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Archives: February 9, 2009

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I live in Chicago Il

An Appreciation and Shout out to the new Mods here.

omg 60 Minutes now

I will take age and experience over youth and exhuberance any time.

Sen. Nelson (D-Ne) returns to Omaha to tout pared-back stimulus bill & home town putting up statue

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog ......

The Nation: Donald Trump and Socialists versus Wall Street CEOs

Dollars & Sense: Nutrition, Personal Finance, and Political Economy

"The American Way of Life". I need re-education. What is it, again?

Anyone watching the Grammys?? Is Whitney wasted or is that just her??

Stephen Wolfram 's "A New Kind of Science" and Skeptic Magazine

Dateline discussing the bailout money

Have you been keeping up with Dilbert lately?

Man Shot, Killed, After Breaking Into Home and Firing Shots

Contact Mike Huckabee - tell him to STFU!!!!

CNN had "President Under Pressure" on the screen.

OMG! A 56 Year Old Swims the Atlantic...I gotta get my Exercycle Going!

Can I shoot my neighbor's dogs...?

Awesome news! Obama on climate change!

Say it ain't so! R&B singer Chris Brown wanted for hitting his girlfriend

Say it ain't so! R&B singer Chris Brown wanted for hitting his girlfriend

Someone who isn't a member of PETA will harm an animal today.

Gotta LUV Momma......On CSPAN with Brian Lamb, who was tragically born without a personality, ......

Kissinger honored with "peace" award

IMF Outlines Dire Consequences if World Fails to Act on Banks

Rendition Victims Appeal 2007 Lawsuit Dismissed on Grounds Trial Would Expose State Secrets

Leader of Afghanistan Finds Himself Hero No More

Pelosi and the House Dems Should Demand Dem Senators Kill the Fillibuster Rule

Don't give up on tax overhaul.

Biggus Dickus - "Its our due"

Synthethic CDOs and currency values....

When You Compare Politicians' Salaries to CEOs' How Can You Be Surprised At the Corruption?

Infomercial Overload?

Guantanamo prisoner returns to Afghanistan, and is arrested again in another dubious U.S. raid

Sorry just getting ready for tomorrow!

More 'good' use of our tax dollars?

A child and his dog.........

Stephanie Miller on C-Span Q&A

Denver metro area - you guys without power?

The CBS 60 Minutes segment on Flight 1549 & their crew is now available on the CBS site.

Mandatory town hall meetings in their homestates for congressmen/women?

Dagmar Celeste (Former First Lady Ohio) is on The New Agenda BlogTalkRadio. Feb. 8, 2009 at 10:00PM

Was Obama right to endorse the efforts of Nelson & Collins & Specter?

Is it just me, or has Nancy Pelosi improved significantly?

The evolution of the great Darwin debate-Darwin’s 200th birthday with a weeklong celebration...

Anyone know anything about flights being cancelled due to empty seats vs. weather?

GOP-controlled media POLL!

GOP-controlled media POLL!

Things will never be the same...

Sicko, is an incredible movie. Just watched it for the first time. You need to see it.

The Repubs can't wait to blame this economy and wars on Obama...

Interesting photos of a very preggo Bristol Palin

Just watched a CBC piece on the effect of the recession on China. Makes me mad to think....

Amtrak hits snowmobile in Vermont.

Take a look at the inauguration photo - you can zoom in on any

Columbus Weatherman is a KOOKY global warming denier

I have just watched the first hour of Sicko for the 1st time

Graph comparing job losses in the last three recessions

David Archuleta sings the National Anthem at the Pro Bowl today (ok, so I'm a fan)

What this shit reminds me of: If a drunk crashed into your car, would you ask him for a ride home?

R&B singer Chris Brown booked on suspicion of making felony criminal threats against singer Rihanna

DADT Discharges Continue - Kansas Guard discharges first gay soldier

Politico: Dick Lugar Turns Down Obama's Air Force One Invite

should Obama threaten to veto, if the bill sucks?

Has anyone ELSE sent links to Krugman's blogs recently to

Homeowner, Suspect Both Hurt after Burglary

More on TX Company accused of exploiting disabled; state closes home

Right-to-die case in Italy turns into political crisis

For those saying "change takes time"... I've already run out of time and money:

George W. Bush: A Weapon of Mass Financial Destruction...

President Obama is going to Ft. Meyers, FL. Tuesday.

Good morning...and now for today's GOP meme let me just get the envelope...

Unemployment benefits safety net is fraying

Stranger gives away baby..............

Shouldn't we be calling him Bernie Made-off?

The USA is up the economic shit creek without a paddle and

Creepiest video clip ever!

Can the dueling pro and anti gun threads call a truce please?

Brain aneurysms and flying

FR: The Earth is the center of the Universe, God's glorious design!

DU Labor Forum now RSS feeding Joe's Union Review

BREAKING: Pro Gun Guy Posts A Pro Gun Anecdote on DU

Texas evangelicals funded effort to kill Palin 'troopergate' probe

Recession limits Americans' ability to find work by moving

If Government Spending Jump Starts the Economy....

Boycott Aunt Millie's Bakery - protect union contracts!

quick question...

Worst fears for a successful stimulus bill

Worst fears for a successful stimulus bill

Gore Beats Colbert, Sedaris, Steve Martin, Poitier for Grammy

US military using Britain's atomic weapons factory to carry out research denied them here at home

Dear Howard Dean, Take the Reins of Democracy For America

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is on TCM!

Where were the fuc*ing repuklicans when they agreed to spend the FIRST $350 Billion? Hmmmm?

Stimulus tax cuts~Question?

Bush's Greatest Achievements

Dear President Obama,

As the world burns, Kansas Army National Guard discharges 1st gay soldier

Why Do We Have to "Win" in Afghanistan?

US workers' unions oppose offshoring as IT cos trim jobs

If we can give out billion $ no-bid contracts in Iraq, why can't we take care of the unemployed

Remember when the Rethugs were patting themselves on the back for building a new school in Iraq?

Who's to blame - the rich or the poor?

We're a "center-right" country *SQUAWK!* We're a "center-right" country!

Missing Person Alert ! Has anybody heard from Old Crusoe?

Picture on the home page of MSN has a very serious picture of

Once upon a time

Stop Using Live Dogs as Shark Bait

FEMA Is Faulted on Aid After Hurricane Ike-Deja Vu

The Johnny Bright incident

specter, collins, and snowe may be gifts that keep on giving

Cult of Reagan continues descent into madness, now says that Reagan was assisted by angels

The Lonesome City Blues

"I'm not serving a war criminal in my restaurant"

New Deal Architecture Faces Bulldozer

New Deal Architecture Faces Bulldozer

A Plea From Us Hyper-Sensitive Types:

The Grammys

One thing Obama does that Bush also did

More than 300,000 Iraqi women have been left widowed by U.S. aggression in Iraq

Militarism in Biden's Speech - Two Views

Lipstick on a BIG Pig! GOP Sees Positives In Negative Stand

Remember when this headline would have read: Afghanistan blast kills 2 "coalition" soldiers?

Vitter (R- LA-Depends) may have porn star problem in 2010?

National Guard band readies for its tour of duty in Iraq

The Happy Party

Life After Layoffs: A City's Struggle to Survive (Elkhart, IN)

Got spare DTV Coupons? Need a coupon? Check this out....

TARP ver 2.0, the Obama re-write.

Octuplet Grandma Calls Daughter 'Unconscionable'

Rendition case in S.F. to test Obama policies - San Francisco Chronicle

Department Of Pots and Kettles...

Two short guys the world needs to stop ridiculing and listen to: Robert Reich and Michael Dukakis

Saddam and Bush are taboo subjects in Iraq schools

Check Out This Gallup Poll

U.S. commanders favour slower Iraq pullout ... Slower? How many have we pulled out so far?

Oh the irony: An African-American fundie nut (Star Parker) accuses Obama of Plantation Politics.....

California Debt Downgrade Puts Credit Below Louisiana

Ak. gov and Fl. Lt gov use similar travel expense account rules

GOP Moderates See Political Benefits in Opposing Obama’s Economic Agenda

not all economists agree on the stimulus

This is hugh: Arabs have morans too

Porn star being recruited to run against David Vitter

Have any of these scummy Rethugs against the Dems jobs bill said they won't take the money?

Partially responsible for declining retail sales: credit card interest rates

How Drugs Can Win Afghanistan

Scarborough "flinches" when he hears Obama and the Democrats say...

Anyone know of anything coming up in the bills for people who are refinancing?

Poll: US, allies, Kabul government losing ground - AP

22 Mummies Dating From 640 B.C. Found In Egypt

MSM keeps reporting that public support for the stimulus plan is dropping. However.......

Thom Hartmann just nailed it....

US Military wouldn't have passed Bush's demand of Iraqi WMD accountability of 2002/03

US Military wouldn't have passed Bush's demand of Iraqi WMD accountability of 2002/03

US Military wouldn't have passed Bush's demand of Iraqi WMD accountability of 2002/03

Gitmo Detainee’s ‘Genitals Were Sliced With A Scalpel,’ Waterboarding ‘Far Down The List' Of Things

Dr. Krugman aims at the target: The Destructive Center (and the notion of 'Bipartisanship')

sorry, dupe

President Obama....'we didn't screen the audience' at town hall meeting

Mandarin Oriental Hotel collapse in Beijing

Mandarin Oriental Hotel collapse in Beijing

The Republican version of fiscal responsibility.

Protest of Fred Phelps by Kansas high school raises $13,500 for AIDs research.

The only people left in the Republican Party are the crazies...

" removing all obstacles to the release of a new National Academy of Sciences report"

Foreigners abandon cars to flee Dubai : Apology notes, maxed out credit cards attached to some

Housing Solution - The Bank of Negative Equity

I've figured it out. The media really ARE **Liberal**--

The Republicans are really screwed now

A conversation with Al Franken on life in Minnesota's political limbo

Fundies continue their War on Sex

Conservative Women’s Group Cites Small Petrodictatorship as Ideal Form of Government

Britain Foreign Secretary Says NATO Stuck in 'Stalemate' in Afghanistan

The cuts, thanks to "moderates"

Comment I read on a blog about Nadya Suleman: "Her uterus

CIA made Rolling Stone satire into dirty bomb plot: report

Democrats! Stop Losing! Now! Today!

Heh. Think Richard Lugar is feeling any heat right now?

If we only had a spine...

Nissan to Cut 20,000 Jobs

Please critique my LTTE on the media being in the tank for Republicans

Obama's Defining Moment

What if McCain had won the election and Obama had shafted him during the stimulus debate?

What if McCain had won the election and Obama had shafted him during the stimulus debate?

This month's VANITY FAIR is a rip-off.

This Ezra Klein fellow on Washington Journal is really sharp

Why isn't Italy's Senate trying this hard to find the people behind for the Yellowcake Forgeries?

how do we get the neo cons out of the pentagon?

So Mrs Greenspan is reporting that because of the past 8 years incompetence

Homophobe Meg Whitman to run for governor in California

Homophobe Meg Whitman to run for governor in California

Apple TV's in the future?

Benjamin Netanyahu/Likud Party . . .

Graphic: Public Acceptance of Evolution in 34 Countries. US Leads Turkey Just Barely.

Gitmo Detainee’s ‘Genitals Were Sliced With A Scalpel,’....

Dog purfume.

Senate back in session debating the bailout. Bulletin: Enzi still an a*&hole

Senate back in session debating the bailout. Bulletin: Enzi still an a*&hole

Congressional wage stimulation package.

Why don't Democrats ever challenge the liberal media myth, or the conventional wisdom machine?

Group medical insurance and rehab--hypothetical question.

CNN says its too early to look at the Polls for Obama

CNN says its too early to look at the Polls for Obama

Obama Facing Stiff Pentagon Resistance to His Iraq Troop-Withdrawal Timetable

Obama Facing Stiff Pentagon Resistance to His Iraq Troop-Withdrawal Timetable

DCCC hits seven GOPers with stimulus calls

Can we give Rachel Maddow's radio show a proper send-off? **OFFICIAL THANK YOU**

Obama’s Unscreened Town Hall Audience Is Clean Break From Bush’s Supporters-Only Public Events»

BRAINSTORM: What would be the best way ...

Obama puts brake on Afghan surge

Commentary: Free Trade has sold out the American worker

If we don't invest in ourselves....

OMFG--GLAMORIZING unemployment??????

TV News Makes TV Look Bad

Read this if you want to understand what we are up against in Afghanistan today

$15,000 tax credit won't help low-income home buyers, experts say

Listening to Diane Rehm - I am just amazed at how the discussions get framed and responded to.

Listening to Diane Rehm - I am just amazed at how the discussions get framed and responded to.

John Dean: To hold Rove accountable, Obama's DOJ must enforce contempt statute that Mukasey blew off

Is a sports-related thread ever appropriate in GD?

Why is gas going up again? Isn't it still around $40?

The money is there. All that has to be done is tax for it.

Change you can download: a billion in secret Congressional reports

surge update - Four U.S. Soldiers Die in Suicide Bombing in Mosul

How many of bush's cabinet nominees were rejected

lack of government insurance funds forces closure of Motion Picture/TV Hospital & Nursing Home

Ooops Linda Chapman Thomsen from SEC

I know he'll do things that anger me but so far, I'm impressed with Obama

Porn Star To Challenge Vitter For Senate Seat!

another child left behind...

sen. roger wicker (R-asswipe) mississippi

38 years ago today: The Sylmar Earthquake...

Jobs, JFK and unbalanced budgets, and grandkids

4 US Soldiers Killed By Suicide Car Bomb in Iraq

GM and Chrysler negotiating with government to try to avoid forced bankruptcy

Yay Jonathan Alter - makes point on M$NBC that New Deal+WWII

Another shoe dropping.

The President said today he was disappointed on the School Construction Cuts

A child and her cat................

Monetary Reform!

Lay Off Bush - He Created Lots Of Jobs

To push economic stimulus, Obama goes where it hurts

Okay now!! The people who run the state of SC have really got a good reason for high unemployment...

If government spending really is a great stimulus what happened these last eight years

7 U.S. states borrowing to pay jobless benefits

Get Ready ... Get Set ..... now comes C-SPAN Steph (Miller)

Get Ready ... Get Set ..... now comes C-SPAN Steph (Miller)

State trooper from Grafton suing over Taser injury -“loss of consortium” with his wife, more

What ever happened to the "Survival and Emergency" forum we have been asking for?

The Difference in Coverage of Wars and Economic Crises is Stunning

Keep Your Identity Small

Where's George ?? (I know that nobody cares)

In this economy, can you fathom turning a job offer worth 60 million? Manny Ramirez did...

Tony Perkins is vewy vewy angwy at the Republicans

has norah o'donnell had an epiphany?

Forward Observer: Don't Americanize Afghanistan

Stimulus Watch website: you can find projects by state or territory.

OK, folks the (Republican) party's over. I get nervous when thinking about

Why do republicans think that they are the only ones who should be supported

Unfinished Mandarin Oriental hotel in Beijing is on fire

Was that a**hole of a passenger on the plane that landed on the Hudson

What it took to complete 8th 1895 Kansas, could you do it?

What's wrong with "free trade"?

GOP says it is necessary to spend my tax dollars to rebuild Iraq,

GOP says it is necessary to spend my tax dollars to rebuild Iraq,

How The Senate Stimulus Compromise Burns Cash-Strapped States

Italian coma battle woman dies

chris matthews wants President Obama to directly answer his questions...chris, he's real busy

Contessa Brewer blushing!

Reid: Finish stimulus or no recess

Repugs want cuts? Tell them to cut this!!

Am I the only one here watching the Senate debate on CSPAN?

vote to invoke cloture starting

List For Kelloggs Boycott

Rep. Smith: "No good purpose is served by continuing to persecute ... the previous Administration"

I'm not religious, but this story speaks volumes....

Holy bi-partisanship Batman! Gov. Crist will introduce Obama

i don't recall the media 'scrutinizing' the bu$h* tarp plan


Missionaries accuse Amazonian tribes of infanticide; Brazilain Government Condemns Missionares

Vitter and the porn star

Would you support the following Constitutional Amendment?

what's strength? (a survivor's op-ed )

American Diabetes Association Outsources Fundraising

So why doesn't the Senate go ahead and vote?

Where's Randi Rhodes?!?

GOP Leaders Taking Cues From Malkin On Stimulus, Call It ‘Generational Theft’»

GOP Leaders Taking Cues From Malkin On Stimulus, Call It ‘Generational Theft’»

Economy's Silent and Heavy Toll on Children

Pres. Obama, here is a respectful suggestion on explaining the stimulus

Attention DUers: Lie on your taxes, claim kids you have no right to. The IRS doesn't care!

Letter calling for passage of H.R. 1 (A.R.R.A of 2009)from..... the US Chamber of Commerce

Ands to the nay sayers that say that not FDR but the war got us out

Raising taxes on the wealthy saves the USA.

grASSley is soooo full of shit!

I sincerely hope the Secret Service is keeping an eye on Free Republic

Why do Democratic 'strategists' talk about Reagan like he was a good president?

Hey, Repuke Senators, Do You Still Favor the Nuclear Option in the Senate?

Bill Scher: The Gang of Moderates, is a gang alright, committing economic crimes against humanity.

900,000,000 Letters wouldn't get us Universal Health Care

ARGH! All three networks lead with A-Rod steroid story

Hutcheson states that she doesn't want taxpayers in her state subsidizing

One of the Bad Guys bites the dust.

Phelps. Pot training results in most medals ever.

The "silly stuff" that was cut from the stimulus bill by the senate.

please debunk jonah goldberg. Dems hypocrites when comes to paying taxes

more confirmation...the republic on schuster's show is from politico

Harry Reid spokesman's low blow against Heath Shuler

Coming up on Shuster - Republican hypocrisy watch

Freepers having a snitfit about Stimulus bill

Al Franken

Do you think you have an obligation to pay your parents' credit card bills when they die?

Blissfully disconnected

Just a reminder...The stimulus bill passed both house of congress with 3 republikkan votes

Doesnt Senator Susan Collins Sound Like She Is Pinching A Loaf?

what did NBC pay for the anne curry/big momma story?

Folks we may need to prepare ourselves in case the Republicans are right about this...

BradBlog obtains complaint filed against Coulter (subject of a formal probe)

Just Say No to Kellogg's

Just Say No to Kellogg's

Maureen Dowd's Party.... the Best!

obama presser live on the internet this afternoon? where? thanks! nt

I hate smoking but sorry, even THIS is ridiculous - Boston to ban selling cigs in Pharmacies

*US. Taxpayers Risk $9.7 Trillion on Bailout Programs*

Marburg, Ebola's little brother, in Denver/We're all dead!!! Sky falling!

The act of foreclosure, is a punitive measure...not a restorative financial venture

Televisions 'to be fitted in contact lenses within ten years'

'Christians Reviving America's Values': Obama's simulus package the end of his credibility?

Republican Francophobia or Why the hell DON'T we just go to Socialism?

Do you watch tv?

Battling for America's "Soul"... at the grocery store. (HUGE image alert)

Alex Rodriguez "apologizes": I was young, I felt pressure, I felt the weight of the world

Raising taxes.

Will the MSM pick up on the fact that there were NO "Free Speech Zones" in Elkhart, IN, today?

Stimulus passes cloture in the Senate, 61-36

It Ain't Fearmongering If It's True...

Marijuana May Raise Testicular Cancer Risk

Subprime video - very funny and prescient showing arrogance of IBankers as a satire (MUST WATCH!)

Obama at a townhall meeting in Indiana, CSPAN1

The food/fuel crisis in Western Alaska makes it to the front page of CNN!

the citizens of a small country are looking for land elsewhere in order

LOL. Freepers concerned over Tiger Woods' choice of name

Child in car accident "dropped off at fire station", dies from injuries

Dear Whora Donnell - Exactly who are these "some people questioning

Twit Katie Couric to Hero Pilot Sullenberger: "Did you at any point PRAY?"

The most fascinating part of the Hudson Landing for me is

Giving Too Much Credit To Pilot

Right-wing extremist Netanyahu "warns" Obama

Liberals and progressives have used the internets for community organization ...

Leahy seeks a Bush-era 'truth commission': "There were lies told to the American people all the way"

Catch 60 minutes now - Capt. Sullenberger interview

Why do people call television 'dumb', 'evil', 'something to be killed' et cetera?

Dear GOP: I will already get a huge tax cut this year when I file..

Google "Inflammatory Breast Cancer"

"FEAR! FEAR! FEAR!" - As Economy Tanks, Rightbloggers Say Obama is Just Trying to Scare Us

"FEAR! FEAR! FEAR!" - As Economy Tanks, Rightbloggers Say Obama is Just Trying to Scare Us

Bush torture and the Obama administration.

Torture Liability for Rendition Aircraft Company

Remember this... (from Carl Sagan)

NYT on the despair and foreclosures in Florida. Boomtown to Bust.

Steele Claims Government Jobs "Aren't Jobs," Private Sector Jobs Never Go Away

Blaming the Victims: the Heroic American Consumers

It's A Start - I Guess

These People Have No Shame- Geithner Set To Ask For Another $$$TRILLION$$$

Call and demand (request) freedom to travel.

Navy Ship Runs Aground

Which is the worst threat to our society? Marijuana, tobacco or liquor?


I just caught 10 seconds of incredible insanity on MSNBC. WTF???

Let me explain the purpose of Marijuana laws

Sherffius TOON sums up the GOP

Should a person go to jail for possessing a joint?

6,731 Congressional Research Service Reports Leaked

Grandma blasts octuplet mom: "Nadya's not capable."

If only Enron had managed to keep its thievery and scams going until today...

ACLU Defends Teacher Suspended for Facebook Gun Photo

Girl police allegedly mistook for hooker on trial in Galveston

Krugman Calls Out Obama

How to Piss Off the American Family Association - 1 minute activism opportunity

The Nation: Krugman predicted this economic collapse:

Girl Scout cookies smaller, less in box, same price

Way To Go Subway

The U.S. War Machine, Halliburton, and John McCain’s Utter Subservience to Power

It must be tough to be an atheist in Texas

What makes someone a Holocaust denier?

What makes someone a Holocaust denier?

Coleman Says 'God Wants Me to Serve'

Study links Marijuana use with Cancer

Anybody Here Hear Of Jimmy Santiago Baca?

K&R if you think that Rush Limbaugh should shove that fucking gold microphone

AlterNet: 1,000,000 Strong to Strip Mormon Church of Tax Exempt Status

How long can we continue to support a trillion dollar military?

Cities prospered during the depression with the help of the Roosevelt programs

parents in 'an uproar' over teaching social studies in Spanish

Is Obama condoning torture by allowing force-feeding at Gitmo?

I'm 100% FOR the legalization of marijuana, but one argument used here by many is very very lame

Sebelius, Bredesen up for HHS spot

I just heard the most outrageous news story on WCBS Radio!!

Has your health insurance cost increased lately?

Weekly DUers for the prosecution of Bush/Cheney criminals and traitors check-in thread

Citibank just raised my wife's APR from 12.9% to 36%. 36%!!!!!!!

The Five Year Ban: Because A Billion Less People Is A Great Place To Start

Building a Bush Memorial

"You Try to Live on 500K in This Town"

Alternate Stimulus: $10,000 To Every Taxpayer

Cenk: Why Firing Phelps Might Cost Kellogg More Customers

Are you a pussy?

Bernard Madoff, the Mafia, and the Friends of Michael Milken (Mark Mitchell)

Should we goose-step?

Grab Your Torch ‘n Pitchforks! At-risk homeowners storm mansions of mortgage CEOs

Beatles were on Ed Sullivan forty-five years ago today. Where were you?

Capt. Sullenberger coming up on 60 Minutes.

Any "Coast to Coast AM" fans here? I gave in and rejoined "streamlink."

Wait, the Grammys are tonight?

Never mind me- just trying to euthanize an all-day-long earworm.

If you are making a website, what is copyrighted and what is not?


What the hell was that?

I am feeling sundered from my friends.

Has anyone seen "The Chasers War on Everything"?

Hate me,I like coldcuts.

Hate me, I like Child's Play.

Anyone watching the Grammys?? Is Whitney wasted or is that just her??

A child and her cat.................

The dog ate something dead, he stinks, I'm too fracking tired to wash him tonight.

Like me, I hate your guts.

What songs are going through your mind and you have no clue why?

Travis is walking

Child and His Dog and Dogs are Friendly

Any typo3 developers here?

The University Counseling Center's appointment policy sucks!

Stevie has more musical talent in his left nutsack than all three Jonas Bros put together

eReader "Plastic Logic" is almost here

oops, duplicated

If any girls actually get kissed on stage it'll surprise the fuck out of me

And yet another kitty cat thread... (56k warning, cat pictures)

Post something you like about Transylvania.

Facebook question

Rev. Gary Davis

post-Waters Floyd - mediocre vehicle for Gilmours ego or empty husk of once-great prog-rock band?

I'm watching the UK House of Commons on C-Span. What fun!

Chris Brown under investigation for Grammy-day assault,amid Rihanna noshow.

Are these Grammys OR Brit Awards (of some kind)?!1

Coldplay is on 60 Minutes. That just proves

Say it ain't so! R&B singer Chris Brown wanted for hitting his girlfriend

A song for us woman

Donnie Darko on the tube tonight.

Miley Cyrus on the Grammys...

Things to do while avoiding watching the Jonas Bros. performance on the Grammys

I have taken all kinds of prescription drugs (Viagra, etc)

If a customer starts out ornery.. tests and tests your language skills ...then

Sad to say. Allen Iverson and Steve Nash are on the downward slide

I tasted Limburger cheese yesterday

The Moon:

So, I am standing there at the 7-11 perusing the latest literary contributions from SMOOTH magazine

The definitive DU Coldplay/Satriani---plagarism?? poll

TZ versus LynneSin: Deathmatch.

Someone at HBO has a really twisted sense of humor

Not sure I did the right thing

*WARNING* the Grammy's may enduce nightmares

Need help trying to find a song --

Is wine supposed to *hiss* at you when you unscrew the cap?

So, I didn't bother to follow Fringe after the pilot episode. Is it still a weak X-Files ripoff?

Gah! Netflix "Watch Instantly" now has "Tango & Cash" and "The Last Boyscout"

The 5 most popular pages on YouTube.

Hate me, I like Coldplay.

Coldplay: I don't get it

WHO GETS WHAT: Billions to colleges and students

The Pharcyde - Runnin'

I told a friend she's pretty enough to be a model or actor and she said my eyes need checking

Full Moon frenzy

Post sometyhing you like about Tralfamador

I don't know what's wrong with me tonight...

I was walking to work this afternoon and came upon a lady lying on the street.

Papa Roach fans?

Twas the taste of the Whiskey (to tell you the truth)

Ozzy Osbourne has more provocative moves than Katie Perry

Know any good dream interpretation books or sites?

Do spanish snakes hiss? Do Russian grenades go boom?

Monday morning Dick Nixon appreciation thread

what happened to "family values"

Monday morning Don Dixon appreciation thread

Post something you like about Terra

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn is on TCM!

A cat's diary

A dog's diary

I may have to leave this other message board I go on.

Y'all know me and my little stories

Breaks my heart.............

REALLY tough decision poll

I have found the closest thing to perfect in blue jeans

Which is the grossest video clip:

If my old job does not send me a 1099

Woohoo, did you know W-2 forms make great paper airplanes!!!

My next car - the Koenigsegg CCXR

I keep spamming myself on Yahoo, it seems

Effing Robert Plant is STILL a diva pain in the ass. Lacks the simple ability to say "thank you."

Cell Phone Plans. Which company has the best offer?

Good morning Lounge

Somebody help me remember that....

Draw with others on your computer.

Any word on the Duzy's?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 2/9/09

Looking for clever Obama merchandise

? about Public Domain photos

Hate to say it: Arse

Ice fishing houses, what happens to them? Are they moved to the shore and recycled the next year?

Drat. They blocked Facebook at work.

I can't help but smile when I see this man on TV


What's on your mp3 player/TV/stereo?

Men, do you like it if a woman purses you?

Dropkid is awesome because

Roll me over Romeo

Fact: A 4-week old puppy will turn anyone to mush.

Does anyone here have a Kindle?

Fire extinguisher training at work with LIVE FIRE!

If anyone cares, Rhianna Cancels Grammy Performance; Chris Brown Sought By Police

My Nephew Is Here From Army (Afghanistan)

just saw Slumdog Millionaire - what did folks think of it?

My Uncle lost his RV repair and snowplow repair shop today.

Okay inspired by Turtleandsue threads: Men, do you like it if a woman doesnt pursues you?

LynneSin Must Be Happy, Robert Plant Won A Few Grammy's

My Dad has a nice idea I hope he follows through regarding the Olympics

Well there goes the Rush tour

Someone Just Farticled Sitting Next To Me At The Library

World Nude Day Contest- Win $10,000

Wanna see my wiener

The nurse saw my blood pressure and kept asking if I felt dizzy.

BSG question from the miniseries/season 1 (possible spoilers)

Wanna shot of jaeger

Well there goes the Led Zeppelin tour

Sea Of Heartbreak

My boss just gave me symphony tix for Friday night

Steamed artichoke with hot garlic butter....

Why is it that when the weather turns from cold to nice

Separated at Birth?

Do you need a licence to buy a scalpel?

Forgive Me Lord For I Have LynneSinned

Monday morning Mojo Nixon appreciation thread

For those keeping score at home - Parche is now on my "Dead To Me" list

Buying a horse is nerve-wracking!!!!

Buying a horse is nerve-wracking!!!!

True confession time - I admit to watching baseball while on steroids.

I FUCKING hate corporate America!!

Prawnstar to challenge Vitter (R-Diaperboy)

Why Cant The Library Computers Allow You To View Prawn?

Hi Jean

Anyone here have to fill out TPS reports?

Nuclear bomb evacuation training at work with LIVE NUCLEAR BOMBS!

I used this antenna to pull in HD on my new TV

Help name the UFL football teams

A-Rod admits using performance-enhancing drugs

Hell of a business plan there, Einstein.

Today's 30-minute feel-good video: "Every single curse word from every episode of The Sopranos"

I'm so tired of being tired.

Animal Lover Kills Hawk to Save Squirrel

Mother in law (LOL)

"my posts" doesn't automatically update with a little red flag when someone replies to a post.

Where is redqueen when you really, really need her??

How Big Is Your Stimulous Package?

Whether they know it or not... Verizon is giving me a new phone today....

can someone please tell me what is so damn "cute" about baby talk and pretending to be stupid?

I saw my doctor today, and apparently my blood pressure (top number) has risen by 15 points!

That pregnant gal who performed on the Grammys last night...

I found a great podcast site.

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 2/9/2009)

Remember this, from Carl Sagan....

Dear "Single and Looking"...

Remember the very pretty actress, last name Blhee or something like

Don't tell me it will only be one hour to change my tires on my car

Okay inspired by BB's threads: Men, do you like it if a woman pursues you?

If you had to choose one Rock band

Why Cant The Library Computers Allow You To View Pron?

Get me Vaughn...... you mean RICK VAUGHN?????

Why does reality tv hate fat people? (Hells kitchen spoiler)

Did Anyone Watch The Rap Awards I Mean Grammy's Last Night?

Yeah, gonna need you to come in this weekend...

A little Cowboys humor

This cat is friggin' hilarious.

a world without pro-football seems so...empty...and cold....and grey...

Finally, Tia Carrere is awarded her long overdue Grammy

The Wicked Witch of the West's Hourglass: The flaw in Capitalism. Part I

OK, now, be honest

Washington Post Style Invitational - Sent via email

Best way to serve fresh strawberries...

My friend, who just lost his son, died...

kitten picture of the day for monday february 9

Heading out to bring hatchet head to the vet. Duct tape duct tape duct tape

I've completed a family project of great personal impact.

Singer Chris Brown turned into LAPD and released after beating up pop singer Rihanna

When I hear "New Jersey" I think of Bruce Springsteen and the mob.

Old-school TV Question.

George Bush flies into Heathrow airport....

Why In The Hell Did John Mayer Win A Grammy?

Grammys Thread (If You're Watching)

For the first time in 8+ years: I can't WAIT to see the President on TV tonight

TOONS! HOT BUTTERED TOONS! Get 'em right here. While they last!

Well crap. Lost another jazz great. Blossom Dearie has passed away

Ben & Jerry's B*SH-INSPIRED Flavors (LoL!)

Beanpot hockey tonight!!!

My dog is a mutt! Ask me anything!

Okay, men - your turn!

mondays aren't always bad!

What do you think of porn?

Anybody watching this show on MSNBC about absent fathers?

Instead of your desktop, post a screenshot of your browser configuration


Who Is On Your DTM List?

If Pete Rose is denied the Baseball Hall-of-Fame then so should anyone guilty of Steriod abuse

What thread titles make you hit the little ignore "X" instantly?

Okay, Lounge, a question: What makes someone a musical genius in your mind?

I was offered the Senior Discount today. I'm 51.

Tonight I am tired, sick, having my period, and am fasting for my blood work tomorrow morning.

Question for the ladies of the lounge.....

Buying a house is nerve-wracking!!!!

Buying a house is nerve-wracking!!!!

The Language of Cats

Thursday is Darwin Day.

Vibes for my mother, if you will. She found out today that she's losing her job.


Where can you get scrod?

Give Your Special DU'r A Valentines Thread

from this is why your fat

Am I evil for this?

"Scrap Paper Philosopher" makes economic views known in Berkeley

Do you want to play with fire, little boy?

I Have Lost Track, Who Changed DU Names....

The Turnaround by George Pelecanos.....good so far...

Kerosene. Good to drink?

Speaking of birds...This weekend is the Great Backyard Bird Count!

I know its only noon...but im on vaca and drunk...ask me anything!!

What Is Your Favorite Show From The 70's

Some of my latest bird pics

PB&J Questions!

If you could keep my artwork thread kicked a bit, I'd be v. grateful.

So, what's for supper? I'm making 2 gallons of venison stew to feed the house tonight.

Krugman: "Lemon Socialism" aka "the Geithner put"

Steele's "Peek a boo theory of job creation and employment"

Kerry explains the difference between the impact of tax cuts and job-creating stimulus

I think all of us here on DU can agree on at least one thing.

Can anyone direct me to a summary of what's been changed in the bill?

Republican Stimulus package: Motivate the poor to enrich the wealthy

There will be setbacks and false starts...

There will be setbacks and false starts...

Whoops, didn't see this was already posted..Krugman on the Stimulus"What the Centrists Have Wrought"

i think he is doing great (and what i say goes )!

Revolt of the Liberals?

all Alex Witt did all weekend was to parrot Steele's address in all it's silliness. She is a hack.

FAIL: MSM's attempt to empower the whining Repubs, who are still in a desperate position

Are there any African American GOP Congressmen?

Remembering the elections. We did it. They lost (Image heavy - not for dial up)

Pelosi tells it to the press in SF. This bill is about JOBS, JOBS, JOBS.

Was the stimulus passed by the House even big enough?

The White House needs to release a list of folks from whom pundits and talk shows can get the

Self delete.. Double post.

Morning Rant and a bit of today's Krugman in NYT

Obama channels Marine General James Mattis?

GOP seeking to end ban on some donation limits

"House meeting harvest"

Media whine fest on Scarborough... Obama

Why Do Republicants Hate Aid To States?

I just had a Poem Accepted for Publication!

Any good actors that would be able to play Obama in a biopic? n/m

Quote For The Day - "He is, it seems, a kind of delicate but thunderingly hardass Illinois pol,"

Joe Klein's mea culpa on the media's coverage of Clinton's, Obama's economic plans

Will this forum go back to GD-Political? Or is it just President focused?


Who Does Angela Merkel prefer? You tell me (pix)

Critics will say Obama's Still Campaigning, and they will be wrong.

Obama-like candidate seeks to be 1st black Ala. governor

Anyone else have the Sunday night, Nobama blues?

Republicans rediscovering their conservative roots is like a porn star rediscovering virginity.

Guardian: Be happy, worried liberals. Obama's bill is a triumph

Kyrgyz Committee Passes Bill to Shut Key U.S. Base

The thought of President Barack Obama, schooling people tomorrow and

About that Isakson amendment for a $15,000 tax credit for a home purchase...

Move Along People, There's Nothing To See Here

PUKE ALERT: Monica (Crowley?) sez Obama is not optimistic like Reagan.

Let the republicans filibuster. Let them own their obstruction.

President's speaking schedule today, 2-9-09

Edsall: Economists Say Stimulus Cuts Could Be "Disastrous"

Just went to a right leaning site I used to post at, and they are doing a call bank

Fine ReFarts...put your money where your vote is!

MSNBC Now covering, (sort of) Obama in Indiana.....

Poll:Obama Has Upper Hand in Stimulus Fight-67% approval rating on the stimulus is 2X that of Repubs

"Obama wields the Oval invite"

Obama: "We want to hear from everyone...."

MSNBC and CNN Schedule covering Obama Press Conference Tonight

To the guy who wanted a check in his mailbox- after you spend it

Obama Will Be The DEATH Of The Traditional Media

So Dick Lugar turned down Obama's offer to fly with him on Air Force One

So Dick Lugar turned down Obama's offer to fly with him on Air Force One

Poll: Obama Way Ahead Of GOP On Stimulus

Obama Aides Rip Cable News, D.C. Media And Political Elite

Paul Krugman on the destructive Democratic/Republican "centrists"

OK I'll be the first one to say it. I miss bush's town hall meetings.

Obama gets it.

What was that about Hannity at the Townhall meeting, anybody hear that?

What a difference a poll makes.

I can't WAIT to see how the media even begins to try to negatively spin Obama's plan now.

President Obama on Hannity offer: "I'm always good for a beer."

Alaska Senate: Palin's husband, staff in contempt

Remember that $600/$1200 "stimulus" check we received last year?

***Heads Up: Obama Pushes The Stimulus Plan***

Stimulus, Yes; Bank Bailout II, No

Obama: I would like to see Education cuts made by senate in stimulus restored

Collins: Private Meeting With Obama 'Was Amazing'

Leahy had the right Idea on a Truth Commission but I don't understand

"We didn't screen the audience..."

Why isn't big business pushing for government sponsored health care?

Ed Schultz will be at President Obama's press conference tonight.

Just for grins.

Obama just called out the senate cuts on Education!

I wonder if the stimulus is not large enough

Class on this display. . .Obama won't let crowd boo lady who asks about appointees tax problems. . .

Yes you need to pick up the phone

Leahy Speaking at Georgetown just announced his plan for a Truth Commission

So is the intended end result to make American Workers so desperate

Repubs Are Getting ROLLED AND HARD!!!!

More From The Dept. Of Not Bush: Aboard Air Force One

Move to draft porn star Stormy Daniels to take on "Diapers" Vitter in 2010

A letter to Rush Limbaugh (from one wingnut to another)

Republican FL Gov. Crist will appear with Obama on Tuesday at Townhall meeting

Decreasing the size of the stimulus may be clever politics but it's not smart economics

Paul Krugman is the #1 ranked economist in the world.

Obama Names More Economic Advisers. (Krugman not among them.)

New GOP chairman Steele accused of spending abuses

So THAT'S how a President acts!

I would like to meet President Obama.

Obama quells push to ‘Buy American’

Obama Reclaiming Outsider Status

"He had to spend a LOT of capital on his apology."

Enough about Krugman! What about Larry Summers?

Google "Inflammatory Breast Cancer"

Sean Insannity just said "Apparently President Obama wants to meet with me"

Hilarious! Andrea Mitchell just announced

Minn. Senate trial judges hope to speed up process

ThePage & Mediabistro spinning that Obama AGREED to a beer with Hannity. . .

Well! I think he just successfully marginalized know-nothing Republicans and the bloviating media.

I'm convinced that the cable news channels are not about news at all

Can you imagine BUSH doing something like this, a true town hall meeting?

The Nation: Save the Solis Nomination:

"Isn't There A Political Cost To Opposing This INCREDIBLY POPULAR President???"

I disagree with the "We can't compete with countries that pay low wages" argument.

CNN OBAMA 76.5% Approval (+/- 3.5) 54% Stimulus Approval

Paul Krugman

Who else saw Lieberman on MSNBC?

Why do you think the stimulus will actually work?

Obama at the town hall made me have one of those "oh my god he's actually president" moments

***Heads Up: Michelle Obama Visits Dept Of Interior***

Which would you rather have?

What is the most likely outcome regarding the stimulus at this point?

Obama Signs Up Operative For Big Blog Outreach Gig

If Republicans had been in charge when America needed FDR's New Deal

Must Read from Huffpo's Robert Kuttner: Stimulus, Yes. Bank Bailout II, No.

Presidential GENIUS: Telling city that voted for McCain "the American people rejected those ideas"

Florida Gov. to join Obama at stimulus town hall

"This is a spending bill, not a stimulus bill," said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn.

We Are Still Divided (but the division comes from within)

Republicans escalate their war on states, cutting stimulus aid to almost every state.

Senators and congressmen..

Senators and congressmen..

There's only one taxcut that should be in the stimulus plan: stop taxing interest on personal ...

Transportation was not cut in Senate compromise

Oh how I wish someone had brought up Howard Dean for HHS at the town hall

President Obama is like Mr Smith goes to Washington

We need to frame the GOP as The Do Nothings for 2010 since they have planned for 2010 all along

John McCain and his puppet Lindsey Graham.

Republicans: Defense of the Alamo Mission a winning cause for us

Can someone explain the process of the bill going to conference?


"Seems Like He Wants To Meet With Me."

IMAGE: Barack's bipartisanship with Hannibal Lecter

going forward, remember that republicans fuck shit up.

Who was the FOURTH vote for cloture?


Obama's Justice Department backs Bush secrecy on renditions suit

Fort Myers residents line up Sunday to see Obama on Tuesday

Have been at work; did the Media televise the Obama town hall today?

Paul Krugman has no concept of Politics

Thank you Collins, Snowe and Specter.

I don't understand, what am I not getting here?

You can't fool a baby.

If WWII ended the Depression, why didn't the Iraq War prevent/end our current Recession?

I hereby withdraw my support from Barack Obama

Breaking: Obama gives torture victims the middle finger

Cheers to President Obama for answering "Tara's" question in a presidential, direct manner

Kennedy comes to the Senate to vote for the stimulus bill

Peanut butter deaths a result of the Republican "small government".

So what kind of drinking game could we play with an Obama press conference

Excellent news from Gallup: Do you approve of how Prez/GOP/Dems have handled stimulus package?

Show us where the waste is in this bill!! Republicans are fools and

Paul Krugman: Pro-Union, Pro-Labor, from the AFL-CIO

Without a new transcontinental rail line 300mph the stimulus package is toast. Why?

Have You Seen Anything Like This Before?

I have to say this - I LOVE my President! He's not trying to flim-flam

Like the stim package? Want it passed? Get off yer BUTTS!

Dean Gets HHS Endorsement From Patrick Leahy


Biden: "Did you guys do something wrong?" (returns from Munich trip)

Steele: government jobs are not jobs?

Have Republicans got something against FIREFIGHTERS?

If this doesn't shake you you're unshakable...


Believe it or not: the source of all DU criticism of Obama isn't a Hillary obsession

So if another country entered into a trade agreement that sucked jobs out of their country,

Limbaugh Proposes ‘Bipartisan Presidency’

Norm Coleman (fugly disgRace - MN): "God wants me to serve."

Tear Down This Myth

***HEADS UP***: Senate voting on cloture now.

Krugman: The Destructive Center

Steele calls for "Bling, Bling"-free stimulus

Obama Pulls A Major Coup!

Who do you trust more, Paul Krugman or DLC corporate toadies?

CNN - It's all about ta-ta-ta-timing

The "swiftboating" of and character assassination campaign against Paul Krugman is in high gear

Attention Mr. Krugman, et al.....This ain't no Boy Scout Outing that we are talking about...

The Nation: "Biden vs. Summers"

Stimulus will lead to 'disaster,' Republican warns

US workers' unions oppose offshoring as IT cos trim jobs

Ex-Leader of Iran Announces Candidacy

65, 000 Gallons of Oil Sludge Spills Near Chicago.

Dozens of California Senate staffers get little-known pay sweetener

US using British atomic weapons factory for its nuclear programme

Radical Books Raise Fears in Indonesia of Spread of Militants’ Ideas

Pakistan Vows to Monitor Scientist

Pakistan mortar shell 'kills 14'

U.S. Bank Bailout to Rely in Part on Private Money.

China Delivers Human Rights Report to UN; Amnesty Leads Critics

NGO website barred in Cambodia for releasing scathing report

Unemployment benefits safety net is fraying

Thai academic accused of insulting monarchy flees

China premier asks Cambridge to pardon shoe-tosser

Militants killing laughter and music in Pakistan region

China-Saudi strategic friendship deepens with frequent high-level visits

Sebelius, Bredesen up for HHS spot

Iraqis Say U.S. Patrol Killed Girl, 8, in Crowd

4 ex-Gitmo prisoners transferred to Iraqi custody

Poll Finds US, NATO And Kabul Government Are Losing Ground Among The Afghan People

Pentagon Issues 'Credits' To Offset Harm to Wildlife-Payouts to Landowners Draw Criticism

Obama Names More Economic Advisers. (Krugman not among them.)

General Motors to Invest $1 Billion in Brazil Operations -- Money to Come from U.S. Rescue Program

2 U.S. soldiers killed while disabling bomb in Afghanistan

Female suicide bomber kills 24 in Sri Lanka

Federal appeals court to hear torture lawsuit today

Warner Brothers to outsource jobs to India

Arms en route to South Sudan as pirates collect $3.5m ransom

$3.9B in hurricane aid still unspent

(Peter) King noncommittal on (NY) Senate run

EXCLUSIVE: The New Voter Fraud Complaint Filed in CT Against the GOP's Ann Coulter

Refinery cuts sending gas prices up

U.S. Taxpayers Risk $9.7 Trillion on Bailouts as Senate Votes

Gore Beats Colbert, And Other Unseen Grammys

Nerve agent may be missing

Bishop Who Denied Holocaust Ousted

Ann Coulter under investigation

Obama's approval is high — but the stimulus isn't as popular

Scientists plan emergency summit on climate change

Netanyahu Warns Obama on Talks as He Challenges Livni

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday February 9

Obama signs PLA executive order

Victorian bushfires death toll expected to rise to 230

Senator (Leahy) seeks Bush-era "truth commission" (investigate war in Iraq, etc)

GOP Sees Positives In Going Negative

Obama reaching out to Native Americans

Md. Lab Germ Research Halted For Records Probe

Nissan to slash 20,000 jobs, sees annual loss

Senate advances stimulus package

Video Is Said to Be Polish Hostage’s Beheading in Pakistan

Suicide car bomb kills 4 U.S. soldiers in Iraq

AG Holder reviewing all state secrets claims

Netroots backs Dean for HHS Secretary

Knoxville church shooter: 'This was a hate crime' (Pleads guilty, all charges)

In Rural Alaska Villages, Families Struggle to Survive

Leahy: Investigate Bush Now

SEC chief resigns

Obama Administration Maintains Bush Position on 'Extraordinary Rendition' Lawsuit

Congressman Hoekstra takes heat from blogosphere for Twitter updates in Iraq

Low-income home buyers lose out on (tax credit) break

Gitmo Detainee’s ‘Genitals Were Sliced With A Scalpel,’ Waterboarding ‘Far Down The List Of Things

A-Rod admits, regrets use of PEDs (performance-enhancing drugs)

Octuplets' Grandma Disses Daughter

Kansas Guard discharges first gay soldier

Marijuana may raise testicular cancer risk: study

16 illegals sue Arizona rancher

Senator Stabenow urges Senate to fund green collar jobs and invest in the new green economy

ABC News - Good Morning America: "Michelle Obama's Listening Tour"

1929 Stock Market Crash (Part 1-5)

GOP anti-Obama instructional 'How to' video leaked (00:41)

I'm Against It (Made me think of Republicans lately)

California's car industry goes green - electric car renaissance underway

Bailed Out Banksters Screwing Hookers, Using Company Credit Cards! 2/9/2009

Porn star vs. U.S. Sen David Vitter

Wall Street Madam Unveils Client List

Obama and mccain fight again

John Cornyn Worried About the Census Being Politicized. Hilarious hypocrisy

Neil Cavuto gets his ass handed to him over Employee Free Choice

Whaaa! GOP whines

TYT: Cenk reviews the OUTRAGEOUS Senate changes made to the stimulus bill


Obama Calls for Swift Action on Economy

TFF-I'm a Democrat, Kick Me -EXPLICIT LANG!

TYT: 'The Best Little Whore House On Wall Street'

TPMtv: A Talk With Robert Reich

Glenn Beck Compares Al Gore To Hitler

The President & FOX's Sean Hannity's Beer Date?

Health Provisions In Recovery Package Would Put Privacy At Risk-Limbaugh Worried

Rachel Maddow Show - Rep. Phil Hare (D-IL) discusses Hilda Solis, unions under GOP assault

Stephanie Miller on Liberalism

President Obama's Remarks at Townhall Meeting in Elkhart, Indiana (02/09/09)

Jonathan Alter Smacks Down RNC Chair Michael Steele and Sen McConnell

Hero Pilot Sully to Katie: 'I Still Second-Guess Myself'

Former KKK member Elwin Wilson apologizes to Rep. John Lewis for beating him decades ago.

Young Turks: Republicans Want to Pay Bank CEOs More

Obama Grassroots Network Meets Over Stimulus.

GOP Sees Positives In Negative Stand

EU-Ukraine-Russian Gas Crisis in Retrospective: It's Just the Beginning

Congress Spooked in September By Massive Financial System Run Underway?

Ann Coulter, Serial Vote Fraud Artist

Who Says the GOP Ain't 'Cain-sians'

5th Avenue: A Primer on Bipartisanship

Sen. Ben Nelson: Who the hell is Paul Krugman, and what does he know about economics?

Extremist Christians Confuse Freedom of Religion with. . .

CNN has a pretty good short comparison of bills

Downsizing America

Joe Biden: 'There's a 30% Chance Obama Locks Me in Cheney's Safe'

American Deceptionalism

Poverty of Imagination (James Kunstler)

President Obama Taking Questions at Townhall Meeting in Elkhart, Indiana (02/09/09)

You can read it in their faces!

Tweety singing at David Schuster wedding

Fire Rips Through Beijing Hotel

Iraq's Gravedigging Industry Is at 100% Full Employment

Russia To Complete Iran's Bushehr Nuclear Power Plant On Time

TYT: Media sez: Obama must not seem to listen to progressives! WRT Dr. Dean


Krugman - The Destructive Center

Right-Washing the New Deal

What Happens When You Throw a Bipartisan Party and Half the Guest List Stays Home?

Indiana mayor says he'd put stimulus money to good use

"The Wall Street Madam and her pleasure fund" by Jerry Mazza (2-9-09 Online Journal)

The $800 Billion Dollar Gamble

US using British atomic weapons factory

Scott Horton: Naming the Obama Court

Why I Support the Stimulus (by Arlen Specter)

Instead of stimulus, do nothing – seriously

Bond market calls Fed's bluff as global economy falls apart

Filibuster today, filibuster tomorrow, to impede filibusters forever / P.M. Carpenter

Cracking the poison processed peanuts case

Pete Sessions (R-TX) Learns from the Taliban

"The Death Dealers took my life!"

The Audacity of Hope Tackles the Enormity of Inequality

Suleman Octuplets story: Democrats and Republicans agree on this one

The 4.6% Truth: How Absurdly Small Stimulus Spending Really Is

The Independent: Students are revolting: The spirit of '68 is reawakening

What’s Cheney Up To?

Adolf Who? What makes someone a Holocaust denier?

Saudi princess is 'ready to drive a car' (lifting her country's ban)

Kristen Breitweiser: Our Meeting With President Obama

Paul Krugman for Treasury Secretary...before it's too late

It's FINALLY raining in Northern California!

Chu's extended riff on climate change in California

Quarter of UK homes to be offered a green makeover

Academic calls for urgent action to save Barrier Reef

USGS: Swarm of Earthquake Activity Over For Now at Yellowstone National Park

Peak oil review - Feb 9

ODAC Newsletter - Feb 6

Paris Airports Close Overnight (M-T) As France Braces For Winter Storm, High Winds - AFP

China Kicks Off Construction Of World's Longest Natural Gas Pipeline

Coal Creek Dam Removal In Oregon Stuns Scientists With Speed Of River's Recovery, Sediment Removal

Russia Signs Agreement To Supply India With Nucear Fuel - 2,000 Tons Of U Pellets

Six Straight Days In Adelaide At 104F And Well Beyond - Consistent With Worst-Case Climate Outlooks

MJ: Prius Envy—When does it make sense to ditch your gas-guzzler for that shiny new hybrid?

Capable Of 60Miles/Day, W. African Caterpillar Plague Crosses Into Guinea - Food For 350K At Risk

China Declares Drought Emergency - No Rain In Beijing For 100 Days And Counting

Number Of Small Indiana Farms - 10 Acres Or Less - Nearly Doubles In Ten Years

Citizens Of Kiribati Seek To Purchase Land Elsewhere - Islands' Sea Level Rising 5.1mm/Yr Since '91

Ethanol Boost Direct Injection Engine Technology equalling efficiency of diesels introduced.

Orvis saves big with LED lighting

166 Confirmed Dead In Australia - More Fatalities Expected As Fires Flare Up - AFP




Emergency Climate Meeting In Copenhagen In March - Scientists Will Publish IPCC Update - Guardian

Shift Happens

Today in labor history Feb 9 Tom Mooney convicted in bombing frame-up orchestrated by Pinkerton

In the labor world,losing your job is capital punishment.

Why do Republicans hate Firefighters...

This is a MUST READ for auto workers..

New DU labor widget, new updates at Joes Union Review

DECERTIFYING a Union by "card-check"

Ex-hostage: Colombian rebels killed lawmakers in cold blood

Thinking of a Career in Social Work - Don't Do It

FARC massacre of 18 Awa indians (Spanish)

Official Jewish spokesman: Chavez not to blame; Chavez gov't liberal, always supports minorities

Inadequate Loan Loss Reserves At Numerous Minnesota Banks

In Florida, Despair and Foreclosures

European Finance Chiefs See ‘Worrying’ Trends in Bond Markets

China wants IMF to be tougher with rich states

The River Casino in Pittsburgh is taking job applications,

Central Banks Sacrifice Independence as Crisis Grows

Treasury investors demanding higher yields... "real" cost of capital is rising as the slump deepens.

IMF Chief Says Nations in 'Depression'

Fairfield Founders Begin Selling Assets, Report Says

GM, Chrysler May Get Bankruptcy to Protect U.S. Loans

A nation's strength and health are not a 'pet project'

Interest rates for most credit card types edge up

“Shock and Gall” – The Penalty Rates That Might Eat Your Wage Gains.

Roubini: Anglo-Saxon model of bank self-regulation has failed

For Catherine Austin Fitts fans..Financial Permaculture: VIDEO

The Data Beast ...part one

banks may need more than 1 TRILLION!!!

Deflation in action..... Pay Cuts

The Little Engine That Can’t

Nouriel Roubini and Nassim Taleb discuss the recession

If you thought your civic duty was done when you voted for Obama, think again. He needs your help.

How The Financial World Almost Came To An End At 2PM On September 18

Is bigotry dying or Alive and Well? 1 Anti-Gay Bill dies, 1 Pro-Gay Bill Joins it

Foo Fighters' Dave Grohl: White Knot for Gay Marriage

So, how was your Monday?

Nadler reintroducing UAFA before Valentine’s Day! Urge your Rep to cosponsor!

Need some input.. advice.. anything.. please

Judge: ‘NO’ to campus bigotry

An About-Face on Gay Troops

MLB needs to stiffen the penalties for steroid use.

If you were were jealous that the press wasn't paying attention to you----

No Salary Cap In 2010? (NFL)

Countdown to Spring Training Poll #1A: 2009 NL MVP

Big Ben played Super Bowl with Two broken ribs.

Countdown to Spring Training Poll #1B: 2009 AL MVP

Lawrence Taylor Confirmed for Dancing With the Stars

If you were guaranteed a $250,000,000 contract like A-Rod,

A-Fraud comes clean... admits to taking steroids

The Lakers are by far the best team in the NBA with or without Bynum

Greatest Owners in Sports..

Palestinian poll: Support in Hamas drops

Hamas is shit and no lefty worthy of his/her stripes would ever suck up to it

Knesset sources predict giant gov't

Egypt sources: Hamas agrees to link Shalit deal to opening of Gaza border

Adrienne Rich: Why Support the U.S. Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel?

Report: Shalit deal hinges on Israel release of four terrorists

Defense sources: Air Force can't repeat Gaza successes in bigger war

Gershom Gorenberg at Sixth & I

Israeli university welcomes ‘war crimes’ colonel

A Hard-Liner Gains Ground in Israel

Netanyahu: The leader who struts like a superpower

Kulturkampf between Shas and Yisrael Beiteinu gets vicious

Senior U.K. diplomat said arrested over anti-Semitic tirade

PA: Hamas rockets are bid to sway Israeli election

Pro-Israel Swedish government worker fired for second time

Shalit and Hamas: The deal that could bring down Abbas

There's a far-right extremist running in Israel's election with the last name Lieberman......Hmmmmm

One-Eyed in Gaza

Senior U.K. diplomat said arrested over anti-Semitic tirade

Benjamin Netanyahu/Likud Party . . .

Venezuela arrests police, guard in synagogue attack

Herzl's vision of racism

Hamas returns seized Gaza aid: UN

For newly homeless Palestinians, tents stir memories of 1948

google, "Inflammatory Breast Cancer"

The chances of future flu pandemic was

Alzheimer's Prevented And Reversed With Natural Protein In Animal Models

Anybody else had this problem with routine meds?

Army hospital contacts 300 in insulin scare

Huachuca soldier killed in car accident

Fire destroys legal office at Benning

German woman gets U.S. citizenship to deploy

Wash. troops charged in UW student robberies

One cushy ride

Navy identifies missing sailor as Va. native

Is Hawaii the bellwether state for banning concealed weapons?

Is it legal to build your own rifle or pistol?

The Virginia Tech Betrayal

Marine investigated over threats on Obama

Afghans dispute 6 killed in raid were militants

Former airman charged in soldier’s death

Minot says it added $383M to local economy

Jan. recruiting goal of 2,600 new airmen met

Cargo, passenger capacity upped at Bagram

Maxwell, Gunter to streamline housing

Bomber program remains shrouded in secrecy

Ex-guard, prisoner speak out against Gitmo

Pentagon hopes stories help troops with PTSD

More USFK contractors lose jobs over visas

Officer: Iraqis lack supplies

NATO operations to target Afghan drug labs and lords

Stuttgart schools, parents talk about enrollment problem

Poppy Crop Now Targeted in Afghan War

General Tells N. Korea to Resume Talks

Catholic Group Plans Veterans Housing

Iraq-bound Band of Brothers is a Band

Rep: Punish Those Who Lie Us Into War

Carnage as US-backed Congo Raid Fails

Offutt getting anti-bird radar system

$3.6 billion hike urged for VA health care

F-35s will go to Eglin despite noise protests

Report: Nuke inspection improperly documented

Sea trials of carrier George H.W. Bush delayed

Gay Woman,3 Kids Denied Dying Partner Visitation, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Fla.

Robber Shot During Stick-Up Attempt

Why am I thirsty all of a sudden?

Lake Chapala, Mexico

Fire downtown

A little help in GD..?

Did the attached online from

Ascension shock and the deep healing of the human heart

Has anyone heard from Cliss?.?.?

Some of my latest bird pics

Recommedations for Horoscope


I beleive a lunar eclipse is happening *right now*

What inexpensive/beginner camera do you recommend?

A green comet!

Speaking of Faith coves Darwin

Why It Hurts to Be Away from Your Partner (SciAm)

Contact lense TV expected within 10 years

French fighter planes grounded by Windows computer virus

New Life Church - more than Ted Haggard

Lessons still to be learned (Charles Darwin and ideology over evidence)

What is the deal with this religious group?

I made the most beautiful mile high lemon soup pie last night...

The mead is done and bottled

What's for dinner? ~ Monday Edition

Gonna make ravioli - inspire me.

Meyer's Lemons - what to do with them?

The Franklin Scandal - New book coming soon

Comparison of WTC 7 and Mandarin Oriental Hotel, Beijing

Mandarin Oriental Hotel collapse in Beijing

Palin and Perry sitting in a tree, *-&-^-%-i-n-g

Texas Gov. Rick Perry uses bailout talk to blast Kay Bailey Hutchison

FEMA Is Faulted on Aid After Hurricane Ike

Remember in the Climate control hearing with Gore, when Kerry suggested a joint project with China

Anyone see Thomas Ricks on Meet the Press today?

The maverick ideas of red Toryism could give Cameron a potent edge