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Archives: December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas, movie house! Merry Christmas, Emporium!...

Ho Ho Ho!


CNN - "Senate approves health care reform bill"

What can Grayson do about campaign finance reform?

Uganda’s Catholic Archbishop Opposes Anti-Homosexuality Bill

A Merry Christmas for Fannie and Freddie?

Is it possible for a strong public option to come back as a standalone item

But I Heard Him Exclaim As He Drove Out Of Sight, MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL...

Tug grounds on same reef as Exxon Valdez tanker!

My personal experience with the two different health cares in America

Annoying People of the Year

White House Christmas

What sets Paul Krugman apart from Nate Silver

Sen. Bernie Sanders Talks About Health Care

Happy Holidays to all the fine folks here at DU!


Happy Holidays!! And Remember: Health Insurance Company Profits =Our Misery.

The Original Sin

“I Kissed A Girl” Singer Katy Perry Ridicules Transgender Community on Twitter

A look at taxes on corporate incomes as a percentage of GDP.

But you know If we can't do it with a smile on our face . . .

So this is Christmas.......

So this is Christmas.......

I bet the people would see the repeal of "Free Trade" as 'change'.

Federal 'Defense' Spending Exceeds All State Outlays Combined

Recovering Catholics - We Were Right - The Pope Is NOT Infallible!

Recovering Catholics - We Were Right - The Pope Is NOT Infallible!

Hungry Reindeer

Another Perv looking up somebody's Skirt

Passions over 'prosperity gospel': Was Jesus wealthy?

Random thought: Santa Claus, innocence, and child development

U.S. promises unlimited financial assistance to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

U.S. promises unlimited financial assistance to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

Seeing the forest through the cloud-new technology prototype to track deforestation

President Obama, if you confronted your 10 year old self today..

The "enemy of my enemy is my ally" strategy always ends in blowback




Writer seeks to restore Bible's Jewish roots

Merry (Soggy) Christmas, DU !!!!

Help please. What is the website where you can find links that are no longer active?

A big step on health care

Alcohol's Neolithic Origins: Brewing up a civilization.

In Iraq, Christians and Muslims have worshipped side by side for centuries

Broken promises follow Tennessee coal ash disaster

Right Wing Talk Show Host Said Mary Landrieu Should Be "Recalled" For Voting For Health Care Bill

Where I live

A Quiet but HUGE No Nukes Triumph


Toyota found to keep tight lid on potential safety problems

Those Daredevil Otters!

holiday wishes to all here at DU--and a big thank you to all who are posting such lovely

holiday wishes to all here at DU--and a big thank you to all who are posting such lovely

Sign the Petition: Investigate Rahm Emanuel

Is Going To A Movie Part Of Your Xmas Day Tradition?

Wonder How Long It'll Take DU'ers To Start An Impeach Obama Movement

May I suggest an amazing book for those of us who are unaware

Interesting article and photo - Iraq

Merry Fucking Christmas

Health Care: My personal declaration

Netherlands Advances Plan to Tax Miles Driven

Merry Christmas

Enough of the sniping - it's Christmas!

Merry Christmas, everybody! I am enjoying a cup of organic fair trade

By Opposing the Health Care Reform bills, I'm (indirectly) helping to pass HCR. (U Heard Me Right)

You can never make a teabagger happy. Teabaggers skeptical of positive polls, it's a conspiracy!

Dear Santa: What Part of Illegal Don't You Understand?

Merry Christmas DU

Is anyone else having trouble navigating around

Toyota found to keep tight lid on potential safety problems

Insurers figuring out how to make HCR profitable

Santa Downed By Predator Drone

Cord tissue yields many, many stem cells

Cord tissue yields many, many stem cells

Went to see Avatar in IMAX 3D at 10:30AM

Sex offender accused of taking girl, 11

The one good thing about the health care bill and all the Republicans can think about is race.

The one good thing about the health care bill and all the Republicans can think about is race.

More are coming to Mass. than leaving it

How long will it take until Firedoglake is no longer considered part of the liberal blososphere?

Laura Flanders is hosted a discussion yesterday about Obama's first year

merry xmas: sketchy santas

Sometimes the People We are Trying to Help are Our Own Worst Enemies

Cancer claims life of author Chastain

Ten years of China's Most Favored Nation Status: Who still thinks it was a good idea?

Some questions about the healthcare bill & voting along partisan lines

Salvation Army major shot in front of children

Paul Krugman says this bill is a victory for Liberals. Dick Morris says it's a disaster.

Malaga Yun pasco and Frohliche Veinachten

Has anyone here stopped taking blood pressure medication due to poverty

How long will it take to go from worst recession ever to "Overheated economy"

Will the next election effect how you look at this situation?

NPR All Things Considered profiles racism in Italy

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory on truTV

Is Barack Obama a DINO?

Do you really want a choice in the polling-booth?

DU Word o' the Day PYRRHIC

Salvation Army major shot dead in Arkansas on Christmas Eve

Is is worse when Republicans pass bad bills, or when Democrats pass bad bills?

Is is worse when Republicans pass bad bills, or when Democrats pass bad bills?

This is a wonderful Christmas

War Is Over

Rahm Emanuel: Don’t Worry About the Left

Feliz Navidad.

Walgreens prescription plan question...

For 2010, little improvement seen in job market

"Government Is The Problem - Private Enterprise Is The Solution"

You're all fucking nuts and (collectively), I love you.

Modesto Cop Shoots Man Carrying Replica Gun

NY DU'ers in search of health insurance:

Firefighters extend Christmas tradition

Firefighters extend Christmas tradition

Was Cash for Clunkers another corporate gift?

WAR IS OVER. if you want it.

The Eighth Amendment and the Health Insurance Mandate

Why do people care if the Mandate provision is heard by the US Supreme Court?

Detroit incident "an attempted act of terrorism"

Detroit incident "an attempted act of terrorism"

Happy Holidays, DU

Generation Kill....Why these Wars Need to Stop... Revelations according to Johnny Cash

Generation Kill....Why these Wars Need to Stop... Revelations according to Johnny Cash

Generation Kill....Why these Wars Need to Stop... Revelations according to Johnny Cash

Good Analysis of Health Care Bills?

The vision of change is broad, but when you pass through it,

The Hesperus.

Some notes on the HCR

Some notes on the HCR

Incident on Delta/Northwest flight from Amsterdam to Detroit called terrorism

H1N1 and the Internet

Kids with Cancer Get Winter Wonderland from Building Trades Union Members

Kids with Cancer Get Winter Wonderland from Building Trades Union Members

Let's play pretend: Rahm Emanuel is gone.

Happy Holidays, Du'ers

David Brooks... Does anyone else see the problem?

Gay GOP Group Co-Sponsors Conservative Political Conference, But Not Allowed to Speak at It

This Place Is So Depressing Right Now

Ex-President Carter offers apology to Jews

Abortion poses barrier to reconciliation

War Vet: I Served 40 Months in Iraq, After Which I Didn't Want to Go Back Home

Orrin Hatch: Six years ago, "It was Standard Practice NOT to

HEALTH-CARE REFORM - I bet Ted Kennedy would be happy

HEALTH-CARE REFORM - I bet Ted Kennedy would be happy

Labor History Now Part of Wisconsin Public Education Standards

Mark Hurwitt Cartoon December 2009: Naughty or Nice

IRONY DEFINED -- Press, Lies and Videotape

New Republican Party Seals!

For those of us who will need to FLY in the comming days

AIG Execs Haven't Paid Back March Bonuses

Some end of the year thoughts from an old man

Is Angry Al (Franken) Gone?

Sometimes, Christmas just works out OK.

Salvation Army Major Shot in Front of Children (Little Rock)

Salvation Army Major Shot in Front of Children (Little Rock)

I believe in Santa Claus.

Seventh Grave Discovered at Bronze Age Dig Site

So...what would you say if you somehow came in touch with one of the people you despised?

Naomi Klein:NO LOGO. Incredibly great interview from WNYC on 10th Anniversary of her book.

GOP Spending hypocrisy? Say it ain't so Melvin.

Saint Obama lied SO F*UCKING WHAT?

Do you remember when you realized that Santa

Officials: Possible terror attack on Northwest jet

Happy Birthday, Mithras!

End of the year brings a crush of surgeries

Threshold to Cleopatra's mausoleum discovered off Alexandria coast

What is your criteria for deciding whether to recommend or unrecommended a post...

Health Care Reform Subsidy Calculator - A MUST see.

how about an INSURANCE strike

You betch your sweet ass we'll fix it later!!!

If free health care is possible in other countries..

What if 30% of American men aged 18 to 30 never flirted with a woman or asked for her phone number?

Happy Holidays, DUers.

Surprising developments in the NY EMT story.

Guitarist James Gurley dies at 69 (Big Brother & the Holding Co.: Janis Joplin's band)

Have a serious question here - What can one do at age 50 with a

In thanks to DU/GD for our intelligent discussions of cannabis policy: NORML's Top 10 List for 2009

The castration of liberal populism & the Dem ownership of Mandatory Corporate Ins is a GOP wet dream

Having had nearly a year to unwrap the shiny new administration we gave ourselves last year...

There is no such thing as free health care. No rational person is asking for free health care

Question: If we are required to contribute to the Medicare, how is the "mandate" unconstitutional?

JonBenet's father looking for leads in daughter's death 13 years later

Do you think either the Iraq or Afghan occupations will end in your lifetime?

Tough guy Freeper moron admits to committing felonies

William Daley warns democrats not to become too liberal

William Daley warns democrats not to become too liberal

Christmas lunch at my parents retirement village. An observation.

Nestle shuts Zimbabwe milk plant citing harassment

HO HO HO some Christmas shopping sales data petition to AG Holder: Investigate Rahm Emanuel

And MSNBC Calls themselves a "News" Network?

6 year old spends Christmas buying, giving blankets and food to homeless.

who get's to decide what stays and what goes in reconciliation of the 2 HCR bills?

Why do I have to create a thread to get a positive recommendation?

Hey, what did all of you ridiculous atheists do today?

Report Finds ACORN Broke No Laws

AP - "Democrats see GOP hypocrisy in health care debate"

Another Christmas where we wage war in a season of peace

The same asthma medication that costs $212.00/month in the US

Senate Dems hidden tax. Fines for people with no insurance will be $750/yr max

Woman Kills Thug, Then Flees on Subway

Arne offers money to push districts to turn failing schools into charters, or have private managers.

To appease conservatives, CPAC organizer promises that gay group won’t speak at the conference

XMAS-2009: PUBLIC OPTION "dead" only if *we the people* allow it to die!

Why we celebrate the winter solstice:

Republican Committee email greeting leaves out word "CHRISTmas!"!!!!1

"The Creationist Museum" in Kentucky With Exhibits On Dinosaurs In The Garden of Eden - Not Joking

Christmas SONG for Rahm Emanuel

Effort Begun to End Voting for Judges (a really big deal)

Woman fatally knifes thug in subway attack, then flees on F train

aren't people just sick of the lies?

aren't people just sick of the lies?

My new "generic" doesn't work, I've been up all night, and Wellpoint won't pay for the real thing

Should the health care bill as it is now be allowed to die and not pass?

Archaeological dig to reveal mystery Roman building in Chester

Man returns home to find his belongings gift-wrapped

Whole Foods CEO to Give up Title of Chairman

Owning an automobile is a choice, and thus mandating auto insurance is good. Health care is a right

Is a federal mandate to purchase health insurance considered far left or far right?


Maybe Huey Long had the solution to capitalism run amok.

any naturalists (no, not naturists) especially herpetologists around tonight?

LAPD Tells Discriminatory Boy Scouts To Take A Hike

Concessions from a "This Ain't HCR" wingnut

Time to lose the un-rec feature?

Remember the 401-K?? and the investor class for the masses?

Charlie Sheen beats up wife,arrested and spends Xmas in jail..

Vic Chesnutt Confirmed Dead From Apparent Suicide

Article One: Section 9 of the US Constitution

Kim Peek, the Real Rain Man, Has Died

Your FAVORITE Christmas show, Special, Etc..?


ok, I"m sick and tired of people here saying the far left and the far right are equal

ok, I"m sick and tired of people here saying the far left and the far right are equal

What's an appropriate response by men to the objectification of women in Hooters Restaurants?

When the middle class starts seeing extra money being withheld from their paychecks,

HCR Enforcement/Criminal Penalties: In my legal opinion, devastatingly EFFECTIVE

Let's face facts - Obama got in because the corporations WANTED him in

Just a song...


Its the Super Emo Friends!!!!

It's Christmas morning (12:30 AM). All is calm, but...

Do you hear what I hear?

"Beethoven's 9th Symphony (Ode To Joy)"- Pete Seeger


Do you suppose that after they got married

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy Holidays to those who do not.

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy Holidays to those who do not.

Help me!


My method for feeling a bit better about life here in the US


This dude is a ninja with a tape measure.

Christmas Laser Beam Cats

Sketchy Santas video

Q: Who is big and green and goes "Ho, ho, ho, BARF"?

C-3PO: Brilliant student of human behavior, or drama queen?

Speaking of Christmas movies - anybody else ever seen "The Bishop's Wife"

The Yule log is on WGN!

Not a scene from "Just Shoot Me" - They're figure skating to the Lord's Prayer on the Today Show!1

Trivia for A Christmas Story (1983)

YouTube - The Romantics - "What I Like About You"

Ah, Xmas morning after the Yule Log party - in a household with cats.

I took a photo with my Nikon Coolpix 5600 with the flash last Christmas

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation question

Sleeping in 'til 10 on Christmas morning. Priceless.

A Christmas Special on BBC Blackadder's Christmas Carol....

Awesome Christmas morning at the RP house!

white xmas in Dallas

My daughter got footie pajama(s) for a gift.

Deck us all with Boston Charlie ...

Deck us all with Boston Charlie ...

Chant of a poor man

Were you on the Naughty or Nice list this year?

Here is great old radio version of the Christmas Carol from December 24, 1939.

ahhh...xmas some JB in the coffee

Fear of self-parody is not a hobgoblin of big minds.

Where the hell is the Christmas football??!!??

I like this guy.

Merry Christmas DU!

My new Art blog

E-commerce questions...

Happy Holidays Everyone!

Well... the family Xmas starts in an hour.

YouTube - Put on yer codpiece and dance to Cameo, "Word Up"

The cats are stoned.

That news story about the unstoppable topless pope has me on the edge of my seat

I've said it before and I'll say it again...

YouTube - Tommy Tutone, "867-5309 (Jenny)," live on "Fridays," 1983

Firefighters revive cat trapped in house fire

YouTube - The Rascals, "Groovin'," reunion @ Atlantic Records 40th Anniversary

For Xmas, shittier health care!

Dilbert sums up the holiday...

my favorite part of avatar ***SPOILER ALERT***

Happy 43rd Anniversary, Mom and Dad!

I'm turning fifteen in two days.

"This is why we can't have nice things"


"They said there'll be snow at Christmas, they said there'll be peace on Earth..."

The oldest thing in your refrigerator was bought during

for all the DUers' furbabies who have passed...

the kid got me *going rouge* hehe

Visions of Johanna

I'm home

Star Trek Re-dubbed

the jesus rabbit magical cyclops brought me stuff and things for pagan cooptation rituals today!

An unconventional movie to watch this time of year. I guarantee you'll like it-

who received a political gift this year?

Christmas day is almost over but I would like to end it with these songs, enjoy.

Why does the the Emergency Alert System do its "required weekly tests" ten times a day, every day?

so this guy in a Palin 2012 tshirt jostled me in line at the flying J buffet downstate

Watching A Hard Days Night on VHF1 and it really mae me think

Another Perv looking up somebody's Skirt

Ever had a White Elephant gift exchange?

My 15 year old son opened his present. It is a netbook. Unbeknownst to me, I grabbed a pink one.


Go see Sherlock Holmes.

Does Everyone Know What a Falsetto Is?

Why is Orrex constantly interrupting the lounge with complaints?

Thanksgiving video Favs?

Okay- 4 of the 6 guests have left

family time blah blah..what did you score?

Incarcerated, Jailed, Imprisoned DUers with Internet Access: FALL IN!!!

10 Signs Your Kids Don't Like Their Christmas Presents

Merry Christmas from Trombone Shorty! (and Aaron Sorkin)

So what is everyone having for dinner today, we won't have our holiday meal until tomorrow night.

Does Everyone Know What an Innuendo Is?

Edwin Collins: Never Known a Girl Like You.

Is it bad to eat an egg a day?

The Muppets do "Carol Of The Bells"

I've been away... what happened to OMC?

What's the strangest gift you've received this year for the Holidays?

sigh , why do we have to grow old ...

Post your favorite movie or video dance numbers... Group and solo....

the perfect fender sound

Anybody See Any Good Movies Today?

Is it over yet?

Can you explain the difference between "paypal" and "papal"? n/t

Screw HCR. Something has to be done about giving ugly shirts and sweaters as Christmas gifts.

My niece got a WiiFit Plus for Xmas, we've been having a lot of fun with it!


George Bailey was an asshole, if you think about it

My Dad passed away yesterday.

Do you, or anyone you know, or anyone you even heard about, cut a Hershey's kiss before eating it?

CBO says estimated Medicare savings being double counted

Merry Christmas DU-P

Photos: An Obama Presidential Christmas, 2009

Eugene Robinson' terrific Christmas column

Christmas shopping lists, as rewritten by Obama, the GOP, corp Dems, Wall St. ,and Corporate America

What takes effect in 2010 thats is in the health care bill

Obama will ‘recharge’ on Hawaii vacation- Awesome coverage from Honolulu Advertiser (Including Pics)

Sept. 3, 2009: Pelosi: "A Bill Without a Strong Public Option Will Not Pass the House!"

A Step Forward on Health Care Reform

If you were a Senator on Thurs. morning, would you have voted for the health care bill?

Krugman: "Progressives should congratulate themselves on a big win for them and for America"

"31 Million Reasons to Support This Bill"

Comparing the House and the Senate Health Care Proposals

Comparing the House and the Senate Health Care Proposals

Senate version of healthcare reform represents giant step forward

Can the government order individuals to purchase life insurance from private corporations?

Merry Xmas and a very successful new year MR PRESIDENT

I have a question on the subsidy

Federal Estate and Gift Taxes

Victory at What Cost?

My Pet "O"at

One thing seems certain to me: The mandate is going to end up in the Supreme Court

Health Care: The Rise of the Corporatist Dictatorship.

Did someone say Obama is losing Democrats?

Do u think Obama supports mandates becuz he knows they can be challenged in court?

The Left's Fatal Abstraction

Finally, finally the fruits of NAFTA are coming our way...

Yeah, I know, I need my tinfoil hat. But, does anyone else seem to think

Peter King seems a lil sad almost that this guy didn't blow up an Airplane so he can blame Obama

How to Push Obama

Not good news for the RW or anyone counting on mandates being unconstitutional

Sigh, I'll ask again; What could Obama do to legally FORCE Nelson or Lieberman to vote his way?

Obama Year One

Senate confirms L.A. attorney Dolly Gee...first Chinese-American woman on federal bench

Yeah, That Plan Won't Work

Whole Foods CEO to give up title of chairman

NY Times: Health Care Changes Wouldn’t Have Big Effect for Many

Hamsher: DEAD wrong -What it means to White Water the administration

Bipartanships sucks and doesn't work. When will Obama learn?

Here's what to do: Pay the fine instead of the premiums until you find out

A story about Rahm, the Democratic establishment and John Kerry

If we got rid of private insurance and mandated public insurance wouldn't that be a tax?

OMG, this is rich

When so-called progressives advocate that Norquist is right

President Obama said that the Public Option was needed to keep insurance companies honest.

"Paul Krugman today urges progressives to 'congratulate themselves'"

This is not a Liberal America, This is not a Conservative America.....

Obama's Game-Changing Win

Daily Kos Diary by a Doctor: What the Health Care Bill Means to Me

The WhiteHouse Responds To Jane Hamsher

The Math - How To Pass Reform Through Congress - The Math and the Minefield

GOP aide gets caught posting on liberal websites......................PRETENDING TO BE A PROGRESSIVE

Many of us have HAD IT with Hamsher/Huffington and their naysaying.

From Daily KoS, why Norquist should NEVER be the ally of any Democrat/Liberal/Progressive

Under the radar, Obama pushes for Patriot Act renewal

Thank you to everyone who posted such kind and thoughtful

A big step on health care

Sen. Bernie Sanders Talks About Health Care

Pope knocked down at Christmas Eve Mass

Pope knocked down at Christmas Eve Mass

Passenger Said to Set Off Firecracker on Detroit-Bound Plane

Woman fatally knifes thug in subway attack, then flees on F train

Woman fatally knifes thug in subway attack, then flees on F train

Free Health Care in Paraguay

Salvation Army major shot in front of children

Tidings of Comfort

New Taliban video shows captive US soldier

2 dead, 1 wounded in Louisiana office shooting

Whole Foods CEO to Give up Title of Chairman

Salvation Army Major Shot in Front of Children (Little Rock)

Christmas rains bring drought relief for Australian farmers (most rain in 9 years)

Fireworks set off aboard airliner

Vatican to review security after papal knock-down

Senate Bill Could Hurt Insurers At Least Initially

Radical Yemeni Cleric Believed Unhurt in Airstrike

Obamas thank military in Christmas message

Bin Laden daughter 'in Saudi embassy in Iran'

Officials: Possible terror attack on Northwest jet

US boosts air security after possible airliner bombing attempt

AP sources: Al-Qaida link in failed plane attack

Generics cos in the cold as big pharma has its way in US

Democrats see GOP hypocrisy in health care debate

Catholic Group Supports Senate on Abortion Aid

Fraud, false aid, false charity, false food aid -Ezili Dantò reviews Timothy T. Schwartz's book

Obama's "Defense" Spending Tops All 50 States Combined

"Twas The Night Before Christmas"

Ollie North: Christmas Present?

Cheney Advises the Pope to Torture His Attacker

The Family and Taiwan

Deficit & Debt: The Republican Legacy

Disorder on the Border: Saudi Arabia’s War Inside Yemen

Palin: I'm Not the Biggest Liar of the Year

How the Bankers Stole Christmas

What Happened To All Those GOP Ideas?

Tidings of Comfort

Tidings of Comfort (Krugman article)

Crises multiply for divided Yemen

The Shinola Stops Here

"Deck Us All With Bankers' Folly" WEE Christmas Weekend December 25-27, 2009

Michele Bachmann: Welfare Queen

Hedge fund manager makes $2.5 billion betting on US bailout of Wall Street

Imperfection is a start

Sarah Palin: Pitiful, Sniveling, Coward Of The Year

World's Sole Military Superpower's 2 Million-Troop, $1 Trillion Wars

The Spirit of Christmas

Merry Christmas Democratic Underground.

A wish for the holidays - Better Days

Merry Secularistmas everybody!

Mr. RashBone's Christmas Poem... Merry Christmas!

We Wish You A Reggae Christmas!

Soul Empowerment Solstice enlightenment and abundance

Winter Solstice 2009 - One For The Sun

Christmas Wishes From President Barack Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama

Greg Lake-I Believe In Father Christmas

Taliban tape of PFC Bowe Bergdahl - Part 1

A Message to World Leaders from Global Youth

Taliban tape of PFC Bowe Bergdahl - Part 2

The Conservative Position On Health Care Reform

Merry Christmas, America. From the Obamas.

Taliban tape of PFC Bowe Bergdahl - Part 3

Pope Benedict Pulled Down At Christmas Mass

The Three Wise Men Arguing

13 yr old Hindu girl speaks out against Anti-India forces at a VHP rally

"On The Edge," Max Keiser screams at Dylan Ratigan for Apologizing to Lobbyists

Senate Health Care Bill: Your Worst Nightmare

Happy Xmas (War is Over) - Melissa Etheridge

Oh come all ye tea baggers

Young Turks: Is Michele Bachmann a Welfare Queen?

TYT: Jane Hamsher Hits Rahm Emmanuel Over the Head!

Baucus shouts down Wicker on health care

Drumbeat: December 25, 2009

Blinding lasers, acid used in whaling clashes

EnergySolutions defends foreign nuclear waste plan

The rebirth of cold fusion

Merry Christmas to all my E/E friends

NY Times: Many So Called "Green Technologies" Depend On Nasty Mines In China.

There has never been a 32 point 4th quarter comeback in the NFL

Interesting comment about the Philadelphia Eagles...

Merry Christmas Forumites!

Interesting factoid about the Bay Area the may only interest me..

The JR Chess Report (Christmas Day): Grischuk and Galliamova Lead Superfinals in Moscow

Player of the Year: Ndamukong Suh, Husker

Free Health Care in Paraguay

Disturbing the Peace of the Graveyard (special focus on Honduras)

Venezuelan discontent over power cuts

Happy day off.

Son of shooting victim: Revenge is not for Jews

Some recent bad guys that were on the wrong end of a shooting.

Birmingham police release account of East Lake robbery, slaying

Dickens "A Christmas Carol" retold as "A Gun-Rights Christmas Carol"

Man Shoots, Kills Woman Robber With Her Own Gun in Gun-Free Chicago

Some really good info for those of you that want to ban guns


Today in Labor History Dec 25 A dynamite bomb destroyed a portion of the Llewellyn Ironworks in LA

United Steel Workers Spend Christmas Still On Strike At Vale Inco

Five Hundred Horizon Flight Attendants Ratify Contract

Hawaii Tribune-Herald Workers Face Cancellation Of Their Labor Contract

National Nurses United Says Senate Bill Solidifies Status Quo – Push For Real Reform Will Continue

Local workers hand out chicken soup at health care demonstration aimed at U.S. Rep. Tim Holden, D-17

Open Media: Angelica Textile Plant Workers Strike for Increased Wages, Pension & Health Benefits

Politico: For labor, there's always next year

Plan to tax 'Cadillac plans' splits Democrats

LA Times: Yahoo to shut down most operations for a week to cut costs

Christmas Candlelight Service

A couple future DU Photographers

Raining? In Alaska? On CHRISTMAS???!

Merry Christmas!

Chimps use cleavers and anvils as tools to chop food (BBC)

NASA Releases Lost Apollo 11 Video Final Report, Apollo Lunar Camera Developer, Lebar, Dies Same Day

North Magnetic Pole Moving East Due to Core Flux

Voyager Unveils the Mystery of the Interstellar Fluff from Hell

Gay Voice Forum Link

What would the Earth look like if it had a ring system like Saturn?

Santa brought me a Nikon D90 this year.....Omg.

I got me a New Sig For Christmas and I'm excited about it!

Honolulu Advertiser's extensive coverage of the Obamas in Hawaii


Support this thread if you haven't--I recc'd but it was futile

You might enjoy this video

Happy Holidays/ Late Solstice!..and piling onto other's karma/solstice threads...

President Obama is kind of special to me

Vitamin D Linked to Survival in Lymphoma Patients: strongest findings yet

Anatomy of A Brain Fart

Before leaving on my way to Parent's for Xmas Dinner......

Recovering Catholics - We Were Right - The Pope Is NOT Infallible!

Virgin Mary sighting a glimpse of hope for Egypt Christians

Jesus in Islam

Pope knocked down at Christmas Eve Mass

Atheist Tree of Knowledge under attack

Autism Spectrum Disorders and religious belief

Richard Dawkins: Open Your Eyes

Are there any liberal Christians left in here?

Unintentional dup - please delete

Leg of lamb is in the oven

What food (or foodie) gift(s) did you receive for Christmas?

Hey Pipoman, share your Christmas menu with us. Always makes