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Archives: January 25, 2009

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

Activists Seek New ways to Get Food to 35 Million

Belgian man attacks nursery

The Content of Glenn Beck's Character

How would you punish this heartless bastard?

Mom accused of prostituting daughter, 5

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

If Blagojevich survives to run for reelection

Sunday News Shows

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

Health Care IS Infrastructure

Hard Economic Times = Healthier You or Less Healthy You?

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

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

Goat detained over armed robbery

Newsweek: Erasing Bush

So... I have a question...

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...

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 . . .

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

The next DTV Thread.

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?!?

Gov. Palin's Aides Charged with New Ethics Violations

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


Shed building frenzy - Locals scramble for free wood that's washed up on beach.

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

It's "tough" to shake off 8 years of this "bad-blood thinking.....

GOP Leaders reward Yesmanship

$1400 for a trashcan when your company is tanking.

$1400 for a trashcan when your company is tanking.

Japanese toy company unveil dangerous Obama action-figure

Afghan president: US forces killed 16 civilians

Kindergarten class, 2014

Google failure or miserable failure.

Bloomberg: Economy in U.S. Probably Contracted Most Since 1982 as Spending Collapsed

Good news - thehouse loan contract is currently being written

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

Sunday Morning Bobbleheads

Image - A Drop of Sea Water

Independent UK: Britain is facing return of three-day week

Ooops! Dupe, pls. delete. nt

Paging Minnesotans and others in the know: How the hell long is the

Why would spilled milk need a hazardous materials team?

msnbc and the pentagon REALLY want gitmo to remain open

GOP congressman Cantor's wife's bank did well in the bailout

General John Batiste: An Army General's Letter to Obama

Miss Indiana Crowned Miss America.

Mariana Bridi da Costa, Brazilian model whose hands, feet were amputated, dies

Do you realized that by this time in his Presidency Bush would have used up 2 vacation days?

Georgia Republicans (fill in insult here) against stimulus bill

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

Wall Street’s Sick Psychology of Entitlement

Moving in at Dick Cheney's new house.

Pilot gets a hero's welcome on return home to CA

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


Time/Newsweek put the President (then, to-be) on 24 covers in '08

Obama slideshowS

Gay Narratives in Graphic Form

The more things change . . .

Letter to Bureau of Prisons from Peltier's Lawyer

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

Pope gesture to traditionalists outrages Jews

MarketWatch: Buried in the economic avalanche

George Will calls Gearge W. Bush "the inarticulate son of a famous father" on This Week

Dear Mr. President:

We should put the past behind us

Hey Boehner your plan doesn't matter

How much of our National Guard is currently serving overseas? (re: arsons in my town)

Blagojevich in NBC interview compares himself to Gandhi, King and Mandela

And what happens in 8 years when Obama leaves office...

Blagojevich Compares Himself To Mandela, King, Ghandi

More than a 250,000 Floridians lost their jobs in December

Afghan president: U.S. forces killed 16 civilians

Afghan president: U.S. forces killed 16 civilians

Does Boehner's Package Produce Sufficient Stimulus?

The South just isn’t what it was - St Petersburg Times

The Sicko Bushit pis collection <-- add here


Saw my Congress critter tonight & spoke briefly with him....

I get to meet our wonderful classy Gov this week. 4 of my students get to be pages

In rural Alaska, villagers suffer in near silence (crisis his Mainstream news!)

Joe Biden is smart

Joe Biden is smart

Joe Biden is smart

The Real Battle Line

GOP Congressman Cantor's Wife's Bank Did Well in the Bailout

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

Jim Robinson's insane fuckwits continue to be.....

Joe is watching his own mouth with a smile.

BORK on CSPAN sez he was "begged" to stay at DOJ to fire Archibald COX

Colbert King criticizes Bill Clinton...for holding the Bible at Hillary's swearing in.

YouTube of the Day: Diane Sawyer does inauguration broadcasts still drunk

FReepers are furious at Tom Hanks and still love Sarah! More from FR

I think we can expect abortion, as an issue, to come roaring back

Fight building over judges redoing mortgages

Wal-Mart Worker Accused Of Rolling Back Prices

This Week roundtable was essentially Paul Krugman making everybody else seem stupid

For those concerned about their antennas and the digital switch here is a great site:


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

ACLU: "Confessions, Obtained Under Torture (Crucial Evidence-Tossed Into A Locker & Forgotten)

War Crimes Prosecution Watch reports the United States

War Crimes Prosecution Watch reports the United States

Ugly basketball foul

No case files for Administration to review re: gitmo detainees... Un*********believable

Coleman reaches out to Franken on absentee ballots

How's THIS for coincidence?

Big Media, Jobs, Health Care, Education,

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

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

a recent GD thread revealing that Saudi women felt like it was the

The Pentagon Report on the released Gitmo Prisoners is just too convenient

Were you opposed to Impeachment/Investigations and NOW are calling for prosecution of Bushco?

Rock the violin .... a young violinist discovers hip - hop

The Inauguration and New Orleans

Here's what delights me most about DU

Economic Stimulus Appropriations Committee Discussion on CSPAN Now - 1/25

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

Independent UK: Barack Obama: The audacity of toast – my first breakfast at the White House

in a recession, it takes a lot of ingenuity to make some extra money . . .

Deleted by CC

a Scottish Garden I would really like to see - not what you'd expect

A request for information on the Cheney energy meetings needs to be

A message to Concerned Canadians

Y'know, it's occurred to me since I changed my username . . .

Where can I find all of the pictures of Obama and family...

If you like the Constitution, hate Prop 8

ROTFLMAO: Dallas paper: Chimp to "add a valuable intellectual dimension to SMU and Dallas"

Sen. Ted Kennedy,(hypocrite), wind farm off Martha's Vineyard

VP Biden: Expect More US Casualties In Afghanistan

(Look what I just found) Mountain Lion Orphan Rescue (cute cubs on video)

Federal law says you may order a FREE credit report from each agency once a year.

Scottsbluff officer kills mountain lion & Hunting for deer, boys find lion (Ne)

Haven't seen much of the "It's their money they can do what they want to with it" crowd lately.

The ailing economy is making people sicker

Just what is the EFCA?? (Employee Free Choice Act)

Local NAACP asks for ban on Tasers

RIP, Martin Delaney, HIV patient advocate, dies (SF Chron)

Bob Woodward article in todays Washington Post offers some good

Judges: Mother Not Guilty Of Bathtub Drownings

Obama seeks space weapons ban - Lockheed Martin Corp, Boeing Co, Northrop Grumman getting sad

Shout out - are there any investment specialists on board?

Hey Freepers

"Prayers for Bobby" airs Sunday 8 PM EST for those who missed it Sat.

The smoking White House

New EU Ban on Used Medication Creates Difficulties for Charities

I hope Obama is Wiretapping Dick and George...

Are there groups that protect gun rights other than the NRA?

Pickles needs help with a title for her new book on her memoirs...

My town is the top story on (on TV, too)!

Banking Crisis: Bob Brinker was insightful today re: the "Bad Bank" concept.

Obama "test"...worrying developments

My belated inauguration pics from DC

Limbaugh against stimulus because its success could hurt GOP’s electoral chances

Economy in free fall in fourth quarter

Oops-Israeli PM in war crimes pledge

GM To Announce More Production Cuts On Monday

GM To Announce More Production Cuts On Monday

GM To Announce More Production Cuts On Monday

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

FYI, one of my mentors sits on the Board of Directors for a small bank in California.

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

Which near-failed-state must we prepare to invade now (for their own good of course)

Nothing to go back to, no place of their own

Sweet Jesus you HAVE to see Limbaugh's latest rant

Parent's sentenced in fire death of kids. Used utility money to buy crack.

gregory....'john mccain would have closed guantanamo too'

Flood of Foreclosures: It's Worse Than You Think

Australian family caged, detained, starved and deported by US customs

Emptywheel to Senator Whitehouse: We Only Have 7 Weeks to Indict Bush

Divorce Gets Harder as Recession Ends Jobs, Cuts Values of Homes, Artworks

rethuglicons plan to obstruct stimulus package....unless they get their way

Freeper quandary: Who to hate more; Obama or Al-Qaeda

World's highest drug levels entering India stream

Mitch McConnell wants to "reform" Social Security.....

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?


I've got this itching feeling that Blagojevich might become an hero on /The View/.

Republican Pushes Alcatraz As The New Guantanamo

Bahahaha "free TV" going away eh?

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

Wolves needed to restore an ecosystem.

A billion frogs on world's plates

The problems with just giving each of us a check

(Branch Davidian) David Koresh's Mother Fatally Stabbed

Here's a media question for you...

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

Secretary of Peace U.S. Department of Peace & Nonviolence 1 of Top 10 Ideas on

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

Harley Davidson

Carryback of operating losses

There is a court located in the Hague

GOP-controlled media finally notices what's happening up in Alaska

Reetha (Aretha Franklin) on Larry King.

Closing of DHL profiled on 60 Minutes tonight

Made in the USA

Question about some of the religious nut jobs such as found on

George McGovern To Obama: "How About A FIVE-YEAR TIME-OUT On War?"

There Are No Files

Economic Setbacks That Define the Bush Years (chart)

Comcast exposed

Boehner has been on for two minutes and already he needs a shovel

Is Boehner the new Newt?

Clearing up some misconceptions about Nursing and the Nursing shortage

Seattle shows little love for Lucy fossil exhibit.

Feb 12, 2009 is whose 200th birthday?

Heart-wrenching "Prayers for Bobby" re-airs tonight 8pm EST

MarketWatch: Grim Domestic Product

Buddy Holly: The tour from hell

Cable companies fined by FCC over switch to digital

Guardian: President orders air strikes on villages in tribal area

Innocent Gitmo grads find "home" in Albania - report from DW-TV

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

Presidents of Pakistan and Afghanistan protest U.S. drone killings of civilians

Dumb question here: Do TARP recipients have to actually pay that money back?

Fundies: The AARP is pushing porn

Arrest in that case of homeless man burned to death in Oct 2008

Why Did Dr Phil Have Ann Coulter On Last Week

Why are they afraid of investigations if they have nothing to hide??

Is it time to consider a four-day work week?

New York Times Magazine Spotlights Female Orgasms This Sunday

Unreturned library book leads to woman's arrest

Why not an asset tax?

GLOBALL MORAN AWARDS - January 25, 2009

Eisenhower building near White House evacuated


Deliver pizzas, wife tells laid-off hubby

"I felt bad when George Bush was booed"

Arnold Schwarznegger in "The Wrath Of Grapes"

Promoter Dies in Monster Truck Accident

No Smoking

HAPPY NEW YEAR! To all our Asian and Asian American DUers, Happy Year of the Ox

Presidential Smokers.

david gregory, when you ask your guest a question, allow them to answer.

Lean on me, Mr President: White House releases intimate pictures of Obama's big day

US Airways Flight 1549 Recovery Pictures (pic heavy)

Dem whip challenges GOP to invite Obama to retreat

Florida legislators cut spending by 8 billion in two years, 4 billion coming in March.

I'm sure others have noticed that ad for "The President's Therapist." What are your

McCain won't vote for stimulus

Thank you.

Palin's aides charged in new allegations.--- the daytime drama continues

GITMO - "There Are NO Files"

Go Aboard 'Air Force One' with President Obama! Sunday January 25 @ 8p EST


Heads Up, Douglas Feith is getting airtime on NPR. This is more galling than Kristol

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

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

MarketWatch: Goodbye, McMansions

What do you think federal income tax rates should be?

So our district manager came in for a meeting with us on Friday

Obama won. Apparently the Democratic majority in Congress didn't

Welcome Home, George and Laura!

Patents, politics, "religion," and the medical research industry.

I'm ashamed I just found out where Trafalgar is. Did youknow? NO FAIR GOOGLING!!!

I know this guy, please consider leaving some kind feedback (esp. teachers)

Has anyone else noticed that

douglas feith is coming up on CNN....who is this guy representing? thugs or pentagon?

Good news from

Bastards! Jarred spaghetti sauce is now 24 oz instead of 26 oz! No price reduction of course

Momentum Gathers for Truly Universal Health Care

Dangerous Executive Orders

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

Jack in the Box is outsourcing drivethru order-takers overseas

Did NY Gov's Office Leak LIES About Caroline Kennedy?

Kennedy and Vietnam

William Thomas Dies After 27 Years in Front of the White House


Western Alaska makes the LA TIMES. Sarah's not going to like this.

To save his soul I tortured and killed my son

America's Greatest First Family

America's Greatest Dummy

Greatest [Facetious] Movie Review Pull Quote EVAH!

Not again!

These pretzels are making me thirsty.

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 woman I have been dreaming about....

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

name these swedes...

Has anyone here ever lived in Ottawa?


Get your Obama action figures!

Walking In The Rain

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...

AHA! I Knew Big Pharma was Blocking Possible Cures for Diabetes

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

I like to bite...

What is your favorite corn movie?

facebook has captured me

In a tacky way i think this video is appropriate.

What song are you listening to right now?


You, me and a bottle of Crown Royal... Who are you?

Saturday night PET pic thread

I need a street name.

THE FUNK BROTHERS - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted

Saturday night kitten...

I made meatloaf tonight

Ok, so I started watching BSG....

Was murder of astronomer Tycho Brahe inspiration for Hamlet?

The thing I like best about Foghorn Leghorn

You know who's great? Buck Owens.

One tequila, two tequila...

Who's gettin' drunk tonight?

I've got sunshine on a cloudy day

Air Force One is on!


lost ....

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

Love is like an itching in my heart

Nothing but heartaches

Cooler 80's video villan?

just clowning around....

PSA: don't drink hella beeyah as you listen to Dr. J. Vernon McGee


Just watched 'The Wrestler'

Stoned Love

Snow in the UAE!

Reach out for me!

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

When Is Enough, Well, Enough?

Should I move to New York?

DUzy's or Sunday LOLCats?

I am the greatest ThreadKiller ever.

Going to a go-go

For My Birthday.... The Prisoner

Basic physics dictate that friction generates heat

You can leave your hat on

There's a pretty funny story downthread a ways.

Why do people say "sick as a dog?"

Anyone else NOT watching the Bowl?

Olbermann is on C-Span right now.

What does National Geographic say is the most desirable place to visit in the U.S.?

I ate something at my computer last night, and I must have dropped a piece, because I smell it...

Need IMMEDIATE help, vibes, good wishes, etc.

Need IMMEDIATE help, vibes, good wishes, etc.

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

Puppies thread

What is your favorite breakfastt?

This is your typical Sunday Afternoon Lounge Thread

I just took my Christmas tree down. Ask me anything!

What silly things have you uttered lately?

Need some Vista help please....

Deep13's surgery went well today

I must have been living under a rock

One more university question.

I am NOT an idiot but figuring out the instructions on some of these

One of the Bush daughters don't look like him

***** The Official "Why I Did Not Change MY DU Name" Thread *****

Ten questions for a Saturday night.

Any former or current sheep dockers here?

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

I am working on a powerpoint presentation on Chusingura

*****The Official I Still Have Time to Change My Name Thread*****


My years-old Apple II has started running very slowly.

How many other DUers are feeling ill this week?

Is it ok to re-freeze puppies?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 1/25/2009)

Should I buy a new TV?

Crispini reviews "Untraceable" (on DVD) - spoilers

It is so cold that I feel like an insignificant frozen hair on the ass of progress.

Anyone heard from RevActs?

My Grandmother's buscuits

I have a dog problem.

My years-old Abacus II has started running very slowly.

i got into college

Yay for Cobra Motorcycles!!

Do you ever feel like you've accidentally stumbled into a drama? And just want to STFU?

First Blood starting on AMC in a few minutes! The Stallone marathon continues!

Its Make Or Break Week Wish Me Luck

Bi-Baby doesn't believe me that in the "Rocky" movie series he fights a bear

Just read a post about Collards - how about grits?

FaceBook etiquette?

Attention: Haole Girl

What's for dinner?

My daughter in law is in labor

How cold is it where you live?

What's your favorite porn music?

Is it acceptable to call in sick 7 minutes before your shift starts? When is an acceptable time?

Where do you go for inspiration when you are out of it?

They're so cute when they're asleep.

So, I was at a local club for Mod night... I forgot how awesome it was

Best song in Mary Poppins

kitten picture of the day for Sunday January 25

Think 'After M*A*S*H*' was bad?

Ben Stiller pitches a movie idea to Peter Jackson-you've gotta see this!

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

I am having an identity crisis. Which do you prefer?

Favorite Orson Welles movie that is not Citizen Kane?

Got Another Rejection Letter Today!!!

Your Sunday LOLcats. (dial-up warning)

The casual reader might have missed this bit of family history: The Blizzard of 1888

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/25/09

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

Sometimes I wished I still smoked

Why do I go into GD?

HELP!!!!! I need to find the first 4 episodes of season 3 of 30 Rock


Favorite beer?

My newest poem...Untitled...

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

Here she is Miss America-Kathie Stam of Indiana

Post your idea for the next SciFi TV movie

I had Calamari for the first time yesterday, finally

kitten picture of the day for saturday January 24

Should I change my user name to Killface?

More from our famous Liberal Media

What do you think is the likelihood that God exists?

your username is your brand identity

Who are your rooting for in the Super Bowl?

Back from Florida. A few pictures here. What's your fave?

I wanna see Vince and John Basedow in...

I think my dog is trying to kill me.

You're on your bed, you look up and notice THIS in the corner of you room.

***** The Official "Why I Changed MY DU Name" Thread *****

Cisco CTO Said To Be Among Obama Tech Chief Finalists

HBO-W is showing Bishop Robinson now.

Obama Plans Fast Action to Tighten Financial Rules

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

My Inauguration Watching Experience

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

This Tuesday, January 27, 2009

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

Just saw Obama on CNN again talking about how his father may not have been served in a restaurant

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

Poll shows high early approval rating for Obama

Obama's first days: Dramatic actions with a lawyer's caution

I Love Him More Every Day...

Is there a thread with a collection of all the wonderful photos from the last week or so?

2010...what are the odds that Republicans regain control one r both of the two chambers of congress?

Obama aide won't rule out more money for bailouts(Summers)

Pres. Barack Obama's Official Photo

Some people look a little sour at the Inauguration

NY Times: Emanuel is arguably the second most powerful man in the country

HEADS UP: Biden on CBS - Face the Nation.

After 3 days - Obama Starts With 68% Job Approval

SO>>>which Justice retires first? Who would make a great candidate

What Is the Objective in Afghanistan?

Say goodbye to Blago, hello to Governor Quinn

Videos of Biden on Face the Nation

Graph why the Press is frustrated with Obama- Humor

Okay - Time to get to work. First order of business, contact Obama about the stimulus bill

How would you rate the performance of White House press secretary Robert Gibbs?

When it comes to killing "terrorists", is there an acceptable ratio of innocents vs terrorists?

Why isn't Obama bringing up nationalization of the banks?

You know what I love?

For Coming-Out Party, Gillibrand Stops in Harlem and Queens

My favorite photo (from TIME)

Move over Mandela, MLK, Gandhi - Blago thinks he is in the same company as you

GOPers where we were 8 years ago

This President is a chess player in a checkers world.

Ousted from the in-laws

Bush Legacy Tour suspends events

I know the Iraqi people want U.S. troops out. How do the Afghani people feel?

Hmm... Anybody Know Who THIS Was Directed At, LOL !!!

Hmm... Anybody Know Who THIS Was Directed At, LOL !!!

SoS Hillary Clinton, Off to a Running Start with Foreign Leaders and USAID

I was a bad boy this afternoon

Did Caroline ever really WANT the Senate seat?

Do you think Blago could win his impeachment case?

Will Obama change Bush's media ban of photos of soldier's caskets returning to the Air Force bases?

Blago isn't going anywhere

Biden (on Afghanistan): We've Inherited A Real Mess

I'm watching the inauguration coverage that I missed while in DC

I am watching a rerun of MTP

Meet Obama's bodyman: The White House 'Chief of Stuff' who caters to the President's every whim

Nancy Pffuffenhuffer was just on MSNBC

The End Of A Dynasty. Or Two.

Rangel's School Tax Credit Bonds In Stimulus

Fearing Another Quagmire in Afghanistan

This Land Is Your Land

A grocery store tale ( no vandalism involved :) )

Biden: I Am Not "Deputy President"

The Great POTUS Ox in the Year of the Ox

Go Aboard 'Air Force One' with President Obama! Sunday January 25 @ 8p EST

Obama said numerous times that he wants to expand the war in Afghanistan

The next time a wingnut tells you that more people watched Reagan's inauguration ...

Open up Medicare to all

INCREDIBLE Inauguration videos from The Washington Post

2008 Election Interesting Factoids FYI!

President Obama's First Big Move: Making People Care

My three favorite pictures from last week (maybe of all time . . .)

Maureen Dowd: "Which Governor is Wackiest?" - Remarks on Gillibrand

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

FReeper seems to advocate mob violence against Obama

Guess whose turn it is to spew BS about Obama? Hannity? Rush? Not quite.

Additional troops in Afghanistan should be about shifting strategy, not expanding war

Freepers & now newspapers spreading accusations President Obama "snubbed" Salute to Heroes Ball

Freepers & now newspapers spreading accusations President Obama "snubbed" Salute to Heroes Ball

Will "I Won" backfire on Obama?

Should the Democrats cut the Republicans loose?

Study Sees an Obama Effect as Lifting Black Test-Takers

History repeats itself

Rachel is right, Spending is better than tax cuts!

Where will Richard Holbrooke take us in Afghanistan?

Michigan people?

Gregory - "If Democrats would have been faced with 9/11 would they have done anything different?"

Obama's Inaugural Speech gets better every time...

I was moved to paint another watercolor

OFFER: Obama Data DVD - Inauguration Edition

What a difference eight years make . . .

Sen. Feingold to Introduce Constitutional Amendment on Senate Vacancies

Limbaugh says he's against stimulus because its success could hurt GOP’s electoral chances.

Pastor/radio host says Obama is "worthy of death"

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

Oh &%^$%#$@.... Larry Summers just said it right up front.

Haha! I'm about to pwn you in my speech

Kerry: Torture weakened America's national security

Obama faced down Gates, Mullen and Petraeus on Iraq pullout

Gillibrand Meets With Clinton

Wow, I think I just heard our future first woman President giving a great interview

Now Comes Lilly Ledbetter: Obama pledges to sign the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

The Taliban are Nazis and the women of Afghanistan are the concentration camp victims

Obama trading cards? Stop it!!!!!!!

A few reminders for those upset about Obama striking within Pakistan

Kirsten Gillibrand will get beat badly in the Senate primary when she actually has to run!

Kennedy Family "Furious" with Paterson

Egyptian Negotiators Meeting with Hamas Delegation over Cease-Fire

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

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

Italy: Detainees stage protest

Guantanamo Case Files in Disarray

Colombia, Venezuela form $200m fund to boost trade

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

Hamas opens makeshift offices, Gaza talks to begin

Sri Lanka says it captured last rebel stronghold

A billion frogs on world's plates

Israeli official: Obama envoy coming to Mideast

Former rebels win Salvador poll (former CNN journalist)

Unreturned library book leads to woman's arrest

Israeli War Against Hamas Scars Gaza's Children

Israel prepares legal defense of soldiers

U.S. to offer Talansky partial immunity over testimony given in Israel

World leaders to converge at Davos to discuss financial crisis

Ill. gov: Heroes from history offer perspective

2 shot dead, 7 hurt at Wichita wake

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

Guantanamo Case Files in Disarray

Bolivia constitution approved, quick count shows

Obama address sparks YouTube debate

Ford CEO: 'No More Money' Needed

International court starts first war crimes trial

Vatican attacks US abortion move

Video shows a police punch before BART shooting

Mercy dash family denied entry to US

Lobbyists skirt Obama's earmark ban

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

Berlin's Tegel airport littered with unexploded WWII bombs

Blagojevich Lawyer Calls It Quits

Iceland business minister resigns (banks and market collapsed)

Bolivians vote on Indian rights

Five Big Changes Coming to Air Travel in 2009

BBC crisis over refusal to broadcast Gaza appeal

Feds raid Lake Tahoe marijuana dispensary

Fight building over judges redoing mortgages (Banks are spending big, lobbying against it)

Issue of terrorists' rights to test Obama's pledge

Radio Spreads Taliban’s Terror in Pakistani Region

Zsa Zsa Gabor lost millions due to Madoff: lawyer

Wanda Sykes on the bailout

Police brutality at london pro palestine protest in london. 24/01/09

Sarah Silverman's Farewell to Bush

max keiser, political and financial holocaust in Gaza and Wall Street

George Galloway MP | Protest For Gaza, Against BBC Charity Broadcast refusal

Playing For Change: Song Around the World

The Venus Project

Throwing shoes at Bush 1-19-09

Greece Riots non stop

Inauguration Of Barack Obama -'s "A New Day"

Barack and Michelle Obama Fisting?

Diane Sawyer drunk

Jean Athey: National Guard Shouldn't be Used as "Backdoor Draft"

Early Rush Limbaugh interview - how he does his talk show

David Letterman, Tribute to Great Moments In Presidential Speeches

TheRealNews: Civil libertarians praise Obama's Moves

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

McCain says he will vote against the stimulus package

Daily Show: Credits for 8 years of Bush Administration

50 Sperm Whales, Mothers and Calves beach and die Tasmania

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

Dear Sasha & Malia : From Jenna & Barbara

Anderson Cooper Drunk?

Bush's Letter to Obama

The Bush Legacy Project

Young Turks: Jessica Alba Calls Bill O'Reilly an A-hole!!

(Diane) Sawyer Hangover?

Iceland protest january 24 2009 Reykjavik

Fear and Imbalanced

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

TYT: Cenk Reacts To Limbaugh's Non-Sensical Race-Obsessed Remarks

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

Can Europe rise to Obama's challenge?

In the crucible of history (Trinidad & Tobago Express)

New regime has to deal with past abuses (Schnapper / Seattle PI)

Sri Lanka: Genocide of the Tamil minority

Venezuela: Constitutional reform campaign heats up

My run-in with Dick Cheney, rising star (Syracuse Post-Standard)

Protesters in Iceland want government to step down

Too broke to buy a ticket home, Valley's immigrant day laborers just hang on (LA Daily News)

Lethal Injection in Texas: A Three-fer Week Scheduled (Axis of Logic)

The Four Horsemen of 2009

This Land IS My Land

More here, fewer there: US considers whaling trade-off with Japan

Tony Karon: Tearing Up Washington's Middle East Playbook

Jamison Foser: Media menu: Scrutiny, with a side order of sound judgment

Frank Rich: No Time For Poetry

Lying Continues at Ted Haggard’s Former New Life Church

Bolivia Votes Sunday on a New Constitution that Affirms Indigenous Rights

Long Shadows

Obama 'whitewash' can't repay prison horror: ex-inmate

Obama airstrikes kill 22 in Pakistan

Jim Hightower: Bush-speak was a real hoot

Obama's oratory won the day

The national hero dividing Germans (re: film "Valkyrie" on Stauffenberg)

NY Times: The Talented Mr. Madoff

New lingua franca upsets French (BBC)

Editorial: Resisters of a 'dumb' war (Ottawa Star)

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

Assclowns of the Week, er, Year #75

Nicholas D. Kristof: Bill Gates really does something

Charles Darwin's theory of evolution was driven by passion to end slavery

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

Independent UK: Obama: A breathtaking beginning

Guantanamo Bay: We reunite a prisoner and a guard ... (Mirror - UK)

Greece: The revolt continues

Resurrecting the ruins of Aqar Quf

Midwives in the military offer extra level of care

Feeding Afghan children a formula for peace

Nothing to go back to, no place of their own

New program expedites benefits for the wounded

Army rebuts reports on 'negligent homicide'

Making the distinction between friend and foe in Diyala province is tough

DFAS fire causes ‘minimal disruptions’

Romania honors soldiers from 1-4 Infantry

Italy-based unit returns from downrange mission

Commandant Wants His Troops Out of Iraq

Dead Soldier was Punched, Choked

Airman Accused of Sex With Underage Girl

NOAA Sets Rules for Navy Sonar Training

AF Spending $1B on Surveillance Planes

SASC May Look Into Recruiter Suicides

Researcher Develops Satellite Technology

Vets Share Millions in VA Insurance Dividends

America's Army 3 Game to Be Released

AF Searching for Air Force One Replacement

Largest Deployment of F-22s Under Way

Widow’s residency battle hits little snag

New Army Site Enhances Video, Changes Layout

Maine Guard Contingent Gets Big Sendoff

Minn. WWII Vet’s Dog Tags Find Way Home

Maine Contractor to Admit He Bilked the Army

Disney Discount Program Available to (military) Families

Ex-sailor Gets Silver Star for Iraq Actions

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Clear and Present Danger

Lawsuit: Defective Helo Caused 2007 Crash

Sailors Now Can Check Personnel Records Online

UAV Sensor Operators May Get Own AFSC


Continuing Activity at Chaiten Volcano

California port receives first hybrid-electric tugboat

Danish firms consider wind power projects in South Africa

US considers whaling trade-off with Japan

Sperm Whales beached and die (48) in Tasmania

Copenhagen plans to purchase (hydrogen) fuel cell cars

Living on Earth: Weathering Climate Change (The climate is already changing, ecosystems need help.)

Living on Earth: Harvesting Emissions (Cutting emissions, by changing farming practices.)

Living on Earth: Sea Lion Seizures (One good reason not to dump urea in the oceans)

Warming Trends Alter Conservation: Experts Think Old Paradigm of Fixed Boundaries Will Not Work …

Green makes good business sense

AFP: (International) Environmental groups hail Obama's green agenda

Row over scheme to 'fertilise' oceans: Scientists plan to dump iron in sea to feed plankton

Sleeveless in January.

I was reading about China and carbon credits.

Toyota will begin selling an electric vehicle in U.S. in 2012

The other global warming: (Waste heat)

3,146 earth scientists around the world overwhelmingly agree-

Supercritical Water As A Molten Salt.

Currency Fluctuation and Manipulation

Warning: rating agencies can do you harm

UBS to pay 2 bln francs bonuses for 2008-paper

Help regarding stimulus package

Stimulus Ideas: More Money Moving

Storm Of Student Protest Over Gaza Gathers Force

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

Fed Reserve Fails to Reflate the US Banking System

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

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

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

More corporate greed: Take their hands

'Let's have Gazan Winograd - for Hamas'

Gaza In Ruins 'Who Has Won Here?'

LA Times: Fierce infighting at a pivotal time for SAG

Cambodia opposition seeks Obama's help in murder probe



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

AFGE congratulates new Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano

One small victory for our side.

Obama e-mails bring suspension (from job)

Today in labor history Jan 25 UMW constitution prohibiting racial, religious and ethnic discriminati

Gazan Family Opens What's Left Of A Home

The real source of terror

The next step (Gideon Levy)

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

Sarkozy deploys French frigate to Gaza

Majority of Americans support Israel during crisis, says poll

Paul Craig Roberts: ' A compassionate government would handle the economic crisis in this way:'

Netanyahu's anti-Obama flak jacket

AP: Hamas opens makeshift offices, Gaza talks to begin

Patrick Lang: Dennis Ross and the "Jewish People Planning Institute"

Saudi calls Bush legacy ‘sickening’ Mideast policy needs to change, prince says.

Hamas opens makeshift offices, Gaza talks to begin

2009 Economy Outlook - Severe Recession, But Not a Depression

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

Israel’s Lies

Egypt, Hamas discuss 'lasting' truce with Israel

The horrors of Israel's peace

Hamas represenative: Smuggling of arms will continue to Gaza

Media bias ensures Hamas is always going to win PR battle

Hilda Solis' path to becoming U.S. Labor secretary has hit a snag

Egypt denies deal with Israel on banning Gaza arms smuggling

Livni: Bibi's win comes at cost of US ties

Livni warns of rift with US after elections

New evidence of Gaza child deaths

Egypt evacuates Rafah area, fearing IAF strike on Gaza

GPO chief: Foreign media coverage in Gaza 'a disgrace to the profession

Mitchell as US Mideast envoy revitalizes peace process - experts

A family’s story speaks for the terror of war in Gaza

Israeli War Against Hamas Scars Gaza's Children

Oops-Israeli PM in war crimes pledge

Israel prepares legal defense of soldiers

Honor killing? Young mother murdered

Hamas: No reconciliation with Fatah until it ends Israel peace talks

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

Israel's war of frustration

Hamas offers Israel a one-year truce in Gaza

Universities cancel study abroad in Israel in wake of Gaza op

Israel stamps scorched earth policy on Al Attars

Gaza crisis: key maps and timeline

Israel Ships Fresh Fruit and Vegetables to Gaza

Observers worry Gaza war scarred children with hatred for Israel

Hamas rejects long-term truce

AFP: Israel to protect its soldiers from war crimes charges

Israel on the wrong side of history

Israel Must Stop Fanning the Flames That Will Consume Us

Al-Jazeera drew US viewers on Web during Gaza war

Kadima: Netanyahu-led Israel would clash with Obama

Israel switches to Iran after Gaza

Self deleted. Stupid and pointless.

RIP, Martin Delaney, HIV patient advocate, dies (SF Chron)

Women confesses on deathbed she killed 2 women in '67 who taunted her about being gay

So, what are we up to this Sunday morning?

Lesbian mothers embroiled in unprecedented battle for custody of 2 children

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

Amnesty Int'l: Houses in a shocking state

Marching for Hamas

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

Women's Combat Platoon in Cuba's Revolutionary War

Bolivia: Referendum Coverage on Twitter

"Bolivian Savages To Drive Out God, End Civilization Forever"

Widespread anger in Egypt at Mubarak regime

Ugly basketball foul

My Anger Management courses are working, folks!

"LT" will always, and only, stand for "Lawrence Taylor."

TOP 10 Best Super Bowl teams

Legislation would require Pharma to disclose gifts and payments to doctors

Agency questions FDA ability to protect public

Wall Street Journal: "Drug Industry Hustles to Blunt Democratic Strikes"

THE NEW DRILL FOR PHARMA - cozy partnership with Republicans is over

Leftchick: "I Knew Big Pharma Was Blocking Possible Cures for Diabetes"

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

The Expired Assault Weapon ban didnt stop Columbine..or the hollywood shootout

Gun control/2nd Admendment videos

In 2006, 13,470 people died in alcohol-impaired driving crashes.

Defining and describing an assault rifle.

Get a job, you bum!

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

Men At Work..

The Pool Table

North Fork Feather River, CA, between storms ~

The Stars This Week: "Leave the Past Behind" - January 26 - February 1, 2009

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

Solar Eclipse

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

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

I have taken my new name

Quantum Technologies Move A Step Closer With Demonstration Of An 'Entanglement' Filter

Old plutonium found in dump

Dinosaurs could survive cold conditions

Quantum Teleportation Between Distant Matter Qubits: First Between Atoms 1 Meter Apart

Charles Darwin's research to prove evolution motivated by his desire to end slavery?

"Hobbits" Were Separate Species, Skull Suggests

Rick Warren's Clout

How I Got Past the Need for No-Knead

Seal brain and penguin breasts off Antarctic menus

What's wrong with this recipe?

The weirdest thing I eat. And it's from cans. And microwaved!

Are babies atheists?

The fucking nazi Pope broke the excommunication of 4 french negationist

Indonesian atheists find refuge online

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

I know this guy, please consider leaving some kind feedback for him

Hillary Clinton favors diplomatic response to extraterrestrial life

Why isn't this forum labeled, "The Conspiracy Forum". ?? nm

Why isn't this forum labeled, "The Conspiracy Forum". ?? nm

Hutchison is off and running (sort of)

Bush Returns to a Divided Texas Republican Party

I sent Cornyn an e-mail re: blocking the Holder nomination...

Can someone give me advice re automated testing?

Clint Eastwood was robbed. He should have gotten a nomination for Grand Torino


Anybody changing their name?

Police 'should probe Lords case'