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Israel bows to international pressure after bombing UN school in Gaza's darkest day (graphics)

Interview with Norman G. Finkelstein: The First Goal of Israel Is to Restore the Fear of Israel in t

Here is link to real news from Gaza

US academic group decries the targeting of schools in Gaza

US academic group decries the targeting of schools in Gaza

THE COLBERT REPORT is dead, long live THE COLBERT REPORT

FBI Informant to testify in GOP Convention case

Anyone watched the Daily Show?

A question about Constitutional law and the executive branch.

The Israel rules

THE GREAT PIRATES: Buckminster Fuller

Bush medals for Iraq war allies

Neither rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night will keep me from my appointed rounds

Will the AP stop at nothing to push for war with Iran?

Israel Pulled the Last Straw Tonight

Depleted Uranium Found in Gaza Victims: Norwegian Doctors

Child protestors attack Jews in Amran

Juan Cole: Israel/Gaza Cyberwar and Parallels to Abu Ghraib

Why So Much Animosity?

Crystal, China Maker Waterford Wedgwood Collapses

I'm cutting my satellite TV and relying on the internet for Television now

CBS interview with Norwegian physician: "They are Bombing 1.5 million People in a Cage"

SF Chron reveals cop's name in Oscar Grant killing - Johannes Mehserle

Rachel on NBC's Today!

Imagine the wailing & teeth gnashing if a Minn DEM Gov. failed to certify Coleman in same situation

"Clueless, humorless, self-absorbed assholes, right to the bitter end"

Bush ‘seriously considering’ pardon of Iraq war vet who killed unarmed Iraqi civilian

after your great response,read the responses to my ltte

Anyone watching Pence (R) on c-spin?

Fiorello H. La Guardia

not one mention of sarkozy peace talks in msm

Rep. Rush Holt on Leon Panetta

Drop dead Tony Blair

Venezuela Expels Israeli Ambassador

Spain Is a Key Battleground for Church’s Future

When Do WE Help Stop This Behavior...... Child Murder

Mike Pence - STFU

Blackwater guards to make court appearance today

Aaron Miller is discussing Gaza on CSpan1n/t

India PM Says Pakistan "Agencies" Linked to Attack

Camarillo preschool again marked with swastikas

Gaza protest news for Tuesday!

I'M SO EXCITED. AND I JUST CAN'T HIDE IT

Burning car rams synagogue door in France

Juan Cole and the Inordinate amount of influence Israel wields in our lap dog congress

Frontline tonight: Still flailing in Katrina's wake

"Americans have a desperate need to believe.We want to trust our government and leaders."

11-12 yr old boy missing in Kansas for 10 yrs - nobody told police

An Ex-Detainee of the U.S. Describes a 6-Year Ordeal

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

German and Austrian gas supplies severely disrupted

Levi Johnston quits oil field job

c-span - Armed Forces farewell Ceremony for bush*

Gaza in 'full-blown' humanitarian crisis

Toyota Japan orders 11-day production halt as pessimism grows

Republicans Give Obama Credit for Listening

Am I missing something here? It appears that Republicans are still in charge

1,557 pages of pork (get ready, here it comes! or Wow! my wallet feels lighter, hmm)

Have you ever talked to a friend who listens to Rush or Coulter?

Barney Frank smacks down ABC corespondent

Power Line celebrates hate directed at Obama

Armed Forces Farewell Ceremony to Bush on CSpan1

Waxman: Bushco "The result has been billions of dollars in waste, fraud, and abuse."

Obama May Use Chavez as First Test for Talking With Adversaries

Senator Al Franken

Networks' international coverage hits record low in 2008

Several questions- Rhamm Emmanuel is from IL - what happens to his seat? How is it filled? Biden i...

Greg Palast was on Air America tonight and went too far and was offensive

K&R and n/t?

Does anyone think the Republicans would have backed down if Coleman had won by 225 votes?

This Could Be The Biggest Crisis The Obama Admin Faces ... LINK

President Bush wants gate near new Dallas home

Crisis takes toll on Gaza's seasoned doctors, medics

So...as economy implodes, the Middle East is at War....it's John Travolta and Steve Jobs Health ?

Will the Obama Administration be a significant improvement over Bush's in Foreign Affairs?

The UN is demanding an investigation into the bombing

As Recession Deepens, So Does Milk Surplus

Impeachment panel may get Blagojevich tapes this week

If this Burris mess sinks Harry Reid as leader

*Shivers* Cheney is presiding over the Senate

Is "pay to play" becoming the new Nannygate and the old Pot confessional?

Acrimony sown by Bush will forever define his presidency

We don`t have to say anything just because children are being slaughtered.

So Madoff violated his bail conditions?

Reid created the 'circus' atmosphere around Burris today, not the appointee

Just posted this in LBN- no comments, any here?

Adolf Merckle, German Billionaire, Kills Himself As Empire Crumbles

Fayette schools to teachers: Please donate your raises

March Of The Dead To Greet Congress On Tuesday

Federal Judge Clears Path for Suit Challenging Warrantless Wiretaps

has anyone seen reports or video/pics of the clean up in Tenn?

Will Agent Mike be looking for work after Obama takes office?

Leon Panetta as C.I.A. Chief will be a debacle of huge proportions

LOL did anyone tell Virginia Fox that Rethugs lost the Elections

BTW - who won this year's 'War On Christmas?'

Jindal's Latest Attack on Louisiana's Families

I just finished the Vanity Fair article about the Bush administration...

If Democrats continue to support Israel's terrorism

Sarkozy back in Egypt, USA wants 'immediate ceasefire'

Frances Fragos Townsend - CNN "expert" nixes Panetta

Terrorists could use 'insect-based' biological weapon

Just a thought about Franken and Coleman

nytimes dot com front page picture....looks like the cops are gonna get burris

Brains! Must ... have ... brains!

For Bush & Obama, The First International Crisis Test They Face(d) Came Courtesy of Israel

CBS Harry Smith has Coulter on the morning show - calls her Goofy and Sophmoric

Other conflicts going on in the world besides Gaza

Bush says military has his ‘undying love and respect’

Trooper Union backs off allegations re timing of Johnston arrest.

Feinstein Explains Her Reticence About Panetta Nomination

You might be a Wasilla Republican if...........

harry reid live on cnn....heads up/edit: obama now taking questions

Obama's Tax Cut Gambit May Be Shrewder Than You Think

To Whom It May Concern:

The Daily Show and Colbert & Colmes were back last night and HILARIOUS

Hartmann thinks Reid is weak. I think he's complicit. You?

I hate to say it, but, Roland Burris should be seated

My mom's daily bulletin regarding Franken/Coleman

Tuesday TOONS part 2 War and the economy

Top 10 Talkers of 2008 (Reader Poll Edition)

Let's all hear it for re-elected Speaker Pelosi

Gates Wants Another $69.7 Billion for His 'Wars'

national spam day? woke up to 41 email spams....

Interesting and poignant scenes as the 111th Congress begins --

Bankruptcy Filings Jump By One-third In 2008

TEDTalk Tuesday: One Laptop Per Child

Reports of more than 40 killed in and around UN shelter

I got a Boehner

Should Burris really WANT that Senate seat? I've been thinking about

The State of Oregon is exploring the idea of taxing mileage instead of gasoline.

What event will nudge the first domino ?

Meet the new evangelicals ... the U of Texas football team

Appointments Tell Us About Obama - Headlines 1/6/09

caption?

Harry Reid didn't cave - Franken didn't go to Washington to be sworn in

2 months ago I served lunch to 100 people at a local church with a 92 year old woman, Alice....

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Hula Hoop Lady sues a Norfolk pig for his assault on her

Obama bans earmarks from big economic package

Rice Heads to U.N. for Talks on Gaza Cease-Fire

Sec. Spellings defends Bush:"Nobody says, 'Thank goodness no planes have crashed into any buildings"

Who needs Republicans to knock us around

Democratic Milquetoast of the Week: Harry Reid

Critics: Thumbs down for “Homeland Security” TV show

Let's have the whole world give Shrub the "finger" as his helicopter takes off!

Give Laura Bush's multi-million-dollar memoir the title it deserves

"Another Punch In The Gut For Global Warmers"

WSJ: Thrifty Families "A Major Reason The Downturn May Not Soon End"

Can a sitting President end the Burris and Franken stalemates?

Can a sitting President end the Burris and Franken stalemates?

Looks like Coleman is about to concede (nope Lawsuit)... link

Breaking - Jeb Bush not running for the Florida Senate seat

What would you do if a noted Conservative became a Liberal after some time?

MSNBC just said they learned Jeb will NOT seek the Senate seat

Norm Coleman: Filing Election Contest (Live at Press Conf)

New Voices in Congress Will Change Tone of Democratic Majority: "decidedly moderate, to the right"

Attention! Would everybody who expected anyone besides Pelosi to be elected Speaker of the House....

Friends: Jeb Bush may not run for Senate

I'm digusted

Texas Dept. of Trans choses stupidity and short sightedness re: TTC

Appropriators impose new earmark requirements

RE: Panetta, Sen. Wyden was consulted but Feinstein, Rockefeller weren't?

Facing Losses, German Billionaire Takes Own Life

Food prices still sky-high

Vid & Transcript of Gupta Lying About Sicko Movie

Ashlanders 'Shoe Bush' at Navickas' new art gallery

Bush: Rumsfeld did an ‘outstanding job.’

A Call To Serve

Say it all together now...

Will W. commute Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard's sentence?

Must Read - What does Kaine's nomination mean to VA Democrats?

Adolf Merckle commits suicide over losses

Coleman was fine with uncounted votes when he was ahead..

I'm wondering if Obama isn't a fox in the GOP's henhouse...

The things you learn from Internet Ads about politicians!

Bush wants gate on route to Dallas home....(Two Shoes so scared)

Alcoa cutting 15,000 jobs, freezing hiring and salaries

Act Now! Imminent Vote on Fair Pay Legislation

Should Franken do his First day in The Senate as Stewart Smalley?

Admiral Dennis Blair Aided Perpetrators of 1999 Church Killings In East Timor

Rec this if you want DU to kill that ad that yells "Hello!"

Laura Rozen: Panetta choice for CIA is praised by some in the foreign policy field

Levi Johnston quits oil field job

TEN QUESTIONS THE SENATE SHOULD ASK LISA JACKSON

Top 10 (or more) Progressive Talkers for 2008 - DU edition

Apple's last Macworld is beginning of new era (CNN/cnet)

Al Jazeera Breaks the Israeli Media Blockade

Obama Predicts 'Trillion-Dollar Deficits for Years to Come' WHOS FAULT?

This just came from our IT Guru...

Jeb Bush not running for Senate in 2010

People are still trying to prove that Trigg is not Palins baby... What?

"More money for Robert Rubin" by Dean Baker

Olbermann: 'Fatuous, condescending lunatic' Cheney failed to prevent 9/11

Billionaire kills himself over financial crisis

Any News Yet On Sore Loser Coleman's Lawsuit?

About this Panetta thing ......

About this Panetta thing ......

10,000 calls per hour crash NY unemployment system.

Progressive Blogger Matt Stoller Takes Job In Congress

Non Sequitur: Hits another nail square on the head.

"It is well known that convulsions/seizures may occur in clinical course of Kawasaki disease." ~

Enough About 'Roland Burris, Good Guy'

Police: Angry Ohio boy, 4, shoots baby sitter

For Republicans: these objective reasons all add up to Al Franken won the Senate seat.

"For years I labored with the idea of reforming the existing institutions of society,

Anyone here know aobut War Crimes Prosecution Watch?

Right Wing RedState crowing about Reid always obeying McConnell's orders

If you are reading this in Nevada

Obama vows he will have 'plenty’ to say on Mideast after swearing-in

Goody's has gone. They were hoping to emerge from Chapter 11 but

Pence Challenges Americans To ‘Check’ His Facts: Guess What? He’s Got Them Wrong»

GHW Bush on Jeb: "I'd like to see him be president someday."

Playing For Change: Artists from around the world perform "Stand By Me"

"We hold these truths to be self evident...

Coulter: Drudge got NBC to rebook me

mostly civilians

you really gotta hand it to Keith Olbermann... he found an excellent format that works in todays...

Do you believe those actors murdered their son in the Bahamas?

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

"NOW" we want an immediate cease fire?

Democratic Stuff: 1/20/09: Not Just The End Of An Error

Law Professor Jack Balkin's well considered views on the Senate's authority to reject Burris

Re: economic stimulous package...I believe earmarks ARE needed.

IT'S ALL OBAMA'S FAULT! The New RW Meme.

Meet John Doe....

Republicans: Why even bother having a Government?

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

Babylonian cuneiform tablet mentions figure in Hebrew Bible.

For unintended hilarity, the RNC potential Chairman debate can't be beat

Shinseki pledges to fix gaps in veterans' care

Events in the Middle East

Those Bastards went after Clinton like he was the devil himself, Bush should fare no better

Where To Stay Inside Yellowstone NP In September?

The Ponzi Scheme Presidency - Bush's Legacy of Destruction

Buyer's Remorse: Don't Ignore the Great Advice You Can Procure Here on DU

Alcoa's cutting 13,500 jobs...

Tweety said it: "This is the first time since 1965..."

Why not Oprah for mideast envoy?

Gupta's the best pick since Vilsack.

What's Betty and her family throwing in this picture?

Unimplemented IG Recommendations Costing Taxpayers Billions of Dollars

Hitchens can't tell how many people he's talking to.--We better listen to him.

Prozac - "the only light at the end of an increasingly black tunnel of despair"

Maybe Jay Leno can be Secretary of Transportation

call me stupid, call me dumb but I still can't figure this meltdown out

Mystery of the Great Pyramid at Giza construction solved?

Obama Appoints Fierce Bush Critic, Dean Of Harvard Law School To Justice Dept.

Obama Appoints Fierce Bush Critic, Dean Of Harvard Law School To Justice Dept.

Sorry Mr. Obama, My ticket to your inauguration is gone to someone else

BREAKING- Dr.Phil to be made Secretary of Shitty T.V

Have One Extra Inauguration Seat Ticket, Need ........

Bush Praises 'Outstanding' Rumsfeld

Bullshit TV Show Alert: ABC showing "Homeland Security"

Who updated wiki with this "intimated" shit?

BUSHCO CAUGHT! Evidence-They KNEW Wiretapping Was ILLEGAL & Judge Walker Has PROOF!

Kissinger: Obama should act to create a 'new world order'

Police hunt blow-up doll thief after sex shop raids

Ted Stevens gets Standing Ovation on Senate Floor; Franken doesn't even get to stand on the floor

The glorification of killing.

I say hat's off to: Patrick Fitzgerald, his stunt of a press conference has created in Burris...

6-year-old misses bus, takes family car, drives 10 miles towards school before crashing

Democrats Do Not Support a Cease Fire in Gaza - regurgitate reThug rationale

Anybody watch Texas v Ohio State last night? Hubby and I are both

Anybody watch Texas v Ohio State last night? Hubby and I are both

I've always named my septic tanks after Republicans

Could this fantasy come true? Do any of you think that some person, perhaps

Sanjay Gupta for Surgeon General

Is Leon Panetta a good choice to head the CIA

Specter: Holder Could Be Another Gonzo

So...is Dr. Sanjay Gupta a Hero for American Medical Consumers or a Shill?

Levi Johnston quits oil field job, PUBLIC SCRUTINY: Rules say he needs diploma for apprenticeship.

If Illinois Secretary of State won't sign Burris' certificate of appointment he should resign

Two more fucking weeks!

What scares me? This scares me.

People associated with dentistry dog whistling each other: TOP 10 POVERTY CITIES

Dr Dean EDELL would be GREAT!1 as Surgeon General, but, oh-well!1

Apple Drops Anticopying Measures in iTunes

On the off chance that you think you are having a b-a-a-a-d day . . .

Is Norm still officially a "senator"? n/t

Anybody need to hear some good old-fashioned KICK ASS protest music?

from the break your heart folder: Austin Activist Admits He Infiltrated RNC Protest Groups

Former Republican Governor of MN calls on Coleman to concede

Utah AG wants to sue BCS for anti-trust violations.

It’s Survival of the Weak and Scrawny: 'Evolution in Reverse'

If You Got I-NAUG Tickets and Can't GO!!!!

Fergit NewYears or MardiGras or Shrub's Departure - it's party time against CHERTOFF!1

DUers, take a music break. Sigur Ros live at MoMA on Current TV dot com

Winter Wonderland: Germany Sinks into Spectacular Deep Freeze

The End of the Financial World as We Know It (NYT)

NOW! Frontline: The Old Man and the Storm.

NOW! Frontline: The Old Man and the Storm.

Good news: Obama will have a new limo !

Bush's mourn more for dead kitty than they do the 4000+ soldiers he committed to die

Sanjay Gupta is the ___ of doctors (fill in the blank)

Illinois folks, a question. Is there anyone in the Illinois Senate that will ask Fitzgerald to

What job will Oprah get?

You Are Being Lied to About Pirates

Obama won. We have majorities. But guess what - most of the assholes remain!

I'm With Stupid

Howard Fineman's hair

Obama's Silence: shows his wisdom, but also Israel's

More hypocrisy from the "godly perfect people" they make me SICK

there should be tax breaks for those who eat children.

I suffered no delusions, but a clear signal was sent today in Washington.

Mandatory Tuesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Mike's Back I hope!!

Israel Puts Media Clamp on Gaza

How progessives can take back the world of books

Who selects the head of the Democratic National Committee? And why was Lanny Davis

Obama MUST deal with this UFO threat.

I am so proud of my son, he wrote his senior paper about HEMP!

THIS IS PATHETIC

New regulations regarding children's clothing--devastating.

Here is some info on the rocket attacks during cease fire

Vitamin D info, FAQ, Myths, "New Research", Test Kits, Lab Sites, Costs, etc - x

Harry Reid -- wait for it -- CAVED on Franken

Oh yuck. Brownback.

I'm so proud that every time Obama makes an appointment

Republicans cry "Coup!" in Texas

Gupta is no good for serious health care.

Dennis Kucinich: We will create a New America and a New World

So Blair House lie! Get my fucking shoes!

Of protest songs and war toys...

Try to watch Frontline and weep and ache for fellow Americans.

Isn't it remarkable how war crimes are no longer committed in this world!

I love how the Panetta appointment is pissing folks off

Tuesday TOONS part 1 Bush and Obama

ABC launches new propaganda show, "Homeland Security USA," tonight at 8

PE Obama - Thanks for ignoring all those

The Sweetest thing I 've seen on TV in ages - Jacob Begich meeting P.E. Obama

If Sen. Reid has pissed you off over Burris and Franken, sing out!

Will Laura Bush get to keep her trailer, or does it go to Michelle now?

Prices for health care services have to be set democratically, not by the market

Every single patient coming into my dental office is

Finally the US Senate has a decent Mick Jagger impersonator!

Dahr Jamail: The Monstrosity of War

Sanjay Gupta

What is holding up the stock market?

Sanjay Writes Screenplay Based on his Life - "Mash on Speed"

In the spirit of the Sanjay Gupta pick

President Obama, please remove the 10% penalty on 401K withdrawls ASAP.

Help! Need to retrieve recipe I posted here

EU “demands” that Russia deliver gas

Gupta: our health care system is a "shameful system". He needs his feet held to the fire on this.

Boo Hoo Drier is bawling already

Remember the nitwit suing for $54 million over a pair of pants?

Pope blames women for toxic world problem

St. Paul refusing to release thousands of hours of video re: RNC

Hula Hoop Lady tasered

Is There A God-Given Right To Anything in This World?

Thom Hartmann's thoughts on why Feinstein and Rockefeller are opposed to Leon Panetta as CIA Dr.

Soldier dies after bar fight over Jimmy Buffett song

The Dems: A party of self-destruction?

What Happens Next?

The Weekly Standard is elated about Obama's Surgeon General choice

Israel starts a war and Obama gets (even more) unpopular

K&R this post if you believe Burris should be seated.

Synagogue set alight during rise in anti-Semitic attacks in London

Israeli Shelling Kills at Least 30 at U.N. School

Burris v. White: "It shall be the duty of the Secretary of State:"

Israel May Be in Violation of Arms Export Control Act - Kucinich

The Return Of Schiavo:Conservatives Plan To Revive Embarrassing Debacle To Block Obama’s DOJ Nominee

Do you have time for beauty?

John Bolton's mustache

"They want to build a prison... for you and me to live in..."

The Lottery/The Economy

with education, you can't throw money at the problem.

UN official says Gaza school was clearly marked - Reuters

Somebody get Howard Fineman to the hair stylist....and FAST.

Rabbi Michael Lerner is seeking help to publish full page ad in the NYT.

no comment

Burlington Board of Health: "Remove Fluoride Immediately, It Is 'Poison' "

My final tribute to George W. Bush is now in my front yard....

The seven most BEAUTIFUL words in the English language: "Bush starts packing to leave White House"

Obama needs to make HSAs available to EVERYONE

Hopeless, absolutely fucking hopeless

Things I've Learned from Hannity & Coulter today.

Drivers dropping insurance to save money

Is Randi Rhodes still acting all pissy over Al Franken?

Is Randi Rhodes still acting all pissy over Al Franken?

I'm glad we're finally rid of corporate influence in government

Obama should give an honest assessment of our condition in his State of the Union Address

Obama and the democratic party treatment of Howard Dean is shameful

Does the Geneva Convention (GCIV) still matter at all anymore?

THANK YOU, HOWARD DEAN

A question on moving "out" of the country.

American Dream Ripoff right out of John McCain's state AZ - Bankcard Empire dot Com

The trouble with Sanjay Gupta (Paul Krugman)

Margaret Truman's final 'Capital' mystery is revealing

Oh , leave the girls alone

Another Freeperism

Unprecedented Numbers Of Americans Question Israel's Actions In Gaza

DEMOCRATIC UNDERGROUND... WTF???

Magistrate Appreciation Thread

Gupta. Wrong on marijuana, wrong for us

Gupta. Wrong on marijuana, wrong for us

Smokeasies Defy Smoking Bans Across the County

Went to local Borders Bookstore to use my gift card when in the front entrance

Went to local Borders Bookstore to use my gift card when in the front entrance

Florida legislature is hacking budget, sparing no one. No cuts in corporate tax breaks in sight.

The Hill: "New DNC chief signals a change." Lanny Davis is back again.

The job market is incredibly scary, I had no idea...

The Rude Pundit: Al Franken Lives For Our Sins

Possible FSM sighting? Could ‘Tentacle’ UFO Have Destroyed UK Wind Turbine?

10: 20 EST MSNBC: Israel strike on UN school kill at least 35, untold injured

Slap the racists down. Weblog Awards 2008

"Why don't you for once tell America the truth?" Michael Moore asks of Dr. Sanjay Gupta

How is this not murder? Video shows officer shoot unarmed man in back as partner kneels on him.

call and say you stand with israel - 1.800.555.1212 (new commercial on MSNBC)

Unbelievable number of people calling for a job.

The Role of Water Privatization in the World-Wide Water Crisis

Muslims, as a whole, were not responsible for 9/11. Jews, as a whole are not responsible

YES WE CAN book signing tour

First day of Winter Quarter today. It's going to be a long 12 weeks. Hold me...

Hi!

'Penis fire' suspect is charged

Has anyone seen the thread "Man on Fire"?

Today I tried to get a death certificate from Chuuk.

Did I miss or forget something? Where is MissHoneyChurch?

Headline of the day! (NSFW)

What's up with the History Channel?

It ain't easy getting started with the day at 8 AM after a night out at the disco

Laundry Psychics

The Postal Service - "Such Great Heights" vs. Chicago - "Hard To Say I'm Sorry"

IRS website

Craig Ferguson (CBS Late Late show) got married

A Caper About Copper Clappers

Has anyone seen the film "Man on Wire"?

DU Jeopardy - ANSWER: Those who PROFIT from It.

Kittengarten: Take your cat to class!

A friend just sent this to me...thought I would share it here-enjoy!

With you in that dress my thoughts I confess verge on dirty

Road to the Doghouse - Puppedential Debate

ZOMG! Sam Raimi is remaking Evil Dead I !!!

My printer started making noises at 5 am.

I cannot handle these

We don't have to take our clothes off, to have a good time

Here's a real sign of the sucking economy. The end of free beer.

Patrick Swayze: "I'm Going Through Hell"

I found out the freezing point of embalming fluid in less than a minute

muscians/producers/studio types: does this blow your mind?

Child Bankrupts Make-A-Wish Foundation With Wish For Unlimited Wishes

My Baby Girl turns 3 today!!

What matches light aqua type color?

LOL, I can't be the only one addicted to this site

Dupe--please delete

Just started sleeting here

Is 10 AM too early to be drinking whiskey directly from the bottle with a straw while naked?

A DU story that always cracks me up.

WXPN Top 100 Songs of 2008

The Last Sizzuper

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

Apple Introduces Revolutionary New Laptop With No Keyboard

I started a boring blog...

Tell me about DVR

My treadmill desk, iteration 1

List your Top Ten songs of the year, without including

Divisional Round - Care to revise your Superbowl predictions?

Do engine and transmission additives help, are they worth adding

Dick Cheney's Backwash or Donald Rumsfeld's nipple sweat?

Jennifer Love Hewitt back on the market - calls off engagement

Is it my TeeVee, or is the new President kinda "dark in complexion"???

Question for Dawn of the Dead movie series

I'm looking for a website where I can post total crap and irritate the hell out of people...

I have a week until I'm sucked back into doctoral hell.

You know you've gotta be in a real snit if you throw away a perfectly good rubber band.

St. Louisans: How are the roads out there?

Divisional Round - Hottest Quarterback

Who else here is shitfaced?

Electric code type question

I just KNOW this is going to be the album of 2009 - the one we all will want to buy!!

Are there non-racist Skinheads anymore?

I have too god damn many passwords.

I don't swear often but FUCK! Another "wintry mix" storm.

I used to watch a movie called Taxi

I've been playing phone tag with 2 different doctors offices ALL DAY LONG

Merry Christmas fellow rejectors of the newfangled Gregorian calender.

I used to watch a taxi called Checker.

Ever have that one spelling typo that truly screws everything up?

DU, I believe those vibes you sent helped; thank you so much for your time.

This Afternoon's Playlist

I Voted For Obama And Change....

14 days Or Less

DOROTHY DANDRIDGE

Turn your PC into an HDTV for $25

Our tornado siren is going off. I don't think there's a tornado. Should I

I think "Tzipi Livni" is a cool name.

A Call To Service (New England DUers)

Ever dress your cat in an apron?

Oasis: Beatles as Alexei Sayle: Monty Python

I voted for Obama with change.

Am I a redneck if I like Skynryrd's Free Bird?

Double your pleasure... Double your fun...

Woohoo!! I just scheduled my first same-sex wedding!!

We're getting the most beautiful snow right now!! nt

I am WAY over and done with felines.....

****Lounge Vibe Posse Request****

Oi, if they say love is more powerful, how come hate always makes the best-seller list?

I used to watch a show called Taxi

I have a picture of a hot DUer in the shower.

Has anyone heard from UnderTheOcean lately?

My Bipolar is acting up so I had to post in the Lounge.

Somebody up there likes me.

Somebody do a poll on this

The word for today is "Buttfloss". Please use it in a sentence.

Fuckity fuck fuck fuckity fuck - I hate the Man!

YouTube: "I'M CARL LEWIS!"...probably my favorite Eddie Murphy bit of ALL TIME.

I apologize for every thread that I have ever started.

I'm skipping the wine, straight to scotch

From Fundies Say The Darndest Things.....

Stooges' guitarist Ron Asheton found dead in his Ann Arbor home

Well, we blew Christmas.

what purpose does the buddy list serve?

OktoberKid's latest poem

Is it just me who has "Flashing Lights" playing nonstop in her head?

I just taught myself how to text on a rotary dial phone.

Former Culture Wars Fanboy Says Druids Ruined His Sex Life

I fucking hate the B(C)S. Ugh.

requisite thread about the reccomend fairy

Well, my Labs are swimming in the back yard now.

What is your favorite radio station and supply a link.

Vibes For lost-in-nj Please!

Do you know someone who makes you proud to be liberal/progressive/leftist?

JVS, I'm holding you personally responsible!

What could be worse than falling out of a moving chair lift? Having your pants come off too?

Elrond Hubbard likes punching directors in the junk.

Q. How do you link Buddy Holly to David Hasselhoff via 6 Youtube videos?

Got some kick-ass new protest music you should hear

Okay - out with the sorry details

More complaints about online poker for play money

Do You Believe It's Possible to Communicate with the Dead?

A quick question, and then off to bed. If you had a little pet monkey...

Is mass recommending vandalism?

My husband SPINNING LIVE on WUAG in FIVE MINUTES!!

OMG! CRIM SON! The thread replies are coming from INSIDE THE HOUSE!

A map of England that will not last very long

I can't trust you for five minutes!

Hi Loungers! I'm in my new house, using somebody's unsecured

So I had the strangest "nightmare" last night

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 1/6/2009)

Caught in the middle of the financial meltdown and layoffs?

I'm being taken advantage of... By my father's Corp.

I finally understand. After all these years.

Hi Loungers, I'm In Crim Son's House, Don't Tell Her!

Former Star Wars Fanboy Says Droids Ruined His Sex Life

Bailey's ears were UNSPEAKABLY HORRIBLE

Like a great DEtective/Mystery Yarn? In the Electric Mist with Tommy Lee Jones & John Goodman

Happy Epiphany, everyone!

my little sister has possibly the most embarrassing video of me ever

*sighs* I'm beginning to hate people.

What does +1 mean?

FEDEX: I've been waiting for an Xmas package since Dec. 16!!

IT'S ARKANSAS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

What is your favorite euphemism for alcoholic intoxication?

I just used "hide thread" for the first time ever. That is one handy device! nt

Help me figure out what my boss is up to.

I voted for Obama on Change.

Traffic Hell in DC Thanks to the Obamas Being at the Hay Adams Hotel

Crispini Reviews: Burn After Reading

Hey DuStrange did you see that Mathemetician is considered the top job in the US?

Do you know someone who makes you embarrassed to be liberal/progressive/leftist?

6-year-old misses the bus, takes the family car

I watch one donkey sex show and you make me pay for it the rest of my life...

Zhang Ziyi & Fiance caught getting frisky on the beach (NSFW)

11-12 yr old boy missing in Kansas for 10 yrs - nobody told police

The tree is down, the decorations and lights put away

I used to watch a show callled GI Joe

65 People Laid Off Today

Watching "Leatherheads". Not really liking it.

Does anyone know where I might be able to buy a retractable lanyard for an ID badge?

Which forum is the most volatile place on DU?

Ever put your cat on a diet?

Swing, Swing, Swing

Five questions for dog companions.

Okay- Out with the sordid details.

Do any DUers have experience starting a non-profit?

Facebook sticky situation...advice please!

ugh.. i really can't wait to get out of Alabama

Where's CaliforniaPeggy?

How come no one offers to send me nekkid pictures?

Hilariously cool story from the interwebs today.....

Vote for your favorite webcomic

Not having the greatest time tonight.

Cenk: What Was Israel Supposed to Do?

Let's play, "Dead Or Alive."

Random Questions

Kroger had it on sale, so I bought some.

Will your book be a bestseller? This website could tell you.

How not to pick up atheist women

What is the best thing invented by mankind?

Does anyone here send their dog to doggie day care?

How are you fixed for frie wood?

do you support smoking bans in public places (ie bars, restaurants)?

What would you do with ....

Sean Kennedy’s Murderer Up For Early Parole

Who posted the "what's wrong with this picture" thread, Obama in Limo?

Let the Right One In: prepare to have new favorite vampire movie.

Former American Gladiator 'Nitro' Says Steroids Ruined His Sex Life

Could I possible ask for some vibes pretty please...

Ever feel like you're too far to the left to be a Democrat?

Rock of Love Bus is the most disgusting program ever.

Shouldn't there be tax breaks for people who DON'T have children?

Ladies and gentlemen ... welcome to the beginning of the Al Franken Decade!

Ladies and gentlemen ... welcome to the beginning of the Al Franken Decade!

Apparently CSPAN has full faith in Burris for tomorrow.....

The least Reid can do is let Franken and Burris use his office to play gin while they're waiting.

The least Reid can do is let Franken and Burris use his office to play gin while they're waiting.

Who should Obama nominate for Commerce Secretary?

Maybe This Is Why Kaine Wasn't Picked As Veep

California DU'ers need to lay off of criticizing other states for their choice of Senators

Franken should challenge Reid for Majority Leader...

Dylan Or Springsteen

I was watching the Barack Obama He Completes Us video on Comedy Central again

Have you guys heard of Pandora.com? It personalizes a music station for you -- Free.

Terry McAuliffe Announces Campaign Staff - Virginia heavy hitters

One thing I don't get with the Tim Kaine pick, is why pick someone who's outside the mainstream?

MSNBC reporting Burris to show up today at Swearing in

Speculation That Washington Governor Gregoire to be named Commerce Secretary

I am so tired of the idea that 9/11 was a bigger deal than the Cold War

Burris Shot Down by Senate Secretary! Will File Lawsuit?

Would you be interested in reading a memoir by Laura Bush?

Enough is enough. Obama needs to say something. Just today, at least 40 killed at UN School in Gaza

Could Gregoire be tapped for top Commerce post?

Two weeks folks.

Republicans frightened Reid again. They planned to disrupt opening of new Congress.

Now is not the time for Capitol Hill parliamentary bullshit

Check this out!

Harry Reid got played.

India, The First Kitty Has Passed Away..

Any lawyers on DU today? If they refuse to sit Burris couldn't they refuse to sit someone who. . .

How Reid brought this Burris mess upon himself

14 days left. Bye Bye Birdie

NASA climate scientist pens personal appeal to Obama

Why would you want a statement from Obama when he has already stated his position?

Becerra isn't interested in Commerce Sec.

Bush History-Top GOPer Admits Bush War Management was "terrible", & Lies to Congress , 1/6

"The Secret Service guy told me to calm down." A story we might all relate to:

If Burris were white, would Reid's refusal to accept him be because of his whiteness?

Now we know who is prone to idiocy.

McClatchy: Obama's choice of Panetta to lead CIA suggests shake-up is coming

Whatever else is going on, Roland Burris does NOT have the requisite credentials to

The Roland Burris Appointment Is Turning Into A Real Circus!

Dick Cheney Swearing In Biden In Senate Today

COOL! Malia Obama's school is LEED Platinum (standard for environmentally sustainable construction)

Burris Arrives at Senate: Insists on being Seated! Media Mob in the Senate Halls...

Anyone know what time the House and Senate will certify the election?

How long before republicans yell............RULE OF LAW?

An emotional Obama, on the flight to Washington

The only way Obama can comment on Gaza is WITH Bush next to him

How much longer before Gov. Paterson appoints someone to NY's soon-to-be-open Senate seat?

A Black Man is barred from entering a public building

So how is it all going to go down?

I recommend that everybody read "The Audacity of Hope"

Why are DiFi and Jay Rockefeller so Upset about Panetta's CIA Appointment?

How Bush Broke The Government

Reid didn't have a GAWD DAMNED THING To Do With Burris Being Rejected Today

You know the "Serenity" prayer?

The real reason Obama isn't speaking out on Gaza.

PHOTO Idle hands? January 20 seems a lifetime away............

Looks like the publicity stunt worked (or NBC caved in) - Ann Coulter to be on NBC 'Today' tomorrow

Wowza - poor Norm Coleman. When they locked the door they shut down EVERYTHING!!!

dupe

Zero tolerance for pay-for-play Senate seats!

Burris to testify thursday before Blago impeachment panel

LIEberman is forgiven, retains leadership position, but Reid cannot seat Burris?

Report: Figure in probe that led to Richardson's withdrawal gave money to Obama's campaign

Obama "deeply concerned" about civilian casualties in Gaza

Norm Coleman speaks at 3pm

A Call To Service (Mass/NH DUers)

Pat Buchanan: Burris is a US Senator, Blago did his duty.

Burris Should be seated, but the man is an egotistical jackass.

Dianne Feinstein: Obama and Biden Apologized to me for Not Telling Me about Panetta

House re-elects Nancy Pelosi as speaker

How one bad apple spoils it for everyone (actual research)

Job Description of the Surgeon General

The Illinois Sec. of State doesn't have veto power people.

Concerning Gaza and Obama.

On the issue of Blagojevich's appointment, the Dems, including Obama, are in full agreement.

Richardson, Obama Teams Trade Blame

What is the worst thing invented by mankind?

Feinstein says Senate should seat Burris

Would Gupta be the highest serving American of Indian (Asian) Descent in US History?

CNN Headline: Obamas $1 trillion problem

PHOTOS Cheney's fun day at the office.

The one thing Dems can do better than anyone else

So how many of you have run for president? [I have.]

Coleman sues over Minnesota Senate recount result

Wash Post - Obama Wants Journalist Gupta for Surgeon General

OK...no Googling... who is the Surgeon General right now?

Obama's CIA Pick Unlikely To Face Senate Challenge

Jonas Brothers, Miley Cyrus to play at children's party?

((((Breaking))))Jeb Bush will not to run for U.S. Senate

Harry Reid is bad...very bad

"How is the Franken campaign responding to the lawsuit from Norm Coleman...?"

Obama On Gaza: I'm Still Committed To Pursuing Mideast Peace

Feinstein Explains Her Reticence About Panetta Nomination

Official Duties of the Surgeon General & Sanjay Gupta's Specialty

PHOTOS Ted Kennedy (Jan 6)

Feinstein bucks Dems on Burris

Not for nuthin', but why does D Feinstein feel compelled to pour sour milk on Obama's Wheaties?

Not for nuthin', but why does D Feinstein feel compelled to pour sour milk on Obama's Wheaties?

First Lieberman, then it was Gerry Ferraro, now DiFi?

ABC News: Barack Obama Taps CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta for Surgeon General

Leon Panetta & the DCI

Bush starts packing to leave White House

Just Imagine The Hue and Cry on This Board When Obama Picks His New Dog

Why is there a delay with the appointment to Senator Clinton 's seat?

Obama adds 'Neighborhood Ball' to parties

At the risk of sounding superficial for two nights in a row.....

Illinois DUers chime in: to seat or not to seat?

Inaugural Balls...

Would Rahm Emanual Have Made A Better Speaker Of The House......

How do you best describe Bush in a nutshell?

Feinstein & Rockefeller are both slimy fucks.

PHOTOS: George Bush - A Distinguished Public Servant. Seriously.

Son of Prop 8 supporting rightwing pastor of mega church facing grand theft charges

Breaking: Jeb Bush will not run for the Senate.

Please vote in my DU Gupta poll (link inside) ...

TOON: "Only one President at a time!"

Blago/Burris/Reid official theme song:

Roland Burris for Commerce Secretary!

With Reid as Majority Leader we may be in trouble getting Obama's cabinet

Anyone here not willing to accept Colin Powell as part of Obama's administration...

Obama Press Conference Wednesday at 10:15

Report: Al-Qaida No. 2 blames Obama for Gaza fight

With 111th, the age of Pelosi dawns

Ezra Klein: "Gupta is a great pick"

Why after 8 years of bush has the leadership in the congress picked now to find a pair?

You wanna know what I think???

It would be unconstitutional for the Senate to seat Burris

Is anyone else having trouble reaching the DNC website?

Bush: worst President or dumbest?

At Sidwell, Everybody's Top Subject; "She seemed very happy, she was skipping and smiling."

Why are so many here freaking out about Gupta as SG?

Obama Needs To Speak Out! Now! Now! Now!

Obama's wheels: Secret Service to unveil new presidential limo

Who would be a better Surgeon General than Sanjay Gupta?

After seeing KO tonight, I feel better about the Gupta pick...

Gupta vs. Michael Moore on Larry King Live

Poll: Caroline Kennedy Might Put Senate Seat At Risk For Dems

Its 1946...WW2 is over...what could have been,,,

Gallup Poll Shows Confidence in Obama heading downward?

Has Congress Counted the Electoral Votes Yet?

Al Franken UNCHAINED

YOu know the witch hunt of the clinton days will look like childs play compared to the next 8 years

Minnesota law prohibits final certification of a winner in the face of such a lawsuit

Richard Parsons, ex Time Warner Chair, to be Commerce Sec?

AP: Obama's Kenyan Grandmother to Attend Jan. 20 Event

Real wackos at Plains Radio

Bush: It "will become very evident to" Obama that the "homeland is under threat"

TIME: Caroline Kennedy's Shaky Quest for Camelot II

14

Do you know what the Surgeon General does?

I don't think that Senate Republicans are very likely to have an obstructionist agenda.

Rachel just ripped DiFi a new asshole. You go...

Surgeon General, not for Howard Dean

Sen. Russ Feingold pleased with selection of Panetta for CIA Director

Obama rewarding corporate thieves with power and our money.

For those who want Burris seated

PHOTOS The Most Widely Travelled Piece Of Cardboard In History?

Gupta to have "expanded role in health policy advice" - Hmmm - Some saying it is only a PR job???

If Obama walked on water some DUers would say its because he can't swim. . .

For Those Asking "What Does The Surgeon General Do Anyway?" or "He's just a spokesperson"...

PHOTOS Joe Biden (Jan 6)

DU: The Quiz

Dems Plan Pro-Israel Resolution Supporting Israel's Goal In Its Gaza Strip Operation.

Weighing in on the Blago/Burris/Reid Senate Seat Controversy

LET GAZA LIVE

Fmr. CIA Officer Michael Scheuer on Obama's choice of Leon Panetta:

Krugman on Gupta

My First Major Disappointment With Obama

Should Burris be seated?

Team Obama dabbles in drama

DiFi: “I believe the President should have the prerogative to appoint who he wants to be the DCI"

Obama breaks silence on Gaza, voices concern

Could This Be The Reason Diane Feinstein is Pissed With Obama????

Surgeon General Gupta: Yea or Nay?

Why cant we give Obama's Choices a chance to work before we revolt?

Chemerinsky on the law, and Blagojevich...today's LA Times

One toilet for every 6,000 people (at the Inaugural)

All Presidents' Lunch

Need a room/bed/couch in DC for the Inauguration.

Economists see jobless surge, deeper housing hole

Singh accuses Pakistan on Mumbai (BBC)

U.S. denies Haitians protected status

A Spurt of Quake Activity Raises Fears in Yellowstone

Passenger forced to cover Arabic T-shirt receives $330,000 compensation

Sheriff: 4-Year-Old Shoots Teen Babysitter for Stepping on Foot

Levi Johnston quits oil field job

Strike on Gaza school kills 40

Ebola alert shuts Angolan borders

Spain's king calls for Gaza cease-fire

Warnings Not Enough for Gaza Families

Could Gregoire be tapped for top Commerce post?

Strike on Gaza school 'kills 40'

New Guantanamo chief judge warns of change with Obama

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

Burris, Rejected by Senate, 'Weighs Options'

Police: Angry Ohio boy, 4, shoots baby sitter

Bush designates ocean conservation areas in final weeks as president

Obama adds ‘Youth Inaugural Ball’ to celebrate young Americans’ service

Senate bid by Jeb Bush iffy, friends say

Nelson Report Says Ross Will Get Iran File

An Ex-Detainee of the U.S. Describes a 6-Year Ordeal

Timber company drops road deal with Forest Service (Plum Creek won't pave logging roads)

Obama breaks silence on Gaza, voices concern

Alabama AG announces legislative crime package (top crime Voter Fraud)

Sanjay Gupta as Surgeon General? WTF?

TVA: Rain won't worsen sludge slide

Enron’s Skilling loses appeal of conviction

Burris Refused Seat in US Senate

Al Jazeera Breaks the Israeli Media Blockade

Va. 6-Year-Old Takes Family Car After Missing Bus

Levi Johnston quits oil field job

Airstrike kills 3 at Gaza school U.N. using as refugee center

MN-Senate; Norm Coleman to speak to media in St. Paul

Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. warns Burris controversy becoming 'racialized'

As Prices Rise, Some See $2 Gas

Turkey holds suspicious Iran-Venezuela shipment

Skinheads: State says hearing on plot wastes time

Obama breaks silence on Gaza, voices concern

Democrats' opposition to Burris begins to crack

Japan wants anti-whaling ship barred from ports

Rifle Found At Fort Lewis May Have Belonged To Saddam Hussein

La. gov's plan to fix $341M budget gap has layoffs

Jeb Bush says he won't run for Senate in 2010

Coleman sues over Franken's Senate recount victory

Former Gov. Jeb Bush Won't Run For Senate In 2010

Levi Johnston quits oil field job, PUBLIC SCRUTINY: Rules say he needs diploma for apprenticeship.

Feds to charge Seattle man for Iraq death (Blackwater)

Bush's Environmental Legacy Draws Mixed Reviews (Fox News)

Coal ash spill reveals risks, lapses in waste regulation

Hard-Hit Families Finally Start Saving, Aggravating Nation's Economic Woes

Shares skyrocket as Porsche takes over Volkswagen

Obama bans earmarks from economic package

Austria’s ‘Woman on Wall St.’ Now Out of Sight

Guardsman would rather face Taliban than U.S. economy

Obama's Kenyan Grandmother to Attend Inauguration

Iraq's Minorities Facing Extinction in Current Crisis

Gov't: Official billed $1.2M for no WTC tower work

IBM May Cut Thousands of Jobs, Employee Group Says

Toyota shuts plants, China risks riots as crisis bites

Obama Says Expects to Inherit U.S. Deficit Approaching $1 Trillion

Wilkes getting out of prison

Canadian soldier accused of killing insurgent following ambush (Afghanistan): lawyers

Apple Drops Anticopying Measures in iTunes

Willem Buiter warns of massive dollar collapse

Starbucks plans to settle another labor (NLRB) complaint

Israeli Leaders To Debate "Final" Gaza Push

Logitech to slash jobs, withdraws targets

Gates projects Pentagon needs $70 bln more for wars

VP-elect Biden sworn in for 7th Senate term

Iggy Pop’s Guitarist, Ron Asheton of Stooges, Found Dead at 60

No Purple Hearts for PTSD, Pentagon rules

Austria's Woman on Wall St; Now Out of Sight

Senate Democrats put off plans to seat Franken

Ohio Unemployment Claim Systems Overwhelmed

Sea Shepherd Joins Search for Missing Japanese Whaler

Coulter booked for 'Today' show

How bad is it? Arizona applies for bank loan

'Fat' soldiers as US Army relaxes weight limits to increase recruitment

Obama vows 'plenty' to say on Mideast after swearing-in

Alcoa to Eliminate 15,000 Positions

Real Estate Executive Found Dead in Apparent Suicide

Israel offers Gaza aid corridor

Billionaire Merckle Killed by Train, Die Welt Reports (possible suicide)

Biden: Not Notifying Top Senators on Panetta CIA Choice a 'Mistake'

Bush makes last-minute appointments

Sen. Dianne Feinstein breaks with Democratic colleagues, says Senate should seat Burris

Bush Using Federal Funds To Secure Dallas Home

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday January 6

House re-elects Nancy Pelosi as speaker

Obama, presidents to meet

Blair House Mystery Solved

Obama Wants Journalist Gupta for Surgeon General

Reid: Dems must be ‘very careful’ about overreaching

Israeli terror in Gaza overshadows US-Gulf forum

Burris Determined to Take His Senate Seat Tuesday

Bush wants gate on route to Dallas home (payed by Federal funds)

Russia gas disruption bites in Europe

NY’s toll-free unemployment hotline crashed

Obama picks RIAA's favorite lawyer for a top Justice post

Oregon church to stop signing marriage licenses

Norm Coleman formally announces he’s contesting Senate election

Saudi royal blasts US stand on Gaza

Obama's Wheels: Secret Service To Unveil New Presidential Limo

Fla. congressman asks Pelosi for football break

Can't Make Car Payment? Just Give it Back (Hyundai offer if job is lost)

Israeli strike near UN school kills at least 30

Richardson withdrawal disappoints Latinos

New study challenges black support for Proposition 8

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

The Israel rules

Israeli Police Arrest 300 Palestinian-Israelis Since Gaza Attacks Began

My thoughts on this conflict- A look at the tactics that were chosen

Israel shuns ceasefire plea as it prepares for street combat

Juan Cole on Gaza the West Bank and global public opinion

'As I ran I saw three of my children. All dead'

In Fatah-Governed West Bank, Solidarity With Hamas

Jewish and Arab students clash on Gaza offensive

ANALYSIS / Israel is on its way to reoccupying all of the Gaza Strip

Rome’s Jewish chairman inadvertently exposes Zionist trick!

This brutality will never break our will to be free

Gaza: The Musicians Change, The Sad Song of Destruction Remains the Same...

Why Israelis support the Gaza offensive

Israel's fait accompli in Gaza

Gareth Porter: Bush Plan Eliminated Obstacle to Gaza Assault

Israel sets Hamas disarmament as truce condition

Film Review: 1982 Massacre (Sabra and Shatila) Rendered Through Dark, Distorted Lens

I'll Post This Here, Because It's The Only Relevant Forum Since Ask The Admins Was Closed Years Ago

Experts: Panetta's Too Old to Withstand CIA Hazing Ritual for New Directors

An Ex-Detainee of the U.S. Describes a 6-Year Ordeal

Unearthing the origins of the current economic crisis - Where Is Our Ferdinand Pecora?

America's Hidden Role in Hamas's Rise to Power

In the US, Gaza is a different war

Sea Shepherd headed to Australia to refuel

Atrocities In Gaza: Piecing Together The Story

Bob Barr, Former Church Lady, Changes Mind on DOMA

Obama and Gaza: Exiting the Vortex of Violence

Editorial: Franken rises to the top (Worthington Daily Globe)

A Conflict Hamas Caused

That Old Blackwell 'Magic'

E. J. Dionne: The Party of Tomorrow

WP editorial: Overreach at Bagram; In last days, still making arguments about detainees

David Remnick: Homelands

Adolph Merckle, referred to as 'the German Warren Buffet,' has committed suicide

US and Israel Targeting DNA in Gaza? :: The DIME Bomb: Yet another genotoxic weapon

Keep race out of it

Where were the Palestinians before 1967?

Making Fun of Democrats: The Obama Action Figure

William Kristol set the bar but he must be green with envy right now

A rare peek at Homeland Security's files on travelers

The Anti-Stimulus Crowd: The Fear of Success (Dean Baker)

A Battle is Won, But the War Continues

The tables turn: Those zany Republicans are behaving like Democrats

Austria’s ‘Woman on Wall St.’ Now Out of Sight

Sen. Feinstein Proposes Burris for Head of CIA

Security fears may deter new outsourcing customers

Offshoring of Bank IT Jobs Looks Likely to Rise in 2009

Why 2009 Is the Year for Universal Health Care (Klein, The American Prospect)

The Outline for Peace - Bernard Weiner

The Nation: Israel in Gaza: Irrationality

Mayor Villaraigosa throws support behind Israel

Four UN Buildings hit by Israel in the past 24 hours

CUPE calls for ban on Israeli professors

Sarkozy:Egypt invites Israel to hold border security talks

RNC's Mike Duncan 'believes Bush will ... undergo transformation similar to Harry S Truman'

Israel seeking Gaza exit beside Hamas' wreck

Gaza rocket hits Gedera, 30km from Tel Aviv; baby lightly hurt

Israel holds the diplomatic cards, Middle East experts tell swissinfo why

today is the last day of Xmas-- rejoice all Palestine?

"The Story of Stuff"

The making of Israel's apartheid

Palestinian president to address open Security Council meeting

Shell-Shocked Children Who Are Drawn Into The Cult Of The Martyr

Bush's Last War Crime? - Israeli invasion of Gaza, launched Saturday, might very well be...

Gore Vidal on Sarah Palin and other fun stuff

CheneyGate

Al Franken Declares Victory

Witnesses to Israel's war crimes

Queen Noor on MSNBC - Gaza a desperate situation

God is With Us

Kucinich: We Will Create a New America and a New World

Behind The Rubric: The Bushies by Ted Rall

Obama's Statement on the Economy and Budget 1-6-09 pt1

IDF shell kills 30 in Gaza UN school; Israel mulls appeal over Hamas fire from UN facilities

Rachel Maddow Show: Indiana Guardsmen In Iraq Exposed to Deadly Toxins

The Burris Circus

Rice to Consult Palestinian Leader on Ceasefire in Gaza

Al-Qaeda sniffs opportunity in Gaza

What Boggles My Mind.

Protests in Israel Against Gaza Occupation and War

Batgirl v. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Out of the Way of Fair Pay

India slips to No. 41 in innovation

Hannity: Today Show cancelled Coulter appearance because Liberals can't listen to different views

Abbas Enrages West Bank Palestinians With Balancing Act on Gaza

MICHAEL MOORE vs. SANJAY GUPTA pt3

Sanjay Gupta Admits He Lied About Michael Moore's Sicko Fact

Michael Moore vs. Sanjay Gupta Fireworks pt2

Maddow: Ron Howard Talks Nixon

Sanjay Gupta vs Michael Moore about "SiCKO"

WeRPolitics - New Political Film - INTENSE TRAILER!

Arundhati Roy on the Palestinian / Israeli Conflict

Tmeline of attacks (both sides) leading up to this conflict during cease fire

Bill O'Reilly Gay?

Jeb Bush For President

Barack Obama On Leon Panetta & CIA Nomination

Reid to Coleman: Face It, You Lost

Foreign Ministry media manipulation

WTC7 in Freefall--No Longer Controversial

DIME Weapons - Stop Israel's massacre of Palestinians in Gaza

TYT: Republicans attack Fitzgerald

Michael Moore's "SiCKO" gets critiqued by Dr Gupta...

Ex- Israeli Air Force Captain Speaks on BBC News

Countdown: Blair House Was Not Booked

CBC: Israeli Media Airs Suppressed Video

CBS interview with Norwegian physician: "They are Bombing 1.5 million People in a Cage"

Robert Fisk: Why do they hate the West so much, we will ask

Denmark Protests After Israel Bombs Three Gaza Clinics

The Stooges - 1969

TYT: Is Israel Using The Right War Tactics?

Robin Williams (after the elections)

Red State Update: Israel In Gaza

Fears mount of Gaza conflict spill over in Europe

Israel Hits UN School, Nears Major Gaza Towns

Bloomberg goes to Israel and opens his mouth

And Then What?

URGENT - Israel agrees to Gaza ''humanitarian corridor''

Israel Claims Hamas Fired From School As Death Toll Hits 640

Airstrike kills 3 at Gaza school U.N. using as refugee center

LARRY KING: MICHAEL MOORE & *DOCTOR* SANJAY GUPTA pt1

Israel strike kills up to 60 members of one family

Accompanied Korea tour changes detailed

Army begins to establish formal EW specialty

Casey, Geren, Preston make visit to Fort Bliss

Soldier killed after Jimmy Buffet song fight

Biden, senators plan Southwest Asia trip

Air Force crew flies Obama into Andrews

New U.S. embassy inaugurated in Baghdad

Taliban whopper: 5,220 foreign troops killed

Obama picks Panetta for CIA

Blackwater shooting defendants in court Tuesday

Major pleads guilty in bribery scheme

Vermont Army Guard unit back from Afghanistan

ACLU files suit to allow counter-recruiting

White House considers pardoning soldier

Murdered ex-soldier had rough military past

N.D. Army Guard police unit back from Iraq

No Purple Hearts for PTSD, Pentagon rules

Obama picks retired admiral to be DNI

Lejeune Marine dies in Afghanistan

Lejeune units leave for Iraq

Laurean’s former home up for auction

New maintenance rules aim to save cash

Ex-colonel sentenced in paternity case

Airdrop crews deliver double the cargo in 2008

Army paying $17.7M for training game

From your house to the big house

Air Force Reservists ship out from Homestead

Navy trimming ranks, offering early outs

Behind Afghan Walls

Snow wreaks havoc on Northern Europe

U.S., S. Korea mulling delay of troop relocation

8th Army soldier accused in New Year’s restaurant fire

Iraqi police, army mending fences

Fighting Now on the Streets of Gaza

US Moves into New Embassy in Baghdad

Lockheed in Defensive Strike for JSF

NAS Whidbey to Get Four P-8A Squadrons

GI Rejoins After 38-Year Service Break

(Military Times) Op-Ed: A Former POW's Open Letter to Congress

Israel cannot win - Jane's

Report: Hamas stealing aid supplies to sell to residents

Dems plan pro-Israel resolution

Hamas puts Gazans in danger by drawing IDF into urban warfare

How Israel brought Gaza to the brink of humanitarian catastrophe

Power to the People:Seattle Residents Sue Big Polluters

Found: the pink iguana

Peak Oil Review - Jan 5

The Top 10 Peak-Oil-Related Stories of 2008

NAS: EPA Should Pursue Cumulative Risk Assessment of Phthalates and Other Chemicals

BBC: Warning over 'clean' power plans

Northwest contractor wins huge (up to $5 billion) grant to make federal government energy efficient

The mystery of Antarctica's speeding glacier: … Pine Island Glacier … robot submarine …

Toshiba announces full-scale entry into (utility scale) solar power generation

Bulgaria re-opens Kozloduy nuclear plant in absentia of the EU after Russia stops supply

Crops absorb livestock antibiotics, new science shows: … even ones grown on organic farms

U C Davis Biogas Energy Project...youtube

UK's BE sheds 2.4 GW nuclear capacity in unplanned outages

Coal in Your Stocking? Fuel Up the Cadillac!

Sustainable Society Index

Even if money is tight, (Tucson) city leaders say spending money on solar is worthwhile

Flat-screen TVs to face energy-efficiency rules in California: Starting in 2011 …

Who Is Responsible For Protecting Securities Investors? Because YOU SUCK AT IT! Congressman Ackerman

Exclusive analysis, Part 1: The staggering cost of new nuclear power

Wind tower maker cutting about 20 percent of jobs

The Costly Compromises of Oil From Sand

Ocean Energy from Warm Water and Wind?

Turning back from the brink: Detecting an impending (ecological) regime shift in time to avert it

Fossils

Solution !

Fraud is a boom-time crime

Nasdaq Opens Derivatives Clearinghouse

Barron's calls bubble in Treasuries

Don't think this is what the people had in mind with the Bail Out

Toyota shuts plants for 11 days (BBC)

Apple to end music restrictions (BBC)

Effect of high gas prices

How bad is it? Arizona applies for bank loan.

Synovus stock tumbles

This stock is up 97% on no news!

Another Reason to Disagree Over Basel

Richard Heinberg: Slo-mo splat

Waterford Crystal going bankrupt

Solution ! !

Hard-Hit Families Finally Start Saving, Aggravating Nation's Economic Woes

I wish you were dead !

Today in labor history Jan 6 use tear gas bombs and fire into the crowd; three strikers are killed,

Workers Struggles:The Americas

David Bacon, A worker's site you might like

Unions:Schools for Democracy

Daily Koz: Why I won't teach without my union

Owner of N.Y. Crane Rigging Co. Indicted on Manslaughter (6 workers, 1 bystander dead)

New Unionism

Free download: Economic Meltdown "Funnies"

The First 10 Senate Bills: # 2 Freely choose to form a union without employer interference!!!!!!

Ignoring Murders of Colombian Unionists, Bush Set to Honor Uribe

A situation...

Anyone here attending NGLTF's Creating Change Conference 2009?

Obama's CIA pick, Panetta: Another DINO appontment?

Congress swears in today! Tell them how you feel about ENDA!

More Nonsense From The Religious Wrong

I'm very excited. I just scheduled my first same-sex wedding!

More Words Of Witlessness From The Fundies

How is your relationship with your parents since you have come out?

A fun French safe sex public address announcement.

boxturtlebulletin: Marriage Rights Predictions for 2009

Fred P. Hochberg: U.S. Secretary of Commerce

PERU: Open-Pit Mine Continues to Swallow City

U.S. denies Haitians protected status

Panama`s President Reiterates Friendship Relations with Cuba

Guatemala land slide video

Human Rights Watch Responds to Criticism of Venezuela Report

Venezuela Expels Israeli Ambassador (spanish only)

Turkey holds suspicious Iran-Venezuela shipment

Borev blogger works for Venezuelan Information Office

Why Cuba Still Matters

BOREV: Alvaro Uribe to be Awarded Presidential Medal of Failure

Granma Interview with Raul Castro on December 31,2008

As an athiest, I have to say Father Roy is a prophet!

It's five days into the year and cboy and trumad are squabbling again!!

Yes that *WAS* Matt Millen on NBC Sunday night as an analyst

Hey, Buckeyes! Great game!

Ravens, Giants, Steelers and Panthers...

So, Jets fans...how you liking the Brett Favre Show now?

'Utah AG: BCS may violate antitrust laws'

"Creating Heaven on Earth" - Karen Bishop - January 5, 2009

Will Brady / VPC succeed in pushing for another AWB?

Could someone explain why so many of those who advocate mandatory training for gun owners . . .

On the off chance that you think you are having a b-a-a-a-d day . . .

Liz Greene's yearly horoscope analysis

Another Central Florida Righteous Shooting

Only cops should have guns - only they can be trusted with the appropriate use of deadly force

Vivid color dreams, Passed relatives and Doors.

Here's a dream I can't interpret.

Husband coming up on WUAG in less than five minutes..

Transcending: Words on Women and Strength by Kelly Corrigan

paging Maestro...

One-eyed Jax - a face only his daddy could love. :-)

Question about mega-pixels and resolution configuration...please...

Puppy playdate and a new camera

What crystals are best for the thymus chakra?

How much are we responsible for our higher grocery bills?

More Nonsense From The Religious Wrong (Cross Posted To Relgion/ Theology)

Ex-Mormon Omar Call Preaches Atheism in Tempe

Are Zombies real?

Pink iguanas unseen by Darwin offer evolution clue

Baby Jupiter's huge weight g (BBC)

Top Ten Instances of Christian Bashing

9/11: NIST Provides the Proof 9-11 was an Inside Job / False Flag Attack

Myths, FAQ, "...Vitamin D: A Real Missing Link..." Prescription=D2 vs D3, Testing, Optimal Ranges

Perry travels to Iraq

"Trans Texas Corridor is Dead" per TxDOT

Windows Live OneCare?

If I put a picture out on Photobucket, how can I get it into a post on DU?

Sam Taylor, Famed Bluesman, Dies

Maxtor | Recommend | NOT

Legendary punk guitarist Ron Asheton: Dead at 60.

Semrau makes military court appearance

Watching the Senators being sworn in

1st Meeting of "SHOCK DOCTRINE" Discussion Group - Madison WI - 1/6/09

Obama Inauguration Party at Serb Hall

Obama Inauguration Event in Brookfield

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