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Archives: December 29, 2009

PSA for people getting family over

Project Linus Volunteers Wrap Kitsap Kids in Comfort

Longtime judge John C. Godbold, dies at 89 (LBJ appointee, 5th and 11th Circuit)

County eyes $25K cost for employee health screening

It was those Hawaiian Moods caused by Mahina the MOON...Michelle might be hapai....pregnent

Barack Obama's official statement on Kwanzaa

Gaza report finds major powers complicit

Gaza report finds major powers complicit

The underwear bomber? Or is it firecracker bomber? Give me a break already...

Using Thermal Imagery, Cloaked UFO Seen in Iraq

Is ABC News committing racist fearmongering regarding the airliner bomb attempt?

GOP Rep. Sessions to Ponzi-schemer Stanford: ‘I love you’

Top 10 Republican sex scandals of the decade (photos)

The Briefs-bomber is the perfect excuse....

"Pay Our Price or You'll Never See FOX Again"

Michael Goldfarb Should Speak Less

For smokers: If pot is made legal will you quit?

Toon: "In the event we have let a terrorist on board..."

Who's running the TSA? No one, thanks to Sen. Jim DeMint

Battle of the not-worth-shit-in-a-handbag media giants

Chase Credit Card

Don't Turn Around.....Der Kommissar Stephen Harper's in Town

How many people died in Automobile accidents before they put in Seat Belts...

Thank you to the DUer

Milan, Italy vs East Bumfuck, America

U.S. intelligence: 'Time is running out' in Afghanistan

Cause and Effect in the 'Terror War'

CWA Union has compiled list why Obama-endorsed "Cadillac tax" on health plans is a BAD IDEA

Face It: The Democratic Party has NEVER been Isolationist / Neo-Isolationist

Remember Bush's response to 2001 Shoe Bomber Attack?

Remember Bush's response to 2001 Shoe Bomber Attack?

Study finds link between music and marijuana

United's Pagan Problem

Russia set to develop new offensive arms to match US shield

So Sen. DeMint is holding up the nomination of the TSA head, and the MSM basically ignores it

TSA- Super Secret Special Screening. WTF???

Andy Martin, GOP Senate Candidate, Accuses Opponent Mark Kirk Of Homosexuality

TMZ Admits It Was Duped by a Photo

TMZ Admits It Was Duped by a Photo

Human Rights: Open Letter to Barack Obama

Should travel security be robust enough to prevent the terrorist Skywalker from leaving Tatooine?

Our Broken Senate

The moment that changed Afghanistan - Guardian/UK

Oh that crazy Glass-Steagall Act...

Hoekstra Uses Airline Attack To Raise Money For Gubernatorial Campaign

New Year's Resolution: Don't defend Democrats when they don't deserve defending-including Obama

Change you can defeat Al Qaeda with-"Testicle Toaster As A Failed Martyr"

US house prices up for fifth month

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Gains a Second Month as Job-Market Pessimism Wanes

U.S. Consumer Sentiment Gains a Second Month as Job-Market Pessimism Wanes

Gerald Ford and Newt Gingrich ruined America

?: Should taxpayers being paying for a mailer w RW talking points from congress?

m$nbc = politico

Computing federal income tax for 2010

Think you have a say so in America?

Two reasons for the Senate Recess

The problem with the omitted public option, had we gotten it, folks would have complained. . .

Israel's Nuclear Whistleblower Again Detained

Warden at Troubled Va. Women's Prison to Step Down

Handful of Iron Beads Offer Clues to Solve Mystery of Ancient Iron Forges

War taking higher toll on Afghan civilians this year, UN reports - 20% of casualties due to NATO

Father shot dead while accompanying son on job interview. Son gets the job

Paying for war might make war end

Strange? Odd? Weird? Bizarre? _ That's Florida!

Strange? Odd? Weird? Bizarre? _ That's Florida!

Strange? Odd? Weird? Bizarre? _ That's Florida!

Invading armies and occupations will not stop terrorism and by its

Key House panel chairman calls for confirmation of blocked TSA chief

Some of you may be aware of this, but I just came across it...

Get em while there hot..Tea Party Tickets On Sale $349

Broadcasters' woes could spell trouble for free TV

Crotch bomber went to Houston in August, 2008

Warden of women’s prison in Topeka accused of racist comments

Michigan: State Gives Consumers Energy Permit For Coal-Fired Power Plant

Get ready for more "terror".

Brazilian family wants to bring boy back from NJ

Reid to move on TSA post

H-1B Visa Enforcement to Increase in 2010

Colorado firm employs the most retired officers from Pentagon's mentor program

U.S. Retail Sales Rise 2.3% During Christmas Week

Berkeley High May Cut Out Science Labs

Berkeley High May Cut Out Science Labs

GOP sees failed bombing as ‘holiday gift’

Iranian Cleric Says Opposition Leaders Should Be Executed

Will Wright, HuffPo: "New Year's Wish: Getting My Country Back"

MSNBC drops Dr. Nancy daytime show

Move On wants your Progressive "letter to the editor" to strengthen HCR legislation!

The full body scanners would not have worked

The full body scanners would not have worked

Australian government pushes ahead with internet censorship

Do we know who Jasper Schuringa really is?

Blue Dogs Have Their Dem Handlers Too

Blue Dogs Have Their Dem Handlers Too

Another conservative decries Detroit as 'poster boy for leftist policies'

I am convinced that a certain group of people here would stand up and cheer if we invaded Yemen.

If I were a terra-ist mastermind, I'd hire white guys that look like Good Ole Boys

Why I'll miss Tangerine LaBamba - a priceless thread

Rated "R" ..... for Reefer

Nelson: Medicaid deal can help other states

Oh shit, I just realized something

Key security agencies lack permanent leaders

Why do we live in such a Militaristic Society? And is there anything we can do to change it?

Senegal Police Detain 24 Men for “Homosexual Activities”

Putin: Russia To Develop Offensive Weapons To Keep Balance With U.S.

Rwanda:Gay Rights - When Perversion Turned to Orientation

If Obama "failed", what about Bush?

It must be nice to be a bigot.....

The flaming obvious: There would be a Medicare Buy-In without Lieberman:

Here's one I sent to the White House comments page on the crotch bomber...

Crossing the Desert

Cat Got Their Tongue, Skittish Democrats Refuse To Defend Obama

(GOP) Rep Urges U.S. to Stop Sending Guantanamo Detainees to Yemen

Rush and BecKKK's most outrageous comments in 2009

Fannie, Freddie Stocks Soar On Announcement Of Government's Blank Check Support

'Christmas tree surfing' teen sustains head injury

NY Post headline: "Great Balls Of Fire."

USS Cole bombing survivor tormented by violent panic attacks found dead in Fla. home

Time to debunk yet another 2009 shit story

GSM (Cell Phone) Encryption Cracked

Haven't passengers been the primary security force on airlines?

Karl Rove granted divorce in Texas

Karl Rove granted divorce in Texas

President Obama to speak at 4.00pm

Republicans would have impeached Gore over 9/11

Republicans would have impeached Gore over 9/11

LAPD drops ties with the Boy Scouts

Just a reminder: Bush issued the crotch bomber's US visa

"Super Mop" ad is a tragic economic indicator

Greenwald: Karl Rove's belief in "traditional marriage" laws

Haqqani network challenges US-Pakistan relations

Haqqani network challenges US-Pakistan relations

Wall Street’s 10 Worst Lies of the Year

you can't have it both ways.

Why the fugg is the Obama administration allowing these RW hacks

Avatar Takes in Another $19 Million at Box Office on Monday December 28th.

Okay the question of a decade, which years constitute a Decade?

Okay the question of a decade, which years constitute a Decade?

Financial Professionals Don’t Expect Significant Rehiring Until 2011…At Best

Former CIA agent / outed Pentagon propagandist on "Fox & Friends"...Obama "emboldened" terrorists

MrScorpio's Top Five 2009 News Stories That He Didn't Give A Fuck About

FYI- Al Qaeda is still in Afghanistan and making a come back

Liberal Group Pressures Feingold On Health Care In TV Ad

Iranian gov't does "pro" gov't rally calling for punishment of rebels "teabagger" style..

Ridge: Alledged bombing suspect doesn't deserve "full range" of constitutional rights

FBI's Most wanted terrorists

KRUGMAN: Do the Math: Guys, this is a major program to aid lower- and lower-middle-income families.

Federal Appeals Court Sets Limits on Police Use of Tasers

Chris Jansing (MSNBC) just stated underwear terrorist's struggle "between liberalism and extremism"

WTF?!?-Yoo Says 'He Never Met Bush or Cheney but Would Recommend They Torture People All Over Again'

Chris Matthews really is pathological about the Clintons

Court Sets Standards for Police Use of Stun Guns

Court Sets Standards for Police Use of Stun Guns

We all live in a classless society and here's the proof. So stop that comminist and pinko b.s.!

‘Traditional marriage’ defender Rove mocked for getting divorced

Just Curious - Have We Heard From Dick Cheney On This Underware Bomber Incident?......

AJC: Troubled Georgia bank list grows again

Divulging the last incarnation of OldLeftyLawyer - Tangerine - my dear friend Annette Appollo

Federal appeals court sets limits on police use of Tasers

Odd 3fer: Judi a real GOULIANI. Geo.Wash's descendant brawl. & DIETL judges I.Q.

Odd 3fer: Judi a real GOULIANI. Geo.Wash's descendant brawl. & DIETL judges I.Q.

Hope this is OK to repost from a TS'd DUer, but this was Tangerine la Bamba's most powerful post

Attention DU lawyers and/or educators: Test scores and potential criminality.

Of course we are now getting treated to a collective media shriek to abandon the Constitution

You Know You're a Conservative When...

Kaiser Family Foundation's Side-by-Side Comparison of Major Health Care Reform Proposals

If the bomber had been successfull...

We Need A War Tax?

Chicago Sun-Times: Foreclosures aren't fading in 2010

Former Doctor Charged With Possessing Pipe Bombs

In your opinion, is increasing the maximum income limit to qualify for medicaid beneficial?

Biometric ID Card Program Meets Resistance in Britain (from Civil Libertarians)

I was against the Senate Bill passage until I thought maybe

I take patriotism very seriously

Should the "crotch bomber" be treated as a criminal, or as an "enemy combatant"?

KKKarl Rove "troubled" by the Constitution?

FFS..let her talk Tweety!

Where are the Posts Calling for Primaries Against the Following?

Is there a point at which preventing terrorist attacks isn't worth the cost?

Remember, ... behind the eyes of those you meet may be 'quiet desperation'...

White House aims to calm bickering intel leaders: report

Good fugging grief Tweety's wife will be interviewing

Williamsburg County schools settle with students over same-race discrimination

Universal Health Care and Single Payer

Fox News asks (today) THE END OF PRIVACY?

Jim DeMint: "I Never Wanted to Break the President. We just wanted to break his momentum."

You Know You're A Conservative When...

10 people who should go away in 2010

Tiger Woods Scandal Cost Shareholders up to $12 Billion, UC Davis Study Says

Ahmadinejad Blames US, Israel For Iran Protests

Sen. Hatch admits GOP ’standard practice’ was to run up deficit

Individual mandate financial hardship exception (H.R. 3962), annual incomes under $9,350

Phone points illegal border crossers to water

What's going on with the Jon Stewart Show? They moved it to 7 pm here . . .

MSNBC Countdown: Whackjob Jamboree 2009

Wingnuts complain about Sen McCaskill - a Marine vet replies

OpenLeft: Republicans would have impeached Gore over 9/11

Airport Security: Why It Failed

Obama back up by 11 points at Gallup

Just sent this question to my Senator

Ahhh, Georgia... you can't fix stupid. "Georgia Considers Vast Gun Law Changes"

Life is risk, so how can we possibly make airline flight 100% free of terrorism?

The answer to all these suicide bombers who wear their bombs...

Supreme Court has saved toughest cases for second half

Why can't we cut the military's budget right now?

U.S. and Yemen looking at fresh targets for a potential retaliation strike

Guess who's being blamed for "prolonging the recession"?

Between the Neo-Cons , the False Flags and the Dog wagging

Reid Will Hold Roll Call Vote On TSA Administrator Nomination As Dems Fume At DeMint For Delay

Fort Hood workplace shooting

GOP congressman from California's Central Valley to retire next year

Indiana Professor Found Stabbed to Death at Home

Karl "the Family Man" Rove gets divorced!

Kudos to President Obama

Nine years later, USS Cole attack claims another victim

"Safe is not the equivalent of risk free" 448 U.S 607 (1980)

Re Mandates: Didn't Kelo establish that the government could "take" on behalf of private entities

I like this Rove story the best : Turd blossom back on the market boys...

Chavez says Obama "illusion" over

Anti-Union Efforts Intensify at Target, U.S. Companies as Obama Bill Looms

Federal Poverty Guidelines (HHS), 2009 - 2010

Detroit terror attack: British university 'complicit' in radicalisation

Vick's Courage Award Sparks Controversy

From LBN: Obama orders creation of declassification center

Mods: How do I know what goes in GD versus DU lounge?

Congratulations Al Qaeda! You just got Lisa Nowak and her astronaut diapers out of the basement

You Mean We Can't Have Fucking Both? It's One Or The Other? Seriously?

*My personal concerns with current airport security.*

BWAHAHAHAHA: KARL ROVE Granted DIVORCE In Texas

This 4 year old needs a Bone Marrow Transplant. Please sign up

mining conglomerate settles - pays $194 Million for wildlife and Habitat Resource Restoration

Satellite tracks North Pole wolf

How many screen names have you used at DU?

More shenanigans from the Out-of-Control Welfare Queens at AIG

did anyone else just watch the tribute to Dave Brubeck

What are your political New Years Resolutions?

Fundies: Illegulz hate America and are here to colonize the language and culture

Okay... is Tangerine Labamba

75 Rs Want HoR Resolution Condeming People For Saying "Happy Holidays" Instead of "Merry Xmas"

Who will be watching the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors tonight?

Since airport hassles are a hot topic, an incredible airport video to lighten the topic...

Candy Crowley: "Rev Up Security Moms"-Save Us President Daddy (by digby)

Just sayin'

Bush Had 9/11, Shoe Bomber, False Intel On Iraq, Bombings Of Our Allies, Anthrax...

Iran 'close to deal' for Kazakh uranium

Iran 'close to deal' for Kazakh uranium

Attorney: PETA Worker Neglected Snakes in His Care

If our foreign policy of pre-emptive wars, declaring prisoners non persons

As standoff with Iran continues, U.S. prepares targeted sanctions

The Pentagon Papers Part Deux

Anti-gay MP Iris Robinson stands down due to mental illness

Autumn of the Republic?

Linking to DailyKos diaries is childish

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Brad Friedman subs for Mike

Rachel, Afghanistan, dire Pentagon report..

Is there anything that Obama said he would do that he has done?

You know what they are saying now about the crotch bomber?

Why was the Kennedy Center Honors post locked & dumped into the lounge?

WikiLeaks has suspended all operations until Jan 6, hoping to raise funds:

Fox To Obama: Quit It With Your Big Words Like 'Allegedly'

A sweet discovery: Evidence reveals chocolate enjoyed in St. Augustine in the 1500s

I now own the button in my avatar

Fox News - Former UN Abassador John Bolton Demands That President Give Iran More Tangible Support

Free jello

I see shit hasn't changed one bit

Artist/Caricaturist David Levine Dead at 83

December 29 1890

The Rude Pundit - Our Destruction Seeds Sown: A Final "Fuck Off" to This Awful Decade (Part 2)

*** Bumper stickers for our times *** Add your own!

What do you think about Gerald Celente?

Federal Appeals Court Says Stop Tasing the Unarmed and Mentally Ill

Every DUer Should Read grantcart's Journal Entries On The Senate HCR Bill

Drivers flag worries over brakes on new Prius

Are all underpancers on the watchlist or only

You go Rachel - tear those torture loving Rethugs

Blackwater 'hired' Pak's intelligence, army officers: Khwaja

Pete Townshend, Sex offender? Who banned from Superbowl? Link.

Some praise for Obama Admin and their settling a 13 yr old lawsuit (details/links)

A Question for Jane Hamsher

Secret mobile phone code cracked

We bomb Afghanistan so well-educated Nigerians don't blow up aeroplanes over Chicago

Customer interest in 79.9% credit card is 'phenomenal'

Lt. Col. Gary Hensley, telling soldiers to “hunt people for Jesus"

Lt. Col. Gary Hensley, telling soldiers to “hunt people for Jesus"

Apparently a friend of mine was on that Detroit flight

"Squandered Opportunity" (Obama's Retreat on HCR) by Greider

I have never flown out of the US. What I question is

I would like to propose a new forum wherein our community can celebrate lives of those we've lost.

THE Comprehensive HCR Kos Diary!!!! If You Read ONE THING About HCR, This Should Be It

Jim DeMint would rather stick it to the unions than protect our country

Here is someone trying for a Darwin Award: Tree Surfing...

Lieberman: How About Another War?

It's pretty embarassing to set fire to/blow off your balls & have your undies on CNN every 5 min

It's pretty embarassing to set fire to/blow off your balls & have your undies on CNN every 5 min

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Climbs for Second Month

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Climbs for Second Month

Consumer Confidence in U.S. Climbs for Second Month

There is a middle-class tax time bomb ticking in the Senate’s version of HCR - By BOB HERBERT

MSNBC: Free broadcast TV may go way of the VHS tape

Karl Rove granted divorce in Texas

Personal Loan modifcation story from today..wamu/chase

Parents not legally in the USA, but their children born here. Deport before children reach age 18?

Parents not legally in the USA, but their children born here. Deport before children reach age 18?

Wingnut former state AG reviews Avatar; calls it "shallow and false"

Poll: Ben Nelson in trouble over healthcare reform

Could you tolerate 1 hour in a confined space w/o access to restroom, reading material, etc..

Surely, the "good Christians" on the right will support my call for the enactment and

Dean Foods pulls bait-and-switch on "organic" Silk soymilk

Whose enemy are we actually attacking in Yemen?

May God damn George W Bush and the Republican Party.

Has any military action in the last 50 years been justified?

Her name is Barbara Lee and she's the only Congressional Rep to vote against invading Afghanistan

Reid vows to force vote on TSA nominee DeMint blocked

Did you know that BBC World News and Al Jazeera English are broadcast 24/7 for free online?

I can respect the "kill the bill" sentiment. What I can't respect at all

Politico

TSA announces all underwear to be worn outside pants from now on. nt.

Do you know what you're eating? A new twist.

Why is there no limit on dedictibles in this so called health insurance "reform"?

Michael Moore's Piece de Resistance.....

I had to lock my doors for the first time since I came to live here and that's more than ten years.

DeMint defends blocking appointment of TSA chief

Men-hating women (a rant)

Half of USDA Farm Subsidy Dollars Go to Just 4% of Farms

Epic fail - no help on foreclosures

Some Airport Toons...

When will gay marriage be legal in all 50 states?

Let's humiliate al-Qaeda further. What should we call that failed explosive underwear?

Let's humiliate al-Qaeda further. What should we call that failed explosive underwear?

Let's humiliate al-Qaeda further. What should we call that failed explosive underwear?

Let's humiliate al-Qaeda further. What should we call that failed explosive underwear?

Judge orders records opened in Palin custody case

When the world financial world fell apart, I looked at my own profession

Major trucking-shipping-commerce bankruptcy looms in 2 days.............or tonight

Today's Terrorists: Spoiled Rich Kids

That all-too-familiar, giddy, bipartisan climate: Can you feel it?

Great photo from Iran.

I see that Daily Kos is on the offensive with the health insurance bill. Ask Kos WHO is going to

Court orders three anti-H-1B sites disabled

WE ARE TERRORIZING OURSELVES!

No, We're Not a Broken People

Just One Dog....or a Christmas Miracle???

Brace for a "Jobless Decade"

I don't mean to be an asshole here but can we quit speculating

Because I Am a Life-Long Democrat, I Will Not Support a Primary Challenge to Obama

Some seniors take 10-19 medications daily

Kos Diary: ""Kill The Bill" Is Their Only Answer"

If community clinics are gonna become our public option...

Ron Sparks says he'll stay in Alabama governor's race after all

Former Sen. Chafee to run for governor of R.I.

Bristol Palin Seeks Full Custody of Son Tripp

Drummer Jimmy Sullivan dead at 28

Republic of Money: Dulles, DuPont, Brown Brothers, CIA: Pt. 1

Who, if anyone among our political "leaders," do you trust?

Anti-gay Lisa Miller may have kidnapped little Isabella and fled

Anti-gay Lisa Miller may have kidnapped little Isabella and fled

You want your tinfoil, got your tinfoil right here....

In These Times: The rise of Starbucks reveals how we really live, and it ain’t pretty

In These Times: The rise of Starbucks reveals how we really live, and it ain’t pretty

In These Times: The rise of Starbucks reveals how we really live, and it ain’t pretty

Universal health care? We keep the candy, You can have the wrapper. Wait. Give us the wrapper, too.

Devastating Criticisms of the Health "Reform" Bill:

Anti-choice wackjob Susan B Anthony's List making inroads to liberal states, we must fight BACK

"If that means you have to deny him pain medication because he's badly burned, do that"

Bob Herbert: A Less Than Honest Policy (middle-class tax time bomb in HCR bill)

My wish for all of you for 2010 is a great and prosperous New Year

Australian astronomer finds crater from ancient stories, Google maps

This was awesome. Ron Paul vs Ben Stein!

Are animals entitled to basic legal rights?

How progressive are you? What is your score on the American Progress Quiz?

'A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.'

It is time to give the "realists" a dose of reality

Yet another bonanza payout at ***AIG***: Outgoing AIG counsel to get millions in severance pay

"The #1 Film Of The Decade"

Anyone discover Thrift Shopping recently?

Any mods around tonight?

What an incredible way to lose a fantasy football championship...(MNF spoilers)

Lawyer repellent!

who said: "Life is not like a box of chocolates. It's more like a jar of jalapenos...

The drummer in Avenged Sevenfold died.

Sorry Banker's Life & Casualty, I'm not interested in your sales pitch

Favorite SNL skits over the years...

Maryanne Amacher obit- fascinating sound composer

No matter what you think of the New York Times...

Do you think Mike Brady was a high powered architect?

The underwear bomber? Or is it firecracker bomber? Give me a break already...

I am so tired

I just want to apologize to everyone on DU, in case I die tomorrow

Jeff Bridges: so completely underrated

A Story about Adoption that almost restores my faith in humanity.

Can you imagine if this guy existed in real life? You'd punch him in the face...no questions asked.

John Coltrane vs Charlie Parker

How George Bush escaped involvment in a war crime

YouTube - Taj Mahal, "Bright Lights Big City," Montreux 1999, w/ legendary Johnnie Johnson on piano

Where The Wild Things Are vs Wild Things 2

YouTube - Joe Bonamassa, a very tasty 9-minute "Reconsider Baby," live in Akron OH,10-23-2004

Real heroes!

YouTube - Joe Bonamassa with Walter Trout, "Rock Me Baby," Winter Park "Blues From The Top" Festival

TV ads we love to hate

YouTube - Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana, Steve Lukather, "Super Boogie," Live 1980s, Karuizawa, Japan

Facebook question

More Cowbell! vs The Continental

If I was Beetle Bailey...

Redd Foxx vs. Red Five.

NCAA, TV talk about bigger men’s tourney

Little Sister vs. Little Sister

Going Under

Fear and Loathing: The Board Game!!!!!

I just met Dr Oz

Why can't we cut the military's budget right now?

Is this 200,000 rupees?

Alice Coltrane vs Dorothy Ashby

Barbara Lewis - The Windmills of your Mind

I just got turned on to this guitar player, Wow,

Them Crooked Vultures - Elephant (Live).............

FBI Memo Shows They Considered "Its a Wonderful Life" to be Communist Propaganda

How is it like living in France?

Our House vs Our House

Sherlock Holmes (trying to avoid spoilers)

Marvin Gaye vs. Michael Bolton

I haven't been to see a movie in a year. Should I see AVATAR?

Yikes! Bronchitis and sinus infection.

RIP, Tangerine (my sister's cat)

*SHINE ON ME!*

Can You Remember Your Boss from Hell? Describe Him/Her.

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt, Atlanta 1977, "Heatwave"

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt, Atlanta 1977, "Poor Poor Pitiful Me"

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt, Atlanta 1977, "When Will I Be Loved"

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt, Atlanta 1977, "It's So Easy"

I had a flashback

While reading DU the following exchange came to mind:

Bobby Darin "If I were a Carpenter" If this can't get you laid, nothing will.

Are the Vikings now out of the playoffs?

Who the hell is "Auld Lang Syne?"

Who the hell is "Auld Lang Syne?"

Where does the expression "screwed the pooch" come from?

what are some terms of endearment you use with your friends?

so i turn 40 on friday

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt, Atlanta 1977, "Silver Threads & Golden Needles"

Karl Rove is single again

Phobia's..

thank you for whomever bought me a star!!!!!

The perfect .gif image

Apparently Americo Vespucci has regained his sanity....

Just One Dog - A Christmas Miracle?

Agree or Disagree: The only thing more enjoyable than chocolate is bacon?

I need help in finding an attorney

i think skinner should require mandatory recs for all my threads

For Christmas I got the remixed Beatles collection...

Is this workout/exercise schedule too much for a beginner?

If I had a time machine, I'd be the second trombone player you see here.

It was 40 today has been cold or cool since the end of November, is this Houston.

In what countries might it be common to spell

How does he manage to keep going?????

FYI to DUers

Oh god, be careful who friends you on Facebook

never mind

What knucklehead approved (and got paid for) THIS idiotic commercial?

Does anyone know what Marcellus Wallace looks like?

Living in a motor home?

You lookin' at me?

Ohhhh ohh oooooh oh oh oh ooooooh oh...

Anybody want a piece of Paula Deen dark rum pecan pie, I don't like pecan pie.

SHIT! My cat has maybe two months to live...

I'll get paid for killing, and this town is full of people who deserve to die.

did anyone else just watch the tribute to Dave Brubeck

James Brown and Bob Dylan had a baby...

Same Sex Marriage vs Same Marriage Sex

drummer?

So, don't ask me no questions

Brubek....

The new Chick Tract is up. Don't bother.

Those of you who do the 'Twitter.' Explain the controversy of the new style of 'retweet.'

Zatoichi

I'm drinkin' me some Killian's and eating some PIE

Have you ever been to the ER with a migraine?

OK, I have decided to have the feral I mentioned last week euthanized

Are we cursed?

KY Intense

How many screen names have you used at DU?

What if all men had DD breasts?

what would it be like if men didn't have penises?

Steven Seagal. WTF is up with that fucker???

15 minutes of genius

L'homme des marais

E BAY QUESTION

Can someone help me with an Ebay question?

YouTube - Linda Ronstadt, Atlanta 1977, "Tumblin' Dice / You're No Good"

Fuck, I'd take my chances with lung cancer....

George Segal. What is up with that fucker?

DU sailors, we have located an inexpensive Westsail 32 (pic heavy)

Unexpected experience yesterday afternoon.

Julie Powell's new book is painfully unreadable. "Julie and Julia" must have been

What's Your Least Favorite Burger Topping/Condiment?

What if Bob Dylan had giant DD Breasts and no penis?

8 months without alcohol, 1 month without a cigarette

My baby made everyone on the flight happy.

Can you hear the kiddie ringtone?

2010: Will you call it 'Twenty ten' or 'Two thousand and ten"?

What is this other site that "cannot be named"

Am I the only one who thought "The Lovely Bones" (the book) sucked?

BTW, anyone know when SSDI payment is for Dec.? For example,

I wish you all a wonderful 2010. Happy NEW YEAR

Andrew Lloyd Webber vs. Smoke Detector Alarm

Winter wonderland---pic heavy

What's your favorite "bad" movie?

As the World Turns

The clues were there for the Fort Hood shooter and the Crotch bomber.

"Informal Work Begins on House, Senate Health Reform Compromise"

Killing the Health Care Bill, even as Weak as It is, is Falling for a SUCKER BET!

The Senate bill includes a tax on brand-name drug companies and health insurers

Dictatorships, whether single or by committee are a no go for a Democrat

Krugman: Part D, revisited

"Majority Of Tea Party Group's Spending Went To GOP Firm That Created It"

AFL-CIO: Senate health care bill still inadequate

CA-19: Radanovich Retires

"Ten Things to Watch in the Health-Care Reform Conference"

GOP candidate criticizes Hoekstra for citing attempted terrorist attack in fundraising letter

Five notable bills from '09

President Obama Did Use The Word 'Terrorism' At West Point, Despite What You May Have Heard

Health Care Industry Coordinating Effort To Opt States Out Of Health Care Reform

Hate, and ideology, or racism.

We're gonna be fighting over HCR for the next 10 years

I was told by a friend of mine that their insurance provides for $10,000 a year out of pocket.

Why the most vehement critics of the bill will never be taken seriously

Rosa DeLauro, Key Pro-Choice Dem, Makes Case For Senate Abortion Language

Senate Republicans oppose federal judicial nominee Edward Chen

Bush Waited Six Days To Discuss Shoe Bomber With No GOP Complaints

Maybe They Forgot About Richard Reid

“Barack in the light of America, just about to say “thank you.”

An apology to the "Cheerleaders"

Hey, Heads Up for the Kennedy Center Honors 12/29/09 9pm~CBS

Krugman: Republicans misreading the polling on repealing HCR

DNC Calls GOP Rep. Hoekstra 'Shameful' For Raising Funds Off Botched Attack

GOP Cravenness: Rep. Hoekstra tries to make money off plot to blow up Americans

"Its as though an adult is leading this country finally... and it feels good"

Isn't she married?

Let me get this right: Did Bush release those former Gitmo prisoners?

WH: "the problems (Americans) face aren’t just talking points, sound bites, or political arguments."

Netanyahu, A Proud Member of the "Party of No"?

New report refutes claims that health care excise tax would not hurt middle class

Beltway Dems: If We Let GOP Criticism On Terror Go Unanswered We Win

President Obama has issued a new executive order on Classified National Security Information

Robert Novak the hollow center.

3/30/09: Yemeni Detainees Pose Problem in Closing Gitmo

"Kerry Has Reportedly Filed Formal Request to Visit Iran"

Marshall hires new operative

Gov. Freudenthal Hires NY Political Polling Firm

Gov. Freudenthal Hires NY Political Polling Firm

Former Dem Threatened With Legal Action Over Last-Minute Voter Data Download

Employers see uptick in hiring in 2010

Who will be watching the 32nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors tonight?

Owings poised to challenge O'Malley in Md. governor's race

Let me get this straight... Bush releases unrepentant terrorists who then attack a US flight and

‘Stay Union-Free’ Pushed by Target, Michaels as Obama Law Looms

Herbert: Tax on "Cadillac plans" being sold "as something that will affect only the rich"

Obama Curbs Secrecy of Classified Documents (NYT)

Let's Face It, There Are A SIGNIFICANT Amount Of People Who Are UPSET That The Terror Attack Failed

GOP Condemns Senate Ad Calling Frontrunner Gay

Why are the wingnuts going crazy over Obama's waiting 72 hours? Would it have

Senators Lieberman, McCain And Graham Ask Obama To Halt Transfer Of Yemeni Gitmo Detainees

ABC News: Did Obama Respond Too Late to Terror Plot? Critics Assail President

ABC News: Did Obama Respond Too Late to Terror Plot? Critics Assail President

Marriage Warrior Karl Rove Gets a Divorce

If They Really Want To Politicize National Security

Republicans blocked Obama TSA nominee on ideological grounds... just like in 1996...

POTUS on Xmas Terror Incident, “system failure has occurred.”

4 months.. Repub. DeMint has held up the TSA head.. we are lucky that we did not have another 9/11

On Napolitano's "the system worked" comment

Bush Waited Six Days To Discuss Shoe Bomber With No GOP Complaints

Bush Waited Six Days To Discuss Shoe Bomber With No GOP Complaints

Senator Sanders: "This is the strongest health care reform passed in this country since Medicare"

William Greider -- "Squandered Opportunity"

Poll: Obama still very popular among African-Americans, but 'thrill is gone'

Obama Administration Looking Out for Labor in 2010

Anyone else kinda surprised that we haven't heard from Cheney?

Could anyone beat Obama in a primary challenge?

NYT: BREAKING NEWS 8:28 PM ET: U.S. Had Information Before Christmas of a Terror Plot

We Won Round One on Health Care

Where the f**** are all the Democrats?

Huffington Post: Dead To Me

Ezra Klein: Attacking the excise tax -- and cost control

Ezra Klein: Attacking the excise tax -- and cost control

'He Just Does What He Thinks Is Right' article on Obama

Obama's Smart Sex Education Funding

Specter has been a better Democrat than most Blue Dogs?

Awful HCR law won't be made better in future. There will be no "first step".

Will Obama have a realistic Democratic primary challenger?

Inspired by hate, idiot Freepers go all Socialist.

The healthcare reform is exactly what one would have expected

Obama tanking even further in latest Gallup poll-I'm sure the media will be all over this

Chavez says Obama "illusion" over

The Republicans' Disdain for the American People Should Be the Story of 2009

Putin hopes Ukraine will meet its oil transit obligations

Afghan civilian casualties up 10%: UN

Officials: Gunmen kill 5 Sunni guards in Iraq

Bristol Palin Seeks Full Custody of Son Tripp

Ron Sparks says he'll stay in Alabama governor's race after all

Complaint filed against Fiesta Bowl

Former Sen. Chafee to run for governor of R.I.

Web posts suggest lonely, depressed terror suspect

GSM (Cell Phone) Encryption Cracked

Israel arrests nuclear whistle-blower

Radanovich retiring

Karl Rove granted divorce in Texas

Putin: Russia To Develop Offensive Weapons To Keep Balance With U.S.

Oil Near $79 a Barrel; Pump Prices Ticking Up

US house prices up for fifth month

Haqqani network challenges US-Pakistan relations

Afghan soldier kills U.S. servicemember-Afghan official

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 28

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 28

Drivers flag worries over brakes on new Prius

NBC criticized for 'chequebook journalism'

GM plans to rush Pontiac, Saturn sales: report

Iran accuses Britain of meddling

Putin urges US to share missile defense data

DeMint defends blocking appointment of TSA chief

White House decries Israel's plan to build homes in East Jerusalem

Report: Ex-Barona Worker Who Fired Shots Still In Building

Obama Is Told of Signs That Should Have Grounded Plot

Reid Will Hold Roll Call Vote On TSA Administrator Nomination As Dems Fume At DeMint For Delay

Secret mobile phone code cracked

Detroit terror attack: British university 'complicit' in radicalisation

Indiana Professor Found Stabbed to Death at Home

Italian tax amnesty raises 95bn euros

Outback Steakhouse To Pay $19 Million In Sexual Bias Suit

Nevada reins in horse herds, but critics decry methods

Karl Rove granted divorce in Texas

(UK) Companies try to avoid 50% top tax rate by altering pay policies

US rejects Russian missile shield concerns

Iran rally leaders 'enemies of God'

Taser ruling sets standards for police, claims

GMAC to get another $3.5B in federal aid

Dear Hamsher and Huffington, some points for you to ponder:

Repeal of Nebraska Tuition Bill Draws Support

Health Lobby Takes Fight to the States

Yemen says may harbor up to 300 Qaeda suspects

Hacker pleads guilty in huge credit card theft case

Egypt blocks US activists' march

Obama Is Told of Signs That Should Have Grounded Plot

Employers See Uptick In Hiring In 2010

Detroit airline suspect managed to visit U.S. in 2004, 2008 despite security agencies' concerns

New bill introduced to try and lower credit card interest rates

Pennsylvania Supremes Hand Workers A Win

Photographs unearthed of first Ellis Island immigrant: report

President Obama: 'A Systemic Failure Has Occurred'

Climate change will cover with water a natural preserve in Cuba in 20 years

Obama orders creation of declassification center

Ayatollah Khamenei's Jet Checked, Iran Supreme Leader May Flee To Russia If Necessary

Officials: U.S., Yemen reviewing targets for possible strike

California Science Center is sued for canceling a film promoting intelligent design

McCollum to look into proposed insurance requirement

McCollum to look into proposed insurance requirement

Tom Ridge: Terror suspect doesn't deserve 'full range' of rights

Company Recalls Tylenol for Arthritis (Moldy, nausea, stomach pain, vomiting and diarrhea)

The Senate bill is mostly funded by the tax on health plans. $149 Billion vs. $54B from rich people.

Poll: Ben Nelson in political trouble

Vt. judge: Birth mom must give child to ex-partner

No carry-on bags for flights to U.S. (from Canada)

Coming Soon: The annual Lounge singers fund raiser!

Growing Local Takes Off, As Giant Agribiz Becomes More Dominant

Announcing the 2009 P.U.-Litzer Prizes

The Nation: Misterioso (Thelonious Monk)

The 21st Century's First Authentic Revolution

Truffle Breakfast, $67,000 Bordeaux Entice at Arnault Hotel

Muslim Youth Radicalization or Politically Correct Islamophobia?

Trying to Sway America’s Cuba Policy With Song

Larry David and Leon Deconstruct the 'Underwear Bomber'

How not to solve a financial crisis

Homeland Security Institutes Controversial 'Nigerian Watch List'

Suvivalism Lite: meet the preppers

Climate change will cover with water a natural preserve in Cuba in 20 years

Former Guantanamo detainees fuel growing al-Qaeda cell

Terrorist Experts Caution: Don't Always Trust a 'Father's Warning'

Iranians Want Regime Change

Lieberman pays no price for political treachery

Health Insurance Monopolies Are Illegal. There Is No Insurance Antitrust Exemption

Wall Street Scroogism Wrecking America

E-mails inside AIG reveal executives struggling with growing crisis

"New Year's Resolution: Don't Apologize for Democrats"--Jeff Cohen

(Instead of less) More herbicide use reported on genetically modified crops

Portrait of Dennis Hastert By Sibel Edmonds

Yes, Yemen Has Oil

Just How Racist Is the Tea Party Movement?

Little Green Men

It's news to me

Just how "broad" is the appeal of the Tea Party Movement and its *message*

Analysis: Many Question 'System Worked' Comment (Janet Napolitano)

Blue Cross Can't Wait - The Bloodsucking Begins

Ray McGovern: Are Presidents Afraid of the CIA?

Iran 27 Dec 09 Tehran Ashura Protest

"Come Little Rabbit" - Peace Song By Akmal Shaikh, Brit With Bipolar Executed In China

The Liberal dilemma

Sarah Palin Talks About Her Lie Of The Year Award

TYT: Democrat Switches Parties: Why Are Republicans Unhappy?

Rachel Maddow: America's War With Yemen

Tehran Looks Like A War Zone After A Weekend Of Protest

Richard Clarke: "The Obama Administration Is Ahead Of The Curve On Yemen"

Senate Agendas in 2010

Rape in the ranks: Female US soldiers raped by comrades fight war on two fronts

Specter: Republicans Plotted Early to Stop Bipartisanship, Beat Obama In 2012

Joe Lieberman Says No (LOL)

AUDIO| President Obama: Airline Attack Result of 'Systemic Failure' - 12/29/09

Iran 27 Dec 09 Protest Police Van running over people

Keith Olbermann: Countdown Favorites 2009 (Full Show)

Rachel Maddow: Repubs Indulge In Crotch Bomber Terrorism Torture Fantasies

Coast to Coast AM 12/28/09 Predatory Capitalism Part 1/14

75 years ago, Gen. Smedley Butler exposed an attempted fascist takeover of the U.S.

Mike Gallagher On Faux & Friends: Put Anyone Who Is A "Known Muslim" In A Separate Line!

Stop the bullets. Kill the gun

If you love George Bailey - MOVE YOUR MONEY - Transfer your money from big banks to community banks!

The Year 2009

Passengers on Detroit Flight Witness Accomplice and Passenger Video

Rachel Maddow: Breaking News - Pentagon Report Says Afghanistan Mission Faces HUGE Obstacles

Peak Oil Review

Drumbeat: December 29, 2009

USGS - Mid-Pliocene Arctic & Nordic Sea Warming Provides Useful Benchmarks For Conditions To 2100 AD

Egypt Busy Planting Resistant Wheat Strains As Stem Rust Approaches From North - Reuters

Munich Re Sees Climate-Related Losses Mounting

Mini E range plummets as winter hits the northeast

Meet The Preppers - AKA Survivalism Lite - Newsweek

Areva,FNEG Plan 1 Or 2 EPR Nuclear Units In California

Copenhagen & Economic Growth - You Can't Have Both

The Footprints of Consumption

New American Every 14 Seconds Pushes Population to 308 Million

Oh! Oh! New Nuclear Power Plant in Finland Announces It's First Leak!!!!

NASA./JPL Study - Tahoe, Other Big Sierra Lakes Warming Faster Than Surrounding Atmosphere

World's largest solar project prompts environmental debate

Financial sector mounts lobbying campaign to fight new regulation plan

Complaint filed against Fiesta Bowl

Saints (D) End Bobby McCray arrested for DUI at 4:30 this morning

Help me out. It looks like The Cowpies and the Iggles could play again in the Wild Card weekend.

The most complicated scenario. How the Broncos could get in:

San Francisco Giants sign Mark DeRosa

San Francisco Giants sign Mark DeRosa

Miami/Wisconsin Game should be a good one tonight....

Horned Frogs arrive in style for Fiesta Bowl

Is the Rooney rule still necessary?

Pro bowl selctions out tonight at 7 east

EagleBank Bowl??

So who's gonna play left field for America's PED Team next year?

Colombia detains Ven. soldier in Colombian territory (Spanish)

Hugo Chavez's Domestic Crisis: A Plague of Kidnappings

5 killed in Caracas massacre celebrating Day of the Innocents festival

What comes next

OFFICIAL end of year LatAm forum "Some people say ..." thread.

Gaza report finds major powers complicit

Israeli Military Constructs New Roadblock In West Bank Village, Crippling Farmers’ Economy

Top Ten Middle East Crises, 2009

Ahmadinejad Blames US, Israel For Iran Protests

Which team will allow Bret Favor to ruin their playoff chances in 2010?

500+ US-based academics, authors & artists endorse the academic and cultural boycott of Israel

Egypt blocks US activists' march

Jimmy Carter's Ridiculous Apology For Criticizing The Occupation

Bumping into someone in a bar

Alleged intruder shot and killed at Las Cruces apartment complex

Police: would-be robber shot by own stolen gun

Mountain Lion Shot after Killing Family Dog

Another compliant store clerk is shot and killed

Homeowner Shoots Man Trying to Break Into Pickup

Ahhh, Georgia... you can't fix stupid. "Georgia Considers Vast Gun Law Changes"

Would Be Robber Shoots Self In Foot With Sawed-Off Shotgun.

CCW holder shoots unarmed man and is charged

AP: Nursing home’s sale challenged

Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type

Worst home-front disaster of WWII gets recognition (untrained workers get 8 to 15 years hard labor)

Support Twin Cities janitors on Wednesday (12-30-09)

I'm sworn to secrecy until the report is released

Today in Labor History Dec 29 U.S. Army troops massacred 150 men, women and children, OSHA signed

Cold evening, with fog settling in

2009: A Look Back...

External flash for my Canon G10

you will be assimilated

Panasonic Develops Direct Methanol Fuel Cell System with High Power Output and Durability

Carpe Diem? Maybe Tomorrow

This article about adoption almost restores my faith in humanity.

Top 10 Stories of 2009 in Gay Couples Law

Halfway to Pluto

Malawi police arrest couple after gay wedding

Rove: Champion of "traditional" divorce

Body of sea urchin acts as one big eye

Neuroscientists Store Information in Isolated Brain Tissue

JPMorgan’s Dimon Called Darling to Reject Bonus Tax

“What’s in Store for 2010"

The World's Biggest Bond Fund Is Moving Aggressively Into Corporate Holdings

Financial sector mounts lobbying campaign to fight new regulation plan

Credit Card Delinquencies, Chargeoffs Rise Again; Bank of America Has Credit Card Headaches

Fannie Mae: Delinquencies Increase Sharply in October

What Will the World Reserve Currency System Become? The Stakes Are Enormous

Consumer Confidence - Better?

Does Golden Pay for the CEOs Sink Stocks? (A: Yes.)

Consumer confidence rises in Dec, but still weak

Chinese Firm Refuses To Pay Goldman $80 Million For Bad Derivatives Bets

Employers see uptick in hiring in 2010

"Experts say risk-averse investors are effectively financing a second bailout of banks.."

A Longer, Deeper Recession Looms

For Those Who Have Passed ~ And Those Who Grieve...

I saw Avatar, and went with low expectations. (No spoilers but discuss basic storyline)

Are you paying attention to your 12 Days Of Christmas Dreams? 2009 ed.

North Magnetic Pole Moving East Due to Core Flux

My plan...

Researchers Find New Patterns In H1N1 Deaths

Disinfectants Cause Some Bacteria to Adapt, Thrive

A Patient Dies, and Then the Anguish of Litigation

Child Abuse Leaves Its Mark on Victim’s DNA

What Happened to the Hominids Who Were Smarter Than Us?

New grading system for county teachers [Baltimore County]

Is it a good idea for an academic department to hire and regulate the conduct of professors?

Education Secretary Arne Duncan's legacy as Chicago schools chief questioned

Should I Join the NRA?

Cambridge woman says ex used Snickers wrappers to put curse on her

End Times pastor brings an end to his sons life on Christmas day

a resolution condemning people for saying 'Happy Holidays' rather than 'Merry Christmas'

From a Theist to an Atheist.

Good Gawd. It was like Cape Cawd. She cooked it like scrawd, but it was actually cawd.

Got some boudin and need a good recipe

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