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Archives: January 10, 2009

Hope is the Bait to create True believers,,,

Anyone see the terrorism awareness Project?

Wine and Cheese: by Sarah Palin ...

On Hardball-S.P. blames the media

John Nichols: Impeachment Made Easy: The Illinois Model

American Jewish Congress(AJC) Crippled by Madoff Scandal

Who was the one person who voted against impeachment today?

Did Tweety just say his fear is that crime will go up and people will be afraid to leave their home?

Haggard attempts comeback: "At this stage in my life, I'm a loser - a first-class loser."

In case you wanna know what we are really up against...

Breaking: Center Of Universe Discovered

KO is the best - Bush the Liberator is a classic

Spammers Leverage Battle in Gaza, CNN

Reid Introduces Resolution Recognizing Israel's Right To Self Defense (press release)

Rachel's on.. looks like its going to be a good show.

Would you like some fromage with that Beaujolais, Norm Coleman?

Because one wasn't enough......

I think Best Actor Oscar will go to either Sean Penn for Milk or Clint Eastwood for Gran Torino

Below are the top stories of the week from Capitol Hill

Below are the top stories of the week from Capitol Hill

Conspiracy Theory Appears Less Likely in Fatal Crash

Senator Kennedy Approves

Matt Taibbi, Rolling Stone: "Bush Apologizes: The Farewell Interview We Wish He'd Give"

Yippie ki yay, motherf**ker: "Cheney, in last days in office, still hopes to catch bin Laden"

Don't miss Bill Moyers tonight

Does someone have the number of reigstered voters/votes for each district in Minnesota?

"Is it ok to divorce an abusive spouse?" No, says fundy internet evangelist.

pardon my purity.

It is the most foolish thing in the world to say that the Second World War ended the Depression

What's up with this weather?

Your Turn! Program the Liberal Media.

"The audacity of 'nope.'"

David Shuster: Palin's character was not "assassinated" by MSNBC. She just can't answer questions.

Next on Cheney's torture agenda: FISH

The failure of wedge politics.

A Secret Message Was Written on the Shoes

100 pages of statements on Israel/Hamas from our elected leaders

If you own a house and don't plan on moving, what do you care about the mortgage rates?

Guests for the Sunday TV news shows: PE Obama on ABC...

Phosphorus use is a war crime

The failure of our 401(k)s

The Myth of Bush As The Hero of 9/11

The Day the Music Died-February 2, 1959.

Wonkett Considered Best Liberal Blog? What?? Please go vote Now...

What did Blagojevich do for Milt Patterson to earn that one vote against impeachment?

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

Texas death row inmate pulls out eye, eats it

All this M$M handwringing about "job losses" is bullshit!!

Has Pepsi started to use an Obama type logo?

Oh shit..... now I KNOW we're fucked

Mitch Albom; David Ignatius, John McLaughlin, more - Charlie Rose tonight

CNN: Gaza (death) video genuine, journalists say

Just finishing watching Bill Moyers "Journal" on PBS. Stunning.

Charlie Rose? Ignasius is interesting.

Illinois Legislature is showing Redid and Pelosi was balls are for.

I.O.U.S.A. - It will be televised on CNN - Review by Roger Ebert

If even the Wall Street Journal allows "Israel Is Committing War Crimes" as a headline


Kyl Falsely Claims Holder Doesn’t Support Pat. Act, Says He Shouldn’t Be AG If He’s Against Torture

New Orleans cops shoot man 12 times in the back

On the lighter side: Russian Sandcastles.

I will post this in General Discussion as it may become breaking news tomorrow?

check out this beautiful couple

no! Patrick Swayze hospitalized for pneumonia

"Remember the Roman Empire. For a long, long time the state of Judea...

Food Bank Friday! January 9, 2009!

What a night - first John Dean on KO

Catholic girls not opting for HPV vaccine: 19% vs 70% of public school girls

Which side of the fence are you on

Husband wants kidney back from wife, or $1.5 million divorce settlement

We know where George is headed but where's Dick going?

McCain: GOP Must Work With Obama Sam Stein Huff Post

I have proof that PE Obama is already different than Bush

Bush Requests Balance of TARP Funds..before he leaves...

21 million unemployed?

The Poverty Trap in Palestine: “Our only way out is for Israel to keep bombing us until we die.”

Italian Pensions Sapped by Private Funds Bush Backed (Update1)

What's your current " peeve"? So many to choose from.

We will see them prosecuted.

Editorial in Wall Street Journal says: "Israel Is Committing War Crimes"

Best of 2 Worlds for Immigrants in Charter Schools

Turkey probes massacre petition

If the Merry-Go-Round is making you dizzy, jump the fuck off.

Another Great Clay Bennett Cartoon

Israel: Gaza offensive will be 'escalated

I've got to "brag on myself."

Blagojevich should have appointed himself Senator

Where I live the cherry trees and Japanese magnolias are in full bloom.

Reminder: ' Let Gaza Live' march in DC today

Blurred Out: 51 Things You Aren't Allowed to See on Google Maps

Want To Vent? Add A Failure to Public Integrity's 'Boken Government' List

The first order of business for PE Obama......

You never own your house free and clear anyway due to property taxes

Random Bushism Generator

Superbowl. Who might be there in your opinion, if you care?

Not a Company Man

Think of all the money being siphoned off right now

alex witt msnbc twit

Has Obama picked a FEMA nominee yet?

Fire them All ! Every damn one of them.

Baltimore mayor allegedly pocketed gift cards

CNN says the pelicans are pooping out.

Did you know we have US soldiers protecting a terrorist organization in Iraq?

Economic Stimulus Proposal

What's the best, most effective way of drop-kicking the DLC from this universe?

What's the best, most effective way of drop-kicking the DLC from this universe?

Obama Under Pressure On Interrogation Policy-Some See Harsh Methods as Essential

Obama Under Pressure On Interrogation Policy-Some See Harsh Methods as Essential

Do they think people will pay to see these assholes?

Looking for a DISTRICT BY DISTRICT breakdown of the Franken Coleman race.

U.S. makes U-turn on U.N. Gaza vote

Man dies in Swissvale after being tasered

Innit funny that now, in the waning hours of the bush years, we get favorable court rulings ........

Need welfare myth fact check help...

This is how Hamas thinks: Fighter Sees His Paradise in Gaza’s Pain

Waste spills at second TVA site

Palin will be toast in all due time...

National universal health care call-in day 1/15

Israel drops leaflets on Gaza telling them

Inauguration chant--"Prosecute Bush and Cheney"

Bush Radio: "When Laura and I depart for Texas later this month..."

Religulous - Full Movie - now free on Internet

Amy Goodman: The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them

Amy Goodman: The Plot Against Pensions and the Plan to Save Them

Banana Republic

Sunday talk show lineup for January 11

What will be your celebratory imbibation on January 20th?

Palin's local paper: Comment section has someone blaming DU and Daily Kos

bu$h* policies lose 2.6 million jobs in 2008

alex whit just said bu$h* 41 was a war hero....oh really?

The deaths, rip offs, scandals, treasons, wars, tortures, how did they get away with it all?

WSJ: "Israel Is Committing War Crimes"

There's 1 Thing WH Can't Stand--Snotty Reporters Who Don't Recognize Success When They See It

OK, idiot son lying on cable-again.

Friday the House gave women powerful new rules - hooray!

Iraq's Minorities Facing Extinction in Current Crisis - Current Crisis is the US occupation

Wingnut Apoplexy

Kansas Politicians Standing In The Way Of Closing Gitmo»

Washington loses a vital link

U.S. seeks ship to move arms to Israel

Estimated War Costs for 2009 is $136 Billion

Women Appointed to Key Department of Justice Positions (Yes!)

2008 Weblog Awards - Vote For Informed Comment For Best Middle East or Africa Blog

Did anybody watch the commissioning of the GHW Bush aircraft carrier?

Super-bowl Poll

Hagel, Nye said possibles for U.S. ambassador post

Junior dedicates new aircraft carrier USS Poopdeck Poppy

Show civility or claws? GOP at a crossroads in Congress

Why is George Bush so interested in places with deep water?

August 2005: Dan Bartlett makes mix DVD of Katrina news reports to get clueless Junior up to speed

August 2005: Dan Bartlett makes mix DVD of Katrina news reports to get clueless Junior up to speed

Israeli War on Gaza 'Killing Peace Prospects'

I see the warmongers are having a party

Bush library and ‘Freedom Institute’ to be housed in same building.»

It's the Jobs, Stupid!

13 ... 12 ... 11 ...

Obama’s Guam Option - A hundred million dollars to resettle forty thousand Iraqis

Sderot War Diary-Not in my name and not for me you went to war.

World stocks drop as US jobless rate hits 7.2 pct

Pat Buchanan's advice to Obama: Reagan bet on private sector & succeeded, FDR bet on gov't & failed

U.N. wants to know if war crimes were committed in Gaza

Texas death row inmate pulls out eye, eats it

Palin casts herself as a bullied Cinderella, Caroline Kennedy as an evil stepsister

Obama's Justice nominees signal end of Bush terror tactics

Gaza: A Real History-US & Israel Have Spent Last 3 Yrs Trying To Recover From 2006 Elections

Ordinary Arabs fume over Israeli invasion

Well here is a casualty of Bernard Madoff that I am truly sad to see go.

A city that gets it when it comes to mass transit: Toronto

Gaza kids: ‘When’re we going to die?’

Olympics still beating the ever lovin' shit out of Vancouver taxpayers

House passes bill recognizing Israel's right to defend itself

Digital TV switch question....

Peace through Superior Firepower

AP's Ben Feller on Bush's legacy: "He seized a bullhorn and united a country"

"Tetris" might blunt mental trauma

'We Are Very Violent': Israeli War Crimes Mount

Former Drug czar warns of "invading hordes"

Is it true that the Reagans hated the Bushs?

Richard Clarke Assesses Obama's Intel Team

"Eternal flame" at veterans' memorial not so eternal after all.

Obama's Attorney General Pick Faces Growing Criticism

USS George H.W. Bush commissioned today... It's first mission

Saturday Night Special: Biggest Full Moon of 2009

Taylor's son jailed for 97 years -- for TORTURE! (BBC)

Pat Buchanan: "New Deal was a bust..."

Franken to attend Obama inauguration

Sanjay Gupta: What the Next Surgeon General Doesn't Know About Pot

Gaza Strip conflict engendering wave of anti-Semitic violence in Europe

5 U.S. troops slain in series of Afghanistan blasts

4 year left in unheated car at night ,at 14 below while 22 year old dad 'visits' 13 year old

Senators say no witch hunt aimed at spy agencies

Live Web Cam...

So who are those 22% who still back George W. Bush?


Has anybody ever seen statistics on how many Raptureheads there are

I'm watching a repeat of the Confirmation hearing of the new Labor Secretary

Question: For what year will these tax cuts be effective?

Hey skinner

Saturday TOON Roundup: Bush and the new team...

(Helen) Thomas: Bush is a nice guy but he flubbed 9/11 twice

9 days 19 hours . . .to go

How do totally unqualified idiots like bush & palin ever become governors?

U.S. Army recruiting at the mall with videogames

Burr backs Burris

Teen Sex - Inequality Anyone?

[Video] Take A Good Look America

Raw Story confronts White House about surge in terror since Iraq war

Send A Message to Your State+Federal Reps On GAza/Israel! Find And Email Your Reps!

Would-Be Bank Robber Wore Mask While in Line

Palin: Media Portrayal Would Be 'Prettier' If She'd Been Dem VP Candidate

"On Sunday, the 25th of January, I will be organizing civil disobedience in East Tennessee."

Yes, Israel has a right to exist. But so did those blood-soaked Palestinian toddlers on the mortuary

Web startup to offer foreign news as papers cut (AP)

Universal Health care!!

Most important news story of the week (ending January 9, 2009)

I hate the censorship at DU.

Wow I love how simple the world of repukes can be

Juan Cole asks for your vote in the 2008 Weblog Awards....

Crimes of Blago vs crimes of Bush...

Obama-Bush teams to stage 'disaster' exercise

Nebraska GOP aims to freshen up its image

I have the solution to our economic woes!!!!

If you have BBC International a program

Those Who Voted Against H. Res. 34

$300,000,000,000 = 4,000,000 X $75,000

How do you define 'liberal'?

Hemorrhage of U.S. Jobs Is Likely to Persist After Biggest Loss Since 1945

Oklahoma First To Push Flat Earth Legislation in 2009

Ten Days and a Wake Up

Israel - the new Czechoslovokia Another Perspective

Bush was like a second father, says press secretary

A brother was murdered by cops

Ahhhnuld continues to Terminate California

Dollars & Sense: Dec. Job #s: Even Worse than They Look

About health care

Israel is not flavor of the month with most countries of the world right now

Goodbye George

Is Ann Coulter on record for saying the word "penis"?

New - BBC VIDEO: Former guard Details Guantanamo 'torture'

CA Avocado Commission employees use $2 million for personal crap

Hypocrisy 101 - how the world views the Jews

Social Security "Reform": The Undead Return

Why are grand jury indictments sometimes sealed?

DUer David Swanson on Bill Moyers tonight!

Grant Money - did anyone ever got one?

What's on George and Dick's iPods? ..... Help them out. Suggest songs for our outgoing Exec branch.

Nee suggestions for a small inaugural party at my home to celebrate our new President.

Have fun while he lasts: The 50 Dumbest Bush Quotes of All Time

Toronto Star: Obama to visit Canada first

A Porno Bailout?

Grave adds 6,000 years to Istanbul

Army recruiting at the mall with video games

Nate Silver strikes again: Obama's Price is Right Negotiating Strategy?

Any word on the Iranian Aid Ship heading to Gaza?

So what can be done to promote mental health care

Palin's Priorities and What They Tell Us. -- THE MUDFLATS

Depressing Economy TOONS

GM cleans out its garage - automaker is selling vehicles from its 'Heritage Collection'

OMG! Have you seen Fargo?!

Do you think Blago is mentally ill?

I am pissed that the Obama's are denied temp. residence at the Blair House

Thank God for the Democratic polices of the past...or we would be totally shafted

It must be really, really bad if the Repubs can't spin it...?

Challenge to car manufacturers: Put a second spark plug in each cyliner.

This is my 1000th post and I'd like to make it meaningful.

Part-Time Government Employees Earn $160,000 a Year

Still think Prop 8 wasn't an issue of life or death

Traveling thru Brentwood, TN? Make sure you BOYCOTT the Artee Hotel: They FIRE gay employees!

Media Matters for America: Why conservative pundits are trying to turn Americans against FDR

Ron Paul on H Res 34, Recognizing Israel's right to defend itself

Remember how that $600/taxpayer stimulus last year kept the economy from going down the tubes?

A Klan Initiation Murder: A Backlash to Obama's Victory?

What's up with the asterisk next to Bush's name?

UK protests today - Bravo Brits

Best selling author loses life savings to Madoff investments.

Karl Rove sets the GOP Senate Strategy

Southern California-Based Atheist Group Joins Inauguration Suit

I confronted a very annoying man bleating that right wing "Messiah" garbage today.

Germany offers support to Obama

Get off your ass and do something!

Why doesn't Egypt open their border to rescue the people of Gaza?

Saturday night special: Biggest full moon of '09

Huff Post: Have Anti-Union Smear Ads Flopped? Here's Why 78% of Public Favors Unions

Inauguration balls for the rest of us.

Bushitler won't be sitting his ass on AF 1 any more!

our inaugural invitation came yesterday- check-in if you got yours...

one in seven americans can barely read (can't participate in DU)

Getting Rich Helping the Poor

Extensive Complaint Being Prepared-Seeks Fed Prosecution For US Officials Who Ordered War Crimes

“I don’t know if we’ve ever had an opponent who is so disliked by Republicans as Al Franken."

AlterNet: Barbie's Sordid Sexual History

Want to boost consumer confidence? . . .Want to stimulate spending?

Tell Chairman Kaine NOT to Abandon the 50-State Strategy! (ask him a question @

FDA is "fundamentally broken" ... "compelling evidence of serious wrongdoing"

"Laura an' I are HONORED to help commission an AWESOME ship an' honor an AWESOME man..."

Today was Bush's last flight on AF1. He didn't know. LOL.

For Kurdish Girls, a Painful Ancient Ritual

Letter to Tom Daschle from Dr. Quentin Young regarding National Health Care.

Tattoos come of age in Asia at Singapore show

Here's what the folks at the "Rapture Ready" site think of Gaza: (sick)

The real Palin problem

Warren offers refuge to homophobic Anglicans who left Episcopal Church over gay issue

Best bumper sticker seen in a while...

It's the Sixth Annual Rocknation/LBN "You Call This NEWS?" Awards!

In-State Tuition For Illegal Aliens?

Windows 7 Beta now available for download (not for novices)

joel stein -"nut allergies-a yuppie invention"

I believe in miracles.

Taxes and budgets: oh my!

Am I that strange just because I like the smell of mangrove mud at low tide?

I can't handle reruns of X show!

When fast food scripts go bad...

Oh my. Blago's been covered. By women.

Does anyone here have Mediacom high speed internet?

Elmo Fans Check In

Can one lose a gut in 4 months?

"If you'd pull your finger out, there'd be room for something else"

It's Friday it's hamster dance time

Thanks anyway, but you won't be buying me that drink after all.

Exploding cat takes centre stage in gory Ottawa play

Jimmy Page's manager: Plans for Page, Jones & Bonham to tour, record w/ new singer "completely over"

Apparently Patrick Swayze now has pneumonia. I hope this is

This is new Palm (with new high res interface) pretty cool looking:

If you get enough lounge vibes...

My web stalker is whining to Skinner and Elad!

What was in the Thunderdome anyway?

E=mc squared fans, check in

What are listening to right now?

Wow. Just wow.

Post Counts

I'm dumbo what is my name?

What are you watching/listening to right now?

Go check out my picture in the "not too bad looking" thread!

This post is about nothing you know about.

Another sad lesson learned. When suffering from cedar fever, do not snuggle your kittehs.

Post a picture of thread, your choice

Poor Weezer got Chugged.

Didn't DU used to have a "For Sale" area?

Didn't DU used to have a "For Sale" area?

Is there any such thing as an eyelid parasite?

Musical Moon

can one lose one's butt in 4 hours?

What do you do if you don't know which photo thread to post in?

Emu fans check in

Picture thread for those who are a 5 to 8 on a scale of 1 to 10. n/t

Picture thread for those who are a 9 to 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. n/t

Picture thread for those who are a 1 to 4 on a scale of 1 to 10. n/t

PETA wants to change the name for Phish

I know it's wrong, but this cracks me up.

Pickture thread for nose pickers. n/t

Just listen to this and don't give me no shit.

"almost" got into a fight with a cop today...(EPIC CONVERSATION)

Songs you HATED at first, then they grew on you?

My canned cheese just spit at me

I have nearly completed my mass consumption of alcohol and marijuana.

1/2 a glass of wine and i have a buzz, really.

I bought 1/2 of a book today

Emo fans, check in

I think I have an ingrown eyebrow hair! WTF?

Dammit! I had a thread in the Sports Forum turned down...

Terminator3 haters. Why do you hate it, aside from the perceived continuity problems?

I just had a customer who did not know what a colon is. (Punctuation, not body part.)

Damn. I have an ingrown nose hair, so now I can smell my brain.

So I Was Discussing Porn With Someone In Text Messages

PLO fans check in.

I'm Thinking Of Tampering With Philboy's Urine Test

I'm thinking of tampering with my urine test.

Plo fans check in!

Is "gizz" a bad word???

Why am I not out?!

Is tampering a bad word?

so where's all the picture threads I keep reading are here

The board is getting blurry, message board that is, you knwo DU

The board is getting blurry, message board that is, you knwo DU

Time for Craig

Kevin Bacon gets six degrees of seperation from his money by Madoff

Oh fer chrissakes good night

Oh fer chrissakes good night


K thought the earthquake yesterday was funny.

I would love to know who filled up my candy jar with all kinds of chocolates.

If everything tastes like chicken

I just ate some chicken.

Photo thread for nude people

Photo thread for nude looking people

Alone among strangers living and dead.

Christian Bale (Batman) -- A linguistic Schizo?

I bought a book today.

Is this video the greatest thing ever or a sign of the end times?

When you visit GD-P by accident, how long does it take for you to realize

LoL is Cheney really going to be on Letterman

I burned a book today

My left bicep has been twitching on and off for the last two days.

Jonathan Turley -- Indiana Jones of law school?

What is everyone drinking tonight?

Met a new friend today...

Is Gizzmullet a word, and should it be tampered with?

ELO fans check in.

Gran Torino

For: liberal trucker

Who's God pulling for in this weekend's NFL Playoff games?

Thank You my friend, liberal trucker ....

I wish I could afford to save this horse.

And He Could Sing Too

Baby moose crashes through Washington family's window

The perfect video for the lounge pevs

Is "mullet" a bad word???

So I almost got hit by a car yesterday at work

Superbowl. Who might be there in your opinion, if you care?

Let's just say you had a cat that exploded

Who the hell puts pastrami on a burger?? Carl's Jr., that' who.

"Big things coming in future. Only matter of itme."

Venting: Having to buy tires at Walmart

Aw....Geez...Duped again!

'Hee-Haw' comedy duo member Jon Hager dead at 67

Bob Saget!!!

Death row inmate pulls out eye then eats it

John Lennon, Keith Richards, Eric Clapton and Mitch Mitchel = Pure GOLD!!

One of the best artist blogs on the web; "Gurney Journey"


Post #1000

Heidi! You up yet? I've got a smoocher for ya!

What is Sonico?

Find the nude dude

Okay, now I'm pissed!!

Who uses a broadband air card for their only internet use. Like a Verizon card?

Eno fans, check in

Major Saturday morning bummer: my cat locked herself in the bathroom.

George Straight "Troubadour" video and lyrics

The Sam Adams/Fried Fish Experiment

kitten picture of the day for saturday january 10

This is a first, but I am starting a picture thread. Here goes.

It was the only thing I could do half right Look what they done.

I've been ugly for nearly two years now, and I have something to confess:

gblady, please report to this thread immediately....

If Super Mario had been made today... (Dialup warning)

My advisor did a really generous thing for me yesterday

Any fans of the group "Blue Merle"?

'May You Stay Forever Young... Baby'

Nothing Compares 2 U

Is there a premade sauce I can use for sesame chicken...

Awesome cartoons about the old SEC

I just returned from dropping a c-note at Work N' Gear

Bands with punctuation in their names

Psst...Hey kid! Wanna go to a concert? (DC/Baltimore areas)

Software serial number question

James Gang

Dedicated to all the pissy motherfuckers

Get off your ass, you Lounge lizards!

Larry King: Still Juicy

Random question: Last time you visited a foreign country?

My 2-year-old son can identify Trogdor and The Cheat by name.

The OTHER Kitten Picture of the Day

you idiots have no fucking sense of humor

I'm Going To See "Revolutionary Road"

Tetris is like a cognitive vaccine fighting the effects of PTSD

Vintage loaf of bread for sale.


One of my favorite movies is on

I just bought my champagne for the 20th.

We just moved to the coolest neighborhood in town - they sell bongs at the convenience store

Home from a funeral, and so glad to see my house!

If you were a Muppet. Which one would you be?

In case you want to avoid being a failure in life, always remember Marvin Frankleberg...

Since there're only 35 days until pitchers and catchers report — a music-video baseball quiz!

I am 563 posts away from 40K

Going to see the .357 String Band tonight

So I'm driving in the car today with my kids, and a car ahead of us is swerving

So I haven't been around much....

Tonight is supposed to be the biggest full moon of the year over here

I haven't seen anyone open the bar, so I'm opening the bar.


My stuff keeps breaking

the whole earth catalog is now on the net

For only $99.99, this magnificent work of art can be yours

Post here if you have ever received a pm from Skinner

WTF is going on with the Titans tonight?

Vegans/vegetarians: What is your primary source of protein?

Here I am....Sat night pic thread.....drinking my Killiian's Red

I just heard Laura Branigan on the radio

Cats are natural comedians

Is Bristol Palin breastfeeding the little Tripster?

I just found out that my 3-year-old nephew....

Ahhh, I love the sound of police choppers circling overhead.

Any other homebodies here?

Ready for Snow Storm fun? We are in the Western PA area and are

A photo thread open to all, especially Rev

What pic thread should I post in...

speaking of horses and the shitty economy

Dragon cake!

god damn a fucking heart ache

Asia . . . the World's Home of Teh Bizarre (some images might keep you up at night).

What Makes You Feel Worthwhile?

Pineapple Express (no spoilers here)

Hey, DU green tea fans, a question

If "Blazing Saddles" was produced today.....

I'm ba-ack!!! Posting from my new condo

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 1/10/2009)

Has anybody ever post pornographic pictures on DU?

WHy Do People Like Burberry Stuff


Urchin galls

Went book hunting today, found legitimate FIRST EDITIONS of Mark Twin, Norman Mailer!

Am I wrong to want to strangle the "ShamWow" guy?


Weather report cat - video

"Heroes" TV show aficionadoes, help me out.

Car insurance question

Francis Perkins was the liberal voice who had the ear of

Answer to RW "documentary" (How Obama got elected) = Sarah Palin. LOL

Are you going to love Vince's nuts?

Warner bucks GOP-ers, backs Holder

I am jonsin' for "The Top 10 Conservative Idiots". How about you?

I've been here for almost 2 years now, and I have an ugly secret to confess.

KO, Bush, and Liberation-a special comment if I ever heard one.

A view of Blago through the eyes of the Chicago Reader

Whitney Houston Won't Be at Obama's Inaugural

Picture Thread. Your latest pic please!

Obama OKs modest tax changes after seeking ideas

How DARE the people of Illinois keep me from getting a pap smear!!!

Retiring Bush web site to move on to The Next Big Joke

"We Shall Overcome"

The President Meets the King...

About that White House China........

Hannity Post - Who created more jobs? Carter or Bush Admin?

As President of the United States, Barack Obama is absolutely PERFECT

Recipes for inauguration luncheon menu

Feb Vanity Fair: Bartlett "Katrina Final Nail in President's Coffin" Must Read...

Obama camp 'prepared to talk to Hamas'

Who cares that American is in the toilet!! Thank God that gays can't get married!!

Will Sanjay Gupta Hassle Barack Obama Over Cigarette Smoking?

10 days left! What a Feeling!


Obama now says plan could create or save 4 million jobs. Obama Report released

The Bush/Cheney/Republican "torture first, ask questions later" era has come to an end.

History calls on Obama to uncork a great speech

Palin v Kennedy: The Quiz

Despite all the naysayers, Barack Hussein Obama has GOT THIS!

Obama's inauguration by the numbers (bison?)

We need more government jobs

Are you comfortable with a president less wedded to ideology?

Am I the only who sees the name Sanjay Gupta and thinks folks are mocking Sonjay Gupta by. . .

Jocelyn Elders: Gupta is a Really Good Choice

********************** 10 MORE DAYS **********************

Unarmed resistance to Israel

2009 Inaugural Luncheon Details Announced

Here's my naive, best possible scenario speculation on Obama's pre-inaugural choices.

When did we become the Republicans?

Perinatal asphyxia

The okey-doke: Trying to Change Its Face, G.O.P. Weighs a Black Chairman

Caroline's Inexperience a "Minus", Gov Says

Even though it's less than two weeks before the new president, we are doomed.

Congressman Paul Hodes rocks

MP3: Calvin Trillin's poem about the Inauguration

United Kingdom has become an Orwellian police state...

Dick Cheney finds Obama's inauguration historic, remarkable, also exciting

stlsaxman on "Wha'dya Know?" during "Happy Talk" segment!!!

PAUL KRUGMAN - The Obama Gap

Ten Reasons To Give Obama A Mindless Blank Check

Obama Administration Team

Will DU still be able to support Obama if he decides to become an independent

My wonderful mailperson, Edna, gave me a gift today

Here's a big tease... "Will Obama Administration Prosecute Bush Officials?"

Obama invites George W. Bush to continue to work with him in the White House

Bush History-Bush's Idea of Supporting the Troops: No Wonder the GOP Runs from Bush, 1/10

Bush History-Bush's Idea of Supporting the Troops: No Wonder the GOP Runs from Bush, 1/10

"Yes Pecan"

Never mind the Military Industrial Complex. The War on drugs created the Prison Industrial Complex.

It appears there is mimimal interest in hearing Chimpy's historic revisions

For Everyone Complaining About Obama....

K&R if you don't like this other thread that people are K&Ring.

Seems to be a lot of displeasure with our president elect

Obama aide denies report he will launch low-level contact with Hamas

There is a message to the world if we don't have an investigation

Obama is FAILING because he has NO presidential powers!@!!@#$@!1!!1

If Dean loyalists want to throw temper tantrums FINE, I'm a Plouffe loyalist throwing 1 too . .

What Do You Serve With Moose Stew?

Dubya, Drawn and Quartered - Slide Show - Vanity Fair.....

Did we establish whether these "invitations" are a scam or not?

THE PRESIDENTIAL INAUGURAL COMMITTEE requests the honor of my presence

Obama economic team, key lawmaker work to redo financial bailout and shift Bush course

How is posting McCain's and Palin's pic & telling people to shut up anything but suppressing dissent

What a scalper just told me after I offered him $400 per ticket for Inauguration Standing

Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund Exec. Dir. to Serve as WH Public Liaison

George's Farewell Speech to Congress: wordy but worth it

Obama is asking Roberts to break the law in the name of Godly theocracy

Today in History: Kerry endorsed Obama for President one year ago

To Whom it May Concern: 'White Racism' as categorically stupid as 'Heterophobia'

Time for Grades already? Really? OK in that case I give . . .

Congress stands up to Obama's Reaganesque economic policies

Just an observation, a small rant...

OFFER: Obama Data DVD (round two)

I'd give Obama an F so far

The Internet...cutting edge shit. ..OBAMA will do himself a favor if he cruises the Net

PHOTOS Obama at Ben's Chili Bowl (Jan 10)

My report cards for Obama, Congress and the rest of the Beltway gang during this weird interregnum.

The rise of Jaws-economics: "We're gonna need a bigger boat!"

When will Barack send Hillary on her first SOS mission?

Does Obama have close gay friends or family members?

How do we join, what do we do?

Dedicate a song to a fellow DU'er (ya know, if you feel like it...

Obama to end military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy

Pet photo thread

Barack Obama on LGBT RIGHTS

Obama: "If somebody has an idea...that is better than a tax cut we’ve proposed, we will embrace it."

I Wish I Could Think Up Some Reason To Be Upset With Obama So I Didn't Feel So Out Of Place Here

A great kitty crossed the bridge yesterday: our 16 yr old Thomas

75% agree that Obama should wait till he takes office to articulate his position on Gaza/Israel

Sorry: But given the mess we have, Pragmatism trumps Principle and Partisanship

I think back to 2004. Did we work hard enough for Kerry? Even I didn't expect this.

K&R is you are THRILLED to see so many on DU put TRUTH over Party

Most encouraging Obama cabinet pick

If you are still excited and fired up about Obama and the start of his admin., kick and rec this!

Fightback against Racism. NoQuarter goes over the edge with their most vile posts yet.

He isn't running the country...yet...

Time for the U.S. to prove it doesn't have a double standard on torture

Time's The Swampland. Karen Tumulty posts. Also makes interesting comments on Dean's situation.

Poverty in America: Taxes

So are the Eagles going to kick the Giants' asses tomorrow?

The slippery slope toward gradually giving up women's rights, bit by bit.

Texas death row inmate pulls out eye, eats it

Gallup: Majority of Americans Back Stimulus Package

Peru naval officers arrested for illegal wiretaps

Obama Taps CIA Veteran As Adviser On Terror; Brennan Has Drawn Fire on Interrogations

Threat of epidemics in Gaza

Bush Prepares Request for Rest Of Bailout Funds

Immigrant advocates decry new rules on courts, DNA

U.S., Georgia Sign Blueprint for Military, Economic Cooperation

Bush Prepares Request for Rest Of Bailout Funds If Congress Votes Down Measure, Veto Power .....

Family suffers greatly during shelling in Gaza

Obama camp 'prepared to talk to Hamas'

Mexico's Cemex closes U.S. plant, lays off workers

Best of 2 Worlds for Immigrants in Charter Schools

Gaza Strikes Reverberate in Egypt

Poll on recount: Coleman should concede

Obama advisers say plan would create 3.5m new jobs

GOING. SELLING. GONE. (Richmond’s changing economic climate.)

Israel drops leaflets over Gaza warning civilians of 'escalation' in violence

CDC director resigns effective January 20

Bush Prepares to Ask for Second Tranche of Bailout Funds; "coordinated with Obama transition team"

Burris gets OK from Illinois sec. of state

Feds have plan if Mexico drug violence spills over

Protesters clash with police as 10,000 strong London Gaza demo descends into violence (inc. pics)

China to send envoy to Middle East over Gaza

Bush call halted US voting for ceasefire

First ladies plead for peace in Gaza

Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record

Thousands of candles lit in Gaza vigil

A Klan Initiation Murder: A Backlash to Obama's Victory?

Obama Says Stimulus Package Creates 4 Million Jobs

Peanut butter eyed in salmonella cases

Mass protests in France over Israeli action in Gaza

Russia, EU sign deal to help end gas crisis

Auto loan terms could drop UAW givebacks

Japanese Harpoon Vessel Forced North for Repairs

Obama Under Pressure On Interrogation Policy

London News: Over 100,000 people march through Hyde Park towards the Israeli embassy in Kensington,

Burris gets OK from Illinois Sec. of State

House Passes 2 Measures on Job Bias

Attack on Iran would threaten U.S. army in Iraq

CDC director is out, government e-mail says

Red Cross warns of deteriorating situation in Gaza

Quakes feed fears of Yellowstone eruption

Iraqi Gov't Demands Reporters Sign 'Code of Conduct'

Fears in US about Mumbai-type attacks

Zimbabwe introduces new $50 billion note

Minnesota links salmonella outbreak to peanut butter

20-pound Lobster Sprung From City Restaurant

Obama to honor McCain with pre-inaugural dinner

Gas prices heading back up

Israel tells Gazans to brace for war escalation

Durbin: No Burris Senate seat without signature

BREAKING NEWS: Hamas leader says Israel offensive has killed last chance for negotiations

Blagojevich faces tough trial in Senate

Thousands descend on White House to protest Gaza war

Obama provides internal analysis of economic plan

U.S. Rejected Aid for Israeli Raid on Iranian Nuclear Site

Coleman: Dems Broke Deal

Christian challenges atheist bus advert

Obama Going To Canada For First Foreign Trip As President

Cheney, in last days in office, still hopes to catch bin Laden

"Tetris" might blunt mental trauma

5 Somali pirates drown with ransom share

Norm Coleman: 1 house, 14 years, 12 debt terms

Israel accused of using white phosphorus in Gaza

Obama spends his Saturday 'half-smoking'

Details released on police shooting

Obama Calls for 'Grand Bargain' on Economy: 'Everybody's Going to Have to Give'

PTSD victim booted for ‘misconduct’

Gaza Conflict Seen As Boost To Mideast Hardliners: Analysts

The 50 Dumbest Bush Quotes of All Time

John Pilger: The lying silence of those who know

E.J. Dionne: Obama's Big-Tent Stimulus; "attuned to his task as politician in chief"

"Trial Of The ‘Deep State’" - Newsweek's Grenville Byford on Ergenekon in Turkey

We Have Met the Enemy and He is Us

It is time to get up and get involved.

Crossroads in Gaza

opinion: Bush’s dying days in Gaza —Álvaro De Vasconcelos

George the lobster gets new lease on life at 140

Obama’s Biggest Challenge

A Final Report Card on the Reagan Years?

The Myths and Realities of Bipartisanship in D.C.

The U.S. Army speaks up for Hamas

Spiderman to the Rescue at Obama’s Inauguration

Inquiry into Spain's missing children

Bush Pardons The Unemployed.

In U.S., war of words over Gaza

Posh-squat artists take Mayfair (London) mews (organize workshops and teach skills)

Leon Panetta: Speaking Truth to Power

Zakaria: What Makes Ahmadinejad Smile?

Blago the Delusional Poet Specializes in 'High Coo'

Obama and Israel

Opposing view: Seat Burris now (Lee D-CA, chair, Black Caucus | USAT)

An Analysis of Leading Congressional Health Care Bills, 2007–2008: Part I, Insurance Coverage

From east to west, a chain collapses (Recycling industry falling apart)

Obama: New Layoffs Show Need for Urgent Action

Dennis Ross is Not the Change We Can Believe In

NOW Toronto: Gutless Canadian Pols Know It's Not a Vote Winner to Take on the Israel Lobby

Guess What? Lots Of Oil, Natural Gas In Gaza!

Obama-Solomon 'Bridges' the Divide Between Spending and Tax Cuts

Independent UK: The wheels come off Maggie's revolution

According to Constitution, Burris should be a senator (Reisert | Kennebec Journal)

The Worst Pakistan Nightmare for Obama

John Dean: The Damaged Institution of the Presidency

Friday Talking Points (60) -- Democratic Assertiveness Training

To all the despairing and bewildered.... progressives....

Goodbye George

Bleed The World

Israeli intel targets Israeli protesters

Ron Paul Opposes House Resolution Supporting Israel's Attack on Gaza

Tariq Ali | Stop the Gaza Massacre Rally in London | 8 January 2009

In the US, Gaza is a different war

Ring of Fire's Weekly News January 10th Part 2

Robbie Tolan was shot by the police

Karma Kitchen

Rachel Maddow has an informative discussion with David Cay Johnston on the auto bailout

'Luxury Item' Stops Aid From Reaching Gaza

911 Call from Gaza Sorry All Circuits are Busy Now, Please Try Again Later

Hillary Clinton Loses Her Title as Most Hated By GOP

Obamas Plan for The Draft

CNN: David Sirota on the good, the bad and the ugly on Obama's economic plan.

Shot 12 Times in The Back - By Police

Gitmo whistleblower talks to the BBC

Open for Questions-Response

Bias and Distraction in American Media - Discussing Gaza Crisis

Pay To Play (But Keep Love In Your Heart)

Ring of Fire's Weekly News January 10th Part 1

I Want My Bailout Money by Michael Adams the Health Ranger

President-Elect Obama's Weekly Address (Turning around unemployment)

Robert Fisk’s World: Wherever I go, I hear the same tired Middle East comparisons

David Shuster vs John Ziegler Round 2

NBC News: Opening clip of the Feb 7th, 1972 newscast (Kissinger in Vietnam)

maxkeiser BBC World The Oracle episode 1, jan. 9th; good colin powell parody included

Abstinence-only was a $1.5 billion failure

Young Turks: 5 U.S. Presidents Meet, Cenk Reacts. LOL!!!

Rachel Maddow Show: Jonathan Turley on War Crimes

Impeached Blogojevich recites a poem

What the Gupta Are They Thinking?

Countdown: Bushed! Jan. 9, 2008: American citizen gets renditioned by KGB. Holy sh!t

TYT: Consider The Israeli Perspective

Onward Christian Zionists (Quasi-Fascist Evangelicals in Britain & America)

Letterman - Dick Cheney Lie Count - 01-09-2009

And in the end, the love you take, is equal to the love you make: The final Hannity & Colmes

Obama Anointing Prayer for Walkway to Inaugural Stage

Fired for Working While Gay

KO: John Dean On Obama, War Crimes and Commissions

Primetime Torture

BILL MOYERS JOURNAL | Bill Moyers on Mideast Violence | PBS

Children of Gaza, Run to the Angels

MONSANTO investigator in Illinois laughs they are doing "RURAL CLEANSING."

Weekend Economists: The Severus Snape Edition, January 9-11, 2009

TYT: Who created more jobs? Clinton or Bush?

GOP sees Franken as top public enemy

Gaza living

Hardball: Matthews speaks with Dem congressmen Dennis Kucinich and Jim Moran

This Palestinian Chick Has Got Brass Ones...

VA Secretary Nominee Shinseki Plans To Reopen Benefits to Thousands of 'Priority 8' Veterans

Gaza under fire despite truce call

Israel steps up attacks on Gaza and rejects UN ceasefire

U.S. Stance on Gaza at U.N. Rankles AIPAC

Ban on foreign journalists skews coverage of conflict

A mission to expel and annihilate

Palestinian Authority minister warns of 'disrespect' in Gaza

Cross post...Spammers Leverage Battle in Gaza, CNN

UN human rights chief accuses Israel of war crimes

Hamas: We will win war in Gaza

Israeli comedy show satirises Gaza violence

Syria Deals With Gaza, Eyeing Own Peace

Israel assures UN aid agencies of security in Gaza (Israel shelled another UN aid truck Fri 1-09-09)

Switzerland urges inquiry into respect for international humanitarian law in Gaza

$86mn collected during UAE's TV Gaza fundraiser

Is anyone here on DU in the know about the Arabic press in relation to the Gaza Strip?

Israel: Investigate Former Judge’s Killing in Gaza

Hamas's 'secret' threat: rockets that can hit Tel Aviv

A socialist answer to the Gaza crisis

Ukrainian first foreigner to die in Gaza fighting

Family suffers greatly during shelling in Gaza

"Remember the Roman Empire. For a long, long time the state of Judea...

Israeli Troops Close In On Gaza City; Livni: "(Israel) Is Not Going To Show Restraint"

Israel Tells Gazans To Brace For War Escalation

Gaza video genuine, journalists say (CNN)

Bil'in demonstrators remind the world of the Holocaust

Haaretz editors sensationalized reporting sparking rumours of executions in Gaza

John Pilger: The lying silence of those who know

Israel 'shelled civilian shelter'

on Apartheid

'Israel Is Not Going to Show Restraint'

Palestinians under fire, under nourished in Gaza..Farmers fear going to fields to collect produce

This is how Hamas thinks: Fighter Sees His Paradise in Gaza’s Pain

Children of Gaza, Run to the Angels


In Gaza, no one is winning

NPA (Norwegian People's Aid) car hit by missile in Gaza

"It Can't Happen Here": Israel and the Global Financial Crisis

Afghans sign up to fight Israeli troops in Gaza

Pentagon denies arms shipment to Israel linked to Gaza fighting

Gaza: A Real History-US & Israel Have Spent Last 3 Yrs Trying To Recover From 2006 Elections

A top Hamas commander, Palestinian family of 7 die in Gaza attacks

MIDEAST: Israel Rejected Hamas Ceasefire Offer in December

James Zogby: How Israel's Propaganda Machine Works

NYTimes: U.S. Rejected Aid for Israeli Raid on Iranian Nuclear Site

Very good overview of the history of the I/P conflict from The Economist

A top Hamas commander, Palestinian family of 7 die in Gaza attacks

Death Toll in Gaza Exceeds 800; Over 3,300 Injured

Rabbi Arthur Waskow: Underdogs and Uber-dogs in Gaza, and what American Progressives can do

7,000 Palestinians join largest Hamas rally in years at Israeli-controlled area of Hebron

The Poverty Trap in Palestine: “Our only way out is for Israel to keep bombing us until we die.”

The International (2009) - (BCCI)

BG Group at centre of $4bn deal to supply Gaza gas to Israel

6 injured in violent Gaza protests in Oslo

U.N. rights chief calls for Gaza war crimes probe

Hamas: Abbas no longer president

Dead Gaza fighters "bulldozed into piles"

Hamas Rejects International Observers in Gaza

Aid Groups Dispute Israeli Claims in Gaza Attacks

Gaza kids: ‘When’re we going to die?’

Q & A on Israel’s Use of White Phosphorus in Gaza

A Sderot Woman Speaks out Against Gaza Operation

Israel tells Gazans to brace for war escalation

Israel geht hart gegen Verweigerer und Demonstranten vor Translation: Israel's harsh measures ....

Israelis protest Gaza offensive: Our Zionism does not make us crave blood and war

Jews, Arabs hold peace rally

NBC evening news just reported that 40% of the population of Gaza is under age 14.

Hamas Leader Accuses Israel Of Gaza Holocaust

Iranian ship loaded with relief supplies to sail to Gaza port tonight

Ordinary Arabs fume over Israeli invasion

Gaza rocket strikes Ashkelon, injuring 14 Israelis

Phosphorus use is a war crime

Editorial in Wall Street Journal says: "Israel Is Committing War Crimes"

Naomi Klein: Enough. It's time for a boycott

Japanese Harpoon Vessel Forced North for Repairs - Sea Shepherd News

Entergy asks NRC to stop reviewing its new reactor applications

KTG Agrar connects its eleventh biogas plant to the grid

Will Obama Save Offshore Wind Power--Or Kill It?

Video Reveals that a Lack of Moral Center Is Central to Hamas's War Strategy

Sea ice area returns to 1979 level

Losing the PR war and the Diaspora

Bill Gross on point about the economy

What's the difference between entitlements and

Interesting money -resource/site

What causes a depression !

Another perspective on the depression

Senator Byron Dorgan:Federal Reserve Refuses To Identify Recipients Of 2 Trillion In Emergency Loans

the formerly unthinkable -- is a military career the best option for grads?

Money can't be destroyed.

AK Steel latest steel company to announce layoffs as sales decline


Labor Campaign for Single-payer Healthcare Is A Right—Not A Privilege

The Next Secretary of Labor


OSHA and Cintas reach agreement for violations of OSHAct

Divided Hollywood actors union nears boiling point

Today in labor history Jan 10 Mill collapses, trapping 900 workers, mostly Irish women, over 100 die

NYT letter to the editor from NLRB member Wilma Liebman

Starbucks union-busting complaints brewing (11 new charges filed)

Will SEIU obliterate a California local?

As a man of the minority: why are my rights worth less than any other American's rights?

Why don't you just sit down and shut up?

Looking to traditional texts, transgender Jews cross halakhic lines

There's a new website that maps who gave money to Yes on 8

I'm the Sofa KIng.


ok this takes the fuckin cake...

Might any of these 'new' words describe you?

majority now says "get religion out of politics"

Man fired for being gay dared by former boss to sue

Possibly the most vile ad ever

My sermon tomorrow morning

Got tickets, going to go... turning my back on Rick...

What is the action plan?

Why Arguing With Fundies is a Waste of Time

Argentine president delays Cuba visit due to illness

COLOMBIA: Conditions in Place for New Hostage Release

Protesting Rick Warren in Atlanta 1/19 @ Ebenezer Baptist

The FINAL Top 25: Big 12- 5 teams; Big Ten- 4: SEC- 4

Bolts-Steelers Prediction

Fan's blast Fox broadcast crew and their reach-around of St. Tebow.

Florida vs. USC? It’ll happen one day

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (January 10): Youngsters Shine in Stockholm

recovery time for kidney infection?

No such thing as a righteous shooting, I must disagree.

The big picture of Karma

Obama swearing in ceremony during MFR (Mercury F'ing Retro)

Can anyone help me with insight about my daughter?

Think the Egyptian gods like a good laugh?

Delete -

Musical Moon

In my kitchen on a late winter afternoon

This ain't too bad - Great Seneca Creek

Galactic Center in Natal Chart - mine is conjunct North Node, sextile Sun

Jesus' Twigs and Berries

"The 11 Best Foods You Aren’t Eating"

In case you missed this in GD, the recipes for the Inaugural Luncheon

Tilapia Recipes?

Y'ever think you'd see a book with this title?

Venison eaters: a stew for you

Hope is the Bait to create True believers,,,

Raising Moral Kids without Gods: The Wisdom Commons

Why I believe it is in my own best interest to put down all religions,

Quakes feed fears of Yellowstone eruption

Istanbul's ancient past unearthed (BBC)

thoughts about what was said about a sick child.

Roland Burris and St. Augustine (Stanley Fish / NYT)

9/11 Conspiracy Theories 'Ridiculous,' Al Qaeda Says

My letter to Gov. Kaine

Al Qaeda vs. Saudi Arabia and the US

Hurricane Ike's Wake

'Single Plane' Theory

Still Living: The Hole Tribute Band, starting in Hackettstown, New Jersey

I am downloading Winblows 7 Beta as I type this

Not to impressed with the new Monk show last night.....

Chretien's confidant dies of cancer: Jean Pelletier

Talk about trying to create artificial dissensions.