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Archives: January 3, 2011

How do you think these Pukes would do as running mates?

Zsa Zsa Gabor back in LA hospital for leg surgery (partial amputation)

Ireland’s emergency service workers abandon SIPTU union - failure to defend members

Book Review: "'Blur' Brings Into Sharp Focus Challenge Of Finding The Truth"

Three Giant Spaceships Hiding Behind Pluto and Heading Toward Earth

China Boasts Breakthrough in Nuclear Technology

Vigilantes Sidelined as Treasury Swaps Show Growth Tops Deficit

CALIFORNIA: Pastor Who Backed Prop 8 Held On Multiple Child Molestation Charges

Santa Clara County fire chief, retiring but not leaving, will draw both salary and pension

Chicago Anti-Hunger Federation to add food for pets to pantries

China: We Don’t Have to Dance to the Beat of U.S. Drums in Asia

Facebook raises $500 million from Goldman Sachs and Russian investor

Anne Francis dies at 80; costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic 'Forbidden Planet'

Niki Tsongas: Alarms on sex assaults in military

Schwarzenegger commutes prison sentence for ex-speaker Nunez' son

I detest Joe Scum

Policy puts troops at risk for identity theft

Bombs Make No Moral Distinctions Where They Fall

Military Recruiting: Are We Passing The Test?

Navy captain produced, starred in ‘raunchy’ anti-gay videos

Air Force doubles manpower for Afghan attacks

State Legislatures Hopeful on Abortion Bans

Lindsey Graham: Permanent U.S. Presence In Afghanistan Would Be 'Enormously Beneficial'

How a Different America Responded to the Great Depression

How a Different America Responded to the Great Depression

NYC Jumper Saved by Trash Uncollected Since Storm

Obama’s Two-Year Economic Report Card

Critic of Steele Drops Bid to Replace Him

Congressman Boner, day three 2011, where are the jobs YOU promised us?

Cuomo Cuts Taxes On Millionaires, Lays Off 900 Gov't Workers

Toon: Duel With The Deficit

Outlawed, Cellphones Are Thriving in Prisons

How many tea partiers are there?

Toon: A Glimpse of the Future

Local Attorney Wants Loud Car Stereo Law Thrown Out

British toon that could just as easily apply here

Anyone else see Joe and Mika laughing about all the makekup Lindsay Graham had on yesterday?

Hungary rolls back pension reform, defies markets

Slate: Ten Conservatives Who Will Define 2011

Mass transit Opening and Construction Starts Planned for 2011

California Makes It Illegal To Impersonate People Online

Conservative Christian wakes up, sees that Christian Right is attacking judicial independence

Conservative Christian wakes up, sees that Christian Right is attacking judicial independence

Why Facebook Is Such an Important Friend for Goldman Sachs

Actor Pete Postlethwaite dies at 64

Finally, something very smart in South Carolina: a dog named Chaser.

How many republicans who are going to vote to repeal healthcare reform are going to give up theirs?

Natalie Cole's Unforgettable New Year surprise in Jamaica

Mobile County man made 99th visit to jail in 30 years in 2010

Incoming Energy Chair Rep. Fred Upton: ‘I Don’t Think We Have To Regulate Carbon’

Live feed of MN's Gov Dayton being sworn in. campaigned on "Tax The Rich"

20 Government Tips for Surviving a Nuclear Attack

darrell issa will forever be known from this moment on as my other brother darrell

The Map of ADHD Diagnosis & Meds 2007-2009

Live stream of the circus starts at 1:00pm. Micheal Steele debates to keep his job at the RNC. Get

We've pumped TRILLIONS into Iraq, and they have become a Third World country thanks to our efforts.

Veterans Groups Clash with VA over PTSD Diagnosis

School bans Facebook for a week: five lessons students learned

War on Reagan.

Demise of Iraqi water park illustrates limitations, abuse of U.S. funding program

Mass. activists stop house auctions

100,000 dead fish in Arkansas--just a day after 2000 dead birds fell from the sky 125 miles away?

Rudy Giuliani and John Bolton Are Terrorists Now

What it takes to push out a good ole boy.

Anne Francis dies at 80; costarred in the 1950s science-fiction classic 'Forbidden Planet'

Why Facebook Is Such an Important Friend for Goldman Sachs

Oh this is Rich: Judith Miller Criticizes WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

Secret Congressional investigation into the effectiveness of tax cuts on job creation

Chuck Berry Collapses Onstage in Chicago

Jerry Brown sworn in at 1PM CT on C-Span 2

Hartmann - They Will Steal It!

'250 billion' plastic fragments in Mediterranean

"Pippin" on War

New word: Palinance

darrell issa ---- prick exraordinaire

Meme of the Day 110103

One tip enough to put name on watch list

Is Issa Deranged?

Is Issa Deranged?

Former Gov. Edwin Edwards to be released from prison this month

After awhile, you can work on points of style....

Joe and Mika seemed to have "sobered up" on their idolization of Gov. Christie...

Weiner/Bachmann kick off the 112th Congress with a bang! (video)

Republicans may starve financial reform of cash

A tragedy in California

Corexit and Dihydrogen Monoxide, which is the real threat to life

Another Q for those approaching 10 years at DU - were you a member of the invite-only forum at DU

War Museum Of The Future-'Our Children Sobbing & Saying YES That's What We Did & We Are Ashamed'

Are we entering a new age of Revolution?

Single trader holds half of world's copper

Ginger, interrupted: After Cancer-lucky enough to keep hair-but had to stop dyeing it red

Toon: This can only mean one thing

If the Obama team doesn't improve its message marketing, we will have a Republican president!

Public Employees: Myths and Realities

Get ready for the fireworks.

Get ready for the fireworks.

Republicans Demanding Social Security Cuts Soon...Can We Count on Obama to Defend It?

Lewd, gay-bashing videos filmed and presented to the crew aboard USS Enterprise

WikiLeaks, Ideological Legitimacy and the Crisis of Empire

No to Evarything, Morans! by Derf

MSNBC states there will be significant new hiring in 2011...but also that

Holmes County boy, 10, kills mother, sheriff says

I think it's obvious that President Obama has already gotten the GOP NOMination...

Romanian media organization has given the Press Freedom award to Julian Assange

My favorite headline so far this year:

Former Bush Aide Ends Up Like Rest of Country Post Bush (Dead in a Landfill)

Glenn Greenwald: Leading American conservatives openly support a Terrorist group!

Facebook now valued at $50 billion after Goldman, Russian investor sink $500 million into it

Billionaires Target Teachers—and Take the Gloves Off in Illinois

Manhattan Status Symbols: Washers and Dryers

Dow up 1% on first trading day of 2011.

FBI and DOJ are unlikely to prosecute the Biggest Financial Fraudsters (William K. Black)

Cuomo Cuts His Salary By 5 Percent in Tough Times

I think we need a Billy Jack revival.

On another nostalgic note, what have you gained/learned

Public Employee Pensions: Does the Worst Case Provide the Best Guidance for the Future?

Discovery Of Cretan Tools Points To Sea Travel 130,000 Years Ago

End of Days in May? Believers enter final stretch

The Era Of The Hired-Gun Poodle-For-The Rich Governor

Issa reveals list of investigations

Leading Conservatives Call for Obama to Back Terrorist Group & Commit Crime In Process

'Forbidden Planet' star Anne Francis dies at 80

Inflatable Doll Blamed For Minor Crash

Without mental reservations .....

US state governments prepare attacks on jobs, wages, pensions

Default on the debt? What about the bondholders?

Joseph Stiglitz: Common Sense, Not Austerity, in 2011. New Year’s Hope against Hope

CNN's John Roberts to join Fox News

Pakistani Government In Crisis After Ally Abandons Prime Minister's Coalition

Psychologists for Social Responsibility Speak Out on Bradley Manning's Confinement

Which State has the most, "least informed" voters ?

Repubs have no plans to do anything...

An Actual War On Christmas

Pro HCR ad on the radio...from an insurance co.

Ohians must pay to secure Kasich home

Bank of America hires Booz Allen Hamilton to help prepare for Wikileaks

Bank of America hires key gov't spy contractor, Booz Allen Hamilton, to help prepare for Wikileaks

Krugman: 'We’re still near the bottom of a very deep hole'

Filibuster Reform Watch 2011

"And in those days the Sun shall be darkened as RepubliCorp takes over." - HawkStraDamus

Is our President the Tim Treadwell of American politics?

What is the CNN anchor's problem with Jerry Brown?

WORLDWIDE ECONOMIC COLLAPSE

End of Days in May? Christian group spreads word

Le Monde Names Julian Assange Man of the Year

Dupe Bug!

Hugh Jidette and the Disgusting Campaign to Cut our Social Security & Medicare

US-Japan discussed 'action' against anti-whalers

my editorial on bringing industry back printed today

Go Harry! Go Dems!

House Republicans schedule vote on healthcare repeal for next week

Sacramento girl needed amputations after 5-hour wait at emergency room

Researchers Find "Alarming" Decline in Bumblebees

Sony sucks!

County Officials In Washington State Ban Anti-Israel Ad Campaign

Judge says Donald Duck groping lawsuit can go to court

2011 Prediction: Senate Democrats will support a robust "repeal and replace" of HCR.

James Howard Kunstler's 2011 Forecast

Bones found in north Ga. belong to missing woman

Issa Better Watch Out As His Investigations Might Just Uncover Some Wrongdoing......

Issa Better Watch Out As His Investigations Might Just Uncover Some Wrongdoing......

Shark poachers hold chef Gordon Ramsay at gunpoint, douse him with petrol

Remember how the TSA confiscated nail clippers from soldiers being deployed to Afghanistan?

Wisconsin Police investigating if near riot at shopping mall organized on Facebook

Scientists Aim for Test That Could Spot Single Cancer Cell in Blood

Public Enemy Number One

Honest question: Why aren't there more "DU" OP's?

Plague of snakes and crocodiles threaten flood-hit Australians

Power Corrupts. PowerPoint Corrupts Absolutely.

Yves Smith: "... we can't talk about doing industrial policy intelligently."

Would someone PLEASE tell Darrell Issa

Welcome to Pottersville

2011 - The "Age of Ignorance" begins, DC is the capital city, Congress the epicenter,

Deputy suspended over Obama "prayer"

I need some help.

What now, Facebookians? Sachs of Face? Faceman? Goldbook?

Obama and Congressional Dems announce plan to fight soaring oil prices

I know it has been a couple of weeks since I said how much I love LLOYD DOGGETT!

Dave Chappelle sums up Republican agenda for USA.

2010: The Photography is Not a Crime Year in Review

Schwarzenegger hands out lucrative jobs in final days

Eleanor (Holmes Norton) GREAT, explaining Issa, on Rachel show.

Obama’s Two-Year Economic Report Card

When the Body Says No: How Emotions Can Cause or Prevent Deadly Disease

William Daley Reportedly Being Considered By Obama To Be New Chief Of Staff

Tampa Bay residents strongly support ban on street solicitation and panhandling

Keith is back

Schwarzenegger draws fire for commuted sentence

TPM: "There's One Huge State Budget Crisis That Everyone is Refusing to Talk...

George Will Calls GOP Opposition To Raising Debt Ceiling ‘Suicidal’

The Murikan People want all the Teabaggers just elected to resign, apologize and go home.

Have You Ever Wondered Why Conservatives Scream about Social Security but Ignore Medicare?

This is one somebody...

Boy, 10, accused of killing mother with Christmas present rifle

Balloons.... There have been a number of posts....

Welfare rules discourage marriage, Brownback says

For people interested in the Boeing story about diplomats acting as salesmen

Thank you Lawrence O'Donnell for telling the truth about Congress's health care

New California governor vows 'painful' cuts

Ah so Lindsey Graham is planning to take SS hostage on the debt ceiling

As always Dean is amazing

That Great Chinese Education System

Liberals Seize on New Poll: Americans Want to Tax the Rich

"We both like soup."

Black columnist: "Too many blacks on TV"

President Obama at 50%-42% in Today's Gallup Poll

How to save Medicare and Social Security and how to increase the benefits of both

Dollar General to Hire 6,000 for 2011 Expansion

Serfing USA: Corporate America is Robbing American Workers

Seward's Folly

My letter to the Editor (in response to Kay Bailey Hutchison guest editorial)

OK, it's Newsmax, but wouldn't it be freak show if it's true? Trump Says He Will Run for President

sigh-editorial in my paper today on "Roe vs WaDE"

Military kids taking more psychiatric drugs

The AMERICAN PEOPLE...

If the Mars Rovers discovered proof of life on Mars, do you think we'd find out?

When Zillionaires Pay Lower Property Tax Rates Than the Inner-City Poor

Christie and Bloomberg really stepped in it, didn't they? I've seen several reports

Emergency landing of an American Airline at Pearson International Airport in Toronto.

The nefarious reason Haley Barbour released the Scott Sisters

Drum Roll: The GOP's plan to repeal the Health Care Bill....

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

Pfizer Caught Short on Antismoking Drug in Japan (After Cigarette Tax Increase)

ESPN Broadcaster Ron Franklin Pulled From Air After Calling Jeannine Edwards 'Sweetcakes,’ ‘A–Hole’

ESPN Broadcaster Ron Franklin Pulled From Air After Calling Jeannine Edwards 'Sweetcakes,’ ‘A–Hole’

In these tough and troubling times, why are government contractors allowed a profit?

God tells Pat Robertson that the U.S. is heading into economic turmoil, but we won't fry.

Most Americans say tax rich to balance budget: poll

The Worst Police Misconduct Videos of 2010

U.S. to detail Pentagon savings, cuts

Rupert Murdoch's MySpace is expected to lay off 50% of staff

OK - So I'll Ask The 64 Thousand $ Question - What Will Bonercare Look Like?.......

Save the Guinea Worm Foundation. WTF?

Bank Of America To Buy Back Bad Loans From Fannie,Freddie

How to debate with a Fox viewer

sarah palin: "I could just die and go to heaven"

It takes $1.27 to buy what cost $1 in 2000: Sunday's Numbers

OMG they are going to READ the constitution on the floor of the House on Thursday??

Yet another shitstain.....

Reality check: DUers that do NOT approve of what WikiLeaks is doing check-in thread

Inmates train shelter dogs - a win-win-win situation

Eugene Robinson: A health-care fight Democrats should welcome

I support Gov Christie's decision to go to Florida during the snow storm

DNA Exonerates Man after 30 Years Behind Bars

Quote of the Day: Stephen Colbert on being a christian nation

Fla. man says he'll live in lions' den for 30 days

Cops: Burglar Chased By Pit Bull Dies After Window Jump

Double-dipping is common for public-sector 'retirees' who take on additional work

Darrell Issa to business..I'll do your bidding...

WW2 question

I Keep Hearing About The Rich Moving To Florida To Avoid State Income Tax......

PA fracking to continue to poison drinking water.

I AGREE with the repugs on the health care bill!

I AGREE with the repugs on the health care bill!

Frito-Lay won't pull controversial Christian parody Doritos commercial

Retirement - should it be reserved for people who are too sick

dems took impeachment of bu$h* off the table---here's what they got in return

"Homosexuals are sexual predators"

BREAKING: In a thoroughly UNEXPECTED move, Justice Scalia proves to be an insensitive sexist pig

The Outer Limits 1963 "O.B.I.T." episode (Remind you of anything?)

There is growing number of mortgage connected people that predict that soon the

There is growing number of mortgage connected people that predict that soon the

Scalia: Women Don't have Constitutional Protection against Discrimination

I found this online about Julian Assange... and I think it's an example of TRUTH:

Explorers discover spectacular caves in Vietnam, perhaps the world's largest

Since we're talking about DU's upcoming 10-year anniversary...

Aren't they suppose to be creating jobs so why is he

The Professor!

Governor Not-My-Problem and the Blizzard of Conservatism

Interesting discussion with my sister's new boyfriend (R)

The biggest thing ever to have Jumped the Shark is the United States.

Bankruptcy Filings Leapt 9% Last Year

Republicans prioritise WikiLeaks investigation (Ewen MacAskill 1-3-11 Guardian)

Psychologists for Social Responsibility protest ‘inhumane, harmful’ treatment of Bradley Manning

Conservatives Join Terrorists

Is it possible for several thousand birds to be asleep in a single tree?

Nader. Pit Bulls. Smoking. Olive Garden. LIHOP/MIHOP. The primaries. Meat eaters v. Veggie people.

End of Days in May? Christian group spreads word

4 and 20 Blackbirds, and 3,000, Dead in the Sky

How do you feel with a largely missionless NASA?

X JP Morgan exec being considered for WH Chief of Staff

When repukes say "you're engaging in class warfare," our response should be

How can you protect yourself if the U.S. economy collapses?

DAMMIT!!!! It's the right thing to do in so many, many ways. Just legolize it!!!!

Hardball: Repukes will make it impossible to discharge medical bills through bankruptcy

NJ not giving up on gift card seizure law

Antonin Scalia - you WILL rot in hell. Sincerely everyone else not an asshole white male!

Antonin Scalia - you WILL rot in hell. Sincerely everyone else not an asshole white male!

After almost two years of "socialism": S&P +58%; DJIA +47%; Nasdaq +87%

The US is the Only Country to allow a for Profit Insurance System for Primary Healthcare

PBS American Experience documentary about Confed gen Robert E Lee tonight

Cat killer

Cat killer

Student loans leave crushing debt burden

Every time you give in, it becomes all that easier to give in the next time

Reports: President Obama considering bank executive to be next chief of staff

Oh goody! Yet ANOTHER republican felon!!

Outlawed, Cell Phones Are Thriving In Prison

Woman pokes boyfriend 'over Facebook'

DU is going to be 10 years old this month. Who here joined in 2001?

DU is going to be 10 years old this month. Who here joined in 2001?

Crewleader

Theres an app for that?

Theres an app for that?

Theres an app for that?

If you could take a time machine, would you go into the future or the past?

Rove Protege Tim Griffin Now On Judiciary Committee

I don't mind helping those that DESERVE help, but

The Rove/Assange Story Hits the International Press in Sweden

Random thoughts on 2010..posts about 10 years at DU. Plus more random thoughts about loss of trust.

Sweet Rescue Story of Dog with Badly Broken Leg Found with Her 5 Pups & a Kitten

Former Reagan, Bush aide, John Wheeler, found murdered in landfill

If, let's say, someone like Howard Dean, did start a progressive party...

A simple solution to the current economic crisis and many other problems in the United States:

Chris Hedges: "The Left Has Nowhere to Go"

WikiLeaks: Open Letter to President Barack Obama from Human Rights Watch

the first leg of the US slavery Triad

Abbie Hoffman "Museum of the Streets"

Administration Prepares to Defy Efforts to Limit Obama’s Options (Gitmo)

"The Toppling: How the Media Created the Iconic Fall of Saddam’s Statue"

"If House Republicans move forward with a repeal of the health care law ... we will block it."

Reality check: DUers that approve of what WikiLeaks is doing check-in thread

Reality check: DUers that approve of what WikiLeaks is doing check-in thread

Demise of Iraqi water park illustrates limitations, abuse of U.S. funding program

Facing WikiLeaks Threat, Bank Plays Defense

Zsa Zsa Gabor hospitalized, to have leg amputated

California Makes It Illegal To Impersonate People Online

PSA re: Jalapeño

I think I met MFM on the city bus.

Who cares about the clouds if we're together?

Hungary rolls back pension reform, defies markets

Blood test to spot cancer gets big boost from J&J

Aftenposten: Germany, US plan secret spy project

Report: Facebook deal values firm at $50 billion

Self deleted.

How much do Wal-Mart greeters make? Do they have health insurance?

Pakistan PM tries to avert government collapse

Wikileaks: Sea Shepherd tax exempt status discussed by U.S. and Japan.

Goldman Sachs Invests $450 Million In Facebook At $50 Billion Valuation

Navy: Officer's Videos "Clearly Inappropriate"

Damn you, Honda!

Cops: Former Bush Aide Murdered, Found in Landfill

Group of Professional Immigrants Opens Free Clinic

For Heidi and CMW. A short video --->

Spain Enacts Tough Anti-Smoking Law

Body of former George W. Bush appointee found in landfill

Desperation pushed homeowner facing foreclosure to fatal actions:

BofA Resolves Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Loan Dispute

Natural disasters 'killed 295,000 in 2010'

Glaxo Whistle-Blower Lawsuit: Bad Medicine

I'd almost be upset about the fact that we lost to the Cowboys but.....

NYC Jumper Saved by Trash Uncollected Since Storm

Obama administration allows Gulf drilling

Upgrading my phone...do I get 16GB or 32?

Back from spending the holidays in Italy!

2011 is not living up to the hype

I've been AWOL from DU for 2 weeks. Yall miss me?

New governors usher in new era (2 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

How will 2011 be to you

GORN!!!

Senate Dems vow to block efforts to repeal health law

Okay PC gurus....here's one....

Argentine thieves tunnel into bank over New Year

Argentine thieves tunnel into bank over New Year

Pfizer Caught Short on Antismoking Drug in Japan (After Cigarette Tax Increase)

USAToday's 25 best weight-loss tips from over the years.

"You don't know what you've got till it's gone," the song says. I would add,

An employee noticed smoke rising from Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls ride...

Body of US military expert found in Del. landfill

I want basilisk for lunch, but God didn't make one.

Democrats Plan Push to Curtail Use of Filibusters

Democrats Plan Push to Curtail Use of Filibusters

U.S. to detail Pentagon savings, cuts: sources

DUPE

DNA clears Texas man who spent 30 years in prison

Senate Rules Reform Fight Likely To Be Drawn Out For Weeks

Actor Pete Postlethwaite dead at 64

Happy Perihelion Day!

Fake article prompts NYC mosque opponents to boycott Justin Bieber

Explorers discover spectacular caves in Vietnam

Emails that make you want to scream. Got any?

President’s Re-Election Transition Begins With OFA (Organizing for America) Layoffs

If LynneSin doesn't win the DU Oscar this year then someone really messed up!

Good night, Mr. Kobayashi

Do you have a favorite dinner?

Feds urge PG&E to make sure its records are right

Inspector: Millions in improper Katrina, Rita aid not yet recovered

Why isn't there a steampunk humidifier ?

I duped, sorry. Please see Joanne98's "Whale Diplomacy" from today. Delete. n/t

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday, January 3, 2011

Guitar geeks! Enjoy Buckethead going apeshit, live, on "Nottingham Lace."

House GOP plans to vote to repeal health care overhaul in weeks

Something about correlations.

Do you have to believe in an afterlife to mean it when you say, "rest in peace?"

Thirteen oil companies allowed to resume some drilling

Diplomat to Consulate of Mexico Assassinated

Paris conference brings together speakers from across Europe to rail against dangers of Islamization

Pressure mounts for insurers to reveal their flood claims

Saddam sought US friendship before Kuwait invasion: cable

Venezuela prices up after new devaluation

Galatic Empire State of Mind

Happy New Year from Phish and the what's left of the Grateful Dead!

Favorite Pete Postlethwaite movie

(Delaware) Dumped body was Vietnam War vet (worked in 3 administrations)

Allcare Dental & Dentures shuts down operations, cites financial issues

WikiLeaks Exposes Boeing’s Secret Sales Force: U.S. Diplomats

Greece: Fence Is Considered to Bar Illegal Immigrants

Cute story. A friend of my dad's was in a line for icecream with his little grandaughter.

The Soup's top 5 clips of the year.

Administration Prepares to Defy Efforts to Limit Obama's Options for Guantanamo

RIP Anne Francis!

Hey.. I think all my money problems are finally over!

Hey.. I think all my money problems are finally over!

The Grammar Nazis were richtig!!!! Commas ARE important.

Seriously though. If the Rapture really did happen, let's say on May 21st,

I've got the flu

Why is it that when the dog has the screaming shits, she has to do it on the carpet instead of tile?

Why is it that when the dog has the screaming shits, she has to do it on the carpet instead of tile?

U.S. Manufacturing Expands at Fastest Pace in 7 Months

If Natalie Portman doesn't win the Oscar this year then someone really messed up!

State Sen. Thomas Gaffey Charged With Larceny, Says He Will Resign

Am transitioning (back) to boxers from briefs. Not easy.

Microwave Potatoes - A Haiku

Kitty Cat... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... I want one.

Sorry, but I just found this today... my FAVORITE Santa Claus of 2010.

Are there any foods you love, but can't eat?

DU Good Vibes© Request: Meeting with first potential client of 2011 this Thursday

is it too decadent to use my fox fur as a smoking jacket?

If Justin Bieber and the Gorn invited you to Olive Garden would you join them for dinner?

I think I saw Ptah loafing around on the streets of Tucson.

Europe starts confiscating private pension funds

If you're a damn adult, you should be able to give damn kids damn hard liquor in your own damn home.

I think I've figured out who is viewing my threads excessively...

Stocks start 2011 with a big lift

To Oregon DUers: Duck season opens Jan 10 at 8:30 PM EST

Palin's caribou hunt won't be investigated

I WILL KICK LYNNESIN'S ASS

What ever became of Mary O'Dare? Member of the Bonnie & Clyde gang.

WikiLeaks: US targets EU over (Monsanto) GM crops

My poor, poor cousin MTM and his poor, poor wasted life.

Severed head hung from bridge in Tijuana, Mexico

Murderer to inherit fortune -- from his murder victim

I need help with a "personal history" project.

Who do you miss that we lost in 2010?

Does anybody else get magazine subscriptions they never ordered?

Hundreds of dead blackbirds found near New Roads (Louisiana)

I can haz moar wud on fier, plz?

Nothing like a good warm sunspot! - update the move is on!

Navy to relieve officer during inquiry over lewd videos

Photos of people with same pose and expression as in a childhood photo

who in the hell is pete posthlewaite

Obama Looks to Reagan Legacy as Way to Move Agenda in Congress

Massive bird deaths likely caused by loud noises

Most Americans say tax rich to balance budget: poll

Angry Birds.

Airports toy with the idea of tossing the TSA

Germany calls up last conscripts as army is reformed

Three Iraqis, two US soldiers killed in Iraq

my wife says if I watch any more Kevin Bacon movies, I might actually turn into Kevin Bacon

Colombian soldiers accused of killing 3 civilians

WikiLeaks Japan: Whale Diplomacy

On the Sir Laurence Oliver scale of acting, with Sir L. a 10, Pauly Shore a 1, where's Nicolas Cage?

Obama Said to Consider William Daley for Top White House Post

Scalia: Women Don't Have Constitutional Protection Against Discrimination

The Loser Channel decides to pick on furrys...

Small talk - a rant

US considering naming a new envoy to Venezuela following Caracas' rejection of first choice

China Boasts Breakthrough in Nuclear Technology

A Concerted Effort--Out of Afghanistan!

$4.00 a gallon gasoline another GOP sales pitch for the lame duck Presidency.

Reid Set a Filibuster Record

Repub Governors Acknowledge They're Poor Managers Who Couldn't Cut It It Private Industry.

Democrats reversing course, gearing up to defend the health care bill.

C-Span 1PM: RNC debate. Michael Steele against the four candidates now running to replace him.

New GOP talking point. Beware!!

Krugman: Deep Hole Economics

Senate Dems to Boehner: We'll block your repeal push

Debt ceiling: DeMint threatens to blow up government, Ryan, Graham look for hostages

Jelly Belly sponsored Reagan (image) Rose Bowl Parade float wins National Trophy

Memo To President Obama

HCR going down according to the polls they are pushing....

New health care law provisions that kicked in January 1

"US general: Deal with tribe in Taliban bastion"

"Administration Prepares to Defy Efforts to Limit Obama’s Options for Guantanamo"

How Dare He Sign The 9/11 Health and Compensation Act in Kailua, Hawaii

How Republicans and Tea Party will use Congress to bash Barack Obama

"U.S. to detail Pentagon savings, cuts"

Reports are saying the economy is back, will Repubs get all the credit?

Obama Admin plans Gitmo Showdown with Congress

"You know Andrea, I'm not an expert on the US economy" No sh1t sherlock

So Tim Kaine Opposes Gay Adoption

Slate's David Weigel: Health Care Repeal Vote Day: January 12

When do we start changing the narrative, instead of bending over for it?

break out the hankies and tiny violins: Letter from Lakin from Prison

I consider the real enemy to be greedy sociopaths

Richardo reviews: The King's Speech

absolutely everything in the new congress will be seen through the prism of jobs.

RT: Bank of America dot Schmuck

RT: “These Guys All Need To Be Fired, Trialed, Hung, Burned! They’re All Freaking Terrorists!”

Will Obama Cut Social Security in 2011? - Cenk on MSNBC

ANIMATION- Disposable by Ted Rall

Webster Tarpley: the Next Decade

Entrepreneurs See Opportunity in Detroit

Sam Seder meteorologist Global Warming weather report.

Jon Stewart Made A Huge Difference For The 9/11 First Responders Bill

Big Money and Low Turnout Lethal for Democracy

What Will a Republican House Mean for Climate Policy?

Weird Liberal Head Show #260: The Con of 2010!

Howard Dean's advice to President Obama

TDPS Best of 2010: Iraq Vet Matthew Hoh Turns Anti-War...Fascinating Interview - TRANSCRIPT

GOP vows to repeal Healthcare (Apple Net NMA)

Forget cats and dogs, it's raining birds in Arkansas

Peter Schiff caught lying

Ann Wagner Names Favorite BAR -- Not Book -- At RNC Chair Debate

Simon Sinek: How great leaders inspire action

We Must Resist This Insanity

Obama hits 50% in today's Gallup Daily Tracking Poll!

Palin says Here in New Hampshire, ya JUST GET IT, to which a resident responds f**k YOU

Darrell Issa cries

New Republican Leadership in Congress = Democracy Now

Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women

TDPS: Bizarre Telemarketer Calls David Pakman Show Live on the Air

Exclusive Footage: (AZ) Sen. Russell Pearce endorsed JT Ready (Neo-Nazi)

Nancy Skinner on Glenn Beck Show with Judge Napolitano discussing new EPA rules 1 3 11

Bank Of America Sweating Bullets In Advance Of WikiLeaks Disclosure

Stephanie Miller's Rawhide Flavored Jeans

US phasing out coal power plants

Why taxes are theft and what we can do

Can someone tell me why it is NOT in the GOP's interest for 2012 to default on the debt?

Governor Scott Walker Inauguration Protests-Madison WI

Is the left going to wake up and finally remember who is the real enemy?

RT: America's "Final Solution"

Do you think she's excited at all to meet The President?

'Fahrenheit 9/11': Not a Single Democratic Senator Joins with House Objections to Bush/Gore

So, my old computer is done and I'm trying to sync my Ipod.. BUT

So, my old computer is done and I'm trying to sync my Ipod.. BUT

"Global Warming" for Dummies/Republicans

The 2010 Worth Remembering (Dissent Magazine)

Jon Huntsman's Secret Plan to Capture the GOP Nomination

Anonymous Attacks Tunisian Government over Wikileaks Censorship

A Zoo of Our Own Making (why Americans "will kill for empire and a parking space")

No Time for ’Tirement’

Leading conservatives openly support a Terrorist group

The US Media Hit on Helen Thomas

Paul Krugman: Deep Hole Economics

Washington Post's GOP KoolAide Wears Off. Morning After Pill Not Available

Locking In Inequality for Another Generation

Rhetoric aside, many incoming Republicans hiring lobbyists

How Fox News Helped Hijack TX Curriculum

Poetic justice for Joe Lieberman: use his independent run as template for progressives

Will there be a jobless recovery for IT in 2011?

The Village Where the Neo-Nazis Rule

Brain Study Shows Conservatives Have a 'Caligula Amygdala'

Darrell Issa Witch Hunt “GOOD”

Joseph Stiglitz: Common Sense, Not Austerity, in 2011

The Big Lie

Robert Parry: Obama's Fear of the Reagan Narrative

Why Washington Hates Hugo Chavez

Gas predicted to hit $3.75 a gallon BY SPRING!!!

Drumbeat from the weekend and today...

China 'in nuclear power advance' (BBC)

South Korea tightens rules to combat illegal whaling (BBC)

River rage: Why Iowa's flood risk is rising

AGU Pres. - Groundwater Withdrawal Rate From Key N. Indian Aquifer 3x Replacement

Like Cats In Litterbox, GOP 2012 Hopefuls Desperately Scramble To Bury Past Climate Statements

Aussie Floods, Icy Outlook For US Midwest Push Wheat Prices Steadily Higher - Bloomberg

Munich RE: #s of Weather Related Catastrophes, Record Temps "Further Indications Of Climate Change"

Floods In Queensland Cover Area Equal To Germany + France - Guardian Photo Gallery

Invasive Species May Trigger Next Mass Extinction

From Creationism To Anti-Environmentalism - The Extreme Right's Attack On Science Expands

GW denier Phil Jones has conclusively demonstrated that up is actually down.

World Wildlife Fund Scotland issues warning about nuclear 'madness'

Tiger shark bellies found full of migrating birds; are Gulf oil and gas rigs to blame?

United Arab Emirates files to construct two of four planned nuclear reactors.

Three Swiss Utilities Form a Consortium For Building New Nuclear Capacity.

Causes of Bird Mortality

China Boasts Breakthrough in Nuclear Technology

Nuclear power for weapons? Mark Z. Jacobson's proliferation of errors

Pennsylvania allows gas drillers to dump pollution into drinking water supplies

Gas could climb to $3.75 per gallon BY SPRING!!...oil experts predict

Third Calvert Cliffs reactor to face review of alternatives...

Legless man kills armed burglar crawling through his window who shot at him

Ohio boy allegedly kills mother with Christmas gift - a 22 Rifle

Lawyer wants to "Control guns for the common good" ...

Betancourt asks FARC to release all hostages

91 assassinated over New Years weekend (Spanish)

Colombian soldiers accused of killing 3 civilians

PA: Chile, Uruguay to recognize Palestinian state

Venezuela prices up after new devaluation

US considering naming a new envoy to Venezuela following Caracas' rejection of first choice

Gloat-Free NBA Scores (Sunday, January 2)

Cleveland Browns fire head coach Eric Mangini

Page 2's Quotes of the Year

HAHA, Just got this email from Roger Goodell

Minnesota Vikings take interim tag off coach Leslie Frazier's title

The 2010 DUFFL Champions are... THE ORLANDO O'BOMBERS!

Favre, Jets sued for sexual harassment

Stanford tramples Virginia Tech 40-12..wins Orange Bowl..

OK, trumad

DISGRACEFUL. The Orange Bowl hosts a bowl game and NO ONE shows

The BCS should play all bowl games up North in outdoor stadiums

Only three of the 35 bowl games have been on regular network TV

Alright joeybee. The holidays are over.

In isolated Utah city, new clubs for gay students

TEXAS: Repeal Of Domestic Partners Law Hurts El Paso's Straight Retirees

Gay and lesbian characters are popping up on shows for young people

Pope Blesses Anti-Gay Rally

Yea! Fundamentalists have found a new bogey man to replace the gay menace! Beware the Treehugger!

Navy captain produced, starred in ‘raunchy’ anti-gay videos (xpost from GD)

Breaking the Israel-Palestine Deadlock

Netanyahu: Israel agreed to new settlement freeze, but U.S. retracted offer

Spain: Pope Blesses Anti-Gay Rally

Religious Divorce Dispute Leads to Secular Protest

Virgin Mary Statue Crying For No Good Reason

Loose Christian movement says End of Days will occur in May

Why Religious People Are Scared of Atheists

Particle Pings: Sounds Of The Large Hadron Collider

Stargazing and dark sky tourism (BBC)

Incredible Space Pics from ISS by NASA astronaut Wheelock

We're all a bunch of big babies!

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