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Archives: December 12, 2008

How much did GMAC's failure to qualify as a bank holding company have to do with the bailout failure

Obama's or Leiberman's America...which?

Obama's or Leiberman's America...which?

ProPublica: Bush's Presidency, Harper's Index-style

Auto Workers Contract Questions

majority leader?

Senators demanding autoworkers to take a pay cut?

Ideas To Help The Auto Industry Since Our Stolen Government Just Gave Them A Big 'Ol FUCK YOU:

Ashcroft: Maybe I make better decisions on 'morphine'

They're everywhere! They're everywhere!

Hey Sen. Shelby ever heard of Talladega, AL and NASCAR?

Autos. I wasn't able to follow the Senate - I read the threads - I don't understand what's going on

So, who has the most to lose if GM and Chrysler fail? UAW? Guess again?

January 20th just can't get here fast enough, imho

Governor Blagojevic is the most power man in America tonight

When this country finally gets single-payer health care, and ALL employers must contribute

"If there is no agreement that can be reached .. we have danced this tune long enough," (Reid) said.

Every political question is essentially one question - "Which Side Are You On?"

McConnell: "very few of us had anything to do with the dilemma they created for themselves."

John McCain is on with Letterman, and he is OH so RELAXED

This Country Has No Idea What Losing Millions of Auto Jobs Will Do To All Of Us....

William Jennings Bryan...

Honda killed the Electric Car

What should Reid have done?

Harry Reid is the Senate equivalent to Alan Colmes.

Who wants to place a bet on whether the lame Shrub

TARP or Toilet--Paulson's dilemma when market opens.

What is Nascar going to do without GM

From the Archives of the "Liberal" Media

morning joe-rightwing talking point #1 for today, regardless of subject:

Experts: North Georgia housing market in depression

The Nuclear Option? Lets Fristf**k the GOP and see how they like it...

Is It Possible For The Automakers To Wait Until The New Congress Is Sworn In To Receive Help?

National Wildlife Federation: In 11th hour, Bush rammed through overhaul of Endangered Species Act

"the Senate blocks the auto bail-out plan" - NBC. . umm WHO is that again you lazy whores?

The Japanese advantage -- Is it simply Japan's currency policy

Friday Morning Anti-Republican "F**k You, Senator (fill in the blank)" Roll Call:

"Automakers fail to cash in on big GOP donations"

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Where is our media contact page...?

So what does a Senator make in wages and benefits?

Mitch McConnell's wife is the labor secretary

When even smut becomes quaint, you know times have changed. By Mark Morford

Ed Asner: The Shministim

Do you think Michael Moore was envisioning Glenn Beck when he wrote "Stupid White Men" ?

That fucking Nightline woman asked "Should the auto workers have been willing to take a pay cut?"

The Nuclear Option -- come on, Harry, do it.

‘Life-threatening’ storm eyeing F-M

Anybody shocked or awed this morning?

Dynegy reviews coal portfolio-including the one in my back yard

Freepers Rejoicing Over Senate Vote

bailouts don't work if you do them randomly

We will be the big heroes in like six weeks when we pass the bill again.

In the end, all the Rethugs wanted was to bust the Union

Sing Little Bird Rezko, Sing!

WJ this morning - even Skully asks

Report: Rahm Emanuel Had ‘Multiple’ Conservations With Blagojevich About Senate Seat

Report: Rahm Emanuel Had ‘Multiple’ Conservations With Blagojevich About Senate Seat

Snow in New Orleans and Baton Rouge!

Want to know what average Americans feel about the auto bailout debacle

Ten Rockets Hit Terminal Supplying Material to NATO Forces

Ten Rockets Hit Terminal Supplying Material to NATO Forces

Gingrich is going full Nude again on CSPAN

Minnesota Board Holds Key Meeting Friday on Disputed Senate Race

Minnesota Board Holds Key Meeting Friday on Disputed Senate Race

Pigshits: DESTROY the economy; DESTROY the environment on the way out the door....

I have a profound respect for the Ron Paul fans that call in on Washington Journal.

Sen. Shelby Contact info

Oh, Libertarian, I barely knew yee (and already hated your ideas)

Suggestions for bush in retirement

Ugh, Mr. Bush, time to do some presidenting.

Gingrich finds the current fuel prices to be meh-tastic.

Newts on WJ spewing its management and union crap. Once again we see

It is now on record: Republicans despise American Workers

The Senate Republicans are unpatriotic, un-american, traitorous pieces of Japanese CRAP!

Point Of No Return: Interest On T-Bills Hits ZERO

It's not fair to compare the Republicans to the Nazis

The numbers say it all. $700 billlion + for financial institution bail out

A dreadful outcome for Detroit

Without the Big 3, what reason do the foreign manufacturers have to

The GOP has sealed their fate for years to come...

Joe the NotPlumber feels “dirty” after campaigning for McCain-hilarious.

Could the republican obstructionism of the auto industry loan be what is needed?

Toyota to reduce production at Buffalo plant

Republicans HATE labor Unions and the fact that they provide a Middle Class income....

Big Three Look to Bush After Bill Defeated

If GM folds, doesn't that just bring capacity down to the 11 million rate that can be sold

Some (NATO) Convoys May Be Paying Off Taliban

It's Time to Change the Filibuster Rules

SW Michigan gas stations raise prices 26 cents (17%) overnight

Workers ..... how does it feel to be raped, sneered at and extinguished?

So does the Plumber's Union stand with Auto Workers

Question for Ohio DUers

Bush administration takes independent scientific reviews out of Endangered Species Act

So what about Joe the Autoworker?

In wake of bailout collapse Dow opens and immediately falls past 200 points down

Who will the republicans get to build military equipment in mass if needed?

Funny story...

UN: World Wasting Enough Rice To Feed 184M This Year

The tally of how senators voted tonight goes as follows...

Report: Jackson backers sought cash for Ill. gov.

However the Big 3 End Up Getting the Money, How Long WIll it Help?

Were there any rules for limiting executive compensation in the Big 3 Loan bill? n/t

Was Morning Joe's broadcast whack in anyone else's area?

What Happens Next

Here we go! Ford opens 24% lower, GM 36%

The Hudsucker Proxy

Running History List: The transfer of power = 2008 / 2009

ChiTrib: Blagojevich fundraiser held by Jackson allies Saturday

the fucking past, present and future of congress

Thank you Democratic Senators for not selling out

Can domestic auto states do anything now that the Congress has failed to act

US refuses to aid victims of nuclear testing

Prisons, welfare, and Repukes who just don't get it ... just another topic

$ 1.8 Million to fly the space shuttle from Edwards back to Kennedy Space Center.

Does Shelby Hate the Big 3 Support for NASCAR or just NASCAR?

Former NASDAQ chairman arrested over alleged $50 billion fraud!

A jump on diploma while still in diapers

A jump on diploma while still in diapers

As possible Afghan war-crimes evidence removed, U.S. silent

These Republicans are Un-American. Their votes protect foreign auto factories in their states.

Watchdog group: Depth of Bush failures surprised even us

Yay-WHOOP!1 Ron KIRK in final vetting for OBAMA cabinet (Transportation)!1

What benefits, if any, has globalization bought to mankind?

Gettelfinger is KICKING ASS!

BREAKING: White House considers using TARP for auto bailout

Will the Big 3 filing for Chapter 11 be the start of a new protectionist movement?

Will the Big 3 filing for Chapter 11 be the start of a new protectionist movement?

I wonder just how MI reservists and NG being stop-lossed feel about the lack of support

Treasury Considers Using TARP to rescue the car companies

I'm trying to find out how each Senator voted yesterday on the auto bailout

In the last few years Republicans have declared war on Blacks, Hispanics, Workers, Women, Educated..

Putting $700 Billion in Perspective...

Democrats voting NO on the auto rescue

So With The Failure Of Congress, The TARP Plan Might Be The Savior In All Of This.

Serious question on the auto bailout.

Money-Saving Suggestion for States.

On the plus side

Calls to impeach embattled Illinois governor grow

Bettie Page: 1923 - 2008

Somebody explain this to me real slow...

Pictures and Quotes That Make the Rude Pundit Think We're Not Gonna Survive the Next Five Weeks

BREAKING NEWS: White House says it is considering use of Wall Street bailout cash to aid automakers

MN Attorney General rules that election night totals can be used for missing ballots

We are so fucked. Welcome to the next Great Depression.

Reid and Co. may just win a big game of chicken.

TARP: Isn't GM a "Troubled Asset" (as in Troubled Asset Relief Program)?

Ashcroft: Detaining Terror Suspects At Guantanamo Bay ‘Has Been A Humanitarian Act’»

Outrage Over District Plan To Cut All Athletics (NorCal)

I wonder how many Republican UAW members support the bailout over

Toyota: Auto Industry Race to the Bottom

Time to demand all members of Congress & the Senate take a 65% reduction in wages.

The Republicans actually have a majority of the votes until January, we need to realize this

if big 3 go bust, who pays off their pensions? guess

I think its a trick: Repubs voted no..Treasury to help..maybe..and the no oversight on the other 7

Senate Report Says Abuse of Detainees was Fault of White House

There is NO Economic Recovery without Heavy Manufacturing

Okay, what rationalization am I missing here?

Obama Should Call A News Conference This Morning And Demand Auto Bailout Money

Sony Dinged $1 Million for Child-Privacy Breach

Great presentation about the American auto industry

so if Unions have put GM out of business NOW, how did GM make it 100 years???

Cheney: "It's Herbert Hoover time."

Lesbian Couple Fights to Keep Baby (WV)

UAW: Senate GOP Voted Against Bailout To Strike "Blow Against Organized Labor"

Some Guy Named Colin Powell Is Mad About Something....

CAW told all GM plants in Canada to close for 6 weeks starting in January.

Update on Logistics Problems of Tuskegee Airmen Invited to Inauguration

I find myself even more angry at Shelby, et al, than I am at bush .....

Another oil firm puts base overseas

Ecoterrorist Gets Home Confinement

Police: Violence victim hit by tow fee

Ohio man to stand trial in Germany for war crimes

I wonder how many Republican Union members support the bailout plan?

Who is a bigger menace to America?

Yahoo Layoffs Continue, Flickr Loses Top Designer

No, I don't blame Harry Reid and the Dems for not having the votes or for losing

Breaking: Treasury says prepared to act to protect auto industry...

Bureau of Labor Statistics

how do you feel about the last eight years of bu$h* economics?

DU this poll on the auto bailout

"Craven Senators Kill the Auto Deal"

Rumsfeld blames Senator Levin for sullying the US image for reporting on US torture policies

The bailout: I detest the Repubs

The Big Three: Not dead yet!

Ireland in more trouble over Dioxin in the food they export

If Honda and Toyota have lower labor costs

Republicans aid and abet Japan's war on American Workers

Manila reports Ebola virus in pigs

Iraq is in the midst of an agricultural disaster

America needs a TV series on one of the networks that normalizes gay marriage

I think the plan is that the Southern Senatorial Cheap labor Cons wanted to impress the home"base"

Shouldn't all of these countries be chipping in to help keep GM alive?

There is absolutely no doubt that Repubs are trying to break the Big 3 Union ...

CNN guest: Bush Bible comment shocked evangelicals

I believe they call these chem trails?

It's another.. "What do we do about the DLC thread!!!!!!!!!

Glenn Greenwald: 'Fear mongering' factions (including Democrats) aim to keep Bush terror policies

break out the fireworks! Something to CELEBRATE!

i hope the workers at the USA foreign auto plants

Add Fucking LostVegas to the Boycott

How much does the CEO's salary add to the cost of a car?

Por favor, correct Spanish please?

Tim McGraw Not Running for Governor...Yet

Police To Swap Gift Cards For Drugs

Reid Plans Pro Forma Sessions Throughout Holidays

been out of touch recently--what is the status of the franken-coleman recount?

Hartmann on Olberman this evening!

Bush reflects on struggle with alcohol

Here is the deal... the south keeps electing these fuckers

Thomas Jefferson...

Did you notice not one politician asked the auto makers how much they spend on NASCAR every year?

I'm a Southerner! You wanna take me on?

The Republican Party is Anti-Business!

2% (mini-rant)

Por favor, correct Spanish please? (I know)

Since we now know how overpaid auto workers are...

Elephants 'die earlier in zoos

For those on anti-puke medication

Ambulance attendants accused of molesting patients

What makes a car American?Story Highlights

When is the last time you bought/leased a brand spankin' new car?

Let's discuss some basics:

Ottawa promises auto aid even without U.S. bailout

BECAUSE OBAMA WANTS TO TAKE AWAY MY FREEDOMS!

BECAUSE OBAMA WANTS TO TAKE AWAY MY FREEDOMS!

Should Prez. Bush tap funds from Wall Street bailout to lend auto undustry

Gen McCaffrey Ret. opened his mouth but neglected to say 'rape'

Are the prostitutes Republicans use overpaid?

The rich fuck up: the poor/middle class get blamed

Why have unions fallen in disfavor over the years?

Oops! Inspector General Reports Pentagon Merged Their Propaganda With PR

I drive a 2001 Nissan Altima. PUT ME ON IGNORE RIGHT ******* NOW!

the little shit corker is on msnbc .....now

As Possible Afghan War-Crimes Evidence Removed, U.S. Silent

Ex-Brazilian cop questioned in death of 13 gays

Capitalist Fools by Joseph E. Stiglitz

New American Troops Going to Kabul, to Prevent it From Falling to Taliban

White House says it won't allow Big Three to fail

All Bush Wants For Christmas

Russian hopes to cash in on ;-) (trademarking emoticons!)

Family of soldier killed in Iraq recall meeting with Bush: "you don't seem bitter" Bush asked them

I believe anyone who ignores Southern racists and criminals...

Soon illegal immigrants may become a major issue because...

Georgia staged a false flag shooting incident for benefit of Polish president.

Poachers in the wild cause Elephants to die earlier

Former NASDAQ Chairman charged with securities fraud

What? The White House won't let the Obamas use the Blair House prior

Don't make it North vs South. Make it labor vs management

Don't make it North vs South. Make it labor vs management

Poll being freeped....

Hey, ... Look! ... Honda's not making cars that Americans are willing to buy.

Abramoff Lobbyist Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

We never heard all this crap about the Yugo.

Can someone make me a pie...chart for the cost of a Chevy?

Autoworker wage and benefit differences

My company is downsizing. Fortunately, I still have a job.

"GOP senators appear to have bitten the hand that fed them."

Voinovich (R-Ohio) warns President that he may be remembered as ‘George Herbert Hoover Bush.’»

Van Johnson, heartthrob in '40s, dead at 92

Let's pretend racist, elitist Southern politicians aren't from the South

Do you believe President Elect Obama will pursue the arrest of Donald Rumsfeld et. al.?

Obama isn't going to pass squat unless the filibuster is history

I've been reading up on Daschle's health care "reform" ideas and think they are scary.

Treasury bailout targeted for Big 3

Abraham Lincoln quote on liberty:

Trouble in Toyland: U.S. recession jolts China

The repugnants may be outsmarting themselves on the auto rescue

Pentagon Inspector General Ready to Report on Diversion of Pro-Troop Group's Funds

I believe the issues of The American Civil War were never resolved

I believe the issues of The American Civil War were never resolved

David Letterman's "Top Ten Messages Left On Rod Blagojevich's Answering Machine"

Now we know why they’re called “Red” states.

I don't understand why Harry Reid can't force this auto loan through

Did Bush Blink? A New Chance for U.S. Automakers

So how many dollars an hour

Randi's broadcast is in that loop again.

December layoffs exceed 100k - Job cuts continue to mount in December as recession deepens.

Search on for Mother who hid her Kids in a pit on Ft. Lauderdale Beach

Why The Fuck Did Harry Reid Vote AGAINST the Auto "Loan?"

Bob Corker is an anti-American nutjob.

Steven Chu: ‘Coal is My Worst Nightmare’

Steven Chu: ‘Coal is My Worst Nightmare’

MIchigan Gov Jennifer Granholm up on MSNBC

Any DUers in the UAW but not autoworkers?

nutter comment to the newspaper

nutter comment to the newspaper

Honda cutting production again

Van Johnson, star of yesteryear, dies at 92

Cafferty's 4pm Q: Should the United Auto Workers Union have accepted wage cuts to save the bailout?

ACLU: U.S. Complicit in American’s Detention and Torture in the U.A.E.

How many of you have faced work force reductions or layoffs since November?

Bush’s dirty little secret-Tragedy Recorded on Video: Watch a Man Evicted From His Home

New Rochelle school district tears out pages from "Girl, Interrupted"

Senate GOPers Go To The Mattresses...For Low Wages And Foreign Automakers

The Economic Treason of the Republican Right

I'm sorry, but this "Support the unions: buy american!" stuff here is bothering me.

Powell: GOP 'polarization' backfired in election

Republicans try to slow down AG Eric Holder hearings (Whatza matter, boys?)

Okay ENOUGH ALREADY

K&B Toys massive layoffs-like *now*- BEFORE Christmas

$50bn fraud charge at hedge fund

The TARP Deal Is Not Done - Larry Kudlow

UAW membership drops below 500,000

What happened to Reid's market meltdown?

Roll Call of republican traitors

Man sprays 'toilet-papering' teens with fox pee

DUers need a little break from the bailout craziness? Check this out for some headshaking humor:

Ann Coulter discusses non-existent Obama announcement, which he made "wherever he announces things"

Everybody Brace Yourself, Economic Turbulence Ahead

Money and politics are linked? I am SHOCKED..

Everybody is screaming that the US must get off foreign oil, and

Should The 401k Be Killed?

Should The 401k Be Killed?

Did Hell freeze over? Is Bush about to actually do something right?

MSNBC, Wash. Times echo GOP accusation that UAW killed bailout

More Governors Get Suspicious Letters

"For Your Safety" .......... "For Your Protection" .......... "To Ensure Quality"

For Immediate Release: Bush administration finalizes rule; blocks crucial polar bear protections

GOP to America: Drop Dead, or "What's in it for me?"

The left is in a tizzy over the endangered species that Bush is trying to kill.

Some news chic on fox news JUST said

New lithium batteries make long-ranged Electric cars feasible!!

Blaming the Unions

Now we have Joe the Plumber NFL linebackers

Obama Approval Ratings Not Dented by Blagojevich Scandal

The Man-cession? Disproportionately more men losing jobs than women

Senate to Middle Class: Drop Dead

If the Unions were serious about protecting themselves against Republicans

Hey... Shuster's not covering for Gregory today. Maybe he got

Screw CA Unemployment and the horse they rode in on!

MUST READ: FICTION Transcript Released: Rahm & Blago

When you buy a new car, where does your money end up?

GM press release regarding idling of plants in N America

Church wants to post "Santa Claus will take you to Hell" at Capitol

Church wants to post "Santa Claus will take you to Hell" at Capitol

GM has stored 50,000 vehicles?!

Norm Coleman Seeks To Stop Minnesota Recount

Ron Gettelfinger lays it out on JimLehrer hour on PBS. Tune it in.

wow, pat buchanan thinks there's a cloud over obama from governor bs

The Economic Treason of the Republican Right

When Justice Got Bonged: Mary Beth Buchanan Vs. Tommy Chong

UAW's Gettelfinger today, and the reaction of RW Bloomberg Radio

What a Jackass- Gates Seeks More Troops in Afghanistan by Spring

Rice: The Republican Party Brought Us To A Place Where ‘People Can Look Beyond Race’

New numbers on absentee ballots from Duluth, MN show potential for significant Franken gains

Marc Maron and Sam Seder will join Rachel Maddow on her AAR show this hour

Japanese scientists can read your mind.

how do we now blue Virginians deal with California?

Doesn't Ed Rendell have a state to run?

Is anyone else tired of the kumbaya talk with the Republicans?

For those who don't get this how this is not just labor vs management

Boy.. I wish Fitz would start talking to the press again..

Palin dishonors Alaska with excessive 'predator control'

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Lobe: More Neo-Con Wisdom... Feith & Boot blather...

My BIL has left the Republican party and will register as an Independent.

Are Republicans just at the "Hitler in the bunker" stage or something?

Ron Carey, Former Teamsters Union President And Great Union Leader Has Died

OT: Merry Christmas from Bailey the Unknown Reindeer

CNN's Michael Ware on Iraq: "I am not the same f#&@ing person. I don’t know how to come home."

When Will Americans Get Angry Enough To Make Congress

Jefferson's Prophesy The Bankruptcy of America

Would someone please be kind enough to explain a union issue to me?

Sparks.... this may be the spark

Bankruptcy reform contributed to mortgage crisis! Info from the Fed & Link

Heads up! Thom Hartmann will be on Countdown with Keith Olbermann tonight

digby: Bipartisan Tango-Leahy vs. rethugs

* * * T-Shirt * * * for Christmas or the Inauguration

Rate the validity of this speculation

Report: Homelessness And Hunger Up In 83% Of US Cities

Senate to Middle Class: Drop Dead ...a message from Michael Moore

Military Industry Hurries to Unload Weapons and Equipment in Iraq

UK Caused Cholera(Genocidal Terrorism), says Zimbabwe

I know, I know - it's only a tissue box

How much do astronomical health insurance premiums have to do with businesses struggling?

Ex-Detroit Tiger Jim Bunning votes against auto bailout. He's scheduled

How's this for car sales: Buy one, get one for free! (Europe, too)

Tom Hartmann is on KO discussing the Rethugs busting

Today's GOP False Choice: Southern carmakers will lose if Detroit is given a loan.

Today's GOP False Choice: Southern carmakers will lose if Detroit is given a loan.

O Captain, My Captain (updated)

Anyone notice the ad in the USA Today

We Are Tightening Screws on Pak: US to India

Any predictions on how absentee ballots will affect Franken or Coleman

If Bush is truly a lame duck, he's certainly a destructive one...

DUzy Awards for the past 2 weeks will be posted Saturday night

OBAMA CONSPIRED WITH WILLIAM AYERS TO FORCE ROD BLAGOJEVICH TO SELL A SENATE SEAT TO REVEREND WRIGHT

Judge temporarily lifts Stevens' law license

Rahm Emanuel and Jesse Jackson Jr face new revelations in Governor Blagojevich scandal

What was the overall best car you ever had

Tom Hartmann is on Countdown

List all the ways the GOP-controlled media are reporting ...

Want to know WHY Wall Street is failing? Read this:

In Serbia, Blagojevich seen as "defying entire America"

Al Franken campaign on recount news today

More on Cerberus

Auto bail-out facts: Tax burden v. tax pay-out in key states

Food Bank Friday! December 12, 2008!

Do you know what cars they should stop producing? All the NASCAR models.

The Detroit Outsider

Assembling Two Tons of Glass, Steel and Gas: Why shouldn't it be well compensated?

What would Molly Ivins say???

Debbie Stabenow to Rachel Maddow: Universal Health Care

Meet the republican opposition the 'pragmatic' new administration expects to work with

Comparison of automakers' wages, labor costs

To all of the cheap labor pretenders here, thanks for paying for my food stamps, unemployment

Rejected ballots headed for state Supreme Court

30 seconds to rescue child wasn't enough

i'm sorry there is consensus across the political spectrum -- across the financial spectrum

J³ is d.o.n.e.

I am not a member of any union

It is time for my annual Holiday Greetings to all. (CLICK HERE!)

If I can't have a new GM or Ford in my driveway

Condi Rice, comedienne

The Republican's Tactical Mistake?

Wilton Town Hall Theatre finds lost silent film "The Wishing Seat"

Modern medicine is really to blame for GM's woes

Does Obama Want to Ground NASA's Next Moon Mission?

Scientifikal-type facks I bet you guys didn't know...

If every Democrat running for office had the heart of Al Franken

Glenn Beck......asshole, idiot or bullshit artist?

If you want to see the anger and fear in Detroit, watch a Detroit local news simulcast.

Daily Show, Hall And Oates Pay Tribute To Alan Colmes [UPDATE: Hannity Responds]

Site Selection database.. (what it "takes" to lure a company to a location

George Ryan apologizes to people of Illinois

Not so sweet on Caroline

The president must act

Hoover Time

Rachel Maddow calls the Republican Senators "Neo-Hooverites."

Pentagon "Pro-Troop" Group Misspent Millions, Report Says

Senator flags $1.3 billion as gov't waste

Senator flags $1.3 billion as gov't waste

Detroit workers stunned, angered as bailout stalls

Dallas-Fort Worth new car, truck sales drop 40%

SHIZZLE! The Internets be grate at Krissmastime!

Another reason to hope Franken wins:

Obamas Homeless in D.C.

Thoughts on the South...

NASCAR supports UAW and the bailout.

What was the overall worst car you've ever had?

Senate Republicans who voted for the banking bailout but against the auto bailout

Having ruined the country, W retires to a $2million house

Volvo says it is unaffected by U.S. bailout collapse

What car should I buy?

** Rant Warning ** Today the economy hit me

'Doubt'-John Patrick Shanley is on Charlie Rose

More Cape Wind shenanigans by the political elite

My hero Thom Hartmann is on Olbermann!!!

Biggest full moon of the year tonight - don't miss it, if you can...

Gov. Granholm's statement on failure of rescue bill

New York Mets might have lost big Money in that $50 billion in a Ponzi scheme

"The workers are the fundamentals of the economy"

Auto-Savvy People: What was AMC? Was that owned by one of the big three?

Richard M. Nixon was my Commander-in-Chief. (I couldn't stand him, and ...

Maybe the US auto industry isn't sustainable

Senate Pigs.....Remember, remember the 11th of December

So Long GM, See Ya’ Chrysler — Hope America Enjoys The Second Great Depression

Republicans now support a special tax to be paid only by high-income people

FUCK THOSE FUCKING FUCKERS.

Abortion Foes Open a New Front

Help Detroit Regional Chamber pressure Bush on Big 3 loan

GM to temporarily close 21 factories to cut 250,000 vehicles

Some advice from Yahoo Finance in case you get laid off....

Giant full moon rising here on the East Coast.

Today in history: Louis XVI of France

Today in history: Louis XVI of France

The next group or fad will be the "thrift zealots" an outcrop of the economy. These will

Instead of Unification, we need a union-ification..and with universal health care we can have it.

textbooks covering media, spin, manipulation

ENOUGH of this shit...CNN Video: "Bush gets emotional about dad"

Same as it ever was

Another bush Joke For You!

If this bridge loan was denied due to union workers, why were there only 2 companies getting help?

Far out! Glenn Greenwald (blogger extraordinaire) on Bill Moyer's Journal tonight.

Wanna be blown away? Watch this. GM: pay attention! A solution for our car companies. Comments pls

100 years from now, how will the GOP be remembered?

How did GM let itself get into a position where it is supporting >3 retirees and a surviving spouse

GM is still the U.S. sales leader

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

All of the answers to all of the worlds problems are found

Socialism in America. I want to comment more on my assertion.

Parents guilty of first-degree murder in Phoenix Sinclair case.

TARP cannot be used for an auto bailout.

Harlem Globetrotter Richardson Dead At 28; Reportedly Passed In Sleep

How old is Ted Stevens? He refuses to talk to Mark Begich

Senator Bunning, Former Tiger Pitcher, Told not to Come to Detroit

Newsweek bombarded by right wing for marriage equality cover. Speak out.

Manufacturing drives our economy, can't be ignored

Manufacturing drives our economy, can't be ignored

Class struggle

Senate Republicans Hate Unions So Much They're Willing to Cause Financial Armageddon to Break Them

Greenwald: Pelosi and other Criminal Accomplices

Greenwald: Pelosi and other Criminal Accomplices

Bank Robber uses Craigslist to hire unknowing dummy accomplices

A tale of two cars - Honda and Buick

Schuster's on a role tonight. He's having so much fun letting loose on KO.

Secret Service should require that Blair House be made available

There is only one way out of this recession/depression:

What is a productive way to talk about the South?

'03 Ford Ranger 4 cylinder

Franken Camp: Coleman Is Desperate, Knows He's Going To Lose

Billboard in San Diego: Christian Church Apologizes for Prop8!

"Herbert Hoover Time"

I have an idea about how to rescue the American Auto Worker's Jobs.

Correct me if I'm wrong - but the stock market NOT crash today

Foreign Auto Plants Have Received $3.6 Billion in Subsidies

New Rule Expands DNA Collection to All People Arrested

More comes to light: Bush hiring done by inexperienced kids with connections -- and 'tude

do Ira Rennert, the Renco Group, Doe Run ring any bells?

I like to abuse innocent kittens & a goat.

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

I've had to be away from DU for several weeks. Has anyone heard any updates on Operation Mind Crime?

auto discussion: Maybe I'm really stupid, but:

My family was raised on work from a parts supplier...

It's the Empire Stupid

FORBES: If GM Collapses, Don't Blame The Union

Shakespere, Mozart and bush arrive at the gate of Heaven on the same day.

Why does Consumer Reports hate America??

Mrs. K, I have nothing to barter. Mrs. K, I don't have lunch money

Brian Nichols to be sentenced to life, just now per the teevee.

A baker's dozen assholes. Voted for the bank bailout but against

If you get a paycheck (or used to) then you need a union

Bill Moyers with Glen Greenwald - Transcript

How we can give the GOP a BIG teaspoon full of it's own medicine:

Wonderful Symbolman site that can take donations.

Alabama's $158 Million for Honda..(from 1999 article)

Counterrevolution Blues: The Corporate Lackeys Strike Back

Nicotine addiction and schizophrenia: some staggering numbers

The word “Criminal” has lost its meaning

This just in from Michael Moore - About the Auto Loans

Yesterday I was just partisan.... It's much worse now

This guy lost $50 billion in a Ponzi scheme and we're debating $14 billion for the automakers?

Warren Buffet:: "It's class warfare"

Judge Removes Child From Lesbian Parents

Ornery Southerners: You can use us

What turned the South from ardently pro-union to ardently anti-Union?

In my lifetime, I never thought I'd see US Senators, on the floor of the US Capitol

CEOs make 230 - 1000 times more than I do.

Does the "Middle Class" provide a buffer preventing "The Poor" from picking up guns...

I Believe Anyone Trashing a Region,

Get yer cheap Chinese-made dental crowns and bridges here.

Rahm Emanuel talked with governor's office about who should

MTB: The Death Penalty--Fact Vs. Fiction W/ Actor/Activist Mike Farrell & Much More

How can we all send Symbolman some money?

Rachel Maddow's Limited Wardrobe

Arundhati Roy: Mumbai was not our 9/11

whoa. whats THIS all about.

Union win at NC pork plant

Union win at NC pork plant

Is there video of the Harvard election postmortem w/ Axelrod, Davis, et al?

If US manufacturers can't compete with Chinese labor costs, can

Top 10 questions on change.gov's "Open for Questions" feature. #1 Legalize marijuana

List every car you have had

AP: Man Sprays 'Toilet-Papering' Teens with Fox Pee

Senator Corker: “We Don’t Hate Poor People, We Want Lots More Of Them”

Isn't It Grand! X-mas time is here!

I love my Honda. Because it doesn't break down.

Why I’d Like to See Caroline Kennedy Appointed U.S. Senator

Clinton's Socks the Cat Near Death

Blair House? So the kids can start school early? Sorry, bub ...... no can do.

Instant runoff voting

What Car Make Model Do you/Did you (as a kid, maybe) Dream about?

I smell a boycott of Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia, Oklahoma, & South Carolina

KO has obtained internal GOP memo...

Tonight an insane woman yelled at me and wanted to fight because I parked in front of her house

HOLY SMOKES! Did you watch Moyers tonight?

What is it about unions that people don't understand?

Wedding gift etiquette question--

I think I killed a thread....

How do I get this guy's job?

A day at the Spa

Disabled boy can keep his pony, Caledon rules - YAY!!!!

What is your today's earworm?

Oh let me flow into the ocean, let me get back to the sea

Bettie Page passed away

Post an OLD picture of yourself!! Me at 12

Help the technologically incompetent make an international call

I'm stuck in Dallas. Shoe Untied. Fuck Dallas.

Anyone else have their home auctioned off on the courthouse steps today?

Next dumb international question

bwa ha ha ha ha!

What does a dyslexic agnostic insommniac do at night?

I'm naked!

Yes or no?

Calling all DUers named Maeve

I want a flying unicorn for Christmas

Why do they call it a blanket of fog?

Nothing turns a woman on like potential...

We need an IBTL Smilie

Good morning Lounge

"If everyone demanded peace instead of just another television set, then there'd be peace." - Lennon

The pending DU Adult Entertainment Group should be:

Stuff I bet y'all didn't know...

I'm torn between DS1's "Lord of the Chuggo" and DUStrange's DU Chick Tract as my favorite post of 08

OH CRAP!! There is a brazilian spotting in GD.

I can't believe I made it into work today

DU MEET UP AT MY HOUSE, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 13, 6 PM

If you really want to piss off a bureaucrat that you're dealing with

You should always let sleeping dogs lie . . .

Anyone in Boston up for a college hockey game tonight?

Holy Raptor Jesus I am HUNGOVER

Anyone want to share stories about self satisfaction?

anyone here listen to vinyl records?

on Mapquest what does a "slight left" or "slight right" mean

It sucks when the first thread I read on DU is a flamewar

Is penis size a problem for people here?

How long before twitter ends up on the trash heap of idiotic trends that belong on a trash heap?

Will someone please tell my boss that I'm not a graphic artist?

Which Air America ad is more tiresome?

You have a better chance of going to jail if you are governor of Illinois, than if you commit murder

Some stupid neanderthal is here in the lounge with Limbaugh blasting from his computer at max volume

My early Solstice gift to the Lounge

Happy Friday!

I'm going to Hooters for lunch.

I'm going to a party tonight, and someone attractive is going to be there.

NO GOSSIP! PLEASE get office gossip away from me.

The problem, istm, is that we keep electing FIBs to be governor.

break out the fireworks! Something to CELEBRATE!

It's FRIDAY! Time to play "Spot the new Freeperism."

Day The Earth Stood Still has 25% approval at Rotten Tomatoes.

sorry....delete.

Cool science fair project!

Wow, I missed the penis length thread AND the train wreck double entendre thread!

I'm sleepy.

Bettie Page at 80

Heir Conditioned - how have times changed since?

Madonna earworm! AAAACK!!

In good news, I finished knitting a hat

Other than my obsessions over Sade and Macarthur Park, what do you know about me?

Latest picture of my dog...the real "philboy"

I think the Attorney General of Illinois looks like Demi Moore

The word of the day is "philboy." Replace any word in a thread title with "philboy".

Pretend you're an unknown 80's metal band

My dog knows how to negotiate.

Does Jennifer Anniston look *cold* to you in this picture?

My opinions on celebrities is superior to yours'.

Dog Farts

Starting Finals - Grading and Reading Papers

FUNNY - Texas Tech bell ringer looks a bit too....enthusiastic.

Take the quiz: The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951)

Michael Buble is freakin' HOT!

I have seen exactly none of the Golden Globe nominated films/performances

Last night, DH and I went to the last night of the theatrical premier

Have you had a near death experience?

DU MEETUP ON MONDAY 1/19/2009 IN Washington DC: Pre-Inauguration Party. Who will be there.

Is this a sign of the Apocalypse?

Can't change my avatar

How to shop for those you hate? Tips on getting holiday presents for people who suck.

Green "h"?

I may get drunk NOW to save me time later...

What other actor should I start a flame war over?

Peter Gabriel, "Soft Dog"

Dante's Pit is Freakin' HOT

I'm going to the Sugar Bowl! New Orleans on New Years, FUCKING YEAH!

As I sat lookin up at the Guinness add I could never figure out...

a secret "adult" DU place

who told bette midler she could sing?

Gonzo Sperm

What should I do tonight?

Alright, who pissed in my boss' cornflakes?

One of my posts was cited on a Wiki Talk page! Ask me anything!

Jean-Claude Van Damme has made a movie that critics like!?!!??

Top 10 Peeves Dogs Have With Humans

Do you think we have secret DU "report cards" that are kept?

I think the woman who cuts my hair is trying to make me look like Hitler (PIC)

Former First Lady Barbara Bush is freakin' HOT!

Could one make nog out of other foods besides eggs, were one so inclined?

10 year old car w/77000 miles on it - no problems - is it worth keeping

So- LED Christmas Lights this year. Not too thrilled with them.

They Have Pre-wrapped Sausages But They Don't Have Pre-wrapped Bacon.

Things to look for next time you watch Christmas Vacation

In the movie was the record played slower than on the CD?

Pets add Putz to men

I'm concerned about going home

One Piece at a Time (Ode to Detroit) Johnny Cash

This guy in The Lounge is freakin HOT!

I am pissed - someone removed my No on 8 sticker from my car!

Rod Hundley is freakin' HOT!

Yea me! I made the Greatest Page

This sexy chick in The Lounge is freakin' hot!

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

FIRE HOT!

Awesome! It's snowing! (web cam)

Mets add Putz to pen

Scooters are awesome.

WTF?? 20th Century Fox plans to beam "The Day the Earth Stood Still" to closest star

* * * T-Shirt * * * for Christmas or the Inauguration

* * * T-Shirt * * * for Christmas or the Inauguration

New BSG Webisodes

350,000 in MA without power - 320,000 in NH without power - Temps in the TEENS tonight

The 13th Circle: Somalia's Hell and the Triumph of Militarism

oh shit, Yankees add AJ Burnett to Pitching Staff

Any Holiday predilections?

I want . . . . .

I never forget the :sarcasm: tag, so don't ask. Asking just makes you look dumb. Dummy.

I'm sitting here . . . .

Lounge - give me some ideas

I've been away from DU for a bit . . .

Are there any significant differences between Swiss chocolates and Greek police officers?

SHOCKING! CNN thinks the Keanu Reeves "The Day the Earth Stood Still" remake sucks.

Seriously, why isn't Marshall Crenshaw rich and famous?

Any Holiday predictions?

It is the safest way to move people. It is.....................

Geniuses behind new Star Trek movie discuss quantum mechanics/plot holes.

Christmas Vacation in 30 seconds, re-enacted by bunnies.

Holy crap this is good scotch.

All my birches are gone.

New Congress starts on January 6, 2009!

Please instruct me, oh good folk of GD/P....

There were enough Democratic votes to pass the bailout tonight.

Clusterfuck to the White House. Jon Stewart.

Van Johnson died today. He was 92.

Mail from my English professor in regard to my final paper:

Tara Reid checks herself into rehab

I may have screwed up on my internship

DONE WITH FINALS!!! Passed my last two this morning! Time to PARTY!

Orphans. Stage orphans. Lined up waifs in earthtone rags. Indexed orphans.

All my bitches are gone

Do lizards die in the cold weather?

Okay, if you're in the parking lot, either loiter or move it.

Something your great great grandchildren will appreciate

The Motion Picture Academy virtually never awards Best Picture to a truly great fiilm.

Just 38 DAYS.

Zappa Fans

Do you take yourself seriously?

I just bought the winning ticket for tonight's Mega Millions - help me spend it

I am really angry

Post an uninspirational quote along with the author..(lame copycat)

Look out for the next round of Blago bull shit.

befoe and after.....a fun night

We have POWER!!! and HEAT!!!

just image googled for "Weightlifting Douchebag" and wasn't surprised at what I got

IL-Sen: Schakowsky Says She'll Run if There's a Special (Maybe Roskam, Too)

Will * sign a Big 3 loan as soon as the new Congress is sworn in?

a little buzzed....ask me anything

I want a girl with a sharp mind

Neil Young - Pocahontas

"Maybe you're the one who's been riding the bloody crazy train,

Major changes to Endangered Species Act ... (these guys are SICK!)

We are SO F*CKING HOT!!

Band of Horses

It's not just me, right? This simple picture makes you smile, eh?

Extreme ways are back again

horrible fight at thanksgiving

Jesse Jackson Jr's sister's radio show is on in 1 hour you can listen online

I love the way you move...

The auto loan filibuster vote demonstrates that all big deal over 60 votes is BS

Blanche Lincoln, Jon Tester. Max Baucus all voted No.

need legal help

I have a dream

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 12/12/2008)

Postman Revives Toddler ...

what s new?

Ue wo muite arukou

BACKWARDNESS IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT - CORPORATE BAILOUTS

State your demands.

I took the boy skiing for the first time!!!

I'm Santa. Now, what the fuck do you want you little asshole?

Do you drain your lizards in cold weather?

What's the lowest hassle mp3 upload site? Streaming available?

3 dressed up as 9

I just watched the 1998 version of Les Misérables

Cheney: It's 'Herbert Hoover' time

before and after pics of the boob job

No!

Whoops!! I guess this doesn't belong in GD

The Repubs' last hurrah: Senate GOP Kills Auto Bailout Compromise

Some one needs to grow a set and challenge Reid for his Leadership Post

Santa's helper

Janine

Ally walk with me

These motorcycle guys have it all backassward

Yet another reason to be happy floppy disks are nearly gone

The guy who wants Obama's senate seat said "if we see Obama there's a shoot-on-sight order"

Destination - the Church

Riiiiighteous wave dude!

Homemade egg nog.

Christmas In A Beer Joint

8 years ago today was the start of a National Travesty. In 39 days it will end

Right now, I'm in Engi's house...naked...

Matt Mays & El Torpedo "Cocaine Cowgirl"

Oh Great.....NIKKEI down 5%, dollar/yen lowest in 13 years!

BWAH! ZOMD!! ZOMD!!!11

Obama calls for 'temporary assistance' to shore up car companies

Whoops - dupe

The GOP last night voted for a return of 1932-1952 - Democratic dominance

Fire walk with me

Treasury Department Announces That They'll Bail Out.... Bush

I was so surprised when the said it on the radio

This full moon tonight

Bush History-Bush HUD Head Seeks MORE Loans to Risky Borrowers Just Prior to SubPrime Collapse 12/12

Question: How do we PUSH democrats to SPEAK UP!!! RIGHT NOW the FACE persons for the anti US auto...

DU MEETUP ON MONDAY 1/19/2009 IN Washington DC: Pre-Inauguration Party. Who will be there.

I like watching only the first half of Supernanny.

Euphoria's over: get ready for 8 years of RW BS

AP: Alabama Rep. Artur Davis being vetted by Obama transition team

While The Media Yammers On About Obama: More Coleman Allegations Surface

IL AG files motion to have Blago removed from office

Democratic Senate seats in 2010 look pretty safe

The Big Hush

Santogold - L.E.S. Artistes (Official Music Video)

GM, I'm begging you, I am down on my knees: Don't kill the Pontiac.

All graceful instruments are known. n/t

The last movie I saw in a theater

A thousand knives

The gentle hand

LOL at the GOP.... how bad did they fuck this up? This is how bad....

The bill failed because of UAW not accepting cuts to match the Honda/Toyota hourly wage?

"Obama Brings Good Cheer to Sidwell Friends" - “O-ba-ma!” chant v. “Oatmeal sucks!”

Found out about you

Look what we just made!

There were NOT enough Democratic votes to pass the auto bill tonight

Damn did you see the UAW just read that internal GOP e-mail. . . (UPDATED WITH E-MAIL)

"I dread looking at Wall Street tomorrow. It's not going to be a pleasant sight."

The grabbing hands grab all they can, all for themselves after all...

Obama's statement on the auto bailout vote

I'm gonna logoff and play with the beagle

The Great "Patriotic" Southern Republicans

It is time to make the Republicans pay a price for breaking up the middle class

Obama Worked to Distance Self From Blagojevich Early On

Chicago Tribune owner been subpoenaed and they're the source of most of the Blagojevich stories

Band of horses

Cod Provencal for dinner!

Intern Killer Morning Joe: "You don't criticize Baby Jesus, and you don't criticize the Chosen One"

Philboy is walking around my house naked except for socks

Philboy is walking around my house naked except for socks

Would SENATOR Caroline Kennedy drag the conspiracies that

Report: Coleman’s illicit funds helped pay for home renovations.»

So it looks as if Bush and his cabal is setting Corker up to run for Pres...

And now, for something else to argue about....

Report: Jackson Backers Sought Cash For Obama Post

Question. Is a crooked, crazy,corrupt governor worth 4 days of top news coverage?

McCain Campaign Sells Info-Loaded Blackberry to FOX 5 Reporter

SCOTUS Watch

Breaking: MSNBC- GM to 'temporarily' close 21 factories throughout

Report preview: 2008 voter turnout highest since 1960 (and other tid bits)

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr Says His Supporters Weren't Authorized to Talk to Blagojevich

Rumors floating inside Chicago media circles that Blagojevich is working on his resignation letter.

From the Franken campaign: Disputed absentee votes to be counted

The Lisa Madigan part in the BLAGO MOVIE could easily be played by Demi Moore...

OMFG!!!! This man is hot!!!

Going to the inauguration in DC? You'll need something to wear...

Voinovich warns President that he may be remembered as ‘George Herbert Hoover Bush.’

I've been drinking whiskey for 6 hours, and now I'm feeling violent. Ask me anything.

Ah-wooooooooooooo!

You realize that w/Madigan's filing she is basically asking that Blago be declared mentally unfit

Obama will use the "Taxation without Represetation" License plate for the Parade

As payback to asshole senate republicans, I hope the senate declares Franken the winner in Minnesota

Numb

Seven Year Ache

Do you think there will be an Executive Order for the Big Three loan?

In the alternate universe where the SCOTUS didn't stop the recount 8 years ago today.....

Daily Tracking Poll Update: So far, no harm to Obama from Blago scandal

Sorry, We’re Booked, White House Tells Obamas

PHOTOS Sealed with a kiss........

Top Obama Teams To Meet In Chicago Next Week

What the media would like to have happen in Illinois is.....

Looks like someone's gotten to Hillary's wiki page

Jesse Jackson Jr.: 'I want my name back'

OH FOR CRYING OUT LOUD!!! "Emanuel: I'm Getting Death Threats Over Blagojevich Scandal"

Sorry, We’re Booked, White House Tells Obamas

Kings Of Leon

This Attempt to Tie Blago's Mess to Obama Is the First of Many.....

Did the Democrats get just what they wanted on the auto bailout?

Tweety: "Adlai Stevenson is one of my heroes".

Bush urges A&M grads to consider a life of service

The Old Man at the White House gate

A curious analysis on the failed bailout vote...

Blagojevich is obviously a sleazy guy, but what prompted the wiretap?

Wrotnowski Stay Request DENIED

Insight of presidential election insiders proves riveting - Boston Globe

The MSM idiots, Politico and Time evidently know Obama isn't involved, but demand he prove it.

Search for Obama dog draws expert advice

Axelrod: 'This is why you should be President…'

They Weren't Close

I just made pecan brittle - ask me anything

So Blagojevich is big news, but former Nasdaq chair arrested on $50 billion fraud charges is buried?

Senate republicans are STUPID.

The Senate's "nuclear option"

Have any of you played the patriotism card on your RW acquaintances since the election?

The woman who barked at me after choir rehearsal the other night

Besides Bush and reality shows, what embarassing things will be associated with the 00s?

William Cellini -- possible key to the Blagojevich investigation?

Obama Supporters Organize 4200 Events This Weekend

Queen Latifah is freakin HOT!

John Turturro is freakin' HOT!

When I was in college I had friends that were big on theme parties

Cat's In The Cradle - Harry Chapin

My ex-bf, the Les Majeste expert, just communicated again. He's writing a book.

Rahm Not A Target/Subject Of Blago Probe

Lisa Edelstein is FREAKIN HOT

Has President Elect Obama given more real Pressers than bush in 8 years?

If I'm going to lay blame in this economic crisis, I blame Bush and the Republicans for everything

Use the wrong smiley in response to a post in this thread

KFC employess turn sink into hot tub.

PE Obama is inheriting a major disaster from the Bush administration.

What a Dick

Good news and bad news.....

Does the closest theater to you play the critically acclaimed movies?

The Blago Indictment and "The President Elect's Adviser"

For those who can't go to a Change is Coming party tommorow. The Video

Guitar Hero or Rockband?

MLK day will certainly be different this year

Roland Martin explains Valerie Jarrett's decision

PA-Sen: More Ominous Signs for Specter

PA-Sen: More Ominous Signs for Specter

Obama 2.0: "Team Obama is expected to keep elements of its campaign operational in the states"

When is the Media going to be held "responsible" for their Many Fuck Ups?

I got a dog!!!!!

Master stroke by Harry Reid in my opinion...

Obama Has Raised $10 million for Inaugural Activities

When President Obama takes office and the Rethugs mention the word Filibuster

Help me decide! Redskins or Eagles???

Senate Dems Winning Game Of Chicken

Harry Reid sticks to the Republicans...

"How To Commit Armed Robbery In Six Easy Steps."

did John McCain run a clean campaign

Fox Report: Emanuel Gave Blagojevich List Of 'Acceptable' Senate Candidates

Hello darkness my old friend

A Senate Seat Is Not a Kennedy Heirloom

Want to know where the push against Caroline Kennedy is coming from:

(corrected) Most important news story of the week (ending December 12, 2008)

Mainstream media's utter, careless distortions "linking" Obama to Blagojevich

Who needs The Blaire House? They can rent out Hickory Hill!

How many people here are/were without electric power in NH and MA...

Posting pics: looking for the simplest, easiest process.

i keep hearing that union workers make 3 or 4 times the non-union auto workers....

and When I feel my finger on your trigger...

Political idiocy: why is the GOP trying to further alienate Reagan Democrats?

I have ten yards of material to turn into two togas by tomorrow night.

Here's What our New Energy Secretary Is Up To...

JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why It Matters by James Douglass

Beyond the 2008 Election

Playing at Casa de Jason tonight...

Does anyone have any idea how much Inauguration Day memorabilia will go for?

Y'know, this really is a cool '80s song

PHOTOS Buddies

Rendell slams Obama over Blago

We need an international Smudge Ceremony on January 20, 2009

Franken Gets Big Win At Canvass Board

Jesus

The company I work for just got a couple new Canadian clients and they LOVE Obama

Let's keep it simple: Chris Matthews - do you want him running as a democrat for the US Senate

Apropos of nothing: I am still a great plumber.

Anyone think Gore and Kerry should address the nation on January 19th

Thanks for the warm love this weekend

Mystery Science Theater 3000

Ponzie only sounds funny.

The Second Great Depression started tonight

Do you know what it's like to like/love a girl you'll never have?

PHOTOS It's a Family Affair (70+ pics, be warned!!)

I just received a postcard for an aesthetic vaginal surgery office--ask me anything

I just received a postcard for an aesthetic vaginal surgery office--ask me anything

Weird. My firewall just decided for some reason

Obama would like banana cream pie

What is considered acceptable these days regarding cell phone calls?

Sorry, We’re Booked, White House Tells Obamas

Why do you hate TV commercials?

Post an inspirational quote along with the author...

Name one thing everyone around you likes but you can't stand...

Play a depression era song

Offensive or not offensive: calling a tank top t-shirt a "wife beater"

Joe & Jill Biden adopt a German Shepard Puppy

I hate the Dallas Cowboys.

senate question

Post a pic of yourself when you were freaking hot

8 years ago today (December 12, 2000) there was a coup in the United States.

Name or post a song you want played at your funeral

*** NAME JOE BIDEN'S PUPPY!! ****

Has Dumbya avenged his grandfather, Prescott?

Democratic Talking Points Re: JOBS!

Is it time for Harry Reid to be replaced as majority leader?

Justice Hiding CIA/NSA Memos From The President-Elect

PHOTO Aw, Joe Biden's puppy

40 attend funeral for Salvadoran immigrant who died in jail in August

Obama Worked to Distance Self From Blagojevich Early On

Report: Rahm Emanuel Had ‘Multiple’ Conservations With Blagojevich About Senate Seat

U.S. Plans to Sign Nuclear Pact with U.A.E.

US "willing to lead climate push"

Teen picks Army over prison

Jesse Jackson Jr. Identified as 'Senate Candidate 5' in Blagojevich Case

Ex-Nasdaq chair arrested on fraud charge in NYC

U.S. keeps silent as Afghan ally removes war crime evidence

Bettie Page dead at 85

Report: Jackson backers sought cash for Ill. gov.

Senate Republicans kill auto bailout bill

White House may tap Wall Street fund for autos

Bank Bailout funds could Be Used for Bailout

Gun-toting woman divides community

Tim McGraw Not Running for Governor...Yet

Media still controled by Un-American repukes

Pastor Who Invoked God's Wrath Gets Bail

Colombia extradites top drug suspect to US

Paulson will use TARP funds to save Big 3

Honda cutting production at Ohio plants

White House Bails Out Automakers: Everybody Wins, Save Taxpayers

GM hires lawyers to mull bankruptcy

Illinois AG files motion (with state SC declaring the governor unable to serve)

Treasury Considers Using TARP to Bail Out U.S. Automakers (Update)

McCain Campaign Sells Info-Loaded Blackberry to FOX 5 Reporter

Sam Zell's financial adviser at Tribune Co. was middleman sought by Blagojevich

$50bn fraud charge at hedge fund

Detroit Dailies to Curtail Home Delivery (only 3 days/week)

(Nydia) Velazquez Bows Out (of Hillary Stakes)

Capitol Visitor Center evacuated

Jim Rogers calls most big U.S. banks "bankrupt"

State: Wrongfully rejected absentee ballots could near 1,600

Blagojevich Left Legal Bills Unpaid ($500,000)

Small Georgia bank becomes 24th US failure in 2008

Sanderson State Bank of Sanderson, Texas fails: 25th of year

In Serbia, Blagojevich seen as "defying entire America"

Emanuel not a target of investigation

Pentagon May Have Mixed Propaganda With PR

Fed regulators shut 2 banks in Georgia, Texas

White House May Tap Wall Street Fund for Autos

Kerry blasts ‘dangerous’ rollback of species act

Al Franken gets boost in Minn. Senate recount

Bettie Page, legendary pinup queen, dies at 85

Zurich Financial settles SEC charges, fined $25M

Administration Loosens Species Protections

Labor and progressive activist Ah Quon McElrath dies

Ecuador defaults, says to fight "monster" creditors

Rejected ballots headed for state Supreme Court (MN Recount)

Leading lawyer calls for Rumsfeld prosecution

Sources: Emanuel not target of Illinois probe

Ottawa to deliver $3.5B auto aid package: CTV

Exclusive: Norm Coleman's Renovation Project Coincides with Financial Lawsuit

U.S. hopes Canada will prolong its Afghan stay

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday December 12

Gates & Iranian MP to attend security meeting in Bahrain

Coal industry scrubs 'Clean Coal Carolers' after Raw Story, subsequent reports

What the Federal Reserve's new credit card rules may mean for you

Trouble in Toyland: U.S. recession jolts China

Colin Powell: GOP 'polarization' backfired in election

Emanuel: I'm Getting Death Threats Over Blagojevich Scandal

State board will count missing Minneapolis ballots in Coleman-Franken Senate race (Updated)

Museum to Chile's Pinochet sickens victims

Drug Maker Said to Pay Ghostwriters for Journal Articles

Exclusive: Pentagon Pro-Troop Group Misspent Millions, Report Says

Van Johnson, '40s Heartthrob, Dies At 92

Blagojevich fundraiser held by Jackson allies Saturday

GM to shut all production for half of 1st quarter

KB Toys files for bankruptcy protection

CIA Helped Shoot Down 15 Civilian Planes Report Points To Cover-Up Of '90s Anti-Drug Program; Crimin

Gettelfinger: Bailout collapse means suppliers may cut off automakers

Greek PM refuses calls for early election as violence continues

Auto workers union head questions VW subsidies

Russia scraps right to jury trial

Honda cutting production again

Gov. Crist, you may now kiss the bride

Ice Storm Cripples Parts of Northeast

Showoff leads to stolen guns

Clinton's Socks the Cat Near Death

Fed Refuses to Disclose Recipients of $2 Trillion

Israeli Wall Fuels Migration

'Why are you complaining?'

Iranians chant 'death to Israel' in support of Gaza

Livni sparks Arab 'transfer' row

Before handouts, big firms bankrolled conventions

Asia Times: Worse than the Great Depression

AlterNet: Let's Cut Out the Banks and Finance American Innovation

Blagojevich Confidant Turned Informant - John Wyma

The Union

The Senator From YokoBAMA Sends a Message to Detroit

Madigan Leaps Over Jackson

Auto Bill Fails In Senate, 52-35 — Say Good Night, Gracie

Republican Senators: Pretending to be Patriotic only works when WE are the Majority

Officials plan for massive Inaugural turnout

A Local Election’s Results Raise Major Questions on Race

Under the Hammer

Concern for Climate Change Defines Energy Department Nominee Steven Chu

Blagojevich’s REAL Outrage: Tried to Sell 'Obama Personal Seat Licenses'

A Disturbing Night in Iraq: Witnessing the Abuse of 'Insurgent' Prisoners

The Ideal Stimulus Package

gay rights to protest at Crist wedding

Friday Talking Points (58) -- (Expletive Deleted) Blagojevich

Health Care Heavyweights

Eric Boehlert: NYT's Awkward Attempt To Hype The Blago/Obama Story

A Senate That Can't Be Bothered to Help Workers

PATRICK COCKBURN: It's All Spelled Out in Unpublicized Agreement;Total Defeat for U.S. in Iraq

UAW to GOP Senators: YOU Should Take a Pay Cut

Senators to UAW: It's payback time

AT&T & LA City to Silence Public Access TV

Senators, remember when the Detroit 3 came to your rescue?

Weekend Economists--The Where's Demeter? Edition December 12-14, 2008

LBJ Knew Traitors When He Saw Them

Joe Conason: The hunting of the president resumes

"brother can you spare a dime" dr john and odetta

Jesse Jackson Jr. 'I Did Not Initiate...'

You, Me And Cisco Know....

Jobless Claims Highest In A Generation As Economy Weakens

Foreclosures Hasten Dickensian Utopia - PF025

Is the media intruding too much in the Blagojevich case?

The Rachel Maddow Show: Is Rod Blagojevich mentally unstable?

After Blocking Auto Bailout, Conservatives Immediately Blame U.A.W.

Auto Bailout

Rachel Maddow: Republicans Want to Reduce American Wages

Changing Planet Show for December 08

Rod Blagojevich and Sarah Palin?

CAPITALISM THE FACE OF THE DEVIL, OF DEATH

Minn. SOS on Counting Improperly Rejected Absentee Ballots

Franken Campaign Reacts to Coleman Supreme Court Petition

Gov. Jennifer Granholm (D-MI): Sen. Richard Shelby (R-Toyota) is un-American; Buy American!

CBS 60 Minutes Preview: 2nd Mortgage Shock on Way in 2009

Jennifer Granholm speaking with Michelle Obama

CBS News: UAW Head Answers Critics

Auto Bailout or The South will Slime Again

Sen Bob Corker - "Crisis Is When Good Things Happen"

Cotton Fields (RIP Odetta)

Holiday Songs For Scientologists

Countdown - Shuster's GREAT Blair House Segment (Bush Team Rudeness to Obamas)

Countdown: Bushed! - Report Proves Direct Responsibility for Torture

Countdown: GOP Internal Memo Shows Intent to Punish Unions

Rachel Maddow: The Hoover Party (Rachel Agrees w/ Dick Cheney)

If Paulson can save white collar jobs he can save 3 million blue collar jobs

Talking Heads - (Nothing but) Flowers

Playing For Change: Stand By Me around the world

UAW Press Conference 12/12/08

Shadow Cast by Blagojevich Scandal

Making The Grade: Katherine Harris Gives Bush an A on the Economy and a B on Foreign Affairs

MTB: Ending The Death Penalty---Myth Vs. Reality (W/ Actor/Activist Mike Farrell) &...

TYT: Author Of Controversial Newsweek Article Explains Bible/Gay Marriage (On-Air)

Countdown: KO's top 25 most corrupt politicians list

Bill Moyers interviews Glenn Greenwald

TYT the reason the rethuglicans killed the bailout

Countdown: Thom Hartmann - 'GOP Trying to Get Rid of Labor'

Young Turks: Bush Memo To Officials: Say I Had 'Honor And Dignity'

Carnegie Study - "Ocean Much More Sensitive To Climate Change Than We Have Previously Appreciated"

Peak Oil Notes - Dec 11

ESA Imagery Of Latest Cracks In Wilkins Ice Shelf

Mexico leads the way with carbon reduction pledge

Environmental Progress Is a Cause for Right-Wing Paranoia

Bush revises endangered species protections to eliminate some independent, scientific reviews

Germany: the new dirty man of Europe:

Seasoned Regulators to Lead Obama Environment Program

Sustainability Emerges as a Business Model

Bush Publishes Changes to Mountaintop Removal Rule

Concentrix Solar inaugurates 25-MW concentrator PV module production line in Germany

U.N. chief tells world: we need a Green New Deal

Global climate change decisions on hold for Obama administration

Program agreed to tackle climate change

First Solar Panels Piling Up?

From nuclear to solar energy (Russian lighthouses)

Cleaning the air helps cool planet: Cutting smog and soot has an immediate impact on climate change

Read This! : Cyberspace has buried its head in a cesspit of climate change gibberish (Guardian)

Obama energy plan could include solar satellites

Al Gore (in Poznan) calls for tougher global limit on CO2 levels

U.S. government cash may avert sustained deflation

Retail Sales Fall Off a Cliff

Bailout Backlash! GOP CONSPIRES WITH TOYOTA TO KILL US AUTO INDUSTRY

What a rotten place corporate America and DC is these days!

Nevada: 1 in every 76 homes in foreclosure..see here for other states.

"Herbert Hoover Time"

TOP STOCK MARKET POWERHOUSE ARRESTED!

The End of the Washington Consensus

Dead Cat Bounce

Massachusetts SJC to Subprime Lenders: Clean Up Your Own Mess

Possibly-naive question for DUers with much more economic/business knowledge...

It’s Like The Boom, Only Backwards

Laid off Chinese factory workers destroy workplace

Many Auto Suppliers Already on the Brink ... get ready for the domino effect

Why almost all businesses borrow even when they don't need to: A primer on Leverage

Mish shows us why we're in deflation right now.

What about a People's Bank of the United States?

Roubini: Will Aggressive Monetary and Fiscal Measures Prevent Stag-deflation in 2009?

BACKWARDNESS IN AMERICAN GOVERNMENT - CORPORATE BAILOUTS

Do Flat Out Globalist GOP Traitors INTEND to Kill the USA's Auto Industry?

Today in labor history Dec 12 Garrison, a leader in the fight to end slavery, was born

Union workers at university raise funds for Chicago sitdown & more

UFCW Weekender

Need union history resources: shift pay, weekends, overtime

Ron Carey, former head of Teamsters Union, has died

Smithfield Employees Vote To Join Union

National Student Rally for Marriage Equality - January 27th 2009

Top evangelical resigns after backing gay unions **wow**

If you had a "friend" who was hurting your people...

Newsweek bombarded by right wing for marriage equality cover. Speak out.

Assault on woman a hate crime, police say

Lesbian couple fights to keep baby

Author Of Controversial Newsweek Article (Religious Right Unhappy) Discusses Marriage & The Bible

Musicians, Broadway, Hollywood asked not to license music to Mormons, BYU

Lesbian couple at the gun range in Ohio tonight, ....

Unemployed in America

Colombia extradites top drug suspect to US

Museum to Chile's Pinochet sickens victims

Boxer says he lied about death threat claims

Yankees supposedly sign AJ Burnett; 5 years $82.5M

Surefire way of not having to go to the bathroom?!?

Sarcasm finds medical use in dementia detection

I'm about to give up on this quitting smoking thing.

When there's nothing you can do: dealing with not be able to help.

I asked someone for forgiveness tonight.

Suggestion for today...take some time to go inward and get centered.

Wallowing in Gratitude...

My mother died last July

My Kitchen:

The moon

Gun-toting woman divides community

30 seconds of dusk

Question about the Lightsphere...

Secrets Revealed Tracking Thread

OOps

The Fresh Loaf

Can I put aluminum waffle iron plates in the self cleaning oven?

Menopause As An Earth Changing Experience - 2012, hot flashes, kundalini, metamorphosis

In honor of Friday Pizza Night...

Food sadness.

Vatican Issues Document on Bioethics- NYT

Faith Healing Parents Assert Religious Rights

The Oceans’ Shifting Balance

Britain's oldest human brain unearthed (CNN)

a science question prompted by a thread in GD

A Field Trip To The Creation Museum

Scientists extract images directly from brain

Ever burn or cut yourself but don't remember doing it?

World dignitaries launch anti-nuclear plan

Question: If opposites attract, why and how do atoms of one kind stick together

What explains the continued secrecy?

I believe they call these chem trails?

Teen picks Army over prison

Chron: White to Announce Run for Senate!

Custom programming question - rather urgent

Canada, Afghanistan, Bush, Obama and Gates

Panicking in crisis would devastate economy: Flaherty

Ottawa, Ontario poised to announce auto bailout package

How Obama's election is seen in the world (anedoctal)

De Menezes inquest jury rejects police claims

A lousy day for City's darling Nicola Horlick...

What's the German word for "denial"?

Manchester voters reject congestion charge

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