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Archives: December 10, 2008

Charlie Rose looks good. Current events so far, RE: Blog gov. nt

Some here don't get it.

In China, OPEC's nightmare comes true

In China, OPEC's nightmare comes true

Earth Hour 2009 - March 28th

Quote from President-elect Obama: “Yeah, I don’t do cowering.”

Things are going to get interesting in Canada. Ignatieff poised to replace Dion

Anything stopping Blago from appointing himself Senator now?

NY-13: Fossella Sentenced to 5 Days in Slammer, Plots Comeback

Reuters: Pakistani PM confirms arrest of 2 Lashkar suspects

Have you noticed the right-wingers to stop whining about "not being in power" ?

World's greatest automaker denies crisis; cuts workforce

In politics, you first campaign to your base (Primary), then the center (Election), then,

Dennis Kucinich pwned Daniel Mudd

Anyone watch our newest member---Go Left TV?

It's time to play Name That Goon! Rod Blagojevich vs. Tony Soprano

Guardian UK: What's black and white and red all over? Newspaper balance sheets.

The White Nationalist Behind Bill O'Reilly's War on Christmas

If The FBI can Wiretap a Governor, Why not the VP?

O.J. goes to prison, CEOs beg and mope, Hummers as STDs. Where are we?

DU Deserves a Stern Lecture

Question for DUers: What would have been the main story

Indian car sales post biggest fall in eight years - 18% drop

Long-Standing Conflict Ends As Israel Returns Lawn Mower To Palestine

6 Afghan police killed in mistaken US strike

What could Bush do between now and Jan 20th that would piss you off the most?

Output sinks across Europe, car factories hit

Infrastructure projects "shovel ready" means "the campaign contributor has been selected"

WHY would a special election in Ill. cost $50 million????

Quote of the day: Retired intelligence chief Thomas Fingar on Bush

We are adopting a family in need for Christmas...

The Repukes are out this morning

My prediction Brago/Rezko/Obama connection

the Siegelman/Alabama dichotomy on Democratic Underground

Robert L. Borosage: Post Partisan Progressives

wish me luck.... job interview next week

I've been eternally banned from Sean Hannity's Board - here's why (verbatim)...

Supreme Court Overturns Bush v. Gore

Is this a little to late??? FBI Investigating Coleman, Paper Reports

Larry Craig Loses

Phone Tapping Fun!!

How Low Will They GO? Auto Worker Wages

Some random thoughts and observations for a Wednesday morning...

Pakistan's Lashkar Arrests Met With Indian Mistrust

Capitalist Fools "GREEDOMICS"-Scheme Kick Started Under Reagan-By Joseph E. Stiglitz (Vanity Fair)

free online concert by Aztec Two-Step . . .

Holy blankety bleep blank blank bleeping blanky blank, were Mika and Schmo trying to connect Obama

why am I getting unsolicited magazines in the mail?

Whitewaterloo the pubbie shit talkers taste blood in the water...

Amazing! Campaign financing is not part of the "pay to play" discussion at all.

Governor Blagojevich, resign...chicago tribune

My co-workers are surprised to see me so animated about the Blago scandal

Any news on the Al Franken recount?

Democrats outnumber Republicans in NH for the first time EVER

NATO Explores Alternatives to Khyber Pass, No Good Options

GOP SCANDAL: House Probe of FCC Finds "Egregious Abuses of Power"

Hard times for CEO's ROFL

Is your state corrupt?

Julian Bond changes mind, decides to seek new term as NAACP board chairman

blagojevich plans to return to work today

December 10 is International Human Rights Day and a strike has been called

Babylon's history swept away in US army sandbags

Bush History-Bad Regulator+Good Regulator+Bad Regulator=2008 Mkt Crash(GOPer: Bush to Blame)-12/10

I'm on the MN Star-Tribune website: I've looked at 55 ballots.

Man who brought down Blagojevich is high-profile scalper

Toyota began laying off US workers back in June and its continuing

4 CEO's agree: Poor people did not cause the current economic crisis.

How Richard Holbrooke Lied His Way into a War

Norm Coleman under investigation by FBI in a case very similar to that of Blagojevich

Clip of Blagojevich on the Daily Show in 2006... Watch and enjoy his cluelessnes...

Reality Check needed: Republicans spent decades fighting against raising

Happy Birthday Rod Blagovich! 52 years old today!

Breaking!! on CNN

Pakistan Questions Terror Suspects, (PAK and India) Air Forces on High Alert (Flying With Live Ammo)

It's time for Obama to name his FBI Chief and the CIA Director...

Zimbabwe Cholera Toll Nears 800, Up 200 in One Day

Shelby lied when he said the foreign car makers in his state were doing fine

In 2007, GM chief Rick Wagoner made $15.7M or $7,500 an hour. Not including Fringe Benefits.

Following Blagojevich Arrest, Obama Senate Seat Put On eBay

Money-Market Fund Yields May Fall to Less Than Zero, Crane Says

Stiglitz: Capitalist Fools. Why isn't this man on the Obama Team?

Who monitors the tape recorders ??

Thank you Mr. Bush - Germany to Face Worst Recession in Its History

4 days of inaugural events feature day of service

OK. The Christmas decorations are up! Next.

Kentucky Detention Center Officers Sentenced for Civil Rights Violations in Teenager Rape Case

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Rochester might be a good replacement for Hillary in the Senate.

Rep. Louise Slaughter of Rochester might be a good replacement for Hillary in the Senate.

What do the Senate oppostion to the Car Loan have in common?

Oprah Winfrey is just about the biggest drama queen going

Chapel Hill Town Council votes to endorse same sex civil marriage

DRAFT FITZGERALD for Illinois Governor.

No End in Sight in Minnesota Senate Recount

Expect a small hiring spree at the beginning of February

Great Lakes Compact Takes Effect (keeping their water)

Are any of Blago's defenders from Illinois?

What is Coleman's beef with most of the Franken votes? There is no irregularity

WHEN IS AN ECONOMIC SYSTEM TERMINALLY ILL ? (full article - revised 101208)

Financial Times Calls For A World Government

Watchdogs: Treasury Falling Flat On Internal Controls For Bailout

Report: FBI investigating Coleman in donor scandal.»

Obama calls for resignation of Blogo.

Dole, Hayes, wealthy but defeated, exit with their pensions

FBI reviewing allegations involving Norm Coleman ally, source says

Is it just me, or are we under a severe troll and disruptor....

Blago calls Obama "motherf---er"

Note to self- If you ever must fill a vacant Senate seat as Governor, do NOT auction it off

Chicago's handgun ban has no apparent effect on rising crime wave

The Illinois legislature should do to Blago what the US legislature should have done to Bush.

Remember whitewater? how many billions of dollars do you suppose

Mika said "the press was terrible covering Bush at the beginning of the war." Contradicted Joe.

Congress Repubs: "We're very concerned about taxpayer dollars"

One thing I'd like to put out there RE: Blago


Kids on the bus calling each other "Obama" and "McCain"

link to blagojevich complaint.

Ford Says It Doesn't Need Bailout

Kennedy Set To Press No Child Left Behind Reforms

School Daze

IMHO, "restructuring" is the GOP code word for union busting.

Next Week's RW Talking Point - Obama Pushed For The Prosecution of Blago

How do we conince the peole who are getting fucked that they're getting fucked?

What if some big company bought GM? Such as Toyota? Or maybe

$15 Billion to U.S Autoworkers & Manufacturing = 30 Days of Spending in Bush's War in Iraq.

The Rude Pundit: When Stupid Politicians Go Corrupt, They Will Call It "Getting a Blagojevich"

Given the results of the recent election, do you think that Governors have a strong moral,

Nate @538- Senate Might Not Have Authority to Reject Blago Appointment

A Crazy Little Thing Called Gov

George W. Bush's Top Ten Lesser Achievements

Will D.C.'s strings steer or strangle auto industry? -- Brian Dickerson, DFP columnist

Regarding JJJr ..... can we not jump to conclusions?

The Big 3 -vs- Preston Tucker

Consequences of Gay Marriage (funny)

A Newspaper Article Where Obama

There's a brand new blue dress in waiting...

For some, the pendulum is in slow motion

Wanted: A Miracle of Compression

SCATHING: "Bush-Rice: A Legacy of Lies and Delusion"

What in the world is a Deputy Governor? MSNBC just reported that

Jesse Jackson, Jr is 'Senate Candidate #5!'

Reid: Blagojevich Must Go, Must Not Make Appointment

Chicago to host 30th Annual Governmental Ethics Conference

How many support buying products from companies using slave/sweat shop labor?

SENATE SEAT FOR SALE. Call Blag the Self-Impaler at 1-800-ScrewUS.

I believe one can be a liberal and a capitalist

Why do we allow insurance companies to rip us off so?

Patrick Fitzgerald did us one hell of a favor by moving on Blago when he did

Hans Blix recalls Wolfowitz pressing him:"don't you believe there are weapons of mass destruction?"

Illinois Governor Blagojevich reads "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

Anyone watching C-SPAN now?

Rice Disputes That America’s Image Has Been ‘Tarnished’ By Torture: ‘I’m Going To Have To Object’»

GM Edges Toyota in Global Sales in 2007

Idea for the NEW economy: Urinal decals with Senator Richard Shelby's likeness

After reading about Blago's exploits, I wish someone had investigated Jeb's "pay for play" in FL

States beg and borrow to help pay jobless benefits

States beg and borrow to help pay jobless benefits

Wonder why Rove was never wire-tapped???

The snowplows just went down my street...

Blogo? Blogo? Is this some blog site with nothing on it?


BLUE Hampshire! For first time in history, registered Democrats outnumber Republicans!

If there is an upside to the oncoming economic train wreck, it would lie in a

Oversight Board Raises Questions About Treasury Financial Bailout

computer advice pls

The MSM has a lot of nerve bitching about political corruption!

Obama fills first environment post, sources say. Nancy Sutley is first member of GLBTcommunity to

Bailout vs. Blackwater

Jesse Jackson Jr. Press Conference coming up on GEM$NBC

Blagojevich on The Daily Show in 2006....hysterical.

Compuware CEO reminds Senator of Alabama's aid to foreign automakers

Master Sgt. Anthony Davis

Well, it's sucks

Before dismissing something as a "pet issue" can we consider why that issue may be important?

JJJ Presser starting on MSNBC now

"Blaming the workers" -- Jack Lessenberry, Metro Times

Senators Cite Security, Oppose Inauguration Week Bar Hours

A virtual Political crime wave.

Obama again denies discussing Senate successor with Blagojevich.»

Case vs. FBI head, ex-AG gets high court review

Why do the Repubicmotherfuckers want Chapter 11?

Steven Chu to be Obama's Energy Sec.

does anyone else think that mayor Daley looked sorta ashen and subdued in interviews yesterday..?

Apropos the US Auto Industry Bailout: Why are Americans getting their knickers in knots...

Of course, Chicago has corrupt politics because it doesn't have enough Anglo-Saxons

So I have kind of decided that Blago must have some kind of drug and or alcohol problem

Those who want to blame others for Blago, Spitzer, Jefferson, Kilpatrick, etc.

State AG May Force Blagojevich's Hand

Interrogators played Christina Aguilera, Sesame Street, and ‘Barney’ torture detainees.»

Obama website 'Open for Questions'

Eureka: Citi's super secret plan to save money: No more lollipops

Will strike and riots bring Greek government down?

Is it possible that Blagojevich is mentally ill?

EPA drops rule making it easier for power plants to upgrade without pollution controls

Daily Show Video, December 9, 2008: Rod Blagojevich Is a Jagoff

Franken Camp Ratchets Up Pressure On Vote-Counters

Obama Appoints First High-Level Gay Official For Environmental Council

Look folks, corruption is corruption is corruption

Toyota Sees World Sales Drop Second Straight Year, Nikkei Says

Betting the House

Is it time to end the US punishment of Cuba? If it is then let us send Pres. Elect Obama a message.

Congressional Bailout Overseer: We Don't Even Have Office Space

Intel Chair Reyes (TX-16) To Obama: Keep Bush Intel Chiefs

Blagojevich reminds me of Eric Bischoff...

Federal deficit on pace to reach record $1T

US Special Forces mistakenly kill 6 Afghan police

Bad news for Don Siegelman.

Innocent until proven guilty.

Tense (Pakistan) Citizens Fear War is Imminent

Before Blago there was Henry Hyde.

Wow Pat VS. Harold battle of the "minds?"

Chicago Tribune is a Reichwing rag - working to turn Ill. red

I think I know why Richardson ended up where he did and I'm pleased by it

What Fitzgerald Is Hiding in His Blagojevich Complaint?

Official Report: U.S. and Allies Torture Kids in Iraq

See this?

"Wizard of ID" goes political. Or, after Johnny HART, reads (part of ) DU

The Sky is Falling on Newspapers. Sorry, Dad.

What is Liberalism

Has Rod Blagojevich checked into rehab and found Jesus yet?

After his presser, I continue to have faith in JJJr

Greedy Pig #2 John Thain presses for a Ten Million dollar bonus (Merril Lynch)

Top Taliban Commander Killed Near Kabul

I swear to god people are complete idiots! WTF?

Sweepers... dialup warning.

Bush Awards Presidential Citizen Medal To Watergate Crook Chuck Colson»

"This is treason!" "I know." Did candidate Nixon interfere with peace talks?

"This is treason!" "I know." Did candidate Nixon interfere with peace talks?

What is Blago charged with: selling a Senate seat or TALKING about selling a Senate seat?

I absolutely can't believe that the organization which ran this school dares call gays immoral

AlterNet: Gun Crazy: Firearms Proponents Want a World Where College Kids Carry Concealed Weapons

Who Is Steven Chu? A Nobel Physicist Who Believes In Bold Energy Transformation»

Thaddeus McCotter (R-MI) seems to be developing LaTourette's Syndrome

Dean Baker: The Employee Free Choice Act and the Right to a Secret Ballot (corrects W Post)

"The Best and the Brightest Have Led America Off a Cliff"

Fauxbamas: The Search for a Good Obama Mimic

Bill Ayers and Tweety interview was compelling and revealing

No Child Left Behind...My Ass!

Prices for sacrificial lambs skyrocket as Iraqis honor dead

Chris Matthews and Ron Brownstein are the funniest fucking pair of talkers on all of teevee

If someone, one week ago, had asked you to

Indicted governor pleads 'no contest'; fined, reprimanded and ... completes term of office.

What Republicans want for Christmas:

Letter from Leahy to Specter, RE: holding up Holder's confirmation hearings

Senate Candidate 5 is Jesse Jackson Jr.

Bill Ayers looks scruffy?????? That's an issue ..... how?

I once crossed the same street at the same time as Barbara Boxer.

(POLL) Should Blagovich Resign?

In Chicago, Political Celebrations Give Way to Shame

Environmental Protections Were Junked To Get Bush's Agreement on Big 3 Rescue - Should We Just Wait?

Environmental Protections Were Junked To Get Bush's Agreement on Big 3 Rescue - Should We Just Wait?

The point of the RNC demanding 'answers' from Obama on Blago

What was the Most Inane Punditry of the 2008 presidential campaign?

Fitzgerald’s Legal Strategy (with likely sentencing guidelines)

Best way to save/raise governmental funds for necessary projects.

If Karl Rove got arrested tomorrow, would the media spend as

Why aren't we talking about the millions of workers that loose out if the BIG 3 go under

Why aren't we talking about the millions of workers that loose out if the BIG 3 go under

Is it just me or does Governor Blagojevich look like he could be Barney and Betty Rubble's son?

Hey now!

Flashback: Mortgage firm {Freddie Mac} arranged stealth campaign (AP/Huffpost)

What happed to Blitzer's whiskers?

Found in Mailbox -from my Repube Roofer- who's truck (REALLY) sports an old anti Daschle sticker

Found in Mailbox -from my Repube Roofer- who's truck (REALLY) sports an old anti Daschle sticker

I hope it's okay to say this: Not everyone who is against the auto company Band-Aid "Hates

When all the smoke clears around Obama's former Senate seat....

GM retiree launches anti-Shelby website.

GPS Jesus: Technology protecting holiday displays

* received a "Foot in Mouth" lifetime achievement award

TWO Fights Back Against Anti-Gay Lie Campaign With Hard-Hitting Full Page Ad In Salt Lake

Why was Lori Klausutis's Wikipedia entry removed?

Brazilian Indians 'win land case' (BBC)

Dammit can't Pat Quinn be my governor already?! He's next in line after Blago

UAW needs to get about a thousand members carrying huge signs like this outside Sen. Vitter's office

Graves Probed At Brutal Fla. Reform School

Vote on Auto Loans going on right now on C-SPAN

Update on my mother and her house fire (12/10).

Please, DU, add your best wishes and prayers for Dong Yun Yoon,

Health and Safety Agency Finds Against Starbucks in Michigan

Coming this January....


There'll be no state-supported proselytizing on Vermont license plates - to the dismay of fundies...

Obama saves puppies from puppy mill!

Joe the Plumber ‘angry’ McCain backed bailout ("I wanted to get off the bus after I talked to him")

Joe Klein on Obama

We interrupt your regularly scheduled program...


Email Hardball now!

Boycott McDonald', they boycott real meat after all...

MSNBC Breaking: $14 Billion Bailout for Auto Industry Passes

I just saw the funniest thing ever

Ugh...those two headlines right next to each other in LBN sum up the Bush domestic policy

D.C. Circuit Affirms NLRB Decision in Hidden Camera Case (years of protective law overturned)

D.C. Circuit Affirms NLRB Decision in Hidden Camera Case (years of protective law overturned)

Role of Alleged CIA Asset in Mumbai Attacks Being Downplayed(CIA Links to Attacks)

May 6, 1999, Senator Dorgan predicts the future:


Holy Mackerel stories and the T-BIll, pop quiz

Delightful Irony: The auto bailout might give a boost to public transit

"Chance" , a dog who was beaten and hung, and is recovering..

Brain-Enhancing Drugs: Legalize 'Em, Scientists Say

Steven Chu - Energy Secretary and Nobel winner... impressive!

Supreme Court Overturns Bush v. Gore

Yikes!: Straphangers group says doomsday budget could hike New York-area transit fares 28%

One time someone broke into my car

MSNBC Breaking- Obama calls for Blago resignation...

Education as Social Engineering...

Will the cigarette companies get Congress to outlaw costly displays next?

Panel says New Jersey should allow gay marriage

Reuters: NPR to cut 7 percent of workers

WP op-ed: Obama's Human Rights Opportunity, by Jimmy Carter

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up

Congrats, W!!! Federal deficit on pace to reach RECORD $1T

Iran's Rafsanjani says Obama mimicking Bush

Let's turn the page on ALL royalty/elitism/entitlement!1

Even the fucking strip clubs feel the economic squeeze

Palin is Pissed she got shoved off the head lines by that Blago Guy...back to making Moose stew

Which Christmas Song Annoys You The Most

Texas Gov. Rick Perry gets white powder letter

Contractor on brink of closure: The feds never paid up

America The Beautiful - Redux

Where's the "regulatory oversight" that was promised with the financial industry bailout?

So now Harry Reid wants to get tough about something.

Can anyone name an intelligent Republican off the top of their heads?

Marilyn Musgrave has emerged

Sarah Palin "knows more about energy then probably anyone in America" John McCain.

U.S. Forces Kill 6 Afghan Police Officers by Mistake

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

"Ugly...damn ugly" Center For Public Integrity-New Site Listing "128 FAILURES OF THE BUSH ADMIN"

Hello Leno, goodbye scripted shows?

Los Angeles' version of Santa Claus

I believe this totally explains our economy

Glenn Beck & "Joe" the "Plumber" are concerned about Hillary holding two offices at once.

Remember Sakia Gunn.

Goldman Recommends Credit Default Swaps Against NJ, CA, WI, FL, OH, MI, Others

I was called for jury duty

BREAKING!! Chertoff's home cleaned by ... illegal immigrants!

All 50 Dem Senators Call On Blagojevich To Step Down

That SOB is trying to change the law to prevent

Man in Need of Medical Attention Gets Tasered By Skittish Police Instead

AP-"wildly irresponsible"

Oh, come on. Who HASN'T taken a bath in one of KFC's deep sinks?

Republicans seize chance to destroy Auto Workers Union

{OH} Sheriff: Eviction Heartless During Winter, Recession

$2300 to repair two cracked teeth! The dental business is organized crime, dammit!

Haven't these stupid racist morans ever heard of an anchor baby?

If there is a credit crisis why is the

Specter: Investgate Holder Role in defending Murderers in South America

Ooh! Ooh! Christian fight!!!!

Should Chris Dodd be arrested?

Snow predicted in Northern Mississippi Tonight

It's only bleeding America

Women and the wage gap, what you can do to help.

Republic Workers Win! Plant Occupation Ends As Workers Vote Yes

What the hell happened?

WWII‘s Tuskegee Airmen invited to inauguration

Republicans will fight a "Big-3" deal because they need their two-tier strategy to continue

Unemployed DUers: Jobs, lots of them.

Tom Tomorrow-The Invisible Hand LOL

Pay to Play Republicans

Another Lovable Pastor Speaks (James David Manning):

Does anyone have a list of Republicans that been in trouble

For those who think Blagojevich's complaint is politically motivated, some questions:

Please help me identify my facebook "political view"

32 graves found at reform school

I understand now...GOP planned to destroy middle class...

Cardinal: Madonna rouses ‘impure thoughts’

Florida welfare rolls growing, request for food stamps up by 45%.

An old article by Canada's new Liberal leader..

Wow - another induction in the MORAN FReeper hall of fame - - -

Joel Pett on the fall of the newspapers

" immediately cutting UAW wages to those at foreign automakers' plants"

What's up with all this "czar" bullshit, anyway? It's as unamerican as can be!

what did the Dow Jones do today? -thanks in advance!

Senator David Vitter (R-Dogpatch) says auto bailout is "ass-backwards."

Brazil police officer may be serial killer of gays

The Best Schools Produce the Dumbest Individuals...

Stewart Grills Huckabee On Gay Marriage: ‘At What Age Did You Choose Not To Be Gay?’»

Dead elephants

Obama's Team should possibly reconsider not considering Ramstad

Patrick Fitzgerald is a Republican "stooge"??

There is something I just must say. Blagojevich is Wayne Newton in a John Edwards wig.

House Democratic Intelligence Chairman tells Obama to keep Hayden at CIA and continue torture policy

Bat Masterson's last words.

I love DU

Just think for a moment what a better place this country would have been if this law had not passed

Fitzgerald couldn't get an indictment?

Who is more corrupt, Governor Blagojevich or Senator Shelby?

Do you believe Jesse Jackson, Jr. offered to buy Obama's seat in the Senate?

Thomas Friedman - what the hell?

Introducing The New ‘Golden Glute’ Awards.

NJ Commission: Civil Unions 'encourage unequal treatment of same-sex couples and their children'

Wake Up! We All Need a Labor Union

"The Man in the Rockefeller Suit!" Great Scam Read...for those who need Break from Politics!

This is a completely esoteric and pointless post, but doesn't Blagojevich's hair.....

Black Hole AIG Needs Another $10 Billion

LA Times Editorial describes GOP tactics to implement disaster capitalism

Here are the 20 Dems who voted against working families tonight....

Cenk: Blagojevich Proves Obama is Clean

The Clintons didnt cause the economic meltdown

Why are some abilities considered differently from others?

I would like to know if anyone has actually read the 75 pages of blather

Woman critically injured in sword attack

Toyota sales down 33.9% in November - UAW's fault?

A graph showing how bad 2008 has been

Left-lane slowpokes drive you crazy?

Fair warning: Do not let Jeb Bush slip off the radar. Ever.

Chase offers $400,000 in Chicago factory sit-in

"God has a plan for all of us! He wants the best for us. Proposition 8 is God's will."

The insensitivity, bigotry and hypocrisy of Rachel Maddow

Woman finds nearly $100,000, gives it back at Cracker Barrel.

O.J. Simpson accomplices who testified get probation

Kidnapped, Tortured, Raped, Her Children Taken Away (and killed?) Our CIA??

If you don't like Country Music then don't click on the link in this thread.

It is so windy here that my sweat jacket, pants and shirt dried on the line in less then 15 minutes

Dude's, I feel totally fucked up right now.

Overwhelmed ...

Let's name some words that strike us automatically.

Suppose you are having a beer with God

We humans are not the only ones annoyed by coughing - Checkout this Kitty...

Jeebus, I'm sure glad humans don't birth litters. This poor mama pup is wearing me out!

I hear it's National Talk With a Fake British Accent day.

I Love Love & Hate Hate (but I'm not sure how to feel about indecision) Next???...

My "boss" (he's more of a mentor) was really sad when I told him

I have a serious question about Ozzy's Iron Man song

whats wrong with kids under 1 and over 92?

Awesome lock/ts on a troll

Cake or Death: Axl Rose vs Brett Michaels

If there were no more republicans, what would change?

PHOTO: Snow on the palmettos.

wish me luck.... job interview next week

From one of my favorite blogs...

So, whatever happened to Mario Von Peebles?

If everyone called in lesbian tomorrow what would that be called?

Good morning Lounge

"You killed my dog, mister!"

Help! My computer keeps logging out of DU without me doing anything.

My best friend just came over to show me her boobs.

I did not hit you...

Glen Davis Cries after Garnett Yells At Him

There's a cute British guy here today.

Hail in central Tx

If I could afford any car (and the insurance)...

My best friend came over to show me his new haircut.

My best friend just came over to show me his new shirt.

Philboy just came over to show me his new original post.

A zillion channels and not one interesting thing on to watch.

My best friend just came over to show me her jugs.

Something for you... But only if you want to see it

Wednesday Morning Questions

For all those white folks who missed disco ....

Are there any DU'ers whose jugs creep you out?

I have a bit of a crush on Ana Marie Cox

I just heard that Christmas Shoes song for the first time

You know, DU lounge lizards are pleasantly weird even when

My best friend just came over to show me her hoobs.

I feel like posting

Compulsory Schooling Website...

My best friend just came over to show me his boobs.

Bleep bleep blankety blank blank

Nothing like a little Christmas drama to raise the ol' stress levels...

Beavers are destroying Polland! Must protest!

Anybody know where I can buy devil horns in bulk?

I just yelled at my lesbian coworker!!!

I have a paper thief in my yard.

I could spend the rest of my life in the weather outside right now. Sigh.

Playing for change:Song around the world

Today's cooking math trivia challenge

How old were you when you figured out Gov Blagojevich and Stephen King were the same person?

Today's award for style in threadlocking

Midlo called in "gay" to work today, and by "gay" I really mean.......

It was one year ago today......

Anyone here ever try a Mystic Pizza?

Who's trying the hardest to make a ratings grab?

BREAKING NEWS: Redskins coach Jim Zorn to be replaced by Star Trek lizard monster Gorn.

Redskins fans-which was more SHOCKING

Ugh. All nighter + Work until 9:00 PM = Extremely unpleasant day for me.

I'm getting INAUGURAL TICKETS! But hotels are just so expensive

Dear God!! It's only fucking WEDNESDAY????

Seriously, where is turtlensue?

Dance your cares away...

How many puppies can you count?

Define 'The Holiday Spirit'

Any home/car cell phone repeater experience?

I have spent practically the whole day on 4 pages of text.

Ok, so I picked a drag name

Best light source to examine a natural gas leak in a pipe in your basement?

Shit shit fuckity fuck fuck

What are the share/bookmark icons?

Hockey player injured in snow blower accident (OUCH!)

What is your biggest fear?

Question for HR folks & interview gurus

Do your co-workers have meetings in front of your desk?

Please help me get a squirrel!

oh, i'm not being sarcastic!

Are there any DU'ers whose handles creep you out?

Paula Abdul says the Fox network and "American Idol" producers knew Paula Goodspeed had stalked her,

My awesome stereo system (be jealous)

Broccoli Kitten LOVES Broccoli! (Broccoli Kitten Demands His Nom Nom)

Please kick and Rec this post

The snowplows just went down my street...

How come it's sometimes impossible to tell if a rock group is Scottish, Irish, etc.,

PSA: Pine-scented Yankee Candle + Fabric Softener + Spearmint=

Can this chicken story be true?

would someone remind Ms Uly that today's my birthday?

The owner of this car must really, really like birds

Burger King Ketchup and Fries Flavored Potato Snacks

It is a beautiful day here in L.A., I can see the ocean from my cube if I stand up

"Ever get the feeling that you're going to be quoted?" -- Famous person who is often quoted

Will someone help me with a sweater size?

I just found four cartons of cigarettes in my neighbors trash!

Holiday Eating Tips

What's your home audio/video setup? (Pictures, please!)

Teacher tells class that Santa Fe isn't real....

Teacher tells class that Smegma isn't real.

Freepers...dialup warning

Veggie Burgers. Has anybody made them? Mine tonight were edible

Teacher tells class that Satan isn't real.

If you were at the flee market and saw a tarot reader there...

Teacher tells class that Santa isn't real!

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 12/10/2008)

So I'm going to be in NYC for a week, starting tomorrow...

I fricking love "Carpet Crawlers" by Genesis!!! Who is with me

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/10/08

Name songs we like both the original AND the remakes.


So... Yanni shaved.

Wanna see some pr0n? Click here!!

Where's the Gap in your knowledge

Women who dye their hair or wear makeup are not to be trusted.

My cat has a George Bush doll

Teacher tells class the way to San Jose

NOW what do i do?

Tonight's Lullaby: Moonlight Sonata - Bethoven

Anyone here own a Toyota Yaris?

Some incredible music for my way of thinking...

Bad Sexual Innuendo Thread:

Pet peeve about craigslist

As an evil crime lord, my henchmen will be screened better than movies' portrayal.

Just threw away four CARTONS of cigarettes

What would be a good Xmas present for a 3 year old girl?

Cancel The Academy Awards - the results are in.

Well, my snow dance did work, we have snow in Houston.

Ever do something really stupid and embarrassing?

Damn. This weather is so depressing. Well, not depressing, but kind of, you know...

Never take your dishwasher for granted!!

Who wins the fight? GD'S Blago or The Lounge's Chuggo?

Please take your shoes off and bang them on the table,

It's true. I admit it. I can no longer bear this private shame any more.

Shrimp bisque over angel hair pasta.

vibes please

Teacher tells class that San Francisco isn't real....

Why must I watch The Mummy and The Mummy Returns

We'd like to adopt a family this Christmas

I've missed you guys!

I hope you all have a good night.

Just when I thought it wasn't going to go well, I have an interview for this gig in Beijing...

*RICKLES*..on the Daily Show tonight!!!

Worst seasonal recipe: I nominate candied orange peel

Lisa' Cousins are coming over in a few weeks

Have I "seen the Obama buns?" Really, old man?

Good Sexual Innuendo Thread:

Which version do you like better?

Top Chef fans: What would you have done for the themes tonight (spoilers just in case)?

It's snowing in Houston.

I just ate the head of my kid's chocolate Santa

Which Christmas Song Annoys You The Most

Ice storm coming for NH tonight and tomorrow but I'm ready...

GORN! Remixed and Remastered.

Do you ever desire Viagra?

Yay! I finally have showerage AND heatage!

Favorite comfort food?

So a guy at work showed me his new tattoos on Monday...

Smoking is for Squares

Update...I believe in Miracles

Any House fans here?

The single GREATEST Martin Scorsese film EVER.

Am renewing my CPR status tomorrow! tell me what I need to know!

What do you think - Should I Say Something to my Co-worker or not?

So I spoke with a friend who still works for my former employer

#1 grin-like-an-idiot song of all time?

Let's name some words that strike us as automatically funny...

Where's billyskank?

Match Game Story: "After the high school football game, a douchebag of emos _____ ironically."

PHOTO: Well, I think it's safe to assume that the Neiman-Marcus spigot has been turned off....

Parry: We ALL Failed Gary Webb. And his warning to American progressive community.

Computer question regarding a Screen Saver photo...

Need computer help...recently did a computer restore on my computer

I realize this bores the crap out of you, but the boyfriend appears to be gone. Really gone.

Men who dye their hair are not trustworthy.

anyone watching Top Chef tonight?? (WTF spoiler)

I need some dog advice.

This happened to me at work:

What was for dinnah DU?

Woohoo, another semester done! College students, how did you do?

Any "American Gothic" fans out there?

Favorite holiday cocktail?

What are some of the biggest bullshit lines you hear from people?

I just accepted a partnership offer in a restaurant

Huge Vibes Needed

Hey Rabrrrrrr........

Contesting Traffic Ticket question

Who do you love? (pics)

Favorite Google shortcut


Obama and Blagojevich "have never been especially close" and refused to take part in pay to play

McCaskill boosts political stock (talk of her as DNC Chair)

Things are going to get interesting in Canada. Ignatieff poised to replace Dion

A lament for reading...

Is it true Obama can grow the USSC from 9 to 11? And it's legal?

Obama's statement on Republic Windows: perspective, please?

Obama speaks out in first newspaper interview (re: Blagojevich and more)

Pretty good analysis of Obama and Blago by Ben Smith on Politico.

Obama is a Marxist. Obama is a corporate war-mongerer

That One Morning Show Is On A Fucking Mission Today

You've got me in the palm of your hand.

Obama’s Intervention for Ethics Bill Indirectly Led to Case Against Governor

May I see your handwriting, please?

Dear Mr. Blagojevich - please do us all a favor and RESIGN NOW!!!

Blago Senate Seat Sale: Emil Jones or Luis Gutierrez weren't candidate #5 it seems....

When you lie down with dogs you get fleas..Joe the Plumber appalled with McCain

Fun facts to make you hate BlagoSandwich (D-UMBASS) even more

Folks need to take a stand- one way or the other- on political corruption, once and for all.


What is going on with the Minnesota senate race?


My guess is that like me, you supported a DLC candidate this fall

What's next?

As a citizen of Wisconsin, may I humbly apologize for Joe McCarthy

Peter King on MSNBC right now saying he's interested in NY Senate run

Sen. Reid downplays change in VP role for Biden....Reid is such an idiot

Sources Say Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is 'Senate Candidate #5'

Spitzer conspiracy theorist

Carol Browner to be named new energy czar

How to Make a Cat Bed They'll Actually Use

Liz Sidoti from the AP continues to shit on Obama and Democrats

Transition: Obama to name environmental figure

Transition: Obama to name environmental figure

obama under fire from republicans for not bribing blagojevich

I'm so glad you DUers weren't around to judge Joe Biden's qualifications to run for US Senate in '72

Senate Candidate No. 5- what next?

C.C. Sabathia to accept Yankees 7 years, 161 million dollar offer!


Is NY Gov Paterson going to auction Hillarys seat too? LOL...

BREAKING: Obama calls on Blagojevich to resign

I hope Blagojevich appoints himself, resigns and then it will be up to the Senate to decide if he

Roy Cooper already up 4 points on Richard Burr in NC

*****JJJ is candidate #5

G.W. Bush Presidential Library


MSNBC anchor vs. Mark Sanford

Daley won't say whether Blagojevich should resign

"he plans to be sworn in like every other president, using his full name: Barack Hussein Obama"

I really like "Morning Joe". It's such a fun show to watch.

In defense of Illinois

Is anyone watching the Committee hearing on CSPAN with the Deputy Secretary for Treasury?

Daily tracking polls: So far, no hit to Obama popularity from Blago crap

a social experiment gone wrong

About Bob Greenlee and Deputy Gov's in Illinois

OK. The Christmas decorations are up! Next.

Candidate #4 - Dep. Gov Greenlee, has resigned. However, Media has no idea why!

Jesse Jackson, Jr: Candidate # 5 BREAKING NEWS

Obama Going To Mideast In January To Push Peace Deal

Exclusively from RNC's website: Buy your W. Tribute Calender!

No proof JJJ, Rahm, or Obama did anything wrong.

No proof JJJ, Rahm, or Obama did anything wrong.

Louisiana the most corrupt state in the nation

NBC news is now confirming that Jesse Jackson JR is Candidate 5

I believe you could prosecute almost any of our elected officials if you gave them enough scrutiny.

Dem Party Begged Eleanor Roosevelt to run for NYSenate in 1948

Watch CNN...they are talking about the possibility jjj had to do with the INVESTIGATION

Caroline Kennedy Causing Anger and Fear in Freeperland

Candidate 4 is not Bob Greenlee its Louanner Peters, another Deputy Governor

I'm not sure why folks are disappointed in Jesse Jr. when even though he is ID'ed as #5. . .

2010: Schlossberg v. King

2010: Schlossberg v. King

Agree or Disagree?

A Seat at the Table

How do we know Obama isn't one of the Candidates on the Candidate x number list?

OH MY; Slaughtered Turkey in Palin Video sold on Ebay for 225 dollars

So the American People are being Set up by the media again.

KY-Sen: Bunning Plans to Run for Re-election

LOL - Freepers FedEx'ing Electoral College members regarding Obama's eligibility to become Prez

Obama: We've Got 'Unique Opportunity' To 'Reboot' US Image In Muslim World

Obamas And Bidens To Join Day Of Nat'l Service On Jan. 19

Jesse Jackson Jr. to hold news conference @ 4:15 Eastern

Homemade Pimms? (xpost from UK forum)


Hey Media reading this, did you forget that Obama was called MOTHERFUCKER by the GOV?

Legal Times: Obama Transition Team Pushing for Secret Bush Admin Legal Memos

Someone remind me why Camille Paglia is relevant?

Obama Drug Czar Pick Tied to Abusive Christian Rehab

The Repubs are probably thanking God (or Satan) for Blago

When is the corporate MSM gonna STFU on questioning if the Blago scandal will hurt Obama?

We need to have Obama's back on this Blago thing, and Democratic surrogates need to be out in force

So Blago's slimy repulsive ass gets a pass

Watchdog group: Depth of Bush failures surprised even us

Is there any truth to this?

JJJ's Lawyer is Coming off like a Smug Jackass

Great site to share with your friends who are concerned about Obama on gun rights.

Eric Cantor: JJJ's Conference Opens up More Questions about him.

Isikoff on Tweety: Is JJJ saying the Truth and who is His Emissary to Blago?

Just STFU, or not.

Obama to Hold Presser on Health Care Thursday



Obama hopes to reboot US image among Muslims

Patrick Fitzgerald For AG

SECOND WARNING: on Jan. 20, you'll need to cover yourself with a tarp.

In politics, you first campaign to your base (Primary), then the center (Election), then,

Who does Blagojevich think he is?

"Senate Candidate #4" = Deputy Governor A = Bob Greenlee??

Michelle Bernard on Tweety-the-Asshole: "I like split government."

Blagojevich's appearance on The Daily Show, Feb 2006

I'm not down with Jesse Jackson Jr. being harmed by this corrupt sack of sh!t.

Hartmann: Blago pageant is first shot in 8 years of GOP/media terrorizing Obama

Jindal Says "no" to 2012 Presidential Run

Rumoured Energy Secretary Nobel Physicist, Global Warming Activist

Blagojevich's Fundraising Shakedowns Detailed (John Wyma is Individual A)

WTF? My nimrod brother-in-law: Blago, Wright, Rezko, Ayers all Michelle Obama's Fault!!!

Y'know... an Illinois special election really should be unconstitutional

The Other Senate Vacancy: Who Will Replace Hillary?

Rasmussen: 77% of self identified liberals approve of what Obama is doing

Getting Younger by the Moment (A great article...

Didn't Jesse Jackson, Jr. have an hour-half meeting with Blago a few days ago?

Every politician is guilty of the following Federal crime, potentially

Coming up next on Rachel: Ill lawmaker who says Blags is crazy--literally.

The Jacksons and Obamas go way back, just FYI

The Jacksons and Obamas go way back, just FYI

Rumsfeld's arrogant words in 2003 on the looting of Iraq..."Stuff happens"

Obama to hold news conference on heathcare tomorrow

Obama’s Effort on Ethics Bill Had Role in Governor Blagojevich's Fall

Ask Bush the Tough Questions

Rep. Jackson: 'I reject and denounce pay-to-play politics'

CNN talking Point: "Obama said he would have a transparent government"

so, where *are* we going with education?

Don't worry, be highpy.

Bush Awards Presidential Citizen Medal To Watergate Crook Chuck Colson

Is Steven Chu One Of The First Asians In a Presidential Cabinet?

Rear Guard Action Bush has CUT and the last months our Nation is being

NC-Sen: Statewide Recruitment Thread

I'm so disappointed in the Energy Secretary pick.

Tinfoil hat time: What if Blagojevich was positioning himself to make a deal?

Jesse Jackson Jr

Is it just me, or is anyone else sick and tired of how long the transition is to President Obama?

What do you love to be told?

WARNING: IF the MOTHERFUCKING Media Distracts from the subject of Health at the Presser tomorrow

I have to say I think this is the best thing I've come up with I really do.

Specter finds his courage back .... to delay Holden's hearings.

I really worry about the Zogby Poll tonight with all of this Blago stuff.

Look at the Bright Side -- At least this Blago Shit hit the fan AFTER the election

"Blagojevich's best defense"

Not insinuating.. just wondering.. How bad did Rev. Jackson want his son to have the senate seat?

New survey: 9 out of 10 dentists recommend Obama's economic team!

So who gets Worst Governor of the Year?

Need advice on sewing machines. I want to buy one for my wife

Wow, check these stats, 8 out of 10 approve of Barack's transition.

Wow, check these stats, 8 out of 10 approve of Barack's transition.

So, what ever happened to the spirit of Bi-Partisanship?

After Spitzer , Siegelman, Scooter Libby, OJ (wtf you say?) and now Blagojevich

It occurs to me that Sean Hannity's parents are probably related by more than just marriage.

Not Worried About Obama, but seems likely someone on his staff talked to Blagojevich

The Fitzgerald Factor.

Obama Inauguration parade to feature gay marching band

The Repugs May Feel Orgamsic Right Now, But Blago Was Premature Ejaculation

"The surprise is that he didn’t offer to sell out exclusive rights to deep-dish pizza."

Radio Station Mis-Reports A Meeting Between Blago and Obama - Tinfoil Sales Skyrocket

Specter calls for delay in Holder hearings

My mother died 34 years ago today.

After 5 years of being under investigation, why no complaints on BLAGOJEVICH till now?

George Bush's "Pay for Play" Legacy

LOVE Chu and Browner, don't know much about Lisa Jackson...

Do The Republicans Have A New Whitewater Scandal To Chew On?

What do the Clintons have on Obama?

How come GOP wait for the Dems screw up then Pounce...why don't they make Good News for themselves?

What a Sham - Blago as the Martyr for the corruption of Washington - Masturbatory Self Righteousness

Vote in this MSNBC poll; connection between Obama to Blagojevich?

Rasmussen: Currently, 93% of liberals approve of what Obama is doing. Up from Nov Poll Numbers!

Who's your favorite selection to Obama's Cabinet so far?

Palast: Obama's "Way-to-Go, Brownie!" Moment?

so Now Obama has to prove his Innocence? The Media is full of Motherfuckers!

Breaking: Steven Chu selected as Energy Secretary

Oil lays waste to the West

Who Should be Car Czar?

Fuck you Joe Scarborough. You're a Fuckin Scumbag.

So who is Candidate #4?

Tuskegee Airmen Invited to Obama Inauguration

Jesse Jackson Jr sure does lack his dad's charisma

Since we've started LOL Cats in the middle of the week

Didn't I hear Fitzgerald say QUOTE: there's no involvement with the President-elect

PHOTOS Someone to watch over him.....

A lament for writing

Oprah Winfrey is just about the biggest drama queen going


My Son, The Okkervil River Enthusiast. (Video link within.)

Orlando Sentinel: NASA has become a transition problem for Obama

I served in the Blagojevich administration from 2004-2007, here is my reaction to the arrest

What is hip again...

Anyone here wear colored contact lenses?

Lounge vibes needed, please

MY Letter to the Motherf*cking Media on their demonstrated lack of Ethics

Repukes want Bill Clinton to testify at Hillary's confirmation

"Change" = post-partisanship = reaching across the aisle = GOOD

Remarks made after September 11, 2001, by our "media experts" at the time.


I have a new KITTEH, a grey long haired baby KITTEH

What is your favorite Holiday Cookie?

OK, I don't care who you are, this is funny...

Yes. It's all my fault. It's my fault that you've missed choir rehearsal for the last THREE WEEKS!

What exactly did Blags do wrong?

I finally narrowed down my application list, and I've finished most of my college applications

Gamers: what were some of your biggest 'controller throwing' moments from games you've played?

Qualifications to be a US Senator as defined by the Constitution

Obama Appoints First High-Level Gay Official

My choice for Car Czar

Laura Bush's eerie psychic powers

IL-Sen: Kirk Takes a Sniff

Great gift idea- Obama 4 year calendar

What was Durbin thinking, calling for a special election?

Courage award for carer, aged 7

Out by June: UK plans Iraq withdrawal

Barack Obama plans to reach out to Muslim world

Congressmen push for anti-enforced disappearance bill (Philippines)

HR Group Applauds Corporal Punishment Decision (Bahamas)

UNHCR meeting seeks solutions to end long-term exile of millions of refugees

Torture widespread, routine in Tibet, report says

Australia plans new torture legislation

Obama’s Effort on Ethics Bill Had Role in Governor’s Fall

Deal struck on forests in climate talks

Clashes break out at Athens' main court complex

Nobel Laureate Urges Obama to Act on Mideast

Brazil protesters say 9,000 have disappeared in 2 years (Chavez ally)

David Vitter, making decisions on our future..

Blagojevich Accused Of Pressuring Chicago Tribune To Fire Editorialists (phone call excerpt)

U.S.-led forces kill 7 Afghans in friendly fire

Obama calls for Illinois governor to resign

FBI reviewing allegations involving Norm Coleman ally, source says

Iraq reporter jailed for homosexuality story freed

Deputy governor Greenlee resigns

Joe 'The Plumber' 'appalled' with McCain

Deputy governor Greenlee resigns

Senate Dems ask Blago to quit

(Chief Intel) Official: Iraq war was both intel, policy failure

Mumbai Terror Group Trained American Jihadists

Judge delays last terror trial of Bush administration (next Gitmo trial scheduled after Bush leaves)

Report: Marines slow to get protective vehicles into Iraq


CFOs (Survey): Recession to last another year

La. Gov. Jindal: 2012 presidential bid unlikely

Chinese Activist Arrested for Letter Critical of Government

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday December 10

Graves Probed At Brutal Fla. Reform School

Allegations of farm worker abuse investigated

Specter: Investgate Holder Role in defending Murderers in South America

NPR Announces Cuts To Staff, Programs

House OKs $14B auto bill — but it's still in peril

U.S. stalls signing U.N. rights statement

9/11 families protest fairness of Gitmo trials

Pentagon 'dragging its feet' on injured vets

Fifth of world's corals already dead, say experts

Chicago workers vote to end sit-in at factory

(UK) Fresh calls for Iraq war inquiry

EPA Gives Up on Effort Easing Controls on Power Plants: "Stunning"!

Poll: Public pleased with post-election Obama

GM retiree launches anti-Shelby Web site

Supreme Court to decide Ashcroft, Mueller immunity

Court Weighs 'Extraordinary Rendition' Case

Our Oh-So-Broken Government: Center for Public Integrity report on 128 Bush failures

Cleaning Firm Used Illegal Workers at Chertoff Home

Security Risks Rise As Companies Cut Tech Budgets

Jackson Jr.: 'I did nothing wrong'

Hawaii man charged with threatening to kill Obama

Palin, other US governors sent suspicious powder: FBI

Bush considering easing rules on foreign farm workers

Should Todd Palin's e-mails be public?

Dollar Tree Agrees to Pay Previously Denied Benefits in Hate Crime Death

Few participated in 'call in gay' day to protest Prop 8 same-sex marriage ban

$73 an Hour: Adding It Up

California to propose new rules limiting pollution from nearly all diesel trucks in the state

FDA advisers weigh risks of asthma drugs

Russia warns West not to meddle in ex-Soviet Union

Global demand for oil to plummet

Sony to close last U.S. TV factory (PA)

Obama: Gov. Blagojevich should resign

Inauguration Is a Culmination for Black Airmen: Tuskegee Airmen invited to Inaugural

Auto rescue bill in peril, opposed by GOP senators

Man who lost family when jet hit house: I don't blame pilot

BREAKING NEWS: President-elect Obama to name physicist Steven Chu as energy secretary

Breaking News: U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. Is 'Senate Candidate No. 5,' Law Enforcement Sources Tell

Office Depot to Close 112 Stores, Cut 2,200 Jobs (Update3)

Former Nebraska governor, senator Bob Kerrey receives no-confidence vote from faculty

Angry Ford dealer in SC blasts imports in ads

Russia, Argentina tout world without US domination

New data: High-fructose corn syrup no worse than sugar

Nobel Peace winner urges Obama to focus on Mideast

Iran to send relief ship to Gaza

Feiglin: Israel should pay Palestinians to quit West Bank

UN General Assembly chief tries to block Israeli envoy's address

selfdeleted - too important for the heartless brainwashed IP ghetto

OPINION: The Jewish vote — Obama by a landslide — shows support for progressive agenda

Report: Israeli envoy to UK accuses church service of being anti-Semitic

Yossi Sarid / Feiglin, his cronies are fascists by any definition

Barak approves transfer of NIS 100 million to Gaza banks

Local official: We'll block rightists' entry to Arab town 'physically'

Legal Scholars Outraged by Talk of Blanket Pardons

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (United Nations, 10 Dec, 1948)

Breaking the Law: Bush Officials Feel the Heat (Wallechinsky / HuffPo)

Guest column: Follow spirit and letter of human-rights declaration (Des Moines Register

Press conference by High Commissioner for Human Rights

Holocaust Survivor Still Fights For Human Rights

Majority of citizens in 25 nations oppose torture on moral grounds

Human rights violations in our own backyard (CA)

Human Rights Defender in Egypt: Ahmed Seif El-Islam (AI)

Arrest another chapter in corrupt Ill. history

Zombies R U.S.

Ed Asner: The Shministim

Jimmy Carter: Obama's Human Rights Opportunity

Canada's black gold oil rush

Bush: No regrets, many mistakes

Roll Over, Abe Lincoln

Foreign tax policies put U.S. cars at disadvantage

We Don't Feel Safer

The 10 Worst Predictions for 2008

Big risks for Obama in Blago scandal

HUD sued over Katrina fund diversion

Sarah Palin Advises Blagojevich to Sell Obama's Senate Seat on eBay

Obama and Gore meet: "He wouldn't burn that much carbon flying to Chicago just to talk."

If Gov. Rod Blagojevich deserves impeachment, so did Pres. Bush

DoJ left Fitzgerald alone in Blago probe

Israel's Gaza blockade a massive violation of international humanitarian law.

Babylon's History Swept Away in US Army Sandbags

Joe Conason: A Ruinous Bias Against Helping Detroit

Republic’s Battle Cry: Protect Workers' Rights

The Monster Factory


Obama's Intervention Indirectly Led to Case (NYT)

Blago vs. Bush: who abused press more?

'Double-Dealing' Blago Offered Senate Seat to 'Jackson 5'

Media Use Blagojevich Scandal Against Obama

US executions, death sentences on decline: report

Barclays to offshore 66 jobs to India

US outsourcing clients seek rate cuts

Scott Turow: State Of Shame

Romney PAC Supports Romney, GOP Candidates? Not So Much

Robert Parry: We All Failed Gary Webb

India: One of the 5 worst bribe-payers in the world

Economists and Free Trade (Interesting Read)

John McCain’s Friend Joe Stabs Him in the Back

OPINION: The Jewish vote — Obama by a landslide — shows support for progressive agenda

Yahoo to sack 1,500; hire in India

End Presidential Pardons and Clemency

Who Doesn't Call

Howard Dean Jokes About Being Passed Over For Rahm

Rachel Maddow Enhanced History Re-Enactment Event Rod Blagojevich Scandal

President-Elect Obama Calls for Resignation of Governor Blagojevich & Special Election

TPMTV: After Torture, Part II.

Iraq War Veteran Interview by Naomi Wolf - PART I

Iraq War Veteran Interview by Naomi Wolf - PART II

WeAreChange Confronts Douglas Feith on War Crimes and Sibel Edmonds

How masturbation damages the body - Example #2

Rachel Maddow: Obama Inauguration Plans for D.C. Mall

The Elephant In The Room

The Joe Biden Commemorative Plate

Bush Tells Appointees to Resign

TPM to David Vitter...don't lecture me about auto bailouts.

President Obama - Gold in them Hills

Obama and the hysterical flight attendants

Barack Obama and Rod Blagojevich

Laura Bush on the "Whites Only" Neighborhood

Red State Update: Obama Still Smokes

Rep. Jackson: 'I reject and denounce pay-to-play politics'

Dr. Steven Chu at the National Energy Summit- Obama's Pick for the Dept. of Energy

Kucinich on Assisting the U.S. Auto Industry

KO's Worst Persons: Pat Boone comparing Mumbai attacks with anti-Prop8 demonstrations

The real Bush History as told by Keith Olbermann

Young Turks: Joe The Plumber Decides to Throw McCain Under the Bus

Joe Biden, our new Vice President Elect

Joe The Plumber Flushes McCain

TYT: Should Rod Blagojevich Be Impeached?

Laser Fusion Energy is coming

AIDS and the Right to Health: John Kerry to PHR, Dec. 8, 2008

New Video from Franken Camp: "My Vote"

Intel official: Iraq was intel, policy failure

Arlington adds space for cremated remains

Riley halfway complete with construction boom

Musicians protest use of songs on detainees

Sgt. still in Army after Iraq murder acquittal

NATO: Pakistan attacks will not affect supplies

Gov’t rests in Fort Dix terror plot case

Report suggests radical personnel changes

(Army Times) Editorial: Smart to stay with Gates

(Army Times) Backtalk: Taking the first step

Explosion may endanger SEAL mini-sub program

Expert: Navy doesn’t need war on piracy

Petraeus: 20K troops for Afghan war from U.S.

Rep. seeks F/A-18 records following crash

Va. senators raise concerns over carrier

Cruise ship will evacuate to avoid pirates

(Navy Times) Editorial: Ease NWU restriction

(Navy Times) Backtalk: Report vindicates Gulf War veterans

22nd MEU to hold urban exercise in Va.

(Marine Corps Times) Editorial: M4 partnership needed

A fight for survival

AETC looks at beefing up basic with combatives

Judge awards $8.6M in Scott malpractice case

(Air Force Times) Backtalk: Crunch time

Probe: Marine Corps officials abandoned urgent 2005 request for MRAPs

17th Air Force takes on Africa airlift mission

For troops and the military system trying to help them, traumatic brain injury is new territory

Navy exceeds ’08 enlistment goal

Water tests find elevated lead at Edelweiss

Internet provider uncertainty still affects S. Korea

New ATV MRAPs Wanted for Afghan War

Afghan Police Die by US Friendly Fire

Fort Carson Crime Study Due for Release

At West Point, Bush Defends War Policy

Bush greets Marines — with kisses

Schwartz: 12 books to make you a better airman

(Air Force Times) Backtalk: F-22 Raptor debate is a disservice to taxpayers and troops

Mechanics Question Safety of RC-135s

Father Fears Son Exposed to Asbestos

Admiral-turned-school boss gets boot in L.A.

Luminant avoids lawsuit over new Texas coal plant - Reuters

Climate change: 'Don't Leave it to the World Bank'

AlterNet: Van Jones: One of the Most Visionary Progressive Leaders

Cane toad cocktail to protect NT animals

Want bailout money, Detroit? Then stop opposing California's emissions standards

(Endangered) Species battles back on Penobscot (shortnose sturgeon, Maine)

Tri Town Precision Plastics to Harness the Power of the Sun (CT)

Dominion & Shell Complete 264-MW Mount Storm Wind Project (WV)

Poznan: After a meltdown, resolution on deforestation

BP, HP, Shell sign letter supporting emissions cuts: "The recession shouldn’t be used as an excuse…"

Industry paper on PHEVs

From the "No shit, Sherlock" file: Energy crunch may offset recovery, experts predict

U.S. Seeks to Expand Nevada Nuclear Waste Site

Help Stop The Giveaway of America's Redrock Wilderness To Gas And Oil Industry

Earth Hour 2009 - March 28th

Kevin Rudd faces Al Gore's heat on climate

Windmill with retractable funnel

Shark fin soup alters an ecosystem (CNN)

Nuclear renaissance meets reality at UN climate talks

GM to spend $750M on the Volt

Solar Panel Question.

Take a virtual ride on the Solar Bus [video]

Hopes for (TVA) nuclear power get a jolt from high prices

Steering a National Lab Into the Light - New Energy Sec. Steven Chu (2005 Science)

Here's a thought: let's sell the military range-extended electric vehicles.

Card Check

U.S. dollar rally may stall at the start of 2009

Gary Shilling: Deflation Descends Upon The U.S.

GM Edges Toyota in Global Sales in 2007 (x-post from GD)

Crash or Slow Burn?

BIS warns of collapse in global lending

Global trade is shrinking, fast

Auto bailout could trigger credit swaps settlement



Phil Gramm 7/10/08

Asian taxi drivers are SMART!

Office Depot Closing 112 stores, cutting 2,200 jobs

Tough Times Call For Tough Financial Talk With Loved Ones

Fortune;8 really, really scary predictions- Must Read

Q Ratio Signals ‘Horrific’ Market Bottom, CLSA Says

Goldman Recommends Credit Default Swaps Against NJ, CA, WI, FL, OH, MI, Others

video - U.S. Labor history in 25 minutes

Today in labor history Dec 10 First sit-down strike in U.S. called by IWW at General Electric

Solidarity Grows For Chicago Sitdown Strikers

Conflict over Education Secretary heats up

Coming soon to U.S., 1 million jobs lost every month: Report

Unions aren't the problem

NFL union's grievance challenges Burress' ban

W Post: Union Official Allegedly Liaison Between Governor, Obama Team

NFL, Union to Pay $100 a Month for Retiree Insurance

Russian Venture Capitalist Costs Workers Jobs and Income During Economic Meltdown

Labor Killed Detroit? Not So Fast

Report: Three times more job seekers than jobs

“Car Czar” to slash wages, jobs of US autoworkers

Wal-Mart Workers in Canada Store Granted Union Status (after 4 years) Wal-Mart fell $1.75, or 3 %

Republic Workers Win! Plant Occupation Ends As Workers Vote Yes

Wake Up! We All Need a Labor Union

Is Obama Backing Off a Crucial Pledge to Labor?

I like the 'Labor' forum - more folks need to visit/post here!

Ben Stein: Bail Out Detroit – Now

Queerty reviews Newsweek review of Bible.

NYT "Gay Marriage Ban Inspires New Wave of Activists" I agree

Commission says New Jersey should allow gay marriage

Gay Marriage Ban Inspires New Wave of Activists

Shunning businesses is one thing; intimidation crosses the line.

A rainbow flag

Yes, Our Pet Issues are Clearly Not Civil Rights Issues

In my shoes what would you do (specifically addressed to glbt folk and strong allies)

Thanks, mods, for that removal.

Why are labor unions more powerful that GLBT americans?

Latest Newsweek: Many gay activists disappointed in HRC

Kern: send queers to the camps

Paramilitary Resurgence Wreaks Terror

Russia, Argentina tout world without US domination

Venezuela: who killed Aragua unionists?

Colombia: survivors remember "Massacre of the Bananeras"

Brazil protesters say 9,000 have disappeared in 2 years (Chavez ally)

So Obama thinks I'm not a sensible person.

Cowher in line to coach the Redskins??

Yanks get Sabathia!

Who do you think wins The Heisman Trophy this Saturday?

Governments 'must include human rights in health policy'

ROUGH non-smoking day today!

The Journey To Meet Your Spirit Guides

Something on critical mass transformations and why the fit hits the shan just before things improve

The Invitation

World Peace Mandala photo essay

Gemini Full Moon & Winter Solstice 2008

Great site to share with your friends who are concerned about Obama on gun rights.

Gov. Blagojevich attacked your Constitutional rights "for the children"

Irony in the news. Someone lost thier FOID card...

Chicago's handgun ban has no apparent effect on rising crime wave

Help! How does this sound?

Lamb & Barley Stew

Bishops calls on (NZ) Govt to sign human rights declaration

How do you decide between Good and Evil?

Yet again we see DU does not reflect the greater population in theology

Water found in hot planet's orbit (BBC)

The clear future of electronics

UFO issue of Skeptical Inquirer

Knowledge of a 7-year-old future scientist

Opinions on frozen squid please.

Minoan Catastrophe dated to 1613 BCE

The extra edge: More students are searching for Adderall

The Best Schools Produce the Dumbest Individuals...

Dazed and Confused...

9/11 families condemn tribunals


No Child Left Behind...My Ass!

is It possible to run 2 HD's 1 with xp the other with vista, rather than dual boot

"The Mentalist" Tops Nielsen Ratings, First For Freshman Series Since "Desperate Housewives"

Ignatieff comes out swinging.

Ignatieff blasts Harper's 'divisive politics'

Sun Media: PM filling 18 senate seats by Christmas

Some wonderful videos to look at from a Town Hall meeting by the Physicians for Human Rights

A diary up about Gary Webb and CIA drug trafficking. Worth checking out.

Roll Call: Kerry likely to have significant influence as Foreign Relations chair

Thank you beachmom and LittleClarkie!

A mistake John Kerry made in 2006.

Anyone try to make homemade Pimms?

German ridicule for UK policies