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Archives: November 14, 2010

Hmmm...Maybe, just maybe we were wrong about Iran

The Social Security third rail

Take a moment today...

Does it really matter that Aung San Suu Kyi is free?

Does it really matter that Aung San Suu Kyi is free?

They're discussing W's Delusional Points on BBC International

America's problem is that "right" and "wrong" has always been much of a numbers game

Cindy McCain Reverses Course On 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

Auction of Bernie Madoff's personal items nets over $2 million

Oh My! Not winning hearts or minds -Karzai calls for fewer US raids

"Oh her power shall rest on the strength of her freedom" - Phil Ochs (video and wise words)

NYT: Scientists seek data on melting ice, rising oceans...gosh, I wonder

He's a secret Buddhist !!!!!

To be a great president, Obama should not seek reelection in 2012

Smithsonian HD Channel. Pretty good.

Guardian: "McDonald's and PepsiCo to help write UK health policy"

Military Apologists Rig TIME Vote Against WikiLeaks. An Example:

UT professors find mixing business with politics pays off

Senator-Elect Mike Lee Attends Lobbyist-Run Retreat With Other Tea Party GOP Freshmen

Bob Ehrlich (R-MD) Robocalls Broke The Law

A photo that needs a caption.... warning it's the orange boner...

Helping people help themselves.

Axelrod Starts President Obama's Re-election Work Next Year

a fine example of the excrement pile known as faux news

Man makes record $335,000 in Entropia Universe virtual real estate deal

Sikh, Simran Lamba, in the US Army (interesting PIC and story) - first since 1984

A tree house grows in West Village

Chu voiced early BP spill doubts, fears climate ‘backtracking’

Irony alert: Pope Ratz says new technology blurs the line between illusion and reality....

Should the law ban or at least monitor and restrict religious education of young children?

CBS News Poll from a few days ago. People do not care about the deficit.

David Cameron accused of using constitutional reform to rig parliament

We can help build a resilient financial system that will serve real people in real communities

GOD in the Sunday Richmond Times-Dispatch

China to unveil its own large jetliner

West cannot defeat al-Qaeda, says UK forces chief

Political Asylum Seeker Faces Deportation for being 40 Minutes Late…15 Years Ago

Obama Should Pardon Clarence Aaron: Debra J. Saunders

West cannot defeat al-Qaeda, says UK forces chief

West cannot defeat al-Qaeda, says UK forces chief

NY Times: As Glaciers Melt, Scientists Seek New Data on Rising Seas

Hopefully judicial confirmations are on the agenda for the lame duck session

The Nation: Antichoicers on the March

Repug who wants to be Chmn of Energy & Commerce: Don't Worry, God Will Take Care Of Global Warming

Stewart v. Maddow: The Thrilla Was Vanilla

Karzai wants U.S. to reduce military operations in Afghanistan

National Opt Out Day Is Wednesday Nov. 24

Post-Tea-Party Nation

Glenn Beck Sees George Soros as Iran Does

TSA Female Suicide Bombers History Overview

Protesters try to block Neo-Nazi rally in Phoenix

Netanyahu Calls the Shots

Hillary Clinton for Chief of Staff

Government is about compromise as in Non Blue Dogs Dems with Blue Dog Dems, as in Democrats with

Fresno Bee 7-day series: Are we in denial about illegal immigration?

Need a Job? Try Exorcism

Interesting discussion on Maddow/Stewart interview on reliable sources CNN

Mid-air safety scare as pilots lose control of Airbus with 43 passengers on board

Italy Goes Solar With First Sun-Powered Road

Italy Goes Solar With First Sun-Powered Road

Never-before seen JFK portrait includes kid with toy gun in odd position

Jim McMahon: ‘My memory's pretty much gone' (Super Bowl QB - concussions)

In rare public debate, Justice Scalia admits to not caring about intentions behind laws

Mistah KURTZ & panel "miss" Shrub and say his "side of information" helps him

Mother Jones: Should You Shut Down Your Computer or Put It to Sleep?

Schumer suggest tax compromise: No cuts over $1 million

Schumer suggest tax compromise: No cuts over $1 million

Axelrod: White House objects to permanent tax cuts for wealthy but is silent on extension

TSA encounter at SAN (with video and audio support - not another made up story)

Aides: Obama to prove he's a different kind of Democrat

W on CBS Sunday Morning .... 5 minutes and i had to bail

San Francisco voters approve ban on sidewalk loitering (7 a.m. to 11 p.m.)

San Francisco voters approve ban on sidewalk loitering (7 a.m. to 11 p.m.)

Watching an interesting show on the history channel regarding our crumbling infrastructure.

So your employer wants you to agree it can change your contract at will - Sears workers locked out

we southerners say hi

Sunday Talk Show Hosts Admit That the 'Tea Party' is Part of the Republican

Investigation shows elevated levels of lead in re-usable grocery bags

How is it a compromise to pass temporary tax cuts for the wealthy to replace

Toronto Star: Defiant and proud, gay Iranian refuses to blend in

Grade the Obama administration: post-midterm edition

Remember the RW mantra "perception is reality".

SETI hits redial in celebration of " Project Ozma" 50th anniversary.

Arizona voters approve medical marijuana measure

Singer James Blunt 'stopped World War 3'

Gulf of Mexico DUers - Keep an eye on Invest 94

The 1944 Time Magazine Story On The Sewell Avery Arrest

The word 'permanent' is pissing me off!

"No child of mine will go without anything! , except quality healthcare!!"

Bush : no regrets about backing the federal bailout.

Did Heath Shuler just call us the "Democrat Party"

our wars now!!

What kind of atmosphere would a planet have if the moons appeared

The United States needs to revive and pass The Equal Rights Amendment to the Constitution

Be Subversive: Move Bush's Memoir to the Crime Section at Your Local Bookstore

must sport the dems

War/No More Trouble | Playing for Change | Song Around The World

Hitting the bottom

Welcome home Mr. President. I, for ONE, still support you. The road will not be easy but I

Most great people aren't appreciatred during their time...

Is DU the new Free Republic??? Seriously the question must be asked.

An opinion piece by Melinda Henneberger

And His Wages Were Death:

New York Law School Blog: Wikileaks Has Committed No Crime

Bush's 'Decision Points' Is A Terrifying Journey Into the Authoritarian Mind

Tea Drinking Anti-Choice Zealots

Why WHY do we go to John McCain for direction? He LOST......

Obama needs to be re-elected for one important reason.

Signs of a Split? Long-term Tory Pact "Stark Raving Mad", Says New Liberal Democrat President

Signs of a Split? Long-term Tory Pact "Stark Raving Mad", Says New Liberal Democrat President

Schumer: Obama Will Rebound, Surprise Us, Must "Focus on Middle Class

Cat-Feeding ban opposition to turnout to Bellaire city (TX) council meeting

Look Ma I solved the Federal Deficit!!!! And so can you!!!

Legislation that is needed but will get nowhere due to plain old bipartisan cowardice.

Hospital bans magazines to block spread of diseases

NorCal salmon increase brings hope for fish runs (Sac Bee)

Call the Capital on Monday

Less hate, more love. Beware of red herrings.

The Mortgage Tax break

When nothing is ever good enough...

No Sanctuary at This Church in Haitian Storm

Toshiba’s Home Nuclear Reactor

Why is everything about 'race' with freepers? This time boxing, a thread on the Pacquiao fight.


Time person of the year poll being rigged

Incarcerated mothers represent the nation's fastest-growing prison population

The Tea Party brews terrorists

Patients left owing thousands because hospitals classify them as outpatients: Support HB 5950

Alex Jones Thinks There Is Concertration Camps

Shuler doesn't have the numbers to win, but If 'Pelosi doesn't step aside, I will challenge her'

Interactive: O.K., You Fix the Budget (New York Times)

High US Deficits Could Spark Bond Crises

So when will the Ensign hearings or trial begin?


Fuck the TUTUS! Stop getting your diapers in a bunch....

Megan McCain doesn't like that "Swedish guy," Julian Assange

Anybody have links to debunking the "India trip costing 200 million per day",

Cops Are Wasting Time

A Simple Fact: Most Americans Pay SS Tax on 100% Of Their Income; A Millionaire Pays On 10%

Wow. Test pesticides on kids, give em a shirt, $970, A bib, Certificate, and a camcorder

Internal revolt among the (UK) Liberal Democrats (Cozying up to the Cons has consequences)

Real change ONLY comes from DIRECT ACTION.

A Five Step Program for Democrats: How to Win in 2012

To Grandmother's Rave We Go

Soldier-turned-singer: US ordered me to attack Russian troops

Investigation shows elevated levels of lead in grocery bags (this is important)

A leading German footballer has urged gay players to come out

So the Church is training more exorcists.

Something to agree upon.

Gingrich says to pare down "big gov't" the Dept. of Energy should be eliminated

Scotts Miracle-Gro names former EPA head to board...Things that make you go, HMMMMM:

Jeff Bridges joins the campaign to publicize and stamp out childhood hunger.

Fannie, Freddie Could Cost U.S. $259 Billion while TARP bailout to banks makes money.

Disgusting comments follow LTTE in Dubuque, Iowa paper

The Riches vs. The Palins- Coincidence? You be the judge.

What will Congress concentrate on?

Video: Jim Swilley, Georgia Megachurch Pastor, Comes Out To Congregation After Gay Teen Suicides

Democrats and the Rule of Law

Is Obama a Democrat?

Mr. President, why not go for broke? What do you have to lose?

John Boehner, A Profile in Corporatism

Greg Mitchell: When Antiwar Protest Turned Fatal: The Ballad of Norman Morrison

Tina Fey Honored With Mark Twain Prize At Kennedy Center - airs on PBS tonight 9 p.m. ET (Sunday)

Repug POS of the week: Iowa State Senate Repug leader Paul McKinley

Prophetic words from an iconic work

Another one that give christians a bad name.......

Tina Fey/Mark Twain Prize PBS now.

Democratic Rep. Ben Chandler wins close Ky. race

Explosion at Playa del Carmen resort kills 6

In January, my father is being profile in Mother Jones magazine due to his book and website

Police use water cannon to arrest suspect

One of 4 People in Ohio Missing Family Case Found Safe, Suspect Arrested

Tiger's $50 Million bachelor pad

Welcome back home to the USA President Obama

Mel Gibson out, Bill Clinton in! Shoots Cameo for THE HANGOVER 2

Oh Crap... Do NOT Click On This Link !!!

Humanists' 'holiday' ads attack God, Bible

Humanists' 'holiday' ads attack God, Bible

With two wars going on, if wealthy won't put blood on the line, how about cash...

CCC & WPA, Tariffs and strict buy USA policies for federal/state

Death Panels, VAT Will Fix Debt Crisis - Krugman on with Amanpour

Gulf Oil Spill: Tracking the Claims -- 'Kind of like going to battle'

Poor minorities and liberal bloggers

I heard Daniel and Patricia Ellsberg speak yesterday, and it was stunning.

Bankers Association Looking Forward To ‘Better Outcomes’ From The Incoming Republican

A Memorial : The DUers we have left behind.

McDonald's Japan New 'Christmas Set' Challenges KFC Chicken Tradition

Need help from DU History buffs:

More on the foiled military coup d'etat against FDR by American industrialists

Chinese automaker SAIC Motor Corp reaches deal take a stake of about 1 percent in General Motors

Haiti Sees Spike in Cholera Deaths (917 Dead)

How Would You Solve the Deficit? Budget Calculator on NYT

How Would You Solve the Deficit? Budget Calculator on NYT

I am listening to the Bill Cunningham show

how about us southern leftists?

George Bush actually said that Katrina undermined

Of all the cartoons of the week, this one just about sums up what is about to

John McCain wants another study on DADT repeal

How Talking Points Memo Got Started-10th Anniversary!

Strategy Queston: Confusion on Why No Middle Class Down Tax Extension Vote BEFORE Election

Fair & Balanced: Fox "News" lead story is on "crippled, hobbled Dems" and "eager, invigorated GOP"

Christmas\birthday\ special occasion gift idea

NY Times: Defying Trend, Canada Lures More Migrants

"The US Corporatocracy" - updated 11/13/2010 to include "Debt Commission Report" and other issues.

OOooo what a cute soundtrack Quitter has on her "reality" show!1

The end of a coalition... this is why we are so damn divided

Please review my latest editorial dedicated to Kip's nephew...

Please review my latest editorial dedicated to Kip's nephew...

What am I missing??

Looks like Cantor is gearing up for THIRD war.

Gail Sheehy: How Whitman, Fiorina & McMahon's $217 million in campaign money could have helped

Singer James Blunt 'stopped World War 3' (Kosovo, 1999)

Nicolas Sarkozy moves further to the right

TV viewers: What will you be watching at 9pm est tonight?

Social Security Judges Face Violent Threats

Social Security Judges Face Violent Threats

Tax INCREASE on $200K - $500K "small business" earners if Bush Tax Cuts EXPIRED: $700.

Ireland's young flee abroad as economic meltdown looms

Cindy McCain looks petrified standing by McCain since her last attempt at independence.

If Obama had Eric Cantor charged with Logan Act crimes...

Life After Lula: Meet Dilma Rousseff, Brazil's first woman president

If you watched that "60 minute" show on gas drilling, be aware

The Foreclosure Crisis Spells Disaster For The Economy - FDL

Did somebody declare war on Yemen?

Driver in fatal Conn. crash sues victim's parents

John "Git 'er Done" McCain: "Get The Study, Have Hearings, Examine It, See If It's What We Want"...

NYT asks how DOJ can still argue 'with a straight face' that Congress will end DADT

What would do it for you?

What would do it for you?

National Opt Out Day -Nov 24- Just say NO to TSA stupidity

Oklahoma solves sodium thiopental shortage problem (drug used in lethal injections)

Digby On the TSA Airline Security Incident & Submission To Authority

Oppose bill for the US government to block websites.

Got to say this about Sarah Palin:

Conventional Wisdom says that Obama needs to do two things...

How would you feel about flying in a jet made in China?

Five killed in California crash involving 12 motorcycles

Robert Reich: 2 American economies going in opposite directions

The "War of Ideas" is over and guess who won

There Hasn't Been One Significant Progressive Program Enacted Into Law for the Past 30+ Years

Ooh look.. "real" news and honesty...

Ooh look.. "real" news and honesty...

Protect Social Security from the coming lies of Republicans

Schumer nails it on Face the Nation. Every Democrat should be saying what he's saying right now.

Reading this is making me wonder what kind of "cat" is in Glenn Beck's bag

Elections highlight Obama's eroding base ....

It's shocking to realize, yet again, that Bush really is a dumb sonofabitch

It's shocking to realize, yet again, that Bush really is a dumb sonofabitch

TSA ejects Oceanside (CA) man from airport for refusing security check


Libertarian Reason magazine joins growing chorus condeming Beck's Soros attacks

So, I see the 2012 campaign has already begun at DU

New York Times Interactive feature: You fix the deficit!

Freeper: "No striaght guy that I know, wants to bunk NEAR or WITH a “gaY’ guy"

TR on criticism

Why don't we just raise taxes on the wealthy temporarily...

Drunk Driver SUING Parents of Boy He RAN OVER And KILLED

On "Pride" and "Power" messages...

American-English Political Dictionary

My mother-in-law is visiting from Japan. A neighbor gave her a flag taken from Okinawa in 1945

Ecuador threatens oil companies with eviction

Ecuador threatens oil companies with eviction

George W. Bush says he is glad to be out of the Oval Office because he doesn't have to

Looking through some old bookmarks, I came across this one by NanceGreggs from exactly 3 years ago.

We can't wait any longer: Time to rebuild the Democratic Party

We can't wait any longer: Time to rebuild the Democratic Party

CNN: Arizona voters approve medical marijuana measure

"Collaborwocky": A Parody

Mayor Gavin Newsom vetoes fast-food toy ban

Barbara Bush had doctors save her miscarried fetus in a jar

Dick Cheney is one evil fuck

God is a pedophile

Breaking on CNN - explosion at the Hotel Riviera in Playo del Carma, Mexico

Yes, I do smoke.


Feds Rule District Can Limit School Choice For Special Education Students

I bought NEW BALANCE MADE IN THE US of A shoes today at DSW warehouse

What rights do mortgage borrowers have?

Are Amish fireplace claims a bunch of hot air?

We were just discussing a conversation we had at the laundromat this afternoon

The deficit commission's agenda is not to reduce the deficit but rather to destroy the middle class

The world economic crisis "turned the G20 summit for global economic cooperation into a snake pit"

A Question for DU Accountants re Sub S Corps & the Bush Tax Cuts

Three-year-old girl sobs "stop touching me" as TSA agent forcibly gropes her (with video)

Psychologist who developed CIA torture techniques might lose license

McAlester, Ok objects to Westboro protest

It's the DEMOCRATIC PARTY, Damn it! Can we get everyone on board, please?

I worked for Obama in 2008 and feel no remorse.

In Regards To The Alleged $250 SS Payment What About a 2nd Rebate Stimulus For Low Income Americans?

Westboro Bus Tires Flattened In Okla.

Kitty Delenn's update: post-treatment!

Kitty Delenn's update: post-treatment!

Time to find new leadership, Now.

Obama to Switch Party

"Too bad we can't afford to treat your leukemia"

It’s Official: Rich Declare War on the Middle Class

PA governor will cut Medicaid. Following Texas' lead in eliminating it. He is

PA governor will cut Medicaid. Following Texas' lead in eliminating it. He is

Coming Soon: Farmageddon...The Unseen War on American Family Farms

THE NATION: Obama Without Tears

What professional journalists would ask Bush about September 11

Bloomberg used secrecy in hiring new school chief to replace Joel Klein.

Someone Asked me Why I Hate my Country

This "Fracking" for natural Gas is a joke. And the "Halliburton Loophole" is worse....

News Alert! Lameduck Congress may try to quietly pass a retroactive mortgage fraud immunity bill!

News Alert! Lameduck Congress may try to quietly pass a retroactive mortgage fraud immunity bill!

Mama Grizzly too close to the bears?

MERS 101

TSA encounter at SAN [San Diego airpoirt]

National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 14 - 20, 2010

"Help a DUer @ Wishadoo!": Sunday 11/14/10

Am I missing something....

Even on the compost pile

Cat games

Relationship question

No words for this. Seriously....

Company Memo RE: Gala Christmas Party

Is it acceptable to be circumcised while breastfeeding at Olive Garden?

Hollywood's Hidden Parking Lot (mother lode of movie cars)

Take a moment today...

Johann Johannsson - Sun's Gone Dim

My poll needs love and affection

Why MiddleFingerMom hasn't dated for awhile:

There's nothing more filling than a good meatball hero.

REALLY proud of my middle daughter - she was selected as a judge for yesterday's karate tournament.

Laughing Song

:-) :-) :-) ^^^^^ @@@@@ ***** Medulla Oblongata APPRECIATION THREAD ***** @@@@@ ^^^^^ :-) :-) :-)

11 Nerdy Moments Guaranteed to Make You Cry

There was a lot in Kung Fu Panda for adults to enjoy .

Keith Olbermann named new Head Coach of the Minnesota Vikings!

Many too small boxes and Maru

Jhoon Rhee Taekwondo Nobody Bother Me Commercial

The LBN circumcision thread is at 486. It needs the Lounge to tip it over 500.

Congrats, 'Boys

Shark attack

Somali Pirates Refuse to Board Carnival Cruise Ships

Kindle, yea or nay. Clue us (o.k., ME!1) very late bloomers, please.

OMG skinner did it again

What happened to the DUer with 'syrup' as part of

You know what the shame was about The Walking Dead was?

So, I just saw the movie It's Complicated and would like to know...

What a beatiful weekend here in Southern California.

Is it possible to increase resolution of a photo?

Ah another weekend accomplished

Cute baby porcupine

Ketchup that is more tangy than sweet?

OMFG! Guns N' Roses recording follow-up to their SMASH HIT "Chinese Democracy!" OMFG! O-M-F-G!

A little off the side of having to deal with politics,,,,

If you went to a Skynyrd show and they DID NOT PLAY Free Bird, what would you do?

The Awesome Power Of Bob Marley:

DU prayers, vibes for my ex's dad

I kissed a woman for the first time in 16 years last night

Free to Good Home: RAT FACE

What you reading this week DU? Me I'm going to start reading "The Tiger"

Heads up everyone Caribou Barbies Alaska starts

The phrase of the day is "groin check". Replace any word in a thread title with "groin check".

I got "The Pacific" on DVD as a gift for my birthday. Watched 2 episodes so far.

Husband threatens to throw urine at pregnant wife

Smartphones - Hard Drives spin in them these days?

come wee little friend....

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Shot Of 2% Edition

Please give this artist 10 minutes of your time.

Care to view some purty pictures and identify some plants?



The deluxe six-disc edition of Springsteen's Darkness On The Edge Of Town, in stores Tuesday

How come Ian McKellen didn't play Dumbledore in the Harry Potter movies?

So, saw World's Greatest Dad the other night and...

Ladies (and guys who like guys), is bald/balding a deal-breaker?

5 Sunday questions

Murphy's Law of Cat Food - If it's on Sale, the Cat Won't Like It

Post a favorite novelty song (and now I can't get it out of my head...)

In 595 "views" Graywarrior's "Thread That Never Dies" will hit 100,000

Saccharin and trust

The song "Bad Company" by the band Bad Company is on the album "Bad Company"--

1971 Mercedes Benz 280SE 3.5 Convertible vs. 1970 Pontiac GTO Judge Convertible

My dad fell getting out of the bathtub. Can I get some vibes for him tonight. We haven't

Best way to remove the adhesive sticky crap from a cookie sheet...

Another brilliant example of Connecticut signage

The Raveonettes play at a club down the street from me tomorrow night!

Need help re: feral cats.

Touched by greatness: Get it right here. What are your experiences

Do you own something from the 19th century?

Monday's kitteh (nite nite)

Baby Otter Plays With Stuffed Walrus (CUTE!)

It's official. The Walking Dead is one cool drama.

Olbermann used to have such a Ron Burgandy moustache.

My other old lady rabbit died this morning

Brag about what you're making (or having) for Thanksgiving!

KBR knew of Oregon soldiers' exposure to cancer-causing hexavalent chromium in Iraq

Arizona Sheriff used hidden database to misspend up to $80 million, officials claim

Netanyahu Agrees to Push for Freeze in Settlements

Taliban mount series of attacks in Afghanistan

Berlusconi Wants Italian Budget Approved Before Confidence Vote

Singer James Blunt 'stopped World War 3' (Kosovo, 1999)

Chilcot inquiry's credibility 'is on edge of an abyss' (Iraq war inquiry)

Aung San Suu Kyi could call for lifting of Burma sanctions

Bank Raid Could Have Been Warning Against Planned WikiLeaks Russian Corruption Expose Says Lebedev

Libertarian Reason magazine joins growing chorus condeming Beck's Soros attacks

Barack Obama pledges to push nuclear New Start treaty through Congress

FBI: Man Once Thought Dead Arrested in Kidnapping

Psychologist in Terror War (architect of Bush-era interrogation tactics) Is Subject of Complaint

Psychologist in Terror War (architect of Bush-era interrogation tactics) Is Subject of Complaint

West cannot defeat al-Qaeda, says UK forces chief

Karzai wants US to 'reduce operations'

Israeli source: Cabinet likely to accept U.S. trade for settlement freeze

Student's deportation put off as Feinstein intervenes

Obama opposes permanent tax break for wealthy: aide

British couple kidnapped by Somali pirates freed after ransom payment

Probe is sought of lead in reusable grocery bags

Lebanon arrests preacher who praised 9/11 hijackers (Omar Bakri Mohammed)

Missing teen found; whereabouts of other 3 unknown

Chinese mine in Afghanistan threatens ancient find

Heroic N.J. teacher was sacrificed for political cause in hidden video

Fighting for Liberalism is fighting for fair taxation.

I like this article, because it addresses INSTITUTIONAL traits of Presidency established by Bush.

I could support a raising of incomes with tax-breaks -- But not "temporary" extensions for all

Bush: "I miss being Pampered"

We lose ourselves when we compromise the very ideals that we fight to defend.

Human pyramids and throatsingers to be named 'cultural treasures'

We can't wait any longer: Time to rebuild the Democratic Party

The Oval Office: A future reality show starring Sarah Palin!!!

Karzai: US Should Cut Back Afghan Military Operations

Obama to Switch Party (Satire)

A president is not a dictator, that being said what compromise would progressives accept?

Meet the Tea Party's first 2012 target...they are targeting the last of the moderate Repubs

Obama should call Republicans' bluff: Embrace key GOP proposals -- and see if they play ball

Rand Paul Is Still Waiting for Obama To Call Him

Obama Says He’s Committed to Middle-Class Tax Cut Extension

O.K., You Fix the Budget

Is America a front for a corporate crusade?

"It really hit him: ‘I’m going back to Jakarta as president'. That's a powerful thing"

"I have an iReggie, who has my books, my newspapers, my music all in one place."

What I would like to hear from Thom and/or Keith tomorrow

David Axelrod on Meet the Press with David Gregory this Morning

16 Ways to Cut the Deficit

Photos: Around the World in 10 News Cycles (The Obama Presidency, days 655-664)

Does anybody remember an interview when Obama said this?:

Does anybody remember an interview when Obama said this?:

"Obama rested and ready for clash with Republicans"

Lib Dem internal elections see anti-Tory candidates take key positions

It is a huge gamble not to extend taxcuts for the wealthy?

Tea Party attacks people who are bad spellers!

Obama May Deny KSM a Trial; Give Up on Closing Gitmo

My question is if Obama loses in 2012 should he step aside in 2016?

Somebody Got To Cindy

compromise is like a bowel movement: it may be necessary, but it is distasteful to announce it

I think it should be understood that DU is not, has never been, will never be Obama's base. . .

Sarah Palin accused of breaking countryside rules in TV nature show

Define "corporatist democrat"

Almost half of the incoming GOP House members have never held elected office.

Another stupid poll about 2012(will the Dems take back the house?)

WTF!!! Huffington Post is becoming another Drudge

LAPD officer resigns amid allegations he tapped police database on behalf of gang member

Airport Scanner Manufacturer accompanies Obama to India

some new music

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Wall Street Part 2

A Democratic Future Is Now

Chris Hedges: Objectivity Morally Neutered the Press

This Hour Has 22 Minutes: Canadian Tea Party

This Hour Has 22 Minutes: "It Gets Better" for ex-gays

Canadian comedy show ambushes Christine O'Donnell

It Gets Better- Weird Liberal Head

Military spending, collapse of US empire

Love Dogs

Republican Victory and US Afghan Iran Policy

MSNBC w/ Cenk - GOP Civil War Over Earmarks & DADT

Chris Hedges: Perverting the Gospel

Effects of Spain's foreclosure laws

Bill Maher and Michael Moore - November 12, 2010

Business in Afghanistan, Connections Matter Most

New twist to US foreclosures

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Wall Street Part 3

Jesse Ventura Conspiracy Theory: Wall Street Part 1

Money bought California gubernatorial race despite Whitman's loss

Face the Nation, Nov. 14, 2010 (Rand Paul; Chuck Schumer)

13 Year Old Forced to Remove American Flag from Bike

99ers Extending federal unemployment benefits through 2011

Sarah Palin Puppet!

"Limbaugh (How Low Can You Go?)" by Roy Zimmerman

Students Wear 'Straight Pride' Shirts

*GERMAN PEOPLE AWAKE* Nuclear Waste Train Stopped as Police Cry for their Mommies

Republican Says God will deal with Climate Change

Dylan Ratigan: Outsourcing Becomes Major Economic Problem

Neo-Nazi Rally in Arizona Got Ugly

Karzai wants U.S. to reduce military operations in Afghanistan.

Try Something Hard: Governing

The Strange Case of Jon Stewart: Dr. Heckle and Mr. Hide

Eric Cantor's Pledge of Allegiance

Sirens, Egyptian and Equine

Torture in US Prisons

Der Spiegel: 'I'm Not Fomenting Revolution, I'm Studying It'

Incompatible Interests: The Truth Blurs for Bush and Schroder

NY TImes: Try Something Hard: Governing

How The Chilean Miners Survived

" A Party for the Middle Class!" by: Mike Lux (Dem Lobbyist)

David Axelrod..Guest on this morning's "Meet the Press!"

Junior Democrats in Senate seek to change the way chamber does business.

Sunday Funnies: Best Political Cartoons of the Week

Financial reform law offers look at lobbyists' efforts to shape it

Dear Mr. President, Please Don't Extend The Bush Tax Cuts For The Wealthiest Americans

Banks Get Bailouts, We Get Shared Sacrifice (Marshall Auerback, New Deal 2.0)

Robert Fisk: Canberra, Ankara and other 'fake' capitals

President Obama: Time to pick a fight

Sasha Abramsky, Salon - "Obama's toughest task: Make us believe again"

Meet The Press Is A Joke

Saving the manta rays of the Maldives (BBC)

As Glaciers Melt, Scientists Seek New Data on Rising Seas

Use of hydraulic hybrid technology grows

Using Biofuels in Europe will produce much more GHG than using fossil fuels - Greenpeace report

Heinberg: The End of Growth

The Australian Government’s solar PV rebate program

For all the policy wonks: 131 years to replace gasoline?

Report questions cellulosic ethanol merits

Texas officials covered up dangerously radioactive tap water for years

A begging letter from the Brady Campaign with something left unsaid.

Is the purpose of guns in general to kill?

Journalists celebrate their day and report attacks on their profession

Angered by President ‘Pepe,’ Teachers Strike Again in Honduras

Decrease Increase U.N.-backed investigators shake up Guatemala

GMO soy bringing poverty, poor health to South America

Troop pull-out urged in Nicaragua-Costa Rica border row

BREAKING NEWS: 7 Dead in Explosion at Popular Mexican Resort

Mexico and Central America Face Hundreds of Millions in Repairs from Natural Disasters this Year

Venezuela's Chavez defends general amid scandal

An Ugly Family Affair

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Saturday, November 13)

***Bowl Projections - Week 11****

BCS Standings: Week 5

"Tangible Success" Well, Jerry, you saw it today. 33-20.

We're #1! Lions set record with 25th straight loss on the road.

Lights out at the Meadowlands

49ers win again!!

Tebow scores first passing TD

How do you feel when your "team" loses a tough game??

Texas Radio Host Attacks Joel Burns - "Stop lying, you don't have a 'husband'"

Pastor says student's suicide was tipping point for his coming out

As a gay teacher I admit that I have no idea what we can do to solve the bullying problem

Conditions Critical In Refugee Camps As Strike Continue

SNCF apologises for role in WWII Jewish deportations

Israeli student attacked by Palestinians in Italy

Just who is misguided?

The military-media combine

Catholic bishops say more exorcists are needed

New discovery could be best hint yet of the elusive Higgs boson

NASA: James Webb Space Telescope Costs Becoming Astronomical

Psychic Kids: Children of the Paranormal

Big price drop for Olympus E-PL1

I know Halloween is over, but...

Evening Sky

A few left . . .

The Pieman (not my photo, obviously)

A few pic from my Berlin trip

Which one do you like?

Some grizzly photos

Little Laura is back home - and this is what I got today- in for a penny...

A Couple of Questions

My thread was locked for "encouraging violent revolution"?

Why was my response deleted in this thread:

"Are you off your meds" used as a humorous question

2 way "ignore"