Sunday

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Everything But The Girl "Don't Leave Me Behind"

Holocaust On People's Minds At Darfur Rally

In the words of Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel, "for the sake of our humanity, save Darfur." NBC6

Ignoring Colbert: A Small Taste of the Media's Power to Choose the News

"Stephen Colbert displayed more guts in ten minute of performance at the White House Correspondents Dinner than the entire Bush family.HuffPo

VIDEO: Colbert Does the White House Correspondents' dinner:

VIDEO: Two Presidents

Ellen DeGeneres repeats sweep of Daytime Emmys

Ellen DeGeneres swept the Daytime Emmy awards, winning best talk show host for the second time and earning talk show honors for the third consecutive year. San Diego.Com

Lady Bunny's Peace March Photos

Great shots!

Rush Limbaugh Arrested and Liberal Blamed

O'Reilly said he didn't want to report the story about Rush but claimed he had to do it so he brought Judge Napolitano on to do the spin. News Hounds

Rush Limbaugh Claims OxyContin Helped Him Cope With Embarrassing Comb-Over The Spoof

Saturday

Questions still linger on United Flight 93

As film launches, paper questions official account; 'What you won't see' in film. Philly.Com via RAW STORY

VIDEO: Organizers estimate 300,000 at anti-war march in Manhattan

The demonstrators stretched for about ten city blocks. There were no arrests. NY1

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Thousands in NYC March Against Iraq War

Liz Taylor 'not near death'

A PUBLICIST for Elizabeth Taylor, 74, has denied British reports the screen legend is bed-ridden and near death. Melbourne Herald

Friday

SATURDAY: Thousands to March in NYC for Peace, Justice & Democracy

The lead contingents in the march will include Hurricane Katrina survivors, Iraq war veterans and military families, immigrants' rights and racial justice activists, women's and LGBT rights advocates, labor organizers, environmental activists, students and other youth organizers, disability rights advocates, and others. American Chronicle

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VIDEO: Robin Williams/Daily Show 'I'm The Decider'

AUDIO: New Bush Song: “I'm The Decider (Koo-Koo-Kachoo)”...

Congress members arrested at Sudan protest

Five Congress members were willingly arrested and led away from the Sudanese Embassy in plastic handcuffs Friday. Boston Globe

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Breakthrough Dreamerz

American Dreamz may boast name stars such as Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, and Mandy Moore, but most audiences will leave Paul Weitz's hybrid comedy--which manages to tackle at once the hypocrisy of stardom, the inanity of politics, and the power of reality TV--talking about a pair of unknown actors named Sam Golzari and Tony Yalda. Read On

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Neil Young's New Album... Released Online Today...

ROLLING STONE "The Worst President in History?"

One of America's leading historians assesses George W. Bush. Read The Full Article Here

Sandra Bernhard, rebellious as ever

Backed by The Rebellious Jezebels, Sandra Bernhard’s singing is stronger and better than ever in “Everything Bad & Beautiful.” The Villager

Rosie O'Donnell To Join 'The View'

Rosie O'Donnell is taking over Viera's slot on The View , filling the "liberal voice" vacancy created by Viera's departure, and she's probably going to be quite good. Queerty

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AUDIO: Schoolhouse Rock "I'm Just A Bill"

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Rep. John Conyers: Taking the President to Court

"As some of you may be aware, according to the President and Congressional Republicans, a bill does not have to pass both the Senate and the House to become a law. Forget your sixth grade civics lesson, forget the book they give you when you visit Congress - "How Our Laws Are Made," and forget Schoolhouse Rock. These are checks and balances, Republican-style. " John Conyers via HuffPo

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Indeep "Last Night A DJ Saved My Life"

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What was San Diego mystery boom?

The shock wave appeared to originate over "Warning Area 291," a mysterious million-square-mile part of the Pacific Ocean that's closed to civilian sea and air traffic. SPLOID

Army puts veterans in the poor house

A new report from the Government Accountability Office unearthed a host of horror stories involving the U.S. Army chasing ex-soldiers for allegedly unpaid bills. SPLOID

News flash: Chickenboy picks up a hammer

Wyden Detains Senate With Subsidy Protest

Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden tied up the Senate for more than 4 1/2 hours Thursday trying to force a vote on a plan to end subsidies of energy companies that lease federal land. WaPo

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May 1 immigrant boycott aims to 'close' US cities

Pro-immigration activists say a national boycott and marches planned for May 1 will flood U.S. streets with millions of Latinos to demand amnesty for illegal immigrants and shake the ground under Congress as it debates reform. Reuters

LA Authorities Brace for Huge Immigration Marches

Clooney brings Hollywood punch to Darfur campaign

Just because the US government is tied down in places like Iraq is no excuse for lagging action to protect people in Darfur, Clooney said. M&C

Rebels' arms made in China
Darfur food rations cut in half
NATO ready for small-scale Darfur presence
Demonstration to Save Darfur Takes National Mall

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Senator Proposes Legislation To Stop Cuba From Drilling Near Fla. Coast

The Communist country has recently agreed to allow oil companies from Canada, China and Spain to begin exploring for oil off Cuba's north coast, about 45 miles from the Florida Keys, raising the specter of a disastrous oil spill. Click10

Thursday

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Tracy Chapman "Talkin’ Bout a Revolution"

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Don't Just Do Something, Congress, Sit There!

The House of Representatives will have been in session 97 days this year, the smallest number since the 80th Congress in 1948. BuzzFlash

COOPER JOINS '60 MINUTES'

Cooper will stay at CNN as the host of "Anderson Cooper 360" and will contribute occasional reports to "60 Minutes" - which will also air on Cooper's show. NY Post via PITNB

"Gay Bloggers Refuse To Legitimate Jeff Gannon"

Serial plagiarist/former hooker/Republican buttboy Jeff Gannon/James Guckert may be doing a panel all by himself in Philadelphia after Queerty friends John Aravosis and Pam Spaulding pulled out at the last minute due to a disagreement with the moderator. Via Queerty

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"War On The Middle Class"

With middle class wages declining, household debt skyrocketing and severe increases in Americans living in poverty, the GOP can be proud that corporate profits are at a 60 year high! Via Randi Rhodes

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BIR FLU HITS SOUTH FLA

Ford Launching Concept Car Reality Show

If singing, cooking and clothing design can sell as reality TV, why not designing dream cars? Yahoo

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Divine Strake Still on Course For June

The Department of Defense is on track for a giant explosion at the Nevada Test Site on June 2, and that test, Divine Strake, will use some 700 tons of explosives to blow up a mountain on the site.
Operation Divine Strake Is Sheer Madness

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ExxonMobil Corporation Earnings Webcast

The LIVE Webcast starts at 11AM ET
Click To View: Real Or Windows
3-MONTH PROFIT: $8,400,000,000.00

Cape Cod debates first US offshore wind farm

A plan to build the world largest offshore wind-power farm off Massachusetts is dividing residents of the Cape Cod resort region, in a debate involving million-dollar ocean views, migrating birds and soaring energy bills. Reuters

Gorbachev Urges G8 to Back Solar Power, Not Oil or Nuclear

"This idea reflects our vision of a way of helping the energy-impoverished in the developing world, while creating concentrations of solar energy in cities that could be used to prevent blackouts," Gorbachev said. Common Dreams

21 arrested at West Point 'don't ask, don't tell' rally

The academy was the last stop on a cross-country tour of 20 conservative Christian and military colleges that protest organizers say discriminate against gay, bisexual and transgendered people. USA Today

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Rove's Future Uncertain...

Prosecutor Has Not Yet Made Decision About Charges.... HuffPo

Senators Show Up To Gas Price Event In Gas Guzzlers...

As a political matter, Democrats clearly sense that they have the advantage on the high gas prices, judging from the number of speeches and news conferences. "The cost of Republican corruption when it comes to energy is hitting home very clearly for America's middle class," House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) exulted yesterday morning. WaPo

Senators to push for $100 gas (BRIBE) rebate

Ailing Liz Taylor is 'close to death'

"She's not leaving a lot of money to her children. She wants the bulk of her fortune to go to AIDS research." Daily Mail

Wednesday

Why Chemtrails?

One major advantage of using simulated weather to achieve a desired effect is that unlike other approaches, it makes what are otherwise the results of deliberate actions appear to be the consequences of natural weather phenomena. Weather Wars

RELATED: HAARP Build-Out To 3.6 Billion Watt Capacity Complete

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Pontiac G6 Convertible Orders Being Taken

One touch lowers the retractable hard top. That's all it takes to take the G6 from a progressively styled coupe to a sleek four-seat convertible. Now starting at $28,490.

Dolly, Elvis Ad to Promote Tenn. Tourism

Music icons Dolly Parton and Presley appear in the ad together through digital insertion. WaPo

MINOGUE TO COLLABORATE WITH SCISSOR SISTERS

Pop princess KYLIE MINOGUE is planning a flamboyant return to the UK charts - by recording a collaboration with New York pop stars SCISSOR SISTERS. Contact Music

Apple patent embeds thousands of cameras among LCD pixels

Ultra-efficient Organic LED Outshines Lightbulb

An average incandescent bulb emits just 15 lumens of light for every watt of electricity it consumes. Scientific American

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Boy George "Live My Life"

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National Day of Silence gives gay students a voice

Hundreds of local high school and University students plan not to speak today. Instead, they will wear red tape across their mouths and hand out cards explaining their silence as part of the National Day of Silence protesting the discrimination gay youths face. Oregon Daily via TOWLEROAD

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Microsoft Tries for Safer Surfing

Internet users were given a peek yesterday at a revamped version of Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer, a response to criticism that the most popular tool for Web surfing and hacking made users vulnerable to the Internet's dangers and caused them to defect to alternative browsers. WaPo

'Lost' star chooses jail time

One of the actresses on the TV show "Lost" is going to jail for DUI. Michelle Rodriguez pled guilty on Tuesday and chose jail time over community service. KHON

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Destiny's Child "Survivor"

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Police: Cross-Dressers Posed As Customers, Stole New Car

Police said Michael Rivers, 20, also known as "Diamond," and Jeffrey Haynes, 17, also known as "Beyonce," stole the car. NBC6 Miami

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Tony Snow has often been very critical of President Bush.

Via Bradblog
"[President Bush has] lost control of the Federal Budget" - 03/17/2006

"No president has looked this impotent this long..." - 09/30/2005

"The English Language has become a minefield for the man. whose malaprops makes him the political heir not of Ronald Reagan but Norm Crosby... At one point last week, he stunned a friendly audience by barking out absurd and inappropriate words, like a soul tortured with Tourette's" - 08/25/2000

"The newly passive George Bush has become something of an embarrassment." - 11/11/2005


New WH Press Sec. Showed His Softer Side In 1989 Column “Sex, Sex, Sex”... “Sex Is Fun Only When You Do It Right”...

Former Sen. John Edwards joins strike at university

Former Democratic vice presidential candidate John Edwards, Teamsters President James Hoffa and civil rights leaders marched with striking service workers Tuesday at the University of Miami, in an effort to bring national attention to their cause. AP

Hell on Earth

Chernobyl was the world's worst environmental disaster. Twenty years on, John Vidal reports on the clean-up, the false medical records, the communities that refused to leave and the continuing cost to people and planet. Guardian UK

Tuesday

"The Nuclear Bunker Buster"

This animation depicts a proposed weapon with a one megaton yield. The funding for this weapon was cut in 2005 defense appropriations. However, the United States still has a B61-11 nuclear 'bunker buster' in its arsenal which has a 340 kiloton yield, which could still cause hundreds of thousands of deaths and spread radiation to other countries. Learn more.

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ARJAN WRITES: Debbie Harry "Dirty Deep"

MORE THAN A PENNY EARNED

Due to a surge in metals prices and inflation, the inherent value of pennies may soon be more than one one-hundredth of a dollar. FMNH

Sham Lobbying Reform

Jack? Jack Abramoff? No, the name doesn't ring a bell. WaPo

Experts: Global warming behind 2005 hurricanes

The record Atlantic hurricane season last year can be attributed to global warming, several top experts, including a leading U.S. government storm researcher, said on Monday. CNN

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VIDEO: Zero 7 Interview "The Garden"

Zero 7 release their third long player, The Garden on May 22nd. Contact Music


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The Next Green Revolution

How technology is leading environmentalism out of the anti-business, anti-consumer wilderness. Wired News

To Pump or Not to Pump

New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine said he may consider lifting a 57-year-old law that makes the state only one of two where people can't pump their own gas. Bloomberg

Greek protesters gassed during Rice visit

Athens police have fired teargas during a clash with anti-war demonstrators protesting against a visit by US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. BBC

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VIDEO REWIND: "Cheech and Chong Get High"

Secret Service Guys Are Potheads? Bush Is A Tweaker?

Actor and comedian Tommy Chong entertained more than 500 National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws conference-goers Friday. Times-Standard

”I know Dick Cheney's Secret Service guys smoke pot,” Chong said. “The reason I know that is I sold them bongs.”

”The dangerous thing about tweakers is they can take things apart but they can't put them back together again,” Chong said. “That's what George Bush has done to this country.”

Ben & Jerry's has free cones Tuesday

Ben & Jerry's stores across the country and around the world will celebrate the 28th annual Free Cone Day from noon to 8 pm on Tuesday, April 25. Rutland Herald

Ben & Jerry's apologizes for new ice cream name CBC

Monday

China acts to secure oil reserves amid record crude prices

Chinese President Hu Jintao discussed a proposal to set up an oil stockpile in China during a weekend visit to Saudi Arabia, a Chinese official said Sunday. Brietbart

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Heaven 17 "Contenders"

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Russia will deliver on missile sales to Iran

Russia's defense minister said Tuesday his country would fulfill all its obligations on sales of Tor M1 air-defense missile systems to Iran. M&C

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California Becomes Second State to Introduce Bush Impeachment

Joining Illinois, California has become the second state in which a proposal to impeach President Bush has been introduced in the state legislature. And this one includes Cheney as well. OpEd News

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Coast-to-coast mystery booms

VIDEO FLASHBACK: Black Box "Ride On Time"

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VIDEO: Tyler Drumheller's Story On 60 Minutes

60 Minutes produced a segment with an interview with Tyler Drumheller, the now-retired CIA officer who was head of covert operations in Europe during the lead up to the Iraq War." Crooks & Liars has the video.

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Arnold Lectures on Importance of Fuel Efficient Vehicles, Owns Five Gas-Guzzling Humvees

GM has loaned Arnold a sixth Humvee that runs on hydrogen but he is “still ushered around in a state fleet of armor-plated, gas-burning Chevy Suburbans“ Think Progress

Schwarzenegger: 'Man has created global warming'... ABC News

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Sunday

GM hydrogen car has to step on gas

GENERAL Motors has said it needs to give a green light to heavy investment to develop a mass-market, hydrogen-powered car within the next 18 months to ensure the US car maker - struggling with a financial crisis - does not get left behind on clean vehicles. The Australian

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GEORGE WACKO BUSH "HE'S MAD AND VERY DANGEROUS"

Prof Justin Frank said the president is a danger to the world because he actually believes he is all-powerful and beyond the law.

He blames his mental state on his untreated alcoholism as a youth, his fundamentalist religious beliefs and his love-hate relationship with his former president dad George Bush senior. Mirror UK

AUDIO: Secession "The Magician" (1987)

A classic, hard to find, 80's pop-synth love song.

Click To Stream: QuickTime

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Apple expands computer recycling program

Starting in June, buyers of new Apple computer systems can have their old systems recycled for free. TG Daily

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BP joins bank in record solar-power project

The project would double Spain's total solar energy supply and could provide enough electricity to run 12,500 homes. The Guardian

A video game that seeks to make peace, not war

'PeaceMaker' simulates Israeli-Palestinian conflict in all its complexity. MSNBC

VIDEO: Pink "Dear Mr. President" (Live Crobar, NYC)


Recorded: 2006-04-13

VIDEO: "Kirk Cameron - The Banana and Creationism"

Click To View: Crooks & Liars

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VIDEO: United Church of Christ BANNED Commercial

Saturday

"Peace" grannies on trial in NY for Iraq protest

Some hobbled in on canes, others walked gingerly, but a group of grandmothers remained defiant as they faced trial on Thursday after being arrested while protesting against the Iraq war. Reuters via Randi Rhodes

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Friday

Japan notes record scramble of jets in `05

Japan scrambled its fighter jets a record 107 times against Chinese planes approaching Japanese airspace in 2005, a Japanese official has said. M&C

VIDEO: "CNN Blondes & Katrina Kids"

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US: Attorney Pursues Iraq Contractor Fraud

Lawyer uses Civil War-era law to go after firms for corruption, but Bush administration won't help. CorpWatch

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Hastert and Frist to ask Bush to probe possible oil-industry gouging

In a letter to Bush, the two top Republicans will ask that the Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission investigate the sharp rise in prices, said Hastert spokesman Ron Bonjean. Chicago Tribune

KATHERINE HARRIS GIVES EVERYTHING SHE HAS TO YOUNG REPORTER

Harris is fawning over Jason Roberts of the University of Florida, Gainesville student newspaper. Majority Report Radio

FLASH ANIMATION: "Billion Dollar Cheney"

Click To Play: HuffPo

THE NEW PRICE OF GAS IN BEVERLY HILLS...

Via Drudge

Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Fest hopes to ride Brokeback's wave

The Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival begins Friday and runs through April 30. Sun-Sentinel

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Correction: There is no crucifix involved.

Anonymous said...
Correction: Madonna is descending onto the stage in a large Disco Ball. There is no crucifix involved.
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Madonna might hang out before show Miami Herald

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VIDEO REWIND: Madonna "Sorry" (Green Velvet Mix)

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Comet Collision with Earth on May 25, 2006

Eric Julien, a former French military air traffic controller and senior airport manager, has completed a study of the comet 73P Schwassmann- Wachmann and declared that a fragment is highly likely to impact the Earth on or around May 25, 2006. US Newswire

Crumbling comet! via SPLOID

SF Chronicle Forced To Issue Retraction On 9/11 Hit Piece

Yesterday's San Francisco Chronicle 9/11 hit piece by Cinnamon Stillwell has encountered massive backlash from the alternative truth community after it cynically dismissed legitimate concerns about 9/11 and labeled anyone who voiced them as anti-semitic extremists. Prison Planet

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Love stevia? FDA doesn't

Stevia is super-sweet and all-natural with zero calories. What's not to love? Well, stevia fans, here's your column at last. But you're not going to like it. Miami Herald

'Star Trek' set for '08 revival

More than three years after the last "Star Trek" movie crashed at the box office, the venerable sci-fi franchise is being revived by the director of the upcoming "Mission: Impossible" sequel... CNN

VIDEO: NOVA "Dimming The Sun"

Clip from the special that aired Tuesday night.


Additional Information: PBS/NOVA

Hot Topic: HBO documentary on global warming hard-hitting

The documentary is clearly a call to arms. The subtitle is "Global Warming is the Most Urgent Threat Facing Humanity Today." Relish


Premieres on Earth Day, Saturday, April 22 at 7:00pm ET/PT.
Additional Information: HBO.Com

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On Earth Day, hope for the environment

As the US celebrates Earth Day this Saturday, there is good news to report on the environment for a change. CSM

"Buddy The Duck" Photo By Jeff

VIDEO: Global Warming "Just Subdue It"

Stephen Colbert has the word on global warming. ONE GOOD MOVE.Com

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Thursday

"Top US scientists plead with Bush to cut the crap with the nukes."

"No word yet on how many have been burned at the stake for doing so." This is a must read! NEWSWISE via Randi Rhodes

RELATED VIDEO: Paula Zahn Now "The Buzz"

RELATED AUDIO: Caller On Randi's Radio Show

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"Watch the Skies"

"As unbelievable as it may be the fact remains that it is legal for our government to experiment on its citizenry. In my mind, in a healthy democracy, the public is not a petri dish. The environment is most certainly not a test tube." Morgan Spencer - The Topanga Messenger

Great article on chemtrails.

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Madonna To Shock On Her 'Confessions' Tour

The ‘Material Girl’ is hoping to erect a huge disco style crucifix, from which she will descend on her forthcoming ‘Confessions’ world tour. EW

I received this anonymous tip on Friday afternoon:
Correction:
Madonna is descending onto the stage in a large Disco Ball.
There is no crucifix involved.

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Bjork Meets Diddy

They're watching you

For 60 years, federal agents and military intelligence have kept track of people who see UFOs.

FOX Poll: Gloomy Economic Views; Bush Approval at New Low

On a more upbeat note for the GOP, a 60 percent majority approves of the job Secretary of State Rice is doing. FOX News

Santorum gets approving nod from Tony Soprano

Dan Gross of the Philadelphia Daily News called Santorum to ask if he was flattered about being mentioned on the HBO hit series. "We're not gonna dignify that comment by commenting on it," said communications director Rob Traynham. Post Gazette

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ARMBANDS FOR PEACE

AUDIO: George Bush - "Because I Got High"

Students celebrate drug holiday

Marijuana smokers everywhere know 4:20 is a time of day to get high, and for them, April 20, more than any other day, is a holiday. The Daily Targum via SPLOID

George Michael Smokes 20 Joints A Day...

Grand Jury Hears Evidence Against Rove

Just as the news broke Wednesday about Scott McClellan resigning as White House press secretary and Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove shedding some of his policy duties, Special Prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald met with the grand jury hearing evidence in the CIA leak case and introduced additional evidence against Rove, attorneys and other US officials close to the investigation said. truthout

VIDEO: Persephone's Bees: You Hear It First

VIDEO: Countdown's Tribute to Scotty

Keith Olbermann played his favorite moments. Crooks & Liars

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VIDEO: "Imagine"

Imagine This is an audio mash up of GW Bush singing the John Lennon classic "imagine", it has been a worldwide hit and has made it into (John Peel's) BBC Radio 1 Music Festive 50 on UK Radio 1.

VIDEO FLASHBACK: The Beatles "Revolution"

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Beatles Songs Join With Cirque Du Soleil

Tickets went on sale Wednesday for "Love," a theater collaboration that features the legendary music of the Fab Four and the acrobatic spectacle of Cirque du Soleil. The show premieres June 30 with an international cast of 60 performers at The Mirage hotel-casino. AP

Logo picks up O'Donnell's "Big Gay Show"

Logo has picked up six half-hour episodes of sketch comedy showcase "The Big Gay Show," on which O'Donnell will serve as an executive producer. It will premiere sometime next year. Reuters via Queerty

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"American Dreamz" Opens Friday

Latest Super Foods Might Surprise You

Plant chemicals in dark chocolates lower blood pressure, kiwi's lutein and zeaxanthin promotes eye health and thins blood. Chemicals in both honey and spices like cinnamon help control blood sugar. ABC7

Wednesday

More involved in Oklahoma City bombing?

On the 11th anniversary, Rita Cosby talked to Terry Nichols' son, Josh Nichols.

COSBY: Do you believe what your dad is ready to say about the Oklahoma City bombing could hurt the U.S. government? MSNBC

New WH Policy Chief Was "Brooks Brothers" Rioter

The man Bush tapped to fill Karl Rove's spot as his policy wizard is none other than Joel Kaplan, who took part in the infamous "Brooks Brothers riot" of 2000. That's when a bunch of Washington GOP operatives, posing as outraged Floridians, waved fists, chanted "Stop the fraud!" and pounded windows in an effort to intimidate officials engaged in the Florida recount effort. TPM

VIDEO: "Dear Mr. President"

Motorola Q On Verizon’s Site

Jalopnik "Greener Cars From TreeHugger"

This Week at TreeHugger: The hybrids keep rolling in. This week we report on the Saturn Aura hybrid and Lexus’s LS 600h. While Ford keeps making it sweeter and sweeter to get into a hybrid, Honda may be about to cut down on hybrid Accord production due to low sales. Jalopnik

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More Gas from Mr. Global Warming

The Malcontent has a great rip on Al's fundraising email.

"You remember him, right? The guy who took the strongest economy ever and was still unable to ride it to the White House?" Continued

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America meets the new superpower

The visit of President Hu to Washington underlines the inevitable loss of America's economic supremacy to China. The Independent

CDC Says Bird Flu Not Serious Threat to Humans

In what appears to be a reversal of previous policy, the head of the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Julie Gerberding, says that "there is no evidence that it will be the next pandemic, commenting about avian flu. NME

Donald Rumsfeld makes $5m from bird flu drug

Rolling Stone Cover Story: “The Worst President in History?”

Gay Iraqis fear for their lives

"I don't want to be gay anymore. When I go out to buy bread, I'm afraid. When the doorbell rings, I think that they have come for me." BBC

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CHINA 'MAKES RAIN' TO CLEAR AIR...

Beijing will use artificial rainmaking to clear the air after a choking dust storm coated China's capital and beyond with yellow grit, prompting a health warning to keep children indoors, state media said Tuesday. Brietbart

Chavez readies civilian force for U.S. 'invasion'

Chavez wants 1 million armed men and women in the army reserve, and 150,000 have already joined, surpassing the regular military's force of 100,000. AP

Chavez will ask OPEC to fix oil price at $50 per barrel

ALIAS - Yahoo! TV Sneak Peek

Watch Jennifer Garner in clips from Wednesday night's two-hour return of 'Alias.' Yahoo

Tuesday

Randi Rhodes On Lou Dobbs Tonight - 6PM CNN

Randi "Bush Is Manifestly Insane"

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Stream Randi Live: 3-7PM ET

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Gore is 'getting the band back together'

In a move that could inch him closer to another bid at the presidency in 2008, the former vice president has hired Roy Neel, a veteran of presidential politics, to help run his current campaign to raise awareness of global warming. Crooks & Liars

Gore movie puts heat on Bush...

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VIDEO: Gnarls Barkley "Crazy"

ARJAN WRITES: Pet Shop Boys U.S. Release Update

Some disconcerting news for American Pet Shop Boys fans this Tuesday morning. There is still a chance the new Pet Shop Boys album "Fundamental" will not be released in the United States. Arjan Writes

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Time to Shake Up the Anti-War Movement

The silence about Iran is staggering. On April 9 the Washington Post reported on US military planning for an attack. In includes this sentence, “Pentagon planners are studying how to penetrate eight-foot-deep targets and are contemplating tactical nuclear devices”. OpEd News

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US Outsourcing Special Ops

'One of the operational assets being used by the Defense Department is a right-wing terrorist organization known as Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK), which is being "run" in two southern regional areas of Iran. RAW STORY via DISINFO

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Neil Young urges Bush impeachment on protest album

Veteran rocker Neil Young has recorded a protest album featuring an anti-Iraq war track with "a holy vow to never kill again" and a song titled "Let's Impeach the President. Billboard

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VIDEO: Red Hot Chili Peppers " Dani California"

‘Dani California’ is the first single to released off ‘Stadium Arcade’ on May the 1st. The video for this track takes us through a time line of music videos. Contact Music


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US Wants To Work With Oil Companies On Global Warming, Brits Say No Way...

The US Geological Survey is lining up a project with BP and Statoil to find oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean, under the auspices of a flagship scientific initiative intended to tackle global warming. HuffPo

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PBS and HBO Examine Global Warming, Dimming of the Sun and Vanishing Species

The global temperature is rising. As the poles become warmer, the domain of birds and insects is expanding. As humans take up — or mess up — more terrain, the habitat of large predators is shrinking. NY Times

Nova: Dimming Sun
Tuesday, April 18, 8:00pmThe discovery that the sunlight reaching Earth is dimming.

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Recipe for Holy War: Add Two Nut Jobs and Stir

One nut-job fundamentalist Christian plus one nut-job fundamentalist Muslim equals one nut-job Holy War. Common Dreams

Supreme Court rejects Falwell appeal to stop Fallwell.com

"This website is NOT affiliated with Rev. Dr. Jerry Falwell or his ministry," reads a disclaimer at the top of http://www.fallwell.com/, together with a link to the correctly spelled evangelist's Website. RAW STORY

Report: Focus on terrorism left feds unprepared for Katrina

The study includes 38 recommendations for improving disaster response missions by the department and its Federal Emergency Management Agency. Its executive summary and the recommendations were obtained Thursday by The Associated Press. AP

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The Great Quake: 1906-2006 As with Katrina, federal role caused discord

Though separated by 99 years, controversy over the federal response to the San Francisco earthquake of 1906 and to Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans last summer shows that time may pass and technology may advance, but dealing with a disaster remains a challenge. SF Chronicle

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AUDIO: Stephanie Miller "The BITS! Box - April 17th 2006"

DR. JUSTIN FRANK "George Bush Is a Very Destructive Man"

Dr. Justin A. Frank, a Washington, D.C.-based psychoanalyst and Professor of Psychiatry at George Washington University Medical School, was interviewed by Jeffrey Steinberg on March 26, 2006. Dr. Frank is the author of the bestselling book, Bush on the Couch: Inside the Mind of the President (HarperCollins: hardcover 2004, paperback 2005). EIR

Monday

Record Temps Lead To Rolling Blackouts In Texas

Record high temperatures statewide have triggered rolling blackouts across the state of Texas. DFW Airport recorded a high of 101 degrees Monday. CBS11

Hawaii has upbeat message if the bad news ever stops

Sun, surf and sand are back as the centerpiece of Hawaii tourism promotions in an effort to counter the images of flooded streets, gushing sewers and 45 days of rain. MSNBC

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Ten video sharing services compared

The number of video-sharing sites has shot through the roof recently, as dozens of companies try to become the Flickr of the online video world. DV GURU

Apple's Jobs tweaks his $9M glass cube

Apple Computer chief executive Steve Jobs is reported to have been unhappy with some of the materials used to construct his $9 million glass cube outside the future home of one of the company's flagship retail stores in Midtown Manhattan. Apple Insider

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Intense And Widespread Opposition To President Bush...

Intense and widespread opposition to President Bush is likely to be a sharp spur driving voters to the polls in this fall's midterm elections, according to strategists in both parties. HuffPo

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VIDEO FLASHBACK: Frankie Goes To Hollywood "Two Tribes"

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The US is building an embassy the size of Vatican City in Baghdad

"The presence of a massive U.S. embassy - by far the largest in the world - co-located in the Green Zone with the Iraqi government is seen by Iraqis as an indication of who actually exercises power in their country," SPI

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Prominent U.S. Physicists Send Letter to President Bush

Thirteen of the nation’s most prominent physicists have written a letter to President Bush, calling U.S. plans to reportedly use nuclear weapons against Iran “gravely irresponsible” and warning that such action would have “disastrous consequences for the security of the United States and the world.” Newswise

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PLANE WITH 5 TONS OF COKE OWNED BY "ROYAL SONS LLC," TOM DELAY APPOINTEE

One of the two owners of the DC9 (tail number N900SA) busted at an airport in the Yucatan last week after lumbering in from Caracas, Venezuela carrying an astonishing 5.5 TONS of cocaine was appointed in 1993 to the Business Advisory Council of the National Republican Congressional Committee by then-Congressional Majority Leader Tom Delay. Mad Cow Prod

Mutiny at the Supreme Court

The Roberts Court signals the president that he is not immune from the Constitution. The Village Voice

"Oh Come On, Now!"

A mix-up in Boston prevented the luggage from connecting with the plane that hijackers crashed into the north tower of the trade center.

"Okay, let me see if I have this right. A guy who is planning suicide thoughtfully packs a suitcase he expects he will never see again with all the evidence the FBI will need to figure out the crime if by some miracle that suitcase doesn't get onto the plane that the suicide hijacker expects will perish in a huge ball of flame." What Really Happened.Com

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VIDEO: Sopranos "9/11"

" 9/11 9/11 Bush is using it as an excuse to erode our constitutional protections and you're falling for it" -Meadow Soprano

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Jane Fonda Declines War Protests

"I wanted to do a tour like I did during the Vietnam War, a tour of the country," the Oscar-winning actress said Monday on ABC's "Good Morning America." "But then Cindy Sheehan filled in the gap, and she is better at this than I am. I carry too much baggage." Brietbart

Gitmo torture for UFO hacker?

Gary McKinnon, a 40-year-old nerd who was arrested by U.K. authorities back in 2002, had been seeking proof that the U.S. Defense Department and NASA were engaged in a massive conspiracy to hide the truth about extraterrestrial spacecraft. SPLOID

Gays Bumped In Line For Egg Roll

After waiting in line overnight, gay families still were not allowed to the opening ceremonies at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll. Queerty

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New Bush Policy: All Gays Should Be Celibate

In other words, if you’re gay, the Bush administration has decided that you should be taught to never, ever engage in “any type” of “sexual stimulation” — ever. Think Progress

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VIDEO FLASHBACK: Nina Hagen "New York, New York"

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Monday Night, GSN brings back `I`ve Got A Secret`

The panelists include Sirius Satellite Radio host Frank DeCaro, former Detroit Tigers and Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Billy Bean, comedy writer Suzanne Westenhoefer and Broadway actor-dancer Jermaine Taylor. M&C

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Sunday

"Dimming The Sun" PBS/NOVA

Contrails, the man-made clouds left in the wake of jet aircraft, may actually alter climate, though to what degree remains unclear.


The PBS/NOVA special.