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Archives: December 9, 2008

Continental to test-fly plane using bio-diesel fuel

Havin' a Heapin' Helpin' of Hope

Wow, nature is something, just had a tornado or near tornado pass us

GM should move on Carlos Ghosn for CEO tomorrow. I think that could push the auto loans through

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

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

So, what happens to personal debt in a hyperinflationary economy?

"Don't move or we'll shoot."

A long December

I didn't know the US attorney that refuses to quit ......prosecuted Tommy Chong

(WaPo)The 10 Silliest Videos We Wasted Time Watching This Year

Punishment For Blowing Bubbles in Milk at Disabled Day Center Kills 7 Year Old Girl

The End of the United Auto Workers union

US: Blackwater used grenades on unarmed Iraqis

SSD increase for 2009 is 5.8%. I'm not sure if that is good news or bad news.

The Birth Certificate Conspiracy is getting really entertaining

Ford is no longer asking for help?

Who's at fault for harsh antiterror tactics?

Barack Obama's support for strikers and auto workers can be a springboard for FDR-type reforms

Today in labor history Dec 9 bars from membership “parasites,” including stockbrokers & lawyers

Schumer OK with Caroline as Senator

Mormons censor BYU art project, because it was kind of gay

FDR was the last cigarette smoking pres., Eisenhower rolled his own.

Why We Need Sleep Even More Than We Think

Nanny State Politics: Fran Drescher Wants to Replace Hillary

christmas in catalonia...! (now with working photo)

Quote-O'-The-Day: Understatement edition

Bank of America's Greed Sparked the Eye-Opening Worker's Strike in Chicago

Rep. Fossella (R-NY) Gets 5 Days For Drunk Driving

God, Atheism and Buses

Is there a way to hide threads to a sub-forum from showing in Latest Discussions?

Halliburton Is Evil

WJ regulars did you just hear that lady

I can't get that poor family out of my head

know your adversary ... as they try to ramp up the fear

"Honor and Dignity"??

Bush: Bible 'probably not' literally true

Coleman Camp Still Denying There Are Missing Ballots

Bush History-Cheney Deludes Cheney,Bush Deludes Public,Scientists Fight Bush Deluding Us on Science

This Modern World: Attack of the invisible hand of the free market!

Why is the price of oil so low? And how long do you think it will last?

Don Young's (R-another AK crook) campaign funds pay for more attorney bills

Chicago Parking Meters Privatized- Rates Will Quadruple

Is the Lt. Gov of Ill. a Democrat as well? How does the line of

Let's all share one good word for departing President George W. Bush.

Drones to Patrol Part of Border With Canada

Drones to Patrol Part of Border With Canada

Can you believe these angry idiots?

Deputies: Gun Drawn Over 'Go Gators' Cheer

Fanny and Freddie hearings on how - Waxman

Fanny and Freddie hearings on how - Waxman

Hey peeps, how 'bout a jobs forum?

What time is our PE Obama's press conference this morning?

Blagojevich is a symbol of Obama's Democratic Party and what we should expect from him...

A simple question to jar my memory

A simple question to jar my memory

*BREAKING* CNN Blagojevich

Man badly beaten in Shreveport, LA for wearing Obama t-shirt

Biden to be barred......

So have the rich men run away with all the money that could be used to employ people? And we're

Here is my Blagojevich thread.

Blagojevich was HOLDING AN AUCTION for Obama's seat!

The TV-less transition?

Tribune Company Papers apparently need "bailout" too - file Chap 11.

Chrysler should NOT GET A PENNY of our money.

Davis fired up over proposed limits on wood-burning in homes

The bailout has it backward for auto workers

I wonder if any of the news networks will "accidentally" label Blagojevich as an "(R)"?

Did Rahm Tip Fitzgerald?

Krugman misquoted on disappearance of auto industry.

There is one sector of the US economy which is thriving

The IL Governor is a dirty crook, there is no conspiracy.

The Smoking Gun on the Illinois Governor's arrest

Blagojevich indictment-Obama Wouldn't Play Ball

The Rude Pundit: Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Fucks with the Gitmo "Court"

Obama, the FBI and Blagovitch

2-page memo to Bush staff offers guidelines for discussing "honor and the dignity" of his tenure

Is today the luckiest day for Don Siegelman? Will his political

IMO one of the most critical problems facing America has not even been mentioned.

Turkey slaughtered in Palin's presence fetches $225 in auction

Anyone knowledgeable about Masonite siding lawsuit?

Sen. Craig loses appeal in airport sex sting case

Eugene Robinson: Sweeping Blackwater Under the Rug

Oooh. In addition to selling Obama's seat, Blago threatened to pull state funding for a

Rock Stars At Their Parents' Houses

Rock Stars At Their Parents' Houses

They're already trying to link Obama to this Blagojevich

WH coaching staff on how to sum up idiot son's record

Reid Says Senate Will Act First on Auto Bailout as Republicans Criticize Draft Plan

ROFLMAO!! Mayor Daley says "unaware until this morning"

Another 14,000 job cuts

"If Pawlenty is a rising star in the Republican Party, the GOP's future is painfully bleak"

NRA gearing up to fight incoming administration

Martin Luther King Jr. Speaks Out On "Change" In Our Society

The big three automakers and 9/11.....

9-11 Detainees Hold Off on Guilty Pleas

Illinois Prediction...

KEVIN PHILLIPS: Numbers Racket - Why the economy is worse than we know

How long before the wingnuts try to tie Obama to Blagojevich?

Under 18 and live in England - NO SILVERWARE FOR YOU!

Yeah but who'd accept it?

Kudos to Obama.

SwampRat watchout for those tornadoes

Fitz has made it clear why this came out now.

Fitz has made it clear why this came out now.

MSNBC: So how did Jay Leno help with the Blagojevich investigation?

Iraq Interrogator On Daily Show: I Never Saw Torture Work

Feds Charge Blagojevich Tried To Sell Obama's Senate Seat

Will Fitzgerald stay on after Obama takes office?

The new 'homeland security' show.....barf.

So did any possible Senate candidate agree to

Fitzgerald gets a real indictment

delete dupe

Can we please stop using the word "centrist"

So is the unemployment rate twice what is being reported?

Senator Larry Craig loses appeal in airport sex sting case

OK, one day he threatens Bank of America (deservedly), next day he is arrested.

The world will look much different ten years from now

Be careful out there

The next time you have a three day holiday weekend

Lt. Gov. Quinn of Illinois is on my TV right now asking Blago to step aside

Today's arrest of Blagojevich makes you...

Today's arrest of Blagojevich makes you...

S.F. faces $575.6 million budget deficit

India May Be Allowed to InterrogateTerror Suspects, Says Pakistan(Could lead to Civil War)

The federal court system has a 95% plus conviction rate

Conspiracy or Coincidence? Blagojevich arrest

with the level of political devisiveness

TEDTalk Tuesday: On the Future of Cars

People like Blagojevich are a disgrace to the Democratic Party

Stray kitten headed home from Nebraska -- to Maryland

Tuesday TOONS part 3: OJ

"Not ready for duty, Sir!" - Defense Dept. took NO action to mitigate IED threat

Gee, it's not like the governor went to the site of the strikers to look good.

Josh Marshall: This is NOT Siegelman redux

Andrea Tantaros Wrecks Herself On Hannity And Colmes

PZ Myers on Billo's War on Christmas

Is Blogojevich looking forward to 70 virgins in paradise???

If convicted, can we put Gov. Rod Blagojevich in a cell with Rep. Randy "Duke" Cunningham?

Blagojevich corruption scandal expands to Lego copyright infringement charges.

Investors Buy $32 Billion In Treasury Bills For No Yield

Do you think they were trying to set up Barack Obama ??

Would this holiday gift be over the top?

Video of GWB from prison! Must see!!!!!!!

I can't believe these people are really this fucking stupid.


Republic Windows owner linked to Iowa plant purchase

Have you ever heard of David Carruthers?

Is a bailout for Vegas casinos next?»



It's perfectly legal for Blagojevich to appoint a senator from jail, you know...

So much for the save the homeowner strategy...lets try it again and again and again...

Governor Siegelman was in court today.

per CNBC - Blago just made bail for $4500

Ha! I love these "Rovean conspiracy" out to get Blagojevich threads!

On Sen. Craig appeal story - MANHUNTERS ad appears! LOL

Obama's Illniois Senate seat ends up on E-Bay.

"The Rapture and it's effect on the Economy, WOW!!! " The article title

Laura feels our economic pain. 21 receptions this month...

Blagojevich Indictment - pdf

Is there any evidence that Blagojevich was a worker's rights supporter before yesterday?

Stay classy, Corporate America

Why was Blogojevich arrested. Poll

Nora is tearing Shelby a new one

Tuesday TOONS part 4- Bailouts, war and the rest

So now with the Ill gov in jail-- is there a chance that the Sen seat could

Eight years of "Clinton Hatred." The same assault on Obama has started.

Can someone explain how Blago got to be governor of Illinois?

Can someone explain how Blago got to be governor of Illinois?


What we learned on DU today: Rahmrove framed Blago as Ayers's genetically fat banker

Man dies during arrest in Minneapolis-Taser caused medical problems

Arthur Blessitt | As the World Turns

Liberals voice concerns about Obama

Democrats urge special election to succeed Obama

Obama Senate seat listed on eBay

Newt's 15 minutes ended. Why is he still here?

Bush tells West Point his legacy includes "I transformed the military"

When does David Shuster start

Exxon Valdez Spill Payments Reach Claimants

Feds raid pharmacies of Blagojevich fund-raiser tied to probe... (phone taps bear lots of fruit)

So who made offers to Blagojevich for the seat?

At least now Fitzgerald's hero status can drop a bit here, as we see from which party

Guns for Gifts..Trade your guns for Gift certificates for Ralphs & Target

Computer mouse turns 40

Bush: Bible 'probably not' literally true...ahem.

Indiana Bans Smiling, Glasses in Photo IDs

Today's Non sequitur cartoon: Governing from the middle

Blackwater guards "Utah" strategy is squashed...

ACLU: Reporters’ Phone Records Tracked by CIA in May 2006

I love my new Christian Overlords

Check out this unbiased headline from

So, What Are The Freepers Muttering About Now?

OK DU, show us how smart you really are, you want Rick Wagoner's head

Blago's prosecutor

You know what? I'm a native New Yorker, well not Native native, but I'd kind of like to be Senator

Anybody notcie the events in Greece? Bad Cops, Riots, etc...

Siegelman Lawyers Want Conviction Overturned

The penitentiary at Terre Haute is creating a 'Governor's Cell Block.'

The penitentiary at Terre Haute is creating a 'Governor's Cell Block.'

I remember how the Justice Dept. hit Clinton with investigations at the beginning of his term

Proof our country is totally screwed.

Something Earl Long knew well and is relevent today.

For those looking for more "Blago News" than the "Media Spin" check out:

Bush: "we offered Saddam Hussein a final chance to peacefully resolve the issue."

WSJ: Oversight Panel To Question Whether Bailout Is 'Giveaway' -results out tomorrow

Illinois DUers: What do you think of Blagojevich?

So Minnesota Have You Elected A U S Senator Yet???

It's Official: Illinois Legislature Pushing Blago Aside, Will Pass Bill For Special Election

OMFG - Ron Christie just said that Bush's approach to the

Blagojevich: Victim of illegal wiretapping?


I always thought it was so cool that Klinger married Radar.

Worth Reading: Paul Krugman's "The Return of Depression Economics."

Breaking! B Of A - has just announced that they will extend a line of credit to the Republic

Obama's Seat could now fall to the Republicans

A Mob Role and a Cuban Coup Plot Explain JFK's Assassination (Buzzflash)

What is the best way to get George W. Bush out of office early?

Yeah, but ........

not good---illinois may have a special election for the senate seat

Obama, with Al Gore, says Repowering America gives us an ...

Can we just admit that fat is an inherited, metabolic issue? (Re: Oprah)

Sabotage at Gitmo (NeoCons "Laying Traps & Bombs To Obstruct Obama") - By Scott Horton

ChicagoTrib: Governor's arrest: Cars race up, footsteps, a phone rings

Can we just admit that some of you folks just hate fat people?

Cancer Set To Be World's Top Killer - Rising Tobacco Use A Factor

Open Government Advocates Push for Rulemaking Reform (dump * procedures)

Gates moving to replace top political appointees at the Pentagon underneath him

Ney, Ryan, Cunningham, Stevens, Abramoff, Craig- to name a few.

Zell used employee retirement accounts to buy the Chicago Tribune and load it down with $12B debt

Apparently from what I just read they arrested the Governor with kid gloves..

So Ted Stevens accepts money but a Gov. of Illinois is carted off to jail for talking about it?

Blagoevich's arrest was NOTHING like Siegelman's

Patrick Fitzgerald: Justice Department Briefing on Blagojevich Investigation

SIT-IN WIN! B of A extends credit to company to settle workers claims!

Look Back - On 11/21, Obama Ally - Dick Durbin Announces That Patrick Fitzgerald Should Stay...

Assume your phone call is being taped

Uh Oh Wait til the Freeps see this: And now for a world government

DUers please help me out here

There is a silver-lining to Blago's getting busted...

Governors should *not* be allowed to fill vacant senate seats

Saudi cleric and women's rights activist clash

Calling All Cars: Trouble at Chuck E. Cheese's, Again

The mouse hits 40-year milestone (BBC)

For Nanotechnology, Religion In U.S. Dictates A Wary View

Dear President-Elect Obama,

Bank of America offers to resolve worker sit-in - Will make loan to company so it can pay workers

Joe the Plumber lashes out: McCain ‘appalled me,’ ‘I wanted to get off the bus.’»

I'm substantially older than a computer mouse

Ethics committee expands Rangel probe

Mommie..what's a "Mother-Bleeper"?...

Attorney: Blagojevich has no plans of resigning.

Advantage Rent a Car seeks Chapter 11 protection

Official corrupt politician thread... let's put all these guys in the same cell block at Danville..

Ah Teddy.........

Ford in talks to sell Volvo to China's Changan

With Blago indicted, who will replace Obama in the Senate?

Condiland: A scary alternate universe

At DoD, Gates Works on Transition to Himself

I bet this Lou Dobbs asshat can't wait to get on the air "you know Blagojevich is not

"...Blagojevich was a "madman" and "insane.""

You don't have to defend anything on DU.

Man 'sorry' for hitting dog (killed with a golf club)

(Oh, Great) Bush Warns Pakistan as He Defends Military Strategy

The White House and YOUR house - message from David Plouffe - GET INVOLVED in YOUR government!

Preliminary thoughts on Caroline and the Senate...

INQUIRER confirms Apple Macbook Pros have Nvidia bad bump material

Has the fake ranch been sold yet?

Blagojevich scandal will test Obama....... I have one word for this

Ugh.....Another repugnant Georgia Republican opens his mouth.....

For a good time, call Wanda.

In Louisiana we'd have just called Blagojevich ambitious

This Guy Is The MOST Terrified Man In America Tonight

Shoppers Take Note; Retailer Desperation

Guardian UK: What's black and white and red all over? Newspaper balance sheets.

Am I the only one? Last summer I requested the coupon for the digital

How Rahm Emanuel Made Mega-Millions and Bought His Way to Power

Somebody needs to write The Gay Bible.

If you ever became a politician, would you avoid the greed that gets them in trouble?

Blagojevich: ‘I Want to Make Money’

10 Reasons to Support the U.S. Auto Industry

At the community college where I work, we've just heard that 40 positions will

Whistle-Blowers in Chinese City Sent to Mental Hospital

Ya know what....

Sparky & Misty of Rapture Ready are fearful that they commented on Obama not being American...

Is there such a thing as a Non-Innocent Victim?

Liberal Oasis was right in 2004....they said Howard Dean should be our SAKAL.

Pakistan says 300 foreign militants operating in two tribal regions

McClatchy: Pentagon ignored danger of roadside bombs, report finds

Breaking: Deal reached in principle on $15B auto bailout

Du'rs 50 and over. What do you watch on TV and can you identify with it?

Starz is showing Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains,

Biden and Axelrod at the Chicago Bulls NY Knicks game in Chicago

Does this whole Blago incident kill off Chicago's Olympic chances for 2016?

Gov. Crist and entourage traveled in style across Europe as businesses and taxpayers footed the bill


Test drive: Zap's new electric car

Ugh. RNC: Obama's statement on Blagojevich 'insufficient'

Blago screws Children's Memorial Hospital in Chicago

Female Firsts in North Carolina

Please DU this poll re Blagojevich

Our Picks for Holiday Gift-Giving

Chorus of Illinois Elected Officials Call for Governor's Resignation

I have a question - granted, the Gov. of Illinois did a very bad thing, but why....

Classic Chevy, Wyoming Michigan closes it's doors 50 employees out of work.

Adolescents, Failed by U.S. Health Care, Go to Emergency Rooms

Want to hear good pot horror story? Don't check my bags, Mr Customs man...

Obama's ties to the Blago corruption ........

Big Bang Theory: Chuck Lorre Productions, #231 Message 'gay marriage'

Workers win!!!!!!!!!!!!!

One thing that confuses me about the Blagojevich situation

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

i was never aware of the enormous tragedy in stephen colbert's childhood....

If Blogo was looking for money, why not sell the senate seat to a Republican?

The big 3, workers and the government

"Hilarious Science Experiments" (How dumbed-down we've become!)

Wingnuts: "An apparent Muslim, Obama could use the Koran when he is sworn into office.[5]"

Patrick Fitzgerald up on m$nbc, explaining what's goin' on in Chicago. nt

I miss the top 10 every week

Musicians don’t want tunes used for torture

MSM and euphemisms for swear words

Jon Stewart rocked and rolled against Huckabee tonight. What a

Here's a link to the full complaint against Blagojevich:

Tuesday TOONS part 1: Who's Santa going to lay off next?

Whistling past the graveyard .......

Who is behind the "lawsuit abuse" commercials?

Thanks to DUers for their healing wishes.

so- how would you have liked to be blago coming home to the wife this evening...?


Blagojevich called Obama mother****er

Interest rate on US T-bills turns negative

UE, United Electrical, an independent, members-run union, led the Republic Windows occupation.

(Video): Wesley Clark vs. rove At Buffalo

American Family Association OUTRAGED!: Newsweek chooses Teh Gay over Teh Bible

CEO compensation up 7.5% in 2007

So can Gov. Blogo, Sluggo, whatever pardon hisself????

Obama campaign worker severely beaten for wearing Obama t-shirt.

Blago killed no one..idiot yes, fool yes, killer no..the real scandal is Bush/Cheney.

Sometimes you have fun in the playground of life at least until the bullies arrive.

Gov. Blagojevich looks like one of the villains from Diamonds Are Forever

Lets all give hugs to our fellow Illinois DUers.

Anyone else have an abusive supervisor?

Yesterday Gov. Rod Blagojevich Attacked Bank of America, Today the Bush DOJ Makes Him Disappear

Sen Richard Shelby sucks....

TDS oh great Huckabee

People Have the most personal conversations on their cell phones.

People Have the most personal conversations on their cell phones.

Mark Phelan, DFP columnist: Wagoner's Mr. Nice Guy style could cost him -- but it shouldn't

Stuart Taylor Jr.'s Crusade for Torturers

Will Afghanistan be Obama's Tragic Folly?

Wow, Jon Stewart just manhandled Huckabee and the anti-gay marriage goons

KOs section on Bush's legacy versus the Talking points

So what's the going rate for a Senate appointment?

Bill Ayers Whitewashes History, Again

It's Time to Thank our Moderators

It's time to play Name That Goon! Rod Blagojevich vs. Tony Soprano

Palin's office receives powder-filled envelope

I just got an email scam from the "First Third Bank"


Why do all message boards Devolve?

Was Gov. Rod Blagojevich's arrest politically motivated, or did he just fuck up?

Was Gov. Rod Blagojevich's arrest politically motivated, or did he just fuck up?

Reverend Wright is a blowhard and an idiot.

I didn't appreciate the value of a dollar when I was using credit cards for everything

Rahm Brought Down Blagojevich! Team Obama Wouldn't Play Ball

Budget “Mishap”: Thousands of Wild Horses to be Slaughtered

Pakistan 'Ready For War' With India After Mumbai

Fix the fake free trade deals or continue the destruction of the US economy.

A proposal: replace a departing Senator in a special election

Breaking News: Feds take Gov. Blagojevich into custody

Anyone else concerned that Blagojevich seems to be convicted BY the police?

The Blagojevich story crowded out the story on the Siegelman appellate arguments.

"We're going to have some casualties"

Can one of you experts please do this for me? Fitz's News Conference!

I get tired of people who think all it means to be liberal is:

And good.

Quit smoking, starting to have urges again.

Up in smoke: Boston considers ban of smoking bars

Ana Marie Cox nailed it - on Rachel's show - about Fitzgerald

Siegelman story knocked off the media radar by Blagojevich coverage.

Re: Blagejovich, what's the BFD? I mean really. Who is surprised?

"Activist judges" "frivolous lawsuits"

Top Ten Magazine Covers of 2008 (photos)

Michelle Obama blocked U. of Chicago hospital plan to test New Vaccine on Chicago Black Girls!

If you bring up Bank of America, you're a sucker.

Congress Delivers Stunning Blow To Auto Workers And Organized Labor

Little-known little protein packs punch in cancer fight

Pastor Rick Warren Backs Assassination Of Foreign Leaders

Have you ever been in a situation where you work your ass of for

So Jay Leno is basically going to do "The Tonight Show" five nights per week in prime time

any advice for surviving fundy in-law trip?

Which is a better way to grade students?

Brothers beaten after attackers thought they were gay

So 8 years of Raygun, 4 of Poppy, 8 dlc'er, and 8 of dubya -THEY ALL LET TERRORISTS LIVE IN THE USA?

I Hope the People and Legislature Of Illinois Will Have More Patience Than the People of NY

Joe the "plumber"... John made him feel all "dirty"

The real message behind the arrest of Blagojevich

Rahm Source: Story That He Tipped Off Feds To Blago Is False

ABC cancelled yet another outstanding show!


Blegojevich separated at birth with...

EDITED - Citibank wants 36.99%?? I about LMAO

Explain Why Appointing Caroline Kennedy isn't Nepotism

Whoa. Girlfriend is tired of waiting for me to divorce so I told her

"I love Sunday Morning"


Tomorrow I go visit the Food Stamps people

Did she just say pussy magnet?

Does anyone remember the rubber ducky nativity set thread of the other day?

Dead Flowers in a Terrorist 's Garden.

My farts smell like the chili I had tonight.

Diet Soda cat...

What is your states population growth rate?

Home winemaking for those without much cash, welcome to the world of Pruno

Wasabi Flavored Gumballs

My boys do not like tights!

If any of you haven't voted yet...

I just bought tickets to Trans Siberian Orchestra

Illinois--you're lucky you've got Barack Obama to brag about.

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

my cat's got a bunch of black specks on her, is it fleas???

I just heard the coolest pop Xmas Song on the radio by "The Waitresses"

I saw a shocking thing on TV last night.

Anyone know someone in NYC looking for a place to live?

Fire right across the road from my house

I just learned the guy responsible for the video link in the article passed away.

TRIVIA--Who said 'cha-CHING' in the Rally's Burger ad back in the early 90's?

I am aware of all Internet Traditions.

My driveway is covered in yellow cornmeal.

Do you read a thread completely before responding?

Why does some poo float

Feel Free to go Through my Drawers

This is your last chance to reduce your credit card rate....(phone calls)?


Did you get your computer a card today?

Prof. Douchebag has been very pleasant lately.

Good Morning DU!.... It's another day above-ground...

If you drive dark blue Nissan sedan, don't play Eric Clapton for a while.

Good morning Lounge

I hope Midlodemocrat likes the gift I got her for Xmas

I hope Midlodemocrat likes the gift I got her for Xmas

So last night we really thought we might have to flee a fire

So last night we really thought we might have to flee a fire

They don't write 'em like that anymore

The Hills are Alive


any fans of Chris Dane Owens here?

Some guy threw a fit today because I threw a lit match into a load of dynamite.

Wunder Boner

Is turtlensue stuck in a traffic circle? Where is she?


Black Light Tattoos

does anyone know about settling credit card accounts for someone's estate?

Believe it or not, you've all endured 20,000 of my posts as of now.

note to self-- don't read dead pet threads at work....

Selling the Wars...two articles from 2002. CNN admits to it. Bob Simon article also.

Where do the Jonas Brothers record their music?

Hello from Western MA!

Good stuff I got at the food pantry.

After About 10 Years, Wakame WILL Get Moldy.

Oh, Shit!

Canadians are almost Americans.

Beware of the Doghouse!

Nagging wife, sausage help man win lottery

Inappropriate use of smileys

Don't forget to enter the 'Milk' contest

They arrested my governor!

Who here regularly medicates, what kind of medication do you practice, and does it "work" for you??

Canadians ARE Americans

Eating cookie dough

Happy Birthday Kirk Douglas! 92 today!

Chinese girl gets 'kiss of deaf'

What on earth is Biomechanical Hannity doing he.....SCRATCHING HIS BALLS?

Misheard lyrics to Christmas songs

I Know How You Feel About All This Christmas Business, Getting Depressed And All That

Do you haunt or have you ever been haunted?

Baby Jesus Live-Blogs the nativity.

hard choices on huff post

I hope you all had a great New Years Eve, and that you are not too hung over today!!

10 minutes after you left the Spice Girls broke in and had sex with everyone

Okay, I can afford to get one of these this week.

Then there were three...

DU pet lovers: please sign this petition (Animals Allowed)

Unhappy kids with Santa

I'm as hard as a rock.

BREAKING NEWS - Some crazy guy in GD is giving away his package!

I can't go for that


I'm boiling ham hocks, ask me anything

... an hour left until my class starts. And halfway through one of the two things I need to do...

As the holiday approaches, I hope all of you remember why we celebrate

Why are comment boards under news stories (or you tube videos) filled with nothing but right wingers

Cake or Death: Puppies vs. Kittens

Men's Underwear Repair Kit

Conan O'Brien or Dave Letterman?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 12/9/2008)

Diaper loading..

My 30th High School reunion is next year

Do you taunt or have you ever been taunted?

Can I pout and moan for a minute?

How often do you use DU slang in rl?

And now I made Stag...

BREAKING NEWS: Blago to be replaced by Chuggo. Details at 11.

I know I'm addicted to DU because I try very hard to let My DU dwindle to no posts

Tonight for dinner I'll be attempting Martha Stewart's "Provencal Chicken with Vegetables"...

Who else is ready for a nap?

Vets fix feline's face after 'cat'-astrophe

Miz t. will never eat at the Bass Pro Shop again.

My albatross has black specks all over her - are they anvils?

The war on the Holidays

I always thought it was so cool that Klinger married Radar.

OK, well, I WOULD call in gay

I Can't Stop Crying...

Dexys Midnight Runners. Brilliant?

Hey, I felt that!

i got a bunch of hatemail today

Always remember: Life isn't fair. And until then,

Sorry to break your hearts, but I didn't engage in cutting tonight.

Aww! My brother and his niece!

Harrison Ford: Cornerstone of the cinematic cultural universe?

I can't call in gay to school tomorrow.

i came across what could be the best song ever

Canadians that are almost Americans

one of my little sisters just started crying about me going to college

Merry Christmas Darling - is there anything better?

Love don't live here anymore

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/9/08

Post your favorite shoplifting techniques here.

To those of you who would, if we were in a relationship, cheat on me,

someone left the cake out in the rain

It must be in the fates that I am to NOT talk to anyone on the phone...

Favorite "acquired taste" voiced singer

What did you people do to this cat?

Joe Cocker (my acquired taste)

where in the hell is Darth_Kitten?

Looks like passing my Pathology final is going to be another squeaker...

Has anyone noticed that both Parche and turtleandsue have been missing

Love the music Phil Collins did for Tarzan

If there were no more3.5" High-Density Floppy Disks, what would change?

Who wants to flame me? For anything? I'll start

I was in the bathroom at a gas station, and this freakin' guy named phil lights a cig

My dad has type II diabetes

I just saw two vehicles engulfed in flames.

If there were no more KG, what would change?

Hey Fitz,Investigate This! DOJ Helps Texas GOP Gov. Cover Up Pedophiles At Youth Facility

Dave Barry Caption Contest Results....

Number of Blagojevich called Obama mother****er threads that will be JUST RIGHT.

I want PIZZA really really BAD!

this is great: John Lennon interviewed by a 14 year old

Tapping.... an Emotional Freedom Technique

Does this tune have any potential to replace Rickroll?

In honor of the Bush depression:

Favorite Christmas Songs?

Hey gang, we bought a new car!


Onion: Supreme Court Overturns Bush v. Gore

AP: Union vote begins Wednesday at huge NC pork plant (Smithfield)

Reindeer hairs are everywhere (not a christmas carol)

you'd think I'd learn to keep my fucking mouth shut, right? but, no.

Caption this!

Calling in GAY...... did I miss something????

O Holy Night sang by Martina McBride is so beautiful.

what, don't you people have a direct feed into my brain?

Can I call in Bi to work?

If there were no more women, what would change?

I have a huge straight crush on Emma Watson.

Start a thread about my friend selling his underwear and guess what kind of ads show up?

I'll be back here as soon as I can.

Where's Parche?

Where's Parche?

Just when I thought K's project was done.

Looking for words to Northern Exposure song about the Snake

The Official Kenny Rogers: Real American Hero Poll!

Do you hunt or have you ever hunted?

I'm incensed... maybe nothing, but this is bothering me... customer invoice includes tract

How to verify a check is real?

Someone must have really hated Boston Legal.

Man 'sorry' for hitting dog (killed with a golf club)

Need the Help of DUers Around Here...

is jeff ok?i havent seen duzys this week

Local Man Leads Fight Against Gas Station Smoking Ban

Fuck you Santa and your Holly Jolly burned out goddamn mother fucking lame-ass lights.

Should I call in gay tomorrow from a bathroom stall in an airport?

confirmed: it was a set up

Should I call my daughter in gay to school tomorrow?

This dog has some serious gross gag inducing gas

Do the pants still stay on?

This photo isn't photoshopped


Who here regularly meditates, what kind of meditation do you practice, and does it "work" for you??

Lisa Kudrow's Nintendo DS Commercial. Like or No Like?

Lisa Kudrow's Nintendo DS Commercial. Like or No Like?

So my friend tried to sell his used underwear at our garage sale

Was there a Christmas present that you wanted but never got?


If everyone calls in gay tomorrow, what would that be called?

Does JAWS deserve to be lumped with STAR WARS?

I miss the weekly Top Ten

If the lid to the pot starts making a ticking noise

Why is Grandma in a suitcase?

Which of these people should just suck it up and live in a single-family house?

Facebook etiquette: Is this a good sign?

Straight male actors rebuke gay kissing scenes

Skyrockets in flight

In that song about smoking cigarettes and watching captain kangaroo...

Anyone here aged enough to tell me about "Zoot Suiters"

If there were no more teenagers, what would change?

I'm calling in gay tomorrow. But I have a problem.

If there were no more zombies, what would change?

If there were no more men, what would change?

Douchebag gets knocked the fuck out.

Kitten Picture of the Day for Wednesday December 10

Favorite Gender-Bending role.

This one couldn't wait for Sunday LOLcats

What can I put in the lawn to play a joke on the gardener?

PUPPIES! Live stream of mama dog about to give birth!

Name a person who can be instantly identified by either their first or last name

Calling All Cars: Trouble at Chuck E. Cheese's, Again

TX-Sen: John Sharp Will Run For Hutchison's Seat

CO-04, ID-01: Musgrave and Sali Considering Rematches

Do you ever cringe when you see two DUers you like a lot at each other's throats?

A convincing and solid case for Obama's eligibility for the presidency, for all right-wingers.

Do you think blind faith in any politician is a good thing?

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

The Most Uninteresting Person to Occupy the Whitehouse in my Lifetime

Boosh official legacy talking point: He only allowed ONE worst attack ever on American soil.

Obama's Military Bridge Builder

The Associated Press is trying to start some MESS between Susan Rice and Hillary Clinton

You know what's gonna be kind of wierd and cool next year

I caught myself leering at a cereal box tonight, and was very tempted to caress it. Is that wrong?

I voted for Rod Blagojevich

Obama backers look for ways to carry out the call for change

Latest news: Barbie to sue for SH- Claims Cardboard cutout sets precedent!

If Blagojevich resigns (which he should do), does the Lt. Governor take over?

Maybe Durbin will come to

Poll: 79% approve of way Obama is handling transition

OMFG! Blagojevich Was Considering Appointing HIMSELF!!!!

Blagojevich is scum. Throw the book at him.

The Mothership Is Landing At the White House!

Say Blago attempts to make the appointment anyway...

Rod R. Blagojevich look at his legislative record awful.

You just know the breathless pundits will be screaming questions to PE Obama...

Anybody think Blaggo will now appoint himself to the Senate?


NationalJournal: Please Resign, Bush Tells Political Appointees

House cleaning is a good thing.. off you go blagojevich

Hey GRod, tell Senator Clay Davis hello for me.

Hey GRod, tell Senator Clay Davis hello for me.

Blago on PEBO 'they're not willing to give me anything except appreciation. {Expletive} them.'

Blago about Obama: "F**k him"

So the RW was *so* upset about Oprah not having Palin on. Now Palin won't go on Oprah

Blago "like George W. Bush but not as bright"

Blago wanted to appoint himself to Senate - so HE COULD RUN FOR PREZ IN 2016!

Investigation of Blagojevich expanded to include his selection of Obama's successor (update 4)

so,... where's the blagojevch smoking gun?

I don't have a source but I overheard a coworker read about how Blago's predecessor was a Dem too

Blago Is Repeatedly Quoted In Complaint Cursing Out Obama For Not Offering Anything In Return

OMG Blagojevich was considering a presidential run in 2016!

I will be sad if Candidate # 5 is Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Obama transition team may have known about investigation; maybe even helped Prosecutors?

Can we assume Obama will be retaining Patrick Fitzgerald?

2008 is going to have an extra second. What are you going to do with it?

Et Tu Arianna?

Shocking: GOP jumps to tie Obama to Blagojevich

Not important but what is up with Blago's hair? Its very....strange. Just an observation.

President-to-be Obama is doing everything right

TPM muckraker: "Is Jesse Jackson Jr. Candidate 5?"

Is Art Turner Candidate 5?

Most important bit from Pat Fitzgerald's statement:

I fucking HATE Eharmony commercials

Could somebody please explain WTF is going on (eg. Blago)

Merry Fitzmas: Gov Blago can still name Obama replacement

IL Governor just arrested. Who appoints Obama's seat now?

Regarding 2016

So WHO is 'Senate Candidate 5' Referred To in the Blagojevich Investigation?

The Blago Indictment : Fun with Candidate Two (Marc Ambinder)

Rahmbo (to Blagojevich): "To anybody thinking about crossing me"

In a New Tux, Obama Seeks the Proper Inaugural Tone

Fitz: "I should make clear the complaint makes no allegations about the president-elect whatsoever"

Fitz: "I should make clear the complaint makes no allegations about the president-elect whatsoever"

a silver lining in the blaggo charges?

Durbin calls for special election to replace Obama in Senate

a silver lining in the chuggo blarges?

Well...There Goes The Blagojevich In 2012/2016 Presidential Campaign Concession Business!

If it were "Carl Kennedy" who was being considered...

"Gen. Hayden and the claimed irrelevance of presidential appointments" (Glenn Greenwald)

“They’re not willing to give me anything except appreciation. Fuck them.”

Fitzgerald: "The complaint makes no allegations about the president-elect whatsoever"

A huge, dark reality check for DU: Obama MUST be pursued on this.

Do you think that Obama should make a statement re: Blago?

Okay, we've seen Blago and Leno - WHERE'S Al and Barack??

Paragraph 101 of Blagojevich Criminal Complaint - Conference Call 5 Parties....

The more I read about this Blagojevich arrest the more I think Obama's team is behind this

According to HuffPo, Chicago media is reporting that Rahm was the one who blew the whistle on Blago

Today, the "blogosphere" has become the "blago-sphere"

Did B of A have the Gov arrested? That should be part of the investigation. What role

Edward and Caroline Kennedy Share Tight Family Tie; He "works phones" for Senate seat for her

PE Obama's Senate Seat for Sale...

Gov. BlagoSandwich (D-umbass) meet Patrick Fitzgerald and Rahm Emanuel.

Shuddup? For realz? How embarrassing for the Gov. This is like a farcical SNL skit!

Pat Fitzgerald insinuates that Illinois is the most corrupt state in America

Pat Fitzgerald insinuates that Illinois is the most corrupt state in America

Bidding has ended for this item.

11/12/08 Blast from the Past - Valerie Jarrett Not interested in replacing Obama in U.S. Senate

11/12/08 Blast from the Past - Valerie Jarrett Not interested in replacing Obama in U.S. Senate

Several hours ago I was listening to BBC Radio 2, and the host

Frankie the feline exposed as the cat burglar

Is SNL a repeat on Saturday?

FiveThirtyEight: "The Blagojevich Fallout"

Jeffrey Toobin on Obama and the Blagojevich mess

The unaired Rev. Wright ad from the McCain campaign

Illinois Gov Blagojevich can still appoint Obama's replacement

A Great Couple Months for Illinois Democrats!

A question about a question

Blagojevich is Toast! However, Those Who Had No Choice But To Deal With Him Are In Jeopardy...

Refresh my memory: Has Greta Van Susteren always been a firebreather GOP right-wing lunatic?

BREAKING: Pat Quinn Calls on Blagojevich To Step Aside

Doonesbury Obama-symbol prediction thread -- get your bet on the record

NY-Sen: King is "Preparing a Run"

Blago calls Obama a "Motherfu%ker"

Is "global governance" on PE Obama's agenda ?

I'm sorry I don't care what the other guys did or are doing when it comes to corruption

Woo Hoo!! It's FITZMAS again!


Please DU This PBS Poll, "Is Rod Blagojevich Qualified to Be A US Senator?"

Blago: IT'S A TRAP!!

Food for thought: Jesse Jackson Jr. met with Blagojevich for 90 minutes yesterday

GOP Turns To Howard Dean For Salvation (Too Bad the Rahm Dems Won't)

Know what's therapeutic?

"no reference of the President-Elect discussing this with the governor IN THE COMPLAINT"

Meet the Press will be what I won't be watching Sundays

Now Keep Your Dirty Hands Off Our Election.

IL-Sen: Durbin Calls for Special Election

Obama honeymoon continues, poll shows - 79% approval rating

The media is trying there best to link Obama to the Illinois Governor's scandle

The media is trying there best to link Obama to the Illinois Governor's scandle

Should liberals be disappointed in Obama so far? Angry? Absurd. They should be thrilled

choose your w(h)ine

choose your w(h)ine

Tuesday TOONS part 2: Obama riding in, Bush quacking out

Barack Obama and team = modern day Elliott Ness and team

Where Do You Park 10,000 Charter Buses?

I think it would be great fun to bug the salt shaker during lunch tomorrow

Rahm Source: Story That He Tipped Off Feds To Blago Is False

"A Senate seat is a 'f***ing valuable thing"

Obama's Broadband Roadmap is back to its old self

Robin Williams on Obama, Bush.

The MOST Terrified Man In America Tonight

Blago for President 2016

How worried should we be about the 2010 census?

Du'rs 50 and over. What do you watch on TV and can you identify with it?

AC 360 - He asks, "Did what Balgojevich do Change your View of Obama?

Question for IL DUers: Will Blagojevich Roll Over, and If So, On Who?

This proposed special election, is it going to be just Democrats?

Jessie Jackson Jr. has nothing to do with this Blago thing

Senate choice #5 will probably come out sooner of later in Blago scandal

Senate choice #5 will probably come out sooner of later in Blago scandal

Here is the full complaint : US versus ROD R. BLAGOJEVICH, and JOHN HARRIS

So I guess the Obama honeymoon is finally over, eh? :(

When will word processors update to recognize "Obama?"

Do you want to see the Obama Administration succeed?

Heard from an AZ group that Raul Grijalva might be passed over for the Interior

MO-Sen, CO-Sen: Salazar Solid, Bond Shaky

Why is this Executive Order even needed?

Why is this Executive Order even needed?

Blagojevich yesterday: "I don't care if you tape me privately or publicly."

Blagojevich yesterday: "I don't care if you tape me privately or publicly."

News Orgs: The Left Is Upset With Obama -- Even Though It Isn't

Joe the Plumber lashes out: McCain ‘appalled me,’ ‘I wanted to get off the bus.’


Obama Will Pardon Bush

NYT: Obama’s Intervention Indirectly Led to Case (Great Story For Obama!)

PHOTOS Obama....let him rain

"They're not willing to give me anything except appreciation. Fuck them."


Just now on Keith: Obama says he "cannot comment on an ongoing investigation."

excuse me but do you realize that andrew cuomo is

Obama on climate change: "This is a matter of urgency and of national security"

MSNBC Savanna Guthrie: Obama wants to get away from Blago, but he has history of working with him

Forget "Casting Asparagus"

Alleged: Blago Hoped To Shake Down Warren Buffett!

I may have found a Mormon connection to the "Obama is not a citizen" cult

Limpballs is Afraid Obama is Going to Try For 4 Terms

This dude looks photoshopped, but apparently that's really him

This dude looks photoshopped, but apparently that's really him

If You Arent Watching The Daily Show, Watch the Repeat...Jon's Challenging Huck on Gay Marriage.

Pat Fitzgerald is like the two Elliots rolled into one,

Obama Birth Certificate Kooks in Court

Carol Browner to take White House Energy and Environment Job

BREAKING ON CNN: BofA to extend Credit to Republic Window & Doors Co. - Workers' WIN!

Is it me, or does Blagojevich have the worst toupée ever?

Being Michelle Obama

No one needs to sit down or shut up re: Obama, I just want your knees to stop jerking. . .

Politico: "Obama has reversed pledges to immediately repeal tax cuts for the wealthy" (debunked)

just a reminder about fitzgerald and his appointment to chicago

Blagojevich's Fall is a blow to Jesse Jackson, Jr.'s Senate Ambitions

Short of tar-and-feathering them, what's the best way to get rid of the DLC?

more history to be made on jan 8th

I want to POLITELY point something out Re: Obama, Axelrod and Blagojevich

Obama had NO CONTACT with Blagojevich and was NOT AWARE of the situation:

Obama had NO CONTACT with Blagojevich and was NOT AWARE of the situation:

Obama just said, with Al Gore at his side, that we have...

Battle of the Van Nuys Banquet Halls!

Caroline Kennedy Has What It Takes

PPP NY Senate Poll: Caroline Kennedy 41%, Andrew Cuomo 23%

U of I PoliScientist, Dick Simpson: "Obama is not related to the corruption pattern in Chicago"

Caroline Kennedy's father was taken from her due to his service to this country.....

OMG! THE NANNY (Fran Dresher) wants Clinton's NY Senate seat!

On sitting down and shutting up,


PA Dems Size Up Chris Matthews For 2010 Senate Run

Wisdom from my 13 year old daughter...

Bush sending Negroponte to Pakistan/India re Mumbai. Obama sending Kerry.

Flag flown upside down over economic mess

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

Tribune Co. files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Internal Warnings Sounded on Loans At Fannie, Freddie

Cleveland council votes to enact domestic partner registry

Sununu's mission: 'Save the state' (R-NH)

Census shows midsized suburbs reeling from Michigan crisis

Source: Feds take Gov. Blagojevich into custody

Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich is in federal custody on corruption charges.

Sony Slashing 8,000 Jobs

Reports: Illinois Gov. taken into custody

Economy claims 'conservative MoveOn'

Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich taken into federal custody

Tyco adds to U.S. tide of job cuts

Citing bailout, union wants to organize bank workers (SEIU)

Bernanke Invocation of ‘War Powers’ Undermines Fed Bank Chiefs

Report: U.S. economy needs more money, health care fix

Greek Police Battle Protesters in 4th Day of Unrest (Update1)

Study details the power of negative racial stereotypes

Turkey in Palin video auctioned on eBay ($225 donated to Dept. of Veteran Affairs)

(Louisiana) Man says he was beaten for wearing Obama shirt

WHO: Cancer Set To Be World's Top Killer

Attorneys conclude Iowa Supreme Court arguments in gay marriage case


In a New Tux, Obama Seeks the Proper Tone

5 Guantanamo detainees withdraw offer to confess

Sen Richard Shelby sucks....

US faces deep problems, OECD says

Clinton Names Donors to Global Initiative Meeting

Treasury Bills Trade at Negative Rates as Haven Demand Surges (3 month T-bills)

Poll: Obama enjoys strong public support as President-elect

Yahoo To Lay Off More Than 1,000 Workers

Vietnamese brothel 'kept women in cages'

Protest planned Thursday at St. Paul Wal-Mart (mistreatment of workers and the tragic death)

France: (576) Graves of Muslim War Veterans Defaced

GM to offer credit union customers better loan rates

Blagojevich Calls Obama a mother****er

Ruffalo's brother dies in LA a week after shooting

American Greetings cuts 175 jobs here, up to 100 more companywide

Study: U.S. students improve in math, science


Am I banned yet? (again)

Bush defends his national security policy (defends the "Bush Doctrine")

Economy bad all over - even before current crisis

Federal judges hear arguments in Don Siegelman, Richard Scrushy corruption conviction appeal

First $350 Billion Of Bailout Fund Almost Gone

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 9

BREAKING NEWS: Minn. court rejects Sen. Larry Craig's request to withdraw guilty plea in sex sting

Hong Kong reports bird flu outbreak

Obama’s Intervention Indirectly Led to Case

House Probe of FCC Finds "Egregious Abuses of Power"

Wal-Mart to pay up to $54 million to settle wage suit

Wetter and wilder: the signs of warming everywhere

Little hope for Chile's highway hero dog

Virtual world for Muslims debuts

NYC Eatery Charges 3 Percent For Food You Waste

Former "Nanny" Star Fran Drescher Wants To Take Hillary Rodham's Senatorial Job

A Tip from Rahm? (Got Gov. Rod Blagojevich)

Human bones found in Argentine detention center; 10,000 fragments confirming torture deaths

L-3 pays $4M to settle Iraq over-billing case

Deal reached for auto loans; GOP senators vow to oppose plan

Investors buy $32 billion in Treasury bills for no yield (4-week T-bills)

Pakistan won't hand suspects to India

Obama vows to end global warming 'denial' after Gore talks

(Pentagon) Report: IED Threat Known Before War

Police Taser Diabetic Man

Jet crashes into home; mother, grandmother, child killed

Babylon's history swept away in US army sandbags

Bank of America Offers Loans to Republic for Workers

Ex-loan officer gets federal prison sentence in mortgage scam

Source: Feds take Gov. Blagojevich into custody

Obama statement on Blagojevich

India releases names, details on Mumbai gunmen

President Obama: Go for It

AFP Boat docks in Gaza to defy Israel blockade

Spying on Jews challenges Israel's secret service

Harold Meyerson: The Worst CEO (Sam Zell)

Support Bush Petition? Another Scam to Fleece Stupid Repubs

Long-Standing Conflict Ends As Israel Returns Lawn Mower To Palestine

NBC's "One-Man Military-Industrial-Media Complex"

What 'yes' means

Freedom’s Watch, Partisan Windbag Group, Goes Bankrupt

Anarchists Against the Wall awarded German human rights prize

Scalia, Thomas, WingNutDaily: Is There a Difference?

Obama and the liberals

GOP Turns To Howard Dean For Salvation

Democracy Now: Rights Group: Israel’s West Bank System Like Apartheid

Obama the Brilliant Supply Side Economist

Hawkish Candidates Top Israel's Likud Party Election List

Carter, in Lebanon, says ready to meet with Hezbollah officials

Activists aim to break Gaza siege for fourth time

Blagojevich arrest shakes up Obama succession

Governor Rod Peddles the Commemorative 'Obama Senate Seat'

A Hopeful Beginning for Malaria Vaccines (New Eng Jour Med)

Havoc in cities across Greece as protesters talk of 'social revolution'

Out by June: UK plans Iraq withdrawal

Trying to Tie Obama's Hands on Gitmo

E.J. Dionne: Obama's Military Bridge Builder, General Shinseki

Supreme Court Overturns Bush v. Gore

Guardian UK: Nearly a billion people worldwide are starving, UN agency warns

Government Is Back

A Bitter Spitzer Now Claims His 'Rod' Got a Raw Deal

Conservatives to the Rescue

Joe the Plumber: McCain 'appalled me'

President Alien; "Ladies and gentlemen, the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy is back in business."

Burger King's greasy campaign By Derrick Z. Jackson (Boston Globe)

Larry Craig, Serial Loser

James K. Galbraith: Stimulus Is For Suckers

Iraq: The beginning of the end. Can we ever repay Iraqis what we owe them?

State wipes smiles off driver's license

The Moral Imperative to Change "The System"

Outsourcing Foes 'Less Than Thrilled' With Obama

Great Anti-War Song From Street Dogs: Final Transmission

Russia Wins India Nuclear Contract after U.S. Cancels Trip

President Barack Obama........Good Times

Red State Update With Lisa Ann (Sneak Peek)

Schakowsky on Blagojevich being taken into custody

Did Rahm help tip off the investigation of Blagojevich?

Obama's Coal Energy Challenge - BBC News

Angry Laid-off Workers Occupy Factory in Chicago

Illinois Governor in Federal Custody (Press Conference)

Broccoli Kitten LOVES Broccoli!

Patriot Act or Due Process? Patriot Act prevent terrorist? No or Yes

AP: Union Says Chicago Factory Sit-In Not Yet Over

I bombed Korea every night

'No Child' left out of Bush legacy

Obama's Comments on "Gov. Gone Wild" & Meeting with Al Gore

Illinois Gov. Complained Obama Wouldn't Play Ball

World at a Crossroads

David Shuster: Katrina van den Heuvel - 'Hildebrand is on Wrong Page, He Didn't Need to Say That'

Supreme Court Won't Hear Obama Citizenship Challenge

TYT: Cenk On Bush's New 'Whites Only' Neighborhood

Olbermann: Keith Debunks WH Talking Points Memo on Bush Legacy

Was Jay Leno Indicted Today?

Blagojevich Comments On His Arrest

How the troops REALLY feel about Bush

Dempsey takes command of TRADOC

Composites key to lighter, more mobile vehicles

Anthropologists debate ethics of aiding troops

$1,500 in gifts stolen from Toys for Tots

Soldier pleads not guilty in detainee death

Feds: Blackwater opened fire on unarmed Iraqis

Street named for GI in iconic Iraq war photo

UFC fight to raise TBI research money

Groundbreaking marks huge expansion at Bragg

9/11 suspects ask to make confessions

Hearing to be held on Va. election suit

Taliban vows response to troop increase

Contradictions from suspect in Fort Dix case

Conway: Marines will shift to Afghanistan

Marines faulted for delaying MRAP request

Training new officers lags behind enlisted pace

EU to launch anti-piracy mission

Some reservists can extend deployment

CSAR-X contract award delayed

First women at Air Force Academy honored

December extra selections are coming Thursday

S.D. Air Guard unit activated

Group proposes Air Force One museum in N.C.

Iron Brigade adjusting to numerous changes

Medevac units fly in thick of battle

Civilians see more cash in Germany

Military police on Okinawa warn against drunken driving

NEX employee jailed in Italy

Search continues for man who dragged a police officer with van

Commander: A ‘surge’ isn’t the answer in Afghanistan

Germany-based airman to serve 30-day sentence after assault

Camp Foster Marine guilty in taxi theft

Program Helps Send Vets to Wall Street

Sailors Underway for Maiden Voyage

DoDBuzz: Taliban Threaten Kabul

Blackwater shootings case moved to D.C.

NFL team honors poolee, sparks controversy

F/A-18 crash kills 3 in San Diego

Marine Corps Takes Language Leap

7 Bragg soldiers charged in death of private

AF may use contractors for refueling missions

Gates Replacing Bush's DoD Appointees

I have a question about military honors at a funeral.

THE 2009 DU PHOTOGRAPHY GROUP CALENDARS ARE HERE! ... Check out these amazing photos by DU members!

2008 will be coolest year of the decade

Peak oil review - Dec 8

Missing From the ‘Green Jobs’ List

UN suspends leading carbon-offset firm

Climate talks to fail without tough CO2 goals: U.N. - Reuters

Ocean Currents May Bring Italy More Tidal Energy

Ford Promises 30% Better Mileage Using Ethanol Injection

The latest from shopping network (QVC): solar power (NC)

Your leading supplier of nuclear lung ventilation products.

Efficiency records claimed for solar devices

Maine researcher tests new (offshore) wind turbine design

UN suspends leading carbon-offset firm: Emissions trading rocked as Norwegian company … in limbo

Ozone hole weakens oceanic carbon sink

$28 billion in wave energy projects proposed (CA, HI, MA, NJ, NY & RI)

Gore 'rules out' environment job with Obama

Rich nations must plan for floods, heat and drought now, warns panel

Q-Cells cuts profit forecast as drive for renewable energy loses power

Jacobson's claims re Ethanol mainly from Searchinger's "study" debunked by Wang,recognized authority

Poor countries 'need carbon cuts'

Guardian UK: Too Late? Why Scientists Say We Should Expect the Worst

Help me understand "clean coal"

Failing water scheme leaves Beijing high and dry

India quakes over China's water plan

Press the panic button: It's much worse than we thought. An emergency review of climate change…

2 New Reports Indicate China’s Water and Soil May Be Too Far Gone to Support a Growing Economy

Solar panel glut expected in 2009 (50% price drop by 2012)

Wetter and wilder: the signs of warming everywhere

Baltic Dry Index .... again....

This is a CAR REVIEW???

Oracles of Doom: They always knew the economy would collapse. What do they think will happen next?

Prices of farm commodities are down about 50% or more since June-July - Gosh, I wonder why?

X posted: Paul Krugman's excellent Revision of "The Return of Depression Economics"

US faces deep problems, OECD says (BBC)

Money for nothing, and your chicks for free...

Man’s Testicle Reveals Image of GM CEO

Japan sinks deeper into recession (BBC) {"worse than expected" is our new watchword}

Power Point: Buffett bets on mattresses

Mouse Print: exposing the downsizing of all of our products

Here is a great, plain-English explanation for the economic clusterf*ck



December Is Already A Bleak Month For Mass Layoffs

Economic Report: New Year Will Bring More Brisk Job Losses

Hornick, Iowa man dies in construction accident in Lincoln, Ne. (OSHA safety procedures ignored)

USW Calls for Major Economic Recovery Program for Main Street

Putting Labor on D.C.’s Map

Don’t Let Them Destroy Our Union

JC Penney Drops Oak Harbor Freight Lines as Shipper (Move Is Response To Labor Rights Violations)

Northwest Flight Attendants Reiterate Date of Hire Seniority Integration

SEIU: No Reason To Believe Any Union Wrongdoing In Blagojevich Case

100,000 Wal-Mart workers in Minnesota win $54 million settlement (wage & hour)

GE employees search for new options

Congress Delivers Stunning Blow To Auto Workers And Organized Labor

The Chicago Workers’ Sit-In: A Lesson in Dignity

Today in labor history Dec 9 bars from membership “parasites,” including stockbrokers & lawyers


Win One Of Four "Milk" Movie Prize Packs

I love it!

HRC is a joke

NY Democrats: The deal: no gay marriage and they stay Democrats.

Singer Pat Boone Compares Proposition 8 Protests To Mumbai Terrorists Attacks

Oklahoma City Mayor, Pastor Team Up to Purge Libraries, Detain Gays in Ex-Gay Re-Education Camps

Deportations to storm-crippled Haiti resume

Bolivia: Thousands take part in the march from Caracollo for new CPE and count on Evo’s participatio

Murders of leaders of organizations of Colombian displaced people

Human bones found in Argentine detention center; 10,000 fragments confirming torture deaths

Raul Castro defiant of US embargo on eve of summit

Opening Address by Raul Castro at Cuba-CARICOM Summit

Caribbean presses Obama on Cuba

Christmas special: Celtics Vs. Lakers

How many chances does Kevin McHale get exactly?

What to Do When the Patient Says, ‘Please Don’t Tell Mom’

Scorpios Get More Asthma, but Astrology Isn’t to Blame

Daily nuts may help boost health (BBC)

The Doctor Is Out (re: Medicare and new patients)

A fun and creative site: My Inner World

"Our New Roles and the New Children" - Karen Bishop - December 9, 2008

Don't let the muggles get you down! Or trying to keep the good vibes flowing around doubters.......

All right, dears. Lildreamer's attempt at life; take #1432:

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/9/08

Gulls and Rainbows

The calendars have arrived in the DU Store!

ACLU hypocrisy continues with 2008 Poem to Friends and Family

Man uses AK-47 clone for home defense...

NOV/DEC Contest Winners!

Hey Empress, I cooked a flat iron steak tonight

Oh, yum!

An update...

Gifts for Winos/Foodies -- Please help

Whole wheat semolina bread I made yesterday came out great!

Evolutionists Flock To Darwin-Shaped Wall Stain

'Jesus was born in June', astronomers claim

So I'm an atheist in a Muslim country, and a guy with a bloody axe comes up to me...

Black hole found in Milky Way (BBC)

Science journal mistakenly uses flyer for Macau brothel to illustrate report on China

Primal, Acute and Easily Duped: Our Sense of Touch

Astronomer on the Set of 'The Day the Earth Stood Still'

I love my new Christian Overlords

Lightning Storm and a Volcano Mixed it up at night-photos

Good thing this didn't head our way.

At Riverside convention Episcopalians say no to ban on gay bishops

Our son's field trip

Re: 911 Censorship or "Disapproval." (a bit rambling)

NIST Finally Admits Freefall of WTC7

Sharp, White eye Hutchison seat

Question about Vista.

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