VIDEO: Pakito "Living On Video"

Climate cover-up protest in DC, May 31st and June 1st

Despite a flurry of peer-reviewed scientific studies linking planetary warming to storms like Katrina, leaders at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Hurricane Center (a subset of NOAA) continue to claim – with no supporting data -- that the recent hurricane devastation is part of a “natural cycle” having nothing to do with a buildup of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere. DC IndyMedia

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VIDEO: Opponents of Divine Strake gather near Las Vegas to celebrate postponement

Last week, the federal government postponed the "mushroom cloud" test. Officials argued the blast could be considered a threat to the environment -- and raised concerns the cloud would disperse radioactive material from the desert floor. KRNV


VIDEO: Katie's Last Day - TODAY Show Netcasts

Watch the entire TODAY Show broadcast or just the highlights on MSNBC.

AUDIO FLASHBACK: Dolly Parton "Peace Train" (Holy Roller Radio Mix)

U.S. Reportedly Ready to Join Iran Talks

The United States is ready to meet with Iran and other nations for talks on Tehran's nuclear ambitions if the Islamic republic gives up uranium enrichment, diplomats said Wednesday. MyWay via RAW STORY

Iran's military plans for invasion... via Drudge



"Our assessment is that there is no immediate threat," the 2005 Nobel Peace Prize laureate told a meeting of the Monterey Insitute of International Studies south of San Francisco. "We still have a lot of time to investigate." AKI


Automotive Experts List Cool New Rides Under $18,000

After putting together a list of all the vehicles available for less than $18,000, the editors of Kelley Blue Book's then picked the 10 coolest. Car Junky


VIDEO: Miami Spice In The Motor City

Ted Nugent: off his rocker?

He owns 350 guns, wants to nuke Iraq and makes his friend George W look like a liberal. Now 1970s heavy metal star Ted Nugent has his sights set on a new target: entering US politics. Belfast Telegraph

Ted Nugent: Call him Chickenhawk


'Do ya think I'm skanky?'

Paris Hilton says her upcoming album will feature some hip-hop tracks, with the first single being a reggae song called "Stars Are Blind." SPLOID

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Tiny Tim "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" (1979)



This year, conservative Republicans -- struggling against voter discontent over Iraq, health care and high gas prices, among other things -- are desperate to bring those religious conservatives back to the polls. So they've resurrected the same tired tactic. Read On

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Press Secretary Snow Admits Bush Lied...

Fresh clashes in Paris raise fears of summer of discontent

There was cynicism among French left-wingers that the country's centre-right government, and its tough-talking interior minister M Sarkozy, were deliberately maintaining the tension by being provocatively tough for their own electoral purposes, added Bremner. Times Online UK

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Heatwave "Boogie Nights"

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Toronto blanketed under record-setting heat and haze

The official start of summer is still 23 days away, but Toronto was blanketed under record-setting heat and haze yesterday, marking the first heat and smog alerts of the season. Toronto Sun

The heat is on: 93-degree day ties local record Toledo Blade

As Hurricane Season Looms, States Aim to Scare

Convinced that tough tactics are needed, officials in hurricane-prone states are trumpeting dire warnings about the storm season that starts on Thursday, preaching self-reliance and prodding the public to prepare early and well. NYT


VIDEO: The Swiftboating of Gore

High court ruling may shush whistle-blowers

The Supreme Court made life a bit tougher for government whistle-blowers Tuesday, saying the First Amendment doesn't protect public employees who disclose waste and fraud as part of their jobs. Detroit Free Press

VIDEO: The Most "How To Honor Wicca Vet?

National Guard Sergeant Patrick Stewart was a follower of Wicca when he was killed in action in Afghanistan. His widow wants a pentacle placed on his headstone. A battle continues between the widow and Veterans Affairs. MSNBC


Top 10 Signs of the Impending U.S. Police State

From secret detention centers to warrantless wiretapping, Bush and Co. give free rein to their totalitarian impulses. AlterNet

Pet Shop Politics

“It’s not a highly political record, “Neil explains, “but it is influenced by the political climate of the time, specifically the War On Terror and all its attendant horrors. SX News

"Believe" at Sea World Orlando

Geologists: Indonesia quake could awaken volcano

Geologists warned that simmering Mount Merapi volcano could blow its top in the wake of the powerful quake that devastated swathes of Indonesia's main island of Java. Mail & Guardian

VIDEO FLASHBACK: RuPaul 'Supermodel' (Remix)

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Favorite Atlanta Experiences

Frommer's picks on what not to miss while in Atlanta. MSNBC

VIDEO: "Baton Bob gives life a twirl."

Baton Bob is giving life a twirl on the streets of Atlanta. CNN Video via Lady Bunny

Helen Thomas calls new Bush aide 'contemptible,' tangles with Tony Snow

Helen Thomas, doyenne of the White House press corps, tangles with Tony Snow at today's briefing over President Bush's appointment of Karl Zinmeister as domestic policy adviser: DRUDGE

The Good Fight : Why Liberals---and Only Liberals---Can Win the War on Terror and Make America Great Again

In this powerful and provocative book, Peter Beinart offers a new liberal vision, based on principles liberals too often forget: AMAZON

VIDEO: Visit Grandma's house for the hottest decor

The hippest designers are veering away from cold, hard modernism and embracing warm, comfortable designs inspired by Granny — but with a twist. MSNBC

Family Reunion Turns Into Near Riot At Midtown Hotel

Investigators say some members of the family even rushed an officer. The officer had to use pepper spray to break up the fight. WREG


Michael calls for Wham! reunion

Pop star George Michael has revealed that he would love the opportunity to reunite with ex-Wham! bandmate Andrew Ridgeley. VIRGIN.Net

VIDEO FLASHBACK: George Michael "Faith"

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"Extraordinary Proof" by David Victor

“You just have to have faith” never seem to cut it in reports of clairvoyance, UFOs or Bigfoot. Yet, that’s supposed to silence all opposing opinions when it comes to the fables embraced as religion. Continued

Video: Alien head inside a duck?

An X-ray of what looks like an alien head inside a duck has popped up on eBay. KXTV's Cornell Barnard reports (May 29 on CNN)


VIDEO: Stephen Colbert scoffs at transportation alternatives

Tyson Slocum, director of Public Citizen, was on to defend and promote fuel alternative and transportation choices (i.e., biofuels and biking). AUTO BLOG GREEN

Who Killed the Electric Car? Opens June 28 in New York & L.A.

It was among the fastest, most efficient production cars ever built. It ran on electricity, produced no emissions and catapulted American technology to the forefront of the automotive industry. The lucky few who drove it never wanted to give it up. So why did General Motors crush its fleet of EV1 electric vehicles in the Arizona desert? Sony Pictures

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Apple’s Great Glass Elevator As Buggy As Willy Wonka’s

Oops. Last week, the fancy glass elevator at Apple's new NY retail store got stuck, and got stuck extravagantly. GIZMODO


Bloomberg vows he'll honor gay marriage

Mayor Bloomberg landed another left on the right yesterday, coming out strongly in favor of gay marriage - and vowing the city will perform same-sex wedding ceremonies, if allowed. NYDN


Gay Rights Violence Erupts in Moscow

Religious leaders who last February predicted violence if activists in Moscow went ahead with a planned gay rights march saw their forecasts become reality over the weekend. TOWLEROAD


Nothing scarier than gays with a zippo!

Wingnut Frist says flag burning - in decline since 9/11 - and gay marriage are the biggest issues facing the U.S. Think Progress via SPLOID

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"Rove Celebrates"

US sending more troops to Iraq

Despite all the talk of "progress" in Iraq, the United States has actually increased the number of soldiers in that country: AMERICABLOG


Why So Little Protest On Iraq?

Enemy of the People - Al Gore or George Bush?

An Inconvenient Truth can’t decide what it is. Is it an information-oriented documentary about the dangers of global climate change, where Gore does the voice over? Is it a semi-biographical film about Al reinventing himself? Or is it a soft political film implying that the US made a big mistake ditching the wonk man for that cheeky Dubya? OpEd News


Fox Analyst: Global Warming Is “Bogus” And “Dreamed Up” By Environmentalists To Stop Development... via HuffPo


Bush 'planted fake news stories on American TV'

Federal authorities are actively investigating dozens of American television stations for broadcasting items produced by the Bush administration and major corporations, and passing them off as normal news. Independent UK

VIDEO: The Daily Show "Are You Prepared?"

VIDEO: Hagel(R): "Things Are Worse Off In The Middle East Today Than They Were Three Years Ago"

Sen Hagel told Tim Russert that things are much worse off in the Middle East now and it doesn't take a genius to figure that out. Just someone honest and willing to publicly say it. Crooks & Liars


Rachel Maddow "Transgendered-King" & "Cross-Dressing Lesbian"

In an e-mail and robocall message, Rep. Bob Ney (R-OH) attacks his opponent, Zack Space, as too liberal because he appeared on Rachel Maddow’s Air America show. Ney calls her a “cross-dressing lesbian” who “uses a different name when dressed ‘in drag.’” via Think Progress



Memorial Day 2006

James Carroll:Honor the Fallen, Not the War

Susan Lenfestey:Where is the Shared Hope of Our Old Memorial Days?

John Nichols:"My Soldiers, My Veterans"

A Veteran Stays Home on Memorial Day
"I cannot say how deeply ashamed I am of this war. I never supported George W. Bush. I voted against him because I saw his vacant and wild stare and heard his jumbled, chopped, and childish words. I knew he was inept and incompetent to serve, not only as president, but as Commander-in-Chief of our brave armed forces. I know he is a fraud. Our country has been deeply harmed by this war and this man who hears God tell him to 'spread democracy' so violently. All of this is based on a lie."

Arlington West Memorial

In Santa Barbara, a silent tribute to troops who died in Iraq was making a loud statement this Memorial Day weekend. Twenty-four thousand crosses in the sand at West Beach made up "Arlington West." Each cross represented an American soldier who died during the war in Iraq. KSBY






Annie Lennox "Waiting In Vain" & "Something So Right"

Clivilles & Cole "Pride, A Deeper Love"

Grace Jones "Walking In The Rain" (Live)

Princess "Say I'm Your Number One"

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Mike Farrell on "Baghdad ER"

"I loathe the people who have created this monstrosity. I want the criminals who lied and cheated and pretended and twisted and perverted reality - and those who rationalized their crimes - so they could send over 2400 servicemen and woman to their death, nearly 18,000 to come home torn - some never to be whole again - thousands more to suffer mental damage, and tens of thousands of innocent Iraqi civilians to be swept into the garbage can of "collateral damage," to pay. These bastards and their apologists should be stripped naked and forced to walk the main streets of America, allowing every city and town that has lost a loved one to injury or death in this shameful catastrophe to heap on them the scorn they deserve." Crooks & Liars


ABC's Streaming Test Numbers Top Three Million

The doubters appear to have been proven wrong about their opinions surrounding ABC's decision to further test the online waters through a streaming video trial. blogcritics

iTunes adds NBC news, documentaries

The new offerings will also include new programs produced especially for iTunes. Programming from NBC News is priced at $1.99 per download, and includes a wide selection of current and historical programming from NBC News, CNBC and MSNBC. IPODNN

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'80s Nostalgia at the Maripol Photo Show

You know Maripol even if you don't know Maripol. She's the '80s icon behind the '80s icons. Those black rubber bracelets you wore in junior high or high school because you thought you were copying Madonna? That was really Maripol. The Village Voice


The Alt Fuels Distraction

In the next 50 years, give or take, those of us in the United States will face two challenges. We must wean ourselves off of oil and we must cut our carbon-dioxide emissions by around 60 percent. Tom Paine


Al Gore live with Rachel Maddow on Friday

Former Vice President Al Gore will join Air America Mornings host Rachel Maddow live by phone at 8:30 am EST. Maddow Online


AUDIO: Melissa Etheridge Is A Big Stephanie Miller Fan!

A very geek'd out, radio moment. You'll love it!

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VIDEO: It's Obvious, Republicans Are Bobbleheads

"I first saw Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) in action during the Schiavo incident and was really impressed with her. She's quickly becoming one of my favorites. This is too funny..." Crooks & Liars


The Bush-Lay Letters (July 8, 2004)

Correspondence suggests chummy President-Enron boss relationship. TSG via WRH

Clinton vs. Gore

How two familiar names could duke it out for the 2008 nomination. SLATE

'Alien message' sparks tsunami panic

The Ufological Research Centre said on its website last week that a tsunami could hit the Atlantic after a comet passes close to earth on Thursday, May 25. aljazeera

Maui's Fleming Beach selected as America's best beach

Fleming Beach Park, a mile-long crescent white sand beach on Maui's western shore featuring spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the rugged shores of Molokai Island, was named America's best beach Wednesday in an annual list. Caladesi Island State Park in Florida was the runner-up. USA TODAY

Report: Seven Of Top 10 Most-Polluted California Beaches In LA NBC4

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Sustainable Fishing and Seafood

Our nation’s fisheries are in trouble. Federal scientists report that nearly half of our managed fish populations are struggling for survival, and how others are faring is unknown. There are too many boats chasing too few fish. Environmental Defense

They call him Mr. Blu Genes

According to the Gulf of Maine Institute, a blue lobster occurs once in every 3 to 4 million lobsters. Village Soup

Dog Obese After Diet Of Beer, Donuts

When the Arizona Humane Society took in "Sessa," she weighed almost three times as much as she should have and couldn't even stand. NBC Providence

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Waitresses "I Know What Boys Like"

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Two a Day Discharged for Being Gay

Despite recruiting and attrition problems brought on by the continuing war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the U.S. armed forces continue to discharge two lesbian, gay and bisexual military personnel per day. EDGE NY

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A love boat for 'X-Men' stars

Fleet Week kicks off: X-Men's Kelsey Grammer, Halle Berry and Hugh Jackman met sailors on board the USS Kearsarge on Wednesday in New York City. The visit was good for publicity, and good for morale. USA TODAY

Hugh Jackman says he knew people thought he was gay

"My wife saw the show (The Boy from Oz on Broadway) about 40 times and she'd laugh every time she went to the washroom in the interval. All she'd hear was, 'Is he or isn't he one?' CM via TOWLEROAD


New 'Ali G' Film: More 'X' Than 'X-Men'?

Extended hours provide last chance to see Chihuly at Fairchild

This is your last chance to see how nature meets art at Miami's Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden with its dazzling exhibit by Dale Chihuly. Sun Sentinel

Chihuly Official Website

VIDEO: Elliott Yamin & Mary J. Blige "One"


Hastert under investigation by FBI

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dennis Hastert, is under investigation by the FBI, which is seeking to determine his role in an ongoing public corruption probe into members of Congress, ABC News has learned from high level government sources. Crooks & Liars

House Speaker Hastert under investigation: ABC...
House Speaker not under investigation: Justice... via Drudge

VIDEO: Laughing Yoga

Jerry Springer Out, Stephanie Miller In At WINZ-Miami On June 5th


The Stephanie Miller Show: Official Website or Wikipedia

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Singer Joan Baez takes up residence in L.A. tree

Folk singer Joan Baez and a woman who once spent two years perched atop a giant California redwood took up residence on Wednesday in a tree in a Los Angeles community garden that is threatened with demolition. Yahoo


VIDEO: "Out of Africa" NBC News Travels With Bono

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Madonna "Like A Prayer"

Madonna defends 'stunt on the cross'

Madonna has spoken out in defence of her controversial mock crucifixion stunt - saying Jesus would not mind. Ireland Online


Dita Von Teese Slams 'Bland' Hollywood Ladies

She says, "So many people look like they are a product of a team of stylists. We'll remember Madonna And Cher. But a lot of people will be totally forgettable." Female First

Movie theaters: Extreme makeover

With big screens and high-def in more and more living rooms, movie theaters are taking radical new measures to woo filmgoers. CNN/Fortune

VIDEO: 'Cars' Trailer From Disney/Pixar

GM's newest incentive - $1.99/gallon gasoline in Florida and California

Buyers will be issued a pre-paid credit card, which will be credited monthly with reimbursement for gasoline costs above and beyond $1.99/gallon until December of 2007. AUTOBLOG


In 2026 You'll Own a Car That Can't Crash

An accident-free future is a matter of connecting the dots between today’s cutting-edge technologies. POPSCI


8th Grader From Illinois Wins National Geography Bee

Bonny Jain is also a three-time winner of The Dispatch and The Rock Island Argus' regional spelling bee. He will compete in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Washington next week. Quad Cities Online

5.2 Quake Rocks California-Mexican Border

A moderate earthquake in northern Baja California shook part of the U.S.-Mexico border region on Tuesday and was followed by several aftershocks that continued into Wednesday. KTVU


VIDEO: Lou Dobbs and the White Supremacist source

Liberal Oasis: "CNN ran a graphic sourced to the Council of Conservative Citizens, a group deemed to have a "white supremacy" ideology according to the Anti-Defamation on"

VIDEO: "Toxic Sky?" FULL REPORT - NBC 4 Los Angeles

VIDEO: KNBC or YouTube

Few Tenants As WTC Building 7 Reopens

The first destroyed skyscraper to be rebuilt since Sept. 11 opened Tuesday, with few tenants but state-of-the-art features that developers say will be part of all the new office towers to rise at the World Trade Center site. CBS

Former German Minister Says Building 7 Used To Run 9/11 Attack Prison Planet


First Impressions: Motorola Q Smartphone

Based on its design, the Windows Mobile 5-based Q is trying to create a new hybrid that draws upon the best elements of the latest smartphones from Palm and RIM. PC World

Bill Gates Shows Off New Products

Microsoft Unveils 3 Beta Releases: Vista, Longhorn, Office 2007. CBS NEWS

Video: Atheist sues for proof of Jesus

A man is suing the Catholic Church, demanding proof that Jesus existed. CNN's Delia Gallagher reports.

Jimmy Hoffa Cupcakes

$1 Million For Your Vote?

Arizona Ballot Measure Would Give Prize To One Voter After Each Election. CBS

Laura Bush vs. Karl Rove On Gay Marriage…

The issue of gay marriage is causing divisions within the Republican Party, including the highest reaches of the White House. INSIGHT


Osama Right On Time

Now, right on time, right on message, Osama pops up from nowhere to totally validate the official story of September 11th, the day after a poll is published with growing numbers of people doubting the official story, or dismissive of the official investigation. The Psychotic Patriot


VIDEO FLASHBACK: B-52's "Give Me Back My Man"

Is Guantanamo Bay's Reality Too Scary For The Motion Picture Association of America?

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has rejected a poster for a documentary about three British men held for more than two years at Guantanamo Bay. blogcritics

Brazilian biologists celebrate rare birth of albino alligators

Eight rare albino alligators have been born in Brazil's Panatal region, home to an estimated 20 million other alligators. Zee News

Lies, All Lies

From an amazing diary on DailyKos via AMERICABLOG

-Stephen Colbert was not funny.
-Helen Thomas is old and batty.
-Mexicans are taking our jobs.
-Iraq sent its WMDs to Syria.
-Democrats don't want to wiretap terrorists.



THE RUDE PUNDIT "Tommy Franks Is a Punk Ass Bitch"

and "John McCain is a gimpy opportunist who used a captive audience to make a presidential campaign speech. " The Rude Pundit

Bush Should “Spend A Few Years In A Special Purgatory” Watching Baghdad ER...

VIDEO: Hurricanes In New York?

CNN's John Zarrella says hurricanes can threaten the northern U.S. as well as the southern region. CNN via AOL VIDEO

It happened before - it'll happen again! NYDN

VIDEO: NBC 4 L.A. "Toxic Sky?' Is the government manipulating the weather?"

Mystery clouds and unusual contrails ...
In a Channel 4 News investigation, Paul Moyer looks into why some say the government is manipulating the weather. Watch "Toxic Sky?" at 11 p.m. Tuesday. Look for the Web report on on Wednesday at 9 a.m.



Wall of water strikes giant ferry

A FREAK wave smashed into one of the world’s largest ferries in the Bay of Biscay, terrifying passengers and forcing the ship to divert to a French harbour. TIMES UK

VIDEO: Shell president discusses oil prices & global warming

John Hofmeister, President of Shell Oil Company, talks with 'Today' show anchor Katie Couric about oil companies' record high profits, global warming and how consumers can maintain their lifestyles while conserving resources. MSNBC

Saudi oil firm Aramco says backs greenhouse gas cut Reuters

Three thousand people make global warming statement with human sign


New Prius models could be Made in the USA

Thanks to increased demand, and the ability of making the batteries and other hybrid components smaller, Toyota will likely build future Prius models in the United States. AUTO BLOG GREEN

Car Powered by Water a Reality WAVE
GM's 2007 lineup looks greener MSNBC
New hybrid and diesel coming from Honda Macleans
Ford expects record month in hybrid sales DFP

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Apple and Nike: Tune Your Run?

Rumors are abound that Apple and Nike may be on the verge of announcing some form of partnership as early as today. Apple Insider


Gay Storks Deliver Children to Dutch Zoo

A pair of gay male storks and a pair of lesbian storks are raising children in the Dutch zoo Parc Overloon, zookeepers recently announced. TOWLEROAD



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New Law Makes Pets Part Of Emergency Plans...

The bill, which passed 349-24, requires that state and local preparedness offices take into account pet owners, household pets and service animals when drawing up evacuation plans. CBS

The Daily Kitten

“Battle of the Botox.” Harris Defeats Pelosi

Who would win in a no-holds-barred catfight, Rep. Katherine Harris (R-FL) or Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA)? Wonkette via Yahoo News

Katherine Harris
50.9% (1365 votes)
Nancy Pelosi
49.1% (1316 votes)

"Evolution On Your Doorstep" by David Victor

I find it interesting that opponents of Evolution insist on a
disclaimer on all text materials that cover the subject, stating: “This is
just one theory; there are other opinions”. In keeping with their own
quest for fairness and equal time, should not such a disclaimer not also
be included on religious texts? Continued

Pastor: Lord Revealed Next Fla. Governor

"I introduce to you, as the Lord Jesus has said, the next governor of the state of Florida, Charlie Crist," Dozier said. WaPo

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Madonna crucified by religious groups

A Church of England spokesman is quoted on Britain's BBC website as saying: "Why would someone with so much talent seem to feel the need to promote herself by offending so many people?" SHOWBIZ NEWS


Horror illness is viral ... marketing?

For the past two weeks news has been sweeping the world about a horrific disease spreading across the southern United States, which doctors were refusing to treat. But now, it turns out that it may all be part of a viral marketing campaign for one of the big summer movie releases. SPLOID

Drudge Falsely Smears Gore

Matt Drudge is looking for any excuse to smear Al Gore and his new movie, An Inconvenient Truth. Think Progress

VIDEO: Jean Sarah Rohe on Countdown

Zogby Poll: Over 70 Million American Adults Support New 9/11 Investigation

Although the Bush administration continues to exploit September 11 to justify domestic spying, unprecedented spending and a permanent state of war, a new Zogby poll reveals that less than half of the American public trusts the official 9/11 story or believes the attacks were adequately investigated. VIVELECANADA


Bush, Blair to announce 'phased withdrawal' from Iraq

LONDON -- Tony Blair and George Bush will announce that they are to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq at a summit in Washington as early as this week, RAW STORY has learned.



Pet Shop Boys Fundamental Released Today!

The long-awaited and much-discussed new Pet Shop Boys' album, "Fundamental", is now released worldwide (except the USA) on CD and vinyl. Produced by Trevor Horn, the album contains 11 new Tennant/Lowe compositions, including the Top 10 hit "I'm with Stupid", and a Dianne Warren composition, "Numb". PSBUK
AUDIO: "Minimal" (Lobe Remix)

RELATED VIDEO: "I'm With Stupid"

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VIDEO: Hollywood Radar "Confessions Tour"

Movie Trailer: Miami Vice

The cocaine cowboys of the ’80s are gone, and so is all that pastel. CBS4 Miami

Volcano Ash from Caribbean volcano grounds flights to Miami

Some flights between Venezuela and Miami have been suspended because of ash billowing from a volcano on Montserrat. TB 10

Rising Ocean Temperatures Threaten Florida's Coral Reef

UN Panel Calls for Bush Administration to Close Guantanamo Bay ...

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said "We cannot be in a situation in which we are just turning loose on helpless populations or unprotected populations people who have vowed to kill more Americans if they're released." There are about 460 prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay. Most have been held for more than four years without charge. Democracy Now


Amy Bolton, VP/GM of News/Talk, Jones Radio Networks, said “Stephanie’s phenomenal ratings success in Los Angeles is an extraordinary accomplishment when you consider that she has only been on KTLK for one year and Bill Handel has been on KFI since 1989.” JRN


Iraq government gets mixed reception around country

Fatma Mohammad, a civil servant in the central Shi'ite town of Kerbala, expressed the wishes of most Iraqis: "I say to the government: Please for God's sake, all we need is security and electricity." REUTERS


Gonzales reiterates intent to prosecute reporters as spies

Obviously, they intend to stifle the free press in America. It's really quite amazing because the traditional media has been overly kind and deferential to Bush and his cronies. AMERICABLOG

First Amendment to the United States Constitution WIKIPEDIA

Has Bush's Iran War Propaganda Begun?

Right-wing paper claims Iranian Jews must wear badges -- get it, because Iran's just like Hitler! Oh wait, it's all U.S.propaganda for bombing Iran Thanks Sploid


Hurricane Center Predicts 4-6 Major Storms

There will be four to six major hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico this season, the National Hurricane Center predicted Monday. Yahoo News

Dike is Gov. Bush “political football” Boca Raton News


Report Says Ozone Hole May Disappear by 2050

The ozone hole over the Antarctic is likely to begin contracting in the future and may disappear by 2050 because of a reduction in the release of chlorofluorocarbons and other ozone-depleting gases, according to a team of Japanese scientists. ENN

Gulf of Mexico gets a new artificial reef _ an aircraft carrier

As hundreds of veterans looked on solemnly, the Navy blew holes in the retired aircraft carrier Wednesday, sending vessel to the bottom of the sea and creating the world's largest manmade reef. Planet Save

England's new late-night crime spree: watering gardens

The island of dreary drizzles is enduring the driest 18-month spell in 70 years, forcing Britons to ration water, forgo garden hoses, and plant cacti. CSM

Madonna crucifies herself in L.A. tour opener

The Da Vinci Code took in 224 million dollars worldwide

'The Da Vinci Code' has had one of the biggest opening weekends in box office history - $224 million worldwide.... Showbiz News

Mel Gibson Slams 'Da Vinci Code'

'Da Vinci Code' Target Of Catholic Jihad?

Clarence Thomas: Bush Is “In Real Trouble”...

Just how bad are things for President Bush? Pretty bad, I'd say, if even Clarence Thomas is worried about him. HuffPo

VIDEO: Letterman Slaps Down Mary Cheney

David tried to ellicit a definitive response about how she felt about the Republicans demonizing gays to advance their agenda and win the '04 election, but all one has to do is read her book. Crooks & Liars



Sunday Sun Rings

Rainbow rings were visible around the sun after heavy chemtrail spraying began this afternoon in the skies above South Florida.

Related: South Florida Sun Rings 5/3/06

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VIDEO: Sunday Morning "Out of The Box"

Sunday Morning gives two promising architects a chance to tell the story of their modern prefab homes. They are among a new generation of architects who are redefining the notion of the prefabricated house, turning the notion of cheap, flimsy, factory-built homes on its head and instead, hoping to offer affordable, upscale modern homes to the growing design-conscious masses. CBS News Sunday Morning


VIDEO: TV Funhouse "Presidential Outtakes"


VIDEO: Apple Computer Grand Opening 5th Ave. New York City

You'll notice a few celebrities love Apple too!


PHOTOS: The new Apple store on Fifth Avenue