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Archives: January 7, 2010

Ritter Succumbs to a Labor Latino Coalition

Dem Leaders Scheme to Scrap Health-Reform Conference Committee

A good amount of the soft drinks that you get as fountain beverages

NY Times - "Health Care Changes Wouldn’t Have Big Effect for Many"

Marshals seize $1 million in food from warehouse

Catholic Portugal set to legalise gay marriage

USA Drops to 7th Place as France Beats USA as "World's Best Place to Live"...

Odd ends in the culture wars: Tanning and raising geeks

Palin produces evidence of Obama death panels...

Craig Ferguson...LOL

'NPR is a Left Wing Jihadist deal'

One for the Palin conspiracy theorists -- you know who you are...

Courage campaign 100,000 sign petition in 24 hours for cameras in Prop 8 fed trial

Palin: Even though it's stupid as shit, I'm "Not Gonna Back Off" Death Panel Claim

Iowa Senate leader rules out gay marriage debate

Aid groups warn of Sudan civil war risk

Double A-bomb survivor, 93, dies

Louisiana prison offers ministry degree to inmates

Afghanistan CIA killings a major blow to US and Jordan

Women: Take the ‘Pearl Pledge’ to protect yourself from cervical cancer

Past Peak Oil Travelling towards Transition

Court spectator sues judge for drug-testing him ‘on a hunch’

Figures show Iowa economy slowly improves

post count or join date?

William L. Calley — 2nd Lieutenant, Platoon Leader of 1st Platoon, Charlie Company apologized.

From Al to EMILY: Franken campaign manager Schriock to head List

The Tea Party movement; If it requires thought they are against it.

The Making Of A Bomber

The Making Of A Bomber

The Making Of A Bomber

So let me see if I understand this.

The final moments of AA Ft#331 - flash representation

01-01-2010 The Real I.D. Law

Memphis police charge recruit with homemade porn

Bomb suspect Abdulmutallab had been flagged for check at landing

Tea Party Pickup Lines.. ROFL..

Ted Rall: Terror plots we could really use

Yikes $22.00 for a KO bobblehead........

Random Thought Blurp

Laughing At Them, Not With Them

Terrorists and Their GOP Enablers Who Terrorize Us

Accused Holocaust museum shooter dies in prison

Legal marijuana: a cure for state budget woes?

Abramoff Ally At Interior Named To McDonnell's (VA) Cabinet

So who should be allowed to "fuck and make babies"? Who should get to breed?

If one replaced Fox News and the Republican Party with pull string puppets

So, Sarah Palin carpetbags to ND (no length of residency requirement) gets elected

So, Sarah Palin carpetbags to ND (no length of residency requirement) gets elected

Unemployment claims edge higher

Talking The Talk

Hr 3 of THP yesterday, "Insidious [and, might I add, often 'latent'] Leniencies"; can we categorize

Has anyone read "Economics for the Rest of Us" by Moshe Adler?

The uplifting story of Patrick Henry Hughes.

How about tax-DEDUCTIBLE health insurance?

HEY MINNESOTEANS! SHUT THE DAMNED DOOR ALREADY!

Cellphone radiation is good for Alzheimer's mice

Man threatening to `kill all the Jews' taken off Miami flight, arrested

New Mexico teacher honored for saving student

2fer: JARRETT to replace Rahm? & bwa-HAH, Page Six promises never to post naked pics of COULTERgeist

'Saddam Street' upsets Iraqis

Fox News Contributor Goes Off on Anti-Gay Rant

PREVIEW OF THE JOBS REPORT

And Now, A Message From Dick Cheney

And Now, A Message From Dick Cheney

Would you support Sarah Palin as Tea Party candidate for President?

Cameron Reagan...Saint Ronnie's grandson, Michael Reagan's son...arrested at his home in Los Angeles

OpenLeft: Democrats would gain 10 Senate seats by eliminating the filibuster

Wells Fargo should probably monitor teh intenetz a little more closely

msnbc now. In some States 911 operators are hired from fast food

Ronald Reagan's Grandson Arrested

Villain of the winter's tale lies in Greenland (why it's so cold here and warm there)

An Insatiable Thirst For The End of the World

Koppel May Replace Stephanopoulos

Vtamin D cuts major disease risk by 50-80% - can significantly reduce health care costs

How the Military Hides Dissent in the Ranks

Wingnuts freaking out about voting rights. Again.

Deleted.

Study predicts $1.5 trillion increase in GDP if undocumented immigrants are legalized.

Santa Delivers For U.S. Retailers - Expectations Surpassed

Howard Stern sidekick Artie Lange stabbed himself 9 times in suicide attempt

Where is Dylan Ratigan?

Top 10 Jobs for the next decade.......

Greetings from the war criminal of a Dick

Why did Oliver North's Senate bid fail?

Footprints show tetrapods walked on land 18m years earlier than thought - Fundie heads explode

To all you white black-skinned mutants – the evolution of skin color

K&R if you want Ed Schultz to go for it!

Public transport paralyzed as Kenya's minibus taxi drivers strike - passengers overload train - pic

"No Longer Majority Black, Harlem Is in Transition"

Freak Current Takes Gulf Stream to Greenland

Taking the fringe to school

Yet another mother kills her child

Is anyone listening?

Watch how Homeland Security Warnings were a Scam!!!

LOLcats don't like Faux either:

Steele Lashes Out At Critics: Fire Me Or Shut Up

Arnie's big plan to save Ca.? Privatize the prisons.

Tinley Woman Pleads Guilty for Hate Crime

Consumer Loan Delinquencies Fell in Third Quarter as U.S. Job Losses Ease

Republicans put new hold on TSA nominee Erroll Southers

GOP Rep. Mike Coffman Says Single-Payer Health Care "Works"

Rising U.S. Foreclosures Pressure Lenders to Consider Principal Reduction

Rising U.S. Foreclosures Pressure Lenders to Consider Principal Reduction

Vicki Kennedy Endorses Coakley, Cites Ted's Work On Health Care

Nation's Largest Nurses Organization Blasts Bid to Tax Employee Healthcare Benefits

This "Family" member Rachel Maddow had on her show the other night?

Why can't we catch Bin Laden... a man with a $50 Billion bounty on his head?

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: 3 dead, including presumed gunman, after rampage at North Side power co.

El Rushbo About To Get The Second City Treatment...

Rep. Chris Murphy vs. Lieberman?

Good Credit Score Not Good Enough Anymore

Andrea Mitchell STFU

The President broke his PROMISES

Comcast & MSNBC

Maddow Says 'Liberal Troll' Wasn't Her

GOP congressman praises government health care system that paid for his treatment.

Tea Party gets pranked. They think they banned Rachel Maddow from their site.

No more menorahs at the Leander (Texas) Public Library?

No more menorahs at the Leander (Texas) Public Library?

Saw concrete evidence of the stimulus at work today.

How much do YOU think this party should care about poverty?

William Greider: Looting Social Security, Part 2

Naked jogger nabbed after run near White House

The Teabusters-1,000,000 Strong Against the Tea Party Movement March for Change this month!

Crazy person on Hartmann

Is DU Accepting Advertising Against Us?

Obama’s top counterterror official kept skiing after Christmas bomb attempt

On DU threads about overpopulation, everyone ignores the elephant in the living room.

President Obama to speak at 3.00pm Eastern about the

They better watch out, Obama is bad ass

The ads are getting worse

Stern Sidekick in Suicide Try

Singer Mary J. Blige punched her husband in the face at a nightclub

Thursday TOON Roundup part 1

Thursday TOON Roundup part 3

Obama's budget chief has child with ex-girlfriend, engaged to another woman

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Flight 253 Intel: What Did They Know And When Did They Know It?

Flight 253 Intel: What Did They Know And When Did They Know It?

"Danish Prime Minister Announces Invasion of Somalia"...

There Will Be NO 2010 Election.

1,350 GM dealers who lost their franchises last year could see them restored

The Rude Pundit: Why Ann Coulter Is a C*%@, Part 102,025 (Christian Redemption Edition)

DOW dropping like a rock.......

Civilian Deaths In Afghanistan Spark Protests, Impatience With Continued Violence

Three dead so far in St Louis shooting

Recovery: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow

Naked Jogger Nabbed After Run Near White House

Another Birther...

(Industry Top Lobbyist) Insurers Expect Big Hit in Final Health Bill

Dammit people, why can't we figure out that costs ALWAYS filter to the end user...

Should DU have a new Big Forum for Investigative Journalism?

Breaking: Security Contractors Charged in Afghanistan Killings

***Tanker Truck Hits Special Needs Bus***

stupid knows stupid...Ex-Speaker Newt Gingrich Praises GOP Chair Steele

Telegraph UK: Man's penis removed from pipe

Canto de Ossanha and City of God

Blackwater Settles Massacre Lawsuit, Pays Families of Dead Iraqis $100,000 Each

Another Indian student killed in Australia: Racism or hard times to blame?

FOIA Request Filed for OPR Report on Bush's Lawyers

4372

Good post about Hume's Tiger Woods comment...

Should Pediatricians Recommend Routine Circumcision?

Mother Jones: How Big Finance Bought Uncle Sam

Mother Jones: How Big Finance Bought Uncle Sam

Trouble At RNC HQ

Lieberman tanks

Oops an Irish Affair - Oh the crosses these RW hypocrites wear and bear everywhere

"The appetite for high level firings is diminishing"

National Weather Service Forecasts 30% chance of snow/sleet in Orlando, FL on Saturday!

Oh Shite are you watching GEM$NBC

Remember all the shite about Obama and Dawn Johnson

Calif. Board Reinstates Doctor’s License With Fatal Results

Obamatron alert: Obama is splainin' the failed attack on Christmas one more time..

Wayward Hungry Pig Captured In Nevada Co.

Atoms Right Now are discussing Their Healthcare and other threads

Should Pediatricians Recommend Routine Circumcision?

What the fuck???

What do you pay for Health Insurance??

Geology FAIL

YWAM and "the family" --very important information

Is the Devil part of "Intelligent Design" and how "intelligent" is it to create such a foe?

Past war offers Afghanistan lessons.

Past war offers Afghanistan lessons.

Past war offers Afghanistan lessons.

Plane Bomb Suspect Joined al Qaeda in London (Met American Cleric in Yemen)

The difficulties faced by our troops in Afghanistan

Angel Mother Lawrence Dedicates Life to Feeding Poor; Needs Help Paying Mortgage

Tell Pelosi & Reid: NO on MANDATE, YES on STATES' RIGHTS !

Revealing freeper comment.

US intervention could strengthen Qaeda: Yemen

New Jersey Senate Defeats Gay Marriage Bill (Mexico City more progressive than Jersey)

Do You Support Our Use of Private Security Contractors in Afghanistan?

Pass the podium-disinfectant, please.

Gasoline tops $2.70 a gallon, most since October '08

2 sentenced for sex with animals on Maury farm

GOP Aides Tell RNC: Keep Steele Quiet

TIME: The CIA Double Cross: How Bad a Blow in Afghanistan?

Winter

Great nations don't hunker down

Would "Shit Happens" be an appropriate response?

All this caterwauling about who was in vacation, where, and for how long ......

Here are the names of three authors whose works sell for a

Palin - Can I Call you Joe - Way to keep Palin from calling him O Biden

You realize we are still breaking records in insured unemployment claims, right?? Here look at this-

Obama hit this one out of the park, in my opinion. On the specifics and on the big picture.

Tweety compared Cheney to a Cuckoo Clock today on his show -

Last night I dreamed Howard Dean

Insurers Expect Big Hit in Final Health Bill (WSJ)

Insurers Expect Big Hit in Final Health Bill (WSJ)

"Take Responsibility"

"Take Responsibility"

Iraqis Welcome Blackwater Indictments

Cash-strapped Florida health group stops dialysis for poor patients

honest injun

Glenn BecKKK, African-American Studies professor

Former pro-choicer Abby Johnson says an abortion caused her conversion-Records say it never happened

Conn. police: Ex-Bush lawyer tried to kill wife

Nader files lawsuit in Maine: Democrats targeted for campaign tactics

Cancer–The Deadly Legacy of the Invasion of Iraq: PROTEST to Stop these War Crimes!

Hume's comments on Buddhism, Tiger Woods upset faithful

Obama Tells House Democrats He Supports Senate Tax On Cadillac Health Care Plans

Can you give me an example of Limbaugh wishing death on somebody?

St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Worker goes on rampage, shoots 8, kills 3 co-workers

McCain: My Battle With Obama More Vital Than Cold War, War On Terror

What We Stand For - Demands and Strategy to Fight the Crisis

What We Stand For - Demands and Strategy to Fight the Crisis

“Obama Has Kept the Machine Set on Kill”

There's a lot of talk tonight about admin officials falling on their swords over the failed

HuffPo editor Roy Sekoff on The Ed Show: This Has Got To Be The End of Tim Geithner (VIDEO)

'this is not a time for partisanship, this is a time for citizenship'

Holy Shite Pat Buchanan is back on GEM$NBC

Tea Party Email Warns Members: Beware Liberal Trolls Like Rachel Maddow

Tea Party Email Warns Members: Beware Liberal Trolls Like Rachel Maddow

Was the Orbitz Hovercraft valet parking ad really that offensive to someone?

The State Department misspelled his name...

The State Department misspelled his name...

Congo Approves Economic Stimulus Package Of AK-47 For Every Citizen (L'onion en francais!)

Gender & Oral Argument on the Roberts Court: An Empirical Examination of the Sotomayor Hypothesis

Florida Citrus crops survive (largely) first cold snap.. second one looming.

Florida Citrus crops survive (largely) first cold snap.. second one looming.

CIA attack a blow but won't stop anti-terror hunt

Don't miss Tweety today

If corporations are legal persons,

Is the Secret Service Targeting the Birthers?

07jan2010: *out damned spot* (KILL THESE 2000 PAGE BILLS)!

Greenpeace Ranks Apple Highest Among Tech Companies

Gaping hole in the Senate bill would allow insurers to charge thousands more if you're sick

Oh..This is just Great! (From ABC News)

Job Growth Erodes as Housing Bust Pushes Mobility to Record Low

Joan Walsh: Bush, post-9/11, hid behind Cheney. Obama, post-XMAS: "The buck stops with me."

Leno is going back to his 11:30 PM time slot, and it's looking like Conan is the odd man out

Senate Gearing Up To Move Jobs Bill

100 Points to the house of whomever provides the original

Study predicts $1.5 trillion increase in GDP if undocumented immigrant are legalized.

The 15 Most Heinous Climate Villains

Budget Director "Peter Orszag's Love Child Revealed"

American Enterprise Institute: Without Obama's Stimulus-Economy Would Have Done Worse-NO Recovery

U.S. Interest Rates Will Rise Sharply

Apocalypse man

Just had an earthquake in Alameda County, CA

Afghan women escape violence through suicide: report

The Plum LineGreg Sargent's blog Secret Service: Birthers’ Claim That We’re Probing Their Movement I

Mr Fish....

Valets caught racing customers' cars

Valets caught racing customers' cars

It's a renter's market. Prices fall, vacancies rise

US Convoy's Driving Questioned in Wreck That Killed Iraqis

Marriage Makes You Fat...

The Power of Ignorant Thinking

Nelson wants Medicaid deal for all states

Nelson wants Medicaid deal for all states

What's become of Dylan Rattigan?

Conservatives Dilute ‘Purity’ Test for Candidates

MoveYourMoney.info site is "currently unavailable"

Hey Ohio voters....Interesting news

Pelosi vows House Won't Be Rolled by Senate; Polis Caught Lying About Union Support

Pelosi vows House Won't Be Rolled by Senate; Polis Caught Lying About Union Support

Does anyone know if it is common practice to require 18 months of property taxes in escrow

Wingnuts

If the GOP wasn't so stupid THEY should have pressed for true universal health care

And Now, A Message From Dick Cheney

Robert Gates

" It is less useful to contemplate the hypocrisy of Fox News...

Anyone ever hear of "the Cardinal Clause"?

Once again, I feel compelled to say how great DU is..

Funeral home mistakenly sends brain to family of deceased

What Snowe and Collins got for Mainers: No public option and a 22.9% increase in premium

I am thinking of subscribing to "The Progressive" magazine. Anybody get it?

German Lingerie Ad Lifts the Veil on Muslim Women

Yay, Olympia Snowe! Anthem/BCBS-Maine proposes 22.9% health insurance plan rate increase

It would be easy just to "go off" about how disappointed and angry I am about several aspects of

Keith Olbermann is doing a story tonight on Rachel's "attempt" to join the teabaggers

Two Blackwater Guards Arrested by FBI on Murder Charges

Mexican government says Starbucks owes for using pre-Hispanic images on coffee mugs

If President Obama and our Legislators don't promptly shut-down the CIA's use of MERCENARIES,

Rudy Giuliani, Dumbass

Anyone see that punk Rethug congressman on Tweety looking like a deer caught in the headlights?

Sheriff Joe Arpaio investigated by grand jury

My hiatus from life to post at DU is coming to an end.

Michigan balks at Obama's stance in Asian carp fight

Joe Conason: Dodd's heir -- Lieberman's nightmare

Crooks & Liars: Michael "I'll Bring Fried Chicken & 'tater Salad" Steele: Either STFU or fire me.

Rachel Maddow Alert: She is on with Dave Letterman tonight.

Federal grand jury impaneled in investigation of Joe Arpaio!!!

IMHO, the motive for the St. Louis shootings: Corp was effing with workers' retirement accounts

Obama will renominate Butler as a federal judge

Obama will renominate Butler as a federal judge

GOP Aides Tell RNC: Keep Steele Quiet

Toyota's Prius top-selling car in Japan last year

David Sirota: After Helping Gordon Gekko Evade the SEC, Will Geithner Finally Now Be Fired?

Predict Rahm's next career path after politics.

Is the Peter Orzsak story legitimate news?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Judge threatens to send Walt Staton to prison because he gave drinking water to undocumented aliens!

Palin trying to re-write history by changing her definition of 'death panels'

((((WHACK - A - DICK))))

Rush caught in more lies-

Spain calls for common EU stance on airport body scanners

Jobs Rated 2010: A Ranking of 200 Jobs From Best to Worst

Pat Buchanan on MSNBC...

Germany Launches Probe Into Blackwater/CIA Assassination Plot

Important practical info on so-called "Cadillac" plans.

Important practical info on so-called "Cadillac" plans.

Man Caught Kicking Dog Charged With Animal Cruelty

HEADS UP!! Rachel Maddow on "The Late Show with David Letterman" Tonight

Swiss millionaire fined $290,000 for speeding - More than twice previous record

Swiss millionaire fined $290,000 for speeding - More than twice previous record

Are American Business Interests Sociopathic?

Just heard one of Obama's campaign promises

My Four Husbands and I:" Saudi Journalist Argues Women Should Have Right to Practice Polygamy Like M

what's buggin' me..O,& Happy New Year:)

It's So Cold Here In The Midwest That Terrorists Are Wearing.......

We need to get away from the siege mentality

Damnit People, Take a Moment To Inform Yourselves On WHO the "Cadillac Tax" applies to

Roll Tide Roll

Roll Tide Roll

Poll: Lieberman Hated By Everyone In Connecticut After Health Care Debates

Looks like I'm going to be laid off (along with others) at my company soon.

On Geithner, the Republicans are really going to be disappointed

Resign Mr. Geithner

NM Family Sues Funeral Home Over Brain in Bag

Bill would ID Medicaid employers

Snowstorm causes dozens of airplane crashes....

FOIA Request Filed for OPR Report on Bush's Lawyers

Oh Timmeh

Return of $3 gas to Indianapolis; maybe $4 by summer

Former Bu$h Attorney Charged With Trying To Kill His Wife!

Good! BCS Title game is on ABC & not Fox. Thus, we don't have to hear

Dorgan: When you screw over your friends they go home

The claim that moving away from high-cost plans means fewer benefits is false:

Delete. Wrong forum

McCain says,"I stand in Obama's way every day."

Anthem (Blue Cross) seeks 22.9 percent rate increase in Maine

Atlanta secession effort raises race issues

Question: What would happen to "Cadillac" plans if we had Single Payer? Public Option?

Microsoft HP Tablet PC Draws Apple Fanboy Ire

Microsoft HP Tablet PC Draws Apple Fanboy Ire

'The buck stops with me,' Obama says on terror plot

TARP

Is gambling an ethical way to fill the gap in a state budget and keep state workers employed?

Brooklyn 6th grade teacher is selling students a book on how to identify and save people from Satan

U.S. appeals court wary of habeas corpus challenge by detainees in Afghanistan

Bartcop Is Pissed

Joe The Bummer? Poll Shows Lieberman's Ratings In The Dumps

Health insurance has never saved an ill person's life - medical treatment saves lives

OLBERMANN Taunts GOP By Using The Word ‘TERROR’ 27 times

We can blame the 97,000 Nader voters in Florida in 2000

Kaiser Health News: Obama Backs 'Cadillac Tax' In Final Health Bill (pop the champagne!)

Geithner's New York Fed Pushed AIG to Keep Sweetheart Deals Secret

A gentle reminder from Auth

OK, let's tell the truth! Health Insurance or not?

Brian Williams MSNBC Bullshit Report: Claims scan machines really do see everything

Science confirms that blowing up mountains harms mountains

I Am A PROUD Corporatist

Former ACLU staff attorney & Obama nominee for federal judge sent back to Obama, Obama renominates

Thursday TOON Roundup part 2

Bet I'm not alone in finding this funny! Photo of another Freeper Error.

What a difference a day makes. HAHAHAHA !!!!!!

I am a PROUD SOCIALIST!

When the Supreme Court grants Corporations 1st Amendment rights, it's time

What if, just what if, we'd had an adult in the White House on 9/11 instead of a drunken idiot?

Damning Video compiles Obama's broken promises on Cadillac, Mandates.

Try this 12 question political test and shudder at how the rest of USA did.

blu ray players

Blow the whistle on rich tax frauds -- go straight to jail!

How Did You Come To DU?

Homeless Victory in Fresno, CA

Glen Beck: 'African-American Is a Bogus, PC, Made-Up Term... Not a Race'

Reported Killing of Children Haunts Foreign Forces as Protests Erupt Across Afghanistan

Dick Cheney's Campaign Of Treason Is Unraveling

Obama tells America to "man" up and to stop being wimps....

Witch-doctors reveal extent of child sacrifice in Uganda

Progressives Push For House Health Care Bill In End-Game Negotiations

How do feel about life on DU these days?

How do feel about life on DU these days?

Shame, Ladies

Kinsely: WHY are we reading Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab his Miranda rights?

"What we have done will not be lost to all Eternity."

Susan Molinari mulling run against Sen. Gillibrand (NY-Sen)

In Defense of W

FactCheck.org slams Chamber of Commerce Ad for grossly Inflated Numbers

President Obama to America—Read My Lips, No Transparency

Thread of appreciation to all of DUs photographers

I am REALLY PISSED OFF at a lot of DU'ers here on this website

So where are the "Green Tech Jobs" Mr President ??

So where are the "Green Tech Jobs" Mr President ??

I need to be comforted about Obama

Whalers Attack Small Boat

A collar that lays flat NO MORE: Haynes drops alleged spousal abuse spokesperspon Charlie Sheen

Icicles hang from orange trees and palm trees in Florida - pics

How would you feel about this bumper sticker? "Allahu Akbar"

Damnit People, IGNORE THE SPIN. Inform yourselves about what the AWFUL "Cadillac Tax" MEANS for YOU

Wal-Mart gets slap on wrist for union-busting in Hastings

Eh talks with Obama and doesn't afraid of misleading the President.

How can freaks like Mike Reagan have a radio show

Walk away from your mortgage!

Zodiak (ZodiakIronfist) died earlier this week

Zodiak (ZodiakIronfist) died earlier this week

Americans United says Louisiana may slant education toward creationism.

To punish the Democrats, we have to let Republicans win

To punish the Democrats, we have to let Republicans win

How about a "Thoughtful Discussions Without Rancor and Personal Aspersions" Forum?

A Year After The Biggest Bailout In US history, Wall Street Lobbyists Don't Just Have Influence...

Walk Away From Your Mortgage!

*** JANUARY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - ROUND 1 ***

*** JANUARY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - ROUND 2 ***

*** JANUARY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - ROUND 3 ***

*** JANUARY PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - ROUND 4 ***

the decade for women: forward, backward, or sideways?

Sarah Does New Orleans. A suggestion!

A Hiatus from DU for a while

A Hiatus from DU for a while

UNDER THE RUG: What Project Censored Missed and MSM Didn't Want You to Know in 2009

Snowmen of the world Unite

Dems cry foul over church’s decision to move meeting; pastor denies race was a concern

Chair of House Progressive Caucus to Obama: It's on you...You are raising taxes on middle class

Teabaggers to Protest at Detroit Auto Show

Former Bush counsel tries to kill wife

Former Bush counsel tries to kill wife

I cried on the phone with Senator Reid's office today....

Senator Vitter Blocks Nominee For Baton Rouge (federal) Court

If it's cold out where you are, come sit by the fire and warm yourself.

A rare clip of The Grateful Dead trying to play for a drunk and unruly DU lounge.

BREAKING: Billy Joel breathes sigh of relief as Obama nixes Cadillac-ac-ac-ac-ac-ac-ac-ac tax

Goodbye Baby

Massive Attack - Unfinished Sympathy Live Glastonbury 08

PHOTO: MMMM...Cheeseburger Potstickers (sirloin, caramelized onions & cheddar filling)

"Well he kinda shoulda sorta woulda loved her if he coulda..."

Hey Hollywood... !!

Today's fail........

I'm not normally fond of remakes, but hot damn Clash of the Titans looks good!

STONE COLD STUNNER! BAH GAWD! ITS A SLOBBERKNOCKER!!!

frost on the pumpkins!

I'm sick of hearing "Neanderthal" used as a derogative term. Let's come up with

You've Made Me So Very Happy-Blood Sweat And Tears 1969

STREAKER!!!!!!

Is anyone listening?

Anyone here own a Roomba?

Holy crap......a 500 calorie reduction a day can lead to 10 lbs a year???

Good morning Lounge

Hey ladies! Check out this big boner!

Why do some women wear clothes they can't walk in?

Help me find a quotable authority on grammar

Why do aliens anal probe humans?

Joe Lieberman: "Independent" Senator from Connecticut that swims up your urethra.

scientific parenting

Floridians: beware of falling iguanas

Dinner for tonight on a cold day.

Why can't I stay out of GD anymore?

I forgot my wallet at home today

What would you do with 20 million tax free dollars?

AARGH! Having to get a new credit card number is a PAIN IN THE ASS!

In honor of the White House Streaker, I proudly present:

Google Chrome is awesome now that extensions work with it

Turnabout- fair, perhaps, but very very cruel

Holy crap! It's 310.15 Kelvins where I'm at!

How many of you listen to Glenn Beck?

Just posted "any other lesbians here?" in a different forum . . .

The GOP Continues to Put American Lives at Risk

With a screech of brakes...

Wow! The future is sweet! They have flying cars

Stern Sidekick in Suicide Try

I can't decide which state is more Fun loving, Alabama or Texas

Chilly forecast (toon)

Most useless gadget ever...

Haven't heard from Orly Taitz in weeks... has she finally given up?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/7/09

Hey cable company? Why did you add Foxnews HD and not Comedy Central HD?

Have you ever deleted an email without reading it?

You know those wiggly letters you have to type before posting on

GREAT Dem opportunities for 2010

Is it wrong to lust over

Bush-era Gitmo releases: A difficult specific PR problem for the WH

09 CTS-V Nurburgring Record Run 7:59.32

EPA replacing Bush smog limit with stricter rule

Exactly what are the features of the Cadillac plan that make it excessive in terms of benefits?

Big Ed:Settle Down Folks I'm not going ANYWHERE!!!!

"With Ritter Stepping Down, Democratic Prospects Improve in Colorado"

Cat pic thread! My 15 (almost 16) year old Oz catching some rays.

First stage complete

Dodd To Treasury?

Ted Koppel may return to ABC as host of "This Week"

HELP ME NOT TO HAVE A COOKY

Psycho - alpha - disco - beta - bio - aqua - do - loop

EPA replacing Bush smog limit with stricter rule (This Day just gets better and better!)

Anybody here know which jobs have been created by stimulus funds so far? I know we've saved jobs

Still up; tell me your secrets except not when you lost your virginity. I'm gonna assume.

"The American economy will recover even if the housing market doesn't."

"The American economy will recover even if the housing market doesn't."

one of life's little ironies

Cosmic Slop

"Rep. Chris Murphy vs. Lieberman?"

Us3 -Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia)

Obama to take responsibility for security mistakes, source says

Dorothy Ashby - Canto de Ossanha

Dorothy Ashby - By The Time I Get To Phoenix

Dorothy Ashby - Love Is Blue

Whoo Hoo! Amazon just delivered my "It's Garry Shandling's Show" complete DVD box set.

Cillizza: Ken Salazar will NOT run for CO Gov; Will back Hickenlooper

Our MoveOn.org event to push our progressive Congressperson to keep fighting on Health Care Reform

Question on Dodd's retirement and Banking Re-regulations.

You Got Me

Sweetest Thing

Doo Wop

Rassmussen finds Blumenthal(CT) way ahead

Quenstion on Health Care: Will older people pay the same as younger folks?

Congo Approves Economic Stimulus Package of AK-47 for Every Citizen

Got Til It's Gone

2 ex-Blackwater Guards Charged With Murder

So, TELL ME AGAIN, why aren't we ALL marching to Washington

The night of the loving dead

I want to kill the person who invented MoviPrep

Naked jogger nabbed near White House

Share your cry-like-a-baby Twilight Zone episode(s)

PGA tour starts today with Tiger Woods absent due to knee surgery

The Big Lebowski - as written by Shakespeare

Brennan and Napolitano each speaking then 30 mins of questions at WH now. MSNBC. nt

Brennan and Napolitano each speaking then 30 mins of questions at WH now. MSNBC. nt

HEY MINNESOTEANS! SHUT THE DAMNED DOOR ALREADY!

Rnc Scumbag On Msnbc Claiming

Kseniya Simonova's amazing sand drawing...

Hey, are there any FB users here who would be willing to friend me?

Cloudy With A Chance of Meatballs

Release of the Security Review Conducted After the Failed Christmas Terrorist Attack (WhiteHouse)

TMZ Reporting: Conan O'Brien Is Out. Jay Leno Is Back On At 11:30 pm

Bootsy Collins - Stretchin'Out

Google Sites

Meow!

Geithner instructed AIG not to inform the public about their taxpayer $$ going to banks through AIG

what if Shakespeare wrote "The Big Lebowski " ?

Artie Lang tried to commit suicide

"Verlaine Verlaine Verlaine Verlaine Verlaine..."

Knock knock...

A cucumber doesn't care if you don't shave your legs.

Sen. Nelson says he wants Medicaid deal for all states

Leno going back to 11:30, Conan out

Well, I'm beginning to think 2 cups of black Kona coffee probably wasn't the best choice

Sterling Hayden or Robert Ryan?

Can we have a policy about spoilers?

Zion

You know what I find odd about the whole underwear bomber debate

So for $2million, Beyonce will perform for Wife Beating, violent sons of dictators

About that whole 'g-spot' issue...

YouTube - Hüsker Dü - "Eight Miles High" (Pink Pop Festival 87)

Dawn Johnsen To Be Re-Nominated, plus many others.

YouTube: The Byrds - "The Times They Are A Changin' / Do You Believe In Magic" (Hullabaloo 10/4/65)

Obama and Clinton are Eisenhower Republicans?

Rahm Emanuels Brother is Ezekiel Emanuel: Peter Orszag's Medicare Plan

YouTube - Dream Theater & Queensryche - "Comfortably Numb" (2003)

So, the psychiatrist I saw at the hospital last night has a treatment for my depressive phase.

100 Points to the house of whomever provides the original

YouTube - Anathema, "Comfortably Numb"

YouTube - Pink Floyd - "Comfortably Numb" - from PULSE - HD High Definition Widescreen

Politically who is it best for Obama to root for tonight (Alabama or Texas)?

PHOTO: How Obama is treating his grassroots...

i give you..." Solid Potato Salad" by the Ross sisters

Stricter New Smog Limit Would Hit Rural Areas, Too

RMFTR!

"We are a nation at war, and the Republican's efforts to block President Obama's nominees is

"We are a nation at war, and the Republican's efforts to block President Obama's nominees is

if february 7, 2010 is super bowl xliv...

Re: National Security Report coming out today: "Americans will be 'shocked' "

Try as the media might to bring Obama down, asking how badly this attempted attack will hurt him...

***HEADS UP*** President Obama Speaks on Security Review of Attempted Terror Attack on Christmas Day

Sen Kerry about the excise tax, the good in it, the less good and how to fix it.

John Brennan's voice and tone is so soothing. And he seems to know everything

Bush holdover Michael Leiter remained on ski slopes after Christmas Day airline bombing attempt

McCoy is injured and (I think) out of the game.

I just heard something I hadn't before...that stimulus funds went to "fictitious" zip codes

Married couples will pay more than unmarried couples under health care plan

Ezra Klein: The excise tax and its critics

Conservative Boycott of "Too Liberal" CPAC is ON!

High School Band kids... Did you ever perform at a TV football game?

"I continue to urge him to recognize the genuine terrorist threat that our country continue to face"

When did LeftyFingerPop move to New Hampshire?

From Cadillac to Chevy Tax: Anthem seeks 22.9 percent rate increase in Maine

Ironic that it's taken a Republican to get the ball rolling on financial industry accountability

Bachmann finds no financial support from fellow MN Republicans

If I was God ...

Obama to renominate Senate delayed appointees.

It seems Big Ed and HuffPost is trying to bring down Obama w/ this Geithner mess.

Heitkamp 'very interested' in rematch with Hoeven

Remember that shoulder flick gesture Obama used in campaign?

Jim Holt to make Senate race

Slade Gorton, Repub. 9/11 Commission member, said, paraphrased,

Mmm... chai latte

Ke$sha challenges Susan Boyle to a duel!!!!

I think I know why the health care negotiations are not on C-SPAN. One reason...

Is being evil more fun than being good?

Nelson: We should have waited on health care

Rep. Chris Murphy vs. Lieberman?

Seven firefighters help free cucumber stuck in steel pipe

A catnip scratch pad or an old box? (Dialup warning)

My first show of the year. Check it out, if you know what's good for you

Can we fly in Boise State to the Rose Bowl for the 2nd Half?

States have traveling residents on their Census radar

PA-Gov: Gerlach Gets Out

YouTube - Boz Scaggs, Paramount Theater, Oakland, 12/31/76: "The low, low, low, low LOW down..."

Oh Boy..... I hope Obama doesn't watch Jon Stewart tonite...

Administration Boosts Volunteerism In First Year

Obama Called Panty Bomber A "Terrorist" Twice

Obama WILL re-nominate Dawn Johnsen

It may snow in Orlando Saturday.

Biden's 92-year-old mother 'seriously ill'

If I hear "Run This Town" once more....

"'Cadillac' tax isn't a tax -- it's a plan to finance real health reform"

Bob Barr defends Obama

Remember, There Were No Files

MSNBC keeps saying if there's another attack it'll be Obama's "3rd strike."

Unemployment-claims data signal job gains are near (What we have been waiting for!!!)

"Steele Lashes Out (at GOP): Critics Should ‘Get a Life,’ ‘Shut Up,’"

95cc of fluid

Birther Given Free Reign to Spread Race Hate Amongst 8th Graders.

Massachusetts Senate Contest Competitive? What if...

POLL: Lieberman Approval Tanks in CT (25% approval, 19% approve of health care reform shenanigans)

VPOTUS Returns Home as Jean Biden is Seriously Ill

Nate-dog does his Nerdy Numbers Thing on the 2010 Congressional Elections

Little Boots and Gary Numan - Are Friends Electric?

Looks like Xmas came late for 'Bama!

House May Tax Payrolls, Drop Wealth Levy to Finance Health Plan

Hayworth Gearing Up For Senate Race

Republicans in Nebraska want state to stop splitting Electoral Votes

How much trouble would you be in?

Quick and dirty: Senate excise tax or House's tax on the rich?

We are already for the football game to begin, everybody has on something orange.

I am not impressed with Alabama's offense.

In 107 years, Alabama has NEVER beaten Texas in college football.

Unions dont get Cadillac Health Insurance

Having an injection for a bulging cervical disc tomorrow... vibes? advice?

Tax on Health Care Will Erode Coverage for Middle Class

Candiru: Amazon fish that swims up your urethra.

My photos of the day.

Google Predicts Unemployment Rate Will Be 9.4% Tomm.

Who can explain the logic to us of DLC Harold Ford Jr, considering a run against INCUMBANT in NY?

Stimulus Facts Are Stubborn Things

"Obama To Meet With Union Leaders To Discuss Cadillac Tax"

Anyone catch the Vic Chesnutt tribute on FresH Air today?

Only Insurance Fat Cats Win

Fear Not! Obama is "leading an extremist left-wing crusade!"

If you could marry one of these which would it be?

"Where Humanity and Felinity intersect for real

When Elvis met Nixon: Aides recall Oval Office meeting (with video)

Will reporting good news always come with attacks on DUers?

YouTube - Little Feat (ORIGINAL Lowell Edition), "Fat Man In The Bathtub," Old Grey Whistle Test '75

So I guess today is not a good day to talk about 70 degree temps, huh?

Wells Fargo Sucks

Would it be worth having a SNOUT if it helped you find TRUFFLES?

Really. Why Aren't Progressives Organizing?

Facebook was a lot nicer, before your whole family showed up on it

Does anyone have the Motorola Droid yet? Your review?

God fucking dammit I got sucked into Big Love...why why why??????

This is when I put the kool-aid down... Will State of the Union Speech Push Back Lost Premiere?

If the point of taxing "Cadillac" plans is to tax the wealthy, why don't we just tax the wealthy?

WSJ: Insurers Expect Big Hit in Final Health Bill

I miss Johnny Carson.

What are Little Girls Made of?

What are Little Girls Made of?

it's around -10 and my husband was going to walk to work so he wouldn't have to wake me up

The Hi tomorrow will be -5. That's "NEGATIVE" five! Plus windchills!

What Music was playing when you lost your virginity?

Okay, who's watching "The Real Housewives of Orange County"?

Stop the Stupid, I Want to Get Off

i have an outdoor dog that hates being inside. it is suppose to get to 4

Stop whining and post a picture of winter at your place. Sheesh.

René Descartes, René Auberjonois or René Magritte?

From today's speech:

Did you ever divorce and then remarry the same person, or did someone close to you do that?

How is Congress Going to Make HCR Better Next Year?

When did trickle down economics become Democratic policy?

Holy crap! Just scared by a big red-shouldered hawk!

POTUS and the Big Dawg to Meet in the Oval Today at 1:30pm

Kindle or Nook?

Why do most people like the music they grew up with best?

JANUARY PHOTO CONTEST: Come and vote in all of the polls! :^)

I've been dieting for 5 days. I'm having day dreams about all my favorite foods. And since

Handy Guide to how Global Warming/Climate Change exists despite today's cold weather

DUer ZodiakIronfist, husband of VenusRising, died this past Tuesday.

U.S. learned intelligence on airline attack suspect while he was en route

A Promise Broken on a vow to end no-bid contracts

South Sudanese cattle raid 'kills 140'

Yemen: Plane bomb suspect met with radical cleric

China tainted milk problem kept secret for months

4 Dead After 20-Hour Gun Battle in Kashmir

Hill Republicans join fight against D.C. gay marriage

Obama Backs Cadillac Tax as Pelosi Faces Discord on Health Bill

New Mexico teacher honored for saving student

'Saddam Street' upsets Iraqis

FOIA Request Filed for OPR Report on Bush's Lawyers

Nelson: We should have waited on health care

Honduras military chiefs charged over Zelaya's removal

EPA Replacing Bush Smog Limit With Stricter Rule

NCTC director Michael Leiter remained on ski slopes after Christmas Day airline bombing attempt

Germany warms to Turkish EU bid

German parliament to investigate alleged CIA (Blackwater) murderplot

Budget Director "Peter Orszag's Love Child Revealed"

Last-Minute Holiday `Surge' Pushes December Retail Sales Above Estimates

National security adviser: Airline bomber report to 'shock' Americans

Israel to Pay U.N. $10.5 Million for Gaza Damage

Man threatening to `kill all the Jews' taken off Miami flight, arrested

AP: 2 ex-Blackwater Guards Charged With Murder

Just had an earthquake in Alameda County, CA

Conservatives Dilute ‘Purity’ Test for Candidates

U.S. senators (McCain & Lieberman) laud use of drones against suspected militants

Security contractors charged

To save energy, thermostat becomes mini computer

US intervention could strengthen Qaeda: Yemen

Marketplace blast kills 9 as violence rises in Afghanistan's east

Yemen Details Actions of Suspect Before Bomb Attempt

Yemen's Child Soldiers Go To War

Susan Molinari mulling run against Sen. Gillibrand (NY-Sen)

Activists pursue Japanese whalers by helicopter

AP: 2 ex-Blackwater (Xe) Guards Charged With Murder

The Plum LineGreg Sargent's blog Secret Service: Birthers’ Claim That We’re Probing Their Movement I

McCain says,"I stand in Obama's way every day."

Chiquita settles shareholder suits

Anthem seeks 22.9 percent rate increase in Maine

Obama Orders Air Marshal Surge by Feb. 1: 'Race Against Time'

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday January 7

Atlanta secession effort raises race issues

Glen Beck: 'African-American Is a Bogus, PC, Made-Up Term... Not a Race'

N.J. Senate rejects same-sex marriage

UN experts urge Iraq, U.S. to pursue Blackwater case

Gates backs critique of spy agencies in Afghanistan

EPA pushes tougher smog rules

Eight killed in suicide bomb blast

Cell Phones May Protect Brain From Alzheimer's

Ronald Reagan's grandson (son of Conservative Talker Michael Reagan) arrested in Los Angeles

Salazar won't run for Colo. governor

With sales at a dribble, Minnesota is ending its once-ballyhooed prescription-drug service.

Killer recites Muslim prayer as he's put to death for murder of Toledo store owner

GOP Aides Tell RNC: Keep Steele Quiet

Pelosi vows to defend House healthcare bill (Says Public Option Still Under Consideration)

Indiana nabs electric vehicle manufacturing facility and 400 new jobs

Afghan war kills three children a day: report

Blackwater settles lawsuits over shootings

Nebraska to be winner-take-all? (because Obama won Omaha)

AP Exclusive: Gates to stay at Pentagon this year

Dawn Johnsen To Be Re-Nominated, Confirms White House

Economists worry economy won't recoup 7 million lost jobs

'Purple pill' Nexium's maker reaches deal to delay generic version for 3 years

'Purple pill' Nexium's maker reaches deal to delay generic version for 3 years

U.S. senators urge utility to keep IT jobs onshore

Mobile phone use may stave off, reverse Alzheimer's: study

President Obama: ‘Ultimately the buck stops with me’

Anthrax outbreak in Scotland kills 6 drug addicts

Tablet computers make a big splash at CES

Lieberman tanks

Police: Ex-Bush lawyer tried to kill wife (Former W.H. Deputy Counsel John Farren)

Goodbye kiss provoked Newark airport scare: report

Kerry defends tax on 'Cadillac' health plans

BREAKING: Joe Arpaio investigated by grand jury (Fed. Jury Impaneled, Witnesses Testifying Next Wk)

BREAKING: Police: 3 people shot at St. Louis factory

Walgreens, Genpact ink 10-year outsourcing deal

Geithner’s New York Fed Told AIG to Limit Swaps Disclosure

Nader sues US Dems, others, in Maine court

The Year the Senate Fell

Grist: Economics as pathology, part two

The Mafia Is Running the Giant World Casino

Catholic Bishops Embrace Anti-Abortion Terrorizers Missy Smith and Randall Terry

Gene Lyons (not even spring training and the home runs continue)

Instant News, The Genius of Brit Hume

Joe Conason: Partisan Hysteria Hypes (and Helps) Al-Qaida

Calling the Bluff in the Conference Committee

Hysterics on the high seas will never halt whaling

The Happiest People - The people of Costa Rica - financing education not war

Stick it to the banks

CIA and mercenaries plotted murder of German citizen

Repealing FDR’s Law Helped to Create Bloated Banks

Nelson to Fight for All States.

The Real Reason Profiling Fails

Anti-imperialism in 3-D

Former Blackwater Guards Charged with Murder

Venezuela Presents New Evidence of U.S. Violation of Venezuelan Airspace from Curacao

Geithner’s dubious AIG cover up

Christian Right Seeks 'No Fly' Status for 'Flying Spaghetti Monster'

Little Blue Pills Among the Ways CIA Wins Friends in Afghanistan

Pay Czar:Lack of Authority Is Disappointment (he's keeping fingers crossed banksters will do right)

Intelligence Agencies To Hire Spelling Bee Champs in Fight Against Terrorism

David Sirota: After Helping Gordon Gekko Evade the SEC, Will Geithner Finally Now Be Fired?

Tea Party Email Warns Members: Beware Liberal Trolls Like Rachel Maddow

Afghanistan a gold mine for security companies

"Were setting ourselves up for a big catastrophe..."(economy)

No fare deal for London or Venezuela

The C-SPAN Lie - Health Care Debate Live on TV?

Thom Hartmann confronts Jerry Doyle on economic fascism

Young Turks: Michael Steele - GOP Won't Win In 2010 Elections

Joe Lieberman Blocks More Things

Papantonio: The Banking Industry America's New Thugs

Finally, An Obama That Fox News Can Love

Tech Worker Shortage, H-1B System Challenged

Rachel Maddow Proves How Cheney, King, Steele Etc Are "Obviously & Demonstrably" Lying About Obama

And we all Shine On

Todd Harris, GOP Strategist, DECIMATED By Chris Matthews

To Justify Hypocritical Attacks, Rudy Giuliani Claims The Shoe Bomber’s Attempted Attack Happened Be

Part 1: President Obama Gives Security Update - 01/07/10

Thom Hartmann - Why are conservatives doing Osama bin Ladens work for him?

Medicare for All demonstration GRAND CENTRAL TERMINAL, New York, NY

RT "Keiser Report" - Wear Eldridge Cleaver Genitalia Exposing Pants to Comply with Airport Security

Part 2: President Obama Gives Security Update - 01/07/10

Follow Up On "White Power USA" - A Sobering Look At The Growth Of White Supremacist Groups In The US

MIT economist Simon Johnson - 'We now have a financial system completely based on moral hazard'

TYT: Australia Comes After TYT On Racist(?) KFC Ad Controversey

60 Minutes: Palin Exposed 'hitting bottom' 'debacle of historic & epic proportions'

New Video Shows Japanese Boat DELIBERATELY rams Ady Gil

Helen Thomas: You Never Explain Why They Want To Do Us Harm! What's Their Motivation?

Jack Cafferty on Obama's HCR Transparency

Glenn Beck vs. Glenn Beck on Racism

AMAZING SPEECH BY WAR VETERAN

Red State Update Prays For Tiger Woods

Chinese resources chief eyes Antarctica minerals

Drumbeat: January 7, 2010

Fractal Adaptive Cycles in Natural and Human Systems

Rapid Arctic Sea Ice Melt: The Big Picture

Top British firms drag their feet to reduce carbon footprints

BBC: Methane release 'looks stronger'—seeping from the Arctic seabed

BBC probes bias in its coverage of science and the environment

Greenland real estate dries up

Hudson Bay Sea Ice Melting Season One Month Longer Than In 1979

University Of Montana Study - Warming Likely To Enhance Droughts, Boost Fires In Rocky Mountain West

Michigan's wind energy industry sputters

Study: US biofuels policies flawed

KY State Rep. Introduces Resolution To Ban All Potential State, Local Laws To Control CO2 Output

Old Polaroid factory turns to solar panel production

Warmer Climate Could Stifle Carbon Uptake by Trees, New CU-Boulder Study Says

The betting is that 2010 will be the hottest year on record (Economist article)

Study Finds Global Warming Will Stresses (Montana) Region's Forests

The Great California Condor Comeback

Big River: The Legacy of Big Ag Downstream

To save energy, thermostat becomes mini computer

Hundreds of wind turbines to be built in Firth of Forth

GM Begins Mass Production at Volt Battery Assembly Plant Today

NPR/Foreign Policy: Bolivia To Pave The Great Green Way? (convening an alternative climate summit)

Cape Wind Delay a Big Win for Dirty Energy Interests

Why it is so cold

Energy Magnate Koch Funds New Anti-Cape Wind Group

Obama's Health Care Lies And Reversals

Eddie 'the Eagle' carries Olympic torch

Antitrust Case Has Implications Far Beyond N.F.L.

Mark McGwire to be used a pinch hitter this season????

Eric Mangini will remain as head coach of Cleveland Browns

Since today seems to be a visual sort of day here at the Sports Forum

NFL Playoff Predictions - No Points Spreads

Can they please get rid of Lou Holtz.

Mayweather vs Pacquiao

Eagle Employee spits on the Star...

trumad's favourite coach is kicking some ass tonight!

Report: MLB, Japan champs could play

***NCAA FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP THREAD***

Fucking Disgraceful. Either Boise State or TCU could have kicked either

NFL Wildcard Playoff Picks (with point spreads)

Mexico urged to protect activists after campaigner shot dead

Chiquita settles shareholder suits

Colombian rebels acknowledge killing kidnapped governor, blame rescue order

“Obama Has Kept the Machine Set on Kill”

The Climate Change Crisis, a Challenge for the Human Condition and for an Ethics of Nature

El Salvador president enjoys nearly 90% approval

Israel to pay UN compensation of US $10m

IDF issues warning to Gazans after mortar barrage on Israel

Report: Al-Qaida CIA bomber was furious over Gaza war

500 Cuban doctors desert Venezuela for US after bribing Ven officials

the briefs are in from chicago supporters

Another failure of signs stopping crime

Janitors charge ABM Janitorial Services with racial discrimination

'bout describes the current labor situation

8 shot, 3 dead at ABB power shooting

National Nurses United Wants House To Hold The Line On Health Tax On Workers

Right to Carry Bill To Be Heard ,Jan 12, in California Assembly Committee

AFL-CIO: We Still Have Leverage To Improve Healthcare Reform Bill

Today in Labor History Jan 7 Wobblie Tom Mooney pardoned and freed after 22 years in San Quentin

AP: Unemployment-claims data signal job gains are near

Man jailed for wife's guns/Bremerton WA

Zero tolerance--student expelled for possessing weapon OFF CAMPUS

Portugal poised to pass marriage equality

New Jersey State Senate defeats marriage equality, Lambda Legal to go back to the courts

With NJ same-sex marriage defeat, supporters are going back to court

Organizing a Rally

Alleged Mistress Claims Tiger Woods Participated in Gay Encounters

Watch the NJ marriage debate and vote live now

Boycott of Starbucks?

N.J. Senate rejects bill legalizing gay marriage

An Interesting Article On the Man Who May Get Us Marriage Equality

The winter long

Please recommend the preliminaries!!

A few more from '09

*** JANUARY CONTEST PRELIMINARIES ARE (at long last) UP IN GD **

Two House Finches at our feeder

Night shots in Chinatown

Twenty years old today.

Better or worse?

An invitation to the unveiling of my newest SmugMug gallery.

Orcas splitting into 2 species?

Giant Intergalactic Gas Stream Longer Than Thought

Dusty, Little Galaxy

Golden Ratio Discovered in Quantum World: Hidden Symmetry Observed for the First Time in Solid State

A frozen Britain from space

Strangest things in space

Series of Pic's leading up to my 2009 Favorite

U.S. Jobs May Rebound In 2010, But Unemployment ?

Rubin Rides Again, By Mike Whitney

Fed Warns Banks They Need To Worry About Rising Interest Rates

The economy is so bad.......

Total Non-Seasonally Adjusted Unemployment Claims Hit New Record.

A book I ran across: "Adventures of a Lightworker: Dead End Date"

A friend requests special assistance.

RACHEL TODAY speculated

The energy of a name

I had a very weird dream last night.

Treat Me, but No Tricks Please

Studies: Bone drugs may help prevent breast cancer

One in six American men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer

Vitamin D lack, blacks' heart risk linked

Why is it that drs are bashed if they give pharmaceuticals, but praised if mega-vits?

A sonata a day keeps the doctor away

Anyone watching the PBS series "This Emotional Life"? I highly recommend it!

Holiday Uptick in Severe H1N1 Swine Flu --CDC Worried More Deaths May Occur

Please...Tell me how you healed your heel spur or plantar Fasticus.

No Evidence to Support Psychological Debriefing in Schools Decreases PTSD After Disasters

Anesthesia for colonoscopy. Thanks, Cigna. NOT covered!

"The Vita-Myth - Do supplements really do any good?"

Vtamin D cuts major disease risk by 50-80% - can significantly reduce health care costs

Whites are mutant blacks - the evolution of skin color

School district says no to Race to the Top

Just How Private are Charter Schools?

Teachers, how does your state qualify kids as LD? MR?

Compassion is our salvation

Richard Feynman on doubt, uncertainty and religion

A theologian and humanist looks at Genesis and evolution.

Is the Devil part of "Intelligent Design" and how "intelligent" is it to create such a foe?

This video needs no comment:

Christians here, do you have unshakable faith that Jesus Christ was a real man?

Disappearing for a month

More from the Dia de Reyes supper - the dessert!

Do you make most of your own bread?

The curious history of General Tso's chicken

A cousin was invited to a Dia de Reyes supper last night - cow's head was on the menu

The Artisan Breadbakers - Zoe and Jeff - have a new "Bread Baking Book"

The crockpot is full of sliced onions

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