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Archives: December 4, 2009

Do you hate TRUE/FALSE polls?

Rachel: America without a middle class.

Hey, I've got a great stimulus idea. Let's give all the money to the rich people!

Join Peace Fresno, 12/4 4:30-6:30pm SE corner of Shaw and Blackstone: Protest Escalation of troops

Sarah Palin Goes 'Birther': Obama Birth Certificate 'A Fair Question' (VIDEO)

Mary Landrieu: Hurricane case management focussed more on process than on results

Ret. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson discusses possibility of a conspiracy to kill JFK

Suicide bomber hits Somali graduation, 22 dead

Host a Jobs Discussion in Your Community

This employment situation needs to be fixed NOW The Latest Harassment From Apex Tech

Well Friedman don't like this escalation

Roger Ebert on new agers and creationists

Nasty Rupert

Nasty Rupert

Jobs Summit Features Execs Who Have Cut Many Jobs

You're all worthless and weak

Video DU Doesn't Want You To See?

U.S. White House blogger suggests better times for Afghan people

U.S. White House blogger suggests better times for Afghan people


Annoying Conservative On Facebook

So why did Alan Colmes leave Hannity & Colmes, really?

Santa.........' Please use the outhouse and not the roof'

The people vs the entertainment industry

Will the Comcast/NBC/Universal deal go through?

It's time to kiss the week goodbye, THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY!!!

Eric Woolfson, Co-Founder of Alan Parsons Project, Dies at 64

“Administration Considering Additional Subsidies and Tax Breaks”

So Florida, Charlie gave out the number for the ladies instead of kiddie care.

"What Obama Said and Failed to Say About Afghanistan"

A man of character

Happiest States are Wealthy and Tolerant --no shit, Sherlock.

Jefferson letter found among documents

Could you imagine 45 million Americans living on $6 per day?

IRS sells SD Indian tribe's land to settle debt

Roman Polanski transferred to undisclosed location

Afghanistan: The Betrayal

After protests in Los Angeles, Salvation Army to stop checking Social Security numbers for toy drive

The Customer Service Hall of Shame

White House Jobs Summit: Real Progress or PR Stunt?

Please tell me there is still time to use the Reconcilation Process

The Truth about the H1N1 Flu

Is Repaying TARP Good for Bank of America (and Taxpayers?)

Is Repaying TARP Good for Bank of America (and Taxpayers?)

what is wrong with this statement: abolish the Federal Reserve: private money creation = public debt

what is wrong with this statement: abolish the Federal Reserve: private money creation = public debt

The rich care more about their listing in these things more than they ever will about us.

The Democratic/Progressive Decade Awards

Thank you, Jon Stewart, for having Michael Specter talking about Denialism

Funding for Louisiana raises questions

Funding for Louisiana raises questions

Funding for Louisiana raises questions

This story shows how employees are screwn in a right-to-work,” “at will employment” state.

Free milk and a cow: why strong candidates do not win

THANK Goodness for Thom Hartmann!!!

Reevaluating A Once-Proud Moniker


Push back on Health Care Reform

I decided to listen to Mika & Joe's radio show.. and boy what a surprise

Beijing broods over its arc of anxiety

Erik Prince is the American Osama Bin Laden: a CIA asset with a lot of money and gunmen

Dupe. Pls. Delete. nt

IA GOP state senator's miracle cure for special-needs children

Dupe thread

Fuck the President for Afghanistan!!!

I'm no fan of Jeffrey Sachs but he

U.S. Military Unveils Huge New Prison in Afghanistan

The one instance where Democrats need to work with Republicans.

Captain Matthew Hoh

SNOW in the forecast for South Mississippi tonight

Let's REALLY save traditional marriage...

'Teabagger' Is The New 'N****r'!

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emptywheel: The Press Corpse Needs a Mirror

Victory for truth in wine labeling laws -- meet Napa Valley's newest AVA

Is this what you call irony?

Scholars question validity of new conservative online Bible project

Fla. Judge Wants Footage in 'Girls Gone Wild' Suit

Bin Laden seen in Afghanistan in 2009

a limerick and a Verse-Case Scenario re: snake cheney's mouthings

Is anybody watching the republican colloquy on the senate floor?

Listen to the people who still need jobs, Mr. President.

One interesting (and positive) nugget from the new jobs data

State by State Data About Student Debt

House votes to extend inheritance tax on wealthy estates, canceling one-year repeal in 2010

a water war report

a water war report

Jewish groups point out religious conservatives are trying to have it both ways with Stupak

You Want To Know Something That I'm POSITIVELY GIDDY About?

Afghanistan is the rock on which the former USSR fell, and broke into pieces

it takes 18 mos. to move 30,000 troops? i say wtf.

Kurtz article reminds me why I still support our President and the Democratic Party

Ex-UK defense chief: US declared Iraq win too soon

Gov. Crist Gives Number To Sex Line

Can someone tell me when the Congress will be voting on appropriations for

Can someone tell me when the Congress will be voting on appropriations for

Can someone tell me when the Congress will be voting on appropriations for

Unemployment rate is 3.20 % and dropping

Tell Sen Banking Chrm Dodd what you think Re: re-hiring "Bailout-WS-crooks but Renig-on-SS" Bernanke

"Party Of No" Says "Yes" To Nuclear Waste

Kucinich: Prolonging Afghan war a ‘threat to our national security’

Inside the FHA Audit: the Disaster of Seller Financing

Inside the FHA Audit: the Disaster of Seller Financing

President Obama and SoS Clinton taped messages to people of Afghanistan and Pakistan

In real estate, nesting is the new flipping

GOP: "If Obama is truly interested in job creation, then he should stop campaigning for reelection"

for movie buffs - The Fabulous Picture Show - Doha Tribeca Film Festival

for movie buffs - The Fabulous Picture Show - Doha Tribeca Film Festival

Battle on late-term abortions shifts to clinic in Nebraska

Exploding Debt

Survey: One-Third of Youths Engage in Sexting

I did find one parallel between Vietnam and Afghanistan

Where is the Afganistan bodycount??? n/t


OK. It's official. "Healthcare" in the US is so FUBAR that it almost does not exist.

Writing Resumes For People

GOP talking point of the day

A few decades late, Andrew Sullivan discovers the conservative movement's flaws

Report: Russia, US may sign arms deal next week in Prague

Bernie Sanders on Thom Hartmann's show right now

Call your Senator and tell them you don't want Bernacke reappointed to the head of the Fed

Break Out That Pen And Paper

"we were attacked first"

VA Tech officials alerted their families, but not public, as shooting unfolded

REALITY CHECK: 40% identify as Conservative, 36% as Moderate, 20% as Liberal

Obama announces new jobs initiative - We're all gonna be Mall Santa's

POTUS should operate under exactly the same set of moral principles as an normal citizen

"That Sinking Feeling"

Crime, forgiveness, and good news on a number of levels

Gohmert opposes estate tax extension because ‘Jesus never advocated the government go steal.’

Very important primary race to replace Ted Kennedy in the Senate: volunteers needed for Progressive

Wonder if the buisiness who "had to move [his business] to Asia" asking the President right now for

Would You Support US Troops Following the Taliban/al-qaeda Into Pakistan?

My local wing-nut run newspaper won't even mention unemployment unless its going up. Look

Afghanistan Documentaries

An update on Cabot Creamery:

Sen. Sherrod Brown: No Negotiations On The Public Option, As Far As I'm Concerned

Soldier's mother learning more about daughter's death

Soldier's mother learning more about daughter's death

Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Santa's Little Helper turns the War on Christmas up a notch

The Rude Pundit - Glenn Beck's Christmas Sweater Live Broadcast: A Rude Review

How does Wolf Blitzer know what Russ Feingold's response to these questions are going to be .....

Former faux news host on Herr Beck

Hold on to your hats: David Vitter has done something right!

Google Begins Banning AdWords Advertisers Again: December '09 Big Ban

In fairness, this war is not new. Keep that in mind

In fairness, this war is not new. Keep that in mind

Pakistan Rawalpindi mosque suicide attack kills many

The latest dumb outrage, this time from the left and the right, over the Sun-Maid girl's Makeover

It's all about jobs you say?. Then we must place tariffs on foreign goods

Obama seeks assistance from new adviser on Economic Affairs

Specter To Lieberman, Collins: Reread The Fine Print On The Public Option

Wow, 2.3 million people!

GOP congressman opposes timeline because Afghanistan extremists ‘wait centuries to get even.’

Is Containing Al-Qaeda the Real Endgame in Afghanistan-Pakistan?

Where's the exit strategy for Afghanistan?

Aetna to drop half-million insured to meet Wall Street expectations...

Only 30 house Democrats have worse party loyalty than Kucinich

One of the reasons INDYMAC and most probably others are not doing loan modifications

ON NOW Max Keiser on Thom Hartmann Show

Now Mother Teresa has appeared on a cutting board.

A sliver of help for some homeowners. FDIC weighs reducing principal on $45B in mortgages

Is there some way class action proceedings could be brought

Sarah Palin Went BIRTHER, Then Flip-Flopped

Where have you been all my life? By Mark Morford

FYI, the topology of Afghanistan

SIZE Does Matter

Caption this photo

Greg Mortenson was just on Andrea Mitchell's program talking with her about Afghanistan

Pelosi takes shot at Bush over jobs

Ensign Probe Heats Up

Climate change deniers infect facebook site, Please join in.

China called. They want their pandas back.

On Day Of Jobs Summit, Tom Coburn Submits Amendment Asking Federal Government To Fire People

Self-delete accidental dupe post. nt

Self-delete accidental dupe post. nt

Sherrod Brown To Force GOP’s Hand On Public Option Gimmick

Good God! Matt Lauer is pushing to force the Social Secretary

Governor Charlie Crist Accidentally Sends Callers To Sex Hotline

What will the conservitards complain about next????

Obama DOJ Doubles Down in Its Defense of John Yoo

Saving Grace: One Family's Struggle With Abortion and the Catholic Church

I just don't know what to say about this... beyond eww

I just don't know what to say about this... beyond eww

I just don't know what to say about this... beyond eww

USS Cole sailor describes bombing, but was he even on the ship?

Byrd says coal industry must change

Webb, Warner quiet on health care bill, for now

Aetna to dump 600,000 members

Aetna to dump 600,000 members

Prostitutes offer free sex in protest

lol - Barclays banker Hugh McGee wants son's teacher fired for 'sleazeball' comment

Jesus said please STFU.

Dodd, Mikulski join Brown effort on GOP healthcare amendment

America's Regression: We don't even agree with Reagan on torture anymore

HEY! Unemployed New Yorkers! DemocracyNow! has posted an opening.

Ignore the pundits, in 2010 we pick up 2-4 MORE US Senate seats.

Please, Please, PLEASE !!!!!!!

Senate Democrats targeting the pay of health insurance executives

Merry Christmas, Police State!

About those Unrec's, folks..

Dam Busters star Richard Todd dies aged 90 (BBC) {WWII veteran}

Kaine plans to extend health benefits to same-sex partners

Its like an Auction at a mansion

Withhold the Vote From "War-Dog" Democrats?

Withhold the Vote From "War-Dog" Democrats?

Tense White House exchange

Denmark keeps Christmas away from summit

No Jail For NY Sen. Hiram Monserratte

In court, Salahis agree to settle debt with watch (WP)

This machine kills fascists.

Copenhagen Outlook: chaos or passion?

Mathew 7:1 "DO NOT JUDGE, lest ye be judged."

Danish Prostitutes Offer Free Sex to Climate Conference Delegates

PM asks ministers to find new location for Futenma [Marine Air Station - Okinawa]

Comcast-NBC Universal deal faces regulatory hurdle


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Repeated Break-ins Point to ‘Orchestrated Campaign’ by Climate Skeptics

Repeated break-ins point to ‘orchestrated campaign’ by climate skeptics

More ads pulled from Glenn Beck Show

the right is going to shred itself over LaPalin: From Pajamas Media:

Christmas Giving Is ‘Orgy of Value Destruction,’ Waldfogel Says

Thousands of rotting camels polluting Australia's Outback

New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin: "No problem" with hiiring white-collar felons as contractors

Obama Says Recovery Efforts Come Before Deficit Reduction

Tiger offers Elin 'up to $80M' to remain his wife

The Banks have ALL the Money... and the "economy" has none.

IF it is NOT on TV, the Net, or Observed in Person, Does It Matter To Most People?

I think we need the Birthers, Freepers, Teabaggers, Cheney and Palin

Ditching the 'Dishwater' - Eastern German Beer Scores with World Cup Sponsorship

CNN's biggest star sees ratings plummet

Want to see something funny? Freepers are squealing like piggies about the unemployment figures

Glacier threat to Bolivia capital

Funding New Orleans health centers must be a national priority--HuffPo

White House is thought to have ordered a dramatic escalation in America's "drone war"

U.S. 'disappointed' in verdict in Italian CIA trial

Mexico City Police Free 107 'Slave Workers'

Surge-military could buy nearly 4,000 additional mine-resistant vehicles

Aetna Dropping 600,000+ Customers to Raise Profits

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Couldn't we have ONE DAY... just ONE... like a "free spot" on a Bingo Card...

Eliot Spitzer: Geithner, Bernanke “Complicit” in Financial Crisis and Should Go

For anybody who advocates the banning of pitbulls.....

Inventor of the World Wide Web: " 'Snooping' authorities threaten Internet"

What would have happened if Obama had announced an immediate withdrawal?

Mexico City police free 107 'slave workers'

Ga. House Speaker Richardson resigns

Follow MLK's guidance on immigration reform (A slap at conservative religious' fear of immigrants.)

After bailing out WS criminals Bernanke wants to gut SS & Medicare for the middle class.

Rep. Barney Frank to Endorse Sestak for Senate

why ss will never be abolished

Gays 'will never go to heaven': cardinal

The word "entitlements"

Sen. Judd Gregg (Weasel-NH) just laughed off his having great health insurance while millions don't

Why is the US media attempting to discredit

Palin model for anti-abortion movement

Uh-oh. Someone isn't happy with President Obama - cute pic

This headline probably has given Rethugs heart palpitations.

Tai Shan the Panda is leaving...

Some thoughts on Afghanistan:

Iranian American Youth Launch Youth-To-Youth Campaign

Help with another idiot Birther please.....

Sherrod Brown asked to cosponsor Coburn's bill nine times!

Any chance Bart Stupak will face a Democratic primary opponent?

I really should become a researcher: Feet signal sexual attraction

I think Osama bin Laden is dead -- Do you?

She can see Kenya from her house -Bwaaaaaaaaaaah

Grayson - The RWs consist of

Left wins big in Uraguay - pics

Left wins big in Uraguay - pics

Obama Administration does its best to defend Donald Rumsfeld

Do you think Amanda Knox is guilty?

new website launched -

I've got big news for Tweety...

Problem with mass-breeding/family "reality" shows on TLC and Discovery Health:

This repubican hand wringing over government regs "strangling" small business .......

"For too long we have enjoyed the comfort of opinion,

Kaine: Tea Party movement 'devouring' GOP

ICE agents conducted surveillance on ATF agent - DOH!

Modesto tree-lighting ceremony lacks lights - The switch was flipped, but the tree didn't light up

Historic early snow in Houston Texas heading

Are you willing to accept the Stupak-Pitts Language in order to pass Health care reform?

We have to point out and LAUGH at Hate

THE LEAST WORST PLAN of TERRIBLENESS ---Mark Fiore's take on the Afghanistan escalation speech etc.

Tenn. mayor claims Obama blocked 'Peanuts' special (LOL)

Tenn. mayor claims Obama blocked 'Peanuts' special (LOL)

Ask your reps to support a STET tax.

Maybe someone can answer me: how did cow-shit based e. coli get into Nestle's cookie dough?

Chrysler 300 does a TV ad dedicated to freeing imprisoned Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

Modest or Immodest Proposal? Anti-War Left and Anti-War Right unite to force US out of Afghanistan

Freepwads say the darndest things!!

"The Liars and the Gullible"

Obama approval under 50 percent for the first time in a CNN poll

Oh my woe is me, the unemployment figures are

Unemployment drops to 10.0% from 10.2% in November (link)

Scahill: ‘The War is in Pakistan Right Now’

I wonder if they'll throw Oxycontin pills instead of rice at Rush's 4th marriage ceremony?

Genes may determine social rejection pain

Genes may determine social rejection pain

John Kerry on Charlie Rose Show

John Kerry on Charlie Rose Show

Is the War in Afghanistan About Retribution or Prevention?

Somebody help me out here: why does the market like a low Dollar?

White House Expands CIA Drone Warfare (in Pakistan)

Can someone point me to a good site

One public university employee submitted 150K in expenses over 3 years. Living the good life

Has Tom Tomorrow been thrown under the bus yet?

Has Being Thrown Under the Bus Jumped the Shark?

Federal Appeals Court Blows Whistle On Wisconsin Sheriff’s Religious Proselytism

My neighbor's oak tree has produced at least 10,000 acorns

My neighbor's oak tree has produced at least 10,000 acorns

BANK BUST FRIDAY is BACK !!!! from its holiday break.....Here are some leftover turkeys:

French plan to force gender equality on boardrooms

I cannot prove I was not born outside the U.S.

I cannot prove I was not born outside the U.S.

I can say whatever I want about anyone, but no-one is allowed to say anything about me..

Job market shows big improvement

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

So I signed up for the Community Jobs Forum at WH website, here are questions they want you to ask

President Obama announces plans to increase troops for War on Christmas

Mayor: Pres. Blocked Christmas Special

Met Office to re-examine 160 years of climate data

Nebraska abortion doctor plans to expand because of Tiller's slaying

When capitalist business requires Socialist bailouts and rescue..

Man cleared of murder after evidence points to drunken elk..

I want to think President Obama is doing right in Afghanistan

Oh God. I just heard Palin is coming to my city on Sunday.

Oh God. I just heard Palin is coming to my city on Sunday.

(And, the last one tonight:) "Liberty and democracy become unholy

" I wanna kill ! I wanna kill !! I wanna burn babies !! "

Wall Street banksters rubbing it in our faces

60%! Anthem/Blue Cross just raised our premiums 60%!

ABC News: Only 100 al Qaeda Now in Afghanistan

What was, still is. We watched the classic movie "Inherit the Wind" tonight. Chillingly like today

Group Promoting Climate Skepticism Is Extensively Linked to Exxon

L.A. Times:Bank bailouts appear to be paying off

Is anyone here opposed to the public option?

Do orphans deserve health care?

While we bicker with partisan blinders on

rise in tuberculosis associated with International Monetary Fund loans

rise in tuberculosis associated with International Monetary Fund loans

The Real Problem with Bernanke

Alabama: 'Jesus Christ' shows up for jury duty, dismissed from pool

Oilman's alleged fraud tipped by MTV

Could the earth be a shape other than round?

Who Would You Rather See in 2012?

Drug-Makers Paying Off Competitors To Keep Cheap Generics Off Market

Oh boy. Custody battle between divorcee who says she's no longer gay and her ex-wife

Oh boy. Custody battle between divorcee who says she's no longer gay and her ex-wife

Question: Who are the people that are at 33% of tax bracket?

What is your Opinion of DU polls.

Stevie Wonder at the UN

Exclusive: Beck’s movie bombs in New York (17 Tickets sold) Boston (17 tickets) D.C. (30 tickets)

So who the hell is representing ME?

Amanda Knox Revisited - Must read; Doubts about the case

Obama Nominates 3 to Serve on the District Court Bench, including the First Lady of Wyoming

Here's your radical lefty -guess the quote

Oh My! Break in at Blago's lawyer's office

Oh My! Break in at Blago's lawyer's office

No Drudge Headline with Obama up by 11 Points at Gallup

When Sarah Palin momentarily went "birther" and then realized that it is "Level 9 wingnut insane"

Do any members of your family "smoke"?

For those that want to get rid of Bernanke, be careful what you wish for.

Questions for those favoring Obama's Afghan escalation

White House holds photo-op “jobs summit”

Unemployment falls to 10.0%

President Obama is coming to town today

Snowing like hell in Sugar Land Texas.

Hans Blix: Blair Tried To Force Him To Change Mind About WMD Absence To Placate The Americans

Target shift: Feds focus on employers of illegal workers

DOJ to Rescue of John Yoo-seeks to make absolute the immunity granted lawyers who counsel torture

"We didn't end slavery; we just exported it."

Elizabeth Warren for Fed Chief!

Is Sarah Palin even married. She is shown most days now without

Obama's Broken Promises to Family Farmers: Disappointing and Dangerous

Full-Page Ad Against "Ex-Gay" Preacher Donnie McClurkin Runs In NYC (Black & gay is beautiful!)

Saw a guy on the road today with a big sign on the back of his pickup

Arghand Soap from Afghanistan

Are You willing to forgo a strong public option in order to pass Health Care Reform?

"War will exist until that distant day

Could There Be Another Cause Of Global Warming?

Deal close on 'Buy USA' — with strings

How the FBI and the Chicago Police Murdered Fred Hampton (40th Anniversary)

"Operation Cobra's Anger" WTF? Who makes this shit up?

Home Care Patients Worry Over Possible Cuts (They should)

Home Care Patients Worry Over Possible Cuts (They should)

What's the Official stance of the DU Administrators?

Amanda Knox- guilty on all charges

Estate taxes

DailyKos: Palin Goes Birther

A "Deep Throat" Emerges in the Mike Connell Plane Crash

President Obama's Secret: Only 100 al Qaeda Now in Afghanistan

Counter-Attack In The War On Christmas

DU As A Whole Hasn't Become More Centrist. You've Just Become Less Tolerant.

Oh fucking shit! What the fucking fuck is happening to DU fucking lately?!

Tonight at the local XMas Parade - The GOP had a float

All Federal employees should be on the public option!

"Obama's speech on the war was purposely done to block the Xtian ideas in the "Peanuts" Xmas show."

LOL! FR jizzing over 'new hero' who thwarted 'Muslim' attack on flight he wasn't even on.

DU pointed out Erik Prince - CIA connections way before MSM bought a clue.

"To Train up a Child"...the alarming discipline methods of Debi and Michael Pearl

Can you read this without laughing until tears stream down your cheeks? I couldn't..

"All wars are follies, very expensive and

"All wars are follies, very expensive and

Hasselbeck: Women want all the rights of men but are not asking to be called men

So, the XeIA was killing people in Katrina NOLA?

I did not think he would lose me so soon—sooner than Bill Clinton did.

More Murderous Change from Obama

I'll never forget the day my wife decided to have an "elective abortion".

I'll never forget the day my wife decided to have an "elective abortion".

I don't get the big deal about the abortion piece of the healthcare bill

Once again, I must ask that posters include a brief summary when

List of books banned by governments

Torture continues at US prisons in Afghanistan (OpEd News)

What we are witnessing with the Democratic and the Republican parties is a corporate merger.

Sarah Palin discusses Godly leadership - a post for people concerned about the theocrats.

Is Erik Prince 'Graymailing' the US Government?

Seriously. How is it that Porn is legal, but prostitution is not? I don't get it.

Have you noticed the frequent talking point at DU? Abortion is "elective", like "plastic surgery"

Have you noticed the frequent talking point at DU? Abortion is "elective", like "plastic surgery"


Chevrolet Sells 1 Vehicle In Japan For Every 400 Toyotas In America

"How do you ask a man

How Health Care Affects You

Thank You, Switzerland!

Vicious alert: "Knives come out for Obama's 'preening' social secretary"

Giving tourists a look at gang culture (in Los Angeles)

Can someone tell me why I get a sharp pain in my left arm when I tilt my head back?

Mmmmmm....bean & cheese burrito....nom nom nom nom

Is this any way to start off a Friday?

Santa.........' Please use the outhouse and not the roof'

No cell phone, brain tumor link, study says


I, too, wish to share something beautiful with all of you.

Introducing:; The iTit

Who are the real musicians of the decade?


I'm sorry, but Journey was a good band. Creed wishes they could be Journey.

Its cold but I'm not turning the heat on dammit

Do We Lounge Lizards Have A Favorite Cat? Post a picture/image/video

Casting the Tiger Woods scandal movie

This country does not deserve Obama

So I'm meeting with HeyHey in Beijing in an hour

World Cup draw thread

Is there a 'best computer buy' thread here? If not, what is your opinion?

Virtual dog

I'm sitting on the 22nd floor of an office in Houston, looking out the window, watching the snow.

You might want to pre-order your tickets if you plan on seeing Glen Beck's new movie release.....

Somebody has died and in their will left you 10 Cadbury eggs.

Best Game Show Evah?

I loathe a vacuum. Am I alone in this?

Jessy & The Jingle Belles


I just wanted to share something beautiful with all of you

Friday night pic thread? Just took this one

So I finally saw that Twilight movie.

One of these just flew over my house

Now what's up with this stupid cat?

The BlueIris Non-Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/04/09

Ian Brown-Set My Baby Free

Damn! Pina Bausch died this summer! Of course, the media didn't report it,

It is snowing in Houston and sticking.

Spiritualized-Broken Heart

Post spoilers for works that are at least 100 years old

If you were found beside your damaged car,shoeless and snoring



Fuck the whole Tiger Woods "scandal" and golf in general...his handicap, his sex life, fuck it all.

Any Monk fans in the lounge? Care to speculate on tonight's finale? *major spoilage*

It is 35 and dropping in the Houston area.

I just made a Lego sandwich.

It's snowing.

It's 41 degrees here in Montreal. It's 32 and snowing in Houston.

I dont care about Tiger Woods either.

It's snowing on Planet Houston

I'm going to admit it. I'm a cheerleader.

The Stone Roses-I Wanna Be Adored

Oh crap I'm in the 700 hundred club.. Again

Here's a picture of me, the graduate student, working on her theories paper.

White Collar on USA Network is one of the best shows on tv

Please say a prayer or send a good thought or vibe

Rachel Maddow German Techno Chicken...

What the HELL is going on lately?

After all of your time on DU, do you ever feel like this?

I'm scared shitless.

Wait for it...

Pac Ten - The best conference in college football?

Your favorite O.J. song

This is for the people who watched the Monk finale - SPOILERS!

Have you read The Epic of Gilgamesh?

Here's my new kitty. Monday she'll be mine. Anything I should know about my first female cat?

OK FReepers, one or two of you have been to high school (I think). Give me your opinion.....

I'm spacing on Rimski-K. G'nite all n/t

So give me all your money Give me all your gold

Divert auxiliary power to the deflectors! n/t

Is your cat plotting to kill you? Take the quiz...

There is another woman coming in to my life (I hope). I'm telling Alley about her tonight

I need some help from the DU community

Tiger's girl in SoCal sells POT, not cocktails

Ms. OR is gonna share her vicoden!!

Heading out for a day with my sister.

Dog question: Submissive peeing (I know, I know).

I loathe the Twilight saga. Am I alone in this?

What's the most menial job you've ever had?

I'm tempted to unload my digital cable box and go back to 13 channels

How do you pronounce "Campho-Phenique"?

Somebody has died and in their will left you 10 Fabergé eggs.

Do you celebrate small victories?

Tiger Woods is "horrible in bed".

How did Star Trek: The Next Generation survive its first season?

woooooohoooo. got the javascript to run!!!!

Who ever..

Anyone watch the series finale of Monk? (No Spoilers)

new song - "Gonna Fall"

My head just flopped over. n/t

I'm wearing a new piece of jewelry

Music from the 80's...good or crap?

Translation please

I bought it! eeek

So I treated myself again today

Hung out with Xipe totec last night

Vibes, prayers and all the good stuff requested

I swear, for the past two years God/Fate has been kicking me in the teeth.

Let's get this all out in the open now: Led Zeppelin....

Ahhh, nothing says Christmas like Hemingway Daiquiris while putting up the tree while it snows

I lost a good friend today...RIP Grace White (That Old Hippie Chick)

What household problems could Ensign Wesley Crusher fix for you quickly?

Why did Mickey and Minnie break up?

What's the worst tasting cough medicine you've ever had?

How many troops did Bush The First send over to Iraq - wasn't it like 600,000?

Pardon the rant. Tomorrow is my birthday. I'll be 28.

Have you ever had a broken heart?

Any former college radio dj's or listeners, check this out...pretty funny.

You MUST run out and buy this!!!!

I'm so cold. What's your thermostat in your house set at?

They should ban chickens because so many are raised for cockfighting

Frank Vincent Zappa: December 21, 1940 - December 4, 1993

Hey did you know Scrubs was still on the air?

I am hated by a hell of a lot of people

I'm nearly 40 and still single. What the Hell is WRONG with me?

What are the iPhone apps that I must have?

im flabbergasted

OK DUers, you've all been to high school. Give me your opinion.....

The eight years of *Bush "ultrasuckiness" energized me. The past year....

Palin walks through the birther door.... and quickly backs out again

AR-Sen: Polls Show Serious Lincoln Vulnerability - in General & Primary

Palin flirts with the birthers.

My friend Steve

My friend Steve

sorry dupe

The escalation and continued occupation is not the answer....

"Bank bailouts appear to be paying off."

A major difference between progressives and conservatives

Poll: Young People Favor Obama More Than His Policies

Obamas reuse ornaments from Christmas past

Liberal Democrats Take Aim at Funding for War

Did anyone else forget about 9/11 MIHOPers?

watch Obama live from Allentown on your iPhone!

When unemployment figures were announced during 8 years of Bush

The rumors of my arrest for rotten fruit throwing are untrue

Why The Real Unemployment Rate Is 17.2 Percent

Friendlier Obama tune on Cuba brings musical detente

The GOP "Born Again Deficit Haters" are pissing me off!

Do Obama Officials Know What his Afghanistan Plan Is?

Factory orders rise unexpectedly in October : Economy sheds fewest jobs since 2007

Trumka: "The President Really does Understand"

Where we were and where we are

Watching Obama in Allentown. So far not one has ask anything but real questions.

In Speech, Obama Calls Jobs Report a ‘Hopeful Sign’

Obama shifting date of Copenhagen visit - signals a climate-change deal could emerge (AP)

Bill Ayers dumps Obama (VIDEO)

DOD Announces Casualties 04-Dec-09

Ok Tweety just tried to get Chuck Todd to say our president was lying today in PA

A difference between Repuklikans and Democrats

Webb and Nelson voting with the GOP on nearly all HCR amendment.

Talking Points Memo: A Reader's Lament

Signs of healing in the labor market, though unemployment remains in double digits

Barack Obama Is On Message...

Geez... right after I post that lengthy call for Bernanke to be reconfirmed...

"A Very Hawaiian Health Care Bill?" (Obama deserves the Break)

White, Perry lock down governor bids

Chris Dudley has impressive cash haul to start campaign

Murphy endorsing Onorato Saturday

Goodbye, Frazier?

Is The NRCC Using Anti-Gay Innuendo Against Dem Candidate?

DOJ seeks immunity for John Yoo

"Obama homed in on an Afghanistan pullout date"

Obama: Jobs plan will jump start hiring

Our money for their military

3 Democrats left in TN governor's race

Fast Forward: The War in Afghanistan is not going well (May 2011)

Ban Divorce… 2010 California Protection of Marriage Act

Reconfirm Ben Bernanke (One of my rare posts in agreement with President Obama)

I took my Obama sticker off my car today.

Krugman concerned that today's good news "deflates the sense of urgency"

Obama Tells Nation He's Going Out for Cigarettes

My Sister told me the real reason the politicians are against health care reform

In 1977 Ronald Reagan wasn't taken all that much more seriously than Sarah Palin is today

Sen. Hatch delusionally claims GOP would "get this country under control"

Obama changes plans to attend final day (December 18) of Copenhagen talks

Sen Kerry and Rep Moran introduce bill to protect people from toxins that are endocrine disruptors

General Jones: What I Heard Last Night

General Jones: " no manner, shape or form is the United States leaving Afghanistan in 2011."

Sarah Palin believes the Birther Lunatics have a point.

Sarah Palin believes the Birther Lunatics have a point.

Photos: The Obama Presidency. December 4, 2009

We Have a President Who Takes Responsibility.

Please unrec this Thing! I talk bad about Bush, and good about the Obama! It's not the "IN" Thing!

Religious Leaders Mourn Obama's Afghan Escalation

Kerry Unveils Foreign Relations' Contribution to Senate Climate Bill

Can we get an amen chorus folks.. after starting with over 700,000 in job losses a month

President Obama Endorses TARP FundsTo Pay For Jobs Initiative

Um, About Obama's Afghanistan Campaign "Promise"...

Gen. James Jones: 'No Afghanistan withdrawal in 2011' (BBC)

Pres Obama handled well the Allentown guy who gave a stupid suggestion today

For those who feel betrayed by Obama, a question:

"You know, I believe that marriage is between a man and woman" - candidate Obama

Young voters fault Obama on many measures - poll

Secret Service Director denies allegation that Obama faces 400% increase in death threats

Obama keeping Bernanke is him playing Chess right?

Hillary and Gates need to stop spreading misinformation

Email From A Soldier In Kandahar: "We're Going To Win This One"

Now Mother Teresa has appeared on a cutting board.

Now Mother Teresa has appeared on a cutting board.

Unemployment rate falls to 10%. November job losses only 11,000

Unemployment rate falls to 10%. November job losses only 11,000

"Gaming Out GOP 2012 Scenarios "

Earth could plunge into sudden ice age

Kids find loaded gun in S.F. park's sandbox

Deaths reported in Pakistan attack

Labor board OKs challenge to SEIU

Mosque attacked in Pakistani city of Rawalpindi

Japan to unveil huge stimulus package

Nato allies to send extra 7,000 troops to Afghanistan

U.S. White House blogger suggests better times for Afghan people

White House Jobs Summit: Real Progress or PR Stunt?

New GM-China tie-up to make small cars for India

'Poor judgment' blamed in lapse

Obama birthplace attorney files new allegations

Glacier threat to Bolivia capital

Mexico City Police Free 107 'Slave Workers'

Blessed are the conservative in Bible translation

U.S. 'Declaration of Independence' to be auctioned in Britain

Obama to discuss jobs, economy in Pennsylvania

US and Russia pledge nuclear missile treaty soon

Russia, U.S. close to signing new arms control treaty

Karl Rove's Visit To UWM Incites Protest

Poll: More than 70 percent fear war costs will distract from domestic concerns

Iraq War Veteran Accused Of Fatally Stabbing 2 GIs

Berlusconi accused by mafia hitman

Report: Russia, US may sign arms deal next week in Prague

US Marines launch large offensive

Soldier's mother learning more about daughter's death

Factory Orders in U.S. Climb for Sixth Time in Seven Months Amid Recovery

Former Fla. Sen. Paula Hawkins dies

Zulu king wins South Africa bull-killing case

First soldier convicted in Guatemala disappearances

Dems seek compromise on public option

NJ woman who dodged foreclosure locked out of home

Congress worries about Obama's plan for Pakistan

Va. Tech report details new fumbles in shooting

Governor Charlie Crist Accidentally Sends Callers To Sex Hotline

Tense White House exchange

Retired UK military chief says United States declared victory in Iraq too soon

Destroyer CO, master chief removed over fraternization cases

A new online project seeks to purge liberal views from the scriptures

Iran to produce nuclear fuel 'in long-term perspective'

Byrd says coal industry must change

Ex-UK defense chief: US declared Iraq win too soon

Suicide bombing kills 22 at Somali graduation

Blackwater's Erik Prince to step down, reveals CIA role

Repeated Break-ins Point to ‘Orchestrated Campaign’ by Climate Skeptics

Obama Says Recovery Efforts Come Before Deficit Reduction

Canadian mine staff questioned in activist's slaying

Mexico City police free 107 'slave workers'

Over 100 killed in Urals cafe blast

Teen accused of killing brother was pulled from school

Deal close on 'Buy USA' — with strings

Deployments will delay Army’s dwell time goal

Italian Jury Convicts U.S. Student of Murder

UN anti-mine programme faces cuts

Mafia witness 'boasted of links to Silvio Berlusconi'

President Obama's Secret: Only 100 al Qaeda Now in Afghanistan

Is Erik Prince 'Graymailing' the US Government?

House Homeland Security Committee faces ethics inquiry

Iraq: Over 900 prisoners face execution by New Year

US-Russian nuclear agreement expires

White House OKs expanding CIA drone program in Pakistan

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday December 4

Excellent! Burns tops write-ins for NYC mayor (25)

Secret CIA 'Magic' Manual Reveals Cold War Spy Tricks

2010 World Cup Final Draw

Report on Virginia Tech Shooting Finds Notification Delays

Pakistan slams US drone-attack plans

U.S. Economy Lost Only 11,000 Jobs in November

Shays campaign manager pleads not guilty to federal embezzlement charges

North Korea admits drastic currency reform, is silent on protests (Exchange 100 won for one won)

After taking U.S. bailout, Chrysler hires Italian agency

After taking U.S. bailout, Chrysler hires Italian agency

Two bank failures bring year's U.S. tally to 126

Obama shifts date of climate summit visit (Dec. 18)

Fatal car crash leaves (Tom) Brokaw unhurt

French state website set up to spark national identity debate is hijacked by anti-immigrationists

Adam Schweitzer, father of Montana's governor, dies at age 89

Chile reburies singer Victor Jara

Tenn. mayor claims Obama blocked 'Peanuts' special

Bank lobby lashes out at credit unions

Baucus Nominated Girlfriend for U.S. Attorney

Student fatally stabs Binghamton University professor

Gen. James Jones: 'No Afghanistan withdrawal in 2011' (BBC)

Bin Laden 'seen in Afghanistan in early 2009'

Obama Says No to Creating Jobs through Legalizing Drugs, Gambling or Prostitution

Italian Jury Reaches Verdict in Amanda Knox Case

Secret Service investigating Radio Mambi phone threats against Obama

Sen. Sherrod Brown joins Republicans in demanding that Congress go on 'public option,' too

Selective Empathy

Chinese Official Raps Foreign Banks on Derivatives.

Rep. Eric Massa responds to President Obama's speech on Afghanistan

Sarah Palin to enter the Flip Flop Olympics

Glenn Greenwald: America's Regression

Mission Impossible

"The Cowardice and Calumny of Creationism" by Michael Shermer

Islamic World Plans UNIQUE Protest of Swiss Ban on Minarets

Obama rings the curtain on Pax Americana

Barbara Ehrenreich: Not So Pretty in Pink (The Pink-Ribbon Breast Cancer Cult)

Reflections of Fidel

Obama's First Nine Months: Change We Can Believe In?

Elections in Honduras: Whitewashing a Path to a Past of Horrors

Babies Behind Bars

In Honduras and Haiti, the U.S. Rules by Proxy

Do Obama Officials Know What his Afghanistan Plan Is?

Fire Gates!

For Obama the Road to Reelection Runs Through Kabul - Or So He Thinks

Lucy From Charlie Brown Responds to Crazy Tennessee Mayor

Gen. James Jones: 'No Afghanistan withdrawal in 2011' (BBC)

Progressive Leaders Pan Obama's Decision for More War in Afghanistan/10 Reactions

Friday Talking Points (103) -- Just Do It!

Our money for their military

The clock anvil and the lie that business creates jobs

Like Hell I'm Going To Let Some Black President Help Me Pay For Dialysis

This Is Why We Need The Public Option!

WEE're Going to Disneyland! December 4-6, 2009

Savvy to a Fault: Coming to Terms With Imperial Power - by Chris Floyd (MUST READ!)

"My story of how I walked away from Joel’s Army–and joined the survivor community" by dogemperor

Tiger Woods or Afghanistan?

Paying for jobs with TARP funds

Arnold Schwarzenegger unveils dramatic climate change map

Max Blumenthal discusses the authors who influenced book, Republican Gomorrah

National Christmas Tree Gets Switched On - 'It worked!'

Thom Hartmann - Bush, Franco, Poetry and War Crimes

Mike Huckabee and the White House Crashers

Congresswoman Donna Edwards at Stop Stupak Rally 12/2/09

Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro at Stop Stupak Rally 12/2/09

Sarah Palin's Fake Bus Tour

Go Harry Reid

Congresswoman Judy Chu at Stop Stupak Rally 12/2/09

KeiserReport: 'Dubai should have bought Florida' Guest: Matt Taibbi

The Holdup - David Bromberg

TYT: Charles Johnson of Little Green Footballs has his come to Jeezus moment w/ Cenk

Smart Remarks: Dick Cheney's dangerous exceptionalism

Anniversary for Free Speech Movement on Sproul

Blackwater's Secret War In Pakistan

Jeremy Scahill on Blackwater- Now Acting in Uzbekistan - Expanding War

RM: Blackwater - Erik Prince - CIA assassins - Afghanistan

The Murder of Fred Hampton 2

The Murder of Fred Hampton 3

Wall Street Took Our Money, Our Jobs, Our Homes

Why atheists can and should celebrate Christmas

Eric Holder On Defending John Yoo & Torture

President Barack Obama gets asked about legalizing prostitution and marijuana

This is how the CIA kills terrorists and civilians using predator drones. It’s EZ. No muss. No fuss.

Rachel Maddow & Ambassador Susan Rice Discuss President Obama's Afghanistan Plan

The Unemployment Game Show: Are You *Really* Unemployed?

Press Secretary Gibbs in a testy exchange with reporter during briefing.

Young Turks: (R) Kay Bailey Hutchison Busted Up By MSNBC Anchors

Thom Hartmann tells a caller to go to hell

The Murder of Fred Hampton 4

TYT: Michael Moore & Feingold Slam Obama's Afghanistan Plan

Ed Show 'Afghanistan Corrupt Beyond Malice!' - Rep Eric Massa

These are the fundie assholes we are up against

Young Turks: GOP Beg For Mercy From Al Franken

Erik Prince, Blackwater CEO & CIA Operative, Under Fire

The Murder of Fred Hampton 1

Sick tourist attraction (w/ English subtitles)

Shatner grills Limbaugh on health care

James Hansen to boycott Copenhagen

Peak oil notes - Dec 3

ODAC Newsletter - Nov 27

(Copenhagen talks) to Emit CO2 Gas Equal to 200,000 Cars

Glacier threat to Bolivia capital (BBC) {water supply in peril}

Copenhagen Failure Defied by $200 Billion in Green Investments

Posters in Kopenhagen's Airport

Iron Curtain kept out alien birds (BBC) {invasive species}

Nepal cabinet holds meeting on Mount Everest (BBC)

For one Colorado rancher, uranium is the key to the future

World’s First Osmotic Power Plant Opens in Norway

Rotting Camel Carcasses Poisoning Countless Outback Waterholes & Creeks - Native Wildlife Dying

Image Of The Day - Toxic Cyanobacterial Bloom In Lake Atitlan - NASA

Take back Al Gore's Oscar, 2 Academy members demand in light of Climategate

Scientist’s Himalayan mission provides unwelcome proof: glaciers are dying

"Game Over" If Asian Carp Reach Great Lakes Already Reeling From Invasives, Pollution - Detroit News

Focus ECOnetic - 74.2mpg Sorry Folk ONLY in Europe, but WHY NOT HERE!

A Window That Washes Itself? New Nano-Material May Revolutionize Solar Panels and Batteries, Too

Ecological Footprint versus GDP

Breaking: Hackers attempt to access Canadian government Centre for Climate Modeling and Analysis

James Hansen in Newsweek: Power Failure

Carbon Capitalists Warming to Climate Market Using Derivatives

PHEVs 16.4% - 26.4% GHG reductions by 2030 - Electric Power Research Institute study

World cup Draw

Oregon wins the Pac 10..

Boxing! (12-4 & 5)

It's England!

Canadiens, Bruins respect Montreal's 100-year history

I should have played more golf.

Red card for ref butt shot

SEC Humor...

Quite an exciting championship game tonight. I'm sure joey is there

Fullmer interested in the Notre Dame Amish job..

If you could realign conferences in NCAA football...

NYDN Lupica: Woods Should Blame Himself for Media Coverage

If Nebraska wins the Big 12 Championship game, do they deserve a BCS Bowl (Fiesta)?

Florida 42 AlaBAMA 17

For those who care about hockey (specifically Flyers hockey)

2010 World Cup Final Draw

NFL Week 13 picks (with point spreads)

Can we take nominations for Sports A-Hole of the Day?

First soldier convicted in Guatemala disappearances

FBI returns smuggled artifacts to Peru, Ecuador

Canadian mine staff questioned in activist's slaying

Canadian mine staff questioned in activist's slaying

Mexico City Police Free 107 'Slave Workers'

Glacier threat to Bolivia capital

‘Crude’: A David-Goliath documentary | 3 stars

For the weiners who bloviate about Cuba's emigrants:

Obama delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem

Borderline Views: Who's monitoring the monitor?

Goldstone wins Swedish prize

American Jews eye Obama's 'anti-Israel' appointees

Sorry double post N/T

Colorado State Univ Student Leaders Vote To Keep Their Guns.

SAF Applauds Today's Appeals Court Ruling in Ord Case

Richmond, CA shoots down municipal magazine ban

Come on in, and bring your gun

SCOTUS sets oral arguments on Chicago gun ban challenge

Glock 21 blows up in Deputy's hand

Gun opponents up in arms as Jerry Brown aids NRA

Colorado bans guns from college campuses.

Today in Labor History Dec 4 Cesar Chavez jailed Coretta King & Ethel Kennedy visit Cesar in jail

Union Job openings in Mn & Wisconsin

President Obama's schedule for Friday, December 4 2009

I don't support War.......

Antarctica was climate refuge during great extinction

Nothing gold can stay . . .

First 'Space Beer' Made With Astro-Barley Sold on Earth

Grid computing tunes tiny transistors for future chips (BBC)

Swiss Windows.

Four scrapings from the barrel, year to date 2009

Peek a boo, I see you

Deer Season

NASA Reproduces a Building Block of Life in Laboratory

School bus

Out Gay British actor Russell Tovey ( The History Boys)....

Witness immunity sought for gay service members (xpost from Veterans)

The "voters are too worried about other issues" meme coming out of the NY defeat.

Our Allies: Straight Brooklyn Couple Applies to Annul Marriage Because Gay Marriage Still Not Legal

GLAAD Urges Community to Contact ABC Over Cancellation of Adam Lambert’s Performances

Uganda Responds To International Furor Over “Kill Gays” Bill

An Overview of the Same-Sex Marriage Debate v1.3 (large image)

Alberta judge rules anti-gay letter not hate speech

Murder Music Performer Garners Grammy Nomination

What We Still Don’t Know (3 Part Series)

Dr. Housing Bubble 12/03/09

The Twin Frauds of Obama

America Without a Middle Class

Risk Of Double-Dip Recession Is Rising, Says Krugman

Working Two Jobs and Still Underemployed

Dream--anyone care to have a crack at this one?

This week's Starcodes

The Truth about the H1N1 Flu

Study confirms that cannabis is beneficial for multiple sclerosis

So I had my seasonal flu shot and H1N1 shot at the same time on Wednesday.

After Delays, Vaccine to Counter Bad Beef Is Being Tested

Doctors Diagnose Girl Who Sneezes 12,000 Times ~

No Rise In Brain Tumors After Decade Of Sharply Rising Cell Phone Usage, New Study

SF Chronicle: Audit finds excessive expenses by CSU employee

Is it true we have cut our 'Gifted and Talented' funding?

NYC to close three more underpreforming schools.

Blessed are the conservative in Bible translation

A new online project seeks to purge liberal views from the scriptures

To Find a Mate, People Find Religion

The father of the woman I love give us a condition: I must convert myself to Islam.

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