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Archives: October 4, 2009

Would you let your 13 y/o daughter hang out at the mall on Saturday night?

Conspiracy or Truth?

Millionaire crank bankrolls GOP candidates

California's 2/3 Supermajority Rule - A Cautionary Tale On The GOP's Abuse Of The Filibuster

Regions {Bank} hires {Condaleezza} Rice as adviser (Huntsville Times)

What's the most hauntingly beautiful song you've ever heard?

Words Of Wisdom: If You're Drunk, And Want Bacon, Use The Broiler - It's Much Less Painful.

Calling all Grammar Police. This is important.

Calling all Grammar Police. This is important.

Should we be screaming for the resignation of Senator John Ensign?????

17 going on 18

The scourge of capitalism

Journalists need to stop being so lazy and unimaginative. 22 suggestions for guidelines

Journalists need to stop being so lazy and unimaginative. 22 suggestions for guidelines

Marijuana Inc: Inside America’s Pot Industry

College Allows Student to Advocate for Concealed Carry on Campus, Abandons Repressive Policy

Our dying democracy is still run by Washington lobbyists

Do you consider yourself a member of the middle class?

Why are we in Afghanistan if there's sufficient intelligence to target individual al-Qaeda people?

"Darned good" Republican Whitman endorsed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer in 2003

McClatchy - "Secession movement goes beyond Texas" - What happened to America First?

Only peace protects freedoms in post-9/11 world

Wow, looks like the Atlantic hurricane season is over.

11 Things Wal-Mart Has Banned

Afghan policeman opened fire on the American soldiers with whom he was working

What Republicans have said about healthcare

India's use of water is affecting us all

If you thought we scared you with 9-11

Decisions made during this Supreme Court session will lead to the most anti social behavior since

Scott Ritter on C-SPAN 9:25 am EDT. on Iran.

think an insurance tax credit will go to polcyholders only? then you don't understand markets.

To demonstrate that not all MT business ventures are naive: Yellowstone Brewery

NY Daily News(10/4): McChrystal's full-court press on Afghanistan is improper

Neocon Insanity: Abrams Says Iranians Would Be Fine with an Attack on Their Country

NYT at it again: "Report Says Iran Has Data to Make a Nuclear Bomb"

'I take exception' to McCain's remark, Jones says

'I take exception' to McCain's remark, Jones says

Here we go again....The war on Christmas again? Make it go away!

The great drought: Disaster looms in East Africa

Federally-funded company still trying to evict orphans.

MTP: Have you ever seen the panelists (besides Rachel) talk so fast?

Why in the wide, wide world of sports is ABC's This Week playing host to Alan Greenscam?

Are There European, Asian, Other Counterparts to DU?

Robert Dallek on CSpan 1

Want to know how we can really "win" in Afghanistan? Its simple as hell

Hey, Boehner, I support Public Option: If you do also, tell him so...

F-22 problems linked to rain in Guam

Dad’s Life or Yours? You Choose

video goes viral around world. hero citizen assists firefighters by carrying boy down stairs

Murfreesboro church sign calls Obama a nut?

Is "Politics" a dirty word ?

You know that bug flying in or around your house?

Glen Beck may have killed his mother

Kip Sullivan’s (Bait and Switch articles) letter to the Congressional Budget Office

dupe

Wingnut outrage over a bilingual candidate

Judge: State Must Offer Tribes More Slot Machines

School bus crashes into Wis. home, flees the scene WITH the bus

Ensign's Adultery and His Parents' Tax Planning

The most obfuscated 3 paragraphs you'll ever read: Art of future past

Al Qaeda is not winning the war the Neo Cons are.

"Let's have 'Iran Week' in the Senate and get something done,"

Senate Rethug #2 Refuses To Defend John Ensign In Midst Of Ethics Scandal

Kansas searching for Dem Gov candidate ...we are probably screwed...Gov Brownback anyone ugg

If only Fixed News and the RW..

Self Proclaimed WAR HERO Bill O'Reilly Gives Advice to Young Correspondents & as Usual is full of it

Poor, Ill and Minorities are bout to splode?

Health care reform: Privately, Barack Obama strongly backs public option

Is JeffR Still Doing the Friday Duzys?

Government-Paid Medical Care Pulled Seniors Up Out of Poverty: They Should Remember That

McClatchy - "Is Perry trying to cover up wrongful execution in Texas?"

Odierno: May not be possible to declare victory in Iraq

FDR's Forgotten Freedoms

Obama’s National Security Adviser won’t say when Obama will take on Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

Obama Sings For Healthcare

Eight U.S. Soldiers Dead in Bold Attack in Afghanistan

Yellow Journalism, the Right and Abortion

North Dakota: 4% unemployment, 11% uninsured.

CBO Messes Up Wyden’s Amendment

Video of Americans for Prosperity cheering when Chicago lost Olympics

Who's beating the war drums now? Where have all the PNACers gone?

Can Reid schedule the vote on HCR the day before they are set to adjourn for their winter/holiday

House and Senate chairmen split on Afghanistan surge

Propaganda outfit attacks Janeane Garofalo for calling racists ... gasp... racist

October 2nd 1968... that was a hell of a repression by

San Bernardino National Forest fire

Joel Pett on Fall, School, Football, and the war on drugs

Congratulations Mr. and Mrs. Obama

I say we all need to chill out and quit being so negative towards Republicans

Exit poll: Socialists to win Greek election

david gregory is quoting charles krauthammer to susan rice

Latin artist/activist Mercedes Sosa dies

Well - the Media Whores did it as we warned: Grayson is "looney" and "crazy"

Rupert to Internet: It’s War!

Why does HuffPo censor comments critical of Joe Scarborough?

Joe(not his real name) the Plumber(not his real job) attempts stand up comedy.

San Francisco has its own 'public option'

San Francisco has its own 'public option'

Welfare Queens...

President Obama and the two narratives.

More on the Sparkman death in Clay County, KY...

I've heard that one more Polanski thread will end civilization as we know it

30 Resources to Find the Data You Need

LimbaughLand and ObamaNation - an Editorial by William Falk

I can't help but laugh at that "ACORN Special Report" on FOX News right now.

I can't help but laugh at that "ACORN Special Report" on FOX News right now.

GOP Senators: US, Not Israel, Should Attack Iran

Media Push False Equivalency Between Left and Right Rage

Limbaugh could be a partial owner of the Rams

Hey freepers, why didn't Rush Limbaugh get the punishment he wants everyone else to have?

The Rabbit Ragu Democrats By FRANK RICH

The smear campaign against Kevin Jennings-part of the Right's broader strategy to poison the well

"Billions in US aid never reached Pakistan army".....

Dead humpback whale found in Tampa Bay, being towed to Fort DeSoto

Homeless Woman Shot and Killed, Suspicion of "Hate Crime"

Love is in the air along S.F.'s Market Street

Tight Budgets Lead to 'Recession Hair'

Something the United States Government apparently doesn't understand

Michelle Bachman may be bat-shit crazy, but she got one thing right

Obama should re-hire Van Jones

100 Days of Sanford: The Saga Revisited (with comments)

Socialists win snap election in Greece

digby: Power Of The Pres

The Glenn Beck/Fox News Boycott Goes International

The Senate's overwhelming conservative bias

When We Get the Indicators Wrong

Limbaugh could be a partial owner of Rome

Leonard PITTS Jr: Faux propaganda network NOT "a credible news source"

The blogosphere is amazingly quiet on the winger front this morning

The coolness of 1969:

The Distance Between ‘We Must’ and ‘We Can’

Letterman vs. Ensign

Hopefully an Indian company will buy it if nothing works out for Kraft

‘Treason’? Bloggers accuse GOP of sabotaging US foreign policy

The sunflower boy's smile

47% will pay no federal income tax (CNNMoney.com)

You're worried about a nuclear development in Iran? You might want to look a little closer to home:

Greek Socialists Win in a Landslide

No WMD's? - - - Executed prisoner totally innocent? - - - - - Do Republicans ever give a shit?

"So Let Us Begin Again"

"GOOG DAY!"

'60 Minutes' airing a report on Kingston, TN coal ash spill/flood tonight.

Girl raises money to buy a flagpole

We signed the "Ask Michael Moore to Document the Injustice System" petition!

Florida cop attempts drive-by Tasering, runs over suspect (Suspect ends up dead)

Please tell me that the President will be in DC next Sunday.

CIA on NGO tonight at 8,00pm

No current raging Polanski or Letterman threads

If you had unlimited funds how long would it take you to start an Insurance Company?

Greek Socialists Win in a Landslide

real estate loans/refinances are really scams/lies?

David Frum tells the truth about "the good old days" (before the New Deal)

100 volunteers + 400 apple trees = 12,000 pounds of apples

100 volunteers + 400 apple trees = 12,000 pounds of apples

My predictions: tomorrow on Morning Joe.

Why do people think that politicians/famous people who speak dissent are killed by staged accidents?

Huge Downward Jobs Revisions Coming

Schumer: Senate Dems Will 'Come Together on a Public Option'

Pulitzer Prize Winning Chris Hedges on Atheism and How We Should Beware..

NPR: "Farmers Markets: Fresh, Local, Government-Approved"

Looking For Commies In China

We are waiting for Obama to show the very wealthy they are citizens of America NOT the owners

Firms are getting billions, but homeowners still in trouble

Firms are getting billions, but homeowners still in trouble

EVIDENCE-US Bought Lockerbie Conviction For $2 Million +

EVIDENCE-US Bought Lockerbie Conviction For $2 Million +

Polar bear spotted riding on its mother's back - to avoid falling into freezing waters of the Artic

Elders Warn of Offensive if Drone Attacks Continue

Woman to never walk again. Cargill under multiple suits. Where's the beef?

Wingnut Predictions Of Michael Moore’s Boxoffice Death are Premature

SNL Vs. Obama: Sketch Details All The President's Failures Since Taking Office (VIDEO)

I live among barbarians.

How much do you plan to spend on the Holidays this year?

IAEA sets Iran inspection date

It is a fault of capitalism, not of the people, that there is unemployment, and homelessness.

Michigan's Traverse City Film Festival- Proof Michael Moore Isn't Just About Money

C-Span II, NOW...9:00 p.m (est) Chris Hedges "Empire of Illusion" interview with Ron Susskind!

Who thinks we can ever get out of this recession while spending trillions on two misguided wars?

Anyone else have a family with a diversity of political viewpoints?

Maddow on MTP: what's Joe Scarborough doing on my "one party network"

Pete Seeger Headlines Health Care For All Rally Today in NY *Update: Teabaggers En Route*

Whom should I call tomorrow re a strong Public Option?

How Self-Reliant Are You?

House liberals float bill to bar 'surge' of troops for Afghanistan

If you go to see "Capitalism" check your ticket to make sure they rang it up on the right key.

Prosecutor: Ex-pastor viewed victim as 'obstacle'

Rawstory - Conservatives rage over Starbucks ad mocking town hall screamers

Two Arguments for What to Do in Afghanistan

Well, the Ramada in Dallas is home to America's BIGGEST Windows 7 Party - come and join!

Maya Angelou is fine - reports of illness or worse grossly exaggerated :)

Nukes, lies, politicians , wallstreet , wars .

FBI Looking into the Eye-Patch Undies Boast by Former Calif Rep. Duvall (R)

PROPOSAL: strip all congressmembers of ANY subsidized health insurance.

Eight More Have Died

First ever Buddy Walk for Down's Syndrome in Kabul, Afganistan

Happy 17th Anniversary Barack and Michelle Obama!

44 tons of rotting meat stink up S.D. town

I cried watching the Ken Burns National Parks series on PBS

Is it just me or is Huckabee

If a "bank" is deemed to big to fail....

Billions in US aid never reached Pakistan army!

U.N. : Russia Must Adapt to Shrinking Population

6 charged with burning Olympic banner (priceless mugshots)

National Security Adviser Chides McChrystal

DU Is A Collection Of Victims.

Digby: ACORN Thanks Rachel Maddow For Her Fact-Based Support...

Those who believe in coincidences....

American Police Force suddenly changes its name to "American Private Police Force"

Donkey killed after SC hunter mistakes it for deer

D.U. it is time for a happy Post

Should Senate Democrats simply end the fillibuster to pass heath care reform?

"The Relationship Era" (the latest marketing paradigm you'll eventually hear about,

We MUST stop calling them DINO's...there is an actual name for them

Beekeepers tell pesticide firm to buzz off

F**k the rich.

Goldman Sachs to be paid $1 billion if CIT fails (inevitable). Tax payers will lose $2 billion.

Goldman Sachs to be paid $1 billion if CIT fails (inevitable). Tax payers will lose $2 billion.

North America's premature birth rate second to Africa's

W Fails In Backing Chicago Bid for 2016 Olympics

W Fails In Backing Chicago Bid for 2016 Olympics

Is it me or is Huckabee moonlighting as...

Teabaggers Untie

We have seen some really moranic signage but this

Look folks: the way you use money expresses your values. DUers should spend on progressive things

Berkeley Breathed, drawn back to 'Bloom County' but looking forward

Which "Capitalism: A Love Story" scene got the strongest audience reaction? (SPOILER warning)

McChrystal keeps interesting company and counsel ........

Predict the fate of Orly Taitz tomorrow

I get kind of a Mr. PotatoHead vibe from John Boehner.

Pastor Donald "Faggot!" Fozard and Herald-Sun columnist rail about Council's marriage equality vote

Pastor Donald "Faggot!" Fozard and Herald-Sun columnist rail about Council's marriage equality vote

Dear Sen. Bauchus:

So Limbaugh wants to own a football team??? Well, let's try to put a kink in his dream.

Democrats Ponder Health-Care Suicide

That blog ad with BONER is really creeping me out.

Three reasons to read "Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman"

New mansions remain unsold across Southern California

Capitialism: Still crying

Whole Foods CEO: If You Didn’t Like My Brilliant Op-Ed on Health Care,

Whole Foods CEO: If You Didn’t Like My Brilliant Op-Ed on Health Care,

Anti-wi-fi paint offers security {maybe} (BBC)

The Poor, Ill and Minorities are bout to splode?

I posted a comment on Fox (Wingnut alert).

Holy Shite look at that mudslide in Sicily

You know we have it all wrong with insisting on Taxing Income.

The Democrats, Pres Obama and Supporters are losing it

Story of an idiotic republican from today

I've noticed an increasing amount of socialistic sentiment in GD lately.

New Locating Devices for Finding Children -- GPS Trackers and Locaters

New Locating Devices for Finding Children -- GPS Trackers and Locaters

I heard the train whistle tonight

Anatomy of the RW negative proof tactic.

Is madfloridian Right?

Language suggestion: Say PIRATE-ization not "privatization"

Separated at birth? ........

Even as layoffs persist, some good jobs go begging

Greenspan: "We are in a recovery. This is what a recovery looks like."

I saw "Capitalism, a Love Story" and don't feel so alone!

Why did Capitalism get an R rating?

Am I a socialist?

Baucus health care = family of 4 would pay $11,080 - $3,970 tax credit

Baucus health care = family of 4 would pay $11,080 - $3,970 tax credit

Baucus health care = family of 4 would pay $11,080 - $3,970 tax credit

9/11/73

Paul Krugman:The Politics of Spite

The 'left' didn't ask for a 'war' in Afghanistan. It makes sense to expect that occupation to end.

Grounded for Life (or, God Willing, MY Lifetime Anyway)

Barack Obama is the best president we have had in a long time.

Tasers, torture, euthanasia, the death penalty, free speech: the common theme is safety margins.

Anyone else think there's more to the David Letterman thing? i.e. the mother of his son?

Russians Are Back in Afghanistan After 20 Years(With NATO)

Citigroup's Shocking 'Plutonomy' Reports

As seen in Capitalism:A Love Story: "We are changing the way the world eats -- one slice at a time."

Some things you can do RIGHT NOW

Are most vegetarians liberals/progressives?

Lack Of Taser Killed A Good Friend

Limbaugh could be a partial owner of the Rams

Is the party about to finally fracture?

I flipped the television to SNL, was laughing a skit and then realized

Subliminal advertising really does work, claim scientists

Sorry, but Michael Moore's argument just doesn't make sense.

Geraldo/Faux of ALL peeps is going to EXPOSE Dave!1

Claiming Population Growth is the Big Environmental Issue is Shifting the Blame From Rich to Poor

Breitbart (of Anti-ACORN fame) covers his own backside before James O'Keefe?

Cellphone distracted driver could get up to 10 years' sentence in negligent homicide

Florida woman hospitalized after 5 raccoons attack her in broad daylight.

6 Members of Supreme Court Attend Catholic Mass(Hear Cardinal Plea Rights of Unborn)

6 Members of Supreme Court Attend Catholic Mass(Hear Cardinal Plea Rights of Unborn)

Please click these sites to give food to the hungry:

Glenn Beck's murder/rape meme is getting to him....

Apparently Michael Moore Had To Magically Make Movies Without Spending Money

What If Being Fat Is Not Your Fault? Epidemic May Be Fueled by Chemicals in Everyday Products

Michael Moore: "You can't regulate evil (capitalism). You have to remove it" n/t

Calling all HAWAII DUers...Its time for another BYOS LUAU at OPIs Lounge.

A problem, Mr. President: Large numbers of voters think we have not done enough to help them.

A problem, Mr. President: Large numbers of voters think we have not done enough to help them.

Michael Moore: For Those of You on Your Way to Church This Morning...

Great, Free Michael Moore Podcast (Sicko)

"Recession Is Over; Depression Has Just Begun"

Single-Payer ~ Obama Should Take A Lesson From GWB

Single-Payer ~ Obama Should Take A Lesson From GWB

The Burger That Shattered her Life

Nothing like a chilled Pinot Grigio

Blue Lamp - Stevie Nicks

Porn vs. Mainstrem Movie

I want to thank the south for Tennessee Ernie Ford

I've been watching LOST on Hulu. ALL DAY.

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Clubber Lang: "I'm gonna crucify him real bad"

Just watched 30 Days of Night.

Any 49ers fans in San Francisco on this board?

Obese skunk put on vegetarian diet to battle bacon addiction

The washing machine is fixed, it only took Sear 3 trys.

The only character on Star Trek Voyager I really liked was The Doctor

Delete

Rise and shine, sweet pea!

Atlantic League Championship, Game Three: Patriots 8, Blue Crabs 6

I ate some pizza earlier then it made me puke. Now i'm hungry and I want more pizza

I am happy.

The best Kurt Russel diarrhea story ever

Self-portrait

Who knew Spiderman could dance….

Thinking about going to see "Capitalism" today.

Belated happy anniversary of SRV's birthday

Will somebody please just get Hamden some fucking tomatoes?

2012 5-minute clip

WHITE TORNADO TODAY! What should I do first?

Ptah. Did you see this?

I turned 37 today

Caption this picture

Pregnancy question: Did you notice a difference carrying boys vs. girls?

Google wisdom:

Anyone ever use a duct tape cleaning service? Does it put redneck into the air?

Casinos are on the ballot in Ohio again.

These shoes were made for walking?

ZOMBIELAND wins the weekend box office ($25,000,000 and counting)

I hate that guy who parks his moped in the apts parking spaces

Funny Favre cartoon

My dad is in jail again after getting out like a week ago.

For Your Amusement, Ladies And Gentlemen: A Sort Of a Poetry Break....

Something new for me....concert photography

Bestt Tom Waits cover?

Can anybody watch this without laughing your ass off???

my kitty has been sneezing all weekend, do I need to get her to a vet hospital

Is "Under Pressure" Mostly Bowie, Mostyl Queen, Or Pretty Equal?

Touchdown Denver!!!!!

Fun in Costco......

Better DeNiro Action Sequence

3-1... I'm feeling faithful about my 49'ers! nt

so do hipsters usually spend their parties playing on their PSP's?

I need some help with my crossword puzzle.

Atlantic League Champions: the Somerset Patriots. Blue Crabs lose game four.

They are celebrating in the streets of Baltimore.

Keyboard Drama

Why am I such an idiot?

About to start cooking dinner. What do you think of my menu?

Those were the days...

Interesting optical illusion

I need some help with my jigsaw puzzle.

Words Of Wisdom: If You're Drunk, And Want Bacon, Use The Broiler - It's Much Less Painful.

Why was the Kudzu thread locked?

Is type-A flu the same as H1N1?

'Family Guy' Superfriends intro

No current raging Polanski or Letterman threads

I've surprised this thread was locked. I thought the lounge was for anything, even diarrhea

Yes indeed I wanna chilidog, baby.

Question about recommends here

Can I get an "Awwww..." here?

Did you watch 60 minutes tonight???

Let's play 20 questions

How can anybody be more comfortable than this?

Well, yes...

Remember: Be picky

Well, Hannah Montana wasn't the youngest girl to do this:

This should come as no surprise (hint, it's about FOX cable news and not the crawl line either)

Somebody thought ahead about having your children spayed or neutered

I hope this one doesn't go into ad design...

Why do we like dragons?

Family Guy - Quagmire Learns About Internet Porn

Well, this proves it: The USA has no monopoly on "tasteless toys"

Redskins - fans booing already

Seinfeld Anti Reunion Show

Why do parents let their children hang backwards on the front of a shopping cart anyway?

I still think this is damn near perfect comedy(Flight of the Conchords)

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Special Anniversary Edition!!

Please do not try this at home.

my new brochures look like marketing collateral for malt liquor products

Just Wondering What You Think Of Me

So...yeah. Took a few Everclear shots last night.

HOW 'BOUT THEM BRONCOS????!!!!!!!

Most likely to be real?

Griffith Park Observatory: ((photos 56k beware))

Motorcycle enthusiasts: what is the point of a motorcycle with really tall handlebars?

10/4/1982 (a reminder to let the ones you love know you love them)

Gay Duers, do you ever resent that fact that you are stereotyped with liking such horrible music?

Hey DU, what's for dinner?

Anyone ever use a duct cleaning service? Does it put dirt into the air?

Just Wondering How Wonderful You Think I Am

I think my dog is not amused with her new Halloween costume.

I think my dog is not amused with her new Halloween costume.

I finished off that pizza that made me puke last night

Least funny: Dennis Leary or Robin Williams?

Woo hoo! I have a date!

Answer this hypothetical Star Trek question.

Best Horror Movie Franchise?

Someone tell me what is supposed to be wrong with Candlestick Park.

Mad Men. Spoilers aplenty.

I just got ahold of Ted Kennedy's new book. Anyone else ever read it? Is it good?

Why Americans are obese and dumb

How the heck are ya anyway?

I'm going to be cooking for others for the first time in my life really. I need ideas.

Best Joke You Ever Heard On DU? Here's my pick:

OK, somebody please explain Abstract "Art" to me, I don't get it.

Albert Bierstadt (dialup warning)

What is it with Lady Gaga?

Anyone have updated best albums of 2009 lists?

Los Angeles Dodgers: 2009 NL West Division Champions

Apartment search FAIL.

DUers who say they do not like beer - read this please

Does anyone know if Oprah or other celebs are doing anything for the Chicago youth crime issue?

Get your party back!

Orly Taitz Meets with Several People in South Dakota!

Bush Administration’s Tourist Visa Policy May Have Cost America The 2016 Olympics

See which companies donate primarily to Republican and Democratic campaigns

Lefttake running a caption contest on Sarah Palin's book

Jim DeMint (R - Confederacy) was dog-whistling from Honduras last week

What, exactly, did Obama "lose" by pitching Chicago as an Olympic venue?

A generous side of Jesse Jackson - when he stood by Chelsea Clinton

It's so much fun to watch the freepers tear each other apart over Orly

I missed this 11 month old Onion Video Gem: "Voting machine wins Presidency"

National Security Adviser: Obama won't lift gay ban until Iraq and Afghan wars finished - and even t

An open PO might actually have happened if Obama had but a fraction of Grayson's spine

In Missouri, Joe Wilson admits outburst was out of line

Will Progressives Be Held Responsible, Too...

'Waitrose (British supermarket chain) dumps Fox News in protest over remarks about Barack Obama'

I think Sarah Palin will be the (R) nominee in 2012 because......

'Politics of the Games beyond Americans' ken' (Irish Times, Oct 5)

'Politics of the Games beyond Americans' ken' (Irish Times, Oct 5)

Liberals Kind Of Unfair To Obama

AMA issues warning on Palin's book.......

A new insult from the Obama haters: His smile!!??!!

Hello. I support a Socialist Uprising.

Have the wingnuts shot their wad with half a year worth of teabaggery and faux rage?

Obama will sign a bill that includes a public option. Q: Has the Senate given up on a public option

Who are "The Deciders" on Afghanistan...great article by David Sirota

Obama was told a trip to Olympics meeting may clinch Chicago win

Frank Rich Unloads On Obama

Public Option WILL be in the FINAL bill, so chill out. Senate will go reconciliation of need be.

Obama Outfoxes GOP Naysayers

Privately, Barack Obama strongly backs public option

Roger Ebert column: The anger of the festering fringe

FDR'S Economic Bill of Rights (Thanks to Michael Moore for putting it in the film!)

Frank Rich is determined to join the ranks of the clueless editorial hacks

'Barack Obama urged to act after eight more US soliders die in Afghanistan' (UK Guardian, Oct 5)

PHOTO I know, things are shitty right now, but keep the faith, there's no shame in hoping.

Senator Sanders' statement pushes for public option in HELP bill

The Obama administration and the SFRC are working on improving the status of women internationally

What we all tend to forget in this forum at times

Do We Expect Too Much From The President?

Interesting how the RW/Media meme "he's doing too much" can so easily turn into "he's done nothing"

SNL opening was surprisingly candid about Obama's record. Wow!

Eight more dead today. When do we call it quits on Afghanistan?

No White House Greeting for the Dalai Lama

Chavez says Obama "lost in space" on Latin America

Words Of Wisdom: If You're Drunk, And Want Bacon, Use The Broiler - It's Much Less Painful.

Two Arguments for What to Do in Afghanistan

Health care reform: Privately, Barack Obama strongly backs public option

Suu Kyi in Burma government talks

The great drought: Disaster looms in East Africa

Maya Angelou Taken to the Hospital

DeMint encouraged by Honduras trip

Two million slum children die every year as India booms

Pete Seeger Headlines Health Care For All Rally Today in NY *Update: Teabaggers En Route*

Privately, Barack Obama strongly backs public option

UN: Iran nuclear dispute shifting to cooperation

Dead humpback whale found in Tampa Bay, being towed to Fort DeSoto

Limbaugh could be a partial owner of the Rams

Boxer: Ethics committee doing preliminary Ensign investigation

Thousands Defend Role of Press in Italy

Chinese premier meets DPRK counterpart

Domestic violence as pre-existing condition? 8 states still allow it

Pakistan has forces,equipment for Taliban assault-US

Lawmakers vow swift action over Iran's alleged nuclear inroads

Eight U.S. Troops Killed in Afghan Battle

Baby snatch victim loses kids to state custody

Pope warns of 'new colonialism'

Obama adviser: Afghanistan in no immediate danger of falling

Waves Of New Fund Cuts Imperil US Nursing Homes

One in three votes for Karzai fraudulent, says US diplomat

McChrystal Faulted On Troop Statements - Public Campaign Hurts Review, Aide Says

Greek Socialists On Track To Secure 160 Seats In Parliament

Latin artist Mercedes Sosa dies

US economic power 'is declining'

Limbaugh submits bid to buy St. Louis Rams

Waitrose dumps Fox News in protest over remarks about Barack Obama

Rights Groups Denounce Murder of Anti-Coup Protester in Honduras

Barack Obama furious at General Stanley McChrystal speech on Afghanistan

Man Accused of Tweeting Cop Actions at Protests

Man Accused of Tweeting Cop Actions at Protests

A Simple Twist Of Fate

Reflection

Guy wants the kkk to kill African Americans and other things.

Glenn Beck - The Crying Game

Keith Olbermann: Finance Committee Passes Bill With No Public Option

Explaining Creationism To A 10 Year Old

The Week In Cartoons 10/03/09

T-Pain ... Obama on Health Care

BS Alert: Mike Huckabee Tells Young Adults they could be charged 25K for not having Insurance

Media Smears Michael Moore, Disregards Substance Of His New Film

James Jones to John McCain: "I Don't Play Politics With Nat'l Security"

SNL: GaGa and WOW

Jesus Died For Your Donuts

Something is Wrong in America

TYT Episode 10/01/09: Neo-Nazi Movers(?), Alan Grayson on CNN & Media Matters

Maddow On Obama's Olympics Pitch

Krugman: Fixing Long-Term Deficits Not Hard Economically, But Politically Impossible

Bill Kristol Revels In Olympic Failure: Obama Acted Like A Bully

Rachel Maddow On Meet The Press: 'Roundtable On Political Discourse'

SNL Mocks Obama For Doing Jack Squat

This is How the Media Will Come After Alan Grayson

Swine Flu Update, Oct 2009

Boots of Spanish Leather

Michael Moore Told to 'Cool It' on Senator Dodd

James Carville: "I Think Glenn Beck Is Nuts, And A Blatant Hypocrit"

Rick Scott, a Blood Clot in the Republican Party

The Vast Right Wing Returns

Is Conservatism Brain-Dead?

Firing Up the Fear Factory (ddjango)

NY Daily News(10/4): McChrystal's full-court press on Afghanistan is improper

Congress Lets New Orleans Down

Corrupt Cowboys do not represent the people in their districts by opposing HC reform - David Sirota

Bush Administration’s Tourist Visa Policy May Have Cost America The 2016 Olympics

Michael Moore: For Those of You on Your Way to Church This Morning...

Bankers and Workers

The IMF Festivities in Istanbul

Rupert Cornwell: Hate the government? Love the national parks

Honduras: Terms Being Offered “Aren’t Sincere”

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Read All About It! Michael Vick Hero of First Eagles Game

Blue Dog DemRepubs shatter contributions record. biggest contributor? Health Care industry.

St. Louis U. Cancels "Islamo-Fascism Awareness and Civil Rights" Speech(by activist David Horowitz)

Birther Circus Comes To Town Tomorrow

Majority think outsourcing threatens network security

Letterman, Riding Ratings High, Plans to Continue His 'Vagina Monologues'

Teabag terrorism: Why do conservatives hate America?

In the Long Run We Are All Dead, In the Short Run We Are All Screwed

Leonard Pitts: Reasons that I mistrust Fox

Get Real on Antiwar

Privately, Barack Obama strongly backs public option

Stuck on Stupid

Health Care As A Right

30+ C Street Fascists in Gov. I'm naming Names. Biblical Capitalism IS ChristoFascism

Peanuts 10/4/09- could *this* be the year?

Mr. Obama, being "for the Public Option" means more than giving speeches. You said you want

Anti-Census Sentiment

White House spurns Mad As Hell Docs, invites friendly docs

John Edwards – from golden boy to national disgrace

Where Did ‘We’ Go?

Hopi and Navajo environmentalists galvanized by politicians' ban

Two million slum children die every year as India booms

Northeast emissions (cap and trade) project plots course for national plan

Inverting the Economic Order

Eco-friendly comes home (Maine)

Shouldn't they get moving on this? Only 3 months left!!!!!!

So how's construction on that $200M wind to hydrogen project in the IA, MN, ND, & SD going?

The world's fastest urban car... {not what it sounds like}

Jordan to go solo with Red Sea to Dead Sea pipeline

Progress report on the OIT Geothermal Plant

How's that floating Siemens/Norsk hydro wind plant operating?

Arctic seas turn to acid, putting vital food chain at risk

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Saturday, October 3)

Bang cartoon takes on Ryan and Crabtree

17 going on 18

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First time in 6 years I am not having people at my house or making my dip for Chiefs game day

The dream lives on! The Browns can still have a perfect season.

Are you ready for some...

How the hell can TCU, Boise State and Cincinnati be ranked in the top 10

Great pic from the Ravens - Pats game

The NFL Police blotter so far this year

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Season Finales)

The Jets Defense is scary

Isles vs Pens last night

Broncos 17, Cowboys 10

DId Dallas play this week?

103-59 Final Regular season record

Shutout!!

NY Philharmonic shelves Cuba trip

Venezuelan Electrical Workers Demand Participation and a Collective Contract

Bob Menendez behind OFAC denial of Visas for NY Phil trip to Havana

Magbana: Honduran National Resistance Update 10/3

Zelaya: Coup Regime's Terms Being Offered "Aren't Sincere"

Anti-Jewish statements raise concern on Honduras

Speaking of sock puppets: Colombia to receive OAS Presidency

Latin artist Mercedes Sosa dies

IAB warns about situation facing the media in Venezuela

Venezuela to outlaw violent video games, toys Parents praise bill, but critics say it's more crucial

College Allows Student to Advocate for Concealed Carry on Campus, Abandons Repressive Policy

Any Black Powder shooters? Check out this contemporary artistic craftsmanship (Dial-up warning)

Apartment S/D H/D ?

College Allows Student to Advocate for Concealed Carry on Campus, Abandons Repressive Policy

UN delay on Gaza report condemned

Hamas' Zahar tells Haaretz: Shalit swap deal still a long way off

NRA just phoned. Evidently the UN is about to impose worldwide gun control?

Can the Muppets Make Friends in Ramallah?

Fatah and Hamas eye truce deal, but hurdles remain

What South African Jews think of Richard Goldstone

Teach Gaza children about Holocaust, UN tells Hamas

Hamas children's TV program again calls for the 'slaughter of Jews'

A few more from the glacier hike

Saturday's wabi sabi

Sheriff: Revenge likely motive for fatal home invasion

HDR and Topaz Adjust

Ah the irony

Water

A Few Panoramas

A Wabi-Sabi Collector in LA?

Granddaughter at the park

Small d democracy. What Wabi-Sabi should I use?

Today in Labor History Oct 4 Truman orders the U.S. Navy to seize oil refineries, 37 blacks killed,

Striking Internet porn pizza workers offer resolution

Workers to Unite Across Borders Against NAFTA and “Free Trade”

NYT: Conservatives Raise Questions About (Obama's pick) OSHA Nominee

A-1 agrees to settle for OSHA, paying $474,000 in penalties

Palo Alto managers talk of joining Teamsters

In Wash. state, farm workers push for unionization

A Democratic Civil War? Grassroots Groups, Blogs Fight to Keep Public Option Alive

Officer admits stealing funds from police union

NLRB Rules Against Massey Energy

IBEW, AT&T iron out three-year contract

AT&T Reaches Deal With 7,000 Legacy Workers Under CWA Union

UAW workers happy with new six-year Deere contract

US continues to lag far behind others in broadband speed

Swift fires more drivers in union dispute

Minnesota AFL-CIO Focused On Electing A Pro-Worker Governor

UPDATE 2: Ford Canada labor talks aim to cut $16/hr gap

Concert photography...something new for me. 56K warning

Herschel scans hidden Milky Way (BBC)

Earth’s Hum helping to map its interior

Superheavy Element 114 Finally Re-created

Benefits of the Space Program: Work On the SOFC to Reduce CO2 Using Electricity

VIDEO: Fry Finds "Funniest Ever" Mating Ritual

I read Judy Shepard's book yesterday

The American Gotterdammerung

Tight Budgets Lead to 'Recession Hair' -- At-Home Hair Styling Is a Sign of the Economic Times

Another interview with Clif High (of Half-Past Human):

Full Moon October 4, 2009

Is Drunvalo Melchizedek a right winger?

Health Care LTTE with a bite.

Elderberry flavonoids bind to and prevent H1N1 infection in vitro

Technique can pinpoint tinnitus (BBC)

There May Be a God, But It Really Doesn't Matter Anymore

Pulitzer Prize Winning Chris Hedges on Atheism and How We Should Beware..

Dan Pink on the surprising science of motivation - good talking points re: merit pay

I just put a cut up lemon and some herbs inside a chicken.

Asian Pasta Sauces---anyone have recipes?

Today's Muffin Recipe.

Trail of E. Coli Shows Flaws in Inspection of Ground Beef

I am going to miss Summer

Sunday Kitchen! Got a Real Late Start Edition.

Today will be my first attempt at Indian Food.

Savory Bread Pudding.

When a cake recipe calls for "heavy cream" does that mean whip cream?

Although Jesus is quoted in the gospels as saying "I want mercy, not sacrifice"...

BCCI, The Dirtiest Bank of All (Time article)

Truthers and debunkers alike.....

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