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Archives: December 6, 2010

High school wrestler charged with sex crime after inserting fingers in opponent's anus

More practicality than hystrionics; I have to GBCW for a while

Hate to say this, but do not be surprised if the unemployment is added, it's for less than a year.

Transparency...

Mac's Top 10 Photos of the 2010 Fire Season

Anti-D.C. GOP freshmen quickly find big D.C. donors

The National Idiot (Palin) says...

If you could ask Obama one question what would it be?

It is time to move on from the Wikileaks criticism

An Open Letter to President Obama re. the Bush Tax Cuts

"State of alert" in Spain: Military powers invoked v. air traffic controllers' sick-out

Yemeni gov "blamed" Iran for recon plane, knowing it was a US plane

Taking down America

Anti-earmark Tea Party Caucus takes $1 billion in earmarks

As U.S. Leaves, Iraqis Suffer Economic Toll

Soldiers use extreme methods to meet regs

U.S. fights to open school in Taliban area

U.S. fights to open school in Taliban area

Arizona cuts Medicaid funding for organ transplants

More foreign fighters seen slipping back into Iraq

Northrop Said to Favor Spinoff of Ship Unit Rather Than Sale

10 Cars Plow Through Wet Concrete at Massive Construction Site

Cable Identifies Prominent Saudi funder of Taliban, Ongoing Saudi Finance of Terror

Cable Identifies Prominent Saudi funder of Taliban, Ongoing Saudi Finance of Terror

Afghan poll shows falling confidence in U.S. efforts to secure country

More waiting for Indian plaintiffs in $3.4B deal

City, Navy agree to talks on Oceana, development

City, Navy agree to talks on Oceana, development

The $100B question: What will happen to Hampton Roads (VA)?

NATO Official: Night Raids to Continue

...and the New York Times says, Bush Tax-Cut Deal With Jobless Aid Said to Be Near

...and the New York Times says, Bush Tax-Cut Deal With Jobless Aid Said to Be Near

Floyd Abrams is really tippytoeing around Wikileaks...

Humanity, man, it's not worth it. Put down the nuclear gun. Back away from it slowly.

Anyone familiar with "love languages test"? ...for a college assignment?

Per Chuck Todd just now, tax cuts negotiation includes the Obama cuts too.

Blowing Billions on War While American Workers Go Under

Has anyone noticed the CIA recruitment advertisements in their area?

Most of the decade, millions of families and businesses thrived, because of the Bush tax cuts.

All tax cuts expire and lame duck Congress ends with no accomplishments or ... this?

Look, it's really very simple...

Hug a Tree Today Tree lovers

Framing It ... Get Fair Pay.".

I helped a homeless family yesterday

Supreme Court letter to Prime Minister in support of Julian Assange

The Video John Boehner Doesn't Want You to See

The Grand Defeat

The Grand Defeat

Open Letter to President Obama

Subsidized Apprenticeship.

This "Moderate" On Chucky Todd Is A Douchebag

This "Moderate" On Chucky Todd Is A Douchebag

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Join me on DFA Live

San Jose airport wants to cut 'living wage' 10%

San Jose airport wants to cut 'living wage' 10%

Sen. Bernie Sanders: Join me on DFA Live

I am confused - doesn't the House have to approve tax cuts for millionaires?

Regarding the regular DU membership survey - Would you like to see more than demographics?

Regarding the regular DU membership survey - Would you like to see more than demographics?

Isn't it today that Wikileaks is suppose to release info about a 'big U.S. bank?"

This Past Week I Have Lost More HOPE Points...

When Obama was nominated, I had mixed feelings.....

Court considers throwing out huge sex bias suit against Wal-Mart

Kevin Drum lambastes the tax cut deal

Internet Votes for Couple to Get an Abortion

Toon: The 4 stages of Government Responsiveness

Would you be more or less likely to send secret documents to Wikileaks if president froze your pay?

If You Oppose Tieing Tax Cuts For Everybody To Extending Unemployment Insurance

The new US oligarchy

WikiLeaks cables reveal how US manipulated climate accord

John Cornyn Is A Human Craphole

Kind of a strange question, but...

Kind of a strange question, but...

Is there a reason Rachael isn't on tonight?

if republicans don't get their tax breaks for the rich, fuck the unemployed

I Am Posting From The Public Library

Branson Says Oil Might Hit $200 a Barrel Without New Policies

a 2-year extension of bu$h* tax cuts means thugs can use it again in 2 years to beat up democrats

Incoming GOP freshmen rapidly embracing big-money fundraisers

US Chamber Watch: NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade Supporters Are “Outsourcers All”

Legendary Cowboys, SMU quarterback Don Meredith dies

The Theatre of the Absurd Starring the Richest And Poorest Among Us

The first question that needs to be ask is how did we get where we are?

Well, I'll be damned! Joe Scarborough said today that tax cuts for the rich don't create jobs!

First they came for the communists

What would you do?

First new Get Your War On comic in 2 years

just got a letter from Russ Feingold, thanking me for my support

Paul Krugman: Let’s Not Make a Deal

Cable: VP Biden- "the need to lower expectations in Afghanistan"

Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Wal-Mart Bias Case Appeal

MSNBC ..stop with the drama..there is no global manhunt...they know exactly where Assange is.

the rich enabling the rich...republicans are setting themselves up for unlimited corporate funding

Medieval England Twice as Well Off as Today’s Poorest Nations

Wikileaks: Swiss bank freezes Julian Assange's account

Wikileaks: Swiss bank freezes Julian Assange's account

School reformers and union leaders are collaborating—and getting results

WikiLeaks reveals US global interests list

North America's share of the 100 tallest buildings in 1990: 80%. In 2012: 18%

Scholar, MLK, Jr. Research & Education Institute @ Stanford: Primary Challenge Obama

Czech Republic uses ‘gay tests’ on asylum seekers

Teachers,et al-How much Federal money is provided to public schools...any?

WikiLeaks Cables are Dispatches from a Beleaguered America in Imperial Retreat

Am I imagining things or have the DU pages gotten longer?

Obama 'core' coalition hardly 'shattered'

Obama speech in NC starting now...

Gen. Petraeus: Afghan victory not a ‘sure thing’

Other lyrics that are hitting me hard right now

Wikileaks: Scotland Yard Receives Papers For Assange Arrest Warrant - AP

Gay, lesbian teens more likely to be expelled and jailed

To make an enemy of every Western government--the caprice of vanity?

The disaster that effectively ended commercial supersonic air travel

Let’s Not Make a Deal - By PAUL KRUGMAN

Republicans running ads to repeal health care already..

U.S. Charges Hundreds in Investment Fraud U.S. Charges Hundreds in Investment Fraud

U.S. Charges Hundreds in Investment Fraud U.S. Charges Hundreds in Investment Fraud

Adopt A Billionaire Charity Drive (dot) Net

DADT repeal likely dead

Texas DUers-a little sliver of hope...Rational Radio

Prop. 8 appeal hearing live discussion thread

I hardly hear any Republican saying anything negative about Obama anymore.

The "poison pill" in Assuange's threat

WikiLeaks mirrors multiply as main funding source gets cut off

Is it accurate to say the 'Saudis', want Iran bombed as our media keeps reporting?

Is it accurate to say the 'Saudis', want Iran bombed as our media keeps reporting?

A message for traitor Democrats!

MSNBC just announced that Scotland Yard has an arrest warrant for Assange in hand.

US Court of Appeals (9th Circuit) Panel hearing Prop 8 appeal

There are an estimated 17 million unemployed out here...

A Wildfire Is Burning All Illusions in Israel By Max Blumenthal

A Wildfire Is Burning All Illusions in Israel By Max Blumenthal

Why "Recession-Proof" Jobs Are a Myth

LIVE VIDEO: Prop 8 Appeal Hearing

HEADSUP: Cspan showing Prop 8 court action n/t

Bwaaaaaaaaaaaaah so the ReTHUGS didn't

Maude Barlow: Read Me My Environmental Rights

Maude Barlow: Read Me My Environmental Rights

Canadian biotech company pushes USDA to approve GMO apples

Would the Repubs have refused to help the unemployed?

More propaganda from USA TODAY; Bush's tax cuts: How did they affect you?

are there any non millionaires in congress? n/t

Truth In Lending Act : Fed is considering changing the Law - LESS help for Homeowners See link below

What I find oddly coincidental about the release of the docs by Wikileaks is...

Remember those days when bush would be speechifying and you'd hit the mute button?

Wikileaks website under attack. Get your mirror sites here

Online activists fighting to keep WikiLeaks alive

NYT Op-Ed: "Obama has seemingly surrendered his once-considerable abilities to act, decide or think"

NYT Op-Ed: "Obama has seemingly surrendered his once-considerable abilities to act, decide or think"

Lieberman Demands Senate Stay In Session Through The Holiday To Repeal DADT

Will class action law suits disappear when

economyincrisis.org has some pretty sobering info-including the pres's speech

What Else Would $60 Billion Buy?

Ed Shultze, is hosting for Rachel tonight

Tax Cuts Update: Despite Schumer's Threat, There's Little Appetite To Let Them Expire - HuffPo

On line chat with Bernie Sanders . . . Stop the attack on Soc. Sec.

“The fact that we were able to lay the trap does feel pretty good, to tell you the truth.”

United for a Fair Economy Condemns Republican Blockade on Tax Cuts

Company Wants Nuclear Waste from 36 States to be Buried in Texas

So the US gov is OK with going after private companies to stop Wikileaks

The Progressive Plan For Deficit Reduction

" Lets NOT Make A DEAL " With " Republican TAX CUT BLACKMAILERS "

Is there anyone in DU who still believes in the President? When I post in support of him, I get

If Obama makes a deal on the tax cuts that include separate

If Obama makes a deal on the tax cuts that include separate

The Return of “Get Your War On”

Looks like we've resorted to begging China to create US jobs

An Open Letter to sports reporters about Mike Vick by Nils Lofgren

Splendid Zinn

Breaking - DADT is not likely to pass

the supreme court 'walmart' case could do away with class action lawsuits

the supreme court 'walmart' case could do away with class action lawsuits

I'd be extremely depressed if DADT isn't repealed this year.

well,F^ck a D^ck...letter in my paper on "responsibility"

Question for Limbaugh & Beck: How many jobs will you be creating?

a dumb repug just called Ed Show

a dumb repug just called Ed Show

Painful truth illustrated in cartoon. Get a hankie.

If you had any doubt,Perry's statements about Medicaid in my paper today

American urban lake pollution traced to parking lot seal coat

American urban lake pollution traced to parking lot seal coat

Assange's attorney is negotiating time and place for 'meeting' with UK police..

Joseph Lieberman emulates Chinese dictators

If you conitnue the policies that created all the unemployed in the first place

He should tell the nation the truth, and denounce the blackmail attempt for what it is

Cleveland Clinic to cut charity care for some

Colombia: Uribe settles scores with the press on air as new cases are filed

The Republicans Can Be Cold, Cruel, And Misanthropic Longer Than The Unemployed Can Remain Solvent

Does Julian Assange Use A Mac or a Macbook to Contribute to WikiLeaks?

Stop Believing the Myths About 401(k) Plans

Wikileaks has issued a statement

Interpol

Obama agrees to ADD to the deficit, allowing Bush tax cuts to continue, then Pukes nail his and all

WikiLeaks Founder To Talk To UK Police: Lawyer - Reuters

Dumbass Bill Gates gave Windows source code to the Chinese! LOL

Don't We Have At Least Five Republicans Who Will Vote To Repeal DADT

So about this compromise thing

Is Assange a force for good or chaos?

Woman Up, Obama & Democrats: Grow a Pair... of Ovaries! (VIDEO)

Gay teens, especially girls, are punished more harshly

Wikileaks is currently mirrored on 507 sites

4 Scenarios for the Coming Collapse of the American Empire

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on (CA) Prop 8, live on C-SPAN -

Did anybody hear the right-wing propaganda on Diane Rehm today?

Looks like Leaf/Volt race to market first is finally decided.

Julien Assange defense fund frozen - from Twitter:

Only one US company has truly profited from Iraq war: Halliburton

Mixed Metaphorical Musings: When you kick the can down the road, the road eventually rises up . . .

How to fund something like wikileaks: need outside the box thinking.

Andrea Mitchell calls Wikileaks BLACKMAIL...

Sotomayor and Ginsburg join dissenting from denial of certiorari today

It is just as likely that Wikileaks saved many lives.

Bring back MDTA programs - the only federal jobs program that worked. 1963

Wonder what Biden thinks of Obama's governing?

Wonder what Biden thinks of Obama's governing?

Obama Takes Credit For Bush’s NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade Deal He Once Opposed

'Sputnik Moment' is not about space...

The Single Greatest Chart Ever (At Least if You Want to Know Where Your Personal Information Goes)

Wikileaks cables: US looks to prosecute Julian Assange

Coming soon: national broadband service

Alan Grayson- "Looking For Your Ideas and Advice"

Bush Tax Cuts: Poison Pill

Bush Tax Cuts: Poison Pill

Columbia University Walks Back Anti-WikiLeaks Advice

Didn't the ReTHUGS pass the first Patriot Act

(Former Treasury Secretary) O'Neill says Bush's memoir misstates record on tax-cut talks

Republicans: We obviously pay for them at the pump

Boycotts on DU, don't work

From Alan Grayson re: Progressive Caucus

"Peace For Our Time"

Time's Man of the Year. Julian Assange winning so far.......

Maryland doctor carried out unnecessary heart operations.

Democratic leaders to press Obama to take tough line on tax cuts

"We Stopped Obama From Raising Your Taxes"

Students warned: Read WikiLeaks and you’re out of a government job

so,since buying in America is a truly good thing to do,here's the list again

So Obama & the Democrats caved on an issue that only 26% of Americans support??

"Palin: I'm Not Running For RNC Chair"...and wait till you find out WHY.

Why The Attack On WikiLeaks Matters To You

If you can afford it, now is the time to donate to the food pantry

For the unemployed, is 99 weeks enough time to "re-train" and "reorganize?"

We are so far beyond needing tax cuts its not even funny.

California state workers’ pensions under assault

GOP's George Voinovich: An unlikely ally on allowing Bush tax cuts to expire?

So, What Would YOU Do about the Tax Cut Dilemma?

White House To Make A Statement In The Next Hour...

Remember Andy Harris (R-Whined About Waiting For Gummint Health Care)? Meet Bill Johnson...

TPM: Glenn Beck Guesses 10% Of Muslims Are Terrorists (And 0.5% Of Americans Are Violent Radicals)

At World High Speed Rail Summit: U.S. has no reputation for train technology

We can STILL STOP the Bush tax cuts in the House...

President Obama to make remarks on tax cuts and unemployment insurance at 6:10 pm ET

There is NO estate tax in 2010, thanks to the bush tax cuts.

Newsweek: What DADT Repeal Will Mean

Whose Side is the White House On? - James K. Galbraith

Do you agree to let billionaires keep their tax cuts if they agree not to murder 5 million people?

Do you agree to let billionaires keep their tax cuts if they agree not to murder 5 million people?

Question: Why can't they make the tax hike on the top 2% temporary

Proposed 1.4% pay raise for military draws fire

Look On The Brightside... DeMint Was Wrong... Tax Cuts For The Rich Is Obama's Waterloo

"I'll Be Home for Christmas"....

Elizabeth Edwards' cancer returns; no additional treatment recommended by doctors

Chris Christie Fans Facebook Fail

She's you, and just like you, except she has $924,800 left over from her campaign, and you don't.

Jet makes emergency landing after dog bites

Wkileaks: Peter Lavelle of Russia Today asks the best question we all know the answer to

Gen X goes to Washington-A article from Boston Phoenix

The Republicans just played Obama like a fucking fiddle...

Bernie Sanders is pissed on Ed Shultz

So The Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Will Expire In 2012

So The Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Will Expire In 2012

So The Tax Cuts For The Wealthy Will Expire In 2012

Obama: Hostage-takers have the upper hand. So hostage-takers win, for now.

The caver in chief...Sheeesh I have never been so disgusted

The caver in chief...Sheeesh I have never been so disgusted

The "ubers" gave themselves a nice bonus

We wasted historic advantages to no purpose

We wasted historic advantages to no purpose

McConnell's Antics Compelling Dems To Push Filibuster Reform - HuffPo

i was just watching Matthews, he showed a clip of Palin's reality show

My experience with unemployment benefits. Share yours.

Two years from now -- just in time for the 2012 election -- the GOP will pull this again.

Yosemite Sam thinks Obama isn't scared enough

Multi-millionaire U.S. evangelist confesses on his own TV network to cheating on wife after being b

McConnell is already gloating

Fed wants to strip a key protection for homeowners

Rare occasion that I like cable tv tonight: The Golden Compass is on Syfy

Nobel winner Mario Vargas Llosa rules out Peru presidency rerun

Mind if I say something about John Lennon?

Who's watching the boobs? Answer: Boobs,

"We can't afford" a welfare state anymore -- says robert samuelson.

Does the Democratic Party Exist & Function Any Longer???

Sen. Sanders Threatens To Filibuster Obama Tax Deal

Big Ed: Nothing in this package for the 99ers {WTF!}

Time to vote for a republic president

So if Pelosi supports an unacceptable tax cut deal....

So if Pelosi supports an unacceptable tax cut deal....

Richard Wolfe is on w/Norman Goldman now. nt

well,My paper has "un-blackballed"me-editorial printed today Re Medicaid.

well,My paper has "un-blackballed"me-editorial printed today Re Medicaid.

The difference between Democrats and Republicans:

Gag factor overload...Kate Gosselin to appear on Palin's show

"The GOP CAVED! This is NOT what we voted for? This is a sell-out. The TEA PARTY IS WATCHING!"

The stuff we don't teach in history class

A crossroads for DU... I betcha there's a record amount of locked threads tonight...

PEACE FOR OUR TIME!!! ALL IS WELL!!! ALL IS WELL!!!

PEACE FOR OUR TIME!!! ALL IS WELL!!! ALL IS WELL!!!

democrats are inept...this legislation on taxes should have been brought up long ago.

democrats are inept...this legislation on taxes should have been brought up long ago.

"Temporary" tax cuts for the rich.......LOL...LOL...LOL

Right-Wing Doublespeak regarding Tax Cuts

I'm sure the unemployed enjoyed being used as a bargaining chip

I'm sure the unemployed enjoyed being used as a bargaining chip

WTF....Tax cuts for Rich last TWO years, Unemployment Benefits last 13 months???

What threatens your freedoms most?

How about we reform the tax code in the next 2 years and take an issue away from the Republicans

Tax Cut Deal Includes Monstrous Estate Tax, Dividend Concession

A Poll With A Little Levity To Lighten The Mood

I just called Bernie Sander's office..........

Go home and get a nice quiet sleep.

Details, Details, And Lame Mother Duckers...

I don't believe Obama is planning to run for a second term.

The End of the Empire

self delete

GOP Senator George Voinovich Will Vote Against Any Extension Of Bush Tax Cuts

Political pooches and the pot roast---

Political pooches and the pot roast---

Just heard deal includes a cut in SS taxes for Americans - I missed that. nt

Jebama. Cripes, what a HUGH disappointment

Jebama. Cripes, what a HUGH disappointment

Yes I am not happy, however

W for Wikileaks like V for Vendetta

McCain 'applauds' Obama's tax compromise

Interesting image from gawker

maybe time to find someone new...n/t

maybe time to find someone new...n/t

Payroll tax cuts = intensification of campaign to "reform" SS

China hijacked 15% of the world's internet traffic for 18 minutes.

Don Meredith Dead At 72

Imperialism, tax cuts & more profits are their only cares! I find it amazing.....

Again... The Democratic Party Wrote The Playbook...

While his parents look on with disapproval, Barack falls in with the "wrong crowd"

Live With the WikiLeakable World or Shut Down the Net. It's Your Choice

Live With the WikiLeakable World or Shut Down the Net. It's Your Choice

Tweety's reporting it as a fact that we'll be cutting SS

INTERPOL WANTED POSTER for Julian Assange

INTERPOL WANTED POSTER for Julian Assange

Compromise or Capitulation?

Krugman is Right! Let the Bush Taxcuts Expire..... LINK

Proof tattoos don't hold you back, only YOU hold you back

So we get an extension of tax cuts that we can ill afford

If I give you $30 billion for the needy, will you give me $700 billion for no reason at all?

So, I guess now the Repukes will scuttle the Inheritance Tax. I won't be

Everything Is On The Chopping Block EXCEPT Tax Cuts

Sam Seder tonight for Keith

Can the president present a bill to the congress..or do they have to create their own?

a 2 year extension of tax cuts makes it an issue for 2012

Sign of two years to come of working with the republicans

Krugman Discusses Inside Job, the Movie

Dan Bartlett on Bush Tax Cuts©..."The fact that we were able to lay the trap does feel pretty good"

A video in honor of the tax compromise.

Ok... We Got A Picture Of An Empty Podium

Democrats must either take the lead on fiscal responsibility, or become the GOP court jester

When all the numbers swim together...

So the Have LOTS get 2 years of money and the Down trodden get 13 months of breathing room

Toles Toon: This always ends badly

To those who will defend ANYTHING

Obama outlines deal to keep tax cuts

are you getting on MSNBC: "Our Schoolsare in Crisis"? with no sound?

Krugman: If Democrats give in to the blackmailers now, they’ll just face more demands in the future

What If People Like The Republican Dog Food?

Did I Just Hear That Right ??? - On The Ed Show... "BTW, Nothing In The Package For The 99ers."

Imagine the following being said in a calm civil tone, with an ocean in the background:

Bush was right about something

I'm calling BS on Palin shooting anything

The Internet at risk: A return to the Ma Bell era

Appropriate toon for tonight

What would you have asked for in return?

Elizabeth Edwards Posts Apparent Goodbye Message

Sam Seder

Dem's should filibuster this tax cut deal by reading a tale of two cities.

A Rich Guy's Very Compelling Response to Krugman's Column "Let's Not Make A Deal"

Anyone wonder when the "TIME TO FIGHT" will actually be???

Two key reaons why Wikileaks resonates with a lot of people

Two key reaons why Wikileaks resonates with a lot of people

Issues I Would Go To The Proverbial Hill For

Colombia’s Álvaro Uribe Faces Scrutiny In Washington Over Lawsuit Alleging Drummond Supported Parami

Note To Media: Julian Assange Is Not Being Charged With Rape

WikiLeaks Has Worked. Stomping Your Feed & Wishing It Would All Just Go Away Is Completely Ludicrous

Russian blogger creates Wikileaks-style anticorruption site

SAMMY! (Sam Seder subs for Olbermann) YEAH!

If you are looking for something positive tonight in all of this tax break/UE stuff, here it is

Nevermind.

Top Ten Democrat Idiots

WikiLeaks Attempts to Expose Palin

so why is wikileaks a good thing again.com

Conveniently, the president has a crisis to force his hand on tax compromise

Even with Unemployment Extensions, 4 Million More 99ers in 2011 - YahooNews

Calif. drive-through worker burned by food prank

It's Not Raining, We're Getting Peed on (II): The Scam of the Deficit Crisis

Fed forced to 'quarantine' one billion $100 bills after printing error makes them worthless Read mo

Fed forced to 'quarantine' one billion $100 bills after printing error makes them worthless Read mo

I dunno. This sounds like caving to me.

How do we know this Wikileaks encrypted file is real? What if it's a bluff?

The ACLU and Wikileaks

As of right now, Obama has not made a final decision on the tax cuts.

Joan Walsh Summed It Up

At least one thing results from CaveGate: The Wealthy HAVE to (cringe) create JOBS now.

At least one thing results from CaveGate: The Wealthy HAVE to (cringe) create JOBS now.

The idle rich...

I am writing a letter asking Obama to step aside and declare himself a lame duck NOW

Boycott AMAZON.com = Daniel Ellsberg = terminating Wikileaks website

Enough with the criticism. Look at how supportive our gov't is of American workers.

Grayson on Rachel with Ed

Is there any websites any more that promote buying blue?

Give A Man A Fish And He Will Eat For A Day

$700 Billion divided by 308 million Americans = $2272 each

To me way of thinking, the notion of "retraining for a new job" is a cruel joke.

It is getting to the point where there are two kinds of people in this country --

A suggestion to honor Elizabeth Edwards

How to get them to pay attention

They protested being denied service at lunch counters, what happens when it's your nation's capitol?

10 Things Charter Schools Won't Tell You

Prosecution 'Stands Mute' At Texas Death Penalty Hearing

Done. Fucking Done. Fucking well done!

One TERM president who does not understand

REPUKE: Poor Parents Are "criminally… ah… criminally negligent with respect to raising children"

It's all about narrative... What choice did he have?

Rep. Peter Welch Circulates Letter Urging Dems To Submarine Tax Cut Deal Posted:

CA bill puts fruits, veggies back in booze

It's such a shame but now he's the ...

does anybody else think Lawrence O'Donnell is a bit arrogant

Don't You Get It? This Is NOT Political...

It's important to note that the House did the right thing under the leadership of Pelosi

What an incredible losing streak

So, how much of the $700 Billion in tax breaks will go to the GOP campaigns in 2012?????

Elizabeth Edwards' priority was always HEALTH CARE REFORM

I ain't done.

"We are the ones we've been waiting for. We are the change that we seek." Oh...wait....

If Obama can issue a signing statement narrowing the scope of the tax cuts for the rich

Excellent summary of Assange's legal future now he has agreed to meet with poilice.

After many years as a customer, I just called and cancelled my Sirius/XM subscription.

Okay, regarding the "compromise" -- what's next, and when? Thanks. nt

Obama stands up for the 26%

You know, sometimes all you can do is say "fuck it"

Founder of WikiLeaks Threatens to Release More Secret Dispatches

Woman says restaurant's toilet paper dispenser broke her hand, may sue

what about that danged deficit? i thought the thugs were all riled up about the deficit?

Since we can no longer support Obama, let's support a Republican president

Take $70 billion a year from the Defense budget.

Why did obama say this will help the economy and that when we make tough choices

Hypothetical=Do you think it possible that "we"d say "We are the ones we have been waiting for" and

So why did Russ Feingold vote against middle class tax cuts and unemployment extension?

So why did Russ Feingold vote against middle class tax cuts and unemployment extension?

6 months from now you're going to look back at today and consider it a high water mark. So savor it!

Looks like Obama is setting the stage to end Social Security

Joke gets Santa Claus fired from Macy's

President George W. Bush, three term president

The campaign to slash Social Security benefits is based on deliberate deception

Jonathan Alter put it right when he said Obama should have insisted on a one year

Liberals don't care about freedom, so we need to send them to re-education camps. Silly freeper.

Synopsis:

Seven Italian bicyclists killed by driver high on pot

Sorry.Apparently "Mythbusters" is touchstone for being Dem / Progressive / Liberal. Nope.

The art of negotiation and why I believe Obama lost.

Obama speaking live now.

Macy's fires Santa Claus after couple complains about joke

Another win !!!!!US Copyright Group Drops Cases Against Thousands of BitTorrent Users

What's next Mr. President?

If they have to compromise, the compromise should be equitable

The business community make their ceos, businesses and corporations

Pay me three quarters of a trillion dollars in small unmarked bills or the little guy gets it.

So apparently DADT repeal is pretty much dead

None of these tax changes address structural problems

It reminds me of someone who thinks if they are super nice to their abuser, their abuser will stop

Mission accomplished

Why did he do it? Why did he cave to the GOP on the tax cuts?

Alternet: 4 Scenarios for the Coming Collapse of the American Empire

Anthony Weiner just said on MSNBC that the deal "wasn't terrible" and that there were many things he

I just got off a brutal 12 hour work night and try as I might, I can't tell if

Isn't this the type of choice the Republicans ALWAYS want to force on us?

New America Foundation: "the Obama administration is sinking under failure of its economic policy"

Don't forget the provision to write off the whole amount of an asset in 2011

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

I would've expected more vitriol aimed at congress today

My Statement on the Tax Deal

Bernie Sanders on Ed (Rachel) saying he will Filibusterer the DEAL!

Two Can Play the Extortion Game in Congress - How about a little push back against Republicans?

Two Can Play the Extortion Game in Congress - How about a little push back against Republicans?

Is everything negotiable?

Policy By Blackmail... The New American Paradigm

Policy By Blackmail... The New American Paradigm

Jet lands after dog bites 2 aboard

f--- this sh*t!

White House, Congress, near agreement on $800 billion stimulus package.

Elizabeth Edwards would have made a fine President.

Elizabeth Edwards would have made a fine President.

Obama the Acquiescent - Is there anything left?

It's over. The Grand Experiment is over.

How gullible is this guy? "These tax cut will expire in two years"

How gullible is this guy? "These tax cut will expire in two years"

Huffington Post home page photo worth 1,000 words...and 999 of those words are "fuck."

If Obama Will Not Fight for Fair Taxes and Fiscal Stability, What Will He Fight For?

Check Out Callista Gingrich, 2012 Could be Pretty Entertaining

Why would middle class tax cuts expire anyway?

NYT Op-Ed: "Obama has seemingly surrendered his once-considerable abilities to act, decide or think"

WikiLeaks can still accept donations to help cover their expenses.

How pissed off are you?

This is serious question. Which Republican will you support in 2012 since...

The idea that there will be a recovery is a cruel swindle

Anyone who calls out for Hillary now,

So In The End... Obama's Deal Sells Out Half The Unemployed So The Rich Get Their Way ???

Living Without Work: The Long-Term Unemployed

Forget Obama. He is likely to be renominated + win . Concentrate on Congress and the Senate 2012!

I am discouraged. It seems the Democrats in Congress and the WH always steal defeat from the jaws of

Do you believe the economy will improve over the next two years?

Lawrence O'Donnell, Vaseline, and the old Dinah Shore Show

Lawrence O'Donnell, Vaseline, and the old Dinah Shore Show

Assange Will Approach Australia's High Commission For Consular Assistance (Important Interview)

What's your take on WikiLeaks?

Why lie to ourselves about Obama?

Pres Obama is on TV talking about Made in America

Information Warfare: Now is a good time for a refresher on how the media is operated.

With Pressure on All Sides, White House Defends Tax Cut “Framework” - FDL

Check please.

I just sent an email to the White House asking Obama to please not run for a second term!

Weiner/Grayson? or...

Feingold/Schweitzer 2012?

Feingold/Schweitzer 2012?

Durbin: "Social Security is a good candidate" for bipartisan work to cut deficits

By putting off the unemployment extension, dem legislators poisoned their own well.

I love Obama.

Tweety sucks--He is defending Obama....

Three Thomas Jefferson quotes for Wikileaks haters:

Well, well, well. Some of you are all done over this. Come sit by us, the gays.

US Military Threatens Soldiers Not to Read Wikileaks

"Desperate to decipher the baffling Obama presidency?" Read on:

What I do like about the compromise:

So not everyone is happy about the tax cuts/UI extension compromise

Britt Hume Just Said Unemployment Insurance Encourages Sloth

DU a Poll: AFSCME campaign takes on 'lies' about public workers

DU a Poll: AFSCME campaign takes on 'lies' about public workers

How did I know we'd do the most fiscally irresponsible thing?

Holy Shit... Don't Hold Back Bob... 'What Now for the Democrats?' - Robert Kuttner/HuffPo

Hillary Clinton was my 9th or was the 11th or whatever the last Democrat I wanted in the primary.

Private schools in my town aren't really that great

It used to be boasted about around here how Clinton ended his term with a surplus

I think it is ludicrous to even pretend that President Obama is not being "rolled" ---AGAIN---

I think it is ludicrous to even pretend that President Obama is not being "rolled" ---AGAIN---

I will say it, we HAVE a civil war

Time to Think the Unthinkable: A Democratic Primary Challenge To Obama's Reelection

Really wishing Hillary was in the office right about now

Mike Thompson's toon from a month or so back

The Obama shifting tide...

The Obama shifting tide...

Swiss bank that locked Wikileaks account hacked tonight

This is an angry board, and the Mods are keeping it from melting down

I have but only one word for Obama. Milquetoast.

Cutting the payroll tax by 2.0% will set the stage for future cuts in

Glenn Greenwald: The lawless Wild West attacks WikiLeaks

YOW! SAM SEDER HOSTING COUNTDOWN!

Comcast DNS Server Went Down Yesterday - What to Do...

Working Americans shouldn't become collateral damage in some political fight over economic policy

Can I go back in time and vote for HILLARY?

First, I don't mind leakers, but I do mind leakers of our shit from people

The roof falls in on Ireland's 'Millionaires Row'

just called my rep earl blumenauer and told them I could care less if Palin runs in 2012 I'm done

Stop being disingenuous about the tax cut cave in and the need to save middle class tax cuts now.

Obama Faces Liberal Revolt over Tax Cut Deal (CBS)

Was extending unemployment benefits worth extending the tax cuts for the rich?

A question for Duers who are on unemployment

Harvard University Researchers: Marijuana Cuts Tumor Growth by 50%

Alternatives to Amazon and Ebay

Kate O'Beirne: Parents of kids in school breakfast programs are criminals

What IS the Unemployment "Deal"?

U.S. Arrests Online Seller Who threatened to sexually assault customer - GOOD NEWS!

4 Scenarios for the Coming Collapse of the American Empire

4 Scenarios for the Coming Collapse of the American Empire

"Elizabeth Edwards seriously ill"

Who would you prefer Obama to govern like?

Like I said, the Obama Administration doesn't listen to us AND doesn't care

To Elizabeth Edwards: Thank you

To Elizabeth Edwards: Thank you

Obama is on the publics side of almost every issue tonight.

(Poll)The purpose of the Democratic Party?

(Poll)The purpose of the Democratic Party?

Obama's $900 Billion giveaway - guess what which class gets the cash?

So all that the Dems had to do to let the tax cuts expire was nothing, right?

I won't be posting on DU much after tonight....

I think Julian Assange should turn himself into

So how many people have lost their careers forever?

The Rude Pundit: Another Day, Another Democratic Capitulation

Paul Krugman: ".... voters are starting to write off Obama as a man too timid to take a stand."

A cartoon of what the next two years of working with the GOP will look like

Jobless folks, is the compromise worth it?

Once again.. There is NO REASON to "create" jobs

My Line has been crossed.

We Wanted FDR, We Got Neville Chamberlain

BOYCOTT AMAZON. Use bookdepository.com. Free shipping worldwide.

Senator Chuck Schumer said

"Obama caved; Social Security is next. Sucks to be us."

I've got cancer and I appreciate my friends at Democratic Underground

$105 billion in lost SS revenues, $140 billion to the super-rich, $60 billion for UE. Great deal.

Would you agree to a 1 year extension of tax cuts in trade for a 1 year extension of unemployment?

When you think about price fixing, why don't you think Apple?

Palin is a sick and deranged person.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 'will release poison pill of damaging secrets if killed or arrested

Until tonight, my wife was an Obama supporter

Any Obama supporters left here? I am one.

Jesus Christ will you LOOK at this place!

A compromise has been in the works for weeks.

Well, duh!--- Baby Boomers - Ripped Off By Ronald Reagan (Matt Taibbi/RS)

You guys realize there should never have been a juxtaposition of cuts and unemp pay right?

Will LGBT Americans Be The Next Ones To Walk the Plank Just In Time for the Holidays?

Is it appropriate for little boys to pee in public? Or men?

Is it appropriate for little boys to pee in public? Or men?

They're. Laughing. At. Us.

They're. Laughing. At. Us.

Did Ya know some people on Unemployment have no choice when they return to work

Julian Assange is the new Ralph Nader.

Lawrence O'Donnell's show was very good tonight

I'm dropping Obama and going with Krugman.

WSJ: 10 Things Charter Schools Won't Tell You

"ASK NOT": A decades-old statement worth flooding inboxes of GOP leaders', et al., with:

Assange Accuser Worked with US-Funded, CIA-Tied Anti-Castro Group

The moderators are very busy at the moment

I AM JULIAN ASSANGE

Affordable Housing Helps The Economy

Republicans, this is what Mark Zandi actually said about the Bush tax cuts...

That old axiom about politics & sausage making is offensive to sausage makers.

Rangel could face more charges

Flashback, 9/15/10 - "Obama Attacks G.O.P. on Tax Rates"

Steve Driehaus Is Suing A GOP Front Group For Defamation But...

CBS CEO Les Moonves donated $5,000 to Sen.-elect Roy Blunt's political action committee

Sherrod Brown: Obama’s NAFTA-Style Korea Trade Deal A “Dangerous Mistake”

So the Prez caves, we add more to the deficit and we get to talk about this again in 2 years time?

Carl Hiaasen: In a Giving Mood, But Only Toward the Rich

TPM: Why Republican Demands To Debate DADT Repeal For Two Weeks Are Bogus

WH e-mail about President's NC visit to discuss economy

How Dems can still eke out a bitter but significant victory (The Plum Line)

Andrew Sullivan: The Grand Compromise

Statements on U.S. - Korea Trade Deal from Senators Brown and Kerry

"Harry Reid rips John McCain over ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’"

Lieberman Demands Senate Stay In Session Through The Holiday To Repeal DADT

**** Heads Up: President Obama Speaks on the Economy, Live 12:20pm EST ****

Extortion?

The Dangling Conversation

Apeman

Ain't Got No...I've Got Life

The Impossible Dream

At The Zoo

Barack Obama Gives Way To Republicans Over Bush Tax Cuts

Anyone familiar with "love languages test"? ...for a college assignment?

'Secret Santas' dole out $100 handshakes in North Carolina

Coffee Cold

Obama presses for tax-cut compromise

Come Away Death

Golden Apple

Ripped Open By Metal Explosion

My vegan niece is travelling to San Diego. Any restaurant tips would be appreciated.

Cafe Reggio

Pretzel Logic

Why is it in movies that anytime an american visits London they play "London Calling"

Do you have any favorite videogame music?

The old iPhone in a blender trick.

The Moral Question Raised in "The Walking Dead" **SPOILER ALERT**

What do you think that Jenner whispered to Rick?

The phrase of the day is "butt drag". Modify any thread to include the phrase "butt drag".

Home sweet home.

BBC radio presenter calls govt broadcasting minister the C word by mistake

Walking Dead finale - with spoilers

A song for a Happy Hanukkah!

Bet you've never seen a news anchor do this before..

Who is on Stage....

McConnel's ultimatum

Bill Maher: Obama is a WUSSY

Brokencyde has some competition for worst band ever...

There's radioactive material in smoke alarms.

Obama, Biden Plan Meeting With Democratic Leaders Over Tax Cuts, Jobless Benefits

I'm in love.

What's on your TV/stereo/mp3 player/whatever?

Man changes name to "Captain Awesome"

The dispensary I use is holding a canned food drive..

I'm not a big fan of Sarah Palin, but she could've changed all that last night...

What's the best comedy routine of all time?

The 4 things to know about Obama and a '12 primary

Phillies hitter Jason Werth goes to the Nationals - 7 year contract!!!

I'm curious?

Look.... into my eyes... deeper...

Watch an Undercover Boss Get Chewed Out and Let Go

C STREET: The Fundamentalist Threat to American Democracy

"Dandy" Don Meredith has died.

It's that thing that happens when the rain gets fluffy and white on the way down...

Started the Fire Tonight

Smart dogs are beyond cool.

A Poll With A Little Levity To Lighten The Mood

Godzilla saves America (the plot)

I have finally found a tattoo that I would actually consider getting

If Obama is going to cave on taxes, then i hope he can get something in return ie;

So, where is this hero who's going to primary Obama?

What's your favorite kind of cracker?

God, I love China daily show

I'm not a Mel Gibson fan but I have to admit his new movie is looking good (The Beaver)

Favorite "Greensleeves"

I'm usually a little behind on what's new.....Fuck You (I can't get enough)

John Hartford lip synchs his way-cool song "Sunshine Lady" on the TV show "Something Else"

FREE holiday tune =)

Is there anything worse on DU than having a great post that no one responds to?

"It's my (fill in the blank) , I'll do what I want with it!"

Evil laundry kitteh...

rye bread

Woman injects cooking oil into her face (plastic surgery addict)

"Dandy Don" Meredith, first Dallas Cowboy player ever, QB and announcer, dies.

Meri Kurisumasu from Japan!!

GD is scaring me...

Ever wonder what happened to Jack and Diane?

How often do you post in ATA?

AFL-CIO Legislative Meeting Explodes over Obama’s NAFTA-Style Korea Free Trade Deal

The United States of Autocomplete (find your state)

Aircraft maintenance

So what happens a year from now with unemployment and the economy still tanking?

Dan Rather says Obama almost guarantees a primary opponent ...

Weiner: "Deals come after we fight for ideals -- let's do that first."

McConnell's ultimatum

Just how big of a dive is Obama taking on tax cuts?

You all tell me how much you like me. So why won't just ONE of you shoot me?

Ed Shultz: "You can't negotiate with terrorists, and you can't negotiate with republicans."

** Heads Up: Obama Slams GOP over blocking Middle class tax cuts .. er um, TAPED, 9/15/10 **

Media Matters letter campaign to advertizers: "It's time to drop Fox."

This is the best minestrone soup you will ever eat!

Best Britcom of all time....

Barack Obama gives way to Republicans over Bush tax cuts

Why is Skittles discussing HeyHey's penis?

"Your order Mr. President?" "One term?" "You got it."....n/t

Broncos fire McDaniels

BadgersBadgersBadgers...

** Details of the Deal **

Why is it on TV that anytime anyone goes to New Orleans,

How would I save a "wav" file to use for posting?

Sarah Palin has found a new opponent to debate: John F. Kennedy.

So they've come to a compromise.

This is a stupid question, I know

If we get Don't Ask Don't Tell repealed I think it's worth caving on the tax cuts

What is your current fav food? Mine is brie cheese with mushrooms embedded in it. It is yummy.

Chocolate covered pretzels .. Yay or Nay?

So Come 2 Years from Now When the Newly Extended Tax Cuts are Set to Expire...

Man, not one email today when I sat down at my computer

Why not let all the tax cuts expire

so has "the list" been updated to include "extended unemployment benefits?"

I can't wait to see all the damn posts defending this Tax decision here tonight

Elizabath Edwards is seriously ill

It is disgusting to watch the things that the right comes up with to bash The Obamas

When Robert Reich proposed a payroll tax holiday

Prediction

Date of Rapture/return of Jesus officially set

THIS should explain it to you! Very simple......

**** Heads Up: POTUS to Make a Statement on Tax Cuts, Unemployment Benes, Live, 6:10pm EST ****

I just listened to President Obama

Classic Rock Art Trivia CHALLENGE...and no Googling allowed

Did President Obama Just Negotiate A Second Stimulus?

is it me?

TWEETY:There are so few Progressives now

Sam Seder in for Keith Olberman

The rich can write off taxes with the help of their accountants - the poor can't

Obama's naive

Chin up, Progressives. Some good may come of this.

Why Democrats Can't Use Reconciliation for Tax Cuts

Thank you President Obama and the Democratic Party

chocolate covered bacon bar

WikiLeaks Attempts to Expose Palin’s Thoughts, Finds Nothing

Kennedy Still Highest-Rated Modern President, Nixon Lowest

"Worth it for the White House to lose news cycles in 2010 if it means adding jobs by 2012?"

Watching a clip of Palin shooting a deer, I see just how she views the Middle Class

I wonder how many of those whose unemployment is being held hostage to tax cuts for millionaires

Ezra Klein: An imperfect, but not-that-bad, deal on the tax cuts

Alan Grayson: Looking For Your Ideas and Advice

Alan Grayson: Looking For Your Ideas and Advice

Greedsters are in the playoffs! Homophobes looking like they might take them on!

Obama will affirm GOP tax talking points if he caves

Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal, START Treaty, Dream Act should

Obama Tax Cuts (no longer Bush): Libeal Democrats Ready to Block to Save America?

Payoff matrix for tax deal

The Daily Dish: Mr President, Ignore Frank Rich Please

Who's with me? Gays serving in the military need to march in DC at Lincoln Memorial with all of us

Gates Acknowledges DADT Repeal Unlikely This Session

More details of the deal

One grownup in a kindergarten

Has anyone here called their senator yet to let them know how you feel on extending Bush's tax cuts?

"Did we think we were electing a hot head as President?"

President fights for the poor and unemployed for 13 months of unemployment.

So unemployment INSURANCE for 1 year, and tax cuts for millionaires for 2 years.

Anyone wonder then the "Time To Fight" will actually be?

South Korea Starts Firing Drills Amid Tension Following North Korea's Artillery Barrage

Paging Howard Dean...come in, Howard Dean...

Multi-millionaire U.S. evangelist confesses on his own TV network to cheating on wife after being b

I'm not a huge fan of Obama, nor have I ever been.

Obama Caves on Tax Cut for Rich, will the betrayal ever end???

Why Barack Obama Compromised On Tax Cuts

WikiLeaks founder threatens to release entire cache of unfiltered files

American Comedies that still make you smile

Call Me Wesley leaves me the sweetest notes.

The president did the right thing for the American people

Obama calls China's Hu to discuss North Korea

Public/Private Job Creation Graph 1/2008 - 9/2010, nice work President Obama

Colombia: Uribe settles scores with the press on air as new cases are filed

Canadian biotech company pushes USDA to approve GMO apples

Suicide bombers kill 50 people in Pakistan

Complaint Filed Over Call to Assassinate WikiLeaks Founder  

Just weeks after 2010 election, Republicans lining up for 2012 Senate races

I don't like this deal. I don't support this deal. I want it blocked. BUT I support our President!

Tax Fear May Move Bonuses Earlier

Continental Airlines Convicted (of Manslaughter Charges) in Concorde Jet Crash Trial

US shows concern over Iraq's mass arrest of Al Qaeda-linked suspects

Al Jazeera rejects leaked US claims

Obama to Speak on Tax Cuts, Economy in NC

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange 'will release poison pill of damaging secrets if killed or arrested

So the question is was extending tax cuts worth getting unemployment extension for 2 million people

Frankenbombers are 'new kind of terrorism': Al Qaeda hopes to surgically implant bombs into thugs

** House Dem Leadership Has been at WH most of the day, meeting with POTUS soon. **

What is malware? I had no antivirus program on my computer and suddenly

Taliban suicide bombers target gov't office, killing 50 in Pakistan

Malaysia urged to end caning (in prisons. Amnesty: Practice has reached "epidemic proportions")

Scotland Yard 'have paperwork needed to arrest Julian Assange'

Push to Legalize Internet Poker Could Give U.S. Casinos Share of $25 Billion Pie

Saudi Arabia is 'biggest funder of terrorists'

Three injured as Greek police clash with protesters

A House divided? Social conservatives in Oklahoma seek more action on social issues

Dandy Don Meredith has died

Wikileaks defends release of latest diplomatic cables (& Vid.of Interview with WikiLeaks spokesman)

Clinton: Saudi Arabia funding terror

How cold is it in your area?

Homeowners take a hit under Fed plan

The rich win. Next up DADT. Done deal or later dude?

Holder steps up on leaked cables

Is it true this deal doesn't cover nothing for the 99'ers

Swiss bank freezes WikiLeaks founder’s legal defense fund

WikiLeaks Prompts Review Of (UK) Government's IT Security

Italian boat finds remains of US balloonists

Blue Cross Oxendine Clash Over Health Care Pricing

Judge rules Detroit school board, not Robert Bobb, is in charge of academics

Korea tension may go out of control, Chinese President Hu tells Obama

Gates Skeptical of ‘Don’t Ask , Don’t Tell’ Repeal This Year

Russian blogger creates Wikileaks-style anticorruption site

US doctor "carried out unnecessary heart ops"

FCC net neutrality proposal opens door for prioritization and higher fees for consumers

(Former Treasury Secretary) O'Neill says Bush's memoir misstates record on tax-cut talks

Bernie Sanders on Ed (Rachel) saying he will Filibusterer the DEAL!

BIG SIS INVADES WAL-MART: 'IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING'

Continental 'responsible' for Concorde crash in 2000

Quebec students protest plan to hike tuition rates

(Joe) Miller faces deadline over missing e-mails

Julian Assange to be questioned by British police

WikiLeaks: Julian Assange to hand himself in to police after arrest warrant issued

Will the rethugs get the health care thrown out next

Delete - dupe

Tax Cut Deal: White House, GOP Leaders Close To Agreement

Report: FEC Investigating Rangel For Legal Fees

French web host need not shut down WikiLeaks site: judge

Update: Cyber attacks close Wikileaks website

Poland’s Currency Lifts Economy, Despite the Frailties of the Euro Zone

Indigenous Peruvians Win Appeal in Federal Human Rights and Environmental Lawsuit Against Occidental

Joe Lieberman wants Senate to stay in session until it repeals 'Don't ask' policy

Julian Assange seeks consular assistance while he weighs up suing Julia Gillard

Meanwhile, in the Land of Reality: Obama at 83% approval among liberal Democrats

Court to look at huge Wal-Mart sex bias lawsuit

It's Not Raining, We're Getting Peed on (II): The Scam of the Deficit Crisis

Walmart, Homeland Security join forces

Karzai Abandons Plan to Scrap Private Security Firm

Government can’t print money properly

An imperfect, but not-that-bad, deal on the tax cuts

Founder of WikiLeaks Threatens to Release More Secret Dispatches

Court to look at huge sex bias suit vs. Wal-Mart

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday December 6

Hiccup to WikiLeaks' snail mail amid all the fuss

Appeals court hints at narrow Prop. 8 ruling

President Obama to make remarks on tax cuts and unemployment insurance at 6:10 pm ET

Alabama students sue authorities over alleged police brutality

GOP's Global Warming Skeptics to Take House Chairs on Energy, Science

WikiLeaks' Swedish servers come under attack again

Venezuela's Chavez blames capitalism for deluges

Tea Party group says Palin should lead GOP

BREAKING: WikiLeaks Founder to Talk to UK Police - Lawyer

Keith Ellison-"I'm not gonna be the one who helps the Republicans get rid of Barack Obama."

Obama backs plan to extend tax cuts

China's credit bubble on borrowed time as inflation bites

GOP Senator George Voinovich Will Vote Against Any Extension Of Bush Tax Cuts

(CNN) Source: House Democrats won't 'rubber stamp' tax deal

Legendary Cowboys, SMU quarterback Don Meredith dies

Man gets 33 months for threatening Obama in poem

(AG) Holder: 'Significant' actions taken in WikiLeaks investigation

for those who think Nascar is all rednecks and Republicans

WikiLeaks releases global sites vital to US

Put Your Embarrassing TV Likes Here:

WikiLeaks cables reveal secret Nato plans to defend Baltics from Russia

US forced to shake up embassies around the world after WikiLeaks revelations

Medieval Britons were richer than modern poor people, study finds

Murder threats to family of Julian Assange

MasterCard pulls plug on WikiLeaks payments

Swiss cut off bank account for WikiLeaks' Assange

(New York) Governor Pardons Immigrants Facing Deportation

Obama Calls for Second 'Sputnik Moment' in Speech

Obama just said that now was not the time to fight because people's lives were at stake~

Kennedy Still Highest-Rated Modern President, Nixon Lowest

British soldier 'killed by US cannon fire' (from a low-flying plane, in southern Afghanistan)

Elizabeth Edwards stops cancer treatment, releases statement

Obama, Republicans reach deal to extend tax cuts, unemployment benefits

Nancy Pelosi DEEPLY UNHAPPY - could be progressive REVOLT in House

Lyndon Johnson: "A HOUSE DIVIDED CANNOT STAND!" His Resignation Speech:

WikiLeaks: China's Politburo a cabal of business empires

Would you like to see the current tax cut deal blocked

Wow. NY Times reader comments are stunning

Hackers Strike Back at Bank

Anyone have a link yet to Obama's statement tonight on the tax cuts?

Strongest Presidency

I, right now, begrudge him every penny I sent, not that it was that

Since we may as well actually have a discussion about it: What the fuck has Obama done so far?

FBI plant banned by mosque – because he was too extreme

Why Liberals Shouldn't Despair About the Bush Tax Cut Deal

White House Proposes Payroll-Tax Holiday - For worker earning $40,000, the tax savings would be $800

Obama Announces Estate Tax Deal With Republicans: 35% Tax Rate And $5 Million Exemption, For Two Yea

I am really glad so many people will get their unemployment checks during the holiday season.

US Travel to Cuba Spikes to More Than 1,000 Daily

So, Boardwalk Empire fans ---- what did ya think of the season finale?

"I'm not willing to let working families become collateral damage for political warfare."

Aramchek's DU Fund Drive aka the Obama Re-Election Guarantee

My biggest problem with last night's The Walking Dead (SPOILERS)

Young Turks: Politically Incorrect Truths Or BS?

Lieberman - WikiLeaks worse than Pentagon Papers because of the openness of the Internet

Stop the Lies

"The Andrew Show": A Racist Kid Pundit

Op-Ed: Lesbians In Military Ok, Not Gay Men

Activists Assaulted At Hawaii State Capitol (4/29/2010)

Inside Wikileaks - UK

TDPS: Wikileaks cable dump a GOOD THING, REGARDLESS of Julian Assange's personal life

Media Turns Monsters into Humans

Peoples Caravans Arrive in Cancun to offer an alternative voice to the COP16 Summit

Real News: Direct Democracy in Chicago

More Climate Scientist Testimony: Richard Alley and Ben Santer

WikiSpoof

TYT: Online Gambling Bill Highlights Our Broken Government

Racist Man In Idaho Leaves Neighbors Outraged By Making KKK Snowman!

Weird Liberal Head Show #241: Bush Tax Cut/Unemployment Deal is CRAP!

Bush Wants Tax Cuts... the ENGINE for ECONOMIC VITALITY... Made Permanent

Obama, 6/24/10: Bush Tax Cuts© led us into this recession, will kill jobs, not create them

Young Turks: Racist Congressman (Steve King) Assumes Drug Use (re black farmers settlement)

Police Harass Mayan Caravan Headed to COP16, Stop Religious Ceremony at Chichen Itza Ruins

Cenk on MSNBC Live interviews Phillip K. Howard on personal responsibility and politics

Democracy Now!: Abandoning "Net Neutrality," FCC Chair Backs Two-Tiered Internet Fees

Video of Greek youth clashing with police

Gylne Tider - Let It Be

Miss TSA Pin Up Calendar 2010

"Bleeped Version": FCK BULLIES by FCKH8.com

McCain Against Making All Bush Tax Cuts Permanent, Meet The Press, April 11, 2004

Daniel Schorr - on finding out he was on Nixon's "enemies list"

Senator Inhofe Boycotts 'Holiday' Parade

Alan Dershowitz to Mike Huckabee: Go Back to School

Anthony Weiner "It's Almost As If Obama "WANTS" To Punt Sometimes On Third Down...?"

Who were the Anarchists? (Part 1)

Creationist Museum Evolution Busting Call

American Police State, Operation Defuse 1, Fusion Centers & Information Sharing

Students Threatened, Can't Mention WikiLeaks! even on social sites

Walmart Public Service Announcement

There is Hope, Sen. Sanders To Filibuster Obama Tax Deal

MRN: Ride A Dinosaur At Creation Park

REAL Democrat to Challenge Obama in 2012?

Sen. Brown shares stories from Ohioans with expiring Unemployment Insurance

Sen Bernie Sanders Amazing Speech!

Listening to Obama Now: So Glad the Grown-Ups are in Charge

The Changing Culture War

Navigating Past Nihilism

Some may be offended

Lesbian, gay and bisexual teens singled out for punishment

What Now for the Democrats?

The Conservative Agenda: Tax Cuts for the Rich, Cuts for Social Security

Julian Assange: Wanted by the Empire, Dead or Alive

Swiss experts downplay Assange asylum chances

The New American Oligarchy

A Wildfire Is Burning All Illusions in Israel

The Privatization of Water

Don't end benefits for the most needy By Paul Dean

Arguments for tax cuts for the rich are B.S.

Let’s Not Make a Deal By PAUL KRUGMAN

US forced to shake up embassies around the world after WikiLeaks revelations

wrong forum

Mean Republicans, Wimpy Democrats

Why We Can't Trust the WSJ's "Opinion" Section

Media Matters letter campaign to advertizers: "It's time to drop Fox."

Terrorist money pipeline a gusher - from middle-East 'allies'

New Findings Show Unemployment Insurance Trumps High-Income Tax Cuts on Jobs, Deficits

Prop. 8:Appeals-court hearing adjourns; debate centered on whether gay-marriage

A Progressive (and realistic) Plan for Meaningful Deficit Reduction by 2015

Frankenbombers

Schakowsky Offers Alternative to Simpson-Bowles Deficit Reduction Plan

Julian Assange's legal team will fight extradition

The Jobs Picture (James Howard Kunstler)

Obama Administration warns Oakland over pot farms.

Anonymous’ Hacker Group Declares War On WikiLeaks’ Censorers

Why WikiLeaks Is Bad for Scholars (Chronicle of Higher Education)

War on WikiLeaks reveals need for law reform

Mounting Debts by States Stoke Fears of Crisis

The deficit hawks' scare stories

Democracynow Billboard in Cancun!

A Tax-the-Rich Lesson Finally Goes Public

Rebecca Golden, Salon - "Fat girl: A history of bullying"

Adam Smith Shreds the Bowles-Simpson Tax Madness

The Decline and Fall of the American Empire: 4 Scenarios for the End of the American Century by 2025

The Right's Power of Media Money - Robert Parry (well worth a read)

Can you stop a weasel with a pitchfork?

Something to hold us until President Palin fixes everything

Sarah Palin's Alaska..."the unspeakable in full pursuit of the uneatable" (hat-tip Oscar Wilde)

A nude awakening — TSA and privacy

Wikileaks: Tom Flanagan being investigated for his assassination crack

Assange is an unscrupulous megalomaniac with a political agenda.

Connection Terminated (Net Neutrality)

Change. Do you want it? Do you REALLY want it?

Time to Think the Unthinkable: A Democratic Primary Challenge To Obama's Reelection

ANN WRIGHT: WikiLeaks and Accountability

Chris Hedges: Happy as a Hangman.

It’s Starbucks vs. Inhofe on global climate finance

Giant panda breeding breakthrough in China (BBC)

DWP quietly scales back Villaraigosa's ambitious renewable energy goal

Drumbeat from the weekend...

Drumbeat: December 6, 2010

Wi-Fi is killing trees, study finds

BBC - Lousiana Oyster Beds Still Failing; Not Oil & Toxins; Freshwater Releases Killed Shellfish

Tar Sands Equipment Pipeline Meets Intensifying Idaho Opposition - Leaked Doc. Outlines 1,000+ Loads

Planes To Drop Water Over Tehran In Desperate Attempt To Cut Smog

Aus. Harvest Conditions "Shocking" After Huge Rains; Coal Shipments Disrupted, Wettest Sep-Nov Ever

Mash-Up TV Ad Satires On Tar Sands Just Too Much For Canadian Oil Industry Association To Tolerate

NBC/National Geographic Study - World Has Run Out Of Fishing Grounds

EU Fisheries To Keep On Trawling, Despite Committments Made To Improve Fishery Health - NYT

Pacific Sperm Whales Rich In Pollutants, Esp. Those Living Near "Pristine" Galapagos Islands

Anyone else have DEregulated natural gas (or elec)?

Indigenous Peruvians Win Appeal in Federal Human Rights and Environmental Lawsuit Against Occidental

Smart Car Rental: Hertz To Offer Electric Smart Car

Oops! Limiting EPA's ability to impose CO2 regs exposes Big Coal to lawsuits

Shipping to steer cleaner carbon course (BBC)

Marshall Islands' Climate Change Dilemma: If It Vanishes Beneath Rising Sea Levels, Is It Still A Na

Alaskan Tundra Fires Far Larger Than 10 Yrs. Ago; C Releases Greater Than Region's Forests' Uptake

New Zealand seals clubbed to death in breeding colony (BBC)

Maude Barlow: Read Me My Environmental Rights

Peak oil review - Dec 6

Good albatross news!

ISRA Supported Suit Against Cook County Succeeds In State Supreme Court

Pushing a Right to Bear Arms, the Sharp Kind ...

Orlando convenience store clerk fires back after gunman shoots and kills customer

Guns as a solution to...?? (Does he get a point or two?)

Why aren't blackpowder and antique guns legally considered firearms?

Fast and loose at the ATF

Text of criminal complaint filed against Uribe for Crimes Against Humanity - Spansh only

Mystery man in terror plots points at Miami exiles

Indigenous Peruvians Win Appeal in Federal Human Rights and Environmental Lawsuit Against Occidental

Assange accuser has ties to US-financed, anti-Castro groups

Colombia’s Álvaro Uribe Faces Scrutiny In Washington Over Lawsuit Alleging Drummond Supported Parami

20 Dead and 124 Missing in new report on tragedy in Bello Colombia (Video in Spanish)

US Travel to Cuba Spikes to More Than 1,000 Daily

D.C. Event - Honduras: One Year After

Brazil recognizes Palestinian state

Stanford offers Jim Harbaugh better deal

The party's over!

Stienbrenner fails to make Hall. Good!

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Sunday, December 5)

Big Ten says no more expansion.

Temple not going to any bowl is simply the biggest farce in NCAA football history.

Legendary Cowboys, SMU quarterback Don Meredith dies

The Denver Broncos just fired Josh McDaniels breaking on ESPN

Letting Keyser Soze retain his eligibility is simply the biggest farce in NCAA Football history

Miami (OH) in the GoDaddy.com Bowl is simply the most interesting matchup in NCAA football history.

QUICK!! BenJarvis Geen-Ellis or Danny Woodhead?

Miami (FL) in the Sun Bowl is simply the biggest farce in NCAA football history.

TCU in the Rose Bowl is simply the biggest farce in NCAA football history.

* Official MLB Winter Meetings 12/6-12/9 Thread *

Cam Newton, LaMichael James, Kellen Moore, Andrew Luck Heisman finalists

Maybe this ass-kicking will shut Rex Ryan up.

Toon: The new menace!

C-SPAN running the Prop 8 hearings live from Ninth Circuit Court Of Appeals.

GOP Iowa Gov-Elect Terry Branstad Demands Public Vote On Gay Marriage

Semper Fidel-ish - For those who just love their toons

GOP attorney: Despite civil unions, Illinoisans will still visit Iowa for ‘sodomy licenses’

Lesbian, gay and bisexual teens singled out for punishment

No vote this year on gays in US military: Republicans

NOM Rides The Prop 8 Waaahbulance

City to pay $1 million-plus to settle Atlanta Eagle dispute

Czech Republic To Gay Asylum Seekers: Let's See If Straight Porn Gets You Hard

Gay marriage has a good day before the 9th Circuit

When Bill Clinton was President, I was a kid-young adult

What a difference a decade can bring!

A Wildfire Is Burning All Illusions in Israel

A Wildfire Is Burning All Illusions in Israel By Max Blumenthal

A Wildfire Is Burning All Illusions in Israel

After Brazil, Argentina recognizes Palestinian state

14-Year-Old’s Water Pipe Blamed for Israeli Fire

Hamas court orders execution of 'collaborator'

Navigating Past Nihilism

In Kentucky, Noah’s Ark Theme Park Is Planned

I had the thought on Saturday about fundie Xians, and how they believe

Fear for Pakistan's death row Christian woman

New species of bacteria found in Titanic 'rusticles' (BBC)

"Trillions of Earths Orbiting Red Dwarfs"

frontal courtship of a tragopan satyra

Pregnant Mother's Diet Impacts Infant's Sense of Smell, Alters Brain Development

Math Puzzles’ Oldest Ancestors Took Form on Egyptian Papyrus

"Maybe we could go back to calling them psychopaths."

Gigantic loop of solar plasma is half a million miles long

Old cemetery and snow

Heads Up about the calendar -- I just got mine

More Autumn color

Went into my backup and played a bit with elements

Well, school's over, MA earned....

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