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Archives: December 18, 2008

John Gauger

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

Media Matters for America: MSNBC's shoddy "obsessive and misleading" Blago coverage

A question for investment gurus: Is this good or bad?

"We love you, Victor"

Did they really do this on Letterman (West Coast spoiler warning)?

Sweden introduces rules to boost employment (6.2% unemployment = more immigration!"

Taliban has a permanent presence in almost three-quarters of Afghanistan and is closing in on Kabul

How come Cheney's visit to the CIA is always left out of the intelligence talks?

Pursuit of criminals in Iraq and Afghanistan is not a war

Show some love for another DU thread (link inside) ...

Lying sack of shit Robert Gates still lying on PBS's Charlie Rose

The One, Single Acceptable Reason for Warren - For Me.

So what happens if Rick Warren becomes more open minded after hanging around with Obama?

Motorola freezes pension plan, cuts other benefits

Did'ya ever notice? (channeling Andy Rooney)

Giving the Invocation/Benediction is not a cabinet post.

I pray to nasdaq that many of you here will be re-incarnated as a minority

Happy Holidays DUers

Neil Irvin On Washington Journal

The song and dance that they do just makes me sick...

Sean Hannity: Media Matters' 2008 Misinformer of the Year

David Sirota: Did America Get Punk'd on the Bailout?

Open Letter to Obama

Blame the unions

Zimbabwe Cholera Death Toll Rises to 1,111, UN Says

The portrait project

An Example on How the media slants news for Bush..MSNBC.for example

Pakistan Denies Militant Under Arrest(After Confirming Same Militant Under Arrest 9 Days Ago)

Coal reserves vastly less than thought

Fix the economy with carrots and sticks.

Need to get around blocking software?

Four Generals Among 35 Arrested in 'Coup' Plot, by Maliki's Force

Rick Warren at the Inauguration is like having David Duke being the keynote

The Torture Report...nytimes

Question About State of Emergency Funds

Iraqi Journalist's Shoes 'Destroyed' After Bush Attack

I am saddened, heartbroken, and crying over the loss of (former) long-time DUer maddiejoan

The shoe-flap has emboldened Iran...

The great AG Mukasey recuses himself from the Madoff

Illegal Aliens: Discuss

"And Now For My Next Magic Trick, Watch Me Pull A Rabbit ..

Isn't Warren the same guy that chaired that debate?? or whatever that event was?

The big surge lie, or Iraq is imploding.

Petraeus proposes withdrawal timetable. Tough choice for Obama

some perspective

Just as Afghanistan bankrupted the USSR, the same is happening to the US

Hopes Dim for Settling Minnesota Senate Race by Friday

The Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines questioned legality of torture decision...


How come Bernie Kerik's case has not reached the courts

The truth about Jamaicans and snow - fall down funny

"Shoe Thrower Apologizes"

To progressive Christians on this board, I urge you to watch this video:

Where it all went wrong...

New credit card protections don't take effect until JULY 2010

Blagojevich strikes back

Cheney Defends Torture: It ‘Would Have Been Unethical Or Immoral’ For Us Not To Torture»

Tumor in Colorado newborn's brain contained foot

Dupe - please delete...

The Nation: A Bigot, Anti-Choice Pastor Picked for Obama's Inauguration

Porsche sales fall 9.7% as crisis crimps demand

Comments regarding the Rick Warren pick overwhelmingly positive at CNN site. Weigh in here

I have a lot of patience but, I have given up on Morning Joe...

Hey, a surge in Afghanistan AND homophobia too!!! WE WON!!! WE WON!!!

Test Warren To SEE If He Really Speaks For The Lord...

Cheney Defends Torture: It ‘Would Have Been Unethical Or Immoral’ For Us Not To Torture

Are you offended when someone wishes you the generic "happy holidays?" Newspaper poll

i suck

Lieberman Panned In Poll, Admonished By State Democrats

Adolf Hitler, 3 yrs and his Parents. I am Just Speechless

Is Obama 'reaching out' to evangelicals, or is he kissing their asses?

So...AIG employees get 'retention pay' while auto plants close down for a month

A layman's search for the weakest link

So, do you think there will be stimilus check for individuals next year?

Cheney: Bush will be popular in 30 years.»

Will Obama surpass Bush's TOTAL in press conferences before he is inaugurated?

PHOTO: Let's play that old Sesame Street game, "One of these things is not like the other"

bu$h* is considering his 'successor' in the auto bailout

2fer: Sorry SPECTER. and PALIN's 87 boxes of unopened mail, 200 interview requests

Joe Scar started his lauding of Bush*... I watch this program because

Is Rod Blagojevich guilty as charged?

The Rude Pundit: Regarding Torture, Detention, and Morality

Kids Asking Santa For Food, Not Toys (Heartbreaking)

this is a rant about Wash. Journal

Can I suggest the following protest? It ain't much, but if you're in the DC area....

Bush jams traffice yet again

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

"the upcoming depression could be greater than the Great Depression."

Can someone remind me: what is the limit for gifting the mail carrier?

UN says 33 countries in need of food aid

Shoe-Thrower Still Hidden Away


House passed credit card reform in September- Sen Dodd does nothing

Treasury says New York firm is a front for Iranian bank

US Troops Reportedly Open Fire On Fallujah Students at Shoe Rally

NYPD cop facing prison time for citizen abuse exposed on Youtube

Delete, dupe (nt)

This Franken First Person Video Piece On Absentee Ballots Is A Winner ... LINK

Hey!!! DU,, where did all the hate come from??

I'm trying to think of Warren this way..

Fed unleashes greatest bubble of all: John Kemp

Just a quote to ponder on the Warren Issue...

Vilsack’s Nomination Have Some Wondering: Agribusiness as Usual?

Can the mailman torture drug-dealers on his route?

Damn sam, its keeping me busy ignoring threads these last few days

Damn sam, its keeping me busy ignoring threads these last few days

Hope & Change mean nothing.

A Mail Carrier brings gifts to a home on Christmas Eve.

What if Obama picked Farrakhan instead of Warren?

Iraq Bans Security Contractor (Blackwater)

Busting up the middle class via the UAW

"We're choking off their financing, disrupting operations, we've killed or captured hundreds..."

Bush signed his long-threatened rule that allows health care providers to pick and choose

Blago impeachment hearings live.

I keep saying I will wait for the first hundred days to really decide

Thanks to the shoe thrower...Bush may not be able to speak at some events in the USA

I bet Bush doesn't help "the big three"...

Poet Elizabeth Alexander to read at Obama's inauguration

The Denouement of Howard Dean? -- Washington Post

I wonder if Obama or his people predicted the Warren firestorm?

No conflict of interest here, just move along, go on, nothing to see here.....

I'm pissed that Rev. Wright wasn't asked to give the invocation

I think we need a special High Dudgeon forum

I think we need a special High Dudgeon forum

How would a bridge loan save the big three?

You wanna talk 'Dynasty'? Yeah? I got your Dynasty right here!

Planner Of Rwandan Massacres Convicted Of Genocide

For a bunch of bright people we sure are slow learners...

Bad Budget News from WA State

Is it appropriate for a male boss to give a gift to a female subordinate

Do you ever hesitate or jumble your words when asked about corruption?

Mika Brzezinski Mugged In Washington

Pro-Gay Marriage Rev Lowery To Deliver Benediction at Obama’s Inaugural

Progressives pressure Congress to pass stimulus

Women's Health Groups Slam Bush's New 'Right Of Conscience' Rule

Minn Recount: Brett Favre Beats Lizard People-Coleman gets Vote Franken loses Vote

Who says we should want to share a "big tent" with wingnuts?

Is it possible that death is stalking Rick Warren?

Take a look at who replaced Virgil Goode (R - Lunatic)

The 'Flying Spaghetti Monster' doesn't stop Al Franken from getting a vote.

Time to start working on building the Democratic Coalition for 2010

Gates Backs Obama’s Promise To Close Guantanamo: It Will Be A ‘High Priority’»

Earth to Great Lakes States--Chimp hates you and your Union Jobs.

*Shakes head*

Shoe thrower, al-Zaidi/al-Zeidi UPDATE (articles, links...)

Shoe thrower, al-Zaidi/al-Zeidi UPDATE (articles, links...)

UPDATE: Longworth House Office buiding evacuated - steam valve at fault

Obama should have asked Michael Beckwith to do the invocation

hey.. randi Rhodes, Hartman etc are streamed by 1480 KPHX >>LINK>>

I just lost one of my oldest friends.

So, Pres. elect Obama's 'new' generals have completed an Iraq withdrawal plan

The "correct" answer: no religious ceremony within the inauguration.

By DEMOCRATIC GOVERNORS: Auto industry ties economy together

Rick Warren received a letter of GRATITUDE from James Dobson for his anti-gay efforts

I'm sorry if I offended anyone.

Are you religious?

Gay Band to March in Inauguration Parade (First Time Ever)

I just have to get this off my chest - is this hypocrisy at DU?

Please K&R this thread if you're sick of being asked to K&R threads

Another great reason that Warren should not have gotten the nod

A sign of the state of the economy...

Famous and Infamous Moments in Shoe History

I just have one question. Why can't America throw the conservative fundies under the bus?

'Race' - a poem by the woman chosen to read at the inaugural

Yo Obama, America doesn't want to forgive war criminals and bigots

An "orderly bankruptcy" Wall Street gets filet mignon, main street gets road kill -

AG's son Marc L. Mukasey of Bracewell & Giuliani defending Madoff partner

Wouldn't oversight of the bailout be a good way to create jobs?

What would happen to GM stocks if GM declared bankruptcy?

If I post a pic of a squirrel with a Santa hat and Xmas light nuts, will people Recommend my post?

Chuck Todd has just been appointed chief White House correspondent for NBC News.

Barack Obama is a VERY intelligent man -- I'm going to trust him for now.

Do not caption this picture

Another deadly, bungling raid by the U.S. military in Afghanistan

**On CNN shortly - Billey Joe Johnson's father and mother to be interviewed**

We've got over a foot of SNOW in Henderson (Las Vegas)!!!

Our taxes at work....again: Congress is giving itself a raise

Are companies required to report the number/percentage of employees who are U.S. citizens?

Blagojevich Arrest Grabs Public Attention

YAY!1 Ron KIRK to got *some*thing in the Administration -- U.S. Trade Representative

So What If Rick Warren Gives The Invocation?

Maliki's Mass Arrests: Thwarted Coup or Power Grab?

As everyone knows, I´m a firece advocate for African Americans,

Obama sure has a lot of "Jesus pals." However, they're

Florida's Crazies are at it again.

"Cheney to Emanuel: Control your VP" - (Vice Pres if the USA, but still the king of irony)

An "orderly bankruptcy" Wall Street gets filet mignon, main street gets road kill -

What's the Matter With Rick Warren? "picking Warren is a slap in the face to progressive ministers"

There is also to be a Benediction at the inaugural...

MSNBC Slideshow: "The Shoe Throw Heard Round The World"

Blago drama for Obama - Headlines 12/18/08

Save the snark. This question is intended to be serious: Is Ken Lay Really Dead?

Fuck you Donald Trump (on the phone with Blitzer)

New SEC chief gave Bernard Madoff's son a job

Kathy Fuld's secret shopping sprees

The problem with pandering to homophobes

Rec if you got wrecked and got in a wreck driving an old wreck on the way to the rec center

So if a racist minister delivered the inagural invocation

"Speak up at Sen. Daschle's house parties" - Physicians For National Health Care

Now that we won't have Bush/Cheny to kick around

Did any of your friends vote for Prop 8?

July, 2010? WTF!!?

Dems: New Credit Card Regs Are No Substitute for Legislation

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2- The eCONomy game

I don't understand why it is so important

Does anyone know how extacy is packaged?

Post from a right wing site...RE: Warren.

Bush, re: Auto companies' bankruptcy: Doesn't want to leave a mess for Obama!

Hilda Solis will be Labor Secretary. She's the past chair of the CPC

President-Elect Obama's Animal Welfare Team - HSUS

Gay-hating xtian psycho picked to speak at fascist country's inauguration?

Can anybody translate from CopSpeak to English (the news conference on MSNBC now re: Caylee Anthony)

Exxon Mobil Slapped With $6.1 Million Fine

It hasn't happened yet, but what is the message for tax-paying citizens ...

I am betting that Madoff (with $50B) guy with the mink ankle bracelet NEVER serves one day in jail

bu$h* Weighs ‘Orderly’ Bankruptcy for Automakers - orderly union busting imo

How has the Warren debacle affected your expectations for Obama's presidency?

Tweety day three - Torture and the Bush administration

Charities to give to over the holidays? (And other times too, of course!)

Shoe Shoe Iraqi Coup!

Bush Considering 'Orderly' Auto Bankruptcy

In the Franken/Coleman recount they just allowed a vote

Conservative Leader Paul Weyrich Dies

Bill Ayers Whitewashes History: The Weathermen Were Not Just A Bunch Of Idealistic Young People

Anybody who refers to him as "Don Rumsfeld" belongs in jail with him

Increase in theft at work?

Do we stand with the 14th Amendment or not? What is an invocation anyway?

Re: Rick Warren: Why Not?

Swell. Now we're going to bomb Somalia.

Describing idiot son in one word...

Franken behind by only 16 votes Sweeeet !

Franken behind by only 16 votes Sweeeet !


When are we gonna see FRANKEN LEADING??? I am tired of "GAINING, Catching Up...."

(not flame bait, looking for data) Has Obama ever changed his mind as a result of public pressure?

Those not watching, we are seeing history in MN

this is a riot: "Newspaper Corrections of the year"

MN-Sen: Difference now down to 100

Pentagon staff writing plan to empty prison camps

StarTribune is projecting a Franken win by 89 votes

China says lending to US will not go on forever

Can Someone Put A Camera On COLEMAN When FRANKEN TAKES THE LEAD????

wasn't it somehow agreed that no one is going to buy a car from a bankrupt car manufacturer?

This is good: George W. Bush's "Nightmare Before Christmas"

Ironically, Obama has chosen a closeted homosexual/homophobe to give the invocation

lynndie england should be released from prison...she was following orders

New York Times demands: Prosecute Cheney, Gonzalez, Addington, etc. Doubts Obama will come through

Majel Roddenberry Dies Of Leukemia At Age 76


Hamas: Israeli-Gaza Truce is Over

Raise your hand if...

Want to have some fun? Throw a shoe at Dimson!

Fox News: Recommends tipping to give Xmas bonuses.

"I have, you know, quite a lot to learn..."

Yes, Obama picked THIS Rick Warren.

George W. Bush Library

Is It Just Me, Or Is The MN Recount Process Like TheMostTransparentThingEVER ?

Bush isn't working on a plan to help auto workers - He's 'making up his mind'.

Reasons People Post and Don't Look at the Responses

My Letter to Senator Richard Shelby (R - Alabama)

Here's how I think the Auto bailout will go

From Global Crisis to "Global Government"

Question: Why do those of us who are "straight" feel the need to say that when we defend GLBT

I had fun with this !!!

I am seeing an incredible increase in cash vs credit card sales.

This calmed me down. Hope it does for you. too.

MN Senate Recount: Now It's Al Franken's To Lose

We will not have another depression, but our economy will change as it never has before

Father To Daughter: Don't Marry DREW PETERSON

If your doctor doesn't like gay people, he/she no longer has to treat you

Coleman Lead down to 47 in Minn recount

An interesting look into the world of boozin' & cruisin'.

Obama's Hawk

Obama's Hawk

The Invasion of the Pajama-gram ads...

What is your favorite example of a Freeper being a Freeper?

Question for DUers particularly economists

Even a substantial increase in government benefits can't seem to help this NY-based Welfare Queen...

At least some good news today: Paul Weyrich died.

The "Republicans are for it, so it must be bad" phenomenon

So, if you were to kick a thread

Court refuses to hear BC sex workers' case

Homosexuals: if you think you know why people are then

Did Joe Scarborough speak 21 times or more on the phone about Lori Klausitis?

Report: Gonzales And Rice Appear To Have Lied To Congress About Vetting Bush’s Pre-War Uranium Claim

"Unfair, unreasonable, and deceptive," but let's keep doing it until July 2010. Then you're TOAST.

Major Matthew Alexander: 'We Owe It To Our Troops To Protect Them - By Not Conducting Torture'

"The Day the Earth Stood Still" film remake not worth watching

bush: "I didn't compromise my soul to be a popular guy"

"On Wall Street, Bonuses, Not Profits, Were Real" (or How Average Americans were Fleeced!)

“You have a lot of wealthy people who made a lot of money on handshakes,”-Madoff

Federal Reserve sets stage for Weimar-style Hyperinflation

Defrocked pastor promoting documentary about own gay sex scandal

Hartmann: Choice of Rick Warren may open Warren's supporters' minds & hearts to Obama

What Would You Do?

You will know their names....I will make them famous

We interrupt the Warren Tsouris to bring two pieces of good news

In the not-too-distant future: The New York Times, July 4, 2009

British forces to begin rapid withdrawal from Iraq by May 31 - Here comes the flowers

New Bush Administration Rule Is An Assault On Women’s Health Care

Franken is gaining ground fast today.

German foreign minister denies helping US fight Iraq war

Wheel in the sky wows local residents

Enough with the carols!

Enough with the carols!

New SEC chief gave Bernard Madoff's son a job

Iraq ministry says employees killed in US raid at facility belonging to the Iraqi Grain Board

KOs got a good program tonight

Insurance loophole claimed in fire deaths: Company says smoke that killed 3 was 'pollution'

al-Maliki has rescinded the old "one AK-47 per household" rule

MarketWatch: Ten Clues that tell us a new Wall Street bubble is inflating

Marine sergeant acquitted in the killing of four Iraqi prisoners wants to rejoin Riverside police

Everybody: GO! AL! GO!!!

Can cities save the planet?

Heads up: Lincoln's White House on at 9 p.m. EST on CSpan.

And isn't it ironic... don't you think

Tonga, most other coalition countries leaving Iraq

SEC looks into Madoff's niece, Shana Madoff, wife of former SEC attorney Eric Swanson

Breaking: Bush is considering an "orderly bankruptcy" for automakers

Think you have better aim than the shoe-thrower??

Clinton, Murray vow reversal of Bush abortion rule

The truth is the main roadblock to gay rights is:

DUI driver sues driver she hit

IRONY ALERT: New Obama pick would be Secretary of Navy he can't openly serve in.

How did you overcome worrying about what others think of your opinions, even

Separated at birth? Rick Warren and Chuck Todd?

‘Incompetent’ is the top word that Americans associate with President Bush.

‘Incompetent’ is the top word that Americans associate with President Bush.


New U.S. intelligence report warns 'victory' not certain in Iraq

Harvard's Holdren to be Obama's science adviser

In Minnesota, Six Inches of Confusion (Minn. Supreme Court decision)

Should inauguration attendees turn their backs when Rick Warren speaks at the inauguration?

Would you support the waterboarding of bush & cheney to extract information?

U.S. balks at decriminalizing homosexuality

The O bots are coming, the O bots are coming.

Ahhhnuld determined to terminate California

Guess what? Get shipped to Iraq and Afganistan, and then when you try to come back:

Snow falls in Los Angeles.....Global Warming-denying Freepers go Apeshit

Military contractor in Iraq holds foreign workers in warehouses

Military contractor in Iraq holds foreign workers in warehouses

So it looks that bush was never planning on a "bridge loan", but to force bankrupcy

Minnesota Supreme Court ruling could help Coleman

I just wanted to say that I like Obama's labor secretary pick.

How many DU'ers have managed to Save and how many are Under Water with Nothing...and some Inbetween

Reps. Waxman, Dingell reach power-sharing accord

Speaking of logical fallacies, there are two that keep cropping up with more and more frequency.

M$NBC is having a great two hours on scams and Madoff was right at the top of hour one.

The Shoe Thrown Around The World

First of all, management at GM and Chrysler would not cry if the union was busted...

Regarding the "moral objection" for health care workers. A solution.

We think that people who'd name their child Adolf Hitler are capable of being parents...

The Quiet American

As twittered early this evening by Rachel Maddow:

Bigotry is Bigotry

almost 45 million "hits" at in the last couple of days....

Maybe we should separate church and state and not have invocations?

And yet, here in the real world...

Calif. Court: Would-be Good Samaritan can be sued

The thread at the top of the DU Home Page is a big Fuck You to gay and lesbian Americans

Why do you have more rights than I do?

WaPo: Obama's Inaugural Mistake

The term "managed bankruptcy" reminds me a lot of Bushco's Katrina

Do You Want To Play a Game? ... "Sock and Awe" Free Online Game pits players against President

It's getting ugly out there (and maybe some good news)

What a WONDERFUL headline. Look at the Huff Post front page

I believe in Gay Marriage

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

ESPN - live - Nebraska vs. Penn women's volleyball NCAA semifinal match is all tied 2-2

For Obama to heal the damage caused by the choice of Warren he needs to come out for equal rights

Global warming - they really are like . . .

Please think about the power of language: Two online articles about a child with a foot in his head

Can the manufacturing sector of the US economy return?

Holy Shit.....there is some amazingly egotistical crap on DU re: Warren.

Stacy Taylor fired from 1700 AM San Diego

From the who would have ever guess it file: Venezuela mulls abolishing term limits

I'm so sick of the apologist wimps here.

Picture Of The Day "Franken Victory Projected"!

AP: Did Bernard Madoff act alone? Investors doubt it

(Breaking Rumor): Rep. Hilda Solis (CA-32) to be Secretary of Labor

Anderson Cooper just now.

Order your 2009 Sarah Palin Calendar Here

Three pretty reliable constants: Air is a gas, water is a liquid and Glenn Beck is an idiot

Why can't the president be sworn in by the Chief Justice of the SCOTUS...

Obama is a fierce advocate for LGBT Americans....

Should Obama do something to reach out to progressives at inauguration?

Time after time after time, "the extreme left" has been proven correct and the "pragmatic centrists"

CNN reporting Al Franken has 89 vote lead with count completed

I'll say it here, publicaly

Organized labor 'thrilled' with Obama's pick for labor secretary

Please feel free to complain today to this person:

Rick Warren didn't try to stop Bush from TORTURING because he "doesn't deal with policy issues"

What are you doing here?

Skinner: Can you wipe the GD-Presidential Forum and make a GD-Warren Forum.

What do you think about Patterson's Obesity tax?

Are we back to days of Mythical Robin Hood? Will the Peasants Revolt? "London Banker" has Views:

Who's more discriminated against? Gays or Atheists?

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3- Of senators, changeovers and X-mas...

The Official "If-not-Rick-Warren-then-who?" Poll!

BTW- Perriello BEAT Goode. Virginia 5th. by 727 votes

How long would it take for you to confess to doing 9-11 under torture?

Earmark helps businesses, not troops

Seeing red after a call from Citigroup Mortgage

if anyone says they think homosexuality is a "choice", ask them this

Site feature suggestion

Site feature suggestion

Tony Perkins (hideous fundie tool) says the following

United States the ONLY western nation against decriminalizing homosexuality

Ten Reasons Why Gay Marriage is Wrong

Christmas Wars Episode II: Attack of the Fundie Clowns

Rice: Bush didn't ignore any 9/11 'warning,' because there was no 'when, where, how'

The Bush Regime Has Declared War on Hope and Change and the American Worker

arne duncan? Fuck That

please DU my 182nd ltte on the refugee situation in iraq

If not Rick Warren, then who? Post your suggestions here.

Top Baby Names of 2008

Kerry: US must win hearts, too, in Afghanistan - Kerry should know better


More Shenanigans From Pinellas County DEC Thurmanites! When ARE Rules RULES?

"Where are the racists, Mr. Obama?"

Wall Street Exec’s Design Scheme To Steal Everything

Franken Gaining fast today

You know what I find telling? In any recount you can always count on the republican to fight to

Liberal base, gays, outraged at rick warren invocation

It's getting just too damn depressing

Rep. Diane Degette for Sen. Salazar's seat!- she's on Rachel right now

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1- If the Shoe flies...

Obama: No More Of The "we only have one president at a time" B.S.

How much effort does it take to kick and recommend a thread?

BREAKING NEWS!!!! Michelle Duggar NOT pregnant

I took a break from my website files to read the news on du...

OBAMA: "I am a fierce advocate for gay and lesbian americans"

Report: Gonzales And Rice Appear To Have Lied To Congress About Vetting Bush’s Pre-War Uranium Claim

i'll tell you when i'll be okay to let Warren have ANY public face time with Obama:

New Report: White Vigilantes shot and killed blacks in Katrina (The Nation)

"Only soldiers understand how the terrors of war and the horrors of the battlefield affect the soul"

Does anybody have any idea where all the money went?

If you met bush at a party would you be polite or would you call him a monster?

The final word on all those inane threads regarding the same inane topic:


Throw your own shoe at Bush

Am I the only one secretly hoping NY picks Michael Moore as their next senator?

If Obama Fails to Prosecute War Crimes, Is He A Criminal Too?

Fort Worth "CHRISTIAN" Day Care..Uses spanking as potty training tool. Shut Them Down...

GPS chips in Firearms; the time is now

Release from Barney Frank: 'I am very disappointed by Obama’s decision to honor Reverend Warren'

EVERY Credit Card...

Arkansas woman gives birth to her 18th child

Lawsuit: 12-Year-Old Girl Assaulted By Police During Prostitution Raid On Wrong House

I kind of miss being called a faggot.

Known Unknowns: Unconventional "Strategic Shocks" in Defense Strategy Development

Robert Fisk reported from Baghdad as the missiles were falling in March 2003

Honk if you think the reason the Republicans fought against tax increases for

If we had a parliamentary system with coalition government...


Woman accused of trying to sell 'gothic kittens'

Jane Smiley: Joe Biden Asked Me For Money Today

Stormtrooper Christmas

Dusty Foggo is not outside tonight

Jerry Oconnell as Rod Blagojovic

Excuse the noise. The beagle is snoring. nt

"I Believe In Father Christmas"- Greg Lake

Google Money Tree = Scam = Why does DU let them advertise?!

Good night, and have a wonderful holiday.

Good to see WW XXV has started here at DU.

It's 2:20 a.m. and I JUST FINISHED my last paper for the semester...

Wow, it is foggy in Houston, driving home was fun.

Click Survey..Where did YOU click?

News of the weird, Tumor in Colorado newborn's brain contained foot

What's the big deal about this David Beckham guy?

Sign says STOP buddy


Lost In The Dustup Over Rick Warren Giving The Inaugural Invocation

Do you support the rights of LGBT citizens of the United States to be legally married?

Town de-ices the road using garlic salt

The Nation "Party Cannibals" the Democratic agenda was hijacked.

Anyone seen Midlo this morning?

Okay. Liberal Veteran 0, Snow 1

My tire is flat.

Today Show allows guest to push old urban legend.

Actor Karl Malden and wife Mona Greenberg celebrate their 70th anniversary today:

I just can't get warm!

Good morning Lounge

This is my post number 666. I call it the AntiPost. See it now.

i suck

I guess Warren Beatty is speaking Jan. 20, and BOY are people pissed.

An UN-PC joke to start your day :)

People seem to have forgotten that Obama's a politician.

Pics from the fall Renaissance Festival (pic heavy)

Paging Parche -- Retired Space Shuttles up for grabs

Happy Birthday Keef!

Now THIS is what I call a water fountain

I wonder how a proselytizing Xian would act if, when they're trying

Mail marked "Not at this address" --what does the P.O. do with them?

damn you, lounge!

Does Obama think he can execute a "capitulation disguised as compromise" platform w/o us noticing?

Narcissa's Next Victim: Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony's Relationship On the Rocks

A Mail Carrier brings gifts to a home on Christmas Eve.

Is Nickelback a country & western band?

I started a flamewar that started the whole world screaming . . .

Waste less ink by... using a font with holes? Well, that's original.

Man, I love the Lounge. GDP is getting just way too insane for me. Almost as bad as it was during

Tumor in Colorado newborn's brain contained foot

throw shoes at the blivet

Revising ‘Sex’ for the 21st Century

Latin Speaking DU'ers: Help - does 'Solvo Reputo' mean Freethinker?

Jesus is the reason for

At first, you might wonder how I did this. Probably not, though.

It's Thursday, by big music day

Gerry Mulligan appreciation thread.

I've gotten a bunch of "Adobe Photoshop Stonehenge Edition" spam the last two days

Lou Reed - Perfect Day

I get up, I get down

I was sent home from work due to snow. What should I do with my day?

OK, I now have, so far today, eaten 3 of those gigantic pears from Harry & David

I Am D. Jones

Telemarketers calling me on cell phones may get their calls answered...

Anybody want to adopt a cat for Christmas? (Dallas area)

We Are Probably Going To Have A White Christmas

Now that I'm drug free, I can become alcohol dependant.

I'm still groggy from general synaesthesia


Big boots found: Check.

Sock and Awe!!

welcome to postpartisanship.

welcome to postpartisanship.

Police: Suspicious wife who demands to smell husband's genitals beaten

So I wonder how bunco night went...

Happy Monkey, everybody!

If you had a Warning Label what would it read?

I'm still groggy from general anesthesia

The Sun (U.K.) claims that Eddie Murphy will play The Riddler in the next Batman film

Please K&R this thread if you're sick of being asked to K&R threads

I feel so badly for my Professor...Lost both of her parents in a month

Please keep my Yanni boy in your thoughts

Why do so many people like "Gilligan's Island?"

Movie lineup for "Mystery Science Theater 3000 XIV" DVD (2/3/09) announced

Anyone have a Freeagent Go?

Are there any no-bake cookies that don't taste/feel/look like congealed vomit?

I just want to apologize to my sissy

Why don't subject lines containing quotation marks show up in My Recent Posts?

I'm bringing my "Rick Rage" right here into The Lounge

Brokedown palace is on - should get me prepped for this move to China

Thank Qat I don't have to go into work!

Are you shellfish if you don't want squids?

Anyone else notice the film "Stick It"

FYI--It's "cojones," not "cajones." Spread the word. nt

Playwright David Mamet gets off his best line ever -- and it isn't in one of his plays

Someone call Harry Stamper & the Gang - Armageddon could happen in April 13th 2036

Does anyone know how extacy is packaged?

Rec if you got wrecked and got in a wreck driving an old wreck on the way to the rec center

One man, two shoes, and a very very small measure of justice

Look at the cute horse!

Look at the cute horse!

About "Same Old Lang Syne" by Dan Fogelberg.

Can I get some Avatar help, Lounge?

There are approximately 17,348 versions of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

The ONE post in General Discussion worth reading today:

lol...a 're-imagined' Willy Wonka movie trailer

Ye gods, I hate the "Reply All" feature.

Do you have a problem with an SO / potential SO having lots of friends of the opposite sex?

Drew Carey= worst gameshow host ever

LeftyMom has clogged up my series of tubes!

What a difference a day makes. Yesterday, there was not even a dusting of snow. Now.

So what kind of music do you want me to YouTube today?

Tomorrow's my birfday!! Guess what I got?

Wow! Today is "I can't believe that person is still alive" day!

The phrase of the day is "hideous fundie tool". Modify any thread to contain "hideous fundie tool".

Saturday-Las Vegas bowl (BYU vs. Arizona)-national anthem...HASSELHOFF!!!

I have a cold

Anyone else leave a shot and a beer for Santa every Xmas Eve?

College students who wrote a paper (ANY paper) this term: just for fun

Does the thing in the Philips ad look like a domokun to anyone else?

Christmas Tree getting eaten by cat

Once again I ask: "Scary ghost stories" at Christmas?

How the hell does one get "honored by the Louvre" exactly?

Aside from being a way to screw you out of another fifteen bucks more quickly...

To those who've grown up bilingual: history of Alzheimer's in your family?

Pierced 'Gothic Kittens' Marketed On Web

Midnight reg boosts coal plants

What do Dick Cheney, Britney Spears, and Bertrand Russell have in common?

Can you order groceries online?

straight up

OK - What's with all the posts that begin with "OK?"

Posting this because it's just awesomely cool.

OK David Gilmour's first Solo....

Favorite DU/DEW/DUE/DOO?

What exactly does it mean when an alcoholic beverage has a dry finish?

Pierced "gothic" kittens marketed on Web

OMG! Our new communications center guy....

What's more relaxing than smoking a fistful of blunts?

1000 HP SUV... At least our friends in Dubai are thriving in the global slowdown...

The Invasion of the Pajama-gram ads...

Food Pantry Stew

Wheat Thin Garlic & Herb Low Fat Crackers - they're fricking 'Cracker Crack'

It's bloody foggy outside tonight.

Butter, then beat it hard about 50 strokes

Note to self...

I wish I could learn to like coffee.

Favorite obscure joke in a video game?

Keanu Reeves, not finished violating Sci Fi, plans Cowboy Bebop movie.

Did everyone have a nice Christmas?

Ahhhhhhhh......the Lounge.

What on God's good earth are no-bake cookies?

uh... all my bookmarks have been deleted. I use Firefox. Anyone know why? n/t

HOLY SHIT!! Dan Snyder to rename the Washington Redskins. Finds it offensive...

Check out the perfect bid on the Price is Right

What's all this about GD:P in a huge furor over Warrant?

I just had my ass kicked by Kenny Wayne Shepherd playing Voodoo Chile

Damned if you do and Damned if you don't - there's just one thing I have to say about that...

What's your favorite "no-Bake" xmas cookie?

I liked it better when it was cold

Why are "Away in a Manger" and "Silent Night" presented

Good news! We got our bonuses this year!

Holy shit! Rick Warren just threw Michelle Duggar's 18th child at Bush!

Rick Astley to give inaugural invocation

A message to all you lurking freepers

Code words

Post a post from another messageboard

Stupid, dumb Right To Lifers

I'm confused about a cartoon show...

I wish I could learn to hate coffee

has everyone here met my huggy-buggy?

The Sunflower.

When I tell you I can't get a tech out to you until Sunday, I am not setting you up for negotiations

HOLY SHIT!! Dee Snyder to rename Twisted Sister. Finds it offensive...

Actress dies during megachurch Nativity performance

I get the feeling that a few temporary pizzas are going to be delivered eventually

Damn. Majel Barrett has died.

Question abount nosebleeds

Liz Shatner is HOT

That age old question, once again your opinions are needed...

But it's all right now, I learned my lesson well.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 12/18/2008)

Good stuff on TV this Christmas in the UK

Hip Flask or Bota Bag?

Any Alejandro Jodorowsky fans here?

The Night Listener with Robin Williams and Toni Collette. Have you seen it?

Take part of a current lounge thread title and make it into a name for a rock band.

Christmas Market Frankfurt *PIC HEAVY*

There'll be no Christmas for one family this year. (good vibes needed)


What are y'all doing up so late? Me, I'm grinding my meat.

$2 medical procedure?!

Happy Birthday Keith Richards! (65 and doesn't look a damn day over 90!!)

Is Democratic Underground LGBT friendly?

So, Give Me An Honest Opinion Of This...

"Rick Warren"

How do I keep my humidifier from becoming musty smelling?

I spent the day helping my 85 year old neighbor clean up her house for Christmas,

If you had a band, what would you call it?

How the hell does my bottled drinking water have an expiration date?

Desperate and cross-posting - seeking photoshop guru for help with xmas gift

I wish I could learn to like MrCoffee.

Univ of Kansas thinks it owns the name "Kansas"?!

Openly Gay Man Backed For Obama Naval Secretary

For your holiday pleasure: Calvin's snowmen!

I am FED UP with these f*cking cats walking on my desk

Which unfunny "classic cartoon" from the funny pages are you absolutely SICK of?

Need help about a sweet, gentle kitteh abandoned by his humans/Dallas-Ft Worth

Penis-Americans, Sound Off!

Hiya...from Houston...

Dog Walker Shoots Armed Teen Robber, Police Say

Never EVER will I get sick of watching The Big Lebowski!

Burger King’s new Flame body spray offers an eau de meat for men

Kitten Picture of the Day for Friday December 19

Kubrick's Masterpiece?


Paste the contents of your clipboard here

Initial interview at 1:00 today...please wish me luck!

OK - Best Horror Movies from the 1980's

Ok this is insane

Sitting on the toilet vomiting into a bowl.

math question

Got snow?

What have you learned today?

I saw the most RIDICULOUS sign coming home from work today

Ladies: Where to shop for larger-size stylish business clothing?

Are you selfish if you don't want kids?

***I GOT LAID...***

Most positively the worst shit you've ever heard in your life.

So really, what's bothering you?

Arkansas mom Michelle Duggar gives birth to 18th child.

And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by

As Lousy As Obama's Choice of Rick Warren Was, Threads Here Rationalizing & Excusing It Are Worse.

PSA: When dining in Guangdong, China, skip the soup course (unless you're a cat-hater)!

EGADS! "Focus on the Family" invited to the Nat. Day of Service?!!

Contact the Obama team and urge them to select Mary Beth Maxwell as Sec. of Labor

All this talk of overtures and olive branches for the right-wing...

Better Choice for the Traditional Invocation at the Inauguration

I'm so sick of all this faux outrage from the PUMA's

At what age did you "tie the knot" (for the first time?)

If Obama invited Ronald Reagan to speak at his inaugaration I would want to know why also seeing...

Is Rush's Tom Sawyer about Obama? Kinda wierd. Has anyone else noticed the connection?

Lots of people worked hard for Obama in the CA primary, and then worked hard on No on Prop 8 in CA.

If you disagree with Obama's choice of Warren, write him at

Imagine Rev Wright giving the invocation:: He ends with every bit as much fervor as his famous clip:

an offer for obama as a replacement for warren

cinnamon rolls and coffee

OMG, I agree with Pat Buchanan on the auto bailout. GREAT quote from him.



Some very poignant and potent comments made on CNN today on Anderson Cooper 360 about Rick Warren

The irony is that last year, when Warren invited all the Presidential candidates

to the gd/p glbt community

Sure, we could tell everyone else in the country to go away, their opinion's not wanted.

Obama plans Guantanamo deadline

Krugman Talks Economy & Financial Crisis On TYT (Video). Also, A Must-Read Article By Stiglitz.

"Obama and Warren are reportedly close -- Obama praised Warren in "Audacity of Hope"

Can we impeach Obama yet?

Caroline Kennedy's husband is an interesting guy

"Progressives", "Freepers" very similar in some respects.

So whatever happened to religious tolerance on here?

This Rick Warren Flap Is Getting a Lot Of Play


'Meraka Under Attack-Buck Turgidson on the 2008 election

In regards to the invocation/ benediction ... It seems like a symbol

Well, I guess we found something to bring the majority of Primary Warriors together

Elevating those that divide our people isn't what we need now

Can I get some DU warmth, good wishes, prayers, spells, etc? Hurting badly,

If Warren's selection is meaningless and not a big deal, then so is Joseph Lowery's selection

Russel Crowe is Bill Clinton in new biopic

Will Gov. Blago Dump All Over Obama When He Finally Begins To Talk.....

Obama to Unveil More Economic Picks Thursday

To contact Obama transition team about Rick Warren:

As the straight people have a good fucking laugh at our expense again, it will be fun


Bush History-NeoCon: WMD Findings were Irrelevent All Along to War Decision? - 12/18

It will probably be late March before any major appointments are confirmed by the Senate. Some

Bush-Era Abortion Rules Face Possible Reversal

Gustavo Arellano: Gay Marriage, Rick Warren, and Chinigchinich

Is "What kind of music do you like" a hard question sometimes?

Betrayal of public education

Barack Obama will not be regressive on GLBT rights

Do You Approve Of The Choice Of Rick Warren To Give The Invocation At The Inauguration

I think Obama has set a very low thresh hold on expecting resignation from other Democratic

Minnesota DUers: Check out the Minnesota Forum to RSVP for our holiday gathering website deleting anti-Warren threads

I disagree w/ Warren delivering the Inauguration prayer, but Obama's policies as president matter mo

Americablog's Aravosis: "The (Warren) decision was made by Obama himself, I'm told."

Ok, Now that CKS Headlines from DU are Gone, it is Rick Warren 24/7

Support for the LGBT Community by Barack Obama

Can we get back to talking about the important stuff, like the puppy?

When I hear a helicopter over head I think -

Vote now on about Warren invitation!

where is the best place to send emails to Obama about Rick Warren?

Take action on Warren

Mods, thank you very, very much

Warren "will get a very high-profile role on Jan. 20, but have no meaningful influence...on Jan. 21"

Gay leaders furious with Obama

K&R this thread if you have an opinion on this controversy

Why Obama isn't reaching out to progressives

Tolerance can be taught, and we will have many teaching opportunities very soon.

Rick Warren Could Have Been An Appropriate Choice

So why are you endorsing bigotry, you with your Paul Wellstone avatars?

OMG Obama I can't belive you

Aren't all pastors and preachers anti anythng progressive?

Video: Obama comments on Warren choice (Dec 18)

Law #22: Use the surrender tactic: Transform weakness into power.

The fact that Obama said something doesn't mean it's a good idea

My view on the Warren thing.

"The best thing you can do is keep your VP under control."

Obama said that he would be "[their] President too".

Pelosi concerned about Obama triangulating her

Funny Of The Day....

All this negativity - let's hear it for Joseph E. Lowery - the man doing the benediction

"Pro-Lifers Rip Rick Warren on Obama Invocation"

Would DU have supported FDR's re-election in 1936?

Why do we need all this public religiosity at the inauguration

Caption this photo

Holy carp, people: SYMBOLS ARE IMPORTANT.

Contessa Brewer (M$NBC News Bunny) On Rick Warren

Separation of Church and State-

Rick Warren & Joseph Lowery - Playing both ends against the middle

Could it be that the only reason the Obama camp wanted Rick Warren

Alaska Racist Emails Against Obama On State Accounts Probed

Rick Warren invocation:

BREAKING: Rep. Hilda Solis chosen as labor secretary

If Obama does not support gay rights should he lose the votes of the gay community in 2012?

Possible Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis supports "Employee Free Choice Act."

Jonathan Alter had a good point on MSNBC about Warren

Someone should tell Obama the campaign is over. HE WON

A new themesong for GD/GDP

I think you people bashing Obama need to think about a few things.

The Resurrection of President George W. Bush as Presided Over by Pastor Rick Warren

You know what's funny? Warren does not even respect Lowery.

Sometimes, you have to fight, you can't always concede your position

Clinton took a donation from Blackwater?

Biden in Mad Magazine

How dare the Inaugeral Committee infer that Warren is an advocate for "social justice" !

Huffington Post has "Obama's Talking Points On Rick Warren"

Huffington Post has "Obama's Talking Points On Rick Warren"

I think DU is collectively shooting itself in the head right now.

Damn. This whole fiasco is Jeremiah Wright v. 2.0

christianity defined

Obama to pick Ron Kirk as U.S. trade chief

Sources: John Holdren to be Nominated as Obama's Science Adviser

Kennedy not the clear favorite for Senate seat, poll says

I'm sick of hearing "It's only a two minute prayer"

Why Warren's Selection Is A(nother) Wake Up Call

Why the free pass for Hillary Clinton, who banded together with the "man-on-dog" guy?

Looking under the veneer on Rick Warren's choice for the invocation at the Obama inauguration

Minnesota Recount: Franken Starting To Make Big Gains On Challenged Ballots

Tea and Cake or Death?!!!?!!111

Obama is a homophobe! Oh, the horror! Gay man tapped for Sec. of the Navy? Maybe?

***Day 3 of Minnesota Canvassing Board US Senate Ballot Examination - Live Video Here!***

Legitimizing Homophobia Sucks. Period. I'm surprised it's debatable here.

Please K&R this thread if you're sick of being asked to K&R threads

Warren is an ignoramus. On MSNBC saying for 5,000 years marriage has been defined as

AP: Hilda Solis will be Obama's Labor pick

Prediction on Franken/Coleman outcome

I'm not in a constant state of self-righteous indignation. Can I cut it as a Progessive?

Everyone, just STOP!

Warren interview on youtube.

Will Obama let colleges keep treating most faculty like Walmart workers?

"I am going to be blunt. "

My turn to complain. Ron Kirk? Seriously?



Richard Clarke for CIA Director.

Why do you think the Saudis, Dubai and Blackwater contributed to Clinton's org??

Admiral Dennis C. Blair to be named new director of national intelligence, per m$nbc...

Specter shows questionable taste (tells ethnic jokes)

Will the Clinton Donor List Jeopardize HRC's Confirmation?

My Thoughts on Obama's End Game

You know, looking at DU today, I'm reminded of LBJ...

Culture Wars, Evangelicals, and Political Power

Breaking: Dennis Blair picked for Intelligence Czar

God Damn It I am so pissed off...

So do you think Caroline said "hey MF-er I want some more iced tea" at Sylvia's today?

The amount of bitching about Obama on here is stunning today.

Question: Do you feel Obama has gotten the message that Warren MIGHT have been to far a reach?

I expect anyone who runs as a Democrat to pick Democrats

Please let me know which topics are important enough to discuss here....... weighs in on Warren

Spoke to my active duty lesbian sister last night...

And you thought you were electing a progressive?

Even if that fascist Rush Limbaugh gave Obama's invocation, wingnuts will still not like Obama

I just saw the hottest picture of Pres. Obama taken at Occidental college in the 80s.


Since when does wanting equal rights make me an extremist?

Barack Obama: TIME's Person of the Year for 2008

Ann Curry: With Warren Invocation, Obama Reaching Across The Aisle

One of the best discussions on the choice of Warren for the invocation: David Shuster

A question to those discussing Caroline Kennedy and the NY Senate seat.

I Really Hope Obama Listens to the Earful We Have Sent Him

FYI, Wolf Blitzter of CNN to talk about the "outrage" over the pick of Warren

What the hell, Obama.

Randi Rhodes leading off with a Warren/Prop H8 rant

Should we give Obama an ear full or an earful?

Here is the Baucus/Harkin health care outline

War criminal Condi Rice: I absolutely am so proud that we liberated Iraq.

Its time to do something productive with the Warren issues. . .we have over a month to organize

Does this remind you of anything? Grrrrrrrr

*** Franken/Coleman *** Ballot challenge countdown. Down to Seventy Fucking Nine and dropping

Raw Story: Bush shoe-thrower 'too injured' to appear in court, brother says

Will Al win the senate race?

If it had been John McCain's inauguration and he had Rick Warren deliver his invocation...

I just want two things from the Obama administration

Did Charlie Rangel hint in this interview that it won't be Caroline?

Here is a picture I've been waiting a long time to see...

Franken within 2 votes? 2 f'n votes!!!?

Good evening, GD:P. What's the beef today?

So, Obama asked Warren to do this because Warren invited him to his church?

If Warren stands, how do you propose folks protest (or not) during an otherwise amazing day?

MSNBC just now said Colman leads by only two votes!

Obama missed the opportunity to show America that there are good LIBERAL people of faith out there

Let's focus on the real outrage: Bush's pardons

Coleman down to 21 on Intrade after double hit today

Kerry on Afghanistan: simply surging the force won't solve problems in the nation.

How the right sees this Warren issue-

Here's what I would like/hope Obama was saying to Rick Warren.

My wife thinks Warren was picked to deliver a message of tolerance.

Found out today I got tickets to the inauguration!!!

Obama is not even President yet!

I am outraged at the outrage about my outrage regarding outrageous things...

To all the GLBT people who are making so much effort to express their outrage over the Warren pick

I'm sorry. I apologize for last night.

Breaking AP/Politico: Coleman Leads Franken By Just Two Votes

Oh noes, Obama associates with people he disagrees with on some issues...

Help me with some Franken/Coleman math

Has Palin's kid given birth yet?

Meanwhile, Franken is about to be projected Senate winner

If the Warren invite (with which I disagree) is a tacit acceptance of bigotry ...

Rob Boston of Americans United is talking now on Countdown. Anybody watching?

I ♥ Obama.

Okay, I'll say it. Bill Ayers past crimes were way worse than anything Warren has done.

Most excellent comment at Huffington Post about Obama and Warren

VA-05: Perriello Wins

Questions for those who still want to silence the critics

If Franken wins (as projected), we only have to get one Republican to get "60"

Catholic priest removes books about Obama from school library

Would anybody here be offended if James Earl Carter offered the invocation instead of Rick Warren?

The death of the Republican Party, IF you want it.

Obama chooses Adm. Blair as new head of national intelligence

Pearl Jam to Obama: Don’t change your tune on Web issues

OR-Gov: Statewide Recruitment Thread

Will the Warren pick cause some named appointee to backout. Now is the

In the midst of all this Warren hand wringing... In case you hadn't noticed Chrysler just shut down

Minnesota Supreme Court rejects Coleman's efforts to throw out absentee ballots...

With Due Respect Barack, you are not a Fierce Advocate for LGBT Rights.

What Is and Isn't a Strawman

Minnesota Canvassing Board breaks for the night Coleman + 5 now discussing important issues

HuffPo: The Political Growth and Power of Caroline Kennedy

Refresher Course: Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary definition of the word "POLITICS"

Millions of people are unemployed and/or at risk of losing their homes.

If Obama really IS the Antichrist (cough cough)...

All of you okay with homophobia, sexism and anti-semitism should really be elsewhere

Jane Lubchenco Will Helm National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

"Obama's remarks about him not wanting a "girlie dog" makes me think.......

Metro to Charge Rush-Hour Fares on Inauguration Day

Why do voters get to vote on issues relating to Human Rights?

NO MARRIAGE FOR YOU ... but hey, here's a donut!

I love yall, but I'm leaving you for Lincoln.......

What is the difference between a senior and junior senator.

Do you think Obama saying he doesnt want a "girlie" dog means hes uncomfortable with gay people?

TX-Sen: Republican Michael Williams to run

Retired Admiral Dennis Blair to be Director of National Intelligence

I got Bi-Baby her xmas present today

Does Obama Support the LGBT Community? You Decide:

Here's the gist of John Harwood's spiel on Countdown tonight.

Who pooped under the Christmas tree?

At this point, I am praying that inviting Rick Warren is like the 2nd Oprah/James Frey Interview

The primary misconception causing emotions about the Warren invocation

If I post a pic of a squirrel with a Santa hat and Xmas light nuts, will people Recommend my post?

January 20 Poll

How many here actually SUPPORT Barack Obama?

Well, we can stop talking about Warren.

Am I the only one who is seriously conflicted about Warren?

Place your bets.

DU Talking Points - please rehearse for any media interaction

Breaking AP Story: Saudis and Blackwater amongst Clinton Foundation donors

I've been posting this for the last two days. Maybe NOW you'll believe me.

I think we can agree on one thing...

This day isn't complete until OPERATIONMINDCRIME chimes in...

And isn't it ironic... don't you think

Blagojevich or Warren "Scandal" - Which one did the Obama team not want to see on the news

Obama can sit down with Iran but not with Rick Warren?

Do You Want To Play a Game? ... "Sock and Awe" Free Online Game pits players against President

I'd rather get Rick rolled than read any more of this shit

Obama's Talking Points On Rick Warren (updated)

Warren's appearance as political theater?

Obama is having a few too many "Sister Souljah Moments


He was elected by the people - hopefully he will, in a meaningful way, answer to the people.

Labor Unions "Thrilled" with Obama's Choice for Secretary of Labor

WTF: Clinton Foundation took $10,000 from Blackwater??

As much as I can't stand the circular firing squad, I can understand why people are feeling how they

bush never admitted he fucked up. Not in 8 years!!!

So, today we mock people for being upset?

Why couldn't the inaugural have had a joint invocation representing our major faith traditions?

I know people who don't want gay marriage to be legal

Its time to knock it off! I live in MI. People in this state are out on the streets with 9.8% UE!

The "underground" mentality, and the inability to get out of the pattern of indignation

Don't fall in love with politicians........

Barney Frank known homosexualist not happy with Obama per Huffington.

Confession time. I am in great need of an Intervention.

What kind of first lady will Michelle Obama be?

Obama Will Be a Good President But the Warren Invocation is Still Wrong.

"We gave thousands of dollars-- despite the tough economy. Please return our donations immediately."

Who's writing Obama's inauguration speech?

The Importance of Symbolism: Obama picks Warren for WHAT?

In light of the holiday season and the resurgance of "Recommend this thread if you think" posts...

Are you, or do you know a statue molester?

Rate your satisfaction with post-election Obama so far...

To LGBTs: I firmly believe Obama "has your back"

Caroline Kennedy: I'll Run in 2010 No Matter What

I got your PICTURE THREAD RIGHT HERE! (pic heavy of course!)

Post here if you want to be on my buddy list (I am so lazy I never got around to making one!)

Rachel Maddow kicking ass now about Obama and Warren

"Civil Rights are non-negotiable."

Morning Joe: Mike B. Mugged this Morning on the way to the Studio!

Please Give Obama the benefit of the doubt on his choice of Warren.

"Labor Leaders Hail Obama's Pick For Labor Secretary" and "HILDA SOLIS IS GREAT"

How dare Jesus invite the prostitute and tax collector to dinner!

DU Charity Drive: DUer brooklynite has made a $7500 challenge grant! **KICK AND REC THIS POST**

If YOU can compromise on gay rights, why can't Obama?

'Scuse Me: While We're All Bickering About Rick Warren, Daschle Is Drafting Health Care Legislation

No common ground to bigots!

I don't hate Rick Warren. I don't think Obama is now a terrible person.

Do you trust Obama with regard to Supreme Court Justice picks?

Rick Warren invocation and your stance on gay issues.

Rick Warren invocation and your personal sexuality.

I want to attend the riot that will occur this weekend over the Warren speech.

Where are our priorities?

Winning Battles or Winning Wars, will Warren provide cover for repealing DOMA?

Its been two days. The lines have been drawn. There seems to be

Donnie McClurkin or Rick Warren... What's the difference?

Is Homophobia just as immoral as bigotries against people based on Race, Ethnicity or Sex?


We Will No Longer Be Denied!

Compromising away our souls, piece by piece

If Sarah Palin can be GOVERNOR, then god dammit Caroline can be a US Senator!

Interesting symbolism in the juxtaposition of Warren and Lowery

The man is simply going to say a prayer during the inauguration, and when it is done Obama will be p

You know what? I'm really proud to be a DUer these last couple of days

I am sad to see the level of discourse here, today and yesterday...

Obama ran as a centerist...nuff said

He only advocated against the marriage of blacks & whites, no big deal, right?

Strawman! Strawman! Get your Strawman here!

Clinton confirmation process starts with distribution of the Obama/Bill Clinton agreement

Is this transition ever going to stop being about dissing Obama's own supporters?

Selecting Warren allowed Obama to avoid having to select among all the black preachers calling him

Obama is going to be a great President:

NYT calls for prosecutor to "consider criminal charges against top officials at the Pentagon"

You know when it comes to the religious community, Obama is striking out..

Does an inauguration invocation (speech) equal any power in this administration?

I Want an Explanation of Why Proposition 8 Passed

For those that have been attacking Obama over Rick Warren

If DU had existed in 1963, would there have threads with titles like

Hey (jingling keys loudly), look over here, Bristol is due Saturday - what should she name the baby?

Saudis, Indians among Clinton foundation donors (updated)

Caroline Kennedy: Thank God some NY elected officials are speaking out against her appointment.

Let people grieve and vent

Should a publicly exclusional and discriminatory record like Warren's

Rick Warren has led a charmed existence to date.

I think its time to blow up DU

Turn your back to Warren. If you're at the inauguration

Some On DU Think Bigots Should Be Shunned Or Treated In Kind-

I'm not saying this ...

A 1000 Rick Warrens Can Speak If Rep. Hilda Solis Can RUN Labor

DU is not a pillar of tolerance.

Obama botched this one, plain and simple

I don't know why we have to have some fucking religionist handing out incantations at the

Rick Warren to give rousing anti-Gay invocation.

I am gay and I'm not upset about Rick Warren. (Warning: Long and Rambling. Apologies in advance.)

Chuck Todd keeps saying that Obama hasn't appointed any gay people to his cabinet. He's wrong.

As an atheist, I'm offended that there even *IS* an invocation or benediction....

As an atheist, I'm offended that there even *IS* an invocation or benediction....

Is it true that Howard Dean has no prospects in the new administration????? I don't want to


I Love The Screwed-Up Logic Around Here

For what it is worth, Obama's full comment today about Warren

A homophobe at the inauguration, lousy choices for Agriculture and Education,

Rick Warren isn't an evil man

Warren praises Obama's 'courage'

On January 20, Sammy Davis Jr. kisses Archie Bunker again, before millions and millions.

DU Charity Drive: DUer brooklynite has made a $7500 challenge grant! **KICK AND REC THIS POST**

Warren! Warren! Warren! - just another day on DU

Let's congratulate Obama for choosing pro gay rights supporter Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery!

Please K&R this thread if your sick to death of all the whining about anything Obama does.

Obama is a smart cookie

What did so many of you DUers think Obama meant when he said

self delete - wrong forum

Everyone just needs to get the hell over it already

The more I hear both sides complain, the more I like Obama's choice of Rick Warren

The more I hear both sides complain, the more I like Obama's choice of Rick Warren

K&R this thread if you think the mods ought to rename this forum GDW for General Discussion Warren..

Rwanda genocide 'kingpin' jailed

We've got over a foot of SNOW in Henderson (Las Vegas)!!!

Prospects Fade for Quick Ouster of Blagojevich

Blagojevich strikes back

U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Index Falls 0.4% as Outlook Deteriorates

Feds seek to freeze Blago campaign fund, sources say

Hopes Dim for Settling Minnesota Senate Race by Friday

Jobless claims fall - remain high

S. Korean politicians brawl over U.S. trade pact,

Jaguar in line for taxpayer bail-out - UK

I'll close down Guantanamo in two years, says Obama (Torture okay for two years more)

Sky (TV) moves towards 3D broadcasts

Iowa city uses (donated) garlic salt to melt snow and ice- (9 tons)

Bush considering "orderly" auto bankruptcy

"...Be assured, this is only the beginning"

Ex-Administrative Judge Loses Appeal in $54M Lost Pants Suit

Pakistanis Protest US Supply Line Into Afghanistan

Land deal returns slice of Klamath tribal homeland

Obama picks Vilsack, Salazar for Cabinet

Mika Brzezinski Mugged In Washington

Man fatally shoots suspected robber in Terrell park(Concealed Carry)

Oil tumbles below $40 for first time since 2004

[UK] Government confirms Jaguar talks

Military probe: Gitmo guard admitted to abuse

Groups sue to stop Utah oil and gas drilling

Iraqi shoe-thrower 'apologises'

Father offers daughter to shoe-thrower

Palin won't accept raise

Iraqi official: Leader of women's group killed (decapitated)

Jones-Kelley quits, two others departing, over Joe the Plumber searches

Report: Gonzales And Rice Appear To Have Lied To Congress About Vetting Bush’s Pre-War Uranium Claim

Illinois court rejects attempt to remove Gov. Rod Blagojevich

Treasury Sued By Fox Business Network Over Rescue Plan Info

Rec if you think Obama should rescind the Warren invitation.

Alaska investigates racist e-mails (state employees--about Obama)

Gates orders development of plans to close Guantanamo

Pentagon staff writing plan to empty Guantánamo camps

Rule Protects Workers Who Deny Care That Violates Beliefs

Cheney to Emanuel: Control your VP

Chinese firm cancels deal with Gottschalks

Jews of Yemen reportedly to be relocated in wake of deadly attack

Coleman's lead down to 2 votes in Minnesota

Parma GM parts plant lays off about 100 workers

Minnesota Supreme Court: Count rejected absentee ballots

Impeachment drive slowed against Illinois governor

Judge orders CSIS to stop listening to calls between terror suspects and lawyers

Ancient Mass Graves of Soldiers, Babies Found in Italy

New Rule Protects Health-Care Workers' 'Right of Conscience'

Blagojevich attorney: Wiretaps were illegal

Nobel prize probe launched

Sources: Intrepid Prez Touted for Navy Secretary (Bill White - openly gay man)

Bush: "I didn't compromise my soul to be a popular guy."

Alaska Investigates Racist E-mails About Obama on State Accounts

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday December 18

Credit Suisse to Use Illiquid Assets to Pay (executive) Bonuses

Clinton Foundation reaches written agreement with Obama camp

Audit: FBI agents billed $45k apiece for Iraq OT

Matthew Devlin, Lehman Broker, Charged With Insider Trading On Wife's Info

Detroit Grand Prix is canceled for 2009

'Blond Angel of Death' Alfredo Astiz released

Obama Video: I disagree with Rick Warren, Invite does not mean shift on gay rights

Governor (Schwarzenegger) rejects Democratic budget plan

Another Air Force nuclear unit fails inspection

Caroline Kennedy Hits Harlem

Iraq arrests 50 over coup plot: security official

Majel Roddenberry, 'First Lady of Star Trek,' dies

Conservative icon Paul Weyrich dies

Coleman's Lead Dwindles to 2 Votes in Minnesota Senate Race

Greece protests: Economic hardship continues to fuel riots

Landrieu, Snowe to make history in next Congress: First women to lead full Congressional committee

URGENT - Bush considering 'orderly' auto bankruptcy

Matt Coker: The Purpose Driven Knife in the Back of Obama's Gay Supporters

Scientists seek ways to ward off killer asteroids

Oil Falls Below $38 - OPEC Cut Ignored

Arkansas mom Michelle Duggar gives birth to 18th child

Egyptian intellectuals pay price for curiosity

West Bank land deal leads to California

Hamas: Israeli-Gaza Truce is Over

Person of the Year 2008-Why History Can't Wait

NYT Takes A Stand "The Torture Report"

A Bigot, Anti-Choice Pastor Picked for Obama's Inauguration

On Wall Street, Bonuses, Not Profits, Were Real

Tumult in Iraqi Parliament Over Shoe

MARK LEIBOVICH: Between Obama and the Press

Waiting for Obama: Power Vacuum in a Time of Crisis

Sam on Blago: Where's the Evidence?

Religious Abuse in the ’War on Terror’

Castro offers dissident exchange for 'Cuban 5' Five have been imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001 espi

Scorched Earth

Flying footwear a virtual shoo-in at Montreal protest in support of Iraqi reporter

Busting Bernie Madoff: One Man's 10 Year Crusade

London Banker: “The market has failed, and officialdom is perpetuating that failure. By Mike Whitney

Regulation really does have a role to play

In These Times: Operation Infinite Imperialism

Gareth Porter: U.S. Military Defiant on Key Terms of Iraqi Pact

Obama’s Exquisite Compromise on Rick Warren

The REAL Story Behind Rick Warren’s 'Water and Doughnuts'

Pet lovers protest cats on the menu in China

Inside Account of Activism in Greece

A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing

Lessons from an Emergency Room Nightmare

Wipro warns of H1-B visa cuts

IT Jobs Will Be Hot With Obama In The White House

Monsato's War on Seed Cleaners!

The Best and the Brightest Led America Off a Cliff By Chris Hedges

Let there be peace on Earth...

Olbermann on Revisionism-gate: The president is just full of crap

{Rachel Maddow} Ms. Information: Goldman Sachs

Cafferty: Who Will History Be kindest To Bush or Cheney?

Blagojevich's List Of Corruption

Obama on Rick Warren: We Can Disagree Without Being Disagreeable

Gays: The Final Frontier

Gates Calls For Closing Of Guantanamo Bay

CNN's Debate on Pastor Rick Warren Pick for Obama Inauguration

New Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Supports Employee Free Choice Act of 2007

Blagojevich: Can't Wait to Tell My Side

KO - Happy Birthday Adolf Hitler Campbell?

Dana Perino: Bush will not allow a disorderly collapse of the failing US auto companies

Michelle Malkin: I think there's also an alternate view, which is you treat these people like trolls

Congress Gets a Raise

George W. Bush caught off guard 9-11 Question

Firedoglake founder discusses Rick Warren on CNN

Pastor Rick Warren on Dateline NBC

State Democrats meet to decide Joe Lieberman's future

TYT: Proof Republicans Are Full Of Crap On The Auto Bailout

Obama Energy Secretary Steven Chu - The Ultimate Fuel Technology

NBC's Ann Curry covers for Rick Warren AND lets an obvious lie pass when interviewing him

Greek Riots - A group of youths invaded Greek television ERT

Scientists find hole in Earth's Magnetic field

It is no secret that I am a fierce advocate for equality for gay and lesbian Americans

TYT: Great Black Jack Analogy To Explain Financial Crisis

Bush admits that he "didn't do a very good job" of changing the tone in Washington

Dedicated to Rick Warren - Courtesy of Eric Schwartz...

Bataan Death March survivor belatedly awarded Bronze Star, Purple Heart

Army to meet goal, but it’s not enough

Cuts ahead for Enhanced SRB, BEAR programs

Major combat ops to return in training

Petraeus gives outlook on Iraq, Afghanistan

Jackson preps for departure of 10,000 soldiers

Neb. lawmaker challenges Army noose inquiry

Judge rejects bid to force faster VA payments

Wife of spc. pleads not guilty in fatal fire

Kerry: Dump Blackwater

Man charged with bribing Army officials

Deserters face deportation from Canada

Aerial hunt for drug smugglers is a tough task

Couple gets 5 years for bilking Pentagon

Anti-piracy force thwarts attack on ship

Britain to pull troops from Iraq by May 31

Lejeune Marines linked to hotel robberies

Rebuilding Afghanistan one well at a time

Hill AFB looking at fuel cleanup options

Airmen continue Redux rejection

Combat ship Freedom sets Navy’s course

Simulated training urged for new wars

Germans hold 4th man in anti-U.S. terror plot

South Koreans probe alleged GI drug use

Iraq Arrests Dozens in Overthrow Plot

Beaufort Hornets Face Inspection Again

Czechs Train for Afghan War in Israel

(Military times) Op-Ed: America's Defense Meltdown

Feds: Dubious packages sent to Guard, Reserve

Former Marine sentenced for sex with minor

GIs, Spouse Held in Planned Bank Heist

Unmanned carrier bomber jet unveiled

Auditor: Errors in foreign language pay amounts

Report: Navy has billions in surplus

Peabody drops plan for coal-fueled plant

Reid: Why wait for tax breaks? ("eight-year credit in one year")

SCE Gets CPUC Approval for 245-MW Solar Thermal Plans

Enel North America about to complete two geothermal plants (64 MW) in Nevada

Actor sidelined for extreme mercury toxicity (sushi?)

Infrastructure In Canada Threatened By Climate Change

City of Burbank to Premier World's First Plug-In Fuel Cell Transit Bus

China Mass Producing It’s First (plug-in) Hybrid Automobile (with Warren Buffett)

Nelson County eyes wind energy

Renewable future for the Bay State

Wind energy faces challenge of meeting production demands

Crude oil closed at $36 a barrel today

St. Mary's Gov. Clears Path for Wind Energy Systems

Moving Wind Energy Far Offshore

Norbert Elias and System Collapse

Could the Electric Grid Support Far More Wind and Solar?

'Gold rush' on to harness, deliver wind power (Maine)

Wind farm deal to boost CPS Energy’s renewable-energy profile

Nine Minnesota mayors ask congress to enact energy independence plan within Obama's first 100 days

Homo economicus, homo ecologicus

Not a Good Sign: Cerberus Reopens Talks to Merge Chrysler With GM

Madoff Exposes Double Standard for Ponzi Schemes

An "orderly bankruptcy" Wall Street gets filet mignon, main street gets road kill -

Bonuses: Best explanation I have seen of what caused the crisis

In Madoff We Trust

GM puts brakes on Mich. factory that will build Volt engine as it tries to preserve cash

Great post from Naked Capitalism. Yves gets to the heart of the mess on Wall St.:

Didn't atleast one person look at a statement from Madoff and say this can't be right.

Today in labor history Dec 17 First woman to lecture professionally in the United States

Today in labor history Dec 18, 100's were arrested and sent to jail and several were executed


Chrysler Shutting Down for One Month

Traitor Sen. Blanche Lincoln: I May Vote Against Employee Free Choice Act

Workers Laid Off, Execs Paid Off by Amy Goodman

Bailout for the People: “The Cook Plan” by Richard C. Cook

Labor wins two historic battles

Capitalism Short Circuits Our Moral Hard-Wiring

I need a help, gang

Has Anyone Else...


'There's more on earth than just gays and lesbians, you know!'

Did you know I'm only against Warren because I'm a Hillary supporter bashing Obama?

Would you consider this PM threatening?

BWHAHAHAHA! Rick Warren is a moderate

Contest: Come up with a GLBT version of the term "Uncle Tom"

Self delete.

Stephanie Miller was ripping Rev Warren a new one today.

My first sermon of 2009 is entitled "Why I Chose to Be a Heterosexual."

Apparently "teh gays" need to go back to their "PUMA-mobiles"

Obama's first big mistake

Things go through the mind....

Things go through the mind....

Gays, "give it a rest, plese"

Guess what? Donnie Mcclurkin and Rick Warren are all Hillary's fault

Ten lies the anti-gay marriage people tell -- and how to respond

How can there be compromise on basic human equality?

My concern about Warren: Increased violence against us.

Lettus review ... Rev Prick at the Inauguration

I know this is petty, but it bothers me.

I'm not going to defend Obama anymore.

"Never mind the Big Tent...."

Reality check: Life isn't fair

Dear PE Obama, I have a suggestion for a replacement for Warren

Toon: Fired up by MILK

I am (grudgingly) beginnng to respect the Log Cabin Republicans.

How hard would it be to rescind 'no-fault' divorce?

Wow...I haven't been in GD: Presidential today as long as you guys have.

Most excellent comment at Huffington Post about Obama and Warren

Barney Frank: I am very disappointed by President-elect Barack Obama’s decision to honor Rick Warren

Question: what are your "sexual leanings"?

It's times like this when I really despise most of DU

Is anyone listening to gavin newsome?

Where is our anger?

January 20, 1961: KKK's Grand Wizard delivers Kennedy's inaugural invocation

I seriously need to go meditate

Obama's betrayal drives home what Harvey Milk said.

Inclusiveness my ass.

Pink Triangulation

We can't depend on Obama or the Democratic Party, or a huge number of Democrats, to have our back.

Obama = Jesus. How dare the gays insult Jesus!

The Wyoming Project: A Modest Proposal

I don't spend a lot of time in glbt, so could someone educate me?

Gay rights leader pulling out of the inauguration

Oh dear, Rachel Maddow needs to get over it too!!

Did The Obama Cabinet Pick Push For Gay High School & Is It A Good Idea?

We all need to wait, while Obama hands an "olive branch" to the conservatives

I just want you to know I'll never stop fighting alongside you for your rights

Gays are perverts

I can't take it much longer

Obama's Rainbow Cabinet of Rivals to Be 100% Gay Free

This Won't Go Away As Much As Obama's Transition Staff May Hope.

You know i would understand picking Rick Warren if we had won on prop8

Our anger must be having an impact on the Obama team.

Have any of you contact the Obama camp to voice your anger/displeasure/disgust with Warren?

Wow! Over 300 DUers want us loudmouth queers to shut up!

I dont think people who are not oppressed understand a very basic thing about us:

Standing up for my marriage is not a tantrum.

Castro offers dissident exchange for 'Cuban 5' Five have been imprisoned in the U.S. since 2001 esp

EU to send observation mission for Bolivian constitutional referendum

Mixed Martial Arts Fighter, Wife Found Dead (Murder Suicide)

NASCAR to begin testing for performance-enhance drugs next season..

(Chris) Paul sets steals record, Hornets beat Spurs

Favre over Pennington in the Pro Bowl--- What a fucking joke.

Holy shit. The latest RPI conference ratings has the Big Ten #1!

So now big Pharma buys the Nobel Prize???

Still no smoking - I'm at 18 days now.

witchcraft through horoscopes?

Why doesn't the ACLU fight for the rights of gun owners????

"L.A. council tightens gun, ammunition laws" and of course criminals will obey the new law.

Tupperware Lighting System

Stairway to diplomas

Random shots without flash...


Some of what I have shot this fall (mostly ducks)

Need a Sugar Cookie recipe, please.

Foodista launches today

Kinda back a little and a question about mayonnaise

What if I bake a piece of tofu in white wine for my vegetarian?

question 'bout pecan pralines

Another pressure cooker experience. This one much better.

Which edition of Joy of Cooking do you prefer

Pakistan's Sufis Preach Faith and Ecstasy

It’s a Narnia Christmas

Richard Cizik forced out (National Association of Evangelicals)

From Wikipedia: Criticism of Warren's "Purpose Driven Life."

Science is limited

Most Distant Water In The Universe Found

Ecstasy over G spot therapy

Cost to sequence a genome may be down to $5000

2012 - Could be a real problem for satellites and an influx of solar particles

Build your own supercomputer from PS3's

Settlement for 13 searched at San Antonio bar

Former Dallas Mayor Obama’s Choice for Trade Representative

Man fatally shoots suspected robber in Terrell park(Concealed Carry)

Central Texans/Austinites *** help needed***

Kitteh needs a home - D-FW area.

Former Dallas Mayor Kirk expected to be named to trade rep position in Obama Cabinet

If Programming Languages were Religions.

Sam Bottoms, brother of Timothy dies in LA

CBC: Judge orders CSIS to stop listening to calls between terror suspects and lawyers

Kerry speaking from Afghanistan

Inc. mag. blogger says Kerry will be missed as Chairman of the Small Biz Committee

Kerry mentioned in Boston Globe article on right whales

Some reflections as the year comes to an end

So, is there going to be a February election then?

Gordo the junkie///

Union leader faces questions over deal on rented flat

Bizarre story - Murder for hire plot in Shawano