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Archives: November 30, 2009

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

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

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

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

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

Watching the HBO Rock and roll concert?

upgrading xp to 7

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

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"

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

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

4 police officers shot dead in coffee shop

another day at the market

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

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

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

Wisconsin woman charged in attack at anti-abortion protest

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

I'm going to negotiate with the state of Ohio

Independent UK: Britain faces return to Victorian levels of poverty

Independent UK: Britain faces return to Victorian levels of poverty

Some Domestic Violence Statistics

Tiny magnetic discs could kill cancer cells: study

Amazing aerial images from WWII

60 Minutes tonight: Robert Ballard. Wow!

Bank of England made secret £62 billion loans to bankrupt banks

50 years ago: Detroit gears up for record production

Top Florida politicians get 45 million in free health care subsidies paid by the citizens of Florida

Tiger Woods issues a statement

AlterNet: Conservatives Can Really Be Heartless Bastards

Kyl wants no exit strategy as Obama expected to announce 30,000 more U.S. troops to Afghanistan

War tax proponent Obey calls expected troop surge a 'fool's errand'

Pakistan's Nukes Change Hands

Under Florida law Woods is not obliged to give a statement.

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

Reid faces more pressure from unions on healthcare reform

Has anyone seen this making the rounds of the internets?

Fuck You, NCAA Womens’s Volleyball Selection Committee

Hyundai pulls out of Japanese car market

"Dubai Official: Dubai World's Debt Its Own"

I'm conflicted about the Swiss minaret thing. If you don't like evangelists knocking on your door..

Mike Huckabee Granted Clemency To Man Wanted For Questioning In Ambush That Killed 4 Cops

Conservatives Can Really Be Heartless Bastards

Conservatives Can Really Be Heartless Bastards

Conservatives Can Really Be Heartless Bastards

Financial Time Bombs Keep Ticking

Senior citizens detained by police after waving to kid on a bicycle (Canada)

Florida taxpayers foot bill for Gov. Crist, top lawmakers' healthcare subsidy

Grandmother of little girl attacked by pit bull recounts attack

24/7WallStreet: Americans Give Up The Credit Card For The Holidays

Afghan War Cost Grips Both Parties ($3.6 Bil per Month)

Teenager lashed for wearing knee-length skirt

Another Republican in Congress Calls for Afghanistan Exit

The Bad Reporter is PRICELESS today!

MSM TV News never mentions pipelines through Afghanistan, it's all about the evil "terrorists"

Newsweek: An Empire at Risk

What is your favorite antivirus/firewall software?

Americans Are Deeply Involved In Afghan Drug Trade

Determination among Democratic legislators to frame the Afghan occupation, no conviction to end it

Capitalism and Supply-Side Economics = Satan's economic models.

The Ball's In Reid's Court"-There Is Nothing Blue Dogs Fear More Than Reconciliation

An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore

Tough day at work today

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

Does anyone else have a problem with this POLITICO narrative on "subordination?"

The MSM/Police hound $100 million Tiger. Meanwhile, $100 Trillion

Epic irony

LA Times: Gov. Schwarzenegger is booed at Hollywood Park

"Afghanis need to learn how to defend themselves."

From the "What if?" files: W tried to sell our ports to Dubai World.

Porn causes tsunamis and earthquakes

First Law of Intestinal Dynamics applies now more than ever....

Records show feds used ultra-right radio host for years

BREAKING: Suspect in 4 Cop's death NOT at house

Suspect in Lakewood police slayings wounded, may be dead

Man wanted for questioning in cop executions granted clemency by Huckabee 9 years ago

Reactor's water cooler spiked with tritium

Oh, Canada - Amy Goodman Detained at Canadian Border, Questioned About Speech…and 2010 Olympics

More Repulsive Publicity Stunt

More Repulsive Publicity Stunt

No explicit provision in the Afghan penal code that criminalises rape

Leading Irish Catholic priest: Child sex-abuse scandal 'goes right to the top in Rome'

Afghanistan: Obama Drops The Other Shoe

Bonddad: Hysteria and Economic Blogs: Why They're Best Friends

What ever happened to the call for congress to DEFUND war?

End War by Stopping the Next Attack

Florida: One of rail's biggest critics gets millions to study and promote alternatives

White House Guest-List Chief Says She Quit Post

White House Guest-List Chief Says She Quit Post

Uranium Contaminates Nevada Wells

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

women doing the work of removing 136,000 landmines

Don't forget- we are not out of Iraq

Are we going to let John die?

Somali priates hijack oil tanker (oil for US)

What to make of this

Former advisor to Danish Energy Agengy rebukes "irrational cult of a postulated solar influence"

Joe Biden Crashes State Dinner

Experts Point to Throttles, Not Floor Mats, in Toyota Incidents

Billions Go to Waste in Afghan Rebuilding

FAA turned down Boeing 777 warnings: report

Wendell Berry --- Questionaire

US Bid to Bypass Karzai's Afghan Government Upsets Allies

Blue Cross in hot water over North Carolina letter campaign

anybody know what happened to the transcript of amy's segment on the 2010 olympics--

Do you agree with any of these?

Supreme Court rejects Ohio killer's appeal

Mrs. Greenspan & Alex Witt(less). . two big MSNBC concern trolls? or

Ralph Reed spokes-entity: "Moral failings of 'Conservative' Leaders"

Huckabee issues a statement on the tragic killings

Thom Hartmann just mentioned the 'GOP paid trolls' thread on the front page of DU.

Latest Microsoft Patches Cause Black Screen of Death (link to story fixed)

The latest Horseshit from the goons @ Politico

Shelve Health Care Reform to pay for War in Afghanistan

Air pollution hurts child breathing

Pentagon Loses More Than Cost Of Health Care, Stimulus And Bank Bailout Combined

Could corporations really be this cold and calculating..

Could corporations really be this cold and calculating..

To all DU'ers who want Obama to get out of Afghanistan NOW...

Israeli Likud Party Member: ‘The Obama Administration Is An Enemy Of The Jews’

Caption this photo of Huckabee

The Rude Pundit - Note on Spending and Taxation: What's True and Why We Need Obama to Lead

The Rude Pundit - Note on Spending and Taxation: What's True and Why We Need Obama to Lead

Veterans of Soviet War See Same Errors by US

Huckabee commuted previous sentance of Police Shooter Suspect.

religious affiliation vs. support for war

Grinch steals Salvation Army kettle, saying 'I hate Christmas'

Are you Pro-War?

They Aren't Really This Stupid, Are They?

Another crazy Repub theory?

This morning on POTUS (Sirius XM) the hosts refused to say the names of the WH party crashers

My puppy ate approximately 50 "Fruit Flavored" Tums.

EVERYONE on DU - call the White House RIGHT NOW - and tell them to stop this insanity in Afghanistan

Option ARMs Come Back into Center Stage: 350,000 Active Option ARMs with over 200,000 in California.

Why are we in Afghanistan? Is it really a "war of necessity" or is it a "criminal imperialist war"?

Climategate: Why it matters

Australian aims to breed 'green' sheep that burp less

FBI paid blogger accused of threatening judges in Chicago

Lewis Black Will Be on Countdown Tonight 11/30

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

The Union: The Business Behind Getting High

"Trailblazing" website reveals 350 years of science

Senate Bill Contains Gift For Big Banks (again) WTF?

The value of "nothing"...

An Open Letter to Michael Moore

Monday Toons, Part 1 : Party Crashers and crashed Parties

Monday Toons, Part 2 : Haves and have nots

Monday Toons, Part 3: wars on reason and on the world

Glenn Greenwald: The face of rotted Washington

Does Levi want to appear on Dancing with the Stars next season?

An Unthinkable choice

Monday Toons, Part 4- the rest

LOTD --- Laugh of the Day

Do you support "Same Sex Marriage"?

Pastor: Pray For Nuisance Bear

WTF? "Thousands of African Albinos Hide to Avoid Body-Parts Hunters"

OxyRush is spending more time lately on his anti-Global Warming bullshit.

Gee, Forced Put-Backs?

San Francisco Chronicle: Innovative Tenderloin court has fans, skeptics

Magnetic Nanodiscs Breakthrough Kills 90% of Cancer Cells

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

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

Hate Crime Stats: Gay Men, Jews Are Most Vulnerable Reported Target Groups

Hate Crime Stats: Gay Men, Jews Are Most Vulnerable Reported Target Groups

Who remembers the assassination of Ahmed Massoud?

So a hedge fund manager gets engaged...

71% Angry at Federal Government, Up Five Points Since September

OK why didn't anyone tell me about this?

I Am So Sick of Politics and Politicians I Could Puke

Newscorp & Google?

Newscorp & Google?

Some info for health care economists:

Fuckabee is hucked - say goodbye to 2012 Fundie lunatic

Fuckabee is hucked - say goodbye to 2012 Fundie lunatic

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

"That's why we have funeral homes and morticians."

Huckabee Makes Room For Pot Smokers

Whatever happened with that hot tip

Apparently, the bigger the idiot you are, the better your chances of becoming a sportscaster

On the chinese calender, 3 years ago it was the year of the cow.

Check the Facts on Global Warming

Snow-free November for Toronto

Rick Warren refuses to oppose Uganda’s “Kill Gays” bill

Huckabee really screwed the pooch with this one!

It's Obama's fault :) Christmas for a song: $21,465.56 - cost of "The Twelve Days of Christmas"

Huckabee's Wikipedia page hijacked

0.12% of Rethugs think the Dick

HuffPo - Palin Spins Out of Control: Pugnacious Revisionism of Going Rogue Portends Fall From Grace

STFU Tweety

This is WORK!

Right wing wackos happy over Huckabee`s problem.

This is seriously pathetic: American sailors cough up their own money to keep fleet going

"We can't shoot our way out of Afghanistan." - Gen. Barry McCaffrey

Why Afghanistan?

Rally on West Point Tomorrow 12/1 Against WAR.

Rally on West Point Tomorrow 12/1 Against WAR.

Climate change data dumped

A lot of people don't realize that there are literally thousands of ...

Why doesn't MSNBC Give Phil Donahue a New Show?

So when are we going to go after Osama Bin Laden?

Food stamp use INTERACTIVE MAP - Across the USA black/white/children/since 2007

As unemployment ranks swell, veterans fare worse

Do Countries Need Heroes?

Report: Obama gives orders on Afghanistan

How many DUers have a friend or relative serving in or awating MOs for Afghanistan?

Ensign (LAME): Resignation would distract resources from defeating Reid

A weakened Huckabee would be good news for Palin

Hey, want to see what AIG's been doing with your money?

Shhh! Wall Street is spending again.

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

War on Terror receding like the tide or a film played backwards


Couldn't Obama have chosen to emulate LBJ in the "kicking the Senate's ass" way, instead

32 states report widespread H1N1 flu activity, down from 48 states 3 weeks ago, health officials say

An email from a close friend of mine who belongs to no political party. IMPORTANT. READ THIS.

Lilly Ledbetter among AARP The Magazine's 2010 Inspire Award Honorees

Coastal projects lag

Beck still getting only Small Market Advertisers

Sarah Palin Flying During "Bus Tour" for Book?

Sarah Palin Flying During "Bus Tour" for Book?

Wall Street’s Excesses Caused More Deaths Among Children Than The Asian Tsunami

Chelsea is engaged

HR 3930, S 2730 (COBRA subsidy extensions) - subsidies expire NOW

"He promised, during the campaign, to increase troops in Afghanistan. Blah, blah, fucking blah ...."

I just had to say this..

I just had to say this..

RR Whackos v Evolution: Article responses prove the author's points

Four things Obama can do right now to re-intensify the Democratic base

Climate Change Is Inevitable — It’s Time to Adapt

How are people watching posts close enough to notice when a rec/unrec changes the score 1 point?

3 days till glen beck`s--"christmas sweater: a return to redemption"

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

‘Official Chicago Tea Party’ distances itself from heckling, by ‘splinter’ tea party group.

‘Official Chicago Tea Party’ distances itself from heckling, by ‘splinter’ tea party group.

‘Official Chicago Tea Party’ distances itself from heckling, by ‘splinter’ tea party group.

Climategate: Why it matters -- The scandal we see and the scandal we don't

Climategate: Why it matters -- The scandal we see and the scandal we don't

DUer book fans - Barnes and Noble have

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

Frank Schaeffer's 'Narrative' of the Loons: Our Own Far Right vs. the Islamic Extremists

The WH business of deciding and deploying troops before announcing is dismaying

Wingnut Andrew Breitbart Calls for My Murder

Wingnut Andrew Breitbart Calls for My Murder


Fuckabee releases statement regarding his paroling of a baby raping cop killer

The occupation of Afghanistan is not a humanitarian mission

The Role Congress Is Playing In Health Reform

US Supreme Court to consider Fla. beach dispute

ACLU: Supreme Court decision won’t end torture photos fight

Huckabee: Justice system 'failed miserably' with Clemmons

Afghanistan: Our 177th Colony

Stolen emails, climate change, and the practice of science

If you support the President's Afghanistan escalation, can you tell

Charter schools making gains under Obama's education plan: "a fundamental shift"

Woman hit by SUV in apparent parking flap

Levi Johnston, Put Your Pants On

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

I'm Glad this SS Security Breach Happened

Poll: Limbaugh is most influential conservative

What makes a "breed"? Is it size? Color? Location? What they do?

Have you had or do you now anyone that has had Swine Flu?

Greenland, the new bonanza

Greenland, the new bonanza

Question for the readers of 'Going Rogue'...

Salahis had contacted Pentagon official about attending state dinner

Stop picking on Faux News

John McCain on Health Care

Where would you draw the line of the "Big Tent" party?

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

Do some people really purchase life insurance from a strange recorded voice on their cell phone?

Help Save Leslie Park's home. Fight IndyMac/OneWEst bank

Newsweek editor: Cheney presidential run would be ‘good for the country’

The only way to deal with frustrations with Rec/UnRec

This is a MUST READ about Afghanistan by Grantcart - who gave me permission

Religious Persecution

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

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

Just reemed-out my old roommate for the anti-Obama whispering campaign.

Mike Huckabee – Minister of Death – This isn’t the first time

A Modest DU Proposal

U.S. Military Unveils Huge New Prison in Afghanistan

Men, women respond differently to stimuli

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

Un-Rec This Thread

The War President Issues Afghanistan Troop Orders To Generals

George Will: Get Off My Lawn You Hippie Dope Fiends!

The 4 Police Officers slain today near Tacoma --

Her work is done.

Family Violence

Family Violence

People's strange ideas about "The Homeless"

The orders have been officially issued regarding Afghanistan

College's too-fat-to-graduate rule under fire...say what?

Identity thieves just scammed my mother in law

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

Marijuana and Addiction

Secrecy in science is a corrosive force

Our "Going Rouge: Palin Rogue Coloring Book" Already a Collectible - $67 on Amazon!

Driver: 20 Police beat man who died in custody...Police: Man mysteriously unresponsive

Did you hope you elected an FDR in 2008 and were disappointed to find out you got a Bill Clinton?

"The Indiana stretch of the Ohio River Valley is one of the most toxic environments on Earth."

Open request to Human Resource Managers

Rush Limbaugh to Marry Wife #4

Say NO! To Socialism

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

Hollywood Wants Control of Your HDTV

Hollywood Wants Control of Your HDTV

City’s Schools Share Their Space, and Bitterness (charter schools in NYC)

Rick Warren Refuses To Condemn Proposed Ugandan Law To Execute Gays: "I never take sides."

Re: 2010 elections, I think the Obama Administrations actions will:

Bishop who barred Kennedy admits he doesnt understand the Constitution

Expect a vote split like you can't imagine in 2012!

Sheriff Joe Arpaio Forces Woman to Give Birth While Shackled

Report: Chelsea Clinton is engaged to be married

The Swiss ban minarets... and the OTHER

WAL-MART: The High Cost of Low Price -- teaser trailer

KO has a special commentary tonight

National Union Anti-War Conference In Chicago December 4-6, 2009

Even MY book didn't get remaindered this fast.

New poll paints ugly picture for Dems in 2010

Corduroy Skirts Are A Sin

10 Years Later: The Battle in Seattle and beyond

After years of complaining about the Rs legislating what goes on in your bedroom,

Any corrolation between the WH security "breach" and the republicans not showing up?

Arizona law changes way teachers contract with districts

Forty percent of Democrats say they ‘probably won’t vote’ in 2010

"It will cost one million dollars a year to support one soldier for one year in Afghanistan"

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

Tiger's car wreck pics

When you eat as important as what you eat

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

Criminalizing the classroom. Over-punishment in NYC schools.

Boston brewer pushes new limits on extreme beer

Taking the Private Jet to Copenhagen

Rick Warren, Silent Enabler Of Hatred

An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore

What do you know about CREDO Mobile?

Tiger Woods is following the best info ever given to me: NEVER talk to the cops

Well warmongers, it looks like Obama is going to get your war on

Who is/was Your Favorite President and Why?

do you support escalation of the war against Afghanistan?

Did anyone just see the Titans/Cardinals game?

Redux: Cool Fall evening, leftover spaghetti percolating

You're so vain...

I lost a fight today

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....

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

Anyone else see Bob Ballard on 60 Minutes?


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

VCR/TIVO alert: On TCM 2:00am EST German 'Titanic', 'Night To Remember'

Secret Santa/ Yankee Swap gift ideas

L.A. KLOS listerners.. Did anyone hear the top 10 songs

i'm back! anybody miss me?

Maybe I'm wrong

What creationists actually believe...

The secret to enjoying your job

Vince Young is now a legend

Betcha didnt know....

Jesus and Jim Morrison


If you can remember the may enjoy this...

Forget all those NFC East "rivalries"/pissing contests. Ravens-Steelers is where it is at.

This short took 6 years to make...

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

Those with asthma. Any personal experience with Theophylline?

You folks should be aware of this. Bad news.

What are you getting for your loved ones this holiday season?

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

Toughest neighborhood on Democratic Underground

my son is a

This is an ad?

Introducing the Christian Side Hug. Sonseed, the ball is in your court.

Palin fails to finish Thanksgiving dinner.

Tying Up Loose Ends With ‘Oprah,’ ‘Mad Men,’ Wine Clubs and More

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

check out these truly...unusual...x-mas gift ideas.

I just bought a external 1TB Hard Drive

Do you have a welcome mat???"?

long time no see! hope everyone is doing well

So, I have decided what I'm going to name my future children.

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

co-worker is playing Barbara

Dammit, when are the Scissor Sisters going to do another album???

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

Get a New Daddy!

Richard Cheese singing 99 Luftballoons. (crappy quality)

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

I broke my glasses this afternoon

DU is different than Free Republic, they have way more spelling errors

Problems with the film 2012

Want to help me test a new site?

My mother in law keeps crystal meth in the towel cabinet. Ever smell

I keep my mother in law in the crystal meth cabinet. Ever smell

Bud Selig's retiring in 2012? Oh, happy day!

OMG.. this is a Christmas gift?

Bunn or Cuisinart Brew Central?

It's a Bob Dylan Christmas, Everybody!

Back to school... that stomach pain is reemerging.

Do you think a show based on a young Bruce Wayne would work?

Heard this song last weekend on the radio, and I could’ve sworn it was by a British invasion group

I'm pissed at the cable company...

What We Believe

Whales save seal from orcas


What to do, what to do, We are quite possibly allergic to the (pets) house

I just got "Mass Casualties: A Young Medic's True Story of Death, Deception, and Dishonor in Iraq"

"The Matrix" -- Lego version

"Happier than an IT guy coming up with a new server naming scheme!"

Oh, disappointment. In a Criterion DVD, of all things!

Why is it bands like Sonic Youth, Yo La Tengo and The Pixies don't get the respect they deserve?

My first 'real' job. A reminiscence.

My mother in law keeps moth crystals in the towel cabinet. Ever smell

How old are you and when did you start puberty ?

"Must Be Santa"

Unsolicited psychological advice from a therapist?

It is supposed to be "fruit salad" NOT Cantelope Salad!

My puppy ate approximately 50 "Fruit Flavored" Tums.

Imagine laying down bass for Beck and Page and imagine you're 22 and a goddess

Just saw this on Slickdeals Dem Donkey ornament

You are a cat. You hate loud noises. Which would you prefer?

I'm buying a Goat for christmas...

It's snowing!

sick again, not asking for medical advice, good vibes please

Positively Autistic.

I'm getting a bonus at work!

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/30/09 (warning: graphic subject)

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

Looking for a free cat

My oldest cat is now a floppy eared kitty

Speed Racer is just a cool, entertaining movie....

My mother just made me feel horrible.

Oh wow! I can't believe the INCREDIBLE Job offer I just got, LOL!

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

Mahna mahna!

Apple pie toppings

My wife has been diagnosed with cancer

Had a FANTASTIC conversation with the cashier at the grocery store today

Rabbit vs. kitten. Rabbit wins.

"Kick a Ginger Day" my ass.

Ack! You know the feeling when you get water in your ear?

Anyone else readin' Stephen King's newest 'Under The Dome' ?

Specs of your first computer

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

Robert Reich: The Housing Crisis and Wall Street Shame

saw a Palin bumpersticker today

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

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


Funny How That Works

E. J. Dionne: Fighting Extremism With Civility

"U.S. offers new role for Pakistan"

Top Republican won't run against Rep. Chet Edwards

Goodness, Repubs want employers to screen for undocumented aliens to make sure

$85 Billion will wreck the world. $35 Billion is walking around money.

White House: Obama Has Told Generals, Foreign Leaders Of His Afghan Decision

Interesting debate on Afghanistan in British Parliament on CSPAN - look and listen!

An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore: Full Text Here

Lobbyists Furiously Lobby White House to Preserve Lobbyist Power

You can’t handle THE TRUTH.

A thought on Huckabee, Romney, Pawlenty, Teabaggers, the NRA and the 2012 election.

CBO: Health Care Reform Will Lower Out-Of-Pocket Burden For Most Consumers

Michael Moore's Open Letter to Obama....."Say it aint so"

Another Republican Enters Race for Shea-Porter's Seat

Another Republican Enters Race for Shea-Porter's Seat

Iowa Republicans Prep 2010 House Campaigns

Khazei Chalks Up Globe, Clark Endorsements

**Heads Up: WH Discusses Admin's Efforts on fighting HIV/AIDS, Live **

We can't trust Mike Huckabee because he's too liberal on crime

Mike Hucklebee: commutes and pardons for murderers and rapists

Senate Scheduled to Begin Debate on Health Care Bill 3pm Monday

The Afghan Speech Obama Should Give: Read the proposed speech here.

Consumer advocate calls health care bill "toothless". Enforcement of insurance reforms in doubt

GOP: "A party both united and divided" (warning! Scary photos ahead!)

Do you plan on using Pres. Obama's Tuesday Afghanistan speech to attack your fellow DUers?

Check in here if you are sick and tired of "Check in here" posts!

politico, continuing its proud tradition of doubling as a GOP bulletin board

politico, continuing its proud tradition of doubling as a GOP bulletin board

Didn't Obama say he was going to focus on Afghanistan during his 08 campaign?

Check in here, then check out

Check in here if you were against Obama's position on Afghanistan and said so during the campaign

Senate will hold hearing on new Afghan strategy Wednesday

What's Really In The Health Insurance Bills: It's not universal health care, It's not even close.

There was no avoiding this fork in the road.. We were left with 2 hot wars

some say the President was going to go out of Afghanistan, others say he was going to finish the job

some say the President was going to go out of Afghanistan, others say he was going to finish the job

Taliban amnesty betrays US connivance with war criminals

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

Obama has sure come a long way: 7/14/08

BREAKING: Suspect in 4 Cops death NOT in house

BREAKING: Suspect in 4 Cops death NOT in house

"Rasmussen: How Poll Questions Affect The Answers (And Why Our Obama Approval Numbers Are Different)

Obama admin channels Bush in attempt to weaken search protections

2010 Elections Hinge on Reinvigoration of Democratic Base

The First Afghanistan Speech.

Obama and Rudd have 'excellent' meeting

I'm calling it. It's Mittens vs. Obama in 2012.

Let's cherry-pick the Constitution!

That rotten filibuster in Senate has to go

Barack Obama: "My new strategy will be taking the fight to al Qaeda in Afghanistan" (July 15, 2008)

"White House developing AIDS strategy"

"Biden Goes On The Attack As Senate Begins Health Care Debate"

Billions go to waste in Afghan rebuilding

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

Good news: Health bill would reduce family employer-based premiums by $100-$200 a year

If you're against the war now, it doesn't MATTER if you didn't post against it during the campaign

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

Barack Obama: "Instead of fighting this war, we could be fighting for the people of West Virginia."

Forty percent of Democrats say they ‘probably won’t vote’ next year: poll

Saying we need to rid Afghanistan of the Taliban is like saying...

An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore

Obama, Clinton.. all the major players in the Dem primaries were calling for more troops in Afgan.

Your Vote is not a Surrender of Intellectual or Ethical Autonomy

ACLU: Obama’s Reversal On Patriot Act Reform 'A Major Travesty’

This President will be Held Accountable for the results of his Afghanistan Policy,

The President is Not Listening...

All They are Saying, Is "Give WAR a Chance..."

All They are Saying, Is "Give WAR a Chance..."

Why are so many people here seemingly STOKED for escalation?

I owe Dan Quayle an apology!

"Rahm, Daschle, Salazar to Senate"

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

For All Those Chuckling Over Palin's Remaindered Book

No one I have seen here critizes EVERYTHING Obama does but plenty try to justify EVERYTHING!!!

An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore

Chelsea Clinton Engaged

Check in here if you're pro-Obama and anti-escalation

Can somebody please explain to folks like me why the Republicans are so hysterical about the Secret

Check in if you're pro-bono, anti-war, think Obama's a cool dude and have hairy armpits

Imagine Huckabee for a moment in a candidates debate in 2012


Democrats expect healthcare overhaul to pass

Asian Shares Rebound But Keeping Eyes on Dubai.

Person of Interest named in Police Assinations in WA!!

Grandma delivers baby, Thanksgiving dinner

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

Police surround Seattle home where person of interest in (Lakewood, WA)police shooting may be hiding

UK to send 500 extra troops to Afghanistan -Brown

Britain to send 500 more troops to Afghanistan

Bush 'raised Iraq issue (three days) after 9/11'

Huckabee commuted sentence of man tied to police slayings

US Supreme Court to consider Fla. beach dispute

Russian doctors fear swine flu might mix with bird flu

A Huckabee clemency* gone awry?

Court sides with Gov't in detainee photo case

City’s Schools Share Their Space, and Bitterness (charter schools in NYC)

The ball’s in Reid’s court: Passing the public option

Tony Blair asked military to plan Iraq invasion nine months before war

Peru Looking for Newer Second-Hand LSTs

Exclusive: Russia To Start Iran Nuclear Plant In 2010

UAE moves to counter Dubai fallout but markets wary

U.S. recognizes Honduras vote with caveats

(Sen.) Reid: Senate to work weekends on health care

Blair 'not aware Iraq war was illegal'

Dalai Lama says climate change needs global action

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

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 30

Huckabee says he probably will not run in 2012

Secret Service Interviews Gate-Crashers

Large Hadron Collider sets world record

Swiss bishops criticize country's ban on construction of minarets

Debate Opens on Health Bill; Democrats Divided

Report: FBI paid controversial NJ blogger for help

Police murders suspect Maurice Clemmons evades capture

Salahis contacted Pentagon official about attending state dinner

CBO: Health Care Reform Will Lower Out-Of-Pocket Burden For Most Consumers

Former guerrilla wins Uruguay presidential run-off

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

Michigan auto supplier sheds pensions in bankruptcy

Lawmakers to hold hearing on party crashers

Chavez threatens to nationalize Venezuelan banks

Authority to Spy on Americans Unclear as Patriot Act Expires

Clinton daughter Chelsea engaged to be married

Supreme Court throws out ruling ordering release of detainee abuse photos, cites change in law

Trial of alleged Nazi prison guard begins

EXCLUSIVE-Danish draft urges 50 pct global emission cut by 2050

(Sen.) Ensign: ‘My Wife And I Have Worked Things Out’

Latin American leaders divided by Honduras election

Lobo leads Honduras presidential vote - exit polls

Rep. Hinchey: Bush Purposely Let Bin Laden Escape To Justify Iraq War

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

Paul Krugman: The Jobs Imperative

Stressing the Web, ‘NewsHour’ Begins an Overhaul.

Wall Street's Favorite Meltdown Myth Bites the Dust

Obama's Radical Proposal to Solve ALL Issues

Mother of all decisions: If Obama escalates in Afghanistan, he'll set back progress on other fronts

Obama faces risk of a wartime presidency

Young, educated and jobless in India

Obama Seeks 'Beer Summit' Between Tiger Woods and Florida Police

This Is George Bush's Recession: Why Doesn't Anybody Talk About That?

Concentration of Wealth = An Influence Lock On Our Politics

Housing Meltdown, Ground Zero: The American Home-Owning Dream on Life Support

Wickedness Abides (James Howard Kunstler)

War Fraud Whistleblowers Under Wraps

STOP the presses!

Autism Treatment Works in Kids as Young as 18 Mos.

Call to the Peoples of México to Organize the Revocation of the Presidency of Felipe Calderón

Americans Are Deeply Involved In Afghan Drug Trade

How Free-Market Delusions Destroyed the Economy

The Feds Are Addicted to Pot -- Even If You Aren't

Washington Times ex-editor sues, wants paper sold

How Free-Market Delusions Destroyed the Economy

M$M keeps repeating the $849 billion as cost for Senate HCR bill. CBO said its $599 B over 10 yrs

RIP Activist Alice McGrath dies

The Dark Side of Dubai! MUST READ!

Billions go to waste in Afghan rebuilding

'Use Cash Movement' to Ignite a Monetary Revolt

Chris Hedges: Addicted to Nonsense

Senate Bill Contains A Gift For Big Banks


Latest attempt to question climate change is junk

We May Be Born With an Urge to Help.

Michael Moore: An Open Letter to President Obama from Michael Moore

Why an Expanded Afghan War? "We will kill bin Laden...whether he is technically alive or not..."


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

US Taxpayer Money used to Fund Taliban (How the US Funds the Taliban)

US Taxpayer Money used to Fund Taliban (How the US Funds the Taliban)

WTO BattleofSeattle N30/1999

Dubai's Dirty Little Secret

Max Blumenthal: "Republican Gomorrah" and the GOP Crackup

David Hart on the Countdown to Oslo

(Awesome 8th Grader) Ruthie Gopin, the Founder of Carbon-Free Kids

Living in Dubai

I Got Friends With Low Wages

Fox American Morning CapAndTrade.mpg

Barack Obama: "My new strategy will be taking the fight to al Qaeda in Afghanistan" (July 15, 2008)

Sludge Report: Back To The Future

Bush's Deathmobile

Rep. Hinchey: Bush Admin. 'Intentionally Let bin Laden Get Away' for Justification of Iraq War

Law Professor: Walking Away From Mortgages Is The Only Way to Get Banks to Negotiate

Cats Against Climate Change

Lewis Black - Leave Mike Huckabee Alone

Bill Press says Glenn Beck is a ticking time bomb for Ailes

TYT: Busting Healthcare Myths - U.S. Vs. Other Countries (Must-Read Article Linked)

Where Have All The Flowers Gone?

Rotten Raoul solves the banking problem overnight!

In Afghan Debate, Few Antiwar Op-Eds. Elite papers marginalize public opposition.

Obama: Never would have made it

Cindy Sheehan, Others Assaulted by Vet at Anti-Afghanistan Rally

Limbaugh, O'Reilly & Hannity!

Chavez's Historic Call for a Fifth Socialist International

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

Drumbeat: November 30, 2009

23% of demand was met by wind power in November in Spain (Jan-Nov 2009 26% renewables!)

Bhopal gas survivors mark 25 years of agony

Big freeze plunged Europe into ice age in months

Poles ready for sacrifices to fight climate change: survey

Guatemala's Breathtaking Lake Aitlan Now 100 Feet Deep In Sludge, Cyanobacteria, More - Time

Crown-Of-Thorns Starfish - Native To Subtropical Seas - Devastating Coral Reefs In Japan - J. Times

Colorado town kicks up resistance to proposed wind farms

Reuters: Big developing countries form climate change front

Scientific American: What Is the Right Number to Combat Climate Change?

The activists' circus comes to Copenhagen

Solar panel costs 'set to fall' (BBC)

New Silicon-Air Battery to Have Unlimited Shelf Life

Climate change in Kuwait Bay (Since 1985, water temperature has increased on average 0.6°C/decade.)

Calcutta's 60+ LPG Taxis Will Go Back To Diesel Power - Not Enough NatGas Stations

The "Big 4" For Climate Toppling Point: Sea Ice Loss, WAIS/Greenland, Sink Loss, Permafrost Methane

Xpost from GD: GOP is paying trolls to "Blog Attack

On Climate Data, Trends and Peer Review

Scientific American: How Can Humanity Avoid or Reverse the Dangers Posed by a Warming Climate?

Latest attempt to question climate change is junk

World’s Largest Working Hydro-Electric Wave Energy Device Launched

Vince Young is now a legend??

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

What's Elin Woods' Favorite Magazine?

More insult to injury >>

SEC Championship Game

This Just In: Dennis Dixon can play

Report: the entire city of New Orleans is hopelessly shitfaced already

Tiger Woods pulls out of tournament; search warrant sought by police

Sports Illustrated names Derek Jeter 2009 Sportsman of the Year

Serena Williams fined $82K for outburst, put on two year probation

Source: ND staff told Weis is out

Tebow lends a had to the less fortunate.....

OK, let's have it: Predictions for tonight's Pats/Saints game

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

NFL Rules Forced Titans To Kick Extra Point In Yesterday's Game?

Elecciones ilegales en Honduras y la hipocresía de Washington

Pepe Lobo crushes Santos in Honduras

Did we hear Obama removed the electronic message on the Interest Section in Havana?

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

Feingold: Radio, TV Martí Are ‘Wasteful’

Peru Looking for Newer Second-Hand LSTs

Frente and COFADEH Announce Successful Conquest of Fraudulent Electoral Process


Amnesty Int’l. Press Release: Honduras Authorities Must Reveal Identities and Whereabouts of People

IPA Press Release: Repression in Honduras

Amid Protests, Hondurans Voted in Los Angeles – Out of 3000 Registered, Only 500 Votes Cast

Call to the Peoples of México to Organize the Revocation of the Presidency of Felipe Calderón

Indigenous leader Salvador Zúñiga: "The electoral farce is a failure. The oligarchy will never be

Elections In Honduras: Whitewashing The Path To A Past Of Horrors

Quixote Center Delegation documents terror and repression during elections


Iberoamerican Summit: Cuba Demands Declaration against Honduran Election, Others Fear Getting on US’

Victory declared in controversial poll that was already a win-win for Honduras's wealthy elite

The election triibunal had to flip the turn out numbers to give the election a fig leaf.

Honduras “election”: repression, boycott and resistance by Jorge Martin

'NO!' to Honduran farce: Argentina, Bolivia, Cuba, Brazil, Spain, Venezuela, Guatemala,

Guatemala: 'NO!' on Honduras' phony election...

Israel says enforcing West Bank settlement moratorium

Hamas Bans Women Dancers, Scooter Riders in Gaza Push

Thousands protest haredi violence in Jerusalem

Israeli Likud Party Member: ‘The Obama Administration Is An Enemy Of The Jews’

What's with all the firearms thefts from LEO's?

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

Gun-lovers go crazy for tax-exempt guns during South Carolina Black Friday sale

Kansas Concealed Carry proves as safe as everywhere else

Two more family amd domestic killings in Portland metro area over the holidays- 4 dead

Hope raised by plans for new West Bank city

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)

Obama Enforced Trade Agreement - Jobs Already Returning

Today in Labor History Nov 30 helped organize the first women's union of the Amalgamated Meat Cutter

Home Depot Shoppers Greeted by Boycotters at Two Ohio Stores

Host a Community Discussion and Be Part of the President’s Forum on Jobs

An open letter to Michael Moore from President Obama

Firmware hacks? Anyone?

manhattan sunset

Invisible galaxy crashing into Milky Way

Nothing Lasts

The first real camera I ever owned! Memory of it just hit me like a ton of bricks

December Photo Contest Theme - Poll

There is a guy I follow on Flickr

Argentine judge suspends 1st gay marriage

Gay Family Values - King & King

Hopefully this is okay for me to post in here..."We Vow"

Get ready for half a recovery

Paterson makes $1.6B emergency budget move

Dr. Housing Bubble 11/29/09

55 (real) things to worry about

Which administration is responsible for 96% of 2008 spending?

Dubai exchange nosedives as trading resumes

Guest Post: The Tax Code ENCOURAGES Leverage

Bailed-Out AIG Goons Force Poor to Choose Between Running Water and Food

Niall Ferguson: Even Krugman admits the deficit is unsustainable

The Grand Failure of Government to Limit Concentration of Power

India may have sold US T-bills to buy gold

Bonddad: Hysteria and Economic Blogs: Why They're Best Friends (Posted previously in GD)

Since Feb. not ONE permanent mortgage modification has been made by banks.

Will Gold Fall or Continue to Rise?

As sales vanish, skin stays on alligators

Really interesting article about Ownership.

Wow, I wasn't sure we could do a poll here! Question for you guys:

I have a special prayer request today

Rick DiClemente's December Starself Astrology Newsletter

Reversal Haunts Federal Health Agency

"The Canadian Problem"

Implant-based cancer vaccine is first to eliminate tumors in mice

Growing back a lost limb

Why Continue to Fight For a Public Option?

Interesting exchange on the Health Care Blog

Why is getting pain meds such a problem?

Don't let guard down about H1N1. As toll mounts more is known about H1N1 death spiral.

New York City schools share space, bitterness

Rick POS Warren Won't Condemn Proposed Law To Execute Gays in Uganda

Minaret ban marks start of tough Swiss debate on Islam

Vatican criticises Swiss minaret ban

Egypt's Mufti condemns banning minarets in Switzerland

Memes, viruses, faith and the gullibility of the mind

CDC Pediatric Influenza Mortality Statistics from 04 - 09

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?

Anyone else here add vinegar to soups?

Need your help for holiday gift idea.. The Nutcracker

Best foods for people with cold?