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Official Post a Conspiracy Theory and Insult Me thread

Benefit event for the homeless runs off actual homeless

no world order...

Man, here's a new one, a primary school stampede in China injuries 100 kids

Julian is a wanted man...

Canada's citizenship test failure rate soars 22 per cent after new material introduced

I am serious. And don't call me Shirley.

What will the Dems and GOP be arguing about when they extend Tax Cuts for the Rich

I look forward to the coming well-researched books on the corruption and criminality

Lacking All Conviction

'06 cable: UAE on US's Iranian problem: Only come to us as last resort

Australia Starts "Whole of Government" Investigation Into Julian Assange

Islam and the West not so different. Islamophobia in America has recently seen a sharp upsurge.

We have no idea who's leaking the documents to Wikileaks.

Hey BBC - you want to talk about crimes of humanity

The Irish "Bailout" is no such thing

Don't miss DemocracyNow this morning....

NATO's Mission Impossible: Its Effects on the Afghan Partisan Movement and on US

Krugman: The Spanish Prisoner

photo contest is still on for all you morning people

Obama and Endangered Species: Better than Bush, Worse than Clinton

Giant Cut Down to Size, Or America Playing Short-handed?

Boom in Debt Buying Fuels Another Boom—in Lawsuits

Don Novey loses election bid against Jerry Brown with other people's money

It's game time. The Subject: Palin is like Reagan in terms of decisiveness

Man in police uniform kills six NATO troops in Afghanistan

Democrats Gird for Tax-Relief Battle

Democrats Gird for Tax-Relief Battle

Curiosity: let's say a 25 year old married American man with one kid enlists, goes to war...

UK auditors admit they lied about banks' health after govt secretly told them about bailouts

Manly Tears Highly Rated

Why some may be calling for the attack of Iran

Truth, Diplomacy and Wikileaks

New "must-haves " for the Diplomatic Service (to stop future embarrassing leaks)

Alaska DUers - has Joe Miller conceded yet?

Okinawa governor wins second term, demands U.S. base be moved out of prefecture

A Superpower's View of the World

Obama administration orders U.S. agencies to review safeguards on classified information

Interview w/ Justice Stevens on 60 minutes - a moderate republican as the most liberal member of

Wisconsin Democrats seek to lock in worker contracts before Republican take over

Lack of 'defence' spending may cripple European ambitions

To see how fascism can be throttled, look at Barking

Did you know Mark Chapman, the killer of John Lennon, is still married?

What year was your first DU post?

McSurance - Crap health coverage wins a regulatory victory.

Backbone, please

20,000 Sacrificed In Annual Blood Offering To Corporate America

Navy's Trident Nuclear Warheads Hit the Highway, Bound for Texas

At the end of the day . . . . .

Unmanned Wikileaks drone destroys Afghan village

Ok, not sure how to do this, but just want to thank whoever gave me a star!

Ok, not sure how to do this, but just want to thank whoever gave me a star!

Gates Seeking to Contain Military Health Costs

How did the conspiracy slueths at DU miss this? Iranian nuclear scientist mudered.

After decade of war, impact of combat stress becomes clearer

A Billion Dollars For New UAVs

This morning's Peace 'toon

This morning's Peace 'toon

Your laws are very puzzling America.

USMC Needs More Cannon Fodder

The Progressive Deficit Plan

Anyone here ever spoken in tongues? If so, would you please check in. nt

Waters Delivers Statement Excoriating Ethics Panel For Hearing Postponement

E-mails reveal Piper Palin ran Alaska in 2008

US Army Continues to Deny PTSD Benefits

3 weeks since the missile launch in California

3 weeks since the missile launch in California

Conservatives are lying hypocrites!

Obama to Freeze Pay for Most Federal Workers for 2 Years (NYT)

20,000 Sacrificed In Annual Blood Offering To Corporate America

Tweety: Palin Is Like Bill Clinton "when it comes to being a natural," having "moxie" (VIDEO)

AG says government is active in scrutinizing leaks

Goodbye to Free Checking Accounts

U.S. To Germany: Sure, We Kidnapped And Tortured The Wrong Guy - But Consider The Political Context!

Flying in Europe? Don't fear a pat-down. European Union governments take different approach ...

Sun Now Owned by Spanish Woman

GOP Intent On Big Showdown With Elizabeth Warren

President Barack Obama to propose two-year federal worker pay freeze, White House says

One scientist's hobby: recreating the ice age

Report: Comcast Outage Cripples Internet Access Across Northeast Corridor

Cuts in military budget would hit North Texas programs

Palin lies about daughter’s use of gay slur

Sarah Palin's Alaska ratings fall...what do you think? (The Onion)

The Naked Truth About Capital Gains

What it is not too early to discuss in regard to the leaks

WA Times Inaccurately Asserts That WikiLeaks Docs Reveal ‘China’s Role In Shipments Of Nukes To Iran

We aren't all idiots-News from the North Texas Progressive

I know its not marriage equality but the Illinois legislature to vote on Civil Unions this week

Have republicans given Obama the finger on meeting at the White House? Haven't heard anything.nt

WikiLeaks update: Berlusconi says he doesn’t attend ‘wild parties’ but hosts ‘dignified and elegant’

Who allowed the Saudi's to fly home during the No Fly Zone on 9/11

Who allowed the Saudi's to fly home during the No Fly Zone on 9/11

Hey Julian...

Argh! John Bolton confirms 2012 interest

Mobile tooth care coming to needy in Modesto (CA)

Adios 2010 Hurricane season

Activists Protest ‘Homophobic’ Singer’s Performance

Wikileaks: Berlusconi: No Wild Parties, Just Elegant Soirees

Dr. Laura Signs With SiriusXM - Show will be about morals, values, etc

Big Polluters Freed from Environmental Oversight by Stimulus-BP, Westar & DuPont Among Co Exempted

The leak that Iran could hit Europe with Missiles is being amplified as pure propaganda

To all who are disappointed: Only a small fraction of Wikileaks have yet to be released

Citing deficit, Obama to freeze federal worker pay - AP

Well, DUers, at this late date, what do you think of Ellsberg's release of the Pentagon Papers?

Scientists trick cells into switching identities

Obama's Federal Worker Pay Freeze Was Blasted By Democrats Months Ago

Fox "News" uses footage of anti-tuition fee rise march and claim it is part of UK Tea Party movement

Egyptians demonstrate after flawed elections (AP)

S.Korea activists urge rescue of dogs left on shelled island

Florida Legislatures move to block health care

Six more U.S. troops lost today...

NYS: Moratorium on hydrofracking will not pass unless passed by Nov. 29

It's Too Early to Assess The Impact of Wikileaks' Release

The Job Of The Media Is Not To Protect The Powerful From Embarrassment - Guardian on Embassy Cables

Random tip: if you find an irresistible urge to read a RW book to see what the nuts are thinking...

20,000 Sacrificed In Annual Blood Offering To Corporate America

"Republicans and Tea Partiers are making a farce of American exceptionalism"

Grist: Driving a car doesn’t mean being in control

Turkish PM 'hates' Israel: US cables

Turkish PM 'hates' Israel: US cables

George W. Bush to answer questions live from Facebook headquarters

Welcome to National Fiscal Hypocrisy Week

Booman Tribune: I Can't Support the WikiLeaks Drop

I'm so bored with the USA

3-judge panel for Prop. 8 appeal is named; one is a BYU grad nominated by W

The Simpsons mocks Fox News again: ‘Unsuitable for viewers under 75

The Simpsons mocks Fox News again: ‘Unsuitable for viewers under 75

Freepers focus on the "real" WikiLeaks issue. Homosexuality.

Mexico's 2010 Drug War Stats: 10,000 Deaths and Counting

Richard Goldman, San Francisco philanthropist, dies at 90

New cause of hypertension discovered:

Food Banks Bracing For End Of Extended Unemployment Benefits

Larisa Alexandrovna: WikiLeak Confirms Reporting By Journalist Seymour Hersh On Threats To Iran

About those teabaggers at Thanksgiving--

Secretary of State Clinton calls document leak an attack on America, international community,

Is Al Sharpton The King Of Racial Terrorism In America

ACLU: U.S. Pressured Germany Not to Prosecute CIA Officers for Torture and Rendition

Kicked out of their homes, gay teens have a shelter at the Ruth Ellis Center

A GA State Senator [D] gets re-elected to 11th term and turns [R]

I am telling you that Ed Schultz is a closet righty. I cannot reconcile his constant

Penn & Teller Bullshit

Per capita federal expenditures in Michigan: $9,228. Average for states: $10,396. Michigan’s rank-39

Per capita federal expenditures in Michigan: $9,228. Average for states: $10,396. Michigan’s rank-39

To those who say that Obama = Bush, I say, "Bring It On"

Scapegoating Federal/State Workers in "Budget Crisis" Time

The Rude Pundit: The Most Hilarious Stuff So Far from the Wikileaks Documents

LOL; who would ever get this card? Prepaid Kardashian Kard is rife with fees

]Pakistani man threatens to sue CIA over drone attacks

Drugs Now Legal If User Is Employed (Onion audio)

Adorable Children Seem To Confuse Michelle Obama With Santa

The USA is not a place, it is a process. We don't need to be resigned to this.

Soldiers Who Broke Into Dispensary: 'We Were Just Trying To Get Rid Of All The Marijuana'

George W. Bush to Visit Facebook HQ Monday for Live Video Q&A

Afghan policeman kills six US soldiers

Daily Kos: "President Gimmick" and "Freezing Pay = Losing Votes "

John McCain Compares Sarah Palin To Ronald Reagan

John McCain Compares Sarah Palin To Ronald Reagan

John McCain Compares Sarah Palin To Ronald Reagan

Bringing Back Wage Growth

WikiLeaks "intended to promote debate"

You should knowvwhat we say about you...

USMC: Passed Over Twice? Tough Shit, You're Going To The Sandbox Anyway

A back story I heard today about Brad Manning from Dan Ellsberg

Palin lies about daughter’s use of gay slur

Class Self-Selection

CIA implanted electrodes in brains of unsuspecting soldiers, suit alleges

4th Amendment underwear - for real

4th Amendment underwear - for real

4th Amendment underwear - for real

surge update: 6 Americans killed by gunman in Afghanistan

You Know That $100 Million Dollar MV-22? It Only Works 54.3% Of The Time

****Throughout the Underground 11-27thru28-2010****

Question. Has a political party ever not run the incumbent in a presidential election?

I thought our country didn't negotiate with terrorists?

God won’t allow global warming, congressman seeking to head Energy Committee says

The reaction to Wikileaks speaks to a failure of accountability

Again they aren't worried about what they did but that someone is bringing it to the light of day

Mr. Obama, you could have at least used the Federal Pay Raise issue to get something you wanted

Leap Of Faith?: Tea Party Activists Promote Bogus Religious ‘History’ Of Constitution

A teabagger exposed and unashamed

Am I the only one who is losing faith in our government over the leak?

Where were all these fuckers when the war crimes were

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Best Jon Stewart Quotes of All Time

Mediabistro.com: that joe lieberman on Imus: Fox business is my

From Black Friday to a Better Way

Best Christmas Present Ever!!

Will Wikileaks end up shutting down casual use of the internet?

On the wiki leaks, I will quote James Inhofe "I am outraged at the outrage"

Dr. Laura To Sign Contract With XM Radio

tomorrow is National call your Congressman Day to save SS.

Congress puts off cuts to doctor Medicare payments

Thus far, Wikileaks is a dud.

Toon: The Hotbed of Crime is....

WikiLeaks: Ayatollah Khameni has terminal cancer

David Brooks is Upset that the Politicians Are Listening to Voters

North and South Korea move close to war footing

Wikileaks: Chinese officials say North Korea is a spoiled brat

Cables Shared So Far Only 226 / 251,287 (1966 - 2010): "Released In Stages Over The Next Few Months"

Scary Environmentalist ‘Dragon’ Trying To Destroy Christianity

I have questions regarding the Wikileak thing

Stevens told Pelley, "It should've denied the stay, period."

Credit Card Fraud in New Kingston

Jack Shafer is naive and dumb.

If 10% is good enough for God it's enough for the IRS

Thomas Friedman, the High Priest of Austerity

Thomas Friedman, the High Priest of Austerity

CSIS ex-chief slams courts, Canadians: WikiLeaks

CSIS ex-chief slams courts, Canadians: WikiLeaks

Fox News' 2012 roster

Wikileaks cables reveal China 'ready to abandon North Korea'

WikiLeaks cables: 'Rude' Prince Andrew shocks US ambassador

Climate change scientists warn of 4C global temperature rise

War on Christmas begins ...by the tea baggers... a wife beating loser tea bagger

Peta poster David Cross (actor) updated

This is what passes for higher culture in our society?

Have you ever heard of Albanian blood fueds?

Astrosmash T-shirt worn by Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory

Astrosmash T-shirt worn by Sheldon on The Big Bang Theory

Pablo Picasso's former electrician

I think this Sun-Times Columnist may be onto something

So the Wiki leak people are "Criminals" but the CIA lying and destroying evidence is OK??

Southern Poverty versus Family Research Council

Digby: Boehner's Staff Meets With Terrorists

Help me out here, the "family values" people are who?

Muslim tries to kill thousands of Christians. Obviously, Muslims need protection from Christians!

I talked to a Fed today. She said she'd give up her raises to extend unemployment benefits

Let us reduce unemployment

Newly Appointed Senator Mark Kirk Believes Extending Jobless Benefits is "Misguided"

Send Washington a simple message: Austerity for ASSHOLES on Wall Street who caused the problem!

Latest Birther scheme fails: Freepers throw a tantrum.

Is WikiLeaks about to bust a Bankster?

20,000 Sacrificed In Annual Blood Offering To Corporate America

"Ask not for whom the foreclosure bell tolls house flippers. It tolls for thee."

Doonesbury retrospective looks back at 40 years

Federal Highway Administration Is Ordering All Local Governments to Buy New Street Signs

I have a question about the Fed workers' pay freeze.

Robert Fisk: Now we know. America really doesn't care about injustice in the Middle East

Judges for Prop. 8 hearing named (2 out of 3 are regarded as liberal)

NJ must pay $271M for killed NY-NJ rail tunnel

Mike Pence (Asshole-IN) leading the old-time-religion chorus while running for higher office

Despondent psychiatric nurse slain by Napa police

A View from the Editorial Board: We are now entering Pottersville

Abortion clinic still possible (Council Bluffs ,Ia)

Howard Dean coming up on Rachel Maddow eom

Please vote for Julian Assange to be Time's Person of the Year!

I'm voting for the Tea party

Why do we let them play us?

Clinton calls leaked documents attack on world

Jefferson and Madison busted in diplomatic secrecy scandal

LOSER defined - McDonald's workers brand swastika on mentally disabled Navajo

Thank You Rachel !!!

Iran: Computer Malware Sabotaged Uranium Centrifuges

Toyota dealer's waiting lounge computers block DU, but not Free-Republic.

Victim in San Francisco street attack is the one jailed

Getting ready to fly

Com'on the reality is that this leak (wikileaks)

NO, Sarah, 'Incompetent' is a woman who quits elected office to sell books and "speak through Fox."

Obama needs to remember this Bill Clinton quote........

Why should I feel sorry the government about Wikileaks?

Where Are The Jobs?

Dupe

Sacramento Taxi Driver Says Assault Was Hate Crime

Cops: Wisconsin High School Student Has Taken 23 Students, 1 Teacher Hostage

The Audacity© of the White House Seeing John Boehner As A "Possible Partner"

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Wants To Spill Your Corporate Secrets

we have a local radio talk show winger calling for the killing of julian assange

Corvallis mosque hit by arson fire receives outpouring of community support

Wikileaks - banks/business- Smedley Butler (lest we forget Smedley)

Wikileaks? I think its better that the American people know more rather than less about what ...

So Hillary is having her Nixonian "I am not a crook" moment now.

WikiLeaks: Ayatollah Khameni has terminal cancer

McCain's concerned about effect of TEH GAY on morale of serving, fighting, dying young men & women

Gawker sez Joementum is DOOMED and that's good enough for me!1

Brazil - US: Engaging Moderate Muslims, Monitoring "Threatening" Ones (CableGate)

Final post on the 2010 fire season (Dial-up warning!)

TSA pin up calendar

simply worthless...Senators Cannot Agree on Fix to the Health Law

Fuck... Hostage situation in my neck of the woods...

Putting it out for the community to discuss...Primary Obama 2012

Putting it out for the community to discuss...Primary Obama 2012

Shocking cable: US says Saudi donors are chief financiers of al Qaeda

Jon Stewart On WikiLeaks Confirmation That Saudi Arabians, Qatar Fund Al Qaeda

Rep Ruppersburger terms Wikileaks latest dump and act of terrorism.

UN slams US over 'espionage' revelations

Obama to Freeze Pay for Most Federal Workers for 2 Years

Carbonated beverage companies pushed their products as good for infants

Non Sequitur nails the election...

Heads Up! Social Security/"deficit reduction." Panel discussion in NYC, ACTION ALERT nationwide

Shocking cable: US says Saudi donors are chief financiers of al Qaeda

I miss the big tent

Estimate of TARP losses falls to $25 billion, far less than originally feared

Yeah what Oliver Willis said re: WikiLeaks

Is the reason why the GOP doesn't like the US dollar falling because

Paul Krugman: Freeze Frame

Let's say we have 100,000,000 people at or below the poverty line...

Why does Obama cave on EVERYTHING?

"Magic Of The Marketplace"

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & Here's a new kitty gif! Mike's Back!

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! & Here's a new kitty gif! Mike's Back!

Kagan joins Liberal Bloc of SCOTUS in criminal justice case

Funniest Protest Signs of 2010

Funniest Protest Signs of 2010

Supreme Court Won’t Hear RIAA File Sharing Case

It's curious to observe many of the same people accusing Obama supporters

Sarah Palin: Hunt down Assange like a terrorist

Thank Dick Durbin for sticking it to the big banks on interchange fees.

US Embassy Cables: Beijing's Lost Patience Leaves North Korea With Little To Lose

Palin-Suggests Targeting Wikileaks Founder For Assasination:

Camacho/Palin 2012!!!

Black Gets Waiver to Lead NYC Schools

They're digging up the oil here.

George W. Bush condemns Wikileaks

Bill O'Reilly: Those Who Leaked to WikiLeaks "Should Be Executed"

Wikileaks: Has anyone found any world leader talking about doing something GOOD for their people yet

Kim Kardashian Is Dead (Joins Justin Timberlake and Lady Gaga in digital death)

Lieberman: Fox Is My "Favorite"

5 Right-Wing Sugar Daddy Scumbags Bankrolling Dangerous (and Plain Weird) Conservative Causes

The actual value of the information in the Wiki leaks release is sketchy

Hey Mr. Obama, want to actually make us safer? Reject the damned tax cuts!

Hey Mr. Obama, want to actually make us safer? Reject the damned tax cuts!

wikileafs:Afghan Vice President,Ahmed Zia Massoud was carrying $52 million in cash in the UAE

Mohamed Osman Mohamud Was Turned In By His Parents, Neighbor Says

Mohamed Osman Mohamud Was Turned In By His Parents, Neighbor Says

How engaged are you in local political action?

Chris Matthews Just Called Julian Assange A Rapist

A couple of questions about the federal employee pay freeze . . . .

Good Grief. "Insiders think Perry will run for president"

Good Grief. "Insiders think Perry will run for president"

What's wrong with federal pay freezes? Let's try a Dr. Johnson diagnosis

Stream of U.S. jobs flows overseas

If you read nothing else this month, please get a copy of the 11/29/10 edition of "The Nation"

Why Does Barack Obama Want to Cut the Salaries of Federal Employees? - Newsweek

Why Does Barack Obama Want to Cut the Salaries of Federal Employees? - Newsweek

Trumka Torches Bam for Fed Freeze

Global group sues BP for Gulf of Mexico spill under Ecuador’s Rights of Nature clause

What are the prospects of re-taking the house in 2012?

moxnews.com - Michael (Owner of This Site) is Working His Ass Off to Glean the News the Best News...

Reports of world reaction to Wikileaks

TURN over RELEASE of Wiki Leaks Documents..I need more information...I turned to this...

END Dynasty Welfare. Start the " DYNASTY TAX "

Forbes: WikiLeaks info dump on a major US bank coming in January

Oh No! It's the Politifact List! He's not going to include the puppy is he?

For fucksakes, can we please stop with the Palin threads?

Busting War Myths

Raw Story: "Shocking Cable - US Says Saudi Donors Are Chief Financiers Of Al Qaeda"

Pay increases for Federal workers would be a damn drop in the bucket.

Do you think people should stop saying "we" when refering to US government decisions.

Jon Elliot will have a podcast soon.

This picture says it all about the absurdity of the TSA enhanced pat downs

Toon: World Leaders Respond to Wikileaks

Man oh man, that 9/11 thing sure worked out well.

Are Permanent Wage Cuts Just around the Corner?

95 year old Oscar-nominated director Mario Monicelli jumps out of hospital wind

How different would the world be if US foreign policy were always wikileaks transparent?

WikiLeaks cables: 'Rude' Prince Andrew shocks US ambassador

Sitting in the Denver airport...scanners were closed

Sitting in the Denver airport...scanners were closed

Do you have an extra $10? How about $20?

I hear ya Mr. President!

Ugh, this woman is in the run for the worst person in the world

Big Wall St Bonuses are Baaaaaaaaack! But for the rest of us, it's wage freezes and austerity...

KENYA: Prime Minister Raila Odinga Calls For Jailing All Homosexuals

Breast-feeding passenger claims she was harassed by TSA for not wanting her pumped milk passed throu

Angry women force men to do sit-ups

Ok I got to say it

Ottawa outraged video of woman's arrest - bra & blouse cut off by male cops, lead away topless

Senate invokes cloture on food safety bill in vote of 69-26.

Tonight's the Night - S. 510 - Food Safety Modernization Act - Expected to Pass Senate

Gibbs has nothing to but "leaking is a crime." Mr Gibbs? So is TORTURE

Woman arrested after pushing 100-year-old Wal-Mart greeter

CBS Joins the Attack On Social Security

Zbigniew Brzezinski spreading paranoid conspiracy theories about Wikileaks

Zbigniew Brzezinski spreading paranoid conspiracy theories about Wikileaks

Zbigniew Brzezinski spreading paranoid conspiracy theories about Wikileaks

Zbigniew Brzezinski spreading paranoid conspiracy theories about Wikileaks

Zbigniew Brzezinski spreading paranoid conspiracy theories about Wikileaks

And One More Thing, Fellow Dems...

How do you get a federal job?

How do you get a federal job?

Why is a Democratic administration doing this?

A world of misery left by bullying

Top '30 Media Heroes' List - The Nation (Maddow # 1)

Wikileaks Targets Big Bank Next

Some intelligent musings on Wikileaks issue.

Send Washington a simple message: Austerity for ASSHOLES on Wall Street who caused the problem!

A no crap for Christmas thread. Post your ideas here.

Stop These Wars Or We'll Fill Your Jails

Why didn't Obama call for corporate pay freezes or even decreases?

Person of the Year 2010? Hand's Down: Julian Assange

BREAKING: Iran, Cuba and Venezuela to hold military exercises off the coast of Florida.

Watching RESTREPO on National Geographic right now

This might get Julian Assange killed.

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times …”

Willie Nelson mugshot

The guy who told Latinos not to vote is now pushing the "Tequila Party"

The guy who told Latinos not to vote is now pushing the "Tequila Party"

The guy who told Latinos not to vote is now pushing the "Tequila Party"

Predictions...

Government trying to block cell phones in cars

The tax rate should be 100%...

Congress, make a decision on taxes!

The 10 MOST IMPORTANT WikiLeaks Revelations

So what information was Secretary Clinton asking for in her UN 'intelligence gathering' effort?

"WIKILEAKS, THEY'RE PUTTING LIVES AT RISK" (TOON)

So you have a pay freeze for two years but still have a job with benefits.

If you think the housing market is bad now, it will crater - mortgage deduction next on list

Too funny! Rush Limbaugh's grandma's jello recipe - warning! gross pics!

Workers and class

"Cablegate": Do You Approve Or Disapprove Of Wikileaks' Release Of The Diplomatic Cables?

In the last 10 years our nation has changed beyond recognition.

The British student uprising grows

Snarky comments are welcomed.

Here's a billboard in New Jersey that we'll hear more about...

The Federal Employee Pay Freeze, And Why YOU Might Just Want To Give A Shit !!!

As I frequently do, I googled my Guardian online username, "paulbecke", since,

Sweden’s economy BOOMS – GDP up 6.9 % !!

The Bible Spice Solution to Wikileaks - declare war on Europe.

Wikileaks gives me more hope for the future than anything Dems have done

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Will Unveil Major Bank Scandal

CIA allegedly implanted electrodes in brains of unsuspecting soldiers

There is only one political Party in America....

UK Independent: Wikileaks shows up our media for their docility at the feet of authority

Willie Nelson Calls For National 'Teapot Party' After Arrest

"Market-based dogmas", free market rhetoric are harming education.

The Democratic Underground 2011 Photography Group Calendar is now available from the DU Store!

In China, Cultivating the Urge to Splurge

Joe Conason: Iran’s Best Friends on Capitol Hill

E. J. Dionne: Blaming Obama’s America First

Cables Obtained by WikiLeaks Shine Light Into Secret Diplomatic Channels

Administration Reviews Handling of Gov't Secrets

Asshat Rep. King wants WikiLeaks to be declared a foreign terrorist organization

Faux News hosts pretend birther author’s novel is non-fiction

Negotiating Against Yourself

maddowblog: Republican budget priority: Not you

I Would Like President Obama To Come To My House For A Visit

Tweety is off his meds again comparing Palin to Bill Clinton WTF!!!

Despite the LOVE FEST from the media on Palin the public isn't impressed

Very interesting PPP polling on Obama matched up with rethugs

Pelosi Statement on Passage of the Physician Payment and Therapy Relief Act

Will pay freeze strengthen Obama's hand?

Just wondering if everybody should just accept pay and health insurance cuts due to the economy

Wikileaks document dump has United States working damage control to stem potential embarrassment

White House: No deal on taxes expected Tuesday

"I Can't Support the WikiLeaks Drop"

Symbolic

N.J. voters have mixed feelings about Sen. Menendez, poll says

Man who called Obama "an African Dictator" to challenge Bingaman

Progressive organizations release alternative fiscal plan

Mass. Dems, GOP study elections for keys to 2012

Camacho / Palin 2012 (Idiocracy)

I, for one, hope Obama goes after those welfare queens next

Huckabee's Presidential Campaign Begins in Earnest

Thanks Anderson Cooper

Photos: Castro Explains It (The Obama Presidency, Day 679)

I;m watching the Rachel Maddow show and I have never been so mad at Obama!@

Reminder: Wall Street reform gives regulators power over executive pay

Talent, Steelman eyeing 2012 Senate bid

Secrecy?

Why would one report me for criticizing Obama for freezing federal wages?

Norm Coleman to Joe Miller: Time to quit

Sarah Palin blames Obama administration for WikiLeaks, (HAHA!)

"Democrats push Obama on tax-cut compromise"

Argh! John Bolton confirms 2012 interest

Boehner & McConnell "Where we and Democrats can work together"

US woman @theashes becomes Twitter (and cricket) celebrity

Senator Lugar Charts His Course Against the Winds

Yo Obama - where's the change I'm looking for? A rare Hawkeye-X rant

This effin' video looks like Kurosawa's "Seven Samurai" filmed with 2 birds and 2 cats

Ouch !!!!

Dr. Drew Pinsky to get talkshow.

Simpsons zings Fox News again!

According to your opinion, Wikileaks is...

Nathan Fillon's Christmas Tree

I got a job!

Using spoiler text on DU?

Your favourite surprises in the newest wikileak release?

Do you have to be a Netflicks subscriber to be able to browse lists of their stuff?

LeBron "King" James Looking to Get 2nd Coach Fired in 6 Months

Use this thread to bash Betty Draper/Francis

Some damned Hispanic gangster keeps tagging the buildings around here

Another thanks for the star post...Just noticed it; may have been there awhile(?)

Updated World Map

Free Willy!

A few comments

Archae wins!

The Eva Braun Hair Salon?

In memory of Leslie Nielson - what is your favorite spoof movie

If you have a brain in your head

Rabid otter in Boca Raton

There's no denying the fact that the WikiLeaks has weakend Obama on the world stage and at home

LOL...My daughter's closest friends say this video SO represents her...

FYI: There are no I's in Team, but there are three U's in....

Newest Transformers series...

Expecting, need a name for your baby girl?

RIP LESLIE NIELSEN

Photo of the Week ~ Assateague Lighthouse.

Why... why? Oh why, oh why, oh why!?!?!?

Reminded by Kali's "tool thread", I wonder how so many of us kept BOTH our eyes.

Whether your life is good or your life is bad has MOSTLY to do with perspective...

Democrats to Test Republican Mettle With Tax-Cut Vote This Week

It had better be tonight

Ooooops! See me fall down!

Should Obama not announce a pay freeze for federal workers and let Republicans get 10% pay cut or...

Obama made it clear today: he only wants to be a one term President!

You West Coast and Mtn Time zone folks are alot of fun!

Worried Shoes

For all of the anger and disappointment you feel, what do you plan to do?

"Medicare Advantage provision going smoothly"

DU SONG OF THE DAY

I figured out what I'm going to do with my old pick-up

Hello Tomorrow

You're the President

Trashman's Shoes

What did you spend on Black Friday?

Grrr, local ABC affiliate is providing only decent coverage of local hostage incident but...

Who Will Play Julian Assange in 'Wikileaks: The Movie'?

What is your all time favourite Movie. I think mine is "Missing". I loved Jack Lemon in that role.

It's my birthday... and I'll sit at the computer and shop if i want to.

Crackdown on Wikileaks: Obama orders zero-tolerance police for anyone caught leaking classified info

Dexter (No spoilers from me, but may contain spoilers from other in the thread)(

Going to New Orleans? Need to find the right bar? Funny and accurate

Anyone ever get sucked out of a swimming pool?

Funny How Time Slips Away

When progressives help Drudge spread lies

Finally, a sports player blames god!

For various reasons, last week was not one of my better ones...

This would explain a LOT!!!!

What I learned today:

Wow, worst day ever - I really need some friends

In A Fight Between Zombies and Vampires, Who'd Win?

Rudolph the red nosed reindeer In High Definition???

The Democratic Underground 2011 Photography Group Calendar is now available from the DU Store!

My friends, I present to you a dark and twisted story. (Takes about an hour to watch)

Walking Dead - Episode 5 discussion - with spoilers

GOD HATES PANCAKES!!!!!!!!

Yoga cat haz inner peace

When you buy aspirin at the store, they should have a

What do you set your thermostat at for winter?

Report: Comcast Outage Cripples Internet Access Across Northeast Corridor

Iran-Pak gas pipeline unlikely to take off: Wikileaks

Leaked Cables: ‘Zardari greatest obstacle to Pakistan’s progress’ (King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia )

WikiLeaks cables: Race riots reflected a backward (Dickensian) Britain – US ambassador

My new therapist always answers her phone.

WikiLeaks: Hillary Clinton ordered US diplomats to 'spy'

Thinking of changing my major from Biology to International Affairs. Advice needed.

Afghan 'police officer' kills six Nato troops

Picasso's electrician reveals artist's 'treasure trove'

One scientist's hobby: recreating the ice age

Taliban prepare to punish WikiLeaks Afghan informers

LOL cat that gave me a big laugh

Policeman to face misconduct charge over G20 death

President to announce Federal Pay Freeze

Iranian nuclear scientist killed, another injured in Tehran bombings

Collins: The Bushes Should Green Light START Treaty

SKorea cancels new artillery drill on tense island

Leo Berman is an racist Asshole

Would Hillary have been the better choice in retrospect ?

More than 500 Iraqi Christian families flee to Kurdish north

Swedish IT firm confirms cyber attack on WikiLeaks

True Grit 2010 (The Coen brother's reboot) trailer

Iran Doesn’t Need North Korean Missiles, Envoy Says

NATO: 6 service members killed in Afghanistan

Portuguese, Spanish Credit Default Swaps Hit Record High

Roubini sees Portugal bailout, possibly Spain as well

"U.S. House freshman from Florida takes on the hat rule"

Anyone here ever spoken in tongues? If so, would you please check in. nt

Citing deficit, Obama to freeze federal worker pay

U.S. role in Yemen (air strikes against alQaeda) covered up by its president, WikiLeaks file reveals

WA Times Inaccurately Asserts That WikiLeaks Docs Reveal ‘China’s Role In Shipments Of Nukes To Iran

Democratic Congress makes one last push for DREAM Act

Big Polluters Freed from Environmental Oversight by Stimulus-BP, Westar & DuPont Among Co Exempted

CIA allegedly implanted electrodes in brains of unsuspecting soldiers

Tax-Cut Negotiations Likely to Include Unemployment, Credits, Durbin Says

Karzai brother opposes democracy: WikiLeaks

AP Exclusive: Bin Laden's top deputy escaped several near misses on combination of luck, guile

Liberal Groups to Propose Routes to Smaller Deficit

George W. Bush to answer questions live from Facebook headquarters

EU's Irish Rescue Fails to Stem Contagion; Spain Bonds Drop

US embassy cables: UN seeks answers from Washington

Report: South Korea deploys more long-range artillery on border island

Report: South Korea deploys more long-range artillery on border island

CIA implanted electrodes in brains of unsuspecting soldiers, suit alleges

U.S. Warned Germany on Extraditing CIA Agents, WikiLeaks Shows

Active U.S. criminal probe into WikiLeaks release

US diplomats spied on UN leadership

Family's Fall from Affluence Is Swift and Hard

WikiLeaks claims are 'psychological warfare' says Ahmadinejad

Tax break for employer health plans a target again

Rate of Eating Disorders in Kids Keeps Rising

UK: Philip Green to be target of corporate tax avoidance protest

Pakistani man threatens to sue CIA if not compensated for relatives' deaths

'Empire Strikes Back' director Kershner dies in LA

Well, I'm supposed to still be eating "blenderized" food (pureed to

'Hacktivist for good' claims WikiLeaks takedown

Greece orders striking seamen to return to work

20,000 Sacrificed In Annual Blood Offering To Corporate America

Glenn Fine Stepping Down as DOJ Inspector General

McCain Calls WikiLeaks' Disclosures 'Harmful'; Palin Says They're 'Treasonous'

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Will Unveil Major Bank Scandal

Exclusive: WikiLeaks Will Unveil Major Bank Scandal

WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Wants To Spill Your Corporate Secrets

Tariq Aziz given additional 10-year jail term for persecution of Shia Kurds

Tariffs a major concern as Bahamas prepares for WTO

Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of Arizona's public campaign finance law

I just heard what sounded like a gunshot in the near distance outside

WikiLeaks: CSIS 'vigorously harassing' Hezbollah members

Stephen J. Solarz, Former N.Y. Congressman, Dies at 70

Mehserle prosecutors argue against bail

US Supreme Court to consider Calif prison crowding

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday November 29

Climate talks seek to bridge rich-poor divisions

White House Refuses to Release Donors to David Axelrod's Charity

New Mexico Man Pleads Not Guilty Branding Swastika on Navajo Man

WikiLeaks blows cover off Israel's covert Gulf states ties

North Korea details expanded nuclear program (claims "thousands" of nuclear centrifuges)

Iran nuclear scientist 'killed in bomb attack' (in Tehran. Another wounded in a separate incident)

Airplanes and kids

NJ must pay $271M for killing tunnel

Sen. Lieberman doubts Wikileaks is a terrorist organization

The 9 most annoying Christmas Songs

WikiLeaks cables: 'Rude' Prince Andrew shocks US ambassador

GOPer 'considering' an Obama challenge

2416 Colombia embassy cables leaked

Harvard scientists reverse the ageing process in mice – now for humans

W.H. continues appeal for DREAM Act

(Supreme Court) Justices reject Obama citizenship challenge

Mark Ruffalo 'added to terrorism watchlist' over Gasland (documentary that criticizes gas drilling)

Ecuador Offers WikiLeak's Founder Assange Residency, No Questions Asked

Active criminal probe into WikiLeaks release (US "will prosecute anyone found responsible.)

Marinette High School, armed student holding classroom hostage

State stops accepting/processing new unemployment claims (Michigan)

Pakistan mother denied (by Lahore's high court) presidential pardon for 'insulting Islam'

Clinton calls leaked documents attack on world

Wikileaks cables reveal China 'ready to abandon North Korea'

Obama announces pay freeze for federal workers

Oklahoma’s Ban on Shariah Law in Court Is Blocked

2009 Honduras coup `was illegal,' says U.S. ambassador in leaked cables

U.S. Department of Defense takes a dim view of cyberschool diplomas

TYT: Ban on Hats in Congress

It's Enrico Palazzo!

Dolly Parton in her own words: "WE DON'T HAVE ENOUGH LOVE" Support for GLBT individuals

Weird Liberal Head Show #235: Major Weird News!

S01E13- The New START Treaty

Thom Hartmann - Conversation with Great Minds with Richard Trumka, Part 2

TSA Agent & Police are out of control,assaulting a store clerk & stealing pizza

Graham Says DREAM Act Is Dead On Arrival

TSA Pat-down Leaves Mich. Man Covered in Urine

Sarah Palin: I Stopped My Book From Being Leaked, Why Can't Govt. Stop Wikileaks?

Majority Report: DHS Seizure of Torrent Site's Domain Sets Dangerous Precedent

Majority Report interviews TSA Liaison Samuel Seward

FOX thinks The Onion is Real News!

Wikileaks Shows No "New Mind-Set" in US Foreign Policy

Wikileaks and Iran

Inside Story - WikiLeaks and its impact on diplomacy

TSA agent punched

FOX: Gretchen's Claim About School's "War on Christmas"

Papantonio: Wikileaks is Good for American Democracy

Thom Hartmann - Reverend Billy's Church of Stop Shopping performs a credit card exorcism

MRN: LeBron James BUMPS Into Leslie Nielsen's Wikileaks

Election Complete Disaster! Fraud Rampant Everywhere!

CBS News: Uneasiness in Russia (1990)

The Top Vlog: TSA Uproar (Richard Eskow of Campaign For America's Future)

WPXI News: Bruce Springteen lends a helping hand helps out in Pittsburgh (1985)

Sat. Night With Connie Chung: A look at war films (1990)

Sneak Previews: Review of Split Second (1992)

CrossTalk: Socialism for the Rich (ft. Jim Rogers)

BBC News Showcases Importance of WikiLeaks Organization

Clinton: WikiLeaks '...an attack on the international community'

UK Telegraph: WikiLeaks Will Go on For Months - Vatican, Israel, North Korea, China

KDKA News: Iron Maiden comes to Pittsburgh & the special room for ... the parents (1985)

WMATA: Am I being detained or am I free to go?

Why does what they are saying about Assange and wikileaks sound familiar?

Dan Phillips: Creative houses from reclaimed stuff

Fox News: Angels Saved Man From Raging Fire?

Julian Assange....On Wikileaks and why they disclosed

Lieberman plants a big wet smoochie on Unca Rupert's wrinkly cheek

Ralph Nader: Corporate takeover of America. Pt. 1

Ralph Nader: Corporate takeover of America. Pt. 2

Cutting federal worker salaries: do you approve?

Kirk: Tax cuts for the rich, no unemployment extension

Majority Report: WikiLeaks, U.S. Reaps What It Sows

Bristol Palin' Worst Person In The World (Fox Nation 2nd)

Cenk Uygur MSNBC: WikiLeaks & War With Iran 'Turns Out Guys Financing Terror Are Saudis & Qatar...'

Thom Hartmann - Conversation with Great Minds with Richard Trumka, Part 1

Brad DeLong: 'Battered and Beaten' - how the recession might have been handled better

Some on Right Think Nicaragua's Incursions Into Costa Rica Call for U.S. Attack

The Snakes Sleep: Attacks against the Media and Impunity in Honduras

James Carroll on START and Republicans

Deficit commission plan would kill 4 million jobs, analysis finds

Faux News claims that the student protestors in the UK are TEABAGGERS!

Schakowsky Offers Alternative to Simpson-Bowles Deficit Reduction Plan

Santa, Deconstructed

Daily Kos: Death of American dream

US embassy cables / Gary Yonge - The Guardian. A hilariously dry intro.

State Department "Secret Cable" Lays Out U.S. Intelligence-Gathering Agenda in Paraguay

The new age of student protest

Where the Black Swan Dwells (James Howard Kunstler)

In defence of WikiLeaks

Wikileaks Claims Diplomatic Cables Leaked By 'Larry The Cable Guy'

The Economics and Politics of Elizabeth Warren

Seeking Republican Patriots: How Reining in Anonymous Attack Ads Can Help Save Our Democracy

Cheney: Bush tax cuts passed by a single vote - my vote

When Photo Ops Go Horribly Awry

Dreaming of Reform

Family's Fall from Affluence Is Swift and Hard

Young Christians Desert US Churches

Saving Progressivism from Obama

Is America a Plutocracy?

Drumbeat from the holiday weekend...

Drumbeat: November 29, 2010

Nissan Leaf nabs 2011 European Car of the Year award

GE to buy 25,000 electric cars -- 12,000 of them Chevrolet Volts

Coal India Will Purchase Overseas Mines to Meet Import Demand

Argentina To Sell Corn To Drought-Damaged Russia For First Time In 30 Years - AFP

Four Degrees And Beyond - Royal Society Summary Of Latest Pre-Cancun Climate Outlook

Atlantic Bluefin Catch Limits Lowered A Whopping 4.4% As Industry Reps Talk "Balance" - AFP

TVA, Huntsville Utilities prepare for electric vehicles (al.com) {upgrading grid to meet demand}

NYS: Moratorium on hydrofracking will not pass unless passed by Nov. 29

City Solar Maps: Making it Easier for Americans to Install Solar Power

Greenpeace Sues Dow, Sasol, Dezenhall for Corporate Spying, RICO

India to build its biggest ever Nuclear Plant of 10000 MW (by France-based Areva)

Unseasonal Heavy Showers Key In Collapse Of Honey Production In Kerala, Western Ghats - Deccan Hrld.

Climate change protesters' anger was justifiable, says Nasa Scientist

One scientist's hobby: recreating the ice age (Recreating extinct megafauna ecosystems to slow GW)

Deep-Water Dive Reveals Spilled Oil On Gulf Floor

Facing the consequences

Facing the consequences

"Ridiculously Low" Temperatures Across Britain: -17.3C All-Time Record Low For Wales In November

Climate disaster deaths double

India starts third new reactor this year: Kaiga Unit 4 goes critical.

Climate change could cut clean water to three billion people: report

RFK Jr. to natgas association: don't worry about solar/wind, you'll profit even more.

Cancun - "An Enormous Sense Of Frustration, Bordering On Despair" Among Delegates - Irish Times

New reactor head arrives at Davis Besse nuclear power plant

Australian researchers: nuclear is the least-cost, low-carbon, baseload power source

Man arrested for open carry at Wall Mart

Toddler shot to death in Syracuse

So, who here thinks documentary filmmaker Mark Ruffalo shouldn't own a gun?

Rendell calls bid to curb guns in Pennsylvania ‘a lost cause’

The Snakes Sleep: Attacks against the Media and Impunity in Honduras

Crosspost- BREAKING: Iran, Cuba and Venezuela to hold military exercises off the coast of Florida.

Lawsuit Against Major Canadian Mining Company Relating to Murder of Mayan Leader in Latin America

ALBA to create military school to train soldiers in the region

Venezuela expects 2 percent economic growth in 2011

Colombia mends ties with Ecuador

UN revises Haiti cholera estimates (spreading faster)

Haiti elections: chaos and confusion

2416 Colombia embassy cables leaked

Former ambassador: Other six ETA members work for Chávez's government

Brazil's Devil's Railway gets new lease of life

2009 Honduras coup `was illegal,' says U.S. ambassador in leaked cables

Some on Right Think Nicaragua's Incursions Into Costa Rica Call for U.S. Attack

Vanity rant: So I'm a pretty big UConn football fan...

Woo hoo, I finally found 5gan's Kwanzaa present!

WikiLeaks Honduras: State Dept. Busted on Support of Coup

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Sunday, November 28)

Time for me to make my vanity post

God denies victory for Bills!

Juan Uribe now a Los Angeles Dodger

Impressive QB research

TCU to join Big East...

Yankees to Jeter and agent: take "Reality potion"

Stephen J. Solarz, Former N.Y. Congressman, Dies at 70.

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Monday, November 29)

Possibly the funniest baseball clip ever---in honor of Leslie Nielsen.

Real Madrid coach stoned on arrival at Barcelona hotel for El Clásico

Sources: Erik Spoelstra frustrating Heat

Andre Johnson and Cortland Finnegan fight each other, they get 25K fines....

This just in: The San Francisco 49ers are one game out of first place in the NFC West.

Is Dan Gilbert laughing?

"Soooooooooners! We be calling you out." - The Huskerians

I'm out of touch! Facebook cofounder and his partner make commitment to marriage equality

Why Are Haters Bullying "Glee"’s Kurt?

Apple pulls anti-gay, anti-choice app from iTunes Store

Larisa Alexandrovna: WikiLeak Confirms Reporting By Journalist Seymour Hersh On Threats To Iran

A Cautionary Tale for Men from The Bible

It's Bad Luck to Be The Eldest Child,

War Can Be Profitable, if God's on Your Side

The Fairy Tale of Elisha And The Two Bears

A somewhat sacrilegious image...

Is this evangelism?

Why should any believer give a damn about atheists and their opinions?

Being a Virgin Can Save Your Life, The Bible Says:

Amazonian biodiversity much older than originally thought

Sign-up for a science "advent calendar." Science experiments sent to you by email

Rush Holt (D-NJ): TSA porno-scanners "misguided, counterproductive, and potentially dangerous"

Some not-so-great shots outside my window :)

I have a treat for Aiman's fans (you know who you are)

Demotex's Fire Lookout Calendar for 2011

I really need a new car

***THE DU 2011 CALENDAR IS HERE***

Postal workers to restart negotiations

Today in Labor History Nov 29, 10,000 pickets jammed the sidewalks, the strike ultimately was lost

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka On Pay Freeze for Federal Workers

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