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Archives: January 5, 2009

History of Palestine

Sarah Roy -If Gaza fails

11 year old challenges city and wins

Does anyone remember the Travel Channel and 'Lonely Planet'?

2008 - The Year in Review by All Hat No Cattle (Dial-up warning)

The US and Israel used to support Hamas

Israeli Wiretappers, the NSA, and 9/11

Aren't Palestinians the traditional whipping boy of the Middle East?

Gaza as an Indian reservation, under siege

"But I'd keep the Volkswagen"

Anyone watching National Geographic's program called "WOMB"????

A small piece of Americana has gone down the drain...

Damned if I don't feel better already

The ‘FDR made Depression worse’ fantasy

Mexican warlock predicts US troops on border

Republicans Have a Four-Way

Write your congresscritters and ask them to cut out Medicare Advantage

Loser 41 Throws Jeb Into 2012 Presidential Circle

US and Britain are the only ones left with troops in Iraq

Richardson's abrupt exit opens the door for Dukakis at Commerce (satire - or is it?)

Helicopter crash kills 8, injures 1 in Louisiana

The blood pipeline -And there lie the bodies

Hamas 'to attend' Cairo truce talks

Gaza: Journalist reports on own father's death

Frontline:The Old Man and the Storm -Jan. 6, 2009 (Check local listings)

Obama cover for The Progressive by Zina Saunders

Israeli Ambassador Issacharoff on Washington Journal

The local Target was DEAD on Saturday, you could hear a pin drop.


Tracking new bills proposed in Congress..Don't want to lose sight of them

American needs a national depilatory.

A moran?

Bill Press' Comment: Karl Rove's Hand in NM?

Catty and diversionary post - Contessa Brewer on MSNBC .....

SLIDESHOW: Kingston Fossil Coal Plant Sludge-Slide Disaster

States Cut Juvenile Justice Programs to Save Extra Cash

Did Lieberman campaign for Coleman?

"How dare those Christian settlers defend themselves against the arrows of those savages?"

U.S. Opens New $592M Embassy in Iraq

The mainstream media's complicity in the Iraq War.

You're gonna love this story: Tarra and Bella :)

Condi and idiot son working hard! Three-tier solution!

anyone else feel like LBN is moving pretty slow this last week?

World's largest U.S. Embassy opens in Baghdad - where's the ceremony???? $700 MILLION

McClatchy: Civilian casualties rise as Israel presses in on Gaza City

For Privacy’s Sake, Taking Risks to End Pregnancy

Author Of Defense Of Marriage Act Now Thinks It's Time For His Law To Get The Boot (LAT)

Does anyone have measurements for the windows in Norm Coleman's office?

World Leaders Converge In Region To Press For Peace...

Not surprisingly, Afghans under the protection of NATO up north predicted to dominate elections

C-Span Washington Journal: Should the Senate seat Franken and Burris?

Forget O'Reilly. What's Dennis Miller's reaction to "SENATOR FRANKEN"??

Ted Stevens was 'innocent until proven guilty', but Gov. Blagojevich is 'obviously corrupt'. HUH???

Watching the White House Briefing (1/5/08)

Once among their nation's elite, some Iraqi refugees find economic hardship and loneliness in Md.

e-mail link to let Bill O'Rielly know about Sen. Al Franken

Peter King Sees Caroline Kennedy As The Most Vulnerable Candidate To Run Against .....

Margaret and Helen - Getting the Bad Guys

Writing a Young Adult Novel based on personal experience involving school harassment

The Shortwave Radio Report

RNC chair race: 'Everyone is ... pissed'

Group finds more than a dozen lies in Coulter's latest book

How Republicans waste taxpayers' money

FYI David Gregory on TDS w/Jon Stewart tonight

I got a link to a video of a Ford plant in Brazil from a co-worker

Housing Push for Hispanics Spawns Wave of Foreclosures

NYT Thinks "Gay" Is A Bad Word-Censors It With A "Beep"

I can't wait until workers and non-workers have rights again

Leaking of CIA Middle East analyst

Footage of BART police shooting suspect at Fruitvale Station (shot in the back while on the ground)

Funny, funny, funny....Link

New Gaza War Reports Combine Tweets, Maps, SMS

Anyone? What tools can I use to determine a precursor to sudden food price spikes?

Authorities: Palin figure's narcotics arrest was politically timed

Family of 'The Big Bopper' plans to auction his casket

I can't wait until we have some good news that we can attribute to Obama

Army Manual Promotes Christianity to Combat Epidemic of Suicides

'blocking an african american at the senate door'

What the heck do you think this statement from a credit card company mean?

Top 10 Alternative News Sites of 2008

MoDo is an "avowed liberal"?!1 Who knew?!1

2008 Conservative Idiot of the Year

How exactly does someone spend $235,000 on a bathroom renovation in a federal office?

President-elect Obama hits Washington with economic policy on his mind

NYers. Does anyone remember Peter King's reaction to Hillary

Gaza humanitarian crisis deepens

Robert Reich on Talk of the 1:12pm cst

Krugman: Is Obama relying too much on tax cuts? (questions Obama tax cuts)

why did bill o'reilly say that franken's victory would give the dems 60 seats in the senate?

About this "one president at a time" meme...

R.I.P. Senator Pell

Sheriff Gives Pay Raises To Niece, Friends After Layoffs

The Rude Pundit - Advice to Senate Democrats: Just Fucking Seat Burris

U.S. Labor Against The War Statement: Solidarity With The Working People Of Palestine & Israel

Doesn’t Israel have surface to air missiles that can take down crappy Hamas rockets?

AP Photo: "Bush reflects on the crisis in Gaza, Monday, Jan. 5, 2009"

Does the New York Times think ‘gay’ is a bad word?»

Anyone else confusing Claiborne Pell with Clara Peller?

Bruce Fein, Ralph Nader in SF Chronicle: Censure Bush/Cheney For Declaring War Against Constitution

Nice New contract for Tweety?

Conservatives Label Fitzgerald A Failure, Ignoring His Record Of Successful Terrorism Prosecutions»

"And yet, the president is using fear to trump the law. " - Leon Panetta on torture

Bush to establish 3 marine monuments in Pacific

Taliban f orces Sharia on large areas of Pakistan.

TIME Mag: Guantánamo May Close, But in Afghanistan Another Gitmo Grows

Crystal, china maker Waterford Wedgwood collapses

Crystal, china maker Waterford Wedgwood collapses

half day off for CA state employees?

time to put a bet down on Franken in Minnesota!

Breaking on HuffPo!! Bill O'Riley is gay!!

New California law protects school journalism advisors

FAA reaches settlement with whistleblower

Breaking news: Republican says that Bush got his judicial nominees filibustered

Before the night is over, we'll be under two weeks!

Grocery Chains to Offer FREE Antibiotics (Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states)

Franken certified by MN board...just now on M$NBC

Bristol Palin: "Teenagers need to prevent pregnancy to begin with – this isn’t ideal. "

Only on Freerepublic..."Smoking Rooms Eliminated Following Erection"

oh shucks, even Obama's poop has to be guarded

Obama's impressive new OLC chief- by Glenn Greenwald

Obama's First Test: "Will Obama victory come at the cost of kowtowing to Congressional Republicans?"

Edgy snowboard graphics (Playboy nudes) test liberal Vermont

Richardson's e-mail

For all you Apple Fanboys and gals, here's the movie for you.

Starting on CSpan1 shortly - House Hearing on Madoff Investment

Obama taps Panetta to run CIA

So - now Obama's Econ Stim package is delayed until February...

Where else? Miss Vermont Goes With "Green" Gown

wtf? "US troops 'monitoring Rafah crossing'"

Al Franken coming up live on CNN

Senate Democrats May Try To Seat Franken This Week

Need any more proof that Limbaugh is either on Oxy again or just batshit insane?

"Go back to the Oven"

Panetta ......

Foreclosure Help?

ABC radio gives Mark Levin (ptoooey) a multi year show to 3 hours a day

Archives Must Rely On Bush's Good Faith For Records

Heartbreaking. Homeless shelter fire kills 5 in Paris, Texas

Even Bush's cat couldn't make it out of his presidency....

So when do we get to start pimping for 2010 Candidates?

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww - true love

Norwegian National Radio - Download free Beatles

John Yoo and John Bolton: “Don’t Try Us for War Crimes!”

So, will Franken be seated tomorrow or not?

"Victim of a Crime? Thank a Single Mother"

Coulter is canceled on the Today`s show.

Groupthink Could Kill Us All - Headlines 1/5/09

President Obama's Infrastructure Plan..

Neglected German Shepherd is nursed back to life from brink of death(graphic pic)

If a cop witnesses a crime and does nothing did a crime happen?

CBS Morning Show will have Coulter on tomorrow

A Sen. Inhofe v Al Franken Debate is coming to a Youtube near you very soon

Anyone speaks Turkish?

Limbaugh just said Hannity isn't very bright. I'm inclined to agree with OxyRush on this one ... LOL

Minnesota Supreme Court denies Coleman lawsuit

Hello......Where Is Al..??????


Wikipedia page on Al Franken:

Scarborough working to overturn NBC/MSNBC Coulter Ban

Medical marijuana rules called a burden on police

Greg Palast...Richardson Kissinger-American

Updating Karl Marx who said that Religion is the Opiate of the People

Here's why the Coleman camp, if someone can come up with the money,

New SEIU Ads Put Focus on Employee Free Choice Act

Charles Gibson one talked to him in 7th grade when he first attended Sidwell Friends.

Bruce Fein: Bush-Cheney WON Undeclared War Against Constitution-Congress Should Act PRE-Inauguration

Will Obama Hold this Position re Israel?

Dust monsters under the bed? Do your battles online...for points!

Ann Coulter is an anagram for "Unclean Rot". Some things are just meant to be.

Boy I bet Arlen Specter is in a pickle right now. He'll be the deciding vote on EFCA....

Franken declares Senate race win after state ruling

A story to warm your heart: RNC Chair race: "Everyone is...pissed"

Al is on KO

Group finds more than a dozen lies in Coulter's latest book

Just perfect!

300-Year-Old Diaries Of Pirate Who Saved Real-Life Robinson Crusoe Discovered

I'm reading "Angler. The Cheney Vice Presidency" -- chilling book.

Devil's Advocate re: Panetta and the other Obama staff picks

Citgo suspends low-income heating oil program

This clip smuggled out of Gaza shows graphic footage - Viewer discretion is advised.

UK: New powers for police to hack your PC

Worth a Read, NYT: President-elect Obama must make “a forceful labor agenda”

Help, please: counting Burris and Franken we have 57 senators; there are two I's;

Dems can never hope to surpass Republicans in one field

Obama needs to re-introduce Glass-Stegall

Hemingway's Cuba papers available electronically

Comparison view between US and Arab news coverage of Gaza

Democrats should not seat Cornyn

Is There a Major Jeb Bush vs. Governor Crist Feud Brewing?

Israeli Troops Backed by Airstrikes Move Deeper Into Gaza

Robert Fisk: Keeping out the cameras and reporters simply doesn't work

Ann and Sludge sure know how to play the media like a fiddle.

Tweety's out of control in a subtle manner these days,,,

Bush chooses Uribe, Blair, Howard for Presidential Medal of Freedom

And the next Medal of Freedom goes to...drumroll...

"Coulter banned from NBC"? Uh... no. Don't think so.

Trooper, union say politics delayed Johnston drug case

Budget-based recognition of civil rights

Uncle Stinky wants to know .......

Reuters/Haaretz: U.S. to foil any Arab bid to push Security Council resolution for Gaza cease-fire

Mr. Bush is no longer the president and no longer resides here....

What do you call the islands that the Brits and Argentines fought over in 1982?

My letter to Today Show about Ann Coulter....

Custody of children and visitiation question...

"Who Killed the Electric Car?"

Isn't it amazing how "reasonable" and fiscally responsible republicans have become?

OK, fine. Richardson is out. Who should Obama pick to be Commerce Sec?

Some info on DiFi, if anyone is interested. Feinstein opposing Paneta...Wonder why?

Will he slink out of town?

Israeli Forces Cut Gaza in 3; More Than 500 Palestinians Killed

Republicans seeking to lead party blame Bush for woes

ABC News: 'People Are Being Killed in Their Homes'

Group: Israel deliberately attacked Palestinian journalists

Negroponte opens $700 million US embassy in the middle of the Green Zone

Hospital warns of 'desperate situation' over fuel

Leon Panetta op-ed re: Bush's fear tactics & torture

Name all the new people who will be involved in prosecuting the criminals who are about to walk

Republic of Money: in re Richardson

President, Mrs. Bush, Barbara, and Jenna Deeply Saddened by Passing of Their Cat India ("Willie")

TPM: Reid Spokesman: He Will Not Try To Seat Franken Tomorrow

KBR and Halliburton

Prior to mandatory child saftey seats...

American propaganda.....

NBC: Coulter isn't banned

Kennedy Popularity Sees Rapid Decline (PPP poll 1/5/09)

For every divorced women there is a divorced man so why is coulter blaming society's ills on 1 sex?

ACTION: Overreaching Legislation Will Hurt Handmade Toymakers

A 50-Year Farm Bill

Olympia Snowe should go rogue. Let's face it, she's a moderate Republican,

Regarding the meme that 'outsiders' don't do well as CIA head ........

Gaza death toll hits 500

Hey Prezident Obama!! How about a massive hire of phone-available staff at Social Security Admin.

Pat Buchanan is making more sense than Harold Ford on GEM$NBC right now...

France pushes for Gaza truce at U.N.; Israel opposed - Israel rejects the idea of observers in Gaza

Forbes 400 wealth = GDP of Canada

Poppy Bush: "Right now is probably a bad time" for Jeb to run for Prez

Rumors: Gregoire (WA gov), Commerce Secretary?

MSNBC just listed about a half dozen Justice Dept appointees...

Leon Panetta: "No Torture. No Exceptions." That's what his CIA post means.

SENATOR.... AL.... FRANKEN!!!!!!!!!!!

Guilty: Coulter's latest book filled with falsehoods

“He died hungry.”

Love your new hairdo Rachel

RW moralizer Dennis Prager marries for third time

Thank you Queen Noor

I believe .....

How Did Perriello Beat Goode?

Sarkozy leads international pressure on Israel to halt Gaza bloodshed

Will Bush go peaceably or are we going to have to call in SWAT to pry him out of the White House?

Jack Cafferty asks if Harry Reid's "worst president" label for Bush was "an unnecessary cheap shot"

BUSHCO's Ordering Of Illegal Wiretapping To Finally Be Scrutinized By Judge!

The banks and auto makers asked (and received) bailouts.

Coulter`s web site says NBC has canceled her

Architechen... Going make progress

Maryland State Police Label Bicycle Enthusiasts As Terrorists (this is NOT snark)

So You Want to Be a Senator? Answer 28 Pages of Questions (NYT 1/5)

Stephen Colbert is out of his mind

Serious question: Is theorizing that someone is gay a "homophobic" act?

Redding residents evicted by the City of Redding for not paying electric bill

Leon Panetta at CIA is meant to compliment Dennis Blair in his role as Intelligence Czar

Is there any possible way Bush read 91 books in two years?


War Story: My Firsthand Experience of Israeli Tactics


Agencies Move to Restrict FOIA Access in Last-Minute Regs

On Rachel just now, she said DiFi, Rockefeller, et al want

being from kansas originally, where truly-weird news isn't commonplace, comes this disturbing story:

being from kansas originally, where truly-weird news isn't commonplace, comes this disturbing story:

America will not change without the truth. America needs to hear

Israel's greatest Gaza campaign losses are self-inflicted

Just think how Harry Reid really feels about Al Franken....

Two Presidents and two meetings from people from the Sudan

Two Presidents and two meetings from people from the Sudan

Like Obama, Franken is a "bootstrap" politician..and intelligent, as well

On Tim Kain and other "secular" politicians

Tim Kaine?? Who TF is Tim Kaine? And, what is it he's going to bring to the DNC?

Early in Dumbya's occupation, he changed a law ...

OK, yesterday the Shell station had regular gas for $1.49 and at noon today, it's $1.79. Why?

Feds run out of digital teevee refund bux .....

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight due to

Should Roland Burris Be Seated? OR Will He Get Seated?

Why can't the U.S. put a 10,000 peace keeping force in Gaza?

Cartoon in one of the newspapers

One Gender's Crash: "All the perpetrators of the greatest economic mess in decades are, well, men."

US weapons 'killing innocent civilians' in Gaza

Senate committee officials order Coleman's offices shut - Staffers told to take a hike

Hamas fired 30 rockets into Israel today - Apparently Israel's bombing the wrong areas

Official Gaza Protest thread

Will There be a Recovery?

Petition to PE Obama to save the polar bears...please sign

I would like to see the White House remodeled.

Leon Panetta tapped by Obama to head CIA

Bush Cites Failed Social Security Privatization Push As His Biggest Domestic Policy Achievement»

Consumer Reports: GM, Ford closing gap with foreign brands

Juan Cole: Have Bush and the Neocons Ruined it for the Israelis?

So about these Scientology topics...

Jordanian Bloggers to the Rescue!

Alaska trooper says politics slowed drug arrest (Levi Johnston's mom)

Holy Shit! Hillary Mann Leverett, ex-NSC, on KO just said

Meg Whitman to run for California Gov...

Bush family’s 18-year-old cat dies

DNA Collection Does Not Violate Prisoners' Religious Freedom

Obama is losing a battle he doesn't know he's in - Guardian UK

Minn. Supreme Court denies Coleman petition. VICTORY FOR AL FRANKEN!!!

Bush is no longer the president and no longer lives here.

Leon Panetta to be named head of CIA

War is not healthy for children and other living things.

Constant upgrading technologies will be the death of the planet..rant

a scrumptious treat for everyone...

"I triple-dog dare you!"

Can someone help me understand why Republicans hate Palestinians

Will stupid people and their pseudoscience cost more lives this year?

What's Going On With Google? I Only Get Shopping Crap Up In Searches?

Blu-ray’s Fuzzy Future

(CNN) Sheriff: Parents didn't report boy missing for a decade

Levi Johnston quits oil field job

OK, point blank. Somebody has to say it: Professionals, Doctors (dentists, Veterinarians, Docs...)

Preliminary NTSB report on Connell crash

It is the business of business . . .

How important is "666" to DUers?

"Killing hope: Cover-up of the stolen 2004 election" by Pete Johnson (1-5-09 Online Journal)

I teaches my four year old how to treat a firearm in Ohio !

Grocery Store Blues

Did medical bills lead to Peoria nurse's firing?

“The End justifies the Means” .... re-re-re-revisited

It's clear that Obama has surrounded himself with conservatives

Latest Study: Single People Do NOT Have Attachment Problems (Part I)

2 yr old dies in ATV crash while Dad was checking text messages

What does "White trash" mean?

Gas prices are going up in Orlando...I topped off my tank last Saturday for $1.559 per gallon reg

Ann Coulter banned for life from NBC

This Modern World Haven't you heard? It's the new era of post-partisan politics! By Tom Tomorrow

Congressional Dems Should Play Hardball With Right Wingers

I'm going to miss Howard Dean as DNC Chair

Secretary of the Senate rejects Burris' appointment

Yes Pecan- Ben & Jerry's teams up with Common Cause

Tom Geoghegan for Congress?

Americans with medical insurance refusing / delaying health care

Why is health care so expensive in America?

Outgoing Dem chair has one place left to visit. Heading to American Samoa next week.

"How screwed up our system is" 101: Finally just watched "Recount".

URGENT: Help derail the Bush Administration's plans to sell more of our public lands to Big Oil

2 Pictures - Look How Far We Have Come America!!!

Dr. Who is getting a new Doctor?

Tennessee Stud.

I am posting on DU from my new iphone.

Good night FUCKERS.

I am going to tell a happy story.

Hard to Believe Moments From the Past

This just might be my favorite TV commercial ever - Hendrix and Pepsi

The most perfect Dog-Day (for you dog-folks)

Virginia is for Losers

Back in spite of lack of popular demand, Coyotespaw's drunken poetry corner...


I should take my new sig into GD

"Thank you large tap dancing chicken!"

My HP Deskjet D1455 is whisper-quiet while printing, but...

Start your morning out with hearty laugh about fiery automobile accident death

Gloria Estefan

Aw! That's my Mom!

Cat fight with a cat photo

About how many hours a week do you work?

For anybody who missed it on New Years....

Don't you people get it?!?!

This is how it will be when they get Bill-O to say senator Franken

I need to get me one of these!

Why do I feel compelled to check on the garbage people?

How long before people start flocking to this?

Free Pancakes @ IHOP on Feb. 24th

Good Riddance to 2008.....

Do you think Obama could declare the Utes national champions and invite them to the WH?

How wrong is this?

The Giants win if.... The Eagles win if...

You know how to tell when you've smoked too much?

Child elopers' Africa plan foiled [LOL]

I'm very much like my online persona

Come on, caption the hell out of this pic.

Anybody know anything about Beach Boy Mike Love ever having a nervous breakdown?

Another freaky attention whore on You Tube

Is it just me...

Someone at work keeps lowering my chair!

Which of these classes sound more interesting?

MacArthur Park - Maynard Ferguson

GOLDFINGER 'Into Miami' - John Barry

Any 'True Blood' fans here

Two Tokyo sushi bar owners pay $100,000 for a 282-pound bluefin tuna

Anyone around here got a treadmill desk?

Books that will make more sense than buying Ann Coulter's new book - post your suggestions here!!

Great news! Cafe Duck Butt is safe!

HAHAHAHA I keep lowering the chair on this one co-worker. You should see her rant

ever get the feeling

This Is My Workspace

Ok I need a vacation or I will blow. I need your help recommending a cruise.

Any of my Canadian homies see this last night?

I never got into BNL's pjs today.

powerpoint conversion programs? anyone?

What do you use to scratch your back?

I'm worth a million in prizes

Just checking in to say hello


2008 has been a wild year

If ever a picture begged for a caption...

is there anything lamer than posuer white buskers singing 'Redemption Song'?

Seriously, my neighbor & her daughter are really starting to annoy me

The temp INside is "fuuuuuuuuuuck"

How the hell do they expect us to race across the grounds to respond

I'm lazy. (No scary pictures this time)

Katy Perry - 'I Kissed a Girl'

FReepers FReakin over Pelosi Erasing Gingrich Fairness Rules..Good one!

Crazy Cat

On the off chance any of you receive Birder's World magazine,

People who talk on cell phones in the library...

Olive Garden!


Dammit! I'll take snow cones over Icees anyday!

Rick Warren!

Circuit City!



Pit Bulls!



Hetero Lounge women: what if you learned your man was an alien AND he leaves the seat up?

Cornflake Chicken!

TV never got any better than this:

Ravens suck!

"Mannix Theme" - Lalo Schifrin

pictures of our car after the wreck (estimate: $5,200)

Anyone ever used an internet prescription service? Recommend one?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 1/5/2009)

With Arms Wide Open

Lord of the Rings or Star Wars

OMG! Jaywalker just run over in front of our house.

Damnit, whose day was it today to make sure that PeterU got his meds

Ralph Nader!

I wish I wasn't so freaking sensitive.

Twins owner Carl Pohlad died.

For My MccTaTas......

Hey! Airbrush this video! We don't need to see that sort of split!

I swear the parking garage at work is going to be the death of me..

what the hell is this TMZ crap

Is Val Kilmer the future of Brad Pitt?

We may disagree about Rick Astley. But we can all agree that Milhouse is a meme.

I hate making roadkill...

"Smoking Rooms Eliminated Following Erection"

Liiiive from Minnesota, it's....SENATOR Franken!

Millions of peaches, peaches for free.

Songs are around whenever you need them.

I don't much care for George W. Bush,

I am sooooo pissed at my is a good thing he is going to Iraq

Classroom Cell Phones

Ann Coulter calls children of divorce who were raised by their moms "Future Strippers"

Movies everyone should see at least once but you haven't yet....

Fiesta Bowl score so far...

kitten picture of the day for monday january 5

Damn....lost the coin toss (OSU Thread)

I'm IMing my partner on facebook

DU Southerners: Anyone want to make me up a care package of Corn Pones?

Pet Pix!

Important question .... OSU v Texas fiesta

Everybody needs some puppy love

A new version of the RickRoll


Pet Peeve #56,890: Douchebags using our private parking lot as a pick-up/drop-off area

I saw the very epitome of cinematic perfection this weekend.

Moylans Moylander IPA + 420 + David Bowie "Heroes" = Heaven

Moylans Moylander IPA + 420 + David Bowie "Heroes" = Heaven

What percentage of Amish are African American?

Happy Mungday!!!!!

anyone ever take an object to an Antique's Roadshow?

January 6th is a very special day!

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/5/09 (warning: graphic language)

i am a moderate cultish elitist

The phone is ringing some... but the job search is slow

It's happening.

If DU had an irony icon, would it be more ironic to use it, or to not use it?

Damnit--I'll take snow over ice anyday...

Super-cute kitten!

Unreal. Someone just rang my doorbell. You will never guess who it was.


Favorite music?

I just bought a Jeep! Am I a bad Liberal?

What do ya do with a coked-out Freeper?

Has anyone carried a large bottle of contact solution on a flight?

What is the all time best Star Wars movie scene between a man and a woman?

Who is your favorite Victorian novelist?

I have another mouth to feed.

Colbert and Colmes!!!

How fast can a Chrysler Town and Country go?

A kitten question:

Dinosaur Rap. Timeless and Classic

Pardon me while I go on and on about my wife's fabulous skills

Mcctatas Appreciation Thread.

Amy Winehouse: Relaxed, Healthy, and Topless

I saw "Before the Devil Knows You're Dead" tonight. Pretty good for a caper flick.

My first real earthquake

Borders Books

why should I pay for anything *you* get?

So it looks as if the Buckeyes might actually win a Bowl Game...

The Clash

I never heard of a "Divorce Cake" until today. (Pic)


+17 F here in Russell, IL. Cold as a well-digger's ass. Which segues into...


Gearheads...a question

The temp outside is "fuuuuuuuuuuck"

Family of 'The Big Bopper' plans to auction his casket


Smokie the stoned cat.....(photo heavy)

Laundry physics?

How thin is too thin?

Oh wow! a $500,000 Mastercard for $210.00.

Any computer gurus wanna peek into computer group?

I should not be mindfucked by things happening halfway around the world.

Texting at a movie theater

I'm not nude yet... hrmmm...

Is being an asshole contagious?

The Difference Between A Man & A Woman...

24 miles from 100k

What the hell is 'G'?

The two words my college-level students did not know on their final

How much weight have you gained since Thanksgiving?

Sharon Osbourne: "They can f**k with me, I don't give a s**t, but not my family..." (VIDEO)

A Polar Bear and amazing set of pictures.

Hook 'em.

Canada wins fifth WJC in a row!

So, all I did was do a Google image search for "brazilian"...

Has anyone carried a large adult burro on a flight?

Has anyone carried a large adult burro on a flight?

Stop dissing the Sham Wow....

Five questions for those owned by cats.

"Drinkability," my ass. How does ANYONE drink this shit (Bud Light)?


Car Guys: My car door won't shut. Ideas?

Holy Hell! I passed 10,000 posts and didn't notice!

Summertime - Maynard Ferguson

Jersey Girl wants me to get in the car with her. Should I worry?

I just got carded for beer at the grocery store.

Due to the economy, your position is being eliminated

I wish I wasn't so freaking sedagive.

kitten picture of the day for tuesday January 6

Woman set fire to husband's genitals

Texas vs. Ohio State. I'm rooting for a meteor hitting the stadium.

Who knew there were so many Victoria's Secret models...

Whats the dumbest movie you've ever seen that you loved?

Well, well, well. My new puppy just earned his keep for the night.

Sorry I have been gone.

Rolling Stone's 100 best songs of 2008


My Psycho Roommate: The End Times Edition

What movie scene made you want to punch the movie's creator in the junk the most?

Time to speak up Pres Elect Obama: US blocks UN statement demanding immediate cease fire....

Economy messed up? Pulling out of Iraq? How ya gonna do it, Mr. President?

Obama's Perilous Compromise with Wall Street Looters

Self-delete: Wrong forum.

Bush Will Not Get Lifetime Protection

Justices’ Ruling in Discrimination Case May Draw Quick Action by Obama

Obama names solicitor general, more top Justice posts

Burris: "We are hoping and praying that they will not be able to deny what the Lord has ordained,"

Huffington Post's slideshow: Sasha And Malia Obama Start School

To all the boys and girls: 15 days left. Joy to the World!

'USA Today' Planning Obama Inaugural Special -- This Week

Conservatives Label Fitzgerald A Failure, Ignoring His Record Of Successful Terrorism Prosecutions

Chimp BLOVIATING on CNN, counting: 15 more DAYS!!!

Krugman: Fighting Off Depression - and the New Tax Cut Proposal

MN Supreme Court Rejects Coleman's request...

Tim Kaine and the Future of Obama For America

Throw the shoe

If George W. Bush had been a Democrat: name the popular talking points!

"Mall Standing" tickets going for $750 each

The Dems should refuse to seat ALL of the GOP senators who won

The Dems should refuse to seat ALL of the GOP senators who won

The purpose of a stimulus package is to spur economic growth

Obama Picks Pete Souza As White House Photographer

Leon Panetta to be CIA chief

Paul Krugman: Is Obama Relying Too Much on Tax Cuts?

Leon Panetta to be named CIA Director



I think you will like this article written by Panetta

burris boarding plane in chicago, heading for d.c. senate.

Obama to Pelosi: Stimulus 'can't wait'

President Barack Obama and Senator Al Franken

In photos: 'President-elect Barack Obama in Washington DC'

Famous Twitter users hacked; Screenshot of FOX News Twitter update

Al Franken next on CNN.

Obama Pushed "new-style Democrat" Kaine to Take DNC Job

Obama Pushed "new-style Democrat" Kaine to Take DNC Job

What's the difference between 51 and 80?

I'TS DONE!!! Minn. board certifies results showing Democrat Al Franken winning Senate recount.

Tim Kaine is the product of Dean's 50-state strategy

Norm Coleman has lost to a pro wrestler and now a comedian

Ihave no real objection to Leon Panetta,, but Still think it is a very odd pick

Your Moment of Zen: Kathryn Jean Lopez on Al Franken...

Correct me if I'm wrong: the DNC chair determines who gets elected and who calls the shots

Help...Has Obama selected a Secretary of State yet?

The Illinois State Senate should affirm Burrus.

Anyone catch Scarborough.. "The Chosen One has arrived".

Andrew Cuomo Accuses Hospitals of Kickbacks, Fraud

White House Staff Memo Regarding the Transition on January 20.

Court Rejects Coleman's Bid

***MN Supreme Court rejects Colemans' suit. Canvassing Board Certifies Result

New Justice Dept nominees just named

President Bush Meets with President of Southern Sudan

Dems usher in new era of dull scandals


Obama names critics of Bush terror tactics to key Justice jobs

Al Franken V. Bush

Bush History-Prominent GOPer & Military Expert Blasts Bush Admin Iraq Failures, 1/5

At the risk of sounding COMPLETELY superficial.....

Coleman's staff locked out of Capital offices!!!

Biden To Embark On Fact-Finding Trip To Southwest Asia

DUers and Freepers agree! No more Bush.

Jacob Begich shouts out to Obama

Al's got Norm under his thumb

Liberals Still Confident in Obama and He Wins Over Some Republicans

LOL Per Drudge (and I'll believe him) Scarborough working to overturn NBC's Coulter ban. . .

Let's seat Roland Burris under one simple condition...

Anyone know anything about the Obama train trip?

"He's good enough, he's smart enough, and doggone it, Minnesota likes him"

Bush to give medal of freedom to Tony Blair. Guess it's for sacrificing his

Does anyone have a live link to a free stream of MSNBC?

LOL! Freepers give Thumbs Down to Panetta! Meltdown Alert!

Gosh now why would the GOP be resistant to Obama's tax cut?

A few comments about Richardson

I sure missed Olbermann

Obama selects Brad Kiley to oversee salaries, budgeting - highest ranking LGBT appointment in the WH

Feinstein and Rockefeller didn't need to stab the president-elect in the back

I spent 4 years of HS Latin with Solicitor General nominee Elena Kagan

So Leon Panetta might start unraveling the CIA budget....

If Obama "could" speak out on the Gaza bloodbath...questions I can't ignore...

Glenn Greenwald:Obama's impressive new OLC chief-plus more good news was Obama's CIA pick of Panetta

Economists see jobless surge, deeper housing hole

First Day of School * * Photos **

Is there "one president at a time" or not?

Is there "one president at a time" or not?

Should President Elect Obama make a public statement in support of

The Panetta appointment is a strong statement

Dog Lovers! Top ten peeves that dogs have against humans!

Let The Al Franken Decade Begin!

Bon Jovi will help clear Senator Hillary Clinton's debt

Bon Jovi will help clear Senator Hillary Clinton's debt

PHOTOS: Obama gets his girls ready for School

Say what you want about Burris but to ridicule him for naming his kids after himself?

Those who are currently unimpressed/angry with O's picks/actions so far....

BWAHAHAHAHAHA - Senate rules officials order Coleman's offices shut

Need a substitute for diet soda


Burris should accept the offer to take the seat for only 2 years and not run again

BREAKING: Burris Rejected By Secretary of the Senate

Dianne Feinstein Not Too Pleased With Panetta Pick

Norm Coleman's future in electoral politics

Roland Burris is....?

AP: Kennedy missteps might not trip her up in the end

Atheists granted hearing on inauguration prayer

Barack Obama is a social conservative.

New Yorkers Prefer Andrew Cuomo over Caroline Kennedy 58% to 27%

"We look forward to working with President-Elect Obama and our DEMOCRAT colleagues..."

When did the Hays-Adams first rent rooms to African-Americans?

Obama's generation is...

Obama's OLC nom: ‘We must regain our ability to feel outrage whenever our government acts lawlessly'

My brother got inauguration tickets!!!!!

The DLC lost but the DLC won...Is Obama a "Centrist" Trojan Horse?

Franken to be declared Senate victor in Minnesota

Lebanese police clash with anti-Israel protesters

Will stupid people and their pseudoscience cost more lives this year?

Commerce Pick Richardson Withdraws, Citing N.M. Probe

Trooper, union say politics delayed Johnston drug case

Israel rains fire on Gaza with phosphorus shells

For Privacy’s Sake, Taking Risks to End Pregnancy

U.S. Opens New Iraq Embassy

Police break up pro-Gaza university protest

Child elopers' Africa plan foiled [LOL]

Iraq signs $70 million (US engineering firm) Pratt & Whitney power deal

Former PM (Allawi) blames U.S. for foisting democracy on Iraq

Greece: Attack on police raises terrorism fears

Investors dump $89B in U.S. securities in historic fire sale

(Senator) Cornyn: Franken has no 'legal right'

Harvard Law School's Elena Kagan nominated for solicitor general

White House confirms (pardon) review of Idaho soldier case (convicted in killing unarmed Iraqi)

Six-way race for GOP chairman heats up

Judge Gives Feds More Time To Get Gov. (Blagojevich) Indictment

Web Passes Papers as a News Source

Laura Bush to Release Memoir Next Year

Obama Launches Stimulus Campaign on Capitol Hill

Gunmen shoot policeman in Athens

Britain moves to curb rise in knife violence

Minn. board gives Senate win to Franken

President, Mrs. Bush, Barbara, and Jenna Deeply Saddened by Passing of Their Cat India ("Willie")

Recount results certified with Franken on top

India sets renewable minimum for utilities

Civilian To Head CIA

Rival Greek, Turk Cypriots condemn Gaza attacks

Ann Coulter banned for life from NBC

Man asks for 15 minutes of Obama's time in ad

Secretary of Senate rejects Burris, aide says

Ford’s U.S. sales fell 32 percent in December

Crisis takes toll on Gaza's seasoned doctors, medics

Tyson Foods CEO Dick Bond leaves company

San Francisco cop shoots apparently helpless man in the back

UN contradicts Israel over depth of crisis in Gaza

A Top Editor Leaving Washington Post

More of Detroit's aged go hungry as economy falters

New video shows BART officer shooting Hayward man in the back

Another wave of legal arguments filed over California's Proposition 8

Pat Hingle dies at 84

Israeli Forces Cut Gaza in 3; More Than 500 Palestinians Killed

Washington Post's Managing Editor to Step Down

France Tries Accused 9/11 Plotter for Tunisia Blast

Turkey, Iran bombard Kurdish rebels in Iraq: PKK

Israelis watch bombardment of Gaza town

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday January 5

U.S. judge revives lawsuit over Bush wiretap program

Steve Jobs has hormone imbalance, will remain CEO

Prosecutors Want Madoff’s Bail Revoked

Escalating violence pushes oil price higher

Treasury to grant GM additional $5.4-billion loan on Jan. 16

Bush On Gaza Fighting: Israel Has The Right To Protect Itself

Frustrated reporters locked out of Gaza war zone

Gaza wounded dying as cut off from help: ICRC (Red Cross)

Gaza hospital overwhelmed by dead, wounded

Court rejects Coleman bid to consider rejected absentee ballots

Israeli soldiers killed by 'friendly fire' in Gaza

Bush library donors to be kept secret

Johnston pleads not guilty to drug charges

Obama Plans "Neighborhood Inaugural Ball" ( "an inauguration for all Americans")

Jerry Brown wins praise, criticism for stance on Proposition 8

Obama Arrives in Style

Minnesota Twins owner Carl Pohad is dead

Sarkozy leads international pressure on Israel to halt Gaza bloodshed

New D.C. tone: Obama meets both Dems, GOP on stimulus

The (New York) Times to Sell Display Ads on the Front Page

Source: Ex-eBay CEO to run for Calif. governor

Panetta to Be Named C.I.A. Director

ACORN voter registration recruiter charged with voter registration fraud

Senate officials close Norm Coleman’s office

Rendell proposes no parole for repeat violent offenders

Rendell proposes no parole for repeat violent offenders

Obama's Justice nominees signal end of Bush terror tactics

Dianne Feinstein Not Too Pleased With Panetta Pick

Blair to get US Medal of Freedom

U.S. anti-kidnap expert's vanishing spins Mexico mystery

Israel rains fire on Gaza with phosphorus shells

Iran and Bahrain officials call for oil as weapon

BART appeals for calm as footage shows shooting (Fatal shooting by officer of suspect on ground)

Autopsy completed for Jett Travolta

Flier wins $240,000 settlement over t-shirt flap

Bush leaves legacy of ocean protection

Franken on top in Minn. recount; Coleman to sue

(Senator) Reid Will Try to Seat Franken

Citgo to suspend heating oil aid for U.S. poor

California Supreme Court says breakaway Episcopal parish can't take national church's property

Demonstrations continue worldwide over Gaza violence

Gaza incursion halts aid convoy, commerce at Egypt border crossing

For Israel, Chance to Strike Before an Ally Departs

Jordan 'reconsidering Israel ties'

Aren't Palestinians the traditional whipping boy of the Middle East?

Israel Wary of Second Front Against Hezbollah

Why the conflicts in Gaza and Sri Lanka will continue

Gaza: The death and life of my father

Abbas: Stopping Offensive on Gaza "Priority"

Two Hamas Leaders Killed

Israelis Take Over Hamas' TV Station

Israel rains fire on Gaza with phosphorus shells

c-span is afraid of Israel too, re: Israeli Ambassador was guest

B'Tselem to Attorney General Mazuz: Concern over Israel targeting civilian objects in the Gaza Strip

Is the Real Target Hamas Rule?

Depleted uranium found in Gaza victims

Israel's 'Fait Accompli' in Gaza by Eric Margolis

Gaza rocket strikes empty kindergarten in Ashdod

U.S. to foil any Arab bid to push Security Council resolution for Gaza cease-fire

Mods Please move......

A Palestinian family huddles together in Gaza City

The Islamic Republic of Luxembourg

Would an international peacekeeping force help stop the violence in Gaza?

CNN: "Civilians on both sides caught in crossfire"

Hamas Armed Wing: More Surprises Wait for Israeli Army

Why Aren't More Americans Dancing To Israel's Tune?

The Invasion of Gaza: "Operation Cast Lead", Part of a Broader Israeli Military-Intelligence Agenda

"Go back to the Oven"

So which is it? Are Gaza related posts allowed on GD

Larry King Live: Is there anything more old & stale than Alan Dershowitz yammering endlessly...

Israel's actions are wrong. Hamas's actions are wrong.

UN contradicts Israel over depth of crisis in Gaza

Did you know that nearly 50% of the population of Gaza are under 14 years old?

"As the Arabs see the Jews" King Abdullah of Jordan, 1947 essay in American Magazine

Jordan 'reconsidering Israel ties'

House to house fighting in Gaza

Israeli forces encircle Gaza City

Gaza war poses special physical, psychological threats for children

Fares Akram: People are fleeing the north on donkey carts

‘We’re wading in death, blood and amputees. Pass it on – shout it out’

Group: Israel deliberately attacked Palestinian journalists

Israeli Forces Cut Gaza in 3; More Than 500 Palestinians Killed

Resisting to protect our own

Gaza War Diary III: If Mexico shelled Texas, like Hamas shells Israel

Hamas looks to Hezbollah's inspiration

Our speech at the UN: by Israeli Ambassador

Israelis watch bombardment of Gaza town

Force will not advance Israeli or Palestinian aims - By Vaclav Havel, Desmond Tutu, Hassan Bin Talal

In Memoriam ~ Rachel Corrie ~ 1979 - 2003

“He died hungry.”

Gaza horrors sow seeds for future violence

Why Israelis support the Gaza offensive

Gaza humanitarian crisis deepens

Israel: Always the Victim

ABC News: 'People Are Being Killed in Their Homes'

'People Are Being Killed in Their Homes' (ABC news)

Hamas continues to fire rockets at Israel

BBC - video updated @ 02:57 GMT, 6 Jan 2009: Fighting flares outside Gaza City

Paramedic killed as shell hits ambulance in Gaza

Gaza as an Indian reservation, under siege

Israeli Troops Backed by Airstrikes Move Deeper Into Gaza

Egypt's Mubarak to EU: Hamas must not be allowed to win

Warnings Not Enough for Gaza Families (New York Times)

70,000 Iranian students 'volunteer to carry out suicide bombings in Israel'

What would be a "proportionate" Israeli response?

Jamal Dajani (HuffPo): Day 10: Gaza Burning

LAPD opens emergency center over Gaza

Even to his defenders, Bush's legacy is 'debatable' (McClatchy)

Virginity Pledges Cause Amnesia!

Juan Cole: Have Bush and the Neocons Ruined it for the Israelis?


The CIA Wouldn’t Lie to Us, Would They?

DFP special report - Part 1 of 5 - Sexual assaults on female inmates went unheeded

A Voice for the Consumer

NYT editorial: A Pitch for Mass Transit

WSJ: Let's Commit to a Nuclear-Free World By Dianne Feinstein

Franken looks like winner, not quite Senator; "Good enough, smart enough, gosh darn a U.S. Senator!"

Mods Please move......

Restore the Senate’s Treaty Power by Two Crooks , New Yorks Times Op Ed

Bicycle Enthusiasts are Terrorists

The Invasion of Gaza: "Operation Cast Lead", Part of a Broader Israeli Military-Intelligence Agenda

Your News For Real: Headlines We'd Love to See in 2009

Let President-Elect Obama Stay in His Own Lane

Dear President Obama:

'People Are Being Killed in Their Homes' (ABC news)

"As the Arabs see the Jews" King Abdullah of Jordan, 1947 essay in American Magazine

Israeli Troops Backed by Airstrikes Move Deeper Into Gaza

Obama's silence and Israel's ownership of General Dynamics

Burris to Seek Chairmanship of Senate Ethics Committee

Feds Seek to Revoke Madoff’s Bail, For Playing 'Fantasy Football'

An Open Letter from Laila Halaby to the President Elect Obama

Eric Margolis: Israel's 'Fait Accompli' in Gaza

Al Franken Is the Right's New Punching Bag

What torture is, Bush Administration style

Chris Floyd: Fallujah by the Sea: Aping America, Israel Unleashes Chemical Weapons in Gaza

JFK On today's politics

Hey...shut up! You had your 35 minutes! SHUT...UP!

Gaza horrors sow seeds for future violence

Leon E. Panetta: No Torture, No Exceptions

NBC to ban Ann Coulter for life

Video tribute to Bush's dead cat

What if Egypt, Jordan, and Syria had won the Six Day War?

Chris Hedges. Lost in the Rubble. He explains why the existence of suicide

Tim Kaine Appointed DNC Chairman

You Are Being Lied to About Pirates

Have Bush and the Neocons Ruined it for the Israelis?

AP: Virginia Governor Kaine to Take Over as DNC Chairman

01/05/09: Obama Arrives On Hill for Consultations with Congress

Larry King Live: Dershowitz vs Zogby on Gaza Part 1

Mitch McConnell: Some kind of bipartisan considerations would be helpful in stimulus package

Gaza Holocaust

Talon Mobile Laser Air Defense

Harry Reid: Bush Is The Worst President Ever

The Maron vs. Seder Office Xmas Party.

Blame Television for the Bubble

Palestinian Casualties Overwhelm Gaza Hospitals

Israeli Professor Neve Gordon Condemns Israeli Invasion of Gaza on Democracy Now 1/5/09

Valentine War: A Poem by: Dr. Rafey Habib

Doctor Decries Israeli Attacks: "It's Hell in Here" "They are Bombing 1.5 million People in a Cage"

Bill O'Reilly Declares A Winner: Norm Coleman

More children killed as war on Gaza continues

04 01 2009 CNN : free gaza free palastine protests

Steele: Saltsman sending 'Magic Negro' song 'doesn't help,' 'reinforces negative stereotype' of GOP

Obama as food critic, circa 2001 - "Those johnny won't have room for the peach cobbler"

Bill O'Reilly Reacts To Al Franken Victory

Negotiate with Hamas says US War College professor

TYT: Do You Believe George Bush Read 91 Books in Two Years?

Entertainment Tonight: The Women in Rock: Part One and Two (1986 ... Tipper Gore Vs. Sheena Easton)

Olbermann to Cheney -- Listen, you fatuous, condescending lunatic

Krugman: Is Obama relying too much on tax cuts?

Al Franken declares victory

TYT: Israel's Gaza Invasion Is A Very Bad Idea

U.S. Blocks UN Security Council Vote Calling For Immediate Cease-Fire In Gaza on Democracy Now 1/5/0

Friendly fire deaths as fights break out in Gaza capital

UK Guardian: Bringing God to the protest won't help the cause

TYT: What Would You Want To Be Buried With? Your Cellphone?

Al Franken interviews Jerry Garcia

Inmates Forced to Drink Poison Water - No Place to Go for Help

Oscar Grant Murdered by Oakland Police Officer (shortened video to moment of slaying) BART Shooting

The road ahead in ’09

Guam, focus of new U.S. strategy, faces hurdles

Town mourns soldier killed in Humvee crash

Fort Riley soldier dies in Iraq

Benning-based soldiers to deploy for Iraq

Iraq vet held in movie shooting

Fort Riley soldier stabbed

New command to fix Navy ‘culture problem’

Guard deployments put strain on grandma, girl

Carrier numbers, budget issues await Obama

French navy saves 2 cargo ships from pirates

Heeding complaints, Corps seeks better vest

Russian carrier to train near Greece

Corps featured in several Hollywood projects

Memorial for fallen MoH Marine stalls

Yuma squadron headed to Japan

Latest Hueys, Cobras make huge strides

All-quadrant gun set for Osprey installation

Undeterred by Taliban threats, Afghans showing up to get voter cards

Sadr City security staffing may change

Tuition program now offering loans only

Itaewon: Troops remember a place known for its vices

U.S. transfers FOB Callahan to Iraqis

Visitors to U.S. will soon need online approval

Misawa uses town patrol program to help contain off-base incidents

COLA increases for most troops in Pacific

Army puts collection of Korean War photos, videos online

Israelis Push in, Tighten Hold on Gaza

Geren Mulls Study of War Vet Violence

Afghan Army to Grow to 100,000

Many government employees now face airline baggage fees

Rules set for religious access at MEPS sites

Crew fights off pirates with water jets

George H.W. Bush carrier set for commissioning

Question about artillery rounds

Ready for a 4-day workweek?

Analysis: Gaza will not be Stalingrad

15 Years Out, Vet Ordered Up to Deploy

Don't pity the Palestinians

US troops 'monitoring Rafah crossing'

Israelis, sipping Pepsi, watch bombardment of Gaza town

Time Magazine: Nuclear's Comeback: Still No Energy Panacea

Paving and Developing Forests

Toyota's Solar Concept Might Not Be a Car At All

Germany Overtakes US as the Most Attractive Market for Renewable Energy Investment (thanks Bush)

Company wants to use ocean waves to produce electricity (Ventura, CA)

Houston company pulls out of (Nevada) coal-powered plant project

IBM to (help) Make Hydraulic Hybrids

"… most pollution problems are first detected by citizens …"

Delays keeping local solar electrical systems in the dark (NOLA)

Tidal power gets a boost from propeller and wind turbine technology

Report: (extraction and refining of oil from) Tar sands threaten birds

Orange drinks with 300 times more pesticide than (maximum allowed in) tap water

Washington Scientists Identify Multiple Causes In Rapid Dieoff Among White Pine Trees

Legislating a negative feedback loop

How we got here

Phones fingered in spread of superbugs (within hospitals) - (Hey Doc, wash your phone!)

Researchers focus on bringing bees back: renewed interest into finding new ways to boost bee numbers

Obama's Energy Team

Energy Efficiency, Innovation, and Job Creation.

Free Almost free

Colo. GOP lawmakers to sponsor oil shale bills (what we need are some tax incentives!)

UCSD Plans Fuel Cell Installation.

Sempra solar energy project makes advances in costs (grid parity)

Harold Ambler's Huffington Post climate misinformation-ganza

Prius Powers Home During Ice Storm

Riding the backs of the poor.

In Eight Yrs, Bush Never Set Foot In San Francisco - And The Loathing Is Mutual

Forestry: Where Bush's Midnight Regulations Could Backfire

What a wonderful idea...

Good news about the polar bear population

The rising costs of UK nuclear energy

Tennessee: Early warnings on ash pond leaks - TVA, state inspections show repairs, suspension …

"Killing hope: Cover-up of the stolen 2004 election" by Pete Johnson (1-5-09 Online Journal)

This is a DISASTER!!!! And we've deliberately been kept in the dark.

Obama's Perilous Compromise with Looters

Can we help the poor

No poor people in USA

How many

FDIC Agrees to Sell IndyMac to Investor Group

Auto sales plunge again in December ( {worst since '92}

Tax cuts--the dumbest economic "stimulus"

Calls Grow to Cap Property Taxes

They don't get it


Obama will give tax credit to firms that forgo layoffs

Farewell GWB

Erdogan blames Israel, Hamad charges 'war crime' and Mauritania pulls envoy

In memory of a murdered Iraqi trade union leader

Today in labor history Jan 5 Ford raised wages from $2.40 for a 9-hour day to $5 for an 8 hour day

U.S. Labor Against The War Statement: Solidarity With The Working People Of Palestine & Israel

Missouri jobless benefits fund going broke, again

Employee Free Choice Act Compromise?

Change policies to aid auto industry

Census Offers Opportunity for the Unemployed

Program covers English, welding lessons while immigrants get on-the-job training

Obama, Congress Put Working Families at Heart of Economic Plan

For the record

Court backs ruling that says Kravis Center negotiated in 'bad faith' with stagehands ($6 M back pay)

A Look At Major Union Contrcts Set to Expire in 2009

Employee Free Choice Act is vital, New York Times

The State of U.S. Labor

Starbucks settles with National Labor Relations Board on union member interrogations

Anti-Union Network

White House: Immigration Controls Working

Wkikleaks: Mormon Church Handbook of Instructions, 2006

Obama selects Brad Kiley to oversee salaries, budgeting - highest ranking LGBT appointment in the WH

Is it a choice?

Holy shit.

Gay, elderly and alone.

Typo in Proposition 8 Defines Marriage as Between "One Man and One Wolfman"

That Satan Clause

The Dem message now: I got mine screw you.

Bisexual characters on mainstream TV?

The Hate Amendment that forced me to leave Virginia and move to New Jersey

Kaine to head DNC, Obama stabs GLBT in the back again

My excellent adventure protesting the School of the Americas, Part 1

Salvadoran leftist leads presidential race (Miami Herald)

Elections to Watch in 2009

No surprise Caracas named 'murder capital of world'

Some music for your enjoyment tonight:

Hockey fans need to be watching this gold medal game between SWE and CAN juniors.

It's 5 days into the new year and I already have the funniest quote of the year in the sports forum.

'Detox' seller caught lying on national British radio about their own claims

Creature Comforts - monkeys for quadriplegics, parrots for psychotics and an assistance duck...

What are the primary causes of brain lesions in adults?

The fifth world

Hey Ladies

I had a weird

More pictures

When will Congress make its first serious push for another semi-auto ban, if at all?

is there anything more beautiful

Water Falling Over Things 2009: Part I

another camellia bonanza...

A few random shots from the 50th Anniversary celebration.

This is the month my photo appears in Birder's World.

Who is "the prophet" referred to in John 1:20?

Ham & lentil soup for a blustery night

Please tell me about your range hood...

Calif. high court rules US Episcopal Church retains ownership of breakaway parish property

I Gots a Wine to Recommend

I have 4 pounds of Harina prepararada para tortillas, a pre-mixed

Lawmaker in Kentucky Mixes Piety and Politics

It’s Survival of the Weak and Scrawny

Gravity’s growing role in ‘The Starry Night’

How the Republican ticket incorrectly referred to science on the campaign trail

Would there be interest in an Atheist-Christian Alliance?

Huge Spitzer/Hubble image of the Milky Way released today

A suggestion about the Episcopal Church; what do you think of this?

German battlefield yields Roman surprises (CNN)

Reset a computer??????

Can someone tell me how to find out if a domain name has

i picked up a copy of the Amazing Spiderman with Colbert on the cover running for President

looking for Excel tutorial program, my wife is losing her job and only needs it for another job, she

I'm having a port issue I think

every time i start up my Vista64 i have to reinstal Adobie Flash

Just bought a new TV need help...........

Powerpoint conversion

Sen Kerry on Ed Schulz Show today

Sen. Kerry joining CODEL trip to Southwest Asia this week

Britain moves to curb rise in knife violence

Evil Tories threaten to cut taxes/spending