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Archives: January 3, 2009


Hamas is stupid.

Doesn't Israel (US) have the technology to shoot down Hamas rockets?

Israel just bombed a large civilian street market in Gaza.

I may be wrong but why have I never seen a post here about Israelis who are AGAINST the action


Dennis Perrin (HuffPo): Israel/Palestine Debate Is Shifting

Lance Armstrong's True Identity Revealed!

Video: Interview with Mariela Castro (Raul's daughter. Discusses same sex marriage, SRS)

That Republicans are better than Democrats in one way is made clear time and time again...

That cocky motherfucker is flipping us off

Reps. Markey and Boucher may swap gavels on key Energy and Commerce subcommittees.»

Other than the Do Not Call List ............

Question: Why would Israeli forces launch a ground assualt on Gaza?

Pull And Pray


Bush: Hamas attacks on Israel an `act of terror' (AP)

Urge Secretary Rice to help end the civilian bloodshed!

Cornyn promises filibuster on Franken

Condoleezza Rice is busily trying to bring peace to the middle East, proof here!!!1

Roseanne Barr is Jewish and a Pro-Palestinian Activist

Sierra Vista development site yields old artifacts

Awwww ..... I feel really awful for them ........

Bush setting us up for an act of terrorism again?

You really believe the business community and conservatives?

blagojevich loses his homeland security clearance

Thousands of Afghans Demonstrate Against Israel, US

Are the Duzys up yet?

Iraq Vet's Lawyer: He Fired In Self-Defense In Shooting Over Noisy Moviegoers

X-posted. Help needed. Thanks to DU, I was inspired to obtain an internet domain name and

60.... 59.... 58.... 57.... 56.... 55....???

Bill Moyers Journal. Opens with Marx Bros. 'Duck Soup', Fredonia, and

Utah 21, Alabama 3

FReepers go wild tonight over another Obama birth non-story.

Do you think Al Franken should be seated before a victor in MN is certified?


anyone have call of duty 5

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! Best of Malloy tonight TGIF!

Here's a thought: If Obama doesn't come through on his promises,

Economic Forecast for first half 2009. How We Got Here..Where We are Going

Hi everyone!! I'm a disease!!!

How can we afford this?

The year 2008 in photographs

The History Channel is running a show on the '29 crash to today now.

AirTran apologizes to Muslim passengers who were removed from flight.

Should we start taxing gas by the mile?

CNN: US weapons 'killing innocent civilians' in Gaza

Well, here's the answer, I guess?

House Rules Package Could Curb Minority’s Power, End Term Limits for Chairmen

WHERE DID OLBERMAN GO?????????????????????

Mia Farrow and Andre Previn's oldest daughter, Soon-Yi's sister, dies at age 35

Should The Stimulus Bill Contain A "Buy American" Clause?

"OBAMAS' 'HAUNTED' HOUSE Staff say they've seen ghost at storied Hay-Adams Hotel "

How many of you understand how difficult it is to tell your boss "Sorry, I can't donate blood"

Do Scientologists have a heart?!1

George W. Bush’s fabrication of information leading up to the illegitimate Iraq war. . . .

Another sexual poll

James Hansen's climate letter to Barack Obama - great!

U.S. Branch of Amnesty Calls on Rice to Drop "Lopsided" Stance

Ha'aretz: IDF admits exaggerating threat of Gaza rockets

Diagnose this! (not looking for a solution, because no one has figured out one).

Has the pope said anything about the

Tel Aviv demonstration, Saturday, January 3 - Stop the Killing! No to the Siege!

Who knew, who knew, Ledeen agrees with Netanyahu...war is ALWAYS the answer...

Notable Opinion Art of 2008

GO, MA! Less than an ounce is legal? YOU ROCK!

Separate Trials for Prayer Death Parents

Has there ever been a more blatant theft of the treasury than the Wall Street bailout?

My all-time favorite movie is "Anatomy of a Murder"--what's yours?

Six Vie to Become Next RNC Chair

Having your country occupied be a foreign military is the ultimate form of terrorism

public service thread:

After serious & cautious consideration.....

WJ this morning - 1 trillion bailout for states ?

Memorial for Studs Terkel -- Book TV (CSPAN2) at 11am ET

I wish Molly Ivins had lived to see Barack Obama become president.

Shouldn't public officials think about the long-term consequences of decisions like this?

When are the conservative bloggers going to call out the US Chamber of Commerce? COWARDS!

Is there now peace on Earth? Just tuned in to

Is this just the beginning of false broadcasting?

Chris Gunness, UNRC Spokesman: "Life in Gaza is a Living Hell.

Luann (comic strip) goes political, wants to go to Hawaii & D.C. Hmmm...

War Vet, 50, Stunned By New Deployment

Need a laugh? Blackwell wins Phyllis Schlafly's endorsement for RNC chair

Most likely New Year's Resoultion

Rerun of Studs Terkel memorial on CSPAN 2 now (11 AM EST) n/t

Whoops! Charlie Rose Mistakenly Declares Friend Dead

Obama Faces Legacy Of Lawlessness At Justice (Career Lawyers Hired For Ideology Entrenched At DOJ)

On December 10, 50 Democratic senators signed a letter calling for

'obama will be tested early'

I think Israel is obligated, and will be compelled to consult with Obama on any Gaza invasion

Bush says he wants lasting Mideast cease-fire

Racist gets drunk, shoots up neighbor's house to celebrate New Year

AP: Bushisms over the years (so many cringe-inducing, face slapping statements all in one place)

Rachel Maddow, Mixologist

Why no special election in Illinois?

Damn, I just witnessed a neighbor's truck getting repo'd

RI Sen. Pell, creator of Pell Grants, dies at 90

My insurance premiums have gone sky high

breaking: Israeli airstrike hits mosque, killing 9, injuring 60

Is it time to save money by abolishing the use of black boxes in commercial passenger airplanes?

Sea Shepherd halts chase of Japanese Whalers to refuel

The fact that Isarel's actions are only possible because of the United States

For the new Senate, We May not Need 60.

Massive demonstrations planned in London,

"OMG she married some African guy and now her last name's Obama!"

Bush Administration Trying To Make It Easier To Turn Forests Into Housing Subdivisions»

Governments don't lie...

Spilled coal ash carries poisons-Arsenic levels are 149 times the limit for drinking water

The Warsaw Ghetto.

Growing Taliban use of marksmen worries U.S. military


a mediator and peacemaker does not assert blame ......

The 10 Worst Corporations of 2008

HELP! This Is Going To Seem STUPID... But I Need Some Verification About

Analysis: Bush's personality shapes his legacy

You've got to listen to this!!

Haaretz: Israel launches ground operation in Gaza Strip

Protests Turn Violent In France, Greece - (Gaza\Israel)

Warning on toxic honey.

Tying Obama up with war the way Clinton was when he first went into office

Are you familiar with Stefan Forbes? He produced "Boogie Man" (Lee Atwater)

Is KUCINICH the ONLY one ??

12 Trillion deficit?

Yellowstone Super Volcano Activity Increasing

Should the comma be outlawed?

Alberto needs a job. PLEASE Sign the petition

European protesters urge end to attacks on Gaza

Christiane Amanpour rocks.

Burris writes Reid

Israel just bombed a large civilian street market in Gaza.

Conservatives Whining About Their Loss of Power

US Branch of Amnesty Int'l Calls on Rice to Drop 'Lopsided' Stance

Where are the anti-war demos? Any links to planned actions?


Summarizing re: IL: Fitz, with the evidence, needs more time, while the Leg, without access

Benecio Del Toro as Che Guevara

17-year-old in Bismarck ND calls 911 "to report herself for driving under the influence"

Anti-war Demonstration in San Francisco at 5PM Pacific Time

Protests across the globe

America's hidden role in Hamas's rise to power

I'm going to get flamed for my opinion on Healthcare but here it goes

Hamas is stupid.


DNA dog breed testing

How is turning infants, toddlers, children into hamburger helping anything??

bu$h* gave his blessing

united nations security council will meet in nyc tonight

Proposal: Change I/P Posting Restrictions or stop sending threads to I/P that don't meet the reqs

New House Kicks Off with Ledbetter, Fair Pay Acts (R's are scared already)

Does anyone really believe that Bush's Yale grades weren't rigged?

DU Admins have every right to lock/move/delete I/P's their board.

The Star.. I think I like this newspaper..

Foreign military aid always seems to come back to haunt the U.S.

Israel: if you are bombing civilian targets you are using the tools of terrorism

If Obama is looking for a simple way to signal to gays he is serious about our rights

Is Israel attacking because of the upcoming election?

Nitpick one word out of my post and tell me why I'm wrong.

Apparently universal health care HAS arrived

How many Dem Congressmen do we have? How many do we need?

NY Daily News: "More Women for Maloney" as Senate pick

I wish the world was more like Matt

Amazing visualization of recent Yellowstone earthquake activity

Lead for car batteries poisons an African town

In broad terms, the great penalty for having a fool for a president

The Iraq War Is Now Illegal

Please support sustainable food and farming practices

Shoe Bush on January 19

It is 3 pm on a Sat. and the local ABC station is showing informercials for hours.

The freepers have a new conspiracy going.. "Trolls are making us look racist" LOL

Bushisms over the your "favorites"

Man arrested for farting

Israel has become the monsters that used to persecute them

Wal-Mart's Great Fight North

Bush: "This recent out-burst of violence was INSTIGATED BY HAMAS"!! And Dems are SILENT as before!

America is Pro-War

Apprenticeship raises questions about Palin

The Year-End Quiz -- See how much you’ve failed to repress about the year:

Who's Staying at Blair House?

7 Consumer groups demand Congress pass Employee Free Choice Act

I will bet DU that Scientology had something to do with Jett Travolta's death.

CNN Breaking: Ground offensive underway in Gaza...

AP: Minn. Recount Nears End; Up Next: Lawsuits

Texas jail shut after cops discover recliners in cells, rooms that lock from inside, rack of nails

Palin is odds-on favorite to win 2012 GOP nomination

The U.S. Sends $3.1 billion per year to Israel for Military Expense

Bartcop Reports, You Decide...

Police Report:: Charles Barkley in a Hurry for Sex

"Atheist? Where do your rights come from?"

Special Prosecutor Question Number One Now On The Obama Site

"Sing a song about the Southland..." ; ) (contains giggles)

Why is Darth Vader considered evil?

Scarborough Shares The Coveted Media OHS Award With Hannity

Fire truck kills Union, NJ firefighter in 'terrible tragedy' (charged with arson and felony murder)

AP is reporting that Israeli ground troops are entering Gaza

AP is reporting that Israeli ground troops are entering Gaza

Congratulations to Senator Al Franken

MN Counting Underway...800 to go.

George W. Bush’s learning disability: dyslexia

Why we should never compromise on our progressive principles.

X post: Have you experimented with your sexuality?

I take back what I said about alleged FReeper troll seventhson.

reid called blagojevich about who was acceptable for the senate seat!

NYT: Clinton, Familiar With Pitfalls of Mideast Politics, May Face Early Test in Gaza

NEWSMAX: Headlines, really feeling the pain conservative idiots? Good!!!!

Does Roland Burris really believe he can strong arm his way into the Senate?

Please do not forget the families imprisoned in the for profit T Don Hutto prison in Taylor, TX

LAT: Parents of man shot to death by Anaheim police sue city

faux responds to 'Magic Negro' scroll, but don't expect an apology

Maddie Blaustein (October 9, 1960 - December 11, 2008)

The next great lie from the pulpits that won't die?

When they repossessed our car I gave them the keys, why argue with the inevitable?

Where's the UN ?

The Bravery Of Being Out Of Range"

Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) Stands Up, Calls For Immediate Gaza Cease-fire

The Iraq War Is Now Illegal


Legal Schnauzer: Will We Ever Get Serious About Animal Cruelty?

Ruth Marcus Supports Torture

TIME - A Spurt of Quake Activity Raises Fears in Yellowstone

Do we really want a Majority Leader who is afraid of the Republicans?

Cops fatally shoot Nazi memorabilia collector (WA student wearing Nazi uniform and wielding rifle)

We may never cross paths but

Muslim family booted off U.S. airline gets apology

More top brands seen disappearing in 2009

Shred your credit cards

Blago sure ain't dumb no matter how crooked he may be

A Call For Peace: Recommend to call Hamas and Israel to the Peace table.

It's Official: The Caroline Kennedy PR machine knows no shame...

Need info on OTH (Other Than Honorable) discharges from the military...

She walks every day to work using the same road, but all of a sudden there was a U.S. patrol

FBI E-Mail (Obtained By ACLU) PROVES - IT WAS BUSH - Who Authorized Abuse of Iraqi Detainees

If Reid did insist that Blago appoint a white senator

Is it me or are there starting to be more and more Democrats brought down by now legal wiretaps.

Larisa Alexandrovna: Rove, WH Emails, Attorney Scandal, Siegelman - All One Story, Justice Not Done

A Closer Look at What Ailed Jett Travolta

Madoff Who? Palm Beach Parties On (Gilded Age Still Kicking)

Police catch serial rapist by matching DNA of rapist's 4 year old son

Why does anyone have to take sides in this conflict?

20-20 tonight... Oh my..there's not enough popcorn in the world

Harry Reid has to go. NOW!

Will Obama's public silence on Israel's military response to Hamas translate into complicity?

Dick Cheney's new house. Ugly as shit.

Taxes, Insurances, Licenses.....Enough Already!

We Lived to Tell the Story: Lebanon Rescued Us: Cynthia McKinney

It's time we had a Pet Parents' Bill of Rights

Can you coin a word? Claiming that a particular allegation is false...

Should churches/religions/cults be taxed?

We mock the "Get a brain morans", guy but 698,798 rocket scientists voted for Ralph Nader last year

Let me show you something, and it shows why I'm suspicious of Scientology in re Jett Travolta:

Should bicyclists be required to have a license, registration, insurance, etc?

Here's something that REALLY bothers WRONG in today's "techno-society"

Iraq was a legacy of lies told and lies believed. A confused time. A tragic time.

How do I register an internet domain as quickly as possible?

Do you hate it when this happens?

Conway Twitty: Was that guy weird-looking or what?

"I Love Lucy" - the complete series is at Target for $150 (on for $200)

Anyone know of a legitimate work online job? It would really help

So... who left their trunk open driving down the freeway?

If you want to listen to some beautiful Grateful Dead music, here you go.

SUGARBOWL!!!!! Woot!

I'm still grieving for my dogs.

techies, i need your help

the wunder boner

Warning to female Rock Band 2 drummers: Remove your wedding set before you play.

Who's your favorite TeeVee pitch man?

a new way to use the word fuck...I just invented it!

What are you still doing here? I thought you said you weren't going to spend so much time

How do you think my mother spent $2000?

What does "pubaluc" mean?

The "My Cousin Vinny" Bowl comes on at 8:15-Alabama vs. the UTES

this should be interesting...

America's blind support of Israel damages the US national interest. Yes? No?

I see the Phantom Rec'er is back...

It's been a long time since a movie snuck up on me: I LOVED "Hamlet 2".

Stand-up comedian (with curly hair, I think), sounds kind of like Albert Brooks...HELP?

Songs About Maria...Know any?

Why does my wine taste so crunchy?

Alabama has a BASS PLAYER in their marching band?

Introducing Cheyenne. (pic)

If I pass you on the highway...

Do You Think The Wicked Witch Of The West Smelled Really Bad?

What is happening in this picture?

Here's an animated flash spider you can play with and feed.

Cheese-filled Balloon animals....

Let's go to UTAH! Let's go to UTAH! Let's go to UTAH!

anyone have call of duty 5

Would one of you PLEASE come over here .........

Tonight, I drink Djinn.

The power has gone out here at work twice tonight.

Let's go UTAH! Let's go UTAH! Let's go UTAH!

Just Had My Last(?)Surgery in Treatment of Cleft Lip & Palate, ask me anything!

grrrrrr ........

has anyone here had "Wii Arm"?

Talk to the CANNON. Have a few words with the CANNON cannon cannon...

Am I the only person weirded out by the Dominican Republic?

I'm headed to the kitchen for cocoa. Anyone want anything? nt


Road Trip!

The (Korean) film, "Ditto".

I have been watching the old games in black and white on the game show channel.

Tom Scholz is a Freemason and Boston lyrics and album covers...

Ran Out Of Love Spam Last Nite

Hey Guys! Guys! I have a car! Signed by Paul Newman and Ed Harris!

Ok, here's my plan for a college football playoffs

Why don't we listen to winter music after Christmas? You know,

DU folks and techies: Thank you. Finally I have figured out something positive to do. But now

inversion tables

Damn, I've got a 101 fever and aches. Hubby wants me to "sweat under blankets"

Had a great ride today...

Is it normal for a grown man to play "GI Joe and Barbie make love on a handkerchief"?

Anyone know any black polish jokes?

Play a Pain song!

Play a Pain song!

Some parents are so freaking clueless

Some parents are so freaking clueless

The collective wisdom of DUer Loungers

I Wish I Were More Like My Online Persona

Does anyone remember the band Human Switchboard?

Why America Is Still Awesome

Can we all agree that the Mountain West Conference deserves BCS status?

Wii Wii Wii Wii, all the way home...

some asshole put orange juice in my

Why didn't anyone in the Lounge ask for this for Christmas?

I want you to walk all over me.

Is Midlo missing, or is it just my imagination?

Did you know that Diggy Liggy Li loved Diggy Liggy Lo?

Working on a collage to post at the GOODBYE SHRUB website

Snapped some nice pics on the way from Whistler today

So Rush Limbaugh saw Billy Mays advertising OxiClean and ....

My 1000th post...the last time my post total shows without

If I have posted anything irrational, unkind or plain old

Is the BOLD type the forum uses for the topic titles harder to read than plain?

Matt Smith (age 26) is the new Doctor Who

Burglar flees in terror after homeowner returns from New Year party..dressed as Thor, God of Thunder

After going through a whole bag of pistachios..

If you're into the whole Big Lebowski thing

Suspicious father...IS THIS ANYTHING????

Polyester sportcoats

I'm Listening To Aphrodite's Child '666'

Central Autralia's Legendary Rock Feces

Hitlers myspace profile.

How dare 'Playgirl' get the ax?

The Demolition of Shea Stadium: Aerial Pics...

I want to see The Wrestler! all hype, no movie....

I've come to a conclusion, and this might upset a few people, but here goes:

A 17-Year-Old Girl In North Dakota Got Drunk On New Years...

A 17-Year-Old Girl In North Dakota Got Drunk On New Years...

Dave and Busters. Is this an appropriate place for four young women, ages 17-19, to spend a

I just injested over BILLION live bacteria cells

So much for the winter storm warning of 3~5 inches during the day and another 3 tonight.

Anybody get anything cool for the holidays?

Anybody get anything cool for the holidays?

Is it Just me: Does anyone else with 5.1 sound for TV get a mm-mm-mm during commercials and

What's your browser?

Celebrity Apes!

Frederick hates DU!

This is for all the Dallas Cowboys haters:

Central Kentucky's Legendary Rock Fences

Dang - my husband's headed back overseas tomorrow (for work, not for

Is there a movie that you were going to see over the Christmas holidays that

'Northern Exposure' Marathon in my house today. Hubby found a boxed set

Why were the beds separated in most sitcoms in the 50s?

Who do you think is cuter

Why are the beds seperated in most European hotel rooms?

bad mistake

Can there POSSIBLY be anything more fucking lame than a thread about "tribute bands?"

Woah.. Crayon Physics

1st Playoff game on NOW. Go Falcons!

kitten pictures of the day for saturday January 3

Hallmark Scientists Identify 3 New Human Emotions

Why do some 1½ hour movies seem so long, while some 2½ hour movies zip by so fast?

Ex-Giant Ingram captured, arrested

Rolling Change...

I finally hit my Weight Watchers goal. Ask me anything. (nt)

Who has experimented with their sexuality?

My local department store already has their Christmas stuff out.

Hi, billyskank!

Hi, billyskank!

Michael Dick got his balls handed to him

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sat 1/3/2009)

Help me come up with a creative response to this inquiry on a Craigslist ad I posted.

Okay, DU fellas, we have a potential new obstacle. This is IMPORTANT!

Commissioner James Gordon or Ned Flanders?

Look what The But Tutcher made for me tonight!

The Wii is fucking addictive.

Post arguments to convince my partner that we NEED a wii!

Anyone here walk like an Egyptian?

Should the comma be outlawed?

Ah yes, it's 30 degrees outside and windy. Time for some January BBQ!

XBOX360 - who knew?

I have been sitting infront of the computer since 10 am

Who's still in their PJ's?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 1/3/09

What movie(s) have you seen the most times?

I sure do feel safe in the Lounge. I feel that if I venture out of here, I'll be banned instantly.

I just vacuumed. After 6 months. Hurray for me!!

So Alabama ran into its kryptonite: Magical Mormon Underwear

Does anyone know about non-verbal learning disability (NLD)?

Loungewear of the Apocalypse

Are lesbians gay?

When does one give up on a friend?

is anyone else deeply bothered by the new use of the word "futurist"?

At last! [email protected]'s Christmas puppy (pics)!

Anyone play "Egyptian"?

Welcome to Australia (NOT for the faint of heart, lol)

Jesus H. Christ's middle name

I spotted Ava on tv at the Sugar Bowl, and she's sitting with the bag boy

Shrink film window insulation kits?

I'm having an invisible day.

If you could simplify your life, how would you do so?

Post goofy things you reminisce about

Just got a very bizarre robocall.

Ever dreaded doing laundry so much that you figured it'd be just as easy to go out and buy new stuff

NFL Playoffs Start Here - Make Your predictions!

This song reminds me of my brother

Tavernertavern: Stone Cali-Belgique IPA. Yummy. Clovey.

My wife just called from out of state and told me to sit down...

Play A Train Song!!

My all-time favorite movie is "Anatomy of a Murder"--what's yours?

My all-time favorite movie is "Anatomy of a Murder"--what's yours?

"Bogtrotter" . . . . . my new word for today......

Best Girl Band

Government gives you Your Rights?

(Poll) A Poll on "Do I approve of Obama's job performance so far?" polling (Poll)

Ran across the site 'Bushwatch'...still up. And what a Top 20 List it has

Representation in DC: Are you represented or Resented?

Promises, Promises

I Interrupt this Presidential DIscussion for a bit of a Freak Out due to a Front Page Post

Female deans of Harvard and Stanford law under consideration for Solicitor General.

Politicians who support gay marriage?

Burris unlikely to get Sec of State sign-off by Tuesday

Apparently to some posters here, it's fair game to call me "a disease" because I'm a gay man.

Will NCLB be overturned or will the Dems cave to right wing anti-teacher groups?

Total Friggin Nuttery - Dick Cheney's role next Tuesday with regard to Roland Burris

What does Jesse Jackson Jr, Danny Davis, Emil Jones, and Roland Burris have in common?

Obama's team polishing economic stimulus measure

I can't wait until this country is finally being lead by a President what can reason and...

What so many people have already forgotten

Will Obama push for universal health care for all children in this country?

On Punahou School Campus, Obama and Memories

The 6 who think they want to lead the RNC

where are all the threads complaining about the appointment of Michael Bennet?

Rocky Mountian High: 17 days left!

Seating only Burris or Franken will not affect our ability to pass legislation

"Subcommittee B, to plan the implementation of the policy...

Do The Damn Math

McConnell/Boehner Threaten Economic Stimulus Package

Chicago Sun-Times: Burris selection likely legit -- so seat him

Talkingpointsmemo's Rosenberg: Rep. Donna Edwards Stands Up, Calls For Immediate Gaza Cease-fire

Obama Image Request (magazine covers)...

I think Obama needs to detach himself ASAP from this whole damn mess in Illinois.

What do you think the prospects are for passing ENDA this year?

The SHE-MAN makes another stupid statement can someone put a muzzle on her

Obama Plans Bipartisan Meeting on Economic Stimulus

Obama's Team Rankles the Right

Yellowstone Super Volcano Activity Increasing

Is there any cool, not tacky, memento of the Inauguration that you can buy online?

(REPOST) Does America look to one document for guidance?

Hawaii's Still Waters Run Deep for the President-Elect

Burris Sought Death for Innocent Man

The Finer Points of Liberalism

Any Chicago/IL DUers agree with me? I wish this was some local fanfare for the Obama departure. . .

Democratic voters overwhelmingly oppose the Israeli offensive...

Why I'm proud to be from Minnesota: Watch the count of abstentee ballots

Those looking to throw Reid under the bus re: IL Senate seat should also target Durbin as well

reid called blagojevich about who was`t acceptable for the senate seat

Who is the new Senator from Colorado? Check this out.

Mr. 89% popularity (photos)

***Minnesota Absentee Vote Counting Thread** Starting 1:35 PST Franken +49

Tone May Empower Obama's Agenda

Malia & Sasha prepare for Sidwell

For the Obamas, it's new-home, new school time

PHOTOS The Sporting Life

Democratic Lawmakers Gird for Racial Showdown Over Burris Appointment

Please do not buy into the hype. . .THERE IS NO RACIAL SHOWDOWN over Burris

has there been an explanation of GD vs GD P recently?

Clues Leak Out: How Obama Will Deal With Bush-Appointed US Attorneys

Bush History-President Bush's Hard, Very Hard, Oh So Hard, Night, 1/3

Could Caroline be the next President Kennedy?

K&R if you think we should pull ALL troops out of Iraq AND Afghanistan

Why do people declare that "it is official, it is Caroline"

Welcome new 2009 Democratic Senators ~~

Does anyone know if fold up chairs are allowed on the mall on 1-20-09?

Whites built this nation, Negros will deface it.”

Obama's inauguration: Lincoln's Bible (good summary)

Do you think Obama has looked over the table at Michelle and asked

Will Obama, then, deliver the State of the Union Adddress?

Notice anything odd in this video?

10 Things I want Obama to do

Video: Interview with Mariela Castro (Raul's daughter. Discusses same sex marriage, SRS, Obama)

Pushing Kennedy for President is nothing but idolization in action

Burris' actual IL Supreme Court filings in Burris, et al v. White

Should Military recruiters be allowed to go into High Schools?

Shame,Shame, Shame on You DU

Why Is Anyone Surprised About Rick Warren?

Inside the Presidency (National Geo) Great Read!

Will Caroline Kennedy prevent Obama from establishing relations with Cuba?

Franken wins + 223 Congratulations Senator "Landslide" Franken

Question about Healthcare from the Idiot Class:

Question about Healthcare from the Idiot Class:

Red States =net takers, Blue States = net givers

Obama is not going to pander to anyone

PHOTOS The First Couple: If Only They Could Lighten Up......

Reuters: Raul Castro says hopes too high for Obama (as LGBTs have bitterly found out)

Do you think that reaching out to Warren will improve the chances for equal rights?

Check out this police dog!

2008 Web Log Awards - Bigot PUMA sites shortlisted

Been gone for three days. Did I miss anything?

With Obama, DC Residents Hope For A Voice

Russia looks to re-route EU gas

Russia looks to re-route EU gas

Inauguration Feels Special to Many in Washington

John Travolta's 16-year-old son dies from injury at actor's Bahamas vacation home, police say

Gunmen strike downtown Muskegon Heights one day after cop layoffs

Sri Lanka bombs Tigers in north after fall of HQ

Shootouts leave 8 police wounded in Mexico

US gov't sends Chrysler $4B bridge loan

Gov't Resumes Oil Purchases For Emergency Stockpile

Peacemaking Event is Attacked in Iraq

Appeals Court Polarized in DeLay-related Ruling (Dem Justices Blocked from Filing Dissents)

Six Vie to Become Next RNC Chair

Reid pressured Blagojevich not to appoint Jackson Jr. to Obama’s U.S. Senate seat

Israel set to begin ground war against Hamas in Gaza

Iraq won't be used to threaten neighbors: Maliki

Leaflets warn Gazans to get out of harm's way

John Atta Mills Wins Ghana’s Presidential Election (Update4)

Israeli ground troops have begun moving into Gaza, according to Israel Defense Forces.

Hamas not to blame for current crisis despite Bush claims

U.S. Debt Expected To Soar This Year

Israel bombs Hamas sites, split on ground invasion

Obama: Country Needs Economic Stimulus Plan (Saturday Radio Address)

ANALYSIS / Israel must prepare to turn its military might from Gaza to Iran

Israeli ground forces launch Gaza invasion

Army Recruiter Suicides Prompt Investigations

US-installed Iraqi ex-PM says Bush "utter failure"

Tsunami alert issued after strong Indonesian quake

U.S. Military Takes First Step to Quit Iraqi Cities

Democrats Debate Methods to End Stem Cell Ban

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Shirin Ebadi of Iran is threatened at her home

Congo says Ugandan rebels fleeing toward CAR

Blagojevich stripped of access to classified federal security information

Russia gas row disruption spreads, no talks in sight

Bush blames Hamas for Gaza conflict

Tense moments in Minnesota Senate recount, Candidate tries to halt Minnesota recount

Cuba's Raul Castro offers direct talks with Obama

Developing: Israeli troops 'move into Gaza'

U.S. could be facing debt 'time bomb' this year

Ashlanders 'Shoe Bush' at Navickas' new art gallery

Reid pressured Blagojevich not to appoint Jackson Jr. to Obama’s U.S. Senate seat

UN Security Council has 'failed' in Gaza: Arab League

EU presidency: Israel ground op in Gaza 'defensive not offensive'

DTV converter box coupon program running out of money

A New Cigarette Hazard: ‘Third-Hand Smoke’

Thousands protest in Europe at Gaza offensive

Conservatives on 9th Circuit Can't Rescue Boy Scouts From Establishment Clause Claim

Yellowstone Earthquakes Raise Fears

Dennis Perrin (HuffPo): Israel/Palestine Debate Is Shifting

Massacre in Gaza: Israel As We Know It

Darkness in Qassam-Land

Most Democrats oppose Israeli offensive on Gaza; Republicans support it (poll)

How does this end?

Israel's righteous fury and its victims in Gaza

Israel keeps ban on foreign journalists in Gaza despite a recent Supreme Court order

Hamas: We Foiled an Attempted Entry of IDF Soldiers Into Gaza

Israel to treat more injured Gazans (Jerusalem Post)

At least 435 Palestinians killed in Gaza in one week

Abbas to Release Hundreds of Hamas Prisoners

"Creative anarchy" in the Gaza Strip

Israel May Win in Gaza, Hamas Won't Lose and Moderate Arab Leaders and Obama Will Worry

Israel mobilizes navy units off Gaza coast

Live GAZA updates on twitter

Ha'aretz: IDF admits exaggerating threat of Gaza rockets

US blocks cease-fire, gives Israel carte blanche to continue killing in Gaza

World protests at Gaza conflict

IF Israel is an apartheid society,

13 reported killed in airstrike on Gaza mosque


Bush, Obama and the Gaza blitz

ret.FBI agent Coleen Rowley LTE on Israel/Palestine

Gaza and the World: Will Things Ever Change? (Ramzy Baroud)

US demands at GAZA

White House, Israel Reject Conclusion Of Aid Groups That Humanitarian Crisis Exists In Gaza»

Obama's Deadly Silence

Mark Steel: So what have the Palestinians got to complain about?

Israel May Be Running Out of Targets, Air Campaign Could Be Nearing End

Hamas urges suicide bombings as attacks escalate

Israeli Airstrike Kills Top Hamas Militant in Gaza(Third Senior Member Killed)

Statement by Prof. Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied

Foreigners flee as Israel destroys Hamas homes

Leaflets warn Gazans to get out of harm's way

Winds Of War Blow Netanyahu's Way

Israel has plenty of tactics for war, but none for peace

To Live and Die in Gaza

ANALYSIS / Israel must prepare to turn its military might from Gaza to Iran

"Mideast: Jewish Organisations Call For End to Gaza Bombings"

Seth Freedman: The recklessness of Hamas

Any word on the crisis from Steve Cohen, Jerry Nadler, etc.?

Gaza hides a war over the Arabs' future

Israel’s onslaught on Gaza will fail

America's hidden role in Hamas's rise to power

EU Presidency: Israel ground op in Gaza 'defensive not offensive'

Totally Different

Bombing Refugee Camps in Gaza Instead of Paying the Refugees Reparations

Haaretz: Did the IAF bomb a Gazan welding truck or a Hamas Grad transport?

Criminals vs cowards

White Phosphorous: Israel fires artillery shells into Gaza

Israel's air force shells orphanage in Ar-Ramal; one killed

Starhawk on Gaza: “I Just Don’t Get It…Or Rather, I Do.”

Israeli Tank Column Enters Gaza: Witness

Israel maintains ban on journalists entering Gaza

Hamas not to blame for current crisis despite Bush claims

Just got back from a Palestinian rally I was at for work

Israel's Gigantic Blunder

Video: Interview with Mariela Castro (Raul's daughter. Discusses same sex marriage, SRS)

Democrats debate methods to end stem cell ban

Caroline's Competitors Claim She's a 'Ya Know It-All'

Friday Talking Points (59) -- New Year's Resolutions (For Democrats)

NY Jets Seek to 'Reverse' Fortunes in Hiring New Coach: Benjamin Button

Prominent Activist and Organizer Outed as FBI Informant

Cost of dealing with insurance bureaucracy

The Bush Years

Democratics Exact Revenge: Release CD of 'Dick the Magic Vigo'

Funding the Israeli Military The U.S. Pipeline From Industry to Congress

To Live and Die in Gaza

Mass Uprising of Greece’s Youth: Bailouts for the Banks, Bullets for the People


As 111th Senate Is Set to Begin, Four Seats Still Up in Air

Bushisms Over the Years

Congress Faces Historic Challenges

The Daddy Bush Connection with JFK's Assassination? Please check out these links.

Glenn Greenwald: Dem leaders out of step with voters on Israel's attack on Gaza

Chicago to take over at the White House

This is YOUR War on Drugs - and it's killing Mexico.

Support Damon Weaver to Interview Obama, Meet Malia, Sasha

Well well well - Ben Harper and the Blind boys of Alabama

AP: Protesters in D.C. Condemn Attacks in Gaza

Israel Attacks Gaza, Silence from Mainstream Media about Israeli Violations of International Law

Thousands of Shoes Appear on Miami Freeway

Dear Obama

Rabbi Against Israel (Zionism)

Israel Won't Allow Journalists In Gaza - Ground War Imminent

Israeli Omer Goldman Calls Gaza Assault IDF Terror

01/03/09: President-elect Obama's Weekly Address

Weekend Economists: The Deja Vu Edition January 3-4, 2009

Obama Weekly Address: Country Needs Economic Stimulus Plan

Mary Lou McDonald speaking at the March in support of the people of Gaza,

max keiser promo - new finance/political/pop culture show on BBC World - The Oracle with Max Keiser

Israel's politics spill into Gaza

Veteran of George's War Wants a Bail-Out

Red State Update 2008 Year In Review

The Reality In Gaza -

CNN: When Michelle Met Barack

Barack The Magic Negro

Like It Is: Horrors of Drug Addition (1981)

Queen Rania: Come together, stand up, and speak out about Gaza.

TYT: Guess How Many Pairs Of 'Shoe Thrower' Shoes Have Been Sold?


BBC: Israel Military Refuses Supreme Court Order To Let Journalists Into Gaza

Young Turks: Scarborough Gets Embarrassed On His Own Show!

ABC News: Top stories from Aug 18th 1970 (state-of-the-art graphics 1970 style)

Young Turks: Who Was The Most Important Or Most Famous Person To Die In 2008?

Fiddling while Gaza burns

Targeted by violence, peace in sight

COLA rates get boost in Europe

Reporter's Notebook: Engineers have seen plenty of Afghanistan

U.S., NATO seek supply routes in Asia

Afghan bombings increase

S. Korea mulls fingerprint plan

Soldiers Shoot, Wound Woman in Baghdad

Home-based Jobs for 2009: What's Hot, What's Not

Bush Wants Lasting Mideast Cease-Fire

Military Update: CBO eyes military retirees, vets for health cost cuts

Australia Won't Accept Gitmo Detainees

Report: Crash Caused By Pilot Flying Too Low

Israel's Policy Is Perfectly 'Proportionate'

A Modest Proposal In Outline For a Peaceable Resolution....

Air Force Pilot Got Hooked On Space As Child

WI: 3,500 Guard Troops Prep For Call-Up

Official: Unlikely Missing Soldier Mistook Pier

Marines In the Movies

Military Intercepts of Aircraft Decrease

Fellow Marines Appeal To Obama For Peralta MoH

EBG construction program continues at Grafenwöhr

Report: China To Build 2 Carriers By 2015

Fitness Mag Features Brawny Reagan Crew

Judge Awards $65 Million to Pueblo Victims

Won decline was surprise

I am on my way

Israel Allows Palestinians to Flee

I am on my way

Itaewon: Koreans embrace Seoul’s ‘exotic’ district

One Voice Can Change a Room- Obama

Open thread - Questions about the current conflict, history, etc.

crosspost: Bush blew up the nuclear levee, a Very Dangerous Deal

Chinese Consortium Announces Plan For 1-Gig Solar Plant - No Date For Buildout Given - Reuters

Parents Of Children Sickened By Milk Held By Chinese Authorities To Prevent Press Contact - NYT

2008 Output At Daqing - China's Largest Oil Field - Down 3.6% YOY

Dynegy - Key Backer For Nevada Coal-Fired Power Plants - Pulls Out Of Project - LVRJ

Have fun: "RORMaxx Could be First Steps to Wind Powered Sports Car"

Ten Years On, Summers-Browner Conflict May Return As Climate Policy Debate Reopens - NYT

2009 Atlantic Hurricane Outlook Troubling For GOM Oil Zones - 7 Named, Four Major Storms Projected

A Spurt of Quake Activity Raises Fears in Yellowstone

Growing Consensus Among Military, Political Planners That Climate Breakdown Will Define Future Wars

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Sues EPA, Charges Abdication Of Responsibility For Cleanup & Oversight

Dept of Homeland Security Sues Nature Conservancy to Condemn Land

Drop In Electricity Consumption Fuels Rate Debate (FL)

Planning the Fate of a Nuclear Plant’s Land (Shoreham, Long Island)

Solar-power industry remains hot in California

The Top 10 Green-Tech Breakthroughs of 2008

2008 'Huge year for natural disasters'

Nuclear Power Can't Keep Up

Oregon looks at taxing mileage instead of gasoline

The efficient destruction of CF4 - an extremely potent greenhouse gas.

NASA ocean windpower maps

Photojournalist Antrim Caskey: Scenes from the Coal Sludge Spill

Dr. Housing Bubble 01/02/09

I have written

Austria takes over Bank Medici hit by Madoff case

The Wall Street Ponzi Scheme called Fractional Reserve Banking

The library - a recession sanctuary

Monetary flat-spin... Denninger

What do you think ?

SEALED AIR TO CLOSE PACKAGING PLANT IN CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA….Teamsters local 238 seeking severance

Union workers to stage second protest

The Economy is Worse Than It Appears: America Bleeds Its Way Into 2009

U.S. steel industry urges “buy America” recovery plan

Controversial Employee Free Choice Act Rears Head in McDonald’s Row

Sanford agrees to loan to keep unemployment (benefits) afloat

Froma Harrop: Close loophole that replaces skilled U.S. workers with foreign labor

Union members and families fill stockings for United Way children

Auto industry girds for chilling Dec. sales report

Money Saver: Job hunting may yield added rewards for taxpayers

Rough Month Ahead For GM Employees (no job bank anymore)

Today in labor history Jan 3 demand food for their starving families, warning they would take it by

Couple scrambles after nest egg cracks: Recalculating retirement

Video: Interview with Mariela Castro (Raul's daughter. Discusses same sex marriage, SRS)

BAM!!! And there it is.

Let me introduce myself...

A national LGBT group should organize a protest on Inauguration Day.

Reuters: Raul Castro says hopes too high for Obama (as LGBTs have bitterly found out)

MLK Center: Rick Warren chosen to give keynote address for his "unifying spirit"

MLK Center: Rick Warren chosen to give keynote address for his "unifying spirit"

Did anyone see this great Jon Carroll column: The Purpose Driven Bigot.

Our community in pictures: My new years eve gay party

Are there any gay du'ers who dont like warren and are going to the inauguration

Tribute to Vice President Al Gore

Bob Barr: The Defense Of Marriage Act Must Go

Gay History Month

A glbt protest idea of warren or really any bigoted speaker,

Grassroots activism worked for the extreme right, can it work for us?

Video: Interview with Mariela Castro (Raul's daughter. Discusses same sex marriage, SRS, Obama)

Che's spirit burns on in Latin America

Every week, there's a team that doesn't show up to play...

St. Nick beat by a bunch of Homophobes....

Sugar Mountain

Go Uuuuuuutes!

Hmm. NBC has Matt Millen in the studio as an analyst. Guess

Baltimore, Minnesota, San Diego, Atlanta...

I'll say it again.

Should the NFL eliminate the blackout rule?

Celgene warns that anticlot drug linked to deaths


Anyone getting anything on Yellowstone?

OK, this is funny

40 years of homicide rate data

Have you ever had a kind of "psychic door" open temporarily?

No knead dutch oven bread

pizza dough: prebake or not?

Pastitsio from Vegetarian Epicure

Catholic School Terminates Woman Over Her Marriage.... To A Man

I'm so glad I discovered this group.

The Dragon In My Garage by Carl Sagan

Interesting Historical Paper On Xenon Chemistry.

Is Saturn losing its rings? (CNN)

Obama Moves to Counter China With Pentagon-NASA Link

Team records 'music' from stars

crap.crap.crap. another shoe drops. I don't know what to do.

Questions for the DU

bill ayers on obama and education reform

It's January. It's 80 degrees in Austin

Is the Google Toolbar DU button kaput?

Open Office Users V. 3 issues when opening files..

Can I get some help, please, in navigating

Good site for instructions on wiping the HD and re-installing Win XP?

Mia Farrow and Andre Previn's oldest daughter, Soon-Yi's sister, dies at age 35

Browser (IE 7.0) hijacked. Need help.

Labour law in Canada (BC)

a little OT: TPM on the Washington press corps