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Archives: October 26, 2009


If Charlie Crist loses the Senate primary is his political career over?

Tomasky talk: David Vitter's mixed-up logic

If you have me on ignore, please K&R.

Madoff friend Picower dead, found in pool

Former Fox News pundit: Glenn Beck ‘way over the top,’ ’scary’

Fox Reporter to Host Totally Balanced Anti-Health Care Reform Event (Gawker)

I can't see Thompson beating Bloomberg.

ABC News five parter on Scientology

Why am I hearing so much about this "U2" tonight?

Utah OB practice declares its misogyny up front

I think people would like the anonymity (at least from members) that a poll gives to actually

Sen. Sherrod Brown: Dick Cheney-'Mastermind Of The Most Failed Decade In My Political Lifetime'

How we all live

EU to Monitor Deviant Behavior in Fight against Terrorism (Technology Boost for Orwell)

This has gone far enough!

This has gone far enough!

It's About Time for a Showdown With the Banks

Some Country Joe Love

Michael Moore Irks Supporters of Chávez

An Overview Of The Fed's Intervention In Equity Markets Via The Primary Dealer Credit Facility

Pandemics and the Planet of Slums- The Joys of the "Informal Economy"

Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 just gets better with age.

Today is the 26th Anniversary of the Invasion of Grenada

Dana Perino speaks.....Somewhere in the country, a box of rocks is feeling very smart.

Obama was a great campaigner, Now I yearn for him to be a great President.

The public option keeps rising from the dead...

What is going to happen due to all the long term unemployment

The public option keeps rising from the dead...

Can we have a private option at age 65? Right now everyone is enrolled in medicare

Sept. 11 defendants get 'My Lai' massacre film

Obama is being compared to Nixon? OMG!

This just in: The world ended today.

This just in: The world ended today.

sheep's clothing

I just got called a "commie bitch" on a sports forum that has a side politics forum

The Chernobyl Exclusion Zone 'I Physically Felt the Radioactivity'

HELP!!! Doing a presentation on Glenn Beck, need good source of...

Best Tea Party Pics! Liberals Can REALLY Make a Point With These...

Horsey's latest...

The new looks awesome.

Canadian DUers, a question regarding long-term care and nursing homes...

WH Rumor Check - "Rumors are absolutely false"

Unemployment benefits extension still tied up with amendments

Wapo - Robert Samuelson - "Public plan mirage"

Wapo - Robert Samuelson - "Public plan mirage"

POLLS Show Democrats Losing Ground with People Like Me.

Democrats push for HEALTH CARE BENEFITS to kick in by 2010- that's more like it

Did anyone else see the medicare fraud piece on 60 Minutes?

Impotence is an "early warning" of an impending heart attack

AP: Immigration agents mishandle informants

Former Fox Pundit: I Quit Because Glenn Beck Is Scary

U2 LIVE in minutes! Check this out it's amazing!

Your most environmentally UNFRIENDLY habit.......

Listening to Montel on AAR and n+Nancy Pelosie's daughter

It's getting to the point that you can smell the desperation

A desert for jobs and no end in sight

Flowchart to decide what religion you ought to be..

Question about the war in Afghanistan and Pakistan

Afghan Election Rests on the Backs of Donkeys

Next time someone shows one of those "Obama as the Joker" posters, I plan to ask them...

SC Senators dispute which voters to woo for GOP

A "real" opt out solution - for a chronically divided nation

Helicopter crashes kill 14 Americans in Afghanistan... US engages in 'war games' for exit strategy

Will the Independents leave the Democrats for the Republican Party?

Recent polls show/confirm President Obama, the ROOKIE PRESIDENT, is Gaining in convincing

The "Reality Show" that needs to be done......


Horsey TOON - "I'd Cry..."

“This is the direct result of bad public policy” Atlanta shelter director on the homeless crisis

"Scary to think what we would do without Fox News."



Bill Day TOON: Fox News

When Did Answering "Fair" Become "Disapproval"?

Judge to Prop. 8 backers: hand over campaign docs

Judge to Prop. 8 backers: hand over campaign docs

Imagine discussing St Rudy of 9/11 running for governor

If I were Reid, I would DARE those asshats to filibuster...

Last night the Yankees won their 40th pennant

An Open Letter To American Express |

Chicago give the thieves hell for me!

U.S. healthcare system wastes up to $800 billion a year

Three-Trucks Collide on Mass Pike, Spilling Raw Beef and Plastic Cups Everywhere (Video)

GOP Leaders Call For State Worker Pay Cuts

Russia to Fill Iraq, Afghan Helo Orders

"A Capitalist Pyramid. Where Nobody Moves.."

"A Capitalist Pyramid. Where Nobody Moves.."

Central Banks Hitting Asset Bubbles Reveal No Faith in Greenspan Economics

NY-23: We are on the verge of winning a house seat that we lost 2-1 last year

Pandemic paranoia: Are fear overblown?

Thanks Mods!

This week Obama's national security adviser will keynote the inaugural J Street Conference.

Is Mayor Daley Looking To Lease Water System?

Toles: Imagine if they took over a country that had nuclear weapons.

LOL, Lynn, MA mayoral election: Rep candidate calls cops on Dem!

Big-shot Kerik witness? Aponte, who led mob-tied firm, may be called

Reason #787 for getting out of Afghanistan: You can't rule a country by helicopter!

Afghanistan: They don't call it "The Graveyard of Empires" for nuthin', yanno!

We have a flu problem. We don't have a Surgeon General.

We have a flu problem. We don't have a Surgeon General.


White House calls Obama discouraging public option claim ‘absolutely false’

Surge Update: Prostitution and drug addiction is going up. Unemployment in Iraq is over 50%

surge update - Iraq Blast Toll Worse Than Feared, Including 30 Children

How about forcing the health care providers to charge the same fee for the same service...

Media Liars and Whitehouse Bad Cops Are Pimping the Trigger

Media Liars and Whitehouse Bad Cops Are Pimping the Trigger

'Clean tech' employment is poised to soar -- and the jobs will be all over the country.

Why so much shit is backlogged:

BBC: Homophobic attack man badly hurt (UK)

Husband of murdered Egyptian gives evidence in German court

Excuse me, but has Joe Scar and the rest of the MJ crew FORGOTTEN about the polls that say

How does 60 Minutes do a show about Medicare Fraud without mentioning Bill Frist?

Companies Are Gaming The System To Beat Wall Street Expectations

Newspaper Industry in a Depression

Hey. Somebody is jamming the phone lines over at Chase

Petraeus' own field manual says we need 600,000 troops to enforce Afghan counterinsurgency strategy

Can anybody think of a tune for these lyrics?

Credit Card, Bank Fee Hikes Spark Outrage

Part one | Reckless strategies doomed WaMu

If you are bored or want a laugh...

Local coverage of the Tea Bag event, channel eight

I hope and pray I live long enough to see this become a reality

Menand: 'The market for news is narrowing down to people who need an ideological fix. '

Problems With Windows Programs

Charges dropped in Missouri flag desecration case

"Showdown In Chicago": Protesters Swarm Bankers Convention (PHOTOS)

No "debate" needed. Take the vaccine.

Reuters: US Healthcare system wastes up to $800 billion a year

When Gitmo and Abu Ghraib Come Home - Hell and Dr. James

Get this - Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names

Crowds Flock For Christmas Assistance

Australia faces famine, expert warns

JUST WAIT until we regain the Whitehouse and have a majority in Congress!!!!1!!!

Virginia has a nuclear event

Senator from the great state of Humana

Save the earth, use Blackle

E-cigarettes enter the tobacco wars-could be used to circumvent smoking bans

Obama's (co-ed) golf game: First in WH

one minute Saudi Arabia is in 2009 & the next minute its in the stone age

Obama Wants A Good Public Plan But He Wants A Bill Even More

This could become a huge problem.

NYT affilliate in Southeastern NC bans all liberal speech, only promotes distorted conservatives

No guarantees: 3 tales of insurance disaster

Week 19: ....More Talk of a Public Plan

Recession Drives Surge in Youth Runaways

Where can you get bath towels like those of yesteryear? New bath towels are too long, too wide,

what we need is a 24/7 news show that reports on nothing but truth

"Target of Opportunity -- Hit List" RW Website with activist names

Is anyone else fed up with all the ads at HuffPo?

Ailes opts out of a run: 'This country needs fair and balanced news more now than ever before,...'

Insurers poised to reap benefits from healthcare overhaul

Book Review: Genesis Gets the Crumb Treatment

Just Curious, but why is there an "anti-government" health care ad

Who the *&%! cares about Olympia Snowe!?

Debate of the Length of the Vietnam War

Freeper alert! One just snuck into DU

"The Monuments Men" (Do you know these WWII heroes?)

Pakistan Launches Full-Scale Offensive

Rich Germans demand higher taxes for themselves to help the economy

Senior Adviser to President: Public Option Can Reduce Costs. Trigger? Not So Much

High-Speed Rail Keeps Train Makers on Track

"Honey, I don’t have insurance. We can’t go to the ER"

Brit Hume on the "Fox News Attitude"..."Hoist a Jolly Roger, look for more throats to slit"

Top employees leave financial firms ahead of pay cuts

Afghanistan War Game Tested a 44,000-Troop Increase

Dennis Kucinich on Washington Journal this morning (Oct 25th)

I think Harry Reid is writing off the Snowe Woman

Quran Jones: Muslim Menace (or A Short Trip to the Dark Side) - if you want to donate to someone who strongly supports PO

Oh noez! I just got this video clip from my cousin.

Opt Out

For those that cannot wait for the new "V" mini series on Nov 3

Reid/Full Senate to Include PUBLIC OPTION for Full Senate Floor Vote!

A Monday mutters without a . . . CAPTION!!! Please come do Head Wreck!

American Healthcare System Wastes $800 Billion Per Year

Cheney proud to receive award from fascist who accused Obama of being Muslim trojan horse

Skyway Cam, Bay Bridge nearing completion

Pirates scare away factory trawlers. Local fisherman can now fish profitably

The Hill: Senator Kerry: General McChrystal's troop request is too much, too fast

Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Abuse

Steve Phillips gets tossed from the game

Democratic Hawks Set Us Up For Defeat

Rude Pundit on Steph Miller, "Olympia Snowe must have mad fellatio skills."

a question of taste in possible anti-Blue Dog animation (WARNING: GRAPHIC)

NASA Watch: Aries 1X to launch tomorrow morning!

Architect Lawrence Halprin dies

C-span had a call in today: Senate Health Care Bill Proposal - Any DU'ers call in?

Is anyone else having trouble with embedded YouTube links?

Reid Press Conference on Health Care Bill starting soon

Sunday circulation the lone "bright" spot in dismal outlook for newspapers

Internet Neutrality

George Bush fan of 24

Idea about the Public Option Opt-Out

States Pressed Into New Role on Medical Marijuana

Say hello to the new head of the Republican Party

Rife With Intrigue, Deception, Scheming, Incest, and, yes, Brutal Violence

Here we go again - Tea Party against Amnesty

CNN - BREAKING: Reid backs health care public option

Lies, Betrayals, Self-Promotions, and Child Murdering Terrorism: The Shawna Forde Story

ACTION: Any Senator that does not vote for cloture/against filibuster on HEALTH CARE must be called

Idea for improving Cable News Quality AND/OR Lower cost..

A Change Obama Has Made

Gay Marriage: What difference does it make to ME who YOU MARRY?

Three criteria MUST be met for the government-run health plan to be effective:

AN EXTREMELY LIBERAL THREAD! (You may not be liberal enough to enter)

U.S. troops work to quickly train Afghan forces ahead of election.

I would like to see what Dennis & Dr. Dean have to say about the Senate

RNC keeps racist pics on Facebook for nearly a week

Blackwater Defense Lawyers Request Military Protection

American Banker's Assoc Showdown in Chicago, Oct 26

As long as state opt-out is on the table

Put your states on notice!

We Won't Find al-Qaida in Afghanistan

BREAKING NEWS: NTSB says wayward pilots were working on laptops

And Now! A brief interlude of "Freaker Funnies"

Pilots who overshot airport weren't sleeping--now they say they were on their laptops--

Tom Monaghan and his fundy Christian lawyer group are baaaack

How popular is Olympia Snowe in Maine? Will voters in Maine care if she

Majority Want to Keep Maine's Gay Marriage Law, Poll Finds

Freeps work themselves into a lather over GolfGate, conveniently forget Crawford Pig Farm vacations

Tom Delay is the "expert" on Millionaire

The bad guys (almost) always win in American politics. They (almost) always have and always will.

I just finished my grading for the day and found that Reid

Ambien defense' invoked in murder charge

Official "I was wrong about Senator Reid" thread. Thank you, Sen. Reid.

The Calamity of Iraq’s Orphans and the Morality of America

Soldiers Help Afghan Children, One Backpack at a Time.

Kurtz, idiots like Kurtz and their opinion on non-bias of FauxNews...

Taliban Statement on the Upcoming Run-off Election

Oh, And By The Way, It's The HELP Committee's PO That's In The Senate Bill

Franken/Grayson 2012??

Failed war president or prince of peace? - Asia Times

Oscar-winning director of 'Crash', Paul Haggis, dumps Scientology over Prop 8

What has to occur to trigger the opt-out for states?

White House Uses Open Source To Open Government

An anniversary worth celebrating

The Magic of Michelle

Finland, Switzerland, Scandinavia beat US in global prosperity index

Barney Frank vs Ralph Nader right on on Big Ed

Question for DU's pilots (re: Northwest Flight 188 and MSP overflight)

'Code Pink' rethinks its call for Afghanistan pullout.

Australia 2009 Crime and Safety Report

Australia 2009 Crime and Safety Report

Fundies: Jack Black a proxy for......SATAN

Could someone explain this part of healthcare reform to me?

With the opt out crap, how will AZ ever have a chance with Lumpy and Kyl the Bile?

Check in if you have a condition that makes you more vulnerable to H1N1.

Landrieu, Lincoln, Nelson ......... Mary, Blanche, Ben ........

Free Stickers for Health Care Reform

Interesting graphic explaining diff between liberals and conservatives.

Senate aides say Reid doesn’t have the votes for opt-out public option

Today is the 7th anniversary of Paul Wellstone's death

Chin Music (New Yorker comment piece inspired by Faux News' whining)

my son just called from UVM...

Customs nab man with pythons taped to body

Maria in trouble again...

The Land of the Fee

Help DU a local poll

"OPT OUT"!!!! . . . At last the Democrats got the language right!

Candy Crowley makes my skin crawl sometimes...

Despite Claims, Anti-Gay Group in Maine More Dependent on Out-of-State Funds

How to potentially save a DUer's life from H1N1 (your own)

"We Are All Connected" -- WAY cool video :)

Facebook RNC got nailed today, but Free Republic gets away with racist trash all the time--

Childhood risk factors, adult alcoholism

My mom has pneumonia (again).

Madoff Associate Jeffry Picower Found Dead at 67, Palm Beach Police Say

Limbecker Teabagger 'Patriots' Display The Flag

Torn by 3 Lost Boys and 3 Convicted Youths ~ New York Times

Mock Palin memoir to coincide with book's release (LOL! "Going Rouge: An American Nightmare")

I Think It's Fair To Say That Rush, Hannity, Beck And Their Ilk Are Celebrities.........

Stanford Endowment Loss Prompts President to Suspend Smoothing

Three US helicopters crash in Afghanistan: 14 Americans killed

Tired from a tough hike? Rescuers fear Yuppie 911

R0FL-Soon to be Governor Cuomo sends warning to Rudy not to embarrass himself by running

Caterpillar Begins Rehiring Workers as Demand Rises

Paul Krugman:After Reform Passes

Tonight is the first debate between cadidates running for Sen. Kennedy's senate seat

Ugh! Today, I got stuck in traffic behind a freeper! His license plate said

Okay so what about Obama playing so much golf?

The White House gets a Pink Ribbon (breast cancer awareness) - pics

Newt doesn't want his teabaggers to teabag any more

Big Business Alarmed By ReThinking of Trade

Pakistan 'Holds Elite Iran Force'

Soldiers help Afghan farmers.

Check out this chart about Obama's executive nominees:

WSU to offer free depression program

The Republican National Committee isn't even trying to cloak the racism anymore....

Bo Obama - pics

"Showdown In Chicago": Protesters Crash Bankers Convention, (video, images)

If states can opt out and Corporations do not have to provide insurance, what then?

If states can opt out and Corporations do not have to provide insurance, what then?

Online auction to raise funds in Scott Roeder case

Give a Day - Get a Day 1/1/10-12/15/10 - Disney gives free day for one day's charitable work

Goldman Sachs abandons kittens (we’re not making this up)

Best use of US Taxpayer money

Stupid Google Ads

VP Biden presented with National Law Enforcement Memorial Fund's distinguished service award - pics

I am angry but not sure how I want to deal with this parenting issue of sorts

Who are your rooting for in the world series...

I can't tell which side of the argument this decal is on.

Can Someone Explain The "Republican Plan For Healthcare Reform"?

Can Someone Explain The "Republican Plan For Healthcare Reform"?

Protestors outside a fundraiser attended by President Obama in Florida -(updated) pics

Restoring Faith in Capitalism

Jane Hamsher: Reid’s Opt-Out: The Devil is In the Details

Scholastic book fair censors book with "two moms..."

Oklahoma vs. Women

Phillies = Obama....... Yankees = Republicans

Pot, schizophrenia only slightly linked

Video shows officer repeatedly striking SJSU student with a baton while on the floor

Stormfront for all things Apple?

"nearly a dozen" witness gang rape of 15 year old and do nothing

Father beats son's alleged molester

'Crash' Director Paul Haggis Ditches $cientology over Prop 8

Wouldn't an "opted-out" state be bad for business?

Freeper tries to find all the black people at the tea parties and makes a video.

Why is oil shooting up at a time of year it traditionally falls off? I think I know why.

PHOTOS: Happy Birthday, Secretary of State Clinton!

Chris Hedges: War Is a Hate Crime

A program of social devastation in Germany

FACT CHECK: Health insurer profits not so fat

Prediction: Third Party

What In The FUCK IS This Shit? (OK Abortion Law)

Running in the Shadows - Recession Drives Surge in Youth Runaways

Gay man fights for life after attack by gang of 13 in Liverpool

*** Update *** on my Blue Cross Blue Shield / Sen. Hagan thread.

New court filing directly ties congressman Don Young to Alaska corruption probe

GOP Facebook image is disgusting!

Steve Kroft investigates Medicare and Medicaid fraud;

The weakening of the public option has begun...

I got refused service at Olive Garden because I'm uncircumsized

GOP official resigns after flap over Republican candidate shooting at Debbie Wasserman Schultz

It doesn't get much stranger than this

Because we are not all equal

Breast cancer---Did you know this?

If the military lives and dies by the 'Chain of Command' why should it have a problem with

If the military lives and dies by the 'Chain of Command' why should it have a problem with

Who funds the "Our Country Deserves Better" PAC?

War is a Hate Crime

A few drinks have negative health impact (first they came for smokers, then over weight people...)

Why Would Scholastic Book Fairs Ban Books With Same-Sex Parents in Them?

The end of American dominance.

Taos, N.M. Hotel Owner Orders Hispanic Workers To Change Names

Does anyone here shop at thrift or second-hand stores?

Coyote survives 75 mph collision with car - and being trapped between grill and radiator - for 8 hrs

Coyote survives 75 mph collision with car - and being trapped between grill and radiator - for 8 hrs

The Public Option WORKS in Tenessee.

Human Evolution: Are Humans Still Evolving?

George Will: US ‘probably in the process’ of legalizing marijuana

now why are freepers freakin out about this?

I Have Posted A Daily Kos Diary About The BlueCross BlueShield Postcard

Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names

Just diagnosed with breast cancer.

Rep. Grayson calls Cheney a "Vampire"

A Bush Goes to War

LA man arrested in death of his unborn child

Donna Smith (of "SiCKO"): Why Isn’t 122 Dead Americans Every Day a National Health Emergency?

Congress: Reid's bill is ready: Public Option With Opt-Out

Police watching for 'peephole' drivers as winter weather nears

So, credit card cos want to charge to have cards, huh?

All drugs shall be legalized

I have a copy of Windows 7 in my hot little hands

How protesting torture killed the promissing career of a former UK diplomat

88-Year-Old Walks 10K Miles For Husband

New Processor Will Feature 100 Cores

Schumer Lays It Out, Densely (on Public Option's chances in the Senate)

Hey, Congress!!! I don’t want to “shop” for health insurance in any kind of “market”!

Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names

Afghan Policy a "Script" for Escalation

Detroit house auction flops for urban wasteland

We must FIGHT for the Weiner Amendment - the public option is BAIT & SWITCH - info on HELP bill

Christian author worries that hate crime legislation won't tolerate his intolerance.

Hey DU, I'm about to tell you about yourself...

I know that some of you read other boards

"Liberals don't read, why they don't know the issues"

When Gitmo and Abu Ghraib Come Home


One thing that's not being considered with the "opt out" clause

Jesus Wept

Nightclubs for the plus-size begin to weigh in

Disabled people about to be severely friend is one

Should children be allowed to use swear words?

What will you do if there is no public option but a mandate to buy insurance from a private company?

14 Americans die in Afghanistan . . . What's not to protest about this Afghan policy?

Things I did as a teacher that were not in my job description.

Is Afghanistan worth $180 million a day?

Earth, Mercury, Venus and Global Warming Climate Change.

Monday TOONS, part 1: Pay cuts for all

Monday Toons, Part 2 : Loony Right

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 3- the rest

Wednesday TOON roundup, part 3- the rest

Pres. Carter on the ME: ‘We cannot have peace without justice’

Photo I took in front of White House on Saturday

Al Franken rocks!

Birth control pills can double stroke risk

Fineman: Obama's pointless bipartisanship in the face of what amounts to a sitdown strike

Slam Walmart for their labor practices, but buy a foreign car...

I wish they'd genetically engineer meats that have an activia-like effect when undercooked.

separated at birth

Earwig for the 40 somethings....

Wynona Ryder's best screen performance to date was in Alien: Resurrection

Got kids on that Christmas gift list?

Yankees 3-1 over Angels, bottom of the 6th.

Is Old Man Bob Sheppard still doing the Yankees PA announcing?

Should I buy these gloves?

Mrs. WC Green just called me from intermission at the Leonard Cohen

"Zombie Stripper" on Spike right now...

Good night Internets,

Anyone else watching the U2 stream on youtube?


"Who would steal a tiny puppy from a pet store?"

So I just watched my first Milely Cyrus video and it seems to me...

This is wrong on a whole bunch of levels, but...

Good morning Lounge

Wanted to share this great deal from Craig's list

Day 10 in the hospital, time to scope things out....

My laundry smells fresh and lovely. Like Unicorn farts!

Iowa Man Called Zombie, Assaulted

I want to create a head that never dies.

Ok seriously - I just watched the trailer for Paranormal Activity....

I never thought much of Hall & Oates until seeing them live in concert

Surgery on Friday the 13th? Would you do it?

Billy Mays' son holds Hallow-clean Contest , solicits Halloween pics of people dressed like his dad

Want to do something nice for a mother whose been confined to her home for about a month?

Are you offended by my pedestrian sincerity?

*****This is a Miss Honeychurch appreciation thread *****

Thank you Fox for keeping us infromed......

Legally Grown Pot Puts Summit Sheriff In Precarious Situation

Paula Deen, white courtesy phone! Milwaukee cheeseburger burger contains 1/2 cup butter (PHOTO)

Man ordering food called a zombie, punched twice

So, now the Yankees and Phillies have won their pennants...

They should just come out and admit it

I need your opinion, please

My Halloween Photo Project is coming along well...48 pics thus far

I want to create a thread that never buys.

claim denied

The Neighborhood kids get REAL friendly this time of year. They know at...

Tastes like chicken.....sounds like ABBA.

What all electronics can a modern lapdance replace

HuffPost keeps crashing my browser. It's very annoying.

Perhaps the GREATEST use of Google Maps/the Internet EVER...

TV's beloved "Rachel" & "Ross" from TV's beloved "Friends" make the "Most Annoying TV Couples" list


How would humans die without salt?

ewwww....Tom Delay is the 'expert' on Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

A blast from the past: A Nader thread!

Scarcity of jobs and other resources leads to lack of civility. No end in sight.

Any word on WCGreen's scope?

I was served with my first subpoena last week

Poll question: Halloween Candy Poll #10: A Symphony of Hershey's, Part 2

Is today your birthday too? October 26, 1942

A nice fall evening in the country.

Halloween photos! I had to post because my kids looked so cute...

Are nose piercings accepted in professional occupations?

Michael Jackson "Thriller" pumpkin carving

Need advice regarding tenant's rights when the landlord is in foreclosure.

Hoffman's lost votes

President Obama condemns Deadly Suicide bombings in Baghdad


If you had a sock puppet, what would you name it?

You know who's a damn good actress but doesn't get enough recognition? Edwina Harglefesser.

PHOTOS of the fall foliage of Shenandoah National Park (MAJOR DIALUP WARNING)

Go Phillies. Rah.

RW Media On The Attack II - "The 'Public Plan' Delusion" - Robert Samuelson

Reports of midnight vampires sucking President Obamas Irish Blood are diminishing in recent days

Barack Obama & Joe Biden Show A Lot Of Leg(s)

What In The Fuck Is With The Travel Channel Lately?

*secures less effective health bill without a public option in order to obtain one GOP vote*

Rebranded term for the Opt Out Option

It's a Brian Eno Monday...

Katrina hits NO on a Sunday, floods on a Monday, screams for help on Tuesday

RW Media On The Attack I - WSJ - "Why Government Health Care Keeps Falling in the Polls"

Stupid ass Al Hunt on Scarborough talking about the Dem's need Sen. Snow to past health care

Public plan mirage--concieved by Yale political scientist.

Which Liberal Dem Senators Will Pledge To Vote Against Trigger?

What to do you for a cat with a cold?

What are you giving trick or treaters this year?

The Beast (1988). Wow. What a great film.

People keep mentioning Jacob Hacker. Here is what he had to say about the plan Obama campaigned on:

Eric Cantor - "It's time for a bipartisan health bill"

Sink gives her blessing to Meek

"There's no question that President Obama wants and supports a public health insurance option"

New Texas GOP Chief Wants Straight Scoop From Senator

PHOTO A good habit.

I'm glad we have 60 Dem votes in the senate....

Burger King Japan uleashes the "Windows 7 Whopper" (SEVEN patties, PHOTOS)

TPM: Over White House Skepticism, Reid Likely to Go the 'Opt Out' Route

Lindsay Lohan today and what she will look like in the future....

It`s the empathy, stupid!

GOP Primary Adds Fourth Contender in Calif. 11

I would love to see Reggie Love dunk on Michelle Bachman or Valerie Jarret set a pick on Eric Cantor

Snowe's vote 'won't make outcome bipartisan any more than dancing shoes made Tom DeLay Fred Astaire'

Health insurance industry poised to reap benefits from healthcare overhaul

Why do they have instructions in Braille at drive-up ATM's?

If & when the Health Care Bill passes - who do you think deserves credit..

IA-Sen: Christie Vilsack rules out challenge against Grassley

Where can you get bath towels like those of yesteryear? New bath towels are too long, too wide,

MSNBC saying Reid will unveil opt-out bill tomorrow

College football fans: Sports Illustrated 2nd half bowl predictions

Does The Wiley and Excellent Boy Cat Named Ginger know how to wrap a birthday gift,

My oldest son shipped off to boot camp yesterday...

I want to create a thread that never cries.

Last night the Yankees won their 40th pennant

Members of the DU Lounge: What are your demands?

The Case Against Including A Free Rider Provision In The Merged Senate Bill

You know who's a damn good actor but doesn't get enough recognition? Brad Dourif.

Where is California Peggy?

Reid is going to Come out with an Opt-Out Bill. The White House says they Support Reid's efforts.

President speaking on CNN and MSNBC.....NOW!

Cheers again, Speaker Pelosi! "Democrats push for health benefits to start by 2010"

What is your favorite intro to a song?

Pawlenty: President Obama 'corrosive' to pillars of U.S. society

Dems push for benefits to start by 2010

FDL: Reid Schedules 3:15PM News Conference to Unveil Health Care Bill

Carrots and Sticks: Obama's split media strategy

Senate, WH consensus and the trigger is dead

Anyone else have this strange thing happen with their cell phone

Liked taxpayer Subsidies for the Financial Pirates? Then you'll Love Mandates for Private Insurance

Sherrod Brown on inclusion of a public option in Senate bill

After Schummers comments - why has the PO sunk by more than 25% on intrade

Interesting Turn of Events over at AOL (GOP-Lite) Poll Should Limbaugh Apologize to President Obama?

Steve Kroft uses erroneous footage to trash Medicare/Medicaid/government programs on 60 Minutes

WI-Gov: Lawton Won't Run, Will Barrett?

So I have tweeted about the racist GOP Facebook posting re: Obama & "miscegenation" UPDATED

I bought a 2010 Honda Civic EX sedan today

One of my fave wing nut "news" sources does it again:

Who cares if Wall Street 'talent' leave their jobs?

Arkansas Business News Story Former Arkansas Farm Bureau Chief Stanley Reed Considers Senate Run

Things we must rely on for a tolerable Healthcare bill... (aka Harry Reid Prayer Thread)

You know how in horror movies how there's that period where you think the killer/monster is dead...

Stimulus envy

call me crazy

AFSCME President McEntee: Senator Reid’s Bill Is a “Significant Improvement”

MoveOn's Statement on Reid's Health Care Bill

Two words for the Rs as Halloween nears....

Two words for the Rs as Halloween nears....

PHOTOS: President Obama speaks to service men and women today at the Naval Air Station in Jax, FL

Romer: It's 'Fiscally Irresponsible Not To Do Health Care Reform'

Harry Reid Re-election Campaign Website Link?

A truly excellent comment on Congress' role in health care reform

TPM: Robert Gibbs: Obama is 'Pleased' Public Option Included

Sad day - 14 Americans killed in 2 Afghan helicopter crashes

President Obama to help Democrats raise $1.5 million

Feinstein Makes Her Health Care Move

Feinstein Makes Her Health Care Move

"Ladies and gentlemen, the reason we try to do so much is that so much was left on our plate."

A first for Obama: Woman joins presidential golf outing

So What Is the 'Opt-Out' Compromise?

To your screens People, Harry's up to bat!

Heads up: C-Span will be covering President Obama's remarks tonight at DNC fundraiser in Miami

Bill will include public option and a co-op, and check out Reid's comments on Snowe

The Most Ridiculous Rap Lyrics of All Time.

Afghanistan Protests

Health Care for America Now on Senate bill with a public option

Mad Men: BUSTED!

Fighting epidemics is among government's most vital and thankless tasks

States cannot Opt Out until 2014!

White House Insists Gibbs Didn't Apologize To Fox

CNN Candy Crowley of CNN doesn't like the Public Option......

Photo Caption: Biden vs Cheney

White house smacks down public option rumor

I'm okay with the opt-out

For TZ: A Good Sex Thread

Reid thinks he'll have the 60 votes to proceed after the members see the CBO report on opt-out PO.

One person, one vote or one dollar, one vote?

From MAD Mag - Bo Confidential The Secret Files of America's First Dog

Excerpts From Senator John Kerry's Speech On Afghanistan

New poll shows Coakley still way out in front, Pagliuca rising.

Obama greeted by "waves of boisterous cheers " at Naval Air Station Jacksonville

Today's RNC - Keeping IT KKKlassy.

Are people seriously upset that Obama didn't play basketball with any women?

Kerry blasts Cheney for "dithering" remark

The rumor takes a silly turn: Reid bucks the WH

Official Statement from President Obama on the Senate Including a Public Option

PHOTO Are RWers born with frowns on their faces, or do they just grow over time?

PHOTO Flip, looks like one Obama has become an Independent.

Krugman on health care reform: This thing is going to work.

Experiences with anti-depressants?

Survey: Hiring, spending pickup seen in next 6 mos...

I can't wait for the first red state to opt out!

President Obama wrote to Kennedy and Baucus in June

If Reid unveils a bill with a non-triggered PO he will henceforth be known as...

Baucus on the public option - He likes it so much he (almost) takes credit for it.

Happy Birthday, Madame Secretary

CONGRATS DU! Rawstory credits us w/calling out the racist GOP Facebook post!

People went from criticizing a public option as not real reform to

Who else feels like punching this "Sodas and Juice Drinks" Lady

Do Democrats really need 60 votes to prevent a Republican filibuster from starting? No!

Church Janitor Charged in Slaying of NJ Priest

Israeli police, Arabs clash near Jerusalem mosque

The masses descend upon Pasadena for U2's Rose Bowl gig

U2-tube: Watch tonight's U2 concert live via Youtube

Exit polls: Former rebel leads way into runoff in Uruguay - Update

Human Evolution: Are Humans Still Evolving?

U.S. tested 2 Afghan scenarios in war game

ASEAN free-trade deal (with Australia) finally gets the go-ahead

GAO: FDA fails to follow up on unproven drugs

South Korea Offers Food Aid to North

Is Mayor Daley Looking To Lease Water System?

Madoff investor drowns in Florida pool

Senate on Verge of Health Bill-Measure With Stiffer Penalties On Employers & PO Could Come This Week

US: 4 US troops die in Afghan chopper collision

Commercial Real Estate lender Capmark files for bankruptcy.

David Miliband warns EU they need Blair and his motorcade

Bankers gather in Chicago, face protests

Senate on Verge of Health Bill With 'Public' Plan

Secrecy waiver deadline approaches for SC gov

Iran Hints At Acceptance Of Atom Deal With Powers

Restoring Faith in Capitalism

No guarantees: 3 tales of insurance disaster

States Pressed Into New Role on Medical Marijuana

Brutal tactics of drug cartel gunmen terrorize Matamoros

FACT CHECK: Health insurer profits not so fat

Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names

Iraq Renews Call For UN Probe After Baghdad Bombings

SDNY Criminal Chief’s Father Had Close Ties to Madoff Investor

Detroit house auction flops for urban wasteland

Biden to announce GM plant's reopening-source

Net set for 'language shake-up'

Carrots and Sticks: Obama's split media strategy

4 San Jose cops put on leave after video shows student beaten

Radovan Karadzic on trial for genocide

Karzai's rival in Afghan presidential run-off demands sacking of chief election organiser

DEA personnel among 14 dead in Afghan copter crash

Helicopter crashes kill 14 Americans in Afghanistan

Pakistan detains 11 Iranian Guards on the border

Kerry rejects troop increase in Afghanistan

Karzai says will not sack top election official

.Ex-Guerrilla Ahead in Uruguay Vote

Metallica offers reward for missing fan

Russian Banks Count Pigs, Lingerie as Collateral

FairPoint Voluntarily Files For Ch. 11 Protection

Fidel Castro's sister: "I worked with CIA in Cuba"

Saudi sex TV producer spared lash

ADL Poll: American Support for Israel Remains Solid; Increase in Support for Action to Prevent Iran

Kerry responds to Cheney criticism

14 Americans Die in Afghan Helicopter Crashes

Ford Workers In Missouri Reject Contract Changes

Pawlenty to endorse Hoffman in NY 23

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday October 26

Poll: Corzine opens up 9 point lead in NJ (Gov) race

Honduras: Tourism minister tells vistors to stay away

Reid to announce public option decision

Kerry: US Can't Narrow Afghanistan Mission

Barack Obama in new global warming fight

Turkey chastises the West on Iran

Obama's fury at Baghdad bloodbath

Reid: Health care bill to include public option

Baucus Supports Reid's Move

Healthcare system wastes up to $800 billion a year

Memorial service held for census worker

Report: Pilots Were Distracted by Laptops, Discussion in Cockpit

Kerry calls for Limiting Expectations in Afghanistan

Honduran leader's nephew killed

CNN Drops to Last Place Among Cable News Networks

Statisticians reject global cooling

(Sen.) Nelson Says Senate to Extend, Reduce Homebuyer Credit

Bush family political heir is shipping off to war

Home Depot Holy War (Florida man Fired for wearing God pin at hardware store)

U2 - One interviews Congressman Barney Frank

Michael Bloomberg Supports George W. Bush

BankersBallProtest in Chicago

Week In Review: Mashup Of The Best Clips

VOP at the Metro with Rep Connolly Cutout

Bank of America Foreclosure Protest

A life in the Balance

Anti Banker Protests, Enough for You?

Chicagoans Protest Big Bank Summit.


Banksters feel the heat from protesters in Chicago - Dylan Ratigan 10/26/09

Young Turks: RW Conspiracy Nuts Create Online Game For Obama Coup

Debtors Revolt calls CHASE BANK!!!

Nightline Inside Scientology Part 2

Papantonio: Thieves Dressed in Armani Suits

Young Turks: Republican Asks Obama To Apologize Over Fox News

Papantonio: Wall Street Says Let The Arctic Melt

Papantonio: Insurance Industry's Fear Game

Media Matters: Fox News Is A 24/7 Political Operation - The Untouchables Edition

CNN's Howie Kurtz Flattered at Eisenstadt Book Cover

Capitol Hill Agenda: Oct. 26, 2009

Congressman Alan Grayson Remix

Faux News Anchor Goes Off On Democratic Rep Over "Fair & Balanced" Swipe

FDIC Chair Sheila Bair addresses bankster protestors at Showdown in Chicago

Sen. Carl Levin: Cheney attack on Obama 'out of bounds' - 10/25/09

Turk Of the Week - Rep. Alan Grayson 10/16/09

Casino Capitalism part 1

Rachel Maddow: Prop 8 CA supreme court hearings

Who Cut Your Taxes?

HIV/AIDS in South Carollina

Nightline Inside Scientology Part 1

Hate Sports? Make Money!

Rep. Grayson, Democrat means Conscience; Republican means Selfish.

Senator Dick Durbin Joins the 'Showdown in Chicago'

Critical Juncture for the Internet

Republican Doug Hoffman: Looking Out for Himself (NY-23)

Sen John Kerry Slams Dick Cheney For Obama/Afghanistan Criticisms

CDC Quiet On Swine Flu Stats

Bombings in Baghdad Threaten DC Security

Young Turks: Rep. Grayson Calls Out Fox News & Republican Party!!!

A Canadian Look At U.S. Health Care

Reid: Public Option in Senate Health Bill

Wondering What All the 'Net Neutrality' Fuss is About?

Fox News Vs. The Truth by Old Fart Rants

Ex-UK diplomat discusses why US/Britain accept torture by Uzbek ally

"Iraq's Missing Billions" - Starring Alan Grayson & 363 Tons Of Dollar Bills (2006)

Paul Wellstone on grassroots leadership

The Military Industrial Congressional Complex - Part 1

Stick It In A Box, Send It To FOX

Nightline Inside Scientology Part 3

Media Matters: Rise Of The Conservative Media (Help This Go Viral)

Food Matters Trailer

BBC's Panorama: "Daylight Robbery, What Happened to Iraq's $23billion?" Feat. Alan Grayson (2008)

Mystery Solved: Northwest Airline Pilots Had FOX News On in Cockpit

Manuel Zelaya undergoes strange siege inside Brazilian embassy

Guardian UK: We attacked the bankers, but took our eyes off the whole rotten system

Sean Penn arrives in Cuba to interview Fidel Castro

The Big Apple -vs- The Big Scrapple

FCNL -- Nuclear Calendar

Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names

Right-Wing Extremist Group on Active Military Duty?

Self-jiving Nation (James Howard Kunstler)

Are Republicans Afraid Of More Torture Disclosures?

Media Liars and Whitehouse Bad Cops Are Pimping the Trigger

Galleon Wiretaps Rattle Hedge Funds as Insider Trading Targeted

War Is a Hate Crime

Talking with Remote Area Medical Founder, Stan Brock

Raising Their Rates, Health Insurance Companies Put Themselves in a Box

Support for the Public Option Keeps Getting Stronger

Arson or accident? FBI, ATF investigate fuel depot fire in Puerto Rico

Pentagon conducts secret war game on Afghan options

Chris Hedges: War Is a Hate Crime

KRUGMAN optimistic on even private based health insurance partial-reform

Reid: Health care bill to include public option!

The old "both sides do it" canard, by Michael Tomasky

Toyota: We're staying in US chamber of commerce

U.S. newspaper circulation plunge accelerates

"Yes, Poverty is Worse Than They Ever Admitted!"

Chomsky Gets Top Pentagon "Honor"

Are You Ready for the Next Crisis? By Paul Craig Roberts

Rep. John Carter Finds His Missing $300,000 in Exxon Profits

With An Incredible Shrinking President, It's The Congress, Stupid

Brutal tactics of drug cartel gunmen terrorize Matamoros

Obama Proposes a FOX News Vaccine

NY 23rd- the tea baggers come home to roost. The "sleeping giant" is indeed awoken. LOL

Unemployment at 9.8%. Damn you Obama & Democrats, for causing all our agony!

Cato Institute "We should double or triple the H1B visa cap"

Symphony of Science - 'We Are All Connected' (Sagan, Feynman, deGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye)

Incentives for home energy storage systems?

Drumbeat: October 26, 2009

Book Review: The Living Universe by Duane Elgin (Carolyn Baker)

(Chicago) Is Mayor Daley Looking To Lease Water System?

Zoological Society Of London Preparing "Cryobank" For Corals Facing Temp, Acidity Threats

Iraq's Newest TV Game Show - "Who Wants To Win The Oil?"

US Chamber Head On Climate Breakdown: "Is The Science Right? I Don't Know"

The Battle at Coal River Mountain has officially begun.

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works hearings start Tuesday

Tampa Bay planning tip: Learn to swim

Ohio Utility sends Customers 2 $3.50 bulbs then charges them $21 for the energy saved

"Agriburbia" sprouts on Colorado's Front Range

Head Of US Army Corps Of Engineers - New Orleans Can No Longer Be Protected From Storm Surges

Vast AZ, CA Farms Getting Hard Look As Southwest Long-Term Water Outlook Darkens

The Age - Completed Treaty "Impossible" By December - Almost Nothing Resolved In Barcelona

Using kites for wind power generation..

Other World Computing company now powered by wind

UK Wind to pass nuclear; 30GW by 2020; now 4GW - powers 2.3 million homes

John Hess Speech - "The Price Of $140 Barrel Oil Was Not An Aberration - It Was A Warning"

How about putting this wind turbine on the ridge line of your house?

The Excruciating Economics of Electric Cars

Even Major Leage Baseball has jumped the gun >>

The Yankees sweep the Phillies in the World Series

Cleveland signs ex-Nat Manny Acta as new manager

Steelers Fans - Please share your "pride: with today's "Win!"


Who will win the World Series?

Saints - Dolphins, a tale of two halfs

Forecast for the start of the World Series - bad again

Bradford intends to enter NFL draft after surgery

Congrats to Arky for the big win over Florida....

"If it were possible to score less than zero points, this team would do it."

New BCS standings

Some of the nicknames for Cowboys Stadium:

damn damn damn Guess I won't be watching the World Series this year

Just a reminder to Saints and Eagles fans...

ESPN Sends Steve Phillips Packing

Singletary: Alex Smith new starting QB


Can Iowa run the table and finish 12-0??

Mark McGwire hired as hitting coach for St. Louis.

Next Weekend Is A Big One For Me. Goin' To The Badgers/Purdue Game AND The Pack/Vikings Game!

Feds try to bolster Barry Bonds perjury case in appeals court

Caption Jerry Jones >

Exit polls: Former rebel leads way into runoff in Uruguay - Update

Golpistas Set Sights on El Libertador Director After One of His Journalists is Kidnapped and Burned

Bolivia, China, ITU sign understanding statement for satellite construction

Hilarious political video at BoRev! You gotta see this!

Magbana: Honduran National Resistance Update 10/25

Micheletti nephew shot to death, army colonel assassinated

Venezuelan police told to shape up

DoD schools begin tracking swine flu cases

A look at soldiers’ journey out of Iraq

New brigade helps fuel growth in, around Knox

Lawmakers split on timing of Afghan choice

Soldiers excel at working with Iraqi trainers

IG: Mid-Atlantic bases need more security staff

Report blames brakes, pilot for E-2C mishap

Programming questions flood AFN call session

Obama: Iraq attacks attempt to derail progress

Horse owner shoots pit bulls to save animal

Homeowner's one shot lands would-be burglar in ER

Home invader shot and killed, police still hunting for accomplices

New Army parachute is official

Homeowner: I shot intruder who was kicking my bedroom door

Great-grandmother who shot robber says 'God was with me'

Sheriff: Ostrander Man Shot Wife during argument

Orem man shot, killed in basement; brother-in-law is arrested

Upgraded Internet coming to Misawa

Police probe link in Geelong shootings

Duo charged over burnout shooting

74-year old Sen. R.C. Soles (D NC) shoots home intruder

Intruder attacked Oswego County homeowner before he was fatally shot, relative says

New details: 13-year-old Bromley boy shoots father for threatening mom with gun

Forest Grove police: Gun-toting victim thwarts rape

Hampton Player Injured in Accidental Shooting

Man who shot wife had lost job

Army loses $650k in Sill warehouse dispute

Army to phase in tan-colored Stryker vehicles

Why do hunters think Obama is going to take away their guns?

Obamacare will grab our guns

Police quiet on shooting's alleged bikie links

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin: Guns Hurt Our Children Most

Drive-by shooting at Bondi beach

Straight shooters (aka Snipers Need a New Gun)

Palestinians Behind Bars with No Recourse to Justice

Report: Turkey PM says (Avigdor) Lieberman threatened to nuke Gaza

Kadhafi says Palestinians should have nuclear weapons

UN General Assembly to discuss Goldstone report in November

Officials: Egyptian forces seize weapons near Gaza

Israeli government fears Jewish group's 'pro-peace' agenda

Israeli media: Abbas tells Obama he's on verge of resignation

West Bank land belongs to Jews, says Israeli army judge

Monitor Memorial

I have a question about digital SLRs...

My Halloween Photo project is advancing well...

Did you know there is a so-called "Atomium" in Brussels?

What Love Looks Like (warning Aiman images inside!)

Today in Labor History Oct 26 After 8 years and at least 1,000 worker deaths-mostly Irish immigrant

Union victory in Unilever Casual-T campaign!/Prison for Iran sugar leaders - act now!

Labor advocates push for law making wage theft a criminal offense in L.A.

*** Still MORE theme ideas for November contest here, please ***

Local color, this week (10 photos)

EHRC – Trans inequalities reviewed

Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-AR): "equal rights should not become special rights"

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Protest at Freedom Plaza (Wash., D.C.)

Administration Refuses to Help Gay Asylum Seaker

Why Would Scholastic Book Fairs Ban Books With Same-Sex Parents in Them?

An Engineer's Guide to Cats

Beautiful Astronomy Quiz from the NY times

Disgraced cloning scientist Hwang Woo-suk found guilty of embezzlemen

I still say Brokeback should have won, but I really respect Paul Haggis ("Crash") in light of this

Seeing Previously Invisible Molecules For The First Time

NASA Sets Critical Launch of Untested Rocket

For iPod Touch and iPhone users free app from NASA- I like it

Found: first 'skylight' on the moon

Sea Creature's Amazing Eyes

Symphony of Science - 'We Are All Connected' (Sagan, Feynman, deGrasse Tyson & Bill Nye)

Maine needs your help calling voters to turn them out! The marriage vote is tied up 48-48. It's easy

NFL Running Back Larry Johnson Hurls 'F*ggot' Slur at Reporters

Too Big to Fail: Why The Big Banks Should Be Broken Up, But Why The White House and Congress Don't W

Self-jiving Nation by James H. Kunstler

More companies plan to hire than cut workers. Is there lIght at the end of this Republican Dystopia?

Please help identify the 12 trillion Obama has supposedly added to debt.

Economic reports point to bumpy recovery

Summers: Banks Are "Unintended Beneficiaries" Of The Bailout

Guaranteed adequate income for all?

Nouriel Roubini: Big Crash Coming

The Energies for November 2009 Celia Fenn a message from Archangel Michael, Mary Magdalene channel

I had to LOL.

Message for Ladyhawk

You guys are gonna love this video I just posted in GD...

Sad news

Aids denialism at the Spectator

Gingko Biloba Tree May Protect Cells From Radiation Damage

Pain-Related Placebo Effect Detected In Spinal Cord

Universal Coverage Will Increase Revenue

"Shortness of breath is H1N1danger signal..... for everybody,"

LINCOLN (D): Non-discrimination a “special right”

I once met a Tibetan Buddhist Nun and author, named Thubten Chodron.

Has anyone been following the Conservative Bible Project?

The Truly Scary Results of Sam Harris' Survey On Xian Religious Beliefs in America

Top Foundations Involved in Education

charter v. public school: public meeting red hook

So, what do students need to learn to be good teachers?

Denver charters challened (for cheating)

Gallery of Household Toxins from PopSci

Pete Sessions' TX-32: We're Number One! (For the wrong reason)

WTH??? Just called my congresswoman's office regarding...

Dunnam: Texas a fiscal wonderland? Now that's pure fantasy

Today and Tuesday, PLEASE call Gov. Perry and TBPP re: