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Archives: August 8, 2009

How the other side lives LOL

How the other side lives LOL

Corporations: Sentient Robots?

Suit Seeks Right to Pack Heat in Public.

FBI Investigates Danziger Bridge (Katrina deaths) and other NOLA PD alleged civil rights violations

FBI Investigates Danziger Bridge (Katrina deaths) and other NOLA PD alleged civil rights violations

Looks like Freedom Works decided Freeperland needed some love. The Freepathon just jumped up 30% in


What are we actually going to do? What can we do to.

Question, Where are all the health care demonstrations and

Quote of the day -

From a fark thread on healthcare ...

FAIR ACTION ALERT: Did GE Stifle Keith Olbermann? Fox and MSNBC's Gentlemen's Agreement

So thats why everyone over 30 was killed on Logans Run. They had a single payer....

Sorry if this is in the wrong area....RE: Organization For America

Dimocrats! Stop stereotypicalizing hickerbillies!

Senator Sanders Unfiltered (video)

"Keep your government hands off my Medicare!"

If the Town Hall meetings were scaled down a bit,

Another illiterate freeper pic for the moran files

'Bum fixes the economy

World Health Org. Health care ratings

On this Day

Repost: If You Think...

No duh moment - Bad Crowd: Why Juvenile Detention Makes Teens Worse

University of Toronto archaeologists find cache of cuneiform tablets in 2,700-year old Turkish templ

If Obama has actually managed to turn the economy around

My friend just told me she's been fatigued and her left toes/hands went numb a few days ago

What would happen if an anchor, broadcaster or TV personality ...

Glenn Beck has gone Lord-of-the-Flies

BBC: Polish woman fined for gay abuse

Obama: Healthcare critics make outlandish claims

Rachel Maddow on "Obama Death Camps" for Seniors & Disabled Debunked! Pass this on!!

Think carefully--how many riots or revolutions have been waged by old, fat middle-class white folks?

Fox News Offers Viewers Dem’s Town Hall Schedules But Not GOP’s

US Army finds Iraq electrocution death accidental

i would think 'feeling naked' after losing twitter for the day

CNN: Kenyan offers livestock dowry for Chelsea Clinton

Hamid Karzai Set to Ink Secret Deal to Stay in Power(With Help Form Holbrooke)

Hamid Karzai Set to Ink Secret Deal to Stay in Power(With Help Form Holbrooke)

The Heart of a Hero Beats On

AP: Texas man convicted of rape freed after DNA tests

UK in Afghanistan “For 40 years” Says General

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee

There are groups out there encouraging sedition, aided by a complicit media

Pakistan Taliban Denies Leader Dead

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

Health Care Opponent Calls for Town Hall Violence via Twitter

I go to city council meetings now and then, if someone repeatedly yells,

Go vote.

Repubs, Be careful what you wish for...

U.S. and Britain again target Afghan poppies

The President Needs An Hour In Primetime

A quote to brighten up your morning - and timely too.

Palin is on Comcast's homepage

did you see this on Rachel Maddow last night?

National Guard not advertising for political-dissent internment camps

The real terrorists

Single payer as moral public policy

When it comes to politics, I think there are essentially four types of people:

Is "King of The Hill" conservative propaganda?

The RW's thinly coded call for assassination. Call it what it is, TERRORISM

Ancient burial ground gets national designation

OpenLeft: Still A Zero Sum, Two-Party Game

Why Does Political Correctness Only Apply To Dems, Liberals Or Progressives?....

Did anyone see the Julia Childs movie tonight? It looks good, and Charlie Rose

Healthcare reform: an elderly man being terrorized by the Right.

For those wanting real health care reform, not health insurance reform look at this:

"government is killing silicon valley innovation"

Suicide bombers in Western tradition

"dominant corporate media" instead of 'main stream media' (M$M)

"dominant corporate media" instead of 'main stream media' (M$M)

Fla. man blames cat paws for child porn downloads

*sigh* My brother is slowly becoming a right wing birther/conspiracy nut.....

Sonia Sotomayor has taken her oath!!

Chicago Tribune's Rick Pearson accuses Hannity/FNC of "hijacking my credibility" & "identity theft"

Someone needs to tell the teabaggers to stop driving to protest healthcare on those socialist roads!

So did Roberts futz the oath this time?

hands off their stilettos, please...

I Just Witnessed Direct, Immediate, And Historic Change In America

Can someone tell me how Prof. Gates was disorderly, but these town hall disruptors are not?

"I want my America back!!" - What exactly does she mean?

John Perkins- Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?

Healthcare critics make outlandish claims, Obama says

TPM: Palin defends her brand as chief Republican Moonbat.

Congress needs to be called back into session

Just for fun - extremely entertaining Youtube videos

PETA starts 'Cash for Cluckers' program to lessen chicken consumption

Obama's health care reform: "it's people...PEEEOPLLLLLE!!!!

Job security but no advancement from bottom rung

Can't anyone else see it (am I completly nuts????) Faux news

Cash for clunkers: Why republicans are against it? They can figure this out in New Delhi

The trouble about saying all the townhall protestors are paid shills...

The trouble about saying all the townhall protestors are paid shills...

Humane Society on Dolphin movie - "The Cove": What You Should Know About Dolphins in Captivity

July 2009 vehicle sales

Channeling right-wing fears

Health Care Protester Exposed As GOP Operative

Obama admin teams with grassroots groups to ‘Green the Block’

Teabaggers disrupt the Sermon on the Mount

Obama- Calling Them Out

What happened to this? --- McCain to Filibuster Cash for Clunkers

Palin: Obama’s health plan is ‘downright evil’

CNN Refusing To Run Health Care Ad: "CEO of Insurance Giant Cigna Makes $5,883 Per Hour"

Let's talk about drugs

Be friendly if the "TeaBaggers" come to your town.

One online gun dealer sold the guns to 3 mass killers: Gym killer, VA tech and NIU killers

What happened to the lamented neutering of Keith Olbermann?

Sarah Palin: Leave My Kids Alone!

We'll know when we get there: Sincerely, John Hughes.

I'm getting nervous. The upswing in violent talk and actions in this country sounds too familiar.

Wow...this "Town Hall" thingy is neat! Too bad it wasn't around February 2003

Does the present healthcare system keep wages lower ??

Crazy Woman Who Some Say May Have Tried To Kill Her Own Son, Accuses Obama of Trying To Finish Him

For Some Levity In These Tense Healthcare Moments, See The Twitter Hashtag @deathpanel!

David Brooks compares astrotufers to Code Pink

You know what's so juicy about the birthers/healthers/freepers comparing Obama to Hitler?


More Americans Think The Sun Revolves Around The Earth Than Believe Oil Co's., HMOs, Are Honest

If Progressives had done the same crap that they Teabaggers are doing

In all this town-hall crap, are any media reminding us that Shrubby only allowed Republicans at his?

One Reason The Teabagging Birthers May Get Radically Violent Soon - Frustration

Luxury hotel offers campy deal for $19 a night

Answer: "That's ok, I'm already a registered republican." Question:

The Face Of Terror

Doing Globalization the Right Way

CNN poll: Who do you trust more to overhaul the U.S. health care system?

Are you paying a lot for health care and see it skyrocketing if something

My sister is trying to convince me that Obama wants to force end of life on people...

Sarah Dumbass: Obama would let the dingoes kill Trig! (or some such bullshit like that)

Sarah Dumbass: Obama would let the dingoes kill Trig! (or some such bullshit like that)

"C Street" and the Military

Keep an eye on your cat. It might be downloading porn.

Clinton - Bond or Mcclane? (Photo heavy)

Let's be realistic about guns:

Taking on Guns

"republic must be saved by mob rule!"

Let's Play Hypotheticals With Health Care Reform........

Freepers worry about being rounded up and put into camps.

Alcohol and Phone-Call Details in Wrong-Way Crash

How does family coverage work under mandatory insurance plans

Mouse builds nest egg in ATM with $20 bills

"You are evil, truly evil,"

Holy COW! Justice Roberts hands were shaking badly!

Congress enjoys diving, snorkeling @ Great Barrier Reef, rain forest cable cars...& YOU PAID FOR IT.

IMPRESSIVE: The Amount Of Ignorance Shoved Into A 10 Minute Video

Are You Unknowingly Eating Horse Meat?

the media loves sarah palin....the ex-governor

Kitty, After a Night of Downloading Porn

Simple question to DUers

Sanity Makes A Showing in Northern Florida......

How much input do you guess the insurance lobby had on writing these health care bills?

In defense of Radio Shack (re: Bill Maher tonight)

Trial Of ex-Rep. Renzi (R-Az) pushed back to 2010

For the Love of Profit

Latest Freeperism is a constitutional disaster...

Do the Palinites actually believe the "death panel" nonsense, or is it faux hysteria?

The latest email garbage being forwarded...

The latest email garbage being forwarded...

National Health Care Day of Action Photo Gallery

Inventing tales of a union "beating" (at a town hall meeting this week in St. Louis)

I've posted a summary links index thread on the "Sibel Edmonds and other Whistleblowers" group...

RWingNuts are obviously gullible.

Ben Stein loses NY Times column over endorsement

Why I hate visiting my family members sometimes...

Religious Health Care Supporters Launching Campaign

Sibel is on Twitter for anyone who wishes to follow her. She just tweeted this

Secret Service looking into Obama-Joker fax

Secret Service looking into Obama-Joker fax

Caption - but be gentle

"What has kept the world safe from the bomb since 1945 has not been deterrence....."

GOP co-sponsor of birther bill won’t show his birth certificate

Here's the federal budget pie. Start slicing and dicing to pay for single payer.

John Pilger: Books That Counter Our "Training" To Make War

MobileMe users beware. It appears that a phishing scam about MobileMe

"You might think the screen grab above is unfair. The image isn't exceptional, it's characteristic."

if it comes down to a choice to pay for either parkinson's treatment or abortion which would you do?

TheRealNews: The Downing Street memo Pt.1 - A MUST SEE

Obama Reverses Stand on Drug Industry Deal

Ex-Chaplain Offered to Sacrifice Jesus Crusade For ‘Adequate Compensation’

Ex-Chaplain Offered to Sacrifice Jesus Crusade For ‘Adequate Compensation’

Republicans have found their stride...

Freeper likens Orly to Lena Lamont in "Singin' In the Rain"

Glenn Beck jokes about poisoning Speaker of the House

An Ode to Astroturf-- And to Sara Palin

Pirate worried bloodshed would cut the sea gangs' profits.

The Health Insurers Have Already Won

Some of these old farts have been angry since Nixon...

Some of these old farts have been angry since Nixon...

Hmmm, there's a Tea Party Express headed my way

Tea Party Goers in Action: Video of St. Louis Tea Party Protest at SEIU office

{SOS} Clinton helps South Africa bloom (BBC)

Question for GOP Leaders: What Would It Take for You to Condemn the Hatefulness?

The Nation: Conservatives are the Real Joker

Sotomayor, Hispanics and the Martinez Resignation

Idea: Junkers for Clunkers?

Saturday hate mail-apalooza at Daily Kos

So...When is the March on Washington for Health Care?

Make your prediction: The first dscharge of a firearm at a town hall meeting will happen in ........

RIP Willy DeVille

Michigan police say purse snatching suspect was caught by his own seat belt

No Survivors Found as 2 Aircraft Collide

Coffee out of nose SQUIRT alert -

A question for the deathers: Since when has the LEFT been against folks "non-productive in society"?

I just watched "Yes Men Fix the World" on HBO -- It's a "must see"

I just watched "Yes Men Fix the World" on HBO -- It's a "must see"

The best way to handle the tea bagger mobs is to turn them into a joke.

What I think is behind the tea bagging and Astroturfing of town hall meetings phenomena.

ALL RIGHT I'm on my way to being rich.... I was just looking out my kitchen

I love the USA. Anyone find it slightly ironic that we might go to blows over health care?

Teabaggers Bring Guns To Cohen Health Care Eve

Amish Re-Construction in Crystal Beach Texas. . . .

Why aren't the faux-testers being tossed out of these town halls?

President Obama should disclose all "deals" made with the drug, insurance and health care industry!

Completely shallow re Justice Sotomayor

Anyone watching this fundraising program on NBC

Its so easy to confuse Ensure and Insure Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

Unions Receiving Increasingly Direct Threats Of Violence Over Town Hall Participation

Is DU acting strange for anyone else? Everytime I scroll to the bottom, it loads

My response from my letter to Chrysler re: Lou Dobbs show

The Orly Taitz Admiration Society and Presidential Exploratory Committee

Joan Walsh, Salon: Palin's "Trig & Obama's Death Panel" posts would be funny if it weren't so sad

Taxes and Health Care

Birthers in Congress

looking for t-shirts, pins ect that are pro public option

Lenin's Blue Dogs

Cambodia cancels landmine pageant

Kenyan offers livestock dowry for Chelsea Clinton

Woodburn teen kidnapped by man police say had "inappropriate relationship" with victim

Not all bad news. This is a good week for Democrats (comment by Chuck Todd on MSNBC)

Not all bad news. This is a good week for Democrats (comment by Chuck Todd on MSNBC)

NFL Hall of Fame inductee Randall McDaniel said in his speech "It takes

Obama's Death Squads Video - Watch it, or DIE!!!

Break-through Healthcare Plan

Olbermann-O'Reilly Plot Thickens: Howard Kurtz or NYT: Who Got Punk'd by Their Sources?

Sotomayor Fans Claim the Phrase ‘Wise Latina’

Isn't "Death Panel" Already A Reality Program On Fox Network?

Insurance company greed: "The Rainmaker"

Shannyn Moore Show Live Thread

Taliban Infighting: Mehsud's Successor Killed

GOP Congressman Questions Obama's Citizenship At Town Hall

Update on my daughter's dental debacle...


Australian Sex Party Gets All-Clear

Who else is in favor of renaming "Conservatism" to "Sloganism"?

Friends Of Bill

'Time to Strike': Taliban in Disarray After Shootout Allegedly Claims Two Successors

Did Bill Maher ask his Repug panel about Medicare last night?

Healthcare Astroturf exposes the corporate backing of the anti-healthcare reform movement

"Barack Obama's Facebook Feed"

Ken Gladney should release his medical records related to the recent "attack" against him

Americans Fantasize, Germans Act:

Young asians should get their own damned health care!!!!

Family cat 'eaten by pet python' (BBC)

This new anti-health care reform ad is simply hilarious.

The Latest Crazy: Obama's Food Shortage Coming & Liberal Mind-Control

THE strangest painting of Obama yet!

Kid, your momma didn't dress you right

Some Jocularity, Jocularity on Death Panels

Scranton Times Tribune: Judge Vanaskie nominated to higher federal court

We fought the American Revolution so that insurance companies could make huge profits

White House Veggie Garden - Photo taken July 17, 2009

U.S. drops call to restore ousted Honduran leader; Mexico expedites Zelaya's Exit from its Territory

Health Care Reform - Fail on Purpose? !

Health Care Reform - Fail on Purpose? !

Male cats are lefties (more likely to be southpaws)

DemoTex hasn't posted since Tuesday -- I lied...

New tests shed light on how dogs think, smartest breeds

A plan to placate the health baggers

A quote from a German friend I will never forget, on Nazism.

Harkin Health Care Event Erupts in Shouting Match

We are going to make it through these times.

Great post - David! Just donated to...

Letter to the Editor - rough draft

George Lopez right now on HBO - Why do they hate latinos?

About MSM?

I recommend liberals begin arming themselves

Eric Holder Poised to name a prosecutor to investigate torture...

Is there a synopsis of the revelations from Sibel yet? Here's what I know so far:

oh nose the death panel ate my baby!!

oh nose the death panel ate my baby!!

Why does the U.S. jail child rape victims?

The world's wicked war of words- Anti-Arab brainwashing by the US media

Obscene salaries being paid to to health care CEO's

How do officials who quit their jobs, like Palin, make "policy statements"?

Patriotic? Not So Much. Bullies? You Betcha.

Anyone been to a JC Penny recently?

People 'get happier as they age' (BBC)

I'm at a coffee with the congressman and these teabaggers are nuts

I bet it's a gloomy day over at Jeff Sessions' house.

Poll : Who is in favor of using violence against the "tea baggers" violence at town hall meetings.

'Brown Shirts'? Town Hall teabaggers' ranks are indeed riddled with right-wing extremists

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Worst single terror attacks in history

Are Women’s LIves The Canary In The Political Coal Mine

Freepers: still talking about armed revolution

Idea for town halls: Billionaires for Bush approach. Street theater folks!

Idea for town halls: Billionaires for Bush approach. Street theater folks!

U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan Now at 694

Sat. Night Fun ..... The mighty Mich. Militia in training .... video

Climate change prompts Swiss Alpine faithful to change prayer

James Zogby: "Danger on the Right"...

Big Netroots announcement! The Big Dawg is coming to Pittsburgh

mother who was arrested for breastfeeding while intoxicated is back in trouble

"On the Media"-- Freedomworks, astroturfers...

Arianna Spars With GOP Rep. Who Posed For Photo With "R.I.P The U.S. Constitution" T-Shirt

Obama's "Death Panel" will see you now...

Let Them Eat Cake.

only caught the end of oliver north on hannity

X to the E. Gen-X'rs for Euthanasia.

I can't believe how many DUers are willing to put up with these thugs

Anyone watch "Whale Wars"

I'll die before the endgame, says Terry Pratchett in call for law to allow assisted suicides in UK

Rush Limbaugh's ear surgeon dies

They are trying to get Obama killed

File Sharing Leaks Sensitive Federal Data, Lawmakers Are Told

William Greider: Obama's $80 Billion Deal with Pharma Is a Very Bad Deal for Us

Political Violence and Bullying are RW values

TOONS: Doonesbury - This Week's Complete 'C Street/The Family' Storyline

A great radio call.

Sunday News Shows

Maintaining human health should be a strictly not-for-profit endeavor

And You Thought a Prescription Was Private

How THEY Are Spending YOUR Money

Huffington Post: Unions To Take On Conservative Groups Health Care Town Halls

Maybe it is just a coincidence...

Why in the hell is MSNBC, aside from Keith/Rachel, NOT spelling it out re "teabaggers?"

Is it fascism yet?

"so help me god"?? separation of church and state, anyone??

How Do The Racists Stand Watching Pro & College Sports?

What is the purpose of the public option? is it only to reduce costs because it operates cheaper?

What is the purpose of the public option? is it only to reduce costs because it operates cheaper?

Where have I seen the faces of the town hall protesters before?

Note: Sibel is back. I sent her the following thread:

the kinds of things that make women happy are heel-friendly streets and pink parking garages.

Deeds to Wage Risky Attack On Opponent's Abortion Views

UPDATED 5X: The Glenn Beck/Fox Boycott is Working!!

'Brooks Brothers riot alumni' spotted at anti-health rally

Giving Names To The GOP Townhall Mobs ...

Response from UPS regarding my letter about them sponsoring Glenn Beck:

FYI: Sibel Edmonds and other Whistleblowers Group

Who said this-

To win this fight, we must not overreact in the face of THEIR overreaction.

Children of the 80s: You simply must read this moving blog post about John Hughes

God hates fags ... God hates the sick and uninsured ... What's the difference?

Oh birthers and teabaggers, I think it's time to inform you...

Is the economy starting to recover?

Faux Breaking.... Death Panel Czars Announced

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor - pics

Top Blue Dog Boasts: "We Held Bill Hostage," Killed Single Payer

Reaganomics in a nutshell

Does everyone here know about the Activist HQ forum on DU? I ask because it seems to be sadly

Sturmabteilung - My German grand-parents warned me

Teabaggers With Guns At Tennessee Townhall!

It was 35 years ago this evening that Richard Nixon announced that he was resigning

Ike and The Bomb

Gagged Former FBI Translator Claims U.S. Rep Bribe Evidence - Andrew Krieg at HuffPo

Obama's Death Panels

Sibel completes testimony implicates Congressional Members

The problem with America is that the opinions of stupid people are given too much import

LOOK at what Politico did with the Palin quote....unbelievable

Levin and Hannity: Obama is Responsible for Anything that Happens in these Town Hall Meetings

47% of Repubs don't believe that Africa and America were once part of the same continent...

The Tragic Irony Of The Right Wing's Paranoia and Repeated References To Hitler and Fascism

Well, it happened. Obama's death panel decided I'm too lazy to live.

"I've eaten raw rat. Nothing else could possibly be that bad"

A French Revelation, or The Burning Bush

Make no mistake: GOP is paying trolls to "blog attack"

DU This Poll: Should Lou Dobbs Keep His Job?

what would successful health care reform look like to you?

On This Day In History, 1974: Nixon Resigns as President

I left a nasty note on a teabgger's car today.

After walking away from town hall brawl, conservative shows up on Fox in wheelchair

Canadians: do Canadian medical doctors still get rich under your system?



A Response to Sarah Palin's "Death Panel" Comment from a Parent of a Child with Special Needs

Hunger hits Detroit's middle-class (beginning to look like Baghdad)

Was Glenn Beck not on his own show Friday because of the 'poison' comment he made on Thursday?

For everyone here who has had a health care rant or story--

Rahm Slammed Dems Attacking Other Dems As “F–king Stupid,” Sources Say

Whoa...the Doom/Gloom GOP has been Fucked with the DOW going UP and not DOWN

Was The Military Coup in Honduras Engineered By Two US Companies?

Was The Military Coup in Honduras Engineered By Two US Companies?

Fascism: "Yes, kids: we are there now..."

A letter from a right wing friend of mine to Obama

Pictures of the Coffee with the Congressman I attended this morning

Oh what BS! The Kenneth Gladney lie;

Fox News Is Killing The GOP

Real News in the Age of Infotainment: Weekly Economic Roundup

Freaky Sleep Paralysis: Being Awake in Your Nightmares

2 nuns from Sisters of Mercy focus on jailed immigrants

Women at Risk

Dems Hold Their Own at MA Town Hall

The right way to fix these town hall disruptions

Fox & friends: bring your guns. There will be blood shed, and most, if not all of it will be ours.

Florida: pay $190 a month for "catastrophic" insurance that only pays $25,000?

The Billionaires for Bush have taken on health care reform! LOL

The Guardian: Media Misogyny and Harriet Harmon

Sibel Edmonds's deposition is underway. DOJ a no show.

When is the next DU photo contest?

Is Obama Punking Us?-By FRANK RICH

Denied a job because of a consumer credit check?

Lobbyist Dick Armey's "Freedom Works" Is Orchestrating HC Riots on Behalf of His Corporate Clients

Meet Sean Hannity's wife, Jill Rhodes Hannity, photographed at a right-wing concert

*** Bradblog LIVE BLOGGING Sibel Edmonds deposition ***

The right wing appears to be basing their "death to old people" fears on words of Zeke Emanuel.

The Grateful Dead sing the National Anthem (Garcia, Weir, Welnick)

Oily Taitz "The Remix"

Lock And Load!

Lock And Load!

Want to stay at a luxury hotel in San Diego for $19 per night?

"Now Go Home and Get Your Fucking Shine Box"

No Monkey! Dont do it!

Would you **** your own ***** if you *****?

OK, it's Friday (Saturday here in DC). I suggest y'all watch this brief video. Harold. Blue Notes

Dancin' In the Moonlight

Cocaine contributed to the death

BREAKING: Clampett family forced to sell mansion, eat Ellie Mae's critters for survival

A young woman at the oil change place winked at me

i'm having one of those days where i'm amazed anyone could possibly want to marry me

Chris Rock Video - "How not to get your ass kicked by the police"

Did Anyone See The Fan Fall Over The Railing At The Pirates Game Tonight?

I want to create a "Death Panel" to reveiw "the thread that never dies"

Beginning Friday, Aug. 14 @ 11:59 PM, it's wooDUstock: 3 Days of Peace & Music, here in The Lounge

Regarding knives

Saw Steely Dan tonight

Congratulations City Lights! 15,000 posts!

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to blue neen!!*******

Congratulations ColbertWatcher! 30,000 posts!

*******HAPPY BELATED ANNIVERSARY to DeposeTheBoyKing!!*******

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to Jamastiene!!*******

*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY to tyedyeto!!*******

I think some kids were huffing freon out of my air conditioner

Palin Death Panels

Where Can I Download Free Movies

I need a definitive answer and I need it now: Does your chewing gum lose its flavor

Scary clouds last Wednesday in Montana.

DU Song Of The Day

Is decluttering part of empty nest?


Ouch. (fixed)

I found out who's going to be on the death panel!

National anthem to be played at the Natinals game today

Saw a sign on a pickup truck this afternoon that really pissed me off.

My friend has a radio show

Anyone else harvesting their home-grown cannabis yet?

Can someone help me make sense of this thread?

Obscure Mike Tyson question... For all you boxing fans...

Any feedback on

Deodorant Question

I just converted to Mozilla FireFox.

what are THE BEST headphones

Get down tonight!

Ugh, I'm annoyed.

I will be spending the day at the Festival of Wood.

I get my eyebrows waxed because, quite honestly...

At what point is it a tin-foil hat?

On a personals/dating site

Gram Parsons - Tonight the Bottle Let Me Down


wife picked me up a les paul in Richmond

Migraine sufferers - which is the worst thing about migraines?

Keep an eye on your cat. It might be downloading porn.

What Mad Men would look like if Bucky worked at Sterling Cooper

Is that creepy Palm Pre woman in the movie on SyFy right now?

Photo: Montag + Pratt + Gag Reflex = "Thar She Blows"

When dressing for a social function, and you don't want that crazy little navel dent...

I bet nobody can post in this thread before I get a drink of water from downstairs.

Kitty, After a Night of Downloading Porn


HOT!!! Hall & Oates performs live with contemporary artists... **WOW**

Why Captain Sisko was the best Starfleet Captain ever.

Obama Health Bill pits fetuses against each other in Birth Matches to see who gets born.

Post an ad that really makes you wonder if they were sober at the time...

Woo hoo! We're under a tornado warning!

Someone in Hollywood has dirty pictures of Robert DeNiro

This "Infestation" movie on SyFy is one of the better SyFy made movies I've seen.

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY toTuesday Afternoon!!*******


ShamWow Vince just told me I was going to love his nuts. He wants me to buy a slap chop too.

GI Joe The Rise of Cobra

Elvis, if still alive, would be 74. I wonder if he'd be singing Jonas Bros. & Kelly Clarkson shit.


Anybody eat hackberries?

Anyone else harvesting their home-grown tomatoes yet?

I'm watching cops. They just busted a guy shooting an AK-47 in Vegas

I can't stay awake past 10:30 p.m. anymore

Bob Marley - Redemption Song (acustic)

Three early morning cactus pictures. {dial-up caution}

Baba O'Riley

My radio is trying to convert me to Christianity. Should I turn the truck in?

Sometimes, when I'm out of lemons and make Earl Grey tea, I forget I'm not on the fucking Enterprise

Wow! Now THERE is something you don't see everyday. n/t

George Lopez right now on HBO - Why do they hate latinos?

Any Blackberry experts in the house? "Device Error 394"

On a Rant indeed!

WTF moment?!

It's Caturday!

I came very close to having a major accident on the 408 today

Will no one sell me a suit?

I need a definitive answer and I need it now: are there such things as ghosts

What actors or actresses do you miss?

Obama Health Bill pits patients against each other in Death Matches to see who gets treatment.

Just a rant - anyone else find young beauty contests sick?

Q What do fat bellies, yellow teeth, and cleavage have in common?

Music for Cats...

I finally caught him!!!! (graphic photo)

DU men: 5 questions for you

I just saw Star Trek. What a great film. All the characters were amazing.

Why do some men not trim their eyebrows?

I've lost 91 pounds (pics)

This morning, I started my shower while still wearing my glasses.

meet Kane, the pound puppy ... and he's all mine

Can someone please tell me what that button is for?

Another question for DU men:

What is with this freaky guy?

Prayers, positive energy & good vibes needed

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to wildhorses!! (where did you go, my friend?)*******

Has anyone ever 'punished' their kids by not letting go to their job?

How old is the main computer you use?

Tickle deodorant commercial 1978

Family cat 'eaten by pet python' (BBC)

"It's rainin' men..."

I Don't Post Often in the Lounge

Why doesn't she eat?

Where the fuck did these God damn fruit flies come from!?

My daughter was out canvassing for Marriage Equality today.

Man watches 84 straight hours of 'Friends' - 'At hour 72 I wanted to die'

Male cats are lefties (more likely to be southpaws)

We just bought land!!!

Is 40 too old to try to have a baby?

New tests shed light on how dogs think, smartest breeds

Describe the music you love with one list

Did anyone see the Julia Childs movie tonight? It looks good, and Charlie Rose

Fresno health care forum canceled

Anne Wexler, Political Adviser and Lobbyist, Dies at 79

Indian anger at ex-rebel's death

Off-duty cops clocked in excess of 145 mph on motorcycle

Sotomayor to Be Sworn In as Justice Saturday.

Palin says Obama's health care plan is 'evil'

Malaysia denies Internet filter will curb dissent

Palin calls Obama healthcare plan "evil"

Obese Texas inmate hides gun in his flabs of fat

TVA plan for Ala. nuclear plant drops to 1 reactor

India intercepts North Korean ship

LIVE BLOG: Deposition of Sibel Edmonds Underway, DoJ a 'No Show', All Questions Being Answered...

Glaciers a canary in the coal mine of global warming

Nine feared dead in NY air crash

Eric Holder's Conflict of Interest

French embassy targeted in Mauritania attack

Sotomayor Takes Oath from Chief Justice Roberts

Venezuela returns Colombia envoy

French Academic, Embassy Staff Stand Trial in Iran

UK 'may have 40-year Afghan role'

Britain Warned on Torture Complicity

Healthcare critics make outlandish claims: Obama

FBI seizes police files in (Katrina) bridge shootings

Paulson, Goldman CEO spoke often last fall: report

Minneapolis, MN's Rosemary Williams, Evicted yesterday, neighbors and activist now Squatting

Unions Receive Increasingly Scary Threats Of Violence For Town Hall Participation

Tesla Says It Is Now Profitable, Ships 109 Roadsters In July

Helicopter crashes in the Hudson - after collision with small plane

Chavez asks Colombia's Uribe to explain base plan

Criminal investigation into CIA treatment of detainees expected

Deposition of Sibel Edmonds Underway, DoJ a 'No Show', All Questions Being Answered...

Gas prices climb over $3 a gallon in Silicon Valley

11-Year-Old Boy Dies After Mom Says GPS Left Them Stranded in Death Valley

South Florida doctors paid thousands by Eli Lilly

Obama Admin. Asks High Court to Hear Torture Photo Case

Sen. Kerry frets over Obama letter to GOP

Obama Says `Worst May be Behind Us' on Recession

Geithner asks Congress for higher US debt limit (to $12.1 TRILLION)

Iraqi group executed by members of Iraqi VP security detail

CollegeHumor Originals / We Didn't Start the Flame War

Don't Taze Me Sis!

Movie - "The Cove", Dolphins captured for marine parks and killed for food in Japan

WAMM interviews people on the street in MN about Cluster Bombs

CNN's Erica Hill Interviews CONservative Anti-Health Reform Leader Rick Scott

Weekly Address: Necessary Reform, Absurd Attacks

MSNBC's David Shuster Takes On "FreedomWorks" Vice President Max Pappas

Fox News: Swearing in Sotomayor

A Brief History Of WEED!

Swearing in Justice Sonia Sotomayor

Iraq and the Morality of War - Elie Wiesel

Fox News Tea Party and Town Hall Coverage

President Obama Dispells "Outlandish Rumors" On Health Care Reform

Shimmysham The Liberal Dummy (LIVE) by RSU

Pandering To The Religious Right

Global Warming / An Inconvenient Truth by RSU

Blueprint for Truth - WTC Building 7

TYT: Pittsburgh Shooter Home Tour Video--Can We Learn From It?

Woman Claims She Was Also Assaulted At St Louis Townhall

August 7, 2009 Real Time With Bill Maher Dr. David Scheiner

A short history of America - Robert Crumb

Obama's SEIU Thugs Attack a Black Conservative Outside Russ Carnahan Town Hall. [RAW VIDEO]

SEIU On The Teabaggers- Protect an American Tradition

Hannity's Guest Blames Obama For 'Conflicts' @ Health Care Town Halls & Says He's "At War"

Rachel Maddow: "Mob Rule" - It's Not About Health Care It's "Fact Free Paranoia & Rage"

Red State Update Town Hall Meeting (LIVE)

U.K. Sued for Rendition on U.S. Behalf

'Iran not capable to produce HEU before 2013'

AIG reports first profit since 2007

Gaza’s Kite Runners (Ramzy Baroud)

AlterNet: Corporate Dominance of Every Aspects of Our Lives Is Suffocating us

Columbia Journalism Review: What the mainstream press can learn from Taibbi's Goldman Sachs takedown

Protesters Disrupt Town - Hall Healthcare Talks.

AlterNet: The Shocking Benefits of Legalizing Pot

How Outlet Malls Have Convinced Shoppers into Thinking They're Getting a Sweet Deal

The Top 50 U.S. Bank Holding Companies Ranked by Total Insurance Income for 2008

at-Largely: Selling children into prostitution - Christian "Blackwater" values...

Guardian UK: US fuels Asian arms race

Public Health Versus Private Health

Time for media to clarify the health care debate

Teabaggers disrupt the Sermon on the Mount

Birthers Propose a 'Compromise': Obama Can Serve as Prez 3/5 of the Time

Frank Schaeffer : Far-Right Evangelicals And The Campaign Against Obama

Union families show anti-Obama rally ‘what real Americans want’ (Photos)

This is Real America!

Observations on Latin America

Guardian UK: Doped and duped

John Bolton: Israel will attack Iran by end of 2009

An Ouster Highlights a Yawning Divide in Honduran Society

Why Murdoch, the old media reactionary, is wrong to charge for content

Can private health insurance and publicly funded basic care co-exist?

New Rules From Bill Maher For August 8, 2009

Latinos know profiling all too well

Limbaugh's Latest 'Nazi Blitzkrieg' Against Health Care Reform

New Rule: Just because a country elects a smart president doesn't make it a smart country.

"A French Revelation, or the Burning Bush"....Iraq must be invaded to thwart *Gog and Magog*

US Still Paying Blackwater Millions - Outcry Grows From Veterans, Elected Officials

What this country needs is an outburst of common sense

PalinCare in Alaska – now you tell me…who is evil incarnate?! - Theopalinism

The Lost Art of Reading

Tucker: 45-65% Of Townhall Protesters Are Racists

Rachel Maddow: The Right-Wing Intimidation Machine Invoking Fear Of Nazism & Provoking Assassination

Republicans Use Chaos as a Shock Doctrine to Create Authoritarian Rule

Eric Holder's Conflict of Interest

Lou vs Olbermann: Dobbs Takes the Gloves Off!

TYT: Man Blames Cat For Porn On His Computer

Dennis Kucinich: Here's What We Need to Do on Health Care (People 'Compromising their Compromises')

People 'get happier as they age'

Police Tasing is as American as Apple Pie and Baseball

"The Rebellion" - The Domestic Terrorist Movement's Movie Trailer

Raising Baby Bubba

Republican Senator Martinez Says He's Quitting.

Take a moment for a LAUGH

Fascist America: Are We There Yet?

A Cold War Ghost Reappears in Honduras

"Women at Risk"

Lawrence O'Donnell Smacks Down Peter Schiff

... stand in front of Obama's "death panel"

President Obama should disclose all "deals" made with the drug, insurance and health care industry!

Kenneth Gladney is a fraud, being pimped by tea baggers (aka POLITICAL TERRORISTS)

Huff Post: If The Economy Lost 247,000 Jobs, How Did The Unemployment Rate Go Down?

Bob Roberts (AKA:Tim Robbins) Should Take on These Town Hall Mobsters

By negotiating with big pharma, the White House pits pharma against insurance companies.

President Obama: "So, let me explain what reform will mean for you. "

Tea Party/GOP operatives Accusing SEIU of "hate crime carried out by racist union thugs."

Do Jews Or Anyone Find The Trivialization Of The Nazis and The Holocaust Insulting? Anti-Semitic?

While the media isn't looking - Obama approval tracking upward for last week

"It’s gonna be hot, Saturday afternoon, bring plenty of Kool-Aid."

Is it time to bring back The Fairness Doctrine?

Can we stop talking now about anybody getting hurt or worse? PLEASE?

I don't care if the president was born on Mars, he's a million times better than anything GOP

Recaps of successful town halls in MA and CO

Frank Rich: Is Obama Punking Us?

Ken Gladney and Teabaggers Demanding Apology

Unions Receive Increasingly Scary Threats Of Violence For Town Hall Participation

Calling Obama a "Hitler","racist","not American" are code to the fringe wingnuts to take him out...

The Enthusiasm Gap - Why Liberals Should Get Behind Congress's Lackluster Health Care Reform Plan

Pawlenty for President!

It's HUMOROUS that the Right Wing Crazies call Obama a Fascist Hitler after EIGHT YEARS of BUSH

Union families show anti-Obama rally ‘what real Americans want’ (Photos)

They call him a "Fascist"

An analysis of Sarah Palin's Facebook entry regarding Obama's "death panel"

Hey Rahm, kiss my f^cking uninsured ass

Chicago Mayor Richard Daley demands Obama take a pay cut

"Drug industry backing Obama's health care plan"?

Who the heck is the Better Government For America?

Obama Has Cut Taxes for 98.6 Percent of Working* Households** (Nate Silver)

NYT: Obama Reverses Stand on Drug Industry Deal

Single Payer, Public Option, Blah, Blah... Do People Even Understand Our Current Healthcare System?

Great description of "the crazification factor".

The "advanced care planning" amend. was proposed by republicans

Do not think that if a not-so-perfect bill passes that it is the end.

Obama's best move (so far)

Death threats on Twitter?

The Birthers' new Theme song: "Barack Hussein Obama, Where Were You Born"?

The Right Wingers are the perfect example of why we need reforms

Republican vacations - you won't like reading this

The Globe magazine is supporting the right wing extremist birthers....

But seriously, folks: Obama death panels?

Co-Sponsors and text of Senate single payer American Health Security Act of 2009 S.703

The definition of a terrorist is someone who uses fear of violence to achieve objectives

Obama Calls Out 'Outlandish Rumors'

Anyone else feel like we are in a time like the build up to the Iraq War when Republicans have their

Hillary Clinton helps South Africa bloom

To all the Boo Birds.. who love to tell us everything wrong with Obama, Clinton

Obama Gets Some Good News on Economy, Terror Fight

Grading Obama’s Second 100 Days

PA-Gov, PA-07: Meehan Set to Run For Sestak's Seat

The key is cloture not reconciliation.

Its August 8th and Obama hasn't left for vacation? I know where, but when and how long. . .

***HEADS UP*** Sonia Sotomayor swearing in at 11:00 am (ET)

I just want to know one thing: When is the US version of "Krystal Nacht" going to happen?!!!

Time for Obama to threaten Reconciliation to end the violence over health care

Support for reform growing again - Republican hate backfiring?

Sonia Sotomayor travels to D.C.

THIS should be the response to the town hall terrorists...

“The Health Care Debate Has Only Just Begun” (Common Dreams)

Will the Supreme Court be considered womens work in the future. With the exception of

Thread to call on Holder to end the gagging of Sibel Edmonds

Media Matters: A long, hot summer of hate

I Am So Proud Of My Congressman (Kagen)

Watching the wheels on health "reform" theater

GOP 'foot soldiers' taking over newspaper message boards

Obama uses jobs report to press health care reform

Is America ready for a black president?

Please Delete (Wrong forum)

Obama wants to provide everyone healthcare, keep them from going bankrupt if they get sick = Nazi

It's about the pie. People understand pie

Seniors need to be reassured they won't be bumped off. They need to see the film

delete please, thx

Cash-strapped Cuba says toilet paper running short

Take Fox "News" off basic cable

SunEdison Awarded 2.1-MW Project by UMES (

BG&E division to grow biomass for Florida power plant

Three glaciers tell the same story

The Guardian: UN climate change deal needs more sacrifices by West, John Prescott warns

NPR: The Search For Green Power On And Off Of The Grid

Glaciers a canary in the coal mine of global warming (CNN) {faster than expected -- yet again}

Argonne Study Suggests Chevy Volt Would Get 157 MPG

NPR: Critics Say 'Clunkers' Program Isn't Very Green (August 3rd)

Himalayan glacial melt threatens water supply for 1.3 billion people

‘Clunker’ consumers not buying gas guzzlers, study finds

NY Times: Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

The Waking Up Syndrome

The Benefits of Forest Restoration

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Friday, August 7)

LeBron James Hints He Will Explore Free Agency

Giants bounce back... move back into Wild Card lead by whipping Reds 4-2

I would personally like to thank Jim McGiver

Since no one has started a thread about how the Frisco Giants did last night...

"Hamilton admits to relapse with alcohol" **Warning - Graphic Picture**

Victor Martinez must have taken the "Curse of Colavito" with him to Boston...

HONDURAS: Military Back on the Political Scene

Costa Rica urges more sanctions on Honduras‎

Brazil's new diplomacy

Venezuela returns Colombia envoy

List of ten families that funded the coup

A Cold War Ghost Reappears in Honduras

Sen. Kerry frets over Obama letter to GOP

Song to commemorate Tupac Katari, Bolivian man who led a 6 month revolution

An Ouster Highlights a Yawning Divide in Honduran Society

Chavez asks Colombia's Uribe to explain base plan

Honduras political crisis unleashes media wars (short news video)

Toppling a Coup, Part II: The Honduras Regime Is Like an Onion

Tyler Bridges got another check:


The Minimum Wage and the Coup in Honduras

Chavez sitting pretty, while Uribe staggering

High Court closes off use of major highway to Palestinians

Israel and the Darfur Refugees: Opinions generally divide down the identity line.

Court case reveals how settlers illegally grab West Bank lands

Erasing facts from Israel eviction story

"Breaking the Silence" or silencing the critics?

One online gun dealer sold the guns to 3 mass killers: Gym killer, VA tech and NIU killers

This is why in my opinion, banning guns is equivalent to abstinence-only sex ed.

Let's be realistic about guns:

30/30 a cop killer? Oh come off it.

Homeowner Shoots, Kills Intruder

'Sex and the City' star embroiled in West Bank controversy

Taking on Guns

Gunfree Englewood (Chicago) : 15-year-old bystander shot after road rage incident

Fatah: We'll sacrifice victims until Jerusalem is ours

Suit Seeks Right to Pack Heat in Public.

Today in Labor History Aug 8 C James was the first African-American elected Assembly President 1902


Thirty-Two Thousand CWA Workers At AT&T Could Hit Picket Lines

United Steel Workers Union Pulls Out Of Petroleum Industry Safety Talks

This Week's Blogging In Review (Jobs Or Income Now)

Laid-Off Qimonda Workers Fight Back (PLEASE sign the E petition link added)

Arizona Custodians Win Jobs Back

Unemployment Lifeline!

Round Two: Stella D’Oro Workers Fight Against Plant Shutdown

Today in Labor History Aug 7 Eugene Debs arrested, my family members part of 675,000 on strike (OS)

Unions want their money’s worth from politicians

Weekly Toll: Death in the American Workplace August 07, 2009 (over 2 dozen)

New Book: Union Strategies for Hard Times

Police seek to arrest 44 in Ssangyong plant clash

Workers tell AT&T: Don’t Wal-Mart us

NPR: Unions To Counter Town Hall 'Tea-Party Patriots': Report

Gearing Up For Netroots Nation

Question to Hippywife and anyone who knows the answer..size for entry..

SUBMISSION THREAD for the August Photo Contest. Theme: GREEN.

Here comes Trouble...

An Evening in Brooklyn

Please help me choose green poll

Help me pick my "Green" entry...

COMMENT THREAD for the August Photo Contest. Theme: GREEN.

ER Physician Tells You How To Avoid A Lightning Strike And What To Do If One Occurs

Co-Sponsors and text of Senate single payer American Health Security Act of 2009 S.703 (re-direct)

US births fell 2 percent in 2008 amid recession; end to baby boomlet


President Obama should disclose all "deals" made with the drug, insurance and health care industry!

I need help for a family member re: eating disorder (bulemia).

Reply to critics of “Bait and switch: How the ‘public option’ was sold”

Lawsuits about to begin: prozac & paxil caused birth defects & miscarriages

health-care in ghana....

'Roman emperor's villa' unearthed (BBC)

U.S. Bank Failures Rise to 72 With Collapses in Florida, Oregon (Bloomberg)

"Private sector added virtually no jobs during the last 10 years"

People 'get happier as they age'

Evolution of House Cats

July unemployment numbers down 47% from June's numbers!!

Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

Author retracts and apologizes for story on NRA and CDC.

Organizers solidify plans for march on Washington

A Moral Crossroads For Conservatives

Newlywed Game Goes Gay

Gay-friendly online high school believed to be first of its kind

Is opposition to gay marriage violent?

I'm not sure what to say about this

Jasmine and Clover miss their big brudder Dilbert

I've got my new assignment!!!!!!

{{{ A Get Well Soon Card for our Special Friend Rick Join me in signing it for him }}} ;=D

... and the bus wars keep continuing... "Atheist signs to be put back on Des Moines buses"

Oh, that wacky Tennessee! They have come so far since 1925.

Desperation Pantry Cooking

Jim Nugent, former Railroad Commissioner, endorsed me yesterday!

Star Telegram says Joe Barton thinking about Senate run.

Tarrant County Democratic Women meeting today...excellent turnout

John Perkins- Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?

Obese Texas inmate hides gun in his flabs of fat

M.J. Heal the Kids - Oxford Speech, 2001. VERY compelling, worthy read.