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Archives: January 2, 2009

Cold Weekends in NY.....if you were a Bernie Investor....(Interesting Read)

Pakistan, India Swap N-site Lists Amid Tensions

Tough Calculus for Blagojevich on Senate Seat

Don't blindly support Obama...stop his Secretary of Agriculture pick!!!

What if a retailer offered a product for one counterfeit dollar?

Government aid could save U.S. newspapers, spark debate

The Evil Behind the Smiles

For the over 50 set. Has anyone found love after 50?

Could Tripp have been named after Linda?

Donald Westlake dead at 75

Kennedy v Burris: Who's More Qualified To Be Appointed To The Senate?

400 dead, 1700 wounded in Gaza- Is there going to be a ground war?

Abortion! The Gays! Drunk driving! 9/11 was an inside job! Windows sux!

The Arab-Israeli Conflict: Too Complicated For Our Beautiful Minds

Is the Iranian-Israeli conflict complicated?

Top 15 Political New Year's Resolutions (Satire)

Mandatory Thurday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight

DVR/VCR ALERT: Naomi Klein and Jeremy Scahill together for 85 min -- Book TV @ 6am ET

No one here opposes tax cuts for the rich why does there seem to be opposition to

As if Things Weren't Bad Enough, Russian Professor Predicts End of U.S. (WSJ)

Troops reach outer perimeter of Sri Lanka rebel stronghold

if today's technologies had been around or even forseen, would the bill of rights be any different?

Will Israel stir things up with Iran right before the inaugaration

George W. Bush is a psychopath!

CATO: Sinking SCHIP (on purpose)

Scfi channel T.Z. marathon goes on until 5 am CT Sweeet

U.S. steel industry urges "buy America" recovery plan

Toshiba, Nivia,...

Innocence Project lost funding in Madoff case

Not symbolic at all.

Do you (or relatives) hail from outside the United States?

Are you fearful of losing your job?

Sick of people kicking the bag out of the UAW and Labor in general

China favors jobs at home over freer trade

Clones that do not look alike?? whaaaa?

Newspaper stocks lost $64.5 billion (83%) in 2008

Newspaper stocks lost $64.5 billion (83%) in 2008

A.P.: Adding Leap Second May Invalidate Election 2008!

Guyana leader wants to know who put him on Facebook

Reaping and Sowing: The incompetence of today's GOP was a long time coming

WJ: Beaverton, OR representin': Caller calls M. Continetti "Punk" &

WJ this morning: Should Congress get their automatic 2% raise

Warren stuns audience on New Year's Eve

"What Do Women Want?" Found online.

Another Pew "What's your news IQ" test

Update on republican sex offender Robert Mckee (Md)

'Safest' seat remarks gets Muslim family kicked off plane

Democrats Must Not Get Into Blagojevich’s Game

You've Got to Slap those Bigots Down - 2008 Weblog Awards

2009 - How do you feel about it?

No one here opposes human cloning why does there seem to be opposition to

2008: The Year the Geeks Took Over

U.S. readying Afghan surge against Taliban----WHY?

End of the Year Brings A Burst of Settlements With Justice Department

Cult-like Iranian militant group worries about its future in Iraq

surge update - Iraq bomber strikes tribal meeting

condi gonna speak to the press @ 8:30am cst...

Any suggestions on how to reach the Change is Coming....

Local news just said SAG strike will cost Hollywood billions.

What Obama's foreign policy will look like over the first 100 days

Clinton, Familiar With Pitfalls of Mideast Politics, May Face Early Test in Gaza

Rogue of the Year: Republican Party Of Oregon

maybe Senator Shelby is owed an apology

Obama seeks bipartisanship whilst RNC plans major attacks

Supporting Our Troops: Once More, With Feeling

New Media Meme - The "deep recession" of the 30's - ??

I just got a prospectus from Fidelity Investments. Sweet!

Condi speaks and now I hear her in a new light

Hadley On The Decline Of Cheney's Influence: "That's Just Hooey--It's Just Hooey"

Photo: "Bush monkey with sneakers" effigy hanged during demonstration against Israel attacks on Gaza

Bribes Corrode Afghans’ Trust in Government

Departed Friends, Tribute to DU Pets 2008

The Man Who Planted Trees

Analysis: Republicans struggle with race issue

a conversation

Just Do It

Republic of Money: 1700s to present

Duh...Older white military men from the South are less likely to approve of Obama than Bush

Top Bush Aides: Reports That Cheney Was Pulling The Strings Are "Hooey" and "Bunk"

Senate Dems To Block Burris' Path To Senate -- Perhaps Even Literally, Physically

'Starsky And Hutch' Actor Dies

A Thorn In the Side Of Apartheid (First paragraph should sound familiar)

FOLLOW THE MONEY, Red States =net takers, Blue States = net givers

Sympathy For the W?

2009: The Year of Historical Revisionism and Scapegoating against Muslims?

PHEW - I can breath a sigh of relief

More Iraqi refugees apply for asylum in Germany

More Iraqi refugees apply for asylum in Germany

Matthew the tool Continetti was ridiculed off the W.J. set this a.m.

What important 'lessons' were learned from the bush/cheney years?

Iraq Offers Up Giant Oil Fields to Foreign Firms

Poll : How optimistic or pessimistic are you ?

Rice vows hard work on arranging Gaza cease-fire

9 Muslim Passengers Removed From Jet-Others on Flight Say a Remark Was 'Suspicious'


Someone dumped a load of shoes on a freeway in Miami.

The top gets "bail outs" while those below get piratization, oops, privatization

Filing Obama's Vacated Senate Seat

Sources: Michael Bennet will be Colorado's new senator

Steel Industry, in Slump, Looks to U.S. Stimulus

"Crash - The Next Great Depression" is on the History Channel tomorrow night

Dershowitz: Israel's Policy Is Perfectly 'Proportionate'

What is wrong with the French consulate in NEw York?

Erin Brockovich to visit site of recent coal ash spill.»

*** WARNING!!! EXTREMELY GRAPHIC!!! *** IDF strike on Gaza Video

A thought on our future

Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich was a bookie who was connected to the mafia,

"Get Out Our House", a musical goodbye to GW by That Guitar Man from Central Park

What if Palestinians had Israel's military power?

Meet the new Democratic Senator From Colorado.(Salazar's replacement)

Bike Rider Gives Appalachian Towns a Voice

New ignition lock laws aim to foil drunk drivers

I'm strangely optimistic this New Year. Here is what I see coming:

With Democrats like these, who needs Republicans?

The collective wisdom of DUers over 50

FDR (1933) -- Barack Obama (2009)

No Thanks for the Mess You’ve Left, Mr. Bush. - Headlines 1/2/09

No Thanks for the Mess You’ve Left, Mr. Bush. - Headlines 1/2/09

What is CONSTRUCTIVE criticism?

self delete!

Travolta is not dead. It's his son who died. Sorry.

Bolton calls on Obama to launch ‘meaningful efforts at regime change’ in Iran.

Are we going to see the DU community population dwindle due to job loss therefore loss of

NY Governor Paterson to Appoint David Blaine to Fill Clinton Seat

Food bank Friday! January 2, 2009

SC Governor Sanford is a major scumbag. Has anyone been

Why Roland Burris Should Be Seated

CNN and Sanchez continue with real reporting on Gaza

Faux News scroll on New Years; "let's hope the magic negro does a good job"

Let's keep it simple.

Let's keep it simple.

If it wasn't religion, it would be something else.

Urban Knitting: The world's most inoffensive grafitti.

More states adopt 'safe' cigarettes (UPI)

When the middle class is successfully obliterated...

For U.S. Soldiers at a Remote Base in Afghanistan, Lots of Combat but No Clear Gains or Losses

Vietnam vet Tom Bernard from "Sir! No Sir!" film leaves us with a heart attack...

Thousands of Shoes Mysteriously Appear On Miami Highway

Koppel: “In Fairness To Bush, There Were A Couple Of Days That Didn’t Suck”

Happy New Year, Montana! Don't Drink the Water!

US military deaths in Iraq war at 4,221

Below what dollar figure does your sense of compassion kick in?

Thank you Bush Admin, I am also out of work

You know, this is just a web site, the world won't end if you take it lightly

Markets Surge on the First Trading Day of the New Year

Coleman Turns to Courts (again) as Minnesota Recount Nears End

FYI: New "Foreign Policy" site starting on Monday.

Would Ms Condi Rice please explain to me


Mugabe Moves Hint At Unilateral Formation Of New Zimbabwe Government

Brian Moran D running for Gov. of Virginia

I saw the commercial and called my US Senator Ben Nelson asap

The Rice woman .......

travolta's 16 year old son died

Children as Unlamented Victims of Bush’s War Crimes

Follow up on Archway Cookies / Lance's Snacks

trojan alert - if you don't have a gold star and are getting ads - be careful

"cleaning up America ... one shower at a time"

I hate photos of happy stockbrokers

Hope in Shadows: Portraits of the Downtown Eastside

About that truckload of shoes spilled on the highway down

Describing Bush in a word

Bush Gaza Crisis Response: Let Obama Handle It

"Obama's Hawk" . . A man who should NOT stay on. . .

Iraq vet's lawyer:He Fired In Self-Defense In Shooting Over Noisy Moviegoers

I was in the kitchen washing dishes and I heard my kid hysterically laughing.

AirTran apologizes for removing Muslims from flight

Paul Krugman:Bigger Than Bush

From Gaza A Mother Writes: "My children cannot sleep and I cannot help them."


There are some people in the outside world who don't seem to like the posts I make on this site.

Breaking: Blago Impeachment Vote May Come As Soon As Next Week

Damn, I just quit my job...

Digital TV switchover: some basic facts

Special needs patient left alone overnight on frigid bus

Republicans to flee DC for inauguration

Obama's Team Rankles the Right

Petition to block Obama's secretary of agriculture pick

2009 brings hard choices over the future of capitalism

2009 brings hard choices over the future of capitalism

In the UK planning for the corpo-fascist police state continues apace.

Businessman Argues for Employee Free Choice Act

Attacks condemned as supplies dwindle and deaths rise

Yellowstone daily earthquake report for Friday #304

So.. The top 5% keeps their Taxes While They Increase Gas Prices

What do you hope to see the new administration do ---

What do you hope to see the new administration do ---

Man fatally shot by BART police officer

Curious about sexual behavior

I have an idea about what to do when airline passengers encounter scary fellow passengers.

Most important news story of the week (ending January 2, 2009)

For everyone talking about 8th graders and such having the first babies of 2009

Can new TVs use rabbit ears?

Great video animation on the politics of military and war.

Israel is about to invade Gaza with tacit Bush approval. Without taking a side

Muslim family, US born citizens, removed from plane for discussing safest place to sit.

Bush blew up the nuclear levee, a Very Dangerous Deal

Glenn Greenwald: More oddities in the U.S. "debate" over Israel/Gaza

Politico: Bristol: Pregnancy wasn't 'ideal'

Politico: Bristol: Pregnancy wasn't 'ideal'

Erin Brockovich To Visit Coal Ash Spill Site

Exercise & Fitness is on just about everybody’s list this time of year.

Exercise & Fitness is on just about everybody’s list this time of year.

Belarus ruble sinks 20 percent, shocking citizens

The Abramoff Scandal is Expanding: More GOP woes for 2009...

"Rare Bugatti untouched for 50 years could fetch millions:" report

British Corespondents and Pronunciation of Proper Names

CNN...NEW developments...

Senate Adjournment Blocks Last-Minute Bush Appointments

I`m sick to death of war.

John Travolta's son, the messed up L.A. media and Kawasaki Disease

It's Official: It's Caroline..

It's Official: It's Caroline..

I talked to Don Siegelman yesterday.

CT: Catholic diocese charged under RICO for predator priest coverup

How do you feel about maintaining a friendship with a Republican?

16 year old blogs about being homeless

Levi's concurrent enrollment in GED/apprenticeship may violate *federal guidelines*

March 7, 2003. Democratic "quandary" over how to oppose Bush's war.

27mpg Cadillac Escalade

my letter on H.R. 676 printed TODAY!please DU!!

Here's the text I want Barack to beat on Jan 20:

Hah - Freedom Watch Founder Adelson loses $24 Billion

Health-care reform poll

Ford unveils 2010 Shelby GT500 - Revamp seen as sign of progress - photos at link

Oil was 3 times more expensive in July. Recession alone doesn't explain it


My Ten Favorite Books that I read in 2008

Tweaking the Occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan

Tina Brown Essay: Kill the Media Zombies

Lakoff sez that most people who oppose publicly funded health care cite the following values

Florida Democrats use almost exact same words about Gaza attacks.

Who, if anyone, is criminally responsible in this situation?

What is Randi Rhodes' beef with Al Franken?

Life after a six-figure salary hospital's first baby of the New Year: mom is 8th grader

I will work tomorrow so I can have the 20th off

Is it Spring yet?

Anybody have Vonage?

What next for little Tripp?

Putting up the Christmas tree is so much fun. Taking it down, on the other hand...

"Some are born to greatness and others have

Question about cable TV boxes

It's time for a 'make an anagram' thread! Post an anagram of a person, place, or thing. I'll start

I feel like such an idiot. I called my Dad to congratulate him on Penn State's win...

"Throwing and catching was really there tonight."

My name is Talking Tina

my throat is swollen and sore

Ever had a thread crash and burn and disappear into the abyss and then think,

If you were shown on Funniest Home Videos, what would you be doing?

SPK I hearby declare.. er...what was that?

Bisquick original coffee cake! Just made some!

Skygazer I Hereby Declare My Unending Love For You

May I please ask the Lounge for a special favor?

a funny joke for y'all

After a failed career as Lounge Singer

Mrs. Grumpy, I Hereby Declare ....

Bullwinkle 925 I Hereby Declare My Unending Love For You

Whoa Nelly I Hereby Declare My Love For

Turtlensue I Hereby Declare My

Okay Kitchen Witch, I Hereby Declare....

Rev Acts I Hereby Declare My Unending Love For You

JGD I Hereby Declare My Undying Love For

Bibaby, as long as Sniffa Doesn't Mind, I Hereby Declare My Love

Graywarrior, I Hereby Publicly Declare My Neverending Love For You

flvegan I hereby declare

So far the Red Sox are having a disappointing season.

Anyone with Maine Coon cats? My two part-MC cats seem to

I Hereby Declare My Love For My Left Hand

My vacuum cleaner just died

Did I happen to mention that I just returned from ALTOONA?

I hereby declare that SPK doesn't love me

I Love The Lounge


Hey Southpawkicker is taking all teh womenz!

Who here said The Big Bang Theory was a good show?

There is nothing more mouthwateringly wonderful

Excuse me Miss but theres an Ewok on the planes wing.

Bob Eubanks is smarmy and insipid.

I've done a dedication to the late FREDDIE HUBBARD for tonight's radio show.

What the hell is in the water here tonight?

"Slumdog Millionaire" . . . . (no spoilers)

Snuggie the blanket with sleeves!

Son of DOG walks on water

If Southpawkicker is taking all the women, can I have teh men?


Redqueen I Hereby Declare My Love For You

I Hereby Declare My Unending Love for the Celibate Peake

Can we quit with automatic labels of "homophobic", "racist", "sexist" et cetera

Mods - SPK is spamming the lounge...

Mods, I'm Out Of Love Spam...but I Hereby Declare My Love For The Mods

lost-in-nj I Hereby Declare The Love You Know

Love. Exciting and new. This one is going out to Southpawkicker.

For the over 50' set. Has anyone found love over 50'?

If you experience Unending Love that lasts for more than four hours...

My laptop monitor's pixels are committing mass suicide

My laptop monitor's pixels are committing mass suicide

Are these two statements similar?

link to gimp

Would the Twilight Zone episodes been as good in color, I don't think so.

Never Ending Song of Love For You

We don't need another hero

There is a Twilight Zone show about Bush, it is starting now.

No fucking shit, Sherlock! My wife just dropped me into teh drink again!


Goodnight, folks. I'm fucking tired! Also I've been told to..

When office pranks go wrong

I want make sexy time with DU!

I Hereby Declare My Undending Love For Southpawkicker

2009... seriously?!??!

flvegan I hearby declare LMs unending love for you...

He opened the door on the airplane.

This generic sleeping pill is...

Since so many Love threads going on.

We will never be a nuclear family but a rainbow will begin at our feet.

I just wrote a poem and sent it off to an old friend

For the over 50 set. Has anyone found love after 50?

Burger King is spreading cholesterol across the globe!

Hey sports fans! What ever happened to the "Salad Bowl"????

The estate tax

Since when did the FedEx Orange Bowl start in 1973?

Holy shit - teh Lounge is one big ORGY tonight!

Are these two statements similar?

So, 3 people got fired and one Person got demoted yesterday

The Best texy mexy sexy thread

The only thing better than Orange Juice is


College Bowl Season: Who's going to play in the Zoloft Self-Esteem Bowl?

I am in love with my spotting scope!


Here was my NYE. How about yours?

OMG, I just realized I'm a Liz Lemon - I kid you not

I Finished Reading A Book About An Hour Ago

Questions for College Football Fans

I miss NewYawker99! Hope she is doing well!

Hello All

Oil tank on E....1 degree outside...

Your doctor says you have to watch one of the following from start to finish, or you'll die. Choose!

OK...Now I am really confused!

You're arriving at a friend's house at 1:30 a.m on a weekday.

Slum Dog Millionaire

Question about itunes on a mac

Lush: De-Luxe

Fresh Air

The first AMERICAN to walk in space was a grad of the University of Michigan

When is an exit not an exit?

My 2009 New Year's Resolution - No More Lounge Pevity.

update on my health issue

kitten picture of the day for Friday January 2

I have an idiot computer question...

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/2/09 (warning: graphic language)

Big Electric Thread

Seriously...what's up with Iceland, anyway?

Dumb college football corporate bowl names

Hey Jack Kerouac

This Twilight Zone episode thats on right now

This Twilight Zone episode thats on right now

Anyone shop at Rooms to Go?

I had a dream I was in the basement of the Alamo...

Word salad

One For The Ages

Finally I Am Saved

I nominate for couple of the year

My 2009 New Year's Resolution - MORE Lounge Pevity

Kids. Go figure.

Let's have a sexy party!

Are the holidays officially over now or do we have to wait til Monday?

I love how WALL E made so many Republicans mad

So, I am watching When We Left Earth this morning and had a thought

Anyone Here Old Enough To Remember The Kids Show "Wonderama"?

Hey man, don't finger my bologna!

Love chickens? Really love Tyson meat company?

Craftygal's setting up a Terminator film festival in our living room

This may be a lost cause - but do you have any resolutions for 2009?

LynneSin's album discussion for the day 1/2/2009: Brain Salad Surgery by Emerson, Lake & Palmer

Playing for Change

Midlo hasn't been here for a while

The End of an Era ?

Strange sports trivia question

Fuckin'- What the fuckin'. Fuck. Who the fuck fucked this fucking... How did you two fucking fucks..

Who was it here looking for a Victorian/Edwardian tailcoat about three weeks back??

Fair and balanced football? Ick.

Fuck it. It's cold out but the streets are clear of ice. I'm gonna ride my bike.

Help! I'm being taken out! To see things!!

To welcome in the new year: An Aged Ale from 2007 (Fullers Vintage)

Why does it feel like Monday?

Anyone Have Family That You Could Not Curse Around?

iPod question

False modesty defined.

I just ate the best tasting omlet ever prepared. You know who made it?

Really desperate for some levity, anyone got some to spare?

I want to create an omelette that never dies.

Come fly with me, lets fly, lets fly awayyyyyyyy.....

DU Parents: Get your kid The Beatles Yellow Submarine

Balanced and Fair - Donald Mc Gillavry

Seriously this picture needs a caption..... (for all you baby panda lovers)

My new favorite lunch

A "good lord... why?" moment with my sister re: her kids

Hotty Toddy, Gosh almighty

How To Give A Cat A Pill

How have I lived almost 60 years and never heard of Bob Rivers

I want to create a thread that never lives.

My brain keeps trying to convince me it's Saturday.

Fuck. My wife just dropped me in teh drink again!

I got new eyeglasses today, and the only thing that they improved

J.T.-one of the most touching holiday specials

Anyone here running Linux on their PS3?

How come I'm not getting email notification for pm's?

Thomcat I Hereby Declare My Unending Love For You

Tonight I drink GIN.

The Long And Winding Road Is Over

I need a job

when will it be the Chicago Bulls turn to play at Wrigley Field?

Does anyone understand music psychology

Photos: This "New York's Best Cheeseburger" is cooked so rare I can still hear it "moo."

It's my birthday! And I got money as a gift--what should I buy?

Head of Human Resource was fired yesterday. Of course as small

No flames please. Quick poll question


Jesus fucking Christ. Not again.

Chim chiminey, Chim chiminey, Chim chim cher-ee!

The best tex mex

I am in love with my potted dope!

OK, when you were little, what did you want to be when you "grew up"

Name a song that should be on everyone's Ipod

Here's the one cute cat pic that you get from me...

I Hereby Declare My Unending Love For Dystopian

Hottest Pre-WWI First Lady? (I bet you've never seen these photos)

Find out if you're super cool in thirty seconds!

Anybody heard this about John Travolta's kid dying?

The Germans make some twisted smilies...

Back to the future: Vinyl record sales double in '08, CDs down

John Travolta's son died this morning - link added

These social internet sites where you can share your pain with others: Do you think they help or

DU Carnivores: Did you ever just get digusted by meat?

I watched The Wrestler last night.

I was browsing (and noshing) through Costco at lunchtime today

Let's have a sexy thread!

Let me set the record straight. I DON'T use the FUCKING "F word"

I am in love with these dogs!

The collective wisdom of DUers over 50

Taipei 101 building fireworks

"Perfect" movies

Some pictures I've taken over the last few years

Anyone Here Old Enough To Remember The Fox Show "Futurama"?

So far the Red Sox are having a disappointing season.

What next for little Tripp?

In Memory of Claiborne Pell

Just heard something on the radio...

One of "those" kind of Threads!

Obama returns to Chicago after Hawaiian holiday

PHOTOS President Obama: The Path to the White House (Time/Callie Shell)

Folding Blago's Big Top

Will Barack call out the Israel BS on the Gaza campaign the way he did Bush's Iraq dissinfromation?

18 Days.

Will Cabinet members play second fiddle to the internet bully pulpit. Will

"We've become a nation of scofflaws and political pirates"

The Nation: Gaza Clouds Obama's Prospects

Obama's Team Rankles the Right

Do you want to know who you are? Don't ask. Act! Action will delineate and define you.

If election was held today I bet Obama would win by a much larger margin!

Are certain warmongers from both sides taking advantage of the last days of Bush's regime?

Fox News Airs "Magic Negro" Message On New Year's Broadcast

Ameria Responds To Obama's MLK Day Of Service

Obama's Paparazzi Presidency: "a phenomenon that will drive the mainstream media and the GOP batty"

If George Bush and Dick Cheney knocked at your front door...

When Warren ends his prayer with "In Jesus' name we pray . . . "

18 Days left of this "Supermassive Black Hole."

Breaking: Ritter picks Denver superintendent Michael Bennet to fill Salazar's senate seat

Huffington Post: Understanding the Gaza Catastrophe

When does the new Congress take over? Were the new Senators and Congresspeople

Since this is controversial for some reason...

Library of Congress plans to collect sermons for inauguration

if i was in obamas shoes...

Make best wishes your guiding light.

Does America look to one document for guidance?

Lynn Sweet: Senate opposition fiercer than Burris thinks

With Obama, DC Residents Hope For A Voice

District Welcomes Obama as One of the Capital’s Own

Is it just me or do you wish that Senate Dems were as up in arms over Bush as they are about Burris?

Military wary of Obama -Military Times

Michelle looks wonderful on CNN right now.

Will South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford turn down Federal money?

Bush History-Duct Tape Censorship: Keeping the People's Business Hidden from the People, 1/2

MSNBC: Armed guards will keep Burris from entering the building on Monday?

You guys may have done this already...

Who's the bigger opportunist?

What are the chances that you will ever be happy with Congress?

This is NOT about Burris. Period.

Which posts will be on the "Greatest" list on January 21st?

Officers could bar Burris from Senate

Chicago tribune: Blagojevich impeachment vote could be held next week.

N.C. HS Student Seeking Donations To Attend Inauguration

Denver Schools Chief to be Appointed Senator Saturday

anyone know what language this is?and what it says?

Sen. Michael Bennet?

Bigger Than Bush by Paul Krugman

Freepers Furious at imminent Caroline Appointment: "Stupid, incoherent liberal b*tch"

Gallup: 93% of liberals remain confident in Obama.

The IL & MN Senate situations highlight why our side is always on the defensive

The Nation's Robert Dreyfuss: Israel Revives Hamas

Sorry, But Cornyn is right Franken Should not be seated until the process ends.

Sorry, But Cornyn is right Franken Should not be seated until the process ends.

Harry Reid: "Ted Stevens will always be remembered as a lion"

Just curious, What's the difference between Al Franken, Tammy Duckworth, and Carolyn Kennedy?

Report: Obama Likely To Tear Down Military-NASA Barriers

Breaking news: It's Caroline!

Blair House

Should Blago be viewed as innocent, until proven guilty?

Ha! Barack Obama was on local Chicago PBS show "Check Please" years ago!

how can we purge the DC insider privileged class that infests our politics,

Oh how I love our President Elect..........I just hope some speech coach....

CRY BABIES: Republicans to flee DC for inauguration

CNN: AP reporting Gov. Patterson will soon pick Carolina Kennedy to replace Hillary Clinton

When is Hillary going to resign?

People comparing not seating Burris to George Wallace blocking the admission of an AA girl

Departed Friends, Tribute to DU Pets 2008

Friends of Rick Warren - Discussion of MLK Commemorative Service Appearance

Cheney believes that Liberals do not have the guts to prosecute

Laurence Tribe: The Senate doesn't have to seat Burris.

Poverty in America: Truth Hurts, Ignorance Kills

Obama's Hometown Kicks Off "Camp Hope"

Obama's Hometown Kicks Off "Camp Hope"

Stolen Madoff statue returned with note attached

12 dead in northern Mexico are latest drug war victims

Suspected U.S. drone fires missiles in Pakistan

Five dead, 51 wounded in blasts in India's Assam state - Summary

The party's over as US government seizes control of Citigroup expenses

Australia unlikely to resettle US detainees( Guantanamo Bay)

End of the Year Brings A Burst of Settlements With Justice Department

Smoking ban leads to fewer heart attacks (Dropped 41 percent)

Suicide bomb kills many in Iraq

Republicans to flee DC for inauguration

U.S. preps south Afghan surge

Donald E. Westlake, Mystery Writer, Is Dead At 75

Kashmir protests over assault on Gaza, 50 injured

Sri Lanka troops 'enter rebel HQ' (BBC)

Manufacturing index drops to 28-year low

Sri Lankan president hails victory as army seizes Tamil Tiger capital

Iraq Suicide Bomber Kills 24

Israel destroys Hamas homes, flattens Gaza mosque

The Abramoff Scandal is Expanding: More GOP woes for 2009...

Stores responsible for crowd control, police say

Gaza rockets put Israel’s nuclear plant in battle zone

GMAC Gives Up Some GM Financing Rights

Mobile's MoonPie Raising Draws Big Crowd

Israel to allow small number of foreign journalists into Gaza

Stars call for ceasefire in Gaza

Wal-Mart Poised to Repeat Share Gains, Grab Target’s Customers

Parents of China milk scandal victims detained

CSX to consider options for Greenbrier resort in W.Va.


Ukraine accused of stealing gas

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday January 2

Thousands of shoes tie up Miami freeway traffic

Climate scientists: it's time for 'Plan B'

Governor may be leaning toward Kennedy-Two people close to Paterson tell AP

U.S. governors seek $1 trillion federal assistance

Justice at last for gay war widower

Burned Bangkok Nightclub Lacked Safety Measures, License To Operate

Motorists' habits spur call for tax increases

Supreme Court asks to hear from Franken, counties before ruling on Coleman’s suit

World's oldest person dies at 115

Vatican divorces from Italian law

Michael Bennet chosen as next Senator

France captures 'Somali pirates'

9 Muslim Passengers Removed From Jet

Troops lured by drug trade, report warns

Cornyn promises filibuster on Franken seating

Airline Offers Apology Over Detained Muslim Passengers

War Vet, 50, Stunned By New Deployment

Ill. governor's pick (Roland Burris) to be given few privileges (in Senate)

School sued over religious ed

Another high level Hamas leader's home bombed

Gaza solution is in the hands of Palestinians

Hamas Explains Use of Civilians as Human Shields NOW WITH VIDEO LINK

Battered Hamas Police Struggle to Keep Order Amid Chaos

"Israel has no intention of allowing a viable, sovereign Palestinian state on its borders"

CNN confirms NOVEMBER 5TH attack by ISRAEL ended the truce.

Israel/Hamas: Civilans must not be targets

Yossi Sarid / If you (or I) were Palestinian

IDF admits to overestimating Gaza rocket severity

Israeli Human Rights groups to Defense Minister: Stop draining Gaza of Fuel and Electricity

Gaza rockets put Israel’s nuclear plant in battle zone

Fears grow of Gaza ground assault

Gaza conflict can make or break Ehud Barak's fortunes (election)

"Special spin body" gets media on message, says Israel

Israel braced for Hamas response

Most Israelis back Gaza retaliation in poll

They hate us for our bombs

West Bank anger over Gaza raids

Israel Clamps Down on West Bank, Jerusalem Mosques

Palestinian arrested, charged for Denmark shooting

Israel, Hamas, and moral idiocy (by Alan Dershowitz)

What is the solution?

Hamas Missiles Could Put Israel’s Nuclear Plant in Target Zone

Livni: No crisis in Gaza Strip

Dershowitz: Israel's Policy Is Perfectly 'Proportionate'

Foreigners Exit Gaza as Ground Attack Fears Grow

Arabs must decide

Physicians for Humans Rights- Israel Press Release for 1/2/09

Why They Fight

Video:B'Tselem questions Israeli account of attack (welding equipment blown up, not rockets)

Israel lets Palestinians flee; UN warns of crisis (Jan 2, 4:12 PM EST)

Civilians take brunt of 7th day of Gaza offensive (Fri Jan 2, 2009 3:05pm EST)

British protestors target Egypt over Gaza conflict

I realize it is an idea divorced from all reality...

McClatchy: Israel rebuffs court, bars reporters from Gaza


IDF admits to overestimating Gaza rocket severity, but warns worst may be yet to come

Israel bombs as tanks wait on outskirts of Gaza

Where Is Israel Going?

US Gives Israel Free Rein on Whether to Invade Gaza

Americans Closely Divided Over Israel’s Gaza Attacks

Israel Set to Begin Ground War Against Hamas in Gaza

Gaza 2009 - To win, all Israel has to do is survive

Does Hamas Actually Control the Gazan Rocketeers?

An Open Letter to President Bush on Gaza by Ralph Nader

IDF calling Gaza civilians to warn them of imminent bombings

Palestinian Police Ban Pro-Hamas Protests(in West Bank)

Israel set to begin ground war against Hamas in Gaza

"Israelis feel empowered by attacks against Hamas"

Gaza fight deepens Palestinian divisions

Negev house sustains direct Qassam hit

Israel/Palestine Debate Is Shifting

Eleven children among 21 killed on sixth day of Israeli air assault

Israel's war of terror against Gaza

The Paradox of Israel: Regional Super Power and the Largest Jewish Ghetto Ever Created

Hamas Calls For 'Day of Wrath'...

No tears for Hamas leader in Ramallah

Mashaal to IDF soldiers: 'A black fate awaits you in Gaza' (Jerusalem Post)

About Israel and "fair and balanced" news reports

The truth about those Hamas rockets

Did national/international elites engineer 9/11?

Israel Drafts YouTube, Netanyahu to Woo World Opinion on Gaza

Israel/Hamas: Civilans must not be targets

The Curious Case of 'Benjamin Button Bootlegs'

Let India 2.0 rise from the ashes of Bombay

Eugene Robinson: Our Cuba Policy: A Failure at 50

Citigroup completes Indian outsourcing unit sale

Jim Lobe: Heilbrunn Reviews Neo-Con Travails

David Byrne: No More News

Hawaii's Still Waters Run Deep for the President-Elect

Bribes Corrode Afghans’ Trust in Government

Hillel Schenker: The View From Tel Aviv (good background on the political situation.)

Let’s Pledge to Stop Being Stupid About Teen Sex

Shame on You, Rick Warren

More Jefferson, Less Rove

America's Soul Sickness & Permanent War: Obama's Rude Awakening

Sirota: Did you hear FDR prolonged the Great Depression?

Is Ken Salazar Too Nice?

Republicans to flee D.C. for Inauguration

Robert Parry: Pity the Poor Neocons

Everything You Need to Know About Iran By Col. Ann Wright

Krugman: (GOP FAIL is) Bigger than Bush

The Bizarre Life and Angry Times of Bill O'Reilly

Republican to Whine From Remote Locations Jan. 20th

Anderson Cooper reports from Sesame Street

Processed People Promo trailer

Rachel Maddow Awards for 2008, part 3, news event most suited to be made into a musical

Burris Defiant On Senate Seat

Rachel Maddow Awards for 2008, part 5, Most Memorable Previously Unknown Performer

TPMtv: The 2nd Annual Golden Duke Awards

Rachel Maddow Awards for 2008, part 4, Most entertaining failed presidential candidate

Rachel Maddow Awards for 2008, part 1, fish in a barrel

1/4 Censoring Science -Inside the Political Attack on Dr. James Hansen

Young Turks: Amusing Press Conference: Blagojevich's Appoints Senate Seat

Will Obama Honor His NAFTA Campaign Promise?

Israel : Ground Attack Likely

Convicted For War Crimes

Chip "Barack The Magic Negro" Saltsman's RNC Campaign Ad

OBAMA SONG OFFICIAL VIDEO - Michael Franti and Spearhead

OT: Theme from Shaft played by the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain

TYT: Merrill Lynch Executive Gets New House With TAXPAYER Money

TYT: Who is wrong? Israel or Palestine?

TYT: U.S. Media Coverage of Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

John Travolta's son dies in Bahamas

Rachel Maddow Awards for 2008, part 2, Denial not just a river in Egypt

Maine Army Guard aviation unit returns

Army Guard unit to return from Afghanistan

Faker Army veteran gets probation

Mont. Guard says help for troops strengthening

Convict wants retrial in Dix plot

Wainwright continues Iraq troop deployment

Navy awards contract for communications center

Caution light rerouted Marine in jet crash

Former Marine pleads not guilty to killing

14 things airmen must know in 2009

U.S. teams play support role to Iraqis in Sadr City

‘Carry trade’ collapse takes a toll on yen

Report: Online voting possible, but challenging

New pact with Iraqis often ties U.S. hands

Air Force failing at fitness?

Pacific briefs: Article 32 set for airman in child abuse case

Progress cited in Long drug case

Sons of Iraq Transfer New Year's Day

Navy Tests Waters on Home-Based Work

'Cart-Starts' Make a Quick Launch

DOD Committee Moves Into High Gear

'Scars Are Not Forever'

(Military Times) Op-Ed: A Spouse's Signature War Injuries

A Focus on Violence by Returning G.I.’s

An inaugural ball will be only for military

For the ones who watched "Sir! No Sir!"

Departed Friends, Tribute to DU Pets 2008

Peak Oil Notes - Jan 1

New Park Protects Penguins And Other Marine Life In Argentina

Second V1 Reactor at Jaslovske Bohunice Shut Down (Slovakia)

Coral growth in decline at Great Barrier Reef

Hong Kong Air Pollution Worst In 2008 Since Record-Keeping Began - AFP

EU Admits That It Is "Highly Unlikely" To Meet Biodiversity Protection Goals By 2010 - ENN

Canadian Forests May Have Crossed Line From Net Carbon Sink To Net Source - Hartford Courant

2,500 Lost Penguins Wash Up, Dead And Alive, In Brazil

Did a Comet Hit Earth 12,000 Years Ago? (causing the "Younger Dryas")

Wind turbines

Climate scientists: it's time for 'Plan B'

Science - Study Projects No Coral Growth In Great Barrier Reef By 2050, Replacement By Algae

Global warming

Untangling credit default swaps VIDEO

How would you estimate the value of a currency as an investment?

Factories slash output and jobs around world

Madoff Fund was Bust NOT a Fraud, but Fraud Entitles Investors to Compensation

US Manufacturing Orders at 60 Year Low, China Contracts 5th Straight Month

Who suffers in an economic depression ?

U.S. steel industry urges "buy America" recovery plan

The Bank Bail Out Explained (a little humor)

Wikileaks: Clearstream-counterparties 2004 (including Madoff)

Credit crunch to intensify, Bank of England warns

NYT: As Trade Slows, China Rethinks Its Growth Strategy

Sovereign Wealth Funds Take a Big Hit

Comments on deflation from The Automatic Earth

UK prediction: Unemployment will soar above 3 million in 2009, say chambers of commerce

David Sirota - We told you so

Survey sees worsening recession in Midwest, Plains

Today in labor history Jan 2 Attorney General Palmer arrests 4,000 foreign-born labor agitators

Fair Pay for Women Now! E-action

More new lyrics

Tell Obama how you feel about equal marriage rights, cast your vote:

Steven Colbert, In his own words

Would you put this meat in your mouth?

Warren Invitation at MLK Service Unifying or Divisive?

"What kind of self respecting f-t am I?"

4 arrested in N. California gang rape of lesbian

Sandra Bernhard on the Rick Warren bullshit.

Hokies salvaged a little respect for the ACC

Lance Armstrong's Real Identity Revealed!

This is the first New Year's Day that I payed more attention to a hockey game than any football game

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (January 2): Happy New Year

This is pathetic

Great analysis of why the BCS and the MNC are stupid.

Pac 10- FIVE and O

Dengue fever breakthrough achieved

my letter on H.R. 676 printed TODAY! please DU!

Bone drugs may raise risk of esophageal cancer, FDA official says

2008 was a year for dangerous Drugs

Blood donors to win airline tickets

Antioxidants Relieve Pain of Chronic Pancreatitis

Donating hair for wigs?

Jaw Infection From Fosamax More Prevalent Than Thought

Need a little help, please


Came across these videos (Grand Master David Harris) while researching pendulum techniques

Calm video clip gift

Chakra balancing massage

Energetically speaking, what is the significance of moles?

20 years of expanding "shall issue" laws

Rick DiClemente's January Starself Astrology Newsletter

Resolutions, anyone?

Happy New Year's... now go to the store for me...

It's been a strange day - Part 2

It's been a strange day - Part 3

It's been a strange day - Part 1

It's been a strange day - Part 4 - GRAPHIC! (but not related to Part 3)

I know I'm being silly posting this here, but here's what I took a picture of last night

good morning

It's been a strange day - Part 5

Hope in Shadows: Portraits of the Downtown Eastside

Getting the residual food smell out of plastic containers

Research: Alpha Lipoic Acid Benefits: Most Powerful Antioxidant, Diabetes, Heart Diseases, much more

Indian Food

How long does Egg Nog last?

Council Reluctantly Disapproves Of Prayer Box At City Hall

I prefer a restaurant with ......

Which writing is the most beautiful?

Water-based eyeglasses for the masses

New Evidence of Meteor Bombardment 12,900 years ago

Rovin', rovin', rovin' - Mars explorers don't want to stop

Who knew onions could do this?

Is there any encyclopaedia that advertises a monetary reward...

Scholastic $1 sale (for teachers & homeschoolers)

If you land on Boardwalk and Palestine Place and they both have hotels, what would it cost?

wt7 Dec 13 David Chandler interview (mp3 link)

NIST Finally Admits Freefall of WTC7 (Parts II & III)

Pardon watch on as transition nears But it's doubtful any Houstonians will make the cut

Any Wine users here?

Let's be futurists

Top CEOs need just 12 hours to earn average Canadian annual salary - Canadian Press

3500 WI NG troops to Iraq