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Archives: November 3, 2009

Haven't Forgotten: Micheal Moore - MAKE PELOSI KEEP HER WORD!

For everyone optimistic about job creation...

For everyone optimistic about job creation...

Logging 'caused Nazca collapse'

Senate Moves Closer to Extending Unemployment Benefits


Cheney’s Betrayal Made an IIPA Charge for Libby Possible


Gotta Love that David Shuster who sat with Firedoglake folks through Fitztz's Libby Hearings!

Don't miss KO tonight - he's tearing Palin a new one

We are seeing a truly special kind of crazy. Virginia Foxx is the latest with her

Help with a WaPo article on health care costs that disappeared

There is a festering boil on my ass .........

There is a festering boil on my ass .........

Alan Greyson is promoting the House bill on KO

DU now Number 1 on google.

El Cerrito victims' son: Don't execute killer

Voter Supression by Republicans in Fairfax County, VA

Afghanistan: Victory (for a crooked, corrupt and discredited government) (UK Independent)

What is the opposite of a purist?

What is the opposite of a purist?

Has Obama raised anyone's taxes?

In a rare moment of honesty, the repugnant Orrin Hatch admits why Repugs oppose health reform

New movie to seek prosecution of George W. Bush

Your View of the "Far Left" (by American standards)

Doug Hoffman's detested federal government is his district's lifeline

Doug Hoffman's detested federal government is his district's lifeline

Bad boss can increase employee heart risk

What indivual has produced anything without, or through or FOR the collective?

Through the Looking Glass

Government sues diet company for baseless claims such as “eat all you want and still lose weight”

'The Big Question: Are the Republicans becoming a force once again in US politics?' (UK Independent)

I predict Limbaugh's bestiality comment will cause Scozzafava's supporters to vote for Owens

With Obama Proceeding Reasonably To Fill Federal Judgeships, the Bottleneck Is the Senate

With Obama Proceeding Reasonably To Fill Federal Judgeships, the Bottleneck Is the Senate

30th Anniversary of Klan-Nazi Shooting

AZ GOP Committeman: Ask "Brown People" About Crime in Tucson

My message for Harry Reid--please sign the petition for PDA

France begins controversial nationwide H1N1 vaccinations today

Antigua really knows how to punish these financial criminals.

"make your own flu vaccine"

Reading the fine print on the three CDC approved swine flu vaccines.

Why is there a REPUKE Ad for Sue Louden at the top of my homepage?

Why is there a REPUKE Ad for Sue Louden at the top of my homepage?

At 23 seconds into this movie trailer you can see where I grew up.

I wish I could make this up

Dems produce crappy public option. Who cares? As long as Alan Grayson is bashing Republicans

Judicial nominations pile up and parties blame each other (Sessions: judges have "ACLU chromosome")

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Just got a call from the NRA...

I've forgotten: just how is Virginia Foxx related to Redd? nt

People Ticketed Waiting For Energy Assistance

Orly Taitz to face perjury charge..

Iraqs dying of thirst. Climate change and contaminated water is undrinkable

POS "BUSH VS. OBAMA" vid posted on facebook....PATHETIC!

POS "BUSH VS. OBAMA" vid posted on facebook....PATHETIC!

They are having a Teabagging Demonstration at our

Who prepped Palin for her VP debate against Biden? Joe-mentum Lieberman

2009 Obama Agenda Survey, from the RNC

What I really want from Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid

IN YOUR FACE: Uber Wealthy Goldman Sachs Vice-Chairman Tells Public To "Tolerate The Inequality"

This disconnect between the people and the politicians....

Question about searching DU.

FReeps planning a "telephone tea party"

GOP's new slogan: "No fat chicks."

Is there a 1rst amendment right to piss off a neighborhood?

Heath Care: Did Nixon's (1974) or Clinton's (1994) plan reward Private Insurance

Digby: Cops Murder Drunk Trying to Avoid Tasering

CIT bankruptcy

great website for sports buffs

H.R. 2382 – “The Credit Card Interchange Fees Act”

Growing Commercial Real Estate Crisis

Sherrod Brown signs on to bill to freeze credit-card interest rates

Top 10 Reasons for Repug Senators not showing up for the Climate Bill

Ford reports $1 billion in third quarter profits

November 2, 2009 - If health care as written in the current house bill stands w/o amendments

This Modern World-Starring the most important politician in all of human history, Joe Lieberman

Germany's neoliberal economic policies (Die Zeit)

Sean Penn, playing Joe Wilson in Fair Game, could get him another Oscar...

For once, I'm with Lieberman

"You Lie" Rep. Joe Wilson Blames President Obama for H1N1 Vaccine Shortage!

NY 23: Owens defends Scozzafava against Boss Limbaugh

Afghanistan Mission Creep Watch - The Hyman Roth Version

Making the world safe for kleptocracy

Danson just NAILED it: Peole who are ANGRY AND FEARFUL!1

Where Rethugs got their health care plan: (NSFW)

Where Rethugs got their health care plan: (NSFW)

Where Rethugs got their health care plan: (NSFW)

U.S. manufacturing at a 3-1/2 year high

Republican Healthcare Lies!

Robert Reich, Salon: Healthcare matters, but unemployment matters more

13 Republican Senators Hate the Unemployed!

Sheikh Khalifa re-elected UAE president - It was a landslide. He got all 7 votes

The ostracism because of Swine Flu:

The GOP's 'big tent' as seen by Luckovich...

Top Ten Reasons Christian Zionism "Impairs Israel's Interests"

need name of polling company...

NY 23: Report: 95 Percent Of Hoffman's Cash From Outside District

Al-Qaeda has plans for its new recruits

Battle over face veil brewing in Egypt

Eugene Robinson: U.S., Afghanistan's drug trade, and a fog of moral ambiguity

Republicans hate Jews, Gays, Liberal, etc. Coming to a town near you soon!

Marriage in Maine in Dead Heat

Report: Gay couples similar to straight spouses in age, income

It's days like this and when I see movements like the Tea-baggers,

Running the marathon backwards

Top McCain campaign advisor running out of insurance. He has a "pre-existing condition."

Clear Channel station in N.C. to become 'Rush Radio' (not a joke)

Some days, you get the Bear. Some days, the Bear gets you.

Afghans Exasperated by Five More Years of Karzai

Are a Prison’s Financial Interests Preventing Immigrant Detainees From Getting Legal Advice?

Election Day Predictions

Great website for us single-payer advocates:

Budget context - Ezra Klein

trust us?

trust us?

Too Big to Fail? Why All the President's Afghan Options Are Bad Ones

So, convince me the middle class isn't fucked.

This Modern World- Tom Tomorrow- Joe and Harry

Oh. My. Pawlenty is Getting DECIMATED by Morning Joe on NY 23

Secret Democratic ploy to end two-party system -- Hatch says healthcare will make voters trust Dems

Alan Grayson's Moneybomb Day

Alan Grayson's Moneybomb Day

Half of US kids will get food stamps, study says

Collapse hits Florida's fantasy island

"Direct Talks"

If you smoke pot will you live to be a thousand years old?

The State of American Political Ideology, 2009 - don't make the RW M$Greedia hacks fool you

If you tell a Republican you don't have health insurance, often the Republican is like, it's YOUR

Independents’ Day: GOP has high expectations, but indie energy may rule

Note to voters as you go to the polls today.

This should really get Limbaugh's Depends in a twist:

Johnson & Johnson to Slash More Than 7,000 Jobs in 'Restructuring'

Is 'Barack n Bones' Obama thin as a rail because he's skipping too many meals to run the country?

That'll teach 'em not to ruin Christmas

Fox News

Photos from Afghanistan

"Urgent: an outrageous action, we must respond" (Calling Pro-Choice Catholics)


George W. Bush throws out first pitch in Japan

What's the deal with the soda and juice tax?

By Carl Hiaasen: Dear Sarah: Keep up the great writing!

My "media bias" letter makes it into print

Some 'toons......

Some 'toons......

How often does the post man mis-deliver the mail? How often have you been audited?

MSNBC: Lieberman remains a filibuster threat - spokesman rejects report saying he won't block bill

It is interesting with the media spin, they just seem to factor in reality...

On line checking accounts

Interesting Times Report #1 - It's Election Day - Be Sure To Vote! (Dial-Up Warning)

Turnout reports. post then if you have any

Shall we start the media spin?

Victim in Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck

Do you remember all of the (and others) ads that featured no paperwork mortgages?

Fighting the 'good' war - Asia Times

Half of America’s Children Will Get Food Stamps

GM & Chrysler Unlikely to Pay Back Stimulus $$

Italy school crucifixes 'barred'

Victim In Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck

Pat Buchanan is counting on Dems not to show up at the polls today.

The Rude Pundit: Today's Vote Will Tell Us Nothing About Barack Obama

Vote for your favorite "Talker" at Liberal Talk Radio blog

100 Things Restaurant Staffers Should Never Do (Part 1) (NYTimes) LOVE THIS!!

I see a lot of people here saying "Jobless Recovery".

Bush’s interrogators used ‘abdominal slaps’ to ‘instill fear and despair’

I just found out that every American made car since 1999 has a black box built in

New Palin Book: Palin didn't tell her daughters she was running for vice president

Names of the Dead:

will the media declare the democratic party dead this evening?

DUI Motorized Chair on eBay by MN Police Dept. It's Cushion for sale by Owner, separate auction.

Help Stephen Colbert sponsor the US Speedskating Team!

Tweak a Tuesday's Twinkies, please come CAPTION Head Wreck!!!

17,291 species are threatened with extinction

Rep. Joe Wilson Blames Obama For Vaccine Shortage -- After Voting Against Vaccine Funding

Once more, with feeling: conservatives are stirring up voter fraud fears again today

VOTE TODAY!!!!! GOP is counting on us NOT showing up.

I'm back from voting.

I'm still fired up......I'm not giving up..I skipped lunch and went to vote instead..

Housing Vacancy Rate Hits New Record: Media Don't Notice

Colbert Goes for Gold, Sponsors US Speedskating

Victim in Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck

I did not know this...Gazans are Mostly Children

Wal-Mart's Sick Leave Policy Puts Workers at Risk for Spreading H1N1

Screams of Revolution

Hey---I just used the Unrec tab for the first time---It felt pretty good.

More emails about polls against obama very anti black....

Dead Fly + Dare - 'A' Grade = Angry Student

Question for people who think employer drug tests are a violation of your rights

Any Tricky Ballot Measures Out There in your Neck of the Woods?

There appear to be 2 groups of Republicans who would like to dismantle government

Tighten Your Seatbelts-Repubs Laying Groundwork to Declare Close Races STOLEN!

To Some, First American to Win NYC Marathon Since 1982 Is Not American Enough

Swine Flu Fears Lead to Girl-on-Girl Brawl on D Train

nora o'donnell just declared mcdonnell the winner in va

Tuesday TOON Roundup 5- The rest

When the Beckers start in after the polls close, remind them that the basic mechanics matter ......

Here is a non political observation I made the other day

Tuesday TOON Roundup 1- Bad war, bad options

Tuesday TOON Roundup 2-Economic anger

Tuesday TOON Roundup 3 - Flu and other sicknesses

Tuesday TOON Roundup 4- Repubs

NY 23

Rep Virginia Foxx has gone completely bat crap insane this time

The myth of Fox News' ratings spike

Selling Health Insurance Across State Lines

UK Guardian: Minister retreats after criticising Nutt sacking

On Jerry Brown: California's Next Governor and a Great American Progressive.

Judge OKs Challenge to Human-Gene Patents

Just 13% of the Recovery Fund has Been Used

Pincus: Cheney told Fitz he "had no idea" what Libby knew about Plame - court filings contradict

Afghan War Vets Patrol Halls of Congress to Stop Troop Escalation

Amazing Cells - cool stuff

LOL! House GOP set to release healthcare bill

For What it's Worth --

Democrats: "The Republican plan as insubstantial."

"Republicans boycott start of Senate committee debate on climate change bill "

(Satire) Man Sues Axe Spray Over Side Effect

Keep your eyes on

White House Quietly Working To Weaken Investor Protection Read more at: http://www.huffingtonpost.

Ignorance -CNBC: "Marathon winner not a real American since he's originally from Africa"

Kaiser foundation HCR calculator

A Whole Year Later And I'm Still Grateful

[IMAGE] What Obama Understands that DU fails to

Will the hajj be an incubator for swine flu? (2.5mil expected to travel to Saudi Arabia)

WORST GOP Campaign Website EVER: George Hutchins of North Carolina.

The Colbert Nation Sponsors Olympic Team

Limbaugh, Beck and Palin are NOT Abraham, Martin and John

101 Historical Moments You Can Relive on YouTube

Palin sowed confusion on Election Night, new book claims

As I sit in my nice house

1963 JFK tapes released

So, have the Rs taken over the nation yet?

Now this is a campaign site to check out! Any design suggestions?

Airlines ratchet up holiday surcharges

The GOP Fearmongers About Voter Fraud In New Jersey.

The GOP Fearmongers About Voter Fraud In New Jersey.

Rep. Jim Moran: If GOP Were Running In Afghanistan, They'd Be On The 'Taliban Ticket'

CNN Poll: One year later, 54 percent approve of Obama-identical to one year ago

Top reasons to be a mod, or to not be one (add your own)

A 200,000 Year Old Metropolis In Africa....

Anybody else get a survey regarding DU today?

The Paradox Of U.S. Healthcare (Al Jazeera)

What the hell is wrong with people?

7th gang rape suspect arrested.

Karzai: Taliban Brothers and Others to Return to Embrace of Their Own Land

Georgia Aquarium's Beluga Whale Dies..

Georgia Aquarium's Beluga Whale Dies..

DU temporarily expels 5 students

Food Poll: Taste vs. Nutritional Value

No more seasonal flu vaccine on DU campus..

DU Migration Map tops more than 1.5 million page views

"Ethical Humanist Society" goes crazy in Chicago

I'm guessing republicans in congress are still letting the unemployed twist in the wind?

The county wide elected animal control official is facing a hard electorial test that

Dinesh D'Souza promised me an afterlife, and all I got were the same old cheap lies

Dinesh D'Souza promised me an afterlife, and all I got were the same old cheap lies

In City Council slugfest for eastern Queens, NYC, Republican is first openly Pagan candidate

May these elections today,

My God, Nancy Pfotenfluffer is back

UPI Editor fail: Best But to team up with Sonic Solutions

U.S. Factory Orders Rise for Five Out Of Last Six Months (signs of sustained recovery)

Focus on Family conference in Birmingham, Alabama will draw gay rights protest

Officer masturbated to child porn at his police station- YIKES

Multiple intelligences: which are you?

I'm convinced the Sarah Palin and the conservatives are prejudiced against Italians

I'm convinced the Sarah Palin and the conservatives are prejudiced against Italians

5% of my annual income will go to paying my insurance deductible alone.

It's a damn shame!

So, what are you actually willing to DO?

I think Democrats would do well to collect periods and donate them to .......

Today's election results don't mean anything... to me at least

Personal Bankruptcies in U.S. Increase to Highest Since 2005 Law Revision

Al Gore's Inconvenient Truth sequel stresses spiritual argument on climate

Freepers discuss the cops being called in NY 23.

Police Called To NY-23 Polling Sites

"Jobless recovery" is an oxymoron.

Self delete

Deleted...Incorrect Info..Sorry...n/t

Any word on Question 1 in Maine?

Is California Planning Sirhan 'Execution'? (NOT Satire)

OFA urging Obama's supporters to call Congress and ask for real health insurance

The proposed insurance mandate is Constitutional,

Is Al Gore Only in this "Green" Business for the Money?

Just for fun, drafted a new Symbol for today's GOP...

New Jersey DUers - Anyone know what the turnout is like today?

Nate Silver's Twitter feed is coming to life...

I just voted.

Hoffman Poll Watcher Has Tires Slashed

In No Way Affiliated With Trader Joe's

MSM memes for tonight: 1). Dems are losing because Obama is in the WH

Robber Barons - Past and Present

French thinker - anthropologist - humanist Levi-Strauss dead at 100

As I have watched dozens of loving and committed couples go to the polls in Maine today ...

GOP health bill: Insurers can ignore ‘all of the consumer protection laws’ and ‘restrictions

GOP health bill: Insurers can ignore ‘all of the consumer protection laws’ and ‘restrictions

I'm afraid to look..but prepared..

I'm afraid to look..but prepared..

If hoffman loses, be prepared for a massive case of whining...

Is it really President Obama's health care bill anymore? Doesn't Congress own this one?

What Obama Is Up Against (by Russ Baker)

Warren Buffet does his biggest deal ever - buys railroad

Senate health care plan not much different that Bush's health plan in campaign 2004.

Charlie Brown's Christmas Tree

So, Jesus, why don't we just hire some Canadians

Ha!Ha! They pulled the plug on Palin....Get her A** off stage..

I have newfound respect for Hillary Clinton

Palm Beach County Dems say NO to LA Sen. Landreiu

Moran signs:

there's a pompous piece of shit on my teevee named hailey barbour

So who thinks the Crazies are going to declare today's election "A referendum on Obama"?

Hidden camera surprise in Christian bookshop's bathroom

Mom's flu shot when pregnant protects baby

Our Produce-or-Die Culture Is Killing Us -- And We're Idiotically Grinning and Bearing It

DUers, lets' say you smelled what you thought to be a large dead person or something decaying .

DUers, lets' say you smelled what you thought to be a large dead person or something decaying .

Training Tuesday with the DFA: Recruiting Volunteers

Well the machines are in NY.

I'm going to go vote, who's with me???????

NASA technology might treat breast cancer

Insects as art. Sixty photos.

Senator Franken speaking NOW on Senate Floor re: Health Care -- he's

No matter how you cut it, there's no such thing as a national party that doesn't inclued moderates o

(Buried In CNN Poll): Majority Of Southerners Says Obama Has Done Better Job Than Bush

York's (PA) Planned Parenthood protests a protester (priest w/ child porn)

I just registered to volunteer at the New Orleans Free Health Clinic

Denver public TV plans nonprofit news operation

At least Bush would have never staged a photo op with the troops

US Gives Karzai Six-Month Ultimatum to Stem Afghanistan Corruption (Or Lose US Support)

So let's see, Progressives tend to (generally)

MSNBC is already saying "It looks like VA will vote Republican for Governor",

Turnout high in Maine

Turnout high in Maine

Thank you Tweety

When did this piddling little off-year election become THE OBAMA REFERENDUM?

Rachel Maddow is such a geek.

Brad Blog at the teabagger rally

Democrats’ healthcare bill would pay for ‘prayer’ treatment

Mom has basic cable.

Exit Polls: Obama as (non) factor?

MSNBC's Election Night Theme

Let me be first to predict that the Senate will use today's elections as the excuse to gut HCR

Local - Allentown, PA-TV report states PA voter turnout "around 20%" today.

How do you deal with your family, when you're the only one is a democrat?

Don't worry - be UNhappy (Thinking negatively can boost your memory).

Turnout high in Maine: Gay Rights Issue

Congressman Grayson's Thank-You e-mail:

We can't ask taxpayers to pay for abortions, but we can ask them to pay for prayer therapy?

US drafting (another) 'Afghanistan Compact' for Karzai- a promise note that he'll reform his regime

I once had an employer ask if I could pass a drug test.

If your checked bag mysteriously disappeared by the time you got to Phoenix......

what would it feel like to live in an undivided society?

what would it feel like to live in an undivided society?

Caption this photo-Poppy, W, and Jeb

Photographer Collection: David Guttenfelder in Afghanistan

Teacher suspended for controversial assignment returns to class today

Tapes show Kennedy was conflicted over Saigon coup

Tapes show Kennedy was conflicted over Saigon coup

Grayson received over $500,000 in donations for his Money Bomb yesterday!

Healthcare vs. Warfare: $100 Billion for Health Care or $100 Billion for Iraq and Afghanistan Wars?

VA-Gov: Why we're getting blown out today

Watch Maher-Arar's testimony. The Appeals Court just ruled he can't sue

Brockton meat plant owner: ‘Everything is testing clean’

Extended interview with Al Gore

Can Marijuana Help Kids with Autism?

You health care purists are REALLLY starting to piss me off.

NJ Governor's race prediction

Ten basic truths about the fight for equal marriage rights for gay couples

Schumer wants to give you the report first, THEN ask for your credit card #

Get Your Free * OMG GOP WTF * Sticker!

Wow. Have you seen this ad (healthcare) yet?

I spent the day working at a food bank. And who would have known: they offer soda in their food box

Anti-interracial marriage Louisiana justice resigns


Richard Bey is filling in for Lynne Samuels and he's kicking ass!

Exit poll: In Virginia, it's all about the economy

Exit poll: In Virginia, it's all about the economy

Trouble at the polls in NY (nut case alert!)

Lose any luggage in Phoenix? Police: Couple stole thousands of bags from Phoenix airport

Why Employer Drug Testing Is Just Plain Wrong

Ins. Co. currently can over-ride medical doctors regarding prescribed medications

If you are against any Democrat siding with the Repubs for a filibuster

WTF is it with people..two incidents

South Korean court allows taxi drivers to have mobile TV on dashboards

For those of you who do not use "self-checkouts" in retail stores, I have a question for you.

I just voted to support Marriage Equality in Maine

17,291 species are threatened with extinction

When unions work against themselves; Philly transit goes on strike ON ELECTION DAY!

Newsweek: Obama Secrecy Watch II: A State Secrets Affidavit Straight from the Bush Era

Karzai is a Bush/Cheney Puppet. He is a direct pipeline to Cheney. He is their mole. They own him.

Minneapolis Star-Tribune: Rights violations alleged in Minneapolis tasing

Goldman Takes On New Role: Taking Away People's Homes (How One Couple Beat Them...)

Crunched the #s, & it looks like by Jan/2010 I'll have health insurance for $80 or less/month.

If we, DUers, don't shop locally, who will?

BBC: Bear kills militants in Kashmir

Court: US Gov Officials Free To Do Anything-Even Violate Law & Torture--As Long As They Wear Hoods!

Self-checkout machines cause 'stage fright' in shoppers

Bogus and bullshit: Court rules victim of ‘extraordinary rendition’ can’t sue

2 more bodies found in Cleveland home of rapist

What hath Obama wrought today?

PHOTOS: Twin Towers' Steel Used in the New USS New York

is there any early word on the elections today?

The RW has been starting preemptive claims of fraud for days

Unemployed? K-Mart will give you 20% on some stuff...

Hoffman Supporter Admits Texting While Driving at 100 MPH

Hoffman Supporter Admits Texting While Driving at 100 MPH

Nate at 538 calls the three biggies going red. Hmmm...

WIN: CBPP: "House Health Reform Bill Expands Coverage, Lowers Health Cost Growth, Reduces Deficit"

Report: FBI Probing Controversial Arizona Sheriff For "Investigating" Political Foes

What if for 1 year—just 1 year—we allocated as much—$$$—for infrastructure as we did for defense?

60 calories in a serving of yogurt. How does one do that?

We voted at 2:30 - My wife was #95, I was #96 all day. Poll workers were sitting around

Yes, CNN (and Lieberman). We Have Given H1N1 Vaccine to Gitmo Prisoners. Get the Fuck Over It.

Hospital bill stuns slain student's parents

Letter I wrote Bill O'Reilly

Democrats You Need to Stand for Something! A Fellow Democrat's Manifesto for Change!

A Free Credit Score Followed by a Monthly Bill - NYT report and video

A Free Credit Score Followed by a Monthly Bill - NYT report and video

When you were growing up, watching TV back in the 60's , 70' 80's who did you root for?

Gore: “I Put My Money Where My Mouth Is" Others Resent His wise Investments

Tufts University has just announced new tuition rates. $51088!!

Hospital Stays are about $40,000 a day now - if you have a procedure done.

Uncivil War: Conservatives to challenge a dozen GOP candidates

So I made an online payment transfer to my Credit Card today

HOPEFUL STORY: Lion-killing Kenyan Masai warriors become lion guardians - VIDEO

"Get control of her! Get her ass off stage!" - McCain staffer on Palin Election Night

Where the Hell has Gov Tim Kaine been these days?

Expensive sleeping pill Rozerem apparently does nothing

Bride jilted at altar, turns Halloween-themed wedding into party for senior citizens

R. I. P. public option.

Real Estate Price Plunge Turns American Homeownership Into Perilous Path

Calif. initiative to require Christmas music in public schools is OK'd for signature gathering

Hoffman has the endorsement of a hard core junkie pedophile.

Little Joe

It sounds like the Luddites would do well searching for new converts at DU

What DU Understands that Obama fails to

If we want real reform we will have to purge the DLC'ers out of our party

Women who stole from girl, 9, hold public signs of shame

The Pros and Cons of Moderating at Democratic Underground

If we pass weak health care reform, will our government look weak & corrupt to developed world?

Is this a plus or a minus?

I survived a Redding Tea Party!

Levi is Dropping some bombshells on Palin...

Levi is Dropping some bombshells on Palin...

** UPDATE ** --- MSNBC "live" online - 2 options - feedback?

Can we all agree that there are technical definitions and practical definitions? (re "Recovery")

Health Care Reform Bills - Does Actuarial Value Trump Medical Loss Ratio?

Last week my entire work place came down with H1N1.

Who might Sara Palin's Cabinet Members be?

Join The Young Turks For Public Option Rally

Join The Young Turks For Public Option Rally

Noam Chomsky: No Change in US 'Mafia Principle'

"Restless Vagina Syndrome": Big Pharma's Newest Fake Disease

Michael Vick's unpaid dues: Why dog advocates aren't moving on

Medical pot creates workplace dilemma - Users say it's private but employers may not agree

Banks Should Be Handed Over to People’s Ownership: Matthew Lynn

A CNN poll that will get freeped.

Troubletown : How to negotiate like a Democrat

France tries to calm reactor concerns

Right-wing legal power exploiting loopholes for a fundamentalist takeover of public education.

Why The Democrats "Health Reform" Deserves To Be DEFEATED

'Arrogant' CIA Disobeys Orders in Viet Nam

Owners of Toyota Cars in Rebellion Over Series of Accidents Caused by Sudden Acceleration

New for November -- it's the DU Bumper Sticker Slogan Contest!

"What's a Luddite?"

I just bought a can of Coca-Cola with Santa Claus on it.

If you 'add' a word to your DU Dictionary...

Halloween baby left on neighbors porch !!

I just made a donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA)

So I went as Gary Glitter for halloween


Halloween pics - we even had a theremin for general weirdness!!

Any vodka drinkers here?

I have am a loyal democrat but

What does your spouse smell like?

Anybody else drinking tonight? Even though it's Monday? Join me!

Purple dragon meets purple dinosaur...

"There's no harder thing to bear than to have Glenn Beck outlive your child."

your favorite sock weave?

I had a very interesting evening, politics-wise

Your favorite shock wave?

Official World Series Game V Thread

Ignore this post _ I am just trying to figure out a photo for the photo group

Alley and I got tattoos yesterday.

Name your top 10 favorite Movie Soundtracks

IT job post from Texas unemployment

Sister Christian...

Same Old Jets


Basketball player knocks out a bat on the NBA court

So, in Panic Room, when the bad guys are pumping propane into the safe room...

Keanu Reeves is immortal

vote sign fail

OK, I know one of you is to blame for youtube reccomending

New clutch purse: $100,000

How to win an argument(tips for GD)

The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman

Wait a minute. Mr. Krabs is the Kurgan?

I am going to have to take a break from all of this fun and frivolity for a while.

unbreakable titanium frames are no match for the but tutcher

33 Sore Butts In 35 Seconds

"Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else." - George Halas

DU needs a "ba-dump-dump" smilie.

New Clutch: $2,200

Radio Paradise

Re-Imagined "V" gets 3.5 stars in USA Today

Multiple intelligences: which are you?

Finally, a unicycle even I could ride

Fork Lift Accident Brings Down The Warehouse Video


Bad drivers? Blame their genes

Video: What Would Have Happened if the Velvet Underground Played the Lawrence Welk Show?

US Finally Gets Around to Closing Last WWII Internment Camp

Post here and I'll insult TZ.

Can someone help me find the Patrick Stewart "Erotic Bakery" SNL sketch?

For the first time in a long time, we get to see a World Series last more than 5 games!

Your FAVORITE letter of the alphabet that does NOT appear in the word TEAM

Delete. Dupe. nt

NH restaurant sets meatball record

Camera found in bathroom of Christian bookstore

Warriors Come Out To PLAAAY'YAAY!

My thread is stinking

Most spectacular and or moving dance number in a musical....

Why Men Don't Write Advice Columns

Tommy_Carcetti is a big fat PHONY!

To all the Philly fans - seriously, you support a team that uses that font?

I have to go vote, with a resounding "MEH"

Message to Charlie and Algernon. Don't open this thread. Nothing to see here. nt

Billy Joel "Prelude/Angry Young Man" HD

Message to Tommy_Carcetti. Nothing you could do would get me to open that thread

NEWS ALERT - Giant Crack in Florida May Be New... what? Nope - just Rush

Need your help: any ideas for below transfer level comp class research topics?

My dear Tommy_Carcetti, I know you're going to give me a toy yoda, so no thanks.

Locking. Calling out other members of DU is against forum rules.

No more seasonal flu vaccine on DU campus..


Attention Duck Lovers: Rescue the Duck Factory Update

A local artist has won honors by painting portraits of

is it too late to accomplish something today? 504 conference. oy.


Performer OTHER THAN OZZY most likely to bite off the head of something onstage

I have absolutely no desire to get into my car and drive home

They call me the Breeze

Fruit Bats Use Oral Sex To Prolong The Deed

I have been fighting the Marijuana wars

Worst movie based on an SNL skit (or character)?

So what will we call it?

When I awoke today I did not expect to learn fruit bats enjoy oral sex.

DU Migration Map tops more than 1.5 million page views

Chase Utley: A great American

I don't really know why but I want that show "White Collar" to fail spectacularly.

Whoa, LENO throws Conan under the bus, & Dave halfway under

Some guy just came by trying to sell me his meat.

I did it!! I'm going to be a moderator!

Ladies: would you be flattered if someone called you a "cougar"?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/03/09

Well, now I'm on the night shift. Ask me anything.

5 p.m. and it's dusk.

Post here and I'll consult you.

N A R W H A L ?

Wish me a happy birthday....tragically, I am FIFTY today!

Tonight the Abyss was there but I could not figure out if it was calling

I'm Ba-a-a-ack!

Victim In Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck

Ladies: would you be flattered if someone called you a "booger"?

Give yourself a Hobo nickname

YouTube: Live version of Comfortably Numb by Van Morrison (NOT the one with Roger Waters)...

What meduim have you standardized your music collection on?


One Tin Soldier

Camera found in bathroom of Moderator Forum

This show has songs that I cannot get out of my head!

My cat has a sore on his jawline that hasn't healed for a few weeks, at least.

Let's talk Sci-Fi here - lets just say to have our cake and eat it too, we....

Judas Priest!!!! It's a Rob Halford Christmas Album!

Name a "Sucky" movie that you think is Classic

Oldest man you'd "kiss"

My laptop doesn't have a 'print screen' key.

The perfect blend of form and function (something for the ladies)

Olive branch to Charlie and Algernon. I will give you a Toyota if you don't open this post. nt

Mices is mouse-like: True or false?

We are Siamese if you please . . .

Is Santa Claus self-employed or is he somebody's employee?

An Appreciation Thread for the SEXIEST Team in Baseball!!!!

Anyone else fight with sig. other about room temperature at night?

Anybody catch Billy Connolly on Craig Ferguson Show?

Post your Unseen Prequels Here

My thread is sinking

OK...the REAL wedding pictures are in.

How long since the last haiku thread?

Did anyone see (the film) Moon?

Dexter's dark passengers: what did you think of this week's episode? (slight spoilers)

Clinton calls Israeli concessions "unprecedented"

Republican adviser faces health care's costly bite-Former McCain strategist about to lose health ins

Clinton Counters Arab Anger Over Israel Settlements.

Snowcap vanishing from Mount Kilimanjaro

Police: "Too westernized" Teen Run Down By Dad Dies

No more overreliance on consumer spending-Volcker

Venezuela: Water rationing in Caracas starts today

Reid reassures the left Lieberman is on board

Reid reassures left Lieberman on board

Suicide Toll Fuels Worry That Army Is Strained

Argentine ex-leader goes on trial (Former President )

Qian Xuesen, Father of China’s Space Program, Is Dead at 98

Qatar Buys U.S.'s London Embassy Building

Single-payer health care advocates arrested in protest

Independents’ Day: GOP has high expectations, but indie energy may rule

Bush’s interrogators used ‘abdominal slaps’ to ‘instill fear and despair’

Equatorial Guinea Frees British Mercenary

Is H1B Policy to Blame for Shortage of U.S.-born Technology Graduates?

Huge oil spill plugged at last - rig owner

George W. Bush throws out first pitch in Japan

The myth of Fox News' ratings spike

Report: Gay Couples Similar to Straight Spouses

Obama and Merkel: No easy answers on Afghanistan, climate change

News Corp may drop Travel Channel bid-source

GM & Chrysler Unlikely to Pay Back Stimulus $$

Outsourcing firms set to demand US visas for foreign workers during recovery

Blakely: New Orleanians Are Racist, Unsophisticated Former Recovery Czar Makes Critical Comments-TV

26/11 terrorist negotiated Kasab's release with Israel ambassador

Judge OKs Challenge to Human-Gene Patents

Global warming could create 150 million 'climate refugees' by 2050

CNN Poll: 54 percent approve of Obama

Factory orders rise 0.9 percent in September

Prominent And Politically Connected Florida Attorney Accused In $100M Fraud Scheme

Regulators call for redesign of Areva's EPR reactor

Obama Administration to Announce Detainee Prosecutions

Date Set for Oral Arguments in Polanski Case

Pensions for Executives on Rise

Panama denies agreement with U.S. on military bases

Bug spray eyed in death of 10-month-old boy


Holder, Gates oppose restrictions on Gitmo trials(against measure by Graham, McCain and Lieberman)

Senate Pressing Insurers on the Amount of Premiums They Spend on Care

UK-Chinese firms sign [1st] Iraq oil deal [since the 2003 invasion]

SEPTA workers strike for morning rush hour

French anthropologist Claude Levi-Strauss dies

GOP Rep: Health reform scarier than terrorism

Over 17,000 species threatened by extinction

Czech ruling is pivotal for EU reforms

OAS plans to reincorporate Honduras and lift sanctions next week

Almost half back student protests (Ten austrian universities occupied)

Police Called To NY-23 Polling Sites (Updated)

House GOP pens 230-page health bill draft

Mass Mobilization to Shut Down the School of the America; Nov. 20-22, 2009, Fort Benning, GA

Chicago Cubs Have Lesbian Owner

Gore’s Dual Role: Advocate and Investor

NY-23: Hoffman Accuses Democrats of ‘Stealing the Election’

Still no count of U.S. contractors in Afghanistan

Former OLC Director Not Opposed to Criminal Investigation of OLC Lawyers

Blakely: New Orleanians Are Racist, Unsophisticated

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday November 3

Czech leader signs Lisbon Treaty

GM U.S. October sales rise 4.1 percent

Saudi rapist and murderer to be beheaded and crucified

Lobbyists Quit in Record Numbers

Buffett buying Burlington Northern railroad

Lieberman remains a filibuster threat

President Obama to Push Race to the Top

President Obama to Push Race to the Top

More bodies found at Sowell home in Cleveland

Tapes show Kennedy was conflicted over Saigon coup

Iraqi woman, 20, dies; police in Arizona say father ran her over

Feds to Continue Raids on Medicinal Pot in California

Former presidents to face off in debate

Blue Dog says Dem losses would strengthen centrists' position

Clinton wishes he had left White House "in a coffin"

Reid indicates timetable for health care may slip

Venezuela says 2 troops slain near Colombia border

Owners of Toyota Cars in Rebellion Over Series of Accidents Caused by Sudden Acceleration

Physician accused of deliberately injuring two bicyclists is convicted

Set afire, teen now struggles for survival

Justice who refused interracial marriage resigns

Giant crack in Africa may create a new ocean

Catholic pastors directed to distribute anti-health reform materials at mass

Seeking atonement, El Salvador will honor 6 Jesuits slain by military 2 decades ago

The Health of Democracy

Ed Show: David Shuster - 'Cheney Had More Holes In His Testimony Than Scooter Libby'

Countdown: Worst Persons - Conservative 'Clowns' for False White House Visitor Claims

Glenn Beck - Comparing Health Insurance Reform and 9/11

Young Turks: Are There Any Sane Republicans Still Out There?

Cheney Thanks Obama For Invoking State Secrets

Rachel Maddow: Teabaggers Take Over Of The Republican Party?

Demanding Justice for Bush in Dallas!

Rachel Maddow & Ned Lamont discuss Traitor Joe

Michael Moore On Larry King: "I am so glad to have that man in the White House."

Present Robert F Kennedy Jr Shocking Vaccine Cover Up Part1

Schmidt : Health Care Bill Opens Up Door for Abortions

A Difference of Opinion on Choice?

One Year Later, How's Obama's Organizing?

Kucinich: Protect Rights of Consumers Free From Economic Death Threat of Ins Cos!

Challenging the Weak Progressive Movement

President Obama and The Visitors

Keith Olbermann Debunks Chris Wallace's Smoochfest w/ Rush Limbaugh

Countdown: Grayson on Lieberman - '100s of People in Conn. Who Will Die If This Bill Doesn't Pass'

Put A Pump On! Healthcare SPOOF!

HLN's Joy Behar And Arianna Huffington Go After Rush Limbaugh & The Right Wing

Gore on Morning Joe

McChrystal Relieved Of Command

CBS Report: CDC guestimated H1N1 cases and refused CBS FOIA

Faux News Blatantly Lies For 2 Days About Why Scozzafava Withdrew, Then Has To Admit The Truth

Oscar The Grouch Trashes Fox "News" on Sesame Street. Reich-wingers go nuts.

Message To The New World Order!

TYT: Join Us 11/5/09 At 12pm For The Public Option!

Countdown: John Dean - 'A Lot of Evidence Cheney Gave False Statements'

Boehner & Pence Announce Republican Health Care Alternative Proposal

Sen Amy Klobuchar abandons us (and US) on health care

Our man in Kabul: Karzai installed as Afghan president

Shocking Revelation About Doug Hoffman Imperils Right-Wing Scheme in NY-23

Tale of Two Special Elections: One Shifts Right, The Other Left (nichols | The Nation)

The Fiscal Plight of the “Man on the Street”

AP Sources: House Health Bill Totals $1.2 Trillion

The GOP's Election Day Schizophrenia

Dick Cheney and the use of classified information

Mission Almost Impossible

Senate Pressing Insurers on the Amount of Premiums They Spend on Care

In These Times: The Pillage People

Proposal Circulates on New Civilian-Military Agency

Pakistan: Senate body seeks details of foreigners

NY-23 Voters Mistake Doug Hoffman's Calls for Robocalls

Everything Points to War

Exclusive: U.S. drafts Afghan 'Compact' it hopes will bolster new Karzai government

Israel and Gaza Deserve Better Than HR 867

Our Produce-or-Die Culture Is Killing Us -- And We're Idiotically Grinning and Bearing It

Andrew J. Bacevich: Afghanistan a dangerous diversion

Ex-diplomat says Afghanistan in ‘civil war,’ calls for US withdrawal

Tammany Hall Foreign Policy

Cheney to FBI in Plame Investigation: 'I Can't Recall If I'm Vice President'

Ellsberg: Obama Fears Military Revolt (Bet you thought the CIC ran the military)

Another signal of the decline in influence of the GOP: Lobbyists quitting in record numbers.

Tom Engelhardt: Afghanistan as a bailout state

Former Health Insurance Insider Pushes For Public Option

Last Plan for Afghanistan

Keep consumers safe by bringing back Glass-Steagall Act

Virginia Foxx Declares Health Reform to be 'Enema of the State'

The public option mirage

Obama Administration Helps House Democrat Gut Post-Enron Reforms

Mass Mobilization to Shut Down the School of the Americas (SOA/ WHINSEC)!

No nation can liberate another

Sarah Palin and the Tea Party Movement Are at War With the GOP

Palin Lights Match at the Republican Bonfire: Margaret Carlson

Forget NY-23. Check out CA-10 (Kilkenny | TrueSlant)

Sam Keen interviews murderer David Rice (the influence of Comm. of Christan Patriots on Rice):pt 2

Over 17,000 species threatened by extinction

Palin Actually Not That Popular In NY-23

Warning: Your brain is killing America's capitalism

"Restless Vagina Syndrome": Big Pharma's Newest Fake Disease

Irish accent beats French as world's sexiest

Victim In Fatal Car Accident Tragically Not Glenn Beck

Health Care Premiums Also Used for Lavish Salaries, Luxury Items, Underwriters

Is H1B Policy to Blame for Shortage of U.S.-born Technology Graduates?

'V' aims at Obamamania --

Snows Of Kilimanjaro Shrinking Rapidly, and Likely to be Lost (within two decades…perhaps sooner)

Drumbeat: November 3, 2009

Some items on energy storage

NYT Op/ED ~ The Halliburton Loophole

Gore’s Dual Role: Advocate and Investor

US Magnesium, Former #1 Air Polluter, Earns Designation As Priority Superfund Site, Thanks To Toxins

Woods Hole - About Half Of 36 Fish Species Surveyed Moved N & E Past 40 Yrs - Seeking Cooler Water

Xinhua-Owned Energy Newsletter Stops Reporting China's Crude & Fuel Stockpiles - Only Info Source

1,147 Freshwater Fish Species Redlisted By IUCN This Year - 1/3 Of All Species Studied - AFP

Bee Culture Editor Pegs 2009 Honey Harvest @ 119 Million Pounds - Worst Ever Thx To CCD, Weather

Nearly 25% Of Ukraine's Winter Grain Crop In Poor Or Very Poor Condition

HOPEFUL STORY: Lion-killing Kenyan Masai warriors become lion guardians - VIDEO

As Predators, Wolves Provide Vital Boost To Ecosystems, Particularly Plants, Through Their Kills

Coming to your Ace Hardware Store-The $5,499 Honeywell wind turbine

Coping with Climate Dread

75% Of US Corn Harvest Still In Field - 29% Is Normal For This Time Of Year - Quality Sliding

Yosemite, half-dome on Google Earth. Pretty cool. Not for the vertiginous

Fruit bats use oral sex to prolong the deed

Africa set to exceed biocapacity?

Africa set to exceed biocapacity?

Pro suspended by PGA for using performance-enhancing drug

Former Miami Heat center Alan Ogg dead at 42

Sources: Cleveland Browns GM George Kokinis escorted out of team facility by security

Clippers Owner Gets Dunked in Housing Discrimination Settlement

OMG! Do you know who is going to be a moderator in the Sports Forum??????

Uh-oh. There is trouble in RedSkin Land...

Georgia's Ealey says Spikes shouldn't be suspended

Game 5: Phillies 8, Yankees 6

Two Pictures Posted Without Comment (Because They Speak For Themselves):

Fucking dirty ass Gator--Brandon Spikes suspended for only one half of next game for eye gouge.

Troubles mount for Raiders Coach -- more assault allegations

A Giants fan?

Dallas Mavericks assistant coach Popeye Jones accused of drunken driving

Magbana: The Real Winner in Honduras: The US? (Excellent Analysis)

Big Gun: US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis Heads to Honduras Tuesday

Man detained in killings of 2 Venezuelan soldiers

Argentine ex-leader goes on trial

Mass Mobilization to Shut Down the School of the America

Panama denies agreement with U.S. on military bases

Venezuela investigates slaying of Chavez foe

Honduran Vigil for Zelaya's Restitution

Venezuela: Water rationing in Caracas starts today

Seeking atonement, El Salvador will honor 6 Jesuits slain by military 2 decades ago

Just got a call from the NRA...

Judge Goldstone refutes allegations in congressional resolution

Abbas tells Mitchell: Settlement freeze essential

Israel and Gaza Deserve Better Than HR 867

U.K., France want Israel, PA to probe Goldstone war crimes claims

Jewish directors challenge Israel

Egypt: Israel taking 'racist steps' to rid Jerusalem of Arabs

Why I Am Not a Zionist - Huffington Post

Egypt-Israel frictions complicate US peace efforts

Israel's immoral war on learning

Dovish Jews? They love Israel? Excommunicate them.

Rep. Baird: Israel and Gaza Deserve Better than a Misguided Resolution

U.S. Congress backs resolution to reject Goldstone Gaza report

The Goldstone report: A Jewish view

New Hamas rocket 'brings Tel Aviv within range'

Gun registry in Canada under fire...

Israel pulls TV ad inviting public to take part in Kahane memorial

Pregnant woman shoots would-be burglar

Today in Labor History Nov 3 United Mine Workers strike that triggered a U.S. government takeover

New Rule to Benefit Rail, Plane Unions

Blue-Collar Brilliance - An educator challenges society’s assumptions about intelligence, work, clas

Twilight Zone Episodes Link to Watch On-line (I have been watching the war related oned)

Some great insect photos crossposted in GD

Peggy SUE

Another fall picture post (dial up warning)

Testing my new toy (Sony DSC-WX1) - [dial-up warning]

Online photography courses?

Corruption Charges for NY Senate Leader Who Blocked Marriage Equality Bill

Tight Race for Houston Mayor, With History on Line

UCLA study: Gay spouses similar to heterosexual married couples in age, income, parenting

Humorous or offensive?

*** The November contest theme is NAMED AFTER A SONG ***

Can You Believe How Mean Office Gossip Can Be?

DNC's "OFA" asks Mainers to get involved in NJ, never mentions anti-gay ballot measure

Focus on Family conference in Birmingham, Alabama will draw gay rights protest

Good News: Voter turnout in Maine higher than expected

Big day for gay rights - races to watch today with result links

First openly gay owner of a professional sports team

Psychic 'mind-reading' computer will show your thoughts on screen

Subaru and California

I just voted for Marriage Equality in Maine.

On the Origins of Methane Hydrates In Marine Troughs Off the Coast of Japan.

Beautiful shot of Titan (big!)

Bumper Stickers for the Scientific inclined

If you have Facebook report this hate site please

Lies, Statistics, and Economic Statistics

Ladies and Gentlemen The United States is Insolvent

Spitzer: The Democrats Blew It, Republicans Will Be The Champions Of Financial Reform

"After the Emptiness...Filling Up With the New Energies" - Karen Bishop - November 2, 2009

If You Want to Change the World, Tell a Better Story (footnote on fear)

Welp here we go again.

Red Serpent Wavespell November 4 - 16 Yellow Seed Year

A case of reincarnation?

When insecurity gets in the way of intuition, what do you do?

November - Visionary, Dreaming and Intuition Thread!

Single-payer health care advocates arrested in protest

Diet Soda, Sodium Tied to Kidney Trouble: Studies

Lack of Paid Sick Days May Worsen Flu Pandemic

High fructose corn syrup: A recipe for hypertension—Elevated dietary fructose linked to high blood…

Coworker hacking at work

10 + 6 Reasons why God never got a PhD

What is the core teaching of Christianity? really has nothing to do with religion.

Are reason and observation the essential test of reality?

Tough Economic Times Call for Community Action

Creationism, Minus a Young Earth, Emerges in the Islamic World

Would nobody have recognized that the emperor in "The Emperor's New Clothes" was naked...

Ray Comfort is an unbelievable dolt!

What percentage of people who become Catholic priests are secretly hoping to become Pope?

How did the gods of early human society evolve into the God of today?

Does God grade on a curve?

This has been one of those years when I think I should be writing a book

Special Ed teacher wins retaliation suit for flagging IDEA non-compliance

Making the grade

Top Ten Reasons Christian Zionism "Impairs Israel's Interests"

Question for hippywife and other chicken raisers:

Carson holds ceremony for deploying troops

SF soldier arrested after C-4 found near house

Reservist arrested for stalking Ryan Seacrest

GAO sees challenges in Iraq withdrawal

New division takes over Iraq command

Ex-Huachuca GI sentenced in child-porn case

Congress extends residency benefits to spouses

AF reflective belts draw jeers on Facebook

Afghan President Karzai promises reform

Family struggles to restart after stepfather’s sex abuse conviction

Beefeaters Suspended for Bullying

Soldier killed while crossing street

DoD Buzz: Rumors Fly About JSF Second Engine

CNO: Use of drones raises legal questions

Raytheon Tests JSOW-ER As Anti-Ship Weapon

Analysis: Canceled runoff leaves U.S. no worse off – but no better

Ramstein sends off last C-130E

Officials: Man killed while scavenging at Bragg

Amphib built with WTC steel arrives in New York

Boeing Backers Press Obama on Tanker

Lone senator holds up veterans bill

Austin DUers. I forgot to early vote and I'm in NYC.

Recycled WTC Steel now a ship

Anybody know of any organizations that provide transportation to Doc Appoitments?

Hank Gilbert challenges Dem. rivals to 10 debates

Schieffer(sp) AND Friedman ahead of Gilbert in this poll...