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Archives: December 25, 2008

A book for a belated Present maybe...

Storm on its way to SoCal

Blago & Friends...

mini-unblock is fine; or, just because you're paranoid doesn't mean he's not allergic to peanuts

Post your favorite 2008 youtubes right here!

Where's the MSM Coverage of the Death of Connell, a Top Bush/Rove/GOP Operative?

Where's the MSM Coverage of the Death of Connell, a Top Bush/Rove/GOP Operative?

If we don't stand together, we die alone

Longtime employee gets unjust surprise

Bush widraws one of 19 pardons

Merry Christmas To My Fellow DUERS

How We Can Live with Less and Still Feel Rich

Fundies Encourage Christian Jihad in Public Schools

Dec 24, 1968 from the Apollo 8 crew: "God bless all of you on the good Earth"

Seasons Greetings. Happy Hanukkah. Happy Kwanzaa. Fantastic 'Eid-ul-Fitr......

The ultimate symbol of this fucked up holiday season just passed by my window

peace to all of you!!

Merry Christmas to those DU'ers who celebrate!

"A Christmas Story" (marathon) started at 8 PM EST on TBS.

I got a t- shirt for Christmas !

Amy Goodwin Fans..please listen and IF....You Like It! ..hit her other "stuff."

The Places We Live.... Photographs by Jonas Bendiksen

"To tame the savageness of man and to make gentle the life of this world"

Wall Street Journal reaches out to Bush to "give a full pardon" to "an honest man"...Scooter Libby.

Peace to you all from all of us....

Life is good

A funny Christmas Story...from Looney Toons..for enjoyment..

Redstone's Holiday Post. Do yourself a favor, read it.

Childhood Death-map

On the Withdrawal of Pardons: It Has Been Done Before - The Dupay Case, 1869

Christmas with Rick Warren on NOW!!

Twas the night before Christmas and the bailed out bankers were all smug in their bonuses

A word of warning.....

The christmas I will never forget

Holy Shit! It's Christmas Eve!

THE BIGGEST LOSERS in the Madoff fraud:you telling me these guys don't know how to do due diligence?

Peace and good will to all here at DU

Merry Christmas,you old Savings&Loan! Merry Christmas, DU!

Merry Holidays and Happy Christmas everyone

So what's this I hear about Obama having ten balls?

Somalia president expected to resign

Dec. 24, 1968: Christmas Eve Greetings From Lunar Orbit

Ann Coulter Loves Palin ... Displaying the Right's Problem in a Nutshell

A simple appeal for two minutes of your time, if I may?

It's the Real Thing

If a businessman rakes in a hefty profit while doing good works, is that charity or greed?

CNNs lumps of coal for politicians

Did the New York Times just turn Grinch and steal our access to the online articles?

Millions of Monkeys

What's going on in the UK?

Santa May Be A Little Late This Year

The Deployment Game: a new video about life as a stop-lossed soldier

Is it just me, or is private cord blood banking a little selfish?

Save the Armadillo!


Warmest Wishes to My DU Family ...

Happy Christmas to all.

Merry Christmas, everybody

"I'll Be Home for Christmas" - For the troops....................!

A Foreign Face Beloved by Afghans of All Stripes

Merry Christmas, DU!!!

Israel has been experiencing the fun of climate change

Happy Christmas

"Please Don't Divorce...." The Courage Campaign

that Iraqi Speaker that just resigned, praises shoe thrower

Yule Log on WGN (started at 9 PM EST).

Joyeaux Noel, DU !!!!

Shirtless Presidents slideshow.

Merry Christmas, DU! (A Gift for You)


I've had to "log in" here on DU.....what's up with that???

Merry Christmas, Everyone! Peace, love and understanding all around! nt

Will Obama change is mind about the Rick Warren thing....

Spill at Tennessee Coal Plant Creates Environmental Disaster worse than EXXON VALDESE!

Dick Cheney calls 9/11 the 'highest moment' of the Bush administration

The best Christmas present we could ever hope for...

A real hero dies

Reaching out to bigots

"Yes We Can" Campaign

"'Twas the Night Before Bailout"--a Christmas gift poem for DU

Christmas Day and the New York Times

Name your favorite Christmas gift from China!

Harold Pinter, Nobel Laureate (10 October 1930 – 24 December 2008)

A lit tree is Augusta man's dying wish

A lit tree is Augusta man's dying wish

Raptor Jesus, Ceiling Cat or Flying Spaghetti Monster?

TVA has 7 coal fired plants in Tennessee alone....

This year Christmas Strikes Back

Demand an investigation about Connell's convenient plane crash

Company Gives Gifts To Whole Neighborhood

Another perfect beginning to a beautiful day

Dems Not Likely To Move Any Time Soon On "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Merry Christmas Y'all

"Santa" Starts Shooting at Party; Several Dead in Subsequent Fire

New church gives everything it gets in offerings

Well 82 percent approval says to me Barack's getting it right.

Schwarzenegger's $42 Billion Crisis Makes Judges Homeless, Derails Bridges

Propose a theme for us progressives for 2009 --

Troopers: Johnston dodged press to deal 'hillbilly heroin'

A new wrinkle in money market fund implosions. Did you know

A new wrinkle in money market fund implosions. Did you know

O.K. I'm not really sure how many zeros are in a billion and

Download George Michael's new Christmas song for free today

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Clause, and he is legion

How to hurt your kids!!!! What crappy parents

Recession Resulting in Crappiest Presents Ever

DIY Genetic Engineering

Perseverance gets toys to the Pine Ridge reservation

Brainstorm time. How can we, in any way, work to stop Prop H8?

America...Backpedaling from Need

In the spirit of giving...

American Girl Doll...made in China

Candlelight Vigil No. 150, 12/24/08, Christmas Eve

I Guess MSNBC Is Not A News Channel & It Pisses Me Off.......

Bush and his cronies must face a reckoning Seasonal forgiveness has a limit

Is there a scam here? If so where? Interesting prospect!!!

Gay mayoral candidate to Mayor Naugle: This fruitcake's for you

NPR: Single-Payer Health Care: If Not Now, When?

Wouldn't Our WWII Veterans of Normandy and Iwo Jima........

Letter to Santa, Nativity Mistaken As UFOs...

RUH ROH!!1!! Bush announces new appointments for 24 aides and supporters

Government Gifts - What happens to them?

What I want for Christmas- Unity at Democratic Underground

Can a pardon be revoked?

Has anyone gotten the 25 year retrospective from Red House Records..

Has anyone gotten the 25 year retrospective from Red House Records..

Yesterday, on ABC Wolrd News, I had to chuckle

Yesterday, on ABC Wolrd News, I had to chuckle

Bush a catalyst in America's declining influence

Leave it to Beaver!

Is it just me...

What's the word from the manger in Wasilla?

Mmmm...Christmas Season. Festive Holiday Drinks.

Blagojevich's lawyer asks panel to subpoena Obama staff

Naughtiest politician of 2008

USA steel production has dropped for the 12th

So Dennis Prager believes married women should say 'yes'- nearly always.

Anybody else watching the UFO stuff on The History Channel?

Naked Man Dies After Deputies Taser Him 4 Times

Cheap Labor (are the core of "conservative" policy, Bush wants to import even more foreigners)

Can anyone guess who *this* is?

SO MUCH wasted DNA: "Bush and family gather at Camp David" (White House photo)

Imagine if W. had been able to get away with privatizing Social Security!

This morning's drive results: Fundamentalists SUCK!

Doorstops! Actually, these are the only 4 Fruitcakes...

Did I miss The Feats of Strength again this year?

Huffington Post: Springsteen Sells Out -- To Wal-Mart!

How to nullify the anti-intelligence movement the GOP pushes

Tennessee coal sludge disaster ‘shows that the term clean coal is an oxymoron.

Stalking the Shadows-If I were King of the Universe

Obama Climate Czar (Carol Browner) Intentionally Erased Digital Trail-PERHAPS THIS IS WHY:

Rural Texas town permits shooting of feral dogs

Happy Holidays to all my new friends at DU but I had bad luck as a gift-pet issues

Obama hasn't even been sworn in yet and the DU consensus is

If you want to hate the South, hate me.

What do you think is the funniest Christmas episode/line on TV?

Companies That Won’t Make It Through 2009

Merry Christmas, all! (some pics inside)

"You guys won. Why are you tearing each other apart"

"You guys won. Why are you tearing each other apart"

"You guys won. Why are you tearing each other apart"

Christmas morning - post your childhood rituals...

Warren-Endorsed Nigerain Archbishop Backed Anti-Gay Laws Worse than Pre-WWII Third Reich's

Not chosing your own Doctor... the #1 health care myth about Canada

How do you feel about forcing people into 'camps' because of their race?

War College warns military must prep for unrest

Merry Christmas, Bryce

To the Activists. To the Peacemakers. To all who shone a light into the darkness of the past 8 years

I have it all figured out! I mean Everything!

Amateurs are trying genetic engineering at home

Hey everyone - from us way out west

Santa's baby Eartha Kitt died toda y

Is Political Conservatism a Mild Form of Insanity?

Is Political Conservatism a Mild Form of Insanity?

Got into to it with my BIL over whether or not 'NORAD Santa Tracker' constitutes propaganda.

Jesus, nobody said it was OK for Americans to critique and criticize our leaders, yet some do anyway

I have but one complaint this Christmas Eve. No Olberman! No Maddow!

Merry Latkas everyone!!!

I know a lot of people will see this as flamebait, but I'm just going to post it anyway....

Happy Holidays to our Troops!

Fineman looked at Bush's mindset just before the war..."Bush and God"

Angels Explained By Children


Barack Obama scatters his grandmother's ashes in Hawai

U.S. Retail Store Traffic Fell 24% on Pre-Christmas Weekend, Report Shows

Just A Reminder This Holiday Season Of What This "HOPE" Thing Is ALL ABOUT!

Give that poor dog a bone

He's not even president yet. So shut up.

Smarm Moment: Please visit your local animal shelters this holiday season. Rec & Save A Life.

In the spirit of the season, we are offering to adopt any of the thousands of unwanted

The "Warren" outrage threads finally getting some respectable numbers.

Freepers want to torture and behead Democratic party leaders. MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!

Indian Carmaker Plans Diesel-Hybrid Pickup for the U.S.

K+R if you support the GLBT community, Gay Marriage, and Equal Rights for all.

Merry Yule! Ghosts Of DU Past...

The Real Story of Christmas


What is going on with these cash advance/pay day loan places?

This might be me picking a fight with those angry at Obama, but...

Breaking: 'Santa Claus' death toll at least 6 with more people missing

Ever Have Someone In Your Family You Just Can't Understand?

Don't believe the "official" story? You may be mentally ill...

My one and only OP on Warren. Why I'm not outraged....

Pawnshops are cashing in

What Happened to Vick's Dogs? (pics)


Hey Elrond

Dios Mio! States planning to make the same old mistakes (roads vs. transit)

I just had my first taste of myrrh.

Ugh. Christmas with the Out-laws

Festivus: Feats Of Strength

Christmas Eve music thread

The cheesecake is in oven. I repeat, the cheesecake is in the oven

What is it with people and sneaking artificial sweeteners into everything?

There is a Santa Claus : Sophia's gift of snow: sick child gets a white Christmas

Futurama's X-mas story is on

My Generosity costs me.

A Christmas eve classic: Cheech and Chong's 'Santa Claus and His Old Lady'

Proof that I looked exactly like Ralphie the "Christmas Story" kid

Things to do if you're "Home Alone" this Christmas

my mom caught me with her kiln


Soon, we will be enjoying the christmas frozen pizza. YAY Holiday food!

I lost my pot in the house! What if my parents find it???

The Burger King "Angus Steak Burger"--is it vegan, by any chance?

Santa pics...nothing but Santa pics (via Yahoo news photos)

This little bit of humor took place on a cold winter's is funny..enjoy..

I spent the day putting up Christmas lights on my Aunt's fence, the whole fence.

Finally, I've hit my 1,000th post...

Why does Yuengling Beer have the Chinese sounding name if it's in Pennsylvania?

Why do people still believe in Santa Claus?

Hershey's Candy Cane Kisses

I just pulled 5 gray hairs out of my head

Question for folks who know more'n me about baking pies


My last minute "guaranteed 12/24 delivery" gifts did not arrive

Did you know? "Wherever Christianity has flourished, racism has diminished."

Anyone seen Parche around?

CONFESS!! Who among us buys Christmas gifts for their pet(s) but not their girlfriend?

Help! I'm trapped in my MIL's basement

So I drop into FR, just to see how sad it is, cuz DU's pretty happy right now.

I Was Too Late For The Holiday Pet Pics Thread...

Merry Christmas, DU!!!

At Tavernertavern: Reinaert Flemish Wild

Santa is in Lajes du Pico, Azores!!--NEXT STOP The Americas!!!! (

Well folks have to go to bed so I can go to work in the morning. Merry Christmas. many Lexus' are going to be given as Christmas presents?

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house

Happy Birthday Jesus!

Goin' to Colorado On a ____ Jet Plane

10 degrees outside, no heat coming up and my doorman screamed at me.

Post things that should be easy for people to do, but they don't .

"Fra-ge-lay. I think that's Italian."

All I want for Christmas is YOU!

Wooters: Did you get to buy some crap? I was too late.

Another Christmas Eve

isn't this rushing things a bit?

Happy Saturnalia, Merry Christmas and Good Will to Everything with a pulse

OK, I had a lot of Christmas cheer

I have two girls... one still "believes" the other

Picture of my city after dark from a couple days ago

Happy Birthday, Jesus!

Nothing like a good thunderstorm on Christmas Eve

Why does Ralphie's mom have a fly-swatter on Christmas morning?

Merry Christmas, Everyone

our living room looks like a tornado blew through.. merry christmas!

Did you guys know mycritters2 had her church declared a "Duggar Sanctuary"

It's at us


"So this is Christmas.... and what have you done?"

A pic of our house.

Merry Christmas*

Happy lolidays.

It's officially Christmas on the east coast. I hope everybody has a wonderful Christmas.

"Choose an activity."

Mike Connell death. It stinks to high heaven! So, let me get the facts straight.

what's cookin' at your house tonight?

Cash-Strapped Dobson Empire Cuts Staff After Lavishly Funding Anti-Gay Campaign In California

Kitten Picture of the Day for Thursday December 25

Well, THAT was another bust of a Christmas Eve.

Holy Shit! It's Christmas!

did the DU Pets Christmas pictures get posted yet? Please kick back up

Damn, this place is as slow as it would be at 9am on Christmas morning

Horse With No...Sleigh?

Short youtube wishing you all a Merry Christmas Day!

My publisher and I are having an essay contest for teens. Prize=$1000

Tina Fey Voted AP Entertainer Of Year

A fresh baked Baguette, 3 year old aged Vermont Cheddar, and a glass of red wine

I love winter my electric bill gets cut in half

The pot (dope) question.


Our favorite holiday tradition.

What are your stations?

So I'm going to Cancun tomorrow

This gives me a headache in my right eye

I'm watching 5 species of birds having Christmas breakfast on my deck...

does everyone seem sort of subdued this year?

I've been saying "Happy Christmas" to irritate people.

Who here thinks that Ralphie's Mom broke the leg lamp, I think it fell down when she was watering

A little Christmas gift help, loungers

I really hate getting "re-gifted."

Happy Birtday Jimmy Buffett...oh and Jesus too :-)

What did you get folks for Christmas? Here's my list!

If I hear one more comercial with a young child doing the voiceover, I will puke

Stories From the Internet: Ed

True or false?

Former NYC firefighter and actor who played "Johnny Cakes" on The Sopranos commits suicide

Dress like Jesus for Christmas - pictures!

somebody's gotta say it, so I will....

What did you get for Christmas?

Christmas morning experiment results: I think my cat is a living theremin.

Santa Santa Santa Santa Santa Santa Santa Santa Santa Santa!

I'm falling for someone I've only met online.

i've been invited to do another article! merry xmas to me!

Adventures in Freecycling!

Sir Ridley Scott's best film?

INhonour of the World Junior Hockey tournament starting.. I give you the greatest WJHC moment!

I'm thinking about buying some gold coins

After hosting Christmas I sure am glad I remembered to buy *myself* a gift

Amy Winehouse acting a little goofy - Amy's jugs bust (WARNING: Graphic Bubage)

A visit from Santa from 110 years ago

It's a grim Christmas for some. It's been worse.

Chickid soup for my Chrisbus feast.

My dad wants to take me to a strip club (yuck)

HONEYMOONERS Marathon NYT Eve and NY Day all 39 episodes.


This is horrible, WTF is up with some parents??


Looks like we got a pea souper.

You see two bowls full o' candy in front of you, and you must choose one:

We Just Had the Best Christmas EVER!

It is my sad duty to report that I have joined the Facebook cult.

I sense oncoming family drama. Is it too late to take a last minute vacation?

I am now the owner of not one, but two, rice cookers!

Anybody here remember me?

Honeymooners Marathon. NY Eve and NY Day all 39 episodes

OUCH! I think my nipples are frostbit.

My horrified almost-five-year-old just promised never to put his tongue on a flagpole

Paging Tuesday Afternoon!!!

My wife's fantastic Christmas dinner-what did you have?

Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel, I made it out of snow. I put it in the oven...

I'm new, help

Stomach flu on Christmas Day.

Best Bargain this season

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 12/25/2008)

I love Christmas, Mum and Dad are pissed drunk and shovelling their driveway.

Someone broke my ghost kicker.

And I'm Watching Mark Morris' Nutcracker "The Tough Nut"

What really happened to the Leg of Lamb? (copycat)

************ A Christmas Kiss for all my DU friends! **************

Merry Christmas, everyone!

The new Doctor Who Christmas Special just aired in the UK

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/25/08

I've been a bad kitty mom. I locked Ruby in a drawer.

Okay....I just spent three hours shoveling my elderly neighbor's car out.

Melanoma: Not as rare as you might think - Please get a skin check in '09!

I am a cold-blooded killer

Did you guys know the Duggars have had their home declared a "church"


Match Game Xmas: "Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure, Baphomet, a Templar, and Jan Hus ___ this holy day"

Hanging on DU, cuddling a baby...(yes, more pictures...)

You get anything cool for Christmas?

New state senator comes clean about his small penis...

I must say, I'm dissapointed with the Will Shatner roast

need data recovery advise- mac

The Olive Garden...

Larisa Alexandrovna: Mike Connell Plane Crash Update

Merry Christmas from the warm sunny beaches of the western side of Florida!!

Well, I got seven more Lexuses for Christmas this year.

look at what i got for christmas

PSA to all Aerobatic/Airshow pilots...

Merry Christmas Loungers

What really happened to the Leg Lamp?

Help me: It's snowing here. AGAIN!

Just got back from seeing 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'

TVA says ash-laden sludge was no threat to the environment? No threat to drinking water?

A Christmas poem for DU (idea stolen from Peace Patriot!)

Something funny to enjoy..about a cold winter nite...many years ago..

Pardon Lasts Just One Day for Developer in Fraud Case

'Twas the Night Before Christmas and All Through the House

as God is my witness, this will be my only Rick Warren post...

Obama’s Zen State, Well, It’s Hawaiian

Fighting Back in the Age of Obama

My Christmas poem for DU: "Twas the Night Before Bailout"

Here is what i hate about Obama's inauguration.

26 days left: "Peace on Earth Good Will to Mankind!"

Freeping rightwingnuts agree: Saddam Hussein never commited any crime.

New Poll: President-Elect Obama with highest approval rating of any president-elect ever (82%)


"Yes We Can" Campaign

DU is full of passionate, dedicated folks and I celebrate our diversity!

Bottom line: It's more of an endorsement by Warren than an endorsement by Obama.

The five stages of liberal grief

Obama’s Zen State, Well, It’s Hawaiian

Bush History - A Grim Christmas Milestone, and Ben Franklin OK's "Poor George's Almanac" - 12/25

Christianity is the foundation of our national morality and the family as the basis of national life

Christianity is the foundation of our national morality and the family as the basis of national life


Are You Happy With Your Presidential Vote?

The long-term significance of the Rick Warren flap

I have this sense...

Rick, you bigoted, intolerant bastard!

"Yes We Can" pledges from 3300 Hawaii kids to President Obama

New inauguration plans place thousands of additional buses in DC

Christmas Warzone

The True Meaning of Christmas 2008

Obama Christmas...Oh, Night Divine

An International Businessman's Perspective on the Popular Mr. Obama

Rec This Thread To Wish The Obama's A Merry Christmas

Can The Argument Be Made...?

Rick Warren Doubles Down, Accuses Critics Of "Christophobia"

10 Reasons Why Gay Marriage is Wrong

Didn't Ed Koch endorse Bush in 2004?

"Christmas with Rick Warren" airing on Fox News right now

I am Christian and I believe that civil rights for my gay brothers and sisters IS a Christian value.

The only one giving Warren the floor is you.

Warren-Endorsed Nigerian Archbishop Backed Anti-Gay Laws Worse Than Pre-WWII Third Reich's

Caption Contest with Norm Coleman

Bush signs law protecting retirement savings for gay couples.

Inaugurating the Gospel Blues

Obama might have ruined Rick Warren

A tale of two preachers--why dismissal of GLBT anger is hypocritical cowardice

Nearly every thread on freeper site about Obama

3 am on Christmas day, and I have to get this off my chest.

LA Times editorial: Do not prosecute Bush, Rumsfeld, Cheney, et. al.

Do Not Go Gently Into This Good Night ...

X-mas just happened here, and I want to share.

Tourists, locals pray in Bethlehem on Christmas

Tennessee Coal Ash Spill Revives Issue of Its Hazards

Georgia, US to sign strategic accord Jan 4: Tbilisi

New year will ring in costlier Medicare plans -- Seniors face tough choices

Dance, Dance, Dance Obama Will Have 10 Parties.

Truck bomb explodes in eastern Pakistan; 1 dead

Nobel winner Harold Pinter dies

Bush announces new appointments for 24 aides and supporters (on Christmas Eve)

Clinton Helping Clinton Retire Debt

A largely welcomed coup in Guinea

Eartha Kitt dead at 81

Consumers Spend More As Gasoline Prices Fall

For first time, Christmas official holiday in Iraq

Pope decries selfishness in economic crisis

Bush withdraws 1 of 19 pardons he issued Tuesday

Army Officials Say Many More Active-Duty Troops Are Needed

So, not only is Rick Warren a homophobe, he's also a fraud when it comes to charity...

Jewish groups blast TV show

'Santa' opens fire at Calif. party; 3 dead

Direct-seller Amway angling for a comeback in United States

Lebanon army: 7 missiles ready to be fired at Israel found in south Lebanon

Olmert appeals to Gazans to stop Hamas fire

Israel Preparing For an Invasion of Gaza

Cabinet okays IDF response to massive Gaza rocket barrage

Breaking: Xmas Delayed as Santa Lays Off Reindeer

Tom Engelhardt: Reading in an Age of Depression

Peace on Earth. Goodwill to all REAL men.

NYT editorial: E.P.A.’s Doctor No

Obama’s Zen State, Well, It’s Hawaiian

My Christmas poem for DU: "Twas the Night Before Bailout"

Should Progressives Engage Agents of Intolerance?

Madoff, Under House Arrest for Scam, Keeps Busy with Nigerian Spam

Tubbs Jones burglary draws community, police ire

Fear of Socialism

Cheney Wielded the War to Deceive

The Math of America.

An American Nightmare Could Soon End

Pardon Bush's Latest Incompetence

Put climate change in the curriculum

Fighting slavery in Florida

Seymour Hersh: "After 9/11 We Became a Different Country"

Jamie Lee Curtis: It 'Is' a Wonderful Life

It's Christmas!

Eight amazing holes!

Do They Know It's Christmas ~ Band Aid 1984

President-Elect Barack Obama Christmas Address

Happy Xmas/War is Over

Sheila Bair Spine Award

Mr. Monopoly

The Vintage Show Antique Santa Claus Collection: Merry Xmas DU

AP: Troops Away for Christmas

Barney Frank Spine Award

Jerrold Nadler Spine Award

Late Show - Top Ten Least Popular Holiday Songs

'Snowzilla' Wreaks Havoc in Alaska

TYT: Wal-Mart Throws Out Santa Claus!

Michael Connell, Karl Rove, Cliff Arnebeck, Mark Crispin Miller

Islam Against Terrorism: To a Suicide Bomber: A Poem by Dr. Rafey Habib

my latest ltte-reminding the masses who REALLY supports our veterans

Vehicle accident in Iraq kills 3 soldiers

101st CAB soldiers return on Christmas Eve

Soldiers must reveal language skills

Former soldier arrested on explosives charge

Pentagon IDs Marine killed in Iraq

Marine gets probation in fatal shooting

Navy, USMC slash energy use in new projects

GI’s death in Iraq unites faithful at home in prayer

Army Recruiter Stress Prompts Drug Abuse

Police Say Vet Made, Sold IEDs to Gangs

Phones Donated to Troops Stolen

Turkey, Iraq Vow War on Kurdish Rebels

Army hits milestone in destruction of VX

GIs in Iraq Find Christmas in Memories

Soldier accused of dragging dog behind SUV

For guardsmen, deployment upends Christmas

Bill would help soldiers exposed to toxins

Environmental Spill Disaster Devastates Tennessee; 48 Times the Size of Exxon Valdez

52 "kilowatt" solar PV system records a 0.6kw peak power output 12/24/08 (Mass)

Today in labor history Dec 25

Today in labor history Dec 25

Field for NFL Players' Union Head Is Narrowed

Tribune Co. seeks permission to fund union pensions (bankruptcy)

U.S. labor may press Obama for China sanctions

British Postal union plea over dog attacks

Washington Post: Chao Defends Her Labor Dept. Tenure

Santa brings no resolution to Smurfit-Stone strike

Teamsters vote givebacks to avert 50 layoffs in Yonkers

University of California hospital nurses OK strike over staffing levels

Does MLB Need a Salary Cap? A Looming Labor Struggle Is On The Horizon

Auto Bailout: UAW Chief Draws A Line (will go to Obama after inauguration)


Good news on Federal Retiree benefits from Bush!

Guardian's Steve Bell cartoon on the Pope's anti-LGBT forest speech

My Wish For All Of You

"Yes We Can" Campaign

Psssssst, everyone should read and rec this thread....

Free George Michael Christmas Song

When it it our turn?

IMHO, the single best post about Warren ...

Warren-Endorsed Nigerain Archbishop Backed Anti-Gay Laws Worse than Pre-WWII Third Reich's

Anybody know the answer to this same sex marriage question?

Credit problems

Dems Not Likely To Move Any Time Soon On "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

UK Guardian: Christmas on Planet Pope

We need to change the terms of the debate.

How do you feel about homosexuals?

Rick Warren Insists He's Not Anti-Gay

Merry Christmas, mi querida gente.

D-Wade helps family displaced by fire.

Merry Christmas, DU Sports Forum!!

Forget pot dealers

Imagine that you are light

(Stamps snow off boots) (Limps into forum) (Sighs dramatically)

Le Chat Sucre


I made the *best* Chicken I have ever made today!!!

The ham is done!!!

Canned grated Parmesan Cheese.

Germans Consider Requiring Tax Returns To Attend Xmas Mass

Pope issues Christmas plea for end to child abuse

Ancient Family Heirlooms Used to Snort Hallucinogens

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas wishes to all my Texas DUer friends

Its 4 am and I am smokin................

"Casablanca" on TCM...8:00 p.m. EST. I'm really ready for this

Teresa Heinz Kerry on CSPAN right now.