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Archives: December 2, 2008

The real "WAR, INC". Sick

The Arab world looks to a new America

Prepare to be "Adopted" by Your New Chinese Sponsor Family

How stupid would one have to be to shoot oneself in one's foot ......

If Bush's biggest regret is no WMD in Iraq, shouldn't he apologize for joking about it?

More Fear: WMD ATTACK BY 2013 experts say

Did anyone see the Saddleback Civil Forum on CSPAN today???

Great editorial in the Globe about what happened in Canada today

Russian vodka pipeline found into the European Union

TOON - Benson: Turkey Leftovers

UPDATE On Dollar Tree.

Top Thai court ousts PM Somchai

Top Thai court ousts PM Somchai

30-mile debris pile becomes symbol of FEMA delays

"Terrorists have no soul. They have no religion"

All Georgians! PLEASE don't forget to vote on tuesday! Tomorrow!!!!

American living in Seoul: Catch this (inspiring)

Broader medical refusal rule may go far beyond abortion

Tragedy in Tribeca: Multi-millionaire renegs on $35M duplex, forfeits hefty deposit

Does Technology Enhance or Complicate Your Life?

Today's lunatic post and thread from the insane asylum....

just when i thought i was missing florida, it being christmas and all:

Mumbai attacks: US intelligence warned India a strike from Pakistani group was planned

Who here needs money? My deposit from Nigeria has arrived!

Hoover: All men are equal before fish.

David Duke helps son of ex-Klan leader in fight for Palm Beach County Republican seat

`Great Recession' May Just Be Starting as Job Losses Mount, Credit Shrinks

Thailand Prime Minister to Step Down After Court Strips Him of Office

The Nation: The Many Ways Our Future Is A Mess

Pity for bush? Sorry, I'm all tapped out.

Clues Obama Won't Govern Center-Right

From the Bad Timing Department: The Millionaire Fair

Toronto Star: Liberals turn discord into 'marvel' of unity

Juan Cole: Let's Hope India Doesn't React Like We Did To 9/11

Dont travel to Venice Italy right now

Globe and Mail: (Stephen) Harper bulldozes his way to the brink

Digby: The Police Have No Right To Shoot People With Electricity For Having A "Bad Attitude"

Who's calling Obama and his admin-to-be "socialist? Limpballs?

Cheney, Gonzales Indictments Dropped

Credit-card industry may cut $2 trillion lines: analyst

Credit-card industry may cut $2 trillion lines: analyst

Aids Day +20: And The Band (Still) Plays On….........

Bush: "I Was Unprepared for War"

A gay couple in China, desperate for a child, have resorted to preying on the infants of straights

What Does Obama Know About Peak Oil?

Euphemisms for depression (economic, not emotional, though they often go together.)

Toronto's ambitious $50 billion public transit expansion/greening plan

PHOTO: "You know, Warry, I read your book about the Porpoise and there warnt no fish innit"

PHOTO: "You know, Warry, I read your book about the Porpoise and there warnt no fish innit"

Michaëlle Jean- Canada's Governor-General (quite a story)

My hubby just received a strange phone call. He has always been an avid

There have been THREE deaths in holiday shopping this year??

AG nominee Eric Holder: The Israelis like Marc Rich, so he's OK with me. Huh?

Pundit expects oil price to settle into $60-$75 range long term.

"Impeach Bush" Ornament Accepted For Hanging On White House Christmas Tree

Is it Afghan or Afghani?

Canadian politics heating way up: Liberals, NDP and Bloc sign coalition pact

A Holiday Miracle

Bill Clinton Says No Thanks to Senate

to be determined...

More evidence of CIA-backed syndicate involvement in Mumbai attacks

that darn Sarin is leaking again in Ky.

So explain to me why Bush and Cheney aren’t “terrorists.”

HEY GEORGIANS!!!! Don't forget to vote today!!!!!!

GM says CEO will drive to Washington

MAybe someone has already asked this, but when Sarah Palin had her interview

I lost about 100 grand in commissions this year because of Dubya's economy...

NYT: The Gun Lobby's Loss

FOOLED AGAIN - Big News Orgs Help Bush Whitewash History Of Iraq War



I am pissed! I know this is totally off any relevant subject, HOWEVER

Blackwater holding anti-piracy meetings in London

Why don't Bush's rules regarding "right of conscience" protect anesthesiologists?

I have come up with the ultimate money making venture: A Pirate Hunt Cruise!

Fox News foreign policy expert guest to advise on Obama's Cabinet picks---Omarosa

Let's hear from the paid GM shills. Ford says it might be able to make it without federal money.

The Moral Dilemma of Leaving Iraq

Credit card rates increasing

Pawlenty Just Suggested - Devaluing The Dollar........

Martinez won't seek re-election - Florida Senate seat up in 2010. Woo Hoo!

A.Word.A.Day: absquatulate

You cannot claim victory when you still have 140,000 troops stuck in a country.

Masses gather for Chabad emissaries' funeral

How about a hunting ban instead of weapons ban ..

Pawlenty Just Suggested - Devaluing The Dollar........

Wife writes about war hero's final hours

Oil Falls As Gas Prices Hit 3-Year Low

Scorched Earth: EO signed yesterday strips away collective bargaining for some federal employees

Guantanamo 'a stain on US military' (1st interview of Vandeveld, ex-prosecutor)

An unfunded federal mandates question.

How's the Georgia election going

'30 Rock' star Tina Fey finally reveals how she got her facial scar

Wicked cool site:, world's first biomimicry database for designers inspired by nature

Non Sequitur: "Co-Chairman of the Transition Team"

Broader medical refusal rule may go far beyond abortion

Obama Love and Happiness Thread

Legislators To Introduce Prop 8 Repeal Measures

what's grosser: cockroaches or earwigs?


Pakistan: Militant Group(LeT) Denies Role in Mumbai Attacks


CNN poll

9 beheaded men found in Tijuana

Automaker promises to sell corporate jet and cut CEO pay to $1

Hey! You have to lobby your government NOW, before things get underway.

Fox News has a *hot one*--OPRAH KNOWS RICH PEOPLE!!!

About those lowered credit card limits: The card companies have no money to lend you

Let's review... since November in both the US and Canada,,,,

Stewart: MSNBC is the new Fox

Tuesday TOONS part 3: Bushies and more

Train blast kills 3 in Assam, India; 30+ Injured

Sarah Palin Still Wearing Campaign Clothes

WAPO(oh my!) - Christmas Colors for the White House: Red, White and IMPEACH!

A beautiful night - A good day - GD/DU was there for me, one of my last ops of the year

Franken news: The disputed absentee ballots will be reviewed

Tuesday TOONS part 1: Economic woes

How do we stop the violence...?

Holy Cow..... Serious problems with Verizon

Can Someone Explain The Shakeup In Canadian Governance That Is Going On?

Is Secretary Gates W.C. Fields twin brother or am I imagining things?

It's official, a year into the Obama Presidency, it's a Depression.

Jurors Wanted to Convict Lori Drew of Felonies, But Lacked Evidence

Surfing in Venice-Italy. VIDEO (no commercial lead in)

Buick and Tiger Woods part ways

Would your opinion of Plaxico change if it turned out he was protecting Gotham from werewolves?

U.S. automotive jobs 101 (Awesome map at link)

bush: "I’m not going to let your son die in vain"

So we've been in a recession for a year but they just announced it yesterday?

So we've been in a recession for a year but they just announced it yesterday?

Bank of America to cut 10,000 jobs before end of year

Canada kills 500 Narwhals trapped in Ice, instead of getting icebreaker to free them

Latest Franken-Coleman projection: per Nate at

As if what happened in Mumbai wasn't bad enough........

The Cost to Broadcasters if Airways were Not Free

So. Obama? What the fuck are you going to do about this shit?

Humane Society - Urge President-elect Obama to support animal protection

Collateral damage - vs - Collateral Repair Project - Helping you help Iraqi refugees

Guantanamo 'a stain on US military' (Video)


Gates: Military looks to accelerate Iraq pullout

Obama's White Supremacist Threat (video)

Gallup: Americans Remain Broadly Supportive of Labor Unions

GOPer Ensign: Dems Would Pay "Heavy Political Price" If Franken Disputes Election in Senate - Georgia Senate Runoff 5 PM EST Update

Nancy Pelosi is lighting the national Christmas tree?

Palin v. Murkowski: Another Epic Battle? -- THE MUDFLATS

How does one get started investing in the stock market?

Chrysler sales off 47%, Ford off 31%, Honda off 32%, Toyota off 34%, and GM off 41%.

Incredible energy discovery...

What time do the polls close in GA? n/t

Marilyn Musgrave blames election loss on 'leftist special interests'

Coming Up: Situation Room on CNN Will Playing Young Joe Biden Phone Call w/ Richard Nixon in '72

A variation on an old theme, but still fun

Anybody have any idea what turn out is like in Georgia?

after mumbai, arlen specter was intoning that "they can strike anytime, anywhere" (not an

Guess who is going to get killed AGAIN??

Bush admin tool cites 'Chuck and Larry' defense to deprive same-sex couple fed benefits

Watch Kerry Kennedy, founder of RFK Center for Human Rights,

RFK Jr. Takes a Pass on Hillary's Senate Seat (Again)

I think Billo's days at Faux are numbered

Did I just hear that jackass David Gregory

Am I the only one uncomfortable with our SOS playing a command performance for the Queen of England?

Bumper Sticker For Sale: GAY MARRIAGE doesn't scare me

just wondering-- with the anniversary of jfk's death, I was thinking about the warren

I'm sorry for you have some idiotic republican "public servants" (edited )

Bill Richardson - Commerce Secretary.

The ongoing disgrace of NBC News and Brian Williams

New Nixon tapes released: Nixon wanted the Brookings Institution "cleaned out"

AlterNet: Going to College & Grad School Looks Like a Disaster

Fox news reported something intelligent?..Ya gotta be kiddin me.

Military contractor in Iraq holds foreign workers in warehouses

Laugh break

Today's the day in Georgia! Post updates here!

Clif Bar employees get $500 to buy or repair a bicycle

Hans Johnson from In These Times On Prop 8 & Max Bergman, Eleanor Clift, Congressman...

So much lower prices on everything is a very good thing??..maybe not..

Bush History: Historians Speculate Bush is "the worst of the presidents". Also, the Death of Mandela

Chris Wallace: "Whatever Bush did after 9/11 was done to protect this country"

What is your Bermuda triangle of news?

Dickipedia entry for Rahm Emanuel

Bush = Nixon? Not So Fast, Says FNC’s Chris Wallace

No MSNBC for the online streaming crowd tonight?

No MSNBC for the online streaming crowd tonight?

Impeach Bush" Ornament Accepted To Hang On White House Christmas Tree

What did ya'll think of the planetary lineup last night?

Hey John Harwoord

Mormons: Your religion is bunk

Mormons: Your religion is bunk

New Melissa Etheridge Christmas Album: A New Thought For Christmas ("Mister Send My Baby Home")

Omaha Sniper gets 80 years to life in prison (“I imagine I was pissed off at black people”)

If I had a former American President available to help me out ....

watching the the martin race results trickle in online, this is agonizing

Has anyone seen this Chambliss video?

The Democratic Underground should sponsor a food drive

The economy is so bad .....................

So ..... they vote. They do a recount. It ends. The recount difference is in single digits ......

On Countdown, Howard Feinman is trashing the hell out of Bush.

KOs about to deconstruct Bush's delusional

Comcast Must Be Having a Hard Time Selling ADS

Ga election getting closer. It is now 60/40

where's the astronaut? (dial-up warning, large image)

A Few Reasons to Think Twice before Jumping into the Stock Market

Back during the last Depression .......

Please K&R for an update

They got hurt how?

This kind of upsets me. Obama cut a commercial for nominal dem [House] candidate Paul Carmouche

Time to target this seat for 2010

A depressing collection of short clips on the economy from Fox News

An Immoral Society

How did the Financial CEOs arrive in Washington?

Dickipedia entry for Karl Rove

I've met Hillary Clinton before. Let me be the first to remind you she is human.

With 36% of precincts reporting: Chambliss 61% to Martin's 39%

"The real battle line is the morning-after pill"

"Liberalism is a Mental Disorder" (And, me, without my camera)

Anne Marie Cox is too naive to appear with Rachel Maddow

Atheists in Foxholes: Preventing Religious Discrimination in the Military under an Obama Admn.

Venezuela's Chavez has new goal: to be president for life

Electric bills going down, I never thought I'd see this happen

NBC News projects a Chambliss win. Bastard.

Manchester, NH names bridge after GOP senator up for re-election

Indian intelligence officials intercepted a phone call about attack by sea

Georgia Election Results - December 02, 2008 General Election Runoff

Georgia Election Results - December 02, 2008 General Election Runoff

So WTF did McLame go to India?? ("in the wake of Mumbai terror attacks")

No super-majority in the Senate. Can we kick Lieberman out now?

Pines first-grader accused of using knife to rob classmate

Schwarzenegger wants to raise taxes

Music and Dancing anyone?

Subversive Xmas Tree Ornament Won't Hang from White House Tree

Consider where we are today, where will be tomorrow, and socialized medicine

Leo Gerard from USW was on Rachel

Franken's Good Day Shifts Odds on Recount

Anyone see that video?

First poll conducted after Obama's selection of national security team has been released

Stocks Are Less of Your Net Worth Than You Think! (Interesting Perspective)

High and Mighty: Suvs-The World's Most Dangerous Vehicles and How They Got That Way

Counter Strike: Should India bomb Pak Terror Camps?

Lewis Black is back on Comedy Central

Petition to drop charges those arrested by GOP goons !

Project Censored: Strong Denunciation against Misinformation

Independent UK: Hit the banks where it hurts

'Sophisticated' Bombs Used(Mumbai Attacks)

White House Christmas tree to include 'impeach Bush' message

FBI Impersonator Sends Me an EMAIL... What Should I do With This?

I'm getting impatient...when do we start the war on Christmas?

There are phone people, and then there are the rest of us

...they came for the organizers.. I kept silent.. when the came for me it was too late

What's your cuttoff/opt out/nevermind point in posting a reply?

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Franken gets bump from 171 found ballots -- but don't start celebrating yet..

First an 8 year old shoots his father

The hippie and the dropout

8 Trillion so far this depression - what did you get?

I think Couric got the new haircut

All he's saying is give brush a chance

A quesion on the Black Friday Walmart Death.

TEDTalk Tuesday: Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, and the coming "age bomb"

Sec. Gates: Stop-loss will continue through 2009 at least

Mexico's Drug War Goes Down in Flames

The Bush legacy in one pic!

Caskets of US troops inside a C-130

caption this

Prosecutor: "I'm here to tell the truth about Guantanamo" (BBC)

Hey Harry Reid = FU!

Who was worse than Bush?

TOON: Why do we even HAVE election campaigns?

Folks here broke branches over our heads to get us to vote for Obama

GM offers cuts in brands, salaries, debt, payroll

Reid: We won't smell the tourists anymore

I want to apologize for the negative tone of many of my recent posts

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”


Katrina vanden Heuvel: Why Robert Gates Is A Terrible Pick

I propose we set up an Obama Feedback Forum

Bush uses final 50 days in office to tout legacy


Does the coverage of the Mumbai attack seem surreal to anyone else?

Fundies: Obama turning 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue into The Castro

What's the latest about what's happening in Georgia? Martin vs. Chambliss? n/t

Why won't our vapid M$M cover Canada's political upheaval?

Mumbai attacks: Terrorists took cocaine, LSD to stay awake during assault

HEADS UP! David gregory is going to tell us why Rush thinks Hillary is good.

Unhinged conservatives

Hey "Mayor Palin". Barack Obama is not "Senator Obama". He's "President-Elect Obama".

YOU MUST CHOOSE: Bush or Nixon?

Bin Laden didn't fly either of the planes - cut him some slack

At malls, at schools, -- “Guns don’t kill people ... "

Rapture Ready: "This is our last Thanksgiving and Christmas as we know it."

When Will We Liberate the Iraqis?


Democrats may tax health benefits

Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, I just signed up for Food Stamps and Unemployment!

This GM Exec On Hardball Is Really Arrogant....

New fault line forms in health care fight (single-payer vs. public-private)

Wal-Mart Arms Greeters With Semi-Automatic Weapons

Diebold Vote Company Whistleblower and GOP Cyber Security Expert: 2002 Chambliss Senate Race Was

UN moves to urge worldwide decriminalization of homosexuality -- Vatican no likey

Clinton administration vets involved in Obama transition find White House "unrecognizable"

The shower quiz: if you asked for a bailout from Dumbya, would you qualify?

DeMint: Capitol Visitor Center Fails to Honor Faith

Yowza, anyone watch question period in the House of Commons today?

Who else is concerned about your teenager's addiction to text messaging?

a tip of the hat to one of the most conscientious posters on DU: unhappycamper...

Humor Me:

Can I get some feedback for one of my photos?

How much do we know about donations our millionaire congressmen and women have made to food banks?

Watching "Nazi America" on the History Channel, today, I saw a guy who looked a lot like...

Thanks from my Dad, whose story touched so many of you.

Wounded deer attacks hunter who shot him

Catholic Church Against Making Gay Death Penalty Illegal

My thoughts about Chambliss and Georgia

No 60 seat majority - we simply don't have the votes

When are Bristol Palin and self-described redneck Levi Johnston getting married?

Speaking of Nixon ...How many here are familiar with "HUSTON PLAN" ....??

Power Corrupts / Reid: "We won't smell the tourists any more"

Far beyond abortion

If India finds that terrorists that wish them harm are protected in areas of Pakistan

Peter Camejo -- Presente! A review of Camajo's inspiration

I thought Rethug governors were the great hurricane kings

His. Jaw. Dropped ! One hand secured it from other onlookers, the other went for the checkbook.

Shackled, bruised and "emaciated" teen escapes couple.

Were The Who responsible for eleven deaths in 1979?

"Oh sh*t," he mumbled. "I just broke the Internet." A True Story...Just Stunning ... LINK

some of you young folks been sayin to me hey pops whatchoo mean, what a wonderful world?

As long as we're talking Irish folk music, I think I should start a post about the WolfeTones

Well, Jim Morrison's dad died and I just found out Katie Couric older sister had

When my dog humped my leg, I thought he was telling me he loved me...

"I've Loved You So Long"

Does anyone else hear that?

I'll tell you a story because I can't sleep.

How music affects your driving

'I've never heard so much disgraceful music as I've heard on the radio this year at Christmas time.'

Ok, Daniel Craig fans check in here.

I've got a big cock.

Fuggit... i'm going to bed.

The thread of good covers.

I'm totally freaking cat just peed on my bed!

Do you ever click on a poll, then not vote?

I am expecting a huge FedEx shipment of baloney and a 55 gallon drum of dippin' mustard.

HA! Apple now recommending that Mac users install antivirus software.

Can a Ceramic Lamp That Has Been Broken be Restored?

The Lounge could use some fixin'. It doesn't have enough Mojo Nixon

Please post a youtube video of your credit card.

Hey Jude + Chipmunks + Hugh Laurie = Comedy goldmine

Where can I get a good table lamp?

All my college/grad school roomates are dead. Is that weird?

Baby Talk

Torture is Hot!

The Lounge could use some fixin'. It doesn't have enough Futurama Nixon

Please Caption this photo. Thank you.

We Three Kings - Reggae stylee

What Christmas is all about..

Paul Desmond's Greensleeves

Premise: America likes nostalgia.

Vince Guaraldi Trio "Christmastime Is Here"

What Do the Lonely Do At Christmas?

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer

This Christmas

Love Comes With Christmas - The Temptations

Good morning Lounge

George W. Bush Belongs In Prison

Marvin Gaye - I want to come home for christmas

Snoopy - Skating

Vince Guaraldi Trio - "Christmas Is Coming"

What does a naked turtle look like?

Caption Three Cat Photos:

Should I walk around the

Someone buy me one of these for Christmas.

Just to reiterate: I am strange.

LostinVA Has Changed Her DU Name To Cyndi Lopper

Teacher sells adspace on test papers lol

Dag nabbit!!

When Is Boston Legal Series Finale

Who chewed the plug off the vintage lamp?

Terrorist Diary: A thinking mans post

who peed in LynneSin's coffee?

John Coltrane's My Favorite Things

Help me prioritize a difficult day.

You know what this place needs? Some Reverend Horton Heat

"Pay attention,

I am pissed! I know this is totally off any relevant subject, HOWEVER

Today is my wedding anniversary. Friday is the anniversary of my divorce hearing.

Elisabeth Hasslebeck says that noted Indian Scholar should go "light a bowl of incense".

I gave my teen daughter a "mental health" day off from HS

All is full of love

Best Christmas song to appall the family?

Man says God ordered him to ram vehicle at 100 mph -

I bet none of you gets earworms like the one I've got.

I know we're supposed to be at war with Christmas, but I really want the Rubber Ducky nativity

There've been no tragedies for over a week. What should I do?

Should I get the Genesis 2009 calendar again this year or go for change with a Phil Collins one?


OK, is this a good idea or not: Sticky Toffee Pudding Cheese?

Who peed in the coffee?

Parche Has Changed His DU Name To ImmaIdiot

This is for you (you know who you are)

How often do you take in your recycling?

Facebook needs a "become a hater" option.

I want to thank you all in helping me reach this goal.

Favorite Theery

How come congressional politics reminds me of a regimental barber

I feel petty and jealous

Jeremiah was a bullfrog...

Holy Shit. It's Really Happening. The Specials Are On Tour!!!

Should I get the Led Zeppelin 2009 calendar again this year or go for some change with a Rush one?

I'm going to inherit millions!!!!

my favorite XM/Sirius channel is finally up! (XM Holliday Pops)

My hands are cold.

"Cooking by the Book" A Lil' Bigger Mix by Mastgrr

Exactly 21 days until Festivus!

ideas for a teenage girl free(ish) Christmas gifts?

Did the people who invented 'coffee' invent 'coffee withdrawl'?

Plural clothing (23 shopping days left)

Do you still watch The Orifice?

Brokencyde - Freaxx, I defy you to find a worse music video/song

Anyone know where I can get the little red envelopes for Chinese New Year?

Do you still wach The Office?

The Top 18 Barack Obama Campaign Slogans

I'm about to watch the best movie you've probably never seen.

Am I really the only person here who's hit on and dated "ugly" people?

I have the worst cold EVER

Here is a preview of the new Rush calendar that LynneSin has ordered...

My analyst told me that I was right out of my head

Have I been drafted? Am I in the middle of the War on Christmas?

I need help with making a Christmas song play list.

Tonight, I have to get Kleenex and prep for this SWOT workshop

Catwoman get out of my brain!!

I've got big boobs.

Can anyone here explain the combo meal deal thing to me?

Which Willy Wonka movie is better? Discuss!

Was Freddie Mercury Really A Horrible Singer?

wine thread

Who wants to live forever?

Who Is In A Fowl Mood?

I Dedicate This Song To LynneSin

Shut up monkey!

Diana Ross, "Never Can Say Goodbye"

Who, one can safely say, will NEVER be People Mag's Sexiest Man Alive?

Well, I'm 50 years old today...

What holiday song do you wish would just 'go away'?

Inappropriate christmas gift? Or not?


I am an emotional trainwreck today.

The Lounge could use some fixin'. It doesn't have enough Don Dixon

Roberta Flack Feat. Dolly

Today is my good friend JennaLaw's Birthday.

Written on bottle: Warning: Kalms sleep may make you feel sleepy.

It really just never ends...They want to put my Mom in a nursing home

It really just never ends...They want to put my Mom in a nursing home

Have You Ever Breathed Fresh Air?


Anyone for Rambo Bells? It's Christmassy

Tonight, I have to study and prep for this SWOT workshop

It really sucks when good people are going through bad shit

Random Quiz thread.

K is now starting to work on the project from hell.


If you were turned into a food dish right now, what would it be?

Ye dogs, I'm 49...

Cat Stevens, get out of my brain!!

Vintage TV Theme Songs/Tunes You Hate to Have Stuck in Your Head.

What Is That Awful Noise I Am Hearing

Only Time Will Tell

"Governing from the Center" is Just Warmed Over Conservatism

I got fleece lined Crocs knockoffs.

Guess what? I actually LIKE the song 'The Christmas Shoes'.

Dominatrix Sleeps Tonight


Oh, it's on. East coast / West coast turf war in GD.

BabyMidlo is playing Guitar Hero in the next room.

It's DELILAH time!!!!!

fuck it, this gets it's own post: What the fuck was Liz talking about the other day?

If you need a laugh, CLICK HERE! (pic heavy)


Turtleandsue Bowling Gutterball Queen

Licorice: Bi-polar poll

Tipping Etiquette: USPD and UPS delivery person.

I no longer believe in free trade

I no longer believe in free trade

I no longer believe in free trade

OK - say I only like Dylan Thomas' poetry

Intelligence get out of my brain!!

Jackass - love it or leave it?

Okay. Everybody: Repeat after me:

Best Christmas group

Check THESE out- Vibram's Five Fingers shoes


What causes bruises on dogs?

Please tell me what this sticker means on my banana...

The kitten is renamed Diablo Kitty

I posted this burried in another thread. My dad died on Nov 28 1998

It Was a Very Good Year

BEST Remake Of A Song Ever

With my luck, if I had kids, one of them would turn in this assignment

Lalo Schifrin & BBC Bigband - Mission: Impossible

I really hate looking for a movie or a DVD that someone has but in the wrong box,

Scorpio's Theme

A beautiful night - A good day - GD/DU was there for me, one of my last ops of the year

The Danube Incident

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 12/2/2008)

"They Laughed When I Accused My parents, so

all i want for christmas is you

There is a flamewar going on at my local Craigslist!

Share your reader's vocabulary (i.e., your chronically mispronounced words)

Oh Yessss!! "All I want for Christmas is you" soo very delicious

Fly Me to the Moon (picture and youtube)

I love our pellet stove

what's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of the band: CREED?

Ugly Christmas Lights - I know some of these have to be my neighbors!!

Woot for FIXED internet!!!!

fuck, I think I'm sober

Hold the newsreader's nose squarely, waiter, or friendly milk will countermand my trousers.

I have a buddy that watches fringe on tuesday nights

Man tries to pay bill with spider drawing.

Which part of winter do you prefer?

So.....whaddya have to do to get a reply on DU?

Do you know the way to Bat Country?

The puppycam puppies are playing like crazy right now

would you apply for a job with a "faith based" company? n/t

Has anybody else seen the HARVEY MILK movie?

Who else is concerned about parents complaining on internet message boards about texting?

Does anyone here remember the great Easter Egg Furor of 2007?

Anyone know what song this is?

Kitten playing with Great Dane

Do you like my new sig pic?

Please praise this thread. Thank you.

WORST bar band / cover band / tribute band lead vocalist replacement in a legendary rock band

So what's this about a coup in Canada?

BREAKING NEWS: The puppies are escaping!!!

I could use a coupla hands to hold Lucy while I take the bandage off her leg

Anyone besides me find those "Red Hat" clubs for little old ladies annoying?

Favorite computer that Captain Kirk destroyed?

What does it really mean when a woman says she "needs some space"?

How many views will Aristus's "God is punishing me" thread get by midnight?

Get off my...!

Here is a cheongsam similar to what K will wear for her presentation

Post something funky

Take Five

Meanwhile back at the religious wars..........

My Dad has Parkinson's Disease.

Can someone explain shitty surveillance cameras to me?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/2/08

Check out 1:17 on this YouTube.

I know loungers will enjoy this... today's question period from the Canadian Government

Tuesday night LOLcats (only one)

Cutest video you will see today!

When they write your obituary

what's grosser: cockroaches or earwigs?

If you and I had dated then split up and one night I showed up at your house

I WON $3.7 MILLION DOLLARS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What does it really mean when a woman says she "needs some Mace"?

Okay, that's it. I'm putting down my official wager proposal to turtlensue re: Ravens-Skins

What the Hell is going on with Levi's commercials?

The Polar Express

Something to do.

I'm a girly drink drunk. Hell yeah, I can admit it.

I hate the pets section on craiglist

Who did you know who died of AIDS? Please post their names for World AIDS day

Have you ever noticed that people....

I'm sick. God is punishing me for my "Red Hat Ladies" thread.

Figure Study Drawing Part Deux

We are not talking anymore.

Tina Fey on the cover of Vanity Fair...

Need good vibes for my son's girlfriend...

This man is going to die soon, at the age of 23. Causa mortis: religious idiocy.

Kitten Picture of the Day for Wednesday December 3

Music fans...Does your brain work this way?

Phrases that make you instantly stop reading a post:

Favorite Classical Computer.

Am I the only one concerned with Obama's nomination of Jim Jones for NSA?

Muscle Relaxants are teh shit!

Design your own offensive ornament ...

sad week in the pirate household

Very best Anvil Chorus rendition EVER!

What character from fiction died the most?

I'd like to recommend a book to all of my Lounge friends.

Favorite classical composer.

Whine Thread,

So, uhm, anybody here in love with Trader Joe's?

Are you addicted to white noise when you sleep?

Post your best albums of 2008 lists here

"When a poor man eats a chicken,

OMG. Krispy Kreme Bread Pudding

Why did I get a puppy?

Candy Cane Tootsie Roll Pops: Crack on a stick?

I was hoping the Democratic Underground would have more Holden Caulfield types.

Mullen 'very positive' after first meeting with Obama

Obama needs to bail out workers

If President Obama doesn't employ General Clark, will Secretary Clinton?

Obama expected to report $100 million in fund raising for October

Obama's senate seat offered to Luis Gutierrez

A question about all the lawsuits concerning Obama's birth certificate, etc

It will be interesting to see if these so called 'Conservative Republican' Governors turn down

Web ad popping up everywhere reminding me to vote in the December 2 runoff.

Note to CNN: There is no Assistant Secretary of State for African American Affairs.»

You know those Japanese soldiers who refused to admit WWII had ended?

Well folks - today is the day. How's about a calming circle? Send Jim Martin your positive vibes.

Vice President For SUPERTRAIN

FL-Sen: Sink Won't Run

LOL - Biden at Gov Mtg- during opening says no one pays attention to him anymore so maybe Gov Palin

Limbaugh endorses Hillary for Secretary of State... "Brilliant Stroke"

Obama Names Louis Caldera to Military Office Director

FireDogLake: Will a President Obama Fight for the Employee Free Choice Act?

you can support the artist who made the impeachment ornament

He's not President yet

US Senate Recount Data (MN Secy State)

**Heads Up: Obama Meets with the Nation's Governors, Live from Philly!! **

OMG...SNL Needs To Get Tina Fey Back.....

Mary Beth Maxwell for Labor Secretary?

Obama's Looming Afghanistan Quagmire

GOP FL Sen. Martinez won’t run in 2010

Politico Breaking: Mel Martinez is not going to Run for Senate

Any good liberals on the Florida bench?

The ultimate advice to the Obamas thread: there are all kinds of

Join the Discussion: Former Sen. Daschle responds on health care

Obama AG pick defended Guantánamo policy

Gates stays. Most of his deputies go.

"Oh sh*t," he mumbled. "I just broke the Internet." A True Story...Just Stunning ... LINK

"Meet the DE-Pressed." Haha Sludge! Let NBC know how pissed

Jimmy Carter: Obama will restore human rights

What's Really at Stake in Georgia's Senate Runoff

Someone reminded me that Hillary Clinton never did apologize for her Iraq vote.

BREAKING? Franken is leading by almost 5000 votes? as of last night's SOS numbers!

Shades of the Florida Recount Fiasco Keep Popping Up in the Franken Race.... LINK

"She was typing a note on one Blackberry and had a second Blackberry in front of her"

How exactly was this ballot not counted?

I just met Jim Martin.

PUMA websites REALLY go crazy this time.

Murkowski to Palin: Meeeow!

what percentage do you think Jim has a chance of winning?

Change we can believe in...

Sen. Mel Martinez of Fla. won't seek re-election

Georgia exit pole

Obama did NOT buy ring for Michelle, spokesman says

Almost time for a new email signature - help a girl come up with a positive one

Non-sensical talking point: "Obama's picks will do HIS bidding, not theirs'"

My wife and I just voted for Jim Martin and I bought us a lottery ticket.

Attorney Gen pick praised by gay rights org

Ok, just got home, where can I find GA election results?

Quiz: What is the proper form of address for G. H. W. Bush?

Newsflash: Hillary Clinton is progressive

Am I the only one concerned with Obama's nomination of Jim Jones for NSA?

Tuesday TOONS part 2: Expectations met and otherwise

Georgia results coming in SOON! edit: 2 minutes!!

Another one of Bill Clinton's legacies-He kept us safe for 7 years.

Politico - Democrats expect Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Calif.) to be tapped U.S. Trade Rep.

John Kerry: Keep the Momentum Going

It sounds like Eric Holder is going to be dealing with a Repuke fire storm

Christmas Colors for the White House: Red, White and Impeach

CNN has GA runn-off results w county map! Here:

I had a moment of Schadenfreude today (((PICS)))

Campbell Brown: Obama's 'This Is Fun For The Press' Remark Wrong

Campbell Brown: Obama's 'This Is Fun For The Press' Remark Wrong

Will Jeb Bush run for the open senate seat in Florida?

RFK Jr on short list for Senator Clinton's seat

***Georgia Results***

Sarah Palin Still Wearing Campaign Clothes

To worried DUers: no one is Obama's "brain" except for Obama.

538 and MSNBC call the race for Saxby Chambliss

"I'd like to think that they think I'm someone who didn't sell their soul."

You can call Obama "Godfather." Bear with me here, folks....

Senator Bush? Jeb that is...

As for the 16-month goal, Mr. Gates said, “I’m less concerned about that timetable.”

Jeb Bush Would Not Go the Senate Unless He Had Intentions on the Presidency

Populace vs. populous

Hillary's speech to the UN in '95 on women's rights.

Activists expect Clinton to propel women's rights

Activists expect Clinton to propel women's rights

Can you believe it is next month.

Franken campaign mgr on hartmann - down to 50 votes

Question: Didn't Martin run AWAY from Obama during the GE?

This Fucking Election Part II: Election 2008 in Review

Resolved: For the next eight years, whenever Biden is on TV the caption should be: 'Not Sarah Palin'

Yep It's official alright we're in a recession....

I voted for Jim Martin today my only wish is that more people had done the same.

John McCain is lucky the election wasn't on Dec 4th

Oh man.. you have to help DU this local yocal poll !!

**Video: PE Obama Meets with the Nation's Governors 12/02** (and pics)

Face it. Clinton legally cannot be SoS.

Face it. Clinton legally cannot be SoS.

It's official (almost) Richardson to get Commerce Spot

Obama’s national security team and the failure of American democracy

Thank GOD Obama will be the president

Big News Orgs Help Bush Whitewash History Of Iraq War

Was anyone else troubled yesterday that LOU DOBBS was so excited over Obama's cabinet picks..

Best comeback remarks to the Obama Birth Certificate idiots

Chris Wallace picks on Opie...

USA Today Poll: Obama sports >75% approval rating [graphs added]

You just can't make this stuff up.

Ladies & Gentleman, may I propse a toast, for all that's to come!

K and R this thread to insist the windfall profits tax stay in Obama's program

Why I'm not upset about PE Obama's cabinet picks...

Do you think Al will win?

PHOTOS Aw, she's just another face (or back of head) in the crowd

BRILLIANT! The man is BRILLIANT! (Govs. meeting)

Everybody wants the Obama brand to rub off on them. A couple of recent examples:

Something I have been thinking about for a while: The Nuclear Option.

On MSNBC now. Gates announcing his Deputies are out.

Wallace Defends Bush’s Abuses Of Power, Says Comparison To Nixon Is ‘A Gross Misreading Of History’

Chambliss victoy proves two things.

The Rude Pundit: "Obama's Cabinet Choices Are Shut the Fuck Up"

"Impeach Bush" Ornament Accepted For Hanging On White House Christmas Tree

TPM: Franken is within 13 votes of beating Coleman, with 7% of recount left to complete

David Gergen just said Chambliss's win is a big victory for...

PHOTO Hmm, some support you can do without!

Obama Will Be The Third U.S. President Born With Dual Nationality

Would it have made the difference had Obama campaigned for Martin in GA?

What's left? Agriculture, Educatin and Interior?

Clinton and US Foreign Policy: If It Is Broken, Then Fix It

Just lovely...had someone ask me why I don't talk like Palin-

I am not the problem.

UN Ambassador-nominee Susan Rice: I’m not going to ask John Bolton for advice.

Kerry fields questions, calls for prosecutions of private sector wrongdoing in economic crisis

At least she got to stand behind the podium

OK, now that Saxby Chickenshit won, can we kick Joe LIEberman out of the party?

Ed Rendell caught on a "hot mike"

Matt Taibbi in Rolling Stone: The Whore Factor

Why Do Parents Lie To Their Kids About Santa Claus?

This Whole Fucking "Balance of Power" Shit is Fucking Ridiculous

Two different covers? Help me out? What's diff about them?

Per MSNBC: RFK Jr. and THE BILL both remove their name from NY Senate consideration


Obama has declared that the US should maintain the "strongest military on the planet"

Why do you think Kerry was left out in the cold?

Oklahoma Democrats fundraising to keep their 50 State staffers for another month.

It's not about "Left,Right or Center"...It's about Status Quo Power and Wealth

Secretary of Interior --- any idea who President Elect Obama may pick?

No place for terrorists’ bodies in ‘sacred India’: Muslim group

Sarah Palin Still Wearing Campaign Clothes

Bush uses final 50 days in office to tout legacy

Integrity, Generosity Define North Country Smokehouse Owner

Thailand prime minister to step down after court strips him of office

Economic Signs Point to Longer, Deeper Recession

Bailout Monitor Sees Lack of a Coherent Plan

Gates's Top Deputies May Leave - Major Shifts at Pentagon Anticipated in Obama Administration

Christmas Colors for the White House: Red, White and Impeach

Bomb outside Iraq primary school kills 4

Pakistan, an international migraine, says former US Secretary Madeleine Albright

Bill Clinton mentioned for wife's Senate seat

Mel Martinez To Retire

Coalition nations departing Iraq

India Warned Of Mumbai Attacks

One Gunshot Victim in Philadelphia K-Mart Shooting

Obama Addresses National Governors Association: I'll help cash-strapped states

Colo. man charged with libel over Craigslist posts

Toomey: Specter faces tougher road in 2010

Credit-card industry may cut $2 trillion lines

Indictments against Cheney, Gonzales dismissed

Thai Supreme Court Dissolves PPP (Taksin Party) Major blow to government

Deer gets revenge after hunter shoots him

Jurors Wanted to Convict Lori Drew of Felonies, But Lacked Evidence

Anti-whaling activists joined by Daryl Hannah

Va. GOP chief: Obama ("is a terrorist") remark was stupid; no apology

Obama to name Richardson to head Commerce Dept.(tomorrow at press conf)

Pirates fire on US cruise ship in hijack attempt

GM to slash up to 31,500 jobs in US

Nato split over Ukraine and Georgia

Ford executives propose pay cut - $1/year

Bush = Nixon? Not So Fast, Says FNC’s Chris Wallace

Thailand: Court Rules, Government Falls, Protesters leave airports

NSG not to be blamed for hostage death: Israel

China: 6 babies may have died from (melamine) tainted milk (300,000 sickened)

Georgia Voting in Senate Runoff Today

Radical preacher sent back to prison as (UK) judges rule on secret evidence

Exxon's Tillerson gets $4 million bonus in 2008, pay hike

Judge Questions Telecom Immunity

Explosion rips through India train

US soldiers re-enlisting because of poor economy

GM CEO heading to Capitol by way of Malibu

Texas-based Pilgrim’s Pride seeks bankruptcy protection

Nato 'to resume ties with Russia'

Tweeter shuts down, leaving workers without pay

White House preparing health care bombshell

Blackwater holding anti-piracy meetings in London

Ex-Prosecutor Says Guantanamo is "Stain on America"

15 Officers in Illinois Are Charged in F.B.I. Sting

Feds to Judge: Don't 'Second Guess' Bush Domestic Spy Program

Senate, Assembly Resolutions Support Proposition 8 Repeal

New rules give consumers way to opt out of 'robo calls'

U.S. can keep guidelines for quizzing travelers a secret, judge rules

Harvard-Led Sale of Private-Equity Stakes Hits Values( Selling Private Equity Stakes at Big Losses)

Rove: Obama security team represents continuity

Nations to sign cluster munitions ban pact

171 uncounted ballots turn up; gain for Franken

After Sharp Words on C.I.A., Obama Faces a Delicate Task

G.M. Asks for $18 Billion as It Tries to Avoid Collapse

Windows market share dives to new low

Denton jailer facing suspension for offering to release detainee if he voted for McCain

Michigan tries to slow foreclosures

Apple pushes anti-virus for Macs

Airlines Hurting; Delta Hints At Layoffs

Chambliss Appears to be Ahead in Early Reporting -

Military contractor in Iraq holds foreign workers in warehouses

UAW Weighs 11th-Hour Bailout Concessions

Gates: Military Looks to Accelerate Iraq Pullout

Jeb Bush Ponders Florida Senate Run

Ford, Toyota Say November Sales Tumbled More Than 30%

Broader medical refusal rule may go far beyond abortion

Customers injured in crush suing Wal-Mart

Dallas Mayor Tom Leppert and billionaire Boone Pickens snarl DART’s plans to buy new buses

Franken campaign says recount margin down to 50 votes

Public Cheers for "Taxpayer's Field," Proponents Say(Citifield-New Mets Ballpark)

White House nixes tree ornament for impeachment

Ford CEO offers to work for $1 a year

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 2

Obama Will Fight For Wiretap Immunity, Bush Lawyer Tells Judge

CanadianTories: 'Radical' coalition must be stopped

Nixon tapes: Ruthless, cynical, profane

Rwanda singer jailed for genocide

Police investigator: there were no e-mails on computer Raúl Reyes

U.S. Steel to lay off 3,500 employees

Obama's DHS pick may find support for raising H-1B cap at confirmation hearing

GOP's Chambliss wins Georgia Senate runoff

Daryl Hannah makes splash with whale campaign

US Federal Budget: check where your money is going

Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism

Palin’s Wearing the RNC’s Clothes Again!

Afghan Strategy Poses Stiff Challenge for Obama

Why We Need EFCA

Luxury Shame - Why even the very rich are cutting back on conspicuous consumption.

Hillary Clinton nutcracker inventor Gibson Carothers - the early years

Bush in His Own Words

Terkel's legacy: real people, real history

Presidential Race Is Still Alive in Georgia Runoff

Iceland: The country that became a hedge fund

200 Uncounted Ballots Suddenly Found - Franken Race

NYT editorial: Mr. Obama’s Team

LGBT Coalition Backs Employee Free Choice Act

NYT editorial: The Gun Lobby’s Loss

Great commentary in today's Detroit Free Press: re auto industry

Auto Executives to Return to D.C. in Flintstones Car

Guardian UK: In this recession, we want comfort culture to go with our comfort food

Act Two: The Struggle Continues

GOP Loonie in Whitley, KY

The BAD part about Bush leaving

For the GOP, Economic Meltdown May Have Happened a Wee Bit Early

Five Palestinians hurt in clashes with settlers in Hebron

Livni and French MP clash over Gaza during EU speech

Haaretz writer held for entering Gaza

Renegotiating the ceasefire

IDF declares Hebron 'house of contention' a closed military zone

Settlers rampage through West Bank villages; Mosques vandalized

From ChangeDotGov: President-Elect Barack Obama's National Security Team (entire press conference)

Money Minute: Recession, Paulson, Oil

"No.Henry, no. AIDS is what homosexuals have. I have liver cancer."

Michael Parenti -- Functions of Fascism (Real History)

"The Great Dictator"

Who Owns America

TPMtv: Announcing 2nd Annual Golden Duke Awards in public corruption

Countdown: Turkey Talk Nov. 26, 2008

Countdown: Steve Clemons Inverview Dec. 1, 2008 on Obama, Pakistan/Mumbai, R. Armitage

BBC: Shocking conditions inside Baghdad's Rusafa Prison (the 'new era' of Iraqi human rights?)

Chris Bowers Explains To Matthews: Obama Ran as a Centrist

Rice Performs Piano Recital for The Queen

El cant dell ocells (song of the birds)

Whale Wars - Flashbang Grenade Attack

Daschle & Aronson - Obama Healthcare Video Discussion

Cheney Indictments Dismissed in Willacy County Texas

McCotter Fights for Automotive Industry and Workers

AP: Obama Seeks to Reassure Nervous Governors

President Elect Barack Obama Limited Edition Coin

Bill Hicks on Ronald Reagan: Facts versus image

Bush honored with FIRST "International Medal of P.E.A.C.E."

Steve Jobs Is Dead

AP: Capitol Hill Christmas Tree Lighting

Today I Met The Boy I'm Gonna Marry (Support Gay Marriage)

$30,000.00 Obama Ring Scam

Obama nat'l security team: change or more of the same?

Democracy Now! Obama nat'l security team: change or more of the same?- 2/3

Democracy Now! Obama nat'l security team: change or more of the same?- 3/3

Bush's "Quaint" Take On Posse Comitatus

Yes, this video is old, but yet it never gets old

Rachel Maddow Show: Author Bacevich - Obama Should Rethink Afghanistan Strategy

Colbert Report: Atheist Christmas Cards

Charlie Gibson Interviews Bush, calls him an excellent political analyst and commentator

Impeach Bush Banner on Trailer - Cops pull us over! - The VR

George Bush is GONE

President Obama is sexaaay

Scarborough spews more **** on Franken

Rachel Maddow: Why won't Obama prosecute war crimes, torture?

Don't Ever Give Up!

TYT: Gen. Wesley Clark's Son W/ Cenk On Terrorist Attacks & Religious Extremism

Delaware Guard to get new headquarters

Blackwater holding anti-piracy meetings

Closing arguments expected in fragging case

Webb wants to put dwell-time rule into law

2 soldiers probed for Afghan prisoner abuse

Obama taps Gates to stay as defense secretary

Commission: Bio attack likely in next 5 years

Police ID shooting victim as Richardson soldier

S. Korea ends Iraq deployment

Akaka wants DoD, VA to review war-zone toxins

(Army Times) Editorial: Show troops the money

(Army Times) Backtalk: At last, vindication

Only 1 U.S. death last month in Afghanistan

Program provides Christmas for wounded troops

(Navy Times) Editorial: Tweak GI Bill for reservists

Sarin vapor leak detected at Ky. depot

2 arrested for alleged exchange robbery attempt

Gates promises Minot airmen money, attention

Laser fired from nose of 747 for first time

(Air Force Times) Backtalk: Take nuclear missiles off ‘knee-jerk’ alert

General: Barksdale will grow

’Chemical Ali’ sentenced to death

Russian frigate escorts ships off Somalia

Robot mechanics stay busy as machines take a beating

Official: Long deployments less effective

Dongducheon may get police department

Soldier in murder-for-hire case back in U.S.

Army waited to tell of possible security breach

Article 32 for abuse allegations begins

COLA decreases in U.K.

Naples area to see more strikes

Panel Finds WMD Attack Likely by 2013

Obama's Vow to Change DoD Meets Facts

Informant: Dix suspects trained for holy war

Springfield Armory's Close, Fast Shooter

Accidental Overdose Killed Afghan Vet

Russia Test-fires ICBM From Sub

As Suicides Climb, a Search for 'Why?'

Vance airman jailed on porn complaints

India Demands Custody of Pak Suspects

Pirates fail to hijack U.S. cruise liner

Study finds Antarctic seas richer in life than tropics

"Welcome Back USA We've Missed You"

Carbon Detectives Are Tracking Gases in Colorado

Heat we emit could warm the Earth

The Alliance for Wild Ethics

Hawaii’s Moon Shot

Peak Oil Review - Dec 1

Populations Of Some African Migratory Mammals - Wildebeest, Antelope Species - Falling Rapidly

PEMEX Rolls Dice On "Fiendish" Difficulties Of Chicontepec Field As Output Plummets - Reuters

Chevron Delays Budget Announcement Until January - "Re-examining" Business Plan

Saudi Aramco Pulls Plug On $1 Billion Planned Restart Of Dammam Field

North Atlantic Convective Mixing Resumes After Decade Off - Will Further Boost Ocean CO2 Uptake

Kurt Cobb - The Overoptimized Society - Energy Bulletin

BBC - Measles Cases In England And Wales Top 1,000 For First Time In Decade

Brazil sets plan to cut deforestation by 70 percent over 10 years

US backing of wind farm could come this week (Cape Wind)

High Court Case Tests Power Plants' Water Rules

US states sign tropical forest pledge

Soot darkens ice, stokes runaway Arctic melt: study

Toronto's $50 billion mass transit expansion/greening ambitions

EPA to gut mountaintop mining rule protecting streams

Measuring extinction, species by species

Science Daily - Excessive Nitrogen Uptake Can Produce Toxic Soil Acidification, As In Slovakia Now

Glaciers are growing in GD

Fred Thompson Fat Cigar, Rich Leather Talkin' Down To Dumb Americans

As Talks Begin, Scientists Report Climate Breakdown Faster, More Sweeping Than IPCC Outlook - AFP

Bailout Monitor Sees Lack of a Coherent Plan

Every Trick in the Book

Question re; investments; or, possibly why trickle down theory doesn't seem to work

Pimco cancels dividend payments for 6 funds

China Reserves to Pass $2 Trillion;

US Treasury 10-yr CDS hits record high

Death at Wal-Mart didn't have to happen


This is neither a recession nor a depression.

NYT: Some Federal Workers Lose Bargaining Rights (W's executive order on Monday)

With Dallas Local, AFGE Adds to Reputation as THE Union for TSA Employees

Today in labor history Dec 1, 10,000 pickets jam the sidewalk in front a Boston Store in Milwaukee

Machinists Union Warns Against Blaming Auto Workers, Retirees

American Airlines, Transport Workers Union open talks Tuesday

Today in labor history Dec 2, 4 US religious women were murdered by soldiers in El Salvador

Dedham, Mass., temp placement company agrees to pay 973 employees more than $1.8 million in back wag

Labor Dept. Accused of Straying From Enforcement

First Student Workers in Alaska Vote to Authorize Strike Action

Squeezed Starbucks workers call on management to share the burden (on black Friday Mall America)

RI, Michigan lead the nation in unemployment 9.3%


A message to all members of My Gay Wedding Space

Urge Your Representatives to Support the Invalidation of Prop 8

A message to all members of DNH8.ORG

Have You Seen the Hate on the Gay Rights Threads At Change. org?

Hans Johnson from In These Times talks about the latest news surrounding Prop 8. Also...

Someone Who Can Argue This Needs To Reply

Hillary's first diplomatic action

'Coming Out at Christmas' — the London Gay Men's Chorus

Petition to Gates

My proposal for the next Day without a Gay

Anti-Gay Democrat Mayor of Birmingham AL Arrested by FBI

From my local paper: Happy Dads say adoption felt close to home

I would extend gay marriage rights to all gay couples... except one & I mean it!

I think gays moved in across the street.

LGBT Coalition Backs Employee Free Choice Act

Vatican trashes first UN declaration of LGBT human rights

Gay Bible angers Christians

Plan Colombia Devastates Afro-Colombian Communities

Chavez seeks change in constitution (again) so he can run

Betancourt In Colombia, Begins South America Trip

Peru's president urges "silence" on controversial remarks by army commander

"An issue cannot be consulted twice during the same term in office"

LTTE, Des Moines Register: Bravo, Bolivia, for kicking out U.S. DEA

ALBA to Establish Common Currency Called "Sucre" Plus Cuba Calls for New World Financial Structure

If You Will Be in NY for New Year's Eve - Party to Celebrate 50th Anniv of Cuban Revolution

If You Are in Chicago - Documentary to Air 12-7/12-14 "Posada Carriles: Terrorism Made in the USA"

James Petras-"The Great Land Giveaway: Neo-Colonialism by Invitation"

Venezuela's Chavez has new goal: to be president for life

Woody Paige chalkboard message generator

TV Sports commentators are dumber then political ones

For the first time, Steve Spurrier (U of Florida) is concerned with someone's test results.

What about Utah?

Worst helmet/logo in NFL...

Stupid Question: Where do we go once the interest rate is cut to ZERO?

1 in 5 young adults has personality disorder

More than half of the employees in CDC's Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases are contractors

DailyOM: Universal Feelings - Everything is Relative

Which asteroids tend to be the most important in astrology charts?

Pakistan's Sufi influence and the rise of the Taliban.

Does anyone remember ... this psychic?


Party like it's 1979!

Moon, Venus, and Jupiter

Into the Past

Attorney General nominee Eric Holder opposes RKBA so he would be in heaven if H.R. 1022 passes.

This post is about RKBA versus right to health care so I’ll post it in DU’s Guns Fortress.

need some more cheesecake help.

how do you think cheesecake would do in a convection oven?

Ask an ex-Jehovah's Witness.

War on Santa

Muslims, what's a "jinn" ?

A seemingly simple question I have been meaning to ask.

In Pakistan the Sufi Influence vs. Taliban

The War on Yule

A wonderful winter soup and salad

The next scientific revolution: Neural Buddhism.

Ask a Buddhist.

How long do skeletons last if a person was buried without a coffin or embalming?

Very nice high-res (12M pixels) ISS picture on APOD today

Meteorite hunters hit pay dirt in Canadian prairie (from that huge fireball two weeks ago)

Planet Found Orbiting Puffed-Up Star

PHOTOS: Alien-like Squid Seen at Deep Drilling Site

Astronomy Students Find New Galaxy Their First Time Out

Can someone give me a Cloning For Dummies version of the cloning process of a mammal?

Gay penguins in baby theft shock

About that Jupiter - Venus thing -- it's hard to picture the geometry

Rare Live Prehistoric Shark Photographed- This guy looks like Nessie

He Found the Innate Humanity in the Human Brain


More evidence of CIA-backed syndicate involvement in Mumbai attacks

9/11 Official CT Advocate Murders over 100,000

UT gets $15 million gift for history center (Gov. Dolph Briscoe)

I have done something to make my computer pull pages that do not fill the whole screen.

computer showing its age...upgrade or buy new?

Apple suggests Mac users install antivirus software

Could someone check the Google blog search for me?

What is the ORIGINAL organization that registers domain names?

Harper Index: Activists need to frame coalition politics correctly to win the day.

My MP's the NDP eavesdropper.

Online coalition-backers gain steam

Canadian DUers - Does this copy make any sense to you?

Boy George in Escort Bondage Trial

The Globe and Mail calls for Harper to resign. The National Post says Canada is finished

Kerry fields questions, calls for prosecutions of private sector wrongdoing in economic crisis

Anything going on with Kerry's birthday?

JK on HuffPo: Keep the Momentum Going

Boston progressive talk???

Al Giordano confirms that Dodd might take the SFRC chairmanship back in '11.

Damian Green fiasco: Lord Levy's Cash-for-Honors solicitor acting

Abu Qatada back in the slammer

Row over Green 'grooming' claims

A way to help pets and their owners during the bad economy

But...but...Milwaukee is a TAX HELL THAT'S BAD FOR BUSINESS!