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Archives: December 26, 2009

For those who are centrist/conservadems that says we are being too liberal - 4 words...

For those who are centrist/conservadems that says we are being too liberal - 4 words...

Dental chewing gum may go to war

How much do you all want to bet RimJob's little message board is going nuts tonight?

Man who reunited with dog has died

Celebrity deaths of 2009

Post a pic of your Christmas haul.

Just for fun tonight: Top Pet Names Of 2009 Released (for dogs/cats)

Just for fun tonight: Top Pet Names Of 2009 Released (for dogs/cats)

Just for fun tonight: Top Pet Names Of 2009 Released (for dogs/cats)

Just for fun tonight: Top Pet Names Of 2009 Released (for dogs/cats)

Are they really old favorites?

Are they really old favorites?

Ugandan president will soften anti-gay bill

Our Newly Atheist President?

Voice Of "Top Cat" ,"Chunky" Candy Commercials Has Died (also in It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World)

Imam Says Fort Hood Killer Asked about Killing GIs a Year Ago

Happy Holidays !! from Liberty or Death

thanks for the christmas gift, socialist china

So I went to see AVATAR tonight - AGAIN!

South sees new pull via Census

The politics of the Seoul Olympics

Seniors involuntarily funding financial bailout, thanks administration, you know who you are

2009: The highs and lows of the year for Indians living overseas.

Do Computers Understand Art?

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

Republican Deficit Hypocrisy

"Christmas" is over. Gone for another year.

I'm convinced, Scrooge was a republican,

They're Building Nuclear Missile Parts in Woodstock? You Can't Escape America's War Economy.

They're Building Nuclear Missile Parts in Woodstock? You Can't Escape America's War Economy.

I think I am a right wing liberal.

CNN and Gov't Gabble-degook

Jenna Bush on Jay Leno.

Lula-Chávez alliance: A risky game - from El Universal in Caracas

Lula-Chávez alliance: A risky game - from El Universal in Caracas

So Does FAUX have old DICK Booked

Remembering the tsunami: 'We'll never really forget'

I've been isolated from the world for the last 48 hours. What's going on?

"Plants and animals race for survival as climate change creeps across the globe..."

Polar opposite opinions on HCR bill from 2 newspapers : Links

United Airlines Bans Antlers and Then Un-Bans Them

Grover Norquist does not have your best interests at heart

What about poll votes counting as a "weak kick" to threads?

Veterans decry closing of clinic

President Obama does the right thing for Native Americans (where three presidents failed to)

Bloom County

Why I am disappointed (what we could have had)

Vatican's newspaper thinks "The Simpsons" are an okely dokely bunch.

Ten years of conflict and economic chicanery (and a fragile promise of change).

If the HCR bill is so crappy, then why

The Cost of Care

Body Of Missing Maryland Girl Found In Woods

Canada implements new airport/flying security measures

Today's Doonesbury (TOON)

Visualization is Important.

Healthcare Reform a Constitutional travesty? ...

Banks Bundled Bad Debt, Bet Against It and Won

Finally, words from the hero of Fl. 253: Jasper Schuringa, an Amsterdam filmmaker

We're in the process of swallowing it. We don't have a choice. Sorry to be so blunt. nt

Paying for Chronic Diseases.. the map

The most progressive legislation you will see will be no more progressive than Ben Nelson

21st century's first decade is slipping away without leaving its name

270,000 of apples on a subway train ..

Have the Cheneys commented on the terrorism attempt? They surely have one...

New Year's Resolutions? Got any good ones? DU-able ones?

So the suspect's family works for the US Embassy in Nigeria

Bank Chairman's Son Identified as US Plane Attempted Bomber - Father reported him to US Authorities

Noticed something on the local paper this morning

Senate and House Health Insurance Reform Comparisons

What new security measure will airline passengers face after yesterday's bombing attempt?

A chance stop in the snow leads to miracle rescue of woman

Chicago Style Sausage making

Woman Sues Healthcare Company, Claiming She was Fired for Donating Kidney

Currently on vacation in Hawaii, & have seen good bit of

Getting paid to speak

Hey Alex the Twit

So what makes a good Democrat?

Bidens unexpectedly visit Walter Reed

Bidens unexpectedly visit Walter Reed

Certain LG Refrigerator-Freezer Models To Lose ENERGY STAR Label

Latest terror incident disclosures: Stupid or Shrewd?

FAA Spent $5 Million on Christmas Parties

Ratfucking- Apparently DU Needs A Refresher Course What With Support For Norquist's "Investigation"

Greenwald: Today's New York Times photos of Obama and Dean illustrate "Beltway cliche #1"

Greenwald: Today's New York Times photos of Obama and Dean illustrate "Beltway cliche #1"

Perspective on the Health Care Debate..

Yahoo! Fails Again to Stop Lawsuit Over Nude Photos

Amazing how our new TSA security rules are put in place only *after* an incident.

Your organic food: Made in China Part 1. Why you should give a hill of beans about it

India governor, 86, resigns after 3-woman sex tape

The 4WD with seats made of whale penis.. (those wacky Russians)

I was on a North West flight just months before 9 /11

Christmas Treats - pics

Clapping Harder will not make Jane Hamsher right. No matter who says.

Blaming The Financial Meltdown On Freddie Mac Is A RightWing Tactic. Just Because You Don't Like

Could Obama put the public option in the bill in a signing statement?

The HCR bill debate.

Now that Olympics are over...China imprisons dissident for ELEVEN YEARS

Hey guess what United States Government...

A question for those that believe our government is run by corporate sell outs

let me share my wifes and my for some reason favorite X-mas

PSA: Even a broken clock is right twice a day.

Saw "Avatar" last night. There's good news and bad news.

Firedoglake's sh*thead has turned comments off :-)

Firedoglake's sh*thead has turned comments off :-)

Why is there more anti-choice propaganda in poorer neighborhoods?

"The Young Turks"

Short term DU members with extremely high post counts

President and First Lady Obama greet Marines in Kailua, HI on Christmas Day - pics

Let's not spread misinformation regarding the Charlie Sheen domestic violence arrest

I think Norquist and his ilk are working on destroying the label "progressive" in the same way the R

The lingering Bush legacy: What to do about those tax cuts

YOU be the judge

Mr. President: The Republicans Want To Destroy You

Free books on

Free books on

Just a tad hypocritical don't ya think?

Just a tad hypocritical don't ya think?

lol. So I venture into freeperville and there are two threads on "Avatar" up....

What a weekend

Rules on calling out members with low-post count

Taxpayers Help Goldman Sachs build New Skyscraper

There are so many new people (all with 400-600 posts) that seem to do nothing but create dissention.

Jane Hamsher's pal: "Today, Grover Norquist and I are calling for an investigation into Rahm..."

Catch me if you can: 'Barefoot bandit' eludes US police

Any Republicans Celebrating the Health Care Bill?

Photos: Suspect, and 'Hero' Jasper Schuringa in Flight 253 Attack (Towleroad)

Terror alerts issued in Indian cities

Good thing we invaded Iraq

An easy waytp make the HCR Bill better (no cost and easy!)

When they "feel me up" at the airport....

"A Christmas Story" Movie - A Friend E-mailed Me That They Saw It For The FIRST TIME EVER Today

Help, I'm having a little trouble sorting out this Jane Hamsher row

Simply Put- The "Investigate Rahm" Movement's Sole Purpose Is To Destroy The Obama Adminstration

The Struggle to Build a Fighting Union in Chicago

how will the house and senate bills on HCR be merged? How does that process work?

Could a administrator please contact me and tell me why my topic was removed?

How did a firecracker get through security at the airport?

*Sunshine Again!*

*Sunshine Again!*

The solution to flying safety?

Essentially Washington to Richmond at a rate of about 12.5 miles a year

Any intelligent person can tell you that spending a lot of money on airport security is bullshit.

Activist who denounced Mexico border killings dies

Dog helps, comforts disabled man

How to Make a 'Hamquist' Sandwich

today is "boxing day" up north. so canadians can legally punch anyone they choose to?

Why is rethuglican Peter King the point man for

US agrees $6m pay cheques for Fannie and Freddie bosses

US agrees $6m pay cheques for Fannie and Freddie bosses

More trends

The liquid ban on airplanes is totally worthless!

Few supporters for Neb. drinking liability law

terra preta.. an answer to carbon dioxide overload?

Sunday talk shows

California man sues for return of medical pot cop confiscated

When they will catch on? Bob Casey is now target of the anti-abortion movement.

Faux Nutwork is poutraged over the failed Fire in the Hole Pantsbomber "Attack"..

Lay off Bernie Sanders people

Uh Oh! BREAKING : Obama PDB 12/22/09 "Dumbass determined to set pants afire over Lake Erie"

Obama can influence the Supreme Court?

Focus On the Family Denounces Uganda’s Anti-Gay Bill

Jane Hamsher, Rahm Emmanuel & Grover Norquist

Maureen Dowd's column on 12/23

Does anyone think Abstinence-only education really works? Anyone?

SPECTER Looks To Revive 9/11 SUITS Against Saudis

I have no problems with the "Kill the Bill" club

Jodette's Belly Dancing Academy - Sacramento tradition assisting the needy

A book all young men should read: "The Manipulated Man (1971)"

Why hasn't Wesley Clark been eviscerated yet?

Goldman and Sachs execs should be in jail and Geithner should be

Firedoglake readership grows 12% last week, 39% last month

Investigating the chief of staff *cough-cough*

New security precautions in the wake of the 12/25 terror attack

After foiled terror plot, hard not to see logic for invading Iraq a second time.

freeper optimism :lol:

Have we at DU adopted "The Bush Doctrine, Part II"?

DU is a very strange place

An old republician saying.

Africa: Drying, Drying, Disappearing…

Are we going to see a HOMELESS person nominated Person Of The Year some day

Two Roseville Safeway Stores Left Unlocked - Police Say Items Taken Were Paid For

We needed a new corkscrew, and didn't want one made in China

veggie seeds and Glen Beck

Washington Post Sunday editorial: Obama admin. redefining human rights

Blankets put the fire out. DHS: Passengers must surrender blankets in final hour of flight.

Airlines: New rules keep passengers in seats

Should Rahm Emanuel be investigated?

FDA says Nestle drinks not 'medical food'

Instead of Kill the Bill we should be demanding, "SCRAP THE CRAP"

Bomb material were sewn into the suspect's underwear!

Senate Fails To Confirm Some Of Obama’s Key Progressive Nominations

Senate Fails To Confirm Some Of Obama’s Key Progressive Nominations

Vic Chesnutt was worried about how to pay for medical bills before suicide

The Medical Cost No One Wants to Talk About

After months of calling Obama and Dems "nazis", righties freak out when they are called racists

Should we go back to having limits on how many threads one poster can post within a 24 hr period?

In Bailey, a precious link (saw two soldiers standing outside, and knew)

The terrorist attempt has been getting wall to wall coverage

Pennsylvania Walmart Sued for Videotaping Employees, Customers in Bathroom

A Note to Jane Hamsher: The enemy of your enemy

A Note to Jane Hamsher: The enemy of your enemy

I have to say it really makes me sick to see some people turn their backs on our Constitution

Awwwwwwwwwwww - what a cute snow baby!

So when do we invade Yemen?

So when do we invade Yemen?

More dubious practices from the gates foundation

Am I in the right party?

What value does the insurance industry add to our healthcare?

The only way the "left" can defeat the "centrist" corporatists is to take

Time to stop the bickering and unite to FIGHT, to make the reconciliation bill better.

Charlie Sheen falsley accused of domestic violence

Why do right wingers always talk about "freedom?" Against Filibuster Before They Were For It

We’re supposed to be scared of this?

On the assumptions that people make about critics of Obama and the Dems on the left

Dammit! Make everyone fly NAKED!!! Nothing dangerous will get on the plane...

"The Profit"

Peter "The Leaker" Hoekstra (R-MI) says Detroit wasn't the target

Another the plane failed..

Handwriting Is History

Pay employers who hire the unemployed

Pay employers who hire the unemployed

The problem with the war on terror

R.I.P. House of Representatives

Mr President, Have you no shame?

Unwed heterosexual couples seek benefits

Please give some thought to the homeless this Holiday Season

DK - click on this if you care about his views on current issues

"RANdom CAPITALIzATION": Weingarten schools a freeper hate mailer

I'm curious what DUers who wanted the HCR bill to fail think would happen if it failed.

"If an Agent Knocks"

Grover Fucking Norquist

Corporatist bi-partisanship = inclusiveness; Populist bi-partisanship = lying with dogs.

Dennis Kucinich: US War Presidents ignore Congress & Constitution

The Universe. Learn what the word "Awesome" really means...

It Should Be Obvious to Everyone by Now: The War on Terror Is a Failure!!!!

Revolutionary operation could 'cure' high blood pressure

Lambda Legal on the Obama administration denying court-ordered spousal benefits to lesbian partner

Lambda Legal on the Obama administration denying court-ordered spousal benefits to lesbian partner

Why the left must be willing to stand on principle, even if it means losing a battle

Wanna bet these become an airport standard in the US by 2010? Virtual Strip Search machines..

Wanna bet these become an airport standard in the US by 2010? Virtual Strip Search machines..

How do you make a living???

Paul Krugman - "Tidings of Comfort" Praises Progressive Critics Of Health Care Reform AND Passage

" I want to congratulate Sonia Sotomayor"

First, it was Kucinich. Then it was Dean. Now, it's Jane Hamsher.

The Year Of Living Cautiously

I suspect the outrage-o'meter is going to go off the charts with

Locking the barn door after the horse got away

Gov. Paterson says teachers' unions "can scream all they want"

Chris Floyd on Instant Karma: New US War Target (Yemen!) Gets Its Own Terror Icon (Yemen-Trained!)

Repost: In Silence, Obama & the Supreme Court imperil Human Liberty with a Sentence

So I'm getting on a plane tomorrow morning. Should I leave my fireworks here?

Kindle is most gifted Amazon item, ever

Has America slipped into a pre-fascist state empowering greedy oligarchs & corporate elites?

Ex-CIA Operative Warns of Terror Attack

Jane Hamsher, Grover Norquist Call for Rahm Emanuel’s Resignation

Long-time DU members with low post counts

The Terrible Advice: Never Talk to the Police

DKos: "Corporatism"

If Jane Hamsher of Firedog Lake is teaming up with

I'm noticing a trend:

A flat touchscreen tablet called the XO-3

See y'all in a month or so...medical update..

Rahm: Passing Health Care Will Be Just Like Passing NAFTA - FireDogLake

On Christmas Eve: Massive bailouts to Big Ins/Big Pharma by Senate AND to Freddie/Fannie by WH

On Christmas Eve: Massive bailouts to Big Ins/Big Pharma by Senate AND to Freddie/Fannie by WH

Gore Vidal on Teddy Roosevelt: Give a sissy a gun.....

Joining in the holiday DU navel gazing, a few, simple Progressive steps toward Respect and Community

Challenge to the health insurance bill supporters. (WARNING: No politics thread)

Dragonball Z Christmas

Weirdest. Stop Motion. Ever.

so it was a wonderful x-mas

Merry X-mas to you lounge lizards. I don't post much, but I do check

I just watched a tear-jerker of a documentary called "Maxed Out"

Charlie Sheen arrested in domestic dispute, police say

Batman Christmas

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/26/09

Could someone capture this P. Hilton pic ?

You need to smile, laugh, have joy and dance!

Christmas Day NBA games

Money is the Best Gift.

My whole body hurts.

So who else loves Glee?

I found two great old Carpenters Christmas shows from 1977 and 1978.

Comfort Zone

Vic Chesnutt has died

miss_american_pie appreciation thread (I have an ulterior motive for this)

So I got "gold frankincense and myrrh soap" for Christmas.

Boxing Day Poll

My Christmas gift to that will come in handy when posting in GD & GD-P.

I'm drinking an MGD 64, smoking a little, and listening to Judas Priest. Is that so wrong?

Christmas Treats - pics

Get up. Run out your front door. Keep running. Do not look back.

PSA: Divorced Parents and the Holidays

"The Young Turks"

Happy Boxing Day!!

Funniest Aqua Teen Hunger Force Audio: Twas the night before Jesus

A truly great film, Harvie Krumpet

I am just curious about something...

Urban Meyer stepping down as Florida coach

Breaking: major train derailment!

Saw "Avatar" last night. There's good news and bad news.

I'm sorry to beat a dead horse...

Why does Gmail flag 'Gmail' as a misspelling?

*You!* *Will!* *Watch!* *This!*


Wow...advice needed....I slept in a bad position or something...

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays to all my fellow DU'ers..what did you guys

I lost my volunteer job at the SPCA today

Where's Harvey Dent!

5 years and up?

It's time for another exciting round of "What's For Day After Christmas Dinner, DU?" Photo Edition!

Can I show off the pair of underpants my wife got me for xmas?

Breaking: Nigerian Terror Suspect Also Linked to Long-Running E-mail Scam

Uncensored. Hooters Calendar 2010

When you "have your work cut out for you" ...

Too bad you missed out on the way that I drive it.

good and bad art

Guilt. We're moving, and I have been regularly feeding a feral cat...

I know many of you enjoy pictures of kitties, so here is a picture of a kitty. Enjoy.

Oh heavens!! It appears that a breeze has blown through an open window and scattered my doilies!

The sunrise this morning was beautiful!

I hope you enjoyed your Xmas. I got absolutely no gifts this year..

a boxing day present for julie newmar fans.....

Going to see "It's Complicated" tonight. Anybody seen it?

Hearts, darts, charades, scrabble, dancing, skits, fireworks, food, bonfire



New to the Visuel Kei scene

Which Sake would you have to try ?

Cheers lightningandsnowj! pics of me right now

Had 2nd round of Chemo Wed. Today I am exhausted

I just watched the best movie ever! No, not that one...

I have just completed arranging all of my doilies so they would not be scattered willy-nilly.

Ministry..... it is time for Ministry

Listen, why don't you do something constructive instead of sitting here hitting "refresh" all day?

Godzilla vs. SpaceGodzilla... no idea why but here it is all 106minutes

Anyone here ever had to deal with intestinal polyps?

I keep looking for LOL Cats...but it was Friday and today it's Saturday and

Tried to get a new account with Photobucket....

My daughter is moving to Brooklyn next month

Dear McDonald's: What the fuck do Big Macs have to do with 'Avatar'?

Recommending a good movie: "Walkabout" from 1971 with Jenny Aguttar.

Happy Holiday THIS ...

Paris Hilton Chihuahua Fad Leads to California Shelters Dumping Chihuahuas in Colorado

Next U. of Florida head football coach?

imagine shopping on Christmas Eve

Pics from India:

Will the explosives-in-underwear terror event inspire naughty undies?

Just for fun tonight: Top Pet Names Of 2009 Released (for dogs/cats)

I've been giving my cat a pill twice per day, ask me anything

Nielson wants to know what television we watch

I've had an irregular heartbeat all day...

can i show off the beautiful ring my husband gave me?

Wow, I'm just over 50 posts away from 20,000!

Outer Space Astronauts!

Tonight I became a hypocrite, with a little help from loved ones.


Post a pic of your Christmas haul.

a good set of tweezers is worth its weight in gold

Does anyone have any horseradish?

I've decided to go fuck myself

Picture thread

Avatar in a sentence. * Possible Spoilers*

Best Ginger Ale / Ginger Beer?

Wishing you alll good things in 2010...

How to best create change

GOP lawmakers change tune on costly health plans (hypocrites)

Can someone explain this? Subsidies don't kick in for years

Pete Hoekstra, Shameless Buffoon

The Global War on Terror is a ruse for Western imperialism

If you support the hcr bill don't complain to me about the record profits the

Lawmakers Reject Arguments on Constitutionality, Pass Health Care Reform Bill

If Repugs had wanted bipartisan HCR, maybe they should have donated to Democratic coffers?

First Family makes surprise visit to military members (VIDEO)

The Hill: Senate Centrists Set Strict Guidelines for Senate-House Healthcare Talks

Wendell Potter: Why I'm Not Joining the Call to "Kill the Bill"

States With Expanded Health Coverage Fight Bill

Bush Dog Democrats used blackmail. How to make them pay?

After health care, we need Senate reform

AP:GOP Lawmakers Flip Flop On Costly Health Plans

Krugman: "Why The Public Option Matters"

Don't derive your views from reaction and devotion to personages

Anyone else not officially in the Kill Bill Caucus but so scared of the piece of crap

The reason I think the Kill The Bill Club are so wrong.. is that we do not even have a final fill

For the record, I never actually WANTED a pony

Why Questions and Challenges are important BEFORE something is a "done deal" NOT After

Is this what DU has come to?

Authority to Spy on Americans Unclear as Patriot Act Expires [abc News]

A basic fact, The Congress is controlled by the Dems, but the Senate is right of center

Cenk is not even funny and makes trival commentary on his too-long show.

which bipartisanship is worse?

Has this whole month been about DRIVING THE LEFT OUT?

US Offical said that Terror suspect "talking a lot"

Your Current Insurance Status + Feelings On The HCR Bill

Why do Conservatiuve Democratic Congresspeople support a mandate but kill public health coverage?

Why do Conservatiuve Democratic Congresspeople support a mandate but kill public health coverage?

You know, even I am not everything I'd like me to be.

The fate of HCR

A socialist, communist, corporatist, fascist, mandate?

Drag ornament sparks "controversy" on Obama's Tree

HCR Bill - a Frenchman's viewpoint

Yet another excellent progressive move by Obama, that "progressives" obviously chose to ignore

Here's why we need a Public Option tied into medicare repayment: Hospitals, the real culprits.

What an Asshole...

When there was an attack on Bush's watch, Dems gave him more power. The GOP will impeach Obama.

Please email Rep.hoekstra

What's Done Is Done on HCR

What's Done Is Done on HCR

Quick call Obama receives an update

MSM & Peter King beating on Obama for not speaking

Why the health care bill is the greatest social achievement of our time.

If Jane Hamsher helped get rid of Rahm Emmanuel I'd be dancing in the streets.

New TSA rules will be proven unworkable I give it about 5 days!


In your opinion, does the HCR bill have some beneficial aspects for poor or middle class Americans?

The more Liberals defend the HCR Bill that passed the Senate

Patriot Act expiring + firecrackers on airplane = agitprop

Pres. Obama's lack of strict Ideology and how it bugs his many idelogical critics

Jane Hampshire, meet Scott Ritter

The Friend of my Enemy is my Enemy, and believe you me, an Enemy he is!

Islamiana is expanding....

I so appreciate how Obama handles terrorism

Noboby here really qualifies as "far left"

Larry King about Terror attack

Investigate pro-bill politicians and others to see who got what $$ from Big Health?

Investigate pro-bill politicians and others to see who got what $$ from Big Health?

Has Obama Totally Rebuffed The Left Half Of The Democratic Party?

Krugman: "this is a major program to aid lower- and lower-middle-income families"

Charlie Sheen arrested in domestic dispute, police say

Asia marks tsunami anniversary

Va. lab IDs Argentine 'dirty war' victims by DNA

GOP lawmakers change tune on costly health plans

US cancels controversial Iraq pregnancy rules

Meyer to coach final game at Sugar Bowl

Meyer to coach final game at Sugar Bowl

Pakistan officials: Suspected US missiles kill 3

Journalist killed in Mexico, 12th case in 2009

U.S. Charges Suspect, Eyeing Link to Qaeda in Yemen

Activist who denounced Mexico border killings dies

Venezuelan Seeks to Revive anti-Chavez Movement

Venezuelan discontent over power cuts

Terror suspect Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab rigged underwear with explosives to bring down Flight 253

Kindle is most gifted Amazon item, ever

NATO: Taliban commander killed

Last Kon-Tiki raft crewman Knut Haugland dies

Suspect was on terror list, but not no-fly list

Obamas visit troops at Hawaii base's Christmas feast

NATO: US service member killed in Afghanistan

Investigators: Northwest Bomb Plot Planned by al Qaeda in Yemen

Kidnapped 5-year-old Natalie rescued by police

Elite U.S. Force Expanding Hunt in Afghanistan

NBC: All passengers must be seated one hour before flights arrive

Colorado resort legalises cannabis, but not on the ski slopes (Breckenridge=Amsterdam of the Rockies

D.C. Airport Flooded: Some Gates Closed, Terminal Evacuated

Iranian student killed in riots named 'person of the year'

U.S. Missionary Illegally Marches Into North Korea

Passenger tells of stopping terror suspect

Suspect’s Father Told U.S. of Son’s Extremism - NYT

My girlfriend just dumped me for getting upset...

Uganda's oil, and gay death penalty, may rival Saudi Arabia's

Kosher Christmas (Hal Cohen)

The Award for Nonexcellence in Climate Journalism Goes To ...

The Dissolution

2009 Economic Year in Review: The Recovery Has Started

Feds Missed Red Flags: Terrorist Suspect Was on Nigerian Spam List

My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" (Part 1)

Muslims Must Not Pay Price for Europe’s Identity Crisis (Ramzy Baroud)

Dowd: Is There a Real McCain ?

ACORN Broke No Laws - Dems Still Threw Them Under the Bus

Can We Rescue the Republic Before the Dark Politics Take Over?

Still Trying to Monopolize the Arabian Peninsula

An Imperfect Stride Towards Justice (Sen. Jeff Merkley , D - Oregon)

My stepmother, the conservative

Part 2 WWE Christmas Weekend "Do You See What I See?" December 26-27, 2009

Dan Bern for President

"The Secret of Oz" trailer - How to Fix the 2010 Depression

Crooks & Liars - Catholic Hospitals: We're Okay With Health-Care Compromise

Crooks & Liars: A Cap On Health Care, 'Unlimited' Assistance for Housing Agencies. Whee!

Tell Budweiser To Quit The Chamber Of Commerce

Communist Christmas

Young Turks: Republican Calls Dem's Dead Son 'A Homo'

Gaza aid held-up in Jordan

Ad reminds Obama of his support for public option & opposing mandate

Israeli policy leaves family stranded

A Special Holiday Message From Thom Hartmann

Kucinich: America can no longer afford war-based economy

"Plants & Animals Race for Survival, with Global Climate Change"

Top Ten Green Stories Of The 00s - Grist

Pune, India - 64 Fish Species Recorded In Upper Mula River, 6 In Lower, Thanks To Detergents

Study Projects 47% Of All Kolkatta (Calcutta) Residents Have Lung Spots Showing Tissue Death

Grist : The Moral Equivalent of Slavery

C'mon everybody. Do the Chevy Volt Dance

The San Antonio Nuclear Expansion Soap Opera plot thickens.

Pipeline approved to pump Tar sands oil form Canada. (Note to CARB: wake up folks!)

Pacific Ocean Temperatures Approaching Those Of Record 97-98 El Nino - Reuters

S. Korean Meteorological Agency Issues Yellow Dust Warning As Storm Crosses From China - AFP

Ron Artest injured after tripping over box, falling down stairs

Meyer to coach final game at Sugar Bowl

Meyer stepping down at UF

Meyer to coach final game at Sugar Bowl

please, please, someone beat UConn!

Gore looks for 49er rushing record

Outfielder Jason Bay seems lukewarm on Mets, pushing to resign with Red Sox

First woman officiates bowl game

The Emerald Bowl, kind of nutty:


VIDEO: Chomsky- History of US Rule in LatAm: Resistance to Honduras Coup

Va. lab IDs Argentine 'dirty war' victims by DNA

Private, corporate, 'TRADE SECRET' vote counting hits Brazil!

Another young member of resistance Renán Fajardo Argueta found dead

(Miami Hurled) Honduras' business leaders hope elections restore investors' faith

Venezuelan Seeks to Revive anti-Chavez Movement

20,000 walk Nablus streets with bodies of slain Fatah men

Desmond Tutu: ‘[Israel] must realize that they cannot break the spirit of those who fight for free-

interesting read on possible outcomes for McDonald v. City of Chicago

Crooks are hardly ever smart and usually bad with guns

Home invasions target the have-nots

If there was a mental disorder

Proposal for the guns forum......

This poor guy was gunned down in front of his

Fireworks stand operator kills one robber, seriously wounds another, third escapes.

Today in Labor History Dec 26 “parasites,” including stockbrokers and lawyers & public mass executio

Stairs are anything but boring!

Took a hike out to Battery Smith today; 12" coastal mortar emplacement

had it been stairways... I was ready

Post Your Christmas Day Pics

Ancient whale sucked mud for food

Va. lab IDs Argentine 'dirty war' victims by DNA

How the Brain Encodes Memories at a Cellular Level

Will a neutralino steal Higgs's thunder?

The solar system is passing through an interstellar cloud that physics says should not exist

For gays and lesbians, holidays can be a time of added stress


Caroling for social justice outside MallWarts

Ever wonder how the Fed does it?

Saw this the other night (re: spiral in Norway)


"this is a major program to aid lower- and lower-middle-income families"

For all you single ASAH'ers

Double Whammy: Mercury and Mars Retrograde

Anyone else feeling exhausted?

Riddle me this, ASAHers (recurring dream related)

Protection from negative entities.

Let's throw a Year End Birthday Party for Flying Dream Blues

Obama's Christmas Day

White House Community Jobs Forums

interview with Valerie Jarrett -Senior Advisor and Assistant to the President

Growing Evidence Suggests Progesterone Should Be Considered a Treatment Option for Traumatic Brain I

Study blames two genes for aggressive brain cancer

Scientists Find Molecular Switch to Prevent Huntington's Disease in Mice

Troubleshooters that block cancer (BBC)

Poor people lose 8.2 healthy years

Good article on dangers of zinc. Too much can cause a myriad of health problems.

Increase of type 2 diabetes may be linked to excessive niacin intake.

Question....What is the obsession with Rahm ?

Sums it up nicely...

Pres. Obama's lack of strict Ideology and how it bugs his many idelogical critics

Yeah, That Plan Won't Work

Teachers union files lawsuit over charter takeovers

Hi, folks. Great post here, with some fun facts...

Governor Mitch Daniels " All the horrific crimes of the last century were committed by atheists"

Vatican OKs Simpsons

What's a good solo menu for New Years?

I am baking a pie this afternoon: kestrel's Holiday Apple Pie.

Has anyone cooked a goose?

OMG! Bacon cups!

This is my first post in months...