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Archives: February 4, 2009

When you are ready to make a really BIG change, do you have a ritual?

Important Afgh story in WaPo, but

Are Senators allowed to be on both oversight and appropriations committees for same topic?

I really hate my sucky job. But lemme tell ya one thing, (those who are unemployed)

Obama's on AC/DC 360 tonight

I can't believe I'm listening to Letterman and rooting for Blago

Focus on Family gave (sit down...) ***$657,000*** to support Prop. 8


US commander warns NKorea against provocation

After Uproar, Wells Fargo Calls Off Trip to Las Vegas

Bathing 13 centuries ago

Should Daschle have withdrawn?

note to Tweety, all government spending stimulates the economy

A follow-up on Emmonak

Why A Defense Contractor's Seemingly Mundane Decision Has Iraqi Interpreters Fearing For Their Lives

Pagan Cult Mosaic Found Under Cathedral

5 indicted for American Indian artifact looting

Good Night ! Graduate seminar in about 8 hours..."English Civil War"...

I'd like to tell President Obama an old, old joke

4.5 million displaced, 1-2 million widows, 5 million orphans, about 1 million dead.....

Coffee may ward off dementia. I'll drink it anyway.

Watch out! I caught my bank in an overdraft error the other day.

Patients Killed in Cluster Bomb Attack on Sri Lankan Hospital

Arianna Huffington coming up on Joe Scum

How to steal a US passport (thanks to our own government)

Fiscal Therapy

Fiscal Therapy

State-By-State Employment Data on Impact of American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan

Survey: College increasingly important but priced out of reach

Google launches software to track mobile users.

"We can't get at the truth...."

Interesting book on the Hollywood Blacklists

Tax perspective

OK, who's the biggest ignoramus in Congress today?

Joe Scum's latest rant

Is Dick Cheney planning another terrorist attack?

Foil lunch thieves with 'moldy' bags

PBS Nova program exposes NSA Warantless Wiretap Program



TARP Plan is robbery of the masses to pay rich gamblers who lost their shirt betting on Derivatives.

Was that stomach rumblings? Grumblings? Gas? Insane mutterings ..... from McLean, VA.

How can you prove someone was smoking marijuana from a picture?

Sea Shepherds draws its line

Emails I received today (talk about transparancy):

Phone or e-mail the sheriff who wants to arrest Michael Phelps

Only creative solution people can email the White House.

Anyone know any good news podcasts?

How about Dennis Kucinich for HHS Secretary

Will Afghanistan turn into Obama's Vietnam? - Japan Times

IBM Offers To Move Laid Off Workers To India

Anyone know where this GHWB quote is from?

Jindal in N. Carolina

Trent Pierce, head of medical board in Arkansas car bombed, but doesn't provide abortions.

Okay, How can the Pope's views not be the Vatican's views??

Bill would require paid Confederate holiday in SC

Bill would require paid Confederate holiday in SC

Babies, bankers, bailouts

I stood up to some Freepers...and lived to accept an apology

I have a deal.

Markopolos: SEC Was "Captive Regulator" 'we dont attack big firms"-THERE LIES THE PROBLEM!

Just received link in email to

if the republics torpedo stimulus and economy fails, President Obama will be blamed.

if the republics torpedo stimulus and economy fails, President Obama will be blamed.

Here's an idea....

California owes us

Suddenly, Karl Rove to "cooperate" with Republican Special Prosecutor??

Any of you ole timers remember what happened on this date 50 years ago?

DUers AGAINST the prosecution of Bush/Cheney check in here.

Kwame Kilpatrick got out today after serving 99 days.

Faces of Eviction

Senate Lacks Votes to Pass Stimulus

Mail a pair of stones to harry reid

Corker has 'outstanding issues' with UAW concessions

The ultimate fight club. (Salon's take on MMA)

Joe the Plumber: ‘I don’t know if the American public deserve me.’

200 million to re sod the National Mall. Can someone explain something to me.

I need help

The Rude Pundit - In Brief: Over Half of Republicans Support Obama on Interrogations

Photo of Miley Cyrus slanting her eyes surfaces on the internet. Slammed by Asian group

Build A Live Sunflower Playhouse

Republicans are by definition "Insane" when it comes to their votes and views on the Economy.

It is getting time for Obama and senate to call the Republicans bluff..

Trial Begins for HIV Gene Therapy

Rice not interested in being Pac-10 commissioner

Department of Justice Press Release for today February 3, 2009

A Placid North Dakota Asks, Recession? What Recession?

Anyone Watching C Span?

Colbert: Why do the Romans Numering our Balls?

If this nation is attacked again, I'm going to lay the blame at Cheney's feet.

If this nation is attacked again, I'm going to lay the blame at Cheney's feet.

Republicon stategist Robert Ryan was just asked by Schuster on MSNBC

The end all Stimulus Tool IRS

Does it take us getting sixty vote or them getting forty votes?

I think every Republican should answer this question

GOBAMA!!! Scoring one for the taxpayers!

Mortgage Fraud Insider Apologizes

dennis k. live with ed schultz right now...


Obama needs to do something respectful for Dean.

Senate Stimulus Bill: Go shopping--buy more cars and trucks. Infrastructure? Short 2 votes.

Gregg Recuses Himself From Voting on Stimulus

Prom Night in Mississippi.

Question: Is your local post office closing earlier to cut costs?

So A Doctor Blows Up In His Lexus Hybrid In Arkansas And The Police Are Calling The.......

Snowe and Collins don't want $96m for Maine in the stimulus bill? Press 'em on it!

The Pikachu Is Female

From ARREST BUSH Facebook: Call Eric Holder

How Is Senator Kennedy Doing - I Hadn't Heard Much About Him Since......

BATF says high exposives involved in W Memphis doc bombing

Mrs. Greenspan and Mr. Williams cut to clip from "Dave" and then discuss the recession

Observing oneself is a difficult if not an impossible exercise

"A Cold-Blooded Decision on Purple Hearts " Eric Holder: Please Appoint a Special Prosecutor

Stephen Colbert THE WORD on Limbaugh

Daschle Exit, Successor Search, Delays Health Agenda

The auto stimulus favors the rich.

Freeper type has another "Good Week"

Dick Wadhams' snide comment on Tom Daschle >>

Mass Transit -vs- Electic Cars Powered by Renewables

Navy Plan Would turn Oregon (and northern California) Coast Into Firing Range

Wouldn't it be nice to be anonymous?

Wouldn't it be nice to be anonymous?

Naval Postgraduate School people to do gang busting job - Calif.

Naval Postgraduate School people to do gang busting job - Calif.

Not about Porn On TV in Tucson - Today's news from the Baked Apple:

Judd Gregg on CNBC - need to address entitlement spending

From "Chance the Gardner" to "Joe the Plumber" in 30 years.

Flood Harry Reid's office with calls NOW! When the repukes threaten

Flood Harry Reid's office with calls NOW! When the repukes threaten

Get down James Brown! Go Mr. President! BRAVFUCKINGO!

Relax folks, at least we aren't like the GOP and their troubles....

Anybody else get a kick out of seeing Hagan and M. Warner presiding in Senate?

Cheney Dunk Tank Raises $800 Billion For Nation

Yesterday Senate Republicans voted in lockstep AGAINST infrastructure spending.

The Ultimate Cheapskate -- how to live within your means

Earth to Congressional Democrats:

How bad is the economy ?

Question: Is your local post office closing earlier to cut costs?

Rep. Ackerman is on FIRE on C-Span 3!

Minimum wage in Iowa is $7,25/hr., or about $290/wk if they will hire you for 40 hours.

I don't understand how Republicans can keep firing with so much wet powder.

Killing is OK-----Helping is not OK

Is there a way to find out, or does anyone know what the party affiliations are for the top 500?

After lights, sirens on I-94, lots of questions

Different standards for Geitner and Daschle?

Australia Faces Collapse As Climate Change Kicks In: Are The Southwest And California Next?

'These are evil people. And we’re not going to win this fight by turning the other cheek.'

Suggestion for Obama, RE the Republicans

will Obama stop the building of the super highway in Texas?

Google Street View car claims first victim (a deer)

TARP is a corporate entitlement program--welfare on steriods for

What's the diff between Obama preaching fear over the economy & * preaching fear over terrorism?

What's the diff between Obama preaching fear over the economy & * preaching fear over terrorism?

From "The Vision and Values of Wells Fargo"

As Oil Plunges, Jews the New Scapegoat in Venezuela?

Next Up For the Kids: Their Own Little Guantanamo Play Set. Tasers Optional.

The pubs are pretty damned amazing in their strategy to stay relevent.

The Gutter Age

Slowly Slip-Sliding Away..


Gregg Supports Stimulus But Won't Vote On It! / Huff Post

Toon Time....

I love this picture

Adopting Embryos??

WHOA NELLIE! Mika's in a BAD MOOD today!

What's your take on this idea? National Labs Moving to DOD? (From energy dept)

Cut the GOP Senators off at the knees...

IF a credit card company gets federal taxpayer money then card interest rates ought to be cut...

IF a credit card company gets federal taxpayer money then card interest rates ought to be cut...

I signed up this morning for the FDA e-mail lists of recalled

Energy agency awards supercomputer contract to IBM

REPEAL the 2005 Bankruptcy "Reform" Act - the most UNDESERVED BAILOUT to financial crooks ever....

when am i going to see any of these things?

Obama increases “Defense” Spending for 2010

Is Bonnie Newman in the Closet?

Kristol: GOP Should Unite Against Economic Recovery Package Now To Help Defeat Health Care Later

Video Must See: CNN: Phelps unites pot smokers

I wonder how many mormons have read this article?

In Attack on Kennedy, Echo of a Spitzer Tactic

The Governors (especially the Dem ones) need to get out and sell the stimulus at the state level

Partisan Republicans are proving they would rather let the country & its citizens go down the drain

Why the fuck are the Dems afraid of a GOP filibuster?

The Zeta Wars (Long e)

Repubs Clearly Are Willing To Let This Country Collapse If They Think It Will Win Them Election

HELP - medication and flying.

Police Chief Files Bylaw Prohibiting Public Consumption Of Marijuana

Bank Rescue Would Entail Triage for Troubled Assets - Increase Taxpayer Money

Three Foreign Executives Indicted for Their Roles in LCD Price-Fixing Conspiracy

President Obama said Wednesday the recession will turn into "a catastrophe" if the economic stimulus

5 great comebacks for Cheney's BS

'200 million dollars for condoms' --read what it was really about

Sacramento joins other cities in fighting voter-approved Prop. 8, calling it unconstitutional

Pope's Brother calls Chancellor Angela Merkel “stupid and ill-informed”

Pelosi could feel pressure over plan to form a task force on entitlements

CA Supreme Court to hear arguments to overturn Prop 8 on March 5 -- ruling due 90 days later

CA Supreme Court to hear arguments to overturn Prop 8 on March 5 -- ruling due 90 days later

U.S. Outpatient Surgeries on the Rise

Will the Republican Party lose the South, West, and Midwest?

Did they show Obama "the film?" You know, the one Bill Hicks joked about

Sen. Thad Cochran (R) Mississippi - is he really on my teevee

Time to bring back LBJ.

May I oversimplify 'Murikas demise and a solution.

Jane Hamsher questions if there's a Mole In WH.... working with Blue Dogs?

I wanna see some Dem-style shock doctrine...

Let's follow the logical outcome if a stimulus bill does not pass

ConEdison Takes Action Against Climate Change; Receives EPA award

Tricks for a good resume and cover letter.

Education Secretary Announces Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

White Supremacists threaten to leave Republican Party over Michael Steele

Perkins and Stafford Loan Cancellation for Service in Low-Income Schools:

George Carlin's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor tonight on PBS

Why, oh why am I sitting here listening to the Senate Debate on the bailout

Oh Boy, flip over to CNBC

Report: Venezuelan Jewish Community Under Threat

Odd how Cheney always forgets to remember.

Corporate Dems and Capitalist Conservatives...What's really going on?

Austrian Catholics up in arms over pope's comments

Claire McCaskill kicking butt on the floor right now - cspan2

Tax System: Something to argue about

I received a letter today from the Massachusetts Unemployment

Home school enrollment on roll - 74 percent rise since 1999

Ben & Jerry have created "Yes Pecan!" ice cream flavor for Obama!

Harry Markopolos' Testimony Today on Madoff and the S.E.C.

Who is this bimbo on MSNBC?

Palin responds to Defenders of Wildlife - The Mudflats

We have a DU Marketplace, how about a DU Jobs?

Air Republica

A message specifically to all the cable talking heads trying to kill the stimulus

Right Wing fires another salvo of lies in an effort to obstruct stimulus

“I Meant to Say Zionists, Not Jews”

Record Breaking Breasts: Woman Sets World's Largest Bust Record with 38KKK

Obama should have written his own Stimulus...Instead of allowing Dems and Repubs to pork it up!

Voting on amendments to recovery bill starting 5:45pm ET - Cspan2


Mpls. church struggles to help others after thefts

Krugman: We truly are flirting with disaster.

General Zinni gets undiplomatic treatment from Obama team

Statement by Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on Ongoing Winter Storm Response

Gregg Supports Stimulus But Won't Vote On It

Who is still a fan of "post-partisanship"?

Who is still a fan of "post-partisanship"?

A Crazy Idea: President Obama does a half hour show on national TV, all the networks

Some (slightly) optimistic news from the Staffing/Recruiting Industry

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 2: Daschle'd on the rocks....

President Obama .....schip signing live on msnbc - change

Daily Kos: A Worker's Story: Why Rally for Employee Free Choice?

Obama signs kids' health insurance bill (extends coverage to 4 million uninsured kids)

where would we be today if all Dems had refused to vote with Bush and the Rs?

Reality: 60 Democratc Senators Does Not Equal a Flilbuster Proof Majority

Where do you believe your political views fit on the current American political spectrum?

Maria (Bartoromo) dahling ..... bite me, please :)

Case study: Corporations that limited top executive pay and the disastrous consequences

Punk Rock Fans - Lux Interior of The Cramps is gone!

Will the $500,000 salary cap provoke at least one bailed-out executive to become an hero?

Yepsen quitting Des Moines Register

WTF?! Frank "Invites" Bailed Out CEOs To Testify. (TPM reports).

Tom Coburn's weird assed stimulus rider: No funds for pastel lights or zero-G chairs.

If the Democrats don't pass a stimulus that concentrates on job creation

Victory Garden petition drive "growing exponentially"

Colbert to Republicans: You have found your leader in Rush Limbaugh

UK ministers must answer allegations that Britain was complicit in torture

Salazar scraps sale of oil-and-gas leases in Utah

Salazar scraps sale of oil-and-gas leases in Utah

I've got it!! make "illegal aliens" CEO's

Don't forget Winter Soldier ! Don't forget our veterans!

Not one penny paid on our Iraq War debt!

Why would Obama Pick Repug Who doesn't Even Support Him for Commerce Secretary?

Sebelius is a former insurance commissioner.

Two words for "Danger DIck" Cheney and his warning of another mushroom cloud

The Leadership of the Republikkan Party and people say they`re not in trouble

L.A. County threatens to withhold revenue from state

Credit card hackers find new, rich targets

Markopolos replaying now on CSPAN3

Please delete. Dupe. TY

Boxers or Briefs?

Does the American Public Deserve 'Joe the Plumber'?

Attorney General Eric Holder: Please Appoint a Special Prosecutor

Another Reason I love DU

To all the executives and other people whining about the $500K cap

My SO insists that Obama made a big mistake by admitting he "messed up"


The Right Wing’s Next Target: Hilda Solis?»

$200.00 For Blood Glucose Testing Strips!?!

Shining a Bright Light on a Dark 401(k) Secret

Would someone hit David Vitter over the head with a fish ladder?

Fearmongering Beyond the Bunker

I've been out all day, did Tweety and AC retract their BS Obama polls from yesterday?

Auto Union Workers Are Expected To Take Pay Cuts For Govt Bailout Money But Not Wall Street Mgrs.

I Have Started to Stock Up on Plastic and Duct Tape...

Do you want Nobel Economics or Joe The Plumber economics? Academics or horse shit?

I'm sick of Obama, here's a better Cabinet

Thank you Joan Walsh

The situation with Tom Daschle really depresses me.

The Pentagon's budget is ridiculously oversized

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 3: Republicans-the party of one (discredited) idea

Wanna know what sucks?

A Stimulus Bill IS a Spending Bill!

Helen is reading Coultergeist's new work of fiction - so you don't have to.


Need some advice: Can an employer fire you for seeking another job?

Mammoth Discovered in Downtown San Diego

Countdown just did a great job with Obama vs Bush.. on mistakes

Please critique my anti-GOP LTTE

Who do you trust to look out for your interests more, Rahm Emanuel or Howard Dean?

Guardian UK: Guantánamo torture evidence 'buried'

Let's discuss "sports welfare" and the mega salaries of athletes and owners

Could you imagine localities becoming dependent on US Federal dollars?

Michael Phelps Has No Business Apologizing for Taking Bong Hits

Is it "insider trading" to tell you all a tip of a product that is getting ready to skyrocket???

Do you think my wife is selfish?

MoveOn requesting LTTE's supporting Obama's Plan. Here's mine...

What is the most fair form of taxation?

If We Don't Get Global Warming Under Control We'll Be Eaten By 40 Foot Pythons!!!

Wow-A Hand up, Instead of a Hand out (Not Politics As Usual)

delete dupe

Dodd on Senate floor now on TARP, foreclosures - C-Span2

Thom Hartmann left Air America?

Krugman on Rachel now

Lawrence O'Donnell on Dick Cheney: "He's either a pathological liar or completely unhinged."

Clinton sees smaller role for security contractors

General Clark on stimulus, gitmo, and FINALLY afghan here:

Why should we have to be subjected to the asinine rantings of an evil old fool?

A sample from the greatest political thinker of all time

Way cool Jobs Plan/Stimulus interactive map from USA Today for you!

Rachel is cracking me up!

Rachel is cracking me up!

What will Rod Blagojevich's prison nickname be?

Is it hard-wired into people that they don't think they'll ever get old?

Jobs in all 50 States

Proof positive that the GOP is completely in the crapper.......

Proof positive that the GOP is completely in the crapper.......

Barrasso on the floor asking for REDUCED environmental review of construction - NO!!!!

You know, they're taxing unemployment benefits ... !!!

Obama's Betrayal Is Complete! Grand Jury Investigation Of Domenici In Attorney Firings!

When Democrats apologize.. (Today Show)

warning: graphic

Business Executive Jackass On MSNBC: "Salary Cap Will Drive Our Top People Away From The Field"...

Anyone seen those commercials ...

Don't worry, the switch to DTV will happen on Feb. 17th. The bill allows stations to switch

Mexican Drug Smugglers use Ingenious Technology to Defeat Border Fence

With DTV delay likely, some stations to switch anyway

One of our Supreme Court justices is a total prick

The Saga of the Golden Fleece: Why America Needs to Learn to Love Government Spending Once Again

Canada and EU are being more than a little hypocritical on the Buy American thing

It's 4 am in Nashville. Rachel's morning show just started. THIS ISN'T DRIVE-TIME!

PROGRAM ALERT: The Madoff hearing today is being replayed n CSPAN right now (10PM EST)

Congresswoman Barbara Lee ........

To put the Stimulus bill into perspective:

This is broken.

House passes bill to extend DTV transition until June 12

Where would the Catholic Church be today if there had been no Vatican II?

Do you think there is a general groundswell for changing marijuana laws?

Obama, the press, and the "bipartisan" trap - media matters

Can't we just put a muzzle on his goddamned mouth?

"Former war correspondent Wurzelbacher"

Britain: US threatened to cut off intel if evidence of torture released

State bureaucracy causing problems for gun owners

Why do right wingers become snake-oil salesmen?

When is the State of the Union Address ?

MACY's Card Financial Disclosure ..."actual ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATE charged... 53.88%"

AP alleges copyright infringement of Obama image by Shepard Fairey

Rapture ready cautions you about "orange I-phones". You may see a black lady winding her hips.

Fox Nooz <----> Cheenee <----> Politico

The pigshits' latest robber baron (anti-stimulus/climate change denial) website

Why the fuck is Shitstain Shoots-Guy-In-Face.....

Google to track mobile users

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseeker Check-in!

What kind of stupid CNN Poll question is this?

Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Cherry Pepsi, Pepsi One.......Pepsi Gay?

If executives leave corporations due to ...

Ok just hear me out here

"Seven-Inch Gangly Wrench?"

Is it me or are my commutes getting easier?

Ringling Bros. & Barnam & Bailey on trial for Elephant Abuse

Ringling Bros. & Barnam & Bailey on trial for Elephant Abuse

Some stories have it all... "Pope's brother defends his Holiness over Williamson holocaust scandal"

Perhaps she should stick with public transit.......

Harkin on the floor about $10,000 incentive for buying new car

Quick: What is the current terror-alert level?

It's the same s$#t that happened with Immigration Reform

Preview - PBS - We shall remain - USA history from the Native Americans view

ok so why do presidents go and read to kids - the other critters in

Fuck. The. Bus. Updated

Are we revolting yet?

Dem Aide: McCain, Lieberman And Kyl To Skip Stimulus Vote

Who says Americans don't riot?

Funding programs through special taxes... that don't work

Duckworth to be VA Assistant Secretary

Burning the Future: Coal in America

Are you going to a Barack Economic Recovery House Meeting this w/e --???

So, That WWII Vet Who Froze To Death Over A $1000 Utility Bill Had $600,000 in Savings

Servicemembers Legal Defense Network to Obama: No more studies needed re: DADT.

Countdown...Schuster is NOT Olberman

MSNBC at 10pm Thom Hartmann or Cenk Ugyar?

UPDATE: The Cramps' Lux Interior R.I.P....official statement :-(

These damn TV boxes and the idea behind it .

Madoff Victims List Released In Full... See All The Names

i think President Obama is getting pissed at republics

"I screwed up", something bush NEVER said about anything for 8 years

Greening the Real World. Is your power bill 41 cents a day?

You know what happened over the course of the last week?

I struggle to recognize this country any more...

Do any DUers have access to Lexus Nexus?

Let the non-violent drug offenders out of jail.

(Larry) Summers: Unions cause unemployment

need ideas for one of my patients having Conjoined twins

I have a question about the stimulus and the republicans signing or not signing on to it

New Deal Now

What's up with RFK, Jr getting passed over?

For DUers who like to follow Congress/legislation, etc.

Tamiflu no longer works for dominant flu strain

Please help identify all the people in this picture ... (ALT VIEW ADDED)

Eric Cantor reminds me of the manager at the asshole store.

SCHIP: Does anyone know if CIGARS are taxed also?

What I Never Understood About The "DTV" Coupon Program Is That.....

Cheney is inciting terrorism.. and the media is helping him.

Justice Scalia and Rush Limbaugh. Not looking too healthy, ya know?

Sen Boxer Tells Repubs - We Won The Election, So STFU

WHY Does Dick Cheney Have a TRANSITION Office in McClean VA?

Re: Stimulus Plan . Just Received E-Mail from Move On....

This is what republicans call "pork"

Where Is Bush Anyway?

The New Thought Police: The NSA Wants to Know How You Think— Maybe Even What You Think

The United Steelworkers Union demand a Canadian exemption of the Bye American clause.

Two Million People Swarm Denny's for a Grand Slam Breakfast

Where was all this concern over the deficit amount when the republics were in charge?

Track Hillary Clinton's Secretary of State Travels - HILL TRACKER

Does DU need a "Unemployment and Recession survival" forum?

Wednesday TOON Roundup Part 1: get the pitchforks and torches

Putting War Waste on the Chopping Block

Citibank Unsolved Mysteries. Trouble for Geithner?

Unhappy voters jam Capitol Hill phone lines

I am in DC lobbying for the Stimulus Bill in the Senate

I saw a movie on the Encore Channel last night that reminded me of Limpballs.

The Wall Street Journal Blew a Chance to Expose Madoff

Companies that Offshored Jobs Attacking "Buy America"/Stimulus on False Grounds

The Lou Dobbs program agenda, applicable nightly since 1/20/2009

Is it time for the US to stop killing civilians in Afghanistan?

War is illegal: British man files crime report with police against Blair and Bush (great video)

I just heard NPR discussing all the "pork" and "payback" in the stimulus bill.

Take action to support Mass Transit it the Senate - (202) 224-3121

Health savings accounts are ill-advised

It's not fair limiting bank exec pay to $500,000. They'll never "make their nut" that way.

About that meeting between Obama and the SCOTUS

Tell Your Senators: Vote NO on Coburn Amendment to Exclude Museums

So Inhoffe is on CSpan talking more for defense spending and 911 and denying Guantanamo...

How Sarah Palin and her family used "Abstinence Only".

"$500,000 is not a lot of money"

Any filmmakers want to discuss Christian Bale's on-set Tirade?

Question: Does anyone know if there is any way to write to all of the republican senators (or

Obama is just RIPPING these a-holes to shreds!!!

Oil Leaks and Other Glitches

Why do people in the United States think Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity

Childhood Trauma Linked to Risk for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

California 4-year-old dies in washing machine

Excuse me, a student was decapitated in a freaking coffee shop at V. Tech?

I think the banks will evade the $500k compensation limit

My blood is boiling...

My blood is boiling...

My blood is boiling...

Rush is less popular than Rev. Wright and William Ayers- new poll

Do you read a printed morning newspaper?

I was on the phone with one of my nephews and he

Toddler Hitler's Dad: "Enough's Enough"

Cspan3 & CNBC - Whistleblower Harry Markopolos testifies

David Sirota has legitmate concerns about Obama's "progressivism"...

Tax the Speculators

BART has "minor incident"

Hartmann: "Call it the JOBS BILL. Harry Reid, make 'em filibuster! Roll back the Reagan tax cuts."

Lesbian arrested for kissing her girlfriend on the cheek at mall in San Antonio.

At Davos Howard Dean decries lax protections for workers.

Cheney - Photos of him - his behavior today - and my dark theory

Elderly man who froze to death cuz power was cutoff was worth $500,000. He was 'frugal'

My daughter's monthly health insurance premium just went up by a full 50%.

What would you do if you were the new foster parent to Adolf Hitler Campbell (age 2)?

WAPO Editorial: "Our marijuana laws have been ludicrous for as long as we've been alive."



Daily Show making me mad...

TARP recipients spent $114 million last year lobbying Congress and funding political campaigns

Judge Scalia in FL yesterday. Told audience to "get over 2000". Was rude to a student.

Sitting in the student center

Looking For A Job?Join Americorps and put your money where your mouth is !

The good Lord chooses rape to create life?

The good Lord chooses rape to create life?

Bill Gates Unleashes Mosquitoes On Rich TED Conference Crowd

Why do most conservatives hate human beings?

Senate OKs $15,000 tax break for homebuyers

Phelps stories et al. should be illegal. Arguements for!

Obama Miscalculated...He Made "Bi-Partisanship" not the "Economic Crisis" his Priority!

Octuplets mom getting outrage rather than gifts

"Obama Says Repeal Of Military Gay Ban Needs Study"

OMG! It's an infomercial for the "pos-t-vac" vacuum

recommend this post if you are totally confused

I should sleep, but refuse to until I get this stuff done.

Wish me luck

Today's "Garfield Minus Garfield".

Best quartet?

How do I figure out my DU birthday?

The Best of Times

smoking bed

Calling Robeson and Seattle Girl

Ya know, it is getting cold! I hate cold.

It's 3:45 AM .... I'm hungry (and not sleeping) ....

Ever want to crush another Du'er?

I Don't Want to go to Chelsea

I can't think of a better way to start my morning...

HEyHEY's kidneys to be auctioned on eBay.

I woke to a blanket of snow and 9 degrees temperature.

Fuck TurboTax, and the rest of 'em...

I want to create a song that doesn't end.

Why is " Kyrgyzstan" spelled without any "i's'?

RedNeck Sexual IQ Test

Now for some real, world breaking news

My name is the same

There has been sledding, there have been casualties

I'd give my Snuggie not to be considered an asshole by electric blanket users

Funny Youtube Vids

positive aspects of the failing economy...

positive aspects of the failing economy...

haha baby boomers collect social security

Deathstar Cafeteria

Zomg, I'm gonna go crazy....

Good morning Lounge

I watched Transformers for the first time tonight

Ok, I have a question for the old hands. I took a .... sabbatical a while ago,

I saw a position that I might really like

This might be upsetting

Dr. Strange for Secretary of Health!

someone is listening to my prayers! Spinal Tap Recording New Material!

You know what doesn't pass the smell test? Camembert Cheese!

Is Elliott Smith 'emo' and if so, why does emo suck?

It's my mom's birthday

The good news is I have a "very strong butt".

Kashi RECALL of some cookies and chewy granola bars

Webinar in 15 Minutes with Me

Vote here to give the parents of teenagers some basic useful info!

Since we all love to debate the merits of music lists, I present The Pitchfork 500

Wednesday morning coffee snob thread-- what're you drinking?

Let's put it to a vote. Christian Bale: Jagg-off or No Jagg-off?

When was Marisa Tomei better?

So one of my son's teachers comes down to me during school today

Help me with a commercial...

Well I just knocked that interview right out of the park.

Young Republicans keeping it hip

Young Republicans keeping it hip

Biscuits boasting of bountiful busts posing problems

Anyone Here Care for Alex Jones?

Nothing to see here, please move along

My stomach done blowed up again...

My stomach done blowed up again...

Recalled Cheese

Should I answer this e-mail?

Over the shoulder udder holders!

The word "webinar" should be banished on pain of death.

Anybody seen the "I love Jesus, but I drink a little" clip from "Ellen"? If so, can you summarize?

A moment of feline Zen.

Safari for Windows is horribly slow.

I want to create a thread that never lies.

I want to create a thread that never tries.

Marriage according to kids

Diabetics: favorite online store for glucose test strips?

Gee. What a coincidence. The recommend fairy is back and kentauros is in the lounge.

Is this for real.... "BailoutBill"????

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Wed 2/4/2009)

JVS doesn't believe that the 25 random things are random at all.

Does Anyone Else Get Paid for a Fraction of the Hours You Work

What year from your youth would you relive if you were given a chance? And why?

Question for Keith Jarrett fans...

Can you spot the celebrities that make cameos in this video?

For my 1000th post, a thank you to DU

Damn dog- 1, whole peach pie - 0.

Hello, Dad. I'm in jail.

It's been a hellish winter, but today...I went to the beach

There is an Urgent Message in GD, that everyone here needs to read...

Match Game Story: "The talentless emo drummer fuck lost his beret; now he can't (blank) music."

DU working parents: how much does daycare cost?

5 Second Movies Does UHF. You will go to Hell if you laugh at this. Jesus told me personally.

Is there such a thing as overnight dementia?

I guess the geese didn't get the groundhog's memo

"A Very Duggar Wedding" *NOW* on Discovery Health Channel

Scream the migraine out of your head!

I wanna get this license plate...

*********** MILESTONES *************

mmmmmmmm...... dim sum

Life Coaches

Automotive puzzler for you mechanics out there.

Can someone please explain to me WTF is going on here...

Grandparent and their grandchildren

WAAAHHHHH!!!!! No more of this until my stomach heals!!!!

I need to let-out a bit...

Twitter Super Bowl Map

Like Sam the Butcher bringing Alice the meat

Jane B.

It's dark outside and it's still above zero! Ohhh Yeahhh!

My professor told us some interesting trivia about himself tonight

Greatest interstate highway in the country

How a dog drinks water-cool video

Pic Shows Man Robbing Stores With Klingon Sword

Candy Heart Maker!

Bet you can't do this

So there's Dennis Hopper, whose brain must resemble scrambled eggs more than

Odd News - 'Vampyre' jailed after allegedly harassing teen

Why does Trojan hate women in AL, CO, GA, KS, LA, MS, TX and VA?

sooo anyone else feeling betrayed tonight??

Post something you like about Bam-ba-lam.

Why is Dick Cheney still running his mouth?

I have a middle school/high school buddy who needs some really good vibes

I'll tell you this much

valentine's day ideas

Should WillPitt be discussing bong hits when his mom posts here?

Favorite street food

Post something you like about Adamantium.

Man accused of choking girlfriend with Wii controller

O.K., Freepers are now starting to really hallucinate

Gladiator games for Death row inmates?

I want to drop off a little inner peace in the Lounge

Woot!!!!! Brooks Brothers is having a sale right now

I went to a wicked boring meeting today, but they handed out


Microsoft Outlook - this is so cool! It automatically deletes messages!

Satch SHOCK 'n' AWE...Joe Satriani's attorney plans to "blanket Grammys w/ servers" to NAIL Coldplay

The YMCA caught on fire!

Directv letter in mail today: I get 3 mos. Showtime free.

Gorilla = "MUN...KEE?"

Aerosmith's "Rats In The Cellar." It KILLS me that these fuckers sold out.

Applebee's says I deserve a reward for getting through 2008.

Bruce Springsteen-The Ghost Of Tom Joad

Klingon Sword Used in Two Colorado Springs Heists

Hot Damn

Something to show your teenaged daughter


Favorite Roach Coach food

Bear ends

Someone commissioned a piece of knitting from me today!

Something is seriously wrong. My sermon is done.

Chris Rea - The Road to Hell

Mid-term #3 down. Pharmacology. One to go.

I hate the job sometimes

I discovered my 4 year old

My Border Collie pup was called "heavy" today

Happy Birthday to Alice Cooper! 61 today!

The difference between a generic consumer level headphone and a good audiophile set

Why English will never be a universal language...

Valentine's Day is just around the corner and you know what I hate?

Oh, my god - have you ever had someone from deep in your past try to contact you?


Top Chef tonight. Does anyone care?

workout + gin&tonic = woozy Sally

The new adoptee came home today (dialup warn)

What was the Best "Intro" to a Tune that you ever heard....?

Arg! Ever get the urge to go out and blow up miscellaneous objects?

Does anybody know what a standard book deal would be for a first-time author of nonfiction?

What remake should Hollywood make next?

Fun faqts about the Dung Beetle:

My poem in honor of the Super Bowl: The Soaring Pass

Post your favorite theme song

Artificial Intelligence.

Favorite penny

Boxers or Briefs?

Erica Hill Appreciation thread (CNN)

Rental rug cleaners--your experience?

What's your favorite color?

If you had to pick a last meal, what would it be?

WTHECK? I just got a phone call (5 am) from the school-

Has anyone seen Christian Bale VS Bill O'Reilly?

Most inane show on TV


Random Musings about the Christian Bale Tirade.

Creekdog appreciation thread!

Post something you like about Tofurky.

If I had a summer DU MeetUp, would you show up?

What was so great about Frank Sinatra?

Does Anyone Else Have Cold Knees?

Post something you like about Alabama.

Mark Halperin is a great big giant DickHead piece of Shit who hates America!

"Pool Report of Obamas Visit to D.C. Public School"

Is Rahm Emmanuel at the heart of Obama's appointee problems?

Is the media turning on Obama due to this, among other things.....?

How our Presidents really earn their pay: dealing with their fuck-ups.

If one can reach out to Gregg for Commerce, a reach out to Dean for HHS should not be beyond grasp

send Obama letters and emails of encouragement

President Watching......

Obama Sorin Ilie Scoica: Romanian Baby Named After President (PHOTOS)

Is there anything nice in Nebraska?

I have a new title....

ok! wonder of wonders! I'd support Dean for HHS

Emerson Lake and Palmer: California Jam Concert, 1974

Why Howard Dean? Because he can mobilize an army of activists to garner support!

Proof of the dumbing down of America

Generals Seek to reverse President Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Decision

Here's a hypothetical question:

Caroline Kennedy for HHS

Uh's the ultimate "team of rivals" choice for HHS secretary for you..

I sent Matthews an email

Supposing Dean really doesn't want it. There is another ex-gov doctor out there.

NYT Editorial: The Cost of Credibility

In the day and age of 24hr media

** Breaking News: Obama reads to schoolkids and terrorists Do NOT catch him with his pants down! **

Obvious Choice for HHS

Kucinich on the Stimulus: “This Economy is Literally Killing People”

Joe Lieberman for HHS

"I want my guns and I want children to be born"

Polling Group Censures Iraq Death Toll Researcher

What TV shows do you watch regularly

The GOP has and always will be willing to screw the country to keep themselves in power

I am sorry but can I get about 10,000 EFFYOUs for Cheney!

Fiscal Therapy

Obama hitting back hard today.

Conservatism Is Dead (great, looong read)

*** Official Post-Letterman Rod Blagojevich Haiku Thread ***

The panel on Morning Joe just does. not. get. it.

Portrait of Obama?

Experience- they all told you that Obama didn't have it and the nomination process proves it

LMAO Judd Gregg is on CNBC. And what do you know all of sudden he likes the size

Dumbass Quote of the Week

JP Morgan: Wah!!! Wah!! Obama's being mean to us!!

Minnesota Judges Give Coleman Election Challenge a Lift

This showy populist outrage is uber-dumb politics

Katie Couric's interview with President Obama was the best one IMO

Obama Statement: "Will Not Tolerate" Lavish Pay for Bailout Execs (VIDEO)

Let the the Republicans filibuster the stimulus

Yesterday Senate Republicans voted in lockstep AGAINST infrastructure spending.

National African American History Month, 2009

Rasmussen has Obama approval at 62 percent.

Mark Halperin, Chris Matthews and Anderson Cooper Skew Obama Ratings

Let The Senate Repunks Filibuster the Stimulus Bill

The First Lady is coming to see me today!! (HUD visit)

I just called my (one) Senator and asked her to vote for the stimulus package

The Governors, the mayors and the people of the states WANT the stimulus

Here we go-"The new president, seen by some as arrogant," + Tapper on "embarassing day"

Conservative group calls on ABC to curb Stephanopoulos

Todays Washington Post had a slew of interesting political columns

Senate Lacks Votes to Pass Stimulus

What pisses me off most about yesterday.

Symphonic Pops Concert in Columbia, MD this Saturday night...

Should Bill Clinton be considered for HHS?

Memo to Obama and the Dems: Good Public Policy Is Far More Important Than Bi-Partisanship

Obama names third Republican to cabinet

Robert Gibbs' press briefing about to start.

Do you believe that President Obama is a Homophobe?

Why do YOU like the stimulus package?

"President Obama faces smiling villains in both parties who need to be smacked upside the head"

Post something you like about Kentucky.

Obama woos GOP sens. one at a time

Obama: "The main question I have is this: is it going to put people back to work?"

Why didn't Gibbs correct the statement "will the President get the 60 votes he needs"

List of odd jobs for President Obama to get to

Why is mythical bipartisanship more important then policy for the people?

Day of Shame posting has begun -- where are *your* recollections of 2/5/03?

Day of Shame posting has begun -- where are *your* recollections of 2/5/03?

Seriously, who needs republicans to throw democrats under the bus.. when we do such a bang up job

Is this a cool tee-shirt or what?

TARP is to the Stimulus Package as Saddam Hussein is to Bin Laden

Why would Gregg recuse himself from votes?

Can anyone stand up to Limbaugh?

PHOTOS: President Obama meets with Hillary and George Mitchell

I hate Divorce insomnia.

It appears that others like our First Lady as much as I do

When the healthcare fight begins in earnest

Health Care Reform and the Economic Recovery Bill (Think Progress)

My wife and I are debating. She says Obama's reaching across to Republicans

Reanimated Ronald Reagan for HHS?

CNBC's Clueless Mark Haines Calls Arianna "Clueless" on Morning Joe: She Responds


Yes, President Obama it's time to buy American & time to pullout from the World Trade Organization

A Plea to President Obama - Give Gay people asylum who'll be put to death if deported

The Dems Put More In The Stimulus Bill Which Is EXACTLY What DU'ers Clamored For

Cooper backs off White House claim (said Obama encouraged him to vote no)

How bout a fireside chat, Mr. President. Just lay it all out

I'm now kinda rooting for Obama to pick a Republican for this post.

Just give me my feeding tube already.

I think Dems should start calling all Republicans who don't support the stimulus plan "Unpatriotic"

Do you think Barack Obama hates little puppies?

Obama Signs Children’s Health Insurance Bill

I like 97% percent of the bill. And so do the Republicans.

You have to really hate this country and it's citizens to vote against

White House Blog: Jobs in all 50 states

For those of you thinking that the press now hates Obama and is out to get him...

Mr President, your outreach to the Republicans is commendable...but...

My pet peeve: Truncated thread titles

I sometimes wonder if the Republicans WANT to become completely irrelevant.

John Breaux for HHS Sec?

Economic Recovery House Meeting

Kyrgyz plan to boot U.S. air base surprises Pentagon

How much would we be saving (not only in lives but in money) if we ended the Iraq war tomorrow?

Joe The Plumber huddles with congressional aides; 'I Don't Know If The American Public Deserves Me'

When is Obama going to speak before Congress?

Mitt Romney for HHS?

Wingnuts are beating us 100 to 1 on Capitol Hill (DO SOMETHING!)

Why the fuck do the Rethugs still have a fucking voice?

Some people are making a comeback-

The Mayor of LA on Hardball making a good case for the stimulus plan

Krugman is brilliant! He won the Nobel Prize!

what is your favorite comfort food?

For the DU ladies. how do you like your "guys"?

Jobs in all 50 states (hear that Republicans?)

First Lady's Listening Tour is Brilliant ((more pics from today))

You know what? Fuck the Republicans. Reid? Time to kick some ass.

So, eh, will Chris Wallace be sacked by FOX?

Sebelius likeliest at HHS. Ed Rendell a dark-horse possibility. (Dean not.)

What about ME for HHS?

Something Pres Obama Said When He Signed SCHIP Today Disturbed Me.....

Associated Press alleges copyright infringement over iconic Shepard Fairey Obama Hope picture

I think Obama should ease up on the "Buy America" provision

Here's What People Don't Get: The Real Fight Is About Philosophy and Way of Thinking

LOL Glenn Beck spouting about how Obama is going toward socialism!

Despite Treasury's New Rule, Senators Aren't Giving Up Their Push to Cap CEO Pay

They Are Limiting Salaries Of Execs From Companies That Are Getting Bailout Monies......

So How Long Before Obama Gets Fed Up With Republican't Obstructionism?

BREAKING NEWS: Obama about to sign the SCHIP bill

When does the Senate vote on the stimulus?

How much sleep do you get in a 24 hour period?

Grinch Award for GOP Congressmen/Senators who voted against S-CHIP


I just KNEW he was going to mention his victory today! WTG President Obama!

"Obama Gets Do-Over and a New Chance for Women" The New Agenda

I honestly think the media thinks it is responsible for Obama's victory

Toxic Asset Valuation - Piece of Cake

Dear President Obama, Please address the Republicans calling us the Democrat Party.

Please critique my letters to my Senators...

Do you really know what is in the Stimulus Bill?

Senate rejects McCain's amendment to kill 'Buy American' clause

Obama and the echo chamber -

The Best Defense Is An Offense - Cheney Must Be Getting Worried.....

Does Michael Phelps' Massive Lung Capacity Help Him Take Monster Bong Hits?

Does Michael Phelps' Massive Lung Capacity Help Him Take Monster Bong Hits?

Hilarious: National Review says Obama has failed, Wonkette mocks them

If you don't like Steely Dan I will HURT YOU!

Obama plans "presidential address to Congress" on Feb. 24

Craig Crawford is losing it.. suggests Newt Gingrich for HHS..

Reid, Emanuel Pushed For Gregg

Michael Steele Itching For Fight With Obama

Bush = journalist throws shoes; Obama = journalist jumps ropeline to get autograph.

Picture of the Day: February 4, 2009

My LOTTE to the San Jose MercuryNews on the stimulus

Hilda Solis confirmation being held up because she supports EFCA

Am I alone in my fear that the stimulus bill wont pass?

is "bi-partisanship" code for "corporatism"?

Meanwhile the future of our economy is at stake: Not enough votes to pass the stimulus bill..

What about Elizabeth Edwards for HHS...?

On Criticizing President Obama

DU-ers in FLORIDA, Sen. Martinez opposes Stim Package, (MIA Herald) please contact him and

Financial Times: "The world desperately needs Mr Obama to take a firmer grip at home & lead abroad

Look. A Stimulus Bill WILL Get Passed.

Now that DTV is done we can get on to Business.

President Obama, Republicans don't negotiate in good faith...

Why Is It That President Obama Is The Only Dem Out There Promoting This,,,,

McCain/Kyl to skip stimulus vote


Can somebody walk us through what, exactly, will happen if the stimulus bill is filibustered?

This is what I think Obama is up to.....(Rethugs in cabinet)...

Do you still think Obama's cabinet appointments were great ?

I'm still pissed from watching this morning's MORON JOE show...

Wait! What the fuck?!?!

A question to ask about Tax credits for special interests:

Jaff Farias " I very much looking forward to the Palin/Plumber ticket 2012"

is it time to threaten media outlets with new regulatory legislation...

Who was naive enough to think the repubs would work with Obama?

Well...crappy day...waiting to find out if my dad's ok...

The groundhog saw its shadow - 7 more weeks before the Minnesota Senate race

Obama PUNTS on Don't Ask, Don't Tell - Says it needs more study - Gays Tossed Under Again

Do you ever get the feeling that you're the only person on DU who's STILL glad that Obama's Prez?

Cheney Warns Of New Attacks

Obama administration to roll out new/updated faith based office Thursday

Obama's Keeping His Pledge to Abolish the Politics of the Past


Etta James says Obama NOT her President; wants to kick Beyonce's ass!

Time to lighten up around here - caption this pic of Obama/Biden

Obama's guy Gregg will vote 'no' on all stimulus/recovery cloture votes

Senate approves $15,000 tax credit for homebuyers

Anyone use a PDA that isn't a smartphone? Help please,

Chris Wallace's Grandson Is "Completely Obsessed" With Obama; wont sleep unless told Obama is asleep

Huge scandal breaks out on Guantanamo torture. Top story in most UK papers

Spring Training is here!!!!...for 10 year olds that is.

Maddow ripped the Gregg pick...and she is right.

Would someone please tell Obama that he was elected because he's a DEMOCRAT.

Krugman: What’s going on?

OK, Barack. What's the problem with Buy American?

Ah jeez, is the Hope poster guy about to be sued?

Lieberman may have serious challenger


snow plow

Success is.....

Repub Senate Stimulus Amendments: Rejected, Rejected, Rejected

The Pikachu Is Female

Obama is smart. Obama had an amazing first three or four days.

The Republicans Big Lie That Democrats Sell: Senate Democrats Need 60 Votes To Pass Legislation

Poland to end 3 military missions to save money

Panasonic warns of $4.2 billion loss, to cut 15,000 jobs

Obama economic plan now tops $900 billion

Media group says 109 media workers killed in 2008

Soros warns against "bad bank" option: report

North Korea may test-fire missile toward Japan-media

U.S. sees North Korea talks resuming early July

Kyrgyzstan starts moves to close U.S. airbase

Fresh attack on Pakistan lorries

Banned Pakistan militants gather

Utah Governor Won't Back Tracking Bar Customers

U.S. needs to end 'imperial attitude,' Bolivian says

U.K. Officer Arrested in Afghanistan on Suspicion of Leaks

Humvee vulnerabilities were long known

President: Rebel defeat has united Sri Lanka

UN says Hamas seized Gaza food aid and blankets

Panasonic to Cut 15,000 Jobs

Google Street View car claims first victim (a deer)

American, 75, charged with molesting Cambodian boy

China’s Drought May Make Birds More Susceptible to Avian Flu

Venerable Bookstore to Close in Village

GOP Fears Kentucky Will Be Next Loss

Iraq investigating serious vote fraud allegations

After Uproar, Wells Fargo Calls Off Trip to Las Vegas

U.S. Plans $500,000 Cap on Executive Pay in Bailouts

US threats mean evidence of British resident's Guantánamo torture must stay secret, judges rule

Asset Guarantees Gain Momentum in U.S. Bank Talks

US January Job Cuts Triple From Year Earlier, Challenger Says

West Memphis Doctor critical after car explodes

5000 rejected Minn. ballots get another look

I Guess I'm the Only One Who Thinks This Will All Blow Up In the Republicans' Faces

US plan to arm militias scares some in Afghanistan

Vatican Demands Holocaust Denier Publicly Recant

Daschle Exit, Successor Search, Delays Health Agenda

Uribe slammed by freed hostage

After Uproar, Wells Fargo Calls Off Trip to Las Vegas

Russia lets U.S. supplies through to Afghanistan

Monster Snake Slithered at 43 Feet Long

Obama economic plan now tops $900 billion

US cmdr: Iran still supporting extremists in Iraq

Cao, Republican suit attacks federal campaign limits

Ex-prosecutor: Guantanamo 'a total failure'

In Attack on Kennedy, Echo of a Spitzer Tactic

Doctor Hurt in West Memphis Car Explosion

UN head urges fewer civilian deaths in Afghanistan

Miss. gov.'s nephew fills national GOP role

First lady says HUD will play a critical role in economic recovery

Mpls. church struggles to help others after thefts

Injured man dies after rejection by 14 hospitals

New Jersey Assemblywoman proposes unconstitutional Britain style handgun ban bill

Israel says troops were fired on before shelling home where Gaza doctor's girls died

Multinationals Push to Revive Tax Break

Brazilian churches oppose the privatization of water

Justice Department Rehires Lawyer Ousted Over Lesbian Rumor

U.S. businessman donates $100 mln to AIDS research

Afghanistan says foreign fighters coming from Iraq

Afghanistan Contractor Pleads Guilty to Killing Man Who Burned Co-Worker

Bill Gates Unleashes Mosquitoes On Rich TED Conference Crowd

Obama responds to GOP critics of stimulus bill (only Obama quotes)

Auto suppliers request $20.5 bln in US aid-magazine

Former Gregg Staffer Caught Up In Corruption Probe

Pregnant tourist abducted, killed in Puerto Rico

Obama to Lawmakers: Remember Which Ideas Won the Election

Steel-state lawmakers vow to save "Buy American"

Cisco Outlook Misses Expectations; May Cut Jobs (1,000-2,000)

Knoxville church shooter will 'plead to everything'

Goldman Sachs Would Like to Pay Back TARP Money

Signs Go Up At LI School Renamed For Obama

Barack Obama 'set to open radical nuclear weapons talks with Russia'

Israel: 'Time Running Out' After Iran Satellite Launch

Congress postpones digital TV transition to June

California Credit Rating Lowest in U.S

Jet Company Allegedly Risked Celebrity Passengers' Lives for Cheap Fuel

If passed, bill would let Franken take seat provisionally

Obama's energy secretary outlines dire climate change scenario

Obama's promised health care overhaul delayed

President Obama seeks Russia deal to slash nuclear weapons

FEMA Food Kits May Contain Tainted Peanut Butter (distributed in Kentucky and Arkansas)

Obama caps executive pay tied to bailout money

Pier 1 may cut up to 850 jobs

Democrats flex political muscle as House passes kids health bill

Man with no insurance pulls own teeth

This is your pilot slurring: Garbled message from cockpit sparks passenger rebellion

Rider Paradox: Surge in Mass, Drop in Transit

Rove defends Bush policies (says he will not comply with Congressional subpoenas)

Palin: "NO" on stimulus (Updated)

Govt's much-awaited $10 laptop turns out be a joke (India)

Connecticut attorney general mulls run against Lieberman

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Wednesday February 4

House Approves Whitelist of People Who Aren't Terrorists

ATF: Explosive Device Found in Arkansas Doctor's Car After Blast

US credit card delinquencies at record highs -Fitch

Chinese scientists clone 5 human embryos for research

DTV Switchover Pushed Back to June 12

Google Offers "Latitude" To Track People

Evidence of torture 'buried by ministers'

Pakistani Taliban free 29 police and soldiers

Americans cheer pay curb, fret over big gov't role

Palin hits back at Judd

Tory MP demands torture statement

Cheney warns of new attacks

U.S. Attorney Scandal: Feds Probe Domenici for Obstruction of Justice In Iglesias Firing

Sen. Nelson (D-Ne) joins effort to reduce bailout costs (deal to strip more than $50 billion)

Interior Secretary Cancels Leases on Federal Land in Utah

Support for Stimulus Package Falls to 37%

US to continue talks about keeping Kyrgyz base

Senate OKs $15,000 tax break for homebuyers

Aribert Heim, Most Wanted Nazi, Died In Cairo In 1992: Reports

Iraqi woman had 80 women raped to recruit suicide bombers

Rachel Maddow: The Bush Wars

Gore Vidal on the next 10 years

Bale Out - RevoLucian's Christian Bale Remix!

Iraqi woman had 80 women raped to recruit suicide bombers

President Obama on Economic Recovery

Born Again American.

VP Biden = swearing in AG Eric Holder

Karl Rove decides to talk afterall = to Republican prosecutor!!

Petraeus versus the President?

Tweety Sez, Why Not Dr. Dean?

Max Keiser talks to Afshin Rattansi about the Dollar and Roach Motels

Verizon doesn't know the difference between dollars and cents - hilarious

Still Bushed! - Iraq Pays Heavy Price With 95,236 Dead

Former State Dept. Official: Obama to Mirror Bush's Policy on Iran.1/4/09 Democracy Now 1 of 2

Markopolos: I gift wrapped and delivered the largest Ponzi scheme in history to the SEC

Oscar Grant Protest Continues

12 more Madoff feeder funds laying in the weeds of Europe SEC does not know about yet!

Rachel Maddow: hilarious recap of the Blago franchise

Rudy Giuliani Defending Wall Street Salaries

Alberto Gonzales: "ongoing investigations" interfere with job hunt

The postman who wants to deliver the end of capitalism

We thought the enemy was Mr. Madoff. I think its you (SEC) Executive Privilege!

The Leopard Cannot Change its Spots


The politics of head shops in San Francisco

Joe the Plumber Now Advising GOP

Bill Moyers Journal: Michael Pollan (Omnivore's Dilemma) PT. 1 Obama Should Plant Garden at WH

Countdown: Turley - 'Rove May Be Looking at a Real Chance of Indictment'

Bob Dole's perfect description of how Washington works

Why Are We Still at War?

Olbermann Will Not Let You Sportswriters Poke Fun at NBC’s Alex Flanagan

AlterNet: Repugs Are Willing to Let The Country Collapse if They Think it Will Win Them Elections

Sick Rocky Flats workers can't wait any longer for payments

"I don't want people espousing terrorism to be mingling with disgruntled American convicts,"

President Obama Imposes $500,000 Salary Cap for Bail Out Executives

The clueless, not-so-loyal opposition (Legal Pad / Heber Springs AR Sun-Times)

No reason for Obama compromise with GOP (Papantonio / Pensacola News Journal)

Killed by the State of Georgia

TYT: Should Phelps Face Criminal Charges For A Bong Hit?

Cheney Is Either A Pathological Liar Or Completely Unhinged!

TYT: O'Reilly Begins War Against New York Times...With An Obvious Lie

Rush, money & right-wing radio (Ali / Philadelphia Daily News)

Karl Rove will testify

Whalers Doing Crazy Joes Across the Ross Sea In Defence of a Savage Industry

GEORGE SOROS: We Can Do Better Than a 'Bad Bank'

Looking for votes in all the wrong places

Madoff tipster Harry Markopolos assails SEC - feared for his safety

Joe the Plumber to be a consultant for the GOP

Tomgram: Chalmers Johnson Reveals the Economic Death Spiral at the Pentagon

`Stop outsourcing to India’

Norman Solomon: Is Peace No Longer an Option?

War is illegal: British man files crime report with police against Blair and Bush

Robert Scheer: Runaway Wall Street

U.S. needs to end 'imperial attitude,' Bolivian says

Panasonic axes 15,000 staff - close 27 factories

Obama Finally Wises Up: Says 'Effin BYE to Bipartisanship!'

Wynn Resorts cuts salaries/work week

Google offers 'latitude' to track people

A Little fun: Ann Coulter at the Urban Dictionary


Recession: the road to revolution

Victim of KKK, Internet Racists Won Suit -- Where's the Money?

The Dirty Secret Behind the Nativist Lobby (Potok / HuffPo)

Independent UK: Politicians must recognise that globalisation is in retreat

Rationalize The Banks! Barack Obama's plan to subsidize failing banks is a bad deal.

Barry Bonds' Giant Head Qualifies for TARP Funds

Repugs willing to let country collapse (to win elections)

"Denial as a Political Strategy" (thoughtful observation by Josh Marshall)

We need more than words

TYT RANT: Democrats Continue To Show Weakness

Rush Limbaugh Deserves a Good Old Fashioned Shunning

Self-hating black man on Hannity: racist Blacks and guilty whites elected Obama.

Palin Caught Lying to GOP House Members

Tom Teepen: Can anyone stand up to Limbaugh?

H-1B, offshoring supporters get key Obama Administration posts

Opinion: The Obama administration promotes outsourcing

Blacklisting Progressives: The Untold Story Beneath the Daschle Headlines

GOP Catfight Brewing In TX: Palin v. Hutchinson

Cenk: Howard Dean for HHS or Health Czar

Obama Must Not Appoint Phil Bredesen as Daschle's Replacement

Afghanistan report: Focus on Taliban, al-Qaida

SC bill enhances custody rights for parents

Idaho guard preps for war zone deployment

Alaskan senators back missile defense plan

Nev. reserve unit welcomed home

Admiral to review Guantanamo operations

Bill targets sexual, domestic assaults

Commander: Suspects taken in before Iraqi vote

(Army Times) Opinion: Cover rape kit costs now

Disabled Iraq vet tapped for position in VA (TAMMY !!1!!)

Military record of college official questioned

Reports: N. Korea preparing for missile test

Another shower electrocution death investigated

Soldier pleads guilty to accessory to murder

Pakistan attack halts U.S., NATO supplies

Seabees home from 6-month deployment

Essex sailor charged with car theft in Japan

Former Coast Guard officer faces rape trial

N.C. Marine charged with faking robbery story

Miramar Marine killed in fiery freeway crash

Many against placing detainees in their towns

(Marine Corps Times) Opinion: About the Burn Pit

Brothers plead guilty to stealing from Corps

(Army Times) Backtalk: The military needs change

U.S. official: Kyrgyz base is not closing

Air Force Reserve plans to add 4,000 airmen

10 pilots chosen as 1st instructors for F-35

Cause unclear in death of Minot crew commander

Engine ignition failure caused Predator crash

Kan. Guardsman settles suit with city

(Air Force Times) Editorial: Minding the waist

Canada sends helos, drones to back up troops in Afghanistan

Army contractor pleads guilty in killing of Afghan

US supply routes in Afghanistan squeezed 2 ways

DWR Announces Snow Survey Results (California Department of Water Resources)

Dead fish, algae to hit Murray-Darling basin

China’s Drought May Make Birds More Susceptible to Avian Flu

Oregon-born condors to be freed near the Grand Canyon

EPA may seek new comment on California waiver this week - Reuters

Murray-Darling Basin Water Storage 16% Of Capacity - Drought Still On, Despite Some Rains

EPA Agrees To Review How Ocean Acidification Should Be Handled Under Clean Water Act - CBD/ENN

Toxic Blue-Green Algae Blooms, Fish Kills Expected Throughout Murray-Darling System As Levels Fall

India's Wheat Output "Stagnant" In Past 10-15 Years; Scientists Attribute To Warming Climate

Argentina declares drought crisis

Californica facing worst drought in modern history

Basics of renewable energy infrastructure

California Reservoir Overview

Daily drought watch: California snowpack at 55% of normal

NPR: Innovation Seen As Key To Curbing Climate Change

US Overtook Germany In 2008 As Top Wind Electricity Generator - ENN

It's Not All Bad News - ADM Ethanol Division Lost $111 Million During Q4 2008 - SF Chronicle

RAAF Base N. Of Adelaide Hits 41.7C At 3:00 AM - "Without Known Precedent In Southern Australia"

California farms, vineyards in peril from warming, (may vanish by 2100) U.S. energy secretary warns

Dealing With Realities of an Electric-Car Fleet

A Swedish Estimate of Swedish Biogas Electricity Potential.

Bagram flight line reopened after Friday ‘mishap’

Working together amid a shift in power

Merrill Lynch - Non-OPEC Oil Production Possibly Peaked - "Steeper Output Declines Going Forward"

Is "gender selection" instinctual population control?

Daily Drought Watch: California Snowpack at 54% of Normal

Al Gore on the threats to civilization

NATO system to boost U.S. Sigonella presence

Dallas trial in SSRT bribery case postponed

European brief: Ceremony set for private found dead

Army Deserter Seeks Asylum in Germany

'Mother of Believers' Arrested in Iraq

US Kicked Out of Kyrgyzstan Air Base

Defense Tech: Corps' New Jeep Travels Bumpy Road

(Air Force Times) Backtalk: Straighten up and fly right

Mullen Says Afghanistan is no Vietnam


geek tragedy


Harry Monroe

Iran Launches First Home-grown Satellite

Falling COLA is causing hardship in Britain

Humvee vulnerabilities were long known

Expert: Next bomber could cost $40 billion

Today in labor history Feb 4 IWW co-founder William D. "Big Bill" Haywood was born

Acting Labor secretary named while Solis awaits vote

UK union recommends end of wildcat strike

Working Families Need Jobs; Senate Republicans Want Tax Cuts for Wealthy

The first seamen's union in the United States

1.5 Million Sign on to Support Employee Free Choice; Thousands Rally on Hill (photos too)

anti labor rant from Association of Builders and Contractors PAC Chair

The Black Hole of the US Banking System

Q: What is the capital of Iceland?

The Bad Bank Assets Proposal: Even Worse Than You Imagined

Bad bank + toxic debts = moral hazard x10

To Obama: Confidence Levels Critical

The Senate's auto tax incentives favor the wealthy.

Why don't we

The Senate's tax breaks for auto purchases is structured to favor the rich.

Obama to Limit Executive Pay to $500,000 a Year

Is Obama the Offshore Outsourcing President?

Madoff Investigator : We feared for our lives...

Wall Street faces new frontier on bonuses, perks

Russia.. Two ratings above junk

BofA to sell 3 corporate jets, Merrill helicopter

U.S. junk bond defaults rise to nearly 5 pct -S&P

C-span hearing this afternoon on derivatives...Chairman Collin Peterson, D-Minn

Lawmaker says SEC hindering House's Madoff probe

Obama's Dangerous Bank Bailout

Another Rebuttal to the "Taxes Are Killing Me WAAAA" Chain Letter

Just heard David Frum on Marketplace.

Wouldn't Tax Cuts Just Make National Debt Worse?

So I wanted to know what happened to the DOW today...

The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008

Brazilian churches oppose the privatization of water (a lá Bolivia)

U.S. needs to end 'imperial attitude,' Bolivian says

Uribe slammed by freed hostage

Police kill 9 in Rio de Janeiro slum

Colombian court: No extradition in US kidnap case

Blum Kicks Serious Ass in his Anti-Empire Report - Excellent

US Financing Its Own Liability: Alvaro Uribe

Peter Kornbluh Interviews Benicio del Toro re: Che Movie

Here It Comes

Obama Backs Down on 'Buy American'

Marriage Songs.....

Self Delete.

Stonewall: The birth of gay power

Gay Moles In Federal Government? Oh Noes!

Questions remain over gay inclusion at White House faith-based office

Bigots, bigots, get your red-hot bigots

State high court to hear Prop. 8 case March 5

Obama PUNTS on Don't Ask, Don't Tell - Says it needs more study

As Promised... "Fuck The Bus"

You And I Just Bought Santonio Holmes A New Cadillac Escalade

I wish Donovan McNabb would just keep his big yap shut.

I cannot watch this enough

BARRY BONDS tested positive for steroids in 2000 and 2001

Recruiting by Conference

Human Rights Watch Goes to War

Israel and Hamas Prepare for the Next Gaza War

Tom Daschle, a Casualty of War

DIRECTV Censors Gaza Strip TV Ad

Mt. Rushmore of Sports

Hamas prepared for 1-year truce with open borders

Rattling the Cage: The moral superiority of an F-16

Israel says troops were fired on before shelling home where Gaza doctor's girls died

UN says Hamas seized Gaza food aid and blankets

Poll: 57% of Palestinians see Hamas strengthened by Gaza war

Mubarak: Hamas to blame for spilled Arab blood

Elections 2009 / Poll reveals: The game is not over yet

If bloggers were representative of the mainstream ...

Ben Eliezer Criticizes Lieberman

Venezuelans slam anti-semitic attacks

Shoe attack against Israeli Ambassador

UN: Hamas raided warehouse in Gaza, seized blankets, food

“I Meant to Say Zionists, Not Jews”

US study: IDF didn't violate laws of war

Outcry Against Gaza "War Crimes" Grows

Doctor who slammed Gaza violence supported 9/11 attacks

Israel says troops 'reasonable' to kill Gaza girls

Israel to Build New West Bank Settlement

As British Jews come under attack, the liberal left must not remain silent

Create food safety agency outside FDA: lawmaker

"Doom Tourism" Booming - Visits To Antarctica, Kilimanjaro, G Barrier Reef Rising Sharply - AFP

A Dying Plea For Universal Health Care

Poll on The Opinion Polls About the Health Forum

Researchers develop universal flu vaccine

My community hospital just had its budget cut by 47%

US Seamen trained to fend off pirates...with water.

New Jersey Assemblywoman proposes unconstitutional Britain style handgun ban bill

Mugging prevented in Savannah, GA

New Jersey Assemblywoman proposes unconstitutional Britain style handgun ban bill

Unmanned Vehicles Transforming Warfare

Shoes on the Lines

Here's something very, very cool.

Red poll

Snow in the Cemetery.

Look at this thread ..

Starchild Energies for Febuary: The Multiple Expressions of Light in the New Earth Reality

mugwort and dreams

OK, what nickname do you prefer?

I got a job interview tomorrow!!!

We only employ workers born under specific star signs

Fossils of gigantic snakes found in Columbia

Daddy day care: dinosaur fathers guarded the eggs

Monster Snake Slithered at 43 Feet Long

May I oversimplify 'Murikas demise and a solution.

Uncovering Lost Path of the Most Wanted Nazi

Citroen tries to revive sixties goddess

Jesus: The last communist?

Getting rid of the results of years of Catholic Catechism pounded into my brain!

Pope Benedict XVI: Self-Interest Will Destroy the World

Those Wacky Mormons!

The "Religion Causes Peace" put-up or shut-up challenge:

EXCLUSIVE: Obama to Create Faith Council

Anyone have a good pinto bean recipe?

"What's for dinner?" - Wednesday Edition.

What is the deal with Chinese wonton soup?

Easy Valentine's Day Trick

I found the best no knead combo for me. After several attemps. :D

Are you aware that regular peanuts are being recalled too

Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back: Post your birthday here

How big was the conspiracy.

Anyone Here Care for Alex Jones?

America's unfinished elite business: Assassinations, Wars, & Depressions

Jury awards whistle-blower $900,000 (TX state civil rights agency)

Records wiped from speaker's office (Craddick pulls a Rove)

Dell 2135cn Multi-tasking Color Laser Printer review

Email Question

Any recommendations for website translation widgets, scripts?

Help! I'm under attack from malware

UK judges accuse Obama Administration of suppressing torture claim

Hey, if you're from Wales, do you speak Welsh?