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Archives: December 11, 2008

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

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

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

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"

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

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

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

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

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

Fitzgerald’s Legal Strategy (with likely sentencing guidelines)

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

Hey now!

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

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

GM retiree launches anti-Shelby website.

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

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...

Joe Klein on Obama

Email Hardball now!

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)


Holy Mackerel stories and the T-BIll, pop quiz

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

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

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

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

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?

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!!

Zakheim the Pentagon Comptroller from May 4 to March 10

Hello Leno, goodbye scripted shows?

KFC Workers Suspended After Bathing in Dish Sink

Indian court asked to ban Google Earth

Los Angeles' version of Santa Claus

I believe this totally explains our economy

Happy UDHR(Universal Declaration of Human Rights) Day!

Remember Sakia Gunn.

Word to the Republicans : Put up or Shut Up !!

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

Free choice act, the republicans fear it, it will

Why is the UFC having to do a charity fundraiser for our troops with traumatic brain injuries?

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

Workers Pay for Debacle at the Tribune Newspaper: NY Times:

I saw a comment on youtube that said Franken told Rhodes in '04 that election irregularities

All 50 Dem Senators Call On Blagojevich To Step Down

House Democrat says Obama should keep Bush intelligence chiefs

Death sentences, executions drop in 2008

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

A LOT of the discussion 'topics' thrown out lately at DU are

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

Foreclosure Storm Will Hit U.S. in 2009 as Loan Changes Fail

Only ONE Person Has Ever Escaped From A North Korean Prison: Shin Dong-hyuk

Will Obama Buy Torture-Lite?

{OH} Sheriff: Eviction Heartless During Winter, Recession

Torching Banks and Riots ... there is a pattern Torching Banks

9/11 Victims' Families Challenge Legitimacy Of Guantánamo Military Commissions

7 attack questions from politico for Obama presser tomorrow

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

If there is a credit crisis why is the

Don't Forgetz Them......

Specter: Investgate Holder Role in defending Murderers in South America

Supreme Court is asked to dismiss top officials from 9/11 lawsuit

Ooh! Ooh! Christian fight!!!!

68 to 80 percent of our active pharmaceutical ingredients now come from India and China...

I just plopped "Recount" into the DVD. Is this going to confirm the known? Or piss me off even more?

Should Chris Dodd be arrested?

In Zimbabwe, chaos gives cholera a foothold

Retail sales post big drop in November

Richard Shelby (R-AL) has Toyota and Honda plants in is State?

Biotechs want a bailout

Republic Workers Win! Plant Occupation Ends As Workers Vote Yes

How Superman Defeated the Ku Klux Klan: 5 Comic Superheroes Who Made a Real-World Difference

They are making a big deal about "pay to play" ...

TV Channel To Broadcast Assisted Suicide (England)

Obama Transition "Open for Questions"

This is the way to deal with conservatives. The coming socialist government of Greece!

WJ this morning- the spin following the Blagojevich mess

Mail time!! Grandmother is sent police machine gun in the post by mistake

Activist Sabotages British Power Station, Singlehandedly Reducing Country's Carbon Output By 2%

Cleaning Firm Used Illegal Workers at Chertoff Home

WWII‘s Tuskegee Airmen invited to inauguration

A Long Way To Go For A Complete Lie

Breaking: IL AG Madigan preparing to go to state Supreme Court to have Blogo removed

Every day, social conservatives get duped in a new way

Girl told CPS of abuse 2 years before stepdad's rampage, documents show

Dupe: Old news...

Alaska lawmaker no longer lead Republican on panel

UhOh 47 dead in Iraq

Another Lovable Pastor Speaks (James David Manning):

Last US House seat filled on grave of stolen 2004 election-by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman

Joe Scum, Pat Buchanan et al

The White Nationalist Behind O’Reilly’s War on Xmas

Life After the Economic Collapse: How Having Less Will Make Us Happier

Goofus and Gallant meet Blago (pic)

Is Norm Next? FBI Probes Allegation That Friend, Political Supporter Funneled $75K To Sen. Coleman

Bush History-Bush Says Nukes are Greatest Threat, so Why Are They a Low Priority? 12/11

Auto Parts Suppliers Demand Advance Payments From GM

Zimbabweans eating cow dung as hunger deepens

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

horrible NPR radio, horrible Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.Carolina), horrible Selby R-Alabama

I'm having a white Christmas... in New Orleans

Will Blagojevich be Obama's achilles heel?

When talking of corrupt Illinois pols don't forget Hastert

George W. Bush: The Ten Trilliion Dollar Man

The Panic Of 2008

Required Reading: The Dunce

Just found out my new fav. pizzeria is owned by a neo-con :(

A Poem, by Dick Cheney

RECESSION SPECIAL: Pay Raise For Judges Tucked Into Auto Bailout

The Stock Market's wild volatility:

"my dad was a CEO of a car company"-Mitt weighs in

I'm having one of my all too frequent "angry days"

If is unfortunate that Daschle is appointed health and human services secretary since his

President Obama on TV now, giving press conference.

Just 2 questions for you newsie types

Bush the fiscal conservitive. RIIIGGGHT!

Illinois AG threatens to act soon against governor

Caption Blago

I guess all those "free marketers" were right! Gas prices did go down on their own!

Kansas City - our gas is $1.32 this morning.

43 states in financial trouble

Pastor says: No work, no food. (Also, no legal protections for gays.)

I am enraged at CNN's and MSNBC's attempt to

When David Gregory takes over GEM$NBC at 10.30am

Anyone know of a book/article that deals with why social movements happen

The EPA fugitive list: Jeb?

The Rude Pundit - Note to Republicans and the Media: We Don't Care About Obama and Blagojevich

Mumbai Terrorists Prospered Under U.S.-Backed Musharraf

anyone on here know about Ashkenazi ?

Hungary has HAZMAT Irish pate` problem

Bush Legacy Watch: Is he the next MLK? (check out *this* photo in Dallas Morning News)

Bush Legacy Watch: Is he the next MLK? (check out *this* photo in Dallas Morning News)

More Americans believe in the devil than they do evolution

Obama's Statement on Blagojevich

"Fuck him. For nothing? Fuck him."

Rep Pete Hoekstra vows ‘aggressive oversight’ of Obama

Bob Woodward: "I had three sources that said the (Iraq WMD) evidence we had was skimpy"

Did I just hear Obama use the "far left, far right, we're in the center" frame?

JOE KLEIN: The Aimless War

Pentagon approves Iraq sales worth up to $6 billion

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

Blagojevich: Everyone Should Consider Saying "THANK YOU!"

This happened to me at work:

Greek-Inspired Demonstrations Spread (to Spain, Denmark and France)

Deal Reached On Sit-Down Strike

MSNBC has just declared that

With all due respect, this is why religion is such a thorn in the

With all due respect, this is why religion is such a thorn in the

Specter Picks A Fight Over Holder

the $73 dollar an hour myth: NY Times article:

Cleaning Firm Used Illegal Workers at Chertoff Home

Babylon's History Swept Away in US Army Sandbags

Office Depot to Close 112 Stores, Cut 2,200 Jobs

Is it ethical for politicians to take no work jobs at companies they helped after they leave office?

Mullen Echoes Obama: Pentagon Must 'Get A Grip' On Spending

Where Are the New Jobs for Women?

Bumper Sticker Idea

Feds: Hawaii man threatened to kill Obama

Aqsa Parvez rests in numbered gravesite

What Is The Meaning Of The Song "One Toke Over The Line"?

Allen Ginsberg's "America"

can i make a change to corporate bankruptcy laws?

Suit seeks Todd Palin e-mails that were withheld

Reid Seeking To Set Up Series of Senate Auto Bailout Votes

Blast at Iraq Restaurant Kills 47

Teen age shooting death in Juneau Alaska

christmas shopping on line. anyone have fun companies they order from on line?

Mugabe Claims ‘No More Cholera’ As Death Toll Keeps Rising

Greek-inspired demonstrations spread- The Violence of Capitalism

ABC promotes Chertoff in: 'Homeland Security USA' in January

Addicted to Religion

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

My love letter

At Least 150 Killed in Massacre in Congo Town: Rights Group

House bill provides relief for pension funds

BREAKING: McConnell opposition could doom auto loan package

so do you think there is truth to the rumor that Rahm blew the whistle on Blago

In Tough Times....More Studens Feed on Free Lunches....

Accused Guards Blur Line between Blackwater and Military

Coalition of The Shrinking

Cheney alienates congressional Republicans.»

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

Dollar down again today

Brazil police officer may be serial killer of gays

So will every corrupt politician that get caught in Illinois be tied to PE Obama?


How Two Federal Judges Invoked "Secrecy" To Block Access To Bush Torture Data

Obama has won the Race to the High Road....The Common Ground Approach works better

Sen. Shelby what's your agenda: "THE SOUTH SHALL RISE AGAIN"? at the expense of the country??

The People, united, can never be defeated......

i can not wait until the new President and congress take over our once great nation

HOLIDAY DONATION: I would like to donate some Medifast Diet product to a DUer who really needs it.

Dec 10th - 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Shelby and company putting political grudges ahead of the country

Record drop in American's net worth... largest drop on record

Sen. Shelby Contact info

Democrats shouldn't begin our advocacy in the middle, where our concerns are ultimately compromised

Will Obama make a clean break with the Bush interrogation, detention and rendition policies?

The Right Wing Diner

My EnterMercial

Will someone please escort this....

Senator Jim DeMint (Fascist-SC) is an Idiot.

Will the US government go INSOLVENT? And if it does

Trio Of Governors Beg Congress For Up To $276B In Aid

We are the new "centrists".

Butbutbutbut ...... the Repubics are even fighting with the white house.

It is all reducing down to the essence ............... like a finely crafted sauce.

Scandal gives GOP a shot at Senate seat

The ONE good thing Bush has done

Ok Folks... any comments on this "blog"....

Profiles in Courage Watch-"We're done in two months."

New unemployment claims surge unexpectedly

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

Sorry Mumbai Happened: (Indian)PM

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

Clinton to Earn About $4,700 Less Than Rice

To Kill A Mockingbird - on now,

Just cuz it hasn't been posted in a while....

Breaking: BOA to cut 35,000 jobs over the next three years

"Credit Crisis II" feared if U.S. automakers fail

Oh Reallllllly? WH thinks Blago Case is 'Astounding'

Our stock room is literally OVERFLOWING at work.... too much product coming in no one is buying

A Re-Cap Of The Bush Years Put To Music

Bat Masterson's last words.

Fire Sale on All McCain-Palin Campaign Equipment

Bush reflects on struggle with alcohol

Gas....$1.18 a gallon in Casper. WY..... USA National Gas Teperature Map..

old style electronics question (you punks call them home entertainment systems, we called them

Ann Coulter Bombs at NYU

It sure would be cool to see this much support when those in the entertainment industry

Does anyone know of a site that tracks lay offs?

Many of You Were Right: And Shame on the Republicans Opposing Bailout

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

California Financial Armageddon - Example Of Extreme GOP Legislators

Fitzgerald couldn't get an indictment?

Is NPR the National Propaganda for Republicans?

Most Outrageous Comments of 2008 - Media Matters

Siegelman: Obama Administration Will Not Let Rove Off The Hook

Help me say farewell to Bush

Remember this quote...

Sign of the times.

After one year of begging my hubby to get our 401k....

Republicans are taking a big gamble...

Markey: EPA has been ‘the most successful witness protection program’ in U.S. history.»

Thomas Friedman - what the hell?

Lee Iacoca for Auto Czar

Some asshat stole my neighbors' NO MORE WAR sign last night.

We did it before, we must do it again.

Report: DOJ Blocking Obama Team From Seeing Secret Legal Memos

Scared of Santa...

Dean: Time For Blagojeviceh To Bla-Go

It would be nice if the media focused less on the stock market...

Senate committee report blames top Bush officials for abuses against detainees...

The Goose that Laid the Golden Age -- the story of our economy.

United States Senate Seat, Like NEW! Barely Used! [PIC]

More MSM Follies: What term we HAVEN'T heard from the GOP-owned media.

Remember when Detroit 3 came to nation’s rescue, senators? -- Tom Walsh, DFP columnist

Iraq vs Afghanistan's "Open for Questions" feature is really good/addictive.

Introducing The New ‘Golden Glute’ Awards.

My Town. Tell me about Yours.

4-5 thousand portable toilets will be shipped to the National Mall

Obama: "I'm not quite the president yet, so I can tell all you witch-hunters to go fuck yourselves".

Obama: "I'm not quite the president yet, so I can tell all you witch-hunters to go fuck yourselves".

Can we stop referring to right wingers as pro-lifers?

The Right Wing's Idea of WHAT a person is

How many layoffs are acceptable to you to?

Fox & Friends host/ commentator (?) doesn't know that Festivus is a joke (VIDEO 1:15)

NYT: Rs Float Last-Minute Anti-Worker "F*ck The UAW" Bailout Plan

It was probly George Bernard Shaw who observed that anyone who is not

Oberstar (D-Minn.) Proposes $45 Billion for Infrastructure in Stimulus Bill

Rethug strategist Todd Harris on "Hardball"..."most people agree that [*] is an honorable man"

I Love DU!

Responses to GOP "Republican for a Reason" in the RNC web page show that many R's

NASA Administrator Muzzles Employees From Speaking Openly w/ Obama Review Team

7pm EST: Lisa Miller from Newsweek talks about the Religious case for gay marriage.

James K. Galbraith has a plan to fix the economy (DU link inside)

I now agree with the Republicans regarding Ford/GM

Ex-UK Foreign Office minister: "Afghanistan corrupt from top to bottom."

Church wants 'Santa will take you to hell' sign in Olympia

A MUST WATCH VIDEO -- Steven Chu our Nobel Prize winning NEW Secretary of Energy HOORAY

Wake Up! We All Need a Labor Union

All elected officials should be required to take psychiatric exams before taking office!

Senate: Senior Bush Officials OKed 'Aggressive' Interrogation

Iraq may need US troops for decade - Iraqi official

If there's a special election for the Senate Seat in IL...


Has anyone noticed? Maybe this has been posted or referenced, already

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

12,000-Year-Old Shaman Unearthed in Israel

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

How likely are we to have President Jeb Bush in 2016?

"food prices causing riots"

LA Times Editorial describes GOP tactics to implement disaster capitalism

Harry Reid's contact page. If you think Shelby is risking a depression tell REid to do something

The Dems better "grow a pair/spine/guts" and fight the Rethugs on the auto loan package

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

These repubic motherfuckers want the car loan to force LOWER WAGES

Inquiring minds want to know. Today gas was $1.68 a gallon

Bush Bible Comments Insult Evangelicals

Bring the jobs back home.

Robin Williams talks about the election to a London audience: This is a riot!

How many unemployed people in the U.S. are "shovel ready"?

Foreign manufacturers make cars that Americans want more ......

It is clear, the Senators who have Transplant Foreign Auto makers in their States

Still MORE Wrongly-Rejected Ballots In Minnesota?

I Don't Care If Gas Is FREE, We Need To Stop Killing This Planet!

More Holder issues

A Battle Won! (SC License Plate Case)

Girl in molestation case recants testimony

Let's quit calling forced terminations 'Layoffs'

Why does Obama tolerate attempt by the press to propagate scandal

I want a bailout or I'm going to stop working! Oh, wait....

Poor Families Pressed Into Vaccine Trials by Drug Companies; 12 Babies Die

Another childs useless death in America from guns

Chrysler's Hidden Coffers

8 really, really scary predictions

Yep, it's union busting pure and simple, with some sour grapes tossed in

Humboldt At The Tipping Point: Who Dares Defend Diebold? (WDNC Blog)

Scowcroft, Gates, Jones: Go Slow on Iraq

Obama's team: things are going to get A LOT worse before they get better

Day to `call in gay' finds few willing to strike

Powell lashes out at Palin:...‘and there’s nothing wrong with my value system.’»

Pastor jailed for invoking God's wrath to get bail

On the Car Issue, to whomever makes the Pontiac: I beg you, don't kill the Pontiac.

Top 50 Inventions of 2008

I have a question about a possible temp solution for the car industry.

Gov Blago's chestnut mane might be sign of narcissistic personality disorder, psychologists say

I am 100% in favor of the bridge LOAN to the auto makers! & 100% in favor of Govt. helping LABOR

Clinton will make $4,700 less than Rice

Gina at on Tom Joyner

Aimless Absurdity in Afghanistan

KB Toys Faces Liquidation

Siegelman: Obama Administration Will NOT Let Rove Off The Hook

Alright, MSM Press! You're All Over The Prez-Elect On Any Alleged HINT Of Corruption!! Way To Go!

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

2 kids made a personal comment about me today at the store.

Dick Morris: “I’d Pay To Suck The Polish Right Off Hannity’s Toes”

Every time I see a HUMMER or another obnoxious SUV toy

Come now, Bush, it was no mistake

Let's get something straight folks: Detroit's problems are NOT a function of car type or car quality

OK, please help me figure this out. If an autoworker at $28 per hour

The House just gave car makers HUGE Tax cuts.

The insensitivity, bigotry and hypocrisy of Rachel Maddow

Scout Tufankjian's picture-book: "Yes We Can" - OMG! It's awesome

Lets Talk

Christian Church leaders call Sun Myung Moon the “Devil and Anti-Christ”

Where's Lieberman on the Big 3 bailout?

Everyone that can, go buy something at K-Mart this week.

If you Support Auto Workers Union: Check in Here, Make your Voice Known

"To Kill a Mockingbird."

Musicians tell UN to ban using songs as torture

How many people here have enough money to start a cooperative to

The safest car is the one that doesn't get in a collision in the first place..

The safest car is the one that doesn't get in a collision in the first place..

This Chu guy.

Dem.Reyes: "We don't want to be known for torturing but,,,keep the torturer and keep the policy"

Breaking: Child's remains found near Caylee Anthony home.

Why aren't UAW members occuping Repube senate offices *right now*

Should the Lori Klausutis "accidental death" case be re-opened?

When do I get a "Union" ? Or for that matter any of us that slave to keep your world running...

When do I get a "Union" ? Or for that matter any of us that slave to keep your world running...

"Health-Care Reform Could Kill the GOP" ...Sounds like "two for the price of one" to me!

"Health-Care Reform Could Kill the GOP" ...Sounds like "two for the price of one" to me!

Republican Senator Admits Opposition to Auto Bill is All About Union Busting

Ask Ford why in the hell we don't get the Ka!

Freepers...dialup warning

Wanna see some pr0n? Click here!!

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

My cat has a George Bush doll

Tonight's Lullaby: Moonlight Sonata - Bethoven

Anyone here own a Toyota Yaris?

Some incredible music for my way of thinking...

Bad Sexual Innuendo Thread:

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

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

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

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...

Worst seasonal recipe: I nominate candied orange peel

Lisa' Cousins are coming over in a few weeks

Good Sexual Innuendo Thread:

Which version do you like better?

Workers Get Paid And End Sit-In At Chicago Factory - Obama Had Voiced Strong Support for Workers

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

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

Which Christmas Song Annoys You The Most

Shameless Yuletide Plug

Here's one last pic - of Sarah Palin. (Has photobucket created a monster of me yet?)

Bow down and pray to Motorcycle Jesus

I am listening to a cd of Christmas songs from the 1930's and 1940's

In the beginning. Back in 1955

I finally got Chrono Trigger for the DS!

GORN! Remixed and Remastered.

Damn. Why would a diabetic eat Haagen Dasz??!!

Let me try another pic. This one is simply titled: OOPS!

a wise man once told me:

Yay! I finally have showerage AND heatage!

should we set up a procrastinating competition....

Smoking is for Squares

Don't Forgetz Them......

How do you breathe?

The single GREATEST Martin Scorsese film EVER.

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

Anyone own a Tempurpedic bed?

Leapin' Lizards! Flying snakes:

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

Kitty gets face reattachment surgery (no scary pictures)

Today is Laundry Day!

Live long enough to be a problem to your children

Actor slits his own throat as knife switch turns fiction into reality

Downside of coming home for the week: Ice Storm

Play your favorite commercial

Well lounge, since the new year is almost upon us, it is time for me to reveal my true identity.

I wish I understood cat language - spent an hour this morning listening to 3 cats chatter

MMMMM Bacon, Egg and Cheese burritos. With a really spicy salsa.

Loudon Wainwright III - Christmas Morning (rare acoustic version)

sorry dp

Golden Globe Nominations are out - post your thoughts here

How the Christmas family get together usually goes

Snow Day!

The Inauguration Worldwide Television Audience

Oh lordy, but I'm sleepy!

You know, I almost hate to do it, but I have to say...

I can't believe I waited so long to join NETFLIX

Good morning Lounge

If ABC still has plans to cancel "Pushing Daisies"...

Newborn Pups, PuppyCam!

Google down for anyone else?

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

How do you tie your shoes?

Anyone seen the show Walking with Dinosaurs ??

If you had to sum up your life in a paragraph for a magazine.

I am having the starchiest lunch ever. And none of it really goes together.

What's more pathetic?

Did you die of laughter when Tom Netherton sang He Touched Me on LW?

This is great - Joe Strummer yells at a bouncer during White Man

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.

How often do you feel like a dying clown with a stink of Rin Tin Tin?

Why hasn't anyone asked Obama about his, um, "unique" appendage?

I think a variety show featuring indicted/convicted politicians

Really good deal on magazine subscriptions...

I found the anti-LoLcat (now with fixed link!!)

Damn that Brat Pack!!!!

Anyone else ever see the movie Koyaanisqatsi?

All time funniest DU Xmas post

anyone watching Top Chef tonight?? (WTF spoiler)

Anyone remember James Traficant?

Wow, "A cry in the dark is on" that poor woman! Imagine if a dingo ate your baby

Kitten Picture of the Day for Thursday December 11

Who sends this stuff?

I hate those mornings and you wake up and look at the clock and go SHIT!!!

Which do you tend toward, being a spendthrift or being frugal?

Oh it's the MOST wonderful time... of the yeeeear...

"Fuck You Penguin" funny stuff!

I want a French Bulldog so bad.

"Attention All Shoppers!" (as spoken over the PA in that nasal/whiny voice)


For lunch, I had a bowl of chili from the cafeteria here at work .

Obama Selects Dachsie

Jesus, I am your father

I can't wait for Star Trek XI.

I am sick and tired of Microsoft IE encountering a problem requiring it to close

On sale NOW at Walmart $6.66

Two weeks to the 25th. Time for the annual DU "least favorite holiday song" list...

old style electronics question

does anyone watch/like the tv show eli stone?

christmas shopping on line. anyone have fun companies they order from on line?

What Is The Meaning Of The Song "One Toke Over The Line"?

Mail time!! Grandmother is sent police machine gun in the post by mistake

Sometimes I wonder...

Can you identify this object?

My husband's antique Xmas show is featured in Local Publication

Check out the trailer for the play I am in

Fritos smothered in Chili, cheese and onions.

This happened to me at work:

I posted this last year, but I can't resist it.

What was for dinnah DU?

Macaulay Culkin's Sister Killed in Traffic Accident

Oh crap...

WOW!!! I just sent an email to an old friend and received a response...

My EnterMercial

Meals on Wheels in Central PA expanded to help out Seniors with Pets

Lest we all forgot

MILK robbed of a Golden Globe nod.

The English Beat and BAD MANNERS on tour next year!!!!

Dear Santa: WANT!

I am addicted to Chex Mix!

Is anyone else not getting the "new mail" alert for your inbox?

Any "American Gothic" fans out there?

67 pages of questions?!

Favorite holiday cocktail?

Looky what we might get!

Worst compliment ever...

So we're adopting a family for Christmas

I have to get rid of this earworm

So has Midlo started any other flame wars today

We have reached the "Thow it in a box and tape it down" segment of packing.

Jesus Christ. Some people.

I hate looking for used cats

I hate looking for used cats

People Under that Stairs!

Should I play monopoly, or sing in the rain?

Oh joy, this sounds like fun!

Meet my Grandma

Move over ugly holiday sweaters....check out these tshirts

Scared of Santa...

I hate drinking at nude bars.

So, my youngest has applied to college with a request for

So...I I take a nice leisurely stroll into GD, and the very first post I see is...

That's the last time I admit to tightness in the chest.

starting to feel better ( my smaller boobs!)

The Yardbirds, Led Zeppelin, The Firm, Coverdale-Page, Page-Plant, Plant-less Zep

I am toasting myself today, I just found out I am a Jew

I am using my snow day to catch up on my present wrapping!

Blagojevich. GRR. Now it's stuck in my brain as an earworm.

2 Internship Interview offers in less than 24 hours...yikes!

Huge Vibes Needed

Hey Rabrrrrrr........

We have a new cat, a large white male, he is a nice kitty.

If you're a car singer like me...

I hate drinking at new bars

Okay, this is funny.

aw forget about it :-(

My 11 year old cousin is going into foster care soon.

Kitty wigs! For sale! Seriously!

Need "Secret Santa" idea for a yuppie

I lost my ipod last night

Is it possible to work 3rd shift for an extended period of time w/o gaining tons of weight?

Who knew the Kirk/Spock fight scene from Amok Time would scare the shit out of a 6 year old?

Check out some music from my father-in-law! (Country-rock, singer/songwriter)

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 12/11/2008)

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

I just got engaged yesterday.

Parents of teenage girls!

Yaris or Corolla

I finally got my head around multi-dimensional arrays

I hate looking for used cars

OMG I'VE BEEN OUTED! I might as well confess to you my friends in the lounge

How to Make a Cat Bed They'll Actually Use

Where have all the cowboys gone?

Why do dirty guys at garages act so superior?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/11/08

Snow Day Pics!!

So I loaned some money to a friend.

Some morans who whistle in public buildings, or at work--why do they think

Coke Blak black market

The manifesto for all grammar/usage nazi party members

As my one and only snow day ends, I am left with a beautiful sky.

Four finals down; one to go. Hold me...

You just won $25 million. Who do you hire to perform at your next birthday party?

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

I found some dude's Ipod on a bus in Denver!

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

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

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

Well that thread was fun! What a trainwreck!

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?

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.

With the full details of this Barack's integrity just seems stronger.

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?

What a Pants-load of Lucas: Just Watched CLONE WARS

Life before the computer

So who gets Worst Governor of the Year?

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

thanks to the UAW, and to all of America's industrial unions

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

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

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

This Scarbough show is a joke

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

Change we can believe in: I actually expect Obama to answer Blago questions tomorrow

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

Poll: Obama's Handling Of Transition Is Winning Over McCain Voters

What time will Obama be on TV today?? n/t

Did anyone see William Ayres on Hardball? What was up with that?

Obama needs to answer NOTHING!!!!!!!! in the Illinois Governor's case

This appears to be why Madigan can petition the Illinois Supreme Court

Why hasn't anyone asked Obama about his, um, "unique" appendage?

NASA has become a transition problem for Obama

What time is or was Obama's press conference today?

Obama And Transparency: Walking The Talk

Lanny Davis: "It's in his interest to be completely transparent here."

Is Joey Scabs going to be taking calls on his new radio show?

Tony Rezko Gave Feds Information On Blagojevich, Complaint Confirms

Tony Rezko Gave Feds Information On Blagojevich, Complaint Confirms

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

e-mail I sent to MSNBC, after listening to all the "press piranhas" circling for carrion on Obama:


Meet the last Dem congressman from Louisiana.

Obama to Hear Congressional Panel on Changes to War Powers Act

Obama to Hear Congressional Panel on Changes to War Powers Act

Obama, Blagojevich, Fitzgerald and the SNL skit about Obama being Cool

Obama To Appoint Jeanne Lambrew As Deputy Director Of White House Office Of Health Reform» - open for questions.. "meh..!" I love this guy

It looks like my big sister has had a stroke.

Mika: " Tom Daschle will be convicted today"

Cheney was sending a message with the Blago tapes, "we have everyone of you on tape" that is

Daily Tracking Polls 12/11 - So far (almost) no hit to Obama favorability from Blago

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

Obama: I understand people's anger and frustration about the position of our auto industry.

"Clinton selection could face court challenge"

I demand that Barack Obama condemn the actions of Ferris Beuller!

HuffPo - Great Article Exposing The RW/MSM Media Double Standard Re Blago Scandal

I'm confused-Just what is the media accusing President-Elect Obama of doing wrong re: Blagovich?

Can't you read this like the $1 million is from someone else?

Opening line on Hartmann's (NovaM) 1:30 news break: "Obama and Blagojevich"

Obama Team Very Worried About Economy

Oil lays waste to the West

Why did Rush Limbaugh cross the road?

Outrage poll

Obama answered the MSM's stupid questions without acting like a baby (like Bush), what a change

Congress applies 'Saxbe fix' to avoid Constitutional problem for Clinton

Do any of you personally know any PUMA voters?

Why doesn't MN just have a run-off between Franken/Coleman?

List all the reasons how employees have benefitted from unions ...

Did my ears deceive me?

Obama on Health Care: "This Year ... This Administration"

About Obama and Bago-- look up Truman and...

Obama will name Mark Miller head of Medicare and Medicaid services

An Obama Statement That Could Make A Difference Immediately To So Many In Need....

I figured out how the RWers will tie Obama to Blagojevich!

Barack Hussein Obama.

Idaho Commissioner found sending emails comparing Michelle Obama to a poisonous black widow spider

The interesting thing about Free Republic's response to the Blagojevic scandal.

office of the president-elect

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

I was well-pleased with Tamron Hall on MSNBC earlier today

What I expect from PE Obama, and have never been disappointed yet..

Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road ? (political versions)

GOP may seek Bill Clinton's testimony (in Sen. Clinton's confirmation hearing)

It is so nice to be able to enjoy a press conference now...

PHOTOS Someone to watch over him.....

Lugar's Office Says He's Not Proposing To Call Bill Clinton At Hillary Confirmation Hearings

Norm Coleman Still Under Investigation By FBI: Still Not A Peep From Media

They're marketing "The Day the Earth Stood Still" with the trailer for "Wolverine."

They're marketing "The Day the Earth Stood Still" with the trailer for "Wolverine."

Warning: "Wanted" is a piece of crap.


I'm glad to see Barack decided to use his middle name when he is sworn in!

'Michelle': Get to know the other Obama (a GDP post that has no griping in it)

Don't forget that Fitzgerald's office tried to get Rezko to LIE on Obama...and Blago

Orlando Sentinel: NASA has become a transition problem for Obama

The more America hates Palin, the more Republicans love her

When did David Schuster become a prick?

President Elect Obama "Last Question" and ABC Corporate Media "News" Cuts Away

How many dead Iraqis were Innocent?

Who instigated the war on Christmas?

2 ways Fitzgerald could have used the Blago case for partisan advantage

Seperated at birth: Blago and....

NASA has become a transition problem for Obama; Administrator Griffin not cooperating, obstructing

What is hip again...

Inaugural: One toilet for every 6,489 people

Anyone here wear colored contact lenses?

Lounge vibes needed, please

Bush said he didn't believe the bible was necessarily literally true in 2004...

Obama: "I have never spoken to the governor on this subject." (updated)

AP: Are Blagojevich tapes enough evidence to convict?

NASA's Griffin is losing it; obstructing Obama Transition:

What exactly is Obama's stance on guns?

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

Joe Scarborough: Mr. Sanctimony!

Er...Speaking of Lounge Vibes...I've got some employment issues

For Christ's Sake: Stop this Insanity

My son made me so proud...

Repukes want Bill Clinton to testify at Hillary's confirmation

US to return centre stage on climate change, Kerry tells UN...(Poznan talks)


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

Pit Bull Takes Bullets for Family

What do you think of bald men?

What do you think of bald men?

Obama's best/worst appointment?

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!

Favorite film of the year?

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

Linux Question:

I just told my SO I want this for Christmas

"The Left" is a term of dismissal by our party leaders.

Sun-Times: White House has rejected a recent request by Obama to occupy Blair House

DU HOLIDAY PET PICS, it's submission time again!

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

I'm losing my job at the end of the month...

DU HOLIDAY PET PICS, it's submission time again!

There is a simple solution to this Illinois senate seat business...

Bush History-Bush Says Nukes are Greatest Threat, so Why Are They a Low Priority? 12/11

IL-Sen: Kirk Takes a Sniff

Great gift idea- Obama 4 year calendar


Chinese Activist Arrested for Letter Critical of Government

Graves Probed At Brutal Fla. Reform School

Allegations of farm worker abuse investigated

Specter: Investgate Holder Role in defending Murderers in South America

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

9/11 families protest fairness of Gitmo trials

Chicago workers vote to end sit-in at factory

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

Poll: Public pleased with post-election Obama

Treasury Criticized on Hill Over TARP

Before handouts, big firms bankrolled conventions

Canada's biggest buyout collapses

Australian gambler sues casino over A$1.4bln binge

(Rep. Edolphus "Ed") Towns To Lead House Oversight Committee

Duke Energy to Rent Rooftops (install solar panels)

Iraq asks Obama to hold new U.S.: Iran talks

(Detroit) News, Freep Poised For Big Changes?

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

Cleaning Firm Used Illegal Workers at Chertoff Home

N Korea talks limp to end with no prize for Bush

Former U.S. Contractor Alleges 9-Month Detention in Iraq

Former U.S. Contractor Alleges 9-Month Detention in Iraq

In the war: Britain to pull out of Iraq next year

Security Risks Rise As Companies Cut Tech Budgets

US to begin transfer of Iraqi prisoners on Feb 1

Hawaii man charged with threatening to kill Obama

Daschle Also to Oversee New Health Reform Office (Obama Names Him HHS Secretary)

Child's Body Found Near Missing Florida Girl's Home

Portugal offers to take Guantanamo detainees

DEA complicit in drug trade, says Morales

Palin, other US governors sent suspicious powder: FBI

Obama says his office had no role in Illinois governor scandal

Jobless claims jump to 26-year high

Japan minister urges companies to secure jobs

Bush considering easing rules on foreign farm workers

Should Todd Palin's e-mails be public?

Swedish car firms get bail-out

"Credit Crisis II" feared if U.S. automakers fail

Senate probe blames top Bush officials for detainee abuses

New Unemployment Claims Surge Unexpectedly

Illinois AG threatens to act soon against governor

‘Pay option’ mortgages could swell foreclosures (over the next 2 years)

Consumers to get $150 million in Wachovia settlement

NASA has become a transition problem for Obama; Administrator Griffin not cooperating, obstructing

Bush Bible Comments Insult Evangelicals

Zimbabwe's Mugabe says cholera crisis over(while the UN declared emergency/raised death toll to 783

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

Foreclosure Storm Will Hit U.S. in ‘09 Amid Job Loss (Update1)

Clinton to earn about $4,700 less than Rice

Investment adviser and former chairman of NASDAQ Stock Market arrested for multibillion dollar Ponzi

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

Some Question Blagojevich's Mental Health

A family feud over the fate of Guantanamo-The Pentagon gives a platform to family members of Sept 11

Senate GOP leader voices opposition to $14 billion rescue plan

48 Killed in Iraq Restaurant Attack

Congress Approves Measure to Ease Pension, IRA Rules

Hagel (R-Ne) 'inclined' to back bailout bill

Justice Dept. says tow company violated SCRA

Oil sands called 'Canada’s dirty secret' at UN summit

Global demand for oil to plummet

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

U.S. recession to worsen, deflation a risk-report

Americans' debt shrinks - 1st time ever

Pharma Critic Is Candidate for Top FDA Post

Sara Lee cutting 700 jobs in outsourcing move

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

"Senate Candidate 4" ID'd in criminal complaint (Louanner Peters)

Ireland to Hold New EU Treaty Vote, Wins Guarantees

Obama's atomic umbrella: U.S. nuclear strike if Iran nukes Israel

Schools: More Students Getting Free Lunch (80% Increase)

After Rescue, Bonuses Still Flow At AIG

Secretary of state salary cut for Clinton

Web mistake costly for George W. Bush library (had to buy back domain name for $35k)

Bank of America to cut up to 35,000 jobs

Study: U.S. arms sales impede human rights

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday December 11

(Westboro Baptist) Church seeks sign at Capitol

Panel Cites White House, Not Soldiers, for Abuse

Madoff Charged With Securities Fraud Takes Questions: The Obama transition team might have an answer.

Chicago workers end sit-in at closed factory ‘We lost the jobs but we got something,’

Franken presents affidavits from 62 with rejected ballots

Fed (Reserve) balance sheet liabilities hit record $2.2 trln

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

In Afghanistan, Gates to Talk of Troop Increases

City of Des Moines Removes Homeless Shacks

Bush reflects on struggle with alcohol

RIGHTS: Harsh Language for Colombia at UN Review

GOP Senator Warns of 'Riots' if Automakers Are Bailed Out

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

60 years on, Israel-bashing diminishes message of UN human rights council

Human rights & wrongs

Obama's National Security Adviser Makes Some Israelis Nervous

The price of tolerance

Hamas official: Shalit could be freed in a day if Israel were brave enough

110 trucks of goods to enter Gaza Thursday

The Saudi plan: 100 years of dhimmitude?

Republic’s Battle Cry: Protect Workers' Rights


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

Media Use Blagojevich Scandal Against Obama

Striking poultry workers: “Change is coming”

Barclays to offshore 66 jobs to India

US outsourcing clients seek rate cuts

Obama's Medicine for The Economy (Dean Baker)

The New Globalism: A Vision for America's Role in the World

Robert Scheer: Republicans Bring Socialism to America

Scott Turow: State Of Shame

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

Sweet Caroline

Merry Christmas — Santa Visits Jesus

Yep, it's union busting pure and simple, with some sour grapes tossed in

Thinking Outside the Box

The Pause That Depresses

Rosa Brooks: Blagojevich's corruption: a warning for Democrats

Blago, Preparing for Inevitable, Plans to Sell His Own 'Seat' in Jail

Chevron is still in the White House

U.S. Joins Effort to Bar Claims on Iraqi Coffers

Britain leaves Iraq in shame. The US won't go so quietly (Guardian)

Economists and Free Trade (Interesting Read)

India's competitors catching up as outsourcing hotspots

self delete

Neocon "Freedom's Watch" Goes Belly Up PLUS Expose on US Money Laundering Operation To Fund Settlers

Role of Alleged CIA Asset in Mumbai Attacks Being Downplayed

ENERGY A Return To Science (Progress Report on Chu nomination)

Barnacles of Class War Around Our Necks

Bank of America to Cut 30,000 to 35,000 Positions

The REAL Reason Prosecutor Fitzgerald Rushed to Arrest Blagojevich

8 really, really scary predictions (CNN/money)

Capitalist Fools- five key mistakes—under Reagan, Clinton, and Bush II—and one national delusion.

‘Pay option’ mortgages could swell foreclosures (over the next 2 years)

Joseph Stiglitz: 5 Disastrous Decisions That Got Us into This Economic Mess

Obama Team Asks For Sneak Preview at Docs; DOJ Balks

Ray McGovern: Will Obama Buy Torture-Lite?

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

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

Obama and the hysterical flight attendants

Barack Obama and Rod Blagojevich

Blanket Pardons

Attorney Scott Horton on Justice after Bush

Change or Continuity pt. 2 of 2

Change or Continuity pt. 1 of 2

Kucinich on Assisting the U.S. Auto Industry

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

Conversations with History: Steven Chu

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

One Toke Over The Line

Dennis Kucinich Our Automotive Industry Is Necessary To National Security

Obama picks Tom Daschle as Secretary of Health and Human Services

Climate Denial Argument of the Month

Bush answers questions about his Faith pt.2

Reggie Miles "Wall St. Blues"

Maron v Seder: Remedial Theater Ep. 3 (ERISA)

Obama Address Blagojevich Controversy

Congressional Hearing on Threat of Weapons of Mass Destruction

Bill Ayers on Hardball

Joe The Plumber Says McCain Made Him Feel Dirty

The Real News: The Iraqi View Of The Surge

Video Shows Every Flight On Earth In 72 Seconds

Craig Ewert Assisted Suicide

Joe Dead Intern Scarborough just cannot believe Obama isn't linked to Blago

Obama Answers more questions about healthcare

TYT: Merrill Lynch CEO Asking For Bonus After Bailout

Red State Update: Obama Screws Over Bill Richardson

Bill O'Reilly's Holiday Hypocracy

Freudian Slip, Wishful Thinking, Whatever: Dana Perino Slips And Says Obama Administration

Bush says the Bible is probably not true but you can learn a lot from it, you know, God sent a son

Minnesota Guard sending 1,000 to Iraq early next year

Oregon Guard going back to Iraq

Sweden Cleanest, Saudi Arabia Dirtiest in Ranking

At Poznan, no one is listening

Forecasting the future of hurricanes

European leaders clash over pledges on global warming: Credibility at risk as leaders gather …

Solar Panel Question.

Take a virtual ride on the Solar Bus [video]

William Kamkwamba's Malawi Windmill Blog has some updates

Rate Of Greenland Methane Release Far Above Projections - 9-10/2007 Output = Summer Months' Output

Global Coral Monitoring Network - Tipping Point For Rapid Reef Decline Within Next Decade - SD

Dobriansky At Poznan: No Regrets On Bush Climate Policy - It Just Needed To Be "Better Articulated"

Biologists Suspect Shorter Winters, Hotter Summers Behind Drop In MN Moose Decline - KTTC

Bush's Final F.U. - Rolling Stone Reviews How The Chimp Is Gutting Regulation In All Areas

U Manitoba Researcher - Summer Arctic Ocean Sea Ice Gone By 2015 - CanWest

National Academies Summit on America's Energy Future

Big Coal CEO's anti-environment screed caught on tape

40-Year UNH Study Finds New England Winters Warming 0.8C Per Decade Since 1965 - Boston Globe

Suniva Opens Cell Manufacturing Plant (Atlanta, GA)

Joe Romm blogs about Steven Chu

Wind, Water And Sun Beat Biofuels, Nuclear And Coal For Clean Energy

New diesel rules in California in LBN.

New Mexico, Land of Windchantment

A Past President's (Energy Policy) Advice to Obama: Act With Haste

US to return centre stage on climate change, Kerry tells UN talks

IEA Projects Global Oil Demand Down In 2008, Back Up to 500KB/D Net Increase In 2009 - Reuters

NOW on PBS Friday - Paradise Lost

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

It's Been A Tough Day For America's Wildlife!!!

Panasonic Linking Management Pay To Emissions Cuts - SF Chronicle

Brace yourselves; More Inhofe wingnuttery going viral

Fifth of world's coral reefs dead, say marine scientists: Climate change linked …

Oreva: India's Cheapest Electric Car

Energy from hydrinos--someone's betting 60 million on it

Tough Times Call For Tough Financial Talk With Loved Ones

Dr Housing Bubble 12/10/08

David Vitter against the auto company loans?

Mortgages? I just don't get it.

Fighting Foreclosures, F.D.I.C. Chief Draws Fire

Federal assistance to ALabama $28 Billion and South Carolina $48 Billion - hey Shelby what's a

Harry Reid's contact page. If you think Sen Shelby is risking a depression tell Reid to straighten

James K. Galbraith; Stimulus Is for Suckers ...."This is a Chronic Illness"

8 really, really scary predictions

401k questions? Treasury mm risk options.

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?

Striking poultry workers: “Change is coming”

Today in labor history Dec 11, 500 die U.S.-supported regimes in Central America during the Cold War

Victory? Wal-Mart Workers Unionize in Canada

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

A rainbow flag

Coming Out: It’s the Jewish Thing to Do

Maybe we should send a letter thanking Malcolm Smith

Italy: Furor after TV cuts 'Brokeback Mountain'


'Day without a gay' protest fizzles

Rights Group Slams Mormon Attack Ad

I disagree with legal scholar Kenji Yoshino

Why are labor unions more powerful that GLBT americans?

Oliver Stone Making Hugo Chavez Documentary

Brazilian Indians 'win land case'

EU helps Bolivia tackle drugs and poverty

DEA complicit in Bolivia coke trade: Evo

Cuban FM urges closure of Guantanamo prison

RIGHTS: Harsh Language for Colombia at UN Review

VENEZUELA: "An Unusual Wedding" -- Ven has long been charting its own path in diplomacy

Cindy Sheehan: "El Imperio" and the Declaration of Human Rights

John Daly smashed a spectator's camera into a tree

Argentines to use 'free-kick' spray

McNamee: 'No chance' Clemens gets into Hall

Florida Gators Offensive Coordinator to get Mississippi State Head Coach Job

Congressman from Texas (I wonder why?) introduces bill to end the BCS.

Kick This If You Want To Give A Big Ol' FUCK YOU To The Skankees!

Is GlaxoSmithKline Behaving Badly in Argentina?

NIH & Financial Conflicts Of Interest

New Antipsychotics Offer No Advantage: Study


Dr. Steve Nissen for head of the FDA?

Asthma Drugs Too Dangerous For Kids: FDA

Study links diabetes 1 and coeliac

Hello Kitty-themed maternity hospital opens in Taiwan

Everybody should take speed, say "scientists"

Gemini Full Moon & Winter Solstice 2008

Other metaphysical message boards

I met my animus the other day

Spiritual Flight

I dreamt about an Obama cabinet session

So I thought it could be helpul to know that everything you think you know is really an illusion

Anyone else having trouble with sleep?

Shaman Priestess remains found

My favorite model.

Opéra Comique, Paris

Texas State Capitol (dial up warning)

Not the Calendar Announcement You Were Expecting

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

Plaxico Burress video on handgun safety.

Just for the halibut, post your other calendar entries here. (dial-up warning)

Window shot

CCW Permit Holders' Records "better than our uniformed police"

Micro review... Lumix DMC FX07

AK used in a crime...

What Americans Believe (Harris Poll)

Water found in hot planet's orbit (BBC)

CNN Cuts Entire Science, Tech Team

Knowledge of a 7-year-old future scientist

Addicted to Religion

The 9/11 Truth Movement: An Incomplete History 2

9/11 families condemn tribunals

Harris judicial candidate sues to overturn November result

Are Texans getting notified of inauguration tickets yet??

Huffman (SD-17 GOP candidate) violates law with rally at poll

What happens when good routers go bad?

Trend or Kaspersky, which would you use?

Greatest Xmas Movie of All Time

Ignatieff blasts Harper's 'divisive politics'

Sun Media: PM filling 18 senate seats by Christmas

The Day the Earth Stood Still - a bad remake

Who will replace Stephen Harper?

Thank you beachmom and LittleClarkie!

Does anyone know how to search for clips on MSNBC?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/11/08

US to return centre stage on climate change, Kerry tells UN talks (AFP)

This is bad. According to Think Progress, congressional aides put a major damper on Poznan

Happy 65th Birthday, Senator Kerry! Pic thread!

Brown adviser: Labour's rights record dismal