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Archives: January 24, 2009

My comprehensive analysis of Governor Blagojevich's press conference today:

Chief JustASS John Roberts

The volume on You Tube isn't working again.

Yesterdays Daily Show

AROUND THE WEB IN 80 SECONDS 8.23.09 Sen. Whitehouse calls for investigation of Bush Administrtation

Republicans Resort to Sheer Comedy

Helen (The blogger, not Thomas) "Kiss My 83 Year Old Ass"

Will GLBT families be welcome at the White House Easter egg roll?

Screw Credit Card Companys and PayDay Loans

Click, and be happy to be an American again...

Rush Limpballs, the fat sack of shit is so powerful.....

I'm tired of the fucked up media. They are irresponsible at best, pure evil at their worse!

FR: Commie Anthem (This Land Is Your Land) Sung at Inauguration

A couple of things I saw on TV tonight

'The battle over the fate of Mr. Blagojevich

'The battle over the fate of Mr. Blagojevich

Reuters: Good bank, bad bank all adds up to nationalization

Miss America 2009 is crowned Saturday... Does anyone care anymore?

At Maliki rally, desperate Iraqis plead for help

What is John Stewart's political philosophy?

Marine commandant wants his troops out of Iraq

Swiss nuclear smuggling suspect claims CIA link

Animal-rescue family distraught after fire kills 12 pets (One cat survived)

Well, I think she means "fist-bumping", but watch this and decide for yourself:

Well, I think she means "fist-bumping", but watch this and decide for yourself:

The Nation: Social Movements 2.0

Taliban Fill NATO’s Big Gaps in Afghan South

Evan Thomas, "Editor at Large"of Newsweek on C-Span - what a tool

Second Chance at a Rebate

When are the prisoner abuse photos going to be released?

An odd picture with a not-at-all funny back story

Boehner: Republicans are concerned about the size of the package.

Two Bush Legacy Tragedies (BLTs) that are easy to confuse

Split Outcome in Texas Battle on Teaching of Evolution

California Nightmarin': Unemployment Nearly Doubles

389 Years Ago.............

John Roberts Scratched The Disc

CBO Report on Stimulus Turns Out Not to Exist

YouTube: Whitewashing, censorship and historical revision

Rumor: MSNBC courting Bill Maher for new 10p.m. show?

My neighbor--the old codger who blasted Rush on his outdoor radio--voted Obama

Former Sen. George McGovern says Obama should reconsider U.S. military build-up in Afghanistan

Dear Rush.......

For Kucinich fans - a fun treat. Rep Becerra, also.

Media advance falsehood that Pentagon has confirmed that 61 former

The Predator Class is meeting this weekend in Davos. What would YOU tell them?

I believe Elvis is dead but when it comes to Ken Lay I'm a doubting Thomas

I believe Elvis is dead but when it comes to Ken Lay I'm a doubting Thomas

UK Jewish member of Parliament:: Israel acting like Nazis in Gaza

Idiot rightwing columnist asks "Suppose there had not been an Iraq War"

Enlisted Man Gets Burial Once Reserved For Officers

C-Span Washington Journal thread: Listen to the Repigs bitch and moan.

C-Span Washington Journal thread: Listen to the Repigs bitch and moan.

Asia Times: The fleecing of America

Why is the media just focusing on released Gitmo prisoners?

What is the opposite of schadenfreud? Is it mudita?

Happy 25th Birthday, Macintosh !!!

My suggestion for Gitmo detainee relocation.

Sasha and Malia Dolls Irk First Lady

Will the "Latest Breaking News" forum become illegal??

Will the "Latest Breaking News" forum become illegal??

Will the Bush Brainwashed be able to accept economic recovery?

Prosecuting Arlen Specter, John Cornyn: Corruption & Graft.

The Middle Employee Free Choice Act of 2007

There is a reason Two Shoes was kept in a bubble....

UCSF study raises doubts about stun gun safety

House Stimulus Bill (Full Text)

The Republicans are out of ammo. They're firing blanks now.

Media - Get a grip!!

HELP! DU this poll

President Obama must free Leonard Peltier, Amnesty International

Somebody is trying to link Obama to communism.

Yo Yo Ma To CJ Roberts: "Next Time, Lip-Sync Administering The Oath of Office."

Sheriff: Dog Stopped Rape Attempt

Mo. neo-Nazis join `Adopt-A-Highway' trash cleanup

Fundies: No Country For Straight, White Anti-Abortion Christian Old Men

Behind closed doors...

Fallen evangelical pastor Haggard faces claims he had relationship with ex-church volunteer

Albert Keidel, neo con was on Wash. Journal this a.m.

Scott Horton: UN Rapporteur Call To Initiate Proceedings Against Bush & Rumsfeld Now

Suspicious Cold Medicine Purchases Lead to Arrests

Pakistan urges Obama to halt missile attacks

msnbc had a feature this a.m. ' Obama-the first week....'

Palin's red Naughty Monkey shoes for sale on eBay

On Roe Vs. Wade Anniversary Rep. Pence Introduces Legislation

An Open Letter to President Obama: Support Peace for the People of Gaza and Israel

An Open Letter to President Obama: Support Peace for the People of Gaza and Israel

An Open Letter to President Obama: Support Peace for the People of Gaza and Israel

Remember those three cops beating up that guy article I posted? It was racial

Are garbage disposals environmentally safe?

Interesting chain of command at the new DNC.

Interesting chain of command at the new DNC.

Boehner, contraceptives, Republican SOS (Same Old Strategy): Sex! Sex!

How will, or can, the history of this recent period be written?

Real News Network parses Obama's orders on GITMO and prosecuting Bush/Cheney (Video)

Haggard had relationship with ex-church volunteer

Blagojevich really doesn't want to be taken seriously, hires Drew Peterson's flack

advice please re: a good camera

Iraqis Bid Bush Goodbye: "You Are a Liar and a War Criminal! Farewell!"

President orders air strikes on villages in tribal area

Huffington Post: Kirsten Gillibrand Opposes the Obama Agenda

Any links for Captain Sullenberger's parade

As Usual, the CNN daily Poll needs help

Pope Reinstates Four Bishops, Including Holocaust Denier

Just for the fun of it.....(Dial up warning)

For the GOP It's 1933 Déjà vu All Over Again

Girls team shows remorse after 100-0 win

Hate. Remorse. Forgiveness

Snowbama! (time lapse video)

Snowbama! (time lapse video)

Your opinion on the US attack in Pakistan today?

Bush's Legal Foes Now on Obama's Team

Bush's Legal Foes Now on Obama's Team

I give you today's Republican Asshole...drumroll...Pete King!

Obama skips Medal of Honor Ball! Freepers OUTRAGED!

Obama skips Medal of Honor Ball! Freepers OUTRAGED!

Washington Monument

Security experts skeptical on Gitmo detainee report

Motorcycle riders, deaths reach all-time highs in 2008 (Kern County)

I'm just back from a meet up w/ my new Dem. Congresswomen Mary Jo Kilroy

The one area where Gillibrand needs to change

Saving Emerson: A Family's Struggle with Health Care

For a Bruised Caroline Kennedy, What's Next?

Coffin tapped for U.S. attorney

Israeli use of United States of America white phosphorus shell #M 825A1 in Gaza...

Washington legislation would test police for drugs

Fake priest charges 'fornication fee' for couples getting married

Like Hurricanes? MP4 of the 2008 Season

Palin: Don't Save the Whales

Abe Vigoda Is Not Dead, He will Be In Super Bowl Commerical

Why do states have balanced-budget rules?

HBO's running the Inaugural program now

Has Obama acted too hastily in ordering the closure of the Guantanamo Bay detention facility?

Gillibrand's father is an Albany insider and lobbyist tied to Repub Bruno who was just indicted **

Foreign-Trained RNs Are Paid Less/Taking Our Jobs - and Other Myths Debunked

Captain Sully

Meet My Son :)

Meanwhile in Repub bizzaro world...

How would you grade President Obama thus far?

McConnell promises to work with Obama, congressional Democrats

Msg to the GOP: Angry? You guys shouldn't have been such assholes when you were in power

Statement released after the President rescinds "Mexico City Policy"(family planning Gag rule)

Shutting out Al Gore and John Kerry has effectively denied the White House to a Vietnam Vet.

So then, are all those NSA illgotten snooped files subject to FOIA requests?

Why should Obama lend an ear to whiny-assed republican enablers of crime?

The Lexus And The Olive Tree by Thomas Friedman

Last Minute Rules Expose Millions of Marine Mammals to Sonar Harm

So I was looking to see what * was up to...

How Father Desbois Became a Holocaust Memory Keeper

Great Obama poster for reading campaign:

With words like Liberal, Progressive, Blue Dog being tossed around, where do I fit?

I saw Kenneth Lay walking down a beach here in Costa Rica.....

Activists Seek New ways to Get Food to 35 Million

the rethuglicons had no problem granting bu$h* 700 billion...did it in one week

What's that I hear? Crickets? That about sums up.....

Did I have a weird dream about Obama last night...

Behind the narrative echoed by the GOP-controlled media.

Did I hear Boehner say that Dems are pushing a partisan

So the guys who pick up my trash just knocked on my door

Belgian man attacks nursery

The Content of Glenn Beck's Character

How would you punish this heartless bastard?

Can I please ask for a site back that Only tells the truth

Sign of the times: Circuit City

WA legislation would set minimum hunting age at 14 (W/O Adult Supervision)

Bush Speechwriter: Obama Is 'Most Dangerous' President Ever

Public Broadcasting question ...

Public Broadcasting question ...

How could Gavin Newsome ever have been married to that horrid Kimberly Guilfoyle?

Mom accused of prostituting daughter, 5

I just did a little shopping - the store was very crowded.

Researchers Shocked: Tasers Cause Dramatic Rise of In-Custody Sudden Deaths

Reports Say GM To Cut 1 Of 2 Shifts At Lordstown Plant (Ohio)

If Blagojevich survives to run for reelection

Sunday News Shows

do you have a rethug Senator?

Tim Kaine's dual role at DNC and as governor may require some legal maneuvering.

Grover Norquist's GOP Strategy: Embrace Obama, Appear Bipartisan, Slam Dems

Health Care IS Infrastructure

Hard Economic Times = Healthier You or Less Healthy You?

And the sorriest, most cartoonish of the lot is ......

Soldiers Kill Iraqi Couple During Raid at a Home

75-year-old fugitive caught in Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

Goat detained over armed robbery

Newsweek: Erasing Bush

So... I have a question...

The newest fear-mongering campaign from the Right and the media

Lose Your Job, Lose Your Health Insurance

Those oil company profits...

Does DU have a sort of "action alert" network for Obama? This is why I ask:

Does DU have a sort of "action alert" network for Obama? This is why I ask:

Bill Moyers, Thomas Frank and David Sirota: Will Obama (be able to) Do The Right Thing?

Why do I keep hearing from Boner...

Poll: Should Limbaugh be removed from Armed Forces Radio?

Conservatives’ 40-Minute Tribute To Bush On House Floor: He Was A ‘Knowing Lion’ Who ‘Walked Among

A Realtor friend of ours stopped by today ......

Re: Obama's address . . .

So Rush Limbaugh is featured on the cover of the National Enquirer's new "Who's gay?" issue...

Trashed $180K worth of Palin's clothes reportedly in garbage bags

where are we on education?

Sunday Morning talkshow preview courtesy of the New York Times

Urinary tract infection leads to untimely & horribly painful death of rising young model from Brazil

Profit Motive and the Public Trust

Obama's stimulus package will lower power bills

N.C. State women's hoops coach Kay Yow dies

An update on the crisis in Emmonak/Western Alaska

The next DTV Thread.

Revenge Of The Indie Rocker (My father is a despicable man)

Why they should postpone the move to High Def (and how it could go smoother IMHO):

Who would win in a fight?

The Propaganda Must Be Stoped In order To Move Forward

What the hell is this? A President going on TV on PURPOSE?!?

Republican policies do not work. It's that simple.

Gov. Palin's Aides Charged with New Ethics Violations

What ever happened with Dr Sanjay? Did he say "yes"?

U.S. troops kill Iraqi couple, wound daughter

Safe To Release? A new Pentagon report may complicate Obama's plans for Gitmo.

Darn, I was hoping SNL would be new and fun

Thinking of taking a managerial position at work. Hard to decide, emotional problems at play.

A view inside the White House before the oath. From someone's cousin who knows the butler..........

Vatican accuses Obama of 'arrogance' - Times of India

Brazilian amputee model dead at 20

Japanese toy company unveil dangerous Obama action-figure

Reminder - Prayers for Bobby on tonight at 9 pm on Lifetime - Gay Teen Commits Suicide

The BBC is under pressure to air a charity appeal for aid to Gaza after other channels agreed to

The proper way to deal with Rush, Hannity and the media wingnuts: Break the media oligopoly!

Why I can't stand Counterpunch

I have been having some crazy dreams the last two days.

Moving in at Dick Cheney's new house.

Merrill CEO Shopped While Company Burned

Letter to Bureau of Prisons from Peltier's Lawyer

Prop Hate donors demand special exemption from disclosure laws

Frank Rich (NY Times) pulls no punches and interprets.....

Stimulus Package Pie Chart & Appropriations Com. Summary - One Big Thing Missing - Housing Help!

"... only natural to experience a twinge of anxiety while celebrating at the edge of an abyss"

A relative grieves for a man and his wife killed during a U.S.-Iraqi military operation...

Musharraf blames U.S. for failing to capture bin Laden

Obama Presidency - A New American Renaissance In The Arts and Sciences?

Obama orders toast points for breakfast, GOP outraged.

*"Prayers for Bobby" to be repeated at 11:00 EST tonight*

*"Prayers for Bobby" to be repeated at 11:00 EST tonight*

Here's what delights me most about DU

Pakistan calls on U.S. to halt air strikes.

So cool: 1474 mega pixel photo of Inauguration - zoom in and check it out!

Oh, the irony! An R named Boner objecting to contraception as part of the stimulus plan.

Celebration in my front yard on busy street in a newly blue state

Oh yeah...It's now PRESIDENT Obama

Now there is a botulism related recall.

Obama Administration: Wiretapping Legal Challenge Must Die

Here’s what pisses me off most about DU

This is some really sorry, exploitative crap ......

Saudi Prince To US: Bush Left "Sickening Legacy" In Middle East

An Orwell quote on sports - I'd like to hear your opinion

We Don't Need the Fairness Doctrine

Vancouver has been a little foggy lately- Picture

The Reel Adventures of Robinson Opihi

Has police force been cut back in your neck of the woods?

Bahahaha "free TV" going away eh?

Dear Mr. President: Only YOU Can Stop the World’s Longest, Bloodiest War...And It's NOT Iraq

Fix the economy! Shut Down WALMART! Rely on Small Business!

"OOPS I ACCIDENTALLY PULLED OUT YOUR IUD" -- the danger of the "provider conscience" rule

Reetha (Aretha Franklin) on Larry King.


So far SO GREAT, Obama! Keep making me sorry I doubted you!

Comcast exposed

Senate panel proposed $300 for seniors

Seattle shows little love for Lucy fossil exhibit.

Cable companies fined by FCC over switch to digital

If you were living in the 1840's do you think you would have been a democrat or a whig?

Arnold Schwarznegger in "The Wrath Of Grapes"

Change in TV to High Definition unless Congress stops it ---

Change in TV to High Definition unless Congress stops it ---

*PLEASE* sign the petition for a White House farmer and on-site organic farm

US Airways Flight 1549 Recovery Pictures (pic heavy)

Bakery Celebrates Obama With "Drunken Negro Head" Cookies.

Obama Tactics May Strain McConnell-Boehner Tie

Some weekend TOONS

Connecticut Democrats' LIEberman Letter: Apologize

Connecticut Democrats' LIEberman Letter: Apologize

Two people dead, seven hurt in Miami AK-47 shooting

Two people dead, seven hurt in Miami AK-47 shooting

Mr. Conyers, there is already a "commission" in place to investigate Bushco crimes:

"What Heather Connell Told Me" (& A Bomb Threat) Mark Crispin Miller Interviews Larisa Alexandrovna

US Code Title 18 Part I Chapter 118, 2441

Momentum Gathers for Truly Universal Health Care

Obama's CHANGE is lagging in Latin American issues.

I've been buying a lot of clothes at the thrift shop lately.

Obama Pick for OLC at Justice Means Bush War Crimes Are Likely to Be Appropriately Addressed

Florida drowning in jobless claims.

Jack in the Box is outsourcing drivethru order-takers overseas

Obama to Bush: I Can Release Your Records. Don't Like It? Sue

so now when the Pentagon kills people, it really IS in my name

so now when the Pentagon kills people, it really IS in my name

I love this site for 'white noise', static sound

NSA releases a photo, they need the public's help...

Admit it, you antagonize CreekDog because you like it when she yells at you

I am on Skype and the person I am talking to is whistling...

I just seen Forest Jump kill James Bond...

Someone posted this link the other day. I'm posting it again, because I'm so happy.

What role should Serious Cat have in the new Obama administration?

That Doogie Houser SNL orchestra skit from a few weeks ago.

Is "douchebag" a gender-specific term

Is anyone still awake here? pm me.,,

I feel guilty keeping my username.

Burning pain/tingling in arms ..

I had a major revelation today.

Wow--Facebook is really popular!

I want to destroy a thread

Somehow, this seemed appropriate for the Entire Lounge, enjoy

I'm board. Ask me anything

I'm bored. Ask me anything.

What does it mean when they find your first album...

waxing the hobbit

The Scorpions - (Ghost) Riders in the sky (1961)

I hate that dog thats on the search window in windows explorer

Kelly Osbourne arrested / checks into rehab

We kicked Comcast to the curb!

Anyone else posting nekkid??

how much $$$ do you give baby at their christening, if it's parents you don;t like...

Vampire v Werewolf Who Wins in a Fight?

Ever since we got our kerosene heater

I only have one question for Billy Joel fans

Music for my Saturday morning, Beethovens Symphony #1

Check in!!


I want to create a thread


Sony A350 review (compared to Canon Digital Rebel EOS450D (aka the Rebel Xsi)

Fun with TurboTax

Did you know that there's a pill that can make men larger?

Am I carzy, or did Meryl Streep play the "low talker" on Seinfeld?

My to-be sig line: Is it OTT?

I did quite nicely at the resale shop today.

No lying allowed, what do you do with all the art your kids bring home from school?

I find most of the name changes to be ruinations of perfectly good names for mediocre new names

My kid sits around speaking Simlish out loud. To himself!

Brazilian Beauty Contestant Finalist Loses Hands And Feet

I'm On Facebook On My Phone

"SPORTS" Jose Conseco vs. Danny Bonaduce-celebrity boxing *Tonight*

I'm no clinician, but I think the official diagnosis for my governor is

All right, where is MO dammit? If I don't see MO by noon on Saturday I get

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 1/24/2009)

Pothole appreciation thread!!

Adventures in the Surreal Zone

I don't need anymore shoes, really.

WTF? After reading today's horoscope I don't know if I want Monday to get here!

Oops. It's now Saturday. Isn't it.

advice please re: a good camera

My printer won't let me install it

Hide the bongs and the interesting shoes, Mom's almost here!

I'm posting from The Fort Street Brewery in Lincoln Park, MI

I'm way into the Miss America pageant tonight. Here's why:

I just realized Iggy Pop's "Sister Midnight" is also Bowie's "Red Money"

So you think the "miracle" pilot was good?

Holy shit, you should so look at this freak I stumbled upon...

Washington Monument

Whose book would you buy: Ann Coulter's or Darth_Kitten's?

Edward James Olmos was offered the part of captain of the Enterprise ST:TNG

On the other hand, at least now I know what a glioblastoma is

FYI - It's not called "fist bumping" any more

The Farting Preacher - it Rick Warren!!

Mystery thuds--halp!

Cartoon Anakin Skywalker from Clone Wars is way cooler than movie Anakin

Okay all you DUers who are on Facebook and are not yet my friend

Enjoy the crazy while it lasts. (unprecedented snark potential!)

Star Trek

Another Saturday Night

So a man I've never met before slipped me some tongue today...

I'm scared to go outside in case Tito is there!

America's Greatest First Family

America's Greatest Dummy

Dynamite Possible Role for Brad Pitt.....I just watched Benjamin

Greatest [Facetious] Movie Review Pull Quote EVAH!

I dreamt that I told Jon Bon Jovi that Led Zeppelin was much better band than his ever was

Looking for trash, workers find $100,000

I hab a code.

Not again!

These pretzels are making me thirsty.

Woman lives with 5,000 scorpions for 33 days

Eddie Izzard - the reason we have mass-murdering f@#k$

So, peanut butter in jars is okay, right? Or is it?

Electric shavers v. disposable razors

Presidential Pogonotrophy Puzzle

Goat detained over armed robbery

Facebook Dudeists: Check this out...

English Tourist gets attacked by a Kangaroo

24 Hours of Daytona *night time racing* a Speed channel now

Any Other Dane Cook Fans?

So that guy I have been dreaming about....

So that woman I have been dreaming about....

Cat pee/puke question

Jeepers Creepers, I turn my back for a week or two and everybody has a new screenname!

Gainsbourg, The initials BB



So, what's your definition of bored out of your mind?

Jazzanova - L.O.V.E and You and I

Dirt Off Your Android

Mark Murphy - Sly

anyone ever order prescriptions online?

Bettye Lavette - Let Me Down Easy

America The Beautiful - what's your favorite place?


"Social idiot."

No Surprises

Has anyone else been battling an upper respiratory thing for over a month?

name these swedes...

Has anyone here ever lived in Ottawa?


Get your Obama action figures!

Walking In The Rain

to all you guitar folk I need an answer

Why can't anyone write an interesting history textbook? (rant)

Standing In The Shadows Of Love /Barry White

This is just so sad

Radiohead - Climbing Up The Walls (Zero 7 Mix)

Minnesota Public Radio killed their Saturday evening jazz program, The Jazz Image...

Just spent an hour, looking for a phone number..did you ever lose a slip of paper with a phone # ?

We spent today watching the video tapes I made from Tuesday, I taped a lot.

Marvin Gaye - Time to get it together

Radiohead - All I Need

Get your hands out of your pockets!

What is your favorite porn movie?

Can you re-freep ice?

Can you re-freeze ice?

Someone very very special told me I was better lookin' than that guy.

Pink World

The Shamwow guy in a new commercial!! NOOO!!!!

What song are you listening to right now?

We've seen pics of the ceremony. Let's see what you were doing on The Day!

Saturday night PET pic thread

I need a street name.

Best Homer Simpson alias to use as a DU username?

THE FUNK BROTHERS - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted

Saturday night kitten...

Happy 65th Birthday Klaus Nomi!

My two-year-old Apple has started running very slowly.

A dating site for farmers!

The thing I like best about Foghorn Leghorn

One tequila, two tequila...

Who's gettin' drunk tonight?

Slumdog Millionaire -- discussion (might have spoilers)

Post your favorite quotes

Post your favorite quotes

Okay. I was avoiding it like the plague, But, "Juno" was great!

There is a movie on Life right now about a young gay teen who committed suicide.

What's your credit score? I'll tell you if you tell me. :-)

How do they get 45 minutes of commercials in every episode of The Daily Show?

Should I move to New York?

I am the greatest ThreadKiller ever.

You can leave your hat on

What food do you sneak into the movie theater?

Why do people say "sick as a dog?"

LCD TV getting a darker picture- Do I need a new bulb?

I just iChatted with my daughter who's in Senegal!

What silly things have you uttered lately?

Ten questions for a Saturday night.

Oh, the irony! An R named Boner objecting to contraception as part of the stimulus plan.

BSG - Battlestar Galactica - Jan 23 episode - spoilers

Who Was The First DU Member? What Was The First Ever Post?

Should I buy a new TV?

i got into college

Anybody watching "Elephant Walk" on TCM?

Can you refreeze meat?

The Guava Jelly, one time only,semi-occasional Poetry thread break

My mother's cancer treatments are over. To those of you who care for us when we're sick

Have I ever told you how much I like Collard Greens?

Favorite Orson Welles movie that is not Citizen Kane?

Got Another Rejection Letter Today!!!

Favorite Jimmy Stewart movie?

I haven't seen u4ic lately. I miss reading her posts.

Favorite beer?

More inappropriate DU usernames you won't be allowed to select

Good vibe thread for Joan_Alpern.

How does one go about improving their social skills?

kitten picture of the day for saturday January 24

More from our famous Liberal Media

Has It Really Just Been Hippies vs. The Establishment?

Anybody else get into a video game that is ass-kickingly hard but couldn't stop playing it?

"President's Therapist" Ad on DU

The assumption that all women want to have children really bothers me.

I think my dog is trying to kill me.


How was it on the Mall! Were there giant TV screens

More Blago news: His chief defense lawyer has quit

Barack Obama: Inaugural Edition DVD

Controversial CBO Report On Stimulus Turns Out Not To Exist

Finally got around to watching CSPAN inauguration coverage

Why Afghanistan is Obama's Toughest Foreign Challenge

Nasty, bitter right-wing LTTE: Obama deserves mockery too, not just bush

Cross-border Attacks on Pakistan Counter-Productive:Pakistan to the UK

Text of President Obama's First Weekly Address:

Mr. Obama's decision to keep his blacberry should have been left to John McCain..

I am so FUCKING glad my words here are not going into a gigantic filter that someone will use

Is it just me, or....

Your weekly address ..... from the library.

Of all the photos regarding our new President, this one says it all

Musharraf Admits to Al-Qaeda "Sanctuaries" in Pakistan

Musharraf Admits to Al-Qaeda "Sanctuaries" in Pakistan

Wingnuts on Parade...

Its the end of Obama's first (partial) week, tell me again why he is not a progressive. . .

Obama's favorite suit-maker files for bankruptcy

Anyone else think Senate and other non-presidential threads should be in GD, not GDP?

Major Freakout Over One Word in the Inaugural Address or "Obama A Heretic and SERIeS Threat"

Just got this funny email re the new Bush Library (my apologies if it's a dupe)

FFRF runs ad in Washington Post requesting Obama to stop Faith Based Initiatives

Obama’s First 100 Hours: A Clean Break From Bush»

Own your own pair of almost VP shoes, don't ya know!

Time for a Jack Chick Pool!

Must Read from Robert Reich: American Has Embraced Lemon Socialism

Morphing Presidents

U.S. Joins Four Law of War Treaties

So, when can we expect federal (non-SCOTUS) judicial appointments?

Before you criticize Obama's Inauguration Committee, let's remember the fiascoes in 2001 and 2005

President Barack Obama

It's time to take a chill pill regarding Ms. Gillibrand.

BYE! (hadn't seen this pic until now)

BYE! (hadn't seen this pic until now)

Fox News claims that the "I won" comment was back at Eric Cantor

these reporters kill me

Write a haiku about this week

Expecting a Lot from Obama? Get in Line

Obama's suit-maker files for Bankruptcy

Larry King predicts a lesbian president is in his future

Paterson Dooms Himself to Lose Vs. Andrew Cuomo

You know who I DIDN'T see at the Inauguration??

Freeper Madness* Obama song calls for overthrow of private property.

So far Obama has kept 5 promises, compromised on 1, broke none, stalled on 1, & has 14 in the works

Obama Plans Fast Action to Tighten Financial Rules

Obama Impresses State Dept. Staff With His Indonesian (VIDEO)

A little humor for the weekend at Obama's expense:

A little humor for the weekend at Obama's expense:

There is a tendency to call some liberals "centrists"

Gallup: Obama starts with 68% approval and only 12% disapproval..

Cisco CTO Said To Be Among Obama Tech Chief Finalists

We are On concert on NOW WITH Rev Robinson

HBO-W is showing Bishop Robinson now.

"I am pleased to accept Life Membership in the National Rifle Association ..."

Two ways of looking at it...

The SCOTUS term ends in late June: who'll retire first?

Obama Plans Fast Action to Tighten Financial Rules

Do we have the most PEOPLE-FRIENDLY administration ever?

FYI: ABC News doing piece on Malia the Shutterbug! NOW!

Report from the Real World: Potomac Mills

AP Breaking RIGHT FUCKING NOW: Obama setting terrorist free. Code Brown Code Brown!

Here's a perfect example of Obama smart management

Obama unveils another website so we can track Gov't spending.

My Inauguration Watching Experience

DWT: Kirsten Gillibrand Choice Exposes How Weak And Unqualified David Paterson Is To Be Governor

"Bush's legal foes now Obama's legal team"

Drowning Our Sorrows, Lifting a Glass

More cool Obama pics

Tomorrow Morning, on Washington Journal-

Inaugural Gigapan!

Pets Love Our New President-"gentle break from seriousness"

All this Republican tough talk to Obama reminds me of how the Democrats tried to block Reagan

on bombing Pakistan: what does secular, democratic government have to gain from "War on Terror"?

President Bush and Obama are both justified striking alqaeda targets in Pakistan

Please make me stop having bad thoughts about our President....

This Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Naval Observatory (fmr. Cheney Residence) Returns from Google Map Obscurity

Today is the first saturday in 8 years

Inauguration Day Crowds in Washington, D.C. (download link too!)

Can A Small D Democratic Leader Be Successful Without Triangulating In A Pluralistic Society

Obama's Other Family-Planning Move

I Love Him More Every Day...

President Obama More Than Charisma

Stunning Inauguration photos

Some people look a little sour at the Inauguration

President Obama's week in review (is this what we signed up for?)

Kirsten Gillibrand is a star

Huffington Post: Kirsten Gillibrand "A Dynamic New Leader in the Senate"

Jill Biden

You know what I love?

Breaking: 6.1 earthquake in Alaska!

I want Obama to explain the US killing people in Pakistan

Russia Ready To Cooperate With U.S. On Afghanistan (This is huge)

"In just the past few days, we've had a big downward revision..."

"In just the past few days, we've had a big downward revision..."

President Obama Warns Repubs To Quit Listening To Rush Limbaugh

House Stimulus Bill (Full Text)

Top Chefs Pushing Obama To Change Country's Approach To Food

Rush Limbaugh Backpedals on Barack Obama

Superficial Alert for DUer Fashionistas- Let's talk!

This Land Is Your Land

Isn't this just an awesome photo?

My new favorite photo from Inauguration Day.

Open up Medicare to all

Saw a "Sarah 2012" bumper sticker today.......

Will "I Won" backfire on Obama?

Where is the Outrage Over Obama's Stikes on Pakistan?

Study Sees an Obama Effect as Lifting Black Test-Takers

History repeats itself

Rachel is right, Spending is better than tax cuts!

Repubs' bizarre tribute to Bush on the House floor

VolcanoJen's Blue-Ticket-To-Nowhere Inauguration Adventure - Now, With Photos!!!

Post-Inaguration Word Association Thread

On C-Span stream - replay of National Prayer Breakfast, KO, and Bush -> TX

FOUR DAYS into the Obama Administration and some of you are criticizing him for not moving fast

Americans overwhelmingly Support Israel, not Palestine

Chinese FM, Clinton Talk about Bilateral Relations

UN reopens schools in Gaza Strip

Obama to Decide Soon Whether to Add to Bailout

Somali capital bombing kills 16

Three Turkish officers arrested in coup probe

Governors Seek Concessions from Public Workers.

Security experts skeptical on Gitmo detainee report

Cambodian police use teargas to evict slum dwellers

Four children killed as freak storm lifts roof from Barcelona sports hall

Source: Gov. Paterson was underwhelmed with Caroline Kennedy from the start

Trashed $180K worth of Palin's clothes reportedly in garbage bags

Egyptian Negotiators Meeting with Hamas Delegation over Cease-Fire

Recession hits Silicon Valley as layoffs pile up

U.S. Joins Four Law of War Treaties

Phosphorus Wounds' Alarm Gazans

Two people dead, seven hurt in Miami AK-47 shooting

'Let's have Gazan Winograd - for Hamas'

75-year-old fugitive caught in Detroit-Windsor Tunnel

Feds supoena Blagojevich about contacts with Axelrod, Jarrett, now top Obama White House staffers

Wife killed for 'single' Facebook status

30 Northampton County inmates file MRSA suit

Iraq to Reopen Notorious Abu Ghraib Prison

Kay Yow, Basketball Coach, Dies at 66

Obama Plans Fast Action to Tighten Financial Rules

Four pathologists back death row inmate's innocence claim

Kay Yow , Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball Coach, Dies at 66 .

US peace envoy to meet Abbas on Wednesday

Guantanamo Case Files in Disarray

Controversial CBO Report On Stimulus Turns Out Not To Exist

Firms That Got Bailout Money Keep Lobbying

Colombia, Venezuela form $200m fund to boost trade

Chinese Detainees at U.S. Guantanamo Prison Appeal for Release

Official says Icelandic gov't could fall this wknd

Bird flu virus hits B.C. farms

Dispute over deadly US Afghan raid

Obama pitches his plan to reverse economic slide (radio address)

Waco Cult Leader's Mother Killed, Aunt Charged (Koresh)

Guantanamo Case Files in Disarray

Lawsuit over website links in spotlight

Tom Hanks Apologizes for Calling Mormon Supporters of Proposition 8 'Un-American'

Bank Employing GOP House Leader’s Wife Got Bailout Bucks

Mariana Bridi Dies: Miss World Finalist Succumbs After Amputations

An Honor Guard Comes Out for Obama’s Ban on Torture

Obama address sparks YouTube debate

Senate Nears Deal To Delay Digital TV

Vatican attacks US abortion move

To Combat Obama, Al-Qaeda Hurls Insults - Effort Hints at Group's Consternation

Texas Board Moves Closer to New Science Standards

Few laid-off workers keep health insurance, report says

California jobless rate soars

Colombia fires 10 soldiers linked to extra-judicial killings

Five Big Changes Coming to Air Travel in 2009

BBC crisis over refusal to broadcast Gaza appeal

Zsa Zsa Gabor lost millions due to Madoff: lawyer

Pope rehabilitates Holocaust denier

Did Bush Policies Create Terrorist?

Pelosi & Reid after Obama Meeting

Marc Maron's United States Sad Bastard Hope Plant Part One.

Chomsky: On Gaza, Obama similar to Bush

Love Is The New Hate

Talking Toilet Warns of NSA Spying

Obama To Republicans "I WON"

max keiser; 'the oracle' bbc world news, the global banking mess

FUEL Trailer

Redford: Protect Environment From Bush Profiteering

Machine Gun Fail

Naomi Klein vs. Alan Greenspan on Inequality

Wanda Sykes on the bailout

McConnell's EFCA Attack (Employee Free Choice Act)

Barack Obama = The End of White Guilt?

The Cafferty File: Is it a mistake for the GOP to oppose the stimulus plan?

Obama at the White House --lookin' for a place to smoke?

Kucinich on Fox: Save America's Homes

The Tarp Song by Bill Zucker I Want some tarp

BUSH: He Was A ‘Knowing Lion’ Who ‘Walked Among Us’

Great Inauguration Video from the world's first Vlogger

Barack and Michelle Obama Fisting?

2009 Inauguration of Barack Obama video

David Letterman, Tribute to Great Moments In Presidential Speeches

The Rachel Maddow Show: Rachel talks with Larry Wilkerson about national security and Gitmo

Daily Show: Credits for 8 years of Bush Administration

01/24/09: President Obama's Weekly Address

TYT: Hypocrisy in the Obama Administration?

The Rachel Maddow Show: Rachel talks with Rep. Pete Defazio about the stimulus plan

Young Turks: Bush Team Cries All the Way Home!

An so it begins... ICELAND Revolution beginning NOW! Part II US?

Fed. Public Defender Talks About Guantanamo Bay

Bob Herbert:More Than Charisma

Courting 44: How a .. group of retired military leaders made their issue Obama's top priority

Man Wrongfully Executed (Bahama Journal)

Settling Arctic feud

What Obama needs next: a brief guide to our home and native land (Montreal Gazette)

The secret of digital politics

TYT: Guess How Much A Bailed-Out CEO Spent On His Office?

Wall Street Beggars Being Choosey (Jim Hightower / Texas Observer)

AlterNet: Whistleblower Levels Shocking Allegations at Bush's Spying Programs

Stimulus Bashing And The Secret CBO Report

Obama Signs E-Man-Child-cipation Proclamation

I'm Not Weeping; It's an Allergy (Dick Cavett)

Unwarranted delay (Louisville Courier-Journal)

The party's over; it's time to get to work on change (Pottstown PA Mercury-Opinion)

Why 'not being Bush' will not be enough (Ian Bell / The Herald - UK)

Warmth by Inauguration window light

GOP Raises 'TV Land Fantasy' About Guantanamo Closing

U.S. Media Ignore Call for Criminal Investigation of Bush Torture (F.A.I.R.)

International Court of Justice Press Release No. 2009/4:

Obama Develops Carpal Tunnel from Reversing Bush's Policies

Biopharma's shares soar ...

Right Wing Whack Jobs on Parade

Punch Drunk For Jeebus

Obama Appoints Benjamin Button To Oversee Reversal of Bush/Cheney Policies


From Ice-cream to Cognac, Advertisers Try to Hijack the Magic of the Obama Brand

Can Europe rise to Obama's challenge?

Frank Rich: No Time For Poetry

What really is happening in Gaza

Obama's oratory won the day

"The Media's Role In The Financial Crisis"--- Dan Gilmore/TPM

McCain-- The Myth Is Back. Our msm remains WILLFULLY INSANE.

Trillion-Dollar Hideaway/Walking Trusts...(Where Wealthy Now Hide Money) "Mother Jones" Mag

The new battle in British politics is how to be most like Obama

Return the Fairness Doctrine...NOW!!

Army Re-emphasizes Combat Age Restrictions

Incentives For SF Warrant Officers Extended

Bragg troop dies from heart attack after run

GAO Says VA Still Underestimating Costs

SecNav Says Early Goodbye in D.C. Ceremony

NOAA Sets Rules for Navy Sonar Training

Study to Compare Exercise, ‘G-suit’

Wild Horses Join the Corps

New Lawmaker Vows to Help Troops

Lawmakers Ask Obama to Review Peralta Case

CMC: Iraq Withdrawal Well Underway

Sources: U.S. Searched Iranian Ship

Coast Guard Flag Officers Brief Napolitano

Tidewater Sailors Can’t Wear NWU — Yet

The South just isn't what it was (Tampa Bay Times)

Child poverty grows in Michigan

City kangaroos collared for science

An Interesting, Perfect Reason To Design a New Type of Nuclear Reactor.

NADA warns of 'irreparable' harm from state CO2 rules

Reuters: EPA objects to (South Dakota's approval of) coal plant, Sierra Club claims new day

IHT: U.S. to get European proposal on gas emissions

Freedom and the price of oil

(Newly-confirmed EPA administrator) Jackson reaffirms commitment to science

Continuing Activity at Chaiten Volcano

California port receives first hybrid-electric tugboat

What to do with wood scraps?

Tesla Admits Huge Losses on First Cars, Boosts "Option" Prices to Recoup

Steinway Installs World's Largest Solar (Heating &) Cooling System

American Solar Energy Society Green Jobs Report - contact your elected officials

3,146 earth scientists around the world overwhelmingly agree-

Partisan, Playful and Profane, Obama Aide Tries to Hold It In (Rahm Emanuel)

Gaza villages Wiped off the map

10-Day Vigil for Gaza in Rome, Italy - report and photos

Hamas and Egypt officials in Cairo to discuss Shalit

Obama redraws Middle East policy


Diplomats: U.S. Middle East envoy expected next week


A 1953 FEDERAL RESERVE SPEECH (the birth of free trade)

UK Jewish member of Parliament:: Israel acting like Nazis in Gaza

It's that time again! The Vampire Elite to gather in Davos for a blood fest!

Insider trade question

Wikileaks...Bank Fees: Banking on silence

CANCER ON A DIME: Mystery weapons allegedly used in Gaza developed at military bases in Va., Fla.

Thousands march in Paris to support Gaza

China Rejects Currency Manipulation Charge

As Gaza dust settles, questions of morality and justice arise

Analysis: Obama's Signals on Middle East Scrutinized by All Sides

Israelis admit missile use may have been illegal

Captive Nation: How Gaza became a Palestinian prison

Lifting the Lid-Some Madoff clients lay low to avoid lawsuits

California’s First Centennial Bank Shut by Regulator (Update1)

Italy's Milan sues four banks over derivatives

Bankruptcy as a Step to Solvency

Bankruptcy Modification and the Emperor's New Clothes

How common is it for multinational corporations to issue annual reports in a variety of languages?

Is there any such thing as a "Credit Card Workout"?

Who will finance Israel's heroism?

Israeli use of United States of America white phosphorus shell #M 825A1 in Gaza...

Middle East scholars offer suggestions for Obama's bid to improve relations with Muslim world

Gaza raids make Israel more ambitious

A Play About Shells for Gaza Children

Egyptian Negotiators Meeting with Hamas Delegation over Cease-Fire

Economy starting to hit closer to home...

Storm Of Student Protest Over Gaza Gathers Force

Gabrielle Rifkind: The man to sell peace to the Middle East

Guest View: Does `Never Again' apply to Gaza?

Waghorn: 'They kept us out of Gaza and Israeli officials spun the war'

Today in labor history Jan 24

Building solidarity at Stella D’oro

Huffington Post: GOP Blocks Obama's Labor Nominee, Pushes Big Lie on "Card Check"

Surge in layoffs leads to rush on jobless benefits (where she had worked for 29 years)

'Let's have Gazan Winograd - for Hamas'

Gaza In Ruins 'Who Has Won Here?'

ANALYSIS / The IDF model that failed in Lebanon succeeded in Gaza

LA Times: Fierce infighting at a pivotal time for SAG

Cambodia opposition seeks Obama's help in murder probe



ITV breaks with BBC in Gaza row

Obama's Job Plan: What We Can learn from the New Deal

AFGE congratulates new Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

Gazan Family Opens What's Left Of A Home

Did Obama Set-up Mitchell to Fail in the Middle East?

Dutch premier hears concerns of anti-Semitism

Flood of foreclosures: It's worse than you think

UN to reopen its schools in Gaza

How Israel Helped to Spawn Hamas

Iran Vows To Pay For Gaza Aid As Children Return To UN Schools

Israel’s Lies

US envoy worries settlers Settler leader says Mitchell's appointment 'disturbing'

Gaza Notebook: The Bullets in My In-Box

New evidence of Gaza child deaths

Honor killing? Young mother murdered

Long term soil devastation in Gaza due to use of white phosphorus and depleted uranium

Hamas agrees to allow Fatah forces to patrol Rafah crossing

Phosphorus Wounds' Alarm Gazans

Seventy pct of wounded Gazans amputees - QRCS

FYI for folks around here or visiting: you may want to attend

Hello friends! I found the latest news on the Prop H8 supporters (LINK CORRECTED) ...

Self deleted. Stupid and pointless.

A very touching reaction to Milk's nomination from the screenwriter

Our Shameful Past and People who've Died of AIDS Anonymously.

Amnesty Int'l: Houses in a shocking state

Marching for Hamas

Key elements of new Bolivian constitution, community justice?????

Cuba FM welcomes Obama order to close Guantanamo

Haitian Lawyer Lays Out Haiti Policy Agenda For Obama Team

Gloomy prognosis predicted for Haiti as misery deepens

Don't let Obama pull this RW crap.

President Chavez Begins Thrice Weekly Column -- Here's the first

Women's Combat Platoon in Cuba's Revolutionary War

Widespread anger in Egypt at Mubarak regime

Disgraced pastor (Haggard) faces more gay sex accusations

Israeli right set to win elections on back of Gaza war

A hate crime in my neighborhood. Lesbian attacked. Minneapolis.

Sam Adams and the Double Standard

Hmmm. Looks like U of Tenn is NIT bound this year.

NC State Women's Coach Kay Yow dies

My Anger Management courses are working, folks!

How long do you think the $4 prescriptions will be available?

Low Levels Of Vitamin D Link To Cognitive Problems In Older People

have a menopause question- hot flashes

Apple Juice Can Delay Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

So what is so common sense about an Assault Weapons ban?

Get a job, you bum!


While we're talking about contests... (A REMINDER)

i'm looking for a good camera

question about film

Speaking of Crystals............(major dial up warning)

Poll question: *** FEBRUARY CONTEST: THEME POLL ***

"The Emerging New Reality" - Karen Bishop - January 24, 2009

Our Universe may be a giant hologram- New Scientist

Water Falling Over Things 2009: Part II (Waterfall in the City)

just finished watching "Into the Wild"

In these times of fear, stress and regret, don't forget...

Three day ferment half whole wheat bread a happy accident!

Utah's Catholic bishop defends church against ACLU lawsuit

Rick Warren's Clout

Pope to lift excommunications of four 'Lefebvre' bishops

How I Got Past the Need for No-Knead

Florida Catholic Priests 'Stole Millions From Collection Plate'

Beef stock - what to do?

I'm making baguettes out of the Artisan Bread in 5 tonight

Is there anything that Sikhs and Jews have in common...

Vatican criticizes Obama

What did Caroline Kennedy actually *do* for the NYC school system?

How would your district weather a 22% budget cut?

To those who park their asses here...

Hutchison is off and running (sort of)

A sad report from Galveston and Chambers County

Does this look like a controlled demolition?

Filmmakers Log 01/26/09

Trying to set up a wireless network. Some questions.....

Computing jobs/certifications question

Change we can really believe in. Office of Legal Counsel.

Stuff we missed this month: Getting an Afghanistan plan

OpEd by Sen. Kerry in the Washington Times: Pakistan

Quess who has a brief appearance in Frost/Nixon?