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Archives: January 8, 2010

Question for anybody who knows anything about using HDMI cords on their Teevees

Former Playboy model found burned to death in trash bin

I wish this would happen more often.

What do you think?

What do you think?

Barry Bonds' son charged for altercation with mother

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

Colombia declares forest fires national disaster, will get U.S. help

Colombia declares forest fires national disaster, will get U.S. help

This is an interesting older article about outsourcing

Food industry 'too secretive' over nanotechnology

Food industry 'too secretive' over nanotechnology

Officials Confirm Probe of Arpaio, His Office

Drudge Gay-Baiting Nat'l Security?

Senator Wyden Demands IP Treaty Details

Govt could stop Gays Bill - minister

Former Bush lawyer charged with attempted murder

The Joe Scum discussion on GITMO

The Atlantic Conveyor belt

Federal Funding for Safe Havens Not Tracked

Now boarding our 'No Nuts' passengers........

"Just go shopping".... "Go to the Mall, go to Disneyland".. What if the advice had been different?

china now officially first exporter in the world. germany falls behind and ranks second.

How one US base in Afghanistan adopted two orphans

Ghouliani lying on TV

Taiwan firm: China got Iran part with nuke uses

Pakistan's Displacement Crisis Far From Over: UN

Does Afghanistan Have a Military Solution?

"whew" on Scarbo?

Drug benefit expanded to 1 million more seniors

C-SPIN WJ: Mikie Steele...

Court Spectator Sues Judge For $1.5M For Drug-testing Him ‘On A Hunch’

Guy from electoral-vote site very confident Blumenthal will win

Healthcare overhaul could save money and boost jobs

85,000 Jobs Lost in December, Unemployment Steady at 10%

Giuliani on Morning Joke: Well Bush wasn't warned that 9/11 was coming so he can't be blamed

How dangerous is it to call the cops in the inner city

When scary Jesus make the news, Mark Morford

The Things They Say

WSJ: Let China Play by the Rules We Do

The Prophecies of Asu: New Year’s Revolution

The Three Magi of the Meltdown

Why Did Hanes Stand By Charlie Sheen For So Long?

What's the over/under on tombstonings during the State of the Union Address you think?

Sex, money, and bigotry: meet the Robinsons

What items that are in the house health care bill ...

Incredible satellite image from NASA showing the whole of Britain completely covered in snow

Gold prices and Terrorism?

Goldman sued by pension fund and individual shareholder over bonuses

"Hundreds of Millions" of Islamic Terrorists? They Must be Pretty Incompetent

Would you support another 9/11 Commission where the panelists were picked by a Dem administration?

Give me all the Viagra I can eat and I might have a WMD in my undies too!

Republican congressman compares Yemen to the midwest

Iowa “Pro-Family” Group Protests Governor’s Support for the Transgender Day of Remembrance

The Ady Gil sank while being towed...

Bazaar Suggestion Time - Fixing the Economic mess

Burrowing Bushie hold-over issues illegal subpoena and gag-order against Liberal news site

Giuliani: "We Had No Domestic Attacks Under Bush. We've Had One Under Obama"

The neighbors of the good old boy from Missouri who shot his co-workers say he was a fine fellow

New Years Resolutions - Then & Now

Camera traps yield first-time film of tigress and cubs (w/ Video

Portugal’s parliament approves same-sex marriage.

Please don't throw me into that briar patch!

Is anyone else catching or has seen the White Supremacy Special on now ...

SEIU: "Comprehensive Immigration Reform Would Increase U.S. GDP by $1.5 Trillion Over 10 Years

Terrorism Q&A

Terrorism Q&A

Karzai: "We don't want to undermine the Taliban... We want to undermine the terrorists."

Stricter new smog limit would hit rural areas, too (good news)

The Dirty Little Secret: Nuclear Security Issues in . . . .

I actually love what Dick Cheney is doing....

The Hatfields vs. The McCoys: The Teabagger Civil War

Obama needs some attack dogs to go after liars like cheney & giuliani

‘Afghan Insurgency Can Sustain Itself Indefinitely’: Top U.S. Intel Officer

Tell George Stephanopoulos what you thought of his soft ball interview with Rudy

Tell George Stephanopoulos what you thought of his soft ball interview with Rudy

The LIFE photo archive: hosted by Google

Bad news on the Jobs front: Dec job loss 'not what we want': White House aide

WH security report was further redacted before release

White House Scorecard for 2009: Why Obama Gets at Best a 'C" Grade

"I Assume Full Responsibility."

Critics blast wrong Sen. Nelson (Ne) vote in favor of the national health care reform bill

Why is Fox News Leaving Geithner Alone? by Cenk Uygur -- New Site hosts Election Integrity study

If a person is allowed to come on this board and espouse

Mosaic Commemorates 5,000 Americans Killed in Iraq and Afghanistan

The Teabaggers are terrorists! American Cartoonist Getting Death Threats from Tea Baggers

Why Is the Whistleblower Who Exposed the Massive UBS Tax Evasion Scheme the Only One Heading to Pris

Gen. Flynn (the man that say the Taliban can sustain) says there is still hope for the US

Toon: Fighting the war on T.E.R.R.O.R.

Afghan Insurgency Can Sustain Itself Indefinitely’: Top U.S. Intel Officer

Afghan Insurgency Can Sustain Itself Indefinitely’: Top U.S. Intel Officer

Afghan Insurgency Can Sustain Itself Indefinitely’: Top U.S. Intel Officer

Gates to Remain at Defense at Least Another Year

The World from Berlin: 'How Much Bush Is There in Obama?'

Poll - economic recovery

Support for the President's Buck-Stop Response to the Would-be Plane Bomber

Authorities Believe Heroin Contaminated With Anthrax Circulating In Scotland - 6 Confirmed Dead

Damn... I guess we will have to outlaw bankruptcy AGAIN!

Proposed Amnesty Serves to Whitewash Honduran Coup, CEPR Co-Director Says

Iranian state TV : Neda's death was faked

: BSMP was Founded By Sarah Palin's Eldest Daughter Bristol

Tonight on Bill Moyers' Journal: Big Finance and Big Politics

A glimpse at how Nixon was set up to take the fall for Watergate

Krugman: Payrolls and paradigms

Eliot Spitzer: Tip of the Iceberg

1/3 of newly minted J.D.'s can't find jobs

Scotiabank now Canada's biggest publisher (Canwest bankruptcy)

Former CIA agent: Bush Made Intelligence Problems Worse

Trouser-bomb clown attacks - how much should we laugh?

Urgent: The Democrats' 60th vote at risk (email from MoveOn)

Obama: The Age of the War on Al-Qaeda (Juan Cole)

at the risk of being "shown the door" ... this is for anyone using "gas additives"

The GOP's Terror Wingnuts

Secret Service says a third uninvited guest entered state dinner

In custody battle between two mommies, little girl is lost

"We have to get...where terrorists are not the focus of our lives, but they're a nuisance"

Don't Be Terrorized

Schwarzenegger wants to run for LA mayor or CA senator

The Shock Doctrinization of California's water supply

The Shock Doctrinization of California's water supply

A Saudi woman courts controversy by fantasizing about polyandry

U.S. Consumer Credit Shrinks by $17.5 Billion, Biggest Decline on Record

U.S. Consumer Credit Shrinks by $17.5 Billion, Biggest Decline on Record

That lying liar Michael Steele tells another whopper

Billionaire Warren Buffett: Ben Nelson vote on health care brave

Job Hunting. Does anyone see anything wrong with this picture?

What makes so many people appear to be hardwired to believe whatever they hear?

Lord do I hate this motherfucker - Schwarzenegger to seek permanent pay cuts to replace worker furlo

Funny how CNN can get smuggled video of protests out of Iran but can't get any from Afghanistan

Steele says he wrote his new book ‘before’ he ‘became chairman.’

George Stephanopoulos Takes Responsibility

George Stephanopoulos Takes Responsibility

Larry "whitey tape" Johnson back on CNN

Bit of humor for your day

Bit of humor for your day

Yea, we are going to see job gains soon

Couple arrested for giving kids (ages 10-17) home tattoos

What was Clinton's justification for signing the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act?


carp fight heats up, Obama takes sides

Giuliani: Terrorists Never Attacked When Bush Protected Us

Wingnut threatened by wingnuts.

House leadership may agree to taxing health benefits and dropping surtax on wealthiest Americans

New Study Asks "Was Prop 8 Straight?"(Headlined @ OEN, interview with DUer emlev)

MSNBC: Katherine Finnegan Biden (92) passed today.

A Year of Obama

Tishman defaults on huge Stuy-Town loan

Report: Health Reform Will Save Money, Create 250-400k Jobs

Joe Biden's mom has passed away.

Cafe problem: people order 1 drink and WI-FI all day

Rick Perry - dumber than a bag of hair

HuffPo: 1 in 5 Working-Age American Men Don't Have A Job

Work force dropouts keep a lid on the unemployment rate, for now (2 million dropped out since May)

Obama, I'll "man-up" against terrorists when YOU "man-up" against Congress and Corporate Thieves.

HuffPost: Move Your Money Movement Surges in Social Media

The logic behind making it a criminal act to give someone a drink of water

The Rude Pundit: Obama Does What Bush and Cheney Would Not

Why I can't stand the University of Alabama

Ohio police seek 2 teenage girl bank robbers


Merely being better than Bush is not how you get a good grade

The Hill: GOP senators write Obama objecting to civilian terror trial

Health care bill's pro-LGBT provisions at risk

USAID finally has a confirmed Administrator

HuffPost: More on Geithner/AIG

HuffPost: New CIvilian Deaths Roil Afghans

We've elevated the terrorists by declaring "war" on them.

China surpasses US in 2009 auto sales

Detroit Police Remove Suspicious Envelope Outside Theodore Levin United States Courthouse - pics

Politicaholic's 2010 Predictions

Swiftboat PR Firm Repping Craig James Against Texas Tech Coach Leach


US Government on slippery slope downwards......

US Government on slippery slope downwards......

Politicaholic's 2010 Predictions

Why isn't the dumping of toxic waste off the coast of Somalia treated as a security issue?

"Benefits" meeting yesterday at work

"Benefits" meeting yesterday at work

Jailed for being raped: Dubai tosses woman behind bars for "illicit sex" after she reports assault

Crazy gay hating conservative MP in N. Ireland has affair! Gets caught!

Paul Watson and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society are ?

Dupe....please delete

Where we're ultimately headed in air travel.

Eliot Spitzer in on the Ed Show now

Would you like to be part of the climate change/energy solution?

Update: As I suspected, I got laid off today (along with five others).

Dupe - please delete.

For gods sakes - computer hiccup please delete.




Great game plan 'Bama. Take out the other team's best player in the first five minutes

Oh.My.Gawd John Blackbridge has crawled out from under a rock. A rock slimier than cheenee's

fer fuck's sake... Google would NOT have caught mis-spelling the pants bomber

Todays WTF moment. Who is the DNCs 2nd top donor?

Delete..polls apparently not working

Hospital will fire employees who don't get flu shot

Judge sworn in with hand on dictionary

Religion and politics

Vice President Biden's Mother Passed Away

Is anyone planning on getting DISH in the near near future?

Is DU running kind of clunky for anyone else today?

Is DU stuttering for anyone, or just me?

Is DU stuttering for anyone, or just me?

Why Mike Steele isn't going anywhere.

Romney Voted In Mass. Election Using Son's Address

Lynne Woolsey should be ousted as co-chair of the CPC for supporting Blue Dog Jane Harman

Some Sea shepherd updates...


Todays WTF moment. Who is the DNC's second biggest donor?

As A Reminder... The Spitzer NYT Op-Ed On AIG E-Mails 12/19/2009

As A Reminder... The Spitzer NYT Op-Ed On AIG E-Mails 12/19/2009

WTH isn't Countdown on?

Drunk passenger locks himself in bathroom; NORAD scrambles two F-16s for rescue

Rudy Guiliani flat out lies - Lawrence O'Donnell hosting KO

why does a suicide bomber plead not guilty?

The United States, a Superpower in decline?

Re: Republicans lieing endlessly that there were no terrorist incidents during Bushie's watch

Most ancient Hebrew inscription calls for protecting poor and strangers

Slán agus beannacht leat, Mrs. Biden

About Fucking Time: Bush-era head of Justice Department voting rights section reassigned.

Bill Clinton didn't come out on September 12 2001 to say I told you so.

The Predator War: What are the risks of the C.I.A.’s covert drone program?

~ Michael Steele ~

Ticking time bomb on torture conspirators

Demonstration Against Terrorism in Front of Detroit Courthouse - pics

"Trusted Advisers"

Re: AIG -- Good Old Cenk from TYT showed us that Dodd was

For a moment at least, suspend the internecine rancor and look waaaaaay ahead.

didn't President Obama just say 'the buck stops here' ???--- m$ hit piece

Is any story so dreadful that CNN newsreaders won't laugh about it?

Hospital execs snub MA governor investigating high healthcare costs

MoveOn Rolls Into Massachusetts

Blanche Lincoln Sacks Workers Once Again

How long did the Republicans blame Jimmy Carter for all the U.S.'s troubles ..

Bill Moyer's Journal Tonight 8:00 Greg Mortenson, David Corn,

Can the Senate remove their "consent" to a cabinet position and remove

Employees get hold of employer's racist reality series pitch.

Michael Moore's "Capitalism"

Michael Moore's "Capitalism"

The War on Steele is live and well - this is an absolute ball

U.S. troops, families, face CUTS in Base services

Who is the bigger problem for the GOP?

If we treated national defense like we do health care - where would we be?

Soldier Jailed for Rap Song Against Stop Loss Military Policy

Police beat suspect with metal flashlight during arrest

Bill Moyers must see

White House Spin on 'Cadillac' Tax Ignores 3 Decades of Corporate Behavior

SOTU: Our Long National Nightmare is Over.....

BREAKING: According to Ugandan Cabinet Member, Government May Withdraw Anti-Gay Bill

TODAY shows manufacturer of full body scanner, confirms DOES NOT SHOW WHAT'S INSIDE BODY

A kid from Flint, a son of an inmate, a Heisman trophy winner... In Alabama

The Caution, Stop, and Go of Unintended Consequences

Why are republicans so much better at playing "The Game"???

"...if anyone has the authority to call Obma onto the carpet here I think it is him."

I Saw A Random Act Of Kindness Yesterday

Statement of 911 Widows In Response to 12/25 Terror Attempt

OK, giving it up for Giuliani, he's a POS, and Rachel Maddow proved it.

Giulani: It's not Terror if it's not Islamic

I'm not a Corporatist or a Socialist but I am a Capitalist

Pinky had a biopsy today.

Time warp: President Clinton Retaliates Against Japan Whaling

Is DU stuttering for anyone, or just me?

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

This War on Terror is as Phony as the War on Drugs. There's a Better Way.

Daily Show's Jon Oliver On His New Stand-Up Show: "Coming to America During The Bush Admin...

Update: As I suspected, I got laid off today (along with five others).

Cooking with wine

Why does Michael Steele have such big shoulder pads?

More Republican Family Values

Jonathan Gruber Failed to Disclose His $392,600 Contracts with HHS (Updated)

Michael Steele is toast.

Election 2010: Are you running for office or going to work for someone running

Sad news for all who knew his work. Artist Stephen Huneck is dead.

Anybody else having Rachel Maddow Show blackout?

I'm not promoting religious stuff, but thought the info was interesting.

Ive been away for two weeks, whats been happening?

MagicJack's next act: disappearing cell phone fees

Obama pushes back on stalled nominees, Arkansas appointments still absent

Any LaRouche people running for office in your area?

Do you agree with this? Bob Hope Wasn't Funny by Christopher Hitchens

National Geographic: Asia's Wildlife Trade

LOL !!! - What A Headline: RNC Chairman Credits God for his Position

A favorite former student of mine was killed Wed. night in a car wreck.


We have the most educated people in the world.

Teachers Keep the Lights of Learning Shining

Teachers Keep the Lights of Learning Shining

Roger Ebert's Journal: "I mentioned that I can no longer eat or drink..."

1 4 Fun... DU this poll.

I have a pretty good health care plan that costs about $12,000 per year

What the Cadillac Tax Would Mean To Me

MSNBC's hypocrisy about Guiliani

Proof of American Insanity

Doctor sentenced to 5 years in prison for slamming brakes in front of bicylists

Mrs. Robinson's affair with teen rocks N Ireland

Copenhagen Thief Steals Cargo Bike and 3 Sleeping Children (Returns Children Safely)

It is "Official": Cock-up, Not Conspiracy.

Brit Hume, Tiger Woods, and...Me: A Buddhist Response in Mainstream Media

Unions Rally to Oppose a Proposed Tax on Health Insurance (NYT)

It does not appear to occur with calcitriol in the tissues!

Cartoonist receiving death threats for making fun of the Tea Parties

Sea Shepherd lodges piracy charge against Japanese ship

DU has been protesting the "Off-Shoreing of Jobs" since 2002

TSA funding airport mind-reading scanners

Arianna Huffington; You are being used

Carville: Airport scanners can 'measure my penis'

Tweety - liar liar pants on fire Rudy

Academic supporter of conservative Senate health care reform bill-secretly paid consultant to Obama

Academic supporter of conservative Senate health care reform bill-secretly paid consultant to Obama

'Gumby' creator and Los Osos resident Art Clokey dies

My thoughts on Afghanistan

Pro-gay provisions may be stripped from health bill

"Cadillac tax", which Obama says is "good idea", will hit businesses, older workers, those in need

Giuliani falsely claims "[w]e had no domestic attacks under Bush"

James Cameron's Next Project May Be About Hiroshima

RNC Chairman Steele says God wanted him as head of Republican Party

Vaxer Jenny McCarthy complains that scientists aren't taking into account her anecdotal experiences.

Failed Underwear Bombing: Ten Things President Obama Could Have Done To Make It All Better

The Repukes had nooo problem with the Patriot Act, or Warrant-Less Wiretapping...But body scans?

Emanuel exit?

God Hates Goths (website)

Proof this weather is making people crazy - now they are shooting the snow plow drivers

This galls me, but I agree with Lieberman about the full-body scanners

When is it ok to not use one's turn signal when driving?

It aint about Obama. It aint about the Party. It's about a system that has always been unjust.

Update: As I suspected, I got laid off today (along with five others).

Update: As I suspected, I got laid off today (along with five others).

"Ignoring Accountability, but Closing Schools" anyway. From a NYC blog.

Beware restaurant, frozen meal calorie counts, US study says

Some news stations are just plain sloppy.

TH: "Why is the whistleblower going to jail while the fat cats and banksters can buy their way out?"

Moyers Journal 01/08/10 - GET MAD AS HELL AND DONT TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!

Schwarzenegger proposes deep cuts to welfare, prisons, state wages

7-year-old Jonathon Slack cried when he saw a homeless woman, then he decided to help

Train new teachers? There are 100K unemployed engineers and scientists that could use the jobs

I saw two of the most asinine "Pro-life" bumper stickers today.

I've had it up to here with conservative spam emails... so this is what I did

It's amazing how many liberals want a dictator

"It's only been a year!!1" -- -- -- we've only GOT one year left!

10-year marriage contracts proposed by women’s group

Geithner and the AIG Emails: Scandal Is Only Tip of the Iceberg -By Eliot Spitzer

Former Playboy model found dead and "burned beyond recognition" in a trash bin

So who here is moving money out of a big bank into a community bank?

Understanding Al Qaeda

Conclusion: As an American, you have to be perfect and untouched by error. Or you’re a bum.

The Senate should get rid of the Virtual Filibuster and end the "two track" rule

Video from the Ady Gil Shows it was Rammed Deliberately....

OpenLeft: Progressive Caucus Co-Chair actively helping Blue Dog defeat Progressive challenger

Should people be allowed to use food stamps to buy alcohol?

"Torture Memo" Author John Yoo to Appear on the Daily Show January 11

It boils down to this...

When you leave DU...?

Union Seeks To Organize Transportation Security Workers

Tragic Day for Whistleblowers and Worldwide Anti-Corruption Efforts

It is all unfounded rumor, but how would you feel about Rahm Emanual leaving the administration?

My good deed for 2010

Airline Explosive Thwarted --- UCSB Scientists Find Way to Detect PETN

Airline Explosive Thwarted --- UCSB Scientists Find Way to Detect PETN

I had to watch this health mess we have further destroy my youngest son's life today...

LTTE: Why do atheists face bias in office holding?

Seriously, if one more dumbass poo-pahs Global Warming because of the recent cold spell & snow....

Some timely quotes from the 'Old Man'.

Peter Peterson, the Washington Post, Robert Rubin, and killing the economy

"Conspiracy or cock up?" Richard Wolffe, Countdown

CT-Sen: Blumenthal Still Crushing Opposition

I think 'Bam and Bubba met yesterday to discuss reaction to the BVD Bomber.

Did Cheney Understand We Were At War?

Moderates leaning more to the Democratic party than Republican party

It's Raining McCain! (YouTube Doubler Mashup Helper)

Drug benefit expanded to 1 million more seniors

New Unemployment Rate Is 10%

Latest Repug Terror Propaganda All Part of One Grander Scheme

Can anyone put their hands on any information that compares and contrasts our standing in the world

Congrats, Nick Saban

Congrats to Alabama!

"Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs"

From True Majority: Will it pass - Health reform in the home stretch

Steve Gadd with Stuff!

Gibbs: "The President is not an Economic Prognosticator"

FYI..President Obama on MSNBC announcing Clean Energy Initiative

Mold! Icky black, nasty mold..

Christina Romer: On the December Jobs Numbers

300 jihadis bring down a global superpower

Lugar Calls Cheney Criticism "Unfair"

This has been the most awesomest week ever for me

"We had no domestic attacks under Bush; we've had one under Obama."

I thought Alabama was

Ezra Klein: Will Senate Democrats Let Tim Johnson Take Over the Banking Committee?

I have a question for the posters in here who are steeped in economic history...

VA-09: Boucher Dodges Bullet

PA-06: Gerlach Comes Crawling Back

GOP Senate Candidate Mike Castle Takes Credit For Over $5 Million In Stimulus Funds He Voted To Kill

Dean Heller says Ensign making it difficult for major GOP candidates

Sacrilege!: A Super Mario Jesus Flipbook-There is a God!

I don't care about a failed terrorist attack in Detroit. We've got terrorists here

Corroon to run for governor

So this is what you people do back east?

Who do you see running in the Dem primary for 2012?

Isn't the basic unfairness in hcr that some people have employers who can get great value and

What do you think?

Larry "whitey tape" Johnson back on CNN

Larry "whitey tape" Johnson back on CNN

Post your favorite song about a guy that fucked up your neighborhood

'You are my son and you came from my balls and you should have known better.'

9/11, anthrax, the shoe bomber, the DC sniper.....

9/11, anthrax, the shoe bomber, the DC sniper.....

I am awaitimg today's instructions from rbnyc.

Roll tide

Obama needs to say

Giuliani Comments on GMA Prompt Debate - Gibbs mocks Giuliani, spokesman spins.

A teabagger was shown holding a sign saying, "WHO THE HELL DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?"

Stoping whining, play music and post pictures of losing your virginity in the winter.

Stoping whining, play music and post pictures of losing your virginity in the winter. is registered, looks like he is preparing another run at it..

Republicans are trying every trick in the book in the race to replace Kennedy.

Post how much snow Durham NC will get tonight. Win valuable prizes.

PPP Pollster: Massachusetts Senate Has ‘Become Losable’ for Democrats

Tapper cleans up after Stephanopoulos - calls bullshit on Rudy's "no domestic attack" nonsense.

Olberman: The president actually talked to us as grownups

OMG! The star QB was hurt! We're doomed!

Geithner's dubious AIG cover-up. "This was looting, and a cover up plain and simple".

Trouble spelling in Texas...

If the GOP were in the White House this xmas bomber would have provided more information!!!

US created net jobs in November for first time in years

Statement of US Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis on December 2009 employment numbers

Who irritates you most?

Obama Addresses Job Numbers, Talks Up Clean Energy

Club for Growth Targets Bennett

Work trauma--does anyone ever get over it?

Crist seeks 'pro-life' label in Fla. Senate race

Joe Scarborough kept saying this morning that yesterday, Obama used the term "War on Terror"

NAFTA-gate re-emerges in book

Bill O'Reilly / Ted Stevens Mash-Up (NSFW)

Statement from Joe on his mother's passing.

Michael Bloomberg is the man behind Harold Ford's challenge to Kirsten Gillibrand

GD:P Bad Money drives out the Good (Gresham's Law)

Terror, terror, terror..Should we approach the Al Qaeda offshoots differently

Drudge continues to amaze me with his childish Repiglified antics

So how well has Obama's trickle-down, bail-out-Wall Street strategy worked?

Photos: The Obama Presidency, January, 8th 2010

Best movie of all times, "Old Yeller" on TCM

Where was Sarah Palin on 9/11? Can she provide proof that she was not involved in the attacks?

Rep. Mike Castle Takes Credit For $5 Million Stimulus Package That He Voted To Kill

Rudy meant there were no other attacks after 9/11... except that there were!

Good morning Lounge

My prediction of who the 2012 GOP Ticket will be...

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/8/09

Ladies and gentlemen, Michael Steele is 'Going Rogue'

Pelosi...on New Report That Health Reform Will Create 4 Million More Jobs Over the Next Decade

I clicked on the "teeth whitening" banner so you won't have to

Good move. I just accidentally formatted my 40GB hd with 20 seconds of zeros.

Congrats to Alabama and to Texas QB Gilbert.

The smoking gun in the AIG – Geithner cover up

Heat Wave Hits Denton Tx

LOL, potty thread in Environment/Energy

One of the many reasons I love where I live--Chapel Hill, NC--

I'm in a free country for the first time in a year!!!!

Facebook is really starting to piss me off.

I'm opening my first bottle of homebrew tonight.

Elvis needs boats. Elvis needs boats. Elvis needs boats.

Whenever I har Colt McCoy's name mentioned...

Putting the pieces together on better intelligence - Kerry

Re Nance Greggs

What's your yearly income?

The Love/Hate Relationship With The Stimulus

"183 projects, 43 states, Tens of Thousands of High Quality Clean Energy Jobs"

I need help finding some kind of health insurance for my niece.

DUers whose parents divorced when you were 15 or younger

I woke with a crushing weight on my chest

If Elvis were alive today,he'd be dead.

Photo of the day: Great Brrrrritain

The Hanks/Aykroyd movie version of Dragnet is reason enough to hate all of the 80s

...and who among us has not made this relationship mistake at some point?

What songs would you like to hear covered and by whom?

If Elvis was dead today, he'd be alive

Hold your children close

Paging Tommy_Carcetti! Your personal t-shirt is now available!

Krugman: The pessimists were right

Melody Gardot - Love Me Like A River Does

Artwork by Brandon Bird

Vice President Joe Biden's Mother has died. CNN just reported.

Vice President Joe Biden's Mother has died. CNN just reported.

Totally looks like...

Interesting comment about political impact of HCR for Dems from The Hill blog

Is it a breast cancer thing?

Bill Clinton to address healthcare at House Democrats retreat

The phrase of the day is "chiseling the nipples off of mannequins". Modify any thread to include it.

Okay, let's just get this out in the open. If McCoy were in the game...

Jean Biden

Ne! Nice weather down there...

David Bowie all coked up and drawing pentagrams with his cane...

Seriously, is "Colt McCoy" a made up name just so he could play for University of Texas?

This Bud's for yew

Does Heaven have hot tubs?

SleepTalkinMan - wife blogs mild mannered husband's sleep ramblings.

cocktail hour is the finest hour of them all

Obama won't speak night of 'Lost' premiere.

I think taxes should be levied on cadillac health plans to pay for

heaven is a truck

Failed Underwear Bombing: Ten Things President Obama Could Have Done To Make It All Better

no more shoes

Misunderstandings and the moderate American electorate.

"Hatch and Franken shared tears after singing together"

Follow the goddamn instructions.

sales tip


In Memory of Jean Biden: Irish Mom Apperciation Thread


Voilà l'été

Ten Thoughts to Ponder for 2010


Something to cheer you up: PANDA CAM!!!

Senate Democrats look at infrastructure, 'caulkers' in jobs bill

Its too cold for a smoke break right now

I am eating a bag of small bag Funyuns, howdy from frozen Austin.

YouTube: Cher's bum on a sailor-filled boat, while her kid plays guitar. "If I Could Turn Back Time"

Rudy Giuliani 'Clarifies' His "No Domestic Attacks Under Bush" Comment (VIDEO)

I've been notified of two lottery wins today: $1 million and $115,000.

Hold my beer, watch this: AZ speed cam catches man standing-while-driving.

"Elvis on tour" is on TCM right now (started at 8)

I was devastated. I had to re-use the same catheter for the rest of my life.

Remember the group "Styx?"

Good evening!

Giuliani: 'I Do Remember Sept. 11'

I wonder if the UK gets the nudie parts that are cut out of BSG, Stargate and Caprica?

David Bowie ft. Earl Slick - Stay (Live)

Morning, Dudes! Two fresh Lebowski links for you...

The Doors - Touch Me: Like or No Like?

The Doors - Touch Me

David Bowie - Golden Years (Live)

The Diva Dance

Tevye - If I were a rich man


Had to check on my Aunt's pet cows in the barn and the water in the little pond is frrozen.

I can't remember a time in my 9 years here when we've lost members so closely together

Wow - Countdown running down the many terrorism attacks while w was president - *Updated*

are you ready for "Levitating Cat" ?

Electric Wire Hustle - Longtime Feat Steve Spacek

Divinyls - I Touch Myself

Bit of humor for your day

Ya Rayah

Is DU R E A L LY S-L-O-W for you?

La mujer española

MC Hammer - U Can't Touch This

What was Willis talking about?

David Bowie - Modern Love

A-Team trailer leaked

A.T.H.F - Danger Doom

I mean who do you see running for Dem primary in 2016

BLS report clearly shows the economy is moving in the right direction

Cong. Deal's Birther Letter To The President Followed Up

Who will replace Michael Steele?

Qu'est-ce qu'on attend

Looks like I'm drunk after only 2 1/2 beers... And that's WHILE eating pizza!

Rep Massa on Ed's show just called Cheney et al "Mental chihuauas"

Get off your dead asses.

Get off your asses Dead

A little entertainment

Cheb Khaled - aicha

Some good news

Queen and Freddy Mercury...Ugh...Too damned GOOD for us.

In Memory of Jean Biden: Irish Mom Apperciation Thread

lets play best bar band cover

The Doors - Alabama Song (Whiskey Bar)

David Bowie - Fame

nickleback meets its match

Does anyone know of a good, free multi-page wiki type site?

David Bowie - Heroes

How do you access the Internet?


Elvis would be 75 today

Kick-Ass: 16 April 2010

Gallup: Conservatives Finish 2009 as No. 1 Ideological Group

Avatar becomes 2nd highest grossing film in 20 days.

Get Your Lies Straight

RHPS - Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch-a, Touch Me

If you post a YouTube link without telling us who and/or what it is, you're a poop-head.

The 'v' on my keyboard has collapsed. Sometimes it gets stuck. Is there anything I can do other

Hoot Gibson. 30 Seconds Over Detroit.

I will not attend a wedding if the bride and groom do not support marriage equality

Who likes hot apple cider?

Alabama QB played with broken ribs.

My newest poem: Fog

Obama To Announce New Stimulus Cash For Jobs Today

Do Premiums Affect Wages?

Has there ever been a white woman who could soul-sing better than this?

OH NO! OH, DEAR GOD, NO! Miley Cyrus quits "Hannah Montana"...OH NO! OH, DEAR GOD, NO! NOOOOOOOOOOO!

Snowy, the dog, and Simba, the cat, side by side, sunning!

For the last fuckin' time people, it's MORON!

Coconut Cream Pie

Okay, sports fans -- the Seahawks just fired their head coach

Can Rachel Maddow get any better? She keeps topping herself show after show

Dr. Who & Torchwood... Why can't American TV come up with the same standards?

Elvis Presley or David Bowie - Greatest singer born on Jan 8th. You Decide

If that BCS "title" game didn't convince you that a playoff isn't needed...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to RFKHumphreyObama (formerly Socialdemocrat1981)

Fox sniffs the Conan corpse: "Always interested in late night, looking to bring great talent to FOX"

Here's a story you don't know. About Alabama football. And segregation.

A piece of my heart....

One of my favorite Brady Bunch episodes

Happy Birthday David Bowie! Post Your Favorite Bowie Song

Should I see Avatar in 3-D?

David Bowie - Ashes To Ashes

You spend 1/5th of your life on DU and a full 1/3rd of it in the lounge.

Other than professional athletes, you'd be hard pressed to find any union members

In memory of Jean Biden

Catlovers: HELP! Babykitty is lost (we think) in the cold --

Homeowners, what was the one thing you wished you knew before you bought your first house?

Can I have postpartum depression after adopting a puppy?

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

Colombia declares forest fires national disaster, will get U.S. help

Update: NBC Plan Would Move Leno Back to Late Nights (Conan at 12:05)

WH security report was further redacted before release

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

Argentine central bank boss Martin Redrado steps down

Obama Urges Excise Tax on High-Cost Insurance

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

Sex, money, and bigotry: meet the Robinsons

Former White House lawyer charged with attempting to kill wife in New Canaan

U.S. senators defend Pakistan drone attacks

Iran reformist Mehdi Karroubi's car 'fired on'

Eurozone unemployment reaches 10%

FBI arrests 2 in NYC terror investigation

Care center repays kindness of dedicated employee

Suspected (anti-Obama spree) killer allegedly attacked doctor

Logan Airport Closed Briefly-Now Re-opened

FBI Arrests Two in New York Terror Investigation

Sea Shepherd lodges piracy charge against Japanese ship

Nine deaths blamed on icy weather

Nine deaths blamed on icy weather

Portugal Backs Gay Marriage

Source: DA to seek indictment of Jackson doctor

Foot Locker To Cut 120 Jobs, Close 117 Stores

Rocket Hits US Consulate in Afghanistan

Dubai-bound plane grounded at London's Heathrow Airport after security alert

World Trade Center design firm to close

Huge NYC apartment complex misses loan payment

Southern Sudan may return to war: aid agencies

US to review court decision on Blackwater killings

Terror suspect is arraigned; not-guilty plea is entered

Reports: SFO-bound flight diverted due to unruly passenger

F-16s scrambled due to unruly airline passenger (Atlanta to San Francisco)

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday January 8

Geithner called to explain AIG bailout secrecy

US Stocks Hit 15-Month Closing Highs Despite Jobs Data

UPS to Cut 1,800 Jobs, Says Profit Exceeds Forecast (Correct)

Goldman Sued by Pension Fund over Bonus Plans

Proposition 8 supporters seek to block YouTube broadcast

Suspect: 20 Others Trained to Blow Up Jets

Huge NYC apartment complex misses loan payment

Mitchell: Mideast stagnation endangers US aid

Judge throws out most evidence against Guantanamo detainee who claims coercion in Afghanistan

Miami-Dade Poor Denied Dialysis to Save Money

Immigration Legalization would boost U.S. economy, study says

SC gov asks judge to OK wife's divorce request

Ky. Gov Orders Women Moved From Private Prison

Australia slam Indian paper's Ku Klux Klan cartoon

Consumer borrowing falls sharply in November

UPS to cut 1,800 jobs in U.S. segment realignment

Reports: SFO-bound flight diverted due to unruly passenger

Steele's book caught GOP leaders by surprise

Lawmakers call on Geithner to testify about concerns over AIG bailout

Report may show first monthly job gain in 2 years

Bank killer's (borderline mentally retarded) death sentence upheld (5 killed)

Jobs Fall 85,000; Unemployment Rate 10 Percent (December)

Obama to Push for Cash for Jobs

UBS data release 'violated law'

Suspect: 20 Others Trained to Blow Up Jets

McCaskill says put cameras in the House and Senate for health care debate

Horizon Bank (Bellingham, Wash.) closed by regulators

Vice President Biden Mother Passed Away

Bonus time as banks pay out £40bn

Bonus time as banks pay out £40bn

NATO: bomb kills US service member in Afghanistan

Venezuela sent jets to intercept US plane - Chavez

Top Muslim clerics issue Fatwa denouncing terror attacks on Canada and U.S

Comments about "Gilligan's Island" net Oregon man on flight a felony charge

Gay marriage foe wants out of Proposition 8 trial

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

Venezuela devalues currency for 1st time since '05

Schwarzenegger submits "draconian" California budget

LA doctor gets 5 years in prison for road rage against cyclists

.U.S. says contractor arrested in Cuba is no spy

CIA bomber's wife says war must go on against US

Arrest Made in Newark Airport Security Breach

"The Plane Truth"

The GOP's Terror Wingnuts

Liberals and Military Dictatorships: From Johnson to Obama

Looking for Change in the Beltway: The Need for Open Process

More Right-Wing Complaints: Obama's 'War on Terror' Tattoo Too Weak

The Question No U.S. Official Dare Ask

2010 Predictions -- Will Durst


Main Street to Wall Street: We don't buy the rally

Republicans were shameless in politicizing the incident, knowing that rehabilitating Bush's approach


How Many Times Do They Have to Say It Before The Media Recognizes That It's a Coordinated Effort?

Yemen: The Latest U.S. Battleground

Proposed Amnesty Serves to Whitewash Honduran Coup

Schumer Asks Ford Not to Challenge Gillibrand.

Obama is weak on terror…

Friday Talking Points (106) -- Election Season Begins

White House Stands Behind Geithner, Says Tim Was Not Involved In AIG Email Fiasco

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

Roosevelt created 4 million in jobs in one month

La Presse: The Ineffectiveness of Profiling

The terrorist attacks that never happened...

How We Get Out of the Great Depression II

How the Teamsters Beat Goldman Sachs

Resignation letter from Framingham DemCommittee Chair (quitting party & going undeclared)

Geithner and the AIG Emails: Scandal Is Only Tip of the Iceberg

Weekend Economists Happy Birthday Severus January 8-10, 2010

Inequality--does it matter? should taxes address it?

" Peter Orszag runs wild" ---Some Humor about his Juggling Parent Time (WaPo)

Reporters Grill Gibbs Over Prepackaged Questions for Obama

TYT interviews Michael Schlachter about PIP and TALF, Geithner rip-offs

Rachel Maddow & Jeremy Scahill on Blackwater's role in Afghanistan, Jan 8th

Rachel Maddow & David Corn marvel over the GOP's mendacity and lunacy over Obama, terrorism

Ed Schultz was officially asked to run for ND Senate seat

Stiglitz: Wall Street Is Hyping Up The Economy To Sell More Stock

US accused of plotting to occupy Yemen

Cheney & His Daughter With Some Kind Of Genetic Tourette's! Congressman Massa

Tiger Woods and the New Sexual Revolution!

Stephen Baldwin gets owned.

Jay Leno Destroys NBC

TYT: Cenk Slams Rush Limbaugh On Healthcare Costs & SUV Comments

Mitch Stewart on OFA: Historic Year, More Work Ahead

TexasTechGate: The Swiftboating of Mike Leach

Let's ask Joe Biden about Rudy and 9-11...

Ady Gil: The Last Moments (Repost)

Pr. Obama: Jobs, Economy, Slipping American Competitiveness

Yeah, Man (Yemen) = Convenient Terror

TYT: Ed Koch - Profile Muslims, They Might Be Terrorists

No Child Left Behind * This Day In The USA * January 8

Darlene McBride during her " Take Back America " tour

Rudy Giuliani: "We Had No Domestic Attacks Under Bush; We've Had One Under Obama."

Rachel Maddow on David Letterman - 01/07/2010 - Part 1

Ady Gil Rammed (Synched PiP)

Countdown: Lawrence O'Donnell BLISTERS Giuliani for His Terror Attack Lie

Confirmation Japan's Whaling Vessel Caused The Ady Gil Collision

Ady Gil Earthrace from the Ady Gil itself

American Cartoonist Getting Death Threats from Tea Baggers

GOP Strategist Todd Harris Walks into Chris Matthews Buzzsaw on Hardball

Yemen. Strategically Correct -The Whole Story

Young Turks: O'Reilly Gives Obama A Warning, Cenk Rips It Apart

Obama: Road to Economic Recovery Not Straight

Unemployment Rate Stuck at 10 Percent

Peak oil notes - Jan 7

Drumbeat: January 8, 2010

'Climate change resistant crops' move nearer after gene breakthrough

Coal shortages curb India's Dec power output

Mass Mercury Poisoning In Chinese Factory - First 23 Workers Diagnosed Paid For Tests Themselves

Malagasay Republic Gov. Considering Whether To Sell Seized Illegally Logged Rosewoods For Cash

4 In 10 ExxonMobil Exploratory Wells Dry - Purchase Of XTO For $30 Billion Will "Increase Reserves"

Authorities Believe Heroin Contaminated With Anthrax Circulating In Scotland - 6 Confirmed Dead

Gov. Goodhair Calls EPA Smog Standards "Bad Science"; Would "Limit Use Of Drive-Throughs"

Echinoderms contribute to global carbon sink (their impact has been significantly underestimated)

Teabaggers Protest Utility In AZ - Demand Money To Counter Climate "Lies": Sign: "Coal Is Clean"

Tesla Motors and Panasonic working together on battery tech

China Strengthens its Alternative Energy Laws

48 degrees in Greenland now

J-pod has a new calf

Monterrey Wind Farm Delay a Big Win for Dirty Condor Bird Dropping Interests.

Solar paneled water heaters really work - my last one lasted 29 years.

Electric cars a losing bet?

Solar-Powered Irrigation Significantly Improves Diet and Income in Rural Sub-Saharan Africa

Trolley Canal Boats

trumad appreciation thread...

38 quarters

Looks like Boise State is now a trend-setter as well as a kick ASS football team.

The Houston Texans want some nose...

Nick Saban reportedly in talks with Redskins owner Daniel Snyder...

South Florida fires Jim Leavitt

Everyone At Hospital Already Hates Wes Welker

A Playoff system already exists - The SEC Championship Game

Rice, Smith lead HoF finalists

Ayla Brown singing National Anthem at BU-BC hockey game at Fenway Park

Seahawks fire head coach Jim Mora; Pete Carroll to replace?

Final AP poll is out

Hey Condem...

British sport hit by big freeze

I repeat, congratulations to Boise State--National Champs!

Great game plan 'Bama. Take out the other team's best player in the first five minutes

SEC rules.

Brothers sought in slaying of high-profile Guatemalan lawyer

PARAGUAY: Public Health Care Free of Charge

Japan looks to Latin America to aid growth

Miami-Dade Poor Denied Dialysis to Save Money

Discovery Of 'El Dorado' Proves Bolivia's Amazon Is Inhabitable

U.S. says contractor arrested in Cuba is no spy

Today’s violence against peasant families – detained, wounded and deaths

Haitian extradited in French consul's death (AP via eTaiwan)

Angry Cuba demands removal from U.S. terrorism list

Colombia declares forest fires national disaster, will get U.S. help

Jerusalem fumes at Abbas and Fayyad

My New Year's Resolutions concerning guns

Gun-control advocates play fast and loose:

Guns in church? ...

Man shoots girlfriend, kills her daughter and then self in Whatcom County Washington

CWA & IBEW Call For National Telecom Policy And Closing Of Destructive Tax Loophole

Today in Labor History Jan 8 AFL Iron and Steel Organizing Committee ends the “Great Steel Strike.”

Ga. GOP battles airline unions

House In Revolt Over Excise Tax, White House Asks Unions to “Celebrate” It

Why I carry a gun

The Constutional Case For Gay Marriage

How is the gay health care tax faring in reconciliation? -- New Site hosts Election Integrity study

State Marriage Laws: Same Sex vs. Cousins... Seriously.

Every argument against marriage equality is horseshit

You Know How the Homophobes...

Portugal's Parliament approves marriage equality

Christian group wants ’self-mutilating’ (transgender) Obama appointee fired

Let The People Vote: Should Heterosexual First-Cousins be allowed to be Married?

On a winter's walk today

Cross-post: I will not attend a wedding if the bride and groom do not support marriage equality

so I am cleaning up my work room

Rhode Island Legislature Overrides Veto Of Partner Funeral Rights Bill

Dark Sun

Northern graffiti

April is not at all the cruelest month

First image from WISE

Galileo Galilei- Jan 7th, 1609- 400 years of stellar observations

A mad scheme to kill a scientist

all of our collective photo... from NASA

Let's have some fun!

snowflakes (dial-up warning ... many photos)

Bill Gross warns US economy not strong enough for government to “gracefully exit” stimulus spending

Turner Plan on ‘Socially Useless’ Trades Make Bankers See Red

New Evidence Raises Serious Questions About Kingsford Capital’s Donation to the Columbia Journalism

The Three Magi of the Meltdown

December sales come in better than expected...much gnashing of teeth in Republicans circles

U.S. regulators warn banks on interest rate risk - with perhaps 6 months lead time.

Goldman Sachs Wasting Shareholder Money On Huge Bonuses, Fiduciary Duty 'Wholly Abdicated,' Say ...

Dr. Housing Bubble 01/08/2010

Employers Expect Uptick in Hiring in the New Year, CareerBuilder's 2010 Job Forecast Finds

More on that 43% rise in Emergency Unemployment Claims in December.

We Didn't Just Lose 85,000 Jobs, We Lost 1 Million.

Contrarian Investor Sees Economic Crash in China

Story on George Noory/Interest in the paranormal

Michael Newton's life between lives books?

Have your prayers been answered?

from DU Health forum: Homeopathy backlash in UK (campaign to get pharmacies to stop selling)

Record 40% Of Unemployed Without Job For 27+ Weeks

Factory Orders in U.S. Increase More Than Twice the Forecast - 7th increase in 8 months

Got my treadmill Wednesday. Got it put together today (Friday).

Chains' meal calories found higher than stated

Half of self-serve soda machines have fecal bacterial contamination

New UK Campaign: “Homeopathy: There’s nothing in it”

Principal axed in perv scandal

School chiefs could get more authority (Massachusetts)

California's education reform plan: A big puddle of snake oil?

Missouri kindergartner left on bus in cold

Malaysia churches firebombed after court rules that non-Muslims may refer to God as Allah

Religious moderates standing up to their faith's extremists - THIS is how it's done.

Unreleased recordings of Scientology founder unveiled

So I wrote to King Arthur Flour

Anyone here shop at Aldi's?

made chicken lentil soup, but it's hard to get a full-flavored broth