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Archives: December 9, 2010

Uncertainty.......that seems to be the catch phrase

Killer in the Attic: EPA Still Evades Zonolite Warnings

Obama signs 1.25 billion dollar settlement for Black/American Indian Farmers!

I miss you John...

House passes $1.2 trillion spending bill to fund government, including Afghan war; Senate next - AP

Republican Congressmen Crowdsource Attack on Science

Wikileaks Mirrors

LOL, here is a new one; Chairman of Citigroup says they are too interwoven to fail

Avaaz petition for WikiLeaks: Stop the Crackdown

President George H.W. Bush Urges Senate To Ratify The New START Treaty

Dupe delete

Only in America

Supreme Court Asked to Review State Secrets, Torture Case

Disturbing the Universe with Michael Moore

"Negotiate from a position of power"

John Lennon Quotes

Taliban Bombs Hit New High; 1500 In November Alone

Toon: An allegory for the past decade....

Aretha Franklin's relatives say she's recovering, won't discuss reports of cancer

Federal prosecutors seeking, at least a 24-year prison sentence for former police Cmdr. Jon Burge

Rush Hour Read: Acela’s Airport Ad Campaign

Sex: the next ethical industry?

a question for newspaper editors,writers, et al... what are some awards...

House Democrats push through massive budget bill

Tax Cut Deal, State Of Play, Evening Edition - DailyKos

A small quibble

Tony Blair summoned back to Iraq inquiry to be quizzed over new evidence

I have something nice to say about the Palin family.

So, there's an ongoing battle. Is it the start of a cyberwar?

Tax Cut Deal A Hidden Threat To Social Security - HuffPo

Top Ten Investor Traps - State of Michigan's Office of Financial and Insurance Regulation (OFIR)

BBCA Tonight Weds 9:00-11:30 EST - IMAGINE: John Lennon

EFF Demands Righthaven Pay for Suing Democratic Underground

Facebook and Twitter haven't shut down crap

It could happen . . . .

Guantanamo files may star in next WikiLeaks release

PSA : Anon/4chan does NOT does NOT does NOT DOES NOT have CC numbers.

One more reason that the payroll tax cut is a bad trade for the making work pay tax cut

Just a few reasons I love Aretha:

now the govt is threatening to deny govt jobs or cleared jobs to anyone who writes or reads about

The Terrible Hairy Fly - pic

Corporate Media Narrative - The Betrayal Meme - No One Is Discussing The Betrayal Of The Tea Party!

Senate delays vote on ban on gays in military -negotiations are still ongoing

Welcome To The Future, Where The Stars Belong To Corporations

The Hidden Cost of Capitulation - Cenk Uygur/HuffPo

Aretha Franklin is battling pancreatic cancer

Hows about a new cable "Activist" channel?


Civil Liberties, Anyone?

Say what?


The only hope I have is that Obama learns a lesson from this mess.....

I miss you, Elizabeth.

Wiki Leaks and MEXICO

Working Class Hero

The solution to the DADT vote is simple...

Omg - Cuccinelli (R) Gov Va says state no longer needs Voting Rights Act.

Grayson is having fun with Lawrence right now

God's law also says that you should be stoned

I want to start an ex straight ministry

Congresswoman Diana Degette's Facebook statement

PSA: If you want to check out blind links from Anonymous, but are afraid to do so,

WikiLeaks Arrest Politically Motivated? (Naomi Wolf)

Hmmmm.....I wonder how the RICH will spend the $170 Billion they get over the next two years......

Julian Assange and Dick Cheney

Robert Reich-Why the Obama Tax Deal Confirms the Republican Worldview

New "Operation Payback" target - PayPal

For John Lennon, Aretha Franklin and Elizabeth Edwards: Brahms: How lovely is thy dwelling place.

Elizabeth Edwards is gone. Aretha Franklin is battling a likely terminal cancer.

Man Says Jesus Told Him to Take Baseball Bat to Police Cars

It's kind of sad watching the Democrats rush to pass legislation before the Republicans retake

The Obama Tax Cut is certain

What We Have Here Is A Failure To Communicate

It must be time to just say "NO".

That Ugandan politician on Rachel tonight...

Santa Claus is taken to a private TSA room - pics

Senate delays vote on ban on gays in military -negotiations are still ongoing

Everything you an I and other Progressives

Letterman: "Yes, we didn't!"

WikiLeaks Cables: (US) Officials Pressed Germans on Kidnapping by C.I.A.

LENNONYC, Full documentary.

Chicagoans protest three new FBI subpoenas


Let's list the Democratic politicians who have NOT sold out to corporate interests

NASA James Webb Space Telescope Mission Trailer

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers Check In!!

The Reaction of Governments to Wikileaks Should Scare the Hell Out of You

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's accuser has ties to Cuban dissidents

Vatican pedophilia is ok with Interpol but Assange so call Rape

I'm just curious about this tax issue and I wonder WWH(H)D - What Would Hillary (Have) Done?

MasterCard and Visa cut off Wikileaks, but the KKK is still OK!

The United States of greedy crooked bastards

And, as a late comer! The dorkiest moment WORLDWIDE of 2010 comes from Canada

Today the Chinese government has blocked the BBC

Today the Chinese government has blocked the BBC

If you want to listen to an excellent program here is a place to go

STUDY: Nearly half of all elderly Americans will experience poverty

So where's my $250 check?

Cleanning The Clock of a CO-WOKER TODAY...

Bobby Jindal on Tweety, "Obama made a great deal for America"!

Freeper "Skeeter" responds to House passing DREAM Act: "I hate the bastrids." BASTRIDS?

WH warns tax defeat could trigger new recession

House Dems To Biden: "What kind of Deal is that? 'One Year Of Unemployment Benefits For Two Years

Ever given money to a PBS station?

What do you think.

Can anyone imagine Obama, or any other President

Dec. 9: Call in day against Grand Jury witch hunt on Human Rights and Peace activists

Jessica Simpson's $750 million empire

‘Don’t Ask’ Debate Caught in Tax Cut Crossfire (Nate Silver)

South Korean Farmers Protest Against Free Trade Agreement with U.S.

South Korean Farmers Protest Against Free Trade Agreement with U.S.

What do you think the main differences are between mainline Protestants and fundamentalists?

HERE'S a thought. A FORUM for "Dump Obama 2012" threads, or just BAN the fucking things altogether

BBC: Mastercard's HOLD on Wikileaks Acct Might be Lifted if ADVERSE PUBLIC REACTION

Gitmo may be WikiLeaks’ next target

I vote for the 2nd one.

pssst...yeah you...there's a revolution starting...want to join in? it begins in you...

Again, House Democrats are behaving like they're restrained by the President and his tax compromise

New site for rememberance of Elizabeth Edwards

Halliburton Co. technician missed signals of fire on BP well

I think I've just decided, after 50 years of being straight, to be gay.

Seth Petreikis, Baby With Complete DiGeorge Syndrome, Denied Medicaid Coverage For Life-Saving Proce

FOX NEWS thinks the Obama Tax Deal is GOOD FOR AMERICA!

As someone who works in the unemployment office in my state. . .

Los Angeles schools suffer more job cuts

This looks like a very informative article on economics.

LIVE Working or Die Fighting: Up From the Ashes

Why aren't there more people talking about these:

Canada’s richest 1 percent grabbed one-third of all income growth since 1987

WikiLeaks Nearly Immune to Takedown, Says Researcher

Obama-GOP deal raises taxes on poorest earners

Protests inside & outside of "La Scala" opening in Milan

Poverty has a huge impact on American PISA scores

Tax Cuts: Possible to vote on previous congress' bill?

Boston Cutting Property Deals with Charters, Charters Recruit Top Scorers, Private School Students

Judge Rules Broad's Stooge, Bob Bobb, Must End Illegal Takeover of Detroit Schools

The Last Word Dec 8 2010

So across the globe the perception of corruption has increased

An aggressive and pernicious economic competitor with

Ted Nugent receives Smokey Bear Award

LOL! Faux Are Jumping On The Victim Bandwagon, Paranoid They Might Be Next On Anonymous' List....

Wow. Alan Grayson needs to read up a bit on what accelerated depreciation means.

As Greg Sargent points out, what Obama is doing isn't even triangulation.

Could Obama recover from primary challenge?

So what's going on with DADT/Defense Authorization Bill?

Welcome to Infowar, version 1.0

Why the Obama tax deal with Republicans is insane

Elisabeth Hasselbeck: Does Reality Star Have a Beef With Sarah Palin?

Politico - ReTHUGS Rethink Earmark Ban

OS got hurt at work today

Chicago women who volunteered for W Bank humanitarian mission prosecuted under terror laws

Chicago women who volunteered for W Bank humanitarian mission prosecuted under terror laws

Unhappy Democrats say tax bill likely to pass

This has nothing to do and everything to do with what's going on.

The Wikileaks scandal is a war for the future of the Internet

At times I have mentioned where I grew up

At times I have mentioned where I grew up

As Bullies Go Digital, Parents Play Catch-Up

Anyone watching Laurence O'Donnell tonight .... even more deranged....!!

Continuing pro-Wikileaks DDOS actions, Anonymous takes down

KIPP wants public bond issues for their Texas prison schools

Anybody remember when 1000 posts were hard to get? I do.

Average tax cut for the top 1%: $70,000 - More than 85% of American men make in 1 year.

If Reaganomics had never been...

NY Gov Paterson ladles out the pork while preparing to cut state workers

Student protests in UK, Italy, Greece, Ireland: "Join the Fight"

Solution: The Pentagon Continues to Overpay for Everything; Let's Fix It

'Straight arrow' considers health-care suit

LePage,(new repub. govenor) Milo (Maine) officials discuss private prison

Rockefeller sends letter to President of Century Aluminum

SarahPac Under Cyber-Attack from 'Operation Payback' : Palin Credit card's compromised

Body cameras: The new eyes of the law

Americans Killed in Afghanistan in November Equals Last 7 Years of Novembers

Secret GOP plan: Push states to declare bankruptcy and smash unions

Michele Bachmann is a blithering idiot

Michele Bachmann is a blithering idiot

As a male who tends to go ballistic whenever I hear someone say

Not Just Liberal Democrats Oppose Tax Agreement

Julian Assange cast as common enemy as US left and right unite

STOP LOSSED Veterans - Deadline Extended to Sept. 30, 2011

What power has law where only money rules

To Show Solidarity with Assange,

To Show Solidarity with Assange,

Surgeon Gen: One puff from a cig can kill you, breathing someone else's smoke once can as well

What I want to know: Where are all the "shared sacrifices" speeches we should be hearing?

Let's push for doing away with the "glass ceiling" on FICA tax. Everyone should pay on 100%

Weekly U.S. jobless claims drop 17,000 to 421,000

London Calling

An inflated claim of health success in Afghanistan exposed

And This Is Just One Of The Reasons The USS Gerald R Ford Is Gonna Cost $40 Billion Dollars

Exclusive: Sarah Palin Under Cyber-Attack from Wikileaks Supporters in 'Operation Payback'

Pass the Caribou Stew

Helen Thomas calls group's criticism of opinions 'intimidation'

Feds hint at charges for WikiLeaks' Assange

Schumer: World's leading guitar string manufacturer employing 800 threatened by chinese counterfits

Please Explain It To Me Like I Am A Six Year Old

A good sign for progressives: Blumenthal names former Planned Parenthood exec his chief of staff

When you are the president and relying on the opposition party to pass your "deal"

Smoked out: What communities enacting pot bans should consider

Navy Using 2 Littoral-Ship Teams Blunts Risk, GAO Says

Navy Using 2 Littoral-Ship Teams Blunts Risk, GAO Says

Good To Know The WH Has Finally Figured Out That To Get What They Want They Have To Run A Strong PR

Let's face it, the odds of DADT being repealed and of the Dream Act

Mother Jones: Tea Party 0 For 3 In House Leadership Fights

In Iraq, can State Department pick up where US military leaves off?

Media Matters Hires Angelo Carusone, Leader Of 'Stop Beck' Movement, To Ramp Up Campaign Against Fox

Anonymous takes down Visa, Amazon, PayPal, Swiss bank, Assange prosecutor

Media Matters Hires Angelo Carusone, Leader Of 'Stop Beck' Movement, To Ramp Up Campaign Against Fox

Media Matters Hires Angelo Carusone, Leader Of 'Stop Beck' Movement, To Ramp Up Campaign Against Fox

Afghanistan War: Public opinion turns sharply against US forces

Media Matters Hires Angelo Carusone, Leader Of 'Stop Beck' Movement, To Ramp Up Campaign Against Fox

Jobless claims fall for second time in 3 weeks

Dear Obama, the republicans are bullies

Obama's Deal with GOP May Help Him Win Back Independents, Poll Suggests

There is soomething wrong with the Huff Po website, Not responding

NJ Approves Anti-Abortion License Plates

The Nightmare of January.

Hackers Give Web Companies a Test of Free Speech

email from my DNS provider this AM regarding Wikileaks

'Prince of Pork' to House Appropriations Committee chairmanship

The Rev Phelps

How some in power think.

How Fox News Spun Health-Care Debate

Support WikiLeaks and Defend Julian Assange!

They first came for Wikileaks

Itay Has Doubts About Buying F-35Bs

U.S. poised to slurp up more of Canada's dirtiest oil

Raw Story: hacktivists claim to post MasterCard numbers online

Machete Denied Tax Breaks for Hurting Texas's Feelings

Key FBI whistleblower says if WikiLeaks existed sooner, 9/11, Iraq war ‘could have been prevented'

Questions about the leaked "Cables."

This is fiction, right? It could never happen in America, right?

Bah, humbug.

Is this Democratic Underground or Free Republic Left?

Anthony Weiner vs. Megyn Kelly

Rugged, Macho Lindsey Graham Accuses Obama Of 'Whining,' Double Dog DARES Dems To Block Tax Cut Deal

Even Marie Antoinette could never have dreamed this big.

The #1 MSM liberal voice has signed a 5 year contract with Sirius.

Please watch this explanation of the tax compromise

Navy Causes Controversy by Changing ‘Persian Gulf’ to ‘Arabian Gulf’

Angry UK students protest ahead of controversial vote

(Stanley) McChrystal talk at Cal Poly Arts a dud fundraiser

Why Is Social Security Going Broke?

Anonymous recruits Wikileaks 'data army'

US Home Values To Drop $1.7 Trillion In 2010

LENNON ... What Are Some Of Your Favorite Images?

Denver man found innocent; still required to pay thousands in impound fees

President Obama: This isn’t simply a matter of making amends . . . It’s about reaffirming our values

Mother Jones: The End of Abortion Insurance?

The perfect gift?

Lately, I've been trying to think of a way to make the world hate America less...

Is a DEM President still a Democrat if the deals he makes get more votes from the GOP than DEMS?

Lawrence O'Donnell is being extremely rude to his guests

Operation Payback.

'Don't ask' repeal gains momentum

Can we define "they" better?

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3

The Hill: CEOs find new friend in Obama

Teen suspected of tossing hot spinach at Boston Market clerk is arrested

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2- More on the tax deal

"Sarah-you are a phony" Conservative Blogs NOT Impressed With Palin's Ability To Handle A Firearm

Wall Street Quietly Creates a New Way to Profit From Homeowner Distress

Thursday TOON Roundup part 4

Twitter (& Facebook) Bans WikiLeaks’ Hacker Avengers. Here Comes The Cyberattack

Why the tax cuts matter.

Ellsberg: “EVERY attack now made on WikiLeaks and Julian Assange was made against me..."

US Life Expectancy Slipped As Recession Took Hold

West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin: Palin "a phony pioneer girl, deranged"...reality show a "snuff film"

Stryker soldier says beating made him talk of unit's drug use in Afghanistan

Operation Payback Have Told Britain's Channel 4 News That "Twitter Will Fall Next"

The Rude Pundit: Senate Republicans: The Health of 9/11 Responders Ain't Worth the Price

House Dem Caucus votes to reject tax compromise

Man tries to open door on flight from San Jose

RW radio station WXKS with Beck, Hannity, Limbaugh bombing in Boston.

U.S. life expectancy slipped as recession took hold

The Ultimate Brunette Joke

Thanksgiving tragedy?

After budget cuts, Indiana baby denied life-saving treatment

"Starve the Beast" from Ruben Bolling's Tom the Dancing Bug.

Summers: Payroll tax holiday was GOP's preference for tax stimulus (DK)


Wal-Mart to end extra $1 an hour for Sunday work


It's ironic how the President being the bigger person actually makes him look small. nt

MasterCard and Visa cut off Wikileaks, but the KKK is still OK!

10 reasons to shun stocks till banks crash

Just saw an ad for Dragon voice recognition software.

Masks so realistic they're arresting the wrong guy

News Flash: Economists Say this Tax Cut Compromise will NOT create Jobs

So, let me get this straight about the unemployment "extension"..

The Extent of the President's agreement with the Republicans revealed.

Anonymous Attacks ABC News, Threatens

It's not my weekend police misconduct post, But I did think that this was funny:

If money is Speech, and the Extreme Court ruled it is

The horns of a dilemma...

Facebook confirms it has deleted pro-WikiLeaks hackers' account

"A Thank You from China"

"A Thank You from China"

Jan Brewer Medicaid Cuts Prompt Dire Calls For Life-Saving Coverage & Criticism Of 'Brewercare'

Elite Saudi youth party with cocaine, hookers as morality enforced on poor, WikiLeaks cable shows

The Senate has tabled consideration of the Dream Act. n/t

The Senate has tabled consideration of the Dream Act. n/t

British parliament votes in favor of f**king over students

What are YOU doing TODAY to help pass the DREAM ACT & DADT REPEAL? I know what the right is doing

While Whacking Critics, Obama Gets Facts Wrong

Death panels: Coming soon to a state near you

British news is so much more interesting than U.S. news

U.S. life expectancy slipped as recession took hold

First thoughts: Scare tactics-White House uses scare tactics to sell the tax deal

On the speculation that Julian Assange's accuser is an undercover intelligence agent

More Lies From Northrop Grumman

A Parable: The King and His Subjects

So if Fox News was is up in arms about this war on Christmas....

Facebook confirms it has deleted pro-WikiLeaks hackers' account

Facebook confirms it has deleted pro-WikiLeaks hackers' account

I just saw the unedited version of Palin hunting; She is a phony

Testing a thought: would you vote for Russ Feingold for President in 2012?

Salvation Army Trashes Harry Potter Toys (but M-16 toys are OK apparently)

Ezra Klein interview with the leader of the House revolt, Peter Welch

What you saw was one branch of government which hammered a deal

Pelosi won't hold vote on Obama's tax plan, says aide

It's nice that Scarborough remembers Lennon, because John wouldn't whiz on Joe if he were on fire

A brief look at the estate tax over the past nine years

Thank you , George W Bush, for your middle class tax cut.

If they eliminate SS benefits entirely, do we still have to pay into it? Will they

Just came home and saw GIbbs on the TEEVEEE machine

PMH message of the day...This may be of use for some folks

Makes the mind boggle

I don't get it.

I don't get it.

From my understanding, it is not extreme tactics that delegitimize a cause, it is collateral damage.

Another D in GA turns R.

Robert Reich: Obama's Tax Deal Confirms the Republican's Worldview

Obama Likely Could Have Gotten Stand-Alone Payroll Tax Holiday

Republicans Block U.S. Health Aid for 9/11 Workers

GlobalRev and CyberWar (UrbSurvival)

Scientist: Fire in Israel is a typical example of climate change effects in Mediterranean

WikiLeaks Said To Be Readying Documents On Every Gitmo Prisoner

Westboro to picket Elizabeth Edwards funeral..

The Estate Tax was added to the package just so it could be removed.

Some unemployed jobseekers trying to double dip

Some unemployed jobseekers trying to double dip

Hey, Larry O'Donnell......

What bothers me most is that we're not attending to the real threats.

Goodbye Social Security... I had fun paying into you

My biggest dissapointment so far has been Congress' lack of action on Taxes prior to the Election.

Student protests in the UK. Live coverage.

What's the name of that left-wing alternative to Amazon?

Republicans Block U.S. Health Aid for 9/11 Workers

War tax

Any thing we get from this tax "deal"....

Chemical fortune heir John Dupont, who was serving a prison sentence for murder, dies at age 72 -

Prince of Pork, Rogers (R,KY) will head the House Appropriations Comm.

How much will the middle class and poor tax rates increase?

The White House Comment line is backed up

Unbelievable! Amazon SELLS Wikileak cables!

U.S. life expectancy slipped as recession took hold

I had an aha moment today and not a good one either

Al-Jazeera: KPFT Puts Them On The Houston Airwaves

Thom Hartmann had a great idea on his show - contact Pelosi to thank her.

Contrary to Public Statements, Obama Admin Fueled Conflict in Yemen

If tax cuts stimulate the economy I have an idea...

If tax cuts stimulate the economy I have an idea...

FWIW - RE: The Phelps clan

Flashback: Speaker Pelosi Declares That There is No Evidence of Any Crime by President Bush

Flashback: Speaker Pelosi Declares That There is No Evidence of Any Crime by President Bush

(Not-so) Secret GOP plan: Push states to declare bankruptcy and smash unions

New York Times: "Republicans Block U.S. Health Aid for 9/11 Workers"

CAn someone who knows how to write write a thank-you note to Pelosi we can all sign?

A RW LTTE in the Toledo Blade caught my attention today.

US Treasuries hit by biggest sell-off since Lehman collapse

Beau Biden elected to lead Democratic Attorneys General.

India's Crown Jewels: Female Talent

WikiLeaks Can Still Get Cash – Thanks To Pirate Bay’s Co-Founder

Surprise Me For Once: Repeal Don'tt Ask Don't Tell

If Wikileaks takes down Twitter, I will.....

It's idiotic to call hacking "cyber terrorism". There is not terror involved in operation payback.

dup -please delete

white man wears black mask to rob bank. Black man gets arrested

This country is being strangled by the greed of unbridled capitalism.

m$nbc....millions of americans are waiting to see if their unemployment benefits will continue

Anyone watching Dream Act debate in House? Any hope for this one?

There's a decent chance Nancy is giving cover to Barack

Obama's Deal with GOP May Help Him Win Back Independents, Poll Suggests

Alternative to Paypal:, anybody used them?

Senator Merkley challenges filibuster rules

In 2012, IF needs be, who would you consider for a new nominee?

If the House Dems reject the tax plan this year, what will stop it from passing next year?

Chinese seek 450 mill of US stimulus ...supported by dems..

Chinese seek 450 mill of US stimulus ...supported by dems..

Tax cut deal can't be changed, Biden tells House Democrats

Krugman - "On the straight economics, the tax deal is worth doing"

The War on Christmas has begun. The first casualty...Rudolph (graphic video)

Are Federal Workers Overpaid?

Dutch authorities arrest 16-year-old boy over MasterCard, PayPal website attacks

Lawrence O'Donnell to Grayson your wrong

Protesters attack car containing Prince Charles

Want to read something funny? U.S. to Host World Press Freedom Day in 2011

Wind at their backs: Powerful Democrats help Chinese energy firm chase stimulus money

83% of 2008 Obama Donors Oppose Tax Cut Extensions

Don't Forget How America Got Screwed Up~A Facebook Page you might enjoy...

I would have really hated to be someone who was ordering medical or school supplies

I heart House Dems

A stupid nanny-like plea for sanity and respect

Experts blame economic woe for student protests in Turkey: familiar story

Big fricking surprise, Democrats in Congress still acting as if the President is holding them back

Big fricking surprise, Democrats in Congress still acting as if the President is holding them back

Why do we keep blaming the repubs when we still

Is cheap oil worth violating the sovereignty of foreign nations?

Something that irritates me about Chris Matthews and Larry O'Donnell

Separate And Unequal: How Abortion Bans Exacerbate Discrimination

A question concerning rich people

Tax Bill

LBJ - 1967

You don't want to be unemployed in Vermont

54 Congressional Democrats write letter against the tax deal:

Which Democrats should we support more on Democratic Underground?

Rep. Cummings on MSNBC just said that Obama should come to speak to the people who carried his water

Well that's it, the next two years of Congress is officially broken

House Dems Vote NO CONFIDENCE In Obama TAX Plan

How is Obama's tax compromise and unemployment extension going to ruin your life?

Do you think we will have a Civil War in this century?

Some yea's and nay's on considering the defense bill including DADT repeal:

So what exactly was the POINT of having the DADT right now, today?

I'm so damned (not) proud to be from SC. Animal abuse.

Apparently Lieberman hasn't given up yet. He's introducing a standalone DADT repeal bill.

Prince Charles's Car Attacked by Angry Protesters

Obama says his deal with Republicans has "the potential to create millions of jobs"

rofl - No Country In Africa Wants To Host AFRICOM SO Guess Where It May Go?

Shed a tear for the financial industry

Krugman: Obama may be buying off the hostage-takers by giving them more hostages.

DADT is done FAILED. Unbelievable

Frat boy BULLSHIT from Tucker Carlson (sends college student undercover with food stamps)

Pelosi pledges to win changes as House Dems reject tax-cut deal

How will the wealthy fighting for tax cuts and how will egotistical Senators be remembered?

Bush v. Gore's Disgrace Deepens (10 Years Later)

Jon Stewart takes down Assange...

Was TSA hype a calculated distraction?

On Twitter, Lieberman says he and Collins will introduce free standing legislation to repeal DADT

So, We Were Pissed When BO Didn't Offer His Own Plan on HCR, Leaving It To Congress

Naked Capitalism: U.S. Treasury Bars Use of TARP Funds to Help Borrowers Facing Foreclosure

In a million republican living rooms and in a million red neck bars the fags

In a million republican living rooms and in a million red neck bars the fags

I have come to the conclusion that the only way to get Congress to do anything

Tax and Unemployment Agreement Leads to Jobs Growth

Assange accuser may have ceased co-operating

Ex-Obama budget director Orszag joins Citi (quelle suprise!)

People are getting Alarmed about the Social Security Payroll Tax Holiday Provision. Obama is Silent.

Republican moron defrauds government to prove you can buy crap with Food Stamps

listening to Ed Shultz on the repeat

The Conservative Case for WikiLeaks

Something to think about with this Wikileaks thing

Republicans acknowledged that the expiration of the tax holiday will be treated as a tax increase. “

"The Madness of a Lost Society"

EXCLUSIVE: Details From Inside The Prison Assange Is Holed Up In

Lisa Murkowski can go to hell.

Student protests: today is our 1968 moment (30 universities occupied?)

Filibuster....Hope January is a bit more enlightening.

DADT: Mr. Obama, withdraw your appeal now

Key vote on 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' repeal fails

What is the estimated cost of the unemployment ins. extension? What is the cost of the tax cuts?

LaHood takes 1.2 billion from wisconsin and ohio rail funding and gives it to other states

Why Do Dialysis Patients in U.S. Die More Frequently than in Other Countries?

The future of tax policy

OMFG, that Westboro bunch is going to picket Elizabeth Edwards' funeral.

Any (Other) Democrat 2012

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Falls Short in Senate

‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Falls Short in Senate

The KC-X Wars Continue

wesley snipes in prison for tax fraud; banksters run free.

O: Greasing the wheels with GOPers?

Criticism of Democrats has always been common on DU.

Yesterday:Amazon Boots Wikileaks. Today: Sells Cables Online for Profit

A very sobering thought about "A Letter From Anonymous," which allegedly defends WikiLeaks

Students have been protesting for WEEKS in the UK. Why do you suppose US media ignores it?

Lawrence O'Donnell is a pathetic egomaniac

Assange's hiding place: U.K. club for journalists

I have been going back and forth between anger and depression

Help me decipher this Glenn Beck piece on Julian Assange!

Feeling of deep foreboding for our nation

Iran frees mother sentenced to stoning: reports

House Speaker Pelosi WON'T HOLD FLOOR VOTE On Obama-GOP Tax Deal

UK: Local Newspaper Shamelessly Siezes The Opportunity to be Outraged

WTF ??? - (DADT Sub-Plot On The Senate Floor)

This has WIN written all over it.

Please explain to me right now why Harry Reid cannot invoke the nuclear option


More observance of John Lennon here than of Pearl Harbor yesterday.

Fuck it. I'm done. I want a third way.

You know, it's just a SLIGHT tax increase on the poor

This is troubling

July 26. 1948

AARP Magazine Cover, "George W. Bush, New Life, No Regrets", makes me very angry

Transgender woman files privacy claim against California Department of Motor Vehicles

Adam Greene must be a thorne in the WH' side

Hoo boy, I just learned about a new group of Christofascists

WARNING: If You Read This Article, Your Head Might Just Explode

Obama-GOP deal raises taxes on poorest earners

Two U.S. states lose high-speed rail funds

How did Obama get to Chicago?

Can You Imagine What This Place Would Have Been Like If...

Tax Cuts Numerology -- Some Embarrasing Numbers for the Democrats

TX sized hypocrisy. TX Lawmaker steals from Govt. Files bill to hang ten commandments

It's time to call them what they are, 'Obama's tax cuts for the rich'.

DADT is up to the courts. I'm tired of being a second-class citizen.

Students attack Prince Charles' car after fee hike

V for Vendetta Hacker Strikes at Washington State University

I'm going to a Repeal DADT rally tonight...

Some of you will love this toon.....

NPR: FBI & Justice Department Are "Scouring The Law Books" Looking To Prosecute WikiLeaks

After 234 Fucking Years, LGBT Americans Want Their Federal Civil Rights.

Glenn Beck on Julian Assange and Wikileaks...

Bisphenol-A Coated On Dollar Bills And Receipts

The Working Poor Will Pay Higher Taxes after Obama's GOP Tax Compromise

How does Lindsey Graham sleep at night?


Drastic Cuts and Punitive Interest Rates: The EU Is Pushing Ireland to the Brink of Ruin

With Some Reservations, UAW Supports President's Middle Class Tax Cut Framework

Thursday Toon Roundup, part 1- The Cartoonists respond, day 3

Can someone explain how the bush tax cut extensions will create jobs, when we have had them for

Just picture the firestorm if we had a government program that was to create jobs but never did

Hitchens Takes on Glenn Beck

Right wing memo about gays: "They can't reproduce, so they recruit" on Maddow's show now

So, I'm sitting here drinking a Guinness (it's a vacation day)

Haliburton's $500 Million "PLEA DEAL" to Keep Cheney Out of Jail

Breaking the silence on Colombia's disappeared

WikiLeaks cables: Pfizer used dirty tricks to avoid clinical trial payout

I still have a job...

What DU would be like without Skinner, the mods, and the rules.

Helping pets makes everyone's holiday brighter

Who said "F the President"?

A DEPRESSION will happen unless the tax deal passes!

If Operation Payback is OK,

Deficit commission chiefs meet with White House, call for serious action (LAT)

PA Walmart stores getting CCTV-enabled, breathalyzin' wine vending machines

Not that familiar with Lady Gaga's music... or I might have a snappy Subj line about President Obama

US and China joined forces to stymie consensus at Copenhagen's Climate Summit

BREAKING: First hacker arrested 16 y/o...

What about the Unemployed??

Anonymous hacktivists say Wikileaks war to continue

There are a lot of people here who support the president and want a safe haven; this is our thread!

When you stop and think about it, the wealthy really didn’t uphold their part of the bargain.

Now isn't this just special:

Feds pull high-speed rail funds from Wisconsin, Ohio

Noose Closes Around Pro-Wikileaks Vigilantes

The joke is on us because we voted for Obama

Failing to pass DADT repeal, Dems have lost the "gay" vote forever.

Failing to pass DADT repeal, Dems have lost the "gay" vote forever.

What the fuck, just what the fuck..... Democrats, Really!

Nurses Top Honesty and Ethics List for 11th Year

The anti-WikiLeaks lies and propaganda campaign: Cutting through the bull shit fear-peddling

The anti-WikiLeaks lies and propaganda campaign: Cutting through the bull shit fear-peddling

Looks like everyone's taxes are going up

If WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is tried, will a single juror exercise jury nullification to

a new scam???

a new scam???

Today students attacked Charles and Camilia

NPR: One In Seven Americans Is On Food Stamps

The thing that made me maddest about the President's Press Conference

Wikimovement The KKK (Ku Klux Klan, a racist organization) accepts MasterCard/ Visa 4 donation ,BUT

GOP rewards senior vote with benefits cuts

Ollie, a three-month-old rescued sea otter, finds new home - adorable pics

Apparently Assange has distanced Wikileaks from attacks on Mastercard, Visa and Paypal.

My question is how could the right be so naive to think Obama is a socialist?

The Tax Cut Capitulation Package: Losing is our new strategy for winning!

I am a lower to middle class income citizen and I want to pay taxes!

"These children have done nothing wrong!

Sarah and Daddy.

FReeper from the UK says...

The economy seems to do well when the tax rate for top incomes is higher.

No amount of lipstick can make this pig of a deal acceptable...We MUST DEFEAT the assault on S. S. !

Army Calls For Increased Body Armor For Troops In Syria

What are your alternative sources of news? A few of mine...

Westboro Church: "God hates Elizabeth Edwards" -- will picket funeral

Make no Mistake, It Is Your Freedoms From Corrupt Governing Which Is The True Threat Not Wikileaks

Does anyone here believe ANY of the Bush* tax cuts are fiscally responsible?

Strawberry growers start pumping water. Homeowners fear sinkholes.

80-year-old NYC woman fined $100 for throwing away her newspaper

Portland Oregon Event: Who's Bashing Public Schools & What Can We Do About It?" 12/10

Ladies and Gentlemen... PAYPAL IS DOWN!

The Woolworth Sit-In That Launched a Movement

This president was elected to correct for thirty years of conservative failures.

The hacks were a warning.

1943 tax data -- how much did the wealthy used to pay?

Can I clear up a fundamental misunderstanding?

Australia: WikiLeaks cables reveal ties between Rudd coup plotters and US embassy

Where Does Congress' Responsibility Lie?

Is Obama Still Better Than Bush?

Obama's silent majority

All of the posturing over the President's compromise 'framework'. Will Congress do any differently?

Vandals cut down 2,000 year old "holy thorn tree" in Glastonbury

Robert Gibbs warns democrats in House that their constituents will be angry

9/11 first responders legislation blocked in Senate

Democratic-led House votes to scrap Guantanamo closure and tie President's hands

Doors' Jim Morrison to get pardoned in Florida

What about a bill that made the Veterans health system

MoveOn supporting House Democrats actions on tax cut deal

More on Calif. 'bomb house': It's being deliberately set on fire to destroy massive amounts of explo

Said Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas: "If it's take it or leave it, we'll leave it."

As Cyber War Heats Up, Hacktivists Post MasterCard Numbers Online

Below are the markets and locations that will be playing THE TILLMAN STORY this Friday, December 10t

German police find pot plant adorned as Xmas tree

Pro-WikiLeaks cyber army gains strength; thousands join DDoS attacks

This is for Nancy Pelosi - in appreciation of her spine of steel

BBCA Tonight Weds 9:00-11:30 EST - IMAGINE: John Lennon

Gift ideas for science fiction fans.

Wake up Sunshine

I'm gonna change my name to Anonymous. Then I'm gonna contact Righthaven

Name me an adult card game? Charlie: each person has a partner.

LIfe has done me in--I just opened a 2001 Syrah.

So I've been watching...

Saturday In The Park

Colour My World

Yeah, Jimi made "All Along The Watchtower" his own, but Bob STILL owns "Like A Rolling Stone."

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?


If you haven't watched the NBC series Parenthood....

September / Free

How do you think? Me I have a male female brain in that I am blessed both empathy

Oh, my Christ in heaven, I fucking hate rockapella style music. Just fucking hate it.


Woo! 13,001 posts!

"The Revolution is complete! ANARCHY!!!!!"

I'm getting a little verklempt, let me give you a topic

ZOMG - Community is going Claymation for Christmas!

Can anyone else measure how drunk they are by how their musical taste changes?

25 or 6 to 4

Victoria's Secret's fashion show

Why were you late for work this morning?

Who knows LeftyFingerPop?

Just read a bunch of "The Walking Dead" graphic novels (spoilers)

Anyone have an HTC Droid (model ADR6200)

Rick Danko (December 29, 1943 – December 10, 1999)

Anyone know who is the woman in the Geico "bird in the hand" commercial?

The Dog Food Diet

I was watching SciFi Channel.


IATL and probably IBTL too

How would you like to work for this guy?

Tolerant as the next guy. The thing I can't stand about homersexuality is its inherent narcissism...

(DIALUP WARNING) Owwie. Kid skis (momentarily) on FOUR skis. B-r-r-r-r-r-r !!!!

Anyone See The BBC Detective Show, "Luther"

Black Sabbath - Symptom of the Universe

The Funky Worm

I Want To Be Free

Hey, Mark Zuckerberg

Hang on in there

Trying to oven slow-cook beef ribs

Me and the dogs are going to bed...

Hooray for kind, phone saavy people!...

Babylon 5 on Netflix streaming

Netflix reccs

Why the correlations.

What American English sounds like to non-English speakers


The phrase of the day is "erection in my back". Modify any thread to include "erection in my back".

In The Stone & Dialogue

In The Stone & Dialogue

It's time to play another EXCITING round of Which Rock Star's Liver Would You LEAST Like To Own?

A comment on Credit not being a money concept.

Garage Door Opener questions for the handy types

At 62, this was better than sex!

What the fuck are SUVs and fucking PICKUP TRUCKS doing in my Forza Motorsport 3?

3rd grader: "Susie says shes a virgin but she's not. I saw her in the lunchroom"

Who alerted on our ball busting?

What does GD have in common with my old 90s Packard Bell?

We got snow!

Aw, my kids done me wrong!

Thanksgiving tragedy?

ATA: Holy Hell! why, why, whyyyyyyy did you....lock...

can anyone remember the name of this Christmas movie......

What media personalities have returned your emails?

My niece is having an appendectomy tonight.

Thread for Aretha.

The dog just... (Warning-disgusting)

So, I just finished watching all of the original 3 seasons of Star Trek.

Delicious for Chanukah?

A couple of shots of the Car Haul truck I'm driving if you're interested;

Mathemagicians / Statistitians...

Woo! I joined DU in 2001, and this is my 2000th post!!!

(DIALUP WARNING) Dog "nom-nom-nom-owned" by toddler...

Anyone know why they went after Martha Stewart so hard?

I decided to stay... and it took a "Haters gonna hate" post as the catalyst.

OMG! OMG! Top Chef yes yes yes

Stop in and say hello to Crosby, the new adoptee cat!

Raleigh Soccer Tournament (pics)

45's I had when I was a kid (Post Yours too)

Who's the next U of Florida head coach?

What family games/rituals did you have, do you have that were/are really fun?

Anyone have any tricks for baking beef ribs, and making them fall of the bone tender?

Judge Freezes Assets of Beck's Gold Advertiser

Julian Assange cast as common enemy as US left and right unite

State AG Says Discover Makes Millions Through Deceptions

Even Nathan Myhrvold Needs To Realize A Return

Assange's 'poison pill' file impossible to stop, expert says

Salma Hayek says she was illegal immigrant

NJ judge throws out suit challenging health law

Obama increasingly confident about START

Family Research Council In A Panic Over Looming DADT Vote

Hispanic farmers fight for discrimination settlement

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's accuser has ties to Cuban dissidents

As Cyber War Heats Up, Hacktivists Post MasterCard Numbers Online

WikiLeaks Cables: (US) Officials Pressed Germans on Kidnapping by C.I.A.

Tobacco lobbying preceded label retreat (Canada)

5 ex-captives seek to revive torture-flights suit

Obama-GOP deal raises taxes on poorest earners

N.J. Nuclear Plant Closing Early [Oyster Creek, nation's oldest nuclear power plant]

Lien office denies hearing of award

Republicans acknowledged that the expiration of the tax holiday will be treated as a tax increase. “

You may never wake up with this feeling in your life. Maybe you already have. I hope you do one day.

Continuing pro-Wikileaks DDOS actions, Anonymous takes down

Twitter (& Facebook) Bans WikiLeaks’ Hacker Avengers. Here Comes The Cyberattack

House passes spending authorization bill

Four dead as Haiti vote protests turn ugly

Wikileaks: US monitors 'aggressive' China in Africa

(Australian MP) Wilkie slams Prime Minister on WikiLeaks ("she has shown contempt for free speech")

WikiLeaks: US 'lobbied Russia on behalf of two credit card companies'

Senate acts to stop Medicare doctors pay cut

Assange accuser may have ceased co-operating

WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange could spend a year in Britain fighting extradition

Middle East Gasps In The Grip Of Drought (Region's 3 Main Religions Praying Together For Rain)

Hackers Give Web Companies a Test of Free Speech

Stop loss allowance deadline extended -- again

How would YOU give away half your billions?

Cameron tries to quell tuition fees revolt by declaring current system favours the wealthy

China Hit With Tariffs From U.S. After Tianjin Pipe Gets Subsidized Loans

Reproductive scientists create mice from 2 fathers

Anonymous takes down Visa, Amazon, PayPal, Swiss bank, Assange prosecutor

World is getting more corrupt, says transparency poll / One in four worldwide pays bribes: study

Tuition fees: London prepares for massive protest

Anonymous recruits Wikileaks 'data army'

About 1 in 4 released Guantanamo detainees confirmed or suspected of terrorism or insurgency, report

WikiLeaks cyberwar: hackers bring down Swedish government site

Howard Stern: 5 More Years with Sirius Radio

DADT Vote on Hold

DADT Vote on Hold

Denver man found innocent; still required to pay thousands in impound fees

Unhappy Democrats say tax bill likely to pass

Wall Street Quietly Creates a New Way to Profit From Homeowner Distress

House Democrats defy Obama on tax cut bill

Amazon UK Is Selling The WikiLeaks Cables As A Kindle Book

In Tax Deal, Many Public Employees Will Pay More

China Lashes Out at US Congressional Resolution to Support Jailed Nobel Laureate

Sen.-elect (Rand Paul) on tax deal: I'm leaning against it

Facebook confirms it has deleted pro-WikiLeaks hackers' account

Fort Stewart Investigates Stabbing Death of Soldier

Obama Likely Could Have Gotten Stand-Alone Payroll Tax Holiday

AFL-CIO opposes South Korea free trade agreement

Tuition fees: government wins narrow victory (UK)

Pakistani media publish fake WikiLeaks cables attacking India

Student protesters in London attack car containing Prince Charles

World oil demand to reach all-time high this year

Hilary Clinton's "Remarks on Internet Freedom," January 2010

US scientists create mice from two fathers

GOP fundraiser Alan Mendelsohn pleads guilty to scheme

Iceland to repay Netherlands, Britain in Icesave failure

Drudge Report owner sued by Righthaven

Porn industry health clinic shut down by L.A. County health officials

Canada (secretly) negotiating perimeter security deal with U.S.

Tuition fees protesters attack car carrying Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall

Guantanamo files may star in next WikiLeaks release ("He's got personal files of every prisoner")

Tax cut deal can't be changed, Biden tells House Democrats

White House still confident tax deal will pass

House passes DREAM Act, Senate to act Thursday

Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal blows up in Senate

'baters gonna 'bate

Doors' Jim Morrison to get pardoned in Florida

Ireland proposes 90% bank bonus tax

Surgeon General: 1 Cigarette Is 1 Too Many

House bars moving Guantanamo prisoners to US

Oil company Ocensa investigated for paramilitary ties (Colombia)

Tuition hike protesters attack car carrying Prince Charles, Camilla

WikiLeaks cables: Pfizer used dirty tricks to avoid clinical trial payout

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday December 9

Key vote on 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' repeal fails

State disputes (Joe) Miller claim that felons illegally voted

Allied Irish Banks to pay €40m bonuses despite bailout

Shell Denies Company Infiltrated Nigerian Government

Bomb house goes up in flames in California

Democrats reject tax-cut package

UN Rapporteur says Assange Shouldn't Be Prosecuted (Also UN Commissioner for Human Rights Concerned)

Most Americans Say They’re Worse Off Under Obama, Poll Shows

Lieberman Launching Last-Ditch Effort To Repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell

TSA faces diplomatic storm after Indian ambassador to U.S is subjected to patdown... because she was

Remains of Pennsylvania WWI soldier Henry Weikel return home for burial

Liberal Group Ad Recalls When Obama Said Bush Tax Cuts Offended His Conscience

Datacell: "Immediate Legal Actions (Against Visa, MC) to Make (WikiLeaks) Donations Possible Again"

(West Wing creator ) Aaron Sorkin brands Sarah Palin TV show 'a snuff film'

Rep. King introduces anti-WikiLeaks bill

Judge refuses to block "bomb house" burning

Pro-WikiLeaks Group May Attack U.S. Senate Website Next

Baby stolen from hospital in Germany found safe

Bush Economic Hands Skittish On Obama Tax Deal: 'I'd Take Gridlock' Instead

9/11 Health Bill Falls Short In Senate Test Vote

More billionaires pledge to give away wealth

House Dems Voting No

LEAKED EMAIL: Fox boss caught slanting news reporting

Julian Assange put in segregation unit as lawyers aim for bail (being given limited internet access)

Russia's Putin raps West over Assange arrest

Lula Defends WikiLeaks, Offers Brazil’s ‘Solidarity’

Some health insurers raising rates again

Ford Investing $600 Million, Adding 1,800 Jobs to Produce Next-Generation Escape in Louisville

After budget cuts, Indiana baby denied life-saving treatment

Gaviria responds angrily to WikiLeaks revelations

Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani 'freed' after outcry over stoning sentence

Westboro Church Members to Protest at Elizabeth Edwards' Funeral

Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Obama Assassination of US Citizens

16-year old arrested in Netherlands for hacker attacks on Mastercard, Visa and Paypal

16-year old arrested in Netherlands for hacker attacks on Mastercard, Visa and Paypal

I'll Bet That Old Bigot John McInsane Will Have A Stroke If DADT Is Repealed

Anthony Weiner, Alan Grayson,+Other Heros are saying they Fight Republican's Obama-McConnell Tax Cut

Food-safety overhaul rides on funding bill

After Rice, G.H.W. Bush endorses START. Kyl still resists.

DREAM act vote now in House

That KO piece on Candace Miller was hoot!!!! She could screw up a wet dream.

Wind at their backs: Powerful Democrats help Chinese energy firm chase stimulus money

Europeans Criticize Fierce U.S. Response to Leaks

"Top Marine commander in Afghanistan says former Taliban stronghold of Marja has been won."

Clinton let the Rape-Publicans shut down government rather than be blackmailed - and won!!

A poll on tax cuts.

Obama is a Trojan Donkey. He looked like a gift.... but....

"A Democratic president will be the undoing of Social Security"

Julian Assange is that Chinese kid standiing in front of the tank..

Thank Goodness For All The New "Anti-Obama" Posters Here!

FOX NEWS Slip: Says Obama is becoming a Great "Repub...." (stops in mid speech) President

It's an ORGY of LOVE for Obama on Fox News

Do you know why the Republicans are so giddy about the tax deal?

***HEADS UP*** House debating DREAM ACT now. Vote scheduled for around 8 pm (ET).

Obama's a Sell-Out on Taxes? Not So Fast (Meeropol in The Nation)

The far-left purist position on the tax compromise would be a death knell for the Democrats.

Where Is Biden????

Because you've been dying to know - Alex Jones's take on WikiLeaks ~

Best deal he could get? REALLY???

FRAME: Democrats can still push back with being against tax cuts for the top 2% with...

A poll on tax cuts. (2)

Let me help you all here, President Obama asked for the tax cuts

Phone Banking at OFA Headquarters Tonight in Support of DADT

What Obama could have said.

Let's give it a try: Extend the tax-cuts indefinitely

Obama has one more chance

Where Obama And The Left Agree

President Obama Signs the Claims Resolution Act of 2010 (Pigford II and Cobell settlements)

Which of these bills will pass?

Tax cut deal: Obama bought himself precious time

Ex-senator Sam Nunn reverses opposition to gays in military

Expect Senate vote on Defense Authorization (with DADT) at around noon tomorrow

Fireside Chats

Yes We Could've

Weekly Initial Unemployment Claims decline to 421,000

White House White Board: Tax Cuts, Unemployment Insurance & Jobs

** Obama Speaking Now: Meeting of the Presidents Export Council **

Harry Reid has just asked that the Dream Act vote set for 11, be vitiated.

Rep Weiner: "VP Biden will be an EXCELLENT VP in Obama's 2nd term as well."

Why a progressive primary challenge to Obama in 2012 is doomed to fail

The middle class will not need their taxcut two years from now?

Peer through the ideological fog and you'll see how Obama has AGAIN BEATEN the Repugs.

If the tax cuts lapsed most people wouldn't notice til they do their taxes.

Tweety is telling it like it is to Senator Brown

Slideshow: How Obama Stacks Up

The Tax Deal - Illustrated (WaPo)

Violence Flares At Student Fees Protest (In London. Police Call In Reinforcements)

Organizing for America Delivers over a half million signatures to Sen Collins (DADT Repeal)

Oprah got a 30 million dollar per year extended tax break this week.

A year from now, do we have another debate about extending unemployment benefits?

Obama Tax Cut Plan would Increase Taxes for the Poor

AFSCME president McEntee lauds Obama overall record; Weiner (D-NY) "No primary"

Dear Congressional Democrats,

Who is Obama's base? well, according to polls: dems, liberals, latinos, blacks, post grads, young

** Pelosi: "we will work to improve (tax plan) before having a floor vote." **

TPM: Dems Delay Action on the DREAM Act. Will now take up House passed version.

The problem is that people are not understanding the concept of how our government operates.

Speaker Pelosi: On The House Democratic Caucus Resolution on Tax Cuts

House Liberal Democrats say "Fuck You" to unemployed - refuse to pass the UC extension...

Would you sacrifice your Bush middle class tax cut for the sake of the filthy rich losing theirs?

Gene Lyons: Tax cut deal: Obama bought himself precious time

Confucius say, "Spine on lame duck is very soft caucus"

Obama Agrees to Extend Republicans’ Custody of his Balls (humor)

The Tax Cut Deal: Beating the Republicans at Their Own Game

Here's a graph that shows why middle classers should be willing to let all of Bush's tax cuts expire

Obama pressures new Senator Mark Kirk to support DADT repeal.

** House Dem Caucus Rejects Tax Cut Deal in its Current Form **

First Read: DREAM Act Vote (House passed bill) Moved to Next Week

entire Democratic House Caucus: bunch of whiny leftist purists.

** Updates: DADT and DREAM Act **

Who Is Obama's Base?

You don't have to be a leftist to have problems with party strategy

Obama stumbles in Lincoln's footsteps

Have we ever had members of this forum run for office?

The Repugs Are Killing The Repeal Of DADT

Photo: Awww.... B.O.B

I think the President's tax deal should pass (yes, really)

Boston Globe - Young, alone, and homeless

Boston Globe - Young, alone, and homeless

I Guess Scott Brown Was For Repeal Of DADT Before He Was Against It

Don't primary Obama, change Congress

Palin's kitchen cabinet: Please come CAPTION Hair aFlailin'!!!!

Why Harry Reid decided to move foward with DADT vote ...

Indulge your curiosity about the simple things

Is it normal for a President to cut a deal with the opposition

Video: In case you missed it, Reid/Collins exchange on Senate floor before DADT vote (DRAMA!!)

Obama is blowing another opportunity so demonstrate why people should vote Dem over Rep ...

DADT repeal not dead yet. Lieberman, Collins, and Reid will introduce free standing bill today.

** Sen. Collins/Lieberman holding presser after DADT vote **

** So, Who wants to see Obama light a Christmas tree! **

People come before the deficit ALWAYS

** Heads Up: Reid about to bring up DADT Repeal Vote **

Backwoods Update: The Democrats' Christmas Party

Serious Question: Why is saying The President lacks balls so offensive?

when will Obama issue War Bonds? to help pay for W's wars and his

Hoyer Says Democrats Must Accept Tax Deal

At the Intersection of Bigotry and Cowardice

Ya Know Something.... I Wish We Could Have a Vote of Confidence....

American Progress says tax deal will create or save 2.2 million jobs!

Soon, they can no longer be referred to as the "Bush tax cuts for the rich"

Statement by the President on the Senate Vote on the National Defense Authorization Act

(Scott) Brown Votes Against Repeal Of DADT; Bill Fails

Senator Manchin

Just the middle class tax cuts failed in the Senate. Only 53 votes for...

Reid voted YES on the defense bill, so we can assume the bill is dead as is.

I have 57 points, you have 40 points. You win

Pelosi: "An army of allies stands ready to pass standalone DADT repeal in House"

"I am bound to disappoint some, if not all"

In Latest Compromise With GOP, Obama Agrees He Is a Muslim

If Pres Obama unequivocally refused to budge on the tax break deal, what would have happened?

Where have all the fighters gone?

Tax Cut Deal: "The magnitude of the concessions Obama won came into sharper focus Wednesday."

Joan Walsh: Don't primary Obama, change Congress

Biden ... Obama's new Rahm?

On letting the Bush's tax credits expire

Barbara Walters asks Palin what she reads...

Congress needs to act before the end of the year.

oh how I wish John Edwards had kept his penis in his pants. He would have been

It looks like Keith Olbermann is too stubborn to admit he is wrong on Obama's tax deal

"Why Harry Reid decided to move foward with DADT vote"

Hilary Clinton's "Remarks on Internet Freedom," January 2010

Sherrod Brown just said on CNN that DADT repeal is NOT dead.

Rep. Frank presses Pelosi to bring up Obama tax deal


Senate Blocks 9/11 Health Bill

Tax cuts JUST for the middle class JUST failed a few days ago. Does anyone in their right mind think

BREAKING: House Liberal Democrats protect the nation's economic security by refusing...

Why Obama's 'Tax Deal' Does Major Damage to His Case That We Need to Invest in America

Should Obama share some blame for the failure of the Senate to repeal DADT?

Gravel Says He Might Challenge Obama

Rush Limbaugh struggling to find an anti-Obama talking point...

Ed(big headed)Schultz: People will have to sacrifice a little more so we can get a better deal

Maybe it IS about race . . .

Senate cancels DREAM vote

First they Came for Assange,

** House Passes the Dream Act, 216-198 **

Some liberals need to grasp the "live to fight another day" concept

Lawrence O'Donnell absolutely DESTROYED Rep. Alan Grayson last night!!

More U.S. Rail Funds for 13 States as Two Reject Aid

Weird Liberal Head Show #243: Heroic Hacktivists and Filibustering Heroes!

Anthony Weiner PISSED OFF over the Obama-McConnell Welfare Tax Cut for Rich on Fox News

Glenn Beck Knows Peepee Leaks

Young Turks: Obama Now Invested In Defending Republicans

Ariana Huffington: Tax Cut Deal a 'Complete Capitulation' not a Compromise


Speaker Pelosi on the DREAM Act

The 200k Challenge Live Webcast opens with questions from callers

Media and Politics - Jeff Cohen

15 yo Tells It How It Is! - School Student Gives Chilling Speech

MRN: Sarah Palin Discovers The Obama Fly Effect

Olbermann: Sanders And Demint Oppose Tax Bill

Bush Gives Back To MajorityReport Members

Charlie Rose, Rep. Weiner: Obama/GOP Tax Cut 'Deal'

Rachel Maddow Upsetting The LEFT, Obama Strikes Balance

Anderson Cooper at his BEST:: Which Rep. is the 'Prince of Pork'?

TSA Pat-down search of Meera Shankar unacceptable to India: SM Krishna

ABC News Nightline, December 8, 1980: John Lennon's death

TDPS: Ultimate hypocrisy, anti-earmark Tea Party Caucus = $1 billion in earmarks

Thom Hartmann: Is Kyoto Dead? Amy Goodman reports from the Moon Palace

Thom Hartmann: Save the Planet or Die Trying?

Geto Boys - Damn It Feels Good To Be A Gangsta

Bob Beckel Wants Julian Assange Assassinated!

Young Turks: Teaching Obama Politics

The Secret Life Of Julian Assange

Another Tip For Surviving the GOP Economy

Senate Vote on DADT (Compilation)

Thom Hartmann: Is Larry Summers yelling Fire! to scare Democrats?

Obama's Conscience (

Weird Liberal Head Show #244: Mr. President- You're Welcome You Sellout!

Alan Grayson: In the 9 Years Before the Bush Tax Cuts For The Rich, 23 Million Jobs Were Created.

Amazon take down of Wikileaks - Is the free internet dead?

Patriot Act for Internet ahead?

Young Turks: Obama's 'Hostage' Negotiations w/ GOP

Thom Hartmann: Crazy Alert! Return of the living dead

TYT: Anonymous Strikes Back for WikiLeaks! (Operation Payback)

A Tale of 2 Countries - Looking at 'Evil'

Post 911 World - Coleen Rowley and Peter Dale Scott

An Irishman abroad tells it like it is !! :-)

Sarah Palin Shoots A Caribou

Tonight Show - President Obama Kicks It... Must See

Tapped Human Energy - Chevron Commercial Remix

Why liberals don't like the tax cut deal -- in graphs

White House White Board: Tax Cuts, Unemployment Insurance & Jobs

I agree, in part, with Mr. Obama's 'take' on his Tax Deal with Repubs

Political risk in making a martyr of Assange

WikiLeaks vs The Machine

Andrew Wilkie lashes Gillard for 'trashing freedom of speech' over WikiLeaks

Sarah Palin Under Cyber-Attack from Wikileaks Supporters in 'Operation Payback'

PG Editorial: Bad Deal: Obama should have toughed it out on tax cuts

200 countries, 200 years, 4 minutes: Life expectancy vs. income

The Prophecy/Conspiracy Genre - Using End Times Prophecy to Mainstream New World Order Narratives

This Little Light reaches France

Some Questions: Privacy vs. Freedom of Information

Top Dutch politician: Jews should emigrate to Israel or U.S.

Accuser of Wikileaks Assange is linked to Cuban dissidents

What Goes Around 'Comes' Around: Founder of WikiLeaks Busted for Leaky Condom

The rich rewards of cutting jobs

Copenhagen Climate Cables: The US and China Joined Forces Against Europe

The secret life of Julian Assange

Anger Over No Tier 5 in Unemployment Extension 2010 Deal

War dominated foreign policy is destroying the economy and national security

Operation Payback: WikiLeaks Supporters Open a Can of Whoop Ass

Media Matters to ramp up campaign against Fox News

Cutting Benefits: Alice in Wonderland Economics

Islamic 'Pipeline to Extremism' Turns Out to Be Mostly FBI Set-Ups

Don’t use archaic spy law

Finding Rootedness in the Age of Vulnerability

Der Spiegel: A Lot of Blood for Little Oil

WikiLeaks and Sri Lanka: Who are the real criminals?

Journalists Who Oppose Wikileaks Are a Disgrace to the Craft

From Daily Kos: Liars, and PUMAs, and Trolls, Oh My!

Haiti's election chaos creates US dilemma

The Truth About Operation Payback and Wikileaks (article)

Vanity Fair: Hitchens on Beck, Skousen, and the Tea Party

Stating the Obvious: WikiLeaks Indicts and Vindicates U.S. Diplomats (Ramzy Baroud)

"I am bound to disappoint some, if not all" Sen. Barack Obama

Barbara Walters gives Palin another chance...

Will Anonymous Target Facebook Next?

Why the Obama Tax Deal Confirms the Republican Worldview

Australia: WikiLeaks cables reveal secret ties between Rudd coup plotters and US embassy

Forbes: Why The WikiLeaks ‘Cyberwar’ Is A Sideshow

Rape claims, WikiLeaks and internet freedom

Obama: The Republican’s Reliable Interlocutor

Truth on Estate Tax/Death Tax never taxed in the first place, The Forgotten Rich

Meanwhile, gop is quietly setting up corporatist, industry supporters to lead

The Peak Oil Crisis: The Future of Government

Forbes: Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures is "nothing but a glorified patent troll"

"The Compromise" puts EV charging station tax credit on the chopping block

China to hit 500 gigawatts of renewable power by 2020

Good news blows into Michigan: State lands 1st large wind turbine assembly plant

Peak oil notes - Dec 9

Ignore, double post, sorry. NT

In Dispute Over Nile Water, Ethiopia Accuses Egypt Of Aiding Guerillas - AFP

Faced with sea level rising, one indigenous community weighs a plan to mitigate climate change.

UNEP - Rate Of Ocean Acidification Likely Fastest In Past 65 Million Years - NYT

Blue Tongue Disease, Pine Beetles, Coffee Borers - Previews Of Our Warmer, Invasive-Rich Future

Fucking obese clowns

Is REDD the New Green? Indigenous Groups Resist Carbon Market-Based Forestry Scheme to Offset

Prominent Indigenous Environmental Leader Tom Goldtooth Blocked from U.N. Climate Talks

Help stop U.S. bullying at climate talks

Leaked Cable - China Pursuing "Authoritarian Capitalism" In Africa - Deals With "Mugabes & Bashirs"

Chu: Congress Should Consider Nuclear in Mandate

Nigeria and how to squeeze more out of their oil production.

India Will Not Accept Legally Binding Emissions Cuts - "There Can Be No Flexibility"

Oops! Maine Private Wells Test Up To 100X Federal Standards For Arsenic

Possibly silly question about wasting water

The Economist: "Unpicking gun laws:Roll-back"

Proposed Bill Would Allow Guns to be Visibly Carried (Arkansas)

Lack of gun registry 'annoying,' Daley says ...

Lack of gun registry 'annoying,' Daley says ...

... Los Van Van To Perform Exclusive Dates At The World Famous Conga Room

Consortium to invest $1.3bn in Bolivian gasfields

Cholera in Haiti has spread to every part of the country, CDC reports

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Haiti to 'review' election results

Photo Essay: Haiti’s Presidential Elections

Haiti's election chaos creates US dilemma

Cuba Can Rehabilitate President's Progressive Cred

Uribe secretly sought negotiations with the FARC

Many Colombians face limited access to healthcare: Survey

Breaking the silence on Colombia's disappeared

Oil company Ocensa investigated for paramilitary ties

WikiLeaks cables: Oil giants squeeze Chávez as Venezuela struggles

Gaviria responds angrily to WikiLeaks revelations

Uribe imagining arms race: Bolivia

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's accuser has ties to Cuban dissidents

Pittsburgh Penguins win 11 games in a row!

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Wednesday, December 8)

Indians legend Feller transferred to hospice care

I see the two Los Angeles NBA teams are playing against each other tonight

Vick leads NFL in Pro Bowl voting

Orioles Luke Scott is a douchebag

Crawford to the Red Sox!

Irish can't handle the youth

+++ NFL Week 14 Picks +++

Boxing!!! December 11, 2010

More gay and bisexual teens expelled and jailed

MINNESOTA: Tom Emmer Concedes Gov Race, Target's Donation Goes Down Toilet

UTAH: Parents Upset Over Gay Suicide Signs Posted Near Elementary School

Christian B&B Owners Sued for Discrimination

Publisher Of Defunct San Diego LGBT Newspaper Dead Of Apparent Suicide

Happy Holidays to all of you.

Palestinians reject talks without settlement halt

Israel's legal establishment silent amid uproar over 'racist' rabbis

Obama withdraws offer to donate 20 F-35s to Israel

Zahhar: Armed struggle will free Palestine

Israel to offer heavy 'humanitarian' compensation over Turkey flotilla deaths

Pop quiz.

Pray tell: Americans stretching the truth about church attendance

What do you think the main differences are between mainline Protestants and fundamentalists?

Hoo boy, I just learned about a new group of Christofascists

Commercial space venture success!

Doubts Brew About NASA’s New Arsenic Life

Offspring Created From Two Male Mice


Astronomers Discover, Image New Planet in Planetary System Similar to Our Own

Dragon could visit space station next

Photo of the day: Badwater Basin, Death Valley

Frog Bladders Hunt and Remove Foreign Objects

Crab Nebula’s Violent Outbursts Shock Astronomers

Burning sulfur

Evolution Survives Assault on Louisana Textbooks

NASA Zooms in on the 1st Carbon-Rich Planet Beyond Solar System

Angle of the shot is everything!


I got to smile big time over two different beautiful views

Just A Weed

Another Shot From Yesterday's Outing

Okay, it is December who wants to play