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Archives: December 30, 2008

Moderator, whomever deleted the post I was begging you to delete, thank

Parents' response key to health of gay youth

Mexico suspends buys from 30 US meat plants (Reuters) {fight over COOL?}

The Panic of '08... a look back

You are either with us or against us.

I read a thread here today about a child slave laborer. It was a link to

Freeper Irony

21 1/2 days til bush leaves office

How come I attract the most idiotic, uneducated, uncouth people in my threads?

Parents' response key to health of gay youth

So...Some of you are watching Matthews "Chimp" Redux?

Only now, in the waning hours of the bush administration, does the media discover that .......

Search for missing woman off cruise ship stopped...this is truly fishy (no pun intended) this

Parents' response key to health of gay youth

20% Say Dick Cheney Worst Vice President Ever

Track, Trig, and now Tripp??????

I just sent this to James Dobson

If Barack Obama is relected in 2012, he will join the ranks of the greatest presidents in ..........

Changing minds to say killing's not only okay but divine.

Rachel on Condi and Laura's legacy project

Fascist, war-mongering, gay-hating U.S. fully supports Israel's right to murder

I just had an immature moment at the post office

Understanding TARP

Homicides among black males spike

Obama adviser aligns with White House in criticism of rocket attacks on Israel

Top GOP aide: "Let's face it....George W. Bush was a Sarah Palin-like president"

Bush Opts Not To Interrupt Final Vacation As Middle East Crisis Escalates. Presidentin' is HARD!

Ex-Bush aides say he never recovered from Katrina

U.S. Retailers Face Store Closings, Bankruptcies as Holiday Sales Slump

Dear Dubya, on your retirement...

Civil War enthusiasts: The Wilderness under siege by Walmart!!

MSNBC Host: It wouldn’t be ‘funny’ if someone called me ‘Tamron Hall the Magic Negro Anchor Lady.’»

Should the U.S. recognize "freedom from want" as a human right?

A picture that the world needs to see (Graphic)

The Palins need to read my recent blog entry.

Authorities haven't released details of civilian casualties. Unclear if they were even being tallied

It's time to end poverty permanently.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) Puts the Brakes on Stimulus Plan

Larry Elder is a first rate asshole

Asia Times: Waking from Lever-Lever Land

Baby Jesus's re-emerging all over America.....

We are Democrats. We are the FUN party! That's the way it is, so

Asia Times: Madoff and the folly of blind faith

In honor of our outgoing Secretary of State, quick, list all of Condi's many accomplishments:

Breaking on CNN: New rounds of bombing underway in Gaza

Cynthia McKinney is on her way to Gaza

Mukasey: Cheney Interview (Plame) Protected by Executive Privilege

Fuck our kids in Iraq and Afghanistan. OUR MONEY IS TANKING!!!

I saw the Duggars today, up close and personal.

Israel to allow 100 truck-loads of aid into Gaza

Republicans working with Hadron people on time machine.'s Most Peculiar stories of 2008

Recent news on women and girls of Afganistan

Palin's daughter gives birth to son named Tripp (you cannot make this stuff up)

Mandatory Monday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight

Bristol Palin is a wonderful role model for today's youth

It's almost 2009, and *I* have something to say to you DU

U.S. seeks 147-year sentence in torture case

New Lang Syne 2008 (Thank God It's Over)

I'm glad I watched KO tonight.

At Plant in Coal Ash Spill, Toxic Deposits by the Ton..they lied .....where's bob corker?

At Plant in Coal Ash Spill, Toxic Deposits by the Ton..they lied .....where's bob corker?

A simple diagram illustrating the timeline of events in Gaza

"Many Gaza dead are civilians"... They're ALL civilians,

Anonymous posters are cruel and childish!

RAW STORY: Report: Military may have to quell domestic violence from economic collapse

bristol cream palin just gave birth. there goes my theory. nt

Pat Robertson salivates for the apocalypse re: Israel

When robbing a bank, use a sticky note to demand the cash, not your paystub.......

Damn it's after midnight already! See how time flies here. 20 days will be up in no time at all!

It's a Boy :)

Quick, how much would you think the cheapest Yaris is?

Mother Raises Son With Father's Wisdom (Father killed in Iraq)

A book review- What we now think of as the picture of American masculinity ...

Why does Bush know Spanish?

Did RFK have a chance of winning the nomination in 1968?

Why should I "support" a country that doesn't admit that it was founded on robbed territory?

Why should I "support" a country that doesn't admit that it was founded on robbed territory?

What would YOU have done? I thought it was obvious...

Police: 'Jena Six' teen shoots self, is treated

Okay I figured out who this Chip Saltsman mofo is. He's a jowlier version of George Macaca Allen.

Do you approve of such acts as slaughter of innocents and genocide?

Atlantic City Bleeds as Would-Be Gamblers Pay Bills Instead

Snapshots of the Economic Meltdown: Department stores and vendors feuding over discounts.....

A Sniper In the War on Christmas

Unrest caused by bad economy may require military action, report says

CNN reporting Gaza aid boat with Cynthia McKinney on board rammed by Israeli patrol boat

CO town lost 1 million gallons of water??

Vigilante killer Ellie Nesler dies at 56

Israel and the huge disconnect in America

When textile quotas end this week, will U.S. jobs go, too?

Mods: Here's to you. Thank you very much

Washington Journal: What should the U.S. do about what's going on in Gaza?

A talking point we should use when the GOP filibusters

Jesus Camp.

Judge Rejects Class-Action Status In Katrina Trailer Lawsuits

Why hasn't Kucinich run for Senator or Governor yet?

How come "Latest Breaking", "GD" and "GD:Presidential" are full

was Palin's grandson named Tripp in homage to "she who brought down Clenis"?

In this dumpy economy, I remember Marshall Fields, Kreseges, Woolworth.......

Should they have cooking segments on Morning Joe?

Detroit and oil companies in cahoots?

Rep. Matheson (D-Utah) again fights automatic Congressional pay hike

Was George Orwell the first conspiracy theorist?

Pakistan Closes Afghan Supply Route

From November: "US Puts Pressure on Israel to Refrain from Attacks"

EXCLUSIVE: RNC draft rips Bush's bailouts, slams him as "socialist"

It's almost 2009, and I have something to say to you DU

Ask Obama For a Torture Special Prosecutor

Poof goes the GOP

Family statement suggests woman took own life by jumping off cruise ship

Admit it. You'll miss this!

Tom Tomorrow: Thanks for the material, George W. Now get lost!

This Modern World: Thanks for the material, George W. Now get lost!

Under Bush, OSHA Mired in Inaction

Is Israel committing genocide?

Like, you betcha' you know....this Kennedy speech thing is HUGH!!1!

New $120k Mercedes sitting in a repo lot (photo at link)

Boehner, McConnell Demand Hearings On Obama Stimulus

Honey laundering: A sticky trail of intrigue and crime

'Not A Big Reader'

Woe to them that are both gay and Palestinian...

How many people do you have to kill before you qualify to be described as mass murderer warcriminal

Israel verses Gaza--

April 12th, 2001...

Larry Wilkerson: Bush was ‘Sarah Palin-like’ in his knowledge of foreign policy

Price of gas is quite low, why aren't the Oil Comps screaming about

I think I'm going to gag.

Republicans: "Magic Negro" Song Good For RNC Candidate - Saltzman may win

A shirt I missed.

Ooops the Palin birth is a People scoop

Today's Washington Post had only 7 job ads

Is the palin girl 'living in sin' because she STILL hasn't married?

I wonder if two shoes and shitstain are worried about prosecutions

Proof that Ford execs should be FIRED- NOW - Before it's too late

Willow Palin pregnant?

Tune into Hartmann. He interviewing a guy who covered the NOLA Martial Law

Honey laundering: A sticky trail of intrigue and crime

Guest view: Free Choice Act good for America

US tacitly backs Israel offensive

US tacitly backs Israel offensive

I'm having an acupuncture for my bad back pain.First time - I'm scared. Tell me what to expect.

Almost one in 10 Floridians on food stamps

Who is minding the store ??

Blago Names Obama's Replacement

When you read DU, do you become really depressed?

Describe 2008 in 3 words or less.........

Thom Hartman discussing the Katrina Vigilantes right NOW

Thanks for the material, George W. Now get lost! (Tom Tomorrow)

Tennesseans With Sludge-Destroyed Property: "Clean Coal Is A Myth"

Krugman: GOP has ‘no coherent theory’ behind obstructing economic stimulus package.

Is it Tamryn Hall or Tamron Hall??

I finally figured out the entire name of Bristol Palin's kid!

Will fire set off cluster bombs left behind after a war?

After Backing Massive Wall Street Bailout, McConnell Plans To Block Obama’s Economic Stimulus Plan

Former Aides Say Katrina Was 'Tipping Point' for Bush's Reputation

Geez, CNN certainly doesn't care about trying to mask any anti-Blagojevich basis do they

Geography Gaza Strip - Palestine

Inaugural Weather!

I want to buy a house

Honey laundering: A sticky trail of intrigue and crime

Kerik Pleads Not Guilty to New Charges

Is it really George W Bush's fault ??

I asked the Good Fairy to bless Bristol's baby with the gift of enlightenment and wisdom

Taliban rebels are beheading and burning their way through Pakistan's Swat Valley

Funny how Sarah names "her" child Trig........

Three important points when discussing health care

Treasury More Likely To Seek Other Half of Bailout Fund


Chinese drywall causes problems on the Treasure Coast

Thieves knock on wrong door, awaken detective

Pelosi: US must stand strongly with Israel

Calculus of War. In Principal.

Bill Clinton officiates at the funeral of a local educator/coach

Economic Recovery Plan May Fatten Take-Home Pay for Workers

The Bush administration took the same cease-fire stance regarding Lebanon

Report: Blago to pick black former state AG, Roland Burris, to Obama's vacated Senate seat

Why do too many dealers cost the carmakers money?

DNA test Trig and Tripp now!!!!!

that F'n Wet Brain Alcoholic AWOL Draft Dodging Psychotic Narcississy is setting up Obama to walk

Women, kids slain in Congo church massacre

Humanitarian aid boat in international waters rammed (3 times) by Israeli navy;

The Global Elite: The 50 Most Powerful People in the World (George Bush not among them)

"When coal releases into the water, the mussel population goes into deep freeze"

Cruise ship victim was a journalist and Florida Election Poll Worker

Dining on a dollar a day

Crude Oil Rises as Israeli Attacks on Gaza Roil Middle East

Bush never recovered from Katrina?

The US better get this supply line mess fixed ASAP. Don't send soldiers until they do!

McKinney Relief Boat Reportedly Attacked

Bob Herbert-Adding up Bush Damage

Russia Professor predicts the end of the US

Obama should engage Hamas, former U.S. envoy says (Zinni) - CNN

Senate Leadership: Burris 'unacceptable'

Does anyone else feel the 'Cheney' imprint on the Israel plan?

NASA reports graphic details of Columbia deaths

No one has a right to kill

Blago pulling end run around everyone; will appoint Roland Burris

Hamas had it's tentacles around Gaza - WH hack on GEM$NBC

IL SoS White will try to reject Blagojevich Senate pick

Former Merrill Lynch executive pays 37 million for NYC apartment (with taxpayer money)

Obama should not be vacationing.

Calculus of War. In Practice.

BBC: Sarah Palin 54th Most Annoying Person of 2008.

Well it looks like the battle lines are being drawn and it is not where you might think

Iraq Readies Torture Museum On Saddam Anniversary

Let's hear Senator Reid speak from his high horse now

Why do we stay Catholic? Here's one response:

This shows you the shithole that politics (and politicians) is in Illinois

As Bush Exits, Expats Staying Put

TEDTalk Tuesday: The Year in Review

Blagojvich press conference coming up

When the Obama girls are attacked by freepers, if you

World Powers Call for End to Gaza Fighting

I honestly had never heard of Preacher Warren prior to this fiasco

Iranian Students Break Into UK Embassy Residence

U2's Larry Mullen: Bono's friendships with 'war criminals' Bush and Blair makes him cringe

This Press Conference In Chicago Should Be A Lesson To David Patterson

Network news readers' diction.

Interesting local Chicago talk radio stations online discussing blago now

Culture of One

Vote Michele Bachmann for C&L Biggest Wingnut of 2008

21 more days until "our long national nightmare is over."

So who is prepared for a long recovery?

Leaders Vacation While Gaza Burns - Headlines 12/30/08

Military Chinook Helicopters buzz low over L.A. twice today

Saving The Michael Vick Dogs

the quality you want - at a price you can afford to pay!

HO, HO, HO, Pat Buchanan still in love with Sarah! LOL

ACLU Asks Court To Strike Down Arkansas Parenting Ban

RNC accuses Bush of going socialist...

Family Mourns 5 Daughters as Civilian Death Toll Mounts

Harold Pinter (RIP) speech for George W. Bush

Non-political New Years Resolution thread --- care to share?


Free inauguration lodgings for Obama organizers

Why conservatives make terrible professors

Kevin Bacon among those bilked by Madoff...

Dakota Sno Blade - Made in the USA

HOW COME those two Alaskan nitwits ain't married? Republican values? I think not

Who Has Inaug. Tickets and Needs a Hotel Deal?

Tweety et al on the Biggest Election Moments

Tonight on Frontline, "The War Briefing"

New tack on energy: Weatherization

Reid's statement blasting Blagojevich:

Phoenix officer won't allow neighbor to get stranded cat

what are your New Year's Eve plans?

Employee Free Choice Act opponent admits one million workers disenfranchised by current system

Bolton: Gaza Crisis Means We Should Attack Iran Now»

CODEPINK Memos to Obama: Peace

About the name "Tripp"...

Atlantic City Bleeds as Would-Be Gamblers Pay Bills Instead

Gaza relief boat damaged in encounter with Israeli vessel

They are selling our personal medical records!

Breaking: Iranian Students Storm Britain's Embassy in Tehran

Parents set their kids up with the names. See what Tripp is likely to have happen to him

The banking industry/wall st. has collapsed. The housing industry has collapsed...The auto

"You have such a stunningly superficial knowledge of what went on..."

Has the Bush family ever declared their assets?

Kucinich criticizes Israel; wants U.N. probe

Just Nailed A National Furniture Store Big Time

Just Nailed A National Furniture Store Big Time

Thank you, Dennis Kucinich.

How would people feel about "Earvin Johnson, Magic Negro Hoopster"?

Saying NO to a toddler v. "That behavior is unacceptable"

Any American has a lot of nerve pointing fingers at any other country for killing civilians

Cornyn Indicates GOPers Will Resist Seating Al Franken In The Senate

Caroline Kennedy says "you know" over 400 times in three interviews

Out of food, Zimbabweans eating cow dung

I knew I flipped bushitler off too many times.

Jesus Camp On Biography Channel. Scary Shit

The situation in Israel will awaken Bin Laden from his slumber

So no one on DU knows about unemployment in their state.

Bristol Palin paid up to $300,000 for baby Tripp's photos


Seat or not Seat Burris?

If this Wonkette pic is real, Blago and Burris have something really big in common:

Why does it seem that there are more non-news I/P posts going into the GD section?

U2 drummer Larry Mullen on 'war criminal' Blair, on Bono/Blair and on Bush/Blair

listen up Stylistas!

Video of Scarborough/Brzezinski on Youtube for your viewing pleasure

For those who want to start the "Peace on Earth" campaign in their

Former U.S. Atty: Blago appt. shows he’s ‘crazy like a fox,’ playing to future black jurors.

Cats given kiss of life by firemen

Please help support a ceasefire in Gaza by contacting John Kerry (non-partisan action info).

Blue Man and Assistant Principal get in trouble

Babies, Children, and Satire

Increase the size of your home library by over 1700 books.

I don't think Bush could have screwed up this country more if he tried.

Today I went to purchase three items at the Lowe's home improvememt store

Laura Bush on quitting smoking....

Al Franken: "It looks like we're on track to win."

Is the phrase "clean coal" an oxymoron?

Resolved: Will Create Peace on Earth

Vanity Fair: Farewell to All That: An Oral History of the Bush White House

Scientists watch unusual Yellowstone quake swarm

What's a progressive Israel supporter to do?

When America breaks up, what will be the smaller new countries?

So when Harry Reid tries to stop Senator Burris from taking his seat in the Senate

Abortion rights under assault in Texas

Everything the EPA Never Wanted You to Know About the Toxins in Coal Ash*

I admit, I did not know that Sasha's name is... Natasha

As President, Obama Will Have The Constitutional Duty To Prosecute Bush For War Crimes

Good idea or bad ...... getting rid of the artificial 60 vote Senate rule?

Newborn Babies

Jena 6 defendant Mychal Bell charged with shoplifting, resisting arrest

Is your junk mail coming addressed to a FEMA name ? Ours is.

Dining on a dollar a day

'Stop criticizing Obama. You'll ruin everything!'

Joe Scar bitchslapped by Zbigniew Brezezinski..."stunningly superficial"

Sharing our Vision for a Better Country with President-Elect Obama

The Rude Pundit: End of the Year Haiku Submissions

Trial of Iraqi Shoe Thrower is Postponed

Attorney General: "Cheney Interview Protected by Executive Privilege"

SF Chronicle stops publishing 'World Views'; author goes out with a bang

China's Largest Shopping Site Bans Sale of Shark Fin Products

Behold the most powerful weapon in war.

I'm glad Barack Obama hasn't spoken out on the Gaza attacks.

Blacks Versus Gays

"If a couple of guys in a garage can engineer this, what are the car makers doing?"

Should the US condemn the Israeli Navy ramming a humanitarian aid ship?

Teacher terminated over marriage

Help the Hungry! $15,024 raised so far in the DU Charity Drive. Still time to DOUBLE your donation!

I bet 1/2 the people won't have teeth soon

Have you ever watched the documentary called "The World According to Monsanto" ? presents 2008 in pictures!

Bolton: Gaza Crisis Means We Should Attack Iran Now»

Worst prick of 2008?

Democratic Underground Surpasses DailyKos For Entire Week

How can you watch tellevision????

Weird happenings in Florida during the last year. Tasered emus, frozen iguanas...more.

“Big White Men”

I am taking down the Christmas decorations...and getting ready

An old Jewish lady's perspective on Israel and Anti-Semitism

Should Pres. elect Obama speak out on the Gaza crisis?

Disturbing story on the news. People are returning Christmas gifts en masse

Something I hope nobody ever sees again.

Need your puter screen cleaned? Here's the Doglick screen cleaner

Need your puter screen cleaned? Here's the Doglick screen cleaner

The World Pastry Team Championship is on Food network now

Tarzan: "I'm going out for some smokes."

Why do people write fake autobiographies? You could just as easily

One more reason to not believe what you see on TV

More youtube clips regarding cats!


I just cleaned my refrigerator

Why do sports arenas and movie theaters have to be so loud?

What did nuts do before the internets?

PSA - Do not say words containing the letter "L" when you have a needle in your mouth

Russian to English translator needed --

Because when you're hip and trendy, it's important to be dumb enough to do what people tell you to.

Fluent French speaker needed for a translation

Ok, I 'm getting confused...Tarp, Tripp, and whatever else is starting with a T..

The Hong Kong flu - a poll

Girl dies on cold walk; dad charged with murder

Are we there yet?

Anyone here heard of Kyle Vincent?

Funny Gene Simmons story today.....

maybe this will go over better in the lounge

DU has kinda gone insane again, hasn't it.

I'm going to discover a new species then name it after myself.

Slimey bag

"Race To Nome" On The Weather Channel

I swear, my new co-worker pisses me off

Alamo bowl heading to overtime now

So I finally got around to seeing 'Kung Fu Panda'

Do you do a few things considered 'outside the law' or a 'little dangerous' or 'unacceptable'

Totally Selfish Rant

I went from Michael Nesmith Down The Rabbit Hole

How do I explain to my dog that he's only in the kennel for a few nights?

I gave my sister the same Christmas present she gave me

What airline steward(ess(e))s have you flown?

The rumors of Rev_acts and I being a couple are greatly exaggerated.

interior design help needed

I could not make this up even in my strangest dreams...

4 Marguaritas, 2 Jager shots, and 4 hours of bowling

Have you ever called customer service for a utility company and NOT been told

Have you ever called customer service for a utility company and NOT been told

I'll kick your ass with singing on Rockband 2

What airlines have you flown?

What did we learn tonight?

I feel like an "Are you an alchoholic" quiz gone bad

Getting a little squirrelly - caption???...

Talk to Tom Kitten


An appropriate bit of prose for this time of year...

Harper's Magazine: 'Prosecute Bush'

I'm afraid to click on my "MY DU" button the next 48 hours...

Arrrrrrgh! My family drives me CRAZY!

Video: Dog eats Bean Burrito in 1 second

Exclusive footage of Superman coming back around to finish off the plane crash survivors

i'm so angry i want to start smashing shit

Harold Perrineau death quiz

Moving day today

Should I get my tongue pierced?

whats up with this format?

Need help with my CD player

I swear my cat has mastered teleportation

Mashed in Plastic

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera sequel, coming in 2009

Lay Lady Lay

Good morning Lounge

I get the feeling the Muppet performers aren't even trying anymore...

Music to stumble around drunk to?

Luke Skywalker vs Aldo Nova

Blasphemy board game

Anybody got any...


new member

ah, some peace and quiet for mom - the menfolk are sleeping in!

Terrible quality video but...

Let's discuss how Loungers keep repeating the same stupid shit over and over and over

I just got an Eames lounge chair for a steal.

So I got the Flaming Lips' "Christmas on Mars" cd/dvd for christmas, and

So how many here plan to stay on home New Year's eve.

Any opinions about online dating?

Do any of you have suggestions for shopping for an assisted living facility?

How long is it smart to wait to get a new job after coming back from having a baby?

lets discuss circumcision, olive garden, breast feeding, boobies, and cornflake chicken...

A true story.......

Female British Pop Singers Wage Skank Wars On Each Other

lets discuss circumscription, olive-gourds, breast eating, bubbas, and pornflake chicks...

This has nothing to do with naming babies.

You know what irritates me? I mean besides being a second class citizen?

I always thought that she liked the hard floor and the hard monitor


Family statement suggests woman took own life by jumping off cruise ship

How f'd up is it that the only family member to wish me a happy birthday was

Saw "Valkyrie" today. I'm in the "It's Pretty Good" camp.

Has anyone here seen/read . . . .

Firefox is Irritating Me. Help?

A shout-out to my buds here on DU . . . .

I've been away from DU for a bit . . . .

I don't care what someone else named their children.

I'm lucky and I'm grateful.

This poor, sweet baby kitteh!

Anyone else at work today?

The recommend fairy is back....

Is it blasphemy that I prefer this version of "Father and Son" to the original?

I'm eating Platypus for breakfast


Automoble problem...Hard starting ....when warmed-up ...runs fine

The shite gauntlet


I'm thinking about using the Internet to chalk people

I'm thinking about using the Internet to Falk people

The Underground Tape Railroad!!!

Me hungy

Cat with pancreatitis?

Should I test my new UPS by flipping the main breaker at my house?

I want to create The Monkees: Head that never dies.

The worst wireless/mobile/cell phone EVAH!!!!!!

I gave both my girls unusual names.

Well, I am of f to bring in the cows, me and the dogs.

kitten picture of the day for tuesday december 30

You can all remove your 01/20/09 bumper stickers

You can all remove your 01/20/09 bumper stickers

I finally figured out the entire name of Bristol Palin's kid!

Now that Ghost-kicking has been beaten to death and fixed, can we have the Rec privileges revoked

Anybody here see "Doubt"? What did you think?

HELL of a DAY!!!!!

We're taking DayDreaminHippie to Dealey Plaza in Dallas today...

They did not fail, Valkyrie, White Rose, Shindler, Partisans, and many others

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 12/30/2008)

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Tue 12/30/2008)

Women of DU, a question about your height

Name a band, song, movie, TV show, play, opera, book, poem or artwork that has a color in the title.

I had to buy word/ office for my pc - do I need to buy another for

Freddie Mercury is doing triple somersaults in his grave!

I just paid my homeowners insurance policy.

I tripped on a carpet in a shopping centre. I couldn't regain my balance. I fell flat on my face.

Check out my new look - DU Post your pic here!

what are you doing on the 31st

Capitalization Geeks Needed

Why are Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend getting Kennedy Center Honors?

DNA test Trig and Tripp now!!!!!

Do you have "Alarm clock" pets?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/30/08

I was just caught staring down Ava's shirt at the piggly wiggly.

Who names their kid Tripp?

What was the best thing that happened for you in 2008?

One Lonely Congresswoman Speaks Out on Gaza

Embarrasing fact about yourself you'd care to share?

I Passed My PMP Exam!!!! Whoooo Hoooooo!

I'm thinking about using the internet to stalk people

Shocking latest casualty of NFL coaching carousel, MIKE SHANAHAN fired!

Bella Rose is just a growing!

since we're doing music a song that you associate with 2008

Why are you a bad liberal?

Should I get my kitten's tongue pierced?

what are you doing New Years Eve?

Most depressing songs on the planet

Vacuum Helps Pull Puppy From Well In Plum Borough

i just caught the bag boy staring down my shirt at the piggly wiggly

Worst gift you got this Christmas?

I was harrassed by a Cowpies fan in the Wawa parking lot this morning.

Post a picture of something you've created

I am at work and, it is PHOTO TIME!! I want pets and kids and DU'ers!

You just don't know what to believe any more, do you? I saw the

James A. Michener's Centennial on DVD....

What's your Palin name?

Deleted. n/t

Parents' response key to health of gay youth

Anyone who's already damning Obama is being prejudiced.

Protecting Obama When the Lights Go Out (Honolulu had a Major Blackout)

Possible Presidential Library and Museum locations

Has anyone gone to Obama's "Ask a question site?"

Bicycle Group to Offer Valet Service on Inauguration

No, Barack Obama is no "Magic Negro" fact, he's not even Magic!

I know this is a stupid question, but did Al Franken win?

Sarah Palin becomes grandmother. Bristol gives birth to son named Tripp

Would Obama have won Arizona if it weren't McCain's home state?

Study: Premarital abstinence pledges are ineffective

"Our news network is not a news network."

"Our news network is not a news network."

Heads Up: Rachel Maddow discussing the current situation

Obama Team Engages Public on Health Care

Larry Elders on CNN

Caption This

Inauguration Morning Schedule Announced

The Gov appoints the next senator but there's a special election for Rahmmy's seat? Huh?

So I guess since the black Blackwell thinks it's ok to call the President-elect a Negro, it's cool?

Hey, DICK! Guess What? You've Earned 15 Years Behind Bars!

How did the Obamas fly to Hawaii ... anyone know? My guess is NOT his

Another non-presidential-related GD-P thread.

Zbigniew Brzezinski should replace Colmes and go Mano a Mano with Hannity

Could there be a headline any more emblematic of the decline of the Republican Party...

For those who haven't seen this - Protest Rick Warren - wear a white knot

Palin Wishes She'd Talked to the Media More

Seen MILK? Now check out the Oscar Winning Documentary - THE TIMES OF HARVEY MILK - right here!!!

Quote Quiz>>>Who said

Achieving Unity Takes Time And Courage (please read)

Bush History-In '57 We Called it Torture and Said it Didn't Work. In '02 We Started Doing it - 12/30

"What does this inaugural mean to you?" Write an essay and you too could go, all expenses paid...

Obama health, labor pick hearings planned for early January


for everyone saying "sit down and shut up"

Bohemian Rhapsody! 21 days left.

Bohemian Rhapsody! 21 days left.

The internet is a hard taskmaster..

Go ahead, bitch, moan, complain, bloviate, cry... yes, cry

Divide and Conquer

With a new sheriff in town, everybody's scrambling to get to the top of the heap

Pro-Palestinian Protesters at Obama's Hawaii House

I may be wrong, but I think that anybody Blago wants to select for Senate should turn him down

This video sums up Chicago politics, I give you the Chicago way!

The MSM is loving this: The Blago Circus

The Golden Crookies 2008: Who was the year's biggest wingnut?

Franken lead at 50 with absentees left to count

BREAKING NEWS: Chicago Tribune reports Blagojevich to name ex-state AG Burris to Obama seat

Gallup daily: Obama favs jump to 73% -- unfavs down to 17% -- his best numbers so far

PHOTOS Par for the course

We Should be Thankful for the PUMA Viewpoint

Poll: Do you believe you are informed enough to make decisions in American democracy?

Ried should rethink his position re: Illinois Senate seat and hold confirmation hearings. . .

It was suggested that Blagojevich should get his own TV show ...

Seniors give Daschle health reform ideas

The Obama pep talk.

MSNBC reporting that a "Democratic Senate source" said Roland Burris will NOT be acceptable

Why is Burris Accepting Blago's Offer?

Defiant Blago to Appoint Burris to Replace Obama in Senate

DU Essayists: Win tickets, airline flight and hotel-room to the inaugural

Poll: Is Blagojevich crazy?

I'm so angry at Rush, am I over the top, out of line?

Burris will be seated...I see no way around it...

Impeach Obama RIGHT NOW!!!

Harry Reid

Jeff Greenfield: Senate may have no choice in seating Burris

If every DUer emailed O'Reilly these three words: Senator Al Franken ...

I have no real problem with Blago appointing Roland Burris

LOL - I don't blame Blago; it's his right and duty to fill the seat...

Please check out my 2008 year in review (GD post) ...

I submitted this question about Warren to - Only those with most votes will be answered

Stupid Nothalfbigoted now wants blacks and young voters banned

Pro-Palestinian Protesters at Obama's Hawaii House

BRILLIANT move by Blovo to appoint Mr. Burris

RNC going off the deep end -- plan to formally accuse Bush of embracing "socialism"

Pro-Palestinian Protesters At Obama's Hawaii House

uh-oh. pat buchanan likes burris. should i be nervous?

Giant Robot: The Art of Obama

***New Polls*** Obama +5 in Ohio, +6 in New Mexico, -2 in Indiana

Obama agrees with not seating Burris

Dear Lord, this is starting to get ridiculous.

AA and GLBTQ... there are similarities *and* differences.

Blagojevich's legal counsel resigns

I'm Sorry but Burris looks like a Fool! What a F-ing Circus!!

Powell v. McCormack as it relates to Blago

The Burris matter may not be quick or simple

A propsal for the people of Illinois

Mika's dad just EMBARRASSED THE HELL out of Joe Scarborough to his face with her watching. . .

Gov. 101: the President doesn't write laws

Obama’s Website Should be Called

Obama Cabinet Confirmation Hearings Scheduled

Um...there are black gays too; I am one.

Um...there are black gays too; I am one.

Governor Blago is awesome, I am starting to like him :)

'Freedom From Religion' Group Sues To Stop Inauguration Prayer

When you say gays can hide, it is offensive, and often just plain false

If I was in Obama's shoes, I would give Pres Clinton another chance to bring peace

This isn't just about Warren

Blago is worth his weight in gold just for sheer entertainment value alone

Chicago Democrats: Are we not the most entertaining group of folks or what?

So, will there be an orchestrated effort to Boo over Warren

Official DU unemployment thread! Help us Obama!

On January 20, 2009, for the first time in my life ...

As if Things Weren't Bad Enough, Russian Professor Predicts End of U.S.

Study: Murders among black youths on the rise

Recession Opens U.S.-China Rift Paulson Talks Bridged

HP mum on selling printers to Iran

Wipro scouts for more buys

Easy come, easy go after gold glitch

U.S. slow to meet needs, Iraq refugees say

Gazprom, Once Mighty, Is Reeling (Russian Natural Gas Monopoly)

Dining on a dollar a day

At Plant in Coal Ash Spill, Toxic Deposits by the Ton

Somali president quits as fighting rages between rival Islamists

Even fashion giants Chanel and LVMH forced to economise

Battle plans in Gaza conflict

Jena Six Defendant Mychal Bell Hospitalized With Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Vacuum Helps Pull Puppy From Well In Plum Borough

Number of uncounted ballots in Minn. still unclear

Ex-Bush aides say he never recovered from Katrina

4-year-old who lost parents in Mumbai attack dies of long-term illness

Houston sports clinic will drop Clemens' name

Paper: Blagojevich to fill Obama's Senate seat

Cititgroup pumps 800 million into S. Korea unit.

Freedom from Religion Foundation sues over prayer at inauguration

Black Workers Hurt by Detroit’s Ills

'Magic Negro' flap might help Saltsman

U.S. to buy huge stake in GMAC

Molotov cocktail thrown at Chicago synagogue

As Bush Exits, Expats Staying Put

Ex-US Rep (McKinney) on Damaged Gaza-bound Ship

Three-Month Merrill Employee Peter Kraus Buys $37 Million Apartment

Minnesota edges closer to deciding Senate winner

Fritzl's daughter leaves clinic

D.C. lobbyist (Iseman) sues Times over McCain affair story

Russia's Medvedev signs law on longer presidential term

Australians angry over bid to ban topless sunbathing

Japanese tourist spends 3 months in Mexico City airport

When textile quotas end this week, will U.S. jobs go, too?

Bush Talks To Palestinian Leaders

Pakistan suspends NATO supplies to tackle militants

Trial of Iraqi shoe thrower is postponed

LAT: Pardo intended to kill others, police say

GM, GMAC seek to jump-start car loans after bailout

Martin Drops Porn Filtering from FCC Free Wireless Broadband Plan

US, UN, EU and Russia urge immediate Gaza truce

December consumer confidence drops to all-time low

Jatropha-fuelled plane touches down after successful test flight

In Chihuahua, plaudits as police strive for transparency

Scenic Pakistani valley falls to Taliban militants

Gazprom sets up action group to start gas cuts to Ukraine (and by extension, Europe)

McALLEN, Texas; The Department of Homeland Security has sued The Nature Conservancy to condem...

Soldier alleges military pattern of Christian bias

Obama condemns Blago's move to appoint Burris

Obama condemns Blago's move to appoint Burris

China faces new melamine scandal

California sues to block Bush endangered species rules

Ex-aides say Bush never recovered from Katrina

Jazz great Freddie Hubbard dead at 70

Georgia, U.S. to sign strategic pact on Jan. 4

Senate Democrats' statement on Obama replacement

Macedonia archeologists uncover 4,000 year old writing

Ugandan rebels kill 400 in DR Congo: charity

Builders unearth 18th century galleon in Argentina

Lesbian Pair Wins Ruling Over Refusal of Ceremony

Russia To Set World Record With 39 Space Launches n 2009

Idaho computer maker shuts down due to bad economy

Man sues after "POLICE" t-shirt arrest

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Tuesday December 30

Infamous 'Vigilante Mom' Dies of Cancer


NM sect leader gets 10 years for molesting girls

NASA faults equipment in Columbia shuttle disaster

Blagojevich to name Burris to Senate

Egypt arrests 23 opposition Muslim Brotherhood members

Researchers unlock secrets of 1918 flu pandemic

Economy's toll: No bailout for the overqualified jobless

Kucinich Calls for Independent United Nations Inquiry on Gaza

Lawsuit would challenge oath, invocation

Conflict management - by Jeffrey Halper

Israel's Wanton Aggression On Gaza

New rounds of bombing underway in Gaza

BBC: US tacitly backs Israel offensive

55% of Israelis believe attacks motivated by political considerations.

Israelis got nothing on the USA

Washington bears guilt for Gaza war crimes

The true story behind this war is not the one Israel is telling

Kucinich Calls for Independent United Nations Inquiry on Gaza

UN official says Israel attacked during lull

Writer Amos Oz: Hamas responsible for outbreak of Gaza violence

Israel to allow 100 truck-loads of aid into Gaza

Israelis look for knockout blow

"Many Gaza dead are civilians"... They're ALL civilians,

Branson calls MRSA problem "horrific"

A simple diagram illustrating the timeline of events in Gaza

Outrage in Gaza: No More Apologies by Rabbi Brant Rosen

Chris Floyd: Shock, Awe and Lies: The Truth Behind the Israeli Attack on Gaza

West Bank anger at Gaza strikes

View From a Palestinian Leader: Palestine's Guernica and the Myths of Israeli Victimhood

Obama Should Engage Hamas, Former U.S. Envoy Says

How many people do you have to kill before you qualify to be described as mass murderer warcriminal

Gaza: The Logic of Colonial Power

Chicago synagogue firebombed; police probe possible link to Gaza violence

Hamas Credo Led It to End Cease-Fire

How we like our leaders

Egypt Says Border to Stay Shut Until Abbas Back in Power

Israel's War Crimes

Mubarak: We'll open Gaza crossing only if Abbas' PA takes control of it

Pro-Palestine Group Tries To Lobby Obama At Golf Course

Ex-US Army engineer pleads guilty to spy charge

U.S. says will give $85 million to help Palestinians

Netanyahu Calls for Hamas's Removal in Gaza

A Hundred Eyes for an Eye

Israel shuns truce calls on Day Four of Gaza blitz

Israel/Hamas: Civilians Must Not Be Targets

Framing The Debate About #Gaza on Twitter

Family Mourns 5 Daughters as Civilian Death Toll Mounts

'Israeli air strikes represent massive violations of international law'

Has Israel Revived Hamas?

Iranian Students Signing Up To Fight Israel

Hastings: Israel had “no other choice”

UN Special Rapporteur on Palestinian Human Rights: World needs to see the victims & carnage in Gaza

President Medvedev Orders Aid To Russians In Gaza

Gaza Attacks: Murder with Impunity

Defense establishment to recommend 48-hour truce with Hamas

Hamas: Abbas is preparing to take over after Israel leaves Gaza

Ex-Army Engineer Pleads Guilty to Spying for Israel

Why can't the Mossad take out the missile launchers?

Hamas Knows One Big Thing

Israel vows to destroy Hamas brick by brick

Why should I "support" a country that doesn't admit that it was founded on robbed territory?

In Gaza Conflict, Context is Key

Israel accused of ramming Gaza aid ship

Pro-Palestinian activists say Navy fired on protest boat off Gaza

Battle plans in Gaza conflict

Israeli Vessel Hits Gaza-Bound Boat

Israel and the huge disconnect in America

Hamas Says No Truce Without Open Borders

IDF launches YouTube Gaza channel

Defiant Hamas hits Israel with dozens of rockets

the consequences of israel not reacting (mods if you will indulge me...)

Cynthia McKinney is on her way to Gaza

Connell declared emergency before fatal crash

Will Barack call out the Israel BS on the Gaza campaign the way he did Bush's Iraq dissinfromation?

Olmert rejects French proposal for 48-hour truce - Summary

Perspectives: Gaza and Israel

With the World Racing to Armageddon, Maybe Obama Really is the Messiah

Guardian UK: The world gives Israel a free hand

Californians Shape Up as Force on Environmental Policy

George Bush Claims He "Kept Us Safe". Really? Did History Begin on January 20, 2001?

Legal outsourcing set to boom (India)

E.J. Dionne: Coming Soon (January 20, 2009), The 21st Century

WP, pg1: Chicago School Reform Could Be a U.S. Model

Year of the hungry: 1,000,000,000 afflicted

Bush Legacy in Gaza

Bob Herbert: Add Up the Damage

Tariq Ali in The Guardian: From the ashes of Gaza

Reading Into Bush's Book List: "The reality of the intellectually insulated man endures."

Gorbachev's model for Obama-

The 2008 "WTF?" Awards

43 reasons we won't miss President Bush

Vanity Fair: An oral History of Bush WH (Powell's CoS calls Bush a Sarah Palin-like President)

Katrina's Hidden Race War

Bush's search for a legacy

Bob Herbert: Adding Up (Bush's) Damage

10 Worst Corporations of 2008 (Counterpunch)

Most Valuable Progressives of 2008 (The Nation)

Chris Hedges: Party to Murder

GOP in California, Who Once Gave us Reagan, Now Dying

The Wizards of Oil

Toomey, Club for Growth, Demonize Unions, EFCA

Look At All Those New Cars!

Bush farewell song/video montage (original work by "Holmes")

Bush administration's epic fail in Afghanistan. Rove, Condi & Pickles wait for us to THANK him.

Letterman's Top 10 George Bush moments

Uncle Jay explains: Year-end! 12-22-2008

Rachel Maddow on Sleepy OSHA head and GOP racist yucks

Bush Still Finds New Ways To Break The Law

TYT RANT: Do Americans Spend Too Much Money?

Grandma Sarah Palin

Zbigniew Brzezinski calls a combative Joe The Intern Killer Scarborough STUNNINGLY SUPERFICIAL

MSNBC: It wouldn't be funny if someone called me 'Tamron Hall the magic negro anchor lady.'

Joe Scarborough - Stunningly Superficial, Embarrassing

Rachel Maddow Show: History of Conflicts in Gaza best of 2008 pictures Warning Picture heavy

WGN News Team Dance Party!

Roy's Response to Rush: Eine Kleine Barackmusik

Bliar - his worshippers and those with a moral compass.

Official: Unlikely missing soldier mistook pier

Iraqis to take charge of Green Zone in 2009

Lawsuit on religion in military expanded

Court: DoD violated veterans hiring preferences

Kerry urges caution in taking action on Somalia

Pakistani valley falls to Taliban militants

Army identifies 3 soldiers killed in accident

China, Russia hold first hot line chat

Boat crash on Christmas kills sailor in Bahrain

Lawmakers urge Obama to support submarine plan

Navy, allies seize 20 tons of drugs since Oct.

Role of law enforcement rating developing

Marine pilot killed in Harrier jet crash

(Marine Corps Times) Backtalk: The right tools for the job

Marines could fight pirates once again

Iraqis taking a larger role in securing warrants

It’s pay raise time for troops, DOD civilians

Overcharged fuel card users paid local prices

EUCOM personnel in Israel unharmed

Ex-US Rep on Damaged Gaza-bound Ship

(Military Times) Op-Ed: The Real Holidays

No Truce in Gaza, Israel Says

Fate of the F-22 in Obama’s Hands

Californians Shape Up as Force on Environmental Policy

Is Ontario on track to kick coal dependency in 2014?

Texas Legislature could be going 'green'

its hail foaming in montana

IN 2008: Natural disasters killed over 220,000

Low-carbon lifestyle in China: fad or return to tradition?

Gazprom, Once Mighty, Is Reeling

Spill may have permanently altered Tenn. community[

Is Global Warming Creating New Climate Zones? Experts Say "Yes"

ACCIONA Puts 46 MW PV Project (World's Largest) in to Service (Portugal)

Peak oil review - Dec 29

Wind, wave power play (RI)

At Plant in Coal Ash Spill, Toxic Deposits by the Ton

High Hurdles for Obama's Green Stimulus: … projects must be green, shovel-ready, short-term, and …

New Report's Data Show Better Odds Of Accelerated Sea Ice & Glacier Loss, Drier SW United States

Denton CO (TX) Residents Discover Limits To Property Rights (Theirs) When Gas Drilling Begins

Good Idea!, Part 1 - TVA "May" Consider New Approach To Coal Waste Storage - MSNBC

‘Nearly 15 million environmental refugees likely’ (in South Asia in the near future)

Inventors Find Inspiration in Natural Phenomena

Dark clouds over (Colorado's) solar energy economy

UPS Delivers with New Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles

Good Idea!, Part 2 - TVA Head Says Utility Will Pay For Well Testing In Spill Zone

Running dry, running out: we're wasting too much water despite warnings to turn off taps

British secretly dumped Maralinga plutonium in ocean

Sprayed Aerosols Could Ease Climate Woes

World photovoltaic production 1990-2007, by region

Milpitas Schools, Chevron & BOA Complete 3.4-MW Solar Project (Calif.)

USGS - "Rapid And Sustained" Sea Ice Melt Likely By 2100 - Sea Level Rise Will Exceed IPCC Outlook

German Scientist Warns Climate Change Accelerating: "… previous predictions … too … optimistic …"

Cyber warfare could wipe out economies

Breaking Up Is Harder to Do After Housing Fall

Black Workers Hurt by Detroit’s Ills

Jim Kunstler's Predictions for 2009

Nouriel Roubini : Will Banks and Financial Markets Recover in 2009?

Rather terrifying experience tonite.

Anyone buying a foreclosure at auction? Tips?

The End of Credit

What is safe in terms of saving for retirement?

myrichuncle has "paused" taking new applications

Today in labor history Dec 30 Immigrants were being lured to the US under false pretenses 1883

Under 'labor peace ordinance,' Teamsters begin organizing Minneapolis waste haulers


Why Detroit Has an Especially Bad Union Problem

"Save Our Secret Ballots" Group Includes Arizona in Anti-Labor-Union Plans to Change State Constitut

Indecision and delay characterized Bush's OSHA

Fledgling Newspaper Union Appeals Labor Board Decision (1st newspaper union to be formed in 40 years

ConocoPhillips faces $116,500 in OSHA penalties

IWW Starbucks Baristas to Spill the Beans in New Blog

Chilean Workers Unions Threaten Wal-Mart ‘Boycott’

Average woman worker loses nearly half a million to pay discrimination

Mediator joins talks over unloading ship (Oakland Bay Bridge)

Director Of 'The Wrestler' Calls for WWE Superstars To Join Screen Actors Union

Equality California's 2008 legislative scorecard

Football goes gay(ish)

Apology to the Moderators

Great quote by Gene Robinson

Oy, Holy Night

You’re Likable Enough, Gay People

Google now has "Themes for Causes," but none for Equality. But you can submit one.

Who is going to the inauguration and if/how will you protest Warren?

From 'Mama's Family' clips to 'gays must die!' hate -- Youtube offers window to this nut-crazy world

DU 5 years ago.

Just got off the phone with my mother and I'm so upset (a little personal rant)

what does k & r mean?

Would Obama have signed the Defense of Marriage Act?

General Motors Colombia hopes to export 10,000 vehicles to Venezuela

Unemployment climbs to 10.8 percent in Colombia

2010 Pro Bowl will be in Miami

Houston sports clinic will drop Clemens' name

CBC: With Germany beaten, Canada turns sights on U.S.

Pretty amazing how fast great QB's hit the wall....

Broncos fire Shanahan Bwahahaha

Lessons for Other Smokers in Obama’s Efforts to Quit

I'm having an acupuncture for my bad back pain.First time - I'm scared. Tell me what to expect.

The FDA Is Killing Crohn's Patients

20% 'have blood pressure gene'

Patient’s DNA May Be Signal to Tailor Medication - Experts say that most drugs work for only about

Happy Rhodes: Collective Heart (lyrics)

I found this neat blog

twice yesterday something psychic happened

Unemployment Commission bureaucracy blues

While we're on the topic of dreams...

Ahhhh, FES Flourish. (Combo flower essence formulas; a gift from the Universe.)

Good video on Semi auto rifles

I've decided to be a Christian

Tough love. How do we send light and still be tough to people who deserve it.

Brady Campaign Sues Interior Department Over Rule Allowing Concealed Guns In Parks,

as frank-N-furter sez.... one from the vaults

2008: Retrospective

Baby back ribs.

It was either here or DIY ..... my Kitchenaid dishwasher ..... sucks

A few general points on the atheism/theism debate.

For Good Self-Control, Try Getting Religious About It

opinions on food processors?

Federal Way (WA) officials approve copter pad for mega-church

Does it have to be Marriage?

Scientists Find that Size of Earth's Species Occurred in 2 Great Leaps

derby's Seven Wonders of the Universe

NASA faults equipment in Columbia shuttle disaster (CNN)


The Fight Over NASA’s Future

A way to share light and compassion without being depleted

Question about college / grad school

So you tell me that Clinton could not have an affair with an intern without everybody finding out...

$60 rebate on Nitro PDF software from Fry's until 1/1/09

Ottawa Citizen: Tories forgive $36M in late penalties for helicopter contract

CBC: Payroll taxes to wipe out income tax cuts in 2009: watchdog group

Canwest: Harper stiff-arms talk of reopening abortion debate

How John Kerry's presidential loss affected a man from Uganda

Kerry once again generous to Democrats this year.

Gaza: dupe

Gaza: time to fire Middle East piss process envoy Blair?

Brown 'bombing Britain to brink of bankruptcy'