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Archives: August 22, 2009

Australia: Aboriginal residents of Ampilatwatja walk out over housing conditions

For comparison - here is one of the plans your Senator can buy:

A jobless recovery is not. It is good news only for the investor class

A jobless recovery is not. It is good news only for the investor class

One Term Presidents

Afghan Vote Results Delayed (Until Tuesday)

Afghan Vote Results Delayed (Until Tuesday)

KO is replaying his Nexus of Terror

Black Site in Lithuania? CIA Accused of Third Torture Prison in Europe

Black Site in Lithuania? CIA Accused of Third Torture Prison in Europe

Government run insurance programs - going where private insurance can't or won't:

Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

Let's play a Lightening Round of the game "Critical Thinking".

Pretend 'billionaires' to counter Tea Party crowd outside McCaskill's office

The gang of six outsouced policy that they should not get

Mike Enzi- 189,046 votes '08 (Obama's "partner") says cap & trade..a ponzi scheme


Well From Granddaughter to Grandma in one week

A-List Stars Flailing at the Box Office

KO just said that Betsy McCaughey was fired

Banker who tipped feds to UBS tax scam gets prison time

Obama May Give Up Effort to Reach Health Deal With Republicans

AFSCME ad: Nurses Urge Support for Obama and Health Care Reform

Breaking on Rachel - Obama to release CIA Conducted

Jon Stewart is really smart but he missed 2 key points with the Death Panel Lady

AZ Assault Rifle-Wielding Man And Gun-Toter In NH Belong To Same Right-Wing Group

Can someone post the MSNBC online tv link?

Health care in Canada/US petition.

Senate Negotiators Aim to Cut Costs in Health Bill

If low and middle-class American's want to truly be

Michael Moore's "Capitalism: A Love Story" trailer up and running

Former Dick Armey aide indicted for helping Jack Abramoff

Interesting fact!

Blackwater Disclosure Adds to CIA Worries

Did anyone else catch Mario Cuomo on Carlos Watson's MSNBC 11 to noon stint?

Rep. Nadler (D): Obama Violating Law By Not Investigating Bush

Wheee! McLaughlin Group on now here! How bad are the Dems tonight? nt

I'm A Liberal, and Here's What I Want From My Government

I'm A Liberal, and Here's What I Want From My Government

The Horrible Things That Gay Marriage Will Do - The Daily Dish

Digby: As Obama's Popularity Dwindles Among His Supporters, Media Gets The Reason Exactly Wrong

Send In the Clowns: 3 Stooges, Gingrich, Sharpton & Duncan Hit the Road For Corporate “School Reform

the health care and wait time thing

Mandatory Friday Malloy Truthseekers check in!! TGIF!!

US workplace suicides jump 28 percent

Congressional Oath of Office

Don't forget Bill Moyers tonight......."Critical Condition"

Bill Maher's guests this week:

Claiming a better right?

Montana REPUBLICANS Love Max Baucus

whatever happened to Oily Tartz?


Newsweek: Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions - harrowing new details to come.

Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

A quote from Tommy Douglas, father of Canada's single-payer, about Liberals that befits our Dems too

Doesn't gov't funded healthcare HELP business both large and small?

Independent Women's Forum: "Government control of health care here...

Chuck Todd claims public option

Mother Nature upstages the Red Arrows demonstration team (pics)

A wise rabbi once said:

Heads Up: Larisa Alexandrovna On Mike Malloy Tonight Discussing Rove & His Pathetic Op/Ed

Too Little, Too Late From Powell, Ashcroft and Ridge

nd now some good news: ELCA reverses ban on noncelibate GLBT clergy!

If you need a star...

Obama-Care Chain mail - Debunked

On Obama and the polls

Watching Chuck Todd, I get the feeling he thinks he's the center of the universe

Watching Chuck Todd, I get the feeling he thinks he's the center of the universe

Politico: The argument that healthcare is a moral responsibility was discredited in the 90s!

Judge calls SD anti-choice law "untruthful and misleading" is on the health insurance issue!

Freepers react to CIA mock executions

Francis Collins! (Bill Maher spoiler)

Liberals are such a small part of the Democratic Party, they are not worth discussing...

Liberals are such a small part of the Democratic Party, they are not worth discussing...

Why did Charlie Christ pray hurricanes into Orlando in 2004?

Venezuela Retail Sales Will Grow over the Next Four Years

As worlock is to witch, what is the masculine version of "fairy"?

Double-Down on decadence

What's Your Opinion on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act?

LOL given the religion discussions here on DU this light hearted photo should crack you up

"I was so shocked I nearly dropped the bible I was using

Louisiana Dems file ethics complaint against Sen. David Vitter (R-La.)

Money, Obama and Red State Dems

Anyone here from near Lordstown, Oh? (Cobalt country)

Michael Moore's new film to headline the Toronto International Film Festival

Will Glenn Beck be back on air after his from his forced vacation from Fox News?

Do you resemble your mom or dad?

Mock executions - a common theme in America's war on terror

Note to Congress about those "angry town halls"

Have you every helped someone and it backfired on you?

Have you every helped someone and it backfired on you?

If Security Level ORANGE Was A Political Ploy

"Capitalism: A Love Story" - the new trailer

The GOP and a disinformation jihad

ok im in the final nine

A message to anti-public option Senators and Blue Dogs.

Why dont Dems itemize the crazy prices on hospital bills... 40 bucks per aspirin, on and on!

Cash for Shanties

Montanans Not Backing Baucus' Work On Health Care

Senators and Congresspersons who vote against single payer LOSE their own single payer healthcare

Police blotter: Dragonfly shooter shoots friend

Why is the battle for greed winning over the battle for USA?

Matthew Rothschild: More Military Intrusion Into Law Enforcement

Indybay Journalist Boston Woodard in “The Hole” for Writing on Prison Conditions (but who cares ?)

Is the threat of torture illegal, even if physical torture doesn't occur? See the answer here

MarketWatch: Big Texas bank, 3 more fail

Obama's drug czar blames hot weather for medical marijuana lie

I support President Obama 100% but my major concern is....

Iran: Reliable Source in Case Green Brief is Missing

Can DU break Grassley? Let Iowa know what you think of his politics.

When will conservatives give up their Medicare...

Custom Banners/Signs delivered by 9-10-09

What is a "Telephone Town Hall Meeting?" Email I received from John Linder (GA)

While advocating bipartisanship, Baucus admits GOP leadership is trying to ‘kill’ health care reform

universal're either for the people or against them

9/11 FEMA videographer at Ground Zero goes public

Driver stops cop, hands over vodka

dup del

U.S. Still Using Security Firm It Broke With....blackwater

Where do you live?

Beck Boycott (Clorox)

Sebelius now states Public Option Obama goal

Sebelius now states Public Option Obama goal

Terror from the Right: 75 Plots, Conspiracies and Racist Rampages Since Oklahoma City

Healthcare Reform. Waiting for the 2.77% option

Coup Catalyzes Honduran Women's Movement

We have a President that won an election against all odds

President Obama needs to tell the truth.

Time to nuke the Republican party

How's Leno on Maher tonight?

Netroots for Healthcare Rally Report: 14 Days To Go!

Gathering for protests or just want timely slogan t-shirts? STUPID.....

some time ago I recc. buying stock in pipe companies - re:

Check out the right wing nut at a town hall meeting LOL

I wish the TV talking heads spent half as much on investigative reporting as they do on makeup.

What's with all these "unemployment in X state went up in July" news reports?

Live blogging from the KS 3rd District Health Care Rally

If you ever feel discouraged

Media dismissed bu$h* terror alert skeptics as paranoid conspiracy theorists

Bringing the Sacred to Activism: Networks of Grace

Evidence Republicans DO UNDERSTAND Health Care Reform...

Chuck “snake in the” Grassley

Chuck “snake in the” Grassley

The unemployment rate of all the States for July 2009

Puzzle me this about mal practice and health care costs

Poll Shows Polls, Coverage of Polls Nation’s Worst Problems

The games the media plays - Juan (Faux) Williams with Scott Simon on NPR this AM...

Friday night trivia question, re: John Negroponte.

Corzine, Dems voice concerns on Christie loan

The back to school tax free weekend is going on here in Texas. Why

Here's a poll for you!

Fox News: Tom Ridge? Never Heard of Him

What gives? Two calls in two days asking for money for the Democrats?

Republicans Say Democrats Are Censoring More GOP Mail

Kyl: "I Don't Think A Single Republican" Will Support Health Care Reform

Kyl: "I Don't Think A Single Republican" Will Support Health Care Reform

Joe Scarborough Wasn't Shocked or Awed by Single-Payer Logic

BlueDogs, Liberals, President Obama - Forget Bipartisanship. Americans Want A Public Option

OK DU'ers, help me out. An editor of our newspaper said

Freed for Oil-Lockerbie Quid Pro Quo?

Oklahoma City police officers face charge in drive-by shooting

The Senate Finance Committee Gang Of Six - The Real Death Panel.........

Do progressives have a voice in Washington politics?

World Economy Emerging From Worst Recession Since World War II

Texas to revise history textbooks: liberals out, Limbaugh and Gingrich in

Poll: Baucus’ work on health care lacks strong support in Montana.

The Jokes On You Tom Delay

Been a couple of weeks since DemoTex checked in...

Here is a day-dream that would terrify the Right Wing Zealots

It smells like doo doo in San Francisco

Equal Scrutiny?

Joe Klein calls Glen Greenwald a "crazy, civil libertarian absolutist"

GE/NBC/MSNBC better lock up Rachel Maddow's contract

SPLAT! Goes Hannity!

Betsy McCaughey was arguably instrumental in killing Clinton's health care reform efforts in 1993.


California GOP may restrict primary to party members (just say NO to decline-to-state voters)

United We Stand, Divided Wee Wee Fall

House Preparing Impeachment Charges Against Sanford

Betsy McCaughey Ross Has Always Been Nuts

Betsy McCaughey Ross Has Always Been Nuts

DUer LTTE writers, PM me to get your LTTE guaranteed puiblished...

Martha Rosenberg: Remembering Woodstock's Women Musicians -- Both of Them


There's a lot more wrong with the HC ins. business than

Texas to revise history textbooks: liberals out, Limbaugh and Gingrich in.


I just sent this email to the White House

Quick....time to overwhelm Fox with e-mails

I knew that Hannity's demise on the donation board should sound like a zit

I don't support the Hurricane Bill.

Gov. Mark Sanford has not decided ????

healthcare signs


john stossel Featured In Wannabe "Town Hall Meeting" In Wisconsin With criminal repuke group

Lutheran Group Votes To Allow Gay Members To Serve As Clergy

Obama takes the GOP more seriously than "the left"? (WP)

Study Finds That Online Education Beats the Classroom

terence mckenna speaks: "Ozzie and Harriet Soylent Green "

I just bought copies of a book that has me as an author

TRAILER: Michael Moore's 'Capitalism: A Love Story'



Jeremy Scahill is kicking butt on Maher tonight about Black Water.

The Democratic Senatorial Committee just called for money and she said

The Drug War - Video

Joey Scab, on MTP tomorrow. I'm not watching until Rachel comes back. Let the

Blackwater - CIA cooperation deeper than previously known (DER SPIEGEL)

Live blogging from the KS 3rd District Health Care Rally

Maine’s Small Businesses Tell Sen. Snowe They Oppose Mandates Without a Public Option

FLOOZY awards for unintentionally humorous Freepers? Like the Moran pic and...

What slogan will Obama use in 2012?

Betsy McCaughey's lies

Charities Hurt by Madoff May Have To Return Funds

Has the frantic, anxiety-ridden panic of the RW spread to the Left? It feels like it.

Jon Stewart Is A Death Panel Of One

change~Pentagon Shift Gives Names of Detainees to Red Cross

WTF? A sticky saying 9/11 was an inside job and playing an image of WTC 7 imploding ...

Let's Put A Tough Democrat In The White House: Swap Weiner For Emanuel

MSNBC still treating Republican lies like the other side of the story.

Since Baucus is the Emperor of Reform, let's just stop arguing and adopt his original plan

When a senior White House adviser blames the left for bringing up the public option

Imagine for a minute that the USA had no deficit.

NBC got it wrong - They should have named David Gregory anchor for Nightly News

Georgia Lawmaker WantsTo End Birthright Citizenship for Anchor Babies

Prediction - Health Insurance Reform won't play a big role in the 2012 elections

Private insurance companies have monopoly-like control in many areas across the US

I met a health care hypocrite at a party last night.

TEARS - he is only worth $4 million now

Chronic drunks' treatment costs S.F. big bucks

Man Armed With Cookie Attempts Tulsa Bank Robbery

Is this a new freeperism or an old one: "You must PERSERVER"

Neb. Man Steals Virgin Mary Painting For Abortion (for a teen he raped)

N.Y.State Slaps Dr. Do-Good

Why the Gang of Six is Deciding Health Care for Three Hundred Million of Us

Healthcare Town Hall with Martin Heinrich in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Right to work foundation?

Redbugs! Chiggers! Global warming!

Finally: Lt. William Calley admits role/apologizes for My Lai massacre

Highlights from OFA's National Health Care Forum

Robot Cats Purrrrfect for Elderly

Photo from Bermuda: "...holdin' hands meant somethin' baby..."

Obama Admin. Projects 9 trillion dollar deficit increase over the next 10 years.

A suggestion for a provision to enhance the "Public Option"

If you ran MSNBC

The devil made me do it

No public option='industry...windfall without...countervailing force to...lower their costs'

Wally Herger needs to get shanked

Just returned from Ted Poe's "Healthcare Town Hall" held in a funeral home. Help review video!

NYT: Could Afghanistan Become Obama’s Vietman?

Some Dealers Stop Taking 'Clunkers'

I told my Mom and Husband, today, "I hope the 47 plus million of us get the public,...

An Open Letter To Our Enemies:

Town Halls almost done, Tea Parties gearing up. Why not go to one?

Obama, Kennedy bond despite differences

Was Oil Part of a Deal for the Lockerbie Bomber?


The German Propaganda films in Inglourious Basterds, interesting that Tarantino focused on that

Former New Mexico Secretary of State Indicted on 50 Counts

Health Care Rally Today, Saint Paul, Minnesota (Photos)

for our Canadian friends. Watch to the end.

for our Canadian friends. Watch to the end.

"Cash for Clunkers" trouble spells potential DOOM for Healthcare reform.

Highway to Health Care. Get on the bus! (AFSCME)

When Cash for Clunkers is over .... I'm thinking car sales will far worse than they were before.

Death Panel Creator's Job Euthanized

Why is US still dealing with Blackwater?

DU Just Past Freeperville in it's Fundraiser... FROM LAST QUARTER

GM: New Chevy Volt Gets 230 MPG (In test drive from top of Pike’s Peak to Denver.)

Ode to the Gang of Six

Does God answer your prayers? Cause He sure answered Charlie Crist's prayers?

CNBC Anchor Editorializes In Favor of Off-Shore Tax Havens

How would life be if we used the "medical insurance" method for other necessities?

How would life be if we used the "medical insurance" method for other necessities?

Should we laugh or cry over this?

Blackwater Accused of Creating 'Killing Program': Cheney asked CIA not to disclose to US Congress

Idiot threatens to sue over a friend letting employees voluntarily work on labor day weekend

The US War against Iraq - The Destruction of a Civilization

HELP! my brother did cash-for-clunkers and now the dealer wants more money.HELP!

LMAO - "Thank-You, Fox News", well, laughing with a little bit of vomit in my mouth

if you can, please donate to DU.

Tampa Counter Protest To Anti-Health Reform Nuts @ Congresswoman Kathy Castor's Office 11:00AM Today

I was just watching CNN money and they were complaining about how un-bipartisan Obama is.

Met my first real life BIRTHER today.

Bill Moyers "Critical Condition" watch online (link)

How Long Will Obama be on Vacation?


It makes no sense for any health plan to not pay 100% of the cost of an abortion

Betsy McCaughey and Sarah Palin share more than a record of outrageous health care statements

Betsy McCaughey and Sarah Palin share more than a record of outrageous health care statements

Waxman insurance probe began in July

FAUX NEWS most popular in the South

Poll: Americans losing Confidence in Obama

Matt Taibbi Strikes Again: Our Government Blows.

President Hannity? Talker drops hint

President Hannity? Talker drops hint

Who Could Have Guessed? Montana Voters Are Turning on Max Baucus

Health plan will prohibit abortions , but what about the famous D & C?

Why isn't dental and vision included in any of the healthcare bills?!

The Patriot Act MUST be Repealed

Obama Is Getting Tired Of Waiting, Losing Patience

Cheap Shoes

Ebert: I cannot enjoy health coverage and turn to my neighbor and tell him he doesn't deserve it.

The Last Empire: What is Left? by John Pilger

two dead dogs in a week

Fox News Poll Results

Fox News Poll Results

27 insurance premium DECREASE in Texas? Anyone know where Linder's pulled this number?

27 insurance premium DECREASE in Texas? Anyone know where Linder's pulled this number?

Competition Lacking Among Private Health Insurers

Freepers call for someone COMPETANT to find Obama's Kenyan bc

AP: Dallas police pioneering new photo lineup approach

to you're right

About the 17 year old Brazilian girl who killed 30. For some perspective, see the movie "Pixote"

Blackwater 'hired to transfer detainees'

A response to Whole Food Market's CEO Mackey op-ed from WFM co-founder Renee Lawson Hardy

Two teens charged with gay boy beating

LOL I just found this great bumpersticker to go with the one currently voted up the front page

AP - "Competition lacking among private health insurers" - So Much For GOP Free Market Argument!

Without job gains

Our health care reform rally today at our Dem Congressman's office - lots of pictures

Just found out about this song!

"Mad as Hell Doctors" hit the road for Single-Payer

Ten days left to buy traditional lightbulbs: EU


Frank Rich: What The Right Fears Is the Erosion Of Its Social Position & Collapse Of Its Power

Inexpensive do-good doctor being pressured by NY Insurance board to stop what he's doing

Thoughts on how a "Conscience Clause" will affect the rights of women and others to medical care.

Exclusive Interview with FBI Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds

Should we continue to use the services of Blackwater?

Should we continue to use the services of Blackwater?

Y'all seen this?? More about Sanford - another cover-up?

SciFi fans....

Academic" Salaries. This is what's wrong with education.

i woul dnever ask anyone here for anything again if

So.. Clunker time is over.. now what?

OMG, What Have You People Done?

OK, DUers, it's crunch time. Less than a day left to reach our goal. Fund drive ends TONIGHT!

On obsesity and how things have changed

Why does it have to be mandatory?

Have you wondered why Plumbers and Electricians charge so much?

Just when all hope was lost....

Obama's eventual healthcare bill will satisfy few.

Krugman, in one phrase, nails it as to why Republican opposition to Obama is so fierce

Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin (Bill Maher spoiler)

Vitter: Destroying Canada's Prescription Drug System Will Lower Prices For Americans

"It's Time To Tell The Truth"- Dennis Kucinich

Obama's 3 Stooges (Gingrich, Sharpton & Duncan) for Corporate "School Reform"

NYC Man Accused of Killing/Torturing Girlfriend's Cats

Combative naked man prompts Southwest to return flight to Oakland

Nazis. A very moving post at The Mudflats.

NBC's Tim Russert was "Overweight" ..he died,yetCNN/ MSNBC/NBC is saying FAT PEOPLE are Problem?



Rebrand "public option"? Propose a new name, here.

Nazis: An incredibly powerful post from AKM at The Mudflats

A modest proposal: Start terminating treaties

DU troll says something that is accurate (FINALLY)

There's no free lunch.. there never will be.. Health care is going to cost money

I predict a great human renaissance in a few hundred years...

here's your chance to defend Obama's State Dept. continuing to employ Blackwater

So just how many times do we have to be right before people start listening?

Exclusive: Indicators mount that Monsanto will be anti-trust target - Stock Analysts takes note

Question about the foreclosure crisis: how did homeowners "take out" money

***BOYCOTT the Randi Rhodes show on Monday***

Why did Obama just extend a contract to Blackwater?

"Politicizing the Justice Department, Bush takes a page from his father" by Lucy Komisar

Eighteen Year Old Boy Dies After Jail House Beating by Sheriff’s Deputies

Eighteen Year Old Boy Dies After Jail House Beating by Sheriff’s Deputies

Good word or phrase to describe the Republican Party. Ossified is a good

The morality of killing the enemy: I saw Inglorious Basterds tonight...

How much do you pay in school fees?

No Side Effects So Far in Trial of Swine Flu Shot

The Splendid Blond Beast

8:00 on the east coast....

Rick Roll: The Literal Version

What the fuck...

Is it true that if you don't cough then you are not

Would you encourage your child to tell if a penguin was posting religious stickies in the nude?

Your assessment?

Which side? Let us settle this debate

Say Hey - I Love You!

Somebody just asked about my ding-a-ling!!!!!!!!!!! Somebody wants me, woohoo!!!!!!!!


DU cat lovers: Please help me--my cat Max has a huge blood blister on his right ear

Johnny Cash Souls Enters George Strait's Body

Who do you hate, even when you're drunk or high?

Now this is my kind of dorm!

And now for something

Usually...when I give

Group hug everybody?

I'll probably get another dose of Glenn Beck in the morning.

Who is worse...


Most likely to pop up in your nightmares: Morticia Addams, Lilly Munster, or Michele Bachmann?

What size of crayon box did you have on the first day of school?

avatar help needed/nevermind. i figured it out

In a couple of weeks. Me. Here:

Anyone familiar with unemployment extensions? virus.....

Are You Cool?

My neighbor has a raucous laugh that could be described as "a braying guffaw"

Your moment of zen

Need a gift for the man in your life? Voila! The Wonder Boner

Open the door and flies swarm in, shut the door and I'm sweatin' again.

Zombaritaville zombifies music lyrics.

Nick and Nora's infinate Playlist...

Total Eclipse of the Heart- the flow chart

I'm falling for someone who's moving across the country in two weeks.

The cheating thread makes my head hurt.

I bought $900 of meat and seafood today for $20...


Who needs a spider?

I hate Grover Cleveland.

Five perfectly stupid questions for the lounge

Friday night I'm going nowhere

Wow... Creative wake...

I'm all out of Purina Bachelor Chow. What should I do?

quick question -- how can I change the pic next to my username? I love Bettie Page, but I like Anne

This thread is TO the ANONYMOUS people that have given out stars to other DU'ers

A recap (blow-by-blow) of this week on DU

I really want to kick Glen Beck's ass, hope I can but if I miss, then DU

I have this nagging feeling that one of my co-workers hates me.

Papal experience?

I saw it move!

What's your favorite gum?

Space Chimps is a G - yet they got away with "is that a banana in your pocket?"

Whoever put up the "check out this art" stickie.....

*******HAPPY 56th BIRTHDAY to democrat in Tallahassee!!*******

*******HAPPY 57th BIRTHDAY to displacedtexan!!*******

*******HAPPY BIRTHDAY to cosmicdot!!*******

*******HAPPY 31st BIRTHDAY to johnnie!!*******

Congratulations Berry Cool! 30,000 posts!


*******HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDY to AirmensMom!!*******

There will be belated birthdays/anniversaries today. Yesterday, I was going to be

Yesterday I tried to retrieve a doughnut from its little glass cabinet with TONGS.

Was Haole Girl banned?!?!

Who makes the best donuts you've ever had?

Did you all see this? Kid parallel parking.

Did you all see this? Kid parallel parking.

Ever had a punk pissing match?

I just made my donation and Hannity was splattered.

I have discovered THE most grueling and punishing physical activity EVER...

6 year old boy offered honorary position as Director of Fun.

Who wants a free Radiohead song?

It has been raining here all day, it is two in the afternoon and I am

As worlock is to witch, what is the masculine version of "fairy"?

Find all the posts about people complaining about stickies they dont like

King Crimson

I finally got my stickies up. Can you guess which ones are mine?

Time for another fractal art lesson. Dial-up warning.

This happened to me yesterday

Did DU get smaller?

Just because we all need to see this again..

Do people die and then be not-dead? Like, famous people.

I have the perfect solution to the HC/I fight

a kid... a piano..and metallica

District 9 | Movie Reviews

*******HAPPY 68th BIRTHDAY to trof!!*******

The poll that could quite possibly be the most important poll in the Lounge ever

I just discovered my lips are aflame

Is this a poll?

The New York Mets are finally dead to me...

If you were offered 3 million dollars to leave your country

DU Song Of The Day

BurgerVille For Lunch

Today would have been Layne Staley's 42nd birthday.

Naked passenger arrested on U.S. flight

Just saw Inglourious Basterds and must say it was a FUN movie.

Any Worms on DU ?? Wormfest 2009 - Sept 18-20

Right-wing scare tactics they haven't tried yet, but you know they will

After aimlessly wandering the mall, I thought it fitting to buy the orginial Dawn of the Dead

The Dallas Cowboys officially play in the tackiest stadium in professional football

Here is a picture of the field in the new Dallas Cowboy Palace

It is what it is

Are the stickies moving left to right or right to left?

After a lot of back and forth, I am finally going Firefox full time

*******HAPPY BELATED 40th BIRTHDAY to HughBeaumont!!*******

Guess what this is a picture of

One of my cats just ratted out another

IF Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball were both alive today, would he FINALLY let Lucy be in the show?

"Tales From The Far Side"

I just sent DU 20 rolls of pennies, parcel post.

Toots, yeah...great guy and all...but those MAYTALS are friggin' WISEACRES.

I met Wednesday Addams and Cousin Itt today.

Do you resemble your mom or dad?

it smells like someone's been smoking pot in here

The 20 Best Zombie Movies Of All Time

Wedding gift ideas?

Earth Wind and Fire plus Chicago (the band) made for an AWESOME evening

Good news, my wife found another place to live.....

Is Early Times whiskey any good?

Just found another scan of me as a child. Don't laugh TOO much.

Has any DU'er been to Yosemite national park?

TATOO! ...Octomom gets a tattoo for all her kids - just like Angelina!

i make my move to NYC in 3 days

Mac PowerBook G4 question....

Do you work better individually or as part of a team?

I wish I had a nickel for every time California Peggy has typed "my dear".

Alice in Chains-Would? (live, acoustic)

Would you encourage your child to tell on a class mate who was choking?

There is a certain place in hell for certain people

Early Risers Are Mutants

My kitty just fell into the bathtub!

*******HAPPY BELATED 5th ANNIVERSARY to Habibi!!*******

Just got back from Boston(business ) , nice town

Hey, you guys know there is an awesome new site called "Democrat Underground"?

Post a pic of you & your SO (or Bestest Friend) together

Do you admire your posts?

Alan Rickman in a kilt

Willie Nelson - I Never Cared For You: Long Version

Why did I just see Billy Mays on TV trying to sell me superglue?

My release papers from Asperger's Penitentiary are coming slowly, but they're coming

I enjoyed Rick Wakeman's work in Yes, but he REALLY KICKED ASS AS "Hans" in the first "Die Hard."

Anyone have any experience with juicers?

My daughter is creating her own little socialist Lego town

I just discovered The Flaming Lips...

A facebook oooops!

I need vacation ideas

The Dance Of The Dragonflies- a true story

The History Channel's "Pawn Stars" show is growing on me, and I don't know how I feel about it.

Does anyone need a star?

whats the best dog or cat name you ever heard?

Report Reveals CIA Conducted Mock Executions

Guaranty Bank of Austin, 81st bank failure of '09

Former Voice of America Official Tied to Abramoff Indicted on Corruption Charges

Maddow Appearance Boosts 'Meet the Press' Ratings to Highest Point Since April

CIA Used Gun, Drill in Interrogation

In Ramadan, the best dates in Egypt are 'Obama'

Waxman insurance probe began in July

Waxman insurance probe began in July

VA workers given millions in bonuses as vets await checks

Obama May Give Up Effort to Reach Health Deal With Republicans

President Obama again tackles "myths" on healthcare reform

Competition lacking among private health insurers

Toomey, Sestak to face off at town hall-style meeting

Gov. David Paterson blames calls for him to step aside on race

Lebanese man is target of first rendition under Obama

'Real risk' of UK Afghan defeat

Diplomats on front line as Honduran crisis deepens

Taliban cut off fingers of 2 Afghan voters

Indian villagers riot over ban on stone-throwing festival

Rioting inmates set central Ky. prison ablaze

Kenyan stranding triggered by skin colour: Mohamud

FBI boss attacks Megrahi release

Jasmine Fiore identified by (serial number on) breast implants

Gov. Bobby Jindal, after high-profile criticism, says no to federal money for high-speed rail system

Baucus does not represent his state, say Montanans

Thousands demonstrate over Venezuela education law

Climate change doubles tundra plant life, boosting shrubs, grasses

NEA Attacks Administration's Education Reform Plan

Liberty & Tyranny

Obama sits down at the the table with Corporate America, gives them our public schools

It's time too support our president or admit defeat. Which is it?

Unemployment – Yes I bet 7.5% or lower by August 22, 2010

'I am my brother's keeper.' Discredited idea?

Health care should be as simple as this:

President Obama Is Making Great Progress On Healthcare Reform Compared To JFK/LBJ's Medicare Effort!

The Cost of Not Having a Public Option

Matt Taibbi -- Hillary obsessive? Rovian plant? Obama-hating asshole?

Free Republic says they want to see President Obama's Penis.

Have you guys seen this shit...its an "I'm sorry...." whiners fest..

"Obama May Abandon Effort to Reach Health Deal With Republicans"

Five Democrats stand in the way of including a public option in the Finance Committee bill

Getting in before the Sunday crowd

Which of these two statements do you prefer?

I am tired of hearing the MSM saying "Obama took on too much at one time."

'Time to nuke the Republican party' - Guardian (UK)

DeMint: Health Care Is a Privilege, Not a Right

Why have a few DU'ers in here typed that the right is "winning?"

Obama losing patience with Baucus

Tonight at dinner a friend suggested Obama is selling this health care thing all wrong.


Analysis by Charles Cook predicts Dem. loss of 6-12 House seats in 2010 (possibly more)

So while Matt Taibbi is slamming those fighting for a public option, he is defending Wyden's plan?

Get A Life, America

CNN Story - Example Of Corporate Media's Promulgation of False Equivalency - Raises "Death Panels"

Remember the CON claim that "Obama's gonna start a CIVILIAN NAT'L SECURITY FORCE!"

Healthcare Reform Too Expensive? Wrong. The U.S. Deficit Will Continue To Explode Without Reform!

Here's the deal- anything going on outside the Finance Committee is just a cover

Why do the GOP Republicans Hate GOD? Its Obvious by now President Obama is being helped by a Force

What Obama has done wrong on healthcare so far, and how to fix it:

All The President's Emails (Guardian UK)

The problem with President Barack Obama and his credibility here

Arthur Frommer, meet the real Arizona

So just about everyone, including the prez (finally!) are on vacation.

Healthcare concessions

FDIC Gives 3 Billion Dollars to Spanish-based BBVA in Guaranty Bank Failure

Clinton to the Rescue: Hillary Saves Health Care Plan

Is it possiible that Messrs. Obama & Emmanuel are just a wee bit smarter than we credit them for?

How We Get Out of the Great Depression II

President Barack Obama: Debunking Phony Health Care Claims

Sorry DU - President Obama is Falling Far Short Of Reagan and Dubya In This Crucial Metric...

Is God protecting Fla. at Gov. Crist's request?

Obama uses weekly address to debunk lies - yet again (updated)

One of the stickies at the top says "Where's the Ding-a-Ling"

Obama's Silence on Honduras: "administration fishing around for rightwing allies in Latin America"

I'm so sick of the Bullshit with the public option for health care

Prosecuting torture

AP - Cairo - President Obama Is A Hot Date In Egypt for Ramadan!

Nickels concedes: 'time for a new generation'

Cramer/CNBC Claim Obama Disapproval Numbers Match Stock Market Rise

If the president is the president no matter where he is, why can't a senator cast a vote no matter

Steny Hoyer? Harry Reid? It's time for both to go

I have this memory about Dan Lungren...........

While advocating bipartisanship, Baucus admits GOP leadership is trying to ‘kill’ health care reform

And now a message from the tools over at Politico

I think I just had an incredibly powerful idea for DU (or subset of the community)

Kenyan Government: Obama's "Kenyan birth certificate" is a hoax

What do we went? Instant gratification! When do we want it? Now!

The President is willing to be a one termer if it gets health care passed!

September 13 March for Health Care - Can Liberals Succeed Without Corporate Sponsorship?

Good News from Northwest Iowa about the Presidents Cash for Clunkers trade in ... I think?

Which Obama do you prefer?

From World Nut Daily: One big 'Death Panel' and horrible conditions for the elderly!

President Obama should not extend George W. Bush's National State of Emergency declaration

Woodstock 1969 - Home Movies

Weekly Address: Myths and Morality in Health Insurance Reform

Maine Couple Celebrates 40 Years

Woodstock '69 :: Country Joe McDonald's


Day in 100 Seconds - American News Embarrasses Itself, Wee-Wee Style

Msg from Denmark: Universal Healthcare is not socialism it is social conscience

Sebelius Affirms Administration's Support for Public Option

Rep. Anthony Weiner Leaves Morning Joe "speechless"

Rep. Anthony Weiner on Rachel Maddow: 'Why Are We Backing Away From Our Basic Principles?'

Lewiston Maine counterprotest

They're Approaching Critical Mass!

Steve Leser on Fox News' Cashin' In 8-22-09 Regarding Walmart getting into Prescription drugs.

On Fox News' Cashin' In, Steve Leser bet Unemployment will hit 7.5% or he will dress up as Klinger

Lady Kisses: That's Gay

"I have to sacrifice me"

Blackwater Exposed - Jeremy Scahill... Child Prostitution, Wife Swapping, Murder?

TYT Interviews: Sam Seder w/ Mark Rosenthal On Whole Foods Boycott

Rachel Maddow Edit: Jon Stewart Takes On Euthanasia Lie Originator

Hitler rants about right wing opposition to ObummerCare

1960s LSD Propaganda Film

Afghanistan Contractors Outnumber Troops

China should 'trust, but verify'

Oval Office Visit Hints at Daschle's Role

Alan Frumin: King of Capitol Hill?

The Death of Death Panels

Advanced Clinical Trials

In South Korea, Freed U.S. Journalists Come Under Harsh Criticism

In Defense of the NHS: I'm Glad I Didn't Break My Leg in the U.S. (Guardian UK)

Obama's PhRMA Deal

Iowa's Grassley Reveals the Price for His Support on Health Care Reform

The legacy of Lockerbie: A good week for conspiracy theorists

Christine Grahame: Al-Megrahi is home. And he is innocent

Ling & Lee Under Fire from South Koreans (freed us journalists)

AP: Competition lacking among private health insurers

How the media made this summer's political insanity inevitable

Venezuelan Education Law: Socialist Indoctrination or Liberatory Education?

The Health Insurance Racket Is Manufacturing Entertainment Value of Snuffing Out Grandma

Dying for Affordable Health Care: the Uninsured Speak (Guardian UK)

12 Year Old Takes on J. Edgar Hoover ~ A Third Man - Washington Post

Terror from the Right: 75 Plots, Conspiracies and Racist Rampages Since Oklahoma City

The De-Facto Segregation of Health Care

Not Your Father's Peace Corps

The Cost of Not Having a Public Option

Healthcare Reform 101 by Bernie Sanders

E Edwards: Please Don't Advocate Health Reform Until You Stop Lying About John

E Edwards: Please Don't Advocate Health Reform Until You Stop Lying About John

Hydrokinetic Installation Generates Clean Power from Mississippi River (not a dam)

Has anyone read William Catton's new book "Bottleneck" yet?

Portland (the #1 most sustainable city) building the greenest large-scale building in the world!

Fuck the whale killers--I'm buying a Chevy Cobalt

Alicia Silverstone Will Make You 'Juicy'

Debunking needed

Punters hitting the scoreboard at Cowboys Stadium (?)

Blood Test Can Detect Brain Damage In Amateur Boxers

The AAA Pirates Crush the Red Legs 5-2.

Gloat-Free Baseball Scores (Friday, August 21)

If we start seeing odd comments about Donovan McNabb, it's because

Wow! NY Yankees!

Where's the Rulebook for Sex Verification? (NY Times)

Saito now pitching for Boston. Score 16 to 7.

This * Day in Baseball History © - 1998, 1999

Giants crush Rockies 6-3

Can someone explain how the NY Yankees missed an extra point??

Daylight come and he wan' go home

Drew Sharp nails it on Plaxico Burress conviction

Tarvaris Jackson booed by Vikings' fans

Ex-Chavez ally seeks asylum in Peru to evade trial

El Frente Nacional Wants to Take the Gorilettis to the Int’l. Criminal Court

Honduras: Out of the vortex—into the vacuum


El Salvador: Hoffa welcomes decision to reopen Soto murder case

HONDURAS: “Chronicle of a Planned Coup”

Venezuelan Education Law: Socialist Indoctrination or Liberatory Education?

Diplomats on front line as Honduran crisis deepens

Please Lanny, We Are All Tired of Your Stupid “Arguments”

First they talked about three bases, then five, then seven and now

Kick my butt, slap my face -- I shoulda been in touch before this

Tenn. man pleads not guilty for gun in McNair case

Obama Smear busters

New gun purchase from Kmart today...

New Handgun that may be banned...

The lost Palestinian Jews

Media Matters: The latest chuckle from the union "beating" case in St. Louis

"Cash for Clunkers" has Car Companies Recalling Some Laid-Off Workers

Taiwanese Workers Battle AIG Over $437M Pension Fund

AP: Movie spotlights closing of GM plant

AP: 12 million jobseekers in China won't find work

Today in Labor History Aug 22 Joyce Miller becomes first female member of the AFL-CIO Executive Coun


Fun with Bill

A little orange for you...

For the Aiman fans

10 Photography Pet Peeves We’d Throw Down a Black Hole

BBC: Blue tits embrace 'aromatherapy'

How to brew beer in a coffee maker....

Delete n/t

Science as Art: Photo Gallery of the Super-Kamiokande

If an autonomous machine kills someone, who is responsible?

Evolution Of The Human Appendix: A Biological 'Remnant' No More

Hunting ET: Astrobiology and the quest for extraterrestrial life

NASA to Air Stephen Colbert Message on Eve of Shuttle Launch

Bernanke saved us so he gains support for reappointment

Orwellian Madness "Bernanke Saved The World"

Huge waves spotted from space

Follow Up: "Who is Tyler Durden/Zero Hedge?"...Revelations/Intrigue

The real "gay agenda"

Lutheran Group Eases Limits on Gay Clergy

March on Washington Oct. 10-11, not Maine

Maine Public Education Ad Launched Today

The bad kind of sticky

Even modest fitness may extend lifespan

This video offends freepers so much they can't help themselves

Conservatives like to complain, but they don't want to pay to fix the problems

No Side Effects So Far in Trial of Swine Flu Shot

Interesting Health Article.

Interesting Health Article.

I wanted to share this story I just read in the Lounge. It's very cool.

Where is Matthew???

Topics for stories

Is there anyone else here who woke up feeling totally uncomfortable

This country was blanketed with fall-out during the 50's and early 60's.

My 10,000th post.

Charlie Crist Sez Yahweh's Still In The Storm-Control Bidness

Fundamentalist faith perhaps similar to sexual masochism?

Why do people think God is good?

If you could be free from suffering by simply begging God to set you free, would you?

Obama's 3 Stooges (Gingrich, Sharpton & Duncan) for Corporate "School Reform"

NEA Has Had Enough

This is about food and food shopping and people.........

Man oh man do I love fried cod fish

Cinnamon honey butter...

Tomato's ---Using the whole plant

Frash Aigs!

Imagine, if you will... Waking up on 9/11/2001 and finding out that there were four airliners

TX-32--Pete Sessions to family in need: "Tell it to the President"

Who wants to have an East Texas meetup?

To be curious is the beginning of the scientific method.

9/11 FEMA videographer at Ground Zero goes public

Can the force of falling water destroy a car?


WTF? A sticky saying 9/11 was an inside job and playing an image of WTC 7 imploding ...

Kids in the Hall return with murder mystery

"Hoarders" on A&E?