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Archives: December 1, 2008

The perfect Christmas gift for all you Christmas haters out there...

Knowing what you "know now" ~ into the future....what do you "think of this guy's resume/credentials

Just turn around and LOOK, you idiots! Quit talking all the time and LOOK RIGHT BEHIND you!

Right Wing Lies Exposed

Wow. Seattle Is About To Get An Injection Of About 19,000 Smart People Into Its Job Market....

Monday will be the last day for a peaceful resolution in Thailand

PBS Frontline Editors' Notes - Mumbai: The Pakistan Connection

Nostradamus on this past week's events

Palin visits airshow in New Jersey

Palin visits airshow in New Jersey

Terrorist Victims were Tortured ? "the Israeli victims bore the maximum torture marks"

I miss Top Ten Conservative Idiots...

Columbus Dispatch: Kilroy counting on uncounted ballots (Dem House Majority may swell to 257)

COMPARE Reuters and AP stories:

Columbus Dispatch: Kilroy counting on uncounted ballots (Dem House Majority may swell to 257)

Warnings of Mumbai Attack Ignored

Mumbai Attacks - City Fears Five Terrorists Are 'Missing'

AlterNet: Health Care: It's Time for a Major Overhaul

Michael Medved LOVES the Hillary appointment!

Mods, pls delete, there was some kind of quirk posting error

How to Find out the Hidden Secrets of the Bush Administration

Hmm. My Pakistani stepdad said the following about the Mumbai shootings:

Oh gawd, on MJ Mark Halperin just asked Annie Liebowitz to photograph him with his IPhone!

NATO trucks attacked in Pakistan; bomber kills 8

From slavery to the White House

MSNBC willl have live coverage of Sarah Palin throughout the day

I turn on TV and Sarah Failing is on damn it

Breaking: FBI: Birmingham Mayor arrested on federal charges

Daily Beast-MTP: Give it to Rachel Maddow, Josh Marshall or Glenn Greenwald?

Daily Beast-MTP: Give it to Rachel Maddow, Josh Marshall or Glenn Greenwald?

Today is World AIDS Day. What are you doing?

My favorite Christmas animated special is "A Charlie Brown Christmas" what's yours?

Why is the Wasilla Wolf Killa still in our lives?

U.S. Breaks International Pledge Not to Recruit Children Under 17

PHOTO: Lydia Wilkins, 104, casts her vote

**** Heads Up - Obama about to announce new cabinet positions on MSNBC ****

I love you President Obama

Systemic failure seen in India's response to attacks

Citigroup spending your tax dollars and taking on more debt

What excuse will Paulson use to get remaining $350 billion of bailout money??

surge update - Two Bombings Kill at Least 30 Iraqis

Why are Republicans so unable to understand the terms accountability and competence?

CNN Pitches a Cheaper Wire Service to Newspapers

Greenhouse gases will heat up planet 'for ever'

If You Have A Friend In Georgia Please Give Them A Call Today

The world is made up of ALL types.

Robert Kennedy only 4th man to win Harvard? Award

Republicans Just Can't Stop Picking Partisan Fights

Time for the Government to mount a hostile take over of the Auto company's

Freedom From Speech

Freedom From Speech

George and Laura will spend remaining time of Presidency re-defining his image.

Will Bill Clinton get Hillary's senate seat?

Tina Brown says give Meet the Press to Rachel Maddow.

I know the Obamas do not have a puppy yet, but I do.

I know the Obamas do not have a puppy yet, but I do.

Doctors: Terrorists' Torture of Jewish Victims 'Beyond Words'

Bush: "I think it's going to be real important for me to get off the stage"

People are fucking stupid...

We try our damndest to strip terrorists of their humanity.

Breaking News 12:32 PM ET: It’s Official: U.S. Economy in Recession

Liberals to keep pressure on Obama for results

The Left unites in Canada......

CNN Breaking (Email)

CNN Breaking (Email)

President George W. Bush to Receive 'International Medal of Peace' on 20th World AIDS Day

Gee, here I was feeling a little good about Obama's team

Someone help me out here because I'm really confused. Doesn't Sarah Palin have a day job?

This is a program the military is using to prevent suicide -

Does anyone know if Obama will make the FEMA head a cabinet position,

With Democrats you get "Tax and Spend" with Republicans you get "Borrow and Spend" but the differenc

With Democrats you get "Tax and Spend" with Republicans you get "Borrow and Spend" but the differenc

Raise your voice for Sanity And Peace..We must end the war in Afghanistan.

Raise your voice for Sanity And Peace..We must end the war in Afghanistan.

All Clinton, no Gates?

China says 290000 children sickened by milk products

There is nothing wrong with my greed, fake religion, torture and deregulation

I'm Not Post-Racial

Another congressional seat to be decided this Saturday

Australia Government not sending ship to monitor Japanese Whaling in Antarctic Sanctuary

Hillary's Success As SoS Depends On The Appointment Of A Good Manager As Deputy

Zoo Teams Up With Creation Museum - Shame on the Cincinnati Zoo

Why is it that recessions have a nasty habit of timing themselves to embarrass the GOP?

recession? depression?

How Easy Is It To Buy A Gun Where You Live

Paulson looks like he's speaking from the gates of hell

Breaking down the "He kept us safe for 8 years" meme. What President hasn't?

Why do we REALLY need 20,000 troops deployed to state side?

Let me get this straight...The FED can loan as much money as they want...

Have we heard anything about a potential Secretary of Labor?

Dear friends! Have you never heard the saying "Two steps forward, one step back"?

It's official: U.S. is in recession

George Bush did NOT keep us safe for eight years.

Bush says some voters backed Obama ‘because of me’

The good news is the DOW closed above 8000

Have you read "The Prosecution of George W Bush for murder" by Vincent Bugliosi?

Remember: The Corporate Media, not Public Opinion, defines the Political Center...

Spinning Black Friday Retail Sales

sorry if this was already posted....But police are going after the shoppers?

How can we start a secret santa/giving tree type thing on DU?

India Knew Those Mumbai Attacks Were Coming - The Gateway of India

India Knew Those Mumbai Attacks Were Coming - The Gateway of India

Who watched Obama's presser earlier today ....... can you even IMAGINE what that might ........

Has Prezdent Monkeypants admitted yet that we are in a recession?

Clash of the titans: Olbermann vs. Maddow, which do you prefer?

What do you think DUers were MOST concerned with this long holiday weekend?

Gays march in Haiti for first time

And we thought McDonald's was just about bad food

I have to shop at Wal-Mart, torture people, pray to a fake god, remain stupid

So .... the feds are now saying we've been in a recession since Dec 2007?

George W. Bush Belongs in Prison

NYT: Lowey Not Interested in Succeeding Clinton

Cincinnati Zoo selling 'Combo tickets' with Creation museum (Motto: "Prepare to Believe!")

Lookie what Sarah's been up to...

dow -651

Venice is hit by serious flooding

Conservative Crowd Cheers When Palin Mentions 9/11

Democracy v. Liberty: The Paradox of the California Referendum System

Let me tell you a little bit about Ethical Consumerism

Tweety decides that Obama's "diverse" cabinet is kinda like United Fucking Colors of BENETTON

NYT misleads on Taliban role in opium trade

3-4 pm / It is the Dreaded Hour at the Stock Market - this has been discussed for weeks now

Hey kids, get in on the fun! Play the Clinton was a bad president game.

USA steel production down 43.3% from same period

USA steel production down 43.3% from same period

My retort to the Bush interview on ABC

Republicans utterly bankrupt morally - more political prosecutions

It is possible to move beyond the Hillary anger and be happy with Obama's choice --- I have.

How does Palin "energize the base"?

How does Palin "energize the base"?

Why I am against nuclear power

Canadians, a woman from Haiti representing a woman from England is going to decide our future

Job martys, is it discrimination

I just found out my uncle is a real nutjob...

When is Bristol's kid due? When was the wedding? I never got my invite. Did you?

FBI arrests Birmingham, Alabama, mayor

What's the fight with Hitchins and Joan Walsh

Students For Equality: Nationwide walkout of class 9am Dec 3rd.

Obama is announcing and Palin is campaigning for Chambliss.

Obama is announcing and Palin is campaigning for Chambliss.

Parents: Slain anchorwoman was sexually assaulted

Awaiting Klamath Dam removal

Urgent e-mail plea from Jim Martin (Dem. candidate for US Senate running against Chambliss).

Harvard to honor Kennedy with an honorary degree. Biden, other pols to attend.

DC Likely to Gain Voting Member of Congress

Breaking NewsThe U.S. warned India of a potential maritime attack on Mumbai weeks before

The Ethical Consumerist Report - Demand for sushi endangers tuna

I Hope No One Is Going To Bangkok

Tina Fey explains her facial scar: when she was five years old she was slashed by a stranger

Explain why not a single top member of Obama's foreign policy/national security team opposed the war

Question...Mods Once I get My Answer please delete

Bush History-Military and Bush Insiders: Iraq War was "a strategic error ... unnecessary" 12/1

MC Karl Rove's most faithful groupie David Gregory To Moderate "Meet The Press"

Chavez proposes re-election

"Where's Sarah": The Return of a Classic - THE MUDFLATS

Indian officials quitting left and right---How many American officials quit after 9/11 and Katrina?

Palin campaigns for McCain...well um no, she recycles speech for Chambliss

Papua New Guinea women kill male babies to end tribal war

Did you know that homosexuals are not harassed, intimidated or threatened?

Did you know that homosexuals are not harassed, intimidated or threatened?

pay a fee for not flyiing??????

It's a recession

The pace of change is a danger to our incoming leaders

Bush wants to be liked for "having actually done something that's measurable"

Franken May Appeal To Senate, Courts

What would be the impact...

Economic News of the Weird (a personal note)

How soon after inaugurated will Pres. Obama submit the Iraq Status of Forces Agreement to Congress

Major El Pollo Loco franchisee donated $6000. to Proposition 8 :(

"(Mumbai Attacks) Must Bring Opportunity Rather Than the Defeat of a Nation"

"(Mumbai Attacks) Must Bring Opportunity Rather Than the Defeat of a Nation"

Bush: 'I Was Unprepared For War' (ABC Interview to Air Tonight)

National Enquirer: Now it can be told the screaming between Palin and McCain

Is It Possible To Support Barack Obama While Still Belonging To DU?

Your FAVORITE menu item at the George W. Bush Presidential LIE-berry cafeteria-slash-gift shop

The Terrorist Diary

Nobody **really** thinks Obama's a flaming liberal, do t hey?

So, the chimp is "sorry" I lost half of my retirement.

A Star Has Dimmed/The Light's Gone Out in Georgia

Warning from a retail veteran: It might be a very good idea NOT to publicize your polite-language

Toronto Star: Liberals, NDP and Bloc sign coalition pact (to give Harper the boot)

Pres. Elect Obama & Sen. Hillary Clinton PICS from this morning:

Panel Warns Biological Attack Likely By 2013

Interesting Repub question I read in another forum

I like this pic

Mugabe's Power Under Threat as Troops Riot Over Pay(Beginning of the end?)

So I finally watched Palin's Georgia campaigning

Bwahahahaha. Rice sayez she won't give Clinton much advice.

Help the Bush Administration find some good movie plots

Report: Rove Deeply Involved in U.S. Attorney Firings

Helen Thomas says it's a depression


U.S. Consumers Face `Liquidity Squeeze' as Banks Stop Loans

JPMorgan cutting 9,200 jobs at Washington Mutual

Mumbai Attacks: All 10 Terrorists Identified: Police

Hey, ColbertWatcher, Does This Square(Mal-Wart)?

Worst case scenario for personal finance. Do you have a plan?

Boston Legal Alert...

Requiem for a Maverick: the after-election "party" for John McCain

Regarding WalMart: Liabilty and responsibility are two entirely different things--and WM is LIABLE..

Please help find this lost XMas gem, or at least verify its existence or lack of same.

Weird and new stuff happening in Canada right now.... the left wing is uniting to toss out the cons

"This is a guy who showed up to solve problems,'" Bush said

How low can they go?: BushCo uses the "Chuck and Larry" movie to deny gay domestic partner benefits.

My Problem with Banks Abruptly Reducing Credit Card Line Limits

Excuse me BoA, those aren't your loans to modify, says investor in lawsuit

Why we needed Dingell - $25 billion in retooling being eyed for non-Big Three - by Democrats!!

A Vets view during the RNC. (was he an anarchist ?)

Raphael Lemkin, his story on

Help, more signatures needed. ASAP for Arrestee's of RNC

DOW falls off the cliff again... down 680.

Boycott Dadeland Mall

Per AP: Bush was warned about mortgage meltdown in 2006.Under pressure from banks halted regulation

Bush - CONTINUES TO LIE - About Iraqi War (Robert Parry)

Man this bloodless coup of the Canadian government sure is pissing of conservatives, ha!

"Gonna donate 'em to charity, oh, you betcha"..Sarah "Maverick" Palin Still Wearin' Campaign Clothes

Gov. Napolitano was praised by ACLU for stance on Real ID law. Things change.

After 9/11, Rove pressured the entertainment industry ‘to produce propaganda.’

Kentucky anti-terror law requires God be acknowledged

As Jim Morrison once said, "the whole shithouse goes up in flames," but Condi plays piano for Queen

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Opinion Question of the Day

There are a few things I have learned on DU after 4 years (just need to rant tonight)

EFF to Fight Against Telecom Immunity in Tuesday Hearing (Challenge constitutionality)

I've heard talk about changing the name of the Department of Homeland Security

This Modern World - The Bush years: A look back. By Tom Tomorrow

New Zealand Conservative Govt. Indifferent to Citizens in Thailand

Larisa Alexandrovna: Treasury Dept Investigating Bush U.S. Attorney for Leaking Target's Tax Returns

PHOTOS: Bush interviewed by Pastor Rick Warren after being given "International Medal of PEACE"

my state (calif) is going to fiscal hell in a handbasket.

Take a wild guess who owns THIS Christmas shoppe

My mom just blamed me being gay on my easy-bake oven.

Intel tries to turn the tables on AMD in document discovery dispute

Ugh....David Gregory for MTP?

Stand by Songweaver Amy Carol Webb- needs DU help - pls Rate It Up and Pass it On

Why in the world is Ludacris campaigning for Jim Martin.

The 9 yr old hunter hadn't been this excited since she killed her 3rd wild hog over Thanksgiving

it is three o' much worse will it get?

The Rude Pundit: Obama's Cabinet Choices Are Shut the Fuck Up

Two Men Are Having Nightmares: Dick Morris & Bill O'Reilly.

Bill Clinton mentioned for wife's Senate seat

LOL, read the posts from viewers complaining about last weeks Boston Legal

Ru-Row....Consumer Credit Lines To Dry Up in 2009

Best place to spend shopping on Black Friday.

This fervently anti-war Clinton basher is fine with her as SOS

But It's Okay, See, 'Cause He's a BAAAAD Person...

Why Prosperity Requires a Welfare State


Jon Stewart takes on the economy and the killer shopping deaths

I have a problem with the Obama definition of 'pragmatic'

1 in 5 young adults has a personality disorder !

A Thousand Splendid Suns and the Kite Runner

Leahy Pledges To Investigate Bushco: ‘Torture will be a major issue-All that’s going to be reviewed’

Do you support the continued occupation of Iraq? Obama just said we WILL NOT WITHDRAW completely.

aWol officially hits rock bottom

Y'all need some learnin'.

My New Desktop

Its worth having Sen. Clinton as SOS just to watch ate up drunks like Chris Hitchens heads exploding

Always remember why the windows are open in the security vehicles leading and tailing Obama's car

"We're fighting two wars"

Some Things You May Have Missed Over Thanksgiving (Howard Dean, O'Reilly, Dumb Politicians & More)

Bush regrets Iraqi WMD failure - "I will leave the presidency with my head held high," - GWB

The Virtuous Woman - SLAVERY IS NOT WRONG

The Virtuous Woman - SLAVERY IS NOT WRONG

show me one female politician with grey hair

FYI: General Wesley Clark's Son Is Guest Hosting TYT Today. He'll be joined by...

I Would Still Like To See Impeachment

I Would Still Like To See Impeachment

Wyeth Employee Balks At Outsourcing & Gets Fired

Courage to Dissent: Attacking Obama vs. Criticizing a Choice

Helen lets another one rip: "28% of Americans don’t think Sarah Palin is an Idiot"

As Congress Lay Dying

If You Just Listened Very Closely To Dana Perino You Wouldn't Be Smiling Now

Have any of you posted a comment at

Getting short-shrifted at the grocery store

Has the War on Christmas started yet?

Let's help the California priest who wants confessions

Here's one Obama supporter who sees no reason for the ferocious primary fight with Clinton

Andy Gibb is a Bad Ass.

I only WISH the Democrats had this much SPINE

JEB Bush urges GOP to create a “shadow government” during the Obama admin

Franken has a slim lead

East Coasters: step outside Moon Jupiter Venus, nt.

Anyone else get this email?

Fundies: "Will homosexuals silence America's Christians?"

Team Franken zeroes in on 9,000 rejected absentee ballots - Coleman leading by a mere 73 votes

Does anyone else get the feeling that Bill Clinton wakes up every morning of his life and .....

What are the best/worst jobs in bad economic times?

Amway Global, Quixtar, Alticor Inc.

Group buys full page ad in Chicago Trib to demand Obama prove he's American

Tweet has been reading DU and some arguments made by some of us

Psssttt... Walmart Has Thousands Of Stores. They All Market Too. They All Had Sales. No One Died.

War on Christmas! I am with Santy Claus! HO HO HO!! Put up your damn lights!

No, health care reform should not allow you to keep your employer's plan, even if you like it

No, health care reform should not allow you to keep your employer's plan, even if you like it

Official "Conservatives are out of power in Canada" party thread! Complete with party music!)

The lost world of Conservatives

The Obama "Dream Team": Rubin-clones And Other Fakers

Do You Support Obama's Planned Troop Surge in Afghanistan?

Who started this "Have a blessed day" thing, anyway?

How to lose friends and alienate people was SOOO funny

Okay, I'm officially a character in "Idiocracy"

OK, that 3 Minutes on the Beach game!!!!

And now.... selections from the greatest Christmas album ever recorded.

Dean and Borosage: words to progressive groups from 2004, 2005.....just as pertinent in 2008.


I'm home.

Favorite DU exclamation of disbelief?

I have this problem with cashews. Gesundheit.

My First Du Thread !!!! Britney vid

You'd think so, but nope!

Who else here is of the opinion that drugs are ALOT of fun, but you don't do them?

"High Class In Borrowed Shoes"

Name five LIVING non-Republicans dumber than Plaxico Burress. Darwin Award winners do not count.

Anyone have any CyberMonday links?

A little late, but more pictures from Election Night

That same tire was flat this morning.

my take on this past weekends shopping experience...

Good morning Lounge

It's such a relief

!!! ***CLICK ON ME*** !!!

Real or Fake?

Daily LOLBilly of the day.

I'm going to be in Times Square. What Chinese Restaurant do you suggest I visit?

this is not a sex thread, but seriously... "Nipples"

I haven't seen LP or SA around since the massacre in Mumbai.

If you were king/queen of the world, what previously verboten thing would you allow?

Most creative sandwich you've ever made.

This may be the cheesiest way to buy gifts but money is tight

Ok, so I watched 4 straight hours of "Whale Wars" on Animal Planet

I'm interviewing this guy who has donated literally

I'm baaaaaaaack! Did I miss anything?

Great Scott!

Baby nearly drowned by watered-down formula ("pro-lifers" created this economic crisis, mind you)

Great Scotch

I've got a technology craving

What do you think about asking Skinner for a "Morning Whiskey and Potato Chip" Forum?

Watch this and have a geekgasm.

Great Scratch!

Obama - Never gonna give you up

Is there anything I can do for a business, getting unwanted calls

Oh, dear God.

Should we recycle urine?

Dammit, I think I have a small animal, most likely a squirrel, in my pants...

Drove in some bad flatulence today

I'm having such a good day, I don't feel like going to choir practice tonight.

I just found out that Ziggy Stardust IS David Bowie

I'm thinking of dumping a mixture of mayo, honey mustard and ketchup on my mac and cheese.

I propose giving everyone assigned time slots for traveling around the holidays

Missouri lawmaker wants to ban beer bongs and beads to curb rowdy behavior on rivers

Happy Thread

I just found out that Screaming Lord Byron IS David Bowie

Favorite bad-ass, most kick-ass African-American ever?

No more bodily function threads!!

I can't let these Smiths and 80s threads go without a shoutout thread to Joy Division

I just found out that the Edward Norton character IS Tyler Durden

I saw a Prius yesterday that was plastered with pro McCain and anti-Obama stickers


I don't think I've been so disappointed in a long time...

The DUer Shakespeare ROCKS!!

I just found out that Hannah Montana IS Miley Cyrus

Great scat

Dick Tracy is on the case!

I just found out that Soylent Green is PEOPLE

Who is going to win next weeks Ravens v. Redskins football game?

apparently it is illegal to download bestiality videos in some states

nudist mullahs vs. crazed sex hippies

Britney Spears: Getting Back in Shape Took Hard Work

Who wants to play some Chubby Bunny?

I just found out that Verbal Kint IS Keyser Soze

Name The Song

kitten picture of the day for monday december 1

"The federal government has just awarded $700B for mortgage bailout."

We've been invited to a holiday open house. Hostess gift?

Dammit, I think I have a small animal, most likely a squirrel, in the wall of my house...

Pushing Daisies got canceled but somehow According to Jim is still on the air.

immanuel kant is wrong

Man says God ordered him to ram vehicle at 100 mph

Why do supposedly intelligent people forward urban legends to their

I saw Primus yesterday. They were plastered with pro McCain and anti-Obama stickers

Who watches Boston Legal

I just found out Morrissey IS Vanilla Ice.

electronic devices help?

Apparently, it's National Somebody Peed In My Wheaties Day.

I just found out that Tina Fey IS Sarah Palin

So this guy in a seminar started talking today about how Bill Murray's character tried to get...

I just found out that Parche IS turtlensue

Question about Obama's cabinet

(think of something witty to post, think of something witty to post.....

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Love It or Leave It

MySpace Music is giving away a trip to see Oasis.

I just found out that Turtleandsue IS Turtleandsue Romo

why can't indesign do everything that photoshop can do?

Can Mice and Squirrels Hear Train Whistles?

OK, so then, what's the WORST fictional universe?

Please forgive me for this

THEORY: The Jonas Brothers played in a movie called "Camp Rock." Hence, they are a REAL rock band.

I just found out that Parche, Madinmaryland and Tony Romo are the same person....

The only holiday shopping I am interested in is getting a few cases of beer and a big ham.

The following was posted on a Yahoo stock board that I is lovely

Okay, this has really been bugging me

Laundry FAIL.

Hey, Who Put The Rum IN My Slurpee?

How great was my Thanksgiving? I was adopted by Biko the ranch cat.

Fruitcake Is It That Bad?

my quote of the day

Been awhile since I've seen a football game. Is Bret Star still the Cowboy's quarterback?

Mario Lopez has a job!

What's your high score for "3 Minutes in the Crackhouse?"

I Have Been Trying To Call Amex All Day, But Brenda Keeps Answering And Hanging Up

i ran over a box of puppies before i plowed into the christian daycare center this morning

you know that saying, "it's five o'clock somewhere"?


I'm making no excuses for Wal-Mart (WARNING-- VERY LONG)

Douchebag, Total Asshole, Champion Dumbass

find a little wood

Why do you people hate on fruitcake so much?

Name this tune.

is it any wonder i reject you first?

I'm watching a downloaded copy of Twilight at work.

Gay DUers: What is the significance of the Greek letter 'Lambda'?

The revenge of the corneal ulcer(s)

I need objective opinions about something I made.

do you even realize that "cool jerk" was originally entitled "pimp jerk?"

SonOfGoG the Younger has a nasty stomach bug...

Apparently I have to lose 15-20 Lbs since I have the beginnings of Osteoarthritis

Who is going out to look at the moon tonight?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 12/1/2008)

Boy George Admits To Handcuffing Escort. MEANWHILE: Duck admits its ass is water-tight. Film at 11.

do you even realize that "soda jerk" was originally entitled "soda nerd?"

I bet this is what Harper has on his stereo right now

Have you guys been in GDP today? Proof that, if there weren't anything to argue about,

The next person who alludes to 'The Truman Show' in lieu of making an actual point

I Love The History Channel Show Extreme Trains Tuesday Nights

I just got back from India, anything happened here while i was gone?

Why are some people so proud of their own ignorance?

The Day That Never Comes...

Do you realize...

I do believe there exists a coordinated effort to manipulate the masses by those,...

What would MLK say if he were alive today?

My GPS System was just stolen out of my car

Do you realize...


Need help getting smell out of tongues

Post teaching career options?

Who here has had a father throw his daughter's prosthetic leg at you in a drunken rage...

Two of BoyM's friends have been arrested.

When I was little, my mom used to tell me that a potatoe would grow in my unwashed ear...

Coffee? *pfft* who needs coffee to wake up?


I Have Been Trying To Send This Fuking Fax To Virginia All Day

A Black Liberal President Elect Obama and Hillary as Sec. of State .... Oh my!

How the Hell did I gain 6 Pounds in two weeks?

How to microwave your own popcorn

Is there a more obnoxious and childish-sounding epithet than "hater?"


nostalgia for 90's Republicans will one day be very lucrative

datasuspect datasuspect datasuspect datasuspect datasuspect is spelled F U C K...

Dr Z. needs your prayers. two strokes this past week-end

CNN: Declassified government docs show U.S. let Saddam gas Kurds for farm deal

Did you notice the sky tonight?

Need help getting smell out of car

Norton sez I'm clean

Any DUers have Internet Explorer 6 installed? I need an IE6 check on new JS/CSS

Whats the cheapest blu ray player I can find?

If I watch too much porn, will I forget how to "do it"?

Why are some people so ignorant of their own pride?

The most frightening words you can hear from an acquaintance.


I want some Litigator Loppers so bad!

Ever have someone rip off his own head, light it on fire, and throw it at you?

Mouse seems to be the theme tonight.


Ok, there was a noose in the mouse and I put the noise down. Just noticed the noise is gone.

Favorite French kniggit insult from Monty Python & the Holy Grail?

Back on the old Vicodin train for a night...

I wish I could take more "mental health days".

I'm going to the bun store, anyone need anything?

Unreal. December 1, and it is 89 degrees at 10 pm in upstate NY.

I like En Vogue. There, I said it.

OK. If you give a moose a cookie, then what happens?

Ok, there was a moose in the house and I put poison down. Just noticed the poison is gone.

YouTube: ZAPPA, "Muffin Man," from the film "Baby Snakes"...

I'm going to the nun store, anyone need anything?

ain't it ironic - the guy who plays the PSU Nittany Lions mascot is named james sheep - he's also

Does anyone here work a job on the midnight shift?

Central NY DUers: Has the locust plague subsided at all?

Dead Like Me: Life After Death movie coming 02/17/09

If taterguy watches too much porn, will his arm fall off?


Name an animal that starts with the letter...

Thanks to the "Celtic Women" thread, I just spent at least an hour reading about IRA terror attacks.

The Jones Stones, The Taylor Stones, or The Wood Stones

There Were Car Wrecks All Over The Place Due To Weather On I-540

Celtic Woman is to Gaelic Music as Thomas Kincaid is to Art

Merry Christmas!

Tell us a story about "sourdough starter"

Best Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist.

Jonas Brothers Like Them Or Hate Them>


Donnie Darko.Is it good?

Today is World AIDS Day.

Unreal. December 1, and it is 19 degrees at 10 am in downtown LA

I'm going to the nun store. I can't help myself, it's a habit. n/t

Can you hear whistlepigs from your house?

How many pampered little princesses does it take to change a light bulb?

It was the weirdest damned thing I've ever heard.

The Research Project from Hell is now completed.

Richardo Reviews: 'Australia'

any current or former federal employees?

Animal planet is a great channel. n/t

OK. If you give a kook some nookie, then what happens?

Comic Books

So what's in your playlist right now?

Howdy from near Austin, I am visiting my Aunt who is lives in the country.

How do you like these Boobies?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/1/08


McDonald's raises price of Double Cheeseburger to $1.19, effective today...and a nation weeps.

People are not mere "things".


What fad words or sayings would you rather people stopped using?

Why can't I get through to anyone at Amex all of a sudden?

The but tutcher is failing Kindergarten!

Okay, I'll Admit It, Tonight I'm Teh Attention Whore

Extemporaneous Open Mic Poetry Thread

Obviously, you have never been to a rock concert...

Listen up, Jonas Brothers Haters.

Cat people: Have you tried Pill Pockets for pilling pets?

Can you hear train whistles from your house?

Some things are just soooo wrong.

So, we were looking for a nanny for our daughter...

Your favorite: "Love the music, hate the singer"?

NFL To Show First-Ever 3D Game-Thursday night Raiders vs. Chargers

Now that turtlensue has re-emerged after her mourning period, on to the matter of Skins v. Ravens.

I have experienced "Panda Express" for the first time

Did you ever Womble?

I am in need of a 35mm camera

What songs reduce you to tears?

Best post-nuclear-holocaust movie to date?

I don't WANT to 'have a blessed day', okay?

Anyone have access to a Navy Exchange?

being an adult is weird

How do you guys feel about this home remedy?

My state is better than (name another state).

I've got big balls.

Whopper Virgins: it doesn't get much more offensive than this

Whopper Virgins: it doesn't get much more offensive than this

what should I do?

How important is physical attraction when confronted with

Which pic of Gale Harold do you like the best?

Oldest Ever Lolcat Found *gasp* (Iz From Teh 1905)


Fuck You Failure George Fucking W. Bush . . . .

Electric guitar players: what think you of the Line 6 Spider III 75 amplifier?

I want some Alligator Loppers so bad!

A Man Who Likes Disco Music is a

Kitten Picture of the Day for Tuesday December 2

Another Lounge cat thread! :)

Big 10 Football realignment with 12 teams

Great Scot!

Ladybird Books

Loungers, please say hello to Harry

I'm stuck on level 11 of Assembler 2

What Is The Worst Remake Of A Song Ever

So I saw the movie Twilight this weekend

Let's see a pic of your city and a youtube vid from a band hailing from there

Oh joy...

Hey genius! Yeah, YOU. You over there at the fax machine.

The new smoke detector works well.

One year ago today Obama made a pledge to have members of his team meet with grassroots activists

What a great day this is--two of our greatest democrats joining forces

Radio Coverage of Our President's Nat. Security Team Press Conference

In honor of Hillary's appointment as Secretary of State,

I don't have to like Obama's defense-related appointments, but I'm not disappointed by them

Let me just say that Obama's press conferences totally kick ass.

It's still just a RUMOR!

Palin in GA trying to get the Moran vote out for Chambliss

Obama announcements: Hillary, Gates, Holder, Susan Rice, Gen. Jones, Napolitano!

The best thing about the National Security Team announcement:

Neocons, Republicans and War Criminals Rave About Obama's 'Team of Rivals'

Jim Martin bringing out the big guns today. Ludacris to stump for him today

Look over your shoulders, Hillary Haters......Karma is gaining on you....

since she won't go away, why haven't we been told about Palin's son's terrorist activities?

Does Gates have to be confirmed again?

Obama to the few squabbling Americans remaining: Give it up. Grow up. And Move On with It.

Secretary of State Clinton will be fourth down in the presidential line of succession.

Obama Walks The Walk...

USA Today: The Dow has rallied 17% during 5 day session since Obama economic news conference

DAMN IT just when I thought it couldn't sink in more it has sunk in deeper WE ARE REALLY TAKING ...

Normally I think Joe Klein bites, but this week in Time he nails it!

Obama has assembled an incredible National Security team

New national security team takes a bow (Obama's prepared remarks)

SOS Caption

****Heads Up: Obama Now Live To Announce Security Team****

A Handpicked Obama Team for a Shift in Foreign Policy

President Obama has a kick ass National Security Team. Congrats to them All, and Congrats to US!

Secretary State Designate Hillary Clinton has a learning disability!!!!

There are no "Hillary Supporters" or "Obama Supporters" on DU

What a great Nat'l Security team: Sec. Gates, Gen. Jones, Sen. Clinton

Biden: "one of the most talented national security teams ever assembled."

Bush says some voters backed Obama ‘because of me’


I Have To Admit - One Thing About Today's Press Conference Disappointed Me A Little...

Is Susan Rice any relation to Condi?


Obama inauguration is all the buzz at L.A. schools (kids raising money to go to event)

Franken has picked up a few more votes so far today...

DU GDP got Punked!!!!!!

It's really pretty funny that Hillary Clinton will likely get that 3am call from Pres. Obama

Breaking news! Breaking News! Heads are popping all OVER

I congratulate HRC on her nomination for Sec. of State.

Anyone else thinks that Hillary has her eyes on the pie?

British Foreign Sec'y tells Condi: "You'll be a very hard act to follow."

OK, "progressives." Put up or shut up.

Thoughtful, reflective, intelligent, well educated

A note about Hillary meeting with hostile leaders...

This pic from HuffPost is awesome.

Cheney must have sold off his holdings, dow down near 700 points.

Did the Dow drop today because of the "officially in a recession" thing?

Gates, What do you think?

I am SOOOOO proud to belong to the party of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton!

How long will it take to vet 200K donors?

Saying the far Left and the far Right are Obama's biggest problem is crap.

Anyone else think Hillary still has her eye on the presidency?

Huffingtonpost: BUSH LETS IT ALL OUT

What Do You Expect?

Susan Rice is a Secretary of State in waiting...

No questions from Fox News have been taken by P-E Obama at any of his five press conferences.

Not a One Way Street between President and his/her Advisors

Sarah Palin still pisses people off.

Once upon a time, OBama was ridiculed for his "Change" message by many, But now....

It Is Now Official: Hillary Will Be The Next SOS!

I never supported Hillary, but....

There have now been 11 recessions since World War II..... 9 of them during GOP administrations...

O/T-A funny moment on MSNBC

Press is going crazy with the Obama-Clinton relationship

Clinton among the rivals

Chavez Cancels Cyndi Lauper Concert Due To Her and Obama's Gay Rights Stance

OBAMA: "Hillary’s appointment is a sign to friend and foe of the seriousness of my commitment"

Obamanomics vs. Reaganomics: Let's Get Ready to Rumble!

President Obama and Secretary Clinton...has a nice ring to it eh?

Obama: "I expect them to implement that vision once decisions made."

MSNBC covered Palin's entire speech for Chambliss today without covering Chambliss.

Get your hot crow sammies here!

Bush Uses Final 50 Days In Office To Tout Legacy (that should last for what - 10 minutes?)

I'm still not convinced the Clinton camp didn't stage that whole press conference.

Hillary fell for it!

Chavez pushes for more time in office

Current President MIA, Accepting ridiculous made-up Award for Peace while Dow Plunges!

I want my Obama t-shirt!

NDP-Liberal Coalition to take over government in Canada with no confidence vote!

The Return of Debate? "Nobody would pull the plug on stupidity."

George thinks he was unprepared for war

PA-Sen: Toomey Eyeing a Rematch?

Hillary supporters: Please try to rise above it.

Why is the press de-emphasizing Susan Rice?

The US will never be a social democracy...

Please kick and rec my Wal-Mart opus. (DU link inside)

Is this "inappropriate?"

George W. Bush Belongs In Prison

Should we be worried that Rush Limbaugh thinks Clinton as SOS is a "brilliant stroke?"

"Obama To Meet With Governors In Philly" (on Tuesday)

The Michelle Obama “Career-Launcher” for Emerging Designer Jason Wu

Freakers "Master Plan": File suit everytime Obama issues order

Sorry, I for one am not giving up my state or my rights without a fight.

Obama lacks the political courage to go help Jim Martin personally

I congratulate HRC on her nomination for Sec. of State. Best wishes to her, and good luck.

Should Eric Holder Sing "Let The Eagles Soar" During His Confirmation Hearing?

What Positions Are Left For President Elect Obama To Fill In His Cabinet?

Obama's Trickle-Down Equanimity

Covering Barack: The New Yorker Vets the President-Elect

John Kerry congratulates Clinton and other national security nominees

Anchorage Daily News Editorial Page Editor on Palin campaigning for Chambliss

Key members of Obama-Biden national security team announced

Hillary, I Am So Damn Proud Of You!

Buchanan on Tweety: "this is the last roll of the dice"

I am a Democrat, I am "the left", I am a "liberal". They are all good things to be.

Obama is creating the American near equivelent of a National Unity Government

Gates and the "October Surprise"

ROFL!! Joan Walsh is about to kick Drunk Hitchens' ass

REALITY CHECK: This horrible, murderous, incompetent woman has no business being Secretary of State.

Why Obama Sees Hillary As "A Big Potential Asset At State" (Emptywheel)

What the heck is "coke jaw"? I see people commenting that bratboy is displaying signs of this?

I love this latest New Yorker cover...

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are on the same team. The knee-jerk bickering is a bore.

What I wanted to hear --Obama "I am calling for the start of an immediate withdrawal

Obama-Biden Transition Project releases names of donors

Should We Now Admit That McCain's Attacks On Obama's Associations With Radicals Were Fair?

On being left out at the table

Handy US Government Organizational Chart to remind people who is in charge (large graphic)

Is there any news on the Minnesota recount?

Is it possible for Susan Rice as UN Ambassador to have more

Is it too early for Senator Bill Clinton (NY) as replacement or U.S. Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand?

Barack Obama to buy rare £20,000 gold ring for his wife to say 'thanks for your support'

If you enjoy watching Freeper's heads exploding

A World Awaits the Return of a Familiar Face---Waiting for Hillary

Oh no! David Gregory new moderator of Meet the Press

It's all about our expectations...

Bush on the economy and accountability: "A lot of the decisions were made before I arrived"

Tony Villaraigosa as possible Labor Secretary

Where the money went...

Don’t Mess with the Black SUVs

Obama gets elected and now the recession starts!

Miss Alaska--who BEAT Palin in 1984--campaigned for Martin today!

Did anyone else just watch Christopher Hitchens on Hardball?

Netroots in Iran

Hysterical (and wonderful) Rolling Stones article on the election.

I'm in the tank for the team of rivals to be thrown under the bus

Gates maintainig his position does not settle well with me....

True or false: This was the promised price for Hillary's support during the election

Pray for me. Pray for Arizona.

Those nervous about Hillary as S.o.S.... you DO realize that Obama has the final say in EVERYTHING?

You Guys Do Realize That Clinton Is The Most Respected/Adored Figure In The World, Right?

Hillary Clinton will carry out the President's Will Internationally... Hillary is a fantastic pick..

Steve Schmidt: Bobby Jindal will be President

President Clinton left America in a State of Wealth, Peaceful, Stable, and a yearly SURPLUS

Napolitano nom will give AZ 1st gov without college degree and fast track AZ to repeal abortion

K & R this thread if you want an end to hostile relations with Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba.

How come Ringo Starr couldn't teach his son to be a good enough drummer for Oasis?

AS I PROMISED: Valerie Jarrett and Melody Barnes to meet with GRASSROOTS LEADERS on Dec. 4

Sanchez (CNN) hints at wrongdoing by Gov Napolitano

Hillary isn't the problem. You are.

The Cluster Bomb Disgrace

Poll: Obama job approval by primary choice

Change that We Can Start to Believe in......

OK, I have a prediction to make, hear me out

UN starts climate talks in Poland to seek deal in Copenhagen

Big showdown in Paul v. Clinton, et al. now set for December 4 in Los Angeles Superior Court

FDA Allows Melamine In Infant Formula

World leaders pledge to fight HIV

Chavez pushes for more time in office

Video Allegedly Shows India Terror Arrest

Court may not be able to end Thailand crisis

Chabad Movement Vows to Continue Work of Couple Killed in Attack

Systemic failure seen in India's response to attacks

Mumbai police bought luxury cars not new weapons

NATO trucks attacked in Pakistan; bomber kills 8

Doris Dungey, Prescient Finance Blogger, Dies at 47

AP IMPACT: US diluted loan rules before crash

Dozens killed in Iraqi bombings

President George W. Bush to Receive 'International Medal of Peace' on 20th World AIDS Day

Bush: 'I Was Unprepared For War' (ABC Interview to Air Tonight)

U.S. troops investigated for abuse of Afghans

Police: suicide bomber kills 10 Afghans in market

Huffington Post Gets $25 Million for New Initiatives

NPR journalists narrowly escape Iraq car bomb

Treasury Dept investigating Bush US Attorney for leaking state Supreme Court judge's tax returns

Determination of the December 2007 Peak in Economic Activity

Bangkok Protesters Aim to ‘Re-educate’ Rural Thais

Wyeth Employee Balks At Outsourcing & Gets Fired

Conservative Crowd Cheers When Palin Mentions 9/11

Bush: My Biggest Regret Was Failure Of Iraq Intelligence

After Terror Attack, Indians Rage at Government, Pakistan

Feds unseal 101-count indictment charging Birmingham Mayor Larry Langford

Bush: 'I'm sorry' the economic crisis is occurring

U.S. Warned India in October of Potential Terror Attack

Schwarzenegger declares fiscal emergency in Calif.: report

Bush administration ignored clear warnings (of financial meltdown)

Bush Officials to Announce Economic Agreement in China

John McCain makes surprise visit to Baghdad

U.S. Economy Entered Recession In December 2007: NBER

Labor Department Accused of Straying From Enforcement

China rejects EU criticism of Taiwan spy execution

Nestle water ads misleading

Impeachment spot to run in California

Oil Falls to Lowest in More Than 3 Years After OPEC Defers Cuts

Manufacturing Slows in China

Cheney judge to stay; drops Lucio Indictment

Ted Kennedy to get Harvard honors

1 hospitalized after shooting at Miami-area mall

Anti-smoking advocates target Michigan spending

Dow closes down about 680 points (plunge is fourth worst daily drop in history)

Kentucky Man Demands Proof That Obama Is A U.S. Citizen

Ford weighs selling Volvo amid industry downturn

9,200 Washington Mutual jobs cut

Lawyer: Trampled NY worker lacked crowd training

Thousands Of Ex-Paramilitaries Active In Colombia - Study

Bush says 'I'm sorry' economic crisis is occurring (kind of blames Clinton for it)

Treasury Dep't Investigating U.S. Attorney for Leaking State Supreme Court Justice's Tax Returns

Venice is hit by serious flooding

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday December 1

Obama Announces Clinton

Military to Deploy 20,000 Soldiers For Homeland Security

Deep Discounts Draw Shoppers, but Not Profits

J.P. Morgan sees Fed cutting rates to zero in Jan

U.S. troops may be out of Iraq in 16 months: Obama

Mumbai: Muslim body refuses to bury 9 killers

Schwarzenegger Cites Fiscal Emergency, Orders Special Session

It's official: Recession since Dec. '07

Rice says she won't give Clinton too much advice for new role

Bailed out Citigroup buys Spanish Company for 10Bn

Bailed out Citigroup buys Spanish Company for 10Bn

Cheney, Gonzales indictments dropped

Sen. Durbin asks Bush to commute sentence of ex-Ill. governor

Pakistan blames 'non-state actors' for attacks

Pentagon hires British scientist to help build robot soldiers that 'won't commit war crimes'

Government warned of mortgage meltdown(Bush WH Ignored Mortgage Meltdown Warnings)

Bush FCC Chairman Considering 'Porn-Free Internet'

China's first home-made jet flies

Franken May Ask Senate to Intervene in Minn. Recount

Worker was 'trampled to death'

Alaska Democrats Pan Palin for Partisan Travel

Sacked Japan air force head defends WWII actions

Obama Cabinet Pick Napolitano Gives Arizona a Republican Governor

Ford Chief to Drive to Washington for Hearings on Aid

Credit Card Industry May Cut $2 Trillion Of Lines: Analyst

Primary Care Doctors Urge HIV Tests for All U.S. Teens, Adults

Bush says some voters backed Obama ‘because of me’

In Courtroom Showdown, Bush Demands Amnesty for Spying Telecoms

Meet the Press to Tap David Gregory for Hosting Duties

A Breathtaking Aspiration for AIDS (NYT editorial)

A Breathtaking Aspiration for AIDS

The Doves were Right.

Marjorie Cohn: After Seven Years, Guantánamo Prisoners Need to be Tried or Released

Chabad Movement Vows to Continue Work of Couple Killed in Attack

Guardian UK: Unhealthy incomes

Toronto Star: The upside of the economic downturn

Documenting the Undocumented

Chris Matthews Already Instigating an Obama-Hillary Rift

NYT, pg1: A Handpicked Team for a Sweeping Shift in Foreign Policy

WORLD NEWS TRUST: Does Mr. O Know? (James Kunstler)

Team of Centrists

Star Wars creator, Google CEO among Obama donors

The F Word: DC to Delhi: Only Our Missiles, not Yours.

Uncovering the Final Secrets of the Bush Administration

H-1B Visas to Get More Scrutiny

Bush administration ignored regulators' warning of mortgage meltdown

Saxby Chambliss Doesn't Care About You

Neo-Conservative Terrorists Who Poisoned The FDA-And Poisoned Everyone Else BPA, Melamine, Bribes

Bush Aides Rush to Enact a Rule Obama Opposes

Five-figure bonuses stun Chicago plant workers

Neoconservatism for Dummies

Calif. budget deficit turns spotlight on Prop. 13 (July 2 article worth another look)

Bush: 'I was unprepared for war'

Mumbai Terror Attacks Will Hurt India’s Drugmakers

White Supremacist Republicans Unite!

Paul Krugman:Deficits and the Future

FDR clip Thom Hartmann played today "economic royalists..." (plus audio link for all fireside chats)

OUTSIDE AGITATOR - Naomi Klein and the new new left

Neoconservatism for Dummies

Krugman: How did a few failed banks add up to a financial meltdown?

Pentagon hires British scientist to help build robot soldiers that 'won't commit war crimes'

Simon Calder: Cuba as risky as Darfur? Don't make me laugh

Secy of State Hillary good news for India

There's A Stynk

Bush: Iraq intelligence failure 'biggest regret'

Significant Attack Hits DoD Computers

Forget Adam Sandler's Hanukkah Song, Here's the Atheism Song

Bush ‘Ignored Remarkably Prescient Warnings That Foretold The Financial Meltdown’»

World Stability Hangs By A Thread As Economies Continue To Unravel

GOP Intellectual Center: Goldwater, McCarthy, Reagan, Elmer Gantry?

McCain’s Gift to the GOP, Palin the Time Bomb?

Do You Know What You Are?

Paul Krugman Says Economy in "Steep Steep Decline"

Israel alarmed by EU bid to reopen Orient House as part peace plan

Israel to free Hamas 'bargaining chips' arrested over Shalit kidnapping

Family of Mumbai Chabad victim rejects official Israeli memorial

WORLD NEWS TRUST: Gaza: Salvation in a News Broadcast (Ramzy Baroud)

Try Tough Love, Hillary

Thin line makes vast difference to life in israel


Stock Market Blues

The Parallax View (1974) | Original Trailer (& review)

The News Behind the News pt. 2

The News Behind the News pt.1

Priest Tells Obama-Voting Catholics to Attend Confession

Palin Strumps For Saxby Chambliss

GOPS: Pardon Me?

Hillary Clinton Remarks on Becoming Next Sec. of State

Democracy Now: Roundtable on the Mumbai Attacks

Ga. Senate Race Last Big Contest of 2008

Hillary Clinton's Speech Upon Nomination

ABC News-Charlie Gibson Interviews President George Bush

Obama Marks 20th Anniversary of World AIDS Day

Eric Holder Remarks on Joining Obama Admin. as Attorney General

Biden Remarks on Obama National Security Team

'Gays Too Precious To Risk In Combat'

Saxby Chambliss Gropes his Granddaughter

TYT: Andrew Zimmern of the Travel Channel's 'Bizarre Foods' Talks To Cenk & Ana

GRAMMAR POLICE! What direction our country will go much depends on the vote that is taken here

Alleged Videotape Of Valley Stream, NY Wal-Mart Incident

Israeli warships block Libyan aid boat near Gaza

Joan Walsh (Hills Friend) smacks down drunk Hitchens--Now that's how you do it.

Democracy Now: Wal-Mart Employee Trampled to Death by Shoppers

Disturbed- Land of Confusion: Rather Prophetic As of Late

Darryl Hannah Joins Sea Shepherd Crew to Antarctica

Military to Deploy 20,000 Soldiers for "Homeland Security"

Congressional Black Caucus on Gay Marriage & PROP 8

LGBT AD - Aids Awareness

WSJ: Republican Party to 'Purify' Itself - Stalin's Hit List

TheRealNews: Army ready for domestic "civil unrest and crowd control"

Jeb Bush flagrantly brandishes his giant bloated head, advocates GOP shadow government

Jeb Bush flagrantly brandishes his giant bloated head, advocates GOP shadow government

Sam Seder Gets Shot At.

Liberals, NDP and Bloc intend to dissolve Parliment with a coalition (Canada)

jones and biden on obama's national security

Obama Introduces His National Security Team

Stand by Amy Carol Webb

Barbara Boxer Slaps Jim Inhofe

'Up or out' rules eased

Deadline approaching for captains to apply for special schools, training

UN unveils anti-fraud measures for Iraq vote

Bases brace for stress-related disorders

Neb. vet still recovering from Iraq wounds

New probe sought in Iraq death

Some vets exploring Chinese healing

Court to focus on vet substance issues

Gulf War vets still face health struggles

Report blames crews for Super Hornet collision

Deep-diving NR-1 wraps up its 40-year career

Sailor forgives shipmate who stabbed him

Pirate plan goes global with intel sharing

NATO trucks attacked in Pakistan

Tank-laden Ukrainian ship could be freed soon

P-3 flight heralds end for Maine base

(Navy Times) Op-Ed: Confronting piracy

Corps closes some jobs to re-enlistment

Marine Corps plans solar, biofuel power

Corps mulls training for Afghanistan fight

$30,000 Redux bonus could cost you $427,000

Less troops choosing Redux plan

Specific plan can make Redux better option

Iraqi officer arrested in assassination probe

Cognitive tests required for Europe-based troops

Corps mandates predeployment TBI test

Army embeds FCS training in vehicles

Marines Try Out New Explosives

Minister Quits Over Mumbai Intel Failures

DOD Places Burden on Pregnant Spouses

Alaska's 2008 Muckracker of the Year - Dr. Riki Ott, author of "Not One Drop"...

Bangladesh's climate refugees search for higher ground

Nuclear plan faces scrutiny (SC)

Tax break could mean more solar panels in Anne Arundel (MD)

Oregan farmers reaps stability from wind

The overoptimized society

BMW, Vatenfall Plan Electric Car Network for Berlin

Farmers may pay a stiff price for contributions to global warming.

Think Globally, Shop Locally

Mandates driving surge to the river for hydropower

Earthquakes in LBN

Climate change juggernaut on the horizon, UN talks told

Portland offers $12.5 million to woo Vestas Wind Systems

Carbon is forever: Fossil CO2 impacts will outlast Stonehenge and nuclear waste

Sierra Nevada climate changes feed monster, forest-devouring fires

On Bailouts and Sports Cars (response to NYT hatchet job on Tesla)

Germany targets one million electric (cars by 2020)

Wind could renew manufacturing - Demand for turbines outstrips supply

Squeezing the Most From a Stimulus Plan

UN team warns of hard landing for dollar

Culture of Life Financial Rants!

Hedge Funds Impose Emergency Measures To Block Withdrawal Requests

Paul Krugman: People should be reading Adam Posen

From CalculatedRisk: Remembering Tanta

Will someone in power say the D-word already???

Activist moves homeless into foreclosures

What's a good left leaning econ 101 book?

Our Lacking Labor Laws

Newsweek : Profile on Maddow

one bad apple.

LGBT Groups Unite to Support EFCA

As of Today, I'm a Card Carrying Member of Lambda Legal

"Gay is the New Black" . . . uh oh.

Chavez Cancels Cyndi Lauper Concert Due To Her and Obama's Gay Rights Stance

What's the story about Chavez and Cyndi Lauper?

What counts as democracy in Bolivia? (Buffalo News)

Chavez announces re-election plan

Thousands Of Ex-Paramilitaries Active In Colombia - Study

Three Venezuelan unionists assassinated

Any book suggestions?

Will Jack Del Rio be back next year?

Oakland Raiders in 3D!!! check local listings (Thursday night Dec.4th vs. the Chargers)

Fill in the blank: The BCS deciding the Big 12 South winner is like _____.

For Die-Hard Fans, A Red Sox Casket

Good win for the Steelers,

Expert or Shill?

Medicare’s Too Costly Private Plans

Pluto in Capricorn Pt 1: 2008 ~ 2024 - Soul Making on Mother Earth

Astro-Financial trends/update

Weekly Healing Project #14 | Nov 30 - Dec 6 | Healing the Inner Child & Birth Trauma

Three Mountains across Cook Inlet

Geriatric cat - 18 years old and drooling

first snow

Digital Camera Advice: Help Please

DE state police look at mental health records for gun purchases, ACLU concerned.

Should firearms be used in self-defense, or should you call the police?

two leg photos, unrelated execpt for focus

Are AR-15 and semi-automatic AK-type rifles in common use?

Bad day for a bad day...

What justification does a question require?

If you believe in an afterlife, why do you believe in it? nt

I need an easy cheesecake recipe.

Potentially Universal Mechanism Of Aging Identified

Video of Giant Iceberg forming

Request for new 9/1 commission scrubbed from

Members of Israeli spy ring 'related to 9/11 hijacker'

Dual boot question.

Prime Minister Ignatieff? So says the National Post

The Hill Times: Conservatives truly surprised by opposition parties' 'furious' reaction

Bob Rae just officially filed his nomination papers to squelch...

What can the GG do now?

The Accord

Have you all called your MP yet?

Email addys all MPs.

I can't fucking wait until Harper is officially opposition again......

As I was saying, Dion will lead the coalition.

Conservatives "fume" about blunder

"Terrorists have no soul. They have no religion"

Freepers at call for "armed insurrection" if coalition goes ahead


Sen. Kerry congratulates the new Natl Security Team for Pres Obama

Fire Ted Thompson, Yes Or No?