Democratic Underground

Archives: November 27, 2009

Can someone get a message to Harry Reid?

Want to know why we seem to blindly support Israel?

Want to know why we seem to blindly support Israel?

Graphic: comparison of size of armed forces in Afghanistan, 2006 to present

Dubai in deep water as ripples from debt crisis spread

Trampling on Honduran democracy

Deaths in the news: Comic-con Co-founder Krueger & Don Voegeli, Composer Of 'All Things Considered'

Strip club owner’s dog shelter named for Gingrich opens. “Newt’s Nook — A Home for Pit Bulls.”

Afghan children 'die from neglect' - from the indifference of the government

In Afghanistan: Unfortunately, I think we are the cat. (toon)

Troops in Afghanistan fighting the Taliban

I have escaped Black Friday

School Pupils suspended for 'Kick a Jew Day'

The mystery of the Mayan Calendar and 2012 revealed:

The Healing Power of Music -- FLAME, the band!

German Minister Resigns Over Afghan Airstrike

India to set up automatic monitoring of communications

U.S.: State Department Backpedals (Somewhat) on Refusal to Sign Landmine Treaty

Coke, Pepsi step up spending after being targeted by healthcare reform tax

Food banks go high-tech to feed the hungry

Food banks go high-tech to feed the hungry

Food banks go high-tech to feed the hungry

Congratulations, pinto!

Support for Sending More Troops to Afghanistan Rises Slightly.

Australian state of Victoria bans jump racing

US university links exam success to weight loss

The right wing's unAmerican tactics

Food banks nationwide report more 1st timers

Zimbabwe diamonds banned by dealer over abuse concerns

Deeply clueless LTTE kicks off War On Christmas '09

Deeply clueless LTTE kicks off War On Christmas '09

Deeply clueless LTTE kicks off War On Christmas '09

BecKKK (& probably PALIN's kids) think she & her woman's yapping belong in the kitchen

Pakistan's president facing military anger over US ties

Thanks a Lot: Pop Culture’s Finest Moments of 2009 (Stephen Colbert’s hyper-real genius, more)

Yeti crabs kill vampires dead, By Mark Morford

Please DU this poll (global climate change deniers are currently ahead):

International Day Against Violence Against Women in Honduras

International Day Against Violence Against Women in Honduras

Democrats work on multibillion-dollar jobs package

Cameras To Watch Sex Offenders

Cameras To Watch Sex Offenders

Homeless dogs have Thanksgiving feast

I think this RWer got some bad vodka - Dan Quayle will be president in 2013??

The SQUID A tentacled speed bump

NBC lets McCaffrey attack "harmful" Afghanistan timeline without disclosing his DynCorp ties

A reminder where Congress is in the Health Care process

Luckovich: Thanks But No Thanks

Luckovich: Thanks But No Thanks

Story about two local Iraq Vets. and the consequences of PTSD in today's paper.

Rethug ex-spouse of McCARTNEY's squeeze is lining up to run for GILLIBRAND's seat

Afghanistan's James Bond: suave killer who drives a Toyota Camry

APF spokeswoman Becky Shay loses her bid to run redevelopment agency

Catholic website demands Chris Matthews be fired for his interview of Bishop Tobin

Found this wonderful made in USA product line (just in time for the holidays too)

Dubai, welfare queen

Dubai, welfare queen

Horsey TOON on religion and violence

Horsey TOON on religion and violence

Can the Democratic Party become the Party of Lincoln?

Study: Smoking ban puts bad air outside

For some, holiday bell ringing pays bills; Salvation Army's iconic kettles now credit ready

Newseum puts Tim Russert's NBC office on display

Does anyone believe "Cap and Trade" will reduce carbon emissions

Lawyer: Couple didn't 'crash' state dinner-filmed by producers of "The Real Housewives of D.C."

Black Friday TOONS 2: 4 issues

Black Friday TOONS 1: Season's beatings!

The Biggest Dem Scandal You've Never Heard Of

Members of Congress should be compelled to wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers do...

Meteor lights up sky in South Africa

Anyone know if Hartmann is live today?

Medical Group Condemns Coal in Critical Report - Coal Kills

Purloined e-mails don't change the facts

Howard Dean to Lieberman: If You're Going to Block Health-Care Bill, Resign Your Chairmanship

Holocaust Museum shooter; in jail; getting better medical care than YOU!

Overnight Dow futures watch: -207 as of midnight ET

Black Friday TOONS 4: The rest of the "specials" for today....(warning, graphic!)

Sunday Talkshows

I just posted in the 9/11 forum

Diabetes Cases to Double in 25 Years-costs to care for the patients will triple

Opening the dialogue on America's dirty secret

Dubai disinformation spins to the top of Yahoo news

terrah! terrah! - morans of the past

For Guatemala gangs, it's violence and rape

For Guatemala gangs, it's violence and rape

For Guatemala gangs, it's violence and rape

Real-life CSI techniques go global

Real-life CSI techniques go global

buy nothing day

Senator Sanders on ABC's 'This Week'

The Nation: California Scheming

The Nation: California Scheming

The Nation: California Scheming

Dem committees outraise GOP in October

It wasn't quite up to the level of outright teabaggery

I am bored

Thanks Giving and Pets: The Dogs Just Love Thanks Giving. :)

Dem Committees outraise GOP

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

Does the president need a passport?

They're Going To Start Devouring Each Other Now

Danish legislature approves sweeping new police powers aimed at protestors

Are hit and run drivers on the increase?

How the 2012 Presidential election will play out...

CIA goes hiring in heart of Arab America

Mass. woman sees image of Jesus on her iron - pic

9M young children die worldwide annually

What's the minutes per pound?

Tiger Woods injured. Any updates?

Yesterday I ate Turkey and boy am I stuffed

Mr. Obama in regards to your decision on Afghanistan

Just got my health insurance renewal...

CIA goes hiring in heart of Arab America

CIA goes hiring in heart of Arab America

CIA goes hiring in heart of Arab America

Sarah Palin is NO Ronald Reagan

Adam Lambert furor spreads to gay community

Adam Lambert furor spreads to gay community

Hundreds, if not thousands, of lobbyists are likely to be ejected from federal advisory panels

'World's strongest' beer with 32% strength launched (BBC)

Riyadh: man to be decapitated for witchcraft

Utah trying to shake 50M pounds of carp

Contessa Brewer has finally reached the Zenith (or Nadir) of her career...

Goons, guns & gold still run Philippine politics

Hannity: 2009 has been "one of the coldest years on record." Is it true?

Obama admin reportedly blocks lesbian from getting health benefits after judge ordered it

Crash The Party

LA Times: Arizona struggles with budget crisis

Breaking: Tiger Woods Released From Hospital - Facial Lacerations

If your a parent with small children..this maybe your next pet.

cnn just showed poll results....60% disapprove of the way Obama is handling the DEFICIT

Food bank sees increase in demand

Food bank sees increase in demand

Food bank sees increase in demand

Lake Titicaca evaporating away

Students of Colonial history will appreciate this cartoon

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

The Adam Lambert Poll

Afghan Mission in Doubt as Air Raid Lies Force German Minister to Resign

How pathetic - the party crashers - these people are

It seems as if Obama is still open to banning land mines. Sending delegates to Mine Ban Treaty.

More Palin Lies: The Trooper in 'Troopergate' Breaks His Silence

The Village rallies 'round its Dean

WSJ - Karl Rove - "Voter Anger Is Building Over Deficits" - Jumps On The Blame Obama Bandwagon

A look back on ten tough years for the economy

Man apparently tried to haul away ATM in Colorado

Blue Cross in hot water over North Carolina letter campaign

IRS says Schwarzenegger owes $79,000

Obama Java is selling well with a little help from the DU (and lowering our trade imbalance!)

Obama Java is selling well with a little help from the DU (and lowering our trade imbalance!)

Remember when Bush tried to sell US ports to Dubai World?

Remember when Bush tried to sell US ports to Dubai World?

Tonight's J. Danforth Quayle Award For Republican Stupidity goes to SARAH PALIN

Bill Clinton's First Year Vs. Barack Obama's. Bill Clinton wins hands down.

Palin and Bachmann to party with the Teabaggers

Security tip for these times: if your house is for sale, do not let drive-up people in to "tour"

Thanksgiving tale: Woman in labor insists on being served

High salt and stroke directly linked

Canadian ex-official: Afghan prison claims known

From shadow to limelight for a governor's wife

Uninvited couple met Obama, White House says

Military divorces edge up again in 9th year of war

Raw Story home page teaser: "ACORN reprieve sparks GOP fury... Soon"

I'm just curious, do any private (K-12) schools have a system of teacher tenure?

Another BCBS Insurer Getting Customers To Fight Health-Care Reform

Found in medical bill: "box of tissues, billed as a "mucus recovery system," for $12."

Day after Obama announces more troops, WE, the old ladies, will take off our tops

Day after Obama announces more troops, WE, the old ladies, will take off our tops

Black Friday: First Blood Part II

Black Friday: First Blood Part II

Secret CIA 'magic' manual from Cold War era on sale

Anybody Have The Sunday Talk Show Lineup?

The Family: DC’s C Street Group Tied To Proposed Death Penalty for Gays in Uganda

Sting urges Brazil to listen to tribal dam fears

Obama's Secret Climate Pact

Sen. Chambliss Urges More Troops for Afghanistan

Regarding 'The War on Christmas' (warning - adult language)

Expiring insurance subsidy imperils laid-off Americans

Eating the dead?

Shaq paid for the funeral of Shaniya (murdered 5-year-old girl in NC)

Shaq paid for the funeral of Shaniya (murdered 5-year-old girl in NC)

"They get food straight to the people. No military organization, no bureaucracy, no governments."

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!! Best of Malloy tonight

Columbus hires firm to plan for surveillance cameras(watch neighborhoods via video camera)

Black friday and some observations, purely anectotal ok

Dick in 2012

I'm wondering how many locks have to be set on multiple identical posts

Food banks nationwide report more 1st timers

My Wish for Today

What makes more sense, heat the house or electric blanket?

I was driving home tonight and noticed the fools in tents

Shilling on DU. This is unacceptable.

London firms forced to party in secret

Obama Administration Thwarts Court Ordered Equal Rights

Local union donates to Whatcom County food banks

Bull.... Religious Beliefs

Black Friday TOONS 3: War- What is it good for, really?

Samaritan's Purse is flying Sarah in its aircraft.She lands at next book rally, gets on the bus.

Man Accused of Masturbating In Manure

National Default – Are we the next Dubai!

digby: Church And State

CNN opinion piece: "We're trying to shield ourselves from foreign competition"

Specter, Sestak Fight For Left Flank On Afghanistan

When a Republican says the stimulus didn't work

Mass Appeal

ACTUAL proposed campaign slogans from the "Draft Dick Cheney 2012" Blog.

Interesting Video

10 Lessons for Tea Baggers

NATO's Afghanistan War Casualties

Hug someone you love tonight and treat each other well.

6,000 Camels Besiege Outback Town

Black Friday Update

Would you have supported an Afghan War Surge under bush?

Bachmann and Palin to unite for Tea Party convention.

More Palin Lies: The Trooper in 'Troopergate' Breaks His Silence

The media needs to respect federal law. Re: tiger woods.

Posting on a message board is never, ever "brave"

Nearly one in six citizens went hungry in 2008

Woman believes boyfriend cheating, Rips off testicles

Obama Enacts Policy to Bar Thousands of Paid Lobbyists

Fundie Nut: "Number One murderer of babies" Planned Parenthood halts Missouri personhood effort

Fox News Makes the Best. Pie Chart. Ever.

Thanksgiving is labor day for many

Those Clothes: Try Reverse-Shopping!

Those Clothes: Try Reverse-Shopping!

Nader Mulling Senate Bid

Tiger Woods a bad driver?

Really Cool thing to support for those in or near NYC or soon to be

Glenn Greenwald: A key British official reminds us of the forgotten anthrax attack

Kucinich on Fox News:"On The Record with Greta Van Susteren" Friday 10pm ET"

I admit this makes me mad

H1N1 D225G mutation a reason of concern

H1N1 D225G mutation a reason of concern

I fear the Clintonization of Obama the most

Beck attacks ADL report

PIX: Sarah Palin with Happy People in Radioactive Town, Washington

Detective says DC police chief ordered mass arrests

(Lake Champlain) Bridge may be imploded before lake freezes over

Wanna see who rules us?

American Lies

Wrong Number Miracle

So, who survived Turkey Day visiting with the Teabaggers in the family?

So, who survived Turkey Day visiting with the Teabaggers in the family?

I hope you all noticed that Obama pardoned a WHITE TURKEY!

Disney Debuts First Black Princess

Unemployment - the Pictorial Graph -- very scary and impressive

The nuns are rebelling against a Vatican sponsored inquisition.

The People v. Scott Roeder / Anti-choicers v. the rule of law

Happy Birthday Marta (OS's moll)

Check out the freeper rock star LOL


Unhappy Thanksgiving

My 10,000th post

My 10,000th post

How do I avoid sweatshop clothing?

Blunder Woman (MAD Magazine) - pic

A simple truth about Afghanistan. You can't win a guerrilla war on somebody else's turf

How Afghanistan looks from the invading army's POV

"Joe Sold Out": A Special Message to Joe Lieberman From His College Roommate

NC public schools must pay millions more to charter schools.

A Reminder Of Why We SHOULD Shop At Walmart

WH gatecrashers DID meet President Obama...

Anyone shop on Black Friday? Any reports from the scene?

Why has the anti-war movement failed?

Fragmentation vs Wholeness: Why there is no sense of connection in America

Fragmentation vs Wholeness: Why there is no sense of connection in America

How did anyone ever think that going along with Reagan's insanity would lead to something good?

Thanksgiving Tragedy

'Person of the Year?' U.S. service men and women.

10 North Naples Middle students suspended for taking part in “kick a Jew day”

How should I react when I think a co-worker is living out of their car.

Democratic Party on Downhill Slide for 2010 Elections If They Don’t Change Course

100,000 troops to chase 100 al Qaeda members in Afghanistan and 300 in Pakistan?

Is it OK to Share Something personal with my DU Family Here?

New public database makes it easier to track who lobbies our Congress members.

Palin's fake bus tour!

Our "Going Rouge: Palin Rogue Coloring Book" is #1 in Political Biographies on Barnes & Nobles!

If President Obama is Bush's 3rd term, why then is the GOP infuriated?

Unemployed teenage parents who are living with

What have we learned from the hurricane, children?

So apparently this is the booze and jewelry holiday?

Here is a really good Thanksgiving movie "Pieces of April".

Drivers, please use caution today!

The mystery of the Mayan Calendar and 2012 revealed:

In the past few years, we've had dates like 01-02-03, 07-08-09, & 09-09-09

Black Friday...paint the devil on the wall!

three cheers for tits!

Well I thought this weeks Glee was going to leave me dry eyed...

Another day

Actual AFP Headline: "Pig farts spark Australia gas scare"

I survived Black Friday

Merry Christmas Sarah Connor?

this is why we can't have nice things

If you were to buy another Guitar Hero / Rock Band game, what would you call your band?

I feel vindicated...and it's rather nice.

Row erupts after development named 'Pogue Muhone Court'


Am I a horrible person if I eat chicken soup?

I spent thanksgiving with my palin loving,freeper Mother

Am I a horrible person if I post a chicken soup dupe?

A DU grandmother is missing!!!!!!

For information, WETA (PBS) is playing MOTOWN definitive performances!

Tiger Woods seriously injured in car accident

Am I a horrible person if I eat chicken poop?

What I learned from having a large gathering at Thanksgiving....

I work with people who keep very busy doing important jobs

plane: 0 gravity YOU HAVE TO WATCH THIS

I ate enough turkey to make Sarah Palin jealous. of Frank Zappa's greatest instrumentals of ALL time, "Black Napkins."

YouTube...FZ & The Mothers, 1968, on the BBC'S "Colour Me Pop"

YouTube...a 1977 version of "Black Napkins," from Frank's film "Baby Snakes"

YouTube...Zappa, "Stairway To Heaven"...DOES ANYBODY REMEMBER LAUGHTER??? LINK???

Please don't feed the turtle

Mad Men - Black Friday Sale Alert, Amazon $14 per season


Anybody here ever used (iPods/iPhones/hard drives in exchange for CDs and DVDs)

NPR's Carl Kassel is retiring.

You're so vain. I bet you think this thread is about you.

I survived Blank Friday.

Timeline of the Universe!

Can I Hang Out Here For A While?

Writing about Thanksgiving for my own amusement - your's too if you like

Real Estate/Rental question

My GAWD, I had some horrible nighrmares last night

Has anyone ever used rye bread in stuffing?

YouTube - The late, great Isaac Hayes rips the hell out of "Stormy Monday."

Eeeks! Aunt Bertha's here!

Time to resurrect this video to the national conscience

Tonight I'm posting from a 10-jet Jacuzzi I just installed. 104 degree water, suds.

This could be a picture thread

YouTube: HELLO CLEVELAND! Zappa whips out "I Am The Walrus," March 1988

It's not like some of DU's other forums are just one big pissing match right now...

Santa sacked for being sullen,inept and incommunicative.

YouTube: B.B. King & Buddy Guy - I Can't Quit You Baby

YouTube: B.B. King & David Gilmour - Eyesight to the Blind

YouTube: The final Mason / Waters / Wright / Gilmour / reunion: Comfortably Numb, Live 8

Tom Petty's new Live Anthology: anybody here get it yet?

Methuen woman sees Jesus on bottom of her clothes iron

Any one know a good up to date website on how to unlock and jailbreak an iphone?

YouTube: David Gilmour with Brian May, "Smoke On The Water"

Famous and skilled musicians playing a level "beneath" their talent

I'm getting a headache just thinking about work tomorrow...

the next motherfucker who uses the phrase "Rock Star" to describe ANYTHING

YouTube: The late 'n' legendary Do Ho performs "Tiny Bubbles" @ 2005 Pro Bowl half-time

"The Guys Get Shirts!"- Paul Anka (NSFW)

YouTube: The Dirty Mac, "Yer Blues" (Lennon, Richards, Clapton, Mitchell, from R&R Circus)

Ladies and Gentlemen please give a round of applause

Hey Hendry! Look!

Goodbye Mr. Monk (no spoilers)

Don't cry, I'll be off-line tonight. bluesboy's second round NCS playoff game.

My husband and I went to a Thanksgiving buffet today at a

Am I a horrible person if I eat a chicken coop?

My favorite song.Peter Gabriel - Solsbury Hill

Tomorrow it is pizza or something, I have had enough turkey for this month.

YouTube: David Gilmour & David Bowie - Comfortably Numb

Tried to buy myself a gift. Can't. AYKROYD's crystal skull vodka. It's regional?!1

EWW, my mom and my grandmother are eating Lutefisk.

Roll Tide!

I bought my sister a leopard print Snuggie for Xmas today.

Norton/Symantec's dirty trick

Well, this is kinda cool: The trailer for "White Christmas" with Bing, Danny, Vera and Rosemary.

YouTube: David Bowie - "Rebel Rebel" (from "Later With Jools Holland," 2002)

Met my GF's two grandsons last night.

Confucious say ...

The Adam Lambert Poll

Resolved: BEHAR and Larry DAVID are the least funny people in the universe

Am I the only one that had a GOOD thanksgiving?

In honor of *****CaliforniaPeggy's birthday***** today, I got my first tattoo!

Are there any safe appetite suppresants...

Just making Thanksgiving dinner Friday - I was mixing the filling while the turkey was

What do you know about bricks...?

Mass. woman sees image of Jesus on her iron - pic

What in your opinion is the best romantic movie of all time?

Just HOW bad is the economy?

So we can all agree then: PHISH is the best band in the USA

Is non-CGI animation going extinct?

Went out for awhile today. I see Walmart had Driver Licenses for $ 1.97.

So. About that "detonator choice" at the end of Dark Knight

PETA fucks with Thanksgiving

I'm back from the hospital yet again. I had a dang stroke, if you can believe that. Yeesh.

I think Tiger's wife beat the shit outta him with his own golf club last night

I just de-friended my dad. How was your family Thanksgiving? nt

FAVORITE Tom Cruise Movie?

Thanksgiving Pictures: Please share yours

Sci-fi buffs - Try me! Your own 'analog' cover for free! (dial-up warning)

White House's Ties to Health Care Industry Deeper Than Visitor Records Show

Another Missouri Republican Running For Rep. Blunt's Seat

Rep. Kirk Stocks Schock Endorsement In Senate Race

U.S. Military Unveils Huge New Prison in Afghanistan

A message from "The Nation"

Could President Obama accomplish more (faster) without the 4 horsemen & Republican intransigence?

Jim Rogers on Tim Geithner: He's been wrong about just about everything for 15 years

Maybe it's because of thanksgiving and I'm feeling well

I "believe" our resident "cut/paste" pro missed an important headline this morning

Thought Experiment: What if Obama had said this way back when?

No second stimulus outrages me more than Afghanistan escalation

Acts of sedition?

Think it's only the insurance industry that resorts to BS reports to kill reform, think again

Seeing The Asia Trip In A New Light

NJ Gov-elect Christie: Feeding the hungry is bad because it's "going on a spending spree"

Wanna See Something Positive?

Maybe the people who are about to walk out on Obama over Afghanistan can tell me

Newly appointed senator supports Crist

Darra$h Murphy is in trouble again.Stupid PUMAs

Statement from PERAB Chairman Paul Volcker on Tax Task Force

Time - Joe Klein - "Obama's 'Mistakes': Way Too Early to Judge"

Thin Skins

Want to know what our grand strategy is for winning Afghanistan? Here is what NATO is saying.

Now Rove "believes he's entitled to complain about deficits"

Gibbs: 'Time is running out' on Iranian nuclear program cooperation

Why do people here think Obama won't be re-elected for being consistent on Afghan war?

Krugman: Taxing the Speculators

Larchmont mayor floats Senate bid against Gillibrand

Elle Magazine snubs its own First Lady to award Mrs.Obama First Place for Best Dressed Women

Geithener is a distraction. It is probably Summers that has to go.

Rewriting History to Blame Tim Geithner: An Incomplete Story of the AIG Bailout

Make sure to pass on my fake commercial about supporting the AfghaniNam War

Can you lend a Hand?

TPM: Watch Out. Looming 2010 Enthusiasm Gap.

Can anyone present hard, detailed facts on Republican filibusters conducted this year?

The Party Crashers did meet with Obama.

"Palin, Bachmann to headline Tea Party Convention"

Admission Time: I Will Be VERY Disappointed In Obama On Tuesday Night

If Obama isn't Left enough for you...............

How would DU have treated Jimmy Carter ?

WaPo: New Obama Policy Bars THOUSANDS of Lobbyists

School Pupils suspended for 'Kick a Jew Day'

Peta demands Georgia Bulldogs American football team replace dead mascot with robot

US Stock Market Futures Sharply Down On Dubai World Debt Woes

U.S. journalist (Amy Goodman) grilled at Canada border crossing

Germany's Top Soldier Resigns over (Afghanistan) Air Strike Accusations

Canadian Bank Bonuses May Jump 50% on Rebound, Vlaad Says

Tiger Woods seriously injured in FLA

CIA goes hiring in heart of Arab America

Designs for new UK nuclear reactors are unsafe, claims watchdog

Man sought after 5 shot in Florida

German Minister Resigns Over Afghan Airstrike

Bangladesh ferry deaths rise

Body of trapped Utah spelunker won't be recovered

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday November 27

Brazil Bank Funds Destructive Projects, Say Activists

Hacker Gary McKinnon to appeal after extradition (to USA) blow

Justice Dept. Says Acorn Can Be Paid

U.S. Groups That Supported Coups in Haiti and Venezuela Will Observe Elections in Honduras

Iran Censured Over Nuclear Program by U.N. Watchdog

DA: Walmart peaceful year after deadly NY stampede

IRS says Schwarzenegger owes $79,000

Scores killed or hurt in Russia train crash

Wal-Mart launches probe into labor abuse allegations

Big U.S Banks May Be Forced to Raise More Capital Soon

Evidence of life on Mars lurks beneath surface of meteorite, NASA experts claim

White House crashers named in 16 civil suits

Texas gov leads GOP fight against climate bill

Christian church, Native American tribe reconcile

Justice Dept. Says Acorn Can Be Paid

25 countries tell Iran to mothball nuke program

Fed's Bernanke-audit would hurt economic prospects

Lobbyists pushed off advisory panels - WH initiative to limit influence could affect thousands

Palin Tricked By Comedian Again, Says Canada Should Drop Public Health Care

Tiger Woods in 'serious' condition after wreck

Secret Service: officers didn't verify crashers

Stock pile of tear gas grenades in Honduras triggers fears of human rights abuses

Canada high court rules for Wal-Mart in union case

US delays crackdown on Internet gambling

UK diplomat: US was 'hell bent' on Iraq invasion

IRS files $79,000 tax lien against Schwarzenegger [Updated]

Al-Gathafi's big tent

Not your typical American--Montana Wildhack

Dubai World's Debt Freeze 'Carefully Planned'.

Secret Service: White House Party Crashers Were Dick and Liz Cheney in Disguise

Europe backs Afghanistan strategy aimed at “regionalization”

The first black man to protect the president points out the holes in Kennedy's detail

The problem with criticism of "Precious"

Fred Branfman on "The Making of an Elder Culture"

Lobbyists pushed off advisory panels.

Half-Truths Dim Chances for Renewing Mideast Talks.

SAUDI ARABIA: Kingdom steps up hunt for 'witches' and 'black magicians'

Canadian Researcher Says Arctic Ice Is Thinning

Call it a clearcut case of a city going too far

Amy Goodman felt ‘violated’ by Canadian border officials | Raw Story

Ruben Naverette jr wants you people to live and work like Helots

Dubai Debt Woes Raise Fear of Wider Problem.

US scuttled efforts at building consensus for Iraq war: ambassador

U.S. Military Unveils Huge New Prison in Afghanistan

Independent UK: Dubai is finally financially bankrupt – but it has been morally bankrupt all along

Countdown to the Honduran Electoral Farce

Movie details rising tide of anti-Semitism in Europe

A Little Problem

Hijab Case: Why Bigoted Battery Makes For A Hate Crime

Buy American & Buy USA (cutting our own throats )

Guerrilla stings of ACORN don't meet standards of journalism (LAT)

Sarah and Carrie have got looks, they got books

The Swedish Model: from Poor No More, a Canadian feature documentary

President Obama, If I Had A Hammer



Thanksgiving Greetings From President Obama

Zombie Reagan Fails The Ronald Reagan Republican Purity Test

Palin arrives in NC, YouTube dweeb creates soothing video using Lee Greenwood's God Bless The USA

Muppets Stars and Strips Forever

Young Turks: Glenn Greenwald on Obama, The Constitution & Trials

Children of Afghan Refugees Are Dying From the Cold As Kabul Ignores Their Plight

Hundreds 'Deserting' Afghanistan's Taliban

Smart Remarks: Wars cost money, don't they?

Thankful to be a Freethinker

Insane Christian Terrorist Advocates Violent Overthrow

Firedoglake Jane Hamsher Discusses Afghanistan War

What is "Net Neutrality?"

First Lady & Daughters Receive White House Christmas Tree

Glenn BecKKK: "Let's Tear Down The Wall That Separates Church & State"

TYT: Hilarious Christian Rap Video Aims To Stop Hugs! (w/ Ana & Wes Clark Jr)

Do we need to occupy an entire country for 100 bad guys? -Robert Greenwald...

(New Scientist) Nuclear fuel: are we heading for a uranium crunch?

Confronting the role of non-CO2 pollutants in global warming (could forestall abrupt climate change)

NPR: Climate Change Is Victim Of 'Tragedy Of The Commons'

New Scientist: Lotus leaf effect ramps up the power of solar cells (improves efficiency up to 25%)

Kenyans draw weapons over shrinking resources—Have the climate wars of Africa begun? Top 10 green living myths

Bureaucracy trips up renewable energy projects

Indiana coal-gasification plant cost reaches $2.5B — nearly twice the original estimate

Another blow to Peak Oil

AP: (Obama's) New climate targets may not change daily life much

(Nature interview with James Hansen) The eye of the storm

Scientists Make Fuel from CO2 Emissions and Sunlight

New Scientist: Five eco-crimes we commit every day

The greatest sports highlight of all time?

January 2, 1994-Meadowlands

Uh oh--- Auburn up 14 on douchebag Saban's team.

Patriots need loud statement

Peta demands Georgia Bulldogs American football team replace dead mascot with robot

NFL Week 12 picks (with point spreads)

Trumad v. WilliamPitt, Part II

Countdown to the Honduran Electoral Farce

Death threats an everyday reality in Colombia, unionists say

Washington Endorses Gunpoint Election in Honduras

DAY 159 of Resistance: Despite State Terror, Resistance Continues

QC Election Delegation reports bomb explosion on bus route

Daily Kos: Whom the gods would destroy, part 2: The crisis in Honduras.

Honduras to Have “Free and Fair” Elections with Disrespect for Human Rights

Honduras, Colombia, Cuba: US Sticking with Monroe Doctrine (Interview with Arnold August)

Drug lords finding safe haven in Bolivia

Honduras coup: troops deployed to oversee election

Honduras warning for Latin America

Stock pile of tear gas grenades in Honduras triggers fears of human rights abuses

Israeli Says Its Air Force Thwarts Gaza Rocket Attack

Legislation would enhance anti-boycott measures

handgun hypocrisy - chicago style

MBUS, anyone?

Dutch newspaper blog: "Serious shooting incidents at school can be prevented"

Mass stabbings in bar fight. Four stabbed on West Coast, Mid-West, East Coast.

Happy Thanksgiving! shootings

Now that I have your attention

Union Smart (dot org)

Union made work boots (union discounts available)

Today in Labor History Nov 27, 1,200 workers sit down & songs as "It's Better With a Union Man."

Today in Labor History Nov 25 First organized walkout by teachers in the country

Labor Quote for the week of November 23, 2009

More museums facing strike in France

Global union launches investigation into paper industry deaths

DU a poll: Healthcare Insurance

Labor violation trial for Smithfield Foods delayed

RNs From Menorah Medical Center Become First Kansas Nurses to Join National Union of Nurses

Start Your Holiday Shopping Today at The Union Shop Online™

Maui Pine to shut down by end of year (285 employees will be laid off)

Unions put the brakes on rail deal (despite backing from powerful GOP lawmakers and Gov. Crist)

NY toughens penalties for employer retaliation

NUMMI Plant workers to get help 4,500 to loose jobs no help for 20,000 others

LABOR-MEXICO: MANUFACTURING POVERTY FOR WOMEN (590,000 women work in garment-making maquiladoras)

Bids for golf operations coming (photo of boss that fired me illegally 3 years ago)

I was asked to post link to this OP Pictorial about unemployment

The Writer-in-Chief

You guys honestly want to start hiding here?

Kick for President Obama. n/t

Kick for President Obama. I'd like for this forum to be at the top

What World are folks living in?

two of the ESB

night time fruit

beach bluster

Designs for new UK nuclear reactors are unsafe – claim

Herschel telescope 'fingerprints' colossal star (BBC) {VY CanMaj}

Hammerhead shark mystery solved (BBC)

Black Hole Powered Spacecraft

5 Most Colossal Nuclear Explosions Ever Captured On Camera

Solar Tsunami!

Argentine couple ready for Latin America's first same-sex marriage

My Gay Thanksgiving

Defying Judge's order, White House instructs Personnel Agency to obstruct health benefits to spousee

MADE IN USA guide for DUers

Playing "Track Change" at the Wall Street Journal

Here is a very scary thing - UNEMPLOYMENT - the Pictorial -

Unofficial Problem Bank List Increases Significantly

Dubai Crisis May End in ‘Major’ Default, BofA Says

Dubai Digits

Soaring Unemployment and Double-dip Recession?

Thanksgiving Night Massacre

How banks may lose $430 billion more

Eliot Spitzer: Geithner's Disgrace

Starcodes This Week

Surgeon Gen Declares Thanksgiving As "Family Health History Day"

Trying to Explain a Drop in Infant Mortality

sorry, wrong place, delete n/t

Blind man fitted with 'bionic' eye sees for first time in 30 years

To Pay for Longer School Days, Some Parents Try Raising Money.

Death sentence passed in Saudi Arabia on witchcraft charge

deleted double post

The Secret Political Reach Of "The Family"

Stoning of the devil

Cannon Fodder for the Gods

Spanish RC Church to deny communion to pro-abortion politicians

FOX News Angry at Lack of Religious Displays in State Capitol

Race to the Top in Education

Back to the Land

NEXT! Allowing Pasta to Drink to Its Fill

Full frig heaven. What about a leftovers thread?

Back to cooking land, I think...