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Archives: November 16, 2009

*knock knock* hello? is this thing on?

Take Rep. Kevin Brady's (Wingnut-TX) "2009 National Issues Survey"!

Obama Hobbled in Fight Against Global Warming

So, did Glenn Beck explain "white culture" to his studio audience of African Americans?

US Army orders Arlington inquiry (BBC)

Over here watching Obama's visit to China, you know another reason I hate CNN?

Pentagon bars release of photos allegedly showing detainee abuse

Russia's Putin wins respect at hip-hop party. Ok.....Sure, why not.

Why I do it

Bill Belichick is a Moron

Does anyone still rely on Consumer Reports for purchasing?

Film Documents Mormon Role In Gay Marriage Debate

In Arizona, a laboratory for charter schools yields mixed results

Drug Makers Jack Prices in Face of Health Care Reform

U.S. plans for end of Guantánamo prison camps

Big Pharma's shakedown tactics

Wow, you will be able to carry guns in outhouses in national parks...

The Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino debacle in Las Vegas is underwater - literally and figuratively

The Cosmopolitan Resort & Casino debacle in Las Vegas is underwater - literally and figuratively

Bors nails it again

Nora O'Donnell sounds like Einstein compared with

AP-Stanford Health Care Poll

Seems like every time a Dem says he wants the death penalty for those responsible for 9/11 ...

C-Span to Show David Swanson Book Event on Cable and Online Sunday Nov. 22nd 7:45 a.m. ET

Mitch McConnell Embraces Dithering On Reform

Alaska fights to reverse polar bear listing

Republicans heading for a spectacular bloodbath in Florida

I Just sent an email with confidential information to the wrong recipient.

Beware of a lightweight selling a heavy book

television viewers see as many as 16 hours of prescription drug advertisements each year

LA Times: For Obama judicial nominees, confirmation is slow process

The Onion: Lou Dobbs Leaves CNN

Now a conspiracy about monkeys and fish

A sample of morning "news" -- jeeez.

Lieberman's strangle hold fantastic mission...We need to stay vigilant. (Toon)

If we close down Guantanamo....

Sarah Palin is the Fun House Mirror of the T-Bagging Base

Palin on Oprah

"Palin writes about [...] her love of books."

Note to MSNBC.com: Your top of page, expanding, flash ads are ANNOYING

LA Times: Schwarzenegger quietly quashed effort to improve commuter rails

Maybe this is a little off the beaten path but enjoy anyway

Instead of tort reform

Money Trickles North as Mexicans Help Relatives

Palin Accuses AP Of Doing "Opposition Research" In Fact Check of Book

AP: Dozens Of Gitmo Detainees Getting Day In Court - "Evidentiary Record Is Surprisingly Bare"

Not the Onion: Local dogs take their revenge on Michael Vick

What is your reaction to "Foreclosure of the Day?"

What is your reaction to "Foreclosure of the Day?"

Nation's largest publisher of GLBT newspapers (Wash Blade, Southern Voice) shuts down

How reputation could save the Earth

How reputation could save the Earth

BPA At Work Raised Risk Of Impotence, Sexual Problems

The AMA Steps Into the 20th Century

Anyone had experience with A COURSE IN MIRACLES?

My most excellent encounter with 2 Fundie lawyers.

I love the onion

Is Chicago about to privatize water?

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation Deficit Increases

Washington Post opposes health care reforms

Publicly funded political campaigns or more power to big $$ donor/donor groups?

Notes From Bagram Prison (Renamed Parwan)

DONATE TODAY ~~ THE FUND IS PLANNED PARENTHOOD

Storm Waves Hits Britain's coast

What was Ratigan just apologizing to Palin about?

What was Ratigan just apologizing to Palin about?

In House, Many Spoke With One Voice: Lobbyists’

The Catholic Church plays victim, again

The Catholic Church plays victim, again

Scuffle Ensues when Neo-Nazis Unfurl Hitler Flag at Tea Party Rally

TeaBagger candidate, running on law-and-order platform arrested on drug charges

MoveOn: Over 5,000 Medical Pros Have Called On AMA To Ditch US Chamber

Why wasn't the NYT's David Brooks honest about Sarah Palin 2008?

RW radio host had previously made racist remarks

Military Testing 'Ink Spot' Strategy in Afghanistan

Man in Santa Claus parade faces impaired driving charges...

Health insurers could be allowed to bypass some key "reforms". Senate bills provide loopholes

Laura Bush doesn't like when her husband is blamed for everything

CNN paid Lou Dobbs $8 million to quit

They Forgot

We need a massive reform movement in this country.

CNN so desperate, it gave DOBBS $8M to go VAMONOS.

Victim In Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck

It's time for Obama to speak to Al Jazeera

When is Todd Palin bio "Going Rogaine" coming out?

Why President Obama Went To China

Another gem of an LTTE to the place I work from a deslusional RWer

Crazy idea I had for countering a pro life rally

Sarah Palin: a great leader who deserved to be a heartbeat away from the U.S. Presidency?

A couple simple questions for Sen Tom Colburn-(R OK)

A couple simple questions for Sen Tom Colburn-(R OK)

Dr. No's Disregard For Wounded Vets

Carrie Prejean, Porn Star? Vivid Has the Sex Tapes and Wants to Distribute Them

"Rogue"

Monday TOONS, part 1: Dobbs-ian

Glen Greenwald is tearing Pataki a new one

The Lloyd's Prayer

Excerpt of Palin's book leaked to DU!!!

The Assassination (By Leak) of Greg Craig

Ed Shultz's Seattle Town Hall Meeting being broadcast right now...

On "Going Rogue" and other GOP tomes - how can you fact check books based on belief systems?

On "Going Rogue" and other GOP tomes - how can you fact check books based on belief systems?

On "Going Rogue" and other GOP tomes - how can you fact check books based on belief systems?

First marijuana "coffee shop" opens in Portland Oregon

Generation X Grows Antsy in Job Market

AP Poll: Americans fret over health overhaul costs

Teabaggers are flooding craigslist political pages with their crap

For Obama's judicial nominees, confirmation is a slow process

Mother Jones: Senate Bill Would Allow "Mentally Incapacitated" Vets to Buy Guns

Conservatives Barr, Keene, & Norquist have teamed up to urge the Gitmo detainees be taken to the U.S

New climate change study is controversial

Mystery of the dying budgies: Dozens birds drop off their perches in front of judges

In post-Bush 'murca, Bob Schieffer worries that NY 9/11 trials will "turn into a propaganda show."

In post-Bush 'murca, Bob Schieffer worries that NY 9/11 trials will "turn into a propaganda show."

DU has a milestone...150k registered users-

Speaker Pelosi comments on Afghanistan

The Stupid Virus

Report: More Americans going hungry

Does Palin mention the "prank" call from Sarkozy in her book?

Space Shuttle Liftoff in 9 minutes.

Times are bad, Grovelbot has had to resort to drastic measures.

The Detroit News: Health insurance customers face big premium increases

Alternatives for the U.S. in Afghanistan?

Palin's Noxious Ghostwriter - by Max Blumenthal

Congressional hearings BEFORE Pres. Obama makes his Afghanistan decision?

NYT: Drug Makers Raise Prices in Face of Health Care Reform

Did I hear correctly: Stephanie Miller is moving to NYC?

President Obama in China: 'terrorist networks like al Qaeda' are 'greatest threat to U.S. security'

Prejean: The Bible doesn't prohibit breast implants

Time-lapse collapse...

Lifesaver Captain Sullenberger 121st Grand Marshal

Congress should be made to wear...

Three conservative leaders support transfer of Gitmo detainees to Illinois

"birther" and "teabagger" were Oxford word of the year finalists

So, I'm actually having a breakthrough with a right-winger....

Why don't we have a "Win A Date With Grovelbot" raffle?

American Experience video of the CCC's in the 1930's

Girl in prostitution-kid case found dead

Why do Americans Hate America?.....Palin extremely unpopular amongst the masses

Just saw Palin's book on sale at walmart for $8 when pre-ordering (with free shipping)

Could we consider ditching the deal White House and Baucus cut with Big Pharma?

Really?

Utah rock art canyon up for historic designation

More "Rogue" lies: Palin endorsed hunting wolves from helicopters..."which Alaska hunters don't do"

Does anyone have the PDF for the Stimulus Package bill, complete with amendments and riders?

Beck's Guest List Included White Supremacists, Other Extremists

on oprah, palin admits to the only skeleton in her closet.

what do we all think about Hlillary and Sarah having coffee?

If the media doesn't report on Palin...this tour will be a bust.

Overall, the Democratic Party is...

So, KKKarl, was kissing and holding hands so much better than bowing?

another serious medical marijuana question

here's what's going on at the grass roots level...this is what we're up against in tennessee

I call shenanigan's on the whole Palin phenomenon

10-Year-Old, Won't Pledge Allegiance To A Country That Discriminates Against Gays (VIDEO)

Swedish Internet Traffic Recovers After Initial IPRED Scare

14 percent of Americans short of food

Gay Teen Decapitated, Dismembered and Burned in Puerto Rico

Gaddafi throws a very strange party in Rome.

FDR: The first hundred days

Veterans to Obama: Do Not Escalate in Afghanistan (video)

GOP Amendment Allows ‘Mentally Incapacitated’ Vets to Buy Guns

Oklahoma doctor held in death of son, 9

Oh, if we only had a president who respected protocol....

Palin Says She is Looking Forward to Reading Her Book

Los Angeles Times: More Americans feel economic pinch in their stomachs

Shep Smith: I Regret "Lack Of Balance" Apology -

Drillers seek Scotch lost in Antarctica in 1909

'UNPRECEDENTED', Except For All The Other Times

Immigration can be good for the economy

Palin says presidency "not on my radar screen" (translation: she's running in 2012)

James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles- Acorn "sting" videos.

Tweety is so hard to listen to...

Tea Party Leader: “Liberal Blogs” Messed Up Plans for Effigy Burning Over Health Care Reform

Hate Crimes Against LGBT-Americans and Jews Rose In California in 2008

Americans want KSM tried in military court"

Dobb's Nightmare

I think Danny Pearls father had a good point today

The Fifty-Year War - The Nation

Liberal Elitism? No. Some People Are, Sadly, Stupid

"Why would the bible lie?" - Um.....HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

I say Single Payer for all Pet's.

Serious medical marijuana question:

live blogging watching Oprah and Palin LOL

Retired Military Chaplains Announce Support For Repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

SEIU Leads Protest Against Goldman’s So-Called ‘God’s Work’

The owners need their wages cut, they're making the US uncompetitive.

FDR papers to become public soon

O’Reilly warns of a coming ‘tax revolt’: ‘Pelosi will be bobbing up and down in the Boston Harbor.’

Retired Military Chaplains Announce Support For Repealing Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

Tweety is about to make me throw up and my mother dropped an F-Bomb on me

Leonid Meteor Shower 2009, peak tonight

Come celebrate "Loony Month" at the B&N, Orlando FL

Mark Shields misses having a "Manly Man" in the White House

Court (SCOTUS) turns down student over religious speech

Besides Obama, Liberals, Muslims, and minorities, what doesn't get a bad rap according to righties?

Dollar just had a heart attack:

Morons at FDL Compare Obama to Herbert Hoover

Report details billions lost in Medicare fraud

Task force opposes routine mammograms for women age 40-49

CNN paid Lou Dobbs $8 million to quit.

Skinner's relationship with some of his deputies doesn't end with the close of the workday.

A Monday Morning Freeper Greeting

New Delaware statewide poll shows Democrat Beau Biden leading Rep Mike Castle

Fed unveil new rules on gift cards

Fed unveil new rules on gift cards

Let's Say Thanks

Quick drug companies, jack those prices up even more.

prisons michigan or Illinois?

Holder dials back his commitment to pushing ban on assault weapons

Because I am miserable misguided unhappy person---oh--and a baby killer.....

KOs about to give a report on the Free Clinic in NOLA

By far the best book and greatest literary achievement by a political figure in my lifetime"

"Buy Going Rogue: An American Life and get Catastrophe at an additional 5% off."

Who is the bigger problem for their party?

‘Teabagger’ was an Oxford Word of the Year finalist.

NYC terrorist trials will endanger us ---

Area Man Passionate Defender Of What He Imagines Constitution To Be

Obama is coming to my town

Poll: 70% think Palin is unqualified to be president - 67% say Hillary is qualified to be president

How Would One Caption THIS ???

Congress' Health Care Debate: Many spoke w/ 1 voice: Lobbyists:

Before There Was A Bubble, We Had A Bubble

Only the NY Post Headline -Welcome to NY- Now Die- Next stop is hell

NY Fed: The Recovery Sputtered In October

Is anyone else all a titter about Palin's book coming out?

Is anyone else all a titter about Palin's book coming out?

Obama: Fire Rahm and get a real " Bull dog" like Ed Shultz

In White House, do pictures tell a story?

Pages cut from HS yearbook due to "inappropriate" pictures of shirtless basketball players

Dupe, pls. delete.

Is "Tea Parties" the PC version of "Tea Baggers" as they originally called themselves?

Unfortunate Pairing

Australia 'sorry' for child abuse

Factchecking Sarah Palin

Florida Democratic hopeful says she favors gay adoption

Hey DU: Please DU this poll to help Alan Grayson!

Hey DU: Please DU this poll to help Alan Grayson!

Yakima County republicans support the reelection of pro-equality legislator

IT pay stagnates, workforce grows restless

Hunters not amused by (Pawlenty) shoot-and-run

Ah jeez, Louise. Ron Christie is on Ed

Biggest seller tomorrow (new releases) ?

The Boy or Girl Question

Recession intensifies GenX discontent at work

Lugar defends Hamilton as judicial pick

My suspicion is that during Bush's last meeting with the Pope, they hatched

"Only Nixon can go to China" ?

Monday Toons, Part 3: Health debates and other issues.

BTW, your prez is selling the fuck out right now

Judge won't back down on 'birther' Taitz's $20,000 fine, interest accrues

"Green Zone"

Palin Seems to Misrepresent Timeline on Daughter's Pregnancy

The American Family Assn's color-coded "Naughty or Nice" list: Companies that love or hate Xmas

Jim Webb joins Lamar Alexander on a bill that would double nuclear power

***ALERT*** Hey, apartment dwellers --

Oil 'polluting South Sudan water'

Libyan Leader Hands out Korans to Hundreds of Italian Beauties

cnn.com ....Will Illinois prison become 'Gitmo North'?

My congrats to NADER (no apology) for his slapdown on O'LOOFAH 11-11-09

This Modern World-Republicans aren't dithering on healthcare-They just want to consider every option

Uninsured ER patients twice as likely to die

This guy gets my vote for worst "running for Congress" website ever

A very bad argument for male supremacy

Schieffer on Palin: No Future in Politics

So now the Radical Rightwing Fringe, (i.e., mainstream Republicans) are pissing and moaning

Sen. Sherrod Brown on Rachel Maddow: 'I'm Certain Stupak Language Will Not Be In Final Bill'

The future of universities?

Found a drug store that I hate more than Medco

Dementia patient care criticised

The new flipping: short sales

Cigna won't allow my friend to go into hospital with swine flu.

Cigna won't allow my friend to go into hospital with swine flu.

Cigna won't allow my friend to go into hospital with swine flu.

Relentless Worsening In Commercial Real Estate Delinquencies

Shuddafuccup!!!!

U.S. goofs up the Afghan election

McCaskill asks: Is GOP out to end states' rights when it comes to regulating insurance?

AOL Spinoff Valuation Is Only ~$3.2 Billion

Scenes from a Fundie Church - The Undertaker

Guess What: The Next Housing Bubble Is Already Underway

Politics of Burka and Niqab Heat Up in Canada

Politics of Burka and Niqab Heat Up in Canada

Wouldn't it be fun if some DU'er came out of the woodwork with the copyright to the word "FREEPER"

Detroit Metro Times: Acorn fights back

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

America’s First Cannabis Cafe Open

The Rude Pundit: Rudy Giuliani and Republicans Are Goddamned Cowards

Who needs a star?

Linguists study Palin speech patterns

Obama and Jan Tao on MSNBC now

Apparently, today is "Unintentionally-Revealing Comments Day" on MSNBC

Btw, is YouTube messing up again? I'm having trouble with both

My favorite response to "We have the best health insurance in the world" idiots...

What a Roomful of Republican Biotech-Paid Whores Looks Like

Yay!! Harkin is going to do as I wanted - 24 hour a day sessions if needed!!!!

Zambia 'porn' reporter acquitted

Wow! My college friend is getting ready to be on the Daily Show.

Is Posing Nude Considered Porn? Sarah Palin Thinks So.

It's only Monday and I've already reached Palin overload.

Pfizer to Kelo and to New London, CT: never mind

Hundreds attend vigil outside of LIEberman's home in Connecticut

Stars lined up for new audio Bible - 79 CDs

Judy Biggert (R-Stupid) talks of "The Boston Manicure."

Foreclosure.....

Nouriel Roubini: "If you are unemployed, you'd better hunker down. The jobs just aren't coming back"

Oh wow! The NRA has a wine club!

GOP hypocrites filibuster judicial nominee

GOP hypocrites filibuster judicial nominee

Sen. Webb - Wrong on Detainee Trials

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Bowing Hour!

freeclinics.us overwhelmed

I watched the Palin interview. What it revealed to me is that she was and has always been handled

Do you have a relative that is/was a Holocaust survivor?

For Some Smokers, Even Home Is Off Limits

What they fear is H5N1

Major retailers reportedly selling Palin's Going Rogue below cost

Workers with Stockholm Syndrome*

Palin accuses the AP of doing 'opposition research' in fact check

Man, I LOVE this toon!

CONs are CONS are CONS

Saturday Town Hall - America is dying due to ignorance & brainwashing

Arrest at Walmart leads to charges of racism

Who is the Democrat's "Sarah Palin"?

Afghans' 'Bravest Woman' Calls on U.S. to Leave

A preview of Grovelbot's memoirs: Going Bot:

Housing Starts and Vacant Units: No "V" Shaped Recovery

As Palin's beliefs become known, TWO(2) Things are Happening Simultaneously... LINK

Gay Teen Decapitated, Dismembered and Burned in Puerto Rico

Planned Parenthood is the first charity - how f'n cool is that!!!

Crazy idea I had for countering a pro life rally

LOCAL PAPER SCRAPS LEFT-LEANING POLL RESULTS

Hmmm.. notice anything different in this movie poster?

You knew it would happen, RIGHT?

Our recent uninsured health care experience (dialup warning, unpleasant image warning.)

Our recent uninsured health care experience (dialup warning, unpleasant image warning.)

"Change the fuckin' channel.....please."

National Geographic Photographer Meets Deadly Leopard Seal - MUST SEE!

The list of 9/11-era pols shitting their pants over a KSM trial is growing...

"Average IQ" of the US estimated at 98 - tied for 17th place, right after Mongolia.

Why are so many of the GOP heterosexual male leaders such wimpy looking men? Sarah Palin knows why.

Airbus Parent EADS Reports Heavy Losses (Victim of the Weak Dollar)

It's humerous to watch Pawlenty appeasing the tea party base

Despite all the questions asked about Sarah Palin, her interviews, her book, her ceaseless spouting

Should the alleged 9/11 terrorists be tried in NYC?

Big Pharm Continues the Mafia Drug Scam: Raising Prices Before Reform Passes

Olbermann showing video of this weekend's free clinic in New Orleans. The video could have been ....

American Wages Out of Line?

Is this how the "government" hope to save healthcare costs, telling women not to have mamograms?

Bart Stupak Lied at Midnight Friday and then He Lied All Day Saturday

I'm filling out a job application, when I come across this:

I can't believe I am not the only one who doesn't give a shit about Palin

Who here uses Vonage phone service

Standing with the poor is not "Ideological Purity" - Why Class Matters PART 3

Ice Age Froze Europe In Months

Unless we come up with a coherent media strategy to counter the Repuke message machine

i propose a toast and a qet well quick to H2O Man

Just curious. How much per month do you spend on food?

Our Dad...

Federal prison for Gitmo in Illinois--Manzullo opposes

On September 27th I recommended people stock up on gold... I was laughed at

Monday Toons, Part 2 : the giant sucking sound

Wanna fix the economy and protect the planet?

U.S. politician promotes home ownership in settlements

Elizabeth Warren On NOW: "And Frankly, At That Point, We're All Just Working For The Big Banks"

on the free clinics

on the free clinics

Caption Sarah? You betcha!

Levi Johnston is an asshole.

"We LOVE your insurance!"

The Millionaires' Surcharge - one GREAT thing about H.R. 3962

"You have GOT to be kidding me . . ." (A conservative view of the DU fund drive)

Jim Wallis speaks of "hysterical comments from the Left this week"

OpenLeft: Bayh, Conrad, Feinstein, Lieberman and Warner form national suicide pact

"She's decided against treatment. A reasonable decision under the circumstances."

Senate Bill Would Allow "Mentally Incapacitated" Vets to Buy Guns

Signature Drive Launched For 'Repeal Prop 8' 2010 Ballot Measure

Escalation Would Make One-Year Pentagon Budget Almost As Big as Entire 10-Year Health Bill

Cancer scientist reveals secret life as a prostitute

U.S. is doing no good in Afghanistan-"Mothers Ready To Sell Children-Because They Cannot Feed Them"

Oprah had to "remind" Palin that Obama was protecting her children when he said kids are off limits

Rabbi to Joe Lieberman: “Do not stand idly by the blood of your neighbors” - FireDogLake w/video

Palin To Vegans: "If God had not intended for us to eat animals, how come He made them out of meat?"

Women in 40s advised against routine annual mammograms

I don't have the luxury of standing on my principles by not shopping at Walmart...

Just got back from 1812.

Just got back from 2009.

NO MORE CRY!!!

YouTube: Mr. Children, "Namonaki Shi" (song from end credits of Emi Wakui J-drama "Pure")

YouTube: My Little Lover, "Animal Life"

YouTube, Seiko Matsuda - "Taisetsu na Anata"

YouTube: Miki Imai, "Pride" (listen to this one, it's really a beautiful song)...

This is me NOT posting on any GD threads about anyone who may soon be in my food chain.

Golly! Wang Chung reunited this year!

Which do you like better?

There is NOTHING more fun than bringing in a serial killer or a pedophile.

OK I am very confused as to what happened at the Pats - Colts game.

I had a dream . . .

Just got back fron 2028

Ooooooo!!!! I've got a consignment being held at customs!!!

Good morning Lounge

Hmmm, my roomate has a fever, is coughing up blood and has been in bed for two days.

Knock Knock joke for grammar Nazis....

Crap. My sister had an armed home invasion in the night.

Just got back from the year 2525.

Sad in DC today

Lycia, Turkey - The Photo/Video

A cartoon hadn't made me actually laugh out loud in a long time:

Ow

oh

"...diced pork, end gut stewed in vinegar & pork blood..."

I nominate WillBowden to kill Graywarrior's thread that never dies.

Man in Santa Claus parade faces impaired driving charges...

Any one ever go to Three Rivers?

Has anybody else been annoyed by somebody who plays Devil's Advocate a lot?!1

I am a Proud New Owner of a Bra, Sweet!

So, don't hesitate, la-di-dah, 'cause your love just won't wait

My daughter's Christmas present

iPhone users - favorite apps!

Most delicious nut (of the non-testicle variety).

So, tell me about your Android... Phone that is...

Like, yeah

At what point do post milestones not matter to you?

The Yahoo! logo is NOT a Rick Roll.

Do you ever worry when you kill a thread?

So, how do you guys know if an email was written to you or if it's Memorex?

For those of us who despise the Indianapolis NFL Franchise, never pin your hopes on Bill Belichick.

Anyone in Suffolk County?

I'm entering a dessert contest - making my mom's Prune Spice Cake

**********Crim Son Appreciation Thread**********

When someone else gives your own answer in a post before you do, what do you do?

Leopard Seal encounter - X-post from GD + Narwal sighting

I just took a two hour nap.

A Question for Dog Owners

A dogs tale....

So is anyone watching the Oprah thing?

Omen? A crow almost dropped a carrot on my head.

Omen? A crow almost dropped a carrot on my head.

Movie Characters you'd like to see "What they are doing today"

Sarah Palin coming to Alabama. Books-A-Million

I just took a two hour run.

YouTube - Nanase Aikawa, "Ima Demo" again, five years later (2002)

More JPOP on YouTube - Hitomi, "Love Angel"

YouTube - Seiko Matsuda, "Kitto Matta Aeru"

I'm massivley dope.

YouTube - Seiko Matsuda, "Watashi Dake No Tenshi ~Angel~"

Mommy! Mommy! Look at what I won in the claw machine!

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I am ill with something other than H1N1.

They don't make em like they used to!

Space Battleship Yamato: Rebirth Japanese Trailers Online

'Till things are brighter, I'm the Man In Black.

Most malicious nut (non-testicle variety)

I Just sent an email with confidential information to the wrong recipient.

YouTube - One of my ALL-TIME favorite JPOP songs...Nanase Aikawa, "Ima Demo"

Can a man still retest a popsicle in the produce aisle?

Springsteen to Detroit: "Hello, Ohio!" (it is Ohio State-Michigan week too *OUCH* )

I just became a DU subscriber for the first time!

I'm a little drunk

Is there a problem with GD? I get an error message.

?

When applying for a new job...

When applying for a new job...

When applying for a new job...

Daisuki da yo (I love you)

Oh geez! I just got my first chain text message...

I am hooked on this: Imogen Heap - "Just For Now"

I had forgotten about the "Curse" until tonight and then it came up on TV.

Free Online Pregnancy Test

Can a man still reproduce with only one testicle?

Meteor Alert!

Some people know how to liven up a wedding.

Did the Mayans happen to mention a specific date? I'm trying to book some travel plans.

Update: giant television is hanging on the wall.

I didn't know this - Mini Me has a sex tape!

A rare pic of Tippy the Tortie

I could do that if I wanted to.

Latest winter toy...are we really THIS lazy?

You know what the fuck is going to happen, right?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/16/09

Humanity reaches its potential--- Bacon wrapped Turkey

Here's A Test For You (repeat)

So how would you deal with having friends who are so obvioulsy

When the Alien Lizard Warriors invade the Earth in 2015, how will you react?

I am going to make beer can turkey for Thanksgiving, never cooked a turkey that way before.

Recommended: Masterpiece Mystery - Collision.

My Wifes car just burst into flames.

Lefty why don't you just return the DVDs?

of the top 30 grossing films of this decade, 28 were remakes

oh great. at the doggie er. so strange

Former Miss California Carrie Prejean: The Bible doesn't prohibit breast implants

A few key points for Bruce Springsteen:

I say Single Payer for all Pet's.

Should there be an "End Times" forum on DU?

Obama did not bow to Emperor Hirohito

Browser Survey

Edward Woodward has died

Wookin Pa Nub

The prisoner remake - I'm liking it. Who's with me? Different story, interesting

Dunno if this has been asked before, but would Ned Flanders be a teabagger?

Was this cool or not?

When will YOU donate to DU?

So they aired Stephen King's "Misery" back to back from 8PM to midnight the other night

PJ Harvey & Thom Yorke-This Mess We're In

So...my PSA blood test came back at 4.23.

Dexter non sequitur (**with spoilers**)

Do YOU feel like you're tied to the Whippin' Post?

I'd become a vegetarian if...

I bought this little device today from Radio Shack that lets me see through your pc into your room

This is my last poem for the workshop I'm taking...

Hello - this is my 30,000th post here on DU

I HATE LEAF BLOWERS

I just took a two hour Hun.

People here have such short memories.

Obama Pushes Rights With Chinese Students (NYT)

The Cheney Cocoon

NYT: Drug Makers Raise Prices 9.3% in 2009 (after PhRMA's Tauzin gave Obama gloomy forecast)

what should we expect of our politicians regarding promises

Obama to China: Uncensored society is healthy

Not a mention on CNN.com or MSNBC.com about President Obama greeting Emperor Hirohito....

Will trade policy ever be fixed in our lifetime, or is "the fix" in -- permanently?

In 2012... The Democrats will be hooting at the Repubs

Obama = Hoover? Seriously?

Ex-U.S. Attorney Weighs Governor Bid In Wyoming

Davis trying to pay down debt, considering another 1st District run

(Maine)Crowded field of 21 hopefuls vying to be state’s next governor

CBS news actress goads Laura Bush into accusing Obama

Chamber of Commerce plans to buy a "respected economist" to kill health care reform.

Which would be the best idea for a jobs program?

Harkin-Senate will work weekends to pass health bill by Christmas.

Interesting and in depth profile of SoS Clinton from Vogue Magazine

Support Sara Palin for President.

Sen. Charles Grassley still popular despite political hubbub, according to Iowa Poll

All they have is silliness.

Look who else is attacking Obama on his "bow"--FAUX NEWS

First Lady in CO today - Michelle Obama touts youth mentoring in Denver

TPM: Beau Biden Ahead of Republican Mike Castle in Delaware Senate Race

A Wake Up Call on Jobs

Free! The UnOfficial Sarah Palin Hype Machine Desktop Screen

Teabaggers Call Off Plans To Burn Democrats In Effigy

David Brooks: Palin is a joke

Schakowsky endorses Giannoulias

Did anyone else just catch O'Reilly asking Lou Dobbs "Is Obama the Devil?"

Did anyone else just catch O'Reilly asking Lou Dobbs "Is Obama the Devil?"

DE-Sen: Biden Up 5 On Castle

President Obama will have a say on shirts for APEC meeting

"A prophet is not without honor save in his own country." (China townhall photos)

Jay Bookman has me choking with laughter: Is the IL GOP really that scared of mutant terrorists?

Jobs Program? How about a Clean Energy Conversion Corps?

Lou Dobbs Suggests Senate Run "On My Mind"

Wow! Republican Five Star General, Supreme Commander and President Eisenhower bowed before leaders?

AR-02: Snyder Narrowly Leads Griffin

Will the President sign health insurance legislation...

CNN Reporter Detained in China for Holding Anti-Obama T-Shirt

TPM: Prominent Conservatives Say Gitmo Detainees Would be Fine in IL Prison

Is no one speaking on the rampant racism in China?

REMINDER: Conservative economic policies caused this great recession

REMINDER: Conservative economic policies caused this great recession

Gov. Paterson: Terrorist shouldn't be tried in NY

****Wake Up!: POTUS and President Hu Press Briefing, Live!****

VIDEO: "Obama's New York" Walking Tour

Obama to visit Pennsylvania after jobs forum

Thank goodness the Bush Boy never bowed.

AP reviews Palin book. It's good (the review, not the book)!

It amazes me how easy these idiot republicans embrace nutjobs!

Vabby and the Frenchman....hmmm it should be a film.

Allen County Republican Party Chair believes Palin's future is unlimited.

Beck on health care: "We're the young girl saying 'no, no, help me,'...government is Roman Polanski"

White House Talking Points Declare Open War On U.S. Chamber

Why is the U.S. justice system adequate for Americans

PHOTOS: The First Lady in Denver

The Big News from the Retail Sales Report

Republicans are like the boy who cried wolf

Just in case anyone wondered why we've never tried to invade China......

Obama's Strongest Supporters Suffering the Most in Recession, While Elites Thrive by Bob Herbert

These Two Economic Stimulus Plans Could Pull Us Out Of "The Great Recession"

Nouriel Roubini Warning: The worst is yet to come unless bold stimulus action is undertaken now

Coleman the GOP's Favorite for Minnesota Governor

"First Lady Michelle Obama's Remarks on Healthcare Reform and Older Women"

Be the threadkiller. Win a star!

Gunmen in army uniforms kill 12 Iraqi villagers

Four arrested during terror raids (UK)

Report: Body of school board boss found in Chicago River

Right to Life leaders urge turnout at hospital forum

(UK) Officer 'abused Iraqi prisoners' (says only soldier convicted in death of Baha Mousa)

UN Atomic Inspectors Lose Confidence in Iran’s Truthfulness

Woman Falls Victim To Prank Sex Ad

China joins supercomputer elite

Slovenia Signs Up to South Stream (Russian Pipeline)

Post-Saddam Iraq demands right to nuclear power

Ted Haggard Draws Over 100 to Prayer Meeting

Utah rock art canyon up for historic designation

'Commanding officer Jorge Mendonca threatened to blow Iraqi prisoner's head off'

Obama pushes freedoms, open Internet in China

Environmentalists alarmed by Puerto Rico policies

Palin accuses the AP of doing 'opposition research' in fact check

Shaniya Davis ~~ Body Found is Missing Child

Drug firms raise prices in face of health reform

Police: Several (up to 9) shot, 1 killed in Valdosta, Ga.

School Chief Found Dead In River

russian opposition leader boris nemtsov arrested in moskow

AP Poll: Americans fret over health overhaul costs

Medical marijuana groups threaten to sue if L.A. bans sales

ABC News Exclusive: Obama Admin Slashed 60,000 Jobs From Recent Stimulus Report

Chicago school board chief's body found

Grassley (R-Ia) slips in Iowa voter poll

US reports largest mumps outbreak in 3 years

US reports largest mumps outbreak in 3 years

Harkin says Senate will work weekends this December on health

Nation's largest gay newspaper publisher closes

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 16

Bring US homeless in from the cold

Palin is great for the GOP, Giuliani says.

Child, 3, Taken From Hospital Found safe in Florida

Hoffman 'unconcedes' in N.Y.-23 House race

Hunger in U.S. at a 14-year high

Ahmadinejad says Western pressure empowers Iran

Da Silva hailed for slashing hunger

French 'hero' at centre of £10m theft surrenders

Ken Ober, ‘Remote Control’ Host, Is Dead

Judges order release of 30 from Gitmo

Internet effort launched to repeal Prop. 8 and legalize gay marriage

Bishops should be included in health-care debate, Cardinal says

Palin to Oprah: Levi Johnston Pursuing 'Porn' Career

Girl's body found in North Carolina, police say

Kuwaiti company that supplies U.S. military accused of fraud

El Salvador honors 6 Jesuits slain by army in 1989

Millions will have to repay part of tax credit

High Court rejects Indians' bid to declare Redskins name offensive

Brazil Calls on Obama to Start Dialogue with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

Study: Chemicals in plastic can make boys act more like girls

Canadian firm submits winning bid of $583,000 for (Pontiac) Silverdome

Colombia holds major export event in Miami

Uninsured ER patients twice as likely to die

Court turns down student over religious speech

Report: More Americans going hungry

Sarah Palin: I Was "Annoyed" by Katie Couric's Newspaper Question

For Some Smokers, Even Home Is Off Limits

Stop Annual Mammograms, Govt. Panel Tells Women Under 50

Are we missing the obvious concerning the promotion of Sarah Palin?

Officials: Major Hasan Sought "War Crimes" Prosecution of U.S. Soldiers

Pro-Cuba embargo money flows to lawmakers

In Pictures: President Obama's trip to Asia

Just the Facts, Ma'am

Obama to Send Leon From 'Curb' to Kickstart Middle East Peace Talks

Against Wall Street Greed, Prosecutors Are Striking Out

Obama Convinces Chinese Leaders They Have Nothing to Fear From 'Twitter'

E.J. Dionne: We Need a Civilian ‘ROTC'

Drug Makers Raise Prices in Face of Health Care Reform

In House, Many Spoke With One Voice: Lobbyists’

Shining Light on Roots of Terrorism

Sarah Palin's 'Going Rogue' to Be Excerpted in 'Readers InDigestable'

2012, Agree to Agree

Mistakes in Typography Grate the Purists

Chris Hedges: The New State Solution

America Is One Big Clunker and No Amount of Cash Will Buy Us a New One

Here's how the GOP plans to defeat health care reform

Rudy Giuliani: KSM Should Be Tried Like an 'Animal'

Khalid Sheik Mohammed and You

Why This Wisconsin City is the Best Place to DIe

Global village moves to U.S. campuses

The one thing depleting faster than oil is the credibility of those measuring it

I'm not saying anything...

Fox News's faux news

Sarah Palin, plain boring

Bring US homeless in from the cold

Wall Street swine and the vaccine scandal

Right-wing Circular Firing Squad Aims at Sarah Palin

Blunt stands up for lobbyists: Republican exemplifies web of money, power dominating Washington

How Palin Could Win the 2012 GOP Nomination ( its their winner take all system

A Tribute to Yip Harburg: The Man Who Put the Rainbow in The Wizard of Oz & "Buddy Can you Spare Me

Carter defends his handling of Iran hostage crisis

A Florida Republican Becomes a Right-Wing Target

Sick Desert Storm vets denied benefits

Bring US homeless in from the cold

Guardian UK: Hate Obama? You may not be a racist. But you will be white

Local Currencies - Replacing Scarcity with Trust

Michelle Obama Plantin' Seeds (Watch'em Grow!)...

Capitol Hill Agenda: Nov. 16, 2009

Capitol Hill Agenda: Nov. 16, 2009

Unforgiven: Little Bill fails to appreciate English Bob's comments regarding HIS PRESIDENT

Activists bust up secret meeting with U.S. congressman, Arne Duncan, and other officials

Seymour Hersh "After 911 We All Just Fell In Line! We Didn't Ask The Right Questions"

'8 - The Mormon Proposition' Trailer

Seymour Hersh "After 911 We All Just Fell In Line! We Didn't Ask The Right Questions"

Anita Dunn Gives First Interview Since Announcing Resignation

Media Matters: Debunking Scarbough's False Claim Re: Trials Of Foreign Terror Suspects

Media Matters: Week in Review - November 13, 2009

TYT: Obama Caving in to Wall Street Again

TYT: Obama Caving in to Wall Street Again

TEA PARTY FAIL!: Sue Jeffers and Ruthie Hendrycks PUNK'D

Giuliani Supported 2006 Terror Trials, Now Does Right-Wing Reach-Around to Fearmonger Over KSM Trial

Charles Barkley Clowns On Sammy Sosa For Turning White

Obama's Brother Writes About Abusive Father

Obama Pushes for More Freedom in China

Healthcare Reform: The Unanswered Questions

Glenn Beck Confronts His Critics - Including South Park's Parody

Glenn Beck Confronts His Critics - Including South Park's Parody

Dylan Ratigan: Compelling Case For Leaving Afghanistan w/Jeremy Scahill

President Obama's younger half-brother steps into the spotlight

The Huge Mistake - Climate Change Solutions 2009

Bill Maher: Vaccination: A Conversation Worth Having

Young Turks: Sarah Palin Says She Pitied Katie Couric

Spiders On Drugs

DSCC calls out Mark Kirk. . .funny commercial

Green Scroll Project in DC - World's Longest Cloth Petition - Human Righst 4 Iran

* Green Scroll Project in DC - Human Rights 4 Iran

Pledge of Allegiance roots come from National German Socalist Workers Party?

Doug Hoffman 'Un-Concedes' From NY-23 Special Election on the Glenn Beck Radio Show

Papantonio: Obama, China, and the Balance of Power

Dylan Ratigan and Jake Brewer (Sunlight Foundation) Discuss Lobbying

Teabaggers get pnq3d on immigration

Learn To Speak Teabag!

Palin to pimp her lie-filled, ghost-written POS memoir in Ft. Wayne on Thursday. USA! USA! USA! USA!

TYT In-Studio Interview: Matthew Hoh, Fmr Marine Corps Captain In Afghanistan

Glenn Beck= Racist

O'reilly: I don't care about the Constitution

Countdown: Keith Reads Out His Producers' Compelling Essay About The New Orleans Free Clinic

McCain "Staffer" Refutes Sarah Palin's Book - Funny

"The Death Of Conservatism" Panel Miami Book Fair pt. 1 - 7

Peak oil review - Nov 16

Drumbeat: November 16, 2009

Tuna body shies from fishing ban

China Coal Producers Advance Amid Deadly Snowstorms

Chavez asking Cubans to 'bomb clouds' amid drought

Russia's alternative pipeline route, bypassing EU's proposed Nabucco pipeline, one step closer.

Piaggio introduces 156 mpg high performance hybrid two wheeler..

Colin Campbell's Response to the Guardian IEA Reporting

Obama Hobbled in Fight Against Global Warming

Reindeer Herds In Trouble - Winter Lichens Increasingly Coated By Ice As Climate Breaks Down - AFP

At Least 38 Dead In China Blizzard - Some Regions Experiencing Worst Storm In 60 Years - AFP

Japanese Government Reviewing Funding For "Research" Whaling In Southern Ocean - ENS

10/09 - 2nd-Lowest Arctic Ice Extent For The Month In 30 Yrs. - Ice Still N. Of Svalbard, F.J. Land

Wettest October ever

By 11/1/09, 25% Of US Corn Crop In (5-Yr Av. 85%); 50% Of Soybeans (5-Yr Av. 71%) - Reuters

Nuclear energy high on Senate's climate agenda

Ray Mears: We'll struggle to survive climate change

Thor Heyerdahl, V. 2.0 - "Plastiki" - Recycled Plastic Catamaran - Sails To Spotlight Sea Garbage

Shell pushes for unfettered carbon trading markets

APEC Summit Leaders Vow "Ambitious Outcome" In Denmark, Abandon Any Climate Targets - BBC

More fallout from the Guardian's IEA story.

Record Highs Outpace Record Lows

10-Year-Old Who Refuses to Say 'Pledge of Allegiance' Until Gays Have Full Equality

Nuclear disposal put in doubt by recovered Swedish galleon

Can the AP1000 be easily made into a breeder? (anti-nuke derision not necessary)

Devon Energy Sells Interests In Once-Trumpeted Jack Field, Other GOM Assets - Reuters

ICCAT Ignores In-House Scientists' Advice To End All Bluefin Fishing - 13,500 Tons New Limit

The one thing depleting faster than oil is the credibility of those measuring it

The official Patsies suck harder than Monica thread

BELICHOKE

LOL---The Arm Chairs are out in full force this morning...

(Rookie)Jennings drops career-high 55 on slumping Warriors as Bucks hold on

Court rejects appeal over Redskins trademark

Stanford's Toby Gerhart should be the Heisman front runner

Gruden agrees to multiyear contract with ESPN

Tennessee dismisses two players charged in armed robbery

Dick Tomey to hang it up after the season

Marlins' Coghlan Rookie Winner in NL

An update on H20 MAN.

The NYT Mag piece that inspired a book that inspired a film, "The Blindside"

For all you Frog Dissers...

What team is hated more--- The Cowboys or the Patriots?

Is anyone else watching the Baltimore Browns vs. the Cleveland Browns?

A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A A

Owner of Titans Is Fined $250,000 for Crude Gesture

Belichick made the correct decision, according to AdvancedNFLStats.com

Belichek's goons take down NBC camerman

(set your TiVo's) only 6 days until the Browns-Lions game

Honduras Coup 2009 – Zelaya Letter to Obama: Walk the Talk

Honduras Resists: Grandma of the Resistance – “Only the people can save the people”

Mexico Plans Big Gulf Tourism Center Near Texas

Colombia holds major export event in Miami

El Salvador honors 6 Jesuits slain by army in 1989

Day 142 of HONDURAS COUP RESISTANCE – “ELECTION” TENSION MOUNTS ON THE STREETS OF TEGUCIGALPA

Da Silva hailed for slashing hunger

A Dangerous Time for Hondurans: Making the Coup “Stick” by Forcing a Vote

State Dept.’s Ian Kelly: Ain’t Nobody Gonna Be Answering Mel’s Letters and I Don’t Have to Explain W

Brazil Calls on Obama to Start Dialogue with Venezuela's Hugo Chavez

Bolivia's LEFTIST/SOCIALIST economic miracle...

Hamas: Declare Palestinian state from sea to river

Chris Hedges: The New State Solution

Why Holocaust Denial Is on the Rise in the Arab World (Truthout)

Palestinians warned over UN move

Netanyahu: No one to talk to on Palestinian side

Israel gaffe reveals 'Iran ship photos' were forged

Guess who is funding the rabbi who endorses killing gentile babies?

IDF troops hang sign at base: We won't evacuate settlers

Is tracking the illegal gun trade a waste of time?

The Hill: Holder dials back his commitment to pushing ban on assault weapons

Wow, you will be able to carry guns in outhouses in national parks...

AFP: Powerless Danish government calls for help on gang war

Boy Kills Bear That Wouldn't Leave Family's Front Porch

Today in Labor History 16 Nov 6 Jesuit priests, their housekeeper and her daughter were assassinated

LA-AFT Approves Resolution Protesting Afghan War

So it will be 5 years we have had this

So much talent!

A few shots from Halloween, a bit late.

who is going out to shoot meteors tonight?

When push comes to shove

Chain

In Memory of my brother Freimut -

Dropping in at UNCSchool of the Arts - to see my grandson's panel project

Atlantis launch this afternoon

First universal programmable quantum computer unveiled

Clearing Out the Brain's Inbox

Strong Meteor Shower Peaks Tuesday

Study finds a gene for empathy

An Idea Regarding the Function of Fingerprints...

Mystery 'dark flow' extends towards edge of universe

New Hampshire talk show host caught on video making homophobic remarks

Gay teen burned and decapitated in Puerto Rico

GLBT X-post Hate Crimes Against LGBT-Americans and Jews Rose In California in 2008

BREAKING: ENDA Postponed

The Money Man's Best Friend

Aha! I figured out why most people can't follow the golden rule:

Heads up re H20man !!

November: Rick Levine & Jeff Jawer

New Moon November 16, 2009

Pablo Amaringo

OT: Can you guys please educate me about AARP and Medicare/Medigap?

Another body blow -- I just don't know what to do

Conflicts of interest in science-based medicine

John Wesley and The Origins of the Natural Health Movement

whittemore institute questionnaire available- fibro/cfs/retrovirus research

Ketamine drug use 'harms memory'

Cigna won't allow my friend to go into hospital with swine flu.

Holy Mercury Batman! Re-examining the vaccine-autism controversy

Wait until 50 for mammograms?

Anyone had experience with A COURSE IN MIRACLES?

Ted Haggard Draws Over 100 to Prayer Meeting

Court affirms class-action lawsuit for former N.O. public school employees

In Arizona, a laboratory for charter schools yields mixed results

The Pope needs a miracle to land Christmas No. 1

"Why would the bible lie?" - Um.....HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

A "feel-good" label for "at-risk" kids?

gifts from the kitchen -- are you making any this year?

Holiday Baking: Let's talk candy!

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