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Archives: October 22, 2009

Is this the new America?

"Travelin' Soldier"

China expands cyber-spying in the U.S.: article

What did Obama promise? Yes, WE can!

Public Option now or we wait decades

Why do we welcome trolls here, Limbaugh followers, etc.

Kids with special needs facing abuse at school: a troubling trend

Narrative to follow so be ready especially you...yeah you, and you know who you are

Philip Spooner VIDEO: WWII Veteran Makes Case For Gay Marriage

A dingo ate your golf ball?

" X" should be protected, "Y" should be protected, "etc" should be protected

"Mr. President, Will You Lead Us to Greatness in Space?" (Buzz Aldrin @ HuffPo)

We're Progressives.. what does that make the opposition party?

Sun Microsystems to cut 10 percent of workforce

Software detects 911 call urgency

Real-life Harry Potter laments name

Hey Joe Scum - Cheney and his torture and kill machine

Hey Joe Scum - Cheney and his torture and kill machine

U.S. Officer: If Israel Strikes Iran, U.S. Will Likely Join


Something never mentioned by the MEdia: Psyops and the Embed program.

I think one should, in most cases, not mix the questions of morality and choice.

Mitten's dog does remember his ride on top of the car:

COSTCO and Halloween

New Yorker: Jane Mayer on CIA Predator Drone Secret War

Defending a labor contract. Looks like I am gonna win.

Rick Perry's General Counsel on Day of Todd Willingham's Execution Later Cleared in Own Arson Case

Can someone explain the importance of the health insurance industry's anti-trust exemption

China's push for oil in Gulf of Mexico puts U.S. in awkward spot

Pendleton Marine dies in Afghanistan

Migraine-sufferers also get hangovers

Iraq snapshot

Did the USS Ronald Reagan CVN-76 incur losses in ensuring

In the city Al Capone called home, a showdown with the REAL gangsters

Update- Cops: Landfill body is missing 7-year-old girl

Analysis: Gates should not expect troop increases from allies

How Kevin Jennings Survived

Local small town politics and the meeting

Karzai Means Business!

Homeless man returns money found in East Lansing

Homeless man returns money found in East Lansing

Reagan, 3 ships return to San Diego

I caught a bit of Lush Limpball's show yesterday.

"GOP trembles at the angry tone of conservative activists"

About as frequent as Halley's Comet, but Barnicle said something insightful this morning

I keep hearing talk of a "robust public option"

US 'plans bail-out firm pay cut'

I hope somebody vids the Scab/ Lawrence O'Donnell fight this am

Glen Greenwald comng up on Dylan Ratigan to discuss

If I were these Gov candidates, I'd mostly run ads that show the massive B*SH economic scandles

cheney: Stop ‘dithering’ on Afghanistan troops

Jack Tapper of ABC News comes to the defense of Fox

Of COURSE we're a legitimate news organization!

Idaho nursery gives forests a start in South Dakota, other western states

The ability to buy insurance "across state lines"

Study: Citizenship check is costly -"Given the findings we have, it isn't worth it,"

Urgent Amendments Pending: Single Payer Lives, Speak Out!

"DU has become meaner''; OK: Name a Du'er you regret is missing or gone.

Nebraska Seeing Impact From Stimulus Dollars

A watered down public option not until 2013 plus mandated insurance

San Francisco Supervisors pass Sanctuary legislation

San Francisco Supervisors pass Sanctuary legislation

FOX news gives free TV's to offices, how's this affect their ratings?

Green Festival 2009 Recap

Nice to see that *Bush still has his base....CNN poll

Santeria and religious freedom in Euless, TX

George Bush thought he was Winston Churchill

LA Times: Cal State Fullerton ghost town is its own lesson

TARP: Proposed on Sept 19, 2008, enacted Oct 3, 2008

South Carolina embarrassed by politicians behaving badly

So I heard on Keith last night that house is going to craft PO as Medicare Part E

US college tuition skyrockets

No standing in foreclosure may also mean no standing to release the deed, RIGHT?

Official disclosure of extraterrestrial life is imminent

Day Care May Oust Sex Offenders

NEJM: Lost in Transmission — FDA Drug Information That Never Reaches Clinicians

Godless advertise their goodness in Chicago

Right now:I'm listening to the Walden's West Wing Suite and

Cops: Teacher Threatened To Shoot Kids

Catholic Church looks to import Anglicans (NPR)

Need proof trickle-down is bullcrap? Here you go:

Don't be a Dick

"DU has become meaner''? +92 recs.

Anybody ever been to a curandero/a? Maybe they are an idea whose time has come.

C-SPIN: Breibart Melts Down

C-SPIN: Breibart Melts Down

I wonder if the guy I saw on the expressway with the giant "NObama Hussein" window decal...

GRIM REAPER: I'ma let you finish Kanye..but don't interrupt any more awards ceremonies:

Oh, No, It's NOT About Race

$13 an Hour? 500 Sign Up, 1 Wins a Job

Proof: Obama Is a Muslim!

Why is DU running a "Hands off my health care" ad on its home page?

Why is DU running a "Hands off my health care" ad on its home page?

South Waziristan fighting kills 25 militants

OOOPS! Please delete this post!

Duncan to call for change in teachers' education (CNN)

Bill That Would Block Release of Torture Photos Expected to Be Signed Into Law

How many of your saw the CNN feature on Latinos in USA last night?

Would someone explain to me what is considered a “centrist” here on DU?

a question for those who are willing to overlook my ignorance

Indiana's unemployment rate falls to 9.6 percent

Goldman Sachs Vice-Chair: People Must “Tolerate the Inequality”

Go here to defend Alan in the Orlando Sentinel's Political Pulse Blog:

How Dick Cheney dodged the Vietnam draft. - The timeline

Towns and Kucinich to Hold Fourth BofA – Merrill Lynch Hearing

ACLU asks Gates to not block release of detainee abuse photos

Getting a puppy from the Chinese butcher shop to raise for a while

The spy who lost his thumb drives

Reid: Cloture vote on unemployment insurance by day's end

Countdown to Nov 4th last yeat

The Rude Pundit: Why Ann Coulter Is a C***, Part 45,307 (with a Note on Fox "news" Biases)

Music Stars Demand Records On Bush Administration's Use Of Music For Torture

Do you believe Medicare for everyone from the cradle to the grave to be a mean or

How much would you be willing to spend to place advertisements in critical markets?

I have a question about how the PO opt-out would work

Why was Joe Scarborough so loud and obnoxious this morning? .

Chuck Todd To Shave Goatee Following Dodgers Loss, Bet With Jake Tapper

Committee Puts Toxic Mercury Polluters On Notice

Prepare to puke

45% of Americans want marijuana legalized. Do 45% of our politicians?

Poll reveals: 51% of Republicans believe birther conspiracies, 13% of Democrats still Dixiecrat scum

Cheney accuses Obama of 'libel' against CIA interrogators

What to do when you just can't find the word...I Invent one!

Arguments Against Gay Marriage Literally Stop Making Sense

I saw a clip of Cheenee giving a speech. He couldn't even stand up.

Would you pay $4.95 to attend a motivational speech by President George W. Bush? (CNN poll!)

Pelosi blasts Cheney on Afghan swipe

Gitmo Detainees Inch Closer to United States-Amherst, MA wants to host some prisoners

I know only one great truth.

Taser tells police to avoid shooting at chest

GOP Candidate Filing Ethics Complaint Against Grayson

Michigan Can't Afford School Bus Safety Inspections, May Stop Service

No to More Troops, Yes to Exit Strategy,

Has anybody ever been asked to serve as a juror in federal court? I got a

A Censored Headline and why it Matters: German High Court Outlaws Electronic Voting

Legislative sausage-making question.

I'm afraid I am about to lose my healthcare coverage!

Conservatives roar; GOP trembles

Governor Rick Perry and His Texas Death Machine Are In Big Trouble

Governor Rick Perry and His Texas Death Machine Are In Big Trouble

"Michael Moore's Action Plan: 15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now"

Building a Better Air-Traffic-Control System

Jeb Bush: Government should focus on needy rather than creating a security blanket for all of us.

Man pleads guilty to DWI in motorized La-Z-Boy

A case of innocence executed

Yes! National Assoc. of Free Clinics set to have 2 day health fair in K.C.

The miracle of corporate advertising...

Music Stars Demand Records On Bush Administration's Use Of Music For Torture

Swine Flu Parties? Send Your Regrets, Experts Say

WSJ: Worthless tripe... Look at this crap...

Do you want to do good?

Just returned to my building after bomb scare

Thank you, Mr. President!!!!!!!!!!!

State Department employee accused of taking bribes (Iraq reconstruction work)

Afghanistan War Claims Lockeford Soldier - 18th member of brigade to die since it deployed in July

Honduras Coup Attacking Brazilian Embassy with Loud Pig Grunts

Reconstruction team opens new girls' school in Afghanistan

Actor Joseph Wiseman, Who Played Dr. No Has Died

U.S. Army uncovers successful results for AIDS vaccine

Orange County Register: 'Illegal Alien' costume stokes anti-Latino fervor

Is the whole world getting meaner?

U.S. Paper Seeks Pot Correspondent

Waiting for the Next McMansion to Drop

Fore! Was Iffy Foundation A Vehicle To Support GOP Rep's Golf Habit?

Vatican plan to lure Anglicans accepts married priests

Black-headed python dies a 'happy snake' - belly full of food and had made love

So how come Eric Holder and the Obama administration

Mike Pence: ‘Nearly a Million’ People at 9/12 March

McCain voters experienced a drop in testosterone after election

MUST DU POLL: Would you pay $4.95 to see President Bush? CNN.COM

Keep Going, Republicans! You're Doing Great!

Hilarious Michelle Obama beats Usain Bolt

Caught red-handed by media, UnitedHealthcare suddenly insures thin toddler

My analogy on the state of our politics today with regards to:

House Has Votes for Robust Public Option

Now it's one two three what are we fighting for

The anti-Sarah Palin book: rave reviews for Martin Eisenstadt book

Michigan Can't Afford School Bus Safety Inspections, May Stop Service

White Cane Safety day, Proclamation by President:

Council bans smoking in Tacoma’s public parks-police do not plan to actively enforce

Just noticed that the "liberal media" is twisting everything again

"Upset" Intern Killer Joe to Lawrence O'Donnell: LEAVE, I mean CHENEY...ALONE!

Dallas Morning News: 2 men wrongly convicted in 1997 Dallas murder to be exonerated

Senator Murray stepping up for veterans and homeless kids

Senator Murray stepping up for veterans and homeless kids

Tell MoveOn Not To Support Dems Voting Against the Public Option

stupid joke told at lunch

"My Health Savings Plan" - A DEVASTATING Youtube video

Demographics of H1N1 hospitalization / fatalities vs. seasonal flu...

Demographics of H1N1 hospitalization / fatalities vs. seasonal flu...

All those who think that budget deficits and weaker dollar is good - please check in here.

So Rethugs want Cheney to STFU

Boehner says he hasn't spoken to the WH for "months and months" - except for earlier this month

Feinberg Rules On Compensation For Top 25 Of 7 Firms

Richard Land un-apologizes for Nazi remark against Democrats

Travis Childers (D-MS) & Walt Minnick (D-ID) vote against Consumer Financial Protection Act

Travis Childers (D-MS) & Walt Minnick (D-ID) vote against Consumer Financial Protection Act

Two Montana Teacher's Aides Charged With Abuse (Waterboarding)

Republican Leader Responds to Rep. Grayson's Searing Attacks

The Republican alternative plan for health care reform has been leaked

cutting their pay means nothing.

Public Strongly Supports Dem Effort To Open Insurance Industry To Competition

(oh no) US gives Shell green light for offshore oil drilling in the Arctic

Epilepsy drugs may cause schizophrenia

Be nice

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

MUST WATCH... Ron Reagan takes on NeoNut Gaffney....

Microsoft looks to save the economy with Windows 7

New House Bill Tackles Overdraft Fees

Jobless claims dent recovery hopes

Does Military Service Turn Young Men into Sexual Predators?

Prerequisite: Experience in War

Republican relative: "Everything Glenn Beck and Sean Hannity say is true"

Charge filed as puppy is given vodka

Senior Senate Aide Denies Report Reid Has Votes For Public Option

Tweety just called Grayson Captain Cojones! nt

(Iowa Supreme Court’s chief )Justice's husband gets probation in drinking case

A ray of light in a city of blight: Detroit Adventure Pass

America's religion is not Christianity. It is money and material possessions.

Women's Health Not 'Special Interest'

Nelson, Conrad Say Dems, WH Leaning Toward Including Public Option In Senate Health Care Bill

Let's play a game called "The Hypothetical Bill"

Let's play a game called "The Hypothetical Bill"

2 NJ police officers get probation, lose jobs in DWI cover-up

A-Rod Can't Wait To Someday Tell Estranged Grandchildren About 2009 Postseason

Who was more mentally ill? Jesus or his mother?

Lawmakers eye new spending extension (extended UI mentioned)

Tweety should be a blast this evening

Helping Bring Textbooks to Life (Volunteers needed to record books for visually impaired)

Helping Bring Textbooks to Life (Volunteers needed to record books for visually impaired)

Media Enabled Bush 1's Savage Attacks on Maddow and Olbermann, Yet Continue to Ignore Bush Family's

What is the REAL reason for the "opt out" provision? Is it to defend the reform legislation against

"Your Father Would be Ashamed of You"

Have you encountered righties actually saying "Hitler was bad, but the communists were worse"?

Blame bad managers, not the banking system

Health Insurance Industry’s ‘Duplicitous’ Campaign to Kill Reform

Recovery? How, Given THIS?

Man pleads guilty to DWI in motorized La-Z-Boy

At the risk of sounding like a "socialist", our WTF moment du jour...

The charade is over: Insurance companies say they oppose reform

Chickenhawk freeps hammer their CHEETOS®-stained keyboards in support of chickenhawk Cheney

WH Press Sec'y Gibbs hits back at Low-Life Snake-Licking Dirt-Eating Inbred Chickenhawk Cheney

BREAKING ON BIG ED: Says Sen. Conrad and Sen. Nelson told him The White House is Pushing For a PO

Russian circus bear kills manager (ice skating bear)

Insurance for something that's definitely going to happen, is indiocy.

Mad Max Baucus: The Public Option causes him to blow a gasket

Sorry Ron, Frank Gaffney is probably right.

GOP House Candidate Would Co-Sponsor EFCA With Card Check

My home town fundy nuts are all in a tither about Olbermann and Lawrence-dumont stadium

If you know someone with no healthcare but military service

This week's DainBramaged heel of the week

This week's DainBramaged heel of the week

How High Will Public Option Trial Balloon Fly In The Senate?

Tell me what you think . . . and please read carefully

Who was that RW goon on Ed that said the resurgence of the Taliban

AFP: Does Obama ease or worsen US race relations?

Stop blaming racism

Pentagon Used Psychological Operation on US Public, Documents Show

TV ads drive Rx drug spending. They advertise because it works.

Flesh trade targets natives

Message to Senate Dems and Blue Dogs: Drop your insurance company friends

Windows 7 born from Vista's frustrationsStory Highlights (CNN/CNet)

Caption Rummy and Dick

45% of consumers have seen negative changes in their credit card this month (survey)

I coined a new word, 'Limbeckers,' today for the freepers, wingers, teabaggers,

Caption Lynne and Dick Cheney

Sweden church allows gay weddings (BBC)

Delta flight lands on taxiway instead of runway (ATL)

"leading economic indicators rose...beating economists' expectations."

Senate may pass a fake public option.

Court challenge to state tax credit stands (gov money for religious schools still unconstitutional)

Rape Victim's Choice: Risk AIDS or Health Insurance?

The Final Stages of a Genocide- Amazon Tribe Down to Five as Oldest Member Dies

'Doc fix' collapses, Reid tells colleagues AMA led him astray

Ron Regan should kick Frank Gafnney's ass!

Jerry Brown Interview on CNBC's BS Network ...Pure 100% Jerks

Check in here if you think Chocolate is better than god...

Trumka: Retirement Security Promise Must Be Kept

Can the Repubs do to us in 2010 what we did to them in 2006?

Catching Up With The Crazy

LA Times: Cal State Fullerton ghost town is its own lesson

So if Grayson is an extreme fringe figure among Congressional Dems....

Today's College Football Thread: Hourly workers at UNC screwed so the team can be on TV tonight

Senator Stuart Smalley eviscerates a health insurance industry flack.. Beautiful..

The brilliance of the public option opt-out clause

DU is SO Much Meaner! (Mad Lib)

The ultimate modern day pirate ship

Judge sides with reservist against Subway

Are the storm clouds building?

A great Worst Persons tonight on KO

Troopergate figure has Palin book coming, too

say it ain't so -- banning clotheslines?

Canada's oil patch, mines tempt Asian giants

which is worse

Wake-Up Call: When peroxide is outlawed, only outlaws will have peroxide

Nashville attorney breezes through confirmation hearing for [US Circuit] judgeship

Parkview Community Hospital ..Riverside, CA

Airport Worker Brek had made threats to dismember Obama’s body and feed the parts to animals

Why do I have to listen to Darth Cheney's entire speech on Rachel Maddow's show??

I just got a packet from AARP for Medicare Supplement Plans --

cutting their pay means nothing

Not sure if this has been discussed ...but......

9th Circuit releases its ruling that Justice Kennedy stayed (WA state anti-gay petition names)

Hemp as fuel and fiber will save the Earth

Senate Majority Leader Reid Leaning Toward ‘Public Option’ for Insurance

Action Alert: Help House Progressives Get 218 on Robust Public Option

Imagine lying a country into war leading to the deaths

Picture from Dick Cheney's recent speech:

Woman recants rape, torture claim

Boehner: what dems are doing is "really flat out despicable"

David Miliband touted for EU foreign post as Blair’s chances wane

Weird: Woman makes fake 911 call, dies during real 911 call 6 minutes later

Judge Refuses to Dismiss War Crimes Case Against Blackwater

1345 days, 3.68 years, that's how long it took the US to win WWII..

Tiny, tiny, tiny houses

Hatoyama: No Futenma decision prior to Obama's Nov. 12-13 visit

Great health care commercial from those for "stable quality care"

Bienvenue a Montreal, George W. Bush

Obama, Grayson & Weiner

DNA Profiling: You May Be Next

Anthony Weiner Calls Out anti-Public Option GOPigs

With what race do you identify?

Should the US sign a formal peace treaty with North Korea?

Student Wins $1M Lotto Jackpot (Picked the Game Because He "Liked the Kittens")

So President can not single out those that are wrong but the repukes can?

'To Kill a Mockingbird' actress dies in NC

Why I think “recommend” “unrecommend” sucks a lot

Neil Lambert on Trying- and Failing! - to Infiltrate the Tea Party Movement

Mike Huckabee: Who needs FEMA when we have the Salvation Army?

Snowe: I Do Not Support Opt Out Compromise, Would Likely Filibuster Public Option Bill

Wait a second... Wendy Portillo (child abuser extradinare) is still teaching?

The gap between Afghan and Western views on governance

Wow, I love it when the cops get onside

MediaMatters: "Fox News fires liberal commentator for being too liberal"- Fox News In-House Liberals

For Halloween: Audio of War of the Worlds (and others from Mercury Theatre) online:

Guess I'm just a glutton for punishment.

Slate, March 18, 2004 - Deferment Baby: How Dick Cheney dodged the Vietnam draft

Is Cheney justified in his criticism of the Obama administration?

Old-fashioned mumps make comeback in Borough Park; 57 confirmed cases

Breaking: Senate passes hate crimes bill.

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Republican brother-in-law

Grayson is proof that the dems could have had spines all along

Sleeping with the Enemy: My weekend on K Street

Swine Flu Prevention Tips (not intended as replacement for flu shot but rather as an addendum)

Swine Flu Prevention Tips (not intended as replacement for flu shot but rather as an addendum)

John Edwards:

Becoming a political columnist

Letterman repeating Obama show on CBS now.

Got this email from a RWer about a teacher who made a difference. *Kleenex Alert*

The Ten Commandments.. or What would Jesus think?

Metcalf, R-Penn, calls veterans "traitors" for supporting climate bill:

On second thought, this thread wouldn't be a good idea.

New Documentary: "William Kunstler: Disturbing The Universe" By The Civil Rights Lawyer's Daughters

Historic vote sends Hate Crimes Bill to Obama’s desk

Swine flu paranoia grows...

What do you do, that would save the world, if everyone else in the world did it too?

interactive climate map shows what the world will be like with a 4 degree centigrade temp rise;

ABC Nightline expose tonight: Scientology leader ordered senior members to salute his dog

BAXTER: The World's OLDEST End Of Life Therapy Dog Dies

Anybody else think Mike Scoscia just cost himself his job?

Names I've been Called On DU (re: The Meanness of DU)

When I post an OP on DU...

Are you meaner on DU? Does your DU persona match your personality in real life?

Mike Pence: Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck speak for many Americans

We did a piece a few days ago about John Yoo--here is a delightful email we got in response

WH Basketball Court

Music Stars Demand Records On Bush Administration's Use Of Music For Torture

Republicans For Rape

Anyone else notice how twangy Cheney's sounding

'Going Rube, From Watergate To Waterbroke'

Don't Want to be an American Idiot.....

Bricks in the Chamber Pot of Commerce

Rachel said something tonight about Bush never giving the NYT a second interview.

right-wing propaganda's effects; US attitudes on global climate change:

Three CHEERS for Ronald Reagan!!!

You know that ridiculous pimp outfit O’Keefe was filmed wearing? Well...

Does Grayson annoy anyone else or is it only me?

Holy !*%@ (re: Republicans just on CNN and MSNBC)


CNN poll: Would you pay $4.95 to hear a motivitional speech from George W. Bush?

Is there another "perfect storm" on the horizon?

Who here thinks marijuana isn't legal because of "The Man?"

Excellent discussion on MJ this morning with Elizabeth Warren talking about executive compensation

Your tax dollars at 45 knots (52MPH) LOOK AT OUR GREAT NEW TOY!!!


Want to understand how vulnerable state by state PO is? Look at the numbers:

Want to understand how vulnerable state by state PO is? Look at the numbers:

Retired General Slams Cheney As "Incompetent War Fighter"

"The Ku Klux Klan is an almost totally non-violent organisation."

Vatican thumbs up for Karl Marx after Galileo, Darwin and Oscar Wilde

Entrepeneur says he strikes oil with our garbage

Joe Scabwhore about came out of his chair when Lawrence O'Donnell mentioned Cheney's draft dodging

dear God, please shut this motherfucker up.

Frank Gaffney to Ron Reagan: "Your father would be ashamed of you."

For those who would rather have no bill than an "opt-out" public option

Someone please explain to me how evicting a 6-year-old from her grandparents house...

McCain introduces bill to block Net neutrality

Looks like the Stimulus was a failure

Joe "You Lie" Wilson's wife diagnosed with swine flu

Joe "You Lie" Wilson's wife diagnosed with swine flu

Grayson on Hardball: "It's hard for me to watch Cheney due to the blood that drips from his teeth

I'm sorry but words fail me at this woman's stupidity

Just snorted my dose of H1N1 vaccine, woot! Check in here if you've had H1N1 immunization!

Hey! In this country, you can't talk about God like that!

Local Repubs and Dems agree ........

Should the BBC give the Neo-Nazi British National Party's leader Nick Griffin airtime today?

'Going Rouge' To Come Out Same Day As Palin's Book

Ten Commandments: Secular or religious?

Ever see a tennis shoe made in the USA?

OH NO! Kossak Digs Up Major Dirt On Grayson!

OH NO! Kossak Digs Up Major Dirt On Grayson!

Is everyone having their Vista 2 party tonight? Here's a preview --->

Big Ed, I'll tell you what the Rs are afraid of and why they are trying to prevent

Just got this email re: "Single Payer Lives" (with links/action pages)

It's just plain disrespectful the way Keith O sarcastically calls VP Cheney "DICK"

Alan Grayson's November 2 Money Bomb pledges currently at $65,673!

Shocking Lesson on Itinerary For The Washington University Students Visiting Chicago This Weekend

For The Sake Of TRUTH, PLEASE Rec this Thread Up

Dems trying to strike a deal with GOP on unemployment benefits extension

How much do the Top Paid CEOs make? (Design Contest)

When Working People Can't Push Back

UPDATED: Because Politico is really just a GOP bulletin board

A fellow member of my church was murdered in his dorm room at Sac State (CA) yesterday

Rep. Alan Grayson - ''Fox News Is The Enemy Of America''

Police: Dad ran over ‘Westernized’ daughter

Fuck you Mary Landrieu

What do you consider bullying? How much bullying is ok with you?

What do you consider bullying? How much bullying is ok with you?

My healthcare horror story for today.

Doctor performs reconstructive surgery on FGM victims -- for free.

Question about two small attached airplanes that separated in flight over my house.

"Michael Moore's Action Plan: 15 Things Every American Can Do Right Now"

WTF are you doing up at 3AM??????????

I just don't get it. Why are people more interested in the IDEA of a public option--

Mouseclicks needed to help defeat a rightwing nutjob in WA State

*** They Might Be DUzy's, Week ending October 22, 2009 ***

Everybody needs to stop denying reality. In Iraq today, a thousand flowers are blooming...

In Praise of ...... The Big '80s

I have never ever campaigned "Against a Democrat " but if Reid does an "Opt out"


What would you do?

Dude, just look for the Metrodome......

I found it! An absolute Fox news site viewer response classic! Obama is a....

I wonder if FOX is paying attention...British Protesters break into BBC headquarter

GOLDILOCKS HEALTH CARE: They only take you if you're "just right."

On UFOs, and the state of the science

Government Secrecy and the “Continuity of Government” Plan

Blocking Escalation of War Not Good Enough

Are sunglasses really worth hundreds of dollars?

I happen to be so lucky to have German citizenship beside my American one.

Check in here if you smoke Marijuana currently.....

Maternity / Paternity leave for the childless?

The Immorality of the Job Hunt

Franken's Anti-Rape Amendment May Be Stripped By Senior Dem, Sources Say

My son spotted something on tv today...while watching the House of Representatives..

Some Catholic schools in Florida converting to charter schools this fall.

Nation's Morons March on Washington State

This great evil. Where does it come from? How'd it steal into the world?

For the dog lovers in the Lounge


Mood swings. Bad mood swings from sad to okay to sad again. Hurts my friendships at school.

A dingo ate your golf ball?

Man I hate sequels! Oedipus at Colonus was a bitter disappointment!

Parasitic Twin Child - Walmart's Idea of Halloween

italian man on house arrest asks to be sent back to jail to escape life with wife

Rufus ,Rufus , Rufus , you just broke my heart

My cats are learning and it's starting to frighten me

I wonder if the guy I saw on the expressway with the giant "NObama Hussein" window decal...

Pronounce "forehead"

Any other Cindy Sherman fans here?

Do you just read the TOP LINE of someone's post, and no more?

I want that!

Uh, what happened to armyowalgreens?

John Hiatt - Memphis In The Meantime


Dedicated to GD


Halloween Candy Poll #6: Junior Mints or Peppermint Patties?

Front page of my newspaper: What's wrong with this woman? That's no way to spell a protest sign!

Good morning Lounge

Ohio mom puts sign in yard to blast school after son deemed ineligible to play football

When you see the number 69, there is one thought that's hard to keep from coming to mind...


No one believes seniors . ..

For those of you who are supposed to be working right now:

Many Shuvs & Zuuls knew what it was to be roasted in the depths of the Slor that day, I can tell you

So I'm in the hospital and am getting pumped full of saline just to keep me hydrated...

what would you watch?

Today, there's about 1,050 suckers born every minute...

Halloween & Thanksgiving are better than Christmas.

Any "Glee" fans in the lounge?

The Army of the 12 Monkeys are really the people responsible for H1N1

"Horny single ladies" is the phrase for today. Modify a thread title to include horny single ladies.

My Sid seems to have a sour stomach. :(

COSTCO and Halloween

Am I being Crazy?

Ambulances to charge extra for obese patients

Feeling a bit better today. Claws are off. hehe

eating cheese at 3 am before passing out is bad

So does anyone here watch Flipping Out on Bravo? n/t

too many lost pets around here - maybe this will cheer you up

Real-life Harry Potter laments name

if you're horny and you know, it clap one hand

I'm tired of waiting on the government nt

Am I being Crazy Horse?

Ricardo Montalban for Cordoba

Welcome to Duluth, MN, where you can get a DWI from the comfort of your recliner.

Ice Cube - You Know How We Do It

"Welcome to the new Television game show, "That's Anathema!"

Arkansas college now says students can't play lottery

Black-headed python dies a 'happy snake' - belly full of food and had made love

Dog costumes!


Adam's solo Windows 7 Launch Party

"Just to let you know from the beginning, I'm going to be stoned in my trailer every morning........

I can buy anything I want in the color pink

re- write ( my history )

What do you call 'athletic shoes'?

artistic opinion

Going to see my kids tomorrow

My wife is away and my house has been crawling with horny single ladies all week

I'm going to see the Magna Carta November 8!

I'm going to see the Magna Carta November 8!

Movie Cliché: Manuscript pages in the wind/water (spoilers?)

Movie Cliché: Manuscript pages in the wind/water (spoilers?)

Halloween is my favorite holiday


Hulu to charge for content; cubicle dwellers everywhere cringe

i am tired of fighting. the good fight, the easy fight, the fucking

Hurricane Neki - Pacific Cyclone near Hawaii

Hurricane Neki - Pacific Cyclone near Hawaii

What's a good instant oat meal?

Shows you wanted to like but ended up being let downs

Keanu Reeves is immortal

A sad reminder, the life you save might be your own!!

Will you buy a nook?

Wilco-Impossible Germany

Mario Kart Love Song

My late friend just became a first time grampa.

As I am feeling better, I need your vibes sent to a friend of mine

How do you tell someone that he is cheap?

I love "Haunted History" even though I don't believe in ghosts.

Describe your commute - the transportation, the route, the traffic level, how long it takes . . .

Gummy Bear song

My wife left me 23 years ago.

MP3 Shuffle

Son of a fucking BITCH!

**HAPPY BIRTHDAY WCGREEN ** and get well soon!!!!

Dos Equis is ripping off Chuck Norris jokes!

Why are there always wicked car crashes in zombie movies?

Haha, this is a funny story about mayors betting....

Still I Long For Your Kiss

You know really burns my ass?

Man Pleads Guilty to DWI in Motorized La-Z-Boy

Flash Forward for Oct 22 with spoilers

Tell me why I should continue my online writing class

The Office. spoiler alert

Did someone say tiny, tiny horses?

Does anyone here like the show, Bones?

Check in here if you think Chocolate is better than god...

They're cancelling the Fox Reality Channel?!?!

The Only Prescription - select YOUR favorite from Cracked Magazine's Top 10 Cowbell Songs

I've been working very hard to lose weight. Went to the doc today and...

Apparently, they don't like non marijuana smoking copycat threads in GD

"They Might Be DUzy's" now posted in GD

The Wolfman Trailer

The Yankees just tied the Angels 4-4

My wife left me today…

A (slightly) political stripper situation:

Man plays Grand Theft Auto IV for 40 hours, breaks record

which is more "Fun" dating or being married?

Just rewatched Threads, the most hellish and heavy movie ever made.

Rosanne Cash - Seven Year Ache

For your viewing pleasure! Rescued kittens!

I will try and explain my latest grammar gripe

Caterack, among world’s oldest cats, dies at 30

Anyone else experience slight depression related to caring for aging parents?

Post your favorite WTF pic!

I just showed my new laser pointer to my two cats. The little one liked it and thought it was fun.

Scat Singing. The hippest, most happenin' music on earth, or songs that would make Satan hurl?

How to tell someone to stop breathing through their mouth?

Just checking to see if I can post.

I KNEW there was a reason the violin is my favorite instrument.

Processed Foods - Why exactly are they bad for you?

Two separate shooting deaths in Manchester, NH today.

Cathedral Window, Bern, Switzerland.

Narrative to follow so be ready especially you...yeah you, and you know who you are

What first thoughts came to mind with cable news directors when Kerry was with Karzai in Afghanistan

11th Circuit Court of Appeals: frivolity and other fun rules

Red Neck Rapper says he is making a new video praising Obama


question for the lounge

President Obama to sign advance Veterans Administration funding bill

Dumb question alert: How many people do u think live in New Jersey?

Former V.P. Chickenhawk Cheney unleashes Dick-sized can of whup ass: "Do what it takes to win!"

Time - Republicans Vote Against Increase In Medicare Reimbursement - What About Defending Medicare?

"Senator Leahy 'confident' today PO will be in Senate version." (????)


Look, I'm more than willing to pay an extra $100 a year in Medicare

Tomorrow we pick up the keys to our new apartment.

Pennsylvania GOP Replaces "O" in Obama With Hammer and Sickle

Will Pres Obama be judged weak, if PO is dropped from final health care bill?

About Effin Time! Gibbs goes after Darth Vader!!!!!!!!

House Has the Votes for Medicare +5% Public Option, "President Snowe" will not vote for opt out

House panel approves consumer protection agency

Growing list of Co-Sponsors of H.R. 1826, Caucus Chair John Larson's campaign finance bill.

Dick Cheney bragging that he gave Obama the Afghan War strategy is like bragging...

Why Wall Street Reform is Stuck in Reverse

President Snowe Nixes Idea of Public Option with Opt Out

Snowe's idle threat: will likely support filibuster.

Heads up, DU!

Who demands the Afghanistan Surge? Why?

ABC - "President Ensures that Veterans Medical Programs Get Timely Funding"

"Nelson, Conrad Say Dems, White House Leaning Toward Including Public Option..."

Remember When President Bush Attacked The "Liberal Media"? And All Media Outlets Ran With It?

NY Times "Media Bashing 101" On 2008 GOP Convention - GOP Hypocrisy At Its Best

Unions fighting expanding access to public option

White House Nixes Cheney's Charges on Afghanistan

CNN Poll on Stimulus Bill and Economy: Its working

Nine former U.S. assistant secretaries of state decry Senate's holds on State nominees

Blue Dogs must have exceedingly nuanced constituents!

Earth to G.O.P. regarding Medicare's "failure".

What's the most unexpected thing you heard from a child?

Innoye Becomes Third Longest Serving Senator

Grayson says opponent is an "Outsider"

Senator Vitter’s Office Finally Comments On Judge Who Denied Interracial Marriage

Richard Arrington backs Ron Sparks in governor's race

Obama to Meet With Senate Leaders After Lunching With Pelosi

Democratic Lawyer Joins Louisiana 3rd District Race

Blackburn: Net neutrality is 'fairness doctrine for the Internet'

Carper: Senate Bill Will Include A National Public Plan With An Opt Out

anybody heard from masuki bance lately?

NYT: Reid Leaning Toward ‘Public Option’ for Insurance ('Centrist' Dems Whine)

I am now divining that mops will be present at the 2012 DNC Convention.

TV Pug accidentally (?) explains opposition to Public Option

Ezra Klein Must Read: House health-care bill likely to cover more, cost families less

Obama to sign Akaka bill assuring timely funding for VA health care

Obama At Corzine Rally: Republicans 'Got A Lot of Nerve' To Complain About Their Own Mess

Blue dogs in HR theatening to bring down HCR

Days of Whine & No's - This is a President built for these times. Be glad.

Politics is boiling frogs.

What burdens on a state does the PO impose?

USA Today/Gallup Poll: Most don't think Obama deserved Nobel award

Reid: We can pass a bill with a public option

The new word order: DUPILCITOUS Campaign

Analysts to Democrats: Aim pitch at women

"Fox News' War on the White House"

Wichita Wingnuts baseball team to allow parking for teabag party

Pelosi to include amendment ending health insurers' antitrust exemption in House bill

Specter: Dems have 60 cloture votes for public option

FCC moves forward on net neutrality rule-making in unanimous vote

I'm sure most DUers will agree with me on this

If we can't save Kevin Jennings, we aren't worth a damn

Pelosi Blasts Cheney As “Not Dignified” For Hitting Obama On Afghanistan

is joe lieberman the "glenn beck" of the senate?

Decorated US General Eaton plays Captain Obvious by declaring Cheney as "incompetent war fighter"

Art imitates life - on Flash Forward

A smilie for Cheney...

PHOTO Caption it? (Oct 22)

Obama Leads All 2012 Match Ups

Must Read from Rollcall: Reid Floats Public Option Compromise to Moderates

Feeling down? Watch the first fifteen minutes of Tweety on the repeat

PHOTO Jeez, if this guy had taught ME science maybe I'd know a Bunsen burner isn't a kitchen utensil

Let me get this straight... So KBR contractors can rape their own and it's okay with GOP senators?

"Nancy keeps her promises."

Here's a sad story about the increase in unclaimed dead bodies ... folks can't afford to bury them.

Crazy 'Bachmann' Says Dole And Frist Represent A ‘Non-Pro-Freedom Agenda’ Because They Want HCR

It would be better if the administration WAS socialist

Weird argument of the Healthcare debate...

Weiner: 55 Republicans On Medicare Who ‘Steadfastly Oppose’ The Public Option

PHOTOS: Pres. Obama signs Veterans Health Care Budget Reform & Transparency Act

Obama going after Fox = First Amendment Rights Violation

PUBLIC OPTION! woot! woot! PUBLIC OPTION! woot! woot!

PHOTOS New Official Photos (Oct 22)

More public option confirmation: Politico reports White House to push for Opt-out plan

Action Alert: Help House Progressives Get 218 on Robust Public Option

Max Baucus was "apoplectic" about Reid including the public option.

IAVA Announces Landmark Veterans Health Care Legislation

ABC:Reid-after a series of mtgs with Dem moderates–has concluded he can pass a bill with a PO"

OK...Are the American people brainwashed or just incredibly STUPID?

Slate: "Ignore Fox - Obama's right. It's time to stop taking the network's skewed news seriously"

10 thoughts for the day

Cat hat

The Best Job in the World! Pic Heavy!

Prostitution and trafficking – the anatomy of a moral panic

Washington to enforce executive pay cuts

Pickens says U.S. firms 'entitled' to Iraqi oil

Remarks by former Vice President Dick Cheney moves to subscriber model ($260/year)

Army Brigadier, Soldier Killed in Pakistan Capital

Rape Victim's Choice: Risk AIDS or Health Insurance

Judge Tosses Lawsuits Against Blackwater, Now Xe

Polls: Chavez's popularity slips in Venezuela

New jobless claims rise more than expected to 531K

Judge tosses lawsuits against Blackwater, now Xe (but will allow plaintiffs to refile their claims)

Former Los Alamos lab physicist says FBI searched his home as part of spy investigation

Uruguay former rebel chief seen to finish first in presidential polls

Mexico spied on top author

U.S. Initial Jobless Claims Rose More Than Forecast (Update1)

Bill That Would Block Release of Torture Photos Expected to Be Signed Into Law

Crews on scene of explosion near I-465 & I-69

Conservatives roar; GOP trembles

Cheney accuses Obama of 'libel' against CIA interrogators

Reducing deficit key to U.S. rating: Moody's

Russian circus bear kills manager (ice skating bear)

Lawmakers eye new spending extension

House panel OKs legislation to speed up date for credit card rule

Public Option: It's Back (ABC News: Dem sources say Reid will put in bill)

Canada's oil patch, mines tempt Asian giants

Senate passes gay hate-crimes bill

Romer: Impact of stimulus will level off

Dems trying to strike a deal with GOP on unemployment benefits extension

Explosion reported at Utah Air Force base (jet dropped fuel pod)

British nuclear expert dies in mysterious fall (UN building in Austria)

Militants kill Pakistan brigadier in Islamabad

Lawyer: Nurse Assistant Denied Care After Patient Attack Leaves Her in Vegetative State

Report: US needs ($132 million) rebate for Baghdad embassy work (from contractor)

Leaders Confident on Health Bill Vote

Fed proposes to police bank pay for 1st time

Obama signs bill to improve budgeting for veterans' health care

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday October 22

AIG CEO says pay czar won't claw back pay: memo

Afghan Opium's 'Devastating' Impact Outlined in U.N. Report

Goldstone dares US on Gaza report

AHIP Lobbyist To GOP: Don't Give "Comfort To The Enemy" On Health Care

Reid:Hopes Unemployment-Benefits Bill Passes Senate Thursday

Leading economic indicators rise again in Sept.

Clergyman linked to Rwandan genocide seized in Italy

CDC: 1 in 5 Kids Had Flu-Like Illness This Month (most likely were swine flu)

Bands want to know if their music was used on Gitmo detainees

KFC unveils another free chicken offer

KFC unveils another free chicken offer

Lawmakers warm to the public option: Senators Offer State Opt-Out

Utah's 4 day workweek brings some dividends

Music Stars Demand Records On Bush Administration's Use Of Music For Torture

New focus on Maine's other centrist Republican senator

BBC defends BNP (British National Party) move amid protest

Gibbs hits back at Cheney

US reports possible war crimes in Sri Lanka

China executes Tibetan protesters

Northern Michigan woman's death raises calls to restore adult Medicaid dental benefits

Retired General Slams Cheney As "Incompetent War Fighter"

Poll: Americans' belief in global warming "cools"

Administration Seeks Increased Oversight of Executive Pay

Obama suggests Fox News is like 'talk radio'

Taser tells police to avoid shooting at chest

Senate Approves Broadened Hate-Crime Measure

Zelaya sets midnight deadline for return to presidency

NWA flight overshot Mpls. by 150 miles

Craigslist Wins Fight Over Sex Ads

Church of Sweden approves gay marriage law

White House Vs Fox News

Obama's Bank Bonus Crackdown

MSNBC's Contessa Brewer Calls Jesse Jackson Al Sharpton - Jesse Not Happy

NPR makes copyright claim over anti-same-sex-marriage ad

John Lennon blows his top at Al Capp (Montreal, 1969)

Glenn Beck Tries to Say White House Criticism of Fox is a Diversion from Health Care

Rachel Maddow Interviews Jamie Leigh Jones

Michelle Obama Takes Hula Hoop for 142 Spins

Michelle Obama hula hoops for health

TYT: Former Republican Has to Show Harry Reid How to be Strong

Guys, you have got to understand that you can't party on like it's 2007 - Elizabeth Warren TARP COP

Obama talks 'boy's club' and basketball

Family Values? The 30 Pro-Rape Senate Republicans Named And Shamed

Vidal: Obama too smart for U.S.

The Joy Behar Show: Girl Power?

Countdown: Tea-Baggers Are Bringing Down The Republican Party!

Miller (D-NC) assails Republican claim that Americans are "losing their rights" with CFPA

Gibbs Slams Cheney Over 'Dithering' Comment & Highlights His 'Fuzzy Math' On Afghanistan

Pelosi Votes Public Option

Frank 'I'm A Member Of Dick Cheney's Fan Club' Gaffney

Glenn Beck And Dwight Schrute's Conspiracy About OnStar

Stacie Ritter takes on CEO Ed Hanway, CIGNA, and the health insurance companies

Papantonio: Wall Street's Millionaire Beggars

Young Turks: Yes Men - A Political Hoax That Worked (with no Balloons)

Where are the Fighting Dems?

Obama: ''Not Losing Sleep Over Fight with Fox News''

Goldstone Challenges US Criticisms Of His Gaza Report Findings

Glenn Beck VS. Net Neutrality

Countdown: Best Person - Rape Victim Told She Had Pre-Existing Condition

Obama: Understand moms juggling act

Countdown: Keith - 'I didn't know you could spell Afghanistan. DICK.'

Grayson: 'FoxNews & National Enquirer are basically interchangeable'

No citizenship questions in Census

Retired US Army Gen. Paul Eaton Discusses His 'Cheney is Incompetent War-Fighter' Comment

Rachel Maddow: Rachel, Olbermann Call Out Fox Hypocrisy on Their Obama Lunch

O'Donnell: 'Cheney was a proven liar!' - digs deep under Scarborough's skin

Ratigan Rants How Banks Reamed You Made Simple. Will You Rise Up?

Instant Runoff Voting - See Why it Takes Weeks to Count

TYT: Cenk reviews Franken kicking conservative ass. Hilarious.

Frank Gaffney Tells Ron Reagan: 'Your Father Would Be Ashamed Of You'

Rachel Maddow: Fox News' "Fair & Balanced" Hypocrisy

Powerful political ad - Vote for Rhine McLin for Mayor of Dayton, Ohio

Young Turks: Man Busted for Making Coffee in Nude in OWN House

White House E-Mails MSNBC During Live Broadcast to Correct Them

It Takes A Pillage

Gaffe-Prone Biden Embarrasses Nation Yet Again By Sneezing During Meeting

Rachel Maddow & Keith Olbermann Defend Their Lunch With Obama

Ann Coulter: All Presidential Assassins Were Part Of The Left

WWII Veteran Makes Impassioned Case For Gay Marriage In Maine

Countdown: KO Fires Back at Tucker, Fox, Malkin Hypocrisy on Obama Lunch

Delta (world’s largest carrier) CEO blasts labor board

Weiner: Let's Not Be Hypocrites If You Believe Govt Should Be Out of the Way - Cancel Medicare

ACORN Part 1: Mike Stark Asks Breitbart and O'Keefe Tough Questions at Ntl Press Club

Grayson SCHOOLS Paul Broun on Constitution. He will NOT yield! EPIC WIN!!

MediaMatters: Fox News' War on the White House

Alan GRAYSON 10/22/09 on Hardball: Is Dick Cheney a VAMPIRE? .. turn into a bat and fly away?

Awesome: Cenk's Fiery Debate w/ G.M. on White House vs. Fox News!

TYT Interviews: Frank Schaeffer on Atheism and Religion

Howard Dean opens Concord author fest with health care talk

Western export of the ballot box elixir is pure hubris

Coleen Rowley: Wilkerson Gets Intel Integrity Award; IraqAfPakisNam? Déjà vu?

Barack Obama Ain’t No Richard Nixon

From John Birchers to Birthers

Canada Embraces Net Neutrality

Go All Out: End Price-fixing by Insurers

Obama Confirms He Has a 'Frenemies List'

KKKarl Rove: Obama Goes Wobbly on Afghanistan

When Liars Tell the Truth

Gene Lyons on war without end

Bush Influence Lives on in U.S. Department of Justice

One-Sided Reporting on Latin America: Small Oversights and Big Lies

Galleon Hedge Fund Scandal

Joe Conason: Playing Monopoly With America’s Health

ASQC_House: Americans for Stable Quality Care

A Simpleton Tries to Understand the Health Care Debate

Virginia and Gun Control: In-state poll shows support for ending gun show loophole

Pro-Israel Group's Money Trail Veers Hard Right

Lenny Ben-David: The Man Smearing J Street

Losing their Lifeline - 7,000 a day

This Year's Biggest Hoax Is Tim Geithner's 'Solution'

Our constitution is being watered down again. Dec. 31. Patriot Act provisions sunset, BUT

Fox among the pigeons (John McQuaid/Guardian)

A True Translation of Cheney's Latest 'Obama Diss'

Securing the Information Highway

CNN Most Trusted Name in News? Not for Latinos

The War on J Street

Liberals Open Fire on Harry Reid

All You Need to Know About the ACORN Scandal and Who Is Behind It

Matt Taibbi: Elizabeth Warren for President

Rep. Grayson starts "Names of Dead" website listing those who died by lack of insurance coverage

The Super Rich are Laughing -- The US as Failed State

86 year-old WWII vet supports gay marriage 'What do you think I fought at Omaha Beach for?'

The new V remake: More ABC/Disney right wing douchebag propaganda?

Senior chief to retire in hazing investigation

UN: Afghan drug flow wreaks global havoc

Repairs begin at Vietnam Memorial in D.C.

New Iraq realities bring much more down time

Official: No Futenma decision before Obama trip

Obama to sign advance VA funding bill Thursday

US signals Afghan coalition government is possible

Soldier accused in stress clinic slayings is back in U.S.

1,000 troops arrive in Israel for exercise

Troops Clamor For Precision Mortars

Hush Hush...The Ospreys Are Coming

Missile strike could complicate Pakistan battle

Aircraft Gets X-plane Designation

Senate to battle over defense policy bill

Battery market will be US $3.7 billion by 2014

Peak oil notes - Oct 22

Drumbeat: October 22, 2009

Water is the most valuable resource

(UK) DECC: 'Fuel poverty on the increase'

The Solar Bus Goes To Washington

Biting Commentary on Infinity and Beyond

As Corals Bleach, Fish Species Lose Camouflage, Pushing Predation Losses Higher - Nature

Der Spiegel - Pessimism Abounds As Copenhagen Talks Approach

Hydropower Industry Bracing For A World Without Glaciers - Reuters

Prairie Pioneer Seeks To Reinvent The Way We Farm (Breeding Perennial Crops)

As Hybrid Buses Get Cheaper, Cities Fill Their Fleet

US Companies "Entitled" To Some Of Iraq's Crude Oil Reserves, Sez Pickens - All That Expense, Y'know

10/15 NASA Satellite Image Showing Massive Fires Of Unknown Origin In North Korea

Foam from ocean algae bloom killing thousands of birds

Steep Decline In Americans' Belief In Global Warming

Interesting fact. The NL-East champion beat the TOP two teams in the NL-West.

Congrats to the Dodgers for winnng the NL West and making it to the NL finals

Yankees-Angels Playoffs Attract 19 Percent More Viewers for Fox

Isiah blasts Magic over criticisms in new book. Heh!!

Is that AJ Burnette pitching...

WTF??? Was "The Genius" Scioscia THINKING??????

Veteran umps to work World Series


The T.O. era may be drawing to a close

LeBron James wants to dunk on George W. Bush

L.A. stadium environmental bill signed -- your team could be stolen

What is the biggest thing wrong with Major League Baseball?

A-Rod Can't Wait To Someday Tell Estranged Grandchildren About 2009 Postseason

Wow---Red Sox fans sure know how to make sour grape wine.

Cleveland's Brady Quinn stands to lose millions this Sunday

Raiders coach Tom Cable won't face assault charges

[es] Entrevista a Dionisia Diaz, la abuela de la Resistencia

Colombian cocaine kingpin gets 45 years in US jail

Mexico spied on top author

Chavez Says U.S. Nuclear Probe Part of Anti-Venezuela Campaign

Was the presidential ouster illegal? (Forbes)

Detained Chiapan Peasant Leader Treated Worse Than a Drug Kingpin

"Chávez's case would be much stronger if he went after corruption within his own government."

One-Sided Reporting on Latin America: Small Oversights and Big Lies

Polls: Chavez's popularity slips in Venezuela

Uruguay former rebel chief seen to finish first in presidential polls

Magbana: Honduran National Resistance Update 10/21

The Honduran resistance: a giant awakes, a new hope is born

Honduras interim gov't makes new offer to Zelaya

Magbana: Honduran National Resistance Update 10/22

struggle4progress: Zelaya sets midnight deadline for return to presidency

EU not to recognize Honduran election without agreement

Chavez urges 3-minute showers to conserve water

Damn! Damn! Damn! DAMN!!! Obama, the U.S., you & me are paying for the coup election!!!

92 year old woman shot in NYC...

Newark airport guard that threatened Obama has 43 firearms.

13 year old shoots his father with a shotgun..

Should Private Citizens Be Allowed To Have Holographic Gunsights, or Lasers Mounted On Their Guns,

Goods Flood Gaza’s Tunnels, Turning Border Area Into a Shopping Mecca

Israel's attacks will lead to its isolation

Ahmadinejad, Netanyahu and the Holocaust: The ethics of memory

Nightmare on J Street: Why can't Arab Americans work for peace, too?

Tzipi Livni Shows Prime Ministerial Stuff on J Street Conference

No way home: The tragedy of the Palestinian diaspora

Believing in the nonviolent struggle

"International Women’s Media Foundation Honors Israeli Journalist Amira Hass with 2009 Lifetime

A war crime whitewash

Brandeis to host Gaza violence forum

Virginia and Gun Control: In-state poll shows support for ending gun show loophole

can't sleep? take pictures...

Seen on a quick run into rural NC today- a crafts(wo)man with wit and talent

Cathedral Window, Bern.

What does it mean to you to be a professional photographer?

Pre-USSR Russian color photos

Families USA Says As Many As Four Million People Lost Health Insurance Over Past Year

Referees Union Reaches Tentative Deal With The NBA

Today in Labor History Oct 22 John Reed was born in Portland, Oregon, the child of wealth

Squalid. Unsanitary. Dangerous.

Todays Labor Cartoon

AFL-CIO Applauds Pelosi For 'Leading The Fight' For Robust Public Option

Women and the Global Labor Movement: In Search of ‘Decent Work, Decent Life’

Vermont AFL-CIO Endorses Healthcare Is A Human Right Campaign

Buffalo Workers Closer to Receiving Back Wages Owed Under Living Wage Law

Tribune Exec Defends Bonus Plan In Bankruptcy Hearing

New Mine Safety Chief: The Change We Needed

Weingarten rights U.S. Supreme Court in a 1975 case

Ford Dearborn Workers Voice Opposition to Givebacks

NYT: S.F. Hotel Workers Holding Strike Vote

Labor Department files enforcement petition against Memphis buffet owners (owes$459,658 in back pay)

Union: Firm mistreated teachers from Philippines

Labor Department: Colorado ‘mass layoffs’ jump in September

Donald Fehr to Receive $11 Million Compensation Package As He Leaves MLBPA

FairPoint Seeks Concessions From 3,000 Union Workers

Watch WWII Veteran Makes Case For Gay Marriage

Out and Alone: The Epidemic of Homeless LGBT Youth

High School Hand Holding as Punishment... with a Dash of Internalized Homophobia

The year's best wildlife photos

Best place to donate for marriage equality fight in Maine?

Straight Pride - available Nov 17 on iTunes and CD Baby

Organic Molecules Around Gas Planet (w/ Video)

Congress extends hate crime protections to gays (AP)

Fossils Push Back Earliest Complex Animals 40 Million Years

Human Space Flight Review Committee press conference today (Thursday)

Farthest Galaxy Cluster Ever Detected

Missions To Mars - All Of Them (graphic)

Two Eyes, Two Views: Your Brain and Depth Perception

Cluster tucked at the far reaches of the Universe

I think Goldmine Sucks needs to take cuts in sympathy with fellow bankers.

Regions Bank to close 121 branches in cost-savings move; 3 in Alabama (AP/WHNT)

Joyce warns of bigger GFC (US sovereign debt default)

Recovery? How, Given THIS?

Gerald Celente, Their is NO Economic Recovery, Its A COVERUP

Anyone else notice the updated forums list is working again?

I have to share this link to an artist's website.....

Baxter the End of Life Therapy Dog Crosses Over

Check out this essay on fundamentalists

I'm having a hard time loving Dick Cheney

Thread about UFO disclosure in General Discussion:


I finally saw a good photo of Obamas hand...

Emotional Balance: Two Brain Structures Key, Especially In Threatening Situations

'Holy Grail' Of Cancer Therapy: Researchers Find Way To Protect Healthy Cells From Radiation Damage

Defining the word 'Christian'

Kids with special needs facing abuse at school: a troubling trend

How old was Jesus when He died?

Author/Advocate Gerald W. Bracey Dies at 69

NYT: Theodore R. Sizer, Leading Education-Reform Advocate, Dies at 77

Wait a second... Wendy Portillo (child abuser extradinare) is still teaching?

Lies and obfuscation.

What do you think my daughter's 8th grade Economics teacher taught today?


Legal Center & CREW Urge DOJ to Investigate Allegations of Public Corruption - Dwayne Bohac


Just got a campaign letter from Bill White for Senator. Tell me

Saturday: 10th Annual March to Abolish the Death Penalty

Can somebody PLEASE tell me why the citizens of Texas shouldn't be...

Here's a question for DUers in DFW, re Rational Radio 1360.