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Archives: November 16, 2008

Frugal shoppers overshadow retailers' holiday: 'Can clothes be washed?' - new consumer catchphrase

Benazir Bhutto on Bin Laden in a BBC interview.

Benazir Bhutto on Bin Laden in a BBC interview.

Declaration Of The G20 Summit (Or, How To Say Absolutely Nothing in 3667 Words)

Anyone care to help out a man who is down on his luck?

Okay, I have a gazillion dollars in a bag and I'm hanging it over DC. Who wants some?

2 charged with hate crime for racist election attack

Michael Moore's website has links to stories, photos, videos from Prop 8 protests in these cities:

I assume the term "high finance"

Bank robber complains about poor customer service.....

Laid-Off Silicon Valley Worker Kills Three

Thomas Friedman's World is Flat Broke

Michael Moore Takes Aim At Financial Crisis

Thank you to my anonymous benefactor!

burning cross in your front yard, anyone?

I have seen the future, I am Cayce, Nostradomus and Jean Dixon.

I have seen the future, I am Cayce, Nostradomus and Jean Dixon.

2 MORE!!111!!! Awe som 1!!1!!1!!

Could 14 more people please donate!!!!

Can We Now Bury Any Future Talk Of The "Bradley Effect"?

Okay, we did it. But the long armed graphic...

Thank you to my anonymous donor!

Coleen Rowley: Criminalizing of Dissent: What Would Thomas Jefferson Do?

Gunfire, mayhem erupt in lobby of Waldorf-Astoria

If it’s Sunday, it’s still conservative.»

People in the fire areas.. All that smoke is highly careful

Ex-con "Chuck" Colson: "There are no atheists!"

Newsweek: Scooter Libby allies pressing Bush to pardon Libby

What is this crap with "Bookmark Error"

Southern Californians please stay safe.

I LOVE that DU got to 1,000 this fast. I regret that I couldn't punch out Hannity.

So Cal fire related information and shelters/contact info

OK, once and for all - how do you pronounce the Mayor of Los Angeles' name?

Somebody lost a house, but still had a "good day"

Water pumping station in Yorba Linda burned down.. no water to fight the fires now..

NY Times: California Fires Leave a Swath of Destruction

Fruitcake, Greenbean casserole... Typical Yeachh recipes you like to hate.

The Wizard of Oz is on TBS right now 9PM EST

Our turkey day tradition. After the meal, after football it is time for Christmas Vacation

Know a good recipe? Want one? Share your favorite Thanksgiving recipes here.

Bush and the economy: Why to blame him (easy talking points for people who need them)


Jewish Community Represented At Prop. 8 Demonstration

Sunday News Shows

Has the NY Times gone back to an on-line subscription model?

I usually don't do this ( joe leiberman )

Live fire coverage from KNBC-TV (link)

Live fire coverage from KNBC-TV (link)

Was anyone here at the Eureka, California Prop 8 protest, and if so

Someone donated a star to my account!

Sarah Palin’s failure set to reap her $7m book deal

If it’s Sunday, it’s still conservative.

Back Pages: California "Music Circus" Prop 8 backlash (and redemption).

I had to tell this young man "there is no way"

How and why did Harry Reid get selected as majority leader?

What will you be doing this Thanksgiving?

Push for Alaska senator to resign (Gov Heineman R-Ne) is unheeded looks a little different now...

"I think your head and your heart are out of alignment,"

East Coasters: Let us know if SNL is worth a (Tina Fey?) watch...

Wow, Jon Meacham's "American Lion" is a great read

Wow, Jon Meacham's "American Lion" is a great read

Here's a fascinating explanation of Proposition 8 against gays

And Now, a Very Special Message from the Good People of San Francisco, CA...

Depression and the "Holiday Season."

'I heard a tap-tap of gunfire. But I didn't realise my legs had gone' -- Tammy Duckworth

Sobering news out of Santa Barbara:

Republicans led us by the nose in the past. NEVER must that happen again

Prop 8 Protest: Pics from San Francisco, CA

If Bush pardons the torturers, are they really safe

Mo Gov Blunt finally releases emails (thought to be the reason he didn't run for reelection)

Happy Birthday Georgia

8pm CST on a Saturday, and neither CNN or MSNBC has news on about the CA fires.

Guardian article on how CIA provides "advice" to Hollywood film producers

Please join me in writing to C-Span

Guest lineup for the Sunday TV propaganda shows:

A "Boil Water Order" has been issed by Yorba Linda Water District for Hidden Hills Estates.

Taliban "Robin Hood" distributes NATO booty to the poor.


McClatchy: Why has U.S. allowed Taliban 'free rein' in Pakistan?

The World is Indeed Ending

Looks like the AP reads DU...

ugh. Dorgan on FN Sunday: Lieberman great guy, friend of mine

Memo reveals Mormons had anti-gay marriage "strategy" since 1997

Stupid may be "out", but ignorance still abounds

No on Proposition 8 Protest - Bloomington IN - TODAY - PIX

Los Angeles Times: Catastrophic fires blaze a path of destruction through Southland

How we spent our Saturday afternoon

Edible Economic Indicators: Spam, Beer Sales Rise

Russia’s Medvedev Makes Overture to Obama

Let's break up the Yes on 8 coalition with the "Utah Marriage Amendment"

Marty Peretz's assistant is the latest to be elected spokesperson for the Moderate Americans

Chimpy: Goodbye to you.

Chimpy: Goodbye to you.

‘The US has no intention to leave Iraq completely’ any time soon

California bans gay marriage then burns to ground

Prop 8 TOON!

Ejected at '04 Convention, a Protester Gets $55,000

The Silent Change to Section 382

Why is Mrs. Greenspan on my TV?

Well now. . .didn't Jesus have two daddies?

In Va., a Powerful and Polarizing Pastor

Legal battle over forest is victory for Paraguayan Indians

Gulf stocks plunge further as G20 fails to halt panic

The End of American Exceptionalism - what no President will acknowledge

Poll: People who piss you off.

Thank god Sarah isn't from Mississippi

Albinos butchered by witch-doctors

Two Take-No-Prisoners Progressives To Help Oversee the Bailout

One more good non-revenge reason Lieberman should not keep his chair.

Saturday Night Live - Think they were pissed off about Prop 8 passing?

Barry Blitt: The GOP in 200i8

Calls grow to overhaul 401(k) retirement plans

Dumb question but I can't find the info on Prop 8.

A Poll Only For Those Who Have Ever Been Laid Off

High-larious Prop 8 quote by Jason Linkins on HuffPost:

Iraq cabinet backs US troops deal

It is now more representative of 20th-century South Africa during apartheid than 21st-century Americ

Obama needs to overcome an addiction

Whoa! The Prop 8 supporters have made the wrong person mad....

Bill Clinton to campaign for Martin in Georgia

Anybody Here Old Enough To Remember The Briggs Initiative ???

Amtrak ridership rise a good sign for transportation future

"Our economy is based on credit."

Sign in here if you're out of a job come January.

Hey California Fire people, how's it looking this morning?

Neil Young, Huffington Post: "How To Save A Major Automobile Company"

Because I Care About Medicare

of special interest of Wash. State and surround ( & the rest of us)

Perhaps the reason Americans are up in arms over Prop 8

This is so funny... Joe Lieberman should have to sing You Spin me round (like a record)

Berlin Opposes Special Treatment for Struggling General Motors

Blitzer was interviewing a repub lady...

My local paper ignored the Prop 8 rally here yesterday

Joe Lieberman: Good American or Great American?

January 19th 2009 is MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

Hawaii friends, former co-workers remember Madelyn Dunham

Please email your Democratic Senator(s) today and ask them to remove Lieberman's Chairmanship(s)

Please email your Democratic Senator(s) today and ask them to remove Lieberman's Chairmanship(s)

How about some good jokes???

Gore for Energy.

Instant runoff voting: interesting website

The global auto industry is finished

Important Question!

A good use for the thousands of posts you've written on DU.

Hannity looks like... (Am I alone?)

Don't give up, give time! Instead of just demonstrating against Prop 8,

Deutsche Post Announces Mass Layoffs at US Subsidiary:DHL

Prop 8 protest pics from Anchorage - a few here and more at link

EnJoy this cuteness! Almost as cute as The Puppy Bowl!

Interesting layoff list for Califonia. Better idea than a Friday pinkslip.

Torturing Democracy

A massive 7.5-magnitude earthquake has struck eastern Indonesia

President Obama may appoint 3 to 4 Supreme Court judges...

What I don't get about prop 8.

A vegetarian Bed and Breakfast deep in the outback of Kentucky.

"Mad Man" Terry McAuliffe Plans on Running for Gov of Virginia

Salt Lake City Prop 8 rally photos (MAJOR Dial-up warning)

WTF ! Is anyone able to comment on this ?

Local veteran still fighting to get social security

Just heard on NPR 5:00 a.m. ET US - bu$hit writing in stone with Iraqi gov't to keep troops in Iraq

This man was elected for the same reason O.J. Simpson was acquitted of murder ...

Alaska's dropout rate double US average

About Lieberman

Remember the Movie Recount?

Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill at Miami book fair on CSPAN 2 now (11:10 pm EST)

Vets for Peace occupying Natl Archives - LIVE STREAM 2 pm EST TODAY

Al Franken to visit with Senate leaders in D.C. this Tuesday

That is the coolest finale to a DU fundraiser ever!

Newsweek: "Pardon Me? Don’t Bet On It." (Requests come in for last-minute pardons from Bush)

another "changing my mind on gay marriage"

Sen. Byron Dorgan (D-ND): Lieberman actions not acceptable for chairmanship

Lose the BlackBerry? Yes He Can, Maybe

Get Real: the reason Lieberman doesn't deserve chair is not because he endorsed a candidate.

Wikileaks! Homeland Security and Emergency Management: 2008 Republican National Convention

Long term, Prop 8 is a godsend.

Repubs are so "anti-union" that they would cut off their nose to spite their face.

Recount Expected in Alaska Senate Race, Even After Winner Declared

Bill O'Reilly on The Daily Show: UNCUT!

Photos I took from yesterday's gay rights rally in Ft. Lauderdale

Shiba-Inu pups are up..and playing with someone outside the crate.

I'm feeling more and more socialistic with each passing day.

More examples of federal prosecutors manipulating justice secretly. Judge complains on this...

Ford Focus Hybrid Pace Car at the final NASCAR race today...

Tell me the difference again??

Chambliss Refusing to Speak in Imperial Sugar Case

Why Have No Other Westerners Been Beheaded in Pakistan & Iraq?

GM introduced a family sedan that got 80 mpg average in 2000..

(Charleston, SC) Diocese: Priest wrong about Obama voters

FEMA Pays to Clear Waterways of Debris From Katrina, Not Gustav (NOLA)

How about an employee owned car company? Worthy of a bailout?

Wes Clark: What’s Good for G.M. Is Good for the Army

How To Save A Major Automobile Company

It's funny how politics can sneak into children's cartoons in a really funny way.

What’s Good for G.M. Is Good for the Army By WESLEY K. CLARK

Predictable Disaster of George W. Bush

Hannah's Choice: Saying No To A New Heart

Assisted living for $1,100 a month

Frank Rich nails it again - two thumbs up for the GOP cockfight

Obama Picks Rep. Henry Waxman's Longtime House Investigator to Head WH Legislative Affairs Office

Hey! What's up with the Republicans?

A marriage of convenience

"Where's the love? I never knew Detroit was a dirty word" -- Susan Tompor, DFP columnist

U.S. Task Force Found Few Iranian Arms in Iraq

Good Luck Mr Obama

Republicon economics drags more people into Bankruptcy

Republicon economics drags more people into Bankruptcy

I need advice.. about a new car purchase

This is a shameless vanity post, health update.

Senator Shelby - How much does Alabma get back in Federal dollars each year?

Senator Shelby - How much does Alabma get back in Federal dollars each year?

St. Louis Jewish Light: Disparity in polling place waits could have been prevented, critics say

CSpan - Democratic Caucus Vice Chair, John Larson Ct,

The Large Insane Wingnut At The Home Depot.

John Bolton Grilled On BBC...

This Little Boy is an Inspiration.

"Thinning the Herd"

Gregory B. Craig, who served as Clinton's lead attorney during impeachment picked for WH counsel

What picture best describes Bush's biggest FAIL?

Looking for funny graphics for the Chicken Little, doomsday Republicans....

A trhought about Prop 8 just hit me. If it had -failed-, I bet the Dobson types would be


Chambliss: My 2002 Attack Ad On Cleland Was ‘Truthful In Every Way’»

Giuliani Considering Governor Of New York Run ("I'll think about it")

Giuliani Considering Governor Of New York Run ("I'll think about it")

"Thinning the Herd"

An automotive technology that merits consideration

DKos: Evolution of a Credit Default Swap

Environmentalists Slam Bush's Departing Proposal As "Fire Sale" For Oil And Gas Industry

Dick Cavett's article on Sarah Palin...

The weekly tv variety show (60's) format returns! (John Mayer to host)

Deregulation..Part 2: Hiding The Ball

Oh, my gosh, Andrew Halcro has the "moran guy" picture on his blog!

Predictable Disaster Of George W. Bush (Robert Parry)

This Will Not Help Saxby Chambliss in the GA Run-Off

Remember at this moment of triumph the Abraham Lincoln Brigade.

No "Individual" is Owed a Cabinet Post, but...

Michael Vick makes 12 cents an hour in prison. How do you feel about that?

(D) Sen. Dorgon says NO to Lieberman keeping his chair

(D) Sen. Dorgon says NO to Lieberman keeping his chair

"What the critics of an auto bailout don't get" -- Ron Dzwonkowski, DFP columnist

30 years after, the legacy of Jonestown (by Tim Reiterman, reporter who survived the massacre)

Now that we are talking about gay marriage and polygamy between consenting adults,

The Repukes will not recover until a "Sister Souljah" moment, when they condemn Rush/Hannity.

Leaked: Obama to-do list.

the "Terrorist Fox News"

"Thinning the Herd"

How could the man who 'raped' me be cleared because he was sleepwalking?

Bushitian rhapsody

Summers may be off of Treasury short list!

Would you like an "official" DU real time chat room?

Kissinger Says Clinton Will Be `Outstanding' Secretary of State

Fuckit. Here's where we're going out to next week. Bubba's PBR & Ramen Kitchen!

On what topic might a Free Republic thread and a Democratic Underground thread read similar?

Bask with me in the WIPING out of a right wing party in Vancouver

SHOCKING RUMOR!!!! Obama transition leak!

Am I the only person that is very excited about the new Chevy Volt?

Mormons paid 28 million for hatred ads against gay marriage, are those ads on youtube?

Bush Could Pardon Spies Involved in Torture

Did the NRA conspire to stimulate gun sales? Wallet cards in the NRA magazine

Facebook DU Chatroom UPDATE

33% eat food past expiration date (Parade Magazine-What America Really Eats)

Rep Jim Clyburn's Daughter on Obama's Short List for Head of FCC

Can these people be trusted with $25 billion?

I can tell you from the here in MA - the first state legalized Gay Marriage - it is transforming

Union problem for Obama: Employee Free Choice Act could alienate business in crucial economic time

Saxby Chambliss quashing subpoena? Claiming immunity?

What's the biggest threat to a democracy?

Microsoft downgraded Vista Capable specs to help Intel

The Libertarian idea that overregulation caused the banking crisis.

Can you imagine half of your town losing their jobs?.....

Repubs want Sarah Palin in 2012, same as if Dems picked...

"If It's Sunday, It's Conservative."

How would you save the US auto industry?

"The only problem in US-Finnish relations,"


Utah Gay rights advocates oppose boycott of the state

VIDEO.. Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill at Miami Book Fair.

For God's sake!

WAS PROP 8 ACTUALLY DEFEATED??-by Mark Crispin Miller

Dishonest, Reprehensible Cheney calls Bush Critics "dishonest and reprehensible" - Bush History, 11/

Give GM and Ford to the workers

Why should I support legalizing polygamous marriage?

Where would you now place the liklihood of a near term...

BARTCOP is looking for Dr Fate and istriker

One of the Greatest Love Stories in the Bible

There's a Method to Their Madness...

Ideas on keeping the fires at bay in CALIFORNIA???

Anyone else feel this way: That Washington Dems don't really care about a Franken win...

Florida's getting new problems...Madagascar hissing cockroaches

Thomas Friedman, you have NO moral authority on this matter.

Lawsuits claim cops engaged in election night hate crimes

$5 to let the mormon church know that religious beliefs & the constitution don't mix

Ejected at ’04 RNC Convention, a Protester Gets $55,000

Why the FDA APPROVED melamine for our consumption.

Maybe with the recession people can finally realize they don't have to buy another

Hey Facebook DUers! The DU Chatroom is OPEN!

Krugman for Treasury.

What's next? The "special rights" propaganda?

Are new cars really "cool"?

San Diego No On 8 March Pics (25,000 marchers!)

Rahm Emanuel ate at my restaurant last night!

What fires teach us.

The horrifying story of Baby P. WARNING- GRAPHIC AND UPSETTING AS HELL


Debate on Pledge of Allegiance in Vt. town

The Polygamous Marriage argument (tying it to gay marriage) is bullshit!

'I heard a tap-tap of gunfire. But I didn't realise my legs had gone'

Should Obama hire Elliot Spitzer to bust Wall Street's balls?

A while back I wasn't what you would call a Gay Marriage advocate...

My sister just told us she has had a positive biopsy of her breast

If WE saw it, why did the millionaire "experts" not see it?

Question: If gay marriage becomes legally recognized across the US,

Obama: On economic crisis, Congress must act; Obama releases his first YouTube address

Posted more often in GDP over the last month:

Is GD:P a permanent fixture now? n/t

Gregory Craig to be White House counsel

No Tokens, Please! When Affirmative Action Backfires...

The View From Today's Protests Across the Nation (andrew sullivan's site)

Dreams from my Father - the audio version

Albright, Leach Statements on G-20 Meetings

Any one been to lately???

Is this a great Dad or what?

Flowers for Obama...

I *hope* I was the 1,000th donor

A Bonus of an Obama Presidency - Buh Bye Fundies (BBC)

Talk about personal sacrifice: Obama likely going to be forced to give up his Blackberry

Wayne County, MI, tax foreclosure list fills 137 full newspaper pages

A Thank You To Those Who Stood Up.

Palin doesn't need to form an exploratory committee for 2012.

It appears the GOP standard for selecting a candidate.....

DU Thanksgiving recipe swap thread (link inside)

The Disappearing Male ~ CBC

The Genius Cabinet: Why Obama should surround himself with brilliance

Obama's New Hampshire primary concession speech ... video

The Faces of an Administration

Help! DU this poll!!

DNC speeches

DVR reminder: CBS - 60 MInutes, Sunday night. The Obamas' first post election interview.

What about Howard Dean?

Is anyone else sick of these "Did Obama Buy the Presidency?" advertisements everywhere?

SNL opening skit parody of Joe Biden

NC-Sen: Shuler Considering Race Against Burr

The moment when Obama became a national figure

The beauty of Obama's campaign being financed by 3 million small donors...

VIDEO OMG: They've found proof Obama IS a terrorist.

OMIGOD! Did Fox News kidnap "Good Morning America"???

Maybe we should bring back, "ROCK AGAINST RACISM" ?

Will there be an extensive background check done on the First puppy?

The illusion dies...

I deserve a spot on the cabinet

Hey faux news and chicken noodle news, revolutionary idea.

Let's stop the NonSense about Hillary being the SOS, and let Obama decide.

I don't mean to be crude about Barack and Michelle, but....

NYT:Say Goodbye to BlackBerry? Yes He Can, Maybe-Sorry,Mr.President.Please surrender your Blackberry

just wondering....has the name DICK CLARKE been bantered around for any post in the cabinet?

O.k. Where's the Bin Laden Tape?

I'm surprised that Barack did not give Oprah one of his first

Sunday talk show lineup for November 16 (Whew! No Sarah Palin...)

"He has spent more time choosing a dog than McCain spent on choosing a running mate!"

So...Since Obama & Biden Retired From The Senate, Does That Mean We No Longer Control It?

Your favorite word or phrase to describe President-Elect Barack Obama:

Big Fight for Open Slot on the Senate Finance Committee

In case anybody was wondering what Zell Miller has been up to

Thank you, Russ Feingold

Irony alert: Sarah Palin tribute video. 'I'm gonna make it to the top'

Deleted...Duplicate Thread...

The Reich's Latest Obama Conspiracy

Osama bin Laden finally releases new tape

Bush promises 'seamless' transition to Obama

Deep Discount on McCain Paper Dolls.

Obama should be meeting with Cheney instead of McCain, if he wants to know how to handle Congress.

Favorite First Couples?

Obama succeeds...makes the right obsolete on DU

Dick Cavet on Sarah Palin -- My Television is broken - it only shows Palin

Hahahahahaha! HAHAHAHA. I LOVE Obama's Web Team..

What is your take on this letter form David Plouffe?

A story about JFK and the safety of the President

Real Time: Obama World

DU This Hartford Courant Lieberman Poll

The coveted Tanya Harding Award this year, IMO, goes to

Sheer Speculation On The LIEberman Vote

In the wake of an Obama win, conservatives are resorting to violent attacks on immigrants

In the wake of an Obama win, conservatives are resorting to violent attacks on immigrants

New Obama staff appointments:

Repubs say: "We are a 'center-right' nation; our message of conservatism wasn't clear."

Repubs say: "We are a 'center-right' nation; our message of conservatism wasn't clear."

What if the "best qualified" for the job is NOT a Democrat?

Obama's chief for intelligence transition supports torture, from Salon.

Obama's chief for intelligence transition supports torture, from Salon.

I want the courts to do something about the lawsuits arguing Obama is not qualified

Face the Nation: Jindal on now and his words are out of synch

Why are Republicans outnumbering Democrats 3 to 1 on today's Sunday talk shows?

Obama Staff Combines DC Minds With Chicago Roots; Appointments in contrast to Bush's

The next Surgeon General of the United States

As a Dem, are you left, center, or right ? (POLL)

Can 60 Minutes be seen live on the internet tonight?

Frank Rich: The Moose Stops Here

HA! HA! McCain lost his own home precinct by 13%

I'm extremely worried. The President Elect is still in the gym.

NY Times: Text of Letter From Obama in Illinois Newspapers (worth the read)

Obama tries to savor near-normalcy before January

Schwarzenegger Ready to Help Obama, But NOT in DC

The Center-Right Nation Exits Stage Left

Franken explains suit over disqualified absentee ballots

Obama made it clear throughout his campaign that he wants to hear from people who disagree with him

Clinton was blamed for 9/11 and the economy failing, saying both "started" on HIS watch...

T Boone Pickins is an IDIOT and LIAR

Here's a poll that could use a few good respondents...

They knew him when: First impressions of Barack Obama

NC-Sen: Shuler Considering Race Against Burr

Obama's thank-you letter to people of Illinois: "Today, I am ending one journey to begin another"

Financial overhaul added to Obama's to-do list

What if...we were played by Obama?

What if...we were played by Obama?

What if... liberals got played by Obama?

Do Obama or his advisors use The Sims or Civilization software

World financial overhaul added to Obama's to-do list

Palin already has an endorsement for president in 2012.

"We started out with the promise of 40 acres and a mule. What did we end up with? A White House."

Which Republican would you feel most comfortable with in Obama's cabinet?

I've mainly been willing to just bask in the glory of the moment, you know

If Palin is the Republican nom, will this be her slogan?

Sour Milk: Why would we pour a glass?

In the 'Team of Rivals' spirit, suggest an appropriate Cabinet position for Palin

re: Recounts and fraud.

Whose President Is He Anyway? So much passion invested, so much potential for let-down?


Where Obama Can Look For Help On The Hill

Jerusalem Post: Obama to endorse Arab-Israeli peace plan (!!!)

Why the Conservatives won the election

Have any Republican politicans ever made sense regarding Health Care issue recently?

Just what do you say to someone as crazy as this?

"you know you're not going to find a guy who's sort of sucking his thumband doesn't know what to do"

President Obama is never going to...

Heads Up. Shuttle / Space Station hatch to be opened soon. (sometime after 7 pm EST)

Here is why I dont care for token success, whether it be women or gays or people of color

caption time

Podesta:Cabinet Picks Will Not Likely Be Named Until Thanksgiving

Greg Craig to be Named Obama's White House Counsel


Was the intern issue overblown?

Spiking the ball in the end zone: Playing the patriotism card ("Obama is the president, bitches!")

Don't faint. MODO's complimentary attitude toward Barack now seems to extend to Hillary.

Will Obama be on 60 Minutes for the entire hour or is it just a segment?

Something interesting going on here in PA: 61*

Gay rights is not the issue. Gay marriage is not the issue.

Working with the democratic base is like herding cats..I wish you well President Obama

Edwards Won't Join Obama Cabinet

Should Elliot Spitzer be a part of the Administration?

"I'd like to have a beer with her. Meet her kids. She seems pretty nice. Very successful."

Franken heads to DC to ease potential transition

Excerpts From Obama's 60 Minutes Interview

Why I'm glad THAT MAN will soon be leaving OUR HOUSE.

ABC - Hillary for State: The Big Sticking Point... "It's the Vetting, Stupid!"

Kissinger Says Clinton Would Be Outstanding at State

Ok, so a gay person does not "deserve" a cabinet position, but riddle me this,

Now That The Election Season is Over: Who Will Be The New Host Of Meet The Press?

Do you support legalizing polygamous marriage?

The sheer genius of Obama's web page just hit me tonight.

How will Asians be represented in the Cabinet?

A picture to make everyone happy today

My friend in Belgium sent me cartoons about our election from Nicholas Vadot. Amazing stuff.

Obama CTO

I support a BAPFAP Cabinet. Do you?

The cost of GM's death

Fareed Zakaria's show "GPS" on CNN is coming at 1pm. (Obama read his book.)

GPS on CNN... it's alll Clinton's fault

Ok. This is a warning.

....Because nothing says "Christmas" like a burning cross in your front yard

Wesley Clark Is Clearly Most Qualified For Secretary of State.

Olympia Snowe For Department of Commerce?

I pretty much guarantee that you will laugh at this...

Andrea Mitchell's Democratic Operatives/Sources Have Their Own Agenda & Might Be Spreading Lies

Andrea Mitchell's Democratic Operatives/Sources Have Their Own Agenda & Might Be Spreading Lies

The BAILOUT was a SCAM, I hope everyone who suported it knows we got screwed

Hillary's not a good enough manager to be SoS

I shone, babe, a USA rock star man!

Snowe, Collins, Specter?

Newsflash - Republicans Fear That Dems Will Be Over-Represented in an Obama Whitehouse

Is Obama REALLY going to have to give up his blackberry and email?

McCain Being Offered Cabinet position?

PUMA website has been idle since election day

I'm tired of hearing that Detroit only built crappy cars that no one bought.

Why are Repub/neocons pushing Hillary for Sec. of State

so , wassup ?

Cat + Pit Bull = Love

Anybody need a pritnable extra 30% coupon for Old Navy/ Gap /Banana this Sunday only

I'm changing my name to Boris Midykfalov, as me anything.

Hillary will be a great secretary of state: Bill Clinton

If I were to change my name (Which I'm not), what would you want to call me?

I'm leaving!

You know the only movie scene that really made me cry ?

What is this "DU Lunge" I hear everyone talking about?

I'm turning into such a softie.

Cat + Pitbull = dinner

Found a cheesy copy of the new Trek movie trailer...

Fair warning...

Copyrighted Content Identified in one of your YouTube videos

What's for dinnah, DU?

The GoPsUx 8th one time only poetry thread break

I wonder if I can time it right

I'm shocked that there are no threads on the ND-Navy game (W/ Special appearence by Condi Rice)

Shout, Shout, Knock Yourself Out

So DU men(or possibly women) ,at what age did your first inkling of the bald spot appear ?

w00t! 1,000 donations!!

I made it into an AP photo today...

Suggestions on how to handle this?

The Wizard of Oz is on TBS, right now. 9PM EST

Right then. Let's see if this works.

The poor beagle is more bored than I am. She hasn't been walked since Monday.

MrScorpio Reviews the Movies: Titantic

thank you, whoever you are!

Yup , it's happeing , "Aerial' is growing on me

How did Ripley get Hicks to the ship's medical facility?

WLIW (PBS-Long Island) is showing 90 minutes of The Clash for its fundraiser tonight

Must See Movie: Paths Of Glory, Tonight on TCM 8PM ET.. . Check out this trailer

Oh. My. God. One of my favorite cousins is a wacko.

DU Thanksgiving recipe swap thread (link inside)

DU Thanksgiving recipe swap thread (link inside)

Today I found the MOST comfortable chair, EVAR!!!!

I just got back from my grandma's funeral.

So Lounge, What Boobs Have You Read Lately?

Our turkey day tradition. After the meal, after football it is time for Christmas Vacation

Stompin 76, The Woodstock of Bluegrass

So when do you think we'll get the first presidential sex tape?

Has it been a year already?

Christmas Vacation best lines....list them here

The DLC & Neocon Agenda: Now I understand why the Right Wing loves Hillary Clinton

I give up...submit...tap out...

So I'm watching Beyonce on SNL

The Wizard of Oz is on TBS right now 9PM EST

stepping in other people's shit. seriously, i need advice.

so, who thinks chicago is now a lock for the 2016 olympics?

man, good laptops are dirt cheap

REC This If Obama OWES YOU!

You know what sucks? Having *no* friends in town.

Who else has been here on DU all day, I have a good excuse so I will start first.

Did anyone watch Ricky Gervais: Out of England?

Are you for the proposed Auto Bailout?

It's a XMas Miracle!!!! More aanswers than views!

Should I leave him?

I physically cannot stay awake any longer

4.4 shake just off the N. Cal. coast by Petrolia

Ok , feeling kinda morbid

Who ever decided that new computer motherboards...

Hey, now it is my birthday, and I am 4!

Dammit! I hate responding to these "questions" posts

Obama's White House is Taking Shape

Puppies are awake and playing, nightowls!


Can I Sleep In Your Arms

"I feel so light! I hacked off ten inches..."

*tap* *tap* *tap* Hello? Is this thing on?

Damn! All my favorite cereals are still on the market!

Vancouver GOES UBER LEFT! in civic vote!!!!!!!!!

Paula Dean just made fried cranberry sauce.

Can anyone convert this for me? 3/10 ounce for 3 gallons...

What's in a name?

PSA: johnnie's thread inspired this post. Re: Google measurement conversions


Kroger's "Smoking Meats Forum"

Cold and windy here in NY State...

Red Headed Stranger

I want a free trip to Vegas

I want a free trip to Vegas

It's the holiday season, DU! Please post your very best LINKS

Jet goes for a ride in the truck.

Mmmmm "Valley Fresh *STEAMERS*"

Why does this stupid professor want to hold onto me so badly?

Greatest Movie ever.

Okay, I give up. Who makes Black Forest Berry Iced Tea???

I'd hate to be a hipster nowadays

Mama's little baby loves Rhubarb pie.

Does anyone else experience mild heart palpitations?

I think Charlie Rangel has three catapillars on his face!

Check your PM. n/t

I have to give a five-minute presentation on my research paper next Thursday

I just got "Polled" ask me anything!

Do you have a soul, mate?

Help! Does cheddar cheese melt?

I need help/answers from divorced/divorcing women who have no income of their own.

This internet deal is pretty cool

Please give a warm welcome to my friend, Brandon4Prez!


Update on Toeby (the new kitty)

Holy COW, I slept until the COWS came home today.


Screw "that one." Who wants to be in MY cabinet?

Am I the only one who loves The Pogues?

ok. Who has me on ignore?

Kindly ignore

Now entering the HEART-ATTACK ZONE!

Giftmas shopping 'rents: TRU has a 15% off coupon on their website today

The fire is moving further away from us

I have developed Asthma and I don't like it a bit!

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 11/16/2008)

Thank you to everyone who has been "holding me up" the last day...

True or false:

To me, on most days, the majority of people in the world are "Ned"...

I have just been DEAD for eleven hours

The political material on SNL sucked last night.

I DARE you to find a more beautiful, chilling piece of music than this one

Just let them die.

World of Warcraft fans will want to see today's FoxTrot cartoon

ok guitar people...good beginner x-mas present?

Do you have a soul mate?

Do you have a soul mate?

I'm so proud of my Hometown today

Fuck Newsweek: Is Obama the Antichrist?

What are you listening to right now?

Paul McCartney wants to release Carnival of Light...

Question about the Puritans and the Quakers

Wow! The Eaglets and Bungles end in a tie!

Ever had a random comment kinda make your brain freeze? Like this one:

Ladies/Gentlemen & Those in Between, I Present You ***McCAIN's FOLLIES!!!*** (dial-up warning)...

Who do you know less about--William Jennings Bryan or William Cullen Bryant?

Parche, here's another airplane for you

LOL Cat Time Warp!!!

they would do this shit live on teevee

Zombie trends are trending disturbingly higher

on a brighter note . .. .

Who is more normal...

I feel so light! I hacked off ten inches of hair.

Da Bears still suck!

Asta la vista, Lounge! For the first time in... er... waaaaay too long, I'm actually going out.

OMG - Puppy Cam is off the air

"Money won, is twice as sweet as money earned." (Paul Newman in The Color of Money)

Dam, I found a hole in my pants and I've been wearing them for the last two days. Hope nobody

the GFOS on "the Midnight Special"

Good game on right now

Ever have a day when everything annoys you?

I just gave consent for my Mom to get the Feeding Tube put in

Fundies react to Seattle's nudity laws

Are you delaying buying a car, or taking advantage of a buyer's market?

They caught a burglar two doors down from my house, and suddenly I fell into a David Lynch film

Interesting YouTube video about the 10 Hardest Video Game bosses. Watch the vid. Do you agree with

Hmm, are dogs and cats capable of incest ?

Musical Death Match: B-52s vs Voice of the Beehive

Is it sleeting at the Steelers game?

A colleague's husband is coming home from Afghanistan tomorrow...

Redhead Redhead Gingerbreadhead!

Laura Bush=Carmela Soprano? Your thoughts?

COme get it while it's hot, before Lucas yanks it away!

Good morning! "Love Will Turn You Around"

Wouldn't Secretary of Health and Human Services be more appropriate for Hillary?

Categorize music artists you love using your own descriptions

Every year about this time it all goes dry

Kitten Picture of the Day for Sunday November 16

Humor me Please!

It's orange outside, everything smells (and tastes) like burned plastic, and my car is coated w/ash.


Does putting together a Team of Rivals trump everything else?

Stories From the Road: Joe

Why Do So Many Of You Worship Bill Clinton, Yet Call Edwards And Spitzer, Scum Of The Earth?

Just can't do it...can't date someone who voted for McCain

Let's congratulate Joe Lieberman (updated)

Emergency Broadcast Network

MySpace: pweaser may I have summore fwiends?

Why you should fear the future Communist takeover of the USA

So Lounge, What Books Have You Read Lately?

Anybody have a mountain dulcimer they don't want?

Holy COW, I slept until 11:20 AM today...

Parche - a plane photo for you!

Most disturbing SOUTH PARK episode ever?

I have had a no-good, horrible, very BAD day . . . .

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

Fruitcake, Greenbean casserole... Typical Yeachh recipes you like to hate.

How can I make a quick $350,000.00?

Insects is best

Post a picture of a rock

Ever wonder if there are people out there that God just likes to use a punching bags?

FReepers are furious at president elect Obama! Only Sarahcuda can save them!

Bob Borosage warns about all the "warnings" about the "center".

What's With all the Snarky Division Here? - I don't get it...

Here's Who Obama REALLY Owes...

Is it just me, or is this one unattractive dude?

What's your favorite TV show of all time?

For exercise, how is swimming?

For exercise, how is swimming?

Shiba-Inu pups are up..and playing with someone outside the crate.

Know a good recipe? Want one? Share your favorite Thanksgiving recipes here.

New fires sweep into Orange County

Obama Wants Applicants' Web-Posting Past

Air Marshals: Undercover and Under Arrest

And In Iraq, The Market Is Up

Myanmar sentences 9 more activists to prison

Across nation, gay advocates protest marriage ban

Wildfires in LA Reduce Hundreds of Homes to Ash

What Happens If You're on the Gay "Enemies List"

More senior staff

McCartney hopes to release funky Beatles track

Runoff voting starts Tuesday (Martin versus Chambliss in Georgia)

Wildfire threatens Los Angeles power supply -mayor

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,200

Many killed in Iraq bomb attacks (at least 18 dead)

USGS reports 7.5 magnitude earthquake off the Indonesian coast

Obama says thanks on last day as Illinois Senator

Recount Expected in Alaska Senate Race, Even After Winner Declared

For a Few Dollars More

Tens of thousands across America protest marriage ban

Dead boys 'were stabbed in chest'

Lose the BlackBerry? Yes He Can, Maybe (Obama likely to be disconnected like Bush)

Pa. grand jury investigating GOP use of database

Former CEO of Iowa kosher slaughterhouse arrested (for the second time this month)

Afghanistan blast kills British Gurkha

Bill Clinton to campaign for Jim Martin in Georgia

Veterans Occupy National Archives

Iraqi Cabinet approves security pact with US

Economic Crisis Boils Democratic Message Down to Jobs

Booming Gulf looks overseas for agriculture needs

Obama Pledges to Appoint Republican to Cabinet

Uproar over federal drilling leases next to parks

Bolivia to triple Exports to Venezuela in Effort to Replace Lost U.S. Market

Rahm Emanuel Roasts Stephen Colbert (at Spina Bifida Association Event)

Russia's Medvedev Calls For Talks With Obama

Secret Service Informed About Store's Obama Sign

Times Square getting its first 'green' billboard

U.S. confirms it held 12 juveniles at Guantanamo

Humbled US agrees to share world's financial top billing

Outsourcing biggest concern for India post-Bush: Report

Housing starts expected to hit half-century low: Consumer prices falling at fastest pace in 60 years

Barack Obama links Israel peace plan to 1967 borders deal

Iran pushes for further oil cut

(MI Sen. Carl) Levin: Big 3 CEOs should resign if need be to get aid

George W Bush could pardon spies involved in torture

Kissinger Backs Clinton at State

Former Gov. Milliken takes on Obama, Granholm and economy

Former Gov. Milliken takes on Obama, Granholm and economy

Belts tighten for NASCAR

Election spurs 'hundreds' of race threats, crimes

Saving car giants will cause havoc, Gordon Brown warns US.

"Top Republican Senators Oppose Automaker Bailout"

Why the quiet confidence of Obama is a reminder of the intelligent greatness of Lincoln.

The Genius Cabinet

Coleman vs. Franken: The Rematch

Close Guantanamo, Mr. Obama (Oregonian editorial)

30 years after, the legacy of Jonestown

What Cubans Expect from Obama

Louisiana grand jury to hear details in Klan killing

What's Good for GM is Good for the Army.

What GOP governors said, (not) really

The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow, In Wichita

A long time coming (Wallace Roberts / Rutledge VT Herald)

The Death Spasms of American Racism (American Muslim)

Wrong Again

The Abandoned Children of Nebraska

Conservative Principles Still Prevail in Virginia

Obama Needs a Protest Movement

Most Valuable Obama Memorabilia, NOT on Ebay

An old scourge violently reappears: Klan still lurks in shadows, residents say (Times-Picayune)

Onion Nation

Winds of patriotism renewed

Obama interview a big `get' for CBS' Steve Kroft

The Moose Stops Here (Rich / NYT)

What does Obama have in store for IT industry?

The ONLY Reason Norm Coleman Has Kept it Close

Barricks Gold (BFEE) gets to mine in Argentina Glaciers

Documenting the Surge: US Soldier's Films Expose the Realities of the Iraq Occupation

Hillary Clinton would face tough questions about Bill's finances if chosen for Secretary of State

GOP Legacies: Bush, McCain, Stevens

Hate Radio: Media Matters Documents Their Attacks On Almost Everybody!

Federal Air Marshals Too Busy Smuggling Coke and Molesting Kids to Protect You

Robert Parry: Predictable Disaster of George W. Bush

No End to the Savagery in Afghanistan

Report: Citigroup to lay off thousands

Wretched Lions have what it takes to be NFL's first 0-16 team

GM Must Re-Make the Mass Transit System it Murdered

Osama bin Laden Is DEAD !

Restoring the Constitution! Thank you Russ Feingold!!

NASA scientist admits 'blunder' over declaring 'hottest October on record'...

Calls grow to overhaul 401(k) retirement plans

Is the KKK making a comeback?

Store Closings

Oswald co-worker no longer silent about JFK assassination role

The Obama Conundrum: Progress and Protest in the Face of Reality

The GM genocide: Thousands of Indian farmers are committing suicide after using GM crops


Godless and free

The Specials' "Racist Friend"

The Last 100 Days: The 2008 US Elections in 10 Minutes

President Barack Obama - Shocking Proof: He IS a terrorist!

Michael Parenti -- Beware the Doctors

FLASHBACK: Sarah Palin sues the Federal Government

Countdown: Bushed! Nov. 14, 2008

Europe, IMF take center stage at G-20

Through the GOP Looking Glass

Molly Ivins - "The War in Iraq, The Economy and Your Pocketbook"

Bill O'Reilly on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart / Nov. 13, 2008 / Part 1of2

Nassim Nicholas Taleb Angry

Shocks, Shortages, Scenarios - Planning a Post-Oil Future

Aha! Paulson Skewered (Along with Congress)

Obama says Carlin's Seven Words

If you're out there time to speak up for gay rights

Krugman schools Will

Arnold Says Overturn Prop 8-Schwarzenegger Supports Same Sex Marriage in CA

Dorgan: Lieberman’s Actions Were ‘Unacceptable’ For Committee Chairman

TYT: Shep Smith - Voice Of Reason At Fox News?

Wanda Sykes: We were attacked! They pissed off the wrong group of people! **Prop 8**

max keiser; the G20 meeting and a possible fatwa issued against Hank Paulson

Joe Biden gets a good laugh at SNL.

Daily show Nov 13 part 2

TYT: Are Democrats Showing Weakness Already?

Bush will NEVER be able to set foot outside the U.S.! Jeremy Scahill & Naomi Klein

Michael Parenti -- Creating Mass Audiences

Michael Parenti -- A Dangerous God

Michael Parenti -- A Dangerous God

Iraq War Veterans Raid Gas Station

The Week In Cartoons 11/15

The People Sang: A Brief History of the United States

Sen. Ted Stevens Asking Colleagues to Hold Off Expulsion

Carson soldiers train for Afghan hardship

Jury deliberates in trial of ex-soldier

Witness: Soldier could not keep track of gear

U.S. troops slain by Iraqi soldier identified

Green Bay-area unit expected to return home

First woman to lead Harlem Hellfighters unit

The LCS life

Environmentalists fear Navy harm to whales

Fort Campbell troops come home early

Border insecurity

Naples families forced to move over water issue

AFRICOM future unclear under Obama

Airman who died after PT test ID’d

Study downplays China’s influence

Truck Ban Raises Security Concerns

SNL: Joe Biden?????

This Week panel discusses economy and bailout (Paul Krugman is excellent)

Defense officials: Economic pressure on Gaza becoming ineffective

Jewish settlers given 72 hours to leave Hebron house

Feted author Amos Oz says new leftist party will replace Labor

T.I.- Whatever You Like SPOOF! (OBAMA- Whatever I Like)

Reference site for eating locally (crossposted to Cooking and Baking)

Myths, facts and strangeness about our planet and environment; Test

New blog: Desdemona Despair

The world has never seen such freezing heat

Has anyone looked at zinc-air fuel cells lately?

Are Human Beings Hard-Wired to Ignore the Threat of Catastrophic Climate Change?

It occurs to me that nuclear proliferation is a very bad argument against nuclear power.

Mr. Peabody's Coal Train, Blacklight reaction independantly

Paulson can't buy toxic mortgages, because they don't exist

The little-known secrets of cheap holiday travel--without airplanes

G-20 Summit Blames Buyers of Poison Apples

Contracts in Crisis: Variations in Z and S

E.F. Schumacher "Good Work" worthy of the reading


G-20 communique continues with more of the same

20 Hours of Labor per Week: Fractional Slavery and the True Cost of National Debt


The Real Difference Between Bankruptcy and Bailout

CNBC talking head said retailers are cutting orders back 4-12% for spring.

I will upload photos of our Prop 8 protest sometime tomorrow.

Here are 2 very good resources on surviving a collapsed economy

Denver's Prop 8

Ha! We had 25,000 at our march in San Diego!

Postcard campaign anyone?

Oh, the poor Prop 8 proponents having their civil rights under seige.

Good news here

Prop 8 protest pics from Anchorage

There was a man who spoke at the Chicago protest yesterday who's been an activist for 38 years.

Make the boycott last at least 8 years.

What do dentists have against Gays?

Never Forgive, and Never Forget

An apology to ColoradoMagician and any others who I upset

this says it all

Advice from a person of faith

How old were you when you came out?

Tell CNN's Jeanne Moos to apologize for transphobia!

Boycotting = Killing

How come news reporters can't fuckin' count?

Take a look inside the LDS conference center

Proposition 8 has turned me into a single issue (well, 1,400 issue) voter.

Since Prop 8 passed, I yell "FUCK YOU!" when I drive past Knights of Columbus. n/t

Welcome to the family, Wanda Sykes!

Mormon involvement in Prop 8 and Mitt Romney

Could the passage of Prop 8 be a good thing?

Time 1997: The Empire of the Mormons

Utter and virulent bigotry is alive and well I'm afraid.

Unions plan organization push in Texas

Today in labor history Nov 16, 6 Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter were assassinate

Today in labor history Nov 14 protecting 835,000 workers from damage to nervous, urinary and reprodu

Today in labor history Nov 15 CIO opened its first constitutional convention

Add "Labor News" to your iGoogle page

Today's Carol Simpson working family cartoon: US Labor (Employee Free Choice Act)

Big Labor cartoon: accident

Today in labor history Nov 13 Unionist Karen Silkwood dies in a suspicious car crash

Because we all need a snicker--

So why am I not divorced yet?

Chávez Demands All Parties Recognize Election Results

Chile unveils mural thought destroyed by dictator Augusto Pinochet

Legal battle over forest is victory for Paraguayan Indians

Fidel Castro's former wife visits Cuba

Hate crime ends in death, Syracuse, NY

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (November 15): Let the Games Begin

A fond farewell to Jason Varitek...

Obama says he'll push for eight-team playoff

What's with the AC-DC fascination in college football????

Packers v Bears-a great rivalry. Is PE Obama a Bears fan?

A Tie?????????

Happy Birthday Georgia. Thank you for seeing the beauty...

The Stars This Week: "Think Big -- But Plan Smart!" - November 17 - November 23, 2008

Any sense of whether the recent upswell in opposition to Prop 8...


Some Anchorage Prop 8 protest photos

John's Italian Caffe

On the River

Fall Split Rail Fence

It's back!!! Well- that was short-lived. Obama still supporting a permanent AWB

Autumn in the Northwest 2008: I suffer for my art...

What do you do with chinese mustard?

Ideas for best appetizers or small plates? (new to group)

Reference site for eating locally

Sweet Potato Pie hints??

Religious leaders rally to support ban on torture

Garrison Keillor at the Washington National Cathedral

Temple Shalom responds to swastika incident (MA)

Jesus Christ For President

Okay, I know this isn't like me, but...

(Charleston, SC) Diocese: Priest wrong about Obama voters

Albinos butchered by witch-doctors

A different type of Christian.

Mapping out a new world order(Very cool cartogram book/site,for map geeks)

Nice photo of the Endeavor launch that took place Nov. 14

November 17, 2008 - The Leonids Meteor Showers and Viewing Tips

Music Good For The Heart

President-elect Obama, like Lincoln, reaches out to former rivals

My Really, Really Bad Judy Wood Experience

saw something funny..

Does anyone know what this security alert means?

Any ideas for a cable management system

heh. lions suck.

McCartney hopes to release funky Beatles track

TPM on Nation article: "New revelations of U.S. coverup of Civilian Killings in Vietnam"

Rules on Committees, chairmanship and membership

I will continue to encourage John Kerry to support gay marriage. Here is why:

For a Few Dollars More

Dead boys 'were stabbed in chest'

tommy thompson Is Ripping Off Patients