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Archives: July 12, 2009

About Bruno

James Van Praag interviews Michael Jackson

How to become a cat foster parent

Dick and Liz Cheney were on cable news 24/7 for weeks... NOW they can't be reached?

WW fun: Remembered why they liked him in the first place

Tiny dog saves owner from attacker

I love you. You?

Cheney told CIA not to discuss program

Photos of Franken Victory Party

"Cheney and Rumsfeld pressured CIA to mislead Congress in the 1970's, too" by Margie Burns

Not a single "Recommend this if you agree with me" post on the Greatest Page.

If someone wants to believe in God and conduct themselves morally....go for it.

C-Street kingpin? Coburn?

Meet the Senate Judiciary Committee

I don't mind, I don't care - Just thought I would throw something nice out there tonight

Group founded by MLK threatens to fire LA chapter leader for gay rights support

For Doctors in Congress, Little Harmony on Health Care

I've finally figured out a republican definition. RE: LaRaza

US attorney general mulls appointing 'torture prosecutor'

Joe Jackson is poisoning the LAPD investigation

Sewer Socialism Down the Drain?: Activists in Milwaukee fight to keep water system in public hands

Please UnReck this thread if you are short-sighted, small-minded and respect-challenged

Please UnReck this thread if you are short-sighted, small-minded and respect-challenged

Just how many "Special Prosecutors" are going to be required?

Once again I ask, how has Tenet avoided responsibility?

Early CBO Score on Public Plan. It's Good!

"Karzai, in fact, appears to want to turn his government into warlord central."

The New Ice Age of the Young Republicans

i am a rabid "unrec-tite" there. i said it...

Why are there no Negative Rec scores showing for particularly onerous posts?

Israel's Netanyahu invites Abbas to talk peace

Chaos Reigned in Guantanamo’s Early Days, Documents Show

Chop or no chop?

The Dems need to make finding and exposing any other "secret" CIA programs top priority

Stupid is as Stupid does

Jack Jacobs stop spinning for Cheney

Dr. Ezekial Emanuel (Rahm's Bro) on C-Span II with the Insurance Plan for America..

The Human Equation by Bob Herbert

If Holder starts investigations into Bush era crimes and Obama's agenda is derailed, politicaly,

Santoum WAS a member of "the Family"

AK State Senator: Palin may have to remain in office

ACLU: E-Verify Amendment Could Cause Unjust Termination of US Workers Lacking Photo ID

See panel #12 of today's Doonesbury. Re:, Obama's Icon.

Tweety is back

Woman held for noisy sex 'breach', faces jury trial

Dick Cheney won't be charged ...

Why This Murdoch Scandal Won't Disappear

the weakness of the European Union.

Los Angeles Times: As the Hollywood machine abandons L.A., its supporting workers struggle

8 years later, and repuke Senators still fear and loath Leahy more than any other dem in the Senate

"REC" this if you like the "UNRECOMMEND" feature

5 Iranian Officials Released by US Return to Iran

Where's Chris Matthews?

Where's Chris Matthews?

Baldo's little sister watching the SOTOMAYOR hearings

FINALLY Mr. Holder! Now.....

Bruce Tinsley. gawd. Even when he has a point, he can't make it.

Feinstein today on faux: Cheney told CIA not to brief Congress

Cheney's ASSASSINS And Poindexter's TIA

30 years Ago Today, July 12, 1979

'59 nuclear reactor accident remains vivid for former Santa Susana Field Laboratory worker

McCain said that he wanted all the facts about Cheney's program

McCain has lost it

Does a Senior Obama Official Have Unseemly Ties to Notorious Human-Rights Abuser Chevron?

Cheney's Secret Program: How Many Directions?

Cheney's Secret Program: How Many Directions?

4 US Soldiers Killed in Afghan Bomb Blasts

Where is Cheney and his imbecile daughter now?

Woo Woo

Who is Oscar Arias? Washington’s mediator in Honduran coup

Who is this Washington Post conservative tool on FTN?


Looking at recent events, one can only conclude that this drip drip drip against Bush Co...

Dear DU. Have a wonderful midsummer day.

Dems to launch formal investigation into Cheney's role in keeping Congress in the dark

Freeper "Call to Action" at 11:30 EDT this morning.

Republicans resist Justice interrogation probe

Variety of Obama/Family photos, include Rome.

Transphobic Assault on a Woman in Queens

some interesting news on Jackson's doctor

some interesting news on Jackson's doctor

NY Times: Malls See Plenty of Action, but Less of It Is Shopping

Ed Whelan said Dems want to "Balkanize" the Supreme Court

Ooops! Dupe thread!

It's Not About Money, It's About World Domination!

Iran: 18 Tir : Fight the Power (Tehran demonstrations)

In Dubya's Hood With Ray McGovern

another big bridge collapses - pic

close your eyes and listen . . . and tell me you don't hear a rainstorm . . .

Gonzales knew about the "other" eavesdropping program during his hearings

Supermax prison blocked Obama books requested by detainee

EU Tells UN: Accept Palestinian State Even If Israel Does Not

Palin To Appear At Calif. Gala After Resignation - San Jose Mercury News

DU:142,664 user registrations and 45,409,376 posts since January 2001.

We really need a Hall-of Fame Forum

We really need a Hall-of Fame Forum

We really need a Hall-of Fame Forum

We really need a Hall-of Fame Forum

Will Ensign Do What’s Best For His Party? - John Ralston

Can this be seen as Obama being against the rule of law??

Would this make you happy?

Labor secretary (Solis) hopes to ‘level the playing field'

Don't know if this has been posted yet, and

Holder v. Rahm: The Torture Fight - Marci Wheeler

If you ever get arrested I highly recommend this guys lawyer

Palin:" My Own Son Isn't A Republican "- HA HA

Does Poverty Cause Obesity?

David Bonior: From Capitol Hill Leader to Labor Organizer

McCain's asinine responses on Meet the Press concerning investigations into the CIA and torture


Afghans turn to Taliban in fear of own police

So we can have ALL of our agenda, or else we have no choice but to prosecute CHEENEE

remember when the neo cons smirked and snickered when they made those

Freeper's big bombshell: Vancouver Sun journalist is a leftie who posts on DKos

Good 'Grief': Joe Scarborough On Speaker Pelosi

When Will It End?

Freepers are delusional.

Been out of the loop for a bit.....

Looking Back to Protect the Future - Prosecute Bush

Dallas Police Scale Back Security for Home of Former President George W. Bush

Leahy on Cheney: No One Is Above the Law

British extremists who fled to US jailed for inciting racial hatred online

The Nation: Et Tu, Brüno?

Durbin: Senate Dems not onboard with House healthcare surtax

For Those Upset with Unrecommend:

David Beckham looks unhappy to be back in the US

Iran: The Green Brief #25 (July 11) Latest news from Iran.

Palin "eager" to campaign for Republicans, Independents, Democrats who "share her values"

*SCARY* 4 burned at tomato festival by funnel cake oil

Hannity and O'Reilly conveniently ignore accusations that CIA misled Congress

Nominee Wraps Up Rehearsals (Sotomayor preparing unlike Bork)

Creationists Still Want to Give Master of Science Degrees

Cheney hasn't the authority to authorize the concealment of a CIA program

Caption Sen. Sessions

Speaker Nancy Pelosi showed a lot of guts calling the CIA the liars they are

C Street -- and The 7 Mountains of Culture

Anyone else think it's funny that Cheney can't be found..

RI bucks trend, fights to keep greyhound racing

People should have to pay to unrecommend.

Lady bug swarm in Colorado

EXCLUSIVE: Palin to stump for conservative Democrats

Group think - Group think - Group think

Did Bush/Cheney order the CIA to withhold information from the incoming administration?

surge update - Bombs kill 2 U.S. Marines in south Afghanistan

Dawson's Creek-- was it racist?

When you read or hear something, how do you determine if it is true or not?

Would this be an acceptable solution?

Is The Family The Beast, without whose mark (membership in the Right church) YOU cannot

"Democrats" Mark Pryor and Bill Nelson are members of "the Family"

First, they gave us the rec button.......

So when will the big Dick become a liability to the CIA?

Republicans Resist Justice Interrogation Probe - AP

If Governor Palin Were President Palin

Woman on Toilet Accidentally Shot in Leg

Why is Osama bin Laden alive and Saddam Hussein dead? Dick Cheney decided

Remember Sarah Palin was supposed to be this big tough pit bull

What I don't understand about the opposition to the public option

Quotes of the week

Jefferson Beauregard "Jeff" Sessions III

Palin Laments: My Own Son Isn't A Republican

John Cornyn, still holding Bush's jockstrap

Rights Group Concerned About Fate Of Scores Of Missing Iranians

Last week's coup d'etat in Honduras

Endeavour no-go for Sunday launch.

Let's have fun! Let's have a fair!.... nope not in Richmond

What's sadder than the Republican Party trying to be "hip"?

Growth business - Thigh Cams for journalists.

Enjoy the train wrecks, but Conservatism isn't dead or dying

American children in poverty on the rise-More facing threat of hunger with parents unemployed

Shuttle launch delayed again

For those who've criticized President Obama on his "failure".....

Is there ever a Sunday morning that goes by WITHOUT John McCain being on one of the gasbag shows?

Breaking: Suspect in custody over Florida couple's deaths (couple that adopted 12 kids)

ALL Americans Need to Feel the Sacrifice when we are at WAR

K&U ?

How long can the Cheney/CIA secret program remain secret? What are the speculations?

Texting Teen Falls Down Open Manhole on Staten Island

When Will The Recovery Begin? Never

What will it take?

Which Type of DU-er are You?

Everyone Into Sotomayors' Pool!

If they can do it everywhere else, why can't we do it here?

Cops caught on tape twice: 1st beating handcuffed man, then huddling to get story straight

Jan Schakowsky: Dick Cheney's program validates Nancy Pelosi

Fighting Sotomayor, Republicans Falsely Advance Fire Fighter Ricci as the White Man's Rosa Parks

Now is the time to strike back. Hate promoter Amy Siskind will be on PBS

Shuttle Launch at 7:13 pm ET today (Sunday) - Watch it here >>

Tornado warnings in Virginia and South Carolina

"Bipartisan commission" = Insurance companies win (again)

"For of those to whom much is given,

Your opinion on the new "unrecommend" feature on DU.

Small rewards can be the most satisfying

Are we getting a bit carried away with our attacks against The Family?

Please unrecommend this thread.

On TLC @8:00 The 650 Pound Virgin

"GOP Unifies Against Stimulus" . . . and Logic?

Guardian UK: Why Audra Shay is the perfect choice to lead the Young Republicans

Obama orders probe of alleged mass grave

Law Will Let Afghan Husbands Starve Wives Who Withhold Sex

So why is Cheney suddenly silent

Public Health Plan Option Could Save State and Local Governments $921 Billion

Are Blue Dogs Just “Voting Their Districts” — Or Their Donors?

Dagnabbit!! Lots of locks tonight: Thanks Buzz Click!! That's really something, coming from you!

Sam Brownback, R-Kan is a member of the Family

'Liberal Media Bias' and Freepers.

"The Family" and its use of cells, explained

McCain: CIA secrecy story just beginning

How do I avoid duplicate posts?

Texas Gov. Rick Perry Picks Creationist To Run State Education Board

The way Freepers talk ABOUT black people...

Frost Nixon, and today...

Gays in military not an issue for many nations

VA: Court rules against fired gay employee, exposes limits of Gov. Kaine's exec order protections

El Paso City debates gay rights: One of 'Chico Taco's five' files complaint with police

Sotomayor faces friendly jury as hearings begin

The pizza delivery is on it's way; Daily Kos made the Freepers post shit

Freeper watch..........

This story will make you hope and pray you don't get sick

Holder Now "Leaning Toward" Appointing a Prosecutor for Illegal Interrogations

Kiss-in on Main Street

OK, convince me . . .

Statehood for DC is wrong.

Wow. The news item about the election of the Young Repub. pres. has inverted the Indystar boards.

MarketWatch: Tap water safer than bottled

Do you pay more or less for rent/mortgage than the C-Streeters?

BEWARE-New Facebook IM scam

Even the most conservative American believes in socialized medicine.

What song or songs complement Orwell's "Politics and the English Language"

The Comdemnation For This Needs To Be Loud . NoQuarter Sinks Below The Cesspit.

Make your predictions now: when will Palin quit her next job?

DU flipped a poll!!!

Certain posters I can't stand have disappeared from the greatest page

The problem with the unrec feature - We can't see a thread's rating when it goes negative

Dear Republican Party,

She Broke the G.O.P. and Now She Owns It

She Broke the G.O.P. and Now She Owns It

Bennet won't back health care plan that isn't paid for now

the quality of Black seniors’ nursing home care is drastically behind that of white seniors

Will government health plans cover HIV/AIDS patients and other "morally objectionable" things?

If your employer could get a big taxcut, would they hire more workers?

David Brooks: A Republican senator put ‘his hand on my inner thigh’ for a ‘whole’ dinner party.

Understanding a facet of The Family theology: Joe Bageant on Christian Reconstructionism

Good luck to Federal Judge Sotomayor in her hearings this coming week.

Iran, The U.S., And Demonstrations

Iran, The U.S., And Demonstrations

"The real question is, how hard should we be looking for breast cancer?"

House Dems Reverse Obama, Remove Ban On Needle Exchange Funding

Frustrated with supposed 'lefts' health care arguments

Searchers shovel Northwest dirt seeking giant worm

Brüno. Ja or nein?

Molly Ivins: Enough of the D.C. Dems

How attuned is your tinfoil?

Gays Serving Openly in Allied Militaries

Marine-themed public schools meet resistance

Gillibrand could force the Senate to take up the Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy this week

Rev. Lee Threated by Nat’l Civil Rights Group for Supporting Marriage Equality

Doyle McManus :The end of Obamania w/ poll

If we keep score...?

If we keep score...?

"Kiss-In" Protest Held Outside Mormon Church

Goldman Sachs to report huge profits, AIG jockeying for $235 in bonuses - while 600K jobs lost/month

A good night pic....

USA : 765 cars/ 1000 people , and China : 10 cars/ 1000 people

Honduras Emergency Response Delegation Report

I would bet my marbles the health insurance companies are posting here.

Looks like a financing option with legitimate money saving features


Don't shout at me.....but what does that flaming symbol beside thread titles signify?

What I want to know is - were they STILL reporting to Cheney AFTER he was out of office?

Washington Times: "secret program involved assassinations"

Taller People Earn More Money

What if this is a factor in the obesity epidemic?

A Short Story Explaining Capitalism

How about this as an example of how ridiculous Don't Ask Don't Tell is?

So why can we see how many ppl rec a post yet not how many unrec

Statistics is an amazing discipline.

Could it be? Will justice find its mark?

Homeless Sex Offender Asks Judge To Jail Him

Hillary's Association With "The Family"

CNN: Obama orders inquiry into Bush/CIA/Afghans re: death of 1,000+ Taliban prisoners in 2001

Poll needs us..

I'm going to say good about Obama and hope like hell I'm right

Take a Look at the Greatest Page...

Question about socialized healthcare.

URGENT student loan certification -- need to understand

Labor laws got you lost? (Look at what Obama has done for ALL workers in 6 months!)

Sarah Palin..... America's Number one Quitter...

Freepers love to anonymously beat up on little black girls on the internets..

Afghan Police set up 'bachabazi compounds' to rape pre-pubescent children.

NYT: For Palin, a Long March to a Short-Notice Resignation-Secret March Intervention

What would you like to see happen to Free Republic?

Is there currently any belief system, religion or whatever term you choose,

GOP Weighs Right Amount of 'No' Votes

How we can actually USE the Michael Jackson tragedy for POLITICAL GOOD

Hypocrisy - pic

I just changed my sig line image in honor of tomorrow

Un-Rec This If You Dare

McCain: "I have never seen such personal attacks"

Freepers are mad as hell...and final update.

"England lets people die because the cancer drugs are too expensive"

Gavel to gavel coverage of Sotomayor confirmation hearings on

Oh this is rich in response to Shuster calling out FreeRepublic on racism, they go all homophobic!

Oh this is rich in response to Shuster calling out FreeRepublic on racism, they go all homophobic!

It's Time To Play Guess The Creepy Republican Senator

Gotta love Bill Moyers......

CNN is reporting that the Sotomayor hearings are to last "no more than a week"

Anybody seen these two RW emails?

Employee Free Choice Act would restore fairness to labor laws

Is Anybody Else As Spooked As I Am About The Latest Revelations On The C Street House.....

Racial slurs - directed at Obama Children - despicable

Wow...I'm surprised how many people here miss the point of Bruno and Borat

Chris Parry (Vancouver Sun) responded to Freeper "bombshell" - see here:

I've seen a number of controversial but interesting posts that have negative recommend numbers

A response to Jim Robinson's most recent rant

limmerick attack

limmerick attack

Adventures in Irrationality: Just now on MSNBC

Freeper Call To Action #2 has been posted! They are warning Schuster to watch out!

GP is now an excellent, happy liberal news feed... BUT!

Youth hit hard by lack of jobs, school grants - ending up homeless, with relatives or couch surfing

Can a woman strangle a champion boxer with her purse strap?

Has Anybody Else Seen Bruno

So is Cheney going to be offically charged?

Britain Launches "Orgasm A Day" Campaign For Schoolchildren

A $1.00 food stamp

A $1.00 food stamp

NYT: Obama Faces a New Push to Look Back

What a damn shame we have Max Baucus in the Democratic Party

The difference between the criticism of Obama from the Left versus the Right


Valley Swim Club caves, invites kids back.

Watch Louisiana deputies choke a guy to death for drugs in his mouth.

"Hitler Finds Out Sarah Palin Resigns" Has Hit 100,000 Views!

Sorry to add to the hubbub, but what is the point of unrec'ing a late breaking news story?

Ensign House Owned By Group Proposing Christian World Control Plot

So the heat on FreeRepublic is going to get hot tomorrow, Shuster to call them out on MSNBC . . .

Claire McCaskill won't support an investigation of Cheney

Anyone else think it was Cheney's Death Squads that the CIA did not brief Congress on?

Now that Cheney is a blatant traitor, what excuses for not prosecuting are there?

Dear Free Republic..

And don't forget the Congressional Moonies who crowned Rev Moon Messiah in the Dirksen Senate Bldg!

Ready for a LAUGH?

Washington Post: Holder Probe will not examine the actions of higher-level Bush policymakers

"Poor people just die"

Free Republic: A Pervasive Culture Of Bigotry, David Schuster Should Do His Homework

Freepers are trying to get the Vancouver Sun reporter fired

I have three friends who have to leave the country by the end of the month, I hope all you who feel

Surprising number of Family members and "friends" played key roles as founding members of the DLC :

Solution to the unrecommend crisis:

"...a denatured Jesus drained of the Social Gospel ,and supportive of the status quo and....

Buying The Environment To Save Capitalism

Do car dealers actually want to sell cars?

Top ten freeper excuses for their racist thread about Malia Obama (In their own lame words)

The Perfect Litmus Test for the Wonderful New Unrec Feature!

The Perfect Litmus Test for the Wonderful New Unrec Feature!

Facebook or Myspace?

Regarding Dick Cheney

OK...who couldn't care less about the "Unrecommend" controversy?

****Everybody knows Jews aren't a real minority group. They're oppressors... So let's kill them all.

Watch and listen to the Space Shuttle launch here. 7:13 p.m. EST

Why do you support or oppose the unrecommend feature

Jimmy Carter: The words of God do not justify cruelty to women

what are you doing to save money in this economy? We are...

Dennis Kucinich: The Banks’ Massive Theft

Profit is theft

Profit is theft

Post here to pledge NOT to "unrec" any threads

Just Got Back From Health Care Gathering with John Conyers.

Michael Jackson was murdered, La Toya Jackson says

A crisis. A travesty. A suppression of free speech.

More police brutality: Cop tasers 14-year-old girl. A dart penetrates her skull and hits her brain.

I Humbly Propose a "3-Unrec-Per-Day" Limit to Skinner and the Admins.

Teen Who Mistook Hiker for Bear Gets 30 Days

100+ replies, < 0 recs:

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"CIA's History of Lying to Congress" by Lisa Pease (7-10-09 Consortium News)

A view is becoming more prevalent among Democrats that women's rights are expendable...

Hey, look what I found...a Homer Simpson "Mr. Sparkle" GIF animation avatar

Are all things possible, limits only markers of our small nets in an infinite ocean?

I saw this band at Summerstage in Central Park today. Muy rrrrrrrrrica!

Good night DU Lounge!

Best Homer Simpson

Does anyone listen to Steve Luthaker?

DU Nighthawks #75

I think my precious pub is taking this K & R thing too seriously this weekend. Look at this .....

Your typical DUer does which activity most often?

Can I have your number?

Testing,can you anyone see this gif?

Friday, Saturday, Sunday {dial-up warning}

I am out of iced tea

So I thought I made a friend yesterday, I wanted to get together for lunch, and then she tells me

"Transcendental Blues"- Steve Earle

has anyone here bought that Redi-set-go express cooker thing?

Pat Benetar still has it

delete dupe

Gavel to gavel coverage of Sotomayor confirmation hearings on

Congratulations elleng! 10,000 posts!


Congratulations slipslidingaway! 10,000 posts!

"The Seventh Seal" and "La Dolce Vita" made for one wild-assed double feature last night...

Can anyone figure out what is happening in this video from roughly 1:20-1:40?

Skipping a thyroid pill - A question.

DU Song Of The Day

I think I'm finally getting tattooed

Edit conversations

My newest poem: "Dreams"

What is a normal amount of sleep in a day?

Oh, HAI Menz!

Mr. Bicyclist, I fully support your right to share the road.

If DU is graded on a curve (and you KNOW it is), are you one of us, or are you screwing it up?

Next time you hammer your thumb, go ahead and swear your guts out.

Next time you hammer your thumb, go ahead and swear your guts out.

One of my hens lost her tail feathers today after she

Do you think 'newspeak' is a real condition?

I guess some people just don't like P-I-Z-Z-A...

Wild Horses Music Video

watching DVD's of old MAD TV , and I have to say

Crazy Horse? Not quite

We picked two and a half quarts of 'shrooms this afternoon!

Sunday night pizza.

This is not a copycat post

What do you have as your dependent(s)

Time Lapse Video Of Super Hornet Jet Build

CONSUMER REPORTS: Dollar store danger

Tried to watch th Land Of The Lost movie today with my son. I must ask...

Crazy Horses Music Video

We chugged two and half quarts of raspberry vodka this afternoon.

W.Va. woman wins her 9th big lottery prize

Mythbusters to test Star Treks Gorn cannon


What's on your TV/stereo/radio/mp3 player?

I soaked my Mandelbrots in beer before grilling them. Yum!

i hate feeling so helpless when people i love are in pain

Kings 7/11 (spoilers in first post)

Saw the new "Ice Age" movie, in 3-D finally...

I just trimmed my cat's nails.

Am I a heathen for not taking my kids to church on Sundays?

My husband cooked for me tonight. he fixed almost everything from scratch

Just checked our garden...we have 3 orange/yellow tomatoes...

If you were to write a book, what would it be about?

Who went to the farmer's market this weekend

Entourage season premiere on at 10:30 EST tonight.

so tired of fighting

I am who I am and nobody can change that!

Anyone read Suite Francaise? I just bought the book and was wondering if it was good.

Here is one change I would like to make to DU (nothing to do with recs).

I am coated in shellac

Name One Super Power That You Would Most Enjoy

"Expedition Africa" fans:

"A Fish Called Wanda" is ON. I dare you to UnRec!11 (& you WILL) n/t

Sweet manager moves in Cards/Cubs game

My son, fixing his hair:

This is not a love song-PIL

HA! I stole three quarts of raspberries from some jagoff's raspberry patch today

I must have peed over about 3 quarts of raspberries in my rasberry patch this morning.

holy shit, the Jimmy Fallon character on Fever Pitch is an major league Asshole

Crazy Horse Saloon Music Video

"8 Simple Rules" - nice to see some television is funny these days!

You would not believe which celebrity autograph I just obtained at the gas station...

Damn. Not even a week, and already a flood of meta-reporting on Michael Jackson reporting.

Okay, you guys were right...


If I actually had an iPhone, this would be my ringtone forever and ever:

Punk Rock Girl - the Dead Milkmen

He who is not without sin, head on over to GDP

Just how DO they get whole kernel corn off of the cob for canning & freezing?

i am a rabid "unrec-tite" there. i said it...

Is the opposite of "k and r" an "un and run"?

Oh, btw...

I'm in a very somber and reflective mood, and here is the one truth that cannot be denied...

Just how DO you get a whole kernel corn out from between that huge space between your 2 front teeth?

So what's the deal with Kyrgyzstan?

Romance is for loosers.

Say a few good things about the sports team you hate the most

How's everyone doing?

Holy crap! I was just held captive

Speaking of liver,I cannot eat the stuff.

The movie Pineapple Express

Crazy Guggenheim

If you had to be trapped with a Republican for a month, who would it be??

Some prick stole 3 quarts of raspberries from my patch today.

This is pretty cool - I'm at a starbucks in Houston, and Woody Guthrie comes on....

Whats for dinner DU ,?

How is being hired as a consultant better than being hired full-time permanent?

what are your top three excuses?

Mum and four daughters spend £40,000 on nine boob ops

Name the one movie everyone hates Kevin Bacon in.

Jury Duty...have you served?

Bold choice Dairy Queen, bold choice.

my wifes parents now officially hate me

It is a mistake to need anyone.

Share a bizarre situation you found yourself in.

Good Date: Bad Date???

I have a dog question: Pooka is a rescue dog, reportedly

Pretentious songs, rather than albums.

The most pretentious album title of all time is?


I just bought my Harry Potter tickets for 12:00 Tuesday.

ozzy at his best

This is pretty cool - I'm at a starbucks in Houston, and Woody Guthrie comes in....

I'm calling out .... HEIDI.

Would you enjoy having NJmaverick as the only person to talk to for a month?

Has Anyone Ever Had Microdermabrasion Done?

Jackson "foul play" meme gambit to gain estate?

I keep getting blocked from DU.

Teen Girl Falls In Open Manhole While Texting

Some of you know of my Grandparents..and I just found out something cool

I don't mind, I don't care - Just thought I would throw something nice out there tonight

do-it-yourself poetry thread (instructions within)

If you could ask a prospective daughter-in-law any question,

What is the first popular rock song you loved and your age?

Who here was a child athlete?

Do you still own a phonograph?

What food do you really love to eat, but you can't eat for one reason or another?

Have you ever been told to act your age?

Sinuses and heat do not mix.

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Teh Moon Is Mien Edition

In your opinion, what is the best literary representation of mental illness?

Electric Lawn Mowers or Gas Powered Lawn Mowers?

Ohhh man, I'm only 27 and...

We picked two and a half quarts of raspberries this afternoon!

What kind of dog do you have? Purebred, mutt, a mix of two or more breeds?

A poem I wrote on Father's Day...keep it kicked, would you?

Punk rock?

Preferred name for the Anaheim American League baseball franchise?

Chavez attacks US plan to solve Honduras coup

Iraq Bombings Kill 8 in Capital, northern village

Two paupers die in explosion in Colombia

AP source: Holder considering torture probe

Hackers' Next Target - Your Brain?

'59 nuclear reactor accident remains vivid for former Santa Susana Field Laboratory worker

W. Va. soldiers sue firm(KBR) for chemical exposure in Iraq

USB and Prosecutors Ask for Hearing Delay

U.S. top prosecutor considering torture investigation

Calif. leaders: We're making progress on $26B gap

Texting Teen Falls Down Open Manhole on Staten Island

Ralph Reed is back. Brace yourselves for smarminess galore.

China overtakes US to become world's largest auto market

Ruling could aid Minor case

Gordon Brown plans troops surge in Afghanistan

Five police, 12 Taliban fighters killed in attacks in Afghanistan

Afghans turn to Taliban in fear of own police

Quotes of the week

Immigrant drug informant goes public after his hopes of legal residency evaporate

Shhh Mayor Bloomberg quietly authorizes $69 million in bonuses for managers over two years

Public support for war in Afghanistan is firm, despite deaths

Argentina Defence Official Believes the Honduran Army is Under Unbearable Pressure

Children die in harsh Peru winter

Obama orders review of alleged slayings of Taliban in Bush era

Lawmakers reject tax to pay for health reform

Durbin: Probe possible Cheney concealment

Report: NKorea's Kim Has Pancreatic Cancer

2 convicted murders escape from Indiana prison

Swine flu: plans to vaccinate (whole of) UK

Obama orders review of alleged Afghan mass grave

Feinstein suggests CIA concealment broke law

Roadside bomb misses U.S. ambassador to Iraq

4 US Marines killed in Afghan bomb blasts

Obama campaign plane emergency could have led to disaster

Tensions linger between Colombia and Ecuador

Honduran Police Detain Six Television Journalists

13 Doctors Demand Inquest Into Dr. David Kelly's Death ("I think highly likely he was assassinated")

North Korea leader Kim has pancreatic cancer: report

U.S., UBS Negotiating Settlement of Tax Case on 52,000 (Swiss) Accounts

Palin confirms she plans to jump into national politics

CIA Had Secret Al Qaeda Plan

Venezuela’s Chavez Says Situation in Honduras Is ‘Explosive’

Goldman Sachs Likely to Post Huge Profits, Analysts Say

CNN Breaking: Murder of Billings Couple will have massive implications

Swim club offers olive branch after racism allegations(invites kids back)

Grand Ayatollah Montazeri’s Fatwa (IRAN)

French workers threaten to blow up factory

Al-Qaeda releases Swiss hostage

New Evidence Surfaces in Post-Katrina Crimes

WE ARE NEDA - Music Video

Obama at Bulls**t G8 Summit by RSU

People & Power - Iran: Inside the protests - 10 July 09

Crude Impact: Oil, The Earth and Humanity

Slope Intercept Rap

Minutemen bullying the citizens of Corona CA

President Obama glance full footage.

Is there a secret society of Christian crazies and is Mark Sanford a member? - Thom Hartmann Show

PART 1 - Pro-Democracy in Iran Rally near US Capital

Student arrested in "18th of Tir" (Iranian Student Uprising) 10 years ago speaks at Rally

IN PERSIAN - Part 3 - Pro-Democracy in Iran Rally near US Capital


IN PERSIAN - PART 5 - Pro-Democracy in Iran Rally near US Capital

PART 6 - Pro-Democracy in Iran Rally near US Capital - Statement in English

YWAM boot camp training in the Phillipines

"Underground" Iranian Band KIOSK performs at Pro-Democracy Rally in DC

Sprites and Sprite Halos imaged at 1000 fps

PART 4 - Pro-Democracy in Iran Rally near US Capital - Rudi Bakhtiar

Sarah Palin's Latest Press Conference

Mad TV - Eat Less, Move More (Crista Flanagan)

The Week In Cartoons 07/11/09

Interview and song from "underground" Iranian band at Pro-Democracy Rally in DC

Young Turks: CIA's Shockingly Illegal Operation

"Dear Number 1036924053887" by Roy Zimmerman (Health Care)

President Obama with the Pope.

Ex Sarah Palin Speecher Announces New Party

Baseball's Broke?

TYT: Victoria Jackson compares Obama to Hitler

Republican senators react to report of Cheney telling CIA not to inform Congress

YWAM headquarters in Hawaii

WtTF? Fox News Debates Whether Obama & Pope are Bashing Capitalism

TYT: Conservatives Want To Change History In The Classroom

Cops choke a man to death for drugs in his mouth July 11 2009

NBC News: Members of Congress Angry Over Being Kept in Dark on CIA Secret Program

Auto-Tune the News #6: Michael Jackson. drugs. Palin.

A little bit of musical fun....

Garrison Keillor: In the land of the free, health care is not a given

Democrats May Investigate Secret Program

A Call to Jihad From Somalia, Answered in America

Dick Polman: The American Debate: Why GOP can't block Sotomayor

Why We'll Fail

America's Aryan Nation is Not Just a Bunch of Skinheads

Maureen Dowd's very Tweet column today

Honduras: US-backed mediation legitimizes military coup

She Broke the G.O.P. and Now She Owns It.


Popular power in Latin America -- Inventing in order to not make errors

More Alastair: Scoop's Mission, the 2004 Election, and Online Independents

The New Ice Age of the Young Republicans

It’s Still a Military Coup in Honduras By Al Giordano

Unclassified Report on the President's Surveillance Program (pdf)

Congress: End the Insane Drug War Now!

The Ultimate Organizer: An Interview With ACORN's Founder Wade Rathke

CIA’s Lies About Secret Program Should Have Congress In Open Revolt

Two cheers for US health reform

Actually It's the System President Obama

Obama Visits Africa's "Oil Gulf"

Bush Spying Relied on Faulty Theories

President Obama orders investigation into Dasht-e-Leili massacre

More from the Family/C Street cult...Projection of U.S. Power Abroad

Enough. This senseless folly in Afghanistan must stop

Two Cuban CIA Operatives Advised Honduras Coup

Daily Times Monitor (PK): Afghan Taliban have learned modern warfare

87.5% of "Family" & DLC Affiliated Senate Democrats Voted Yes on FISA

Stay Classy, gop young rethugs-Bullying Behind GOP "Racist" Win

A friend left a copy of the "Rolling Stone" mag., on my porch. I sat and read

Hustle and grift, or: Just 18 cents per kinky sex act

NYT - Doctor's Note - Questions for Howard Dean

C Street linked to yet ANOTHER secretive group (Raw Story)

"Is the U.S. a Christian nation? Look at the Bible..."

Et tu, Brute?

Britain Launches "Orgasm A Day" Campaign For Schoolchildren

Big Bankers Mounting Sneak Attack on Consumers by Jim Hightower

Scott Horton: Torture Prosecution Turnaround?

Marxists Must Stand Firm Against Ahmadinejad

Pathology as ideology: A unified theory of GOP behavior

UPI: South Texas drought nears record levels

€400bn energy plan to harness African sun

About That Nuclear Revival... (from the Executive Director of the Sierra Club)

'the experts at Areva understand the problem but, "the company's management is not going along". '

In response to the John Edwards thread started earlier today

Homeless and Jobless Americans urge President Obama to be patient on stimulus

Removing abortion from the Health Care Bill is discriminatory........this medical

From Climate Science to Climate Justice: Climate Change a Symptom of Man's Inhumanity to Man

Senior DOJ Reporter (Pete Williams): Obama NOT To Pursue Indefinite Detentions

I doubt Palin will actual quit on the 26th, she has probably realized her status as quitter

Andrew Sullivan and Frank Rich serve up a couple of tasty pieces on the Palin / GOP clownshow today.

Obama's Secret Meeting With Historians

Mr President - You Have An Impersonator.

Rebuilding Something Better, By Barack Obama (WaPo)

Bob Herbert: "Anyone who believes the Obama stimulus will turn this jobs crisis around is deluded"

Seriously, after November 4th, we all knew it was a matter of time before FR went a little too far

Reuters: Muslim Americans encouraged, hopeful after Obama

For DU fashionistas--Lots of photos of Michelle (Mrs.O)

Story gaining traction: "Conservative Blog Commenters Target Malia Obama With Racial Slurs"

Obama made a key point about the stimulus today.

What is that smell in here? Someone open a window already

President Obama breaks promise to televise health care reform discussions on C-SPAN

I would never suggest something so politically immature and potentially illegal.

Just saw this on Twitter from Schuster, re: freeperville.

Right about now former VP Cheney is revising his estimation of Bush's IQ

beware of freepers, folks, who will try to get you to say something "not nice", n/t

Kim Jong-il Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis now widely reported

Nate Silver: Why Democrats Have No Time to Waste

McCain: Obama was wrong on stimulus either then or now

Newly elected Young Republican president made racial comment about President Obama

A New Moment of Promise in Africa By President Barack Obama

Geithner seeks clampdown on derivatives dealers

The BEST Sarah Palin Analogy I have ever heard.

Who should Obama model his reelection campaign after?

DHS instructs local police to focus on serious crimes, not minor ones.

The Comdemnation For This Needs To Be Loud . NoQuarter Sinks Below The Cesspit. (part repeat post)

Right about now former VP Cheney is revising his estimation of Obama's IQ

Healthcare Reform Hanging In The Balance: "Only the Democrats could blow this one"

The Senates Republican written job "stimulus" plan was designed to fail

A tip for sharing on Twitter.

Obama Orders Investigation of Massacre, Alleged Cover-Up

The "Unrec" new system is more popular than our very popular President. The new system is a success

HUD releases $1.2B in stimulus funds for homeless

Thank you Mods--- this place would be crap without you.

Will Ghosts of Bush Administration Derail Obama's Agenda?

Young Republican election proves the GOP will continue to be the party of Palin

"We need Michelle Obama to save the national parks."

DU is not without sin –for calling the Palin girls whores…

My Final Post Regarding the Unrec Feature

Obama deeply moved by 'evil' slave fortress

KS-04: Raj Goyle (D) Will Run

Trojan Horse liberals

McCain on MTP this morning - His fuzzy math

Palin Will Campaign For Democrats

GOP may have made a mistake betting on Frank Ricci

Healthcare for Dunces by Gabriel Winant

HHS Secretary Sebelius says all options remain on table for health care

Uh Mods--- I bet he'd be gone by 6:45--- can you help me?

President Obama urges patience on stimulus plan

A misleading entry into the health care debate:

I am an Atheist, but if there is a Hell, Dick Cheney will go there immediately!

Ralph Reed is back. Brace yourselves for smarminess galore.

I hope Holder follows through with his convictions..personal and judicial.

"Don't Ask" Fight Hits Senate

Assmussen Daily Tracking Poll 52% Approve, 46% Disapprove

Democrats want CIA program investigated

Cheney ordered CIA to conceal counter-terrorism plan from Congress..

Dick Cheney was and is a National Security Threat

President Obama talks with Judge Sotomayor before confirmation hearings

ANALYSIS-For Obama, healthcare failure is not option

Africans reflect on Obama's 'tough love' message

Mr. President I know that you read my posts on DU to find out how to govern

I have to keep the faith that we'll have an investigation on these criminals.

Cornyn concedes: There will be an "up or down" vote on soon-to-be Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor.

Durbin: Probe possible Cheney concealment (AP)

11 Places With a Worse Economy Than Ours

Obama says Taliban pushed back in Afghanistan

Please lock

Biogas in Cuba

Did China's Nuclear Tests Kill Thousands and Doom Future Generations?

Experts Call For Local And Regional Control Of Sites For Radioactive Waste

Two paupers die in explosion in Colombia

Venezuelan Government: Separatist Opposition Uses Paramilitaries for Destabilization

From June:UN envoy: Colombia army kills many innocents

Telesur TV Reporting that Possibly 7 Journalists from Telesur and VTV were arrested this morning

Herald article shows mediator Arias ALSO arranged to get a second term!

Honduran Police Detain Six Television Journalists

Honduran coup: U.S. claim of neutrality false

LA TIMES: Honduras Had a New Kind of Coup

HONDURAS COUP 2009: "When a Coup Becomes a Purge and Books are Dangerous

EVA'S UPDATE: Journalists from Telesure/VTV Deatined by Coup gov't.

PL Honduran Militant Assassinated in San Pedro Sula - Roger Bados

Honduras Emergency Response Delegation Report


PL: Chavez Denounces New Holy Hound-Pack

Gloat-free, one stop Baseball Scores (Saturday, July 11)

Pinochettis Lift Overnight Curfew, said it has "reached objective" of quelling opposition protests.

BUENOS AIRES HERALD: "Honduras Army Under Unbearable Pressure"

Mark Martin wins the ChicagoLand 400.

Nat(ional)s hit back-to-back-to-back homers(21 hits, 13 runs vs Astros)

John Kruk said Lincecum is quite possibly the best pitcher in baseball

Dodgers closer Broxton to miss All-Star Game

Say a few good things about the sports team you hate the most.

Pirates' Duke replaces Cain on NL All-Star roster

The Giants looked good today.

Gloat free baseball scores (Sunday, July 12)

This should drive the two goofballs crazy

All_Star Starting Rockies Outfielder Brad Hawpe hits walk-off winning double prior to All-Star Game

Wife held in boxing champ's killing in Brazil

I'm also ecstatic that The Los Angelitos swept The Bankees!

OK, so I'm watching a bit of this Formula 1 race from Germany on FOX.

We just had an IRONMAN screw up our entire city today. Are they all this badly organized?

Who's gonna win the Home Run Derby?

The JR Chess Report (July 12): Kramink Wins Dortmund

Venezuela's Chavez Says Situation in Honduras is "Explosive"

Two paupers die in explosion in Colombia

COUNTERUNCH-John Ross: Latin America Asks: Are the Gorillas Back?

Next leader of large U.S. union may be more militant

Labor ruling gives Womack workers back pay (5 million)

Business owner foils robbery try

Aurora store owner shoots, kills robbery suspect

Clerk shoots suspect during armed robbery

2 Criminals Shot During Jewelry Robbery in East Memphis

NYT: Off the Charts On the Unemployment Line, Unable to Move

Reuters: U.S. workers hired at slowest pace in nearly 9 years

Look at all the labor news from Arkansas!!!!!

Today in Labor History July 12 Az. deports Wobblies; 1,186 miners sent into desert in manure-laden

Workers at Shuttered Fenton Chrysler Plant to Continue Fighting for Jobs

New Home Care Services Insurance Gains White House Support (for workers who become functionally disa

After death, protests of waste plant begin anew (OSHA fine $102,000)

In wake of fire, UFCW urges help for families

75th Anniversary of the “Teamster Rebellion” — When Workers Shut Down Minneapolis

Obama Picks Much-Needed Third Member for NLRB

Quad City workers fight for owed benefits

Mexico to arm Mormon community anti-crime force...


Do payless paydays violate labor law?

ABC news...Gun Control Isn't Crime Control

Attempted robbery leads to deadly shooting

Bloomberg: Nation faces a 'new normal' of long-term unemployment

Economic Report: Older workers spend more time unemployed than younger workers

EU Tells UN: Accept Palestinian State Even If Israel Does Not

NYT: Sleeping With the Enemy (Bed Bugs)

Healthcare Reform Hanging In The Balance: "Only the Democrats could blow this one"

HHS Secretary Sebelius says all options remain on table for health care

dear du, lend me your wit.

Healthcare for Dunces by Gabriel Winant

Why "public-option" reform will fail to deliver affordable & accessible care

National Health Srvc (Britain):controversial school sex education campaign promoting an orgasm a day

Old shots from a forgotten film

"MacCavity Sings"


Not quite as advertised

Dr. Housing Bubble 07/12/09

Homeless and Jobless Americans urge President Obama to be patient on stimulus

Wells Fargo Sues Wells Fargo, Wells Fargo Denies Allegations

Cramer watch #1

The Aleynikov Code Dump Uncovered

finance degree

El Paso City debates gay rights: One of 'Chico Taco's five' files complaint with police

Larry Johnson Allows NoQuarter To Sink Even Further

Computer learns sign language by watching TV

How Flowers Conqured the World

Why still so few mainstream films with gay characters?

9,000-year-old brew hitting the shelves this summer

An ending and a beginning, what will come next...

Insomniacs, check in!

This is a *fascinating* albeit sobering possibility..

If someone wants to believe in God and conduct themselves morally....go for it.

Any Bhuddists here on DU?

Saint Josef Stalin? Orthodox Church asked to canonize him.

Staples is having their big sale again

Tomato Gravy

Of Sardines and Smelt.....

This week's breakfast and cookies.

Good food or good wine can, on occasion, move one to tears

I can think of litte better in the summer than a stone fruit so juicy you must eat it over a sink.

Roasted Tomato Soup

KBDI Denver, Colorado PBS airs "9/11: Press For Truth"

Niels Harrit on the resignation of Prof. Pileni...

Who, exactly, "peer-reviewed" Jones' paper on "nano-thermitic" materials?

Are you bothered at all that many of the 9/11 Commission records are still classified?

Anyone need a new best friend, or have room to foster?

Michael Jackson: Dancing The Dream

"Let The Right One In": How to do a vampire movie!