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Archives: November 22, 2008

How a 23 yr old Dem used the internet to get elected to Maine House of Rep. Sean Flaherty


My fundie friend has hope in Obama now...

Salon: Is it OK to be liberal again, instead of progressive?

ACINOs (American Companies In Name Only) Waged War on our Middle Class (kinda' like RINOs)...

Those Somalian pirate fishermen sure get around...

Oil plunges below $50 — What's ahead for Texas?

The Next Four Years

Is there anyone more offensive than Mark Steyn

How The Rich Are Destroying The Earth

People, you dont have to make a big deal over a turkey slaughter.

Marketing "back to basics"....

Thanksgiving is next week, and President Bush could make it a really special holiday by resigning

$60 million. Total amount AFSCME will spend on political activities in 2008 (working family issues)

Greg Craig's controversial foreign ties

Don't get while so many support bailing out Wall Street

"Country First"

Tracking the Economic Collapse: Closures and Layoffs list Nov. 16-22

Yesterday was Friday.....which means today we eulogize even more banks:

It seems like every day we take another bite out of Pakistan

Obama economic plan aims for 2.5M new jobs by 2011

Franken Camp's Claim: We've Cut Coleman's Lead To Under 100 Votes

Carter, Annan, others refused entry to Zimbabwe

I can't think of ANYTHING that fits the 'You can put lipstick on a pig, but ... ' analogy -

Dubai Defies Slump as Minogue Joins $20 Million Party (Update1)

Is George Bush slurring his words more lately?

Trivia question: Who did Samantha Power recently marry?

Has anyone checked to see if Ted Stevens owns any firearms?

Bush Radio: "Three great forces that drive long-term economic growth"

Private prisons skew representation - And you thought gerrymandering was bad!

Cameras cause drivers to get tickets for legal right turns on red

Biggest CEO Losers are winners

Don't forget American automakers' history of goodwill

Don't forget American automakers' history of goodwill

Panic at $hitibank......

GM bailout money used to beef up GM Brazil

Paul Krugman: What is he talking about

Bob Jones U. Apologizes For Racism

International war crimes prosecution more likely if pardons?

28 years after his death, Vatican 'forgives' Lennon for 'more popular than Jesus' remark

So W called for a bailout for the auto industry this morning

The White House wants YOU To name the 2008 Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Pardon Turkey

I just can't bring myself to get rid of my "I Voted" sticker

The Minnesota Senate Ballot Challenge-a-thon

Awesome 10 page booklet link to Barack Obama: 44th President of the United States

He and his party lost our and the rest of the world's trust, yet he goes out in public, trashing

This Time Around, Health-Care Revamp Has Wings

Not sure where this should go or in what DU forum, but

RIP JFK, 45 years ago today in Dallas....

I like Lionel.

The Larry "Bud" Melman Of Politics

what should my next poll be for my blog?

What's this world coming to when you can't hear "Alice's Restaurant" on the radio on T-Giving?

New to DU? Tips for your viewing pleasure.

Even More Disgusting That The Palin Turkey Slaughter Vid

1,017,280: The number of people who have already voted in the referendum to impeach Bush!

Did Cheney Show?

CNN poll:What do you think Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin should do with her future?

dupe nt

Musical at Iowa college acts out scary Bible tales

Bob Jones University in SC apologizes for racist policies,

If the Palin turkey video upset you

For some, the "Market" was God - Now God is Dead.

Check out this crazy ad!

New Twist in Appeal of Ex-Alabama Governor

CNN (Obama TOO honest?): Obama's vetting could chase away candidates

What should President Obama's foreign policy priorities be?

Is the Transition Period Too Long?

An offer you can't refuse.... can you?

As a pedestrian, I am tired of all the disrespect by drivers and cyclist

Before they were famous...

I have a suggestion for our Congress.

Judge Says Invasion of Iraq by U.S. and U.K. Unlawful

To paraphrase the Bard, "First we kill all the capitalists." Or at least take away their toys.

Hey, did you know Citigroup is run by an idiot?

Make Oil a Public Utility

How Tom Daschle Might Kill Conservatism

Was there a role by George H. W. Bush in the assassination of JFK - Read on......

I say Citigroup got part of $700 billion, and I say to hell with them!!!!!!!

The following link is to an insightful essay by Andrew Sullivan

Wikileaks exposes membership of the British far-right BNP Party

Study Shows "Center-Right Nation" Narrative Spiked Immediately After Election Day

"2012" Cusack Harrelson eco-disaster movie trailer (1:15)

Does anyone understand how Citi buying Wachovia would have been

Does BushCo OWN Lee Hamilton?

William Greider: Here is the ugly truth - the pinnacle of the US financial system is broke


MPR: See some of the challenged Franken/Coleman ballots

A picture of Sidwell Friends school academics drawn from its high school texts.

Photoshop request......pretty please.....

Another Right Wing, anti-gay group registers their disgust with eHarmony.

As a cyclist, I am tired of all the disrespect by drivers and pedestrians!

Hillary Clinton owes an apology to Trinity UCC.

A Somber Anniversary

coleman Says he's a "99% Improvement Over Paul Wellstone"


Is this permitted by the military?

Space walk ongoing now, w/links (5:41 PM EST)

Get ready to hear a new buzz word..."Quantitative easing" (aka debt monetization).

Letter of czech mayors and nonviolent movement to Obama

Huffington Post: Beaten, Tortured And Sentenced 25-To-Life For Minor Drug Offense

"Obama beats Hillary over head with Iraq"

Can someone PLEASE debunk the RW "decade of cooling temps" claim?

How about a Cabinet post for Lieberman?

PHOTO: Just. Go. Away.

Huffpo's James Moore: A Kid from Car Country

Obama: 'Millions of jobs' in danger next year - MSN

JFK Assassination Serendip....

This is realy sad. I have seen a lot of it where I live.

Lets guess who will be Obama's Press Secretary.

Didja ever consider that, based on today's realities, Hillary may actually want the SoS job?

"Environmental leaders were thrilled" I love the sound of that, don't you?

Jews, Muslims partner to fight Islamophobia, anti-Semitism

You're given the power to have Bush, Cheney, Limblow, etc. employed in whatever job you want

Why do corporations sell Americans the the most expensive products?

Before anyone flips on on Prince, and non-hetero marriages

Klaatu Barrada Nickto

Security Agreement Déjà Vu

Security Agreement Déjà Vu

How come oil for oil changes is about $4.00 a quart?

Report: GM board won't rule out bankruptcy

Summers to Join Obama White House, Boosts Fed Chances

Biscuit company ordered to rerun union election (6 years later the case for card check)

Watch Helen Thomas Blast Use Of Torture in Press Conference

From Obama's Mouth

"The Global Financial System is Coming to an End "

Lowlife Freedom's Watch does the evil bidding for lowlife Saxby Chambliss.....

Essay on torture and America by Andrew Sullivan...

175 pounds lighter, woman takes flight

Obama Considering Commission On Bush Admin Torture

PE Obama's Radio address

Remember the color coded terror alerts?

The news from Wasilla - definitely not Lake Wobegon.

Question for DUers - Are Credit Unions still providing

How many of fellow DU'ers listen regularly to this Alternate Media:

New PBS series exposes Old Testament fairy tales

Barack, the pelican--a human interest story.

GAO: Report criticizes Homeland Security (spending)

"We need to move on" argument

Should I cancel my Citi Card?

JFK is on AMC, starting now....n/t

Teen commits suicide on webcam.

JFK anniversary marked at Dallas shooting site

30 Years of Market Fundamentalism Has Fucked Up Everything!

Top scientist says Bush’s ‘burrowing’ of political appointees will ‘leave wreckage behind.’»

5,000 Prop. 8 Opponents Rally At Capitol

Michael Vick and family pets

First the mudslide fears

NY Times: Citigroup Pays for a Rush to Risk

A Major Source of Pessimism

VIDEO: Dick "Shrimper" Morris Openly Fund Raises for Saxby Chambliss on Hannity and Colmes

Addressing the global gender gap

Obama economic plan aims for 2.5M new jobs by 2011: Revitalize US infrastructure

Portrait Of A Homeland Security State (Photos Show How Security Appartus Stokes Fantasies About War)

The 2009 "Conservative Babes" calendar-*proudly* wearing minks

Gas! Anyone else pissed as hell!?

In restaurants, who is willing to defend the family special?

Chambliss Skips Vote On Unemployment Benefits While Giving A Campaign Speech On Unemployment

Bush History: An All Night Session of Congressional Bullying, Threats & Promises 11/22

New Suspect in Sports Doping Is, No Joke, Viagra

Oh man ..... talk about being conflicted .......

Air New Zealand and Boeing Sustainable Biofuels Test Flight Set for 3 December

What are you concerned about?

LA Times: Thousands line up for groceries, Thanksgiving meals

Coleman / Franken Recount Overview: Republicans Are Doing What Republicans Do

The black hole in financial markets

What has happened to Cafe Press?

DU'ers- where were you 45 years ago today?

USDA: Vick found dogfighting 'funny to watch'

#1 on Economic agenda - tie Federal minimum wage to inflation rate just like Social Security

I just now saw your post

Oh Goody, Michael "Medieval" Medved is coming to the local Borders...

OT: Oklahoma is beating No.2 ranked Texas Tech 65-14

'Sir, you have to take your turban off..this is America..."

I've got a good use for what's left of the $700B.

2,200 South Korean housewives make 130+ tons of kimchi for the poor

2,200 South Korean housewives make 130+ tons of kimchi for the poor

Myanmar Sentences Comedian To 45-Year Sentence For Helping Cyclone Victims

Watching JFK---It made me google Arlen Spector/Warren Report

Republican lies, and Liberal family values


Creating the next generation of Stepford Wives: The Revolve Tour

Any Youtube addicts here? Did you see the show tonight

Iowa College Bases Musical on Bible's 'Terror' Stories

The bigots on the Right & Univeral Health Care

My Mom told my husband that my dad refused communion last week in protest of something to do with

As we discuss National Health, do not forget United Healthcare gave its CEO stock options worth1.6 B

Wow: SNL opening skit was really biting

East Costers: SNL: worth staying up or no?

Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things.

Marriage on the Rocks, By MAUREEN DOWD

Uh-oh Franken now losing votes in key counties

NYT Op-Ed: "Thanksgiving is next week. Bush could make it a really special holiday by resigning."

World's First Plug-In Electric Car Goes On Sale Next Month -- in China

Now, the Republicans are relegated to the South...

Recommend this thread if you've had it with threads that ask for recommendations

let's go Al! A Franken victory in the recount will make bill o'reilly's head explode.....

Could anyone say it any better about the hateful republicans & Gingrich (Newt) than his sister?

What happens when I need my 401k (what's left of it), to feed my family?

Here is a draft of a LTTE (or op-ed, given its length). Your comments please.


Please send good vibes/prayers/thoughts this way.

Chrysler are in fact making 35 MPG cars & SUVs in America, but American citizens can't buy them...

The Most Horrifying Movie Ever: The Road To Guantanamo

this prince character is not only anti gay marriage, he wants gays dead. and all democrats.

Will Our Health Be The Death Of The GOP?

Watched a young couple today have 3 cards declined

Chinese Automakers may buy GM and Chrysler

World leaders urge free trade to halt crisis

Woolworths: everything must go

Whose Desk and Office is This?

No? Not talking about it here either? Obama's most significant move to date, & DU is ignoring it.

Obama's annoying speaking style

Why the jets.....(GM, Ford, etc.)

Be kinder than necessary 'cause everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle.

U Dummykrats thin yur so smart

Dear World:

Vatican forgives John Lennon for Jesus quip

Has the DLC gotten its hooks into Pres. Obama?

He served less than a thousand days.. a lifetime ago..and yet

Disabled rant and plea.

NYC Mom Sues Hospital After Losing Both Hands, Feet in Medical 'Mistake'

"Together let us explore the stars..." Best Inaugural address ever

What do you feel when you see this image.?

DA speaks with reporters about Cheney indictments

Sure bet: Obama won't be vacationing as often as Bush did

Fine, I guess there is no reason for anyone to try to speak properly.

Fine, I guess there is no reason for anyone to try to speak properly.

Should fines be based off of the individual's income, as opposed to a set rate?

Hillary for State? Give her fair play, and hands off

What Is That?: Callers, Air10 Spot UFO Over Sacramento

Children at risk in food roulette Mislabeling, lax oversight threaten people with allergies

"Civil unions" are the legal equivalent of a ghetto.

Best title for the Palin turkey interview fiasco

I'm tired of receiving 10 catalogs a day. I just discovered the solution to end it once and for all:

Chambliss Skips Vote On Unemployment Benefits While Giving A Campaign Speech On Unemployment

Will PETA now go after Palin, like they

I have to get use to a President who's smarter than me.

I have to get use to a President who's smarter than me.

Are you pleased or disappointed in President-Elect Obama's Appointees so far?

Teen Commits Suicide Live on Web

I just finished The Shock Doctrine. What should I read next? I might need a comedy to give me

It's More Than Just War Crimes. Please Read.

We did it. Our gas is under $1.50. In Kansas City, Mo

Judge Removes Prosecutor of Cheney-Gonzales in Texas - 5 of 9 cases (pdf of indicement)

The ‘euphemizing’ of America

THIS IS IMPORTANT! -Do we know ___ the Turkeyguy's name yet???

To African Americans and Mormons and others who feel

Evo Pays a Socialist Call: Bolivia's Morales Makes Most of First D.C. Visit

Mailman fails to deliver, becomes local hero

I am not a vegetarian

An awesome recent new photography website

There are a WHOLE LOT of political undercurrents in the Cheney & Gonzalez indictments

Halperin: he's the reason i don't subscribe to Time

Lookism---and the "Fat acceptance movement"



Good sites for socially responsible gifts?

Meteor blazes across Canadian sky in colorful fireball

General Robert Worley: Shot down in an RF-4C (call-sign "Strobe 01") in 1968.

It's so easy to hate fat people, isn't it?

It's so easy to hate fat people, isn't it?

The Emotional Struggle of a Fat Person - An Open Letter

I better go to sleep before I spend more money


Seven new podcasts up

we are going to meet at taco bell.

Hey drummers..check this out!

Wow. This would be a great battle

Just wanted to say "Thank you very much" to the kind person who bought me a star

what's the hot Christmas toy for 2008?

Simple Simon met a pie man going to the fair.

Time for a Taco Bell run. Mom is jonesin' for nachos. Any orders?

It is in the hands of the cinnamon bun gods now..

I need music .... NOW!!!!!

A GOP Dirty Trickster Has Second Thoughts

This is so exciting! The FBI wants me to get $10 million from the National Bank of Egypt!

When was the last time you placed an operator assisted phone call?

My dog starts humping my leg when the barometric pressure is below 30.30 in.

I found an old picture of myself, circa 2001, before I was put on drugs due to a misdiagnosis.

Oh God

Meet My New Girlfriend.

You know who you are

My favorite commercials (NOT) have just started

Gheesh!! My son doesn't want "traditional" T-Day food BUT brings home a pumpkin pie!!

This Lounge needs more bagpipe.

Open mike poetry thread

Do you have a Yahoo account? Did you get the following email?

Is anyone familiar with Spacenet, Inc.?

Boy arrested for Farting in Class (No..I'm not Kidding)

I.E.: I cleared the cache, deleted temp files & history, did all I can think of, and still --

"Nekkid Men from the Center of the Universe" calendar

I know it is not nice but, when I think of Palin, the phrase

My 3 year old daughter is making a cake


Why would a nurse oppose Universal Health Care? This nurse

Photos: Roquefort-stuffed, caramelized onion-topped burger with side of regular & sweet potato fries

bagpipes are capable of rocking!

Faith -based carpentry.

It's an easy ride to roam....

Saturday afternoon fill-in your ass crack with freshly cooked warm Jello pudding thread!

It's no big deal.

You're my playground love

Just curious... What is your definition of "hometown"?

Footsteps in the Dark

I have a new obsession.

hey iPhone users, guess what I just figured out how to do...

I am about to go on my first date soon.


"Cartoon animal vibrators" is the phrase for the day. Change a Lounge post to use it...

Continuing to work on my cartoon animal vibrators, added vocals, it's still short.

OMFG, Philboy is my new hero

Pet peeve of the day: leaf blower army outside my apartment

*** Ohio State-Michigan game thread***

People that do'naw luv the tin whistle can take a long step off a short pier for all'ah care!


I have had it with my father not listening!

How many pillows are on your bed?

MAJOR lactic acid build-up in my muscles

If anyone wants to blow my mind, let me know in advance.

I'm going to blow your mind...

I'm going to blow...

OMG, fresh from scratch cinnie-buns Woot-woot

Nepal's Buddha infant boy returns to jungle to meditate

I surely partied a bit too hard last night....Oh my. Must recover!


Cat story.

Is it wrong to like Toto?

From whom do governments borrow money?

Isabella Rossellini doing insects!

Holy shit! They are still at it in GD:P, only now they have to

Does this sight ever make anyone else sad?

BREAKING: White House denies rumor that working title of Bush memoir is "Two Terms and a Cup"

Bestest quote or line from a book or author

Does this sight ever make anyone else sad??

I just watched Across the Universe again tonight...

Do you cry when you throw up?

Cool IQ test here

To whom it may concern,

well, I did a preliminary wreath building and I need more silver stuff

Do you know anyone who actually follows Britney, Lindsey, Paris Hilton gossip?

Two reasons college football is better than the NFL:

MUST-SEE VIDEO: The Smithereens go APESHIT on their song "Top Of The Pops," 1991

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 11/22/2008)

Still 1 kitten looking for a home in SE Wisconsin

Art preference question...

Feeling crappy again. Yikes!

Anyone heard from MrsGrumpy lately?

Asking if the carpet matches the drapes: A sign of genuine interest or serious breach of etiquette?

For every view of this thread I better see a vote in this poll.

Who's getting a turkey chipper for Christmas?

Betty James, who co-founded Slinky company, dies

LostinVA and I moved two tons of wood pellets into the shed today, ask me anything

The Dark Lord of the Sith declares "SEXY TIME!"

Continuing to work on my song, added vocals, it's still short.

Ever get in a flamewar, and after awhile you're kind of acting trollish,

For my long lost friend...

So this guy gets to college and finds out his roomate is in a BAND!

This is what LostinVA's and I fortune cookies said tonight

Complete this sentence: I'm going to have to rent a backhoe to _______________________.

Air10 Spot UFO Over Sacramento

Police Chickens Quell Brawling Bunnies

OMG! The UW Huskies lost the Apple Cup to WSU!!

Out in Luckenbach, Texas, ain't nobody feelin' no pain...

Think I'm annoying? Tonight or otherwise? Check in and sock it to me!

I want a Fitzler

I feel old, tired, and dispirited.

Life ain't too bad

Anybody else got the GUT?

I got her phone number

Simple Things

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/22/08

I hate, yet still love the Bee Gees. What's wrong with me?

A pad for your bed - what kind do you like? Memory foam or regular foam?

Is there a way to look up the identity of someone who's e-mailed you?

If you can watch this and still hate teabagging..

Beavers Win!!! Beavers Win!!!

She'd name it rock-n-roll!!

I need a good vegan cheese that melts like normal cheese.

I'm listening to some Jefferson Starship...

Dave's not here.

The puppies are at it

How long do you predict it will be before Rich Rodriguez is packing his bags?

Sephora's version of "Elf Yourself" with a makeover!

Some interesting reading

Kathie Lee shaking her money maker

Good thing we're not going away for Thanksgiving; Mrs R will be needed right here.

Top 100 DUers of all time, per Skinner.

So i get home tonight and i notice my neighbor has her mini van parked horizontally on her driveway

Anybody else got the gout?

Hook 'em, Sooners!

School Pressured to Fire Lunch Lady, Former Porn Star

'Well, it's all about penetration'

Can you cheat with someone you love

If you can watch this and still hate bagpipes...

I was cutting down a tree today, and one of the mods showed up

Miss High Times 2008!

What are you up to tonight?

Obama = OU, GOP = Texas Tech

Heavenly Zeus, Graham NORTON is hosting Robin WILLIAMS!1

philboy is a dumbass. nt

Did Marilyn Monroe blow JFK's mind?

Just got back from the Granite State Baseball Dinner

OK, lets see a show of hands.. Who wants the flu !?!?!?

West Coasters and East coast night owls, Oliver Stone's JFK is on AMC right now.

I agree.

Was I being mean to Chip?

Today's College Football Thread

Excellent way to confuse and occupy your cats!!!

Bat Chain Puller

45 Years On, We Must Bring JFK’s Killers to Justice


Follow up to my "Questions" thread. Do you have your passwords saved on your PC somewhere?

Would anyone care to share some crude jokes? Post here please.

Where is your hometown?

Kitten Picture of the Day for Saturday November 22

Now I know football

Dr Who does Pompeii!!

One vivid day in your "child-life"

How Cold is it where you are tonight?

I was just called a "dumb ass".

Do Ricola throat drops ever go bad?

So, what do you guys really think of Liz?

Who's up for a recipe thread? Let's do it!

Is Scotch whiskey vegan?

OK - what does 'Uff da' mean?

Shop and give to charity at the same time, great site, please kick.

Last minute predictions on OU-Texas Tech?

May I please have a hug, please?

Cat riding a Roomba

'War criminal Bush' blamed for worldwide crises

Why does the Sci-fi Channel keep churning out those DREADFUL movies?

What is the dumbest thing you have done this past week?

There may be hope in America, but my marriage is over.

Describe your first "crush"

Post a random picture thread

Meet Shadow (pics)

Have you ever personally met someone as obtuse, crude, obnoxious and tone deaf as palin?

If you could make one type of food nutritionally complete

Ceramic Kitchen knives

Blade Runner > Star Trek. Let the battle begin.

Why have 3 "anonymous sources" done hit pieces against Howard Dean when he has already stepped down?

Quick! Go look at this webcam for a beautiful view! OMG!

Favourite Airline?

Best Superman movie?

OK,sorry but MORE pics of Bella!!

If I am drinking boxed white zin through a straw out of a pickle jar

Oh, the Humanity!!!

Top 100 singers of all time, per Rolling Stone

I think Bill Clinton should run for the NY-Senate seat.

TOON: Tom The Dancing Bug - 'U.S. To Bail Out Federal Government'

Press Release: Rancho Cucamonga demands removal of Atheist billboard

List things you like or love. TV shows, music, people, poetry, activities, whatever

Biography Channel- Barack Obama on now! Old but worth it! n/t

Palin: I want to see the turkey video with a GOP elephant in the hopper.

Rachel on Conan right now

This would be a good trade off.....

Looks like the SOS is still a rumor.

Has a Former Secretary of the State Department

Optimistic theory about the possible HRC choice: It's "Only Nixon Could Go To China"

It occurred to me that if Obama does something to calm the markets...

With Hillary in Obama's cabinet, she cannot pull a "Ted Kennedy 1980"

Where would you most like to see the Obama Administration recruit appointees from?

If you dont like the circus in your yard

What administration did the Clinton staffers work for before Clinton?

Obama put together the most successful political campaign in history

Yet another example of the brilliance of Obama

I wonder if Barack is going to give Kerry a position in his administration?

Greenwich Dem Town Committee (DTC) passes resolution to Censure and Repudiate Joe Lieberman

Doesn't "natural born" mean not adopted?

If you question my hate for Faux Suxs... this is why... I hated playing telephone in kindergarten.

Understanding concerns of others.

Republican cracks deepen: Obama "off to a good start"

Freepers Are Probably Laughing At Us- Can We Knock Off The "Is Obama A Citizen" Crap?

Obama seeks to create 2.5m jobs

45 years ago today, in Dealey Plaza

Washington's subway begins planning for inauguration crush

Do You Approve Or Disapprove Of Obama's Staff And Cabinet Picks So Far?

Do You Approve Or Disapprove Of Obama's Staff And Cabinet Picks So Far?

Hillary as Sec of State may have to do with the Palestian Israeli issue

Obama, can you lay off our state ranks?

DU chooses the Obama cabinet

Obama should not listen to us here in the hinterlands tell him what to do...he is there to LEAD

This awesome: Kids are taking the initiative and having their schools re-named in Obama's honor

This awesome: Kids are taking the initiative and having their schools re-named in Obama's honor

(Progressive Caucus Co-Chair)Grijalva in Running for Interior

Verizon Employees hack Obama records.

Whatever you think about Obama's picks to date

Obamas Heading Back to Hawaii

MTB: Food Politics---What we eat is making us sick! Find out why -- and what we can do about it.

Brezezinski's fascinating take on Hillary as SOS...

Obama's talking about the important stuff -so should we

Obama Girls to Attend Sidwell Friends, Chelsea Clinton's Alma Mater

John Heilemann of NY Mag is an idiot

Bush: "You know, when I campaigned for office, I said I was for change"

None of the Cabinet Positions are "Official", yet. Here Are Some Progressives Under Consideration

Obama's Cabinet Picks and Flawed Criticism Thereof

I'm trying real hard to think who'll be TIME's Person of the Year,

Where are the Solutions? It appears a number of factors chimed in all at once

Barack Obama on criticism from the people - 7/3/08

What will you remember most?

Another Democrat wins on recount.

Obama and Congress: Up Close and Personal

Richardson may be Commerce Sec'y. It's good he'll be in the cabinet...but I feel sorry for him.

Hey, lurking freepwads, I'm looking forward to your next crushing disappointment

Don't ever forget, The LAST EIGHT YEARS is what FISCAL CONSERVATISM looks like.

Durbin is endorsing Patrick Fitzgerald to keep his position if he wants it.


Sarah Palin and dog doo on your shoe

Look, I love Howard Dean, but if he doesn't get an appointment

There's a reason the MSM is completely ignoring the silly birth certificate lawsuits

NY-Gov: Another Poll Has Paterson Leading Rudy

LOL... Sarah Palin Demonstrates Circle Of Life In Turkey Snuff Video - SJMercury News

Gen. Clark supportive of Gen. Jones as NSA

What’s So Special About a Team of Rivals?

Poor Faux. They're so used to getting "exclusive interviews" with members of the administration.

Gays can have their Civil Rights as soon as they're lynched on a regular basis.

Obamas New Orchestra is being gathered, the practice sessions begin as more positions are filled

My buddy says Wes Clark has gotten an appointment to the admin.

Will Obama's new church be the Washington National Cathedral

Could Obama make any more Cabinet announcements Monday to give the market another kick?

Is Georgie Bush planning to flee to Paraguay?

Obama Names White House Message-Bearers - Gibbs, Moran, Pfeiffer

This country needs a new Manhattan Project

progressives are big stupid heads!

Is the Boxer energy plan the Obama energy plan?

Best Headline Ever: "Moran to run Obama press shop"

What are you guys fighting over now?

hoping BushCo's crimes haven't slipped off the radar...

Will Tina Fey return tonight for an SNL Palin Turkey-Massacre parody?

Summers to Be Top White House Economic Adviser at NEC

One assumption that's bothering me(and this isn't about Obama, really)

Robert Gibbs "will be the face of the Obama White House."

Doesn't "natural born" mean not adopted?

President-elect Obama's weekly address: 2.5 million jobs

WORLD NEWS TRUST: The Center-Right Myth (Hal Cohen)

Obama Tilts to Center, Inviting a Clash of Ideas

Another disgraceful attack from Saxby Chambliss and the Thugs.

New York Mag Heilemann Must Read: What's Behind Obama's Consideration of Hillary as SOS

Palin Pardons Turkey - oblivious to what's going on behind her..(GORE alert)

Help Obama Make Some More Cabinet Picks!

Robert Reich: How Obama is Already Taking Charge

Guests for the Sunday TV news shows

How Obama is Already Taking Charge, by Robert Reich

Larry Summers to be Obama's senior economic adviser

Every time someone posts "please talk me down," I will from now on assume...

I wrote an interpretive dance for Obama. Shall I perform it?

I have an awesome idea!

RARE Group pic!!!

Can Someone please talk me down

This thing ain't over yet! Five other races (besides Minnesota and Georgia) to keep on eye on.

Why Daschle and not Dean for HHS?

Facts about "so many bitter and angry progressives" on DU

Coleman is scum.

Bushimus Prevaricus....the Faux Gladiator....Anus Gigantus

Angry progressives = kook fringe

Ellen Moran: The Obama-Clinton Thaw Continues

Obama Announces Communications Staff

Sleazy Saxby and His GOP Henchmen Accuse Crime Victim Of Being Soft On Crime In Georgia

Remember my R friends? Need some things to ease worried brows here.

The Obama Revolution

Who should take Hillary's senate seat?


SQUEEE! break

Huckabee MANIA RUN WILD! 800 wait in line for signed book... Be Afraid... Very Afraid...

So you say we need people from the Clinton admin because they have the required experience?

So you say we need people from the Clinton admin because they have the required experience?

As promised. Good-bye and good riddance.

The Reality Is Obama Will Have To Go After Those Who Authorized Torture...

STOP YOUR BICKERING. Obama proposes massive public works program.

For Obama's inauguration, I wish Gloria Estephan was alive.

"Husband's Charity Would Raise Issues for a Secretary Clinton"

I can't stand The Young Turks.

VIDEO/PHOTOS The Coolest Prez Ever? Can He Kick It? Yes He Can!

Clinton-Obama Détente: From Top Rival to Top Aide

Would it be possible/legal to start the cabinet confirmation process prior to inauguration?

Remember in the campaign when Republicans were complaining about Obama's plane not having a US flag?

Norm Coleman's lead has shrunk to 115 in MN recount

What do you think of Obama's decision to send his daughters to Sidwell Friends School?

Who's being considered for Education? Anyone know?

Has the Clinton Admin person who was right (but ridiculed by Summers) been offered a job?

The Price of Our Good Name (NYT)

this is what's wrong with Progressives

Joe Conason: Get over it, Clinton haters

It's going to be interesting to see how the SoS position takes shape

Robert Reich: How Obama is Already Taking Charge

Anyone have the link to the amazing Obama photos

Eliot Spitzer and John Edwards - both inmates in the Gary Hart Wing

Obama's mysoginistic slight of Hillary will backfire on him.

Was anyone else pulling for Timothy Geithner from the start?

AP has more names for Cabinet shortlists Hot Stuff. Powell, Vilsack; Gephardt all listed

45 years ago today, JFK was assassinated in Dallas, where were you?

Mort Kondrake's solution to GOP's woes: fire conservative talk show hosts.

How is it that people that get things right (Howard Dean) don't get appointed and people

Anybody remember that New York-y music video for Obama en espanol...

Obama to name Lawrence Summers National Economic Council Director on Monday

Prepare to be Palin'd

PHOTOS: Look what Obama was reading tonight after dinner

Is there a Joe Biden vs. Hillary Clinton, or is this a bunch of crapola?

Paul Krugman seems happy with Obama's appointments.

Will Al Franken win?

What effect, if any, might Barack Obama's presidency have on Black culture?

Aren't there a number of past U.S. Presidents who had a birth parent of non-U.S. citizenship?

Hillary would make a good SoS, but I wish she weren't the choice for one reason

Marx was wrong?

TIME's Mark Halperin: 'Extreme Pro-Obama Media Bias A Disgusting Failure'

Is Hillary The First White Female Secretary Of State?

Sunday Times (UK): Long-range love of Obama’s absent mother

Why Presidents don't fly first class commercial....

Oy vey! Sun-Times OpEd on Michelle Obama's butt "it is a solid, round, black, class-A boo-tay"

The coolest car I have ever seen .... times four!

What happened to trusting Obama?

Now that the election's over will we ever know the truth?

Happy Thanksgiving Everyone !!!

Number of juveniles held at Guantanamo almost twice official Pentagon figure

Joe the Plumber Lands Book Deal

Obama makes public stop in Chicago

Shias stage protests against Iraq-US pact

Business big shot: Arianna Huffington, online entrepreneur

GM bailout money used to beef up GM Brazil

Former Regulator: Clear Fraud in Financial Crisis -- Why Isn't Anyone in Jail?

Greg Craig's controversial foreign ties

Evo Pays a Socialist Call: Bolivia's Morales Makes Most of First D.C. Visit

UK militant 'killed in Pakistan'

Obama Economic Plan Aims for 2.5M New Jobs by 2011 (Weekly Address)

Cheeks Kilpatrick mum about vote over Dingell post (Payback for Kwame?)

UK militant 'killed in Pakistan'

Obama names longtime spokesman Gibbs press chief

Small (Westboro Baptist) protest precedes Grosse Pointe Farms school's play ("The Laramie Project")

3rd Lawsuit Claims Election-Night Police Abuse

U.S. Muslim Leaders Denounce al Qaeda's Slur Toward Obama

Islamic militants join hunt for pirates in Somalia

Obama economic plan aims for 2.5M new jobs by 2011 (radio address)

GM board hasn't ruled out bankruptcy as an option

Summers to Be Top White House Economic Adviser at NEC

Minn. Senate Race Tightens In Recount

U.S. Govt workers punished in oil-sex scandal

U.S. Govt workers punished in oil-sex scandal

Iraq warns of consequences of early U.S. pullout

Carter, Annan, others refused entry to Zimbabwe

Techies jailed for stealing secrets

Obama low key but active in auto rescue

Dillard's To Cut Jobs

A fearful end to Sri Lanka's war?

Bush assails US Congress on trade pacts

Malaysia outlaws yoga for Muslims

Ford mulls corporate jet sale (they have 5)

'Israel spy' put to death in Iran

Argentine man kills himself on TV

Vatican Forgives John Lennon for Jesus Quip

2 shot at Southcenter Mall (Tukwila, WA)

The Seven Deadly Deficits

Landmine treaty being ignored, 5,400 killed or injured in 2007: report

New Poll Causes Repubs to Flex Legislative Muscles

Useless GOP Poll, or Some Excited School Kids: Make the Call

Colombia's Laboratory of Failure (The NYT Comes Out for Corporate Profits Over Human Rights)

IRAQ: Thousands march to protest Status of Forces Agreement

Theater of War: Portrait of a Homeland Security State [Photo Slideshow Included]

Midnight Hour

Tom Hayden: Frankenstein in Mesopotamia

Sarah Palin's Greatest 'Gift' to America: Ruining Thanksgiving!

The Shout Heard Round the World: Obama as Global Leader

ANALYSIS / Is Obama's Mideast peace platform coming into focus?

Gail Collins: Time for Him to Go

Secrets Of The CIA: the stories of former agents who dared to break away

Beaten, Tortured and Sentenced 25-to-Life for Minor Drug Offense

Mark Shields to Nat'l Univ. of Ireland : Obama has ‘already brought change’

A Sarah Palin Thanksgiving

52 whales die in mass stranding in Australia

A Turkey By Any Other Description - Is Still the Governor of Alaska

Misperceptions and Wishful Thinking in the "Big 3" bailout debate.


Mort Kondracke blames talk radio for GOP perils

Why the Geithner Pick Is Even Better Than You Think

Why We're Rescuing Wall Street and Not the Auto Industry: Citigroup Versus General Motors

Obama’s win a nightmare for al-Qaida

No help for GM? North-Central Indiana braces for economic catastropy.

They Chose a School, Now the Obamas Must Choose a Church

Kucinich Fights to save 4000 jobs at National City Bank

The Little Match Seller

Saxby Chambliss misquotes Greenspan while trying to defend his own gaffe.

A warning to all politicians... be ever vigilant ~ We are watching !


Obama and al-Qaeda

Dick Cheney Indictment Hearings Just Getting Started

Rachel Maddow & Richard Engel talk about the new agreement b/t Iraq and the US

Tribute to BHO, JFK, & MLK: Barack Obama, Erykah Badu, MLK, and JFK cry for action

Barack Obama Elementary School

Jobless Claims Jump to 16-year High

Countdown: Bushed! Nov. 21, 2008: Blackwater in legal jeopardy for killings in Iraq?

TYT: Why Did Al Qaida Call Obama A 'House Negro'?

Tom Clay..What The World Needs Now (Abraham,Martin and John)

Gore can 'barely contain' excitement about Obama

Rachel Maddow Show: Jonathan Turley on Pardons 'Can Bush Pardon Himself?' - 11/21

The Magic Loogie

Weekly Address. Economy: Of the People, By the People.

What Would Jesus Buy? (Trailer)

The new Prime Minister is...uh...I dunno: New U.S. Administration to clean up the mess

Wasilla Turkey Massacre II: Conservative group releases a Thanksgiving-themed ad thanking Palin

ChangeDotGov: Inside the Transition: Your thoughts on energy and the environment

Obamas Chose Private Sidwell Friends School

CBS News announces JFK's death

Margaret Cho's Prop 8 Song

The Secret Government - Constitution in Crisis p1

Unity March in Hardwick, New Jersey - "Heal the World with Me"

John F Kennedy's Warning To Us All ....

Bush UNDERSTANDS the painful effects of the financial crisis. He UNDERSTANDS. He REALLY UNDERSTANDS.

The Coolest Prez Ever? Can He Kick It? Yes He Can!

Cenk On The Palin Turkey Interview

Fox News: Bill Richardson is Just a Token Hispanic

George Carlin~Words that Hide the Truth~

DoD confirms computer virus in networks

Army report shows chemicals at burn pit site

Maryland lt. gov. in running for VA secretary

Mother held in fire that killed her children

Study links heart disease, Agent Orange toxin

Christmas trees free for Bragg families

Activists show patience on repealing gay ban

Ga. voters can get ballots online for runoff

Pakistan army stages UAV shoot-down exercise

Strike group’s ships home for holiday — except 1

Unique journey for unique warship

Naval hospital recognizes caregivers

4 Marines plead not guilty in murders

Pendleton gunny dies in Iraq

Marine accused of desertion posts $5,000 bail

Noise issue delays Eglin JSF basing decision

Air Force says JAG ruling sets bad precedent

Plans solidify for new B-52 squadron at Minot

Paternity leave policy in effect

U.S. soldiers, Iraqis sound off on deal

MWR workers collect post allowance back pay

Abbas says Israel has proposed Jerusalem concessions in the past

ANALYSIS / Is Obama's Mideast peace platform coming into focus?

U.S. radar soon to be operational in Israel

Gazans Resist by Surviving

JFK (1991) :X:

Rape trial at Lakenheath could extend to Monday

Gas price policy has motorists enraged

Missile Strike Kills Wanted Militants

Soldier accused of rape apologizes in South Korean court

Filner Advocates 'De-Boot Camp' for GIs

Gen. Casey Discusses Role of the Army

Islamists Say They'll Take on Pirates

No Patriot Express during holiday weeks

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Future Leaders

Boeing to Lead UAV Aerial Refueling Demo

Contractors will lose immunity in deal

Assassination as Official Israeli Policy

Defense contractor charged with murder

US Develops Tiny Flying Robots

The Wall

DOD won’t re-route ships

AAFES gas prices stagnant in Germany

AP Video Link: Fla. Governor Calls for Ban on Turtle Harvesting

How the Rich Are Destroying the Earth

Wind turbines to help rural townships (PA)

France Raises Solar Feed-in Tariffs; New York SEIA Calls for FITs

Guy files global warming lawsuit with International Criminal Court

Could Falling Oil Prices Stall Oil Sands Projects?

Kulongoski lobbies to bring China's new hybrid car to Oregon

Another Bush Legacy - Largest Open Pit Cyanide Gold MineTo Western Shoshone!!!

Snow in New South Wales - a week before summer

We need a Manhattan Project for energy

Surprise drop in power use worries utilities

Mish likes gold now.

Horse and Buggy Manufacturers Seek Fed Assistance

The Truth About Bailouts

Congressman Sander Levin's statement on why we need to support domestic auto makers:

Downey Savings and Loan thanks for the memories!

30 reasons for Great Depression 2 by 2011

3 more bank failures yesterday

Locking in the Loot at the Reagan Library

Need a loan? Microfinance in America. (Bernanke speech and other info)

Insight on why we bailed out Wall Street but are bad-mouthing Mainstreet

Every Stock Mutual Fund Has Lost Money in 2008, Except One

Why is bailing out Citigroup a priority, but not GM or Ford

Video: Together We Made History

Below are the top stories of the week from Capitol Hill.

Today in labor history Nov 21, strikes and protests against high prices during the Civil War

Today in labor history Nov 22 the “Uprising of the 20,000,” female garment workers went on strike

NYT: N.F.L. Players Union Could Use the Help of Miller

Actors Union, Studios Meet With Mediator on Contract Stalemate

MSNBC: 'Card check' best hope for auto workers union?

Wal-Mart, GE don't want union to protect workers

Labor board OKs $16 million settlement in 2001 union complaint against Midwest Generation

Swift meatpacking workers vote to join union

Fired in Montana, N.Y. miner hopes to strike gold in Nevada

Union linked to anti-Wal-Mart efforts in Chandler

CNN Money: Unemployed? More help for you

NFL Shutdown in 2011?

Blaming Labor

Texans donated big money to ban Calif. gay weddings

Prop. 8 divides Bay Area Catholics

Socialism and Homosex

What makes a relationship work?

Velvet Revolution Calls on CA Secretary of State to Investigate Prop 8 Vote!

A Letter to My Brother Newt Gingrich

Gay relationships are less mired in deception according to multiple studies.

Activists show patience on repealing gay ban (xpost from Veterans)

Run with this quote

Prince, bad; guitarist from Guns N Roses, good. (No musical commentary here...)

You too can be a WASOTSI. Although the freepers will call you a got-damn stinkin 'sot.

Love for All

Both sides in California's Prop. 8 battle look ahead to 2010

Colombia's Laboratory of Failure (The NYT Comes Out for Corporate Profits Over Human Rights)

Evo Pays a Socialist Call: Bolivia's Morales Makes Most of First D.C. Visit

Correa demands FARC release hostage from Ecuador

Prensa Latina News-Chile/Mex Warn of Soc. Collapse, DR Nationalizes Oil Company, Bush Protested

Hugo Chávez and the U.S. Media

Curlin retired to Lanes End

Who Wins Tomorrow: Jets Or Titans?

Like, I'm supposed to root for OU two weeks in a row???

Jimmy Connors arrested in Santa Barbara

Shonn Greene of Iowa for Heisman.


Hey Pitt---Avatars?

How bout those Oklahoma City Thunder?!?! Bwahahahaha

Pomegranate juice +Calcium channel blockers = NO

Realy cool conversation about NDE's and OBE's in GD

hmmm, is my grandson psychic?

Anybody want to share the tricks you use to feel stronger?

New message from Matthew -

coming to theatres soon...pluto in capricorn

I got a totally cool reading from the Mystical Chicks!

It's been a while

Eligibility question about the December contest...

Red Tide: UAE East Coast

Mark Bittman's Bad Kitchen

Talk to me about Venison, please!

Does anyone make yogurt?

Religious or not: DUers, I need help on a theology report

Did anyone hear about this psychologist who had a near-death experience

Coolest ever! You can sign up for Aurora Borealis alerts!

NIST Releases Final Report on WTC 7 - November 20, 2007

If people like the Obamas continue to dodge public schools....

Why Bush Can’t Allow Habeas Corpus – And Why we Need to Leave Afghanistan

New House voting technology may not end ghost voting

Help, please! getting iexplore.exe error message upon logging off...

Good software to back up to WD external harddrive?

Does anyone know how to use Open Office....

Foreign policy thoughts that have been out there

Still 1 kitten looking for a home in SE Wisconsin