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18 Mailers This Month From CIGNA

18 Mailers This Month From CIGNA

Sign the petition to help save California state parks

FYI: Markos (Daily Kos) on Bill Maher tonight n/t

Walter Cronkite was worried about the future of Journalism with good reasons!

A Couple Health Care Myths to Look Out For

CBS retrospective on Cronkite airing now. Turn it on.

Got an idea for the unrecommend click....

Here's what ANOTHER "wise Latina" judge looks like: Cristina PEREYRA

CBS Story on Cronkite's Passing.

Walter Cronkite's finer moments

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile crashes into Wis. home

"...and that's the way it is, July 17th 2009..."

Walter Cronkite dead at senseless age of 92

R.I.P. Walter Cronkite

Walter Cronkite Died

The quality of Walter Cronkite allow us to see the sad state of our current news media

If only Walter had danced the "moon walk" instead of reporting the

Walter Cronkite was one of the most important figures of our lifetime

When News, Isn't..(a repost from 2002) in honor of Walter

How the HELL could HuffPo EXCLUDE Bush from their "7 Worst First Pitches Ever" Poll?

How the HELL could HuffPo EXCLUDE Bush from their "7 Worst First Pitches Ever" Poll?

"An honest broker of information"

Years ago I heard this cute story about Walter Cronkite. I just found an account of it on the net.

He was more important than MJ in our history, yet will barely be honored

Dan Rather coming up on Rachel to discuss

40 Fla Guards beating imprisoned handcuffed teens

Walter Cronkite newscasts on YouTube (Four Famous)

Sanford can again be thankful.....

He's dead, he's dead, he's really really dead

The era died long ago. Tonight its greatest citizen died, too.

Calif. farmer reduces emissions 30K tons a year (converts fermented onion juice into methane)

The Old Tramp~


"i think we have a bunch of thugs here dan...."

A freep cries: "I regret that we did not have Fox News then to balance out the SHIT that he said..."

Iowa State Fair shoots down the Michael Jackson Butter Sculpture

Iowa State Fair shoots down the Michael Jackson Butter Sculpture

Schwarzenegger to hold garage sale.

Please remember that we were lucky enough to lived in Walter's world

A Sailor's Prayer - for Walter Cronkite

Apollo 11- Walter Cronkite Broadcast

Former Congressman J.D. Hayworth Joins the Birthers

This subject will no doubt

A few pugs out waving signs over at Harry Mitchell's office in Tempe. All insurance sales families

Where are the damn sign wavers in support of health care bill? All this threatening crap from

So long Walter...if there are stars for you to travel of the best

My Introduction to Walter Cronkite: The 21st Century

And that's the way it is ...

Judge Murgia recused herself from pink underwear dude case

Friday TOON Roundup 3-Health issues

ACLU: the Senate cleared hate crimes amendment lacking free speech and association protections

Friday TOON Roundup 4- Cons and the moon

"What I've Learned" - Walter Cronkite -

Is Daniel Schorr now the last of the true, great, courageous journalists?

Today a great man passed, and an era finally ended

And that's the way it is, Friday, July 17th, 2 thousand and 9...

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

What Videogames Would Jesus Play?

I believed Walter Cronkite.

MSNBC was already fully prepared and just waiting for Cronkite to die.

My son will turn 15 in August how can I explain Walter Cronkite to him?

BUY AMERICAN: "Those Purchasing A Vehicle Will Recieve An AK-47 With Their Purchase"

Atwater, CA Councilman goes on racist anti-Obama tangent

How are the Brokaw generation supposed to feel?

A sad and damnable irony...

In honor of Walter Cronkite: Amazing Grace the only way it was meant to be played

How 'Nazi gnome' making Heil Hitler salute could get artist jailed

Check in here if you have personally helped bail out a major bank

Walter Cronkite announces death of JFK (video)

Alan Furst on with Craig Ferguson???!!!!! awesome!

Oh, this Ann Telnaes cartoon is really good....

I like fluffy baby bunnies

Locke: US giants' engagement in Shanghai Expo can make Americans proud

America Rejoiced with him

Breaking on MSNBC: Walter Cronkite has passed away. RIP...

I move we change the names of "corporations" to "centons"....

Palin's Cap-and-Trade is Alaska's Bait-and-Switch - by Shannyn Moore

New JibJab cartoon un-ironically jokes Obama will "win the war in Iraq" after saving us from Bush!

Fox news: Walter cronkite had liberal bias

Spongebob Squarepants marathon all weekend on Nick

Top tax rates around the world, or at least developed economies

Health reform foes plan Obama's 'Waterloo'

has anyone been to a movie and seen the commercial "drones"...?

What states have the most realistic chance of passing single payer

Cronkite, Kucinich and Marianne Williamson - a Photo I was lucky enough to take

Who do you trust?

Quebec: La presse editorialist denounces Quebecers as “selfish”

Why were the Apollo 11 astronauts so afraid???

WJ this morning - Walter Cronkite & TV News n/t

Charges of soliciting prostitute refiled against political operative

Guess who are biggest Apollo lunar mission deniers? China and Russia.

Big, mysterious blob floating off Alaska coast? It's algae

Iraq Restricts U.S. Forces

Clashes in Tehran as Hashemi Rafsanjani warns regime

Mind over what matters

People around world do good for Mandela's birthday

I used to be an avid viewer of CSPAN's BookTV

A song dedication for Mark Sanford: "The Tourist" by Radiohead

American Conservative Union found to be in middle of pay-to-play scheme

Cronkite retired in 1981 but he didn't want to. Was it because of Reagan?

MoD spies on heroes wounded in battle: Hundreds seeking compensation are filmed covertly to see if t

Accepting the bosses’ notion that labor must subordinate its demands to the necessity of capital

Since it's already July 18 across the Atlantic......Happy Birthday Nelson Mandela....

Pat Buchanan says he did as well as Sotomayor in college ... after he got out of jail

Self described "populist" Lou Dobbs is a birther

Today's "journalists" arent worthy enough to carry Cronkite's jockstrap

Antisemitic Rant Causes Red Faces at Islamic Confab

What the VC took from John McCain, Twitter has restored.

"I don't see where there's a story"...CA Councilman Gary Frago sent racist emails about Obama

Exciting Healthcare Update

In the advertising war over healthcare reform the antis are winning.

Globe and Mail: Flu disproportionately targets the young and healthy

The Six Deadly Hypocrites

US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 667

US military deaths in Afghanistan region at 667

Senate Votes to Add Sexual Orientation to Hate Crime Protections

Senate Votes to Add Sexual Orientation to Hate Crime Protections


Keep Walter Cronkite's memory alive. Join Interfaith Alliance.

a weiner dupe...sorry

He Can't Count, Either

Let the Record Show ...

My objection to Pat Buchanan - they work him around the clock, is he indentured to MSNBC?

Canadian swine flu vaccine set for October

Baghdad imposes new limits on U.S. forces

Palin's Wasilla church Sword Ceremony

Those of you who try and throw around the word 'troll' are fading fast...

Telegraph UK: UN calls for return to state-led "industrial policy"...rejects free-market ideology

Who was more important to this country over the last 30 years, Walter Cronkite or Michael Jackson?

State Sponsored Football Betting will Fund Healthcare,

Cronkite's will released - children go to Debbie Rowe.

Helms most, Edwards least popular Sens

Question: Would we even KNOW about CIA hit squads had Jane Harman taken CIA post....

Haven't I seen this play before?

The rental agent that handled mine and my roommates lease was listening to Rush Limbaugh...

Friday TOON Roundup 2- the big dick

Be Honest DU: You Know You Love The Trolls.

Great Grand Daughter of the V2

Did Palin break law by failing to recognize freeing of slaves?

Journalist imprisoned in Guantánamo to launch legal action against George Bush

World's oldest man, WWI veteran dies

World's oldest man, WWI veteran dies

U.S. F-15 fighter jet crashes in Afghanistan - This reminds me of the reports the USSR used to give

My Prediction of the Sotomayor Full Senate Vote Tally w/Analysis

Wow, more freep porn

Senators Call for Health Care Delay, Receive Big Campaign Contributions

Did you ever notice that trolls come in packs?

House approves bill to ban slaughter of wild horses

I had the nicest interview with a 70-something year old man

DU a poll: Who is the best national news anchor of all time?

this REALLY pisses me off...

Man Who Slit Open Church Cat Gets 9 Months

MUELDER: Afghanistan people need aid, not bombs

And That's the Way it APPEARS TO BE (RIP, Mr. Cronkite)

US air strikes kill Afghan civilians (including a four year old girl)

U.S. Weighs Special Team of Terrorism Interrogators

The Coalition commanders in Afghanistan wonder if they can win the war.

The Coalition commanders in Afghanistan wonder if they can win the war.

Obama approval rating falls below 60 percent

Foreign Policy Conflict of Interest? Clinton Crony Carville Meddles in Afghan Politics

The difference between conservatives and liberals is...

Little Dogs Get their Little Legs from Wolves

FINAL CBO Report: Health Care Bill will yield SURPLUS

So if businesses have responsibilities to investors only,

Sotomayor Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing

What the fuck?

What questions do you suppose Walter Cronkite is asking God right now?

situation update #2 re German nuke plant event

Budget talks reach tentative deal on school funds, sources say [California]

Freepers on Cronkite's Death

Tax cuts for thee but no healthcare for me

Tax cuts for thee but no healthcare for me

Vietnam Becomes a Golf Resort Destination

You Guys got to see this poll

Dear governors, Our Katrina story

A Hard-Line Sequel to the Case of the Pregnant Nine-Year Old

You can't teach an old elephant a new trick...

So, if states can have single payer health care, will people "vote with their feet"

So, if states can have single payer health care, will people "vote with their feet"

Regressive tax, regressive punishment...

The Panic is on ... Hezekiah Jenkins sang in 1931

Yet another elected republican pig with a penchant for racist e-mails:

O'Reilly: Most Everybody At MSNBC Would Be Dead If Cheney Really Had Sy Hersh's 'Assassination Squad

digby: Perspective-That was then and this is now

Let's put the brakes on Healthcare reform so we can get it right.....

Good Tom Shales column on Walter Cronkite

What is the best way to ensure people get the recommended flu shots this year?

Come CAPTION (provide a fictional monologue for) a very real ViP creep!

Saturday drives deep into the country. Come CAPTION the choirboy!!!!

Dr. Gurel's Walk4HealthCare is 3 weeks old, LISTEN LIVE to Dick Kay @ 2:15 PM (eastern) keep kicked!

UN Calls for Overthrow of Free Market Ideology

Earn Like Goldman Sachs, a ProPublica How-To

Portrait of an (insane) blue dog Democrat

Portrait of an (insane) blue dog Democrat

Time: "Arctic Mystery: Identifying the Great Blob of Alaska"

Hi! Some will recall the position paper my husband wrote on torture

What's wrong with this picture?

Two men brandish guns during citizen's arrest in Boise

Here, here for liberal websites

Here, here for liberal websites

South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford flew first class at taxpayer expense to see his mistress

Democrats Are Standing in the Way


How Dennis Kucinich May Save the Health Reform Battle

Drop a dime on Miller Time. Please come CAPTION!!!!!

Car Dealer Gives AK-47 With Purchase

2 million pilgrims visit shrine as Iraqi security forces pass test

Walter Cronkite was one of the last true journalists

Is Your State's Unemployment System in Danger? ( Map)

As a little kid in the 1970's I watched the news and there was only one anchor for me

A question for those who remember the Social Security Act of 1965,

Uhm...Anyone Want to have some fun?

Who are *your* most trusted names in news?

The Factor interviews Cheney, . . . please come CAPTION!!!!!

Senators talk away at Sonia Sotomayor's hearing

WATCH: Virgin Mary Seen in Bird Poop?

Why not choose to either see or give thread ratings, but not both?

So umm, where are all the Walter Cronkite threads today? We spent over a week

how do we pay for health care? sales tax is out. how about a tax on cellphones? non-regressive?

Pennsylvania withholds July pay for 69,000 workers

A little rant

Look Out, Are You About to Join the White Underclass?

To me, Cronkite's greatest moment was 40 years ago this Monday...

I love all animals, but not equally.

Is the tiny amount of sanctuary you may think you find in religion worth ...

Obama is running this ad in 11 "Centrist" Democratic districts !

"It's not too late for the truth" (911)

Literally true vs. emotionally expressive

Again: the media will barely cover Cronkite's death (and stop the censorship on DU)

Can one be for guns AND gun control?

Hot fucking diggity! Good news for college students! Thank you Mr. President!

Lawsuit: Dentist Dropped Tools Down Man's Throat

Politico takes cheap shot at Talking Points Memo


BANK BUST FRIDAY weekend edition: You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll kiss 4 banks goodbye

More open calls for violence and treason from Freeperland

One man's imperative to give

Did anyone watch Real Time in HD last night? Joe Scabs face and sweating

My rebuttal to a John Locke Foundation member's oped in the newspaper.

The "bailouts" were a fundamental shift towards a corporate owned nation...

HR3200 (Affordable Health Choices Act) Offers a confusing array of 'public options', IMHO

Would you still care about Fox "News" if they just took out the "News" part?

Friday TOON Roundup 1- more sotomayor

Please unrecommend this thread!

Red Hat is the first Linux company to make it into the S&P 500

Donor beware: Health insurers send the wrong message to organ donors

Would health-care be an excellent campaign issue if...

Dennis Kucinich: Healthcare Update

Will they take a rocking chair up to the ISS next?

Help--Who are the Dirty Dems on health care, and how much have they taken from

Roman Catholic Diocese Appeals To Supreme Court To Keep 12,000+ Pages Of Sex Abuse Docs Under Wraps

Defying Slump, 13 States Insure More Children

Be careful what you Unrecommend.

Why can't the creator of a thread un-recommend it?

Walter Cronkite Speaking on World Goverenment

If the mods are monitoring the 'unrec' feature and are banning based on use, it isn't working

Heads up!!! CBS is doing a special newscast featuring Walter Cronkite NOW

DU this poll: Were Rep. Todd Tiahrt's comments out of line?

White House pressured to fix postal budget crisis

Should Oregon Inlet be stabilized?

A minor suggestion to slightly improve the rec/unrec system.

Legal Immunity Set For Swine Flu Vaccine Makers

Thrown Cigarette Butt Ignites Smoker's Car

Thrown Cigarette Butt Ignites Smoker's Car

Yes, I know most of you are going to hate this, but

The typical scenario is that the zombies or vampires wipe out

Website: Scott Peterson Wants Donations to Appeal Death Penalty

"Afghanistan is now Obama's War"

Patients united... they are the ones

What's with all the zombie /vampire movies recently?

So the Republicans want to return to the good old days?

Why isn't DU in blue instead of red( com, etc.)??

Alaska Blob identified, it is...

HR3200 (Affordable Health Choices Act) Public option start date is not til 2013!!!

Grade your Governor,Senators,and Congressperson.

The plan should only have ONE PUBLIC OPTION PLAN that is comprehensive for all Americans. Otherwise

Please help me understand!

Please help me understand!

A Quote from Noam Chomsky on Racism

Walter Cronkite - A few pictures

As Good as It Gets? Talking points on the Democrat's health care bills and single payer

Hey, did anyone see Dan Rather being interviewed after Cronkite's death

Interesting article about Politico website in Vanity Fair

A Lesson In Leadership For President Obama

People saving animals

Skewered Talking Points:You Don't Want a Gov Bureaucrat b/n You & Your Dr

US Election Integrity IV (5)- American Media's Failure To Report On Voting Vulnerabilities

7 young Pa. lemonade sellers have brush with law

Abortion Clinic Escorting Day One: The Sidewalk Dynamic

DNC expands ad Reid calls "waste of money"

DNC expands ad Reid calls "waste of money"

Solution to the unrecommended discussion...

Dress rehearsal for Mandela Day, First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (pics)

Dress rehearsal for Mandela Day, First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (pics)

Zell Miller: Rahm should use ‘Gorilla Glue’ to keep Obama in his chair

He was an intelligent man...

Walter Cronkite fully deserves what the media gave Tim Russert last year

My morning at the women's clinic with the Operation Rescue nuts - graphic pictures

Is this morbid of me? My mother is visitng Normandy Beach and I asked for some sand from it.

No wonder the WTO hates the USA - the Director is a Marxist

June unemployment - by state

CIT ? ..... Oh sh*t !!!!!

Globe and Mail: Fox on the run (Dick Cheney: The hunter becomes the hunted?)

Palin Pastors, Ensign C Street House Owner Promote Same Infiltration Plan

Wienermobile Gone Wild

Look Out, Are You About to Join the White Underclass?

Why do you cry, when Walter Cronkite dies?

Walter Cronkite: A Journalist First and Foremost, Not Your Blow-Dried Pretty Face Stenographer

DeMint: If We Stop Health Reform, It Will 'Break' Obama

The Scandal Continues: The Billions in Govt. Cash Behind Goldman's "Profits" - By Matt Taibbi

Iran: The Green Brief #31 (July 17) Latest news from Iran

Congressman: Centrist Dems talking healthcare coalition with GOP

Congressman: Centrist Dems talking healthcare coalition with GOP

Striking jump in mental illness found in Iraq, Afghanistan veterans

Congress is struggling

"If I've lost Cronkite, I've lost Middle America."

Top freeper threatens violence against government

Why we have expensive and not very good healthcare

Our Govbermint is looking for a humorist....

Govs: Federal stimulus helped states plug budgets

'Pitfalls of an Anchorman" by Walter Cronkite - NYT Op-Ed on his meeting with RFK.

Rampaging toilet terrorizes children

Black Philadelphia police sue over message board, say it's racist

If you have elderly parents, and siblings . . . .

Sanford, Ensign Scandal exposes satanic cult

NBC's Gregory to Sanford's Office: "Meet The Press Allows You To Frame The Conversation ..."

NBC's Gregory to Sanford's Office: "Meet The Press Allows You To Frame The Conversation ..."

How to Restore Unions? (Expertise Sought)

Use of the 'unrec' option is the most

The six deadly hypocrites

Same-sex couples seek immigration benefit

Is it a good idea to post stuff that freepers say/do here?

Joe Scarborough said he had been to the "house" on C Street...

Detroit: Carbon monoxide poisoning kills family of four

Margaret Thatcher was once a chemist investigating the air in ice cream

Amazon takes a page from 1984, deletes Orwell books from Kindles

Pat Buchanan is dangerous for reasons not often discussed...

OBAMA: "No longer will you be without health insurance, even if you lose your job or change jobs"

A Costly Bank Failure Friday

Atheists sue to keep 'In God We Trust' off Capitol Visitor Center

Krugman Slams Gang Of Six As Hypocrites

Watching all the MSM stuff about Walter this morning, I can't help but note

The stimulus hasn't worked? It's helped my family personally in 4 ways

I'm being worked to death this year

Here's some food for though on the origin of the Universe

Everything That Happens in Afghanistan Is Based on Lies or Illusions

Jim Cramer Is Back

Threatening Afghan Civilians Probably a Bad Idea

How Unrecommend Harms DU - A Perfect Example

What Anonymous Commenter's Think Of Lindsey Graham

I imagine if you grew up after Walter Cronkite

This goes out to all the unemployed workers in the United States

The ultimate sore loser wants to destroy what he didn't win.

It's Sad

650,000 Will Run Out Of Unemployment Benefits By August

DU Boomers: What was the period of assasinations like? (JFK, Malcolm X, MLK, RFK)

Celebrating Cronkite While Ignoring What He Did

The Most Frightening Phrase in America......

re: Fl. murdered couple who adopted numerous limited children

Abbie Hoffman - The Realist 1968: The yippies are going to Chicago

Lest we forget, Walter Cronkite also


Whistleblower Mark Klein: The NSA Wiretapping Story Nobody Wanted To Hear

Obama Campaign Arm Doubles Down, Targets House Dems On Health Care

Tea Party of 50 gathers in Mobile to protest health care reform

I love how President Obama is helping our American image improve throughout the world!

Teen fined $25,000 for cost of NH mountain rescue

Anyone like the 2008 Pontiac G6?

Just a reminder about things like organic foods.

Has anyone seen "The Stoning of Soraya M" film?

Is there a philosophy/political theory forum here

Why does H.R. 3200 make PROVIDER participation VOLUNTARY, while MANDATING citizens to purchase....

ESPN Sports Reporter Erin Andrews caught by "peeping tom."

RimJob's manifesto for after the "revolution". Some snippets.

Anyone who doesn't think a military coup is on the minds of the right ...

Jim DeMint knocks Michele Bachmann out of the driver's seat of the Crazy Bus

Pat Buchanan now speaking as an 'expert' on healthcare reform.

Public employees pension fund buys into private for-profit school corporation? ... WTF?

Why should capital gains be taxed at a lower rate than regular income?

Afghanistan Villages Threatened By US Military Over Kidnapped Soldier

Why is there no organized public pressure against Fox News?

The Mormon factor in marriage fight

California sprouts 'green rush' from marijuana

Why is Dan Quayle back on my teevee??

CIT crisis threatens wave of business failures and layoffs

McDonald's Grease Trap Overload (Long Beach Press Telegram)

RE: Cheney's assassination program, what if they were private contractors?

President Carter: Many Children Were Tortured Under Bush

Should Free Republic Be Deemed A Hate Site And Monitored By The FB?I

Sarah Palin on a fishing trip - She takes the media with her - pics

A Quote from John Lennon on 'Class'

Red foxes moving to downtown Detroit

Wasn't Walter Cronkite just another mouthpiece for the "puppet masters"?

Too Bad our Current Generation of Politicians Doesn’t Remember the Nuremberg Trials

Crist put control of Florida's water in the hands of 5 people.

Crist put control of Florida's water in the hands of 5 people.

Glenn Beck radio freak out gets remixed into Heavy Metal song

I Just Saw an Ad For ""

CIA Domestic Operations Division: A DU collaborative thread

So horribly, unbelievably sad to witness the convulsive death of critical thinking in this country

The Fellowship Quiz

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile loses control, crashes into Racine home

Lil Girl

What are some good exercises to complement swimming?

'and that's the way it was'

The big boss "helped" us today and totally fucked everything up

Why am I watching Walter Cronkite coverage on MSNBC instead of CBS?

i'm fixin to get nekkid

Wow, this music video is excellent

Well hot dog!!!

He's dead, he's dead, he's really really dead

Do not drop your maple-syrup-covered fork into the cat's bed.

The Eddie Van Halen / MJ / "Beat It" misconception

Not your great-great-grandfather's drinking fountain...

I like Bangers and Mash

Nazi Gnomes

I like raw fish.

From LBN : Walter Cronkite Has Died

I Guess I got Humped Last Night

My weekend is set, I have SNL season 1st and 2nd season to watch.

How drunk will you be while posting this evening?

I am almost sufficiently intoxicated to post.

One of the Rolling Stones more unconvential tunes.

Evidently Chickentown 2 - John Cooper Clarke

I keep seeing Duncan Idaho quotes.


How do I make it so...

Can you call a spade a spade?

REM - Losing My Religion

Thank you mods, part 290,857,289,075:

First rule is: The laws of Germany

Talk Talk - It's My Life


I want to hear more music like this...

going under

Band Of Horses - The Funeral

She's eating the bone of a pig....

Listen. I'm not kidding you here...

Q Lazarus - Goodbye Horses

The Gin Blossoms - Found Out About You

I am holding 117 dollars in singles...

David Bowie - We're Absolute Beginners.

It will be 'twenty-ten' not two thousand and ten.

All good things must come to an end

If you own or want to buy a VW, read this:

I better get some sleep, I have an anger management class in less than 5 hours

Robert Plant - Big Log

Left 4 Dead - Paint it Black - Vanessa Carlton

Wait wait wait. Amy Winehouse is famous for SINGING?

So, I buy a new printer and the first thing I see in the box...

I really want this job.

Has any white man here...

I did not know that. Graphic warning.

Your Pets Are Having Too Much Fun

some early morning Joe Cocker

What a night.....


Anyone following the Open Championship this year?

The Last Time I Saw Her Face - Gordon Lightfoot

The Last Time I Saw Her Face - Gordon Lightfoot

I am losing my faith in humanity.

Cronkite's will released - children go to Debbie Rowe.

What is your opinion of the lounge, at this very moment,,,

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 7/18/09

and some morning rock art meatloaf

Sunflower pics, again.

I am not Tobin Sprout, although I have been guided by voices before

...and that's the way it is, Friday, July 17th, 2009. Good night.

Best Fast-Food Fried humans?

Girlyman rocks!

What's the worst shooter you've ever drank?

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Beaverhausen!!*******

Poll question: What is the Porpoise of the Lounge

Collapsing New People (Fad Gadget)

Your favorite musical genre SUCKS

What is your opinion of the tongue, at this very moment,,,

"A giant wiener hit my house!"

The summit of Mauna Kea (14,000 feet) offers the best viewing of the Cosmos . . . .

The Moody BLues - Tuesday Afternoon

In the year 2525 - Zager & Evans

Inspired by "Safety Dance"

The 2 Best Journalist Video's Walter Cronkite Archive

DU Song Of The Day

Post a song you like, that your friends hate.

Damn it, it could be boogie woogie flu.

The air drifting through my window just got a LOT more fragrant.

"So, how was your day at work?"

No grandson yet...

Will he get kicked out of Hogwarts?

High death taxes are forcing more and more dead people to return to life...

I don't care for golf, but I really enjoy Tiger Woods......

Okay meth heads, what is it called when speedballers vomit like they,re about to sing

Explain why commercial makes fun of "Don't Know Much" (RONSTADT/NEVILLE)

External dvd drive for wii - do they exist?

I'll bet EVERY DUer, every SINGLE one, could kick Green Lantern's ASS if he took off that damn RING.


Crowds or small groups?

Did you see this 9-year old reincarnation of Stevie Ray Vaughn?

I hate sneezing

Good morning Gary. Meow!

The new elevator at work - which does not belong?

Julie Banderas (of Faux News)

Big Lebowski Magic Mark-It-8 Ball

"Warehouse 13" on SyFy

The FCC should immediatly ban all flatulence and excrement from TV and Radio.

Tired, hot, sweaty...

Who buys this stuff that Vince pitches for.

Hilarious rock and roll story playing out RIGHT NOW! (Phish content)

Has anyone watched the "Outerlimits" episode "The Camp"

i'm in negotiations right now with this square

Just got an e-mail from my folks about my nephew from Spain

What is your opinion of the prepuce, at this very moment,,,

I am just going to become a shut in - people suck.

Some good news: I presented my research today for my masters

National Enquirer: MJ was unable to have kids because of Papa Joe's repeated kicks to his testicles

Squids invade So. Cal. beaches (Residents advised to carry tartar / cocktail sauce & lemon wedges?)

Saturday rainy day pic thread

Please unrecommend this thread!

a lovely lady

I Saw The Latest Harry Potter Film, And I Feel In Love With Luna Lovegood

Yay it's RAINING!!1!

BBC 'Children of Earth', OUTSTANDING.

What's with all the zombie /vampire movies recently?

Anyone else seen this "Jib Jab?"

Have you ever been arrested?

Post a movie clip that makes you cry.

Have you joined the human race?

One Year Ago Today

Yes, I know most of you are going to hate this, but

Spongebob Squarepants marathon all weekend on Nick

Gardeners, what weed is this?

My wife and I are getting separated.....

Robbie Robertson - Fallen Angel - Showdown At Bigsky

I haven't heard- have the sunspots returned yet?

DU Monty Python fanatics, help me identify a sketch:


We Just Brought Our New Puppy Home (dialup warning - large pics)

Is it time to ban a DU member named Anna?

You don't want to know what a neti pot is, but I'm going to show you anyway

There have been too many accidents in the Lounge

My dear Swifty died this morning.

Beat the heat in Lifehacker style

How many cars have you owned?

Do drivers become complete morons when it rains where you live?

Thomas Pynchon Audiobook... 42 discs!

Damn it, it could be swine flu

Two Catholic parrots... Another EMail Gem....

Bad news for Futurama fans...

Okay MetalHeads, what is it called when SpeedThrashers Sing Like they're about to Vomit

The Best Rock Guitarist of All Time?

The Best Rock Guitarist of All Time?

I like this song right now for no real reason...

The typical scenario is that the zombies or vampires wipe out

What's the worst pooter you've ever stank?

How many cats have you owned?

I love all animals, but not equally.

More Facebook weirdness: "(complete stranger) also commented on (another complete stranger)'s post."

Susan Boyle's upcoming interview

Jacqui Smith: I wasn't up to being Home Secretary

2 shot near South Side church (Chicago)

Tour riders shot at with air guns

Tour riders shot at with air guns

U.S. Weighs Special Team of Terrorism Interrogators

Teen fined $25,000 for cost of NH mountain rescue

Georgia, South Dakota banks bring failures to 55 in '09

Ousted Honduras leader gives talks until midnight

2 die as U.S. fighter jet crashes in Afghanistan

CELEBRITY SCALES: Michael Jackson, the Wounded Messenger

Noble Not Guilty Of Disrupting Public Gathering(Brought Gun Near to Obama Rally

Unions call for world boycott of Honduran ships

US dismantling Ecuador base for move to Colombia

Honduras crisis talks start, shadowed by ultimatum

Address glitch led to (electricity) shutoff at family's home (Results: four dead)

Five Republican judges (From Alabama) switch to Democratic Party

Obama: Don't squander chance to reform health care

Ecuador leader denies FARC funds

China admits Uighur riot killings

Mediator Proposes Path Out of Honduras Showdown

Oldest WWI veteran dies aged 113

Legal Immunity Set For Flu Vaccine Makers

Broadcast Journalist Walter Cronkite Has Died at Age 92, According to His Family

Officials: Taliban video shows captive solider

Federal minimum wage going up today

Quayle: Obama's challenge is taming leftist Dems

Man sedated during search gets $125,000

CBO Scores Confirm Deficit Neutrality of Health Insurance Reform Bill

Walter Cronkite And The Lunar Landing (CBS News)

Walter Cronkite: King Assassination Report (CBS News) (1968)

Walter Cronkite: "The bloody experience of Vietnam is to end in a stalemate." (1968)

Real Stimulus for Real People

Rachel Maddow: Walter Cronkite Dead at 92

Walter Cronkite Interview:(

Cronkite Remembers (1997) - part 1

Walter Cronkite Dead At 92 from RSU

"You Are There"- Walter Cronkite's Saturday Morning educational show from the '70s

Glenn Beck Freak Out REMIX!!

SheepDoggOne gets smarter

Obama Remembers Walter Cronkite

Bob Newhart Show - Oct. 11, 1961 (private fire dept part 2)

(07/17/09) Iconic Moments From Tehran: Protesters Chanting Differently To The Basijis' Broadcast

Reza Aslan explains why yesterday's events in Tehran were "extremely significant"

"Mexican Swine Flu" Interview with Dr. Viera Scheibner & Dr. Len Horowitz

4409 -- Vaccine Court...WTF

**Rep. Courtney on The Ed Show, MSNBC **

Walter Cronkite announces the death of President Kennedy

Headzup: Rachel Maddow Says Pat Buchanan Stuck In The 1950's

Pro-Zelaya crowds rally in Honduras

Bob Newhart Show - Oct. 11, 1961 (privately owned fire department)

Bobby Bright (Asshole-AL) refuses to talk to Firedoglake about healthcare

Zelaya 'to return to Honduras'

This One's For You Pat Buchanan

Weekly Address: 'Not A Big Plot for Socialized Medicine' - Goes After Critics

Mike Ross ("D"-AR) Threatens to Kill Public Plan

Sonia Sotomayor and the Southern Strategy

Walter Cronkite in 2006 interviewed and playing drums with Mickey Hart and the guys from Phish

President Obama remembers Walter Cronkite.

Tea Party speaker from South Dakota explains global warming :)

Young Turks: Senators Who Want to Kill Health Care Reform ('I Hate When They Call Them Centrists!')

Rick Sanchez hangs out with criminal Otto Reich

Walter Cronkite on the Ruling Class

TYT: Did Conservative Judges Give More Honest and Direct Answers?

Bill Maher: Evidence Governor Sanford Was Truly In Love With His Mistress

DNC TV Ad: It's Time, Representatives

Ann Coulter: Being Black Trumps Being An Insect

Insurance company lobbyist confronted in DC

"It's about time." - Fuck You Louise

"It's about time." - Fuck You Louise

Elizabeth Warren on Real Time. Why isn't this brilliant woman in charge of our nation's treasury?

How Conservative Leaders Are Bought Off -- And Use Their Followers as Suckers

"Health Rations And You"- Where are our ads?

Jon Stewart explains the great shape of our economy...

Bill Maher's New Rules and Commentary

maxkeiser ON THE EDGE; pt. 1; 'throwing these $20 bills into the garbage before Goldman Sachs does'


Young Turks: Obama Birth Certificates are Real - SHUT UP ALREADY!

Last year's DCCC ad for Bobby Bright, Alabama. Anti-choice included in ad.

House Democrats discourage debates with GOP

Cheney Meant Well (:sarcasm:)

Dueling resolutions in Congress about Honduras

Rep. Edward Markey: Palin vs. the Planet

Friday Talking Points (86) -- Obama Warms Up In The Bullpen

Trust Is Hard To Regain, Once It Is Lost

Juanes Cancels Oligarch’s “Concert for Peace” in Honduras

Remembering Walter

Obama’s speech to the NAACP

U.S. doesn't need even more F-22s

Why did it take so long to catch spy for China?

US Support is Propping Up Honduran Military Coup

Let the Record Show ...

Day 19: Peaceful Blockades vs. Coup Paralyze Honduras

Bill Moyers & Michael Winship: Oysters for Health Care

Obama's Community College Initiative gives hope but needs change

The Closing of the Southern Highway from Tegucigalpa: An Eye Witness Report

Timothy Egan: Health Care's Historic Moment

Secretary Clinton Doesn’t Get the Power of Nonviolence in Honduras

The Deciding Moment: The Theft of Human Right

Joe Conason: Bipartisanship is for suckers

Republicans Exploit Kennedy's Illness in Push to Destroy Health Reform

Jon Stewart vs. Goldman Sachs

Bush May Have Continued to Secretly Operate John Poindexter's TIA Program

The Triumph of the Republican Will


Joe Bageant--The White Underclass

Did Chiquita throw a banana peel in front of Honduran democracy?

Oh, Canada, where health care for all 33 million is free

Microsoft Versus Venezuela

Harry and Louise parody

Birthers are a threat to national security

Freepers openly advocate insurrection if health care passes (No, really.)

The rising rates of unemployment could imperil the Obama Presidency: A ticking time bomb

Hillary in India

Does anyone have a month to month approval graph for Reagan's first term?

How do I feel about Mr. Obama?

Will Obama win a 2nd term?

The psychic cost of the closet

President Obama to appear in Cleveland to talk healthcare

Obama Locks and Loads

Where are the ads that put a POSITIVE outlook on healthcare reform?!

Blacks... gays.... women... the person who could unite us all in one fell swoop ---

Tim Geithner and Larry Summers need to be fired yesterday

Breaking: Obama draws line in the sand on public option in New Weekly Address(Plus New good CBO#'s)

17 Rich Old White Guys Concerned That Self-Made Woman of Color is Prejudiced?

PHOTO Up to Bat

what is the sure-fire line to get health care now? ( a contest )

No More Mr. Nice Guy: Obama Launches Ad target 11 "Centrist" Dems

Pat Buchanan is a racist pig f*cker!!!

Listen up Republicans you pay my healthcare bills out of your own pocket!

CNN's Rick Sanchez showed his true colors yesterday afternoon

A cartoon about pat and his kind.

Who will be the Democratic candidate for President in 2012?

Today's Gallup Tracking Poll-60% approve, 33% disapprove

Howard Dean: Real Health Reform ‘Rises And Falls On Whether The Public Is Allowed To Choose Medicare

Friday evening release of CBO Estimate Scores Confirms Deficit Neutrality of Health Reform Bill

Their Own Medicine - WSJ Editorial

Eugene Robinson: Black America's New Reality

Judge Sotomayor and Jackie Robinson

The Dull Reality of Change

NAACP vs. Gay Marriage: Do The Right Thing

Statement from President Obama on Walter Cronkite

Where did the GOP bashing go? We need it back.

Democratic Candidate In-Fighting in Race To Take On Crazy Lady Bachmann

Buchanan was just horrified watching Cronkite deliver the news Kennedy had been killed.

Obama's challenge is taming leftist Dems

Stalling to fulfill his promise about DADT is not Obama's fault because:

"Dr." Polarik Provides "Official" *Proof* Hawaii Never Issued Obama's COLB

Democrats Grow Wary as Health Bill Advances

Maybe MSNBC should Google "Pat Buchanan" & "N*gg*r" to see who their favorite commentator really is

The IMAC Proposal: Obama's Answer on Cost Control

Oscar Mayer Wienermobile Crashes Into Wis. Home

In case of a national emergency in the US, can Obama

Right-Wing Lobbyists Try Scare Tactic of Abortion to Thwart Health Reform

How many Current Day News Readers are going to pretend to honor Cronkite's brand of Journalism?

Hypocritical Bigot To Appear on To The Contrary. Urgent Call for Action.

With all due respect, there's nothing more offensive than hearing people

With all due respect, there's nothing more offensive than hearing black people

Remarks to the NAACP By President Barack Obama (Transcript)

Ads on DU

"And that's the way it was" Goodnight Walter

Time Magazine: Utilities Scramble to Meet Power Needs of Electric Cars

BBC: Are the deserts getting greener?

Chile’s Salmon Farms: On the Verge of Collapse

Heartland Institute Sends "Skeptics Handbook" on Global Warming to Marysville, Washington School

Fun with (Keeling) curve fitting

Re-evaluation of forest biomass carbon stocks and lessons from the world's most carbon-dense forests

Offshore wind project proposed in Bethany (Delmarva Times)

Great Lakes water levels rebound after long slump

U.S. should pay for carbon content of imported goods: Locke

Oversupply forces brief shutdown of Bruce Power nuclear reactor

Mystery methane belched out by megacities

Financial and Organizational Analysis for a Space Solar Power System

Bats Avoid Radar Installations: Could Electromagnetic Fields Deter Bats from Colliding with…Turbines

Brush Turkey revival ruffles feathers in backyards

Physicist Congressman Russ Holt (D-NJ) on Nuclear Energy

Turkmenistan to create desert sea (BBC)

National Geographic: Shading the Earth

Tony Romo in the lead at Lake Tahoe

Albert Pujols has hit two more home runs tonight.

Non-Gloating Post. Garrett Jones!!

It has been a rough night for DU's twins....

Timmy off to rocky start in second half against Pirates

So, it's a Friday night, it's beach towel night, it's dollar hotdog night at

Is tonight the night that the Rockies pull even with the Giants?

British open. Wow

Does anybody remember that swimmer who didn't realize she'd won?

Giants, Pirates Discussed Sanchez, LaRoche

First day back a long one

trumad's Marlins lose again

Shouldn't be the Giants looking to find....... the Pirates way?

HBO Special: Ward vs Gotti (1-3)

Would a Tom Watson win at the Open be one of the biggest sports stories of all time?

Has anyone heard from crankboy. I need to know how the Frisco Giants did tonight...

Giants fall to Pirates on walk-off blast

Giants lose a marathon in Pittsburgh

Hmm. The Pirates strike first against the Frisco Giants.


Pittsburgh looking to follow... The Giants Way

TELESUR: Zelaya Press Conf. Finished - 9:40 PM EDT

Around the Horn football predictions: first up --the ACC

The Ghost of Che

Honduran interim government sacks 16 diplomats

ZELAYA'S WIFE: Zelaya Plans Return to Honduras if Talks Fail

US dismantling Ecuador base for move to Colombia

Zelaya habla con BBC Mundo - Interview on video

New Anti-Ecuador Campaign in Colombia

Dueling resolutions in Congress about Honduras

US Support is Propping Up Honduran Military Coup

HONDURAS RESISTS blog: Updates, July 18

Ousted Honduras leader gives talks until midnight

Honduran Ambassador Reina live interview Telesur is Over 3:00PM EDT

De lo que nos salvamos; what we saved ourselves from -- Estrada

Chávez, Correa advocate new Latin American "independence"

Oscar Arias' Seven Point Proposal Reported Largely Rejected by Both Sides

Zelaya's Wife and Daughter are Leading a March in Tegucigalpa and

EVA'S UPDATE 7/18: Arias Calls for "Amnesty" for Coup Regime, Early Elections, Reconciliation Govt.

Inca Kola News: Mel's in Honduras ( and other fun)

Micheletti rejects agreement for immediate return of Zelaya (TeleSUR)

Ortega Slams Honduras Coup Threat

Chavez Decries Honduran Theft

The Independent: "Democracy Hangs by a Thread in Honduras

Clinton demands that Chavez do not interfere in Honduras

El Salvador: body of missing activist found with signs of torture

KOZLOFF: "Chiquita in Latin America: From Arbenz to Zelaya"


Ecuador leader denies FARC funds

Pinochettis Seize Computers from Zelaya House, Claiming Fraud Planned for Referendum Vote

Six found slain, and I am the parrot.

Cross Post - GD

New info on the gun owner in Richmond who shot the robber.

New info on the gun owner in Richmond who shot the robber.

Area (Ne-Ia) unemployment figures grow in June

Growth is more 'natural' for some in the West Bank

U.S.-Based Leading Rights Group Denies Improprieties

Ultra-orthodox Jews visit Hamas

Matter of the Heart

10 year old shoots a home invader..

Today in Labor History July 18 three-week strike against the Western Union Telegraph Co - 1883

AT&T Reaches Midwest Agreement With Communications Workers of America

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Considers New Rules To Better Protect Older Workers

NEW Blog for Workers (from In These Times)

Wake-Up Call for GOP’s “Values” Hypocrites: Unions Are Pro-Family, Report Finds

Experience the Comfort of USA Made Clothing

Olmert to US: Stop focusing on settlements

Goldstone: Israel should cooperate

Can one be for guns AND gun control?

Harry and Louise now supporting health care reform: sock puppets of the pharmaceutical industry

HIV circumcision study ends early

House healthcare plan to add to deficit: $239 billion over the 2010-2019 period

Dennis Kucinich; Exciting Single Payer Healthcare Update

Turkey extends smoke ban to bars, restaurants (WBOC/AP)

My wet lemons and other yard shots.

The reason we have trouble with our "yard" photos, I think, is that it's personal.

We learned to use the timer on the camera (portrait)

Cyclist, last stage of the Tour of the Red River Gorge.

The old church

A portrait, a hat, and a saint

New Zealand healthcare system

Hello Goodbye

Dark Pools VIDEO

Hevesi Donor’s Selection Spotlights Pay-to-Play at Pension Fund

Pickens Said to Seek Investors for Hedge Funds After 79% Gain

4 more banks closed Friday. Total 57 this year.

Option ARMs: The Most Misleading Mortgage Product Ever Devised

Why the Apparatchiki of Finance Didn’t See It Coming

The rising rates of unemployment could imperil the Obama Presidency: A ticking time bomb (re-direct)

Goldman Sachs in Talks to Acquire Treasury Department

AIG’s European Derivatives May Take Decades to Expire

Pride at Work Tee Shirts for Sale

Happy Gay Pride San Diego!

Apollo 11 landing site compared to baseball & soccer fields

Giant Blob Of Floating Goo Found Off Alaska's Coast (VIDEO)

‘Out at Work’ Available on DVD

Do GLBT threads make it to the Greatest Page anymore?

Why cops should trust the wisdom of the crowds

Well it's married life for me.

RW targeting ex- GLSEN head: new Obama appointee at Dept of Ed.

When will LOGO HD ever be in HD?

My cousin died on Friday

Court Reverses Ruling Dealing With Visa of Muslim Scholar (Tariq Ramadan)

"Christianity, politics, and other science stuff"

The Failure of Christianity

This guy is claiming to be the re-incarnation of Edgar Cayce.

"Washed in the blood of the Lamb"

You have unlimited wishes and your wishes will never be twisted against you original intent.

Is the tiny amount of sanctuary you may think you find in religion worth ...

Looking for Snausages

A simple vegetarian winner I hope you will like

Found in my mother's recipes -

simple and delicious chicken

Salt should be tasteless

Midnight Pita Bread

Ptech on 9/11

Questions for official story nuts.

"It's not too late for the truth" (911)

Houston-Free Ice Cream Tomorrow!

Pull it...! (Oh, no! Not this again!? *Facepalm*)

Official "story" nuts.

Why were the Apollo 11 astronauts so afraid???

9/11, NIST, and Bush Science

He was more important than MJ in our history, yet will barely be honored

'Futurama' without original voices?

CELEBRITY SCALES: Michael Jackson, the Wounded Messenger

Federal government starts consultation on copyright reform

Alberta MLA kicked out of Tory caucus over health spending spat