VIDEO: Moby & Debbie Harry "New York, New York"


Report: Better Hurricane Research Needed

Hurricanes cost taxpayers billions of dollars, but the government has not invested enough money in understanding them, according to a federal report released Friday that calls for more coordinated research. RED ORBIT


Best Mountain Photographs of 2006

Andy and Laura

Bush's closest confidants both tried to get Bush to dump Rumsfeld, and both failed, according to Woodward: ANDREW SULLIVAN

VIDEO: Cafferty: "What Are We Becoming?"

Cafferty struck a somber tone tonight after the House passed legislation that includes a war crimes immunity clause. He rightfully asks, "what are we becoming?" PRISON PLANET
Bush Given Authority To Sexually Torture American Children

Senators Seek Domestic-Partner Benefits for Federal Workers

Sens. Gordon Smith (R-Ore.) and Joseph I. Lieberman (D-Conn.) have introduced legislation that would permit unmarried federal employees to apply for health, dental and vision insurance, retirement and other benefits for their domestic partners. WAPO

Gay Marriage Debate Sparks Restaurant Brawl in Wauwatosa, WI

A gay bashing "hate crime" caught on surveillance cameras has the Wauwatosa Police Department vigorously pursing an arrest in the case, Wisconsin Gay News has learned. WGN


Massachusetts judge allows out-of-state lesbians to wed - CNN


Dina Martina & Joyce Dewitt At The Cutting Room

Sen. Kennedy On GOP's Terror Campaign: “In 40 Days, We Can Put An End To This Nonsense”...

The Daily Orwellianism Award Goes To Bush

Speaking on openness in government on Tuesday: "We believe that the more we inform our American citizens, the better our government will be." And: "The more transparency there is in the system, the better the system functions on behalf of the American people." Joshuah Bearman/HuffPo

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Eurythmics "Sex Crime" (1984)

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Bono to Be First Guest on Dave Stewart HBO Show

Set to begin airing early next year, according to Reuters. On the show, which is described as "musicians on musicians," Stewart will interview fellow artists about their craft. SPIN


VIDEO: Borat Goes To Washington

Sacha Baron Cohen's character Borat does his bit to promote Sacha's movie. Countdown via One Good Move


Canada's environment commissioner calls for massive scale up in climate efforts

``The government urgently needs a believable, clear and realistic plan to significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions,'' said the report. ``It must establish and commit to short-and long-term national goals. PLANET SAVE

Gore presents global-warming message at UN headquarters

Sen. James Inhofe Lashes Out At CNN, Grossly Distorts Global Warming Science Think Progress


DaimlerChrysler, China's Chery Close To Car Deal

"The two sides have explored various ways to make subcompact cars together and are now in advanced negotiations," one source familiar with the matter told Reuters.


Beijing secretly fires lasers to disable US satellites

The hitherto unreported attacks have been kept secret by the Bush administration for fear that it would damage attempts to co-opt China in diplomatic offensives against North Korea and Iran. Telegraph UK via DRUDGE


Progressive Radio Hosts More Accepting Of Dissenting Views Than Conservative Hosts

Research 2000 recently conducted a survey testing whether progressive or conservative talk radio shows are more open to callers with dissenting points of view. THINK PROGRESS


VIDEO FLASHBACK: Re-Flex "The Politics of Dancing"

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Get Paid to Protect the Election in Florida.

Florida needs your help at the polls! Pledge here to work in your county for the November 7th general election.

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Madonna's 2007 Calendar Is Now Available

Halloween Miami 2006

Don your mask, tights, and magic bracelets (if you you've got 'em) and prepare to party for Truth, Justice and American Values at Halloween Miami 2006, whose theme this year is "Superheroes Hit the Beach." SAVE Dade's annual costume extravaganza, slated for Saturday, October 28 at the Miami Children's Museum. MORE INFO: SAVE DADE


Unveiled! Virgin Galactic's New Ride

Virgin Galactic today unveiled a mock-up of the slick, Philippe Starck–designed interior of its SpaceShipTwo suborbital tourist vehicle. POPSCI

"The United States of Torture"

"The United States is committed to the world-wide elimination of torture," George W. Bush explained in a June 2003 speech, "and we are leading this fight by example."

Oh, the irony!


President's Statement on Pentagon Decision to Extend Soldiers' Mandatory Vacations in Sunny, America-Friendly Vietraq:

PARIS: Chevy Unveils Driveable Race Car Concept


VIDEO: All aboard Miami's train to nowhere

A train meant for travelers at Miami's airport is instead running circles in Japan as it waits for tracks to be completed. NBC's Kerry Sanders reports. MSNBC

Feingold, Kerry Introduce Resolution Urging Back-up Plans for Voting Machines

“We cannot allow the American people to lose faith in the most fundamental aspect of our democratic system – the right to vote,” Feingold said. “Some of the problems we saw this year, like voters in Maryland being told to come back later because the machines weren’t working, are simply unacceptable. A back-up plan as simple as having emergency paper ballots on hand is essential to preventing election day disasters.” COMMON DREAMS


The Gospel According to John

Why are all documentary filmmakers liberals?
That’s one question that comes to mind while watching The U.S. vs. John Lennon, a chronicle of how the US government persecuted the late ex-Beatle and his wife Yoko Ono. THE PHOENIX

Apple - Trailers - The US Vs. John Lennon


"To his own self, he must be true"

ACT OR TEACH?: Saint Andrew's new drama teacher Dominick Giombetti says the school administration found his acting in a gay play to be 'inappropriate.'
Continued... The Palm Beach Post


Students protest "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

University of Virginia students protested the U.S. military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy outside the local military recruitment office yesterday. The Cavalier Daily


VIDEO: Keith Olbermann takes a “look back” at Bush’s first months in office leading up to 9/11

Olbermann: The political debate still raging over Mr. Clinton’s remarks in a Fox News interview Sunday has overshadowed the debate Mr. Clinton suggested the nation ought to have… a discussion of what steps the Bush administration took to get Osama bin Laden or destroy al Qaeda before September 11th. CROOKS & LIARS

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Keith Olbermann Terrorized and Gov Tries to Hide it

We have serious reason to worry about Olbermann's safety. Last night, he reported that he'd been threatened, apparently with some anthrax-like substance that required him to be subjected to 10 hours of detention in a hospital. He was discharged with a prescription for Cipro. OpEd News

MSNBC VIDEO: "NY Post Hinders FBI Investigation"
"Rupert Murdoch's New York Post thinks terroristic threats are a joke."

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PHOTO: Swarming locusts sit on fence in Cancun

Hot weather and an absence of mobility-limiting hurricanes have allowed the insects to breed more than normal, but authorities hope to end the infestation in the next eight days.CNN


VIDEO: The Scissor Sisters On Conan

Cooper Is Going To The Congo

"CNN's Anderson Cooper will anchor Anderson Cooper 360 for three nights from the Democratic Republic of the Congo from Tuesday, Oct. 3, through Thursday, Oct. 5, as part of the program's weeklong emphasis on violence and political turmoil in several African nations," MEDIA BISTRO

"Anderson Cooper and Thomas Roberts Together!" Queer Beacon via Queerty

AUDIO: Depeche Mode "Martyr"


Halliburton Gave $4 Million to Politicians and Received 600 Percent Gain on Contracts Since 2000

In 2000, Halliburton was the 20th largest federal contractor, receiving $763 million in federal contracts. By 2005, Halliburton had grown to become the sixth largest federal contractor, receiving nearly $6 billion in federal contracts during that year. COMMON DREAMS

Florida Lawmaker Wants Citgo Off Turnpike

Citgo has operated seven service stations at 45-mile intervals along the 312-mile turnpike since 1994. THE LEDGER

7-Eleven Dropping Venezuela-Backed Citgo...


VIDEO: Generals Blast Bush for Iraq Failures (9/25/06)

Thank you, President Bush
"Sometimes you just have to let an idiot hang himself." AMERICAblog


VIDEO: Check out these cool, new inventions

The "Today" show's Al Roker talks with "Today" tech editor Paul Hochman about some of the coolest inventions featured at the annual Wired Nextfest exhibition. TODAY SHOW VIDEO

WIRED NextFest "Experience the Future"

Ocean Rocks Shed Light on Earth's Crazy Climate

Ancient rocks from the bottom of the Pacific Ocean suggest dramatic climate changes during the dinosaur-dominated Mesozoic Era, a time once thought to have been monotonously hot and humid. RED ORBIT

Manipulating our entire environment with giant orbiting mirrors to undo man-made damage may sound like science fiction. But it's not

"If the icecaps melt, we just can't put them back," said Angel, who proposes sending trillions of butterfly light lenses into space to manipulate sunlight. TORONTO SUN

The RealAge Test

Are you biologically younger, older, or the same as your birthday age?

Bush Admin. Blocked Report Linking Hurricanes To Global Warming, Says Report...

The possibility that warming conditions may cause storms to become stronger has generated debate among climate and weather experts, particularly in the wake of the Hurricane Katrina disaster. HuffPo

Intel Report: Bush's Anti-Terror Strategy Creating More Terror... HuffPo

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VIDEO FLASHBACK: Mylo "Muscle Cars" [Uncensored]

This jaw-dropping video is a political spoof featuring a George Bush lookalike.




VIDEO: Hillary Says Condi Is A Liar

VIDEO: Falwell Refuses To Apologize For Lucifer Attack

Appearing on MSNBC today, Rev. Jerry Falwell responded to criticism of his recent attack comparing Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) to Lucifer. Asked whether his remarks were disrespectful, Falwell said, “I do not.” MSNBC’s anchor then asked, “So I take this to mean that will you not be apologizing to Hillary Clinton?” Falwell answered, “No, I will say it over and over again.” Falwell said it was clear his comments were tongue-in-cheek “because there’s no way that Lucifer’s going to run [for president].” Watch it: THINK PROGRESS

Former Governor Jesse Ventura Questions Official 9/11 Story

Former Minnesota Governor, actor and wrestling star Jesse Ventura has publicly questioned the official version of events behind 9/11 and gone further than ever before in citing Operation Northwoods and the Gulf of Tonkin as examples of how the government has planned and carried out staged war provocations in the past. PRISON PLANET

9/11 Truth: Thermite & The Case for Controlled Demolition


The World's Gayest Flags

Belize: The sexual tension here is so thick you could cut it with—oh, we don't know—an ax? RADAR ONLINE

Earth May Be at Warmest Point in One Million Years

Earth may be close to the warmest it has been in the last million years, especially in the part of the Pacific Ocean where potentially violent El Nino weather patterns are born, climate scientists reported Monday. ENN

3-Year-Old Buys Pink Convertible on Internet

A 3-year-old inadvertently bought this pink Nissan Figaro at a dealership near Worcestershire, England, online, for the equivalent of $17,000. AOL NEWS

Paris auto show will offer first peek at the '08s

The French have a very special way with cars and don't seem to take any inspiration at all from rival automakers in other countries. This attitude often creates some of the most original and innovative designs in the industry -- and the occasional disaster too. CANADA.COM

Paris show finds industry on edge
Head Of GM To Meet In Paris With Nissan, Renault

Apple's iPhone to launch as Cingular-exclusive?



Army Warns Rumsfeld It's Billions Short

The Army's top officer withheld a required 2008 budget plan from Pentagon leaders last month after protesting to Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld that the service could not maintain its current level of activity in Iraq plus its other global commitments without billions in additional funding. LA TIMES via WRH

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"Crisis Is Upon Us"

Credible news organizations have reported that U.S. naval attack groups have been given "prepare to deploy orders" that would put them on station off Iran by Oct. 21. ANTI WAR.COM


VIDEO: The Daily Show on Bill Clinton and Chris Wallace

The Daily Show on Bill Clinton and Chris Wallace. The interview in 60 seconds and they got it all. via ONE GOOD MOVE

Fox News Network Forces The Bill Clinton/Chris Wallace Interview Video Off OpEd News

Clinton supporters at the set of Fox & Friends Crooks & Liars

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VIDEO: Carville, Begala discuss Clinton interview

Democratic political strategists James Carville and Paul Begala talk with "Today" show anchor Meredith Vieira about former President Bill Clinton's controversial "Fox News" interview. TODAY SHOW VIDEO




If you missed the Scissor Sisters on Logo, check out the New Now Next interview.

GOP aide busted for fake blog posts on liberal sites

Liberal bloggers have uncovered a staff member to Rep. Charles Bass (R-NH) using government computers to make fake posts on liberal blogs in New Hampshire. RAW STORY

VIDEO FLASHBACK: George Michael "Shoot The Dog"


George Michael tour launches with pop at Bush

A mature, modest and (almost) scandal-free George Michael took the stage in his first solo concert in 15 years. But the pop star couldn't resist making another controversial dig at George Bush. TIL


"The Most Important Book of the Year"

Letter to a Christian Nation is Mr. Harris's response to the thousands of letters (many of them threats from Christians) that he received in reply to The End of Faith. It is a take-no-prisoners approach to the hideous morality of the Bible and the people who follow it... AMERICAN CHRONICLE

Letter to a Christian Nation - AMAZON



Did Lexus ad intentionally use 9/11 imagery?

There seems to be a bit of a controversy over an ad created for Lexus. Specifically, the ad has been accused (if that's the right word) of using imagery that evokes the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center. ADJAB


VIDEO: Branson Discusses How Al Gore Convinced Him To Lead on Global Warming

Earlier today on Good Morning America, Virgin CEO Richard Branson, who yesterday pledged $3 billion to invest in alternative energy to combat global warming, appeared alongside Al Gore. THINK PROGRESS


Govt 'is bombing' Darfur villages

The Sudanese government is indiscriminately bombing villages in north Darfur, says a spokesperson for the United Nations human rights monitors in the strife-torn western region. News24


Hollywood activist GEORGE CLOONEY has launched a scathing attack on the US media, accusing journalists and producers of neglecting their responsibilities to their country. Contact Music

Happy 5767! Rosh Hashanah begins

Translated literally from Hebrew, "rosh hashanah" means the "head of the year," and it is truly that — the beginning of another year. AJC.COM

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Technotronic "Pump Up The Jam"


Apple unveils new store design

Apple Computer is unveiling a new store design to add more show room for iPod music players and Macintosh computers and stations where shoppers can get technical help for their products. SEATTLE TIMES


Tweaked Firefox Lets You Surf Internet Without a Trace

A tweaked version of Firefox that makes Web browsing anonymous has been released by a group of privacy-minded coders. YAHOO NEWS

Army to test GM hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

The Army and General Motors Corp. are collaborating to help the military learn more about the uses of hydrogen fuel cell vehicles, a potential aid for soldiers on future battlefields. PLANET SAVE

VIDEO: Robertson: "[A] holy war between Islam and Christianity" is "going to come"

From the September 19 edition of the Christian Broadcasting Network's The 700 Club: MEDIA MATTERS

Hello Mudda, Hello Father

How do you spook a theater full of New York film snobs? Show them footage of children speaking in tongues, cradling plastic fetuses, and fondling cardboard cutouts of George W. Bush. RADAR ONLINE

Madonna defends being "crucified" on stage

Pop singer Madonna on Thursday defended staging a mock crucifixion during her record-breaking "Confessions" world tour, saying it was not "anti-Christian, sacrilegious or blasphemous" -- but a plea for people to help one another. YAHOO NEWS

Madonna - Live To Tell (Live In Concert)

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Branson Plans $3B Against Global Warming

Branson, the billionaire behind the multi-platform Virgin brand, said the money would come from 100 percent of the profits generated by his transportation and airline sectors. RED ORBIT

Watch a video about the Clinton Global Initiative


Sidney Blumenthal: How Bush Rules: Bush's Crusade for Lawlessness

In his new book "How Bush Rules: Chronicles of a Radical Regime," he reports on the revolt of the generals. Their alienation was unexpected, a surprise perhaps most of all to themselves. HuffPo via Yahoo

2002 Venezuela coup linked to Bush team

Specialists in the 'dirty wars' of the Eighties encouraged the plotters who tried to topple President Chavez. GUARDIAN UNLIMITED ARCHIVE - Pat Robertson calls for assassination of Hugo Chavez 2005

Hugo Chávez Interview (7/2006)
By Greg Palast

"Venezuela, Chávez told me, has more oil than Saudi Arabia."

Vitriolic Chavez Offers Discounted Oil To NYC Poor 9/21/06

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Bronski Beat "Why"

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Right-wing Republicans are weird. When gays and lesbians want to marry and raise kids in the suburbs, the right-wingers freak out. "Perverts!" they scream at these bland strivers. But when supposedly straight soldiers in the army, marines and CIA engage in male-on-male rape and other acts of homosexual sadism so bizarre and extreme they turn off the average, gay-marriage-craving civilian, Republican legislators think it's the best thing ever. Ted Rall via Yahoo

Related: Bush bashes Syria at UN, but sent an innocent man to be tortured in Syria


VIDEO: Chris Matthews: ‘I Have Been…Against This Bullshit War From The Beginning’

This morning on Imus, MSNBC’s Chris Matthews blasted the media for not covering the Iraq war. Matthews said that while people are still fighting and dying the Iraq, war “has been taken off television, and Bush must love it.” THINK PROGRESS


VIDEO: Bill Clinton talks with Meredith Vieira

Former President Bill Clinton talks with "Today" co-anchor Meredith Vieira about his foundation, the Iraq war, the showdown with Iran and his wife's possible run for president. TODAY SHOW

"What the hell was Bill Clinton thinking, inviting Laura Bush to deliver the keynote address at his latest Global Initiative conference? Talk about speeching with the enemy." Arianna Huffington

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VIDEO: Rosie To O: Admit It, Already!

Rosie O'Donnell trained her gaydar on Oprah Winfrey and her BFF Gayle King on "The View," saying that the talk-show queen and her BFF Gayle King are, despite their protestations to the contrary and despite their not being full-blown lovers, "a tiny bit gay." TMZ

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Photos: Scissor Sisters Play Trafalgar Square

VIDEO: The Daily Show's Jason Jones On Gays in the Military

The Daily Show (9/18) nails this segment on gays in the military, juxtaposing the case of Bleu Copas (the linguist who was outed by email in July) with an interview of nutjob Dr. Paul Cameron. TOWLEROAD

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VIDEO: Oprah Pumps Her Own Gas,

2009 5 Series

VIDEO: Iran’s president says Bush pushing for war

Brian Williams talks with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran, and the man who the U.S. believes is planning to make Iran the next nuclear nation on the planet. MSNBC

Sept 20: "Meet the Press" host Tim Russert talks to "Today" show anchor Meredith Vieira about President Bush's speech to the U.N. General Assembly. TODAY SHOW


AUDIO REWIND: Melissa Etheridge "I Need To Wake Up"


After 10 days of no progressives or Democrats on CBS'...

"Free Speech," segment featured the Wash. Post's Eugene Robinson. MEDIA MATTERS

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Murray Head "One Night in Bangkok"

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Ted Turner: Men Should Be Barred From Public Office For 100 Years...

Appearing before a group of journalists and international policy leaders at Reuters' offices in New York, mogul-cum-mega-philanthropist Ted Turner said Tuesday that he thought the media -- particularly in the U.S. -- should work harder to cover all parts of the world "honestly, intelligently, and regularly," E&P via HuffPo

AUDIO: Hannity echos Dr. Laura’s sentiments-blame it all on women

Sean Hannity blames all problems of sex on women these days. Why should a man be burdened with controlling himself. It’s not surprising to hear a right wing talk show host take it out on them, after all–they look sooo good. When are these extreme Christian men going to take some responsibility for anything relating to sex? CROOKS & LIARS


NYC: Thousands demonstrate against Iraq war and against Iran

NEW YORK Thousands of Iraq war protesters marched Tuesday to the United Nations, where President George W. Bush was presenting his vision for the Middle East to skeptical world leaders. IHT

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VIDEO: "Man of the Year"

Robin Williams stars in "Man of the Year", a comedy about a fake news anchor that runs for president. OPENS OCTOBER 13

VIDEO: Bill Clinton On The Daily Show (9/18/06)

VIDEO: Transexuality in Iran

In this brief video on, you will see why transexuality is, in fact, allowed in Iran (homosexuality is still considered a sin and illegal); and how some of them live in their strict Islamic society. big queer blog


Chavez & Ahmadinejad, Brothers?

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the United States represents "the tyrants of the world today" and called Chavez "my brother" and "the champion, the leader of the struggle against imperialism." YAHOO NEWS


Arctic seals wash up on South Florida beach

Hooded seals typically are found in the deep waters of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans. But for reasons scientists don't fully understand, an unusually high number of the seals has been reported this year along the east coast of the United States, including the two seals that came ashore locally this weekend. Palm Beach Post

52 New Species Found In Indonesian Reefs ENS
Pacific Coast governors vow to improve ocean conditions Seattle Times



NBC has given the green light to include Madonna-on-the-Cross footage in an upcoming November Sweeps concert special! DRUDGE
UPDATE: NBC TV undecided about mock crucifixion...

Madonna will help AIDS orphans in Malawi, local officials say



VIDEO FLASHBACK: Imagination "Just An Illusion"

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Ten anti-Castro "journalists" in South Florida on US government payroll

Now whom are we to believe, in this matter of human-rights violations by Cuba? The Cuban officials or the purveyors of democracy in the "free press" paid for by the US government -- not exactly distinguished by its regard for truth? ONLINE JOURNAL


Bush Tacitly Implies WTC Controlled Demolition?

During his speech Friday in which the President argued for the gutting of the Geneva convention and the legal classification of torture, Bush made a strange comment about explosives and their placement in U.S. buildings. Was this a tacit admission of 9/11 controlled demolition? PRISON PLANET

9/11 Toxic Dust Whistleblower Raided By SWAT Team
Largest Swiss Paper Asks If Bush Was Behind 911


Today Hosts Want New Set, Ann Curry Just Wants to Keep Her Job

NBC spent $3.5 million to makeover the set of the Today show, but, as Page Six reports, Meredith Vieira and Matt Lauer are not happy. Despite the chipper attitude they show on television, insider's say the hosts, more or less, hate their toted "new diggs." JOSSIP

Campbell Brown Too Sexy for Today? RADAR ONLINE

Google to Supply Video for Apple iTV?

The iTV box is wi-fi enabled and allows users to play music and videos from their iTunes library on their television. MAC RUMORS

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Weapons to Become Environmentally-Friendly

The Times of London reports the arms manufacturer, with support from Britain's Ministry of Defence, will attempt to produce the environmentally friendly weapons as part of a new initiative to limit the impact of its munitions on the world's environment. RED ORBIT

In a replay of Iraq, a battle is brewing over intelligence on Iran

In an echo of the intelligence wars that preceded the U.S. invasion of Iraq, a high-stakes struggle is brewing within the Bush administration and in Congress over Iran's suspected nuclear weapons program and involvement in terrorism. RAW STORY

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VIDEO: Barack Obama Speaking In Louisville (9/14/06)

Moby Unplugged

Mr. Master Of Beats, Y'all is giving up email for the rest of the year, and won't be using voicemail, either. "I know this might be a disaster," reads the note. "It might make me more sane. RADAR ONLINE

VIDEO: Security Analysis of the Diebold AccuVote-TS Voting Machine

GM, Ford could merge or form alliance

Executives of General Motors Corp. and Ford Motor Co. have discussed a possible merger or alliance, the trade journal Automotive News reported Monday. Both companies declined comment. YAHOO NEWS

Ford dropping 600 dealerships

"Project Driveway": GM launches largest-ever hydrogen fuel-cell fleet

Bush Bashing Pig Hits Madison Square Garden

VIDEO: Zero 7 "You're My Flame"

Ms. Radio Launches

Three of America's most controversial women — Gloria Steinem, Jane Fonda, and Rosie O'Donnell — just launched an all-women-run radio network, promising to offer programming that's less polarizing than the typical all-talk AM radio fare. CBS NEWS

Jane Fonda terrified over Bush’s policies’ fallout SAWF NEWS


VIDEO: Stephanie Miller On Hannity & Colmes (9/15/06)

"Stephanie Miller Is Our Latest Top Dog" News Hounds

AUDIO: Stephanie Miller Interviews George "Sugar Daddy" Soros. Click here for the audio

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VIDEO: Bill Maher "bin Bush"

Speaking of George W. Bush, Gloria Steinem said, "The world is divided into two kinds of people. People who divide the world into two kinds of people, and people who don't, and that's his problem." ONE GOOD MOVE has the clip.


"Pandora" The Music Genome Project

This is a very inovative streaming radio service!

"On January 6, 2000 a group of musicians and music-loving technologists came together with the idea of creating the most comprehensive analysis of music ever. Over the past 6 years, they have carefully listened to the songs of over 10,000 different artists - ranging from popular to obscure - and analyzed the musical qualities of each song one attribute at a time."


VIDEO FLASHBACK: Stacey Q "Two Of Hearts"

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VIDEO FLASHBACK: Public Image Ltd "(This is Not a) Love Song"

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AUDIO: Shiny Toy Guns "Starts With One"

VIDEO: The New iPod Nano "Completely Remastered"

Bricklin delays plans for importing Chinese cars

Maverick entrepreneur Malcolm Bricklin, best known for bringing the low-cost Yugo car to America, has delayed for the third time his ambitious plan to import Chinese-made cars to the United States. REUTERS


This summer is America's hottest since Dust Bowl

The continental United States endured the hottest summer this year since the Dust Bowl of the 1930s, and the second-warmest since record-keeping began more than a century ago, forecasters said Thursday. AZ STAR

O'Reilly Gets Punk'd? Air America Radio Not Going Bankrupt

O'Reilly Celebrates Rumored Bankruptcy Of Air America With Alan Colmes And Mike Gallagher

Air America Lays Off Employees, Not Filing Bankruptcy

Did Think Progress blow the Air America bankruptcy story?

The "New" Air America Radio Program Schedule
5am-6am The Mark Riley Show
6am-9am The Young Turks
9am-12noon The Sam Seder Show
12noon-3pm The Al Franken Show
3pm-6pm The Randi Rhodes Show
6pm-8pm The Rachel Maddow Show
8pm-9pm “Politically Direct” w/ David Bender
9pm-10pm “Ecotalk” w/ Betsy Rosenberg

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SUV's Passe? Analyst Predicts Plunge In Gas Prices...$1.15 a gallon.

The recent sharp drop in the global price of crude oil could mark the start of a massive sell-off that returns gasoline prices to lows not seen since the late 1990s —perhaps as low as $1.15 a gallon. Seattle Times

SUVs passe? Guilt, gas prices causing owners to pass on trucks, SUVs

'Way Forward' Webcast Information [Ford Motor Company]

SHOCK!! Oil and Gas Prices Mysteriously Drop in Lead Up to Elections Political Cortex

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VIDEO: Kathy Griffin opens Comix Nightclub in NYC

Andy went to the opening of the new Comix nightclub last night in the meatpacking district in New York. Kathy Griffin was the club's opening act. Here are a couple (very) short clips he shot with his point-and-shoot camera in which she dishes about Mel Gibson, Barbara Walters, and Star Jones. Photo & Clips via TOWLEROAD


Video: Venezuela's Chavez says Bush planned 9/11 attacks

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says that the Bush Administration may have "planned and carried out" the 9/11 attacks, reports CNN international. RAW STORY



Pet Shop Boys "Numb" Released on October 16

The next PSB single will be "Numb", released on October 16 in an edit with new production by Trevor Horn. Bonus tracks will be "Party song" and "Bright young things", the former produced by Pet Shop Boys and the latter by Pet Shop Boys and Chris Zippel. A new dance mix of "Psychological" by Ewan Pearson will also be included on a limited edition 12" vinyl release.

The video for "Numb" (edited to the original album version) has recently been completed and is described by the directors as "an icy emotional landscape of borrowed dreams, sewn together with the power and style of Russian constructivist cinema". Official PSB Website


VoteVets.Org TV Ad

ANIMATION: George W. Bush "Whateva"

Image: Steve 'n Mark

"Lobbying For Torture"

Bush continues to push for torture, guaranteeing that American troops will receive the same the treatment or worse. If anyone forgot, that’s why we sign on to these international treaties to begin with. The Randi Rhodes Show

Senate Armed Services Committee defies Bush; Passes its own terrorism tribunal bill RAW STORY

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AUDIO: Ann Richards: Democratic National Convention Keynote Address (1988)

Rosie's View: 'Radical Christians' Same as 9/11 Terrorists

Just two weeks into her new job as co-host of "The View," comedienne, actress and political activist Rosie O'Donnell has made her views about Christianity known to the world. CNS NEWS via WRH

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Murtha introduces resolution seeking Rumsfeld's resignation

"Secretary Rumsfeld has failed in managing the military response to this threat and should be replaced with someone who is capable of not only recognizing the mistakes that have been made but addressing them head on for the good of our military and our great nation," RAW STORY

VIDEO: A Missed Opportunity -- or a Disaster Averted?

The U.S. military says this photo, taken in July, shows Taliban insurgents at a cemetery in Afghanistan, likely at a funeral for insurgents killed by coalition forces. AOL NEWS

New El Nino sparks weather fears

The periodic phenomenon known as El Nino has developed in the Pacific Ocean threatening extreme weather in many parts of the world, US scientists say. BBC

Arctic Ice Melting Rapidly, Study Says My Way

World Has Ten-Year Window To Act on Climate, Expert Says ENN

What it takes to drive on vegetable power Planet Save

Jacksonville, FLA to brew its own biodiesel, save $150,000 a year AUTO BLOG GREEN


Universal Music chief Doug Morris launched a loud salvo at YouTube, warning the upstart Internet firm that it could come into the legal crosshairs of the world's largest music company. NY POST

CBS wants to buy the next YouTube, not YouTube...

YouTube videos mock war deaths...

via Drudge


Capitol Domes

Creepy comb-overs. Macabre toupees. Misadventures in gel. (And that's just the women.) Radar investigates the eight worst trends in congressional coifs. RADAR ONLINE

Bill Clinton Meets Bloggers

President Bill Clinton invited a group of progressive bloggers (who happen to be Democrats) in for a 2 hour roundtable meeting at his Harlem office on Tuesday. TALK LEFT

AUDIO: Offer Nissim ft. Maya - Anything (Reconstruction Mix)


"State Of Emergency" Vogue Italia September 2006

Air America To File Bankruptcy, But Progressive Radio Remains Strong

Air America Radio will announce a major restructuring on Friday, which is expected to include a bankruptcy filing, three independent sources have told ThinkProgress.


Apple Provides A Sneak Peek Of The iTV Media Center

In a rare move, Apple provided a sneak peek of the long rumored Apple media center. Currently without a final product name, it has been codenamed iTV and has the apperance of a flattened Mac mini. ENGADGET