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Archives: January 30, 2009

Robert Reich: How to Keep the Banking System in the Private Sector

Red States disappearing from the map.......

Everybody but the RepublicaZombies understand the real definition of "insanity"

Illinois Makes Major Israel Bonds Purchase

I hope that Rod doesn't get any splinters on that Cross of his...

tweety is a big fan of rod the blag..

David Bowie's 'Back Catalogue Bonds' May Have Started the Credit Crunch

So ..... I just flew in from Springfield ...... and are my arms tired.

Jackboots and Goose Steps...

Hmm. Palin keeps an Israeli flag in her office, but she's dining w/ Nixon's guy who targeted Jews??

Silbury Hill mystery soon to be resolved

I miss Blago.

I'm taking a vacation from this place and I'll probably enjoy it so much I'll never return

When I ran my company, I made a profit

A local, "regular guy"gets limbaugh riled up

I hate to say it. I'm gonna miss ol' Blago!

UN nuclear chief says Obama offers hope of ‘saner’ world

Now here's some weird shit....

reply from my democratic congresscritter on his vote against the stimulus - how do you read this?

Duer's hit this poll hard in a super strong Repug paper. Change needs a voice.

Duer's hit this poll hard in a super strong Repug paper. Change needs a voice.

Palin-Blago 2012! with Flair

Shoe monument filled with a plastic shrub for man who threw footwear at Bush in Iraq

So Blago defenders, is every single member of the Illinois state senate

Chris Hayes of The Nation: Asking Republicans for ideas on a stimulus package is like....

Good fucking God, IT STILL HASN'T HIT BLAGO!

Netanyahu: Iran nukes trump global economy

What I did this coming summer (2009)

According to Keith, Rove is going to ignore the supeona for Monday

You Want Change? Without it, you won't have it.

In honor of Rick Warren and his church, we have a new sexual term. "Saddlebacking"

Gold rush: The battle over sunken treasure

Blagojevich might still become an hero.

Would "Blago!" make a better musical or movie?

Blagojevich and Palin. Two Peas In a Pod.

The peanut recall scandal - Bush and Georgia Rethug

NKorea declares past accords with South ‘dead’

With a Super Majority....

Tip of the hat to Helio Gracie and the Gracie family today

Local Company Praised By Obama Forced To Cut Jobs (OH)

Welcome to the new Illinois State Website...

Michelle Malkin: "'s coming to bite back Mexico in the backside..."

HUGE jump in poor Michigan unemployment numbers

I'm getting a real funny feeling about Gov. Blago.....

As unemployment rises, so does number of drivers without insurance, research group finds

Discovery Channel right now 10pm eastern "Treasure"

Rod Blag.... is a two act play. with annoying commercials intermixed.

BO better be careful Afghanistan doesn't become HIS Vietnam....

BO better be careful Afghanistan doesn't become HIS Vietnam....

Call from a polling firm (asked if I was reg. voter and then hung up???)

Remember How Bush Warned the UN Would Make Itself Irrelevant

"NEWS & PEOPLE LAUGHED IN 2006 and NOW, where are THEY?"

Select a lovely parting gift for former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich

Rachel Maddow - you are the best

Obama was wrong to acknowledge Rush.

Fort Pierce woman allegedly used part of tampon to snort cocaine

This Week on NOW: Billions in Bogus Bonuses? Track the TARP Money

Crowds riot in striking France

President Obama, please remember that 1.8 MILLION people came out to

Teens taser 14 year old on his way home from school

Caught on camera: the absurdity of Arnoldbucks

ha! yes, Olbermann just told Rachel Maddow to ask Dan Rather what he's doing at 10pm weeknights!

Republican family values in action

This is the kernel of Republican intransigence...

John Yoo, big pile of human waste, needs to be locked up for life......

Sat what? A military judge at Gitmo rejected President Obama's request. Who's running the show here?

Swiss police spy marijuana field with Google Earth

Bill O'Reilly calls himself Paul Revere, doesn't trust Obama because of Bush...

KISS - did I manage to respond that way to this LTE in a way that makes a little dent?

Cobert is spot on tonight

Cobert is spot on tonight

Could The Dems End Up With A Super Majority In The Senate After All?

NJ police: Woman's ex-friends used cold as weapon

NJ police: Woman's ex-friends used cold as weapon

If Limbaugh has all the answers, then why won't he run for office?

What can I say - this had my rapt attention - I just love being able to call Obama mine !

Right to Lifers say that they "care" about that unborn fetus...

Erdogan hailed after Davos walkout

Could someone help me with a link to Sheldon Whitehouse speech?

Boy's wrapped birthday gift is dad back from Iraq

What the fucking fuck??

Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs: Do Energy-savings Outweigh Mercury Hazard?

I want Rush Limbaugh to run for office. Seriously, I do.

Should Gitmo be Used for Those Who Raped and Pillaged our Economy?

Oh my GAWD the Twit to spawn again ........ uggggggggg

How many of you have republican relatives that have gone batshit crazy since Obama won?

Former Oregon Congressman Wes Cooley (R-Ore.) caught in new scandal

Exercise gear... and all that jazz

Call Obama about this.

S. Miss. U.S. Attorney Lampton to retire (Paul Minor prosecutor)

Two more U.S. mayors arrested

AL cop accused of stealing $5K from evidence, faking his kidnapping, running off to Vegas

“As Time Goes By”

GOP opts out of bipartisanship and calls the Dems partisan?

Palin gives reasons for forming PAC

RNC's Molotov cocktail case with jury. Entrapment by FBI, or ???

Today on the way home, I saw a woman lying on the sidewalk in convulsions.

Has there ever been a better real life version of Wormtongue than Lieberman?

North Korea tears up agreements (longer article from BBC)


Is Bay City Electric privately, or city owned? Cause this was the case being made by Tom Sullivan

Life on hold in Madagascar

Mumbai 'not planned in Pakistan'

Tami rebels without the wherewithal

LOL. Freepers wasted time stalking Bill Ayers today.

If the Steelers beat the Cardinals Sunday I will donate $25 to DU, if...

French Unions Launch Nationwide Strike Over Economic Crisis

Bill Kristol and co. were right - Bush finally gets his statue in Baghdad

I would like someone to explain where outrage could be found in this

Is Rush Limbaugh the new leader of the GOP?

TBI investigating Chattanooga cop’s Wal-Mart conduct

The Myth of Lost Innocence

WooHoo Bush RULES...

Traffic stop leads to man believed dead since '89

Did anyone watch the Ted Haggard HBO documentary? I felt bad for him.

Joshua Holland: Stop Rearranging Deck Chairs On The Titanic And Nationalize The Damn Banks

H.R.1-the Stimulus Bill. Page 14 text- Blagojevich mentioned by name

A headline too good not to share

A headline too good not to share

Take on me!

Zimbabwe abandons its currency

Haggard would "wrestle" with his gay side.

Enchante !!!! When the French protest, they do it with panache.....

TPM: Source: Obama Plans to Get Family Planning Aid Done Soon

Terminated IT contractor indicted for planting malicious code on Fannie Mae servers

Iraq on high alert after election candidates shot dead

Lavorare meno! Lavorare tutti!

The South Vs. Obama

Republicans delenda est.

White House To Host Labor Leaders Tommorow, Sign Labor-Friendly Exec Orders

Killing Satire In Cold Blood

Support a Nobel Peace Prize for Pete Seeger!


Ever wonder why Rush doesn't usually give interviews? See this (CNBC)

Gotta love this toon...

Bacon Explosion catches fire on Web

Here's the thing about Rush, Coulter, Hannity, etc, for me

HEAD'S UP: Thom Hartmann Pullimg 6 Hr Double Shift Starts Now

Refuse The New Dollar Coins 'Without God We Trust - Is this new???? Think I have seen this before!!!

As I speak, the two top headlines at the Yahoo news front page

Young Turks YouTube account RESTORED!!!!

Iceland likely to name world's first gay premier !

Health Care NOW! (Paul Krugman)

What would TV be like if the PTC controlled all programming?

Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

Remember when Newt Gingrich shut down the government over a perceived slight?

I was speechless, but not for long

Let's get to the crack down!

EXCLUSIVE: Are you with Obama or Rush?

Corporate Domination of Global Finance & Monetary Policy (World Economic Forum - Davos)

Corporate Domination of Global Finance & Monetary Policy (World Economic Forum - Davos)

Libraries say new safety law could mean no more books for kids

Greg Palast sings the most kick-ass praises of Obama I've read yet

18.4 billion.....

get ready going off the deep end today

It's not that the GOP can't talk Gregg out of being Commerce Sec. it's being a former Commerce Sec.

Their only option is (our) failure

I've found the conservative brainwashing operation of the GOP...

Send notes that will self-destruct after being read

Brand loyalty has a stronger hold on us than we realize.

End the power to impeach (and lots else beside)

Phrases that rhyme with Blagojevich

senselessbrenner Whining

Police chase man who circles back, steals police car

"He doesn't seem like a total douche,'' the teen remarked after the former governor passed.

Exxon/Mobil has record profits again! 45.2 billion in '08

Bush will see his popularity turn up over time: Pres. Carter

Snow study shows California faces historic drought

US tech sector job cuts hit 5-year high (approximately 187K in 2008, up 167% in second half of year)

So how many of you will be buying 3-D glasses to watch a commercial

A conservative is somebody who's against helping out anybody

I'm being totally serious. I know almost as many people out of work as those working

==Life without Bush== by Mark Morford

Change-Compare and contrast five years ago and'll be glad you did.

With so many people late on bills: Anti-bill collector phone harassment legislation

Alternative Scouting programs?

Right Wing Terrorism Watch - Search of Neo-Nazi vandal's house turns up cache of explosives

Bring tractors, not tanks: Afghan governor

Schadenfreude! Celebrity Foreclosures

"We're on your side again."

When can filibuster be invoked?

Executive Privilege When You are No Longer the Executive

Turkish prime minister's stormy departure from Davos draws praise, but concern about diplomacy

I just heard Mika refer to the money for unemployment compensation in the Dems bill as welfare

Illinois State Worker: "Do we need to throw a shoe?"


Which Loser Republican will be elected head of the GOP today?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

surge update - Violence and intimidation mark run-up to Iraqi elections

John Yoo needs to be delivered to the Hague ...along with Bush & Cheney

Florida's DCF fails again. A baby girl is killed because they did not follow procedure.

OH Yeah! Let them eat shat!

"How can the President tell Wall Street how to spend their money?"

SCHIP passes Senate while economy drops ("unborn child" amendment fails)

Question about Rove

Russia's Space Agency Plans To Build Own Orbital Station

OK so Blagojevic is a buffoon.

Palin Church Fire: "Hired Assassin" Claim

Democrats Set Sights on Republic Senators Who Oppose Stimulus Plan

John Thune


GOP election for RNC live on CSPIN

GOP election for RNC live on CSPIN

Number seeking jobless benefits hits new high - or Scenes from the Republican (Deregulation Dystopia

Man arrested in hate crime charged with misdemeanor battery

Mr. Fish

4.6 earthquake rattles Seattle-Tacoma

Police Spying in Maryland Was Broader than Previously Thought

Legally, can the IL State Senate really pass a bill prohibiting Blago from ever holding office in IL

Here is a thought for a stimulus ...

Any Links to Republicans Complaining That Recession Fears Overblown?

Any Links to Republicans Complaining That Recession Fears Overblown?

WAR CRIME Research-TPM-"Interwoven Timelines" Suggest Memos Are SECRET To Hide Geneva Violations

Statue in Iraq dedicated to Bush.

Will Bush's Secret Legal Memos Be Released?

Obama is STILL bi-partisan, and should remain so.

Those of you with low "fixed rate" credit cards - pay attention to your bills!

Bwaaaaaaaaah no one received enough votes for

OMG - Saddam-Qaeda Conspiracy Theorist Surfaces Writing Iraq Reports For The Pentagon

Wonkette Pig of the Day: George Bush Sr.

All hell about to break loose in Iraq??

All hell about to break loose in Iraq??

MO republican senator proposes death penalty for litterers

File Under Bush "Keeping Us Safe"-Bin Laden NOT Determined To Attack The US After 9/11

I think the mental health support group is sleeping so someone here has to cheer me up

"Republicans are total assholes. You don't have to argue me on that one bit."

Monument to Bush shoe-throwing shines at Iraqi orphanage

FEC Drops Case Against Soros

Obama considering Sen. Judd Gregg for Commerce Secretary. WE COULD GET 60!!!

Nothing says "GOP Comeback" like "eager volunteers" wearing "The comeback starts now!" T-shirts...

The "Iraqi Obama"

Nelson ‘Undecided’ On Recovery Plan: ‘I Don’t Even Know How Many Democrats Will Vote For It

Ok folks. We need to wander on over to and help them with the latest ad campaign

Florida House Speaker Quits Post Amid Controversy

Kids Put In 'Holding Tank' When Teacher Out-Budget Cuts Slash Money For Substitute Teachers

Obama hosts labor leaders, will undo Bush orders

How long can Solis' Nomination be held up?

c h a n g e - President Obama Moves to Reverse Bush’s Labor Policies

“I actually saw a fish shit a piece of plastic"

Pot farm found on Google map (No more nude sunbathing... Google is watching)

HEY!! RNC!!...don't f*** up and get yourself a Putney Swope as your chairman...

"Parties Stand Tough on Stimulus" (CQ). Filibuster unlikely?

Yep I like Robert Gibbs, what a straight shooter

Bad peanuts found before salmonella outbreak

Giuliani: Cutting Wall St. bonuses means less spending in restaurants, stores

House Republicans Vote to Reinstate Bush President

If Gregg leaves, Lynch may replace him w/Republican

Gibbs doing briefing on cnn now

Blagojevic becomes the 8th Governor sent packing. The others are...

Repug Senator Judd Gregg (NH) Contender for Commerce Dept. Head...

Every vote counts, if you count every vote. (Coleman/Franken)

So ... Jerry Nadler wants Rove in jail

Can we all send positive thoughts to Michael Steele???? Please??

Repubs Behaving Like the Collapse of Bush's Policies Never Happened

RNC Chair Balloting (as of 1:30 PM)

Lawsuit argues Clinton is ineligible for State post


Samantha Power will be Senior Foreign Policy Aid at the NSC

This was not bugging the headquarters of a political party, or breaking into a doctor's office.

Military doctors trained for acupuncture

SEIU President Andrew Stern Undermines Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)

No Republican gets the number of votes required to be the next RNC Chairman

Fuck being bipartisan.

Duncan Ousted as RNC Elects New Chairman

And your mother is ugly too...!

Michael Winship: Reading, Writing and Recession

Gibbs presser up now on GEM$NBC

Getting ready for work, when the "Rush Limbaugh" is the fearless leader story came on ..

Why is C-span doing live coverage of the Repub. Convention?

How many foreign lives are worth an American life, from your foreign policy perspective?

The FEMA interment camps are real and will be passed within a month

The FEMA interment camps are real and will be passed within a month

msnbc - coverage of the rnc shitfest then we get orrin to the golf channel

Gov. Quinn to "fumigate state government."

Too little too late...headlines that should have been breaking a year or more ago

Is it just me or does "The UPS Store" suck?

Even more BS.. sigh

blackwell just dropped his bid for rnc head

CNBC: Plan to buy off toxic assets and put them into "bad bank" is off, market going down...

$400,000 salary cap for bail-out money.

Blackwell quote after ending run

Is this a great country or WHAT?

Verizon Could Get $1.6 Billion in Senate Stimulus Plan

To those who have been studying the stimulus package

Nevermind. I finally found it.

Someone tell McCain not to keep his great ideas a secret

Privatizing the profits and socializing the costs

Delusional Republican column of the day...

Watchdog groups want my money to fight the rethugs. Which will get more bang for buck?

The big changes no one is talking about....

The Rude Pundit: This Might Take Some Getting Used To

Did I miss something

Breaking on GEMSNBC - Duncan withdraws bid

I predict Katon Dawson as the new RNC chairman

DU this Poll

Antisemitism Experts: OK. Protocols of the Elders of Zion. Discredited BRAZILLIONS of times.

So. . .RNC-TV is on every channel?

Google "Cheerful Achievement"

Iraq Obama

Just now on cnn

I'm on way home from Canada....

I'm on way home from Canada....

CREDO ACTION: Tell Congress: Don't let Bush off the hook.

Exxon Mobil shatters U.S. record with $45.2 billion annual profit

I think it's pretty clear that Michael Steele is going to be the next RNC Chair

RNC 5th Ballot results...

GOP lawmakers outnumber Democratic lawmakers 2 to 1 on stimulus debate......

Karl Rove's daydreams these days might be looking something like...

More from the libelous Freeper-type

More from the libelous Freeper-type

Should the secret ballot be abolished?

Navy says new presidential helicopter way over budget

Bush shoe attack spawns artwork

Young Turks last day on XM

John LaBruzzo might find some support on DU these days.

Church Not Signing Marriage License To Protest Ban On Gay Marriage

GOP is scared shitless of the Gregg pick

So the leaders of both major parties are African American

CNBFox? "Obama vs Wall St. Bonuses: Class Warfare?"

Peru pushes claim on $500M shipwreck treasure

Repub Phil Gingrey grovels and apologizes to Rush Limbaugh and other RW talk radio hosts

Just received an OFA 2.0 email requesting participation in a teleconference next week

Mkichael Steele: "And now for something completely different." A Monty Python fan?

The food supply in this country is a national security risk, and we have Bush to thank....

Explaining the Unemployment Rate

Explaining the Unemployment Rate

Roll Out The Bully Pulpit

A story about Limbaugh prominent at MSNBC

A story about Limbaugh prominent at MSNBC

Senate Armed Services Committee chairman to allow 'wiggle room' for Obama's Iraq exit

Time to use the nuclear option

New Super Bowl Pool Tied To Commercials.......

New RNC Chair talks a good game.

Obama Will Review Buy American Provision in Stimulus Package

Did you know that Congress passed a bill extending medical care to 4 million children yesterday?

c h a n g e - Senate passes children's health bill

Just wondering how long it will be before people hit Wall Street in Protest ....

BREAKING: In Surprise Move, Rush Limbaugh Named RNC Chair


Judge: Prop 8 Donors Must Be Public

One of these things is not like the other…

One of these things is not like the other…

I haven't discussed it, but I have been studying law.

One of the saddest stories

Meanwhile...The Rich Get Richer

Your daily "Ron Christie is whiny ass" thread

Lawyer: Michael Vick could go to halfway house 'any day'

The one good thing about being a Republican.

The White House must be a lot different now than it was a couple weeks ago.

I just want to know one thing.

I think I will request a song tomorrow from EIB network

I think I will request a song tomorrow from EIB network

Michael Steele was essential to the large black constituency in the Republic Party.

Ok, what the heck is this?

Worst Drought Ever

I think some are missing another aspect of the Blagojevich story and that's how Dems

Just how damned funny is this? Well, I think it is hilarious.

I trust Michael Steele ........

Finally: Some real funding for special ed. (The stimulus bill)

Fuck the oil companies

Shouldn't Palin Be Staying In Alaska - Should The Volcano Blow?......

Where's my damn W-2? I've got to fill out my taxes AND 4 FAFSA

President Obama and VP Biden to speak on

The Financial Rust Belt (New York and London)

Restaurant Boycotted over "Barack Obama Room"

TYT - 1.30.2009 is their last day on Sirius Radio ;-(

According to GEM$NBC, the Octuplet family filed for bankruptcy and

Asia Times: Is ethical capitalism possible?

Springstreen: Deal to sell greatest hits CD exclusively through Wal-Mart "A Mistake"

Octuplets' mother refused selective abortion

Octuplets' mother refused selective abortion

Bill Hicks' Mom will be on Letterman tonight Friday 1/30 11:35PM EST

Humor me for a moment... I want to talk about having faith in humanity.

What hath Bush wraught? Leaving clueless, the architect of disaster.

Bill Hicks on the MSM.

Who the F*** who is Tony Blankley?????

Stop That Damn 3 Million per mile Wall!!!

LOL is Andrea Mitchell actively campaigning against Michael Steele for GOP chair. . .

Can we please cut the crap here about the California mother!

36 of 2,380 RNC delegates were black. And Michael Steele wonders "how did it come to this?"

Judd Gregg for Commerce Sec = 60 dems in the Senate?

I was actually excited to come home from work today

Micheal Steele has never won an election on his own

Obama picks army general to be ambassador to Afghanistan

democrats obstructionists / republicans loyal opposition

Didn't the original Wall Street bailout include caps on exec salaries or bonuses?

I get it, 43 muscles to frown and only 17 to smile, but I would submit that it only requires ...

Is Michael Steele as GOp chair a reaction to Barack Obama?

Another positive thing about Obama being President.(Well at least for me).

Larry Craig to run Bad Bank...

Blue Dogs need to be put down......

Urgent Alert From Don Siegelman

How many foreign jobs are worth an American job, from your trade policy perspective?

The rise and fall of Rush Limbaugh

The rise and fall of Rush Limbaugh

Most important news story of the week (ending January 30, 2009)

Curiouser and curiouser - the octoplets mom and her doctor-

Someone let Bay Buchanan off her leash, again.

Shoveling snow?

Shout Out! DU Progressives might want to watch this Video where Podesta answer questions!

Michael Steele and Sarah Palin continue to exhibit the Republican ignorance on race/gender issues

What did the President know and when did he know it? Karl Rove knows...Larisa Alexandrovna

Great Luckovich TOON On The GOP

Marr and I officially dub Ron Christie as Obi Ron Christie:

Ron Christie on Tweety

Atlanta woman, 94, charged with assualt

DU'ers: Beware that "I.Q. Quiz" posted as an Ad here and around the Internet sites..

Comedy Legend Dick Van Dyke on TDVDS being Michelle's favorite & his much maligned cockney accent

ACTION alert! VAWA is Under ATTACK!

rush is a cult leader, similar to Jim Jones, with 20 million Kool Aid drinkers

NY 23,000 City job cuts on cnn now

Which is worst?

The Dems' OPPO Book on Steele

Tear Down This Myth: How the Reagan Legacy Has Distorted Our Politics and Haunts Our Future

OT - Bad Site List

If you're dog has joint pain and can't walk

If you're dog has joint pain and can't walk

Please consider supporting Al Franken

VIDEO - Nadler: 'Rove Will Testify or Go to Jail'

If someone wanted to launder money through a campaign, how would it work?

Is It Really Legal/Ethical For Someone To Have IVF If They Already Have 6 Kids?

Is It Really Legal/Ethical For Someone To Have IVF If They Already Have 6 Kids?

Virgin: the world's best passenger complaint letter?

Friday TOON Roundup 2- Bailing out the wrong people

Graphic showing the value of US contracts with Blackwater since 2001.

Aesop nails it again! Democratic frogs and Republican scorpions

HELEN THOMAS: Nice president must start playing hardball

LA Times: Economy is going from bad to worse, reports show

Mom gives birth to Octuplets, already has six (Duggars have some competition)

10 tons of gold, 70 tons of platinum, one a half tons of industrial diamonds and 16 million carats

No one will buy US Treasuary Notes so the Federal Reserve has to buy them It's going to get very bad

Spingsteen Calls Wal-Mart CD Deal A Mistake

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: January 30, 1882

Stupid twit Kathleen Parker thinks Boil Ass Limpballs.....

DOW below 8000 again with 20 mins to go - down 180 today nt

Friday TOON Roundup- Obstructionist Republicans

She's gonna blow! Aviation Color Code ORANGE and Volcano Alert Level WATCH."

Hahahahaha...Conservapedia says "yes we can" is now "an anarchist cry"

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) Proposes Investigation Into the Financial Crisis

For those complaining about the woman having the children you believe she can not provide for and

RW Talking Points - Ireland As A Corporate Tax Utopia

Will Bush's Secret Legal Memos Be Released? Interactive Guide Reveals How Much We Still Don't Know


Letterman to finally show infamous banned Bill Hicks segment from 1993 Friday night!

Red-Faced School stages lunchtime pole-dancing demonstration for pupils

Per haps the octuplets woman is a set up.

Invasion of Normandy - OMG

Medical Professionals: Question about a procedure: Steel Rod in Femur.

Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur! Toledo Ohio!

This is war.

Group of Christians don't tip their server at Chili's... because she works on a Sunday.

To Say Obama Won the 2008 Election Is a Huge Understatement

The funniest Stephen Colbert "Word" in a long time

N. Korea ditches nonaggression pact with S. Korea (UPDATE)

In the last few minutes of listening to Rush today (the so-called de facto head of the Repub Party)

May we have a Bad Bank too, sir?

Senate Republicans Gearing Up To Filibuster Recovery Package Despite Promises To The Contrary

Not sure wher to post this, however I am concerned about a very good freind of mine who has joined

Is there an easy, free way to convert a pdf graphic file to jpg?

Mother of Octuplets already has 6 kids under 7yrs!!!....

Beware of Facebook 'Friends' Who May Trash Your Laptop

A homeless guy saved my puppy!

What can we do to castrate the power of the wealthy to screw the rest of us at regular intervals?

Good Bushes

Good Bushes

Welfare queens line up for handouts.

Order to Kill Angers German Politicians

Putin smacks down bush lover Michael Dell.

Postmaster General wants to stop Tuesday Delivery of Mail

Former President Jimmy Carter supports a New 9/11 Investigation

Guess what the most religious state is. Guess what the least religious is.(Answers now posted)

Can anyone provide a rationale for the bonuses that will not cause me to laugh out loud?

So, if I'm correct, if I want to have one of my legs amputated for the hell of it...

Any names yet for Commerce, FDA, FEMA? n/t

Mormon Church can no longer hide - Donations to Proposition 8.

Krugman: Health Care Now

What is the current unemployment rate?

Okay DU Techies I've got a question for ya.

Octuplets' mother already has twins, four other children

Octuplets' mother already has twins, four other children

Octuplets' Family Filed For Bankruptcy

The War on Drugs and sound science.

Exxon Mobil Shatters US Record for Annual Profit

THIS IS BULLSHIT- Geithner Appoints Goldman Sachs Lobbyist As Top Aide

RFK Jr: Bush "deadenders" blocking Govt Funded Autism Research

DVD Plunge, Viewer Shift to NetFlix May Force Studios to Write Down Films

President Obama, Don't Become Complicit in Their Crimes! Letter From: Cynthia McKinney

Florida makes deep cuts to state universities, but private college tuition aid may rise.

Single Payer Moment

Hummer Drivers Get More Tickets. A Lot More.

Hot Times on MSNBC: Mika and Joe?

Chase Bank: Fuck Everyone!


SophieMN keeps telling me that Larry David is a hippie.

Hottest FEMALE "Lost" Character EVER

Is everyone aware that "Oh Shit!" is slang?

LEERING GNOME SAYS: Hey there sexy, would you like to suck my pipe?

Police: NY boy dressed as girl to cheat on exam

I just picked up BabyM from a friend's house.

Who wanted the my-life-as-a-soap opera update?

Please tell me you have a giraffe.

Sigh. I just found out I can't send in my taxes yet....

Looking for an image...

God dammit! I was trying to take a break from DU, but I'm gonna lose my mind!!

Ugh, I DO NOT want to go for a drink tonight, but I can't cancel

Sometimes animal testing is just WRONG...

MY LOVE - Paul McCartney - México City 2002

Anyone else annoyed by the anti-Obama and anti-labor ads on DU?

Florida may not get desired stimulus funds because they cut funding to schools.

Things I learn on DU. Such as Midlo is an elitist from Greenwich, CT!!

Just thinking out loud here, but seriously, shouldn't

Dance moves MOST LIKELY to guarantee you an ass kicking at the next Young Democrats social mixer


Wow. I just bought jeans with a 34" waist.

National Sub Race Pictures. Awesome!!

lee ritenour - is it you

Ah, relaxing with a nice cold beer on DU. Or is it 'relaxing with an ice cold beer'?

General William T. Sherman appreciation thread!

My wife just told me I need to change my "snark filter"

Obama is a beach!

Anyone need a Chicken Whistle?

General John Hunt Morgan appreciation thread!

Have you ever accidentally slapped/hit your significant other?

North, South, East or West..who wants madinmaryland as a resident?

Holy FUCKING SHIT!!! cboy4/upton is on David Letterman tonight!

Holy crap... awesomest taser EVAR!!!!!!!1!

I'm watching "The Breakfast Club".... Oh, to be in high school again....

Just got back from my 4th and final session of getting my arm drilled on....

Food Bank Friday! (January 30, 2009)

I just put a DUer on ignore for the first time EVER.

Can this be the new Rickroll, please?


This Quote Is Awesome....

Yoghurt? nt

An American business icon is going away.

How would you solve this problem

The real reason why Midlo moved to Virginia...

LOST is really starting to piss me off

Compared to The Republic of California, the rest of you live in 'fly over' country

Boris Karloff vs Bela Lugosi

So Now That We Have A Democrat In Office Is The Lounge Just A Place To Come And Attack Other DU'ers

Battle of the Corrupt Democrats' Hair: Blago v. Traficant!

kitten picture of the day for friday january 30

Does this look appetizing to you?

is there a better album than "Sweetheart of the Rodeo" by The Byrds?

Yellow, black, and uh, rectangular.

Well, it seemed funny in context

Gopher Everett?

Okay, what's better, The South or The North?


Once and for all

Have you ever accidentally shapeshifted your significant other?

A thumb on a man

Jesus, it's past 2 in the morning. I gotta wake up in a few hours!

Stop the madness!

The Wrestler: Touching, Powerful, but Predictable

Tonight's Song For The Lounge --

Hey MccTaTas.....

Ben & Jerry's newest flavor...REALLY!!!!


Group hug!

LeftyMom & fivegan...

I do my best....

Hey, who cares?

I Know You Rider, Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone.



Name it! I'll argue about it in my style!

Does anybody know where I can find some Devo videos?

Don't matter what you do...

Hurry home early....

I think I found Ann Coulter's vagina.

don't let life pass u by

Fuck it all...

Hey Philboy! Let's argue about this song

I just watched Cleaner

On the Allegations that Cynthia McKinney Is Crazy

Later lounge.

You're my sweety pie!

Is it a thumb, or a man? You decide..!.

I just got an email from a friend who substitute teaches in Pittsburgh

Help I have a cranky Rethug on my ass!

I pretend I am a liberal...

Is it a man or a thumb? Who cares? Fuck you.

Who set Ann Coulters vagina on fire?!

Rice basketball mascot ejected from game VIDEO (00:37)

In context, it's just an admonition to be patient and finish what you start, BUT...

Well shit, so much for getting sleep tonight.

Your everyday problems that need solutions.

Well, that just friggin sucks

Looks like the aftermath of a Houdini routine in here this morning

Pittsburgh university upset over Grisham novel

HELL'S KITCHEN - Unofficial Lounge Thread

So last night, Mr and BoyM and I went out to our favorite

Is it safe?

Wretched Excesses,Tain's $35,000 potty, Somers' Vaginal Injections,Corporate Jets etc.

Good morning Lounge

Bacon & peanut butter sandwiches are amazing.

Bacon & peanut butter sandwiches are amazing.

I want to create a Fred that never dies.

I want to create a thread that gets shot down, but before dying, manages to utter that crucial plot

Weekend plans

Good vibes for Rhythm today, please.

I just went through a rite of passage. I had a post removed.

Jesus Vega (that's Hey-soos, BTW) all those "civil war" threads were for real?

Update on Lost Dog: it looks like we might have found his owners!

What band am I thinking of? (#1)


What band am I thinking of? (#2)

What gland am I thinking of? (#1)

Hey, Man. Where Have You Guys Been? - Cheech & Chong hit the comeback trail.

Have you ever wanted to eat dish soap?

How Midlo's move from CT to VA looks to Californians

the awsomest, most kick-ass cat in all the land


"Hey, I saw you on TV last week!"

Serious question for The LIberal Men in The Lounge --

When I was a kid, this was a secular nation. What the hell went wrong?

I hope to god oranges are not bad for dogs

I have to admit, I am totally opposed to the impeachment of Blago.

I want to create a thread that dies a quick and painless, merciful death.

I think the mental health support group is sleeping so someone here has to cheer me up

Ken Burns coming to the DU Lounge to film a 28 hour documentary....

It's official: NO Lingerie Bowl this year.

Everyone sing along now

I'm so pathetic; I miss Jack, and he's only gone at school.

interspecies yawn contagion? can it happen?

Poverty in America: No Shirt, No Shoes – No Service

LOST: Oh snap! I just realized who Jacob is!!

I want to create a bobbin that never threads.

My breasts itch. Invent the appropriate wive's tale.

ack! I've somehow deleted the people you might know application

I've started the last two threads to get locked in the Sports Forum!

I want to create a thread that

Chuck Norris Needs to Wash His Vagina

I want to create a thread that no one responds to


Listen up, people. I've lived 1/2 my life in CT and 1/2 my life in VA.

Doesn't tipping on a % basis fuck over people who work at more humble establishments?

Anyone into the board game RISK??

Dell is building me a new computer as we "speak"

I've been asked to be a celebrity judge at a chili cookoff

I almost never remember my dreams, but last night, I had a doozy

My marriage now has an expiration date

What former Governor has the most mystifying haircut in recent history?

I used to watch the Dr Laura tv show just to stare at her neck. It looked pregnant.

Orrex, you make me think of this:

My mind is paralyzed.

Wow! Dr. Phil and Nancy Grace on the SAME SHOW!

Kitty help making the bed


25 Random things about me.

Me and a Cooper's Hawk or Sharpie almost collided on my front porch.

Ashton Kutcher is a first class PRICK!

Name your fictional 60's/70's era all-purpose coverband

Scientology promoted in Bart Simpson's voice

Favorite Tom Petty acting role

I would gladly kill each and every one of you if called to do so by the state of Pennsylvania!

madinmaryland is under the misimpression that CNN is

Of ALL the fingers in the WORLD, you DO NOT want to pull THIS finger. Trust me on this.

Snow day again. Gonna be teaching until July at this rate.


lost-in-nj just called me a girl!

Give this some love

A new business opportunity, inspired by LynneSin

I was planning to wake up at noon today

Dolca Villa mango gelato

Miller's one second Super Bowl ad

Dammit! There's a hole in my underwear!

The GOP: Relegated to the Crane Machine of History

Its nice for once to end a week on a positive note.

I think I've had enough of life kicking me in the ass for a week.

Sister beats up bride at wedding reception

Yakov Smirnoff goes to DU! Make your best "In America you ___, in DU ___ to you!" joke

Disturbing exchange in the parking lot today

Would someone please buy my farkin' TV set?

Today is a 'Radiohead - The Bends' day

Super Bowl mayors wager trees on big game

Super Bowl mayors wager trees on big game

Motörhead - You Better Run

Anyone have any suggestions on what I should make for dinner?

Could you ever fancy yourself fucking a sheep?

Ever fancy yourself reading disgusting thread titles on DU?

The Official Rules of the Chili Appreciation Society International state, and I'm quoting here

Jell-o: Love it or leave it?

today was Lynyrd Skynyrd Day in my classroom.

Ever fancy yourself licking a donkey's taint?

Vader has a new ride...

The day I posted something terrible in the "Guns" forum

Kidlet fever: let it burn or not?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 1/30/2009)

Dont respond to this post...

What percentage tip do you leave in full-service restaurants for good to excellent service?

MMMMM, Fresh Focaccia Margherita and Iberico Cheese...

Friday's Lolcat thread (inspired by the state of the economy)

Of ALL the fingers in the Universe, you DO NOT want to pull THIS finger.

This is NOT a sex thread...

Jason Bourne or Batman? Who wins in an all-out knock down, drag out war?

Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard...Pancho and Lefty

So that woman who just had Octuplets? Yea, she should have plenty of help at home.

San Ramon, California and it's practially Summer Weather

So.. I was thinking, ... (invention?)

Oh noes! A chicken wing shortage right before the Super Bowl?

What's not to like about Michael Steele, as many of you...

I've been watching Curb Your Enthusiasm, and all it does is stress me out.

I know that it's Super Bowl weekend and all, but

I can haz night out drinking until I fall down?

I want to create a thread that dies immediately

I just bought "The 40-Year-Old Virgin" on DVD


My five year old son and I are having a "guys' night", tonight...

What's a Fun Thing to do While Everyone Else is Watching the Super Bowl?

Settle a debate! Which is healthier.....

Found my diary from 1990. What a whiny little shithead.

I'm watching "Fast Times at Ridgemont High"...Oh, to be HIGH in school again..

Gotta love the Emergency Room!

A good link for LOST info

The Thank God It's Friday jukebox is powered up. Spin your faves for teh Lounge.

If you don't have the beer

I am going to marry this woman:

Gordon Ramsay vs. Anthony Bourdain. Steel cage match. Who wins?

Gem at Fundies Say The Darndest Things dot com.....

OMG - most bizarre RW email yet

Is there a difference between nice people and good people?

I am so fucking bored. Ask me anything... anything at all - home grocery delivery in Cali

Such a beautiful day to be off work. Too bad


Trial by fire for the new mods, eh?

Trial by fire for the new mods, eh?


Save The Sea Kittens!

I'm looking for Board Game suggestions. What are you favs?

Women... when did you outgrow Cosmo mag?


It's a veritable cornicopia today in GD.

OK, heard my first racial slur at my new job this morning

downsized from cube to stall

OK, serious question for The Lounge. Which would be the more marketable, desireable Master's Degree

In the spirit of TheMightyFavog, some random things about me:

Plastic wrap makes food taste like plastic wrap.

Godfucking motherfucking dammittofucking hell!

Coachella festival lineup announced (PAUL McCARTNEY, The Cure)

2 days til Super Bowl and our tv just died!!! Repair man took it

***Thursday night picture thread***

I just got home from cleaning up freeper PC. (Uncle)

BEST Detective / Cop / Action movie series: Die Hard, Lethal Weapon, Dirty Harry

Do you care who wins the Super Bowl?

I've been adrift lately, thinking about what's left of my life...

So really, who would YOU have cast in the leading role of Valkyrie?

What would you do in this situation. I work in a gift shop. Yesterday

Bad News~Have lost my job

Attack of the over-complimenter!

What's your favorite short story?

I'm going to have to correct Cenk's score keeping. That would be

~~~ DU Lou Dobbs poll of the day ~~~

Iraq does what US Government won't: Kicks Blackwater out of Iraq!

Fine SO BE IT! If the Republicans want to stand in the way of economic recovery

Palin-Blago '12

dupe; please delete

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Ann Coulter stops by for a chat with Seth.

Bend Them Over

Cheney Interview Cold Open: The departing Vice President has no regrets.

Biden needs to go out tomorrow and state.....

gov pat quinn

Iraqis honor Bush with a statue: Epic Fail

reply from my democratic congresscritter on his vote against the stimulus - confusing?

How poor are you right now?

Yes! Demand

BREAKING NEWS: Blagojevich holds press conference - proclaims innocence - blames one armed man...

Blago was the news networks' Go-to Guy for their "See! The Dems are corrupt too!" segments...

Congress Approval: OVERALL: 40A 46D (-6), DEM 49A 38D (+11), GOP 26A 62D (-36)

Panetta hearing delayed again

Ill House votes to bar Blago from ever holding public office in the state.

The lies they tell

Who operates the website now?

"Obama's going to tax us when we shit!"

Rod Legojevich?

OK, serious question for The Lounge. Which would be the more marketable, desireable Master's Degree

Today I encountered two people (total strangers) that made

In sharp reversal, Lieberman praises Obama's Afghanistan policy

What would President Barack Obama drink? Honest Tea

Politico: Gregg tight-lipped on Commerce

And you thought we'd have to wait two more years to get to 60...

John Yoo slams Obama for banning torture; implicates Bush

I reserved my Leviticus 2010 Referendum at the Madison Farmers Market today!

Governors in Trouble List....from the last 20 years

Your Daily East Room Presidential Address: Friday Edition :-)

Rev. Joseph Lowery's Prayer, One More Time. How Beautiful That He Quoted the Black National Anthem.

I'm so happy with what our president has done so far and is doing - do you share my feeling?

When is Franken going to be seated? christ

Freepers flip-flop on their love for Sen. Gregg(R).


A story about the stimulus package. What's in it for the unemployed?

I think our President needs to address the nation soon. Like next week.

Economic gloom and doom are the headlines this morning.... disturbing but it helps Obama.

Obama has been in office for 10 days

Does anyone know if President Obama and First Lady

I wonder how many years it will be until we see Senator Sasha or Senator Malia enter the fray?

FoxNews must know it's morning viewer demographic is stupid and uninformed

Guys don't be naive

President Obama and Grifter Palin to be at same event on Saturday night.

Colo. man accused of threatening Obama surrenders

David Sirota: Moving the political center

Obama Stocks White House With Prominent Lawyers

Remember "Buy American" under Reagan was good? not now per Fix News.

Samantha Power to join Obama administration

Why GDP declined "only" 3.8% in the 4th quarter

Republicans in Congress and how Obama deals

I was wondering ... it's well documented that Rush is a Steelers fan ...

On Being A Republican

Limbaugh's gift to the dems - "I hope he fails" used in an ads to get support for bailout

Every time I hear someone say "President Obama" ...

Obama to repeal 4 Bush executive orders


The Silver lining? IL Legislature had the guts to do what United States Congress didn't with Bush

I finally did it. Read through some Rush Limbaugh transcripts on his site

First broken promise

Obama-Biden speech re-run NOW ....C-span

((((Breaking)))) Economy Contracted By 3.8% Last Quarter

LOL spin: Sludge headline versus reality.

so doesn't this immoral spending of our bailout money by banks prove

so doesn't this immoral spending of our bailout money by banks prove

Time to send some shoes to Sen. Ben Nelson?

Iraqi Town erects a statue to honor the person who threw a shoe a Bush (w/ pic)

Obama touts middle-class task force led by Biden (or there Obama goes being progressive again)

The First Family inspires the smallest work of art (fits in the eye of a needle)

***Heads Up: Obama,Biden Remarks Now Live***

Mika: "Not a Single Republican Voted for Obama's Stimulus and I Don't Blame Them"

WH Press Briefing NOW

Obama Assumes Role Of Commander In Chief

389 Years Ago

Re: Blago

Let's get one thing straight

The Sleeping Judge

Just signed up to host an Economic Recovery House Party

RNC Chair: Will segregationist-loving Dawson beat out African-American Steele on the final ballot?

Justice Department opening criminal investigation into the Peanut Plant

The Paradox of Thrift and the Paradox of Deflation

How dare he not wear a jacket in the Oval Office.

How dare he not wear a jacket in the Oval Office.

Ken Blackwell withdraws and endorses Michael Steele for RNC chairman

Anyone else not surprised that the RNC chairman's name rhymes with "steal"? Seems that's how we got

Perhaps it was an offhand comment. But.. do you think it might have been on purpose?

does anyone have a copy of the pro-labor Executive Orders that Pres. Obama signed today?

did Mika just ask Charlie Crist a question that he had just answered:

I Floated This Idea Yesterday And Was A Bit Surprised By The Responses......

Security Around Obama Alarms Some VIP Donors

Steele is another Palin

Gov. John Lynch (D) would likely pick Republican to replace Gregg

Gov. John Lynch (D) would likely pick Republican to replace Gregg

So...Does Saltsman Have A Song For Steele?

CCR Alert: torture may continue

CCR Alert: torture may continue

SCHIP passes the Senate

If Obama really wants to have fun he should invite Michael Steele to the White House for a photo op

C-Span: Voting for RNC Chairman LIVE! First ballot count underway.

So now Palin is going to a "Washington elite" party so she can meet the "terrorist sympathizer"?

Boo, Sen. Ben Nelson. "I tend to agree with" Republicans on stimulus package.

Michael Steele will win and become the token RNC chairman.

Alan Cumming On Obama: "I'd like to see him naked"; says he has a big package

Remember these words of the new RNC chair: "I'm convinced we should not re-anything" (updated)

Since Rush Limpole is in the news a lot these days....

Since Rush Limpole is in the news a lot these days....

Answer to foreclosures ...

Cornyn on offer to Gregg to stay in Senate: “I would say whatever it is, name it.”

"Blacks" DO NOT have to be democrats.

Ex-Goldman lobbyist now Geithner's right-hand man

Senate passes children's health bill 66-32

HuffingtonPost: Judd Gregg, Commerce Secretary?

Have the Obamas picked a new church yet? n/t

President Obama DOES want Rush Limbaugh to fail.

Condoleeza WAS ignored by Democrats.

Playing Catch-Up, the GOP Is All Atwitter About the Internet

I guess that's one way to get Judd Gregg (R-NH) out of the Senate.

Everybody loves liver and onion sandwiches, right?

Can President Obama snatch those $18 billion dollar corporate bonuses from the CEOs?

Mika calls unemployment insurance benefits "welfare"! Gregory has to set her straight.

Freepfucks thrilled about their new RNC chair. I was particularly struck by this boast

BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA -- Iraqis build monument to Chimpy

I think it's hilarious that the GOP has chosen Michael Steele to be their new Chair.

Susan Collins and Ben Nelson are working together to strip some of the spending out of the

President Obama: You are a bitter disapointment to me

Send your ideas to VP Joe Biden at this site for a Stronger Middle Class - Link

Toon that perfectly captures just how bad Republicans blew it

Obama staples GOP congressmen to Limbaugh's fat butt

Sen. Lamar Alexander "Social Security, Medicare/Medicaid is wasteful spending."

McCain to Obama: Going After Limbaugh a Mistake

BREAKING: Steele wins RNC chairmanship with 91 votes

Dick Steele

EPIC flame war going on at Politico: Obama vs Rush Limbaugh

Wanna see a border fence go up REEEEAAAALL quick?

Great job Senator McCaskill

Great job Senator McCaskill

Dan Rather to MSNBC?

Michael Steele: those of you who wish to obstruct, get ready to get knocked over.

Obama announces he is Steelers fan for Superbowl.

Palin Shoes Bring in $2,025 on eBay


A really good first ten days, but Geithner needs to go,

Ready... Aim... Grassroots Attack! Let's nail the GOP Senate incumbents in 2010!

PHOTOS Barack, Joe, Michelle & Jill (Jan 30)

Damn!!! Now that a black guy runs the RNC all of the black people will vote GOP!

Picture of the Day: January 30, 2009

Oh look, Condi lies again!

John Yoo Blasts Obama on Torture Ban - Incriminates Bush for War Crimes

Just curious: Who here still believes that President Obama is

Would you rather see the GOP totally implode or make a shift to the left?

Curiosity Rises Over Clinton’s Travel Itinerary

White House Guest List for Superbowl Party

I want to create a thread that lapses into a coma, lingers, makes a miraculous recovery, then dies

I have a new celebrity crush...does anyone here watch "The Mentalist"?

I got your bipartisan right here...

Am I going to be the only one, that will not be able to remember all the name changes in 30 days?

The tragic case of Pam Graf

Black & Decker to lay off 1,200 after profits fall

BREAKING on CNN: Blagojevich ousted

BREAKING on CNN: Blagojevich ousted

Electric car set to go on sale in Australia

U.S. protectionism alarms PM

Stocks sink as unemployment claims reach new high (7,000 at Starbucks; 1,000 at Allstate)

Senate set to confirm Holder as AG on Monday

Senate set to confirm Holder as AG on Monday

Wall Street Bonuses May Go Way of Dodo Amid Bailouts

Ex-lawmaker Wester Cooley is accused of investment fraud

Amazon beats Wall Street estimates in fourth

Roubini Predicts More Global Gloom After Vindication at Davos

Gore hails Obama's climate goals despite crisis

EXCLUSIVE: Are you with Obama or Rush?

4.6 earthquake rattles Seattle-Tacoma

Turkey hails PM as 'Conquerer of Davos' after walkout

Tony Blair: I suffer doubts over Iraq

U.S. Economy Shrank 3.8% in Fourth Quarter, Most Since 1982

Wall Street perks 'irresponsible'

Bush officials authorized torture of US citizen, lawyers say

Electronics giant NEC set to slash 20,000 jobs

Econo-cide: Financial Woes Turn Deadly (Recent Suicides and Murders Linked to Job Losses)

US tech sector job cuts hit five-year high

Economic Signs Turn From Grim To Worse

Electric shocks came often at U.S. bases in Iraq, report finds

Army sees sharp rise in suicide rate

Monument to Bush shoe-throwing shines at Iraqi orphanage

UN criticises forced evictions in Cambodia

Sri Lanka's president urges rebels to let civilians flee

Steep Slide in U.S. Economy, but Not as Dire as Forecast

Obama Calls Wall Street Bonuses ‘Shameful’

North Korea says all agreements with South are void

Zimbabwe Opposition to Join Government

Economist magazine blocked in Thailand again (previous issue had been banned)

Electronics giant NEC set to slash 20,000 jobs

Poverty drives Myanmar Rohingyas into death traps

Senate passes children's health bill

Organizing For America Takes First Action For Obama Agenda

Caterpillar To Cut 2,110 More Jobs At 3 Illinois Plants

Quietly, Michelle Obama lays the groundwork for policy role

New gov. wants to regain public's trust

Palin, Obama to share stage

New Gov. Quinn Sworn In: 'The Ordeal Is Over'

Morgan Stanley, Goldman mull more job cuts: report

Saddam-Qaeda Conspiracy Theorist Surfaces Writing Iraq Reports For The Pentagon

'Jewish money' buys minister a tongue lashing

North Korea tears up agreements

Blackwell Withdraws From (RNC) Chairman Race

RNC chairman Duncan abandons re-election bid

Anuzis Withdraws From (RNC) Chairman Race

Sewage yields more gold than top mines

Russia's S7 cancels Boeing order

Somali pirates thwart navy, hijack another tanker

(Mike) Duncan withdraws as RNC chairman

Secret Israeli database reveals full extent of illegal settlement

Father stabbed to death in front of daughter on his way to visit newborn

McCaskill offers plan to limit executive pay

McConnell: GOP Becoming 'Regional Party'

Venezuela's Citgo Resumes Heating Oil Donations

Federal regulators shut MagnetBank in Utah (#4 this year)

Former Pres. (George H.W.) Bush Writes Coleman to Offer Support

AP Exclusive: Bad peanuts found before outbreak

Intercepting fish cause of economic distress

Alaskans brace for Redoubt Volcano eruption

NBC rejects anti-abortion Super Bowl ad

Criminal Investigation Launched in Salmonella Outbreak

Bush lawyer directs Rove not to talk to Congress—once again

Malaysia says 1.8 million-year-old axes unearthed

Gordon Brown warns countries against protectionism

Exxon Mobil shatters US record for annual profit

Barack Obama welcomes union leaders to the White House (Reverse Bush’s Labor Policies )

Clinton Lawyer On Bush's Exec Privilege Claim: "There's Only One President At A Time"

AP Exclusive: Peanuts tainted with metal fragments

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday January 30

Attorneys: Bush officials knew of S.C. torture

Job cuts exceed 100,000 for the week

Army Suicides At Record High, Passing Civilians

Cuomo eyes return of $4 billion in early Merrill bonuses

Verizon Could Get $1.6 Billion in Senate Stimulus Plan

Airlines Report ‘Shocking’ Plunge In Traffic

Judd Gregg: Commerce Secretary?

Aide who slammed Clinton to join Obama team(Samantha Power)

Michael Steele next RNC chairman

Giuliani: Fat cat bonuses help keep NYC afloat

Ailing Castro throws first punch at Obama

Obama selects Pastor, 26, to Head Faith Office

Release of Colombian hostages set for weekend

DEA quits Bolivia on Morales' order

Smithsonian asks for Aretha's hat. Yes, *that* hat

Homelessness surges as funding falters

Military Commissions Must Obey President’s Directive, Official Says

Security Around Obama Alarms Some VIP Donors

Angry senator wants pay cap on Wall Street 'idiots'

Sen. Jeff Sessions "infrastructure spending does not work. History proves that.

‘Shoe monument’ in Iraq taken down one day after it was unveiled

Former USS Cole commander slams Obama on Guantanamo

State Department To Blackwater: You're Fired, Leave Iraq by May

Feds allege plot to destroy Fannie Mae data

Scout councils defend logging of their lands

The John Conyers-Karl Rove showdown has been delayed.

9/11 Lessons From Star Trek

Malvina Reynolds - The Little Red Hen


Social Forum Mundial 2009 Opening Parade

Blagojevich Reacts To Being Removed

Worldwide Economic Riots

Iceland Revolution Update

Crowds riot in striking France

IMF Global economy grinding to standstill into big depression


President Obama Signs Equal-pay Bill Into Law

PBS News Hour: U.S. Military Suicide Rate Highest Levels Ever Recorded

Barack Obama's Motorcade travelling between Presidential Inaugural Balls

Raw Video: Blagojevich Out; Quinn In

'Oath of Office' by Roy Zimmerman

Obama slams Wall Street bonuses

He's BAAAAACK...Junior & Pickles attend basketball game in Waco

Getting More Infrastructure into the Economic Stimulus Package (Part 1 of 2)

Getting More Infrastructure into the Economic Stimulus Package (Part 2 of 2)

Red State Update: Obama's Stimulus Package

2 VIDEOS of Rush Limbaugh's old TV show (1:32 and 1:42)

Bring the Young Turks channel back!!!

Rush Limbaugh engages an ill informed liberal caller.

Frank Caliendo impersonates Rush Limbaugh

Limbaugh: America's #1 Liar & Hypocrite! CNBC Host Calls Out Rush during Phone Interview

Beauty of Iceland

AL GORE (1 of 15) SENATE TESTIMONY 1/28/09

Break Room Live: Gingrey to Rush Limbaugh: A Republican Stimulus


Massive protests across France

Turkish PM walks out on Israeli President after denial of response

Davos 2009 - the meeting the Turkish Prime Minister walked out of

Tony Blair at Davos, Turkish Prime Minister walking out was 'inevitable'

O'Reilly Offers to Hide Rove from Conyers

McCain To Obama: Leave Limbaugh Alone!»

Vice President Joe Biden and the Middle Class Task Force

Turkey's Prime Minister given a hero's welcome on his return to Istanbul

Glenn Beck reminds me of a wacky drunken neighbor

Attacks into Pakistan Continued By The Obama Administration - Democracy Now

Blagojevich Translated for the Politcally Impaired

Jet Li Joins Davos debate

Where is Osama? -Saudi Prince interview

Bush Honored in Tikrit, Saddam’s Hometown, with Statue

"U.S. Nuclear Detection and Counterterrorism, 1998-2009" National Security Archive Electronic

" ... The Maplewood 171 dispute is now history ...

Friendly Coleman Witness: They Cherry-Picked Me (TPM)

Haitian Senate candidate a wanted man (Miami Herald)

Saved by the Bureaucrats

Pet “Value” Returns After Being Missing for Eight Years!

What is this New World Order thing?

Health Care NOW. (Paul Krugman)

The Throne Amidst the Ruins

TYT: Is Dick Armey Stuck In 1955?

Kevin Rudd's plan to rescue capitalism

What Would Molly Think?

George Bush’s Gift To The World: The End of American Imperialism

Forget Judd Gregg, Obama to Put Entire House GOP in the Cabinet

Roubini Sees Global Gloom After Davos Vindication

Blagojevich's 'Otter' Defense in Animal House: A 'Blotter' On Our Society

Obama's busy, bold first 10 days in office could rival Roosevelt's pace

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Oh) on Buy American provisions in Federal Law and the Economic Stimulus Bill

What A Difference Ten Days Make

Some Silicon Valley companies having second thoughts on outsourcing

‘Americans first’ shadow on H-1B route

Countdown with Keith Olbermann: Karl Rove Says He Will Not Show Up For Congressional Subpoena

Maddow Show - Isikoff - Investigative reporter (?) - Rove and Executive privilege

Next Right Winger Conspiracy Theory: Obama’s Hitler Oath

George Soros : The game changer

Women Are Not “Pork”

Davos Delegates in ‘Denial’ as $25 Trillion of Wealth Vanishes

Is Rush Limgaugh the de facto leader of the GOP?

Joe Biden, USATODAY: Time to put middle class front and center

Former President Jimmy Carter supports a New 9/11 Investigation

Army: Body armor safe for soldiers in combat

Army IDs soldier found dead in Hood barracks

Soldier dead from gunshot at Hood ID’d

3 political candidates slain in Iraq

Ind. Guard to send about 130 soldiers to Iraq

Blackwater: We will leave if U.S. orders it

New Orleans will not ask to extend Guard stay

About 200 Ind. Guardsmen to go to Afghanistan

Guardsman sues employer over promotion

Judge rejects Obama bid to stall Gitmo trial

Senator wants substance-abuse program review

Sailor arrested in baby’s death

4-star sees difficulties in closing Gitmo

2 sailors sentenced for ship-board child porn

Lockheed over budget on presidential chopper

Somali pirates hijack German gas tanker

Senate puts Filipino vet pensions in stimulus

Honolulu lawmakers join fight for Peralta MoH

Lejeune range cleanup prompts explosion warning

Funding spat stalls military eye injury center

Trainees take on the BEAST

Synthetic fuel plant at Malmstrom nixed

TYT: Alberto Gonzales can't find a job

Court case to decide future for Luke AFB

Pilots, jets to return to S.C. base from Iraq

Iraqis to lead vote security, but Americans will be nearby

Plenty of HiB vaccine on Okinawa, Japan

Military pulls peanut products from rations

Azores gas prices fall; Europe sees small drop

Chopper crash victims ID’d

In Diyala, authorities upbeat about security, yet not sure who’ll vote

3,000 detainees in U.S. custody vote in Iraq

Democracy’s proving ground

Officials to discuss troop realignment

Captain guilty of wrongful sexual contact

Bar ban brings call to talk

Probe of Laurean rape investigation halted

Hospital set to cope with deployments

Gitmo Judge Bucks WH Bid to Stall Trial

US Mulls DoD Aid to Mexico in Drug War

Homeless Vets Buried With Honors

Paratrooper Dies After Accident

DoD Buzz: Obama’s Afghanistan Strategy Likely to Ditch Karzai, Focus on Local Governance

Relatives of 2 who died at Gitmo sue Pentagon

Campus turbine gives Hood River teens the (wind) power

Nuclear Fusion-Fission Hybrid Could Destroy Nuclear Waste And Contribute to Carbon-Free Energy Futur

Geothermal Market Update: Steady Growth in 2009

Convince me that chemtrails exist and are harmful

Human Sewage to Power Buses in Norway

KMA signs US$600 mln polysilicon deal with Hyundai Heavy

Suzlon Plans 1500-MW of Wind in Gujarat (India)

Pole-to-pole flight finds CO2 piling up over Arctic - Reuters

Peak oil notes - Jan 29

ODAC Newsletter - 30 Jan

Newark, Delaware Tests Vehicle-to-Grid Technology

North American Trees Dying Twice as Fast

Air Force drops plan to make fuel from coal in Montana - McClatchy

Exxon Profit Down 33% as Prices Fall

Serotonin linked to locust swarming

NATO summit: thawing Arctic could spark confrontation over energy reserves

The Amazing Story Behind the Global Warming Scam

Mexico City Begins Short-Term Water Rationing - Will Return Until Rainy Season Starts - LA Times

Hawaiian GHG Emissions Up 23% From 1990 To 2005 - U. Hawaii Study

UK Global Wild Seed Bank Project Hurt By Econ Crisis, Diversion Of Funding To 2012 Olympics

Alpine, Andean Glaciers Shrink For 18th Straight Year @ Double Rate Of Late 1990s - Bloomberg

Heat Records Falling Across SE Australia As Train Tracks Buckle, Spot Power Failures Grow

Malaysian Dengue Outbreak Worst Ever - 14 Dead, 5,062 Confirmed Cases So Far In 2009 - AFP

Yemen's Main Oil Pipeline Blown Up: Exports Unaffected So Far - Rigzone/DPA

San Jose, Tesla Suffer Huge Setback Over Stalled Plant

Wind Turbine Unveiled in Downtown Reno (NV)

Turds, Condoms Piling Up On Bonnie Banks Of Loch Lomond, Thanks To Exclusive Resort's Waste Dumping

Snow study shows California faces historic drought - Reuters

Virgin rainforest targeted for oil & gas drilling - The New Scientist - i.e. Land Use changes for

Toon: Bush Science Advisors

Review of Searchinger's Land Use CHanges article - devastating criticism by Bruce Dale professor of

studies on Land Use changes caused by oil and gas exploration (links)

Rising Acidity Threatens Oceans - “Severe damages are imminent”

Former EPA chief will orchestrate Obama's efforts to achieve his ambitious goals on energy.

Climate Change Could Drain Great Lakes

Whaling: Iceland fish boycott calls grow

Will US follow Maryland's green lead?

NRC: Pa. nuclear plant workers fear retaliation

Reality Check: Volkswagen made a 50 mpg car almost 20 years ago!

New Jungles Prompt a Debate on Rain Forests

Japan to send armed ships to defend their own plundering Somalia Coasts - Sea Shepherd Commentary






SEIU President Andrew Stern Undermines Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)

Today in labor history Jan 30 (ILO) - watchdog for workers' rights across the globe - was founded

Workers Who Speak Out

Detroit area electricians protest job cuts

Middle class task force

Are unions getting the backseat?

Two workers killed in Venezuela, while defending the occupied Mitsubitshi factory

Super Bowl Halftime Sponsor Bridgestone Firestone Continues to Exploit Workers in Liberia

President signs orders he says should 'level the playing field for unions

Governments face protests over downturn

Bailout Rate of Return: -1,096%

The Moral Hazard of the “Bad Bank”

Lookout Iceland here comes France! French demonstration: Sarkozy vs the street

Six held in Spain in Aim inquiry

Irish Debt Outlook Cut to ‘Negative’ at Moody’s

U.S. Economy Shrank 3.8% in Fourth Quarter, Most Since 1982

KKR’s Kravis Says Buyout Firms Face More Regulation

Swedbank Sees Deeper Baltic Slump, Risk of Deflation

Senators Bid to Regulate Hedge Funds

Barricks Gold excluded from Norway SWF for ethical reasons!

Dr. Housing Bubble 01/30/09

Should a person try to keep making house payments...

Baltic Dry Index is up slightly...but down 93% for the year.

Caveat emptor - "Strange Occurrances, and a Story about Naked Short Selling

Ex-Merrill Executives Got Burned by Madoff

supply side...Supply Side...SUPPLY SIDE!

What will happen to court-ordered support in this economy?

Explain how this could happen to a mortgage?

Global Worries Over U.S. Stimulus Spending

my letter to Sen Hagan re helping self-employed in Stimulus package; k&r if you agree

Record Number get Jobless benefits - USA Today (..or scenes from the Republican Dystopia)_JW

VEN Students and Security Forces Clash Violently as Ref. Debate Intensifies

Relatives of 31 Colombian detainees say they are not paramilitaries

I'm having my (2nd) nightly cocktail.... And I dedicate it to Racaulk!

Venezuelan defiance to rights treaty could set precedent

Call Obama about this.

Colombia's Constitutional Court grants gay couples full equal rights

Vt. judge refuses to limit child visitation in lesbian custody case

Judge: Anti-Gay Marriage Donors Must Be Public

Hey meegbear! I Made Something For You!

A personal question aimed mostly at the GB men here, although I'll take advice from the other LBT

I reserved my Leviticus 2010 Referendum at the Madison Farmers Market today!

It's only a two minute prayer -- lighten up

Crushing end to dreams

Israeli Military Allows West Bank Settlements To Grow

Gaza victims describe being used as human shields by Hamas

First evidence of damage to Gaza’s cultural sites emerges

Controversial Bestseller Shakes the Foundation of the Israeli State

Mitchell to Meet Netanyahu Friday; Won't Go to Gaza

Dennis Ross Chairmanship of Israeli Government Funded Think Tank Could Torpedo Iran Envoy Job

Turkish PM given hero's welcome

Erdogan hailed after Davos walkout

Controversial scholar slams Israeli 'massacre' of Gaza civilians

U.S. envoy Mitchell set to return to Israel after general election

Israel plans more pinpoint strikes against Hamas in Gaza

The Middle East needs a new vision

Dozens believed dead in reprisal attacks as Hamas retakes control

Fuelling the Cycle of Hate

Anti-Israel Occupation Groups Unite

Blockade Thwarts Postwar Building Boom In Gaza

How IDF legal experts legitimized strikes involving Gaza civilians

I have nothing but contempt for people who steal other people's property

Netanyahu: I'm not bound by Olmert pledges,

For first time, U.S. professors call for academic and cultural boycott of Israel

The white flags of Gaza

9/11 Lessons From Star Trek

Spanish FM: We'll act to prevent war crimes probes against Israel

Hamas dispenses politics along with aid to Gazans

Pro-Israel media: Bloggers join media war

US puts up $20 million for Gaza relief

Israeli Apartheid Week 2009 May Be Coming To A Campus Near You

Cyprus: Suspected Iran arms ship violates UN resolutions

Obama supports Israeli 'genocide': Castro

What team was the Nuggets playing last night? >>

Wow--- A thread locked in the Sports Fourm...

Cboy linked to locked thread

Hamas wants new leadership for Palestinians

Sen. Klobuchar watching Super Bowl with the Obamas

And you thought that the college football season was over. It's Texas vs. The United States!

Maholm, Pirates agree to three-year, $14.5 million contract

Despite devastating Ice Storm, SEC basketball goes on

Israel Has Fewer Friends Than Ever, Even In America

Secret Israeli database reveals full extent of illegal settlement

Carter says Hamas must be included

MS Stem Cell Treatment "Success"

US Senator Gillibrand (D-NY) Supporter of Vaccine-Autism Research

American Chronicle: "Pharma + Professional Persecution = Profits!"

Support the "FDA 9" Dissident Scientists

HuffPo: "Big Pharma Wont Police Itself" - 8 Years Without Oversight Puts Lives at Risk

Put your money where your mouth is

RFK Jr: Bush "deadenders" blocking Govt Funded Autism Research

Health Care Now - Krugman

Three things that I suggest everyone here consider.

I may have saved my own life

FBI: Burgeoning gangs behind up to 80% of U.S. crime...

gettin' a red eye

The National Wildlife Photo Contest

Possum nests, crescent Moon, Venus and an airliner..

Three pics from last year I'd forgotten about...

Haven't posted here in a while -- San Francisco trip pics (40+)


Last night

I'm thinking of taking the LOA to another level.

Any psychic hits on this?

Actually checking in to post this:

Radical Forgiveness

Silbury Hill mystery soon to be resolved

Gold rush: The battle over sunken treasure

Toon: Bush Science Advisors

Vegetarian delight for dinner tonight.

Sparkly's Inspiration

PNG cult leader absolved of sin

Really good breakfast from Martha Stewart

Potato/venison stew?

National Haunted Service: exorcist summoned after spook scares staff at Derby Royal Hospital

Tuna Steaks tonight

I'm lazy

Free recipe management software

Superbowl Menus...Whatchya havin' for the big game?

Priests' Comments on Jews, Muslims Embarrass Pope

Hold a good thought for Fiona today.


Black Op Radio

Question please. If I ask some of my questions in other forums they

Convince me that chemtrails exist and are harmful

What is this New World Order thing?

Conspiracy theorists proven right about FEMA camp plans

KBH dumb as doorknobs: Doesn't know Texas would receive $16 Billion on Stimulus Money

Springsteen calls Wal-Mart CD deal a mistake...

My computer reboots itself....and I'm not smart enough to figure out why!

Is there a way?

Wireless help. WEP

Kerry in Davos, talking Mideast peace. C-span2, Fri, 8:15am

Kerry against bad assets bill + Kerry on MTP Sunday

Six-year-olds fingerprinted by Britain

This lobbying scandal confirms it. The dying days of Labour are upon us

Father stabbed to death in front of daughter on his way to visit newborn