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Archives: December 27, 2009

WaPo - "Weak economy motivates Americans to save more"

No thanks, I'll take my chances

Charlie Sheen and Wife to Undergo Counseling

Pakistan's Turmoil Endangers Its Archaeological Treasures

Note to moran terrists....

Would be Incendiary Terrorist's Father Directly Warned the U.S. Embassy Weeks Ago

Ferry sinks in Philippines; 3 dead, 22 missing

Winter weather disrupts travel in Plains and East

More HCR headaches? States with expanded coverage protest Senate bill

Swiss bank secrecy emerges from 2009 with holes

Conversation: Sacred Stones

Naga heritage traced back to 50 B.C.

A piece of history resurfaces

What Jane Hamsher really stands for - always aligning with the enemy

Thousands mark tsunami anniversary

Do you know what this chart means:

Archaeology Magazine's Top 10 Discoveries of 2009

Kouchner warns of Guinea civil war if Camara returns

China sentences five to death over riots

"Natives are restless as temperatures rise"

NYT Editorial on HCR w/some explanations:

Who's Laughing Now Michael Moore?

Of War, Peace and the Distant Memory of a Christmas Truce

X-Mas Terror Elicits the Expected Response from Greater Wingnuttia

136 Silver Alerts Issued In 1st Year

Prez O in Hawaii

Percy Sutton (Tuskegee Airmen), attorney for Malcolm X, dies at 89

List some of the progressives elected via Dean's 50-state strategy

Interesting article on increasing class division

Rendell, Daniels assess economic recovery

DKos, David Waldman: More detail on what's next for health insurance reform

Where Have You Gone Bill Moyers? Bush Institute to Have PBS Show

Why can't the U.S "Give peace a chance"?

Eat Your Vegetables

This Health Care Bill Is A Bailout For the Insurance Companies

Mir Hossein Mousavi's Nephew 'Killed' in Tehran Clashes

King on Face the NATION

Magnus Carlsen: The 19-Year-Old King of Chess

Came back from Mexico yesterday.

Came back from Mexico yesterday.

Just got through airport security

USA to Obama: "I coulda been a contender. I coulda been somebody:"

Greenpeace hasn't stopped whaling, therefore I won't support them.

$$$$ when they lead with money they don't want to talk about IF it is right

Dec. 28 is deadline for action: Use Clean Air Act to regulate coal-fired power plants

HeadZUP!1 The History Channel running "The French Revolution" at Noon ET!1

X-Mas Terror Elicits the Expected Response from Greater Wingnuttia

X-Mas Terror Elicits the Expected Response from Greater Wingnuttia

Birther (Orly Taitz) Wants Meeting with AUSAs To Bring Case to D.C.

Dec. 28 deadline: Use Clean Air Act to regulate coal-fired power plants (Credo Action petition)

Colorado resort legalises cannabis, but not on the ski slopes

Aww the Rich----Ivana Trump removed from plane by Deputies..

New York Dog Has H1N1

Specter looks to revive 9/11 suits against Saudis

So you can just walk by TSA carrying a common high powered explosive with no problem.

They Say Leftist Don't Fight Back?

The Camera Is Mightier - Check out Andrew Sullivan's blog for best coverage of Iranian protests

Chomsky on US interventions in Latin America (aka, war on democracy)

Should there be a Congressional investigation into Anti-Choicers trying to destabilize the country?

Flying the Predator Drone

The Chinese Inspired by the People of Iran

ACLU obtains more torture documents

If anyone spots a Republican filibuster in 2010 broadcast on C-Span please post a notice on DU

Grandma gave 3-year-old grandson pot cookie

To be a philanthropist, the generally accepted meaning of the word "philanthropist"...

Ivana Trump kicked off plane at PBIA...HA!

Who Will The pukes Run In 2012?

Pastor of End Times Harvest Mission For Christ Church shoots, kills son on Christmas Day

Minn. gets $1.7 million for broadband initiatives

Brothers In Arms.

Senate Democrats to W.H.: Drop cap-and-trade

'US suspects planned to target Chashma nuclear plant'

Eschaton: Voters Have To Like This Thing

Parking Lot Disaster

War - No Nuances

Sign the petition to investigate Rahm Emanuel, if you want to

Is Jasper Schiringa (Hero-Holland) gonna get a bill for the emergency treatment of his burns?

Is Jasper Schiringa (Hero-Holland) gonna get a bill for the emergency treatment of his burns?

Is Jasper Schiringa (Hero-Holland) gonna get a bill for the emergency treatment of his burns?

Republicans Blame Death Of Local Child On Liberals

There IS a Way Out of This Hell

Hoekstra Blames Obama for failed terror attack...

Sex intervention combats malaria

Rep. Pete Hoekstra (R-MI): ‘Fair’ to hold Obama responsible for terror attack

Iranian protests: why the realitvely low % of women to men?

Ralph Nader rejoins the tea parties

Jim Hightower: New Year's Resolutions To Help Make Corporate Fat Cats & Our Politicians Human Again

After eight years we finally have an adult in the White House.

Maybe this will bring the momentum needed to

Does Anyone Here Watch meet the press any more?

Autumn of the Republic?

Currently flying from Seattle - NYC

Currently flying from Seattle - NYC

Wingnuts and Detroit

Redistricting App for All States--Make Your Own District Maps!

It's obvious that military strikes against the Afghan Taliban won't stop idiots and nuts with bombs

Narayan Dutt Tiwari

Is she losing her mind??

OpenLeft: What Is conservatism? Conservatives have no idea

OpenLeft: What Is conservatism? Conservatives have no idea

Only hours remain until Fox News replays the colossal meeting of the minds

Bend Over America - "Alien Probe" To Take On A Whole New Connotation

Harry Reid - Extremely effective but extremely low-key.

It's all just too much....taking a mental break from it all. Making my head spin!

NATO Forces Have A Year to Turn Afghan War - Official

NATO Forces Have A Year to Turn Afghan War - Official

New grading system for county teachers - Anyone here ever use AIM or hear of it?

Should Posters in TSA Threads Have To Disclose

"He who angers you conquers you"---Sister Elizabeth Kenny

Pete Sessions To Allen Stanford: 'I Love You'

Schuringa’s business partner suprised what he did -Jasper's not an action man.

2009 Slam/Bam Finalist - Mitch McConnell, Corporate Whore

David Brooks prefers single-payer to status quo

Too Funny To Be True

Gingrich: "HCR Will Cut $500-B Out Of Medicare/Caid." What's the truth?

Everyone that is upset with what our President is doing PLEASE TELL HIM.

U.S. Schools' War Against Chocolate Milk

Vote on Judge Thompson nomination (1st US Circuit) postponed

Amazing Pictures, Pollution in China - (a must see)

Someone wants to kill you

Hitmen Assassinate Prominent Woman Activist

Civil War history surfaces with help of Austin archaeology group

Senate Democrats to W. H.: Drop Cap-and-Trade

Lieberman: Yemen will be 'tomorrow's war' if preemptive action not taken

So WTF does not letting you get out of seat in last hour of a flight accomplish?

Obama scores well for first year on ethics, say watchdog groups

Behind the Lies About ACORN

Flag this video!

Orangeburg Massacre to be re-enacted

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Another Terrorist Incident - Or A Little Xmas Constipation?

Facebook sets table for tech workers

Anybody paying attention to Iran?

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) told WaPost that he would introduce legislation to reform the filibuster

Opposition leader tops Croat presidential vote

The Pious Prairie Dog

POLL: Who Favors the Senate Bill? Who Favors the House Bill?

Iranian student protester Neda Soltan is Times Person of the Year

Any recommendations on PET health insurance?

Soles4Souls helps millions while enriching its leader (CEO sits on board that sets pay)

GOP white supremacist wanted for murder in Texas

GOP white supremacist wanted for murder in Texas

Apparently now we are fringe purists if we stand for the following...

Opinions are like belly buttons: Everyone has one. That is why I don't take opinions seriously

Torture camps = ethics, 40,000 troop increase in fake war = peace prize

Connie Hines, 'Mr. Ed' actress, dies at 78

Do not open your mouth

World's fastest train launched in China

Yemen is an Al Qaeda stronghold and a grave threat to national security!

Jane Harman Asshole of The Month (Larry Flynt)

Jane Harman Asshole of The Month (Larry Flynt)

Christmas in the Lower 9th Ward: A Katrina Diary

Christmas in the Lower 9th Ward: A Katrina Diary

House backers of public insurance option may yield

Is every misanthropist both a misogynist and a hater/basher of male human beings?

Thailand starts deporting Hmong refugees back to Laos

Tom Shales Best TV Of Decade List: Tina Fey, Rachel Maddow, Barack Obama

Detroit is NOT a Hot Bed for Terror..Media needs to MOVE ON.....

I do not want to subjected to any more intrusive delays at airports

Tribes buy back America — acres at a time Purchases to help protect culture, way of life

KPFK: Uprising & KPFA: Guns and Butter ((audio))

Who are the "Extremists" & "Medicare for All Saves $350 Billion"

AARP Bulletin To Members - "Health Care Reform and You: Here’s how the legislation would affect you"

AARP Bulletin To Members - "Health Care Reform and You: Here’s how the legislation would affect you"

So-called "Non Partisan" Local elections ensure that candidates are picked by Big Money

Tina Fey on Hannity

Homeless Get (Fake) Designer Shoes For Holidays

When all the smoke clears...

My Union & The Health Care Issue.

Where's the Investigate Whitewater and Vince Foster petitions?

University tries to boost diversity

The Day of Ashura in Iran...

Soldiers in Afghanistan Using iPhone App to Kill Taliban Fighters

Here at DU, what can we do to protest?

NYT Lede covering Iran action again

The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner flew over me today!

His name might be silly...and I forget it....

Woman moves on, leaves homeless debate behind

O,K., I'm in an alternate universe: HANNITY interviewing PALIN, AND she wants alliance with the FRE

O,K., I'm in an alternate universe: HANNITY interviewing PALIN, AND she wants alliance with the FRE

WP says doughnut hole to get larger for 2 of next 3 years.

Hey Freepers, leave those kids alone...

Hey, it wasnt perfect...lets hand it over to the GOP!

The Enquirer is telling Lies on Larry King

Depressing News

How Democrats Choose Candidates

David Brooks..(.yes that David Brooks)...supports Single-Payer.

Governor to propose tobacco tax hike

Arnold Schwarzenegger and W.orthless Bush: see what happens!

True Lies: The best recent memoir from Republican Washington is a hoax.

"Why the Left Must Fight for the Public Option" and "Flaws in the Bill"

Top 10 Women's Health Stories Of The Decade: Nothing Replaces A Woman's Wisdom

Las Vegas teacher disciplined for denying Holocaust

Health Care Reform Bill Helps Pfizer and Merck, but Hurts Generics

I never really read Jane Hamsher or firedog lake place, but I will say this

IT may be sick, but here's what I hope happens with the Crotch Bomber

Just (bleep)-ing great, Ray Stevens has joined the Dark Side.

Progress in Pres. Obama’s Goal of Ending Child Hunger by 2015

Sparse shelves greet post-Christmas deal hunters

Whack a Wingnut!

At this point in time I don't know how anyone can believe in politicians

"Centrist Extremist Theory and the Marginalization of the Left"

Conservative David Frum - "Health reform: Unwise, not unconstitutional" - Critiques Jim Demint

Iran Website Says Police Refuse Orders to Shoot --PIC of Riot Cop Joining Protesters

BUFFOON WATCH

The Joys of Airstrikes and Anonymity (Greenwald)

I am a Pragmatic Progressive.

Health Care Reform is not a Done Deal. What Can be Done Now?

President Signs Omnibus Bill Including Major Civil Liberties Policy Advances For Washington, D.C.

Mary Matalin just said Bush "inherited" the worst terrorist attack ever

PROGRESSIVE LEVERAGE

Chris Bowers: 3 Reasons Why Progressives Are So Frustrated

CIA Bashes Bush

Can Mitch Daniels walk and chew bubblegum at the same time?

When we are being "anti-corporatist," what does it mean?

This is why Republicans want to hype the Northwest Airlines incident

How Progressives Can Move Obama to the Left - Cenk Uygar/FDL

Witness says the alleged terrorist got on plane with NO passport

It was disconcerting to see what a mini-freeper my little 7th grade cousin was.

Housing development bans cats, dogs (good)

Why the Hell are we Surprised they hate us???

If I have a note from my doctor, and if I strip down completely nude before I do it .....

Oh, So Now they're "Kings of the hill"? I call bullshit

Dihydrogen Monoxide found in DC airport causes evacuation; terminal closure (DCA)

I made a snarky post about TSA's new no pee rule. This one is intended to be serious.

The gap in the closing of Medicare's drug "doughnut hole"

Americans sympathize with Avatar protagonists but not Iraqis?!? WTF?

Anyone watching the Cowboys vs. Redskins game - see who is stuffing his face

Is FOX Noise in 24x7 "pants fire" coverage mode, live from Aruba?

What would folks here say if Obama invited Limbaugh to the Whitehouse for a meeting?

When will the Left learn?

I cannot stay in my seat the final hour before a flight lands!

A graph of health care spending . not pretty.

Why do people who are on the fringe consider themselves to be the "base"

Mother Lawrence leaves the mortgage up to God

I think by going against 60% of Democratic voters wishes on HCR

Iran. Is it asking too much for still photographers to blur faces?

There is more to it than having health insurance. Unnatural Causes: Is inequality making us sick?

2009: The Year Wall Street Bounced Back and Main Street Got Shafted

Fannie and Freddie to Get Unlimited Aid…and Huge Executive Bonuses

Why Did Obama Kill The Dawn Johnsen Nomination?

Nate Silver: The Odds of Airborne Terror

CNN Breaking - annother issue w/ Detroit-bound jet from Amsterdam...

How will we fare in 2010 elections?

TERRORIST BLOWS HIS BUTT OFF! LOL (no joke; it's for real)

This new movie, It's Complicated, is a spit in the face of the working poor

Eric Sprott: The Fed Is A Ponzi, The Treasury Purchase Data Is A Lie

Tell your personal TSA horror story here...if you have one.

Why should access to health care

how obama can get back in good graces with liberals:

When they came for my blanket and pillow,I still sat down...but in-flight entertainment too?

Kucinich: Generals Who Spoke Publicly on Afghan Strategy Should Lose Jobs

Walmart sued for bathroom surveillance

NHTSA Tracking Braking Loss on Prius Hybrids

AARP - Chart Compares House Bill and Senate Bill Health Care Reform Bills

DU salute to the brave people of Iran!

There's really no Left left in Government or American society

Napolitano says "the system worked"

DO NOT ABANDON YOUR BASE. Obama will be a one-term president

Counting out his change.

How much is your insurance? [POLL]

Support unionization for TSA workers through the AFGE! To hell with Jim DeMint!

How many DU'ers have gotten Notice their Insurance Rates Going Up from 6 to 8% for the New Year?

My oldest daughter (22 yrs.) got married this afternoon.

My oldest daughter (22 yrs.) got married this afternoon.

The Duggars

Lieberman: "The grace of God saved that plane"...just what I want a Homeland Security chair to say

One thing I know I won't be doing

Fed chief Bernanke finding it's not easy winning second term

Indian tribes buy back thousands of acres of land

Top 10 Reasons to Kill Senate Health Care Bill

Is Your Kindle Spying On You? (Yes.)

Anybody else see how they made fun of Obama on Dr. Who last night?

Repost reword: I believe in these things, believe the party should also.

Is Obama Setting Himself Up to be a One Term President Like Jimmy Carter?

Would you support an amendment to the Constitution that removes the natural-born citizen requirement

Would you support an amendment to the Constitution that removes the natural-born citizen requirement

Slaughterhouse-Five at Forty

DU Feeding America Charity Drive: My check is going in on Thursday

mitchie mcconnell never meets with anyone but vetted donors

Goldman Sachs and Others Investigated for Betting Against Securities They Created

Goldman Sachs and Others Investigated for Betting Against Securities They Created

Goldman Sachs and Others Investigated for Betting Against Securities They Created

Here Is How I See the Next GOP Coup Coming Down….

Crap, is TAPPER taking over This Weak?!1 He's on now, a holiday try-out?

2009’s Top 5 Threats To Science In Medicine

A decade of high unemployment is looming: "It will be the mother of all jobless recoveries"

Spent Christmas in Vegas. A few interesting observations and pictures:

Reposting Mari333's OP with graph shown:

Disabled mom fighting to keep her son

Which of these will you miss most?

I am not a Third Way Democrat. I never will be.

Ds Are Now Firmly Set In Their Circular Firing Squad

Ds Are Now Firmly Set In Their Circular Firing Squad

9/11 Hero Dies of Cancer on Christmas Day

You want to politically liberate yourself?

Let's Keep This Thread Kicked Till We Get REAL Health Care Reform And A Robust Public Option

Let's Keep This Thread Kicked Till We Get REAL Health Care Reform And A Robust Public Option

Let's think of better uses for Ben Nelson's toupee!

I hope the heath care bill finally signed into law will be a starting point for ongoing reform.

Let's all quote "1984" and show how smart we are.

Can the American people get real representation in Congress?

WH hopes a health care victory will offset setbacks on financial regulation and climate change

Like Eastern Europeans in 1989, the Iranians are blowing it by taking to the streets.

Do I stop drinking or Continue.......

Batman didnt have a good Christmas :(

It's my party,and I'll cry if I want to..

My favorite lolcat

Temorary curtain over vision in one eye? Not asking for medical advice....

A very nice christmas this year!

My favorite thread from 2009 - UFOs are real, and here's the proof! by Call Me Wesley

HeadZUP!1 The History Channel running "The French Revolution" at Noon ET!1

My brother's gift to my family -The Complete National Geographic

My son Mike and me on xmas

OMG, Wyldwolf sighting!!!

Check out my awesomeness.

TV series "Men Of A Certain Age" - Smart, funny, good writing, cast - DOOMED?

Small Time Shot Away

Horrible nightmare last night. Dreamed I had to work in a Walmart

Salon's top 10 viral videos of the decade.

Avatar or Sherlock Holmes?

Jet Lag

Ever hear of the "Seattle Stomp?"

The stolen child

Parking Lot Disaster

YouTube - New York Dolls, "Looking For A Kiss"

YouTube - Sid Vicious, "My Way"

YouTube - Iron Maiden - "Run to the Hills" (Rock in Rio)

My Family On A Nighttime Sleigh Ride 12-19-09 (Pics & Video)

Avatar has some serious staying power

2010's new blockbuster movie

Steelers! (spoilers if you haven't seen the game)

Please vote on my new submission to FAILBlog.

Ahhhhh...... the family has left, and I am alone for a week's vacation now.

Difficult dog question.

Heidi just said to me: "You're so sweet. I just wanna give you a Vulcan love touch!"

Apparently Americgo Vespucci has lost his ever lovin' mind...

After being shut down yesterday we have 2nd row IMAX 3D tickets to Avatar in 1 hour.

Heads up: "The Odd Couple" on TCM now.

Heads up: "The Odd Couple" on TCM now.

All the stores in my town have their Holiday decorations up already for Christmas 2010!

Found a gym today that charges $15 per month

Kindle-shaped book reader machine users, would like feedback

Outkast - My Favorite Things

The movie should be renamed "Dances With Kitehs in Fern Gully"

The movie should be renamed "Dances With Kitehs in Fern Gully"

Courtesy of the National Institutes of Health, Dept. of Health & Human Services: My Favorite Things

Avatar: behind the scenes

YouTube - Pantera Live @ Ozzfest- "Cowboys from Hell"

The Music of the Spheres vs The Orb

I have an idea about how to solve this airline security issue.

YouTube - One of Richard Thompson's all-time greatest songs, "Wall Of Death"

YouTube - The Band, "It Makes No Difference," from "The Last Waltz"

The Eagles- Victim of Love

The Eagles- Out of Control

YouTube - Judas Priest, "Victim of Changes," Live, from the "Rising in the East" DVD, 2005

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/27/09

Feel Flows- Beach Boys

So I texted Sparkly today .....

I just escaped from GD..

DU Feeding America Charity Drive: My check is going in on Thursday

two of my favorite things combined in one cartoon

I'm half expecting AT&T and Verizon to do drive bys against each other like the Bloods & Crips

Serious question...Is it possible to crack or break a rib by sneezing?

Japanese men lap up new comfort pillow

What's so funny about peace, love, and understanding?

Till I Die- Beach Boys

YouTube - Pink Floyd, 2005 Live 8 final reunion, "Comfortably Numb"

The Eagles- Boys of Summer

In My Room- Beach Boys

Today I spent a half hour buying tassels.

Dog Diary vs Cat Diary

God Only Knows- Beach Boys

I hate the fucking Cowboys

I hate fucking Cowboys.

OMG did the Saints lose to TAMPA BAY?

To apologize or not to apologize: I picked to apologize

The Taco Bell Drive-Through Diet?

Which way to go?

A stray kitten (and happy) Christmas story

I gave myself a Christmas present of the 50" plasma TV and Blu-Ray player

It's my fifteenth birthday today.

Passive-Aggressive vs Outright Hostile

Rodgers and Hammerstein vs Rodgers and Hart

My God! How do people eat that shit?

BEST Root Beer (warning: Huge list!)

Where is SalmonChantedEvening?

Avatar? Fuck yeah! See it on the biggest. 3D-ist, loudest screen you can find in 100 mile radius.

I made stuffed portabello mushrooms caps last night. Yummy!

What Are Your Top 5 WORST TV Ads of 2009?

Another the plane failed..

Shuster, Cantor and McKeon Give to Romney PAC

Lieberman: The United States Must Pre-Emptively Act In Yemen

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Best Present Ever Edition

Obama scores well for first year on ethics, say watchdog groups

Thirty million people will die next year if Obama signs this bill into law

What should Obama have tackled during his first year INSTEAD of the health insurance debacle?

Mayor Blomberg: When I ask Congress whats in this bill they can't tell me

Oh great...the abstinence kooks are pleading for health care bill funding

The Rethug theme in the 2010 elections is we will REPEL THIS BAD BILL

Why is the failed terror attempt prompting people to applaud Obama's handling of terrorism?

Since Lieberman wants to pre-emptively attack Yemen, this should be a fitting desktop photo

Shifting The Burden

Photo: protesters in Hawaii

The Anti-Corporatist Movement

DNC Slams McConnell's Remarks On 'This Week' - "more lies per second than anyone"

I disagree with the belief that it is better to sell out than elect the alternative

Gallup:Congressional Democrats BOUNCE back

NPR: Terrorism Links Uncertain In Airplane Attack

Obama scores well for first year on ethics, say watchdog groups

A pic I got in an e-mail - and my response to it...

Im sick of this guy every Sunday night blaming Obama for everything

The Agenda Behind Lieberman's Agenda

the teabagger solution: don't abandon/destroy your party... TAKE IT OVER!!!!

Obama’s first year marked by pragmatism

Amazing scenes from Iran

More Christmas Cheer: Obama quietly kills Dawn Johnsen nomination

The Aloha spirit and the Obama daughters (Photo)

I saw a real WTF? bumper sticker yesterday

Issue of Dallas' next mayor isn't so clear-cut

Senate "Moderate" Dems to W.H.: Drop cap-and-trade (Politico)

Now That Health Care Is "Taken Care Of," What's Next?

Why Obama Stays Silent on Foiled Terrorist Attack - Project calm just as Bush projected panic, anger

Generic Drug Manufacturers: Senate health care bill putting enormous drug profits over patients

The topic will be Reconciliation...

The only way we get anything is if we work together... Purity tests are for losers

An intellectual consistency question: What if Obama had become a "bill killer"?

So when are we going to begin spending all our money nation building Yemen?

We do not need to fix the filibuster, or "purity tests" we need to restore some Party discipline.

The Obama Administration awards nearly $1.4 billion in homless grant

The Hill: Harken to Reintroduce Bill to Bust Filibusters

The Record Some Would Prefer To Forget

Most of you realize that NO ONE will be talking about HCR before the 2010 election, right?

Organizations release roadmap in response to President Obama's goal to end child hunger

Yep. An adult in the White House

Black Agenda Report: What Part of “We Need Jobs” Does President Obama Not Get?

Rep. James Clyburn's rebuttal to Peter King's criticism of Obama's (lack of) reaction was perfect:

I guess we just need to keep the blue dogs liquored up

If Obama is going to force us to buy insurance from the ethically challenged

Who was the most recent liberal/progressive Democratic President of the United States?

White House condemns 'suppression' in Iran

"Clyburn will support bill without public option"

A New Decade: We may have to show our crotches now at the airport

Cenk: How Progressives Can Move Obama to the Left

DU Feeding America Charity Drive: My check is going in on Thursday

Critics don't like the current version of HCR because we believe Reaganism is wrong

The crotch bomber has me thinking

Let's bomb Yemen!!!

I place the blame of the small gains in the progressive agenda where it squarely belongs...

Ferry sinks in Philippines; 3 dead, 22 missing

Activist: US missionary crosses border into NKorea

Winter weather disrupts travel in Plains and East

Sparse shelves greet post-Christmas deal hunters

Facebook sets table for tech workers

3 dead, 5 hurt in Beirut blast

Measures that Chavez opponents call undemocratic

Swiss bank secrecy emerges from 2009 with holes

Turkish soldiers held in 'deputy PM assassination plot'

Bomber kills 5 at Shiite gathering in Pakistan

Percy Sutton, attorney for Malcolm X, dies at 89

Senate Democrats to W.H.: Drop cap-and-trade

Senate Democrats to W.H.: Drop cap-and-trade

'US suspects planned to target Chashma nuclear plant'

(Iran-update): "Iran protesters killed, including Mousavi's nephew"

At Least 4 Dead as Iranians Fight Police in Streets

Second Incident Aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253

NATO Forces Have A Year to Turn Afghan War - Official

Hitmen Assassinate Prominent Woman Activist

GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida coach Urban Meyer will not step down but instead will take an indefinit

(Congressman) Meeks' trip to Venezuela raises some hefty ethics questions

Magma building up in Philippines' Mayon volcano

Indian tribes buy back thousands of acres of land

Nephew of Iranian opposition leader (Mousavi) killed: aide

Obama gave the INTERPOL full diplomatic immunity. Right Wing heads explode

Tribes buy back America — acres at a time Purchases to help protect culture, way of life

Thailand starts deporting Hmong refugees back to Laos

Opposition leader tops Croat presidential vote

Tehran police 'fire tear gas at opposition protesters'

Terror suspect out of hospital, held at undisclosed location

The gap in the closing of Medicare's drug "doughnut hole"

'Disruptive' passenger prompts 2nd alert on Detroit-bound jet

Troops deaths in Afghan war seen rising with surge

First case of highly drug-resistant TB found in US

Percy Sutton, attorney for Malcolm X, dies at 89

South African activist and poet Dennis Brutus dies at 85

GOP wants Democratic defectors on health bill

TSA: 2 Passengers Detained After Flight to Phoenix

Alleged airline terrorist transferred to prison

Feds probing many ties of banker Allen Stanford and U.S. Congress

Lieberman: The United States Must Pre-Emptively Act In Yemen

China Pushes Use of Clean Energy

McConnell Hints That GOP Will Campaign On Repealing Health Care Reform

Argentina puts officials on trial over the abuses of the 'Dirty War'

Al Qaeda wing says will avenge Yemen raids: web

DeMint: ‘Unionization’ a threat to airport security

Death Toll Rises to 10 as Clashes in Iran Intensify

Wealthy, quiet, unassuming: the Christmas Day bomb suspect

When Mom Is Just Floors Away

Walk Away From the Health Reform Bill

China unveils 'world's fastest train link'

There are 97 EMPTY federal judge seats!

In Yemen, Saudi jets bomb civilian areas

Cell Phones, Dogs, and Prisons: A Better Policy Is Needed

A Dangerous Split - Mark Thoma, Economist's View

President Falls Short

TV SoundOff: Sunday Talking Heads

Tom Harkin May Reintroduce Legislation To Kill Filibuster

Michael Phelps driven by desire to prove doubters wrong

The Joys of Airstrikes and Anonymity

Well, That Sure Sucked: Good Riddance To The Devil's Decade

'Sick Nigerian' Incident Leads to Airline Ban on 'Gaseous' Passengers

Cheerleading for Wall Street

Catholic Church Tells Us the Limits of Public Health Discourse

The gap in the closing of Medicare's drug doughnut hole'

U.S. quietly takes terror war to Yemen

"If you don't have enough evidence to charge someone criminally ... we can make him disappear."

For Obama, No Opportunity Too Big To Blow by Naomi Klein

Nelson's War On Women: Helps GOP Kill Dawn Johnsen Nomination

Naughty Newsmakers

Saving Mexico

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

Harvard Swaps Are So Toxic Even Summers Won’t Explain

Another Team Obama Present to Corporate America: Health Reform Bill Favors Big Pharma Over Generics

Could Yemen Become the Next Afghanistan?

Robert Reich: 2009: The Year Wall Street Bounced Back and Main Street Got Shafted

When Is Political Compromise Really Extortion and Bribery?

States With Expanded Health Coverage Fight Bill

ConservaDem Senators Vow to Kill The Bill If It Is Improved.

More Questions on Why Terror Suspect Was Not Stopped

There IS a Way Out of This Hell

Vic Chesnutt - "Everything I say"

Internet Archaeologists Find Ruins Of 'Friendster' Civilization

Fox News Omits $1.4 TRILLION in Health Reform Deficit Reduction?

Week In Cartoons 12/26/09

Draft Liberal Communist Hippies

Head stuck up an elephant's um...

Iranian Protesters Attack Police Vehicle

I wish I had stumbled upon this before Xmas

Iranian Protesters Take Over A Police Station And Set It On Fire (Graphic)

The Real State of the Union, Part 3

The Real State of the Union, Part 2

AMERICANS: MUST SEE TIPS FOR SURVIVING OBAMA

Greg Sargent Picks the Top Online News Stories of 2009

Iran 27 Dec 09 Mousavi Nephew Dies in Streets of Tehran

Al Qaeda At Rally In Yemen Says It's Fighting The US: "We Carry Bombs For God's Enemies" (12/22/09)

ACLU Christmas Spirit Beats Fox News' Bill O'Reilly and Ann Coulter?

The Real State of the Union, Part 5

Lessons 2009: Target Women

The government is shutting Fox News up

The Real State of the Union, Part 4

Part 1, The Real State of the Union

Michael Savage - How I Got Started in Radio (Includes Original 94' Demo Tape)

Obama's motorcade holds up traffic in Hawaii. I would've been pissed too no matter who it is

Basij Bikes Set On Fire (Plus Dozens More Raw Videos From The Riots In Iran)

TYT: Crazy Prayers by Right-Wingers to Kill Health Care Reform Caught On Tape

TYT: Mom Turns in Six Year Old Daughter for Shoplifting - Was She Right?

The Gazprom Song

Online Activism 1.7: Lessons Learned in Copenhagen

Panasonic plans home-use storage cell (lithium battery)

Deadline tomorrow for action: Use Clean Air Act to regulate coal-fired power plants

When this tree falls, he will feel it (Boston Globe)

Chinese Law Aims to Increase the Use of Renewable Energy

Jesse Ventura Examines Global Warming – Huh?

I saw that "special" on Tiger Woods on TLC....

This Gater Hater truly wishes Urban Meyer the best regarding his health.

Sorry for the late posting, I forgot to wish everyone a Merry Tebowmas!

Change of mind: Meyer won't quit, will take indefinite leave instead

Haynesworth pouting.

Phins choke big time..

Moore throws 3 TDs, Panthers embarrass Giants 41-9

WTF? Isn't the point of flex scheduling to keep teams like the Redskins out of primetime?

JonLP24 please pick up the blue courtesy phone

TB: 77 yards punt returner TD

The Colts' bid for a perfect season is over.

49ers crush hapless Detroit..

My team SUXS but at least it wasn't a blow out!

NFL Playoff race

Bad decade for U.S. stocks but not world's worst

Meeks' trip to Venezuela raises some hefty ethics questions

Pro-democracy program in Cuba questioned after man detained (WP)

Spain Gives Lobo An Ultimatum

Hitmen Assassinate Prominent Woman Activist

Columnist Shapiro falsely smears Obama nominee as "alleged former spy for Fidel Castro"

Measures that Chavez opponents call undemocratic

Argentina puts officials on trial over the abuses of the 'Dirty War'

Bolivian president moves to legalize small parcels of coca leaf for nation's farmers

Cuba leads fight against child malnutrition

3 dead, 5 hurt in Beirut blast

Despite promise, Israel eyes building on Palestinian land

Video: Gaza aid held up in Jordal

Israel seeks bids for hundreds more Jerusalem settler homes

Gazans suffer, and Israel is not the reason

My Prophecy: Patriots will win Lombardi Trophy

San Antonio, Texas, One burglar shot 4 times & killed, one wounded

Gun charge nets trick-or-treater killer 16 years

Baltimore, MD. Burglar shot, killed in Park Heights home

Louisville, KY. Burglar killed while attempting entry.

Police: Pa. pastor shoots son during fight

Union, Bellevue continue to negotiate (secret practice of taping employees’ phone calls)

Today in Labor History Dec 27 President Roosevelt seizes the railroads to avert a nationwide strike

Job openings (Mn)

Rahm: Passing Health Care Will Be Just Like Passing NAFTA

Did Idaho pass the guns are OK in bars

I had a couple of stairway photos (from my film days)

maggie catchin the last of the sun's rays

Ice Road

Golden Gate

What I Did Last Summer

If lovin my hoodie is wrong

Experimenting (learning?) the SB600 flash I got this week.

Los Alamos National Laboratory Researchers Accidentally Blow up Building with a Cannon

Dimon, Blankfein, Mack Among First to Testify at Crisis Panel

Brace For Impact: In 2010, Demand For US Fixed Income Has To Increase Elevenfold... Or Else

“Remember the liquidity pyramid?"

2009: The Year Wall Street Bounced Back and Main Street Got Shafted

Video: How Globalisation Destroyed Argentine Economy

No sense in relying on feudal capitalism

Sunday Morning Ghost Story. Part I

So..I guess I really am an empath.

Sunday Morning Ghost Story. Part II or The Power of Dreams.

For KoB: A New Orleans Ghost Story

fun with Astrodice

Disinfectants 'train' superbugs to resist antibiotics (BBC)

Growing new teeth from stem cells. 'An astonishing advance'.

Yelling Without Leverage Equals Noise

Case of New York City Teacher Abuse of Probationary Teacher

Why the declines at private schools?

Whatever happened with this poor kid???

Athiest sign causes uproar at Illinois State Capital building

Gallup: 29% of Americans Now Say Reiigion is "Old-fashioned & Out of date."

White House condemns 'suppression' in Iran

Harkin to reintroduce bill to bust filibusters

Obama scores well for first year on ethics, say watchdog groups

Wii-oh!

I'm stuck up here on the ranch and need to make my own enchilada sauce

French Onion Dip

Anny homebrewers here?

Credit Card Accountability, Responsibility and Disclosure Act

As bad as GD:P is...GD is even worse

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