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Archives: August 21, 2009

KO is using my and my BIL's allegory of Lucy and Charlie Brown

Localwashing: How big box stores across the country are pretending to be the little guy

LA-Sen: Vitter Not Just Content To Screw Up American Healthcare

What month/year do we get around to prosecuting Tom Ridge?

Toons for you

Town Hall Crazies have not read the bill.....

Bill oreilly about to slam jon stewart

I am presently participating in a tele-town hall conference with

I did donate, it just doesn't show next to my name

How long till the right comes out with "Osama bin Laden supports the public option"?

Court nixes religious displays in postal station (2nd Circuit Court of Appeals)

California regulators take on chromium 6 (chemical made famous by the 2000 film "Erin Brockovich.")

Disease Spreading Like Wild Fire:

Latest Youtube sensation doesn't own a webcam.

Shh, don't tell anyone, but what Jeremy Scahil decribed right now

The Obama-ACORN Anti Gun Conspiracy

Poll: Americans' mood sours on Afghan war

MarketWatch: Advertisers deserting Fox News' Glenn Beck

If they didn't get to raise the terror alert in November 04, did they play a tape instead?

Waiting for the books

AFGHANISTAN: Karzai and Warlords Mount Massive Vote Fraud Scheme

What's up with the hippie sticky?

Ah thanks Mr. Dean... esq.

DU ATTYS: These seem like likely candidates for laws that BushCo broke in declaring false DHS alerts


So did Keith Olbermann run a piece on Glenn Beck?

The Torture Memos, Professor Yoo, and Academic Freedom

Why we need to get the Health Care Bill passed NOW:

One In Three Chance You'll Soon Owe More Than Your House Is Worth

Who's watching the unedited Barney Frank town hall on CSPAN? (8:30 EST)

When we get the health care bill passed complete with public option, all those against it

Hey Dem Senators up for re-election in '10: HCR is important enough to risk your jobs over

Council Candidate Did Time, Accused of Sex Abuse

Kerry disagreed with Howard Dean's belief that politics were behind terror alert system

What's this BS that the Pubs are now demanding 80 votes

If Dems were more like Repigs.

Thanks to the DU-gooder who gave me a donor's star!

Thank you to my anonymous star donor!!!! I just saw my inbox. n/t.

Hey Republicans...

Hey Republicans...

Are the disgraced Powell and the disgraced Ridge the only two vets to have served Fuckface?

Thank you very much to the person who donated a star to me.

Rachel Maddow reaches a new level of AWESOME every night!

Defend glenn site to moderate messages

They gave him 10 for 2, what else could the bastards do?

Socialized Health Care in Spain: 30% fewer deaths than US

Obama Talks Up Local Food

After losing her job, transgender Utahn fights workplace discrimination

When Obama was running his campaign, I read and heard

When Obama was running his campaign, I read and heard

Caption Tom Ridge

The death of two US Attorney's prosecuting healthcare false claims;

The "conservative mentality" nowadays.

My weekly Facebbok poll plea

i'm shocked, no one interviewed the nazi lady from the barney frank townhall

i'm shocked, no one interviewed the nazi lady from the barney frank townhall

Conyers: "Mr. Rove’s self-serving assertions are simply inconsistent with the documents"

All together now: UUUggghhhhhhhhhhhhhhh

Air Force Establishes ‘Reduced’ Cyber-War Command

My response to a right-wing nutjob column in Ben Nelson's (NE) hometown newspaper. Help me please?

For Ted...

Help with a local poll

Michael Moore - Capitalism: A Love Story Trailer Online Now

Hey RB Texla,

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Wow...on a Democratic board, advocating for the ouster of Obama in '12 is acceptable...

Need some help here -

Lack of Coverage on Transgendered Pakistanis Shows Bias in US Media

Has anybody been on the air on a talk show?

Couples seek Indian egg donors to have multiracial babies

Worried About Rachel's Safety

I'm watching Nightline. The DEA is in Afghanistan arresting growers/processors of poppies

LOVE the "Blue Train" sticky

DeMint:"I think health care is a privilege. I wouldn't call it a right."

We need to come up with something clever about p. 432.

I hate that! I just wrote a good post and clicked to post it

cnn's healthcare solution - 'romney care'

Guy trying to make citizens arrest nearly got shot by another guy making a citizens arrest on him

Anyone here have the lowdown on the US Citizens Association?

To Anonymous Donor: Thanks for the Star!

Toby Keith new song and video

Rise in Drunken-Driving Arrests of Women Deplored

So it occurs to me that John Stossel is a douchebag! And here I hadn't thought about that guy for

"Sig Rogich, influential in the GOP, endorses Reid."

Neighbor shoots alleged burglar leaving Kingsport home, police investigating

What one word best describes John Stossel?

Rachel Maddow Takes Apart Rove's WSJ Op-Ed: "Ridiculous Revisionist Argument"

* My Exchange with a MORAN!11! on Craigslist *

Maddow's "Pizza Parable" Demonstrates Futility Of "Bipartisan" Health Care Reform (VIDEO)

If Kennedy resigned, would the situation change?

If Kennedy resigned, would the situation change?

What Are Your Top News Sources? Least Amount of right wing Propaganda?

Betsy McCaughey Interview on The Daily!!!!

Toy helicopter crash prompts SC driver to call 911

"Tunisian 12-baby pregnancy claim pronounced false"

NYT: A Basis Is Seen for Some Health Plan Fears Among the Elderly

Vendor fights back against attackers

could something along the following be slipped into budget reconciliation??

Want to see crazy 'Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage'

At my workplace office area today

Apparently - and now get this... John Stossel is a douchebag

Ted Olson filed federal lawsuit challenging California's gay marriage ban

Hints of Iranian Flexibility on Nuclear Issue

Burl Toler, First Black N.F.L. Official, Dies at 81

Palm Beach Quaking; Alleged Drug Dealer Nabbed

First name that came to mind...

WHO predicts 'explosion' of swine flu cases

Morning Joe can't get past the wee-wee

Joey the Scar will be on MTP this Sunday.

Local inventor files lawsuit against ‘racist’ AOL, Google

Date set for challenge of California gay-marriage ban ( two lawyers who argued the Bush v. Gore )

So thats why Oreilly dissed Jon Stewart today

McDonald’s marketing comes under fire for ‘racist’ jibe

Obama Invokes FDR's Battle For Social Security

Jon Stewart confronts Betsy McCaughey over her "hyperbolic" and "dangerous" claims

Betsy "Death Panel" McCaughey on The Daily Show tonight. (n/t)

Dear Senator Kennedy

My adventure with our 2 (allegedly) moderate independent repub Senators today.

My adventure with our 2 (allegedly) moderate independent repub Senators today.

Sean Hannity Would Rather See 15 Million Americans Die Than Have Health Care Reform

Iran: The Green Brief #60 (August 20 - Mordad 29) Latest news from Iran.

7 Next-Gen Bandages That Help Heal Wounds

big Obama bash on the mourning ho sho....featuring du's favoriite...david gregory


Child Rapist Attacked By Guard (Guard found not guilty)

IRS cracks open 4,450 Swiss bank accounts

Does the First Amendment guarantee platforms for free speech?

The GOP Has Become a Party of Nihilists

Gun owner says police violating his rights

I was Sooooo touched by...

Pundits attacking government health insurance rely on gov't health insurance for their own families

Appreciate all, cater to none

Legal Schnauzer: Something Is Shaking In Birmingham U.S. Attorney's Office

Wouldn't it be GREAT to see Rachel Maddow take over the reins of MEET THE PRESS?

Warning! Images at link might cause brain damage.

Who the hell is Lt. Governor Betsy McCaughey?

Mexico decriminalizes small-scale drug possession

Bill Moyers rocks the health care boat again tonight:

Appeals Court: Government Can Require Gun Registration

Insurance company FAIL: NPR interview with Angela Braly, CEO of Wellpoint, this morning

Here is why the banks and other lenders don't want to negotiate

What would the Bush* Admin be doing if they were trying to pass MAJOR legislation affecting

Stimulus Spot Check: Summer Wave of Projects Nears Crest-"Gusher" of Stim Work Predicted

The "Universal Declaration of Human Rights" is part of the supreme law of the land in the U.S.

WHO predicts 'explosion' of swine flu cases

St. Louis transit took biggest hit

Down with crab cakes! Ban Whole Foods! Mark Morford

Great news for Indiana families concerning health care insurance:

Want a ear treat? Click on RIP at the top of the page.

Gang Of Six Looking For Scissors

Cut off your nose to spite your face (cartoon)

Has anyone watched "koyaanisqatsi"?

How much do you pay for health care insurance?

Have ya noticed...

Reid under pressure to rein in centrists

OK, who is going to be the one to punch Sara Palin?

2008 US Census shows sharp increase in poverty

Progress in Iran: access to heavy water reactor

A simple question for the American people?

Where did all the ugly go......

Looked at my last several 401K statements....

Tax Deductions for Pet-Care Expenses Proposed

Dr. Glenn Cohen is a racist rw POS. Please respond to these outrageous lies

American Liberty Alliance claims Reconciliation NOT POSSIBLE

Public Option should BE the Compromise Position

HEH! - Ex-Wives and Others Eagerly Await the UBS Tax-Cheater List

Caught in fraud, dirty coal group dumps one of its Astroturf contractors.

I got offered a credit card at Target today....

Pro-Reformers Protest Outside Blue Cross Blue Shield

Cancer survivor provides free health care for uninsured

Nazis (health care related)

If you get Donation 700, please post a WOO HOO!

Public Options… Like Your Local Library

Suspected 1954 Boulder slaying victim found alive

I have been on food stamps and weal fare too, did anyone help me? NO!

The latest chuckle from the union "beating" case in St. Louis

Chechen rebels say they blew up Russian dam

As vets await checks, VA workers get $24M bonuses (in 2007 and 2008)

Employer-Sponsored Insurance Premiums Rose 119% Over Past Decade

Astroturf group training "citizens" to run for office.

Astroturf group training "citizens" to run for office.

Idaho GOP Leader, Tea Party Organizer Arrested For Assault With A Deadly Weapon (a gun)

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, HAWAII!!! 50 years old today!

Judge Betty’s Revenge: Conservatives thought they’d sidelined the 9th Circuit’s lion of liberalism

Insurance companies are the problem

Quotas for Conservatives in Social Studies?

"Rage-Ex"- must watch Fiore Flashtoon!

Say what? Conservative group wants MSNBC to fire Contessa Brewer, Dylan Ratigan and Toure. . .

Say what? Conservative group wants MSNBC to fire Contessa Brewer, Dylan Ratigan and Toure. . .

Need a good come back to the following statement

Unemployment Rates Rise in 26 U.S. States; California's Hits Record 11.9%

San Francisco’s Public Option a Model for America’s Health Care Reform

Reagan's Star Wars initiative spawned handy tech gadgets

Horsey TOON nails the idiot at the Barney Frank town hall

GOP/MEDIA FUD is working...

In just 4 days $322,000 raised for the public option!

And You Thought The New Credit Card Law Would Help? HA !!.... LINK

Sign If You're Crazy

Raise your hands if you want to know who your anonymous DU donor is...

For those advocating that Democrats "go it alone," here's a peek at the mess that could be:

Glenn Beck Advertisers and Links to Write to Them....

Who Do We Want To Win The Afghan Election?........

LA Times corrects 'Jackass'-Keith Olbermann mix-up

Cruel Summer for WMATA, Metro Washington DC's public transit agency

Mercury-Tainted Fish Found Widely in US Streams

“If Stephen Hawking Lived in England”

The Rude Pundit: Tom Ridge Wants to Keep You Secure

Will Democrats lose seats in 2010?

Study: lost people really do walk in circles

What has changed at DU? The Greatest Page seems significantly longer than it ever was

Louisiana Dems file ethics complaint against Vitter

Afghanistan Bomb Blasts Kill Two U.K. Soldiers, One U.S.

the most dominant athlete in the history of sport.

It turns out I have a clunk....

Idaho GOP Leader Who Helped Spur Coup Arrested

Tom Ridge: WH added their own language to August '04 terror alert - praising Bush

Isn't the period to recommend a thread still 24 hours?

regarding the deathers: "Father, forgive them,...

What the hell happened to the notion of the benevolent robber baron?

Mr President, Progressives COMPROMISED!

Just so you know, I love Glenn Beck.......

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

Last night, while I was hunting through channels, I saw the strangest commercial on Faux.

New York Governor Pledges to End Practice of Shackling Pregnant Women

Oh and by the way..

US July existing home sales up 4th straight month

Oh My -Texas financier Stanford 'so broke' he can't afford a lawyer

"Regional co-ops" are NOT the answer, unless you want Balkanized health care

July 2009 hottest for oceans since past 130 years

Beware the fury of a patient man?

Vomit warning: Want to buy a customized Michael Vick Eagles jersey for your dog? NFL says okay

March for the Public Option - September 13th

RUSH: All Latinos Are Illegal Immigrants (WTF?)

RUSH: All Latinos Are Illegal Immigrants (WTF?)

Public option snowball is rolling, and they can't stop it! 250K+!!!

Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall

Ray McGovern: Blackwater's Unwritten Death Contract

White Supremacists promoting "Birther" conspiracy theories

Poll: birthers prefer Palin

Dear "Boss" Limbaugh,

BP and Shell warned to halt campaign against US climate change bill

C.I.A. Said to Use Outsiders [contractors] to Put Bombs on Drones

Olympia Snowe (R-ME) to Andrea Mitchell, just now on MSNBC........

Reagan's Star Wars initiative spawned handy tech gadgets

In 2012, Whan Sarah becomes POTUS, what will happen?

Hoyer not firm on public option

THANK YOU to Anonymous Donor for my Donor Star and Sticky Privilege!!!

Minneapolis pastor: Tornado was a warning to Lutherans on gay inclusion

Mexico Hit By Lowest Rainfall In 68 Years (really bad news)

Freepers in trouble - Right Wing Media wants their money (DER SPIEGEL)

Civil Liberties Groups Prepare Delicate Message on CIA Probe

When will we hear officially that all those Osama Bin Laden tapes

Caught in Fraud, Dirty Coal Group Dumps One of Its Astroturf Contractors

Bloggers: Take A $300,000 Victory Lap

It took 189 years before we had Medicare, a Single Payer Plan for Senior Citizens...

It took 189 years before we had Medicare, a Single Payer Plan for Senior Citizens...

You Stay Classy, "1-800-YES GIRL" (still running TV ads featuring murdered model Jasmine Fiore)

Minneapolis Pastor Blames Tornado on Teh Gayz

What about uninsured children? Or is there such a thing? I thought the GOP was pro-life.

What about uninsured children? Or is there such a thing? I thought the GOP was pro-life.

My father was a victim of and killed by an American for profit health care death panel.


Help me refute my conservative friend's claims?

Friday TOON Roundup 2- Repubs

College Republicans want you to tell them your health care horror story. Seriously.

Poll: Obama And Congressional Dems Dropping — Among Democrats

Cowboys' new stadium a reminder of how to waste energy

Fox Nation pissed at Mickey Death's website for scary black folks

Pilot pleaded to evacuate stranded passengers

Friday TOON Roundup part 1- Health Confusion

Friday TOON Roundup part 1- Health Confusion

Harvard: taxing job-based health benefits would hit working families hardest

Friday TOON Roundup 3-Bret Farve

Sex Offenders Getting Subsidized Housing

Hey When was the last terror alert?

Actual NBC headline today: 'Does Mother Nature Hate Democrats?'

I'm afraid Obama is going to blow his approval the exact same way GHWB blew his.

I think I just smacked Palin. Waiting for 699 to change to 700.

Are you pro-life, or pro-profit?

Anti-Gay Gangs Terrorize Iraq

Rep. Rick Boucher Opposes Public Option Because It Would Be Too "Popular"!

Afghan Election Body Denies Reports That Karzai Won Election

Cancer survivor nurse practitioner opens free clinic for uninsured

La Cite Electrique

Americans rush to declare offshore accounts

Fox Nation’s Racist Attack On McDonalds “Black” Web Site

Sarah Palin just got blammo'd in the donations bar at the top!

The solution to the health care crisis -- single-payer (or building a "way-back" machine)

Former New Mexico Secretary of State Indicted on 50 Counts

"Wee wee"

Jaw-dropping insanity. You must hear this to believe it.

Why Good Government Matters

Why Good Government Matters

Is Cofer Black another Ted Shackley?

VIDEO: French TV commentary on rediculous American health care debate

VIDEO: French TV commentary on rediculous American health care debate

Is it time for Senate Democrats to unleash the "Nuclear Option?"

Abdullah, Karzai Tied in Early Results

Bill Moyers topic tonight--those without healthcare coverage

Barney Frank's Nazi questioner is literally a cult member (and FOX approves)

How Many Right Wing Zealots Are There Anyway?

Ooh! We're close to punching Palin!

How did Canada develop its single payer health insurance system?

Olympia Snowe now saying public option has not been 'on the table'

Tin foil hat time: Death of a single-payer advocate.

Terry Gross interview with the late Don Hewitt

FiveThirtyEight: Are Progressives on Tilt?

Misguided Sticky-note sentiments:

Does anyone know the nature of the "small business" owned by Katy Abram and her husband?

Obama's 2008 health care plan with several (minor) changes

California prison system 'collapsing under its own weight,' Schwarzenegger says

Trailer: Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story'

Email to everyone talking about healthcare: 'Frontline: Sick around the world'

Obama would trade healthcare for second term

Rush, I'm sorry I called you fat in my previous post.

Just watched the ED show for the first time late last night/early this AM.

Help Debunkin Citizen's Line Item Veto of Health Reform

Mexico decriminalizes possession of small amounts of drugs

Rush Limbaugh is a failure. He is an enabler of the failures of Bush.

Mexico decriminalizes small-scale drug possession

Iraq officials urge change after bombs


An excerpt re: Health Care from Rep. Jim McDermott's response to my e-mail:

Anyone else think it's time for Barbara Starr to head to

We can win this with 51 votes and a public option ...... 77% of the people ...

So TDS kicks off thier vacation

Antidepressant Alternative for Pregnant Women: Shock Therapy

McAuliffe Comes Out Swinging: Without Public Option, Health Care A "Failure"

MDs who are part of the problem

Poor Wittle Karl

Glenn Beck's "Vacation" Actually A Suspension

Glenn Beck's "Vacation" Actually A Suspension

Stephen Colbert Interviews Dining Room Table

Tom Delay, Break A Leg...Literally

Sen. Kyl: Negotiations Difficult Because of 'Liberals,' Republicans Won't Support Current Bills

Obstruction at Justice-By Scott Horton: Tight Black Curtain Around CIA's Criminal Activities

Wanna Know Who Lobbies Politicians? Here's the Top Donors

Reconciliation a Trojan Horse for the Public Option?

OK male DUers back off for a bit let us females

Are You There, God? It's Me, Charlie

Got my first unemployment payment

NYT editorial: An unfit judge (re: Texas Judge Sharon Keller)

BANK....BUST....FRIDAY !!!!! The "More Fun in Hotlanta" edition

LVS: John Ensign signals affair still off-limits

Flashback:Ridge offered to take lie detector test to prove ‘politics played no part’ in threat level

To the kind person who gave me the star, you started something....

Financial Times: China’s dollar anxiety

Just 7 people are preventing health care reform. JUST SEVEN.

California unemployment hits post-World War II high -- 11.9%

Looking for clarification on the living wills/"death panel" issue...

BANK BUST FRIDAY UDPATE.......Bulldogs vs Crimson Tide

I saw the entire town-hall Barney Frank did Tuesday

My response to a Fundy cousin on my family's website...

Let them filibuster/It's time for a march on Washington

Health Care Reform: In Defense of the "Public Option"

Why are people so stupid - Hurricane Bill, Rip Currents and Heavy Waves


Why is it "uncool" to be an idealist?

I have only two things to say about the Rethugs' sudden desire for an 80-vote majority

Former Armey aide charged in Abramoff scandal

51 votes, 60 votes and Filibustering

Is our Interstate Highway System a "government-run" program?

"I was so shocked I nearly dropped the Bible I was using to help me masturbate into my gun."

A Crime of Opportunity

Records of GOP-sponsored credit card reveal lavish spending by Sansom

Explaining the public option to a friend. Please help me get the facts straight here

Fund-raiser for congressmen in favor of the public option reaches 1/3 million in 4 days

My union has thrown down the gaunlet on public option!

The swift boaters are at it again complaining that Obama is taking a vaction.

Another Useless Republican Meatsack: U.S. Rep. Virginia Foxx

Obama ought to mobilize National Guard / Reservist medical units to provide health care to the

DUers I nee a few recommends to get this in the right hand navigation

Conservative Logic

FNS, or Fox News Syndrome:

Really awful bumper sticker I saw today.

Budget Buster: Kent Conrad's Long Opposition To The Public Option

Just hitting wires. Betsy McCaughey just resigned as a director of Cantel Medical Corp.

Guaranty Bank in Texas closed by FDIC a few mins ago

"Sleeping on a pillow of solid rock"

(VIDEO) From Prop 8 to Full Equality in all 50 States - Netroots Nation Day 1

Le blond du jour

Le blond du jour

A "hero's" welcome?

Nate Silver: Are Progressives on Tilt?

Fundies: Too much federal aid raises college costs (Translation: Too much aid = too much education)

Braley Blasts Grassley on Health Bill Stance

Poll: Montana Dems pan Baucus on healthcare

Poll: Montana Dems pan Baucus on healthcare

Betsy McCaughey said she wants a full subsidy for households making under $50K a year ?!?!?

How the media made this summer's political insanity inevitable

"...the fringe crazy people on BOTH sides need to get out of the way..."

Why aren't there more non-profit businesses?

Rupert Murdoch’s Anti-Competitive Internet News Cartel

How Much Money Did The Insurance Companies Pay Willie Brown?

Huckabee ridiculed on Israel's IBA News

Do we need a Massive March For Public Option on Washingon, DC in October?

Couldn't help myself and went slumming to freeperville

Ever notice how its really hard to find actual information on the issues?

Arizona pastor's sermons call for execution of gays, Barney Frank and the President

All political conservatives over 65 should get off of Medicare NOW!

Publically funded insurance vs Publically funded health care - is there a difference?

GOP guns & booze fundraiser: BYO ammo

What are the insurance benefits for Congress?

After 3 Months, We're still homeless but we're NOT Defeated...

Again, Bill Moyers is way ahead of everyone on the health care issue: Tomorrow-"Critical Condition"

“If Stephen Hawking Lived in England” and Other Great Points the Left Doesn’t Want You to Know

“If Stephen Hawking Lived in England” and Other Great Points the Left Doesn’t Want You to Know

This Just In! Religious Right Leaders Admit Atheism!

My wife's accident story - and a corollary.

God Protecting Fla. At Crist's Request?

God Protecting Fla. At Crist's Request?

TLC is running this program on the female sheriffs of Broward

AP: Nation losing confidence in Obama; approval plummets all the way down to 57%

Tonight on Bill Moyers / PBS

CIA-Blackwater assassination contract points to larger connections

History Channel = The War and Gun Channel

Coming Soon - Cash For Clunkers: Home Appliance Edition

Fran Townsend says Ridge is lying about elevated threat levels pre-election

Chris Matthews, it's easy to criticize * and his government now.

Jon Stewart is absolutely eviscerating

How many DUers know what happened 5mos. before the Lockerbie tragedy?

Mom: My Daughter was Bullied into Anorexia

Mom: My Daughter was Bullied into Anorexia

Krugman says Obama took progressives' trust for granted..

It's Food Bank Friday + Kudos to Widespead Panic

What I Learned from the OFA Health Care Forum with Obama Today

South Florida wingnuts drowned out by music outside a town hall meeting

Who's the creepy looking guy on the Sticky that wants to take his chances on the Wall of Death?

McCaughey Resigns (Thank you Jon Stewart)

Out-of-network costs cripple many patients financially

Tom Ridge, you are still smegma in my book. Fuck your book. Fuck that other smegamtic, Powell, too.

When is a public option not a public option?

Want to Boycott Fox News Sponsors? Here's a List

The filibuster... Did folks take take the same history classes I did?

Website names biggest obstructionist Senators in the US

Texas to revise history textbooks: liberals out, Limbaugh and Gingrich in.

Senator Max Baucus of Montana received 349000 votes when he ran for re-election ...

The American Health Care Industry: "Dying to make a profit"

Time for the six month probationary period is up President Obama.

Glen Beck's upcoming last-minute vacation possibly a suspension???

Hmmmm Socialism....

Did you miss the Stewart interview with Betsy "Death Panels" McCaughey? Watch it!

Sears really needs to rethink their product lines:

Money as Debt

Tom DeLay pulls another one out of his ass

i bought a wolfgang puck convection oven with

Matt Taibbi: Health Care Rats Come Out of the Woodwork

Should Harry Reid be Replaced as Majority Leader of the Senate?

Charlie Crist: I Asked God To Keep Hurricanes Away From Florida

The Importance Of Tom Ridge's Confession On The Use of Terror Alerts for Political Reasons

fuck rush fuck rush fuck rush fuck rush fuck rush fuck rush...

I have only two things to say about the Rethugs' sudden desire for an 80-vote majority

Got my first unemployment payment

Juan Cole: Bush Admin. worse than our Nightmares

What religious event prevents someone from opening their hotel door room?

Rich NYC Mayor: Drug CEOs Don't Make Much Money

Girl Aged 17 Knifes 30 Men to Death (Brazil)

PAPER: Canadians visit U.S. to get care; Many go to Michigan hospitals... Hospitals in border citie

If Cindy Sheehan and her supporters had carried firearms outside Bush's ranch...

Check out the decline letter I got...what stands out to you?

Hey Rush, I hear you read DU.

If people are looking for a hook for government health care for all, call it "Medicare For All"

White House explains Obama 'Wee-weed up' comment

David Shuster: "..Isn't it terrorism to threaten people with terrorism.."

Do you have health needs that are unmet right now?

CNN Conservative filth Kyra Phillips WHINING about Mexico's new drug laws!

American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, convicted in FBI agent deaths, denied parole

Holy Shit! I guess I really just didn't get it until now.

An Ode To Excrement In Broadcasting

I witnessed a horrible accident today

Dog and Cat Save Men from Fire; Cats Dial 911, Prevent Child Rape

I think Scotland did an acceptable thing. You may now come and kick my ass.

Stop hey what's that sound?

On Sixty Democratic Votes In The Senate, Ladies And Gentlemen

It's OK to blow up a plane with over 250 people onboard.

AZ Assault Rifle-Wielding Man And Gun-Toter In NH Belong To Same Right-Wing Group

Birthers want to see Obama's dick

You look like you could use a good laugh. Sit back and watch this. It'll cheer you right up.

i'm disappointed with Obama

victims of Pan Am 103

LAT editorial | Gun-rights advocates should speak out against protesters displaying firearms...

Attorney General Holder must decide whether or not to appoint a special prosecutor to charge the CIA


So a reporter from time went on the News Machine

O'Reilly Takes On Jon Stewart

Government run health INSURANCE...

So why is the "CARS" or Cash for Clunkers program coming to an end Monday?

NE DU'ers - Ben Nelson announces more town hall meetings in Kearney, Norfolk, NP, S. Sioux City

Waxman: GOP making 'serious mistake' to think health bill stance will bring 2010 wins

OMG!!! Rep. Michelle Bachmann, R-Looneybin, came out in favor of choice!?!?

Wait ------- Rahm is gay?

Ex-Wives and Others Eagerly Await the UBS Tax-Cheater List

Eliminating the private insurance industry would save $400 billion annually in administrative costs

I sometimes wonder about people with "teh stupid".

As vets await checks, VA workers get $24M bonuses

March For Health Care is September 13 - Please Read!

The Daily Show - Betsy McCaughey Extended Interview

Schools Fight Families Over Autism Service Dogs - story with pics

Joe Scarborough Is Shocked, Yet Awed by Single-Payer Logic

There's no such thing as ten dimensional chess, and our president is not a vulcan.

New insight of Hitler's persona (DER SPIEGEL)

I finally got to see SICKO in its entirety!!! If you have not seen it must!!!!

All this amazing stuff is coming out into the light now.

Cancer survivor provides free health care for uninsured (CNN)

I think one of the side effects of smoking weed is that it makes one think that weed is ...

NY Times-Anti-Virus founder John McAfee lost at least 94% of wealth in financial crisis/recession

NY Times-Anti-Virus founder John McAfee lost at least 94% of wealth in financial crisis/recession

Surprise! Max Baucus supports extending Medicare to 55-64 year olds

Organic Consumers Association ALERT: USDA Says Biotech (GE) Is Compatible with Organic

How Marijuana Kills

A fellow dem needs some prayers or good thoughts

AmeriCARE or SecureCARE ~ We Need a 1,2,3 Name

Remember how we're supposed to be patient

Response from Whole Foods, RE: Me opting out of their email list and not shopping there anymore.

By nearly any measure, this country has serious problems.

Should the anonymity of cyberbullies be protected?

Do Guns at Political Events Disturb You? Then Consider Skipping Arizona for Now.

Whale Wars helicopter pilot tells about the Japanese Harpooning the Minke Whale

Verizon drops Glenn Beck

The Power of the Word Medicare -

The Power of the Word Medicare -

NRA opposes legislation to crack down on puppy mills

Full page ad in my local newspaper blames Democrats and their "socialism" for bad economy

Blackwater managed CIA Predator drone assassination program

The Tide Is Turning

You know those colorful rubber bracelets that support various causes?

I am sorry, but I MUST watch a Fox channel tonight -

Finally My Cell Phone Will be Back On Next Week!!

Well I found my wallet...

Its A Fukin Beautiful Day

If you could be a Babylon 5 alien, which species would you choose?

Right about now would be a good time to be chilling in Amstersdam

Is Facebook down again? I'm on withdrawals. Can't log in ....

If aliens from another world come here, should they get health care?

My dad is home he is doing well. Thanks to all those who responded

We need one more person for the annual DU Fantasy Football League

Somebody just bought 5 stickies to call out John Stossel!

I just tried donating to DU but paypal rejected my card...

Can you watch this entire video without laughing?

How about a jizz thread.

Special Cat Helps Alzheimer Patients Recapture Memories

Nice nighthawk!

may i just say forgive me for what I may post

That smell... smells like someone sticking razors up my nose. What is that?

What to feel REALLY old?: The Beloit College Mindset List for the Class of 2013

Intersting site: MRE and C-Ration cookbooks

Mustang turn signals

Gamers! Check in for a smile:

Same woman. Both songs were spot on.

The new Peter Jackson flick District 9

Does anyone else think John Stossel is a douche bag.

James Cameron's "Avatar" Trailer...Holy Shit!

Today is my daughter's sister's birthday.

Vote for me for President of Earth

I'm looking at the "9/11 was an inside job" donation sticky...

i don't know wtf i just cleaned off my car, but it was nasty

If you don't "snitch", don't blame anyone if something bad happens to you.

REAL "Fantasy" Football

'Ale to the Chief' -- Martha's Vinyard rebrands for Obama vacation

Anyone here like Hippie Bluegrass?

Have you clicked on the link inside the locked thread? --

How about a jazz thread.

Has anyone else seen "Julie and Julia?"

Please stop putting up stickies about tickling your pet monkey with a feather.

Could more people please express their religion via DU stickies...

Perfect breasts.

If you could be any Sesame Street alien, which species would you choose?

Hooray for pissing on the slave flag. But that's going to upset even some DU-ers.

SPOILERS: Anyone watch Project Runway tonight? Either the All Stars or the

Whoever put that stickie of Obama Praying on the Stickie board better not be trying to convert me

If anyone starts to tell you about 'District 9' ask them to stop immediately

At least it's a dry heat

Michelle Obama's shorts: What is all the fuss about?

Would you prefer to be thought of as naturally talented

I hate William Howard Taft.

I hate William Henry Harrison.

I hate Warren G. Harding.

I hate George W. Bush.

I'm going to make a fortune at the next GOP moron protest.

I just saw the animated Star Wars - Clone Wars thing. I didn't really like it.

My little pet monkey is trying to convert me by covering me with religious stickies.

When Is the last time you went to a movie theater?

I just stumbled across the MOTHERLODE of "Horror, sci-fi, exploitation, cult, B-movie posters..."

Who is our generation's Hubert Humphrey?

AUUUGHHHHH my dog has fleas

Do you hate? If so, why?

"And just then, God showed up."

Bread and Air Supply post, Just for LynneSin


I'm so tired. I haven't slept a wink. I'm so tired. My mind is on the blink. nt

Just ate a bunch of split-pea soup. What can I expect in the next 12 hours?

Is anyone else watching Jon Stewart dominate the death panels lady?

I hate Maggie Thatcher

Smooch With Surgical Masks to Curb Swine Flu

i'd like to see someone create

My Itunes podcasts don't automatically sync consistently

Your opinion, please, on a bumper sticker I saw

Its KFC Time For Lunch

I can read that sticky, does that mean I'm Lynnesin and don't know it?

I just donated - hopefully it is the 700th one!!

I made kim bap last night! Damn was it good.

Will my HD channels still look HD if I run them through my 5 year old TIVO?


Who is this guy?

Old School Schlitz TV ads.

I hate Grover Cleveland.

Hope of the States - Black Dollar Bills


I'll be at Fort Bragg, NC in summer 2010. Who would want to have a drink with me?

How prevalent is voodoo in the southeastern U.S.?

If termites ever evolve to eat steel, we're all screwn!

That article about Facebook types


Photo from Ann Arbor, MI: "Quad Burger" (4 patties, cheese, grilled onions, egg, mushrooms)

Anyone else think that three buck (up)Chuck is garbage?

Guiteau hates Garfield

What's for dinner tonight?

Hands up, who likes me?

I'm writing a science fiction novel.....

Is it a crime to scream in holy terror if Orrex answers the door in the nude

Is it a crime to scream in holy terror if Orrex answers the door in the nude

I dont know about you, butt I am not going over to Orrex's House

I will buy TWO stickies for the first person that can answer these 10 questions

Am I hearing correctly?

So the national guard left a box of grenades outside our door

Pork Chops

Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock Question - was there more than one lead guitarist?

If you're gonna have gasms over ARickman

The DU Lounge All Play No Pay Jukebox is online! Post whatever music is striking your fancy!

I am known as 'the Doctor'

Its Almost Time 5-6 More Days Until A New Beginning

CONFESS! Who put up the stickies about me AND my husband?

Saw a great bumper sticker on the way to work this morning.

The Zombie Bite Calculator- How long would you last after they bit you

so my local radio station is having a drawing..

garth and kiss..been a while since I posted this

WOW!!! Palin squashed real nice! What a great BLAMMO!!!!


When taking notes by hand do you (usually) print or write in cursive

The latest stickilie!!

Saw this cartoon and thought of the Lounge

Since teh Loungers are experts at resolving conundrums...

Paying it forward.

I'm having a childhood memory of Chicken ala King, and

Yee haw! It's our 47th annuversary

It's only 7:30 on the east coast...

Paint question.

History Channel tonight is GOOD!

Anyone heard the group Fever Ray?

A stray cat has adpoted me(us)

When watching your favorite tv series, do you sometimes mentally write yourself into the stories?

I have a bunch of Rolling Stone magazines from the early 80s. What should I do with them?

I will give THREE! Stickies to the first person that can answer these 10 questions correctly

50 Years of 50 States: Happy Birthday Hawaii!

Would you keep all pornography

APoD for August 20th - they turned the telescope down for once

ok im in the final nine

DUers who lived through the 60s: A question for you

graywarrior - i put snape on the big board

my boss is an idiot

Yes, I still enjoy the wedding entrance dance. It make me tear up.

What sector are you?

Naked penguin gets outfitted with wetsuit

I hate Garfield.

15 hawks flying circles above our neighborhood

`Richard Brautigan Appreciation thread!

Are there any avatar makers out there?

Verizon Fios vs. Direct TV?

Favorite misheard song lyric that's also the song's title?

Google your name and post your picture!

Google your name and post your picture!

Paypal experience?

The Last American Virgin is such a sad movie.

My Mom is Living in a House That is Making Her Sick

DU New York Meetup 23-25Octobra Thomcat and I are Organizing it

Celine Dion

Is it time for a picture thread?

More original art

"Jennifer Aniston Feels Screwed Over by Bradley Cooper"...and a nation weeps.

If you could be an illegal alien, which nationality would you choose?

post some fun, safe-for-work, non-video web sites

Rove Op-Ed Reveals He Had Inside Information About Probe

Video appears in paper magazines

"Fox's Glenn Beck says he believes Obama is racist"

Usain Bolt obliterates his own record..again

Court Rejects Governor's Appointment

Afghan rivals claim poll victory

(Bermuda based) Accenture laying off some 336 executives

Detainees Shown CIA Officers' Photos

Swiss pair indicted [by US Justice Department] in tax probe

Americans rush to declare offshore accounts

US rejects wiretapping challenge

Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall

Major storms hit Canada province

Pace of U.S. existing home sales fastest in 2 years

U.S. Indicts Two in Switzerland on Tax Charges

Girl Aged 17 Knifes 30 Men to Death (Brazil)

As vets await checks, VA workers get $24M bonuses

Kids Roll Up Their Sleeves for H1N1 Clinical Trials

In hot water: World sets ocean temperature record

Home sales soar 7.2 percent in July

AP INVESTIGATION: SC gov didn't disclose flights

Caught in Fraud, Dirty Coal Group Dumps One of Its Astroturf Contractors

Caught in Fraud, Dirty Coal Group Dumps One of Its Astroturf Contractors

Obama: GOP conspiracy out to kill health reform

Suit Filed Over Mass Arrest at DNC

Obama would trade healthcare for second term

Aspen zoning allows pot dispensaries

Records of GOP-sponsored credit card reveal lavish spending by Sansom

Former Aide to Dick Armey Charged With Corruption, Linked to Abramoff

Bank Failure Tally Climbs To 78

Euro area economy stabilized in August

All Overseas Bank Accounts More Vulnerable to IRS Scrutiny

California unemployment rate climbs to 11.9 pct

Stocks jump as Bernanke says economy near recovery

States With Most Uninsured Most Likely To Believe Euthanasia, Gov't Takeover Myths

Protests planned for Hawaii's 50th anniversary

Over 90 Experts Call on Human Rights Watch to Speak Out on Honduras Abuses

George W. Bush vets dismiss Tom Ridge claims

Lockerbie bomber release stirs diplomatic dispute

Obama fires back at political critics

Hoyer: Public option may have to go

Olympia Snowe reverses herself on co ops & admits public option not on the table

Mexico Legalizes Drug Possession

Toyota to ramp up North American capacity

Shelby says: defeating Obama on healthcare in GOP's political interest

CA: Plan to free state prison inmates moves ahead

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday August 21

S.D. doctors must disclose abortion ends life, judge rules

Idaho GOP leader (Tea-Party Organizer) who helped spur coup arrested (assault with a deadly weapon)

AP sources: $2 trillion higher deficit projected

For companies, mountains of cash show high anxiety

Obama in good standing as Ramadan begins

Ohio jobless rate nudges up to 11.2%

History's first draft: Newt Gingrich but no liberals

Iran lifts ban on nuclear inspectors

Stocks Hit New Highs (for 2009) After Home Sales

Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

Obama: Afghan Election 'Successful'

As vets await checks, VA workers get $24M bonuses

Soldier, 59, is oldest U.S. service member to die in Afghanistan

Gun toter at Obama rally says he didn't seek spotlight

Calley, Army lieutenant during Vietnam, apologizes for My Lai Massacre

4 soldiers charged with maltreatment of subordinates in Iraq

Schools fight families over autism service dogs

Brazil president urges Obama to explain Colombian bases plan to South Americans

Death Panel Myth Creator Betsy Mccaughey Resigns

'We know Semenya is a girl'

Freed Lockerbie bomber returns to cheering crowds in Libya, outraging victims' relatives

ELCA votes to allow gay pastors

American Indian activist Leonard Peltier, convicted in FBI agent deaths, denied parole

Senator (Rockefeller) seeks data on health insurer profits

Nadler: Obama Violating Law By Not Investigating Bush

Someone in the 35-45 age bracket, please sue Medicare....

Hoyer contradicts Pelosi...says public option may have to go.

Does ANYONE think a public option could ever be added if it's not in THIS year's bill?

Gibbs: Obama is comfortable being a one term President

Arizona pastor's sermons call for execution of gays, Barney Frank and the President

If you haven't read "Bait and Switch: How The "Public Option” Was Sold," you need to right here

Which Obama do you prefer?

Updated: Where Congress Stands (on the public option)

It's past time for Oprah to step up

All this talk about the President's poll numbers. How is the Party of No doing?

I really tire of people saying they're not going to support Obama if they don't get their way.

Jon Voight asks, "Is President Obama creating a civil war?"

What do you think Obama would do if was confronted by someone like this at one of his town meetings?

Health Care Act, a republican filibuster, and 60 votes... No one goes under the bus!

DASCHLE: Reconciliation process may be the only way

D.C. delegate calls for ban on guns near Obama

How about this for an idea, just an idea.

The fear of "public option" would disappear if they gave it a friggin name - SecureCare for example

I'm going to be on Fox tomorrow at 11:30am on the show Cashin In

Travel Book Guru Boycotts Arizona over Gun-toting Protestor

Palin Tries New Dishonest Angle Via Facebook Again

PHOTOS Does anyone know what the rest of this banner said?

Ronald Reagan's Gallup Approval Sunk To 35%, Unemployment Over 10%, Yet He Is Idolized By GOP?

In August, Obama encouraged vigorous debate on health care reform, and the public option won

Just because I love you guys....My MUM became a Citizen Today. Citizenship and the Presidency.

I can't wrap my head around the idea that we have to work with Republicans

Steele To Obama: ‘You’ve Got The Votes, Mr. President. Pass The Bill!’

If the President wants to get health care passed he must . . .

Barney Frank @ Dartmouth, MA - Town Hall [FULL VIDEO - CSPAN]

Ben Nelson: America 'traumatized' by health-care debate, "misinformation", agnostic on public option

I gagged my way through Beck on Wednesday. I've listed the advertisers for that night:

I'm freakin' the hell out! How is Pres. Obama going to win re-election...

Did you know that Max Baucus' own health care plan included a public option modeled on Medicare?

60 votes...

Try Things The LBJ Way?

Independent Women's Forum: Lying

Obama in good standing as Ramadan begins

Public Option Question: If People Always Pick The Cheapest Option, Why Do Lot Of Folks Choose PPOs?

Gallup watch

Mad As Hell Doctors!

The Obama Recovery - Existing Home Sales in U.S. Jump to Two-Year High

The Stickiness of Craziness

thanks to President O for standing up for a govt health plan before his vacation

Global recession to a tango beat

Obama’s Trust Problem - by Paul Krugman.

Aggregate poll results tell the story behind Obama's declining approval

Christopher Broughton--Gun toter at Obama rally says he didn't seek spotlight

Eugene Robinson- "A Little More Heat, Please"

What was the average annual growth rate of the S&P 500 Under George Bush? - 5.92 Percent?

Snowe: Senate Finance Committee Bill Won't Have Public Option (updated)

Help Me Get My Shit Together DU

Fidel Castro slams U.S. for battle over healthcare

Can we have a serious discussion?: Why is President Obama's approval rating dropping noticeably?

I think this needs to be more widely disseminated

New AIG head to get at least $7 million annually

Krugman: "it’s possible to have universal coverage without a public option "

CNN - State Unemployment Shows Improvement

Sestak and Toomey Twitter Their Way to a Debate

Nate Silver: Are Progressives on Tilt?

Conservative Groups attack Obama's Vacation in TV Ad

Joe Conason: Now More Than Ever, Bipartisanship is for Suckers

Hypothetical question regarding the safety of POTUS

Obama has spoken about NASCAR, LeBron James, and Kelly Clarkson...not a peep about USURY

Honestly, I think we should just trust our president in every decision he makes...

Obama And The Public Option - Setting The Record Straight

Developing—Obama hits record low in Zogby Interactive—45% approve

My response to Roger Ebert re: health-care reform

Washington Post: 52% support public option; 46% oppose it (new poll)

X-post Need help explaining the public option to a friend. Fact checkers wanted.

**Heads Up - POTUS to Speak on Elections in Afghanistan**

Berkley eyes Ensign's travails and his Senate seat

NPR - Whole Foods CEO "On Vacation" After WSJ Editorial Opposing Healthcare Reform

Eugene Robinson: Missing: Democrats’ Passion

A fine example of the Military/Media/Government complex in this country...

go to bed, calvin

Where is our "HAMMER"?

Friday discussion: How would President Hillary have done things differently?

We have to keep Obama's back.

Obama meets with N.C. volunteers

Why did the administration hush talk about Limbaugh's leadership of the republicans?

While the stinking media is calling for doom and gloom on the health care hears a reliable poll

Brown says she needs millions for Senate run

OOOH! This Sunday on "Meet the Press" Joe Scarborough...

Victim says burglars stole evidence of illegal contributions to Rep. Vern Buchanan's campaign

A belated happy birthday to former President Bill Clinton!!!!!

Jon Stewart Just destroyed that lady who came up with Death Panels.. but U know what.....

Early test: If Ken Burch is still here in 2012, will you still be reading his posts?

BBC News - "Afghan poll hailed as a 'success'"

Politifact says it is false that 76% support the public option. But their analysis stinks

GOP 2010 Platform - "Americans Have Every Right To Be Scared" - Yup, Mindless Hysteria Is A Winner!

President Obama's Grandmother Powers Home With Solar Energy

I'm sick of the US Senate. All of them. A bunch of f'ing prima donnas. Screw every one of them.

Gardner struggles with Obama citizenship question

Paul trying to raise $1 million on Thursday

NC-08: McCrory Won't Challenge Kissell

Very funny site comparing Obama to Hitler.

Help with a local poll

10 reasons to support health care reform

Dear Senator Onorato (Community Group Targets Anti-Equality State Senator)

"I Was Harmed By 'Ex-Gay' Therapy"

Hitler's 787 delayed

Republican failing at math again

Harry Jackson weighs in on health care reform -- it's 'reverse classist'

Rachel Maddow: Basketball Analogy of Ridiculous Rethug Vote Bar-Raising

Under Pressure

Lawrence Wilkerson On Tom Ridge Terror Alert Admission

The Truth about Puppy Mills

NRA opposes legislation to crack down on puppy mills

The Next Ted Haggard?

Thank You Nancy Pelosi For Being A True Patriot

Demonstrations at Health Care Reform Town Hall Meeting

Chris Hayes - The Healthcare Debate Is Like Crossing Mountains - Neetroots Nation Day 2

10 Most Racist Moments In TV

Gov Run Health Care Is Fox News Myth?

Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story' Trailer

maxkeiser, ON THE EDGE; 'America's false health care debate'

President Obama On Conservative Michael Smerconish's Radio Show - 08/20/09

Gibbs: Obama Willing To Be One-Term Prez Over Health Care?

THE REAL DEATH PANELS: Insurance Companies That Deny Care

Texas Citizens Denied Entry to "Energy Citizen" Astroturf Rally in Houston

TYT: Matt Taibbi talks w/ Sam Seder on the watered-down, compromised public option

Health Care Reform Advocates Stand up to Wingnut Protesters - Merrick, Long Island - August 3, 2009

Light Up The World

Exclusive - John Stewart &Betsy McCaughey *Death Panel* Rumor starter


President Obama Gives Ramadan Message

World's Oceans Warmest on Record


TYT w/ Sam Seder: Does New Healthcare Poll Show The MSM Has Failed?

TYT: Conservative Caller - Why Should I Pay For Someones' Health?

TRAILER: Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story'

A Message To Republicans On Health Care (VERY powerful)

TYT: Protestor Against Healthcare Plan But On Medicare

President Obama on health care reform, 'We're going to get this done one way or another.'

Universal Healthcare, Slavery, and Knowing Your Enemy

Seeds: Nature's Microchips

'Do the Right Thing': Still a Racial Rorschach at 20 (The Nation)

Joe Conason: Now more than ever, bipartisanship is for suckers

Health Care Reform: Sick and Wrong by Matt Taibbi

Introducing Micheletti, Man of God

Color-Coded Con Job?

Florida Seniors Fear Obama Will Ration 'Early Bird Specials'

Rush Limbaugh's Melt Down Diet, Part II

Insurance Giant AIG CEO Thumbs His Nose At Public

Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall

American Justice is At Risk. What Are You Doing About it?

Obama to Rebrand The Public Option as the 'Option Offense'

Guns That Talk; Are we launching a new civil war?

Tom Ridge Shocker: 'If I Didn't Approve CODE RED, They'd Make Me Wear PINK PANTIES '

Ray McGovern: Unwritten Death Contract Awarded to Blackwater

Who Are These Democrats?

BLAME RAHM, BECAUSE Obama's Enforcer: Not Really Tough Enough

Media blackout puts Afghan poll in doubt

Lockerbie: Will the truth ever come out?

Ex-Wives and Others Eagerly Await the UBS Tax-Cheater List

Whites, Blacks, Obama, And Obsession

David Sirota: Freedom from fear

Resentment in the heart of the Family (NZ Herald on The Family, Birthers & US Healthcare)

Republicans Really Love Their Guns!

Great cartoon about the smackdown Barney Frank dealt

New Rule: No Shame in Being the Sorry Party

Friday Talking Points (90) -- Obama To Switch Parties

The REAL Foundation of the Second Amendment: "Resistance Efforts," Guns and the Constitution

The Science of THC Medicine!

Michael Collins: Screwing the Self Employed Out of Health Insurance

Nothing new in political rhetoric from conservatives: Political Cartoons from 1939 and 1940

Good Article By John Perkins on US role in Honduran Coup

How the Democrats sold out health care reform

How Pharma Giants Are Getting Rich By Calling Our Life Problems 'Medical Disorders'

Let’s See Who Else Owes Howard Dean an Apology Today

The Weekend Economists" "Fire and Brimstone" Weekend August 21-23, 2009

Krugman: Obama an "Appeaser", Easily "Rolled" by Far Right

Al-Megrahi’s release ‘would free BP’ to join the rush for Libya’s oil

Seattle votes down fee on plastic, paper bags

Unscientific America: How Scientific Illiteracy Threatens our Future

Kenyan farmers, hit by drought, relocate to slums

Drumbeat: August 21, 2009

Lead Sickens 1,300 Children in China

India To Tackle Drought Shortages With Increased Food Imports - Finance Minister Says - AFP

Dept. Of Commerce Blocks Expansion Of Alaskan & Arctic Fisheries Pending Science Input - ENS

In Nile Delta, Sea Encroaching At Up To 100 Meters/Year - Salt, Pollution Hammering Land & Farmers

Scripps Scientists Find New Deep-Sea Species - Worms That Lob Their Own Bioluminescent Body Parts

Using solar heat to power air conditioning

Changes In Net Ocean Heat Flows In Past 50 Years Correlate Well With Abrupt Climate Shifts Of Past

Oil price touches high for 2009

World Leaders Must Not Get Bogged Down In Precise Percentages, Says Tony Blair On Copenhagen Treaty

Watching Myths Unwind - How East German Intelligensia Illustrate The Power Of Self-Delusion

"5 ways evironmental friendliness is messing up the planet?" Is any of this true?

Solar cell phones take off in developing nations (CNN)

Estimated 300 - 500 Humboldt Squid Beach On Vancouver Island, B.C. - Once Seldom Seen N. Of CA

So, who's the lame?

Fish do stink.

Usain Bolt obliterates his own record..again

This * Day in Baseball History © - 1999

Gloat-Free™ Baseball Scores (Thursday August 20)

Cubs, Wrigley Field sold to billionaire Ricketts

Billy Wagner claimed by unknown team?

Fenway Park to host college hockey doubleheader

Did anyone see the latest stickily?

Ladies & Gentlemen. Your Iowa State Fair Champions! (Pics)

N.L. wild card race could be decided in the next two weeks

WTF! Ocho Cinco kicks the extra point that help the Bungles beat the Cheatriots!

Who's excited about the first game at the new Cowboys Stadium tonight?

Does anyone find the 89&90 Pistons much more annoying the Michael Jordons' Bulls?

There is no God! The office next to mine is going to be filled with a Vikings fan!

Join a Quixote Center Delegation of Solidarity, Accompaniment, and Observation to Honduras

The liberal majority and small businesspeople are against the coup regime

REBELION: James Petras on Understaning the Coup in Honduras

Colombia to continue supplying electric power and gas to Venezuela

Under De Facto Regime, Frente Nacional Will Boycott Elections and Anti-Coup Candidates Will Withdraw

Brazil president urges Obama to explain Colombian bases plan to South Americans

Magbana has too many new stories to post. Just go to her site.

Over 90 Experts Call on Human Rights Watch to Speak Out on Honduras Abuses

Excellent John Perkin's article on Honduras posted by Joanne98:

Influential Puerto Rican Activist Group the Young Lords Marks 40th Anniversary

Venezuela Retail Sales Will Grow over the Next Four Years

Obama's deafening silence on Honduras

Another legal battle.

Holy F-ing main stream media scumbags

Norton Calls on Homeland Security Officials to Restrict Gun Carrying Outside Public Events

"Some" CCW holders are .....criminals

Gun owner says police violating his rights

Neighbor shoots alleged burglar leaving Kingsport home, police investigating

Barry Rubin: The blood libel that won't die

The first congressional junket to Israel

Packing Iron Before the Cameras

Gaza mothers, newborns affected by Israeli blockade (IRIN)

'Queers against Israel' - are gays blinded by hypocrisy?

You can shoot em in the back!

Sweden summons Israel envoy for talks over IDF organ harvesting article

Boycott Israel - Los Angeles Times

Utterly ridiculous: 20 MM Rifle w/3 round magazine...

Today in Labor History Aug 21 Slave revolt led by Nat Turner begins in Southampton County, Va. 1831

AFL-CIO President Visits Dirty Car Wash

Fate of Toyota's Only Unionized Plant Hangs in the Balance

Beetle Assemblers Walk-Off the Job in Mexico

Idlewild Approach

Korean peppers

Vendor fights back against attackers

BBC: A step closer to 'synthetic life'

Face to face with the 5,000-year-old 'first Scot'

Controlling Red Imported Fire Ants Two Ways

An explanation for dark energy

Trail of Discovery at Fra Mauro

The search for plutonium-244 in Greenland's rocks, earth's atmosphere, the Hadean signature.

Killer Asteroids May Escape NASA's Notice

Huge Cave Complex May Lie Beneath Giza Pyramids

Bank Failures in the United States

Pressured by Bank Failures, F.D.I.C. Wants to Bolster Fund

Pressured by Bank Failures, F.D.I.C. Wants to Bolster Fund

AIG to pay back it's 180 billion to gov't--really?

Anyone know how many $$$$$ are at stake here?

CPB $3 Million Grant To Go Toward Crossplatform Programming About Economic Crisis

I hope it is a good sign that this idiot Pastor's proclomation is buried & was not the top story

Two teens charged with gay boy beating

Two teens charged with gay boy beating

This is Oz - Tolerance campaign

Does anyone know the name of this movie?

X-rays Expose N.C. Wyeth Painting Hidden Under Another

Rise of the Super-Rich Hits a Sobering Wall

Unbelievable, but not surprising

Withers: Anti-gay marriage foes don’t take the challenge

Rapist used 'gay' front to lull victims

Please forgive a dumb question . . .

Lady in this video so tuff she could kick Rahmbo's ass

Reality Check website says Congress has not taken a vote to exempt themselves from reform

Uninsured Americans aged 50-64

Most Americans expect higher taxes

Homeopathy not a cure, says World Health Organization (obvious to educated people)

Why are physicians telling some women they are at a higher risk for HPV?

Gov't can't run Cash for Clunkers - and you want to trust them with your health care?

Van Hollen says he won't defend state's domestic partnerships

Update on Rick (ricochetastroman) on Thursday, August 20th

Interesting post in Editorials..not really spiritual, but

New Moon August 20, 2009


Ok, I don't get it.

OOo! "Huge Cave Complex May Lie Beneath Giza Pyramids" !!

BAD THINGS happening here in CT. today........

I'm so GLAD to be back among the Liviving - RicochetAstrroman

LOL given the religion discussions here on DU this light hearted photo should crack you up

"The Dude Abides" Free Book Contest

Yet Another Priest Pedophile - How Many Does It Take?

This recipe needs a little love - maybe.l

Tartar Sauce and Cocktail Sauce Recipes

I'm looking at the "9/11 was an inside job" donation sticky...

I'm looking at the "9/11 was an inside job" donation sticky...

Eight years

Omagh (Northern Ireland), Lockerbie, 9/11, 7/7 . . . no one in prison for these crimes.

I visited with Bill White today

Texas to revise history textbooks: liberals out, Limbaugh and Gingrich in.

For those in the Houston area this is an invitation to Drinking Liberally Houston:


Torture and 9/11

Former Sec. of DHS Tom Ridge admits Bush admin raised terror alerts for political reasons

A Millennium of Paranoia

So when and where is the next Austin meetup?

9/11: Science and Conspiracy - National Geographic

How FINE is Jeff on Big Brother?

Shhh ... Obama mum on what's in 'book of secrets'

Want to see crazy 'Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage'

Here's a link to the original short film District 9 was based on.

Reality show contestant charged in model's slaying

Donny Dirk's Zombie Den

Link to James Cameron's new Avatar movie trailer - Looks pretty good!

Plenty of cool pics from the upcoming Wolfman movie.