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Archives: February 1, 2009

538: For Democrats, Best Choice may be a Republican

Americans United Urges Senate To Reject 'Compassion Capital' Funding In Economic Recovery Package

‘Fantastic Voyage,’ Revisited: The Pill That Navigates

France claims rights to Lake Michigan shipwreck

Little Rays Of Happiness: Dad Returns From Iraq As 6 Yr Old Son's Surprise Birthday Present!

Do NOT hate me for this ...but Michelle Obama or Greta Van Susteren?

After eleven days in office, Newsweek puts Obama in Vietnam

Fire station burns after cooking mishap

Televangelism Empire in Chaos Over Family Split

Agency sets out to fill 11,000 jobs (Border Patrol)

My Congressman's column about the GOP spending plan-feel free to comment

British national identity cards

They hate us for our freedoms

Want a job? Try nursing, high-tech

Anti-whaling group says closing in on Japan fleet

90,000 posts on DU

"One man's pork is another man's stimulus" ....

Recession tough on repo man, too

I don't understand Obama's bail out plan...

I don't understand Obama's bail out plan...

Rave On: 50 years after plane crash, fans dispute the music ever died

SF Chronicle: Recession Hits Super Bowl Parties

Palin joins nation's elite at dinner party - Anchorage Daily News

A Lot Of Smart People Post Here- Any Attorneys Or Retired Ones- I Have A General Legal Question

LA Times: Delay of tax refunds and payments adds to Californians' struggles

NY Times: Our Love Affair With Malls is on the Rocks

AP Investigation: Banks sought foreign workers

People People People You don't have to hate. You have to Tax

Too much Facebook makes teenage girls depressed

US set for ‘big bang’ financial clean-up

Jim Demint on This Week...

Facing foreclosure? Demand that your bank "produce the note."

Fare thee well, DU. I'm outta here. I can't stand it anymore

Police Listed Gay Rights Group Among Terrorists

Photo: Limbaugh pops a few Oxys and looks in the mirror

Obama: 'If Robert E. Lee Were With Us Tonight, He Would Be Very Confused'

A Republican Response To Ice Storms

Law schools on the DoD's shit list

Analysis: N. Korea angling for Obama's attention

$750,000,000,000 Bailout was Golden Parachute for Ousted Republicans

Habitats for Humanity ReStore Program

I say "add more decent paying jobs and not a penny in taxes needs TO be raised"

Does anyone else listen to Radical Russ Show 10-12 cstSUN on KPOJ Portland? (NORML sponsored)

Macy's set to join the massive layoffs dishonor roll?

Was Palin at the Alfalfa Dinner? Was there a 'big meeting' with Obama?

I Don't Hate the Rich, But I Know Who My Enemy Is

Zing - Our President is good

39 Years - A Generation Ago - we were singing this

Some child-care centers giving struggling parents a break

Losing my mind!!!

Out job was not over on NOV 4..

Looking for work-Try Craigslist- waaay more listings than other sources

Looking for work-Try Craigslist- waaay more listings than other sources

European governments tremble as anger spreads

Financial suicides...

Mitch McConnell just said on Face the Nation

AP Investigation: Banks sought foreign workers

I never wanted to drink a beer with George Bush

Robert E. Lee would be 'very confused,' Obama jokes

NY Times: A Month Free? Rents Are Falling Fast

Ahhhnuld, Charlie Crist and....yes....the Wasilla Wolf Killa break ranks with congress Repugs.....

Hutchinson wants MORE military funding from stimulus package

Ads pressure GOP Senators to back Obama stimulas plan

I don't need a damn tax cut! I need the economy to improve! Am I alone on this?

Angry Afghans threaten US troops after Special Forces raids kill civilians

Michael Steele, another garden-variety Republican asshole.....

Did Any Of The Sunday News Shows Bring Up Rove's Refusal To......

Forbes' et al's answer on why big bonuses are A-OK.

Are we afraid to say WalMart and Anti Trust out loud?

Tax cuts, tax cuts , tax cuts; that is all the asshole republicans can think

A Crazy Tale of Two Credit Card Companies.....

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgians join military as civilian jobs dry up

Our Tax Dollars At Work- US-funded program to arm Afghan groups begins

How long will the Minnesota recount trial last?

After eleven days in office, Newsweek puts Obama in Vietnam

Why does Mitch McConnell always look like his makeup was applied by

The country has no taste for a solution.

Obama preserves rendition two days after taking office

Extreme makeover's foreclosure Edition

The white sheet over my head, is keeping my

Why hasn't a Federal Refinancing Bank been established?

Pentagon retires aircraft carrier -- New $6 Billion Destroyer Emerges in U.S. Plans

Pentagon retires aircraft carrier -- New $6 Billion Destroyer Emerges in U.S. Plans

Bush administration was full of convicted felons and the Rethugs want to talk about Daschle's taxes

John Conyers -- A Serious Reformer Needed for Surgeon General

Naked couple surprises diners in stroll

Priest Uncovering The Beginnings Of Nazi Final Solution

Replace hate with tax and problem solved.

FOX News: Employee Free Choice Act "Pro Slavery"

Superbowl kickoff - 6:30pm EST

Senate seats - What is the difference between Blagojevich and Gregg?

My octuplet prediction: they are going to find that she went to four+ different doctors.

Lieberman jokes about waterboarding at black-tie Alfalfa Club dinner

Stimulus: DU this poll.

Keith Olbermann is a big guy. He's on the pre-game and makes Tiki

Insurers overcharged Medicare for prescriptions, report finds

Obama preserves rendition two days after taking office

An altered school schedule because of the F**KING SUPER BOWL?

Deadly Force-What a SWAT team did to Cheye Calvo's family may seem extreme.

Iraqi Town Builds Shoe Monument to honour journalist....

Redoubt web cam online

Proud To Be Ignorant - GOP's McConnell Says Obama Must Be Embarrassed ...

FReeper says terrorists will attack us, and "the sooner the better"

The Ongoing FBI Investigation of Norm Coleman - Where is the media

A scary scary picture of the perfect Republican

List of Proposed Stimulus Projects (

What is Democracy in Iraq Without Due Process of Law for the Prisoners; Many Arrested by US Forces?

How are the Freeps taking it?

Auto suppliers want US government bailout

Gregg appointment may not lead to filibuster-proof Senate

Colombia hostages freed by Farc

Colombia hostages freed by Farc

Is cutting off phone-in callers to Limbaugh a violation of their A1 rights?

"Paging Senator McConnell to the white courtesy phone."

You're Ruining Everything

The Puppy Bowl V starts at 3 pm eastern (with the Kitten Bowl halftime show)

Instead of Google you can use GoodSearch for charities

Healthcare portion of the House stimulus bill (pie graph)

I loves me some Frank Rich ..... Herbert Hoover Lives

Al Gore speaking on Climate Change Senate Hearing on C-Span NOW.

Did Kissinger Commit Treason?

I get a fundraising call from California Professional Firefighters

Super Bowl, or "Roller Ball." I really don't get the difference.

Ted "I'm a heterosexual with issues" Haggard's appearance on Oprah...

Stripped of hysterical rhetoric, EFCA worth a look

Guest essay: Legislation will help resurrect the middle class

Find the gem in this Freeper post

What's the difference between a gun and a taser?

Something just dawned on me and it's troubling:

MarketWatch: Jobless queue gets longer

Britain 'must revive farms' to avoid grave food crisis

Anti-whaling group says closing in on Japan fleet

No Sign of Yesterday - A YouTube Tribute to my Dad

Congrats to the Iraqis

Obama interview on NBC in about 2 minutes - NBC Super Bowl pregame show.

Israeli ambassador: Gaza was practice.

Photo of Michael Phelps smoking pot? He says it's him

Obama dropping 'War on Terra' from the national lexicon.....

Phelps Cops to Bong Pic

Puppy Bowl V has started on Animal Planet. Watch at the risk of terminal cuteness.

I feel like an idiot for falling for that "$2.5 million" to raise a child figure

GOP Governors (yes, this includes their rising star, Palin) support the Stimulus Bill

FDIC’s Bair shakes up Washington, Wall Street

I like football and played in school, but this is too much.

Olbermann is covering the Superbowl!

Televangelism Empire In Chaos Over Robert Schuller Family Split - Crystal Cathedral drama

Folding dealers shock car buyers with unpaid liens (unpaid loan at tradeoff)

Has Obama restored the constitutional Writ of Habeus Corpus?


Most False Poem EVER....

What a dumb fuck

"The Daschles: Feeding at the Beltway Trough" Greenwald

Military base and Iraq occupation opponents share Hawaii park with troop support groups

New RNC Chairman: GOP Is Great Just The Way It Is

Are we still holding people prisoner in secrete?

I'm beginning to think that as the Christian Right wanes in power, the anti-smoking nazis will take

United States National Debt (and the presidents responsible for it)

Could Ditka have derailed Obama?

Bay Buchanan will be on Rush Limbaugh's show Monday apologizing for failing to knock out Paul Begala

So did what's his name go on a pardoning binge before he left office? I wasn't paying attention.

FYI The Sopranos on A&E till 3 am ct

Funeral services scheduled for murdered toilet-Cop shot toilet

Do any DU parents want to share: What do you think it costs nowadays to raise a child?

Per Request: Limbaugh Victorious

Guilty of receiving stolen property .

Damn ... they made it a three ring circus.

Matt Millen, on NBC, just picked the Cardinals to win the Super Bowl. Congrats, Steelers!

Matt Millen, on NBC, just picked the Cardinals to win the Super Bowl. Congrats, Steelers!

About once every year or two I propose this idea to my two or three favorite websites, but it never

If someone has more Net Worth than you think is feasible, or is inappropriately large, what do you

You can watch Super Bowl online

Build a papercraft Cubee Obama.

For anyone who is hungry or eating poorly because you are poor.

PUPPY BOWL!!!!!!111!!!1!!

Do the airlines still have that rule about no liquids on the plane?

Paging TahitiNut....your boovie fix for the weekend...

Springsteen now starting.

How long till Obama signs the Kyoto Treaty?

It's Boss Time!

Palin stiffs the house republicans: "She lied to us"

So what is the republiCONS plan...

So what is the republiCONS plan...

Warning!! Super Bowl Post!!

Impeach Bybee

American Tamils urge Obama to stop war

Medicare Part D - bill to negotiate drug prices now!

ok did anyone see something that said go to a specific website for 7 day free admission to universal


I have been contributing to Paralized Veterans of America. Does anyone have info about them?

Jennifer Hudson rocked the "Star Spangled Banner" . It must be said that she is

We just got an 800# call, we bought something on the peanut recall list

Canada stands up to cowboy trade policy.

Did your newspaper publish Palin's piece on "The Case for Drilling in Anwar" today?

X-posted from the lounge. I have a feeling I'm going to be away for a little

X-posted from the lounge. I have a feeling I'm going to be away for a little

New RNC Chairman: GOP Is Great Just The Way It Is

What is all the talk “The Dems Pork Barreled the Stimulus Bill”

What is all the talk “The Dems Pork Barreled the Stimulus Bill”

Going to Meet Its Public: Indian Museum Will Put Entire Collection Online

Do we really expect "insiders" to fix the problem?

Former Alabama governor Guy Hunt is dead.

Second riot breaks out at Texas prison

Why did Repubs Need Only 51 Votes And Democrats Need 60 Votes In Senate To Pass Legislation?

Robert Fisk’s World: When did we stop caring about civilian deaths during wartime?

Matt Millen, on NBC, just picked the Cardinals to win the Super Bowl. Congrats, Steelers!

That stimulus check we much did we get? Hubby's doing taxes

New line in The Graduate Redux 2009 from Mr. McGuire to Benjamin

Damn, the commercials stink this year

Everybody Chill The Fuck Out...I Got This

Gen. Petraeus is in the Super Bowl

Go Cardinals!

american made flat screen tv?

Auto dealership closures shock car buyers with unpaid liens

John P. Carlin named as Deputy Chief of Staff for FBI director Mueller. Who is Carlin?...

Michael Steele dressed head to toe in blue and had signs that read Steele Democrat

They keep on trying......Call for a General Strike March 13-19.....Like France, Greece, S. Africa...

January 30, 2009 - "Women Transform Welsh Politics" BBC

Obama says most U.S. troops in Iraq home within a year

Best part of right now? The pathetic shitwit jackoffs whose identity depends on millionaires

I was on the road for 2 weeks, I missed the name change amnesty.

This Week In God: Southern Love, More Prejudice, Catholics In Trouble

Not into the Super Bowl? Me neither. Hallmark is showing non-stop I Love Lucy

So when is Rove suppost to report to Congress? What time is he suppost to

I grudgingly put that halftime show in league with the U2 halftime show....

U.S. Looks for Blackwater Replacement in Iraq- Dyncorp Anyone?

Prop K9

Sorry! you all missed it . . .

Davos protesters, to the Davos global elite: "YOU are the crisis!"

OMG..."Bush alumni Web site "...'networking to those who worked or volunteered for' chimp

Lieberman jokes about waterboarding at black-tie dinner.

jackoffs ~

Bob Dole comes to Daschle's defense

I'm Off To The Bar To Swill Beer, Eat Fatty Foods, And Watch Football...

So..what time is the game on tomorrow..?

Dan Rooney just thanked Obama

Bush chief of staff Andrew Card complained that Pres. Obama insufficiently respectful of Presidency!

Baby born with 12 fingers and toes

Baby born with 12 fingers and toes

"The thought of losing him was worse than the thought of losing her."

Afghanistan and Arizona

The price of a pack of smokes just went up 61 cents (new federal tax increase)

The bigger national holiday is .......

Tenn. policeman suspended after Wal-Mart assault (greeter asked to see his sales receipt)

What is Wealthy? I messed up my other poll the other night by not being specific enough.

One wonders why the "Superbowl" isn't Pay-for-view?

4 embryos implanted - "hyperstimulated", they multiplied to 8

Women Transforming Welsh Politics-bring Women's (People) Perspective, Issues

The troops in Iraq have it easy...

Fifty Years Ago, to the Day

The Superbowl (spoilers)

Best Commercial Hands Down: The Golfing Investor Baby

OMG who's watching The Office?

Apros pos the ongoing what is RICH debate - is Obama RICH? Is Biden RICH?

The GOP aren't giving Obama a honeymoon, are they? how do you feel about that?

John Nichols: Bernie Sanders: Put Wall Street Under Oath

The Rock Band of The Obama Campaign Just Kicked Ass!

Yet another announcer calling the Super Bowl the biggest sporting event in the world......

Wall Street trader says boss called him gay for refusing to eat meat

I loved the Doritos Crystal Ball commercial and the Bud horses immigrant

DC "elite" gather to joke about each other.

Go Steelers!

Wall Street bankers: We Deserve Everything We've Stolen

Chicago Public Schools' new CEO Ron Huberman comes out of the closet with no fanfare. . .

OK, who knows what the rethugs talking point with Mika will be tomorrow on MJ?

Blackwater FIRED by State Department - Out of Iraq by May

Where are Vizio televisions made? n/t

In a more perfect world, there would be a wealth tax, not an income tax.

Democrats even win The Super Bowl.

Pittsburgh DUers, enjoy your Superbowl XLIII victory

Octuplets' Family Filed For Bankruptcy

Ebay still selling racist materials

Taxing the rich

IBM Hides the Bodies, Eyes US Government Billions

Alabama doctor finds Wii injuries more common

Fight Right Wing Propaganda - The Myth About Ireland's Low Corporate Taxes

I went into Walmart today....first time in many many years.....

Best Superbowl ad...

Sex-Offender Alerts To Be Sent By Phone

Should Obama let the Republicans become the opposition party to the bankers?

46 Of 50 States Could File Bankruptcy In 2009-2010

Yahoo toolbar has kidnapped my Internet Explorer

The Forsaken: One parent battles the mental illness system

$3 Million for Super Bowl Ad. $3 for Workers Who Paid For It

Renee Zellweger : I have a crush on Jimmy Carter

Details of CIA Fraud to Stay Secret, Judge Rules (Dusty Foggo)

Oh shit. Sorry. I thought I was in teh Lounge. Resume your squabbling!

UK: Having two children should be limit

TH Hugley said that Blago was railroaded. What is your opinion?

Joe the Plumber on black velvet - only $250

The BABIES know. They really do.

Repuke ("talking head" on cable news /Abramoff crony) pleads guilty to bribery

Now that poverty in america awareness month is over, an alteration.

Nurse suspended for prayer offer

A suggestion for the newly Laid off:

When are the stimulus checks expected to show up in mailboxes?

NYT: American Moms: Overwhelmed and Pissed-off

Kurt Warner of the Cardinals: "I'd like to blame Jesus for our loss."

Taking a break

Well. Bob Dylan was just in a Pepsi commercial.

David Duke loses it over Michael Steele at RNC

The full economic impact will be acknowledged when Big Media begins to suffer.

Read it and weap

DUers I need some recommends on an Econ's prof's oped on the stimulus

It's not just money or "wealth." Meet the *real* enemy.

CONYERS: "Our Responsibility-If Crimes Were Committed-Those Responsible Should Be Held Accountable"

The man in the ice: His name is Johnnie Redding.

Rather than shouting "we hate rich people!" maybe DU could shout "we hate income disparity!"

Barney Frank "The Largest Spending Bill In History Is The War In Iraq"

Female Bank of England Employees Must Wear Makeup and Heels

Home Buyers from China-Help is on way for American Homeowners !

There's not a thing wrong with being wealthy

Does it gall anyone else?

Super Bowl takes a hit from the recession. Economy had an effect.

I have to say this -- I find something unnatural and obscene about a woman

I think it's too late . . .

For anyone who is hungry or eating poorly, I have a secret to share.

Why in the Hell Wasn't Dr. Howard Dean Originally Chosen to Be Secretary of Health & Human Services?

I hope you all show respect for the Superbowl and stay off DU on Sunday.

WTF is wrong with NBC?

I am the luckiest woman on the face of the Earth.

SNL's Peyton Manning United Way "commercial"

Is Diana dirty?

What do you think?

Goody Goody Liquors...biggest damn liquor store I have ever seen.

My bed is screaming my name! I better go see what it wants.

Sometimes we're all just...

Bumper sticker assholery seen today:

Seriously help needed...quick....

Can you do this? Can you live like your grandparents did?

What do you do with a 400 pound burro sitting on your head...

who am i in photo form

Well that was fun, what should we do next?

GO NADS!!!! GO NADS!!!!! GO NADS!!!!! GO NADS!!!!

I did a google image search for ugly hat

That "certain part of the male anatomy"

I heard that back in the 70's...

Mr. LIW has the hiccups. This is causing him a great deal of consternation.

It's my work day tomorrow, so...gotta hit the hay!


I would like to thank Rhode Island Novelty, cumberland RI. And China

Like I needed one more thing online to keep up with and maintain.

"It's natural. It's from the fuckin earth and it fuckin heals, man."

I love this artist's sand art.

got anything for a blood sugar spike?

Hey Squealer fans! You stocked up on your favorite beer??


I coulda had my way with every lovely lady there....

The Australian Open Men's Final is Amazing

The Jackson/Timberlake "wardrobe malfunction" was five years ago today

Paddy is bored, and at work...

Ok. I'm doing a shot of whiskey every 15 minutes starting now.

Well, I'm off to Altoona to my favorite bar to watch the game later...

Some new pics of my daughter's puppy, Toby

A Lot Of Smart People Post Here- Any Attorneys Or Retired Ones- I Have A General Legal Question

DBAs in the house - do you think your field is secure?

Dear Mr. LIW....

Every 15 minutes I'm taking a shot at the poster formerly known as Philboy

So, who's playin?

Post your favorite Pink Panther cartoon

In the end, who was it?

Drawing on BurtWorm's idea: What's your favourite short film?

Cat in a hat

Japanese puffer fish or Chicken?


OKAY then, if you scroll down you'll find photos of cakes for the Super Bowl

How many Marxists does it take to chagne a light bulb?

"You're going to love my nuts"

The gutters on the building next door just got torn off from the ice on the roof

does anyone here find lisa lampanelli funny?

This stuff!!!???!!!

I would like to be PUI.

Sweet. The sexbots will be here in five years!

Latest Pics from the Waldorf Cat Haven *dial-up warning* -- Post Yours!

FINAL Superbowl Straw Poll

if *82 unblocks your number, what code blocks your outgoing #?

Fair warning

Special ops forces on their way to free the duck! Yea!

So what do you think Pres. Obama's email address is?

LaraMN went out on a binger Friday night. She hasn't been seen since.

I wonder how many people got the "Dr. Tongue" reference Keith just made on NBC?

The chili is on, the TV is tuned to NBC, and people are starting to show up...

Can you name these two DUers?

Apparently, someone thinks I'm a man who wants to date another man from Russia

Apparently, someone thinks I'm a man who wants to date another man from Russia

Am I the only one who liked the MacGruber skits on last night's SNL?

Does your pet DUer indulge in bad behavior to get your attention?

Surprise the family with hot beef!

You guys seen Tokin' yet?

I drive a 1975 Chevy Vega with 2,950,000 miles on it....

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 2/1/2009)

Ah, ooh, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah

I don't care about the Superbowl, but I feel left out of the "Super" part.

Dear West coast, I hate you for making them broadcast this game so late!

Why didn't my paper come with the 3d glasses in Denver?

Six straight hours of 'I Love Lucy'!

Match Game: BOOBS!

NBC: Super Bowl. All Day.

Do you think Bruce Springsteen will have a wardrobe malfunction?

Is Sly Stallone drunk, high, or just naturally crazy?

Reliable live streaming (audio or video) of the Super Bowl?

One more hour

Rave ON...its a crazy feeling (RIP Buddy Holly)

It was so beautiful yesterday, but it smelled like hot dogs everywhere.

Maybe I've been in a cave, but when did Steve Perry turn asian?

What time is the COWBOYS game today?

Post a song that makes me happy. I'll go first.

Does your pet indulge in bad behavior to get your attention?

Does your pet indulge in bad behavior to get your attention?

How do you handle DUers who disagree with you?

If it wasn't a major financial burden, would you clone your favorite pet?

I've been here for seven years, and all I've ever wanted is one of these...

Time lapse of a baby playing with his toys


Next up on NBC: Lauer speaks with Obama in the WH.

"Snuggie" satire

Had an encounter with a dog food Nazi. Yikes!

A sports spectacular practice run....

Apartment living on 4th floor is great!

Green homes for sale

Keith Olbermann + Tiki Barber = Kiki?


You guys seen Traken yet?

I just got back from snow tubing


In fourth grade I had a club. Everyone in it had to wear berets.

I just found the Bananarama tape I bought at Goodwill in 1987 for fifty cents!

Cabin Fever

Rick Ashley goes green

Official Superbowl PUI thread.

Does Kurt Warner attend a live church or a dead church?

"Penetration". There's a lotta talk about 'penetration'.

Nice airborne defense!!

SB trivia

Gen. Petraeus does the coin toss.

Bong hits, anyone?

I think John Madden has found his new 'bromance'.

Kick off the fucking ball already would ya???

USS Kitty Hawk

USS Kitty Hawk

I didn't know "Land of the Lost" was going to be a movie!

I didn't know "Land of the Lost" was going to be a movie!

You guys seen Taken yet?

Did Roethlesberger have to wear XXXtra Large shoulder pads?

Are you pulling for Obama's team? I am.

I remember when quarterbacks weighed 165-180 pounds.

For the record, it takes exactly 3 seconds to go from Tampa Stadium to my house

"I think the Steelers need to try and score more points than the other team

Is the Super Bowl over yet?

can you watch the superbowl on line?

Bob Dylan --- Pepsi

Puppy Bowl IV (2008) on YouTube

I hate February!

Worst Best Man... evah!

dupe post.

Max Weinberg has the most amazing posture.

My Super Bowl Prediction

What style of music do you listen to when you're stressed to the MAX?

Clarence gave "Glory Days" just enough cowbell.

Who's your MVP so far?

When's that changing usernames thing suppose to happen?

Fark Presents: "Photoshop these Alter-Egos"


Bruce Springteen's balls: R.I.P.

I think God hates Kurt Warner

"Glory Days"

ok, Transformers 2 looks awsome!


OMG! I sit next to that guy at work...

Superbowl Poll: Are the refs handing the game to the Steelers?

When do you think they will combine Wii technology with porno?

Anybody else watching "Puppy Bowl V" ????

I don't know why i'm even watching the SB. The fix is in for the squealers.


They should call them assaults&batteries instead of commercials.

I have a feeling I'm going to be away for a little while.

You know, I don't really care about the SB but I will say Mike Tomlin

>>>>>>>>>> Teh Official Super Bowl Commercial Thread

wow, there's a lot of shitty looking movies getting pimped during the SuperBowl

kitten picture of the day for sunday feebruay 1

I knew there was a reason I'm a February baby.

It's almost halftime - what are you drinking, and are you buzzed?

my cat has lost a claw

I just woke up. Is it half time yet? Are the Nads winning? n/t

FUCK THE SUPERBOWL! I want a bong hit, Iggy Pop's "Lust for Life" and DFH Chickory Stout


Blasphemy! Birmingham, UK, bans apostrophes

Football Fans

OMG the men are upstairs screaming and running back and forth in the living room!

"cause we're aliens, and that's how we roll."

Poverty in America: Closing Words, Links to the Essays, and a Dedication

God is hatin' on the Steelers!!!!!

Brandy Alexander. So ICE CREAM "goes" with booze?! or ?! n/t

Anyone who thinks this is a boring superbowl is a fucking moron!

The House in the Middle (1954)

I can't believe Dr Ruth is on the History Channel re: Biblical Sex!1 Wait!1 Yes I CAN!1 n/t

Joe quit looking better every day...

"Internet sensation"?? And it was shot in 2008???


Goddammit, stop yacking and start The Office, NBC!

Yay for TOES!!

The beagle wants a carrot. Should I give her one?

Pitchers and catchers report in two weeks!

Bacon Explosion: The BBQ Sausage Recipe of all Recipes

Baby born with 12 fingers & 12 toes; fully functional.

New sig test

Generate your own UK bus slogan

Hey my wife and I are wondering. Who designs the superbowl rings

Hey my wife and I are wondering. Who designs the superbowl rings

Are Trader Joe's Jo-Jos the best or what?

Cell phone companies have the worst commercials dont they?

Santonio Holmes....

Lisa Lampanelli is hard core!

If Madden says "nickel" one more time, I swear


I have no idea who's playing in the Superbowl

I just realized that I've done NO cooking today!

"Whos's the baddest mofo in this here ghet-to?"


New sig test

What do you do with a 20lb. cat cutting off your circulation?

Posters for the GI JOE MOVIE

Anyone have opinions about leather sofas?

Did you know that Beyonce had a "wardrobe malfunction"

Did Kurt Warner piss God off or something?

Well crap! The pooch is on my lap, and freaking out.


I'm setting myself up for serious flaming here, but Bruce Springsteen...

My sweet brother-in-law died this morning

We have 9 drunks handcuffed to the bench

It was back in 1975, the year I graduated from High School...

Okay, who here besides me pays SO little attention to sports that you can't even name both teams

My wounds STINK and are CORRUPT because of my foolishness....

Do you indulge in bad Lounge behavior to get attention?

now that THAT is over, who's your favorite to win the World Series?

There were no really memorable Super Bowl commericals this year.

I'm watching "Death Race" and I've come to the conclusion

OH YES! It happens ONE Sunday every year. And Today is THE Day!

So you're...

I think this years SB commercials STINK!

i am eating a chocolate white house.


So you make the longest play in Super Bowl history...

Wow antibiotics are amazing

Have you ever punched a small animal?

Wave those Terrible Towels!

Hey, how YOU doing? Post yer random stuff here, whydontcha?

I'm bored, so I took a personality test on-line. It told me I could be a psychic! lol

Oh fuck the Super Bowl .... honey the OSCARS are coming up!!!

i had a very upsetting dream last night

And THAT is why a lot of football players take ballet!

When you conceptualized "grown up" as a child, do you feel you have realized that concept?


Are we going to get to give away hearts again on DU, for Valentines' Day?

Okay, what DUer created the "douchebags" app on FaceBook?

Well, everything is relative.

Mankind vs. Undertaker - Hell In A Cell (6/28/98), Pittsburgh, Pa.

Best TV Show

Not into the Super Bowl? Me neither. Hallmark is showing non-stop I Love Lucy

We put a bird feeder in our back yard two days ago. Where are the birds?

Judd Gregg to be nominated Monday?

Sorry, I'm not wild about Gregg at Commerce

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/1/09

MSM - The republican spin machine at it again

AP: No. 2 Senate Republican promotes Gregg at commerce

Dear Republicans... tax cuts ARE spending

I am freaked out at the moment.

Daschle Knew of Tax Issues Over Car Use Last June

Does it make sense for the federal government to subsidize flawed state constitutions?

Is there video of the Alfalfa Club Dinner available?

Border War - Geithner-Summers psychodrama, Round 1.

Holder Attorney General Non-Prosecution Assurance Controversy Part 2

This stuff about controlling the Obama Family's image is just weird

If you are undecided about who you want to win today: Dan Rooney endorses Sen. Barack Obama

Maureen Dowd criticizes Obama's soft treatment of greedy CEO's

Do you demand that Obama address your pet issue NOW?

FYI: President Obama will be interviewed by Matt Lauer on NBC soon......

Obama Whitehouse disputes Wapo Article re Bonus Crackdown


A What if Moment: What if Gov. of NH appointed a Republican to the Senate to replace Gregg

Was Palin on the Super Bowl Pre-Game show?

What better programming to watch at the pre-Stupor Bowl party? Al Gore on CSPAN!

Absolutely NO to Judd Gregg. No, no, no! If Mitch McConnell is

Simplest answer that should please everyone is: remove the cap on payroll taxes& reduce the rate

Folks really need to listen to Jeff Farias's Friday show

For Democrats, Best Choice May be a Republican

Interesting facts about supply-side economics:

So, Obama himself actually signs the letter to the family of a soldier who died in combat?

For any DU'ers out there who do NOT want to watch the Sperbowl right now...

OT-A Lot Of Smart People Post Here- Any Attorneys Or Retired Ones- I Have A General Legal Question

OT-A Lot Of Smart People Post Here- Any Attorneys Or Retired Ones- I Have A General Legal Question

I have a theory on the Gregg appointment

I have one thing to say about Obama trying to be "BiPartisan" with the Repukes.....

Market based solutions

Who else wanted Kerry to reach over and strangle K. Hutchison

Stick to Your Guns, Steele Tells Republicans Who Opposed Stimulus

Steelers or Cardinals

HI-LARIOUS blog post about Obama & The Republicans

Daschle's Ethics Problems

Obama on NBC now

Surgeon General (Dean, maybe?)

Limpbaugh obsession running rampant

Well it wasn't the Garden....but man they sure were better than the Stones!!!


What the difference in reaction to Geithner and Daschle's tax issues tells us

Newsweek's Evan Thomas, John Barry, Fahreed Zakaria: cowardly, bottom-feeding armchair quarterbacks

So, the Southern Republicans, "the plantation caucus" want US workers to earn the same wages...

NY CD20 replacement DEM candidate for Gillibrand's seat is S Murphy businessman from

I love Bruce Springsteen

Rush Limbaugh gets far too much credit. He always has. His days of preaching hatred are numbered.

"It's tough to predict, but I think the Steelers are gonna eek it out in a close one."

If only we had Barack Obama.........

LOL. Palin stiffs the House Republicans

LOL - Rooney just gave a shout out to Obama

Is there a petition to recruit Howard Dean?

now THAT was a President....

Kay Bailey Hutchison is highly impressive on MTP...

Cake Wrecks

Did anyone see John King today talking to unemployed workers he asked...

Der Deutscher Obama - News in Germany

Video - Obama interview with Matt Lauer before Super Bowl - full 12 minutes.

Which team's coach do you want President Obama to call to congratulate them for their championship?

So, Obama is continuing to allow rendition?

A great game.

Seriously: "World Championship"? Wtf?

GOP Governors break for Obama

Post a soup that makes you happy

Kerry: "We’ve had eight years of...massive tax cuts...[Americans] overwhelmingly voted for change."

Will Rush be man enough to accept Campbell Brown's challenge?

Conyers' petition to demand a "serious reformer" instead of "trial balloon" Sanjay Gupta for SG

Your Sunday LOLcats. (dial-up warning)

Do you have a Facebook account?

Chicago Tribune: Obama lets CIA keep controversial renditions tool

"F*** staying positive! They're SAVAGING him! He has to go negative and hit back HARD!"

Is a discussion of class conflict something most folks would rather avoid?

Trade ministers to strive for Doha deal this year

We are on the brink of war with the South, says North Korea

U.S. working to ensure stimulus meets trade rules

St. Pierre batters Penn in knockout victory

After eleven days in office, Newsweek puts Obama in Vietnam

UK government wants power to expel wayward lords

IBM Hides the Bodies, Eyes US Government Billions

Scores killed in Kenya oil fire

Afghanistan hits back at Western critics over aid

UN says Afghan opium crop to shrink

Grenade at Thai temple fair kills 8, wounds 27

Obama preserves rendition two days after taking office

India PM Singh discharged from hospital

Putnam set to give up seat (FL-12)

GlaxoSmithKline to slash 6,000 jobs

Farmer in central China sick with bird flu

Olmert: Israel will hit back for Gaza rocket fire

U.K. Mediator to Probe Total Refinery Strikes as Action Spreads

Spain PM tells banks not the time for big profits

Israel denounces the desecration of the main synagogue of Caracas (translated from Spanish)

Sri Lanka threatens to expel media as army closes in on rebels

China nightclub fire kills 15 (Indoor Fireworks Again)

Pope's bishop pick criticized over Katrina comment

Senate won't change if Gregg leave: McConnell

Did Israeli officials help U.S. firms win security tenders?

Strike by 24,000 refinery workers averted for now

Japan on heightened alert for Mount Asama eruption

Rebels free 4 Colombian hostages

Folding dealers shock car buyers with unpaid liens

Sri Lankan official says army shelled hospital

Jailed China milk-scandal chief appeals sentence

Will family's 4th generation at GM be its last?

Violent unrest rocks China as crisis hits

North Korea warns of possible war with South Korea

Weight of Combat Gear Is Taking Toll


Palin pushes for road to Nome(3 to 4 Million a Mile-500 Miles)

Stiglitz Criticizes Bad Bank Plan as Swapping ‘Cash for Trash’

GOP leaders doubt stimulus bill will pass Senate

Phelps acknowledges photo showing him smoking pot

Pittsburgh 27 Arizona 23

Georgia's Voter ID Law Upheld in Federal Appeals Court Ruling

3 million join mass prayer in Bangladesh

Daschle delayed telling Obama about tax problem; earned $200K+ from health industry

Dissent beginning to spread across Russia as crisis bites

Low turnout in Iraq's election reflects a disillusioned nation

FDA releases tidal wave of fresh recalls

AP Investigation: Banks sought foreign workers

Russian police arrested dozens of demonstrators

Get Gordon Brown Out - Oil Refinery protests


Protest turns violent in Geneva

SNL'S Obama Problem

Red State Update: Mailmen, Get Over Yourselves

Unreal. Congress Just Gave Itself a $93,000 Raise in Spending Money

Protest in Iceland january 31 2009 video

The Week In Cartoons 01/31/09

FRONTLINE investigates the causes of the worst economic crisis in 70 years

SHittingTF in Russia Throughout Europe...

Taliban warns Obama of Afghan bloodshed - 1 Feb 09

1954 Salt of the earth clip

Naomi Klein discussing bonuses on Real Time with Bill Maher

Did Israel's Ambassador to Australia slip up and expose war plan against Iran?

Man kills family then self in California: It's time to take stock of what's really important

World Economic Forum: Davos Under Fire

Social democrats to lead new Icelandic government

Good Old Shoe: Monument commemorating the journalist who hurled shoes at Bush has been taken down

Will Obama Keep His 'Buy America' Promise?

Barney Frank: Iraq was the biggest spending program ever.

Guardian UK: Riot? If I were 20 years younger I would take to the streets

WWII Allies Secure Beachhead Against Net Neutrality

The US and the Fall of Rome

CNN: Obama Advisor Paul Begala Calls Rush A Drug Addict

Mrs. Obama's New Roles as First Lady, Mom-In-Chief

I Come to Bury, Not to Praise

TYT: Are the Steelers the Best Team Ever? & Superbowl Prediction

Priest Uncovering The Beginnings Of Nazi Final Solution

Under Obama, 'war on terror' phrase fading

Deadly Force: What a SWAT team did to Cheye Calvo's family in the war on drugs.

Obama's Recession Fix Fits Economists' Models

Abu Greed: How Reagan-Bush Created A Debtor’s Prison Without Walls

Overmighty banks lost the people's trust - they can't recover without regaining it

Obama's Surprise for GOP Guests at Super Bowl Party

Boy Scouts: Forget Trustworthiness, Conservation

The American Economy is Not Coming Back

Congress Seeks To Authorize & Legalize FEMA Camp Facilities

‘Buy American’ battle brews

Iran More Committed To Non-Proliferation Than Israel: British Journalist

Iraqi election turnout in line with predictions

Iraqis festive on election day

Voting goes smoothly as GIs observe

Troops on standby during provincial vote

Range of problems seen at Baqouba polls

C-17 mishap closes Bagram base

Navy APS to train on both sides of Africa

Officer tapped to run Gitmo went to school with Obama

Vicenza trying to free up more parking spots

Agencies meet to coordinate services on Okinawa

Iraqis Vote Amid Tight Security

Admiral Ready to Fight for Carrier Site

Navy Task Force Deters Pirate Attacks

Sailor Back in Custody After Child Dies

Castro Throws First Punch at Obama

Drug policy causes a stir within NATO

Sailor picked be lead physician on Capitol Hill

State Department won’t renew Blackwater deal

Iraqi Shoe-Hurler Votes in Prison Cell

No Sign of Yesterday - A YouTube Tribute to my Dad

Super Bowl can’t undo AFN’s commercial ban

Redoubt fumerole doubles overnight.

lee-dekalb(counties) wind energy center of northern illinois

Climate expert (Jim Hansen) snubs Heathrow protesters: … coal power is the priority danger …

Bright sparks light the way—“There are three waves of reform that define the future economy.”

Plight of the humble bee: We may have less than a decade to save them and avert catastrophe

Independent UK: Parched: Australia faces collapse as climate change kicks in

National Geographic Video - Manatees

National Geographic News Video: Fossils Alter Warming Predictions? (Yikes!)





Can Clean Coal Actually Work? Time to Find Out. — “Using this technology will buy us time.”

Today in labor history Feb 1 NJ silk workers strike for eight-hour work day 1,800 were arrested

LabourStart launches Union Book

Students and factory workers to rally Monday to pressure Georgetown to defend worker rights

NLRB sides with fired employees of Santa Barbara News-Press

Union at Momentive files new NLRB charges


Union Membership Inches Up In 2008, But EFCA Still Needed

St. Anthony Community Hospital settles charges filed by union

Corners cut and beers downed at Fed-run OSHA classes

January 09 Best Month ever for the DU Labor Forum

OSHA Cites Cascades Boxboard Group In Sprague ($323,000 proposed)

Spain urgently needs to cut imports-Industry Min

NEW Credit Slips articles...

MFG fined by OSHA

Reddy Ice fined by OSHA for accident ($8,000 employee lost his leg last year)

Fate of UBS hangs on tax evasion case

Brown condemns 'indefensible' wildcat strikes in foreign labour row

Capitalist Pyramids

Safety engineers discuss future of OSHA with Obama's team

Gametime in the NFL: Super Bowl or Recession Bowl?

United States Department of Labor.

China runs deficit in 2008 after burst in spending

OSHA official: Truck show death is accident

Homelessness surges as funding falters

History of the struggle on film: Salt of the Earth


Fortress Blocks Redemptions as Shareholders Lose 96% Since IPO

Davos Delegates in ‘Denial’ as $25 Trillion of Wealth Vanishes

Peru mining unions call for a nationwide strike

The Clinton Economy Easily Beat the Bush Economy

Disgorge, Wall Street Fat Cats

Any scoop on the pilot's tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines?

The US Unemployment Rate 10% Higher than government is reporting

Some quick facts on how poorly supply-side economics works:

Poll: Where do you stand on the economy?

Goliath crane is leaving (US jobs to Romania)

The Bad Bank is a BAAAAAD Idea.

What Cooked the World's Economy? It wasn't your overdue mortgage.

Rebels free 4 Colombian hostages

An interesting cartoon I just found. Special Rights for Homosexuals.

First openly GLBT head of government appointed on Iceland.

Samuel L. Jackson Says Mormon Supporters of Prop 8 'Misinformed'

I'm in such a shitty mood today.

Mormon Utah Legislators Oppose Even the Slightest of Gay Rights

DU GLBTQ PSA: Please Have a Happy, Safe and Gay GroundHog

Psychoanalysts call for end to military gay ban.

Canadian lesbian couple says doctor refused to treat them

Report: Hamas agrees to year-long Gaza truce starting Thursday

Iran's Ahmadinejad Endorses Another Holocaust Denial Conference

Israel Navy eyes advanced US warship

Israeli army lawyer who sanctioned bombings under attack over university post

Egypt begins installing tunnel detection equipment

Abbas Blasts Israel in Meeting with US Envoy

Hamas head in Tehran to meet Iranian leaders

Israel’s Nuclear Hawk Avigdor Lieberman In Poll Surge

Israeli ambassador: Gaza was practice.

Four rockets strike Negev, one landing near two kindergartens


Turkey PM storms off stage over Peres remarks on Gaza

Israel threatens respose to militant rockets

For Lesbians and Friends: Butch- the Masculine Woman: Interesting Reading

Leaked report on Jewish settlements shows Israeli government was complicit in illegal construction

Gaza desperately short of food after Israel destroys farmland

If your are going to cite Fox News as your source, then maybe you need to

My Pick em for the Super Bowl---

Israeli governing parties face poll battering amid Gaza scepticism

Uh oh--- The Lounge Lizards are talking sports.


More Super Bowl Trivia

Boxing News (Obits)

Why can't we "You can't recommend threads from this forum"?

Big game today!

ESPN Crew calling Big Ben a Diva this morning. Makes up injuries to be center of attention.

You can watch Super Bowl online

Ok folks. Trivia time.

I Hope Danica Patrick Complains Just ONCE About People Not Taking Her Seriously.

Warner asks The Boss to play a Spiritual Medley at the half.

The Jack Rabbit Chess Report (February 1): Youth Triumph in Wijk aan Zee


Congratulations, Steelers!!

Superbowl Memories?

Ya simply have to love the Super Bowl....

Palestinian men bear trauma of war

Israel urges Turkey to rethink ties with Hamas, Iran

Should Kurt Warner be inducted into the Hall of Fame?

Cards in 2009

Olmert: Israel will hit back for Gaza rocket fire

The man who bugs Israel and Hamas by unraveling their claims

Did Israeli officials help U.S. firms win security tenders?

Reuters: Israeli warplanes bomb in Gaza after mortar attacks

‘Fantastic Voyage,’ Revisited: The Pill That Navigates

A cry for help!

Armed home owner helps police capture alleged car thief

Soldier from Temecula Dies In Shooting Accident

Town withdraws effort to ban guns

It 's that time of year

Will These Make You Think?

Thanks CC

A question of red

SUBMISSION THREAD for the Seasonal Photo Contest. Theme: SCENES OF WINTER

Nolle's FEBRUARY Astro-report

The Stars This Week: "The Times, They Are a' Changin'" - February 2 - February 8, 2009

What light does

COMMENT THREAD for the Seasonal Photo Contest. Theme: SCENES OF WINTER

Psychic Consortium Thread V

Gorgeous supernova remnant on APOD

Misconceptions about the Big Bang.

Were Mitch McConnell's comments about honey bees anti-science?

Surprise the family with hot beef!

New mommy/cook birthday ideas

our message at church today was "Learn To Be Content"

Re: Mother Earth Artisan bread dough: Best. Pizza. EVER!

Bacon Explosion! (a plea for help and assistance)

What kind of slasher are you???

These are the thieving bastards

Important video (short) to watch for all us foodies

Hubband Apple Pie

Televangelism Empire in Chaos Over Family Split

America's core unfinished business: Elite Assassinations, Wars, and Depressions.

Politicians know to say no to blood alcohol test

Do any of you use Vulnerabitly Scanners at work? If so, which one?

What's the most secure "sector" in the IT field? If you're in IT right now, how secure is your job?

I have an idea for a flash short for DU

I almost have the nerve to reinstall Mcafee

Am watching JK on MTP

Mr Brown, it's time to come down from the mountain

You can go and work in Europe, Mandelson tells strikers