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Archives: November 9, 2008

A stroll down memory lane

Bill Maher - "America..picked a black man to clean up it's mess"

$2.3 million in gift cards to be given to county empolyees despite $58 million loss


most Christians today can be more accurately described as Paulians.

FReepers must have fed the hamsters

My first boyfriend was a Mormon.

californians voted "yes" on prop 8. nobody else. if you want to boycott anyone, boycott california.

I hate it when that happens,

Republicans surprised everyone in 1994 and 2002. What about 2010?

Can we please create a "Can we please have a Prop 8 Forum?"...Forum?

Very well, why isn't there a classic cinema forum?


When we talk about Prop. 8, how about we talk about everything but race?

LDS Church made several direct donations supporting Prop 8

Ha! Its STILL not okay to say anything against the Iraq invasion in Freeperville!

OK. Prop 8 Passed. It sucks. What (IF anything) can DU members do NOW to stop this crime???

All the DNC organizers received termination letters today!!!!

In secret agreement, Shell nets 25-year monopoly on S. Iraq's gas...

CNN Special Invest., "MLK Words That Changed A Nation," is on now.

Some great Op Eds today: Kennedy and Gore

How about appointing Lieberman to something?

Secret Service says Palin is a factor in death threats against Obama

D.C. area residents field calls from friends, family hoping for place to stay during inauguration

Media Matters: All over but the lying

Obama promises to overturn Bush Administration executive orders

Mormons = The New Scientologists

China Announces $586 Billion Stimulus Plan

Uncounted ballots unlikely to reverse Proposition 8

Indiana Presidential vote

****Official: Washington Journal throw up thread****

Obama and Russian president Medvedev chat on phone

Joe the Plumber is yesterday - this is Sam the Hanky's time

Joe the Plumber, a recipient of Welfare: now that's a wingnut. (Video)

Philosophical question.....why should we concern ourselves with issues

Impeachment Now More Than Ever!!

Theoretical "BREAKING NEWS": California votes to ban interracial marriage

I don't know about you... but I DO NOT want Gates to stay on.....

Not every Mormon agreed with Prop 8

In honor of the most recent DU witch hunt I offer myself for a public stoning

Interesting catch 22

They're turning on each other now and I'm lovin' it

So how come everyone kind of laughs at Scientology and gives Mormons a pass...

What to do with Joe the Republican poodle.

I'm Curious: Do We Have Any Mormon Members Of DU? If You're One, Please Check In!

Joe Trippi appreciation thread.

Pelosi gets more clout, big test of leadership

Thank You Arianna

Tom Brokaw stop begging for Rethugs

5fer: Barracuda "train wreck." Tina's $6M. STREISAND Shrub-hater. Roseanne old hippies IN. Clint OUT

Atty Gen Ashcroft Loses Job for Standing up for our Constitution? - Bush History, 11/9

But, but, I really didn't mean he pals around with terrorists.....

Job number one: Justice.

Christmas sales already started. Quite a few in my Sunday paper.

AP video: Palin Denounces Her Critics As Cowardly

Comparing Obama With Reagan Has NOTHING To Do With Ideology

Juan Cole: Palin Attacks Provoked Assassination Plots on Obamas

LDS Church agrees to be outlawed forever if a majority votes to outlaw it

George Bush got a six-year 'honeymoon period" from the press....

George Bush got a six-year 'honeymoon period" from the press....

Uhmm, I have a question...

Uhmm, I have a question...

Excellent Liebermann cartoon

Being in DC for the inauguration

OK where's those DUzies?

this a.m. on Wash. Journal a caller asked 2 guests about Saudi women

Dear Bush/Cheney Families…

You know, there is a GLBT forum. And a California forum.

A British view of Fox "News"

An Artist in Exile Tests India’s Democratic Ideals

LoL, my Republican leaning dad.

And You Thought Obama's Virginia Victory Was Surprising!!!

2 Clergymen Arrested After Brawl Between Monks Next to Jesus' Tomb Site

VA "Shreddergate" story about veterans is growing larger

Who knew? I actually just watched a segment on CNN called

The increasingly whiny Norm Coleman.....

UBS: ex-executive renounced $10M in exit pay

Obama positioned to reverse Bush actions

Nader has become REALLY Irrelevant...he was on National TV this AM and not one Post on his sorry ass

Will Bush Advisors Ever Answer For Torture - Can Barack Obama Undo Bush's Tangled Legal Legacy?

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

Does anyone have any infromation on Inauguration Day activities

I have a question about the Fairness Doctrine

Obama = Reagan

My obligatory plug: DIVER DAN on this week's IDIOT BOX.

Remove Lieberman from ALL Domestic Security and National Security Roles

John Nichols: Virginia Bigot Loses

So...does the election of Obama put the old white boy power structure

AK-SEN; Begich may still win -- 81,000 votes still uncounted!

Behind the Scenes with Obama: Election Night Photos on Flickr

Stem Cell research needs to be a top priority

If Lieberman caucuses with the Republicans, will he have seniority based on

Asshole on CNN just said in answer to what can you do with your budget.

China Unveils $586 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan

Nate Silver: Uncounted Votes May Push Begich Past Stevens

Frank Schaeffer wrote this on October 8, 2008

Strange shite in the Alaska Senate race.....

Drop in oil price bodes ill for Palin.

Dodd going WOBBLY on LIEberman

Supply and Demand my ass

Former Rep. Mark Foley to appear on 'Today'

No More Mr Nice Gay' as Mormons Face Vote Backlash...

A very nice opinion piece by Alaska's former AIP governor,

64% of Republicans want Palin to run in 2012 -- 91% have "favorable" opinion of her

The haunted polling booth

Nature appears to be once again proud to be an American

Wall Streetwalkers: The Sleazy Lehman Brothers Subsidiary - A MUST Read

What % of this country makes up the Republican base?

There is some good gay news, ya know.

Among the priorities of the Obama Administration needs to be...

Opinions on Lenovo ThinkCentre M55 8810-94U Intel Desktop PC for $449

The Republican Party is defunct in New England. Dead as a certain pining parrot.

Racism played big part in Obama MO loss

The 2008 Electoral Map if only Young People Voted

OK time to boycott Austria- WTF??

Right-wing media feeds its post-election anger

A thought on why oil and gas prices sky rocketed and why they are coming down...

Supreme Court - How long until older liberal Justices step down?

Happy Sunday Morning D.U. George & Paul have a song for you

Happy Sunday Morning D.U. George & Paul have a song for you

Eight Years of Outrage: The most apalling snapshot of the Bush years.....

The Mormon Church was behind 9-11...1857

This is serious-please if anyone can answer, please do

Unintentionally - She needs to be in jail

"Shall We Vote On YOUR Marriage Now?"

Renaissance for rail

I do love the Anchorage Daily News - What's Ahead for Sarah

Utah's Catholic bishop: "We stand with our Mormon friends against gay marriage!"

Will Obama appoint Mr. Justice Rough to the SC?

Marriage should be between one man and as many wives as he wants!

Why are the Republicans being so concilatory with Obama ??

Impeach Bush Before He Pardons Himself

Outlawing Mississippi Enthusiasm for Obama

Mini Nuclear Plants to Power 20,000 Homes

Photoshop masters, PLEASE! Barack Obama as Dr. Who, and The Federation Starship NCC-2008 Obama

How Do I Thank Thee, Sarah Palin? You Betcha!

Heres one you might want to bookmark, if you haven't already

How will W fuck the country in the ass his last months in office?

Vatican to push women to wear the veil (like the Taliban)

Do you think Gay Marriage will end up before the United States Supreme Courts?

Ahaaa Shit! Reid is going to wuss out AGAIN.

"OK, who's responsible for this cruel mean-spirited joke putting BLUE balloons in my office...?"

Will President Obama dial back or end the failed war on drugs?

What I am learning about The Great Depression

Anybody listen to "To the Best of Our Knowledge"?

Jesus approves homosexuality, says gays *will* be raptured...

Let freedom RING: bloggers invited to give a middle finger to Prop 8

Now that the election is over....

Catholic bishop accepts right of voters to OUTLAW catholic church via elections -

A few photos: A funeral, a football game, and celebrating a new President

Reid on Lieberman: ‘I didn’t like what he did…but he is one of the most progressive people’ from CT.

Dr. Dean laughs last (a view from the right)

Monks brawl at Christian holy site in Jerusalem

*IF* "former comedian Al Franken" ... *THEN* former bug killer Tom Delay ... and former .....

Asphalt shortage delays road repairs nationwide

What time Monday is Obama's meeting with Shrub?...

Ahnold on CNN this morning..

Before you spout off about what a right wing stooge Rahm Emanuel is

Coltan - Roots Of Congo Atrocities & War Lie Inside Your Cell Phone (Thanks hatrack)

Goodbye, Sarah Palin--and Thank You! (Proud Parenting)

So, did the Sunday Morning Punditry commit mass hara-kiri today?

The absolute disaster of the Proposition 8 results has many parents

He had a dream.

I just got a call from sarah palin! Looking for some expensive clothes she had ditched somewhere.

During the worst of the Clinton persecution....

Farrakhan speaking live on election of Obama

What's going to come out about the Bush regime after Jan 20...?

Ultra Top Secret Massage For Plan 9 From Outer Space

KO Special on now - Countdown to November 4

See you all later!

Young voters have some clout, and they used it

FBI kept file on author David Halberstam....

"This Modern World" finally explains it all.

You know, there is a Louisiana forum. And a Poverty forum. And a Race/Equality forum.

Yes or No. Do you think Prop 8 will be overturned?

10/08 HEADLINE: Mormons Outside California Recruited For Prop. 8

Well, I was wrong about the demise of Jim Robinson's FreeRepublic....

Mini nuclear plants to power 20,000 homes

The tricke down effect

Do you ever wonder what the dumb ass reasons are behind opposition to gay marriage?

And NOT Just At Gitmo

They're playing 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' on AMC

When does the Obama thermometer come down? The fist bump drive has begun -

It bothers me that 57 Million Americans voted McCain Palin

Companies that do business with the government must DIVEST THEMSELVES

If you're going to fight for what you believe in, fight for what you BELIEVE in

If more people had the determination to stand up like the Proposition 8 protesters in CA

Call and write you Senator's, and Harry ried, and let them know how you fell about lieberman

So since our new President can multi task

Oh, goodness, this juicy little tidbit from Celtic Diva

Calling all Hillbillies

Do we have another Kennedy?

Farewell to a Great Soldier

Does anybody have a link to the story of the Obama supporters being accosted in Florida?

PZ Myers on the irony of the Mormons' meddling in Prop 8

Reminder: Obama on 60 Minutes Tonight

Should Iraq, Afghanistan and/or Syria petition

For my 20,000th post, I want to tell you all

Send Chambliss packing, back Jim Martin in the runoff election in Georgia.

An English journalist covers the Obama victory - side splittingly funny

Would you be happy if Stevens, Souter, Ginsburg and Breyer all step down on January 21st?

DUzy Awards for week ending Nov. 8th

The Final Abuse Of Power, The Planned Bush Self-Pardon

It was good enough for Bush it's good enough for the North American carmakers, they have to

We were making fun of some life-long Dems who voted against Obama because he's black.

NY Times: "Show Me The Money."

Senators vs. Governors

Labor Group Opposes Wal-Mart Canada's Bank Application

Labor Group Opposes Wal-Mart Canada's Bank Application

Ohio State Gives President Pay Increase, Bonus

Just got home from my Freeper Son's house and he said on the night of the election

I can't help it

Just wondering what you think of this possibility that I saw on a yahoo group I am in.

Just wondering what you think of this possibility that I saw on a yahoo group I am in.

Is is just me or does Bob Schieffer have no analytical skills at all?

Killer computer virus has been launched (no kidding)

First Bush-Obama Meeting: Hard Feelings and Hand Sanitizer

Dear GOP - Say Hello To OBAMA'S NSA-FBI-CIA! Can you hear me now?

Lieberman Aide: Booting Him Would Be Putting Politics Ahead Of Nation's Safety

Uninsured flock by the hundreds to a remote corner of Virginia for the chance to see a doctor

I'm jonesing for my DUzy awards. n/t

Did Bob Novak's hit and run victim ever receive justice?

Beijing to pump 4tn yuan ($586 billion) into economy to offset fall in exports

Beijing to pump 4tn yuan ($586 billion) into economy to offset fall in exports

AIG board nears approval of revised Fed plan: report

If Lieberman ISN'T punished, won't that make Reid powerless and irrelevant?

Hyundai, Chrysler in talks as GM pulls out

Sarah Palin offered $2 million to appear in porn film

Scientists discover plant that produces diesel-like substance

Brookings Institution Panel on Presidential Transition (Friday)

Each day from July through September, more than 2,700 Americans lost their homes in foreclosure

President-elect Obama should use hand sanitizer pre-emptively before he meets with Bush tomorrow....

Huckabee's Band -The Little Rockers

In honor of Likudnik Rahm Immanuel getting chief of staff job, throw a few bucks J Street's way

Great photo set of Obama and crew election night, watching the returns

Hollywood's Reel Bad Arabs - Jack Shaheen

Interesting Alaskan opinions on Ted Stevens

An auto industry bailout will not change the fact that they can't compete.

The World's First Temple Turkey's 12,000-year-old stone

The World's First Temple Turkey's 12,000-year-old stone

I am truly looking forward to watching Obamas girls grow up in the white house...

Could Joe Lieberman be relied up on to vote with Dems on a health care proposal?

Could Joe Lieberman be relied up on to vote with Dems on a health care proposal?

OMG! Obama is going to take my 401 K! OMG! OMG!

Norm Coleman's campaign: Lawsuit's purpose is "to make sure that there is genuine ballot integrity"

Hope from my TN Republican Brother in law

Toronto Sun: Elephant runs out of room

Who's watching 60 Minutes?

All the things the $$$ the Mormons and Catholics spent

Schwarzenegger's "big advantage"..."I can get back into the bedroom."

How does one prove "an establishment of religion"?


Fear is how some live. Of gays,blacks,communists,next door neighbours,etc.

National Review letter writer - we were mowed down by "Dean machine"

'We feel about her the way you feel about the Queen' (Guardian UK visits Wasilla)

John Nichols: Virginia Bigot Loses

NJ Councilman Steven Lipski arrested for urinating on club guests from second floor balcony

Who Sarah Palin's been palling around with... remember "Witch Smeller" Muthee? There's more...

Who Sarah Palin's been palling around with... remember "Witch Smeller" Muthee? There's more...

Time to play "Spot The Elitist"

What effect does Prop 8 have on Gay Divorces?

Gore: Internet Revolution that Elected Obama Could Save Earth

Important announcement on inaugural tickets. Please keep this kicked

What should Obama's first action be after he is sworn in? I say issue an executive

Panasonic-Sanyo to dominate sector / Creation of massive firm tipped to shake up electronics-manufac

Bail out the automakers IF...

Down and Out in Beverly Hills: Rolexes, Picassos, Ferraris Hit Pawn Shops

What I would like to see during the first weeks of an Obama administration

Is the inauguration going to be even better than election night?

Ron Prentice Gets Rich Fighting Gay Marriage (Prop 8 sponsor lining own pockets?)

Watching Them Squirm: Is Fox News Abandoning the Mob It Created?

Banks tighten screws and draw up secret blacklists (Times of London)

Harry Reid, WTF? Been out all day - reading the link below - can't get it!

I feel sorry for children of Mormon parents

To those crying "racism" when discussing the minority vote and Prop 8:

Slain dad taught boy, 8, how to use guns

Please repost Mormon businesses to boycott.


What group, formal or otherwise, most embodies the Democratic Party of 2008?

What group, formal or otherwise, most embodies the Democratic Party of 2008?

Wanna bail out the big three automakers

4 yrs ago, After shaking Obama's hand Bush took a big dollop of hand sanitizer

I just want to say "Thank you" to my unknown benefactor...

Open Letter to the Brave LDS Supporters of Marriage Equality

Why NASCAR and not GT or Le Mans?

I always thought marriage was a CULTURAL institution, not a religious institution.

* Update* -- Yes We Can!

Did Al Franken (sp) race ever get called?

The Obamas make tuna salad, talk about favorite foods

Inland checkpoints by Border Patrol on Olympic Peninsula: 41,912 checked; 100 apprehended

U.S. marines' move to Guam might be delayed

U.S. marines' move to Guam might be delayed

True or False: Many Republicans like Obama as much as Democrats do...

Third time the charm? Senate races for 2010

Preview for Witness to Jonestown - Premiers tonight at 9PM ET on MSNBC

The Biggest Problem We Face.

This is vaguely disturbing

Frank Rich nails it - again

MSNBC's False Attacks on Young Voters

"He's Not My President" & "He's Still Not My President" Can Now Be Replaced

***RADICAL FRINGE TOON*** Sun 11/9/08 **spit take advisory in effect**

What rights do gay, committed couples not have in California that married folks do?

How can love ever be a bad thing ....

LAT Spanks Limbaugh (& Hannity) For Peddling "SHAMELESS" Lies About Obama

GOP leader: Rebuild party based on 'sanctity of marriage'

5 new anti-choice "Democrat" reps elected, bringing total to 31

"Marriage" is a RELIGOUS concept. In Mexico there are TWO ceremonies

Dikshit to file nomination papers today

Look, I'm not the admin, I'm not a mod, but I'm going to say this

OMG Jamie Gorelick Attorney general? Fannie Mae and the Sept. 11 commission

Am I the only one watching "Masterpiece" PBS...God on trial

Jim Jones was a Republican

Next time a Mormon comes to my door, I'm giving them 15 seconds to get the fuck off my front porch

I have been reading the (Mormon) Forums

Palin returns to a changed Alaska: urges let bygones be bygones, doncha know!

Obama: "I believe marriage is between a man and a woman. I am not in favor of gay marriage."

Is homophobia genetic or learned?

CNN Video: Feeding the homeless is the last wish of an 11-year-old dying of leukemia

Obama Weighs Quick Undoing of Bush Policy

The silver lining behind the votes in California and Florida

Can Stephen Colbert do the next White House correspondence dinner again?

"No stealing the "W" keys on the typewriters .... "

Paul Krugman coming up on Lou Dobbs/ CNN directly nt

San Diego, Los Angeles Prop. 8 protests draw 10,000 each

NYT op-ed, The Climate for Change, by Al Gore: Same steps solve climate, economic, energy crises

I can't believe that Rahm Emanuel is so....

How do I search DU; GD/P for November 2004? I can't seem to search prior to 2005?

Hey Mitt Romney ... what do you have to say for your freakin' church?

Hey Mitt Romney ... what do you have to say for your freakin' church?

If you dislike Rahm Emanuel, why not send a message to Obama?

Stars&Stripes: DOD tried to surpress troop election reactions

With all the 2012 stuff going around the media

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings - Maya Angelou

Russian President Calls Obama; Kremlin Describes Upbeat Talk

Olympia Snowe/Schwartznegger/Specter v. Limbaugh/Boehner/Palin

Sunday talk show lineup for November 9 (Wow! No Sarah Palin... again...)

WHAT no new SNL?

Harry Reid caving in on his threat to remove Joe Lieberman as Homeland Security chair

Help Help Want to Believe

Will the SS spend our money for private jet charter for W the next 10 yrs?

The New Tool of The GOP

Should there be $200 and/or $500 bills?

The President-elect is pretty much always person of the year

Will the DNC be tasked with rebutting every smear job thrown at Obama ?

CNN Special Invest., "MLK Words That Changed A Nation," is on now.

Good article on Canadian military history in the Sunday Times.

My uber-conservative friend that wrote in Ron Paul and thinks Alan Keyes is a genius

Freepers: "A Marxist tsunami cannot quench the flames of freedom"

Dupe Delete

Is it wrong to depise Republicans' fake reverance toward Obama's victory? A whole lot?

Rahm Emanuel's Plan

gay bigotry crosses ALL spectrums -- political

GRRRR!!!!! Another reason I STILL hate these people!

The Perils of 'Populist Chic'

The Hedge Fund Business Explained

No Whitman.,,,but if you want a former GOP Gov from NJ watch for Tom Kean

So regarding green jobs what can Obama do?

Sarah Palin: Psycho Hose Beast? You make the call...

NY Times: Repugs suddenly backing off harsh anti-Obama rhetoric

Did we find out how much money Obama raised in October?

Did anyone else witness the rich irony of Pat Robertson on Larry King Live

Calls for inauguration tickets through the roof (Trib)

Does anyone know of any electoral vote sites that now include Nebraska's electoral vote for Obama?

John Podesta: Obama's 'diverse' team

Can everyone please stop picking on Sarah?

Anyone seen Grovelbot???

Good Sunday morning! Here's a sweet factoid to start your day!

A picture that will make republican blood pressure rise

Uh oh, looks like Freeperville is coming back up.

McCain to sit down with Leno in first post-election TV appearance - Is this the 'Letterman Effect?"

If the Repubs decide they DO want Palin '12 after all, how do they keep her in the news?

Rahm Emanuel INTERVIEW- 10AM EST on ABC

Sunday Papers Chicago -- Cross post Illinois

Sunday Papers Chicago -- Cross post Illinois

Rahm Emanuel as Chief of Staff - a good idea

self delete

Racism at its worst: YouTube video ID's race of teacher critical of McCain for no other reason...

Ok , guys , I am woried sick about 2012 , talk me down

local Chicago news programs are fun! The reporters are so excited. So much

Chicago Trib: Michelle Obama blazes a new trail

The Best of the Obamas on Larry King Live tonight at 9pm ET

Great Slide Show of Obama's Victory Speech

Paul Volcker for Treasury Secretary

Lieberman Aide: Booting Him Would Be Putting Politics Ahead Of Nation's Safety

The Jonestown suicide is on GEM$NBC now

Obama's Press Conference the other day ---

Alice Walker`s message to President Obama

With Rahm Emmanuel as CoS, who will take Obama's Senate Seat?

LGBT community, They will come around.

Executive Orders signed by BushCo that Obama can undo (website)

Can't resist singing this old song.

A Doctor, a Mutation and a Potential Cure for HIV/AIDS

I found these nifty Instructions for Filing a Complaint with IRS regarding LDS's 501(c)(3) status

What do you think you will never see in the U.S but hope you are wrong...

Can't resist singing this old song.

How will military greet Obama?

Obama to reverse Bush Executive orders ie: climate change, stem cell, etc

'Child-witches' of Nigeria seek refuge


what is the true story of mccain's wartime record?

Golden Gate Bridge to get suicide net to catch would-be jumpers

Fareed Zakaria on This Week. He is really high on Larry Summers

Lieberman Aide: Booting Him Would Be Putting Politics Ahead Of Nation's Safety

Obamamania is still sweeping Chicago, my Walgreens sold out of 500 Sun-Times by 7:00 AM today. . .

Transition Team Co-Chair Valerie Jarrett vs Tom Brokaw, I love her!

Ubuntu Obama Wallpaper

Democrat Perriello claims win in Va. 5th (would make 256 Dem House majority)

60 Senators or not, if Republicans continue to filibuster all the time, Pres. Obama needs to

Its pretty clear from Rahm's This Week appearance: Rahm works FOR Obama (Great Choice)

Why is it we don't have $10 billion to expand early childhood education, yet we burn $10B/mo in Iraq

Right-wing media feeds its post-election anger

Obama must move quickly on all fronts

DNC Remains Committed to 50 State Strategy: Just Without These Organizers?

Turkish muslims celebrate Obama victory and ward off bad luck *WARNING*

Who will head up Michelle's staff? Any news on that?

Question: After the last 10 years why should ANYONE think the GOP will be cooperative on ANYTHING?!?

I hope that President elect Obama kills the patriot act and closes guantanamo!

DU this LIEberman poll....

How long should you keep your Obama sign up?

I'm going to beat this into the ground today: Elizabeth Dole didn't lose because Obama's Black

Obama’s 1994 speech telling (plus full audio file)

*** DUzy Awards for week ending November 7, 2008 ***

Question: Why Can't Barack Obama "Seal the Deal"? Post your favorite image.

Obama needs a lot of leeway -- But we should not allow him to surrender to the elites

Write Senator Reid and your State's Senators asking them to strip Lieberman of his Chairmanships

Harsh Words About Obama? Never Mind Now

Bill Kristol admitted the GOP strategy through the years: Petty Maliciousness

Bill Kristol admitted the GOP strategy through the years: Petty Maliciousness

Obama steering clear of Dems battle over Lieberman

So what do we tell the 13 year old gay kid?

Encourage Sarah Palin to run in 2012 - Join OPERATION LEPER!

Jon Meacham (editor of Newsweek) just said on MTP that McCain ran a very noble campaign!

I'm curious to hear from DUers who are K-12 teachers

Please edumacate me: What makes Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg

The Fall: John McCain’s choices ("I will never let ambition overcome principle. Never Never Never")

Best Freudian slip EVER

So if Norm Coleman was 600 votes behind, you think he'd concede the election

Freeper still thinks Obama won't be president because electors will consider him "illegal alien"!

"We are not going to accept the staus quo."

On Obama Administration purity trolling.

The 8 years of National Constipation will be over come Jan 20 2009 Thank God

How'd it go for the guy who wanted to be (GOP) rather than (Republican) on the ballot?

Would Christine Todd Whitman be worthy of a Cabinet position??

I find myself in strong agreement with republicans

What should be done with Joe Liebermann?

Obama coming in with a bad economy makes his chances of re-election great.

On store shelves, stealthy shrinking of containers keeps prices from rising

If you knew about...Obama's support...for a congressional bill to outlaw "workers' rights"

Which story would you like the GOP-controlled media to cover?

Carry on

SUNDAY PROJECT: Find the bitterest conservative YouTube bloggers and post them here!

The More Things Change

The Debate: Should Obama put certain things off for now or go for it?

Dream Team

One question that Obama and Emanuel have now both dodged

Why does Mel Martinez hate America?

Economy won't stop Obama's priorities, aides say

Gallup - Favoribility of The President-Elect: Favorable 70(unchanged), Unfavorable 25(unchanged)

President Obama: Please release the Gitmo slaves

Listening to Rahm Emanuel's interviews. It doesn't sound like Obama is going

Andy Card is an ungracious little prick.

Obama vows change in U.S. policy on Cuba

Obama camp debating whether to go for "Big Bang" or for incremental change?

Lieberman Aide: Booting Him Would Be Putting Politics Ahead Of Nation's Safety

Ballot By Ballot, Victor To Emerge (The Next Steps In The Franken\Coleman Race)

Patriots who took it in the chin we'd like to see in President Obama's administration

Fellow College Kids, Let's Demand our $4,000 Credit...but only if NathanCummings gets Left Behind!

How my northern Dallas precinct became an island of blue in a sea of red

Steal my flag ...

Send this video to your worried Pub co-workers and friends.

Drat, now I'm bored.

Flashback: Another Obama supporter brags about his promised $4,000 to students

Fellow college students, let's demand that our promised $4,000 credit not be delayed

Hey Nate, Obama hasn't taken the oath of office yet.

palin 2012 will be a DIFFERENT campaign and she will be a DIFFERENT CANDIDATE than in 2008


Did anyone ever ask Palin what therapy her Downs baby is recieving?

Let's pretend we're "scared" of Sarah Palin in 2012.

And he's back. Nathan that is.

Obama Positioned to Quickly Reverse Bush Actions

Another vitally important opinion about the dog: The Obamas MUST

NathanCummiiiiings come out to play-yay!

What Kind of Community or National Service Should NathanCummings have to do to get his MONEY?

When Palin is ancient history, what do you think Mika will have as her "project"?

McCain didn't have a prayer of winning.

I need a vocabulary word regarding Sarah Palin (no joke intended)

Just watched my recording of fox on election night

DUers. Should we set up a PayPal account for Nathan?

100% reporting, McCain up by about 6,000 votes, MO still not called?

Schwarzenegger tells backers of gay marriage: Don't give up!

I miss Nathan. Anyone else?

Nathancummings? Nah, Nathan going. And if stupid was a tree ...

Huckabee is back.

LISTEN UP DU! This is what we need to know about Prop 8....

I've been away. What's this about Nathan?

Hi Malia and Sasha

Will the fallout from Proposition 8 doom Romney's chances in 2012?

Does anyone else think Michelle looks a lot like Sigourney Weaver?

Obama won't raise taxes on wealthy until 2011 ... link

Alan Keyes reaction to Barack Obama winning the Presidency!

I don't trust Rahm Emanuel as far as I can throw him.

Any more news out of Minnesota?

Pardon my ignorance....

I insist that Barack Obama gives me $10,000 dollars RIGHT FUCKING NOW!!!1!!1

All I can say is, I'm still pretty damn happy. I'll probably feel that way for awhile.

Maybe picking Emmanuel could be a practice of the philosophy of...

Insurance may be the reason behind the push to outlaw gay marriage.

For the first Obama Presidential Press conference, I want him to give Helen Thomas Front Middle

K & R-Thank's John McCain and Sarah Palin for America 1st

Don't they know they are hurting the institution of marriage?

Kick if you want LIEBERMAN out of his chairmanship.

So I've totally missed the whole Nathan thing-

Will President Obama offer Dr. Dean something ?

Juneau Empire: 81,000 Ballots still to be Counted in Alaska

I have something to say

So did Obama pick up the 1 electoral vote from Nebraska?

Prop. 8 protest at Mormon Temple in Oakland today. (dial-up warning)

Prop. 8 protest at Mormon Temple in Oakland today. (dial-up warning)

Should Bush and Cheney be impeached?

Man Charged For Election Night Tear Gas Attack (enraged that Obama won the presidential election)

Seymour Hersh 'the closest thing American journalism has to a terrorist'.

CNN: Harry Reid is "Still trying to keep Lieberman within Democratic caucus despite anger"

So how many screen names has Nathan denied other potential DU members?

You're sitting at home watching TV, when suddenly ...

Does anyone have the youtube of FoxNews on election night when they realized McCain's win was

In the aftermath of their disastrous night what will happen to the republikkan party

Bush's crime was that he never took being president seriously

Help us. We are calling out for help.

Because of all the Hoopla About the New Presidential Pet

Reports coming in (via Twitter) of Protests of LDS facilities in CA, UT, WA... NYC planned...

It's been 5 days , but I am still pinching myself !

Another Wonderful Thing.

Democrats set sights on turning Texas blue: "Texas is next."

Have you ever seen a loser (Palin) get so much press after the fact?

Do some of you still want Bush impeached?

Q: What's the opposite of a scapegoat? A: Sarah Palin.

Who Do You Support, Dean or Emanuel?

What would happen if the Supreme Court decided that civil unions must have equal rights with

As a Black man I must warn the GOP don't dismiss Obama's victory as just breakthrough for Black folk

The irony of The Shock Doctrine: it could push the progressive agenda

Obama's Designated A**hole (Salon)

Religious voters helped Obama to victory

Hateful bigot Marilyn Musgrave, who lost House seat by 12 points, hasn't conceded yet

Nicole Kidman to play transsexual in period drama

Found it. The 50 State plan ends Dec. 1.

Barack, go all in with executive orders. Don't piecmeal it.

How does one pull up the GD:P menu at a given date and time?

This should make you laugh

The Eagle Rises From The Ashes... Can You Guess What This Is ???

Michelle Obama's real-world style: Forging a unique look mixing designer labels, mall classics

I had 2 Mormons knock at my door yesterday.

Steal my flag ...

RW fears prosecution "witch hunt" of Bush Administration

New Hampshire Makes History This Election, Too

How I look at the Lieberman chairmanship issue, it's a competency matter

"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner" is on TCM now.

RIP Nathan

Dean, Obama, Plouffe and the 50-state strategy. Time for part two.

McCain's and the media's infatuation with Pennsylvania

Top Repub told McCain 07 RW are Professional Whiners Never Satisfied

All of Obama's closest aides (Axelrod, Plouffe, Gibbs, etc.) are on CBS 60 Minutes tonight.

Thank you Nida Vidutis

That would be terrible.

I am real curious what the October fundraising numbers are.

Black people already know that the Republican Party doesn't like Black People

I have been out of town. Do we still have a shot at 60 Senators?

Students kicked off bus and threatened with suspension for saying Obama's name

First Bush-Obama Meeting: Hard Feelings and Hand Sanitizer

1/20/09 - The End of An Error....

The Emerging Democratic SUPER Majority

The Times They Are A-Changin'

What are the chances of Palin becoming a third party candidate, luring right wing Republican votes?

Al Gore Op-Ed in NY Times

"Are you ready for your closeup Miss Desmond?" Sunset Blvd coming up on TCM at 6 est

Republicans whine over "Office of the President-Elect" sign

What can we do now?

What Would Qualify Caroline Kennedy To Be Ambassador To The U.N.?

Look at NC's Obama smile! (pic)

Democrats are going to confiscate people's 401k's????

The 4 Rs.... Rosebud, Radiance, Renaissance and Renegade

A new ad from Drudgery's page...

The next time Obama meets Bush, he should show up in surgical scrubs with a face mask.


First Bush-Obama Meeting: Hard Feelings and Hand Sanitizer

Get To Know Valarie Jarrett - On MTP Today - Advisor to Barack Obama

WP county spike map

"Context" based advertising on DU is often way off the mark...

Let me get this straight. We're supposed to be gracious in our win?

First Family-to-be given code names

NYT: The transformation of "hard-working Americans, white Americans" in Levittown, Pennsylvania

Obama to use executive orders for immediate impact

President-elect Obama ready to use executive orders ....

Barack Obama: Praises from the pulpits

The Best of the Obamas (on CNN right now)

Where can I get a "Obama won. Get over it" bumper sticker?

Will Obama's grandmother have a funeral?

So, Any New News On Franken vs. asshole?

GOP a dying breed in New England

Some more observations on England...

Someone should tell Zogby that the election is over

Obama's Hawaii boyhood homes drawing gawkers

What ever became of that repuke who said "You can have Tiger Woods, we have John McCain?"

Watching the replay of MTP, I am left with only one thought/question

IMHO This is the only solution to the economic crisis..... LINK

Obama in a Blowout: The Presidential Election Will Not Be Close

A Message to Joe Lieberman: You are a self centred, obnoxious human being

Vandal slashes tires of Obama supporters

All the "be gracious" stuff doesn't bother me. I AM gracious. What bugs

This is the BEST dog for the Obama's

This Election Night post on FreeRepublic broke my irony meter:

Obama gains on McCain in St. Louis County’s rerun of numbers (MO gets closer)

Money and past bond Senator Norm Coleman, Kazeminy

Most 'undervotes' for Senator in Minnesota cast in counties won by Obama

Admin? Two small requests, please,

HELP! Forgot to bookmark those great pics of two boys on Dads' shoulders passing the Obama sign

Did they interview John Edwards a week after the election in '04?

Anyone's going to Pres Obama inauguration?

Portrait of an epic victory


Majority of those making over $200,000 backed Obama

Naomi Klein: "Here Is What Bush & Paulson Are Hoping We Won't Figure Out"

Guardians of the ballot - Volunteers watch over 2,885,399 pieces of paper that will determine......

They DID make it into a T-shirt!

You know, I was in a good mood after the 2006 election but I feel great now

The 20 most corrupt members of Congress

I think I will start reminding my Repug friends of all the extra powers Obama has, thanks to Shrub

Which was the biggest surprise of this election year?

VIDEO The Greatest Story Ever Told: From MLK to Obama (U2)

David Plouffe for DNC Chair

There Are Eight Senators That Won In 2004 By 10 Points Or Less

$39,452.05 per day, including weekends

George Wallace's Daughter Votes for Obama

Can you please take that graphic off the top of the page? I'm scared

Obama's mandate and the center-right myth

So I says to my optometrist, "Doc, I think there's something wrong

Why Dan Rooney fell for Obama: Steelers' boss, a lifelong Republican, took a chance being public

How Obama won. Excellent New Yorker essay by Ryan Lizza

Celebrity Predictions vs. Reality

On January 21, 2009 or sooner,

Why are Arkansas Gays and Arkansas children invisible to DU'ers

Election Day in 1 minute

I did not vote for Barack Obama on November 4, 2008! :-(

cbs 60 minutes report on Obama's inner circle inside story

My email to Senate Majority Leader Reid regarding Senator Lieberman.

One more picture of the Palin baby prop for old times sake---

Has it sunk in yet?

Joe the Plumber, a recipient of Welfare: now that's a wingnut.

A picture that will make republican blood pressure rise

True or False: Karl Rove looks forward to gay marriage becoming an issue in '10 and '12

Good news: Black churchgoers celebrate, give thanks for Obama's win

I dropped this note into the collection basket at my Mom's church today:

I still hate the GOP for the comments about "Community Organizers" at the convention!

Over 57 million people voted for McCain. That's scary.

I think there are a lot of DUers that just don't get what Obama is all about

I am now an official 3rd Generation USW Union member

Rahm Emanuel Dismisses 'Hyper-Partisan' Charges

Rahm Emanuel is not a centrist

I am going crazy

No tekkie, but where are the mixed Obama audios for download. All on one? Feeling party festive.

President-elect to face dozens of federal judgeship openings

What Palin should have to do before running for any office again

iconic image from the 2008 campaign.. the fist bump

A good read - hints of things to come from Robert Reich?

If all states used the Nebraska and Maine method of determining EC votes?

States with 3 electoral votes.

Just wondering: What did Obama say to Lieberman during their *ahem* discussion

So, how'd the pundits do in 2008?

Sarah Palin blamed by the US Secret Service over death threats against Barack Obama

Sarah Palin blamed by the US Secret Service over death threats against Barack Obama

So, when can we start donating to Obama's re-election campaign?

I think the Obama's should get a wiener dog(Dachshund)

I'm just going to leave my Obama/Biden sign in the front yard.

BTW, find some shit on Jindal or whatever his name is.

OMG: I didn't Realize they Dressed Poor Little Trig as an Elephant for Halloween

FL leaders in denial about dire economy. Dem CFO says call special session now.

Good bye, DU.

Can U stand along Inaugural parade route without tickets??

Hearing Ann Dunham

Sarah and the Secret Service - from the Immoral Minority.

Has anyone ever contemplated committing suicide at any point in their lives?

Phrases I never want to hear again after this election...

POLL: Which red-to-blue electoral college state was the most satisfying?

Katie Couric vs. Tina Fey: Who was more devastating to Palin?

like Hubs2Sparkly, I fly this flag in solidarity...

ProgressiveAlaska - SP's conduct has endangered...

Farrakhan says Obama draws a 'oneness of spirit'

Farrakhan says Obama draws a 'oneness of spirit'

November 4, 2008 I chose hope and voted for Barack Obama


Obama steering clear of Dems battle over Lieberman

Electoral vote changes for 2012??

Gays and Lesbians in America need a leader to step up NOW

Obama and Kerry got almost the same number of votes in Ohio

Whose to blame? (Freeperville circular firing squad!)

Should polygamy be illegal?

"... out of many, we are one..."

8 years of Republican/Bush reminiscing - you know you're gonna miss the laughs (not for dial up!!)

Malia Obama: See How She's Grown (SLIDESHOW)

Frontline newsletter: Tuesday on PBS "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story"

Told My Wifes Family Straight Today...

Remember when I posted about the freeper throwing trash in my friend's yard?

Smilie Stories

"We Got Here Yesterday, We're Here Now, And I Can't Wait To Leave Tomorrow"- John Giorno

yep...they got freepers in Russia folks

It is sad, but the time has come to say good-bye.

Slept too much yesterday..... now I'm wide awake......

The perimeter has been secured.

What ever happened to WindRavenX?

For once, I'd like my DOG to wake up with a mouthful of MY chest hairs.

For once, I'd like to have MY rancid, old dog food scented breath in the DOG'S face while sleeping.

For once, I'd like my DOG to wake up with MY nose shoved 2 inches into his snoring mouth.

For once, I'd like my DOG to wake up in a drunken haze, covered with Thomas Kinkade paintings.

When you look to your parents do you see your future? Do you learn from them?

Anybody having problems with Yahoo Chat lately?

For once, I'd like to wake up, go out and piss on a car tire.

Some places where the '08 election may have been compromised

Saw "Soul Men" last night

what is the goddamn, motherfucking purpose of those fake vents that people put on their front

Yesterday, Spanish omelet and fajitas. Today, shrimparoni & cheese and Thai peanut chicken & noodles

you have to come to my exciting new FREE seminar! ($2,000 value) where i will show you the secrets

beer drinkers and hell raisers

Last night, I dressed as a woman, and pranked some guy who referred to himself in the third person.

Send this video to your worried Pub co-workers and friends.

is there anything that gravy can't do?

Who is the guy who does the FOX Sports impressions?

Instead of Bulls and Bears, We Have Fighting Ants in front of the Dubai Int. Fin. Center

what is your favorite track from "The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars?"

won't you scratch my itch, sweet annie rich

Do you support Kerry for Secretary of State?

Expating to Germany early next year. I need all the experience and wisdom I can get my hands on!

i bought like 5 boxes of salisbury "steak" at aldi

i feel like banging my head against a wall...never thought my friend would say things like this

I have to go to the mall today. :-(

How many marriages have broken up.

My first post election experience here - Fun, but sometimes a little

Anyone have a good joke or funny story?

Photos of bear prints about 4 feet from my house.

Toe Jam...

Well, I'd say my battle with a twixer of tullamore dew was a draw

Ugh....Can I start today over please?

Parody SF and Fantasy covers

Ok , I am done experimenting with Psychedelics

Kitty food and drink

Rocky's getting a new home this week

For once, I'd like to have MY butt in the DOG'S face while sleeping.

Well - I am heading out now to protest at Saddleback Church.

moe, larry the cheese, moe, larry the cheese

ok, so what exactly are facebook "pokes"

You know what sport needs a revival? Human-baiting.

Obama on H1Bs

tell me what the bad man did . . .

sometimes i like me a big ol' slap of david lee roth right in the face

How to build a house in 3 million easy, manageable steps.

Oh. My. God. LeftyKid and I are officially the same size.

Billy Graham Won't Advise Obama, Son Mentions Strong Pro-Abortion Position

does anyone know the longest syndication run of Musik Laden in any US market?

david lee roth, part deux

jim dandy and destiny had a baby

why didn't black oak arkansas ever break nationally and eventually be received

Bender's Game

i have this on my mp3 player and i listen to it in the car while i am driving the kennedy

well, yer a prima ballerina on a sunday afternoon

So, will Adrian Peterson's new nickname be Trojan?

Since we are sharing. I got laid atleast four times this week. you?

when i was a kid, i wanted to be the motorcycle guy


my very first DU picture thread

don't you miss no doubt?

Ugh. Why does dating have to be so complicated?

Obama - McCain - Palin dance-off

11 hours at Knott's Berry Farm and all I got was this lousy photo-thread. (Now with Puerco-cam)

We saw the King Tut exhibit in Dallas!

I'm MrScorpio and I'm not in right now. At the sound of the beep, please leave a message. Thanks

Nothing like an audi of the good old Ludwig Van.

anyone else not getting email alerts

Alex, I am your father.

We saw the Cat But exhibit!

mixmaster mike is the shit

Kitten picture of the day for Sunday November 9

I just got a call from sarah palin! Looking for some expensive clothes she had ditched somewhere.

What pet feature do you MOST wish you had?

My name is lucifer, please take my hand

Long Beach is the spot where I served my 'caine

Long Beach is the spot where I served my 'caine

Banning same-sects marriage? Some people think its time has come

Ten Day Beer Moratorium Begins today

Tenacious D does "Under Pressure" with Ben Harper.


Nicole Kidman to play transsexual in period drama

Does anyone else not use 'LOL' because you pronounce it phonetically and it sounds like someone

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 11/9/2008)

Hey Ava, I am suddenly jealous of your school applications

Nothing like a little gangsta gardening

once upon a time, this problem wasn't possible to have, but I'm having it now...

In all the testes of human fundament, it bestows upon the fiduciary to ladle syllogism into the

Happy Holidays.


Ultra Top Secret Massage For Plan 9 From Outer Space

I just donated.

Wow... just got a friend request on Facebook from someone who I haven't seen in years...

If only I can freeze time by touching my index fingers together

Now that i'm back, who wants to hear my annual leaf-raking rant?

Happy belated birthday to Bonnie Raitt

Kitty pics

Miss Mavis Staples: "Eyes on the Prize"

I just erased 85000 spams from my inbox - ask me anything

Just Breaking-in my new signature

dear god, can i please puke now?




Court tomorrow. Am I legally obligated to pay for something I used but didn't order?

Has a skydiving plane ever crashed and everyone escape prior by parachute?

Will it go round in circles? Just ask Billy Preston!

CORRECTION: Here is my new signature

don't do the math

Well, something good happened today!

DUzy Awards for the week are up in GD

What's for dinnah DU?

Coke with real sugar? How come nobody tells me these things?

If soupbeans, onions and cornbread is wrong? I don't want to be right.

Read this ya hippie!

My 14 year old son made me very proud on Wednesday morning. He ran up to the attic...

I think I might be Carol Alt

Who should be the poet at the inauguration?


Any Rams fans here????

You're in a desert, walking along in the sand, when all of a sudden you look down...

I can't edit, so I will link: Photo of the collie in question at the end of the collie thread.

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

DONOR STARS... I am going to bed.. if you need one and PM me

I have a social sciences question I'd like some help with...

Who should sing "America the Beautiful" if McCain won the Presidential race?

Aaron McGruder presents Black Jesus

But I didn't donate to the fund drive..

Have you ever thought about doing something and failed in follow-through?

If anyone needs me, I'll be in the bar...

Anyone use Skype?

Thanks to whomever donated for me!

which version of the "All the Young Dudes" do you like the best?

On Popeye

I went shopping today, and it's all Tim Gunn's fault.

I think I'm a verb

Have you ever rued the day?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/9/08

Saddleback Protest photos - cross post from GLBT forum

The presidential campaign... if it were a D&D game.

I am removing wall paper and it isn't cooperating...

What is Writer's favorite movie?

I'm going to bed soon. Someone start some horrible shit so I can have a laugh in the morning. n/t

please rec this thread if you think it's mostly worthless and devoid of content!

What did you think of Snatch?

I really, REALLY should have known better.

do the math

Who do you consider the most fascinating people in history?

THE OFFICIAL "GIANTS WILL WIN" cough, cough PROMISE(maybe) thread


My husband is balled up on the sofa in tears right now with an extreme display of drama. Why?

How do you like my cupcake?

Here's a pic of the kitty who found us...

My poor Buffallo Bills are undergoing an epic collapse...

do you know anyone who lost their job because of obama?

So Gordon Ramsey is visiting your restaurant do you?

Is it normal to be angry about something that happened nearly 10 years ago?

My aunt got married.


Great photo set of Obama and crew election night, watching the returns -xpost from GD

Would you ever drink Coca-Cola made with Splenda Synthetic Sweetener?

Best plot twist EVER: The calls are coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE or It's a COOKBOOK?

Do you think that it's possible that we are being watch by People from other Dimensions?

Photo: 65 year old San Bernardino County sheriff deputy Bobby Sherman. Yep, THAT Bobby Sherman.

You make think it's goofy,but Rachel Maddow is a Newfie.

I think I just killed a photo thread

Mr. Writer watches First Blood on HBO and I HATE it.

I think my cat is lonely.

Some sad news ---

Hello Kitty toaster. WANT.

Anyone start Christmas shopping yet?

For non-Christians only, please.......

I took BabyMidlo to see 'The Secret Life of Bees' and we both

May I propose that those of us looking for another cause turn our attention to Prop 8?

Arnold on CNN: "I will be 100% behind Obama, the time for rhetoric is over."

Jerry Garcia - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - 12/08/75

Jerry Garcia - The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - 12/08/75

I'm a mutt kind of person, and now we have a fairly "pure" bred Collie. Anyone?

Canadian Filmmaker Writes a Murder Movie Script and Carries It Out

Jasonc's night out at the gay bar was a lot of fun

I just bottled my first batch of brew!

dating advice.....Gentlemen and Ladies ..... Please, Please

an idea from blondeatlasts post... THE DU CHORUS

Who should sing "America the Beautiful" at the inauguration?

Anyone ever try herbal cigarettes? (No lectures---please).

About that flat turnout ...

OBAMA: "Today Begins The Rest(oration) Of Our Lives!"

TOON: The Radical Fringe -- Dubya's Pottery Barn (Dory Hippauf)

Post random movie quotes.

Sunday Photo Thread Anyone? Here goes...

Is there some kind of subculture that is the polar opposite of Straight Edge?

Do programs, books, stories, about infamous crimes and criminals fascinate you?

At least 20 die in accident on Russian nuclear sub

Gore: Internet Revolution that Elected Obama Could Save Earth

Franken sees boost in nail-biter election

2 Spanish soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Deutsche Post (DHL Shipping) to shed thousands of US jobs (20,000 jobs)

Deep in Taliban Territory, a Push for Electricity

Accident Aboard Russian Sub Kills 20

Bin Laden's son deported to Qatar

Pakistan: 13 alleged militants killed in northwest

Some Iraqis Fear U.S. Pullout: Self-Sufficiency Still Eludes Domestic Security Forces

Cambodia marks 55th anniversary of independence

First Bush-Obama Meeting: Hard Feelings and Hand Sanitizer

China announces $586 billion stimulus plan

Air strike killed 37 Afghan civilians: investigation

Obama to use executive orders for immediate impact

GOP looks to serve as check on Obama, Democrats

Pirates seize Danish ship, 13 crew near Somalia

Bomb attacks kill 5, wound 18 in Iraq

USGS: 6.5-Magnitude Quake Strikes Northwest China

GOP a dying breed in New England

The changes business wants from Obama

Obama Team Weighs What to Take On First

Muslim Clerics Endorse Anti-terror Fatwa

China plans $586 billion economic stimulus

Anti-Prop. 8 Protests Spring Up in California

Secret Order Lets U.S. Raid Al Qaeda in Many Countries

China Unveils $586 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan

Stakes in war on terror remain high, Cheney says (WH trying to ensure smooth transition for Obama)

Bush Officials and President-Elect Working Together On Pressing Issues; "exceptional cooperation"

Secret Order Lets U.S. Raid Al Qaeda in Many Countries

ACLU urges Obama to quickly close Guantánamo camps, court

China's president wants to cooperate with Obama

Deutsche Post ready to cut (between 12,000 and 13,000) jobs, costs in US

Monks brawl before religious ceremony

Brazil's Lula Urges 'Global Solutions'

Number of outstanding ballots grows to 81,000 (AK)

Giant Insurer Stands to Get Billions More

Warning, be skeptical: Obama inauguration tickets already offered for sale online

Emanuel Urges Speeding Up Aid to Auto Industry

Elections chief pledges to resist political pressure on recount (MN)

British troops 'cannot bear brunt of Barack Obama's Afghanistan surge'

(Britain:) MPs seek to censor the media

Bush administration to blame for McCain's failure, Palin says

City boy grows up fast to give family a chance

Mini nuclear plants to power 20,000 homes

Lieberman can still help Dems, Reid says

Idaho donates $400K to pass gay marriage ban

McCain Slams Obama, for Meeting with Bush Without Preconditions

4 years ago...

The GOP's deep hole

"In Defense of Larry Summers"

The other historic event

The keys to the country

Celebrate New President, Old One's Triumphs

Mark Crispin Miller: I Wonder If Al Franken Still Is Dismissive of Election Fraud Now

Mark Crispin Miller: I Wonder If Al Franken Still Is Dismissive of Election Fraud Now

Our local retired-but-still-writing nut job weighs in

The New Yorker-Ryan Lizza: How Obama Won

The voters of Levittown, Pennsylvania: The Transformation

Ike Understood: Concentrated Wealth Brings Instability

The Coming Challenges for Obama Also Include “Values”

Plain Dealer wingnut Kevin O'Brien on the election results (with my comments)

Fore years: Will Obama bring his clubs to 1600 Pennsylvania?

Next Up for Gay-Bashers: Ban Gay Adoption of Highways

Japan celebrate Barack Obama victory.

[CNN] A day behind the scenes with Barack Obama 2008.03.20

Garry Kasparov (The Australian): Lynch Mob Lies

Obama Behind The Scenes in San Diego

Me and Ali at Knotts Berry Farm

Bill Ayers Speaks Out !

Novak "And Newt shall lead them"

President-elect's Queries to Briefers

Palin and Biden on Same-Sex Marriage

Voters and Health Reform in the 2008 Presidential Election (New Eng Jour Med)

Latter Days trailer

OOPS Polish Racist Boo Boo About Obama Shame Shame !

Dr. Dean laughs last

Ironically George Will tries to do Irony

Obama and the War on Brains

72 minutes of lunacy. The Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute and The Heritage Foundation (VIDEO)

Congratulations Barack - The National Anthem

Al Gore: The Climate for Change

Now: We Get Our Lives Back

It's not a matter of giving Obama a chance. It's a matter of giving LIBERALS a chance.

Prop 8: Apportioning Blame & Fighting Back

Vanity Fair: The New York Times’s Lonely War

Former Ron Paul campaign member, current KKK member totes gun, carries flag after Obama victory

Maya Angelou on Obama's win


Desmond Tutu: The Man of Tomorrow; Obama's election has turned America's global image on its head.

2008 Post-Election Ode to Fail and Joy

A Conservative's Reaction to Obama Election

Election Day with Obama in 5 minutes

Thousands March in Silver Lake Prop 8 Protest–Equal Rights, Good Manners Prevail

The Week In Cartoons 11-08-08

Obama's Change Is Gonna Come

Rachel Maddow on The Colbert Report

Podesta: Obama Given 'Real Mandate For Change' (rethugs in denial)

Boston Herald: Portrait of an epic victory

Let’s Call It a Palinism

Bill Maher has the moment Fox News called for Obama (+ some effects) 1:07

Is it Dangerous to Support One’s President? Cross Burning

The Other Winner (Dr. Dean)

George Will Suffering From Post-Obama Stress Disorder on “This Week”

Introducing Karl Polanyi

Real Time Bill Maher - Let the black clean up our mess

TYT: Palin Calls McCain Advisers Cowards & More

People in Iraq send first wishes to new U.S. President-elect Barack Obama

Mr. Drayton '..have you given any thought to the problems your children are going to have?' (00:49)

Obama family goes Unplugged on Access Hollywood! (pt 1 of 4)

Young Voters Have Clout, and They Used It: "a rejection of the myth of their generation's apathy"

Farewell to Douchebags-Bill Maher 11/07/08 (1:03)

Hollywood's Reel Bad Arabs - Jack Shaheen

Mike Pence, R-IN: Build conservative solutions on time-honored principle of sanctity of marriage

World reacts to Barack Obama victory

He did this even after saying he wouldn't do such a thing

Ban Gays As Teachers in Public Schools! Obama Failed Where Reagan Led

Will Smith on 2008 Presidential Election (Oprah Winfrey Show) - It's A New Day (Official Video)

The Greatest Story Ever Told: From MLK to Obama (U2)

Warped Republican films US Troops beating Iraqis

Shepard Smith: Getting Republicans Elected Sean Hannity's Job

Watch Fox News call the election for Obama...

You don't vote for Kings!

The World Exhales - Remembering Election Day 2008

Sawyer: Strange exit polling in Florida (Election night '08)

Rachel Maddow - The Annotated Sarah Palin

Bizzare Palm Beach ballot: Election night 2008

Brent Bozell-CONSERVATISM WON!! this election (3:38)

Franken Campaign on Coleman Lawsuit to Stop Ballot Counting

Presidential History: From Washington to Obama

No On 8 Protest

FRC's Tony Perkins: No one is saying they can't have their relationships

TYT: Great Stories Coming Out From The McCain Campaign

Barack Obama President Elect John McCain Thoughts...

Expanded bonuses boon for Army pilots

Naval security force shuffle planned

Duplexes start Pendleton housing expansion

Re-up window closing soon for some MOSs

Report details attack on GIs in Afghanistan

Slain teen’s mom still seeks justice

Sasebo city confronts Navy about ammo disposal

Annual Toys for Tots drive begins with a call to give more

Base addresses misconduct with new program

Veteran accused of murder may have PTSD

All vets - Veterans' day Tuesday - Welcome Home!


my ltte in honor of Veterans Day-on the Balad Burn Pit

H-1B Visa Reform Takes Shape to Address Fraud, Procedural Nightmares

UN vote: Rudd breaks with Howard on Israel

Jewish settlers beat up Palestinian boy near Hebron

European legislators sail to Gaza

ParkService - BLM Catfight Erupts Over Oil & Gas Lease Sales Next To Arches, Canyonlands NP - SLT

Coltan - Roots Of Congo Atrocities & War Lie Inside Your Cell Phone

Satellie Images Show Gujarat Coastline Pushed Back By As Much As 80 Meters In 10 Years

Motor Neuron Disease (ALS) Cluster Discovered In Italian Professional Football (Soccer) Players

Over 70% of Public Transportation Ballot Measures Pass

Indian Crew For Cursed Russian Boat

Mexico's right wins oil privatization

Asphalt shortage delays road repairs nationwide -- AP

So I'm planning another wild/local/homegrown/organic Thanksgiving

xpost: Hyperion small modular power reactors

Newsday Story on LA/Silverlake protest

Black opposition to gay marriage remains strong (and to civil unions)

Just got home from the LA protest.

Anti-Gay Marriage Constitution Amendments... against the First Amendment?

Here's what I think we should do now in California

The absolute disaster of the Proposition 8 results has many parents

Listen Up! This is what we should know about Prop 8...

Returned from Silverlake protest.

Where not to spend your money: The Mormon Stock Index

The Blame Game - New Statistic on Prop 8 for Your Consideration

How about Peaceful Demonstrations ??

Why we can’t let up - or we get left behind.

Pictures from the Silverlake protest

Prop 8 eliminated the covenant we all had about respecting religions

The irony of Mormon sponsorship of Prop. 8 is that Mormons are also

If I were an asshole, I'd be tempted to give Mormon's a taste of their own medicine.

Prop 8 and Planteary signals

Mormons were behind the Mountain Meadows Massacre of Sep 11, 1857

Schwarzenegger tells backers of gay marriage: Don't give up

Deep breath. So what now?

Challenging Mormons to Dispel Perceptions of Strong Anti-Gay Bias

Nicole Kidman to play transsexual in period drama

I am thinking of making a new group on faceboook called: NO MONEY TO BIGOTS

Fun with the Mormons!

Sick of hearing that African-American and Latino voters are responsible for the passage of Prop 8

4 counties in CA had big margins for Prop 8 (against same-sex marriage).

Gay bans embolden conservative religious groups

Gays who go out at night had best be prepared

Eleven hours and two protests later - pic heavy

Dan Savage: Black Homophobia

We The People***

I think we need to remember (prop 8)

More Pain to Come Even if He's Perfect

Iraqi Troops Losing Savings in "Thrift" programme

G20 Sees More Action, China Moves to Boost Economy

It's the Housing Bubble, Not the ***** Credit Crunch!

Prop 8 -- An election integrity perspective -- NoOn8 conceded too soon!

Today in labor history Nov 9 Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration

Obama on H1Bs

After Push for Obama, Unions Seek New Rules

Hard labor at a tender age

After strike, Boeing's Seattle future in doubt

NV woman convicted of threatening NLRB lawyers

How American trade unions made Obama—AFL-CIO

OSHA Finds Merit to Amtrak Whistleblower's Allegations

Utica, N.Y., contractor faces $111,000 in OSHA fines for scaffold and fall hazards at city worksite

Teamsters' Massive Election Push for Change Helps Lead Obama to Historic Victory

Teamsters allege trash collector who died on job was paid off books

Obama Should Have Overpaid CEOs Shaking

Cesar Chavez and the Roots of Obama’s Field Campaign

In Loving Memory of Louis “Studs” Terkel

Ranchers want union election to be fair

United Farmworkers Form Human Billboard (GOTV Obama, etc...) & video

PriceRite Workers and Grocery Workers' Union to Reach Out to Shoppers in Fight for Good Jobs in Prov

Union's Grassroots Campaign Delivers for Obama & others (+ video)

New Administration to Bring Anticipated Advancements for Flight Attendants

Qwest: New contract ratified

Statement of SEIU President Andy Stern on the Victories of President-Elect Obama & others

Plant workers memorialize blast victims

The March Goes On! (Obama on 1968 Memphis Sanitation Workers Strike & video)

Wal-Mart Canada under triple scrutiny:

GLBT - Because it is Natural.

Peru: Amnesty bill setback to human rights (Intending to give amnesty to massacre perps)

Door open for CANF to help shape policy

Check out what Pastors for Peace has done to help

Chiquita death squad attorney Eric Holder floated for U.S. Attorney General!

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (November 9): Nakamura takes Cap d'Agde

Masochist Special: Blacked-out Lions game can be viewed online

Time to Fuckin Fire Herm Edwards AND carl Peterson

An alumnus of The Big Break on Golf Channel almost won a PGA tour event today

What is it about the Chargers, inspiring teams to go for 2 instead of a tie and overtime?

Boxing: November 11 -15, 2008

C&L Movie Review: Che by Steven Soderbergh

Study: Blood Test Can Spot Risks for Heart Attack, Stroke

Efudex - Anyone ever use it?

Anyone here taking high blood pressure medications ...

Minimizing the severity of asthma, as outlined by

Saturn/Uranus and Prop 8

The Stars This Week: "A New Path" - November 10 - November 16, 2008

They're talking astrological/cosmic signs of change in other DU forums!

Rare Planetary Line Up on Election Night

If any of you could help send Poppy my Goat to the Otherside, we would appreciate it

Pondering the election, and the law of attraction:

Who should we believe?

Camera peeps, any advice?

The Mormon Church was behind 9-11...1857

Bishop Changes Locks at Church; Sheriff makes him surrender keys

Made an Awesome Black Bean Soup tonight

Copper pots on sale at Tuesday Morning

Jesus approves homosexuality, says gays *will* be raptured...

Vatican to push women to wear the veil (like the Taliban)

Is Scientology as valid as a religion as Christianity or Hinduism?

Happy Birthday Carl Sagan!

Global Warming ... The Other Side

I'm Curious: Do We Have Any Mormon Members Of DU? If You're One, Please Check In!

most Christians today can be more accurately described as Paulians.

Where is the good faith?

Anyone here read the ramblings of...

here is an article on BAD CHINESE CAPICATORS... >>LINK>> nice photos

London Free Press: Ottawa has a new $1-billion boondoggle on its hands

So Cal DUers - A Christmas Carol

What is on the table in Foreign Relations?

This Week: Obama got his platform from John Kerry

Democrats set sights on Texas

Nasser Kazeminy - Norm's Friend with a Plane

Appleton's 57th Assembly district is BLUE!!