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Archives: October 19, 2009

Do You Participate In Historical Reenactments Or Cosplay Of Any Kind?

Group pushing for Guantanamo closure, prisoner transfers, to launch ad campaign

Paul Krugman:The Banks Are Not Alright

Republican senator in Democratic congress to write defining legislation for Democratic president.

Republican senator in Democratic congress to write defining legislation for Democratic president.

viruses have a history...

American credit cards lack a special chip

Numb with horror: the train just hit my baby

"probation officers also were entitled to take action to protect the fetus from Lovill's drug use"

My kid, the ratings bonanza: beyond the 'balloon boy' saga

My kid, the ratings bonanza: beyond the 'balloon boy' saga

Student's Research: Energy Drinks are Bunk

'Octomom' doctor expelled from fertility group

Quote of the day: Emanuel hints it's "not important" for Obama to weigh in on public option yet

Ex-Wis. Rep. Johnson, longtime TV journalist, dies

Juan Williams defends Limbaugh by bringing on two other right-wing bigots

The Life of Brian or The Holy Grail?

Candy Bar Or Healthful Snack? Free Choice Not As Free As We Think

Elizabeth Clare Prophet dies at 70; former leader of religious sect

Obama Won't Seek to Arrest Medical Pot Users

Re-enactor on probation for shooting another with powder

Re-enactor on probation for shooting another with powder

Castration: Justice, or Nazi Revival?

Small Group Now Leads CLOSED Negotiations on Health Care Bill

I Wazz Governor at State of Alaska - Canz I have Job?

Houston Chronicle: Perry keeps Willingham memo a secret

Health care bill makes Sen. Roland Burris relevant

Cool BBC site on US vs UK financial industry bailout.

Need some help on Obama's pledge to lower taxes/

Zelaya's `Resistance' losing steam as vote nears

Jinda, Vitter, JP Keith Bardwell & the Marriage Mess

Starting the day with humor, re: talk radio...

Helen Thomas is on JoeScum now n/t

Rush, Glenn, FOX and the GOP, a simple explaination...

U.S. Said to Consider Further Insider-Trading Charges

"Balloon boy" responders dealt with roller coaster of emotions

An air bridge to Afghanistan is growing more important

'Deadlock" as Karzai Rejects UN Fraud Verdict

Guns given to Somali quiz winners

District of Corruption

Big insurance getting what it wants

Misinformation Nation.....

Boehner-Living High on the Hog

IAEA Chief Says Iran Nuclear Threat Over-Stated

The US two class system has transformed us into Monty Python's Medieval Britain.

Sea Shepherd Unveils The Ady Gil-a world-record holding speedboat

How to Stop the Mega Bonuses


JoeScum's discussion on Fux v Obama is

Symantec: Fake security software in millions of computers

I love how stories on immigration bring out the morons... look at these comments

Obama Gets Afghanistan Advice From Mothers of Fallen Soldiers

4 states in Southeast form coastal alliance

Fox: Giving Props to Propaganda

Is Goldman Sachs an Enemy of the People?

BAIC says man accused of trade theft on leave in U.S.

Feds to Issue New Medical Marijuana Policy

Al Qaeda recruiting from Europe, US

So F***ing true

Did our government assume all those "Toxic Assets" the bankers were complaining about?

Thank you Eliot Spitzer

I sure wish we could just have a national referendum on HC/PO

Was this guy a "freeper"?

Today? A month of Mondays! Geez. . . . Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

I Helped Plan Balloon Hoax!

I think it is time to make a list and check it twice.

Have you ever noticed.........

Stellar idea, Watson!

scott walker (A-Wi) wants to cut off service to disabled transit riders

Peak Oil comes to ExxonMobil

Fact: Bud Light is one of the best selling beers in the US. Fiction: Bud light is a great beer.

our pathetic media

Halloween Costumes: Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck top political costume choices

change - Medical Marijuana Arrest Guidelines Eased

Immigrant allowed to stay because of pet cat

The Rude Pundit: Fuckin' Balloon Boy, Motherfuckers

Palin posts resume on LinkedIn, interests include "Job inquiries, expertise requests, business deal"

In Oregon, an eight-year antiwar protest

In Oregon, an eight-year antiwar protest

U.K. Airport Bans Nude X-ray Photos of Kids over Child Porn Fears

Karzai Vote Cut to 48%: US Monitor

Is this just my observation, or has Joe Scab's voice changed?

Gov Sanford admits he was never in the helium balloon. Was again in Argentina the whole time.

Imports dive at ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

They keep saying "Wait for the CBO figures on the Health Reform Plans". . NOW..

Small update on my addiction issue:

Kansas has backlog of 12,000 Medicaid applications

But "Ardi" seems to have had more in common with the hippie-like bonobo.

Airlines Offshoring Repair work

Robert Parry: The Politics of the Public Option

Buy Sarah Palin's book and get Catastrophe for less!

Memo For Selected US Attorneys - Authorizing the Medical Use of Marijuana

Geithner's Aides Have Wall Street Ties. So What?

Update on domestic violence funding crisis in California...

Sarah Palin: One Lady/Two Resumes

Republicans have something new to celebrate! We're #3! We're #3... when it comes to rich-poor gap

Microsoft: Stop opposing clean energy (from MoveOn)

Shedlock Rant: Where's the Outrage? (Banking Excesses)

Report: Iran Incapable Of Producing Nuke Within Six To Eight Years

Good piece in USA Today about Justice Stevens

Japan has a nuke plant event

a crooked politician congratulates a crooked politician

a crooked politician congratulates a crooked politician

Health Care Reform and Wal-Mart Employees

Since GWB got BOTH of his tax measures through the senate

Developers' bust proves a boon for land trusts

Inspiring Bible Passages

Spelunker: A Person Who Caves Whenever They Can.

Japan first lady awarded for looking good in jeans

KS Lawmaker Redneck Rap Video

Cenk Uygur says Obama Is Right To Call Fox News on the B.S.

Combat’s positive effects examined

Expensive Afghanistan: Million Dollar Soldiers and $400 for a Gallon of Gas

2 Tough Biker Sisters Take On the US Army - In 1916

For those who know Alan Grayson...

Audit Pushes Karzai Below 50 Percent in Afghan Vote

Where the hell are the modern day Pecora Hearings?

49-year-old female chimp dies at Toledo Zoo

New website offers college students a chance to win $100 for reporting instances of "leftist abuse"

Interesting! Mika defends Glenn Beck

Former Bush official is sentenced to one year in prison

HIV activists angered by no-consent testing legislation

finally some good...., no great news!

Every minute the Obama administration spends discussing Fox is a minute lost to the debates

Coach says 2 teammates with victim during stabbing

Alan Grayson, is that you?

U.S. Spies Buy Stake in Firm That Monitors Blogs, Tweets

In praise of the administration

They were whining about the deficit again on the radio today

African elephants could be extinct in 15 years

Does diaper Senator Vitter support Keith Bardwell's illegal

Detroiters fear rash of arsons is sign of worse Angels' Night

Detroiters fear rash of arsons is sign of worse Angels' Night

Estes Park fire

Racist Louisiana JP: Gov. Jindal - "Fire him"; Sen Landrieu - "Fire him"; Sen Vitter (crickets).

Where do you get the balls...

Where do you get the balls...

Comedy must be fact-checked. CNN piece on SNL was necessary, progressive media critic says

I've made a connection. Rove manufacture reality/teabagger/militia movements

If I could kick Yahoo!'s front page in the nuts, I would

Comedy Gold! John Ziegler vs. David Keene at Western CPAC

15 Minutes Of Fame? Try 15 Months In Prison Instead!

What is more dangerous, Libertarianism or Dominionism

Michelle Obama to go on Leno show Friday

Unemployment extension still waiting for Senate action

Want to help Michigan? Let women lead

The average American doesn't devote over 2 minutes a year being concerned about national deficits

Was wild goose-chase balloon-boy hoax worse than WMD hoax in Iraq?

I have my own little Free Republic here at work.

Menendez auto-responder: Full of sound and fury signifying nothing.

This is an excellent historical primer on Afghanistan/Pakistan/Colonial influences

Where is the stimulus money going to?

No joke: My wife needs to get insurance after not having any for the last couple of years.

He's in the Army now - man enlists for healthcare for his wife

DOJ spikes Ga. voter citizenship checks again

Today Borowitz is very funny "iPhone App Detects Balloon Hoaxes"

Iran Says U.S., Britain Behind Attack

Democrats: Stop Kissing Elephant Trunk and Reform Health Insurance Right

Un-muddy a Monday . . . Please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

WATCH Eliot Spitzer On Breaking Up Big Banks: White House Just Doesn't Get it

Okay, so let's say Thom Hartmann is right this morning and we are

Impeach Obama Effort Is Too ‘Ridiculous’ Even For Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

pat buchanan is worried that the Obama administration is 'elevating' faux nooze

My little loan/credit tale to tell...

Jeremy Scahill: Hillary Clinton Gives 'Shameless Pitch' for Crooked Corporation in Russia

Sen. Nelson sent me an email asking for my opinion about health care reform

Palin apparently looking for a job

Judge Refers to Convicted Rapist’s Actions as “Rough Play”

New iPhone App Detects Balloon Hoaxes

Right wing hate e-mail

Great moments in American journalistic/media history...

BREAKING!! Young boy missing in sailboat!!

Are Democrats cowards? Why, for example, is Olympia Snowe's support considered vital

Colours of Autumn : 23 images from home and abroad

Sarah Palin And The Chateau Of Mystery – Exclusive News and Photos From Wasilla

Sarah Palin And The Chateau Of Mystery – Exclusive News and Photos From Wasilla

" you’re a jerk.… You’re a scumbag...You’re an asshole"... Right wing freaks going after each other

" you’re a jerk.… You’re a scumbag...You’re an asshole"... Right wing freaks going after each other

" you’re a jerk.… You’re a scumbag...You’re an asshole"... Right wing freaks going after each other

" you’re a jerk.… You’re a scumbag...You’re an asshole"... Right wing freaks going after each other

For every conservative who is "concerned" about Obama's czars, I'd like to offer this olive branch

It's more important to be outraged about some dumb hoax than the planned escalation in Afghanistan!

Pedestrian nearly drops briefcase

Dodd Introduces Legislation to Curtail Overdraft Fees

Are you SURE the US offers the best health care on the planet?!

Are you SURE the US offers the best health care on the planet?!

Toles: How was that performance?

U.S. Spies Buy Stake in Firm That Monitors Blogs, Tweets

U.S. Spies Buy Stake in Firm That Monitors Blogs, Tweets

Health care as good as postal service

From the "did he/she really say that" files: "[T]here is no such thing as society." No cheating -

The price of gas jumped up this past weekend. Looks like the oil speculators are at it again.

LOL !!! - VIDEO: Spine Flu Epidemic Hitting Democrats HARD!

Repost for the weekday folks.

Female cop told that women 'are natural waitresses and food servers' by male cop

The Christian Runaway

Huffington Post: Upcoming HBO Documentary Views Economic Crisis Through a New Lens

What/why are all the Republican & Right Wing ads forever

(hoax)Chamber of Commerce backs climate change bill

I tapped someone's car this morning, backed into it while pulling out of a space.

Boycotting Choice Hotels

Foreclosure nightmare

Militia madness: Online game based on American civil war in 2011 after 'Obama's coup fails'

Who has the Palin resume that she posted

Poll: majorities support public option, health insurance mandate

Isnt this important enought to make it to DU?

Here's a Link to the Finance Committee's Health Care Reform Bill

First topic on "Our" public forum: "Succeding from the union"

Empire State Building to Get Tie-Dye Lighting (tonight)

Sanford impeachment resolution likely next week

Very serious questions about the H1N1 flu vaccine.

Poll: majorities support public option, health insurance mandate

Hawai'i takes Furlough Fridays to the extreme: closing *schools*!!

The Yes Men Punk the Chamber

The Yes Men Punk the Chamber

Conservative Health Care Attack Group Hires Industry Lobbyist To Coordinate Strategy

Okay... so... what was their story going to be when the kid showed up? How was the hoax to end?


Today I was in my republican niece's area of town and they were

Start calling the Banksters Terrorist

Millions tricked by 'scareware'

A Reminder that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Help Nancy and Ann Wilson

Thanks KO- it's delightful watching Rethugs

Credit Card Reform: Let's hope health care bill is better because all it got me was..

So whats the deal, did they find water on the moon or not?

Video Link to Interview of Man Who Successfully Sued to End E-voting and Counting in Germany

Rep. Kingston Doesn’t Mention The Stimulus When Handing Out Stimulus Funds

Alan Grayson coming up on Rachel

The Very Separate World of Conservative Republicans

Pittsburgh weatherman says: No global warming!

"Miss Homeless" Contest

rachel is going to cover the "jews good w/ a $" comment tonight

End of Life 'Councelling' ~ Does that involve a cell phone?

Homeless people find shelter, friendship in West Michigan shantytown - Kzoo Gazette

This Modern World-Did conservatives all lose their minds simultaneously when Obama won?-By Tom Tom

Defense Department Opposed Franken's Anti-Rape Amendment

That fascist, Muslim, Commie of a Socialist President

U.S. poised to bring more insider trading cases

republics finally reveal their healthcare program

I love reading the Sunday New York Times.....but does anyone else find their TV commercial.....

Obama Lauded For New Policy On Medical Marijuana

Big financial firms losing power on Capitol Hill

Big financial firms losing power on Capitol Hill

Karzai Expected to Agree to Runoff

Rift between Obama and Chamber of Commerce widening


Rachel Maddow should fire her new lighting crew.

WTF I'm allergic to calamari?

I guess that I'm a sick puppy too.

He's in the Army now *Wife's cancer prompts man to enlist*

The GOP makes no secret of its contempt for Americans

Judge Halts Cuts to In-Home Care Services

In defense of Mitt Romney....

Helen Thomas warns Obama on Fox: ‘You can’t kill the messenger’

If We Can Charge the Balloon Boy's Folks With Hoax, Why Not the Bush Administration?

Theodore Roosvelt ON PATRIOTISM

"Ensure That Every Virginia High School Student Graduates with the Skills for College or a 21st Cent

Bwaahahaha. "The Next Sarah Palin"

Sarah Palin Goes Down Cheap on Amazon: Just $9 for "Going Rogue," A $29.00 Book. WTF?

What's this RW meme about Tammy Duckworth?

"Choose what's best for your family." I want to barf when Obama or anyone else says that.

Andrew Ross Sorkin's new book (Too Big to Fail) - only topic on Charlie Rose tonight

John Stossel's first day @ Fox: "finally, the freedom to talk about a few things I know about."

Glenn Beck loses it with a caller who supports health care reform

NY23 Con/Repub Civil War just keeps getting better: Scozzafava calls the cops-on the Weekly Standard

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Should Fox be reporting on whether Secret Service is stretched too thin?

Would you buy the best car available if it relied on slave labor to build it?

Look On The Bright Side of the Attic (Balloon) Boy Story

If President Obama were to halt the Afghan War, Reel in the Banks,

Pro-Privatization Bush Aide Nominated to Social Security Board

People who use the word "Leftist" should...

Saturday is United Nations day, so it's a holiday in the US, right? Oh, of course not

Balloon Boy, Brothers Rap Antigay Slurs

1st it was by the August recess. Now they're sayiing Xmas.

Helen Thomas is Jumping the Shark

What happens when your mortgage holder goes bankrupt?

Supreme Court's Stevens keeps cards close to robe: Long-serving justice, a force behind the scenes

Notice Anything Different?

Add one sensational process news story, add a cup of camera crews and shot of irate neighbor...

Pre-Election Diebold Failure in Florida...

What is, or should be, the "breaking point" of the chain of command?

Monday TOONS, part 1: Anger is building

Monday Toons, Part 2 - Afghanistan

Was Keith on tonight?

Monday Toons, Part 3: Right Wing footballs and Politics

If you had the power to wipe only one evil corporation off the earth, which one would it be?

Monday Toons, Part 5- Balloon Boy!

State Department Officials Challenge Administration Policy on Honduras, Signal Moves Towards Recogni

Bipartisanship, A weapon of MASS DISTRACTION... I love Grayson

"MSNBC's Rachel Maddow and Keith Olbermann are 2 'sick puppies,' Bush I says"

35th Anniversary showing of Young Frankenstein with Cloris Leachman (photo)

Can anyone point to an actual definition of "public option"? Or better, a "robust public option"?

Beck's stated goal: Get administration officials fired, "take down this administration"

Helen Thomas warns Obama on Fox: ‘You can’t kill the messenger’

Pennsylvania, First in the Nation for Single Payer?

Who the $*&% chooses their health insurance?

The Baucus Plan Will Kill People

Higher jobless rates could be new normal - AP

I Finally Got Me My LEG!!!

'I hope same-sex marriage changes marriage itself.'

Will Burris FILLIBUSTER a bill without the public option? That's the issue

I Obama leaning toward privatizing Social Security after all?:

Letterman didn't pay hush money. Neither should Obama-By Robert Reich

Poll: Palin plummets, Huckabee leads field of GOP hopefuls for 2012

The dangerous assumption of the investor class

Justice who blocked interracial marriage: ‘Everybody hates me’

“Public option” bait-and-switch campaign fools pollsters

'It's like you sign a contract to be raped'

Need some ideas please - my kid has to write a paper about 'Activist Social Reform Groups'

Ensign's parents contribute to Harry Reid????

Global Warming Accelerating While the U.S. Backpedals: Obama's fraudulent environmentalism

Why do so many get their panties twisted about "The Public Option"?

Heads up troops: Abstinence-only education "tucked in with the health care reform legislation"

Quote of the week: "(If the media) does not stop portraying us as terrorists . . ."

BLATANT headine lies by NYT pushing pro-war position. Compare CNN Kerry interview with NYT version.

Yes Men Punk Chamber of Commerce Into Climate Change Presser

Insured or Uninsured?......That is the question.

Seymour Hersh: US Training Jundullah and MEK for Bombing Preparation

NASA blew up the Moon

The banksters have their BIG convention in Chicago this weekend. Call to action from SEIU.

Last night, after the new film, I saw Daniel Ellsberg speak in Marin County CA

Hightower: Obama must get going on jobs. "Banker-first" is not a jobs stimulus.

"Either you stand for something or you stand for nothing"

Obama is fucked

Somali Women Whipped for Wearing Bras

DUers - Alan Grayson's November 2 Money Bomb has only received

Obama's Education Policy Endorsed by Newt Gingrich, Al Sharpton

i'm guessing the networks are lined up to sign the heenes to a reality show?

WTF? HuffPo Giving Homeopaths A Forum As If They're Legit

Families Living In Cars, Hundreds of Empty Homes... Hmmm .....

How to Get Screwed..... A Twelve Step Program

How to Get Screwed..... A Twelve Step Program

White House ‘Official’ Bad Mouths Labor Leader For Expecting Obama To Keep His Promises

Unexpected iPhone Charges

Happy Alaska Day, everyone!

Don't cha love R Crumb's latest book...

The Very Separate World of Conservative Republicans

I'm watching Glenn Beck, and he is certifiably insane.

Fark photoshops Palin's book

Fark photoshops Palin's book

How were Reagan and W able to push through piles of nasty, evil, vile, legislation

If we discovered life in another galaxy, would your life change?

I have an idea for a new DU feature: INSTANT DUNGEON!

Tom Tomorrow on Sheer Right Wing Lunacy

Obama wins first financial reform victory in months

There is something about Balloon Boy's family that tells me the dad has a control thing.

Don't spend your dollars in gay-hating states

Dropped right-wing "friends" and it felt good. For over 5 years, we have been tolerating

Help debunking: Copenhagen climate change treaty will bring about one-world government

So the other day I pointed out why the National Strike set for October 29th will fail

Could Hamid Karzai Be Funding the Afghan Army, the Taliban, Al Qaeda, or himself?

Hospital Forces Lesbian to Die Alone; Judge Gives Stamp of Approval

Perhaps it is time to stop tax exemptions for religious organizations

Can you sit still for 2 hours?

BCCI: The Dirtiest Bank of All (Time article)

I just got a notice from Citibank that they are tripling my credit card rate

Florida readying to deny hospital care to terminal cancer patients in case of severe flu outbreak

Cirque du Soleil performer dies of head injuries

Cirque du Soleil performer dies of head injuries

The GOP is FUCKED...Lost is not the TERM....Hapless, Witless, and Clueless

Colours of Autumn : 23 images from home and abroad

Colours of Autumn : 23 images from home and abroad

He's in the Army now! Wife's cancer prompts man to enlist!

Tuesday night on Frontline - "The Warning"

Photo: Chimpanzees in Cameroon gather to pay respects to an elder who has died

20 Year Old Buys Home With $183,000 FHA Loan And Just 3.5% Down (only make$2470 a month)

GOPers: DeMint "Like A Jew Watching Our Nation's Pennies" (yup, they went there)

Climate Spoof Forces Chamber To Decry ‘Public Relations Hoaxes’

Private Christian school gets charter school taxpayer money. Expels children of woman who questions.

Diversity Poll

Sense of DU poll: how's Obama doing?

Nobel winner slams Bible as ‘handbook of bad morals’

Mom to face felony charge in marijuana case

The Showdown in Chicago ..... The People vs. The Banksters

This thing where Randi likens MSNBC to Fox is pissing me off.

Here is their website... Republicans For Rape!

On 26 July 1948, President Harry S Truman signed Executive Order 9981

Wall Street's Naked Swindle

H1N1 Flu Question: Are people even testing to see if it is H1N1?

On Bill Maher's anti-vaccine bullshit

Singer death column sparks Twitter rage

Seymour Hersh: Army is “in a war against the White House — and they feel they have Obama boxed in.”

Run don't walk to see Michael Moore's new Movie

Monday Toons, Part 4- Health debate

Overweight 'should be protected'

hey look! balloons!


Venture Brothers is starting

Who knew dark chocolate had so much dietary fiber!?

Limbaugh Misunderstood The FANTASY In Fantasy Football

I can't believe that thread will never die..

So our Robyn66 put on a play Saturday night.

Good morning Lounge

I saw MM's Capitalism yesterday

Lost in translation

I wonder what aerospace engineers thought about "balloon boy"?

the doctar says i gotta goo-goo-goo good brain

teabagger spotted in crowd at Superdome!

If you don't get the slogans, why get the products?

Hey!!!! LA Doggers!!!!!

I saw the movie Legally Blond 2 this weekend, and I gotta say, the foley work SUCKED!

Legal corporate liability and Bank Fees Question

Bob Marley & the Wailers

my left hand found out what my right hand was doing

Is $7.94 shipping too much to pay for a $13.99 item?

"A Face in the Crowd" on tomorrow afternoon (10/20)

So what was up with this guy? IMPORTANT STAR TREK THREAD

I don't usually care about celebrity endorsements. Particularly athletes.

One crapped out kitty.

Member of the McCain-Palin Universe-Slash-Entourage you LEAST want to see follow Levi into Playgirl

Phil Collins Forced To Quit Drumming

Mom says I'm too skinny

Whom do I have to know....

YouTube: Featured in "The Sopranos," it's "Cry" by Thornetta FIERCE mother of a song.

Blazing Saddles or Young Frankenstein?

Got sent home from work today, and feel discouraged....


Woohoo! I have H1N1!

how do you use the song "the eye of the tiger" for inspiration?

OK the doc says kids and wifey have H1N1 -no test, nothing

Its Raining in Northern California Again !

Why do babies ball up their fists and hold them next to their head on either side?


Burt Lancaster died five years after Field of Dreams

I swear I have swine flu

Don't give up people .... even though it might feel like you want to.

So about the new Star Trek timeline

Does your place of work have causal Friday?

Man, could this guy write a song

True or False

Why would you swim with sharks???

Istanbul - The Photo/Video

Miss California pageant officials want Carrie Prejean to return the $5,200 breast augmentation fees

Baseball on teevee is like watching flies fuck

Attention Honda owners. Tell me how you like your Honda.

Do you personally think that you get better looking when you are drinking alcohol?

The wonderful Django Reinhardt.

Halloween Candy Poll #2: Almond Joy or Mounds?

please don't talk about television like it is real

I tapped someone's car this morning, backed into it while pulling out of a space.

You better watch out... Santa o Clause is ready to GO! (pic)

Nora the cat finally gets a worthy arranger and band backing her up.

Let's hear it for Butterfinger!

what was the longest you've ever waited for date who was late?

Got your Halloween costume ready?

Favorite Causal Dining chain Restaurant

One crapped out kitty.

Fact: Bud Light is one of the best selling beers in the US. Fiction: Bud light is a great beer.

Modern Art is grand.

Puzzled by Food Network

Well, I ended up in the hospital...

Saw a great bumpersticker a little while ago: "If you love abstract art, think about honking."

Oh great. Another 11 inning game.

Post a picture of the scariest movie monster

oh shit, now the birthers have gotten to Big Bird!

What is the best way to make chicken?

Most Tense and Exciting Moments in Your Sports Watching Memory?

CONFESS!!!!! What is the weirdest request a date every asked of you??

What candy did you immediately throw away or try and barter away Halloween night?

CBS: Retired General Says If Israel Attacks Iran, U.S. Should Join In

IA-Sen/IA-Gov: Grassley & Culver Are Both Vulnerable

Turning the Tables on Health Care Nazi Baiters

So is this real or not?

White House plan: Neuter the Chamber

Update: Chamber of Commerce climate change story a hoax

Sink wins crossover support from GOP early in governor's race

Crist ads aim to strengthen conservative credentials

Do you think world bad faith in/ fear of the Bush regime was underreported in the US?

U.S. Leadership Gets Approval Boost in Parts of Europe

The price on PO has gone down to 18.5 on intrade.. It has nearly halved since the Finance committee

GOP Launches Strategy to Trip Up Health Bill

"President Obama has failed to live up to his promise of solving Crisis X ..."

"Real output grew significantly this quarter."

Public Opinion Snapshot: Public Wants Action on Health Care, Backs Public Option

Tucson Council member Rodney Glassman announces Senate Exploratory Committee

Rep. Lynch backs Capuano for Kennedy seat

McGowan enters US Senate race as DeMint challenger

PA Republican Party runs ad with "O" in Obama's name as hammer/sickle -- for a judicial candidate!


Rep. Danny Davis backs Jackson over Giannoulias

Must Read from Ezra Klein: Harry Reid and the Public Option

Podesta defending Reid .... the public option looks doubtful to me....

A Comprehensive Strategy for Sudan

I don't think we ever recovered from the recession of 2001

Out of 250,000, a Few Snapshots

Sen. Burris sais he will vote against any bill that doesn't have strong public option

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud eyes race for Congress

WH, Senate negotiators discuss public option, other topics

Obama administration announces new Sudan policy

Health care gridlock make The Rock Obama angry.

President Obama makes surprise visit to Silver Spring school (PHOTOS Added)

I am unconvinced that A GOP fillibuster fo the Final HCR bill would be such a bad thing/

AP Newsbreak: New medical marijuana policy issued

You'd think Fox News wouldn't complain about being a GOP media arm with their obvious logo...

HOAXes?? If anyone fooled was W Bush...Unlike the baloon Boy..Bushies hoax cost us big

Gates: Afghanistan War Strategy Should Come First(Before Election is Settled)

New Poll: ABC/Wa Po = Obama 57%

Biden Headed to Eastern Europe This Week

Karl Rove proved that Fox News is not a respectable news channel on Fox News Sunday

Nine Obama Nominees Being Held Up By GOP Lawmakers

Okay, if a conference bill in the senate requires cloture...

CT Dems: WWE Clips Suggest McMahon Condones Necrophilia

This Media Matters video from April indicts Fox Noise (updated w/screenshots)

Question, What important news events did you get first on the internet?

What Senator Kerry did in Afghanistan - including a shura (traditional meeting) with tribal elders!

Democrats Risk Electoral Disaster If They Drop the Public Option

Howard Dean: "Barack Obama is your generation’s JFK, Don’t blow it."

Wall Streeters Expected At Obama NYC Fund-Raiser

If Karzai Refuses To Share Power Or Face Runoff, Why Support His Government?

Honest question for Obama's staunch defenders here

I don't know if you're familiar with a book about a pirate captain, his name is Moby Dick?

HuffPo - Attacks President Obama For Talking Directly To Public Rather Than Through Media

Should Congress pass a law that requires every war waged by the United States should be paid for by

Should Congress pass a law that requires every war waged by the United States should be paid for by

Pres Obama's favorite books

WaPo Poll: majorities support public option, health insurance mandate

Obama administration launches new housing initiative

thom hartmann discussing "the warning" on frontline.

The most cynical view of why he's going after fox..

Remember when President Obama said this:

"you're not mopping fast enough"

I don't believe LBJ had anything to do with JFK's death...

I Can't Believe We Still Have To Protest This Shit

How Much of an Obama Lover are You?

Israel, U.S. to hold manoeuvres as Iran talks simmer

US leaders visit Pakistan as it wages offensive ( Petraeus and Kerry)

Sanford's Case Goes Before S.C. Supreme Court

NASA photos show moon strike created plume

NATO wants clarity in Afghanistan before troop move

In Honduras, OAS probes human rights violations

Detroiters fear rash of arsons is sign of worse Angels' Night

Feds to issue new medical marijuana policy

Terror attack mastermind not here, Pak tells furious Iran

Harkin rattles centrists using special budget rules (reconciliation) on education bill

Jordan King Warns Over US Mideast Policy

Helen Thomas warns Obama on Fox: ‘You can’t kill the messenger’

India offers Sri Lanka funding to speed Tamils' return home

Obama to offer incentives to Sudanese government

The Very Separate World of Conservative Republicans

Coach says 2 teammates with victim during stabbing

Nearly a third of Hamid Karzai's votes voided

Colombia Probes Vice President Over Militia Ties

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday October 19

Pranksters stage Chamber of Commerce climate change event

Singer death column sparks Twitter rage

The Christian Runaway

(hoax)Chamber of Commerce backs climate change bill

(hoax)Chamber of Commerce backs climate change bill

Chile joint exercise angers Peru

BP set for Iraqi oil licence as cabinet approves deal

Obama Gets Afghanistan Advice From Mothers of Fallen Soldiers

Somali Women Whipped for Wearing Bras

NYC: Jury Orders Exxon To Pay $105M In Contamination Case

Transient arrested in fire probe

Britain's PM warns of climate 'catastrophe'

Russia Ready To Help Iran Fight Terror: Medvedev

Army report: Fort Rucker MPs in Samson after shooting a violation

U.S. Plans to Charge 10 More After Rajaratnam Arrest

Pelosi Aims to Squeeze Skeptics on Public Option With Cheaper Bill Than Senate

GOP Launches Strategy to Trip Up Health Bill

Fed chairman calls for US to cut deficit

Armageddon in Alabama Proves Parable for Local U.S. Governments

First case of H1N1 flu confirmed in U.S. hog (4 teenagers sick)

Diocese Facing Abuse Suits Files for Chapter 11

Karzai 'stripped of outright win'

Financial Giants Donating Little to Obama Party

Scientists announce planet bounty

Nevada is prosecuting ACORN itself, not just individuals in it

US Scientist Charged With Attempted Spying For Israel

Prosecutor Tallies 27, 000 Colombians 'Disappeared'

Government unveils new mortgage help

Pakistan cuts deal with anti-American militants

Poll: majorities support public option, health insurance mandate

Republicans seek health bill change

[W.V. Gov.] Manchin to protesters: Balance ‘tough’ in ‘extractive state’

Defense Department Opposed Franken's Anti Rape Ammendment

AP source: Karzai expected to accept he fell short

Ex-CIA (Valerie Plame Wilson) agent comes home

Build It With Tax Incentives, and Hollywood Will Come (Hollywood moving due to taxes)

British mining company faces damages claim after allegations of torture in Peru

Ex-governor White urges rethink of death penalty

Obama May Go to Copenhagen as Polluters Narrow Gaps

(Sen.) Burris: No complaints, but not going to vote for a health care bill without a public option

New York Times to cut 100 jobs (8% of its news staff)

Public Option Gets New Life in Senate

Phoenix offers settlement in airport death case

U.S. Support for Legalizing Marijuana Reaches New High

New report says black male Dropouts lead nation in incarceration

Is Harry Reid Strong Enough? - Progressive tv Ad in Nevada

CNN's Fareed Zakaria & Author Tom Ricks Discuss Afghanistan & Pakistan

Fox News (Fair and Balanced ?)

TYT: Crazy Tracy Morgan Interview

TYT: Do Arranged Marriages Work?

TYT: Bill O'Reilly & Brit Hume on How Fair and Balanced Fox News Is

[The White House] - Take the GreenGov Challenge!

[The White House] - President Obama Holds Town Hall in New Orleans

[The White House] - President Obama at Points of Light Forum in Texas

[The White House] - President Obama's Diwali Message

[The White House] - President Obama on Highways and Recovery

Obama Government Controlled Radio

TYT: Does Fox News Care About Real Fraud in US Gov't?

[The White House] - The White House Under the Stars

TYT: Streaking Teens Get Arrested for Criminal Indecency

Contrasting US gov't attitudes to social networking sites. Iran vs G20 meeting

TYT: Zero Tolerance Policies in School Make Zero Sense

Capitol Hill Agenda: Oct. 19, 2009


Imagine - your health security

Why Do Liberals Want Conservatives to Have Healthcare

Juan Williams can't handle the truth

Political Illustrations 17 (Photoshop)

10/11/09 Washington D.C. - National Equality March

Banksters Are Just Like the Drug Cartel 10/19/09 - Dylan Ratigan, MSNBC

New TV ad from NO on 1 / Protect Maine Equality

The Real Hoax Is Health Care

Actor Richard Belzer Rush Limbaugh, Glenn Beck 'Fascist Stooges'

Countdown - Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY09) - Democratic misinformation on health care

Trailer for 'Crude' the story of the Amazon Chernobyl case

The Week In Cartoons

[LiberalViewer] - Stephen Colbert PWNs Glenn Beck?

Why it is important for US to work Together

Dana Perino admits that the Bush White House essentially froze out MSNBC towards the end

Conspiracy Theories are True! Stop Laughing At Us!

60 Minutes-Swine Flu (*watch this*) 8:08

TYT: Senator MC Awesome w/ Dylan Ratigan (Dems Show Spine!)

Send Proof of Bias to Fox News!

Irasema Garza "Health Care is an Economic Issue"

GOP: Grab a Mop

Death By Prescription - How Big Pharmas are Screwing YOU

Olbermann Responds To President H W Bush Calling Him & Maddow Sick Puppies

Glenn Beck Calls Jack Rice On Air America Radio's ''Red Phone''

HLN's Joy Behar Interviews Queen "Birther" Orly Taitz

Richard Nixon to Henry Kissinger - Does the Nuclear Bomb Bother You???

Balloon Boy Parody Music Video

The Yes Men Punk the US Chamber of Commerce

HBO Documentary Films: Schmatta: Rags To Riches To Rags Trailer (HBO)

Gov. Manchin (D-WV) meets mountaintop removal protesters, is shockingly ignorant

NJ-Gov: The Video Chris Christie Doesn't Want Anyone to See

A fox guarding Wall Street hen house?

TYT: Reality TV Show to Convert Atheists

TYT: Lesbian Not Allowed In Yearbook - Find Out Why

Rachel Maddow Interviews Rep. Alan Grayson About GOP Attacks

In health debate, those numbers are just numbers

My "Tea baggers" are racist LTTE in Joliet Herald

The right think Obama is an ideological Typhoid Mary

Playing God? Texas Jury Consulted Bible Before Sentencing Man to Death

Held by the Taliban

A smidgen of optimism (blog by Krugman)

Who's Next? Lessons from the Long War and a Blowback World

AlterNet: The Robber Barons Are Back -- Hide Your Money!

Curious line in AP story about Heene family, and 'news' outlet...

Chris Hedges: A Reality Check from the Brink of Extinction

8 Foods You Think Are Healthy ... But Aren't

A Most Oppressed Minority

Balloon Family Now Also in Trouble With PETA

Fix ‘Meet The Press’, Hire Rachel Maddow

Shunned Illinois Senator Suddenly Relevant .

What Obama can do for Latin America

Medicare Premiums to Rise 15% as Costs Jump .

GOPers: DeMint is Like a Jew, "Watching Our Nations Money"

Concession is NOT a Strategy

Perry keeps Willingham memo a secret (Houston Chron)

Controversy Builds in Texas Over an Execution (NYT)

Making the Ultimate Sacrifice for Health Care Reform

Texas execution: Statements by Gov. Rick Perry, others don't align with facts (Chicago Trib)

Commentary: Pursuing injustice in Texas (Myrtle Beach Sun News)

Part Three: Talking with Former Health Insurance Executive Wendell Potter

Paul Krugman: The Banks Are Not All Right

Pioneering hardhat who sued for $20M in sexual harassment case dies in fire

A Moo-Moo Here, and Better Test Scores Later

A fascinating article by Jonathon Rutherford in Guardian Comment today:

Ted Turner Would Fire Lou Dobbs

How I became a socialist (Helen Keller)

The Nuts and Bolts Of The Insurance Industry’s Anti-Trust Exemption

Republicans must stop playing politics with unemployment benefits (Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand)

WH: Public Option Preferred, Not Required. "Mr. Obama, do you want to keep most of the country

Students should take stand against anti-Semitism, other horrible

"MKULTRA Legacy: The Stain of Dishonor and the Prerequisites for Redemption" by Gordon P. Erspamer

Why the White House is 100% Right to Challenge Fox News (#1 Rated Diary @ DailyKos Right Now)

Enlistment bonuses for 2010 range to $40,000

Apply for retro stop-loss payments on Oct. 21

How lean manning saps morale, puts sailors at risk

IG: Sailors in Afghanistan need yearlong tours

Mexico allows disputed GM corn tests

Claims police tortured Peruvian protesters outside British-owned mine

Peak Oil Review

Drumbeat: October 19, 2009

A few words on the definition of marriage.

Oct. 19, 1941:1st Wind Generator in the world to feed electric grid-USA

NOAA - Average Surface Temperature In September 2nd-Warmest For Month On Record

Dhaka Gridlocked By Traffic Jams For Average Of 7.5 Hours Per Day - AFP

Toxic Dumping, Assault Suspect Receives 20 Yrs For Environmental Crimes, Armed Attack On Feds

3rd Try No Charm For Leaking Timor Sea Well - Slick 7,000 Km2 At Biggest Extent So Far - SMH

2009 Marks 1st Time A Climatologist Will Speak To UT State Leg. On Likely Climate Impacts W/I Utah

Energy Star Appliances May Not All Be Efficient, Audit Finds

In Response To 1,000+ Child Lead Poisoning Cases, PRC To Move 15,000 Residents Away From Smelters

Solar Energy & Detroit: Renewable Companies See Advantages in Auto-Industry's Pain

WWF: Halt to forest loss a key to stabilising climate

Dhaka Already Bursting At Seams, Facing Likely Flood Of Climate Refugees In Near Future - AFP

So, what happened to that floating Norwegian wind turbine? It was deployed in June.

Utilities Take a Shine to Solar Power

Ethanol from almost anything? Coskata opens Lighthouse cellulosic ethanol plant

CA Energy Commission To Approve A Hydrogen Plant. Energy Source? Why coal of course!!!

Economic impacts from the promotion of renewable energies: The German experience

The Top 10 Conservative Idiots, No. 375

Externalize This: Report Reveals Hidden Costs of Coal

Memo to Rex Ryan: STFU

It's nice to see the Los Angeles Thundersticks have made a return

Two interesting stats about the Redskins (and no I am not piliing on)

Bobby Abre-BOO-BOO

Hilarious commercial.

The Pat's scored 45 in the first half---14 in the second--and some say they ran up the score...

Good Monday Night football game developing

Anti-BCS fans form political action committee

Here Are Some Pics Of A Barn In New London, Wisconsin

Sharks end Rangers' 7 game winning streak

Washington Redskins have Sherman Lewis calling plays


Irish Central: Top Irish hurling goalkeeper says he's gay

Which team has the best chance to beat the Saints?

Nobody interested in the Bankees - Halos game?

The biggest fantasy football mistake ever?

St. Louis Rams' losing streak reaches 16 games

Go Phillies!!

Mexico allows disputed GM corn tests

Privatization Behind Calderon's Attack on Electricians Union

Colombia: army officer detained in massacre of indigenous people

Ecuador president Correa to override drug patents in order to provide affordable medications

Honduras: Arrrest Warrant Prevents Delegate Attending World Women’s Conference

Zelaya Backers Vow More Protests After Union Leader’s Death

Venezuela: Land for Yukpa Indians, But No 'Territory'

Colombia Probes Vice President Over Militia Ties

State Department Officials Challenge Administration Policy on Honduras, Signal Moves Towards Recogni

Cops: Cuban-born suspects dominate Fla. pot rings

[es] Dictan medida privativa de libertad contra líder estudiantil Carlos Graffe

Colombia's robber barons ruling jungles with guns and whisky

British mining company faces damages claim after allegations of torture in Peru

Prosecutor Tallies 27, 000 Colombians 'Disappeared'

What Obama can do for Latin America (Dorfman)

Venezuela's president Hugo Chávez accused of turning tyrant (Guardian)

Does anybody here deal with the Missouri Bullet Co.? A friend sent me

Drunk Driver Breaks Up Street Brawl

Economist (UK) discusses gun control in the US

A good ban, IMHO

I hate to embarrass the Brady Campaign with this, but...

Dangerous automatic SKS used in crime

Man accidentally shoots friend while cleaning gun

Family who lost 29 members in Gaza war: We envy the dead

Israeli ex-diplomat: We were wrong to boycott Goldstone Report

Israel worried Fatah may resume suicide attacks

Analysis: Iran has its own terrorism problem

Why Israel failed in the Gaza war

Israel may have planted spy gear in Lebanon: U.N.

Jurist: Ties to Israel obligated war crimes probe

My mission - and motivation

The Nation: American Jews Rethink Israel

Israel pulls textbook with chapter on Nakba

US scientist charged with attempted spying for Israel

Top IDF officer warns: Settlers' radical fringe growing

Stuff and things in an alley

3 more from the graveyard

Might there be hope for the East Coast ?

A touch of New Hampshire Autumn

A couple of fall pics

Medieval Bern

Happy guy surrounded by Wabi-Sabi in Key West

plywood nba dreamz

Today in Labor History Oct 19 “Black Monday” after the Dow Jones average plummeted 508 points

SEIU 73 In Illinois Works With Employers To Help Military Vets Get Jobs

President Obama Urges Every Member Of Congress To Stand Against Deceptive Insurance Lobby On Health

School board walks out on negotiations in Illinois high school teachers' strike.

Landmark Global Conference to Tackle Impact of Jobs Crisis on Women

21 year experiment- Time in a bottle watching evolution unfold

Barnacles' Sticky Secret Revealed

Astronomers discover 32 new 'exoplanets'

Official Says ‘Down Low’ Men Not Responsible for High HIV Rates Among Black Women

Jupiter's Moon Europa May Have Enough Oxygen For Life

Judge Says Hospital Can Deny Lesbian Visitation

Super Rat!

Balloon Boy Brothers "Kill The Faggot" music video

Meteor Shower Tue/Wed

Waiting for second half of stimulus to kick in, Obama weighs options for creating more jobs

Dr. Housing Bubble 10/19/09

Stock Markets Face 'Meltup': Strategist

Marching Toward Zombieland

The Dollar Will Not Crash

Vibrational Upgrades & New Beginnings: 10:10, 11:11, 12:12 - Lauren C. Gorgo

Tonights the night....and I am going to try to watch :)

Hospitals Up Restrictions on Visitors

Northern California grocery chain recalls cantaloupes -- salmonella found on routine testing


Diabetic Episodes Affect Kids' Memory

First-time Internet Users Find Boost In Brain Function

Is there any way to reduce coffee consumption WITHOUT suffering withdrawal headaches?

Civilian Haz-Mat Team To Protest Flu Shots

Catholic Nonprofit Loses Tax Claim Against IRS

The Not-So-Scary Origins of Halloween

The Christian Runaway

David Barton’s Vision of America (WallBuilder)

Good Without God

Will Teacher Contract Bring D.C. Reward?

New Haven: agreement between a city and a teachers union to work together to reform schools

the best part of Mr. Ketchup working nights and me only making him 'leftovers'

Quick question:

OK folks...electric cooktops?

Texas education panel deciding who's in and who's out for social studies textbooks

Aerospace giant Boeing is a recidivist corporate crook --

Ed Schultz on Sep. 11