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Archives: January 2, 2010

Best films of 2009 and the decade (one critic's opinion)

Best films of 2009 and the decade (one critic's opinion)

Media Torture supporters twisting and shouting

Russia 'plans to stop asteroid'

For-Profit NYC Charter skims 30% of budget in "management fees"

Freedom of Choice Act-Swiftboated by Huckabee?

Montana paves way for assisted suicide

Senegal President Wade apologises for Christ comments

GE slashes workers' health benefits

Blue Dog PAC Lends Vulnerable Members a Hand

Blue Dog PAC Lends Vulnerable Members a Hand

Dumb Criminal - Bank Robber appeared on TV show Deadliest Catch

Fmr. Bush Official on TSA Vote: 'We've Got to Move on Beyond the Union Issues'

Picturing the Past 10 Years (INFOGRAPHIC) view!

Mobile App To Lead Illegal Immigrants To Safety, Spark Huge Debate

The new 'threat level' system:

Credit markets had a stellar year in 2009, with records shattered-key was government support

What government agency is going to be used to enforce

What government agency is going to be used to enforce

And Minnesota's most disgusting politician is......n't Michele Bachmann?

For Lack of a Bot, a Plane Was nearly Lost:

Calvin & Hobbes: New Year's Resolutions:

United Health stock continues slow decline

I just created a "Hey, Dick Cheney, STFU!" facebook page

Iraq to sue ex-Blackwater guards

Leprechauns Are Poisoning Our Water Supply! *snarf*

Weird? True? Then It Happened in Florida

Everywoman - Iraqi Women

50 million Americans are illegally abusing prescription medication

Russia: Turkey, Georgia, UAE finance Caucasus terrorists

Volcano erupts in eastern Congo, official says

Thanks to Bush and the Republicans: A lost decade for U.S. economy, workers

'Suspicious' Christmas ornament diverts plane to Nashville....

Progress.

The Horrors of Socialized Medicine

A lost decade for U.S. economy, workers

AlterNet: Murderous Xe Services* (Blackwater) Thugs Get Off ... Aren't They "Enemy Combatants"?

Never worked a day in your life? Just a grifter? No problem

The nature of our government.

Any bets that the Danes try the Somalian who

Amazing Job Dems!

US military meeting recruitment goals w/ video games & comic books!

Dana Milbank on Glenn Beck: "the first true demagogue of the information age"

In this new year, I want to thank DU and DU'ers for not taking

Climate Activists Arrested at Home for 2 month old minor trespass charges

Are people really still talking about the non-bombing from last week?

Help!! Links needed!!

Lake Superior State University 2010 List of Banished Words

Privatizing the commons: Cali law gave for-profit charters building titles, public construction $$$

Karzai Choices for Afghan Cabinet Mostly Rejected

Northwest Airlines to be eliminated, Delta to remove all NWA logos

The Degrading effects of Terrorism fears

While the Fox/Time Warner drama was on, it turned out that very quietly, Foodtv went away on

where are the teabaggers? the government takeover of our airports doesn't seem to faze them

Southern Baptist professor says "a submissive wife might be forced to "suffer wrong."

House fire kills 5 in rural MO on New Year's Eve

Chicago:Man's Death Is Fourth Related To Cold This Winter

How we got to where we are today?

My Email Resolutions

Millimeter Radio-wave scanners are likely TOO SLOW to scan all passengers so it looks as

The History Channel is busy conflating economic problems and the ME conflicts with

A New Year's Resolution for Activists

Blame Game Backfiring on Republicans?

Tweety: "I‘m waiting for the terrorist who knows kung fu that gets on an airplane without a weapon"

Don McCanne's quote of the day, the NYT doesn't get it (healthcare) PNHP

Don McCanne's quote of the day, the NYT doesn't get it (healthcare) PNHP

CNN: After losing $3+ billion in 2008 Q4, Goldman Sachs on track to lavish $21 billion on workers

The conservative mind .... musings of a party goer

Limbaugh: "I don't think there's one thing wrong with the United States health system."

Limbaugh: "I don't think there's one thing wrong with the United States health system."

China, control of REEs and Green Technology

germany: 40 million people under control. "'Monster' German employee database goes online"

I think the time has come DU has a security check like the airports.

for all coast to coast fans... what is in the tree?

bu$h* kept us safe for seven months, President Obama has already kept us safe for 11 months

Limbaugh in Hawai`i - a view *from* Hawai`i

Ya know what really makes me nuts? The poll where Palin and Clinton are essentially equal.

Haskells continue to defend story: The Man In Orange and the Merry Go Round of Ron Smith

Freeps: Limbaugh is "a perfect conserative man"

Freedom

Useful website Worldometers

No soldiers were killed in Iraq in December - the first month since 2003

Unreal Freeper post. Freeper encounters family in crisis, confusion abounds, liberals to blame.

how would johnny mccain have handled the christmas terror attempt were he president?

Six Years on Mars

'Limbaugh: The Musical' To Play In Chicago

What the media are not telling the American people and why?

This guy working for the CIA who blew up the 7 CIA agents

Do you tip hotel maids, and if so, how much?

Bible scholar laughs at notion world will end in 2012. He says it will end on May 21, 2011.

Stupidest products part II

Rush Limbaugh's Heart Scan Leaked

One uncomfortable explanation for our economic condition...

AlterNet: Mega Giant Corporations Are Very Bad for America

Maybe it's crazy but I'm worried about the MA Senate race (Jan 19)

Is The Government Misrepresenting Unemployment By 32%?

Remote Area Medical article in our local paper (We're #37!)

All of George Bush's fuck ups are now the fault of Barack Obama

so what is the word about the underwear bomber?

New Jersey Nets' Devin Harris estimates 75% of NBA players own guns

I'm a practicing Catholic .. pretty leftist, all in all. Would love to answer DU questions

American Mantra: Free Market Capitalism and Obama

Remarks by the President (Dubya) on Homeownership (2002)

Chertoff's hands in the cookie jar...what he's not mentioning...

Skeletor Chertoff rears his ugly head

"China's economy in the early 2000s was like America's in the early 1930s"

WaPo - "New credit rules could make for a happier 2010 for consumers"

Senators as Presidents.

What are the odds this isn't true?

Reconciling the bible, homosexuality, and liberalism

Shooting Hancuffed Students

We've got a live one. Praising Limbaugh and blaming 9/11 on Clinton

Abortions rose in Illinois in 2008

Bloggers mock Chris Matthews’ fear of ‘kung fu’ terrorists

Other people

Banks Roll Out New Check, Card Fees

IT IS FUCKING COLD HERE IN VA!

Hackers mimic Huffington Post's Twitter feed

Trivial tidbit on a snowy day

Stupidest product of 2010 and it's only January 2nd

Another Homophobic Racist GOP Pig gets caught tweeting! "Mike Perry" MN

Two charts, one reality. Well unless you have Panglossian Disorder

Threats to suicide bombers do not work. They want to die

Cities, counties take back corporate tax breaks

People can change, when confronted with themselves (Inside Skinner's Box)

Let's bring back the best of the 1950s!

That well known socialist, Richard Nixon, called

Well there you have it - Rush Limbaugh says there's nothing wrong with HC in America...

Cities, counties take back corporate tax breaks

Time Warner, Fox Strike Cable Deal

Politico practices JOURNALISM! Bad Newsweek, bad

Yemeni air attacks on 'al-Qaida fighters' risk mobilising hostile tribes

Trapped in the nightmare

Let's talk about medical over treatment

Carcieri's communication director Robitaille mulls run for RI governor

Do you think that your state should have age requirements for political office ?

And you thought your family was dysfunctional

DNA bill finds growing support (Wisconsin)

Lessons of a weekend of free health care

Should Military Academies Drop Congressional Nomination Requirement?

Martha, Mary, Ernesto and the Coup d'Etat Mentality

Peru's mountain people face fight for survival in a bitter winter

Tibetan 'living Buddha' Phurbu Tsering jailed by China

Did U.S. forces murder school boys last week in Kunar Province? Maybe.

Mika B. fell down the stairs carrying her 4 monthold baby and how it changed her life.

Prisoners used to shovel snow-bound US capital

shocking...pat buchanan thinks Obama didn't respond to terror 'attempt' soon enough

Won't Somebody Please Think of the Bankers?

Biblical scholar's date for rapture: May 21, 2011

Want to know who is really suffering from unemployment?

Former WaPo Ombudsman Deborah Howell Dies in Car Accident

What / who is al-Qaeda?

Irish atheists challenge blasphemy law

Obama’s Af-Pak War is Illegal

WSJ: American Airlines Mishaps Spur Federal Review

Are we improving, do you think, and have we any hope our future’s not our past?

Happy New year - A fun poem looking back on Twenty O'Nine

Washington Post: ZERO net job creation in the first decade of the new millenium

Starbucks to Settle NLRB Complaint After String of Legal Losses in 2009

Toronto is Brrr.

Turning the tables....(TOON)

White House Adviser Briefed in October on Underwear Bomb Technique

Candidate for Las Vegas office charged in New Year's incident (armed & intoxicated)

Tim Hortons' Trash Pickup? Future Shop Emergency Medical Service?....Winnipeg's looking for sponsors

Campaign to Legalize Democracy: Letter to the President

U.S. Lawyers Knew About Legal Pitfalls in Blackwater Case

The right-wing loonies in the local paper are REALLY delusional today.

Fugg you Kathleen Parker

Fugg you Kathleen Parker

Rick Warren raised $2.4 million so far

Modeling Swiss Health Care - CBS Evening News

Psychiatrist Sees Her Heroism as Just Doing ‘Right Thing’

Did Limbaugh fake a heart attack?

Did Limbaugh fake a heart attack?

Goldman's offshore deals deepened global financial crisis

Goldman's offshore deals deepened global financial crisis

Should the FCC fine everyone attending the Kentucky / Louisville game?

Should the FCC fine everyone attending the Kentucky / Louisville game?

Malawi 'gay wedding' couple deny indecency charges

Sunday talk shows

this is what was spun into the Obama anti gun rights MYTH... >>Link>>

The Failure of the Culture Wars

Old man, who the hell are you going to kill next?

Old man, who the hell are you going to kill next?

GPS-led travel goes amiss; 3 Ore. parties rescued

GPS-led travel goes amiss; 3 Ore. parties rescued

Obama Mortgage Rescue Program Seen As Failing, Possibly Making Things Worse

Many thanks to the moderators.

I'm more convinced than ever that there is a vast right wing conspiracy to

"Go Solar" bumper sticker on the back

Obama’s Royal Scam and The Iron Fist Of Rahm

Obama’s Royal Scam and The Iron Fist Of Rahm

Cover Of The Year: The Portland Mercury

Cover Of The Year: The Portland Mercury

When Ted Kennedy died and went to heaven...

Albion W. Tourgee: The ideological antecedents of Rush Limbaugh

1805-page Kennedy-assassination book published

When Ted Kennedy died and went to heaven (Part 2).

Glaring Hypocrisy by Right-Wing Repukes

'They kept pumping bullets into us'

Serfdom or Al Qaeda - Which threatens YOU YOURSELF more?

American Society of Civil Engineers Structural Report Card for America..

Increased US military involvement in Yemen could boomerang

Get in line- I want DU kisses for my 50th birthday.

i'd prefer Hillary to petraeus

UK's drinking culture is straining health care system

UK's drinking culture is straining health care system

Albion W. Tourgee: the beginnings of Democratic timidity

Do you think we have to be perfect in preventing terrorist attacks? Is it necessary to spend all

Long arm of law reaches into World of Warcraft

Communities clawback corporate tax breaks with non-hiring companies

What is intersectionality and why is it important?

Watch Sicko online free:

31DEC09: GOP senators get earful on health reform

Woah. The biggest news story in 2009, and I almost missed it.

Catalonia votes to ban bullfighting

I ask for you help in my on-going attempt to understand why we are in Afghanistan

Is this a "Struggle between Left & Right" or Corporations vs: Working Class

No U.S. combat-related deaths in Iraq in December

No U.S. combat-related deaths in Iraq in December

How Cheney Made America A Torture Nation, Ctd

AP: Hilda Solis’ Approach is a Departure From the Policies of Predecessor Elaine Chao

tim tebow

I can't decide what this man's punishment should be for this 'stunt' with his daughter:

Snakes On a Winnebago

My WW2 vet Grandfather still calls Taiwan

Will Obama move more leftward once Health Care "Reform" is passed?

The bitterness and insanity in the right-wing.

A brand new year, and huffington post using the same Obama bashing articles that it used last year

Should Congress act to force a tournament to replace the BCS?

Should Congress act to force a tournament to replace the BCS?

Daily Kos Weekly Tracking Poll: Obama Approval Increases to 56

Daily Kos Weekly Tracking Poll: Obama Approval Increases to 56

Court: Freedom From Religion Foundation Can Sue Over S.C. School Religious Education

Temperature Poll: How cold is it right now?

Survivor of 1906 SF quake dies at age 107

caption...?

It takes a lot to knock me backwards..but it has officially happened.. a friend is a teabagger

Irish atheists challenge blasphemy law

Three Approved GMOs Linked to Organ Damage

So, the president has linked the failed plane bomber with 'al-Qaeda' in Yemen

The Nation (5/21/2001) - "Bush's Faustian Deal With the Taliban" - Prescient? Ironic?

The unofficial, unsanctioned, and unsolicited SalmonChantedEvening appreciation thread.

The Atlantic: Colbert "pulled his punches" at the White House Correspondent's Dinner..

Waiting for Armageddon

There has been zero net job creation since December 1999.

DU needs an Ap

In Spain, a Soaring Jobless Rate for Young Workers

SF Examiner separates fact from fiction: "Blaming Barack Obama for eight years of George W.Bush"

Some things I didn't know about McDonalds

Why do they call it "The Great Depression" and not just "The Depression"?

Nigeria doctor 'impregnated girls and sold the babies'

When We Grew Up Children Played Outside! And Adults Had Pubic Hair!

The Bush-Cheney Economy

My mother's trip to the ER with chest pains...

Without firing a shot, China gains control of much of Iraq's southern oil fields

Without firing a shot, China gains control of much of Iraq's southern oil fields

Guardian UK: Shafting democracy in Canada

'American soldiers are waking up.' You have to see this video

'American soldiers are waking up.' You have to see this video

2010 situation grows more difficult for Democrats

50 years ago today, John F. Kennedy began his run for the White House

A four year old boy was killed while sitting in church with his mother on New Years.

Hundreds of cars torched in France at New Year

How do teachers discipline children in this day and age?

Ayftozä lefpom ayngaru nìwotx!

An MSM story about the killed Afghanistan kids:complete with local's names!!!

Debit card versus credit card: Several points to consider

What is the hold up on repealing Dont ask Dont Tell

Limbaugh says he's OK

This Is Your Country on Drugs

This Is Your Country on Drugs

Limbaugh fakes heart-attack in order to push political agenda

This Is Your Country on Drugs

This Is Your Country on Drugs

Zero job creation since December 1999 .... Why?

As an older boomer I now feel like such a failure

State-Level Data Show Recovery Act Protecting Millions From Poverty

Pressure rises to stop antibiotics in agriculture

"Centrism" is the creation of an inaccurate self-serving metaphor, and it is time to bury it.

NYT: Living on Nothing but Food Stamps

Best standing ovation I ever saw given, and for a kind of performance few ever appreciate

Yes, Shooting Handcuffed Children

Glenn Beck cartoon

Poor and Sick in America

The Walmartization of Retailing

Gender War Is Over, If You Want It

Late-night teens 'face greater depression risk'

What an anti-climax: G-spot is a myth

"The Office" is on WHAT channel??!!??

Paloma Faith

Roy Orbison

my new profile photo

Frankly, the story just doesn't ring true

A Wii or a PS3?

We've had a major containment breach down here... We're dying like flies!

Did you know that Japanese militarists tried to murder Charlie Chaplin in 1932?

This must be at Olive Garden:

If you woke up tomorrow with Normalman's powers

Jesus, I gotta stay out of GD..

Anyone remember the Johnathan Winters skit about the Indian?

I am the World's Most Dangerous_______________

I miss San Francisco....

I'm sorry to say this but the Na'vi are flat out screwed.

For Odin2005: The annotated thermometer

Calvin & Hobbes: New Year's Resolutions:

How much is a lot?

Let's get it on!

"Ain't seen the light since I started this band, so MCA...get on the mic, my man..."

YouTube - Jimi Hendrix, Stockholm 1967, "The Wind Cries Mary"

YouTube - ZZ Top, Rockpalast 1980, "Jesus Just Left Chicago"

YouTube - The REAL Alice In Chains, "Would?", from Later With Jools Holland, 1993

Have you, you know, done... it during the new year yet? Well did you...

A Tim Horton's bagel with cream cheese and turkey with Vernors

Heart: Dog and Butterfly

I was stoked when an MMJ dispensery opened up three blocks

Ever see this 11-year old kid play the Blues?

Alright, line it up right here: Who did I piss off around here today and why?

Say when.

Was disappointed to see Lloyd Kaufman was a Globam Warming denier.

Baby animals are genetically evolved to elicit a sympathetic response

There's a freeware Dashboard widget for Solitaire

IF you woke up tomorrow with Stefanie Powers...

Crib solution when space is at a premium

You Tube - Paul Hardcastle, "Desire"

YouTube - Glen Campbell, the original 1969 promo film for "Wichita Lineman"

YouTube - Glen Campbell, "Wichita Lineman," LIVE on "Later With Jules Holland" (2008)

Favorite literary murderous protagonist

Tenessee Driver passes out, meth lab in back seat

Hey! Can you see why this song would be loved by hard of hearing people

girl spawn should sleep with one eye open

I just want to declare to the world

YouTube - REM, "Wichita Lineman" (1994)

DUPE!

Creed from the Office is of the coolest guys to ever walk the earth

One year ago, to this very day, my tomcat mixed it up with one of my bunnies. You doubt it?

Stupid criminal of the day...

How we know British television doesn't have Standards and Practices departments

for the first time in 4 weeks we went to the movie. THE BLIND SIDE is awesome

If you woke up tomorrow with Lieberman's powers, what would you do?

It's -26F here in Fargo right now. That's air temperature, not wind chill.

Sky Masterson or Bat Masterson

#*@*@*@ OFFiCIAL THREAD #^@*&@)****

Die of cuteness here:

So I have to say, Beatles Rock Band is the most amazing game ever

bottled my beer today.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/2/09

I finally got to play my own "Modern Warfare 2" game for the first time.

this might just make me donate

Introducing my brand new Soundcloud photo. Tell me what you think

Happy Perihelion Day!

J xbou up ejf

IF you woke up tomorrow with Superman's Powers... .

YouTube - Gram Parsons & The Flying Burrito Bros, "Hot Burrito #2," live @ the Avalon Ballroom 1969

Here's something you guys might find... amusing....

YouTube - Iron Maiden, original Paul Di'Anno lineup, "Women In Uniform"

Something just went 'thump' in my chimney. Loudly.

I will see your Glen Campbell and raise you a Kris Kristofferson ...

I will see your Glen Campbell AND Kristofferson and raise you a Glen Tilbrook

I miss Santa Barbara

Run a Lounge thread title through Translation Party.

Damn I may just have to throw some more money at DU.

YouTube - Soundgarden scorches the living "F" outta The Beatles' "Come Together"

I got a wireless router for Christmas

Lawyer most expected to come out on top in a knife fight: Perry Mason or Rumpole of the Bailey?

5 things You Never Knew Your Cell Phone Could Do!

Thing Updated Just In Time

When your "user's post count" next to your name switched to "over 1000" did you feel kinda sad?

"Satan expected to practice with Bruins Sunday"

Ok, talk to me about electronic cigarettes.

YouTube - James Taylor, "Wichita Lineman"

Have they updated that thing yet?

What was the weirdest thing you actually saw with your own 2 eyes

If someone emails me and I post his/her email in a blog, is it illegal?

Best 60s-70s Sitcom House

Any song with "heaven" in the title can be improved by replacing it with "Kevin".

Why is renting a new apartment...

..

My Grandmother is back at the ER

-31 Actual temp here this morning

My indoor kitty found a rip in the fabric of space and time and nearly gave me a heart attack

So we have this damned neighborhood cat that's adopted us

My aunt has been watching Have Gun Will Travel on cable, looks like Paladin had a nice butt.

A snow shoveler's diary

My cousin is removing her kids from their "Christian" school this month

Here in Saint Paul, it has warmed up to -12 degrees.

Warmest and Coldest Temps you've experienced

Who would you like to smack upside the head?

Who would you like to smack upside the head?

IT IS FUCKING COLD HERE IN VA!

Screw you guys, I'm goin' home

Any Duers play Earth Eternal?

Which major sport would be most improved by allowing players to carry firearms?

After watching a National Parks dumentary segment, this quote sounds like a Fox News question

"The war in Iraq had nothing to do with 9/11"

Come on did Limballs really say his hospital stay proves the health care in this country is fine

Rush "Oxycontin" Limbaugh inadvertently makes the case for health care reform

Senator Hatch joins RW in grasping at straws on health care reform

I hope I never have to say Obama is as bad as Bush

'Snowbama' time in Hawaii

OK - don't be too surprised but Pres Obama "can talk about banana cream pie for a really long time".

White House Adviser Briefed in October on Underwear Bomb Technique

OH LORD!!!!! Obama according to the media is tanking

So the rethugs are bashing Obama for not saying THE WAR ON TERROR

There was no net job growth in last decade.

IMO, Rush was looking for a friendly staff member or an unlocked office containing a copy of

Biggest political battle of 2010?

"I got the SnowBama"

2010 should be a titanic election year

Official Army History: Bush Administration Neglected Afghan War, Diverted Resources to Iraq

A little update on Newsweek story re Obama briefing - in case anyone needed a clarification:

As Obama continue to lose the base

Soft on terror? Not this president!! (Washington Post)

I've just started the Atkins diet. I had steak, cauliflower and salad for dinner. Ask me anything!

Was Obama being disingenuous when he campaigned against the mandate

Hawaii considering new holidays, parks to honor Obama

Apparently, Senator Hatch has not read the text of the individual mandate (or...he's just fibbing)

Why the Press Corps would DESTROY Palin is she's the GOP nominee

How would you recognize a terrorist threat?

Claire McCaskill says..

Somehow I don't think that arguing the mandate is constitutional because its a tax increase

Oooh! getting a little snow on the top there (PIC)

Obama should go visit Limbaugh while he's in the hospital.

WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU SAW THESE TWO TRYING TO BOARD A PLANE?

Blame Game Backfiring on Republicans?

Too bad for the nimrods on the right..but letting those tax cuts for the uber rich

"Health bill would leave millions uninsured"

A little info that didn't make it into the MSM: my daughter is a civil engineer

What do you think the results of the 2010 house elections will be?

And SO What did you do on your Christmas Vacation?

The underpants bomb guy got on a plane oversees right? So what could Obama do about that?

K&R if you are happy that Obama is rising in the polls!

At the airport

Question for DUers: Why do the Republicans consider the Ft. Hood attacks as a terror attack, and

Pete Seeger didn't naysay and complain. He ORGANIZED and ACTED. (Read On)

How many people realize that ARRA and TARP are two entirely different bills?

He Failed. Right. Do They Realize that?

The Democrats, unlike 1994, already got the wake-up call on mid-term elections

PHOTO Mixed Messages?

Worst movie ever on TCM now: Old Yeller.

Lebanon fires on Israeli jets

20,000 exotic animals seized in Texas raid

'Million dollar tortoises' shed light on state's environmental laws

Survivor of 1906 SF quake dies at age 107

Italy aims to introduce body scanners: minister

Politically charged atmosphere makes it harder for presidents on vacation

Time Warner, Fox Strike Cable Deal

Moon hole might be suitable for colony

Irish atheists challenge new blasphemy laws

2 ships reported hijacked off Somali coast

White House Adviser Briefed in October on Underwear Bomb Technique

Bomb suspect "reached out" to UK militants: report

Afghan MPs reject most Karzai cabinet nominees

Karzai in Helmand, rockets land nearby-witness

Germany: Security command transfer to Afghans should begin in 2010

US commander in Iraq says troop drawdown on track

Venezuela begins 2010 with electricity rationing

Catalonia votes to ban bullfighting

Banks Roll Out New Check, Card Fees

Exclusive:CIA Attacker Driven in From Pakistan

No U.S. combat-related deaths in Iraq in December

EXCLUSIVE: Obama Got Pre-Christmas Intelligence Briefing About Terror Threats to "Homeland"

Iraqi Prisoners ‘Were Sexually Humiliated by Female British Soldier’ (Sexual Abuse Routine by JFIT)

Britain, U.S. to fund Yemen anti-terror police unit

Obama blames al-Qaeda for Christmas Day jet 'bomb'

U.S. Sees an Opportunity to Press Iran on Nuclear Fuel

Venezuela captures bigger drug haul in 2009

Ceremony formally marks end of coalition effort in Iraq

Sir John Major criticises Tony Blair over Iraq war

Foes of Health Bill look to the Courts

Cities, counties take back corporate tax breaks

Robert Fisk’s World: Walls never work: in the Middle East or in Ireland

Rupert Cornwell (Independent, UK): Don't let on, but Obama's doing well

How Obama's best economic policy of 2009 cost us ... exactly nothing.

Ten Miserable Years

Skeletons in the closet?

Obama’s Royal Scam and The Iron Fist Of Rahm

Interview of Gore Vidal (The Humanist - Jan/Feb 2010)

Mega Giant Corporations Are Very Bad for America

AlterNet: Mega Giant Corporations Are Very Bad for America

Ellen Goodman: Letting Go

NYT: "By George"

Community Banking - Move Your Money

Lessons of a weekend of free health care

Lessons of a weekend of free health care

Republicans Don't Jeopardize National Security For Partisan Ends, Do They?

Chicago cop tasered unconscious diabetic 11 times

Cities, counties take back corporate tax breaks!

Constitutional Challenges To The Health Bill

Top Censored Stories of 2009/2010

The degrading effects of terrorism fears

Obama administration prepares public opinion for attack on Yemen

Judge tosses Blackwater case, Iraqis angry

Bolivian Indians see rocky exodus from serfdom

What's Next: Muslim-Only Lines At Airports?

The God That Fails

Avoiding a Japanese Decade

Why Capitalism Is Evil

Are Corporate Insurers Defrauding the Public?

Concern as China Clamps Down on Rare Earth Exports

Weekend Economists Hogmanay: Day 2 Jan. 2-3, 2010

Will a Small Group of U.S. and World Economists End Up Saving the World?

The Curious Incident of the Republicans in the Night-time

Yummy! Ammonia-Treated Pink Slime Now in Most U.S. Ground Beef

Venezuela begins 2010 with electricity rationing

Iran Crisis: Basij Militia Opens Fire On Crowds - Update

Big Pharma Ultimate Commerical

Iraqi Officials Say They're Determined To Bring Blackwater Guards To Justice

Olbermann - No Conservative Media Coverage? - (funny)

Post-tsunami Sri Lanka - Five years on

President Obama Weekly Address: The Fight Against Al Qaeda

American Soldiers are waking up

GuardianFilms: Bush Threats & An $18bn Secret - Why Iran's Kidnap Squad Decided To Strike In Baghdad

Is Obama Being Too Bush-Like?

The best healthcare the world has to offer, right here in the USA, if you're a millionaire

CNN Names Congresswoman Michele Bachmann

Goodbye, 2009

Rush Limbaugh Rushed to hospital with Chest pain

Danish Muhammed Cartoonist Attacked; Somali Man Charged

Ten Plug-In Cars We're Impatiently Waiting For In 2010

Antarctica is melting

Turbo-charging with 30% ethanol gets better efficiency than gas only powered engine - EPA study

BCS has ruined the bowl system

I never seen so many fumbled kickoff returns in my life

Marc Brunell to start for Saints tomorrow

Waiting on BossHog..

My New Year's resolution for the DU Sports Forum--- To cut down on the "Hating"

Wow. As great as the Bowl games were yesterday, todays suck!!!

I don't like monochromatic football uniforms

It's always nice to start the new year with a Steve Spurrier loss...

Olympic Snowboarding hopeful Kevin Pearce critically injured

Starvation Predicted in Honduras

Informal Empire: The Case of Honduras, by Jeff Nygaard

Honduras protests finally get coverage, as Iranian.

Bolivian Indians see rocky exodus from serfdom

On Revolution’s Anniversary, Erol Flynn’s Amazing 1959 Documentary on Cuban Revolution

GOLINGER: CIA Agents Assassinated in Afghanistan Worked for “Contractor” Active in Venezuela, Cuba

Roger Waters of Pink Floyd on the Gaza Freedom March

Israel acts like the world’s ‘spoilt child’: Saudi FM

Saudi FM: Israel is acting like a spoiled child

So how is President Zelaya doing?

NBA players pulled guns on each other in the locker room.

Four year old boy killed in church by stray bullet.

U.T.'s QB Colt McCoy is "Pistoles," according to radio announcer...

The ACLU isn't blamed for hate speech, so...

New Hampshire to join states with "Federal exemption" gun law, with big time twist..

My apologies.

New year.Time for me to get re-focused on real 2nd amendment rights.

Wheelchair bound man defends against home invasion

Chicago/Oak Park submit briefings in McDonald case,

Today in Labor History Jan 2 Unionists in Chicago leads to formation of IWW, 273 times for safety

LabourStart Campaign Against Vale a Tremendous Success

Hugo Boss to Close Cleveland Plant

Janitors fill Minneapolis skyways to call for fair contract

138 Journalists Died On The Job In 2009

Today in Labor History Jan 1, 14 million unemployed, national income down by 50% & breadlines, NAFTA

outback steakhouse to pay $19 mil for sex bias against women

W Post: Aughts were a lost decade for U.S. economy, workers

Guns in restaurants that serve alcohol....Since some seem confused...

Oh joy. Dad's taking pictures again

San Clemente Pier in So. Cal.

DR Congo volcano eruption threatens rare chimpanzees

Wild chimps fashion cutlery, chop food into bite-sized portions

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Evolution caught in the act

Carbon nanotubes show promise for high-speed genetic sequencing

A few more from New Year's Eve

My last 2009 shots

well it got all the way up to -1 today (-4 now and dropping)

"Superatoms" Mimic Elements: Research Reveals New Perspective of Periodic Table

Uranium Is So Last Century — Enter Thorium, the New Green Nuke

Hey guys: No photo, just an observation.

A white New Year's Day

DP Review's Challenge results. Some excellent images.

seems appropriate right now

cold... 3-dog night

A sweet memory from 2009

Electric Universe

SUBMISSION THREAD for the January Photo Contest. Theme: YOUR FAVORITE SHOT OF 2009

COMMENT THREAD for the January photo contest. Theme: YOUR FAVORITE SHOT OF 2009

Moon hole might be suitable for colony

StarIQ - Transformative Thoughts/Feelings For 2010

Metabolic temperature Chart

Happy New Year - a free open source planetarium

"The Road." A difficult movie to watch, but one I would recommend to anyone in this forum.

Rick DiClemente's January Starself Astrology Newsletter

Today's Your BIRTHDAY, MorningGlow, So HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU, Yes we're going to a Party PARTY

A song for the world.....

-We are co-creating the idea of Charity in all of Mankind.

Protesters: Guns Welcome

Teachers struggle to make ends meet

Teachers seek control at up-for-bid L.A. Unified schools

Teachers, how much do you earn?

Irish atheists challenge new blasphemy laws

Do you think Jesus believed the story of Noah's Ark?

I'm a practicing Catholic .. pretty leftist, all in all. Would love to answer DU questions

Reconciling the bible, homosexuality, and liberalism

Anyone up for a challenge? I made a nice yeast type coffee

My newest food forum fave

Looking for a great scallop recipe

My simplest easiest food that people cry over that makes you look good

Does anyone use canola oil?

What is with our terminology?

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