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Archives: January 13, 2009

Campbell Brown, CNN: Bush "disconnected from what really happened" during Katrina, can't see failure

Airlines, Small-Jet Owners Seek $4 Billion in U.S. Stimulus Aid

McDonald's 'most littered brand' in UK

The Grandson of Slaves...Touching and especially poignant to

David Van Os: As Inauguration Approaches

Coulter was on "The View"

Insert random and arbitrary criticism of Obama...

Not sure if Obama is interested...but I just took a male Jack Russell out of my yard

Oh Wonkette...

If you've tried to access Al Jazeera (English) and BBC World News and found them blocked in the US,

Finger length may predict financial success

Citizen's arrest poster for Johannes Mehserle

For the record both Bush and the Republikkans are correct

Everybody Must Get....

jeezis, bush is an asshole.

jeezis, bush is an asshole.

Sony: Poster child for a recession


Don't miss WJ (CSpan1) this morning

According to Joe Scum et al

Barbara Ehrenreich: The Nouveau Poor Have Reached Numbers Too Large to Ignore

Polanksi victim urges end to case

Polanksi victim urges end to case

Polanksi victim urges end to case

Senate boosts wilderness protection (the good guys now run the show)

By the way DUers, who set the tone in Washington

They should get a Sheltie.

Kalamazoo Mi rescinds their anti discrimination ordinance

The first thing I thought to myself upon waking up this morning was...

The Democrats better start calling this economy what it is - The Republican Depression of 2008-09

Pair accused of assault over Wii Christmas gift

From the annals of "teh stupid": Dad Sells Girl, Calls Cops to Complain He Wasn't Paid

NCLB Standardized testing: "Is our children learning?"

Attorneys Release Detailed Report, Closing Guantánamo Easy as 1-2-3

Non Sequitur on Wall Street - sort of (ROFL)

Watchdog: Bush ex-officials used leverage in private sector

Where Some See Mistakes, He Sees Disappointments

Now that there are 58 or 59 dem senators, what will be the composition of senate committees?

One 'disappointment' bush didn't mention, his FAILURE to get the perp of nine eleven

Guess a few generations of my family will lose our citizenship if this is passedRE:Texas Legislature

day 18 and no end in sight

Obama Backs Sunshine For Secret Legal Memos

When H2 isn't green...

World Clock...

Una Mas Semana.

TheHiillary confirmation hearing - thread 1

did Bush Order Rice To Abstain On Gaza Ceasefire Resolution?

Exposed: Prop. 8 part of 'Christian Taliban's' move to make Bible the law

Wow...pic of Gaza City

Bush* is getting hammered on CSPAN, even

Don't forget the protesters arrested during the GOP Convention: Townhall 1/25

Will Cheney have to swear in Burris and Franken?

Mr Obama, make a clear break, cut the evil cord,

A photographic good-bye

Bush Justice Department sues Indiana city for discriminating against whites

Franken Opens Three-Front Offensive in Minn. Senate Dispute

Roger STONE is now a fashionista?!1 With NIXON tatooed on his back--EWwww!1

bush kept our nation safe for NINE whole months, not 7 fucking years.

Lieberman thought it was “a good question” to ask if Obama was a Marxist

Roger STONE is now a fashionista?!1 With NIXON tatooed on his back--EWwww!1

Hmm. Rick Warren has his own MySpace page.

When Bernake came in and they said he is an expert on the Depression...

One more week in this hell

Helen Thomas should get the first question at the first press conference of President Obama! nt

There are volumes on bookstore shelves detailing the Bush years crimes - who can deny it?

I don't know if it's hitting cities yet but try not to complain when sanitation fees go up

Do you think, from your experience, that people from another country/ies

The Final Bushism?

DOJ Releases Report On Politicized Hiring

DOJ IG Takes Down Schlozman

So, it's the all Iran boogie man confirmation hearing

ACLU Director: "Eight days from now, the very worst president for civil liberties -- is history!"

Meghan McCain: Sarah Palin is the only part of the campaign that I won't comment on publicly

Bush and Jobs: A Remarkable Achievement

fuck you sideways, dubya....

connecting the dots

Israel testing ‘extremely nasty’ weapon: Norwegian doctors

Sen Boxer is questioning along with pics of women abused around the world.

Lawmakers turn to YouTube to feel our pulse

I have two messages to the world, to those who claim they love peace and seek freedom.

Does "discontinued" mean over forever? (Re; Jeff's DUzy awards)

Bush Presser. The abusive parent.


Sen. John F. Kerry: New directions for foreign relations

Who should Obama choose to replace Ted Olson

When will cabinet members actually be confirmed?

Dan Rather Volunteers to Install New Toilet in Joe the Plumber’s Guest Bathroom

Crowd control at Obama's inauguration.

As George W. Bush Gives Tony Blair a Medal, Britain Winces

Any thoughts on the Obama foreign agenda as Hillary is outlining it in the hearing?

Clinton Sets Out New Direction for U.S. Foreign Policy

Man accused of selling daughter for cash, beer

A feature I would like to see on DU.....

Cheney considering writing book: "I've got a lot of stories to tell. And a few scores to settle."

Is Sen Nelson (FL) not the creepiest thing in the world.. He looks like an alien

Ari Fleischer: "Obama should be thankful every day that he inherits a world without Saddam"

Gov. Dean's Statement on "Clash" with Obama Advisors: "IT'S NOT TRUE"

Gov. Dean's Statement on "Clash" with Obama Advisors: "IT'S NOT TRUE"

bye bye...

Sorry Tweety - this is no coalition government

Is anybody watching the SofS hearings?

very disturbing economic talk

For Those Coming to DC, Please Please Plan Ahead

Oh oh, Cheney To Write Book?- "I've got a lot of stories to tell. And a few scores to settle."

How long will this 2008 Depression last ?

How long will this 2008 Depression last ?

My Magic Penny Keeps You Safe

The Problem isn't Republican or Democrat

Turkey feels Palestine's pain

Kick and Rec if you like Kicking and Rec'ing silly posts for no reason. n/t

Another case of Voter Fraud against Ann Coulter and also being sued by landlord

Dallas County commissioners to vote on condom ban

Imagine the scandals (and crimes) that are going to appear once we have the paperwork

Ex-Gitmo Guard Reunites with Detainees to Go on Tour Against Torture

Ex-Gitmo Guard Reunites with Detainees to Go on Tour Against Torture

Ex-Gitmo Guard Reunites with Detainees to Go on Tour Against Torture

Retarded strangler has deal to leave Pa. death row

Someone with knowledge of the industry, let's say the coming SAG strike can last past the time

Someone, please mount a TV camera on the front of a speeding bus!


Milk in trouble (not the movie)

TEDTalk Tuesday: "Blue Room"

Alan Keyes Goes Stark Raving Insane (Birther Alert)

More evidence released of politics in Justice Dept. hiring

A hero's fall: Honored for Trolley Square bravery, Hammond now an ex-cop

Stalking the Shadows: Faithless

HEY ELECTED DEMOCRATS - Study: Gay-friendly state politicians are better off

I got your Presidential Medal of Freedom right here >>

And the Senator from New York Is..


Just finished watching An Inconvenient Truth.

CHENEY: "there's never yet been a congressman come forward & volunteer to take 250 al Qaeda members"

New talking point: Any republicker who's opposed to Obama's

Rude Pundit-In Brief: Because We Won't Have Him to Kick Around Much Longer, Part 6

Bush Map: Then and Now

Why Obama won in a 3 minute YouTube Clip

WH interns forced to fill seats at Bush’s last press conference to make the room seem less empty

Why No Charges For Schlozman?

California senator cares more about Tennessee than TN's own senators.

The Growing Clout of the Nouveau Poor

Legacy - "Bush Should NEVER Have Become President" In The First Place!

Racism at DOJ uncovered.

does anyone know

Britney's New Single "If U Seek Amy" Faces U.S. Radio Station Ban

New Jersey-New York Delegation Calls for Hudson River Rail Tunnel Funding

Former Gitmo prosecutor rips military trials, calling interrogators' practices 'despicable'

Senators Mikulski and Cardin Introduce Bill in 111th Congress to Honor Harriet Tubman's Life

Kohl, Feinstein introduce bill to revive community policing program (50,000 new officers)

Something else that will be nice after next Tuesday.

DERF TOON: how Bush will leave office

Is "Homeland" just another code word for the RW? I detest that word. Last

Yippee! A 4th GOP senator is not seeking re-election, no democrats have announced any retirements

Miami Herald: Rep. Kendrick Meek of Miami to run for U.S. Senate

My Crowning Achievement of the Bush Administration:

My Crowning Achievement of the Bush Administration:

With Economy Sour, Consumers Sweet On Herbal Meds

Obama - Don't Fuck This Up


We'll Miss The Vermont Rebel Yell ~ Blaise Nutter . Huffpo

U.S. marshals misused as sports escorts (lawyer for service also worked for fox sports)

Schlozman Emails Indicate GOP Voter Suppression Strategy

After catching a case of police brutality on video one should...

Snark: How to get Congress to overwhelmingly pass single payer health care for the US..

Feingold, Baldwin Reintroduce bill to protect cranes

Senators Boxer and Snowe Reintroduce Airline Passengers' Bill of Rights

Rachel Maddow on Bush's look back at Katrina: "Maybe I could have done the photo op differently"

Rachel Maddow on Bush's look back at Katrina: "Maybe I could have done the photo op differently"

Playing this game could seriously damage your health - The Inquirer

All the proof you need re Republican values versus Democratic values

Nelson: bring oil traders out of shadows into light of day

Bush refuses to have his picture taken with the press corps on last Air Force One flight.»


FINALLY!!! - Conyers BACKS Prosecution: Imperial Transgressions Against Constitution & Country

Vitter The Hookerman is Crying......

The Response To Katrina Was A Crime Disguised as Incompetance

Obama to order Guantanamo Bay prison closed

Man with loaded gun arrested near LAX - Third bust in a week, this one's legitimate IMO

Bush's Final Press Conference: White House Interns Forced To Fill Seats

Forest Service halts plans to change road rules

Israeli politician calls for nuclear strike on Gaza

What do we do now that we know who really controls our government?

Kucinich Threatened by Pelosi & AIPAC to Drop Impeachment

I'm very surprised at how easy the Pubs are dealing with the Clinton confirmation.

Report says medical equipment is vulnerable to terrorists

Report says medical equipment is vulnerable to terrorists

U.S.: Olmert NEVER asked us to abstain from UN vote on Gaza truce

-36 degrees in Upper Midwest --- !!!

Global Temperatures cooler in 2008, Pirate activity extremely high in 2008

Senate Set to Pass Public Lands Bill

Flashback from the Nation: AIPAC's Hold

How many Bush Crimes will come to light next week and month?

Palin: We Are "Pathetic"

Vitter questioning Hillary with concerns about ethics is kinda rich,

Leahy On Report: Schlozman Lied To Me

A boy asks his father: "Dad, what is politics?"

Vote to keep wingnut blog from winning "Best Science Blog"

does anyone know whether 2008 income taxes might be affected by Obama's new policies?

does anyone know whether 2008 income taxes might be affected by Obama's new policies?

I may be waaaaaay off base in thinking this, but they're sorta crotch sniffing again.

Propaganda Alert: Cheney's Office Lies about Gitmo Recidivism, Reuters Prints It

Rummy's back...

IDF To Appeal Human Shield Ban

Is it just me or do Congressional Democrats seem to still be missing they are in power?

Saudi Arabia goes Green

Washington's joke of the day

Police: Man tried to sell daughter into marriage for cash, beer, meat

Franken going to court to get seated

Is it time to consider a distasteful but effective solution to the Israeli/Palestinian problem?

Clinton Just Lied - Said Hamas Broke Cease Fire - Live On CSPAN

1.2% Indian representation on Obama’s transition team ... Where is the cabinet-level appointment?

Democrats Seek Criminal Probe of Bush 'Abuses'

Doctor Warns About Putting Vicks On Kids

The right responds to Gitmo closure news

Give Cheney's memoirs a title

List of racket and mortar attacks on Israel in 2008 - 3,000 by Dec 27

Oops Geithner has some problems re SS and medicare taxes

When the going gets tough, the tough get going. So Voinovich goes.

Retired physicist's lofty aim: one billion pairs of adjustable spectacles for the world's poor

Rick Warren's collaboration with a homophobic African church leader

Trust me on this. Check out my new climate video on youtube

Okay, let's define torture

Okay, let's define torture

A legit question to my fellow DUers..

10 ... 9 ... 8 ...

Kerry Just Lied - Said Hamas Broke Cease Fire With Israel - Live On CSPAN

One more long, miserable, fucking week

One more long, miserable, fucking week

Franken Asks Minn. High Court to Grant Certificate

Flash: Obama Changes His Mind - Headlines 1/13/09

Matthew Shepard Act will be a Priority of Obama's Admin. --Return Human Dignity

More than 50 labor unions back overturn of Proposition 8 (file amicus briefs)

Congress puts up video on YouTube, has to disable comments.

Cheney: It ‘Always Aggravated Me’ That The NYT Won A Pulitzer For Exposing Warrantless Wiretapping

BUSHCO-Eliminated 4th Amendment-“Justifying” Warrantless Wiretap Program & Detention Of US Citizens

Blago to preside over Senate that will try him

Kentucky Division of Forestry seeks input on forest issues

BBC presents World News America's 'Notes to Obama' series.

Man accused of selling daughter for cash, beer

FOX cancels Prison Break

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

My sister finally shut down her puppy mill...

About Palin's future in-law (maybe)

I need help/advice about credit card fees

Vice Presidential Handlers Lure Cheney Into Traveling Crate

'Boiling anger' over Bush legacy

My latest scribble-doodles

Former GOP Aide Pawns Inauguration Tickets on Craigslist for $3,500

Former GOP House Aide Nabbed Trying to Sell Inaugural Tickets

Underplayed Story of the Day

Can state prosecutors indict Bush?-Consider the federal wire fraud statute...

Sacrifice 10 Facebook Friends, Get Free Hamburger (Burger King)

'My Dinners With Dubya': Bush Guest On Prez's 9/11 Behavior

7-Year-Old Totes Gun, Raps Profane Lyrics on youtube

WWII officer who said 'nuts' to Germans dies

Franken asks Minn. high court to grant certificate

Lanny Davis is not a fresh, steaming pile of

Obama to select Julius Genachowski for FCC

How would you deal with someone who is making harassing phone calls?

If only someone could do this for the final * address...

If you are aiming to be Secretary of the Treasury,

Record Numbers Need Help Heating Homes

What I would like to see at the swearing in ceremony of Obama....

"My Dinners with Dubya"

How about a 5th "My dinners with Dubya" thread, in case you missed the first 4?

Just. Go. Away.

Geez, * just declared a State of Emergency for Inauguration Week

Daily Kos: Working America Green Jobs Contest: Win a Trip to Washington DC

Democratic Lawmakers May Investigate Bush Years

Big PhRMA: Crying Wolf Again

Things looking down ... and up

160 million dollars for a party in this economy.

Wanted: Island caretaker with experience lazing

Recession Could Spur Traffic Citations

Toyota unveils 2010 Prius with solar roof panels in Detroit


new MA pot law: Cop can smoke joint in car, but a regular cig would get them fired...

Geithner, Choice for Treasury, Questioned on His Tax Returns

Kick this thread if you're feelin' the love

Wow. Serious crimes are being looked into by federal grand jury!!!!!!

Is Israel right?

Dodge ESX3 Hybrid Gets 72 MPG...what happened??

Should I read the book "The South was Right" by James and Walter Kennedy?

Hillary looks very tired today

Hillary looks very tired today

Does anybody know what this might be all about? I just received a phone call

Brad, Brad, Brad ..... you sly dog, you. Hehehehehe

U.S. Drops Fraud Charges Against David Stockman

Is it in our interest to commit blood and treasure toward the creation of a unified Afghan state?

Cheney calls Gitmo a first-rate facility.

Boxer Introduces Legislation to Make Hybrid Cars More Affordable for America's Families

Join my blog network on Facebook

"UNELECTED" Bush Is Totally Fixated On Success Or Failure Of His Own Propaganda-Mark Crispin Miller

"UNELECTED" Bush Is Totally Fixated On Success Or Failure Of His Own Propaganda-Mark Crispin Miller

"My Dinners with Dubya"

Wife of Rick Warren (headline words) is confused (my words).

Geithner has a maid problem and a tax problem

HuffPo's "23/6" satire site has a pretty funny piece for those who want to see Bush behind bars...

HuffPo's "23/6" satire site has a pretty funny piece for those who want to see Bush behind bars...

Only one Toon required for today...

$815,000 settlement for fired Mountlake Terrace cop ( supported decriminalization of marijuana)

Senate Democrats Gain Big Edge in New Committee Ratios

Yet another reason to love Toronto: Check out the "Transit City" plan (video clip):

The Abramoff Trail: Is Siegelman Prosecutor Trying to Cover the Tracks?

"Shovel ready" & more trashing of the environment

Prayers in public---

Bob Corker, who told the Detroit 3 to drop dead, visits Detroit Auto Show.

CA rejects Superfund listing for Rocketdyne site

Schlozman believed DC Civil Rights lawyers were 'commies'; enjoyed 'bitchslapping' them

Ana Marie Cox Joins Air America

So, where CAN I get a dog?

Is this elder abuse?

Anyone else having global warming doubts?

Hey Ron Christie! Over HERE!

Bush appointee saw Justice lawyers as 'commies,' 'crazy libs,'

Did anybody else just hear

My first memory of being a "Democrat." And, no, I'm not ashamed.

Man on the run - was found to be growing plants in his barn

Huckabee: Homosexuals can control their behavior like alcoholics can control getting drunk

Jumping the Arc: Freepers discuss faith-based dino science (illustrated!)

The Irish Times: Travel trend in Spain is mainly to the train


Does anyone at this point give a flying fuck what......

This Pic Says It All

Hey Dem Chair of the Indian Affairs Committee - release the 1000's of pages suppressed by McCain re

Israel's media plan: "Fewer military officers; more women; tightly controlled messages..."

Why did Shrub read about LINCOLN and not about himself?!1

Obama attends a dinner party with conservatives

Former Civil Rights Division Chief Schemed to Keep 'Lefties' Out of Key Jobs

Monkey’s Last Press Conference

Ok so who's gonna be there? Check In.

Would Picasso have been a Democrat? Was Jackson Pollock a Liberal? Ooohh, I'm going to change

The Final Press Conference: Portrait of a Narcissistic Psychopath

So, umm who else got a nice inaugural invitation in the mail today?

Four bodies found in Kansas house after arson

Laid off

This was supposed to be satire...

This election is teh proof positive why the Democrats need to attract the center.

So, who will need a name change here like I do ??

Should tobacco be regulated under the FDA

Northern Hemisphere Warming trend 1901 to 2007

Progressive Bloggers Launch ‘Get Afghanistan Right’ Campaign Opposing Troop Escalation»

Idea: what about a Service/Volunteer forum?

Bush says he lost money in meltdown too

Boycott Israel Campaign

U.S. spent over $52 billion on nuclear weapons in 2008 -Carnegie Institute

Ron Christie...

House Democrats introduce SCHIP bill

Democrats seek criminal probe of Bush 'abuses'

Hey Natalie prostitution is still prostitution

Remember when we felt we had fallen down the rabbit hole, back when the 2000 election

Senior U.S. military commander re: Afghanistan: "We have no strategic plan. We never had one"

Top 100 Bush Pictures

Dangerous coding errors revealed (BBC)

"I thought maybe that people would have some sense of warmth about George Bush as he leaves office,

But Jeff, are you crackers? Crackers are for Christmas, or possibly New Years!

Neil Young "Fork in the Road"

WTF? Medal of freedom ceremony...

Good Grist For The Obama-Has-Betrayed-Us Whiners!

DUers should embrace "24"

Yah Republicans ! - U.S. mortgage meltdown linked to 2005 bankruptcy law

I got this email from my Mom today...

"CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION" (House Judiciary Report: page 271)

Attacking Alzheimer's with Red Wine and Marijuana (pot helps form new brain cells?)

Cheney: It ‘Always Aggravated Me’ That The NYT Won A Pulitzer For Exposing Warrantless Wiretapping

Marcy Kaptur on the House floor speaking of new TARP bill...

Do you Watch "24"?

Why No Charges For Schlozman?

bu$h* got 350 billion no questions republicans want to block Obama getting tarp funds

How Do "Conservatives" Recover?

The other dark meat: Raccoon is making it to the table

Cheney : Unlawfull Combatants - Last time I heard that justification was the wwII Imperial Japanese

Mickey Rourke: yet another dumbass celeb I can add to my "ignore" list

House Democratic report recommends criminal investigation of Bush administration officials

Obama Dines With Conservative Opinion Leaders: Kristol, Brooks, Will

I just accidentally a coca cola bottle is this bad?

"Only the little people pay taxes" --- Taxes 101

Student auctions off virginity for offers of more than £2.5 million ($3.7 million)

So, if I run into Shrub at the grocery store or the mall, what should I do?

Huckabee gets even with Ann Coulter, rattling off her insults and lies (RawStory).

Huckabee gets even with Ann Coulter, rattling off her insults and lies (RawStory).


Religious-right legal center "Liberty Counsel" accidently endorses gay marriage.

Kucinich offers Resolution for Cease-Fire in Gaza, unimpeded aid to Gaza

Olmert Says He Made Rice Change Vote

Need great depression stories, recipes, etc.

Man says he killed his ex-wife by accident (sex and guns don't mix)

Would you like to have all posts that start with the words "Kick and rec if..." banned?


Dominos Stores Closing; More than 100 Laid Off , franchise owner sites high min. wage as one reason

An apology for our 2001-2008 interruption in service

Oh, my, I think Sarah is losing it.

Whatever It Takes: The politics of the man behind “24.”

No need for condoms – GE corn can do the job

In society’s view, a double standard on teen sex abuse (girls seen as victims, boys as lucky)

Who the Hell is this cross eyed freak on Hardball right now?

Brad Schlozman found to have perjured himself in front of the Senate. AG will not prosecute? WTF?

Downloading YouTube videos FYI

Will I always be mad at Bush?

*ALERT* DUzy v2.0 *ALERT* (It's REALLY coming back)

Glenn Greenwald: Criticisms, political pressure and Barack Obama

So, Conyers now issues a 500 page report calling for investigations

Letterman tonight...couple of things in W's admin went wrong. the 1st term and the 2nd term

Labradoodle is NOT a dog Breed but a continuing experiment with bad results

Labradoodle is NOT a dog Breed but a continuing experiment with bad results

How's your weather today? It is gorgeous in California

Vanity Fair: "My Dinners with Dubya" ....Friend of Bush Daughter Reveals All!

'The Ascent of Money' tonight at 9p.m. on PBS (check your local listings)

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Rant on "personal responsibility" and paperwork...

Wow, Barbara Boxer

Call: Make Credit Card Reform as part of the Economic Rescue . . .


Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse: If Obama doesn’t investigate Bush’s crimes, I will.

America doesn't need to be some 'shining city on a hill'... We need to be more humble

"But we havnt been attacked in 7 years"

Moving Forward, Looking Back: Goes Together Like “Silence is Complicity” and “Nuremberg Trials”

United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce

The Internet, Anonymity and Misanthropy

GOP Defeat in Tennessee; State House in "Absolute Chaos"

I just bought groceries at Wal-Mart, should I feel guilty?

Sex offender wins $500,000 Alaska lottery

Help me compile a list of GOP tactics ...

Do you stockpile anything?

The GAME – Part 2: Consequences and Remedy

The GAME – Part 2: Consequences and Remedy

Contraception next on list of forbidden things? Next slide down slope for women's rights?

Words of war and peace through the last few years. Eisenhower's most peaceable of all.

Who would win in a Death match? Steve Martin or Nancy Sinatra?

My dad is a fucking riot...

The faculty of my Physician Assistant course have postponed class on the morning of Inauguration Day

First Night in Boot Camp

ok, i'm bored and i'm playing final fantasy 4 on my DS, ask me anything

Ain't it FUN living in the upper Midwest?

baby aardvark

Eight years ago there was a very accurate prophecy. It was funny back then.


Rated PG-13

Dammit--STILL hungry!

My girlfriend was channel surfing and stumbled upon a rerun of the God Warrior

"The Uncultured Project"

So , where exactly does the milk of human kindness

let us all give homage....

The Anantomy Of a Joke or some such other type of Nonsense

What's that editorial cartoon that features a penguin talking to rightwingers..? n/t

Post your PG-13 thoughts here.

Post yer great money-makin idears here

Is this the perfect job or as close as it comes? Link inside...

Rare fiveway photo: Naked page-3 chicks!

sheez wayk yet?

In these times, don't you think Xanax should be OTC? nt

W00t! I got carded last weekend!

Octopuses given Rubik's Cubes to find out if they have a favourite tentacle

So, there's this straight boy who's into me...

It's 2009. Who will be the next The Knack

Some people are pricks - they deserved to be engulfed into flames of lava and melt away!

It's 2009. Who will be the Next Bruce Springsteen?

I tried to gouge its eyes: surfer’s battle with shark to drag girl from its jaws--incredible account

Well of *course* the lounge is a fun place perish the thought

Anybody else like Salted Licorice?

"24" didn't desensitize us one single bit to anything.

MST3K fans! RiffTrax (Mike Nelson, Kevin Murphy, Bill Corbett) LIVE online, FREE, Jan. 15th

Fill in the blank: I accidentally _______ the whole box

Kick and Rec if you like Kicking and Rec'ing silly posts for no reason. n/t

Chuck E. Cheese TV stolen during setup

The Internet, Anonymity and Misanthropy (X-Posted from GD)

I am SO excited for my upcoming peaceful weekend! Check it out!

I'm weak, fearful, and I don't know how to skate.

One week, people! ONE WEEK!

NORML seeks help nominating the Netherlands for a Nobel Peace Prize for its sane drug policies

Has anyone here taken the census bureau job test?

The four great religous truths

"if you don't eat yer meat, you can't have any pudding.

It's getting cold. Know what happens when it gets cold?

Mission Accomplished...Time to wave bye bye to Georgie

pink cadillac- the killer and the boss

How closing Gitmo really sells out liberals...

bush in the cradle: Maron and Seder

Lights are on in the funeral home, cops check it out.

Hey, Simon Tisdall, what part of "we have one president at a time" don't you get?

I finally finished typing out all of my planned OP's for 2009.

Hope Obama overturns the Global Gag Policy immediately

Hairy, floppy, fully exposed manboobs = fine

After today's pathetic display of Lord Pissypants, I now know what W stands for:

Nightline announced that viewers could provide feedback about Bush's leadership

Today at DU I was reminded of the movie- The Caine Mutiny

Another poll

Student auctions off virginity for offers of more than £2.5 million

Where's flvegan? There is a LABRADOODLE flame war in GD....

Meet Julius Genachowski, Obama's FCC Chief Nominee.

The pukes are going to use Holder to try and weaken Obama

On my resume I'm listing all my skills as being "mad skills of ___".

Best post EVAH in GD!!

Bernanke: Obama Stimulus Would Lift Economy

I quit smoking 6 mo ago. I just burnt some incense and now I'm hacking

Former Rep Tom Davis Shreds GOP

a meltdown worthy of three mile island!

Relax CON lurkers...

Your Shipment of Fail has Arrived

Bill Clinton will continue raising money for Dems

Recite the alphabet out loud and post on DU when you're done.

Title Insurance on a Mortgage Refinance?

I'm gonna open the bar cause I miss Parche

Parting song for our Great Leader: "Go to Hell"

************* 7 MORE DAYS! *************

Plaxico in court. Yes, again.

The Dark Hard Thunder Man appreciation thread

Ministry of Crazy Walks

Why Is Harriet Myers Behind Hillary At Her Confirmation Hearing Taking Pictures?

Do You Ever Feel Marooned?

Senate confirmation is easy!

Do You Ever Feel Maroon?

A Fable That's Playing Out In Many A Mind

Weather forecast for next Tuesday - Washington DC

The Hillary Clinton Doctrine: Tough, Decisive and yet Diplomatic

Okay, this whole clone thing has gone a bit too far.

What's The Latest On Bush Pardons?.....

Farrell: W farewell

Former Republican representative Tom Davis: Voters see Republicans as extremists

For All Of You DU'rs Going To The Inaugural, I Hope You Have Fun

Bush History-Better to Let Criminals Go Free than Allow Investigations of the GOP?, 1/13

First Movers - How exactly will Obama get all his stuff into the White House?

I love for its free TV content--its free movies are TERRIBLE!

Just heard the new Indigo Girls Song

In support if Obama's blackberry addiction, here are some fake ads about it

Empower and fund Agencies and Departments, not WH task forces. Cool.

Emotional Bush In ‘Mea Culpa’

SophieMN wants "wall shelves and some paper" for her 7th birthday.

Question for people out there

Many of us applauded Obama when it came to gitmo closing

Many of us applauded Obama when it came to gitmo closing

Inaugural event in Philadelphia

Obama is Juan Carlos I to Bush's Francisco Franco

I want to create a thread that never flies

'08 Campaign Guru Plouffe Focuses On Grass Roots

I want to create a tread that never dies.

Poll: Will Barack Obama prosecute The Bush Administration for its crimes?

I want to create a Fred that never lies.

7 days left! You Should be Dancing!

You can describe the Senate hearing in three words.. Expand the Empire!

I want to create a Fed that never spies.

The dangers of defining yourself in opposition to others

Just thought I'll post this

Twelve year old lurches blearily from bedroom and mumbles, "Hey mom..."

Hillary Clinton in Confirmation Hearings....

In case anyone has been tempted, let me just say it now.

The rethug crusade against closing Gitmo begins...

Another Obama breakthrough- The first President since Teddy R. to come from a big city

Vice Presidential Handlers Lure Cheney Into Traveling Crate

Obama presses urgency of bailout funds, senators say

Sen Jon Kyle to Dems: "You will not sit Franken any time soon"

44 to reverse 43's executive orders

Media MSNBC To Air Obama Inauguration In Theaters

Have you ever done MBs spring cleaning?

bush farewell speech to stress dangers of foreign entanglements & the military industrial complex.

What does it mean, the "shine box"?

Dear Obama, bring back Government Cheese.

It's -22F outside, but it doesn't really feel *that* bad.

This has got to be the WORST dress person at the Golden Globes

New Sonic Youth album coming

Anybody tried the Pedi-Paws pet nail thingie?

What about a Cabinet-level position of Secretary of the Arts?

A farewell reminder to the outgoing Bush administration--from Spain, 1936

A farewell reminder to the outgoing Bush administration--from Spain, 1936

Jimmy Carter's bicycle stolen! If you don't think Kkkarlll Rrrrove is behind this your a foole!

Mika-Mouse from Morning Joe

Is there an online cliffnotes version of the stimulus package Obama wants to sign on 1/21?

Tomorrow I will go see items recovered from my possible burglars!

Kerry asks brilliant question re. Iraq/Afghanistan and Whorah jumps right in as HC starts to answer

Conservatives: In seven days, you are either with Obama, or with the terrorists.

Duncan on Obama: "Never Before Has Being Smart Been So Cool"

Robinson: Obama "most gay-friendly person we have ever had in the White House"

You know what Bush leaving office feels like to me?

Hillary Clinton's favorability ratings skyocket. Personal 10 year-high (New Gallup poll)

One More Fukin Week

General Wesley Clark live on Ed Schultz right now. Smart, smart man.

It's crack I tell you. Legal, virtual crack. I'm so doomed.

In case you missed This Modern World....

Obama threatens his first veto

Charlotte schools letting inauguration trips be an excused absence

Want to see some real horse shit? Sun-Times: Journalists Being Shut Out by Obama

Obama shelves Jobs-credit Proposal

The Doobie Brothers

Bush declares state of emergency for Inauguration

anyone out there who was predicting that chimpy wouldn't leave office on Jan 20 still take that view

Franken goes to high court; 60 rejected voters sue

Bill Nelson blasts Peter Orszag during his confirmation hearing

The Jonas Brothers do suck, but they keep you from having to talk to your damn tweens

White House Emails and Record Keeping.

Will Russia move on the Ukraine before the 20th or after? Will they play the

Funny Lounge Quotes

I just got my SECOND NOTICE!

In Freeperville Raped woman were looking for "it" anyway

I'm putting Parche on ignore until he tells me what a 'nifnod' is.

Ben's Chili Bowl

What will be the last Bushism?

Cool free online jukebox.

That Prilosec lady is having a great time

Sarah Obama, Barack's Kenyan Grandmother, Heads To Washington With Gifts

Yakkety Yak or Don't Talk Back?

Full Text - Hillary's Opening Statement to SFRC

I have the sinking feeling that Obama's legendary speeches will end after he's sworn in

Entertainment announced for Neighborhood and Kid's Inaugural Balls

Cooties! Obama Dines With Conservative Opinion Leaders

That's it! I'm leaving DU.

Can we all at least agree that Brad Schlozman must be prosecuted?

Obama's call "Change We Need" hits my neighborhood ... Clintonville, OH

My Grandparents had their dish for 6 months now

How to progress from a simpleton to a complicated man and not feel the shock?

Ron Reagan just asked an "intentionally provacative" question

Senate Democrats Gain Big Edge in New Committee Ratios

Obama: 'I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages.'

WTF - "W", Thanks and Farewell -A Look Back at the Bush Years now on CurrenTV

I just caught a moose in my kitchen! What should I do with it?

Good night DU

Obama's pro-Israel congressional welcome

Who's gonna scream ..... THEY'RE GONE next week?

"Criticisms, political pressure and Barack Obama".....Salon/Greenwald

The weather looks good for D.C.

Laura Bush was 'sort of' angry at Obama

Did Poppy Bush Raise Money While His Son Was President?......

I see Democrats

i need a haircut

**Public Service Announcement**

Thanks DICK A look back at the Cheney Years now on CurrentTV

Is this a normal step to prepare for a Presidential Inauguration

Sarah Palin Attacks "Anonymous, pathetic , bored Bloggers who lie"

Smooth sailing but few details in Clinton session

Email just received

Your QUESTION to Commander Cuckoo Bananas at his last Press Conference?

Are any of you having this kind of stuff happening to you lately?

Wow, the movie Peter Pan is kinda dark to me now

Howard Fineman: "Bush is just trying to get out of town with some dignity"

"Speaking of tools..."

Breaking News: Dick Cheney will not be at Obama's Inauguration...

Obama's Guantánamo challenge: a boy soldier's trial

***dial up warning**** i'm getting rid of * pics from my photo bucket account--help yourself.

DU This Poll: Fox News on Gitmo

Now here is the awesomest cell phone ringer EVAH!!!

Lyrics to "I Am What I Am" From "La Cage Aux Folles

The great thing about Obama is that no one, not even his worst enemies, can claim he isn't a LEADER.

Clean Coal Technology - This Is Reality - Youtube

Jon Stewart just skewered Bush's Press Conference on his Katrina excuse.

Do we really have to call him President Bush after January 20?

Helen Thomas is a national treasure

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 1/13/2009)

Senate Republicans to Norm Coleman: DROP DEAD

Why does Hillary Clinton bug me? Or maybe it's not her... I'm confused.

Reminds me of when I was little

Life Of The Party-The Obamas' Party Planner

Obama, Biden To Visit Supreme Court

Obama pushes ahead with plan to rejuvenate black-Jewish alliance

I've succumbed to yet another vice - Cheddar Cheese Quakes

That Bush presser was hard to watch

The Republican Frame of "we have not been hit again since 9/11" is a fabricated lie

Can can someone someone loan loan me me a a dictionary dictionary so so I I can can find find...

I've just determined that I have posted every possible combination of words in the lounge.

Well..I guess I am taking my C-PAP out of mothball tonight.

Fuck you, David Vitter

Honorably serving the dishonorable

Obama pens letter to his daughters (in Parade magazine this weekend)

What DU'er do people confuse you with?

Tweety hot over Clinton's dealing$ for Dubai-Saudi $$$, but never showed concern for Bush1 dealing$

Okay yet another insurance rant

MSNBC Inauguration Notes: Who (Olbermann and Matthews) and Where (Movie Theaters)

Ok, so how many triangles are there in that Facebook ad?

Since we're talking music: Anyone like (or even remember) "The Jesus and Mary Chain"?

How would Obama prevent a nuclear Iran?

How would Obama prevent a nuclear Iran?

Most U.S. Corporations Pay No Income Tax

Teacher sex with 18-year-olds not illegal according to court

Inaugural Hell Freezes Over

~~~ UPDATE re: Mary Beth ~~~

This post intentionally left blank

Damn! I REALLY have no words for this.

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2009

Researchers demonstrate that environment causes autism.

*Public Service Announcement*

Good economic news! Plant NOT closing!

Huckabee Takes Swipe at Palin

Trying to find the name of a foreign film...

I light of the thickening clouds of Obameuphoria gathering before the Inauguration:

Anyone tired of all the hoopla but ready for Obama's presidency?

I have no words for this!!!

I have no words for this!!!

Gay man picked to head OPM — "Highest ranking openly gay official ever"

Round two of me Vrs my sister cause of her brat

Does anyone else watch "Whatever, Martha" on the Fine Living Network?

Anyone using Windows 7 yet?

Who Has The Best Mass Transit System In The US?

I don't think I'll ever consider myself a non-smoker.

What do we do with Gitmo detainees?

I think that in order to move forward we're going to have to examine the past

Who Has The Best Bass Transit System In The US?

Where would I find this weeks Duzy Awards? Where are they posted?

Anybody here have good luck with online dating services?

If you begin a sentence with the words "I wonder", goddammit, don't end it with a question mark!

Hillary Clinton has been SOS for minus one week and we're STILL at War!11!!11

K&R if you reject the idea that dissent is "whining"


Damn! I have no words for THIS!!!

I'm streaming Hillary's confirmation hearing.

Ok, I am more devastated that the DUzys are gone than any of Obama's picks

Iraqi shoe thrower signed by Pittsburgh Pirates

Comcast launches all-Obama channel

I was right about Bush, and I bet I'm right about Obama too

i think i'm in love

Christopher Hitchens poll

GREAT Serge Gainsbourg quote:

How's that Geithner pick looking?

I just want to say this, Kerry looks incredible in this position.

I just want to say this, Kerry looks incredible in this position.

At Obama's first Presidential press conference, he should call on Helen Thomas first

Obamas choose interior designer for White House

Does ANYBODY here think HRC's talk of "smart interventions" is a good thing?

Obama to name net-neutrality proponent as head of FCC (thank God!)

The look on Hillary's face when Vitter started in...

Did anyone ever see the Wilson sister's letter to John McCain?

Good Read from McClatchy News: Remembering Obama: 'This Guy Could be President'


Obama attends conservative dinner party



the headache conundrum.

Sexual Chocolate

Map of Jumbotrons in DC on Inauguration Day

Obama will visit Ohio on Friday

Kerry: New directions for foreign relations

The utter inhumanity of George & Laura is absolutely ASTOUNDING!

If Your In Memphis next Tuesday Come To The Inauguration

What on Earth with Bush SAY Thursday?





The TRUTH about the imaginary feud between Obama and Dean







Ok, who gave the chemists booze?

Just a reminder folks...

Just a reminder folks...

Best/worst pop/rock songs with squealing tires sound effect?




What's a good martial arts style to learn?


I need some serious advice...

The other shoe fell. Hubby got notice today he will no longer

Obama picks lobbyist for deputy defense secretary

Obama picks lobbyist for deputy defense secretary


A turtlenstrange appreciation thread!!

scraps is a boy dog.. don't call me Shirley.

Who's taking the 20th off?



Okay, let's cut the BS. Name/post your one absolute favorite song ever.

Does anyone know anything about buying a used car warranty?

Can I post this in the Lounge?


The Best Movie Scene That Describes DU

Put four or more DU names in a sentence.

I just put myself on ignore and now I can't see if this damn post came through.

I don't know who Michael Vincent is but

Is it okay to eat too much molasses?

I'm drunk enough to tell you all EXACTLY what I think of you!

Yet another shorts and T-Shirt day in NORCAL!

6 Obnoxious Old People Habits (Explained by Science)

KitchenWitch is using the Lounge to spell HADOC!

I am so very drunk right now...whats everyone else doing now?

...then I look down and see THIS between my legs.

Did Obama pull a bait and switch with cabinet appointments?

Have you ever gone to your MLB team's spring training?

The Lounge thread starters poll




Does anyone feel a Beatles resurrgence coming on?

Does anyone feel a Beatles resurrgence coming on?

**Public Service Announcement**

Obama set to make history: Detailed analysis of federal appeals court compositions (graphs included)

I accidentally the whole box.

Good morning Lounge - with new pics of my condo

Well, Stanley, that's another fine mess you've gotten us into!

Being drunk, posting on the internet and being behind the wheel of a car


I just figured out why I keep getting blisters on the palm of my right hand.

Christmas Is Not Over 'Til I SAY It's Over! (note from my cat)

I got called "uneducated" today. Ask me anything.

Has anyone heard about PETA's latest campaign?

I am a non-entity.

Lounge Vibes for my beautiful MCTaTas..Shes sick

My cousin, the insane climber.

has a migraine

savannah is a lap dog.. a lap husky

Dog owners who dress up their pets could face prosecution

Summoned for jury duty! Survival tips?

A picture from our heatwave

kitten picture of the day for wednesday january 14

God damn, it's cold!!! nt

No cuts Line jumper and dad land in jail

What is a good marital art to learn?

Why Did Mickey Rourke Win A Golden Globe?

Tell Me That American Idol Is Not Here Again

What Song Brings Back So many Memories For You?

Obama's pragmatic choice: Prosecute the criminals or be Whitewatered!

A DuStrange and turtlensue Appreciation Thread!!!!

VW accuses Lamborghini O.C. of $12 million theft

Check in here if you're going to be in DC for the Inauguration

Do you know that you can see your DU registration number? Will Pitt's thread brought this to mind.

This thread is NOT:

So my partner just put on his computer headset. Looks like it's World of Dorkcraft time...

Post your very best asshole-induced rant!

I am now, officially, a Sith Lord



2 and a Half Men is one of the funniest shows on TV

Anyone familiar with the company called 'Combined Insurance?'

Anybody remember the little plastic pencil boxes

Medicinal Marijuana

Our Corolla is $700 away from being totaled

I just caught a mouse in my kitchen! What should I do with it?

Worst car name?

So Ricky Henderson, perhaps the most selfish player in the modern era, January 20, 2001 - January 20, 2009

Committee on Rights of Child opens fiftieth session

UPDATE: S Korea Nuclear Envoy To Discuss Fuel Rods With North

Obama to Limit Dividends From Banks Getting ‘Exceptional’ Aid

Capacity Crowd Will Close Checkpoints

Racist slur or army banter? What the soldiers say

Capacity Crowd Will Close Checkpoints (Inaugural parade)

China's December exports, imports fall sharply

Stars sign up for Obama celebration

Ill. Gov Got $80K From Road Builders

Activists plan more BART shooting protests

U.S. International Trade In Goods and Services - November 2008

Goody's lays off most of corporate associates, to file for Chapter 7 Tuesday

DOJ Report: Schlozman Broke The Law, Then Tried To Hide It From Senate

Obama Shelves Jobs-Credit Proposal

WH interns forced to fill seats at Bush’s last press conference to make the room seem less empty

CEO Firings On the Rise As Downturn Gains Steam

Obama tells (Mexican President Felipe) Calderón he wants to 'upgrade' NAFTA

Obama Learns Fast That Dems Are Hard To Herd

(DOJ) Study Finds Ideology Fueled Justice Dept. Hirings

Man accused of selling daughter for cash, beer

Sex offender wins $500,000 Alaska lottery

Iraq’s oil revenues are 174 % higher in 2008 – oil ministry

No room at the graveyard, as Gaza fighting rages on

Top Officer Urges Limit on Mission of Military

Military summit tells ‘ugly story' of suicides

Ex-military prosecutor backs Guantanamo legal challenge

Obama Picks Julius Genachowski to Head FCC

Judge: Copy of disputed documents (re: Bush DOJ firings) goes to Obama

Clinton: U.S. committed to ending war in Iraq

At Confirmation Hearing, Energy Nominee Steven Chu Shifts His Stance

Bernanke says more steps needed to stabilize banks

Cheney: It ‘Always Aggravated Me’ That The NYT Won A Pulitzer For Exposing Warrantless Wiretapping

No cuts Line jumper and dad land in jail

European Commission says Ukraine blocking resumed gas flows

Congressman Baca wants health warnings on video games.

Biden discusses troop withdrawals with Iraq leader

Obama picks lobbyist for deputy defense secretary

Michigan Kids Living In Poverty On The Rise

Israel: Boycott, Divest, Sanction

Bush says he leaves with `good, solid record'

Yahoo Names Bartz as CEO to replace Yang

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Snowball

Bush Awards Medal Of Freedom To Blair, Howard, Uribe

Democratic Lawmakers May Investigate Bush Years

Morgan Stanley Pays $2.7 Billion for Citi Brokerage

New admission over legal advice on Iraq invasion-

Fugitive money manager bails out of plane to fake death

Colombia asks US info on Chiquita executives

Obama manager delivers reassuring message to Canadians

Venezuelan pianist to play at Obama’s inauguration

Bush Awards Medal Of Freedom To Blair, Howard, Uribe

Iran says uncovers U.S.-backed coup plot

Hammond (LA) man arrested for making threat on Bush's life

KIPP Teachers Organize (first of it's kind in the US)

Ice skater Jayne Soliman gives birth after being declared brain dead

Clinton vows to revitalize US diplomacy

Faulted By Environmentalists, EPA Nominee Has Fans In US Senate

Alakai to enter dry dock

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday January 13

Hutchinson Technology layoffs go into overdrive (1,380 Jobs Lost)

TV News Goes All Out Online; Inauguration for those "who must spend their day in front of computer"

Israel, Hamas locked in fierce Gaza street battles

There's the rub, Vicks may actually make kids sicker

Khadr trial date up in air after 'secret' refiling of charges: defence lawyer

AP: Clinton Acted on Concerns of Husband's Donors

Report: Chrysler in talks with Nissan-Renault, Magna

Computer keyboard is 'dishwasher-safe'

Largest-ever study of US child health begins

Bush’s final days fraught with Israel-related developments

New Orleans Times-Picayune to Bush: 'No Question' Federal Response to Katrina Was 'Slow, Shameful'

State Dept: Israeli PM flat wrong on Rice

Bush appointee saw Justice lawyers as 'commies,' 'crazy libs,' report says

World 'needs radical cuts' on CO2

Drugmaker Pfizer cutting up to 800 scientist jobs

Gay Group To Protest at MLK Service Breaking: Missing pilot-financier arrested in Florida

Evidence in Terror Cases Said to Be in Chaos

European Parliament passes pesticides bill (to save the bees)

Geithner failed to pay personal taxes

LG wins race to power GM’s plug-in car

U.S. arms shipment to Israel canceled due to Gaza conflict

Alabama NAACP criticizes use of Azalea Trail Maids in Inaugural Parade

Held captive by their half-brother for 10 years

US: 61 ex-Guantanamo inmates return to terrorism

Spain's high-speed trains win over fed-up flyers

Press TV: Fans thank Jon Stewart for Gaza stance

Gaza is Sinking in a River of Blood: A Message from a Gazan to the World

Transcript of press conference by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters

Bush spins scandalous neglect of vets

Cocaine plane trail is open challenge for Obama administration

Eugene Robinson: Bush’s Short View of History

CU's College Democrats oppose hiring of right-wing prof

For Kids Sake - Don't Stop The Aid

Five Essential Things We Must Do to Stop America's Idiotic War on Drugs

How To Resolve The Credit Crisis: Credit Where Credit Is Due by Dr. Ellen Hodgson Brown

US: Carbon monoxide deaths on the rise as economy sours

Why Single-Payer Health Care Can't Wait

Hillary: “They LIKE Me, They Really LIKE Me!”

The World at War |~ US 4 China 2 Indonesia 4

Time For Tax Hikes

Obama: Declare an End To 'The War on Terror'

AlterNet: Five Essential Things We Must Do to Stop America's Idiotic War on Drugs

NYT editorial on immigration: A Sense of Who We Are

The No State Solution!

Israel Is Losing This War by Uri Avnery

Volcker: This Crisis Is Different .

The lessons of Gaza By Andrew J. Bacevich

Bush On Jobs: The Worst Track Record On Record

Ghana gets it right

Hillary Clinton Re-Imagined

Some See Mistakes, Bush Sees Disappointments; an "innocent bystander" in "one long pratfall"

Bush evokes passion, sometimes anger (CNN)

The Bush Verdict Is In

John Nichols: Clinton Temperature on Gaza: Relatively Moderate

Viewpoint: The end of the neocons? (BBC/Jonathan Clarke)

Commentary: Bush still doesn't get it (CNN/Ed Rollins)

What About Gay Marriage? ;-)

Ideas for Obama by Paul Krugman

A blogger responds to Sarah Palin UPDATED

Bush's Final Swan Song: 'I Did It Lie Way'

Joe The Plumber's New Gaza Report

Newsweek Defends Abu Ghraib

Palimpsest President-How Obama will write and rewrite his presidency.

A Night With Ann Coulter

Dear America: From a Saudi Girl

The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008

Bernanke urges clean-up of US banking

Myron Rolle, FSU Football Player, Choses Oxford Over NFL

Washington's Second Inauguration speech - 135 words

Night Survival Techniques.

Moses of the Democrats

In Foreign Policy, a New Trio at the Top: Clinton, Kerry and Obama Begin to Realign Their Roles

Freegan cheap eats - dumpster diving goes upscale

BBC argues with Israeli Spokesman over UN School Bombing

NC Governor Beverly Perdue takes the Oath of Office

Obama Orders Close Of Gitmo

Who's Running TARP? You Might Not Wanna Know

NC Gov Beverly Perdue's Inaugural Address - Part II

Obama names Raytheon lobbyist for defense post

NC Gov Beverly Perdue's Inaugural Address - Part I

Bush refuses to have his picture taken with the press corps on last Air Force One flight

Rachel Maddow talks with Major David Frakt on the need to close Gitmo

Obama Vs. Constitution (60 Sec. TV Ad)

Corporate Coup in the U.S.

HUCKABEE: "Nope. I am definitely not pro-sodomy. I promise, scout’s honor."

“What in the name of humanity are Israel doing?” CH4 UK

Rep. DeFazio tells it like it is (on the "tax cut" plan)

WABC News: Jacob Javits on the campaign trail (1980)

Pro-Israel and Pro-Peace Rally's 1/13/09 Democracy Now 1 of 2

Obama and Palestine

TYT: Joe the Reporting Plumber

Brian Schweitzer Speaks at DNC - Part 2:

Pro-Israel and Pro-Peace Rally's 1/13/09 Democracy Now 2 of 2

Saving the Economy, One Furnace at a Time

Cambell Brown Rips Bush On Katrina

1 of 2 CBS: Wall Street caused oil price spike

The Young Turks REALLY SUCK for posting the lawyer getting sucker punched video

WABC News: Devastating earthquake in Italy (1980)

Christopher Hitchens vs. Bill O'Reilly on Torture

EU bans pesticides and chemicals to save Bees

How close are we to Martial Law in the US? ALERT!

WABC News: Presidential Campaign 1980

Lave Lamps for Obama

AlterNet: Now I Understand Why They Hate Us

NBC News: Alaskan Oil Bust (1987)

Peru Planting 512,820 Trees a Day to Fight Climate Change

Coulter, Gonzalez, Saltsman, Oh My! - Part 2

Coulter, Gonzalez, Saltsman, Oh My! - Part 1

TYT: How Much Power Does Israel Have Over the US?

Worse Than Hoover-The personality flaw that's made Bush one of the worst presidents ever

Civilians in Gaza 'feel alone in this world'

Speaker Pelosi Presents Capitol Cat Cam

Veterans Say CIA Tested Drugs, Mind Control on Them

Ann Coulter on The View

Now I Understand Why They Hate Us

TYT: Is Bush A Psychological Mess? Cenk Explains.

TYT: Should The Media Be Objective OR Neutral?

Dennis Kucinich: 50 percent of the population of Gaza is under 14

TYT: Cenk's Thoughts On George Bush's Last Press Confrence

Obama: Disagrees with President Carter About Hamas

Obama preparing order to close Gitmo

1 dead, 4 hurt in Black Hawk crash at college

Army may stop notifying COs of counseling

WTU soldier found dead at Stewart ID’d

Lawsuit: Guardsman fired over military service

Suicides rise as time spent in combat increases

Dix case convict proclaims innocence in note

Guard tops recruiting goal by 43 percent

Top Army recruiter weighs fat camp for recruits

Reservist dies after PT

Trial set in for deserters accused in slaying

(Army Times) Editorial: Time to get creative

(Army Times) Backtalk: Ammunition alternatives

(Army Times) Backtalk: Suggested reading (for PE Obama)

(Army Times) Opinion: Give the right award

Electronic warfare career field to be formed

Army makes deployment hearing test mandatory

SecNav to stay after Obama takes office

Swift becoming fixture in SouthCom diplomacy

Another veterans-only court established

Senators press Gates to buy more Super Hornets

Refurbished Stennis leaves Bremerton Tuesday

(Navy Times) Backtalk: Dispersal is a priority

22nd MEU doing pre-deployment urban training

(Marine Corps Times) Backtalk: Defending the Defense dollar

Some Army surplus unlikely to be used

(Marine Corps Times) Backtalk: Answers are few, but treatment is available for PTSD

DoD: Poor job market help services reach goals

Donley will stay, but won’t say how long

Robots could refuel JSFs on the flight line

Biden visits Iraq, bombs go off in Baghdad

(Air Force Times) Editorial: Air Force fails PT test

(Air Force Times) Backtalk: Wary, but willing

The ups and downs of energy drinks

British activists protest, call for closure of Gitmo

Okinawa official tours U.S. in bid for SOFA changes

17th Air Force to airlift equipment to Darfur region C-17s to carry U.N. vehicles

AFRICOM counters piracy with training

Navy Testing the Telecommuting Waters

Afghan Insurgency Drawing New Fighters

Combat Moves to Gaza City Neighborhood

Booted Confession Gets Court Hearing

Museum Dilemma -- Depicting OEF, OIF

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Vets Demand KBR Come Clean

Israel Bans Arab Parties From Election

Gaza is Sinking in a River of Blood: A Message from a Gazan to the World

Egypt to Hamas: Sign truce or risk collapse of Gaza regime

Things one sees from The Hague (Gideon Levy)

Israeli troops move into suburbs of Gaza City (Baltimore Sun)

Amnesty International: Firm action urged to ensure accountability in Gaza conflict

Gunmen shoot at Border Police patrol along Israel-Jordan border

Perhaps Israel should quit Gaza op while it's still ahead

Israel in No Mood to Brook Dissent

(Livni): 'No Negotiations' With Hamas

A Damn Foolish Thing: Why Israel Loses Asymmetric Wars

Help plug leakers of army secrets, Israelis urged

Children Heavily Represented Among 917 Dead, Say Officials

Anti-Apartheid Poet, Activist, Breyten Breytenbach warns against comparing Israel, Apartheid

The IDF put up webcams at the crossings!

The lessons of Gaza By Andrew J. Bacevich

US cancels Israel arms shipment over Greek objections

Testimony from Gaza: Will take decades to rebuild

About the TVA coal waste spill. Please watch this video.

Coal Pollution: Hiding in Plain Sight

Hamas forces are damaged but intact, Israel says

List of rocket and mortar attacks on Israel in 2008 - 3,000 as of Dec 27

Israel PM Appoints Min To Coordinate Gaza Humanitarian Aid

At least 10 Gaza rockets strike Negev, one near Ashkelon school

Israeli politician calls for nuclear strike on Gaza

President Oil Pig lays claim on Arctic

Keeping home life-support up when power goes out (Maine)

Obama doubles renewable energy tax credit in stimulus plan (now $20B)

IDF To Appeal Human Shield Ban

Climate Hackers dump iron into ocean, tests global warming solution (Antarctica)

Bill targets controversial Utah nuclear power plant plan (Utah)

Greek Govt Under Fire Over U.S. Arms to Israel

Pitiful amount of aid reaching Gaza

Double blow to ESBWR (new nuclear reactors) from Entergy and Dominion

NRC, nuclear industry mull personnel lack

Jewish Charity Brings U.S. Viewers Israel's Version Of The War In Gaza

Binyamin Netanyahu demands 'crippling' of Hamas

Future cloudy for California solar farm (credit crunch)

Global warming denier site set to be crowned the "best science blog."

New Prius gets 50 mpg -- and the solar roof rumors are true (for air ventilation)

NASA Modis Imagery Captures Progress Of 12/08, 1/09 Wilkins Shelf Breakdown

Niels Bohr Institute Study - Sea Level Rise Of 1 Meter By 2100 Possible - 3X IPCC Projections

Arne Naess - Deep Ecology Philosopher - Dead At Age 96 - AFP

FL State Officials Checking Chinese Drywall As Complaints Of Metal Corrosion, Stench Continue

2nd TVA Fly Ash Spill Smaller Than TN Disaster, But Ash May Hold Far More Toxic Metals

Maybe for camping...???

Victory Garden on the White House lawn? Visit

All-in-One Solar Panels and Solar Thermal

Kentucky Division of Forestry seeks input on forest issues

Why the Gaza calm crashed By Alastair Crooke

Prices for rooftop solar systems fall as supply grows

Iran tones down its vocal support for Hamas

Black Light Power signs second commercial deal with

Honda Insight tops 60 mpg in test drive

Chu's confirmation hearing Tuesday, 10 am EST - c-span3, webcast, and live blogging

Sea Shepherd news - Indonesian animal activists protest Japan Whaling Ship docked for repairs

Truthdig: There’s No Delicate Way to Put This ...

Super-predator humans reshape our prey

Olmert ignoring calls from Barak, Livni for immediate Gaza truce

More than 100 media sign Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists

Gaza: CAIR says Bush 'Indifferent' to lives of Americans, others in Gaza

Egypt pushes Hamas to accept truce

Israeli Forces Storm Gaza City Neighborhood

Fans thank Jon Stewart for Gaza stance

Modern Israeli/Palestinian literature?

Israel Accused of Testing Experimental Weapons in Gaza

Kucinich to Israel: Please State Your Goals

Israel's Gaza offensive stokes anger among Jordan elite

International Law Seldom Newsworthy in Gaza War; Israeli justifications often cited uncritically

Diplomats: Gaza op causing long-term harm to Israel's image

Gazans seek new places to bury the dead

International Law Seldom Newsworthy in Gaza War , Israeli justifications often cited uncritically

Obama's pro-Israel congressional welcome

Beyond disproportionate

Israel testing ‘extremely nasty’ weapon: Norwegian doctors

At Cairo Hospital, Injured Palestinians Increasingly Voice Support for Hamas - WaPo

Jordanian Soldier Opens Fire at Israeli Patrol on Border

Legal expert: Rising Gaza death toll doesn't mean IDF acts are disproportionate

"Transition Towns" - a new life......without oil.

Pro-Israel Rally Attended by Big-Time NY Dems

Palestinians Suicide Bombing Attack Kills Several Israeli Soldiers

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

Obama to Add 20+ GW of Wind Power (and 4 GW of solar and geothermal power) in 3 Years

Iran says Israel stops its aid ship to Gaza

Gaza: Residents waving white flags 'shot dead as they flee their homes'

Oil from Algae looks promising - and it can absorb excess CO2

Oil supply run-up in 08 was due to speculation - 60 Minutes report

Israel Trying To 'Wipe Out' Palestinians In Gaza: Abbas

Gaza protests violate Canadian laws: Jewish Congress

Protesters close Beirut Starbucks branch

Israel may face UN court ruling on legality of Gaza conflict

The "Generous Offer" Update: Two Years of Starvation Followed by Fire-bombing

Hamas May Survive Offensive, Israel Says

"ANALYSIS / Israel believes Hamas is waiting on Obama for Gaza truce"

Gazans Open Old Graves To Bury Their New Dead

East Jerusalem family being replaced by settlers

AlterNet: Pro-Israel Rally Attended by Big NY Dems Descends into Calls for 'Wiping Out' Palestinians

Why We Should Oppose Both the Israeli Army and Hamas

Doctor dies in Gaza while treating wounded

For a Greater Israel: The Gaza Massacre

Poll: American public backs Israel firmly in war with Hamas

State Department: Olmert never told U.S. to abstain from UN vote on Gaza

Gaza: Israel under fire for alleged white phosphorus use

IDF: Navy didn't engage Iranian aid ship

Clinton: No negotiations with Hamas

Global warming denial site wins Best Science Blog 2008

Red Cross: Israel's use of white phosphorus not illegal

US Congressman: Israel war violations 'deliberate'

Turkey's PM stands by criticism of Israeli offensive

Where were the protesters when missiles were hitting Israel?

I'm refinancing my mortgage with an interest rate of 4.250%

Germany agrees 50bn euro stimulus (BBC)

So now Chase is raising the min payment to 5% of balance

Oil Price run-up in 08 caused by speculation - 60 Minutes and they actually mentioned "deregulation"

Balad to petition High Court over disqualification - NO!

Dr. Evil is BAAAACK!’s new anti-union campaign repeats “Secret Ballot” myth

Today in labor history Jan 13 Mounted police charged into the crowd, beating men, women and children

DSA Urges Action on Trade Issues

Starbucks: A Mixed Blend for Workers

DU this poll

As China's Jobless Numbers Mount, Protests Grow Bolder

Eugene Debs

Gay Rights Ordinance Repealed in Kalamazoo

Warren: “ I’ve been on Gene Robinson's attack list for my position on gay marriage.”

Al Sharpton: Churches should focus on social woes, not gay marriage

No anti-gay ordinance too small for the AFA haters.

What is the situation with the hateful Prop 8? Last I heard, the A.G. Jerry Brown had

Thank you Freddie -

Box Turtle: Al Sharpton Supports Atlanta Pro-Gay Interfaith Alliance

HI--I am a volunteer adviser in my daughter's Gay-Straight Alliance and have a question:

Maine: Gay marriage bill being introduced

I very rarely go to gay bars. Amongst the straight people I hang out with

Obama Once Backed Full Gay Marriage

Ok then

Official tally: 2,165 people were killed in Caracas in 2008

Academics Respond to HRW Director's Defense of Venezuela Report

COLOMBIA: Most vulnerable fall through gaps in health system

Subversion Through Trade? Cuba and the Obama Administration (January 13 Counterpunch)

Does Rooting Against Jesus' Favorite QB, Kurt Warner, Make Me Evil?

Driver Sues Curry for Sexual Harassment

The Stoops borthers will meet in a bowl in ____?

SEC Night on ESPN.. Kentucky 79, Tennessee 64.

Chiefs Hire Pioli (as GM)

It's official: Nolan is Broncos' defensive coordinator

No SEC teams in the top 25 in the NCAA Men's BB.

If I were to be reborn as a sports fan, I admit I'd root for

If you, or a loved one is over 50, please arragne for a colonoscopy!

Gun laws in New York State: actual gun, or parts?

111th Congress proposed firearms legislation (so far)

interesting read on the Heller Decision

The Republicans in the Brady Campaign have declared war on us!!

Purging negativity.

I could use some good job and other vibes here

Has anyone else seen Elizabeth Baron?

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner? EVERYONE

The Flow.

Thank you, everyone, for your thoughts & vibes!

'You are a bridge of energy for the union of Heaven and Earth'

Blue_In_AK always talks good sense, so here's a few pics from January 1

Fun w/Street Scenes Last Weekend... (Pic Heavy)

I suppose this is ex-street scenes?

Anybody want to circulate a petition against HR45?

Experimental turkey breast in crockpot was a big success

Whatever happened to Splendid Table?

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?

feeding vegetarians and carnivores at the same time. ugh

I was amazed to find the complete Cosmos Carl Sagen series on Youtube

The mind of the whale

Oh, Metal Gear?

Scientists may have created life in the lab

Catholics ordered to keep quiet over Virgin visions

Making my 2d chicken soup 'ever,'

Italy's Jews: Pope Benedict negating 50 years of interfaith progress

Does anyone have an Ikea kitchen?

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is this Monday, the 19th

I'm about to blow a gasket over spinach!!!!!!

Does myth, consciously separated from reason, have intrinsic value?

I have lost...............

Is there such a thing as an emotional truth, which is distinct from a logical truth?

Where was the U.S. military on 9/11; who was in charge; and

Al Qaeda Doesn’t Exist (2 & 3)

David Van Os: As Inauguration Approaches ( Crosspost)

The Texas Legislature is now in session

State legislator seeks to outlaw sale of novelty lighters

need the help of a canadian

RCMP follow up on NDP complaint over tapes

Edmonton Sun: Stelmach wants a bailout

New directions for foreign relations - John Kerry

HRC hearing thread

Heathrow protesters buy runway land

Iranian protesters burn Barack Obama pictures

Evil Tory Bastards To Abolish Safe Labour Seats