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Archives: November 29, 2009

Expiring insurance subsidy imperils laid-off Americans

Worst Blog of All Time

How stupid is this? Try this one for size (other than texting)

Delete Dupe of thread below:

Delete Dupe of thread below:

In Alaska, new fight develops over rights of fetuses

2009 Celebrity Deaths

Interesting conservative review of "Going Rogue."

San Jose Mercury-News: Officer using Taser in video also used force four times in 10-week span

I was listening to Ed this morning on the radio

"Halfway" Palin strikes again!

Obama's Asia trip bears fruit - snark alert

Is there a list of filibusters that have been occuring this year?

Budget cuts hit broad swath of Cal State

Operator: This is the ambulance emergency line. Do you have an emergency? LOL(Warning-language)

Interesting 7 minute video. Reconstruction of US Airways flt 1549 La Guardia to the Hudson river..

The downtown is still there, but not the people

It's that time of year again!!

States plan for global warming, but Alabama not in group forming strategy for rising seas

States plan for global warming, but Alabama not in group forming strategy for rising seas

Woodrow Wilson's boyhood home repaired

Bob Franken: Social Climbing the White House Gates

Climate Change Deniers; Will you be ashamed?

Political clash expected soon over rising U.S. $12 trillion dollar debt

Yet another reason to be pissed at the big banks who took our money

Yet another reason to be pissed at the big banks who took our money

LA Times: Possible sinkhole threatens New Mexico town

We are trying to jump a chasm by playing hop-scotch across it.

Report: Hasselhoff Hospitalized After Seizure

Iraq: The war was illegal

Current health insurance bill distilled down to the core

Turbulence Ahead: Senate Opens Health Care Debate

India has nuke event - employee sabotage? - "malevolent act"

What do you think of the WTO?

Electric power generation down 8.42% from last year

Electric power generation down 8.42% from last year

The Sunday morning ouch machine

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Increases Payment to ELCA

Democratic Senator Cantwell seeks to use gambling laws to rein in Wall Street

MIA: The Iraq war

Climate change denier Nick Griffin to represent EU at Copenhagen

Study Confirms Health Care Bill Will Cut Costs

Book review: "Sin Patron: Stories From Argentina’s Worker-Run Factories", edited by Lavaca

Hey Mr. Gregory-Ask Rick if he supports Gov't run health care!!-straight up!!

Talk to me about volunteer work

Yet, another White House party crashed

Yet, another White House party crashed

My take on Congress:

Gov Dean: Obama Will Win In 2012, 'Going To Do Fine'

Will ABC now make a movie about how Bush and Rumsfeld missed bin Laden?

John King Feels Sorry for War Criminal TONY BLAIR

Owens won (New York 23)

Great WTO article, timeline, pics on Seattle Times site - Link:

Quelle Surprise !!! The WH dinner crashers want to get paid for a TV interview.....

Coalition casualty map masks wider picture of Afghan insurgency

Bernie Sanders: Bernanke Won't Get My Vote For Second Term

4 cops shot dead at a coffee shop near seattle wa - breaking - here's the link-

GOP Wages Internal Debate Over Tax Increase For Afghan War

Obama administration plans new efforts on foreclosures - plans to press mortgage companies

Ohio School District Sues Over Air Pollution

What were public services (works) like prior to FDR?

Scientists to the rescue to save us from greenhouse gas - aim to curb burping sheep

10,000 E. African albinos in hiding after killings

Professor advises underwater homeowners to walk away from mortgages

Inhofe Trashes Military Generals Who Advocate For Clean Energy Legislation: They Crave ‘The Limeligh

Count the GOP talking points in this LTTE about health care!

New Orleans area mud-wrestles the Corps

Have You Guys Checked This Out ??? - Decline Of Empires (Video)

HBO is doing the 25th Anniversary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame concerts tonight…

12 shot at Fresno house party

Why I believe Blair should stand trial & face charges for war crimes-by General Sir Michael Rose

Buying my grandaughter's XMas present on Ebay

The U.S. and dems in particular will never have any credibility unless war crimes


Gold bars fake? What do you think?

3% of murdered men were killed by an intimate

Deficit Reduction? Raise Taxpayer $$ Loans Interest Rates to 29.99% PLUS FEES for Wall St Banks...

Newsweek editor mocks "latte-drinking" liberals

Homeless Man Owes $500,000 Doctor Bill

Fighting the Wrong Health Care Battle

Collapse: It's happened to every great civilization

Collapse: It's happened to every great civilization

Monsanto draws U.S. antitrust scrutiny

Will the $30 billion for the additional troops in Afghanistan be added to the deficit??

Bank Wants Struggling Soap Box Derby To Repay Loan

Look at these nutty fuckers.

Cambodian trial, though grim, broke new ground

Until we do something about our lying ass misleading press

For 3rd time, Tiger Woods cancels meeting with police

State expropriation for new hospital includes those who rebuilt after flood

RNC Purity Test = Suicide Pact?

Inhofe, head of the Flat Earth Caucus, intones on climate change, Gitmo, etc

Iraq Inquiry bombshell: Secret letter to reveal new Blair war lies

Tonight's J. Danforth Quayle Award For Republican Stupidity goes to SEN. JAMES INHOFE

Ex-nurse, 83, nurtures artisans’ co-op, family planning clinic she founded in Haiti

If the right-wingers win back the Congress and Senate in 2010?

If the right-wingers win back the Congress and Senate in 2010?

Does anyone know exactly where these "Climate Gate" emails are?

george w. bu$h* allowed osama bin laden to escape

What am I thankful for? There *is* hope for mankind

Discovery Institute: The Mask Falls Away

Swiss voters back ban on minarets.

Where the hell is the Neo-Con OUTRAGE?

For-profit colleges haul in government aid: median graduation rate is 38%

France wants a 'carbon tax' on EU imports

Doubts Linger Over US Civilian Surge (1,000+ more) in Afghanistan

What if a Serious Journalist Had Crashed the State Dinner

Turkey Day Debate: Stimulate the Economy? Lower the Retirement Age to 55 Now (from Hartmann)

Just watched 'Face The Nation'. I couldn't stop watching Dick Armey.

I Remember (Mama's Bank Account by Kathryn Forbes) Mama

Hate Sarah Palin? She loves that

I've been thinking about the interlopers allowed into

sarah palin's signature--

Interesting Segment From A Book On Vince Lombardi

Cannabis College Now Enrolling Students

Just for the record, I did not have an affair with Tiger Woods.

OMG! R U driving? NC texting ban starts Dec. 1

HIV/AIDS cure getting little publicity

Black Friday Verdict: As Expected, Number of Shoppers Up, Average Spending Down

What (or who) is the best method (or person) to evaluate the effectiveness of educators?

Join Robin's Campaign Today!

Democrats expect healthcare overhaul to pass

The Wayfarers: 1937 - Check out this haunting photograph by Dorothea Lange now at Shorpy's

Caption Poppy *

English teachers council gives Glenn Beck the 'Doublespeak Award'

The battle to teach girls in Afghanistan

Surging More Troops Into Quagmire Will Harm Afghans and Americans

Surging More Troops Into Quagmire Will Harm Afghans and Americans

Can DU limit an individual's Unreccs to 3 a day?

...a livable universe; each one of us is the essential element.

NY Times: Across U.S., Food Stamp Use Soars and Stigma Fades

Wall Street's a maybe state gambling laws apply


Anyone here voting for Atlanta Mayor? There's a live debate

Democrats in revolt over Barack Obama’s troop surge

Transsexual LA Times sports writer Mike Penner dead at 52, believed to have committed suicide

What do you think about the Seventeenth Amendment ?

The funding of troops for Afghanistan exemplifies the timidity of the Democratic Party.

How did "public option" galvanize elite lefty opinion?

Watching the HBO Rock and roll concert?

Bad American: a Gentle Sunday Morning Read

Global warming denial: litmus test?

upgrading xp to 7

Project Censored: The Thickening Sickening: charter schools as parasites on a public host

Is Bin Laden dead or alive?

Why are the Senators and others just now in an uproar about Tora Bora??

lol!! Tweety's big ole Tweety head was just lampooned on Family Guy

Scott Lively: American, European gays are to blame for harsh anti-gay laws in Uganda

MIT analysis backs Obama Plan (Concludes Americans Will Pay Less)

Did anyone else get e-mails from banks and brokerages offering black friday specials?

An FB friend is pushing the whole "Clinton had his chance to catch OBL"

Twitter Billboard Leads to Epic Fail

Does anyone else think it is inappropriate to speculate on Tiger Woods's supposed mistress? (PIC)

Dean: Obama Will Win In 2012, 'Going To Do Fine'

Question for iPhone users

24/7WallStreet: A Mediocre Start For Retail On Black Friday

I haven't heard of any Vets giving up...

Well I'm sorry to disappoint those who wanted a shopping boycott

4 police officers shot dead in coffee shop

Can You Imagine What The Country Would Be Like If Bernie Sanders Types Were The Norm In Congress ???

Copenhagen, an ugly picture of truth

another day at the market

Here's what we did last week to help to stimulate the economy

Here's what we did last week to help to stimulate the economy

Prosecute the White House gate-crashers

Prosecute the White House gate-crashers

UK Climate Scientist: Global Warming will 'wipe out billions'

I know they don't know a republican from a democrat, but now they can't count to 100?

How much faith do you have in capitalism and the banking system?

Martial law, beatings, theft and all they got was 55%? LOL

All the "Shop Shop Shop" media cheerleading didn't delude people into spending money they don't have

Stop giving me science and facts, I believe the fear propaganda!

Wisconsin woman charged in attack at anti-abortion protest

So, the president will present and implement a new plan for Afghanistan before approval by Congress?

Rich golfers, Alaskan hicks, Oprah

Why have a secret service security review?

Manhunt in Kansas yields former Columbia official accused in slayings of wife, daughters

Manhunt in Kansas yields former Columbia official accused in slayings of wife, daughters

Woods Says Crash 'Embarrassing,' Wife 'Courageous'

Why is this 501(c)(3) allowed to lobby against health care? Not in their mission!

Polanski will enjoy broad freedoms during house arrest at his Alpine chalet

Y2K vs. Global warming

Y2K vs. Global warming

Person of interest named in slaying of 4 Pierce County police

Person of interest named in slaying of 4 Pierce County police

California Central Valley animal shelters overwhelmed

I'm going to negotiate with the state of Ohio

How Will You Die?

NYT: Are We Going to Let John Die?

Switzerland has banned minarets on buildings..

New Banking Trojan: A Nasty And Formidable Foe

Independent UK: Britain faces return to Victorian levels of poverty

Independent UK: Britain faces return to Victorian levels of poverty

David Sirota: The Party of Death

You're Not Going To Like This, But Listen Anyways. Update X1

Some Domestic Violence Statistics

Tiny magnetic discs could kill cancer cells: study

Breaking news from Tacoma, Washington - four cops ambushed and shot dead

Robot kills Poisonous Snake while children are sleeping

Leave Churchill out of Scientology, says family

Image of Steven Wright appears on iron (as also reported by Fox News)

Four Skinheads' Attempt at Racial Holy War Turned Into a Slater Slums Smackdown

60 Minutes tonight: Robert Ballard. Wow!

Tiger Woods issues a statement

Bush Admin didn't want to get OBL when they had the chance because "evidence wasn't conclusive"

The Great Depression... pictures of our own future...?

Obama administration blocks lesbian from getting health benefits after judge ordered it

Coakley (Likely Kennedy Successor): I oppose more US troops to Afghanistan

Hyundai pulls out of Japanese car market

RW Heritage Foundation stooge says that "very few" food stamp recipients are actually hungry

Latest right wing email: Can a good Muslim be a real American?

Are you happy with the "change" you voted for?

Twilight sequel New Moon is anti-feminist, claims professor

Party Crashers: Pay us $500K, then we'll talk

So Tigers lawyering up and the alleged mistress hires Allred

Bernanke: Lying, worthless piece of shit! DO NOT RE-CONFIRM!

California man''s health ordeal puts face on uninsured

New Internet meme - The Concern Fallacy

New Internet meme - The Concern Fallacy

Cuban global warming "cartoon?"

Dana Perino, STFU!1 Jeff GANNON *wasn't* "an embarrassing breach of security"?!1

"Trailblazing" website reveals 350 years of science

Anyone watching the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert on HBO?

Anyone watching the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame concert on HBO?

I've had two Trojan attacks on my pc

Grandma delivers baby, Thanksgiving dinner

Troop Surge in Afghanistan to be Phased Deployment Over Next 12 to 18 Months.

Huckabee really screwed the pooch with this one!

Climate change data dumped

Did I just hear Andy Rooney just say the U.S. pays some of the highest taxes in the world?

The Paint-Less Coca-Cola Would Save Earth One Can at a Time

Talk radio cannot be ignored on climate action.

Rumsfeld decision let Bin Laden escape: Senate report

What is a hippie? Are there any hippies around today? Can someone be under 50

The world's most prosperous (and happiest) countries are also its least religious...

Levi Johnston, Put Your Pants On

So is DU being infiltrated by un-rec trolls who seek to influence our dialogue?

Times: "Tiger Woods 'was fleeing his angry wife'"

Times: "Tiger Woods 'was fleeing his angry wife'"

Poll: Limbaugh is most influential conservative

CNN Breaking: Iran approves construction of 10 uranium enrichment plants...

QUESTION: who is most likely to cheat? the husband or wife?

Hooray! 2010 Seed Savers catalog!

Behold! A glimpse at the hell the Swiss have just avoided...

We're a step closer to lab-grown steaks at the supermarket

President Obama never said or hinted that he would withdraw from Afghanistan.

A red ribbon hangs in advance of World AIDS Day on front of the White House - pics

Can you think of better uses for the $3 billion plus/month Obama is spending in Afghanistan?

Bloomberg reporter who sued Fed is dead

The 4 Police Officers slain today near Tacoma --

Family Violence

Family Violence

People's strange ideas about "The Homeless"

N.Y.S D.E.C. is killing my sisters' deer tomorrow please help

N.Y.S D.E.C. is killing my sisters' deer tomorrow please help

What presidency did more damage to America-Bush or Nixon?

Mercedes Lewis, 11, dies of H1N1 flu. Stop telling me the "regular" flu kills more people.

"We must increase troop levels in Afganistan in order to withdraw!": What the sales pitch will be

If you support escalation in ANY ONE of our wars, then you need to be ready to go or send your kids

If you support escalation in ANY ONE of our wars, then you need to be ready to go or send your kids

Underwater mortgage? Walk away, law school prof says

Are there any two more evil words than "for profit"?

Arizona law changes way teachers contract with districts

Bernie Sanders and Dennis Kucinich

If you believe Pit Bulls are inherently dangerous animals, & you support BSL to ban them

Make no mistake: GOP is paying trolls to "Blog Attack"

People are not assholes for putting their elderly relatives into nursing care.

Will you be ashamed?

is the keytar bacK?

Music to sleep to:

Is it ok to post whatever is on your mind?

"Hysterical Paroxysm"

How do you get a male cat to stop spraying?

Who cares?

Hey, can anyone tell me about this Lenovo laptop?

Another Glacier Park webcam capture

Seen this yet? Miss Piggy does Freddy Mercuruy...

How to market the lovechild of Edgar Winter and Marilyn Manson

. . . and a few pics from a petting zoo last month.

Photo thread! Post your facial lacerations!

What your tattoo says about you in easy-to-understand chart

Charlotte Sunday picture... "Zzzzz..."

How is making love in a canoe similar to American beer...

Upon seeing Rudolph at the mall...

Swimming in the snow (cool pic)

My cat got recalled.

My car got recalled

Am going to miss The Holidays this year, evaluate my "replacement" feast


My cap got recalled

Breaking! Tiger has lawyered up!

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Invisible Leftovers Edition

Okay, this is a petty rant....What happened to grocery store buggers??

Just for the record, I did not have an affair with Tiger Woods.

Singer Ronnie James Dio has stomach cancer

Did anyone just see the Titans/Cardinals game?

Tuesday Weld an occult high priestess?

Sun dried tomatoes, goat cheese and pin nuts on crescent rolls?

Redux: Cool Fall evening, leftover spaghetti percolating

You're so vain...

I lost a fight today

What to eat?

Hey, I just want to remind everyone...

Why is Dana Plato on my desk staring at me??

I am feeling so grumpy right now...

It 9 pm on a quiet Sunday night , and my cedar tree up and beautiful.

Why is Plato on my desk staring at me??

Urban Decay--The Packard Automobile Plant, Detroit, MI

Anyone watching the Hall of Fame Concert on HBO....

Dan ACKROYD's Crystal Skull vodka -- the BOTTLE

Why have they outlawed bedspreads? And wallpaper?

House flies and skeeters are wakin' up in the East.

Anyone else see Bob Ballard on 60 Minutes?

Lounge flame war


Should I insist my wife go to the hospital tonight or wait until she talks to the doctor tomorrow?

What the hell is THIS?

What creationists actually believe...

Vince Young is now a legend

A few new pics from the Waldorf Cat Haven


I'm stepping out for a bit. Does anybody need anything?

I heard a mellow, down-tempo version of The Cure's "Just Like Heaven." Who was it?

'tis the season... for DELILAH (radio)

Toughest neighborhood on Democratic Underground

Okay, this is a petty rant....What happened to grocery store baggers??

my son is a

MMmmmmmmm mmmmmmmmm mmmmmmmm

Amazing Race just ended tonight. My favorite team will NOT be in the final three.

I just bought a external 1TB Hard Drive

Do you have a welcome mat???"?

long time no see! hope everyone is doing well

First PHOTOS from my new camera! (major dial-up warning)

Post your least-favorite holiday verbal cliche used by the MSM here.

Daily Show Cover Letter?

Are you a conservative/Republican?

Happy Birthday GoddessOfGuinness!

Do any of you remember The Ernie Kovacs show?

How old are you and when did you start puberty ?

Unsolicited psychological advice from a therapist?

Who is your favorite Brady kid?

Positively Autistic.

Our beloved Mouse is dying...DU hugs would be appreciated.

What car should I get

Should Rush, Yes and ELO be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Musicians, help! I am FLAT!

Forget baggers. What happened to 'toters'?

Very cool: Owl Attacks Camera in Slow-Motion... (23 secs)

Mahna mahna!

Specs of your first computer

Ezra Klein Explains the Medicare Commission

Tuesday will be a good day for DU

Tolleson nixes 8th District run

Did anyone catch the interview with on CNN on how Murdoch and Moon use media

Why is DU allowing ads from GenHope stating HCR = Jailtime??

Reagan thought there were 'moderates' in Iran during Iran-Contra

Calling the Republican filibuster bluff: Boston Globe Op-Ed

Who is Dan Senor?

Embracing the Taliban

Just Because I Voted for Obama in '08 and WILL VOTE FOR HIM IN '10...errr I mean '12

Advisers told Summers, others not to put so much cash in market; losses hit $1.8b

Here is how a poster on Fark compared Bush to Obama.

I Do Not Want Purity - But Can We at Least Have Some Discipline?

I Do Not Want Purity - But Can We at Least Have Some Discipline?

Deficit and tax cuts

Quiet GOP tactic stalls top Obama appointments

Robert Reich: The Housing Crisis and Wall Street Shame

saw a Palin bumpersticker today

WH: "Iran has rights, but with those rights come responsibilities."

Official strategy: Republicans no longer allowed to think

Senator Reed smacks down Senator Lugar's idiotic suggestion: put off health care, focus on war


Huckabee leaning against another presidential run

Does it look like the troop increase in Afghanistan will be coupled with an exit plan?

Rumsfeld messed up and Bin Laden got away, but I'm confident that Obama will catch him.

What's Jeb Bush been up to?

MIT Economist Confirms Senate Health Reform Bill Reduces Costs and Improves Coverage

Neoliberal Wall St. shill and Robert Rubin coauthor Jacob Weisberg gushes over Obama's DLC 1st year

Among Dems: Most want Afghanistan troop reduction. 29% in favor of any surge. 67% oppose any surge

All I wanted was a Taco: The Teabaginning

President Obama’s Muddle Path in Afghanistan .... Now it’s his war.

I realized why I often seem so cranky on DU

Breaking: President Obama regains majority approval in Gallup daily tracking-51%

2,976 = Number of people killed on 9/11. 3053 = number of people killed...

Should Hillary Clinton Resign her Post if This Adm Uses the Rights of Afghan Women Cynically?

Abused Afghan women opt for suicide

Criticism of President Obama on DU: Too much, not enough, about the right amount?

What I want to hear from President Obama about Afghanistan

The Political Left And The "Good" War

What's the point of trying to belittle President Obama's accomplishments?

Dukakis to endorse Capuano in Senate race

Howard Dean on 2012

Winter Soldier Testimony - Iraq and Afghanistan

Why Isn't This Getting More Attention? (Larry Summers Destroying Harvard's Endowment)

If Obama were President on 9/11/01, there may not have been an attack on our soil.

If this guy is the cop killer, then Mike Huckabee just imploded for 2012

Democrats in Revolt Over Obama’s Troop Surge

NY Daily News: Bush administration could've captured bin Laden in 2001

Iraq Inquiry bombshell: Secret letter to reveal new Blair war lies

Iran Earmarks $20 Million to Support Militants

Peru apologises to descendents of slaves

Iran approves building 10 enrichment sites

Turbulence Ahead: Senate Opens Health Care Debate

Senate Report Explores 2001 Escape by bin Laden From Afghan Mountains

MIT analysis backs Obama Plan (Concludes Americans Will Pay Less)

Swiss ban mosque minarets in surprise vote

Rumsfeld let Bin Laden escape in 2001, says Senate report

Rumsfeld decision let Bin Laden escape: Senate report

Hondurans cast absentee votes in Miami

Shoppers spent less over Black Friday weekend

Democrats expect healthcare overhaul to pass

Lugar: Let's Put Health Care On Hold To Deal With Afghanistan

Person of Interest named in Police Assinations in WA!!

U.A.E. Eases Credit After Dubai World Debt Delay

Senator (Bernie Sanders) opposes Fed chief Bernanke renomination

Official: 4 police officers shot dead in Wash.

Honduras denounces plans to boycott presidential election

Release of secret reports delayed-Spy agencies foil Obama plan for transparency

Senators: Take action against White House crashers

UAE moves to counter Dubai fallout but markets wary

For 3rd time, Woods cancels meeting with police (we have a statement)

Huckabee says he probably will not run in 2012

Secret Service Interviews Gate-Crashers

Report: FBI paid controversial NJ blogger for help

1 in 8 now using food stamps

Former guerrilla wins Uruguay presidential run-off

Ex-con wanted for questioning in Lakewood police slayings (+ Huckabee connection)

Shoppers spent less over Black Friday weekend

Chavez threatens to nationalize Venezuelan banks

Switzerland votes on minaret ban

Iran OKs building 10 new enrichment plants

Lobo leads Honduras presidential vote - exit polls

Permanent Arctic Ice Vanishing - Satellite Images Misled Shocked Scientists

Data point to Toyota's throttles, not floor mats

Climate change data dumped

Memo: Honduras State Employees Forced to Attend Santos Campaign Rally

Newsweek's 10 Most memorable quotes of the decade

Audit Interview: Mark Pittman Feb 2009. (CJR). Looking back.

U.S. Issues Commemorative Stamp Honoring the 'Food Stamp'

Democrats in Revolt Over Obama’s Troop Surge

Growing, yes, but India has reasons to worry

Phosphate phaseout

Bioweapons could catch US cities off guard

Enough already !

BOGUS HONDURAN ELECTIONS TODAY: Hypocrites Washington, Costa Rica, Panama, Perú, Colombia.....

When Tiger Woods and scandal collide, truth becomes the victim

Ministers fear Iraq backlash will lose Labour the election

50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World (UTNE)

Paul Krugman: The Jobs Imperative

Why I believe Blair should stand trial- face charges for war crimes-General Sir Michael Rose

Cheney's Withering Response to Senate Report on 'Bin Laden Dithering'

Young, educated and jobless in India

The Dark Side of Dubai! MUST READ!

The US Should Cut Military Spending in Half - Cato Institute


Diplomacy 101

Afghanistan summit to plan for withdrawal

Thomas L. Friedman: America vs. "The Narrative"

The abundant ignorance of American voters (jawdropping stuff)

Obama-hate is getting scary

White House Gate Crashers Prove Obama Can't Protect Us From Terrorism

Christian Extremists Pray for Obama's death .Doing Away With Obama

Bernie Sanders On This Week: Afghanistan Too Expensive To Support

The Week In Cartoons 11/28/09

This Week with George Stephanopoulos / Health Care Debate

Part 1 - Uncensored Exclusive interview - Patch Adams and the end of capitalism.

While Americans Breakdance, Japanese Build Robots That Breakdance


Extremely Brave British Journalist Interviews The Taliban & 14 Yr Old Suicide Bomber In Afghanistan

Goodbye Dubai

Karl Rove Does Dick Cheney Impression

Sludge Report: Back To The Future

Bush's Deathmobile

Dubai Crash Marks Start of Phase Two of Global Credit Crunch

Gods, Frauds, Neo-Cons & Demagogues

'Rough Riders' rap about the Christian Side Hug

The plight of the imported camel in the Australian Desert made me realize if the camel would have

AFP—German energy firm RWE vows CO2 emission cuts—“We will make as much money with renewable energy”

Longline Fishing Killing At Least 200,000 Seabirds Annually In European Waters Alone - Independent

Kenyan Drought Drives Down Tea Harvest - Off 7.4% In October YOY - Bloomberg

Water Levels In Dead Sea Falling At One Meter/Year - SMH

Surface Water Temps In Sundarban Islands (Bay Of Bengal) Rising W. Alarming Speed - 0.5C Per Decade

UNHCR - 24 Million People Have Already Fled Their Homes Thanks At Least In Part To Environment

Canada Must Prepare For Costs Of Massive Infrastructure Damage As Permafrost Melts - Reuters

Multistate climate coalitions struggling

U.S. firm sheds liability for Canadian nuclear peril

UK safety regulators assessment of EPR and AP1000: grim reading

Permanent Arctic Ice Vanishing - Satellite Images Misled Shocked Scientists

UK taxpayers are funding the destruction of my homeland

Ecuador: the Amazon’s dirty war

Copenhagen: The era of climate stability is coming to an end—But there is good news too

Biogas plant will use manure to power 2,800 homes

Is China showing more leadership than America in the fight against climate change?

James Hansen: Is there any real chance of averting the climate crisis? (a heated debate)

New South Wales - Everything's Dried Up And Communities Begin To Crack - SMH

Residents Of Coastal Bangladesh Already On The Move To Dacca, Other Crippled Cities

Scientists grow pork meat in a laboratory

Thawing, Collapsing Permafrost Costing Russian Energy Companies Billions Annually -

EU sends xenophobic moron to Copenhagen

Climate Change Denial "Exists In A Sphere That Cannot Be Reached By Evidence Or Reasoned Argument"

Colorado town kicks up resistance to proposed wind farms

Reuters: Big developing countries form climate change front

Warming will 'wipe out billions'

Entire Elephant Herd In Sierra Leone's Only Wildlife Park Wiped Out By Poachers - AFP

Jerry Kramer Gets Screwed Again (NFL HOF)

Now wonder Tiger is cheating on Elin----

Dear Broncos, Please Draft 6yr Old Nyrel Sevilla

I'll go ahead and say it

Pro Football HOF Fan's Choice. Vote Once A Day:

Vince Young is now a legend??

Nuts To You, Fox, For Not Switching from the Bears/Vikings to the Cardinals/Titans Game

Yes, He's Finally Gone!

What's Elin Woods' Favorite Magazine?

Lost to the fucking Jills!!!

I did not think my Dawgs could do it.

This Just In: Dennis Dixon can play

O.K., Who Gets Your Vote For NFL Hall Of Fame?

Still in the playoff hunt...Niners thrash Jacksonville 20-3

Defensive lineman to win Heisman trophy?

Peru apologises to descendents of slaves

Telesur will be covering live the Honduras "elections"

Hondurans cast absentee votes in Miami

One example of the many violent attacks yesterday and today...

Update: Massive abstention reported in Honduran elections

U.S. Still Plans Assault on Latin America. Will We Stop this Madness?

VIDEO: Hugo Chávez at the Venice film festival: "South of the Border"

Honduras: Military shooting must be urgently investigated and witnesses protected

Joanne 98 post: Memo: Honduras State Employees Forced to Attend Santos Campaign Rally

Military Delays One Hour Taking Its Head Shot Victim for Treatment but Not to the Closest Hospital

Memo: Honduras State Employees Forced to Attend Santos Campaign Rally

Honduras denounces plans to boycott presidential election

Elecciones ilegales en Honduras y la hipocresía de Washington

Pepe Lobo crushes Santos in Honduras

QC Delegation - Emergency Alert for Community of Guadalupe Carney

Lulu says Brazil 'has nothing to rethink about Honduras' & will not recognize the election

Former Tupamaro wins in Uruguay

Diplomacy 101

Mouths filled with hatred

Thousands protest haredi violence in Jerusalem

Israel likely to free 980 Palestinians for Shalit

National Registration again!!

Firefighter saves a cop's life....with a gun...

4 Officers ambushed and killed in a Cafe on the outskirts of Tacoma Washington.

Misfortune, not back pay, piles up

Today in Labor History Nov 29 Louisa May Alcott born, Stores strike Christmas rush, & more

Which Way Forward for Labor?

Militant autoworkers disrupt ‘global value chain’

AP: Employers play Dr. Mom to limit swine flu impact

Breaking News: Homicide At Local Union Hall

Union (SEIU) Responds To Controversy Involving Boy Scout (Remember the Fox News story?)

Louvre, Versailles face closure by striking French workers

Wal Mart does it again, this time in Canada (Update)

Anti-Union "Opinion" Piece at the NV Review Journal

Miller deserves a spot in Hall of Fame

Stimulus grant for Calif jobless system questioned

Wal-Mart's Chinese Suppliers Accused Of Labor Violations (again)

CS Monitor: Boomerang kids: recession sends more young adults back home

State’s Unemployment Fund Goes Broke (may need to borrow up to $900 million)

Rural America is on an immigrant labor treadmill

Man charged in labor inspection scam (netted him thousands of dollars from victims)

Hawaii jobless fund may require tax hike (taxes for businesses could jump from $90 to $1,070)

Construction workers in Chicago are sick of the anti-union BS. We work hard, can be fired at

President Obama's Day Job.

The Question on Afghanistan is neither simple nor straightforward.

empire tanks

bright clear nyc morning

What settings do you recommend for taking pictures of illuminaries at night?

last one from NYC for now

Firmware hacks? Anyone?

Biological Basis of 'Bacterial Immune System' Discovered - will revolutionize vaccines

Attention weather geeks: NOAA's Online School for Weather

Pics of DC (my first post in Photography Forum)

Picture of the sun taken at the same time of a day during one year...

Nothing Lasts

Pics from the country (of Dripping Springs, Tx) and a panorama

Grandmother hypothesis: lower mortality of the most X-chromosomally related grandchildren

There is a guy I follow on Flickr

A letter I am writing to my home town newspaper (about my home diocese giving 10k to Maine race)

Twilight and mormon church

Does Anyone Give Money to the Salvation Army Outside Stores?

ECB spurns IMF with early exit strategy

Fed says it could take 5 or 6 yrs to drag out of this REPUBLICAN DYSTOPIA

A recession/depression occurs when people spend conservatively ...

Get ready for half a recovery

Specu-elation - Investors are bidding up stocks, gold, and oil to dizzying heights. It's déja vu..

Housing Prices Forecast to Decrease 11 Percent over the Next Year

Paterson makes $1.6B emergency budget move

Bernanke May Not Remember the Fed Brought the Economy to the Brink of Collapse, but Reporters Should

S&P says ALL US banks are "unsafe".

Americans' tax burden is lightest in developed world - USA Today

Brain Sync : Some free podcasts etc. Guided meditations

OT--blog is updated

Coming together for peace ... a request

I have a special prayer request today

Cholesterol "risk ratio" and how to drop it?

Swine flu epidemic 'escaped from lab'

Swine Flu Kills 0.0002% of People At Hajj ! OMG - It's Mutating !

On the plus side, most PS parents are NOT buying school "reform"/

Swiss voters approve minaret ban. Prepare for international shitstorm in 3. 2. 1.....

Jesus ‘may have visited Britain’

Christianity to Embrace Household Denominationalism

We should have an "Atheists for Jesus" day!

Did chrisTianity Cause the Crash?

And Now...A Talking Electronic Rosary Sayer

I saw holiday popcorn tins today. They have shrunk!

Definitely love going down to the market on Sundays

I am baking my special holiday apple crisp this afternoon.

Anyone ever made your own apple butter?

Does anyone use food handling gloves?

food vacuum sealer recommendations?

Giving this a shot for dinner tonight.

Best foods for people with cold?