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Archives: December 28, 2008

So do I have this "bailout" correct?

The Bush Years Are Ending Just The Way They Began...

Duzy/Great Acts in Moderating Nomination

Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw?

India's Nuclear Weapons VS. Pakistan Nuclear Weapons

there is no such damn thing as "unsweet"tea !!

Its a "Slow Turning"....

NYT: As a Candidate, Kennedy Is Forceful but Remains Elusive

Broken Promises on the Bay

Interesting article..

Am I the only one? I often won't click on a thread because I don't

"And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda"

WJ has a good discussion on the offensive

Independent UK: (Gordon) Brown vows new alliance with Obama

Watch: Torturing Democracy (film that was “censored” by NPR.)

Has TVA Been Stockpiling Lies Along With Toxic Coal Wastes?

"Merry Christmas from the Family" - Robert Earl Keen

Dark winter on Broadway

CSPan 1 is showing the Villanova Seminar on the Bush

One important change that will take place under the Obama administration...

FYI: David Axelrod on MTP here now. nt

Iran's Supreme Leader Orders Muslims to Defend Palestinians

Why is it that America seems to love a good "redemption story" ?

California Crisis May Crunch $3.8 Billion of Jobs in Slowdown

How old are you?

Manifest Destiny

Did we only lose 500 soldiers in Iraq this past year? CBS Sunday Morning

Dr. Seuss on the middle east conflict, (& all other conflicts)

Oahu finds its way through the dark

Way of Life Slipping Away Along Chesapeake's Edge

Now I'm Depressed - I Just Watched "Maxed Out" On Showtime.....

At Washington Mutual, a relentless urge to approve any loan

Camping on Raytheon's Roof

A UPS driver entered a Sikh man's name as TERRORIST on its online package-tracking database.

As a Candidate, Kennedy Is Forceful but Remains Elusive (NYT 12/27)

How three Iraq tours changed one marine - As country began questioning war, so did man fighting it

Fox News pundit compares Carolin Kennedy to Sara Palin

Hospitals Across The Nation On Life Support From Bad Debt, Credit Troubles

Holy cr*p,,,,,it's windy outside!

Egypt getting in on the Gaza action now?

Valletta , Malta had 2 feet of hail - kids are amazed

I asked a friend if she regretted voting for Bush...

Wikileaks: "British courts continue to disgrace Enlightenment values."

I see Wolfie has returned early from his holidays

Use a Prius as an Emergency Generator

Faith based investors

The United States Constitution: It's not just for conservatives anymore.

HDNet Deserves Dan Rather A Lot More Than CBS Does

NY Times: Satellite Radio Still Reaches for the Payday

Tzipi Livni was on Fox News Sunday in a 'river boat gambler' costume.

Good Morning GDP.. I have a headache, a toothache, and

Who thinks these two good old boys were up to good things in Iraq?

America, the Land of Bubbleheads (plus more headlines) 12/28/08

Utility Doubles Estimate of Tennessee Ash Deluge

Axelrod on FTN. WHO is that asshole reporter?

A full time policy job in Mexico City.

Euro currency turns 10; seen as fulfilling promise

Santa is throwing rocks.

"EMPTY PROMISE": The broken federal commitment behind the Tennessee coal ash disaster

how many of you are on Obama/Biden transition teams for healthcare?

Look at the photo Yahoo used for this Obama article

Mrs. Bush: Bush presidency not a failure

TVA Executives Receive 6-Figure Bonuses- raised electrical rates 20%

GD errata; " Life should NOT be a journey to the grave

Lyman-Morse develops solar generator

Hey, isn't Tony Blair paid to be or do something in the Middle East?

Celebrity "blind items" revealed:

London protest over raids on Gaza

Glenn Greenwald: Marty Peretz and the American political consensus on Israel


I would like some help from Spain travelers here!

EPA approves safer refrigerant developed by Hawaii man

George W Bush’s $300m library in danger of becoming white elephant-monument to a failed presidency

A heartwarming football story

Tennessee is such a beautiful state...

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

It's A Good Thing The Taliban Escaped

I wish Obama would get the DIXIE CHICKS to sing their awesome national Anthem for 1/20/09

Do you consider this a "push poll"

Reduce your plastic footprint

"One of US" First new art up in forever at my website "Grand Theft Election" to CELEBRATE

"One of US" First new art up in forever at my website "Grand Theft Election" to CELEBRATE

Planned Afghanistan 'surge' - a show of force to strike a political deal with the Taliban?

San Francisco Chronicle: S.F. minimum wage rises to $9.79 in 2009

Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Israeli warplanes fly low over south Lebanon

Is it inappropriate to speculate that Israel

NAZI Pope Rat strikes again - launches diatribe against GBLT in "Year End" Statement...

Reuters: TIMELINE-Milestones in six decades of Middle East

Alaska state troopers deliberately delayed Palin in-law drug arrest until after election

My Best Idea ! cc Obama

Israeli planes bomb Gaza's Islamic University

I have found the terrorist behind the shoe attack

Is it just me, or is it odd that a post re: Israelis bombing Gaza was whisked away?

Who does George offer on the "legacy" tour after Laura...?

WaPo: Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza Strip Imperil Obama's Peace Chances

Honoring George W. Bush

Stop HIV stigma!

Do you suspect that there is a small group of people controlling world events?

Ken Blackwell dismisses criticism of Saltsman CD as an "unfortunate hypersensitivity to race"

Bush Is a Book Lover (according to Rove over 1 book per week over last 3 years)

Check out this great white circling two kayakers

Calif. family finds $10,000 in box of crackers

My sister in law's house burnt down last night

Why is Madoff on "house arrest"?

Juan Cole Minces No Words on the Gaza Strikes...

What's Next?

If Bush is impeached for pardons to protect himself, are the pardons voided?

Is it okay to put this link on here?

The most dangerous human trait

Financial Planner Advises Shorter Life Span- The Onion who else?

What is your favorite sweetener?

"Naming Names" -- A legal challenge to internet anonymity in Maryland

Chili's Pressured into Honoring Sexual Harrassment Policy

Kool-aid in the eggnog?

Did SEC in 2004 change leverage rules from 10:1 to 30:1, or 32:1?

In the Space between Holidays, the Peace between Unholy Daze, Cherish Your Dreams and Each Other

Earthquake in Maryland???WTF?

(MN) Sen. Klobuchar: Seat The Winner (Likely Franken) Until Legal Battles End

Crude Oil Rises After Israeli Attacks on Gaza Roil Middle East

The Repugnants really do live in their own world!

MarketWatch: How Iceland Collapsed (video)

Israel's elections are coming up in February.

The Year in Review by Dave Barry

Does Israel withold Food, Gasoline and drinking water from Palestine?

George W Bush's $300m library in danger of becoming white elephant

Is this cartoon funny?

NPR Debates whether Bush was the very worst President

The Music They Made....(Listen to those who have gone)

London Protests Gaza Attacks

Nobody Loves You (When You're Down And Out)

It could be worse.


Does anyone here have U-verse for their TV/internet connection?

Dave Barry Year in Review: Bailing out of 2008

Gaza complicates Obama's policy in Mideast

Hey, the rich had to scale back, too!

Obama will stick to tax promise, his aides say

23 More Days

Have any government officials addressed the Vanity Fair article about torture?

Speaking of Pardons....

Cheney: ‘I Don’t Have Any Idea’ Why People Don’t Like Me

72% of Conservative Republicans Still Support Bush

Guardian UK: Australian snorkeller snatched by shark

TV News Winds Down Operations on Iraq War

BBC: Iranians hurl shoes at Bush pictures

Anti-worker effort is steeped in lies

Economic Death and Millionaire Taxes

Economic Death and Millionaire Taxes

Dark winter on Broadway

Is it inappropriate to speculate that Israel

Mexico: Suggestion that all lawmakers take drug test sets off stampede for the door

Cough. Gasp. Choke. (trying to catch my breath)

The War on Terror..

Wonder if anybody else ever listens to radical radio.

Which is the funniest example of off-target insight?

On Christmas Day, I Told My Family That Israel Would Attack Gaza....

My church is on the warpath over Freedom of Choice Act

Appeal of the bathroom that Senator Craig was arrested in is going down the drain

Three More Days to Help the Hungry...

Double dipping rises despite outrage

Military recruiters having no trouble filling quotas

We need to offer this class for boys every year

25% of Retailers Poised To Go Bankrupt

One thing I wonder about, concerning the Rick Warren debates here

In These Times: The Body Count On Main Street

PLEASE, dear GOD, make it STOP: "Rice: People will soon thank Bush for what he's done"

Things that happened in 2008 that no one remembers.

Any other Cowboy fans here?

My 2009-2010 effort: getting Leviticus 20:10 referendums on the ballot in many states

An Awww story: Ratchet the Iraqi pup becomes a real snow bunny

How do you get tax records for a property?

Barbara Boxer on the Economy of California: Want to see how bad it is?

Crazy: Madoff Considering Insanity Defense Over $50 Billion Swindle


Predictions 2009

remember when Bill Maher got reamed, fired and publicly dumped on (even here)

Ford, Chrysler & GM's contributions after 9/11

Dead Fish and Chunks of Burnt Coal Dot the Shoreline - TN Finally Covers the Story

Can you help..or know anyone who can help dogs to be gassed tmw South of Atlanta?

GMAC and GM Screwing over their Dealers by repossessing Inventory?

Obama Refuses To Endorse Gaza Attacks (?)

Freepers ask: PRAY FOR OBAMA


New Freeperism: living in squabble!

I have just put in sell orders for all my U.S. Treasury funds

Results of DOJ Probe Into Siegelman Prosecution to Be Released in 'Near Future'

Child maid trafficking spreads from Africa to US

Did Lame Congress Enable Connell Murder?

Starbucks: "Hey Partner, Remember That 401K Match? You Believed Us?"

The GOP Goes South

The GOP Goes South

Question - does anybody else find The Onion a tad boring?

Reminder to post correctly about Israel/Palestine issues. (public service reminder)

I can't help but feel the end of the nation is at hand

Jackbooted ideas that need to go,

Biggest idiot of 2008

Pickups and SUVs will outsell cars this month

Best laugh I've had all day!

So where is Bristol's baby ?????

Rice: People will soon thank Bush for what he's done (CNN)

Laura Bush looks great!

Jewish Voice for Peace

The myth of defense

The Year of Living Gloomily-The recession is bad enough. A relentless news cycle is making it worse

Asteroid Impact in HD

Is it me or has Paid Programing exploded in the last couple weeks?

She saw her repair bill, then blew the whistle on a massive scam

Recession Should Change Housing Tastes: So long McMansions?

Posting so I do not lose again, Dean Stanley Fish on how terrorists are not evil

New Book: Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, a

Mom is back in the hospital again :(

The US Army Document That Proves the US is the World's Number One Sponsor of World Terrorism

Dan Rather's $70m lawsuit likely to deal bu$h* legacy a new blow

Child maid trafficking spreads from Africa to US

"The President and me like to just walk through the rooms."

"The President and me like to just walk through the rooms."

If for a month there was only one television network , and you controlled it

George W. Bush is a miserable piece of shit

Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Armed Forces Radio

All kidding aside-- please! NEVER FORGET...

Why Don't We Get Drunk and Screw?

Younger Generation ~ John Sebastian

Well, now I've done it

Did the font just change on here?

The Love Glove

Snow humor

I just saw Gran Torino. Ask me anything!

A Matter of Choice

I tried not to laugh at this video but failed

The Ove Glove

I had a blue(s) Christmas.

so I got my grandson the White Album for Christmas

"Saving Ryan's Privates" tops list as best war movie ever

I'm in the US of A. Ask me anything.

there is no such damn thing as "unsweet"tea !!

A champion at Christmas tree sales

What was your LOL of the day?

Another question: about Netflix. (And watching movies online)

Teddybears with Iggy Pop, Punkrocker (one of my all time favorites)

I had a dream in which this guy was chasing me...

I'm thinking of posting some random controversial thread in GD:P.

I was one of the Gerber babies.

Hey sports fans!! Guess which 4:15 game WE are getting?

Howdy from Austin.

Do you watch stretched standard def on a HD TV?

Did anyone see the Paul McCartney fest on tv last night?

It's 60 degrees in MA today...People are wearing shorts

Delaney Bramlett has passed away.

Intructions...learn to follow them!

For the 2nd Sunday in a row there were no coupons in the paper

Anybody got a really good source for album art?

I gave some of my stories to some conservative relatives.

Goodbye ShamWOW! Helloooo to SLAP CHOP!

DU computer techies, help! My "My Documents" is now a "banner" at the top of my home page screen!

Christmas Dirtbike Ride Pics. Post something you enjoy doing.

I dreamed I was riding a motorcycle

I Survived The Lancaster Earthquake!!!

Kitty and Pitbull love

make a statement! (pics)

I found this book for all dog lovers out there.

My first heartbreak came when I was 17

Celebrity "blind items" revealed:

is it just me or is this youtube video i found kind of creepy

Near *EPIC FAIL* this morning

Oooh Oooh Oooh--NEW Nickelback

All hail the Detroit Lions.

How would you react?

California Dreamin' on such a winter's day

I'm high on Catnip...ask me anything!

Lazing on a Sunday Afternoon

Saturday Night Live

Luxury wagons! For your spoiled little rich kid!

All the Snow is gone

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

is down for anybody else?

Check out the recent earthquake activity in Yellowstone

UPDATE on the Skins Niners game!!


Does anyone else here have XBOX 360 Live?

Share with us your choices for podcasts worthy of your listening time.

Which movie is better? (Warning, this is me posting this...)

I guess I've entered the 21st century

Oh shit my foot fell asleep. I hate when that happens, it really hurts.

David Milman won't look you in the eye.


Has Anyone Seen Gorn Lately?

Has Anyone Seen Gorp Lately?

I just put brown sugar on my Grapefruit and it tasted awesome

Just watched the first Ep of "Firefly" last night

How Long Have You Gone Without Raving?

I Cant Believe In 4Days It Will Be 2009

Which Forum is MOST OBNOXIOUS???

Can someone please check in on madinmaryland!

Hall of Fame year for the Deeetroit Lions


i am so over this having a roommate thing

I just had grapefruit for the first time and it was nasty.

There is a strange newbie obsession with definitions in GDP these days


Go EAGLES!!!!!

The Dophlins + Cowboys= Why I love the NFL

This Eagles game is almost

Self-Employed DUers...How often do you pull an all-nighter?


Somebody asked about "Sunday Afternoons," Here:

My cat chews his nails and leaves pointy little devil spikes everywhere

Dunno if there are any wow players here but....

Why can't this happen to me?

At last it can be revealed - Stephen King murdered John Lennon

Freakishly windy weather

That inbred fucknozzle from Kiln, Mississippi can kiss my freckled Irish ass

Today, we are all Jets fans.

Those fists aren't the hammer.


Who Else Had A Sucky Christmas?


What can I say about the Detroit Lions...

Sen. Craig restroom tanking as tourist destination

My goals for 2009

Hey fellow Dudeists...

Looking for a movie is some of the story line. CHALLENGING for you

Dumb Facebook question.

ack! gack! gurk! urp!... thud!

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 12/28/2008)

How to coax a scared kitty out of hiding all day?

Is the "Top Ten Conservative Idiots" gone?

Words that would have vanished from American English if not for computers

The greatest sitcom ever wasn't Seinfeld.

So what video game character are you?

Post a picture of an overpaid, overrated, over the hill...

The Times They Are A-Changin

I'm sorry DuStrange....

Three More Days to Help the Hungry...

I won the fantasy football championship of my league today.

Trying to watch "Dogtown: Saving the Michael Vick Dogs"

How Long Have You Gone Without Seinfeld?

So who is this mysterious 'Moderator'?

Snow on Mt. Baldy, today...

Giant Salamanders?


If You Have a Blu Ray Player, Would You Post Your *Must Have* Movies ?

I just have to get this off my chest

Win or Fail, there's nothing Epic on the Internet. So stop saying that.

i am completely addicted to rockband

My guitar is broken.


At slumber parties were you...


O.K., so. Where can I wear this?!1

my husband went camping, I slept and watched c-span and pbs all day...

I would like some help from Spain travelers here!

OK this is sooo wrong that I just had to share it with you: Scuba Diving Cat..

I almost bought some panties today that had Southpark characters on them.

I'm eating a very impressive penis that looks like a cream puff with a chocolate string around it

Mah Jong there one shape that you can never win?

Dating website protocol question....

kitten picture of the day for monday december 29

Men: How Long Have You Gone Without Shaving Your Chest

Bloggers: I could use some pointers in pimping my blog?


1,000 years on, perils of fake Viking swords are revealed

So, I saw 'Marley and Me' was actually really good.

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

I haven't worn pants all day

Mom is back in the hospital again :(

OMG - the Patriots didn't make the playoffs???!!1

When the wind blows...

Man, I really need some of those infamous Lounge Vibes...

Cute dog pic for today

Have you been Rick Roll'd?

I just ate Carvel ice cream cake. What about you?

How Long Have You Gone Without Shaving?

My wife is leaving me.

The Lounge's Cutest Couple For 2008

Hey loungers....

When trying to lose weight, how often do you weigh yourself?

A weary social worker writes: You Know Who We Really Hate?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

The Scariest Hiking Trail in the World

I want my BFF back

Which Famous Person That Passed This Year Will You Miss The Most?

What's the biggest mistake you ever made? Do you think you can correct it? If so, will you try?

Dear DUers, I have never posted on here but I do read postings

Name a great movie that we've never heard of

Any update on the Al Franken-watch?

Baby New Year Interviewed

Ohio centenarian to celebrate 105 at inauguration

The Early Constitution - What do you think?

HBO's "Recount" about 2000 FL Election now available on DVD in stores..

Mr. Obama, Alaska is ready to work with you on pipeline

My 2009-2010 effort: getting Leviticus 20:10 referendums on the ballot in many states

Oh Noes: Official Gas Prices are Falling Thread. What is it where you are?

Not by Might, and not by Power - A letter from Rabbi Arthur Waskow of

New rule prompts fears of guns at inauguration

no change

Hospitals prepare report for Obama/Biden on Health Concerns

Obama bristles as the bubble closes in on him

23 days left! Thanks to the "Kids in America" for voting for the future.

We are watching the GOP die before our eyes (Barack the Magic Negro)

Bush Dunk Tank Tour

Do you agree with this statement ? ....

Our President is on Fareed Zakaria right now! (1pm eastern) CNN

Wow, my thread on Israel and its PR campaign was disappeared.

OK, I sent two messages to the mods about my disappeared thread.

NYT's Frank Rich slams Obama for Warren Pick in new Op-Ed: "You're Likable Enough, Gay People"

Just got this email...

Why do we still have GD: Presidental? By now it should have reverted to its usual: GD: Politics.

Should we let Pelosi/Reid put repeal of DADT off the table (after 2010 midterms)?

Hey, Pres-Elect Obama. How bout one of Michael Vick's dogs?

Your three best and worst senators of 2008.

Why is Israel being such an ass?

Rec this thread if we need a "dungeon du jour" forum.

Fuck the PRESS POOL!!! Maybe Obama needs to change the rules!

Yes, I'm pimping my new blog. Democratic Badass of the Week: Al Franken.

Obama's mother, Hillary Clinton shared a belief

You’re Likable Enough, Gay People

Ending Don't Ask Don't Tell is NOT controversial - 80% of Americans support lifting the ban

Why is it called "GLBT"?

Irony, Oh Sweet Irony....

Watching 60 Minutes...

Who buys plates and coins with presidents' pictures on them? And what's up with full color coins?

Speaking of hate and injustice

What is the deal with GD Presidential?

Bush History - The GOP and Dems Agree: Bush has Been a Fiscal Train Wreck - 12/28

Turn on 60 minutes!!!

Two Years Worth of Obama-ness on 60 Minutes Tonight 12/28

Are You Still Lovin The Obama/Biden Ticket

Panel investigating Blagojevich won't subpoena Obama advisers

The Surgeon General has determined that smoking is hazardous to your health... - since we're on the topic...

From A Political Perspective, Israel's Actions Were Pretty Much Designed To Tie Obama's Hands

Contest to replace Lyric: GEORGE BUSH IS ONLY FOR NOW in song, "Just for Now."

Please don't recommend this "Where is Bristol's baby?" thread

CNN: Obama Parody Controversy being bandied about by

I hope Obama does not pull a Ford and pardons Bush.

Israel's air strikes on Gaza spill over into streets of Chicago...

Suggestions for Participants in Obama/Biden Transition Team Health Care Community Discussions

PHOTOS Someone to watch over me...Axelrod, David Axelrod

Next up! Joe the Vice President on Larry King Live 9pm Eastern

PHOTOS Someone to watch over me...Gibbs, Robert Gibbs

Show your support for the DU GLBT Community.

Dear Israel/Hamas,

Can we take a minute to discuss Bush's successes?

No more "rec this thread" threads PLEASE.. I urge the mods to lock them from now on...

The True Cost of Obama's Pack of Cigarettes...

What Would Obama Do If Obama Was Mad At Obama About Rick Warren? - David Quigg\HuffPo

Three More Days to Help the Hungry...

Has the Palin baby been born yet?

Should Obama quit smoking?


Despite the best efforts of SOME DUers to paint me and others as enemies of Obama who don't care....

Obama made a goof?

A walk down memory lane, the Wassup guys (Change)

GLBTQ.. what is the Q for? Not to be dense....

PHOTOS An, um, private holiday in Hawaii....

How many threads will be here in the next 24 hrs on Obama's smoking?

The Sarah Palin 2009 Calendar

David Gregory Is An Asshole..........

PHOTOS Someone to watch over me...Emanuel, Rahm Emanuel.

Being a Democrat in the Military

Questioning those you admire requires more courage then hurling stones at enemies

Hillary Clinton's Big Plans as Secretary of State

Peter Yarrow (Peter, Paul & Mary): "My Response to the Mean-Spirited "Barack the Magic Negro"

Despite the best attempts of SOME DUers to paint me and others as homophobes who don't care about...

PHOTOS There's Something About Joe.........

How to steal a frame. Gay Marriage as an issue of Religious Freedon

Broken Promises on the Bay

Bangladesh takes breather before historic election

Mexico presidential guardsman accused of drug tries

1,000 years on, perils of fake Viking swords are revealed

White farmers confront Mugabe in a legal battle

Police: Pa. man shot for making noise during movie

Bush Is a Book Lover (according to Rove over 1 book per week over last 3 years)

Death of Republican computer strategist Michael Connell spurs conspiracy theories

Obama bristles as the bubble closes in on him

Israeli cabinet calls up reservists as Gaza strikes continue

Laura: Shoe-throwing 'was an assault'

Laura: Shoe-throwing 'was an assault'

As Taliban nears Kabul, shadow gov't takes hold

Publication of disputed Holocaust memoir canceled

Top Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts About Gaza Attack

Lions go 0-16

Olmert: Gaza operation may 'continue for some time'

Pope Benedict's latest outburst "justifies" homophobic bullying and attacks

Gaza humanitarian plight 'disastrous,' U.N. official says

Analysis: 'I don't see how this ends well' in Gaza

Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about

Children killed in Afghan attack

Israel bombs university in Gaza

Navy, environmentalists settle sonar lawsuit

Results of DOJ Probe Into Siegelman Prosecution to Be Released in 'Near Future'

Panel investigating Blagojevich won't subpoena Obama advisers

Exiles get Spain passport chance

Axelrod Puts Stimulus Plan at $675 to $775 Billion

Under Bush, OSHA Mired in Inaction

Israeli troops near Gaza, airstrikes continue

Convicted coin dealer settles in at new confines in southeast Ohio (Coingate's Noe)

Energy dispute over Rockies riches

First Lady: Shoe 'Assault' Shows Freedom in Iraq

Religious Turks tested by wealth

Veterans of ’90s Bank Bailout See Opportunity in Current One

Group Urges Americans to Speak Out Against Planned Bush Blanket Pardons

Bush moves to open (California) state coast to drilling

Delaney Bramlett Dies

Many dead in Pakistan bomb blast

US: 14 students die in bombing at Afghan school

Australian beaches closed after shark attack

The Log Cabin Democrat

How one family's mortgage is linked to meltdown

Child maid trafficking spreads from Africa to US

Rolta to buy another US IT co

Stalin Voted Third Most Popular Russian

Guinea coup leader vows to fight corruption

Flight 93 Families Ask Bush to OK Land Seizure

Judge: 2 Adoptive Dads Belong on Birth Certificate

GOP chairman 'shocked' that Obama parody sent out

Wall St. faces record losses in last week of 2008

Egyptians open fire on Palestinians

Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about (From Haaretz)

Long-term Gaza mission could have serious impact on the economy

Two rockets hit Ashdod area, as IDF ground troops prepare to enter Gaza (Haaretz)

'Hamas could have prevented massacre'

The neighborhood bully strikes again

Hamas accuses PA, Egypt of collusion

J Street: Statement on Israeli Airstrikes in Gaza

Report: IDF targets Rafah tunnels

Suicide bomber hits Iraqi Gaza protest

'Little Baghdad' in Gaza - bombs, fear and rage

2,000 people protest outside Israeli embassy in London, 6 arrested

Report: Amid Gaza Op, IAF Sets Off Sonic Booms Over Lebanon

U.N. Security Council calls for end to Gaza violence

Gaza humanitarian plight 'disastrous,' U.N. official says

Palestinians cross into Egypt

Iran's Supreme Leader Orders Muslims to Defend Palestinians

London protest over raids on Gaza

To be in Gaza is to be trapped

Why is Israel being such an ass?

Israel renews Gaza air strikes, 290 reported dead

Israelis say killing of 290 in Gaza is "first phase of large-scale offensive"

The neighborhood bully strikes again

The neighborhood bully strikes again

Israeli planes bomb Gaza's Islamic University

False Radio Report Fooled Hamas

The Hospital Morgues Were Already Full. The Dead Were Piled on Top of Each Other Outside.

Egyptian border guards opened fire to drive back the Palestinians

Amira Hass / 'Gaza strike is not against Hamas, it's against all Palestinians'

Israeli warplanes fly low over south Lebanon

Disinformation, secrecy and lies: How the Gaza offensive came about

Does Israel withold Food, Gasoline and drinking water from Palestine?

Israel mounts PR campaign to blame Hamas for Gaza destruction

The amount of death and destruction is inconceivable (Live from Palestine)

Venezuelan President Shocked by US Reaction to Israeli Attacks on Gaza

IDF To Mobilize 6,500 Reservists for Gaza Operation

Obama advisor talks about pratical solutions to I/P conflict

IAF Uses New US-Supplied Smart Bomb

Egypt says Hamas not allowing wounded to leave Gaza

'Hamas Chief of Staff May Be Dead'

International peacekeeping force for Israel, Lebanon

Juan Cole Minces No Words on the Gaza Strikes...

Rights orgs: Israel's willful killings a war crime

Israel Mounts Third Day of Gaza Raids

Would it not be more ethical to simply shoot down rockets and mortars?

Respecting Israel's Right To Defend Themselves-But RECOGNIZING-There Is NO Military Solution.

Foreign Ministry readies 'diplomatic exit plan' from Gaza

Across Mideast, Thousands Protest Israeli Assault

Today I end my support of Israel

Venezuelan President Shocked by US Reaction to Israeli Attacks on Gaza

Communist Party of Israel Condemns Deadly Attacks on Gaza & Calls for International Mobilization

London Protests Gaza Attacks

Hamas threatens to harm Livni, Barak

Top Israeli Newspaper Raises Doubts About Gaza Attack

Abbas Blames Hamas For Bloodshed

Hamas 'bars injured leaving Gaza

Dave Barry: The Year in Review

Our kids as mercenaries

The Invisible Fist of Greed and Corruption

Greed has pushed political credibility and financial trust into freefall

Perversion of Justice: Gulag America

Politics Is No Longer Local. It's Viral.

At Capitol, slavery's story turns full circle

Did Values Voters Have a Prayer This Year?

Haaretz: Israel to mount emergency international PR effort in wake of Gaza campaign

The neighborhood bully strikes again

What's Next on Gaza/Israel and Why Americans Should Care

The Hospital Morgues Were Already Full. The Dead Were Piled on Top of Each Other Outside.

Buying American-made Toys

Obama talks about Hamas

Your Top 'Out of Your Head-lines' of 2008

Bill Kristol's Year Up at 'NYT': Will He Get Axed?

Saying Yes, WaMu Built Empire on Shaky Loans {supervisor was snorting methamphetamine daily}

You're Likable Enough, Gay People

Delayed Justice for Political Reasons, in Palin's Alaska

Focus on the Family: Glenn Beck’s a Mormon? Eeek!

America the Illiterate

Bishops Atttack "Immoral" Labour

Fifty Herbert Hoovers

Child maid trafficking spreads to U.S.

Digital's Dearth of Programming

Bu$hWorld--The End Game

The Pre-Blame Game: "The winter air is thick with excuses at the White House no-regret fest."

Guardian UK: We have no words left

Wipro says buying Citigroup unit will boost IT infrastructure outsourcing in India

Feinstein: Bad Choice for Intelligence

(Prop 13) "30 Years After the Revolution: What Howard Jarvis Might Say?"

Leaving Trunk-Taj Mahal '68

Raw Video: Pro-Palestinian Demonstration in Iraq

RIP Harry

At least 205 killed in Israeli attacks on Palestine

Perversion of Justice

The No-Tax Disciples Strike Again!

Natural gay rights

Gaza's hospitals struggle with casualties - 28 Dec 08

National DOMA Protest: January 10, 2009

With God On Our Side - Bob Dylan

Egyptian security forces clashing with Palestinians

Asteroid Impact

An animated holiday gift for DU. Beautiful, sad and very relevant to our times.

Funny Infomercial - A break from DU's regular programming

CBS 60 Minutes 12/28: Obama Campaign Comeback (Road to The White House PT. 2)

Young Turks: Crazy McCain Lady Realizes Obama is not an Arab

The Week In Cartoons 12/27/08

CBS 60 Minutes 12/28: 'No Drama' Obama (Road to The White House PT. 3)

Minnesota Teen Challenge - Religion, Politicians and Crime

CBS 60 Minutes 12/28: The Long-Shot Candidate (Road to The White House PT. 1)

AP: Former Child Slave Speaks Out

Pave Lows Busy Until the End:MH-53 aircrews, civil engineers top most deployed list for fiscal 2008

Performance-Report Setup To Save Time, Cash

Bases Focus On Smarter Growth

Economic Bust Creates Recruiting Boom

N.H. Heating Oil Program Helps Veterans (2 Short articles and links to VA and other websites)

Army Surgeon From NJ Killed In Iraq Mortar Attack

Soldier Crippled In Blast Returns For Holidays

Calm Urged Over Possible Pakistan Troop Moves

Veterans with coronary artery disease and Plavix

S.D. Official, Obama Offer Views On Guard

Former Guardsman to Receive Silver Star

Subs Ease Way Into Electronic Navigation

Divers Searching For Missing Bragg Soldier

Single Soldiers Have New Housing Option

E-9s No Longer Eligible For Degree Vouchers

Navy, Environmentalists Settle Sonar Lawsuit

West Point Names New Football Coach

Sherman With Major Role At Bastogne Found

DU Pets wish you HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Toss your cookies!

Food needs 'fundamental rethink'

Independent UK: UK's holiday waste smashes all records

San Francisco Chronicle: Getting renewable power to the people


Fossil Fools Day

The Church of Nuclear

Oil shale vs. Water resources

Minnesota's iconic moose are dying off (climate change)

Nigeria loses $2.5 billion daily to gas flaring

Food needs 'fundamental rethink' (BBC)

We need to turn carbon into gold (BBC) {op ed -- it's all about the money}

Ozone protection feels the heat (BBC) {HFCs vs HCFCs vs CFCs vs ...}

Sea Shepherd Drives Japanese Whalers Out of Australia's Waters

Beauty spots to be surrendered to the sea

Reality returns to the White House

A dry continent (Australia) demands creative solutions

EDITORIAL: Inertia is threatening long-term energy strategies

EPA approves safer refrigerant developed by Hawaii man

‘Eat local' movement catching on nationally

Phoenix opens $1.4 billion light-rail system

Not everyone was fooled by Madoff

Hey, all you George Bailey fans!

Faces of the Crisis: Nouriel Roubini

Trends for 2009:

Behind WaMu's fall, drugs and serious lax lending rules.

Only full disclosure of toxic debts will get the West moving again

Our country needs much more than a physical/environmental infrastructure investment

America's Second Great Depression Has Started

Today in labor history Dec 28 FDR orders the Army to seize the offices of Montgomery Ward & Co.

Today's Carol Simpson working family cartoon: Compassion

Frustrated (KC) Teachers Carol at Board VP Benson’s Home

USA Today: Our critic's TV bailout plan promises to pay off in quality

From The Picket Line: Stella D'Oro Strikers Say : - No Contract, No Cookies

Unions: 6 months with no construction deaths good

Unions Look for New Life in World of Obama

LA Times: Ed Asner on SAG's choice (the union can't take the deal that is being offered) by Ed Asner

Auto bailout fight reveals sticky issues

A Much More Pro-Labor Administration (than Clinton)

Payouts to jobless lagging State unemployment funds can't keep pace with demand

Child maid trafficking spreads from Africa to US (Shyima was 10)

Labor complaints have tripled in Dubai

Southern politicians fight for cheap labor

2008 in Review: McCain Revealed and McCain Reviled (March-April)

Board finds in favor of union

IWW International Solidarity Commission Monthly Update Bulletin -- December 2008

Toss your cookies!

Indian Company Looks at Options After Stock Plunge

Job skill for the times: coping with a layoff

New subject: tell your boss off here anonymously!

Microsoft advised to lay off over 9,000 employees

Another fun filled thread

Saddleback Church (Rick Warren) Protest: January 18, 2009, 11:00 a.m.

LGBT Groups Unite to Support Employee Free Choice Act

Hey guys.

I am welcome here?

Lovely. Sometimes genealogy turns up stuff you'd rather not know.

Labor Amicus Brief Against Prop 8

Are gay people who marry or date straight people predators?

How would you react?

Got Nerve?

Singing this to my five year old son these days. Now more than ever.

The Pope's Christmas Condemnation of Transsexuals

I must admit, Obama's "change we can believe in" slogan was accurate

We recently had a pic-post thread for GLBT forum members.

National DOMA Protest: January 10, 2009. (Please keep kicked)

1000 Castros

Hundreds of Cubans line up to become Spaniards

SF GIANTS Sign Randy Johnson to one year $8M contact.

For those interested, the Lions are losing to the Packers with 8˝ minute to play in the Fourth Q

ANyone watching the Steelers? What happened to Big Ben? Sounds scary.

Nuff said!

Go San Diego

Congrats to Drew Brees and the Saints

Browns fall just short in their 2008 "Super Bowl Run"

At what point shall I expect to hear all of the DU morans,

Gloat about the Cowboys loss here...

I think Cadillac Williams (Bucs) just blew his knee out....

Lions go 0-16

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (December 28): 3-Way Tie Completes Elista Grand Prix

49ers retain Singletary

Why is it called "GLBT"?

Next best thing to Tennessee not playing in a bowl

Gene disease 'recreated in lab' (BBC)

how many of you are on Obama/Biden transition teams for healthcare? - since we're on the topic...

The Surgeon General has determined that smoking is hazardous to your health...

Single payer universal health care in the USA


PLuto... giver of riches... check out THIS energy!

Having trouble holding the light today ... anyone else?

I'm looking for a recommendation on a rifle.

Nothing to worry about.

Does anyone here reload .45 Colt? I'm looking for a reloader to

This is what can happen once citizens are denied freedom and the use of firearms

Is Obama Looking for Trouble?

Tonight's moon

More Photography on a Shoestring

is this more like it for lines?

Foodsaver canister and jar tips.

How to cook babybacks

Tiny clues to collision in space (BBC) {meteor shower 470 MYA?}

Clouds over Greenland

10 little earthquakes at Yellowstone in last 2 days

Teen with Home Chemistry Lab Incorrectly Arrested for Meth, Bombs

Houston PBS to kill Red White and Blue

quizrocket help

Cookies, and I don't mean Christmas.

any myspace layout wizards here?

Thar She Blows!

WTF? History Channel Goes Woo-Woo: Full Weeks Of Bible/End Times Shows in Jan.

Count V leader dead at 61!

Lawrence Cannon can suck it

The cons JUST DON'T GET IT they don't have a majority

Hitting the reset button and moving on to 2009