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Archives: August 9, 2009

Birthers in Congress

Lenin's Blue Dogs

NFL Hall of Fame inductee Randall McDaniel said in his speech "It takes

Obama's Death Squads Video - Watch it, or DIE!!!

Shannyn Moore Show Live Thread

Taliban Infighting: Mehsud's Successor Killed

Update on my daughter's dental debacle...

Who else is in favor of renaming "Conservatism" to "Sloganism"?

'Time to Strike': Taliban in Disarray After Shootout Allegedly Claims Two Successors

Healthcare Astroturf exposes the corporate backing of the anti-healthcare reform movement

"Barack Obama's Facebook Feed"

Family cat 'eaten by pet python' (BBC)

This new anti-health care reform ad is simply hilarious.

The Latest Crazy: Obama's Food Shortage Coming & Liberal Mind-Control

Kid, your momma didn't dress you right

Some Jocularity, Jocularity on Death Panels

Scranton Times Tribune: Judge Vanaskie nominated to higher federal court

We fought the American Revolution so that insurance companies could make huge profits

White House Veggie Garden - Photo taken July 17, 2009

U.S. drops call to restore ousted Honduran leader; Mexico expedites Zelaya's Exit from its Territory

Health Care Reform - Fail on Purpose? !

Health Care Reform - Fail on Purpose? !

Male cats are lefties (more likely to be southpaws)

DemoTex hasn't posted since Tuesday -- I lied...

New tests shed light on how dogs think, smartest breeds

A plan to placate the health baggers

We are going to make it through these times.

Letter to the Editor - rough draft

George Lopez right now on HBO - Why do they hate latinos?

About MSM?

Eric Holder Poised to name a prosecutor to investigate torture...

oh nose the death panel ate my baby!!

oh nose the death panel ate my baby!!

The world's wicked war of words- Anti-Arab brainwashing by the US media

How do officials who quit their jobs, like Palin, make "policy statements"?

Anyone been to a JC Penny recently?

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Worst single terror attacks in history

Freepers: still talking about armed revolution

U.S. Military Deaths in Afghanistan Now at 694

Sat. Night Fun ..... The mighty Mich. Militia in training .... video

Climate change prompts Swiss Alpine faithful to change prayer

Would the 'birthers' have voted for Arnold in 2000?

mother who was arrested for breastfeeding while intoxicated is back in trouble

"On the Media"-- Freedomworks, astroturfers...

Arianna Spars With GOP Rep. Who Posed For Photo With "R.I.P The U.S. Constitution" T-Shirt

Republican leaders need more luxury jets for globe trotting vacations

Perhaps kindness is the way we go with health care reform

Energy interests to fund ‘astroturfing’ efforts during congressional break

I can't believe how many DUers are willing to put up with these thugs

Tampa blogger says town hall crashers are listening to the "fat man and the crier"

Rush Limbaugh's ear surgeon dies

Memo to Democrats: Just do it !!

Congressional Committees Raise Concerns Over Pentagon's Strategic Communications

I know someone who who wasn't breastfed at Olive Garden!

A reader takes Andrew Sullivan to task for underestimating the danger of the fury of the right-wing

Is there a politician in America dumber than Sarah Palin ??

Is there a politician in America dumber than Sarah Palin ??

I am looking forward to the clashes between Sotomayor and Scalia

Do you like spam?

Alaska Governor Parnell calls on the *gasp* FEDS for help!

Political Violence and Bullying are RW values

A great radio call.

End of WWII anniversary: Has anyone been to the WWII Museum? And an amazing online find!

How does a right winger get out there and spread the word?

People really do get it.

Sunday News Shows

Senate’s ‘Gang of Six’ key to healthcare reform

Senate’s ‘Gang of Six’ key to healthcare reform

More evidence of US rightward shift: NYT quietly glosses over its previous opposition to Iraq War.

my feedback to the NYTimes (re Sibel Edmonds)

Taliban: Awaiting US Response on Captured Troop

India Says Kills 6 on Kashmir Border,Incursions Rise

Karzai's Pre-Election Deals With Afghan Warlords Worry U.S.

Sorry, please delete this. Wrong forum. I'll repost. n/t

"Socialized medicine is Communistic!" "SO is your Social Security and Medicare, gramps".

Maybe it is just a coincidence...

I'm on hold on C Span for this guy on WJ

BBC: Ceremony for atomic bomb victims

"so help me god"?? separation of church and state, anyone??

How Do The Racists Stand Watching Pro & College Sports?

WJ this morning on CSpan 1 - Have you attended a Healthcare

Has anyone been able to put the same faces at different town hall

Has anyone been able to put the same faces at different town hall

"When they stand up, we'll stand down."

Analysts Expect Long-Term, Costly U.S. Campaign in Afghanistan

Sunday Talking Heads: August 9, 2009

Easy FL poll to unfreep re: birther crap.

What I expect from HC reform, keeping things simple/modest (I think):

Deeds to Wage Risky Attack On Opponent's Abortion Views

US 'biggest' threat, say Pakistanis - according to Gallup survey

US 'biggest' threat, say Pakistanis - according to Gallup survey

Drug Industry to Run Ads Favoring White House Plan

Pay czar quietly meets with rescued companies

Sarah and Eunice.....

“Death Panels” For Dummies by Shannyn Moore

Sarah Palin Update (toon)

U.S. Rep Birther, R-OK

U.S. Rep Birther, R-OK

Dick Cheney, where is he and what is he up to?

Dick Cheney, where is he and what is he up to?

My LTTE - Politicians and healthcare: A 'Modest Proposal'

Anyone hear msnbc giving Marsha Blackburn (Wingnut-TN) an open forum?

Jim Jones talking Afghanistan on Face The Nation ...... blowing sunshine up my ass

3 arrested in YouTube duck killings

Iranian Acknowledges Torture of Some Protesters


Geo.Steppanop' SLAPS DOWN Grinch: "IT'S NOT IN THE BILL!1"

South Sinking GOP - Kathleen Parker

Snack Vendor Evicted Over Huge Rent Bill

Write Congress. There is a simple solution for Healthcare Reform - The Universal Plan

Texas Republican Congressman Culberson on socialized medicine!

How others see our war in Afghanistan, political cartoon Stephane Peray, The Nation, Thailand

Health Insurance Reform Will Benefit All Americans

Two Key Details Emerge about Mob at Now Notorious Lloyd Doggett Town Hall

How "Fail" Went From Verb to Interjection

I have a question about Sibel Edmonds...

Fugg you David Gregory

Newtie got his ass handed to him on This Week.

Frank Rich: Is Obama punking us?

Sen. Webb Tackles US Over Degrading Prison Conditions

Wherein trof meets an actual birther...

Remember when conventional wisdom was if you didn't vote for the IWR or the patriot act you

Why the Prefab Right-Wing Mobs Won't Work

Question Rush..Would Hitler fight for healthcare for all? Black, White, Jewish, Gay, Straight

WTF?!1 O'Loofah praises OBAMA as a model & IS praised as "extremely nice guy"

This is a stupid question...

Billionaires for Bush are now Billionaires for Wealth Care.

Pay Czar Quietly Meets With Rescued Companies

"Video helps clear convict of abuse after 21 years"

How are the wealthy managing to survive without their quarterly Republican tax cut?


LTTE (healthcare) from a Republican businessman

Why our health needs government

Blagojevich shakes, rattles, rolls as party pro

The Consequences of A Conservative 'Victory'

Ugh... Caption This !!!

Ugh... Caption This !!!

Why I worry about the angry crazies: Abraham, Martin, and John.

GOP's Rating with Latinos Falls to Margin of Error

You have to watch this......

The stupid it burns

Oh birthers and teabaggers, I think it's time to inform you...

The Orly Taitz Lawsuit

Faux Breaking.... Death Panel Czars Announced

Republicans love money, so ask them why they want to pay twice as much for healthcare

a change of pace - Will Krakatoa rock the world again? (most likely)

Health Care: Time to fight dirty. This editorial says our side is not fighting hard on health care

WSJ story on new congressional jets criticized

Lou Dobbs' right-wing war on health care reform

Anti-Socials - collective term for the Astro-Terrorists and Teabaggers.

How would someone come to the conclusion that their government

I would like to point out a growing trend

I watched "Bruno" the other day. Here some thoughts. (spoilers inside)

DeMint: Town hall disruptions are ‘unacceptable.’

Townhall meeting with Rep Dan Maffei in Syracuse today (Sat).

"Liberty Mutual" and other companies that "do all your government paperwork"

35 years ago: Nixon resigns

Who has seen "The Cove" (a documentary about dolphin slaughter in Japan)? I saw it this weekend and

Jesse Jackson: "I want to make it an issue" (claims NFL "colluding against" Michael Vick)

Are you "Liberal"

Is the "war" in Afghanistan winable? What is the goal?

Here's some good news: the next British General predicts "War Will End in about 40 Years" (Hooray!)

Remember: Earl Warren - a great liberal - was a virulent racist toward the Japanese

Health Care Stories for America

US 'Biggest' Threat Say (59%)Pakistanis

Artist & Legal types, a question on using logos in artwork

Terrorists kidnap, torture boy to bully Iraqi policeman

Are you" Liberal"?

Maureen Dowd rips Bill Clinton's ego and jealousy against Barack Obama

Craig’s List Animal Rescue – Tell your friends

Bush Strategist: GOP Playing With Fire On Health Care

Seniors believe Democrats are using Medicare to pay for the Uninsured

Fight them whereever they are. Example: Youtube

Does everyone here know about the Activist HQ forum on DU? I ask because it seems to be sadly

National Geographic Channel running "Hitler's Hidden Holocaust"

Holder close to naming prosectuor to investigate alleged CIA torture that went beyond Bush Orders

Health Care or Health Care Insurance

I didn't think is was possible but these birther/turfer nuts have to be taken SERIESLY!

First few lines of our constitution

Mob Boos Repub Congressman About Glenn Beck: "Here's What I Suggest: Turn That Television Off"

Why is Blackwater still getting contracts?

DUers I need recommends on this MSM article blasting health insurers...

Maryland gets H2B visas to fill locally critical jobs tht have gone unfilled

And our tax dollars still fund this company

Is anyone else sick and tired of the Sunday shows?

Republicans Use Chaos as a Shock Doctrine to Create Authoritarian Rule

The Health Insurers Have Already Won: Business Week (re-direct)

It was 35 years ago this evening that Richard Nixon announced that he was resigning

CBS, Fox, AP Reports On Town Hall Disruptors Ignore Conservative Strategy


Ike and The Bomb

Police told to ignore human rights ruling over DNA database

CNN: Dean on Palin’s health care claims: ‘She made that up’

Do you agree with Nouriel Roubini that Bernanke should be reappointed to the Fed

The Sinning Senator HEARTS the Angry Mobs

Quaker guns

Gagged Former FBI Translator Claims U.S. Rep Bribe Evidence - Andrew Krieg at HuffPo

Muhammad Ali to visit Irish ancestral home

Any DUers a plumber? I'm turning a pedestal sink into a fountain...

Obama's Death Panels

Sarah Palin's hairdresser attempts to fill the Twitter silence

That death panel bait and switch about health care has Karl Rove written

Can Jazz Be Saved?

I want to ban a "sport." Why am I considered such a bad guy?

Oklahoma Congressman brings the stupid - BIRTHER ALERT!

New 2010 Ford Taurus wins top safety rating

WSJ’s Misleading Story on the Congress’s Jet Set

Check out who is in my town to lend support to workers!

My cell phone periodically interferes with my electrical stuff

Barracks and Burger King: U.S. Builds a Supersized Base in Afghanistan

They hate being called "teabaggers"? Call them teabaggers.

When you argue on the facts, not a single mind is changed.

Marijuana use may have cost Big Island woman a life-saving liver transplant

So they let a bank robber go in Oregon...damned liberals--where is the law and order?

Hillary Clinton on Fareed Zakaria's show on CNN now. Compelling.

LOOK at what Politico did with the Palin quote....unbelievable

Town Hall Proposal

The Bipartisan Road to Single Payer?

Sarah Palin -"Have You No Decency?"

What's with all the defeatism today?

Yosemite's big trees withering away - and global warming is a likely culprit

Thoughts about convicted felons

Who Are The Greatest Threats To The American Way Of Life?

If it wasn't for "evil government healthcare" I could not afford my medication and psychotherapy.

Police chase in Calif. ends with 7 dead

IN HINDSIGHT...remember back in the 90's all the propaganda about the human genome project.....

Both the House and Senate bills have a strong public option. Durbin's comment was just that:

So, the Dixie Chicks make a throwaway comment in England, and the wing-nuts

MyBarackObama email: "Insurance reform". INSURANCE reform???

Fox "News" Crybaby Glenn Beck plays the "LEAVE BRITNEY ALONE" card...except "Britney" is Sarah Palin

Town Hall Deathers: Violence Will Not Work

Who started calling the teabaggers "teabaggers" first? The teabaggers themselves, or the left?

We should listen to you because---?

Climate change melting US glaciers at faster rate, study finds

malloy calls for Beck to commit suicide

Which has the largest percent of corrupt employees?

Why I Voted the Socialist Ticket--poem

47% of Repubs don't believe that Africa and America were once part of the same continent...

The Heart of a Hero Beats On

Is something wrong with Time Warner Cable? Or is it just me.

The Tragic Irony Of The Right Wing's Paranoia and Repeated References To Hitler and Fascism

Senator Maria Cantwell: "Yes, I do" support a robust public option

GOP Senator Warns Against Pulling a 'Rumsfeld'

I speak a little German, does that qualify me to be one of Obama's Nazis?

Who Is Gawd?

RW Douchebaggery- A Theory

How did the Democrats, with the WH Senate and Congress, lose the frame?

In W.W.II, Norman Rockwell painted "Freedom Of Speech", things have changed.

Health care is more than a canister on the counter of your local diner

Angry Assholes looking for a job??

Teabaggers Bring Guns To Cohen Health Care Event

How DARE republicans say Obama is into death panels and the other baseless garbage?

GOP has no DECENCY, No Empathy..Foiled at Elections, They resort to Brown Shirt Terrorism

GOP has no DECENCY, No Empathy..Foiled at Elections, They resort to Brown Shirt Terrorism

RW "Obama collecting 'fishy' emails illegal" story?

The weather folks are talking about 99L

Dogs as intelligent as two-year-old children

Why did Obama choose Geithner and Summers for his Cabinet ?

Why did Obama choose Geithner and Summers for his Cabinet ?

I just survived a 7.1 quake off the coast of Tokyo

Does anyone know why since the last Firefox update that I cannot

Article on Yahoo about Consumer Protections - question

Think about this: if Wing Nuts decry the use of the "race card" why do they keep refering to. . .

if they are stupid and greedy enough to gut the public option

David Gregory and the republican hour

It is time to burst the right wing information bubble

Warren, NJ - Ignored In The Healthcare Debate - Bake Sale To Cover Medical Expenses

What's All This About Obama's Megadeth Panel?

Make no mistake: GOP is paying trolls to "blog attack"

Positive economic news means Trotskyites will never enjoy being guards in re-education camps

Positive economic news means Trotskyites will never enjoy being guards in re-education camps

Honduras' Non-Coup: LA Times' exhaustive explanation of what happened

Honduras' Non-Coup: LA Times' exhaustive explanation of what happened

Homeless Holocaust Survivor Leaves $100,000 Gift

Alaska Governor Parnell calls on the *gasp* FEDS for help!

Since the Repubs aren't participating, the Dems are essentially negotiating against themselves

Hey SARAH you DITZ! Lots of "US Americans" have rationed care & death panels NOW

WP: In the Senate, Small States Wield Outsize Power. Is This What the Founders Had in Mind?

"Glenn Beck is an idiot:", Because 559,000 Google hits on that phrase ain't nearly enough

Which RW media figures really believe what they say?

SC Gov Sanford broke the law and used state aircraft for his kids' games and dentists appointments..

Bill Maher was right. This is a stupid country

Bill Maher was right. This is a stupid country

Bill Maher was right. This is a stupid country

Needed: a list of far-Right "shooter" incidents this year, that resulted in death and/or injuries..

This isn't JUST a (partially)stupid country, it's a (partially) malicious one as well....

"And the winner in the 'Bald-faced Lying Hypocrite' category is---(drumroll)

Aryan Nations gone, but stain remains in Idaho

200-pound python killed in Okeechobee, FL

A health care prescription from Canada

To me, I saw Sodini as an addict

No tea-bagger disruptors at Pete Seeger's Corn Festival

So my parents went to one of those town halls yest. in Memphis...

So my parents went to one of those town halls yest. in Memphis...

I caught a monumental teabagger rant on video yesterday in Brighton.

What if all of us with insurance scheduled doctors appointments as a protest?

flashed a handgun and told Hicks that he had a license to carry the weapon

Real or BS?

Afghan War: NATO Builds History's First Global Army

Golf Heads Up: Tune in to Bridgestone Invitational....Tiger vs Harrington...Phenominal

David Sirota was just on CNN

Palin-Bachmann 2012

Are we changing our goal from health care reform to health insurance reform? If so, why?

A Response to Sarah Palin's "Death Panel" Comment from a Parent of a Child with Special Needs

What do you think of the two-party system ?

BILL MOYERS: Industry insider reveals how insurers hijacked out health care system (VIDEO)

Hunger hits Detroit's middle-class (beginning to look like Baghdad)

Corporate Vigilantism: Failing, but still Dangerous

NYT: New Endowment Chairman Sees Arts as Economic Engine

"The War Prayer" by Mark Twain

paid conservative blog disrupters, check in here. Share your favorite techniques.

May I say that Sibel Edmonds is a true hero and patriot!

May I say that Sibel Edmonds is a true hero and patriot!

Was Glenn Beck not on his own show Friday because of the 'poison' comment he made on Thursday?

Rest In Peace: Jerome John Garcia (August 1, 1942 – August 9, 1995)

Selling children into prostitution - Christian "Blackwater" values...

"Another Blow To Public Option: Durbin Open To Dropping It"

A simple request for my beloved Congress. Pass this legislation. NOW. (HR 676)

Two notable Horsey Toons

Rahm Slammed Dems Attacking Other Dems As “F–king Stupid,” Sources Say

Wal-Mart Takes Aim at Girl Scouts?

Christian Right: Health care reform is bad because our health care system was planned by God

Another Republican Congresscritter questions Obama's nationality

Is HR3200 worse than the status quo?

I seem to have lost what little respect I once had for all politicians.

I seem to have lost what little respect I once had for all politicians.

Free Manson 'family' members haunted by horror

Gov. Corzine signs new law limiting N.J. gun purchases (one a mo.)

FBI raids NOLA police over Katrina killings

Your dog may be smarter than your toddler

Another rightwingnut email and my responses

HA! Birther's lawsuit dismissed w/o prejudice by 10th Circuit Ct. of Appeals

The Real Reason Why The GOP Is SO Invested In Seeing Obama Fail

Gregory's Roundtable -- Brooks, Burnett, Meecham

LA Times: Holder "poised" to appoint special prosecutor in waterboarding investigation

Any other disabled DUers offended by the "Obama is gonna euthanize you" RW crap?

HuffPo Investigative Fund: Even Sweeping Health Care Reform Would Leave Some Without Coverage

How did the party of Lincoln become the Party of John Wilkes Booth?

It won't take long to say this: A) Most people are attached to the status quo.

How About A Campaign - We Can Mail Balls To All The Dems In Congress......

How About A Campaign - We Can Mail Balls To All The Dems In Congress......

A professional Victim comes of age: Unemployed Woman Sues College for Tuition

Alright Republicans, We Give Up.

"Is that what you think of me?" Make the debate personal.

Analysts Expect Long-Term, Costly U.S. Campaign in Afghanistan ($228 billion and counting)

Analysts Expect Long-Term, Costly U.S. Campaign in Afghanistan ($228 billion and counting)

Can the president open the Federal Employees Health Benefit plan to

If they really think the government can't do anything, including administer an insurance plan...

The Last Abortion Doctor

digby: Here Doggy!

Why the “Public Option” will not do the job

The bait-and-switch on "public option" -- please K&R if you want single-payer health care

God is not your bitch

EDUCATON(sic) Why Birmingham city schools hired Filipino teachers (Birmingham News AL)

The TRUTH about the "death panels" and Republicans are in on it

Dean: "This is -- this is choice. This is real choice."

Single-payor Medicare came to Canada via Saskatchewan.

I've decided we should let the Republicans kill off the damn thing

VIDEO: Scenes From Outside the Stunning Deposition of FBI Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds

Have You No Decency?

More pics of my coffee with the teabaggers today

Two Key Details Emerge about Mob at Now Notorious Lloyd Doggett Town Hall

My New Standard Response To Right Wing Emails

Alleged "Attack Victim" Kenneth Gladney Is Uninsured, Solicits Donations for "Medical Bills"

Just recieved from a bagger-- his letter to the CEO of AARP

Just recieved from a bagger-- his letter to the CEO of AARP

Denied Claims Placed At Health Insurance CEO's Doorstep (VIDEO)

Last Year was my Last Straight Dem Vote

Why, oh WHY doesn't our side in the health care debate

Death Threats Are SOOOOO Unpleasant!

"Public option/insurance industry bailout": $1 trillion to insurance industry if public option fails

There are "death panels."

Palin's "Death Panels" a gift to terrorists?


Fare = $13.80. Cabbie had insufficient change for $15. NHL star punches him & takes back $15.

Sarah Palin collects the Republican talking points:

I have not attended a Cleveland Indians game since the 1990's because their flagship station

Call for a massive march on Washington!! A million man, woman, and child show of solidarity on the

Opposition to healthcare

For simplicity, why not just make Medicare the "public option"

Today on Waste The Nation: Senators Weigh Need for More Troops Graham and Levin on "Face the Nation.

Another Blow to Public Option--Durbin Open To Dropping It

Brewster Jennings was outed three years before Valerie Plame?!

Can someone please provide a LINK to credible source re organized town hall "disruptions?"

I'm a grandmother ... my 1st grandson was born last night

Nagasaki calls on leaders to visit atomic bomb site

This is one of the saddest pictures I have ever seen

Michelle Bachmann, "I want people in Minnesota armed and dangerous"

Trotskyite appreciation thread.

Attorney General Eric Holder -- Is a pattern emerging of Change We Can Believe In?

If a Dem controlled House, Senate and WH can't even succeed on the POS Public Option, I'm out.

If a Dem controlled House, Senate and WH can't even succeed on the POS Public Option, I'm out.

Breaking News: Obama's death panel has decided to let me die

Is Obama Punking Us?-By FRANK RICH

Woodstock 40 Years On: The Legend, The Legacy

Atheists expelled from Creation ‘Museum’

Who wants to come to my birthday party?

Beware the Zombies of Reagan...

What would you consider a "living wage" for a single person?

The Battle For Health Care: Between Now and Labor Day, It's Still On

Health care reform myths debunked! This is outstanding!!

If the government was serious about reducing oil consumption, it would _______

Recovery my ass

Recovery my ass

Rumors Flying About Wednesday Healthcare Townhall in Seattle

Obama's brought a spork to a gun fight and we're all bleeding now

Have you noticed that there is a spate of GOOD NEWS from the Obama admin? Just a few headlines...

At what point is it a tin-foil hat?

wife picked me up a les paul in Richmond

What Mad Men would look like if Bucky worked at Sterling Cooper

Photo: Montag + Pratt + Gag Reflex = "Thar She Blows"

When dressing for a social function, and you don't want that crazy little navel dent...

I bet nobody can post in this thread before I get a drink of water from downstairs.

HOT!!! Hall & Oates performs live with contemporary artists... **WOW**

Obama Health Bill pits fetuses against each other in Birth Matches to see who gets born.

Post an ad that really makes you wonder if they were sober at the time...

Woo hoo! We're under a tornado warning!

Someone in Hollywood has dirty pictures of Robert DeNiro

This "Infestation" movie on SyFy is one of the better SyFy made movies I've seen.


GI Joe The Rise of Cobra


Anybody eat hackberries?

I'm watching cops. They just busted a guy shooting an AK-47 in Vegas

I can't stay awake past 10:30 p.m. anymore

Baba O'Riley

I have one more quick question.

My radio is trying to convert me to Christianity. Should I turn the truck in?

Sometimes, when I'm out of lemons and make Earl Grey tea, I forget I'm not on the fucking Enterprise

Wow! Now THERE is something you don't see everyday. n/t

The Olympus E-510 Most Wanted Black Edition is dead.


George Lopez right now on HBO - Why do they hate latinos?

Sure, it's a bad day at work, but it is a JELLYFISH bad day?

It's Caturday!

Bicycle riders: question for you

Anybody else watching Being Human on BBC America.

Will no one sell me a suit?


Mice, anyone? Making a meal out of mice in Malawi

Ultimate car wash (I'm series, and a great way to destroy clunkers)

Family python 'eaten by pet cat' (QED)

Obama Health Bill pits patients against each other in Death Matches to see who gets treatment.

Any tips on recharging after a brutal week in politics?

What do cats dream about?

Funniest way to say "boner"?

OMG, Chekov's kid is Boner!!

How often does this happen to you?

I just watched 1.5 hours of Catherine Hicks

EXCLUSIVE PHOTO: A small group of DU men prepare themselves for their first date in 13 years.

We are the universe becoming aware of itself.

Congratulations Warpy! 45,000 posts!

I bet he won't do this again to a female

Holy ZEUS!1 Just paid attention to the opening of "History of the World Pt 1"!1

Damn, it's hot outside (Richmond, VA).

Ok a total mommy post.. my 4 year old "singing" boom boom pow

anyone have links to free stock photography sites?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 8/9/09 (warning: graphic language)

Erik Satie-Trois Gymnopédies

I want to have a discussion off this Pittsburgh tragedy (both gay and straight input requested)

Why didn't you guys tell me about Carl's Jr?

DU men: 5 questions for you

I just saw Star Trek. What a great film. All the characters were amazing.

Liquid leggings the in thing for fall?

Why do some men not trim their eyebrows?

Guillotine remnants. {quite graphic} [queasy, don't look] (death by slice)

DU Song Of The Day

How come it's illegal to pay someone for sex, but it's legal to pay someone for sex on camera?

Adriano Celentano - Susanna

In honor of the upcoming NFL season, I changed my avatar

DU Office workers, what do you have?

Artist & Legal types, a question on using logos in artwork

I am going to the eye doctor at the end of the month and I may need glasses.

Can't wait for my nifty noodles WINDOWS-FREE HP netbook to show up!!!!

God Bless Jerry Garcia - rip on in heaven my friend!

Little Mermaid on Broadway - anybody seen it? Opinions?

Nap attack!

October DU Meetup EastCoast

Godfather III, 19 years later: Does it rock, suck, or fall somewhere in between?

Do you have any kids going back to school tomorrow?

My little doggie going nutso for a treat

If you're a hitman and an alcoholic, where do you go? ! ! ! !

Anybody here own an Estaban guitar?

WTH? Where did all the kitchen and bathroom curtains go?

meet Kane, the pound puppy ... and he's all mine

Can someone please tell me what that button is for?

Is there a worse household job than cleaning the bathtub/shower?

My firefox has gone bezerk!

News Radio (The TV show)...

I just watched 3.5 hours of Bill Hicks

Another question for DU men:

Anybody else on mailing list? : "Diaper blowout: ..." WTF?

Why didn't you guys tell me about Carl Sagan?

Which Doors song are you?

Death or glory?

Just had a couple of these ultimate recyclers fly over my house

It's Sunday. 5 am. Where are my LOLCats? I neeeeed humor!

Saw a flock of these in a McDonald's parking lot the other day.

Well, it was a typical day for my birthday-hot AND rainy.

"It's rainin' men..."

Here's a little pick-me-up. The BEST cat video EVER!!!!

My five year old just called my two year old a "butt-ass"

I want to ban a "sport." Why am I considered such a bad guy?

On losing weight...Best way to do it is.???..What works, what doesn't?

Are female college students reptiles?

Where the fuck did these God damn fruit flies come from!?

My daughter was out canvassing for Marriage Equality today.

ok , who is misreble tonight

Heart healthy recipes?

Artsy pic time!

Man watches 84 straight hours of 'Friends' - 'At hour 72 I wanted to die'

10 questions about the dog/dogs presently in your family

There has GOT to be a better way to clean out before a colonsocopy

Sweet dreams, CMW

Goya's Ghosts - Have you seen it?

Jimmy Bedford, Jack Daniel's master distiller, passed away

I got a gee-tar for my birthday (one week early) !

Oh, my gawd, it's 12 minutes before dinner and CMW's outta gas.

Any DUers a plumber? I'm turning a pedestal sink into a fountain...

DU Meetup in Columbus - Labor Day Weekend

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning) Pleesd Tu Meechu Edition

Male cats are lefties (more likely to be southpaws)

DU women: five questions for you

What household chore do you hate doing the most?

Fela Kuti - Teacher Don't teach Me No Nonsense

*******HAPPY 62nd BIRTHDAY to old mark*******

DU Shop Rats, what do you have?

New tests shed light on how dogs think, smartest breeds

She's reproduced!!! "''The View' star Hasselbeck has 3rd child, a boy"

Monkees singer’s wife guilty in $137,000 fraud

Malagasy leaders agree transition

Police: Indonesian president was targeted

Dozens feared dead in India mudslide

Obama in first summit with Mexico, Canada leaders

Israel recalls diplomat over memo

Strong earthquake shakes Tokyo area [preliminary magnitude at 6.9]

IRS places liens on Nicolas Cage's New Orleans homes

Allies may torture terror suspects, top UK ministers say

One million in China flee typhoon

Britain Warned on Torture Complicity

DOT report warned about lax safety oversight

Isotope shortage means a healthcare crisis

French workers pull few punches in fight to keep jobs

AP INVESTIGATION: SC gov's plane use questioned

Obama in Mexico to Attend North American Leaders' Summit

Ministers deny torture collusion

Majorca bar 'hit by bomb blast'

Army Corps pulls helicopter wreckage from Hudson

N.Korea using Clinton visit 'to promote Kim's son'

Iran admits election demonstrators were tortured

FBI seizes police files in (Katrina) bridge shootings

Homeless NYC Holocaust survivor leaves $100,000 gift

Gov. Dean Debunks Gingrich’s Health Care Falsehoods: ‘Nobody Is Forcing You In To The Public Option’

Conservative Protesters Prepping For Obama N.H. Town Hall

Honduras prohibits visit of OAS crisis negotiators

Kepler telescope makes quick discovery

Criminal investigation into CIA treatment of detainees expected

British Contractor Shoots Two Colleagues in Iraq

Colombia's Uribe defends U.S. military role in South America

40 inmates hospitalized after California prison riot

Gas prices climb over $3 a gallon in Silicon Valley

Typhoon forces evacuation of 1 million Chinese

47 trapped on 'nightmare' flight to the Twin Cities(9 hours on the Tarmac)

Nagasaki mayor urges worldwide nuclear arms ban

Saudis shut TV offices in sex row

Car fleeing Calif. police hits pickup, killing 7

Mexico and Canada Tussle Over Immigration

Israeli shooting vigil in Dupont Circle

Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy - Language Of Violence

The End of the World

Living Under the Shadow of the Nuclear

Dean vs. Gingrich On Health Care Reform

maxkeiser, On The Edge no. 13 'Hank Paulson is a financial suicide bomber' + Gordon Brown's Bottom

Ambassador to the UN Susan Rice says John Bolton's criticisms are "ridiculous."

The Week In Cartoons 8/08/09

SOS Clinton Dancing With Members of a South African Township Choir & Helping Out a Housing Project

Pakistani Taleban leader 'killed in shootout'

UNGAGGED - Sibel Edmonds Talks 2/5

Taking Woodstock

Not all empires die in Afghanistan?

UNGAGGED - Sibel Edmonds Talks 5/5

Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds Finally Testifies Under Oath

The Patriot Hour...Town Meetings = Uncivilized Republicans

Fake Republican Healthcare Reform Disruptors commit Assault on Police Officer

Palin Speechwriter on Obama Death Panels

UNGAGGED - Sibel Edmonds Talks 4/5

The Republican Stategy will Destroy the US

Newt Gingrich Defends Palin's "Death Panels" Claim


Limbaugh's Latest 'Nazi Blitzkrieg' Against Health Care Reform

New Rule: Just because a country elects a smart president doesn't make it a smart country.

20,000 gather in Rabin Square over gay center shooting

"A French Revelation, or the Burning Bush"....Iraq must be invaded to thwart *Gog and Magog*

UNGAGGED - Sibel Edmonds Talks 3/5

Independent: Secret deal to keep Karzai in power

Sen. Durbin: Town Hall Protests "Clearly Orchestrated"

Independent UK: Britain's food revolution

Nixon resigns 35 years ago today (August 9, 1974)

Newt Makes An Ass of Himself Defending Palin's 'Death Panel' Crap

Bachmann From 2006 - "People Are Happy"

35 Years After Nixon

Deathers: The birthers of health care reform

The Difference Between a “Protest” And a “Riot” Is Skin Color

The Huffington Post Investigative Fund: Gaps in the American Health Care System on Vivid Display

Analysts Expect Long-Term, Costly U.S. Campaign in Afghanistan

Dennis Kucinich: Here's What We Need to Do on Health Care (People 'Compromising their Compromises')

Hugh O'Shaughnessy: Unasur will be Lula's show

TYT: Townhall Fights - What Are They So Angry About?

Teabagger lady goes on incoherent rant on how Obama's a terrorist who hates America.

Dear Opponents of Socialized Healthcare

On These Protests

Who Says GOP's Against Health Reform: Supports Expanded Coverage for Venereal Disease

Obama's doctor an advocate of single-payer, barred from attending healthcare forum

Bill Clinton to Be Dispatched to Town Halls, to Rescue Congressmen

Young Turks: Sarah Palin - Obama Wants To Kill My Baby

Lowering the bar on health care reform?

Perpetual War for Perpetual War; Get ready for a “lasting military presence” in Iraq

Doonesbury looks at the C Street Family

Is Obama Punking Us?

Israel planned Iran strike during unrest: Report

GOP Claims Obama Will Take Away Your Favorite Actor Who Plays a Dr. on TV

Honduras Coup: A Template for Hemispheric Assault on Democracy

Republican Autoerotic Asphyxiation

Eleanor Clift: "Why the Democrats need to fight back against right-wing mob tactics -- quickly"

Ten Years of “Plan Colombia”: Bogotá Leases Military Real Estate to the Obama Administration

Yale Professor/ The Character of Barack Obama--a pattern of accomodation?

Are We A Country of Idiots?

Progressive activists are being "f^cking stupid"? Hey Rahm, kiss my f^cking uninsured ass

Is the US on the Brink of Fascism?

Is It Now a Crime to Be Poor?

2 Minutes Of Right Wing Media Hate

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Worst single terror attacks in history

UNGAGGED - Sibel Edmonds Talks 1/5

How to Recharge Your Soul

Dan Rather: The News Americans Need

Poverty in Venezuela Decreased by 22.6% over Past Decade

End Of Life Section: Republican Sponsored - Let's Look Back a Bit

Honduras Supreme Court to Decide If Zelaya’s Ouster Illegal

Should the US release all photos and information on detainee abuse?

POLL:How Dangerous is Glenn Beck to America and President Obama?

Look in your crystal ball: Who's the GOP nominee in 2012?

Economic 'Stabilization' - The Middle Class as the new working poor

The latest right-wing mass email and my response.

MSNBC - U.S. Chamber of Commerce Serves Notice, If Public Option, Democrats Will Lose In 2010

Howard Dean: "If you're not going to have a public option, don't pretend you're doing health reform"

Never Forget: It Took Obama Nearly A YEAR To Change Enough Minds

Krugman: “What we’re seeing is stabilization...the great freefall and the nosedive seems to be over"

As Cash for Clunkers ramps up new cars sell out

By The People - Obama documentary - NY or LA go watch it now


GOP governors meeting this weekend: Sarah Palin is our inevitable 2012 presidential nominee!!

While the media isn't looking - Obama approval tracking upward for last week

Senator Durbin declares he's "open" to a healthcare bill without a public option.

Dyersburg, Tennessee - Bake Sale To Aid Local Man In Need Of New Kidney

John Adams and growing Republican Un Americanism..

Wingnuts getting ready to infiltrate Obama's N.H. Townhall

John King:People at the townhalls are expressing Democracy

One of the most important jobs of the Military is to protect the economic interests of the world...

I don't understand why it's ok to be an asshole in the name of freedom of speech.

As Economy Turns, Washington Looks Better (Roubini praises Bernanke)

The Health Insurers Have Already Won: Business Week

What health care reform is acceptable other than single payer because single payer

I Just Heard That Senator Durbin(IL) Is Open To Cutting The Public Option........

Ignored By Cable News:"We shouldn’t have to hold a bake sale in this society to pay for healthcare."

Cops continue to lose their damn minds!!

Howard Dean on the Politics of Health-Care Reform

Recaps of successful town halls in MA and CO

GOP Credibility Credentials in the TOILET....9 Years + of consistent LYING

It's Oval-Office Time, Mr. President

Frank Rich: Is Obama Punking Us?

It's not all President Obama - It's our failed Congress - again they bow to their corporate owners

Daily Kos Diary: Alleged St. Louis "attack victim" has no health insurance

Organizing for America (of the DNC) have cooked up something called Office Visits for Health Reform.

Obama plans to discuss immigration, drug cartels and trade with Mexico, Canada

Obama supporters organize free showings of ‘Sicko’

so now that dem congressmembers are being mobbed by right-wing media fans...

Anti-Birther Song: Barack Was Born In The USA

Dean on Palin’s health care claims: ‘She made that up’

Rep. Tim Murphy (R), Pittsburgh area backtracks; now says Obama is a citizen. In a letter to the

Alright Republicans, We Give Up. (Warning snark)

Schumer is holding Office Visits for Health Reform

Obama's Department of Justice Chose to Drop Gags on Whistleblower Sibel Edmonds

Just do NOT throw in the towel again.. for the Love of God..

It's HUMOROUS that the Right Wing Crazies call Obama a Fascist Hitler after EIGHT YEARS of BUSH

Top 5 Ways the 'Birthers' Are Like the Global Warming Deniers

Since It's Sunday, Here's A Jesus Picture:

The Birther Song

Series of small wins buoys Obama agenda

Who do you trust more to overhaul the U.S. health care system?Democrats or Republicans?..cnn poll

Quotes - please respond, discussing individual quotes before I do

With friends like these, who needs enemies?

Criminal investigation into CIA treatment of detainees expected (LA Times)

I bet he won't do this again to a female

Something to think about how the town halls disruptions "may" be used by the right.

How do we deal with the new republican screed.. and their town hall disruptions..

Rep. John Sullivan (OK) formally announces his birther credentials.

An important anniversary today. "Nixon resigns"

"Drug industry backing Obama's health care plan"?

Three Amigos summit to focus on trade.

NYT:Coming to terms with Containing North Korea

Who the heck is the Better Government For America?

San Angelo, Texas - Newspaper Page Devoted To Bake Sales and Fundraisers To Cover Medical Expenses

Great description of "the crazification factor".

Obama's best move (so far)

The Guardian: UN climate change deal needs more sacrifices by West, John Prescott warns

NPR: The Search For Green Power On And Off Of The Grid

REPORT: GM gets out from under its polluted sites scot-free

NPR: Critics Say 'Clunkers' Program Isn't Very Green (August 3rd)

Himalayan glacial melt threatens water supply for 1.3 billion people

‘Clunker’ consumers not buying gas guzzlers, study finds

A tropical wave off the African coast may become the 1st named storm of 2009

GM gets to dump its polluted sites

NY Times: Climate Change Seen as Threat to U.S. Security

Electric cars: A nice jolt for Oregon

The Benefits of Forest Restoration

All of our energy storage problems are solved...

A Plea To Obama, "Don't Back Down" On Comprehensive (Legitimate) National Health Care Reform!

Gloat-free Baseball Scores (Saturday, August 8)

Bob "Bullet" Hayes inducted into Hall of Fame (finally)

Dodgers lose again...Giants creep closer

Tiger's Giving Everyone The Finger

NFL starts tonight baby!!

My Giants are getting clobbered today

The JR Chess Report (August 9): Arctic Open ends in four-way tie, Mrs. Socko with best tiebreaks

Natinals hotter than the Yankees!!

Natinals hotter than the Yankees!!

Revised new rule! If you're going to start a new thread every time your team wins

NHL: Patrick Kane Arrested for assaulting & robbing a cabbie (for 20cents)

NFC East News: Injuries Strike Cowboys Camp

We'll find out if Paidraign Harrington can play with a Tiger breathing down his neck.

"Hamilton admits to relapse with alcohol" **Warning - Graphic Picture**

Victor Martinez must have taken the "Curse of Colavito" with him to Boston...

Tyler Bridges got another check:


Honduran taxi drivers joined protests

Chavez sitting pretty, while Uribe staggering

Peru really picks the winners: "Fujimori to face yet another trial"

Hugh O'Shaughnessy: Unasur will be Lula's show

Honduras Coup Dictator Micheletti Calls Out the Geezer Patrol

A story we did NOT see, for some reason: "U.S. Skeptical of Colombian 'Dirty Bomb' Claims"

Honduras Coup: A Template for Hemispheric Assault on Democracy

Americas Program Report: The How and Why of the Coup d'Etat in Honduras

Honduras: Military Coup Engineered By Two US Companies?

Honduras Supreme Court to Decide If Zelaya’s Ouster Illegal

Castro book instant bestseller

Venezuela: Fact sheet -- The truth about recent media events

Colombia military in bomb scandal

Poverty in Venezuela Decreased by 22.6% over Past Decade

"Breaking the Silence" or silencing the critics?

Carter planning return trip to Gaza

Israeli PM vows never to evict settlers

Gaza militants fire at Palestinian patients heading into Israel

Dahlan, Qureia vie to succeed Abbas as Fatah chief

Banning guns is like banning gay marriage.

The ‘other Israel’

These illustrate *why* gun ownership by the masses is a progressive idea

Today in Labor History Aug 7 Eugene Debs arrested, my family members part of 675,000 on strike (OS)

Unions want their money’s worth from politicians

Weekly Toll: Death in the American Workplace August 07, 2009 (over 2 dozen)

New Book: Union Strategies for Hard Times

Police seek to arrest 44 in Ssangyong plant clash

Workers tell AT&T: Don’t Wal-Mart us

NPR: Unions To Counter Town Hall 'Tea-Party Patriots': Report

Gearing Up For Netroots Nation

Appleton Electric plant to close (220 jobs gone)

Today in Labor History Aug 9 73,000 Bell Atlantic workers end a successful two-day strike over wages

Summer Contest final round is up in GD

from my new series.....

An Evening in Brooklyn

Please help me choose green poll

My diverse GREENS - please tell me what appeals and what does not.,

Another Green Poll--Help! Please (dialup warning)


What is the difference between Medical advice and Health advice?

The Health Insurers Have Already Won: Business Week (re-direct)

Senator Durbin declares he's "open" to a healthcare bill without a public option. (re-direct)

Death Panels Already Exist - At Private Insurance Companies

Howard Dean: "If you're not going to have a public option, don't pretend you're doing health reform"

Dog Domestication Likely Began in Africa

Krugman on the economy; Roubini on Bernanke

I went through with the LASIK procedure, thanks to everyone!

Court extends remand of soldier who threatened to attack Tel Aviv gay solidarity rally

X-posted: 20,000 gather in Rabin Square over gay center shooting

U.S. Military Accused of Executing Iraqi Gays

Fighting to Regain a Sense of Self

Research Shows Human Consciousness Can Live on after Bodily Death

Profound change is coming...

Squares and Oppositions. . . Help!

... and the bus wars keep continuing... "Atheist signs to be put back on Des Moines buses"

Who Is Gawd?

Was George Bush a christian?

Oh, that wacky Tennessee! They have come so far since 1925.

Damn Good Interview On arne duncan (Democracy Now! :

"The Leader in Me", by Stephen Covey...

So, I bought some vodka, but I don't have any green apples

Who the fuck is stupid enough to buy food from QVC or any of those

I love cooking for our customers with produce from our garden

Any music we all like?

Town Halls in CD-22, FYI

"People loved to hate him and, as long as the media could perpetuate the image of Jackson as "weird"

I'm the father of Jacko's daughter, says Oliver! star Mark Lester

Julie & Julia: A Review