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Archives: December 18, 2009

What We Have Learned from the Health Care Debate

Monument lifted from Cleopatra's underwater city

Merovingian and Carolingian burial sites discovered near Paris

Senate panel to take up Thompson nomination Dec. 24

Ladies and Gentlemen I give you the theme song for most of our ruling elite...

The Palinites show how brainwashed they are.

Is drug reimportation law necessary?

Rand Paul's spokesman resigns: "Happy N_____r Day!"

A KEY Problem Re- HCR Not Being Mentioned:

Credit card's newest trick: 79.9 percent interest

The Tiger Woods episode: Money, the media, and the “path to redemption”

Law Blocking Acorn Funding Raises Constitutional Question

Shock therapy for Greece

The WH & Dem leaders seem willing to give Sen Ben Nelson just about anything to win his support.

$11 mistake earns 0.0% sympathy from Citigroup

Was Mumbai Terror suspect a double agent for US?

Homeowners often rejected under Obama's Foreclosure Plan

Mr. Obama: Listen to Vermont (editorial)

12yo Rape Victim Not to Be Believed, Say School Admins

Pres Obama on live

Ugandan Pastor Responds To Rick Warren’s Statement; Revives “Forced Therapy” Option

*The 10 most awesome albums of 2009 /By Mark Morford/

Eikenberry assures Afghans U.S. will stay beyond 2011

Boner: Right thing for the wrong reason

Should Obama Speak/Step Into the Disaster that has Become the Copenhagen Summit?

Cenk Uygur (HuffPo): Radical New Idea: Medicare Buy-In for Everyone

As an alternative

Death in the Animal Kingdom. Who say's animals don't have feelings.

Howard Dean is a doctor. Not a Senate parliamentarian.

School paper digs into student drug problem (Some staff shocked when they find there is one)

School paper digs into student drug problem (Some staff shocked when they find there is one)

After "reform" people will STILL get dropped for getting sick.

The Propaganda Is Taking Hold

Joe Trippi Joins Fox News

Can any MD's or OB/GYN's check this bogus sounding story?

who's the idiot on the dylan ratigan show? 'lieberman is the only adult in the senate'

Sumerians Look On In Confusion As God Creates World

If you cannot forgive, you cannot learn.

If you're old and rich, hire a food taster

Yes Virginia, there is a shit creek...

Conservatives don't care about the debt! They're the ones who ran it up!

Remember the word during the primaries - vote for Obama or Bill Clinton will be back in the WH?

OMG Dillain R. just got in a fight wiht Debbie Wasserman on the air. Funny.

A sign of hope?

i propose that the dlc is not a cancer in the democratic party

But Chris, if you’re laughing at me, the joke’s on you.

"President Obama Largely Inherited Today’s Huge Deficits" - Great chart to use!

Want privacy on Facebook--Here's how to get some

beware: the media is not our friend...they love democrats clobbering each other

Its funny. When their guy is POTUS, we get all up and say shit like "what the fuck, dood"?

Do we really have a government?

"Homeowners often rejected under Obama's loan plan"

Dog shot during robbery recovering from surgery .... Hero Dog

(Rand) Paul Spokesman Quits Over (Racist) Web Remarks

Great Expectations.

Great Expectations.

Fucking Ratigan demands yes or no answers to his convoluted questions from Dems but ...

Rick Santorum on Climate Change, Evolution, and Science In General

"Really?"

Dylan Ratigan is a Total Fucking Asshole

Dylan Ratigan is a Total Fucking Asshole

"We can easily be the catalyst for yet another romp in 2010, yet we are again ignored"

End the goddamn filibuster!

Landrieu bill aids children during declared disasters

Obama, Wen offer no new emissions cuts at summit

Byron Dorgan saying WH linked to killing his drug imp. bill.

Immigrant advocates plan walk from Miami to Washington

Immigrant advocates plan walk from Miami to Washington

2012 Presidential Fantasy Poll

Should the citizens of Connecticut recall Joe Lieberman?

My greatest fear on the HCR bill is

ski lift in Wisc. goes haywire, people jumping off, many injuries

The American public exist for the good of the mother companies.....

The American public exist for the good of the mother companies.....

LOL: Axelrod: "I'm not professionally qualified to judge insanity"

Santa Barbara Paper Editorial Calls For "Bounty" on Obama's Head

Agent Orange Continues to Poison New Generations in Vietnam

Yet another embarassing thing from my community in MI

Heads up Miami !

Daily Kos/PPP Weekly Poll: Obama 54% (+1) favorability among Dems 87%

Would the Senate healthcare bill have helped Obama’s mother?

Johnson WH Tape: J. Edgar Hoover explains to LBJ how you can spot a homosexual

Oh I love Ron Reagan - perfectly delivered verbal flogging of Laura Ingraham

Liberty Counsel: "The war for more money, er we mean, the war on Christmas will never end!"

SEIU, AFL-CIO signal they won't stand in way of moving Senate healthcare bill

Woman Makes Dolls To Honor Dead Son

Yemen's last remaining Jews: A community in decline

Yemen's last remaining Jews: A community in decline

Senate Compromise on the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Action

Senate Compromise on the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Action

Congressional Democrats are No Less Spineful Than Republicans, They're Worse

What Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) Promised the Tea Party Movement

Did you see MoveOn's video of the Leiberman sock puppet?

President Obama has tried mightily to pacify the Right and has stressed bipartisanship

This morning's Ratigan/Wasserman Schultz dust-up illustrates our double standards. . .

I wish we could take away the senate's health care

I wish we could take away the senate's health care

Anyone else get an email from Pelosi asking you to send the WH a Xmas card?

Anyone else get an email from Pelosi asking you to send the WH a Xmas card?

New Health care system being proposed in VT (cuts all employer based coverage)

Olbernann's segment worse, worser and worst is a hoot for all of us with enough

pass the bill; kill the bill

Texas same-sex couple argue over split

If you want to want to kill the bill, you should also cancel your private insurance.

Fox host: ‘Angry comedian’ Al Franken mistreated ‘kind’ Joe Lieberman

Lunatic Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio . . . inmates must listen to xmas carols

Do you currently have health insurance?

If there's a Gawd, he will run over Jim DeMint so hard with his karma train

Please posts links to organized protests to stop the war, fight for health care

I'll give the President a little credit

I'll give the President a little credit

A possible CC solution?

State Farm homeowners' insurance cuts deal with Florida....

VCS Warning Comes True: Military Finally Admits Major Drug Abuse Crisis

VCS Warning Comes True: Military Finally Admits Major Drug Abuse Crisis

Florida jobless rate hits 11.5 percent

War on Christmas Down Under

Senate Unveils CompromiseCare

China wants to send a lot of farmers to Kazkhstan (climate change)

***OMG! Dylan just pulled a "Tweety" !***

John McCain and Howard Dean agree

Does IBM get a better rate for Health Insurance than Joe's Garage?

Meet the man who blew $127 million at the casino

Development of strategic nuclear fleet under threat?

So can Lieberman face a primary challenge in 2012?

NY Times: At Colleges, Humanities Job Outlook Gets Bleaker

Twenty Percent Of Americans Lost Health Insurance Since Early 2008

Chuck Norris: Public health care would have killed Baby Jesus

Traitor Joe just misses out on Malaka of the Week

A president's chief of staff is supposed to be a tough, no nonsense type of guy, so I nominate...

Fox News: Ben Nelson Opposes Health Reform Because He ‘Understands The True Meaning Of Christmas’

"psalms 109:9"

U.S. Chamber of Commerce declared a “Global Warming Crime Scene"

U.S. Chamber of Commerce declared a “Global Warming Crime Scene"

U.S. Chamber of Commerce declared a “Global Warming Crime Scene"

Bachman and cohorts for Single Prayer HC

The European Debt Crisis Rattles American Business

Chuck Norris falls off the deep end.

Midlands Voices: Don’t delay health reform (by Tom White D candidate for Congress, cancer survivor)

Dylan Really Giving It To Wasserman-Schultz

Poll: Dems, Independents Overwhelmingly Disappointed With Obama's Public Option Performance - TPM

"psalms 109:9"

I am willing to wait and see...

CIGNA Threatens Customer Service Reps

Dr. No: ‘No Is a Wonderful Word’

Getting rid of Emanuel would change little.

After years of criticizing Democrats for not supporting the troops, just three Republicans supported

Anti-War Activist Adam Kokesh Mounts GOP Campaign for Congress

Idea: DU strategy group

Congress to probe ‘US funding of Taliban’

America's Santas Hearing Many Tales of Woe This Year :-((((((

Guardian UK: Copenhagen heading for meltdown

prius owners

It's Simple Really... Take Out The Mandate, And Then Pass The Bill

Credit card's newest trick: 79.9% interest

VIDEO: Larry King NAFTA Debate from early 90's

(Crossed out) CAPtion Sarah Palin

California Considering Mandatory Condoms in Porn Rule

I just took out my anger on a BofA person

Operation Chokehold

Partner benefits bill advances, but hurdles remain

I'm just gonna have to get out of politics for a while....

Over 100 spies uncovered in Russia

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Asks If Stanley Tucci's Recently Deceased Wife Saw His Movie (Video)

What is a horrible disaster?

Gay political power grows in the South

Senate Unveils "CompromiseCare"

Senate Unveils "CompromiseCare"

Texas 4 Year Old Sent Home For Having Long Hair

"Obama/Organizing For America" volunteers "just saying no" to appeals for health care bill support

Sure feels like this

Health insurance stocks soaring since November

Toon "Chump" (I think Kirk Anderson gives Mr. Fish a run for most cynical cartoonist)

Holding gun sideways (hollywood style) causes gun to jam

My Freedom of Information Request....

There is a simple way to throw out all of the corrupt bastards: TERM LIMITS.

Axelrod walks back "insane" comments, says no reduced support from base.

The Rude Pundit: Let's Not Forget That There Are Republicans to Hate, Too

Danish Police Tapped Activists’ Phones

Netflix Spilled Your Brokeback Mountain Secret, Lawsuit Claims

Chuck Norris: Public health care would have killed Baby Jesus

Haley Barbour's Bizarre Pardon Record (Barbour = potential GOP prez candidate?)

Police: Auschwitz 'Arbeit Macht Frei' sign stolen

Harvard Swaps Are So Toxic Even Summers Won’t Explain

Emergency Protest in Solidarity w/activists in Copenhagen. 12/18 4:30pm in San Francisco

Emergency Protest in Solidarity w/activists in Copenhagen. 12/18 4:30pm in San Francisco

Traficant May Run Again

California's death row swells despite nationwide decline in death sentences

OK, what planet is this guy living on??

Senate Republicans Filibuster Defense Spending Bill — Then Deny They Did It

Church's controversial billboard defaced

CompromiseCareTM

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Republicans threaten health care read-a-thon

Oscar the Cat knows when you're about to kick over

MTV's 'America's Best Dance Crew' Judge Busted for 9 Counts of Child Molestation

US, China offer no new emissions cuts at Copenhagen

My Friends Here Who Support Obama are Right

MSNBC live streaming? The links I was using and TVUplayer

The bottom line right now is that they don't have 60 votes for cloture

Oh Good... Triagulation Is Back...

News item you won't hear from OxyRush or any other Global Warming deniers:

Anthony Weiner now says it's a good bill. Says Dean is wrong.

Webb 'undecided' on health bill for now

When Republican Defense Secretaries Attack Republicans

Liberation, France: How to Give Afghanistan Back to the Afghans

BREAKING NEWS: U.S., China, India reportedly reach ‘meaningful agreement’ at climate summit

Bobby and Mitch

NYT: Krugman - "Pass The Bill"

NYT: Krugman - "Pass The Bill"

Could this Poll Pass the Senate?

Terrorists, Crooks Allowed to Keep FAA Pilot's Licenses

Terrorists, Crooks Allowed to Keep FAA Pilot's Licenses

Get Out Your Protractors People !!!

What do you do when you're male and feel 'trapped' in a marriage?

US and China Reach Climate Change Deal

US and China Reach Climate Change Deal

Rahm Emanuel Versus Progressives?

I don't even want goddamn insurance

Tonight on Bill Moyers' Journal: Matt Taibbi and Robert Kuttner on Money & Politics

Tonight on Bill Moyers' Journal: Matt Taibbi and Robert Kuttner on Money & Politics

can DUers please help me respond to this ?

Another Fox News poll that exceeds 100 percent

I got something in the mail today

Here's what I'm wondering (warning cynic ahead)

Va. man convicted of in-home indecent exposure

Health Care Reform .... Pissed off Rant

After watching Al Franken yesterday, isn't it time to remove lieberman from his chairmanship,

I just checked Canadian prices for my husband's meds.

Is there ANY poll showing constituents of blue dogs don't want a public option or medicare buy in?

More than 100 Nations Pledge to Reduce their CO2 Emissions to 350, But...

This Deal Keeps Getting Worse All The Time!

MoveOn tops $1 million in 2 days from anti-Lieberman donations

should the Democratic Party have a Midterm Convention ?

Just reminded on the news about the ice storm we had one year ago today.

It's SNOWING in Charlottesville Virginia! We have over an inch already!

The ultimate irony: By today's standards Tricky Dicky Nixon would be a Dirty Fucking Hippie..

dupe

Russians Face Alcohol Death and Islamic Problems

Russians Face Alcohol Death and Islamic Problems

$57,077.60 -- That's What We're Paying Each Minute for the Occupation of Afghanistan

FDR: "I. Relish. Their. Hatred"

NY woman in pet torture case held on $100K bail

Federal Agency Denies Spousal Benefits Claim

I can't shake the feeling that these two posts are connected

Health Insurance is like a umbrella that dissolves in the rain.

Can we do a Back-up Healthcare Bill via Reconciliation?

Pro-Life? Can't be pro-War! - need new bumper sticker n/t

Copenhagen leaked like a oil tanker.

Ford is on fire again

Poor Joseph. God was a hard act to follow.

Poor Joseph. God was a hard act to follow.

Voters Revolt! Deliver the message to your Senator now

Sign Moveon's petition opposing the current Senate HCR bill

Ford to build lithium battery in Michigan

Always Controversial Cornel West Disses Obama, Survives Cancer and Almost Spent His Life in Prison

Poor Joseph.....God was a hard act to follow - oops dupe

An Important Message For Sex Addicts

Group donates $100,000 for continued breast cancer screening

Santa Makes Young Girl's Christmas Wish Come True - "bring my daddy home"

Saab to be discontinued

What Are The Marks Of A Sick Culture?

So it seems to me that the new Monica attacks on Clinton

Entire school receives sneakers for all the students: Spirit of generosity

I am wondering how many think we are headed toward the image portrayed in the movie Idiocracy

The myth of Bipartisanship and the language of Deception

Family Seeks Answers From Army After Son Commits Suicide (shot an 11 yr old suicide bomber in Iraq)

Lost boy's faithful dog rides and walks beside his casket

One Third Of Dems Less Likely To Vote In 2010 If Public Option Dies

Beached whales killed by ingesting plastic

Anyone watching Kerry right now on the Senate floor? He is on fire.

Howard Dean is perfectly positioned to primary Obama in 2012.

Masked men disrupt Hanukkah ceremony with Nazi flags, obscenities

Masked men disrupt Hanukkah ceremony with Nazi flags, obscenities

Gay British Army Trooper Speaks Out About Coming Out

8-12 inches of snow on the way. Are you ready Eastern Seaboard?

Potential Reid opponent has deep pockets

Joe Trippi to Become Fox News Contributor

Polygamist gets 33 years on sex charges

Email from Anthony Weiner:

Axelrod feeling the Heat? backs off 'insane' comments

Shame On Barack Obama For Completing His Inauguration

Suppose we pass this lousy HCR bill in something close to the Senate version.

Victim's Trap For Car Thieves Backfires

The Courage to Say No by Naomi Klein

MoveOn.Org Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Billl

Let him eat cake.

Interesting Times: Jim Campbell, Maine Republican, Leaves Party Over Failure To Address Health Care

Interesting Times: Jim Campbell, Maine Republican, Leaves Party Over Failure To Address Health Care

Frank Schaeffer: Republicans Hijack Religion in Health Care Debate

Gallup Has Obama Up by 12 Points

Conference Committee

Sing along!! THANK YOU VERY MUCH!

Help me word an email to my senators

So I follow a local weather blog and this is what I have to read

Pregnant soldiers could face court-martial

From the wtf file: Get road conditions via Twitter while you drive

From the wtf file: Get road conditions via Twitter while you drive

We won't have single-payer til 2024

Use the Rage!

Obama Claims Victory On Climate Agreement

Homeowners Often Rejected Under Obama's Loan Plan

Ethics probe of Murtha, 2 others dropped

Ethics probe of Murtha, 2 others dropped

79.9% Credit Card interest. How do you stop a society of Predators?

"Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy." -Proverbs 31:9

Christmas trees from Washington state arriving (in AK) with live 'ornaments'—the Pacific Chorus frog

Banks repay TARP funds, government bailout of Wall Street continues

CSI Washington: Who Killed Drug Imports?

For the umpteen millionth time on DU, STATES CANNOT RECALL SENATORS!!!

The alternative is not worse

Lambda Legal: "The Obama Administration is rejecting another chance to do the right and legal thing"

The importance of the individual mandate

Who do they think worked their butts off in the 2008 Campaign?

Devolution: The Reality of Post-Peak Upheaval

Ah The Good Ole Days: Here's A Template For Obama

Argueably, Bushco's #1 damning quality as president..

They

DNC ad: GOP 'playing politics with our troops'

'Surprise' baby survives toilet birth

The other news site are reporting that the Yemen airstrikes were by that government

Petition to pass a public option through reconciliation.

Tweety just called Lieberman "JOE THE BUMMER"!

What would you do, if Bush..

Flying for Christmas: Nickeled and dimed

So ...... we've seen "the bill" gutted of all but one thng and now we're working on gutting that

Former Lawmaker Convicted of Raping His Daughters Copyrights His Name to Bar Its Use by Daughters

Former Lawmaker Convicted of Raping His Daughters Copyrights His Name to Bar Its Use by Daughters

*** KARL ROVE APPRECIATION THREAD!!! ***

Why are so few here interested in the Climate Change Summit?

Baby without brain turns one...

The Hill - "DeMint promises to delay health bill, force Christmas Eve vote"

It could be worse

If Dean wins the primary instead of Kucinich, I'm staying home.

"Where is Happyville, USA?"

Here is the email I received from my Senator, Barbara Boxer on the HCR

Hmmm... the current Senate HCR bill opponents may be on to something...

FLASHBACK: MCCAIN Refused To Grant 30 Seconds Of Time During Iraq War Debate (EXTREME Hypocrisy)

Copenhagen agreement called ‘meaningless’ and ’shameful’

Omygawd .... this is CPac week.

Madow Just exposed McCains Hypocrisy

Fewer states add jobs as recovery sputters along

It's Friday so you know what that means...

If I tell you something do you promise not to tell anybody else?

Controversy over Christmas billboard depicting Virgin Mary

Controversy over Christmas billboard depicting Virgin Mary

"Senator DeMint won't hire homosexual teachers and troubled by the thought of a gay president"

Morning in Washington

Christian Scientists Seek Prayer Provision in Health Care Bill

"My date, Susan" (a fan's request for some dish)

People with disabilities: Are We Not Worthy?

Mike Thompson posted a toon today that's worthy of a special award

Feds defy order to provide same-sex benefits

'pundits'/'talking heads' that make me holler

Now that healthcare's been shoved up our collective arses, can we prosecute war criminals?

CBS News - "Cheney Calls Obama "Radical," Says 9/11 Trials a "Huge Mistake"

Christmas Display Showing Jesus Murdering Santa Under Fire in California

Wag wag wag the dog.

Palin get pants on fire lie of the year

4-year-old boy caught with beer, stolen gifts

If Joe thretens to Filibuster, the least the dems could do is MAKE HIM DO IT!

My head is spinning from this past year....and I guess I am not surprised at where we are.

I grew up on the "wrong" side of the B & O railroad tracks in a small town in Illinois

WSJ - Karl Rove - "The President Is No B+"

The 2004 primary: who should have won?

'Superman' Lifts Car To Save Girl

Palin "quits" her vacation early over blacked out visor flap

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

All I want for Christmas is for our elected leaders to be stuck in DC

Gotta dynamite idea! Decals of your favorite BlueCrossDog Dems for inside your preferred ...

Maddow: GOP wants to ‘kill health reform through God’s intervention’

Our government doesn't work anymore.

Our government doesn't work anymore.

DeMint: Ben Nelson Will Be 'An American Hero' If He Opposes Health Care Reform

I saw these today and thought of DU, please don't use them for evil.

Maine state legislator leaves GOP over health care reform obstructionism.

Heh! Hey LIEberman! Looks like you are stuck with Al Franken for a few days...

Vicki Kennedy: The moment Ted Kennedy would not want to lose

I wanan grow a ponytail but it will take too long. Are there seamless hair extensions for men?

Scientists capture volcano erupting underwater in spectacular video

Scientists capture volcano erupting underwater in spectacular video

Pres Obama: "hands-off approach to healthcare...likely a mistake" & lost many progressives in August

Pres Obama: "hands-off approach to healthcare...likely a mistake" & lost many progressives in August

Thieves steal Auschwitz 'Work Sets You Free' sign

Rachel: C-SPAN archives have blacked-out McCain from 2002

Somebody talk to this Texan about

When Sticky Fingers Handle Your Bags

Over the HC Bill

Something about Joe I just picked up from Wikipedia...Maybe we could use this:

let's stop the circle jerk and put the fucking party on notice - the tent doesn't include crackers

No Army For Dick

I am tired of Getting Screwed

I have something to say to all you pot heads in the Golden State!

"There's not a dime's worth of difference between Gore and Bush!"

Comming up on Meet the Press:

James: Police ‘de-infest areas where gays congregate’

AP - "Obama brokers a climate deal, doesn't satisfy all"

FDR: "I. Relish. Their. Hatred"

I hate liberals

Tell me again how forcing people to buy health insurance without cost controls is good? /nt

Presenting: Fundie Quote of the Day. # 7 And a new word, also.

We are arguing the wrong argument

Poll: People Hate the Mandate - FireDogLake

How about DU making a statement?

Her Brother Dead For Lack Of A Battery, Pittsburgh Woman Returns To Washington

6 cold, hungry dogs rescued

How come we can kill the bill and start over...

I used to think I'd like to live a long life.

US House passes $636 billion military spending bill

Al Franken: A breath of fresh air at a watershed moment in 1996 amidst centrism and compromise

Al Franken: A breath of fresh air at a watershed moment in 1996 amidst centrism and compromise

On eve of major snowstorm & defense bill vote, Lieberman has left DC

On eve of major snowstorm & defense bill vote, Lieberman has left DC

Sarah Palin is booted from speech at a Canadian hospital

Do Senators represent their states anymore?

Kucinich: ‘Class war is over, working people lost’

Mike Gravel: 'Questioning Obama’s morality'

Do you want to see what a government run health exchange would look like? Try this.

I can't help but wonder if all this backflash is making Obama re-think his stance on health care

Unemployment Down In 36 States in November

59% to 31%---VOTERS REVOLT AGAINST MANDATES WITHOUT PUBLIC OPTION

This is NOT an anti-Chinese thread. This is not an anti-Obama thread.

It's the Sarah Speak, Stupid.

Read this story and tell me if I'm crazy.

Hugo Chavez: If the climate was a big capitalist bank, you would have already saved it

Michael Bloomberg.

Compare & Contrast: The Prosecutions of Don Siegelman (D) and Ted Stevens (R)

Potential Reid opponent has deep pockets

Obama Promises Kept

What's left?

What's left?

Adam Smith's Invisible Hand at last revealed

Hugo Chavez: If the climate was a big capitalist bank, you would have already saved it

Hugo Chavez: If the climate was a big capitalist bank, you would have already saved it

Washington is Run by Zombies that Want to Eat Your Souls

Hit my forehead with my palm..what a dopey thought I had listening to President Obama in Copenhagen

Stunning Statistics About Afghan War Everyone Should Know: 179,000 U.S. personnel in Afghanistan!

Outraged Canadians get Sarah Palin booted from scheduled speech at hospital fundraiser

Four Party system?

Trashing the left is a free shot

Der Spiegel reporter calls Inhofe ‘ridiculous’ at Copenhagen summit

Der Spiegel reporter calls Inhofe ‘ridiculous’ at Copenhagen summit

'Repeal NAFTA' can be our '10 version of Rethugs '94 "Contract w America" and turn our party left.

WH to Left: 'Let’s realize how far we’ve come, and how close we are to making history.'

Palin the Pundit

Krugman: "Progressives are in Revolt. Obama took their trust for granted...and lost it" (August)

Wow... Lotsa Rain/Snow East Coast !!!

Online abortion info under fire

DU was founded in 2001 to kick a little Bush ass. The jug-eared little prick stole the election ...

I wish like hell that Jon Stewart and Colbert would start a campaign to boycott

BANK....BUST....FRIDAY !!!!!!! Ho Ho Ho

Did any Dem Senators comment on Senator Franken's exchange with

Krugman: Pass the bill

And It Gets Worse: They Are Called “Nationwide Plans,” And They Do Gut State Regulations - FDL

WOAH - China, India, & other countries LIE to the US at the Copanhagen negotiations

Quick Question.. who is the Military R running for Senate in Arizona?

Is Reconciliation of the Health Care Bill really a Possibility? A Little Help Please?

"Obama doesn't give us anything."

"Obama doesn't give us anything."

'Avatar' is a great film. I loved it

A certain tactic of Obama-bashers eerily mirrors right-wing rhetoric about the media.

A certain tactic of Obama-bashers eerily mirrors right-wing rhetoric about the media.

Who Do You Support On Health Care?

Seen a memo like this in your workplace? What do you think it means?

I've now seen the clip of Franken shutting down Lieberman more than a few times .......

We should primary Obama in 2012 for not reaching a better climate agreement.

Banks & Bombs versus Education? "I'm really frightened for public education in Virginia"

Rabbis urge Lieberman not to block health reform

Anger on the left and right: What's next and what should Obama do now?

Few replies + many unrecommends = a winrar is you.

Am I the only one that thinks anyone of our officials that is for the New World Order..

How Much do You Despise the US Insurance Industry?

Clear and present danger for liberals and progressives

Grayson wants to send critic to jail for five years

wow. rielle hunter is one seriously greedy pos

"Hero" Dog Takes Bullets During Home Invasion Robbery

Don't worry. The health ins. cos. will be tightly regulated to keep them honest.

Obama orders cruise missile strikes on Yemen

It's Not the Republicans Fault Cong. Democrats Are Bought & Paid For

dupe

Obama "keeping score" quote is a joke from APRIL after the stimulus debate.

China businesswoman gets death sentence for fraud

Charles Gibson has retired from ABC News...his legacy?

U.S. tax dollars fund rabbi who excused killing gentile babies

Merry CHRISTmas! 3 Churches to stop feeding the hungry/homeless over gay inclusiveness

US air raids kill 63 civilians in Yemen

What is it about politicians and HAIR?

Former NFL star Dave Pear is sorry he ever played football

Glenn Beck on Jay Leno now.. this guy is dangerous.....

Twitter Hacked by Iranian Cyber Army..

Obama campaigned AGAINST two major provisions in this health care bill

Five minutes late - reminder - Matt Taibbi on with Bill Moyers now on PBS n/t

Howard Dean: "We Didn't Elect Democrats To Pass Crap."

DU Book Club: What Book Have You Read That You Recommend Reading In 2010?

Obama is “Keeping Score” on Those Who Vote Against Him - FireDogLake

For the record: It's NOT a healthcare bill!

Holy Shit, Ed Schultz Calling Out Chris Matthews

What's the difference between a Hooters and a Playboy Club? (And porn, and prostitution?)

Poll regarding the Recommend and Unrecommends.

Well, I have everything I need for the weekend, the snow has started...

Right winger letter asking a General to overthrow the President....

Rahm Emanuel: Don’t Worry About the Left

FLASHBACK: MCCAIN Refused To Grant 30 SECONDS Of Time During Iraq War Debate

Sarah Palin tossed out as fundraiser for Canadian hospitals after backlash

Macy's Bill Collector Calls Me Today. Really?

An "Undersea Nuclear Christian Warrior" on Wheel of Fortune

Trumka: Senate Bill As Is Will Die In The House

Competition—the Epitome of Stupidity for Health Care Financing

Strict abortion law in OKLA blocked for now

Stunning Statistics About the War Every American Should Know

Copenhagen is an absolute fucking disaster

Book: Lewinsky claims Clinton lied to jury

What are you predictions for the 2010 economy?

What are you predictions for the 2010 economy?

Greenwald on Obama's governing style: "DLC, triangulating corporatism of the Clinton era"

Don't Do It Obama

Teacher on leave for taking choir to Hooters

A Nation Born and Perpetuated in Contradictions

Health Insurance You Can Not Afford to Use Is Worse Than No Insurance At All

Oral Roberts RIP

Mom fights, gets the delivery she wants (hospital was insisting on Caesarean section)

A word for people who are out driving in the Mid-Atlantic states today

Bob Waldmire, 1945-2009: Artist lived his life on Route 66

Now it is about far more than health care. Party's true face has been shown....

THIS JUST IN: "Fierce advocate" Obama admin violates judge's order on gay partner's health benefits

Copenhagen deal: "meaningful" or "abject failure?"

If you can't answer these three questions about the bill then you don't know jacks**t about it.

If you can't answer these three questions about the bill then you don't know jacks**t about it.

Whoa. Jane Hamsher's column (private corp.'s using the IRS as their collection agency)

Imports are killing the US economy.

My Journey through the 'Chess Game' Pre-July to August

My Journey through the 'Chess Game' Pre-July to August

chamber of commerce on unemployment

Why Do They Say If This HCR Bill Goes Down In Defeat That It Will Be Years Before It Comes Up Again?

Kucinich Panel to Investigate Citigroup Tax Ruling

THIS is what has been missing from the debate on HCR~just maybe if the focus was on reality, we

Sen. Bernie Sanders can save health care from Joe Lieberman. (Credo Action petition)

Marine's mom confronts military recruiters: "I don't know how you sleep at night."

Ever wonder why Howard Dean was never going to get anywhere near the Oval Office?

The DSCC is attacking one of Ohio's best progressive candidates...

YouTube - Elvis Presley & Ann-Margret in Viva Las Vegas, "The Lady Loves Me"

YouTube - My FAVORITE Dean Martin song, from the movie "Artists & Models," it's "Innamorata"

YouTube - Louis Armstrong, "Wonderful World"

YouTube - Mark Knopfler & Chet Atkins - Instrumental Medley from "Secret Policeman's Third Ball"

YouTube - Les Paul & Mary Ford Show: The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise

A sad story for Christmas

YouTube - Les Paul & Chet Atkins, "Birth Of The Blues"

You Tube - Amerigo Vespucci

The Future History of the Beatles

Revealed: Inspiration for the name of Microsoft's new search engine...

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt - Silver Threads And Golden Needles

"Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis"- Tom Waits

Guv on Republican healthcare (toon)

Midnight Sky

Make Me Say It Again, Girl

Since I've Been Loving You

The exam dream, but with an optimistic twist this time.

Just watched the new Trek movie.

Death by Lava Lamp

How to practice drifting with other people's cars..

Google Mail and Too Many Cats

Santa Clause is Coming to Town - in the style of when I'm 64

I looked death in the face last night

Sign Zee Papers

Call Me Wesley - then and now

Hand job demands are at an all time high!!

Portishead vs. Massive Attack

I have a question that may show what a techno-dummy I am: I am

Good morning, Lounge, Miss Honeychurch. nt

I have the day off. Entertain me

The droid you're looking for

What's your biggest grippe about The Lounge?

Post things that smell of wee...

What's your biggest grope about The Lounge?

What's your biggest grape about The Lounge?

You know what DU needs right now? Jack's!!

Wow the sun has returned to Houston, hasn't been around since Nov. 30th.

Some things that have really bothered me in the past I've been able to totally let go of

John Barry vs Lalo Schifrin

Thank gawd for mouth breathing!!!!

The Theme From Mannix vs The Theme From Mission: Impossible

Breathe vs Breathe

Flying cat

Beautiful women... beautiful plates!

Do you ever get sort of bored with DU, but don't know where else to go? nt

UPS sux

I'm spending the day in the kitchen and feel a need for ego boost - write haikus/limericks about me!

Seems there's a good chance that my Saturday performance will be cancelled --

Beer!!!

The Last Shadow Puppets - 'Standing Next to Me'

Please post jokes that a little kid would get. Like this one:

Death By Chocolate vs Death By Coffee

So I was thinking... dog toys that sound like a dying Pomeranian don't make sense

Online university question....has anyone had any experience with Ashford?

Prague vs Budapest

I am the biggest ________ in the Lounge nt

Chinese Take Out vs Italian Eat In

Anyone ever used an indoor portable gas heater like this one? How was it?

The perfect candy for your kids!

Hey! Is everyone in the Mid-Atlantic area ready for the snow storm.

"In Which the Crown Jewels are Safe"

Köln vs Amsterdam

London vs Dublin

I just had to give up my tickets to go see Avatar in Imax 3D...

Moe Howard vs Moe Szyslak

The Beatles Christmas Album

Anyone into the band "Real Estate"?

The Usual Suspects vs Reservoir Dogs

More Polls vs No More Polls

Git vs Wanker

South Beach vs Malibu

Marvel Comics Character Movies vs DC Comics Character Movies

Poles vs Polls

Dupe

Free Will vs Determinism

Seems there's a good chance that my Saturday surgery will be cancelled -

Naked man gets no jail time

Peterbilt Trucks vs Mack Trucks

Peterbilt Trucks vs Mack Trucks

Dan O'Bannon dead

Fantasy Fest vs Folsom Street Fair

What is a good GRE subjects test score? Does anyone know?

Paris

Manhunter vs Red Dragon

Shaolin Monks vs Benedictine Monks

I present to you the most tasteless SNL bit ever...

Passive-Aggressive vs Assertive vs Aggressive

From Uruguay to Hollywood: Watch the Video

Istanbul vs. Canstantinople vs. Byzantium

I might have just hit the spam blocker

Derek Flint vs Matt Helm

Corn Flakes vs. Bread Crumbs.

This place is old, feels just like a beat-up truck...I turn the engine but the engine doesn't turn

The DU Lounge v. General Discussion

Why do lounge threads have the recommend/unrec option?

Screw Avatar! Go see Invictus!

The Mist vs The Fog

Chocolate Chip vs Oatmeal Raisin

Holy hell. They just changed the forecast to 5 to 7 feet. n/t

Shit...now they are saying that each snowflake will be the size of a small dog.

Oh great..."snow tornado warning" now.

Out of sight, out of mind. vs. Absence makes the heart grow fonder.

The Keep vs The Gate

Spumoni vs Gelato

To our friends in DU's Jewish community, I hope your Hanukkah was a great holiday!

To our friends in DU's Muslim community, Happy Muharram!

Check out Amazon's video on demand 99 cent movies:

What the hell is all this whining about snow, it's 75 degrees outside.

St. Maarten vs St. Martin

DON'T PANIC, BUT THE WEATHER CHANNEL JUST SAID IT IS GOING TO SNOW 3 FEET OF RAZOR BLADES.

It's SNOWING in Charlottesville Virginia! We have over an inch already!

Coffee vs Tea vs Sexist Stereotypes of Flight Attendents

Ecks vs Sever

You vs Underwater Polar Bear vs You vs Underwater Tiger vs You vs Underwater Hippo

Muffins vs Cupcakes

Pancakes vs. Crepes

beef vs pork

Serendipity vs Kismet

Simple pleasures vs complex pleasures

Simple pleasures.

I'm at work and don't want to go home

Allergies vs. Republicans

String Theory vs Loop Quantum Gravity

My uncle committed suicide this morning.

Polka Mazurka vs the Gitana waltz

She'd been drinking too much eggnog..

Butt Crack vs Arm Pitt

Why do a lot of you use abnormal words?

versus vs vs. vs v.

Charles Laughton vs Sydney Greenstreet

Coppola or Conrad?

The horror, the horror

Richard III vs Machiavelli

Body Heat vs The Postman Always Rings Twice

Nice post, Hitler vs. Mussolini

Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds vs Let's Get Stoned

The Cowboys or The Yankees?

Maybe you dislike General Discussion simply because you don't know how to please the GD crowd.

Poopy vs Doody

Armpit vs. Armhole

"Another Stupid Texas Song"

Cake hole vs. Pie hole vs. Asshole

Why is God mentioned before meals and during sex? Why not before sex and during meals?

Buttocks vs. Botox

I'm watching Man VS Food right now...DU Minnesotans...tell me all you can

I've gone to 37 different movies so far this year, and "Avatar" was far and away the best.

MST3K: Joel Robinson vs Mike Nelson vs ....

If you cannot forgive, you cannot learn.

Anyone watch "The Middle?"

Vaporizer For Christmas

Dick Armey vs. Army of Dicks

Let's start a movement to put the "SEX" back in Xmas!

Six vs.

Best place to buy a washer / dryer?

Bullshit!

Tall building vs. bridge.

I would like you to stay out of the lounge for a while.

Study: Whisky hangover 'worse than vodka'

Mac vs. PC?

Olive Garden vs Applebees

Lady GaGa - Bad Romance

Asspit vs Asshole

Very sad news. The following smilies have been sentenced to death.

From the "Apparently It's Harder Than It Looks" file...

Picasso vs. Picasso

Why is "Pliny the Elder" the best beer ever?

don't count your eggs before they hatch

Vis-a-vis vs mano a mano?

PSA for those in the Mid-Atlantic: Stay FAR away from supermarkets tonight!

My Rights Vs. Yours

Let's start a movement to put the "X" back in Xmas!

Man Ray vs. Monday

life should be like a video game

It occurs to me that some people should really retire long before they do

Hero worship

YouTube - "Lines form on my face and hands, lines form from the ups and downs..."

Manet vs. Monet

Santa's Dancin' just for you!

I gave you guys polls instead of videos today

Let's start a movement to put the "SEX" back in SEXmas!

Did you know that there's a Facebook group called "Dr Strange is a poopyhead"?

YouTube - The Stranglers - "I'm not content to be with you in the daytime..."

Championship Football Game: Montana Grizzlies vs Villanova Wildcats

TK421

YouTube - Everyday something hits me all so cold, Find me sittin' by myself, No excuses that I know

I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas

Otsuka Ai

SPY vs SPY

Gin Blossoms - Found Out About Y

Hot Chocolate or Chic

Best Live Vocals I remember...

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard...Pancho and Lefty

Someone you don't know who you're gonna hear from

Macgyver vs Colonel Jack Oneil

Sleepy Maggie

collections phone call question

The local Public Radio station just finished Handel's Messiah

Whatever happened to KitchenWitch?

I am a proud uncle today.

It is snowing like crazy.

Renoir vs. Renoir

YouTube - 3 clips (25 minutes total) of prime Johnny Carson Tonight Show animal segments

Big Log - Robert Plant

Sukiyaki - Ue wo muite arukou - Kyu Sakamoto

Island of Dr. Moreau, Directors Cut tonight

Meet ardi, the 4.4 million year old female.

Always Look On The Bright Side of Life

Anyone baking? The nut breads for teachers and friends are in the oven.

Dr Pepper vs Mr. Pibbs vs Shasta vs

Best place to buy a washer / bolt / nut?

Blizzard Warnings have been posted in the Mid-Atlantic Region.

Anyone baking? The teachers and friends are in the oven for nut breads .

YouTube - Patti Smith performs The Doors' "Soul Kitchen," Craig Ferguson Show, June 2007

Krakatoa vs. Vesuvius

Lost boy's faithful dog rides and walks beside his casket

Before we close out the year: a moment to say good-bye to those near and dear we lost in 2009

Arrested Development Chicken Impressions

A little holiday cheer from Tom Waits

Laid in food and wine here in Silver Spring, MD. Let it snow.

Laid in food and wine here in Silver Spring, MD. Let it snow.

Pomeranians vs Chihuahuas

Anyone here ever tried the Atkins diet (no starch). Any advice would be appreciated. Recipe ideas

eggnog is vile.

Ramen vs. Spaghetti

Kayo Aiko

adult children

Big Bang Theory

Duck vs. Graywarrior

Booze in your eggnog: Rum, Brandy or Whiskey?

I don't know if anyone here knows this, but most of the Northeast is

sweet kitty in DFW are still needs his very own home (pics)

A fox tail i got in the mail a while ago.

I really like Christmas lights. I'm being serious, here...

Bikers in the Buff to Protest NY Bike Lane Removal

Cameron furious to see Avatar already available online

depressed.as.fuck.

Songs about space and planets and stars and such.

Getting Tombstoned vs Quitting The Site In A Diva-Like Huff

Did you read MAD or National Lampoon, back in the day?

Pink-haired girl from Lazy Town vs. running cartoon bear

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/18/09

Bristol VA vs Bristol TN

Come on, admit it...

Godzilla vs Rodan vs Mothra vs Gamera vs..DUCK!!

Just Saw Avatar!!!!

HCR: The third rail of American politics-poison to all that try to touch it.

If the bill stays as it is, and is signed as is, we have the RIGHT to expect and demand

David Plouffe Is The Only One That Can Save America

Pass the Bill -- But take out the poison first.

Obama Speaking In Copenhagen (Live)

A couple of things Democrats don't mention about Massachusetts Health

Do you part for strategery! re: Lieberman, Ben Nelson and others

What do you do when you're male and feel 'trapped' in a marriage?

The Historical Argument Against "Killing the Bill"

A Lesson on Nonviolence for the President

Not even Santa and his elves are keeping this schedule....

President Bush and the Numbers

The Death of American Virtue: Clinton vs. Starr - New Book in Feb

CNNMoney: The unemployment rate is falling - in 36 states + DC joblessness fell in November

SBA to get emergency cash infusion

Is this the real Barack Obama?

Do you "believe the tea-baggers"?

Tell me how, Four Senators : Baccus, Landrieu, Lieberman and Nelson

Krugman: Pass the Bill

And another thing... This bill will be a Building Block for the Republicans

I think some folks around here believed the Tea Baggers, more than they believed the President

Coburn, your incessant deficit concerns would make sense if you didn't want to extend Bush tax cuts

Health care reminder: We're all on the same side!

"Obama's Copenhagen Remarks" (Text and Video)

Is the White House so stupid not to know they'll lose a generation of Democrats over the mandate?

Journalists Cheerfully Urinating On Senate Bill’s “Ideological” Critics

List of Senators who voted to kill the drug reimportation amendment (Dorgan),and list of supporters

Despite concessions and flaws, the Senate and House bills retain the necessary elements of reform

Obama told China: I can't stop Israel strike on Iran indefinitely

What Lieberman Has Done

Nelson: We're Making Progress, But No Surefire Agreement

Remember, we appeased Lieberman (Chairmanship) because we needed his vote on procedural matters

So why not simply push a basic bill regulating the insurance industry WITHOUT a mandate?

Breaking: Lieberman Vetos Climate Agreement

For those who still don't get it: Dean is advocating a FASTER way to pass HCR

Passing the health care bill could get us all new Senators and Reps and a new President.

Copenhagen summit ends with feeble climate deal (non-binding)

MoveOn.Org Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

Maine state legislator leaves GOP over health care reform obstructionism.

Change actually does occur pretty fast generally

Here's some investment advice. If you have any money to invest

From the office FReeps antics...this bipartisan stuff is really working.

Liberals go off on a mandate

"SEIU's Andy Stern: Don't Kill the Bill. Fix It."

Politicians need to take egos out of this....WE need to....I need to

BREAKING: President Obama has reached a climate change deal with China.

I hate the term "leftbagger"

U.S. Ready to Release Six Yemenis

FDR had an 80% dem congress, how do progressives get Obama at least 70% progressive congress?

Change Doesn't Come with a Big "Boom"

US air raids kill 63 civilians in Yemen

I like Obama's approach on healthcare

Stanley Reed drops out of US Senate race

Rhambama

Maine House Republican drops party affiliation

Red alert for Rand Paul

I want President Obama to succeed. I don't hate him. I don't think he's

I long for the days of LBJ,, when he would call out Repubs and Dems alike

Kevin Drum: Please stop searching for an alternative, compromise-free universe

Arizona Senate: Hayworth Meets with D.C. Supporters

AP "Analysis: Pragmatic Obama gets what he can" - Copenhagen

Is it 60 votes or 60%? Thanks.

What Obama Says to His Detractors

TPM: Lieberman Skips Town!

How Employers May Respond:

Photos: The Obama Presidency December 18th, 2009

"Activists rate Copenhagen pact."

"The Time for Political Games is Over"

President Obama Leads World to Historic, If Incomplete Climate Deal

Senate health care holdout signals progress - Ben Nelson (almost) on board for health reform

If you believe Mandates will cause Insurance Companies to keep rates reasonable....

NYT's: Liberal Revolt on Health Care Stings White House

Poll: Voters Reject Health Care Mandate Without Public Option, Medicare Buy-In

Rahm Emmanuel: Don't worry about the left ("There are no Senate liberals left to get" he says)

Trumka (AFL-CIO President): Senate Bill As Is Will Die In The House

Healthcare is to Dems as Abortion is to Repubs

So now the Progressives and the teabaggers should work

***Wake Up!: Senate Resumes Debate, Live on CSPAN2***

our lives are NOT a frigging "chess game"-- I am so damned sick of hearing variations on

If Gallup polled me I would say "Approve", and I'll vote for Obama in 2012.......

"Like Obama, Pres. Lincoln was seen by many of his supporters as ... a disappointmnet in office."

Could It Be That The WH Wants The Base To Raise Up?.....

Understanding Health Insurance Reform

Wow, Teddy On Big Eddie's Show

Obama's climate accord fails the test

Good week for climate change progress

"Kennedy later regretted rejecting Nixon’s proposal" (Universal HC)

Why Joe Lieberman is so much more powerful than Obama

The REAL reason we will never leave Afghanistan

Fox News - Karl Rove Gives President Obama A C-

Kill the Bill, or let the bill go through the Senate and to Conference?

Senate health insurance industry bill finances "reform" on the backs of people with disabilities!

Just got a call from DFA (Dean's Org) asking for Donations.

Obama's Approval Rating Crashes as Base Abandons him...

Blogger Susie Madrak "much calmer" & "pleasently surprised" after conference call with the WH

John Kerry speech on why the bill should be passed

"...I think Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America..."

Vicki Kennedy Backs Health Care Bill: 'Finish The Work Of His Life'

Time to bring out some Good ole Spirituals

To all who tell us to hold our fire because the alternative is so much worse

NBC/WSJ Poll: 57% say Iraq war a success. Who gets credit, Bush or Obama?

Great News! Health Care Shelved; Obama at 26% approval; 2010 shows GOP Gain 2 to 1! Palin Wins!

Dean's Blind Spot (and that of his fanbase)

PolitiFact's Lie of the Year:(Palin's) 'Death panels'

This seems to be going on to me...

Keep speaking, Dr. Dean, you've outraged the out of control Congress & White House, and speak for me

Welcome to Beijing, ex-pat style

Mccain: Do as I say, not as I do

Coal-fired Congress Blocks Path to Clean Energy

W.Sahara activist arrives home after hunger strike in Spain

Pennsylvania County Agrees To Remove Religious Symbols From Courthouse Lawn

U.S. Chamber of Commerce declared a “Global Warming Crime Scene"

Docs Suggest Bush WH Failed to Search for Libby's "Missing" Emails Subpoenaed in CIA Leak Probe

Chuck Norris: Public health care would have killed Baby Jesus

Pakistan slaps travel ban on defence minister

No U.N. deal on carbon cuts, last day of talks

Four killed in Pakistan explosion

Fugitive US doc's trail ends with arrest in Italy

World leaders head for Denmark as climate talks enter final day

US man freed by DNA evidence after 35 years in prison

German police: Missing American fell in river

Officers Warned of Flaw in U.S. Drones in 2004

White paper discussing investment opportunities related to the U.S. healthcare reform released

Hackers steal SKorean-US military secrets

Auschwitz Sign Stolen: 'Arbeit Macht Frei' Sign Taken From Main Entrance

CIA working with Palestinian security agents (Allegations of CIA Involvement in West Bank Torture)

U.S. FINRA launches inquiry into firms' trading tips: report

US death penalty brought into question

Saskatchewan nixes nuclear power plan

Development of strategic nuclear fleet under threat?

GOP senators to block defense bill in bid to delay health-care vote

California population growth slows

Specter, Toomey in dead heat in Senate race, poll says(Pennsylvania)

Attacking immigrant students not new, say those involved

Military: Burn pits could cause long-term damage to troops

Terrorists, Crooks Allowed to Keep FAA Pilot's Licenses

Bob Waldmire, 1945-2009: Artist lived his life on Route 66

Over 100 spies uncovered in Russia

Russians Face Alcohol Death and Islamic Problems

Russians Face Alcohol Death and Islamic Problems

Ford CEO Says Automaker Will Speed Up Debt Repayment, Keep Competitive Edge With New Vehicles

Google convicted in French copyright case

Google convicted in French copyright case

Obama proposes U.S. liaison in North Korea-Yonhap

Visteon moves to abandon pension plans

Iranian forces take over Iraq oil well

FBI agents raid home of radio host Barbara Alexander

US air raids kill 63 civilians in Yemen

Chavez says U.S. climate proposals laughable (to be merged)

Suspected Somalia pirates freed by Dutch navy

Obama says 'unprecedented' deal reached on climate

China businesswoman gets death sentence for fraud

'Dozens killed' in Yemen raids

Low targets, goals dropped: Copenhagen ends in failure

Low targets, goals dropped: Copenhagen ends in failure

Obama Is Snubbed by Wen at Climate Summit as U.S.-China Tensions Escalate

Obama Dramatically Interrupts Meeting, Negotiators Reach Final Agreement

U.S., China, India, S. Africa reach climate deal

DeMint: Ben Nelson Will Be 'An American Hero' If He Opposes Health Care Reform

Grayson wants to send critic to jail for five years

Americans United Urges Army Officials To Alter ‘Church Retreat’ Program At Missouri Base

Ben Nelson: Bill covers too many uninsured people, must be scaled back

Nine States Get $72.6M HHS Bonus for Expanding Children's Coverage

GOP threatens read-a-thon to slow health care bill

General Motors to shut down Saab

Obama in Copenhagen: 'I come here today not to talk, but to act'

Nelson (D-Ne) signals progress on health care in talks

Seven U.S. banks closed by regulators; failures at 140

Feds: Arrests in Africa Link al-Qaida and Drugs

Twitter hacked: 'Iranian Cyber Army' signs off with poem to Khamenei

"Meaningful Agreement" Reached on Climate

Castro mocks Obama visit to Copenhagen

Auschwitz death camp sign stolen

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday December 18

The unemployment rate is falling

Obama's Latin America Envoy Gets An Earful In Argentina

Michael Moore threatens (Connecticut) boycott over Lieberman

Spain to send over 500 troops to Afghanistan

Dorgan Accuses White House of Unethically Politicizing Safety Warnings From the FDA

December Moon...pics from tonight

Fox says Time Warner Cable may drop Fox TV shows

Bottled water sales dry up, industry asks ‘why?’

Poll: Voters Revolt Against Mandates (Voters Overwhelmingly Say Obama Didn't Fight Lieberman Enough)

Obama: U.S., Russia ‘close’ on new arms treaty

Chavez: U.S. With Obama "still smells of sulfur" as in the Bush era

US Lawmakers Push Tough New 'Buy American' Bill

US to lift visa ban for Honduras: lawmaker

Study: 1 in 110 U.S. children had autism in 2006

Feds defy order to provide same-sex benefits

Snowed Under: Dems Scramble For Health Care Votes As GOP Vows Delay And Snowstorm Nears

NASA Reveals First-Ever Photo Of Liquid On Another World

Ohio unemployment rises to 10.6 pct. in Nov.

De-Criminalizing Children

Witnesses for the prosecution: how Blair is suffering trial by Chilcot

Video: Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood says TARP making a difference

Hurry Up and Wait.

Dramatic Breakthrough: Copenhagen Accord on 'Coburnhagen'

Healthcare reform turned into health insurance reform as liberals acquired a new enemy

Muslims Say F.B.I. Tactics Sow Anger and Fear

Pass the Bill (Krugman column)

POLL: Public against mandates without public option: 33% to 56%.

InfoWorlds biggest Tech Turkey's: Glenn Beck and Henry McMaster (SC AG)

Malawi looks to diversify energy mix with ethanol stove plan (and reduce GHG emissions)

Banks Get into the Unemployment Biz, and Quickly Start the Rip-offs

David S. Broder: Calling on Congress to stop the debt tsunami

Copenhagen summit ends with feeble climate deal (non-binding)

President Obama reaches climate control agreement with China, South Africa, India

China's delaying tactics threaten climate deal

Copenhagen climate conference: The grim meaning of 'meaningful'

Republicans filibuster bill to fund American troops in Afghanistan and Iraq

Failure Is Not an Option, But It Is a Possibility

The truths Copenhagen ignored: Politicians have chosen low taxes and oil money today over survival

Homeowners often rejected under Obama's loan plan (and houses sold without notice to homeowner)

Friday Talking Points (105) -- One Bad Week

NYT's Whose Christmas Is It:

David Sirota: The 'candidate vs. president' canard

Uninsured in Japan: a medical trip report

Venezuelan Government Continues Restructure of Banking Sector

Ethiopia uses ethanol stoves to reduce deforestation, reduce air pollution and improve health!

Republicans threaten health care read-a-thon - who needs AL Kaida when you've got the GOP??

Weekend Economists Better Late Than Never December 18-20, 2009

Traitor Joe

Obama's climate accord fails the test

Cap Credit Cards at 16%

U.S. Chamber Of Commerce Declared A 'Climate Crime Scene' By Greenpeace's "Climate Crime Unit"

Democracy is Coming...to the Penguins

Stress Relief and Other Ideas for the Stressed Out Patriot !

Question Time: Hon David Parker to the Minister of Energy and Resources

General McChrystal: We Are Going To Be In Afghanistan Long Term! Well Past ANY Dates!

Nuclear War- The End of The World?

The Tea Party Is The New Ku Klux Klan

Lieberman Socks

A Very Cheney Christmas

Sanders: Rep Obstructionism, Reconciliation, Universal Cost Effective HC Will Happen @ State Level

Time for a

Hopefully this HCR does't turn out like lando's deal

Climate deal a tough sell in US

*Posted for the "kill the bill" crowd* :: Senator Coburn (R-OK): 'No is a Wonderful Word'

Holiday Spirit?

President Lula Of Brazil Urges Leaders To Act Now To Save Poor Nations

TYT: Why Is Obama Reaching Out To Those Won't Vote For Healthcare No Matter What?

Obama Calls For Action, Time For Climate Change Talk Over (full speech)

TYT: Chris Matthews & Howard Dean Argue Over Healthcare

Obama's Lousy Empty Speech to the Climate Change Summit Copenhagen, oh blah, blah, blah...

I'm A Democrat, And I'm A Republican,

Countdown: Howard Dean - 'We Didn't Elect Democrats to Pass Crap' (Future of Health Reform)

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) Votes Against Ben Bernanke

Jesus kills Santa

Hugo Chavez: "Can A Finite Earth Support An Infinite Project?" (Full COP15 Speech + Transcript)

Al Franken Fart Fest

Mr. President, its time to come clean on the deals youve made with the health insurance gangsters

Flashback: McCain Objected to Granting Dem Senator More Time

The 4 year old in Texas that has to get his hair cut.... cute boy BTW

Papantonio: Erik Prince - Our New Peter Pan

x-posted: Gen. Clark's Keynote Address in Copenhagen.

Tomorrow is Today (in Copenhagen): Call for Action

GE-Mitsubishi Wind-Turbine Fight Threatens Arkansas Jobs Plan

Where is the sea man. I used to come here and look out over the ocean

Breaking: LEAKED final draft of Copenhagen treaty declaration

Peak oil notes - Dec 17

Drumbeat: December 18, 2009

Clinton to Deliver Major Speech Renewing U.S. Support For Universal Access to Reproductive Health Wo

China Talking Conservation, But Has Doubled Coal Use 2002-2007 - Now 3 Billion Tons/Yr

From dinner to desperation: The 24-hour race for a deal in Copenhagen

Question about energy tax credits

raining in montana, been warm all week

GPS helps drive down fuel costs

Come Watson, the game is afoot!

Obama calls for climate deal, meets with Chinese premier

Field Of Fluorescent Tubes Powered By Ambient Current

Judge upholds surveys for species before logging

Oh NOOOOOOO! "Danger To Free Trade Seen In Climate Talks" - NYT

CSIRO Extends Atmospheric Data Back 10 Years, Thanks To Diver Who Never Used Tank From 1968

Obama fails to impress

The Nation: We'll Save The Earth On Our Terms

The cost of reducing our carbon footprint to acceptable levels- the same as annual military funding

Leaders cut safeguards to salvage Copenhagen climate deal

Inhofe in Copenhagen: Hear No Evil, See No Evil, But Speak Lots of It

I want one...

Humid Air Currents Which Transport Moisture Throughout Amazon Basin May Be Failing, Aiding Drought

All Hell is breaking loose in Greece!

MSNBC's Dylan Ratigan Yells at Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) - Will Apologize

Shanahan to the Redskins???

Another sports figure arrested

Talk about humiliating! Chiefs game blacked out for the first time in 19 years.

S.F. threatens suit if A's move to San Jose

Pierre Thomas or Robert Meachem?

NFL Week 15 (with point spreads) POST SATURDAY 8:20 ET

John Daly says Tiger's personal life isn't our business..

with Obama, it still smells of sulphur

US to lift visa ban for Honduras: lawmaker

Lanny Davis gets called out for working for the coup in Honduras on Big Ed

Micheletti contradicted by DNIC on assassination

Venezuelan Government Continues Restructure of Banking Sector

Obama's Latin America Envoy Gets An Earful In Argentina

Lieberman: Settlement activity to restart full force in 10 months

U.S.-Israeli Arms Cooperation Quietly Growing

MK aims to keep Palestinians married to Israelis from gaining citizenship

Elliott Abrams and 'Neocon-ing' Obama

Israel must not forget the price of nuclear war

Haredim dub women Western Wall worshippers 'Nazis'

Israeli peace activist arrested for leaking secret FBI documents`

CIA working with Palestinian security agents

'The UK is not a banana republic'

Holding gun sideways (hollywood style) causes gun to jam

Now I know for sure Jon Gosselin is a doofus (of Kate & Jon Plus 8 fame)

After all, no one died.

There are no debates on DU, only superior pronouncements

There is one way that this bill could turn out to be very good

Look out North East.... noreasters, just one

View from a few steps off my porch

Well, it's snowing today. A real rarity.

See ya...

The Snowman Exterminators.

Snow on the Magnolias

A few photos from my life in 2009--nine to be exact

2009, some keepsakes (& FYI, links to Photo Group 2008 retrospectives)

Sea levels spiked with ancient warming event

Most Elusive Gorilla Caught on Video

The Scariest Movie, Ever!

Stimulus funding a shot in the dark

Jerusalem burial shroud - yet another nail in the coffin of Turin

Humor: Only biologists appreciate creationist horror films

Turns Out, Sunshine States Really Are Happiest

World's 'oldest' known DNA discovered

You've gotta be really comfortable to be out and proud in the barracks with a Zac Efron quilt!

DC Mayor Adrian Fenty Signs Marriage Equality Bill

Even Superhero's are not immune - Batwoman loses to DADT

I know this picture is immature, but I feel compelled to post it.

Feds defy order to provide same-sex benefits

Some Kalamazoo, MI churches withdraw homeless support over local anti-GLBT discrimination ordinance

Minneapolis City Council Denounces Uganda’s “Kill Gays” Bill

Base8: The Arts, Entertainment, News & Media Section is up!

Bug powder causes male bedbugs to stab each other to death with their penises

Debtor's Dilemma: Pay the Mortgage or Walk Away

A silly post to share: hormones and snow flurries

My great thanks to the Universe...

Musings on if the human mind can even take today's media

New Matthew message is up

Holiday Blues Check-In - Clouds building - let the LIGHT shine IN !!!

Disease Risk Depends on Which Parent a DNA Variant Is Inherited From

Marijuana Eases Spasticity in MS Patients Studies Show

Teacher's Holocaust denial causes uproar

I will sit a home in 2010 and 2012 if Obama/Duncan keep it up.

Man cites Bible in child assault prosecution

Breaking news: Jesus kills Santa, Rudolph hit by pickup truck...

Americans United Urges Army Officials To Alter ‘Church Retreat’ Program At Missouri Base

Russian Orthodox Church will join with Vatican in bid to crush secularism

Bhagavad Gita: a perspective on current events . . .

This weather is interfering with my baking!

Anyone know how to make a really good, crispy sugary crust on a ham?

My holiday baking thread in the lounge sunk like a stone

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