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Archives: December 5, 2009

Robin Williams ("Weapons of Self Destruction.") for the hour - Charlie Rose tonight

Gates: 'No deadlines' on Troop Withdrawal (Will Probably Take 2-3 Years)

Listening to the radio nooz gave me a fun idea for a talk show

NY Times - "Jobs Report Is Strongest Since the Start of the Recession"

The strange case of the 9/11 cell phone calls

Aide claims Senator Max Baucus nominated girlfriend for US Attorney post

US Marines launch offensive in Afghanistan

A message from Bernie

Iran cracks down on dissent in universities

Facebook and Myspace Kick Out Thousands of NY Sex Offenders

Sen. Maria Cantwell speaks out against Amanda Knox verdict. Thank you, Sen. Cantwell.

To the guy doing my wife at my house......

do you think this means anything?

Marriage contract built on incentives.

WH Party Crashers: was it a message to Obama or legitmate screw up?

Will Alaska ever repair their official website? ( is it even possible?)

Vt. Corrections Official Tased, Arrested for DUI

Bush sings Sunday Bloody Sunday

Obama switches climate change visit to end of summit

Boy... that didn't take long...

Push poll

Fun With The Constitution - Sophistry

Relief Groups Object to Militarization of US Aid to Afghanistan

Is anyone else pissed off by the biased way the media is handling this story?....

First opinions expected Tuesday (first of SCOTUS term)

EU cautious on integrating Ukraine-BBC story

Women and weed

Murdoch’s News Corp. cements ties with Saudi prince

All pregnancies end. Whether you like the way they ended or not.

My phone call to "US Citizen's Association"

Arlington TN Mayor blames ‘Muslim’ Obama for pre-empting "A Charlie Brown Christmas"

Florida Keys environmental activists pose nude for a good cause

Sarah Palin meets with Billy Graham, calls for more Godly America

Dems fear abortion could kill health bill

Watch Rethug Judd Gregg laughing about you not having good health insurance like he does

Out Of This World: 'Space Beer'

Sat.... 'toons and other stuff...

Obama Says Employment Trends Are Improving; But Remains Focused on Job Creation

Michigan Bluff Weather Tree Toppled (700-900 year old tree)

Civil Rights Practically Ignored Under Bush

Anatomy Of An Urban Legend-Fish Stories-More Risky-Via Email

Temp firms a magnet for unfit nurses

She-devil of family's nightmares or Amelie of Seattle: the two faces of Amanda Knox

New inquest sought into death of Dr. David Kelly

Do you think Huckabee is or isn't responsible

Do you think Huckabee is or isn't responsible

Kandahar's Loch Ness mystery plane return

I'm still waiting. Where's my nook?

Russian nightclub fire kills 109; many crushed

Pentagon: Zombie Pigs First, Then Hibernating Soldiers

November Vehicle Sales Results

Didn't Joe Biden...

Baucus’ Indiscretions: Corporate Influence Worse than Sex

Baucus’ Indiscretions: Corporate Influence Worse than Sex

Mediterranean Mucus Blobs are on the Rise

Mediterranean Mucus Blobs are on the Rise

I just had a post disappeared..not locked, just pffft, gone

Shanghai to recruit overseas financial talents

Who would you rather find among your fellow passengers the next time you fly?

Happy Third Birthday, Knut!

Contradicting Gates, fundamental conflicts between Taliban and al-Qaeda have emerged over the years

Why Did Oklahoma State Cancel Anthrax Research Project?

health bill has fewer words then Harry Potter novel

"Teabaggers" Rachel Madow show. I laughed till my head hurt.

What time is it? It's Howdy Doody Time!

ISAF Foreign Ministers back up Afghan solidarity with action

Why do we need a Fed chief who suggests Congress RENEGE on SS & Medicare while he doles out billions

Let your voice be heard (or...words read, whatever)

Please help save a sacred mountain in CA, it is on the pathway to Kings Canyon

USDA Forest Service Invites Comments on Concession Campground Policy

Doctors take legal action to demand Kelly inquest reopened

If you're interested in organic food, a new paradigm of business, farming and community

If you're interested in organic food, a new paradigm of business, farming and community

Police Say Man Imprisoned Likely Innocent

Store owner pleads guilty to stealing $5M lotto prize

Texas has had another explosion - one dead

Racist or Sexist?

White House party-crashing casts Desiree Rogers in unfamiliar light

Vitamin D the Miracle Vitamin! (Please Watch & Tell Family & Friends)

Some positive trends

FDIC acquired SIX banks yesterday (Dec 4th)

Numbers You Can Count On (interesting Raleigh, NC article re: Palin)

Ruins of Pompeii now on Google Streetview

Blagojevich evidence stolen from his lawyers' offices

4TH Woman to come forward on Tiger saying she had a 2 year relationship with him

"The arc of the moral universe is long but it bends towards justice."

Top Republican health care negotiator (Sen. Baucus - D) has affair with woman he nominated for post

Glenn Beck’s ‘Christmas Sweater’ flops in major cities, 17 tickets sold in New York, Boston

How many computers do you own?

Mike Huckakis

Guy at the restaurant just told me on his way to Indianapolis there were wind turbines along ...

American Indian land sold off by IRS to pay off taxes

I feel sorry for his wife and kids

Today: handmade sign on pickup, Cobb County... "NO MARKISM"

CNN - "Clinton: We don't intend to cut and run from Afghanistan"

DU This Poll!! Regarding TN Mayor's racist comments on his

The Audacity of Climate Fundamentalist Fascists - DU Posters Exposed

Flu shot tracking?

'a “domestic enemy” he planned to eliminate last winter: President Obama'

Frankin up live on CSpan2 right now (fyi)

Is all that pollution in China fixable?

Chicago journalism students targeted for Innocence Project work

Paulism vs Jesus

Report: CNBC Was Considering Hiring Dobbs Until Latino Groups Pushed Back

Lou Dobbs is to run against Menendez in the Senate election!

What Exalts Stradivarius? Not Varnish, Study Says

Dems defeat GOP on restoring $40B in Medicare cuts

Yesterday, I had a long rant planned for you guys...

Yesterday, I had a long rant planned for you guys...

I'd like to think we as Democrats would be the black team.

UN Ambassador Susan Rice--how did I miss this?

Judy Hunter said her son was not the same after coming home

Is the Internet harmful or helpful to the national dialogue?

email to support marriage equality in NJ

ALL Duers (including Obama) should view this film

The difference between elective and urgent

Landrieu dismisses Jindal's silence on derogatory remarks

I'm looking for a video posted a while back, "A birther finally tells the truth about Obama"

Toyota vehicles in another federal safety probe (Stalling problems)

Australia Bans Aliens vs. Predator

"Efforts to criminalize homosexual behavior are incompatible with the Gospel of Jesus Christ"

Could the Taliban have turned over Bin Laden if they wanted to?

Lawmakers get little reaction to Obama's war plan


Please DU this NJ poll on gay marriage - it needs a lot of help!

Bob Dylan song adopted by Copenhagen climate summit

Will Obama's heartland visits convince Americans he cares?

Is Erik Prince, owner of Blackwater, blackmailing the CIA?

Afghanistan. Solutions?

Monkeys Recognize Their Pals in Photos

Palin gets a hero's welcome at Fort Hood

Most people don't know that GWB was a paratrooper in Vietnam.

Will holds 'vital' historical clues

Fraudwa: The Startup Visa And Why The Xenophobes Need To Go Back Into Their Caves

Fraudwa: The Startup Visa And Why The Xenophobes Need To Go Back Into Their Caves

Aetna Forcing 600,000-Plus To Lose Coverage In Effort To Raise Profits

What was left at the bottom of Pandora's Box?

Louisiana's budget short $145 million this year

Proposal: Our current group in DC should rightfully be called the Democratish Party

The Teabagger Bill-of-Rights (purity test) is stupid.

The Secret to Legal Marijuana? Women

Controversial 'Osprey' Chopper Makes Debut in Afghanistan

Fewer than 2000 at NYC terror trial protest.

DUers with really good science brains i need help

I have one question about the views of abortion rights...

Jesse Ventura's Conspiracy Theories

Jesse Ventura's Conspiracy Theories

Jesse Ventura's Conspiracy Theories

Feds Probe Verizon’s Early Termination Fees, Accidental Data Charges


Poll says public doesn't want impeachment (of Gov. Mark Sanford)

HEADLINE: Baucus said his girlfriend got US attorneys recommendation on MERIT

NYT editorial: on the "large retroactive hole" punched into FOIA (torture photos)

Episcopal Presiding Bishop Speaks Out Against Uganda's Anti Homosexuality Bill

Nebraska senators (Johanns & Nelson) fault health bill

Please Delete This Thread.

Christopher Barron, Webmaster of "Draft Cheney" site, can't envision a 2012 victory without Dick

All In All, I Am VERY Pleased With The Week We/Obama Have Had

President Obama to Capitol Hill on Sunday to Push for Health Care Bil

President Obama to Capitol Hill on Sunday to Push for Health Care Bil

Contested signs of mass cannibalism

The future of Solar Panels

"After-action report!...."

Just Say No to Afghani Splurge !!1!

Destroyed US town a model of eco-living as it rebuilds


Why I love my credit union 100%. They charge me 8%, not 29%

Report reveals wide gap in college achievement

The "Catholic League" is nothing but a far rightwing, Republican front organization

The "Catholic League" is nothing but a far rightwing, Republican front organization

Aetna Forcing 600,000-Plus To Lose Coverage In Effort To Raise Profits

Easing the Heartache

Obama did NOT lie about the Taliban's Refusal to turn Over OBL

Obama did NOT lie about the Taliban's Refusal to turn Over OBL

The kind of "gay marriage" I would like to end

(And, my last one tonight:) War is a game which were their subjects wise,

Block nomination of pesticide lobbyist whose group condemned Michelle Obama's organic WH garden.

Observer UK: A British view of Palin World

Observer UK: A British view of Palin World

Many homeowners with modified mortgages are behind on payments

"The world has achieved brilliance without wisdom,

"I recoil with horror

Great piece about the charm of the super-rich, aristocracy (Bono & Sting included)

Behind the scenes at Fox Noise when they heard that Franken co-sponsoed the Vitter/Cobrun amendment

Behind the scenes at Fox Noise when they heard that Franken co-sponsoed the Vitter/Cobrun amendment

Looks like the Devil beat Jesus's Team

Sen. Webb: Clarity Needed on President's End Game In Afghanistan

Weekend TOONS, Part 3 - Nation Building?

I vehemently disagree with Obama's position on Afghanistan, but...

Saucy Jack is Back

Rick Warren's Dissertation Advisor Leads Network Promoting Uganda Anti-Gay Bill

Child welfare in Colorado found lacking

Child welfare in Colorado found lacking

Yeah I'm naive, a dreamer, wishful thinker, whatever you want to call me

Yeah I'm naive, a dreamer, wishful thinker, whatever you want to call me

HEALTH CARE: Obama goes to the Hill - What will He do?

UK Met Office to publish climate records

Detroit Federation of Teachers agrees to new concessions contract

The world can change very fast.

Palin embraced parts of socialism today

CONFIRMED!!! Another RW Meme shot down.

Sunday talk shows

Sunday talk shows

Columbus Woman Declares War On Evil, Immoral.......Libraries!!!

Columbus Woman Declares War On Evil, Immoral.......Libraries!!!

The real reason for the US occupation of Afghanistan is:

Pakistan is a country and “not some vegetable” which could be taken away by Taliban

Protesting Sarah Palin Visit to Fairfax,VA

In Bolivia, a force for change endures

The wife and I went to see "Avenue Q" Wednesday night.

Saturday Night Live opening

GMO Bans, Laws, and Labels from Around the World

GMO Bans, Laws, and Labels from Around the World

Christmas At Ted Nugent's House

Frank Rich: Obama's Logic Is No Match for Afghanistan

Top Ten things that Could Derail Obama's Afghanistan Plan

An explanation of the Knox verdict & the difference between the Italian and American justice systems

Baucus nominated girlfriend for U.S. Attorney job

I started a thread after the election wondering what direction this board was going to take

Is Tiger Woods Black Enemy Number One?

WWII Fighter Plane Recovered: BIG PIC

The English say "enough."

The Ultimate BSOD (blue screen of death)

The Ultimate BSOD (blue screen of death)


So since Max Baucus apparently has his price, what did he get to delay and ruin health care for us?

My response to a heart-string tugging (and Afghan war enabling) viral email from a reich-wing cousin

Did anyone else see the Franken classic moment just now on Cspan?

Anyone have a list of good Investigative Documentaries to watch on You Tube?

Women across US donate to Coakley for MA senate seat

Once powerful teachers union faces tough times with Christie

Gallery: The Year's Most Amazing Scientific Images

Don't watch Morning Joe for the next 5 weeks


Man who left water for immigrants faces prison

Is there a way that we can immediately..

I'm excited about the new Google Chrome extensions finally coming out next week

Framed for Child Porn by a Computer Virus.

Um, Pelicans in Maine?

Afghanistan. Solutions?

It could have been the Obama Doctrine

Public service announcement: What to do if your car accelerates out of control

Sen. Harry Reid's re-election prospects in a heap o' trouble

Traffic Lights

US agency's balloon hunt tests internet accuracy

Kucinich: The War Is a Threat to Our National Security

Kucinich: The War Is a Threat to Our National Security

Hillary Clinton: America becoming "weary of war"

Hillary Clinton: America becoming "weary of war"

Jones: US Not Leaving Afghanistan in 2011

Ford Creates 62 MPG Gas Cars in Europe

Dear President Obama: You've Pretty Much Blown It

I think I am going to vomit (friend who voted for Obama gets her uniform signed by Sarah Palin)

labratory grown diamonds

Secret coal ash ponds spark legal action

Bush/Cheney ran a secret war using Blackwater's mercenary army. How illegal is that?

Is USAA a bank or is it a credit union?

DeLong Sportswear Files for Chapter 7 Bankruptcy (a made in USA down the tubes)

US army recruitment booms as economy slumps

Enough is Enough

I wonder if the Russians....

Senate to vote on plan to re-import drugs from Canada!!

Pakistan Official: Bin Laden Not In Pakistan; Sends 30,000 troops to border

You go Al! Franken just slammed McCain and a ND Senator on Medicare

Catholic bishops assisting Ben Nelson in drafting abortion amendment in Senate.

Catholic bishops assisting Ben Nelson in drafting abortion amendment in Senate.

Who agrees that Scooter Libby (former Chief of Staff)

Wow! From DKos - sounds like they're resurrecting the Kerry Plan from 2004 for HCR

Weekend TOONS, Part 1 - Bad decisions, part 1

Weekend TOONS, Part 4- Xmas shopping for an economy

Is the 'Bandwidth Hog' a Myth?

Blue Cross Blue Shield Lobbyists Quietly Helping Extreme Effort To Declare Health Reform

How Obama Came to Plan for ‘Surge’ in Afghanistan

Counterpunch is a fucking embarassment. Not only to the left

Paul Rosenberg: The first time is a tragedy, the second time, a farce

Man injects wife with HIV-infected blood (his own)

If the Democrat"ic" Party were a party of the people, for the people..

+++ 5,298 +++

Britain's poet laureate writes Christmas poem - 'In Afghanistan, no partridge, pear tree'

And another 6 banks got closed last night

Some of the Surging Troops Will be on Their FIFTH Deployment

Salahis on SNL?

Salahis on SNL?

Rick Warren: I'm In An Arranged Marriage

My interesting encounter with an elderly wingnut

Killer Tomatoes are real...

Taliban Did Not Refuse to Hand Over Bin Laden

Another McGovern Takes On A War

Paul Wellstone "is just out for attention."

U.S. No Longer the Great Job Creation Machine

U.S. No Longer the Great Job Creation Machine

DU has become richer since the unrec feature was added

DU has become richer since the unrec feature was added

'Accidental' child-porn download sending man to prison

I'm stunned. BofA just refunded 3 overdraft fees without a fuss. Something has definitely changed

"The problem in defense is

RIP Eddie "Umaga" Fatu

If Sweet Sarah wants to embrace "birtherism", there's a danger for her in it

Have you noticed the OTHER talking point at DU? "Abortion as a form of birth control".

30+ Million jobs could be created in the next year..

How Much is President Obama Willing to Sacrifice to Win in Afghanistan?

Hotel owner dumps health insurance and starts his own onsite medical clinic for employees..

Sarah Palin's Father: 'Minority Types' Led Her to Quit Hawaii College

Why are some Democrats so unhappy with their Party ?

Making the TransAfghanistan Pipeline Safe for Democracy

Ohio hunter bags rare elk

Alexa Ray Joel Suicide Attempt: Billy Joel's Daughter Overdose Reported

Why the GOP Will Fight Meaningful Health Care Reform to the Bitter End

Obama Schedule Change Points To Potential Climate Deal In Copenhagen

The end of the "fat course": No BMI requirement for graduation....yet...

"Man is the only animal that deals in that atrocity of atrocities, War...

Senator Sanders Offers Medicare-for-All Amendment in Senate

After eight years of exaggeration and lies about al Qaeda, do you believe anyone who talks about it?

The important question is: Do you drive a Maserati?

"Viagra is linked to violence against women"

Xerox is doing something cool for the troops--please participate

Why is Rush Limbaugh still on American Forces Radio?

I think Wanda Sykes is being racist against Asians here

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

Time to end ban on gay men giving blood?

Toyota to fix 'very dangerous' gas pedal defects

One of my best friends had an abortion last summer.

Do you think promoting the Bible has gone too far? Tim Tebow of FL is promoting it.

the family trap

Bernie's hold on Bernanke's re-nomination: Are we with him?

Weekend TOONS, Part 2 - Bad decisions, part 2

Photos: No B Day in Rome

Amanda Knox's father is as credible

Violating the Constitution: Obama's Illegal War on Afghanistan

Revisiting the original "The Office" on Adult Swim

The 12 Days of Christmas


A question for Furbies

"Innocence" - Avril Lavigne


A question for the Furies

Sweet I just picked up my future copy Grays Sports Almanac!

I got the soundtrack in the mail I ordered, yesterday!

Lounge Flash Mob in this thread:

DU Loungers: Lets find one innocuous thread somewhere on here and post like crazy in it.

Good morning, Loungers. Let's get started with a *challenging* "Caption this photo" exercise

I also had sex with Tiger Woods.

This looks about right

(Dialup warning) What videogame females do you find attractive?

Ronald Reagan - Hip Hop Artist

Eye on Chest Hair

Why can't God(tm) create a gender that doesn't play games?

A word about George C. Scott as Scrooge: Great.

To the guy doing my wife at my house......

One of my favorite things about snow



Anti Monkey Butt Powder

Doing the psych med dance again...

Go Ahead, Whack Your Computer

I am a clear, unambiguous and unapologetic supporter of abortion rights

rcrush FOR DU ADMIN!

How is it that taped stuff

Yesterday, I had a long rant planned for you guys...

David Bromberg

Vote Wesley up in this poll!

Combine two bad movies to get one great movie

Puppy Kisses?

Black coat, white shoes, black hat, Cadillac...yeah

My show is on. Listen to it, if you know what's good for you.

The Blasters - Long White Cadillac (Live, 1985)

Suffocated and in need of space....badly

Almost got creamed on the road twice by the same moran

YouTube - Joan Armatrading's classic song, "(I Love It When You) Call Me Names" LIVE 1983

Hank Williams-Move It On Over


YouTube: "Every single meeting with his so called superior is a humiliating kick in the crotch..."

Delete! Major weird computer shit happened!!! nt

To Ulrike M.

Star Trek TNG season 1 should have looked like this

Accidentally got this great picture of one of our rescue dogs!

YouTube - The most EXCRUCIATINGLY BAD song of Clapton's career sung by an effin' MUPPET or something


Funyuns are so damn good.

Which would you rather check out first...

YouTube: Joan Osborne just spanks the HELL out of Hall & Oates' classic "Sara Smile." WATCH, dammit!

YouTube: Joan Osborne just spanks the HELL out of Hall & Oates' classic "Sara Smile." WATCH, dammit!

Whoa... Now THIS is a surf report!

1998 MST3K Final Sacrifice...slamming Canada, 1998 South Park: Bigger, Longer

Need some BOOK SUGGESTIONS for holiday gift.

Life should come with a rewind button.

Wouldn't it be great if meeting women and getting laid was as easy as they make it look on TV?

I think its great to be an Avatar...

The Golden Age of Video - By Ricardo Autobahn

Okay, so this is a little weird.

Anyone else remember the tv show "Soap"?

Oh no, they didn't...

Documentary about Peter, Paul and May is on PBS channel 10 form Milwaukee

The fundamental difference, perfectly illustrated.

My Aunt passed away on thursday and got attitude for telling family member

There will be a 20 second interview with me on CNN at 7 past the hour. n/t

Very emotional today

Ladies, I need your advise

Mike Godwin is such a freakin' etiquette nazi!

Can the billion Chinese order delivery?

A seasonal funny from the internets...

Yesterday, I had a long rant planned for you guys...

'Spin City' appreciation thread!!!

pics of pinup girl art "headboard" as promised

my OTHER guitar hero

Secret CIA 'Magic' Manual Reveals Cold War Spy Tricks

pissing the night away...

I am joining Team Edward (James Olmos)

And now, a few words of sympathy for the Florida Gators

I love Trident layers!

Crazy-ass hamster people of DU: Alley requests your help.

Has anyone tried Jelly Bath

Does anyone else here have Floppy Head Syndrome?

A General Contaminant Thread

A general complaint thread.

Stop wasting my time

Tiger Woods christmas picture


I'm 14 years old, started puberty at around 10/11, but I can't ejaculate or have an orgasm.

A young man goes to the doctor because he can't ejaculate or have an orgasm.

Chris Hansen walks into DU

A general compliant thread.

Storm's a-coming...

The Weather Forecasters were WRONG. It's snowing here!

Miley Cyrus in a bikini?

I'm 51 years old, took Biology around 15/16, but I can't elaborate about an organism.

A Royal Portrait

Patience please, dumb question..

I hate beer...

The way to a woman's heart is to make sure that she knows she's needed...

After reading DU I really want to have an elective abortion IMMEDIATELY

Saturday pot heads........time for another one? link:

"Candie's" Ad. Have never seen this. Real Ad?


Anybody else have a sig other

LA songs

Holliday gift giving idea.

12 Classic Gadgets You Can Still Buy

If you ever met Satan, do you think he would be cool or a total dick?

Am I the only one here who can't stand those new Gap "Christmas Cheer" commercials?


Hey BEER LOVERS! Tell me whatchoo think.........

A pound of Kona coffee and a fresh pineapple to anyone who sends me good travel vibes on

BUMMER. This California Girl wants to watch snow fall!

Today's College Football Thread (Conference Championship Edition)

Mr. Dinger Getting The Tree (Pics & Videos):

Who was the least sucky character on Star Trek: TNG?

Cannonball RUN, Midnight RUN, Logan's RUN, Chicken RUN, RUN Silent RUN Deep, or Take The Money & RUN

My AirDeck virtual theremin - modular synth - Dj scratch app

Sweetened condensed milk is like CRACK!

Alliance or Horde?

Anybody going to watch the new "Alice in Wonderland" on SyFy tomorrow?

What's your idea of the best and worst casting of a movie or tv character?

A question for Furries

Baucus Nominated Girlfriend for U.S. Attorney (Roll Call)

I found this at J&J, it is Spot and I am not conducting a poll! Have no idea how to turn that off!

WaPo - Hillary Clinton Secures NATO Pledge of 7,000 Troops For Afgan Mission

Michael Winship: The Afghan Ambush

It might be better if the disaffected didn't cluster around "colorful" figures

Taliban blast army mosque in Pakistan, 40 dead, half of them children

Just few more things that Obama didn't do

Just few more things that Obama didn't do

The Black Commentator: "Today, we have a basket case of a nation"

Obama plans to talk health care with Dem senators Sunday

Geithner the Wall St. flunky does his masters' bidding, nixes a transaction tax

Reality Check: You are not Obama's or the Democratic Party's "base"

Sen. John McCain Loses Temper On Senate Floor, Reprimands Sen. Max Baucus (VIDEO)

Mods, libs hold rare meeting on health care

The American Plan for Afghanistan.

Snowe Rejoins Dems At Public Option Negotiating Table

Since Halloween, my opinion of the Obama Administration has:

Unused Equipment In Iraq - Stretches back as far as the eye can see

As far as policy goes, do the Afghanistan war escalation supporters really think...

Godamn Them! Don't they have Parents?

The President going to Copenhagen on the 18th.. Actual progress on Climate Change seen?

Baucus denies 'affair' with ex-aide

Palin says she can see the Russian Embassy from her!

Things Obama hasn't fixed

If "MSM pollsters" hate Obama, while non-MSM pollsters don't, how can you please explain this?

Carly Fiorina Exploits Recent Bout With Cancer To Fearmonger About Mammogram Recommendations (VIDEO

Palin jokingly suggests that President Obama is a communist.

Must see Senate debate sane, calm Kerry and seething, angry McCain

Guests for the Sunday TV news shows (Hillary, Feingold, Durbin...)

I might not agree with him on the war, but Obama deserves respect for how he decided!

Geithner Calls for Tightening Derivatives Loopholes

Reminder: the Senate Debates the Health Care Bill, starts at 10am Eastern

Sen. John McCain Loses Temper On Senate Floor, Reprimands Sen. Max Baucus

Post some beautiful music. Something different from the norm!

SNL's Opening Parody Of The State Dinner Crashers 'Salahis' (VIDEO)

Senate debates health care, rejects GOP amendment

I owe my soul to the company store...

Retire Bernanke and replace with Volcker.

How Obama Came to Plan for 'Surge' in Afghanistan

This poll needs some DU's to help get Bernie Sanders re-elected, so please help!

On the hiring line: All those temps signal good things to come

Dark Horse GOP Prez candidates for 2012/2016-The Well ain't totally dry, but close.

An Article on Barack Obama from 19.5 years ago....

Should Rick Warren have been invited to speak at the inauguration?

Republicons Upset because they have been branded the Party of Rape

Thank You President Obama

Image the 12/21/2012 mania and its effect on voter turnout in Nov 2012. Why vote if you

I would highly recommend DUers watch Frontline's "Obama's War"

Whitehouse to Code Pink: Could you tell your supporters to stop sending so many emails?

Raw Story Cherry Picked to get a Misleading Headline, Here's What Gen. Wesley Clark Said in Full

How Obama has shifted foreign policy from Bush days

was Afghanistan expected?

Petition Obama: Don't Nuke the Climate!

"Obama's leadership was the source of some amazement"

Gallup (12/3) - Surprisingly, Obama's Approval Up To 52 Percent - Where's the coverage?

An Open Letter to an Idiot

Hopes for climate deal get a boost

Allies Help McChrystal Reach Troop Goal

Baucus Nominated Girlfriend for Post, Aide Says

US Marines launch offensive in Afghanistan

Aetna Forcing 600,000-Plus To Lose Coverage In Effort To Raise Profits

Senate takes aim at insurance executive pay

Iran cracks down on dissent in universities

Zelaya supporters say it's time to move on

Climate change protests ahead of Copenhagen summit

Palin backs questions on Obama citizenship

Senate pushes ahead on long-term care program

TARP funds in play for jobs program-Obama Likely To Back Deal-Bill To Tap Bailout Money

Dozens of militants attack Pakistan army checkpoint

Iran says needs 20 nuclear sites: report

KTVU Learns Of New Problems That Could Add Costs And Delays To New Bay Bridge Span

Quebec unmoved in standoff with doctors

Doctors take legal action to demand Kelly inquest reopened

Internet down in Iran ahead of planned protests

Gates: No good intel on Osama bin Laden in years

Russian president says nightclub blaze is criminal act

President Obama to Capitol Hill to Push for Health Care Bill

Tens of thousands march against Berlusconi

UK Met Office to publish climate records

'Parmalat founder Calisto Tanzi's art' seized

Martial law declared in Philippine province after massacre

Officials Saw Spike in Threats on Obama Early

Geithner Dismisses Tax on Financial Transactions as Unworkable

Whitacre’s GM Culture Fix Moves Up Younger Executives, Women

(Defense Sec. Robert) Gates: No good intel on Osama bin Laden in years

Latest updates take bite out of (enlistment) bonuses

To a Divisive Debate, Now Add Religion

'Slim Fast' Recalls All Shakes, Diet Drinks (Moderate Food Poisoning Toxin)

Geithner Calls for Tightening Derivatives Loopholes

Break-in targets climate scientist

Honduras: U.S. Urges Support of Neighbors for New Leader

Max Baucus Proposes Health Care Compromise: Public Option for Girlfriends

Baucus admits he nominated girlfriend for U.S. Attorney

Krauthammer: My Pants Don't Tingle When Obama Gets On His War-Talk!

The Welfare State and Military Power

Bank Lobby lashes out at Credit Unions! A Must read post

AlterNet: Going Undercover in the Crazy, Tragic World of Christian Gay-Conversion Therapy

In Bolivia, a Force for Change Endures

Congressman Takes Swipe at Program to Reduce Medicare Fraud (Center for Public Integrity)

Patrick Cockburn: US surge will only prolong Afghan war

Tim Tebow's Biblical Eye Black Backfires!

Why Welfare Reform Fails its Recession Test - Peter Edelman and Barbara Ehrenreich

Leveling the Field — Ensuring Equity through National Health Care Reform (New Eng Jour Med)

Pragmatism Makes for Bad Policy

ClimateGate scandal Demonstrates Intellectual Protectionism of Modern Scientists

Why the FCC Should Stop Comcast from Buying NBC (PC World)

Sprint fed customer GPS data to cops over 8 million times

The Democrats have abandoned us

An American in the Italian Wheels of Justice

3 ways to create jobs IMMEDIATELY with education spending

Elizabeth Warren: America Without a Middle Class -- It's Not Far Away As You Might Think

Blackwater's Secret War in Pakistan

35 seconds-Sen.Hatch dreams of control... oh if ever they could

Howard Dean on Countdown with David Shuster, discusses health care.

Jon Bon Jovi, Ellen & Big Ears

Tom Hartmann: Secret War with Pakistan

Birther preacher claims he was threatened by CIA

Weekly Address: Pushing Forward on Jobs

TYT: Did Obama Lie About Afghanistan Troop Withdrawl?

FLASHBACK -- McCain: 'I Say God Bless The AARP For Everything They're Doing'

Why? - New NARAL TV ad aimed at the Stupak Amendment

ON THE EDGE - 'CNBC cheers mass murder, looks for profit opportunities'

Sen. Durbin: Where Is The Republican Health Care Plan?

The Seattle WTO People's History Project

Portia de Rossi & Elisabeth Hasselbeck discuss marriage equality

Zombie Reagan Raised From Grave To Lead GOP

Sen. Franken Becomes A Cosponsor Of Vitter/Coburn Amendment

President-Elect Gore was on Letterman tonight!

Greenhouse gas carbon dioxide ramps up aspen growth

Acidification In Alaska - Calcium Saturation Line Rising From Depths, Will Affect Entire Food Chains

'BioScience' Study: Species Down, Disease Up

1990-2005 - Vietnam's Emissions Growth Highest Among 100 Million Club - Up 376%

1990-2010 - Borneo Deforestation Area = Spain & France Combined; ENSO Fire Cycle Taking Control

Penn Study - Sea Level Rise Along US Atlantic Coast Fastest In 4,000 Years

Destroyed US town a model of eco-living as it rebuilds

German Analysts - 2C Rise Locked In; Maldives, Tuvalu Already Gone: 3C Will End Most Coral Reefs

Guardian: Gordon Brown attacks 'flat-earth' climate change sceptics

DUers is this true? Anyone have info on the claim NOAA's data is fudged.

UN hits back at climate skeptics amid e-mails row (BBC)

Climatologists under pressure (Nature editorial)

Global Warming Theory

Key Dates in the Story of a Warming Planet

The End of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon? (deforestation down 64% since 2005!)

How Many Cyclists does it Take to Power a Hairdryer?

Emission reductions by the USA in 2020 and the risk of exceeding 2°C warming

Wunderground - The Manufactured Doubt Industry & The Hacked Email Controversy

Hold on Bernanke~ Bernie Sanders

Thoroughbred racing writer asks why the great veteran trainers no longer get the top horses

Grady Sizemore Has Your Morning Coffee

Ha Ha---Hee Hee---Hoo Hooo---weeeeeeeeee!

If Texas loses, wanna bet a lot of writers vote Florida #2...

Tebow wept.

Tebow turns the spigots on (video)

Texas-Nebraska thread


CBS has pretty much exposed the faulty football coverage with this SEC game

Take It Like A Man

He He--- Good old Wanny--- Still coaching the choke method.

The Nebraska Defense - My MVP for the Day

Wash Post/Feinstein: A conversation between Arnold Palmer and Tiger Woods

In no way, shape or form should Texas be playing in the National Championship.

Jesus is getting crucified today.

The Broncos lose a family member --- RIP "Barrel Man"

So, is this a rebuilding year for USC, or a sign of things to come?

Give it up to Tebow .... and I wanted to dog him too.

Women in the NBA? Commissioner Stern thinks so.

The JR Chess Report (December 5): Final Four in Khanty Mansiysk

Anyone here up for a world cup pickem?

On to next week and important things - GO NAVY, Beat Army

Latin American Parliament suspends Honduran congress

Behind Bars in Honduras: Interview with Women’s Rights Leader Before “Free” Election

US Has New Permanent Rep. at OAS and Honduran FM Patricia Rodas is Surprise Speaker

Canadian Eye-Witnesses Dispute Claims by Minister Kent Regarding Violence in Honduran Elections

Zelaya supporters say it's time to move on

THE NEW YORKER: Gone South Posted by William Finnegan

Manipulating the Honduran Election Results (UPDATED WITH VOTE SAMPLE)

Tragedy of Honduras appears lost in news of troop escalation in Afghanistan

Honduras "Election" Failed to Stop the Resistance

Carter Center to Monitor Bolivia's Elections

Plans for stamp to honour Micheletti

Honduras revises down participation in disputed polls

Honduras: U.S. Urges Support of Neighbors for New Leader

IDF fears settlers may attack Palestinians in response to freeze

Activists to intensify protest against settlement freeze with road blocks

Big show underway

Anti-wall protester shot in Nil'in

Russia's Putin to visit Israel in 2010

Fundamental Shift in the IDF's Combat Doctrine Resulted In Extensive Harm to Civilians in Gaza

Shattering Israel's image of 'democracy'

Man suspected of burning his children's tongues with hot knife

The County Sheriff will not enforce Colorado State University's ban on concealed carry...

I support the RKBA , I own a gun , I hunt , but

Colorado Sheriff, vows to not, enforce CSU gun ban..

Intruder Shot At Gresham Apartment Man Shot, Injured After Kicking In Door, Police Say

(Editorial) ...It's time to broach gun control topic...

I wish I'd purchased that 8 gauge shotgun I saw several years ago.

Million dollar bail for man that shoots intruder.

56 Year old Woman defends her life with a shotgun.

Union, Okinawa mayor vow to fight proposed cuts to base worker pay (xpost from Veterans)

Today in Labor History Dec 5 Unionists John and James McNamara were sentenced to 15 years & life

Teamsters crash the party at Cenex Harvest States stockholder meeting

Senate panel OKs Obama OSHA nominee

U.S. Labor Against The War’s 195 Affiliated Labor Organizations Convene Third National Assembly

Obama's GOP Pen Pal

Toon:Water found on the moon

What Happens When an Enormous Star Blows Up?

Greece- Some Shots from My Trip

Samoan Tsunami wave was 46 feet high

Mars Had Liquid Water in Recent Past, Rover Finds

How much of the sky has the Hubble seen?

Scientists map deep origins of the 'Hawaiian Hotspot'

Playing around with paintshop (many pics)

NBA Center Wins eBay Auction to Name Shrimp Species

World's Largest Milky Way Image Is 120 Feet of Humbling

Large moon of Uranus may explain odd tilt

any herpetologists familiar with the salamanders of the Midwest here?

New Jersey Nears Vote on Letting Gays Marry

Sweden to cut aid to Uganda over anti-gay law

OK Videophiles...Help me name a movie, please!

Why Did New York Fail on Gay Mariage?

I love you. I wish I could apologize for the world.

Just in case you are unaware yet how evil Rick Warren is

Reasons to own a Nintedo Wii

AlterNet: Going Undercover in the Crazy, Tragic World of Christian Gay-Conversion Therapy

A hypothetical question about marriage and fundies.

Moody’s Links Option ARM, Subprime Performance (40% of option ARMs past due)

Darling plans tax on bank bonuses

What's th best way to keep your thoughts in line for LOA?

OT: Renovations, part 3--upstairs bathroom (Warning! Pic heavy!)

Owning Our New Power...Creating the Life of Our Dreams - Karen Bishop

Poverty consciousness and more grief...

OT: Renovations, part 4--exterior (Warning! Pic heavy!)

Free Cleaning Service For Women In Chemotherapy -

Health care reform piloted in Baton Rouge

vitamin D levels associated with survival in lymphoma patients

Vitamin D the Miracle Vitamin! (Please Watch & Tell Family & Friends)

In Search of Education Leaders

Class of Teachers Sues NYC For a Pass Out of Rubber Rooms

Canadian Jewish Congress `concerned' by Swiss minaret ban

France will not ban minarets: PM

Symbolic minaret declared in Switzerland

Switzerland’s Invisible Minarets (NYT op-ed)

Huckabee Seduced by Cop Killer’s Christianity?

Mom expected God to provide food

Fugitive Pastor Arrested on child sexual assault charge

Feedback requested on this Christian Acrostic; What do you think?

Non-stick Waffle Iron Owners..

The variablosity of tipsitude

Quick! Everyone get over here as fast as you can!

When do you toss frozen fish

Chestnuts roasting ....

I was attacked by a Cling Wrap box.

What's the deal with Eggo® waffles?

We sent out almost 50 boxes of these to our favorite clients .......

Went to my first All-Clad sale today! Wow, great bargains.

Holiday Meals

Paulism vs Jesus