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Archives: December 10, 2009

Interview with US Economist Dennis Meadows- 'Copenhagen Is About Doing As Little As Possible'

Big fat Greek bailout 'unlikely': Borg

Ancient Mediterranean flood mystery solved

Hopenhagen's dirty secret

So who thinks they are leaving their grandkids a better world?

I got an idea on how to find Osama bin Laden - hire Dog, the Bounty Hunter

President Obama's new jobs program takes cues from the past

Absence of evidence for a meteorite impact event 13,000 years ago

The impact of the diffusion of maize to the Southwestern United States

Ancient Tablets Decoded; Shed Light on Assyrian Empire

10 women?!? Tiger deserved to get his ass kicked and more!

Swedish star: 'Tiger tried to recruit me as a lover'

Fierce! Robust! - - - spare me your meaningless adjectives from now on, Washington.

The Biggest Lie

Health Care Reform and Wall-Mart

Small Dogs Rock!... or Its the Owner NOT the Dog

Small Dogs Rock!... or Its the Owner NOT the Dog

Tom Hayden: Obama: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Slim majority backs Afghan troop plan

AIG General Counsel Who Protested Meager $500K To Have Her Bluff Called, Get Sacked

The Devil and Mr. Obama - Joe Bageant

WWII veteran had Hitler's art book on bookshelf

WWII veteran had Hitler's art book on bookshelf

WWII veteran had Hitler's art book on bookshelf

Ha! Palin's fools are lining up in Coeur d' Alene, Idaho ~ overnight temp to be 6 degrees!

Not all Democrats are progressives

First century Spanish pottery found in Pattanam

Fund raiser for 4 fallen Seatlle police officers

Uganda’s Harsh Anti-Gay Legislation Has American Links

New Sweatfree Communities Report Reveals Low Wages, Poor Conditions Behind "Made In USA" Label

New Sweatfree Communities Report Reveals Low Wages, Poor Conditions Behind "Made In USA" Label

Ex-Fed chief Paul Volcker's 'telling' words on derivatives industry

Sexual abuse prompts Senegalese legal reforms

LONG standing ovation for Prez O. in Oslo.

I just don't trust Hazmat Karbide, the bad seed planted in Afghanistan by BushCo.

Nobel Ceremony beginning; Prez speaks about 7:30 edt.

Boy Scout founder Lord Baden-Powell 'executed PoW'

Top Ten Archaeology Finds: Most Viewed of 2009

Abortion pill gets final approval in Italy

New Scientist: Dogs are better than Cats

Australia's unemployment rate in surprise fall

Foreclosure Filings in U.S. to Hit Record for Second Year With 3.9 Million

elizabeth warren on washington journal coming up...

Police arrest protesters at San Francisco State University

Sit-Ins for Single Payer......Today.

Limbaugh vs. McConnell: GOP leader targeted by conservatives

Peak Wingnuttia: Far-Right "News" Site Accuses Obama of Targetting the Baby Jesus

Time Magazine's year in Pics - WOW

Americans Want Government to Spend for Jobs, Send Bill to Rich

The Power Of The Press

Glenn Greenwald: Supporting the ACLU

Republicans Back Universal Lawn-Care Bill

Vitter tested by vote on Medicaid

Next year I am joining the war on Christmas. Stores are killing Christmas off

The Efficacy of Anti-Democratic Party Rhetoric

Thurs 12/10 is Int'l Human Rights Day. MN is Demostrating Against Torture

Attacking Afghanistan was "self defense"?

The Newest Movie Theater Scam...3D

Barrack Obama does he?

President Obama those said standards of which you

1,700 UK scientists back climate science

Wealth insurance?

Dennis Kucinich is speaking in the House right now

'Stocks rose Thursday as the dollar slipped against other major currencies'

Guardian: Spanish fan calls police over saxophone band who were just not jazzy enough

Proposal: Create a GREEN BANK to create Green Jobs:

Sprint fed customer GPS data to cops over 8 million times

Family dog survives 98 days on deserted New Jersey island

Obama: War sometimes necessary to obtain peace

Bank of America: TARP Paid in full

The audacity of we...

Michael Steele is dinsengenuous,as always.

Texas has another big explosion

Texas has another big explosion

U.S. Labor Against the War: List of War Profiteers Around U.S.

Suspected U.S. drone strike kills 10 in NW Pakistan

Sorry Contessa Al Gore is not merely a former

Palin Op-Ed: 'The President Should Boycott Copenhagen'

Duggars on my Tee Vee OMG I'm going to go blind aaarrrggghhh

Sarah Palin is just a little bit too quick for that old plodder Al Gore.

(Peace) Activist, 91, avoids jail time

Initial Jobless Claims Rise.....but look at how Bloomberg News Service puts lipstick on the pig

Arkansas Lt. Gov Bill Halter may challenge Blanche Lincoln in Dem primary

Anti-gay rhetoric rises in race for Houston mayor

Spill is one of worst on the North Slope

. . . America Finally Takes a Look at all the Pollutants in the Nation's Water System

At least with Bush we knew in advance that he was a dick.

At least with Bush we knew in advance that he was a dick.

Warren Wilson archaeologist unearths clues to past

My vote for top Freeper racist post of the day (that I have seen). Regarding Tiger Woods.

Caroling for Health Care

Cash for Thunder: Bolivia Demands "Climate Reparations"

Bitch --- Then DO

Corporate Farmer Calls Upon Sen. Feinstein to Influence Environmental Dispute

Let's Play PR and Damage Control...

Which group has more influence on their respective party?

Xpost: The 2 Degree Life—What You Can Do to Stop Climate Change

Xpost: Prescriptions for Saving the Planet—How to Halt the Catastrophe

What is MSNBC's plan for Dylan Ratigan?

I thought Medicare was an entitlement that was already paid for with payroll taxes?

They're only in it for the money?

Right-Wing Alternate Universe Alert: Jim DeMint flabbergasted by the Republicans' move to the left

The American Taliban wants you to stop gambling on Christmas day

The American Taliban wants you to stop gambling on Christmas day

GM's Buick-GMC Chief Said to Leave Automaker Eight Days After Being Hired

Judge sets bail in Bangor sex attack, burning

Visionary African American Leader Receives the Nobel Peace Prize

LOL This county is so pathetic.... the majority is getting persecuted apparently

Ze Frank: A Quick Explanation of Afghanistan

I don't know what exactly is happening in this video

Happy birthday to the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights! December 10, 1948

Happy birthday to the U.N. Declaration of Human Rights! December 10, 1948

"Obama is waging war on the American people."

What a lame response

I'm assuming that the Senate Democrats and the the White House have "Byrd Insurance"?

I loves me some Rep. Donna Edwards "Green Storm Water Management"

David Sirota now has his own morning radio show on KKZN

I say we make every appropriate Blue Dog's life a living hell as peacefully and legally as possible.

House Dems reach deal on regulatory reform after threats by party centrists

Wow...GOP is so desperate to destroy itself...Creation of a new Tea Party..

Wow...GOP is so desperate to destroy itself...Creation of a new Tea Party..

Message to Richard Cheney:

Do people who send anti-everything email screeds ever do any

Do people who send anti-everything email screeds ever do any

Dean: Senate Health Care Compromise a "Positive Step"

Who is the one mighty and true representative of Jesus Christ on Earth?

ROFL..Alan Grayson on Tweety: I remember Bush Junior kissing Prince Abdullah on the cheek....

September 4, 2009: "Nancy Pelosi: No public option, no bill"

Teabaggers to 'storm(trooper) Senate offices' until forced to leave

Andrea Mitchell reads questions on climate change from Palin's Facebook page to Al Gore on MSNBC

Query... I just read a LTTE from our local rag and it states that Al Gore's

If you live in an HOA, you support infrastructure privitazation....

Obama defends US wars as he accepts peace prize

Obama defends US wars as he accepts peace prize

Donna Smith (of 'SiCKO'): Health Reform Advances 2,300 Miles Away From DC

A very dangerous and radical manifesto--Part III--DKos

Bouncers assault Gay Man for dancing with another man at nightspot in Queens

Pres Obama will be at the Nobel dinner

Some people here sicken me

Goldman Sachs shifts its bonus pay policy

"I Want My Party Back!" Scream Townhall.., Er, DUers

Actually, Goldman Sachs Bankers NOT Armed

Toronto Star: Keep 'pro-life' politics out of manger display, city says

Toronto Star: Keep 'pro-life' politics out of manger display, city says

Delete - dupe

Breaking - Obama speaking in Norway now

Bring The Boys Back Home

Give the people what they want: Make our food safe for the holidays

Corruption threatens 'soul and fabric' of U.S.: FBI

Real meal deal: Food system belches a third of carbon gases, so put it in the climate pact

Unions Pressure Democrats on Health Tax

Nothing else left to do.

'Invictus' hero recalls day Mandela transformed South Africa

Harley Davidson York rewarding employees $1,000 who voted "yes" on the latest contract - legal?

Fast food safer than school lunches

Howard Dean and Bernie Sanders appear to support the Senate Compromise

Ministry finds possible proof of secret pacts / Records detail nukes, Korean emergency plan

proof the afghan surge is a good idea

Scam Targets Those Getting Unemployment Benefits

Evangelical Alliance Ireland endorses Civil Partnership Bill

Holiday Smile Music - because we could all use it these days...

GLAAD Responds to Recording Academy Statement on Buju Banton's Grammy Nomination

Ask for what you want, not what you think you can get

Dog Operation Shut Down Over 'Super Breed'

Dems to lift debt ceiling by $1.8 trillion...

Pentagon's Advice to Traumatized Veterans: Think Happy Thoughts!

Utah Project Seeks To Reduce 'Overuse Of Health Care'

Wonder what Fromm would have to say about this.

my small world problem

Who did you think you voted for?

Media Reactions to Obama's Nobel speech

I would like the unrec feature expanded

Buyers Guide: top LGBT-friendly businesses

The joys of political sex

Obama Far Outdoes Bush in Escalating War -- The Numbers Will Surprise You

Now Let Us Admire the Clever Way in Which Bank of America Has Screwed Taxpayers Again

(Rep. Alan) Grayson to Cheney: Time to 'STFU'

Republicans are disrepecting our basic system of justice

Heavy snow and blizzards bury towns across US Midwest

40% of the people at the clinic in Missouri have not

40% of the people at the clinic in Missouri have not

Idiotic Fox poll makes Orwellian faux pas

Idiotic Fox poll makes Orwellian faux pas

U.S. healthcare most expensive, not best

Is there anything good in the Health Insurance Reform bill?

Let's start with something we all agree on

'KSM has asked to be executed, case closed, a prosecutor's dream'

Tea Party protesters plan ‘die-ins’ at Senate offices

Sources of increased spending in 2009

William Blum: Yeswecanistan

Sources of increased spending in 2009

So Palin believes in "Controversy" for its own sake?

Cutting the President some slack on Deficits

Ever wonder what makes those chili pies so good? Worker accused of cooking meth in restaurant

Glenn Greenwald: Why don't the powerful get grilled like this?

Hundreds of Afghan women lead protest against Taliban, corruption, Karzai and U.S war escalation !

A question to the economist, accountant, and assorted experts on DU

e5 Global Buys 8 Nielsen Brands, Including Adweek, Editor and Publisher axed...

Unsecure Americans...who'd a thought we'd let that happen

Oh look, 30oddminutes is doing a show tonight about cheney:

Sam Brownback suddenly cares about the debt!

Rod Jetton Opposed Repeal Of Laws Against Gay Sex, Calling It "Deviate Sexual Intercourse"

They didn't impeach Reagan. Made Ollie North a "Hero." They didn't impeach Bush. Made John Yoo

I personally would prefer to run against a teabagger instead of a republican

NJ Senate president OKs delay in gay marriage vote

NJ Senate president OKs delay in gay marriage vote

Elias the Polkadotted Puppy, Warning Graphic Pics

Analysis: Congress a reluctant banker for surge

FDR's classic "I welcome their hatred" speech

Holy crap. Who stole Reagan's brain?

I don't know why I thought this message board would be different

I don't know why I thought this message board would be different

Hey President Obama, I have the solution to global warming

The California Assembly has picked its first openly gay speaker.

Conservative praise for Nobel speech

Justice Department cited for contempt of court for not taping Gitmo testimony

Las Vegas hotel rates hit rock bottom

ABA Journal: Judge Holds US in Contempt for Not Videotaping Gitmo Detainee Testimony

Ode to Tiger Woods

Ukrainian student dies from exploding chewing gum

The New DLC/New Democrat meme: standing up for Progressive ideals makes you a lefty teabagger

What a sick, twisted, pathetic little fucking country we've become n/t

If you're living in Buffalo...

6:31 p.m. - Ed is having the Congressional Progressive Chair on to talk health care


Another skating story: Incredible comeback!

Is This a Congressional Joke?

Caption this McCain pic

Is Grassley a member of the Family?

John Perez chosen Ca. Assembly Speaker (1st openly gay)

Myth vs. Reality on the Copenhagen Climate Summit

Huffington Post is a poorly designed website

America, where welfare is a sin and warfare is a virtue

I believe the Medicare Expansion has been the plan all along.. it's giving Obama a big hammer...

Free clinics

If given Hillary Clinton would have won, knowing what you know now, would you rather her be the Pres

Senate Democrats' Healthcare Plan:

E-mail from Barack Obama

Woman sues debt collector over husband's death

How politically crazy is Facebook?

An Open Letter From Jesus to 'Christian' America

Interesting Column On What Tiger Needs To Do.... LINK

New White House Video - Kennedy Center Honorees

A Miami man who threw a punch during a healthcare rally will

A feature better than the rec/unrec

Colorado cow mutilations baffle ranchers (Graphic)

Bankers Might Be Feeling Public’s Wrath — Literally

We need campaign finance reform... and lobbying reform too.

Walmart Greeter (72-Year-Old ) Assault Suspect Jailed For Late Court Showing

A dog question:

Ed Schultz is broadcasting live from the Kansas City Free Clinic right now.

Senators revise climate bill to court GOP support: Nuclear incentives & expanded offshore drilling

"Obama's 9 Surges"

"Obama's 9 Surges"

Senate Judiciary Committee sends Denny Chin's nomination to fill Sotomayor's seat to the full Senate

"People are willing to work all weekend"

I'm so glad I'm protected from reimported "Canadian" drugs...

Obama: Afghanistan troop drawdown won't be steep - AP

Anti-Gay Activists Trying To Derail Houston Mayoral Campaign

Matthews is such a freakin' tool!

Canadians taking on record levels of debt

"A System from Hell"

Latest health care insurance outrage - my friend Jeanie's story.

Did you know that Somalia has one of the most efficient telephone systems on Africa?

I'm like a Health-care Zombie

Another example how the investing class is a drain on the nation:

Soon oil prices will soar again ($225 / barrel by 2012)

excerpts from obama's speech

IMPORTANT - A Warning on "900 replacement" calls - cost you $$$

Tomorrow on Bill Moyers' Journal......The one and only Howard Zinn

$39,000 per month...

Founder of on Copenhagen: Mother Jones:

Authorities launch investigation after dog turns up with skull in its mouth

One of the sickest aspects of the Bush years

Schwarzenegger threatens to veto education bill

Application to be exempt from HCR Mandate

Blackwater Guards Tied To Covert Raids by the C.I.A. ---NYTimes calls it breaking news

Sean Hannity Football

Evangelical and environmental?

Chief Judge of 10th Circuit Court of Appeals and Clinton appointee to retire

Here's video worth watching again - Donovan's Universal Soldier..

Here's video worth watching again - Donovan's Universal Soldier..

You know that you're doing something wrong when Palin and Gingrich agree with you

Promotion day arrives for white Connecticut firefighters

Insurance Coalition Bribes Internet Users To Oppose Health Bills

Senate Republicans Change Their Tune Again, Now Medicare Is Bad and Unsound

sanders and kucinich, the difference imho

The last time there was a health care debate was 1993, 16 years ago

Vitter a traitor to Louisiana

ALL of the HORRIBLE "health care" stories being brought to the forefront in recent months...

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Sarah Palin, serial liar

Under Which Plan Will People Be Forced To Buy Health Insurance?

NJ Poised to Ban E-Cigarettes in Public

Someone talk me down....explain how the Republicans will not take control in 2010

Can we stop with the demonization of the word "liberal"?

Detroit Free Press request: Share your story on mortgage modification. A reporter may contact you.

"States Rights" Republicans?

Jeeze. My brother thinks Sean Hannity is the second coming and

Jeeze. My brother thinks Sean Hannity is the second coming and

Go Rachel - tear thatlying hypocrite Rick Warren

New Orleans a test case for global warming--Tom Darden

Divorce or amiable separation?

Two-thirds of Americans support Medicare-for-all (#3 of 6) - Kip Sullivan

Daily evidence of climate change. This is getting so silly

On the DoJ's Defense of Yoo

The rise and fall of Montana shock jock John Stokes

Afghanistan massacre on eve of Obama’s surge

For one postman, gophers are now delivering his mail

$10 billion+++ per year for US in Afghanistan, says Patreaus:

26-year death row prisoner dies naturally

A Senator’s Gift to the Jews, Nonreturnable

Remembering the lost and the lonely: companion animals in need

Franken 'Disappointed' No Public Option, But Deal 'Is One Step Closer'

Happy Holidays Or Merry Christmas

U.S. officials say top al-Qaida leader killed

Hey DU! Remember Who Got Us in This Mess!

Hey DU! Remember Who Got Us in This Mess!

Best wishes to DUer David Sirota on his new radio show.

Toronto woman charged with witchcraft

Aetna defends it 'effort to shed membership' by raising prices in letter to Reid

Americaleft radio host Thom Hartmann: progressives should align themselves with the teabaggers

Infograph: The facts about bottled water

Andrea Lafferty: "Non-believers should stop trying to influence politics, and just be good people"

Andrea Lafferty: "Non-believers should stop trying to influence politics, and just be good people"

Pat Roberts on Medicare

The Big Question: What is the Rosetta Stone, and should Britain return it to Egypt?

So .... Schultz is at a free clinic in St Louis today. Olbermann started the ball rolling and ......

I agree!

Just 4% under trial mortgage modifications have had those affordable loans made permanent

Just 4% under trial mortgage modifications have had those affordable loans made permanent

Recognizing genocide denial against American Indians

Did "They" Let Obama Win?

Is there more to add to my "brain of a conservbot"? I nabbed a cartoon pic of

'It's time to take control,' say 'tea party' groups

How Do You Feel When You Get Unrecced?

"If Voting Made Any Difference, it would be illegal" - - Jello Biafra

Maine reporter fights firing for anti-gay marriage note

Hospitals, Insurers Oppose Health Bill Compromise On Medicare Buy-In

Obama job approval at 48% (Pollster)

Spanish fan calls police over saxophone band who were just not jazzy enough

Americans are just too stupid for justice

Open Left: Making the case for the compromise

Douchebag SoCal Repub wears image comparing Pelosi to Stalin at dinner honoring her

I would demand my country back... if I had ever had it.

Why are/were so many right-wing heroes complete idiots?

Daily Kos: The Dirty Deadly Secret About Health Care Reform

Is it time for term limits in both the House and Senate?

Ah apocalypse and the end of days

horrible news: Bayer Admits GMO Contamination is Out of Control

conversation with my 78 year old British mum

Thomas the Tank Engine drives 'conservative political ideology'

Local teabagger: USA became a communist state in 1932

m$nbc..did grayson cross the line with STFU

Pelosi Backs Off Public Option

Pelosi Backs Off Public Option

Keith Olbermann channels Winston Churchill, damns the Senate apostasy on health insurance reform

It isn't THEM, it is us.

Nobel peace prize: Norwegians incensed over Barack Obama's snubs

Prescription for Disaster: Death of Public Option Could Depress Democratic Base in 2010

Maxine Waters: She will vote against the current Senate 'compromise'

Maxine Waters: She will vote against the current Senate 'compromise'

Maxine Waters: She will vote against the current Senate 'compromise'

Morphing the GOP into the FAT Party

Well, I guess it's over...

Michael Moore had it right: Real Democratic Party.

I Predict In 20 Years People Will Look Back and Say ....

Spiral UFO puts Norway in a spin

BREAKING: CREW files complaint against Sen. McCain

Shield Law Passes Senate Judiciary

Prominent Atty who represented Sub-Prime Mtg Co shot to death ~~ in my area!

Prominent Atty who represented Sub-Prime Mtg Co shot to death ~~ in my area!

Kucinich calls $400 a month per person, progress he can support

Write Dem leaders: No strong public option makes Dems look corrupt, cowardly, and incompetent

Healthcare bill "“will most likely dump your gun-related health data in a government database.”

Grassley unfamiliar with plan to execute gay Ugandans, denies ties to The Family

John Yoo should be tried and sent to prison.

Liberals should beware the lazy cry of betrayal (The Guardian)

I will vote for Democratic Candidates!

Good work Mods. Well done.

How disgraceful. only just past noon and the mods have had to lock

The Rude Pundit: From Oslo, Barack Obama Wasn't Talking to You

do you like Kucinich

More "pearls" of advice on child punishment and submissive wives from Debi and Michael Pearl.

Placido Domingo’s Companies Cut Staff, Take Emergency Loans

Op Ed at Catholic Online calls Planned Parenthood "chief peddler" of deadly sex.

This made me sad...but what can ya do?

I wonder if anyone who posts on DU can defend this

m$nbc...sarah palin 'fires back' at Al Gore

Justifying War in Oslo

On eve of receiving Nobel, Obama's DOJ files amicus brief upending Nuremberg Protocols.

My first Post!

It's now official! War Is Peace. I wonder who got the contract to print up all the banners.


...and then there's this fucking guy.

Bernie Sanders Presses For Vote On State Single-Payer Option

WSJ - "Docs, Hospitals, Insurers Oppose Medicare at 55"

****** DU December 2009 Bumper Sticker Slogan Contest: And The Winners Are... ******

INGRAHAM to Palin: Would you agree to a debate with Al Gore on this issue?

OK...So HOW do we get rid of the "Centrist" Blue Dogs/DLC?

"America has never fought a war against a democracy"

DISSENT: We must take our nation back!

DISSENT: We must take our nation back!

Taming dogs with a mean streak

"he would rather a Thai prostitute die of AIDS than have her soul imperilled by using a condom"

BREAKING: Greg Mitchell on Twitter - Editor & Publisher is Folding

President Obama hailed as philosopher statesman after knocking ball out of park in Nobel speech

Windows 7 complaints begin (CNNMoney)

Endangered whooping crane ("First Mom"), prominent in species recovery success program, found shot

Tis the season - Changes in my neighborhood - A cartoon and a photo

More from the War on Christmas files:

Taking a stand against torture on International Human Rights Day

Taking a stand against torture on International Human Rights Day

oh sure! Now that I have to go to bed, people are finally replying to my posts.

Do you feel lucky?

Burgermeister Xmas bad guy evah!

1/2 gallon jugs of Turkey Hill diet Green Tea 10 for $10

Let me tell you babe, you ain't nothing, but a stupid, no good jive.

It's almost my birthday again

I'm a rover, seldom sober

PSA: Don't date people who don't get LOLcats

I gots you all your Dr Demento goodies here!

I told Mrs. V. that I have a kidney stone. She said "pfft."

Despite all his rage, I guess he's still just a rat in a cage.

Funny Facebook SNAFUs

Cat massage lady on LETTERMAN last night YouTube

Guns 'n' Moses


A tribute to the unused and all but forgotten smilies

What is this Yahoo vs Google battle?

"Well, he'd better have those units in the South Ridge...

Has anyone used the 'Bill Me Later' option on internet purchases?

In related news, Tony Romo is now slated to replace Jimmy Chamberlain

If you K&R only one GD post today, make it this one.

All Duggars all the time, news on the Duggars JUST for DU

My cat spent an hour yelling at me this morning - why? I have no fricking clue

Make up a product and use a celebrity name in it...

I dreamed I was at the beach, and sitting in very shallow water, and found a broken sand dollar.

Pattie Boyd; Through the eyes of a muse

hell yeah!

Good job Mods!

Check out this property in my old neighborhood

Could use some Lounge vibes

I'm bored, let's play the Galactic Pot Healer Babel Fish Game!

I e-mailed a woman on a dating site last night

Bill Crosby's second most famous pokemon song

There is no strength left in the world of Men. They're scattered, divided, leaderless.

Unreal. Check out this image capture from the Edgar Allen Poe museum.

Why do my headphone wires twist themselves into impossible entanglements?

Most annoying things the Web offered this decade

Okay, which one you lowlifes stole my chicken puppet?

Who is the one mighty and true representative of Jesus Christ on Earth?

Why don't Americans value their dreams? I mean when you dream in your sleep.

CMW is enjoying his Christmas* gift as I type this.

Why do the French have all the fun?

The phrase of the day is "road beef". Modify any thread to include the phrase "road beef".

I'm baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaack....


I'll be drinking a Westvleteren 12 today!!!!!!

Why are there fullscreen versions of movies?


What's the "proper way to dispose of road beef?"

Ever get that feeling that teh Lounge isn't capable of being everything?

What is a better way to get to the Javits Center in NYC?

So I had this job interview.....

Is it worse to call someone a douchebag, or a douchenozzle?

"Boo-Tee" woman pours Boiling Hot Grits on sleeping boyfriend

What would be the worst thing to do to yourself?

"The Sky isn't Yellow, its CHICKEN!" - - Bob Dylan

Bing Crosby's second most famous Christmas song

So what's the solution and proof for Fermat's last theorem?

Is this wild or what?

I'm soon to be 57 and want to retire in Scotland or Ireland

Oh boy. Bad case of terrible timing...

So why do people do that thing?

I just bought a pocket camcorder and started in with new kitty pics


Small Dogs Rock!... or Its the Owner NOT the Dog

Knock it off!


My name is denbot, and I am a trollaholic

Ode to an Artichoke By Pablo Neruda

DU Indoor Gardeners: What's a good auto-watering system for 7 days?

I am eating too many York Peppermint Patties. I need to quit them. They are

Anyone here been in on the Google Wave beta?

I've a new favorite word. It's GROWLER

At my next job, I'm thinking I'll tell them I have Tourette's Syndrome.


I always wanted to know what Dr. Strange looked like. And now I do.

I just went outside to smoke a cig. 17F wind 20 gusting to 35

I'm rarely serious.


There is 1 thing and 1 thing only about a -30 degrees cold snap.

Funniest disability PSA ads I've seen...

Cats and laser pointers

Nas (ft. Lauryn Hill) - If I Ruled The World

need advice with my mom

If you had to move to another country, which one would you choose? Why?

Sure, our guy might be a furin' born commie granny killer but at least he doesn't hate polar bears!

YouTube - UFO (Schenker, Mogg, Way, Raymond, Wright ): "Electric Phase," Live 1998

YouTube - Santana, "Europa"

Lounge - Is it OK if I hibernate?

What do you think about people who ask you questions like this one...

Craptacular scoring drive of the season

is there anything that couldn't be made more awesome by just adding boobs?

The Newest Movie Theater Scam...3D

City Boy - The Day The Earth Caught Fire

anyone got a transcript of Keith's opening remarks tonight?

O'Reilly's White Chocolate

Woman who'd been secretly living in NYC apartment captured on hidden camera

OK youse guys did it this time!!!

New Scientist: Dogs are better than Cats

I am almost over my cold or flu, damn it was rough.

Gene Barry (Bat Masterson) has died

President Obama's new jobs program takes cues from the past

It will be very difficult for Dems to recover if they screw the people over on Drug Re-Importation

About what you said, Mr. President

This is what I want for Christmas, you guys.

A dog question:

7 am ET, m$nbc, President Obama arrives at Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony nt

Julia Sweeney's "Letting go of God"

Asparagus? Seriesly, I'm just casting about!

Where are we?

An Open Letter to the Nobel Committee On Obama's Peace Prize


The Obama Presidency: December 10th, 2009 (morning)

The President's Nobel Acceptance Ceremony attracted the normal list of celebrities...

The Blind Side (no spoilers)

What's the "proper way to dispose of kerosene?"

I wish I had a trash burning stove.

So religious christmas songs being taught in public schools?

So religious christmas songs being taught in public schools?


Three of my essays are getting published and I was offered a job to tutor new students

Why do people store vodka in the freezer?

All boobies all the time

"Republican Decides Health Care Bill Isn't Long Enough"

Who/ How will Doctor's be convinced to take new Medicare patients when many are already refusing

Damn. Now Tiger Woods' lawyers are talking about suppressing pictures

For those of you who like Joe Bageant,

anyone going to see AVATAR??

Change that can go F itself.

Republican Flat Worlders making Climate Change happening quicker with their hot air

Who gets extreme preferential treatment in Washington?

Health Care Reform Compromise; aka we are fucked...

So....I got promoted at work

The Non-Public Option - NYTimes editorial

Tiger Woods and I had sex.

A word to the world...Obama in Oslo

Rainy Day Fun: Let's list all the 1000 post DUers who are trolls

Osama, Bush and Republican Talking-Points

Don't assume if someone complains about the president that they are not a troll,.

The problem with Irish cream and I is

ok everyone who wants torture, war and letting the Bush presidency get away with war crimes

Pictures from Obama's Oslo visit

Senators outline compromise U.S. climate bill - cast as jobs and energy-independence bill.

The Ghost of Presidents Past:

Dear fuckwit doctors who said I had "situational depression" a year and a half ago...

Biden To Fundraise For Dodd -- Again

George McGovern's grandson decides against U.S. Senate run

Here it is - the perfect Christmas Present (Hanukkah/Kwanza) - C'mon - you need to smile...

What does a house cat do all day? Cat cams put on 50 cats.

Did Obama snub Norway?

DeMint backs Michael Williams in Texas

What happened to 'Ignored'??

The First Lint Brusher?

The Problem with the "Anything is Better Than Nothing" Mentality on Healthcare Reform

Is the trade gap narrowing a good thing?

Full-video of Obama-Nobel Speech

ABC News on now...

Rubio: I would have accepted stimulus dollars

Nuremberg Revisited: Obama Administration Files To Dismiss Case Against John Yoo

Microsoft alum challenges Inslee

Leave Congress Alone!!!! They are hard at work on vital matters

Pelosi statement on House passage of spending bill: all Republicans voting no

Leaving the Left, Ctd

Hey Tweety

ACLU: Obama Creating ‘A Sweeping Immunity Doctrine For Torturers’

The Watchmen the movie

Interesting WP column By David Ignatius points out the cryptic & potentially positive Taliban

Is there video of the Obamas greeting fans from the hotel balcony in Oslo?

Mortgage relief reaches fraction of homeowners

Obama's 47 Percent Approval Lowest of Any President at This Point

Obama's 47 Percent Approval Lowest of Any President at This Point

The Public Option is Dead...Long Live the Fear of Reform

Glenn Ligon gets Obama's vote

Video: These people don't look like they want our help............

Anybody else think LeftPeopleFinishFirst was LeftyFingerPop?

The Problem with the "Nothing is Better Than Something" Mentality on Healthcare Reform

Louisiana redistricting worries potential Republican candidates for House seat

The Much-Anticipated Barack Obama Nobel Lecture Word Cloud!

Dr. King v Obama

Question on TV show "LOST"

Dr. Strange is an evil genius.

Obama Announces Community Health Center Initiative

What's the nerdiest Christmas gift you ever got?

Why Won't Obama Push to End The Patriot Act and Homeland Security?

I see both mean spirited and negative OPs recc'd right after they're posted

Turley: Obama bags Peace Prize while his lawyers are ‘gutting’ Nuremberg

Text of Barack Obama Nobel Prize acceptance speech

Tiger Woods story tops health care debate in media coverage for week that just ended (Pew)


Poll: 35% Of Republicans want to impeach Obama

Pelosi: "there certainly is a great deal of appeal about putting people 55 and older on Medicare"

Ed Schults Just Made Me Cry... I Had Turned Off My PC So I Would Stay

FDR was a war criminal.

"Steny Hoyer explains how Newt Gingrich broke Congress"

Don't fret about poll numbers

Navel gazing, self-defeatism, hysteria, asshattery.

"We're going to run single payer candidates against Dems who vote for a bill w/o public option."

American jesusfreaks protest Obama in Oslo

Cutest video, I'm not kidding

Kucinich may be able to support Senate compromise

Obama badly disappoints with land mines decision

"Two interesting passages in today's Nobel acceptance speech."

Presentation Speech by Thorbjørn Jagland, Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee

"Hearing from the Kennedy Center Honorees"

Quinnipiac Poll: Bad news for HCR, Obama, Democrats (Kittens holding up okay)

Obama is just a big poopy head and he stole my blanket.

Olbermann's somber opening remarks 12/9/09

Obama: Peace is goal, but war sometimes justified (AP)

The "Progressive" insurance commercial girl - Irritating, but lovable?

Mr. President, War Is Not Peace

"On the Ground in Copenhagen: Interior Secretary Salazar"

(Photos) The Obama Presidency: December 10th, 2009 (afternoon)

Facebook's new privacy settings suck.

'At Nobel prize ceremony, Michelle Obama keeps her husband in line' ( & large pic)

Carper Puts Hold on Dorgan Drug Import Amendment

A thanks from Norway...

That Was Quick: Obama Officially Unloved By DU

Dick Cheney is predicting the Republican Party is in for a big 2010

"Obama's War and Peace"

Need advice on bad cat behavior from you cat experts in the Lounge.

Obama's Big Sellout

Eric Alterman: A Jaw-Dropping Political Deal

Give Obama a break on the Budget Deficit

How a Few Private Health Insurers Are on the Way to Controlling Health Care (R. Reich)

How a Few Private Health Insurers Are on the Way to Controlling Health Care (R. Reich)

is it that hard to admit you were wrong sometimes?

Dear Wii Owners: Please help me out.

I see both positive and innocuous OPs unnrecc'd right after they're posted

Elton John records started and continued to suck after Captain Fantastic.

In honor of this crappy decade, post things that sucked about the '00s

Stare at Boobs for Longer Life: Study

YouTube - Mahavishnu Orchestra, "You Know You Know"

YouTube - Allman Bros., March 2003, Beacon Theater, "Dreams"

WINE help...

Whats the best way to get ice off your car windows?

"Barack gets it"

If Josip Broz Tito had joined the Beatles, would he have been able to hold the band together?

The Soft Machine. Does anyone remember?


Do I make any sense pretending to be a Conservative ?

What Christmas gift would Rabrrrrrr recommend for Call Me Wesley?

Jewelry may be stupid, but fur is more stupid.

I need someone sober to tell me if the show Mordern Family is funny.

A couple of Dinosaurs.........Jimmy Page - Eddie Van Halen??

US Sends Gitmo Detainee Home to Kuwait

FBI investigates 'US arrests' in Pakistan

Qaeda-linked militants say behind Baghdad bombings

US envoy says China can help Afghans

Manuel Zelaya exile move from Honduras 'postponed'

Lawmakers slam office overseeing Afghan rebuilding

Endangered whooping crane ("First Mom"), prominent in species recovery success program, found shot

Obama Lands in Norway to Accept Peace Prize

(Peace) Activist, 91, avoids jail time

US trade gap narrows unexpectedly as exports surge

Spiral UFO puts Norway in a spin

Anti-gay rhetoric rises in race for Houston mayor

Maine reporter fights firing for anti-gay marriage note

SKorea vows to go ahead with Afghan troop dispatch/Taliban warns SKorea after 'breaking promise'

(Rep. Alan) Grayson to Cheney: Time to 'STFU'

Hundreds of women lead protest in Afghanistan

Heavy snow and blizzards bury towns across US Midwest

Iraq's March vote won't affect troop plan, U.S. says

Obama defends US wars as he accepts peace prize

New Jobless Claims Rise More Than Expected To 474K

Anti-Gay Activists Trying To Derail Houston Mayoral Campaign

Governor warns of more layoffs as Pa. revenues lag

Bank-Friendly Dems Shut Down House, Threaten To Kill Wall Street Reform

Pelosi Backs Off Public Option

Poll: 35% Of Republicans want to impeach Obama

New Russian missile may be behind Norwegian lights

Obama, GOP Spar Over Employment Plan-White House Meeting Turns Unusually Testy

NY governor directs cut in state aid payments

Obama, GOP Spar Over Employment Plan

(UK) Homebuyer loans hit 22-month high

UN close to new sanctions on Iran, France says

Chicago Area Wal-Mart Warehouse Workers Announce Wage Theft Lawsuit

St. Louis Health Care Workers (4,007) Win $1.7 Million In Back Wages From SSM Health Care

Iraqi prime minister cancels meeting with U.S. defense secretary

Snow at Highest Elevations No Longer Pure

Promotion day arrives for white Conn. firefighters

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday December 10

ACLU loses its biggest donor: $19 million a year

Obama Accepts Nobel with ‘Great Humility’

Colorado panel pitches U.S. immigration ideas

Gates, Clinton to testify on cost of Afghan surge

Obama administration looks to spin off program from TARP for small business

Mullen: 16,000 troops have orders to Afghan war

ap Goldman Sachs execs won't get 2009 cash bonus

Defense Dept. in Contempt of Court for Failing to Videotape Detainee Testimony

Russian Nuclear Missile Test Fails, Visible In Norway

MI6 boss: US military's 'Darth Vadar kit and wraparound shades' alienated Iraqi locals after invasio

Americans' Net Worth Grows For 2nd Straight Quarter, But Still Far Below Pre-Recession Peak

Initial claims rise 17,000 to 474,000

Goldman top executives to take bonuses in stock

CDC: About 1 in 6 Americans Have Had Swine Flu

Treasury official: Report shows homeowners need quicker help (Less than 1% helped)

Dems to lift debt ceiling by $1.8 trillion, fear 2010 backlash

Editor & Publisher Closing After 108 Years

France and Germany back UK bonus tax (on Banksters)

Citadel Broadcasting (ABC Radio) plans to file for bankruptcy: report

House eases restrictions on derivatives trades

Black lawmakers grow impatient with White House

U.S. officials say top al-Qaida leader killed (Not Bin Laden)

Argentine ex-spy on trial in deaths of nuns

US mine firm pays historic 1.79 billion dollars for cleanup

China warns rich nations against "shirking responsibility" on climate change (Xinhuanet)

Kucinich seeks 60 percent excise tax on TARP executive bonuses

House panel passes college football playoff bill

Most Americans SUPPORT Legalizing Marijuana

Ecuador says U.S. helped Colombia plan '08 bombing

State Legislature passes smoking ban(MI)

New Science Estimates Carbon Storage Potential of U.S. Lands

Anti-Semitism, Homophobia on Rise in Europe

The Nine Surges of Obama's War: How to Escalate in Afghanistan

Credit card debt, terms limit holiday spending

Matt Frei's diary: Evangelical and environmental? (BBC News)

Guardian UK: In its mania for jailing people, Britain has declared trivial offences crimes

Deradicalizer used in case of 5 Muslim youths arrested in Pakistan

The burden of being Summers


Obama's Nobel war of words

Moving Beyond Race on the Gay Rights Debate

Mr. President, War Is Not Peace

Clear Channel Launches the David Sirota Show

The Public Option is Dead...Long Live the Fear of Reform

Joe Conason: Fair and Balanced (and Phony) Science

Maher Arar: My case reveals insincerity of human rights commitments by the U.S.

Ever-changing reasons for war

Gene Lyons thinks Obama's Afghanistan plan is a long shot.

"Kucinich plans to force vote on US withdrawal from Afghanistan" by Daniel Tencer

E.J. Dionne: Making Gun Safety (Politically) Safe

THOMAS FRANK: The REAL Chicago Way (further proof that privatization is corruption+theft)


AP Raw Video: Obama Arrives in Norway for Nobel Peace Price

US Youth Crash Climate Denier Live Webcast in Copenhagen

Zelaya rejects Mexico asylum offer

Anti lieberman commercial

Countdown: Woolsey - Lack of HCR Competition May Mean Prog. Caucus Votes Against It

Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) To Dick Cheney: STFU

The Gruesome Acts of Capitalism

President Obama: ''Afghan Draw-down WILL START in July 2011'' - Oslo, Norway, press conference

Rachel Maddow: 'The Family' Directly Connected to Uganda 'Kill Gays' Bill (Inhofe Atteneded?)

Rep. Raul Grijalva confirms he will not vote for final bill with Senate P.O. compromise

In Response to the Nobel Speech... George Carlin on War.

I don't believe in global warming come and sing with me!

Rachel Maddow & Anthony Weiner on the Senate HCR compromise

Democrats Prepare for Copenhagen

Young Turks: Are You Going To Hell?

The Kansas City Free Clinic

Connecting Health Care to Jobs

Bill O'Reilly & John Gibson Talk Swiftboating

Some words on global warming and science and nuclear winter from one of the greats...

Obama's Nobel Speech Part 1 of 4

Richie Havens-Handsome Johnny

Obama's Nobel Speech Part 2 of 4

Obama's Nobel Speech Part 3 of 4

Afghans' Anger at Obama's Nobel Peace Prize

[Richard Dawkins Dot Net]: ''A Universe From Nothing'' by Lawrence Krauss 2009 - Best Lecture Ever!

Barnicle to Michael Steele What Are 'You People' For

Afghans' Anger at Obama's Nobel Peace Win (Claim SF Killed Civilians)

I believe you have my stapler.

GEICO Is Socialist! State Farm Is Socialist! Allstate Is Socialist! All Insurance Is SOCIALIST!

Medicare for All Protesters Ignored

Believers Who Hate Are Liars, Says The Bible

The Inmarch to the Nobel Banquet 2009, Stockholm - Spectacular! - Prize to People Who Deserve It!

TYT: Cenk's Analysis Of The New Healthcare Compromise (w/ Terrifying Quote)

Dean on Rachel's show urges Jane Hamsher et al to keep up the pressure.

Norway: The Obamas wave from Grand Hotel

Papantonio: The Change Myth

Obama's Nobel Speech Part 4 of 4

Great Lakes too warm. Creates blizzard in North East.

Al Franken's Supply Side Jesus an animated comic strip.

Hardball - Teabagger Matt Kibbe, Reagan-devotee, schooled by Matthews

White House wants suit against Yoo dismiss

"Keiser Report" on RT, interview with Steve Keen

Watch Obama’s Nobel Prize speech online 7 am ET

Exposure to Coal Lowers IQ

Drumbeat: December 10, 2009

Tropical forests affected by habitat fragmentation store less biomass and carbon dioxide…long term

USGS - Graph Of The Day - Ice-Out Dates For New England Lakes 1850 - 2000

French Analysts Peg China's CO2 Output As Doubling By 2020 - AFP

The 2 Degree Life—What You Can Do to Stop Climate Change

GE will build vast Oregon wind farm

Nova Scotia Shellfish Harvest Down By 50%+ From 2003 - 2006

How much are we paying for fossil fuels? Per Canadian conservative paper

After 97% Collapse In Asian Vultures Due To Veterinary Drug, Another Popular Cattle Drug Found Toxic

After 90% Collapse In Fraser River Sockeye Run, Scientists Cite Food-Poor, Predator-Rich Warming Sea

LA Times: Rise in sea levels threatens California ports

NOW Toronto: Fossil fool on the Hill

Rate Of Ocean Acidification Fastest In 55 Million Years, Major Study Shows - Guardian

Self-Destructing Bacteria Key to Better Biofuels

Clipper has the wind beneath its wings after US funding deal

Measuring Impact of Climate Change from Space: Gravity Measurements Shed Light on Key Questions

U.S. pushes for emissions cuts from China, developing nations

WWF: Growing China industry helps clean energy boom

China's Wind Power Plans Turn On Coal

Deepwater Wind to build first U.S. ocean wind farm—Private developer signs agreement with National…

Nuclear safety inspector gives chilling testimony about Vermont Yankee

Prescriptions for Saving the Planet—How to Halt the Catastrophe

Four carbon-capture power plants to be built (in the UK under government plans unveiled on Tuesday)

Cap and Fade

Eat less meat and dairy

UCLA researchers engineer bacteria to turn carbon dioxide into liquid fuel (isobutanol)

The Human Ecology of Collapse, Part One: Failure is the Only Option

Tigers On Track To Be Wiped Out At Half Of Indian Wildlife Reserves - Reuters

Tennessee 'cooperating fully' with NCAA probe of recruiting hostesses

Mike Lowell going to the rangers

My holiday gift to Sports Forum regulars:

Another skating story: Incredible comeback!

Big-time locker room trouble for New England

This may be the unhappiest Redskins fan in history (this week)

Pittsburgh @ Cleveland

Kelly headed to Notre Dame per ESPN.

The University of Alabama: Where Learning Something Something

Jason Whitlock: Here's the truth behind the Tiger Woods scandal

Suh wins Bronko Nagurski & Vince Limbardi trophies

Pablo Escobar's son seeks forgiveness for his father's sins

The fall of the Bolivarian tsar

Student dies during demonstration

Honduran Resistance Front Communique No. 42: “We are on our feet . . .”

Mercosur presidents strongly reject Honduras November elections


Speech by Rodolfo Pastor de Maria y Campos at Georgetown yesterday

She played dead to survive the massacre

Settling scores? The front man for The Gorilla is assassinated

56 people murdered in Caracas over the weekend!!!!!!!!

Argentine ex-spy on trial in deaths of nuns

Ecuador says U.S. helped Colombia plan '08 bombing

Divided loyalties in Nablus

Palestinians fake cancer to flee blockaded Gaza

U.S. poll shows many Israelis positive on Obama

Egypt starts building steel wall on Gaza Strip border

Reaction to Egypt's new steel border wall with Gaza

Trust the settlers to lose the West Bank

A Portrait of Nonviolent Resistance in One Palestinian Village

Ground-breaking report documents forced prostitution in Palestinian society

Hezbollah 'more than resistance'

Interesting ATF story

San Antone News - Current gun laws being enforced

Bear Hunter won't be charged with killing property owner

Officer Down, 2009--vehicles kill more than guns

how to deal with the Mental problems of anti-gun people

News articles - Anybody read Todd Bensman's articles on "gunrunning"

Shop owner kills suspect during shootout with attempted robbers

Sheriff's gun policy makes sense...

Legalizing drugs would do much to reduce gun violence.

Today in Labor History Dec 10 First sit-down strike in U.S. called by IWW at General Electric

Commit to Union Education

Local CAW president Mike Vince promoted to national level

CAW to 'reaffiliate' with the Ontario Federation of Labour

A guide to 2009 and 2010 cars, trucks, SUVs, and vans made by union members in the U.S and Canada

Sixteen Percent Of All U.S. Workers Are Foreign-Born

Philadelphia Children’s Hospital Workers Allege They Were Fired For Not Taking Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Sparks of resistance in the labor movement?

Joe's Union Review launches Facebook Page, Links Twitter

Wisconsin Worker Wins Federal Employment Discrimination Case

U.S. Labor Law Reform Thirty Years Later: Back to the Future with EFCA?

Memories That Make Your Heart Race Can Be Defanged

my shot in the dark poll

Night rejects

How come ocean water is clear in Miami and murky in SC beaches?

an almost night shot?

z -> z^n + c

Where Science Will Go...

Why don't we do a photojournalism contest ?

In Memorium

Book recommendation requested

Fighting BS with BS.

Best Line From Last Nights Episode Of Glee

Gay marriage vote delayed in NJ Senate

Anti-gay rhetoric rises in race for Houston mayor

Maine reporter fights firing for anti-gay marriage note

Irish judges: Gay sperm donor should see his son

Discovery reveals where dinosaurs originated -- South America when it was part of Pangea

Jesus had 2 Dads

Homoerotic Christianity's Medieval Flowering

Does The HRC Still Suck?

Study: Anti-Semitism, Homophobia on Rise in Europe

Volcker speaks truth to banksters!

"benchmark for the level of job growth that would really count as good news"

The yen, the dollar, the euro; and China as lender of last resort

Closer scrutiny of BLS report reveals the nation lost 109,000 jobs in November.

Absence of evidence for a meteorite impact event 13,000 years ago

"Frequency:The Power of Personal Vibration" By Penney Peirce (book)

Please send light to my coworkers

Well fellow travelers, here's the "scoop"!!

Who you callin' a weed?

Can anyone tell me why a novel H1N1 strain should be tracked exactly like the seasonal flu?

Identifying and Avoiding Autism Cults

Here's what we should do on Healthcare...

College Dropouts Cite Low Money and High Stress

Ramon Cortinez (Los Angeles) axes entire school.

French president Sarkozy urges both tolerance and assimilation for French Muslims

'Wow you guys, it's called Christmas for a reason." - war on Christmas update

Just watched Julia and Julie