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Archives: January 4, 2010

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

Who here remembers Horn and Hardart restaurants?

GOP Financial Struggles Jeopardize 2010 House Election Bids

Ethiopia rejects warning of hunger after drought

I'm putting a Cucumber in My Pants

Buddhism offers compassion ....

Britain: Council signs contract with IBM for service privatisation

Britain: Council signs contract with IBM for service privatisation

Study: Stimulus helped N.C.

Study: Stimulus helped N.C.

British fire service faces downsizing and privatisation

Vermont targets unlicensed junkyards

AP - "Lessons of a weekend of free health care"

People power demands: 'get tough on Tony Blair'

Radioactive waste soon to find home in Utah

A perfect film for DUers: "What Would Jesus Buy?"

German anti-Nazi leader Freya von Moltke dies in US, 98

Why Democrats Run from Real Change

Stepped-up screening targets fliers from 'terror-prone' lands

401K? How much do you contribute?

First GPS device:

"Question of the Day: Can you commit to a full month of making Ben Nelson’s life a living Hell?"

Why didn't the intelligence agencies catch ExplosiveUnderpants?

A Monday moment of Awwww ;)

Tom Hayden: US More Vulnerable on Afghanistan as It Leans Harder on NATO Allies for Support

Surge in Casualties Predicted in Afghanistan

Brit Hume worships Mammon.

Alabama Democrat Casts His Lot With G.O.P.

How Did Pantsman Conquer the World?

Capitalism catches a serious disease about every 70 years...

American Evangelicals' Anti-Gay Crusade in Uganda Sparked Kampala Drive to Criminalize Homosexuality

Yemeni officials downplay ("exaggerated") al-Qaida threat

Crackdown on alcohol seen as part of conservative moment in Iraq

Another "Oh no, it's teh ACORN!!11!" talking point debunked! ACORN CEO did NOT visit WH.

'Ready to go back to the mainland?

Remember This?- "That was the most expensive vote you will have cast."

Obama gives Interpol free hand in U.S.

Suicide bomber was CIA double agent. Wonder if he is the only one? Have there been others?

How long a media campaign will it take for everyone to be IN LOVE with full body scammers .... er ..

U.S. Evangelicals’ Role Seen in Uganda Anti-Gay Push (NY times)

The Foundation Beyond Belief.org

Avatar Surpasses $1 Billion Mark Worldwide.

Scientists create world's first molecular transistor

Get over yourself GEM$NBC hack Savannah Guthrie

Use of potentially harmful chemicals (17,000 roughly) kept secret under law

The CIA black budget is annually in the vicinity of 1.1 trillion dollars

Oh that a jury like this would be empanelled:

Parker Griffith Staff Resigns: Nearly Every Member Quits

Secret Service Investigating Obama Effigy in Ga.

Michalle Malkin CSPN2

GOP senator continues to block TSA appointee — despite attempted detonation of plane

Why do Republicans consider Obama to be a big-spending socialist?

Anyone listen to Lynn Samuels?

Jordanian double-agent killed CIA officers

Little Steven Van Zandt put it well...

Advocate strikes back electronically on Arpaio crime sweeps

Is it possible to disaffiliate a state Democratic party?

Replicating the Vietnam finale!

How do you "profile" a religion?

The Rude Pundit: Photos That Make the Rude Pundit Want to Sodomize Some Dudes with Idi Amin's Femur

Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize

San Francisco Pier 39 sea lions found in Oregon?

Dozens added to no-fly list

ENSIGN gets to yap on t.v. about gunman, "our crazy world," NOT about his crappy morals

Third Gate-Crasher Discovered at White House State Dinner

Pat Buchanan STFU

Pat Buchanan STFU

well I will say it, the TERRORISTS have won

AP: 2009 bankruptcies total 1.4 million, up 32%

: Full Body X-Ray Scanners Are Cancer Threat, Use Airport Detection Dogs

Senate to take up jobs bill soon

Jesus2020.com is advertising at DU now?!

By George I've got it re "They hate us for our freedoms"

DeMint, Republicans oppose USA PATRIOT ACT

John Mackey, Whole Foods CEO: I Don't Believe In Climate Change

WaPo, how low can you go?

WaPo, how low can you go?

Tiger have you BUMPED your head what the hell is this

Oh The Irony...

The Culture of the New Capitalism by Richard Sennett 2006 (Reviews)

Let's take a real POLL....

Why are the various and sundry security/intel people STILL not sharing info? What do we do about it?

Vermonters embrace record snowfall

DUer Financial experts

Ill. sheriff charged with murder-for-hire

Happy New Year, Unless You're Fat: Social Networking Site Kicks Out 5,000 Members For Holiday Weight

Anyone up for a good laugh

The Pictures of War You Aren’t Supposed to See, by Chris Hedges

The Pictures of War You Aren’t Supposed to See, by Chris Hedges

Tweety is coming for Cheeeeeeeeeeeeney again today

Republican Retirements Mount in House (14 and Counting...)

NYT: Bomber at C.I.A. Base Was Jordanian Asset

For those who believe that HCR in its current form will help them/those they love:

Tiger Woods baptism, live on Fox!

BREAKING: CNN’s John Avlon Named Media Asshat of the Year

Invitation from "Crooks & Liars" Website to sign their HCR letter to Obama, Pelosi, Reed

Just had an older Winger in the office;

Move Your Money: Project Urges People to Transfer Money Out of Largest Banks to local community ones

Which way is Harry looking at the Health Care bill?

Fla. Judge Won't Delay Prison For UBS Informant-helped launch a massive US tax evasion investigation

Six trucks of explosives 'disappear' in Yemen

Bradley Birkenfeld Exposed Over 19K Tax Cheats: To Begin Prison Sentence Friday ("60 Minutes" VIDEO)

8 years, two wars, sacrificed liberties, rendition, torture, TSA, FBI, CIA, DHS, NSA...

Longaberger Announces 125 Layoffs

Not to disparage Houston, but if she's going to sing like that...

Former President Looks Back on ‘Greaterest Decade'

Contrarian observations from the holidays/hiatus...

Didn't Republicans promise to "re-create" the magic of Townhall August during the Winter recess?

Didn't Republicans promise to "re-create" the magic of Townhall August during the Winter recess?

Chicago Sun-Times Writer Richard Roeper Rips Rush

Look what Condi Rice is doing with herself

Senate Health Bill Uses Federal Enforcement Against Individuals, but Not Private Insurers

Senate Health Bill Uses Federal Enforcement Against Individuals, but Not Private Insurers

Is it me or is the empire project accelerating?

America's Financial Priorities

Rights groups laud end of US HIV/AIDS travel ban

Sign code bans spinning barber poles

Is an invasion force, regardless of the reasons given for it, a vile action by a barbaric govt?

I am so tired of the racists on DU using the "airport security" as an excuse to promote racism

Waxman On Fannie/Freddie Bailout: “Must Be Conditions Imposed”

M$M: Lies *only* for Profit - or - also used to seed the Public Mind per the aims of elites?

Thomas B. Edsall, HuffPo - Dems' Only Hope For 2010: Make The Race About The Other Guy

Repeal of HIV Travel and Immigration Ban Effective Today

Matthews compares Politico to Drudge with that Politico asshole Jonathan Martin on the set.

Dog Dragging Suspect Upset He Is Held Without Bond

Avatar and conservative christians - my friend will be on Ron Reagan's show tonight at 7:35pm

VIDEO: Torture Lover Bill Kristol Claims Embassy Closing in Yemen is a "Victory for Al Qaida"

Police: Angry McNugget fan punched window (McD's out of nuggets)

Yes, It Was Torture, and Illegal...nytimes

Regarding Ms Appollo...

Regarding Ms Appollo...

Regarding Ms Appollo...

US Push Feeds Yemen's Gun Culture

New study: Sound levees pay for themselves

How To Bring Peace To Iraq and Afghanistan

off topic-I have a new Compression(Surgical) bra size 3X that someone can have

off topic-I have a new Compression(Surgical) bra size 3X that someone can have

Court records reveal trouble at Turkey Point

Shirtless Tiger

Josh Wilson, Newark Passengers Sing "Hey Jude" While Stuck in Airport (VIDEO)

Dems intend to bypass GOP on health compromise

As Dog Racing Drops, Greyhound Adoption Need Rises

But Bush/But Repubs...

US Drone Attacks Killed 700 Civilians [Last Year], Officials Say

Identical twins born in 2 separate decades

U.S. to Yemen: The United States considers national sovereignty inviolable

This health care bill is really bad but watch what the Republicans do with it after 2012 elections!

Demint vs Southers

Levee statistics point up their importance to nation's economy

Grayson To Cheney: Who Wrote Your Book's Intro -- Mephistopheles?

Al-Qaeda in 'Sahara Emirate'

Conservative talker Melanie Morgan ailing, resigns from radio show

STUDY: Income Inequality In The U.S. Is At An All-Time High

PETA Calls For Ban On Horse-Drawn Carriages (Sacramento)

I'm about to start the biggest DU fight ever!

Japan Capsule Hotel Room, 6.5 ft. long X 5 ft. wide, $640 a month = a "relatively affordable option"

CIA Blast Blamed on Double Agent (Dr. Hammam Khalil Abu Mallal al-Balawi from Jordan)

CIA Blast Blamed on Double Agent (Dr. Hammam Khalil Abu Mallal al-Balawi from Jordan)

U.S. Manufacturing Grows at Fastest Pace Since 2006 Amid Worldwide Rebound

Alex Koppelman, Salon: The flaw in Ditto McPigshit's Hawaiian hospital healthcare fatwa

Limbaugh endorses socialized medicine

Sex offender names posted

One determined passenger with no weapons is a threat to an airliner.

Heh - KO just called Cheney a "traitor"

"people, for the most part, aren't born depressed" I can't say enough what that means

Wolffe on Madow about bomber 'conspiracy'

Over the holidays I haven't been following politics too much and it feels great.

Finally, an Excuse for Pregnant Women to Eat Bacon and Eggs

Police: Man ran off with suspect's loot

Man Accused of Assisting Suicide in Court

New tactic promoted by the right wingnuts: NULLIFICATION

Richard Pombo running for Congress again..but not where you think...(CA - Yikes!)

New tactic promoted by the right wingnuts: NULLIFICATION

Jon Walker: How To Build The Best Health Reform Bill In Conference

California bond allows private companies control of water

California bond allows private companies control of water

We CAN AFFORD healthcare for all.....But we CAN NOT afford phony "reform"!!!

ru$h limbaugh says he did not receive preferential treatment in the hospital

Monday Toons, Part 1

U.S., China locked in trade disputes

Monday Toons, Part 1

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: Olbermann - Cheney By His Own Terms A "Traitor To The United States Of America"

I think if you are going to stop supporting the Democrats, it's up to you to become an hero.

I think if you are going to stop supporting the Democrats, it's up to you to become an hero.

Taxing High-Cost Health Plans: Voodoo Economics for the Punditocracy?

Taxing High-Cost Health Plans: Voodoo Economics for the Punditocracy?

I think if you are going to stop supporting the Democrats, it's up to you to become an hero.

Westboro Baptist Church Protesting in Concord NH

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‘N-Word’ Sign Dogs Would-Be Tea Party Leader

KO just said that perhaps the info on underwear bomber

3rd state dinner crasher identified as Carlos Allen, a party promoter who likes famous people

3rd state dinner crasher identified as Carlos Allen, a party promoter who likes famous people

3rd state dinner crasher identified as Carlos Allen, a party promoter who likes famous people

3rd state dinner crasher identified as Carlos Allen, a party promoter who likes famous people

Please read this if you think we should unite with the teabaggers

Politico: right, center, or Left?

Politico: right, center, or Left?

Politico: right, center, or Left?

Politico: right, center, or Left?

Politico: right, center, or Left?

Why Sony is rethinking the Cell (bear with me on this)

The Official WHACK-A-JOE (Lieberman) Game!

Monday Toons, Part 2

Why are DEMOCRATS insisting on taxing inadequate, overpriced insurance as "Cadillac" w/o indexing...

Glenn Beck Accuses Liberals of Coordinating Birther Phone Calls

Glenn Beck Accuses Liberals of Coordinating Birther Phone Calls

Glenn Beck Accuses Liberals of Coordinating Birther Phone Calls

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Sat 1/16 at 1pm in South Minneapolis: FORECLOSE THE WAR, NOT PEOPLE’S HOMES!

Move Your Money Project -- from Democracy Now! this a.m.

Gitmo Watchdog and DU friend Andy Worthington has updated Definitive Prisoner List

Gitmo Watchdog and DU friend Andy Worthington has updated Definitive Prisoner List

Gitmo Watchdog and DU friend Andy Worthington has updated Definitive Prisoner List

Why are DEMOCRATS insisting on taxing inadequate, overpriced insurance as "Cadillac" w/o indexing...

Why are DEMOCRATS insisting on taxing inadequate, overpriced insurance as "Cadillac" w/o indexing...

Which Du'er would you most like to see tombstoned?

Why are DEMOCRATS insisting on taxing inadequate, overpriced insurance as "Cadillac" w/o indexing...

Come on FARGO! You can do it. A few more feet. Not too much. You can DO it!

Puppies Behind Bars: Good for Prisoners and Society

If most politicians are out of touch elitists, and they get corrupted as soon as they get to DC ....

If most politicians are out of touch elitists, and they get corrupted as soon as they get to DC ....

The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

The Obama Disconnect: What Happens When Myth Meets Reality

A news story on the radio today made me go "MOTHER ..... FUCKER"

Politico: Obama takes heat that Bush did not.

Politico: Obama takes heat that Bush did not.

Politico: Obama takes heat that Bush did not.

Politico: Obama takes heat that Bush did not.

Politico: Obama takes heat that Bush did not.

Army Times-Surge in Casualties Predicted in Afghanistan: "Hundreds of U.S. casualties each month"

Rapiscan and your rights

Rapiscan and your rights

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Mike's back!

2 marshals shot, gunman apprehended in shooting at federal building in Las Vegas

A question on culture

That 1937 Feeling - Paul Krugman

“Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union” to Feature Maddow Impression By Ullman

As Afghan War Escalates, Military Expert Predicts 300-500 U.S. Troop Casualties Per Month

moveyourmoney.info

moveyourmoney.info

Conservative talker Melanie Morgan ailing, resigns from radio show

Conservative talker Melanie Morgan ailing, resigns from radio show

GDP Is Misleading Measure of Wealth, Says Top Economist

America's Culture Problem

Health Care Reform: Socialist style

Keith Olberman calls Cheney a traitor to this country

Total Recall

NBC anchor Brian Williams mocks, belittles bloggers

AlterNet: Right-Wing Think Tank: Stupid, Drunk Brits Should Foot Their Own Medical Bills

"The Socialist Party and the Working Class" by Eugene Debs

Can we get something straight? The 9/11 terrorists did NOT come from Canada

Letter by 120 clergy from 19 faiths calls for marriage equality in New Jersey

The Myth Behind China's Miracle (Foreign firms dominate)

Seriously, If you're going to be a racist

Burj Dubai renamed as Burj Khalifa

Whoa. KO guest just called Brit Hume a faggot.

I must be a "liberal" because...

Oklahoma: Homo-hating Sally Kern now turns to heterosexuals and divorce

Great Moments in Teabagger Tolerance (tolerance for misspelling racial slurs, that is).

Nazi resistance fighter Moltke dead at 98

President Obama Names Transgender Appointee to Commerce Department

Teabagger "President & Founder" Holds Up(Mispelled?) N-Word Sign

Less than three weeks after being sworn in Bush* sends 1.6 Trillion dollar tax cut package to congre

A challenge to every elected ConSERFadem, DLC'er, Blue Dog..

Has Troubletown been reading DU?

Noam Chomsky documentary "Manufacturing Consent" now on Hulu (link)

Alan Grayson: Who Wrote The Introduction To Cheney's Book -- Mephistopheles?

Glenn Beck Accuses Liberals of Coordinating Birther Phone Calls

US General Urges Strip Search of Muslim Men- "We have to use profiling"

Hell Freezes Over: Rush Limbaugh Loves Union Hospitals and Socialized Medicine (SEIU)

Civil rights advocate using text messages to thwart racist Sheriff (Arpaio)

Bush officials avoid speaking out in support of Obama’s policies out of fear of ‘Cheney’s circle.’

Juan Cole: Serial Catastrophes in Afghanistan threaten Obama Policy

Only 25% of Americans Can Correctly Answer That Around 900 Troops Have Been Killed in Afghanistan

Fred Phelps: "God Hates Gaga"

If the underpants bomber was indeed an intentional slip-up in security...

Over 700 Innocent Pak Civilians Killed in US Drone Strikes in 2009

Well it appears ABC has completely dropped the mask of NOT being neocon propagandists.

Tweety is accusing Politico of acting like Cheney's stenographer

Wow: DKos FDL Diarists slinkerwink and nyceve part ways with FDL!

Why Democrats Are Trying to Commit Electoral Suicide

How long has it been since you donated to the DNC

John Yoo, Unindicted War Criminal, Praises President Obama's Approach to Executive Power

There is no fitting insult for this thing of a person. Seriously there is not.

Whole Foods CEO Takes on Climate Change

Whole Foods CEO Takes on Climate Change

Is It Racist To Hate Obama? ROFL video from RedState

GOP Retirements Mount in the House

GOP Retirements Mount in the House

The Texas Textbook Tussle

The Pictures of War You Aren’t Supposed to See

MN GOP House Candidate: Battling Liberals More Important Than Defeating Terrorism

Politico fails to fact-check Rasmussen’s claim...

Battle to save tigers intensifies with only 3,200 left on Earth

Battle to save tigers intensifies with only 3,200 left on Earth

The American EVANGELICALS Goading Uganda To KILL GAYS

Record snowfall brings Beijing and Seoul to a standstill

LOL !!! - Peter Hoekstra Fails To Register petehoekstra.com - HuffPo

Terror. Terror. Terror.

Here's A Nugget From The Streambed...

Michele Bachmann, who never misses an opportunity to mug for a camera

Rush Limbaugh praises Hawaii Medical system, which btw is SOCIALIZED MEDICINE

How do we get young people to come out and vote in 2010?

I'm thinking of composing a post about how baby boomers didn't have it so good.

10 Sci-Fi Weapons That Actually Exist

What Chase is doing with your bailout money.

The Beatles Still Got It...

Mandates: Do you feel regularly cheated by your auto insurance companies?

Freya von Moltke, member of anti-Nazi resistance in Germany, dies in Vt. at 98

The next step is NOT strip searches...

Pelosi Says She Can’t Pass Bill Without Public Option (Update2)

Lotsa talk about it, but do you really think it could happen? Do you REALLY think .......

Yemen?

The Clintonites were wrong -The "new economy" was an illusion.

Crazy Michelle Bachmann posits perfect Republican Stategy

So I was listening to a RW radio babbler, he said that Obama wasn't doing what the people want...

The President WAS Warned Of Impending Terror Attack

The President WAS Warned Of Impending Terror Attack

Scott Horton: Justice Dept Prosecutors May Have Sabotaged Their Own Case. (Against Blackwater)

Dutch Christian schools start teaching respect and empathy for gays

Why the underwear bomber story does not pass my smell test.

Juicy and Tender, Seitan Is Quite Possibly the Best Fake Meat -- But There Is a Downside

Yet Another Reason to Boycott Whole Foods

This Modern World: Underpants of mass destruction -By Tom Tomorrow

A Look at Some Positive Changes During President Obama's First Year

Why God allowed that darned Buddhist to win so many golf tournaments over good Christian men

White House is investigating whether intel was intentionally withheld re: Flight 253 bomber

It seems my last remaining grandmother might be in her final days and hours.

Reposting an old journal coumn I wrote in honor of my Grandmother who passed today.

Brit Hume tells Tiger Woods to "Turn to Christianity"

State Board Accuses Octuplet Doctor of Negligence

Cheney is attacking Obama in an attempt to save his own ass.

This was placed in Jim Demint's Wikipedia entry

My Insurance nightmare

Are DUers watching KO

Warren Beatty slept with 12,775 women, claims biographer

Department of Homeland Security budget is almost $60B. I'm sorry, our lives are not worth that.

Has Toles been reading DU?

MSNBC reporting legislators looking to avoid conference committee on HCR bill

Chantix

WOW...

Study Shows Prop 8 Results Appear to Have Been Corrupted

Quick question; Do Judgments fall under Bankruptcy protection?

I know, know. Susan Boyle is so overdone. But in 2009, that was a very nice moment.

Family Secrets:All Your Worst Fears About The Bushes Were True

Not One Penny More. Zip.

Not One Penny More. Zip.

Anyone else think Rush Limbaugh's "chest pain" story has a balloon boy flavor?

What Technology Advance Would Most Improve The World We Live In Today?

Barack Obama in the White House

All Together Now: Shut Up You Lefties About The Senate Health Care Bill!

Senate Health Bill Uses Federal Enforcement Against Individuals, but Not Private Insurers

Thanks mods.

How Israel Screens For Terrorists....You'll like this.

Incredible High School Music Video Filmed in Reverse (Can you spot Stephen Colbert?)

John Lennon and Cheap Trick with Tony Levin, "I'm Losing You"

How would you like a smack upside the head

How would you like a smack upside the head

JVS' Brandy Sour recipe.

anybody have a link to the DU glossary?

Over protective daughter..

Decisions, decisions...

Today I spent the whole day ZIPLINING.

the census

talhotblond (documentary)

Ernest Hemmimgway was the first to transcribe Instant Messages.

Good morning Lounge

J-E-T-S JETS JETS JETS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/4/09

Have you been to Google today?

Would you date Fidel Castro?

Is there a figure of speech that means you warn someone/tell them

Perrier or San Pellegrino?

Humans are on my nerves again...

Genitalia

I hate the month of January

Wow! New hearing aids, new glasses....

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

I saw the movie "The Blind Side" today

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

My new favorite website.... (for real men only)

Four words I prayed would never be spoken in my lifetime: "J.Lo’s nearly naked catsuit"

Why did Kal Pen have to take a position with the Obama administration?

Anybody here ever clean the mirrors on your DLP TV?

Is it appropriate to ask someone for a copy of their Will?

3/4 of the Earth's surface is covered by water...

Anyone here ever attend a Wedding/Bridal Expo?

YouTube - Traffic, live in Santa Monica 1972: "John Barleycorn Must Die"

Pink Flamingos

YouTube - Richard Thompson, "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" (Fairport Convention reunion, 1995)

YouTube - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, "Love Is A Long Road" LIVE

YouTube - Stephen Stills, "Treetop Flyer" LIVE (CSN "Daylight Again" concert)

YouTube - Another version of Stephen Stills' classic "Treetop Flyer," with Neil Young (2006)

Demi Moore threatening to sue Boing Boing for looking at her pictures

YouTube - Phish, "Chalkdust Torture," Late Show w/ David Letterman 12-30-94

YouTube - Sleepy LaBeef performs Hank Ballard's "Tore Up (Over You)," 2006 Minnesota State Fair

YouTube - Thornetta Davis, "Cry" (featured in Season 1 Episode 12 of "The Sopranos")

YouTube - Pre-"sellout" Aerosmith..."Seasons of Wither," Texxas Jam 1978

YouTube - Pre-"sellout" Aerosmith..."Seasons of Wither," Texxas Jam 1978

Remember that cartoon book, X# of reasons a cucumber is better than a man?!

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

Tomorrow morning Houston will have a new mayor, history is being made..

An old friend will be interviewed on Ron Reagan's show tonight 7:35 ET!

Does anyone here know where to get

I know we're not supposed to do medical advice threads here, but I just gotta say:

My father-in-law told me that I need to...

Holy crap - why didn't anyone tell me about the band "Gossip"?

It's a Long Way to the Top if You Wanna Rock'n'Roll - AC/DC

Mayer Hawthorne - Green Eyed Love (Waajeed Remix)

Texas will beat Alabama by 3 . . . God told me so

Is it immoral to kill a centipede?

Mayer Hawthorne - Green Eyed Love (Official Video)

Forest Mighty Black - Rebirth

My dog just ate a rabbit at the dog park.

Have calendars already been marked down in bookstores? If not,

I know someone who is under the misguided belief that hairpieces

"Communications specialist" for a police department--does this mean a dispatcher?

Snakes on a Plane is on!

you had me at bacon...

Charlotte and Lucky

De-friending someone off of Facebook/Myspace

Can you believe I got served 2 days before New Years? I'm being sued.

Reenlistment Update 1

I'm about to start the biggest DU fight ever!

I was mean to some DUers in GD/GDP and I was thinking I'm gonna be nicer

Best Law & Order Series?

I just totally blew up at a telemarketer.

I got yelled at by an usher today at the movies...

hey everyone. anyone have any cool desktop backgrounds?

D or ND

the new album is done

some things aren't worth drinking...I guess the party's over...way over...

Best Norman Lear TV series?

Did you guys note Google today?

Mayer Hawthorne -Little Boxes

I know someone who is under the misguided belief that hairbands

Your favorite method for enriching yourself

I thought that Avatar was pretty mediocre.

Another Matrix question

"Jeannie, don't do that." Major Nelson, you LIVE WITH a GENIE who looks like BARBARA EDEN.

OK. That's it! I'm hiring a private eye.

Check out this comic! (Warning: NSFW)

Just discovered an interesting singer: Mayer Hawthorne

HEY! Wouldn't it be funny

Yes you can rent the place BUT ..

Alert! Sex Thread in GD

Tila Tequila: "I said I'm pregnant. I'm not, but I'm going to be."

I got impatient at the movie snack bar and made an all too common mistake:

Some bedtime fur friend pics

A Monday moment of Awwww ;)

I know RWers are often called "wingnuts", but are lefties also called similar?

My law student friend starts a course on "ethical lawyering" tomorrow.

Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab succeeded in striking at Democracy even though he screwed up

SC-01: Henry Brown Calls It Quits

TNR Exclusive: Dems 'Almost Certain' to Bypass Conference

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

I am addicted to watching the West Wing, which in itself wouldnt be too bad

I love INTERPOL

Let's find Republican Anagrams!

Hate to say this but I think the Republicans are gonna win huge in the midterms

Is this true? Does anyone know? Already checked out Snopes

Just remember when the rethugs went after Clinton over sex we picked up house seats

Please help correct this lie in weekend editorials

Politico fails to fact-check Rasmussen’s claim that he ‘has never been a campaign pollster..."

Finally.

US Rep. Abercrombie of Hawaii To Resign In Feb To Run For Governor.

Kristy Lee Roshia (PIC)

Come As You Are: The End of America's HIV Ban

Fundraising Woes Could Hold Back the GOP in 2010

Obama appoints trans woman to Department of Commerce

Yemen, the joke is on you ...

Limbaugh’s ‘Dandy’ Health Care Provided By Union Nurses

Former Dem turned GOP Rep. "Parker Griffith’s Staff Exits Stage Left"

Michelle Obama: Not ready to leave 'Trying to mount a coup'

Louisiana Democrats use formaldehyde worries against Vitter

Johnson Puts $250,000 Into US Senate Race

Ted Ankrum Set to File for 10th Congressional District

Sen. John Kerry Undergoing 2nd Hip Replacement

Party switcher Griffith's staff resigns

On the 45% not turning out in 2010

US lifts 22-year HIV/Aids immigration ban

New punk band killer name: Doomsday Underpants

He's back.

Bank Account.

What does it say about our nation that the Republicans' strategy seems to be working

401K: How much do you contribute?

It's Come To This.

Amish man found drunk, asleep in moving buggy

President Obama, Biden, top advisors to meet regarding Detroit terror attack

Business Lobbyists Yearn For The Days When Elaine Chao Ran The Labor Department

For Shanghai Fair, Famous Fund-Raiser Delivers

Sing-Along post as to why I do NOT think the midterms will be kind to the GOP

Chafee taps his checkbook

RNC Funding Northern Mariana Islands

Doug Schoen The Fox News Democratic Wanker Of The Decade

Is this true? Does anyone know? Already checked out Snopes

DOD Announces Casualties 04-Jan-10

Tweety STF!!!!! up with your DOOM and gloom of the Dem's

Under Obama the winners are investment bankers insurance companies and the military

malloy says undie bomber was another pnac/cheney inside job.

2K10 Democrat Marching Orders: The Republican Brand is SHIT

I just burned myself with tap water

Kos' Research 2000: 45% of Democrats currently either are unlikely to vote or know they won't vote

President Obama faced "real threat, evolving quickly" on inauguration day (NYT Magazine)

New Year's prediction, we will give up 42 House seats and 6 Senate seats in November.

Question for DUers: Have Republicans had any midnight meetings like the Dems had with Harry Reid?

"Obama will meet Tuesday ... with House and Senate leaders to discuss health care reform."

My top 5 reasons for not going to a movie theater...

Political Wire: GOP Retirements Mount in the House

If Obama captures Bin Laden or kill him before Nov. all bets are off the rethugs ain't winning shit

I knew it. The GOP has formed a shadow government and are planning a terrorist attack

What the hell is wrong with everybody?

Top 5 grossing movies of all time Worldwide (in Billions of dollars)

Key Lime Pie

LynneSin Appreciation Day...

In Spain, a Soaring Jobless Rate for Young Workers

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

2010 situation grows more difficult for Democrats

Chinese Manufacturing Grows by Most Since April 2004

U.S., China locked in trade disputes

Climate change increasing malaria risk, research reveals

Obama gives Interpol free hand in U.S.

Crackdown on alcohol seen as part of conservative moment in Iraq

Embassies shut after 'Yemen lost track of arms trucks'

Repeal of HIV Travel and Immigration Ban Effective Today

Official: South Carolina Republican US Rep. Henry Brown will not seek election to 6th term

dupe

US lifts HIV/Aids immigration ban

US detainees remanded in Pakistan

Burj Dubai renamed as Burj Khalifa

Whole Foods CEO Takes on Climate Change

President Obama Names Transgender Appointee to Commerce Department

Afghan attacks kill 4 US troops, British soldier

Senate to take up jobs bill soon

German anti-Nazi leader Freya von Moltke dies in US, 98

Tony Blair’s £1m-a-year paymaster seeks giant Iraqi oil deal

Manufacturing grows at fastest pace in 3 years

France security van robbery nets armed gang millions

S.D. college students protest at governor's office

US takes risk on Yemen president to fight al-Qaida

Venezuela, Colombia and Peru stock markets the most profitable in the decade

After 7 Months of Republican Filibuster Brazil Gets US Ambassador

Dozens added to no-fly list

Court records reveal trouble at Turkey Point

Germany knows nothing of alleged CIA murder plot

Northrop to Relocate Headquarters to Washington, D.C.

European response mixed to new US security demands

Iowa Prosecutor Case Is Settled

Al-Qaeda in 'Sahara Emirate'

Hell Freezes Over: Rush Limbaugh Loves Union Hospitals and Socialized Medicine (SEIU)

Conservative talker Melanie Morgan ailing, resigns from radio show

Iraq has filed case against Blackwater: PM

Alan Grayson: Who Wrote The Introduction To Cheney's Book -- Mephistopheles?

Alan Grayson: Who Wrote The Introduction To Cheney's Book -- Mephistopheles?

Crazy Michelle Bachmann posits perfect Republican Stategy

AP Sources: Bomber at CIA Base Was a Double Agent

Dow, S&P and Nasdaq Hit 15-Month Highs

Obama to Meet with Security Team

Embassies shut after 'Yemen lost track of arms trucks'

US Public Pensions Face $2,000bn Shortfall

A 3rd uninvited guest got into White House dinner

$24 billion lawsuit filed against Credit Suisse

U.S. Spy Effort In Afghanistan "Ignorant": U.S. Report

Jordanian double-agent killed CIA officers

Former Arrow Trucking workers launch class action suit

2 guards shot in Las Vegas federal building

AP: 2009 Bankruptcies Total 1.4 million, Up 32 Pct

Yemen rules out US intervention

Taiwan Bans Some U.S. Beef Imports

Parker Griffith Staff Resigns: Nearly Every Member Quits

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday January 4

India and Australia condemn student killing

Canadian family's golden retriever, Angel, saves 11-year-old owner from cougar attack

Dems Intend to Bypass GOP on Health Compromise

US appeals court upholds Moussaoui conviction for 9/11

Year kicks off with jumping energy prices

Octuplets mother's Beverly Hills fertility doctor accused of gross negligence by state

Statewide Anthrax Scare (Alabama)

Report: British Nazi sympathizer linked to Auschwitz sign theft

New scanners break child porn laws

Tea Party groups plan (January 20) 'strike'

Morgan Freeman replaces Cronkite on CBS voiceover

Obama aide defend trial for suspect in Christmas Day attempt to bomb plane

Cuba Calls US Screening Rules "Anti-Terrorist Paranoia"

Report: Apple Tablet Coming in January

Unmarried couples caught in Malaysian hotel raids

Bolivia refuses to be U.S. slave: VP

Bolivia refuses to be U.S. slave: VP

Extremist Islamic group defends UK parade

Environmental Refugees Unable to Return Home

Obama's Fifth Category: The "Untriable" By William Fisher

Chris Hedges: The Pictures of War You Aren’t Supposed to See

Buddhist Monks Urge Brit Hume to Take The Vow of Silence

Is The U.S. Government Buying Stocks?

The first time someone gay is killed by the state in Uganda, these Christofascists will have blood .

Keynes: The Return of the Master

Why Democrats Run from Real Change

US Is Increasing Its Hegemony As the "Global War Gladiator" Under Obama

Health care overhaul: Critics on left, right unite against mandate

Tainted Burgers Show That Corporate Profits Trump Public Safety

Murder Claims the Lives of Two More Anti-Mining Activists in El Salvador

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

That 1937 Feeling

Dick Cheney's Role in Al Qaeda's Yemeni Resurgence

Cheney's snipes at Obama a new low - even for him.

Limbaugh’s Union-Hospital, Employer-Mandate, Standardized-Plan Dream For The American Health System

E.J. Dionne:How Democrats can avoid a midterm rout in 2010

The Pictures of War You Aren’t Supposed to See

Robert Reich: What's Ahead for the Economy and Politics in 2010

Yemen in the crosshairs

Deepa Kumar on Islamophobia and the War on Afghanistan

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

As Economy Declines, Time To Rein In The Banksters

Hard times at the Washington Post

Yemen, the joke is on you ...

Confusion reigns as US security is stepped up

Turncoat Parker Griffith to Switch to Family Guy's Peter Griffin

CIA Agents assassinated in Afghanistan worked for “contractor” active in Venezuela, Cuba

Afghan 'Dirty War' Escalates

Pakistan worried U.S. buildup in Afghanistan will send militants across border

"Dick Cheney is a dedicated American patriot who sincerely gives a damn about America..."

Graham censured again by county party in S.C.

Why Democrats Are Trying to Commit Electoral Suicide - OOPS DUPE, added link to GD post

My Plastic Penis

French media caught red-handed: Honduras coup protest photo presented as Iranian

Mexico Is On the Brink of Its Third Revolution

Bachmann: GOP should ‘allow themselves to be re-defined by the tea party movement.’

Chris Hedges: FULL VIDEO: "Empire of Illusion: End of Literacy and the Triumph of Spectacle”

Stories From Former Felons on Restoring Rights

Rachel Maddow takes down gay-to-straight conversion seminarist Richard Cohen

Afghanistan and global dominance

Soaring, Cryptography and Nuclear Weapons

Thoughts from Supporters for Restoring Rights to Former Felons

Las Vegas Courthouse Shootout

Dutch to use full-body scanners

Church Asks for Nearly $1 Mil in 48 Hours

If Obama Were a Republican!

RFK Jr. / Karl Frisch — The Dangers of Glenn Beck - PT. 1/3 (Jan. 4, 2010)

Papantonio: Jim DeMint Aids Terrorism

Obama Effigy Spotted in Jimmy Carter's Hometown

CBS News: Fears & Concerns For The U.S. Future

Renowned Theologian Pat Buchanan Defends Brit Hume's Call for Tiger Woods to Convert to Christianity

Most Children Not In Favor Of Child Healthcare

Chris Matthews: Politico is a news conduit for Dick Cheney

Alan Grayson: Who's Doing The Introduction To Cheney's Book? Is it Mephistopheles? Maybe It's Satan?

Allen Quist: Defeating liberals a bigger battle than defeating terrorism

Want to see some propanda that would have Joseph Goebbels coming in his pants?

Olbermann: Cheney "Is, By His Own Terms...Morally, If Not Legally, A TRAITOR To U.S."

Countdown: BREAKING - Wolffe Says WH Investigating If Bomber A Deliberate Intel Failure

Imus defends Budhism - mocks and fact-checks Brit Hume

Jake Gyllenhaal Challenges the Winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (Political Remix Video)

Beyond Cute: Animal Videos Teach Humans How To Be

xpost: California bond allows private companies control of water

150 Tons Of Diesel Spills Into Yellow River Tributary - Water Restrictions Likely In Some Areas

CA Central Valley Fall Chinook Run Near 2008's Record Low Levels - Further Restrictions Likely

Drumbeat: January 4, 2010

Red Foxes In Sacramento Valley - Long Believed Invasive - Turn Out To Be Native Subspecies - AFP

Gone: 2000 - 2010 In Extinctions - A Look Back - Mongabay

From The "Now What?!?" Dept. - Congo Park, Home Of Rare Gorillas, Hit By Lava Flows - AFP

Large (100 MW) solar farm proposed north of Reno

Shell accused of abandoning solar power buyers in the developing world

NASA/Goddard - AQUA/AIRS Troposphere CO2 Concentration Animation 2002-2008 - VERY Cool Graphic

Did EESTOR miss another deadline? Signs are pointing to "yes"

$55m (world’s largest) carbon dioxide recovery plant opens (in the Middle East)

'Avatar': Why do conservatives hate the most popular movie in years?

Secretary Salazar Initiates Final Review of Cape Wind Proposal

Plug-and-Play Panels Hit Shelves at Lowe's Energy Center in 21 Locations

Can China Build its Economy on Wind Power Alone?

Redskins Fire Zorn after two seasons...

Henin returns a winner, beats Petrova in Brisbane first round

Dolphins' QB White out of hospital

Hey Auggie! Where's the Wild Card prediction thread?

Tracy McGrady Is #2 In All-Star Voting For West Guards?!?!?!?!?!?

The Saints WILL NOT LOSE next weekend

Huh, two players pull guns on each other and now the Wizards want me to see a game for $10

So is Boise State going to kick some Texas Christians asses tonight?

Yuck >>

Not a great movie, but I cried through several parts of "Invictus."

The Frogs are in their Nike Pro Combat Unis!

Favre commits to Mississippi State

If Boise State wins tonight, can Denver give them this thing? >>

NFL to consider incentives for teams to play starters in late-season games

Congratulations to the Second team in the NCAA to finish 14-0!

"Redskins’ hiring of Shanahan appears imminent"

Three NFL games yesterday are going to be repeated this coming weekend...

Upset!! College of Charleston stuns No. 9 University of Dean Smith...

Colombia: more than 2600 guerrillas desert in 2009 (Spanish)

Mexico Is On the Brink of Its Third Revolution

From Coup-lite to Truth-lite: US Policy and Death Squad Democracy in Honduras

Bolivia refuses to be U.S. slave: VP

Argentines who earned medical degrees in Cuba open doctor’s office

No additional travel security for Cuban Americans returning from Cuba (all others get 3rd degree)

Venezuela captures bigger drug haul in 2009

Lieberman to Blair: Peace deal within two years 'unrealistic'

'Egypt and Palestinians still insist on settlement freeze'

Four years on, Sharon's legacy wanes in Israel

Indigenous Youth Delegation to Palestine (VIDEO w/Laura Flanders, Invincible, Narcicyst, Ras K'Dee)

PINK FLOYD'S Roger Waters Speaks Out in Support of Gaza Freedom March VIDEO

Lieberman scolds diplomats over 'placating the world'

I've changed my mind about a two-state solution

A slice of life in Sheikh Jarrah

Islamic states condemn attack on Danish cartoonist

Venezuelan non-oil exports at the lowest level since 1997

Hung out to dry in the West Bank (Seth Freedman)

Are Israel and apartheid South Africa really different?

Bloomberg’s “Blueprint for Federal Action on Guns”

A world without guns ...

20 Percent of Employers Expect to Create New Jobs in 2010

California Judge Rules Against State Furloughs

Today in Labor History Jan 4 Farmers threaten to lynch banking representatives and law officials

Business Lobbyists Yearn For The Days When Elaine Chao Ran The Labor Department

Economic Report: Fewer Miners Died On The Job In 2009

DeMint: If TSA Workers Join Union, They’ll Let Terrorists In

W Post: For unions, a messy bargain (health care)

Hell Freezes Over: Rush Limbaugh Loves Union Hospitals and Socialized Medicine

Up in the Air, With Nowhere to Go. What’s Your Lay-Off Story?

The Liberal Guncast

Year in Review: In Memoriam-A number of notable GLBT community members passed away in 2009

I am extremely proud of my vote for Obama today

ArmyTimes: Look for DADT Repeal in 2010

Americans’ Role Seen in Uganda Anti-Gay Push (NYT)

Have you seen this in GD? Prop H8 vote almost certainly corrupted in L.A. Co:

When Fear Makes Us Superhuman

Obama appoints first openly transgender person to post

My first post in photography group

White Lizards Evolve In New Mexico Dunes

I see why some of you are so fond of black and white.

I can't enter this month's contest, but I still wanted to share my favorite shot from this year

MAJOR CHANGE in the January Contest -- PLEASE READ!

2 of my favorites from 09

Yesterday and today

A change from the winter scenes - for a minute, anyway.

Runaway Anti-Matter Production Makes for a Spectacular Stellar Explosion

Kepler telescope has turned up five 'exoplanets,' NASA scientist announces

Fuel cell helicopter takes to the skies

Will the U.S. job market break its losing streak?

U.S. treasuries post worst performance among sovereign markets

AP: 2009 bankruptcies total 1.4 million, up 32 pct

After this 60-year feeding frenzy, Earth itself has become disposable

Chinese Manufacturing Grows by Most Since April 2004

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerates

The Futility Economy By James Howard Kunstler

Bernanke is wrong; Low interest rates did fuel the housing bubble.

U.S., China locked in trade disputes

Dream help?

dream interpretation, anyone?

Funny Synchronicity

Eek! I put a deposit down on a house yesterday!!!

Up and running (finally!) and an offer

2010 Resolutions and Help thread....

Seriously, isn't anyone else feeling this?

Is The U.S. Government Buying Stocks?

Anyone seen this website on home remedies from around the globe?

Let's screw the pharmaceutical companies

Late-night teens 'face greater depression risk'

Running shoes may cause damage to knees, hips and ankles

Is the Fed Juicing the Stock Market?

Parents Push for Open Enrollment, Wanting Ability to Choose Schools for Kids

NY1 Online: Full Exclusive Interview With Schools Chancellor Joel Klein

Tulsa school employees take bags of pennies to board members' homes

Buddhism offers compassion ....

Restaurants (and the French Revolution)

I could eat a lot more pizza if ......

time to put away the chocolates.

Whole Foods

The ten best cooking shows

can you steam orzo?

I forgot to mention ..... after I did that 5 lbs of shrimp New Year's Eve crustacean orgy ....

Does anybody here subscribe or regularly read Bon Appetit?

Has anyone else been buying South American fruit this year?

flavoring suggestions for a pork and cabbage soup?

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