Democratic Underground

Archives: February 6, 2009

O.K. its time for Obama to say I'm the Decider

Author: With no protocols, Gitmo became 'Dante's Inferno-ish'

Musical plea to Ken Starr: Please don't divorce my dads

Rep John Campbell (R-CA) On Month Hiatus After Surgery

Even with Space-Launch Capabilities, Iran's Threat Level Remains Low

Protestor throws shoes at City of Ithaca NY Common Council Mtg

Question has been answered. Moderators, delete.

AP: Senate rejects McCain's alternative stimulus plan

What's up with KTLK in Los Angeles?

Does anyone have pictures of the President boarding Air Force One today ...


At 55, I 'm thinking about becoming a teacher

Obama's Labor Sec...Solis has problems with Hubby's Tax Filings!

I feel awful for being so wrong about Tom Dasche, but I'm excited as hell about the idea of Dean

OK, screw the Senate - how about Sea Shepard?

Fuck the obstructionist Republicans. Time to invoke the nuclear option

A simple explanation of the $15,000 tax credit for home purchase.

****Obama now speaking to Dem leadership on CSPAN****

There's something strange about the "news" coverage today.

Okay......we've got 2 years. Who should be 'voted off the island' with regard

A small service makes a big difference on skid row - warehouse with storage bins

What is the "povery level" now days?

Just received this email from "Voters for Peace"

KO has a specal comment

Dean will not be HHS secretary.

Hey, NYC DUers, what's that smell? New really, it is.

The only reason Sarah Palin has attacked a certain senator and an actress is their gender.

I may have a job offer --and I'm retired! Some ideas for unemployed Duers!

The people have spoken. "Saddlebacking" defined!


Is this a problem, giving responses to the dumbest posts ?

OMG! After watchin CSPAN today I finally realized where I've seen Harry Reid before!!!!

Volcano Redoubt just went through sustained big rumbling, getting to the end of the opening act?

From the shameless corporate fascist kommissars at ABC.....

Reid just announced there will be no vote tonight.

Recalcitrant senators need a starve-in at their offices

First you want to take away my free TV. Now you're going to tax my tobacco ?!?!

props to Durbin for calling McCain on his "no defense spending!!!!" statement

Senator Coburn thinks zoos, museums, aquaria are "luxuries".

Senator DeMint's amendment failed!!!(via AU)

Rachel Maddow....Reid Has To Go To Bed

Mods: please merge this thread

Why is Democratic Underground the best website?

Oregon Senator Merkley: Creating Jobs Is Not "Wasteful"

Let's just start calling it the SPENDING bill and pre-empt all the bullshit

Rachel is doing a brilliant rant on Economic Stimulus

Just heard some news, is this right, the Pres got Air Force One cranked up for a hundred mile trip?

Breaking News on CNN: U.S. drops charges against USS Cole bombing suspect

Email NOW! Fill in your Senator's name...

Best post I've seen all day, and it is from a newbie! :

I missed this TARP accountability bill the House passed on 1/21/09 - thanks Rep Hinchey!

A small service makes a big difference on skid row


President Obama called it 'cable-chatter'

Only history will tell... but either the Republicans have been played for fools

In times of crisis, Parisians take to scavenging

I -heart- Jon Stewart

Scare Tactics: Cheney and Obama?!

Is Colburn just railing on an empty room and a camera?

Mandatory Thursday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

Lindsay Graham is a fucking idiot.

Bill O'Reilly Hits New Heights of Sophisticated Discourse: 'I'll Beat You With a Bat'

Why are you denied unemployment if you're going to college?

Presidential Transportation Options:

USA Swimming Suspends Phelps for 3 Months

USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps, may not swim in 2012 Games

Civil unions advancing in Hawaii

How do you contact Keith Olberman?

Junkie booked as closing speaker at CPAC 2009

Former Colorado McCain Staffer Accused of Molesting Boys

Cheers to TygrBright!

Senator Crapo?

Treasury overpaid $78 bn for toxic assets

So we get another day. (EDITED)

What the hell is this .025% APR on savings accounts BS?

Lindsay Graham says Reagan "solved" the Social Security "problem."

Sen Lindsay Graham had a melt down on the floor today..repeat now airing on Cspan.

Netflix CEO: Please raise my taxes

Senators Draft List of Cuts in Stimulus Plan (NYT 5/5)

Is the Senate vote on the Stimulus Package supposed to happen tomorrow?

Daily Show quiz

Mark Twain: Quitting smoking is easy.

Anyone hear Thom Hartmann plugging DU today?

So has Obama turned off faux news in the white house?

Question: What would be wrong with reducing the 40 hour work week to 36 hours for the next year?

Reinvent Wheel? Blue Room. Defusing a Bomb? Red Room.

Woman found guilty of carving her name in man's shoulder with Stanley knife.

I just realized something about Conan O'Brien moving to L.A.

Photo of Bush disrespecting the Oval Office.

Oh Hooray! More fun for Hurricane Ike ravaged G-Town...

Rachel segment today, Thursday,

Dupe thread..oops.

The Action America Needs by Barack Obama in WP

"The Karl Rove of the Commode" speaks out against stimulus plan

Fatal (Tylenol) tampering case is renewed

India Blames Mumbai Attacks on ISI

== Spanking the Future == By Mark Morford

C-Span Washington Journal viewers - Forbidden Planet is on TCM

Awwww. Faux's parent company suffers a $6.4 billion loss.......

I'm well over anti-smoking threads

Hey Toyota Republican senators from Dixie, don't count on any plant expansions in your states soon..

Omaha sends its stimulus wish list ($304 million)

Loosing the battle (To WIN the war)

Loosing the battle (To WIN the war)

598,000 lost jobs last month

How long is the recess? nt.

Dallas hardware store offers Bush door greeter position

A redo for those who missed it: The Bush Presidential Library

It must be impossible for a small store to keep track of recalls.

chris matthews sounds just like pat buchanan on mourning schmoe

Self delete

Federally Subsidized Interest Rates

KKKarl set to testify?

Everyone! Everyone! Please consider calling it "The Jobs Bill"

Economic Swindle-Us: Air Force To Spend $228,000 On Trout Fishing

Naomi Klein: Public Revolt Builds Against Rip-off Rescue Plans for the Economy

Moderates were key to Obama's victory

Yikes! ....... The Jobless Numbers

Do Republicans not understand that small and medium size companies will benefit by the Stimulus?

I love listening to Wall Street Execs and Investment Firm CEO's

Amy Goodman: Facing Foreclosure? Don't Leave. Squat.

I started my morning calling 7 congress critters!

CSPAN WJ is a hoot today. Knuckle draggers have figured out how to use a phone.

All Hands On Deck Please

Victory: First-Ever Felony Charges of Cruelty to Factory-Farmed Birds

What does this mean?

He doesn't walk on water

The Depression is Here

The Depression is Here

Despite Delay for DTV, FCC Concerns Remain.

A day in the American Health Care system.

Tony Blair: world needs more religion

Christina Romer on New Numbers Today

Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan (Thanks for Ruining America)

Let me see if I understand this: $700 billion to the Wall Street & banking fatcats...

Where Is The Bottom?

No help from Senate

Oh great! Sarah named Bristol after a town in Connecticut! Another "dubious achievement award"

Last known survivor of the 1906 SF quake dies

I need some help understanding something

Kellogg to drop Phelps over pot-smoking photo

Pakistan Frees AQ Khan

Bonuses - Toon

The NOVA Program "The Spy Factory" about the NSA is now available on line

I'm a little confused on something. Who are we fighting in Afghanistan, and why?

Latest Zogby push poll questions:

Florida: Well on its way to becoming Libertarian State.

Carlos Mencia yanked from Orpheus Parade (because of Katrina jokes)

Oops !!!!!

Should Democrats come up with their own brand of Contract with America.

Let's try this - free post-secondary education

My email to my Senators


The Madoff list

Now is the time for President Obama to put aside.....

"Cable chatter"

4,000 Apply For 500 Water Park Jobs

New I-Phone Application tracks menstrual cycles

New I-Phone Application tracks menstrual cycles

Broader Unemployment/Underemployment (U-6) is 13.9% ....

Coming to a Theater Near You: "Scumbag Billionaire"

I think if a senator votes

O.M.G. Condi's a V-I-R-G-I-N

Salmonella Outbreak's Pain Spreads

Is a gay woman who never has sex with men really a virgin?

Did You Know the U.S. Attorney Helps Collect Child Support?

O'riely says Obama "is confused"

For Obama to drive from D.C. to Williamsburg, they would have had to close the interstate.

Obama Whopass Plan - Stimulus must be green (video)

Dear Congress, Here is the essential truth .......

RePuke Kyl is Reading op/eds to Try to Kill Jobs Program

The Pukes' "solution" to everything is tax cuts, tax cuts, and more tax cuts.

Taxcuts in "jobs bill" is continuation of Bush policies.

$$$-The Real Reason Cheney would not let Bush Close Gitmo

Who are the democrats who are not "Team Players"?

The Rude Pundit - By the Numbers: Creeping Class Warfare, Republican Style

Here is my idea for a jobs bill.

Al Kamen: Speeches That Keep On Giving

Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan (Thanks for Ruining America)

John McCain ....... what's his IQ? ...... 80? 90?

OUT OF TOUCH Republicans oppose ceo pay limits..

Does anyone know of the fate of NEA funding in the Senate bill?

i believe that Paul Krugman just told joetheinternkiller, in VERY polite terms...

Just called both my Alabama Senators offices......

Just called both my Alabama Senators offices......

Tweety just ripped Andy Card a new one in regards to his "dress code" comments.

This is really silly, but I FINALLY realized who it is that Mitch McConnell reminds me of

Do you think this post about Obama Cussing will cause any problems?

Tampa Tribune delivered 56, 500 New Testaments to subscribers during Super Bowl

Iran Denies Visas for U.S. Women's Badminton Team

The media forgets that we elected Obama despite their best efforts to prevent it

Our grandchildren will read about September 15, 2008 in their history books

How about fed regulators stop approving mergers and acquisitions

Obama promotes champion of job outsourcing to his National Economic Council

Gotta go Amy Goodman and DemocracyNow is on, the only real news anywhere.

I have a plan to pay for the economic stimulus package...


How A Depression Unfolds - Jobs

How A Depression Unfolds - Jobs

Madoff's victims

How Theresa Hatt Caused The Financial Crisis

How Theresa Hatt Caused The Financial Crisis

Newsweek: Economic survival tips from top execs

KILL THE GOP TALKING POINT #1 - "The New Deal Prolonged the Recession"

I emailed Kelloggs and phoned them as well (foreign call ctr)

And the "No shit, Sherlock" award goes to........

Thought of the Fairness Doctrine has RATpublicons running scared

Thought of the Fairness Doctrine has RATpublicons running scared

Aid for film industry?

Justice Ginsburg has pancreatic cancer surgery

Attention: Huge Problem with the DU Home Page!!!

Attention: Huge Problem with the DU Home Page!!!

Living in the land of make believe

"corn ethanol is worse for health and the environment "

The give 'em enough rope to hang themselves strategy has played out. The Rethugs have enough rope.

Where do the Republican Senators keep their money?

Why do you think the Bank of America executives no longer need a bailout?

The Bacon Explosion: "because Republicans like meat"

Gay Rights on Fast Track at State Dept.

IF the market is like a pendulum, as it has been seen to resemble in the past

My letter to Gary Ackerman

Russ Feingold's new website: look here.....

most of the people losing jobs have children to feed - first -

Just have to share my good news.

The following is a summary from a candlelight vigil..for everyone who has been killed or seriously..

Republicans want four more years of Bush !

Why is George McGovern attending and accepting an award form CPAC?

Friday TOON Roundup 2 Republicans are the party of idea!

With the layoffs & collapsing economy, wouldn't it have been cooler to "let it collapse" last fall?!

national economy shed more than nearly 600,000 jobs

Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX),proudly compares Congressional Republicans to the Taliban.

Alabama Senator Shelby, the Obama Stimulus bill and special projects

Wall Street execs charged hooker services to corporate cards?

God dam, can we use the right words here. This is not a Wall Street problem

"Whether you're driving a hybrid or SUV -- if you're headed for a cliff, change direction."

Sam Seder throws his hat into the ring for MSNBC's 10p.m. show

I need help on a response to a Republican email from coworker

I just heard Biden is going to Germany instead of Obama

Love what Hartmann is saying now.....

Sixteen years... A tale of two presidencies

Kerry is kicking ass on the Senate floor right now

Is Lindsay Graham just mad he wasn't picked to be one of the "16"?

"The Ignorance out there is mind boggling"...

BofA CEO: "We won't need any more TARP funds"

KILL THE GOP TALKING POINT #2 - "Social Security is a Ponzi Scheme"

Val Kilmer ponders run for NM governor in 2010

My letter to congress

Max Baucus and Mark Begich are getting a workout today

Global casino decline--not a good sign

When will they vote on the stimulus bill? nt

Sucker Sen. Jim DeMint Demonstrates His Utter Cluelessness on Senate Floor

Letters Prove US Threats to Halt Intelligence to UK

GOP fuckers *might* vote for Solis if she promises not to advocate for Employee Free Choice Act

Is it unreasonable for us as a country to simply accept failure. No stimulus bill.

Is it unreasonable for us as a country to simply accept failure. No stimulus bill.

Viewer Alert: Stephanie Miller will be on C-SPAN 2/8/2009

Italy’s “Terry Schiavo case” even more like its U.S. precedent

Tax cuts? We don't need no tax cuts. We don't have to show you no stinkin' tax cuts.

The job loss numbers for January were adjusted upward to 598,000

Why not start a national lottery?

Explain to this non-American: Why don't you outlaw earmarks or pork?


Jason Leopold: Gonzales May Face Obstruction Charges in U.S. Attorney Probe

Gotta stop listening!

Allen Boyd (Bluedog FL) will face primary challenge

Is that the guy that paid for hookers talking on the senate floor?

Friday TOON Roundup 1- Poor underpaid execs!

We need to hit the streets (in DC).

Grand Island (Ne) begins poisoning birds (starlings)

TPM: How Theresa Hatt Caused The Financial Crisis

name one athlete who got reamed for lifting a mug of beer to his lips

I love John Kerry - I just wanted to say that.

Do you agree with the suspension of Phelps for 3 months due to bong picture?

The filibuster should be scrapped from the senate

Is this a problem, giving scholarships to the smartest kids ?

"How do you win Washington's message wars?"

Do you recall the WH address Reagan made in support of his 1981 tax cuts?

GOP Lawmakers Outnumber Dem Lawmakers By Almost 2 To 1 In Cable News Stimulus Debate

A no-win binary poll on immunity for torturers

Report: Bailed out companies spent $114 million on lobbying last year

Jobs paying $210,000/yr! Quick! Apply now!

John Thune: Insane Person

I have a dream where Obama beats blue-dogs with a populist demagogue stick.

A lesson from Phelps: Loosen up

Economic Catastrophe Versus Ideological Obsolescence."

Is there any society that rescues Atheists from oppressive countries?

Labor To Open Fire Over Solis Confirmation

OK. Let's have a DU "Where's Randi?" speculation-a-thon...

Can someone explain to me how the unemployment statistics

Convict Bush and Cheney and ...

Can a person pay the bills on unemployment?

I'll never figure out the goddamned stock market

Florida may not get much help from SCHIP unless they find matching dollars.

Flex Cap on Top Pay (looking for feedback and thoughts)

Help me with this one: "Reagan got us out of the last recession...

OK, lets hash this out. How would you spend a taxcut?

A look ahead - 1 year after the A.R.R.A. aka. stimulus bill

Is Jim Bunning drunk?

Photography of police may become illegal in the UK

Got a question about the 100-to-1 meme.

Judges: Miami school board can ban book about Cuba

Republicon leader & draft dodger Limbaugh less popular than Rev. Jeremiah Wright

Take the damn vote! If Obama fails, we're all toast. If he succeeds,

Elder's Meditation of the Day - February 6

Panetta: No prosecution for CIA interrogators

Republicans are perfectly okay with unemployment that matches 1974

Someone I work with has six rental houses.

They are letting Senator Ben Nelson re-write the bill w/the Repubs.

GOP outnumbers Dems 2 to 1 on cable news shows

Look at what dates are conspicuously missing from this

Obama to GOP: Shit Or Get Off the Pot! Americans Are Getting Angry.

Ben Nelson is not a "Moderate Democrat"

GOP's Latest Talking Point©: "jobs that produce wealth."

Why Did Reagan Hate America?

Who does Cheney work for?

California Gov. is shut down - Thanx to our RATpublicon Govenor

about tax credits

Chris Dodd yelling at Lindsay Graham! yay!

Obama Practically Practicing Party Politics

Call right now! Mass Transit, State aid, Education to be cut by Nelson / Collins

Flora Crater, 94, Feminist, Political Activist Fought for Equal Rights

Self delete.

Autoblog Green

Strickland wants to ban corporal punishment in Ohio schools

If they had paid the TARP money out to individuals - they would have

National Education Association mobilizes against Nelson-Collins

Democrats and Americans will NEVER win because of the MEDIA. Period.

Democrats and Americans will NEVER win because of the MEDIA. Period.

Contessa Brewer and Ron Christie should go get a room. Absolutely disgusting Dem bashing!!

So, is this bill going to be voted on today? Yes, No, Maybe?

I've been trying to call Senator Mark Udall all day.

Tests will tell if baby remains found at landfill

Why can't Obama just have the FCC reenact the Fairness Doctrine? It would solve a LOT of problems --

Did you see what Duncan Hunter is up to now?

Haley Barbour must really hate the people in his state.

Can someone answer this question for me...

NPR - IBM. Today I had the misfortune to listen to NPR talking about IBM insulting

The repukelicans clearly plan on NOT cooperating for the next 8 years.

Clean Coal is using Pres. Obama's words from the campaign trail in its commercials.

"Married couples" get $10,000...Can you build a road for $10K?

Council temporarily bans hookah lounges

No media circus is complete without...

last week we saw The Mark Morris Dance Company at The Kennedy Center

Dealing with Republicans - How do you do it and maintain sanity?

Matthews, while interviewing Cong Gary Ackerman, is actually drooling down his chin on teevee.

Why do we need the Republicans?

CNN reporting tentative agreement on stimulus bill in senate!

Obama will have about one trillion to work with plus there are other things which should be added

Huffington Post: McCain Positions Himself To Be Leading Opponent Of Senate Democratic Stimulus Plan

Taking on the Lies

IMAGE: Wall St. self-image vs. reality (Gordon Gecko vs. Ruprecht)

Those of You who are critical of Dem leadership, you may well have a point, but could

Economic Security, the Elephant in the room

When President Obama Faces Obstacles in the Congress and Senate, what is the Best Use of our Energy?

DiFi Seeks Investigation Into Reports of "Burrowing" by Bush Appointees at Pentagon

Congressional Republicans are

Congressman Hoekstra (R-Mich.) Twitters an Iraq Security Breach

How much would passing stimulus hurt TARP II

I am tired of the "War on Economics"

Charlie Ergen's EchoStar Seeking Control Of Sirius XM Radio

MSNBC reporting a deal reached in the Senate and Feckless Leader reid will try to "sell" it to ....

Self delete

Stalking the Shadows: Stranded (poem)

Does anyone else find this little man annoying?

Officials say tentative stimulus deal reached

I think that just about every fuckin' tax that needs cuttin' has been cut

Wall Street CEOs, investment bankers charged prostitutes on corporate cards, madam says

Dr Strangelove is showing tonight on TCM at 9:45pm Eastern.

Good lord, 24 Army suicides in January...just on the evening news.

Republicans need the stimulus bill to fail....

Republicans need the stimulus bill to fail....

Does anyone know anyone who talks like Haley Barbour?

Are you having a midlife crisis?

Are you having a midlife crisis?

How much do you want to bet there will be Stimulus 2.0?

How much do you want to bet there will be Stimulus 2.0?

How much do you want to bet there will be Stimulus 2.0?

How much do you want to bet there will be Stimulus 2.0?

Breaking news! Economy in the toilet!

DU electric car survey

Posted in GDP but didn't see it here. Shuster reported Ted Kennedy on way to DC for vote!!

Is this true? I'm concerned about the repercussions. Obama should make a statement.

Why Don't The Banks Want Bailout $$ Anymore?

So can we just go nuclear and tell the republicans to fuck off?

PHOTO: Tell the WORLD you are an ex-masturbator thanks to "Passion for Christ" T-shirts

Serious question: why do those stupid drug ads only target weed?

Folks, some of you here may not have heard of Thomas Malthus

Folks, some of you here may not have heard of Thomas Malthus

Palin named her daughter after ESPN headquarters

How is anyone finding communications with elected officials these days?

AP CEO: Bush administration turned the U.S. military into a global propaganda machine

Remember back in 1993 when Clinton wanted a huge stimulus bill.

Todd Palin held in contempt of Alaska state Senate

Do you approve of smoking?

Ashley Judd is right. Sarah Palin is wrong. Elisabeth Hasselbeck is clueless and should STFU

Giving unemployed people a tax cut. Giving bankrupt companies a tax cut.

Ashley Judd on Larry King Tonight talking about "Eye on Palin"

I need some help on a "Buy America" bullet point ltte

Global GENERAL STRIKE March 13-19th

Republicans added $5 trillion dollars to the debt in last eight years...

Boxer or Feingold for Majority Leader

Really need your Best Wishes, Saturday begins stage 3 of my Great Smoke Out...

So has anyone emailed those Southern state Senators

Coping with the anger. Any suggestions?

The Democrats will continue to be too weak as long as there

great front page of Huffington Post

If you are right, it's hard to even care anymore. Maybe it's time to toss in the towel.

If you are right, it's hard to even care anymore. Maybe it's time to toss in the towel.

Every Day the Republicans Delay - 8,005 jobs are lost

The greatest threat to America today is the Republican Party

Obama - "The Resident" - Did I hear that right?

To those complaining about the President taking AF 1 on a short flight

Why Is Reid So Damned Afraid of an F-ing Filibuster?!?!

Theosexual Sally Kern is at it again.

Theosexual Sally Kern is at it again.

It has begun... The EVIL Obama shots are coming!

Etta James wants to 'whip' Beyonce for singing 'At Last' at the inauguration

What "Qualifies" a Candidate for Public Office?

What "Qualifies" a Candidate for Public Office?

CNBC Graphic: Capping Salaries VS Keeping Talent.

Put the money back? Goldman Sachs wants to pay back the bailout money

Teacher of the year taken away on drug charges

I noticed $51 credited to my Bank of America credit card , from " GOV T EMPLOYEESWASHINGTON"

Octuplets' mother had depression, suicidal thoughts while starting a family

DU This Poll on Franken v. Coleman

Naomi Klein: Public Revolt Builds Against Rip-off Rescue Plans for the Economy

Happy birthday Bob Marley

Solution to the US/Canadian Trade Deficit (protect American workers now!)

Noise, noise, noise, we're getting lost in the NOISE

Reid cut a deal on the bailout. Translation, he caved.

****9th Circuit Court Rules Against DOMA****

Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) on capping CEO pay: "I thought, is this still America?"

MOYERS TONIGHT - The Mainstream Media Machine - corporate embeddedness (Glen Greenwald/Jay Rosen)

George Bush, the Poster Child for Inheritance Tax Reform

I just gotta say this. Its killin' me ......

Has Barney Frank Ever Actually Read The Constitution?

California Medical Board Probes Octuplet Birth

Crisis in Western Alaska - Palin says "Qu'ils mangent de la Pilot bread"

Here's A Tax Change I'd Like To See: Make All Home Improvents Tax Deductible.

How I quit smoking ........

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, for crissake people. Come ON!!

Today I PISSED off a right winger by saying...

DEA Raids More California Medical Pot Dispensaries - Obama Admin. Reiterates Pledge to Stop Them

It's finally hitting home for me - my ex-wife is in danger of losing her job.

Bill to legalize gay marriage filed in Vermont

Here's why Republicans are acting as though they won.

Prominent gay donor, philanthropist faces Vegas casino debt charge

Prominent gay donor, philanthropist faces Vegas casino debt charge

Did DU see this? Guy who fought Obama's 'eligibility' situation posts, and it's wacko!

Dems should hire me

Woo-hoo! Todd Palin guilty of "Contempt of Senate"

Krugman: "isn’t much room for bipartisanship when 87.8% of the other party is totally irresponsible.

PollyAnna Thread

They're not 'moderate' law makers

Man who beat civil rights leader, John Lewis, asks forgiveness

Death-bots for sale or lease as seen on DemocracyNow

Kids like these give me hope for the future: Shawnee Mission East HS vs. Fred Phelps

Feb. 6 marks 33 years of imprisonment for Leonard Peltier. PLEASE call the WH today

KICK & REC. IF YOU THINK... arnghhh!! Give me, please, a break!!!

Distinguishing MONSANTO's totalitarian "use of science" from its claims to science

Need a laugh? Ted Haggard Had a Sex Toy Molded After Himself, Used It

"...people who are not willing to accept a full-time job..." (Haley Barbour)

Uniting American Families Act of 2009

Another senator lines up behind 'Fairness Doctrine'

A WPA-type program I'd like to see done right now to employ IT-ers.

A WPA-type program I'd like to see done right now to employ IT-ers.

REPORT: GOP Lawmakers Outnumber Dem Lawmakers By Almost 2 To 1 In Cable News Stimulus Debate Again»

Want to boycott Kellogg's?

Christian right wooed by Obama turns on him

I blame Harry Reid for what is going on in the Senate right now.

WI teacher suspended after posting Facebook photo of her with a gun

I just saw our President and Air Force One land at

The *Other* New Flavor from Ben And Jerry's

I have 120 rooms booked in Vegas for this June for my annual junket, and

There should be a tax penalty for every family that has more than 2 kids

Is it yet time for torches and pitchforks?

I guess I am the only smoker who doesn't mind paying higher taxes for cigarettes

Obama needs to address the Nation and explain how Govt spending creates jobs immediately

what about the "fair tax" any thoughts??

How strongly do we value Animal Life?

It is a JOBS BILL.

Most important news story of the week (ending February 6, 2009)

Food Bank Friday! February 6, 2009!

Krugman: Obama's bipartisan attempts only empowered those who take orders from Rush Limbaugh.

Here's a special gift from me to those special people on DU, who ...

A must see: Great achievements in American socialism

Is using violence to keep someone from killing an endangered animal ethical?

"The War on Terror is a Hoax!"

Can Californians do this?

If you're looking for a job to tide you over or supplement your income

Holy. Fucking. Shit.

Freedom to Marry Week 12th Annual Observance February 8-14, 2009

This Is 1930. What Are You Going to Do?

We've had a war on terra, war on drugs - isn't it time for a WAR on REPUBLICANS?

Do you support the death penalty?

Do you support the death penalty?

35 yr. old, Neil Kashkari (alias "The Mummy") Still Running TARP!

Ever since news of their affair has come out, it seem Joe and Mikah are not

How Bush Threatened Britain-LETTERS NOW RELEASED PROVE-Bush Intervened-To Suppress Torture Evidence

Ford Fiesta ECOnetic 65-75 MPG-Will Not be Sold in USA

Wall Street CEOs, investment bankers charged prostitutes on corporate cards, madam says

Marijuana haters are really annoying.

Sarah Palin: What I've Learned

Did you watch Mayor Virg Bernero on CNN this morning?

Barack Obama is tired of your motherfucking shit

Gen X'ers: If you could rename your generation, what would you name it?

Who suffers more from the Dem capitulation on that portion of the Stimulus bill?

Whew! Ok, I think I figured out the Facebook problem

Actual unemployment rate 13.9%: Merrill Lynch

YouTube Users Lash Out At Warner Music Group.

Erotica....lets face it, thats what the majority of my paintings are

Ever testified at a trial? I once was looking out my window because there

Anyone here ever take the GMAT?

Reading blogs is funny

Since Ben & Jerry's made "Yes Pecan" ice cream in honor of Barack Obama

animated map of the growth of Target

Fans of mindless 60's psychedelic garage-rock: check in!

Cupid- Great Video

I think we have all been duped in the Michael Phelps thing-he clearly got caught

same problem, but

Anyone know if there's a Tim Horton's in downtown Denver?

Requesting permission to slap the hell out of Lindsay Graham.

She's yarp she's yarp she's yarp... she's in my head!

Just did my taxes. I'm getting back a big 10 smackaroos!!!

Maybe Quaker should pick up Phelps' contract?

Really, I mean WTF?!? A beer mitten?

Should Kellogg's end Bush's endorsement deal because he's an alcoholic coke snorting war criminal?

I just have to brag...

Beauty is the second thing to go!

I have a question for those who are familiar with dealing with narcissists...

Raise your hand if you're happy tomorrow is Friday

An artist or an ape ?.... I swear this is so funny !

New definition of nasty:

Dcik Cheney is a douche


It's late, and I'm watching The Golden Girls...

For DU Gays, lesbians, Bi, Trans, et al. How would you like your mate?

Where's Philboy?

Jeff Beck vs Jimi Hendrix

but is it worth $129.99...?

Ohhhhhhhhh MccTaTas.."Larry King and Joe Torre Drop Acid"

I was just really mean to one of my dogs.

Public service announcement: If you're lying in bed late at night

Does anyone here shrink .jpg for fun?

Worst third installment in a movie series

Im buzzin Big time....ask me anything..

Any cool Firefox themes, add-ons, etc you'd recommend?

I got my YMCA membership reduced from $75 to $48 a month

call me Mr. Eagle

So I bought some pickled ginger today

Working Dog Avalanche Training in Colorado.

Happy birthday Rick Astley

Good morning Lounge

cocksucker blues

BREAKING: Kellogg's retroactively & posthumously terminates Bob Marley, Peter Tosh endorsement deals

Any coin collectors out there? Advice Please

I was PUI last night.

Val Kilmer to run for governor?

Mun gadishki doo gadishki dee -- erm Bork Bork Bork


At what point should I consider my "overnight" delivery overdue/not coming?

Hootie and the Blowfish

Oh, my - I can't believe this Wall Street Journal LTTE writer can say this with a straight face


My letter to Kelloggs...Phelps content

“Would you be happy if you hadn’t made it big as a singer/songwriter?”

Don't think about how you

Word of the day is "LaShaun" - add "LaShaun" to modify a thread title.

When Do You Replace Car Belts & Hoses?

Loungers suffering from the flu: check in here.

question to kitty moms or dads

Is Aldi's grocery store worth driving out of your way for?

Is Aldi's grocery store worth driving out of your way for?

One-night stand man wakes to find lover has carved her name into his arm

I am officially desperate

If Michael Phelps loses all his endorsements, who should be willing to take him?

Someone tell me what my opinion should be about the Ettta James/Beyonce flap

Friday morning poetry

Translation help (Spanish to English)

Porn firm offers 'discount' over Super Bowl interruption

Parents divorcing when their kids are grown

1400 square foot Silicon Valley McMansions for only $700K

Virginity flamewar breaks out in GD

I'm upset by the whole James Phelps thing.

What are some good DVDs for the kids( 7,6 and 3 years old)?

Who would win the 3-way governor "Go 4 Blood" match?

Any Lounge Cowboy fans ready to abandon ship?

I have a question about jury duty....

LaShaun Is In The House

Better robot?

La Shaun is being very testy today


Have you ever felt so stable is scares you?

Anyone see Viking kitties lately?

Have you ever foaled in a stable? It scares you!

Sunday Girl just said, "Yes," just as plain as any human would say it.

New U2 video is here

What a beautiful day!! High is 65 and not a cloud in the sky.

Seen on today's torrent list

Forget Left Is Write's dream--mine was weirder!

IT'S FRIDAY!!!!!! Weekend Plans here.

JackMN got his dance on at the dentist's office this morning.

Post something you like about LaShaun

Which Type of Person Are You?

Not only is Etta sorry for what she said, but now Bale apoligizes too!

I had some seriously weird dreams last night, including Keith Olbermann being my dentist.

Seriously, I found the real LaShaun

If you think Nadya Suleman isn't batshit crazy, watch the interview.

If you are nice, TZ will allow you to speak to "LaShaun"

Call me stupid, but who the f**k is La Shaun?

I'm away from the Lounge for 3 hours and already I'm behind on the whole "LaShaun" thing

31 years ago today, the NE Blizzard of 1978 struck.

Etta James is going to kick Beyonce's ASS!!!!

Why can't you be more like LaShaun???

Paging LaShaun

Question for fans of the TV show, "Combat!" (1962-67)

Pterosaurs still exist!

Check out the Phillies' Spring Training essentials!

(on ex-masturbators)Ernest Borgnine on FUX a few months ago

I've been shopping.

Woo hoo! 207.5 lbs this morning! That's 2.5 lbs from last Friday.

My name is NOT LaShaun!

Does your cat come when you call him/her?

Bra for men hot seller in Japan

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Fri 2/6/2009)

Apparently invoking Godwin's law will get your post deleted...

Mr. Dinger & I Went Snowshoeing Last Weekend (Pics)

I got stung in the face by a bee

WAY cool calendar (with hi-res PDFs for you to print)

Hilarity in GD

Hilarity in GD

The worst movie with the best cast?

Is everyone messed up in some manner, or do I just attract people of such character?

OMG I am doing nothing. Ask me anything!

I hate to break it to you, Loungers...

It is NOT National Dude Day

Can a cat's eyes change color?

Post something that makes you want to shit your pants.

Post something you like about Virgin.

Did you know that the President of Iran is a 60's garage rock fan?

i just found my childhood best friend

Halo 3 Live... Most Addictive Thing Ever?

Post something you like about Vagina

Post something you like about Vagina


The $5 a bag library sale! WHOO HOO!

i'm lurid

stability over......should have kept my big mouth shut

OMG I just bought a Ped Egg! Ask me anything!

Jesus Christ. I wish it were 1970 again. Or 1982. Or even 2004.

So now that the election is overwith - what is Lee Mercer Jr. doing with himself these days?

All I ask of God (Tonight's lullaby)

I can't understand why my dog is gaining weight.

Post something you like about Angina.

Wolfgang's Vault has been psychedelicized: 1968 Chambers Bros. concert w/ 22-min. version of "Time"

KISS fans: what's the best "greatest hits" collection for a beginner?

Cool site for artists to turn their work into prints, etc., for sale

31 Days of Oscar on TCM! Which movies will you watch?

Merry Birthday, Bob Marley!

What RSS feeds do you subscribe to?

Can you interpret this dream?

I just finished pimpin' mcctatas' ride. Think she'll like it?

Hmmm.... is your picker broken? (no not nose)

kitten picture of the day for friday february 6

Last weekend I spend $300 on kitchen supplies and this weekend i am going to get to use them

Ray Charles, Jerry Lee Lewis and Fats Domino - I can't get enough

Frank Zappa fans of the lounge - what would you consider his definitive masterwork?

Any ex-masturbators here in the lounge?

Post something you like about Delaware

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

Here is something I saw on youtube that I wanted to share with everyone else who is going to hell

A sight reading challenge for DU musicians

Slate's All Star Celebrity Rant (video)

Post something you like about Massachusetts!

Post something you like about Me!

I'm really mad about the whole Michael Phelps thing.

Post something you like about pasta.

Fun with liquid hash.

It's teh lolcats song!

It is NOT National Nude Day

The Snuggie Cult

Post something you don't like about ME.

Post something you hate about Mississippi.

Orrex's balls

Post something you like about Virginia

Chocolate covered bacon. Seriously.

What is a nice gift to give to a couple who have invited you over for dinner. I don't

DU Ladies: I need your help!

What was the wackiest advice you got from your mom growing up?

Wouldn't you love to have your milk delivered by this guy

You know, I do enjoy a good cup of tea.

Jabo0odyDubs. The Best thing to ever happen to Billy Mays

Speaking of Twilight, I teach middle school and see all the fads

I keep seeing signs for "steelcut oatmeal"

Wonka has come out with NEW Pineapple Runts!!

Friday Night Picture Thread - Oldies Issue!

I found my HS best friend on FB, but she hasn't replied.


Post something you like about Maryland

Newt Gingrich for secretary of health and human services? NO !!!!!

Panetta Confirmation Hearing: Obama's CIA Pick Says No More "Extraordinary Rendition"

ABC: Obama Likely to Order Military Commission Charges Dropped Against Terrorist Suspect Al-Nashiri

For Now, No Separate Jewish Liaison For Obama

Who was that dormouse woman on "Hardball"

PHOTOS 2004 to 2009 ..... is it the same person??

Special Comment Alert: KO To do one on Cheney and his Scare Tactics

re: post-partisanship. what is it, of value, that we're supposed to learn from the GOP?

What is wrong with these people?

Media Matters: ABC News embarrasses itself

I'm sorry Chris Mathews couldn't find a Dem to counter Lindsey Graham

PHOTO So, eh, who intends buying one of these for their Valentine?

do media whores realize just how much they're whoring?

President Obama Versus the CW Machine, Round One

Howard Finemann just said (on Countdown) that Obama may not get the bill passed tonight...

Obama on live on cnn nt

75 billion goes to the States - Repuke talking point

GO OBAMA!!!!!! (cspan) nt

Looking at CSPAN2 live coverage of the Senate it does appear we will have some action tonight..

Obama Really Stuck A Dagger In Them With the CEO Cap

Senate votes to ban executive bonuses

The UK Courts know. The UK Foreign Office will not ask. Was Britain and the US complicit in torture?

keith is back on countdown!!! with special comment on dick cheney! nt

*** URGENT: Your help and ideas are needed! ***

Once again the IT & Engineering fields get the shaft; H1-Visa

Deep Impact, Morgan Freeman and the Economic Stimulus Plan

I think it's time for ALL the Governors to go to Washington and demand the passing of this bill

The Impending Obama Meltdown

What's the best way to get Obama a message that we support what he's doing and wish him well?

***Heads Up: POTUS speaking to House Democrats in Willimasburg***

PHOTOS One last dance? C'mon, it's been a tough week.....where's the harm in a bit of romance ;-)

Repug meme: Obama has gone into "campaign mode" (to sell the jobs/stimulus bill)

Obama's faith-based order: "while preserving our fundamental constitutional commitments."

FIRED UP!!!! Obama just spoke at Democratic retreat...

Obama breaks same promise again ("sunlight before signing")

Pretty please: Link for Obama's speech tonight? (Brit/Irish TV busy covering 2-ins-of-snow crisis)

Way to go Governor Randell you said it right tonight

the good thing about Obama 'reaching across the isle' early in his Presidency...

"Dean For HHS Gains Momentum"

House Democrats from Texas to take lead in choosing federal judges (meet with White House lawyer)

It's not a stimulus bill only...

Are we getting the jobs bill passed tonight or not?

Keith O did a great job of beating up on Cheney

Leahy Coy on New 'Blue Slip' Policy (may move federal judge nominees without state Senator approval)

Does someone have a video of Obama tonight? I missed it...

Truly, Politico is vile: "TelePrompter malfunction? O goes way off-script..seeming to fumble..."

**Heads BACK Up: CSPAN Rebroadcasting POTUS Speech From Tonight***

Reid's abruptly stopping work on the bill tonight means the votes are not there for cloture.

Obama Turns Up Heat, Slams GOP Ideas

Late night club - Don't worry about postponement of the vote

President Obama Speaks to House Democratic Caucus: "The American people are watching" (transcript)

Judd Gregg cut out of overseeing Census

What a Stimulus Package for America needs


Now HERE are some job cuts we can be happy about!

Is the only video of Obama's speech to the retreat on CSPAN?

What's up wih these so-called BLUE DOG Democrats

White House on Google Earth 5.0 doesn't look right...

I'm sick and tired of Obama trying to work with these ass rethugs

Does Anyone Know...

What team of rivals?

What scares the Republicans most: What if it works?

Etta James is going to kick Beyonce's ASS!!!!

PNHP recommendations for HHS

NYT: The Comedy of Ineptitude, Political Division

Obama has a blue ribbon panel of economic advisors - how much input did they have in stimulus?

"WH Press Sec the new hunk"

Here is a good website on saving our economy


Gergen worries that Obama was too partisan tonight

I think it's time to start

Michelle reading "Moon over star"

Fellow citizens, I've decided that if it takes $800billion to oppose republicans

The 2010 ads against Republicans should have footage from what's on NOW on Senate floor

So Reid went from "We have the votes" yesterday to "cautiously optimistic" today

The Sky Is Falling!!

The Real News: Two years recession, or ten years of hell?

Ghoul Alert! Disgraced Congress critter Newt Gingrich is darkening C-SPAN Journal's Door.

2-3 years from now, after the stimulus bill passes and is successful.

The more negative everyone else around me goes, the more positive I feel about things

Do people in the corporate MSM expect Barack Obama to deliver a magic pill?

CSPAN Stream, my comp has proxy that blocks CSPAN

Lindsey Graham on Hardball is "disappointed"

Panetta Takes Back Remarks On Detainee Rendition

M$M puts Obama on ignore

Is it me? Or is Lieberman arguing for the stimulus bill?

Does anyone think the Senators will watch Obama's fired-up speech he gave tonight-

President Obama Hitting Back

Petition to make Sen. Boxer Majority Leader?

White House briefing on now on CNN

Pelosi and Reid must go. Business as usual should end.

UGH Phil Bredesen in line to be HHS?

a possible clue as to why Dean hasn't been placed

RNC shakeup as Steele asks for resignations

Eye On Sarah Palin, Ashley Judd, Wolves & Helpless Baby Caribou (Video)

President Obama is comming to town.

Obama: “I’m not interested in groupthink"

A beautiful NY Times Editorial

Mr. Secretary?

Val Kilmer ponders run for NM governor in 2010

Napolitano is apparently a spam artist,

I ordered something yesterday afternoon and it arrived at 9:30 this morning.

Hey, Lieberman is pretending to be a Democrat today

Did anyone hear Krugman call Greenspan "Uncle Alan Greenspan"

"The Maverick"

Why is this joker talking about ACORN?

Obama Approval Steady: Gallop Daily Tracking - MSM Lying Asses Off

If Senate Dems use the "Nuclear Option" now, we're screwed when we are in the minority again.

If they Were Cable News and not Cable Chatter, they would be showing the Senate Debate in Full!

Barack Obama is @#$% tired of this @#$%! (nsfw plan for the stimulus)

We Must Spend the Next 12 hours lobbying our Senators.

Tonight Is Date Night for the Obamas

Paul Krugman: "It's time for Obama to go on the offensive"


Food stamps and Health Care Benefits are not stimulative

President Obama should have embraced the revamping of the AMT

If they start letting Dems on Big Media here's what they should say about the Jobs Program

Keep the Senate in Session 24/7 Until the Recovery Bill Is Passed

I don't want to be goddamned "fired up" any more.

I don't want to be goddamned "fired up" any more.

McCain is using his "grouchy" voice again, opposing Obama's stimulus plan.

President Obama To Do Town Halls.......

The Repug Talking Heads Are Still Referring To Items Taken Out Of The Bill.....

This is what Republican Senators want cut from the Stimulus bill..(DO SOMETHING!)

Rick Sanchez for MTP.

WP: "The knives are already out" - Bushies lobbing sharp criticisms at the Obama admin

We need a scarcasm avatar to use for terror-mongers--like Cheney.

Is FEMA prepared against America's disaster(s) due to the economy?

Homelessness is going to become rampant in the streets with people going hungry

Obama's Perks: Private Jet, Chef Tax-Free

Who the hell is this woman filling in for Randy she's had nothing but rethugs on the show

The New Agenda calls on NY Senate to Force Monserrate to Step Down (Press Release)

I want to hand out maps for the homeless to pick up at a shelter

CNN just reported Voinovich is out of the Bi-Partisan negotiations

How many people here have contacted their Senators about the education cuts?

McCain doesn't know how many houses he owns.

Todd Palin Guilty of Contempt by Alaska State Senate

Confidence in Obama Remains High After Cabinet Troubles

Info-packed summary of current Senate discussions on economic package (the Hill)

President Obama is the only Democrat in the Beltway who knows how to work the media.

Axelrod doing a good job on the Newshour

Everyone better go full thottle on the House next week

Russell Simmons is crazy. Let the celebrity worship begin.

Definition: Tentative - not fully worked out or agreed on; uncertainly;

Senator Says Progress Made To Cut Billions From Education And Add 13 Billion For The Pentagon!

Matthews: 'Precious' ex-Bush aide 'dainty' about how Obama dresses

Jobs and the Presidents who loose them

Senate Agreement on Huge Stimulus Cut! Only 780 Billion In Senate Bill!

Obama appoints Gay Man to Faith-Based Council

Just a few observations (taxes, stimulus bill)

Why the heck does the MSM continue to say that we need 60 votes to get something passed

Dallas hardware store offers Bush door greeter position

Just saw Tom Coburn on MSNBC ... what an ass. I looked him up ....

So what happens if the Republicans gut the Senate version of the bill and don't filibuster...

Diaper Dave: GOP "scared to death" of President Obama's popularity

Pentagon: 27,000 employees, $4.7 billion for "influence operations" per AP boss

Because I think we could all use a bit of cheering up.

Shuster just reported that Ted Kennedy is on the way to DC to vote!!!

Krugman: Republicans are putting the nation’s future at risk - and Obama should say so

Joe Madison: There should be a morgage Holiday in the stimulus package

Oh for F@#KS SAKE why can't they just call them on this filibuster crap?

I'm shocked that so many do not understand that President Obama is dealing with a co-equal branch.

Should there a be a gag order on Biden?

John Kerry is on the Senate floor now

Finally! Norah O'Donnell goes off on Sen. Thune

CNN is saying education, special education among the large cuts

Does Lindsay Graham have ants in his pants???

Why is Reid the Senate Majority Leader? Seriously?

McCain Blasts Obama

Can anyone tell me? Does President Obama return the salutes his military guards offer him?

Former Chief of Staff Card: Might as well be saying, "PUT YOUR JACKET ON, BOY!"

Presidential Transportation Options:

Where are the fast responsders from the Obama and (Bill) Clinton

I am SO through with Morning Joe!!!11!!one!

Diane Feinstein is going to hear it from Me!

What does bipartisanship even mean?

The Titanic is sinking and we sent the wealthy off on lifeboats with all their posessions.

Proper Prior Planning always includes Alternate Plan B

Gitenstein possible in DOJ? Another lobbyist nominee? U.S. Chamber of Commerce?!

It's happening. 200,000 California employees furloughed tomorrow. Offices closed including DMV.

Notice that the MSM only Report what the "Blogs" are saying when they feel like it.....

If Ted Kennedy gets there and the bill fails to get 60, whichever Dems. voted "no" should feel awful

Does President Obama Understand??????

Study finds educated, affluent GOP members moving to Dems

CNN: Tentative Deal reached for $780 Billion deal

The American people have been brainwashed. Time to shake ourselves out of the stupor.

DAMN!!!! look what the rethugs and blue dog democrats are trying to cut out of the stimulus plan

Obama starts town hall meetings next week with the American people

WAPO: Obama's Prime-Time Addresses Could Cost Networks Millions

Tweety: Call Their Bluff, Dare Them To Filibuster

Feinstein speaks out against Obama's Plan: 'I Think As We Dither, Rome Burns'

Gibbs is really loosening up, finding his voice, and doing very well...

BINGO: Reagan without the Sacred Jacket in the Oval Office

PHOTO Michelle - The Most Beautiful Photo Yet??

Is there any way to get at more accurate unemployment figures than those released each Friday?

Republican Senators calling our Pres. "obama", NOT Pres. Obama.

Obama to reverse Bush limits on Stem Cell Research

Morning Joe just now was f*cking pathetic.

Has anyone got a list of what the GOP want to take out of the stimulus package?

Is Panetta right about prosecuting CIA officers?

Please show my thread some love ...

Kick and Recommend if you think OUR PRESIDENT IS ON FIRE!!!!!!

President Obama's Original Price Tag was 775 BILLION!

****Heidi appreciation thread!****

i'm bored

What would you do if you had a wild oat?

The unemployed need to march...on state capitals, on DC, in counties.

No vote tonight... Senate adjourned till 10 am tomorrow morning.

Republicans are STILL in their "let's fuck America up as much as possible just because we can" mode!

"They Call Meee Mr. Tibbs!"

Dems want GOP to give up some tax cuts

Latest Cuts To The Stim Package: Head Start, Child Nutrition, Food Stamps Public Transit

Jacketless Presidents in the White House even chimp (Photos)

What does the recession look like where you are?

The Longer the Bill takes to Pass, the Worse those against it will Look before this is Over!

Kirsten Gillibrand was a lawyer for the tobacco companies!

Americans United Says President Obama's 'Faith-Based' Program Lacks Adequate Constitutional Safeguar

Obama appoints gay man to faith-based initiatives office.»

Just listened to the speech tonight...he is F***ING majestic.

The media has TOTALLY!! let the rethugs set the agenda on the stimulus package

Franco Harris may run against Arlen Specter

Why "Tax cuts = Jobs" is a lie: Exxon Mobil

In times of crisis, Parisians take to scavenging

Obama's Perks: Private Jet, Chef Tax-Free

U.S. suspends peanut company (linked to salmonella) from federal contracts

US Airways to charge $7 for pillows and blankets

Key Bush Gitmo Advisors Still on Job at Pentagon

Senate Struggles on Stimulus in Nighttime Session.

Charges dropped in Guantanamo terror trial

Watchdog: Treasury overpaid for bank stocks

Fla. doctor investigated in badly botched abortion

O'riely says Obama "is confused"

Ohio's University Presidents Won't See Pay Cuts

Christian right wooed by Obama turns on him

Cambodia, Thailand agree border troop withdrawal

Lawmaker demands Japan PM apologize over POW labor

Clinton Packs Full Asia Agenda for First Trip as Secretary of State

Angry protests at Pakistan blast

Payrolls plunge 598,000, the most since 1974

Afghanistan, Iran, NATO focus of security meeting

Panetta says he would end harsh CIA interrogation tactics

Sarkozy condemns British Holocaust denier

Despite Delay for DTV, FCC Concerns Remain.

Air traffic tapes of Hudson plane crash released

Lawyer: Pakistani nuclear scientist freed from house arrest

Wall Street CEOs, investment bankers charged prostitutes on corporate cards, madam says

Pelosi on Obama: 'We have his back'

Sharp Sees First Loss in Five Decades as Demand Slows

Israeli polls show far-right gains

Dallas hardware store wants George W. Bush to be its door greeter

Chrysler Idling 3 Plants Monday

US attorney general to attend Selma event

GM halts political funding

Watchdog: Treasury overpaid for bank stocks

How about fed regulators stop approving mergers and acquisitions

Lets see who becomes next anti-trust chief at doj.

Val Kilmer ponders run for NM governor in 2010

U.S. Needs Clear Mission In Afghanistan: Obama.

Democrats Aim to Pass U.S. Rescue Package Friday.

Possible Link Between Dam and China Quake

Charges dropped against suspect in USS Cole bombing

Delphi Seeks Permission To Eliminate Retiree Health Care (to about 15,000 Delphi salaried retirees)

U.S. Treasury Hires Bankruptcy Firms To Advise On Auto Plans

Iceland central bankers snub PM deadline

Judge in autism case injects insult to Sarah Palin

Obama Calls Delays on Stimulus ‘Inexcusable and Irresponsible’

Houston lawsuit blames Halliburton, KBR in Iraq death

(Iraq President) Talabani, GOP delegation discuss oil sector development

FBI investigates DC letter with powder, dead fish

Pakistan court says nuke scientist is free citizen

2 Afghans face death over translation of Quran

Ginsburg aims to be at court's next session

Panetta takes on Cheney at hearing

Wall St. employees accused in insider trading ring

Kellogg To Drop Phelps Over Pot Smoking Photo

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Friday February 6

Obama Reverses Bush Effort In Pollution Case

U.S. consumers missing more debt payments

FDA: Peanut plant knowingly sent bad products

Mass Layoffs Hit RNC

(US Rep) Artur Davis launches run for governor today at noon in Birmingham

Biden will set US tone in European trip

Barney Frank: TARP's comp curbs could be extended to all businesses

Todd Palin Held In Contempt of Alaska State Senate

UN halts Gaza aid over 'thefts'

Aides to Bredesen Say White House Is Considering Governor

Ga. woman claiming Obama-related arson charged

Insured Cancer Patients Face High Costs

U.S. Senate votes to ban executive bonuses (at banks that take taxpayer $$$ - past and future)

Dems angered by Cheney warnings

Obama CIA pick backtracks on "torture" charge

Dewey Martin, drummer of Buffalo Springfield, passes away.

Court: Miami-Dade schools can yank book on Cuba (political book banning)

Senators reach tentative $780B stimulus deal, sources say

Calif. octuplets' mom's veil of secrecy vanishes

Bush overpaid banks in bailout, watchdog says

Kissinger held secret talks in Russia

France's leftists launch New Anti-Capitalist Party

Some TV stations to end analog signal on Feb. 17

Obama executive order favors union labor

Stimulus checks scrambling many tax returns

Flu not the big killer in 1918 pandemic?

Senate bill would bar H-1B hiring at firms receiving bailout money

Coleman seizes on newfound ballots

Protest ship rams whaler

N.Y.C. so costly you need to earn six figures to make middle class

Clinton: Kyrgyzstan base closure decision 'regrettable'

Nana Mouskouri - Song for Liberty

Worldwide English (0) My Videos

Darth Cheney strikes back on Politico!

Tom Geoghagen explains the Employee Free Choice Act Really to John Amato

TYT: Are Obama Cabinet Picks Scared of Republicans or Hiding Something?

2/5/09 President Obama Speech on the Economy in Williamsburg, Va. PART 1 of 2

2/5/09 President Obama Speech on the Economy in Williamsburg, Va. PART 2 of 2

National Student anti-fees Protest - Dublin, February 2009

Students and teachers protest in Paris - 05 Feb 2009

America's unfinished elite business: Assassinations, Wars, & Depressions

(Did You Know?)

Save Our Wall Street Executives!

Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Cent.Democracy Now 2/6/09 Pt. 2

Obama: voters sent us here to bring change

To the Muslims of the Twenty-First Century: by Dr. Rafey Habib

Jim Rogers on the Asian Financial Forum pt 1/2 Jan 21 2009

Israel Sees No Pressure On Nuclear Ambiguity Policy

ˇQue se vayan todos! - that's the global backlash talking

Stars of the Anti War movement speaking on Bush's Last Day

Growing Up Left

In-Depth Look - Gloom, Boom & Doom - Bloomberg

Joe the Plumber Nails the GOP 'Stimulus Position'

Greenpeace Campaign to Stop Harp Seal Hunt 1976

Sen.?? Sessions - Republicans Are Like The Taliban

Global crisis fuels protests

Kim Jong Il Announces Plan To Bring Moon To North Korea

Sea Shepherd Ship Blocks Transfer of Killed Whale and Encounters Harpoon Ship

Republican Senators in Action 2/6/09

The Daily Left - Rove Refuses Subpoena

Paul Krugman Talks Stimulus on MSNBC PT1

Tech firms battle US job protection laws while importing workers(Microsoft, IBM, AT&T and others)

Twenty Years of Dick's Tricks Got Us Here (No, Not That Dick, the Other One)

Kyrgyzstan shows US the door

NYT Timothy Egan: Boo Hoo in the Boardroom

TYT: Democrats Now Desperate To Get ANY Republican Votes

Pat Robertson Said Armageddon Would Be A "Battle" Over Who Controls Jerusalem

Getting Tough in Washington.

Volcker Chafes at Panel Delay, Clashes With Summers (Update1)

The Jobs Problem You Don't Know About

Obama's Stimulus Speech At The House Democrats Retreat

Ex-McCain aide accused in Pueblo fondling cases

New Hampshire Leads Next American Revolution! (Conservatives Freak Out)


Rachel Maddow: "Thank you Amish!"

Boxer Calls Graham Out on His Theatrics

USDOJ-Former Memphis Police Officer Found Guilty on 44 Counts of Civil Rights

A reminder from Howard Dean (the Democratic wing)

Here’s the Plan That'll REALLY Work: Stack All 'John Thunes' to the Moon

Wired for War: The Robotics Revolution and Conflict in the 21st Cent.Democracy Now 2/6/09 - Pt 1

The Oracle with Max Keiser - BBC World News - 06 February 2009

Why Israel Is Losing the Liberals

Hold Israel Accountable for Gaza

Friday Furloughs begin for CA state workers

Alabama Senator Shelby, the Obama Stimulus bill and special projects

Lindsey Graham Explains His 'Theatrics'

Congress Seeks To Cap Octuplet Mom's Eggs-ecutive Play

Don't Divorce Us

Why did Cheney say what he said the other day?

US Analog TV Shutdown Bolder, Riskier Than Most .

Warning over 'surveillance state' (BBC)

TYT: Obama Cracks The Whoopin' Stick On Republicans (!)

In times of crisis, Parisians take to scavenging

Centrist 'Gang of 20' Senators Took Instructions From Rumsfeld

Investment Bankers racked up $100,000s in prostitution charges

More S. Dakotans working two jobs: Highest rate in U.S. forced by low wages

Stimulate the Arts and Keep America Strong

Executive Pay is NOT About What Obama Makes

Holy Popsicles, Batman! Bush, Coulter and the Virgin Mary

The anti-communist purge of the American film industry

Kerry rips Republicans' new-found love for housing

Bredesen is being vetted for the Health and Human Services Secretary position

Japan Airline's CEO Slashes his Pay Below the Pay of Pilots, other CEOs Should Learn from Him !

The Republicans Have Nothing to Party About

Michael Phelps Dumped By Kellogg's

Americans Should Not Stand for Lock-down on Single-Payer Discussion

Oregon Senator Merkley: Creating jobs is not wasteful

Despite Obama's promises, rival views are scrubbed from White House

Americans Should Not Stand for Lock-down on Single-Payer Discussion

Rachel Maddow w/ writer & blogger Will Bunch: the danger of the Reagan Myth

Raw Video: Ships Collide in Whaling Clash

Advocacy Groups Fear New Wave of Homeless

NADER: Tax the Wall Street Speculators!

States Rights, 10th Amendment & Secessionist Movement

Weekend Economists' Perpetual Anticipation Weekend: Feb. 6-8, 2009

Why Not Cut Military Spending?

Bredesen's cuts to TennCare were brutal. Is he being vetted for HHS.

Krugman: On the Edge of Catastrophe (much of Republican Party trying to push economy over the edge)

The myth of "recession proof" Health Care Industry careers: a word to the wise.

'Worst day in history': Brumby warns of fire danger (Victoria, Australia)

SE Taiwan's Coral Reefs Turning Black From Disease Down To Five Meters Depth - ENN/Reuters

Yangtze River - Surface Area Of Headwaters Glaciers Down 16% In Past 38 Years - AFP

WHO - Expect 55,000 More Cholera Cases As Epidemic Moves From Country To Cities

Brazilian Environmental Law & The Destruction Of Bom Futuro National Forest - WP

Federal Environment Minister - Tory Govt.'s Planned Carbon Cut Programs Nearly Impossible To Verify

Even As Tests Revealed Contamination, GA Firm Sold 32 Truckloads To Feds For Free School Lunches

Ford Partners to Commercialize Electric Vehicles

Federal Fisheries Panel Closes 150,000 Square Miles N. Of Bering Strait -NYT

As Caterpillar Swarm Spreads In Liberia, Thousands Flee Because Bugs Have Contaminated Water - NYT

Dan Neil reviews the Tesla Roadster: "dumbfounding acceleration"

$41.00 for oil change on my Honda Civic Hybrid at dealer.

Australia Braces: Temps Forecast As High As 116F Over Weekend As Bushfires, Winds Build - Reuters

Federal Law Allows Food Companies, State Agencies To Keep Test Results Secret

Almost 100% Of Dominant A H1N1 Strain Showing Resistance To Tamiflu - LA Times

Biophysical economics -- from Malthus and Mill to Bartlett and Daly

Collapse Of Antarctic Ice Sheet Would Likely Put Washington, D.C. Largely Underwater

Sea Shepherd is Halting Whaling Operations - Blocking the Loading Slipway

Swedish biogas, current production, future potential, and benefits







Support Union Democracy in SEIU!

The Obama Administration Tries To Make Recovery Act Spending Transparent

Today in labor history Feb 6 Seattle -- the first complete general strike in U.S. history!

AFL-CIO Creates Center For Green Jobs

Star Tribune bankruptcy imperils 1,400 Minnesota jobs

Men to learn cost of 'moral turpitude' (sex sting brings down firemans union President)

Grocers travel to Vegas to hear union buster in Chablis Room

Automakers, UAW move to create low-wage workforce

White House insists that labor secretary nominee not to blame for her husband's tax problems

Union says Bates out as president following sex sting

Daily Kos: VIDEO: Workers Explain Why We Need Employee Free Choice

Interesting conversation on free trade:

American Pie 2008

Crosspost from E/E: Biophysical economics, from Malthus and Mill to Bartlett and Daly

Storm Moving on Spain’s Windmills to Slam Power Price

Fed Calls Emergency Consultants to Treat AIG, Stricken Markets

The Profit Monster smiled ...

Venezuela behind on payments to oil contractors

Goldstein's Comrade. Again.

Solo le Pido a Dios

Venezuela arrests two coup plotters

BofA will not need more government money: CEO

Anybody seen this site....?

Panic Now, Avoid The Rush

Nobel economist Joseph Stiglitz: Nationalized Banks Are "Only Answer,"

Madoff ‘Cold Shower’ Makes Geneva Bankers Forgo Two-Star Meals

What does the recession look like where you are? (X-Posted from GDP)

Financial Coup d’Etat

More to worry about … the US downturn looks to be getting worse

MGM Doubles Down on Lobbying as Senate Crafts Stimulus Measure

***9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Rules DOMA unconstitutional ***

Oh yeah! Today's the day.

Please lend this your support - A personal story (sorry it is so long)

Artist Known for Gay Subjects ’Outed’ As Prop. 8 Supporter

Full of Mullarkey

Hundreds outside Shawnee Mission East stage counterprotest to Fred Phelps

La. Marriage Commission Holds First Meeting

NFL issues cease and desist order

Your coach might be an asshole...

Kiffin backtracks on accusations. Al Davis of the SEC??

Famous come to celebrate Aaron’s 75th birthday

I'm absolutely enjoying the battle between Tennessee fans and Gator fans

Following NASCAR or making a turkey sandwich.

Could/Should Pat Summit Coach Men's Basketball

When Barry Bonds walks, which will be a great day for justice,

SI: 49ers next year's Cards

Group That Wants To Cut U.S. Funding To Israel Protesting Satellite TV Provider For Refusing Ad

Gaza Offensive Boosted Hamas, Poll Concludes

Elections 2009 / Haaretz poll: Kadima, Likud neck and neck

Israeli polls show far-right gains

Clinton: Obama Admin Will Follow Bush Stance on Hamas Boycott

Norman Geras on accusations made against Israel of war crimes

Breaking the Silence Testimonies

Hold Israel Accountable for Gaza

Israelis forced mother to choose which of her children would die

Israel to Obama: hold Iran's feet to fire, or else

The philosopher who gave the IDF moral justification in Gaza

Gazans say it doesn't matter who wins Israeli vote

Israeli settlers want new govt be tough with Arabs

Israeli Air Strikes Hit Gaza

The Nightmare of Netanyahu Returns

UNRWA Press Release: UNRWA Suspends Imports into Gaza Following Aid Theft

Turkey prosecutor to probe whether IDF Gaza op was 'genocide'

UNRWA suspends Gaza aid after Hamas steals food and supplies

Why Israel Is Losing the Liberals

Hamas’ popularity soars after Gaza war, poll shows; Fatah declines

Corrupt Egyptian system feeds the IDF, starves Gazans, oppresses journalists

George Mitchell and the end of the two-state solution

14,000 homes, 68 government buildings, 31 NGOs destroyed leaving 600,000 tons of rubble in Gaza

Could a Designer Virus Turn You Into a Monster?

Genetic roots of synaesthesia unearthed

First FDA embryonic stem cell trials begin

Living near big power line may up Alzheimer's risk

My husband was just diagnosed with cancer.

Nonstick chemicals linked to infertility

Army sees significant rise in January suicides

3rd Lewis soldier accused of robbery, assault

Humvee vulnerabilities were long known

Pentagon PR spending increases exponentially

Effort to boost weapons money fails in Senate

Mullen: U.S. faces challenges on all fronts

Senate panel OKs Pentagon nominations

Communities struggle with infrastructure needs

Obama gearing up to slash U.S. nuclear arsenal

Army medical center gave flawed insulin shots

Dix plot defendant: Lawyer failed us

Search for San Antonio sailor called off

Obama meets with families of 9/11, Cole victims

Jury convicts 2 ex-Seabees of murder

Report: Ex-Miss. governor up for SecNav post

Services wrestle with rise in suicide rates

New TV ad highlights black Marine successes

Kyrgyzstan: Decision on base closure is final

Navy plans to expand training off of Oregon

Maliki's coalition scores clear victory amid fraud allegations

Sources: U.S. considers base in Uzbekistan

Report: Half of absentee ballots got to overseas voters too late

Air Force seeks to remedy 'dire need' for first sergeants

Okinawa water problems loom on the horizon

Power shift under way at Andersen

Military Update: Shinseki vows action to speed claims, serve veterans

Gas prices fluctuating in Europe, Azores

Obama takes 1st Air Force One trip

Senior British officer is suspected in leaks about civilian casualties in Afghanistan

Naval officer convicted of child pornography charges

Yokosuka sailor, local man face charges after fight

Misawa to implement DBIDS security system

USO gets its own building at Osan

Army Extends 'Up or Out' for Sr. NCOs

Shoe, Books Hurled at Israeli Envoy

School for Vets' Kids to Lose Funding

Charges dropped against Cole bombing suspect

'Military Saves' Campaign Battles Debt

Defense Tech: JCS Lobbying for Defeat in A-Stan

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Ministry of Truth and Peace (Part II)

DoDBuzz: Defense Spending Boosts the Economy? Data Says, Not Usually

School board suspends teacher for appearing with rifle on Facebook page

got a new scanner

I Posted These In The Lounge; Someone Told Me Post Them Here, So Here Ya Go:

I just got home from an orchid show

Shamanic Earth Healing: Healing the Spirit of Place

May I have enlightened opinions?

Face it, religion is a HOBBY

Targeting Religious Broadcasters


All I ask of God: X-post from DU Lounge

Church goers more likely to steal newspapers

What is the literal meaning of "turn the other cheek"?

Soooo...I accidentally found a good bread recipe for french toast.

My artisan bread in five variation

Oh my GAWD

What's for Dinner? - Friday edition.

Does anyone have a La Cloche?

Kocbek Chocolate Bar with Crispy Onions

What I learned today...(Nutella thread)

Lets see who becomes next anti-trust chief at doj.

We're looking at 10% cut in certified staff and 3.5% pay cuts for the rest

Last nite on NPR, Arne Duncan (Sec. of Ed), said he....

Respect is a two-way street

Netanyahu says 9/11 terror attacks good for Israel

WAAS system

We Are Being

CBC: U.K. resident held at Gitmo alleges Canadian involvement in torture

Globe and Mail: 'Buy American' mayhem

Etta Says She Was Just Mocking For Laughs.....

Strange problem with sending mail (Windows mail) with attachments

OT - the stimulus bill

JK to speak soon (CSPAN2) n/t

Lords: rise of CCTV is threat to freedom

Tell you what boys and girls

Is the reason Clarkson's job is safe