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Archives: November 25, 2009

If this post receives ONE unrec I'll kill a puppy!!!

So a freeper was saying how Americans have no work ethic...

YAY!!! We're taxing the Rich!!!

Today CNN ran a poll asking "are you willing to pay higher taxes to fund the war in Afghanistan?"

Give Thanks To Kathleen Sebelius For Saving 47,000 Women From Death By Cost-Benefit Analysis

Court Kills ‘Round-The-Clock’ Surveillance Case

Court Kills ‘Round-The-Clock’ Surveillance Case

2% OR 98%...WHICH ARE YOU?

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

Obama's not FDR but he isn't McCain either....

"As Sewers Fill, Waste Poisons Waterways" ny times

You Say Potato, I Say Yam.

I love my family, but choose to spend Thanksgiving alone this year

I love my family, but choose to spend Thanksgiving alone this year

Why are we in Afghanistan?

I don't understand the point of a state dinner.

Dumb LTTE identifies "radical leftists" in government

From the Hospital Room to Bankruptcy Court

"Taking to the Streets" -- Yes or No?

Palin tells Marg Delahunty Canada should 'dismantle' public health-care system

Republican concerns about accuracy in unemployment

I thought Obama's visits to Arlington and Dover weighed heavier on his mind

Whose side is Obama on?

GOP "Purity" Test Would Help Dems in Key Race

Like any other modern industrial nation, we could...

It’s what they do best

Light at the End of the Tunnel for Dawn Johnsen’s OLC Confirmation?

Boehner's PAC has spent over $80,000 this year

"We All Know that Obama was humiliated and stonewalled by the haughty Chinese leaders,

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Entrees recipes

Landrieu, Jindal share hot seat from healthcare bill

Republican purity tests

South Florida Cubans lend support to Honduras

SC taxpayers will pay price for Sanford's lawyer

Stifled Anger at Work Doubles Men's Risk for Heart Attack

Argentina veterans divided over Falklands 'abuse' case

NY Times: Home Prices May Be Nearing a New Dip

Zelaya warns US support for Honduras elections divisive

PALIN Tells Marg Delahunty Canada Should ' DISMANTLE ' Its Public Health-Care System

Talking to a Global Warming denier

Sen. LeMieux speaks out on "culture of corruption" in South Florida

Bankers making turkeys out of taxpayers

Mortgage Bankers Say Risk Retention Will Force Them Out of Business

Google apologizes for offensive image of first lady

Intelligence poorly related to brain size

An american conservative is someone who believes that

GOP files complaint against White (D-Ne they are very afraid of this guy!)

This Thanksgiving, I'm thankful for

SF Labor Council calls for 2010 March on Washington

Moar Howard Dean on Morning Blow Please

REPORT: At Least 40 GOP Lawmakers Fail The ‘Purity Test’

865 Times. Close the terror gap created by right-wingers and blue dogs.

Senator in prostitution scandal caught checking out lingerie

Amazing and Cool video of meteor explosion over South Africa!

"Non- Profit Health" Insurance companies are not non-profit.

I am sooo disappointed in our President...

I have been informed that this post is a moldy dupe.

Calling Seymour Hersh..anyone? anyone? Bueller? (crickets chirping...)

Is there a way to contact the catholic church?

President Barack Obama looks like shit

So, where the hell is this supposed "Top Tens" forum?

Protest the troop buildup on an intersection near your home

I was just reading a leading rw pundit (and future prez candidate0

Lawyers Slam DOJ for Arguing U.S. Officials Aren’t Liable for Torture Abroad

Small buisness can get loan through ARC portion of stimulus package

How the recession is affecting Thanksgiving.

Faux priest accused of touching real underage girls

South Florida's exile activists set sights on Honduras

Manufacturing in the United States: A lost cause?

Study: Bear Stearns & Lehman CEOs cashed in before Wall Street meltdown (Raw Story)

Rec if you don't want more money to be spent on the wars.

I see DK is still setting up his Presidential run against Obama in 2012.

"Obama administration and the US military chain of command may not be aware of its existence."

Politico - "Anti-Kennedy bishop targeted Rudy, Pelosi"

Politico - "Anti-Kennedy bishop targeted Rudy, Pelosi"

WalMart is open tomorrow, and they intend to be open for 24 hours through Friday

Toyota to Replace 3.8 Million Gas Pedals

9-yr. old girl finds tailbone from carnivore thought to be more than 100 million years old

From 9-11 to the escalation of the wars, somethings rotten in America

A caller to C-SPAN had an interesting suggestion...

2% Palin

'Whales can't even hear naval sonar' says Navy boffin

Fox exploits situation after teen busted for guns in car

Why arguing if climate change is real is useless

NY Times - "From the Hospital to Bankruptcy Court"

The Rude Pundit: Family Research Council Is Thankful for Lack of Fact-Checkers

JFK on Gratitude.

Borwitz: Palin Issues Thankfulnesses List

AlterNet: Is Screwing You Over?

MuffinGate! "The dignitary will be gone in less than 5 minutes, as soon as she finishes her muffin."

Alex Castellanos To Continue CNN Gig, Downplays New Post At RNC

MO incest case - more graphic evidence found

Troops voice support for force increase

Andrea Mitchell Asks If President Obama Is Acting More Like Hamlet Than the Commander in Chief


Astro-Turf Spammers Posing As Liberals On DU - Do They Exist?

Improving Mecca's infrastructure

Freepwad: Pilgrims suffered and died because they practiced communism

INSIGHTS: Death at Dawn in a Peruvian Mining Camp

Boehner: $82,998 on golf outings so far this year

Feds offer enhanced benefits, but NUMMI workers push for new production

Operation "X" proceeding as planned

WikiLeaks - How are they allowed to do this?

Obama I continues another Bush II policy: says no to treaty banning landmines

What should Obama do?

M$NBC succeeded in finding someone even less coherent than Andrea Mitchell..

Bernanke: "Best thing we can say about labor market right now - it may be getting worse more slowly"

"You can't just pick and choose the CBO numbers you like or don't like."

If Blanche Lincoln, Ben Nelson & Mary Landreau join Lieberman to filibuster

I am thankful for Barack Obama and his impact on the courts

I wonder if President Obama or VP Biden will make a surprise trip to Iraq or Afghanistan

15 Signs American Society Is Coming Apart at the Seams

Mayflower Memories (redux)

Mr. Sparkman's death

Some free, funny eCards to send this Thanksgiving

If a Gallup poll said 56% of people polled supported a war with Tonga

PERINO-‘We did not have a terrorist attack on our country during Bush’s term’ (WTF was 9/11?)

Maureen Dowd: Bill Clinton Lobbied Gov. Paterson To Keep Caroline Kennedy Out Of Senate

Maureen Dowd: Bill Clinton Lobbied Gov. Paterson To Keep Caroline Kennedy Out Of Senate

Bill Kristol: No trial, just put Hasan to death

How do you know when you really win a war?

Woman arrested for telling friend she had been kidnapped

Will you accept The Surge in Afghanistan as an Exit Plan?

How DARE you unrec this thread

Google Sorry for Racist First Lady Image

Perino: No Terrorist Attacks In America Under Bush

East Antarctica, Long Stable, Is Now Losing Ice

K&R for "No troop surge without a DEFICIT NEUTRAL war tax hike"

Lou Dobbs: Friend Of Illegal Immigrants Everywhere?

I think we are getting ready to royally screw the neocon wing of the 'thugs.

Top 10 uses for "Going Rogue" By Mark Morford

MSM TV journalism is to real news what the WWF is to professional sports

Obama's first pardon: A turkey called 'Courage'

Boston faces deep risk from sea level rise - $463 billion

Rec. if you miss all those fake BushCo Terra-Lerts...

Rec. if you miss all those fake BushCo Terra-Lerts...



The old media wants to change the copyright laws to 'spread the wealth around'

Is it classy to smoke on Thanksgiving

'Even LBJ would be stuck if he drew this hand'

I found the girl's blog page whom Norah interviewed (a video is posted

A neurologist explains why we should be skeptical about the Rom Houben (Belgian in coma) story

"There is no such thing as "finishing the job" in Afghanistan.

The origin of left and right in human evolution

Meteor Shower caught on tape.

One of these is not like the others

John Bolton is a sniveling little coward

John Bolton is a sniveling little coward

Paula Deen (Video) Ham Hits Her In Face--accidental

Rec'd 'em? Unrec'd 'em? Hell, why not just kill 'em? n/t.

So have Obama and the Pentagon brainiacs estimated how many more years

Wikipedia 'loses' 49,000 editors

The 12 scams of Christmas

Arpaio Detainee Forced to Deliver Baby While Shackled

Sarah Palin has presidential history in her corner

"Why the U.S., China are about to get divorced"

Obama is about to escalate Afghanistan. Expect copious cheerleading...

'Kick a Jew day' ends in suspensions for 10 Florida students

Help dogs in need of rescue

Double Standard: CBS Early Show Blurs Adam Lambert Gay Kiss, Then Shows Britney-Madonna Kiss Moments

Cannabis and Autism

Recent college graduates are moving back in with their parents or other relatives in huge numbers

Employees, Customers Cry Foul Over Supposed Christian Charity

History Question: How much time was there between FDR taking office and the New Deal?

LOL @ today's Non Sequitur

Vicki Kennedy describes husband's cancer battle

School bans holiday items from holiday gift shop

Republic of Money: The "Harvester Trust" to Obama

Siegelman: Bush lawyers still running Justice Department

Catholics for Choice ---

"You are Losing Me DUers" - The Easist Rebuttal I Have Ever Made:

The Afghan Speech President Obama Should Give (But Won't)

"Spot" and "Fido" Part of Holidays Too

Obama to announce U.S. forces withdrawing within eight or nine years

Repubs Unveil Contract on Colorado

Getting ready to board an airplane. Coulda sworn I heard Kirk Ferentz just being paged now...

Hey Allentownjake

Since AllentownJake is getting so much love, let's hear some of the other posters that you like.

Sarah Palin, Canadian Studies expert

A Thanksgiving Poll of Sorts...

Thought for the day

CIA Interrogation Tapes Destroyed Shortly After News Reports on CIA Black Sites ...

Schools updating lessons on 1st Thanksgiving

Huckabee: Palin has more experience than Obama, gay marriage like having 6 or 7 wives

Please...Please, remember what Thanksgiving is all about :)

Single Payer Advocates Say Bernie Sanders "Not A Fighter"

About the decline in jobless claims this week- Lying in plain site

HuffPo: Dems to Vitter: Denounce Glenn Beck's Landrieu Prostitute Analogies

hardball once again has two republicans debating each other...

"The Fierce Urgency of Now" Obama needs to LISTEN to MLK Jr.'s speech again!

Who is behind the global warming e-mails hacking?

C-span: NPC ... Russell Mokhiber - SINGLE PAYER ACTION, Founder . . .from today . . .

Can one DU member, with an idea, massively stimulate one sector of the economy?

Is Perino calling Obama and the Dems "tools"

Does anyone know what's happening with stem cell research?

"Blame It" Obama Spoof

Navy SEALs accused of punching accused Falluja plotter

Who here thinks men and men are exactly the same when it comes to sex?

"Erev" Thanksgiving Dental Thread....

Ed Shultz just smacked

At some point you must admit that both parties' leadership is basically the same.

who is this tool on Ed right now


CIA’s Lost Magic Manual Resurfaces

Please Delete - Dupe.

Get Your War On: Obama to give primetime speech on the way forward in Afghanistan this Tuesday

PBS Newshour just showed the UK Iraq investigation. NO EVIDENCE OF WMD.

Pelosi keeps door open on war tax to finance the war in Afghanistan

Study: Palin news top story for only 2% of public--HuffPo

Some thoughts on predator drones and their pilots.

Toyota to recall 110,000 Tundra trucks over rust

Sarah Goes Mad [holiday fun for the slightly inebriated]

my favorite smiths album...

Is Keith on tonight?

Would it be a waste of time to contact our President and tell him NO!?

Consumer Spending Rebounds, as Jobless Claims Fall

New 500-million-ton coalfield discovered in Henan

Gunmen shell Honduran Supreme Court building

Please delete, old news

Travel "expert" on MSNBC: air travel down 62% since 2000

NJ teen barred from abortion protest sues school

A map of media and fundies

A map of media and fundies

Wow, almost 10 years into the new millennium.

What search engine do you prefer?

Reserve your yacht transportation now, for 2010 on the French Riviera

NFL lineman who's clearly taken too many hits plans to run for Congress as Repug in NJ

US troop buildup carries high costs in lives and money

Tony Blair knew days before the invasion there were no WMD's? Try him for Crimes Against Humanity

Nixon's Plan For Health Reform, In His Own Words

Dean of Harvard Medical School weighs in on health care reform debate.

Obama to vow greenhouse emissions cuts in Denmark

Fuck! No Keith either??

Flavour of India at Obama’s first State Dinner

Jeremy Scahill Says Obama Doesn't Even Know What His Miltary is UP To in COVERT!

Jeremy Scahill Says Obama Doesn't Even Know What His Miltary is UP To in COVERT!

Troop build up makes me ill, but I don't know if I'd act differently

Looking forward, how do you feel about 2010 midterms?

Dana Perino: Obama is playing politics by not calling the Ft. Hood massacre "terrorism"


National Juggernaut

Dana Perino: "We Did Not Have a Terrorist Attack on Our Country During President Bush's Term"

'Robin Hood' banker sentence suspended

Oil Officials See Limit Looming on Production (Graphic Warning)

As seen on Facebook under the name Bob Gatenby - A.K.A. Me

Would we get a better nominee if IA and NH didn't get the first crack at the candidates?

Would we get a better nominee if IA and NH didn't get the first crack at the candidates?

Would we get a better nominee if IA and NH didn't get the first crack at the candidates?

My plan to fix Amercia

My plan to fix Amercia

Obama Slammed Over Pardon of ‘Remorseless’ Turkey

Biggest JOKE in the world: HANNITY "interviewing" PALIN !1

Biggest JOKE in the world: HANNITY "interviewing" PALIN !1

Up, up and away in a beautiful zeppelin

Paul B. Farrell: New mutant American capitalism has no moral compass

Happy Native American Genocide Day!

Human Rights Watch issues updated statement

Here's a thought;

Here's a thought;

Here's a thought;

From ThinkProgress: 27 Reasons To Give Thanks

I highly recommend a book I'm reading on economics for non economists.

Michigan bowling alley owner introduces "Unemployment League" (weekly job fairs with free bowling)

Dog Recovering After Eating 130 Nails

White House Visitor Logs Show Obama Turned To Business Leaders

White House Visitor Logs Show Obama Turned To Business Leaders

Republicans Say the Public Option Cost Too Much!

For you history buffs, First Native American Heritage Day and Henry Hudson

President Obama, Read That Bible You Quote So Much: Your Jesus Was the Prince of Peace.

Slavery and the Making of America - Episode 3

I hate Monsanto

Rep. Kucinich says Congress should vote down funding for Afghanistan escalation

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check In!! Happy Thanksgiving

9/11 pager intercepts.

WaPo/ABC News poll: Fewer Americans believe in global warming but most still support carbon redux

Sometimes we hope the politician is lying

Palin Issues Thankfulnesses List

Charlie Rose tonight is pretty much an Obama Afghanistan decision roast.

No Tweety tonight?

Family says Fort Lewis soldier was murdered

Do you think it is helpful to repeat the now cliched "He Said He Would Do It During The Campaign"

Web site posts what it says are half million text messages from 9/11

Thank God for Guns!

How about this, more sinister, angle to the Murdoch-Microsoft deal?

Suffering in Silence in Little Rock-In his own words, Dr. Ralph Freidin, Little Rock triage doctor

so it looks like DU as a whole does not care about violence against women, a major global

so it looks like DU as a whole does not care about violence against women, a major global

Wikileaks Says It Has Half-a-Million 9/11 Pager Messages

What's on the Menu for Thanksgiving at Camp David?

Esquire - "What If Jesus Meant All That Stuff?" - "The biggest obstacle to God has been Christians."

Afghanistan will "finish the job". Every time.

Is the President of the United States an employee or boss?

A suggestion for long-time DUers.

The Filibuster

U.S. Senate committee to consider nomination of R.I. judge

If I disappear this weekend, don't panic!!!

Is this political humor or racism?

How did you decide on the best way forward in Afghanistan?

How did you decide on the best way forward in Afghanistan?

Incest allegations shatter image of church-going clan

Why did I think Obama would change things?

Giving Thanks (Email from First Lady Michelle Obama)

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

9/11 pager messages reveal how banks responded to attacks

9/11 pager messages reveal how banks responded to attacks

Michelle's Dress Tonight at the State Dinner

In the Midst of the Health Care Debate and the H1N1 Vaccine Crisis

The Early Show blurs male-male kiss, shows female-female kiss

A National Tea Party Convention by Michelle Bachmann? WTF?

If there are tinfloil hat theories about one-world government, end of America, and all that,

Overall, I think President Obama is

Obama Wants Computer Privacy Ruling Overturned (backs Presidential powers over 4th Amendment)

I hope the day comes, and soon, when this is not a story." -- Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke

Why should people be afraid of change?

Overheard at PO today: they say government healthcare will be run like the PO

Overheard at PO today: they say government healthcare will be run like the PO

New Land Speed Record project targets 1,000mph (pics)

Want to complain to Obama about Afghanistan? Crash a party at the White House.

"We really haven't noticed just how far things have gone to hell"

Judge orders New Haven to promote firefighters

I really dislike Pat Buchanan but did you notice last night he slipped about KSM's children?

If the Democratic Party only fights for Centrist policy, they can turn to Centrists for money.

I found this quite amusing...

Mr. President, regarding Patriot Act renewals, a Constitutional law professor should know better

What if Obama announces on Tuesday

What is your impression, if any, of the Boer War? Just curious, even if you know very little

National Day of Canine Gastrointestinal Upset and Pancreatitis is Nearly Upon us!

National Day of Canine Gastrointestinal Upset and Pancreatitis is Nearly Upon us!

Developing story: Security breech at the White House

Proud of my husband this Thanksgiving--He got The Denver Rescue Mission a new stove!

Obama pardons Courage the turkey - "I was planning to eat this sucker."

Now this is family values

Now this is family values

Politico - "McCain incentivizing supporters to comment on blogs" - RW Astroturfing Of Liberal Sites


Human Rights Watch: Obama's rejection of Landmine Treaty Reprehensible

What if God is a ham?

**50** Catholic dioceses contributed loot to the anti-same-gender-marriage vote in Maine

Who here thinks men and women are exactly the same when it comes to sex?

Tonight's J. Danforth Quayle Award For Republican Stupidity goes to CHUCK NORRIS

Do you think it is helpful to repeat the now cliched "That's not change I can believe in"

AP: White House ‘Met Early and Often with Lobbyists’ on Health Care

I am half way through John Farmer's "The Ground Truth" - I had high hopes for it

Turkey Trivia Quiz

Turkey Trivia Quiz

Did Perino have a Freudian Slip when she said no terrorists attacked us during Bush's Term?

Youtube only? Well that doesn't support KO or RM very well does it.

One of these is not like the others part II

I look both ways before I cross the street

Roman Polanski is granted bail by a Swiss court

Just FYI - "bigoted" is an inherently classy term.

Just FYI - "bigoted" is an inherently classy term.

A Clicker To Watch TV Online


Photo Essay, 11/25/09: Ghost Town UPDATE - Cupertino Square ("Vallco") puts on its holiday face

Thanksgiving: Disgrace to turkeys, PETA's ad rejected by NBC

Overweight man barred from flight, misses uncle's funeral

Florida Vehicle Registration Fees: Lamborghini Murciélago and Ford Taurus the same

Do corrupt people go to Washington or does Washington corrupt good people?

From the "Not a surprise" file: Arne Duncan not helping colleges. (for Madfloridian in particular)

Enough energy to melt 7 tons of glaciers

You Are Losing Me, DUers

You Are Losing Me, DUers

You Are Losing Me, DUers

Thanksgiving from the indigenous viewpoint

On having voted for Obama

Does anybody have a link to the new Matt Taibbi article?

Are You Experienced?

The Film that will put BUSH BEHIND BARS! Now available at Brave New Theatres for hosting!

Those hacked climate e-mails: Good scientists, poor conspirators

Today I came face to face with a Rush Limbaugh fan who had stepped over the edge

~~~ November Photo Contest Final Round ~~~

Harold Ford DLC urges us not to try to water down Obama's education agenda.

Still more fluff, lies and radiation from TMI and the new nuke media machine

"You Are Losing Me, Kossacks." - Easiest Rebuttal I've Ever Made

Ending the Occupation by Escalating It?

Amnesty: Nearly half of Tajik women 'regularly abused'

The Sad, Angry, Paranoid RW Mindset

cleveramerican was nearly killed by drunk driver last night.

What would Obama have to do or not do to lose your support?

Coral Stingrays check in

You should be kissed, and often. By someone who knows how.

I'm having trouble with the unrec feature in the Lounge,

ECW 1994-2001 was the zenith of professional wrestling.

For a moment all the world was right

I am reading Don Quixote right now ...

You know what I'm thankful for?

anybody tried google in the last hour? I can't get on there

Anyone watching LOST,

Bachelors-level drafter???

"Some people have a way with words. Others not have way."

The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody

YouTube Videos

Sade to release new album

Here is your Thanksgiving present.

Good morning Lounge

If a man had written the Twilight series, would it have been more or less creepy than it is?

The Real Purpose of Social Consumption of Alcohol?

So, who is working tomorrow I have the day off, sort of.

Help! What's the site that had all those bizarre nativities?

So ya wanna dump out yo' trick bag, Ease on in a hip thang,

Computer says it's a binary code, it's just a pity I can't understand it: Flock of Seagulls, YouTube

I am outtahere, before my friend Wes has to kick me for disrupting.

Charges Dropped Against Woman who Posed Nude at Met

I just saw a cyclist run over a native rodent

D.B. Cooper hijacked a plane on Thanksgiving eve in l971.

I'm gonna complain about you all and then get annoyed when you disagree with me

Handmade XMas - 1 gift out of the way

DU is hilarious this week.

cat and dog owners help me out!!

God is watching you peel.

I don't like cats loose in the wild, there I said it.

I saw something about the Civil War in England on my Zenith

There is no wonder bread so I rarely come here.

How do you write in italics on DU?

I forgot rule #1 about living with a new kitten...

The sad part about that Deleted Subthread...

Interesting Quotation

1812 and the Stars and Stripes......Yup.......We deserve the BEST...JP Souza was a Man

Is your theme song a cliche?

i don't need no freaking holiday TV schedule...

Richard Simmons a prop?

Police: Dad leaves boy and goes into strip club

It's the Velvet Frog! Er..."Fog." Sorry. "The Christmas Song" - Mel Torme and Judy Garland, YouTube

If this post receives ONE unrec I'll kill a puppy!!!

Is Ray Stevens still cool?

I know.. I miss more than hit...

Things I'd rather do than go to the very best show in Branson, MO

I know it's wrong......but I can almost taste our thanksgiving dinner already

The VERY drunk biker...

Was Creekdog ever cool?

ANOTHER very drunk guy...

To anybody who has no concept of 'personal space' when parking in a lot,

Do you know what your hats do when you aren't home? {edited}

Operation "X" proceeding as planned

There is no wonder I rarely come here.

Was Jim Stafford ever cool?

Farmer wants to talk to dad...

off the family mobile phone plan

YouTube: The Office Space "Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta" (Geto Boys) clip

Random Happy Thanksgivings!

How come you don't see good combat flight sims anymore?

Global warming - We just need to hire some Dutch engineers.

Do you know what your cats do when you aren't home?

I think pit bulls should become extinct. Anyone else feel the same way? nt

Suggestions for a fun evening at home

I just got a "Smart Meter." Anyone else have one?

When President Obama told a joke, Senator McCain said...

ECW 1641-1651 was the zenith of civil war in England.

What are you paying for home cooking oil?

I think, what you people call, 'kittens' should be extinct. Anyone feel the same way?

I think, what you people call, 'mittens' should be distinct. Anyone feel the same way?


YouTube: One more "Office Space" clip..."Meeting The Bobs"

Miss Judy Garland singing Over the Rainbow on a 1963 Christmas show.

Stupid "Blair Witch" movies oughta have a warning

Tina Turner - We Don't Need Another Hero

Tuna Turner - We Don't Need Another Gyro

Moob tube

I'm sitting in a crappy little bar in Livonia MI listening to a dooshbag DJ scratching Baba O'Reily

Any atheists like me plan to perform blood sacrifices tomorrow?

Update: landlord ignored complaint of all the children running in the hallways

Are you working today?

The two cherry cheesecakes that I made tonight are a chillin' in the fridge

I got Lucky and Charlotte together for a picture!

I am now up 'n' running from my all-new, wall-to-wall-carpeted diggings.

I just got a hefty whiff of turkey-in-the-oven at my neighbor's house.

I really don't want to become...

Pants of Unusual Size.

anyone want to share their ignore list with me?

Just turned a turnip into coals! Would another ten minutes have made it a big diamond?

Millie just killed me a sock

Let me get serious for a moment....can I ask your opinion on something?

Suppose there's a DUer whose Profile is hidden, and then suppose that DUer is TS'ed

My Thanksgiving song - got one?

My Thanksgiving Prayer.

I think pit barbecue should become extinct. Anyone else feel the same way?

Thanksgiving week music thread - what have you listened to lately?

Breaking:Graywarrior to buy madinmaryland a Christmas gift!!

YouTube: Sarah Palin - Interviewed by The Bobs from "Office Space"

What's the matter, Colonel Sanders, chicken?

Can you get splenda poisoning?

Latest picture of Charlotte

Okay thatTarget woman is just damn creepy....

The Muppets: Bohemian Rhapsody (VIDEO!)

I'm guessing Adam Lambert went to the "Madonna School of Self-Promtion'


As seen on Facebook under the name Bob Gatenby - A.K.A. Me

"Two for the matinee showing of 'Ninja Ass' please."

Today I saw an SUV with a "Palin Power" bumper sticker

It was 65 degrees today. Anyone wonder why I pay the Big Bucks to live here?

I think any senior citizen who wants a stuffed animal doll with motion

Do any athiests/agnostics here put up lights on your house?

A very special Maury Christmas...

Who has tons to do and doesn't want to do a damn thing?

YooHoo!!!! flvegan!!!

Question RE: HDTV's and HDMI Cables

If I were a topic in GD, I would be flamed.

What are you paying for home heating oil?


2% OR 98%...WHICH ARE YOU?

I've almost finished the 'Dry Brined Turkey'.

"Bealtes On Record," History Channel Tonight

Turkey meat and drowsiness

I know 3 people who will be all alone on Thanksgiving and that's the way they


Susan Boyle's album

I still love Natalie

List 3 Things You Are Thankful For

your opinion on the green bean/mushroom soup/fried onion casserole

Terrific day in my ER rotation. I sutured up a pretty badly lacerated hand. My supervisor

What do you think about "benign neglect" as a managment strategy?

Final Round for the Photo Contest! Come cast your vote. :^)

US War Casualties - 24-Nov-09

In 1982, Unemployment was at 10% but the ruling party did not suffer

The pro Afghan war Democrats might as well receive paychecks from Cheney for the work they're doing

Calling Seymour Hersh..anyone? anyone? Bueller? (crickets chirping...)

Modern Flourishes as Obamas Host State Dinner

UnRecs... Should the DUer be listed somehow on the thread?

Peace groups declare National Call-In Day to oppose escalation of war in Afghanistan

An Offensive Photo (shop)

****Heads Up: POTUS Pardons a Turkey, Live!****

A Primary Challenger For West Virginia Rep. Rahall?

An illegitimate conversation

Peripatetic President To Press For Progress

Joan Walsh, Salon: "I'm thankful I'm not President Obama"

Thanksgiving week humor new Rass 2012 poll

Democrat wins House special election in Cedar Rapids

Dana Perino says there was no terrorist attack during the Bush Administration

Sarah Palin said WHAT???

This is a very good Thanksgiving start from Israel.. Must have Palin and right

"Consumers log stronger-than-expected spending rise."

"Consumers log stronger-than-expected spending rise."

Bankruptcies spike 33%

Today’s Oprah: "The Last Brother of Camelot, Sen. Kennedy's Life & Legacy"

Today’s Oprah: "The Last Brother of Camelot, Sen. Kennedy's Life & Legacy"

Orszag blasts 'loosey goosey' critiques of health legislation cost containment


Obama Visit to China VS Bush visit to China - We report you decide

Obama's 'Mistakes': Way Too Early to Judge

Why I think we're being manipulated RE: the "Land Mine Treaty" article from the AP

Serious question: Does being in Afghanistan give us more or less leverage vis-a-vis Pakistan?

Full Department of Labor Report on weekly claims

Records show WH health care talks

Few in Arizona want to see Sarah Palin become president

Briefing by Special Envoy for Middle East Peace George Mitchell

Good news raises hopes recovery won't fizzle

AllentownJake - This is not a call-out

K&R if you wish McCain and Palin had won in 2008

Unprecedented criticism from republicans against a sitting president who was elected in

Obama loves war

Remember when WE wanted to discuss underemployment and people who just gave up looking?

Why It Was Important To Host The Indian PM In A State Dinner

Obama to Go to Copenhagen With Pledge of Emissions Cuts

Michelle is Still My Favorite Obama- What a Stunning Dress For the State Dinner

United We Serve: Feed a Neighbor

Do the people who believe Obama is selling out, is Bush light, is a Kenyan hate facts?

President Obama's Thanksgiving Message To Supporters

2010 Update: GOP purity test dangers

John McCain: Sarah Palin attacks 'vicious' - "I’ve never seen anything like it"

Obama sends hajj, Eid greetings to Muslims

President Obama to appear on Oprah

Where were the Clintons last night? No mention of them anywhere,

who bears the greater responsibility for our democracy?

Democrats hail jump in consumer spending (updated)

How President Obama can bring home our troops from Iraq and Afghanistan.

Me vs. Stuart Varney on Fox' Your World regarding Cap & Trade and ClimateGate

Photos: The Obama Presidency, November 25, 2009

People can have legitimate gripes with Obama; but here's why I still give him good marks

Blanche Lincoln's familiar foe

The whole Teabagger-Palin-Birther thing explained in one photo:

I never elected Obama expecting Sunshine, Rainbows & puppy dogs the first day in office

Happy Thanksgiving President Obama, Vice President Biden

Greg Craig And Obama's Worsening Civil Liberties Record

In his slow decision-making, Obama goes with head, not gut

Obamas Bring Volunteerism to Martha's Table - First Family hands out bags of turkeys (VIDEO)

Big Ed and Ron Christie, a perfect example of.....

In what Democratic system do People only have power during elections?

U.S. landmines policy still under review

Obama will deliver his Afghanistan war escalation speech before soldiers/cadets at West Point

Reuters: Credit Card Usury Bill Coming Soon in the House

The reason for Obama's slide in the polls (updated)

The Nation: This is not what democracy looks like.

HughMoran appreciation thread, and everybody else who likes Obama

Manhattan Subway Deal Goes to China State Firm: Giving it All Up To China Makes No Sense

Last nite the Bidens had an early Thanksgiving dinner for wounded soldiers.

Thanks for the Memories

I beg your pardon, I never promised you a rose garden

Obama family distributes Thanksgiving treats (w/Photos)

PHOTOS New Official Photos - India Day!

Can we calm down the rhetoric till Tuesday

Ford vs. Gillibrand?

Dean on Morning Joe: Lieberman should give up HSC chairmanship if he filibusters..

Blah blah blah,blah blah blah blah blah....Sing to the choir all you want..

Indian-American Romance, And A Backstage Marriage Proposal, At Yesterday’s State Dinner

Have we agreed on the next Outrage?

Wow! So who crashed the party last night?

Couple got past Secret Service and crashed Obama's State Dinner

So, when you look at these posters now what do you feel?

Are you more sympathetic or unsympathetic toward critiques of the WH from the left?

Yes, DUers, if you complain about Obama that means you wanted McCain!

Enough. This is just insane!

Two wars and a double dip recession should dictate less glitz.

Obama Approval by Region SOUTH 26% / NE 84% /MW 61% /WEST 59% /REST OF USA 67%

How do we get Obama and the corporatist Democrats to listen to us, the base

An Open Letter to The Left

Get Ready for the Obama/GOP Alliance on escalating the war in Afghanistan by Jeff Cohen


Initial jobless claims fall to 466,000, lowest since September 2008

Who are you going to vote for? Is your Senator on this list?

TIME: California Judge Challenging Obama on Gay Rights

NYT Mag: After Cheney

YouTube: "Superfriends" cartoon clips re-dubbed with sound bites from "Office Space"...

Somali Case Highlights Specter of Radicalization

SEIU could sever ties with California Democratic Party

Fort Hood tightens security procedures

Fort Hood tightens security procedures

Perino: No Terrorist Attacks In America Under Bush

South Florida's exile activists set sights on Honduras

BRREAKING:Obama To Copenhagen For Climate Talks

Iraq to counter "lies", show successes via YouTube

6 family members killed in Iraq

Obama Will Go to Copenhagen Meeting on Climate Change

China reports 8 cases of swine flu mutation

Obama to attend beginning of U.N. climate meeting

Key coordinator of detainee policy quits

KY. census worker committed suicide, authorities say

Blue Cross Calls, Mailers Get NC Lawmakers' Notice

Admiral Mike Mullen To Geneva for START Talks

White House Visitor Logs Show Obama Turned To Business Leaders

AP: White House ‘Met Early and Often with Lobbyists’ on Health Care

GlaxoSmithKline pulls swine flu vaccines in Canada

Focus on the Family's James Dobson steps down

AP IMPACT: A stream of WH health care visits

Catholic order pays out for abuse

Family says Fort Lewis soldier was murdered (killed execution-style)

Truck carrying illegal immigrants falls off Texas cliff

Pelosi keeps door open on war tax

Iraq inquiry: Tony Blair told ‘days before invasion’ WMD had been dismantled

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday November 25

Women Nobel Peace Laureates & Women’s Rights Leaders Urge Secretary of State Clinton to Condemn Viol

Egads Confidential 9/11 Pager Messages Disclosed

Honduras vote to sideline president, enshrine coup

AP NewsBreak: Toyota to replace 3.8M gas pedals

Police find an arsenal in apartment after blast (Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio)

Orion plant rolls out last Pontiac for U.S

Ahmadinejad hails anti-US 'brothers' on Venezuela trip

Couple slips though security to crash state dinner

Polanski granted bail by Swiss court

No Blackwater firm in Pakistan, asserts US envoy

Consumer Spending in U.S. Rises More Than Forecast (Jobless claims 14 month low)

Yemen Sees ‘Mounting Evidence’ Iran Is Arming Rebels

Obama denounces Mugabe's rule

Happy Thanksgiving - Judge Gives Debt-Ridden Couple a House

Going Rogue: 'People Question if Obama Was Born in This Country'

Closing bases (US MILITARY)

US: Ban Landmines (HRW 23 November 2009)

Talk2Action: Generational Curses, Deliverance Centers, and the Kingdom Health Care System

Amy Goodman: Books, Not Bombs

Cheneys Slam Obama for Turkey Pardon, Urge Military Tribunal for Gobbler

The mystery of Dr Aafia Siddiqui

What Nidal Hasan, Timothy McVeigh, and the Beltway Sniper Have in Common?

Fed Estimates 7% Unemployment at end of 2012

Ron Brownstein is Completely Uninformed; Rahm Emanuel is a Fool for Thinking Otherwise

Glenn Beck: Obama's 'Indian' State Dinner an Attack on Traditional Thanksgiving

Senator in prostitution scandal caught checking out lingerie

The Misunderstood Robber Baron. Just something to contemplate as we hand more money over for

Lou Dobbs to Run for Prez, Address Latinos in Pig Latin

Single Payer Advocates Address Deep Flaws in Democratic Health Bill

VIDEO: Interviews with Sarah Palin Supporters from Book Signing

Afghan Strategy Will Contain Messages to Several Audiences

In Pictures: President Obama hosts State Dinner at the White House

Nick Clegg: crying wolf in 2003 destroyed all trust in Britain's leaders

Honduras Coup Regime Declares New State of Emergency Prior to Sunday “Election”

A day to give thanks?

Employer-Based Insurance is Shrinking; Insurance Profits are Fine

Jim Hightower: Giving Thanks for America's Good Food Movement

Phil Carter Resigns from Key Detainee Policy Post (Greenwald)

If each liberal "special interest" group is just in it alone, what's the point of a common ideology?

Palin Suggests Reforming Canada’s Universal Health Care System: ‘Let The Private Sector Take Over’

Why not ban landmines? (Second Opinion | Baltimore Sun)

Iraq: The inquiry cover-up that will keep us in the dark

Obama family distributes Thanksgiving treats.

Garrison Keillor: The dinner of all dinners

How a letter from 1964 shows what's wrong with the Senate today

Who's watching Glenn Beck? - Comparison to Father Coughlin

Time: The '00s: Goodbye (at Last) to the Decade From Hell

From Footnote to Fame in Civil Rights History


Stop Violence Against Women Day: Unions Act Globally and Locally

Uncomplimentary cartoon about Joe Lieberman in Cleveland Plain Dealer

Angelina 'igotminescreweveryoneelse' Jolie V Obama

Great dinnertime talk with the Repubs

Dodging the Big One

Is Belief in God Hurting America?

The Secret Political Reach Of 'The Family' (including Ugandan proposed law w/death penalty for gays)

Palin's Christianity isn't about the "Rapture" it's about achieving dominion over the E

Sarah Goes Mad [holiday fun for the slightly inebriated]

Rahm Orders Health Care Article Be Must-Read For Staffers

Get Ready for the Obama/GOP Alliance

Lluís Llach - "L'estaca " (The stake 2004)

President Obama Toasts Prime Minister Singh of India

Banksters Renew Their Extortion Threat

Bill Moyers interviews renowned economist James K. Galbraith pt1

President Obama Welcomes Prime Minister Singh of India

Countdown & Howard Dean Standing In For Rachel On Obama's Plan To "Finish The Job" In Afghanistan

Vietghanistan: Never Finished, Not a Job

Coup in Honduras: Workshop at the School of the Americas

Preview of White House Turkey Pardoning

Toe-Sucking Troll From Under The Bridge Uses Faux News Once Again To Raise Money

One year ago...she neglected to notice what was going on directly behind her

US will never repay China's $1 trillion

Papantonio: Democrats and Obama - Do or Die

Blackwater's Thanksgiving War In Pakistan

Papantonio: Sarah Palin, The Perfect Voice for the GOP

China Executes - We Give Bonuses!

Stimulus Opponent Eric Cantor Hosts Stimulus-Fueled Job Fair


Get your Barack Obama Dunking Bird!

McCain: Who needs exit strategies?

Obama Pardons Turkey for Thanksgiving... (no, not Sarah Palin)

Steve Leser vs Stuart Varney re: Cap & Trade and ClimateGate

I'm in the Market for You

Black Thursday - Some stores will remain open on Thanksgiving to boost sales

The Intelligence Squared Debate: Christopher Hitchens and Stephen Fry vs. The Catholics (3 of 5)

Triage Doctor from Little Rock Free Clinic: Public Option Needed to “Alleviate the Suffering”

Consequences of Afghanistan --Town Hall meeting (with Santa) 00:31

Varney: The Government Is Going To Come Into My Home And Take Away My Incandescent Lighbulbs

Michael Savage on Lazy Adult Kids who Move Back in with their Parents - November 24, 2009

Countdown: Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) on the Republicans filibustering the US Senate

Young Turks: Wes Clark Jr & Cenk Discuss Disappointment w/ Barack Obama

Dana Perino 'We Did Not Have A Terrorist Attack During Bush's Term'


Unpatriotic Palin Supporters Speak Out!

When Marg Delahunty met Sarah Palin

You Can't End Wars by Sending More Troops

TYT: Wes Clark/Cenk Slam Billboard in Colorado That Asks if Obama is Jihadi

Taxes in Sweden: from Poor No More

World Can't Wait Planning Protests Against Afghanistan Escalation Dec. 1

White House Security Breach - Uninvited Reality TV Stars Got Into State Dinner! Potenial FELONY

Young Turks: Jane Hamsher on Public Option, Goldman Sachs, Corporate Congressmen & More

Amy Goodman & Jeremy Scahill Disucuss Blackwater’s Secret War In Pakistan

Drumbeat: November 25, 2009

Climate change could boost incidence of civil war in Africa, study finds (roughly 55% by 2030)

The Lancet: Health and Climate Change (Cutting GHG's could directly save millions of lives)

Global climate change conspiracy exposed

NIWA - New Zealand Glaciers Have Lost Half Their Mass In Past 30 Years - Times Of India

EPA proposes sulfur dioxide limits for first time since 1971

Solyndra breaks ground on 2nd solar plant - 500MW/year

How much wind power would it take to decarbonize the world's economy?

New Scientist - E. Antarctic Ice Sheet - Thought Last Stable Region - Negative Mass Balance Since 06

What's the best way to consider which horse to bet on?

N.Y. Daily News: Red Sox reportedly going after Roy Halladay

Not only am I glad that the Lions are playing on Thanksgiving--I'm also rooting for them.

Which Thanksgiving game are you most looking forward to?

Why are they having an NIT semi-final when the college basketball season

Sorry Detroit...we don't need someone to feel sorry for

Would you give up sex for a month

Sissy or Super-Sissy? Gators Won't Schedule Canes

Honduras Coup Regime Declares New State of Emergency Prior to Sunday “Election”

Coup in Honduras: Workshop at the School of the Americas

How Does President Romeo Vasquez Velasquez Sound? Plus other updates

Honduras police say 4 people, rifles seized

Women Nobel Peace Laureates & Women’s Rights Leaders Urge Secretary of State Clinton to Condemn Viol

Daily Kos: Whom the gods would destroy, part 1: the crisis in Honduras

Honduras election has "a transparent and massive turnout"

Not Code Pink meets Not the D.O.D. (or, my encounter with Christopher Webster)

CEPR Press Release: NED to observe elections the OAS refuses to recognize

South Florida's exile activists set sights on Honduras

Day 149, November 23, 2009 from Oscar (my translation)

O'Grady's lies are absolutely shocking

Critics dismiss Honduran election -- even before first vote has been cast

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad getting around

Honduran military dictatorship arms itself with weapons and munitions of death and declares war

EXCLUSIVE - U.S. pitches unique F-35 fighter jet to Israel


Prisoner deal hits snag on Hamas demands - source

A Palestinian peace plan Israelis can live with

Rights group: 69 cases of Palestinian olive trees destroyed, but no prosecutions

Israel announces partial settlement freeze

excellent commentary on mcdonald v. chicago case (heller incorporated to states)

LaVergne Man Shoots At Would-Be Robbers

Homeowner Catches Teen Escapees In Shed

Prosecutor: Would-be robber charged with accomplice's death

snohomish county has more sense than mayor nickels

Argument over bear hunting leads to shooting death

Another irrelevant and out of touch gun control group bites the dust!

Sorrento homeowner shoots and kills suspected burglar

Melbourne store owner shoots, wounds robber

Store manager shoots robber

How familiar are you with existing firearm laws?

Recent accidental shooting news

Ireland: 300,000 public service workers strike

SEIU could sever ties with California Democratic Party

The Cost of ‘No’ and Other Health Care Perspectives

NFU Joins State Farm Leaders to Call on Congress to Pass Health Care Reform

drizzle crossing

Three great accessories

~~~ November Contest Final Round is up on GD ~~~

Lass's leery look

speaking of songs... Walking After Midnight (dial-up advisory)

Saturn's Aurora in Action

Awww video of the day

Splitting Time from Space—New Quantum Theory

edward hopper lives.... fixed link

The cute and pesky little Geckos are everywhere

brooklyn bridge tug and barge

How science is shackled by intellectual property

Just stop giving to the DNC

Stevens letter to anti-gay NY State senator

Where America's gay couples live

Who Do We Have to Blow to Get Gay Marriage in New York?

Gay marriage momentum stalls in liberal NY, NJ - I hate Maggie Gallagher

Ann Powers: Until an out gay rock star is no longer an anomaly.

Withers: New Jersey pulls back from marriage (Hurry up and wait you gays!)

Should Universities that discriminate against gays be accredited?

Hockey star to son: 'We love you, this won't change a thing'

Time to kill off Doha

Amazon customers protesting censorship of dvd about the crooked financial system.

The Dollar Bubble

This family needs help.

Music question for a project

ocelot magic -- anybody familiar?

Intensity a message from Galactic Family of Light channeled by Cathy Olsen

Leaving a Positive Footprint

Happy Thanksgiving to the ASAH Family!

I need to Get a Life....

Death and Illness Premonitions or Impressions.

Is there a safe drug treatment for schizophrenia?

From the Hospital to Bankruptcy Court

Obese Patients' Reaction to Diet Can Be Predicted, Study Finds

Is dirt good for kids? (Study)

Therapy 32 Times More Cost Effective At Increasing Happiness Than Money

Former Teacher Files Lawsuit Against Prosecutor

Bloomberg Proposes Using Students' Test Scores To Rate Teachers

What do scientists think about religion? (LAT)

If Judas had claimed to be Jesus, would non-Christian Jews have known that he was lying?

WTU Loses Court Challenge To Layoffs [D.C. Public Schools]

Gratitude in Tough Times

Book Calls Jewish People an ‘Invention’

Student assaults KC band teacher on bus

"god told me you smeared soap on the bathroom mirror."

Cup of mint tea is an effective painkiller

"We have to assume there aren't miracles because otherwise we cannot rely upon science."

Happy Official Start of the Eggnog Season!!!

Okay, anyone know wines? I'm writing a story and...

If I never cook another bone-in turkey

what is the best remedy for a dead mouse odor?

Let the children do the Holiday meal ---easy recipes