Confirmation

Yellen Confirmed As Fed Chairwoman
Janet Yellen is the first female chair of the Fed in its 100-year history. Read more...
States Confirm Hundreds Of  Water Contamination Cases From Fracking, Drilling
The pollution comes from both hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and conventional drilling methods to extract petroleum and natural gas. Read more...
Iraq war veteran Scott Olsen was hit in the head with a beanbag round during an Occupy Oakland protest last October, says Olsen's attorney. The shot fractured Olsen's skull. Read more...
If this happens, it would be a real boost for Democrats running for office and should help to undo the media meme of 'depressed Democrats' in this election cycle. Bloomberg is reporting that Elizabeth Warren may be appointed as the interim head of Read more...
And On August 10, 1945 People Were Jumping To Conclusions
(August 10, 1945 - where even a rumor got the presses rolling) [media id=17782] [gordon-donate] (still pitching) With the second Atomic Bomb dro Read more...

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Nights At The Roundtable - Cranium Pie - 2006
(Cranium Pie - melting minds 2010 style) [media id=17447] I've always heard rumors the Psychedelic movement never really went away, but went into Read more...
Image from Frank Chow, click here for larger. An open thread dedicated to the Senate Judiciary Committee's confirmation dance. (As a former cons Read more...
From Sen. Bernie Sanders: Sen. Bernie Sanders went to the Senate floor to explain why he opposed the nomination of Ben Bernanke for a second term as Read more...
Despite Bernie Sanders' commonsense arguments, Bernanke squeaked through. Well, good luck with that, I guess. I find what comfort I can in Paul Krug Read more...
December 09, 2009 ABC NIGHTLINE Text messages are the new lipstick on the collar, the mislaid credit card bill. Instantaneous and seemingly casual, t Read more...