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Archives: December 8, 2008

"Thank God it passed!" - Bailout investments have already lost $9 billion

In Hard Times, Russia Moves In to Reclaim Private Industries

Let's make up a new conspiracy theory

Our Conscience: Suggested response for the warriors of paternalism

U.S. courts due for left turn with Obama: Changes likely in conservative 4th Circuit

Looks like the Asian markets are up

Worst act by the social conservative/culture warrior/religious right political movement

28 Years Ago Today

The episode of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air where Will gets shot at the ATM

Shares soar (Asia, Europe up over 6 %) on US stimulus hopes

Christian Science Monitor: With biggest job losses since 1974, Obama plans massive public works

George W. Bush attends his own hanging (L.A. Times headline)

Greek cities hit by fresh rioting

October 9, 1940 - December 8, 1980

I can NOT find a pic of the Bush portrait *anywhere* so this will have to do

Obama's Deputy Campaign Manager: "A Message To Progressive Critics"

The Deluder in Chief andhis little side kick Joe Scum

Pakistan a failed state: US Congressman Frank Pallone

Anybody watching Carlos Watson on Morning Blow? He's smacking Joe around with FACTS!

The UNofficial Bush Presidential portrait

Workers are sure waking up - WJ this morning is

A consequence of our economic downfall: recycling

Tribune Considering Filing for Bankruptcy Protection, WSJ Says

Blackwater guards 'to surrender' (BBC)

Very strange phone call

Government loan money about to start flowing to Ford and GM

Labor Unions across the USA should be raising funds for the Chicago Factory Workers...

A Question for the Obama Birth Certificate Conspiracy Theorists

Shrub Burrowing Appointees

Corn Subsides. Who is on this list?

Blackwater drama unfolds on 2 cross-country stages

Technically, this isn't a recession yet...

Fundamentalist Christians seem to prefer worshipping Man over God.

Ford suspends production at St. Petersburg plant, expect some here to be happy

GOP appears in deep trouble in California

Question about the auto industry??

In Depth: Kevin Phillips - CSPAN-2 BookTV

what to do wit h Paulson

Panel asks Obama to stress genocide prevention


WTF? $30K BONUSES for civil servants?

‘Christian’ License-Plate Controversy Moves Toward Federal Court Showdown

I'm ditching ATT.NET totally this week. What is the best free email service?

Imagine - John Lennon 9 October 1940 – 8 December 1980

One in 10 American on food stamps

Five murderous thugs from Blackwater surrender to court in Utah

Christmas Tree Moisturizer

The 'Pre-uninsured'

Oh NOES! Supreme Court rejects case arguing that Obama is ineligible to be president

DU Lawyers: Does the Fair Housing Act apply to someone who's LOOKING for a room & places a want ad?


Auto bailout (loan) may help keep big 3 out of bankruptcy till March...

Composition of the US Senate. A Republic of old men (and a few women)

Tancredo announces retirement, regrets being known only for hating immigration.»



Pakistani Militants Torch 160 U.S. and NATO Vehicles

General: Afghanistan force must double, remain for question...WHY?

WP, pg1: The Politics of the Federal Bench; Obama Appointments Expected to Reshape Legal Landscape

Obama's Federal Appointments Are Expected To Reshape the U.S. Legal Landscape

With all due, how can any self-respecting progressive be a party to the Catholic church?

The Weather Underground

What do you get when you cross a PUMA with a FReeper?

For Those Interested in Better Understanding the Turmoil in South Asia

Pakistan's LeT Raid May Force Militant Re-alignment Towards al-Qaeda

2fer Day BRIGHTENERS: Tancredo retires, and Shrub had to kiss STREISAND's ass!1

David Gregory does not think it's his "job" to "debate the President"

Satanists should put up an altar to "The Devil" in the rotunda...

Looking to move...

Franken vs. Coleman not Going to Be Decided Soon

Rice: ‘The American people are wise in wanting change’ from Bush.»

Auto Bailout Condition: Government 'Car Czar'?

Second Amendment Holiday Carol

Second Amendment Holiday Carol

Obama: Iraq Pullout 'As Quickly As We Can' To Maintain Stability

Another one bites the dust, And another one gone and another one gone

How could Babs have kissed the Murderous Chimp?

In Two Days, Militants Torch 260 NATO Vehicles in Peshawar

Blackwater thugs; case being made by DOJ on m$nbc.

Most amazing video of one dog actually rescuing another dog from a highway.

Michael Steele of Maryland was on Wash. Journal this a.m.

Ex-Blackwater guards surrender in Utah

Burrowing watch: Bush appointed 18 administation officials last Tuesday alone.»

Rove vows to 'name names'

Iraqi Women, Fighting for a Voice

Blackwater Indictment: At least 34 unarmed Iraqis,including women & children, were killed or wounded

After a Big 3 bailout, what then?

Just how bad is it going to get ??

Puppies save three-year-old boy lost in freezing Virginia woods

Here's the article (7 myths about Detroit automakers) that Hartmann's been talking about today ...

And again, F%$# CNN

Japan has another nuclear event - fire this time

The next bail out...television networks?

Any Doors fans out there? The Lizard King would have turned 65 today

Free Press Applauds Obama's Commitment to Internet for Everyone

msnbc contessa brewer

New Gun For Arthritic Seniors Could Be Subsidized By Medicare

c'mon DU sign your thanks to G.W.Bush right here

James Kunstler on our economic prospects: Hyperinflation

Off-season Hurricane preparation

General: Military Needs To Fly Lower

New gun for seniors could be subsidized by Medicare

If Congress gave immunity to the telecoms, why can't it do the same for Don Siegelman?

If we bail out the auto makers, there needs to be a change

George Bush and Auto Bailout - Did We Agree To The Columbia Free Trade Deal?

George Bush and Auto Bailout - Did We Agree To The Columbia Free Trade Deal?

Will Obama Keep the General Who Wears His Uniform to His CIA Job?

Tribune files for bankrutpcy protection

Is anyone still unconvinced that the true battle is between labor and capital?

Why does MSNBC keep Pat Buchanan?

i've had enough. POLL

Will charges against Blackwater guards stick?

What does one do with an iPod that has a depleted battery that won't hold a charge?

Update on my mother and the fire.

Franken is withdrawing more challenges in recount

An idea to save Social Security and fix the Mortgage crisis at the same time

Instructions for FReepers to come on DU....LOL

Off with their heads?

My dog just joined the war on christmas

Merrill Chief Wants $10-Million Bonus For Presiding Over $11-Billion Loss

Re. troubled news organizations, I just tabulated LBN news sources --

PE Obama will be meeting with Al Gore in Chicago

Whoooooooooooooot Chicago governor says the state

US tech giant 3M slashes 1,800 jobs

Dow Chemical to slash 5,000 jobs, close 20 plants

58% RE-default on "modified mortgages"

Attacking Alzheimer's with Red Wine and Marijuana

Dumbest. Headline. Ever. "Would McCain have won by attacking Rev. Wright issue?"

Republic Window and Door and BOA

C-Span2: Senate is beginning to talk about Big3 Bail Out plan - just starting NOW. ~nt~

Barney Frank takes on Bush over bailout money,

Oh isn't this just cute.

Well thank goddesss that President Obama is going to take away

Barack Obama won by roughly 9,501,994 votes

NAVY F-18 Jet Crashes into home in San Diego

Virginia's newest jailbird

Republicans using Auto failure to slam unions

Dow Chemical to cut 5,000 jobs, close 20 plants

Ann Coulter to appear at NYU Wed night

OMGWTFBBQ!! Obama and Zune-gate

Presidential video game to hit retail shelves

Will MediCare pay for guns for the elderly?

Holy Shit....An FA-18 from Miramar just crashed about 4 miles from here.

Heads up, movie about independent stores vs. chains on Sundance Ch.

Thinking about those laid off Chicago workers occupying the plant .......

500 Muslim Soldiers' Tombs Desecrated In France

Heads up: Nancy Pelosi coming up on GEM$NBC

Important news for rush limbaugh

For those of you today who need calming.

"We may have all come on different

Feingold: Obama Should ‘Renounce The Extreme Claims Of Executive Power’ In Inaugural Address»

CEO Seeks 10 Million $ Bonus as company spirals down

Bush's bald head fetish shows no age discrimination

News from the trenches: Accountants and Elvis Shrines

Jacobus & other RW talking heads denigrating Obama's proposed public works program

For Workers, Medical Bills Add to Pain as Firms Fail

It had to happen...


Reminder: 2 Hour Boston Legal Series Finale Tonight n/t

The latest revisionism of the Bush legacy

L.A. Times: "Caravans of cash-rich Chinese look for foreclosures & other bargain properties to buy"

Thanks Jay Leno...

If the media is liberal, why does the right fight the fairness doctrine?

The Afghan War Could Destroy The U.S.

Marsha Blackburn is a TRAITOR!!!!!!!!


Mpls. limits vehicle idling to 3 minutes

The good news? There's a place in the U.S. where the economy doesn't suck.

How come Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy's victory over the


Cute email I just got... and from someone who at least used to vote Republican.


The George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Address Drinking Game. Every broken promise = 1 shot o' hooch.

Vandals desecrate 500 French Muslim war graves with swastikas and anti-Islamic slogans

Obama's Most Progressive Act Yet; Solidarity With the Chicago Factory Worker Sit-in

Obama's Most Progressive Act Yet; Solidarity With the Chicago Factory Worker Sit-in

Greedy Pig #1, Rick Wagoner CEO of GM 2.2 Million salary in 2008

Tweety is covering the Chicago sit in and rally

“Favreau’s mix of alcohol and groping are hardly a laughing matter. .."

The FReepers are REAL MEN! They demand to be acknowledged as such!

Kittehs gone wild!

Need help with some fact checking. Stealth wingnut posting Christmas "rights" in school!

Florida men seek probe of 32 unmarked graves at boys school

Al Gore sends appeal for Don Siegelman's defense fund:

Bush Regime Declares Itself Above the Law

Obama's Afghanistan Dilemma: "Growing Dissent" On More Troops

Looking for a link ...

Name one religion GD approves.

I have a suspcion...

If the problem is that banks STILL don't want to loan money- then it's time to nationalize them.

As the World Economy Sinks, So Does Global Shipping

Entire State of Michigan Considers Sit-In

Spying on Pacifists, Environmentalists and Nuns

the "controversy" over the cardboard cutout of Hillary and the dweeb from the Obama camp

May we please move on to something else now????

A rally *against* free speech?

Field Trips Canceled After Students See Autopsy of Classmate

Field Trips Canceled After Students See Autopsy of Classmate

This just seems strange to me.

This just seems strange to me.

For laid-off Isuzu workers, a winter of discontent

Holder Confirmation Hearing Set for Week of Jan. 5

The war between the states, this is the way that Randi described

Social study and study of Christianism.

Obama, Gore to meet in Chicago


India, Russia regain elan of friendship


Study: Automakers' failure would cost U.S. more than aid

Fox News without the sound is kinda creepy.

Why Won’t Obama Prove He Is Not An Alien?

The Auto Bailout is beyond a waste

A member of the TX State Board of Ed says public education a "subtly deceptive tool of perversion"

A Quote From Malcolm X

Another reason to give to someone besides Salvation Army: They're firing a guy for getting married!

Did I miss the DUzy's? Weren't they going to be posted yesterday?

I hope Matthews was well fed during his "Brain Wash Weekend" at the Heritage Foundation

Have you ever fondled an inanimate object?

It was cardboard!

Flag flown upside down over economic mess

Yay! Free money day at the Treasury! TV Networks want bailout!

The Conservative Insult Generator

i heard the phrase "Crackdown on the Homeless" on a local news show this morning

Back on Our Feet

SEIU trying to organize bank workers.

The 7 Dumbest Things Ever Done by Airport Security

Half of rescued mortgage holders default anyway

More Braindead Bill: O'Reilly's Great American Holiday Quiz


A Big Progressive SHOUT OUT to Tim Carpenter Who DID GOOD on TWEETY just now!

Oklahoma Mayor and a local pastor who advocates court-ordered “education programs” to “cure” gays

Norm MacDonalds' brother explains Canada's politcal crisis

The Freepers love my mother's house burning down.

Dean Baker: A Financial Sector Small Enough to Drown in a Bathtub

Is CNN biased against unions?

Tomato Workers Win Agreement with Subway

Top 10,000 Conservative Idiots....

Blackwater Security Guards Charged With Manslaughter

EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson: There’s ‘not a clean-cut division’ between religion and science.»

Another 70-year-old in India has IVF baby

"We do not have oodles of energy and time for blunders or boondoggles - we must get this right"

An hysterically funny article on Governor Grifter

*Even Steve Wynn Is Losing Money at the Casinos*... "The Donald," too!

I wonder what the Chimp's smirk and facial expression will be Jan. 20th

Have they cleaned up the mess in aisle 3?

Activist Moving Homeless People Into Foreclosed Houses in Miami

Newt Gingrich: Only some gays are fascists....

US SC refuses to take up Obama citizenship case

An Email from Velvet Revolution

"Report: Obama's transition team said Favreau apologized, Hillary accepted, the issue is over."

huge sums of $$$$ wasted on infrastructure projects: NY Times:

Story time with Senator Shelby

Bush's New Neighborhood Barred Non-Whites Until 2000

Bush History-9/11 Commission Heads Say Bush Admin Obstructed Their Investigation 12/8

Bush Holdover Gates pushes military to embrace 'irregular warfare' for more Iraq-style regime change

Trial begins for cops accused of beating gay man

Remembering John Lennon today: October 9, 1940 - December 8,1980

Nuclear weapons decision awaits Obama

Someday Exxon will come to the Government for assistance

Blackwater Employees Charged With Manslaughter

The Triumph of Greed

Do You Want To Know Why The Massive Bailouts Will Not Cause Inflation?

For Smokers Only - Fire Safe Cigarettes

The Abortion Wars Get Technical (health-care workers can deny procedures due to religion/morality)

Rachel Maddow interviewed Ron Howard on his "Nixon & Frost" film

Hey, DU same-sexers quick question....

Independent UK: The great credit card scandal

Republic strikers to meet again tomorrow.

Hey Horowitz, whether you're human or not

Children At Risk

In honor of the Chicago strike...

Dog Beating Hearing Tuesday (accused of beating his dog to death)

Rachel's giving the Chicago workers great coverage

Rachel's giving the Chicago workers great coverage

Gov. David Paterson- "Once you go black, you don't go back."

My prayer to President Obama as he begins his Public Works Proposals

USA Steel production down 43.8% from same week

I am so sick of Yahoo bias!!!

MSNBC's talking points today. They keep pushing education for the stimulus spending program

Trudeau lectures rambling Nixon in long-lost recording

New study raises concerns on the safety of Taser stun guns

Why is M$M showing the Five Blackwater Mercenaries in their military uniforms?

So I guess Snopes has debunked too many right wing lies?

Alabama governor defends state from UAW criticism (headline sucks)

Fellow Bank of America customers.....anyone considering dropping them because of the Chicago events?

Fellow Bank of America customers.....anyone considering dropping them because of the Chicago events?

Remembering John Lennon December 8,1980

I think we should make signs and hang them in windows of vacant repoed homes that say

Anybody else having problems with Google today?

Anybody else having problems with Google today?

Auto turmoil casts cloud over factory jobs

Artists and designers here? We need a graphic to tape up at BoA branches

Most aggravating meme of Big 3 crisis: "They weren't making vehicles people wanted!"

Scary-cool stuff ...... Claytronics

Cigarettes to be sold 'under the counter'

RW radio is pathetic. Just a snippet of todays nutbags. Boortz wants OJ's throat slit he is sick

Gay marriage goes before Iowa Supreme Court

UAW seeks GM board seat

About the new WPA, what about some SOCIAL projects?

White House cool on car bail-out (BBC)

Bill Ayers Whitewashes History, Again

Joel & Victoria Osteen on Larry King now...

Joel & Victoria Osteen on Larry King now...

What bothers you the most about the sit-in at the Republic Windows & Doors factory?

This will be interesting to watch. Vancouver's mayor is taking "emergency action" with homelessness

Rachel just said our tax dollars are paying for the Rose Bowl.

Support Thread for the Workers at Republic Windows & Doors

Insanely Great: What if Steve Jobs ran one of the Big Three auto companies?

Insanely Great: What if Steve Jobs ran one of the Big Three auto companies?

George W. Bush Is Worthless

Boston Legal reminder for the east coasters

Public transport use surges despite falling gas prices.

Can one purchase individual tobacco cigarettes yet?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

The Rude Pundit - The Chicago Factory Sit-In: A Real Protest

Anyone else tired of the title "czar"?

Is any one keeping track of these? "Woman claims to see Virgin Mary in MRI"

Bush: Bible, evolution not at odds

Want to watch a wingnut's head explode? All it takes is five words....

Calling in 'gay' to work is latest form of protest

How many of you have decided not to exchange

DSCC Chief Menendez to meet with Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg.

Supreme Court rejects idiot's attempt to prove Obama not a U.S. citizen

Windows Vista - Vs - Mac OSX

Windows Vista - Vs - Mac OSX

Hey that Pat Boone dude says I'm no different than a terrorist in Mumbai.

'Family Guy' stirs controversy with 'Laura Bush killed a guy' catch phrase

the New Agenda is an astroturf group and not a real group

Is your supermarket on of the country's 10 healthiest? Check this to find out!

Injurys/disabilities from roadside bombs are ruled non-combat related

to shut up some fools on another board can someone give me a link to Obama's voice verification

B of A and Republic Windows and Doors Chronology

I am a small business owner, that is small with a little "s." Most

Olympia Snowe to Head a Cabinet-Level SBA?

What if major computer companies ran the auto industry???

Rahm says get ready for big changes

US gun company Constitution Arms says its guns for elderly will be subsidised

Whites Only! The History Of New Bush Neighborhood

Reverand Wright calls Hasselback a "dizzy blonde" during sermon

We will need a much more aggressive jobs program from Obama.

Rec this thread if you agree it's time to end the practice of Presidential pardons.

If you're opposed to casual sex, don't get a job as a porn star.

Illinois Governor Suspends Business With Bank Of America

Seven Figure Deal Struck On Bush Coloring Book

In support of American made cars.. wake up and smell the coffee

20 year old spies on Maryland targets. i.e. pacifists, environmentalists & nuns.

After Obama is inaugurated, will you make a FOIA request for any surveillance files on yourself?

Since some of you apparently need an education about HDTV, a few comparisons. (Dial up warning.)

I Made a Grocery Clerk's Day Today

Should Obama fire the US attorney who won't quit at the change of administrations?

The Auto Plan Appears to be Intended to Break the Unions and End Pensions

Rice says "PEOPLE WORLDWIDE" thought Saddam had WMD's

Is this imposing your religious beliefs on others

MSM Talking Heads Keep Blaming the Little Guy for the Recession - Give me a frickin' break!

MSM Talking Heads Keep Blaming the Little Guy for the Recession - Give me a frickin' break!


To all of you who gave their thoughts on my "conscience"

Stronger than cement and six times lighter, but you can't have it USA,

All of these are reasons for the auto maker troubles, but which is the biggest?

Just quit smoking. Need some help.

Hey Canadians!!! The Daily Show is ripping on your Government (and The Queen) again!!!

Ohioans: Tell your reps to vote NO on Senate Bill 386!

For those who've tried it: Can you describe the horrors of smoking reefer?

My apologies, but I could not resist posting that the Freeps are boycotting Hawaii...

To Whom This May Offend ...

Many fundies/freepers seem to think of the 1950's as a golden age.

Trigger-happy cowboys have finally had their day

They Knew The Risks When They Elected Us – I Say “Screw ‘em!”

Forced electroshock is happening in America...

Attack of the Invisible Hand of the Free Market..

Wow, how about this shit in Greece? No one says "Fuck da po-lice" like the Greeks!

Echo Valley Hope - Linking Farms & People who want to farm

Voice dialed handsfree ought to be a required mfg safety standard on all new cars by 2010

My mother's house just burned down.

Remember when Ma Bell had to "break up" because she was too big?

2 confirmed deaths in San Diego as F-18 crashes into two homes

I am VERY tired of the MSM giving all the deep-southerners a union-bashing forum

does anyone have a good quality photo of th pResident's new Painting..? i want to admire the insult

GM's Bob Lutz talks with DFP's Tom Walsh, rips Wagoner critics, says change has been ongoing

150-page MEGA list of some of the crap the GOP is leaving for Obama to clean up.

Detroit megachurch prays over SUVs at the altar for industry bailout

A happy ending - remember when I posted about the trash throwing freeper?

Oh for chrissake that new seatbelt law for bicycles, motorcycles & boats is the dumbest idea ever

I see lots of questions about the missing DUzy thread...

Know them by the company they keep:

CA Diebold Failure, Lost Ballots Reveals Federal E-Vote Scam

Arranged marriage is morally repugnant and it needs to end. Now.

"Favreau's Sexist Photo Is No Laughing Matter" (DeeDee Myers)

Mom's Parting Gift ...

I can't remember a president standing up for striking workers like the Pres. elect did

Perhaps everyone with a B of A account should call them and say we will be closing our accounts

Even top Florida schools may fail NCLB standards.

Holy F*&%, I can't believe I have to actually defend this on DU.

Holy F*&%, I can't believe I have to actually defend this on DU.

Let's make up a new conspiracy theory

DayDreaminHippie68 FINALLY takes his driver's test tomorrow

That wasn't the DUzy's!!!

Wewt! 'Hannibal' is on teevee at 1 a.m.

Basketball Diaries was just on - reminded me of that tune "People who died" By JIm Carroll


The episode of Fresh Prince of Bel-Air where Will gets shot at the ATM


Roll call: Who's up?

Grey's Anatomy star saves abused pet (was thrown from the window of a moving car)

Betty Page Hospitalized After Heart Attack

If you’ve seen all of “Never Come Back” (1990) SPOILERS

These apples are delicious!

I left Germany to return to the states ten years ago

Mr Bean Doing Christmas (One Of Funniest TV Shows Ever)

Don't think of it as losing a DUer.

Ever see how far you can ram a sharp pencil into your ear hole?

Oh, what a beautiful morning

Good morning Lounge

It's Monday Morning. Who wants to go to the gym with me?


Warning (SPOILERS)

Found a way to cleanse my brain of music from the 80's thread!

I am legend


Anyone know anything about the video game Fable 2?

I love this new feature where you can see who is signed on and lurking...

Cheap stuff for frugal living ( add yours )

Woman arrested after ill-timed smoke break

Free Iphone Apps

Are you enjoying the show "Fringe" as much as I am?

Would you rather be rich or good looking?

My lips are sad today.

Help me find a thread, please..

Gosh I love that song

I...AM...going to take a bath...

So, I met this girl at a bar last night.......

My brother is so frustrating sometimes.

Boston at sunrise (some pics from my window)

I got spit in the face....

Does this mean I'm an unreasonable person?

I just gave life back to a dead router


Why do we snark? nt

Idea for a children's civic book...

I hate the fucking Eagles, man ...

Ya know, the sound of jangling keys really gets to me sometimes

Anyone have any succes writing grant proposals?

while smoking a little popcorn at lunch

What is up Satan's ass?

I am just getting over the flu.

*WHOOPS* I lost my wedding band

The most adorable cliche!

A Very Brief Primer on Earthquakes for Those Who've Never Experienced One

better as a leftover: beef stew

I like Octopi

Ouch. Ouchie. Ouch.

Honey Mustard Pringles- oddly addictive.

If a category of DUzy's were named after you, for what would that award be for?

this is so weird.. i have too much free time

Oh where, oh where did Turtlensue go?

If You Seek Amy.

German engineering my ass, redux.

This hero--Belew: a good thing?

Holy shit! San Diego — F/A-18 crashes into residential neighborhood

There is a new reign of terror in the XemaSab household!

Stay out of GD today. It has become the gungeon.


Office Holiday Party Guide for drinkers

What's the deal with turtlensue dating Sean Hannity. I thought she went

bmbmd is DTM

Any Doors fans out there? The Lizard King would have turned 65 today

I need a good drag name

Lynnesin is Styx's biggest fan!

It's a good thing I'm cute.

When you hear this phrase...

I have a computer issue...could use some help

I Ate A Gumbird

What's your favorite unorthodox Christmas/holiday song?

To the fine people of Sacramento

madinmaryland - HAVE YOU NO SHAME???!!!

How about going to a wine tasting at Night Train vineyards


That speech from Linus in A Charlie Brown Christmas. Timely wisdom for us all or an effin' buzzkill?

I'm going to drink only the classiest of wine now

If I even catch a GLIMPSE of a green Perrier bottle, I think of this:

Series Finale for Boston Legal tonight. Anyone else sad to see it go?

What to do when facing the prospect of spending Christmas Eve alone?

"Jizz in my pants" is the phrase of the day. Alter a thread title to include "jizz in my pants"

My temp drivers license (Stupid Bureaucrat Tricks)

Another cat post

Dear God. I am completely and utterly addicted to Perrier.

In 15 minutes, I get to go home. How do I look busy until then?

Quick, need smile STAT!

NEVER wear a red vest to Lowes.


Kittehs gone wild!

NBC, in order to improve revenue, is coming up with a new batch of shows for its 2009-2010 season:

I'm so fucking!

Are there days you feel purely evil and bitchy?

Can someone tell the dogs to stop with the pooping?

Does anyone here shop at Lord & Taylor?

Are you sending Festivus cards this year?

Kitten Picture of the Day for Monday December 8

A sad sign of the times during this holiday season...

Charlie Brown Christmas 8PM ABC tonight!!!

Lookie what I bought today

The Sonseed: Yay or Nay?

Construction/contractor question - flooring. Laminate over a concrete slab - I got a problem.

My six year old daughter just found out that there is no Santa Claus...

Even the moving guy thinks I'm smart to be moving...

Christmas is all about getting drunk and stoned with the ones you love

What in the heck is the matter with you?

maybe not the most annoying pop voice but the song itself must rank up there

I have a question about JVS. If I were driving a car with a JVS in it and the windows...

Ho Ho Fucking Ho!

Some thoughts on Cancer.

Well hell, I could be stuck here for days!

Quick question: Does any know how to remove tar and feathers from exposed skin areas? Thanks. n/t

A map using the true names of North America (1000x780 pixels image)

Top Gear Season 11 begins tonight in the US.

Oh, the things you see (aka, Idiot Behind the Wheel of the Day)

Best big hit single that became a TV theme song

Former Classics IV singer ("Spooky," "Stormy," "Traces of Love") Dennis Yost dies at 65

I think I may have found the most disturbing image on the entire Internet

I'm so fifty fucking years old.

I'm so fucking fucked

You know how your local state can save money ever summer? It's simple:

I need your help, I have a serious issue that is affecting me and I don't know what to do

Jello turkey and other horrors

I was all ready to go to bed, but I forgot

What's for supper?

Imagine if John Lennon were still alive today

Some guy threw a fit today because I blew up his gas station

Beverages covered under the Seattle Alcohol Impact Area ruling

Yesterday I bought something that I know will make Rev. Wright jealous...

Invent a crappy bowl game

UPS sucks

Hey look, cleavage!

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 12/8/2008)

Leno or Letterman?




BEST 1970s song about a couple of rats...actual vermin...throwin' it down, gettin' it ON

Woe. Boyfriend is tired of waiting for me to divorce so I told him

So with the Duggars having their baby born in front of a local tv station's camera...

One day in the great future a new society will unearth a copy of "MacArthur's Park" and wonder....

Puppies save three-year-old boy lost in freezing Virginia woods

Hey loungers. The St. Jude commercials with Jennifer Aniston

What does "Smoking O.P.s" mean?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/8/08

The best part of National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation is...

Wow, there was 'The Wonderful Wizard of Oz' before 'The Wizard of Oz'

Thirty dollars for a four foot tall Christmas tree...

GIVE ME A JOB IN NYC.//let's bitch about being unemployed & on the verge of homelessness.

I go out with the girls ONCE in 2 months, and my dog got pissed and totally trashed the living room.

Would someone please help me make n avatar? broadcasts some viking locker room extra ...look at your peril

Just in case any of you haven't seen it fifty times already - 'Jizz In My Pants'

Tonight: last evah episode of "Boston Legal"

Modify a Christmas Carol...

Americans that are almost Canadians

When you get caught between the Moon and New York City

What is your LEAST favorite Christmas song?

Today I set three 4.5' granite bounds

How long should one wait after a breakup to start dating again?

What color are you?


Do you wash your back?

I get sick of my fellow liberals sometimes. It's times like this that I appreciate the Lounge.

Lou Reed admirers, don't miss him being interviewed by Elvis on Sundance

I guess now is the time and place - I got shot the other night

What is the lovable?

My son has a very special birthday coming up

Overheard in Wal*Mart

If SUV drivers are selfish freeper shitbags, are Prius drivers sanctimonious prissy uptight nags?

Study shows dogs (and other animals) have a sense of fairness

I Don't Like Mondays.

Is it just me, or does the title of O'Reilly's new memoir just sound really, really wrong?

I'm so not fucking fucked.

Last night's Dexter (spoilers)

Ab Fab director Spiers dies at 63

My dog, Zeke, has passed away

You HAVE to give me a Christmas present, it says so in the Bible!

"Boston Legal" is saying Good Bye, in a two hour finale

My company has filed Chapter 11.

Get ready to watch Bill O'Reilly's head explode: Math shows Franken win to be a near certainty

Are you sending Christmas cards this year?

Okay, who's on "the list"?

So The Other Shoe Dropped Today

Kitten Picture of the day for Tuesday December 9


Another cat post...

I just started shopping online. Where to buy pants?

Ok, I'm off to the airport.

I have a question about cats. If I were driving a car with a cat in it and the windows...

Video game-knowledgeable loungers: Nintendo DS question...

On what side of your (main) car is your fuel cap?

Dear God, Midlodemocrat is an elitist snob

Perdue, Easley attend Obama meeting

Panel urges Obama to consider "hacker response plan"

We should expect things like "Gropegate", smoking habit, etc. from the MSM for the next 4 years.

I usually steer clear of Wal-Mart

It's all about Obama v The Corporations

Just caught newly elected senator Mark Begich on MSNBC

Just caught newly elected senator Mark Begich on MSNBC

Obama Transition Team Sees Administration "Looking To Be Rescued From Its Own Miscues"

Why is it when planning for the General Election battle of 2012, nobody ever mentions

I worry that Obama will stretch himself thin.

Good Morning, DU. Has the Supreme Court invalidated the Election yet?

Shinseki to be the third Asian American appointed to a Cabinet position

Report predicts 1 million job losses a month.

Bush's new neighborhood: until 2000, blacks banned - unless they were servants

The Gay poll show Favreau most desired to be groped.

New Pickles Bush ATT commercial. There were no bars...

Supreme Court just turned down appeal from Donofrio about Obama's birth controversy.

Maria Shriver should be disciplined too...

The Obama campaign didn't exist to make me feel good, and the Obama presidency won't either.

Beating swords into plowshares.

Washington Post Inauguration Guide: Frequently Asked Questions, E-mail for information

This is how we should treat the cardboard Hillary !!!!!!!111!!11!

Another part of *'s horrible legacy: the oil leases in the West...

BREAKING: Phillip J. Berg filed a lawsuit in the aftermath of the 1993 World Series...




Oh NOES! Supreme Court rejects case arguing that Obama is ineligible to be president

Groping a cardboard cutout bad? "I want to be under Barack Obama"

this is losinits' daughter

Trust Obama's Vision

Auld Lang Syne or Inauguration Day: Which day will you shed more tears of joy on?

Now that Dems in WH, Congress - UNIONIZE Health care workers, esp nurses..

Former Clinton Labor Secretary Robert Reich praises Obama on economy

NEWSFLASH: Barack Obama NEVER said he wouldn't be smoking in the White House...

Now that David Gregory is Host of MTP (Meet the Press).......

Question about the auto industry

Obama to Spur Economy With Infrastructure Investment (Update3)

There will be a DU gathering Monday, January 19th, 2009 in Washington DC

Shall we shag now, or shall we shag later?

It's one thing to be happy for Caroline, but to pit her and Hillary vs each other just stinks

Will Obama lift the "Dover Ban" on flag draped coffins?

Robert Gates a great figure of integrity ?

What about those "intelligence warnings" ??

Winning Freeper Comment of the day

Leahy wants Holder hearings in early January

In Defense of Career politicians

I can't believe Streisand kissed him. I would rather lick the bottom

Al Gore to meet with Obama in Chicago!!

Good God! Get the fuck over it!

Kerry in Poznan for climate change talks

I like this picture of Richardson but its probably not a good look to be seen stacking cups. . .

Obama Likely to Announce Energy, Environment Team This Week


I'm throwing my support behind Senator Caroline.

Obama is the most pro-worker president of my lifetime.

Hey kids, what time is it? That's right! It's FREEPER TEARS TIME!

Liberals voice concerns about Obama

Left Wonders if Obama’s Team Will Reflect Them (MSM plays up drama)

On CNN, "Transition to Power brought to you by Exxon Mobil"

Awe Shit! You mean we have 43 days to go before Inauguration?

I am totally and completely pissed with Maxrandb

**** delete **** (sorry)

MO-Sen: Statewide Recruitment Thread

How safe do you think the Inauguration gatherings will be?

Iran rejects Obama's carrot-and-stick approach

Obama outdoes Bush on intel briefings

From Barney to Barack: Michelle's Journey :-)

Was it cardboard or was it....FOAM CORE! Inquiring minds want to know!

nbc nightly news...david gregory from the 'meet the press' set

Holy Stallout! I wanted to be the Car Czar!!!

Political careers have been ruined for one word.

If you objected to Clinton being a "legacy" candidate and now

James Carville on CNN commenting on the grope-gate outrage

Any news on the Berg case?

So if Obama is a British citizen

Remember: No family has ever sacrificed or endured more for America than the Kennedys

Well, Obama Has Finally Pissed Me Off! (image links fixed)

Frankly, I think life size cardboard figures invite far worse than

How do you like it?

I'm thinking about groping a cardboard cutout figure.

Instead of using "carrots and sticks", what other analogies should be used in the political lexicon

People missing the obvious on Caroline Kennedy taking the NY Senate Seat...

Morans on LI arrested for racist anti-Obama vandalism

Post your 'Farewell Bush' photos here - this one's a Dutch football fan :-)

What's this "infrastructure" thing I hear about?

PHOTOS Reflections........

Scalia Refers Another Obama Citizenship Case To Conference 12/12/08

Al Sharpton is on Hannity fighting with him about the continuous MSM comments on Rev Wright

Incoming WH Press Secretary Gibbs Prepping for His New Job

I'm this much closer to attending the inauguration!!

does anyone remember Wild Salmon?

Hey lurking Freepers

2010 Senate Rankings, Revised and Extended

So, Where Is The Franken Recount At?

Why putting the heat on US auto makers and the workers?

LOL!!! SCOTUS didn't rule on Obama because they didn't want to hurt the moral of the country!!

‘Ugly Betty’ star pitching in for Hillary Clinton

I am SICK of this Obama birth certificiate shit. He is an American Citizen

I just read the NYTimes Op-Ed by William Ayers - what a class act

Obama demonstrated his progressive spirit by supporting the U.E., the Ultimate progressive Union:

Is the MSM's depiction of you, as a liberal, correct?

On ABC Nightline they did a story about gas prices.

Good Signs for Labor: Obama's Great Choice for Sec'y of Labor: The Nation

Hillary's Response the Cutout Poutrage

Huff Post: Attacks On Hildebrand Aren't Progressive But Politics As Awful

Favreau's Sexist Photo Is No Laughing Matter (Dee Dee Myers)

Hillary has a sense of humor

For anyone who doesn't think change is here, check this out

What is the appropriate punishment for groping cardboard figures?

Dumb Twit Cynthia McFadden on ABC News trying to make Bush appear human

What's the deal up in here...Are you folks NUTS or what?

Freakers new "Master Plan"....Boycott Hawaii

Where can one get an Obama Cardboard Cut out?

OH BABY: "Noon: Ceremony begins..inaugural address..lunch..departure of President Bush..parade."

It is not conservatism; it is sore loserism and quite radical in its intent.

We did win, didn't we?

Obama to meet with Al Gore Tuesday to discuss possible role in administration

Boredom results in Archive Digging......

flash back: David Gregory Mouthed Off to a Waitress, Got Scolded by Tim Russert

PHOTOS Born in the USA........(thanks to Clio the Leo for the idea!)

"Liberals voice concern about Obama"

Pragmatic = Progressive.

The DLC's definition of "the left": anyone who opposes corporate influence in D.C.

I saw "This Week" with Stephanopoulos and I thnik that I'm staying with him, No Gregory for Me

So I'm watching Tweety's banner assert "liberals angry at Obama's center-right cabinet,"

Need a J.Depp photo fix!

Bad news: Obama considers Dennis Wolff for Secretary of Ag

I guess I'm not a good liberal.

I don't see how any ideologue, left or right, will be happy with an administration...


I didn't like it when Hillary ran for the Senate. I was wrong.

NYS Senate

NYS Senate

WP: John Kerry "perfectly happy" in the Senate fulfilling a "lifelong dream" being SFRC chairman

Hillary is Cutout to be One of the Best SoS's Ever.

Post-Denial Status of "Natural Born" Cases -- more appeals, then Congress...

Does everyone besides me have New Year's Eve plans already?

Obama admits smoking cigs; someone should ask Bush about booze

The real point about Caroline

Regarding Caroline Kennedy: Mark My Words

My Obama cutout was fondled, kissed and groped many times

Obama education pick sparks conflict

Have a blessed day

Some guy threw a fit today because I was smoking a cig while pumping gas.

Vatican would rather gay people were executed than married

Obama Preserves Political Capital for Stimulus Plan

Consumer warning as Irish pork contamination spreads

Australia hands people cash to splurge for Christmas

Muslims in India Put Aside Grievances to Repudiate Terrorism

Second Taliban raid destroys Nato supplies bound for Afghanistan

Taliban vows violent response to US troop increase

September 11 defendants ask to plead guilty

Krugman: US auto industry will probably disappear

China court refuses to accept tainted milk lawsuit

Lawsuit over China tainted milk rejected

Wall Street rallies on Obama stimulus plan and autos

Panel to Call for Probe Into Wiretapping of Scholar

Citadel Scales Back Asia Operations

Update 2:50 p.m.: Kline cast as a 'zealot'

Blackwater guards in Baghdad shooting surrender

Private Contractors Sought As Guards in Afghanistan

Contango Pays Most in Decade as Shell Stores Crude

Taliban in 72 Percent of Afghanistan, Think-Tank Says

Leahy wants Holder hearings in early January

Pension Funds Beg Congress to Suspend Billions in Contributions

Blackwater guards charged in Iraq shooting

Pentagon: 9/11 conspirators want to confess

US publisher in bankruptcy move {Chi Tribune, LA Times}

FDA: Risks Of New Asthma Drugs Vary

Bush accepts some blame for Abu Ghraib

Rove vows to 'name names'

Former Gov. Don Siegelman and Richard Scrushy's Appeal Nears (Tomorrow - Gore Donates $5,000)

Episcopal Diocese of L.A. officially condones the blessing of gay unions

Many Borrowers Re-Default After Mortgage Is Modified

Asian Stocks Rise on U.S., India Stimulus Plans; Tata Climbs

Report: Road projects could spur 1.8 million jobs

One Blackwater defendant has pled guilty. Indictments Unsealed.

Obama says he won't be smoking in White House

In lean times, SoCal residents trade guns for food

Court won't review Obama's eligibility to serve

(F/A-18) Plane crashes in University City (San Diego)

Former Florida Rep. Bob Allen, convicted of soliciting oral sex from cop, loses another appeal

Dow Chemical to cut 5,000 full-time jobs

Study Says Half-Dose Flu Shots OK For Some

Obama to meet Gore to discuss energy and climate

Transition at the State Department: A Tour and Dinner

Study: Autos bankruptcy would be 'catastrophic' to U.S.

(GOPer) Fossella Is Sentenced to Five Days in Jail

5 Blackwater Guards Charged With Manslaughter

U.S. Losing Cyberspace Security Battle

Rove vows to 'name names'

Japan Demands Chinese Ships Leave Disputed Waters (Update1)

Supreme Court: Va. Must Enforce Gay Visitation Rights

Merrill CEO drops $10M bonus bid

Charest wins 3rd mandate in Quebec

'Mumbai mastermind' arrested in Pakistan

Tribune Co. files for bankruptcy protection

Malaria Vaccine Effective in Latest Trials

White House disputes NYT editorial

UAW seeking GM board seat -union official

Obama: Broadband, Computers Part of Stimulus Package

Anheuser-Busch InBev cuts about 1,400 U.S. jobs

Halliburton accused of supplying rotten food to U.S. forces

KBDI (CO) Refuses to Delay Airing of Guantanamo Torture Documentary (Other PBS Stations Shy Away)

US tightens L1 visa norms

Merrill's CEO Thain Wants $10 Million Bonus

Freedom's Watch to shut at end of month (Ari Fleischer's group runs out of money)

Pakistan’s Spies Aided Group Tied to Mumbai Siege

Secretive Space Vehicle Tested at Private Texas Site

Convoy attacks trigger race to open new Afghan supply lines

Wikipedia added to child pornography blacklist

Sept. 11 defendants ask to plead guilty at Guantanamo

Atheist Holiday Display Sparks Outcry

GM says it "disappointed" and "betrayed" consumers

Bank of America faces possible cutoff of business by State of Illinois (relating to worker's sit-in)

Labour gaining on Tories, poll shows

NBC Expected to Give 10 P.M. (every weeknight) Show to Leno

Studies Show Dogs Have Sense of 'Fairness'

Military Jet Crash in San Diego Kills 2 on Ground

OMG! I just got a call from my Congressman!!! I'm Inauguration Bound!

Extreme Makeover Family Facing Foreclosure

Legal Scholars Outraged by Talk of Blanket Pardon

Pulitzers to Recognize Original Online Reporting

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday December 8

Inquiry urged into remains buried at school for boys

Calling in 'gay' to work is latest form of protest

Betancourt meets with Venezuela's Chavez

FOUR lucky DUers will each win a "MILK" movie prize pack! From the new movie starring Sean Penn!

Panel Urges Obama to Consider Hacker-Response Plan

Liberty and Freedom in Iowa

Joe Conason: Spend, Obama, spend! And save jobs

Horsey cartoon: "If only we could just detach the trailer...."

Hit Me Congress, One More Time: Bailing Out the Auto Industry

Bush Links Mumbai Attack to Ishtar

Latest 'Election Lawsuit' Alleges Obama a Dual Citizen of Krypton

Philadelphia Eagles and the City of Philadelphia Libraries

The Rich Are Hogging Our Common Inheritance -- We Must Take It Back

Amsterdam to close many brothels, marijuana cafes

In Chicago Factory Sit-In by Laid-off Workers, an Anger Spread Wide

Merrill Lynch chief fighting for bigger 2008 bonus

Medicare May Approve Gun's for Seniors!!!

Paul Rieckhoff - Shinseki for VA Secretary: A Bold Choice

Deepak Chopra slams Sean Hannity

Shameless GOP Attacks Shinseki, Again!

Peter Beinart: Revenge of the Nerds

Attacks in Mumbai Could Force Execs in U.S. to Rethink Outsourcing Plans

LAT: Blowback: Why we're mad at the Mormon church

Israeli Police Block Aid Boat Bound for Blockaded Gaza

Civil rights group claim Israeli occupation is "reminiscent of apartheid"

Egyptian MP: We won't tolerate 'Islamist emirate' in Gaza

Hebron, Feiglin, and the self-hating Jews of the right

Nanny moves to Israel with boy orphaned in Mumbai

Zbigniew Brzezinski: Israel's push for Iran strike may hurt U.S. ties

W's Massive Delusions

Tel Aviv elementary school: No Arabs allowed

Let's End Drug Prohibition

Bush's Gourd, as in Being Out of Your Gourd

Bush's Gourd, as in Being Out of Your Gourd

AP: Video Contradicts Army on Soldiers' Death ('Friendly Fire')

Season's Greetings "Santa Claus Is coming to town"

AP: New Images of Mumbai Attacks

Report Says US Will Start Losing 1 Million Jobs Per Month

Laura Bush horse story revisited

OBAMA: 'Absolutely Confident' We Can Get Economy Back On Track

Gov. Corzine on Obama picks-pragmatists with progressive agenda

President Elect Obama: Please let this 10 year old kid interview you!

TPMtv: President-Elect Obama Meets the Press

Hollow Men - The Interrogation

Bailout Explained

The Twelve Days of Bailouts

Jimmy Kimmel - Obama Snubs Fox News

John Lennon

The GOP's

Karl Rove Names Names

Pelosi: Vote on $15 Billion Auto Bailout Coming

Saudi Oil Kingpin: "If there are alternatives, be my guest!"

Obama Sign Thief Gets One-upped

AP: Bush, Striesand's Kiss at Kennedy Center Honors (The Who!)

Richard Shelby Threatens Filibuster Over Auto Bailout

TYT: Cenk On KBR Being Sued For Poisoning Troops

A good year to advance

Less bulk, more protection

McCain: Afghanistan situation will get harder

Army asked to review 2 Iraq deaths from 2006

U.S., NATO vehicles burned in Pakistan

6 reasons it’s the best time to re-enlist

Shippers want more help vs. hijackers

Book: Officers heavy on tech, light on strategy

Russian ship docks at old U.S. base in Panama

Once again, Corps plans to ax Recruit Wrap

Corps will court-martial deserter Marine

Reaching 202K

Fate of missile defense shield left to Obama

Wing cracks take out half of A-10 fleet

Programs Aim to Curb Divorce Rates

Hydraulic leak slows destroyer’s return

Report: Corps acquisition programs misguided

Blackwater Guards Want Utah Trial

Course allows for more high-altitude jump quals

Conservation atlas reveals 'most valuable' forest

Recycling Goes From Boom To Bust As Economy Stalls

Ridgewood Renewable Power To Develop 41-MW Landfill Gas Plant (RI)

Gigawatt Scale Solar PV Project Planned in Jordan

Head Of Murray River Authority Concedes Chunks Of Basin "Lost Or Changed Forever" By Climate Shift

1 Yr. To Copenhagen - "China's Position Has Not Fundamentally Changed Since Bali" - Guardian

Clear-Cut Loophole Enrages Oz - 1 Stump/Hectare Clears Entire Old-Growth Block For Clear-Cutting

Chile's Water Utility Reports Echaurren Ice Fields - 70% Of Santiago's Supply - Retreating 12M/Year

UN Adds Cheetah To List 1 Of CITES Registry

Back at Junk Value, Recyclables Are Piling Up

People Get Ready (there's a train a-comin')

Almost 1/3 Of New Zealand's Beaches Have Bacteria Counts So High That Swimming Unsafe

Ohio's glass capital turns to solar to revive city (Toledo)

Collier school district proposes building solar farms to power several schools (FL)

Sustainable Energy — without the hot air (new book)

EU wants end to old-style bulbs (BBC)

The Clean Energy Project

Facing Clear Climate Statement, Bush WH Wouldn't Even Open Email - ADA Resigned, But Not EPA Chief

Former EPA Heads: Bush, Johnson Abandoned Core Mission, Left Broken, Demoralized Agency Behind

COW POWER: Michigan farmers turn manure into energy

Guardian UK: Scientist: oil giants face (climate-related) lawsuits

Arthur Koestler, Climate Skeptics & The Puzzling Case Of The Midwife Toad - RealClimate

Locally made wind turbines to create jobs (MI, to be sold at ACE hardware)

Energy, Finance and Hegemonic Power

2002 Mortgage Foreclosures vs 2008

Online savings accounts


Dr. Housing Bubble 12/08/08

" No one understands these economic products"

Porn Industry to get $100 Billion in Federal Aid

America Has No Means to Recover from a Depression

Today in labor history Dec 8 “A struggle is going on in all of the civilized world

Mass. companies settle with OSHA in worker’s death

OSHA fines crane owner $7,500 after investigating summer accident ( 6 alleged safety violations)

OSHA cites, fines Pitt U $5,250 for lab monkey bite

Companies agree to pay fines in connection with highway worker's death

More Than a Hundred Economists, Labor Leaders to Call for Nearly $1 Trillion Boost to the Economy

1946 general labor strike re-enacted as street theater in Oakland

NPR: Labor Unions Losing Their Way?

Cradle of UFW movement earns national honor

Union sounds alarm after foreign workers fired

Tribute to Eliseo Medina is now back online

December 2008 BCTGM REPORT

CWA: Investment in Jobs is Best Economic Stimulus

Meltdown 101: How are jobless benefits funded?

Final update: Anheuser-Busch InBev makes biggest cuts yet (1,400 more)

USW and UAW Locals Look to Save Automotive Supply Jobs in Midwest

Job losses could hit 3 million soon, index indicates

Majority union members oppose bailout

Obama education pick sparks conflict

A third of Americans worried about jobs: survey

Teamsters Will Fight Proposed Rule Weakening Regulation of Toxic Chemicals

Support for the EFCA

`Milk' earns Stanley Kramer prize from Producers

'Pink Christmas' with 2 Josephs to cater to gays

El Coyote' Restaurant Manager resigns over Prop 8 boycott

UW Newspaper Editor Defends Man-Sheep Illustration

Was DOMA just struck down by the US Supreme Court?

Newsweek Cover Story (Dec. 15th issue): The Religious Case for Gay Marriage

Tolerance-Preaching Fat Jack Black Jesus Angers Hateful Christian Group

"We are effectively without any national voice"

Why we're mad at the Mormon church

FARC attacks medical mission from Colombia Family Welfare Institute killing two

Argentine president heads to Russia to promote trade, energy agreements

Bimini has long history of human smuggling

Granma's Review of "Che"

President Chávez meets with Ingrid Betancourt

Open Letter: Against U.S. Intervention in Salvadoran Elections

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (December 7): The FIDE Follies

Hmmm. The Phins go from one to at least eight wins and a possible home playoff

The Detroit Lions remaining schedule

Boxing: December 11 - 13, 2008

Weak Oversight Lets Bad Hospitals Stay Open

Vitamin B1 could reverse early-stage kidney disease in diabetes patients

Getting high on HIV drugs in S Africa (BBC)

Cold sores 'an Alzheimer's risk' (BBC)

Attacking Alzheimer's with Red Wine and Marijuana

A general "howdy," a question, a fun little widget for Opera, and some other stuff.

So, baby...tell me about your North Node, part the second. (Original of this is also archived.)

I feel as though someone is supposed to hear this. (Can't think of a better title.)

oops, Please Delete

Fires - Photography and being stunned by both

the next time I get a day off

Obama again promises not to take guns while supporting AWB.

In YOUR OPINION, should the mentally challenged be allowed to own firearms?

Thank the gods the AWB is back up at Change dot gov

Anthony Bourdain is in NOLA

Brother's Bread: Secrets of Jesuit Breadmaking

I used something new for Thanksgiving this year...a "peanut pumpkin".

Baked Catfish ala Newton

Ask the Rabbi: What the Sages of Old Would Have Said About the Bailout


Fundamentalist Christians seem to prefer worshipping Man over God.

And the protestors come to Olympia

Heretics - The story of Carlton Pearson - This American Life

Driveway Painting Tests Religious Freedom

Should religious views be respected more than political views?

To my Catholic friends--I hope you enjoy your holy day.

Rock and Roil: Meteorites Hitting Early Earth's Oceans May Have Helped Spawn Life

Very warm 2008 makes this the hottest decade in recorded history by far

The 10 Most Amazing Things the Sky Can Do (pics)

Vatican would rather gay people were executed than married

Bush History-9/11 Commission Heads Say Bush Admin Obstructed Their Investigation

Request for help from New Yorkers-- are there grain silos in lower manhattan?

Alleged 9/11 Plotters Offer to Confess at Guantánamo

Dates on hearings on the primacaucus from TDP

Release the McCracken!

Sharp Is Candidate For Senate

i have a new icon that just popped up on my desktop

Speaking of OpenOffice ... PSA

Jerome Kern Back From Dead - Will Run Playboy Empire

Hear the original: Cather in the rye!

Dion steps down

Great Canadian movies?


Question, When does Kerry goes to Poland or has he already gone?

If you’ve seen the TV-movie “Never Come Back” (1990) SPOILERS

Can you go in the ocean without a wetsuit in the UK? Does it ever get warm enough for that? nt

anyone else already sick of winter?