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Archives: January 11, 2010

Jesus is Quite the Sports Fan

Super Bowl-style corporate ads for candidates?

Who was more cynical to keep on running, McCain with Palin or Edwards with his brewing scandal?

Are there any rescission protections in the health care bill

Not too ethnic.

China takes over

Black, gay and indisputably African

Black, gay and indisputably African

Tennessee Rep. Cohen (D-Memphis) to speak at marijuana nonprofit event

Oops Mrs Robinson raised money for her teenage lover

"Pay your bill" Health care is a part of national defense

Steve King, Repuke from Iowa, just endorsed what Reid said (and possibly what Lott said)

Mercenaries, Robot Planes and the CIA Produce Lethal Mix for Secret Afghan War

For those asking about Annette Appollo a.k.a. OLL/TlB

Howard Dean coming up on Morning Joke. And Lawrence O'Donnell!

I turned on Morning Schmo, what is the topic of conversation, Harry Reid, not Sarah Palin

I turned on Morning Schmo, what is the topic of conversation, Harry Reid, not Sarah Palin

Anyone have a health insurance corporation flowchart? (link?)

Croatia Elects Social Democrat Josipovic as President

So two RW mouthpieces put out a tabloid style book and the BOOM! goes the media.

When Did the Republicans and Herbert Hoover Stopped Being Blamed for the Great Depression?

Australian Quakers call for marriage equality

"Game Change'?

Stephanopoulos

On Pots And Kettles, Or, Peter King: Tool Of Terrorism, Victim Of Irony

Joe Scum, Buchanan et al

Yeah it's Politico. I only hope it's true.

Anybody watch Ahnold on MTP?

Reid did upset me when he said a year ago...

I am not usually one to defend Harry Reid, but he was kind of right...

Soldiers, kin face cuts in base services

Cornyn demands Harry Reid step down as ML

Hey Scarborough, Go Fuck Yourself

What are you doing for the 2010 election?

Mercenaries, Robot Planes and the CIA Produce Lethal Mix for Secret Afghan War

Mercenaries, Robot Planes and the CIA Produce Lethal Mix for Secret Afghan War

Toon: Muslim, Seriously?

Airport Security

Your Government in Action. Which Issue gets you going the most?

It's 43 degrees in Key West

Banks Prepare for Big Bonuses, and Public Wrath

REID DOES NEED TO LEAVE.....

Switch your home and auto insurance - starve the beasts...

The damage is done, the MSM has successfully deflected criticism of Sarah Palin onto Harry Reid

A friend of mine is going to be part of a group meeting with Grassley today.

Palin: "Can I call you Joe" (because I can't remember your last name is BIDEN)

Proof that Republicans don't understand health care reform . . .

Proof that Republicans don't understand health care reform . . .

Ex-Police Official (Howard Safir) Backs Car Into Pregnant Woman

Petraeus: U.S. has plan to deal with Iran's nuclear program

Michael Eric Dyson on Morning Joe: Democrats are morally weak and hypocritical on Reid's statement.

Are pms not working or is it just me?

Egypt Tombs Suggest Pyramids not Built by Slaves

Blagojevich: 'I'm blacker than Barack Obama'

Money Woes Could Stymie GOP Comeback (Nat'l Journal)

Blackwater Wants $1 Billion to Train the New Afghan Police Force

Thank you, Rod Blagojevich, for making me smile

Court hears government’s case to ban far-right Workers’ Party (Czech Republic)

Angus-Reid uses sensationalist headline to attack South Africa...

Since my high school days in early sixties I have always left blank

NY congressman Peter King "anti-terrorist?" Bull.

Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon talking about Reid and Obama....

Supreme Court Blocks Gay Marriage Trial Broadcast (will not allow video to be posted on Youtube)

"inaccudate"?

Hundreds ride BART sans pants

I hate my Health Insurance Company

I hate my Health Insurance Company

Court blocks taping of gay marriage trial

The Repukes don't really care about getting Reid....

HALPERIN to be on The View shortly. Plus, count his wrong predictions in Wiki

The Myth Of Nabucco: Greed, Delusion and $11.4 Billion

Poll: 7 in 10 Afghans support US forces

So, the lord said NO to labor unions??????

A GREAT SALE going on for health insurance policies!!!!!

It's the health care reform bill, stupid.

NV judge rejects personhood initiative petition

A mad scheme to kill a scientist

Caption THIS

Palin called candidacy 'God's plan,' McCain aide says

Do you accept Facebook Friends who are Repugs or Conservatives?

N.J. gay-marriage issue headed for court

N.J. gay-marriage issue headed for court

I think it's time for someone to do a hit job on Mark Halperin.

Peter King won't challenge Kirsten Gillibrand

THE 17 polluters and deniers derailing stopping climate change

On THE VIEW per Halperin, McCain's advisors suspected Cindy McCain was having an affair. . .

On THE VIEW per Halperin, McCain's advisors suspected Cindy McCain was having an affair. . .

NEWSWEEK: The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage

NEWSWEEK: The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage

Best SEC comment letter ever? (via Felix Salmon's Twitter feed)

Boehner’s chief of staff dies suddenly

The Growth of Citizen Co-Ops Is a Positive Development As Corporations Fail Us in Every Way

Hawaii lacks funds to send Rep. to Congress

Should democrats boycott Morning Joke?

Ill. and Russia have nuke plant events

JAL, One Of The World’s Largest Airlines, Set To Go Under

I wonder if Halperin held back some anti-Obama stuff

Totally Irresponsible Of McCain, His People & The Repugs To Pick Palin As Running Mate.....

U.S. Signals Willingness to Negotiate with non-Al-Qaeda Taliban

Monday Toons, Part 3:

Is it normal for authors to make a bunch of claims without citing any sources?

Peter Morici: Obama Fails to Stem Bonus Abuse

What if Reid had said "Southern" dialect instead of "Negro" dialect?

A Monday de-stresser...

Jury selection delayed in Roeder trial

Monday Toons, Part 2

Senate attack on Clean Air Act

Dem Unity: Congressional Black Caucus rallies around Reid...Dems throw race card back at Repugs

The Universe Did Not Exist Until 5 minutes ago...

Monday Toons, Part 4

NYDN's Crouch: "Then and Now, I'm a Negro."

Cornyn urges Reid to ask "W.W.T.D." ("What Would Trent Do")...Lott becomes the world's moral compass

Exotic Animal Owner, Mauled To Death By 661 Pound Pet Tiger

How will Massachusetts vote?

"The Straight Story" - Alvin Straight

Consitutionality of tax-free clergy housing allowance challenged in Sacramento

How close are we to actual Legalization of Marijuana...?

Cuomo seeks 2009 bonus data from Wall Street

Jeremy Scahill live w/ Hartmann - discussing Blackwater

"A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee."

The Missing Link in Health Reform: A Guarantee of Good Coverage at Work

Here's a way to shut the GOP up re: Reid.

Will Supreme Court Rule For One-Dollar-One-Vote?

Gordon Gekko, sage

DU a poll: Should Sen. Harry Reid step down as majority leader after the disclosure of his comments

Hitler? A scapegoat. Stalin? I can empathise. Oliver Stone stirs up history

Why Should Any GLBT American Give A Shit About Obama's Political Career?

Same-sex marriage supporters attend a vigil in San Francisco - pics

Sexbot in Sin City unveiled

Monday Toons, Part 1

You do know of course that "Game Changer" is NOT sourced, don't you?

Hope and Change at the Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division Voting Section?

The 2010 Political Timebomb Is Unemployment

If Halperin and Heilemann's book is just a stew of lies and gossip,

Top Ten Freeways Without a Future... Are you near one?

fined according to financial worth in Switzerland

The very worst thing you can label someone who wants to be President or VP

The Rude Pundit: Talking About What Harry Reid Said Without Talking About What Harry Reid Said

Report suggests a year of high unemployment ahead

NBC Should Hire David Axelrod

Chris Hayes on Twitter just posted this and he couldnt be more right

Chris Hayes on Twitter just posted this and he couldnt be more right

Tea Bagger Photoshops his "N Word" sign on website

Rupert Murdoch Begins Blocking News Aggregators, Search Engines

Rupert Murdoch Begins Blocking News Aggregators, Search Engines

I missed the teabagger party

Reid Should Not Resign

Senate Majority Leader was Affiliated with White Supremacist Group

The MSM trying to make the Democratic Party look racist! They better be careful!

It would be better for the House to reject the Senate HCR bill and send it back to them to "start

Obama Administration Considers Fee on Banks to Recoup Bailout Funds

White House Readies Aggressive Midterm Push (Ron Brownstein, National Journal Online)

Alastair Campbell had Iraq dossier changed to fit US claims

Senate's Tax on High-Cost Health Plans: Democratic Suicide Pact?

CBPP: "Excise Tax on Very High-Cost Health Plans Is A Sound Element of Health Reform"

This stuff over Reid shows far more about the media then about Reid.

Dylan is on at his new time on GEM$NBC

Robert Reich: The Bad Job Numbers and the Secret Second Stimulus

This quote of Limbaugh's here makes no sense at all. Is he back on his happy pills?

So if Sarah 'god's will' Palin is gonna be on FAUX, she can't talk about running for anything

I just saw a fucking ad about "stopping government-run health care" on the greatest page

I never thought anything could make me spring to Harry Reid's defense.

I never thought anything could make me spring to Harry Reid's defense.

Bob Schieffer - Lessons From Man's Best Friend

chuckie todd finally got his own show...but he's gotta share it

Would 50,000,000 Americans have voted for Barack Obama if he looked like ...

msGEnbc & LIMBOsevic going full court demanding Dems resign (REID)

There may be 1 less person on the unemployment rolls on Wednesday

An interesting conversation between Tamron Hall, Al Sharpton, and Michael Eric Dyson

MSNBC has been bashing Democrats ALL day! I thought they were on our side?

MSNBC has been bashing Democrats ALL day! I thought they were on our side?

Former Bush Admin FEMA worker charged with stealing nearly $800,000 in Katrina relief money

Conservatives decry academic 'elites' who slammed Stephen Harper's suspension of parliament

Ethnic cleansing in Italian town

Let's Make a Filibuster Deal

Let's Make a Filibuster Deal

Need Info Uganda/Homophobia/C Street/Congressional Connection Mess

Need Info Uganda/Homophobia/C Street/Congressional Connection Mess

After Just Paying My Monthly Statement For My Credit Card I did Some Math

Toronto Star: Tiger mauls exotic animal owner to death

Not The Results The GOP Was Hoping For

"Stupid is as Stupid does, Sir"

Well damn...

1) Reid should quit…

How/why did Harry Reid get the gig?

The daughter (now an author) of an African American Professor

Prop 8 trial on twitter

You know who is most jealous of Palin's new gig at Faux News

She doesn't know anything!!!!!

Harry Reid and Republican Hypocrisy

anybody have video of Lawrence O'donnel l pissing off

Wash. bloodmobile offers beer to blood donors

Can Mark McGwire unseat Harry Reid?

It's officially a slow news week

"Television isn't lethal in and of itself; the real problem appears to be that sitting"

What you (we) should know about Yemen

Politico article: Glenn Beck has possible tax issues himself

Rank the late night hosts

if Rush had said Obama was "light skinned" and "with no Negro dialect"

New Rule: If the 1st response to a tread is the OP whining about unreccomends,

Why do the idiot reporters on NBC , CBS, ABC, CNN, etc yell at the top of their lungs

The GOP is guilty of painting Reid's racial non-sophisication as racism

Palin on Faux

Taliban make 'undetectable' bombs out of wood

Cross-eyed Christie is attacking Reid now

BREAKING: CNN says Pat Buchanan wrote a secret memo to get Dems to run a black in 72 to split Dem

OK, I don't get it

What Harry Reid said was bad but he should really resign for his giveaway to insurance companies.

'The Tea Party Movement Is About To Be Hijacked'

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Is Ron Christie gay or is he just a black Republican ?

Jim Rennie=Sarah Palin

Discrimination is a hellhound that gnaws

St. Louis Today editorial: "Cadillac" tax (which Obama says is a GOOD IDEA) hurts middle class

From the department of this makes no fucking sense whatsoever...

From the department of this makes no fucking sense whatsoever...

legs anyone?

What are the odds that Fox will let Sarah Palin "do it live" on the t.v. machine?

Scott Roeder trial begins today, so does the trial of the future of the rule of law

surge update - 3 U.S. Troops Killed in Afghanistan

DU stats?

Federal Reserve, Bloomberg Lawsuit: Bank Fights To Keep Details Of $2 Trillion Bailout Program Secre

If anyone is interested here's the link for the Coakley Brown debate happening now

Economist quoted in health care debate by White House paid $780,000+ by Obama Administration

Thank you, Mods. That post was vile.

More gop paranoia. Deport all Iranians!

A big Thanks to my state senator John DeFrancisco

A big Thanks to my state senator John DeFrancisco

Taliban may be desended from Jews

Far-right loon Scott Brown has rasied nearly $500,000 in less than 24 hours

The Difference: I Don't Think Harry Reid Is A Racist, But I'm Pretty Sure Trent Lott Is.

Waxman Attacks Winograd on Israel; Ignites a Political Firestorm

My new name for Firedoglake

Joe Conason, Salon: Cheney family values & Liz's "crude, propagandistic pronouncements"

Dollars & Sense: Economic Rights, Then and Now

A new kink on the war on Christmas

It's all in how you use a descriptive term for a person.

New Jersey Legislature Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

104-year-old strongman dies after being hit by car

Trumka Blames The Senate, Republicans And Some Democrats For Controversial Health Care Tax

Do the Freepers and Tea Partiers realize they have a LIBERAL for a Candidate in Massachusetts?

How the Healthcare Bill Will Hurt Los Angeles

Ok, I understand that using "gay" as a term of derision is poor form

$2400 to attend a fundraising reception for Martha Coakley with Bill Clinton. Who's going?

I miss MLK Jr.

I miss MLK Jr.

Plaintiff says Prop. 8 'means I'm unequal'

Dick Cheney rushed to hospital

Restaurant Food Has Up To 200% More Calories Than Advertised

When did this happen? What were they voting on?

Simon Cowell leaving American Idol after this season

Sarah Palin to Contribute to Fox News

Bad news for Republicans playing politics with crotch-bomber incident

Fox News running unpaid ads on Glenn Beck Show to fill void created by departed paying advertisers

If we must fight...

Kenya fishermen see upside to pirates: more fish

The Tea Party Factions... like High School... with guns.

TN Candidate to GOP: Sorry, But Tea Party Label Better for Me

President Signals Flexibility on Health Plan Tax (NYT) - union pressure is working

President Signals Flexibility on Health Plan Tax (NYT) - union pressure is working

Lieberman to Obama: "Well Duh"-A revised parable -The frog and the scorpion-By Tom Tomorrow

New 'Food Rules': 64 Easy Steps to Better Health

Activists Slam Plan For Tea Party Convention (Rancor in the Ranks)

According to Rudy Giuliani, Mary Matalin, and Dana Perino:

U.S. One of Two Countries Where Kids' Educational Attainment is Lower Than Their Parents'

"I was 17 I got pregnant and my boyfriend hit me in the stomach with a hammer &..."

Should President Obama use all this controversy about Harry Reid as a teachable moment?

well, somebody should start demanding Republicans disavow the tea-partiers

McCain aide: Palin believed candidacy 'God's plan'

Question On Med Marijuana RX (NJ Voting Today)

Miep Gies, Protector of Anne Frank, Dies at 100.

Anne Frank diary guardian Miep Gies dies aged 100

Follow the Money: Your Tax Dollars Bought Jonathan Gruber’s Services

Catholic bishops oppose gays Bill

Supreme Court justices oppose civil rights if they don't publicly support showing the proceedings?

On third party support

Newsweek (WTF?!?): "GOP Senate Candidate's Racy Pics Don't Matter---Because He's a Dude"

Boeing Reaps Stimulus Millions to Clean Up Site It Was Fined for Polluting

New 2012 Ford Focus unveiled (pics)

Sarah Palin to contribute to Fox????

Mark Halperin's Greatest Hits

Jordanians question alliance with US after Humam al-Balawi’s CIA suicide bombing

Jordanians question alliance with US after Humam al-Balawi’s CIA suicide bombing

Tea Party Nation: Liberals Have Attacked And Are Uploading Porn To Our Site

Northwestern U. fights subpoena for grades of journalism students in the Medill Innocence Project

Al-Awlaki, the Translator of Jihad -- How Influential Is Yemen's Mystery Man?

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Did anybody see John Yoo on The Daily Show?

John McCain had planned to name Joe Lieberman as his Vice Presidential running mate.

Sarah Palin signs deal with Fox News

Jefferson's Proposition: Myth or Reality?

Conan O'Brien set to leave NBC

Palestinians find ancient coin hoard in Gaza

Sarah Palin is finished politically.

Bring Back the Signing Statement

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The White House Juices the Stimulus Jobs Creation Count

For orion007 (and anyone else who may have missed it): Egypt tombs suggest free men built pyramids

thank you all, I'm home, and happy new year DU'ers

"Strong on national defense, low taxes, small government, fiscal responsibility" DECODED here.

Do you think we, as a nation, have moved *substantially* forward on matters of race?

Catholic Bishops Activate 19,000 Churches to Stop Abortion in Health Care

Do you support Net Neutrality?

China faces growing gender imbalance

Ebonics and Harry Reid

Which MSNBC morning host blows goats

The best thing I've read on the Reid kerfuffle: It's not Harry Reid who should be apologizing

Study: Excess salt impairs bodily functions

Well I have to take back what I said earlier!

CBS poll: only 1 in 5 say HCR is "about right" for covering Americans & controlling costs, ins cos

Snap!

Is there anyone Jay Leno won't screw over ?

'Dead peasant' insurance extremely profitable

Harold Ford Considering A Run In New York. Series!!!

I am tired of Republicans promoting the double standard argument

Are things really getting better in Afghanistan?

Just GOT BACK FROM TEA PARTY PROTEST

Lawrence O'Donnell just slammed Morning Schmoe - but good!

"Selling Insurance Across State Lines" is Health Insurance Deregulation - OpenLeft

This one is not about what the PC term for a race is for a change

If the "no preexisting conditions" language IS taken out of the HRC, is there anything good left in?

The Sky is Not Falling: "Democrats luck out: Unelectable candidates quit in Connecticut and Colorado

Egyptian pyramids built by free men not slaves

Amazing how the Reid story pushed Rudy's lying out of the news.

California Woman Moves Her Money After Being Blocked From Her Own Account

Open Letter to the American People about the H1N1 Flu Vaccine

could be the biggest ego we've encountered in a long time

could be the biggest ego we've encountered in a long time

Where can I find information on the safety of the full body scanners?

Obama's pick to head internal intelligence review has history of CIA coverups, misdeeds

Obama's pick to head internal intelligence review has history of CIA coverups, misdeeds

Joan Walsh Nails It

John Yoo on TDS tonight.

Did you ever work on a farm?

ENOUGH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

General Stanley McChrystal: US Surge in Afghanistan Succeeding

General Stanley McChrystal: US Surge in Afghanistan Succeeding

Harry Reid's comments were racist.

Will union officials cave on Senate health insurance tax and House surtax on wealthy people?

Will union officials cave on Senate health insurance tax and House surtax on wealthy people?

Latest medical scam...

While we're at it, why don't we ask Biden to resign, too?

Some positive changes for the health care bill, or why Coakely needs to win next week...

Sarah Palin at Faux News?

Re. Palin: what would McCain's camp have done if they would have won?

Colonia History, and color of skin

End the Filibuster

End the Filibuster

We'd be speaking German today, if the internet & cable tv had been around during WWII

We'd be speaking German today, if the internet & cable tv had been around during WWII

Does Harold Ford take NYers to be idiots?

‘Avatar’ has a racist message?

Glee's Jane Lynch: Obama "a Huge Disappointment" on Gay Rights

Capitalism is a scam

The Iraq War Will Cost Us $3 Trillion, and Much More

OMG! Republicans are Photoshopping themselves to look EVEN WHITER!

NY Daily News: Bill Clinton told Ted Kennedy that Obama 'would be getting us coffee' a few years ago

Top Ten Feature Name suggestions for Palin's Faux News segment?

Since The Networks Won't Do It, Media Matters Will

Bobby Jindal's OFFICIAL portrait photo-shopped to make him look White (I'm not kidding) DiUp warning

DU Exclusive: Interview with Andy Worthington on Gitmo's 8th Birthday

Krugman Shoots the Messenger: Blames Wheeler, FDL for Fueling “Fake Scandal” over Gruber

Paul Krugman: Learning From Europe

"I can't imagine anybody under 100 years old using words negro

Central Florida's overnight forecast: "Your ton-ton will freeze before you reach the first marker!"

Activists go undercover to thwart puppy mills

AFL-CIO president blasts the "world view" that "has brought Democrats nothing but disaster"

Are you a meat eater or a vegetarian/vegan?

The TSA lied: naked-scanners can store and transmit images

Do you prefer white, caucausian, european-American or other?

Krugman Slams Firedoglake for Promoting "Fake" Obama Scandal

Is Palin Bi-Polar?

I Think We've Lost

Sagging Teabaggers protest at at Detroit Auto Show (their protest was a bust)

Saw a homeless man sitting on the corner today

No rest for Caravaggio, 400 years on

John Yoo on The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart coming up!

John Yoo on The Daily Show w/ Jon Stewart coming up!

Laminated Linen Protected Alexander the Great

Cruise ship selling the cabins for permanent residences

It's the Seventh Annual DU/Rocktivity LBN "You Call This NEWS?" Awards!

When will Mayor Bloomberg run for President?

Audiences experience 'Avatar' blues (become depressed, unhappy w/ humanity)

Archeologists discover 8,000-year-old building in Tel Aviv

Pope calls gay marriage an 'attack on creation'

Al Franken Pushes Military To Offer Emergency Contraception To Soldiers Abroad

Swine flu "false pandemic" for drugs firms to make billions: EU expert

DEAD PEASANT INSURANCE purchased by these 215 companies on their regular employees

Tax Cuts Killed California

John Yoo on Daily Show is CHILLING

John Yoo on Daily Show is CHILLING

Progressive Group Issues 'Deadline' for Woolsey to Withdraw Endorsement of 'War Hawk' Harman

So, now we're debating an excise tax? How far we have fallen.

Palin : wild and crazy mood swings that caused McCain staff to believe she was mentally unstable

Harry Reid is a piece of sh*t,

National Phone Blitz on Congress for real health care reform

Ted Olsen's opening statement via Sullivan. Knocks it out of the freaking park.

Ted Olsen's opening statement via Sullivan. Knocks it out of the freaking park.

Firefighters Rip Obama For Breaking Campaign Promise Over Cadillac Tax

breakingest: Palin resigns as FOX contributor

Poll: 7 in 10 Afghans support US forces

Morning Joe and Al Sharpton have the education problem solved. Fire the teachers.

We wouldn't be in the bloody mess we're in today had the BFEE respected Jimmy Carter.

We wouldn't be in the bloody mess we're in today had the BFEE respected Jimmy Carter.

Good News: Will We Hear It?

Good News: Will We Hear It?

The Healthcare Loophole: No discrimination against pre-existing conditions is out the window!

I just got back from my pharmacy. I'm in shock.

Welcome to the new Ice Age!!!!!!!!

Gibbs: Obama isn't campaigning for Coakley this week -- DEMS may LOSE 60th vote in Senate

Jeb Bush is Back

Throw away people...

I guess that people (Cheney) who catapult propaganda re: their administration

Congressional Black Caucus chairwoman - Barbara Lee - backs Reid

Congress Backed Obama in Record Way

Listening to the craziness on Morning talk shows.. I am happier each day about the President

NEWSWEEK: The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage

Petraeus: More security funds heading to Yemen, but not troops

Noticed how the MEDIA is talking to mainly RETHUGS about Reid

Gwen Ifill defended Reid this morning on NBC

You have to ask yourself why the voters of Nevada would vote out Reid--the most powerful senator.

Big Ed has been on for 30 min. and all he's talking about is FOOTBALL

Why all the FOCUS is on Reid in this book there's some damning quotes about Big Dog and Hillary

A Question from a Real Estate Salesman in Atlanta, Ga.

The Hillary Effect - "25 female ambassadors posted in Washington -- the highest number ever,"

**Rahm on MSNBC's New Morning Show, (Mon 9am Est)**

Blagojevich: "I'm Blacker than Obama!"

Do what you want and think what you want --but black and white pronouncements aren't too convincing

SHOCKER! Sarah Palin to join Fox News

TPM: Palin to Become Fox News Contributor

please give this poll some DU love......on the right hand side.

Watching "Inside the Vietnam War"

jefferson_dem appreciation thread!

Dear Mr. President and the dems that I have supported ...

The White House wants your participation in a live video chat!

Should "hater" be added to the list of unacceptable comments used on DU?

Nothing Ever Worth While Was Handed On A Silver Platter

A list of hateful things said about President Obama

Public Option

Notice there are people here posting threads supporting the mandate & cadillac tax but NOT the PO?

Memory Lane: Auma Obama in Iowa (Barack's Sister)

Palin finally gets a steady paycheck. Now she can packup and move to the big city, if she has to.

Once again, Obama defends Reid - Comments Were “Inartful” but Not “Mean-Spirited”

RE: Sen. Reid - Barbara Lee, Chairperson of the CBC speaks for me!

Why Isn't The 60 Minute Steve Schmidt Interview on Youtube?

NV-Sen, NV-Gov: Reid Steps In It

***HEADS UP*** Massachusetts Senate debate, LIVE on C-SPAN at 7pm EST.

OK-Gov: More Comfy Leads For Fallin

Hi, I’m Charlie Crist. And I’m running for U.S. Senate

McCain campaign discovered Palin on 'Google and youtube'

Obama rebukes senator's critics in race controversy

GM may reopen some factories to meet higher demand

White House: Obama Has 'Productive' Meeting With Labor Leaders

North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven to announce Senate bid

I don't care if Reid steps down

Sarah Palin could not pronounce 'nuclear' correctly

GOP Congressman Wants To Deport Every Iranian

After Bush, it will be a long time before Americans vote for another binary thinker... ignore Palin

Fiorina loans her Senate campaign millions

The HUGE difference is that Reid actually likes and supports minorities.......

Give me a moment here - why Sarah Palin is a threat, not a joke.

Excise Tax Rabbit Hole revision #387: No one claimed 80% of revenue would come from wage increases

It's not Harry Reid who should be apologizing

"Reid's words on race echo earlier ones by Obama."

AFL-CIO's Trumka warns Dems not to take workers for granted

Harry Reid's comments?

Senator Russ Feingold: I'm Open To Harry Reid Stepping Down As Majority Leader

How DARE they compare Reid's comment to Lott's!

State Sen Obama: We Must Eradicate The Slander That A Black Youth With A Book Is Acting White

Obama administration is considering imposing a fee on banks to help recover bailout costs.

Here's one for Cheney. CNN POLL: 65% Confident in Obama to Protect Country

I"m tired of everyone saying he/she is in "favor of gay marriage."

Authors: McCain aides worried that Palin was ‘mentally unstable’

Coakley up 15 - 17 points over Brown in Mass.

Bill Clinton and Blago's racist comments were more racist, but the media/GOP will only focus on Reid

Greenwald: "Political reporting" means "royal court gossip"

Oh man I need snacks STAT

So let it be written. So let it be done. I'm sent here by the chosen one.

Democrats did NOT force Lott to step-down as majority leader

TOON: This Modern World on Obama & Lieberman

Debunking the EPI on the excise tax

Of course Obama talks differently to different groups. So do most politicians.

Axelrod Looks Ahead

3:30 AM

Last week the repugs whined about Ed Shultz running for the Senate

Watchdog groups give Obama high marks on ethics and transparency

Fox News releases new marketing graphic for Sarah Palin's new show

Now Harold Ford Jr. backs gay marriage

Krugman thrown under "progressive" bus

Krugman thrown under "progressive" bus

The GOP 2012 Presidential Ticket Will Be....

Today's epic fail (Christian edition)

After a Decade,Sade returns...

Here is something I'd like to know

Handy Guide to the list of Republicans protesting Limbaugh calling Obama "the Magic Negro"

CBS POLL: Obama's Approval Rating Dips to New Low

Ladies and Gentlemen of DU ... PREEEEEEEE-SENTING ... Sarah Palin's VP for 2012 ...

Post a music video with or related to a comicbook superhero

Anybody loose these?

I'm a Christian suburbanite who likes Jay Leno. Ask me anything.

011110

While sitting in your computer chair...

It's always a refreshing thing to find out

Domestic Abuse Arrest Follows Packers Loss

Avatar's worth seeing a second time

Are virtual relationships taking precedence over real life relationships?

If you haven't seen this, watch it right fucking now.

Sarah Palin will be so prepped and scripted on Fox that she will look intelligent!

Obama meets union leaders over healthcare concerns

New Food Atrocity: the Bacon-Chicken Narwhal

Tell me your stories about running away

Good morning Lounge

Art critics: is this painting worth $1350 ?

Art critics: is this painting worth $1350 ?

The Cleveland Show: Balls Deep in Love

Julia Boorstin vs Melissa Theuriau

Simon leaving American Idol after 9th season

Memo to media: Statement attributed to Clinton in Game Change is not a direct quote

How many heads will roll with the Leno O'Brien fiasco?

Mike Malloy asks, "Is Barack Obama more powerful than God?"

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/11/09

Idiotic frakkin refs.

Cindy McCain's boyfriend and McCain's crazy fuck yous to his wife.

If you loose the collar, you can lose the dog.

Oh Phoebe, Phoebe, Phoebe, what were you thinking?

So I entered my statistics lab...

I love this short commercial that you wouldn't see if you didn't live in my part of WI

The New NBC Late Night Lineup!

A big THANK YOU to the anonymous DUer who donated...

Tannenbaum Goes Tannenvoooooooooom!!! New war on Xmas?

Wow it was in the 50's today, I really miss that cold weather we had.

Painfully unfunny Paul Reiser has his head firmly up Leno's ass

WHOO HOO! My daughter's on the front page for her Charity Break-A-Thon!!

Anybody tried Dr. Scholl's machine that tells you what kind of insoles you need?

Valencia La Traviata

When you're listening to an album, do you skip the crappy songs?

Britain's Tate unveils mislaid Blake etchings

Obama's winning streak on Capitol Hill "unprecedented". So much for 'he hasn't done anything'.

Need help with finding a singer's name who won lottery

I think I have the most affectionate cat in DU.

President Obama: Come Clean on "Buy an Economist" Scandal

President Obama: Come Clean on "Buy an Economist" Scandal

Resume gaffes

How come TV's don't "flip" any more? remember you used to have to adjust

We have a dance!.. .a prostitute ..love...desire

How do credit card flyer reward miles work

My newest podcasts have been posted

Again, Letterman did not get the Tonite Show

Sony Pictures informs Tobey Maguire that he can no longer do whatever a spider can

Sell me some babies with kittens on the side.

An old hs friend has shown up on FB. He's a photographer, check this out:

...seasons may change, winter to spring

This is so cool...a roll cloud

If I was a seagull, high in luff....

Sell me on having kittens

I believe in miracles...

Do you ever wear your underwear inside out so the tag does not dig in between your shoulder blades?

Great Grandmother has plastic surgery to look like Jessica Rabbit

PHOTOS - "Reality Check" - Carl's Jr. Six Dollar Cheeseburger AD photo VS. the REAL DEAL.

I have your nightmare for tonight ready for you

How am I supposed to get 60 hours of driving experience?

Best way to register a website/domain name?

Can someone please give me a medical diagnosis?

Maytag motor

White Denim

Oh, fuck me - is ANYONE actually surprised Mark Magwire used steroids?!

Could Democrats lose Ted Kennedy's senate seat? (Seattle PI)

Single Payer Healthcare

New Airport Security Check-in Procedures

Martha Coakley lead solid in Democratic poll

Question for baseball trivia buffs: who is the most (unintentionally) walked batter in MLB history?

So...what's your cat doing right now?

Have you ever sent dog poop to anyone, or had it sent to you?

In the Black World, Barack Obama is considered as a "Medium" complected Brother

How do you stay calm in the midst of the hurricane? I mean, figuratively.

Leno is sticking around way past his shelf life

Opera the fun way

I think I found the best peanut butter...

Chris Gaffney - Hickory Wind

If Your Cat Was The Same Size As You

Question about 3-D : If I go to the movie and find out that I can't use the

How much are people being paid to disagree with you?

Avatar - What would have happened in reality if a Corporation invades your planet

Sell me on having kids

Game Time

At church yesterday, my pastor said there was no Santa Claus

Coming March 9: "Valleys of Neptune" CD (12 unreleased Jimi Hendrix recordings)

Anyone been to Australia in the winter?

CONFESS!! Your secret unreasonable fears:

Red, Red Wine by UB40—I have a question--

Need help from teh Lounge, please

Did you ever hear of a private lake?

Is there anything better than watching two douchebag drivers slam into each other,

I completely disagree with the Unions on the excise tax

IKEA is going to sell cars...

Which countries (not USA) has the best dishes?

Dog senses earthquake...

Mexican businessmen killed in helicopter crash-media

For the unemployed, new job often means a pay cut

Kenya fishermen see upside to pirates: more fish

.NKorea calls for peace talks, end to sanctions

Ex-Police Official (Howard Safir) Backs Car Into Pregnant Woman

Views Improve Sharply in Afghanistan, Though Criticisms of the U.S. Stay High

UAE Royal Acquitted in Torture Trial

Supreme Court Could Slash Campaign Finance Laws

'The Tea Party Movement Is About To Be Hijacked'

Peter Robinson stands aside as First Minister

Peter King won't challenge Kirsten Gillibrand

Transportation boss lauds US investment in autos

Hearing Set for Man Who Allegedly Entered Sebelius Office

British troops 'tortured Iraqi woman'

WTO Panel to Look Into US Tariffs on Chinese Tires

NATO: 6 foreign troops killed in Afghan fighting

Egyptian pyramids built by free men not slaves

'Bush sold Arab states arms in violation of deal with Israel'

In Hasan (Fort Hood Shooting) case, superiors ignored their own worries

Early Poll Points to Risks for Patrick (Dem. Mass. Governor)

(Former Gov) Spitzer Criticizes Gillibrand As Choice For Senator

Wall Street bonuses in Cuomo's sights

Groundbreaking gay marriage trial starts in California

Trumka Blames The Senate, Republicans And Some Democrats For Controversial Health Care Tax

McCain aide: Palin believed candidacy 'God's plan'

(Politico) Exclusive: Iran offers nuke fuel deal

VW shows off new hybrid coupe concept

VW shows off new hybrid coupe concept

McGwire apologizes to La Russa, Selig

ESolar lands massive 2,000-megawatt deal in China

Opposition wins Croatia presidency

Anne Frank diary guardian Miep Gies dies aged 100

Israel plans wall for Egypt border

Sarah Palin takes Fox News commentator job

SEC expands charges against BofA

AOL to lay off up to 1,200 workers to reach target

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday January 11

Mayor Bloomberg Adamant As City Health Department Set To Release Draft Guidelines Suggesting Salt In

APNewsBreak: Increase in suicide rate of vets

NH tax evader gets 37 years on weapons charges

Chile gains entry into OECD

Shallow quake hits off Taiwan

Doubts cast on H1N1 scare

AIG, autos offset Treasury bank bailout profits

Venezuela Debt Rating Outlook Raised to Stable by S&P

US court hears apartheid appeal

Countries re-think swine flu vaccine orders

NJ Legislature approves medical marijuana bill

Anne Frank diary guardian Miep Gies dies aged 100

US Banks Brace For Firestorm As Bonus Payouts Due

(UK) 1million households use credit card to cover mortgages or rent

Exclusive: Obama budget likely to include (as yet undetermined) fee on banks to help taxpayers

GM may reopen some factories to meet higher demand

Hoeven ends suspense, enters Senate race

Blagojevich: 'I'm blacker than Barack Obama'

Federal Reserve Seeks to Protect U.S. Bailout Secrets

Few (2 people) show up for (Tea Party) protest at Detroit auto show

Anne Frank diary guardian Miep Gies dies aged 100

Federal Judge Orders Release of Sealed Court Papers in Blackwater Case

Ford announces Michigan investment

Supreme Court blocks broadcast of trial on Calif. ban of gay marriage

Prices Soar on Drugs

Sarah Palin to Contribute to Fox "News"

CNN Poll: Majority confident Obama can handle terrorism (two thirds of Americans)

White House: Obama Has 'Productive' Meeting With Labor Leaders

(Tony Blair's Communications Chief) Alastair Campbell had Iraq dossier changed to fit US claims

Gasoline prices zip toward $3 mark

China says missile defense system test successful

Feingold Criticizes Reid, Declines to Endorse Him as Leader

Study: Youth now have more mental health issues

Poll: 7 in 10 Afghans support U.S. forces

Body scanners can store, send images, group says

Body scanners can store, send images, group says

Venezuela protests to US on claimed air incursion

Gen. Stanley McChrystal Says Tide Is Turning in Afghanistan

STIMULUS WATCH: Unemployment unchanged by projects

A Nation of Hunkered-Down Homebodies

The Americanization of Mental Illness

Chris Hedges: Wall Street Will Be Back For More

ICE Officials Accused of Covering Up Immigrant Deaths in Detention

The Religious Case for Moving Your Money Where Your Heart Is

Disposable Army: Civilian Contractors in Afghanistan and Iraq

Can They Do That? How You Get Screwed at Work

Sarah and Her Tribe NY REVIEW OF BOOKS

Mexican woman tells of ordeal with cross-border child traffickers

Ontario man who owned exotic animals mauled to death by 300 kg pet tiger

Republicans, nice to know you care so much about those you've been trying to keep from voting for so

Harold "Flip-Flop" Ford now in favor of marriage equality

Groundbreaking gay marriage trial starts in Calif

Ollie North: Shocked

Comcast Launches ‘TV Everywhere’: Say Goodbye to Free Web TV

Learning From Europe

Unemployment: The 2010 Time Bomb

Can You Help Me End the Filibuster?

The Most Stunning Revelation in Too Big Too Fail (AIG had a secret room stashed full of bonds)

America slides deeper into depression as Wall Street revels

AFL-CIO's Trumka warns Dems not to take workers for granted

Trent Lott Comes to the Defense of Harry Reid

Mr. Smith Rewrites the Constitution (that unconstitutional filibuster)

LA Times: Giving corporations an outsized voice in elections

Carbon Market Nonsense

The Myth of Recovery

Learning From Europe

Can a new era of affordable housing be created from the wreckage of failed luxury real estate?

Obama as "New Democrat"

The US as a great warrior tribe

North Korea's Kim: 'I Don't Understand Why There's a Sarah Palin'

Taking Tea with the Lizards (Joe Bageant)

The Growth of Citizen Co-Ops Is a Positive Development As Corporations Fail Us in Every Way

It's not Harry Reid who should be apologizing

Senators boost Hanabusa

White House: Obama Has 'Productive' Meeting With Labor Leaders

My God! What Is Dick Cheney Hiding?

My God! What Is Dick Cheney Hiding?

Mawkish, maybe. But Avatar is a profound, insightful, important film

NADER ON DORGAN RETIREMENT: The Last of the Prairie Populists

US combat plane stationed at the military base in Curaçao violated Venezuelan airspace

Six Months To Live? (James Howard Kunstler)

Here's To You, Mrs(Iris)Robinson

Doubts cast on H1N1 scare

Only Eleven More Days To Go

US 'in danger of economic relapse'

Cheer Up! Get Up! Stand Up!

Thom Hartmann - Blackwater...murder for hire? with Jeremy Scahill

Dylan Ratigan Upbraids Geithner on AIG Emails, Fannie/Freddie Uncapping

TYT comments on skinny and plus-sized models (Ihavenobias's first appearance!)

God's Plan???

Egyptian pyramids built by free men not slaves

Recycled water pipe turned on in South Australia

Wall Street Journal: States Want Delay on (Federal) Emission Rules

'It's like a death watch' (clear evidence many Canadian species in decline)

CNN: World warming to greener train travel

Drumbeat: January 11, 2010

Jessica Biel, Emile Hirsch, and Alexandra Cousteau Climbing Kilimanjaro - Day 5

"Like A Deathwatch" - Canadian Species Crash, But Legally Protected Status Hard To Come By

UK: National Grid appeals for more gas as imports fail to arrive

Chilean Water Authority Files Legal Block Against Barrick Over Planned Mine's Threat To Glaciers

Globally, 2009 fifth warmest year on record

UC Boulder Study - Sub-Alpine Forests In W. US Will Absorb Less Carbon As Warming Proceeds, Not More

Oil rises above $83 amid strong Chinese demand

Nissan Selects AeroVironment for Leaf Chargers

ESolar Lands Whopper Contract For Solar Thermal in China

Ecousable is sponsoring an exploration of the North Atlantic Gyre

Corn Ethanol's Subsidy Glut

Put some coal ash on your cereal!.... After all, coal ash is “completely benign.”

A breath of fresh air: Obama’s amazing first year

The Biggest Control Knob: Carbon Dioxide in Earth's Climate History

Butterflies Reeling From Impacts of Climate and Development

ESolar lands massive 2,000-megawatt deal in China

Arctic Tundra is Being Lost As Far North Quickly Warms

(Canadians believe) Climate change bigger threat than terrorism: Poll

VW shows off new hybrid coupe concept

US ethanol potential may now exceed US gasoline consumption

Freak irukandji jellyfish stings fairly frequent (and they're moving south)

As Mt. Rainier's Glaciers Recede, Destabilized Slopes Fill Streams, Block Roads W. Debris & Mud

California company to make bio-ammonia fertilizer from corn cobs

Leading climate scientist challenges Mail on Sunday's use of his research

Commuters are leaving mass transit for their cars, and they have their reasons

Pope denounces failure to forge new climate treaty

Would someone please critique my CO2 scrubber/air filter?

Dead heat: Melbourne endures record-equalling overnight temperatures

Fuel blenders got $3.3 Bil for blending ethanol in 2007. Gas prices were 15% lower saving $82 Biln

Nuclear physicist Arthur Rosenfeld retires this week.

Chernobyl nuclear accident: figures for deaths and cancers still in dispute

It takes 2.7 gal of water to make 1 gal of Ethanol! How much water to make a gal of gas? 92.5 gals

Cleveland Browns to hire Eagle's GM Tom Heckert

Way to go MALI way to go!

Don't let the bad guys win. Let Togo compete!

Was someone talking about Frisco never winning a World Series...

Great music video by LaDanian Tomlinson

Packer fans I feel your pain

McGwire apologizes to La Russa, Selig

December 28, 1975 - NFC Divisional Playoff Game

Challenge accepted: Carroll signs five-year deal to coach Seahawks

The Dallas Cowboys vs the Stupid Vikings

Mark McGwire admits steroids use

Haiti: Elections Without Voters

BOLIVIA: Evo Morales, the Best Ally of the Middle Class

US Drug War or Curacao Contact? DEA Agents, Framing Venezuela, Dirty Honduran Military Officers and

Venezuela Debt Rating Outlook Raised to Stable by S&P

Israel plans wall for Egypt border

Israel-Turkey relations deteriorate as FM seeks to recall envoy in Ankara

Someone's been busy...

Two shot, one killed in Ballarat, Australia this weekend

BBC: Armed police patrols in London targeted gun crime

Store Owner Justified in Shooting of Burglary Suspect

Today in Labor History Jan 11 “Bread & Roses” textile strike of 32,000 women and children begins

Our union is winning!

W Post: Saints' quarterback Drew Brees weighs in on NFL's Supreme Court case

Fire extinguisher emboldens criminal in Texas

Supreme Court Throws Gay Marriage Opponents a Temporary Bone

Gay Couple Survives Lynching, Goes Awol

Have you or a friend ever been fired from your job for being gay?

Hateful Anti-Gay Irish Politician Iris Robinson, 60, to resign for adulterous affair with teenager

GLBTQ?

Fundies want to pass out "The Advocate" in schools!

Dedicated Page for Prop 8 Trial Coverage (including videos as they become available)

NEWSWEEK: The Conservative Case for Gay Marriage

mo lap, I nap

Giant Database of Periodic Tables

Nephew in Afghanistan

First post....I'm nervous

Quantum Computer Measures Energy in Molecular Hydrogen

Deciphering the Chatter of Monkeys

she almost fits in there

***Official Perry v. Schwarzenegger Thread***

if you use flickr, you will love this

Greatest archaeological finds of the year

Six Months To Live? By James Howard Kunstler

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/11/09

"Through the vistas of the years every age but our own seems glamorous and golden.

Fate Weaving

11:11 on 01-11-10

Synchronicity????

My old neighbor is getting foreclosed upon.

Ed Dames is a birther!

Retired professor applies search technology to huge reform effort!

Swine flu's impact shifts during second wave, study finds

Will Overhaul Put the Brakes on Health Care Costs?

Light Hurts Even Blind Migraine Sufferers, Study Reveals How

More Evidence That Autism Is a Brain 'Connectivity' Disorder

Seaweed used to treat Alzheimer's

Pomegranate Compounds May Prevent Breast Cancer Growth

Mail order meds-still targeted or under the radar...

OK, we've learned that the RDA for Vitamin D was set too low and that

Law Schools Resist Proposal to Assess Them Based on What Students Learn

The Detroit Federation of Teachers' Contract: The Worst Ever?

Teacher certification prestigious but too costly, Rhee says

Michelle Rhee

Allah - The Word

The origin of current species - how did it happen?

Dr. Dino's prayer request answered...

Another wonderful Fanny Farmer cake recipe.

Cornish pasties...

WHAT'S COOKIN'? Week of January 10th ************************

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