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Archives: November 22, 2009

Oooooo Enzi trying really hard to sound scary.

Thank you for my star!!

Online petitions -Cali education system

What do you see the endgame for health insurance reform as being?

Signer of Manhattan Declaration wanted to jail gays and lesbians

CNN is covering the Health Care goings-ons; MSBNC? Teens Gone Wild. Sigh. nt

So here we go.....they're starting 5 minutes early......

Just heard Landrau and Nelson listed in the ayes

Its moving forward.. We got 60.

Student attacked with metal pipe said school administrators did nothing to help

I have a suggestion for a national media homework project for EVERYONE.

To whatever kind stranger donated in my name...

Plague or Plan? Ukraine's mystery disease 'burns out lungs'

Roll call, to find out who's the missing R that left them with 39? Edit: It's Voinovich (R-OH)

Anybody who thinks they control Palin better think again.

Osama Binladin's son wants UN job!

Anyone else had this hate filled email sent to them - Obama & a USPS Muslim oriented stamp? Scary!

Did George Voinovich just take his top off?

Some states already poised to opt out of government-run public health plan

Poll Question: We live in a:

Was there actually a chance that we wouldn't get the 60 we needed today?

Its official, 60-39 - The Healthcare bill moves forward in the Senate

Photo of Palin at Fort Bragg book signing...and guess who is in the front row?

"What is the Heritability of Being an A-hole?"

T-Rex vs Christian Fish - where can I get one?

Digital map reveals Israeli archaeology

I hate to ask but why does the healthcare bill cost nearly 900b?

Harry's giving them hell !

Harry's giving them hell !

The Disuniting Of America

CSPAN2 is awesome. They allow f-bombs on BookTV.

Man guilty of scaring elderly woman to death - Given Life Sentence


Going Rogue......but nobody cares.

Frank Rich:The Pit Bull in the China Shop

Sixty ta Thirtty Nine .....

Which conservative... uh... fantasy do you wish was actually true?

Why Republicans Are Wrong on Health Care!

McConnell says Repubs need 6 weeks before they vote against the bill.

VIDEO: Progression of unemployment in the USA

Holy VP! Al Gore is on SNL!

"I'm just a patsy"!

NY Times article on lawsuits over factually inaccurate ads by rival companies

Romania presidential election polls set to open

A Saturday night shout to our brother, Kef!!!

Whoever you are, Anonymous, I oughta spank you...

Two Party System

Harry Reid Wins for Now!

What's the best way t leave the country un-noticed by sailboat for points south?

This is why I love being a democrat

Can you name a book club that's devoted to just one book?

Grovelbot Appreciation Thread

Mixed Feelings at Healthcare's Procedural Vote

Teabaggers Translated

'The Lost JFK Tapes: The Assassination' takes viewers back to 1963

Breibart to AG Holder: Investigate ACORN "or else"

Family Gathering

Apple Haters and smoker haters. Pick a side!!!

Berlin wants no part in potential 9/11 execution

The Bill of Rights... if teabaggers got their hands on it

Report: Leaked UK documents show Iraq war chaos

Senator Lamar Alexander calls Medicaid a "Medical Ghetto"

Army tapes reveal motive in Iraq prisoner killings

What's the rest of the story with Senator Voinovich??

Accountability? VA Undersecretary Stepping Down.

Florida's jobless rate rises -- again

Smoking Near Apple Computers Creates Biohazard, Voids Warranty

The news is making me ill this morning

1,500 Uninsured Arkansans Line Up For A Free Health Care Clinic

Detroit Metro Times: ACORN fights back

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza targets

So what happened with Liebermann?

Blanche Lincoln's website says she supports the public option

Young Girl Makes a Wish to Help the Hungry

Army relents, will allow media at Fort Bragg 'book event'

Any DUers watching Mitch the chinless on CSpan 1

Congress considers expanding Cobra subsidy

Best SNL trailer ever - from the mind of Keith Olbermann

If LBJ could get the civil rights act through a Congress, Obama should be able to get HCR done

Harry Reid should have an email for everyone to contact him not just Nevadians!

Hello you remember me?

San Francisco Chronicle: State budget crisis may be harder to solve this time

Shoe Drive Helps Homeless Across The Nation

Shoe Drive Helps Homeless Across The Nation

A Call From Senator Kennedy’s Widow-“She believes that Ted was watching,” Mr. Reid told Mr. Dodd."

Glenn Beck: “I am developing a 100 year plan”.

"medical ghetto" -Lamar's 21st century "welfare checks in Cadillacs"

On the use of "soft" and "strong" in politics, a guide for progressives

Thousands line up for free Thanksgiving groceries near downtown Los Angeles

They were roommates?

Thousands to Protest “School of the Assassins” at Ft. Benning (Democracy Now)

The Pit Bull in the China Shop-By FRANK RICH

Glenn Beck Has A ‘Plan’ To Sell Books With March On Washington On The Anniversary Of MLK Speech

Pitts of Stupak-Pitts is Running Scared (PA-16)!

i thought it was impossible to lose anymore respect for john mccain

Ever wonder why Tony Blair was so hot to trot to support US warmongers?

Making the status quo sacrosanct is why American Healthcare reform is doomed to eventual failure

Bishop Bans Rep. Kennedy From Receiving Communion For Being Pro-Choice

Stepford-like Palin clones descend on book signing event

E-mail from Rep Alan (Captain Cojones) Grayson: MESSAGE TO SEN REID:

Schumer: Public option can pass

Scorched Australia

How Relocalization Worked

Public Option Myths

An actual US export- sand (from NC) to the desert (Dubai golf course)

A Deranged Huckster Has Some Products For You

"We'll quit!"

"We've never run out of it"

Question.. is Slate Magazine conservative or progressive, left or right leaning? Thanks.

abc's 'this week' roundtable features liz cheney....

Durbin, Feinstein rally for public option

Using a third party to co-opt the Democratic Party from the inside. The rise of the Green Dogs.

Using a third party to co-opt the Democratic Party from the inside. The rise of the Green Dogs.

Quick thank you for my anonymous Star donor

Nelson might not back next step for health bill

San Bernardino County GOP works to recapture its mojo - (Warning Graphic Photo)

Sen. Brown: Centrists should not 'dictate' future of public option

MarketWatch: Delinquencies, foreclosures break record

OC Register Celebrates R.C. Hoiles - "Tax Funded, Government Controlled Schools ...Are Immoral"

If they kill the public option, they need to open Medicare to the people who would have qualified

Terrorist Agitators - a toon

Republican terrorists 'widening attacks across Northern Ireland'

So Glenn Beck is holding "Education Camps". His motivation?

Lafayette County, MO GOP supports armed revolution

The old man looked each of his children in the face, one at a time, before speaking.

Coke and confiscation

Salon - Ben Nelson (D-NE) has "serious problems" with healthcare bill, might not support next step

Bimbo Orrin Hatch proclaims Europeans are becoming less Europeanized (ref: healthcare)

illegitimate rip off companies & dishonest people

What can I do to help Palin win the GOP nomination for '12?

Detainees at Camp in Iraq Use Favre To Tease Wisconsin Soldiers

SNL: "In 2012, Planet Earth is Going Rogue"

Sheryl Crow takes up cause of wild horses in West

Insurance company: Smiling in a photo means you don't have depression, so get back to work!

SNL opening ..... (faux) Hu Jintao to (faux) Obama:

What a Wonderful World: An Allegory

I was gay bashed 2 nights ago.

"BASTERDS!" [sic] So many misspelled FR freakouts!

Activist Judges, Bars & Guns

Tamils risk all to flee Sri Lanka

Playbook for the Senate Health Care Debate

just evicted tenant

Note To Google

60 votes....Why?

Saw Tucker Carlson on C-span this morning and he

My Wife Is Brilliant! Christmas and Healthcare on The Table.

Goldman Sachs’s Tax Rate Drops to 1%, or $14 Million

Caption this!

Home builders group files Chapter 11

Oral Diabetes Drug Metformin and Risk For Vitamin B12 Deficiency

To that special DU member who donated a star to MadMaddie (Me)!!

Ten tremendious lies

There are so many things that trouble me about this H ins reform

health care reform: the long view

The Nation: Palin as the Church Lady

Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord!

Praise the Lord!

Caption these pics of Sen. Lieberman and Sen. Durbin

ABC/WaPo: Layoffs Take Heavy Emotional Toll

"Post an opinion or write a snobbish reply here" thread

"Post an opinion or write a snobbish reply here" thread

Sending your child away

Beck hawks his book in Children's Dept at Tampa Border's Books

Google has what Palin needs. Lookie:

Let's clarify the term CLOTURE.

Went to see 'New Moon" with my sisters yesterday.....

If you were immortal, would you take a greater interest in geology?

Democrats Focus on G.O.P. Senators From Maine

Sarah Palin on Afghanistan, You Have to be Kidding Me!

Sushi DNA Tests Reveal Fraud

America Between Morality and Imperialism in Afghanistan


on PBS now: Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making Us Sick?

Liz Cheney Warns Against “Walking Away” from Afghanistan (though that's what her dad did)

Palin gave birth to Trig 5 weeks prematurely?

What happened to the Palin/Beck video from SNL here? Or anywhere?

Cities find the fine print is costing millions

Is $200,000 a year an excessive income? (Reprise)

Could Tony Blair be charged with false statements to parliament?

Desperate U.S. retailers seek holiday season rescue

55 uninterrupted minutes of Barbara Ehrenreich's visit w/Bob McChesney today - listen link

55 uninterrupted minutes of Barbara Ehrenreich's visit w/Bob McChesney today - listen link

Research help: Where was McCain?

With these new revelations about the Iraq War being planned in 2002 coming out

For all those dreading going to your Thanksgiving dinner with conservative relatives

9/11 Defendants Want Platform For Views, Will Plead Not Guilty: Lawyer

On this Day

Giving thanks for the Kennedy Brothers...

Gobal Warming proceeding faster than predicted. This is a ride nobody is gonna enjoy.

Beck's 100 year plan for America

Why aren't Congresspersons put under oath when in-session?

Please catch Unnatural Causes on PBS

Forget Fair and Balanced, I think it's time for

How many Sarah Palin books did Newsmax purchase ??

As a demonstration of our good faith and our hopes for a meaningful bipartisan approach to

HuffPo: "Public Anger Growing That Fed Bailed Out Wall St But Not Main St"

Democrats defend Geithner on news shows this morning.

A freeper rant classic

I'm fed up of reading posts that Dems will lose in 2010

60 Minutes tonight - The Cost of Dying

Carly Failorina mentions the Virginia and Jersey

Oh joy! Oh rapture!

Rare Charles Darwin Book Found On Toilet Bookshelf - AP

Glenn Beck whines about smaller government? The baby would whine if...

An Underground that lives in the shadow of a Free Republic?

I paid $30 for two short local calls from a pay phone yesterday

Elizabeth Warren for President (Matt Taibbi)

On now PBS: The American Experience - The Kennedies.

When is MSNBC going to dump Chris Matthews?

Bernie Sanders: 'My Vote For The Final Bill Is By No Means Guaranteed'

The War Stampede

Report: Patrick Kennedy barred from communion by bishop

Who from history best compares with Sarah Palin?

Beck as Dr Frank-N-Furter revealing another SECRET PLAN, his 100 yrs reich

Bart Stupak WILL face a primary challange

Iraq report: Secret papers reveal blunders and concealment

BBC Business Daily: The Future of Economics

Its going to be a rough day on the Deer around here tomorrow

Look at all those conservative books in the NYTimes top 10 - ALL BULKED SALES!!!

DU a poll: Do you agree with Sen. Nelson's decision to vote for proceeding with the health care deba

Hawaii’s Beaches Face Grim Future

Who's up for just being grateful this week?

The faulty math of the Senate

Hilarious Sunday Dental Thread, courtesy: The Onion

FDR: The Economic Bill of Rights

How do you feel about the 2010 elections?

MN. Teachers need to be Re-Educated to gain licensure?

Bishop Tobin Responds To Kennedy

Canadian woman loses benefits over Facebook photo

True or False? Corporate/Monoplistic competition = genteel gang warfare

"The turkeys are hitting the ground like sacks of wet cement!"

On 60 Minutes tonight - The Cost of Dying

Surprise surprise! Something I heard on tv that upset me.

Bullets, threat found at Fort Benning


You agree to assume debt with a credit card company at a fixed APR of 9%.

Avoiding The NeoCon's 50 Year War Plan

Please consider a Tofurkey this season

KKK rallies before LSU-Ole Miss game

Treasure trove of history found at SugarHouse site - from 3,500 yrs. ago

Get Fuzzy toon- subtle dig at Palin?

Oppose The Government/Corporate Take Over Of Healthcare! Say No To Big Business/Government!

Britain's new Internet law -- as bad as everyone's been saying

Average season of "24" has 12 torture scenes...

Shock doctrine: Public schools may not look the same next fall

I worry about Glenn Beck. Yes, I know most of you don't

Pa. nuke plant event - 100 workers contaminated

Why do you think so many people in the US are against health care reform?

If you could start again, would you make a different decision regarding college?

This is why Sarah Palin is so dangerous:

Canadian woman fights insurance giant after benefits cut over Facebook photos

Should We Replace Our Current Universal Single Payer System With The HCR Bills Being Considered?

Maureen Dowd hits the Obama/Palin nail on the head

Damn right I'm a socialist.

Mandate without ROBUST Public Option (no opt out) is a tax payable to corporations

Is anyone else sick unto death of hearing the half dozen Senate Blue Dogs referred to as

I heard on the News on NPR that they had "extended the ban on pre-existing conditions

As Washington Talks Iraq Withdrawal, the Pentagon Builds Up Bases in the Region

Who's the GOP sh*twich that's been pushing the "ACORN and SEIU Stole the Election" BS???

This Health Bill will cost Dem seats

We almost can store solar energy for when the sun doesn't shine--Daniel G. Nocera, MIT Professor

Celebrities lead charge against Scientology; Hollywood figures quit 'rip-off' church

Obama is a Nazi, Socialist, Communist,

Is the Senate GOP caucus a Taliban front ?

The Green Party is....

Thank God Jack Kennedy was President way back when.

(Cancer) Screening Debate Reveals Culture Clash in Medicine

I am writing an artice on Should HR Use Facebook to Screen Gen Yers?

Smiling on Facebook costs Canadian her insurance

Glenn Beck to have convention on education at University of Central Florida.

This is Why You're Fat

Today I was prevented from saving a life

You know what's worst about terrorists having trial? It's that much of what they will say is true.

If you contracted the H1N1 flu virus, would you go to work while contagious?

Iraqi refugees move to Mich. despite poor economy

Do you support socialism as defined...

Action: How to bring down an auto dealership? One word: Birther

m$nbc reporting that the palin book is 'sold out' ... really?

If an author wants heirs to destroy any partially completed work on his death

Keith Olbermann. What a smart guy regarding HCR.

"I don't want to pay for insurance for people who don't work."

Is $200,000.00 an excessive income?

Easy to install solar panel roof shingles-from Dow Chemical Company, coming in 2010

The Hypocrisy of Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin

USA Today: Ex-FBI agent who witnessed JFK's autopsy: "I don't buy the single-bullet theory"

McChrystal to Obama: Fogh You;

Melissa - Raped!

Why does CNN have these teeny bopper pundits on?

Time to cheer up DainBramaged -

What The Cheney Family Fears The Most...

46 years ago today in Dallas

Both House and Senate versions of "Insurance Care Reform" actively harm poor and working Americans.

~~~ November Photo Contest Prelim Round, Thread 3 ~~~

~~~ November Photo Contest Prelim Round, Thread 2 ~~~

~~~ November Photo Contest Prelim Round, Thread 1 ~~~

World Healh Organization Now Says Swine Flu Has Already Peaked In Much Of U.S.

My Great Fabulous Gay Uncle- R.I.P

Breaking News: Martha Stewart Declares Bankruptcy

What do you think about this youtube vid?

The Green channel is going to play An Inconvenient Truth at 8pm

For my Birthday, hubby gave me a record player with USB to connect and record to CD

I cannot get motivated to clean this house

So many years I've seen the first snow fall on the 21st of November

For my Birthday, hubby gave me a record player with USB to connect and record to CD

The Temptations-just my imagination

Has this happened to you before? If so, how did you handle it? n/t

Temptations lovers...which era was better Ruffin or Edwards?

I still know Latin

Is it any wonder that I reject you first? YouTube: David Bowie - Fame (the original video)

YouTube: Namie Amuro, "How To Be A Girl" (JPOP)

Saw a report on local TV a few minutes ago Sarah

There hasn't been a good Lounge war in quite a while

YouTube: "She is a avalanche, She is the thunder, She is the waves, And she pulls me under" (U2)

I feel bad for LSU close to a miracle comeback.

Boris Garcia

Know what I never get tired of?

I have yet to learn that the mere extent of a literary work has anything to do with its merit.

Which cousin was the most annoying?

Know what I get tired of?

Loose Ends - Zagora

Amazing, how some things never get old:

49'ers, do they have a chance against Green Bay today?

For my Birthday, hubby gave me a record player with USB to connect and record to CD

“Those who can make you believe absurdities, can make you commit atrocities.” --Voltaire

I'm sorry its medically impossible for a robot and a washing machine to have a baby.

For my Birthday, hubby gave me a record player with USB to connect and record to CD

The optimist sees the glass half full. The pessimist sees the glass half empty.

Levi's Playgirl photos have been leaked on. But by whom?

Top movies based on the number of tickets sold

Hello you remember me?

Ladies: Who, in your opinion, makes the best jeans/corduroys?

Mission accomplished!

YouTube: The "Double Trio" edition of King Crimson, "Red" LIVE

Happy Birthday, BuelahWitch!

Commercial and Cartoon Characters Coloring Books (RetroReprints)

Children given gender-neutral names

I'm watching The Changeling on IFC . Some thoughts.

Do you normally say 'nation' or 'country'?

Gluten free beer...just tried Redbridge

Best Version of Summertime Blues

THANK YOU FOR THE STAR. No reply necessary.

I'm in trouble. Can this be? At my age, (67) I don't see how. BUT...

Aurora Borealis: Something I'd like to see one of these days.

Its getting too serious in here

PSA!! Reputable company has website offering new desktop computers for $50!!!

Why the hell do I keep watching Children of Men over and over again every few months?

Bummed graduate student...

YouTube - Miho Nakayama, "Sekaiju No Dare Yori Kitto" ("More than Anyone in the World")

Do spoilers bother you?

Duraflame logs...YUCK!!!!

Chi Coltrane - Thunder and lightning 1973

YouTube: Izumi Sakai (ZARD), "Makenaide" ("Don't Give Up")

YouTube: Noriko Sakai's version of "Sekaiju No Dare Yori Kitto" ("More than Anyone in the World")

My cousin committed suicide last night. WTF?

Drunken Movie Sunday (part deux)

My profound question for the day

Amii Stewart - Knock on Wood

I have been to the dentist three times in the last 15 years

"Post an opinion or write a snobbish reply here" thread


Sam Adams Boston Ale

Atlanta Rhythm Section - Imaginary Lover

Take Tylenol PM? Generic Tylenol PM?


YouTube: Richard Berry...who wrote "Louie Louie"... performs it live, 11/17/89

I visited an historic cemetery in Maryland today near my home, and am unexpectedly haunted.

Parents of elementary school-age children:

The Cleaning Cubans

YouTube: "Black roses and Hail Marys can't bring back what's taken from me..." (The Offspring)

No sarcasm smilie or did I miss it?

Advice that never goes bad

Inspired by Passing Fair.....if you get a gift you don't you fake it?

Worst holiday gifts you ever received.

!!!!! This couldn't be any more true in my house....

YouTube: Dream Theater, "Pull Me Under," Live in Seoul 2006

This is what Narwhals look like when you take them out of the water.

Post your LFP here.


'Curb Your Enthusiasm' season finale tonight on HBO

Went to see 'New Moon" with my sisters yesterday.....

I'm off to bed, but here's something to enjoy, some classical music:

Charles De Gaulle Appreciation Thread

night all

And what would you like Santa to bring you this year

Who gives you the best gifts?

Netflix suggestions

I bought my first ever laptop a few weeks ago.

Missing from home. Wife and dog.

Why would anyone put high heels on a 3 year old?

The award for Best Comic Strip Cat goes to...

Julia Lousie Dreyfuss is the only Seinfeld cast member who has aged well

i loved it. screw the critics

More names. What are some of the more unusual names in your family tree?

YouTube: Chuck Berry, "Johnny B Goode," live 1958

Favorite Victorian architectural style?

Rat Face is on the desk with her nose in my (now her) glass of

What's your favorite Vampire Movie?

I asked my nephew: "WHAT? Did you . . . ?"

I asked my nephew: "WHAT? Did you . . . ?"

Your daily aawwwwww

T-minus 4 days till Turkey Family Fun Fest. What's your poison?

I bought a flannel shirt... I feel like I'm 15 again

Stupidest Nativity scene you've seen this year?

*********** Happy birthday, RICHARDO!!! ***********

Your Favorite Prime-Time Variety Show? (and add to my list)

YouTube Video about an Autistic Alaskan Scientist

Is biolumeninscence in North Atlantic rare?

The latest Star Trek Movie- A rant (spoiler alert)

A serious question about two-headed conjoined twins

oh NO

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Robot Ferret Edition

What's the most embarrassing film you've watched with your parents?

Photo contest time again in GD. Come vote! :^)

** Post your most HORRIBLE gift ideas **

As Wall Street Posts Record Profits and US Hunger Rate Grows, “Where Is the Community Organizer?"

Historic health care legislation moves forward for debate in the Senate.

MSNBC is now covering the Senate and dicussing the vote nt

NY-19: Ball's Out

Please educate me.

President Obama drives 'em nuts again: His response to the Senate vote today, FORE!

Gibbs: President Is "Gratified" By Senate Vote

The GOAL is to now a get a bill through. It needs to be an ADVANCE, and NOT the whole war just now.

"Palin: 2012" - a Saturday Night Live Digital Short

A Word on Behalf of Sarah Palin

Boys given female names

When Lincoln and Lieberman

Shall we Proceed? - Official Senate Watch Thread

Reid: "Sen. Schumer is working with Sen Landrieu to find a PO all Dems can agree on."

Offensive T shirt at Cafepress.

Offensive T shirt at Cafepress.


Multiple offensive targets on this one.

Another offensive t shirt


obscene bumper sticker.

obama/hitler t shirt

Palin:The Pit Bull in the China Shop ..why she is dangerous..

Threatening violence, I believe.

I am willing to risk my account being banned for saying, this, but there are two...

Shouldn't Cafe Press be named an "insurgent" organization? nt

HCAN: "It's a Shame Not a Single Republican" Voted To Allow Debate


Offensive Psalm 109 water bottle at cafepress.

Fox News rolls wrong video of Palin crowds (Surprise! Surprise!)

BREAKING NEWS: Senate Democrats win key vote to begin debate on health bill.

deleted post/duplicate

How does Healthcare Reform Bill get to reconciliation? Anyone know??

Sen. Brown: Centrists should not 'dictate' future of public option

The NYT isn't a complete lost cause: at least it still has Bob Herbert & Frank Rich

The Placeholder Presidency of Barack Obama: "At a time of significant peril Obama will not act"

So, is it true , that the HCR Bill only needs 51 votes next time it's voted on after debate is over?

How does Healthcare Reform Bill get to reconciliation? Anyone know??

We "Obamabots" need to form Voltron and start on the 2010 elections, beginning by celebrating here!

39 pieces of shit are paid with my tax money to be the party of NO!

Palin: The Right begins to regret that Sarah even exists.

wall street rich own usa

So.. Whats the lastest on Newsy

Obama Tsunami

I doubt that the "public option" will pass with any healthcare bill.

The mind boggles

What if this were the retirement debate? What would be the rational position?

If they don't want to cut Medicare fine - let's cut the defense budget by 10%

Remember, DU, Michael Moore, Kucinich and Big Ed don't like these Bills!! We must destroy them!!!!

Obama = John Connor?!

Huckabee --

Krugman: Interest rates - the phantom menace (re: "surprising and damaging deficit squeamishness")

Senator Sherrod Brown: Obama economic team has 'turned a corner'

Talking points on HR 3962 with some comparisons to the Senate (Reid) bill in bold.

About Polling Numbers (A rake is useless if you are combing your hair with it.)

A Milestone In the Health Care Journey

I love Pres. Obama to death

This USA Today poll regarding HCR needs a bump

whats happening to gallup? 48 today... i am worried.

The public option ain't what it used to be

Lieberman's excuses (lies) for opposing a public option

Andrew Sullivan: Health Care Amnesia

This bill says it will cover 94% under the age of 65....who are the 6%?

White House: Gitmo transfers mean jobs

Time to kill this version of a Public Option?

Over $864 billion for a "public option" that will cover less than 1.5% of the population

For you, what is the role of "chemistry" in dating?

Clinton tried to do Health Care from the top down with a democratic majority.. and lost

Democrats only need 50 votes to pass a bill on the floor. No more bad deals.

Dalai Lama says Obama not soft on China (AP)

Which 5 pro-public option senators will have to vote to strip the public option?

HCR requires congresscritters give up their current coverage and participate in the exchange

The Corp. Media's Propaganda against Progressive Ideals; What are we doing about it?

Poll: Public shifting blame for recession

I think many of us here would do well to remember that "politics is the art of the possible".

Anyone know how many people are denied coverage due to pre-existing....

What a Wonderful World: An Allegory

Senator Bennet's excellent response to CNN John King's question

Dumbass Watch: Kay Bailey Hutchison Edition

"FREEDOM" Republican Style

Greenwald: Why isn't Lieberman's lying being reported?

JFK: November 22, 1963. My recollection...

Biden says Senate handed Obama a big victory

Clinton vs Obama approval....eery

Dick Durbin: Moments Ago

A Call From Senator Kennedy’s Widow - "Teddy's watching."

Guardian (UK): The former British police officer who wants to bring down Barack Obama

CO Bennet: Shows spine, will vote on HCR even if that means loosing job.

So Now It's This Photo That Will Define Obama Presidency

Feeding America: Obama Admin Likes Farm to School ... (updated)

Dems’ health plan would limit immigrant aid

Smiling on Facebook costs Canadian her insurance

Schumer: Public option can pass

Australian troops using hard drugs in Afghanistan, Iraq

Nelson might not back next step for health bill

Study: Scavengers Big and Small Dwell in Deep Sea

Suspected Colombian paramilitary leader Magaly Moreno captured in Venezuela

Iraqi refugees move to Mich. despite poor economy

Get tough on smoking ban, residents say

Study: Scavengers Big and Small Dwell in Deep Sea

Tamils risk all to flee Sri Lanka

Cities find the fine print is costing millions

Historic health care bill clears Senate hurdle

Chavez says destruction of walking bridges to Colombia 'routine'

Japan admits secret pact: reports

400-pound car bomb fails to detonate in Belfast

Thousands Demand Closure of Fort Benning's School of the Americas

Does anybody know if a credit card company can take your house...

Lawyer: 9/11 defendants want platform for views

Centrist Senators Say They Oppose Health Care Bill

Leaked documents reveal No 10 cover-up over Iraq invasion

Third day of fee protests at California universities

Venezuela seizes Colombia-linked paramilitary chief

Kennedy says RI bishop banned him from Communion

Top 14 Health Care Reform Provisions That Take Effect Immediately on January 1, 2010

Biden Seeks to Rally Base.

Marine who served the president was fond of JFK the man

Years later, thank you, President Kennedy

Remembering that fateful day in Dallas

Is America Finally Starting to Stand Up To Wall Street?

Matt Taibbi: Sarah Palin, WWE Star

Father Roy Bourgeois and SOA Watch Nominated for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize

Talking points on HR 3962 with some comparisons to the Senate (Reid) bill in bold.

Struggle heats up in California

US pours millions into anti-Taliban militias in Afghanistan

Scoundrel with Permission

Dealey Plaza visit evokes tragedy of Nov. 22, 1963 (Daily Breeze)

46 years later, local residents reflect on JFK assassination

Mass Mobilization to Shut Down the School of the Americas November 20-22

Palin wins by quitting while Granholm can't win for trying - Laura Berman, Detnews columnist

"...Bacevich describes a near future in which the US is in an almost constant state of war."

FBI probes police use of tazer on child

Littwin: Wolf man's billboard a Colorado weirdness successor to Ballon Boy

Who Knew I Was Not the Father?

Red Dog Squadron this is Red Dog 1- SALT report from the front lines of the War on Christmas

Regrouping Taliban May Widen War; not good for the investment climate

The public option ain't what it used to be

US Builds Up its Bases in Oil-Rich South America

"Forced Labour and Rape, the New Face of Slavery in America" by Paul Harris

Tippit's wife views car tribute to officer slain by Oswald

Assassination took our country away (DeNure | LaCrosse Tribune)

"15 Signs American Society Is Coming Apart at the Seams" by David DeGraw,

Get Out The Vote (1961)

Decisions That Shook The World (2004) - Full Documentary

Health Reform Bill Passes First Procedural Vote In Senate Gets 60 Votes!

Ted is Watching Over Us Reid to Dodd Back Pat & All Nothing is Sacred in this Race!

Free Health Care in Little Rock! CAN U HEAR US NOW BLANCHE?

Glenn Beck: We Should Be the Constitution Czar

My town SUCKS

BREAKING NEWS: Boy Finds Own Real-Life E.T. !! - Amazing Real Life Alien Encounter

Republican Sex Rehab

The Week In Cartoons 11/21/09

Thom confronts Rev.Thomas on the Christian bootcamp 'Spiritual Warfare' for Teenagers?

Raw Video: Policeman Vs. Kitty

Glenn Beck Meets the Dummies

SNL: Palin/Beck 2012 Disaster Movie Trailer Video! Watch it quick before it's gone!

Glenn Beck Announces 'Education Conventions' (Secretly Filmed By Media Matters @ BecKKK Rally)


The Teabaggers have made a movie about themselves!

Barbour: Palin Constitutionally qualified to be President, a lot brighter than she gets credit for

Sens. Chuck Schumer, Jon Kyl Square Off On Public Option

SNL Review: Honeymoon's Over

Republicans Won't Take Either Chamber in 2010

Media Matters: Glenn Beck's Alternate History of the Statue of Liberty

Young Turks: Utah Politician Outrageous Comments about Gays

Glenn Beck @ His Village Idiot Rally Announces He's Formed A "Shadow Cabinet"

Hilarious - Palin on Colbert, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson, Fallon & Kimmel

Mrs. Betty Bowers: Less is Mormon!

Rep. Debbie Schultz: Republicans "Politicizing Breast Cancer"!

The Negro Within Republicans - Part 1

Sen. Lamar Alexander's 'medical ghetto'

Sen. Michael Bennet: I'll Risk My Job To Vote For Health Reform

Young Turks: Texas Accidentally Bans All Marriage!!!

83,000 rural Tibetans in Lhasa have access to biogas

Greenland ice loss behind a sixth of sea-level rise

Massive air pollution over China ( pic)

World needs to prepare to cope with at least 3-4C rise

San Antonio CPS knew of higher Nuclear STP cost year ago

Is China eating America's lunch in regards to the green economy?

Do youknow how many calories there are in that sea lion you just ate?

Question for the other nuclear energy shills

Storing Renewable Energy in Boxes of Air

Approval near for PG&E deal with Solaren for space-based solar power

Global Warming proceeding faster than predicted. This is a ride nobody is going to enjoy.

Who is more obese?

How about those Huskers!!!


A lot of good games this morning

Mike Holmgren interested in meeting with Cleveland Browns

Whew! Thanks to the Dallas D and Nick Suisham, the Cowboys

Rough day in Cleveland today....

Les Miles to Notre Dame?

The JR Chess Report (November 22): World Cup Underway in Khanty Mansiysk

Parcells going to the Browns??

Idiot Ed Reed just cost the Ravens the game

Call Out Lanny Davis for his Lies in Support of Human Rights Abuses in Honduras

Honduran President Zelaya earns high marks for governance, U.S. agency scorecard shows

Chavez says destruction of walking bridges to Colombia 'routine'

Huffington Post: Time to Shut Down the School of Americas


Suspected Colombian paramilitary leader Magaly Moreno captured in Venezuela

The Bushwhacks in Mexico make first chess move to privatize Mexico's oil

"it’s the school of the upside down world-they call us the menacing aggressors"-Chavez, re Colombia

A Week Before “Elections” in Honduras, Mass Candidate Resignations, More Censorship and Repression

Thousands Demand Closure of Fort Benning's School of the Americas Launches the Most Powerful Petition Tool on the Web

Honduran military tells mayors to turn over names & addresses of all resistance leaders!

Magbana has 9 new articles on HondurasOye.

Chavez has a 62% approval rating!

Palestinian nun takes step toward sainthood

The New York Mets and the business of terrorism

The Mofaz plan—state now, ask questions later

Abbas Would Beat Haniyeh in Palestinian Ballot

Report: Iran 'bought' Solomon Island vote against Israel

Israeli aircraft strike Gaza targets

Gaza water unfit for human consumption: Palestinians

PCHR Weekly Report: 1 child killed, 6 civilians wounded by Israeli forces this week

The tears of Douchebags flow as the slide continues.......

Golden burglar makes himself at home in victim's shorts

Armed robbery leads to shoot out, suspect killed

Man shot, killed during Bessemer robbery attempt

Police identify 20-year-old man killed during robbery try in Wilmington

Don't miss MachoSkeet at the link below.

Food for thought...

Attorney General Eric Holder still talking gun registration?...

Activist Judges, Bars & Guns

NRA wants gun question dropped for adoptive parents

Update on Robbery Death on Hayward Drive

Today in Labor History Nov 22 3 killed Bogalusa, Ala as they attempt to assist an African-American

Today in Labor History Nov 21, 6 IWW miners killed in the Columbine Massacre

Critical email costs secretary her job (fired by Omaha Police Union)

still life with oxidation

Slowed down a bit - but still enjoying myself

Black, White, and Sepia

Steel Web.

New here, first post, advice & hints welcome

Girlie Cat

Man defends doorbell, shoots kid

1000 people evacuated after Colombia volcano erupts

The Brain Humanity's Other Basic Instinct: Math

Dark galaxy crashing into the Milky Way

Study: Scavengers Big and Small Dwell in Deep Sea

NGC 253 big picture of a nearby galaxy

Baffling boxy bulge

~~~ November Prelims are now up on GD ~~~

75 degrees, no wind, and sunshine

Belle de Jour: On science and prostitution

Is anyone using an extended zoom type camera?

Bonding with an Android: the 'LG Eve' at first blush.

Report: Homosexuality no factor in abusive priests

Want a copy of the Inspec. General report on AIG bailout?

Oh Oh:$160 billion of retirement savings are invested in commercial real estate.

The Fireburn Team

Birthday Celebration for southerncrone: Come One Come ALL

A Thanksgiving offer

Daily habits: Patterns affect Movement affects Patterns...

Pink Glove Dance

Roger Schank’s Top 10 Mistakes in Education

Duncan talks eloquently and kids lose

A fourth Rapture prediction.

Thomas Jefferson on Christianity and Religion

My experience with NYT 5-min bread...

Appliance hell

Seeking advice: Convection oven or microwave?