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Archives: January 3, 2010

Selling Sickness

NY Times - "Americans Doing More, Buying Less, a Poll Finds"

NY Times - "Americans Doing More, Buying Less, a Poll Finds"

On Government DOL Misrepresentations Part 2: Following The Money

Our 31st Anniversary--A local production

That was the best dunking Alamo Bowl Spoiler

On Family....

TWO QUOTES FROM TWO GREAT AMERICANS

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

Afghanistan: Letter to President Obama

Guilty Plea In Possible Munchausen Death

NASA marks Spirit's 6th year on Mars - scientists say Spirit's working life may be coming to an end

NASA marks Spirit's 6th year on Mars - scientists say Spirit's working life may be coming to an end

U.S. Supreme Court: Is healthcare reform constitutional?

Deborah Howell, former Washington Post ombudsman dies at 68

Grist: Rationality, welfare, and public policy

Americans Doing More, Buying Less, a Poll Finds

Americans Doing More, Buying Less, a Poll Finds

Turn On CSPIN1

Marvel Shareholders Approve Disney Buyout

Oakland to honor 25 leaders in huge sculpture

National Review Online: Let Guantanamo detainees go, then kill them

One serious problem with the new smoking ban in NC.

Obama aide says al Qaeda may plan Yemen attack. US, Britain close embassies

Do the various statements issued by Dick Cheenee through is house organ, Politico, have any weight?

Suspect had been arrested in Clinton plot

Those News Year's Day mudslides in Brazil

we've had a glimpse of what the media will do if there is a successful terror attack

Can we knock off the idea of playing with Tea Baggers

The price of hate: $2.4 million

"Profits before people"

US Special Forces brutally kill 10 Afghan civilians in Narang (Afghanistan)

American News Media Will Help Kill The Bill Of Rights Eventually

1612-page Kennedy-assassination book published

1612-page Kennedy-assassination book published

RUSH THE LUSH AND HEALTHCARE

Finally, after two years, my 1000th post

Why is that hack Gregory quoting Cheney to John Brennan

The panel on This Week ABC talking about the underpants bomber

Scientists aim for musical impact (Hadron Colider)

How Liberal Do You Think You Are Relative To The General Public?

Oh joy, Skeletor's on Press the Meet...

Avatar: Unexpected comments from the right

Chicago Tribune: Brutal cold continues in area

Government is an illusion. It's really Lord of the Flies.

Government is an illusion. It's really Lord of the Flies.

For tobacco states, a change is in the air

"Things More Fun than Reading PALIN's Book" - A cruise with Newsmax, SCAIFE and Toesucker, et al.?!1

Bernanke Calls for Regulation to Fight Future Bubbles

Hero Flight 253 passenger only granted interviews after successfully selling photos for $10,000

giant prehistoric reptile

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

There is no justification for war in Yemen.

DHS: Looking for love in all the wrong places?

DHS: Looking for love in all the wrong places?

Chris Wallace is running a full court press

Anyone want to petition for a Government Accountability Forum

john brennan shuts up david gregory & dick cheney...video

Dick Cheney is Verbal Kint, and thus

We've seen this before, will we still travel the same path?

Interesting! CIA Agents Assassinated in Afghanistan Worked for Contractor Active in Cuba/Venezuela

A little background on Yemen

A little background on Yemen

A little background on Yemen

Calif. pastor takes in $2.4M after donations plea

m$nbc---'the rise and fall of tiger woods'....that's our liberal champion

Changing Theories on the AQAP Failed IED Attack on Saudi Prince

TSA subpoenas bloggers, demands names of sources..

People are angry, DU

Several recent posts have asked if the current political alignment is more accurately cast as

Despite barriers to justice, Native women persevere

Refuting the Wingnuts' Rasmussen references...

Refuting the Wingnuts' Rasmussen references...

Hume calls on Tiger Woods to be "a great example to the world" by converting to Christianity (VIDEO)

Al Qaeda celebrates member for burning off his genitals.

Fox Underground?

Thomas Kean, former thug head of 9/11 Commission: Abdulmutallab "did us a favor"

Ha! I knew he was a plant

Ha! I knew he was a plant

If you missed MTP with Brennan tearing Cheney

Minnesota plan for future is riding on the rails

Iraq asks Blackwater employees to leave, will sue five guards

NYT appears to scrub Assadullah Wafa's name from (handcuffed kids) story.

Explosives on Detroit flight

All Of This Manufactured Angst

GOP cash woes threaten House bids

GOP cash woes threaten House bids

The fired FB coach of Texas Tech doesn't even crack the scale of worst coaches:

If the lesson of Nuremberg was that soldiers must disobey illegal orders, then did the US ever

Face the Nation's Panel

Here's drinking game for those who despise Darth Dick....

Do you have particular political causes to support this new year?

Do you have particular political causes to support this new year?

Tea Party Orders Strike

Only highly Conservative Democrats can get elected in Conservative Districts and States

Wall Street ready to claim billions in tax breaks on bonus payments.

VIDEO: Lieberman's "No facility more humane than Gitmo" remarks not challenged on ABC's "This Week"

The New Katrina Flood: Hospital Liability

We're being given the Iraq treatment only this time it's Yemen...

Rick Warren didn't get $900,000. He got $2.4 million

New Orleans' Mayoral Race: The Lack of a "Black" Candidate

Putting Janet, John and Jon in context

picture in Reply #1 (Thanks Cassandra!)

Human Shar-Pei Brit Hume: Tiger Woods Must Find Jesus.....OR ELSE !!!!

Watch out for the new Terror Group from Yemen .... YETI

OMFG - Argentinian whales being attacked by seagulls

Atheists challenge Ireland’s new blasphemy law

Live from Argentina: Sarah Palin Is No Evita!

Vermont cheesemaker makes Palin cheese

Is there any moral difference between killing on purpose or killing on accident?

Would you support ending the airport pat downs?

Tea Party Orders Strike

Where is the help??

I'm really in the wrong business

Should Congress and the White House Push For DADT Repeal Now or After the 2010 Midterms?

It's time for real change

Obama Nat. Security Adviser for Counterterrorism: Cheney's either lying or ignorant

Obama Nat. Security Adviser for Counterterrorism: Cheney's either lying or ignorant

CRUSADES REDUX: All Hail Fox News With The Rev. Brit Hume

Lieberman: Give Homeland Security role in U.S. visas

selfdelete

Record US Foreign Aid Goes On Armaments

The TSA's Intimidation Of Bloggers Over Leaked Security Rules Is A Disgrace

UN fears impact of Karzai setback

UN fears impact of Karzai setback

My mom and I argued again about God.

U.S. diplomacy stumbles in Latin America

America the Traumatized: How 13 Events of the Decade Made Us the PTSD Nation

America the Traumatized: How 13 Events of the Decade Made Us the PTSD Nation

The US spends as much on it's military as all of the rest of the world combined

Dear friends on the DU: PLEASE say "Happy Birthday" to my oldest daughter

I thought we were voting for Martin Luther King Jr.

Escalated Afghan War brings escalated civilian deaths

The best that I can do is live as if my soul can fly

We need to get rid of the big banks.

Proposal for new website: Democratic Underground Guns

Has anyone heard of "Commit Web 2.0 Suicide"?

Maybe this year SSDI can be fixed

Corporations created by publicly held corporations must be declared publicly held

2010: U.S. To Wage War Throughout The World

Egypt court upholds exam veil ban

Egypt court upholds exam veil ban

Anyone as excited as me about tonight's Iron Chef America?!?

Blue Moon Eclipse

ACLU: Privacy Isn't the Price for Security

McCaskill tells Demint his hold on TSA nominee is ‘nuts’

Wal-Mart settles organizing case

Who else is snowed in? Or you out jogging in your shorts?

Sweden culls its resurgent wolves

Just re-watching "National Parks"...

How many wars will the US lose by the end of this decade?

Unions, Democrats helped Reed pull off daring strategy

NYT: U.S. Intensifies Screening for Travelers From 14 Nations

This morning on Meet The Press, the roundtable was speculating as to which factions or groups

You say centrist, I say bullshit.

Are planned airport scanners just a scam? (tested – and found wanting)

What are these men laughing at?

Will there be surcharges built into the health insurance reform?

Just saw Avatar

Just Out from TSA- permanent security measures, effective tomorrow

Just How Racist Is the Tea Party Movement?

Just How Racist Is the Tea Party Movement?

Dave Lindorff: Sue the Bastards (Dem AGs should also threaten to sue over HCR)

Gordon Brown to launch £100bn wind energy programme

Comedian Jean Carroll dead at age 98

Rick Warren Takes In $2.4 Million After Donations Plea

Lets play watch this stock..

Do you find that the 2 political camps...

What scouting looks like WITHOUT the religious fundamentalist influence

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods must become Christian to be forgiven

Remember Naught: "conservatives got everything they wanted in the decade just past"

Welcome To The New Fox News Ministries With Brit Hume

`Avatar' tops $1 Billion worldwide

Cool video. What would Earth look like if it had rings like Saturn?

How about a big cheer for a member of the NY Jets.

“Mark of the beast” livestock case continues moving

“Mark of the beast” livestock case continues moving

Pop Quiz: 1) Who is behind Rapiscan? 2) Who is behind ProVision?

Lieberman: No Facility More Humane Than Gitmo

Diesels get great fuel economy, but on days like today they don't run

Ahhh, the joys of flying......

Out of the country for a week, what is the consensus here on the latest terror scare?

Community Rallies Around Neighbor in Need

Community Rallies Around Neighbor in Need

Conservatives got everything they wanted in the decade just past

Conservatives got everything they wanted in the decade just past

For those who would support - or even tolerate - a war in Yemen, I have a simple two word question:

Illinois Sheriff Jailed On Drug Charges Faces New Allegations Of Murder For Hire With Wife, So

You got a problem ??

Huffington Post: Holding Obama Accountable

B.C. Family's Dog Saves Boy From Cougar Attack

A humble question: Why don't the terrorists hate the Chinese?

A humble question: Why don't the terrorists hate the Chinese?

This is MY country, right or wrong...

West coasties... iron chef with WH ingredients

Disgusting Rasmussen poll - Only 30% oppose torture

Stephen King's FM in Maine to flip from sports to progressive talk

Are Americans a Broken People? Why We've Stopped Fighting Back Against the Forvces of Oppression

Focus on the Family May Run Pro-Life Super Bowl Ad Featuring Tim Tebow's Mom

Consumerist society...

Not A Poll: What is Your World's Biggest Problem?

Is the Opposition against the Iraq War/Occupation larger than the Opposition to Vietnam?

Well, "We have to fight them over there so we don't have to fight them here" is BS, as proven

House Financial Reform Bill-Not Reform

I think the term Progressive is too non-descriptive

Like LBJ in Vietnam, has President Obama becomed obsessed with war?

'I thought Obama would reverse the policies of the Bush administration' -Sen. Patrick Leahy

If this is in fact China's century, how do we play it?

Former CIA agent "another big rethink on Afghanistan" in 1 year

Your body weight

BUSHCO's Response To Shoe Bomber-'Stop Chasing Intell On Bin Laden's Location' 12/27/01-REALLY, GOP?

Need info on an organization: "America Responds With Love", www.respondwithlove.org

There was a defining moment in the 20th century when the left lost ground it has never regained

Aaargh. This drives me fucking nuts.

Top UN envoy calls for 'demilitarized' international approach in Afghanistan

Rethinking Education as the Practice of Freedom: Paulo Freire and the Promise of Critical Pedagogy

At current usage rate, how much oil is left in world reserves?

Obama, Progressives and the Press

You have got to watch this!!

Toon: Please allow KKKarl his privacy...

We have about one year until the 2006 elections. You help us or don't.

Glenn Greenwald, Salon: "They hate us for our freedoms"

Rare double Darwin announced for 2009

Who benefits from shooting handcuffed children?

Use of potentially harmful chemicals kept secret under law (WaPo)

Our greatest strength will be our downfall. Fuck Fuck Fuck!

"If you don't put those children back in the car, I'll shoot your husband "

Are We All "Radical Pacifists" Here At DU?

They were taken out of houses, some handcuffed, and were

National Anti-teapartier "counterstrike/counterboycott"

PROTEST AGAINST CIA DRONE ATTACKS COMING TO LANGLEY, VIRGINIA January 16

I just joined DFA. I'm surprised I wasn't already a member

Never tell me the odds.

Suggestions please, DUers! I would like your picks for my seminar "The Poetry of Love."

Camp-In Protest Begins in DC March 13-Stay as long as it takes

House-Senate Health Care Conference Begins In Earnest Tomorrow; PhRMA Deal Targeted

Child soldiers trained by the Taliban to kill British soldiers

Asynx Planetarium (The desktop software for the astronomer in all of us)

Conservative Google ads on DU piss me off.

Wall Street.

Wall Street.

No Food Carts in the Aisles for Planes!

Im Back!

The Purpose of the Terror War System

Hume exposes thinking of "FAUX vs. The Non-Believers".

What TV show do you think has had the most profound effect on US culture?

My favorite books that I read in 2009:

Republican/Conservative dirty tricks throughout history

tomorrow january 4 is the end of the HIV Travel and Immigration Ban in the US.

S.F. getting its fill of 'service animals'

History will judge 'war on terror' architects

The right wing- virtually ALL of the right wing- HATES "Big Government"

Teacher and 9 year old son killed by suspected U.S. drone in Pakistan

Poll: Canadians say the war in Afghanistan is unwinnable

Climate change increasing malaria risk, research reveals

Tea Party Orders Strike

Low rates didn't cause bubble, Bernanke says

My grandkids wonder why we can't fire Santa Clause like coaches that lose.

Corporations and the super wealthy can infect 3rd parties and their 'movements' too.

I'm mad as hell. Stupid redneck sonofabitch upset me.

In all seriousness, is there a chance of meaningful financial regulatory reform

Revive Your Passion for Changing the World -- Moving from Good Intentions to Powerful Social Action

Revive Your Passion for Changing the World -- Moving from Good Intentions to Powerful Social Action

If there's any doubt: Live video of the electronic strip search in action...

If there's any doubt: Live video of the electronic strip search in action...

Fiancé Committed Suicide on Chantix (If you want to quit smoking, probably best not to use Chantix)

DU, Time To Spit Out The Binky of Bigotry

How I Finally Quit Smoking. A New Year's Toast.

Propaganda

Propaganda

Georgia parents defend giving kids tattoos

Video of what the new body scanners at airports can see

The Elephant in the Room...

Any other single DU'ers annoyed by the constant stream of match.com, eharmony.com, etc. ads

My Wife’s Work for Catholic Charities Refugee Center of Washington, DC

I'm so damn old I remember when "purists" were just "liberals" who weren't ashamed of it.

The resurrection of Howard Dean

Since it's clear that overpopulation exacerbates many problems,

Since it's clear that overpopulation exacerbates many problems,

After Americans Visit, Uganda Weighs Death for Gays

Opponents of a Health Insurance Mandate Mobilize

Marianne Williamson: Where Does A Democrat Go From Here?

$2.5 M for Rick Warren's male-supremacist, homophobic church . . .!!

Some Truth: Can you Handle It?

KA-BOOM!! Your fears about nuclear war (+ your age)

Arne Duncan's Race to the Top is "The Carrot That Feels Like a Stick.”

Justify killing a child.

Scientists say dolphins should be treated as 'non-human persons'

Take a break Michelle Obama on food network tonight.

"sexism in america: alive and well, and ruining our future"

"sexism in america: alive and well, and ruining our future"

The best lefty book you read last year.......

I'm bored

The good news is "It will take one day to recover for every time zone...

The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart by M. Glenn Taylor

About to lose the battle.

First day since I started dating him that I haven't checked my ex's blog

Mini Moni- Jankenpyon

Peep Show

any breaking benjamin fans?

Kousaten days

But I don’t want to go among mad people

Anyone care to check my math?

Hilarious! "The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time"

Hilarious! "The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time"

I love my chain smoking friends dearly, but....

Cover model before and after photoshop

I don't feel I have to wipe everybody out, Tom. Just my enemies.

5 things You Never Knew Your Cell Mate Could Do!

5 things You Never Knew Your Cell Mate Could Do!

A cute video of a cat wearing a dog's snuggie.

Elton John says he's helping Eminem fight drugs

YouTube - Motorhead, "Killed By Death"

YouTube - David Bowie, Live @ Hammersmith '73 with the Spiders From Mars: "Cracked Actor"

YouTube - George Harrison & Eric Clapton, "Something," live in Hiroshima 1991

Galaxy and Maze

YouTube - "Concert For George"...Clapton w/ Paul & Ringo, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps"

I've been invited to participate in a reality show

"four in the morning"

Lou Dobbs sent me a yak!

Have you ever had a song dedicated to you, by a friend,

Guests snowed in for New Year at UK's highest pub

Oh no it's happening on Facebook

Feel like getting a cup of coffee

LMN "A Crime of Passion"

Has anyone heard from the DUer "underpants" since last weeks airplane

Ohhhh it's too fucking cold!

uh, hey

can't use certa n keys because sp ed s da n the keyb ard

I will see your Kris Kristofferson and raise you a Sarah Jarosz

Hey Eaglet fans! How does 24-0 and a wild card team sound?

Has anyone heard from DUer MadNMaryland since Romo threw that ghastly int?

The Mayans were wrong! It's going to be 2011, not 2012!

Hey Giants fans, how do you like your whupping by Favre?

ZA-O

33-7!

Challenge: what will be the name of the Lifetime Network movie about Tiger Woods's wife?

A website for those of you who like unintended penises

YouTube - Humble Pie, "I Don't Need No Doctor," live 1971

If you have Netflix and like foreign pflix

copyrights and publishing correspondence

RED vs WHITE vs YELLOW

My aunt has been watching Faux Noise on cable, looks like Palin has a nice butt.

Want!

24-0

Is there a website you can go to for adding different subtitles to the famous scene from Untergang?

DU Stylists - a debate: New pair of jeans, or new pair of black or navy cords?

Wegmans is, bar none, the greatest grocery store ever

Anyone know anything about antique ceramics and restoration?

Cutest fucking thing you will ever see ... 3 year old playing I'm Yours

Will someone please explain to me what's happening in this picture?

SI Swimsuit Model Who Doesn't Believe In Shaving

Any Oklahoma Aggie fans here? Or are you crying in your beer?

24-0

44-7.

Philip?

Do you have Indians in Indianana?

December is harvest time for ice wine in the Okanagan region of western Canada.

Two cats with skin issues -- intermittent scabbiness.

I have a serious question to ask of you.

I know it's wrong to hate, but...

Hey, yall remember that kid Ralphie from "A Christmas Story"?

Your favorite fast food joint.

good thing i'm used to watching the broncos crash and burn

Cats vs. dogs

Anyone as excited as me about tonight's Iron Chef America?!?

So how much is it to build a garage?

Warren Beatty estimated to have slept with 12,775 women

I don't think I can go home for spring break.

I'm probably the only Werner Herzog fan at DU. I'm gonna cry. Tell me it's not true.

Some people should simply not be parents.

If a man called asking for your wife...?

So, Warren Beatty has slept with 12,775 women...

I was watching "PS I Love You" on TV Today. This is the movie with Hillary Swank in which she gets

I think Norm MacDonald is doing performance art at the Bob Saget Roast

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Double Epiphany Edition

So how many here have taken down the holiday decorations, not including the tree.

White House Iron Chef America: The Verdict Is IN!!! The Winning Team is Announced!~!! (spoiler)

Dear friends on the DU: PLEASE say "Happy Birthday" to my oldest daughter

"The Blind Side" See it. Not a spoiler, but the best first lines:

Shit, fuck. 2010 is already starting to suck.

Who here remembers Horn and Hardart restaurants?

Does anybody know the name of a Lebanese dish made with lentils and fried onions?

A moment of Zen

How many of these films have you seen?

Pubic hair

Mudhole Water Skiing from South Carolina

Jaws

Favorite albums of 2009 - post your lists here

Executive Order -- Medical Countermeasures Following a Biological Attack

It's looking like the GD-Presidential forum has become an argumentative little backwater

Is "The Matrix" a good film? Is it a great film? Is it an important film?

The Repubs. are out in force today with their talking point: "Obama has ignored foreign policy

Terrorist movements versus terrorist organizations

Question for DUers: Would reinstating Glass-Steagall late last year have prevented us from

GOP cash woes threaten House bids

Avatar Surpasses $1 Billion Mark Worldwide.

CNN Poll - Senate Health Care Reform Bill - Too Liberal? Not Liberal Enough?

Just Out from TSA

We need to pivot to the new War On Superstition to make sure Humanity survives this century

New Year’s Resolutions

Rasmussen Ripped

A little background on Yemen

1/10/08 - "He wants to lower health costs first, and is willing to consider a mandate ..."

What would you do if you saw THESE two boarding a plane?

Obama effigy hanged in Jimmy Carter's home town

Iran denies entry to Sen. Kerry

"Dems 'Almost Certain' to Bypass Conference"

State-Level Data Show Recovery Act Protecting Millions From Poverty

I was really impressed with John Brennan this morning. And people didn't want him to run the CIA

POTUS and Joe: Cool (IMAGE)

"if somebody's father says his son is an extremist, the son should be immediately on a list"...

Question for Starbuck's Baristas

Most of what we call "Cadillac" plans here is basic coverage in other countries.

GOP 2010? NO NO and NO. (Picture heavy).

Final Score Predictions: Texas v. Alabama

I'm putting a Cucumber in My Pants

Thing Updated Just In Time

Over 60 killed in Brazil mudslides

Over 60 killed in Brazil mudslides

U.S. diplomacy stumbles in Latin America

Threats shut Yemen’s U.S., U.K. embassies

Fla. police nab man in Thanksgiving killings of 4

Are planned airport scanners just a scam? (tested – and found wanting)

Nearly 350 attend rally

Iran soccer official resigns over New Year's greeting to Israel

Guests snowed in for New Year at UK's highest pub

Rick Warren Takes In $2.4 Million After Donations Plea

BOLIVIA DEMANDS EX-PREFECT EXTRADITION FROM US

Just Out from TSA- permanent security measures, effective tomorrow

Egypt court upholds exam veil ban

Lieberman: No Facility More Humane Than Gitmo

GOP cash woes threaten House bids

Afghan parliament wins kudos for blocking Karzai appointees

Iraq spokesman: Ex-Blackwater employees not wanted in Iraq

Gordon Brown to launch £100bn wind energy programme

Texas police arrest 169 in cockfight raid

France sells off surplus swine flu vaccine

Quake leaves thousands homeless in Tajikistan

Job Losses Probably Eased in December: U.S. Economy Preview

Obama presses review of nuclear strategy

New U.S. screening for air travellers from 7 nations - report

Newark Airport in lockdown after security scare

U.S.: No ‘smoking gun’ in airline bombing plot

Bernanke Says Low Rates Didn’t Cause Housing Bubble

Suspected U.S. drone kills 2 in Pakistan

Iraq PM slammed for 'Iran loyalty'

GOP Financial Struggles Jeopardize 2010 House Election Bids

Brennan: Cheney may be 'ignorant' of terror facts

(One in 50 Americans) Living on Nothing but Food Stamps

(One in 50 Americans) Living on Nothing but Food Stamps

Obama effigy hanged in Jimmy Carter's home town

New York's Attorney General: Asian carp will hurt Great Lakes industry

US shuts embassy in Yemen capital citing terror threat

Independent Appeal: A legal light in the Afghan dark

The American-Israeli War on Gaza (Jeremy R. Hammond)

Why lobbies don't matter

British Intelligence Devises Anti-Terrorist Underwear: 'Defends'

Neither wars nor drones

The Dummy’s Guide to the US Banking Crisis

GOP cash woes threaten House bids!

Toronto Star: History will judge

Ohio native among seven CIA officers killed in Afghanistan by suicide bomber, family says

Big banks bundled toxic debt, sold it to rubes, then bet against it and won big

Eric Margolis: U.S. Kicks Hornet's Nest in Yemen

Defeating The Bankster Strategy For Defanging Financial Reform

Brit Hume Bitch-Slapped by Mormons: 'Tiger Belongs to Us'

Government "Lying" about Detroit Airliner Terror Incident Says Attorney, Eyewitness Passenger

An American World of War: What to Watch for in 2010

Peacemaking in the Mideast: Obama's Year of Missteps

A Super Power Of Near Demonic Dimensions Prof Noam Chomsky

A little background on Yemen

Guardian UK: The war on terror has been about scaring people, not protecting them

WAPO: Soft on terror? Not this president

Kudlow's 'Ayn Randian, Free Market Nirvana'

New Credit Card Tricks, Traps, and 79.9% APRs

Escape from Pottersville: Strengthening Banking in the Public Interest

New Year's Resolution: Don't Apologize for Democrats By Jeff Cohen

The 9 Most Shocking Conspiracy Theories That Turned Out to be True

Update on Our Brave New Slavery: Yes, It Applies to American Citizens, Too

Detroit Airliner Terror Incident: A Convenience Theory By Grant Lawrence

Gun owners and the NRA may not be on same page

From a well known RWer...And you know what?

Biblical Scholar's date for the rapture...May 21st 2011

Credit Card Reform in Action

Iran Footage - Fubar Province

World Destruction - Time Zone

McCaskill says DeMint holding up TSA nominee over unionization is nuts

FOX News Guest: 'Strip Search All 18-28-Year-Old Muslim Men At Airports'

156 Countries sing together - LOVE LOVE LOVE - Beautiful tribute to all we need

Taliban Terrorists Gather in New Mexico to Support Health Insurance Companies

Shunning the Banksters - Catherine Austin Fitts on Economics 101

Bomb plot suspect described as 'gentleman'

Rep. Hoekstra Dodges Question About His Fundraising "Off the Attempted Murder of 300 People"

Poppy Bush's Iraq War - in 11 minutes.

Brit Hume: Tiger Woods must become Christian to be forgiven

John Brennan responds to Dick Cheney

NY Times: Fight Against Asian Carp Threatens Fragile Great Lakes Unity

China Oil Spill Threatens Water Supply for Millions

Animal magic: the wildlife discoveries of 2009 (BBC)

Cute and well captioned.

Paul Ehrlich interview on World Population on Diane Rehm's show (NPR)

Interest growing for solar power on farms in New Jersey

Sun, wind and wave-powered: Europe unites to build renewable energy 'supergrid'

Climate change far worse than thought before

This date in baseball, January 3, 1920

Daytona to Maryland is 843 miles and other missives.

Wes...

God dammit, trumad...

Three scenarios still left!

Chiefs putting the whoop ass on the donkeys

Ode To The Steelers.....

Unofficial NFL playoff prediction thread

49ers achieve mediocrity, beat Rams to finish 8-8

The San Francisco 49ers post their second impressive victory in a row..

Great News for Favre Haters

Place your bets: What time does Jim Zorn get fired today?

THIS is how football should be played in January in Buffalo - live stream

Un-FUCKING-Believable. Fox decides to show the Deadskins in a meaningless game,

Can someone explain this shit to me...

HOW ABOUT THEM COWBOYS!!1!!

What an awful start to 2010, sportswise - Welker injured, Tebow DOESN'T cry...

44-0 early in the fourth quarter. What a fucking disgrace. Talk about mailing it in.

BOLIVIA DEMANDS EX-PREFECT EXTRADITION FROM US

Iran Soccer Official Resigns Over New Year's E-Mail To Israel

Peacemaking in the Mideast: Obama's Year of Missteps

New Yorkers demand that Egypt and Israel open Gaza border

Hamas video: Settlers drink Palestinians' blood

Katya Mullethov = Cut your mullet off?

"calling out"?! Seriously?

Proposal for new website: Democratic Underground Guns

Can someone explain to me the difference betwen shooting groups

Who's watching the watchmen?

Gun Rights and Tea Party Activists Encourage People To Bring Guns To New Mexico Protest

Police: Homeowner shoots, kills suspect during possible robbery attempt

An in-depth look at how the gun ban in Australia has worked

Virginia Delegate files bill to repeal one handgun a month rationing scheme

Suspect killed in alleged carjacking attempt

Today in Labor History Jan 3, March into England, Ark., to demand food for their starving families

Workers fight for fair contract at Logan

Oregon’s new “Worker Freedom” law is being challenged in court

Fired worker cries foul

Florida employment Law News - OSHA cites Walt Disney World

Would you carry a gun to a poker game?

OSHA: Mereaux refinery still has safety issues

OSHA fines two companies for fatal ammonia leak

Southwest Airlines and Teamsters reach agreement

Judge rules Swift unlawfully fired two drayage drivers

American Red Cross Announces End to Teamsters Strike

Grieving family seeks workplace safety

Police escort UFCW reps from packing plant

NBA players union says it will fight if Wizards, NBA try to void contract of Gilbert Arenas

Union: NFL owners want lockout

Firedoglake: Obama’s Labor Board Nominee Returned for Reconsideration by President McCain

Lawsuit challenges NewPage plan to cut retiree benefits

Honduran Regime Martyrs LGBT Leader: Walter Trochez

Video Done For A Lady GaGa Song In Sign Language

Anti-Gay Gangs Terrorize Iraq

Best space probe "photographers" of the decade

Advancing through a decade (BBC) {decade-end review}

New Comet

Evolution Caught in the Act: Scientists Measure How Quickly Genomes Change

Grounded - My first black-and-white shot of 2010

Another black and white - 'Anyone up for a picnic?'

22,421 digital and proably 2,000 film images

In a Box

A moment of Zen - 'Buddha of the Snow'

Other 2009 Favorites (a mini-retrospective)

Headed for Port

question for the cosmology types that read this forum....

One of my first 2010 shots

Damn, I check yesterday for the contest thread to post and it is already full

Fed: Regulation 1st defense against speculation

Japan Return to '91 GDP Gives Markets Mega Risk Crisis

Heeelp, please!

I am SOOOO done! (GD rant & world news at large...)

The crux of the matter.

A prediction......

Selling Sickness

Music therapy 'may help cut tinnitus noise levels' (BBC)

Causation and Hill’s Criteria

Mammography or Primary Prevention...

Norway: the most infection free country in the world

France sells off surplus swine flu vaccine

Gauging the Dedication of Teacher Corps Grads

Mysterious pro-charter study supposedly to be announced Jan. 5

My mom and I argued again about God.

True Atheists (January 2010)

Another Irish Catholic Bishop Quits, Someone Please Open The Windows.....

Go become a fan of Treaty of Tripoli, Article 11 if you want to.

Tiger Woods must become Christian to be forgiven.

so I had a bag of Hawiian Rolls in the freezer

What a wonderful accompaniment for Pad Thai

Who here has ever made braised pork belly? I have not .....

Great News for those who love the Reynolds Handi Vac

December is harvest time for ice wine in the Okanagan region of western Canada.

Why do they change everything around in grocery stores?

The White House & Michelle on Iron Chef America tonight on the Food Network

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