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Archives: November 22, 2010

reversing direction on a narrow dirt road with steep dropoff

Holy Shite - is New England about to blow this


The story behind top progressive organizing success of 2010

Veteran Activists Join Congressman Bobby Rush In Statements On Death Of Dr. Margaret Burroughs

60 Minutes tonight: Viktor Bout: Capturing "The Merchant of Death"

***Thank You!!!***

***Thank You!!!***

Stifling Creativity - “just stick to the curriculum”


TSA – All Obama’s Fault and the Free Market Will Fix It

The reasonable way to secure airports from terrorists attempting to smuggle explosives on board.

Breaking: 60 Minutes will be interviewing a scientist who doesn't believe in God

Drinking game!1 Am I *LATE*?!1 Palinski's having a mother-daughter DAY!1 bears, too!1

Yet another reason to hate the Insurance industry......

"Sarah Palin's Alaska" has ruined Sarah Palin's plans to become president

Why are our Christians so powerful, instrusive & generally out of control? I blame Clinton.

The Deficit of Truth and Idea; The Surplus of Lies and Greed

Lawyer: Stripper danced at Detroit mayor's house

Village Voice: Vatican Insists Condoms Still Suck, Pope Still Prude

Overlooking the real risk of an airline bombing or hijacking.

What would be the best way to stop these body scans and searches?

Meaningless action...and the USPA and me

My roomate said this..regarding TSA(funny)

Sarah Palin drops 2012 presidency hint with staff visit to Iowa

Former soccer star calls for a collapse of the banking system

You find the coolest things on FARK... (TSA bumper stickers)

Here's what will happen if you decide to strip down for the TSA agents

Ezra Klein: New 'bipartisan' health reform proposal: States go own way

David Swanson's new book-"War Is A Lie"...highly recommend

URGENT: 10 Days to Fight Fracking

TV-Movie topic Bambi Bembenek dead at 52

This week's episode of "Outsourced" skewered health care in America

This post is for the D.U.ers who tell the rest of us they're sorry for

Despite uproar, TSA boss won’t bend on pat-downs

My favorite crazy perennial Presidential minor party candidate

Food Banks and Bank Food-by Texans for Peace

Food Banks and Bank Food-by Texans for Peace

UN countires vote to accept execution of homosexuals.

New word: "infotain". What faux news does to its viewers. Discuss.

OK... So I guess the 2012 election is off then, right? Family Radio sets date for end of the world

A film that reminds me of Darrel Issa starts on WGN in a few minutes

What I don't get is that Obama panders more heavily to those

How Unemployment Insurance Helps Families and the Economy

Underwear invention protects privacy at airport

Don’t Worry About The TSA; Special Underwear Hides Your Junk

Elementary School Handbook EXPOSED for PROMOTING BULLYING

I'll admit it. I enjoy watching "Sarah Palin's Alaska

Your Police Misconduct report from the InjusticeNews Twitter Feed

Obama Renews Efforts to Counter Anti-Business Image

Sarah Palin....Who Is This Mother Nature.....

A question about electric cars.

Hmm... Justin Bieber doesn't look quite so hot without his makeup on...

TSA! How About, "Bomb Detonating Bunker?"

Our constitution trumps our "safety".

Guess where Victoria Jackson is ending up.

If I were intent on discrediting a president from the opposition party, one tactic would be . . . .

Roger Waters! Roger Waters alert! The Wall 2010 Live

I've no inclination to donate to DU

I'm still laughing at Sarah Palin's insipid remark!

TSA now needs false flag security incident to convince Americans to accept obscene pat-downs

Body scanner CEO accompanied Obama to India

And another thing about these TSA people.

Um... why do we give a shit about Michael Vick?

The Sarah Palin effect touted by the twenty four hour cable shows will be just like the

Gates: 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Report Will Be Available One Day Early

Motto for contemporary progressives

James Carville says if Hillary gave Obama one of her balls, they'd both have two!

Afghans Losing Patience

Pakistan opens its door to US ops

Jonathan Last Online (Bypass if sick of TSA Threads)

Teabagger rally

LA Times: Flaws can cancel life insurance — after death

Main Stream Media has another foe...

What would JFK say to Obama? (tea party = John Birch Society)

Medals, Medals, Everywhere

The more Obama caves, the more crazy the wingers get.

NATO, Karzai and the relics of Kabul

This weekend we re-watched Fahrenheit 9/11 with a cousin of my wife

Japan is ageing faster than any country in history, with vast consequences for its economy and

Republicans Win the Anger Game ..... A Mark Fiore animated short

Media repeats debunked claim that ending Bush tax cuts on wealthy would harm small businesses

Can this be serious: "End of an American Dream, and a Nightmare for Obama."

Can this be serious: "End of an American Dream, and a Nightmare for Obama."

Warren Buffett Tells ABC Rich People Should Pay Higher Taxes

Matt Taibbi....Please keep covering the Mortgage Mess

Oops.....Tom DeLay PWNed by his lawyer

With All Disrespect Mr President... I am glad some people get it...

Re: TSA, what happened to people with medical implants PRIOR to new policy. . .

Just watched clips from Palin's serial campaign commercial and came away with a strong impression

30 Years ago there was another drilling accident.

Whistleblower details bribes, fraud in Afghanistan

NY Times: Nations That Debate Coal Use Export It to Feed China’s Need

Mother Jones: Sarah Palin's Mystery Research Firm

A question I'd like to posit.

For Years, Drug Company Paid Top Athletes to Attract Doctors

For Years, Drug Company Paid Top Athletes to Attract Doctors

Steroid use on the rise in the Army

Our family has decided to by food and give it to a food bank for the holidays.

Salon: The War Room's Hack 30

Right-wing media promote call for private security at airports

DC area food banks are overwhelmed by demand

Hitler or not Hitler

A suggestion for some of us

Warren Ballentine:Only in America can a little pregnant white girl become a star

Excellent interview with Chalmers Johnson on Democracy Now!

When the Government takes a holiday for Christmas, does that

MSNBC questions Palin "media saturation" by posting 2 front-page Palin headlines & huge photo

Former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales: I Was 'Aware' Of Waterboarding

Are there Mother-Son purity balls?

Steve KKKing to take aim at birthright citizenship when GOP assumes control of Congress

Palin aides in Des Moines "looking into office space, other logistical needs for the coming year"

TSA chief: Body scan boycott would be mistake

New Evidence Proves First Flag Made By Betsy Ross Actually Shirt For Gay Friend

A moment of silence, in rememberance of JFK

Yea, lets don't pat down the old folks

After 47 years

Jesus!! why do these girls air there dirty laundry out in public with these famous guys

Letter in my paper today re: The Democratic acceptance of the TSA

It's snowing in Seattle!!!

Inside Sarah Palin's Inner Circle - The Palin Network

Fort Bragg puts drinking offenses on display

Airport odyssey reveals how awful and annoying we are

My Alma Mater is suffering due to shot football players

Why do we remember the things we remember? Sometimes it's easy to see why

Anti-gay groups spent nearly $1 million to oust (Iowa) Supreme Court justices

Meet the Press Uncritically Features Radical Rep Elect Alan West

DU this poll - Seattle news station poll on what we think of the new scanners

Anti-Gay Movement Fuels Hate Violence

Wikileaks predicts a world-changing event in a few months.

For-Profit Colleges May Lose Student Aid From U.S. Over Recruiting Abuses

Vow to Repeal Health Care Holds Little Promise

Airport security silliness

Quebec residents overwhelmingly support legalizing euthanasia

Searching for some good liberal literature...

What the Secret Donors Want

House and Senate Dems Out of Sync on Taxcuts

RW Blogger: The real aim of Bristol's Pistols: to expose Democratic hypocrisy on voter fraud

Never rob a doughnut shop while intoxicated

Who would you support in an NFL work stoppage?

Asmall peeve I have with all the Santa Clause shows I have seen lately.

Guandique found Guilty of the murder of Chandra Levy

Um DU admin - shouldn't Boner's head explode when hit with the punching glove?

Okay, who punched the boner?

Did the progressive era start and end with Camelot (1960 - )

Dean Baker: Ireland Should 'Do an Argentina'

US military launches world's largest satellite

Jury Reaches Verdict in Levy Murder Trial

In Ireland, Call for Election and Warning From Moody’s

The right way to honor Ronald Reagan

CBS Poll: Do New TSA Airport Screens Go Too Far?

So the Pope thinks it is okay for male prostitutes to use condoms to prevent spreading of AIDS

Simple solution to TSA scans offered 4 years ago

Simple solution to TSA scans offered 4 years ago

FRC, AFA Among New Organization Designated "Anti-Gay Hate Groups" by SPLC

I like that Representative Oompa-Loompa cries when he gets a little tap BUT

"Nov. 22, 1963: The Death of a President

"Boehner cried"...

FBI Raids Two Hedge Funds Amid Insider-Trading Case

Don't TSA me, bro!!

Making the 1000-pledge goal...

Tell Obama not to cave to Big Oil in the Arctic

Housing’s ‘shadow inventory’ rose in August

GET TO WORK EarlG!!!!!!

GOP insiders - Sharron Angle's incompetent and dysfunctional campaign

Is TSA head John Pistole an Obama appointee?

Why nearly a year for "nudie scanner or grope or else" to take effect after the panty bomber?

So tomorrow on the 47th anniversary of Kennedy's assassination, a war criminal is coming to my city

TRIVIA: which US airport did the underwear bomber's flight originate from?

OHIO: Bowling Green Voters Approve Sweeping LGBT Rights Ordinances

PHOTOSHOP: Statue of Liberty in TSA T&A scanner

Ridiculous Amounts Of Lead, Other Crap, Found On Decorative Glasses

Dalai Lama's possible retirement fuels succession fears

Let the CHANDRA LEVY Thread ORGY Begin!

Victoria Jackson has found diamonds. And they know FACTS!!!

If Hillary Clinton Ever Flies Commercial, She’ll Murder TSA

In honor of America's first collectivist commune...

I miss Grey Warrior

The Truly WTF Meaning of Christmas:

Election Analysis Looking At Who Didn't Turn Out?

$300 vs $58,000

ANALYSIS: GM's return may help Obama in Midwest

So what will be in the George W. Bush Presidential Library?

Any civil engineers out there care to offer advice to a young person in school?

Has anyone ever heard of Anderson University? Here's a story about one of their own who made good.

NPR talks with Charlie LeDuff about Detroit, Aiyana, the media, more - mp3, transcript

Ok, somebody's gotta do it. What were you doing when you heard JFK had been shot?

1 Leaf demo per Nissan dealer (and only 20,000 TOTAL for the year)

L.A. Times: Obama Still Futilely Pursuing Compromises with Republicans

Method to erase traumatic memories may be on the horizon

DeMint still raising funds to defeat Murkowski election.

the TSA will kill several over the holiday weekend

What are the health risks of these new scanners?

Damnit, we need 46 more donations so we can have Hate Mail Bag!!!

United States Navy To Put Contractors On Combat Ships To Avoid Personnel Costs

"Republicans and the White House both seem determined to make the recession worse .... "

Scientists revive ancient bacteria

CAPTION the Half-Baked Alaskan...

From HealthCare Now - Sign the Count on Me pledge to tell Congress NOT to cut Social Security....

Does existing federal law provide for expedited citizenship for non-citizens in the US military?

Islamic community center developer seeks federal funding

If you think the TSA is about a Blackwater-esque security firm?

Whoops, I just ran out of star.

Harley Davidson's ad agency fires its customer...

Southern Poverty Law Center names 5 new anti-gay hate groups

So do you think TSA will be responsible for more traffic fatalities this holiday?

Underwear Invention Protects Privacy at Airport

The French would stage a huge demonstration and shut down the airlines on T'giving

BREAKING: New video of TSA inspection that goes too far!

Why do we fear "death by terror" more than all the things that are really likely to kill us?

The great Constitution-loving patriots' first order of business: denying birthright citizenship


Levin: 'Don't ask' hearings will 'boost' passage of defense authorization bill

Rick Perry: Soon, Gov Of TX Will Be More Powerful Than POTUS

Obama beats all potential GOP rivals by 5-11 points in Virginia

Injustice (The Murder of Riley Fox & How the Police Framed Her Father for the Crime.)

Bryan Fischer of the AFA: Adolescence is a myth created by liberals to hurt marriage and capitalism

German Nazi suspect Samuel Kunz dies ahead of trial

Neff: Will the televised Prop 8 trial change everything?

Neff: Will the televised Prop 8 trial change everything?

Would you agree with this statement.

2 yr old girl probably murdered

If someone, say, Jon Stewart decided to re-enact a TSA search on TV,

JFK's Secret Service agents reflect on loss of a president (first time ever)

Should TSA procedures be used at State lines?

I wonder what they are talking about.

Michael Moore and Wendell Potter on with Keith tonight

Pi**ing me off AGAIN! Dems switch parties!

Why the TSA has ruled out body cavity searches for you, your mom, and your 13-year-old daughter:

Why the TSA has ruled out body cavity searches for you, your mom, and your 13-year-old daughter:

Fox News: They Decide & Everyone Else Reports

US nuclear transport agents seen 'in drunken incidents'

FBI RAIDS Hedge Funds:

National Health Care for the Homeless Council

Was there any discussion this morning on MoJoe re his suspension?..n/t

If birthright citizenship is revoked:

Leaking Siberian ice raises a tricky climate issue

Wackadoodle Wis. Republicans take control

Palin's PAC Reportedly Paid Big Money To Mysterious Company

Gonzales once again implicates self in Bush torture program

it's the incompetence, stupid!

Tweety calls Huckabee "Huckle-chuckle"

Al Qaeda Promises U.S. Death By A 'Thousand Cuts'

Secretary of Transportation LaHood: We’re Looking Into Technology To Disable Cell Phones In Vehicles

The Good, The Bad, And The Insignificant: Shadow Foreclosures Surge

Afghanistan - Troubling Poll Results

Afghanistan - Troubling Poll Results

TSA chief rules out body cavity searches

Has anybody here seen my old friend John?

Niwdog's Law (a poll)

As a Catholic, I think the pope's proclamation re condoms does not compute.

Over 330 die in stampede at Cambodian festival

Guess Who's More Trusted On Social Security Now? by digby

Frank blasts GOP for siding with China against Bernanke

Cavity searches have not been ruled out. They simply have said they have no plans for them.

Cavity searches have not been ruled out. They simply have said they have no plans for them.

TSA workers should Unionize and then strike because of deplorable working conditions...

My doctor molested me!

My doctor molested me!

Rep. Holt: TSA's full-body obsession is 'misguided, counterproductive and potentialy dangerous'

Important Heads up: Michael Moore and Whistleblower Wendell Potter on Olbermann Tonight

Bush's book. How much bullshit are we expected to eat?

Where Evolution Went Wrong

LOL- The man renting Rahm Emanuel's house filed to run for mayor of Chicago

A solution for HCR *and* TSA, it's a two-fer!

Irish general election looms amid economic crisis

If The Economy Were To Collapse

Landline-only polls produce Republican bias, study confirms

Impossible to defeat "Strategy of a thousand cuts"

Does George H.W. Bush suffer from amnesia?

Huffington Post: Stop Promoting Palin

You be the Rep: The Combating Online Infringements and Counterfeits Act

You be the Rep: The Combating Online Infringements and Counterfeits Act

Some people say that Airline travelers have been groped by....

'Suburban' north Fulton County (GA) wants to break from 'urban' south Fulton county

Did you know that the TSA searches cars, trains, and bus passengers too?

Tonight's Episode of 'The Simpsons' -- SPOILER!!!!

Military Leaders, Newspapers, And Republicans Criticize Kyl And Senate GOP

Toddler dies after falling 50 feet from Staples Center luxury suite after LA Lakers game

****Throughout the Underground 11-20 thru 21-2010****

According to Nadler Heathrow rejected these machines

If a Republican were President that was somewhat like Bush*

I am not worried so much about terrorists as I am corporations:

What... The... L.A. Times: Obama Still Futilely Pursuing Compromises with Republicans - FDL

Alaska moving into new era as federal earmarking fades

A thought on intrusive Government (TSA) searches

Should stories about Palin be banned on DU?

Should stories about Palin be banned on DU?

Lots of people want Vick forgiven. How about Gary Condit?

MSNBC: Tell the TSA 'Don't touch my junk' – here's how

Suspicious Mail- 'Death Threats' for Bristol Palin at DWTS

"more than eight in ten Democrats saying that the president does deserve a second term"

My solution to the TSA problem... get rid of them altogether...

Dear god, shoot me now...Linda McMahon will be running a series of

Kabul 'safer for children than many Western cities'

Stampede in Cambodia kills hundreds, government says

Question to ask righties: What rights are more important than property rights and private profits?

Palin "speaks through Fox," says she'll "clean up journalism," won't "waste time with biased Couric"

Consumer Risks Feared as Health Care Law Spurs Mergers

Why do I see rightwingers' faces in all ads on facebook? Ann Coulter? Really?

John F. Kennedy: One more Sarah Palin villain

Those lucky poor people.

Stupidest Xian Fundie RW Conservative post ever!!!!

Fear of Foreclosure Fraud Driving Down REO Sales, Home Prices - FDL

Westboro Baptist Church returns, protests Jews

I do not believe in the Constitution

This poll needs attention: Are the Repubs trying to sabotage Obama

I posted the BBC interview with Michelle Bachmann

Car thief yells at mom for leaving toddler unattended

If Pakistan won't let us attack them with drones, let's declare a religious war against them

Messing with the Right Wing mind.......

Hearts for CaliforniaPeggy

President Palin?

Ex-AIPAC Official Threatens To Uncover Mass Spying At Israel Lobby

America's Emerald Prince

FBI RAIDS Hedge Funds:

Am I The Only One Who Doesn't Think Scanners and Patdowns Are a Big Deal?

Are dog owners more hardnosed about "forgiving" Michael Vick?

Annual dubious city crime rankings by CQ Press aka Morgan Quitno Press

Palin: Family life at the time of the founding was a lot like family life for Americans today..

Did you see this Poem by Calvin Trillin in "The Nation?"

Michelle Obama helps launch a new initiative to make fresh salad available during school lunch -pics

I know I'm a bit late to the party...

Cathie Black and dead union activists. Should I be worried?

The Michael Vick dogs - then and now

Where Is Four Loko Banned?

Well, well, a pattern is emerging with TSA

"I caved, I caved, I caved...," echoing in my mind.

Save the Tiger--please

Bruce Turnidge and his son loved their guns, hated President Obama, so they blew up a bank

Parting Shots: A Verbal Gunslinger Exits The House:ALAN GRAYSON interview on NPR

Teen girl dies in freak car-deer-van accident in west Michigan

Teen girl dies in freak car-deer-van accident in west Michigan

Pentagon officials to meet to address ($243 million dollar) F-35 program's problems

Passenger Chooses Strip-Down Over Pat-Down, Gets Arrested

can someone help me with this SB 510 food safety bill

HEADLINE: TSA chief warns against boycott of airport scans

This is a disgrace

Props to Motortrend for slamming back at Limbaugh

Toon- The hard truth slowly dawning on a conservative

A close look at the 3 plans to cut budget deficits on the backs of working people and the elderly


The TSA bashing first started on RW media (Rush, Fox) as an issued talking point

‘Simpsons’ invents new Fox News motto: "Not Racist, But #1 With Racists"

Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments 1848

Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments 1848

Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments 1848

Auth toon on GM

President Obama has a problem, 49 percent of voters say he doesn't deserve a second term

Does Tweety really not know that

Life & Style Mag: Willow Palin took part in 1 AM drug deal

You probably haven't heard this from the 'liberal' media: Republican could be ousted over vote fraud

I really think there is a super credible threat now and that is why

A tragic end to 70 years of marriage

ROFL the Mooselini Cult was swooning at Sarah's second episode

Have the Dems learned nothing from their mistakes? Steve Israel, conservative D, to lead 2012 DCCC

What's up with this? We've always hit 1000 donations by Sunday night!

3 Women Say TSA Screeners Groped Vaginas During Pat-Down

Article read on Randi Rhodes last week?

Do you know what's good about Patdowngate?

Comparing what doctors do to what the TSA does is fucking idiotic.

Actual Liberals have been opposed to TSA groping and xrays, etc., since before Obama was a Senator

Is anybody else ready for a General Boycott yet?

Forget the Carter Comparisons, Obama Is Following in the Footsteps of Harry Truman

Principal makes unannounced visit to absentee student home..

Record bear killed by hunter had been fed by resort worker/restaurant for 17 years

"Roll Back the Reagan Tax Cuts" Thom Hartmann

Amazing New President Obama Website !!

A timely quote I ran into:

WikiLeaks: "Next Release Is 7x The Size Of The Iraq War Logs"

Current caretaker of Michael Vick's surviving dogs releases a statement

Walk away from ALL Opinion based news!

Just What Do They Want?


11,023 tell GOP: "Repeal your OWN health care, hypocrites!"

This isn't about safety, it's about obedience

Holy Shit !!! - Deposition: Countrywide Never Sent Mortgage Notes to Trust - FDL

Over 100 U.S. charter schools now officially tied to Turkish Gulen movement.

Over 100 U.S. charter schools now officially tied to Turkish Gulen movement.

OK, here we go again, and our numbers dwindle: But where were you 11/22/63?

This week, Obama has an 85% approval rating among liberal Democrats, and 81% among Democrats overall

In the coming week, it's going to be hard for lots of people to find something to be thankful for...

RE: Micheal Vick, any ex con who has done his time, then is able to contribute to society . . .

RE: Micheal Vick, any ex con who has done his time, then is able to contribute to society . . .

Paul Krugman: There Will Be Blood ("My Sense Is Most Americans Still Don’t Understand This Reality")

Are they really stupid? My conversation with a convenience store clerk

US Ivory Towers are Built on Foundations - Which are Cracking

New Jersey Passes Landmark Anti-Bullying Legislation With Veto-Proof Majority

What does the consumer economy look like where you live?

This Thanksgiving Week, Remember Those That History Foresakes

Will Michael Vick ever be forgiven?

Do you approve of the job Obama is doing as president?

So, the equal pay for women bill didn't pass. Who here cares?

"You Can Say Merry Christmas to Me"

Parting Shots: A Verbal Gunslinger Exits The House:ALAN GRAYSON interview on NPR

John Lennon Documentary To Air On PBS (tonight) (YAY!)

Watching John Lennon story on PBS last night made me think, if John were alive, I wonder what he'd

Afghanistan's disheartened

This country is split so badly now along blue - red that one side is endangering

*Sigh* -- It's gonna be a looooooooong Thanksgiving holiday

Senator Lautenberg is giving Napolitano the business right now

Argument I'm Currently Having Re: Deregulation

The Rude Pundit: Ted Rall and the Rude Pundit Talk Revolution, Part 1 (We've Been Here Before)

The Rude Pundit: Ted Rall and the Rude Pundit Talk Revolution, Part 1 (We've Been Here Before)

TSA Readies for Unionization = Repubican Assault on TSA & Gov't Employees

Oh, in case someone tells you the new TSA procedures are necessary because of the Xmas bomber...

Democrats can say what they want about President Obama, but they won't beat him.

Here comes Cracker's insanely infectious earworm "Teen Angst (What The World Needs Now)"...

Funky Fanfare

If you are,or know,a John Prine fan-great t-shirt offers

Are you going to watch the last episode of "The Next Iron Chef" tonight?

Ok, which Lounger was at the airport?

"Mein lieber 3-hund."

So, I was facebook-friended by a European cutie I have never met.

Where is my cellphone?

Whoever got me that anonymous star... thank you very much.

Just watched "Kick Ass"

Drinking game!1 Am I *LATE*?!1 Palinski's having a mother-daughter DAY!1 bears, too!1

Stick a fork in Favre.

I decided not to go into work tomorrow..Whose's with me?

Rules of The Blues

Harry Potter DH Part I

Where is my cellophane?

Looks like I'll be here for T-Day.

Jesus Fuck, all these newbie assholes in GD are making my head explode. Please, tell me that some

The walking Dead is starting now. AMC not C Span

For those who watch Extreme Home Makeover: The first episode in Jan will have a friend's relatives.

I know that you've been told, hep,hep,hep, It's not fair to tease...

Winter's Here!!!

Abdominal Wall Hernia Surgery

Hmm... Justin Bieber doesn't look quite so hot without his makeup on...

Once again a TV show thinks giving away plastic surgery is a fun thing to do

Venture Brother's season finale rocked. (no spoilers)

Mythbuster's Thanksgiving!

Monday Morning Photo: Big BIG Pizza

My theory about where earworms come from. I came up with this yesterday,

COMIC-CON 2011 tickets went on sale for a lucky 25 or so people who managed to get up early enough

Fuck snow and cold.

I won't read some posters posts

That was odd... Not so stupid cat trick..

So, this pirate walks into a bar with a steering wheel shoved down his pants.

I can thank my damn cats for the BO was sporting earlier today.

91 year old Pete Seeger's latest song.

John Hawkes in Winter's Bone....Great job...

Boner just got his shiner!

The graphics for the fund drive?

A new beer is born.

Childress has been fired

Seriously, is there a better album than "Aladdin Sane" by David Bowie

HAHAHAHA! Boehner is a GIRLY MAN! (TM Ahnuld)

George W. Bush: Miss me yet? (warning! graphic smugness!)

A punctuation question (any real geeks here?)

I did a bit of proper re-shelving at Borders....

From Gary Moore's 2005 Phil Lynott tribute concert: "Whiskey In The Jar"

Metallica - "Whiskey In The Jar," live in Dublin, 2006

Stuff I miss about Europe: Quaker Cruesli

Thin Lizzy - "The Boys Are Back In Town" LIVE

electricity question

Tomorrow morning I get to shave!

How to make an 8 and 10 year old make you feel dumb!

Girl with amazing basketball shooting skills

welcome and question for all the new members...

Does anyone know when the War on Christmas begins? Is it Black Friday??

2 yr old girl probably murdered

Bobby Womack - "Across 110th Street"

Clip of last night's The Simpsons' shot at Fox News

Some nice late-80s alt-jangle-pop: The Mighty Lemon Drops - "Crystal Clear (World Without End)"

Let's keep janglin'...Ian Thornley, formerly with Big Wreck, "That Song"

From Echo & the Bunnymen, Ian McCulloch & Will Sergeant's band Electrafixion, "Lowdown"

HEADS UP, Zappa fans: New 3-CD set in honor of his 70th birthday, 1978 Live @ Hammersmith Odeon

11/22 - The Day I Celebrate The Effectiveness Of DU's "Ignore This User" Button

So, I've decided to make Thanksgiving dinner at home, just for me.

Your oh crap and it's a holiday week too Monday kitteh

What do you think of faux pas vs real pas?

Update on my old Pretzel kitteh.

anybody else watch that John Lennon story on PBS tonight?

How do people who are home all day not weigh 500lbs?

New picture of Lilya.

What's your opinion on feral cats?

This is not a photoshop!

What do you think of faux fur vs real fur?

"Los Angeles Vikings..."

I like what the Military Channel is doing Thursday.

So, I'm getting married on Wednesday

WOOHOOO! I'm #1000! nt

Back from Africa Again...

For my daughter's 21st birthday

Anyone doing Nanowrimo this year?

What do you think of faux hair vs real hair?

Why I Hate The Movie, "The Social Network"

More REM-style, angst-ridden jangle pop: The Refreshments, "Don't Wanna Know"

How about Merle Haggard's new song..Wishing All These Old Things Were New...

I'm going to go work for the salvation army tomorrow.

Someone explain to me the appeal of Justin Bieber because I just don't get it

I miss Grey Warrior

A little "Daddy bragging time", here...

Hey, I just wanted to thank you lounge residents.

CONFESS!!!! What is your claim to fame???

My friend died this morning.

Roger Waters! Roger Waters alert! The Wall 2010 Live

What should I take to Thanksgiving dinner at someone's house?

Post Something that CRACKS YOU UP!

I'm a totally self-serving, manipulative wife and I'm not sorry

It's snowing in Seattle!!!

Desperately need suggestions for books to read to kid!

I just tried to force-feed my ailing old cat. It didn't go very well.

Idiot Wind

Pentagon officials to meet to address F-35 program's problems

This needed to be said...

Who is leading a prominent progressive movement?

For President Obama, a Little Help From His Friends

Pentagon Moves Up Release Of DADT Study To November 30th

We all know that the US leads the way and most countries follow, when

Wohoo, I think DU will make its goal for donations!

President and Mrs. Obama to attend the Royal Wedding?

"Counter-programming the U.S. Chamber of Commerce"

OK, enough . . . Palin's supposed to be a valid presidential contender at this time.

Good Housekeeping rates best frozen, pre-made & mix pie crusts

TSA Chief said today, "In the short-term there will not be any changes.”

Imagine if Pistole (TSA Chief) gets fired or resigns...what's his next gig, how much will it pay?

No matter what this President does, it will never be good enough

JFK and RW Cubano exilio Miami today

Dang that Sarah Palin knows how to "man up"

USA Today headline claims Obama is the problem on START Treaty while republicans

Eleanor Clift: It is time for President Obama to take courageous stands on behalf of working people

The Coming Battles over the Defense Budget

Be really honest, would you vote for a quitter who has a TV show?

I'm inspired

Saving Progressivism From Obama

Listen up, China and India will never get together, they too stupid to

Big Ed and Mark Papantonio BASHING President Obama on air

"Website: Media magnate Murdoch preps digital newspaper for iPad" And the propaganda grows and grows

Krugman expects the worst.

The invisible hand of the free market will save the economy (no, seriously!)

OK: now what? Do you have any fight left?

Groups call on safety regulator to reject radioactive shipment

Quinnipiac '12 Poll: Obama tied or leading all major GOP candidates

Obama's Failures... and Ours

"Where Were You" - 2006 DU JFK post deserves a re-read:

Walking Dead last night (spoilers)

Expect Bingaman to announce 2012 plans in March

I've been monitoring MSNBC all day and almost every show had a segment on Palin for President

To paraphrase [a la "Krugman on Krugman"]:

TV dramas give misleading view of mental illness, claims report

RUH ROH!! FBI raids 3 hedge funds in insider case

Second U.S. company gets stem cell go-ahead

Second U.S. company gets stem cell go-ahead

Could Pete Hoekstra mount a challenge for Sen. Debbie Stabenow's seat in 2012?

David Axelrod talks to Fox News about his daughter's epilepsy

Norris Church Mailer, Artist and Ally, Dies at 61

Time for House Republicans to govern, but Boehner can't find adults in his party

Involuntary, multiple X-rays from TSA

Senate Extends TANF, But Fails To Renew Popular, Job-Creating TANF Emergency Fund

Alaska Senate candidate McAdams returns to quieter life in Sitka

Underwear invention protects privacy at airport

Plouffe to White House, Axelrod may exit sooner

BP says it won't fight cap waiver on spill damages Reuters ...They blinked !

Kabul 'safer for children than many Western cities'

The Two Most Essential, Abhorrent, Intolerable Lies Of George W. Bush's Memoir

How dark is our future?

29 escape barefoot from flooded Chinese coal mine

Woman who questioned Obama on jobs, loses hers

Ireland crisis: Ruling coalition partner urges election

Presidential wannabe Mike Huckabee shamelessly wooing social conservatives in Iowa this weekend.

Lieberman to Push for Iran War Resolution?

US firms warn Irish over tax move

Those that work in customer service, What is the strangest thing you've ever seen a customer do?

Gunmen slay former Mexico state governor

mtp..."fair and balanced" - - not!

O ye gurus of DU: Is there a relationship between Perot, Paul, and the Tea Party?

You're the President.

Tweety Nailed It Re: Republican Obstructionism

Egypt denies Mubarak swayed Bush on grounds to invade Iraq

Obama seeks approach to counter anti-business image

For-Profit Colleges May Lose Access to U.S. Aid Over Violations

Haiti cholera death toll rises to 1,344

Jury convicts Salvadoran immigrant Ingmar Guandique of murdering D.C. intern Chandra Levy

Germany Closes Reichstag Dome to Tourists Amid Heightened Terrorism Alert

3 Kids Critical, Mom Dead After Shooting Rampage

U.S., European Officials Scramble To Stop Expected Terror Attack

US launches giant eavesdropping satellite

Boston Globe editorial: Obama wisely holds his ground

St. Louis tops list of most dangerous US cities

Resolution in US Congress backs India's UNSC bid Read more: Resolution in US Congress backs India's

All but 1 SOA Watch protester found guilty

Who is your favourite *fictional* POTUS?

FBI raids offices of three hedge funds

TSA chief admits he withheld information on pat-downs

Bolivian Leader Lectures Gates About US Behavior

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 22

Circus lions rescued from inhumane conditions

Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Run Again for Elective Office

AP IMPACT: Cadmium, lead found in drinking glasses

Under New Rules, Insurers Will Spend More on Patient Care

Age of innocence died right there

What are you Thankfull for this Thanksgiving?

Remembering President Kennedy's Assassination

Barney Frank mum on 2012 Senate race

Poll: Sarah Palin can't beat Obama. But Mitt Romney can.

Stampede at Cambodia festival kills 105: police

Report: Cell Phone Photo Helped Plug BP Well

'Uribe advised aide to seek asylum over wiretap scandal'

Pitt students, professor get Medicare funding for 81-year-old

Poll: Nearly two-thirds of Americans support full-body scanners at airports

TSA chief apologizes to traveler with ostomy

Body-scanner makers spent millions on lobbying

Tea party newsletter disseminates misleading information on the DREAM Act

Former Don Young aide sentenced in Abramoff scandal

Steve Buscemi is America's greatest living actor

Extending Tax Cuts Will Create Jobs: George W. Bush

Jury convicts Guandique of murdering Chandra Levy

Gonzales: I Was 'Aware' Of Waterboarding

WikiLeaks: New release 7 times size of Iraq logs

Health plans must spend premiums on medical care

Franken wants antitrust probe of Comcast

U.S. corn ethanol "was not a good policy" - Gore

Protest staged at Government Buildings

Utah man posts video of TSA searching shirtless boy

Report: Nuclear weapon drivers sometimes got drunk

Canada’s oilsands strategy includes lobbying against global-warming measures: documents

UK students taught how to chop off hands: BBC

A Forecast That Obama Could Love (economist predicts 2012 landslide)

Number of Army suicides already surpasses 2009 total

Do you feel an opportunity was squandered after the election of 2008?

Matt Taibbi: "Our leaders know we're turning into a giant ghetto"

White House: Terrorists Have Discussed Use of Prosthetics to Conceal Explosives

Scientists say they have solution to TSA scanner objections

The 2010 electorate: Old, white, rich and Republican

Gates speeds up delivery of 'Don't ask, don't tell' report

Patriot group seeks Arizona-style immigration law in Iowa

Some pictures from Berlin *Pic heavy*

Right Wing Talking Point Straight From Eric Cantor And George Will Constantly Used On DU (UE Cap 8%)

.It’s On: The Insider Trading Raids Have Started.

What is it with Republicans, Teabaggers, & Conservatives and their love for world class idiots?

I have just about had it up to my eyebrows... can we at least get straight who is to blame

Things you learned at school that aren't so anymore?

Quantitative Easing II and Lost Sarah Palin Interview

Conan's had Palin on his show before.

The new homeless

Real Quotes From Sarah Palin's facebook Fans!

Hillary Clinton Laughs Off Running for President

Thom Hartmann challenges Fox News Pundit Judge Andrew Napolitano

Climate Denial Crock of the Week - Watts Up With Sea Ice?

A Tribute To Obama Before The Hate

bad link- sorry

Advice for Young People (R rating)

JFK and the UNSPEAKABLE: James Douglass, Oliver Stone, Lisa Pease (Ep. 1 of 5)

clip shows a shirtless boy receiving a pat-down from a Transportation Security Administration agent.

Kindra Arnesen: More around Gulf with bruising on torso & internal bleeding

Hillary Clinton Would Avoid TSA Pat Down

Max Has a Plan: To Crash JP Morgan

Is This a Conspiracy Theory?

Adam Levitin @ Congressional hearing: Prime directive coming out of Treasury is protect the banks

Medical Studies 90% WRONG

Oliver Stone’s conversation with Robert Greenwald!

Majority Report, Male Prostitution , Pope Benedict

Crash JP Morgan With A Boot in The Ball's - Buy Silver!!!

FLASH MOBS FOR JOBS: Unemployment Extensions Fails In Congress

The new Republican majority; who's in charge now? new link

Let's crash JPMorgan / Colapsemos o JPMorgan

Mike Malloy - What Have Republicans Ever Done For Anyone But Themselves?

S01E12- Tester Amendment to S. 510 the Food Safety Bill

SNL's Sexy TSA Ad

Weird Liberal Head Show #228: Fire John "Annoying Orange" Boner!

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly And the Very, Very Ugly. Sarah, pick one racist attack and move on

Young Turks: Study - Men Leave Sick Wives

It gets better

Cavity Searches Ruled Out, Says TSA Chief Pistole

MSNBC: Cenk w/ Bill Press & David Sirota on Obama and Progressives

Chomsky on U.S. Global Policy

Pray to God I'm not that guy you meet on the street: Paddled Student

Star Trek DS9 - Past Tense (commentaries)

Author Russ Baker talks about George HW Bush, the CIA and November 22nd

TSA PSA via SNL: "Feeling lonely this holiday season?"

SNL Opening Skit Of Rachel Maddow

Queen Meg Bye Bye

The Story of Electronics (2010)

Thom Hartmann's election day interview with David Bossie of Citizens United

Sharia in School - U.K.

Civil war looms and the clock is ticking on Sudan

What We Must Do for Iraq Now Joe Biden, V.P.

Der Spiegel: Fears of a Mumbai Redux - The Story Behind Germany's Terror Threat

Michael Ventura: "Letters at 3AM: The Palin-Obama Convergence"

Gross All Over (James Howard Kunstler)

Unemployment Extension Tier 5: Will There Be Relief By Years End

The Two Most Essential, Abhorrent, Intolerable Lies Of George W. Bush's Memoir

Destructive Neoliberal Austerity

The Culture War Majority of the Catholic Bishops Seize the Day

Repression of British students presages explosive class struggles

Chris Hedges: Power and the Tiny Acts of Rebellion

So Sarah Palin Wrote Another Book?

HP: Forget the Carter Comparisons, Obama Is Following in the Footsteps of Harry Truman -- and That's

Some States Weigh Unthinkable Option: Ending Medicaid .

A Do-It-Yourself Kit for Probing Plutocracy

State's GOP is sinking fast (California)

Krugman - There Will Be Blood

R Murdoch creates iNewspaper with help from Steve Jobs

Why do we trust certain people instantly?

Dean Baker: Ireland Should 'Do an Argentina'

Can't make it up: Feds hold "Marijuana Terror Training Drill".

New TSA Bumper Stickers: 'We Handle More Packages Than the USPS '

To Hell With Student Loans -- It's Time for College to be Free

The Pilgrims Were ... Socialists?

For Russia’s Poor, Blond Hair Is Snippet of Gold

#22 on Salon's "Hack 30" list: Tucker Carlson, "consumed by his essential dickishness"

Economic History Shows Clearly That Tax Cuts for Rich Hurt the Economy

Tim Berners-Lee: Facebook threatens Web, Beware

TV dramas give misleading view of mental illness, claims report

For white Americans, things aren't what they used to be

Leaking Siberian ice raises a tricky climate issue

What Good Is Wall Street?

China's natural gas demand to exceed supply by over one-third in 2011

Nations That Debate Coal Use Export It to Feed China’s Need

The Best of The Oil Drum 2005-2010

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Drumbeat: November 22, 2010

Standard Fisheries Health Yardstick Flawed - Multiple Populations May Be Much Worse Off Than Thought

Pine Beetle-Killed Conifer Forests Reach Now From Colorado To BC, Alberta

Cholera Death Toll In Haiti Hits 1,250 - Debate Swirls On Whether To Hold Elections Next Week - AFP

NZ mine explosion: Test shaft nearing completion (BBC)

Boeing to Mass-Produce Industry's Most Efficient Terrestrial Solar Cell

Nature Geoscience - Global GHG Emissions Likely Grew In 2010 After Drop In Recession - AFP

Please Don't Go: Says the U.S. Will Just Get In the Way of The U.N. Climate Talks

"Leaking Siberian Ice Raises Tricky Climate Issue" (methane)

If nuclear power is so green, why aren't environmental organizations supporting it?

Spreading Temptation: Proliferation and Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation Agreements

Water Consumption of Energy Resource Extraction, Processing, and Conversion

Guardsman accidentally kills self cleaning gun

2010 the most unsafe states to live in.

49ers held scoreless at home; first time in 33 years

A startling stat for Packer fans

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Sunday, November 21)

****Bowl Projections - Week 12****

No.8 North Carolina loses 2nd straight game in Puerto Rico

To add insult to injury, the Viqueens become the Washington Natinals of the NFL

Shopping at the Palermo mall in Buenos Aires

“All Elements of Society Are Participating” – Impressions of Cap Haitien’s Movement Against the UN

Robert Gates gets an earful from Evo

Xpost: All but 1 SOA Watch protester found guilty

Yikes. Check this Mika post on JFK's murder anniversary at the Versailles.

Toddler dies after fall at Lakers game

Joey Votto is your 2010 NL Most Valuable Player

Nica-Costa Rica Conflict Goes to The Hague

BCS: Week Six

Thank you Richard Seymour

am I missing the thread where Aaron Rodgers finally got rid of

If there's a bigger asshole than Bo Pellini, could someone bring it up.

Childress out in Minnesota

Elementary School Handbook EXPOSED for PROMOTING BULLYING

That's It, I Give Up On Humanity

Thank you for whoever gave me the star!

Yolanda - You and I (Marry Me) - mp3

Southern Poverty Law Center Updates List of Anti-Gay Hate Groups

DOJ Official: Defending DADT, DOMA 'Difficult' For Administration

The real reason some oppose lifting DADT

Salvation Army Uses Homeless To Fight Gay Benefits

"Openly Gay" Students more likely to receive school corporal punishment.

(United Nations) Countries vote to accept execution of gays

Judge: Court to approve kosher buses

Palestinian faction accuses rival over arrests

Settlers make water sources a tourist site and bar Palestinians from entering

Poll: Most Palestinians view talks as precursor to 1 state

Nashville Church Fights $425,000 Tax Bill

Popular NIV Bible Trims Gender-inclusive Language

More Christians show us the true path of morality

'Rockstars of Science' should be 'Scientists of Rock'

RIP:Allan Sandage: Astronomer widely acknowledged as among the most outstanding of the 20th century

The Galactic Center

An Ancient Cluster of Stars

Study suggests precognition may be possible

Aiman in Paradise

National Geographic Photography Contest

Protests outside City Hall over labor law violations

Baseball owners, GMs see no labor strife on horizon

A Call to Action from the Friends and Families of ILA Local 1291 (Del Monte foods)

Alcoa hiring in Davenport, Iowa

Cuts to SS and Medicare will hit women especially hard

Behind the Layoffs at KPFA Radio

Workers Fired Because of Accent. Help Get Their Jobs Back!

Huffington Post: Honeywell Bosses Coached Scabs Through Safety Test at Uranium Plant