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Archives: December 17, 2008

Phone-in Against Phony Charges on Dec. 16/17 : Arrested RNC 8 National Call-In Days of Action

Patriotic helmet needs to go, Newton Fire Chief says

Renewable Energy Could Power the Entire Country - 60min video download

Rahm's calls on tape

"Liberated" Afghanistan on brink of famine, aid agency warns

It appears someone is busy trying to destroy evidence of a mass grave in occupied Afghanistan

wizbangBLUE needs DU comments re "Afghan Massacre--The Convoy of Death" film

US: Detainee dies in US custody in Iraq

Will Democrats wait for schools to implode too before they admit GOP ideas there are a failure?

Iraqi group sues Rumsfeld for torture in federal courts in Virginia, Michigan and Maryland

When Hillary Clinton became a U.S. Senator,

If I was Barack Obama I would have one thing to say to the Naderite naysayers.

I saw a breathless CNN breaking news alert that Jesse Jackson Jr. was an "informant" for the Feds.

Matthew Yglesias: Bush Tries To White-Wash History; Portrays Himself As A Victim

Gordon Brown says Britain is not deserting Iraq

Radio Station Dumps Limbaugh

Goody Two Shoes still in jail?

EU Parliament votes to cap working week at 48 hours

Cheney admits to torture on national teevee. He approved, authorized, supported it.

Obama admitted to using coke, but he won't legalize pot...

Forget Holiday Sales -- Struggling Retailers May Turn to Defense Contracts to Keep From Going Under

Mike Tyson

New RNC 'Leader"?... Ken Blackwell

Cake request for 3-year-old Hitler namesake denied

Cake request for 3-year-old Hitler namesake denied

Cake request for 3-year-old Hitler namesake denied

The Great Unraveling - Tom Friedman

Thank Gawd It Passed: Dude, where's my $700 billion?

Amy Goodman: Workers Laid Off, Executives Paid Off, Bernard Madoff

Shelby: If the Big Three had only managed their business operations as well as the foreign companies

AIM's Self-Defeating Boycott, and a Boycott that we can ruin

AIM's Self-Defeating Boycott, and a Boycott that we can ruin

For Congressional Republicans, It CAN Get Worse

Bush: ‘I’ve Abandoned Free Market Principles To Save The Free Market System’

Matthew Yglesias: Bush Tries to White-Wash History; Portrays Himself as a Victim

NYPD Officer Indicted in YouTube Body-Check

Bush says sacrificed free-market principles to save economy

It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like the War on Christmas

President Bush and the Flying Shoes: A Cautionary Tale

Two cabinet positions left, Dept of Labor and which other?

Pakistani Opposition Party to Start Blocking NATO Supplies to Afghanistan

Greta Van Susteren asks Palin about "one little controversy" in the wake of Wasilla church fire

1,000 apply for 50 fast-food jobs in Vegas

Western Digital to slash 2,500 jobs, cut executive pay

Iraq's Parliament Speaker Says He's Quitting Over Shoe-Tosser

SEC's Cox admits 'failures' over Madoff

PE Barack Obama named Time Magazine Person of the Year. Announced on The Today Show.

Dire financial situation for public transit in Boston

anyone listening to axelrod taking mourning joe down?

So why, with all this revision that the Administration is attempting, does no one

I think Cheney 'confessed' because he's dying

Has Morning Joe denounced Gingrich as a traitor yet re: Gingrich's recent statements

Two trains collide in Minnesota

== 12 things to throw at Bush = By Mark Morford

Classical music question - Mantovani

It's Official: Total Defeat for U.S. in Iraq

The pResident is "full of crap" said very matter of factly

DU’ers, don't hesitate to remind Republicans at appropriate moments,

Loss of jobs has a corollary loss of health insurance; silver lining - urgency for immediate reform

Save our tax money: release all non-violent drug users from prisons.

Fugg you Shuster

GOP probes Holder role in Elian saga

Happy Holidays - A MUSICAL PARODY

Doesn't Patrick Fitzgerald have a duty to convene a Grand Jury over Cheney's torture admission?

Riddle Me This... (Warning --- Rant Alert)

GOPers To Bush: No Auto Bailout Without Approval From Congress

Obama Prepares To Reverse Bush-Era Rules On Abortion, Birth Control

surge update - Bomb Kills 18 Near Baghdad Police Station

I've seen no concerted or obvious effort to help American homeowners in mortgage trouble

I am opposed to torture (except when I cheer for it).

Quick glance at a few time-covers ---I'm missing a bunch though

Santa gets parking ticket while delivering toys

Dollar in freefall...

Dollar in freefall...

The Florida high court is about to be filled with wingnuts

USAG Mukasey recuses self from Madoff financial probe...

NBC: Chaos in Iraq's parliament - Speaker resigns over whether 'beaten' journalist should be freed

To those that don't remember Jack & Bobby: FU

Lack of Transparency + Greed = Economic Apocalypse

OPEC to cut 2 million barrels a day to increase income

Duck Duck Bush

pharma Barons making money off your preemie - the bastards!

SEC Chairman Says Agency Failed to Probe Madoff

Did anyone see these cool pictures of Barack in TIME magazine?

If We Continue To Demand Prosecution Will We Get It?

Couple accuse United Airlines of overserving husband, causing him to beat wife

white powder being sent everywhere - CBRN

State Dept. panel recommends dropping Blackwater as security in Iraq.

Report Finds Some Federal Judges Put Off Swearing In New Citizens

The Legacy Project Spins Iraq

Store Refuses to Make Birthday Cake for Adolf Hitler

Cheney re Saddam: "He had a long reputation and record of having started two wars"

To Politicians: I feel "Q" (of Star Trek) sums up my feelings on this whole "Shoe-Throwing" Stuff.

Child Poverty in America

Bush Passes The Buck On Iraq Mistakes And Economic Failures: They’re Not My Fault»

Will Bush/Cheney ever get 15 years of hard labor?

White House apologizes to Elisabeth Hasselbeck over Christmas invitation

on occasion I recc. a 'must read'. the following is a must read

Yellow margarine illegal in Missouri

Special days for urban cowboys

More influence: Environmental/Energy team or Agricultural/Interior team?

so- the Sec Ed nominee is big on standardized testing, and the Sec Ag is a big GM crops proponent...

Vilsack -- Cronyism I cannot believe in.

U.S. troops confront Iraqis rallying in favor of shoe-thrower

OPEC actually cutting 4.2 million barrels

Is Drew Peterson ENGAGED??

Bush's speech at the War College.

Why Toyota wants GM to be saved

The decision to torture individuals was made by Bush and Cheney before the CIA ever asked for legal

How History Will View Bush

Cross-post from the Alaska forum re the church fire and media coverage.

Where are the follow up questions to bush and Cheney?

Casting about for cabinet filler

Who do you think has run the country the last 8 years? Bush or Cheney?

State Dept. reccomends dropping Blackwater in Iraq!

Baby Jesus still missing.

A sign of the times

The Republican Party's formula to get back power... DO NOTHING DIFFERENT

Does any Democrat have the courage to ask Holder if Water boarding is Torture?

MnIndy: "Faith-based Minnesota Teen Challenge cannot evade scrutiny"

Drunk George Tenet lashed out at Bush’s neocons...

I wonder if MSNBC realizes that people watch Morning Joe DESPITE Scarborough

My rightist friends are telling me that I'm an "ungratious winner".

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Wednesday 12/17/08

RADICAL FRINGE TOON - Wednesday 12/17/08

Rep. Jerrold Nadler for SENATE! I want a FIGHTER!

Meanwhile back at the "War on Drugs" front:Girl Handing Out Cough Drops Accused Of Selling Drugs

Health board wants man out of bin

Bernie Madoff, who made off with billions of $$$, placed under house arrest

Vanity Fair: Tortured Reasoning...have any attacks on America been disrupted?


Breaking: Jennifer Gale found dead in Austin

Vanity Fair: Tortured Reasoning...have any attacks on America been disrupted?

Showing inauguration to my class....

Showing inauguration to my class....

Calif. Board To Votes To Halt $4B In Spending (affects nearly 2,000 infrastructure projects)

wasn't it sweet seeing smirk reach for and hold Candy's hand and then

Girl, 13, fatally struck by suspected drunken driver

Pepsi response to my complaint about their "suicide" themed ad

"Broke is The New Cool"

FDA says 2 "unapproved medical devices" meet criteria for torture.

Well, it appears to be catching on...

Oh, right. NOW the press is all outraged at lack of transparency.

Newly elected La. repuke seeks to join CBC. Only one thing: he's not black.

Please delete.

Madoff's Sons Used Outsiders To Manage Foundation Funds

Freedom Rider: Gay Rights and Black America

Vanity Fair Report: Officials say that, apart from being wrong, torture just doesn’t work

This new rush by BushInc to drop Blackwater's services in Iraq...smell like a coverup to you?

Colorado Doctor Finds Foot In Newborn's Brain

The Grandkids of Harriet Christian?

Horse Abandonment Spiking Nationwide, Particularly In Western States - USA Today

Obama Smoking Picture: Andrea Mitchell Investigates (VIDEO)

Protest banners hung at Acropolis

Will communes make a comeback?

A rant from a post that wound up locked before I could say this:

msnbc won't rest until they find a connection between blagovejich & obama

Zaidi Family Members and His Legal Representatives Have Not Been Permitted to Visit Him

Tame Deer Killed At Nature Preserve

Countries want peace in Somalia, but no major offer of troops

Store refuses to personalize birthday cake for 3 year old

Bush sez: CELEBRATE ME!!!111111!1

Fucking for Freedom

New York’s proposed ‘iTunes tax’

What happened to the Second Harvest Donation?

PHOTO: Anti-war protesters throw shoes at a prison uniform-clad "Bush-alike" outside the White House

Man steals hearse during funeral service

GM delays work on Volt, Cruze engine factory to save cash

Who Will Win? Flying Spaghetti Monster vs. Cthulhu!

Oh, man! Check out the "SINGING ROOFER", Don Ohman's CD made for Palin.

Randi Rhodes streams for free >>Link>>>

STEAL FIFTY BILLION and you get 'home detention'

Is it Caroline Kennedy or Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg.

Republican Attack On Auto Workers Union Is An Outrage by Ralph Nader & Robert Weissman

John Walsh and "America's Most Wanted"

Child Writes to Santa, Asks for Molestation to End

The Savage Weiner: Who killed JFK Jr? Hillary Clinton!

Eli Stone

Bush them! It's only fair.

Would you confess to a crime you didn't do if some thugs were holding your kids?

CNN: Children forced into cell-like school seclusion rooms

Oct. 8: Pastor Rick Warren announces support in favor of Proposition 8

Barry Lynn Would Have Been A GREAT Choice To Give The Inagural Invocation

Tenet, Drunk in Bandar's Pool: "The bastards are setting me up-I am not going to take the hit"

Microsoft faces new Xbox 360 reliability accusations

Where are the follow up questions to bush and Cheney? Re-post

I wish to put my hat in the ring for Transportation Secretary.

Least desirable cellmate

Things that make you go "What the Fuck" ........ Ray LaHood?????

Things that make you go "What the Fuck" ........ Ray LaHood?????

Here is a post that needs much more attention.

Ray LaHood - are you serious Obama?

Presidential Training Wheels - plus more headlines 12/17/08

Bush-Era Abortion Rules Face Possible Reversal

Interesting discussion on BBC. Would you take a pay cut for the greater good?

As if I didn't already know what selfish pricks most Republicans are,

Day two of Tweety tearing Cheney a new one

List of all the things that Bush has kept us "safe" from

Today is the International Day to end Violence Against Sex Workers.

I may be a late comer--have you seen this? I'm putting my Bio 103 class onto this

Environmentalists Wary of Senator Salazar, Obama’s Interior Department Pick

30 percent of CT voters who voted for Lieberman want a do-over.

HRC responds to Rick Warren -

PFAW: 'Profoundly Disappointed' that Rick Warren Will Give Invocation

Coleman Camp Gets Roughed Up By State Supremes: TPM

Here I was, up to my ass in Alligators all day, and there is a New, Bright and Shiny Thing.

Insurance loophole claimed in fire deaths

Twenty miles to the west of Mike the Tiger's beautiful habitat

Supreme Court Overturns Bush v. Gore


Chicago Sun-Times reporter wants to know

Any Theories: Why are Bush and Paulson Stalling on saving the automakers?

IMO, the Reverend Horton Heat should do the Invocation at Obama's Inauguration

Fuck Drudge. This is a low blow even by Drudge standards.

Bernard Madoff scandal: the London connection

Breaking: Chrysler to idle all of its plants for a month

Giuliani to replace O’Reilly on the radio?

Rightwingers SUCK and have done nothing positive for humanity - EVER!

What do you think of Rick Warren doing the invocation?

Traitor Joe Faces His Lowest Approval Numbers Ever

KeyBank: Stop Using Taxpayer Bailout Money to Finance Oak Harbor's Workers Rights Violations!

Suit over Utah oil and gas leases likely to land on Salazar's desk

Suit over Utah oil and gas leases likely to land on Salazar's desk

Bush: There can be NO DEBATE that I kept America safe!

Illinois sings an old Christmas tune with new words --

12/8/08: Pastor Rick Warren tells Sean Hannity the US needs to "take out" Ahmadinejad.

Take Action Now: McDonald's Tomorrow at Noon

New York hits iPod users with tax on downloads

This Modern World: 2008 Year In Review 'Goodbye To All That!'

"Gee, maybe Donnie McClurkin wasn't a fluke"

Public mood darkens on job fears: Reuters poll

LOL, this is amusing now

You owe me so much I no longer need you.

Cheney Beckons Obama to the Dark Side

Environmentalists Wary of Obama’s Interior Pick (Ken Salazar)

Of course his ducking reflexes were good

It is about public exposure to attacks and being able to continue to campaign

Rick Warren future headline ....

"There's Nothing in the Middle of the Road but Yellow Stripes and Dead Armadillos"

Bush and Cheney and cohorts will try to sell their legacy...

Northcom Chief Vows to Address Worries About New Homeland Unit

Ah fuckit .... Coleman should lose just for having that bad haircut and for being such a ...........

Madoff Investors May Be Protected By Government

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Why Frank Gaffney Needs to Be Kicked in the Taint

I only want Bush to answer one question

I favor the auto loan for the sake of union workers and the little guys. But, geeze, GMAC ..........

Latest projection shows Franken winning by 275!

Pakistan Taliban Insurgents Release Video of Five Beheaded ’Spies’

No mistletoe or wine. Dinner bell ringing. You’re Doing Time. Police send Xmas cards to Criminals.

When does the Franken/Coleman recount end?

You'd think Warren got a Cabinet position around here!

he does NOT get credit for keeping us safe 9/11 happened on HIS WATCH

Chrysler is shutting down all 30 of its manufacturing plants starting next week

Woman undergoes face transplant in Cleveland

It has been Eight Long Years ...... and that phoney fucking ........

As Iraq conflict drags on, neo-Nazis continue to infiltrate the military

Shoe protest goes global

Why does Santa make the kids cry?

Employment in La... Page 1 of 20

Former detainee: Gitmo is the ‘worst place in the world'

Muslim’s scarf leads to arrest at courthouse

Salazar pick indicates big change for Interior Department

Thank you Illinois Supreme Court

Rick Warren awards George W. Bush P.E.A.C.E medal.

Unemployment is not an Abstract Concept

Rick Warren logic - No leadership roles for women over men but buy his wife's curriculum 4 ur church

SCLC Veteran Lowery to Offer Prayer at Inaugural

Time names Obama person of the year

Fukui in crisis mode, cuts Honda outlook

The other way to save Detroit.

Seriously has any other President behaved like Bush after

Seriously has any other President behaved like Bush after

"If your name were Edward Moore instead of Edward Kennedy, your candidacy would be a joke."

Can someone with econ. experience tell me why printing money to replace assets that have decreased..

Hugo Chavez is the guest on FSTV's Speaking Freely series this evening (10-12 ET)

Horsey does it again. Too funny!

Liberte! Egalite! Fraternite!......Sarkozy?

"How Many Shoes Would a Lame Duck Duck if a Lame Duck Could Duck Shoes?"

This Can't Really Be the Economy...

Rachel is . . .

I don't condone violence.

Judge Meets Shoe-Thrower in Jail, Possibly Too Badly Beaten to Appear

Ga. judge jails Muslim woman over head scarf

President Bush and the Flying Shoes: A Cautionary Tale

What's the most offensive thing about Rick Warren ...

The Polar Caps are Not Melting

the meaning of "inaugurate":

All of a sudden, KKKarl is a big fan of dissent

So .... tell me why, specifically, this guy is hunky dory with you.

Regrets? - Cheney: "Oh, not a lot-I'll have a chance to reflect on that after I get out of here"

I am 100% a Fairness Doctrine

A life thrown into turmoil by $100 donation to Prop 10

Why I'm hopeful about the Franken Recount

My doctor thinks I have a brain tumor, but I can't afford an MRI. Anyway, here's a speech I wrote.

My disappointment: Ron KIRK is passed over for Rethug LaHOOD. I'll get over it. Do I have a choice?

Law #2: Never put too much trust in friends, learn how to use enemies.

You're all right, let's just do what Bush did and cater to our base.

Someone PLEASE start a BUSH LEGACY site

Help me out here. This afternoon there was a link to a website

one of the worst things about the Rick Warren deal

It SHOULD MATTER, that Congress invited RW!

Matthews, Hitchens Lead Stirring Fight Against Pro-Torture Views of Michael Smerconish

FILTHY BETRAYAL - Bush Accused Troops Of WAR CRIMES Which HE Ordered Carried Out!

if you vehemently disagree with Slick Dick Warren

Shoemakers lay claim to thrown shoes

Should people have the right to organize boycotts of businesses?

Chrysler to shut down all 30 plants...but ‘white collar workers’ will keep regular salaries.»

Help our soldiers in battle keep their pets

In Case You Missed This... 'Foreign Auto Makers Won Billions in Government Subsidies'

The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008 by Robert Weissman

Did anyone notice that Obama is having Rev. Lowry (pro gay marriage) do the benediction?

Levin and Indictments... they are now talking about it

The Billionaire's Black Sheep - Nicole Buffett

Message about LGBT folks on DU that I am hearing

Message about LGBT folks on DU that I am hearing

if a six could be a nine, i don't mind.

NPR today- Hope for Homeowners Act hasn't refinanced a SINGLE mortgage- but I smell a mystery

Did you see Hall & Oates on Stewart? "He's Gone..He's Gone" Tribute to Alan Colmes, Fox?

Shoe -Denfreude

Shoe -Denfreude

Sock and Awe -- the web game sweeping America!

Poll: Voters divided over senate pick (NY)

Ga. judge jails Muslim woman over head scarf

Firms, labor unions on collision course

Why not see that Obama is gathering formerly disparate groups in unity at his Inauguration?

Possibly Bush's worst mistake: surrendering U.S. space independence to Russia

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

DUers, how long before the pitchforks and torches come out?

Ray LaHood by the numbers (it ain't pretty)

Before bipartisanship becomes the norm, I have something to say to the repuke party

The Attorney General is Corrupt, Madoff Employs His Son and The SEC is corrupt as well

I am 100% Against a Fairness Doctrine

Snow on the way to the Great Lakes area tomorrow evening onward.

Does Obama actually have an ideology or is he all over the place as the mood

35 Iraq Officials Held in Raids on Key Ministry

Uh, wasn't it CONGRESS that picked Warren?

Oregon bank bomber suspect called "very pro-American" by state GOP chair

"Stand by Me" around the world

"It never rains in southern...California..."

Lot's of FU's going around tonight ... Fuck's the word these days

"...but white collar workers will still keep their regular salaries"

How much you want to bet Ms. Palin saw this email and found it funny?

NY Gov. Patterson's Tax Plans Are A Stupid Idea and They Will Hurt Working Class NYers

Senate Report Links Bush to Detainee Homicides; Media Yawns

Children forced into cell-like school seclusion rooms, 13 yr old hangs himself in one

'I was still holding my grandson's hand - the rest was gone'

George Tenet, drunk in Prince Bandar's pool, screams about "the Jews" setting him up

Sen. Blanche Lincoln, Wal-Mart shill? (She may vote against EFCA)

Is this a phase, or is this "it" for the whole term?

There is NO practical or logical reason to continue bush's wars.

It's a good thing Jerry Falwell is dead

I really wasn't terribly concerned,...but now, I am terrified.

Legacy buildin'...Bush's FOUR violations of the same law that sent Martha Stewart to prison

Ray LaHood, Republican asshat for Secy of Trans & rightwing

OMG !!!! I just tried

Administration dallies while auto industry sweats it out

Energy pundit: "So, to be clear, I was wrong."

Meet my new Senator.

Aretha Franklin to sing at Obama inauguration

May I point out that Obama didn't pick Rick Warren . It was done by the

Include switching the US to the metric system in the stimulus package

What would be your weapon of choice?

What would be your weapon of choice?

Obama: The College Years in Photos

It's an open and shut case, Rick Warren is an open bigot.

Senator Carl Levin about to break news on Rachel

Senate New Dem members give clue to Evan Bayh's new Senate Blue Dogs.

Human Rights Campaign: Obama's invitation to Warren a GENUINE BLOW TO LGBT AMERICANS

Tom Vilsack for Ag Secy is a much bigger deal than Rick Warren for Inaug. Preacher.

Kerry And Casey Want Blackwater Out Of Iraq

Berlin's Poor Should Catch Rats, Says Politician

Dick Cheney's fantasy world - "GROSS MISREPRESENTATION OF THE FACTS" - By Scott Ritter

Has the Obama team made a statement on the Warren contraversy?

I Feel A Lot Better Now

How about high speed roller coasters, totally electric

How To Stop Being The "Radical Left"

Diary of a Madoff Victim

If programming languages were religions

US Soldiers Fire 'Above' Students Protesting For Shoe-Thrower, Injuring One

When Rick Warren tumbles from grace, it will be because:


how can the thugs blame the UAW for the detroit bailout if ford needs no fed funds?

PALIN-APPOINTED commission recommends $25,000 raise for the governor.»

We need to reward Shop Rite for doing the right thing with the Hitler cake. And shun Wal-Mart

The director of the CIA in the pool of a Saudi prince, ranting drunkenly about neocons and Jews?

OMG: I Actually AGREE with Pat Buchanan on this...

How would you feel about high speed rail service

If ya can't bitch about political shit here, then where CAN you?

Teacher Appreciation:. PSA I Heard this Morning about Teachers.

Why did you stop being a K-12 teacher?

Dollars to Euro conversion?

Leaked Obama Transcript Explains Rick Warren Decision

So tell me again exactly when the Civil War ended

I had a thought, if they held a dinner after the shoe toss, and if

Five Historical Parallels to the Iraqi Shoe Thrower

at Saddleback "Church" women must be overseen by men

Twenty-one wiretaps on Rahm Emanuel - how many on Obama??

If "responsible" breeders didn't exist, where would dogs come from?

Now right-wingers are 'gunning' for Holder because he supported the Brady Bill...

Are you seeing more homeless people? They seem to be everywhere

If Rick Warren gives the invocation, everyone in DC for the inauguration

RNC protester was Tasered 4 times, passed out from pain, and then arrested

How you sell Electric cars.

REC this if Rick Warren giving the inaugural invocation is WRONG

Anybody remember that Jesus guy .... he started a megachurch, too.

Billey Joe Johnson Jr story (Black MS prep student possibly murdered) on CNN now...

My rightist friends are telling me that I'm an "ungratious winner".

Random thoughts on Rick Warren.

The War In Common (some memories, and a wish)

Thanks to DU for helping Sugar Bear get the surgery she needs!

I don't know, maybe it's a kind of "A Boy Named Sue" thing....

Kilt Opinon

Who is awake? Huh?

Is bold the right word?

How wrong would it be to perm my back hair?

Isn't it a pain when your...

Has anyone played 1000 Blank White Cards?

SPK wants me to tell you he's a SEX GOD.

When are you freaking prima donnas going to quit acting like...

Hello boss?

I think I have a swelling on the side of my neck....

Who is sitting at the bar and who is sitting in a booth?

translate please (spanish to english)

A game to share with all you DU insomniacs this morning.

Help me out here: An anatomy question (Yes, I have found a body part that is new to me)

Have you ever been so irrational that you do not want to sleep...

NFL player changes name to Stylez G. White (from "Teen Wolf")

There is a job I have a chance at getting, but it has been so difficult!

A Waist is a Terrible Thing to Mind - just for the holidays???

I wanna enter one of these competitions

what this thread needs ......

Nothing says BREAKFAST, quite like a frosted sugar cookie...

Burger King's flame-broiled perfume--"Flame"

A family photo...

You know what I think makes DU more enjoyable?

Is there someone or something that I can sacrifice

Hey Ya, Charlie Brown!

Funniest LOLdog in a LONG TIME!


My neighbor gave me the key to his house while he went away on a business trip.

Who would you not touch with a 39 1/2 foot pole?

Good Morning, Lounge!

I'm not sure what to think of indecisive people, Suggestions??...

You guys don't mind if I knock off work early right?

Super Awesome Shoe-er song!

Wow, the future looks awesome, we will have phones in our cars...

Day 6 of the blackout in New Hampshire.

Anyone else here like Andrew Bird?

Let the Right One In.

What does a believer in the Flying Spaghetti Monster yell during sex?

Five Myths about Christmas (#1 myth - Retailers have corrupted Christmas)

Who wins a Kings of Leon fight?

Got me some cut copy on

a Far Side Christmas

"A Wish for Wings that Work: an Opus Christmas Story"-Bloom County Christmas special

I like telling people a lot younger than me..."Don't take any wooden nickels"

Nothing quite says "Christmas" like a $100 pair of Samurai Underpants

Turn that frown...

'(I)sn't it great we can have a difference of opinions and you will still like my boobs?'

Extra 26 Min to spare? Animation Short

The Only Video Game I've Ever Played Is Space Wars

You tell me.

What the hell is this?

How do you pamper yourself?

Santa gets parking ticket while delivering toys

Shop-Rite Grocery store refuses to make birthday cake for kid who's name is Adolph Hiltler

What does an Agnostic yell during sex?

LOL. "The Brokers With Hands on Their Faces" Blog:

Our automatic coffee maker machine has now officially died.

Animal Xmas Song - OMG the mouths!!!!!!

Good Christmas tip for our newspaper delivery woman?

Most Beautiful Movie Theater , that you know of, or in your area, still open..and showing movies..

I am not sick, and am always home.

I am sick and I want to go home

Official *am Poll!!!

If you could...

post your best holiday kitty recipes here!

I think I have an ear infection.

I'm having a motivational crisis

I am so hearbroken - once again Time Magazine skips me over for person of the year....

have you ever pushed anyone out of the way at the copier?

BIGGEST LOSER FINALE *spoiler alert*

polar tech socks: mmmmmmmm......

DU nomenclature poll

I'm not kiddin' ya man! Any closer, and that thing would have put ya in the hospital!


Time for another edition of the Galactic Pot Healer Babel Fish Game.

Latin America asks Obama to lift Cuban embargo, show respect

WOW. I just got back from the Copier and this rude woman got really

It's a New Day! January 20th! I can't wait!

It has been weeks since taterguy told me to STFU.

I'm going out to get an I.V. of whiskey, can I get you anything?

Is it unhygienic to use someone else's Ped Egg?

So I was in Oxford, UK last weekend with a friend of mine.

OMFG just shoot me now.

So the party that gave us a * x2 and wants to hand us another * in a senate seat

I'm not sure that I've ever told you this about myself, but...

Post a band that you like that I might have actually heard of!

Obama should give the mods advance notice before making controversial decisions

Europe has a continental divide

So I was in Costco, and this crazy Bunco lady showed up

Sheesh! Some people!! I was in Costco this afternoon, trying to get my

Who the fuck is Elizabeth Alexander?

Quicksilver Messenger Service fans...Wolfgang's Vault just posted a killer "classic lineup" concert

stay away from GD:P today, kiddies, it's EXTRA hot now!

Becerra declines US Trade Rep position; Dan Tarullo, Harold Ford, Ron Kirk leading contenders

So I was in Costco this morning and a fight broke out by the Activia samples.

I dont understand daytime cable news.

This is how a GOOD day starts:

It's been weeks since Philboy made a post that annoyed me

Well it's here.. the greatest stocking stuffer of ALL time.... The Amazing SCREAMING Flying Monkeys

OMG, I got Vick's Vaporub in my eye.

The Rec-Wizard is back and so is the post-count fairy!

Bush History - NCIS:Bush Actions "ain't right". Also, Bush Leak Hypocrisy

Wanna hear an awful noise?

Arena football to cancel their 2009 Football season. Rest of the country says "huh?"

So I'm sitting here quietly working in my cube...

Progressivism IS Pragmatism

Things I'm going to have fun saying to Republicans over the next 4 hopefully 8 years

Rick Warren? OK then, fuck you too, Mr. Obama.

I am done with my christmas shopping.

Iko! Iko! Jockamo fe na ne

Best all-purpose (not one song) Christmas song vocalist

David Schuster sounds like Kermit The Frog.

Planning the company holiday party, and I suspect the Ice Sculpture guy is suicidal...


I was looking at that ad

What should I do with my life?

Holy crap!! Santa Claus got TS'ed!!

"Dr." James Dobson to attend inagural

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 12/17/2008)

George W. Bush is the Veritable “Old-Shoe”

OMFG! I cna't believe I just saw that!

Pic For Caption Contest!

Well, I'm off to the emergency room.

If anyone needs any free legal advice

Just Curious About Something, . . . Was I Ever On Your Shit List?

A new course is identified

Do you respond differently to posters who have photos of themselves in their sigs?

Obama should release all information about Cheney's energy meetings

Baby Boy ripped from Adoptive parents and put into FOSTER CARE?

Question... Since Bush has now signed a time table to leave Iraq, are we by law stuck with it?

AGAINST MY BETTER JUDGEMENT...I responded to an old boyfriend who had been incessantly

Vote for the most annoying Christmas commercial.

What I would like

Hey Joe YOU DUMB FUCK read the direct, exact quote you keep referring to

The folks in GD-P are an insult to progressives and liberals

My shy timid cat is sleeping on my feet for the first time since I got him


5 Answers..(You write the questions)

I just got an invite to something called a Bunco Party.

What did you have for lunch today?

OK-Gov, OK-Sen: Statewide Recruitment Thread

President Bush's 2008 White House Christmas Video. How long can you stand to watch it?

A big fire truck is riding around our mobile home park, sirens blaring, with SANTA!

When I was in 6th grade...

Sorry, can't talk right now...

So apparently has enough people signed up already.

Please give me a pop.

Yanks now going after Manny Ramirez

Moron Joe Scartissue is welcome to visit Chicago anytime for a..

Obama invites rock star to sing at inaugural

Can we eliminate the distress single flag avatar on January 20, 2009?

Match Game Story: "Rick Warren is a giant pile of shit who should be shut up*. ____ him."

"What happens in GDP, stays in GDP"

Are the Republicans Still a National Party?

We have a Winter Storm Warning for tomorrow afternoon thru noon Friday.

And in other news, Heart found in stall at car wash

Got any names for the Obamas' new dog?

How to deal with the Religious Right

Teacher says Every time someone drops the F Bomb an Angel Loses her Virginity.

Orval + Big Swell + DFH 90

Is it unhygienic to use someone else's nail clippers?

Another one for the ballet fans...Ballet Trocadero de Monte Carlo

Lay offs today at work...@ medical clinics in Austin Tx.

Time Person Of The Year: Barack Obama

I'm going to open a nail salon called "Hand Job."

Grateful Dead 10-20-74 cures all ills

The ice storm that kicked our butts

My 6 year old daughter got in the van today and said, "What the 'H'?".

Time Magazine's "Person of the Year"

Obama's List Doesn't Quite Match Emily's

If you're going to have kids, have them while you are young.

ThinkBlue1966 just got done taking the test to be a Census Worker next spring.

Have you ever coughed so much and so hard that your bile ducts flew out of your ears?

Trevor Linden is making me cry

Blagojevich was bookie, says federal informant

A picture, not of me as a child, but something much more important.

Chuggo to perform at Obama inauguration

Do you normally give yourself a barbed wire enema after your evening meal?

Caption this dog (taken in Berkeley yesterday)

My new favorite picture of me and my little activist

Did anyone catch Howard Dean on Morning Joe?

Bush-Era Abortion Rules Face Possible Reversal by Obama

Is it okay to use a laser pointer to f*ck with your cat's head?

Midlo's Bunco Brigade to play at the inauguration

I'm looking for a vacuum...a Dyson.

Over 30 years ago...

Why does a company have the right to demand your SSN on an application?

I'm going to miss Chuck and the Pieman

Not even a criminal background check but a credit check on two apps. today

I've had this song stuck in my head for like six months.

I love licking Santa's Pole.

Guys are frickin stupid

DU wine drinkers/experts I need your help

1. Cut a hole in a box.

anyone else remember the new era?

Repukes are afraid of a clean up at Justice

Questions for anyone who played football in high school or junior high...

Miss dose of Effexor + Read HP Lovecraft= Seriously weird dreams

I love cat-sitting!

Lou Reed=Good, John Lennon=Good

What commercial was the song "Tangerine" used in?

Please help keep me here at DU! Donate by posting here!

I was wrong.

What do you think of my voice?

it unhygienic to use someone else's used urinary catheter?

What would you rather watch?

Skim Milk + Gummi Bears = Pure Genius

The most underrated "Classic Rock" song is DEFINITELY...

This page explains to me why always ran into free roaming, sweet natured huskies in the street...

Wanted: 10 more Motown classics

Report: Emanuel privately urged Blago to appoint Obama confidante Valerie Jarrett


Do you normally drink wine with your evening meal?

Holder Leaves Out Blago Tie in Judiciary Questionnaire

Holder Leaves Out Blago Tie in Judiciary Questionnaire

Hey Scarborough.. Do you ever read anything in full context?

WHAT in the Wide Wide World of Sports is a goin' on here?

Quick! How do you put people on "ignore" on Facebook

Wisconsin second-graders write letters to Obama - one student offers to help find bin Laden

You got to be SH*TTIN ME - Repukes plan to attack Holder on Elian Gonzalez??!!!

NEW RULES for when there is a change in President.....

Slingin' Sammy Baugh has died.

I know we're not supposed to give Drudge attention, but his current home page has gone too far.

Quick question about Caroline K.'s possible appointment (non controversial)

A Christmas lolcat:

How you earn a living: Was it your ambition, or did you kind of fall into it?

I don't get myspace or facebook

I just saw a commerical for a company that delivers pajamas to women.

Arne Duncan, Merit Pay, and Materialistic America

Celebrities on "Facebook?"

Name something new (or new to you) that you discovered in 2008


Is anyone else flabbergasted by these ads for Amish made electric heaters?

Ok, so eHarmony officially sucks ass...

Dana "Dick" Milbank: "Obama's Press Treatment Just Like Bush's"

It's fricking COLD!

My friend's car won't start - she's in Montana where it's been

Bare Your Sole To President Bush!

Mmmm.... butter poached tilapia with sauteed mushrooms, lime brussel sprouts, and a salad


Seven Pounds....MUST SEE movie

What are you making of Christmas dinner?

Answer to everything...Modest Proposal..China, 51st State?..Well?

I have "What I Got" by Sublime stuck in my head.

Who will be the first Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee to ask Holder,

Electric Wizard = World's Heaviest Band?

Just a thought ... let's have NO invocation. Let ALL the preachers stay home.

Gov Paterson Likely Will Name Caroline Kennedy to Replace Hillary Clinton as NY Senator

Who is this?

i see that when JFK gets trashed here

RuPaul as the Obamas.

Is the Salazar pick unconstitutional?

Some people thought Al Franken wasn't qualified

When Obama is officially the President, and his nominees are confirmed, the buck stops at him

Most of us Democrats stood unified with George W Bush right after 911

Anyone here a fan of Anonymous 4?

Top General: Large Military Presence at Inauguration

I'm supremely pleased at the pro-science stance the Obama admin. is taking.

If you like seeing Freeper heads explode, you'll LOVE this thread....

Is it just me, or is there something wrong here?

You wanna talk about actual gaffes that actually fucking matter? How many here remember

I dislike political dynasties & I back Caroline Kennedy for Senate

How about this. We ENCOURAGE everyone to stand up and turn their BACKS when Warren speaks

Hudson Valley (New York) morning radio douchebags Cooper and Tobin discussed the birth certificate..

I'm looking for a sphere...a Dyson.

You know, we're still seriously pissed about Prop 8

NYT, pg1: As Privacy Ends for Caroline Kennedy, a Rough Path Awaits

Any Southerners in Obama's cabinet yet?

What does DUStrange yell during sex?

Texas University Rivalry Question: A&M and UT Austin?

Where did the money go?????

I cannot believe that HE is going to be on stage at the inauguration...

the DU gift exchange thread

Kitten Picture of the day for Thursday December 18

My head explodes. Contessa and Savanna Saying that Obama Needs to Answer for Blago

The Freepers are saying that John Linder (R-GA) plans to challenge Obama's Electoral Count...

So that wench from The Hill says Obama and team could speak out now,

I have a question about AOL mail

Marist Poll: 83% Approval Rating for Obama

Do you cry?

Obama Considers GOP Congressman for Transportation

Ya know...Rick Warren. Fucking Rick Warren. Is this a freaking joke?

Rick Warren? You've got to be fucking kidding me

Vilsack and Salazar revealed - link.

It's completely predictable that Obama outrages extremists

Warren Kennedy Clinton Salazar Vilsack LaHood

OK. You've all convinced me. I will now reach out to Rick Warren

MSM is furious because Obama is not telling them anything. Chuck Todd: Obama is Frustrating Media

Obama announces list of people participating in the Inauguration Ceremony

I'm for Caroline Kennedy as the next Senator from NY for no other reason but

Obama should ask Jeremiah Wright to pray at the inaugural, as well.

What's the last film you've seen?

Well, I know what GD-P now stands for:

EVERYBODY has a seat at the table

Dick Cheney; Saddam Hussein; George W. bUsh. What difference?

RightWingWatch: Warren a version of Dobson. Abortion, stem cell, gay marriage "non-negotiable"

Magical thinking in regards to Obama and his cabinet picks

As a bisexual, Rick Warren's invocation doesn't make me outraged

More gruel? More gruel? ANY gruel??

Read it and weep: romantic-comedies are ruining our society

The fact that GLBT people have to EXPLAIN why this so beyond the pale with Pastor Rick shows

"Hi, Pastor Rick here, ask me anything about the gay".

Demonstrating teh stupid, some DUers

Small Business Committee (Kerry) investigation shows Veterans Corporation abused taxpayer dollars

RawStory: Ex CIA chief Tenet drunkenly mocked Bush neocons, right-wing Israelis

I think Prez O should have someone from the financial community speak

Rick Warren endorses Prop 8 and " big deal"

Is the Gov of Colorado a democrat?

Barak, don't you have a position for Tom DeLay?

Freepers and DUers apparently equally apoplectic about Rick Warren doing invocation at inauguration.

This may not be the best time to mention that Obama is putting another Republican in his Cabinet...

Caroline Kennedy's Advisers

Why not Donnie McClurkin?

Justice Kennedy rejects 2 more challenges to Obama

Well, maybe if there are enough complaints Warren will get bumped.

Why is Rick Warren the "go-to pastor for major political events" for Democrats?

Why is Rick Warren the "go-to pastor for major political events" for Democrats?

This is good: Obama's Rick Warren pick irks liberals

"As your new President a big fuck you to California especially, here's Ricky!"

Will Rick Warren's role at the presidential inauguration affect the legal status of same-sex unions?

So is Obama anti-gay or not?

OK, a month and a half ago, give or take a few days, gay people lost equal rights in California...

Just because Obama has Rick Warren at his inauguration does not mean he agrees with him on anything

VIDEO: "We support Prop 8, and if you believe what the Bible says, you need to support Prop 8!"

I will NOT have you ruin this for the rest of us.

Here's an excellent book for your late holiday shopping

Vilsack is bio/gen altered/ethanol guy and Schapiro is a wall street insider

Warren may be an olive branch to Evangelicals because Obama knows what's coming NEXT:

Obama named TIME Man of Year, but check out Drudge's chosen photo > > >

There is something you can do about Rick Warren, Donnie McClurkin, Etc.

If it were the Dalai Lama or the Pope giving a freaking prayer, many would not care...

Focus on the Family - Reaching out

When Rick Warren gets up to do his "thang" there should be a deafening

For those claiming it was the committees fault

I'd Love It If Moyers Would Give The Invocation

Gay Bashers, get your free licks in now!

Warren giving the invocation is a disappointment

What horrid shit did you drink behind the brick utility building at your 7th grade dances?

I now am understanding Log Cabin Republicans. They are hated and they know it.

*** Watch as MN Electoral Board decides ballot by ballot --- Live****

i decided to go roller skating tonight... now i'm going to see a orthopedic specialist tomorrow

Since this is the issue of the day: Why do you think Obama asked Warren to deliver the invocation?

Lest we forget Billy Graham.."Pastor to the Presidents"

I'm fucking sick of "reaching out", "bipartisanship", and all that other BS

Just so we are also all clear it shouldn't be just "the gays" that are angry

It's easy for you not to be furious about Rick Warren - you think it doesn't affect anything

When cats attack. I need advice.

Before you get mad at Obama, re: Rick Warren/inaugural invocation

Maybe Rummy can get named abassador to France or Germany or

Lets not forget, Rick Warren and Saddleback manipulated Obama's words and used it to target AAs

Imagine for a moment it is 1960 and Kennedy decides to have a chaplain of the KKK

What's your latest musical discovery?

A missed opportunity to speak with MORAL AUTHORITY, Obama

Have you ever coughed so much and so hard that your abdominal muscles HURT like crazy?

Obama Owes Me A T-Shirt.........

Democrats can't win without the "Left"

would it hurt to at least pretend to have sympathy for 2nd class citizens?

Joseph Lowry to Deliver Benediction

Everyone is going to have to "get over" something during the next 4 years,

Rick Warren, Obama Invocation Choice, Causing First Real Rift With Progressives

Quick question (that has nothing to do with Rick Warren, Blagojevich, or Caroline Kennedy!)

Are there any gay-FRIENDLY political message boards on the Internet?

I take a break from politics and suddenly find out that Rick Warren

Tiny request for some Lounge vibes.

For those furious about Warren, here's what you can do

The "I Love Barack but this Rick Warren thing is crap" Thread

FLASHBACK: Graham's inaugural role opposed

When Obama includes the LGBT community in his inaugural address

Can we at least keep the "reaching across the aisle" thing out of the Inaugural concert lineups?

three dozen threads about Rick Warren

Mike Malloy going off on Prick Warren now

Meh. McSame probably would've included Jeremiah Wright at HIS inaugrual

Does the inclusion of Rick Warren means we must accept the Nazis marching through Skokie?

The choice of Warren is offensive...but so has been some of the reaction on DU

Time Photos: From Emmett Till to Barack Obama

When you legitimize someone with a high honor, are you not

A Repost....Can you try to understand

Lahood has not been in favor of high speed rail

What's that guy smoking?

The most overrated "Classic Rock" song is DEFINITELY...

Is anyone thinking of not going to D.C. for the inauguration because of Warren?

Bush: I'm Open To Suggestions On What To Do After I'm Out

CNN's Aaron Cooper about to weigh in on the Rick Warren fiasco! nt

I hope thousands of people attending the Inaugural turn their backs to Warren

Gay Activists Decry Pastor’s Role in Swearing-In - NYT

Rick Warren, Obama Invocation Choice, Causing First Real Rift With Progressives - HuffPo

So then, how do you feel about Rick Warren being invited to give the inaugural invocation?

Not supporting same sex marriage = homophobic. Um, Mr. President-Elect...

Reaching out my ass!

The Great thing is that this may push Rick Warren off the Pedestal that the MSM put him on!

The Gays always have to "get over it" on DU

Live Streaming Video from the Minnesota Canvassing Board

"Liberal Group Hammers Decision For Rick Warren To Deliver Obama's Inaugural Invocation"

Pics: What the World Needs Now, is Love, Sweet Love ((((huggies))))

delete dupe

Justice John Paul Stevens to swear in Biden

Can we talk about Yo-Yo Ma?

I'd wager that 95% of those outraged about Rick Warren can't name an acceptable alternate.

Congress forced JFK to invite Robert Frost.

Rick Warren gave Bush a FUCKING PEACE PRIZE

BC lawyer loses it, says "remove the usurper using all means necessary"

The bottom of my shoes to Bush. (After I step in some dog doo)

On Pres Elect Obama: do we get mad as hell and protest, or give him the benefit of doubt?

Two People Want to Get Married, What's the Problem?

Rick Warren is replacing Biden in '12.

Is anyone, like me, starting to largely avoid political sites until Inauguration time?

I support the President-Elect and I am glad people are criticizing him over Warren

I Disagree with Obama Choosing Rick Warren, but I'm Sorry that I Can't Get Worked up over a PRayer.

If Obama wanted reporters to get off the Blagojevich wagon,

One more reason to support Hillary for the State Dept:

Sucking up to this anti women's civil rights, anti gay rights, conservative Rick Warren.

I Apologize if Im Making fun of Western Heritage...

Who was that evangelical leftie

i was at work...where did the caroline kerfluffle go?

VilSuck?? Seriously??

While Obama can't uninvite Warren, I'll cross my fingers he'll choose to minimize his role

Godwin's Law

Rick Warren will be the ONLY person speaking at Obama's Inauguration

What we have learned today

I miss Reverend Wright

What exactly is the problem with Rick Warren?

So if David Duke were invited to give a speech at the inauguration....

EXCELLENT Holiday Slide Show with audio--**Please Watch**!!

Americablog: Warren pick shows gays are not part of the inauguration party & now expendable

Um, guys? Not that it matters or anything, but Warren was invited by Congress.

did you think you would live to see the day?

LaHood considered for Cabinet post

President-Elect Obama - Warren is a smooth-talking bigot with hateful views - Please stop this NOW!

Harley Shaiken the New Labor Secretary??

Which is greater on DU: threads celebrating Obama's presidency or threads critical of his choices?

Sorry...Obama is doing exactly as he promised during the campaign...

Ken Salazar Has A Cool Bolo Tie And Hat

Don't forget in addition to Warren, Obama has chosen Joseph Lowery to give the benediction...

If you knew Obama was going to have Rick Warren at his inauguration, would you have voted for him?

Why should God have anything to do with a president's invocation?

I think I have some Obama Cred on here and I'm fucking pissed

One of the many reasons I voted for Obama is because he's not a homophobe....

TOON: The Radical Fringe -- Shoe Of Damocles

DUers on FACEBOOK voice your opposition to Warren by joining this group:

Strawman poll Warren is part of the Inauguration. Does that mean Obama is somehow THE ENEMY?

New Obama Avatar

Obama Inauguration: Rick Warren To Deliver Invocation (Press Release of Inaugration Program)

Oh I Get It...There Wasn't Anyone Else As, Or Better, Qualified

From the Obama campaign on inauguration ceremony...and Warren...

On a day we should all be celebrating, some of us will be reminded they're 2nd class citizens

I beg your pardon. He never promised you a rose garden.

So when can we expect the announcement of a Klansman speaker on Inaug Day?

Well, we got what we wished for.

Gay and disappointed in Obama? Get over it.

This could be a very looooooong 4 years...

U.S. Senator proposing an investigation of Bush administration officials?

Over the last 50 years the Senate has had 3 Kennedys and 3 African-Americans.

Has Obama lost your vote in 2012?

Pastor Rick Warren: Gay marriage akin to incest, child rape and polygamy:

Obama bashers get your free licks in now

Gays and lesbians voted overwhelmingly for Obama

Obama Invites Louis Farrakhan to light White House Menorah.

Why Would Obama "Owe" Progressives? What Promises Did He Make?

Facts: (1) Obama supports civil unions; (2) Rick Warren is the most popular pastor in the USA

What prominent pastor isn't anti-gay marriage?

Can anyone help me identify this book (on the primaries/Obama v Clinton, etc)?

Can anyone help me identify this book (on the primaries/Obama v Clinton, etc)?

BREAKING-Obama to name Mary Schapiro as SEC Chairwoman

Another bad pick: Salazar

Warren's view on gays is a symptom of a larger anti-intellectualism

Were you surprised at the choice of Warren?

"Who would you have wanted to give teh prayer???11" - - - How about Rev. Dr. C. Welton Gaddy

Question for Obama's most loyal supporters.

We go through this every damn time... please get the gay thing straight! (No pun intended.)

An experiment for DU'ers. Take a piece of paper and draw

JFK should have had an Anti-Interracial Marriage minister say his prayer!!!

I apologize and I reverse my position on Warren speaking at the inauguration

Warren opposed to abortion rights, gay rights, stem-cell research, and euthanasia.

Everyone is bitching about Rick Warren but he has to share the day with Lesbian and Gay Band Assoc.

Human Rights Campaign letter to Obama on choice of Warren.

The Audacity of Hope, the SuperCliff Notes Version

I have an idea: How about we get rid of these fucking invocations!

DU is the Universal Headquarters for The Stupid today

Well, with the Ricker pissing everyone off, should Obama tell the gay people he brought on board to

Brenda, the GoH is on her way here to clean up this pigsty.

PSA: It was apparently moran day in Costco today.

Just so I'm clear, when was the person giving the Inaugural Invocation granted....

Holy crap!! I got HATE MAIL!!!!

Wow! Apparently my nephew is actually having problems

Are you dead to Midlo?

Caroline Kennedy / Arne Duncan 2016??

Word of the day is "DuStrange" - use it to modify a thread title.

Rick Warren Says I'm Going To Burn In Hell Because I'm Jewish

Having Warren front and center is a political master stroke by Obama

I really like Tuesdays, normally.

Why is anyone shocked or surprised? Doesn't anyone remember Donnie McClurkin?

So who would you want to do the prayer @ the inauguration?

Kitten Picture of the Day for Wednesday December 17

Rick Warren compares abortion to the Holocaust, attacks mainline churches and gay rights

DU maddiejoan has died.......:(

Are you surprised Obama did not select Chuck Hagel for a position?

OH OH OH OH HELLLLLLLLLLLLL NOOOOOOOO Terry McAuliffe has started fundraising

Lieberman Faces Lowest Approval Numbers Ever

Well, I'm off to the morgue...

For those who celebrate Christmas:

BREAKING: Lena Horne NOT dead!

Samurai Underpants Sheaths Your Katana in Awesome

Gallup tracking: Obama confidence numbers still way up, 67%.

Who delivers gifts to baby sharks?

Please allow this unapologetic unashamed Christian to say why pickng Warren is WRONG me one rev. who could give the invocation that is pro choice and pro gay marriage...

I don't give a flying rat's ass what Warren thinks, does, or says...

Bill Clinton invited Maya Angelou. Barack Obama invites Rick Warren.

No "Change" at USDA as Obama Picks Monsanto Shill Vilsack for Ag Secretary

Why didn't the 7+ gays on Obama's transition team speak out

Who Will Win? Flying Spaghetti Monster vs. Cthulhu!

PHOTOS From Time Magazine - Obama: The College Years

SEC Chairman Says Agency Failed to Probe Madoff

Taking a swipe at Bush: Zaidi-inspired shoe game on Internet

A camp for kids coping with war wounds of a parent

Iraqi police: Baghdad bombs kill 6, wound 41

Southern Africa launches urgent aid for Zimbabwe

Microsoft Scrambles To Fix Flaw

Honda slashes forecast again, Nissan cuts output

5 Presidents Worse Than George W Bush

White House apologizes to Elisabeth Hasselbeck over Christmas invitation

OPEC likely to OK 2 million barrel oil output cut

Army's new manual warns of 'persistent conflict'

Michigan lawmakers discuss differences on smoking ban

Death toll in Baghdad twin blasts rises to 25

At meeting in Brazil, Washington is scorned

Senator's (Coleman) lawyer denies corruption allegations

Declining oil prices threaten Iraqi stability

OPEC agrees to record cut of two million oil barrels: Saudi minister

Insurer: Victims of Houston office fire died from 'pollution'

SEC chairman says agency failed to probe Madoff

California Congressman Turns Down Trade Post

Bush administration eases railroad route safety rule

Jackson Jr. went to authorities about Illinois governor

Businessman indicted in $62M Ponzi scheme

Ontario premier to banks: no more tax cuts, do your bit for the economy

Mercosur expresses solidarity with U.S.-spurned Bolivia

Parents of 'American Taliban' ask Bush to free him

U.S. deserter faces deportation Christmas Eve

Ga. judge jails Muslim woman over head scarf

Obama named TIME’s 2008 Person of the Year

NASA reports 2008 is ninth warmest year since 1880

(AG) Mukasey recuses himself from $50 billion (Madoff) fraud probe

Bush to leave plans in case of crisis when Obama moves in

Illinois Supreme Court won't hear challenge to Blago's fitness

US says Iraq fails to tackle corrupt high officials

Shoe-Thrower Appears In Court

Motorola freezes pension plans

Rod Blagojevich ready to tell his side of Barack Obama’s 'seat for sale' story

AbitibiBowater may take legal action over N.L. expropriation of assets

Rival cobblers claim credit for shoes hurled at Bush

Bush Schedules Lunch for Obama, Ex-Presidents Carter, Bush, Clinton

US 'to drop Blackwater in Iraq'

House Arrest for Madoff in $7 Million Apartment

Chrysler shuts down all production

Feds seek to freeze Blago campaign fund, sources say

Occupation of General Confederation of Workers in Greece by free workers

Coleman Camp Gets Roughed Up By State Supremes

Republican LaHood Likely Obama’s Transportation Pick

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday December 17

Archeologists unearth ancient city in Peru

Columbo Star Hit By Alzheimer's

Second GOP senator (Brownback) to announce retirement

Bush says 'no debate' about his keeping US safe

U.S. Wants Contractor to Monitor Mercs in A'stan

(SC) Justice Kennedy rejects 2 more challenges to Obama

Obama considers $1 trillion plan to jolt economy

LaHood asked to be Transportation Sec

Mary Schapiro is Barack Obama's choice to head the Securities and Exchange Commission,

Britons vent scorn at U.S. after 24 days in N.C. jails

HRC Slams Inclusion of Antigay Reverend Rick Warren in Obama Inauguration

Feds raid SoCal offices of Ensign Group Inc.

Iraqi official says he's quitting over shoe-tosser

Governor's lawyer sparks fireworks at hearing

Obama urged to end Cuba embargo

Omaha native may be prospective Labor nominee (would be the first openly gay cabinet secretary)

Goldman Sachs’s Tax Rate Drops to 1%, or $14 Million (paid $6 billion in 2007)

Anti-war activists throw shoes outside White House

Ga. judge jails Muslim woman over head scarf

BREAKING NEWS: All Chrysler Plants To Be Idled Dec. 19 - Jan. 19

In Appearance Upstate, Caroline Kennedy Says Little

Shoe thrower Muntazer al-Zaidi's brother Dhargham says he is too injured to face court

GM Is Likely to File for Bankruptcy, Report Says

Military to ratchet up security for Obama inauguration

UK troops to leave Iraq 'by July'

Abandoned horses are on the rise

Gay activists furious with Obama

3 TGI Friday's restaurants close without notice

Rick Warren to give inaugural invocation

Russia to give Lebanon fighter planes

Flint Volt engine plant on hold as GM saves its cash

Opinion: Israeli blockade of Gaza amounts to occupation

Not an isolated incident

Poll: Most Israelis oppose leaving West Bank for Arab world's recognition

Rocket fire raises concern over Gaza truce

Telling it as it is

Abbas says he'll call Palestinian vote `very soon'

Time to end the settlement project

Bush Tries to White-Wash History; Portrays Himself as a Victim

Truthdig: What Future for the Ink-Stained Wretch?

Dude, where's my $700 billion?

Greg Palast: Obama Slam-Duncans Education

Bush Cites Janis Joplin in Shrugging Off 'Shoe Incident'

Another blow to reputation of SEC _ International Tribune lowdown on the Bush ADM. SEC

Media blissfully unaware of how bad lastest Rate Cut news really is.

David Horsey cartoon: At a remote terrorist training camp....

Poll: Obama family puppy should come from shelter

NYT, pg1: Obama Pledge Stirs Hope in Early Education

Coal Mines, Casinos, and Cocaine -The wild mess that awaits Ken Salazar

Arrest energizes pundits (Gene Lyons)

Deepak Chopra: George W. Bush Has Been Throwing Shoes at Us

Joe Conason: The Matter of Caroline's Qualifications

Iraqi Shoe Thrower Given a 'Seinfeld Sentence'

WP, pg1: Friends Say Kennedy Has Long Wanted Public Role; Private Figure Moves Toward Spotlight

Poetry returns to Inauguration of President; "Words matter...carry meaning...carry power...."

Forget Bernard Madoff, E*Trade Baby Charged in Even Bigger Scandal

Obama's education secretary a cheerleader for failed GOP education ''reforms''

Rod Blagojevich ready to tell his side of Barack Obama’s 'seat for sale' story

Reform Visa Program

Glenn Greenwald: Prostitution v. War Crimes: The Real Moral Offense

Garrison Keillor: "Do not flush while seated on toilet"

The United States: A Country Without Mercy

Rick Warren, Obama Invocation Choice, Causing First Real Rift With Progressives

Hartmann: Alexander Hamilton’s Advice To The Obama Administration

Still Lying, Still Allowed To Lie

When Neocons Ruled Washington

BBC: Shoe Reporter's Brother Says He's Been Severely Injured

AP: Madoff Scandal Forcing Foundations to Close

Tom Tomorrow: A Very Sparky Christmas

Chris Matthews and David Corn smack around Bush Iraq War shill Frank Gaffney

Melissa Etheridge vs. Elisabeth Hasselback

Bush Shoe Thrower Speaks!! (Pure Bullshit!)

Naomi Wolf: The Air America Interview

The GOP's Tax Holiday Hoax

Seal Hunt - the desperation of Newfoundland fishermen

Jellyfish invasion

Alan Colmes Tells Coulter She IS a Hate Crime

Cheney Waiting To Be Arrested For War Crimes

If someone commits a crime and everyone's around to see it and does nothing, is it still a crime?

Bush On Economy And Iraq: Don't Blame Me!

Green Technology Product You Attach to Your Tailpipe and Filter CO2!

Juan Williams: Iraqi Protesters Are ‘Ingrate[s]’ Who Should Appreciate U.S. Invasion

The Blade Install Video - Engineer explains how product works.

AP: Shoe-Throwing Chaos Continues in Iraq

W: I’ve abandoned free market principles to save the free market system (1:02)

F**K The Fed

The Shoe Stops With Bush

TYT: Did The Obama Cabinet Pick Push For Gay High School?

TYT: Cenk RIPS Dick Cheney (After He Admits To Use Of Torture)

Code Pink Does "Shoe-In" at White House Rally

Rachel Maddow: Sen. Levin - As Far As I'm Concerned, Cheney Admitted Torture

This is Rick Warren

Rachel Maddow on Conan O'Brien/ Nov. 21, 2008

Army rolls out revised training doctrine

Huachuca soldier dies after road march

Bliss soldier who escaped custody arrested

Judge sequesters jury in Dix plot trial

2nd ex-Ranger sentenced for bank robbery

Pentagon readies 3 anti-IED UAVs

Disability claims lawsuit begins against VA

Thwarted Iraqi bomber blows himself up

Iraq vet gunman held at Los Angeles hospital

(Army Times) Backtalk: Military groups most deserving of government ‘bailout’

Wal-Mart donates $500K to military charities

U.S. worried about need for warrants in Iraq

Sailors blast wear rules for blue cammies

Somali pirates seize 2 vessels in Gulf of Aden

Naval Academy asks for diversity push

UFC fight raises $4M for brain injury research

Former Marine sentenced for sex with minor

Beaufort lance corporal found dead

Pentagon: Russian ships near Cuba are no threat

Marine recruiter arraigned in rape case

Panel: Navy will need oil for decades

F.E. Warren missile wing fails nuke inspection

F-22s to temporarily deploy to 2 Pacific bases

Ariz. lawmakers lobby to base F-35 at Luke

Attempt to burn jettisoned fuel at lake fails

(Air Force Times) Backtalk: Holidays offer chance to reflect on religion-military balance

10 female detainees given to Iraq

Dollar’s fall means more cash in paycheck

Report: $904 billion spent on wars so far

Italian police ask Navy for records to 6 Naples homes

Man who taught at Kubasaki High is indicted in Ky.

Drill addresses hot-button issue

Marine Unit Leading Afghan Troop Boost

Guard Responds to Winter Storm

Navy Ship Arrives in Panama

AAFES halts sale of fuel coupons in Germany

Army cuts back on re-enlistment bonuses

Former Sailor Charged in Oregon Bombing

U.N. OKs land, air attacks on Somali pirates

Citing safety, Marine bulletin declares ‘Party Bus’ off limits

(Army Times) Editorial: Shinseki as VA secretary

Arctic ice volume lowest ever as globe warms: U.N. - Reuters

Taronga's eagle ready for take off

The Good Life Doesn't Have to Cost Us the Planet

Grand Canyon breeding ground for condors

Changes 'amplify Arctic warming' - BBC

Driven: Shai Agassi's Audacious Plan to Put Electric Cars on the Road

Transcript: Obama News Conference Announcing Environment and Energy Team - December 15

Wind turbines could be "disguised" as giant flowers

on msnbc just now saying that blackwater is being dropped for security in Iraq

WMO - Total Arctic Ice Volume Lowest Ever Recorded In 2008 - Reuters

PEMEX Taking Bids For 500 Wells In Chicontepec Region, Famous For Tough Geology & Low Pressure

SAS Solar Farm Goes Live (NC)

Dolphins save Palawan fisherman

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Approves 5-MW Solar Project

U. S. Carolina Study Shows Heat Biggest Natural Fatality Risk For Americans , Thunderstorms #2

Signet Solar to Build 65 MW (per year)Thin Film Manufacturing Plant (NM)

Warming Likely Boon To Corn Earworm, Borer, Other Crop Pests - Reuters

Wind power in line for $1.38b grid boost (Alberta)

Cedar Ridge wind farm begins generating power (WI)

Wyoming in transition to greener energy

Power line from Canada is proposed

Seas will rise faster than (previously) predicted, say scientists

USGS - Sea Level Rise "Will Substantially Exceed" UN & IPCC Projections Before 2100 - Business Green

Japan Leads The Way With No-Waste Lifestyle

Houston Will Turn Hurricane Ike Debris Into Charcoal (Biochar)

BlackLight Power signs first commercial license agreement

Environmentalists file 11th-hour lawsuit to block proposed lease sales in Utah

Solar Hybrids Soak Up the Sun

UA Fairbanks Survey - Methane @ 200X Background Levels In Arctic Seawater As Hydrates Begin Release

Solar home owners oppose wind farm

Sucking carbon out of the air: Are plans to take carbon dioxide out of the air just a pipe dream, or

Shoplifting up during holidays, hard times

Budweiser loses right to Bud name

USA Today helps with disinformation re the Credit Catastrophe - ignores PHIL GRAMM

Calpers To Report Losses of 103% on its Residential Investments

Chrysler Shuts Down All Factories

Wave of Frozen Salaries, Frozen Pension Contributions on the Way

Bernard Madoff on Market Regulation

Auto suppliers fear White House bailout ignores them

Trepidation About Quantitative Easing

On Trying to Inflate Four Truck Tires with a Turkey Baster

The End of Retirement?

WSJ blog: Up to 42% of jobs potentially offshoreable

European car sales slumped 27% in November

Bail Out the Auto Industry? Why Not Take Over Their Health Care Instead?

Inspiring displays of international solidarity at workers’ conference in Tijuana

Auto Worker Vs Banker - two failed - who makes more an hour

Lots of Losers in the ‘Madoff Game’

Mukasey Recuses Himself From Madoff Investigation

The World's Biggest Sleazebag.. calls Madoff a Sleazebag!!!

Wal-Mart & capitalism to blame

Teamsters Oak Harbor Freight Strike Defending Pensions & Health Care Is In 12th Week

Aetna Cuts 1,000 Jobs

An open letter from Michigan auto workers to The South

This Is My Grandfather, the AutoWorker


Looks like it's McClurkin round 2 here on DU

Two Mormons just showed up at my door.

Focus on the Fish

To paraphrase a chant from MILK:

Where's the fucking post where Skinner said GLBT would be supported

I feel used.

Before it gets deleted...

Can someone tell me what proportion of people are gay?

Life's "building blocks" scattered throughout the Milky Way, so . . .

Rick Warren, Obama Invocation Choice, Causing First Real Rift With Progressives

Please please please know that not all of DU supports Obama on Warren

Rick Warren will be giving the opening prayer at Obama's inauguration

Rick Warren compares abortion to the Holocaust, attacks mainline churches and gay rights

I'm going to repost my daywithoutagay speech here because it got spirited away to "health"

"It's just a prayer" -- ARRRGGGHHHHHHH

I think this Rick Warren selection is a sign of bad things to come from Obama.

Why we should be pissed -- and afraid -- at Rick Warren giving Obama's Inaugural Prayer

Since Jan 2004, I've never put anyone on ignore until today - now I

Slang terminology or jokes about GLBT are no longer acceptable.

This NYTs column could use some love in the comments section, fyi:

Is anybody really surprised about Rick Warren?

I am sad to see the "Get Over It" attitude here on DU RE: Rick Warren...

Grand Apology to Those Here Who Saw This Betrayal Coming.

Friends. I have some sad news.

Does anyone know of a charity we can donate to in MaddieJoan's memory?

Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld - Cuba

translate please (spanish to english)

"The leftwing will not rule Colombia"

agreement on creation of South American Defense Council

Mercosur expresses solidarity with U.S.-spurned Bolivia

Latin American leaders back Cuba, hope for changes in US ties

100+ Experts Question Human Rights Watch's Venezuela Report

Mike Tyson

Holyfield, 46, Will Soon Fight for His Fifth Title

The 5 Worst Officiating Calls of 2008

Sammy Baugh - a true NFL legend - dies at 94...

Happy Birthday, LisaM

My doctor thinks I have a brain tumor, but I can't afford an MRI. Anyway, here's a speech I wrote.

I just saw the first commercial for a stevia based sweetener

Top 10 Medical Breakthrough

Thinking of getting a new tarot deck- anyone here have Druidcraft?

Dolphins and whales save Palawan fisherman

Broke is the new cool....

A request of this wonderful group....

Losing it...., seriously, WTF...?

Seeking some psychic insight on my son's health

Need a Spiritual take on this Invocation by Rick Warren..

Any reading suggestions?

Citizens to Nickels: Hands Off Our Guns

If anyone is interested in a Canon Rebel

Morro Dunes - San Simeon St Beach, 12/17/08

Ocean photos from the air

Nevada Sunset

Morro Dunes, 12/17/08

Two Basists

Why photographers save or should

Simple Basic German Potato Salad

Easy-as-Pie Pizza Contest - Win $

Now I love her even more!

Spinning water droplets behave like black holes

Drillers break into magma chamber

Mekong a 'treasure trove' of 1,000 newly discovered species (CNN)

Archimedes and the 2000-year-old computer

Short-armed raptor found in Argentina

Why it's not as simple as God vs the multiverse

Rubik's Cube: Specializing in Problems That Only Seem Impossible to Solve

Ancient Magma 'Superpiles' May Have Shaped The Continents

If programming languages were religions

Drillers break into Magma Chamber

Mercury or Bust: - Chasing Down the Galaxy's Fastest Planet

"The best basketball-playing Cabinet in American history"

Inaugural Ceremony participants, program announced

Arne Duncan, Merit Pay, and Materialistic America

School Teachers (K-12) Inauguration Info/Nickelodeon

Sexual Harassment in Education

George W. Bush's notorious inability to act, shows that 9/11 was HIS failure.

Fratto: ‘No One Could Have Anticipated’ Terrorists Flying Planes Into Buildings Before 9/11»

Career Army officer sues Rumsfeld, Cheney, saying no evacuation order given on 9/11

A Very Depressing Thing about DU.

X-Posted: Gratitude to Teachers

30 percent more McLennan County residents getting food stamps

Cornyn wants Abbott to replace KBH

Austinite activist and candidate Jennifer Gale has passed away.

McGuinty to big banks: 'No'

Ice blamed for Whistler tower collapse

Poznan press coverage of Sen. Kerry from last week

Boston Herald OpEd b y Sen. Kerry, 12/15/08

Small Biz Comm releases report on Veterans Corp (ah, might want to read about this.)

Kerry, Casey Urge State Department to Drop Blackwater

XPOST: Another example of the honesty of British politicians and the gentle nature of our police ...

You can't rule the world with Old Etonians says Davis

What is a loss?

MigrationWatch is twisting the truth