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Archives: November 23, 2009

Health care fight swells lobbying

Hostility between British and American military leaders revealed

I just watched the end of a soccer game

Heroes of the economy: Paycuts prevented layoffs

Republicans Eye the Tiger of Populism

Time for full disclosure by retired military brass who advise the Pentagon & defense contractors

The FDA and only the FDA stands between gays and giving blood

any tax geniuses here?

Istanbul Opens World’s Largest Earthquake-Safe Building

Things That Don't Happen in America...

The Empower America by Taxing Millionaire Excess Act of 2010

Spinelessness in Action? CNN headline this morning re Dems and HCR -

Obey to Obama: 'There Ain't Going to Be Money for Nothing if We Pour It All Into Afghanistan'

A Bosnia-based organization is a global leader in the science of identifying human remains using DNA

Humans are funny squishy meatbags

I bet this company is going to be doing some hiring

NCSU approves tuition increase

New York To Tap Gaming Console Networks For Emergency Alerts

Is there a limit to the number of postings we can bookmark?

BOOKMARK! What's next - 13 more steps to passage of Health Care legislation.

Carrots and Sticks

Doctor shortage? easy solution at hand

I wish I could wave a magic wand and me and my family members would be

More Or Less Homeless People In Your Town

More Or Less Homeless People In Your Town

Et tu, Bernie?

You know the U.S. is in a recession when… (from the New Republic regarding immigration).

Let's visit this Thanksgiving Classic: Palin pardons one Turkey....

Day Care May Double TV Time For Young Children

Another month, another justification: Lieberman's Latest B.S. Excuse for Opposing Health Reform

Sirota: Why are our 'wise men' such idiots?

Andre Shepherd - deserter or Hero

Some Courts Raise Bar on Reading Employee Email

With all the uproar about a public option, the pukes wouldn't Even notice if we slipped Medical pot

Grocery store gimmicks and how to beat them

DKos' sunspark says: on the nature of memory 11/22//1963

Seattle right-wing talk radio host hired illegal immigrants, now fires 100 of them

Project binds Muslims to Americana

NEWSFLASH: Many working people aren't offered health insurance through their employers.

Break 'em up. Bernie Sanders' petition to Tim Geitner

Anybody else want to see Eliot Spitzer as Treasury Secretary?

Anybody else want to see Eliot Spitzer as Treasury Secretary?

Circulated around 1963 in the south in major cities.

Louisiana Purchase, my hiney! Let's shoot this one down forthrightly.

DKos' boatsie: Feeding America: Live from California: "Tag, You're It!"

Back in the USSA

Heroin Addicts Pressure President To Stay Course In Afghanistan

DKos' Sentinel: Christianity Versus Islam

4 US Service Members Die in Afghan Attacks

Why Do We Need 60 Votes Again?

"It's The Time Of The Season For Illegal Aliens" from TPM - repub election year tactics.

Americans of all political bents would just like to see some value for their tax dollars

Separated At Birth?!?! - Warning! Possible Evidence of Conservative In-breeding!

Healthcare and Political Liability

DKos' Valtin: Murder at Guantanamo?

To whoever donated my star-thank you!

It appears that my congressman does not read email. I just received

Scrooge Defended: A Christmas Tale to Warm the Cockles of a Republican Liquid Helium Pu..Err ..Heart

Remember Michael Connelly?

Monday TOONS, part 1: The usual suspects

Are you committing career suicide?


Time to change the filibuster rule

DU this Poll!!!

Having trouble with some websites this morning--formatting is off

We are all homeowners now!!! You just didn't know it....

UPS 2010 Rate Change Information (increases increases increases)

Karzai Refusing to Sign Ministers' Arrest Warrants

"THIS IS WHAT TORTURE IS" (with warning)

In 1963, JFK ordered a complete withdrawal from Vietnam

Costo is selling Going Rogue???!!!

To enforce the will of the majority Reid should use the Nuclear Option on HCR

Did the Administration ever go back

Exploitation leads people to support the exploiting class

Nick Turse, Out of Iraq, Into the Gulf (this report will make you ill)

Climate Chaos and Vagabond Icebergs

Have conservatives found their new Ronald Reagun in Palin??

Have conservatives found their new Ronald Reagun in Palin??

Bill Scher: The Insincerity Of The Public Option Haters

NY Times - Medicare and Health Care Reform Combined Result In 98 Percent Coverage

"Chamber Of Commerce Solicits Money For Economist Who Will Give Bad Review Of Health Care Bill"

E Soup Fake Oprah & Palin Interview

San Francisco-Oakland BayBridgeophobia

Joe Conason and Joe Scrborough were discussing the deficits this morning...

Children Re-Enact The First Thanksgiving

Republicans give their poor relatives Swiss Cheese for Thanksgiving

AHIP (Insurance Trade Group) Official Press Release - AHIP Attacks Senate Health Bill

Home sales rise to highest level in 2.5 years

Why is it the world can see through Sarah Palin? no wonder they are laughing..

Monday Toons, Part 2 : Making turkeys out of us

Back, and to the left. Back, and to the left. Back, and to the left. (Warning: graphic)

Microsoft, News Corp and Google

Monday Toons, Part 3: We have Health issues

Monday Toons, Part 4: War...and other light subjects

Could Palin Take Down President Obama in 2012?

I volunteered at an H1N1 immunization center this weekend...

Senate votes to move forward WITHOUT Stupak-Pitts language.

Author of 9/11 Commission Report: Don't Believe Us

Blue Dog Dennis Moore (KS 3rd district) not running for reelection

The War on Soy: . . . Health Risk and Environmental Nightmare

S.C. Governor faces 37 ethics charges

Here is the right-wing selfishness I'm dealing with.

Sanford is recruiting candidates to run in GOP primaries against the GOP sponsors of impeachment

Hacked E-Mail Is New Fodder for Climate Dispute

If you were a prosecutor in the Scott Roeder case, what would you say to take him down?

Study: Switchgrass Produces Biomass Efficiently (Agribiz looking for cheap alternative to corn feed)

Afghanistan War Strategy

If a person, screams, spams, thread-jacks and thread-stalks...

10 Year Old Will Phillips...and those Subversive Unitarians

Palinites go clone..

Freepers are inhuman.

China's New Relationship With The U.S.

Seeing Red Over Palin Parody (Going Rouge creating confusion)

Teabagger leader issues standard non-apology apology for saying family with health care horror...

Can China Help on Afghanistan?

Pa. nuke plant event update #1 - worrisome info

Wiley Drake: "I've stopped praying Obama's death, I now want him to be convicted of treason"

No negotiations with legislative kidnappers.

S.C. gov faces 37 ethics charges,Sanford broke state laws by using planes,

Hey DU friends...will you sign my birthday thread in the Lounge? Thanks:)

No more concessions on HCR: If Lieberman & Lincoln want to filibuster--Let them!

President Holding Afghanistan Meeting Tonight With McChrystal and Eikenberry

Glenn Beck's 100 Year Reich... er, Plan

Favorite Right-Wing Term That Has Nothing to do With Sex...

The British are laughing their asses off...

Does anyone have a current list of DLC & Blue Dog senators? DLC doesn't post members list anymore

Fundies up in arms over Obama's radical, pro-polygamy, FemiNazi EEOC choice

Digg this Question About "Fox Using Fake Footage" for Tomorrow's Digg Dialogg with FCC's Chairman

the credit card game

Mark Sanford hit with 37 ethics charges

Partisan bickering is so pathetic

Senate Bill Would Tax Cosmetic Surgery


Breitbart (ACORN tape guy) responds to critic by calling her...

Question :: How many Child Abusers did the Bishop publicly deny 'Holy Communion' ?

Red-Zone Scofflaw: This Time It was Schwarzenegger (gov parks in red zone)

RNC official resigns

RNC official resigns

Hugh and Series: Fox News really upset by ongoing Reign of Error

Hugh and Series: Fox News really upset by ongoing Reign of Error

NPR's "Talk of the Nation" health care debate = rationing vs. no rationing

Children in day care see a lot of TV

Pick the next rightwing best-seller! As Palin and Beck wander the countryside, looking for bucks,

The blow out state dinner- I think it's a boneheaded move

Americans Must Beware Commie Pinko Beck!

Senate looking to crack down on deceptive marketing ('bout damn time)

AARP, AMA launch joint ad campaign touting health bill

AARP, AMA launch joint ad campaign touting health bill

Olympic Shark Jumping. Caffery's CNN ??? - What can Obama learn from Palin?

Microsoft and News Corp Eye Web Pact

Anyone here from Western New York who remembers "blue snow"?

The RNC and its Chairman gives us a another belly laugh

Man Killed Puppy Before Steelers Game

Why the hell do Senate Dems fear a GOP filibuster?

Let me get this straight. One of the country's wedge issues has been hobbled by another wedge issue.

Chuck Todd and MSNBC First Read NAIL it on President Obama

My time on DU recently feels like that Smokey Robinson song "You've Really Got a Hold on Me"

LA Times: California budget's going to be dreadful

Tea partiers heckle woman whose daughter-in-law died because she didn’t have health insurance

Joe Scum is attempting to compare Going Rogue with

Joe Scum is attempting to compare Going Rogue with

So now it's fiscally conservative to oppose deficit reduction?

U.S. to announce target for cutting carbon emissions

WaPo: Support for legalizing marijuana grows rapidly around U.S.

List of people not allowed to take communion - this is priceless!!

Update: Work resumes at Three Mile Island after leak...

It’s Harry Reid’s Choice: Reconciliation = Majority Rule

U.S. Cities Crime Rankings - How's your city doing?

U.S. Cities Crime Rankings - How's your city doing?

Former ACORN official gets probation

I need some immediate help......PLEASE!

I need some immediate help......PLEASE!

I need some immediate help......PLEASE!

OPT OUT: Do you support the right for anyone to be able to OPT OUT of private insurance?

Could we please stop posting FALSE STORIES on DU?

Tea Baggers Laugh As Woman Describes Losing Her Daughter-in-Law and Unborn Grandchild


Did Utility and Nuclear Industry deliberately deceive public on price?

Who's this birther on Ed Shultz

Sarah Palin's book tour his NC's Fort Bragg (her dad calls Obama "scary")

August 28 - "Glenn Beck to hold March on Washington on anniversary of Dr. King's march"

Another California crisis: Unemployment fund facing $7.4 billion deficit

An RNC Purity Test?

Just when you thought you couldn't stand another post about Palin,

How big is the government's file on you? Jack Anderson's is over 2200 pages.

What Do You Get If You Put Palin/Beck/Dobbs Together? ....

In honor of Thanksgiving.......Turkeys !!!!

In the case of the man that was actually functioning for 23yrs in a coma..

Barrasso politicizes breast cancer

Howard Dean - House bill allows insurance companies to charge double for pre-existing conditions...

Howard Dean - House bill allows insurance companies to charge double for pre-existing conditions...

Press conference from CERN regarding start up and first collisions!

WARNING job hunters: scam/spam danger

McCain Blocks Federal Nominees Over Artificial Snow

McCain Blocks Federal Nominees Over Artificial Snow

McCain Blocks Federal Nominees Over Artificial Snow

DUers predict the ways in which

"Rich Irony" - What Psalms 109 is really about - (those who choose the verse have NO idea)

Laura Flanders: The Most Racist Sheriff in America's Worst Nightmare -- Meet Salvador Reza (Video)

Blanche Lincoln Could Face Primary Opponent Due to Health Care Opposition

Loofa! Loofa! Loofa!

Were you very young when JFK was assassinated, but you remember it?

DU Alert! Sign this Petition by Rep. Grayson!

As God as my witness, I thought Sarah Palin could fly

2.1 million drop-side Stork Craft cribs have been recalled

Ezra Klein: Hostage negotiation in the United States Senate

Richard Tisei, Openly Gay Republican, Picked for GOP Ticket in Mass. Gov.'s Race

Army Asks Palin Not To Speak At Fort Bragg

Kennedy dispute reveals a Catholic divide

New home sales increase by 23-26% in Northeast, South and Midwest

Freep historian....

96 hidden Palin threads since the 18th

Another mystery grave at Arlington

RISK (why the Dems must be willing to sacrifice it all for Healthcare Reform)

So local noozradio is reporting that Dou Lobbs is contemplating elective office

The Morals of Self-Described Patriots

"Obama is the next Idi Amin"

This year we give thanks that Bush is out of office.

I just can't stand it any more. Local news tonight in Raleigh -all Palin, all the news.

Microsoft plots to divide search results and content for users of the Internet. This is Bad! --->

“We have contractors that regularly see things that top policy-makers don’t unless they ask.”

5 Green Cities of the Future

This Modern World-An Important Message From-The Association of Right-Wing Bedwetters

Global Warming and Homeless Icebergs

Global Warming and Homeless Icebergs

On thanksgiving the traditional way

The Taliban of Afghanistan...

Former Insurance Company Executive: Health Insurers Stand Between Patients

Official Mark Sanford Theme Song Here!

Alcohol bans 'led to drinking paddocks'

A photo account of New York's 23rd congressional district

Marijuana is the foe, and after a century of battle, the weed is winning! (Hightower)

Bring soldiers home now, Canadian anti-war activists urge

oh me, oh my...

I always hate to post this, but...Tweety was GOOD tonight

Response to my RW sister on health care questions

Official: Reaction to Japan Bow Left Obama "Speechless"

ACLU sues for students to wear anti-Islam shirts

RW radio jerkoff hires "illegals"....

If anybody ADMITS: The terrarists won

Republican quicksand. How can you deal with a party that has no bottom?

Federal Circuit Chief Judge Paul Michel Announces Retirement

Man Finds His Long-Lost Dad Is Charles Manson

Who's Afraid of Rachel Maddow? Joe Lieberman is......

Matthews: "The 4 horsemen of the Apocalypse - Lieberman, Lincoln, Nelson & Landreau"

Missing a father he never knew

Has Bill-O become irrelevant? Since Keith stopped picking on him

Exclusive: Doug Hampton Speaks Out on Sen. Ensign's Affair With His Wife

Low amounts of alcohol may hurt health

Sanford Faces 37 Charges by State Ethics Board

I heard a rumor that Grovelbot went on a vacation to Barbados with our donations..

Thankstaking Day, USA

Thankstaking Day, USA

DU this poll on The Church v. Kennedy - being freeped!

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

In time for the holidays, CONs now defending Scrooge . . .

Fox news to fire employees who put up false info on air - fired employees will of course..

It all comes down to we need election finance reform

All 193% of Republicans Support Palin, Romney and Huckabee

Bottom line on climate change debate...

Is this for real? "Injuns" the first terrorists?

Reich wing asshole Ret. Col. Allen West writes article disparaging Muslims

"Fox News Threatens Pink Slips For On-Screen Errors" by Rachel Slajda (TPM)

Modern-day cattle rustlers hit ranches in southeast Oregon

The Rude Pundit: Columnist Star Parker Says George Washington Would Hate Gay Marriage

H1N1 Vaccine Maker Stocks Soar ! (Rec if you Distrust Big Pharma! )

SHH it is not just medical that we need to change

Young Barack Obama

What's the average house price where you live??

Not into red-ass rants? Do NOT open this post!

Americans United Warns Cleveland City Council To Stop Opening Meetings With Sectarian Prayer

Anyone see "Countdown with KO" tonight? Ronald Reagan would fail the

Volunteers Log Off As Wikipedia Ages

Because it's obvious.

France shows off cutting-edge navy ship in Russia

Renters becoming latest victims as foreclosure crisis widens

There's nothing wrong with being thankful (Hijack Thanksgiving and make it your own).

Chance to send free meals to the homeless

Can't wait for the return of the Romney boys - Flip, Skip, Chip, Dip and Pip

DOGS: Dangerous people foods. If you have a dog, read.

Crescent Earth spins towards the Winter Solstice

Chris Matthews had a GREAT argument against the Bishop on his show tonight.

Insane Letter to the Editor in tonight's paper from a teabagger

Insulin and core body temperature,metabolism linked

US in Back-Channel Talks With Afghan Taliban

I just gave MoveOn money to "double down" on healthcare

Gun opponents up in arms as Jerry Brown aids NRA

Still wondering what month we'll hold war criminals accountable

Should it be legal to display dead deer in public view?

It's time to stop pussy-footing around with Insurance companies

Why Aren't the Democrats Framing the Debate?

Time to exclude church's from tax exemption

See you in Heaven!

Seriesly, you can't make this shit up.

Chris Matthews is ripping "His Excellency" a new one on abortion.

Should this woman lose her sick pay benefits for attending her birthday party at Chippendales?

Calling for the death of for profit health insurance companies

THANK YOU to everyone who donated during our fund drive! Here's how much we gave to charity...

Allowing China a Dominant Role in Afghanistan's Future

Hackers leak e-mails, stoke climate debate.

Howard Dean just said the Democrats will rue the day they didn't just go for budget reconciliation -

I WANT to be happy over a HCR Bill Passing, BUT deep in the pit of my stomach I have a sick feeling

"Kill The Bill!!!" "This Bill Must Die!!!!"

Ravens form a wake-like gathering after 2 electrocuted

Ravens form a wake-like gathering after 2 electrocuted

WSJ - "Business Sours on Overhaul as Legislation Veers to Left" Re Health Care Reform

Sherrod Brown says now is the time to lobby our pols more than ever regarding health care.

I decided a while ago, that I could rely on Sanders judgment on HCR in the Senate

Grayson: Require 55 votes to invoke cloture, not 60.

Grayson: Require 55 votes to invoke cloture, not 60.

Sebelius Reiterates WH Preference For Harsh Immigrant Provision In Senate Health Care Bill

"Sheriff" Joe Arpio - how do we get rid of this guy?

Apple Computer refuses to honor warrantees of computers exposed to smokers

Wow, home sales up by record amount.

Wow, home sales up by record amount.

"Dick Cheney is a coward"

Change the damn Senate rules already!

If you're a bishop and you show up on Hardball to debate abortion, your tax status should be removed

1 in 3 laptops die in first three years

Police: Man kills puppy misbehaving before Steelers game

Has ANYTHING good ever come from "Conservatives" or "Centrists"?

A Synopsis Of Palin's Book

John Ziegler Calls For NBC To Fire Palin-Hating Norah O'Donnell (LARGE grain of salt please)

Carlos Santana is my hero!

Blue Dogs & DLCers, what are the best arguments AGAINST a strong public option?

Fox fucks up again

Week after Obama tap, Perino blasts him over terror trials and golf

23-year coma guy and the fraud of "facilitated communications"

BART police have another incident - Video

Chris Matthews should be fired for his Offensive Interview of Bishop Tobin

OpenLeft: "Gentleman's Club" Senate isn't working for us

Bishops flex muscle, see opportunities

War on Christmas: AFA calls for boycott of Gap for saying "Christmas", but not "Merry Christmas"

Cindy Sheehan explains why anti-war movement failed

Obama To Announce Increase Of US Troops For Afghanistan On December 1

A personal take on Religion, Politics, Personal Philosophy.. whatever guides you

No one here will be celebrating the genocide of Native Americans on Thursday.

Look what the corporate news media let slip out Monday morning...

Oh My...

So, I got drawn into a discussion about abortion on Facebook…

McDonald v. Chicago, how it can effect a woman's right to choose.

Is it morally wrong to buy a foreclosed home?

KKK Growing In Tulsa (and the reasons why are....)

Revealed: the Duke and Duchess of Windsor’s secret plot to deny the Queen the throne

Dean talks with Sam Stein at Huff Post today. Says Dems in trouble over health care bill.

Petition to use reconciliation from FDL

New College Obesity Policy is Legal -It May Encourage Other Universities to Adopt Similar Ones

Mom: Son in coma heard everything for 23 years

I put up my outside Christmas decorations today...

CSI Miami is doing "dead peasants."

170K doses of H1N1 vaccine withdrawn due to severe allergic reactions

Dr. Nancy and the REAL reason mammograms need to be limited

My 53 yr old humble opinion on the whole mess,,,

Teabaggers vs. Progressives

The DU Real Bodies Project

Billy Graham invites Sarah Palin to dinner

Battered consumers play new card: Paying down debt

A Brief History of Socialist Plots to End the American Way of Life

John Kerry's Daughter Won't Be Prosecuted for DUI (Breathalzyer test under legal limit)

Words Matter – Eliminationism in the United States

Words Matter – Eliminationism in the United States

Hey! Amazon's "Temporarily out of stock" of Going Rouge: The Sarah Palin Rogue Coloring & Activity B

Medical Marijuana: are we ready?

Your FAVORITE Dr. Leonard McCoy Damn It, I'm A Doctor, Jim variation from Star Trek?

Gotta love startrek episodes on youtube!

I saw another one of these today.

Weird semi-legal question regarding medical confidentiality

LOST fans,

What do you think of Nicholas Sparks?

J. Lo falls on her ass at the AMA' pissed backstage.

New CD Review:

Good Morning lounge

At any time, it is almost certain that Meet the Spartans will be airing on at least one HBO chanel.

Crappy Time To Be In Sales

Tofurky vs. Turducken

Earworm: the Amazon-Kindle commercial song (Annie LITTLE)

Good morning Lounge

The Zombies - Time of the Season

I have decided that everyone on the internet is insane, except me.

Belief in Santa Claus--I was seriously pissed off when I found out Santa Claus wasn't real.

I am sick and tired of the "Getting ripped" ads!

Share your favorite Thanksgiving recipe

Most ANNOYING quality of The Wolfman?

Ads on this site are inappropriate and annoying

Why I am such a techno dolt?

What's more disgusting than the burnt corpse of a once living bean on your table (soy bean, that is)

Susan Boyle Official Web Site

What's more disgusting than the burnt corpse of a once living being on your table ?

Happy Birthday Lost in NJ!!

I'm going to eviscerate the next one of you assholes who asks me a personal question.

DU Artists/Tattoo folks...a request please

the beer family is getting a new member

have a problem with my dog

Today... according to Freejack

X-Files fans... super deal online right now...

The New Kindle 3 - reading has never been more fun! Made for Americans!

Just testing something. Go about your business.

Hee Hee. Bush Tit.

Hee Hee. Bush Tit.

32 password protected viruses on my brothers lap top

What is a podcast?

Just Had a Poll Call on Health Care Reform and the President's job so far.

Life's a bitch. Self-medicate regularly, and responsibly

Shopping cart demolition derby.

Got Any Funny Sites To Share? Safe For Work Only, Please

Summoning the power of DU!

Favorite Thanksgiving movie?

OK - I might ruffle some feathers here - but the etymology of the word 'pussy' proves its not sexist

Percentage of time that women KNOW a guy has gone all schoolboy-crush over them

Update on my PSA 4.23 test.

Who here likes the works of Robert E. Howard?

Take ten and chill...

For the lawyers here...

Some of you are planning to cook Goose for the holidays.

Paula Deen smacked in face with ham

Who's holding the weirdo card tonight?

Who's holding the weirdo card tonight?

"Over Macho Grande?"

People might shit on it...but I liked the movie Big Trouble.

Poll: "Shut Your Piehole" or "Shut Your Filthy Uvula"


Anyone else here having pumpkin bread for Thanksgiving?

I really need to check out this Eastern Motors place.

I'm in big trouble.

First Godzilla took Tokyo...

I need some honest family advice regarding splitting holidays.

Watching The Great Escape for the brazillianth time

I am not making dressing this year for Thanksgiving, just have to get it out of a box.

Stefani Germanotta is a very talented young lady.

Who here likes the works of Edgar Rice Burroughs?

ok why do you go see a movie if your not going to leave your mind at the door???

What's more disgusting than the burnt corpse of a nosy hairdresser on your table?

Tim Conway's Elephant Story

So I didn't get the job, and the person who did started today.


What's more disgusting than _________________ on your table ?

31 years ago today, on Thanksgiving - a TRUE TURKEY was born! (pics)>>>

turducken vs. turpossquirrel?

I'm not dressing this year for Thanksgiving, I'm gonna be naked all day!

Do you say 'net, internet or web?

What was the song at the end of the Simpson's last night?

I have a cat problem -- need advice.

Worst movies based upon video games...

An ode to eggnog

IBM makes supercomputer significantly smarter than cat

Cavy / Guinea Pig adoption

People might shit on it...but I liked the movie Big Trouble in Little China

Best Ending for a TV Series?

Are podiatrists not well respected by other medical practitioners?

Dik Dik. (That's a lotta dik!)

Any advice about a dog with new food issues.


is there anything that cannot be made even more awesome by just adding bacon?

Susan Boyle - Cry me a river - the 'today show' TODAY

How open are you and your family?

What Gets Your Vote For Quote of the Year?

Do people actually wear lingerie?

If I should get an erection that lasts more than 4 hours*...

OMG, I am dining on the most delicious Risotto...

I fear that Graywarrior will release the duck this holiday season

I have to fly on an airplane tomorrow.

RNC, DNC Spent More Than $30 Million In October

Primary Could Cost Kosmas Cash

Just establish Medicare Part -P (for public option)

Employers are seen starting to add to their payrolls after November

Obama adds Afghanistan meeting to Monday Schedule

The Phantom Menace By PAUL KRUGMAN

Clarification on pre-existing conditions legislation in (current) HCR bills

Obama Live. National Lab Day will help students "get their hands dirty", need to recognize students


India's relationship has quietly become one of the most important the United States has

SEIU Spends $1 Million Praising Eight House Dems

Here is something I find interesting

Obama wants $100M more to carry small-business programs

Krugman: Deficit hysteria (scaring the government into inaction on unemployment)

Must Read from Robert Reich: Harry Reid and What Happened to the Public Option

ConservaDems are OK with failure

Glimpse of perspective

Darth Cheney: Holder Wants "Show Trial" for KSM, Obama's bow was "fundamentally harmful" to US.

KS-03: Moore Won't Run Again

America's leadership deficit

Obama's Great Divide: Public Split Between His Personality and His Policies

America's Broken Politics - American Psyche: Two companion pieces

Message sent by the Obama administration and the Democratic "leadership" thus far

****Heads Up: POTUS Presents the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Award, Live! ****

LTTE in local RW rag this morning: China teaches novice president

Since Lieberman will vote with the republicans on healthcare reform (against cloture)

If Repugs voted against debating healthcare - WHY should they be allowed

Matthews is shredding that dipshit Bishop from Rhode Island.

Schumer: Dems ready to go-it-alone on health care. "We're not going to not pass a bill."

Palin unsure on Latino issues - forced to bail on Univision interview during campaign (Politico)

Just watched a clip of Howard Dean

Get out of Afghanistan

Cutting through the media spin on "our increasing debt problems"

Cutting through the media spin on "our increasing debt problems"

Dow spikes to 13-month high

self -delete.

Protestors gather at billboard comparing Obama to Terrorists in Denver

Obama Admin: Secretly talking to Taliban Millitants, NPR: AFPak decision on Dec 1st

Self-serving conservative Senators "don’ if this once-in-a-generation opportunity implodes"

Walden rules out a run for governor

Photos: The Obama Presidency, November 23, 2009

Most of us won't be allowed to choose the exchange or the P.O.

Coakley leads, but electorate unsettled

ANALYSIS: Under Senate Bill, Families Would Pay 25% Less For Health Care In Individual Market

Gov. Ritter derides Republicans' contract with Colorado

AZ-Gov: Goddard Looks Good, But Watch Out for Arpaio

Existing-Home Sales Record Another Big Gain, Inventories Continue to Shrink (updated)

House Dems. should introduce a resolution to condemn the "President or Jihad" billboard

Lou Dobb's dellusional political ambition may have a greater impact than Palin's

Breaking: Lou Dobbs running for the White House

DeMint: A tea party crowd favorite

Why Liberals Should Be Excited About the Senate's Health Care Bill

why the HELL is Ed Schultz interviewing this idiot?

**COMING SOON: History and Protocol of State and Official Visits with the First Lady - A Program

Now that Darth Cheney finally seems to take a high priority on afganistan,

Howard Dean on the Ed Show (just now) addressed Pre-Existing Conditions

President Obama Not Losing Independents

This is the truth: If health care loses this year, it will probably NEVER go through

New RNC Comm. Director - Castellanos - Is Insurance Industry Lackey, Creator Of Racist Ad

Palin quizzes Billy Graham about Bible's view of Middle East

CBS Evening "News" Chip Reid just had a piece that was as nasty as any one

It appears Obama will send less than 40,000 troops to Afghanistan. So what's the point?

Am I the only one that knows the meaning of the word, "rogue?"

Obama "speechless" about reaction to Japan bow

Obama "speechless" about reaction to Japan bow

Dean: There's No Real Insurance Reform In Health Care Bills

Anybody else feeling like they can't watch TV anymore? It's so depressing, apparently Obama is a big

Andrew Sullivan: Why I Remain Bullish On Obama

My Letter to President Obama

Look for healthcare reform to not come back around for another generation if not passed

HCR: Vote to Allow Debate was Historical. Don’t Let the Media or Naysayers Convince You Otherwise.

HCR: Vote to Allow Debate was Historical. Don’t Let the Media or Naysayers Convince You Otherwise.

FOX proves yet again the impossible is possible...

Anyone see that hatchet job Chip Reid done on Obama on CBS tonight?

Obama Quietly Backs Patriot Act Provisions

Moyers.....Part II of Johnson Tapes where he's Asked to Commit More Troops to Vietnam..and NeoCon

Senator Bernie Sanders Pushes Back On Public Option

An Old Fashioned Shunning

Laptops a reality now for Uruguay kids

CPS knew of higher STP cost year ago

A STATE OF FAILURE: Florida 4th in nation in bank closures

Responding to Harmful Government Inaction, Protesters Stop Blasting on Coal River Mountain

Voice of America expands its Latin American audience

'New Moon' sends box office soaring

Algeria acquits two former Guantanamo Bay detainees

Army recruiters see a jump in enlistment

India ties solar plans to global climate support

Dupe. Delete.

S.C. gov faces 37 ethics charges

Madoff Trustee, Law Firm Submit $22.1 Million Bill

I was born in a Philippine brothel. I'm told my father was black. I was sent to a Catholic nunnery..

4 American Military Personnel Die in Afghanistan

Boxer dies in Blue Horizon bout

Hero girl, 8, raises fire alarm

John Kerry's Daughter Won't Be Prosecuted for DUI

Sarah Palin's book tour his NC's Fort Bragg (her dad calls Obama "scary")

Ex-CNN anchor Lou Dobbs is considering running for president in 2012

Former ACORN official in Las Vegas gets probation

Renters becoming latest victims as foreclosure crisis widens

Official: Reaction to Japan Bow Left Obama "Speechless"

Obama Closes In On Afghan Troop Increase

SC Gov Faces 37 Charges He Broke State Ethics Laws

Schumer: Dems can go-it-alone on health care

Big Bang machine achieves first particle collisions

In U.S., India PM touts nuclear deal, infrastructure

Obama could lock in Afghanistan decision Monday

Red Cross told late about prisoner transfers

U.S.: Chinese Drywall, Corrosion Linked(Plumbing, Wiring, Appliances, Health)

Hostility between British and American military leaders (over Iraq) revealed

Priceless photos of JFK, Bush found dumped under Fort Worth bridge

Iraq offers incentive to intermarry ($2,000 "gift")

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 23

Existing-Home Sales Jump To Highest Level in 2-1/2 Years

Eurozone economic activity 'hits a two-year high'

At least 30 killed in 'gruesome massacre of civilians' in the Philippines

Democratic candidate Tom Schieffer quits Texas governor's race

Top Dem to Obama: 'There Ain't Going to Be Money for Nothing if We Pour It All Into Afghanistan'

Atty: Fort Hood suspect may seek insanity defense

Iraq war inquiry will be no whitewash, Chilcot says

Schwarzenegger picks Maldonado (R) for lieutenant governor

Canada aware of Afghan torture claims in 2006

Lee holds rally to end Afghanistan war

Army asks Palin not to give speech at book signing

Over 100 icebergs drifting to N.Zealand: official

[Murdoch's] News of the World [Tabloid] faces £800,000 payout in bullying case

Mom: Son in coma heard everything for 23 years

Survivors must dig graves for their dead

Does this picture show British soldiers broke Geneva Conventions?

US pours millions into anti-Taliban militias in Afghanistan

Obama pushes math, science education

Cern's Large Hadron Collider makes first collisions

Homeowners Charge U.S. Made Toxic Drywall

Lieberman Digs In on Public Option

Blackwater's Secret War in Pakistan

Obama, national security team finalize Afghanistan troop plan

(JPMorgan CEO) Dimon seen as successor to Geithner: report

Threats, Detentions, Persecutions Prior to Honduran Polls

G.O.P. Considers ‘Purity’ Resolution for Candidates

Hate crimes against blacks, religious groups rise

Secret files show UK courts were misled over 9/11 suspect Lotfi Raissi

In Chicago, Ex-Editor Fights Back.

Giving thanks in secular, holy ways By James Carroll

"ACORN: Another Super Villain with Super Powers" by Steve M.

Al Gore on SNL Doesn’t Go Crazy Enough!


"The Memory Scrub About Why Ft. Hood Happened Is Almost Complete...If It Weren't for Archives"

What Ever Happened to That Prosperity the Tax-Cutters Promised?

Why Afghans Dig Empire Graveyards

Courting Convulsion (James Howard Kunstler)

Earth Destroyed By Large Hadron Collider; Martian Questioned

Andrew Sullivan: "Beware the fantasy of Sarah Palin...."

Kudos to Chris Matthews: Treats Bishop Tobin to a 'Reverse Inquisition'

The Suits vs. the Green Shoots

GOP Rips Off 'Curb' Finale in Attack on Health Care Reform

Lawmakers' stock holdings raise questions

France shows off cutting-edge navy ship in Russia

The Memory Scrub About Why Ft. Hood Happened Is Almost Complete ... If It Weren't for Archives

Those who follow Sarah Palin are sowing the seeds of their own destruction

Chapman: Sarah Palin and the conservative descent

Jim Hightower: Marijuana Is Basically Harmless -- The Monumentally Stupid Drug War Is Not

Catholic Bishops flex muscle, see opportunities

William Black Nails It: Obama, Get Rid of Bush's Wrecking Crew

Leaked emails mark dangerous shift in climate denial strategy

Scrooge-"I hate people." Early Teabagger

UFO - The Greatest Story Ever Denied, Disclosure Project

Breaking it Down in Berkeley

Honduras, recent violence and repression

Sarah Palin Goes Rogue On Martha Stewart

What Women Deserve

Healthcare's long upper chamber road ahead

Former Narcotics Officer Exposes the False Drug War (Barry Cooper on Alex Jones)

Dean: There's No Real Insurance Reform In Health Care Bills

Susie Madrak, Crooks & Liars: For This Thanksgiving, Far Too Many Americans Will Go Hungry.

TYT: White House Deal w/ Drug Companies = Failure

Fox News Politicizes Pap Smears?

Pocketbook Politics in the Senate

Countdown: Firedoglake founder Jane Hamsher - Thunder From The Left

SNL- Sarah Palin 2012 Movie Spoof

Marriage Equality Press Conference/Trenton

Michelle Obama Action Figures Being Held at US Customs

Dean talks with Ed Schultz about the 4 Conservadems on health care

Young Turks: DHS Report on Right Wing Extremists Buried!!!

Paul Krugman: Don't Expect A Recovery Soon

NEW- Roger Taylor (Queen) Anti-War Song

Today Now: Little 8 year old Boy Heroically Shoots, Mutilates Burglar

Palin Explains Her Qualifications: She Doesn't Have An Ivy League Education

Man who punk'd tea party last week brings European immigrants to ICE offices for deportation

Bart Cop slams man into window---it shatters and causes injury

Ed Schultz Takes On Wingnut Behind Anti-Obama "President? or Jihad? Remember Fort Hood!" Billboard

TYT: Missouri Billboard Incites Violence (& Disturbing DHS Extremist Update)

Dean tells Dylan Ratigan Democrats will have huge problems in 2010 without public option.

Chris Matthews Corners Catholic Bishop Who Barred Kennedy

At least 400 pipelines vandalized in Niger Delta (past 2 years)

Peak oil review - Nov 23

Drumbeat: November 23, 2009

Sea level rise could cost port cities $28 trillion

As Sewers Fill, Waste Poisons Waterways

Delft breakthrough in bioethanol production from agricultural waste

Intensive land-management leaves Europe without carbon sinks

NY Times: As Sewers Fill, Waste Poisons Waterways

Heaviest Rainfall Ever Recorded In UK Powers Floods In Wales - 1 Foot+ In 24 Hours - AFP

Allianz SE Estimates 5X Increase In At-Risk Property On US Atlantic Coast From $1.35 Trillion Today

Rare Tortoise Extinction "Inevitable" If Road Built, But Who Cares If There's Stimulus $ Involved?

Study Suggests Ocean Acidification May Cause Disorientation Among Fish, Failure To Avoid Predators

Solar energy industry brings a ray of hope to the Rust Belt (solar and wind manufacturing)

Murray River Wetlands Oz Enrironmental Disaster - Invasive Worms Drown Turtles, Bird #s Collapsing

NY Times: New Voices (TV weather presenters) on Climate Change

Camden Dreams

Top Aussie Reef Researchers- 50% Change That Great Barrier Will Survive w/o 25% Carbon Cut By 2020

Quebec splits with Ottawa on climate change

WMO: Main Greenhouse Gases Reach Highest Level Ever Since Pre-Industrial Time

Antarctica Loses Ice From East as Well as West, Scientists Say

Bioengineers succeed in producing plastic without the use of fossil fuels

Simple Living for the Environment Is for Suckers

Unchecked Climate change will put world at ‘tipping point’, WWF and Allianz report says

Report: Solar Electricity Cost Likely to Fall 50% in 2009

Geoengineering Steps Toward Reality—Once viewed skeptically, plans … gain traction

Is Global Warming Unstoppable?—Theory Also Says Energy Conservation Doesn't Help

Oceans rise faster than expected as climate change exceeds grimmest models

"Instead of touchdown Jesus... it's Field Goal Jesus"

Kobe finds a new way to score

Dolphins lose another player for the season

Brown coach suggests injuries faked to slow down no huddle offense

I hate pooch kicks

Joe Thornton named NHL's 'First Star'

Interesting 2009 NFL Strength of Schedule.

Tear Away Face Masks?

CU's Hawkins regrets having Cody, his son, be his QB

Mauer Near-Unanimous Pick as MVP

Boxer dies in Blue Horizon bout

25th Anniversary of THE Hail Mary pass.

Is the SEC is a league of cowards?

Fr. Roy Bourgeois and SOA Watch Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Nov. 22: Thousands are calling for the closure of the SOA and for justice in the Americas

In An Atmosphere of Repression... "What Elections?"

On This Day: Reagan Endorses CIA Support of Nicaraguan Contras

Voice of America expands its Latin American audience

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

Day 149 of HONDURAS COUP RESISTANCE – Saying No To The Repressive and Fraudulent Election Process an

Weisbrot: US Group that Supported Haiti and Venezuela Overthrows Will Observe Honduran Elections

COFADEH Alert: Regime prepares repression leading up to illegal elections.

Barghouti's brother: He'll be released in Shalit deal

Gaza groups deny rocket ceasefire

Kahane tribute may damage Mideast peace talks

Gaza rocket hits Israel, despite Hamas moratorium on Qassams

Gilad Shalit release: Hamas, Israel prisoner swap said to be imminent

Dershowitz slams Goldstone for 'spreading lies'

Free Texas Hog Hunting

MAIG advocates closing "Terror Gap"

CA gov candidate Jerry Brown amicus/Chicago ban

Above the law, Armed pols: An unfortunate Chicago tradition...

Lautenberg Undermined by Federal Judge

I'm Also An American Gun-Owner

My wife, a Glock 19, and 50 rounds of ammunition

Today in Labor History Nov 23 Strike by Egyptians working on public works projects for King Ramses

21 Park Slope Restaurants Accused of Wage Theft

Thousands of Firms to be Audited for Hiring Illegal Workers

OSHA Nominee Threatens Our Freedom From, Um, Safety

Stalking swarms of vulchers...and no...I'm not making it up

Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (Part 2)

Huntin' season and this is what I shot....

My trip to the airport tomorrow at 6 am will not be voluntary

Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (Part 1)

My son's wedding.

A good Video on 'How Does The Large Hadron Collider Work?'

new music video "Our Place in the Cosmos" (Carl Sagan, Richard Dawkins, Michio Kaku, Robert Jastrow)

Word on the street is that there were collisions at LHC over the weekend..

Ooh! Pictures!

Ancient Atomic Bombs

I'm Sure Many Have Seen This Video....

Canada’s Anglicans oppose Uganda’s ‘Kill Gays’ bill

I'm sorry, son. A work of semi-fiction

HRC Consumers' Guide to “Support Those that Support Us”

Gay History - Online Documentaries

Gay History - Online Documentaries

Rolling Stone Loved Adam Lambert's AMA performance!

An eye opening experience this weekend.....

Andrew Sullivan on Being Gay and Catholic

Blizzard honors LGBT guild in World of Warcraft

What did Adam Lambert do exactly? Did anyone see it?

Is American Casino the Best Picture of the Year? "And the Envelope, Please ..."

US treasury wants donations to pay off national debt

Unemployment by county - interesting interactive U.S. Map

Wave of Debt Payments Facing U.S. Government

Courting Convulsion, By James Howard Kunstler

The Phantom Menace - Krugman

Starcodes...a little late for this week

On thanksgiving the traditional way

Compelling New UFO Footage From NASA and STS-126. (Hoax Don't Bother)

Overview of the Bush Presidency, February 15, 2001

Sarah Palin predictions

Ugh--rough night (dreams)

The Henry Ford of Heart Surgery

Chances of Public Option Passing?

Don't Miss This Book

Kid's got autism? Get 'em high!

Trying Last-Ditch Lung Bypass for Worst Swine Flu

Haves vs. Have-Nots at Public Universities

ACLU sues for students to wear anti-Islam shirts

White House Pushes Science and Math Education

A great beakdown of Psalm 109...

Spiritual Guidance for Atheists

Praying for healing, lobbying for a provision

A report from my grandson's Italian Immersion Kindergarten class.

Christians win major battle in the war on Christmas ((((enjoy it while you can))))

God Has Left the Building...

Autism treatments: Risky alternative therapies have little basis in science

Will someone enlighten me as to one of life's great mysteries?

King Arthur is having a sale...

OOOPS blueberry muffins, all is well with the world

Recipe Request

Anybody ever made Mama Stamberg's Cranberry Relish? Heard...

My Thanksgiving Menu