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Archives: November 20, 2008

Katrina vanden Heuvel: Smart Defense

Franken gained 28 votes today

America’s Wars of Self-Destruction

NYPD wants even more spying power than the Justice Dept. allows.....

Live blog from the Texas State Board of Education Hearings TONIGHT!!

Ethics complaint filed against Palin

Good wages built America and can re-build it

the Govt should buy cars

What's the Latin form of "William"?

Link for DU video of trailer for "Milk" starring Sean Penn.

Guardian UK: Bush: the memoir no one wants to read

Joe the Plumber, literary Renaissance man.....

from March: Daschle on American Healthcare

Live Piracy map

Not often mentioned fact about Jim Martin in Georgia: He is a Viet Nam veteran.

Sarah Palin approached to be in big screen version of Atlas Shrugged.

Freepers throw Stevens under the bus . . . just like Palin did!

Microsoft to offer free consumer security suite

*MUGSHOT* NFL cheerleader-reality TV bride to be-fiance of pro bass fisherman ARRESTED... AGAIN

It's the Unions FAULT... so we are told

It's the Unions FAULT... so we are told

This whole automaker CEO thing has me wondering again =

Cliff Diving ...... Four Bad Bears

Begich on Rachel now

With the economy in the shitcan, do you feel guilty now, for attacking poor people on welfare?

Durbin: Obama is not engaged? (about Detroit)

Email to Senator Shelby (R-AL). He's my Senator, OK????

Why Can't Corporate Media Admit the Real Reason Republicans Lost?

Katie Couric is on Letterman tonight

Cheney's indictment in south Texas moves forward


Where the hell has Alison Stewart been? She is hosting Rachael's show tonight.

The auto industry bailout--let's not take irreversible steps

Finger-pointing Begins as Senate Nixes Auto Vote

Mitt the Shit better not need any States that touch the Great Lakes in 2012

So there are a bunch of Somali fisherman who are now pirates. Why?

Coulter on Bush: "no modern president has ever done more to bridge partisan divides . . ."

Coulter on Bush: "no modern president has ever done more to bridge partisan divides . . ."

Where Does Obama Stand On Aid To Domestic Automakers?

I started a cable program about climate change

Another casualty of the economy - Hard Rock Park up for sale.

US right stymie sensitive medical research (AIDS, HIV)

So...Is "Pirate" the new "Terrorist"? Will we be invading Somalia soon?

City of San Diego joins in to stop Prop. 8

Click to help progressive media!

Toronto Star: Art market braces for a fall

Toronto Star: Art market braces for a fall

Vancouver's Radical Approach to Drugs: Let Junkies Be Junkies

Janet Napolitano....Homeland Security secretary!

Arraignment set for Cheney, Gonzales in Texas

So what happened to all the vermin who angrily defended executive golden parachutes?

UNC players tell of wild night of drinking in kidnapping, sexual battery case

Franken update: Now down 174: Slowly gaining on NoCole.

IF tomorrow. Congress decides to take some of the $700 Billion bailout money

Dodd "very interested" in "prepackaged bankruptcy" for automakers

Turn on Larry King - Michael Moore of Flint Michigan fame talking about the auto bailout

Has this been posted here?-- "Dick Cheney and Alberto Gonzales Indicted"

Billy Ray Cyrus, Others, To Perform At Hannity 'Freedom' Concerts (This is good to know!)

Bailing out working folks vs Bailing out greedy Wall St types

eHarmony settles gay discrimination suit

Hey, Magic (Johnson), Where's The Magic In No Family Health Care For Your Workers?

Please DU this poll !! Thanks!

A job for Joe Lieberman...

Fuck, even Krugman believes they are making a mistake

Once again, Colbert's WØRD segment nails it:

Mandatory Wednesday Malloy Truthseekers check in!!

George Washington on Religion

Chuck Todd:"The dream is dead. I was dreaming of Sarah Palin and Al Franken in the Senate together."

Coming soon to a bookstore near you (Palin could get $7 million to tell her story)

AFL-CIO Ramps Up In Georgia Senate Runoff (photo of flyer, beautiful)

What The Fuk Is Wrong With Paulsons Finger?

So the other day I went to Mickey Ds and saw something I never expected

bill maher on leno - and cable is screwing up only on that channel

Now that President-elect Obama has pledged to shut down the detention camp at Guantanamo, will the i

Now if these guys were smart they would ask to be a bank. Win/win for everyone. Mall Bank!

Joe the Plumber website

A nostalgic look back at how depressing it was a few short weeks ago (music vid)

Bush set to relax endangered species rules

DL Hughley makes Bay Buchanan eat her talking points about America being a center-right country

My first job out of H.S. taught me that capitalism is inherently unjust and destructive.

Genius Alert: Rapper Gets 20 Years After Writing Shooting Song

mass distress does'nt challenge power structures that cause emotional strain

With economic downturn, more families face the streets -- PUBLISHED: 11/18/2008


Are we going to have to bailout Macy's, JC Penny's, and Target next?

Religious Freeper types love Joe the Plumber!

Attorney Prosecuting Cheney / Gonzo -- interesting radio interview today

Why Keeping Lieberman is a good thing seeks to organize 1 Million 'resisters' to oppose Obama's agenda by inauguration day

Al Franken received the endorsement of the Democratic Farmer Labor & also another lesser known party

Is Chris Matthews Is Becoming the Left’s Bill O’Reilly?

The sleepwalking defense?

Army alters Woman General's Photo

Walmart lobbying for a 'bailout' loan.

Michelle Bachman: WTF is wrong with her?

When the bank and finance Execs met with Paulson to get their bailout,

A question or two.

New Wind Blowing in Chicago

General Growth Properties (shopping malls) 49 cents

Sorry, folks. It all boils down to this. Grab drink and sing along if you wish. There's no denyin

These are a few things in which I believe:

The Fundamentalist 11.19.08 - Religious cons plan to start anew outside the GOP, Huckabee & more

Who will be the pooper scooper in the white House?

Think American. That's all there is us for us.

Why doesn't CNN just give a clinically insane guy a show already?

Can the "non-loyal B*shies" from the Intel Community be brought back?

MN Challenged ballots: You be the judge...

Paulsen may not even be saving Goldman Sachs

Joint Chiefs head says war stresses may be growing

Uh oh, nikkei is dropping like a rock too


Helen takes on the Religious right and universal healthcare

Am I wrong in thinking the Corporate-Owned News/Media Elite (aka the CON/ME) is deliberately pushing

Fran Townsend Says She's Available for an Obama Post

Amy Goodman: A View From the South

The Fed should buy every tax paying American a hybrid car built by GM/Ford with the bailout money.

New snuff marketing makes W.Va. spittin' mad

Christmas Carols for the Right Wing

wouldn't hillary be more true to her beliefs if she stayed in the senate....

UN: Some US Aid Prioritizes Political Goals Over Humanitarian Ones

U.S. weekly jobless claims shoot up to 542,000

WaPo: Napolitano for Homeland Security Secretary

Jesus. CNN playing Malcolm X "House negro, field negro" clip.

Are freepers gone for good?

Ding dong , the witch is...well, not dead, but sweating bullets and grasping at straws.

Bush set to relax endangered species rules

should President Obama order the Justice Department to bust celebs for pot?

Should Joe Wilson be the Ambassador to the United Nations

How much personal wealth have auto executives donated to the companies they've ruined?

Pakistan protests US drone attacks, Taliban warns of reprisals




How many snarky replies have you ALMOST posted in the last week?

Big Three claims of going bankrupt before President Obama takes office are bullshit

Jon Meacham slams Andrew Jackson on the Daily Show, yet IMO, makes him seem even cooler.

Jon Meacham slams Andrew Jackson on the Daily Show, yet IMO, makes him seem even cooler.

I predict Bob Graham for DCI.

A talk radio insider speaks up.

A talk radio insider speaks up.

Senate GOP in big funk

Senate: "Veto this one, Bush, we dare you!"

A little info on Mark Begich

A document saved from the Army's shredder

Four months without a heart

Jobless claims jump to 16-year high.»

Please help me! The one who raped me is not punished yet!

Does not the opposition to birth control equal and increase in abortion rates

Bush and his terrorist fist jab......

I forget; Did Michele Bachmann (R) win re-election in Minnesota?

Barnes and Noble has a great membership discount now

c l i n t o n

Civics Literacy Test discussion on CSpan

Lost in translation *AGAIN*-Iraq says SOFA is "withdrawal record"


The problem isn't high or low gas prices. The problem is unstable gas prices

MarketWatch: Commercial Mortgage Woes

This is what I know, and this is what I don't know about GM

Agencies send 'hot lists' of key issues to Obama review teams

NYT: Regenerating a Mammoth for $10 Million

Visitors swamp McCain's DC office -- looking for Obama inauguration tickets


Rep Brad Sherman (D-CA) to Auto industry CEOs: "Raise your hand if you're planning to sell your jet"

It's that time of choose our benefits at work

Bernanke May Find Deflation Is Back as Fed Concern (Update1)

Actual Fox News headline

Would You Buy A Car From A Bankrupt Automaker

FUBAR. that is what Obama is inhereting.

The "job" of the Media during a Dem Administration is "Concern Troll".

When Is It O.K. To Disagree With Obama?

CNBC: Waxman defeats Dingell for House Energy Chair.

So When Does The Media Say WE are In Depression

**** Happy Birthday Joe the Vice President ****

What do you consider great gas mileage for cars in the near future?

This Door Is Firmly Shut! Stevens concedes election to Begich

Stevens saying goodbye at the Senate on MSNBC now. nt

Every day I get more convinced -- Corporate Globalization sucks

For the past 8 years what is the total amount of money fleeced from the American tax payer?

Conservative 'Doctor' says: Wanting equality is a mental illness!

A Union wage kept me out of the poor house when I was young


Ex-EPA Official Faults Probe of BP Alaska Oil Spill

Ex-EPA Official Faults Probe of BP Alaska Oil Spill

with all this talk of an auto industry bailout

Wingnuts are out in full force to attack Janet Reno..for Ruby Ridge

Palin's Pipeline at Risk as Economy Slows

Coming to a zoo near you: Mammoths (Maybe)

Stevens giving farewell address on Capitol Hill now

Georgia president demands timetable to join NATO - Sounds hysterical to me

Sources: Pritzker, Napolitano being vetted for Cabinet

Corporate Welfare

So MSNBC breaking news includes a bank robbery in Maryland where the robbers

Obama Team picks Duane Chapman for Sec of Nottingham to collect Deadbeat Republicans

Illinois Lotto numbers make some believe Obama is the antichrist

South Could Gain as Detroit Struggles

The DOW went over the cliff today. Closed below 8000. Down 5%

Where was the ANGST in the talking heads when Bush named criminals from the Nixon

Great another black man in government housing....

Senator Reid Once Again Caves In To Republicans On Auto Bailout

CNN has on live UAW president news conference. MSNBC doing a segment on Madonna

Health Insurers Offer to Accept All Applicants, on Condition

Eric Holder Nips Marijuana in the Bud and Invents a Time Cover Story

Progressives press ahead with single-payer health (Ted Kennedy, this is what you should push)

My morning cabinet masturbation .......

UAW right now on local TV WDIV. No Bailout "one or all three could collapse by the end of the year."

I know Obama is happy as hell, but Biden must be on top of the world

I'm sorry but who the hell are the people CNN says have been waiting to see Bill Clinton's

Do You Care About Immigrants' Rights?

This isn't a popular opinion, but I'm sayin' it anyway.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio joins reality TV

Retail sales numbers have taken a MAJOR drop

Ted Stevens ignored yesterday, got a standing 'o' today

Al Gore's m-i-l on living in the pool house of the Naval Observatory...

Republican legislators sure know how to party.

Michael Moore: '"It's the end of capitalism as we know it-And I say good riddance."

BREAKING: Lines Grow At U.S. Unemployment Offices, 26 year high

Thousands Gather For Stuffing Of Giant Rockefeller Center Turkey

Tuned into Morning Joe after not watching in awhile...Is something wrong with Mika?

My work just made this announcement today:

I just told a joke that targeted white, middle-aged heterosexual males.

Economic crisis squeezing colleges, universities

If the carmakers want a bailout, make them compete for it.

puppies are so cute!

BREAKING: Senators reach compromise on emergency auto loans

Gas prices... Do you care?

Aides: Bipartisan group of senators have reached compromise on auto loan agreement

Looks like the post-election honeymoon is over...

This looks like an interesting movie. "Nothing but the truth"

And the November Sky High IQ Award Goes To......

To Frustrated DU posters: Within the next 4 years of Obama, build a Plan B and C

To Frustrated DU posters: Within the next 4 years of Obama, build a Plan B and C

Faux News Byline: "AFRICAN " pirates hijack tanker

My 5 yr old climbed up on a chair and assembled my ex's shotgun

I have a question about GM retirees pension. My hubby is a recent GM retiree, less than 1 year. When

UAW President Ron Gettelfinger testified before the House yesterday

Are all these so-called leaks regarding Obama's cabinet coming from anonymous Obama advisors?

I take a lot of Stimulants, I smoke a lot of Weed....And I enjoy the occasional Hallucinogen.

The Big Three are doing really good overseas?

Dear Traditional Values Coalition: Lying is not a traditional value

For those that dream of Pelosi being replaced

GOP Takes Another Image Hit Post-Election

GM Insider's Book Reveals Secret Project Leading to Crumbling of GM's Empire

David Cole: Bridge Loan Is Needed to Keep Automakers Afloat (Loan is cheaper than collapse)

Windmills. Depression. Pirates.

Southern Poverty Law Center: Ideologues Call for Post-Election Militia Revival

Hardline Islamists vow to fight Somali pirates.

I'm Anti-Bailout

Monitoring Franken-Coleman Recount. Coleman's lead shrinking

Are lower gas prices an excuse for the Big Three auto makers ...

Did anyone else see Erin Burnett's little smackdown of Barnicle and Geist on MJ today?

When did it suddenly become 1800s?

Strange 'Cheney' case takes a strange twist

Don't get me wrong, I love my sister...

Isn't an increase in Pirates a good thing?

1001 POST!!!

Should the new Congress start before the new president?

Robert Nardelli ran Home Depot into the ground.....

Banks = "Thank God it passed", Union workers get a big FU. It's Class Warfare.

Hey baby, what's your sign?

* Calendar * Economic Equality * Elections * Environment * Friday Feedback

Progressive: Your Definition Please

The way to stop hate, discrimination, injustice and bigotry, is to stop practicing them.

Who came up with all of this Left-Right nonsense anyhow?

Wingnut Resistance

Putting 2 + 2 Together, The GOP Does Not Equal G-O-D

How many different strata of our society don't get it? Re the auto industry private jet trips...

I don't give a flying rats ass about how the top three auto makers got to DC. What I do know is

CAPTION the Felonious Gnome

Amazing video of "chickenlittlism" by Peter Schiff with dates, warning and being laughed at by the

It's About "Right To Work" States. Thanks To Chris Matthews For Getting A Republican To Admit It

It's About "Right To Work" States. Thanks To Chris Matthews For Getting A Republican To Admit It

Breaking from SOMOLIA....Pirates capture HMS WILLIAMSON An Aircraft Carrier w 2378 crew

This week Bank of America announced it was buying a 19% stake in China Construction Bank,

Email from my 70-year-old uber-progressive father...

Why can't the Saudis protect their own damn tankers?

Facing possible expulsion, Wilkerson quits Senate

Toyota makes crappy cars no one wants to buy

Poll gives bad news to GOP. Image goes from bad to worse. Dems bask in glow of Obama win.

Four senators reach bipartisan auto aid deal

Keeping Jobs at Home: Give the Workers Control

I Think Lindsay Graham's Offices Lied to me :-O

Petition -- Obama: Meet with Ralph Nader!

Repuke says War on Christmas has caused the economy to tank.

Puff-a-Day Marijuana Dose Helped Older Rats Remember

Inspector general says Joe the Plumber's files searched improperly

I went to Wal Mart yesterday, and was approached by at least 3 people

Progressive Dem Waxman ousts Corporate Dem Dingell for committee chair

Wow, Michelle Maglalang has a super sophisticated morph of Hillary & Obama up

Will Franken win the Senate seat in MN?

F***ing Big Three

Will someone explain why American industry hasn't lobbied for a National Health long ago?

The House's biggest dumb ass

Is the auto bailout really about saving jobs?

Remember Lt.Gen. Russel Honore from Katrina? He dissed Wal-Mart big-time in N.O. speech...

The Big 3 have been fucking up since the 70's and some see fit to blame the unions

Obama’s Use of Complete Sentences Stirs Controversy

How Much Of This Economic Crash Can Be Blamed On The Oil Companies?.......

Green Eco Mobility's parent company is Chrysler.

India navy sinks suspected pirate 'mother ship'

Women, a little help.

Bail out the big 3? My response to that is: Who killed the electric car?

Senate's biggest Dumb shit?


DU Investors: Question about the drop of the indices this week

The US Auto Industry Is More Than Just The Big Three - What About Alabama and the South?

Media whores think "Al-Qaeda No. 2" is just propaganda now, LOL

I love American cars. I cut my teeth on a 1964 Ford Mustang.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: VP Joe Biden, Robert F. Kennedy & Me.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: VP Joe Biden, Robert F. Kennedy & Me.

Congress to Big 3--Maybe will give you some money in a few weeks.

The Greedy Oil Barons fucked up and went too High...reduced traveling=reduced business

Over the past 2 days: Dow down 10.36%, NASDAQ down 11.27%, S&P down 12.42%

Electric Cars Make Fuel-Free Power Grid Practical

With Dems in power, what will the Stephanie Miller Show do?

During Bush, it's more likely that 40-somethings will be killed by terrorists than get a good job?

Why can't we just buy the big 3?

Petland linked to puppy mills

7,690.00 -307.28 / -3.84% , oops 7,620.78

OMG--Randi Is On A Roll! She's Great Today

Why would Hillary want to be Secretary of State?

In hindsight would it have been a better choice to forego the 401(k) deferrals & instead, party

In hindsight would it have been a better choice to forego the 401(k) deferrals & instead, party

We hate Unions, but don't take it personally. It's just not hip.

You Can't Always Get What You Want


Are you still "hopeful" ??

Why would kerosene and home heating fuel still be $4.00 a gallon?

One part of many auto solutions is to replace top management ....... okay, I agree, but .......

Ahem. A little reason here....we are not going to collapse into the dark ages

The smartest person in Congress?

Have you noticed that we, America, are the sole source of "globalization"?

Batshit-Crazy McCarthyite Michelle Bachman STILL doesn't understand about recording devices

Can we get Lee Iaccoca back?

Can we get Lee Iaccoca back?

Is there any way to watch the video today on the November 17

Is there any way to watch the video today on the November 17

I know this was posted before

get your DOW Crash Survival Kit!!

get your DOW Crash Survival Kit!!

Stumped for a Christmas gift? Just look at what crap 14.99 can buy you!

America Has Become Subservient to China

A question for HR people about liquidating a 401K

So it looks like the bill on the last 8 years is coming due

What if instead of a bail-out, they gave big rebates to car buyers...?

Have you ever heard **anyone** in the media refer to Idiot Son as "George"? Or St Ronnie as "Ron" or

Sacramento's 2008 Santa Parade Canceled

I'm an old man.

Dems want business plan from automakers

Waxman's Win Paves Path For Obama Goals

What happens to the warranties on our vehicles if the Big 3 Automakers Go Under...

What happens to the warranties on our vehicles if the Big 3 Automakers Go Under...

Mr. President Elect, why not re-examine the Homeland Security concept?

My guess is Michael Bloomberg, perrenial candidate for....

"Democrat Party" What's our response?

The DOW and NASDAQ at 1997 levels

Faux, Obama and the stock market

Recount: Norm Coleman’s lead over Al Franken shrinks

Shuster (MSNBC) had the previous Michigan governor (I think) talking about Bush in 2001

Bush History:Bush Admin Insider Describes "the ineptitude of this government" 11/20

Woman sues DMV to get license back; it was revoked because she uses medical marijuana

C-SPAN Plans Coverage of 'Judging Bush' Conference Co-sponsored by University of Arkansas

Yeh!!! I just got my books....

And do you know WHY the American auto companies are going bankrupt???!!!!11

What did David Schuster say about the Bush hand shaking deal?

S&P 500 down 41% from Sept, 02 to close today.

Well, Wendy's is now cutting jobs....

GOP trickster regrets helping Bush win

Watch Foreign Leaders Avoid Shaking Hands with Bush

Delete. Bad idea.

Camp Wellstone training in Lexington Ky tomorrow and Saturday

Job growth under W - 3%.

gasoline futures fall below $1/gal

GOP Operative: I regret helping Bush win

not that this is really important--but did anyone else notice georgie at the g20 dinner with a glass

Police Spied on Activists Through '07

Prop. 8 suits win supreme court review

considering the low market cap- maybe Apple should consider scooping up GM...

Janet Napolitano appointment NOT the result of some "deal" with McCain

Waxman dethrones Dingell as chairman

Nice photograph of Obama

EVERY AMERICAN TO GET $1 BILLION in new extended bailout!

Guantánamo Judge Throws Out More Evidence Obtained Through Torture in Jawad Case


Today, November 20 is Senator Robert Byrd's

Hey Tweety...a word to the wise:

A cure for the Somali Pirate problem:

New York Police Fight With U.S. DOJ on Surveillance

Where is Iacocca2.0?

Michigan Oct. Unemployment Rate Surges To 9.3 Pct


Why Can't Corporate Media Admit the Real Reason Republicans Lost?

BREAKING: Truckloads of bootstraps passed out by Bush administration.

so it is official--"provider-gate" makes it legal for uptight xian hypocrits to decide who does, or

has anyone ever had to deal with yahoo to resolve a hacked password?

Tweety: "Don't go after this guy...we're talking about his tuition, food for his family."

As Ted Stevens delivers his last Senate speech, my condolences and best wishes:

Senate GOP in big funk

Two months from now Obama buys out the Auto industry.

Rich Cut Back on Payments To Mistresses (Priorities?)

Need help! Forensic Loan Document Review

Many things caused our current deep shit position, but what one of them was the biggest reason?

Are we missing a real chance if we don't do this auto bailout

That's business.

Pair plead not guilty in gay teen’s murder

I'm willing to bet Chris Matthews is preparing to run for senate from PA

In memorium

Paulson was behind the Martial Law threat? Inhofe says Treasury Secretary made dire warnings

Redistricting Does GOP No Favors

Harry Reid: Auto bailout is for the workers, not the corporate fatcats

Did I help bring this economy down?

Vatican warns Obama it will be "war" between Obama Administration and the Catholic Church

These are the REAL culprits in the auto industry mess

Big Three auto CEOs flew private jets to ask for taxpayer money (Assholes)

Somali piracy started because THE WORLD STOLE THEIR FISH...

*** Wednesday TOONs: Expectations ***

Uh .... Matthews ....... didja ever think that maybe this is pathological ........ ?

Wow, between the post about eharmony and the obese airline ruling

Portion of Indictment Charges the Vice President as Participating in Organized Crime (RICO)

Wake Up, You're Dreaming.

Iran said to have enough nuclear fuel for one weapon

It is a L-O-A-N not a bailout

Anti-union means all the following...

Four Inauguration Day Dress Designs for Michelle Obama

Well, you all have a solution for the Auto maker's crisis, here's mine

So we can spend 10 billion a month in Iraq, but a 25 billion loan to American car companies

I am just finishing my second semester...

Most Severe Market Crash Since Great Depression

Here's how to tell the Obama transition team that you want RFK JR for EPA !

The Republican's hatred of facts and knowledge

So we are now at the gates of hell... brought to you ONCE AGAIN

Cash-strapped district to charge teachers to plug in

Bush set to relax endangered species rules

Franken Gaining - Behind by 157 with 23% Recounted

just got back to my house and sat down at my desk and felt a tremor....

Educating Huckabee: The Terrible History of Systematic Violence Directed At Gays

Do workers in domestic Toyota or Honda plants get health insurance?

so the world ran out of money because of some bad

The Sucker Bait Called Hope -- Making the best of a slow apocalypse (Joe Bageant)

I wonder how the ultra rich thinks they'll protect themselves if there's a collapse

Congress could give the Big 3 100 Trillion dollars

The Economist calls the GOP the "stupid party".

wtf? Cheney-targeting DA is no-show

I know for a FACT the Big Three are pulling our legs...

Bipartisan Auto Bailout Reached, But Senator Reid Won't Allow A Vote!

Why don't the damned oil companies bail out the auto industry?

Commander AWOL gets stiffed and shunned by world leaders

Unbelievable! "A Sea Of Unwanted Imports"

The Market Cap for GM plus Ford is 4.1 B ... so we should lend them 25 billion when

Something that doesn't look good: Freshman Democrats meet with a ton of lobbyists for fundraiser

How would you like to see DU move forward ?

Cheney Ordered To Appear In Court

Atheist's Look at Prop 8

Any company that indulges in wretched excess for the upper executive tier IS NOT A WELL RUN COMPANY

Here's how the "Big 3" can bail themselves out, help revive the US economy & reduce global warming..

Discovered: Cosmic Rays from a Mysterious, Nearby Object

Perino: The Endangered Species Act ‘Doesn’t Help Support Any Species, Including Our Own’»

I wish folks would stop polarizing the auto bail out issue....

On a Sunny Day in January 2009 at The White House...


An unpardonable use of power-By Sen. Russ Feingold

We're watching the genocide of the American middle-class.

I think people during the Great Depression had it better than us.

Freepers are furious at Kathleen parker! And other nonsense!

I don't know if I agree with forcing eHarmony to match gay couples

Hillary as Sec of State - straw [POLL]

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

30 years ago a high school diploma could get you a job paying $8 an hour

Are guns the answer to attacks on Vessels?

Work. It's a scary word.

What's to become of DU?

Ken Griffey Jr Named To State Dept. Post

Ummm, is it time to panic?

This is Change?

Another first: I agreed with Buchanan today. He was arguing with a Heritage Foundation

ACLU Releases Presidential Transition Plan to Restore Civil Liberties

Email to Ma Eldritch... first of two...

The Paranoia of Right-Wing Radio

Prayers/Good Thoughts/Vibes Needed

Why is Pat Buchanan on MSNBC all the time?

Is Olbermann back tonight?

Cheney's Prosecutor Not Showing Up Today Was A Good Thing!**UPDATES**

Analyst on CNBC who predicted this downturn: "This phony economy is unraveling."

Banker beats landlord's dog (with 7 wk old pups) to death (warning: infuriating)

here we go again: Iran Said to Have Nuclear Fuel for One Weapon

6 myths about the Detroit 3

GM workers make $73 an hour? Here's the rebuttal to that one.

A simple question about the separation of powers, and the role of Congress:


Will The Next Depression Un-Build Suburbia?

Have you read Tom Daschle's book "Critical"???

It's Not a Tumor - Doctors Find Worm In Woman's Brain Instead

Our gas just dropped to $1.54

Saw A Sad Situation At The Grocery Store Last Night

In Canada: Obese have right to two airline seats, one fare

Pope Had `Prophecy' of Market Collapse in 1985, Tremonti Says

No Detroit Bailout -- The shit's gonna hit the fan pretty soon

Post here and I will eat your dinner

For those that can use a hump day kitty video

Here We Go

Only Time Will Tell

ONE Last Time

And in today's news,

Pic Thread! Post someone else's pic!

Would it be less dangerous of we just cooked cans of gas instead of turkeys?

Remember that woman who called Bush a 'whistleass' in her obituary?

Fukin Brilliant

Have You Ever Met A Turducken You Didnt Like

Excuse Me, But Tom Daschle Makes Me Gag.

Jim Cramer (I know he's a Con Artist) but he just said A.I.G paid off Foreign Banks with Our Money

Tell me about it ! Gheesh !!

Why is David Schuster always on tv?

Anybody else here have a roller ball type mouse, I bought one today.

There oughta be a rule

*TiVo alert*- premiering tomorrow night on ABC Family 7 PM

BlueDog needs a sordid past


What is the vegetarian or vegan equivalent of turducken?

A new model for American business: Your thoughts please...

i cracked a bone in my foot by being an idiot

I have a MySpace page!

Kucinich maybe maybe to be put in charge of Government Oversight Committee? I say HELL YEA!!!

Major insurers will support universal health insurance -- if mandated

Email to Senator Shelby (R-AL). He's my Senator, OK????

Question about the Stephen King book "Duma Key" (MAJOR spoilers)

I'll say it plain: If you're against the bailout of the auto industry, you're un-American!

HBO Documentary "Last Letter Home" video

Ha! My City's response to "Westboro church" coming....

How many movies does this homage appear in?

Twelfth Day of Snow Emergency (Pine Ridge Reservation)

Masturducken Is It A Sin?

Somebody kill me. My Pathology term paper is due Tuesday, and I haven't even started it yet.


I met my husband 27 years ago today. In a convenience store.

TOP CHEF: Unofficial thread

Public Citizen: - -Tracking Obama's Transition Team and Appointments - -

I am off to bed soon. I start cooking Thanksgiving dinner at 4 AM tomorrow!

Now I have a real reason to see the new Trek movie.

Are you thinking of the children?

An infinite number of mathematicians walk into a bar

Tell Everybody Waiting for Superman

I Can't Fucking Wait Till Obama's Cabinet Is Set

Now Tweety wants Hillary as SoS. This guy really is bipolar

Discussion: Health care workers with tattoos.

20 years in school.

Hi all, Update on my Mom, Me, etc...

I need advice on dealing with unwanted visitors without being rude.

I recommend the brisket

It's Been Snowing Since Noon ...

Clues for Obama cabinet positions

Resolved: The rich should pay lower taxes, and we should have another surge in Iraq.

Coyotespaw's Poetry Corner...

Good Morning Vietnam!

Congress admonishes Big 3 CEOs for not doing what's best for the country. What a spectacle.

OK, my poetry sucks, but here's some funny...

ROFMG! Star Trek XI as 90210. Definitely captures the non-trekness of the new movie:

Obama should step down and make way for Hillary, Edwards, Richardson, Biden or Kucinich!

Is it Beaucoup or BU-KU?

Taterguy is going to Dunkin Donuts. Can he get you anything?

So I joined facebook...

Obama has Clinton people in his transition team and cabinet?!?!?!?!?

self delete

Sometimes I have a great notion

Happy Birthday, Joe Biden!

A telltale sign from the boss that indicates you're about to be fired

It would be stupid to delete this article from Wikipedia

I will be cutting the grass today, the yard has spring type weeds growing in it.


Tantoine? Yes? No? Why or not? For men, for women? WHAT?

whenever i hear 'The End' by the Doors, i can't wait for it to end.

I do so love Pandora.

Newsom, Arnold, and Robert Kennedy announce electric vehicle grid for CA

Okay Loungites, my dog is in need of some good loungey vibes . . .

Post Here And DUstrange Will Sing To You

Is there something strangely sensual about Paula Dean preparing a Turducken?

I'm trying to persuade a friend of mine to report his co-workers

BREAKING: Paulson to Stay in Administration as Head Chef

I got a drop of water on my nose from a cup of coffee.

BREAKING!-Paris AND Kornikova are available

Are we being "Nigerian Scam"med?

My Pathology paper is begun! I'm already one page into a four-to-five page paper.

Time Magazine cover November 24, 2008.

Obama, congress will probably repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in a year

59 PLUS ONE... We've got to go all out to get rid of Saxby Chamblis..we are fourth and inches!!

My threads are consistently sinking now. Time for me to take a break from DU.

Waiting for a phone call. What should I do?

Now I get it.

Axelrod, Brown, Craig, Lu-Some brief bios:

Since Thanksgiving technically happens in Autumn, do I use summer or winter oil to fry the turkey?

Fukin Amazing

Kitten picture of the day for Thursday November 20

Let car culture DIE!

Charlie FUKING Gibson NOT in the tank for Obama

Barnes and Noble has a great membership discount now

LA to NYC in four minutes

This thread is not about cats. What should it be about?

What does "My Beautiful Reward" mean? I think it is an unappreciated song of Springsteen’s.

I must be honest - I've developed a fear of cupcakes

Uncertainty For Blue Dog Democrats

seriously, why do I feel compelled to read the reader's review on Amazon?

Fukin Incredible

Good news for PUMA's: Hillary can now legitimately claim she's more popular than Jesus Christ!

Car buying advice sought.

The New PUMAs:


4,000 more votes--and Missouri would have been ours.

My 9 year old son just informed us that the children who voted in

i don't care what you don't care about

Battlestar Gallactica drums - becoming ubiquitous?

Battlestar Gallactica drums - becoming ubiquitous?

I just got one of those snorkel jackets...

How many snarky replies have you ALMOST posted in the last week?

IA-Sen, IA-Gov: Statewide Recruitment Thread

I want my fucking life back

My cat is lisping and I can't figure out why

He wants me to come over.

Single-payer/Universal health care will NOT "hurt" the small business owners.

Name a song or band you will never admit to liking.

As of today, ABC's are officially dead to me.

Don't stress about the Franken recount - He WILL Win because..

Author Fotie Photenhauer's come up with a cookbook that MIGHT NOT BE for everybody...

Executive Order Not Posted Yesterday when my Wife was on but found tonight

Al Franken is on to pace to end up winning the recount by 13 votes

Franken doing very well in St. Paul, MN. Franken has gained 11 and Coleman lost 2

anyone else having problems with Firefox crashing???

Star Trek 90210.

Most Americans back Clinton as Secretary of State (Gallup)

Huh? What's the deal with Musgrave? Why won't she concede?

The dog is howling again.

Seriously, did any congressman ask any of the auto guys this afternoon what their total income was?

my dank confession

Gay freshman congressman Polis arrives in Washington

i don't care what is officially dead to you

Napolitano is NOT a progressive Godess storm trooper and loves the DLC!

I can still look at company email after I got fired.

Exciting things going on for better national health care!!

I'm cooking a non-traditional thanksgiving dinner

Why is the engine light on in my car?


Ethics complaint filed against Palin

I'm posting this from Dunkin Donuts.

I Love Station Wagons & Think This Is A Beautiful Car.

If McCain won, Zawahiri would have had a better case to make. With Obama, he's really reaching

We Give the President a Four Year Term

You can never hope to be as cool as Eric Burdon

Star Tribune - Recount: Coleman’s lead shrinks by nearly 20 percent

Bipartisan harmony brought us: The Iraq war, the Patriot Act, John Roberts as Supreme Court judge...

I Don't Think Disunity Is A Good Thing, O.K.?

I took my brother to a job interview today...

Letterman's opener: "It's so cold that I'm shaking like Sarah Palin taking a geography exam"...

Alleged "Douchebag" Sues Author


Can we start a DU fundraiser to fix datasuspect's caps lock?

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/20/08

What does "centrist" mean? Only in the last two decades or so

As of today, CD's are officially dead to me.

I'm seriously losing my mind...I need a Xanax

ATTN: I AM datasuspect BOSS NOW!!

CNN Breaking News: Auto Bailout Vote Cancelled

Today's word of the day is "Glurge". Replace any word in a thread title with "Glurge".

What is CNN talking about? Reid creating a new position for Hillary?

KamaAina will have to change his user name.


Does Thai Massage help sore ankles?


Top Five Songs on this date in 1965

Who else is waiting on a present?

Every time I see Tim Gunn I think of the Family Guy

Just saw MILK...

I had a flat tire last night when I left work.

I've got a feeling today is going to be a super shit day.

For once...a happy poem...

What are you a fan of?

What the fuck is wrong with this country?

"Senioritis." Parents of seniors or older kids, what is this about?

PSA: Never welch on a debt to Midlo

BREAKING: Gates to stay on as SofDEFENSE and Paulson at Treasury

imnothere - quite the apt choice of a user name.

Photos: "15 MORE Images You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped"

OK, talk to me about what happened to Citigroup on the market today.

My delightfully dorky, fifty-something boss has been humming "Unskinny Bop" all morning.

so...who do you think should be named head of

Today it's official - there are 30lbs less of me

Gas Taxes -- Perhaps only slightly Presidential

Have you ever met a person...

Fukin Glurge Just Fukin Glurge

Boston Globe editorial: What's needed at State

Le sigh. The office Thanksgiving Potluck is going on now.

Project Rungay's take on People's "Sexiest Men Alive"

Guys who like electronic gizmos... I need your suggestions please.

Help me out. I'm either mentally ill, or I'm falling in love.

All right. You win the mega-million-beaucoup-bucks lottery. What do you do?

OK - have fun. Define "Lefty Redneck"

Hillary Clinton's Fix (Constitution may bar Hillary as SOS)

Gladstone bag or Disraeli Gears?

The new "Who Live At Kilburn 1977" DVD: Keith Moon's next-to-last performance

They are all stickily lies! SERIESLY!!

When did this place become Xenophobic Underground?

Don't tutch the but T-shirts...

CNN REPORTS: Howard Kurtz pissed at Obama; Way too much Obamamania all over the Land!

Hey I Hit 20k Posts, And Didn't Even Know It

I wonder if they will ever hand these out at firing squad events...

Midlo Told Skinner She Is Changing Her Screen Name To:

Two part question: What is your favorite Genesis song and when did they start to rock

This may have been discussed. Or even psychically projected...


Bill Clinton in Talks to Smooth Wife's Path to Cabinet


Clickjacking - anyone use photobucket?

Where the hell did I put that tie I like? (humor)

Someone is going to get yelled at...


Parche is irritating the hell out of me because he can't spell "fuck" n/t

I'm a pretty handy guy, but I disappointed myself today.

Good morning Lounge


This Twilight movie

I believe the drugs are working. I just saw a link thingy that said

Please Define "Glurge."


~~~~ ~~~~****** *Happy Birthday!!********* *****~~~~ ~~~

Its Fukin Raining Here Again

Just posting to celebrate my 40,000 Post!

puppies are so cute!

Why is it OK to ignore Midlo?

Why is it OK to hate Taverner?

Everyone keep your voices down. I'm in a webinar. nt

Everyone keep your voices down. I'm in a webinar. nt



Senate offers Clinton new options


Suppose there is a guy with power, connections with bad guys, a history of kissing ass

Indiana Jones sneaks through cave to have sex

Skyy, Can you feel me?

I was just on a live blog about Prop 8 and I really need to throw something

My new earworm (and a lovely one too)

Oh yes.

I wonder why Obama is leaving Treasury Sec for later.



Why is Ron Jeremy the first picture on the Magnum Opus Wiki page?

Hey, RACISTS of America! You're either with us or against us!

Greatest movie ever is on Universal HD right now.

Did you guys know that flvegan is actually Superman?

Everyone keep your voices down. I'm passed out drunk on the bus station floor. n/t

If the Giants and Jets end up in the Super Bowl, we'll have the first "Toll Booth Bowl"!!

Same sex marriage and Polygamy


Ever walk by a street light and have it turn off just as you pass it?

I Have Been Voted DU's Sexiest Stud!!!

"Obama`s Art of War" from bagnewsnotes


Man rant.

ok...who made this???


Complete `Chinese Democracy' album begins streaming on MySpace

Politico: Lieberman -- Dems didn’t punish me

Do you ever have the feeling of fear, or dread, but you don't know why, for sure?

Why is it OK to hate fat people?

Quick question: Has an incumbent President ever been challenged in the Primarys after 4 years?

Pritzker Family Background You'll Want to Know

Leak Wars shows that Obama Team is facing reality of Business as Usual in D.C

* TOON: President Obama Ends Torture in America *

Can I get some vibes and stuff for my mom's sick kitten, please?

Um. Excuse me, may I please have some attention?

Update on an old tale, “Toyota, GM Canoe Race”

~*~ Happy Birthday, graywarrior!!!~*~

Post here your pick for DU's 'Sexiest Man Alive'

A question for men-loving women who like tattoos

What would be your new DU handle if Skinner gives out another amnesty?

Which cupcakes are best?

My congressman's office called today

I am not a Twilight fan, but this review of the movie makes me glad it exists...

Ruler can't measure Johnson's impact

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Thu 11/20/2008)

CNN: Penny Pritzker is going to be Commerce Secretary

Bill Maher on Leno: "Palin's a MILF -- a Moron I'd Like to Forget."


I saw DuStrange's ballot!

Are you lazy and if so how lazy, any personal bests?

Damned if you do, damned if you don't

Obama posts campaign pledges on LGBT rights security problems

"Obama Clings to Clintonites and Neocons"

Just because someone needs to say it: "FLILF"

primate1!!!! Tell your Comcast flunkies to stop calling me with 'special offers'.

"For all the talk about change...

Does the tangible bitterness of Joe Scabrous make anyone else smile?

Anybody wonder if maybe Bill doesn't want Hillary as SOS more than she does?

Let's change Inauguration Day to December 1st from now on... this is way to long to wait.


Now THIS is the Bill Clinton I know and love.

Not including traitor joe, how many senate seats do we currently have?

It Is Freakishly Cold Here. Has Been For Several Days & Will Get Colder This Weekend (Long Island)

Anyone here have experience with Jamon Serrano or Parma ham?

What do you collect?

Richard Clarke on Zawahri tape

Paulsen should not be retained!

Paulsen should not be retained!

Beatles fans! Killing Joke Fans! May I present The Fireman?

Al Franken Appreciation Thread


Being a Clintonite should NOT be a disqualifer for serving in the Obama Admin.

IL-Sen, IL-Gov: Statewide Recruitment Thread

Napolitano as Secretary of Homeland Security...

Clinton SOS Appointment may be falling apart

OK--now, which Obama pick are you the LEAST pleased with?

DUers!!! I need your help for Thom. It's advice, not money...

You know you want to go!

General Discussion: Presidential needs to become GD: Oh Noes!

Why are these JERKS going on winter break with the country and economy in the toilet????

~~~Happy BIRTHDAY to VP-Elect JOE BIDEN!!~~~

Indiana inmates sneak through ceiling to have sex

"A Change Is Gonna Come"

President-elect promised change, picking insiders

Would Jon Corzine be as Treasury Secretary be satisfactory for progressives?

Breaking: Waxman Knocks off Dingell for chairmanship

Al Qaeda is So Stupid They've Reached Clown Status


No one is demanding that you should agree with every appointment Obama makes...

Andrea Mitchell opening her big mouth again: Napolitano is not a done deal!

Kitty enjoying a bath

Wanna hear something gross?

If Obama went out of his way to NOT appoint people connected to the Clintons

How cool would it be if OBL is captured or killed at 12:05pm on 1/20/2009?

World Leaders Don't Shake Bush's Hand At G20 Summit (VIDEO)

Can't get tickets to Inauguration because my congressman didn't run in 2008!

Jobless claims jump to 16-year high.

AZ Gov. Janet Napolitano is likely to head Homeland Security

An Open Letter To Joe Lieberman

How the Democrats are stealing the election in Minnesota:

Birthday Wishes For Our VP Elect Joe Biden!!!

Smokeout today - a good day to stop smoking - congratulations to those who have.

Who are the true progressives in America? And why aren't they in Obama's administration?

Where does all this confusion come from about Obama's cabinet picks..were you not paying attention

Please read Michael Moore's opinion about the bailout. Remember, GM was the subject of his first mov

If Obama can't handle the Clintons he can't handle our world problems.

Which Obama pick are you the MOST pleased with?

Obama's Circuit Court picks will be almost all Clinton appointees

Napolitano is a fascinating pick for DHS but I think there was some horse trading going on

Watch: Obama on 60 a Minute

It's come down to this.....

Another feather in Bush's cap. From Ephraim Hardcastle's column

David Corn and Jeremy Scahill on DemocracyNow today - heads UP

The Republican Opposition to Bailing Out Automakers Is Tied To Busting The Unions...

My cat is limping and I can't figure out why

Waxman takes over chairing Energy/Commerce Committee. Dingell is out making room for CHANGE

Agents of Change on Obama's Transition Team by David Corn of Mother Jones

Pritzker passes on Commerce Post

"House Negro"?


What is Daschle's healthcare experience?

I didn't know we had so many Obama personal friends and advisors on board here

CJ Craig for Press Secretary!

I have Question. If Hillary gets SOS and Obama later fires her, does she get to go back to the

I want Romney as Drug Czar

Customer Service pet peeve...

BREAKING: Tensions Erupt Over White House Puppy Appointment

Why aren't any of the concern trolls talking about Napolitano or Daschle?

Favorite catchphrase

First electronic song you've ever heard?

Will She Or Won't She?

Hey Kids, I'm back. What did I miss?

Anyone Surprised? McCain Praises Potential Napolitano Pick

The Biggest Idiot in Congress

BREAKING: Mr./Mrs John Sally Smith Thompson Cortez to head Dept of Homeland, Health and Energy

Know why many Clintonites are being hired for PE Obama's cabinet???

I have a theory... I think this whole Hillary as SOS is just a ruse...a

I don't want Ted Stevens in jail.

Here's an idea... nominate previous Nixon appointees (that are dead) to top level positions.

Beau Biden ships out to Iraq Today

I am echoing the buzz .. why is sos appointment taking so much time?


Will the silly "birth certificate truthers" go away after the inauguration?

I will restate my prediction that Franken will win the recount

What's all this talk about Hillary and SOS??

I love Bill Richardson and he has some great chops for foreign affairs

Relax! Obama likely won't tip his hand until after Jan 20th ....

In the Afterlife, I'm sure The Clintons will be there to muck things up

NeoCons Are....

TNR: Wooing McCain?

This is Change? 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama's White House

Let's get something Straight. Obama is Running the Show. The Cabinet Members Serve at his Pleasure

Excellent John Nichols editorial: The Doctor who Cured the Democratic Party

Obama Plot Skinhead Complains About Blacks On Grand Jury

It is totally impossible to satisfy all of the people all of the time!

So, does Stevens get to keep his cushy $100,000/yr. Senate pension or not??

You know what would make Republicans heads explode?

Oprah Winfrey to be WH Press Secretary -- source at HARPO confirms

Obama Poised to Rebrand America - (great story about how Obama's victory is already changing things)

Who thinks Obama started the Hillary rumors? Who thinks otherwise?

Karl "Criminal" Rove, trying to make himself look innocent, offers Obama advice on the law

Ship of fools: The Fall Of The Republican Party

Does anyone here at DU still embrace the term "liberal"?


Did Anyone See Rahm's Press Statement Just Now At The Capitol?

MSNBC Sources : Kathleen Sebelius for Education or Energy Secretary

So, where do we stand in terms of Cabinet positions?

Maybe shelving the auto industry bailout for now is a good thing.

Happy Birthday Vice President Elect, Joe Biden!

Monty Python Geeks? Super bargain...

Check out * during the crisis!

Have you heard of ""?

Suddenly the MSM has a strong interest in our sites/blogs?

Napolitano Faces Contracting Challenges at DHS

We're Watching the God Warrior in my TV Class

PHOTOS This is the kind of reception I get on my way to work every day.

Nick Coleman: Norm Coleman is no shoo-in with his neighbors

Why dont people know how to use a phone?

AP Hit Piece: Napolitano is no stranger to Washington scandals

Michelle Obama Taps Jackie Norris for Chief of Staff

Standing Ovation for a Convicted Felon

Grassley questions Obama's attorney general pick. Hatch supports Holder

I had a GOP friend say the weirdest thing to me.....

"How much would things be different if Barack Obama had been sworn in on November 5th?"

What part of the 90s didn't you like Andrea, the peace or the prosperity?

We Democrats Must Not Fail This Time!

MY LTTE on the bailout for the Big 3

What is your Chinese Zodiac?

Obama is picking great people. He has a great start. Problem:

Democrats, Lieberman Reconcile, move on

Pritzker pulls herself out of Commerce Secretary position

At this point, I don't care if Obama governs from the left, center, or right....

Hillary Boxing Obama In -- Or Is It The Reverse?

Andrew Liveris Secretary of Energy?

Beyoncé Offers To Perform For Barack Obama's Inauguration

How about Robert Reich for Secretary of the Treasury?

DUPE. Please delete.

I've flipped on Hillary for SoS; I now think he should go with a quieter choice like Holbrooke.

The SOS drama in One Act

Why Arizona Dems Don't Want Napolitano at DHS

Antiwar groups fear Barack Obama may create hawkish Cabinet

The Sebelius rumors can't possibly be true

Republicans suffer 'image deficit:' Gallup

Help a Left Leaning Blogger Win a Scholarship

This is very gracious of you, Barack and Michelle Obama

What's a good position for George Voinovich?

People, please... The president sets the tone and his appointees follow that tone...

From David Plouffe - The Presidential Transition - Help Build the New Team!


Why don't the damned oil companies bail out the auto industry?

---Remember when you were in High School...---

Obama: We Need You Right Now

Is this a case where the Liberals and Conservatives agree about the big three going down the tubes.

This is how President Obama will look in 25 years

Obama's Vetting Process - Pros and Cons - Early Leaks Versus Late Surprises

Concern trolls. Instead of getting angry over Obama's possible picks, tell me, who would YOU choose

Janet Napolitano appointment ------ IT'S A TRAP!

"Issues" are such a pain in the ass

Best resignation letter you'll see in your lifetime

Senate GOP in big funk

Hillary Lovers, Hillary Haters, Hillary as S o S "concerned" folks.....take a chill pilll

Just to Clarify the Confusion. Al-Zawahiri has Always Been THE #2.

You miss the point. Many of us are "concerned" about a potential lack of BALANCE

Leahy: Holder an 'outstanding' pick

Any suggestions as to who Obama should name to SCOTUS when a vacancy arises? Here's one...

shove it back in the repukes faces. For years it was the Clinton Recession now they want the Obama

CNN: Wolf Blitzer and 'em are complaining that Obama Vetting is too Harsh!


I Voted For Barack Obama For President

Obama responds to being called a House Nigga by Al Qaeda

Obama sometimes makes me feel petty...

Need to vent/advice RE: racist email from coworker

I Miss our New President, Barack Hussein Obama!

House Negro

I imagine one very sobering aspect of Obama's future responsibilities

Lanny Davis- Compare His Quote About Hillary As SoS To Reported Anonymous "Leak".

For all the folks posting that they don't like what Obama's done or is doing

America's Next Top Carmaker!

Bush Twins Welcome Obama Girls

Janet Napolitano

BULLSHIT ALERT: "Iran said to have enough nuclear fuel for one weapon"

New York Times: "Clinton Decision Holding Up Other Obama Choices"

Who is the real architect of the 8 disasterous years of Bush?

True or False: Obama will be required to say his middle name during the swearing in ceremony.

Attention.. Attention... Florida Domestic Suppression Force....Orders Inside

Bush's Land Mines for's LA Times

Thursday Franken- Coleman recount thread

Bill Clinton tried to govern from the left? BZZZZZ, sorry, try again.

Ideological purists from both sides are making a fuss over cabinet appointments...

Is there any logical reason to believe that the recount will go Franken's way?

Obama needs to send a TOMAHAWK right up Zawahiri's ass!

World leaders refuse to shake Bush’s hand during G20 photo-op.

Bush at G20 World Summit: A stunning shunning (video)

So...McCain was winning until the economy collapsed, but the collapse is a judgement on Obama?

So...McCain was winning until the economy collapsed, but the collapse is a judgement on Obama?

Whose fault is this, really, that there's so much drama over the SOS pick?

These are a few things in which I believe:

On Progress and Change

Obamas Expected to Have Sex in White House, Insiders Say

A jubilant DU celebrates another Democratic electoral victory:

My 9 year old son asked me

Arizona will be destroyed for years to come if Janet Napolitano leaves .

Isn't this push for the Big 3 to file bankruptcy just a way to bust the auto unions?

How's your 'civic literacy?' Take the test

Sorry folks! Obama is not going to be another Jimmy Carter

Obama asked Hillary to be SOS. Her ego will not allow her to accept.

Progressive disappointment in Daschle is Misguided & Unwarranted....

I don't think Bill or Hillary or Barack REALLY want her to be Secretary of State

PHOTOS I hope the noise from the building work isn't keeping GWB awake (Inauguration preparations)

PHOTOS Sometimes I just wish Barack Obama could lighten up. (VERY pic heavy!)

I've got a really brilliant idea

Franken recount numbers live ....

We wrote a song for Barack Obama, anyone want to hear it.?

Questioning and wondering is good for our democracy. I question Daschle on women's rights.

Obama appoints Six Native officials to transition team

What manner of Woman must you be Hillary, to inspire such loathing in those who've never met you.

Everywhere I look, it's Hillary, Bill, Hillary, Bill....

Two part question: What is your favorite Genesis song and when did they start to suck

Hey, Barack, Listen Up!!!

Does Obama Really Want the Clinton Circus in his Big Tent?

Israel says will boycott U.N. forum on racism

Morales Says U.S. Shouldn't Grade Countries on Anti-Drug Fight

Suspected US missile strikes deep inside Pakistan

Obama talks with UN chief plus Colombian, African leaders

Report: 91 trade unionists killed in 2007

Bush looking for help on his last APEC summit

Brazil uses radar to protect isolated tribes

SolarWorld offers euro1B for Adam Opel's assets (German GM subsidiary)

Illinois governor makes calls to hopefuls for Obama’s Senate seat

USDA Panel Approves First Rules For Labeling Farmed Fish

Report: Economy is sickening U.S. hospitals

Inmate says jailer sought McCain vote

U.S. probing Golden West lending, sale: prosecutor

Coming soon to a bookstore near you (Palin could get $7 million to tell her story)

Dead San Diego Marine again denied Medal of Honor

Health insurance industry makes pitch for coverage mandate

Bill Clinton Sends Donor List to Obama to Help Hillary's Bid

Walnut Creek woman charged with holding Peruvian nanny as indentured servant

Pakistan summons U.S. envoy to protest missiles

Unions sure organizing bill will pass

Finger-Pointing Begins As Senate Nixes Auto Vote

Envoy reports 'quantum leap' in Russia-Georgia talks

Republicans feeling a new freedom, For many, Iraq becomes history lesson

Report criticizes Homeland Security

President-elect promised change, picking insiders

Obama taps Stanford professors, Google exec to lead policy advisory teams

Colombia warns on US trade deal

Cash-strapped district to charge teachers to plug in

US-Iraq security pact may be in violation, Congress is told

Arraignment Set for Cheney, Gonzales in Prisoner Abuse Case

Bush to sign legislation to extend jobless aid

Yes, Detroit can make a green turnaround

Isuzu, Mazda Cut 2,700 Jobs as Vehicle Demand Falls

Iraq parliament engulfed in protests over US pact

Colombian unions say no to President Alvaro Uribe

Violent nationalism blights Turkey

Conrad Black pursues clemency from Bush as way out

US says American troops attacked in Philippines

Pentagon buyer says defense budget should go up

U.S. Leading Economic Indicators Index Declines 0.8% as Recession Deepens

2 U.S. Troops Charged In Murder Of Iraqis

IAEA, Iran in silent standoff over nuclear probe

Bush Official: Mortgage Aid Not Working

Judge orders release of 5 terror suspects at Gitmo

State firefighters union chief resigns over remark

US seeks 300 billion dlrs from Gulf states: report

Senators: Big 3 Bailout Compromise Reached

General Motors' finance arm seeks capital infusion from Treasury as it files to become bank holding

Arkansas State Police Close Probe in Bill Gwatney Killing; Motive Remains Unknown

NorCal median home price plummets 41 percent

Some St. Tammany schools banned talk of Obama's election; many parents outraged

GM's Lending Arm Files Paperwork to Become a Bank (to get access to Paulson's purse)

Sara Lee To Exit Kosher Meat Business, Close Chicago Plant

US 'dark side' raised in Pakistani scientist case

Senators reach compromise on emergency auto loans: report

Cover-up claimed in plane shooting in Peru (CIA report)

US Warns of China 'cyber-spying"

Senate GOP in big funk

I painted a portrait of Obama, anyone want to see it?

Franken's deficit dips below 200 on Day One of Minnesota's U.S. Senate recount

New York Police Fight U.S. Over Eavesdropping

CNN: Experts Say Obama Will Rebrand America

Former cop says he ran porn business

"Joe The Plumber" Investigation Released

Barack Obama's top choice for secretary of homeland security is Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano

(Rep) Hoekstra says CIA lied about Peru plane downing that killed missionary Veronica Bowers

Dems look to stop endangered species rule changes

22-year Chicago police veteran fired over $1 bag of trail mix

Senators aim to confirm bailout watchdog by end of week (Neil Barofsky)

CIA Misled Congress, Justice Dept. Over 2001 Incident, Probe Finds

Dems look to stop endangered species rule changes

Colombian U'wa Indigenous Leaders Visit US, Urging Investors and US Congress to Respect Human Rights

Stocks tumble for second day; Treasurys surge

Stevens gives last Senate speech as staffers weep

Prosecutor In Cheney Trial A No-Show = UPDATE

John McCain fights back against Jackson Browne

Obama pitches Chicago 2016 (Olympics)

Obama is 1st Columbia graduate to become president

Commercial Mortgages With `Outlandish' Forecasts Roil Bonds

Screws turned on anti-whalers ("better treated under the Howard government")

A Sea of Unwanted Imports

(Senator) Leahy to pursue Justice firings (looking to Obama admin to release info)

Federal Judge Orders Release of 5 Terror Suspects Held at Guantanamo Bay Prison

Dems demand business plan from Big Three (Bailout plan now OFF again)

New friendly fire coverup: Army shreds files on dead soldiers

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Thursday November 20

Reported Offensive Obama Sign Discussed In Standish (Maine)

Investigation ties pet chain to 'puppy mills' (Petland stores)

U.S. weekly jobless claims shoot up to 542,000

Huge Buried Water Glaciers Discovered on Mars

Fannie and Freddie to Suspend Foreclosures

Earlier Retirement Date Lets CEO Of Bailed-Out Bank Pocket $18 Million

Teen's Mom Testifies in MySpace Hoax Trial

Waxman dethrones Dingell as chairman

China considers buying GM and Ford

UN agrees DR Congo troop increase

US contractors lose immunity in Iraq security deal

States Cut Services for Elderly, Disabled

Bolivia's Morales says U.S. DEA bugged his phone

Norwegian government wants Joint Strike Fighter

134 foreign observers to witness Venezuela's local polls (US sending observers)

Brazen Nuke Facility Raid An Inside Job?

Kerry poised to cap long journey; Will lead panel that thrust him to fame in '71

eHarmony to create same-sex service, settling complaint

Amnesty: Colombian president should stop false accusations against human rights groups

Somali tanker pirates 'want $25m'

The price of resisting the occupation in Israel: "leftists aren't allowed..."

Clive Crook: Hillary Clinton as secretary of state

Dr. J.'s Commentary: Why the Republicans Want to Kill GM

Mike Tells It Like It Is ! GM Ford Forget About It !

Begala on What Obama's Reading

Why al-Zawahiri is Completely Out of Touch With His 'House Negro' Remark

The view from Terre Haute: 'Doing God’s will by banning gay marriages in city hall'

The Trouble with Eric Holder

The No-Think Nation

Republicans feeling a new freedom, For many, Iraq becomes history lesson

Somali pirates transform villages into boomtowns (AP)

The myth of Lincoln and 'Rivals'

Bloated Rhetoric and PR Sinks the Big 3 Bailout

Robert Gates: As Bad as Rumsfeld?

Congress Asks Auto Execs to Use Park-and-Ride

GOP to Reinvest in Southern, Evangelical Strategy?

Post Mortem on the Bush Years: Who was the Worst?

Michael Moore on the auto industry

Bearing the Weight of it All

McCain suing Jackson Browne

First Person: Taps for the Abraham Lincoln Brigade

History Is Screaming

The Hedge Fund Collapse"......from "Portfolio"..(Bookmark this with "Death of Wall St." Ken Lewis

Roubini: The Latest Bear Market Sucker’s Rally Has Gone Bust as We Are Headed Towards Stag-Deflation

Lizard Brains

Eric Boehlert: Covering new presidents: the media's double standard

Bush’s unintended “gift” for Obama

Yes, Detroit can make a green turnaround

Abolish the Electoral College (NYT editorial)


Al Qaeda Insults Obama: 'He DOESN’T Pal Around with Terrorists'

Dubai shopping spree stalls, retailers tighten belts

This is Change? 20 Hawks, Clintonites and Neocons to Watch for in Obama's White House

Whack Job Scenario: SCOTUS to Decide Election?

Will You Go Quietly?

Ted Stevens Defeated

Obama Appoint Tom Daschle! Secretary of the Dep. Health & Human Services - Part 2

Nov. 4th-Kristol predicts Stevens and McCain WINS! (00:40)

The Rachel Maddow Show: Alison Stewart interviews Paul Krugman on the auto bailout.

The Rachel Maddow Show: Terror expert Evan Kohlman discusses Zawahiri's words on Obama.

Daschle says a woman should not be sent to jail for having an abortion.

TPMtv: Just Start Bailing

Larry King: Michael Moore 'What we're seeing is the end of capitalism.'

Nothing but the truth-Official movie trailer

Bill Moyers on Republican Talk Radio - A Bastion of Hate Part 1

Palin Hit With Another Ethics Complaint

Chairman Markey replies to President-Elect Obama

Losers Scarborough & Cramer laugh at Nobel laureate Paul Krugman

Obama Appoint Tom Daschle! Secretary of the Dep. Health & Human Services - Part 1

Markos and Norah O/Donnell discuss Lieberman

Senate Cancels Vote on Doomed Auto Bailout

Bill Maher on "The Tonight Show" (11/19/2008) 1/2

Jeremy Scahill debates David Corn over Obama's Foreign Policy on Democracy Now (3 of 3)

Its time we took these freaks off our airwaves

“Just How Angry Are Liberal Bloggers?” Boyce on Dean and Lieberman

What Happens If The Domestic Auto Industry Collapses? The Hard Facts

Minnesota Senate Recount: Day 1 Primer

Obama tells auto execs what part they played in their own downfall

Defeated Stevens gets a standing O on the Senate Floor

I'm Changing My Name To Chrysler

TYT: Law Pushed By Bush Adm - Deny Contraceptives For Women

Bush snubbed at G-20 summit

Chenk's take on the "Auto CEOs flying to Congress in their private jets to beg for money" thing...

Jeremy Scahill debates David Corn over Obama's Foreign Policy on Democracy Now (2 of 3)

Free Market Voo Doo Doo Doo

Bill O'Reilly: Fine With Gay Marriage 'I Don't Care, I Really Don't'

CBS: The top execs for GM, Ford and Chrysler took private jets to their second hearing

Bay Buchanan: We are a center-right country. That's why it's going to be very difficult for Obama.

O'Reilly Terrified of San Francisco

Kennedy: Injecting Mercury Into Children LITERALLY Poisoned an Entire Generation

Jeremy Scahill debates David Corn over Obama's Foreign Policy on Democracy Now (1 of 3)

Army report shows chemicals at burn pit site

Mullen: War stresses may be growing

Ex-GI acquitted of murder in death of soldier

VA document-shredding no shock to vets

Senior military spouses offer lessons learned

Soldier sues Army secretary over retirement

More Fort Riley soldiers back from Iraq

Documentary details ex-sgt.’s rape, PTSD

3 flights return more 101st Airborne troops

Lawyers in Dix trial: Client is not believable

Lawmaker proposes plates for Cold War vets

Suspected U.S. missile kills 6 in Pakistan

Gates, Rice defend Iraq security agreement

82nd brigade prepares for Iraq deployment

Conway: Sealift key to Corps expeditionary legs

Marine killed by bomb in Iraq

Tension-filled day for LCS crew

DoD reaffirms Peralta Navy Cross decision

India sinks suspected pirate mother ship

Report: Navy friendly fire killed UK Marine

Former JROTC instructor headed to jail

How would ‘Chesty’ handle today’s Corps?

Oral arguments sent for disbarred JAG appeal

JDAM makes debut on A-10C Thunderbolt

Solutions sought to concerns about extra duties

Lawmakers’ F-22 demands may go unheeded

American troops fired on in the Philippines

Dyess master sgt. dies just before retirement

Airman topples Bagram fuel records

Bush taps new maintenance, logistics chief

Soldier in S. Korea suspected in plot to kill

No man’s land

Navy wants landlords to provide bottled water

Al-Qaida No. 2 insults Obama with race epithet

European briefs: Army captain incentives set to end

DoD Defends Efforts Against Pirates

FCS Launcher to Protect New Navy Ship

Recruiters see more interest from teenagers

(Military Times) Op-Ed: Polish Missile Joke

Panel urges private rooms at South Korea bases

Biden's Son Chooses Guard Over Senate

Recruiter Faces Sexual Conduct Charges

Car Makers say Bailout a Defense Issue

Marine left off memorial because of how he died

Hopefully some humour is not out of place here

Latest poll gives Likud big edge over Kadima

The real goal of Israel's Gaza blockade

Friend of Coal becomes it's victim

Independent UK: Obama brings US in from the cold

Macedonians plant six million trees in single day

Guardian (UK): Greenwash- BP and the myth of a world 'Beyond Petroleum'

Conergy Group Completes 3 Megawatt (PV) Project (Philly)

The North Face Completes 1-MW Solar System (Calif.)

Wall Street mess worries wind power developers

Peak Oil Notes - Nov 20

Detroit - A "Green Turnaround" plan or Annihilation

Riding The Bus

Destabilized Climate, Refugee Movements May Boost Incidence Of Malaria, Dengue In Pacific, SE Asia

Is the Petrodollar recycling system breaking down?

Study - Melting Glaciers Surpass Thermal Expansion As Main Driver Of Sea-Level Rise - AFP

Most CA Native Fisheries - Salmon, Steelhead, Trout Among Them - Doomed w/o Sweeping Changes

Scientists Track Eerie Parallels Between Today's Climate & Earth Trends And The Permian Extinction

more info on USDA, Interior, and EPA transition teams

Hinchey bill would target "frac'ing" (hydrofracturing in natural gas drilling)

Apocalypse now: the end of Earth brought forward

FL Gov. Crist asked to stop turtle harvest (Asian market demand threatens extinction)

7 Key Points About Deflation

Thank god it passed, huh?

"growing concern that commercial real estate is going to be another tripping point in the economy"

Store Closings - now and later - Merry Christmas?

Before the Bust, These CEOs Took Money Off the Table

US consumer prices in record fall (BBC)

Banks back mandatory CDS clearing: report

"Our Trash for Your Cash"

U-M Economists: Downturn Will Continue Until 2010

One industry expecting good times ahead ...

Twenty Reasons Why We're Not Consuming

General Growth Properties has hired bankruptcy counsel

Corporate Bond Risk Surges to Record With Credit Markets in `Crisis Mode'

Senators: Big 3 Bailout Compromise "Reached"

JP Morgan Predicts That Fed Will Cut Fed Fund Rates to Zero by January

Unemployment Claims Jump Unexpectedly To 16-Year High

should a landlord pass on mortgage hike to renter?

Would you invest in one of the Automakers right now?

Automakers can't afford to develop hybrids

Congress admonishes Big 3 CEOs for not doing what's best for the country. What a spectacle.

There is now little doubt this is the biggest financial crisis since the depression

LA Times: Wages aren't keeping up with increased labor productivity

Senator Stabenow: Save The Auto Industry - Somebody Has To Make Something In America

NY Economist Says Changing Economy Calls For More Worker Involvement

Employee Free Choice Act restores worker protections

Starbucks Union Demands Pay for Fellow Barista

Remember it's the multi-millionaire...

UAW President Ron Gettelfinger testifies before Congress

Gay-Straight Alliance seeks equality at East

City of San Diego joins in to stop Prop. 8

Three things you can do to show your support for marriage equality

Ummm, can CA Supreme Court justices really be recalled?

Gay Is the New Black? **Advocate Cover**

The wheels on the bus go, "OMG -- this zealotry is nutty!"

Aww the homophobic baby is crying about the GLBT forum

Why the fuck is this funny?!

Thank you California Nurses Association/National Nurses Organizing Committee!

Senator-elect Mark Begich's Record on Gay Issues

from King David To kd Lang

The Separation of Powers and Prop 8

Anyone notice how 90% of DUers who claim Clinton is homophobic are straight?

Is this hate speech?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Some blacks forgot the sting of discrimination

I'm beginning to see how much courage it takes to step up to the plate.

“How’s your longtime companion, Jill?” “She’s my wife!” “Yeah, well, my beliefs don’t recognize marr

Nov. 22 March in Sacramento: Margaret Cho, et. al to speak

Hillsborough County's (Tampa) first openly gay commissioner sworn in

Can we come up with a better term than "GLBT?"

If you are heterosexual, you don't get to decide what is homophobic.

The mayor-elect's new clothes: Silverton, Oregon, elects a transgender leader

Is it possible to get GLBT turned into a Group, instead of a Topic Forum?

Morales Says U.S. Shouldn't Grade Countries on Anti-Drug Fight

Report: 91 trade unionists killed in 2007

Colombian unions say no to President Alvaro Uribe(AFP)

Cover-up claimed in plane shooting in Peru

Obama phones Uribe, and Biden does too

Bolivia's Morales says U.S. DEA bugged his phone

Colombian U'wa Indigenous Leaders Visit US, Urging Investors and US Congress to Respect Human Rights

Colombian president should stop false accusations against human rights groups

134 foreign observers to witness Venezuela's local polls

Belt-tightening Major League Baseball

After 10 games Chad Pennington has more passing yards than Brett Farve!

Any web sites where you really can get free live espn?

Rainfall and your RDA for mercury

Deadly Immunity from Rolling Stone

Poll Concerning the Placebo Effect

Puncturing the Acupuncture Myth

Child vaccination rates hit record high levels

To alleviate pain, Gomez turns to acupuncture

Ugh. Poor ThomCat. If there's anyone here who can help with this situation...

I posted a poll in Health

Week of Nov 20 - astro update

A suggestion for job issues

a project for deeper meditation for *after* Thanksgiving

Pearson falls detail shot


Sharing the world's best pecan pie recipe (just in time for Thanksgiving)

The World’s Top Religious Power Brokers

A Sermon on Ethics and Love

The World’s Worst Religious Leaders

I'm Dreaming Of A Flaming-Cross Christmas, Just Like The Ones We Used To Know

I'm Not One Of Those 'Love Thy Neighbor' Christians


Bird Brains (SciAm)

After the Crash, Scientific American:

Tell the truth

Ambassador Garza: U.S. must accept its responsibility in war against drug cartels

Live blog from the State Board of Education hearings tonight!!!

Look whose blogging at The Texas Observer - Paul Begala

Former AG Jim Mattox has died

Few clamoring to name things after current president

I'll show you mine if you show me your's

I'm Fed Up with NewEgg ...

NANOS poll - Nov 11-15, 2008

Joe the Plumber Lands Book Deal

CBC: CRTC allows Bell to continue internet throttling

Pentagon - the missing footage

This is good.