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Psyche's Links: 2008

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Boston Review — Special Feature: Closing Guantánamo
Torture prosecutions finally begin in the U.S. - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - . if they're from Liberia
Israel moves forward and sends more troops to Gaza
ANALYSIS / Rivalry among Israel's leaders at root of row on Gaza cease-fire - Haaretz - Israel News
Israel rejects truce call, pursues bombing Gaza
Gaza Voices, American Silence - by Kenneth Ring
Robert Fisk: Leaders lie, civilians die, and lessons of history are ignored - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent
Ali Abunimah: No words left to describe latest Gaza catastophe | Comment is free | The Guardian Palestinians are at a loss to describe this latest catastrophe. International civil society must act now
Johann Hari: The true story behind this war is not the one Israel is telling - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent
ei: "If there is an Israeli invasion hospitals will collapse"
Gaza relief boat damaged in encounter with Israeli vessel - CNN.com ("accidentally" rammed three times)
Al Jazeera English - Americas - Obama's Gaza silence condemned
B'Tselem - Statistics - Fatalities
Neve Gordon and Jeff Halper: Where's the Academic Outrage Over the Bombing of a University in Gaza?
Americans Should Act to End Violence Against Gaza
YouTube, Twitter: Weapons in Israel's Info War | Danger Room from Wired.com
Mondoweiss: In their own words Sallai Meridor, Israel's ambassador to the United States, talking to reporters
Mondoweiss: It's the end of the world as we know it (and I feel fabulous) Iraq comes home ("NPR, which administers the IV drip every morning on what Elite Blue Staters Are Allowed to Think")
Mondoweiss: Is Gaza curtains for the Israel lobby? Ross and Blankfort debate ("Israel that broke the cease-fire on Nov.4 (which was by no coincidence) the night Obama was elected")
Redress Newsblog: Pirates of the Mediterranean Israel has now confirmed itself as a rogue state by launching into international piracy.
The Nakba - an event that did not occur (although it had to occur)
Booman Tribune ~ Answer Gonzo's Question
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Gonzo: I'm A Casualty Of The War On Terror
All Spin Zone » Alberto Gonzales Can’t Find a Job, Whines
News NewsReel - WSJ.com - Gonzales Defends Role in Antiterror Policies
Whiskey Fire: Good for You, Asshole! : Blagojevich's decision to go ahead and name a new senator. Sure, he's being an asshole, but there's a certain "joie de fuck you" quality to the announcement that you just have to admire
The Crypt: Roland Burris's Monument to Me - Politico.com
Russia Aside, Georgia Chief Is Pressed at Home - NYTimes.com
Conservatives Preparing For Coleman Defeat
TPM Election Central | Minnesota Recount Almost Over -- But Coleman Could Keep A Franken Win Bottled Up For Weeks
Michael Tomasky: Welcome to America's hall of shame | Comment is free | The Guardian From Sarah Palin to AIG's pamper-hungry sales reps, the following characters have made us less than proud

Paulson says U.S. lacked tools to tackle crisis: report | Reuters (oh?)
Property Values - What You Get for ... $150,000 - NYTimes.com
Clusterfuck Nation by Jim Kunstler Forecast for 2009 ("May of 2009, the stock markets will resume crashing with the ultimate destination of a Dow 4000 before the end of the year")
California readies IOUs -- legislators would be first - Sacramento News - Local and Breaking Sacramento News | Sacramento Bee
Paul Kedrosky: Scenarios for 2009: Straight Lines, Moonshots, EKGs, etc.

NASA faults equipment in Columbia shuttle disaster - CNN.com
Lawsuit would challenge oath, invocation - wtop.com (in a Republican God we trust)
Human beings are born with numbers on the brain | Easy as 1, 2, 3 | The Economist People come into the world ready to count its wonders
Hustler Articles: Who Is MSNBC Anchor Joe Scarborough? (coverup?)
2008 Science Retrospective: Science Journalists Need Some New Clichés In 2009
How to Press the Reset Button On Your Life | Zen Habits
Lake Superior State University :: Banished Words List :: Banished Words List
The Top 10 Political Technology Stories of 2008 | NextGenGOP.com | The Future of the Republican Party
BreakthroughAlert.com: Is a volcano big enough to cause an ice age really about to blow its top? (Yellowstone supervolcano)
A New Fleet of Spacecraft - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com
Google: Firefox and Chrome Run Gmail Twice as Fast as IE, Says Google
Must Have Cake? How are you going to get it? - NoNewbs
YouTube - Yoshimoto Cube
CSS Sprites + Rounded corners | Css Globe
middlespot.com - powerful new interface for analyzing and managing your search results. No plugins, logins or passwords required.
Time For Some Stories (Davesecretary)
TIME FOR SOME STORIES by Dave Secretary
SaruDama: Kwaidan - Yuki-Onna (Snow Woman) - Japanese Folklore
Yuki-Onna - SamuraiWiki
Yuki-onna ~ part of The Obakemono Project: An Online Encylopedia of Yokai and Bakemono
Spelunky!
Play Flash Element TD 2, a free online game on Kongregate
John_Stump_-_FaeriesAireandDeathWaltz.jpg
27xezpi.jpg ("we sell more seats than the Governor")
HAA, Hired Assassin Agency
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An Oral History of the Bush White House: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com: Farewell to All That
Cheney's Legacy of Deception By Robert Scheer (worst VP ever)
ANALYSIS / Hamas is hoping for an IDF ground operation in Gaza - Haaretz - Israel News
Israel bombs Gaza home of top Hamas commander - Haaretz - Israel News Tuesday's death toll included two sisters, aged 4 and 11, who perished in an airstrike on a rocket squad in northern Gaza on Tuesday.
Firedoglake » Why Are Palestinians Expected to Do What Americans Would Never Do?
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com George Washington's warnings and U.S. policy towards Israel (Congress way out of step with American public)
TheHill.com - Kucinich criticizes Israel; wants U.N. probe
The Washington Monthly: The Well Was Fine (more lies from the history re-writers)
Talking Points Memo | Zbig Smacks Down Mornin' Joe: Zbig to Joe: "You have a such stunningly superficial knowledge of what went on it's almost embarrassing to listen to you."
TPM: News Pages | Talking Points Memo | Ex-aides say Bush never recovered from Katrina Former Bush advisers say Katrina severely damaged Bush's ability to talk to nation
'Magic Negro' flap might help Saltsman - Andy Barr - Politico.com (Republicans: party of southern racists over 50 years old)
From the left, a call to end the current Dutch notion of tolerance - International Herald Tribune
The Progressive Puppy: Judge to lesbian mom: No cohabitation, or lose your child - George Robert Ellis of Tennessee's 28th Judicial District, homophobe
Nervous About Nixon? by David Schwartz - Moving Image Source A new DVD offers the real Frost/Nixon Watergate interview from 1977
Why Can't I Get Off This List? - washingtonpost.com (homeland stupidity)

Daily Kos: Former Merrill Lynch executive pays 37 million for NYC apartment (with taxpayer money) (he worked 3 months)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/29/2008 | When textile quotas end this week, will U.S. jobs go, too?
As More Retailers Fail, Malls Could Be Next Victim - Holiday Central - CNBC.com
Parent Company, a Retailer, Files for Bankruptcy - NYTimes.com
What Consumer Confidence Means for the US Dollar in 2009
Home Prices Fell at Their Sharpest Pace in October - NYTimes.com
Breaking Up Is Harder to Do After Housing Fall - NYTimes.com
Open Left:: More Perspective On Great Depression / FDR
Why Wall Street Always Blows It - The Atlantic (December 2008) (Henry Blodget)

Firedoglake » Dennis Prager’s Helpful Marital Advice To The Ladies, Part II (LOLRepublicans)
The Associated Press: Mass. says new pot law allows other THC drugs, too
25C3: MD5 considered harmful today
Researchers Use PlayStation Cluster to Forge a Web Skeleton Key | Threat Level from Wired.com
Major Break in MD5 Signed X.509 Certificates
HashClash
RIAA Thomas Appeal Denied; Retrial Likely to Set New Copyright Infringement Course | Threat Level from Wired.com
The Seven Best Capers of 2008 | Threat Level from Wired.com
50 Resources for Getting the Most Out of Google Analytics
Recent Earthquakes for Yellowstone
Widespread Female Circumcision Highlights the Plight of Kurdish Women - washingtonpost.com The Widespread Practice of Female Circumcision in Iraq's North Highlights The Plight of Women in a Region Often Seen as More Socially Progressive (submission to male authority)
Phenomenica: Two 7th century B.C. graves accidentally discovered in Turkey
One year in 40 seconds on Vimeo
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Israel says Gaza assault 'war to the bitter end'
Daily Kos: Today I end my support of Israel
Rice: People will soon thank Bush for what he's done - CNN.com (sure they are)
The Noose Tightens | Newsweek.com Rumsfeld, Ashcroft and other top Bush officials could soon face legal jeopardy.
Imprisoning Our Own: 8 Shocking Facts about American Incarceration | EcoSalon - The Green Gathering
Op-Ed Columnist - You’re Likable Enough, Gay People - NYTimes.com

Lehman bankruptcy filing wiped out billions: report - Yahoo! Finance (Paulson's $75 billion fuckup)
TPMMuckraker | What Happened To Madoff's Money?
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Holiday Sales Drop to Force Bankruptcies, Closings
Class War: The $37 Million Park Ave. Apartment Your Bailout Bought
Robert J. Samuelson - The Crash in Conventional Wisdom - washingtonpost.com - It was once believed (everyone agreed with conventional wisdom except a few dirty hippies)
Whose Infrastructure? | The Big Picture (U.S. lived through biggest boom and spent almost nothing on infrastructure and education)(the bond markets would have crashed)

YouTube - THC Kills Glioma Cancer Cells - Medical Miracles from Europe
Think Progress » Study: Premarital abstinence pledges are ineffective (it was always about control and punishment) )
Everything you know about ARGs is wrong
A Cat's Nine Lives Video -- National Geographic
Bellflower: Child and his cat
Text Messages Cost Carriers Nothing | Gadget Lab from Wired.com
Vertor.com - Verified torrents
Scientific illiteracy all the rage among the glitterati - Science, News - The Independent
Nanomedicine, Nanomaterials, and the NIH
Schneier on Security: Gunpowder Is Okay to Bring on an Airplane
Atheist Revolution: Patron Who Complained About Indiana Library Nativity Faces Retaliation
We're Witnessing the Return of Religion as a Principle Cause of Warfare | | AlterNet
The Relaxation Response: A Bio-behavioral Perspective - The Tap Water Elixir (mindlessness meditation)
Tendency for Rumination in midlife may decrease risk for dementia decades later
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...: A Bloody Day in Gaza: Over 230 killed, hundreds injured
Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about - Haaretz - Israel News
IDF mobilizes tanks, reinforces troops along Gaza border - Haaretz - Israel News
Rockets land east of Ashdod - Israel News, Ynetnews
Greg Mitchell: Attack on Gaza: As Usual, U.S. Media (And Most Liberals) Silent -- As Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts
'An earthquake on top of your head' | World news | guardian.co.uk Dr Eyad Al Serraj, a practising psychologist in Gaza City, describes his family's terror as the Israeli attack began
J Street : Statement by Jeremy Ben-Ami, Executive Director, on Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza
The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
Op-Ed Contributors - Transitions - Should the Obama Generation Drop Out? - NYTimes.com (Times publishes Charles "Bell Curve" Murray again - 90% of Americans too dumb for college)

The Reckoning - WaMu Built an Empire on Bad Loans - Series - NYTimes.com
Economic View - Bailout of Long-Term Capital - A Bad Precedent? - NYTimes.com
Kevin Drum - Mother Jones Blog: Nightmare on Main Street - 25.8% of 182 large retailers it tracks are at significant risk of filing for bankruptcy or facing financial distress in 2009 or 2010
Cash-strapped states weigh selling roads, parks - Yahoo! News (to the banks with the money they got from taxpayers, oh wait...)
Dark days for dynasty built on debt - Salt Lake Tribune (Bucksbaum family - Tom Friedman's wife - General Growth Properties - " As the mortgages came due, the company would replace them with even larger mortgages to provide cash for additional acquisitions." - sound familiar?)
Cars leaving lots without drivers | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/28/2008
OpEdNews » American Banking's Shameful Double Standard
Beat the Press Archive | Getting Rich Helping the Poor (Dean Baker thinks Nicholas Kristof is wrong about high-paid charity CEOs - "They are very effective at making themselves rich while destroying everything around them.")

Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar 2008 - The Big Picture - Boston.com
Judith Warner - Living the Off-Label Life - NYTimes.com (Provigil)
Johann Hari - My experiment with smart drugs: Viagra for the brain? (compare w/Judith Warner's piece: why the NYT is doomed)
Get ready for 24-hour living - health - 18 February 2006 - New Scientist (Provigil)
How Many Silicon Valley Startup Executives Are Hopped Up On Provigil?
The Frontal Cortex : The Hidden Cost of Smart Drugs
Bloomberg.com: Latin America Expecting a Late Night? Sleep Deprivation Boosts Heart Risk
Agony and ecstasy | Agony and ecstasy | The Economist Ecstasy may be good for those who can’t get over something truly horrible
Polly Toynbee: My Christmas message? There's probably no God | Comment is free | The Guardian It is neither emotionally nor spiritually deficient to reject religions that seek to infantilise us with impossible beliefs
Top 100 Stories of 2008 | Discover Magazine
Sharon Smith: Rockefeller Family Fables The Self-Righteous Rich
xs The Lure of the Open Road - 1944 - mjgradziel.com Wartime wandering through the Eastern states by bicycle, truck, and riverboat. 1944.
nyc taxi photo
Scouting NY
English Russia » The Soviet Mayan Playing Cards
Watch Hippie Masala - SnagFilms
YouTube - Weng Weng Rap
TopTenTopTen - The Top Ten Top Ten Lists
"top ten" 2008 - Google News
Technorati Search: "top ten" 2008
The Top Ten Top Ten Lists About Video Games | The Exploding Barrel
Something Else: Top Top Ten Lists for 2008
My 10 top top 10 lists for 2008 - Computerworld Blogs
Just The Best Tech Lists of 2008 - PC World
Best Of 2008: Most Popular Top 10's of 2008
Swan Fungus » Top Ten Top Ten Top Tens! of 2008!(Ten)
Social Citizens Top Ten, Top-Ten List's for 2008 | Social Citizens Blog
The Top Ten Top-Ten Lists - Paper Cuts Blog - NYTimes.com
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Israel demolishes Hamas compounds, over 200 dead - Yahoo! News
Who is Israel targeting in the Gaza - 40 police cadets and children among dead
Scores in Gaza Strip Killed in Wave of Israeli Airstrikes - washingtonpost.com Israeli Defense Minister Says Operations Targeting Hamas Will Be Expanded as Needed
United Press International: Analysis: Hamas history tied to Israel
Jeb Bush Ready to Roll For US Senate? | 3BlueDudes.com (tanned, fit and corrupt)
t r u t h o u t | The Tennessee Coal Ash Disaster "Empty Promise": The Broken Federal Commitment Behind the Tennessee Coal Ash Disaster (clean coal)
The Hill’s Pundits Blog » Apture — A Tool for Political News Transparency
Marianne Mollmann - A Way to Help the World's Women - washingtonpost.com

Federal Cases of Stock Fraud Drop Sharply - NYTimes.com
Think Progress » SEC Chair Asked If He Deserves Blame For Wall Street Crisis: ‘Absolutely Not,’ It ‘Wasn’t The SEC’s Job’ (it was nobody's job)
Jim Hightower | A Senatorial Hissy Fit Over The Bailout (8 Trillion for the financial guys just fine; autoworkers not so much)
Mortgage rates are still too high - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com
Matthew Yglesias » Retail Sales Down
Editorial - The Gas Tax - NYTimes.com
(Calvin and Hobbes explain the financial crisis)
The Housing Bears Are Wrong Again by Larry Kudlow on National Review Online (Kudlow, always wrong, makes more shit up)
The Economic News Isn't All Bleak - WSJ.com We may be in for a long slide. But there are also reasons to think the economy could rebound quickly (these guys were so right before, surely they're right this time)
Bubble, Bubble, Where’s the Housing Bubble? Margaret Hwang Smith Department of Economics Pomona College Claremont CA 91711 (why do these Republicans still have jobs?) w
24/7 Wall St.: Holiday Success At Amazon (AMZN) Runs Against The Grain

Faster Climate Change Feared New Report Points to Accelerated Melting, Longer Drought (someone tell Inhofe)
EzraKlein Archive | The American Prospect | On Blogging Specialization.
Advice on how to blog from Arianna Huffington, Om Malik, and more of the Web's best pundits. - By Farhad Manjoo - Slate Magazine Advice from Arianna Huffington, Om Malik, and more of the Web's best pundits.
Please don't divorce us
Internet sites could be given 'cinema-style age ratings', Culture Secretary says - Telegraph
Scientists plan to ignite tiny man-made star - Telegraph
A Bridge to Somewhere (Else) :: John Kotre :: Global Spiral A Review of Ann Belford Ulanov and Alvin Dueck, The Living God and Our Living Psyche: What Christians Can Learn From Carl Jung
Entangled Narratives: Competing Visions of the Good Life By William Grassi
What is Neurotheology? :: Charles Zeiders :: Global Spiral (the "Chrisitan Clinician" wtf)
Review - Radical Alterity - by Jean Baudrillard and Marc Guillaume
Somatosphere: Microbes and Anthropology
Venus Once Had as Much Water as Earth - What Happened?
YouTube - Asteroid Impact (HD)
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Poll: Obama is man Americans admire most - Usatoday.Com
Op-Ed Columnist - Barack Be Good - NYTimes.com
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - CNN Poll: Three out of four Americans glad to see Bush go - Blogs from CNN.com
Bush's $1 Trillion War on Terror: Even Costlier Than Expected - TIME (Bush changed it on his China card)
Little Blue Pills Among the Ways CIA Wins Friends in Afghanistan - washingtonpost.com
California will run out of money in February - Americas, World - The Independent
Tutu Calls for Threat of Force to Deal With Mugabe - NYTimes.com
Vatican Rewrites History On Galileo
Pew Survey Confirms What We All Know: Net Beats Newspapers As A Source For News

Truck and SUV sales rising as gas prices drop - Dec. 22, 2008
Press reports document criminality of US financial elite
China has put too many eggs in the American basket - allvoices.com
The Federal Reserve Abolition Act
SEC Chair Defends His Restraint During Financial Crisis - washingtonpost.com (Christopher Cox: Republicans NEVER accept responsibility for anything)
In Pictures: Affordable Health Insurance In Six Steps - Forbes.com

Ovablastic: Euler's identity
Technology Review: Tiny $10 Microscope
Women's special: How far have we come in 80 years? | Life and style | The Observer
Baltimore City Paper - Arts: The Incident - Was Bill Clinton's Affair With Monica Lewinsky Merely The Weakness of An Inveterate Horndog--or Something Else? (psychobio)
Technology NewsReel - WSJ.com - Among Dolphins, Tool-Using Handymen Are Women
The Spittoon Hidden in Plain Sight: New Genetic Discoveries Shed Light on the Spread of Farming in Eastern Europe
Harold Pinter: the most original, stylish and enigmatic writer in the post-war revival of British theatre - Telegraph
YouTube - Mr Bean in Weihnachtsstimmung
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Dakota: Merry Christmas Eve
Poll: America's honeymoon with Obama continues - CNN.com (82% - what happened to all the Palin voters?)
Image: Cheney's Delusions part of Cheney's delusions His defense of waterboarding, Guantanamo and the Iraq invasion is indeed Darth Vader-like.
#1. Over One Million Iraqi Deaths Caused by US Occupation | Project Censored
Jonathan Freedland: Seasonal forgiveness has a limit. Bush and his cronies must face a reckoning | Comment is free | The Guardian
Dismantling the Imperial Presidency
Who Lost the Election? | The LA Progressive
Editorial - E.P.A.s Doctor No - NYTimes.com (Stephen Johnson: environmental war criminal)
The Claremont Institute - When Worlds Collide - review of The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In, by Hugh Kennedy and Gods Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570 to 1215, by David Levering Lewis
Who Lost the Election? | The LA Progressive
Don't Buy From Bigots - Business List - Prop 8 Donors lists (check MA)
Balloon Juice - Compare and Contrast: Tom Friedman
The Datsun and the Shoe Tree | The American Prospect Thomas L. Freetrademan | May 21, 2000
Sadly, No! Four Feet Six Inches of Stupid - Kathy Shaidle

Book Review - 'The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath,' by Robert J. Samuelson - Review - NYTimes
Doubts grow on whether Madoff acted alone in fraud - Yahoo! News
Pope decries selfishness in economic crisis - Yahoo! News (man on gilded throne)
The Bag Lady Papers - The Daily Beast Alexandra Penney - a New York artist and former editor of Self Magazinelost her life savings in the Madoff debacle (poor baby, hasn't taken a subway in 30 years)

The lack of female Einsteins is all down to numbers - science-in-society - 24 December 2008 - New Scientist
50 Things We Know Now (We Didn't Know This Time Last Year): 2008 Edition
Lies We Tell Kids
Times Higher Education - Night's Black Agents: Witches, Wizards and the Dead in the Ancient World
Who Lost the Election? | The LA Progressive
One Hacker's Audacious Plan to Rule the Black Market in Stolen Credit Cards
This link kills spam (email harvester bots)
Flickr: Best of Cats (Invited photos only) - VOTE NOW!!
My girlfriend farted while we were kissing should I break up with her? - Yahoo! Answers
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Daily Kos: Appreciating the Foes of Torture
Inside the Shadow Factory -- In These Times James Bamford’s important new book details America’s post-9/11 surveillance-industrial complex
Supreme Court Rules On Minnesota Senate Race: Window Closes On Norm Coleman ("It is more common for Democratic voters to make clerical errors on their absentee ballots than it is for Republicans")
The Brad Blog : The End Finally Nears in Coleman/Franken Race
Media Matters - Media run with unsourced assertion by Sun-Times columnist of "rumbles" that Emanuel "is reportedly on 21 different taped conversations" (how they make shit up)
cab drollery: Bankrupt Ideas
Did Contractor Expose Troops To Toxin?, CBS Evening News: American Soldiers Are Dying Of Lung Cancer - And May Have Been Knowingly Exposed
Police use excessive force, ER docs say - Yahoo! News

Sadhbh Walshe: Over 30 million Americans are now living on food stamps | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk The idea of chief executives being bailed-out while more than 30 million Americans are living on food stamps is unappetising (you mean disgusting)
Jobless Claims Surge By 30,000 to 26-Week High - CNBC.com
Business & Technology | JPMorgan dumping WaMu's leased space in Seattle | Seattle Times Newspaper
Paul Krugman on the Return of Depression Economics - Big Think - Featured Ideas
'The Return of Depression Economics and the Crisis of 2008,' by Paul Krugman - Los Angeles Times
The Big Bailout: Product of a Flawed Democracy | LiveScience

NASA - Earthrise at Christmas
Americans Believe Religion is Losing Clout (hit low in 1970)
Lessig: It's Time to Demolish the FCC | Newsweek Technology | Newsweek.com
Book Review of The Price of Truth - how money affects the norms of science | Logos
You Have Too Much Mail - WSJ.com Our brains, overloaded and distracted now, evolved in a simpler environment.
The new feminists: lipstick and pageants - Times Online
The 104th King William's College quiz | UK news | The Guardian
bmj.com Table of Contents (December 20 , 337 [7684])
The Greatest Love Story Ever Sold
Penguin Silent on Rosenblat Memoir - The Plank
Review: Sherlock Holmes Was Wrong by Pierre Bayard
At Magazines, It's 2.0 Steps Forward, 1.0 Step Back | The New York Observer
Netbook: Psion Orders Websites to Stop Using the Term Netbook
Gelf Magazine The Sex Blogger's Sex Blogger
Last Call? | Popular Science - The most definitive study yet could finally determine whether cellphone use causes cancer
Top 10 New Organisms of 2008
95 Old School Games You Can Play Online | AMOG
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Think Progress » White House: Expect more pardons from Bush.
Washington Times - Exclusive: Obama wants Bush war team to stay (like we said, he's keeping all his neocons)
Dick Cheney's unique gift for making hard questions easy and vice versa. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine Dick Cheney's unique gift for making hard questions easy and vice versa.
Exiled Online - » The Day America’s Empire Died - By Mark Ames (“Everything that the Georgians left behind, I mean everything, was American. All the guns, grenades, uniforms, boots, food rations — they just left it all") (your MSM blackout)
History of civil marriage in the U.S. - Wikipedia (Jim "I love gays" Warren: "The definition of marriage hasn't changed in 5,000 years")
Rick Warren Scrubs Anti-Gay Language From Website (no gays allowed)
E. J. Dionne Jr. - Obama's Invitation to Warren Is a Risk Worth Taking - washingtonpost.com (big tent for haters)
New York State (NY) Poll * December 23, 2008 * New York Is Semi-Sweet On Caroline - Quinnipiac University (and 50% of Republicans hate Bush)
Washingtonpost.com Executive Editor to Step Down - washingtonpost.com (brought us Ben Domenech)
Tucker Bounds... We're gonna miss you buddy - 236.com - News
Diplomatic Immunity Going Too Far: Diplomatic Impunity | Michael Crowley | Reader's Digest
Obama on Marijuana Legalization - Will Obama Legalize Marijuana? - Esquire

Calculated Risk: WSJ: Commercial Property Investors Seek Bailout
New and existing home sales fall again in November - USATODAY.com
Mad Money: Jim Cramer's Advice Slightly Worse Than A Coin Toss?
Thierry de la Villehuchet: Madoff Investor Dies After $1.4 Billion Lost (first suicide)
The Rise of the Four-Day Work Week? - BusinessWeek

Google Maps Mashup Combines Your Address, Nuclear Blast | Wired Science from Wired.com
5 Best Data Visualization Projects of the Year | FlowingData
Original Essay: The Not Rape Epidemic at Racialicious - the intersection of race and pop culture
Long Tail theory contradicted as study reveals 10m digital music tracks unsold - Times Online
Magnetic-Shield Cracks Found; Big Solar Storms Expected (to start in 2012: Mayans were right)
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Kennedy Declines to Make Financial Disclosure - NYTimes.com (did she think this through?)
Matthew Yglesias is shrill - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com - "a criminal enterprise launched by madmen cheered on by a chorus of fools and cowards" (PK picks up on MY's capsule summary)
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Cheney says top congressional Democrats complicit in spying (like Biden)
Think Progress » Biden on prosecuting Bush officials for torture: ‘I think we should be looking forwards, not backwards.’ (moving on)
Even jury hiring is frozen - Los Angeles Times
M of A - Avraham Burg - A Gerechter
Matthew Yglesias » A Special Note Re: Third Way (“hyper-timid incrementalist bullshit” - Jennifer Palmieri sucks at the internets)
Matthew Yglesias » Third Way’s First 100 Days: Retirement Security Edition
Third Way: Board of Trustees (bunch of people you never heard of)
Talking Points Memo | Major Error in Judgment (by) Jennifer Palmieri
Open Left:: Thou Shalt Not Criticize Thy Fellow DC Democrat
Brendan Nyhan: Save Matthew Yglesias from CAP!
Daily Kos: And yes, the Third Way is a bunch of assholes who make the DLC look downright palatable.
TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | Hebron Agonistes: Too Much For Israel
The National Interest - Flight of the Neocons by Jacob Heilbrunn
On Talk Radio, Conservatives Are Energized - NYTimes.com
Howard Kurtz - Mika Brzezinski, Letting Her Opinions Percolate on 'Morning Joe' and the Radio - washingtonpost.com
The Washington Monthly far-right blowhards are disappointed with the outcome of the elections, but they're thrilled about having new targets for their rage.
George F. Will - Executive Power Play Makes Congress Moot - washingtonpost.com - Making Congress Moot
The suspicious, disturbing death of election rigger Michael Connell | Columbus Indymedia Center
The Raw Story | German intel head threatens whistleblower site
Media Matters - It's official: Readers pick Cokie Roberts' "foreign, exotic" Hawaii comments as Most Inane

Gary Younge: Greed has pushed political credibility and financial trust into freefall | Comment is free | The Guardian Recent scandals in America reveal a value system that puts the wealth of a few before the welfare of many
YouTube - Benoit Mandelbrot thinks we're all screwed (Paul Soloman interview on PBS with Nassim "Black Swan" Taleb)
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Fiscal Insanity Virus Rapidly Spreading The Globe (Part 1) | (Part 2)
Stall Speed | Chris Martenson
National Press Club Luncheon Video - Paul Krugman
Obsidian Wings: Oblivious
Itv News | Bailed-Out Businessmen's Bonanza
Black Swans and Dark Matter — Crooked Timber
Bailed-Out Executives Got $1.6 Billion In 2007
Trade Barriers Toughen With Global Slump - washingtonpost.com Despite Free-Market Pledge, Many Nations Adopt Restrictive Policies
Can you afford it now? - Los Angeles Times
IMF chief warns 2009 may be 'even darker'
World faces "total" financial meltdown: Bank of Spain chief
Free Advice: Obama Raises Target to 3 Million New Jobs
Where'd the bailout money go? Shhhh, it's a secret - Yahoo! News
The Unauthorized Biography of $200 Billion Broadband Scandal (how Bush killed the American internet)

E-Mails Reveal Cho's Troubles At Va. Tech - washingtonpost.com
Inventor's 2020 vision: to help 1bn of the world's poorest see better | Society | The Guardian
How Opium Can Save Afghanistan - The Daily Beast
Smart kids are more likely to be heavy drinkers - Times Online - There's a link between a high IQ and developing alcohol problems
Print Article: Octopuses give eight thumbs up for high-def TV
Jupiter's Moon Plays Peekaboo With Hubble | Wired Science from Wired.com
Dr. Dobb's | Neurobiology Will Become "No-Brainer" Substitute for Software | December 16, 2008 The ability of devices to learn and adapt is in the not-too-distant future
Six Apart - Blog - TypePad and Journalism
After Credentials
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If criminal penalties are removed, what will deter lawbreaking by political officials? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Ruth Marcus/WaPo no prosecutions necessary, Republicans will voluntarily not break the law again)
Hans Blix Would Testify Against Bush-Cheney War Crimes | Democrats.com
Cheney: If President Does It During War, It's Legal
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (December 21, 2008) - The Right To Dissolve The Constitution (see, in time of war, defined by you-know-who, there's a Constitutional right to dissolve the Constitution, indefinitely)
White House Accuses NY Times Of 'Gross Negligence' In Latest Chapter Of Tense Relationship (Times finally speaks its mind)
Obama Report On Blagojevich Contacts: Rahm Exonerated (media will speculate on his innocence)
FT.com / US - Rice says Obama likely to follow Bush on foreign policy (can't escape Bush)
Chris Kelly: Is Caroline Kennedy our Sarah Palin? (no)
Huxley wept - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com Rick Warren, last year: If you’re asking me do I believe in evolution, the answer is no, I don’t. (morons elevated in our national discourse)
Biden: Cheney's Policies Have Created More Terrorists (fuckyou!)
Karl Rove Destroyed My Life - The Daily Beast Former Alabama Governor Don Siegelman blames Republican dirty tricks for the nine months he spent in prison
Third Committee Draft Text Endorses Recommendations, Future Workplan Of Human Rights Council’S Working Group On Right To Development (UN votes on the right to food, 180 for, 1 against. Who was against? The United States. And you thought refusing to support decriminalizing homosexuality was bad...)
Bush Insider Who Planned To Tell All Killed In Plane Crash: Non-Profit Demands Full Federal Investigation - Yahoo! News
General George S. Patton was assassinated to silence his criticism of allied war leaders claims new book - Telegraph
Back to the Future with The Complex?
The Pentagon is muscling in everywhere. It's time to stop the mission creep. - washingtonpost.com
The poetry of Donald Rumsfeld. - By Hart Seely - Slate Magazine (2003)
Our Annual Top 10 Newspaper Industry Stories of the Year

The Reckoning - Bush’s Philosophy Stoked the Mortgage Bonfire - Series - NYTimes.com (really?)
Synagogue Of $Ufferers - New York Post (Members of a posh Upper East Side synagogue suffered a $2 billion bloodbath in Bernie Madoff's epic Ponzi scheme)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide FBI Agents Shifted From Terror Work to Madoff, Subprime Probes (FBI still can't walk and chew gum)
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | SECer: Agency "In A State Of Complete Panic" Over Madoff Revelations (shredders working overtime)
FT.com / US / Economy & Fed - Hedge funds gain access to $200bn Fed aid (bailing out the rich)
Paul Krugman's horror story: The Swamp
News from The Associated Press AP study finds $1.6B went to bailed-out bank execs (they should have been shot)
The American Conservative » The Toyota Republicans (Country First! is Japan)
Jobless rate for N.C. surges to 25-year high | CharlotteObserver.com
Golden West deal doomed Wachovia in crisis | CharlotteObserver.com
Calculated Risk: U.S. retail gasoline prices decline to $1.66 per gallon

Chycho.com - Eight major undersea Internet communication cables cut in 2008: We most definitely do live in interesting times
Scientists Hack Cellphone to Analyze Blood, Detect Disease, Help Developing Nations
EPA veils hazardous substances - JSOnline (Bush: you don't need to know what's killing you)
Skin Deep - Putting Vanity (and Botox?) on Hold - NYTimes.com
Itv News | Ancient Soil Replenishment Technique Helps In Battle Against Global Warming
Vulnerability to post-traumatic stress disorder runs in families, study shows
PonderAbout.com: The Great Attractor (cosmic Niagra Falls)
YouTube - Sara, 13-yrs girl, plays RUSH - YYZ with stick performance
Goethe-Institut Schiller-Rap - Schillerjahr 2009 - Der Wettbewerb - Gewinner
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Editorial - The Torture Report - NYTimes.com
Demands for war crimes prosecutions are now growing in the mainstream - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (December 15, 2008) - Reynolds Responds (InstaPundit)
Republicans get really nervous as Al Franken pulls into the lead | Crooks and Liars
at-Largely: One of my sources died in a plane crash last night... (GOP Ohio election stealing)
Arrests at Iraqi Ministry Based on a 'Big Lie,' Interior Chief Says - washingtonpost.com
Chris Matthews Eviscerates Neocon Frank Gaffney: "4,000 People Are Dead Because Of The Way You Feel" ("It is regrettable that they had to die," Gaffney said, "but I believe they did have to die") (easy to say when other people are doing the dying)
Media Matters - Media Matters: Matthews for Senate (?)
John McCain, Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham - A Chance for Consensus on Iraq - washingtonpost.com (3 Stooges)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/19/2008 | Palin soap opera: Drug in Levi's mom's case is oxycontin ("hillbilly heroin")
Prop. 8 Sponsors Seek To Nullify 18,000 Gay Marriages (pro-family Christians)
How Obama tapped into a powerful—and only recently studied—human emotion called "elevation." - By Emily Yoffe - Slate Magazine
TPM Election Central | Rick Warren: Syria Treats Jews Really Well
Robert Fisk’s World: One missing word sowed the seeds of catastrophe - Robert Fisk, Commentators - The Independent No one in 1967 thought the Arab-Israeli conflict would still be in progress 41 years later (Jewish lawyering: they tried this with G-D and it didn't work out so well)
How to end the South's economic war on the North | Salon The South's attempt to kill the North's auto industry is the latest battle in an ongoing conflict. It's time for a Third Reconstruction to put an end to it.
Katrina's Hidden Race War
YouTube - Letterman's Top 10 George Bush moments

TPMMuckraker | Cox "Worked to Dismantle The SEC," Says Commission Vet (more Bush wreckage)
Profile of SEC Chief Christopher Cox - Executive Articles - Portfolio.com Under chairman Christopher Cox, the commission has undermined and demoralized its enforcement staff
SEC Report: Employees Browsed Porn, Ran Private Businesses - ProPublica (pro-business)
George's Bottom Line oe Biden said the U.S. economy is in danger of "absolutely tanking"
History Repeats Itself in Different Hues – Japan vs. United States
The Atlantic Online | December 2008 | China: “Be Nice to the Countries That Lend You Money” | James Fallows ("you have to have someone to tell you the truth")
The Reckoning - On Wall Street, Bonuses, Not Profits, Were Real - Series - NYTimes.com
On the Contrary: The Talmud, the Stock Market and Bernie the Goniff
Business & Technology | How marketing tricks you, and how to beat it | Seattle Times Newspaper

YouTube - 'Soulgasms' and the Christian War on Masturbation
YouTube - Five Biggest LIES About Christianity
Single word change in Book of Mormon speaks volumes
FORA.tv - Power & Sex: (Christian) America's War on Sexual Rights
Itv News | 'Hobbit' Fossils Represent A New Species, Concludes Anthropologist
BBC NEWS | Health | Breast cancer gene-free baby due
YouTube - Evelyn Glennie: How to listen to music with your whole body
When Jesus met Buddha - The Boston Globe
California Drones Mystery Solved By Sarah Connor Chronicles? - Screen Rant
NatGeo: Top Ten Archaeology Finds: Most Read of 2008
Healing Combat Trauma: Combat Veterans, PTSD and Domestic Violence - A Sometimes Deadly Combination
Good Math, Bad Math : Fitness Landscapes, Evolution, and Smuggling Information
PonderAbout.com The Giant Impact Theory (formation of the Moon)
Blake retrospective: Tate Britain stages 1809 show | Art and design | The Guardian
LRB · James Wolcott: Caretaker/Pallbearer The Widows of Eastwick by John Updike
The 8 Best "Drunk Jeff Goldblum" Videos - Viral Video - Videogum
How Jewish is Hollywood? - Los Angeles Times
The Explainer questions we never answered in 2008. - By Daniel Engber - Slate Magazine
'Seeing' The Quantum World: How A Quantum Computer Would Work
Earth's Original Ancestor Was 'LUCA' - Last Universal Common Ancestor - hyperthermophilic organism
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Think Progress » Report: Gonzales Appears To Have Lied To Congress For Rice About Vetting Bush’s Pre-War Uranium Claims (hundreds of thousands dead)
Tortured Reasoning: vanityfair.com
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Breaking: Al Franken Takes The Lead In Minnesota Recount!
The Washington Monthly A Bad Rule
TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | The Top Dozen Insights of Conservatives, 2008
Bristol Palin's Future Mother-In-Law Arrested On Drug Charges (meth? ya think?)
Civil Liberties Examiner: Galveston police haven't apologized for beating 12-year-old girl
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/19/2008 | Most corrupt state? It may just be North Dakota. Really.
BBC NEWS | Health | People 'still willing to torture'
US Balks at Backing Condemnation of Anti-Gay Laws | CommonDreams.org
APS Observer - Replicating Milgram

President Bush: Automakers to get $17.4B - Yahoo! News (after Republicans say fuckyou to the country)
Paulson: Congress needs to release second $350B - Yahoo! Finance (with absolutely no oversight)
Krugman - The Madoff Economy - NYTimes.com
TPM: News Pages | Talking Points Memo | Madoff investors hope for bailout Wiped out Madoff investors pray for bailout as SIPC money seen too small, too long to process (rich Jews want taxpayer money)
FT.com / Companies - Banks lent billions to Madoff ‘feeder funds’
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Madoff’s Misconduct Said to Date to 1970s as Client List Surged (the SEC at work)

Association for Psychological Science - Are Power and Compassion Mutually Exclusive?
BBC NEWS | Technology | Severed cable disrupts web access (the FLAG FEA, SMW4, and SMW3 lines, near the Alexandria cable station in Egypt, have all been cut + GO cable off Sicily)
The Mundaneum Museum Honors the First Concept of the World Wide Web - NYTimes.com
Music Industry to Abandon Mass Suits - WSJ.com (what?)
YouTube - HD videos
YouTube - Princess Bride Lightsaber Battle
How to bake a potato
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Dakota: High Tech Report
Sunlight Foundation » Yes We Can…Use Comments, Web Services on Government Web Sites
Alaska Racist Emails Against Obama On State Accounts Probed
Minnesota Recount: Franken Starting To Make Big Gains On Challenged Ballots (Nate Silver's call looking good)
Minnesota Senate recount: Latest Coleman-Franken results
35 Iraqi Officials Are Held in Raids on Key Ministry - NYTimes.com
Obama Selects Evangelist for Invocation - NYTimes.com
TPM Election Central | Obama On Rick Warren Pick: We have To Be Able To Agree To Disagree
Obama: We have to be able to agree to disagree - Funny how you only reach across the aisle when it's someone else's family, gay families in particular, getting the shaft
Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » The Warren Invocation (on the other hand)
What's the Matter With Rick Warren? (anti-evolution, gay marriage=child rape)
Firedoglake » The Divisiveness Of the Rick Warren Choice
Media Matters - NBC's Curry repeated Warren falsehood about Prop 8 without noting it's false (liars and their media enablers)
Obama's Talking Points On Rick Warren
Clinton Foundation Donor List: Tens Of Millions Of Dollars Raised From Foreign Governments (no conflict of interest, heh)
Washington News Bureaus Are Shrinking - NYTimes.com Big News in Washington, but Far Fewer Cover It
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting » Blog Archive » Bob Kerrey, New School's 'Moderate' War Criminal
The Strange and Bizarre Story of Wallace Scarborough’s Fight Against Democracy. « Jones On Politics (bizaare Southern Republicans)
Perino Grades Political Pundits: "Zero" For Fairness
YouTube - George W. Bush's Nightmare Before Christmas

naked capitalism: New York Times Pulls Punches On Wall Street Bubble Era Pay (refuses to call looting looting)
Madoff Scandal Shaking Real Estate Industry - NYTimes.com ("Many developers had pledged their investments with Mr. Madoff as collateral for projects")
Open Left:: During the Madoff Scandal, the SEC Goes After... The National Lampoon (priorities, priorities)
Sports teams fear hit from economic crisis -- baltimoresun.com
NPR: Sports On The Skid?

BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Changes 'amplify Arctic warming' Scientists say they now have unambiguous evidence that the warming in the Arctic is accelerating (too late)
Triple Helix: Designing a New Molecule of Life: Scientific American
The year 2008 in photographs (part 1 of 3) - The Big Picture - Boston.com
If you send disparaging E-mails about me to someone else and I find out about it, I can and will pursue defamation charges. I have an excellent lawyer and I rather doubt you do. : WTF (Joe Clark loses at the Internet)
Scientists debunk myth that most heat is lost through head | Science | The Guardian
Architects Rule! : Real-life Dilbert manager quotes
Review: The Definitive Coast-to-Coast 3G Data Test
Featured Download: Dropbox Syncs and Backs Up Files Between Computers Instantaneously
Open Source Windows - Free, Open-Source software for Windows XP and Vista
Linux.com :: Where has my disk space gone? (du | sort -rn | head -n 20)
WinDirStat - Windows Directory Statistics
Home Page EN | Molleindustria (Oiligarchy, Free Culture, Faith Fighter, Pedopriest)
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Bush: Job Ratings
Person of the Year 2008 - TIME - Obama
CNN Political Ticker: Rick Warren to give inaugural invocation (rightwing homophobe, Prop 8 supporter, given national stage again: change that just makes you sick or genius move by O?)
Firedoglake » Obama Selects Eliminationist Preacher Warren for Inauguration Pulpit: The Audacity of Hate
Warren To Deliver Invocation at Inaguration | Right Wing Watch Rick Warren is really just a friendlier version of James Dobson
Pam's House Blend:: Homobigot Rick Warren to deliver invocation at inauguration
Obama picks homophobe pro-'Prop 8' evangelical preacher to give the invocation at inaugural
Box Turtle Bulletin » Some of Rick Warren’s Best Friends Are Gay…
Wonk Room » Rick Warren: Stopping Evil ‘Is The Legitimate Role Of Government’
Rick Warren, Obama Invocation Choice, Causing First Real Rift With Progressives
Paul Abrams: No Choice But to Prosecute Cheney, for the Good of the Country
Bush says sacrificed free-market principles to save economy - Yahoo! News (what's wrong with this picture?)
Patrick Cockburn: Each Shoe was Worth a Thousand Words
Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers: The End of the Washington Consensus ("Austerity and “fiscal responsibility” are for other countries")
Matthews, Hitchens Lead Stirring Fight Against Pro-Torture Views Of Michael Smerconish
Tough questions for Caroline Kennedy as she leaves meeting in Syracuse - On Politics - USATODAY.com Tough questions for Caroline Kennedy as she leaves meeting in Syracuse (and no answers)
TAPPED Archive | The American Prospect: Speculation Journalism (Politico making shit up) OA
The Washington Monthly: Party Like It's 1999 (Republican solutions: back to the past)
Elizabeth Drew: Frost/Nixon: A Dishonorable Distortion of History
The Associated Press: Ga. judge jails Muslim woman over head scarf
Epoch Times - Bin-Laden's System to Bankroll Terrorism
Print This Article : Hawala, or The Bank That Never Was

ABC News: Morgan Stanley Is One Bank That Cites a Loan From TARP Money
Low-Interest Mortgages Are the Answer - WSJ.com (the Republican solution: reinflate the housing bubble)
The Mortgage Meltdown Video - CBSNews.com
CalPers losing 103% on its housing bets - Lansner on Real Estate - OCRegister.com
Irvine Housing Blog - Irvine Real Estate - How is OC Doing?
Madoff house arrest ordered as European banks reel - Yahoo! News
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Madoff’s Wife Said to Be Investigated Over Ponzi Scheme Records
Warren Buffett Granddaughter - Nicole Buffett - Marie Claire - The Billionaire's Black Sheep
Children forced into cell-like school seclusion rooms - CNN.com

Salman Hameed: How to quell the rise of Muslim Creationism | Science | guardian.co.uk
Butter Holds the Secret to Cookies That Sing - NYTimes.com
Video: KickYouTubes Lets You Download Videos Without Extra Software or Hassle
Firedoglake » Inhofe Plays while the Boxer’s Away (Republican psycho-creep and his climate "report")
Death map USA: Natural disaster hotspots revealed - image 3 - environment - 17 December 2008 - New Scientist Standardised mortality ratios at county level,
Annals of Education: Most Likely to Succeed: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
HIV infects women through healthy tissue: U.S. study | U.S. | Reuters
New 'Molecular Memory' Only 10 Atoms Thick: Massive Storage Possible
Securing Firefox: How to avoid hacker attacks on Mozilla's browser | ZDNet Photo Gallery
Fimoculous.com: 2008 End-Of-Year Lists
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It's official: Barack Obama elected 44th president - Yahoo! News
Matthew Yglesias An Empire of Sentimentality - a criminal enterprise launched by madmen cheered on by a chorus of fools and cowards (esp your media)
Poll Finds Support for Obama's War Views - washingtonpost.com Less Pessimism on Iraq, But 70% Back Pullout
Nicolas Sarkozy Assassination Attempt: French President Unharmed
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Shoe thrower 'beaten in custody' (of course)
Matthew Yglesias Cohen: Online News Reading is Undermining My Sexist Stereotypes
Instaputz: Ungrateful Iraqis.
AFP: Iraqi justice to probe case of Bush shoe assailant Iraqi justice to probe case of Bush shoe assailant (more interrogation to find out "who's behind this")
TheHill.com - Cheney says waterboarding was appropriate ("it would be very unfortunate if the incoming administration were to roll back some of the programs")
American Civil Liberties Union : Court Rules Patriot Act's "National Security Letter" Gag Provisions Unconstitutional (this is big)
Alex Jones' Infowars: Marine Military Presence Confirmed in San Bernardino County
Big brother is NOT watching you: Cash-strapped towns leave CCTV cameras unmonitored | Mail Online

FRB: Press Release--FOMC statement--December 16, 2008 The Federal Open Market Committee decided today to establish a target range for the federal funds rate of 0 to 1/4 percent.
ZIRP! - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Why Didn't SEC Look Closer At Madoff?
S.E.C. Image Suffers in a String of Setbacks - NYTimes.com (Christopher Cox: your Republican SEC at work)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Housing Starts in U.S. Fell 18.9% to 625,000 Pace
Michigan Messenger Changes in bank bailout plan avoids executive salary restrictions

BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Edinburgh, East and Fife | Rom-coms 'spoil your love life' Watching romantic comedies can spoil your love life
YouTube - "The View"--Elisabeth Hasselbeck Attacks Evolution (idiot on parade)
YouTube - Billy Connolly on Catholicism and Sarah Palin
Microsoft: Big Security Hole in All IE Versions - Security Fix
Internet Explorer Data Binding Memory Corruption Vulnerability - Secunia Advisories
Virustotal. MD5: 06834a694e541347a6c8f09c5e1f858c TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen Suspicious File Malicious Software
YouTube - Ian Freeman arrested and jailed for 93 days (93 days in jail for taking 6 seconds to sit down) | Free Keene Couch Court Audio & Orders ("justice" Edward J Burke, Keene NH)
Couple who add rock dust to barren soil develop process into export business | UK news | The Observer
Arctic Ice Melt Of Over Two Trillion Tons Has Occurred Since 2003
Conceptual Trends and Current Topics: Unthinkable Futures
TNH FTW! A final post and a question for you. - Boing Boing
Dinosaur Killer May Have Been Volcanism, Not Asteroid - Yahoo! News
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BBC NEWS | Middle East | Iraq rally for Bush shoe attacker
12-11-2008 - Levin, McCain Release Executive Summary and Conclusions of Report on Treatment of Detainees in U.S. Custody : Senator Carl Levin: News Release
Dan Froomkin - Pack of Liars - washingtonpost.com
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - The Architect Of Abu Ghraib (Bush) | The Media Yawns - Even PBS demanded that guests not use the word torture to decribe torture
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Senate report links Bush to detainee homicides; media yawns
Itv News | Bush On Al Qaeda Not Existing In Iraq Before Invasion: So What?
The Raw Story | US Supreme Court orders Guantanamo torture case review
Obama: No Blagojevich Contact, No "Inappropriate Discussions"
Cheney: Obama Will "Appreciate" Our Expansion Of Power ("We did not exceed our constitutional authority, as some have suggested")
Which state is the most corrupt - Illinois or Louisiana? - By Jacob Weisberg - Slate Magazine
The Raw Story | Coulter: Minnesota Senate race 'being openly stolen'
Tapes have potential witnesses speaking out :: Chicago Sun-Times :: Gov. Blagojevich
Tapped Archive | The American Prospect: Rick Warren Doth Protest Too Much: I'M Not A Homophobe (gay marriage=incest, pedophilia, polygamy, but he's not anti-gay)
U.N. Rights Investigator Turned Away by Israel - NYTimes.com
Israel's merry band of Klansmen, the extreme right - Haaretz - Israel News
Turks apologize for Armenian massacres - Europe- msnbc.com - Prominent intellectuals show regret online for World War I-era atrocities
MWC News - A Site Without Borders - - Arundhati Roy: 9 Is Not 11 (on India-Pakistan, Mumbai is not 9/11, Kashmir: info not in US media)
Tomgram: Arundhati Roy, The Monster in the Mirror

Economic crisis of 2008 - Wikipedia (otherwise known as "the Bush Crash")
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/15/2008 | Business bankruptcies keep rising; no relief in sight
Limits on Executive Pay May Prove Toothless - washingtonpost.com Loophole in Bailout Provision Leaves Enforcement in Doubt (who could have predicted?)
States Funds for Jobless Are Drying Up - NYTimes.com (Benefits funds in two states, Indiana and Michigan, have already dried up)
The 17th Floor, Where Wealth Went to Vanish - NYTimes.com
Bernie Madoff Ponzi Scheme: Victim List Grows
TPMMuckraker | SEC Didn't Probe Madoff's Investment Biz -- Despite Complaints
Bloomberg.com: U.S. Fairfield Sent Madoff $7.3 Billion as Funds Took Fees (made 11%, nice due diligence, guys)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Madoff Said to Use Unregistered Side-Unit for Clients
Prominent Jewish foundations shut down due to Madoff Wall Street affair - Haaretz - Israel News
New Bubble, Same Old Frauds - Forbes.com Enron and Worldcom, Madoff and Dreier. Is anyone really surprised?
Talking Points Memo | Don't We Have Laws ... (Paulson lied to Congress)
Economic Scene - Figure Skews Debate of a Bailout for Detroit - NYTimes.com - $73 an Hour: Adding It Up (union-busting propaganda)
history.gif (national debt since 1940)
M of A - Stimuli And Global Balance
Nobel Economist Says More Stable Currency Needed
TPMMuckraker | Schumer Helped Block Regulation Of Ratings Agencies (wy to go, Chuckie, you screwed the whole country)
After the Crash: How Software Models Doomed the Markets: Scientific American Overreliance on financial software crafted by physics and math PhDs helped to precipitate the Wall Street collapse
Books of The Times - In The Ascent of Money, Niall Ferguson Argues That Financial Systems Drive History - Review - NYTimes.com
Hackers 'Responsible' for 546m of Illegal Deforestation in the Amazon
The author of the MPG illusion on why we misunderstand the meaning of miles per gallon (and why we shouldnt completely hate the hybrid Cadillac Escalade)

Google Wants Its Own Fast Track on the Web - WSJ.com
Pixies, Sheilas, Dirtbags and Cougar Bait: Modern Slang
An index of promiscuity | Sex and the citizen | The Economist Where people are most, and least, promiscuous
More Americans Believe in the Devil, Hell and Angels than in Darwin's Theory of Evolution - MarketWatch - Nearly 25% of Americans Believe They Were Once another Person
Letter From West Hollywood: Special Treatment: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker The rise of luxury rehab.
Google Blasts WSJ, Still 'Committed' to Net Neutrality | Epicenter from Wired.com
When Justice Got Bonged: Mary Beth Buchanan Vs. Tommy Chong | BuzzFlash.org (crazed Bush prosecutor spent $12million to entrap Chong)
The Story Of Tommy Chong - What The Feds Don't Want You To See
Neuroscience Sheds New Light on Creativity - Rewiring the Creative Mind | Fast Company
BBC NEWS | Asia-Pacific | Cargo cult lives on in South Pacific (A Christian youth worker said: "Those people are holding on to a dream that will never come true")
Itv News | Supermassive Black Hole Dissected With Natural Magnifying Glasses: 1,000 Times Clearer Than Best Telescopes Can Do
Good news for wind, bad for ethanol in major energy study
The Yawn Explained: It Cools Your Brain : Discovery News
'Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963,' by Susan Sontag -- New York Magazine Book Review
TweakGuides.com - PC Game Piracy Examined
YouTube - Bill Clinton - The Final Days
The Ungroundable (South Park)
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Bush Visits Iraq For Final Time
Iraqi Throws Shoes At Bush Press Conference ("This Is A Goodbye Kiss, You Dog"...)
Bush Defends Iraq War During a Farewell Visit - washingtonpost.com - Iraqi Journalist Hurls Two Shoes at Bush During Press Conference With Al-Maliki
Troops to Stay Longer in Iraq as Support, U.S. Says - NYTimes.com
Official History Spotlights Iraq Rebuilding Blunders - NYTimes.com (My friend, Mr. Rumsfeld replied, if you think were going to spend a billion dollars of our money over there, you are sadly mistaken")
Obsidian Wings: Details, Details (complete stupidity of our military leaders)
Jesus' General: From the White House to a Whites-Only House? George W. Bush Goes Home From the White House to a Whites-Only House? George W. Bush Goes Home
Record Breaking 131 Million Voted In November Foolocracy
Op-Ed Columnist - Two Cheers for Rod Blagojevich - Editorial - NYTimes.com
Washington Wire - WSJ.com : The Real Story Behind the Rushed Blagojevich Bust: How the Feds Are Frustrated by Losing (Maybe) Half of Their Case
Hugh Muir: The jury should have been allowed to consider a verdict of unlawful killing in the inquest of Jean Charles de Menezes | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk The jury should have been allowed to consider a verdict of unlawful killing. The inquest was meaningless
Iraq's reconstruction a 100-billion failure: report - Yahoo! News (but no money for Detroit)
Glenn Greenwald Talks To Bill Moyers About The Rule of Law | Crooks and Liars our highest political officials are free to break the most serious laws that we have (Republican lawnorder for other people)
Associated Baptist Press - Judge halts Christian-themed South Carolina license plates (theocrats)
David Gregory - Dickipedia - A Wiki of Dicks
It's a Wolff hunt for angry Judith Regan over Rupert Murdoch bio . "He's a repulsive specimen." (TOTKO)
AP: Many Insisting That Obama Is Not Black
Dispatches from the Culture Wars: Ramstad's Earmark Problem (O's Drugz Czar maybe pick: rightwing Christianist who "completes" Jews and hates needle exchanges: change you won't notice)

Talking Points Memo | So Different?
Bloomberg.com: U.S. Bernard Madoffs One Big Lie Drew Investors: Table
Is the Madoff Scandal the Story of the Year? (with links)
The Madoff Unit: A new metric for the Big Shitpile | Corrente
The End of Wall Street's Boom - Portfolio.com - by Michael Lewis (author of Liar's Poker: history of modern financial greed and stupidity: if this isn't evil, what is?)
Op-Ed Columnist - Two Cheers for Rod Blagojevich - Editorial - NYTimes.com ("Its a sad snapshot of our centurys establishment that Rubin has been an economic adviser to Barack Obama and Gramm to John McCain.")
The Reckoning - Series - The New York Times
Daily Kos: Hartmann Eloquently Defends American Workers our perilous economic situation is the direct result of Reaganomics.
Bad Economy Hits Green Companies Hard | Newsweek Project Green | Newsweek.com Despite all their promise, green companies are awash in red ink.
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/14/2008 | GOP hangs tight on taxes as red ink rises - the state's minority party tries to squeeze a spending cap and pro-business policies from fiscal chaos.

The Rag Blog: The Vatican: Working Their Way Back in Time Will a New Vatican Document Affect Science and Reproductive Health?
Politics: Meg Whitman, homophobe (eMeg, supported Prop 8, wants to be CA gov)
Xiu Xiu - Women As Lovers - David Horvitz | Essay - Consider the Philosopher - After the Death of David Foster Wallace - NYTimes.com
Memories of the Skokie that was -- chicagotribune.com Writer Howard Reich, a child of Holocaust survivors, recalls the joys and torments of the town of his youth
Nuclear reaction: Cast, crew of 'The Day After' reunite for 25th anniversary of film shot in Lawrence, KC
YouTube - ABC News Viewpoint - "The Day After" (Part 1, 1983)
FCC cancels meeting for free Internet vote | Wireless - CNET News
Falling in Love is Now Called Rape in America as teens by the thousands end up in jail for having consensual sex with their girlfriends.
List of common misconceptions - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Amazon.com: The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008: Dave Eggers, Judy Blume: Books
Playboy Virgin Mary Cover Sparks Outrage In Mexico
Can a cat and a rabbit ever find happiness?
Bird Watcher's General Store
12x12 Tic-Tac-Toe
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Carter hopes for early Obama peace push in Mideast | Politics | Reuters
Bush's Final F.U. : Rolling Stone The administration is rushing to enact a host of last-minute regulations that will screw America for years to come
False flags attacks common but rarely reported in the corporate media
Media Matters - Media Matters: Media pick up where they left off 8 years ago (your liberal media at work)
FactCheck.org: Do auto workers really make more than $70 per hour? (only in the minds of corporate media)
Hullabaloo: Matthews is very nearly nuts as far as I can tell ("a bridge too far")
Evangelicals Upset With Bush Bible Comments Foolocracy: Government by fools, silliness and unintelligent people
Josh Gerstein: NPR Salaries: Raw Data

Vitter faulted for derailing auto bailout - Breaking News from New Orleans - Times-Picayune - NOLA.com "He'd rather pay a prostitute than pay auto workers."
YouTube - Leaked GOP Memo Suggests Auto Bailout Bill was Killed for Political Reasons (union busting, they never miss a chance to screw you)
Bloomberg.com: Exclusive Fed Refuses to Disclose Recipients of $2 Trillion (says fuckyou to taxpayers)
Now Accused of Fraud, Wall St. Wizard Had His Skeptics - NYTimes.com (Bush's SEC "completely surprised by the charges of fraud")
Few questioned Bernard Madoff's money-making ways ("they thought it was insider trading, not a Ponzi scheme" which was just fine with them)
Charities count missing millions in Madoff case - Washington Post- msnbc.com Philanthropic groups hit hard by ex-Nasdaq chief's arrest on fraud charges
Bernard L. Madoff - Wikipedia - Alleged victims
Cassandra Does Tokyo: Bernie Comes Out of the Closet
Club Ties
The Madoff Dilemma | The Big Money
I Knew Bernie Madoff Was Cheating--That's Why I Invested With Him
Marginal Revolution: How to run a Ponzi scheme
YouTube - 12/12/2008 Peter Schiff: Will Washington Save Detroit?
Marc Dreier, a Lawyer With a Lavish Lifestyle Accused of Stealing Millions - NYTimes.com
Msnbc panel sees slow growth but no recession - Eye on the Economy- msnbc.com (2008 predictions worked out so well)
Ad industry debacle could kill your favorite TV shows, net sites - WalletPop Blog (end of advertising: it didn't produce anything anyway)
Economist's View: Bankruptcy Reform Caused More Foreclosures
Economist's View: Yet Again, Tax Cuts Do Not Pay for Themselves (Mark Thoma: 2007: Laffer/Greed Curve)
The Reckoning - A Champion of Wall Street Reaps the Benefits - Series - NYTimes.com

Play Auditorium
Virginia Tech Massacre, Seung-Hui Cho: Mobbing And The Virginia Tech Massacre (Nikki Giovanni's role, among others, as bullies)
The Truth About the VT Shooting (4/2007)
ABC News: Study Reports Anal Sex on Rise Among Teens: Lack of Sex Education, Virginity Pledges, Ignorance Contribute to Risky Behavior (see "Purity Balls" and "Christians")
Big Pharma Spends More On Advertising Than Research | ZME Science
Kintaro ukiyo-e prints ::: Pink Tentacle
Obama logo ideas that werent chosen | Logo Design Love
BBC NEWS | Science & Environment | Black hole confirmed in Milky Way
Is This Your Paper On Single Serving Sites?
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ACLU Blog: Because Freedom Cant Blog Itself: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union Video: ACLU Lawyers on Landmark Al-Marri Case (Bush: we can keep an American in jail forever without charges)
TPM: News Pages | Illinois AG asks high court to declare gov. unfit
How Waterboarding Got the Green Light from Bush | Newsweek Voices - Terror Watch (told it worked "100%" of the time)
How to Break a Terrorist - TIME
Becoming 44 | Tracking Obama's Transition Team & Appointees
TPM: News Pages: TPM Presents The GOP Mailers and Robocalls: The Map of GOP sleaze
Smoke and Mirrors. The Subversion of the EPA | Philadelphia Inquirer (Republicans at work)
Dakota: Hard to Disguise
The Republic of T. The Myth of a Bush Recovery, Pt. 2 of 3 (June 2007: "He was, finally, a president as sick as we are")
'Liars': Jury at De Menezes inquest refute police claim that they shouted a warning before they gunned the Brazilian down | Mail Online
Craig Murray - The Disgraceful Sir Michael Wright, A Grovelling Tool of the Police State
YouTube - FCO Human Rights event

Bloomberg.com: Worldwide: Fed Refuses to Disclose Recipients of $2 Trillion in Lending
Calculated Risk: Retail Sales Off Sharply in November
Jim Rogers calls most big U.S. banks bankrupt | U.S. | Reuters
8 really, really scary predictions - Nouriel Roubini (1) - FORTUNE
2009: The year of unsustainability | The Economist
December's tally: 115,416 job cuts so far - Dec. 12, 2008
UAW Wage Bailout vs Republicans: Does this infuriate you?
Treasury ready to prevent collapse of automakers - Yahoo! Finance (Republicans can't find a way to bail out executives but not employees, say screw it)
Republican Senator Admits Opposition to Auto Bill is All About Union Busting - Democratic Underground
Cheney: It's 'Herbert Hoover' time - Yahoo! News Senate Republicans dramatic revolt against a White House-backed auto industry rescue plan is fraught with political risk (for the no-accountability crowd? doubtful)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/12/2008 | McConnell faces criticism at home for killing auto bailout (Republicans: SMASH AND DESTROY)
Daily Kos: UAW: GOP Trying to Destroy Union & Middle Class; GM: US Only Gov't Not Aiding Auto Industry - blocked by Southern Republicans who are antiunion and who represent communities that are home to foreign automakers ("two-fer")
Pollster.com: Nine Ways To Ask About a Bailout (questions that use the fewest words tend to show narrow disapproval)
Auto Suppliers Share in the Anxiety - NYTimes.com
Ex-Nasdaq chairman arrested on fraud charge in NYC - Yahoo! - accused of $50B `Ponzi scheme'
Madoff Scam Bigger Than Enron
Multiple Red Flags in Madoff Case - WSJ.com
Lessons from Iceland | Cracks in the crust | The Economist
What new credit card rules may mean for you
October's Books Sales Down 20 Percent, Publishers Say - mediabistro.com: GalleyCat
ABC News: Are Social Networks Sinking?
Firedoglake Riots Spread in Europe - When will Americans decide they've had enough and start rioting?

Archimedes and the 2000-year-old computer - tech - 12 December 2008 - New Scientist (Antikythera)
GE Launches Incandescent-Shaped CFL Bulb : CleanTechnica
Sarcasm used to diagnose dementia | National Breaking News | News.com.au
Ages of consent in Europe - Wikipedi - Vatican City has the lowest age of consent in Europe (set at 12
20% of teens say they've put nude pics of themselves online
Evaluating the Efficacy of Alternative Medicine | Newsweek Voices - Her Body
ABC News: Chritianist "Purity Balls" dripping with inscest and weirdness
YouTube - Photograph Of Jesus by Laurie Hill in association with the Getty Images Short & Sweet Film Challenge
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Panel Cites White House, Not Soldiers, for Abuse - NYTimes.com (rendite them all)
Bush Regime Declares Itself Above the Law
The Rag Blog: Senate Report on Torture : Blood on Rummy's Hands
Panel: Bush officials to blame for abuse - Security- msnbc.com Bipartisan report says guards and interrogators not the true culprits
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Powell: GOP polarization backfired in election - Blogs from CNN.com ("Can we continue to listen to Rush Limbaugh?" )
Eunomia Mr. Tumnus, Fast Eddie And Misjudging Obama
Greek-inspired protests spread across Europe - Yahoo! News
Patrick Cockburn: Total Defeat for U.S. in Iraq
The Raw Story | Obama may spell end of blank cheques for Israel
Mondoweiss: The assimilationist ramifications of the brutalized Israeli wanderjahr
Feds Argue Return Law Makes Jews Flight Risk
Tom Daschle To Also Oversee New White House Office Of Health Reform
Orlando Sentinel - NASA has become a transition problem for Obama - NASA administrator Mike Griffin is not cooperating with President-elect Barack Obamas transition team
FORA.tv - John Ashcroft Argues Against Releasing Detainees ( 'Stunned' People Think Detainees Deserve Trial)
Suit seeks Todd Palin e-mails that were withheld: Gov. Sarah Palin | adn.com Governor: Staff says "executive privilege" justifies her secrecy
Joe the Plumber trashes McCain in new book | csmonitor.com
NPR to Cut Workforce - WashBiz Blog - projected fiscal 2009 budget deficit of $23 million
Letter From Npr Interim President And Ceo Dennis Haarsager On Layoffs And Show (the endowment lost value and did not generate earnings for this year) (oh?)
Pam's House Blend:: NPR cancels News & Notes, Day to Day, and lays off dozens
Philip Greenspuns Weblog Government-funded radio, U.S. versus Canada (NPR is broken)
Foreign Policy: The 10 Worst Predictions for 2008
Video from the Presidential Campaign, Republican Division - Boing Boing
Donklephant - Kop Busters

Joseph E. Stiglitz on capitalist fools: About Us: vanityfair.com (getting history right: what happened and assigning blame: in the end it was Greenspan)
Our Words: Joseph Stiglitz: Chief Economist at the World Bank from 1996 until 1999, during which time he became quite critical of World Bank policy. Under pressure to keep quiet, he resigned in protest (remember?)
Jobless Claims at 26-Year High; Import Prices Fall - CNBC.com
TPMMuckraker | Bailout Oversight: Too Little, Too Late?
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Goldman Recommends Credit Default Swaps Against NJ, CA, WI, FL, OH, MI, Others
Pay Raise For Judges Tucked Into Auto Bailout Plan
Auto Bailout Bill Appears Stalled in the Senate - NYTimes.com (Republicans: country last)
Daily Kos: Senate GOP: Let Us Destroy UAW, Or We'll Destroy the Economy
ImagesHugger.com: Visual Guide to the Financial Crisis: Part II the 700 Billion Dollar Bailout: Who Pays?
Sit-In at Factory Ends With 2 Loan Agreements - NYTimes.com
KB Toys files Chapter 11; to have going out of business sales | Philadelphia Inquirer
Study Finds White-Collar Unemployment Spreading - City Room Blog - NYTimes.com
3 News > Business > Story > Prospects dim for US$14 billion auto industry rescue
M of A - S.&.P. Companies' Divestment S&P 500 companies did not invest one dime of their earnings into additional or new business or increased productivity (Republican focus on the short-term, high paid hacks)
The Manipulation of Gold Prices - Seeking Alpha ($3K-9K/oz GLD?)

Calorie restriction speeds mitochondrial turnover Ouroboros
This year will be just a second longer - LiveScience- msnbc.com
Science News / Superglass Could Be New State Of Matter Some atoms in glasslike solid could flow with zero friction
"So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish!" - A Saturn Moon Teaming with Organic Chemicals
White House opposes FCC's free Internet plan | Wireless - CNET News
The Best Viral Videos Of 2008: A Retrospective - Viral Video - Videogum
Gmail Enables SMS Messaging From Chat
Google Tackles Magazine Archives - SpellboundBlog.com
Gmail Tip of the Day - Consolidate All of Your Email Accounts into Gmail | Enquiring Mimes
70 Beautiful Dual-Screen Desktop Wallpapers | Graphics | Smashing Magazine
John M. Perez.Com: The 25 Best Alternatives To Your Enterprise Applications & Functions
ABC News: Study Reports Anal Sex on Rise Among Teens
Meth madness: Montanas prevention program increases abuse - AmyTuteurMD - Open Salon
Photo Gallery: An Etymologist's View of the World - Spiegel Online
Monster Cable: Tell Monster Cable To Stop Suing A Monster-Themed MiniGolf Park
Self Love: 92% Of Women Masturbate; But How Often Do They Do It?
Terry Eagleton: Milton's republic | Comment is free | The Guardian
best of craigslist : To the wingnut who stole my Obama/Biden magnet and left a note - w4m
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Barack Obama, Barack Hussein Obama -- chicagotribune.com
ABC News: Sources Say Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Is 'Senate Candidate No. 5' Feds Plan to Interview Chicago Congressman as Part of Blagojevich Probe (did JJJ offer million dollar bribe?)
Sabotage at Gitmo By Scott Horton (Harper's Magazine) (neocons tying O's hands)
Intel Chief To Bush: Stop Blaming Us For Your Failures
Governor Threatened Tribune Over Criticism - NYTimes.com
YouTube - Countdown: Comment on the Bush Legacy
Matthew Yglesias WSJ: Only Secret Illegal Surveillance Will Provide Accountability (idiots on parade)
Media Matters - Most Outrageous Comments of 2008 (media making you crazy)
Matthew Yglesias Qualifications I Can Believe In (Amity Shlaes, "senior fellow in economic history" at the Council on Foreign Relations, is an English major with no qualifications except hackitude)(cf Peter Bienart)
Media Matters - Hannity falsely claimed that under Bush, "We created 10 million new jobs" (lying is what they do)
Md. Court Weighs Internet Anonymity - washingtonpost.com Case Pits Free Speech Against Redress for Defamation (another idiot, Zebulon J. Brodie, fails at the internet)(defame this, Zebulon)
Pam's House Blend:: Jon Stewart slays the homophobic Huckabeast without breaking a sweat
Mike Huckabee Pt. 2 | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Kerrey Gets Vote of No-Confidence at New School - NYTimes.com (no one could have seen that coming)
Bill Ayers On Hardball: Calls Accusations "Profoundly Dishonest" (video)

The Worst Is Yet To Come: Anonymous Banker Weighs In On The Coming Credit Card Debacle - Executive Suite Blog - NYTimes.com
Calculated Risk: AIG: A Black Hole? (eating more of your money)(pays bonuses, too)
Daily Kos: Whither Goest Thou, Stock Market? (2008: worst year since 1931)
Ismael Hossein-Zadeh: Whose Interests Will Shape Obama's Change? (the "loony left")
Herring | Icelandic News in English | 60-70% of the herring infected (there goes plan B)

I was celibate for 15 years | Salon Life I didn't intend to go without sex for a decade and a half. But celibacy isn't something you necessarily plan.
Rat research shows regular exercise good for a man's sexual prowess | Health & Lifestyle | News.com.au
Women find happiness is not about the economy, stupid | U.S. | Reuters
5 Movies That Totally Ruined the Theory of Evolution | SpoutBlog
Study analyzes why people pray - UPI.com
SitePoint Is Online Censorship On the Rise?
Schneier on Security: Flying While Armed
How to Toilet-Train Your Cat: A step-by-step guide to teach your cat to use the human toilet
Physics License Plates
Manjula's Kitchen | Indian Vegetarian Recipes | YouTube - Naan Bread Recipe by Manjula | Why no Onions and Garlic? (rajasic, not good for celibacy)
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Indian Police Disclose Larger Pool of Suicide Attackers - NYTimes.com
Gen. Hayden and the claimed irrelevance of presidential appointments - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Think Progress Illinois Governor Taken Into Federal Custody For Abusing His Authority To Appoint Obama Successor
cbs2chicago.com - Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich Arrested By Federal Agents
Open Left:: What Would Obama Do? (ODS)
The Washington Monthly - To many Americans, the Bush Administration was a national disaster
Google Earth accused of aiding terrorists - Times Online (next up: paper maps to be banned)
SA Current : The panopticon economy (Bushwar spyin' on you)
Hidden Travels of the Atomic Bomb - NYTimes.com
The New York Times > Science > Image > A Chain Reaction of Proliferation

Op-Ed Columnist - The Brightest Are Not Always the Best - NYTimes.com

Mass. students outperform peers on international exam - Local News Updates - The Boston Globe
Hysteria in Four Acts
Marijuana Uses - Dr. Lester Grinspoon - Mr. X By Carl Sagan
Science Box: Honeybees are found to interact with Quantum fields
Basics - Primal, Acute and Easily Duped - Our Sense of Touch - NYTimes.com
Low fat diets: Not fit for purpose - The Independent - For 30 years we've been told to eat less of it. Yet there's no proof cutting down is good for us, says Jerome Burne
The Great Debate Debate Archive Einstein, insanity and the war on drugs | The Great Debate (U.S. has 5 percent of the worlds population and around 25 percent of the worlds prisoners) (used to finance terrorism)
Towards responsible use of cognitive-enhancing drugs by the healthy : Article : Nature
Study Illuminates Star Explosion from 16th Century - TIME
Biomolecule formation by oceanic impacts on early Earth : Abstract : Nature Geoscience
Hope for malaria vaccine within five years - Science, News - The Independent
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Obama Birth Certificate Challenge Turned Down By Supreme Court (wingnut brains explode)
Biden To Be Barred From Democratic Caucus Meetings
TPM Election Central | Top Obama Adviser Hits "The Left Wing Of Our Party" For Criticizing Cabinet Picks
Open Left:: Mandate Watch: Were Democrats Elected to Attack "The Left?" Part II
New Bush Neighbor In Dallas: I'm Afraid "The Whole Neighborhood Is Going To Be A Target" Until 2000, the neighborhood association's covenant said only white people were allowed to live there (except for slaves)
alicublog: Not Rocket Science (libertarians hate light bulbs)
Times Co. to Borrow Against Building - NYTimes.com (fancy new building)
Deeply in Debt, Tribune Co. Could Be Flirting With Bankruptcy - NYTimes.com
Tribune files for bankruptcy - Chicago Breaking News
Why do political wives stand by their men?
Obama Preserves Political Capital for Stimulus Plan - WSJ.com
Editorial - The Deluder in Chief - NYTimes.com
White House Disputes NYT Editorial
Obama's Afghanistan Dilemma: "Growing Dissent" On More Troops
Think Progress The Hayden Record: Condoning Torture, Destroying Evidence, Misleading Congress
Our view: Palin's deposition: Opinion | adn.com Governor refuses to release it, despite pledge of transparency
The American Spectator : Learning From the Bush Legacy
H-Net Reviews Constructing America's War Culture: Iraq, Media, and Images at Home
Global Media Journal - Unethical Consequences of Pack Journalism
End, don't mend, the Transportation Security Administration | csmonitor.com Passenger pat-downs haven't dug up a single terrorist.
globeandmail.com: U.S. lawmakers aim to limit border searches (Bushwar on you)

Detroit Bailout Is Set to Bring on More U.S. Oversight - NYTimes.com (but not for the banksters)
White House says auto deal is 'very likely' - Yahoo! News
Laid-off workers occupy Chicago factory, seek pay | U.S. | Reuters
Merrill's Thain Wants $10 Million Bonus: CNBC.com
The Associated Press: AP IMPACT: How Freddie Mac halted regulatory drive (bought and paid for with your money)
Porsche breaks the hedge funds | Squeezy money | The Economist How Porsche fleeced hedge funds and roiled the worlds financial markets
Making Light: How To Read an American Newspaper
Bailout: The redemption of Barney Frank
Cato Unbound: What Happened? Anatomies of the Financial Crisis
FT.com / Columnists / Gideon Rachman - Is Americas new declinism for real?

Cold Sore Virus Linked To Alzheimer's Disease: New Treatment, Or Even Vaccine Possible
Vitamin B3 Reduces Alzheimer's Symptoms, Lesions: Clinical Trial On Nicotinamide Effect In Alzheimer's Patients
Pot joins the fight against Alzheimer's, memory loss: Scientific American Blog
Attacking Alzheimer's with Red Wine and Marijuana | DrugReporter | AlterNet
Alzheimer's Society - Leading the fight against dementia
Remindr
Holding Bishops Accountable: How Lawsuits Helped The Catholic Church Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse
A Truth-teller for Our Times
Brain-boosting drugs: Why not?, experts say | U.S. | Reuters
The Age Of Mass Intelligence | More Intelligent Life
Improbable research: Marc Abrahams on the way the church calculates how many of us are heading for hell | Education | The Guardian
Only the bright commit suicide - Times Online
It's official: Men really are the weaker sex - Science, News - The Independent Evolution is being distorted by pollution, which damages genitals and the ability to father offspring, says new study
Gelf Magazine Gelf Help: Setting Advice Columnists Straight
New Statesman - Orgies and ecstasy
Origin of Sex Pinned Down | LiveScience (wild strawberry plants)
Facebook and the Social Dynamics of Privacy James Grimmelmann
IEEE Spectrum: How We Found the Missing Memristor The memristor - the functional equivalent of a synapse could revolutionize circuit design
HIV's ancestor millions of years older than thought | Science | guardian.co.uk
Platypus genome is a mish-mash of reptilian, av... - allvoices.com
Methamphetamines Pollute More than the Body : TreeHugger
YouTube - mouse agility II
Tor.com / Science fiction and fantasy / Blog posts / The Hidden Burden of the Icon: Robert E. Howard’s Conan the Barbarian
XWord Info All about the New York Times Crossword Puzzle
Cartoon porn kids are people, judge says in Simpsons porn case | News.com.au
Ducts.org: How To Fail At Being a Lesbian by Natasha Long - Read a Wikipedia article about tracing A-Z with your tongue
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Firedoglake Condi Rice Still Lying About BushCos WMD Claims, Implies We Wouldve Gone To War Anyway (no-credibility-Condi)
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Rice takes responsibility for troubled Iraq occupation - Blogs from CNN.com (for sure)
Obama's Meet The Press Interview: Discusses Economy, Auto Bailout, Iran, Foreign Policy
Firedoglake Caroline Kennedy? Thanks But No Thanks - when things were tough, she was nowhere to be found.
Nadler Pardon Resolution | Democrats.com
Supply trucks hit in brazen attack in Pakistan - Los Angeles Times (Taliban insurgents attacked two truck stops, destroying more than 150 vehicles carrying supplies bound for U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan)
Donklephant - Our Massive Defense Budget
Open Left:: Rewarding Those Who Were Right
Think Progress Rove planning to name names of Bush haters in his new book (Nancy Pelosi?)
Pejman_Yousefzadehs blog Poseurs (Redstate invokes Krugman to refute ... wait for it ... Keynes)(apparently Friedman and Greenspan are Keynesians)
Science/AAAS | ScienceNOW: ScienceInsider: Should Politicians Defer to Scientists?
Israeli PM: Settlers' actions tantamount to 'pogrom' - CNN.com (how did this happen?)
Children 'Executed' in 1950 South Korean Killings - NYTimes.com (60-year coverup by US Army)("dangerous leftists" as young as 10 years old)

Calculated Risk: Great Moment in Journalism: "Thud"
Charlie Rose - A conversation about economics with Nassim Taleb
YouTube - Peter Schiff Dec 4 CNN Headline News - Part 1
YouTube - "Financial Crisis: The Musical" Lyrics: B. Hopman Vocals: R. Hopman
YouTube - The Most IMPORTANT Video You'll Ever See Part 1 of 8 (exponential function)
A guide for the newly poor - Los Angeles Times

Psyleron + Wholphin DVD Experiment: Select Your Intention
Jenn Ackerman | Photojournalist | Documentary Photographer: Trapped: Mental Illness in Americas Prisons
Op-Ed Columnist - A Killer Without Borders - NYTimes.com (XDR-TB)
Cal Study: Poor Kids Lack Brain Development | NBC Bay Area
BBC NEWS | Health | Brain tests show child wealth gap
Good Math, Bad Math : Wind-Powered Perpetual Motion
Intelligent men have better quality sperm, research finds | Mail Online
Cabinet Magazine Online - Leftovers / The Orienting Stone
Review - Cognitive Dissonance
Review - The History of Human Rights
Jihadunspun.com - Wikipedia (CIA front)
Some Of The Best Greasemonkey Scripts For BitTorrent Users | MakeUseOf.com
Brewster Kahle builds a free digital library | Video on TED.com
REG-OperatorDemo (Experimental micro-psychokinesis)
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Police Foiled Earlier Plot Against Mumbai - NYTimes.com
Your Seat at the Table | Change.gov: The Obama-Biden Transition Team
Walrus Magazine Canada in Afghanistan in 2009 By Charles Montgomery The Archipelago of Fear: Are fortification and foreign aid making Kabul more dangerous?
Bush Admin Overturns Ban On Firearms In National Parks
Hullabaloo Can someone explain to me how it is that Peggy Noonan can claim that Bush kept us safe?

When a Job Disappears, So Does the Health Care - NYTimes.com

This is real talk - Ta-Nehisi Coates - white fear of black crime
12.02.2008 - EEGs show brain differences between poor and rich kids
Unlocking The Mysteries Of Memory
New trojan in mass DNS hijack The Register
Thieves Winning Online War, Maybe in Your PC - NYTimes.com
One sneeze, 150 colds for commuters - Scotsman.com News
Vinegar Connoisseurs International
If the Romans killed Jesus, then why don't Christians hate Italians? - Yahoo! Answers
Scientists explore basis of swearing - Science
The CAT CAM - a set on Flickr
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Bush reported to be drinking heavily
Matthew Yglesias Stuart Taylor: Obama Should Conduct Illegal Surveillance (obeying the law weakens our defenses!)
End Times Countdown - Bush Exit Interviews | The Daily Show | Comedy Central (Bush: EPIC FAIL)
Booman Tribune - George is Nero (mission accomplished)
Bush Acknowledges Recession For The First Time
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (December 05, 2008) - A Fourth Picture (Palin 3 weeks before delivering Trig - pregnant or not? you decide)
Let's End Drug Prohibition - WSJ.com Most Americans agreed that alcohol suppression was worse than alcohol consumption.
MotherJones Blog: New Palin Expenses Are... Curious
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Gonzo's Lawyer Quits Civil Case. Another Sign That Prosecutor Is Circling?
Media Matters - Maureen Dowd is a "stupendous reporter" (and Gail Collins is a moron)
Op-Ed Contributor - The Real Bill Ayers - NYTimes.com

Employment Situation Summary
AP IMPACT: Some bailout holdings down $9 billion - Yahoo! News (who could have predicted taxpayers would eat the whole shitpile?)
Toll ends fourth quarter with fix-rate plea | Philadelphia Inquirer | 12/05/2008 (bailout the big builders, reinflate the bubble!)
How The Poor Die - Essay by George Orwell

BBC - Science & Nature - Human Body and Mind - Moral maze If natural selection favours the selfish, why do humans help each other?
Birth Control Pills Affect Women's Taste in Men: Scientific American
Teen Self-Esteem May Be Too High | LiveScience
Walrus playing saxophone
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First Lady confirms: Dallas is new home - San Antonio Business Journal (rancher boy hangs up his hat, no good bars in Crawford)
YouTube - Freedom Fighters in Afghanistan (Reagan dedicating shuttle launch to the Taliban)
Booman Tribune ~ Which Muslim Capital to Choose? (Washington?)
The Washington Monthly - Warren Endorses Hannity'S Warmongering (Pastor Rick likes to kill people)
Think Progress: Novak: I Dont Think I Hurt Valerie Plame And I Would Out Her Again Because The Left Tried To Ruin Me (evil old man)
Lickspittle for a Pig (revisionist historians of the Bush disaster)(more brilliant writing from thepoorman)
adn.com | Alaska Politics Blog : Begich on jail time for Stevens: 'Im not sure thats the best use of space and time'
VoteForAmerica.net :: Al Franken Holds An Interesting Lead

Government to Post Huge Deficit Under CBO Estimate - NYTimes.com
Bloomberg.com: News Calls for $1 Trillion Stimulus Package Grow as Economy Tumbles (a trillion here, a trillion there)
Calculated Risk: WSJ: Treasury Considers Plan to Lower Mortage Rates to 4.5% (new plan: reinflate the bubble with YOUR taxdollars)
Happy Holidays? Economy Goes From Bad to Worse - CNBC.com (nextup: worser)
Bloomberg.com: AT&T Will Eliminate 12,000 Jobs as Slump Deepens
Jobless claims in surprise decline - Dec. 4, 2008 But continuing claims rise to a 26-year high as weakness in employment picture persists.
Worries about next year - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com (PK is "getting scared)
Media Matters - Joining the pack, Blitzer falsely claimed union autoworkers "make[] $73 an hour, on average, when you factor in all the benefits" (CNN's war on facts)
Below The Beltway - The Big Three, Big Labor, And Corruption In Washington - In 2000, among the Dingells GM assets were stock options worth up to $5 million (D., General Motors)
PC industry has a great fall

Win Ben Stein's mind - Roger Ebert's Journal (demolishes the Stein-wanker)
The secret signals in human sweat - life - 03 December 2008 - New Scientist
Researchers Manage To Regenerate Neurons In Eyes|Device Daily
Op-Ed Columnist - Raising the Worlds I.Q. - NYTimes.com (iodized salt)
Vermont called healthiest state, Louisiana last | Reuters (HI #2, NH #3 MA #6 CN #7 ME #9)
Old People Feel 13 Years Younger Than They Are | LiveScience (37 is the new 50)
Neurophilosophy : The body swap illusion
PLoS ONE: If I Were You: Perceptual Illusion of Body Swapping
Alien-like Squid With "Elbows" Filmed at Drilling Site (holyshit)
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Dakota: Setting A Precedent
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Franken Camp's Claim: We're Now Ahead! (or maybe not)
Rove: We Wouldn't Have Invaded Iraq If We Knew The Truth About WMDs
Cliff Arnebeck: "Rove Is A Common Criminal" - Rove "Destroyed Emails That Would Have Revealed His Role In Extending [Iraq] War"
Media Matters - Rove repeatedly misstates Obama's vote increase over Gore in 2000 to downplay victory
Truthdig - Reports - Cleaning Up After Bush
Obama Gives Political Ambassadors Their Pink Slips | 44 | washingtonpost.com
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 12/02/2008 | Military contractor in Iraq holds foreign workers in warehouses
Revealed: Britain's torture of Obama's grandfather | World news | guardian.co.uk Hussein Onyango Obama, a British soldier in the second world war, was locked up as a Mau Mau rebel in Kenya
Pointless Easterbrook-baiting (Council on Foreign Relations stuperhack)
Amity Shlaes: Clueless as Ever | The Big Picture Recall that a few short months ago, Ms. Shlaes was insisting that we were not in a recession. What is her solution to the current situation? Tax cuts ("Senior Fellow of CFC)
Zimbabwe Hiding Cholera Epidemic, United Nations Says Almost 500 People Have Died But Sky's Emma Hurd Hear The Numbers Could Be Far Higher - Sky News Video Player
CNN: Declassified government docs show U.S. let Saddam gas Kurds for farm deal - Democratic Underground
Mumbai Attackers Made Sophisticated Use of Technology - washingtonpost.com

Private Businesses Shed 250,000 Jobs in November - washingtonpost.com
The Bailout Isn't Being Policed Properly: Government Accountability Office (no one could have predicted)
Paulson Debates Second Infusion - WSJ.com - Hostile Lawmakers, Competing Bailout Demands and GAO Criticism Pose Dilemma
GE shares rally after it vows to preserve dividend, rating - Dec. 2, 2008 (you just bailed out their shareholders)
Harvard's Endowment Loses $8 Billion (up to 30% drop, guess they didn't cash out)
Global Financial Crisis 2008 Global Issues
The Five Stages of Collapse | Energy Bulletin by Dmitry Orlov
Consumers Don't Cause Recessions - Robert P. Murphy - Mises Institute
Americas Great Depression by Murray N. Rothbard

CTV.ca | Excerpt: 'Climate Wars' by Gwynne Dyer
Montreal Mirror - Hot times at the apocalypse: Author Gwynne Dyer examines the coming catastrophes as the planet warms in his new book Climate Wars
He Found the Innate Humanity in the Human Brain | Learning | DISCOVER Magazine Noam Chomskys position in the history of ideas is comparable to that of Darwin or Descartes.
Higher Education May Soon Be Unaffordable for Most Americans, Report Says - NYTimes.com
Under God: It's Time to Update the Pledge - On Faith at washingtonpost.com (Red-scare Republican slogan)
Vatican attacked for opposing gay decriminalization | International | Reuters
The Religion Virus: One Catholic Priest Destroyed the Entire Mayan Written Language
Eight rebellious U.S. regions and secessionist efforts - CNN.com
Above the Ignorance of 'Above the Influence' | Designer High (ridiculous anti-pot ads brought to you by the warondrugz)
Access To Life | Magnum Photos and The Global Fund
Apprendre un louveteau hurler la lune | kazados.tv
Wolfram Blog : The Incredible Convenience of Mathematica Image Processing
Slashdot | iPhones, FStream and the Death of Satellite Radio (i/gphone kills Sirius/XM)
Edge: Bootstrapping Our Way To An Ageless Future By Aubrey de Grey
Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky
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On Washington - Political Archaeologists Find Surprises During the Transition - NYTimes.com (Bush watched the war on tevee)
Media Matters - Speak for yourself, Alexandra Stanley (NYT wanker)
Broader medical refusal rule may go far beyond abortion - Los Angeles Times
M of A - Afghanistan: Merging News and Psy-Ops
Media Matters - MSNBC's Brewer cited Drudge-promoted Daily Mail story on Obama's $30K ring, didn't mention Obama denial (Contessa Brewer: MainSlimeMedia)

TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | Paper Wealth and the Economic Crisis
Dow Plunges 680 Points as Recession Is Declared - NYTimes.com
Bailout Monitor Sees Lack of a Coherent Plan - NYTimes.com (no one could have predicted this would happen)
Icelandic News Translated to English
London warms to Islamic finance | csmonitor.com (no failed banks)
Business Spectator - A tsunami of hope or terror? (synthetic CDOs)

Learning by heart is 'pointless for Google generation' - Telegraph
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The Truth About Lies: The long and the short of it (part one) | The Truth About Lies: The long and the short of it (part two)
cleoland wiki / Twilight | shinga's deviantART Journal: Twilight, the condensed version | defective yeti: Books: Twilight
The Atlantic Online | December 2008 | What Girls Want | Caitlin Flanagan A series of vampire novels illuminates the complexities of female adolescent desire (complex desires?)
Apple: "No Reasonable Person" Should Trust Their Marketing
Swedish researchers create body-swap illusion | Science | Reuters
Atheists want God, Bible out of homeland security law - usatoday.com (God is keeping us safe)
ASA:U.S. Supreme Court: State Medical Marijuana Laws Not Preempted by Federal Law (drug warriors can't choose what law to use)
741.5 Comics - Five-Card Nancy?
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Obama Unveils His National Security Team - NYTimes.com
ABC News: Bush: 'I Did Not Compromise My Principles'
Pentagon to Detail Troops to Bolster Domestic Security - washingtonpost.com - 20,000 uniformed troops inside the United States by 2011
India Security Faulted as Survivors Tell of Terror - WSJ.com
Media Matters - Woodward on reported Clinton appointment: "She never goes away, she and her husband"
Cohen: Olmert to Obama: Think again - International Herald Tribune (Bush on Israel: wrong, wrong, wrong)
change.org Deletes New 9/11 Investigation Idea Even Though It Had Most Votes (change that says fuck you)
The Raw Story | Conservative crowd cheers when Palin mentions 9/11, Iraq (teh stupid is burning)
U.S. Warned India in October of Potential Terror Attack specific locations, including the Taj hotel, were listed in the U.S. warning.
California Prop 8 Battle Far From Over The Policy Report
GOP's path to victory still goes through God - Opinion - usatoday.com (by Rod Dreher, Evangelical Christianist)

Dow Falls Off Nearly 700 Point Cliff...Watch Out Folks! - iReport.com
AP Impact: Under pressure, US eased lending rules - Yahoo! News
Citigroup Making $10B Construction Company Acquisition
Business Cycle Expansions and Contractions
Paulson Says Treasury Actively Mulling New Rescue Programs - WSJ.com
Balloon Juice Blog Archive The New Look of Union Busting

Social Networks Site Usage: Visitors, Members, Page Views, and Engagement by the Numbers in 2008
Groklaw - An Amicus Brief: Issues in the Cyberbullying Case That Affect You - Updated 3Xs
The Secret to Raising Smart Kids: Scientific American: focus on effortnot on intelligence or abilityis key to success in school and in life
YouTube - Religion Smackdown: Huckabee vs. Bill Maher
North Atlantic cold-water sink returns to life : Nature News
Questioning God is Apparently Hate Speech | Friendly Atheist
Book of Mormon critic Simon Southerton responds to his critics: Answers to Apologetic Claims about DNA and the Book of Mormon
Pharyngula: Shame on the Cincinnati Zoo - Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden and the Creation Museum have made a joint marketing agreement and are selling "combo tickets"
Isolation, Once Forced, Is Now Chosen - The New York Times - Kalaupapa
'The Complex' author John Duignan cites Tom Cruise control (what does Scientology have on Amazon?)
Furious Seasons Biederman, Goodwin "Bringing The Profession Of Psychiatry To Its Knees"
Calif. priest tells Obama supporters to confess because voting for Obama was a mortal sin (take away their tax-exempt status)
Donklephant Blog Archive 77% Want Kids To Say Pledge Every Day (under God, whether they believe or not)
vintagephoto: Pinups.
MAKE: Blog: Open source hardware 2008 - The definitive guide to open source hardware projects in 2008
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BBC NEWS | South Asia | The age of 'celebrity terrorism'
Mumbai attacks: surviving terrorist says he belonged to Pakistan militant group - Telegraph
Taj Mahal hotel chairman: We had warning - CNN.com
Clinton, Obama seal the deal - Yahoo! News (Bill will reveal all)
The GOP's McCarthy gene - Los Angeles Times Think Goldwater is the father of conservatism? Think again (haters)
I'm Still Tortured by What I Saw in Iraq - washingtonpost.com
One Man’s Military- Industrial-Media Complex - Series - NYTimes.com
The ongoing disgrace of NBC News and Brian Williams - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (conflict of interest? too bad, suckas)
Matthew Yglesias » Kristol’s Next War (very disgusting man)
Last Secrets of the Bush Administration - Charles Homans - How to find out what we still don't know.
Decoder: What Docs Can the White House Put in the Shredder? - ProPublica
I Beg Your Pardon: Thanksgiving Comes Early - ProPublica
RealClearPolitics - Articles - Gay Adoption: The Real Agenda (preventing adoption)
The Irresponsibility of Thomas Friedman ("the role of journalists in mis-shaping public understanding of the Israel/Palestine struggle")
The Truth About the Election - The New York Review of Books

What to Do - The New York Review of Books - By Paul Krugman
Changes in money-wages and Amity Shlaes - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com
Economic View - What Would Keynes Have Done? - NYTimes.com
The Keynesian moment - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com
Howard Schweber: Was Marx Right? The Bailout and the Auto Industry (Republicans eliminate middle class)
As Crisis Mounts, Ecuador Declares Foreign Debt Illegitimate and Illegal | ForeignPolicy | AlterNet (Citigroup gave them loan-shark rates)
FT.com / UK - Why the Germans just hate to spend, spend, spend (Paulson: people need more credit; Germans: why?)
It's a depression By Helen Thomas
Transitions - Keep Your Distance - NYTimes.com (Hoover to Roosevelt: don't govern like a Democrat)
Think Progress » Will: Economic Crisis May Only Be ‘A Financial Problem,’ ‘Rest Of Economy Is Doing Rather Well’ (hahahahaha)
DollarDaze Economic Commentary Blog - The Return of the Skyscraper Index

Black people can’t swim, &c. « The Edge of the American West (read comments: 1968 racist Amerika)
Death to film critics! Hail to the CelebCult! - Roger Ebert's Journal
UK.gov says exteme porn isn't illegal if you delete it... • The Register
Clean bodies, dirty minds | Cleanliness is next to godlessness | The Economist Soaping away your outer dirt may lead to inner evil
The New Atlantis » Beyond Mankind: Enhancing Evolution (transhumans)
Times Higher Education - Nine out of ten dogmas
Powell's Books - Review-a-Day - The Book of Animal Ignorance: Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong by John Lloyd, reviewed by Powells.com
Is It OK To Be Liberal Again, Instead of Progressive? | The New America Foundation
The turn to online research is narrowing the range of modern scholarship, a new study suggests - The Boston Globe
What's the Matter With Libertarians?: Thomas Frank blames the freedom movement for Jack Abramoff and George W. Bush - Reason Magazine
The Postmodern Condition as a Religious Revival: A Critical Review of William Connolly’s Why I am Not a Secularist, Dipesh Chakrabarty’s Provincializing Europe, and Alvin Plantinga’s Warranted Christian Belief. :: Ryan McIlhenny :: Global Spiral
YouTube - Ricky Gervais - Nursery Rhymes
Can’t Keep Track of Your Sex Life? The Internet Can. - Columns - Village Voicepage 1 - Village Voice
Man Wants Cop Fired - NBC Action News KSHB-TV 41 (small town in MO. bankrupted by corrupt cop)
New rifts form on Antarctic ice shelf - CNN.com
Harvard Team Unlocks Clues to Genes that Control Longevity ("After six months, resveratrol essentially prevented most of the negative effects of the high calorie diet in mice")
The strange phenomenon of fungi that glow in Japan | Corner Mystery
Microsoft to Pay $20 Billion for Yahoo Search
Outbreak: could a million-killing superbug really happen? - Times Online
Acorn Watchers Wonder What Happened to Crop - washingtonpost.com (no acorns in Virginia, not one)
Gore: Don't Count On Magic | Newsweek Future Of Energy | Newsweek.com
Sex Addiction: Ooh! Aah! Eek! Ugh. Zzzz ... Ooh! - ChronicleReview.com
Microsoft is hugely profitable - just not where Google rules - Nov. 26, 2008
so weirdo...: The Most Unethical Experiments
You’re Leaving a Digital Trail. What About Privacy? - NYTimes.com
YouTube - The Hunger Music Video
BadPsychics: Amazing Jesus & Rowan Atkinson In Hell
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Indian forces kill last gunmen in Mumbai; 195 dead
Mumbai photographer: I wish I'd had a gun, not a camera. Armed police would not fire back - World news, News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk (wtf)
Battle Royale: Center-Right Versus Center-Left In the Democratic Party (because people voted for things to stay the same and look what happened to Bill Clinton)
Downturn Drives Military Rolls Up - washingtonpost.com - "There's no way to sugarcoat it: We're a nation at war" (America is always at war)
WarCardChart.jpg (Bush/media lies ramping up Iraqwar)
Think Progress » Kristol Calls On Bush To Pardon Torturers And Wiretappers, Reward Them With Medal Of Freedom (of course)
Patrick Cockburn: Pakistan is the root of the problem - Columnists, Opinion - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk (another extreme Bush fuckup)
Bush Aides Rush to Enact a Safety Rule Obama Opposes - NYTimes.com (1 of 20 fuckyous on the way out, not counting pardons)
Sex Will Make You Go Blind / Single? Under 30? You are in grave danger. Your government says so. Please, stop laughing (rule against sex under 30)
Probe into LDS Church's Prop 8 donations going forward - Salt Lake Tribune California commission » Panel looks into nonmonetary contributions
OUDaily.com | COLUMN: Oklahoma heartbreak (most conservative state: every county voted for McCain, wedded to Fundamentalism)
Greta Van Susteren - Dickipedia - A Wiki of Dicks

Rubin says not to blame for Citi's troubles - WSJ - Reuters (because he could have made more money fucking someone else up)
Daily Kos: AIG Pulls Fast One--"Cash Awards" Going To Managers (not a bonus)
Calculated Risk: Office Space in Exurbia ("45 percent of Temecula Valley office tenants were escrow, real estate, mortgage and title companies" - you can see where this is going)
Matthew Yglesias » Nobody Could Have Predicted… “Nobody was prepared for this,” Mr. Rubin said in an interview (if you were a bankster, anyway)
When Corporations Get Too Large - The Seminal (corporate nanny state for the banksters)
RGE - Can China Adjust to the US Adjustment?
We told you so
McSweeney's Internet Tendency: Atlas Shrugged Updated for the Current Financial Crisis.
YouTube - Monster Crash

Why left-handed men earn five per cent more every HOUR than right-handers | Mail Online
A rare glimpse into a forgotten Hindu world - International Herald Tribune
FDA Sets Melamine Guide for Baby Formula higher than level found in US-made product
Monsanto: Number One Enemy of Humanity | War Is Crime
Sick babies denied treatment in DNA row - National - smh.com.au diagnosis delayed and their treatment compromised because of a company's patent on a key gene (all your genes are belong to us)
Nukes In Space The Rainbow Bomb
Foreign Policy: The List: How We Will Die in 20 Years
Tuesday Map: World disaster hotspots | FP Passport
Dancing Plague of 1518 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
10 Abstract Masterpieces of Frost
Essential free apps for your web design toolkit | News | TechRadar UK
YouTube - WKCR 89.9 FM
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5 Hostages Die as Mumbai Siege Persists - Mumbai Hotel Is Last Scene of Conflict - NYTimes.com
Mumbai under attack - The Big Picture - Boston.com
CNN Political Ticker: Bush reflects on legacy: ‘I’m leaving with the same set of values’ « - Blogs from CNN.com (didn't learn one damn thing the whole time)
Bush wants history to see him as a liberator of millions - Yahoo! News (billions, even trillions! of dollars, legacy accomplished)
America's Most Wanted: 'The Most Dangerous Woman in the World' - Spiegel Online (illegally rendited, Bushwar, no coverage in America)
You Cannot Pardon a Crime You Authorized | AfterDowningStreet.org
The Raw Story | Texas DA reveals evidence against Cheney
Strange Map - Who Owns The West? - The Government! (well, really the mining companies)
If Obama Doesn't Prosecute Bush's Torture Team, We'll Pay a Big Price Down the Road | Rights and Liberties | AlterNet ("Obama isn't likely to pursue torture atrocities during the Bush era") (post-partisan)
Hullabaloo: Torture Zombie ("Obama has been making it quite clear that he doesn't intend to pursue government officials through the Justice system")
The macho stimulus plan - The Boston Globe

The World in 2009: forecasting the year ahead | The Economist (didn't get 2008 right either)
What to Do - The New York Review of Books - Krugman - What the world needs right now is a rescue operation
Calculated Risk: Hoocoodanode? ("Bush economists Greg Mankiw and Eddie Lazear ... missed the biggest economic story of our times")
Citigroup bailout slammed by New Yorkers | U.S. | Reuters
RBS to be taken over by British government: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance Royal Bank of Scotland says British government will buy majority stake in bank
Report: 36 million Americans food insecure - UPI.com (let them eat cake)
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Unnamed GOP Senator Blocking Appointment Of Key Bailout Overseer (Republicans hate oversight/accountability)

Most Planets May Be Seeded With Life -- Berardelli 2008 (1126): 2 -- ScienceNOW
JAXA | Gravity Anomaly detected by using 4-way Doppler observation data from the RSTAR (OKINA) (RSAT) -New finding in study on the Origin of Dichotomy for the Moon-
TheStar.com | sciencetech | 2,700-year-old marijuana found in Chinese tomb Stash seems to have been intended for buried shaman to use in the afterlife
Biologists find new environmental threat in North American lakes
Cosmic-ray hot spots puzzle researchers : Nature News : Proton discovery may cast doubt on dark-matter theories.
How To Send Email To Any Cell Phone (for Free) | MakeUseOf.com
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Jonathan Steel: This is no sop. It is a vote to end the occupation of Iraq | Comment is free | The Guardian The total defeat of the US plan to install a supine ally in the Middle East is likely to be confirmed today in Baghdad (but Bush wins)
Militant Attacks In Mumbai and Their Consequences | Stratfor
Mumbai Blasts: Taj Burning; More pics from terrorist killing « Arun Shanbhag
Timeline: Attacks in India | World news | guardian.co.uk
BBC NEWS | South Asia | Live updates: Mumbai attacks
Amanpour: Attack comes at crucial time for region - CNN.com
India sees external link to attacks - South and Central Asia- msnbc.com
blast tag: Mumbai
Sophisticated Attacks, but by Whom? - NYTimes.com
How the media talks about torture and the rule of law - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (erases record on Brennan, waterboarding ok, "liberal blogs" should shut up)
NPR Check: The Company They Keep (NPRepublicans on Brennan: Inskeep and Gjelten erasing the record: managed news)
Attackerman » Here Comes The Argument
NPR Check: Six Figure Fools Meet Five Figure Problems - 1/3 of a million dollar dimwits at NPR
Lieberman Contributed to GOP Senate, House Candidates - Capitol Briefing
Jonathan Turley on The Rachel Maddow Show: We're all complicit in Bush's war crimes if we ignore them | Crooks and Liars
Rumsfeld's Attempts to Rewrite Himself on the Right Side of History Are Laughable | Media and Technology | AlterNet
DocBug: Fear, Ignorance, Bigotry and Smear

Government bailout hits $8.5 trillion
AIG receives $40 billion from government program: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
FT.com / Companies / Insurance - AIG to pay retention bonuses to executives
Non-Banks Can Soon Buy Ailing Banks - AOL Money & Finance
Calculated Risk: Roubini: Policies will lead to "much higher real interest rates on public debt"
The Washington Monthly: maybe it's car buyers, not car companies, who should get a bailout.
Bloomberg.com: GM Asks U.S. FAA to Bar Public Tracking of Leased Corporate Jet (of course)
American News Project: It's a bank-eat-bank world
Bleak Holiday Shopping Season - Portfolio.com | What? No Locusts?
Biggest Losers: Anil Ambani

BBC NEWS | Health | Distractions 'hit old-age memory'
Inexpensive Cancer Screening - Portfolio.com
Procrastinating Again? How to Kick the Habit: Scientific American
Speeding Ticket Fail « FAIL Blog
Man arrested for possession of explicit manga | MetaFilter
Saint Anxieté of Malta
50 Strange Buildings of the World | Village of Joy
WR 25 And Tr16-244: Previously Unseen Mammoth Stars Get The Hubble Treatment
InfraRecorder: free CD/DVD burning solution for Microsoft Windows
Gizmine
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Terror attacks in Mumbai; 80 dead, over 250 injured-India-The Times of India
Gunmen kill at least 78 in 7 attacks in Mumbai
India: 80+ Reported Dead, 200+ injured in Bombay Terror Attacks - Boing Boing (links to more coverage)
BBC NEWS | Europe | Georgian row over origins of war (admits they started it; American media heads explode)
Revealing RNC document leaked :: ACLU of Minnesota: Pentagon's Northern Command, NORTHCOM (and other military/spy agencies involved in planning for RNC)
Maddow: Why Won't Obama Pursue War Crimes Investigations? | War on Iraq | AlterNet
Joe Klein's extreme revisionism - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (because no one has a memory for Klein's lies)
Salt Lake Tribune: Prop 8 has become a PR "fiasco" for Mormons
Government by Contractor Is a Disgrace - WSJ.com Many jobs are best left to federal workers (privitazation)
Inquiry Set on Mormon Aid for California Marriage Vote - NYTimes.com (what goes around)
Ruth Marcus - Michelle Obama's 'Mommy' Stamp - washingtonpost.com (a sample of what will come)
Charlotte Higgins says one of the most interesting aspects of Barack Obama's speeches is the enormous debt they owe to the oratory of the Romans | World news | The Guardian

New $800 billion rescue includes money for credit card debt - Politics AP - MiamiHerald.com
FDIC adds 54 more banks to its 'problem list' - USATODAY.com
October Durable Goods Orders Drop by 6.2 Percent - NYTimes.com
Calculated Risk: Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims: 4-Week Moving Average at 25 Year High
Obama: bank execs shouldn't get bonuses this year
Citi Should Be Punished - Portfolio.com Citigroup's failings demand more than a bailout—the public should see punishment for all involved.
M of A - The Value of the Financial Industry
TPMCafe | Why Does Robert Rubin Still Have a Job? (crony capitalism)
t r u t h o u t | The Bear Is Cool: Overcoming Fears of Falling Stock Prices (Dean Baker)
Philip Greenspun’s Weblog » Where does the Fed gets its money? (they print it)
Why CNN Struggles to Cover The Economic Panic - Boing Boing (too complicated for their little brains)
A little Thanksgiving holiday reading - James Fallows (Global Trends 2025 report from the National Intelligence Council+ "America's Defense Meltdown,")
John Tepper Marlin: Experts Slam DoD Waste in Book for Obama
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (November 25, 2008) - How The Pentagon Bankrupts America
Alex Jones' Infowars: Obama’s odious entourage

FDA Finds Traces Of Melamine In US Infant Formula (so the FDA changes the rules, Republicans applaud)
Apple Confuses Speech with a DMCA Violation | Electronic Frontier Foundation (bullying is jobs one)
Dancing atoms now understood | Science Codex
Solar-powered sea slug harnesses stolen plant genes - life - 24 November 2008 - New Scientist (planimal)
Google's Banned Words (safe search exclusions)
How not to write a sex scene | Books | guardian.co.uk
Minims (opposite of maxims)
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Robert Gates: Obama's Defense Secretary (and all his neocon staff)
Report: Clinton Camp Fabricated Initial Obama "Offer"
Iraq Ally Lists Were Altered, Study Shows - NYTimes.com (Bush revising Iraq War history on White House web site)
GOP senator: We haven't learned - Roger Simon - Politico.com (neither has Politico: grants fucking Senator anonymity)
Bush's pardon list shows no high-profile convicts - Yahoo! News (guy who killed 3 bald eagles, symbolic gesture by Bush)
DownWithTyranny!: Susan Collins Already Making Pre-emptive Excuses For Backing GOP Policy of Obstructionism The stupider and more clonish (sic) of Maine's two Republican senators
Eunomia » Paying A Price
Brennan Pulls Out Of Running For CIA Chief, Blames Liberal Blogs (the power of Glenzilla)

Heckuva Bailout: Citi and AIG Still Pay Hundreds of Millions in Sports Sponsorship | PEEK | AlterNet (Federal Reserve Field(s))
Bailout costs more than Marshall Plan, Louisiana Purchase, moonshot, S&L bailout, Korean War, New Deal, Iraq war, Vietnam war, and NASA's lifetime budget -- *combined*! - Boing Boing (Bushwar on you)
Calculated Risk: Fed Announces New Facility to Buy GSE MBS Fed Announces New Facility to Buy GSE MBS
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Paulson May Ask for Remaining $350 Billion of TARP
Economic tumble worse than expected in 3rd quarter (no shit Sherlock)
76 percent of American middle-class households not financially secure
Nouriel Roubini on Obama's Economic Team | Newsweek Business | Newsweek.com
In 2007, pundits scoffing accurate predictions about the economy - Boing Boing (Ben Stein and Laffer LOL)
AlterNet: The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008
Sens. Dodd, Gregg: No More Bailouts On The Horizon : NPR (9/17/08)
Citigroup - Paul Krugman Blog - NYTimes.com - Amazing how much damage the lame ducks can do in the time remaining.
Congressional Panel Seeks Inquiry on Roots of Spitzer Scandal - NYTimes.com - Was the federal government out to get Mr. Spitzer? (ya think?)

Is Urban Loneliness a Myth? -- New York Magazine (small towns much worse)
City of Neighborhoods - New York City Department of City Planning
Pro-Anorexia Groups Spread to Facebook | Newsweek.com
Carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes in fast food: Signatures of corn and confinement — PNAS (all you eat is corn)
Oceans Ten Times More Acidic Than Thought
'Wiring' in the brain influences personality
Cal Scientist: Jupiter Has Core 2X as Big as Thought | NBC Bay Area
Closure: 'Bong Hits 4 Jesus' Guy, Joseph Frederick | Newsweek.com ($45K speech infringment settlement)
YouTube - Dude Transports 20 bricks on his head
See Questions & Answers as They Come in - 118.com
Wild Beasts (Droste Effect music video)
The Big List of What Your Airline Really Charges You
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McClatchy Washington Bureau | 11/24/2008 | Obama's unusual transition: Already a co-president
Study: Many Obama Small Donors Really Weren’t - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com (because they kept giving, duh!)
Firedoglake » Time Magazine: News At The Speed Of Two Tin Cans And A Piece Of String
Democracy Now! | Noam Chomsky: "What Next? The Elections, the Economy, and the World"
Matthew Yglesias » What a Time It Was (USS Clueless and other memories)
My Left Nutmeg:: Joe The Paskudnyak* (Lieberman)
Princeton Proposition 8 to protect traditional sidewalk values
Big Budget Events - Slideshows - CNBC.com
RIA Novosti - World - Russian analyst predicts decline and breakup of U.S.
Balloon Juice: Gotta Love It: New Republic is the Michael O’Hanlon of magazines- usually wrong, always loud, and for reasons no one can really explain, looked upon as if they know something.

Fed Has Giant, and Opaque, Role in Financial Crisis Aid (opaque is the new transparency)
Bush sees more moves like Citigroup bailout - Economy in Turmoil- msnbc.com Also says bank rescue necessary to ‘safeguard the financial system’ (giving it all away)
Citigroup Bailout: Feds Offer Massive Rescue Package To Financial Giant (another day, another bailout)
Bloomberg.com: Exclusive Fed Pledges Top $7.4 Trillion to Ease Frozen Credit
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide U.S. to Back $306 Billion in Citigroup Assets, Regulators Say
A Reporter at Large: Anatomy of a Meltdown: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker Ben Bernanke and the financial crisis.
Media Matters - MSNBC's Brzezinski falsely asserted "the average Big Three automaker union worker's compensation is $73/hour" (elite media talking points)
YouTube - Peter Schiff
Eschaton: Deep Thought: I'm so old I can remember when spending $8 billion to give more health care to kids would spook the bond markets so badly that it just couldn't be done.
US seeks 300 billion dlrs from Gulf states: report
Darling unveils 45p tax on rich to fund recession package | Business | The Guardian • VAT cut forms main plank of fiscal stimulus • Chancellor also warns banks to start lending
America’s Debt to Income Ratio as Compared with Other Countries
The Corruption of Economics (Henry George and Neo-Classical Economics (NCE)) (see above)

We must plan a survival strategy for our species - Short Sharp Science - New Scientist
Scientists Discover 21st Century Plague
BBC NEWS | Science/Nature | Arctic melt faster than forecast Arctic ice is melting faster than computer models of climate calculate
Furious Seasons: Joseph Biederman, a Harvard child psychiatrist, worked J&J for money
Score: Romantics, 1 - Cynics, 0 | Science Blog (long-term passionate love stimulates same area as cocaine)
MAKE: Blog: The Chemistry gift guide - Celebrating chemistry and inspiring the next generation of chemists!
Guns N' Roses' New Album Is Up Against a Chinese Wall - WSJ.com (authorities have no sense of irony)
Nature Best Photography of 2007 - Euphoria Magazine
What "Effective Governance" Looks Like
You Might Be A Sex Offender If... Once Fallen
Final judgment: SCO owes Novell millions (plus interest)
Melt Mail. Your temporary e-mail forwarding.
Dakota: Infographics
Are Men Boring?
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Donklephant » Blog Archive » Supreme Court To Review Obama’s Citizenship (Clarence Thomas)
The Raw Story | Security firms told they lose immunity in Iraq: official
White extremists lash out over election of first black president - Los Angeles Times
Jesus' General: Mike Huckabee: The Smiling Happy Face of Theocratic Fascism
No comment from Germany on Kosovo spy report (false-flag provocateurs)
Axelrod: No "Potted Plants" In Obama's Cabinet (no Bush plastic ferns)
Giving Up on God - washingtonpost.com (Kathleen Parker, con-cons against theocons: "the evangelical, right-wing, oogedy-boogedy branch of the GOP")
2025: the end of US dominance | World news | The Guardian (try 2010)
One Hundred Pages for the Future ... - Google Book Search
Why the demise of civilisation may be inevitable - life - 02 April 2008 - New Scientist
Keeping Presidents in the Nuclear Dark (Episode #1: The Case of the Missing “Permissive Action Links”) - Bruce G. Blair, Ph.D.

Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect | The Washington Post Is Scared About the Economy (WaPo editorial last January: quoting Bernanke: "There is not yet any proof of a recession" ...if one comes ... "Goldman Sachs thinks it's likely to be short and mild")
Calculated Risk: CNBC Reports Government could buy $100+ Billion in Citigroup Assets
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Goldman, Morgan Stanley May Want Citigroup, CreditSights Says (buying the bailout)
TPMCafe | King Larry (Tim Geithner is Larry Summers' first mate; other captains: Rubin and Greenspan)
BBC NEWS | Programmes | UBS loses favour with angry Swiss: "give us our money back, or we'll feed you to the crocodiles."(good idea)
Why all those Great Depression analogies are wrong. - By Daniel Gross - Slate Magazine - Don't Get Depressed, It's Not 1929
FHA-Backed Loans: The New Subprime - BusinessWeek The same people whose reckless practices triggered the global financial crisis are onto a similar scheme that could cost taxpayers tons more

5 Myths About Our Ailing Health-Care System - washingtonpost.com
Antidepressants may reduce male fertility
Pranking Pride - The Biggest Pranks in Geek History - TIME
Science News / Brain Reorganizes To Make Room For Math Between childhood and adulthood, neural map of the brain rearranges to conceptualize arithmetic
Science News / How To (really) Trust A Mathematical Proof Mathematicians develop computer proof-checking systems in order to realize century-old dreams of fully precise, accurate
Beauty Is Truth In Mathematical Intuition: First Empirical Evidence
The Happiness Gene -Is it Inherited?
Yay Hooray | Infopornographic! Datagraphic! Diagramatic!
Christians Against Cartoons!
YouTube - VD July Challenge - Rock music
YouTube - Bruce Lee plays ping pong with nunchuck.flv
Saving Journalism | Columbia Journalism Review | Find Articles at BNET
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Bush Appointees Land Career Science Jobs With Seemingly Unrelated Backgrounds - washingtonpost.com Bush Appointees Land Career Jobs Without Technical Backgrounds (Republican hacks in permanent science jobs)
Obama Considering Commission On Bush Admin Torture
TPMCafe | Frankenstein in Mesopotamia by Tom Hayden (40-50,000 Iraqis currently held in detention centers)
Media Matters: When did experience become a flaw? (media games: as soon as a Democrat was President again)
Republican Christian Ex-Md. delegate sentenced in porn case -- baltimoresun.com - during the time McKee was using child porn, he had sponsored, co-sponsored or voted for a number of child-protection bills, including the Child Protection From Predators Act this year.
CNN.com - Transcripts - 2002 - Eric Holder: detainees have no rights under Geneva Convention
AlterNet - Conservatism: Trashing Government on Its Way Out
Study Shows 'Center-Right Nation' Narrative Spiked Immediately After Election Day | PEEK | AlterNet
Amazon.com: Universal Healthcare in America? Yay or nay? Non Americans encouraged to contribute - nonfiction Discussion Forum America is the ONLY westernized country that doesn't1 provide any affordable health care options for it's citizens
An End to the Southern Strategy, But No Post-Racial America | The LA Progressive
Hate incidents in U.S. surge -- chicagotribune.com Election seen as factor behind revival of Klan
A new kind of election map | Axis Maps Blog

Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect | Dean Baker | Protectionists Oppose Protectionism (usual bunch of hypocrites)
The Reckoning - Citigroup Pays for a Rush to Risk - Series - NYTimes.com (Rubin and Prince: bandits)
four-bears-large.gif (Four Bad Bear Markets - beating the curve)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Citigroup May End Up With U.S. Government Rescue (dwarfs AIG, too big to fail, etc)
Rothschild Investment Banking Posts Record Results: What's Their Secret? - Seeking Alpha (shock doctrine)

NEJM -- Table of Contents (November 13 2008, 359 [20]) (Primary Care)
NEJM -- South Dakota's Abortion Script -- Threatening the Physician-Patient Relationship (Republicans in your doctor's office)
Best Esquire Magazine Stories - The 7 Greatest Stories in the History of Esquire Magazine
scans_daily: Watchmen: The condensed version
Review - Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality
The Screens Issue - If You Liked This, Sure to Love That - Winning the Netflix Prize - NYTimes.com (singular value decomposition)
Obama Looks to Axe Daylight Time -- NYT Explains Why - Green Daily
George Smoot on the design of the universe | Video on TED.com
The Disappearing Male - Doc Zone | CBC-TV | Dissapearing Male on Google Video
How to Store Sperm in 4 Steps - Just in Case
Six Symptoms Not to Ignore | Your Medical Care | Reader's Digest
NVIDIA Tesla Personal Supercomputer
TG Daily - YouTube surpasses Yahoo as world’s #2 search engine
Is YouTube the Next Google? - ReadWriteWeb - Anything that can be a video will be a video
SitePoint » Google To Launch Customizable Search Tonight
Apple Downgrades Macbook Video with DRM | Electronic Frontier Foundation
Billions Of Particles Of Anti-matter Created In Laboratory
New Class Of Superweak Particles May Reveal Secrets Of Hidden Mass In Universe
Out Of Pure Light, Physicists Create Particles Of Matter
APOD: 2008 November 22 - From Moonrise to Sunset
High quality YouTube video hack
How To - Webmonkey - How To: Watch YouTube Movies in Full 720p HD Glory
iSerenity - Environments
Birthday: The White Album Turns 40 < The Beatles' White Album 40th Anniversary | PopMatters
Are We Having Fun Yet? Video (cruise ship caught in cyclone)
Having a big brother 'cuts your chances of children' | Mail Online
New Pain-Inducing Advil Created For People Who Just Want To Feel Something, Anything | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
all streets | ben fry
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The Washington Monthly George W. Bush told New Yorker writer Ken Auletta, "No President has ever done more for human rights than I have."
Iraqi Shiites burn Bush effigy to protest US pact
Asia-Pacific Leaders Worry Ties With U.S. Are Fraying - WSJ.com
STLtoday.com - 11/21/2008 - Report: Several St. Louis County polling places had hours-long waits (lost MO by 4K - Republican voter fraud)
The E&P Pub: You Turkey! ("no worries" on scaring the shit out of children)

Calculated Risk: Goldman Slashes GDP forecast - unemployment will reach 9% by Q4 2009.
Layoffs, Once a Boon to Stock Prices, Now a Burden - CNBC.com

Miss at la Playa: The magic of make-up, photography and a good model
'Single-Celled Giant Upends Early Evolution' by Discovery - RichardDawkins.net
Sounds Like Bach
Daily Kos: Converting Dead Mormons into Homosexuals (Update!!)
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GOP Takes Another Image Hit Post-Election (Republican=unAmerican)
YouTube - CNN Reports on President Bush - Where's the Love? (bully shunned at G20)
Think Progress » Senate Throws Good-Bye Party For Ted Stevens, Gives Convicted Felon A Standing Ovation (disgusting)
Media Matters - O'Reilly falsely claimed Coleman "was certified the winner" in MN Senate race (BillO facts=lies)
Pensito Review » GOP Obama Supporter Proposes Prop 8 Compromise: Civil Unions for All, Leave ‘Marriage’ to Churches
New friendly fire coverup: Army shreds files on dead soldiers | Salon News New friendly fire coverup: Army shreds files on dead soldiers (corrupt American miliary)
A document saved from the Army's shredder | Salon News A soldier who was ordered to shred documents about two soldiers killed in an apparent friendly fire incident rescued some of the paperwork and provided it to Salon.
Giving Up on God - washingtonpost.com ("Armband religion is killing the Republican Party")
What should the GOP do now? (1) - By Tucker Carlson, Ross Douthat, Douglas W. Kmiec, Jim Manzi, Kathleen Parker, and Christine Todd Whitman - Slate Magazine A Return to Reaganism Won't Be Enough (food fight)

Over 100 U.S. blue chips now selling for under $10 a share | Reuters (S&P 500)
Stocks Slump As Signs Point To Harder Times - washingtonpost.com Key Indicators Suggest Deep Recession
If Stocks Are So Cheap, Why Are They Still Going Down?: Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance
Jobless Claims Hit 16-Year High, Above Forecast - CNBC.com
Calculated Risk: GGP Hires BK Firm General Growth Properties (Tommy Friedman's family business)
GM, Ford Executives Say No To $1 Salary In Exchange For Government Aid
A Sea of Unwanted Imports - NYTimes.com (Long Beach biggest export: recycled cardboard to China, to send boxes of stuff back to us)
EH.Net Encyclopedia: Deflation

The Long Tail - Wired Blogs
Denmark: Proposal to ban child circumcision | EuropeNews
Power To The Poster
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Report: Rove Deeply Involved in U.S. Attorney Firings
Mayor sorry for kids' anti-Obama chant - Life- msnbc.com Parents in Idaho town accused of 'damaging young hearts and minds' (western appalachia)
Media Matters - For second day in a row, NY Times falsely suggested Bill Clinton refuses to disclose source of speaking fees
Texas grand jury indicts Cheney, Gonzales of crime | Reuters
Michelle Bachmann denies saying she wanted the media to investigate members of Congress who might be anti-American | Crooks and Liars
FiveThirtyEight.com: Politics Done Right: An Interview with John Ziegler on the Zogby "Push Poll" (rightwing idiot: "pinhead!" "go fuck yourself")
The Democratization of America (end of white Christian rule)
Tim Robbins: An Open Letter to the New York City Board of Elections (Gregory C. Soumas: "petty vindictive corrupt scumbag")

Dow plunges nearly 430 to fall below 8,000 mark - Yahoo! Finance
Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect - Post Covers Up for Paulson (no one could have predicted ... etc.)
ABC News: Big Three CEOs Flew Private Jets to Plead for Public Funds (they just don't get it)
Op-Ed Contributor - Mittster - Let Detroit Go Bankrupt - NYTimes.com
Sex, Lies, and Subprime Mortgages - BusinessWeek
You Might Want To Think About Stopping Your Mortgage Payments and Reducing Your Income

A healthcare system badly out of balance - The Boston Globe Elite hospitals are paid much more for care that is often no better than average. It is the best kept secret in Massachusetts medicine
Garlic chemical tablet treats diabetes I and II orally
ABC News: Ecuadorean Dwarfs May Unlock Cancer Clues Scientists Study a Small Population That Has Neither Cancer nor Diabetes
Study Shows Sexy Women Can Affect Men’s Spendings | Device Daily
Beat the itch : Nature News Scratch it by knowing first which type you have.
New PBS series exposes Old Testament fairy tales - Yahoo! News
2,800-Year-Old Monument to the Soul Is Discovered in Turkey - NYTimes.com
Detected - Matter Shredded By Sagittarius A* Black Hole
Human Gut Loaded with More Bacteria Than Thought | LiveScience (5000+)
LoseThos: 64-bit non-unix non-windows operating system
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The Associated Press: AP NewsAlert: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens has lost his re-relection bid to Democrat Mark Begich (1 down, 2 to go)
Obama job offer to Clinton annoys his supporters - Telegraph
The Washington Monthly: Newsweek Considers Antichrist Talk (The people who believe Obama is the Antichrist are perhaps jumping to conclusions, but they're not nuts: "They are expressing a concern and a fear that is widely shared")(Newsweek elite goat-blowing (widely shared) reporter Lisa Miller)
Our system owes Troy Davis another day in court | ajc.com It is wrong to execute an innocent man. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will now consider whether it is constitutional
Media Matters - Win or lose on Election Day, Republicans and conservatives hold majority on Face the Nation and Fox News Sunday (your center-right corpomedia)
Think Progress » Huckabee Claims Civil Rights Of Gays Are Not Being Violated: They Aren’t Getting Their ‘Skulls Cracked’ (moron)
Georgia and Russia: the aftermath | open Democracy News Analysis (Saakashvili's balls + 130 American advisors)
Exiled Online -Please Don’t Help the Georgians - By Gary Brecher America’s chickenhawks are ready to turn Georgia into a nation of missing-relative-seeking refuge

Paulson, Bernanke defend $700 billion bailout (no one could have predicted ...)
Techalooga » The Beginning of the End for Yahoo! : Jerry Yang decides to step down as CEO (way too late)
YouTube - Wayne County Foreclosures Nov2008
Dealbook Column - A Bridge Loan? U.S. Should Guide G.M. in a Chapter 11 - NYTimes.com
Engineers Rule - Forbes.com At American auto companies, finance guys and marketers rise to the top. Not at Honda
Chinese May Buy GM and Chrysler | The Truth About Cars (firesale)
Dutch Insurer May Buy Thrift to Get US Bailout Funds - CNBC.com

YouTube - Roomba Driver
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George W. Bush’s “Missions Accomplished” « Unreasonable Faith
Vetting of Hillary Rodham Clinton for Secretary of State Includes Look at Bill Clinton - NYTimes.com
Don't Believe Spending Cut Rumors - Defense News
Mormon Church feels the heat over Proposition 8 - Los Angeles Times
WordPerfect co-founder: $1 million for gay marriage ban | Coop's Corner - CNET News
Prince Talks Religious Conversion, Anti-Gay Marriage Stance (what an idiot)
Media Matters - Gingrich: "[T]here is a gay and secular fascism in this country that wants to impose its will on the rest of us" (Newt, the next leader of the GOP)
If I Ran the Zoo: One Hundred Years Of I.F. Stone
Murdoch to media: You dug yourself a huge hole | Coop's Corner - CNET News
Ted Kennedy Returns To The Senate (video)
At National Review, a Threat to Its Reputation for Erudition - NYTimes.com (j/k)
Five Reasons Hillary Clinton Should Not Be Secretary of State—By Ken Silverstein (Harper's Magazine) (Kissinger of death)
Rove: The GOP's Path Back to Power | Newsweek Politics | Newsweek.com (act like the Democrat Party)
Joe Lieberman's transgressions | Philadelphia Inquirer | 11/17/2008
Christopher Hitchens Calls Hillary Clinton As Secretary Of State A "Ludicrous Embarrassment"
Palin Book Deal Said To Be Worth $7 Million ("She's poised to make a ton of money")
Gulf War illness is real, new federal report says - CNN.com (15 years too late)
Daily Kos: License to Steal (asset forfeiture in the War on You)

Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Bush Administration Said to Not Seek Remaining Bailout Funds (Paulson: we'll take the $350bn we got and go home)
Financial Crisis Tab Already In The Trillions - CNBC.com (biggest heist in history)
The Raw Story | Conservative senator: Paulson may have given bailout money to friends
Print: In Praise of a Rocky Transition The more details emerge, the clearer it becomes that Washington's handling of the Wall Street bailout is not merely incompetent. It is borderline criminal (scratch borderline)
Matthew Yglesias » Bailing Out in the Real World
More Americans slipping into bankruptcy - International Herald Tribune
Massachusetts Foreclosure Rates | Rankings
What Toyota knows that GM doesn’t |
GM delays payments to dealers to save cash - Autos- msnbc.com Signal that the company is having cash-flow problems (meltdown)
Citigroup to cut another 53,000 jobs: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
Vacant homes, fewer people. This is Vegas? - Las Vegas Sun
Gold Standard: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics | Library of Economics and Liberty
Paul Krugman Schools George Will On The Great Depression
Oiligarchy Postmortem | Molleindustria
The Reckoning - Phil Gramm, Unswayed Champion of Deregulation - Series - NYTimes.com (predatory borrowers" to blame)

Radio 4 - 120 years RCO - 10 beautiful symphonies (free downloads)
Chemical From Medicinal Plants May Be Used To Fight HIV
Deleting your digital past -- for good
Crypto-Gram: November 15, 2008 - Me and the TSA (TSA catching dozens of "terrorist related individuals" a week)
Orange County fires - Patrick Franks - Los Angeles Times
Computer virus attacks 'to peak next Monday' | Technology | guardian.co.uk
Improve Your Luck Scientifically | Family Fun | Reader's Digest
Men who take aspirin have significantly lower PSA levels
BBC NEWS | Europe | French 'virgin' ruling reversed
xkcd - A Webcomic - A Bunch of Rocks
Too much candy on Vimeo - Capucine
YouTube - Etre et avoir - Poésies
YouTube - Ensuring the Future of Food
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YouTube - George W. Bush Outed CIA Agent Valerie Plame
George W Bush could pardon spies involved in torture - Telegraph
The Crypt: New video goes after Lieberman - Politico.com
Op-Ed Columnist - The Moose Stops Here - NYTimes.com - Frank Rich
Think Progress » Dorgan: Lieberman’s Actions Were ‘Unacceptable’ For Committee Chairman (still the gang of two)
Why Sarah Palin Fired up the Public's Sexual Imagination | Sex and Relationships | AlterNet
Why Sarah Palin Cost John McCain The Election • VideoSift: Online Video *Quality Control
Bush Revisionism: "Good Guy, Bad People" | ChangeAny1thing.com
Progressive Politics Examiner: The U.S. is not a 'center-right' country
330 - From Pickin’ Cotton to Pickin’ Presidents « Strange Maps
TBogg » Blowback is a bitch
Chronic malnutrition in Gaza blamed on Israel - Middle East, World - The Independent Donald Macintyre reveals the contents of an explosive report by the Red Cross on a humanitarian tragedy
White rage: The rednecks out to kill Obama - Americas, World - The Independent
Milwaukee Magazine : Feature Story : Secrets of Talk Radio
Don't count Matt Drudge out. - By Jack Shafer - Slate Magazine (cause he has links to news sites!!)
Can new pro-Israel group J Street generate political clout? | U.S. | Jewish Journal

TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | The High Priests of the Bubble Economy
YouTube - Peter Schiff Was Right 2006 - 2007 (2nd Edition)
Citigroup Plans to Cut 10% of Its Global Workforce: Source - CNBC.com
The Nation - Will the Safety Net Catch Economy’s Casualties? - NYTimes.com (not what it used to be)
Financial Crisis, Housing Crisis, Recession, Budget Crisis, What It Means to Your Financial Planning | Mint.com
The Five Most Wanted Rip-off Artists from Wall Street and Washington | Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace | AlterNet
Oil companies benefiting from tax subsusidies and record profits | Kevin Colby
10 Cars That Sank Detroit - FlowChart
Our government's approach to housing has grown nonsensical: encourage borrowing to keep homes expensive. It's time to rebuild. - The Boston Globe
Crisis as prelude to a new Golden Age | open Democracy News Analysis
Melting into Air: A Critic at Large: The New Yorker: Before the financial system went bust, it went postmodern.

Irwin Redlener on surviving a nuclear attack | Video on TED.com (watch this and despair) ("Al Qaeda does not have a return address")
Islamic Theologian Says Prophet Muhammad Likely Never Existed - WSJ.com
Satan's Faces: The many lives of Lucifer - Reason Magazine
Neuropolitics.org
Deductive indeterminism - The case for a science of history | Encefalus
How warfare shaped human evolution - life - 12 November 2008 - New Scientist
29kx62p.gif (circular reasoning)
QDB: Quote #4799
APOD: 2008 November 16 - Anticrepuscular Rays Over Colorado
bush_before_after.jpg (Bush: 2000/2008)
AIDS vaccine developed in Ont. nears human trials
AFP.com | Agence France-Presse, a global news agency Aussie scientist to unveil skin cancer vaccine: report
When Alzheimer's Hits at 40 - WSJ.com
Our Story Ended With a Slow Fade to Black - New York Times
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YouTube - Your Weekly Address from the President-Elect
Alaska Senate: Begich Widens Lead Slightly - The Fix
Media Matters - Media Matters: The media's Minnesota debacle (eating rightwing TPs)
Media Matters - The NYT's woeful Minnesota recount reporting, cont'd
Minnesota Independent: News. Politics. Media. » ‘Ordinary voter’ in New York Times recount story has strong GOP ties (how they work)
The Washington Monthly: Demint: "Americans do prefer a traditional conservative government" (McCain not rightwing enough)
Bill's Foreign Deals May Pose Issue For Clinton As Secretary Of State
Obama Mosaic Small.png (PNG)
Iraeli PM Candidate's Website Looks A Lot Like Obama's... (Photo) (Tzipi)
Body of Lies: The CIA's involvement with US film-making | Film | The Guardian | The CIA is often credited with 'advice' on Hollywood films, but no one is truly sure about the extent of its shadowy involvement.
LOL@McCain

The Gavel » Blog Archive » Pelosi and Reid Announce Three Members of Congressional Oversight Panel (closing the barn door ...)
Thomas Friedman’s World Is Flat Broke: Politics and Power: vanityfair.com (wife's fortune: 3.9 bn to 25mil: Friedman is cranky)
Bush cites progress at world economic summit (after destroying world economy)
Lawmaker says AIG executive should resign after resort event - CNN.com
YouTube - Dennis Kucinich (Not Barack Obama) Grills Neel Kashkari On Bailout Scam (Skeletor)
Should We Really Bail Out the Big Three Automakers with $73.20 Per Hour Labor? - Seeking Alpha
Bloomberg.com: U.S. Hartford, Lincoln, Genworth Buy Lenders, May Gain U.S. Funds
FT Alphaville » Blog Archive » A FDIC gift voucher for all
Leveraged ETFs With 300% Exposures Set To Launch - News In Focus
FT.com / Weekend / Reportage - Letter from Iceland
Seeing the Forest: How did Iceland go bankrupt? ("regulations that were too strong, or by a confluence of unlikely events, including a rise in “leftist attitudes“.")
In The Know: Should The Government Stop Dumping Money Into A Giant Hole? | The Onion

Mineral Kingdom Has Co-evolved With Life, Scientists Find
Royal Society Publishing - Biology Letters (2005 - ) - First Cite - Circum-menopausal effects on women's judgements of facial attractiveness - Journal Article Circum-menopausal effects on women's judgements of facial attractiveness
Dr Petra Boynton I Blog I Do women get bitchier as they get older? Only if they’re faced with research like this
Marine plankton found in amber
YouTube - Crazy Cat Attacking Spuds Dog
Failing hard drive sounds - Datacent.com
Science fiction special: The future of a genre - 12 November 2008 - New Scientist
Digg Graveyard
Elderly Ghetto Gospel Choir is Today's BIG Thing - NOV 13, 2008
reddyenumber4: One Cuil = One level of abstraction away from the reality of a situation.
Science News / How To (really) Trust A Mathematical Proof
Malcolm Gladwell asks is there such a thing as pure genius? | Books | The Guardian (10,000 hours to genius)
How to Run a Con | Psychology Today Blogs
Top 10 Bizarre Mormon Beliefs - The List Universe
Listropolis
Lolcats, "I Can Has Cheezburger?" | Salon Life
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TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Leahy Becomes First Senator To Demand Lieberman's Ouster From Homeland Security Committee
Sarkozy Chides Putin On Russian Tough Talk: "You Want To End Up Like Bush?" ("I am going to hang Saakashvili by the balls," Mr Putin declared.)
The YouTube Presidency | 44 | washingtonpost.com
The Death of the US-Colombia FTA - The Seminal (war on drugs=corporate welfare)
Lawmaker plans bill on Web neutrality | Technology | Reuters
The Washington Monthly: Gerson Fears Fairness Doctrine (which almost no one is asking for: hacks on parade at WaPo: tps from hate radio)
Firedoglake » Error In Justice: Siegelman Prosecutors Received Notes From Jurors DURING Deliberations (totally corrupt Bush DOJ)
Some Israeli Settlers Are Looking for Way to Leave West Bank - NYTimes.com
Rahm Emanuel Facts: The Complete Dossier
A Nuclear Needle in a Haystack: The Cold War's Missing Atom Bombs - Spiegel

Calculated Risk: Retail Sales Collapse in October
Bush Warns of Aggressive Economic Regulation (because, you know ...)
Top 10 Bailout Junkets of 2008 -- A Scrapbook (where your money is going)
Op-Ed Columnist - Bailout to Nowhere - NYTimes.com
Op-Ed Columnist - Depression Economics Returns - NYTimes.com
Peter Schiff - Don't Blame Capitalism - washingtonpost.com
MyProps.org - July 7, 2007: President's Weekly Radio Address: "Our Nation's strong economy is no accident. America is now in a position to balance the Federal budget." - Housing Bubble and Bear Links

From Silver Lake to Suicide: One Family's Secret History of the Jonestown Massacre - News - LA Weeklypage 1 - LA Weekly A cache of letters hidden in the basement brings to life a house, a family and the tragedy that would change everything
Trans in the Red States | The American Prospect
Stealing Your Library: The OCLC Powergrab (Aaron Swartz's Raw Thought)
Novels 'better at explaining world's problems than reports' - Telegraph
A scientific formula for popularity on Digg, YouTube | Webware - CNET
Questions about buying Metals Online | Rarely Asked Questions
The RED is here, DSMC is here, DSLR executives crying in their offices! - 1001 Noisy Cameras
Official RED Scarlet and EPIC pics are sure to induce drool [Updated with OMG] - Engadget
RED's Digital Still and Motion Camera System now official - Engadget
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 11/14/2008 | Scientists rethinking what makes us get old (free radicals)
EFF: Kentucky domain seizures flawed on many levels
Air Art on Vimeo (air fish)
WSJ: Photo Journal
Play Splitter, a free online game on Kongregate
Assembler
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Obama Team Faces Major Task in Justice Dept. Overhaul - washingtonpost.com Goal Is to Restore Confidence in Law Enforcement Actions
Alaska: Gems Election Results (Begich up by 800+ ; Hulk smashed)
Matthew Yglesias » Blogger Solidarity (Rachel: we are all bloggers)
Republican Governors Meet, Glumly - washingtonpost.com After Election Losses, Many See Bleak Future for Party
Daily Kos: State of the Nation Moon's money - the billions that moved America right and theocratic
Bush, Out of Office, Could Oppose Inquiries - NYTimes.com (Cheney too?)
TPM: News Pages | Obama team expected to broker deal on subpoenas (Bolten, Miers and Rove to walk?)
Palin's First Press Conference Cut Short (Video)
YouTube - AC360: Dan Savage Takes on Tony Perkins Over Prop 8
Ted Nugent loves him some Malkin and says a "Conservative revolution is brewing" | Crooks and Liars (wingnuts on parade)
Truthdig - Reports - America the Illiterate (our childrens ain't learnin')
Daily Kos: Zogby STILL Push Polling - Does he know the election is over?
Exiled Online - War Nerd: Bush Fought The Wars And The Wars Won - By Gary Brecher
TPMCafe | The Anatomy of Conservative Self-Deception
Bush Tells UN That Faith Sustained Him Through Presidency (that, and booze)
The New York Times - Little Tommy Friedman apologizes for being wrong, wrong, wrong and quits Times (we wish)
The Supreme Court grapples with the primordial ooze of the Summum case. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine The Supreme Court grapples with the primordial ooze of the Summum case - Government establishment of religion is only impermissible when it freaks out Justice Stephen Breyers

New Jobless Claims Pass 500,000 to 7-Year High - CNBC.com (just the beginning)
Bloomberg Sues The Fed For Disclosure | The LA Progressive
Bailout Lacks Oversight Despite Billions Pledged - washingtonpost.com - Watchdog Panel Is Empty; Report Is Unfinished (the fuckups fucked up, again)
Alex Jones: Celente Predicts Revolution, Food Riots, Tax Rebellions By 2012
BBC NEWS | Business | Russia's role in rescuing Iceland (the price is right)
Retail: Is the American Shopping Mall Dead? | Newsweek Project Green | Newsweek.com
Wreck & Salvage
Robert Reich's Blog: The Real Difference Between Bankruptcy and Bailout The Real Difference Between Bankruptcy and Bailout

Once upon a time... on Vimeo (Capucine)
OpenGoo: An Open Source Web Office
BBC NEWS | Health | Doctors 'rely on chemo too much'
Is Earth at the heart of a giant cosmic void? - space - 12 November 2008 - New Scientist (yes)
Humans may have prevented super ice age - environment - 12 November 2008 - New Scientist
DNA strands become fibre optic cables - tech - 12 November 2008 - New Scientist
How warfare shaped human evolution - life - 12 November 2008 - New Scientist
YouTube - M7.0 Earthquake Simulation for Hayward Fault, California
Atlas of hidden water may avert future conflict - environment - 24 October 2008 - New Scientist
12 Principles For Keeping Your Code Clean | CSS | Smashing Magazine
The Cave » Blog Archive » (Politely) Kill Explorer.exe
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Washington secretly authorized military raids on 20 countries since 2004 (Bushwar!)
The Washington Monthly . Well, I certainly have my nomination for Wanker of the Day: Michael Barone (old and stupid)
BBC NEWS | Middle East | UN warns over Gaza food blockade (Israel blocks food; Mormons will baptized Palestinians before they die)
Forget Red vs. Blue -- It's the Educated vs. People Easily Fooled by Propaganda | Media and Technology | AlterNet Millions of Americans live in a non-reality-based belief system informed by childish clichés
The Raw Story | Maddow: New rule kicks Patriot Act foes 'right in the teeth' (more fuck yous from Bush)
Dems eye midnight regulations reversal - Erika Lovley and Ryan Grim - Politico.com
Liberal Pranksters Hand Out Times Spoof - City Room Blog - NYTimes.com | The New York Times - Breaking News, World News & Multimedia
Frank Schaeffer: Sarah Palin Will Never Be President -- Trust Me
Bush Says He Regrets Use of Iraq `Mission Accomplished' Banner - Yahoo! News (and that's all)
Uppity Socialists | Guns and Eagles
Obama's Fascinating Interview with Cathleen Falsani - Steven Waldman
American RadioWorks - What Killed Sergeant Gray
Matthew Yglesias » The Myth of Poor Democratic Electoral Performance
Hopeful signs on health care - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict
Jonathan Martin's Blog: Luntz's straight talk - Politico.com "Stevie Wonder reads a teleprompter better than John McCain,"

US May Lose Its 'AAA' Rating - CNBC.com (to be downgraded to junk)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide GE Wins FDIC Insurance for Up to $139 Billion in Debt (I don't think that word, "bank" means what you think it does)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Zero Rate World May Lie Ahead as King, Trichet Cut
The Provocateur: The Bailout: The Feds Pull the Wool Over Our Eyes
Lobbyists Swarm the Treasury for Piece of Bailout Pie - NYTimes.com (check out Bushie Jeb Mason)
CondéNet cuts: Wired.com lays of 25% of staff
The End of Wall Street's Boom - National Business News - Portfolio.com (Liar's Poker)
Calculated Risk: Paulson: Buying Troubled Assets Not Effective Use of TARP (How things have changed ...)
Trickle Down Effects of Letting U.S. Automakers Go Bankrupt | Business Pundit
Op-Ed Columnist - How to Fix a Flat - NYTimes.com - GM: the Toyota Prius “make no economic sense.” And ... global warming “is a total crock of [expletive].” (bailout!)
How Google Could Turn Evil More than 80% of the Valley's 150 largest publicly traded companies had some employees holding stock options that had fallen below their strike prices as of Oct. 24

Now - The Rest of the Genome - NYTimes.com
Princeton University - Evolution's new wrinkle: Proteins with cruise control provide new perspective
Evolution: Princeton Scientists Discover Proteins that Control Evolution
Pharyngula: Prediction: self-promoting hype meets interdisciplinary ignorance
Luca Turin on the science of scent | Video on TED.com
The Chronicle: 4/14/2006: Mob Rule In departmental disputes, professors can act just like animals
mobbing.ca - home :: mobbing, bullying and workplace harassment resources
neuron-galaxy.jpg (image)
Google Flu Trends | How does this work?
The philosopher and the wolf - Telegraph
10 Best Post-Apocalypses | Science Not Fiction | Discover Magazine
Mining for Dark Matter, Some Go Wimp-Hunting - WSJ.com
Urgent regulation needed for nanomaterials: experts | Environment | Reuters
Bacteria In Mouth Help Make Certain Foods Tasty
Study: DDoS attacks threaten ISP infrastructure | Latest Security News - CNET News
Newspaper Website Design: Trends And Examples | Design Showcase | Smashing Magazine
Sprint: Plug into Now.
Spam Volumes Drop by Two-Thirds After Firm Goes Offline - Security Fix
Give Up and Use Tables
lbrandy.com » Blog Archive » My First and Last Webcomic: PNG vs JPEG
APOD: 2006 February 16 - The Color of the Moon
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The Raw Story | Documents linking Iran to nuclear weapons push may have been fabricated
Senate GOP to Privately Debate Stevens' Fate Next Week - Yahoo! News
Whiskey Fire: New Directions ("conservative intellectual" = oxymoron; there IS no debate)
YouTube - Special Comment on Gay Marriage ~ Keith Olbermann
The Southern Strategy Comes of Age—By Scott Horton (Harper's Magazine)
For South, a Waning Hold on Politics - NYTimes.com (stupid, poor, ignorant, racist)
Independent Examiner: Should we 'kill' people over gay marriage? - yes, says Orson Scott Card, Mormon douchebag /a>
GoodBye Mr.President | :: JoeJet.com :: Photo Channel
YouTube - Lieberman Must Go Once and for All
Alaska Daily News: Most uncounted ballots will be tallied Wednesday: 2008 Election | adn.com
\ The Brad Blog : Alaska Update: Thousands of Ballots 'Found', One-Third Remain Uncounted in the State's Still-Fishy '08 Election | Alaska's New Numbers: Still Very Stinky Isn't It Time for the U.S. to Consider a Secretary of Election Integrity?
The Washington Monthly: Irrational Fear Of The Fairness Doctrine (latest wingnut TP: Obama will make them play fair (he won't))
Political Punch Obama Derangement Syndrome

Wall Street falls, unable to shake economic woes - Yahoo! News
America Discovers That Bailout Will Be Used To Pay Wall Street Bonuses
Op-Ed Columnist - Beyond the Fat Cats - NYTimes.com - When the Champagne and caviar crowd is in trouble, there is no conceivable limit to the amount of taxpayer money that can be found, and found quickly.
Toll’s Plea: Subsidize House Prices - Floyd Norris Blog - NYTimes.com Toll’s Plea: Subsidize House Prices (bailout big homebuilders!)
ABC News: Another AIG Resort "Junket": Top Execs Caught on Tape KNXV Discovers $343,000 Secret Gathering, AIG Signs and Logos Hidden (spendin' yr money)

In a Novel Theory of Mental Disorders, Parents’ Genes Are in Competition - NYTimes.com
TheStar.com | GTA | Lesbians attacked outside school | Charged is Mark Scott, 43, of Oshawa (asshole hater of the week)
Holocaust survivors to Mormons: Stop baptisms of dead Jews - CNN.com
YouTube - "The Night Journey" trailer
Dothetest - Whodunnit?
40 Awesome Versions of Jesus | www.holytaco.com
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Obama Plans Guantanamo Close, US Trials
Booman Tribune - I'd Treat DC as a Crime Scene
MSNBC’s Tag for Now - ‘The Power of Change’ - NYTimes.com
Bush leaving office more unpopular than Nixon - CNN.com (whole country afflicted with "Bush Derangment Syndrome")
Gallup: 68% 'favorable rating' for Obama - On Politics - Usatoday.Com
Dean Prepares To Step Down As DNC Chair (mission accomplished)
GOP at Odds with Country
Media Matters - Absurd View : Hasselbeck, Shepherd suggest clergy could have been jailed without Prop 8
Charlie Brooker: Is Obama really president or am I just watching a fantasy? It's almost too good to be true | Comment is free | The Guardian The Republican campaign was so horrible, it could only have been orchestrated by Skeletor
Alaska's voting turnout puzzling: Politics | adn.com LESS THAN '04? Total isn't in yet but appears below expectations.
Daily Kos: Arkansas anti-gay adoption: Worse than Prop 8 ("blunting the gay agenda" - send children back to their orphanages!)
The Smoky Mountain Hiking Blog: PBS documentary on Appalachia in early 2009
Martin Eisenstadt’s Blog » Blog Archive » Eisenstadt the source for Sarah Palin Africa leak… and proud of it.
Deep Secrets of ‘The Daily Show’ - City Room Blog - NYTimes.com
Balloon Juice » Blog Archive » Your Morning F-Bomb
BBC NEWS | Europe | Mystery of lost US nuclear bomb

The Crisis & What to Do About It - The New York Review of Books - By George Soros
Yes We Will (Have A Depression) - The Market Ticker
Bloomberg.com: Exclusive Fed Defies Transparency Aim in Refusal to Disclose (surprise)
Fed won't give info on nearly $2 trillion in loans | Business | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
A Quiet Windfall For U.S. Banks With Attention on Bailout Debate, Treasury Made Change to Tax Policy (i.e. behind your back)
A.I.G. May Get More in Bailout - NYTimes.com ("despite assurances" etc)
Ohio braces for reported DHL layoffs - Nov. 9, 2008 - About 8,000 job cuts reportedly may be announced tomorrow (66% of whole city)
NPR: Hear: A Tale of Intertwined Misery: school districts that bought some of the worst stuff on Wall Street.
American Express to Become Bank Holding Company - DealBook - New York Times (everyone is a bank)

Mormons Continue to Try to Steal Anne Frank's Soul
Renaldi - Photographs - Touching Strangers
Bullies' Brains Light Up With Pleasure as People Squirm (Bush)
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Op-Ed Columnist - It Still Felt Good the Morning After - NYTimes.com
Undernews: Can We Talk About The Real Obama Now?
Forget the Honeymoon - by Justin Raimondo
Assessing modern Presidents (on a scale of +/- 3, Bush is -18)
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us_election_iq.jpg (2008 Election by State IQ)
Pragmatos : How much is your vote worth?
2008 Electoral Map By 18-29 Year Olds | Prose Before Hos
Most 'undervotes' cast in counties won by Obama
FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: Uncounted Votes May Push Begich Past Stevens (despite vote-rigging)
Obama Positioned to Quickly Reverse Bush Actions - washingtonpost.com - Stem Cell, Climate Rules Among Targets of President-Elect's Team
Op-Ed Columnist - Obama and the War on Brains - NYTimes.com
50 things you should know about Barack Obama: video | The Courier-Mail
Barack Obama: The 50 facts you might not know - Telegraph
Barack in Hebrew is lightning
Kirby on gay marriage: It's official - I don't care - Salt Lake Tribune
Barack Obama - Conservapedia | ?arack Hussein Obama? - Christopedia, the Christian encyclopedia (for those times when Conservapedia isn't conservative enough, see photoshopped pic)
Right-wing media feeds its post-election anger - Los Angeles Times
The Washington Monthly: 2012 Speculation? Already? (Newt Gingrich for Pres - generational change you can trust)
alicublog: Where Are They Now? - Kim du Toit -- celebrated author of "The Pussification of the American Male" (kind of what you thought)
Making Light: du Toit, du (TNH's transphobic comment)
Extraordinary Observations: Hypocrisy of Joe the Plumber | Joe the Plumber - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
NeuroLogica Blog » Politics and Science - The RFK Jr. Test

Boiled Down: Credit Bubble - The Market Ticker - "Cramer needs to be put in the stocks - alongside Paulson Bernanke and Bush"
Buy General Motors (GM)? Did We Say That? - Henry Blodget - Barron's picks G.M. (stock goes from $17 to $4)

The Daily Star - Politics - Members of Israeli spy ring 'related to 9/11 hijacker'
The Sum Of All Human Knowledge: Wikipedia volunteers reject dishonest donation drive
16 Health Tips for Coping with Cold and Flu Season : Eco Child’s Play
One day everyone is going to look like this - Times Online (blondes going extinct)
Footballers fall prey to fatal disease | European Football - Times Online
Steve Kubby: Wake up and smell the ganja
Simple Device Invented in 1833 May Lead to Cheap Hydrogen : Gas 2.0
Ada Louise Huxtable, the Dean of Architecture Critics, Discusses New York - NYTimes.com
Language Mysteries Explained In 'Alphabet Juice' : NPR
Memoirs of a Space Engineer
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Report: Georgia May Have Sparked War With Russia - Washington Post Investigations (WaPo decides to tell U.S. what rest of world has known for months)
BBC NEWS | Europe | Obama denies Poland missile vow
Judge asks media whether to release Guantanamo Bay 'torture' evidence - Telegraph

The Numbers Guy : Breaking Down Voter-Turnout Numbers
The decadent left, in its enclaves on the coasts - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
Daily Kos: Your Abbreviated Pundit Round-up
Dakota: Modern Love
Media Matters - Postelection poll results contradict media claims that U.S. is a "center-right" country (what they want you to believe)
Fables of the reconstruction: The Unbearable Lightness of Thomas Friedman
Hullabaloo: Problems: "Democratic strategist" and uber-villager Michael Feldman
Wall Street Decamps to K Street for Work on Bailout - washingtonpost.com (crazy WaPo selling it to you: bailout based on "free-market" principles)
Media Matters - Media Matters: All over but the lying (Republican tool Brokow: McCain won more land!)
The Washington Monthly: Jon Kyl will filibuster "too liberal" Supreme Court nominations; supported "nuclear option" in 2005)
Undercover cops were among the unruly at DNC - The Denver Post (provocateurs)
'No More Mr Nice Gay' as Mormons face vote backlash - Americas, World - The Independent Protesters vent fury after church funds successful effort to ban gay marriages
Sarah Palin blamed by the US Secret Service for death threats against Barack Obama - Telegraph - attacks provoked a near lynch mob atmosphere at her rallies, with supporters yelling "terrorist" and "kill him"
TheStar.com | USElection | Bill Ayers: Becoming a target of 'terrorist' attack
A Darfur-supporting, time-tithing, self-deprecating newcomer unseats the incumbent in Virginia's big electoral surprise. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine (another hater down)
Watching Them Squirm: Is Fox News Abandoning the Mob It Created? | Media and Technology | AlterNet huge schism develops between Fox's post-election attempts at "civility" and its pitchfork-wielding audience.
Faster, Please! » Election Thoughts ("Josh" trolling pjmedia on election night)
The New Atlantis » Rethinking Public Opinion
» Bush: A Retrospective in Pictures - KING-mag.com
washingtonpost.com - TimeSpace: Election
389 years ago… | WallStats.com The Art of Information
Raw Replay - Students asked not to say Obama’s name (threatened with expulsion for saying their President's name)
Mystery man doesn't need Oprah to dry-clean his coat -- chicagotribune.com

ABC News: Unemployed Nation: America's Shrinking Payroll More Than 1 Million People Have Lost Their Jobs in the United States in 2008
Stunned Icelanders Struggle After Economy’s Fall - NYTimes.com

A Doctor, a Mutation and a Potential Cure for AIDS - WSJ.com
Tolerance Over Race Can Spread, Studies Find - NYTimes.com
Elderly Evanston woman found living with bodies of 3 siblings -- chicagotribune.com
Transcripts of a Troubled Mind - The Atlantic (April 29, 2004) - Breece D'J Pancake | The Believer - The Secret Handshake -
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Georgia Claims on Russia War Called Into Question - NYTimes.com ("Newly available accounts" is bullshit; Times admits what the world has said since the invasion; this is managed news inside US)
FORA.tv - Ann Wright: Voices of Conscience

Change.gov
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 11/07/2008 | Can Barack Obama undo Bush's tangled legal legacy?
Is Obama Screwing His Base with Rahm Emanuel Selection? | Election 2008 | AlterNet ("one of the most conservative Democratic members of Congress" pro-BushDogs)
Shannyn Moore: Stolen Election from Alaska? (you betcha!) | Shannyn Moore: Alaska On eBay?
A Butler Well Served by This Election - washingtonpost.com (read 'til the end)
The Man at the Door - washingtonpost.com
Franken's deficit: 239 votes
Dana Milbank - It's a Mitzvah - washingtonpost.com - Obama hanged himself into an Israel hard-liner (outdoes Bush and the Neocons)
Obama Withdraws Support for Marijuana Decriminalization - TalkLeft: The Politics Of Crime (Emanuel, Biden big drug warriors)
The Washington Monthly As political theater goes, the exploits of Joe Lieberman really are odd
Think Progress » Bayh: Democrats ‘Should Have a Spirit Of Forgiveness With Regard To Joe Lieberman’ (yeah, sure)
Former Defense Official: Obama Keeping Gates The "Dumbest Thing I've Ever Heard"
No we didn't: Obama Win More Hysterical Than Historical | The Smirking Chimp
The Promised Land? Obama, Emanuel and Israel By John V. Whitbeck
North America - Wikipedia (how many countries in North America?)

Table A-12. Alternative measures of labor underutilization
Wall Street Lays Another Egg: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com
Bloomberg.com: Las Vegas Sands Plunges on Default, Bankruptcy Risk: billionaire Sheldon Adelson (far-right bankroller)
Sprint suffers loss as customers flee, shares slump | Reuters
Tent cities rise across the country - Life- msnbc.com
Defining 'Homelessness Down' - TIME
Foreclosures | InSight America
TechCrunch Layoff Tracker

A misguided joint initiative - The Boston Globe (Globe is rightwing on pot, editorial makes no sense, see comments)
Henchmen's Helper
Internet Archive: Details: Goa Gil talking about Gurus and Sadhus
Exploring the Genetic Differences Between Chimps and Humans | Wired Science from Wired.com
APOD: 2005 October 23 - At the Center of the Milky Way
Unknown "Structures" Tugging at Universe, Study Says ("dark flow")
Internet Security | WOT Web of Trust
Why plastic isn't always fantastic : Nature News Experiment-ruining chemicals leach from plastic lab equipment.
Fountain of Youth: Drug Restores Muscles | LiveScience (MK-677)
Turmeric on the Brain: Food Politics : gourmet.com
Forget Brain Age: Researchers Develop Software That Makes You Smarter "n-back task"
Brain Workshop - a Dual N-Back game
Improving fluid intelligence with training on working memory — PNAS
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Rice Says Mideast Deal Unlikely Soon - NYTimes.com
Israel cautions against dialogue with Iran - Yahoo! News UK (one-upped by Ahmandinijad?)

The next President of the United States - The Big Picture - Boston.com
Campaign Gives Some Clues to How Obama Will Govern - washingtonpost.com
YouTube - Fox News: Palin didn't know Africa was a continent
Center Stage | Newsweek.com
Matthew Yglesias » Wingnuts Prepare to Wind the Cocoon Tighter
Magnanimity is nice, but let's not forget the hideous race John McCain ran
History of McCain for President - Post-Election John McCain Biography - Esquire
Equating Clinton's "scandals" with George Bush's - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (MoDo returns to insanity)
The Republican Party of Whiners - The Seminal (WSJ's whiny mean-to-Bush ("bipartisan efforts") editorial)
Emanuel (Il05) - Speeches and Statements - Emanuel to Gonzalez: “Thanks for the White Flag” (big drug-warrior, but so's Biden)
John Walsh: Election 2006, the Fix is Aleady In Election 2006: The Fix is Already In (Israeli Rahmbo supported pro-war candidates)
A Rematch for the Georgia Senate: Will Obama Help? - TIME
Barack Obama: How He Did It | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008
sums it all up
The Brad Blog : All Diebold Touch-Screen Systems Impounded by Judge in PA County All 185 of the completely unverifiable Diebold touch-screen voting machines used in Northumberland County, PA's election were ordered impounded by a judge Tuesday night
Prosecutors Won't Charge Spitzer in Prostitution Scandal - WSJ.com (mission accomplished, Wall Street got their money)
The Brad Blog : Something Smells Very Fishy In Alaska: Turnout Rate Reported as Lowest Ever in State, Down 11% From '04 Even With Both Palin and Obama on the Ballot (Diebold)

Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Credit-Default Swaps Top $33 Trillion, Depository Trust Says (giant sucking sound you hear)
Holiday outlook turns grimmer after dismal October: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance

Evolutionary Psychology 2008 - Big Five Traits Related to Short-Term Mating: From Personality to Promiscuity across 46 Nations (PDF)
Phys Ed - Stretching - The Truth - NYTimes.com (don't)
Male hormone boosts female sex life | Health & Lifestyle | News.com.au
Japanese researchers make brain tissues from stem cells - Yahoo! News
Make a Local Backup Of Your Gmail Account - Wired How-To Wiki
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Obama Elected President as Racial Barrier Falls - NYTimes.com
The Challenge - For Obama, No Time for Laurels; Now the Hard Part - NYTimes.com
Transcript: Obama's acceptance speech - Yahoo! News
YouTube - Stevie Wonder- Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours
2008 Voter File Analysis: Election of a Century?
Editorial - So Little Time, So Much Damage - NYTimes.com George W. Bush still has 77 days left in the White House — and he’s not wasting a minute.
Three huge, immediate reasons to be happy about last night - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com< (supremos)
The monster years - Paul Krugman - NYT Blog - the past 14 years America’s political life has been largely dominated by, well, monsters (shrillest)
How the Map Changed From 2004 - Interactive Feature - NYTimes.com (Rightwing retreats to Appalachia, rest of country turns blue)
Online Only: The New Yorker: Mr. Ayers's Neighborhood ("I wish I had known him better")
California propositions county-by-county map, margin of victory - Los Angeles Times (geography of prejudice)
Local Ballot Measures - Election Center 2008 (more geography of prejudice)
ET Exclusive Interview: Oprah Tears Up Over Obama
Dakota: Hallelujah
Highlights: Newsweek's Special Election Project | Hackers and Spending Sprees (embargoed info: computers hacked, "hillbilly shopping spree" - $20,000 to $40,000 went to buy clothes for first dude, death threats correlated with Palin rallies)
The Treatment of Bush Has Been a Disgrace - WSJ.com - Our failure to stand by the one person who continued to stand by us has not gone unnoticed by our enemies (demographics of delusion)
CNN Political Ticker: Palin: God will do the right thing on election day « (and She did)
Voters approve marijuana law change - The Boston Globe voters favored the Question 2 proposition 65 percent to 35 percent.
AlterNet: U.S. Raid into Syria an Idiotic Move (when idiots attack)

The feminine touch carries more germs - New Scientist (girls have cooties)
Gut Bacteria May Cause And Fight Disease, Obesity : NPR
Review - Psychology of Women: A Handbook of Issues and Theories
Review - Persons and Things by Barbara Johnson (fall of postmodern/deconstruction, John Searle: Derrida: obscurantisme terroriste)
Featured Download: Gmail Backup Archives Your Email Account
YouTube - The DiVincenzo Code
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Electoral Map by Daily Kos
Election Protection - The Nation’s Largest Nonpartisan Voter Protection Coalition (non-partisan Republicans=oxymoron)
MSNBC Continually Features Inaccurate Poll Closing Times
Pollster.com: Looking for Presidential Exit Polls?
Poll: McCain Gains, But Obama Well Ahead, CBS News - Survey Finds Democrat With Nine Point Advantage Among Likely Voters Nationwide On Eve Of Election Day - the president is extremely unpopular: his approval rating now stands at 20 percent, the lowest EVER recorded for a president.
The Greatest Election Ever: A Retrospective -- Daily Intel -- New York Magazine
Think Progress » Kristol: Palin ‘reminds me a lot of FDR.’ (tnx, Bill)
YouTube - Rachel Maddow - The New Poll Tax - Paying To Vote (Republicans at work)
YouTube - CNN anchor takes on Joe the Plumber (Joe the stupid)
YouTube - Barack Obama - The Tide Is Turning
BTVNEW: Yes We Can
American Rhetoric: Martin Luther King, Jr. - I Have a Dream
YouTube - Barack Obama - times they are a changin'
YouTube - Superbarack
Seth's Blog: Marketing lessons from the US election
Senior Corporate Executives Warned to Leave N.Y. on 9/11: Source
Colorado Independent » Elite combat brigade for homeland security missions raises ire of ACLU “This isn’t a military police brigade or a civil affairs brigade. This is actually a combat brigade being assigned a domestic mission,

Mortgage Prospects Dim for Illegal Immigrants - WSJ.com - Less than 5% of Bank of Bartlett's ITIN loans are delinquent (while Republicans default everywhere)
Fed Hires Bear Stearns Risk Boss (Epic Fail=Big Reward)
The Bailout Profiteers | Naomi Klein

We Found Who to Tar and Feather! (science of Spore)
Why Systems Fail and Problems Sprout Anew Commentary on the principles of "Systemantics"
Psychology Today: The Art of Now: Six Steps to Living in the Moment We live in the age of distraction. Yet one of life's sharpest paradoxes is that your brightest future hinges on your ability to pay attention to the present.
Hipster: The Dead End of Western Civilization | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters
Oil Creation Theory Challenged by Fuel-Making Fungus - Yahoo! News
A Conversation With Stuart L. Pimm - Zoologist Stuart Pimm Asks, ‘Why Do Species Go Extinct?’ - Interview - NYTimes.com
Behind the Statistics on TV and Teen Pregnancy - Well Blog - NYTimes.com
YouTube - Shrimp Running On A Treadmill With The Benny Hill Theme
YouTube - Björk talking about her TV
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Swing State Project:: Nov. 4, 2008 Poll Closing Times & Key Races
Daily Kos: House, Senate, Governor Final Race Ratings
Poll: McCain Gains, But Obama Well Ahead, CBS News Survey Finds Democrat With Nine Point Advantage Among Likely Voters Nationwide On Eve Of Election Day - Fourteen percent of Obama's supporters say they once supported McCain, and the top reason given for their switch was McCain's selection of Palin as his running mate.
Republicans Scrambling to Save Seats in Congress - NYTimes.com (good maps)
This. Fucking. Election. (what the media has been feeding you)
Op-Ed Columnist - The Republican Rump - NYTimes.com (batshit crazy wing of the wingnuts)
My wife made me canvass for Obama; here's what I learned | csmonitor.com This election is not about major policies. It's about hope.
The Washington Monthly: Advice To Be Ignored (just because you win, don't think you can govern like you won, from the Bush mandate people)
Joe the Plumber and GOP 'Authenticity - WSJ.com It's hard to reach out to workers while cracking down on unions.
5 Myths About Values Voters - washingtonpost.com
The Phoenix > Talking Politics > Wacko patrol: America's 25 scariest conservatives The Phoenix ranks the individuals who will hold the most sway over the right-wing message machine in 2009, and beyond.
Foreign Policy: The List: The World’s Top Religious Power Brokers
Twelve prominent Americans give their verdict George Bush's cultural legacy | World news | The Guardian
TheStar.com | USElection | Straight talk? Depends who's listening The U.S. is separated between red and blue, liberals, conservatives but the deepest rift might be linguistic
Spreading the Wealth Around - The Daily Beast To suggest that "redistribution" is a dirty word is a terrible insult to American history—and to the democratic process itself.
John Cusack: No Currency Left to Buy the Big Lies - This is the end of Milton Friedman, Reaganomics and supply-side theory
Monbiot.com » The Triumph of Ignorance Why morons succeed in US politics (is our children learning?)
Talking Points Memo | Palin's Rising Star? The woman is an ignoramus of almost unprecedented magnitude in the annals of national politics.
Mondoweiss: 'The New Yorker' and Iraq--Still No Penance (neocons never sorry/responsible)
The American Conservative -- The Right to Remain Silent
Undernews: Swampoodle Report: No Child Law Is Even Making Liberals Dumber: the No Child Left Behind Law is the equivalent of creationism
Fodder for Comedy -- MJ Rosenberg (John Stewart on AIPAC, wow)
Al Jazeera English - Middle East - Warning as Israel settler funds cut
Indonesia mud volcano caused by gas well drilling | World news | guardian.co.uk

IMF may need to "print money" as crisis spreads - Telegraph ("nuclear option")
Calculated Risk: Report: GM Turned down by Government
Effectiveness of AIG's $143 Billion Rescue Questioned - washingtonpost.com
Fair Game - Was There a Loan It Didn’t Like? - NYTimes.com (WaMu executive crooks)
Economic View - Challenging the Crowd in Whispers, Not Shouts - NYTimes.com
Daily Kos: First National Brontosaurus
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Is Credit Card Relief Coming?
Hellenic Shipping News - Worldwide Online Daily Newspaper on Hellenic and International Shipping
Could Globalization Fail? ("Policies that spawn economic inequality rather than free trade could bring about an economic crisis")(could?)
MyProps.org - How Venice Rigged The First, and Worst, Global Financial Collapse 660 Years Ago - Housing Bubble and Bear Links
China acts to stem the tide of officials fleeing with cash | csmonitor.com
Nation: Naomi Klein: The Bailout: Bush's Final Pillage
Dean Baker: European investors can't stop losing money in the US | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk The collapse of the housing bubble hasn't stopped European investors from throwing money away in the US
Alan Greenspan: Who Could Have Known? | Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace | AlterNet By Dean Baker,
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: NY Times Lending Conspiracy Madness
The New York Times > Week in Review > Image > Cities in Trouble vs. Growing Cities
Bloomberg.com: Exclusive Lehman Good-for-Retirement Notes Worth Pennies for UBS Clients

Get Published - 50 Online Writing Websites for New Writers | Educhoices.org
yWriter4 - word processor for authors
Want a free education? A brief guide to the burgeoning world of online video lectures. - The Boston Globe
Big Think - We Are What You Think
Freshwater Day 4: "Science can't be trusted" - The Panda's Thumb “Science can’t be trusted. Science can’t teach us anything.”
Think Al Gore is Too Soft? Join This Climate Change Cult! : Planetsave (Ramtha/bleep)
Arthur Benjamin does "Mathemagic" | Video on TED.com Lightning calculation and other "Mathemagic"
Read this column before you die / 1,000 sights, 1,000 books, a few hundred drugs, 397 kinky positions, one million blasphemies. Get busy (Morford)
PeterWatkins_Films: listings | PeterWatkins_Statement3: Role of American MAVM, Hollywood and the Monoform
He Saw It Coming - The Atlantic (November 2008) (Peter Watkins)
Roger's little rule book - Roger Ebert's Journal
Flickr: Semiotic Syntax
Astaxanthin may help quell reflux syndrome - Swanson Health Products
Biologists Discover Motor Protein That Rewinds DNA
Ancient Meteorites Give Clues to Planet Formation | LiveScience
Science News / An Ancient Healer Reborn: Excavations in Israel reveal one of the oldest known graves of a shaman, from 12,000 years ago
Build LED light Video – 5min.com
Boston Review — Richard M. Stallman: Not Free at Any Price
Hacking a Network Attached Storage (NAS) | Your Electronics Open Source
Amazon.com: Help > Shipping & Delivery > Amazon Frustration-Free Packaging FAQs
Code: Flickr Developer Blog » The Shape of Alpha
27 Indispensable Web Design and Development Firefox Extensions : Speckyboy - Web Design, Web Development and Graphic Design Resources
PhotoFunia (online effecterizer)
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Reid Says Stevens Cannot Serve - Roll Call
McCain First, Second, And Always Should he have been expelled from the Senate? Exclusive evidence reveals the Keating Five story you've never heard
'My Heart and My Values Didn't Change' - washingtonpost.com In Bush, Loyalists See a Good and Steadfast Man Who Has Gotten a Bad Rap
OpEdNews » NH recounts no check and balance for its privatized corporate-controlled elections (Republicans at work)
Daily Kos: What to Expect in Saint Louis (how Republicans steal elections)
Opus Hussein X's Blog | Talking Points Memo | Palin Gets Pranked by Canadian Duo, Thinks She's Talking to French President Sarkozy (with audio and transcript)
Woman denies Halloween candy to Obama supporters | Freep.com | Shirley Nagel of Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan
The Washington Monthly: The Town-Hall Myth (Broder: McCain's racist rallies are Obama's fault)
"Doonesbury" Comic Strip Presumes An Obama Victory: "You must be so proud," responds a soldier, who isn't white.

The Memory Bank » The Book
Iceland, mired in debt, blames Britain - International Herald Tribune
Investors shun Greek debt as shipping crisis deepens - Telegraph
Bloomberg.com: Investment Tools: Baltic Dry Index
BBC NEWS | Business | Ryanair set for £8 flights to US

Review - How to See Yourself As You Really Are - A Practical Guide to Self-Knowledge by His Holiness the Dalai Lama
Book Reviews By Berel Dov Lerner: Neil C. Manson and Onora O'Neill: Rethinking Informed Consent in Bioethics.
Review - Contemporary Debates in Philosophy of Mind by Brian McLaughlin and Jonathan Cohen (Editors)
Review - Mind, Brain and the Elusive Soul - Human Systems of Cognitive Science and Religion by Mark Graves
Review - Blubberland The Dangers of Happiness by Elizabeth Farrelly
Book Review - 'Descartes’ Bones,' by Russell Shorto - Review - NYTimes.com By Gary Rosen
Review - How Can the Human Mind Occur in the Physical Universe? by John R. Anderson

The Perfect Human
YouTube - Take On Me: Literal Video Version
The Shallowest Generation - Seeking Alpha - The Baby Boom Generation will never be mistaken for the Greatest Generation ("putting a yellow ribbon on the back of your $50,000 SUV is not sacrifice")
Luminous-Lint - Online exhibition - Ghosts, apparitions, angels, spiritual visitations and views of the future
The Machine That Changed the World: Great Brains - Waxy.org
NASA - Magnetic Portals Connect Sun and Earth - flux transfer event or 'FTE
Halloween drawing scares teacher, gets student in hot water | SavannahNow.com (educated stupid)
Regulating the sex trade | The oldest conundrum | The Economist The red lights are going out all over Europe—but not elsewhere
Haywire Hacking ~ Anyone Can Hack - Main - Hacking Google: Turning a Search Engine into an MP3 Downloader
50 websites you'll wonder how you lived without | News | TechRadar UK
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No charges but US may never release Guantánamo Chinese | World news | The Guardian (Bushwar)

Gallup Daily: Obama 52%, McCain 42% Among Likely Voters
Media Matters - The Right's "bias" charade (and the media's real one)
McCain avoids trouble from volatile crowds - U.S. Politics & Elections - Politico.com (wingnuts will be winguts)
Judge orders Coffman to stop voter purge : Elections : The Rocky Mountain News (Rethug dirty tricks)
The Raw Story | Documents reveal how Ohio routed 2004 voting data through company that hosted external Bush Administration email accounts (someone call NPR)
The Brad Blog: Federal Judge Compels GOP IT Guru Mike Connell To Give Deposition in Ohio '04 Election Case
Bogus Robocall Tells Floridians They Can Vote By Phone | Threat Level from Wired.com (and on the 5th!)
The dustbin Stasi: Half of councils use anti-terror laws to watch people putting rubbish out on the wrong day | Mail Online
YouTube - John Cleese (part 2): Obama, Biden & Fox News (America: "the village idiot")
Talking Points Memo | Breaking the Law for McCain | Barack Obama's aunt (who he does not seem to have a relationship with) was denied asylum in the US four years ago (Bush leaks story to Murdoch)
iowahawk: As a Conservative, I Must Say I Do Quite Like the Cut of this Obama Fellow's Jib By T. Coddington Van Voorhees VII, Columnist, The National Topsider
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Biden: Never thought I’d see this from McCain « - Blogs from CNN.com - Evansville, Indiana
Barack Obama favors redistributing wealth. So does John McCain. - By Jacob Weisberg - Slate Magazine (bottom 99 vs top 1%)
Daily Kos: Palin Pranked
A scary Halloween with Sarah Palin | Salon News | In central Pennsylvania, the Republican base is afraid of Obama, and lost in fever dreams of a neo-Soviet nightmare. But it's all in God's hands
Flickr: The Sarah Palin on Halloween Pool

Naughton: The Demise of Chrysler | Newsweek Voices - Keith Naughton | Newsweek.com

b3ta.com links - Starling speaking in tongues
OnlineTimeTravelPharmacy.com
TED | TEDBlog: A 3-minute fairy tale of mixed emoticons: Rives on TED.com
YouTube - François Macré - Thriller (reprise a'cappella 64 pistes)
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CIA officers could face trial in Britain over torture allegations - Home News, UK - The Independent
A Last Push To Deregulate (final? Bush fuck you to America)
Political Pulse: Poll: One in seven voters still persuadable
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | GOP Voter Suppression: More Miss than Hit (call Tom Ashbrook)
Truthdig - Ear to the Ground - Not Exactly ‘AccuVote’: Diebold Machine Removed in Colo.
Raw Replay - Revisiting History Ohio official says she can’t check voter database because it might crash
Barack Obama speaks with Rachel Maddow | Crooks and Liars
Business Technology : HuffPo Beats Drudge (sirens)
Daily Kos: They Dressed Trig as an Elephant
Sarah Palin speaks on the First Amendment - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Palin: unconstitutional to criticize Republicans)
The Triumph of Ignorance: How Morons Succeed in U.S. Politics | | AlterNet (and cable news)
The Pirates of Somalia - The New York Times > World > Slide Show > Slide 6 of 15

Naomi Klein: The Bush gang's parting gift - a final, frantic looting of public wealth | Comment is free | The Guardian The US bail-out amounts to a strings-free, public-funded windfall for big business. Welcome to no-risk capitalism
NYC - We’re All Bankers Now. So Why’s the A.T.M. Still Billing Us? - NYTimes.com
Talking Business - So When Will Banks Give Loans? - NYTimes.com (fugeddaboutit)
www.DryBulkIndex.com
TheHill.com - Rep. Frank warns banks against diverting funds

America is not #1, sorry
Bored Octopus shoots out lights, then trashes aquarium and juggles crabs - Telegraph
Dailymotion - Réinvente ton jeu
Galaxy map hints at fractal universe - space - 25 June 2008 - New Scientist Space
YouTube - Sulfur (new version) - Periodic Table of Videos
A Virulent New Form of TB | Newsweek Health | Newsweek.com How mistakes in the treatment of TB resulted in a virulent and fatal new form of the disease.
Gobekli Tepe: The World’s First Temple? | History & Archaeology | Smithsonian Magazine Predating Stonehenge by 6,000 years, Turkey's stunning Gobekli Tepe upends the conventional view of the rise of civilization (9KBCE megalithic temples)
Shelby Knox: As Abstinence Pledges Falter, A New "Middle Class Morality" Emerges
Soulgasms of the Christian Right Thomas Laqueur A revolution in American sex, and its Evangelical regulators
Why Dogs Don't Enjoy Music: Scientific American: Human neurons are extraordinarily sensitive to changes in pitch
The Ultimate Productivity Toolbox for Creative People | Lateral Action
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McCain Chief Loyalist Has New Role - washingtonpost.com Mark Salter Now 'Litigator' of What He Views as Media Wrongs Against Candidate (media atrocities)
Q&A With Robert Draper... The Cuts Go On... Meredith Down... WWD.com
Newshoggers.com: American Nobel Prize winners endorse Obama
Red State Socialism (of the 32 states that receive more than they contribute, 27 states (84%) are Republican)
Talking Points Memo | McCain's Edge 23% of Texas think Obama is a Muslim.
Booman Tribune ~ Bob Kerrey the Concern Troll (aother idiot we won't have to listen to)
Barack Obama should be the next president of America | It's time | The Economist America should take a chance and make Barack Obama the next leader of the free world

Paulson's Swindle Revealed (your taxpayer dollars at work)
Calculated Risk: Wells Fargo Issues Shares to TARP for $25 Billion National Debt has increased $880 billion since the beginning of September
Bloomberg.com: Exclusive Wall Street Won't Surrender on Bonuses, Veterans Say
Bloomberg.com: Commodities Gold, Oil Extend Record Gains as Rate Cuts May Spur
KSLA News 12 Shreveport, Louisiana |Postal Service Looks To Cut 40,000 Jobs In First Layoff In History
Eschaton: Full Circle ("Heckuva job, credit card lobbyists")

Business Process Patents Overturned - Portfolio.com (can't patent an abstraction)
Harvard’s Charlie Nesson raises Constitutional questions in RIAA litigation | ZDNet Government | ZDNet.com
Blu-ray is dead - heckuva job, Sony! | Storage Bits | ZDNet.com
Featured Windows Download: Gmail Drive Config Mounts Multiple Gmail Accounts as Disks

Brain's 'Hate Circuit' Identified
Creationists declare war over the brain - opinion - 22 October 2008 - New Scientist
Chalmers: fragments of consciousness: The problem of consciousness meets "Intelligent Design"
Conscious Entities » Consciousness: the new battleground for creationists? (two reasons why dualism is No Good, but see Blake: "Man has no Body distinct from his Soul for that calld Body is a portion of Soul discernd by the five Senses. the chief inlets of Soul in this age")
Linking dualist and creationist over mind/body - FRDB Linking dualist and creationist over mind/body
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BBC NEWS | Georgia accused of targeting civilians - BBC has discovered evidence that Georgia may have committed war crimes in its attack on its breakaway region of South Ossetia (not what the teevee said)
Foreign Policy: A World Enslaved: There are now more slaves on the planet than at any time in human history
Foreign Affairs - From Great Game to Grand Bargain - Barnett R. Rubin and Ahmed Rashid Ending Chaos in Afghanistan and Pakistan
A note to our subscribers from the managing publisher | csmonitor.com (ceases print publication)
ElectoralMaps.org - Timeline of U.S. Presidential Elections - Popular and Electoral Vote Totals - Courtesy of Wikipedia.org

YouTube - American Stories, American Solutions
AP Poll: Obama Leads Or Ties In Eight Crucial States ("If you believe in miracles,you still believe in McCain.")
The Washington Independent » A Myth of Voter Fraud (Republicrooks at work, someone call Tom Ashbrook)
New Mexico GOP Sued For Voter Intimidation (see above)
Obama Camp Giddy Over Early Voting Extension In Florida
Obama's Day In The Rain (wow)
Why Not to Vote for McCain - John H. Richardson - Anti-McCain - Esquire - McCain, Palin and the Free Lunch Party lost sight of what matters in America now.
F&M Poll: Obama Crushing McCain in Pennsylvania -- Political Wire
pandagon.net - One more thing about that Politico article (journalists as "social liberals" - “Do you live the values you claim, or are you a giant hypocrite?”)
Think Progress » After Calling Social Security An ‘Absolute Disgrace,’ McCain Says Safety Nets Are ‘What America Is All About’ (McDizzy)
Eschaton: Wingnuttery: Michael Barone: they're going to vote for Obama because George Bush destroyed all their wealth but this is ironic because Obama's going to destroy their wealth. Or something.
FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: McCain Miami Rally, Getting Ugly Down Here - "People were screaming 'Terrorist!' 'Communist!' 'Socialist!'"
McConnell Calls on Stevens to Resign - Roll Call (3rd GOP Sen to throw Stevens under the bus)
What Sarah Palin Is Saying - Anil Dash
YouTube - Sen. Obama Predicts McCain's Next Line of Attack | YouTube - Charles Meets Barack
YouTube - ACORN vote fraud, William Ayers the domestic terrorist, and the Muslim Obama
Obama rips Sarah Palin in new campaign ad | csmonitor.com (commentors don't agree, at all)
FT.com / Columnists / John Gapper - Shock: Drudge loses his grip on US media! Rachel Maddow, a chirpy gay liberal

Editorial - Loans? Did We Say We’d Do Loans? - NYTimes.com (take the money and run)
Bloomberg.com: News Zuckerman Says U.S. Economy May Face `Perfect Storm' ("worst set of macroeconomic conditions since the Great Depression")
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide GMAC Added to Commercial Paper Plan, May Become Bank (where do we sign up?)
GM, Chrysler Ask for $10 Billion to Aid Merger - CNBC.com (Two companies that can't sell their cars asks the US Gov't for $10 B (taxpayer dollars) to merge into an even bigger company that can't sell cars)
Henry Waxman joins Andrew Cuomo - let's talk about that bonus money (70Bn: 10% of bailout: bonuses to failed Wall Streeters, Republicans hard at work)

Metaphors of the Mind: Why Loneliness Feels Cold and Sins Feel Dirty: Scientific American
Link found between physical and emotional warmth - Los Angeles Times
The Metaphor Observatory: Top Ten Metaphors of 2007 | Yahoo Axes Staff, Then Dumps Bodies
Annals of Sociology: Red Sex, Blue Sex: The New Yorker: Why do so many evangelical teen-agers become pregnant? (half of girls who pledge their virginity to their fathers get pregnant, hmmmm)
Copper door handles and taps kill 95% of superbugs in hospitals | Mail Online
Scaryduck: Babylon and Ting
YouTube - Chris Morris Phones the Sun Newspaper
Processing 1.0 (Beta)(open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions)
Stefano’s Linotype » Blog Archive » Why Programmers Suck at CSS Design
Ulcer-rated - newsbites - garlic as ulcer treatment
YouTube - Google Mercury: New NASA Images
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Overview: McCain Support Continues Downward Spiral (0+16)
GOP Draws Internal Battle Lines Around Sarah Palin ("serious civil war" - if you're not an idiot, you're dead to the party)
CNN Political Ticker: Stevens verdict likely to inch Dems closer to ‘magic 60' « - Blogs from CNN.com
Bush's third term
GQ Blog on men.style.com - Palin, Alone Aboard the Bus ("scripted robot or an unscripted ignoramus")
News Orgs Investigate Possibly Fatal McCain '64 Car Crash
New poll shows McCain-Obama deadlocked in Indiana | IndyStar.com
The Washington Monthly: The GOP's Factional Warfare
Talking Points Memo | Tire Swinging: A Love Story (LA Times' Maeve Reston, who today dreamily relives her time on the Straight Talk Express as if she were Streisand to McCain's Redford)
Playbook 24/7 - Politico.com - top McCain adviser one-ups the priceless “diva” description, calling her “a whack job.”
McCain Campaign Soaked by Stories of Palin Strife -- Daily Intel -- New York Magazine
Think Progress » McCain calls for Stevens to resign.
Open Left:: Opening the Day: Uglier and Uglier for the GOP
A wave for GOP staffers? - Politico.com (Atrios: "a million tiny violins")
YouTube - Bush Trying To Pardon Himself

Why Recession Is The Least Of Our Worries - “tidal wave” of monetary inflation that will follow
MyProps.org - Could it Be Worse this Time? - Housing Bubble and Bear Links
Frank Breaks Taboo on Military Spending
Iceland hikes interest rate to 18 percent - CNN.com

Culture of Lies: 2008 Politics | RHRealityCheck.org (culture of life=culture of lies)
BBC NEWS | UK | Extremists to be barred from UK

Texas: falling over the cliff of DOOM | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
Class of 76 'cleverer' than kids of today - Yahoo! News (morlocks)
Epilepsy drug could reverse early stages of Alzheimer's disease, say scientists | Mail Online
Dimming down: How the brainpower of today's 14-year-olds has slipped 'radically' in just one generation
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Ted Stevens found guilty in corruption case - Yahoo!
Corruption Conviction of Sen. Stevens Enhances Democrats' Prospects - The Fix
Newsweek Poll: Obama Stays Well Ahead | Only 23 percent of voters now say they approve of the job that George W. Bush is doing as president, a new low for any president
Syria: Deadly U.S. attack 'serious aggression' - Conflict in Iraq- msnbc.com Eight reported dead; U.S. says raid targeted foreign fighter network (when you weren't looking)
U.S. forces staged attack in Syria, U.S. official says - CNN.com (mostly children killed, no apologies)
McConnell Needs Kentucky to Deliver - washingtonpost.com Minority Leader Fights for Survival
The Washington Monthly: Nuclear Safety Is For Wusses
Abu Nidal, notorious Palestinian mercenary, 'was a US spy' - Middle East, World - The Independent Secret papers claim the feared assassin was hired to find links between Saddam and al-Qa'ida. Robert Fisk reports (Bush doesn't deal with terrorists, except when he does)
Aide who said terror attack would benefit McCain faces calls to quit - Americas, World - The Independent
Talking Points Memo | Poll: Obama Winning Florida Early Vote In Landslide
Talking Points Memo | Dozens Of Call Center Workers Walk Off Job In Protest Rather Than Read McCain Script Attacking Obama
Ashley Todd, PA Racist Hoax "Victim," Was Paid Organizer for College Republican National Committee, Not a Volunteer | BuzzFlash.org (they lie alot, don't they?)
Fraudulent Election 2008 | AfterDowningStreet.org In a stunning admission Sequoia Voting Systems has admitted to not printing and mailing over 11,000 absentee ballots to Denver (said they were "lost in the mail" : Republicans at work)
Some voters 'purged' from voter rolls - CNN.com (more Republicans at work: 50,000 likely Dem voters in Georgia disenfranchised)
YouTube - CNN - Republicans trying to steal Colorado? (wild guess?)
Impeach Bush For Peace » Bush "exhibit number one for the danger of having a nut job in the oval office"
Sarah Palin Lies: Debunked: McCain's Meet the Press interview rivals Palin's media gaffes
Open Left:: Things Are Looking Very Good (don't listen to media lies)
Daily Kos: Young Eagles on the attack! (young=45, $7,500 is the membership fee)
Like, Socialism: Comment: The New Yorker (Palin: socialist Republic of Alaska)
("Sarah Palin" | "Barack Obama") - Google Search (experienced?)
Geezer/Dingbat Yard Sign - CafePress
Preserving Our Traditional Internet Values - Time Cube Guy endorses McCain (this explains alot)
Washington Times - Hard times in Barrackville are hurting McCain
October Ratings - MSNBC: "We Tamed the Giant of Larry King" - mediabistro.com: TVNewser (Rachel Maddow beats King in 2 months)

No respite in global equities rout after G7 comments | Markets | Hot Stocks | Reuters
Europe on the brink of currency crisis meltdown - Telegraph - This is the biggest currency crisis the world has ever seen
How This Bear Market Compares - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com (steepest fall ever)
Credit Default Swaps Video - CBSNews.com
China Backs Europe's Push for Oversight - WSJ.com (no more cowboy America)
How Capitalism Will Save Us - Forbes.com - Steve Forbes (just trust your Republican daddies, who always get it wrong)
Talking Business - So When Will Banks Give Loans? - NYTimes.com - we’ve been sold a bill of goods (taxpayer $ to be used to pick off other banks)
The American dream - on hold - Fortune (weep for the rich)
Calculated Risk: WSJ: GM may get $5 Billion Government loan (to buy Chrysler: your $ at work)
Daily Kos: RIP John Galt

New FAS-FAX Out: Most Major Papers Continue Circ Decline
Methane Thaw Worries Climate Scientists
The Public's Dangerous Misunderstanding of Climate Change - Time ("54% of Americans advocate taking a "wait-and-see" approach to climate change action," guaranteeing doom)
BBC NEWS | Health | Suicide linked to brain changes
Rands In Repose: The Nerd Handbook
Who says that animals don't experience pleasure? - Science, News - The Independent They feel remarkably similar emotions to humans - including euphoria, love and mischievousness
YouTube - The Best Cat Video You'll Ever See
This is the age of paranoia, scientists say - Telegraph The 21st century is the "age of paranoia" according to British scientists.
BBC NEWS | Programmes | Panorama | You can run... but can you hide?
Kevin Kelly -- The Technium - The rapidly increasing sum of all computational devices in the world connected online, including wirelessly, forms a superorganism of computation with its own emergent behaviors (un huh)
John Hodgman's brief digression | Video on TED.com (on matters of lost time)
TG Daily - New solar cell material achieves almost 100% efficiency, could solve world-wide energy problems
Can birth order determine your career? - CNN.com
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Spiegel's "Bush Warriors" Covers
YouTube - 5th Grade Reporter Interviews Senator Joe Biden ("What does a VP do?)
Military Prepares for Threats During Presidential Transition - washingtonpost.com First Wartime Handover in 40 Years Is Seen as Vulnerable Time (because we haven't had foreverwar before)
Campaign Finance Gets New Scrutiny - washingtonpost.com Obama's Take Raises Questions About Web (too many little people gave small donations; "conservative bloggers" get their knickers twisted; WaPo wants to ban teh intarwebs)
Over 100,000 at Obama rally in Denver today (this is what terrifies the Washington Post/Village)
The Washington Monthly: Joe Lieberman adopted the role of Republican attack dog early on, but as the election draws near, he's hoping the political world has a very short memory (R from Israel)
Obligatory Post-Mortem (That Isn’t) « Off Our Pedestals - Conservatism really went crazy with William F. Buckley (meth-head racist from the get-go, listen up, leftybeans)
Republican fears of historic Obama landslide unleash civil war for the future of the party - Telegraph (we can only hope)
Sorry, Senator. Let's Salvage What We Can. - washingtonpost.com - John McCain is losing in a way that threatens to take the entire Republican Party down with him (neocons at WaPo worried)
Christian right intensifies attacks on Obama (fear, fear, fear and Jesus wouldn't vote for a black guy)
Winning The Electoral College - FOXNews.com (as of today, Fox calls election for McCain)
YouTube Videos Draw Attention to Palin’s Faith - NYTimes.com (spiritual warfare - do you believe in magic?)

Go to Centrelink: Swan's advice on frozen funds | theage.com.au (Aussie banks freeze up, retirees screwed)
LRB · Donald MacKenzie: What’s in a Number? (LIBOR)
Wall Street layoffs could surpass 200,000 - Los Angeles Times
JP Morgan: Of Course We Won't Use Bailout Money To Make Loans | Henry Blodget (suckas!)
New Left Review - Robert Wade: Financial Regime Change? (‘the deep slumber of a decided opinion’)
The financial crisis: burst bubble, frayed model | open Democracy News Analysis (Robert Wade, correct a year ago)
Wall Street wives had the richer, now they're a bit poorer - Los Angeles Times (trying to make do on $200K+/yr)

For Fruit Flies, Gene Shift Tilts Sex Orientation - New York Times (defund those fruity scientists)
The miracle machine that turns cheap plonk into vintage wine | Mail Online
DIY CD spectrometer
New on the streets of Orlando (prayer booths)
19 Ways to Slash Your Utility Bill - Popular Mechanics
Over 100 Quick and Easy Healthy Foods - Stepcase Lifehack
Enceladus up close - The Big Picture - Boston.com
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Foreign Policy: The Worst of the Worst? vast majority of prisoners detained there never posed any real risk to America at all (Guantanomo was always a sham, Enron accounting in the GWOT, America morally bankrupt)
Time and Money Running Out for Pakistan - TIME

Barack Obama: The Time Interview: Joe Klein commentary
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | White House Wants DOJ Action On Ohio Voting Case (they never change)
Denver Checking Whereabouts Of 11,000 Mail-In Ballots - Politics News Story - KMGH Denver (Sequoia Voting Systems=Diebold)
National Briefing - Voting - Colorado Faces Suit on Voter Purges - NYTimes.com (but they don't call it voter fraud)
The Brad Blog : Video: The Truth About the GOP's ACORN 'Voter Fraud' Scam (Greenwald)
Ashley Todd Fail | Prose Before Hos (FTW)
YouTube - "Defining Moment" Ad
Countdown: Palin Wants To Help Special Needs Kids By Doing Away With Science | Crooks and Liars
Perceptions of Palin Grow Increasingly Negative, Poll Says - washingtonpost.com
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - McCain aide: Palin ‘going rogue’ « - Blogs from CNN.com (she's a diva, sees herself as next leader of the Repubs, supremely confident in her own wisdom)
McCain Faces Internal "Palin Insurgency"
Kevin Drum - Mother Jones Blog: Let the Defenestrations Begin - Her future, such as it is, lies with the wingnut rump of the party, and she knows what her audience wants: John McCain's blood. And lots of it
Fables of the reconstruction: Palin '12! Sarah Palin is the true maverick. She's so mavericky, she realized McCain was no longer a maverick a millisecond after the convention, long before anyone else.
Daily Kos: No means no (long Troopergate/Branchflower Report article, detailing Palin's "outsized ego and micro-targeted vindictiveness")
Daily Kos: Fighting the SD Abortion Ban - We're Winning, But It's TIGHT (one example of what else is at stake)
Matthew Yglesias » Everything is Bad News for Democrats! (the narrative)
Media Matters - The clouded wrath of the crowd

Talking Business - So When Will Banks Give Loans? - NYTimes.com (all your money still belong to us)
Think Tank: Steve Coll: The New Yorker: The Whole Intellectual Edifice (Greenspan: EPIC FAIL)
XE - The World's Favorite Currency and Foreign Exchange Site
Renovate the Old Economy, Don't Rebuild It - BusinessWeek We can't rely on a consumption-based economy. We have to encourage a production-driven one (HBS has a brainstorm)

First Person Plural - The Atlantic (multiple selves make pursuit of happiness harder)
The case for videotaping interrogations - Los Angeles Times
Science commentary by Gregg Easterbrook « THE TOOT Make … the pain … go away:
Obey the Kitty! : Obey the pure breed! The Cat Revolution : CafePress.com
What the real crisis is like! | The Fun Stuff
Earliest reference describes Christ as 'magician' - Discovery.com- msnbc.com
How You'll Probably Die — Ten Car Train
200+ Tools for Surviving the Economic Crisis
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ABC News: New Allegations in Mahoney Sex Scandal (thank you Rahm Emmanuel; it's what rich Republicans do)
kdka.com - McCain Campaign Volunteer Confessed To Making Up Story Of Attack (remember, Drudge started this)
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCain Communications Director Gave Reporters Incendiary Version Of "Carved B" Story Before Facts Were Known
Daily Kos: Lynch Mob (mccain bone connected to the drudge bone connected to the fox bone)
Greg Mitchell: Fox News VP: If McCain Worker 'Mutilation' Story Is a Hoax His Campaign Is 'Over' ("Moment of Truth")
This is what College Republicans do. - The Daily Shocker
Media Matters - Conservative media figures allege Obama's Hawaii trip is about discredited birth-certificate rumors, not his ailing grandmother (wingNUTS at work)
Palin's Makeup Artist Is McCain's Highest Paid Staffer For First Half Of October (slideshow)
The Uptake: Michele Bachmann: "Not All Cultures Are Equal" (how racist is that?)
Sarah Palin: future media star? Hollywood looking to capitalize on candidate's fame
Something About Sarah - washingtonpost.com
The Brad Blog : Big Setbacks for GOP Voter Suppression Efforts in Swing States
E. J. Dionne Jr. - Civil War on the Right (idiocracy: "conservative writers are discovering that the very anti-intellectualism their side courted and encouraged has begun to consume their movement.")
Hack: Confessions Of A Presidential Campaign Reporter: GQ Features on men.style.com (Michael Hastings - see Hilliary coverage)
Death Defying Heroism's grip on the political subconscious.
YouTube - Wassup 2008 (*) | YouTube - Wassup (the original) | YouTube - Wassup (w/milk & cookies)
YouTube - John McCain vs Barack Obama dance-off (*)

Justice and the financial crisis | The guilty men of Wall Street | The Economist Jail time for financial titans?
Madeleine Bunting: The world's poor will pay the price for a crisis sparked by the rich | Comment is free | The Guardian
Dissent Magazine Beyond the Abyss: America's Economic Future After the Financial Crisis
UPDATE 1-S&P slashes New York Times rating to junk | Markets | Bonds News | Reuters (that must hurt)
Marketplace Senior Editor Paddy Hirsch explains: The credit crisis as Antarctic expedition on Vimeo
Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect Citing the Biggest Losers: Post Shows Why Fed Missed the Bubble
Stocks dive on belief global recession is at hand
When Do Market Circuit Breakers Kick In - Markets - CNBC.com
Chrysler to cut 25 pct. of salaried work force - Yahoo! News
Blogdial: The Myth that Laissez Faire Is Responsible for Our Present Crisis (rather gov. intervention in form of Fed polices, leverage rates, delusional since 2001)

mental_floss Blog » 7 Close Calls in the Nuclear Age
Johann Hari: The Strange, Strange Story of the Gay Fascists
History and the Universe - A Thing on Mondays
Japanese Woman Arrested for Virtual Murder | Bitten and Bound (blurring the lines)
Why humans are so quick to take offense, and what that means for the presidential campaign. - By Emily Yoffe - Slate Magazine
YouTube - Cube
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Greenspan Concedes Error on Regulation - NYTimes.com (small boo-boo that no one could have predicted)
Wall Street Layoffs Could Surge Past 200,000
The Full Obama Interview - Swampland - TIME
Times poll: Obama 49, McCain 42 A new St. Petersburg Times/Bay News 9/Miami Herald
Shouts & Murmurs: David Sedaris: Undecided: Humor: The New Yorker: “Can I interest you in the chicken?” she asks. “Or would you prefer the platter of shit with bits of broken glass in it?”
Fresh Intelligence : Radar Online : 'Times' Op-Ed Pages Hires Bono - New York Times editorial page editor Andrew Rosenthal likes Megan McArdle and NatRev Byron York
HaloScan.com - Comments - Lucian K. Truscott IV on Colin Powell
# 5 Seizing War Protesters’ Assets | Project Censored

Mending an ulcer: natural remedies like red wine and zinc carnosine may significantly improve his recovery | Natural Health | Find Articles at BNET
Ulcer-rated - newsbites - garlic as ulcer treatment - Brief Article | Better Nutrition | Find Articles at BNET
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ABC News: Daily Tracking Poll: Barack Obama Answers on Experience, Improves on Commander-in-Chief Obama Leads McCain 54-43 in ABC News/Washington Post Poll
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - McCain playing defense in states Pres. Bush won « - Blogs from CNN.com
Block the Vote : Rolling Stone Will the GOP's campaign to deter new voters and discard Democratic ballots determine the next president? Robert F. Kennedy Jr. & Greg Palast
GOP "Death List" Predicts Democratic Blowout in the House - Washington Whispers (usnews.com)
Crooks and Liars I tried to clip Hannity last night, but he's a friend with an unrepentant Neo Nazi named Hal Turner
Media Matters - Jim Geraghty Comes Undone (Republifucks surprised to find voter named Duran Duran)
Matthew Yglesias » Jihadists for McCain
Open Left:: The McCain Pennsylvania Theory
Matthew Yglesias » Feminists and Sarah Palin
Palin Clothes Spending Has Dems Salivating, Republicans Disgusted - Republican National Committee spent more than $150,000 on clothing and make-up for Gov. Sarah Palin, her husband, and even her infant son
ImageShack - Hosting :: pricelesslr8.jpg (Palin/Obama)
Daily Kos: Is Sarah Palin This Amazingly Stupid? (or her personal shopper?)
Barack Obama and Joe Biden: The Change We Need | Thank You for Your Donation...

The Big Picture | S&P: We Knew Nothing! Nothing! ("it could be structured by cows and we would rate it")
reportonbusiness.com: Friedman under attack “He was the darling of the Reaganite revolution and the American right,” said Bruce Lincoln
Paul Krugman: Who Was Milton Friedman? - The New York Review of Books (2007) (discredited delusional "free-market" economist influential for Republicans)

Bill Maher vs. the "talking snake" - Beyond the Multiplex - Salon.com
Yale Environment 360: Environmental Failure:
A Case for a New Green Politics

WWF - The heat is on – climate change gathers pace faster than scientists expected
The fallibility of scientific journals | Publish and be wrong | The Economist One group of researchers thinks headline-grabbing scientific reports are the most likely to turn out to be wrong
In search of a light Higgs boson
World_200_BCE.PNG (PNG Image, 4500x2234 pixels) - World in 200 BCE
Thatcher and Haughey were warned of UFO attack - Local & National, News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
Mysterious 'dead water' effect caught on film - fundamentals - 21 October 2008 - New Scientist
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Calculated Risk: Report: Iceland to Accept IMF Bailout
Base: How Low Can You Go? « The Poor Man Institute (white conservative republicans are History’s Secret Victims - again! The next 4-8 years are going to be utterly insane)
Bush Decides to Keep Guantánamo Open - NYTimes.com (forever)
Bear found dumped at WCU with Obama signs | Asheville Citizen-Times
Incoherence - Swampland - TIME John McCain had a fabulously loony weekend, flipping out charges and attacks like a mud tornado.
McCain seeks special 'fair use' copyright rules for VIPs | Surveillance State - CNET News (special baby)
Britain's freedoms under threat from 'Big Brother security state', warns Director of Public Prosecutions | Mail Online (too late)
Matthew Yglesias » The Wages of Wankery - Campaign spokesperson Michael Goldfarb responded that “we don’t allow Daily Kos diarists on board either.”
The Washington Monthly There They Go Again ... (Cliff May is stupid)
Daily Kos: CNN's John King: McCain writes off Colorado, New Mexico, Iowa
Some seeking US aid worked to avoid taxes - The Boston Globe At the same time some massive companies are relying on taxpayers for help, they have been finding ways to avoid paying taxes
Sarkozy calls for halt to foreign ownership - Times Online
The Political Scene: The Insiders: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker How John McCain came to pick Sarah Palin (to counter "the liberal feminist agenda')
U.S. policymakers mull creation of domestic intelligence agency - CNN.com
Media Matters - Drudge unplugged: How his campaign influence has collapsed
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Mark Halperin defends Rush Limbaugh's Powell/race theory
Georgia: The Ignored History - The New York Review of Books (too complicated for Americans)

Middle-aged women drive rise in U.S. suicides - Mental health- msnbc.com
Mutant Seeds for Mesopotamia :: www.uruknet.info (Monsanto)
Freedom’s Curse - The Atlantic (November 2008) Why Washington’s crusade against swearing on the airwaves is f*cked up
Radio 4 - 120 years RCO (10 free symphonies)
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Op-Ed Columnist - The Real Plumbers of Ohio - NYTimes.com Paul Krugman
Judith Miller Joins Fox News, Fox Says "She Has A Very Impressive Resume" (for Fox)
Arianna Huffington: The Judy File
The Raw Story | Kucinich calls for probe of bonuses for Wall Street aid recipients
The Brad Blog:: CA GOP Vote Registration Contractor Arrested for Registration Fraud, Perjury
The Raw Story | Fox's Kilmeade: Why is no one looking for Obama's drug dealer? (why is anyone calling Fox a "news" channel?)
YouTube - Yes We Can - Barack Obama Music Video
The Blog for WhyWontGodHealAmputees.com » Compare the endorsements for Obama and McCain - there is no comparison
Emptywheel » MI Republicans Admit to Illegal Foreclosure Scheme, “Surrender” to Democrats
The Washington Monthly - Republican campaign the sleaziest of the last 35 years ("pinata politics")
Open Left:: The Victory Chart (Updated with new polls)
Media Matters - Quinn falsely claimed most average-income bus drivers, teachers, and autoworkers "don't pay any taxes" (Quinn: stupid or lying?)
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | RNC On New Mexico "Voter Fraud": Never Mind
Mark Salter on the Press and John McCain - Jeffrey Goldberg
Booman Tribune ~ The GOP Crackup
WTF??? Bill Kristol Claims That 9/11 Did Not Result In "Islamophobia" or "Xenophobia" | Crooks and Liars (speaking of which and the NYT is stuck with him)


chartjunk » Blog Archive » Tax Plans (that’s one for you, nineteen for me) (WaPo tax plan chart distorts, blogger corrects -- and reveals their bias)
Japan's young turn to Communist Party as they decide capitalism has let them down - Telegraph
Antidepressant Studies Unpublished - New York Times
Sacred Intentions: Inside the Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Studies | DrugReporter | AlterNet "Working with these drugs was like the third rail. You don't touch that without damaging your career."

Jim Bramlett @ inJesus.com This Is Extremely Serious - Block African witchcraft curses against McCain and Palin NOW!
What We Stand For! « Christian Nymphos
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TPM Election Central | Poll: Debates Improved Opinions Of Obama Among Independents AND Conservatives (not what they said on teevee)
Rising Hegemon: Inconceivable!!! Barack Obama reports raising more than $150 million in September in an unprecedented eruption of political giving.
Daily Kos: Kossacks, Thank You and Michele Bachmann, $488,127.30 raised! (that worked really well, Michele)
Swing State Project:: MN-06: Tinklenberg Raises Nearly $500K in 24 Hours, DCCC to Enter Race (heh)
Think Progress » Pfotenhauer Insults Virginians: ‘Real Virginia’ Is Only Where McCain Is Winning - "Real Virginia, I take to be, this part of the state that’s more Southern in nature, if you will." (code for racist)
Frank Rich: Op-Ed Columnist - He Just Can’t Quit W - NYTimes.com
Eschaton: what little credibility Colin Powell had is in a little vial of white powder somewhere
The Charleston Gazette - More W.Va. voters say machines are switching votes  In six cases, Democratic votes flipped to GOP (Republicans are responsible for overseeing elections, blame voters)
Think Progress » CNN fact-check: ‘This is looking like a fraud committed against ACORN.’ ("destroying the fabric of democracy," one lie at a time)
The Washington Monthly McCain On Obama's Fundraising (stupid, stuck in the past of big donors)
Matthew Yglesias » The Synthetic States of America (states are red but people are blue)
Todd Palin seeks votes from sportsmen - "our core values -- hunting and fishing"
Think Progress » Friedman Wants Obama To Add A Friedman Unit To His Iraq Withdrawal Timeline
TPM: News Pages | TPM Presents: McCain & The Pundits - tire-swinging
Yes We Carve | Change Your Pumpkin, Change Your World
YouTube - McCain: Palin is a counter to "Liberal Feminist Agenda"
The self-fulfilling prophecy of election-stealing. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine
Freddie Mac Paid GOP Consulting Firm $2M To Kill Legislation

S.Korea Joins Global Rescue, Crisis Summit Planned - NYTimes.com
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Bush to Host First in Series of Summits on Financial Crisis (more summits!)
Investigation: Prosecutors subpoena ex-Lehman CEO Richard Fuld - Nachrichten English-News - WELT ONLINE
Probe of Lehman collapse escalated: report | Reuters
Wall Street bankers in line for $70bn payout | Business | The Guardian Pay and bonus deals equivalent to 10% of US government bail-out package
National Journal Online - Garlbraith - Is There Room For Fiscal Stimulus? But did David Walker, Eugene Steuerle -- or Peter G. Peterson himself -- devote even five percent of the vast resources that they have lavished in recent years on the supposed "entitlement crisis" to warning about the impending mess on Wall Street?

Passports will be needed to buy mobile phones - Times Online (next up, food)
TSA agent steals $200K worth of gear, resells it on eBay : Christopher Null : Yahoo! Tech (where your stuff goes)
plenty-of-yes-please.jpg (JPEG Image, 2200x1318 pixels) - Scaled (48%)
The Anti-Wedding - washingtonpost.com When two intrepid women set out to slay the Wedding Industrial Complex, things get complicated fast
YouTube - People like us - pilots - part 1/3 (just watch it)
Azure - Ideas for the Jewish Nation: Roots of Antisemitism (an ancient nation that is still, after some three thousand years, hammering away so intensely and so obsessively at the enigma of its identity")
Review of The Spiritual Brain :: Varadaraja V Raman :: Global Spiral
What Does Fido Believe?
Why I Am A Skeptic About Religious Claims - Paul Kurtz recommends we subject religious claims to proper critical scrutiny. He believes that when we do, we will discover that skepticism is the only sensible position to adopt.
God and Morality: A Philosophical History By John E. Hare
Alain Badiou - Number and Numbers - Reviewed by John Kadvany - Philosophical Reviews - University of Notre Dame
Hypnosis, Memory and the Brain: Scientific American
The big bounce vs. the big bang
Big Bang or Big Bounce?: New Theory on the Universe's Birth: Scientific American
Using Math to Explain How Life on Earth Began: Scientific American
Numbers that cannot be computed | Igor Ostrovsky Blogging
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20bn barrel oil discovery puts Cuba in the big league | World news | The Guardian • Estimate means reserves are on a par with US (Cheney: Cuba threat to Israel)
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Iraqis stage mass anti-US rally "Get out occupier!".
How We Lost the War We Won : Rolling Stone A journey into Taliban-controlled Afghanistan

Chicago Tribune Endorsement: Chicago Tribune endorses Barack Obama for president (first Democrat in 161 years)
Republicans Rain Negative Automated Calls on Voters in Swing States - NYTimes.com (McSmear)
McCain Using Same Robocall Firm That Helped Smear Him In 2000 (McNothingistoolow)
Dissecting Cindy McCain's private world - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Booman Tribune - Casual Expressions of Racism (patriotic Americans)
ABC News: Racist/AntiSemitic Mike Lundsford in Ohio
Barack Obama and Joe Biden: The Change We Need | Obama HQ Blogger: 100,000 in St. Louis, MO: "All I can say is, wow."
Voters say they were duped into registering as Republicans - Los Angeles Times (how they work: the real ACORN)
Daily Kos: [Update 2] Michele Bachmann Exposed
BREAKING: Obama Campaign Calls For Investigation Into DOJ/McCain Collusion On ACORN Smears | Crooks and Liars
Michelle Bachmann Channels McCarthy: Obama "Very Anti-American," Congressional Witch Hunt Needed (this will not end well)
Media Matters - Media Matters: Loose ends: The lack of media attention to the Liddy-McCain relationship is one of the clearest double standards in recent political history

The End of Bailout Transparency Already? - BailoutSleuth
Hedge Fund Manager: Goodbye ... And Think Pot - CNBC.com - All of this behavior supporting the Aristocracy, only ended up making it easier for me to find people stupid enough to take the other side of my trades. God bless America.
Smartest Guys In The Room (Enron: the Republican model for everything)
The Pyramid of Capitalism | Prose Before Hos
Daily Kos: State of the Nation 10% of $700 billion bailout to cover Wall Street banker pay and bonuses - The same captains of finance who sent the world into a financial meltdown are now going to be rewarded handsomely (how Republicans win)

Never Say Die: Why We Can't Imagine Death: Scientific American
Android: A Hands-on First Look at Google Android
The War on Pot Is a War on Young People | DrugReporter | AlterNet 74% of all Americans busted for pot are under 30
Dispatches from the Culture Wars: Teen Girl Arrested for Sending Nude Pictures - could be forced to register as a sex offender over this.
YouTube - Tim Minchin - If You Open Your Mind Too Much...
Quantum Cryptography: As Awesome As It Is Pointless
HowStuffWorks "Can owning a pet help you live longer?"
Rome workers uncover city of dead - CNN.com
28 Free File Storage Hosting Websites - Something you need to Bookmark!
10 years on, high-school social skills predict better earnings than test scores
Robert Harrison: Entitled Opinions (about Life and Literature) KZSU - 90.1 Stanford University Radio Station (podcasts)
36 Hours in Paris - NYTimes.com
PonderAbout.com: The experiment that made Einstein an "Overnight Superstar" (Zavijava)
Twisted-strip model on Flickr - "Is the electron a photon with toroidal topology?", by JG Williamson and MB van der Mark
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TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Iglesias: "I'm Astounded" By DOJ's ACORN Probe (scare tactic: it's what they do)
Talking Points Memo | Hate Politics Palin Palin also made a point of mentioning that she loved to visit the "pro-America" areas of the country, of which North Carolina is one (the John Birch states)
Palin's Staffers Keep Her Away From The News To Avoid Being "Depressed" (just wait)
Secret Service Blocking Reporters At Palin Rallies: Milbank: Secret Service is in dangerous territory (like, WTF?)
YouTube - Obama Roasts McCain at Al Smith Dinner | YouTube - McCain Roasts Obama At Alfred E. Smith Dinner (High Quality)
YouTube - We're in a lot of trouble!! See and think for yourselves (shut up)
Media Matters - Ignoring its own reporting, NY Times omitted key facts on ACORN voter registration allegations (facts are inconvienient for the NYT)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/17/2008 | Death threat, vandalism hit ACORN after McCain comments (Republican terrorism)
U.S. Supreme Court throws out largest GOP "voter fraud" case involving ACORN, others
Dakota: Joe the Plumber - Elucidated

Op-Ed Contributor - Buffet - Buy American. I Am. - NYTimes.com
A.I.G. to Help Cuomo Recover Millions in Executive Pay -- DealBook - New York Times
How the Recession Could End the Iraq War - TIME
Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect Making "Who Could Have Known?" Unacceptable: The Key to Popping Bubbles (Greenspan is why no one got fired)
CounterpunchChris Floyd: The God That Failed: The 30-Year Lie of the Market Cult (the Creationism of Conservative Economics)

There is no flag large enough to cover the shame of killing innocent people « How good is that?
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | The other man on the podium (Peter Norman, 1968 Olympics)
RealClearPolitics - Articles - The Bradley Effect - Selective Memory
A Truly Frightening Prospect
maria_sputnik: Forty-Four Presidents and a Letter to a Cat
Laura Carlsen: The Fall of the Bush Dynasty Plan
LEX18 - Lexington, KY - News, Weather, Sports - Student Arrested For Terroristic Threatening Says Incident A Misunderstanding (fiction outlawed)
Overheard Everywhere | ... Today, when you hear the word "virtue", you just kind of laugh. And that's because your souls are all festering masses of corruption (via Jorn)

Pharyngula: Old scientists never clean out their refrigerators
The Smart Set: The Term Paper Artist - October 10, 2008
'Net filters "required" for all Australians, no opt-out (we decide, you follow)
Scientists Adapt Economics Theory To Trace Brain's Information Flow
Slashdot | Flash Cookies, a Little-Known Privacy Threat
Detector has an ear for dark matter - physicsworld.com
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Torturing Democracy | YouTube - "Torturing Democracy" Excerpt
Gitmo torture tips. - By Bonnie Goldstein - Slate Magazine
Did PBS Bury an Exposé on Torture? - The Daily Beast - "Torturing Democracy" premieres on affiliates as PBS ducks the torture issue ("no time slot could be found for the documentary before January 21, 2009”—the day after Bush leaves office")
Andy Worthington: The trail of torture now leads to the White House | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk That the White House authorised 'waterboarding' is disturbing. But that no one in mainstream US politics seems to care is worse
The End of the War on Terror - Al Qaeda - Esquire Noah Feldman on the end of Al Qaeda. And what happens next
Noah Feldman says politics and religion are technologies | Video on TED.com
Enemies of Intelligence Enemies of Intelligence: Knowledge and Power in American National Security Richard K. Betts

CBS Poll: Uncommitted Voters Say Obama Won Final Debate - Horserace (all six of them)
Poll: Debate watchers say Obama wins - CNN.com By 48 points, they said Obama was more likeable (McDisagreeable tanks)
Who Won The Last Debate? Obama Dominates By Largest Margins Yet
Gergen: McCain's Performance "An Exercise In Anger Management" (VIDEO)
Huffington Post: Obama-McCain Presidential Debate Reaction: HuffPost Bloggers Weigh In
YouTube - Mccain'S Deer In Headlights Moment (McZero?)
Swampland - TIME - Senator Government V. Joe the Plumber
Talking Points Memo | Joe The Privatizer | turns out Joe the "Plumber" is like the perfect McCain supporter. He says Social Security is a joke and he "hates" it.
'Joe the Plumber' becomes a national fixture - Los Angeles Times The Ohio resident who met Obama on Sunday is mentioned 26 times during the debate.
Jonathan Martin's Blog: Joe the Plumber: No new taxes -- and no old ones,either - Politico.com Samuel J. Wurzelbacher has a lien placed against him to the tune of $1,182.92 (unintended consequences of concern trolling)
Daily Kos: Joe The Plumber Admits He Wasn't Undecided After All
Talking Points Memo | McCain: Don't Gimme That "Health of the Mother" Crap
'Angry McCain' At Final Debate Already Famous On YouTube
Presidential Debate - Yahoo! News Photos (McZombie) | The Impolitic: The Debate: This pretty much sums it up.
Thinking conservatives: MIAs of the GOP - Los Angeles Times Paranoid, rage-driven, xenophobic nuts are taking over the Republican Party.
Daily Kos: Palin's Trooper Complaints Grow Still Crazier
Media Matters - CNN reports leave out relevant facts on ACORN voter registration allegations (what they get paid to do - leave out facts)

Look out below - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
Op-Chart - Bulls, Bears, Donkeys and Elephants - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com (fuck yourself: vote Republican)
FDIC Chief Raps Rescue for Helping Banks Over Homeowners - WSJ.com
YouTube - Bob Chapman on The Alex Jones Show "End Game!!" 1/2
Bloomberg.com: U.S. AIG Bonuses, Retreats Violate State Law, Cuomo Says
AIG executives spent thousands during hunting trip - Salon.com
Credit card defaults up 54% and growing
Exiled Online - » Tips for New Paupers - By John Dolan
The Politics of Michelle Obama's Hair - The Daily Beast

The American Conservative -- A Life of Vice -- Iraq was but a means to an end—a tool to expand presidential prerogatives
'Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency' by Barton Gellman' - Los Angeles Times
Barton Gellman's Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency - By David Greenberg - Slate Magazine
Book Review - 'Angler - The Cheney Vice Presidency,' by Barton Gellman. - Review - NYTimes.com
Man Without a Shadow: An Interview with Barton Gellman | The American Prospect
‘Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency’ | csmonitor.com

God Wins In Nebraska Court : NPR
Israeli bestseller breaks national taboo  : Information Clearing House - ICH Dr Shlomo argues that the idea of a Jewish nation is a myth invented little more than a century ago.
Trailhead : The Life Cycle of an Internet Meme
PC World - A Decade of Internet Superstars: Where Are They Now?
Susan Blackmore on memes and "temes" | Video on TED.com
Internet Memes
The Information Paradox: John McCain Must Have Read Richard Dawkins (mean memes)
What the West makes of Chinese science John Keay TLS
Times Higher Education - A touch of smell, sound and vision
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Study says most corporations pay no U.S. income taxes | U.S. | Reuters
Smaller Banks Resist Federal Cash Infusions - washingtonpost.com ("much chagrined that we will be punished for behaving prudently by now having to face reckless competitors who all of a sudden are subsidized by the federal government.")
Blog Action Day: Alarming Poverty Statistics - The Seminal
TAPPED Archive | The American Prospect | That Big Bad Poll And Tonight's Debate (lizard-brain Republicans prefer attack to explain)
Bloomberg.com: U.S. Obama Widens Lead as Americans See `Serious' Crisis
David Gregory: (MSNBC hack): Meet Pollster.com and FiveThirtyEight.com - should be embarrassed (runs old polls to make race look closer)
Whiskey Fire: Little Man Bleeding: McCain "Ambushed By History" and forced to "look small." Naughty history! Spankings for you!
Ruth Marcus - When Life Hands You Deficits . . . washingtonpost.com (neo-Hooverist Marcus hates the middle class: "the weird disease everyone who works for the Washington Post has")
Carter Tried To Stop Bush's Energy Disasters - 28 Years Ago - Ronald Reagan's first official acts of office included removing Jimmy Carter's solar panels from the roof of the White House, and reversing most of Carter's conservation and alternative energy policies.
Hackers got into 18 computer servers at World Bank - Usatoday.Com (all your banks are belong to us)
Hank Paulson and His Wall Street Cronies Move to Plan B | Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace | AlterNet
House Prices 'Will Not Recover Until 2023'
CIA Tactics Endorsed In Secret Memos - washingtonpost.com Waterboarding Got White House Nod (Tenet, you know, lied)
Interview with Noam Chomsky: 'The United States Has Essentially a One-Party System' - Spiegel Online
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Sen. Rockefeller Reacts to WaPo Report on White House Torture Memos (you know, the ones Bush didn't have)
My Friend Bill Ayers - WSJ.com Once wanted by the FBI, he's since become a model citizen (WSJ!) w
Commentary: Time for Palin to answer tough questions - CNN.com Tina Fey has actually done more interviews about playing Sarah Palin than Sarah Palin has done about being Sarah Palin!
Breaking NEWS: Report reveals White House attempted to influence Congressional elections - General News
Palin has checkered history on ethics issues - Yahoo! News
Rush Limbaugh sets the world straight on blackness and Obama : Opinion L.A. : Los Angeles Times (Arab is the new Black)
Annals of Democracy: Rock, Paper, Scissors: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker How we used to vote.
The Permanent (Smear) Campaign | The American Prospect If Obama wins the election, they will try to destroy his presidency with lies, just as they sought to do to Bill Clinton (what they do)
Fafblog! Barack Obama: Black?.
YouTube - CNN on Palin's Membership in the Anti-American Radical Group AIP
YouTube - Misconceptions of Obama fuel Republican campaign - 13 Oct 08 (crazywingnutsLOL)
pushback » Blog Archive » Spend Valentine’s Day With John Ashcroft! For just $4,281, you can embark upon a romantic getaway with former Attorney General John Ashcroft (conservativesLOL)
YouTube - Batman vs. The Penguin: The Debate
YouTube - McPenguin
Dakota: Fishy (things to keep in mind from All of Us Here at Dakota)

Susan Savage-Rumbaugh on apes that write | Video on TED.com | and start fires and play Pac-Man
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Inflation soars to 16-year high | Personal Finance | Reuters
U.S. to Buy Stakes in Nation's Largest Banks - WSJ.com
Open Left:: Bush Dogs Move to Block Mortgage Reform
Germany and France restore trust with guarantees - Times Online
BBC NEWS | Programmes | Working Lunch | Where has all the money gone?
FT.com / World - Icelandic exchange reopens for trading
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide World May Be Lucky to Get Worst Recession Since 1983
U.S. Forces Nine Major Banks To Accept Partial Nationalization - washingtonpost.com
The Quadrillion Dollar Powder Keg Waiting To Blow - The International Forecaster
We have successfully transformed credit risk into solvency risk
Watch the Dow Hit 5,000 After This Bear Market Bounce
'If we get through the next few weeks...' - MIT News Office Expert MIT panel analyzes financial crisis, debates cures
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Roubini Sees Worst Recession in 40 Years, Rally's End
Firedoglake » Schumer: Banks Won’t Take Help if CEOs Don’t Get to Keep Huge Salaries (what crisis?)
Housing Sales Hit 30-Year Low

ABC News: Lawmakers: Bush Stymied Plame Probe
ABC News: Did NSA Lie, Cover-Up? Senators Open Second Probe
Bush Strategist: McCain Knows He Put Country At Risk With Palin Pick
Think Progress » Parker: White House Officials Agree That Palin Should Be Off GOP Ticket
Buckley Bows Out of National Review - The Daily Beast (fired for endorsing Obama)
They Have a Word for It § Unqualified Offerings - Peak Wingnut Theory
The Washington Monthly: Demanding A Double Standard ... The Washington Post's Dan Balz
Playing Balz - The Plank
The Book of Sarah (Palin) - News - Village Voice
The Stakes 2008

Why Sufferers From Alzheimer's Disease Might Have Lower Blood Pressure
Marijuana may help stave off Alzheimer’s - Alzheimer's Disease- msnbc.com Active ingredient in pot may help preserve brain function (miracle drug)
Terry Pratchett: I'm slipping away a bit at a time... and all I can do is watch it happen | Mail Online

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Central banks offer unlimited dollar funds - Oct. 13, 2008 Fed to offer dollars to Bank of England, European Central Bank and Swiss National Bank to lend to private bank (free money!)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/12/2008 | Private sector loans, not Fannie or Freddie, triggered crisis
Columnist Paul Krugman wins Nobel economics prize: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance (all by himself)
Morgan Agrees to Revise Terms of Mitsubishi Deal - NYTimes.com
Think Progress » Politico removes its claim that McCain’s tax cuts are ‘aimed directly at the middle class.’ (Updated)
Economic Dishonor Roll (economic war criminals)
The Big Picture | How to Repair What Ails Us
BBC NEWS | Business | Viewpoints: Where now for capitalism?
NC 911 Truth --- America has been Hijacked: Follow the Money -- The Assassination of New York Governor Eliot Spitzer
The Harder They Fall, the More I Smile - NYTimes.com (What could possibly go wrong?)
FT.com / Companies / Financial services - Markets surge on £1,465bn European bank bail-out

If the Dems Totally Rule the Senate... - BusinessWeek What U.S. business can expect should Democrats reach a filibuster-and-veto-proof 60 seats (sanity)
CQ Politics | McCain Camp Ignores Questions About Candidate’s Military Record (darker version of the Forrestal tragedy)
Truthdig - Reports - Investigating John McCain’s Tragedy at Sea
MotherJones Blog: McCain's New Lurch: I Will Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight, Fight (he's a fighter)
Obama Up by 10 Points as McCain Favorability Ratings Fall - washingtonpost.com (Bush at 23%!)
Matthew Yglesias » Strange Trump new Time cover has text saying “Why The Economy Is Trumping Race (and then they say: "Among all white voters, McCain leads Obama by 7 points")
John McCain Promises To “Whip” Obama » Oliver Willis
McCain's Week Off To Rocky Start "the economy has hurt us a little bit in the last week or two" and "direct connection between the September 11 terrorist attacks and the war in Iraq" (McOutofit)
The Washington Monthly: We Report; You Decide (Fox slime)
The Man Behind the Whispers About Obama - NYTimes.com (Andy Martin is known for filing many lawsuits)
ABC: "Palin Makes Troopergate Assertions That Are Flatly False" (otherwise known as "lying")
Commentary: McCain campaign following in Hillary's footsteps - CNN.com
YouTube - Pittsburgh to Palin: Keep the Puck Out
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan (October 13, 2008) - Inside The Troopergate Report Palin camp displays a childish impetuousness and sense of entitlement.
Palin Falls Prey To Fey - New York Post - Thanks to Tina Fey, Sarah Palin isn't just a target of jokes - she's been swift-butted ("Tina Fey is well on her way to ruining Sarah Palin's political career")
Tina Fey On Sarah Palin: "If She Wins...I'm Leaving Earth"
The Big Picture | Change in Presidential Philosophy “The Bush administration, which took office as social conservatives, is now leaving as conservative socialists.” -Allan Mendelowitz (rimshot)
The Big Picture | No Time to Waste . . (history of Hank Paulson always getting it wrong) .
Vote Obama. McCain lacks the character and temperament to be president. And Palin is simply a disgrace. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine

Know Your Human Rights!
Evidence grows that Israel, with U.S. aid, is preparing to attack Iran - Wire - News - Opinions - Belleville News Democrat
Baby Wee Wee Pee Pee Commercial - Unbelievable British UK Ad | Ad Savvy
The True Price of SMS Messages | A GThing Science Project (zero)
YouTube - Crazy shooting range (teaching kids to use automatic weapons: check out the Bush/Cheney shirts)
Break out the bubbly: White wine may be good for you - health - 13 October 2008 - New Scientist
The Sun - The Big Picture - Boston.com
The Forbidden City: Beyond Space and Time
frontline: a class divided | PBS (Jane Elliot: brown-eyed/blue-eyed experiment on white children)
Chimpanzee and tiger - best friends | FunTim (don't miss)
Political Science: What Being Neat or Messy Says about Political Leanings: Scientific American: Conservatives, on the other hand, tend to surround themselves with calendars, postage stamps, laundry baskets, irons and sewing material (not surprised)
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Guantanamo prosecutor who quit had 'grave misgivings' about fairness - Los Angeles Times
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/12/2008 | Daring to utter the 'L' word: Obama on track to a landslide
McCain Chief Uses POW Card To Defend Rally Rhetoric
Brad DeLong: the media death spiral watch continues, led by the Politico (Drudgico)
Think Progress » Philadelphia Flyers fans boo ‘hockey mom’ Palin. She said, 'How dare they boo Piper!'"
Todd Palin, the 'shadow governor' - US Election - smh.com.au
YouTube - Theft of the 2008 Election
Concern in G.O.P. After Rough Week for McCain - NYTimes.com
Orcinus: Sarah Palin's dalliances with Wasilla's own extremists
McCain tussles with Palin over whipping up a mob mentality - Times Online (she's all mavericky)

Why I'm Negative Now - Cramer - TheStreet.com 6,700 for Monday and then 4,700 for Tuesday
Nathan Gardels: My Interview with George Soros: End of Financial Crisis Could Be in Sight
White House Overhauling Rescue Plan - NYTimes.com (changed their minds)
BBC NEWS | Business | Bank crunch 'may hit council pay' Fears are growing that some local government workers may not be paid this month,
Lehman: One Big Derivatives Mess - BusinessWeek Enron may look tame compared with this: a fight over billions of dollars posted as collateral, then used in a tangled web of deals
CTV.ca | Canadian banks the soundest in the world (health care, budget surplus, no war, no failed banks)
:: rogerebert.com :: I.O.U.S.A. :: I will gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today
Brown lawn means jail time - St. Petersburg Times - Bob Ryan (Bayonet Point, may teh intarwebs never forget his name): "But in the end, I have to say he brought it upon himself."
McCain's Not Very Big Guns - The Plank (fail)
Bank savers run at the click of a mouse | Technology | Reuters
All Aussie deposits guaranteed | NEWS.com.au
Failing Lehman in $100m payout plan - Times Online The company approved huge packages for executives days before it went bust (looters should be shot)
McCain guru linked to subprime crisis - Lisa Lerer - Politico.com (guess who?)
Sequoia Capital on startups and the economic downturn
Don't Watch the Dow | The Big Money
Bloomberg.com: Investment Tools: TED Spread
FT Alphaville » Blog Archive » Kemp: “The United States is now, in some very general sense, bankrupt”
iTulip.com - Real DJIA 1924 to 2006
The Big Picture | 10 Bullish Charts, Signals, Indicators
The Fuckface Trader with the GOP ID tag blames market downturn on Obama « CNBC
World Beta - Engineering Targeted Returns and Risk: 100% Cash and Out of Sample Returns

America's Most Overrated Product: the Bachelor's Degree - Chronicle.com
Hoax Post: Bush's Comments (Preznit Moron)
How to fight a rumor - The Boston Globe
Witches of Cornwall (witchcraft in the 17th century)
What is svchost.exe And Why Is It Running? :: the How-To Geek
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NEWSWEEK Poll: Obama Opens Double-Digit Lead | Newsweek Politic (11 points)
The Washington Monthly McCain/Palin ticket is the first in American history in which both candidates were found to have violated ethics standards before a national election (reformers! mavericks!)
Sarah Palin Is Out of Her League (and America-hating Republicans)
The Daily Weekly - Anti-Obama Virus Hits Home - Seattle Weekly
(Video) Two Alaskan women speak out on Palin « the bruce blog ("Alaska has very low standards for politicians")
Why I'd Be a Better VP than Sarah Palin (Or, The Bridge to New Zealand)
Palin Blurs Line Between Church And State As Governor
RJ Eskow: GOP's Defense: She Shot the Sheriff, But She Did Not Shoot the Deputy "there was no underlying crime."
Donklephant » Blog Archive » Bush’s Legacy: not pretty
A Hidden Agenda: John McCain and the IRI - Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Is He American Enough? - TIME - Peter Beinart (your liberal media at work)
Media Matters - The media's enduring pro-McCain double standard - McCain historically has been the recipient of the most favorable media coverage of any politician in modern American history.
McCain Draws Line on Attacks as Crowds Cry ‘Fight Back’ - NYTimes.com (see what they did?)
White House Memo - In Final Months in Office, Bush Is Burdened but Still Confident - NYTimes.com (Bush: it's a good thing I'm in charge during this crisis)
Troopergate Report: Full Text
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Alaskan Independence Party: The Last Refuge of a Scoundrel
YouTube - "Obama Is An Arab" - Says McCain Volunteer In Letters (Gayle Quinnel: dumbest of the dumb)
MSNBC: BREAKING NEWS: Obama Not An Arab
GOP Sheriff in SW Ohio Shadows New Voters | AlterNet (Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer on the lookout for voter fraud)
TPMMuckraker | Colin Powell Vouches for "Sterling" Sen. Stevens (in case you had any doubts about either of them)

McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/11/2008 | Private sector loans, not Fannie or Freddie, triggered crisis (Dept. of Facts)
Global leaders race clock as IMF endorses G7 plan - MarketWatch IMF confident governments will act in time to avert meltdown
The News Blues: Entertainment & Culture: vanityfair.com: James Wolcott (we're doomed and you know who to blame)
Madeleine Bunting: Faith. Belief. Trust. This economic orthodoxy was built on superstition | Comment is free | The Guardian (economy is political)
Bill Moyers Journal . Watch & Listen | PBS . George Soros (Soros: "Paulson must go. His entire mode of operation is the problem" 14:45 in)
11 Things I Learned While Trying to Figure Out the Financial Crisis - 2parse/blog
Paul Kedrosky: Jeremy Grantham in Weekend Barron's (Bankstas focused on the short term)
The Next Meltdown: Credit-Card Debt - BusinessWeek Rising rates are accelerating credit-card defaults and soured debt could further undermine the financial system
The Financial Crisis: Where Do We Go from Here? - Council on Foreign Relations Speakers: Nouriel Roubini
David Zephyr's Journal - George W. Bush Has Hurt the United States More Than Bin Laden Ever Could Have (who are the real terrorists?)
Rescue Was Sold Softly to the Street - WSJ.com Kashkari Told Financial-Industry Players That Salary Caps Wouldn't Be Too Onerous (of course)

Gravitational Lensing, A Cosmic Eye And Some New Light On Galaxy Formation | Scientific Blogging
the world's most bad-ass grotesques and gargoyles
New machine prints sheets of light - CNN.com (OLED)
Verizon to Increase Fees For SMS Delivery, Discourage Innovation | Verizon announced plans to charge content providers $0.03 per SMS message, in order to send messages to Verizon subscribers (wipe out)
RIAA v. The People: Five Years Later | Electronic Frontier Foundation (fail)
RIAA Seeks Sanctions for N.Y. Lawyer’s ‘Vexatious’ Blog Posts of Case Filings | ABA Journal - Law News Now
GADISS: Top Mass Murderers in History
How Much Do Top Tier Bloggers and Social Media Consultants Get Paid? We Asked Them! - ReadWriteWeb
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Legislative Panel - Palin Abused Authority - NYTimes.com
NEWSWEEK Poll: Obama Opens Double-Digit Lead | An astounding 86 percent of voters now say they are dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States, while a mere 10 percent say they are satisfied. That's the highest wrong track/right track ratio ever recorded in the NEWSWEEK poll (wait til next week)
The End Of American Capitalism?
Empire Falls: America the Banana Republic: Politics & Power: Hitchens: vanityfair.com
New Mogul | Peter Schiff: The Beginning of the End - "our economy will now face death by hyperinflation" Schiff predicted the current crisis with stunning accuracy over two years ago and now he is sounding another alarm bell (martial law)
Wall St. giants buried in global stock market panic: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Berlusconi Says Leaders May Close World's Markets (all your stocks are belong to us)
Radical Measures May Be In The Wings - CNBC.com - Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs to be nationalized)
We Are Facing an 'Inflation Holocaust': Jim Rogers - CNBC.com (don't think Bush is done wrecking the country)
Dan Froomkin - Bush Just Makes It Worse - washingtonpost.com ("listless platitudes" and market falls more)
Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect We Could Have Another Great Depression! (the people who cosmically fucked up won't fix the problem)
NPR: The Fear Index
YouTube - Jim Rogers: Stay SHORT - P1
CANOE Money - News: Canada's banking system kept high and dry by strict regulation: Flaherty (Hi, I'm Canada. I have universal healthcare, a budget surplus, no war, and financially sound banks. Who's the moron now, America, you dumb piece of shit?)
Gordon Brown considers legal action against Iceland | Business | guardian.co.uk PM says he is freezing assets of Icelandic companies in the UK in response to 'illegal action they have taken
Matthew Yglesias » A Canadian Solution? Iceland is no further from Ottawa than is Vancouver (Mexico to annex America?)
Iceland, in Financial Collapse, Is Likely to Need I.M.F. Help - NYTimes.com
Country for sale: ICELAND - 99p start price no reserve on eBay
ISKUSD - Icelandic Króna in United States Dollar - Google Finance
We are treating Iceland disgracefully :: Daniel Hannan - anti-terrorist legislation against a friendly country
An apology from Icelanders
Irvine Housing Blog - Irvine Real Estate - Give It 2 Me (sort of the CRA for Republicans)
What Letter Was McCain Referring to? - ProPublica
Ex-president Carter slams Bush on market crisis | Politics | Reuters the "atrocious economic policies" of the Bush administration had caused the worst global financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s (BUSH CRASH)
Whiskey Fire: Water Abuse: Your 21st-Century Intellectual Conservative Movement: red-baiting, race-baiting, masturbating. Fwap fwap fwap indeed (and very stupid)
Daily Kos: Palin caught lying on video about Troopergate
YouTube - Top GOP Strategist: It's Over, Obama Will Win In Landslide
TAPPED Archive | The American Prospect | Avoiding The Issue (the critical distinction between registration fraud and voter fraud - more bullshit from the lying media)
TAPPED Archive | The American Prospect | Morning Reading: Mccain As Dole (hopefully, our last Vietnam War Election)
YouTube - Obama Knew It Was Coming All Along
The Palin-McCain Mob | Crooks and Liars It was reported on Monday that the McCain campaign was restricting the media from talking to Palin supporters at recent events. This video may show why.
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 10/07/2008 | Latin leftists gloating over 'Comrade' Bush's bailout - "But now they don't criticize Bush for having nationalize . . . the biggest banks in the world. Comrade Bush, how are you?"
WiFi is no longer a viable secure connection - SC Magazine UK
Scientists: Virginia shark's pup a 'virgin birth' - Yahoo! News (Jawsus)
Making math uncool is hurting America, report says - Yahoo! News (Bushematics)
In Defense of Dignity - Dan Savage (Doctor assisted suicide and dignity)
The Year in Beer: Beer Drinking in America by Volume | Sloshspot Blog
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Major shock: Eavesdropping powers abused without oversight - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Bush lied, now caught in a crime)
States’ Actions to Block Voters Appear Illegal - NYTimes.com
ABC News: Exclusive: Inside Account of US Eavesdropping on Americans US Officer's "Phone Sex" Intercepted, Recorded, Shared Across NSA Listening Post (NSA: we would never abuse our infinite spying powers)
The Reckoning - Taking Hard New Look at a Greenspan Legacy - NYTimes.com (why don't you look at how the press sucked up to him for 4,000 years)
McCain changes homeowner plan - Mike Allen - Politico.com (to benefit large financial institutions!)
Fed to lend billions more to AIG - MarketWatch
National Security and Homeland Security Presidential Directive: Bush can suspend elections in economic crisis)
Maryland Police Redefine “Terrorist” - Activists Beware « TheZoo “I don’t believe the First Amendment is any guarantee to those who wish to disrupt the government,”
The End of America? | BU Today Consumerism, expansionism undermine democratic way of life, Bacevich says
HolyJuan: Blackwater Contracted to Evict People in Foreclosed Homes (Predators to provide air cover)
Bloomberg.com: AIG Plans Meeting at California Ritz-Carlton Resort Next Week (in your face)
ABC News: Outrage Leads AIG To Cancel Second Luxury Retreat
Op-Ed Columnist - Can This Be Pro-Life? - NYTimes.com The Bush administration this month is quietly cutting off birth control supplies to some of the world’s poorest women in Africa (evil 'til the end)
G.O.P. Facing Tougher Battle for Congress - NYTimes.com
Talking Points Memo | TPM Presents a Collection of John McCain's Worst Attacks...
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com Dan Balz’s corrupted journalistic “balance” (more false witness from WaPo)
Report: McCain Exploded With Rage During Gambling Outing (McUnstable)
Father Sam Explains It All - Swampland - TIME (McCain's bogus health care plan)
Todd Palin had unusual access to wife's staff - Yahoo! News
Kevin Drum - Mother Jones Blog: Real Conservatism: the GOP is going to be riven by factional warfare for years (Ross Douthat: McCain not nasty enough)
Dem strategists see landslide in the making - David Paul Kuhn - Politico.com
Media Matters - MSNBC.com's First Read again falsely claimed McCain "did not vote" against troop funding (Big Media Lies)
McCain launches Ayers ad - Andy Barr - Politico.com (Ayers is referred to as a terrorist throughout the ad, as is his “friendship” with Obama)
Dependable Renegade: Sarah Palin's fan club (skirts and high heels)
Matthew Yglesias » Media Whine The McCain campaign plane is better than Obama’s, which is cramped, uncomfortable and smells terrible most of the time (our elite Washington Press Corps: Dean Reynolds, sponge and tool)
McCain: '100-percent negative' ads: The Swamp
Think Progress » The Bridge To Nowhere Lie Returns: McCain Claims Palin ‘Stood Up Against’ The Project (McLiar)
Campbell Brown Blasts McCain Campaign For "Race Baiting"
Coleman Spokesman Humiliated During Press Conference
Obama, McCain Transition Efforts Are Worlds Apart
Right-Wingers Mock Obama's "Ostentatiously Exotic" Pronunciation Of Pakistan (egregiously stupid)
U.S. May Take Ownership Stake in Banks - NYTimes.com (Only Nixon could go to China. Only Bush can finally bring the Marxist Revolution home!)
Anti-feminists tell me what my book is about: Turning teens into sluts! - Feministing (Right Wingers hate sex for other people)
Climate Progress » Blog Archive » The truth-telling ad ABC won’t let you see — and what you can do about it So ABC will take millions of dollars from oil companies to run misleading energy ads, but they refuse to run one truthful ad from the Alliance for Climate Protection’s Repower America (corpaganda)
Mysterious DNA Found to Survive Eons of Evolution | LiveScience Ultraconserved regions
Senecavirus Structure Revealed (Oh, And It Still Kills Cancer Cells 10,000 Times Better Than Traditional Chemotherapeutics) | Scientific Blogging
The Minimalist - Faster No-Knead Bread, Plus Whole Wheat - NYTimes.com
Return to sender: Artist puts Royal Mail to the test - This Britain, UK - The Independent
America’s Five Fattest (and Getting Fatter) States
Women's voices get higher in pitch at most fertile point of monthly cycle, say researchers | Mail Online
Sex, science and the art of seduction: What really makes us attractive to the opposite sex | Mail Online
MIT report debunks China energy myth - MIT News Office The problem isn't in the technology, it's the operations
Smugglers' Britain
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Gallup Daily: Obama’s Lead Expands to 11 Over McCain
Who Won The Debate? Clean Sweep For Obama
US military may destroy interrogation videos - Wikileaks
Md. Police Put Activists' Names On Terror Lists - washingtonpost.com
2008 Recession & Credit Crunch Predicted 2 Years Ago | Peter Schiff on Debt & Inflated Housing Prices » Web TV & Video (the Laffer curve: ideology at work)
No Quick Fix Roubini Forecasts Worsening Economy 2 Year Recession: Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance
Editorial - Politics of Attack - NYTimes.com (McSleeze: the dark territory of race-baiting and xenophobia)
Why Wall Street CEO’s Must Go To Jail And Payback Billions In Bonuses | War On You
Office Space to Let, and Lots of It - The Lede - Breaking News - New York Times Blog
Housing Pain Gauge: Nearly 1 in 6 Owners 'Under Water' - WSJ.com
Treasury prepares for a TARP-and-switch. And it's a good thing, too - The Curious Capitalist - Justin Fox - Economy - Markets - Business - TIME
Open Left:: Pandering to Undecided Voters... Bleh
BBC NEWS | Americas | Fact-checking the presidential debate
YouTube - The McCain-Obama Post-Debate "Handshake"
Not "The Senator," But "That One"
The GOP Peddles Economic Snake Oil - WSJ.com Suddenly Republicans are against market values?
Did Anti-Depressants Cause the Mortgage Crisis? - The Daily Beast (how many of our financial geniuses on Prozac?)
Talking Points Memo | Losing It? John McCain just referred to the country as "my fellow prisoners." (we're all POWs in McCain's head)
Daily Kos: State of the Nation My Fellow Prisoners... (video)
David Brooks: Sarah Palin "Represents A Fatal Cancer To The Republican Party"
Brad DeLong - John McCain wants to give $100 billion of taxpayers' money to America's worst-behaving mortgage financiers.
Matthew Yglesias » The Shadow Knows - If McCain knows how to get Osama, ... couldn’t he have taken the opportunity sometime over the past seven years to tell George W. Bush?
John McCain and the POW/MIA coverup : The Sirens Chronicles
For First Time, Palin Takes Questions (syntax worse than Bush: alcohol impairment, or just stupid?)
Beat the Press Archive | The American Prospect If Social Security Was a Private Corporation Then it Would Sue Tom Brokaw for Every Penny He Has (Browkaw: False Witness: "everyone agrees Social Security is bankrupt: throw grandma under the bus)
slacktivist: False witnesses (they know they are lying)
Just Once I Wish A Conservative Would Crack Open A History Book - Erick Erickson of Redstate is either incredibly stupid or ... )
Will Obama Kill Science? by John Derbyshire on National Review Online The unasked question (Obama will kill science so it doesn't find out white people are better than black people)
BBC NEWS | Business | Extra help for Icesave customers
Q&A: E-voting security results 'awful,' says Ohio secretary of state How bad? 'I thought I was going to throw up,' Jennifer Brunner recalls
American Civil Liberties Union Voting Rights for People with Criminal Records: 2008 State Legislative and Policy Changes
Nothing but the truth: Internet hoaxes - Features, Gadgets & Tech - The Independent
"Skeleton of Giant" Is Internet Photo Hoax - people's desire for mystery and their desire to see concrete confirmation of religious legends." (ha, Sonseed wasn't a hoax, hozers)
The Ultimate 9/11 'Truth' Showdown: David Ray Griffin vs. Matt Taibbi - Part I | AlterNet
The Ultimate 9/11 'Truth' Showdown: David Ray Griffin vs. Matt Taibbi -- Part II | AlterNet
The Ultimate 9/11 'Truth' Showdown: David Ray Griffin vs. Matt Taibbi -- Part III | AlterNet
foto_decadent: Madonna: Sex
NASA - NASA Spacecraft Finds the Sun is Not a Perfect Sphere
Flickr Photo Download: Attractive Face Scale
1 in 4 wild mammal species at risk: Report
Free Advertising James Egbert Midkiff Opening Page Advertising adgency Marketing Psychology
YouTube - Audi -- BULL
A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century - Esquire
Converting Pi to binary: Don't do it!@Everything2.com
Fred 2.0 » LCSH is to Thesaurus as Doorbell is to Mammal (wow)
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Court Orders Release of 17 Innocent Guantanamo Detainees into U.S. | Center for Constitutional Rights
Media Matters - Memo to media: The Palin rape-kit story has not been "debunked"
McCain linked to group in Iran-Contra affair - Yahoo! News (remember Army Maj. Gen. John Singlaub?)
Daily Kos: Massive Obama gains in past five days
Talking Points Memo | Fed to buy massive amounts of short-term debt (now bailing out corps) w
Bush Job Approval at 25%, His Lowest Yet (give him time)
Matthew Yglesias » Youth Decay
Dana Milbank - Unleashed, Palin Makes a Pit Bull Look Tame - washingtonpost.com (full bore racisim)
The Bomb That Is Blowing Up in GE's Hold: Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance
Why McCain's Time With Council Of World Freedom Matters
How town-hall debates can go very wrong for a candidate. - By John Dickerson - Slate Magazine
TPM Election Central | Polls: Obama Edging Into Lead In Ohio (if you call 8% lead "edging")
Richard Cohen - This Debate's Biggest Loser - washingtonpost.com (the Ditz from the North)
msnbc.com: Olbermann on Palin
CPD: Commission on Presidential Debates Announces 2004 Sites and Dates
McCain, Obama deal puts limits on "town hall" debate - Lynn Sweet
Talking Points Memo | US author of anti-Obama book detained in Kenya Kenya immigration official says American author of anti-Obama book is being detained (Corsi, no work permit)
Yes We Can (hold babies). international source for pictures of Obama holding babies.
BBC NEWS | Health | Premature ejaculation gene found (fast reaction times)
The Next President Will Be Forced to Disclose the Truth About UFOs | Autopia from Wired.com
Occasional memory loss tied to lower brain volume
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8TA9D69 - Astronomy News: Asteroid to collide with Earth tomorrow, Oct 7 (1 kt blast over the Sudan)
Obama widens lead in national poll - CNN.com
Poll: Almost 6 of 10 Americans see depression as likely - Oct. 6, 2008 Poll finds 6 of 10 believe a depression is somewhat or very likely - seeing 25% unemployed and millions homeless and hungry (Bush crash of 2008)
Calculated Risk: More on the European Financial Crisis
European, Asian markets plunge on crisis fears: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
The Money Meltdown (Bush crash)
What Will Wall Street Look Like in the Fall of 2009? -- New York Magazine Things look grim at the moment, but where will we be a year from now? That depends on who’s president. By James J. Cramer
Live Blogging Amid Panic - Floyd Norris Blog - NYTimes.com ("Invoke the Bush Doctrine and ... send Marines to Frankfurt to take control of the European Central Bank")
Drilling Down on the Facts in McCain’s Speech - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
McLobbyist
Basu: Is McCain too thin-skinned for presidency? | DesMoinesRegister.com | The Des Moines Register (McPsycho)
Open Left:: Responsible Journalism on the Bailout (well, how quickly they change their minds)
Keating Economics
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Fact Check: Did McCain intervene on behalf of Charles Keating? « - Blogs from CNN.com (yes)
McCain's Economic Policy Keating Five All Over Again (VIDEO)
Keating Inquiry Appears Different, 17 Years Later | The Trail | washingtonpost.com
Full of Doubts, U.S. Shoppers Cut Spending - NYTimes.com
BBC NEWS | Americas | Lehman Bros head took home $300m
Truthdig - Reports - Dennis Kucinich on the Democrats’ Bailout Betrayal “This was the largest single act of class warfare in the modern history of this country,”
The Long Countdown - One Way Up - U.S. Space Plan Relies on Russia - Series - NYTimes.com (Bushonomics at work)
Former Goldman Sachs Executive Neel Kashkari To Head $700 Billion Bailout (of course)
YouTube - Interview - Naomi Wolf - Give Me Liberty (coup has already happened)
Jim Cramer: Time to get out of stocks - Today Technology & Money - MSNBC.com Financial guru warns that investments could lose 20 percent of their value (CNBC is first with the news)
Elite Officer Recalls Bin Laden Hunt, Delta Force Commander Says The Best Plan To Kill The Al Qaeda Leader In 2001 Was Nixed - CBS News Delta Force Commander Says The Best Plan To Kill The Al Qaeda Leader In 2001 Was Nixed (from above: how above?)
TPMMuckraker | Court Delays Miers and Bolten Congressional Testimony
TPMMuckraker | More in the Adventures of Bill and Ted
Foreclosure Alley - SoCal Connected
This American Life: 355: The Giant Pool of Money
This American Life 365: Another Frightening Show About the Economy
The party's over for Iceland, the island that tried to buy the world | World news | The Observer (bubble)
Mystery, Alaska - The National Newspaper
Harold Meyerson - A Pal Around McCain - washingtonpost.com - Phil Gramm was always Wall Street's man in the Senate.
Op-Ed Columnist - Health Care Destruction - NYTimes.com
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Pushes Obama's "Radical Connections" On "The View"
Generation Tehran
US cuts funding for condoms in Marie Stopes' African clinics | World news | The Guardian (Bush/Fundy insanity)
Psychology Today: Magical Thinking Even hard-core skeptics can't help but find sympathy in the fabric of the universe—and occasionally try to pull its strings.
Of Jock Straps and Conspiracy Theories | Psychology Today Blogs
Lacking Control Increases Illusory Pattern Perception
Astronomers find a planet denser than lead | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
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Government will spy on every call and e-mail - Times Online
Calculated Risk: More on the European Financial Crisis
Make-Believe Maverick : Rolling Stone A closer look at the life and career of John McCain reveals a disturbing record of recklessness and dishonesty
Op-Ed Columnist - Pitbull Palin Mauls McCain - NYTimes.com
Palin on Freedom of the Press - The Plank - mutually beneficial relationship here with those fighting the freedom of the press
Virginia GOPer Writes Racist Anti-Obama Column
Matthew Yglesias » Economist Poll of Economists
Iraq to Give 82% of Proven Oil Reserves to International Oil Companies | War on Iraq | AlterNet
Image - Sign in North Carolina: "Osama-Obama, Not American, Not Welcome" (swift justice from teh intarwebs)
British commander says war in Afghanistan cannot be won | Reuters (surge!)
Now Wall Street may shun $700bn bail-out | Business | The Observer | don't like limiting stock-related pay and banning 'golden parachutes' for executives.
OpEdNews » AIG subsidiary parties in style in OC, two weeks after bailout
Prosecutors Expected To Spare Wall St. Firms - washingtonpost.com (it would upset the market)
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Fact Check: Is Obama ‘palling around with terrorists’? « - Blogs from CNN.com (lies from the Ditz of the North)
YouTube - Drill Drill Drill - Eve Ensler
YouTube - John McCain's Keating Five Problem In 97 Seconds
YouTube - Lil' O'Reilly
Hullabaloo Palin and Bush speak in the same tongue. It's a very special language that only national conservative politicians (and toddlers) speak. It's called "gibberish"
Think Progress » Bush 2000 = Palin 2008.
TPM TV | Talking Points Memo | The Vice Presidential Debate: Distilled
YouTube - Republicans Are So Funny
I've seen John McCain's temper - Jeff Mapes on Politics - OregonLive.com
Undernews: The Worst & The Dumbest: The Establishment That Destroyed America'S First Republic
Leisha's Random Thoughts & Ponderings: Not that it matters ...
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan | Palin as a female archetype we've had to deal with for years. In modern vernacular, she's a "mean girl," who is ambitious and has no trouble stabbing people in the back to get what she wants.
Troopergate expands into workers comp - Juneau Empire Monegan firing investigation looks into whether compensation system was abused
YouTube - Obama s next move ? Rachel Maddow with Michael Dukakis
YouTube - Begala: Dangerous for McCain to use guilt by association.
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Bush: humiliation in torture good, in porn, bad)
AFP: Israel will hit Iran nuke sites, France's Kouchner warns
Jewish "Modesty Patrols" Sow Fear In Israel (Jewish Taliban)
When Europeans Were Slaves: Research Suggests White Slavery Was Much More Common Than Previously Believed
Carbon Nanotube Manufacturing Breakthrough Could Mean Bye-Bye Steel - Gizmodo Australia
De Facto Discrimination - washingtonpost.com Foreigners who are HIV-positive still can't enter the United States.
The Most Popular Life Style on Earth | Conservation Magazine (parasites)
Weird News: No Signs of Intelligent life on Earth, Says Stephen Hawking
570 Million Year Old Tracks In Nevada Are Earliest Animal Footprints Ever Found | Scientific Blogging (legs)
Ancient Peru pyramid spotted by satellite - Discovery.com- msnbc.com Infrared and multispectral images reveal 9,000-square-mile structure (sic)
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Credit markets to Washington: Bailout isn't enough: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance (more!)
A.I.G. Uses $61 Billion of Fed Loan - NYTimes.com (all gone, still bankrupt, you lose)
The Big Picture | Misunderstanding Credit and Housing Crises: Blaming the CRA, GSEs (persistent rightwing lie: always blame the poor)
RGE - Bailout Redux: The Real Choice Ahead Robert Reich
$700 billion bailout? You ain't seen nothin' (suckers)
Bethany McLean: Enron was the pit canary, but its death went unheeded | Comment is free | The Guardian (Bush used Enron accounting on everything)
ABC News: Sorting Through the Bailout Bill's Effects Economy May Get Worse Before It Gets Better
Firedoglake » Economic Consequences of the Bailout Plan Japanification plan.
The Information Paradox: Stephen Colbert Details The Credit Crisis: Formidable Opponent
Tom Davis Gives Up - NYTimes.com
Prophet & seer Jim Rogers says U.S. Dollar is doomed; let banks fail; abolish the Fed | Wake Up From Your Slumber
The Reckoning - Agency’s ’04 Rule Let Banks Pile Up New Debt - Series - NYTimes.com
“The biggest bank robbery in Icelandic history” — The Iceland Weather Report (we'll see more of this)
Free For All! the movie (2004 Presidential Election, Ohio election theft)
Free for All :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews
None dare call it stolen: Ohio, the election, and America's servile press—By Mark Crispin Miller (Harper's Magazine, August 2005)
Ben Smith's Blog: McCain camp: Obama is 'radical,' pals around with terrorists - Politico.com (this is just the beginning)
McCain Planning 'Fiercely' Negative Campaign In Final Days (what they do)
The Raw Story | Post-debate, Palin power putters out
Think Progress » VIDEO: Watch Sarah Palin Read Her Answers In Last Night’s Debate
GOP Strategists Whisper Fears Of Greater Losses in November - washingtonpost.com (surprise, people are angry at Republicans)
U.S. to Fund Pro-American Publicity in Iraqi Media (300 Million for propaganda: bringing American democracy to Iraq)
Media Matters - Time for clarity (and the press is stupid, clueless and unclear)
YouTube - Bush in 2000, Palin in 2008
ABC News: Record Refutes Palin's Sudan Claim Palin Administration Against Sudan Divestment Before It Was For It, Documents Show
octophant3.jpg (JPEG Image, 480x599 pixels)
The Bilerico Project | The War on Intellectualism (rise of the stupid)
LRB · Jonathan Raban: Cut, Kill, Dig, Drill
Obama: McCain health plan 'radical' - Mike Allen - Politico.com - taxes health care benefits for the first time in history
Sarah Palin: Tax Cheat
Shakesville: Nothing Up My Sleeve (or in my ear - Bush bump tech microminiturized)
Voices - When Will America wake up from her slumber? Israel is destroying America financially (the "Israeli factor")
YouTube - Welcome to Saudi Britain
Sha Na Na and the Invention of the Fifties | Columbia College Today
YouTube - The Byrds - Turn, Turn, Turn from 1966 (on fucking horses)
2012: No Geomagnetic Reversal | Universe Today
YouTube - Doctor Who: What are you doing here?
Bacteria Think Ahead | LiveScience
Types of Skills Everyone Should Know – Video – Top 100 Important Skills - Popular Mechanics
A Fresh Look At Google's Gears - washingtonpost.com
Loss of control fuels rituals, superstition: study (and religion?)
iTWire - Brainy men found more appealing to women
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House passes historic financial rescue plan - Oct. 3, 2008 President Bush poised to quickly sign historic $700 billion plan into law.
Smells Like Pork, Feels Like Tsushima, Watch This Sector, and More! | 5 Min. Forecast (pork in the bailout for the Republicans)
Bailout Blues
Foreclosures: Did God Want You to Get That Mortgage? - TIME
Alex Jones' Prison Planet: The truth will set you free! Why Paulson’s Plan is a Fraud
Next: The Mother Of All Bank Runs? - Forbes.com Nouriel Roubini
Dear Wall Street: We're Watching You
New World Rhinos: Wall Street "Bail Out" Protest !
The Real Great Depression - ChronicleReview.com The depression of 1929 is the wrong model for the current economic crisis
YouTube - Rep. Brad Sherman - Martial Law
"Breakdown Approaches Climax" by Jim Willie, CB, FSU Editorial 10/02/2008
Wachovia liquidates college investment fund - Oct. 2, 2008 Wachovia Bank says it will liquidate a fund used by about 1,000 colleges and private schools to help pay bills.
Media Matters - CBSNews.com, MSNBC.com, FactCheck.org falsely claim McCain never voted against troop funding bill
Debate Training - Biden learns what makes girls cry (WITH HOT PICS!) - 236.com - News
E. J. Dionne Jr. - Hockey Mom on Thin Ice - washingtonpost.com
2909496470_d751e8a3dc.jpg (JPEG Image, 500x417 pixels) (Palin debate flow-chart)
The Truth About Sarah Palin : Rolling Stone
100 percent, absolute truth? - Politico.com (McCain's lies)
The Tax Foundation - Vice-Presidential Debate: Plenty of Errors in Tax Policy Rhetoric
Stevens trial to continue despite prosecution errors | MiamiHerald.com
YouTube - O'Reilly Blasts Barney Frank On Fannie Mae Mess!!
Lord Owen contemptuous of 'hubristic' Blair - politics.co.uk Former foreign secretary Lord Owen believes Tony Blair deserves "contempt" for his decision-making before and during the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Dispatches from the Culture Wars: Freshwater Wants Student Exposed: Whenever Christian hegemony is challenged in this country, a subset of those who enjoy that hegemony and want it to continue react violently. It has always been that way.
Marijuana Is Real Medicine | DrugReporter | AlterNet
Tissue sample suggests HIV has been infecting humans for a century : Nature News 48-year-old lymph node biopsy reveals the history of the deadly virus.
Religulous :: rogerebert.com :: Reviews
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Politico's 2008 Swing State Map - Politico.com
Rice Admits She Led High-Level White House Talks About Torture | The Smirking Chimp
TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | Wall Street's Infinite Sleaze: Goldman and AIG It is impossible to exaggerate the corruption of this Wall Street crowd.
A Memo Found in the Street - Barrons.com (timeline of financial deregulation: how the Republicans + Clinton created the financial crisis)
Pragmatos : To bail or not to bail (we're fucked)
Talking Points Memo | House girds for second try on financial rescue
Jonathan G.S. Koppell and William N. Goetzmann - The Trickle-Up Bailout - washingtonpost.com
Who's profiting from the crisis? Goldman Sachs, of course - MarketWatch : Opponents have been vanquished and bad bets wiped away (the Goldman bailout)
Poll: Obama Makes Gains with Women, Hits New High - TIME
Dan Froomkin - Bush's New Highs and Lows - washingtonpost.com Bush hits a career-low 26 percent approval rating. But even more striking, his 70 percent disapproval rating is the highest of any president since the dawn of modern polling.
Poll: U.S. Concerned But Split On Bailout, CBS News Survey Shows That Americans Fear Effects Of Financial Crisis But Are Not Convinced Bailout Plan Is The Solution - CBS News 70 percent disapproval rating is higher than any measured since Gallup began asking about presidential job approval in 1938
SEC gives banks more leeway on mark-to-market | Reuters
Images - Which Politician is Supporting the Bank Bailout...
Warren Buffett explains the credit crisis to Charlie Rose | mathoda.com
An Everyman on the Trail, With Perks at Home - NYTimes.com
Senate passes $700B rescue; House votes lured
Wash Post's Pearlstein: Anyone opposing the bailout is ignorant - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Pulitzer prize-winning wanker)
STATS: Betting on the bailout
Will credit default swaps cause the next financial crisis? - Sep. 30, 2008 The $55 trillion question
The Next New Deal - 4/1992 (last time around)
Magpie » No Money Down: Rushkoff on the rigged credit system - Arthur Magazine blogs for you... People’s homes were just a medium for the redistribution of wealth.
Magpie » It Bears Repeating: Rushkoff on the credit crisis (Arthur Magazine, May 2008) - Arthur Magazine blogs for you...
The Fuel That Fed The Subprime Meltdown
Journalists, bail yourselves out at Newsless.org
Whiskey Fire: A Gift to Every Naked Fat Baby Has there ever, ever been a sorrier, more discredited asshole than Glenn Reynolds?
Hooman Majd | The Daily Show | Comedy Central | explains that it's within Iran's rights to have nuclear enrichment of uranium on their own soil.
Trojan Horse - by Christopher Ketcham - How Israeli Backdoor Technology Penetrated the US Government's Telecom System and Compromised National Security
LBJ and Israel
Mondoweiss: Has Israel Got a Taliban Too?
Dakota In Anticipation Of The Vice Presidential Debate
Dakota Why People Still Vote for Republicans: ("The Ditz of the North for a position one mole away from the Presidency")
The V.P. Debate: What to Watch for - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com Katharine Q. Seelye, wanker
SCENARIOS - How the Palin-Biden debate could play out | World | Reuters
CQ Politics | Beyond the Dome - Obama Makes McCain Very Uncomfortable
Kurtz: Journos Checking Their Tongues On Palin, McCain Cracks Down On Dowd
Bob Cesca: Sarah Six-pack Needs To Put Country First by Stepping Down - "It's time that a normal Joe Six-pack American is finally represented in the position of vice presidency"
Things Sarah Palin Can Name
Couric to Palin: Do You Know We're Recording This? - 236.com - The Room
Raw Replay - Revisiting History Olbermann: Attempt to ‘pre-blame’ moderator ‘pure racism’
Media Matters - Ignoring polling data on Obama's debate performance, Chuck Todd said Obama was "judged as not winning" (why not just poll the media?)
The scariest thing about Sarah Palin isn't how unqualified she is - it's what her candidacy says about America | The Smirking Chimp
LBJ and Israel (where it started)
Cannabis Is Safer Than Alcohol And Cigarettes, Says A Report From The Beckley Foundation | Health | Sky News
New York Press - David Blum - David Carr: From Crackhead to Potato Head
David Carr's Crash: Drug Rehab Memoir Remakes the Genre | The New York Observer
The Riff: Why Former Addicts Dread Addiction Memoirs
Jeff Hawkins on how brain science will change computing | Video on TED.com
Jupiter Stars In The Sharpest Ground-Based Whole-Planet Picture Ever Taken | Scientific Blogging
The United States of Mind - WSJ.com
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Presidential Swing States (FL, OH & PA) Poll * October 1, 2008 * Obama Over 50 Percent In Fla, Oh, Pa - Quinnipiac University
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis: Rep. Brad Sherman On Bailing Out Foreign Investors
Bush Approves Loans for Auto Makers - WSJ.com (sideshow: $25Bn for stupid automakers)
Bad credit-card debt could be next shot to rip through economy - MarketWatch Another shoe to drop
Making a Deal with the Devil - we gambled on the alluring riches of real estate and we lost. The price must be paid.
Open Left:: Take Action: Demand Senate Pass the Sanders Millionaire Tax Amendment TODAY
Branch Banking & Trust (PDF: why your bailout sucks)
Stochastic cascades, credit contagion, and large portfolio losses : Ulrich Horst
The $1.4 Trillion Question The Chinese are subsidizing the American way of life. Are we playing them for suckers—or are they playing us? (everyone in America owes China $4,000)
Charlie's Diary: Living through Interesting Times
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers - Wikipedia
Head of Sweden's national debt office lectures US policymakers on successful banking bail-out | Business | The Guardian | How the Swedes did it
Financial Tsunami: The End of the World as We Knew It
RGE - Roubini Sees `Silent' Run on Banks, Urges `Triage': Bloomberg Radio Interview (only 63% of domestic deposits are insured)
Calculated Risk: National Debt Exceeds $10 Trillion
Happy New Year, Federal Debt! - Portfolio.com - Times Sq Debt Clock runs out of digits: mission accomplished!
"A tourniquet for a hemorrhaging economy" - How the World Works - Salon.com
Prudent Bear: Fannie & Freddie - Holding Back The Tide! by Satyajit Das
The BRAD BLOG : CBS News: New Study Details Massive Voter Roll Purges Underway in At Least 19 States
The people in urgent need of long-term banishment - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Firedoglake » Kathleen Parker Shocked To Find Her Party’s Full Of “Vicious”, “Threatening”, Delusional Wingnuts (she said: "These bastards like Clark and Kerry and that incipient ass, Dean, and Gephardt and Kucinich and that absolute mental midget Sharpton, race baiter, should all be lined up and shot.")
Raw Replay - Revisiting History Jon Stewart: McCain campaign is melting down
Matthew Yglesias » The McCain Bubble?
Something just went wrong with McCain's face on national TV
Community Reinvestment Act had nothing to do with subprime crisis - BusinessWeek (even though the righttards are blaming black people for the bailout)
Bubble memories - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog (Powerline: "[T]here is little reason to fear a catastrophic collapse in home prices." Powerstupid)
Video - Breaking News Videos from CNN.com McCain family's 13-bedroom estate will be auctioned in October
McCain Gets Testy -- Political Wire - Des Moines Register
Firedoglake » “I didn’t want this guy anywhere near a trigger.” - Panamanian Strongman, John McCain (McCrazy)
CBS: Palin can't name one single newspaper or magazine that she has EVER read in her life (gift that keeps on giving)
Mysteries of the wingnut mind « The Poor Man Institute ConFURvatives! (furry stupidity + Classical Values)
NORAD says NOWAY « TheZoo
Nervous GOP urges McCain to attack - Mike Allen and Jonathan Martin - Politico.com
YouTube - Sarah Palin Explains Why Women Should Be Forced To Bear Their Rapists' Babies
U.S. Army conducting training exercises in cities, towns (while you weren't looking)
Media Matters - MoDo banned from McCain plane; we're oddly torn (doesn't know what the 1st Amendment is)
YouTube - I'm a Little Confused
YouTube - Palin Appeared To Endorse Hamas In Couric Interview
YouTube - Sarah Mania! Sarah Palin's Greatest Hits
Video: CBS News On Nationwide Vote Purging
House Website Crumbles Under Weight of $700 Billion Bailout | Threat Level from Wired.com
Ecuadorians to vote on constitution making its nature a rights-bearing entitiy
Oprah vs. over 9000 PENISES
Viking Age triggered by shortage of wives? - Discovery.com- msnbc.com
Viking Age - Wikipedia
The 10 Most Mysterious Cyber Crimes - Reviews by PC Magazine
Academics spat over intelligent design | Science | guardian.co.uk AC Grayling pans fellow academic's book as "300 pages of wasted trees"
Jack Schofield meets Vint Cerf, the 'father of the internet' | Technology | guardian.co.uk (every machine for itself)
Earth's Poles Are Shifting to New Coordinates - Lava flows underneath the planet's crust show reasons for polar shift - Softpedia
Google 2001 Index
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Presidential Election 2008 FAQ
Politics, fear spell doom for bailout | news-press.com | The News-Press “Those that voted no will own the Great Depression,”
Common Sense Reasons Why The Bailout Is A Scam and Caused By Lenders | Dakota Democrat Americans could likely purchase every single house in foreclosure for $700 billion
WaMu’s odd subprime timing - Mortgage Insider - OCRegister.com (WaMu doubled down on the shitpile)
Think Progress » Did Gingrich Give Marching Orders To House GOP To Vote Against Bailout? (yes)
Ben Smith's Blog: Hugo of Arabia? - Politico.com (McSenile)
Could bailout's pay caps launch Wall Street trend? - Yahoo! News
The Brad Blog : Stay Lifted In '04 Ohio Election Fraud Case, GOP 'Tech Guru' Subpoenaed
The Raw Story | Republican IT consultant subpoenaed in case alleging tampering with 2004 election
Cheney Watch: Halliburton Bribery Investigation Proceeding in UK and US—By Ken Silverstein (Harper's Magazine)
Many Eyes: Word Tree of Barack Obama speaks at Democratic National Convention, 8/28/2008 Visualizations : Word Tree of Barack Obama speaks at Democratic National Convention, 8/28/2008
Obama Sites Generate 6x More Traffic than McCain's - MarketingVOX
Crooks and Liars » The Pelosi speech that made House Republicans cry
Republican party was secretly opposing bailout bill BEFORE Pelosi spoke
Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog - Death by plastic?
Talking Points Memo | Bailout Burnout
cab drollery: Brain Freeze By anti-intellectualism, I mean especially an aggressively anti-scientific perspective, backed by disdain for those who adhere to science and evidence
Media Matters - CNN's Foreman falsely claimed McCain "has always said" private accounts "should be in addition to" Social Security
McCain's Odds Crash Along With Stock Market
Analysis: With bailout, McCain reaches dead end
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCain Denies Blaming Obama And Democrats For Bailout Collapse
Underplayed Stories of the Day - Swampland - Time (pundits want O to keep GOP daddies on board)
New Urgency Over McCain Medical Questions As Election Nears (cable news says subject offlimits)
Analysis: McCain hits political dead end - International Herald Tribune
The Rescue Package Will Delay Recovery - Frank Shostak - Mises Institute
Commentary: Bankruptcy, not bailout, is the right answer - CNN.com
Blacksville #2 Mine Idle After 440 Workers Stay Home - WBOY.com (bosses let NRA in to slime Obama)
Lawyers, Guns and Money: Don't know much about history (dim-bulb Sarah)
slacktivist: She doesn't care
Blue Tidal Wave, American Political News and Opinion Blog Couric Hides Embarrassing Palin Tape in Exchange for Exclusive Interviews (ooh, blackmail)
Former secretary of state says Palin lacks VP qualifications - Openers - cleveland.com
Raw Replay - Revisiting History - Maher: McCain, Obama ‘lying’ about their religious faith ("They stuff it into your head before you’re old enough to fight back.”" "This is a skin I truly believe that we need to shed if mankind is going to go forward.”")
Michael Moore Dares to Ask: What's So Heroic About Being Shot Down While Bombing Innocent Civilians? | War on Iraq | AlterNet
I Spent Years as a POW with John McCain, and His Finger Should Not Be Near the Red Button | Election 2008 | AlterNet
Daily Kos: "It's split" (watch it, it's short)
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Bloomberg.com: Fed Pumps Further $630 Billion Into Financial System
Crooks and Liars » Bush Sidesteps Congress? $630 Billion To Be Pumped Into Economy Despite House Bailout Rejection
House Republicans Destroyed $1.1 trillion in wealth today
TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | Why Bail? The Banks Have a Gun Pointed at Their Head and Are Threatening to Pull the Trigger
Dow posts worst-ever point decline - Stocks & economy- msnbc.com Disappointment over failure of House vote on financial rescue package
House rejects bailout plan - David Rogers - Politico.com (Repubs pull the football away)
Bailout Package Fails As Dow Plunges
Talking Points Memo | Comic Relief House GOPers had decided to put party over country
McCain takes credit for bill before it loses - Mike Allen - Politico.com
Breitbart.tv » Pelosi Attacks Bush, Praises Clinton Surplus Prior to Vote on Bailout
$1 Quadrillion of Unregulated Debt At Core of Coming Derivatives Crisis (Republican house of cards collapsing)
Citigroup to buy Wachovia banking operations | AP | 09/29/2008
BoA to close credit cards for approximately 60% of customers? - iTulip.com Forums
Op-Ed Columnist - The 3 A.M. Call - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Big European bank, Fortis, fails - Sep. 28, 2008
America's No. 1 Export: Debt - TIME (American consumer economy must die)
MyProps.org - wachovia - Search Results: Sort By Date (Cramer: buy Wachovia: another idiot)
MichaelMoore.com : The Rich Are Staging a Coup This Morning ...a message from Michael Moore
Why the Bailout Sells America Short
RGE - Is Purchasing $700 billion of Toxic Assets the Best Way to Recapitalize the Financial System? No! It is Rather a Disgrace and Rip-Off Benefitting only the Shareholders and Unsecured Creditors of Banks
IMF: Systemic Banking Crises: A New Database
Economist's View: The Great Depression
The Economic Consequences of Mr. Bush: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com (2007)
Our Republic: DOJ: Rove, Miers Behind U.S. Attorney Firings
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Prosecutor Named In U.S. Attorney Firing Probe
When Judges Make Foreign Policy - United States Supreme Court - NYTimes.com
Think Progress » McCain disregards Petraeus’ advice, hits Obama for not using the word ‘victory.’
Chris Matthews: It's McCain's fault bailout bill failed
McCain blames Obama for bailout defeat - Politico Staff - Politico.com
For McCain, Days of Chaos, Improvisation and Drama - washingtonpost.com
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | With Bailout Package Failure, Is McCain's Campaign Suspension Stunt Backfiring?
Oh, the Drama! McCain in the Theater of the Absurd - TIME
YouTube - Joe Biden in Detroit
The Two McCain Videos That Obama’s Campaign Should Be Using | dmiessler.com
Palin Needs To Deliver A Game Changing Debate Performance
Daily Kos: Muslim Children Gassed at Dayton Mosque After "Obsession" DVD Hits Ohio
Guess who's not coming to dinner :: rogerebert.com :: News & comment
33 Pastors Flout Tax Law With Political Sermons - washingtonpost.com voting for Sen. Barack Obama would be evidence of "severe moral schizophrenia."
McCain Said To Conceal Facts About POWs Left in Vietnam
TAPPED Archive | The American Prospect Why Mccain Will Use Rev. Wright.
Stanley Fish - Think Again - Opinion - New York Times Blog - George Bush: The Comeback Kid (2006: Fish displays his idiocy)
YouTube - CNN Laughs It Up Over Sarah Palin Interview
Palin Claimed Dinosaurs And People Coexisted
Jonathan Martin's Blog: In reintroduction, Palin to do more interviews and "tell her story" - Politico.com After noting Roe vs. Wade, Palin was apparently unable to discuss any major court cases.
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | CBS To Air More Footage Of Couric Interviewing Palin This Week
Howard Kurtz - 'Substantive' Press Is Taken for a Spin
The Truth About Politicians? It's At Snopes.com -- Courant.com
Short North Koreans . . . and Americans - Well Blog - NYTimes.com (shrinking American worker)
Censorship in Modern Times - Banned Books - TIME
The Oil Drum | Gasoline Shortages: Our Inventory Problem
Invisibility cloaks could take sting out of tsunamis - tech - 29 September 2008 - New Scientist Tech
Cloud computing is a trap, warns GNU founder | Technology | guardian.co.uk
NASA - NASA Mars Lander Sees Falling Snow, Soil Data Suggest Liquid Past
xkcd - A Webcomic - Height
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Gallup Daily: Obama Moves to 50% to 42% Lead
$700B rescue plan finalized; House to vote Monday
Tricky bailout politics - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
RGE - RGE Conference Call on the Economic and Financial Outlook..and why the Treasury TARP bailout is flawed (business as usual w/your money)
YouTube - Interrupting the negotiations to save his campaign
Op-Ed Columnist - McCain’s Suspension Bridge to Nowhere - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Op-Ed Columnist - Impulsive, Impetuous, Impatient - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Hey U.S., welcome to the Third World! - Los Angeles Times It's been a quick slide from economic superpower to economic basket case (mission accomplished)
McCain never bothered showing up for the bailout talks Saturday, but he did have a very swanky dinner with Joe Lieberman
Is This a 'Victory'? - The New York Review of Books (it always is)
Casio watch is terror 'evidence' at Guantanamo U.S. cases against at least 8 detainees cite the timepieces
Diamond and Kashyap on the Recent Financial Upheavals - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog
Sarah Palin's Foreign Policy Follies - TIME "a high-schooler trying to BS her way through a book report,"
Talking Points Memo | "It Would Be Fantastic." (Bristol/Levi marrying week before election: "shut down the race for a week")
YouTube - 27/09/08 - Tina Fey As Sarah Palin: Amy Poehler As Katie Couric SNL Skit
Cartoon Wapo wouldn't run in print - Vapors Howell compares it to Danish cartoons
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How McCain Stirred a Simmering Pot - washingtonpost.com
The Associated Press: AP Investigation: Palin got zoning aid, gifts
For McCain and Team, a Host of Ties to Gambling - NYTimes.com
20080926_Oxford_MS_FirstDebate0344 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!
Peter Hitchens: How China has created a new slave empire in Africa | Mail Online
The Cab Ride I’ll Never Forget | Zen Moments
Men Who Cheat: It's Not About Sex, But Appreciation | Newsweek.com | A new book on why some men stray, and what women can do to stop it.
Earth's Magnetic Field Reversals Illuminated By Lava Flows Study
How Loss of Privacy May Mean Loss of Security: Scientific American
SRWare - Browser
'Chemical equator' dividing globe is found - World environment- msnbc.com 30-mile wide atmospheric line divides polluted north and cleaner south
ISPs: We Swear, We Won't Watch Your Every Move - Networking - IT Channel News by CRN and VARBusiness
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Media Matters - Matthews on Obama's debate performance: "[D]id it surprise you that he was so un-ethnic tonight?" (nonwhite="ethnic")
McCain, Obama fight for title of 'most qualified' - CNN.com
Presidential debate: The claims vs. the facts | ajc.com
Daily Kos: McCain said "horseshit" tonight in debate on live TV
YouTube - McCain's Lack of Eye Contact: A Sign of Contempt?
Mad Dog Palin | Election 2008 | AlterNet
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan | Why Obama Won Big
Round 1 in debates goes to Obama, poll says - CNN.com
Who Won The Debate? Reviews Go To Obama
The Wars of John McCain (bombs-away McCain)
James Fallows (September 27, 2008) - On strategy and tactics (Language)
YouTube - Thank John McCain - Final for TruthandHope.org Broadcast
YouTube - Real Time: New Rules (9/26/08)
The Real News Network - Story - Once in a century rip-off Economist Michael Hudson: The bailout is a giveaway that will cause hyperinflation and dollar collapse
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/27/2008 | Subpoenaed Palin aides could be found in contempt
Enquirer Names Alleged Palin Lover, Bolsters Claim - Politics news | Newser: Know More. Search Less.
Erin Callan: Lucky to get out - Sep. 26, 2008
S.E.C. Concedes Oversight Flaws Fueled Collapse - NYTimes.com ("voluntary regulation" didn't work, OMG)
Media Matters - Ignoring Keating (don't look, don't think)
Sami al-Haj: the banned torture pictures of a journalist in Guantánamo | Andy Worthington (M.D.'s for torture)
International Court of Justice
NEJM -- Military Medical Ethics -- Physician First, Last, Always
NEJM -- The Ethics of Interrogation -- The U.S. Military's Ongoing Use of Psychiatrists
New Lobbying Group Calls for Internet Filtering | Threat Level from Wired.com
FLOW
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FOXNews.com - President Bush's Approval Rating - Polls | AP Polls | Gallup Poll (26%, lowest ever for Fox)
RealClearPolitics - Electoral Map
What Did Bush Tell Gonzales? Gonzales is now saying that George Bush personally directed him to make that hospital visit.
National Review asks: Did WaMu fail because it employed minorities? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (not because their fat-cat leaders fucked up)
Media Matters - NYT 's baseless assertions about Obama & the economy are undermined by its own polling ("in the tank")
Matthew Yglesias » Mike Pence (Republican nutcases on parade)
Wonk Room » House Republican Bailout Plan Would Be Totally Ineffective “breathtakingly hairbrained” (Republikan daddies you can trust)
Calculated Risk: Cliff Diving: Wachovia and National City
Money As Debt
FOXNews.com - WaMu Gives New CEO Mega Payout as Bank Fails - That's right, $20 million for 17 days on the job ... and his company failed.
As economists, we want to express to Congress our great concern for the plan proposed by Treasury Secretary Paulson to deal with the financial crisis.
Wall Street to GOP: Drop Dead - Capital Commerce (usnews.com)
The Daily Show Full Episode | Tuesday Sep 23 2008 | Comedy Central |
Clusterf#@k to the Poor House - Dive of Death | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Daily Kos: McCain's Mental Problems
Green Party of Monroe County: Ten Ways the McCain/Palin GOP Is Now Stealing the Ohio Vote
Balloon Juice: Sell Alaska back to Russia for $700 billion. Win, win.
Palin Problem by Kathleen Parker on National Review Online She’s out of her league
Palin In A Bikini. For Real.
Report: McCain Aides Complain That Palin Is "Clueless" (not to mention dumb as a rock)
Editorial Observer - Wasilla Watch - Sarah Palin and the Rape Kits - Editorial - NYTimes.com
Palin's preacher: Jews control the economy, that's causing all the corruption, and we need to have Christians take over business and banking
Palin Accepted $25,000 in Gifts, Alaska Records Show - washingtonpost.com
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YouTube - John McCain's Wandering Eyes
Sarah Palin's Retrograde Gender Politics | The American Prospect
Point/Counterpoint: Gov. Palin Has No Experience vs. Please Keep Your Voice Down, My Poor Retarded Child Is Sleeping | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
Little Green Footballs - Video: Couric vs. Palin (read the comments and weep)
YouTube - Sarah 'Miss Teen USA' Palin
YouTube - Sarah Palin channels the South Carolina beauty queen
Wonkette: The D.C. Gossip » Blog Archive » Couric/Palin Sexterview Part III: OMG You Are So Awful We Want To Die
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The last days of David Foster Wallace | Salon Books
Warren Buffett opens up about his love life in 'The Snowball'
Cell phones, cancer debated Pitt official asks House subcommittee to keep close eye on emerging research
YouTube - Maori Haka
TV ad | Hovis
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The conservative bailout solution - How the World Works - Salon.com
JPMorgan to buy Wamu deposits: report - Yahoo! News
Think Progress » Sanders Schools Kudlow: ‘You’ve Become A Socialist — Your Version Of Socialism Is To Bail Out The Rich’
No bailout agreement after White House meeting - CNN.com
Lawmakers Agree on Outline of Bailout - NYTimes.com
China banks told to halt lending to US banks-SCMP | Markets | Markets News | Reuters
Save the world? Hank just didn't have a clue | Anatole Kaletsky - Times Online The staggering incompetence of the US Treasury Secretary is now acknowledged - and is a disaster for George Bush
Banks Will Need Another $500 Billion: Gross - CNBC.com (all your money are belong to us: now 1.2 TRILLION) )
Richest Americans See Income Share Grow - MarketWatch
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Condi Admits White House Role in CIA Interrogation Talks
Editorial - Absence of Leadership - Editorial - NYTimes.com
Democrats claim Wall St. bailout breakthrough | U.S. | Reuters
MyProps.org - Soros: Paulson cannot be allowed a blank check - Housing Bubble and Bear Links
Michael Tomasky: McCain desperately wants to change the subject | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk A move so unserious, contemptible and cynical that it's hard to imagine how they even thought of it
McCain Camp Wants To Postpone VP Debate
Political Punch Barney Frank: White House "Photo Op" Designed to Help McCain
McCain's Financial Crisis Timeline
Washington Wire - WSJ.com : WSJ/NBC Poll: Voters Doubt Palin’s Qualifications to Be President while 40% said she is qualified to be president (yes, 40%)
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCain: Bailout Deal Won't Pass Could it be that the fate of civilization as we know it doesn't hinge entirely on McCain's heroic return to D.C.? (pathetic old man)
A Frightened President Tries to Scare American Public on Bailout | | AlterNet
State rep seeks witness-tampering probe in Palin inquiry - CNN.com
FT.com / World / US & Canada - House clears $25bn for carmakers
Are You Fucking Kidding Me?!???! : Rolling Stone : “We just wanted to choose a really large number.”
Initial jobless claims soar - Sep. 25, 2008
Cost of the bailout (in perspective) - First Read - msnbc.com
A sneaking suspicion - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
Calculated Risk: August New Home Sales: Lowest August Since 1982
YouTube - NBC: McCain Suspended Campaign Due To Slipping Poll Numbers, NOT Economic Crisis!
Booman Tribune ~ A Progressive Community The Big Bailout
Open Left:: Pelosi: There's a Deal, Boenher: No Deal Pelosi: There's a Deal, Boenher: No Deal (on, off, on, off)
TheHill.com - McCain has not sponsored a banking bill this Congress (McAWOL sits on his secrit plan)
Irvine Housing Blog - Generation Pwned (HELOC abuse rampant)
Bailout Could Deepen Crisis, CBO Chief Says - washingtonpost.com Asset Sales May Lead to Write-Downs, Insolvencies, Orszag Tells Congress
Op-Ed Contributor - The Crisis Last Time - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Sen. John McCain [R-AZ] - Voting Record - GovTrack.us (most absent Senator)
Stats: Harvard MBAs the most toxic investment on Wall Street (gave us Bush, gave us financial meltdown)
McCain stands up David Letterman - Los Angeles Times
Hit & Run > Stop Me if You Think That You've Heard This One Before - Reason Magazine
Campbell Brown Holds Paulson, Bush Accountable For Crisis: "Seriously, What Were You Thinking?"
Open Left:: Al Gore Should Start Leading
DebateTheRace08.com: Sarah Palin Speaking In Tongues To Katie Couric Tonight, Was She Thinking No One Would Notice?(Video)
Bush Defends Veto of Health Care Bill - New York Times (2007)
07cf533ddb1d06350cf1ddb5942ef5ad.jpg (JPEG Image, 2448x1584 pixels) - What Part of Legal Immigration Don't You Understand (flowchart)
RIAA loses $222K verdict against Jammy Thomas | ZDNet.com
Does ideology trump facts? Studies say it often does
Eurozine - Manual for postmodern childrearing - Athena Farrokhzad, Tova Gerge
Exclusive: The methane time bomb - Climate Change, Environment - The Independent
Methane release off Siberian coast prompts concern over runaway climate change | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Neal Stephenson, "Anathem" | Salon Books
Rudy’s Blog » Blog Archive » Anathem
Neal Stephenson Breaks Down Anathem's 'Bulshytt' | The Underwire from Wired.com
Neal Stephenson :"Anathem : Acknowledgements
Anathem Wiki
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Obama rejects McCain call to delay debate - John McCain News- msnbc.com Republican plans to return to Washington to help deal with credit crisis (and the dog ate his homework)
Political Radar: McCain: Scrap Friday Debate for Bailout; Obama: The Debate is On
Obama Rebuffs McCain on Debate Delay - NYTimes.com “It’s the longest Hail Mary pass in the history of either football or Marys,” Mr. Frank told a group of reporters
Republican presidential nominee Arizona Senator John McCain ... - Yahoo! News Photos (see anything strange?)
This is why McCain canceled the debates. Watch Sarah Palin on CBS tonight. Utter disaster.
It's Judgment Day for McCain - WSJ.com
YouTube - Oct. 1st Military starts Martial Law Mission
Brigade homeland tours start Oct. 1 - Army News - Helping ‘people at home’ may become a permanent part of the active Army
Daily Kos: Goodbye Posse Comitatus: Army Begins Permanent "Dwell Time" Missions Oct 1
Civil Liberties Examiner: Army to station active-duty unit in the U.S. for 'crowd control' Army to station active-duty unit in the U.S. for 'crowd control'
Why is a U.S. Army brigade being assigned to the "Homeland"? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Warning! A police state is coming fast, Naomi Wolf cautions | StarNewsOnline.com | Star-News | Wilmington, NC
Spies Warn That Al Qaeda Aims for October Surprise - September 22, 2008 - The New York Sun
Truth or Terrorism? The Real Story Behind Five Years of High Alerts : Rolling Stone
t r u t h o u t | RFK Jr., Mike Papantonio: "Is Your Vote Safe?"
Forecast: U.S. dollar could plunge 90 pct - UPI.com - "We are going to see economic times the likes of which no living person has seen"
Matthew Yglesias » A Real Answer Needed (knee-capping the next Administration)
McCain Aide’s Firm Was Paid by Freddie Mac - NYTimes.com
Michael Tomasky: Bye-bye, Rick Davis? | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk the biggest political story of the campaign.
Liar's Poker Why McCain just can't tell the truth
The Page - by Mark Halperin - Time - McCranky)
Election Forecast: Obama ahead by 66 | Hubdub
Firedoglake » How the Financial Meltdown Came To Be: The Crooked Deal’s Collapse
FLASH: Fed Speaking Out Both Sides Of Mouth - The Market Ticker
FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: Intrade Betting is Suspicious
YouTube - Joe Scarborough: "John Mccain Is In Trouble"
Americans reluctant to fund bailout, poll finds - Los Angeles Times
James P. Rubin: The Politics of War: McCain's Disastrous "Diplomacy Doctrine"
Will the Real John McCain Please Stand Up? (June, 2008)
I ghost-wrote letters to the editor for the McCain campaign | Salon News
PageOneQ | Republican source: Lesbian rumors ruined Condoleezza Rice's VP chances
Warren Buffett Reveals Bailout's Dirty Little Secret Henry Blodget
AIG 'nationalized' as insurer signs up for $85 billion Fed loan - MarketWatch Insurer effectively 'nationalized' after failing to raise capital in private market
St. Petersburg Times | FBI investigating companies at heart of meltdown
Jared Bernstein: Watching History Unfold - the sound of decades of conservative ideology collapsing (Bush's ownership society: you own tons of toxic dept)
YouTube - Defazio "We shouldn't be rushed into this!"
How Sweden Solved Its Bank Crisis - NYTimes.com
CNN.com - Bin Laden: Goal is to bankrupt U.S. - Nov 1, 2004 (terrorist won, game over)
naked capitalism: Banking Expert: Bailout Not Necessary, Industry Can Take Losses
Sen. Bernie Sanders: America's Wealthy Should Pay For Bush's Bailout | PEEK | AlterNet
Progressive Alaska: Saradise Lost - Chapter Eighty-Five - Palin Popularity Goes Polar in Alaska
NBC/WSJ poll: Doubts about Palin - First Read - msnbc.com Forty-nine percent say that Palin is unqualified to be president (but 40% think she is)
Our Republic: Campbell Brown: Let Palin Answer Questions
McCain-Palin team forced to rethink media freeze-out | theage.com.au - No Talk Express
The Witch Hunter Anoints Sarah Palin -
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan The Twelve Lies Of Sarah Palin
ABC News: Will the Real Sarah Palin Please Stand Up?
McCain: The Mavericking Maverick Mavericks More
Flickr Photo Download: How come he gets horsies?
March 2003: Zelikow and 9/11 Commission Consultant Complete Outline of Final Report before Staff Start Writing It
good evening: Pretty Chilling
globeandmail.com: U.S. frees Afghan fixer after 10-month detention he describes as 'hell' "the Canadian reporter."
Hullabaloo: Drudge Report is a right wing oppo laundering site. It always has been (rules their world)
US Homeland Security FAST Becoming Thought Police | Mark's Technology News
Three Years Later: Pyrex Dishes Still Go Boom Government safety agency mum, company blames victims for cuts, burns
YouTube - Paranoia mix
iTWire - Google Chrome: not faster, safer or smaller after all
Micro Persuasion: Make Magic with Metadata in Gmail
Dispatches from the Culture Wars: Kentucky Wants to Ban Online Gambling
Analyzing Malicious SSH Login Attempts
092308
Think Progress » EXCLUSIVE: Maliki Suggests Bush Pushed To Extend U.S. Presence In Iraq To Help McCain
Image - Islamabad Hotel Bombing Why do so many Pakistanis believe that Americans blew up the Marriot?
George F. Will - McCain Loses His Head - washingtonpost.com
Troopergate is all about getting even, not justice: Opinion | adn.com
ABC News: McCain Gaffes Could Undercut Message on Economy, Foreign Affairs Presidential Candidate's Misstatements Threaten to Derail Campaign Message
Abstract of the Day, Ponzi Scheme Edition - Finance Blog - Felix Salmon - Market Movers - Portfolio.com
Bernanke: Recession more likely without bailout
Obama: The Price of Being Black - The New York Review of Books
The Raw Story | Court orders release of Pentagon prisoner abuse pics
Fail
Democracy Now! | Sen. Bernie Sanders, Robert Scheer and Dean Baker on the Proposed $700 Billion Bailout of Wall Street, the Largest Government Bailout of Private Industry in US History
The Associated Press: Palin bans reporters from meetings with leaders
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan | The Press vs McCain
Matthew Yglesias » Punitive Measures Ben Bernanke saying that there should be no “punitive measures” for companies that participate in a bailout
YouTube - Let's Play "WALLSTREET BAILOUT" The Rules Are... Rep Kapture
David Brooks thinks he sees a "new establishment" to run economic policy - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (looking for his Republican daddies)
Washingtonpost.com Special Report: Clinton Accused (Sally Quinn on Lewinsky: 1998: how the Village thinks)
Think Progress » Paulson: I Didn’t Suggest Oversight In The Bailout Plan Because That Would Be ‘Presumptuous’ (liar)
Talking Points Memo | Pigs at the Trough (Fratto: liar)
Open Left:: There Is No Crisis-Summary
What Nobody's Saying: The Bailout Will Kill the Dollar | AfterDowningStreet.org
Berkshire Hathaway to Invest $5 Billion in Goldman Sachs - MarketWatch
House GOP rises up against Cheney - Daniel W. Reilly and Patrick O'Connor - Politico.com
Herbert: Op-Ed Columnist - A Second Opinion? - NYTimes.com
Getting real and letting the cat out of the bag - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - Taxpayers lose any chance of being made whole
Financial lobbyists urge speed on bailout - Stocks & economy- msnbc.com (hurry up)
The 50 Richest Members of Congress - Roll Call
The Crypt: Yours Faithfully Minister of Treasury Paulson - Politico.com
GOP support for CEO pay is sticking point on bailout. Make them vote for it publicly.
Blue Tidal Wave, American Political News and Opinion Blog
Here to Stay, 14,000 Strong, and Armed With Non-Lethal Weapons - America, Meet Your New Local Military | I Love Bonnie.net
Impeach Bush For Peace » Bushies to keep secret 'grim' Afghanistan report quiet until after election
Barack Obama: Reforming Washington - Barack Obama | News from Presidential Candidates, the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the White House
6 Brainwashing Techniques They're Using On You Right Now | Cracked.com
EPA won't limit rocket fuel in U.S. drinking water - USATODAY.com
Van Gogh and the Colors of the Night - The New York Post
Schneier on Security: The Two Classes of Airport Contraband
Adobe Unveils Creative Suite 4 Apps || The Mac Observer
Chrome antics: did Google reverse-engineer Windows?: Page 1
Microsoft's Plot to Kill QuickTime
092208
Calculated Risk: CNBC: No Deal Reached on Paulson Plan (just give us the money)
CNN Political Ticker: GOP takes brunt of blame for economy, Obama gains (24% of country thinks Dems caused financial meltdown)
Rasmussen Reports™: The most comprehensive public opinion coverage ever provided for a presidential election.
Business - Wall Street comes full circle after Depression-era breakup - INQUIRER.net
Daily Kos: Bush-Pelosi bailout plan (Repubs vote no, run against Dem bailout - "bottomless crack pipe")
Daily Kos: Your Abbreviated Pundit Round-up
RGE - The Shadow Banking System is Unravelling: Roubini Column in the Financial Times. Such demise confirmed by Morgan and Goldman now being converted into banks
Think Progress » New poll: Zero percent of Americans think national economy is improving (zero?)
Op-Ed Columnist - Cash for Trash - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Calculated Risk: Paulson Plan: Questions for Congress to Ask
The Crypt: Dodd bill more aggressive than Treasury plan - Politico.com
A Sense of Resentment Amid the 'For Sale' Signs
Hullabaloo - God Himself couldn't have given rank-and-file Republicans a better opportunity to create political space between themselves and the Administration.
Calculated Risk: Report: Paulson Agrees on Equity Stake
BuyMyShitPile.com: Hey Washington, can you buy my bad investments too?
Open Left:: Statements from Grayson, Darcy, Steve Cohen, Zeitz, Al Franken, Jeff Merkley, and More
Open Left:: An Anonymous Lawmaker Diagrams the High Stakes Chicken in the House
Loan Titans Paid McCain Adviser Nearly $2 Million - NYTimes.com
Dirty Secret Of The Bailout: Thirty-Two Words That None Dare Utter
Kuttner: Paulson's Folly | The American Prospect
Bush Pushes To Pass Bailout Package.... Dems Say Not So Fast - Leahy: "if we learned anything from right after 9/11, it's that the biggest mistake is to pass anything they ask for just because it's an emergency,"
Press TV - Report confirms Israel's nuclear arsenal The Sunday Times has revealed that an Israeli factory beneath the Negev desert is manufacturing thermo-nuclear weapons for atomic bombs.
Republicans Allege McCain Covered Up His Collaboration with the North Vietnamese While a POW | Election 2008 | AlterNet
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCain Campaign Slams New York Times: Not A Journalistic Organization "By Any Standard" (McHissyfit)
Sam Harris on Sarah Palin and Elitism | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com
Associated Press | Obama campaign staff pulling out of ND (hopelessly stupid State)
Matthew Yglesias » Won’t Get Fooled Again
McCain camp criticism rife with errors - Ben Smith - Politico.com But the call was so rife with simple, often inexplicable misstatements of fact that it may have had the opposite effect ...
Image: Driving Mr McCain: comparison of vehicles and homes of McCain and Obama
If Democrats were Republicans, they would totally run this ad - 236.com - Video
'Obey' Street Artist Churns Out 'Hope' for Obama | The Underwire from Wired.com
WhiteWalls SF : Shepard Fairey: The Duality of Humanity
Obey Plagiarist Shepard Fairey
OBAMA - Obey Giant
'Friendly' bacteria protect against type 1 diabetes, Yale researchers find
The Nerfherder, by Rob Domanski (deletion of deletion info at Wikipedia)
How you can help to save some cherished words from oblivion - Times Online
nsf.gov - National Science Foundation (NSF) News - Some Political Views May be Related to Physiology - US National Science Foundation (NSF)
The Politics of Fear -- Holden 2008 (918): 2 -- ScienceNOW (Republicans are scaredy-cats)
Psychology voting | Salon My candidate, myself (facts ignored)
Lean Left: Why People Vote Republican
YouTube - THE TORTURER aka Force Drift - The Film That Will Put BUSH Behind Bars!!!
FOUND: Artifacts From the Future
Top 25 Censored Stories for 2009 | Project Censored
BBC NEWS | Health | 'Don't dismiss people with diabetes as fat'
DIPEx Home: Patient Experieces of health and illness, cancer, heart disease, screening
Stonehenge birthdate discovered by archaeologists - Telegraph
8 hacks to make Firefox ridiculously fast | News | TechRadar UK
092108
Pressure Builds at Morgan Stanley, Goldman - CNBC.com
Open Left:: Yes, There Are Deeply Angry Democratic Members of Congress
naked capitalism: Why You Should Hate the Treasury Bailout Proposal
Why Paulson is wrong: Saving capitalism from the capitalists | vox - Paulson RTC ... creating a charitable institution that provides welfare to the rich – at the taxpayers’ expense
Fury at $2.5bn Lehman bonus - Times Online
The Mother Of All Frauds - The Market Ticker
Balkinization Bush Administration: Give Us More Unreviewable Power; We Did So Well The Last Time We Asked
Matthew Yglesias » Hurry! Hurry! If you can’t trust George W. Bush with an unlimited grant of authority then who can you trust?
Thinking the bailout through - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog an enormously expensive plan that doesn’t seem to address the real problem.
No deal - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog
News Analysis - A Bailout Plan, but Will It All Work? - News Analysis - NYTimes.com
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Treasury Seeks Asset-Buying Power Unchecked by Courts
Sebastian Mallaby - A Bad Bank Rescue - washingtonpost.com
The Wall Street Bailout Plan, Explained - Question - NYTimes.com
Obama: No Blank Check on Bailout - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com
Calculated Risk: NY Times Makes a Funny
Dems on bailout: Include homeowners - David Rogers - Politico.com (Paulson refuses to cut big compensation packages for failed execs)
HousingPANIC - The end of America as you knew it is at hand. It was a good 232 year run. But it is about to be stolen in the night. The Patriot Act of Finance
BBC NEWS | Business | Buffett warns on investment 'time bomb'
Financial crisis: Default by the US government is no longer unthinkable - Telegraph
Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bloomberg.com: Opinion Sue Them, Jail Them, Make Them Pay for Meltdown: Ann Woolner
ABC News: Foreign Firms to Be Included in Bailout
A choice of Tweedledum or Tweedledumber | Andrew Sullivan - Times Online The US economy is in crisis but neither presidential candidate has a credible solution
YouTube - President Reagan - Government is the problem
USATODAY.com - Greenspan says ARMs might be better deal Posted 2/23/2004
Open Left:: Ethnic Cleansing Decreased the Violence, Not the Surge
What surge? In Baghdad, they just turned out the lights and left | Countdown to Crawford | Los Angeles Times
‘Einstein’ replaces ‘Big Brother’ in Internet surveillance
Judge To Cheney: Don't Destroy Your Records (Cheney to judge: FU)
Gallup Daily: Obama 50%, McCain 44%
Real Time with Bill Maher: Free Levi!
Enterprise Security Today | Suspect Nabbed in Palin E-mail Hack
Army of Dude: A Veteran's Case Against John McCain
YouTube - ABC Panel Tears Into McCain
Jesse Ventura Slams “911 Conspiracy Debunkers”, - 12.160 MHz
Venice architecture biennale is like nerds talking about sex
Online Literacy Is a Lesser Kind - ChronicleReview.com Slow reading counterbalances Web skimming
Sue Blackmore: Can human consciousness survive without a brain? | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk | Back from the grave
DNA indicates humans in N. America 14,300 years ago - The Boston Globe Remains found in ancient dump in Oregon cave
Move Over Ethanol - Sugar Into Gasoline Is Cheaper And Easier, Say Researchers | Scientific Blogging
Interstellar Space Molecules That Help Form Basic Life Structures Identified
Psychology Group Changes Policy on Interrogations - September 18, 2008 - The New York Sun
2008 APA Petition Resolution Ballot (against Torture) | 2008 APA Petition Resolution Ballot (pro Torture)
092008
The Party's Over - Yahoo! News
Rescue plan seeks $700B to buy bad mortgages: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance - Bush would raise the statutory limit on the national debt from $10.6 trillion to $11.3 trillion t
Paulson Bailout Plan a Historic Swindle (what did you expect?)
$700 Billion Is Sought for Wall Street in Massive Bailout - NYTimes.com
Congressional Leaders Stunned by Warnings - NYTimes.com (dumb)
The complete (though ever-changing) elite consensus over the financial collapse - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
The corporate financiers are wrong | Salon Would they please shut up about the wonders of an unfettered free market?
Talking Points Memo | Innovative Products (McBullshit)
Banking crisis: Merrill Lynch top brass set to share $200m | Business | guardian.co.uk
Uneasy feelings - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog (the illusion of a liquidity crisis)
McCain on banking and health - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog (make healthcare like Wallstreet!)
Economist's View: Recapitalization
Calculated Risk: Bailout Proposal
Eschaton 0 To $1 Trillion In 4 days Flat
Political Memo - Dazed Capital Feels Its Way, Eyes on Election - NYTimes.com
YouTube - Rachel Maddow: John McCain's Bad Week
Open Left:: Charges Dropped Against Democracy Now Journalists
PressThink: Retreat from Empiricism: On Ron Suskind's Scoop (2006)
MediaShift Idea Lab . Can the Political Press Self-Correct? Spinewatch Hopes it Can | PBS
Media Matters - After cropping Michelle Obama's "cute" comment, MSNBC's Gregory baselessly asserted: "She was talking about Governor Palin" (flaming liar)
CBS got Emmy for edited war propaganda
FoxNews commentator Bill O'Reilly's website hacked • The Register
YouTube - US Interrogator: "You have THREE minutes to live"
Conservatives Scare More Easily Than Liberals, Say Scientists | Wired Science from Wired.com
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - The media's counterproductive focus on negative campaigning
MEMRI is not a Non-Partisan Propaganda Organization - Super Zoop (neocon Zionist front)
Driving While Texting Worse Than Drinking, Drugs - Asylum
Daily Kos: Palin lies on Troopergate exposed (Updated)
Daily Kos: I worked for Sarah Palin
Palin Disputed In Troopergate Probe, Document Reveals Trip To Washington Supposedly Unauthorized Was Approved By Her Office - CBS News
PC World - Business Center: New Twists and Turns in Palin E-Mail Hack
YouTube - Sarah Palin is a Religious Nutcase 2 Demons in the South
YouTube - Barack Obama, Women for Change, Miami, FL
YouTube - In Charge - The Role of Inconvenience in Designing Social Systems
091908
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/19/2008 | Will latest bailout plan work? No one actually knows
Radical rescue: Hundreds of billions for bailout: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
Vast Bailout by U.S. Proposed in Bid to Stem Financial Crisis - NYTimes.com
Seeing the Forest: Shock Doctrine Bailout: Taxpayers To Cover Debts Of Wall Street Zillionaires
Government planning a new bailout - Sep. 18, 2008
Talking Points Memo | Paulson says bold approach needed to end crisis
Beat the Press Archive | What Happened to the Committee to Save the World?
TIMEasia.com 02/15/99 (Committee to Save the World: these guys: couldn't follow their own advice)
Calculated Risk: Moody's: Possible Downgrades for Ambac and MBIA
Ben Smith's Blog: Obama: 'Panicked' McCain's solution is 'to blame me for it' - Politico.com
Is the 'Good Life' as America Knows It Over? | Corporate Accountability and WorkPlace | AlterNet
This is the death of the Reagan era | Jay Bookman | ajc.com
James Moore: A Nation of Village Idiots (Phil Gramm, Keating 5) )
Rising prices tip another 75 million towards starvation: FAO - Yahoo! News (no bailout for you, starving baby)
Daily Kos: State of the Nation Urge Congress to Vote Contempt for Karl Rove: Live Blog by Don Siegelman
The Washington Monthly Is it me, or has John McCain's message become completely incoherent this week?
Matthew Yglesias » The Opportunity (billions for fat cats, nothing for you)
Media Matters - Michael Scherer debates Michael Scherer, loses
Open Left:: Top Ten Minor Complaints about Palin by Andrew Sullivan
Sarah Palin said yes, thanks, to a road to nowhere in Alaska - Los Angeles Times
White women, no way / Once pro-Obama, but now swoon for McPalin? Who the hell are you? (Morford)
Off on the Great Schlep - Los Angeles Times Jewish grandkids get an earful in Florida as they try to woo relatives toward Obama.
My Alaska, and Sarah Palin's, deserves better from America. - By Jim Albrecht - Slate Magazine My Alaska, and Sarah Palin's, deserves better from America
Incredible Documentary Footage of Mass Arrest in St. Paul | PEEK | AlterNet
Report: Voting problems in several swing states - CNN.com
The Bush/McCain/Palin contempt for subpoenas and the rule of law - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Biden links tax on wealthy to patriotism - The Boston Globe
Anonymous: Bill O'Reilly's next... // Current (don't fuck with the /b/'tards)
Flickr: jennikwade's Photostream : Bolivar Peninsula after Ike | Picasa Web Albums - heather - MadNonnie.com - Crystal Beach 1 - 091808
Welcome to Common Ties : Your Daily Diversion
091808
Calculated Risk: Report: Morgan Stanley CEO: 'Need a Partner or Not Going to Make it'
Business Feed Article | Business | guardian.co.uk
China threatens 'nuclear option' of dollar sales
The Potential End Of America's Government - The Market Ticker
Central banks join forces over credit squeeze - CNN.com
The Big Picture | How SEC Regulatory Exemptions Helped Lead to Collapse - Is Financial Innovation just another word for excessive and reckless leverage? (yes: exemptions granted to 5 firms, 3 of which are dead)
How the Federal Reserve Created the US Recession video and other Economy videos at 5min
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Morgan Stanley Said to Be in Talks With China's CIC
Op-Ed Columnist - Need a Job? $17,000 an Hour. No Success Required. - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Labour costs | You're fired | The Economist | What it costs to sack a worker (nothing in U.S)
Darkest day for Scottish banking as the Bank of Scotland faces its end - Scotsman.com News
Lehman Brothers: The 10 Biggest Chapter 11 Bankruptcies In US History
FT.com / In depth - FSA bans short-selling financial stocks
Clinton, Republicans agree to deregulation of US financial system By Martin McLaughlin 1 November 1999 (no one could have predicted ...)
BBC NEWS | Americas | Rice criticises 'isolated' Russia Ms Rice acknowledged that Georgia had fired the first shots in the breakaway region of South Ossetia.
TSA: Transportation Security Operations Center Re-Named Freedom Center
Maybe America is only 37 percent stupid « The Church of the Apocalyptic Kiwi
EU gambling firms see WTO case coming against U.S | Technology | Internet | Reuters
BBC NEWS | South Asia | India drug firm turns to Giuliani (seriously, check out the photo they used)
How the GOP Wired Ohio's 2004 Vote Count for Bush to Win | | AlterNet
EFF to sue Bush, Cheney, NSA and others over telecom spying | NetworkWorld.com Community (how about Pelosi?)
After vows to respect sovereignty, U.S. strikes in Pakistan - Yahoo! News
rosie.com » r blog » WR (9/11)
Gallup Daily: Obama 48%, McCain 44%
Palin excitement levels off as Democrats regain lead - CNN.com
The Big Whisper: What's Up With John McCain? - "He has defaced his beloved military code of honor. He has run a dirty campaign."
John McCain and the Lying Game - TIME
Cafe Talk | Talking Points Memo | How Racism Works
Matthew Yglesias » Commanding Heights II Who knew the “Washington Consensus” would die in Washington, DC under a Republican President in a mad fit of bailouts and nationalizations?
The Washington Monthly Drew Joins The Enough Club
The Washington Monthly Obama Takes On Mccain On Choice
YouTube - Chris Matthews Ridicules Entire GOP! pt2
MotherJones Blog: McCain Attacks Wall Street Greed—While 83 Wall Street Lobbyists Work for His Campaign
Media Matters - Dodgy Journalism: Time's Michael Scherer debates strawman, loses
What does Sarah Palin have to hide in her Yahoo e-mails? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
AP Refuses To Comply With Secret Service Request On Sarah Palin's Hacked E-Mails
Crooks and Liars » Epic Fail: Palin can’t answer softball question about national security experience at first town hall meeting
John McCain just forget where Spain was. Seriously, not kidding.
Did McCain Diss Spain? - TIME
Talking Points Memo | What They're Saying ... the Post's Karen DeYoung isn't buying Randy Scheunemann's line that McCain wasn't confused - ""reckless promises to meet America's adversaries"
John McCain Gets Confused About Spain, but His Advisers Get Dumb - Robert Schlesinger (usnews.com)
Insertion of millions of Obsession DVDs in swing-state newspapers appears to aid McCain campaign
Erik Ose: Pro-McCain Group Dumping 28 Million Terror Scare DVDs in Swing States
Why is libertarianism wrong?
YouTube - Lopez Murphy for president - Truth (Upside - Down)
Experimental Mail Server Analyzer Online : DoxPara Research
Alice Experiment: Welcome to ALICE Portal
NBA's 60 Greatest Playoff Moments
Water Flowed on Mars Longer than Thought - US News and World Report Mars may have been wet for a billion years longer than scientists previously thought,
091708
The Raw Story | Attack on US embassy in Yemen leaves 16 dead
China paper urges new currency order after financial tsunami | Reuters
Is the U.S. Going Broke? - Forbes.com
Bush suddenly scraps comments on financial markets - San Jose Mercury News
Calculated Risk: Fed: AIG Deal Done U.S. government will receive a 79.9 percent equity interest in AIG
Stocks sink after government bailout of AIG - Yahoo! News
Wall St. CEO Poker Tourney Diamond Trumps Fuld Thain Suckers Lewis: Tech Ticker, Yahoo! Finance
cryptogon.com » Archives » RUSSIAN STOCK MARKET CRASHES, CLOSES
Talking Points Memo | Level the Playing Field
Video: Larry Elliott's guide to the financial crisis after the Lehman Brothers liquidation | Business | guardian.co.uk
Federal bank insurance fund dwindling - Yahoo! News (FDIC near bankruptcy)
Washington Mutual Begins Efforts to Sell Itself - Mergers, Acquisitions, Venture Capital, Hedge Funds -- DealBook - New York Times
Pelosi orders wide Wall Street probe - Mike Allen - Politico.com
UC Computer Scientists Release Video on How to Hack a Sequoia Touch-Screen Voting Machine (in 2 seconds)
The Power of Political Misinformation (why you can't argue with a wingnut)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Russian Emergency Funding Fails to Halt Stock Rout
McCain Embraces Regulation After Many Years of Opposition
Alex Jones' Infowars: Key Witness to WTC 7 Explosions Dead at 53
Kucinich: U.S. Must Stop Abusing Ally Pakistan | AfterDowningStreet.org
Offshore Drilling: Two-Tenths of 1c Price Reduction in 18 Years (Drill, Baby)
Poll: McCain, Obama virtually tied in battleground states - CNN.com
Think Progress » McCain Described The Economy’s Fundamentals As ‘Strong’ At Least 18 Times In 2008
The Associated Press: McCain has 2 faces: Washington in- and outsider
Obama airs unusual economy ad - Mike Allen - Politico.com
Dakota Yet Another Reason to Vote for Obama
The Associated Press: Hackers claim break-in to Palin's e-mail account
pastebin - Anon hacks Palins secret Yahoo email account
Palin's private e-mail hacked, posted to 'Net | NetworkWorld.com Community
Sarah Palin Emails: Sarah Palin's Personal Emails
Palin comes under fire for using Yahoo e-mail for state biz
Group Posts E-Mail Hacked From Palin Account | Threat Level from Wired.com
Think Progress » Martha Stewart: ‘I would feel weird, really weird’ about having a president who can’t use a computer.
Talking Points Memo | Natural Born Liars
Ruth Marcus - True Whoppers - washingtonpost.com
YouTube - Bill Maher on the Rachel Maddow Show: Palin is not ready
Cafferty File: Tell Jack how you really feel Blog Archive - What does it mean when Palin won’t cooperate with legislative investigation? « - Blogs from CNN.com
Palin Spent $50,000 In City Funds To Redecorate Mayor's Office, Ex-Colleague Says
McCain Laboring to Hit Right Note on the Economy - NYTimes.com
MyDD :: He Rules Their World Chris Cillizza and others in the traditional media seem intent to defend their dependence on Drudge
Sarah Palin Thinks Jesus Will Return in Her Lifetime, and That the Earth is Less Than 7,000 Years Old
newsminer.com • Group: Palin's energy claims ‘not even close’ to the truth
The Raw Story | Exposed: McCain team includes 83 Wall Street lobbyists
Les Gara: Round 2 Of McCain Troopergate Stall: Part Karl Rove, Part Laurel & Hardy
Crooks and Liars » CNN Demolishes Every McCain Campaign Lie
to Alaska AG Says None Will Testify in Troopergate Probe. « Mudflats
Op-Ed Columnist - ‘Barbies for War!’ - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Think Progress » McCain reportedly ‘furious’ with Fiorina, campaign adviser says she will ‘disappear’ from TV (Cara Sneed bites the dust)
Jennifer Donahue: Keating 5 Survivor John McCain Now Favors Regulating Same Industry He De-Regulated When Lobbied 15 Years Ago
Why Politicians Have to Lie (Thinking Hard about Politics)
Willamette Week | “Señor Smith, Part Dos” | September 17th, 2008 WW finds more evidence Sen. Gordon Smith’s company has employed undocumented workers.
I Spent 16 Years in Jail for a Crime I Didn't Commit. Here's What Should Be Done. | Rights and Liberties | AlterNet
att_history.jpg: History of AT&T (and all the other telecoms)
50 Greatest Charles Barkley Quotes
Vatican: Guess what, Darwin? Evolution is OK - Science- msnbc.com
Edge: The Fourth Quadrant: A Map Of The Limits Of Statistics By Nassim Nicholas Taleb
I don't believe that believers really believe | Jamie Whyte - Times Online
Search Magazine - What Happens to Religion When It Is Biologized? Scientific approaches to describing spiritual life are changing the face of faith.
Debunking Christianity: Prof. Helmut Koester: A Reality Check for Him
Tests of faith | Science | The Guardian
091608
Op-Ed Contributor - Why the Fed Can’t Let A.I.G. Go Under - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com - "an extinction-level event"
AIG's cash hunt in high gear - Sep. 16, 2008
Deal Journal - WSJ.com : The AIG Crisis, By the Numbers
FT.com / In depth - Russia halts trading after 17% share price fall
100 Year Crash: McCain advisor spurred $62 trillion derivatives market that will swamp global markets - BloggingStocks - Phil "Americans are Whiners" Gramm responsible for $62 trillion loss (mission accomplished)
Phil Gramm’s Enron Favor - News - Village Voicepage 1 - Village Voice Watchdog: Senator Pushed End to Oversight for Campaign Contributor
FRB: Testimony, Greenspan -- S. 2697, the Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 -- June 21, 2000 (Al was on board)
GovTrack: House Vote On Passage: H.R. 4541 [106th]: Commodity Futures Modernization Act of 2000 (Mass. Reps all on board)
U.S. Senate: Legislation & Records Home > Votes > Roll Call Vote
Why the U.S. Has Gone Broke   : Information Clearing House - ICH The Pentagon Strangles Our Economy
Rating agencies downgrade AIG, more cuts possible | Markets | Markets News | Reuters
FT.com / In depth - Shocked Lehman staff told to ‘move on’
CREW Sues VP Cheney Over Vice Presidential Records | Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington
Italy: Berlusconi government seeks to rehabilitate fascism
Op-Ed Columnist - McCain’s Radical Agenda - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Obama comes out swinging - How the World Works - Salon.com
Obama says McCain is 'passing the buck' on economy - Yahoo! News
Ben Smith's Blog: Obama dismisses McCain commission as 'stunt' - Politico.com
Obama campaign accuses GOP of planning voter suppression - War Room - Salon.com
Pakistan is the problem. - By Christopher Hitchens - Slate Magazine And Barack Obama seems to be the only candidate willing to face it.
Commentary: Dilbert guy's economic poll on McCain, Obama - CNN.com
McCain staffers attempt to derail McCain’s campaign | csmonitor.com
Stumper : Palin's Favorability Ratings Begin to Falter
Palin supports $600 million 'other' bridge project - Yahoo! News
Eugene Robinson - Running on a Lie - washingtonpost.com
Cousin John, where did you go? - St. Petersburg Times (ouch)
Jonathan Martin's Blog: Holtz-Eakin: McCain helped create BlackBerry - Politico.com
Political Punch Palin and the Teleprompter (lie about everything)
YouTube - Law & Order Alaska Troopergate
Sarah Palin, Wasilla, book banning | Salon News The pastor who clashed with Palin (Palin says she will see Jesus in her lifetime)
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.: Governor Palin's Reading List ("some white patriot of the Southern tier will spatter his spoonful of brains in public premises before the snow flies.")
McCain's Son Sat on Troubled Bank's Board - WSJ.com (acorns not far from the tree)
Fantasy and Science Fiction: Fiction
McCain Furiously Backpedals On 'Strong Economy' - The Jed Report
Why Obama's Health Plan Is Better - WSJ.com
My Husband Fell Asleep With Rubber Bands Around His Testicles For... - Blurtit
d IsoHunt Lawsuit Sends Message to CRIA, RIAA, MPAA & More - Linking is Legal
SPACE.com -- Star Cluster to Hide Behind Moon
091508
Wall St. in Worst Loss Since ’01, Despite Reassurances From Washington - NYTimes.com
Creative Destruction on Wall Street
McCain and the Mortgage Meltdown
A.I.G. Seeks Billion in Fed Aid to Survive (good Communist)
Lehman Files for Bankruptcy; Merrill to Be Sold - NYTimes.com
Calculated Risk: Fed Announces New Liquidity Initiatives
The Washington Monthly Mccain Still Sees The Fundamentals of The Economy As Strong
John McCain Revealed: Retirement Security (put your money in Wall Street!!)
Simple Justice: Banking and Brokerage Got its Wish - Big business got its chance to rule, and it blew it (how's that working out for you, America?)
Concurring Opinions - More on the Financial Sector
Calculated Risk: AIG: NY State Governor to Make Statement AIG stock is now off 63%.
European Tribune - Lehman: more socialising the losses of the rich
self-evident » How big are Lehman, Merrill, and AIG?
Stocks tumble amid new Wall Street landscape - Yahoo! News
YouTube - Market Meltdown (classic 8/6/07 Cramer clip: "they have no idea")
Calculated Risk: S&P Lowers WaMu Credit Rating to Junk
Wilbur Ross: Possibly a Thousand Banks Will Close - Financials * US * News * Story - CNBC.com
Firedoglake » As the Markets Plunge, Bernanke and Paulson Gamble Depositor’s Money
George Washington's Blog: Why The Fed Allowed Derivatives Trading on a Sunday
Cheney Shielded Bush From Crisis - washingtonpost.com Did peripheral vision mean a broader view of the consequences?
This is Your Nation on White Privilege | Red Room
Our Own Strength Against Us: The War on Terror as a Self-Inflicted Disaster: The Independent Institute y Ian S. Lustick
Did Saakashvili Lie?: The West Begins to Doubt Georgian Leader - Spiegel Online - News - International
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Israel raid 'could be war crime'
Rep. Kucinich, ImpeachBush Press Conference Renews Impeachment Call | AfterDowningStreet.org
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - What illegal "things" was the government doing in 2001-2004?
FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: Was Obama's 50 22-State Strategy a Mistake?
Mute magazine - Obama is Preaching Transcendence
Goldberg's War, By Ken Silverstein (Harper's Magazine) | Sadly, No! » Shorter Jeffrey Goldberg, Part Deux
John McCain's Journey From Maverick to Liar - John A. Farrell (usnews.com) John McCain's Journey From Maverick to Liar
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | New Ad Stars Fellow McCain POW Suggesting He's Unfit To Be President
The GOP plays the victim card - Los Angeles Times Republican Party encourages its base to feel aggrieved at the hands of the 'elites.'
Sunday Herald - A letter to America: you cannot be serious
A Tangled Story of Addiction - washingtonpost.com Consequences of Cindy McCain's Drug Abuse Were More Complex Than She Has Portrayed
Did McCain Tamper With the Drug Enforcement Agency to Protect His Career? | | AlterNet
YouTube - Sarah Hyland IS Cindy McCain
TPMtv: Sunday Show Roundup: The Palin Factor
Washington Diarist: by Leon Wieseltier: Against Integrity
Katha Pollitt: Lipstick on a Wing Nut
Dakota: Yet Another Reason to Vote for Obama
DebateTheRace08.com: Sarah Palin's Pastor Problem Just Got Worse.The Viral Church Video They Tried To Bury And YouTube Took Down.
Sarah Palin's 9 Most Disturbing Beliefs | | AlterNet
Dan Froomkin - What Is the Bush Doctrine, Anyway? - washingtonpost.com
The Secret Journal of Levi Johnston by Sarah Hepola - The Morning News
Think Progress » McCain Loses Fox News: Megyn Kelly Rips McCain Flack For Claiming Obama Would Raise Middle Class Taxes
YouTube - Cartoon banned by the Mormon church
Sex Education as Liberation | The American Prospect
Babies and the sticky mitten test Alison Gopnik TLS
SkyandTelescope.com - News Blog - Hubble Finds a Mystery Object
Google search finds seafaring solution - Times Online (datahavens!)
Dropbox - Log in - Secure backup, sync and sharing made easy.
How Dropbox ended my search for seamless sync on Linux
American Journey: Jesse Ventura Educates Naive "Reporters" re 911 Building Demos
VLC media player - Overview
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Conflict Over Spying Led White House to Brink - washingtonpost.com (the Cheney Presidency)
Ben Smith's Blog: Obama raises $66 million in August - Politico.com
Lehman Heads Toward Brink as Barclays Ends Talks - NYTimes.com - liquidate! (one of biggest Republican failures ever)
Last Gasp of a Doomed Currency - Seeking Alpha
Greenspan: This Is The Worst Economy I've Ever Seen
In Frantic Day, Wall Street Banks Teeter - NYTimes.com
Angry Bear: Roubini and the Bail-in this weekend
Bailouts Will Push US into Depression: Manager - General * Europe * News * Story - CNBC.com
charles hugh smith-Two Failed Parties: The Real Political Narrative of The Past Half-Century (*)
It's the creepy plotters who rule us we should really be scared of | Mail Online There is no such organisation as ‘Al Qaeda’.
Emptywheel » Bruce Ivins Rips the FBI’s Anthrax Case to Shreds in His Will
Number-crunching pollster sees decisive Obama win - Yahoo! News
The Washington Monthly: Compare And Contrast
Once Elected, Palin Hired Friends and Lashed Foes - NYTimes.com (small-town values!)
As Mayor of Wasilla, Palin Cut Own Duties, Left Trail of Bad Blood - washingtonpost.com
Bruce Wilson: YouTube Censors Documentary on Palin's Churches
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Op-Ed Columnist - The Palin-Whatshisname Ticket - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Tina Fey As Sarah Palin On SNL (VIDEO)
Fred Goldring: American Idolatry and Sarah Palin
Palin camp clarifies extent of Iraq trip - The Boston Globe Says she never ventured beyond Kuwait border
‘Alaska Women Reject Palin’ Rally is HUGE! « Mudflats The Alaska Women Reject Palin rally was significantly bigger than Palin’s rally that got all the national media coverage!
YTMND - Palin's Army (holy shit)
YouTube - Bill Maher: Palin, Politics, & Truth (John Fund is a total idiot)
If All Women Lived in Sarah Palin's America
YouTube - Voting for Vaginas
Drawger - Palin by the Book
Sinfest: BarackStar
America's silly kid names - Los Angeles Times
Palin's 'Heretical' Church: Censored Video the McCain Campaign Doesn't Want you to See: | PEEK | AlterNet
Very Bizarre 'Holy Laughter Annointing' Theology at Sarah Palin's Juneau Church | Election 2008 | AlterNet
YouTube - Alaska Women Rally Against Sarah Palin 2008 Rejection Signs
Media Matters - Over five-day period, Fox News provided far more campaign stump time to Republicans than to Democrats
U.N. agency eyes curbs on Internet anonymity | Politics and Law - CNET News
David Foster Wallace - Commencement Speech at Kenyon University (2005)
Comedian Sabina Guzzanti 'insulted Pope' in 'poofter devils' gag - Times Online "offending the honour of the sacred and inviolable person" of Benedict XVI.
Unintelligent design -Times Online The myth of Creation is not a scientific theory; there is no case for including it in science education alongside evolution
Inspecting YouTube's ban on "drug abuse" videos | Web Scout | Los Angeles Times
BBC NEWS | Health | Tea 'healthier' drink than water
Gene Expression: Personality variation by region (USA)
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Pakistan order to kill US invaders | The Australian
Editorial - Gov. Palin’s Worldview - Editorial - NYTimes.com we kept wondering what on earth John McCain was thinking.
ABC News Edited Out Key Parts of Sarah Palin Interview | NewsBusters.org
McCain: Mr. Straight Talk? - First Read - msnbc.com
Michael Gerson - Faith-Based Condescension - washingtonpost.com
Daily Howler: Charlie Gibson did just fine--except for that one giant bungle
McCain Barbs Stirring Outcry as Distortions - NYTimes.com
Op-Ed Columnist - She’s Not Ready - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Media Matters - Old habits die hard - written by Los Angeles Times reporter Andrew Malcolm? Would it surprise you to learn that Malcolm used to be Laura Bush's press secretary?
Whoopi asks McCain: "Do I Have to Be Worried about Becoming a Slave Again?" | Video | AlterNet
Crooks and Liars » Alaska National Guard General gets promoted after retracting damaging Palin statements (Generalgate)
Did McCain Tamper With the Drug Enforcement Agency to Protect His Career? | | AlterNet
McCain-Palin Crowd-Size Estimates Not Backed by Officials - Yahoo! News (they lie about everything)
YouTube - Problems With Sarah Palin 11 The Press Gets to Interview Her
PERRspectives Blog: From Maverick to Prostitute: The Untold Story of John McCain
Daily Kos: MSM's New Meme: John Mccain Is A Liar (Backup Requested)
In Office, Palin Hired Friends and Hit Critics - NYTimes.com (duh, she's a Republican)
Report: Palin Did Not Visit Iraq | The Trail | washingtonpost.com
at-Largely: White Power: The Republican Base
Did Palin consider "rape kits" a form of abortion?
My Way News - Forum sells 'Obama Waffles' with racial stereotype
Albert Lea Tribune | Will a pork-barrel mayor become president? The bums have tiptoed out the back door and circled around to the front and started yelling, “Throw the bums out!”
Sadly, No! » Now THIS is what I like to see!
Palin/Stalin (worth a look)
Sarah Palin Baby Name Generator: Make Your Own Palin Baby Name
YouTube - John McCain vs. John McCain
Campaign of lies disgraces McCain - St. Petersburg Times
Why McCain is going so negative, so often - Yahoo! News
Jill Greenberg :: The Manipulator (good)
YouTube - Joe Biden Speaks to HQ Staff and Volunteers
Literary Gulag :: Political Fictions by Diana Sheets Politics & Literature: Framing the Political Narrative for Victory in the 2008 Presidential Election
Don't Think of a Maverick! Could the Obama Campaign Be Improved? | Election 2008 | AlterNet
Frameshop by Jeffrey Feldman: The Winning Frame has Emerged: Solve Real Problems
Biologists on the Verge of Creating New Form of Life | Wired Science from Wired.com
Visual Search Lab - Idée Inc.
The universe is a string-net liquid - A mysterious green crystal may be challenging our most basic ideas about matter and even space-time itself
Mysterious Stellar Blast in the 1840s Was a “Supernova Imposter” | 80beats | Discover Magazine
Cranach Magnified-Introduction (Getty Museum)
Bad Science » Matthias Rath drops his million pound legal case against me and the Guardian (backstory: scandalous and tragic South African Gov)
Matthias Rath: Fall of the doctor who said his vitamins would cure Aids | World news | The Guardian
stoney321: LDS Sparkledammerung IS HERE ! | StephenieMeyer.com | Twilight Series | Breaking Dawn | FAQ
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Wunder Blog : Weather Underground Ike's record storm surge pushing into Texas
BBC NEWS | Middle East | No victory in Iraq, says Petraeus
Raising Kaine:: Webb: Bush Administration on verge of "constitutional coup d'etat"
BBC NEWS | Europe | Putin defends Georgia offensive "What did you want us to do? Wave our penknives in the air and wipe the bloody snot off our noses?" he asked
Video: Endgame in Iraq | World news | guardian.co.uk
For First Time, Figure in Rosenberg Case Admits Spying for Soviets - NYTimes.com
Talking Points Memo | Fear of Losing Drove US Ground Raid in Pakistan (playing US politics again)
Is CNN Getting Kicked Out of Russia? | AlterNet
Hackers infiltrate Large Hadron Collider systems and mock IT security - Telegraph
Viewpoint: What Bush Will Surrender in Iraq - Yahoo! News (nothing; bypasses Congress and Constitution)
The Associated Press: Lawmakers vote for subpoenas for Troopergate probe
Drill here, drill now | Gristmill: The environmental news blog | Grist (how insane are the Republicans? This insane.)
The two faces of John McCain | Salon The press needs to accept that the vicious, unprincipled McCain of the 2008 campaign is just as real as the virtuous McCain they admire.
Alaska under Sarah Palin has the highest rape rate of any state
AP's Tom Raum confuses his fantasies for fact - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (straight from McCain to you)
Balloon Juice Quote of the Night
The Brad Blog : D.C. Election 'Glitch' Blamed on Sequoia Voting Machine Failure (all your glitches vote Republican)
Think Progress » Hannity explodes on air, calls guest ‘fool’ and ‘idiot,’ tells him to get off set. Sean Hannity and The American Prospect’s Robert Kuttner had a tense exchange about the election.
Media Matters - Matthews does not believe McCain would personally join in his campaign's attacks -- but he did
FactCheck.org: Energetically Wrong Palin says Alaska supplies 20 percent of U.S. energy. Not true. Not even close.
BREAKING: Palin Linked Directly to Rape Kit Scandal « Op-Edna
If Democrats were Republicans, they would respond like this: - 236.com - News
YouTube - Les Misbarack (*)
Michelle Obama Dances On Ellen: "I'm A Better Dancer" Than Barack (VIDEO)
Op-Ed Columnist - Blizzard of Lies - Krugman - NYTimes.com
Palin Links Iraq to Sept. 11 In Talk to Troops in Alaska
Marc Fisher - For Working Moms, 'Flawed' Palin Is the Perfect Choice - washingtonpost.com
Exiled Online - Mankind’S Only Alternative » Sarah Palin’s Big Sleazy Safari - By John Dolan
Think Progress » On ‘The View,’ McCain Falsely Claims Palin Never Requested Earmarks As Governor Of Alaska
The Washington Monthly: I get the feeling there's a media decoder ring, and the Obama campaign doesn't have one
Media Matters - Fox's Williams falsely suggested Obama has changed position in now supporting ROTC on campuses
Political Punch: Dear Senator McCain: Here is Gov. Palin's list of earmark requests from February 2008
Talking Points Memo | Lying McCain | Palin: her state gets more earmarks than any other state in the country. And this year she asked for $197 million worth of them herself.
Balloon Juice Dan Drezner Cuts To The Chase (John Cole: Sarah Palin is the distilled essence of wingnut, George Bush in a dress)
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Trooper-Gate: Everything You Need To Know
James Fallows (September 12, 2008) - The Palin interview (brutal: Bush Doctrine: 1) Ignorance 2) Lack of curiosity 3) "Decisiveness")
Bob Altemeyer: The Authoritarians - free ebook (why Republicans think the way they do)
excerpts from the book What's the Matter with Kansas? How Conservatives Won the Heart of America by Thomas Frank (good quotes)
U.S. Helps Lehman Go Up for Sale - washingtonpost.com Regulators Are Seeking a Weekend Deal Not Involving Public Money (banana financial firms)
Calculated Risk: Retail Sales Decline Retail Sales Tumbled in August
Are the fire hydrants in your neighborhood turned on? | Latest News | WFAA.com "These hydrants need to be cut off in a way to prevent vandalism or any kind of terrorist activity (Texas turns off hydrants to fight terrorism)
BoredStop.com - It's all in your mind...
Poet's rhyming riposte leaves Mrs Schofield 'gobsmacked' | Education | The Guardian
What Your Global Neighbors Are Buying - Interactive Graphic - NYTimes.com
BBC NEWS | Health | Bed sharing 'drains men's brains' (but vampire women sleep better)
Geocide in fiction @ Things Of Interest
Astrobiology: 'Galactic Internet' Could Broadcast Alien Signals
The Florentine: A Critic at Large: The New Yorker
Morality Quiz/Test your Morals, Values & Ethics - Your Morals.Org

Review - Socrates: A Life Examined by Luis E. Navia
Review - Philosophers without Gods - Philosophy Meditations on Atheism and the Secular Life by Louise M. Antony (Editor)
Review - The Immeasurable Mind The Real Science of Psychology by William R. Uttal
Review - Neuroethics - Ethics Challenges for the 21st Century by Neil Levy
Review - The Cambridge Companion to the Philosophy of Biology - Philosophy by David L. Hull and Michael Ruse (Editors)
Review - Vital Nourishment Departing from Happiness by Francois Jullien
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McClatchy Washington Bureau | Guantanamo: Beyond the Law: America's prison for terrorists often held the wrong men (Enron accounting in the WOT)
Matthew Yglesias » Naive and Irresponsible “Bush Said to Give Orders Allowing Raids in Pakistan”
Sex, Drug Use and Graft Cited in Interior Department - NYTimes.com
The government, the media and Afghanistan - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Working in unison, Fox and the Pentagon continuously denied claims that large numbers of civilians had been killed in the airstrike (P-gon gets their casualty reports from FOX NEWS)
Michigan Messenger » Lose your house, lose your vote Michigan Republicans plan to foreclose African American voters (next step: only landed gentry can vote)
A Better Way to Have Handled 9/11
World Trade Center Rebuilding - Of Time and the Freedom Tower - Esquire
Dozens of journalists arrested at RNC - News - City Pagespage 1
AIG has $600 million Fannie, Freddie preferred: source | Reuters (o rly)
Bloomberg.com: Latin America Argentina's Fernandez to Lehman: Worry About Yourself (shadenfreud)
The death of OPEC - Top Stocks Blog - MSN Money
McCain Still Struggling With The Basics, By Steve Benen - CBS News (incoherent in Portland)
Palin leaves open option of war with Russia - Yahoo! News
ABC News: EXCERPTS: Charlie Gibson Interviews Sarah Palin (who'da thought she'd be a BSing airhead?)
A Palin double standard - Los Angeles Times The McCain campaign is insisting on deference in the questioning of the vice presidential candidate
What's the Pig Deal? - washingtonpost.com With a phony flap and a misleading attack ad, the McCain campaign sinks into silliness.
WaPo unpublishes story about Cindy McCain's drug abuse)
The E&P Pub: The Case of the Missing 'Post' Posting
Youtube: This Is How You Stick It To Lying Republican Hacks
Is the Washington Post hiding a major corruption story about John McCain and his wife's drug use?
Daily Kos: Wall Street Journal scrubs their article on Palin UPDATED X9
The American Prospect | the great tradition of American stenography (fact free reporting by WaPo's Jonathan Weisman)
Presidential Swing States (FL, OH & PA) Poll * September 11, 2008 * Palin Boosts McCain In Florida - Quinnipiac University
YouTube - John McCain's ads are LIES. Here's the video proof.
Open Left:: "I Am Not A Crook"--The Anti-Palin/McCain Ad Obama OUGHT To Run
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Former GOP senator calls Palin a ‘cocky wacko’ « - Blogs from CNN.com
Questions for Palin: Opinion | adn.com This week, she'll finally emerge from her protective shell
The New Realities of the 2008 Presidential Election -- New York Magazine -- With one hastily made decision, John McCain upended the presidential race. An investigation of the bloody new political realities
YouTube - Countdown: Lying in State
Media Matters - On Fox, MRC's Graham criticized MSNBC for "adding this lesbian Air America radio host, Rachel Maddow" to its lineup
YouTube - Republicans and military men on John McCain
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/11/2008 | Critics: Under Palin, Wasilla charged rape victims for exam (only Wasilla)
McCain Voted Against Biden Law Requiring Free Rape Exams - The Jed Report
Talk To Action | A Palin Pastor Primer
Palin Warned to Stop Disparaging Sister's Ex | Newsweek.com A judge repeatedly told Palin and family not to badmouth her sister's ex
How to Get Promoted in PalinWorld. « Mudflats
Fafblog! Sarah Palin Sarah Palin Sarah Palin!
Open Left:: From "Bitch-Slap" To "Gaslight" -- Grokking The GOP Game
YouTube - ABC investigates Sarah Palin's book censorship
slacktivist: Gov. Palin and the Fib from Outer Space
Stumper : The Politics of Stupidity
ABC News: Match-o-Matic 2
Ben Smith's Blog: Palin's source - Politico.com - Westbrook Pegler.
Send us your dreams about Sarah Palin. - By David Plotz - Slate Magazine
Fresh Intelligence : Radar Online : Meet Track Palin, Drug Addict
Campaign Silo » Carville Says McCain Too Honorable To Know About Attack Ads (sure, Snakehead)
Calling a Lie a Lie The dicey dynamics of exposing untruths
Exiled Online - Is CNN Getting Kicked Out of Russia? - By Yasha Levine (Cheney spikes interview w/Putin)
YouTube - Stroke Heroes Act Fast
Hall of Technical Documentation Weirdness
The Key to Wedded Bliss? Money Matters - NYTimes.com
Findings - As External Barriers Disappear, Internal Gender Gaps Widen - NYTimes.com
:: Bradley University :: Personality and Culture Lab (PaC Lab) :: International Sexuality Description Project
Fermilab Looks for Visitors from Another Dimension: Scientific American
Science Now: The observations reveal that the jets of the gamma-ray burst called GRB 080319B were aimed almost directly at the Earth.
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Brattleboro Reformer Gov't officials probed about illicit sex, gifts (Republian "culture of substance abuse and promiscuity")
Peter Kornbluh: 35 Years After Original 9/11: New Transcripts of Kissinger's Role in Chilean Coup
U.S. Intelligence Sees It Russia’s Way - Kommersant Moscow
Jonathan Freedland: The world's verdict will be harsh if the US rejects the man it yearns for | Comment is free | The Guardian
Edge 256 (Haidt and see Scott Atran)
Edge: Moral Psychology And The Misunderstanding Of Religion: A Talk With Jonathan Haidt
Edge: What Makes People Vote Republican? By Jonathan Haidt
Jonathan Haidt on the moral roots of liberals and conservatives | Video on TED.com
How Buddha got it wrong
Foreign Affairs - When to Leave Iraq - Colin H. Kahl and William E. Odom
Consortiumnews.com - The Rising Cost of the Iraq 'Surge'
Uncertainties slow Iraqi withdrawal plans - International Herald Tribune
Iraq’s Political Transition After the Surge: Five Enduring Tensions and Ten Key Challenges
Does the Truth Matter Anymore? - PostPartisan - Quick takes by The Post's opinion writers
Media Matters - Scarborough claimed media will talk about "[w]hatever the McCain campaign wants us to talk about, because the McCain campaign is assertive"
Daily Kos: Gallup: Shows "Palin Bounce" largely contained to South (Updated)
Think Progress » Just Like Bush White House, Palin Uses Personal E-mail Accounts And Claims Executive Privilege
The Raw Story | Obama: McCain pig ad 'a made-up controversy'
Gutter Politics: McCain Campaign Called Out For Half-Truths
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/09/2008 | Out of bounds! McCain misstates Obama sex-ed record
Palin lies could lead to Bridge to Oblivion | Jay Bookman | ajc.com
Political Punch A Piggish Debate
McCain plays dirty on Obama & sex-ed: The Swamp
McCain's campaign perfects its outrage over sexism. - By John Dickerson - Slate Magazine
The Pig Takes the Cake - PostPartisan - Quick takes by The Post's opinion writers
Jonathan Martin's Blog: The race descends - Politico.com
Ben Smith's Blog: CBS takes down McCain webad, suggests it's 'misleading' - Politico.com
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/10/2008 | Palin expensed her children's air travel to the state
FactCheck.org: McCain-Palin Distorts Our Finding Those attacks on Palin that we debunked didn't come from Obama.
As Campaign Heats Up, Untruths Can Become Facts Before They're Undone (Palin is an "insurgent" says Repubs)
Gutter Politics: McCain Campaign Called Out For Half-Truths
Palin Interviewer Gibson Let Multiple McCain Lies Go Unchallenged
Hard Fall: What Happened to NBC? | The New York Observer (Repub Corporate Overlords)
How to Sell Your Gubernatorial Airplane - Swampland - TIME
McCain rolls out health plan and a few punches: The Swamp (attacks Hilliary)
The Hill's Blog Briefing Room » Obama Camp: New McCain Ad 'Shameful'
Apology Not Accepted - Swampland - TIME - Klein: one of the sleaziest ads I've ever seen in presidential politics
Think Progress » McCain Adviser Tells CNN: McCain Refuses To Talk About Bush’s Iraq Policy Because It’s ‘A Political Death Knell’
Matthew Yglesias » Weisman Gets on the Tire Swing
Sarah Palin: Good for the Jews? | The Trail | washingtonpost.com
Palin Family Shockers: What Sarah'S Really Hiding! - Celebrity News | National Enquirer
The New, Interactive Singles Map. Or, Looking for Love in All the Statistically Wrong Places.
World Names Profiler
Congress questions high cost of texting | Politics and Law - CNET News
Obama is RESTful » Idol Hands: Days in the Life of an Alpha Geek
Crowds flock to Tottori Sand Dunes to see sculptures shaped like World Heritage sites - The Mainichi Daily News
308 - The Pop Vs Soda Map « Strange Maps
Dead Reckonings » The Art of Nomography I: Geometric Design
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Palin Billed State for Nights Spent at Home - washingtonpost.com - Taxpayers Also Funded Family's Travel
Matthew Yglesias » Good Stuff
Bob Herbet - Hold Your Heads Up - NYTimes.com - How else, over so many years, could the G.O.P. get away with ridiculing all things liberal?
Nick Cohen: When Barack's berserkers lost the plot | Comment is free | The Observer
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Flashback: McCain Favored Abolishing Department Of Education
Think Progress » Reid boots Lieberman from party lunches. (Updated)
Poll Madness: McCain Takes Lead Even As Democrats Out-Register Republicans?
Gordon Brown backs Barack Obama for US president - Telegraph
Poll shows big shift to McCain among white women | Reuters (20% change their minds to vote against themselves)
Nonprofit Law Prof Blog: ADF Calls for "Pulpit Freedom Sunday" - A Day When Ministers Are Asked to Violate the Ban on Endorsing (or Opposing) Candidates for Elective Office
Ban on Political Endorsements by Pastors Targeted - washingtonpost.com (rise of the theocrats)
Calculated Risk: Bove on WaMu: Problem is Simple, Too Many Bad Loans - "We're going to see a whopper, we're going to see a big one, one of the big investment banks or big banks."
The Big Picture | Lehman Goes Boom
Howard Kurtz - MSNBC Bombs in Blogosphere - washingtonpost.com
Do journalists have any obligations beyond their self-interest? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
The Real Argument to Make Against Keith Olbermann: He's a Flip-Flopping Apologist / Jossip
EzraKlein Archive | The American Prospect | Why The Press Can'T Report The Campaign
Dakota Scratching Sarah Palin's Surface
Sarah Palin's Alaskonomics - TIME
In Palin's Past, the Personal Got Political - WSJ.com
McCain must embrace Palin's beliefs, evangelical leader says - CNN.com
Think Progress » Hannity: No One At Fox News Has Ever Accused Obama Of Being A Muslim
Open Left:: John McCain and Sarah Palin Think Americans Are Stupid
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - McCain camp says Biden ’sunk to a new low’ « - Blogs from CNN.com McCain camp says Biden 'sunk to a new low' (more inconvienent facts)
Daily Kos: New revelations re "stealth dominionist" Sarah Palin
FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: Palin, Biden Less Popular than Cheney
Language Log » Fade to narrative
Literary Gulag :: Political Fictions by Diana Sheets: Politics & Literature: Framing the Political Narrative for Victory in the 2008 Presidential Election
Twenty-Six Things We Now Know Seven Years After 9/11
Six-Year-Old News Story Causes United Airlines Stock to Plummet -- UPDATE Google Placed Wrong Date on Story | Threat Level from Wired.com
Cato Unbound » Blog Archive » Towards a Culture of Responsible Psychoactive Drug Use
The 5 Greatest Office Pranks of All-Time
First Person: 'We're married, we just don't have sex' | Life and style | The Guardian
WebAIM: Blog - History of the browser user-agent string
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BBC NEWS | South Asia | US to review Afghan attack case (they lied)
Boston Review — Elaine Scarry: Presidential Crimes - Moving on is not an option
Woodward: Bush tried locking in strategy - Mike Allen - Politico.com
Bloomberg.com: Bob Woodward Writes Self-Adoring New Bush Chronicle
Pollster.com: 2008 National Presidential General Election:McCain vs Obama
Media Matters - The Denver media migraine by Eric Boehlert
Sebastian Mallaby - McCain's Convenient Untruth - washingtonpost.com McCain's Convenient Untruth
For the Republican Base, Palin Pick Is Energizing
MSNBC Drops Olbermann, Matthews as News Anchors - washingtonpost.com (not Fox enough)
You can turn off NBC and MSNBC during the debates and elections
The right dictates MSNBC's programming decisions - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Republican Pollster Confident Racists Will Deliver a John McCain Victory | Indecision2008 | Comedy Central
BBC - Today - Why rednecks may rule the world - we are hearing a lot from the pundits and candidates about "heartland voters," and "white working class voters."
Ban on Political Endorsements by Pastors Targeted (Fundies want to endorse candidates in church)
Think Progress » Woodward: Bush Doesn’t Understand Why Iraqis ‘Are Not Appreciative’ Of ‘Liberation’
Fusing Politics and Motherhood in a New Way - NYTimes.com
Poll: Convention lifts McCain over Obama - USATODAY.com
Joe Biden can beat Sarah Palin by pretending she's a man. And that he's not Joe Biden. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine
Palin Makes Her First Gaffe (facts are stupid)
Palin - Republican Party Infiltrator? Damning Video. « Mudflats (well, whackos anyway)
Pastor: GOP may be downplaying Palin's religious beliefs - CNN.com (they made the rules)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide U.S. Takeover of Fannie, Freddie Offers `Stopgap'
When markets are wrong -- Why the Fannie-Freddie bailout is a bad sign | L.A. Land | Los Angeles Times
Massive Takedown of Anti-Scientology Videos on YouTube | Electronic Frontier Foundation
L'Eglise de scientologie renvoyée en correctionnelle - Société - Le Monde.fr
Scientologists charged with fraud in France: source - Yahoo! News
From The Magazine : Radar Online - Secrets of a Hipster Hooker
Prions jump species barrier : Nature News Test tube experiments may help identify the most hazardous prion proteins.
Chrome-fed Googasm bares tech pundit futility | The Register
Debate: 'Behavioural economics: is it such a big deal?' by Pete Lunn | Prospect Magazine September 2008 issue 150
Edge Master Class 2008: A Short Course In Behavioral Economics—Introduction
Designing better choices - Los Angeles Times Libertarian paternalism gives you options while achieving society's goals.
The University of Chicago Magazine Can behavioral economics save us from ourselves?
Edge Master Class 07: A Short Course In Thinking About Thinking—Daniel Kahneman
Furious Seasons Placebo Effect In Depression Treatment Much Larger Than Previously Thought
A Summer of Madness - The New York Review of Books By Oliver Sacks (manic-depressive/bipolar illness: review of Hurry Down Sunshine by Michael Greenberg)
090708
Zogby International Zogby Poll: Republicans Hold Small Post-Convention Edge
Republicans Regain Largest Colorado Voting Bloc
Kunstler on Virtual Reality For children, no escape from America's car-dependent, cheap-oil fiesta
Greg Palast, Author of Armed Madhouse, on How Rove May Have Already Stolen the 2008 Election | BuzzFlash.org
Bush Administration Lied 935 Times About Iraq Before Invasion: Study - News Story | Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV News
Olmert: We must prepare now for the evacuation of West Bank settlers - Haaretz - Israel News (will bill U.S.)
MP calls for new Kelly death probe after MoS revelations cast doubt on whether he was able to kill himself | Mail Online
New Statesman - Diehard teen republicans
The escalating breakdown of urban society across the US | Media | The Guardian
Fred Gardner: Joe Biden, Drug Warrior (see above)
Media Matters - Brokaw falsely suggested Oprah hosted Obama as a presidential candidate (how could he not know that?)
Daily Kos: 600,000 Ohio voters subject to GOP caging. . .
McCain's history of hot temper raises concerns - Yahoo! News
Kunstler on Virtual Reality For children, no escape from America's car-dependent, cheap-oil fiesta
The Big Picture | Treasury Takeover of GSEs: 10 Key Points
Dan Rather nails it!!!
Will the GOP's negativity produce a backlash? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
The Political Scene: Party Faithful: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker Can the Democrats get a foothold on the religious vote?
Republicans, Stop Calling Obama Elitist | CommonDreams.org Because the real reason you don't like him is that he's smarter than you.
Watching Republicans makes me insane | Salon Life
Teen Sex, Sex Education And Sarah Palin : NPR
Sarah Palin : A lipsticked pitbull that's a scaredy cat with the press | culturekitchen
Op-Ed Columnist - Palin and McCain’s Shotgun Marriage - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
MoveOn.org - Why can't Sarah Palin talk to the press? (clock)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 09/07/2008 | Palin used state funds for trip to speak at her former church
Jon Stewart Hits Karl Rove, Bill O'Reilly, Dick Morris On Sarah Palin Hypocrisy
YouTube - Is McCain Palin's Bitch?
YouTube - Palin vs Obama - A Dark Comedy
YouTube - Heart Barracuda
Could Florida Survive the Big One? - TIME (they aren't all going to hit NOLA)
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BBC NEWS | Europe | Polish agents tell of CIA jails - Polish intelligence sources have for the first time confirmed that the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) ran a secret prison facility on Polish soil.
Right at the Edge - Special Report - NYTimes.com
YouTube - Joe Biden On Fire
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - A test for the media
Obama vs. McCain: Taxing and Spending
Open Left:: Mortgage Industry Nationalized
The Blog from Another Dimension » Earmark Queen
The Vanishing Republican Voter - An Analysis - NYTimes.com
Media Matters - Jonathan Weisman's failure to understand history Washington Post congressional reporter downplayed the significance of John McCain voting with George Bush 90 percent of the time
John McCain's Big Acceptance Speech | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
John McCain: Reformed Maverick | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
YouTube - Countdown: Lying in State
When did the idea of freedom become a political orphan? -- chicagotribune.com
A Most Unchristian Republican Convention - The Seminal
How Palin will beat the press: by running as the new Spiro Agnew. - By Jack Shafer - Slate Magazine
Why We're Planning to Prosecute Cheney and Bush
Michael Collins: Not One Dime for Georgia
The Best F#&king News Team Ever - Small Town Values | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Dakota: All Pit Bull, No Lipstick
Letter About Palin Goes Viral : NPR
Palin: wrong woman, wrong message - Los Angeles Times By Gloria Steinem
Open Left:: From "Bitch-Slap" To "Gaslight" -- Grokking The GOP Game
Lexington | The woman from nowhere | Economist.com John McCain’s choice of running-mate raises serious questions about his judgment
FiveThirtyEight.com: Electoral Projections Done Right: Sarah Palin Is Not a Hockey Mom
US Election 2008: Sarah Palin ‘affair’: big media stays quiet as ‘lover’ named | News | The First Post
Doug's Blog: Christian Mothers, Pastors, Writers, Students Communicate Their Opposition To A Feminist Vision of Family Life and the American Presidency (what the real fundies think of Sarah Palin)
Shadow Governor? | AndrewHalcro.com (First Dude has his fingers in the pie)
metaquotes: Modern-Day Conservative - Imagine it sung by Palin, with a group of young Republicans as her chorus.
Palin claim on eBay plane sale doesn't fly -- chicagotribune.com
One Palin Mystery Solved - September 8 Privacy, not intrigue, behind pol pal's bid to seal divorce records
Alaska Lawmakers to Seek Subpoenas in Palin Inquiry - NYTimes.com
How pro-life absolutism undermines family values. - By Jacob Weisberg - Slate Magazine
Talk To Action | Palin's Churches and the Third Wave Part One | Palin's Churches and the Third Wave Part Two
The Matanuska Colony: The New Deal in Alaska - ExploreNorth
From a distance: The real scandals « TheZoo
The Home Front: Vets For Democrats: The Talk of the Town: The New Yorker by George Packer
Jonathan Drori on what we think we know | Video on TED.com
The 25 Funniest Web Videos (No, Really!) : Rolling Stone
BBC NEWS | Health | Universal flu vaccine tests start
CTV.ca | Rare condition gives toddler super strength
How the Human Got His Thumbs | Popular Science
Not Exactly Rocket Science : Did a gene enhancer humanise our thumbs?
When sex becomes an addiction - CNN.com (it's a brain disease)
Neurophilosophy : Lessons about memory from Homer Simpson
090508
U.S. Spied on Iraqi Leaders, Book Says - washingtonpost.com Woodward Also Reveals That Political Fears Kept War Strategy Review 'Under the Radar'
YouTube - Activists Charged With Terrorism Under the Patriot Act at the Republican National Convention ----- Part 1 of 3
U.S. Nears Rescue Plan For Fannie And Freddie - washingtonpost.com
Polish prosecutors probe possible CIA jail | Reuters (will look under the rug)
Mexico drug plane used for US 'rendition' flights: report - Yahoo! News UK (story goes mainstream: CIA coke smuggling)
They'd Rather Be Right - The New York Review of Books (from Jan/2008 - accurate Michael Tomasky
The death of a taboo - 2008 Presidential Campaign Blog - Political Intelligence - Boston.com
BobGeiger.com: GOP Talked of Terrorists and Iraq, But Not Veterans, Dead Troops
John McCain Speech Reactions (VIDEO)
Keith Olbermann Apologizes For RNC's Graphic 9/11 Tribute (VIDEO)
Media Matters - Tipping the scales: Cable news channels dedicate more coverage to RNC's scheduled programming during peak hours than to DNC's
EzraKlein Archive | The American Prospect | Policies Of Ressentiment
Klein: McCain's Muted Acceptance - TIME
New Republican slogan from FOD Team and Adam "Ghost Panther" McKay (not bad)
Image - Why people say “you’d have to pay me to live in Alaska”COMIC
Politics and Power Blog: vanityfair.com (Palin pregnancy timeline)
McCain Ally Moves to Curb Probe of Palin | Newsweek Politics: Conventions
YouTube - Devastating ABC Investigative Report on Troopergate
Alaskans Speak (In A Frightened Whisper): Palin Is “Racist, Sexist, Vindictive, And Mean.” | The LA Progressive - “So Sambo beat the bitch!”
YouTube - Real McCain of Genius: Houses
Media Matters - Will Ron Fournier break out his abacus again? (McCain uses "I" over 100 times, AP puts fingers in ears)
Media Matters - ABC repeatedly noted controversial comments by Obama's "allies," but has yet to report comments by McCain endorsers
palinpicuv1.jpg (Palin and McCain in their Hitler poses)
Think Progress » McCain Campaign Plans To Keep Palin Away From The Press
Palin's stall: Opinion | adn.com
ABC News: Investigation into Palin Now on Fast Track Sources Tell ABC News that Report Will Be Released Almost Three Weeks Early
YouTube - CNN Documents Sarah Palin's Truthiness Problem
Alaska Court Records - Public Access - Docket List (Scott Richter, Palin's love-interest)
Mat-Su Real Property Land Detail
CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - Heart condemns McCain-Palin use of ‘Barracuda’ « - Blogs from CNN.com
YouTube - Jon Stewart defends Community Organizers
Home loan troubles break records again: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance Delinquencies, foreclosures rise to more than 9 percent of US home loans in second quarter (and if 10% of Americans lose their homes?)
Genome Quilts by Beverly St. Clair
Did the Romans destroy Europe's HIV resistance? - health - 03 September 2008 - New Scientist
Height Linked With Prostate Cancer Risk - Well Blog - NYTimes.com
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Pakistani parliament condemns US-led attack - Yahoo! News
TheHill.com Georgia Republican Rep. Lynn Westmoreland used the racially-tinged term "uppity" to describe Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Thursday.
Think Progress » Romney mocks Gore for non-existent private jet.
Fake Soldiers Used In RNC Video, Patriotic Montage Shown At RNC Featured Actors Hired For One Day Shoot, Not Military - CBS News
Palin Attended 5 Colleges In 6 Years
YouTube - Palin National Convention Re-Edit
The Sarah Palin FAQ. - By Derek Thompson - Slate Magazine
AP: Attacks, Praise Stretch Truth At GOP Convention (stretch=lie)
Factchecking Palin, By Hilzoy - CBS News
Sarah Palin Gender Card | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Sarah Palin forced to fight claims she had an affair | Mail Online
YouTube - Sarah Palin sat in church during anti-Jewish tirade!
Open Left:: So Now Giving A Strong Speech IS Enough To Be President? OK! Good To Know! ("a shift from a producer culture of solidarity to a spectacle culture of celebrity")
Sarah Palin - Note from Anne Kilkenny
Juneau Empire Story Archive - Troopers dub Mat-Su area the meth capital of Alaska - WASILLA
The Washington Monthly - Let's Define 'Primary Responsibilities'
James Fallows (September 04, 2008) - Sarah Palin (Politics)
ABC News: Fired Alaskan Official Says Palin Hasn't Been Truthful
YouTube - Barack Obama on Gustav: "We Rise and Fall as One Nation"
The Reality-Based Community: Palin v. Reality
Booman Tribune - On Community Organizers (RNC code-words)
Douglas Rushkoff » Hate Party (thought vs violence)
Linda Grant on the two opposing sides of America | Comment is free | The Guardian
As Republicans unveil VP candidate: Democrats silent on threat from religious right
Palin: What Should Worry Us Most
Study firmly shows no connection between measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine and autism | Science Codex
Mormons are almost as crazy as the Scientologists!
090308
Political Radar: Biden Rips Bush Administration Obama-Biden government would go through Bush administration data with "a fine-toothed comb" and pursue criminal charges if necessary.
Holding murderers accountable: The case against Bush, Cheney et al.
Media Matters - ABC, CBS aired no analysis from Dems during Day 2 of RNC coverage, despite airing analysis by Republicans during Day 2 of DNC coverage
Think Progress OHanlon: Bush deserves credit for Iraq being free of WMD (why he's a wanker)
Foreign Policy: The List: Obamas 10 Worst Ideas
Political Radar: Dems Call Palin Experience Ad 'Ridiculous'
Sarah Palin Visits AIPAC: That Didnt Take Long From the Left
McCain: Stop questions on Palin background - GOP campaign spokesman lashes out at media's old boys' network (McPsycho)
Daily Kos: McCain VP Vetters in Fantasyland
Reebosak Forums - Election 2008 - The thorough vetting of Sarah Palin, collected and partially color-coordinated for your perusal!
Bad Attitudes: Palin Spokesman says its a Witch Hunt Just Like Ken Starr (whoops, wasn't supposed to say that)
Texas to teachers: Bible will be taught
Nathaniel Bach: Epic Fail: McCain Campaign Magnifies CNN/Palin Debacle
Editorial - Candidate McCains Big Decision - NYTimes.com
PressThink: The Palin Convention and the Culture War Option
Angry Amateurs - Swampland - TIME
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Palin's preacher: Anti-Jewish Terror is "God's Judgment" (she was in the pew)
Dakota On Airing One's Dirty Laundry in Public
McCain Camp Knocks Down Enquirer's Palin Rumor - From The Road (affair w/Todd's business partner)
Sarah Palin: a loveable woman, but an appalling candidate | Alice Miles - Times Online
ABC News: Another Controversy for Sarah Palin Former Police Chief Says He Was Fired for Challenging Palin's Campaign Contributors
FARK.com: Fark Video Player (3845739) Video of Sarah Palin talking to her church about our divine mission to invade Iraq, the need for Jesus, the gift of prophecy
Monthly Review - Jeremiah Wright in the Propaganda System
Top 100 Recipients of Federal Assistance for FY 2008
Hoover Institution - Hoover Digest - Economies Evolve, Too
Dead at 47, the man who told us how to live life to the full - Americas, World - The Independent
Features : Radar Online : Charting the origins of cougar mania
Lady Janes plea for forgiveness may unlock 260-year-old mystery of a lady who lied - Times Online
In Our Genes, Old Fossils Take On New Roles - washingtonpost.com
Fermilab physicists discover 'doubly strange' particle
Important work can be done while daydreaming - The Boston Globe
090208
McCain was rushed, got sloppy - War Room - Salon.com
Bob Herbert: Head for the High Road - International - Spiegel Online - Sarah Palin is the latest GOP distraction
pandagon.net This is why so many liberal men shy away from writing about reproductive rights
'Stealing America': Voting-fraud documentary
Gallup Daily: Obama Hits 50% for First Time (heh)
Daily Kos: McCain Throws Tantrum Over CNN Interview (McHissyFit used to media rollovers)
Think Progress Infuriated About Tough CNN Interview, McCain Cancels Larry King Appearance (Blitzer shreds McCrazy)
Palin Disclosures Raise Questions on Vetting Process - NYTimes.com
With Palin revelations, McCain's gamble is clearer - Los Angeles Times
McCain Fought Teen Pregnancy Programs
YouTube - Tucker Bounds on Palin's National Security Experience
The madness must end The Poor Man Institute (the Editors do it again)
Mayor Palin: A Rough Record - TIME (book burner, tried to fire librarian)
Political Punch - Another AIP Official Says Palin Was at 1994 Convention
Daily Kos: Year-by-year break down of Palin & Obama resumes - Updated 2x
Republicans Rush In
Leighton Woodhouse: Red Alaska
Bristol Palin's pregnancy was an open secret back home
Bristol Palin Gone Wild : reddit.com
Cenk Uygur: What If Bristol Palin Were Black?
Sarah Palin is Lying--Again - Leigh Bailey - Open Salon
Michael Calderone's Blog: Enquirer's Perel: "We triggered Palin announcement" - Politico.com
Sally Quinn: Palin's Pregnancy Problem - On Faith at washingtonpost.com
Monogamy gene found in people - sex - 01 September 2008 - New Scientist
Vaccine Induced Inflammation Linked to Epidemic of Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic... | Reuters
Loss Of Sleep, Even For A Single Night, Increases Inflammation In The Body
Arctic becomes an island as ice melts - Telegraph
Hope2604 - Steve Rambam Pt 1 Privacy Is Dead Get Over It
Project Pluto: The Flying Crowbar
090108
Poll: Obama/Biden Take Eight-Point Lead, Democratic Ticket Gets Boost After Convention, CBS News Poll Finds - CBS News
Howard Schweber: Russia, Georgia... and Iran
Fables of the reconstruction: Ed Rendell Accepts Federal Abstinence-Only Sex Education Funds for Pennsylvania Schools - "or what have you"
Media Matters - CNN's Velshi falsely claimed "no oil shed into the Gulf of Mexico" because of Hurricane Katrina (zombie lies from the moron stream media)
Bristol Palin pregnant -- right now - First Read - msnbc.com
Daily Kos: Sarah Palin Is NOT The Mother [Photos+Video]
Palin On Abortion: I'd Oppose Even If My Own Daughter Was Raped
TAPPED Archive | Palin And The Meaning Of Choice
KTUU.com | Alaska's news and information source | Palin hires attorney for public safety controversy
Cafe Talk | Talking Points Memo | "Water Breakgate" - 8/31/2008 - New and Disturbing Information (good roundup so far)
The Final Days of the Presidency of George W. Bush - NYTimes.com
Media Matters - NY Times' Kristol stressed need for foreign policy experience before Palin pick -- but now says "insiders ... overly value" it (little Billy Kristol)
George Lakoff: The Palin Choice and the Reality of the Political Mind
NATIONAL JOURNAL: Obama: Most Liberal Senator in 2007 (01/31/2008)
The TSA's useless photo ID rules - Los Angeles Times
Ben Goldacre on the medicalisation of everyday life | Business | The Guardian
BBC NEWS | Health | Gene 'links food and fertility'
Internet traffic begins to bypass the U.S. - CNET News The era of the American Internet is ending.
Scientists unlocking mysteries of intuition | NEWS.com.au | our decisions can, in fact, be influenced by subconsciously-perceived cues.
Lifehacks - Everything Shii Knows
Mummy News Home Page
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Mandatory evacuations to begin Sunday morning in New Orleans - CNN.com
GOP cancels convention opening night as Gustav nears | Front page | Chron.com - Houston Chronicle
Economic View - Is History Siding With Obamas Economic Plan? - NYTimes.com
Federal government involved in raids on protesters - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Judges consider whether FBI violated free speech | Reuters
The BRAD BLOG : 16,632 Votes Reportedly 'Unaccounted For' in Palm Beach County Primary Election 'Recount'
t r u t h o u t | Did a Mississippi Raid Protect Rightwing Politicians?
Police raids enrage activists, alarm others
Wake up America, Sign up America! | AfterDowningStreet.org
kucinich.us - Join Dennis Kucinich & Demand Impeachment Hearings
Think Progress McCain Says He Is Obviously Against Torture, Forgets His Vote To Allow Waterboarding
Daily Kos: BabyGate: Explosive New Details [Photos+Video]
Sarah Palin and children conceived out of wedlock - an uncomfortable question needs to be posed
What is McCain Thinking? One Alaskans Perspective. Mudflats
Alaskan Governor's child may be her daughter's? - iReport.com
sarahpalinla4.png - Palin Pregancy Decision map
Greg Mitchell: 2 Top Alaska Newspapers Question Palin's Fitness
Palin and Her Pastors: Those that die without Christ have a horrible, horrible surpriseBy Ken Silverstein and Sebastian Jones (Harper's Magazine)
YouTube - Dobson crony prays for rain on Obama's Speech in Denver (plan backfires)
The Lovenstein Institute - It is tough being a Republican in 2008
The 50 greatest arts videos on YouTube | Technology | The Observer
Mythbusters Gagged: Credit Card Companies Kill Episode Exposing RFID Security Flaws (call the MBTA)
Adam Savage Is a Geeky God|ArsGeek
Flickr: The Banksy Does New Orleans Pool
Oddest book title prize | Books | guardian.co.uk
les habits de la nature (Omo Valley Tribe -- just wow) | (on my wish list) Natural Fashion - Barbara's W.I.P.
tiny houses small dwellings of every shape and size
The best Olympic photographs of 2008 | Sport | guardian.co.uk
Christmas Island atomic bombs | Salon
Famine as commerce: Africa's tragedy Devander Sharma / AgBioIndia 6aug02
Photo Tampering Throughout History
YouTube - The End of All Things
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Exclusive: Chief Fired by Palin Speaks Out - Washington Post Investigations Exclusive: Chief Fired by Palin Speaks Out (this will be good)
Media Matters - Forbes.com claimed Palin "oppos[es]" earmarks -- but her administration said it requested them this year
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Palin Probe Could Mean Election-Eve Trouble for McCain
6 things the Palin pick says about McCain - Jim VandeHei and John F. Harris - Politico.com
EzraKlein Archive | The Palin Reception
John McCain Chooses a Running Mate | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Kevin Drum - Mother Jones Blog: Palin on the Issues
YouTube - Scarborough reacts to Palin news
DNCC Video Experience (HD video of Acceptance Speech)
YouTube - OBAMA FULL SPEECH: Offers Policy Specifics, Goes on Offense v. McCain
YouTube - OBAMA: Convention Bio Video/Intro
The Corner - Barack Obama's Acceptance Speech (transcript)
American Rhetoric: Online Speech Bank - Index of Speeches A-F
Barack Obama Democratic National Convention Speech Map | Political Maps
Obama Theme Song | Ask Metafilter (wow)
UPDATE 1-Obama acceptance speech believed to set TV record | Reuters
YouTube - Pat Buchanan Loved Obama's Convention Speech
Barack Obama: He Completes Us | The Daily Show | Comedy Central
Jon Soltz: 60 Days To Judge a Commander in Chief?
Media Matters by Jamison Foser - An Olympic-sized opportunity missed
Alpharetta-based Integrity bank fails | ajc.com - had Christian-centered philosophy, prayers every day, faith-based accounting and huge compensation
Confessions of a porn addict pastor | The Daily Telegraph
Ian Angus, "The Myth of the Tragedy of the Commons" - most-reprinted articles ever to appear in any scientific journal (written by prof Garrett Hardin w/no evidence at all - A Politically Useful Myth)
PrawfsBlawg: Michael Heller's The Gridlock Economy
SSRN-The Tragedy of the Anticommons: Property in the Transition from Marx to Markets by Michael Heller
The Tragedy of the Commons, by Garrett Hardin: The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics: Library of Economics and Liberty
YouTube - MYTHBUSTERS - Fascination With The Dodo Bird Pt 1, with Adam Savage.
082908
Gallup Daily: Obama Stretches Lead to 8 Points
Palin Pick Leaves Bruised Feelings | The Trail | washingtonpost.com
Think Progress McCain To Announce Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin As His Vice Presidential Pick /a>
Sarah Palin: Dems Pounce On McCain Pick
Bearing Up - New York Times (Palin hates polar bears)
Talking Points Memo | Palin: A Scandal We Can Believe In!
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | AK Gov. Says Staffer Pressed for Trooper's Firing
Afarensis: Intelligent Design and the Alaska Governor's Race (Palin is a fundie creationist)
Sarah Palin on the Issues
Daily Kos: Conservatives React to Palin - We're looking at a full-blown meltdown.
Sarah Palin Vice President Nominee (that didn't take long)
Daily Kos: Betraying McCain's desperation
Below The Beltway - Absurd Comment Ever - Fox News Channels Steve Doocy says Sarah Palin has foreign policy experience because her state is across the Bering Sea from Russia.
Anti-choice, anti-science, and corrupt - The Jed Report
Daily Kos: Obama campaign should ram Rove's quote down McCain's throat
Analysis: Palin's age, inexperience rival Obama's - Yahoo! News By Ron Fournier, Associated Press Superhack
Media Matters - CNN's Castellanos falsely claimed Obama never held a job for four years in his life
Putin Asserts Link Between U.S. Election and Georgia War - washingtonpost.com
Russia 'to Absorb' South Ossetia - TIME
Attack on Iran expected - Domestic - Telegraaf.nl
Fear and Loathing | Democratic National Convention | Denver 2008
MSNBC Host Rips AP Reporter's Analysis of Obama Speech
ABC News: ABC Reporter Arrested in Denver Taking Pictures of Senators, Big Donors
Asa Eslocker: An Update - mediabistro.com: FishbowlDC (cigar-chomping thug Denver cops, meanwhile, hotel admits it doesn't own the sidewalk)
AT&T thanks the Blue Dog Democrats with a lavish party - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide GM Offers Early Retirement to 9,000 Salaried Workers
GM Recalling 944,000 Vehicles - Time -
the physics arXiv blog Blog Archive Do nuclear decay rates depend on our distance from the sun?
Now Hear This: Don't Remove Earwax | LiveScience
Cure for deafness now within reach - Telegraph
Bosnia Overcomes Ancient Ethnic and Religious Divisions to Unite in Anger Against Gay Festival News
It's official: Comcast starts 250GB bandwidth caps October 1
London from above, at night - The Big Picture - Boston.com
YouTube - Adam & Jamie draw a MONA LISA in 80 milliseconds! at NVIDIA's Show
The Top 100 Classic Web Sites - Fun and Games - Reviews by PC Magazine
NASA Images Show Gamma Ray Bursts Across Milky Way - washingtonpost.com
10 Most Incredible Ancient Oases in the World
082808
US election: McCain tries to spoil the party | World news | guardian.co.uk Republican candidate may reveal name of vice-presidential running mate in effort to steal the limelight from Obama
Op-Ed Contributor - Robert A. Caro - Op-Ed Contributor - Lyndon Johnsons Dream, Obamas Speech - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com - Op-Ed (Racist South)
Military help for Georgia is a 'declaration of war', says Moscow in extraordinary warning to the West| News | This is London
Daily Kos: McCain Advisor: There are no uninsured Americans ("So, there you have it. Voila! Problem solved.")
That, Democrats, is how it's done - Swampland - TIME - That, Democrats, is how it's done (but it was "Beautiful Day" not "Addicted to Love," Amy, geesh)
Rove Versus Lieberman: Rove Tried To Kill Lieberman As VP Pick
McCain's Prickly TIME Interview - Time (McGrouchy)
What is the Keating Five? For anyone not aware of the Keating Five, heres a very simple summary (McSleazy)
\ Daily Kos: Beer Heiress Foreign Policy Cindy McCain is in the country of Georgia. Are you freaking kidding me?!?
ObamaTaxCut.com - calculate your tax cut under Obama
Stuart Sender: Ted Koppel Tells Us Why the Media Fails to Cover the Real Issues the mainstream media is too distracted by what's immediate to cover what's important (bright shiny objects)
Hustler Articles - Who Is MSNBC Anchor Joe Scarborough?
The Messiah-Complex Complex The right's silly obsession with the Obama "cult."
Seumas Milne: Georgia is the graveyard of America's unipolar world | Comment is free | The Guardian Russia's defiance in the Caucasus has brought down the curtain on Bush senior's new world order - not before time (America the has-been)
Talking Points Memo | The Golden Speech - John Kerry
The History Of The Word Fuck | Funny Monty Python Video Web TV & Video
Science Today: It is not you, but low chemicals in your brain causing obesity
Bell Labs Kills Fundamental Physics Research | Gadget Lab from Wired.com
Antibacterial Cannabinoids from Cannabis sativa: A Structure-Activity Study
Scientists Reprogram Adult Cells' Function
082708
Think Progress Bush administration sought to extend troop presence in Iraq through 2015
Hillary Clinton Speech Reactions (VIDEO)
YouTube - Dennis Kucinich * WAKE UP AMERICA!!!* Dems Convention 2008
Charles Hurt: Convention Insider Pelosi Heckled Everywhere She Goes (poor baby)
The Raw Story | Ohio GOP illegally funneled $495,000 from federal account, top campaign finance official writes (Kenny "no vote for you" Blackwell)
Media Matters - Minutes after Begala debunked the falsehood, CNN caption claimed Casey "was denied a speaking role ... because he opposed abortion rights" (the undead lie)
Religion and politics | Losing their religion? | Economist.com More Americans are questioning the role of religion in politics (just as the DNC goes all faithy)
Davis warns of a new civil war with Southern states : Home : The Buffalo News Candidate for 26th Congressionial district sees possibility of secession due to Mexican immigrants
Media Matters - O'Donnell asked why not let McCaskill give a "red meat" speech at the DNC -- McCaskill did, but MSNBC didn't cover (Noron)
Media Matters - AP "FactCheck" distorted Dems' claim that McCain voted with Bush "90 percent of the time" (Darlene Superville, facts are liberal)
100 Photographs that Changed the World by LIFE - The Digital Journalist
Pictures that Changed the World
What Does a Sick C.E.O. Do to His Company? - Freakonomics - Opinion - New York Times Blog
From papyrus to cyberspace: Israel to make Dead Sea Scrolls available online | World news | guardian.co.uk
Killing bacteria with cannabis (MRSA)
Black Raspberries Slow Cancer By Altering Hundreds Of Genes
082608
Scoop: PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intelligence Finding (US, Britain colluded in lies)
AC Grayling: Safe in our cages | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk Proposals to monitor all our communications are an intolerable assault on liberty in the name of security
Israel Threatens Use of Force Against Free Gaza Movement Boats - The Seminal :: Independent Media and Politics
Ain't Nobody's Business If You Do - Author's Notes
motivational photo poster: Conspiracy Theories - You can trust Fox News to deliver everytime - Demotivator 2514
Hullabaloo Who's Our (Sugar) Daddy?
McCain has to campaign in Arizona. McCain is barely ahead in the state where he has the most houses
U.N. Says U.S. Airstrikes Killed 90 Afghan Civilians Last Week - washingtonpost.com (military lied, again, and again, and again)
Swing State Project:: NC-Sen: Hagan Takes the Lead in New Poll (over the 200 year-old Liddy Dole)
ABC News: McCain's Ambien Use: a Security Threat? Sleep Drug Known for Memory-Linked Side Effects; Most Doctors Unconcerned
Judge Denies White House Request for Stay, Says Miers Must Testify
Mission Creep: America's Unwelcome Advances The Pentagon's foreign overtures are running into a world of public opposition.
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com Warnings to Russia from Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham
Washington Is Quietly Repudiating Its Debts - WSJ.com
ABC News: FDIC Warns of More Bank Troubles The Government Insures Depositors When Banks Fail, But Does It Have Enough Cash?
AGORA Entertainment & I.O.U.S.A.
Forgot your password? may be weakest link - The Red Tape Chronicles - MSNBC.com
Dramatic Spread of H1N1 Tamiflu Resistance Puzzles Experts
Did Rumbling Give Rise to Rome? -- Malakoff 2008 (822): 3 -- ScienceNOW
Burning incense linked to respiratory cancers | Health | Reuters
Evolving Thoughts: Why are there still monkeys?
082508
Iraq PM says U.S. agrees to withdraw troops by 2011 | U.S. | Reuters (Iraq will kick out Bush 3 years into Obama's terms)
Patrick Cockburn: US Out of Iraq by "2011" Contractors Lose Immunity
Think Progress » 80 percent says United States is on the wrong track (but they'll vote for McStupid anyway)
Op-Ed Columnist - Accentuate the Negative - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Joe Biden's pro-RIAA, pro-FBI tech voting record - Yahoo! News (Sen. MBNA, tried to outlaw "unauthorized programs" on your computer)
Donklephant » Blog Archive » Joe Biden: The Democratic Dick Cheney
YouTube - Bush, Cheney, PNAC, & The Criminal Conspiracy To Invade Iraq
Daily Kos: The Traditional Media is Trying to Destroy Obama's Candidacy With Update
DeLay might be cleared of charges Appeals court says money-laundering law didn't apply to checks.
Baldwin Park Democrat: Where is John McCain's Missing POW History?
THE.personal.IS.political: McCain's Gambling, And Tax Evasion?
Talking Points Memo | John McCain considers his philandering and abandoning his first wife and kids a "blessing." McCain has never earned a dime in the private sector during his entire seventy-two years on this planet
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - AT&T thanks the Blue Dog Democrats with a lavish party (cheap whores)
Matthew Yglesias Im a Brilliant, Original, and Idiosyncratic Thinker But Dont Ever Disagree With Me
Media Matters - Cavuto guest Hoenig: "[W]hy should I be responsible for paying for Joe Biden's brain aneurysms?"
Think Progress NBC Censors Sexual Orientation Of Openly Gay Gold Medalist Diver
Where have all the real men gone? - Times Online
For a vet, McCain's record sorely lacking | newsleader.com | The News Leader (anti-veteran)
Pentagon tells Bush: climate change will destroy us | Environment | The Observer
Tensions boil between Obama-Clinton camps - John F. Harris and Mike Allen - Politico.com
Richard Cohen Displays Delicate, Wafer-Thin Skin (pissed because O'b hasn't invited him to dinner)
Media Matters - NY Times again repeated falsehood that Casey was denied speaking slot at '92 Dem convention "because of his anti-abortion views" (zombie lies, recycled again)
T alking Points Memo | Howard Wolfson Confirms Rift Between Bill Clinton And Obama - BC feels like he was painted as a racist during the primary process (o rly)
Voting in America
AP: Drugs found in drinking water - USATODAY.com
Does air conditioning make people vote Republican? | Salon Life
Women and Children First! | Bitch Magazine What's Up With War Reporting's Chivalry?
dispatches / Godville
Armed Forces Journal - Cause for relief - June 2008 - Why presidents no longer fire generals
Armed Forces Journal - Carpet bombing in cyberspace - May 2008 Why America needs a military botnet
Armed Forces Journal - The counterterrorism paradox - June 2008 Put the terrorist threat in perspective
Get the Right Amount of Sex - Big Think - Featured Ideas
Mindful Exercise - New York Times
Picturing our thoughts - The Boston Globe We're looking for too much in brain scans.
Free Will vs. the Programmed Brain: Scientific American
Fleshmap: Studies of Desire
Death Of Print: 5 ways the newspapers botched the Web
Drilling Down - Preferring the Web Over Watching TV - NYTimes.com children ages 10 to 14 who use the Internet, the computer is a bigger draw than the TV set
Glob-a-log » Blog Archive » Thatcher is now so senile she forgets her husband is dead – which is an improvement: When she was Prime Minister she forgot 99% of the people were alive
Swedish government makes it illegal for schools to teach religious doctrine as if it were true | Political Bunker
YouTube - Richard Dawkins reads his email (from Christians)
Science: Cool Total Solar Eclipse PICS view!
Olympic Recap pics
082408
13 DAYS IN AUGUST - Yahoo! News - The Polish Missile Crisis: Bush's Last War?
Think Progress Halperin: McCains Houses Gaffe One Of The Worst Moments Of The Campaign For ... Barack Obama (of course)
The Raw Story | Documents reveal PR push for Iraq war preceded intel findings
Op-Ed Columnist - Last Call for Change We Can Believe In - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Political Irony I just dont know about this Obama fellow
Joe Biden's pro-RIAA, pro-FBI tech voting record | Politics and Law - CNET News.com
Images That Changed The World ?
IEEE Spectrum: Quantum Weirdness: Two Times Zero Doesn't Always Equal Zero
Ten ancient observatories spied from space - Space- msnbc.com
10 Questions, and Answers, About Evolution - NYTimes.com
082308
Documents Reveal PR Push for Iraq War Preceded Intel Findings | AfterDowningStreet.org
Talking Points Memo | Coalition air strikes kill 76 Afghan civilians: interior ministry (19 women and 50 children)_
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 08/23/2008 | As Democrats gather, liberal positions gaining in popularity (but no one calls themselves that)
Commentary: Why VP choice is crucial for values voters - CNN.com ("values voters" = white Evangelicals, no one else has "values")
Name on government watch list threatens pilot's career - CNN.com (convert to Islam, get added to terror list)
Slashdot | As of October, FBI To Allow Warrantless Investigations would allow them to spy on American citizens who are not suspected of any crime.
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCains Bought Second Beach Condo At Around Time McCain Said Struggling Homeowners Needed To Skip Vacations
The Columbus Dispatch : Ohio's voting machine glitch exposed Touch-screens can't be fixed before election, Brunner says - half of Ohio's counties
Company acknowledges voting machine error - Yahoo! News (and 33 other states)
Unfit for Publication: Swiftboater Book 'The Obama Nation' Filled with Falsehoods | Media and Technology | AlterNet
ARPA: Celebrations and critiques of contemporary journalism
Reducing Americans' Vulnerability to Ecstasy Act - Wikipedia (Biden sponsered RAVE Act)
Political positions of Joe Biden - Wikipedia (pro-invasion, pro-War, pro-Bush, pro-Israel, anti-drug)
Gerry Canavan: 'The Case Against Delaware' - rapacious parasite state with a long history of disloyalty and avarice.
Biden in 2007 interview: I am a Zionist - Israel News, Ynetnews
Gripping Tales, Unknown Sources - washingtonpost.com - Review by Ron Suskind
Jonathan Mahler's 'The Challenge' Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight Over Presidential Power
University of Illinois Legal Working Paper Series: Spiritualism and Will(s) in the Age of Contract
Disney's rights to young Mickey Mouse may be wrong - Los Angeles Times
Suicidal bacteria illustrates evolution of co-operation | ZME Science
AFF Doublethink Online Some Like It Raw (big dairy's war on un-boiled milk) w
5 Scientific Theories That Will Make Your Head Explode | Cracked.com
Surfer Cat is Amused : Wacky Archives
H-Net Review: Kimba Allie Tichenor on The Future of Gender
Polygamy is the key to a long life - being-human - 19 August 2008 - New Scientist
Council for Secular Humanism Why Is Polygamy Illegal?
Archives & Museum Informatics: Museums and the Web 2008: Paper: Mannion, S., Seeing Tibetan Art Through Social Tags
Flickr: The Great Diagrams in Anthropology, Linguistics, & Social Theory Pool
Pseudoscience: Gavin Menzies: 1421 The Year China Discovered The World | The Baheyeldin Dynasty
The myth of Menzies' "1421 " exposed
The online image editor pixlr
082208
Flaws Found In Watch List For Terrorists - WSJ.com (1/2 billion dollars and you can't search it)
Google Enterprise: Google Search Appliance
RussiaToday : News : Syria: well host Russian missile system
Crooks and Liars FBI wants power to investigate citizens without any basis for suspicion
Barack Obama's aides worrying over what Bill Clinton will say in his convention speech - Telegraph
Automaker Bailout: Detroit's Big Three Want $25 Billion in Loans: WSJ (Detroit flops, wants big bailout by taxpayers)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide GM, Ford Seek $50 Billion From U.S., Double Request
Dan Froomkin - A Timetable By Any Other Name - washingtonpost.com
Open Left:: Mommy, Where Do Wankers Come From?
pandagon.net The McCain campaign has released a sequel to Barack Obama: Antichrist Pimp,
Who says John McCain is out of touch with the common people?
Matthew Yglesias Income Distribution Fun Facts
YouTube - CNN Talks With John McCain About His Keating Five Scandal
Mark Nickolas: The Anatomy of a Deception: How The McCains Changed Their Baby Adoption Story Just Before 2008 Campaign Began
The right and men who live off their second wives' inherited wealth - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Obama slams McCain's inability to count family residences - USATODAY.com
Stumper : The Danger of McCain's 'Seven Houses' Slip: Age, Not Wealth
pandagon.net - Bill Donohue opens his foul trap on The Mike Signorile Show
Daily Kos: Keys to the Democratic Convention/ ZOMG!!! I Got Linked By Josh Marshall!!!
The book they can't stop! A Review of Bugliosi's -- The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder
New Bush Rule: Doctors Can Refuse To Give Women Abortions
Street Prophets: Faith and Politics: Dear Jim Wallis: Who Is "We"? (telling women what they "need")
David Rothkopf's "Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They Are Making" | Salon Books Are Bill Clinton, Rupert Murdoch, the pope and Osama bin Laden part of a new global power elite that may make traditional governments obsolete?
Children are swearing already, so why can't Jacqueline Wilson? | Books | guardian.co.uk
In Praise of Melancholy - ChronicleReview.com American culture's overemphasis on happiness misses an essential part of a full life
BLDGBLOG: Mayan Muons and Unmapped Rooms
UT Maya Muon Group - About Us
Computerworld - New attack against multiple encryption functions New mathematical attack works against a broad range cryptographic functions.
082108
U.S. demands Russia leave Georgia "now" - Yahoo! News (or Condi will turn blue)
The decay of serious journalism and Rachel Maddow's new show - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Sacha Zimmerman (OMG there's a librul on my teevee)
Report Rejects Medicare Boast of Paring Fraud - NYTimes.com (more lies from the Bushies)
Lifestyles of The Rich & Out of Touch : McCain vs. Minnesota (McNutz' 7 or 8 or 10 or 11 homes)
Planning to E-Vote? Read This First: Scientific American With less than three months before the presidential election, the hotly contested state, Ohio, along with others, continue to have problems with E-voting technology (O Rly O hio)
Richard Clarke: "Quick Draw John" McCain Wanted War Before Bush Did
White House missing as many as 225 days of e-mail (Cheney ate them)
Failed venture follows anti-Obama author - The Boston Globe (Corsi Swiftboated by himself) w
The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan Does Bush Believe McCain Was Tortured?
Why I Will Not Vote for John McCain
Wtf: McCain Blamed Sadistic Gays For Ill-Treatment In Vietnam
Pastor Rick's Test The Candidates Submit, and a Principle Suffers
YouTube - "War President" John McCain Would Implement Mandatory Military Service!
I Spent Years as a POW with John McCain, and His Finger Should Not Be Near the Red Button | Election 2008 | AlterNet
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCain Camp Responds On Houses Gaffe: He Was A POW!
Think Progress Limbaugh: Obama won primaries because no one had the guts to stand up and say no to a black guy.
White House Spy Scare
ABC News: TSA Fires Back: Blames Airline for 'Security Violation' (idiot TSA inspector wrecks 9 planes, blames airlines)
News: Many support ex-principal in gay rights case | davis, gay, students : NWFDailynews.com - "I guess I didn't realize we were this bad," Scott said (Christian hicks run up 325K in court costs)
The Autumn of the Multitaskers : Multitasking is dumbing us down and driving us crazy (if you a guy, anyway)
Visualization Strategies: Text & Documents - Tim Showers
082008
Norway: Russia to cut all military ties with NATO - Yahoo! News
Candidates' church chat erodes U.S. principles -- chicagotribune.com
Homeland Security Today - news and analysis - Of Torture and Terrorism
The Great Consumer Crash of 2009 - Seeking Alpha
Fat into muscle - how to turn a beer gut into a six-pack - Telegraph
Star sign could lead to Olympic gold - Yahoo! News
Science News / I, Magpie
SEOmoz | Google Search Engine Ranking Factors
We're running out of IPv4 addresses. Time for IPv6. Really.
Synthetic Molecules Could Add Spice To Fight Against Cancer
People History for the Classroom (Howard Zinn)
YouTube - An anthropological introduction to YouTube
Official Google Blog: We knew the web was big...
Review - Postcolonial Disorders
Hoover Institution - Policy Review - Deterring Terrorists What Israel has learned
The neuroscience delusion TLS Neuroaesthetics is wrong about our experience of literature and it is wrong about humanity
081908
Nancy Pelosi, the Author's Tour and Impeachment
Rice: Military power is "not the way to deal in the 21st century" - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Seymour Hersh: Cheney, Neocons Considered Killing Americans in Pretext to Attack Iran
Pope warns Italy in danger or returning to fascism | guardian.co.uk Berlusconi moves to limit damage caused by anti-racism comments
Commentary: Is McCain another George W. Bush? - CNN.com
Tom Shales Hits Helen Thomas -- Way Out of Line? Shales accuses Thomas of stridency in criticizing Israel and defending its enemies but offers no evidence (your Israeli media)
Think Progress Gingrich Claims Tire Inflation Lines Big Oils Pockets
Media Matters - LA Times suggested Casey did not speak at 1992 convention because he was an "outspoken abortion opponent" (zombie lies)
Court: Passengers can challenge no-fly list
Asia Times Online :: Russia bids to rid Georgia of its folly
Remembrance of viruses past : Nature News Long-lived survivors of the 1918 flu pandemic may hold the key to defeating future outbreaks.
Neuroscience: One Pill Makes You Autistic -- And One Pill Changes You Back
Picturing our thoughts - The Boston Globe We're looking for too much in brain scans.
081808
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | FBI Agrees To Release More Details From Anthrax Probe, Backpeddles On Key Elements (cracks in the case)
NYT Backs Up NBC: McCain Was Not In "Cone Of Silence" Before Saddleback
Think Progress Colbert, Stewart viewers more well-informed than those watching OReilly, Dobbs.
The Secret Deal For Iraq's Oil (Cheney/Halliburton)
YouTube - John Conyers learns of Bush crimes on Democracy Now! Part 1
RussiaToday : Interview with Eduard Shevardnadze - a big mistake
OpEdNews Sibel Edmonds Case: FBI files "formal complaint" with Sunday Times
Youth Delegates at DNC Outnumber Those at RNC 15 - 1 | Future Majority
Wall St slides as credit worries rattle financials: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance
Antidepressants May Lower Driving Skills - Health News Story - WPLG Miami
Science News / Do Subatomic Particles Have Free Will? If we have free will, so do subatomic particles, mathematicians claim to prove
Astronomers Find a New "Minor Planet" near Neptune | Universe Today
081708
OSI Gazette Blog Archive McCain Calls Americans Stupid (People who make under $80,000 are too stupid to understand taxes anyway)
Think Progress The partisan divide of cable news viewers (Republican news for Dems)
TBRNews.org - The Voice of the White House (Bush fucks up again with Georgia)
RussiaToday : News : War moves from battleground to broadcasting studio
Putins War Enablers: Bush and Cheney - CommonDreams.org
Firedoglake Georgia Blames Russia And BushCo For Invasion
YouTube - TPMtv: Am NOT Not An Expert!
A. Siegel: McCain Lied or was Confused: You make the call
ABC News: McCain's Ambien Use: a Security Threat?
F.B.I. Will Present Scientific Evidence in Anthrax Case to Counter Doubts - NYTimes.com
Daily Kos: 127 Republicans Behaving Badly (including 100 child-molesters)
YouTube - 1st Foundational Falsehood of Creationism
Zwamneus Report, opmerkelijk nieuws, commentaar en ongein | Religion
Obituaries - Vallejo Times Herald Dolores Aguilar
YouTube - The Most Important Video You'll Ever See (part 1 of 8)
How copyright got to its current state (Patry blog ending) - O'Reilly News
Mp3: VidtoMP3 Converts Online Video Clips to MP3
Richard Dawkins' attack on Islamic Creationism is long overdue :: Damian Thompson
081608
U.S. May Ease Police Spy Rules - washingtonpost.com More Federal Intelligence Changes Planned (domestic spying mainstreamed + permanent dossiers)
Domestic plan would turn cops into spies, ACLU says | Nation | Star-Telegram.com
Daily Kos: Suskind Sees Hope in Unfolding Investigations
Wire Politics - McCain and his mother don't recall old lawsuits - sacbee.com
Blast Off!: Wingnut deconstruction
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - Sixteen years later, media still peddle Bob Casey myth
YouTube - BBC Elections Report 2001 - Where it all started
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The American Military Crisis
Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, The Lessons of Endless War
Television - The Most Trusted Man in America? - NYTimes.com Jon Stewart
'We Are All Georgians'? Not So Fast. - washingtonpost.com
Is Not Western Hypocrisy Astonishing? by Patrick J. Buchanan (yeah, compare Israel's "disproportionate response")
Open Left:: Rick Warren, Neutral Arbiter (lying, invading countries, torture ok)
Dr. Doom - Profile - Nouriel Roubini - Predicting Crisis in the United States Economy - NYTimes.com
Review: Bracing For Armageddon? by William R. Clark The Science and Politics of Bioterrorism in America
Censorship in the United States - Wikipedia - Ban on material support for foreign boycotts - Economic and political boycotts of Israel (no divestment for you)
CJR: Quashing Climate Dissent?
Salon.com Technology | Are you losing your memory thanks to the Internet? The ability to continually look up information is changing how and what we remember. But maybe that's not a bad thing.
Frogs on the Verge of a Major Extinction | Popular Science Scientists say amphibian death could be the start of the first mass extinction since the dinosaurs
Bad science: From the mouths of morons in the media | Comment is free | The Guardian
BBC NEWS | Technology | Legal milestone for open source
081508
Czech political scene split over Georgia - 15-08-2008 14:34 UTC - Radio Prague
On the Hill - NYTimes.com - House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on The Why-Haven’t-You Impeached-the-President Book Tour (NYT claims "no talk of impeaching her" heh)
The Page - by Mark Halperin - TIME The Obama campaign releases a 41-page, point-by-point rebuttal of Corsi’s new Swift-Boat-style book about the Senator.
The Raw Story | 'Obama the Antichrist?' CNN actually asks
Daily Kos: Breaking: Conyers Calls Committee Back from Summer Recess to Investigate Suskind Allegations
The Raw Story | News crew crashes Denver's DNC 'concentration camp'
Open Left:: How the Villagers Defend Their Turf
BBC NEWS | Americas | US jail guards in Iraq abuse case
Media Matters - Myths and falsehoods about oil policies (Bush/McCain lies)
Talking Points Memo | His Grandiosity on Display - pampered commentators
YouTube - Fox News: 12 Year Old Girl Truth about Georgia
Is It Worse Than Watergate? Americans Won't Know - Unless We Investigate, Charge and Prosecute | AfterDowningStreet.org
Rhetorical Questions Who will win the presidential debates? (the moderators suck)
Media-Newswire.com - on the Massachusetts ballot this November, only one question -- #2 the decriminalization of marijuana -- appears all but certain to pass
Judge refuses to lift gag order on MIT students in Boston subway-hack case
Drug that uses the body's cells to blast cancer | Mail Online
Review - Philosophy of Biology - Philosophy
Review - Revolution in Psychology - Psychology (more Marxism)
Review - Experimental Philosophy - Philosophy
Review - Fear of Knowledge
Teacher's 'branding' case opens a religious divide - Los Angeles Times
foto_decadent: Sex (Madonna, for as long as it stays up)
National Geographic Magazine - Map of the Day
Arctic ice refuses to melt as ordered | The Register There's something rotten north of Denmark
Nothingness of Space Could Illuminate the Theory of Everything | Subatomic Particles | Discover Magazine | Could the vacuum contain dark energy, gravity particles, and frictionless gears?
Teleportation? Very Possible. Next Up: Time Travel. | Subatomic Particles | DISCOVER Magazine
The Sunspot Enigma: The Sun is “Dead”—What Does it Mean for Earth?
Honeybee deaths reaching crisis point threatening fruit and vegetable pollination | Environment | guardian.co.uk
Mankind is the 'Earth's biggest threat' - Telegraph
MIT solves puzzle of meteorite-asteroid link - MIT News Office
Winnipeg Free Press - New water lily species called proof of evolution
Visual Science - The Genetic Map of Europe - NYTimes.com
Splashup.swf (online photoshop-like app)
081408
Russia's aim in Georgia battle was strategic - Los Angeles Times U.S. experts say Moscow's goal in the Georgia battle has been to lay claim to a sphere of influence on Russia's periphery.
They gave us a republic...:: Real News: Nuclear War By Miscalculation, and The Russo-Georgian War and the Balance of Power (Neocons may cause nuclear war)
Vladimir Putin's mastery checkmates the West | Michael Binyon - Times Online Russia has been biding its time, but its victory in Georgia has been brutal - and brilliant
Clinton to get roll call at Democratic convention
Hair Samples in Anthrax Case Don't Match - washingtonpost.com Strands From Mailbox in Princeton Are Not From Ivins, Investigators Say
Emptywheel » Shorter WaPo: The Anthrax Case Sux
Talking Points Memo | Put Not Your Faith in AEI
McCain's Confusing Message On Who's to Blame in Georgia - The Jed Report
Media Matters - MMFA investigates: Who is Jerome Corsi, co-author of Swift Boat Vets attack book? (worthy of the Times front page)
Pelosi warns Lieberman for undercutting Obama
Op-Ed Columnist - Yes, She Can - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com “A woman who wildly mismanages and bankrupts a quarter-of-a-billion-dollar campaign operation, and then blames sexism in society, will dampen the dreams of our daughters.”
The Associated Press: New Orleans cops cleared in bridge shooting (no trial for killer cops)
Irvine Housing Blog - Indy Crack Indy Crack
John McCain on Civil Rights
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com Salon Radio: Morton Halperin (former DC ACLU head gave cover to FISA)
Lawyers, Guns and Money: Don't Do Them Any Favors Peter Beinart gets plenty of criticism for being wrong about the Iraq War, but in fairness he's been wrong about other things too.
Think Progress » U.S. Troops Deployed Abroad Reject McCain’s Iraq Plans, Donate 6:1 To Obama (media: troops love McCain)
John McCain Technology | Salon News Why the Arizona senator, who can barely Google, is not the chief that an increasingly technological world requires
The Associated Press: Documents: Julia Child part of WWII era spy ring
Op-Ed Columnist - Harmony and the Dream - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com - societies with an individualist mentality and the ones with a collectivist mentality.
Today in the NY Times: Interactions or Causes? « Neuroanthropology (David Brooks, among others)
Cultural Neuroscience « Neuroanthropology
High-Aptitude Minds: The Neurological Roots of Genius: Scientific American
Psychedelic Healing?: Scientific American Hallucinogenic drugs, which blew minds in the 1960s, soon may be used to treat mental ailments
Asia Times Online : Sufism, sodomy and Satan By Spengler
Reclaiming the morality of abortion and the overdue change to the Democratic platform. - By Linda Hirshman - Slate Magazine
Open Left:: McCain Prepares to Hand the Internet Over to Comcast, Verizon, AT&T
Johann Hari: We need to stop being such cowards about Islam - Johann Hari, Commentators - The Independent
Julian Critchley: All the experts admit that we should legalise drugs - Commentators, Opinion - The Independent
Court: violating copyleft = copyright infringement
Physicists spooked by faster-than-light information transfer : Nature News Quantum weirdness even stranger than previously thought.
Uni. Washington and Microsoft Research collaborates on (yet another) mindblowing 3D photo viewer - istartedsomething
For Most People, College Is a Waste of Time - WSJ.com (Mr Bell Curve)
How to End a Relationship | ThinkSimpleNow.com
Language Log » David Brooks, Social Psychologist
Annals of Crime: The Chameleon: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker
Brain will be battlefield of future, warns report | Science | guardian.co.uk
"Elite" HIV wife may hold secret to AIDS vaccine - Yahoo! News
Experts Accuse Bush Administration of Foot-Dragging on DNS Security Hole | Threat Level from Wired.com
Who Lives There - Clingstone - The Old House and the Sea - NYTimes.com
081308
Some Georgians Blame Saakashvili for Russian Raids | Newsweek International | Newsweek.com
Georgia Says Russian Attack Continues in Spite of Accord - NYTimes.com
Before the Gunfire, Cyberattacks - NYTimes.com
U.S. refuses Israel weapons to attack Iran: report | U.S. | Reuters
Think Progress McCain: In the 21st century, nations dont invade other nations (McBumble)
Why Impeachment is Off The Table - Jack & Jill Politics
Protestors Dog Pelosi on Her LA Book Tour at American Jewish University | The LA Progressive
Friedman calls McCain a cynical candidate who thinks Americans are bloody stupid - The Carpetbagger Report (suck. on. this.)
Booman Tribune ~ Understanding MoDo
YouTube - Firestorm Erupts As Colmes talks about McCain's Infidelity
> Matthew Yglesias - Being Wrong Isnt Strong - "Strong on National Security" Evan Bayh
Media Matters - Limbaugh: "Edwards might be attracted to a woman whose mouth did something other than talk"
Talking Points Memo | Main Squeeze (NYT, as usual, missed the point)
Cokie Roberts Draws Heated Reactions | KGMB9 News Hawaii
Operation Northwoods
Operation Northwoods: US Planned Fake Terror Attacks On Citizens To Create Support For Cuban War
Seed: A New State of Mind: New research is linking dopamine to complex social phenomena and changing neuroscience in the process.
TG Daily - Surprise, surprise: U.S. broadband is slow. Really slow.
Call for compensation after shelving of Islam novel | Books | guardian.co.uk
You Still Can't Write About Muhammad - WSJ.com
Judge says UC can deny religious course credit
BBC NEWS | UK | Tough-on-drugs policy 'pointless'
The Pill Makes Women Pick Bad Mates - Yahoo! News - Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) genes

YouTube - cnn
Medical trials explore benefits of hallucinogenic drugs to patients with terminal illnesses | Science | The Guardian
081208
Ceasefire in Georgia: Putin Outmaneuvers the West - International - Spiegel Online - News (wasn't that hard)
Matthew Yglesias The Limits of Bluster (what was Shakashvili thinking? Took Bush seriously)
The Front-Runners Fall (the Hilliary Memos)
Talking Points Memo | McCain's Memos (press thought Hilliary's negative ads were accidental)
Justice Staffers Won't Be Prosecuted For Illegal Hiring Practices
Intel Abuse:as if you needed more evidence - The Seminal :: Independent Media and Politics
Bush to relax protected species rules - Environment- msnbc.com Plan takes scientists out of decision making on species status (developers to decide what's endangered)
Daily Kos: Torture Generates Turmoil at the APA
Daily Kos: American Psychological Association Turns Blind Eye To Psychologists' Aid in Torture Programs
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide One Third of New Owners Owe More Than House Is Worth (holy shit)
Our phony economy By Jonathan Rowe (Harper's Magazine) (economic "stimulus")
Representation Without Taxation: Study Says Most Corporations Avoid US Income Tax
Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance Comes to Brookings - CommonDreams.org
Photography as a Weapon - Errol Morris - Zoom - New York Times Blog
Why Digg and Reddit are Doomed (and Metafilter Isnt) : The Cranking Widgets Blog
BBC NEWS | Health | Running 'can slow ageing process'
FuturePundit: Men Subconsciously Prefer Blue Eyed Women As Paternity Test
Worcester Telegram & Gazette News: Chemist allowed to go home, sans his lab ("no more dangerous than typical household cleaning products" - Pamela A. Wilderman cited for exteme ignorance)
081108
Dan Froomkin - Bush's Georgian Betrayal - washingtonpost.com (war preznit bunnypants is still clowning around at the Olympics)
Booman Tribune ~ Georgia: A Reality Check for the Left
Putin Assails US Over Conflict With Georgia
We helped in Iraq - now help us, beg Georgians - Times Online If they wont help us now, why did we help them in Iraq? (ask Georgie)
Think Progress Neocons Call For U.S. To Launch War With Russia
Exiled Online - War Nerd: South Ossetia, The War of My Dreams - By Gary Brecher
Russia: Again Savior of Peace and Life - Pravda.Ru (Israel involved)
Think Progress Rice refuses to interrupt her holidays to deal with Georgian conflict.
What's the answer to this? - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (FBI's fake "evidence")
Op-Ed Contributor - Open Questions on a Closed Case - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Al-Qa'eda in Iraq alienated by cucumber laws and brutality - Telegraph brutal crackdown on activities it regards as un-Islamic - including women buying cucumbers (dirty minds)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 08/11/2008 | McCain donor tied to questionable contributions in Florida
How Is John McCain's Affair Different from John Edwards'? | Election 2008 | AlterNet
ABC News: Wolfson: Edwards' Cover-up Cost Clinton the Nomination (not a good idea, Howard)
President Bush: The Clockwatcher-in-Chief? - David Corn (bored child)
Talking Points Memo | Bob Kerrey: McCain "Can Deal With Crisis" (Kerrey always was an idiot)
FT.com / Asia-Pacific / China - China to overtake US as largest manufacturer
2008 Olympics Opening Ceremony - The Big Picture - Boston.com
Sexual harrassment okay as it ensures humans breed, Russian judge rules - Telegraph
Get the Facts - Domestic Violence is a Serious, Widespread Social Problem in America: The Facts
Oliver Tickell: On a planet 4C hotter, all we can prepare for is extinction | Comment is free | The Guardian
PC World - 11 Things We Hate About iTunes
Cooking and Cognition: How Humans Got So Smart | LiveScience
Scientists stop the ageing process (ABC News in Science)
Federal Judge in DefCon Case Equates Speech with Hacking | Threat Level from Wired.com
Ex-chairs: FCC must stop "Victorian" indecency crusade (war on bad words and breasts)
Related Content: Students Subway Security Talk Canceled by Court Order - The Tech
081008
Think Progress Bush White House has its own interrogation room.
Think Progress Fox News Host Refuses To Talk About Russia-Georgia War, Insists On Covering Edwards Affair
Call My Travel Agent; There's an Election Coming Up - Phoenix New Times (the real McCain story)
Dependable Renegade: "Ah can't bounce a quarter off Laura's ass no more."
Between Barack and a Hard Place - Forbes.com (Bush/Cheney/Israel will attack Iran after Obama wins)
Do You Feel Safe Now? (axis of evil: US, Israel, and the UK.
Nation: Thomas Frank: Why Misgovernment Was No Accident in Bush's Washington
Pelosi Admits Not Reading Articles of Impeachment; Rep. Kucinich Asks Americans to Double-Down On Impeachment Efforts | AfterDowningStreet.org (Nancy: I see no evidence of crimes, Constitution also off the table)
The wife John McCain callously left behind | Mail Online My marriage ended because John McCain didnt want to be 40, he wanted to be 25. You know that happens...it just does.
John Edwards' False Assertion During The ABC Interview
Poll: Americans support conservation - UPI.com (if it doesn't cost them anything)
Democracy and deference By Mark Slouka (Harper's Magazine) (individualism and anti-truth)
Medical Dispatch: Superbugs: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker (bugs regain ascendency)
Null Hypothesis | How Marijuana Works
How fairness is wired in the brain
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Can you manufacture good character?
Flags of Convenience | Worth
Franz Kafkas porn brought out of the closet - Times Online
1930s Marital Scale
080908
1,500 Reported Dead As Russian Troops Raid Georgia
War between Russia and Georgia orchestrated from USA - Pravda.Ru (Cheney from an undisclosed location)
Taunting the Bear - NYTimes.com
Travels in the former Soviet Union. - By Joshua Kucera - Slate Magazine
John McCain's Cheating Heart - The Jed Report - McCain obtained an Arizona marriage license on March 6, 1980, while still legally married to his first wife.
McCain Dazed And Confused (Video)
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - Obama coverage finds dark lining around silver clouds
F.B.I. Says It Obtained Reporters Phone Records - NYTimes.com (the irony)
If I Were a Betting Man, I'd Wager that Cheney Was Behind the Anthrax Attacks | BuzzFlash.org
Technology Review: The Brain Unmasked
On Language - Me, Myself and I - NYTimes.com
What's really killing newspapers:They're no longer the best providers of social currency. - By Jack Shafer - Slate Magazine
080808
Georgia: Russia has invaded and we are under attack - World news, News - Belfasttelegraph.co.uk
Would Barack Obama prosecute the Bush administration for torture? | Salon News Obama's brain trust wants to form a commission on torture and call Bush officials as witnesses, but put off prosecutions -- if any -- till a second term (uh huh)
Op-Ed Columnist - Know-Nothing Politics - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com - Republicans: Real men dont think things through.
Atlantic Scores Internal Clinton Campaign Emails | The Trail | washingtonpost.com
Edwards: I was "99% honest"! - By Mickey Kaus - Slate Magazine - I Lied. It's Friday. Can I Go to Denver Now?
Allow Bret Easton Ellis to Introduce You to Alison Poole, A.K.A. Rielle Hunter -- New York Magazine
Ive Been Banned At DailyKos Because Of John Edwards | Stranahan dot com
The Raw Story | Tape: Top CIA official confesses order to forge Iraq-9/11 letter came on White House stationery
The American Conservative Suskind Revisited (it was Cheney and Feith at an undisclosed location)
Crooks and Liars 100K Signatures for Impeachment Delivered to Pelosi (still covering Bush's ass, no media coverage)
Cindy Sheehan Makes It On Ballot To Challenge Nancy Pelosi | AfterDowningStreet.org (you know what to do)
TPMMuckraker | DOJ Plans To Close Anthrax Probe As Questions, Critics Mount (move along, nothing to see)
TPMMuckraker | Capitol Hill Questions FBI Anthrax Investigation: Where's The Polygraph?
Ivins Troubled But FBI Docs Fall Short - ProPublica
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Scientists Say Many Questions Remain In FBI Anthrax Probe
George Washington's Blog: Handwriting Analysis Fails to Tie Ivins to Anthrax Letters (passed two polygraph tests)
Why McCain would be a mediocre president - MarketWatch It's not a given that Republican candidate has the right stuff
Revisiting Robert Drew's groundbreaking John F. Kennedy documentaries. - By Elbert Ventura - Slate Magazine
Accountability Now/Strange Bedfellows money bomb - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Anti-War Website Operator Threatened By Armed Thugs | AfterDowningStreet.org (Bushcreeps)
National Risk Register
Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting | Untold Stories
Examples of Republican hypocrisy on moral values - dKosopedia
Republican Sex Scandals - dKosopedia
Republican values create child molesters
Scandals involving leaders from the Democrat Party from Boycottliberalism.com (compare w/above)
Top 10 Democrat Sex Scandals in Congress
Border agents seize couple's laptop containing gay porn (DHS policy)
Pretty Pictures : DoxPara Research (DNS patches in real time)
Apple Watch - Channel - Should You Pay Twice as Much for a Mac? (the stupid tax)
rodcorp: How we work (Writers' Rooms)
APOD: 2008 August 8 - The Crown of the Sun
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | 80 more things that make men cry
NORML Blog Blog Archive Medicinal Marijuana Eases Neuropathic Pain In HIV Patients
Neowin.net - Vista's Security Rendered Completely Useless by New Exploit ("That's completely game over.")
Defcon: Excuse me while I turn off your pacemaker VentureBeat (2.6 million vulnerable)
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U.S. Attorney Scandal Probe Enters White House Circle
Daily Kos: State of the Nation Explosive: WAPO raises serious McCain fundraising questions
Secret EU security draft risks uproar with call to pool policing and give US personal data | World news | The Guardian
STLtoday - State rep charged with assaulting teen (Republiperv)
The Tire-Gauge Solution: No Joke - TIME
Dana Milbank Leaving Countdown With Keith Olbermann (started "uppity" cycle)
Lawyers, Guns and Money: The Myth Of Casey Never Dies (NYT spreads 16-year old lie)
pandagon.net - So history can end when you do (end times for you)
Anthrax Vaccine -- posts by Meryl Nass, M.D.: Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?
George Washington's Blog: FBI's Allegation that Ivins was "Sole Custodian" is False
Bruce Ivins: The Movie- by Justin Raimondo
Thomas Frank, "The Wrecking Crew," interview | Salon Books Thomas Frank on the Bush administration: Sabotage by design
China: Humiliation & the Olympics - The New York Review of Books
YouTube - show da natureza (lightning in super slow motion)
the physics arXiv blog Blog Archive Quantum communication: when 0 + 0 is not equal to 0
080608
Justice Department Subpoenas Its Former Lawyers In Civil Rights Probe
The Raw Story | Suskind: Sources of WH forgery claim now under pressure to deny it
Think Progress Flashback: Seven years ago today, Bush received Bin Laden Determined to Strike in U.S. memo.
Think Progress Pentagon: U.S. will still detain Hamdan even if he is acquitted.
Daily Kos: Baghdad Reporter Posts Youtube Video-Updated w/New Video
Open Left:: John McCain: Key Player in Speading the False Anthrax Story About Iraq
Sportsbetting Forums | Offshore Sportsbooks & Online Sports Picks - View Single Post - Dr. Bruce Ivins, anthrax scientist was murdered by The CIA
Keeping Obama in His Place | TheRoot.com | When Camp McCain says he's arrogant, they're playing to those who think he's another black man who doesn't know his place.
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 08/06/2008 | Kansas politician who crusaded against abortion loses big
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 08/06/2008 | Did New York couple give $61,600 to McCain, GOP?
Open Left:: The Audacity of the Unwashed Masses: Part 2. Common vs National Interests "Democracy, Inc: Managed Democracy and the Specter of Totalitarianism".
Media Matters - CNN Headline News' Glenn Beck on Obama: "[T]his guy really is a Marxist"
Max Blumenthal: Lynching Advocate Toby Keith: Obama "Talks, Acts, And Carries Himself As A Caucasian"
Ken Gude: Salim Ahmed Hamdan verdict reveals the feebleness of military commissions | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk
The Existentialist Cowboy: Exposing GOP Lies, Myths and Propaganda About Ronald Reagan
A 'Change' Election Changes the South | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com Southern Discomfort - A journey through a troubled region.
YouTube - Lessig: i-9/11
Vitamin C Shows Promise as Cancer Treatment | LiveScience
BBC NEWS | Health | Broccoli may undo diabetes damage
Old Masters and Young Geniuses by David Galenson
How magicians control your mind - The Boston Globe
Chris Harrison's Visualization Projects
Review - God and Phenomenal Consciousness - Philosophy
Times Higher Education - All the privileged must have prizes
Flag Identifier - vexillologic database
Moving Dots Demo (synesthesia)
Viruses can catch colds, says study that redefines life itself - Telegraph
Contagious cancer: The evolution of a killer By David Quammen (Harper's Magazine)
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Book says White House ordered forgery - Mike Allen - Politico.com (crooks)
The Raw Story | Suskind: Bush ordered fake letter linking Iraq to 9/11
Ron Suskind: The Forged Iraqi Letter: What Just Happened?
Pelosis Latest Justification for Barring Impeachment... 'Bush Would Never Cooperate With His Own Impeachment' (the Imperial "I" "took it off the table")
White House 'buried British intelligence on Iraq WMDs' - Times Online
The FBI's emerging, leaking case against Ivins - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - The FBI's emerging, leaking case against Ivins
Salon Radio: Rep. Rush Holt on anthrax - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Salon Radio: Rep. Rush Holt on anthrax
Bruce Ivins Wasn't the Anthrax Culprit - WSJ.com
FBI used aggressive tactics in anthrax probe (went after his children, compromised his "therapy", provoked his suicide)
New Textbook for Surgeons in the Battlefield Makes It Past the Army's Censors - NYTimes.com - higher-ups in the military had been worried that the pictures could be spun politically to show the horrors of war (!)
Talking Points Memo | The Latest Meme: Hardball: McCain too out of it to run campaign, but ok to be Pres
Daily Kos: Olbermann: Dana Milbank And Unhappy Endings
Lawyers, Guns and Money: Looking On in Stunned Disbelief... Lee Siegel (rewrites his history of lying and sockpuppetry)
pandagon.net: Richard Cohen Is Afraid Of R2D2 (old, stupid, out of it)
Paris to McCain: "See You at the Debate, Bitches!" - TMZ.com
Talking Points Memo | Take My Wife, Please!
Debate Moderators Announced - Swampland - TIME
Media Matters - Citing Media Matters report on Obama Nation falsehoods, MSNBC's Brewer asked Corsi: "[W]hy should we give you the credibility?"
Gallup Daily: Obama Holds 4-Point Advantage
Marty Kaplan: Why Americans Hate Journalism, Part 62
Donklephant Blog Archive Offshore Drilling Vs. Tire-Gauge & Tune-Up
Don't Know Much About History - The Pentagon looks back to four great empires for tips on how to rule the world
Schneier on Security: Italians Use Soldiers to Prevent Crime
Iraq Government Has $79 Billion in Unspent Cash - NYTimes.com
Rakan's story - Boston.com (US shot and paralyzed him, killed his parents, fixed him up, sent him back to Iraq where he got killed by a bomb -- mission accomplished!)
Craigslist Troll Gets Sued - 10 Zen Monkeys
EFF forces spoon-bender Geller to eat crow over bogus copyright claim - Boing Boing
FQXi - The LHC may be shut down, from the future. Say what now?
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What Happened? (Extended) - The Jed Report (McNutz)
Obama Leads, Pessimism Reigns Among Key Group
YouTube - Keith Olbermann: Dick Cheney is Worst Person in the World (tries to lie his way into another war)
Corporate Media Ignores White House Planning of "False Flag" Operations to Trigger War with Iran | BuzzFlash.org
Think Progress Former FBI Official: After 9/11, White House Told FBI To Blame Anthrax Attacks On Al Qaeda
Anthrax Evidence Called Mostly Circumstantial - NYTimes.com (i.e. bullshit)
The Raw Story | Daschle criticizes anthrax investigation, saying FBI should provide more information
Additional key facts re: the anthrax investigation - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
at-Largely: Jean C. Duley... tell us again...
Bentonite and ABCs credibility John McQuaid (Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist)
Other Issues!: Inside the Martial Law Act of 2006
Obama's crime? Acting too presidential - Los Angeles Times
Media Matters - On Face the Nation, Schieffer baselessly claimed "Obama's people are trying to denigrate" McCain's "military service" (stupid lying media)
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Multiple Oil Company Executives Gave Huge Contributions To Electing McCain Just Days After Offshore Drilling Reversal
Changing Lanes: Comment: The New Yorker (McPutz: truth is me)
Robert Novak To Retire After "Dire" Prognosis
Italian mayor bans gatherings of three or more people as soldiers hit streets - Telegraph (beats Mussolini's 5-person ban)
The Myth Of A Toss-Up Election, Crystal Ball, U.Va.
Housing Lenders Fear Bigger Wave of Loan Defaults - NYTimes.com - The first wave of Americans to default on their home mortgages appears to be cresting, but a second, far larger one is quickly building (NYT discovers Alt-A mortgages)
Polly Toynbee and David Walker: an extract from their new book on the widening gap between rich and poor | Money | The Guardian - jaw-dropping arrogance of the wealthy
Stephen Pinker: The Moral Instinct - New York Times ("the science of the moral sense")
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | Do they really think the earth is flat?
NORML Blog - Mr. Burns Goes To California- "No drug matches the threat posed by marijuana"
The real thing. Or is it? Cracking the Coca-Cola code | Life and style | The Guardian
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YouTube - Countdown: Anthrax Attacks Inside Job?
Scientists Question FBI Probe On Anthrax Ivins Could Not Have Been Attacker, Some Say
Journalists, their lying sources, and the anthrax investigation - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com Journalists, their lying sources, and the anthrax investigation
Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation: Suicide of Microbiologist Demands Thorough Investigation of 2001 Anthrax Attacks
Economist tallies swelling cost of Israel to US | csmonitor.com Since 1973, Israel has cost the United States about $1.6 trillion. If divided by today's population, that is more than $5,700 per person (the Israel tax- 2x Vietnam war)
McCain: The Most Reprehensible Of The Keating Five, page 1 - News - Phoenix New Times - Phoenix New Times The story of "the Keating Five" has become a scandal rivaling Teapot Dome and Watergate (1989)
TV Barn | Wall St Journal's "Skinny Obama" story was first done 6 mos ago ... by The Onion! (Murdoch to buy Onion)
The Minimum Security Prison of America (aka "Fun Times at the Canadian Border!")
Why Tuesday? Blog Archive NYT Rips Voting Machine Bill Voters cannot trust the totals reported by electronic voting machines; they are too prone to glitches and too easy to hack.
Daily Kos: State of the Nation Sole Black Reporter Booted from McCain Event
Talking Points Memo | Pole Axed Or Not Disquieting Rasmussen numbers this morning--McCain's crying racism worked.
Majority of banking websites found insecure : Christopher Null : Yahoo! Tech
pandagon.net: Women: Not the ones being babies here (only men allowed to swear, and Tim Blair is an idiot)
Health Matters: Jerry Adler on the Grieving Brain | Newsweek | Memories of the person they missed prolonged their grief, giving them pleasure as well as pain
Should you recycle an ex? After all, he's already on the curb -- chicagotribune.com
More than 56,000 in U.S. infected with AIDS each year | Reuters in the United States -- 40 percent more than previous calculations
Trading Places The demographic inversion of the American city
Kids need the adventure of 'risky' play | Education | The Observer A major study says parents harm their children's development if they ban tree-climbing or conkers
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Sadly, No! Even Worseness: The Even-Worsening (our MSM at work: WSJ used Yahoo message boards for "research" on "beanpole guy" Obama)
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - The media debunk McCain smears, then promote them (more morons at work hurting America)
Wonk Room - The Billionaires Behind Newts American Solutions For Winning The Future - Drill Here, Drill Now, Pay Less
Op-Ed Columnist - Running While Black - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Media Matters - Rather than acknowledge flaws in Obama column, Wash. Post 's Milbank mocked critics in online chat as "whiners"
The Truth Seeker - Was 9/11 an Inside Job?
Is Mudslinging the Only Way John McCain Can Win? -- New York Magazine Mudslinging will damage McCains brandbut it may be the only way he can win.
Why nothing the press throws at Barack Obama sticks. - By Jack Shafer - Slate Magazine
Is it considered a hate crime if you're targeting liberals? - By Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine - Only in a few states.
Has America Become Fascist?
Video: Electing a US President in Plain English | Common Craft - Explanations In Plain English
Dakota: Anthrax Gets Complex
ABC News: Dr. Ivins Faced 'Relentless Pressure'
Letters: Vital unresolved anthrax questions and ABC News - Salon
Code Name Artichoke (script)
US auto sales slump to 16-year low in July: Financial News - Yahoo! Finance US auto sales slump to 16-year low as automakers try to meet demand shift, lease troubles loom
Obama Shifts, Says He May Back Offshore Drilling
FDIC: Press Releases - PR-65-2008 8/1/2008 SunTrust Bank Acquires the Insured Deposits of First Priority Bank, Bradenton, Florida
Phillip Toledano - Days with My Father
Jesus loves you -- and your orgasm | Salon Books The religious right is celebrating sex to stroke its conservative message. Liberals better rise to a secular defense soo
My Beloveds Garden Christian sex - Christian sex toys
Christian Sex Toy Retailing - Niche Marketing of Sex Toys
Book22: intimacy products for married Christian women
Science News / Building 'The Matrix' Simulating the complexity of quantum physics would quickly overwhelm Hipster: The Dead End of Western Civilization | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters
NASA - Phoenix Provides a Panorama of Mars
Scientists report a breakthrough in stem cell production - The Boston Globe Created cells that match those in ALS patient
The White House is Briefed: Phoenix About to Announce "Potential For Life" on Mars | Universe Today
A photo that can steal your online credentials | InfoWorld | News | 2008-08-01 | By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service
FCC rules Comcast violated Internet access policy - NYTimes.com (3-2 split decision)
Members Of Congress Demand An End To Federal Pot Possession Arrests. The Use Of Cannabis Ought To Be None Of The Government's Business, Lawmakers Say At Capitol Hill Press Conference - NORML
EFF Tool Hunts BitTorrent Throttling ISPs | TorrentFreak
Switzerland Network Testing Tool | Electronic Frontier Foundation
globeandmail.com: Suicide's genetic key discovered
Instant-Messagers Really Are About Six Degrees from Kevin Bacon - washingtonpost.com Big Microsoft Study Supports Small World Theory
Large Hadron Collider nearly ready - The Big Picture - Boston.com
Why Islam Is Unfunny for a Cartoonist - WSJ.com
Biological fathers not necessarily the best, social dads parent well too
Psychology Today: Marriage, a History Long ago, love was a silly reason for a match. How marriage has changed over history.
In defense of casual sex | Salon Life A new raft of chastity books laments a hookup culture that is hurting young women. As one of those young women, I beg to disagree.
Tough Choices: How Making Decisions Tires Your Brain: Scientific American
Sleep on It: How Snoozing Makes You Smarter: Scientific American
New Yorker: Jonah Lehrer: The Eureka Hunt
Discovering How Greeks Computed in 100 B.C. - NYTimes.com Antikythera Mechanism
Dept. of Archeology: Fragmentary Knowledge: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker Was the Antikythera Mechanism the worlds first computer?
YouTube - Antikythera mechanism working model.mov
080108
Dan Sweeney: Paging Karl Rove: U.S. District Judge Sides With Congress
Md. Anthrax Scientist Dies in Apparent Suicide - washingtonpost.com Grand Jury Was Preparing to Indict Bioweapons Expert for Role in 2001 Anthrax Attacks
EXCLUSIVE: How the FBI Botched the Anthrax Case Former Agent Explains What Went Wrong in the Investigation
Anthrax suspect dies in apparent suicide
Vital unresolved anthrax questions and ABC News - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com Vital unresolved anthrax questions and ABC News (inside job, coordinated w/media propaganda, & Richard Fucking Cohen)
Judicial Watch Wants to Know Why White House Went on Cipro Beginning September 11th
Worldandnation: Hijackers linked to tabloid (Antraxed editor rented to 9/11 hijackers)
A Nation Challenged: The Germ Attacks; Inquiry Includes Possibility of Killer From a U.S. Lab - New York Times (vintage Judy Miller)
Rigorous Intuition: The Coincidence Theorist's Guide to 9/11 (2004: political uses of anthrax)
Free From Terror - Government by Anthrax evidence implies conspiracy (2002)
Anthrax Scientists Lawyer Asserts His Clients Innocence - The Lede - Breaking News - New York Times Blog
Travelers' Laptops May Be Detained At Border (washingtonpost.com) No Suspicion Required Under DHS Policies (all your everything belong to them)
Editorial - The Government and Your Laptop - Editorial - NYTimes.com
Think Progress EXCLUSIVE: To Provoke War, Cheney Considered Proposal To Dress Up Navy Seals As Iranians And Shoot At Them
Through the Looking Glass - The Seminal (DOJ is the Red Queen)
Making Nuclear Extermination Respectable - ICH - Israeli-Jewish historian, Professor Benny Morris, advocating an Israeli nuclear-genocidal attack on Iran with the likelihood of killing 70 million Iranians
Wal-Mart Warns of Democratic Win - WSJ.com "I am not a stupid person. They were telling me how to vote,"
Mad Money: Yes, the Market Has Bottomed - Cramer - CNBC.com
Unemployment Jumps Despite Modest Job Cuts - Economy * US * News * Story - CNBC.com
'Major discovery' from MIT primed to unleash solar revolution - MIT News Office
The Kindergarchy Every child a dauphin
Malwebolence - The World of Web Trolling - NYTimes.com
Cyber-nationalism | The brave new world of e-hatred | Economist.com Social networks and video-sharing sites dont always bring people closer together
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YouTube - Dennis Kucinich Responds to Nancy Pelosi's Statements (no crimes committed by Bush, Pelosi thought impeachment would be "divisive," she wanted to be "bipartisan")
The Associated Press: US judge: White House aides can be subpoenaed (Congress still exists)
How Saudis Pressured the U.K.s Blair Government | Newsweek Voices - Terror Watch | Newsweek.com
EzraKlein Archive | The American Prospect: Not Stephen Glass: Jamie Kirchick (TNR just makes shit up)
Daily Kos: The Great White Hope
Media Matters - MMFA investigates: Who is Jerome Corsi, co-author of Swift Boat Vets attack book?
Political Punch: Tapper: The Elitist Celebrity Quiz
Political Radar: Clinton Supporter Angered By 'Other Women' Obama VP Talk (who cares what Lanny Davis thinks?)
China to Limit Web Access During Olympic Games - NYTimes.com (big surprise, IOC lied)
The Raw Story | Documents show Georgia's Secretary of State knew of Diebold patch
Open Left:: People Who Are Different Suck (Republican message)
Oil Profits Shatter Records (more subsidies! drill!)
Blue Tidal Wave: The White House and Fox News violate anti-propaganda laws
Cory Doctorow: Filesharing deal will drive swapping underground | Technology | guardian.co.uk The deal between record companies and ISPs will drive music-swapping underground and erode their profits still further
Will Loneliness Spell Society's Doom? | Mental Health | DISCOVER Magazine A new book explores the negative effects of being alone: heart disease, cancer, gastrointestinal ailments, etc.
Quantum porn engine foiled by strawberries and muffins | The Register
BBC NEWS | UK | Northern Ireland | Prehistoric land under the sea
ESA Portal - Mars Express acquires sharpest images of martian moon Phobos
Nasa discovers giant lake on surface of Saturn moon | Science | guardian.co.uk
Respectful Insolence: All hail the Jesus Cat!
Judge Milian Tears Dude A New Asshole video
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Democracy Now! | House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Defends Her Opposition to Impeachment: "If Somebody Had a Crime that the President Had Committed, That Would Be a Different Story."
House panel votes to cite Rove for contempt - Forbes.com
Media Matters - Tracking a smear: Obama "snubbed" wounded soldiers because there were no media or "cameras"
Obama Would Order Review Of Bush's Executive Orders
Karl Rove Held In Contempt By House Judiciary Committee (not as much contempt as Rove has for them)
Those privacy-hating Chinese communist tyrants - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan voted for all of Bush's illegal spying (hypocracy meter broken)
Informed Comment: A Social History of the Surge
Six Questions for Jane Mayer, Author of The Dark SideBy Scott Horton (Harper's Magazine)
FACT SHEET: Military record of John Sidney McCain III (crashed FIVE planes)
Hugh's List of Bush Scandals
Dakota: When Your President Is a Dumb Cluck
When Extremists Attack - Swampland - TIME - these people represent a very small sliver of the Jewish population in this country (yet determine US foreign policy)
One of Fournier's job options: McCain - Michael Calderone - Politico.com (AP: Republican tools)
Hullabaloo Why They Hate Us ("Liberals" on tv are idiots)
pandagon.net Good news for marriage equality in MA and CA, bad news for fundies
Talking Points Memo | Keeping Track | John McCain's new tactic of associating Barack Obama with oversexed and/or promiscuous young white women.
House apologizes for slavery, 'Jim Crow' injustices - CNN.com (show us the money)
The 100% unofficial blog of the Indian Prime Minister | Parody | Funny | Smart | Indian
danieldrezner.com :: Daniel W. Drezner The Internet can do what now? (Monica Goodling Jan Williams caught in lies)
Mormon Times - State job is not to redefine marriage (Orson Scott Card, again)
Let's Call a Jackass a Jackass | Slog | The Stranger | Seattle's Only Newspaper Orson Scott Card is a homophobe
Blood & Rhetoric Orson Scott Cards anti-gay rant
Feministe Orson Scott Card is a hateful homophobe
Boston Review ferguson.php The Unending War: Argentina's quest for justice
Merrill CDO Sale Not as Good as It Looks - Analyst - NYTimes.com (o rly)
Hullabaloo Cokie's Law
Poll: Obama beats McCain as bbq guest :: Chicago Sun-Times :: Barack Obama (how the press thinks)
Let's Play: If I Were a Right Wing Blogger - the $520 shoes belong to John McCain
Schneier on Security: TSA Proud of Confiscating Non-Dangerous Item
myliblog: Uncle Bobby's Wedding (librarian's reply to book-censor)
New Alzheimer's drug shows early promise - Alzheimer's Disease- msnbc.com
5 Tiny Mistakes That Led To Huge Catastrophes | Cracked.com
Warp Speed Engine Designed : Discovery News : Discovery Channel
theferrett: The Open-Source Boob Project
So open it hurts | San Francisco online | Living Life Online: pitfalls and perks
Why are there no green stars? | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
Rapid Evolution Gives Sperm the Advantage | LiveScience
Review - Dialectics of the Self (Charles Taylor, Marxist philosophy)
Corning Museum of Glass | Articles | Does Glass Flow?
Anything but clear - International Herald Tribune
Dual personality of glass explained at last - tech - 22 June 2008 - New Scientist Tech (icosahedral structures with five-fold symmetry)
Big Buck Bunny on Vimeo
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McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/29/2008 | Indictment of Alaska's Ted Stevens part of 4-year probe (RepubliKrook: Sen. Internet is Tubes falls)
Think Progress White House press corps hasnt asked Perino about DOJ politicization (not important)
Marc Ambinder (July 29, 2008) - Weird Correction Of The Day (no Democrats in Military)
Bill O'Reilly, Michael Savage, Sean Hannity on accused shooter's reading list : Church shooting : Knoxville News Sentinel
Home Prices Fall in May, Erasing Four Years of Gains - Real Estate * US * News * Story - CNBC.com
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Gains for McCain in latest USA TODAY/Gallup Poll - On Politics - USATODAY.com (McStupid up by 4, voters flock to Republicans)
Bush Leaving Next President Record Federal Budget Deficit (1/2 Trillion: Mission Accomplished!)
ABC News: Terror Watch: High-Profile Events Put U.S. in 'Heightened Alert' Stage Exclusive: Major Events on the Horizon Prompt a Surge in Anti-Terror Efforts (remember: Republicans keep you safe!)
Greg Palast Obama Doesnt Sweat. He should (1/5 of Colorado voters purged, FL refused to register black voters)
Daily Kos: Call to Action: Voter Rolls in several States purged!!!
Homeland Security Today - news and analysis - Of Torture and Terrorism New book argues that coming to terms with legacy of secret torture program is top priorit
Hullabaloo: The Power Of Sustained Memory (faith-based torture and prosecuting war crimes)
Think Progress Goodling Passed Over Experienced Counterterrorism Prosecutor Because Wife Was A Democrat (America's greatest patriot)
EzraKlein | The American Prospect | the media likes to make policy disputes sound incredibly complicated. Much too complicated for mortals to understand (they really are stupid)
cab drollery: On, No! They Didn't! (LA Times: we're center-left in our own minds)
Open Left:: Obama's Lead Might Not Be Good For McCain (stupid)
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Claim: Ad Attacking Obama For Canceled Troop Visit Mainly Intended For Media (McCain's base)
Media Matters - MSNBC's Hall falsely suggested that Obama did not "visit[] wounded American troops" on overseas trip (see?) w
The Washington Post editorial page's latest rule of law sermon - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Russia's President should obey the law but not Bush)
Andrea Mitchell: McCain attack ad "literally is not true" - The Jed Report (you don't say)
FOX News Officially Busted Video | Bill OReilly & Sean Hannity Are Ventriloquist Dummies
The Political Carnival: John Sidney McCain's abysmal voting record AGAINST our troops (he supported the troops by being against them)
Police: Accused shooter hated liberals, expected to be killed : TVUU church shooting : Knoxville News Sentinel 4-page letter outlines frustration, hatred of 'liberal movement' (dittohead)
Who Are Muslims?
Oliver Stones W. Teaser Trailer | /Film
Politics of Foreign Debt - Part I: Why the government had to bail out the GSEs - iTulip.com Forums
Conservation Science at The Nature Conservancy - How Air Pollution Impacts Nature: A New Report
Nukes Are Not the Best Way to Stop an Asteroid | Wired Science from Wired.com
The Ranger's Blog - Post details: Spider vs. Bee... BBC vs. National Geographic (education vs entertainment)
the symptom Philosophy as Biography Alain Badiou
the symptom The Lacanian Real Television Slavoj Zizek
borderlands e-journal: There is a Spectre Haunting . . .: Ghosts, Their Bodies, Some Philosophers, a Novel and the Cultural Politics of Climate Change
Global Spiral :: Home Subject, Self, and Soul: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Personhood
TPM Online Article: The Politics of Ignorance : Kenan Malik : Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides are Wrong in the Race Debate
Philosophy Now: Saving Truth Raymond Tallis asserts the truth about the truth
Bruce Mazlish: The Uncertain Sciences Chapter One
Review - The Uncertain Sciences - Psychology by Bruce Mazlish ("Human Sciences")
Diamonds May Have Jump-started Life on Earth | LiveScience
10 of the Most Annoying Things about the iPhone
WebToSnailMail
spreeder.com - online speed reading application
Earth Scars - Siberian Blast - National Geographic Magazine A new supercomputer simulation models the cataclysmic power of an asteroid strike.
Bit bombs and other dangers | Dayvan Cowboy
Medpedia Site Preview - Medpedia
Not So Cuil After All @ Templature [HostScope]
Cuil
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Industry Gushed Money After Reversal on Drilling - washingtonpost.com (to McCain)
Obama Arrives Home, to a Not-So-Warm Welcome from McCain - Swampland - TIME
Daily Kos: State of the Nation The Audacity Of Competence (& the incompetence of the press)
Brzezinski: Surge In Afghanistan Risky, Some McCain Backers Want World War IV
War With Iran? State Department Realists vs. Cheney's Ultras | The Smirking Chimp (World War V)
Slammed: The Coming Prison Meltdown (prison-state America)
Op-Ed Columnist - How Obama Became Acting President - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
Our torture policy has deeper roots in Fox television than the Constitution. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine
pandagon.net: Who would James Bond vote for? (Modo)
Nobody Loves a Three-Year-Old SUV ("This caught everyone by surprise" no one could have predicted, etc)
NOAA Open Letter to Google Lunar X PRIZE Participants Res Communis (X-Prize has to ask Noaa permission to take pics of Earth)
Literacy Debate - Online, R U Really Reading? - Series - NYTimes.com
PTSD leaves physical footprints on the brain
How the Personal Genome Project Could Unlock the Mysteries of Life
Robert Jensen, "Universal Patterns within Cultural Diversity: Patriarchy Makes Men Crazy and Stupid"
Featured Windows Download: DVD Catalyst Rips DVDs to Friendly Formats in One Click
Shadow to picture - Picshadow
b o r d e r l a n d s - e-journal - Ann Coulter and the Problem of Pluralism: From Values to Politics
CampusProgress.org | Optimism Deficient?
Have corporate-sponsored Internet pranks gone too far? - By Farhad Manjoo - Slate Magazine
Inkling Magazine - The Ultimate Problemsolver: Computer + Evolution = Genius
Seed: Cultural Evolution (symbols evolve faster than materials)
072608
Wexler Wants Real Impeachment Hearing Now | AfterDowningStreet.org
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - Even while carrying McCain's water, media worry they aren't doing enough for him (the press is his "base")
VetVoice:: McCain's Double Standard on Campaign Visits to Military Bases
YouTube - Fox News Busted (Rove sent talking-points to Fox)
Sadly, No! Throughline (latest wingnuttery: The Obama Death List)
YouTube - Hearing on Limits of Executive Power: Vincent Bugliosi
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Torture Memos Makes DOJ Sound Like Mob Attorney
YouTube - FOX tries to make McCain look younger
YouTube - Internal Suspicionless Border Patrol Checkpoint July 18th 08 (DHS: no 4th Admendent for you)
GOP stalwart arrested in 2-day St. Paul prostitution sting (add him to the list)
FDIC: Failed Bank List
Matthew Yglesias (July 26, 2008) - Beer: It's What's For Dinner (Miscellaneous)
Noscope | Journal | Why iTunes Really Really Sucks, Part 2
Bad science: Barbara Nash had good reason to think she was correct | Comment is free | The Guardian
Big Brains Tell Really Big Lies
How High Fructose Corn Syrup Makes you Gain Weight
A new era in search for 'sister Earths'?
Seedmagazine.com | A Place for Science
072508
Daily Kos: USA! USA! USA!
The parade of "shrill, unserious extremists" on display at today's impeachment hearings - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (Obama advisor, S.C. pick, Cass Sunstein: torture is fine)
An interactive guide to Bush-administration lawbreaking. - By Emily Bazelon, Kara Hadge, Dahlia Lithwick, and Chris Wilson - Slate Magazine
Media Matters - In latest response to video-splicing controversy, CBS News acknowledges error but falsely claims it did not "in any way distort" McCain's comments (a true Republican response)
Media Matters - CBS News omitted a second McCain falsehood: his characterization of Iraq war as "the first major conflict since 9/11" (Kouric loses any credibility she had)
McCain Doesn't Need a Fact-Checker; the Media Edit His Mistakes for Him | Media and Technology | AlterNet
Bob Cesca: The Barbeque Media Wants Senator Obama To Win? That's Rich (e McCain campaign's Gripe Surge is working)
Think Progress » Giuliani: ‘It’s Natural’ Troops Watch Fox News Because Fox Covers Iraq ‘In A More Balanced Way’
Katie Couric To Obama: People Are "Scratching Their Heads" About Your Opposition To Surge (news bimbo asks same question four times)
Daily Kos: How To Read Polls Without Hyperventilating
Think Progress » 27 percent: Bush hits new approval low in Fox News poll (Fox only polls Republikcans)
End of the Affair: Adam Nagourney (Time's Ad Nags steemed Obama didn't clear their criticism of him with him first)
Republican Offenders (Republicrooks)
Republican Sex Offenders
Pew News IQ
Calculated Risk: Cost of WaMu Debt Protection Increases Sharply
AP: Food industry bitten by its lobbying success - Yahoo! News (Salmonella cost much more than regulation would have - but we're Republicans!)
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide U.S. Foreclosures Double as House Prices Decline (but Bush says housing crisis is over, the bailout surge worked)
Talking Points Memo | US foreclosure filings more than double
Pope Benedict Warns Of The "Spiritual Desert" Spreading Throughout The World
Court Rules Against Same-Sex Divorce - New York Times
How Price Comparison Site Results in Google Hurt Consumers >> The Far Side of Tech
DRM still sucks: Yahoo Music going dark, taking keys with it
A Reporter at Large: Dr. Kush: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker How medical marijuana is transforming the pot industry.
Featured Article - No gender differences in math performance (game over)
Study: Girls equal to boys in math skills - CNN.com
The Harvard Crimson :: News :: Psychoanalysis Q-and-A: Steven Pinker (Crimson 2005: Pinker: girls play with dolls, boys build bridges)
ScienceDirect - Hormones and Behavior : Sex differences in rhesus monkey toy preferences parallel those of children
Parents lose custody of girl for naming her Talula Does the Hula From Hawaii | Life and style | guardian.co.uk
Views of Jupiter - The Big Picture - Boston.com
Speculation over back door in Skype - News - heise Security UK
Moon-walker claims alien contact cover-up | NEWS.com.au
Why play a losing game? Study uncovers why low-income people buy lottery tickets | Science Codex
DelSquacho » Making a Bitchin’ First Aid Kit
Artweaver :: the artist way
Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video -- Publications -- Center for Social Media at American University
The Largest Known Star (Canis Majoris)
072408
The Raw Story | ACLU: Memos authorized CIA torture
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | DOJ: Torture Is Legal With "Good Faith" (good Christian Faith, presumeably)
Obama Berlin Speech: US Foreign Service Workers Instructed Not To Attend
Lawyers, Guns and Money: Is there a word for projection in ancient Greek?
The Washington Monthly Are these guys ever going to stop letting Drudge lead them around by their nose rings?
Patent Law Blog (Patently-O): The Death of Google's Patents?
Read Giles Coren's letter to Times subs | Media | guardian.co.uk
Moon-walker claims alien contact cover-up | NEWS.com.au
072308
Exposing Bush's historic abuse of power | Salon has uncovered new evidence of post-9/11 spying on Americans. Obtained documents point to a potential investigation of the White House that could rival Watergate.
CBS covers-up humiliating McCain error, misleads national audience - The Carpetbagger Report
Think Progress » Lieberman Compares Hagee To Moses, Says Bloggers Would Have Attacked Him Too (Sen. OUter Space)
Novak cited after hitting pedestrian - Jonathan Martin and Chris Frates - Politico.com (and running)
Think Progress » Witness: ‘No way’ Novak didn’t know he hit someone; victim was ’splayed across the front’ of his car.
CHINA Beijing 2008: bars forbidden to serve "blacks" and Mongolians, outdoor tables banned - Asia News
Baby’s First Internet - The Morning News
god is a number
072208
Open Left:: Obama's Iraq Trip Changes McCain's Position On Iraq (Iraq war is won!)
Hullabaloo: Charming Patriarchs (purity balls)
Obama Far More Popular Among Jews Than Lieberman (Senator from Israel)
Coverage of 'Netroots' Confab Draws Protest-- Snarky Article Spiked -- Editor's Note Apologizes
Wikileaks - Photo of a detainee held by the United States, with his face wired, lips sewn, red eyes and torso sacked.
Media Matters - The AP has a Ron Fournier problem
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Fannie, Freddie Rescue May Cost Taxpayers $25 Billion, CBO Says (cut taxes!)
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/22/2008 | Wachovia bank has $8.8 billion loss, slashes dividend
Calculated Risk: AmEx: "Super Prime" Problems: We are all subprime now!
Why the Founders Rejected a Central Bank » Tenth Amendment Center
What Generation Kill gets right about the invasion of Iraq. - By Peter Maass - Slate Magazine
A Brief History of Dangerous Ideas
American physicists warned not to debate global warming | The Register
Shalizi: Chris Anderson: Aware of All Statistical Tradition
Wonk Room » The Politics Of Wired: Saucy, Ignorant Contrarianism
Details of major Internet flaw posted by accident | 2008-07-22 | By Robert McMillan, IDG News Service
ADD / XOR / ROL : DNS flaw revealed
general pastebin - matasano blogpost - post number 1078776
DoxPara Research
Jon Hart's Blog: Mitigating DNS cache poisoning with PF
DNS-OARC | The DNS Operations, Analysis, and Research Center
Matasano Chargen » Blog Archive » Regarding The Post On Chargen Earlier Today
Physicists shed light on key superconductivity riddle
Lots of Sex May Prevent Erectile Dysfunction - US News and World Report It's the 'use it or lose it' principle at work, one expert says
072108
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Britain: we can no longer rely on assurances from a US administration that purports to uphold the civil and political standards of behaviour
The Raw Story | US military jails 'black holes', say US lawyers for Afghan reporter
Crooks and Liars » Fired US Attorney David Iglesias: Rove Skipped Testimony to Avoid Indictment
McCain adultery story rocks political world — oh wait, no it doesn’t - The Carpetbagger Report
Think Progress » McCain Warns Of ‘Hard Struggle’ On The ‘Iraq-Pakistan Border’ (McStupid)
Firedoglake » DNC Cash Buys Bigoted, Anti-Choice Propaganda
Crooks and Liars » The Chris Matthews Show: Why The White House REALLY Wants McCain To Win
Conservative Christian leader considers McCain endorsement - CNN.com - James Dobson (bigot vote)
Back to the USSR McCain's plan for the next cold war
FindLaw's Writ - Lazarus: What the Past Term Reveals About the Roberts Court: Evidence that the Court Is Disturbingly Elitist and Anti-Democratic
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/20/2008 | Housing prices haven't hit bottom yet
Violent Britain | Island savages | Economist.com How Britons became the angry men of Europe—and how to calm them down
This brain test maps the truth-Mumbai-Cities-The Times of India - experiential knowledge is retrieved from his brain
Facebook never forgets - Los Angeles Times
This American Life 359: Life After Death
Are Men Having an Identity Crisis? | Sex and Relationships | AlterNet
The Phoenix > Lifestyle Features > Facebook phobia Thought high school was bad? Social-networking sites jack up Web-era insecurities
ARPA:The idea of the ‘bad girl’
'The Dumbest Generation' by Mark Bauerlein - Los Angeles Times How dumb are we? Thanks to the Internet, dumb and dumber, this author writes.
Is the Internet Bad for Science? | Wired Science from Wired.com
Why Chris Anderson's "Long Tail" theory might be all wrong. - By Farhad Manjoo - Slate Magazine
Edge 250
Festooning The Tree Of Life | The Loom | Discover Magazine (lateral DNA transfer)
First Europeans shunned Neanderthal sex - being-human - 16 July 2008 - New Scientist
The genetic prophecy - The National Newspaper Blood Matters: A Journey Along the Genetic Frontier
The Future of Babies: Artificial Wombs and Pregnant Grandmas | LiveScience
Time Magazine hearts Purity Balls - Feministing
Disputatio - International Journal of Philosophy Special issue on Normativity and Rationality
How Your Brain Can Control Time | Memory, Emotions, & Decisions | DISCOVER Magazine The three methods your mind uses to reverse, speed, and even slow the minutes
The social psychology revolution is reaching its tipping point | Daniel Finkelstein - Times Online
TPM Online Article Experiments in Ethics Kwame Anthony Appiah (Harvard University Press)
New model explains why we overestimate our future choices
H-Net Review: Sander Gliboff on Heredity Produced: At the Crossroads of Biology, Politics, and Culture, 1500-1870 Towards a New Cultural History of Heredity
Revising Night: Elie Wiesel and the Hazards of Holocaust: Theology: Peter Manseau (PDF)
Butterflies and Wheels Article Heat and Light: Christopher Hitchens and His Critics
Windows Updates Downloader Program Files
072008
Democracy Now! | “Broken Laws, Broken Lives”: Medical Study Confirms Prisoners in US Custody Were Physically & Mentally Tortured
Matthew Yglesias (July 20, 2008) - The Walkback - a statement released by the occupying army (CENTCOM)
Daily Kos: UPDATE: Der Spiegel responds to CentCom and stands by the story
Bush and Pelosi: Both are failures | Capitol Hill Blue
McCain gets $1,930 a month from 'broken' Social Security system - San Francisco Business Times:
How China's taking over Africa, and why the West should be VERY worried | Mail Online
Analysis: The World’S Shifting Balance (economoics/World Bank)
How reliable is DNA in identifying suspects? - Los Angeles Times (your FBI doesn't want you to know)
The Medium - Stet - The Internet's Typographical and Grammatical Morass - NYTimes.com
Microsoft Plays Dirty With Gmail || kuro5hin.org
Science News / Decoding The Quantum Mystery Signals from space to Earth could establish the reality of Einstein's worst fear
071908
Easing Off Online Obscenities - The Caucus - Politics - New York Times Blog (Katharine Q. Seelye and her pearls)
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - Media's assessment of likability doesn't match voters' (horserace journamalism)
Maryland troopers spied on activist groups // Current
Impeachment Is Not Enough - The Seminal :: Independent Media and Politics
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/19/2008 | Commercial bankruptcies soar, reflecting widening economic woes
America's Most Walkable Neighborhoods - Walkability Rankings of the Largest 40 U.S. Cities
071808
McCain Leaks Details Of Obama's Iraq Trip (security breach)
Terrorism Funds May Let Brass Fly in Style - washingtonpost.com -- Luxury Pods for Air Force Debated
Electrical Risks at Iraq Bases Are Worse Than Said - NYTimes.com (meanwhile)
Media Matters - ABC News/ Wash. Post withheld results of poll favorable to Obama (facts are inconvienient when you're tying to push bullshit)
On the White House - Bush Team in Flux as Term Winds Down - NYTimes.com (20-somethings take over as rats jump ship)
US before and after Bush
Calculated Risk: Quote of the Day Mr. Dimon of JP Morgan, via Housing Wire: “Prime [mortgage book] looks terrible,” he told analysts on the call. “And we’re sorry, and there’s nothing else we can say."
Citigroup Posts $2.5 Billion Loss on Write-Downs - NYTimes.com
The Drucker Brothers Choose You, Raichu!: Bush Wants You To Know That Conception Starts At "Hello"
U.S. figures show 25.6 pct of citizens obese - Yahoo! News UK
ROTTEN TOMATOES: Golden Tomatoes: The 10 Best Movies for each of the Last 10 Years
Smell of Marijuana Is Insufficient Cause for Search and Arrest | Slog | The Stranger | Seattle's Only Newspaper
071708
The Gavel » Blog Archive » Bush Administration Tries to Redefine Contraception as Abortion
Sadly, No! » It Gets Worse - toxic levels of wingnuttery (Newsweek: pardon all the Bush war criminals)
Mosques increasingly not welcome - USATODAY.com
US health care system: Most expensive least effective | you.presscue
Nick Davies on the bloody battle of Genoa | World news | The Guardian
A Phony Crisis -- and a Real One - A Democratic House that came to power denouncing the rush to war on Iraq is about to vote to demand that Bush commit an act of war against Iran.
The Raw Story | US imposes arms sales freeze on Taiwan (China tells Bush what to do)
TPMMuckraker | Talking Points Memo | Ashcroft: Sometimes I Confuse What People Tell Me With Reality
TPMMuckraker McCain's Education Adviser Was Accused Of Mismanaging Money (Republicrook)
Wachovia Hit With Inspection In Auction - Rate Probe - NYTimes.com
The Wall Street Examiner | Winter (Economic & Market) Watch » Take Downs and Drawing the Wrong Straw
HOLY FRAK! Moon transits Earth! | Bad Astronomy | Discover Magazine
071608
Court Backs Bush on Military Detentions - NYTimes.com ("indefinite detention" ok)
Al-Marri and the power to imprison U.S. citizens without charges - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
Think Progress » Fox News host: 15 year-old detainee ‘maybe deserved’ harsh treatment.
Barry Steinhardt: "Terrorist" Watch List Hits One Million Names (send them to Gitmo!)
The Raw Story | CNN reporter criticizes TSA, finds self on terror watch list
Daily Kos: 9 Republicans Vote for Impeachment Hearings, 10 Abstain (Pelosi turns blue)
ABC News: Tillman Investigation Hampered by 'Lack of Recall' (nobody remembers anything)
Bush Claims Executive Privilege In Valerie Plame Leak
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | What The New York Times Won't Tell You About Joe Lieberman (the Senator from Israel is in the "Middle")
ESPN.com: Page 2 : Fear & Loathing in America (9/12/2001 prophecy from Hunter S Thompson)
Think Progress » Boehner falsely claims there’s no ‘wildlife’ in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Think Progress » For Second Day In A Row, McCain Cites The Non-Existent ‘Czechoslovakia’ (stupidhead)
World Court to rule on US executions - Yahoo! News
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | McCain Camp's New Attack: Obama Is The One Who's The Same As Bush (McStupid)
Reporters sans frontières - Annual Worldwide Press Freedom Index - 2007
ITV - John Pilger - How Britain wages war
Maureen Farrell: Top 10 'Conspiracy Theories' about George W. Bush
The Existentialist Cowboy: The Historical Significance and the Failure of George W. Bush
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Spent $200M To Buy Influence
HHS Moves to Define Contraception as Abortion | Reproductive Health | RHRealityCheck.org (call Will Saletan)
ABC News: Day of Reckoning? Super Rich Tax Cheats Outed Technician in Liechtenstein Turns Over Names of Americans With Secret Bank Accounts
Liechtenstein's Shadowy Informant: Tax Whistleblower Sold Data to the US (Spiegel is better, as usual)
Robert Scheer: The Real Legacy of the 'Reagan Revolution' (deregulate and bail-out)
Suspect Soldiers - sacbee.com
Registrar Who Won't Serve Gays Because of Religious Beliefs has Illegitimate Child
Incredible pictures of Mars - and they look surprisingly like some parts of Earth | Mail Online
Craigslist phone verification system - Black Hat Forum
Pathologists Believe They Have Pinpointed Achilles Heel of HIV | Science Blog
Running for Office: It's Like A Flamewar with a Forum Troll, but with an Eventual Winner (don't miss, give $)
071508
Think Progress » Mayer: Cheney ‘Repeatedly’ Held ‘Highly Unusual’ Meetings With CIA IG Before Torture Probe Stopped (all roads lead to Big Dick)
NSA's Domestic Spying Grows As Agency Sweeps Up Data - WSJ.com (Constitution in trashcan)
Talking Points Memo | Universal Theory of Bamboozlement? "Keep up the fight," Fournier tells Rove (media playing army-men)
Think Progress » O’Hanlon ‘livid’ over Obama’s plan for withdrawal from Iraq (all pouty-faced)
Think Progress » McCain spokesperson lies: Katrina and Rita ‘didn’t spill a drop’ of oil.
Daily Kos: Bush Gave Taliban $43 Million Four Months before 9/11
BBC NEWS | Middle East | Guantanamo Bay video released
Al Jazeera English - Africa - Sami al-Hajj hits out at US captors
THE EXILE - Eleven Years of Threats: The eXile's Incredible Journey - By (Anonymous) - Feature Story
Military Soft On Don't Ask, Don't Tell?, 60 Minutes: Is Military More Tolerant Of Gay Members In Wartime? - CBS News Duncan Hunter (R.Idiot) argues that gays do not belong in the U.S. military because American troops need to be hardened warriors
Republican Jewish Official Spends Day Lying To Reporters About Obama
News Analysis - Government as the Big Lender - News Analysis - NYTimes.com (Socialism for Bigcorps)
Science News / Scooping The Political Pollsters Who will win the election in November? A technique from baseball stats may predict the answer.
Stripes
best of craigslist : RAVE: My Life Since Getting Out of Prison
071408
Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Accountability Now and Strange Bedfellows: The strategy and rationale (2006 Dem majority: they were really Republicans)
Torture and the rule of law - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com ("55 percent of detainees had never engaged in hostile acts against the United States, and only 8 percent had any association with al-Qaeda.")
Talking Points Memo | What The New York Times Won't Tell You About Joe Lieberman (big news orgs just won't stop airbrushing away the fact that Lieberman misled his constituents)
cab drollery: Determined To Get It - Wrong Texas spent a nation-high $17 million last year for abstinence education programs (which failed completely)
Bush to lift executive ban on offshore drilling - Green on The Huffington Post (Dems will roll over)
Jim Webb Speaks out on FISA and the Role of Bloggers in Legislative Fights - The Seminal (Webb hates blogs, FISA too complicated for bloggers to understand)
Talking Points Memo | Do Your Job: Stop Ignoring Scheunemann's Past Scheunemann was a core participant in the lobbying, plotting and organized campaigns of deception that led America to war in Iraq (Chalabi!)
"Bush Tours America To Survey Damage Caused By His Presidency" | BuzzFlash.org
Bloomberg.com: Exclusive Citigroup's $1.1 Trillion of Mysterious Assets Shadows Earnings (liars, of course)
Calculated Risk: Regional Banks in the Spotlight (It's a Wonderful Life)
Foreclosures go high-end : Real Estate : The Rocky Mountain News Million-dollar homes, offices, show up on rolls
Ideology and the GSEs - Paul Krugman - Op-Ed Columnist - New York Times Blog - the stockholders should be cleaned out
Sebastian Mallaby - Nationalization: A Solution for Housing - washingtonpost.com
FORA.tv - Neal Stephenson: Science Fiction as a Literary Gen
YouTube - The Mystery Hexagon on SATURN
mental_floss Blog » 8 Forgotten Kids Shows Sure to Give You Nightmares
Ms Americana vs The Cat Burglar | Kama Sutra
071308
Bush gives Israel tentative 'OK' to strike Iran (and raise oil to $250)
U.S., Iraq Scale Down Negotiations Over Forces - washingtonpost.com Long-Term Agreement Will Fall to Next President
Glenn L. Carle - Overstating Our Fears - washingtonpost.com (war on terra)
BBC NEWS | Africa | China 'is fuelling war in Darfur' BBC has found the first evidence that China is currently helping Sudan's government militarily in Darfur.
Think Progress » Bush Homeland Security Aide Caught On Tape Offering High-Level Access For Donations To Bush Library
Think Progress » Fiorina: ‘To Say McCain Was Aligned With Bush On Iraq Is To Change History’ (Cara Carleton Sneed)
The Political Scene: Making It: Reporting & Essays: The New Yorker How Chicago shaped Obama.
Political Radar: Schwarzenegger Blasts Bush on Global Warming
Ben Cohen: Bush's Banned Interview: An Insight Into Insanity - Politics on The Huffington Post (never seen in America)
Truth Be Known News | Blog of Acharya S: France: "No Woman Enslavement Allowed"
Is Google Making Us Stupid?
ACLU Blog: Because Freedom Can’t Blog Itself: Official Blog of the American Civil Liberties Union » Strip Search of 13-Year-Old for Ibuprofen Ruled Unconstitutional (can sue the Principal)
Phaistos Disc declared as fake by scholar - Times Online
GOOD Magazine | Goodmagazine - Train in Vain
Semiconductor: magnetic fields visualized
Darwin Conspiracy (evolution for stupidheads)
BBC NEWS | UK | Scotland | Highlands and Islands | Fall in tiny animals a 'disaster'
BBC - Climate Change - Bloom - Home
Bit.ly: Please Use This TinyURL of the Future - ReadWriteWeb
Securing Name Servers on UNIX
Domain registrar comparison
071208
Amity Shlaes - Phil Gramm Is Right - washingtonpost.com - "mental recession" (Wapo: voters are whiners)
NEWSWEEK Poll: Obama, McCain in Statistical Dead Heat | Newsweek Politics: Campaign 2008 | Newsweek.com Barack Obama leading John McCain by only 3 points. What a difference a few weeks can make (shift to the center: fail)
Sticking A Wrench In The Gearbox - Politics on The Huffington Post
YouTube - Countdown: War Crimes Prosecutions Possible
The dangerous hostility game with Iran | Salon With negotiation starting to work, Bush administration hawks promote an atmosphere of crisis -- and the risk of actual conflict grows.
The ‘Repeal Immunity’ Movement Begins Today | Electronic Frontier Foundation
It's Time to Be Smart on Juvenile Crime - TalkLeft (Conservative stupidity)
McCain Campaign Had Protestor Holding "Bush=McCain" Sign Removed From Event - Politics on The Huffington Post (McCain's "open meetings")
Carol Kreck: McCain=Bush (SS lied)
Daily Kos: Netroots get played; Don't realize it.
The First Amendment and its Discontents | Corrente | Stephen Diamond threatens to sue Corrente (big bully has a snit fit)
Hullabaloo Packer's Iraq Problem
Media Matters - Jamison Foser - McCain: it is actually just the simple fact of access that makes people give him that second chance (the press, that is)
McCain Divorce Account Contradicts Court Documents - Politics on The Huffington Post
Dissident Voice : Swap the Donkey for a Weasel - a weasel holding a white flag and wearing knee pads
Wonkette: The D.C. Gossip » Blog Archive » Anti-Gay Republican Alabama A.G. Caught Being Gay
Why is Tony Snow's 401(k) empty? - By Daniel Gross - Slate Magazine (how he lived)
Patrick Smith, Ask the pilot | Salon Technology Propped up by a culture of fear, TSA has become a bureaucracy with too much power and little accountability. Where will the lunacy stop?
U.S. Census Bureau won't count same-sex marriages - San Jose Mercury News (changes data to fit their ideology)
Crisis Deepens as Big Bank Fails - WSJ.com (more whiners)
IndyMac Bank seized by federal regulators - Los Angeles Times
The Brain Hides Information From Us To Prevent Mistakes
IEEE Spectrum: Superconductors Enter Commercial Utility Service
AuroraBorealis.jpg (Northern Lights from space)
2418848398_4a27188dbf_o.jpg (Dubai from tallest building) )
Sex, lies and emails: The assassin, the partner and a plot to poison a millionaire | World news | The Guardian
The Mystery of Shakespeare's Identity - TIME
071108
BBC NEWS | South Asia | US 'killed 47 Afghan civilians' 39 of them women and children, an
Daily Kos: State of the Nation Rove defies second Congressional subpoena (Dems crumple)
Karl Rove Flees the Country | PEEK | AlterNet
Tom D'Antoni: It's Outrageous That Rove Is Walking Free - Politics on The Huffington Post
Emptywheel » Yeah, What ABOUT that Anthrax Terrorist? (whooah, heavy with innuendo)
Interview with ACLU re: constitutional challenge to new FISA law - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
McCain's broken marriage and fractured Reagan friendship - Los Angeles Times
EPA Won't Act on Emissions This Year Instead of New Rules, More Comment Sought (not on Bushie's watch)
YouTube - Generation Kill (2008) Miniseries Extended Trailer
No Imminent Government Bailout For Fannie, Freddie - NYTimes.com
U.S. Weighs Takeover of Two Mortgage Giants - NYTimes.com
Oil Hits Record Near $147 on Supply Fears - Futures Commodities Overview * News * Story - CNBC.com
Pharyngula: Fight back against Bill Donohue! Fight back against Bill Donohue! (PZ was rude to a cracker, gets death threats from Catholics)
F.C.C. Chairman Favors Penalty on Comcast - NYTimes.com
Scientists Uncover Deadly Ebola Virus's "Achilles' Heel": Scientific American
An Astonishing Collaboration : DoxPara Research
Cert: Securing an Internet Name Server (PDF)
ZoneAlarm blocks internet access following Microsoft's DNS patch - heise online UK
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-037 – Important: Vulnerabilities in DNS Could Allow Spoofing (953230)
Shocker DNS spoofing vuln discovered three years ago by a student | The Register
MS DNS patch snuffs net connection for ZoneAlarm users | The Register
ZoneAlarm SmartDefense Research Center: Severity: High: Workaround to Sudden Loss of Internet Access Problem
Approximately 800 vulnerabilities discovered in antivirus products | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
071008
Senate Approves Bill to Broaden Wiretap Powers - NYTimes.com
American Civil Liberties Union : Senate Passes Unconstitutional Spying Bill And Grants Sweeping Immunity To Phone Companies ACLU Announces Legal Challenge To Follow President’s Signature
Dana Milbank - Putting Her Foot Down and Getting the Boot - washingtonpost.com - "failed to act in an inappropriate manner"
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Lieberman On Questioning Obama's Commitment To Israel: "Why Wouldn't I Do That?" (Senator from Israel)
Hullabaloo: McCain Thinks Social Security - As A Concept - Is A Disgrace (because it's you know, Social Security)
Whiskey Fire: My Next Free Cheese - Jonah Goldberg
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Fannie, Freddie `Insolvent' After Losses, Poole Says (Bush-Wrecked)
Age of Riches - Challenges of $600-a-Session Patients - Series - NYTimes.com (45 minute sessions, too)
Dan Kaminsky breaks DNS, massive multi-vendor patch coming, details at Black Hat Vegas ‘08 | Zero Day | ZDNet.com
US-CERT Vulnerability Notes: Multiple DNS implementations vulnerable to cache poisoning
An Astonishing Collaboration : DoxPara Research (DNS flaws)
DNSstuff: DNS tools, DNS hosting tests
Secure BIND Template v6.3 27 MAY 2008 Rob Thomas
070908
Senate Approves Telecom Immunity and New Eavesdropping Rules - NYTimes.com
ABC News: Spy Bill Passes: Gov't Free to Spy on You
American News Project: Finance, Favors and FISA (how they were bought)
Firedoglake » The FISA Cavein Is Congress’ Shame
Suing George W. Bush: A bizarre and troubling tale | Salon U.S. officials went to extremes to stifle our legal challenge to Bush's warrantless surveillance -- but a federal judge says the program is criminal, anyway (don't worry, Dems will immunize him)
Crooks and Liars » Harry Reid says “NO” to the new FISA bill (after he made sure it would pass)
Iran Test-Fires Nine Missiles, Warns It Will Retaliate - The Huffington Post
Talking Points Memo | Another AP Beaut ... (Nedra Pickler wanks again)
Calculated Risk: More Bad News for Malls: Steve & Barry's BK
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide SEC Ratings Probe Reveals Conflicts in Grading Debt (no one could have predicted ...)
Is it Safe Now to Admit Jimmy Carter Was Right? (no)
Unequal America  (July-August 2008) Causes and consequences of the wide—and growing—gap between rich and poor
Reason Magazine - The Uses of Hyperbole Exaggerated doomsday forecasts are false, regrettable, inevitable, and possibly necessary.
Julian Baggini: Courage of the flip-flop | Comment is free | The Guardian It's easy to be a conviction politician. Real bravery consists of changing tack according to the evidence
Review of Buchanan, Mark: The Social Atom: Why the Rich Get Richer, Cheaters Get Caught, and Your Neighbor Usually Looks Like You
Helen Fisher tells us why we love, cheat | Video on TED.com The science of love, and the future of women
Psychology Today: Secrets of Married Men Men, especially married men, are at a disadvantage in relationships, both verbally and emotionally (2004)
Women talk three times as much as men, says study | Mail Online (Dr Luan Brizendine makes shit up - 2006)
Study: Men Talk Just as Much as Women : NPR (2007)
Gender Jabber: Do Women Talk More than Men?: Scientific American
Men Talk More Than Women Overall, But Not In All Circumstances
Ancient 'Dead Sea' Stone Tablet Predates & Might Rewrite the Bible
Google Lets You Monitor Access To Your Gmail Account
strange characters display instead of letters • mozillaZine Forums
Musipedia: The Open Music Encyclopedia
070808
Bob Ostertag: Obama, FISA and the Netroots - Politics on The Huffington Post
August 8, 1974 v. July 9, 2008 - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com (craven Dempublicans dump your Constitution)
Washington Times - "Want some torture with your peanuts?" by Aviation Security
What's John McCain's Technology Policy? (back to the 17th Century)
TPMMuckraker (all kinds of domestic spying going on)
The Spying Started Before September 11 -- That's The Whole Point
Naomi Wolf: Sex Crimes in the White House - Politics on The Huffington Post
Jukebox John changes his tune every few minutes - The Carpetbagger Report
5 Myths About the Bust That Will Follow the Boom(ers) - washingtonpost.com
History News Network Just How Stupid Are We?
Cutting-edge, supplemental science comes to Louisiana - The Carpetbagger Report (the Flintstones)
Monsanto has to Accept Full Responsibility for Genetic Contamination
Mystery of the meat-eaters' molecule - Telegraph
Astronomers Discover the First Ring Around a Moon | Solar System | Discover Magazine
070708
Crooks and Liars Wolf Blitzer looks back at 10 years of Iraq War Bush lies
The Media Equation - When Fox News Is the Story - NYTimes.com
Beltway myth: "The left-wing base" vs. "the American people" on Iraq - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com - Mara Liasson (NPR Republican super-wanker)
Open Left:: Republicans Go Retro With Hapless Flip-Flop Attack
Media Matters - Matthews: "Can Obama now win over the regular folks, white folks, against John McCain?" (they won't give up)
Fiorinas Fuzzy Math - Swampland - TIME (a little unusual fact-checking)
Matthew Yglesias (July 07, 2008) - Don't Talk About the War (ignore the central reason Clinton lost) (Media: "hideously stupid people who are wrong about everything" --Atrios)
Think Progress Lieberman: After Iran wipes out Israel and Arab countries in the Middle East, were next! (they'll invade and make soccer moms wear burkas!)
The Iraq war movie: Military hopes to shape genre - Los Angeles Times (you pay for propaganda against you)
Free Government - Democracy in Your Hands
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae Plunge on Capital Concerns
Washington Sketch: Economic Anxiety Disorder - washingtonpost.com (Bushonomics)
The Hindenburg Omen: Crash Signal In Play - Seeking Alpha
Be Aware Of The Hindenburg (Omen of crash) | Hindenburg Omen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The night I lost my faith - Every doctor is spiritually vulnerable, the author says. His unsuccessful effort to save a dying baby triggered his personal crisis.2004 Doctors' Writing
The Urge to End It - Understanding Suicide - NYTimes.com
American Murder Mystery (Section 8 Housing spread crime)
Famished gene is found and could help tackle obesity - Telegraph
Super atoms turn the periodic table upside down
Reflections: Robert Silverberg: Tyhe Death of Gallim (endangered elements)
Hands on: 12 quick hacks for Firefox 3 - LinuxWorld
070608
AP IMPACT: US wavered over S. Korean executions | Newsweek News | US colonel wrote he sanctioned mass killing
Why the new wiretapping law is a lot worse than you think. - By Patrick Radden Keefe - Slate Magazine
McClatchy Washington Bureau | 07/03/2008 | Commentary: How dare they rip the Fourth Amendment? (Dems)
Loss of Civil Liberties Since 9/11
Crooks and Liars John McCain: I hate the bloggers
For Republicans, the Senate outlook is bad - Los Angeles Times
Obamas cunning capture of the centre ground | Andrew Sullivan - Times Online
Op-Ed Columnist - Wall-E for President - Op-Ed - NYTimes.com
CEO of Firm That Signed Controversial Iraq Oil Deal Longtime Bush, Cheney Adviser (shocking)
Crooks and Liars Glenn Beck on how the US should treat Gitmo detainees: Were going to shoot them all in the head (CNN: most trusted name in xenophobic news)
Spy chief Alex Allan found with 'blood everywhere' - Telegraph
UBS, CS May Have to Set Aside $68 Billion - Report - NYTimes.com
Daily Kos: Wall Street's Haute Con Job
Times Higher Education - High IQ turns academics into atheists Intelligence is a predictor of religious scepticism (Gordon Lynch: science "not the most helpful response")
Bumper Mentality | AlterNet the bigger the SUV, the more of a jerk its driver is likely to be.
Salmonella signs point to peppers -- baltimoresun.com
This is the U.S. on drugs - Los Angeles Times Only cops and crooks have benefited from $2.5 trillion spent fighting trafficking.
Mexican Cartels and the Fallout From Phoenix | Stratfor
Send Messages That Self-Destruct With Privnote - ReadWriteWeb
Skin Deep: Cosmetic Safety Database - Special Report
AVG anti-virus attacking Whirlpool with DDOS - Forum feedback - Whirlpool Broadband Forums (AVG Linkscanner fiasco)
Register Scolds AVG For Generating Fake Traffic As Link Malware
How Prozac sent the science of depression in the wrong direction - The Boston Globe
070508
22 civilians killed by U.S. airstrike, Afghan governor says - International Herald Tribune (again)
Hullabaloo: Running With The Devils (Obama tacks hard right)
Obama to 'refine' Iraq plan - Mike Allen - Politico.com
Eunomia - Wouldnt Be (And Isnt) Prudent defending the Fourth Amendment against egregious, systematic violation by the government is some far-out extremist position that must be watered down or abandoned in order to appeal to the middle.
The Sideshow July 2008 Archive: The crazy woman (Cynthia McKinney criticized Bush, Dums run screaming)
CNN poll: Most say Founding Fathers wouldn't be impressed - CNN.com
Bringing Ireland to Baghdad: How the Resistance Will Eventually Kick the Americans Out | War on Iraq | AlterNet
Hullabaloo Unpacking A Fragment Of Packer (that's George "Always Wrong" Packer)
070408
ABC News: Pentagon Top Brass: Israel: Don't Attack Iran : Joint Chiefs Chairman Adm. Mike Mullen: 'A Third Front ... Would Be Extremely Stressful'
UT Documents: Obama's new statement on FISA (folds)
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | A Time-line Of Obama's Statements On FISA (flip ... flop ... flip ... flop)
Analysis: NSA Spying Judge Defends Rule of Law, Congress Set to Strip His Power | Threat Level from Wired.com
The Crypt: Rove refuses to appear before House Judiciary panel - Politico.com (says fuck you to Conyers)
Talking Points Memo | Please, Please, Reporters with Brains
Brilliant or a sham? Questions asked over Ingrid Betancourt rescue - Times Online
How the "patriotism" debate might actually help Obama. - By David Greenberg - Slate Magazine How the Republicans Claimed the "Patriotism" Mantle in Presidential Politics
Bloomberg.com: Worldwide Condoleezza Rice Says She's `Proud' of Decision to Invade Iraq
BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | The evolution of a conspiracy theory
CORRECTED - Fed's Bullard says bank's credibility on line | Markets | Bonds News | Reuters | Fed uses indices that exclude food and energy
Bloomberg.com: Deutsche Bank AG
Naomi Klein: Big Oil's Iraq deals are the greatest stick-up in history | Comment is free | The Guardian
Global markets | Bearish battalions | Economist.com Almost everything that could is going wrong for world stockmarkets
Wine and health | Of sommeliers and stomachs | Economist.com Red wine exercises its benefits before it enters the bloodstream
Celebrity Passport Records Popular - washingtonpost.com State Dept. Audit Finds Snooping Was Frequent
A-Rod's wife tells pals she believes Madonna lured Yank with kabbalah
Team finds language without numbers (7/3/2008)
RussiaToday : SciTech : Extinction 100 times closer than expected
The WTF World of Wikipedia | GamesRadar
Sexual Healing, page 1 - News - Broward-Palm Beach New Times - Broward-Palm Beach New Times Sad stories and otherwise freaky tales from Florida's last sexual surrogate
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library: The Book of accidents; : designed for young children.
Costco - Emergency Food Kit - 275 Servings
Scroogle Scraper (search Google without Viacom getting your IP address)
070308
Judge Rejects Bushs View on Wiretaps - NYTimes.com
Daily Kos: FISA: Why we continue to fight (best summary of Bush lying and Congress folding)
Barack Obama: My Position On FISA - Politics on The Huffington Post (more lies: no "important surveillance tools" lost)
On FISA - Swampland - TIME (Joe Klein and Pelosi wrong again, see above)
Obama advisor Greg Craig: Adding insult to injury - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
The Al-Haramain ruling and the current Congress - Glenn Greenwald - Salon.com
TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | A Time-line Of Obama's Statements On FISA
Matthew Yglesias (July 03, 2008) - I'm Worried (David "Dean" Broder is not worried about Bush's law-breaking)
Justice Department Considers Racial Profiling For Terror Prevention - Politics on The Huffington Post
Freed hostage Ingrid Betancourt embraces children - Yahoo! News
Fears, Again, of Oil Supplies at Risk - New York Times - "He said at one point that he wants oil to be $144 a barrel'' -- about six times what it sells for now (10/14/2001: Game Over, Bin Laden wins)
U.S State Dept. role in Iraq oil deal questioned - International Herald Tribune (Bush cronies)
Booman Tribune ~ A Progressive Community Feith Still the Stupidest Guy (Bush Admin: Ship of Morons)
Judge Orders YouTube to Give All User Histories to Viacom | Threat Level from Wired.com (Viacom wins, gets all your user data)
Think Progress 6th straight month of job losses.
Intellectuals: 'Top Public Intellectuals: the results' by | Prospect Magazine July 2008 issue 148
Intellectuals: 'How Glen triumphed' by Tom Nuttall | Prospect Magazine July 2008 (they got gamed)
Mini Movie Channel - Putin On The Ritz
YouTube - puttin on the ritz
Bad is good as a mating strategy NewScientist, 21 June 2008 ("dark triad" of bad-boy traits)
New Hope Against the Cold Sore Virus | LiveScience
The World Health Organization Documents Failure of U.S. Drug Policies | DrugReporter | AlterNet (highest rates of marijuana and cocaine use)
Dave Shaw | Outside Online | Raising the Dead
New paper offers insights into blinking phenomenon - University of Notre Dame : News & Information
The Scientists Who Revived Magic Mushroom Research | Newsweek Health | Newsweek.com
YouTube - Tara Busch (2) Over The Rainbow backwards (see Pt 1)
070208
Think Progress » Hersh: Cheney ‘Privately’ Says He Prefers U.S. — Not Israel — Strike Iran Because ‘We’ll Get Blamed Anyway’ (insane)
Media Matters - Matthews: "They're the working-class white voters ... the regular folks" (like you, Chris)
Hispanic Voters Solidly Behind Obama (but ... that's not what my teevee said)
TPMCafe | Talking Points Memo | Muddy Brooks (David Brooks "misrepresents" the facts)
Want to know if waterboarding is torture? Ask Christopher Hitchens (Hitch changes his mind)
Believe Me, It's Torture: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com
Firedoglake » Six Years Later, McCain Says He Still Would’ve Invaded Iraq — Presumably For The Hell Of It
Media Matters - Fox News airs altered photos of NY Times reporters
Crooks and Liars » Department of Pots and Kettles “Most vacation days taken by a sitting president,” (hard work, prezident'n)
Bringing Down Bear Stearns: Politics & Power: vanityfair.com
US STOCKS-Dow enters bear market amid broad sell-off | Reuters
BBC NEWS | Technology | Internet overhaul wins approval (Icann goes for the gold)
Muslim outrage at police advert featuring cute puppy sitting in policeman's hat | Mail Online (but they sell dog food)
A Very Memorable Trip - Psilocybin - ScienceNOW 8-hour experience in the lab as similar in significance to life events such as the birth of a first child.
Illegal Drug -- Psilocybin (Magic Mushrooms) -- Found Good for Long-Term Health
Well - Diabetes - Underrated, Insidious and Deadly - NYTimes.com
‘Ghost’ Photos through Quantum Physics | Blog | Futurismic
The Minimalist - 101 Picnic Dishes to Make in 20 Minutes - List - NYTimes.com
Loading.Ready.Run. - New hilarious sketch comedy every Monday
Enabling International Support in Windows XP/Server 2003 Family
Big archaeology find in Egypt | Science Blog
true and non-trivial social scientific propositions « orgtheory.net
Contents of Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization
Viewzi — What are you looking for?
Windows SteadyState
FLDS Dress
070108
Obsidian Wings: Packer Says, "Iraq 4-Evah!" One can only hope that the Obama campaign will completely ignore George Packer’s political advice
Media Matters - Broadcast networks falsely suggested that Clark criticized McCain's service (it's what they do)
The 10 Most Awesomely Bad Moments of the Bush Presidency | Election 2008 | AlterNet
Come back with your keyboard or upon it « The Poor Man Institute
Raw Replay - Revisiting History
Strutting Fascism and swaggering militarism
Consortiumnews.com how Republicans perfected a propaganda system that could fool tens of millions of Americans, intimidate Democrats, and transform the vaunted Washington press corps from watchdogs to lapdogs
What Bush hath wrought - The Boston Globe By Andrew J. Bacevich
alicublog: I Want You To Hurt Like I Do. Crunchy Rod Dreher is back from vacation (how their minds work)
news from me - (whoah)
U.S. Stops Solar Projects En Masse, Citing Environmental Concerns | CleanBeta
LAist: California to Legalize Weed for Everyone
Gene Editing Could Make Anyone Immune to AIDS | Wired Science from Wired.com
10 Useful Apps To Reduce Your Dependency On Google Products
How Does Language Exist In The Brain?
PLoS Medicine - Toward a Global View of Alcohol, Tobacco, Cannabis, and Cocaine Use: Findings from the WHO World Mental Health Surveys - Americans by far lead the world in rates of illegal drug use, despite America's crusading role in prosecuting the Global War on Drugs (land of hypocrisy)
063008
Crooks and Liars » Late Edition: Sy Hersh Says Attacks On Iran Happening Now (Dems in bed w/Cheney)
Report: U.S. 'preparing the battlefield' in Iran - CNN.com - President Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney have rejected findings from U.S. intelligence agencies that Iran has halted a clandestine effort to build a nuclear bomb (sound familiar?)
Media Matters - Fox's Henneberg deceptively cropped Clark interview while claiming Clark "seemed to attack McCain's military service"
Talking Points Memo | DC Press Lords Lay Down Fire for McCain
CJR: "Attacking" McCain's Military Record What Wesley Clark really said, and how the press missed it (hissy-fits from the Press Lords)
Think Progress » White House: Polls are flawed, Bush sees a ’shift in attitudes’ toward him
ABC News: EXCLUSIVE: How the FBI Botched the Anthrax Case (no mention of ABC hyping the Saddam connection)
Open Left:: AIPAC and Darcy Tussle (targeting liberals)
House Resolution Calls for Naval Blockade against Iran America’s powerful pro-Israel lobby pressures the US Congress (America is client state of Israel)
The Ohm Project: an exercise in resistance - "And Leave the Laptop with Us" U. S. Customs officials are routinely seizing 5-10% of the laptop
Higher Costs and Delays Expected at Ground Zero - City Room - Metro - New York Times Blog
Detroit's mood grim as automakers face the brink | U.S. | Reuters (dug their own grave)
Fortified Cassava Could Provide A Day's Nutrition In A S