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Archives: November 23, 2008

Lowlife Freedom's Watch does the evil bidding for lowlife Saxby Chambliss.....

How many of fellow DU'ers listen regularly to this Alternate Media:

GAO: Report criticizes Homeland Security (spending)

JFK is on AMC, starting now....n/t

JFK anniversary marked at Dallas shooting site

30 Years of Market Fundamentalism Has Fucked Up Everything!

5,000 Prop. 8 Opponents Rally At Capitol

Michael Vick and family pets

First the mudslide fears

NY Times: Citigroup Pays for a Rush to Risk

A Major Source of Pessimism

Addressing the global gender gap

The 2009 "Conservative Babes" calendar-*proudly* wearing minks

In restaurants, who is willing to defend the family special?

Chambliss Skips Vote On Unemployment Benefits While Giving A Campaign Speech On Unemployment

New Suspect in Sports Doping Is, No Joke, Viagra

Oh man ..... talk about being conflicted .......

Air New Zealand and Boeing Sustainable Biofuels Test Flight Set for 3 December

What are you concerned about?

LA Times: Thousands line up for groceries, Thanksgiving meals

Coleman / Franken Recount Overview: Republicans Are Doing What Republicans Do

The black hole in financial markets

What has happened to Cafe Press?

I just now saw your post

Oh Goody, Michael "Medieval" Medved is coming to the local Borders...

OT: Oklahoma is beating No.2 ranked Texas Tech 65-14

I've got a good use for what's left of the $700B.

2,200 South Korean housewives make 130+ tons of kimchi for the poor

2,200 South Korean housewives make 130+ tons of kimchi for the poor

Watching JFK---It made me google Arlen Spector/Warren Report

Republican lies, and Liberal family values


Creating the next generation of Stepford Wives: The Revolve Tour

Any Youtube addicts here? Did you see the show tonight

Iowa College Bases Musical on Bible's 'Terror' Stories

West Coasters and East coast night owls, Oliver Stone's JFK is on AMC right now.

I agree.

My Mom told my husband that my dad refused communion last week in protest of something to do with

T-Pain and luda on SNL were great :)

As we discuss National Health, do not forget United Healthcare gave its CEO stock options worth1.6 B

Wow: SNL opening skit was really biting

SNL could have been a lot funnier played it "straight"

SNL could have been a lot funnier played it "straight"

East Costers: SNL: worth staying up or no?

Marriage on the Rocks, By MAUREEN DOWD

The most dishonest (and pathetic) rightwing smear attempt I've seen in a while - Re: Robert Gibbs

reporter needs electrical relay protection engineer as expert source

Alternative Gift Registry Eases Eco-Friendly Giving

Money talk loses taboo as economy sours

San Diego church mounts billboard apologizing for prop H8

Liz McCartney, St. Bernard Parish, LA, named CNN's "Hero of the Year" for her post-Katrina efforts

Liz McCartney, St. Bernard Parish, LA, named CNN's "Hero of the Year" for her post-Katrina efforts

Now I know football

Pakistan - Zardari Says Ready To Commit To No First Use Of Nuclear Weapons

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Mistakes were made

Does Bush just intend to fiddle, like Nero, for two months while the economy burns?

What happens when I need my 401k (what's left of it), to feed my family?

Help Is on the Way

WJ this morning - PE Obama's 2.5M jobs plan

Respecting Cultural Diversity: Too much to ask?

Please Mr Obama, Please

Independent UK: Citigroup launches ‘Don’t panic’ ad blitz as shares dive

Business Week: Hospitals X-Ray Patient Credit Scores

NY Times: The Bigger Houses Are, the Harder Prices Fall

On people here making dramatic exits.

Leader of Propaganda Due set to make TV appearance

GM plant's closing like death knell in Dayton

Astronauts try to work out kinks in urine machine

Obama, Bush urge different approaches to ease financial crisis

Will Our Health Be The Death Of The GOP?

Watched a young couple today have 3 cards declined

Chinese Automakers May Buy GM and Chrysler

The starting gun for 2012 madness

Ok now I understand how Mark Halperin has gotten so far in his career...

Despite Army’s Assurances, Violence at Home

Ex-police commander kills himself on TV

The 43rd President's Dark Legacy

Was Tina Fey on SNL last night doing a Palin-turkey send-up?

Malaysian Islamic body bans yoga for Muslims

Smarmy - Slimey -Nasty Lieberman

What does it cost per car for the CEO's

72% Say Economy in Recession, 71% Say It's Getting Worse

What can Obama do about this?

The Work of American Corporate Terrorists

How To Deal With Pirates (American, not Somalian)

In NYT column, Gail Collins calls on Bush (and Cheney) to resign now and put Obama in charge

AP IMPACT: Govt pays millions for unapproved drugs

Folk/Blues/Civil Rights pioneer Odetta hospitalized

Bush History: Cheney Has a Heart Attack and Baghdad Gets Blasted 11/23

Carville fantastic in his green jacket and green tie on Blitzer.


Woolworths: everything must go

If you thought Obama vs Clinton was bad...

FYI: Lieberman coming up on MTP here. I KNEW

...the idea of actually dismantling every nuclear weapon is attracting mainstream policy thinkers

Does the word "hypocrisy" ring a bell?

Those "Free Traders" Need to Use Common Sense and Logic--for a change.

FSU's Myron Rolle Named Rhodes Scholar

Mother Burns "Wimp" into her 6 Year Olds Neck

3rd Lawsuit Claims Election-Night Police Abuse

What would Timothy McVeigh think of the Bush administration?

Robert Reich and Steve Forbes were both right today CNN. Though set up to conflict.

Understanding Political "Marriages of Convenience"

VIDEO-turkey feathers = sound proofing and truck battery mounts. Turkey poop lights 50K homes

So...I need a converter box

Headsup - Al Gore will be Fareed Zakaria's guest for the

Mexican President Calderon warns Obama that reworking NAFTA will lead to more illegal immigration

Ted Haggard trying to make a comeback as insurance salesman

Bruce "Timely" Tinsley wake from a good, long drunk to share some Thanksgiving spirit

For GOP, as one fight ends, another begins

Al Gore coming up on CNN with Fareed Zahkaria / 1:00 pm EST..

Will a turkey really drown if it looks up during a rainstorm?

Peter Camejo [1939 - 2008] Public Memorial Meeting In Berkeley, Ca. Today 2:00 pm

Obama Chief of Staff, Rahm Emmanuel, has a message for you.

Foes of stem cell research now face tough battle

Dear World:

Kennedy set for major push on health bill

The Big 3 Bailout: So, I was thinking.....

Will Ferrell's 2-hour show "You're Welcome, America. A Final Night with George W. Bush" on Broadway

Teenager Murdered for Writing Love Letter

Has the DLC gotten its hooks into Pres. Obama?

"under coercive conditions" DEFINED by Helen Thomas

He served less than a thousand days.. a lifetime ago..and yet

NYC Mom Sues Hospital After Losing Both Hands, Feet in Medical 'Mistake'

Unable to Sell Homes, Elderly Forgo Move to Assisted Living

Nissan, Toyota locked in race to market zero-emission cars

St. Louis County reports rise in pertussis

JFK Anniversary Tainted by Poor News Reporting

'How will Obama tax plans work in this economy?' - November 6, 2008

Oh Joy! David Brooks Believes Hillary is a great pick for SOS.

Bush Should Be Kidnapped & Drugged & Wake Up On Streets Of Madrid With Evidence Pinned To His Chest

What Michelle Means to Us

Are you smarter than David Brooks?

Dubai: The newly opened Palm Atlantis Hotel cuts rates from $454 to $44 a night

There's more to religion in general, and Christianity specifically, than pronouncements on sex.

Iraq told: Keep US troops or face martial law

Black Friday Ad Scans - See The Ads Before They Hit The Papers

How corporations really feel about us.

Open letter to Barack Obama

After an eight year false start....

Richardson will be secretary of commerce

How is what the banks did any different than Ken Lay and the rest

The Grapes of Wrath.

Citigroup board in crisis talks

Ford Germany CEO: We're Not Calling For Government Aid

EXCLUSIVE - Iraqi Oil Ministry and Shell Oil Secret Agreement Leaked

"Screw it. Ah'm off the wagon an' lovin' it."

When Left is Right (How Rachel came out on top)

A Mess At Justice

A post about love/politics-please K/give input on this topic (and others)- Finally gonna post it all

Right-wing revisionist history: George Will says the New Deal didn't work.....

Islamists threaten pirate lair

SHOCKING announcement from Bob Woodward: George W. Bush is NOT an intellectual

Fine, I guess there is no reason for anyone to try to speak properly.

Fine, I guess there is no reason for anyone to try to speak properly.

I got a reply from the ICC.

Dennis Kucinich for Attorney General

Don't panic over Minnesota - we're probably still going to win!

It has come up a few times today, so I ask you; Is there any problem that cannot be overcome by

Ahmadinejad: Iran's economy will survive $5 oil.

Report: Ya'alon said Israel must 'consider killing Ahmadinejad'

The world watches, waits and hopes the US will be “A New Birth of Freedom.”

What Is That?: Callers, Air10 Spot UFO Over Sacramento

You know what I like about Barack Obama,

Should Obama indict George Bush and Dick Cheney for war crimes?

My daughter had a "talk" with me yesterday

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

Sunday morning propaganda shows!

I heard that oil companies are not doing well....

New GOP videogame: "Marx's Revenge"

Bush 'Very Pleased' With Iraq War Outcome: Report

Saxby Chambliss: Still Repulsive and Rolling in the Gutter. The Chickenhawk is Once Again

Children's Health Fund president says Katrina kids are "the sickest I have ever seen in the U.S."

Government reportedly involved in Citi deal

Tourist captures white tigers mauling man to death in Singapore zoo - video

Nate Silver Predicts Franken to Win over Coleman in MN

I want it all.. and I want it now!

See, it's really not that complicated:

Chambliss Skips Vote On Unemployment Benefits While Giving A Campaign Speech On Unemployment

WTF? Here Today, Gone Tomorrow "Chrysler To Ax Two Hybrid Models"

How long would you last, realistically, if you lost your job?

When did Bush give up drinking?

Slate: The top prospects for a last act of Bush clemency

cops stop driver, search car, take Xbox, tells driver to bring receipt of proof of ownership


One man's theory on falling gas prices....

I got your Wind Generator Blade right here.... Where do you want it?

I got stopped by a State Trooper on Saturday night

OK, DU. Here's your first Christmas video. Cool music, and all that.

Are you pleased or disappointed in President-Elect Obama's Appointees so far?

So, the people at the rapture ready boards have flipped (even more so)

Disgraced pastor returns — as businessman

Hey, you, in the poncho (photo), you want cheese with that whine?

I just finished The Shock Doctrine. What should I read next? I might need a comedy to give me

Obama may delay tax-cut rollback for wealthy

I'd like to see Obama push eliminating the Chap. 7 means test.

My depressing trip to Kmart today

What will our cars be running on in the future?

The ‘euphemizing’ of America

Definition: Roll Back

Tell me about the Urban Farms DUers

NY Times: Citigroup Pays for a Rush to Risk

Couple sues McDonald's over nude photos on Web: Hubby left phone with wife's naked pictures at McDs

GOPers in Minnesota now trying to invalidate all split ticket votes

5000 turnout for Southern CA food giveway. Turnout stuns organizers

I'm an American Worker and I'm Tired of Getting Screwed

How many of you are some kind of community organizer?

Banking crisis as 'bust-out' fraud? "The planned fraudulent establishment, operation, and demise...

Pres. Obama should cancel the Inaugural Ball !

Disgraced pastor returns, as Christian businessman

We must push hard to restore the Fairness Doctrine

We Found the W.M.D. : "Get me a Supreme Court justice and a Bible, and swear in Obama right now."

(Rachel) Maddow was so "unbelievable" with the AR-15 that people stopped to watch

PHOTOS: "Bush, wearing a traditional Peruvian poncho,..."

Do you believe the United States should increase its naval presence to fight piracy?

Documents Obtained By ACLU Provide Further Evidence That Abuse Of Iraqi Prisoners Was Systemic


Brokaw can kiss my ass

Mom Allegedly Burns 'Wimp' Into 6-year-old Daughter's Neck With Cigarette

Death by virtual cam.

Anti-Gay “Expert” Would Consider Banning Adoptions By Native Americans

People always say don't leave to DUers leaving & to put people on ignore

Mormon excommunicated over shirtless calendar now won't receive his Brigham Young degree

"food banks wouldn't need more cash if companies paid American workers enough to feed their families

My evening with Iraqi refugees

An awesome recent new photography website

A single payer health system would eliminate 50% of workers compensation costs for all businesses

There are a WHOLE LOT of political undercurrents in the Cheney & Gonzalez indictments

Complete and utter BS - Obama will not roll back the Bush tax cuts

Longtime Crisis Manager Pleases Wall Street, Mystifies Some Democrats

I could be wrong, but Obama's goal seems to be to represent the Left himself

"Leave Mike Vick along. I worry that unforgiving animal lovers will pound this guy..."

Halperin: he's the reason i don't subscribe to Time

"Crime and punishment", Obama should investigate possible war criminals

Lookism---and the "Fat acceptance movement"

We need a better-funded left media

anyone know how to link to SNL clips from Canada?

Russians want to search for oil off Cuba

We Don't Need Health Insurance, We Need Guaranteed Healthcare For All

ADMINISTRATORS et al: So what reason could there be NOW not to have a DUMP CHAMBLISS thermometer up?

Good sites for socially responsible gifts?

Couple Weeks Late Paying A Credit Card & They Took Away $10,000 Available Credit

General Robert Worley: Shot down in an RF-4C (call-sign "Strobe 01") in 1968.

The Emotional Struggle of a Fat Person - An Open Letter

food wars ramping up

Joe Bageant: The Sucker Bait Called Hope

Why would a nurse oppose Universal Health Care? This nurse

The Dark Lord of the Sith declares "SEXY TIME!"

Ever get in a flamewar, and after awhile you're kind of acting trollish,

For my long lost friend...

This is what LostinVA's and I fortune cookies said tonight

Police Chickens Quell Brawling Bunnies

Out in Luckenbach, Texas, ain't nobody feelin' no pain...

Think I'm annoying? Tonight or otherwise? Check in and sock it to me!

I want a Fitzler

Life ain't too bad

Anybody else got the GUT?

I got her phone number

Is there a way to look up the identity of someone who's e-mailed you?

If you can watch this and still hate teabagging..

Beavers Win!!! Beavers Win!!!

She'd name it rock-n-roll!!

I'm listening to some Jefferson Starship...

Dave's not here.

The puppies are at it

Why the left will forever be left out.

Sephora's version of "Elf Yourself" with a makeover!

Good thing we're not going away for Thanksgiving; Mrs R will be needed right here.

What kind of country has to drop murder charges against an 8 year old child?

So i get home tonight and i notice my neighbor has her mini van parked horizontally on her driveway

Anybody else got the gout?

Hook 'em, Sooners!

School Pressured to Fire Lunch Lady, Former Porn Star

The Girl Who Silenced The World For Five Minutes.

Can you cheat with someone you love

I was cutting down a tree today, and one of the mods showed up

Miss High Times 2008!

What are you up to tonight?

Obama = OU, GOP = Texas Tech

Heavenly Zeus, Graham NORTON is hosting Robin WILLIAMS!1

philboy is a dumbass. nt

Hows youse dumb asses doin'? n/t

Just got back from the Granite State Baseball Dinner

OK, lets see a show of hands.. Who wants the flu !?!?!?

Hmm, the "vote to get the deals" for Amazon this year has some pretty impressive stuff

Three great seasonal beers I've had tonight

West Coasters and East coast night owls, Oliver Stone's JFK is on AMC right now.

I agree.

Was I being mean to Chip?

Breaking News: Man sues synagogue after being denied communion by rabbi

Something kind of funny happened to me earlier tonight...

Viewing Concert for George again

I'm sad because I won't be home for thanksgiving.

Bat Chain Puller

I have a question about Prof. Douchebag...


Follow up to my "Questions" thread. Do you have your passwords saved on your PC somewhere?

Lizard People!!!

Is this giant rabbit photo real?

Life Is Getting Me Depressed Lately

Skin-on Mashed Potatoes is the Best Side Dish EVAH

I must touch-up dye to my grey roots tonight. Can't put it off any longer - I look like an orphan.

Would anyone care to share some crude jokes? Post here please.

Coyotespaw's Drunken Poetry Corner...

Write a Haiku to John McCain.

"Enter the Dragon" is on. Still a masterpiece.

"Enter the Dragon" is on. Still a masterpiece.

Now I know football

Dr Who does Pompeii!!

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Is it me or does Third Rock from The Sun have a lot of overracting?

How Cold is it where you are tonight?

I was just called a "dumb ass".

Anybody remember 20' phone cords?

Mrs. Slocombe talks about her pussy

45 years old today

In honor of today being November 23rd...

On PBS (EST 4:00 AM - 6:00 AM) I'm watching "Jazz"...

So, what do you guys really think of Liz?

I'm officially an Opeth addict

Poll Question

*Sign of the end of times?*

The Consequences of Gay Marriage

I don't care if Bob's parents let him do it.

Free hugs for everyone!

So what do you want for breakfast?

I just got two threads locked.

Classy gift for the season

Should I stay or should I go?

Is Scotch whiskey vegan?

Requesting lounge vibes please

100 top loungers, per Skinner.

OK - what does 'Uff da' mean?

Would anyone care to share some crude oil? Post here please.

*ahem* I have an announcement to make....

When did "Jaws" jump the shark?

Greg Kihn Band-Blast From the Past~~Jeopardy

Painful cough...Check. Sore throat...Check. Congested...Check.

100 top numbers between 1 and 100, rated from lowest to highest, per Skinner.

Shop and give to charity at the same time, great site, please kick.

Will a turkey really drown if it looks up during a rainstorm?

Nude pics in phone lost at McDonald's get online

Who really killed JFK?

When Did "Charmed" "Jump The Shark"?

When did "Happy Days" jump the shark?

Co-Founder of Slinky Dies, After Falling Down Steps

Go Eagles!

Hormel Foods in Austin, MN is running 2 shifts a day, 7 days a week, to keep up with demand for Spam

Last minute predictions on OU-Texas Tech?

Kitten Picture of the Day for Sunday November 23

Nude college football viewing success rate...

How do critters survive when it's really cold?

May I please have a hug, please?

Caption this.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 11/23/08

Yma Sumac died November 1st

Which series should I get next on DVD?

Damned facebook liars! Some guy started a "If 1000 people join this group...

Share with us your beautiful computer desktop!!

New desktop time: I want Monica

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For the memories: "The Ultimate Showdown of Ultimate Destiny" by Lemon Demon

Detroit Lions...wait for it (spoiler)

Anyone ever played WarCraft III: Reign of Chaos?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 11/23/2008)

I rescued a Human today

O those silly vandals in Berkeley...

What is the dumbest thing you have done this past week?

President Obama should cancel the Superbowl

There may be hope in America, but my marriage is over.

I want a pony for Christmas

*****Happy Birthday, lost-in-nj!*****

Are Female Cats Better Mousers?

Post a random picture thread

If you could eliminate one human/biological function and not suffer, which would you pick?

CNN Video Update: Brendan Foster, 11-year old leukemia victim who wanted to feed the homeless, dies

If I complain here about the way someone uses the Ignore function, is that 'calling out?'

Survey request in my DU inbox.

Monty Python's philosophical soccer

How about a Sunday evening pick thread?

I forgot to duck

Any Chicagoland DU'ers want to do me a favor in April 2009?

I for one appreciate sports fights

When did Richard Nixon jump the shark?

I'm making Earl Grey cupcakes......

Okay, all of you who asked will now receive:

miracle drug

Meet Shadow (pics)


I just got back from Miami and two days at the Everglades

All hail, King Julian

Happy Birthday, DOCTOR WHO!

Who Really Killed Prop. 8?

So I got my husband to join Facebook, and now he's having way too much fun with it.

If you could make one type of food nutritionally complete

Who really killed Liberty Valance and Who Shot JR? - I just HAVE to know now!1!

It's 2pm - time to drink some DARK LORD

I noticed that the primary matter reactant injectors were operating under specs by 2.75%


True Blood season finale on tonight.

Ok, my cat has just picked up the quirkiest quirk, lol

Best Jim Carrey Movie

Why destroy the car companies?

Eagles visit B'More 1PM toda - Any Ravens fans here?

UPDATE on our newest family member:

soooo today is my 50th birthday.....

The Sunday evening meal thread...

Oh shit, I just heard gunfire

Your bedroom isn't going to clean itself.

Today's college field hockey thread

Gee. Maybe we ought to change the name of DU to Bitch&Whine Underground....

I'm a Boomer. So of course I ridiculed Perry Como and Karen Carpenter, Perhaps I was wrong.

I already hate this kinetic typography fad

It's GREY CUP SUNDAY!!!! Calgary vs. Montreal-on the VERSUS channel 5:30 PM Eastern

Well it is going to be very quiet at work Monday...

SUNDAY ART: Helvetia at Eight

'My cat pees too much, I'm getting a dog instead.'

Some Photo's from the Everglades (Dial-up warning)

I am sad.

If I am drinking boxed white zin through a straw out of a pickle jar

What's your LEAST favorite airline?

How many times have you been in love?

It looks like Jonestown on the PuppyCam

Favorite place to watch college football

fat people looking skinny...

DEXTER FANS: 2nd or 3rd season better?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

Best animal to have as a pet

It went from mid-autumn yesterday to mid-winter today. 50°F yesterday to a blizzard today

Helluva a weekend for Columbus, Ohio State beats Michigan and the Columbus Crew win the MLS cup

Lounge Vibes Please!!!!

Need Lounge vibes

Better names for Lily the kitten?

More questions:

If you're in a long term relationship with someone, and you haven't had sex in YEARS

Another disgraceful attack from Saxby Chambliss and the Thugs.

Help Obama Make Some More Cabinet Picks!

Larry Summers to be Obama's senior economic adviser

Every time someone posts "please talk me down," I will from now on assume...

This thing ain't over yet! Five other races (besides Minnesota and Georgia) to keep on eye on.

Coleman is scum.

Bushimus Prevaricus....the Faux Gladiator....Anus Gigantus

Ellen Moran: The Obama-Clinton Thaw Continues

Obama Announces Communications Staff

Sleazy Saxby and His GOP Henchmen Accuse Crime Victim Of Being Soft On Crime In Georgia


Huckabee MANIA RUN WILD! 800 wait in line for signed book... Be Afraid... Very Afraid...

What if McCain had publicized the concerns of Joe the Mortician?

Maybe the right wing was on to something about us Obama supporters...

As promised. Good-bye and good riddance.

The Reality Is Obama Will Have To Go After Those Who Authorized Torture...

Was out all day today. Anybody have any idea if Senator Clinton

Want a quick grin?

VIDEO/PHOTOS The Coolest Prez Ever? Can He Kick It? Yes He Can!

Clinton-Obama Détente: From Top Rival to Top Aide

Would it be possible/legal to start the cabinet confirmation process prior to inauguration?

For Obama's inauguration I wish Abe Vigoda was alive

Norm Coleman's lead has shrunk to 115 in MN recount

I have a pretty big reservoir of good will for President-Elect Obama

Why is the thread called "As promised. Good-bye and good riddance" locked?

Obama already making an impact

Robert Gibbs' son - another cool Obama with cute kid photo

Robert Gibbs' son - another cool Obama with cute kid photo

Impeach Obama?

Has the Clinton Admin person who was right (but ridiculed by Summers) been offered a job?

The Price of Our Good Name (NYT)

Al Gore hits the campaign trail for Martin in ATL today.

It's going to be interesting to see how the SoS position takes shape

Robert Reich: How Obama is Already Taking Charge

Transcript: Obama Adviser David Axelrod

This has been bothering me: If Sarah Palin eats turkey,

Who will be the GOP nominee in 2012

Anyone have the link to the amazing Obama photos

Eliot Spitzer and John Edwards - both inmates in the Gary Hart Wing

Obama got a free pass by the media?

Here's the thing

Check out Chicago streets downtown!

A suggested job for Lieberman at The White House

Did anyone else see Austan Goolsbee on Face the Nation today?

"I Wanna Gather Up Talent From Everywhere"

What You'd Like To Hear Rahm Emmanuel Say...Via Andy Samberg

Traitorman on Meet The Press now

AP has more names for Cabinet shortlists Hot Stuff. Powell, Vilsack; Gephardt all listed

What do you think of Jim Jones as Obama's National Security Advisor?

Obama Eyeing Jim Steinberg As Deputy Secretary Of State

What do you think is an acceptable time frame before people start questioning Obama's judgment?

People keep saying Obama is a centrist, but this is not true.

Which Performers would you like to hear at the inauguration?

Official: Richardson to be commerce secretary

Do people understand the difference between serving in the Clinton Administration and a loyalist?

My letter to

MN Senate: Nate Silver says challenges mean we don't know who is ahead

Obama to Clinton: I look forward to you advising me

This would be my measure of whether things had gone totally off the rails

The Democratic Party is a Diverse Coalition

LOL, Have you seen the SNL Rahm Emmanuel parody from last night....

Obama may delay tax-cut rollback for wealthy (updated)

Obama to officially announce members of economic team at Monday 11:00 ET press conference.

Is it feasible for Gaithner to become Treasury Secretary right away?

Rejected absentee votes may decide it (MN senate race)

SCOOP: McCain and Obama Camps Coordinated on Building Staff Rosters for Next Government

Last night I went to a party...

Obama supporters who will be critical anyway, chec...hey! ow! *biff* *bash*

Obama critics: Check in here

Barack's leadership as President of the Harvard Law Review offers perspective for today.

Obama to name Lawrence Summers National Economic Council Director on Monday

2010-2011 Redistricting Project

I Believe in Freedom of Speech.

ZOMG!1!1!! David Axelrod says..."We have to make some hard choices" (TRANSCRIPT)

What Glenn Greenwald Said

Projection: Franken to Win Recount by 27 Votes (FiveThirtyEight)

PHOTOS: Look what Obama was reading tonight after dinner

Who will be the Dem nominee in 2016?

Verizon fires workers who snooped on Obama cell records

Is there a Joe Biden vs. Hillary Clinton, or is this a bunch of crapola?

Paul Krugman seems happy with Obama's appointments.

(((Breaking-))) Aides Say Obama May Delay Rolling Back Tax Cuts On The Wealthy

Enough with Sarah "Chauncey Gardiner" Palin

OUTRAGE: Ballots marked McCain and Franken challenged!!(video)

"I will not be a perfect President" - Barack Obama, during the campaign

As promised: Sunday Morning News Lineup for November 23rd

Total disrespect thread, regardless of opinions.

Obama Favors Republicans With Scowcroft Ties

WSJ is reporting Citigroup is near a deal on a bailout... and Dana Perino knows nothing about it.

CNN leaves out an option in this poll....

“The biggest mistake Obama could make, is thinking this problem is smaller than it is"

This is certainly change.

Geithner's Style Puts Him in Sync With Obama

So is there open amnesty on this board for the worst offenders now?

So is there open amnesty on this board for the worst offenders now?

The only progressive appointments I'm worried about are Obama's to the Supreme Court

Robert Rubin's role in Citi Group's demise and the current enonomic mess: NY Times:

CNN reporting that cabinet confirmation hearings will be held during the first weeks of January and

Kids,kids, kids .... please don't tear the place down while I'm gone.

Did people bother to read what Obama was proposing before they voted?

A pony delayed is a pony denied.

Obama Will Get Stimulus Bill First Day, Democrats Say (Update1)

Hillary plays hardball

Will Washington change Obama? Or will Obama change Washington?

A story from Tom Hayden for progressives, liberals, and those on the left.


Clinton prepares to relinquish independence

I'm happy with President-elect Obama.

Kuttner on This Week: "Every time I have second guessed Obama...

The Barack Obama Library

MTP Video: Lieberman "declines to offer apology" for attacks on Obama when pressed by Tom Brokaw

Have You Seen SNL's Rahm Emmanuel? (F-ing Funny!)

Richardson is the Innovator We Need in Commerce

First Dodd and now I just heard Levin on CNN. What exactly do these guys want Obama

Axlerod on Faux - Chris Wallace: "The President Elect will set the policies and..

So after a $7.5 billion cash infusion from Abu Dhabi, Citi is in trouble again?

DU is kind of freaking me out. Want to read a tedious explanation?

BWAHAHAHAHAAA...Lieberman tells MTP that the President-elect hasn't been returning his calls.

But I'm not fooled: THAT'S A UTERUS, WHAT YOU HAVE."

Newsweek: The Meaning of Michelle

On Meet The Press we hear that Hispanic supporters of Obama

Obama's big test of fire (for me, anyway): the Supreme Court

Nate Silver predicts a Franken win by 27 votes!

White extremists lash out over election of first black president -- KKK emerging

Obama Listening To Progressives, Investing In The Future

Obama's PPPP Approach: Progressive Policies Presented as Pragmatic.

Our newest Adoptee!

PHOTOS I can't stand the rain........


What the hell do you think it mean when Teddy said the "Torch has been passed"?

Marx was wrong?

Like a spoiled children at Christmas are the Obama critics!

Here is a really great civic literacy test to see how you are doing...

Bill's shady ethical dealings in Kazakstan: uranium problems for Hill: The Nation

Why it matters if Obama chooses Progressives for his Cabinet

ADMINISTRATORS et al: So what reason could there be NOW not to have a DUMP CHAMBLISS thermometer up?

Sunday Times (UK): Long-range love of Obama’s absent mother

Why Presidents don't fly first class commercial....

Okay, look. Nobody wants to shut down discussion or stifle dissent.

The Official "Nothing Is Ever Good Enough" Thread - check in

What's your irrational fear?

Jim Webb spoke in 2007 about the Rubin wing of the party. Defends "populist" anger.

PHOTOS Oh what a night............ (Very, very, very pic heavy!)

Should we, as Democrats, be in lockstep? Yes or No?

Islamic militants join hunt for pirates in Somalia

Mailman fails to deliver, becomes local hero

Germans held in Kosovo over blast

Deal dead; firm’s future precarious (LandAmerica *isn't* being bought now)

Minn. Senate Race Tightens In Recount

Obama tells Karzai Afghan security will be priority

Iraq warns of consequences of early U.S. pullout

Banking Regulator Played Advocate Over Enforcer

22 US banks collapsed this year

Secret Service steps up Inauguration security

Peru hopes to strengthen military co-op with Russia

Obama low key but active in auto rescue

Obama Aides Signal a Boost in Stimulus Spending

Millions Spent On Never-Reviewed Drugs

UK Forests& rivers may be sold

After Post-9/11 Lull Students Study Abroad En Masse

Bolivian police occupy American's ranch as Morales presses ahead with ambitious land reform

APEC leaders promise swift economic action

Rice defends Bush's record on Mideast peace, lack of deal

Bush assails US Congress on trade pacts

Small idea turns into big business for Dallas girl

Report: Michael Vick threw untrained family pets into dogfighting ring

Bush plans to start library, Freedom Institute: wife

CNN Hero of the Year: 'If you join us, we'll be unstoppable'

Vatican Forgives John Lennon for Jesus Quip

2 shot at Southcenter Mall (Tukwila, WA)

Man shot, killed at Scientology building in LA

Obama may delay high-income tax-cut repeal: aide

52 whales die in mass stranding in Australia

Washington Post editorial: The Cabinet So Far

‘Amtrak Joe’ No More

NYT, pg1, lead story: Clinton-Obama Détente; From Top Rival to Top Aide

Misperceptions and Wishful Thinking in the "Big 3" bailout debate.

Minnesota Senate Race: A Confident Coleman Counts on Votes from Airport Bathroom

Breaking News: Obama abandons the 'Netroots' - NOT!

David Broder (?!?!): Rising Hope For Fixing Health Care

NYT: Eight Years Is More Than Enough

Why the Geithner Pick Is Even Better Than You Think

Halperin Whines About Press Bias For Obama

When the Going Gets Tough, the Bush Should Quit!

Syrian brothels exposed (most young girls come from Iraq)

Jonathan Alter: ...What Obama can learn. (from history)

The Sleeper of the Senate

Bush’s Ultimate Premature Withdrawal: Invites Obama to Service First Lady

Five Million

WP, pg1: Regulator OTS Played Advocate Over Enforcer; Let Lenders Grow Out of Control, Then Fail

With a series of forceful actions, Obama sends strong signals from the sidelines

A Gem from 2004

Whack Jobs On Parade! Republicans Say the Stupidest Things

Matt Taibbi: Requiem for a Maverick

New Economic Fears Arise in Michigan (NY Times article)

Rupert Cornwell: Coolly, calmly, Obama is putting together a remarkable team

No help for GM? North-Central Indiana braces for economic catastropy.

Young People Strike Back at Westboro Baptist

The Powerful Powerlessness Of The Liberal Media

No bailout until outsourcing ends

FBI finds attacks against Latinos on rise

Hillary plays hardball

India is a place where George W. Bush will be missed

Tom Clay..What The World Needs Now (Abraham,Martin and John)

The Magic Loogie

What Happens When You Ask Harlem Why They Support Obama?

The new Prime Minister is...uh...I dunno: New U.S. Administration to clean up the mess

Letterman to Couric: What happened?

Obamas Chose Private Sidwell Friends School

Obama gets the last laugh :)

Margaret Cho's Prop 8 Song

The New Ozymandias - A Tribute to George W. Bush

Woodward: Bush ‘Doesn’t Like Homework,’ Which Means ‘Reading’ ‘Getting Briefed’ Or ‘Having A Debate'

Unity of Oppression

Joe Lieberman on Meet the Press

Princeton Proposition 8

Bush administration trying to delist Wolves from Endangered Species Act

The Secret Government - Constitution in Crisis p1

Axelrod: Obama may delay tax rollback for the wealthy

Repeal Prop 8 - Sacramento Rally (11/22/2008)

ATLAS-From Dream to REality

The Week In Cartoons 11/22/08

Al Gore Interview Nov 23, 2008 pt.1

It's a little like having a new New Deal, but you have to do it before the Depression. Not After.


Neil Cavuto in screamathon with Ben Stein over our failed economy and how to repair it.

Bush UNDERSTANDS the painful effects of the financial crisis. He UNDERSTANDS. He REALLY UNDERSTANDS.

SNL Does Detroit

The Coolest Prez Ever? Can He Kick It? Yes He Can!

Assault On Pelindaba Nuclear Facility - tonight on 60 minutes

TYT: Dirty Rep Strategist Regrets Putting Bush In Office

Fox News: Bill Richardson is Just a Token Hispanic

TYT: Democrats Get Tough With CEOs & Cenk's Awesome Points On CEO Pay

JFK (1991) :X:

Gemayel issues new call for Hizbullah to disarm

Report: Israel preparing for PA collapse; will prevent elections

Abbas raises Palestinian election, Hamas say No

Close call

Leave benefits expand for military families

Iraqi parliament to vote on U.S. pact Nov. 26

Gates: Follow law on PTSD-disability rating

Chilton: Attacks may occur during transition

Early pullout could open Iraq to piracy

Plaque in Iraq

Not playing around: Army to invest $50M in combat training games

AAFES piloting gas discounts for card users

Gaeta base gets mini-mart; other services remain limited

Man convicted in SSRT bribery case arrested in Dallas

Hospitalized troops staying busy

Geren says Army speeding growth to boost dwell time

Weapons Fielded for Familiarization

Living the suite life

Israel jails neo-Nazi gang members for up to seven years

Flying Submarine or Submerging Seaplane?

Study: PTSD rates higher for troops who kill

Israel appoints first Arab female professor in country's history

Kulongoski lobbies to bring China's new hybrid car to Oregon

Another Bush Legacy - Largest Open Pit Cyanide Gold MineTo Western Shoshone!!!

Fuel from food? The feast is over. (Salon)

I know everyon is Sick of Sarah Palin but...

Snow in New South Wales - a week before summer

We need a Manhattan Project for energy

Locking in the Loot at the Reagan Library

Need a loan? Microfinance in America. (Bernanke speech and other info)

Investor fear remains deep despite 1-day rally

Every Stock Mutual Fund Has Lost Money in 2008, Except One

I'm an American Worker and I'm Tired of Getting Screwed

Citigroup Saw No Red Flags Even as It Made Bolder Bets (Robert Rubin in part to blame)

Longtime Crisis Manager Pleases Wall Street, Mystifies Some Democrats


Citigroup Update: Government Looking To Buy Assets

Summers to Head National Economic Counsel

A New Deal with the Big Three

Greenberg's AIG share hedge pays off BIG ...

Why is bailing out Citigroup a priority, but not GM or Ford

TARIFFS: The Smoot-Hawley Fairy Tale

Velvet Revolution Calls on CA Secretary of State to Investigate Prop 8 Vote!

Gay relationships are less mired in deception according to multiple studies.

Marriage And Domestic Partnerships Are Not Equal

Study:Homosexuality associated genes: surprising advantages for homosexuals' family ?

Re: Prop. 8 and future discussion/efforts

You too can be a WASOTSI. Although the freepers will call you a got-damn stinkin 'sot.

Letter to the Editor.

I can guarantee that gay marriage didn't break up mine.

Calling Bullshit On All the Political Correctness

Prensa Latina News-Chile/Mex Warn of Soc. Collapse, DR Nationalizes Oil Company, Bush Protested

Bolivian police occupy American's ranch as Morales presses ahead with ambitious land reform

Political Pornography – New Dirty War in Venezuela

Peru hopes to strengthen military co-op with Russia

Who Wins Tomorrow: Jets Or Titans?

Like, I'm supposed to root for OU two weeks in a row???

Championship Sunday poll

Favre 6 for 6 to 4 receivers on opening drive. Nice start.

Jimmy Connors arrested in Santa Barbara

Shonn Greene of Iowa for Heisman.

WTF is up with the ESPN website?!?!?!?!

Donovan McNabb admits he didn't know the rule

Hey Pitt---Avatars?

tOSU 42 -- scUM 7 : The sweet taste of Blew suffering...

NCAA Football polls so far:

Say Goodbye To That Undefeated Season, Tennessee

Changing Your Habits Leads to Changes on the Scale

Drinking water relieves thirst.

1 year, 139 pounds lost (and counting)

Official starting gun of 2012 madness

UFO post with vid in GD:

The Stars This Week: "Break Free!" - November 24 - November 30, 2008

Demand is up for psychics

Most of my dreams

I got a totally cool reading from the Mystical Chicks!

Mystical chicks, psychic consortium, anyone.

One political cartoonist's take on Obama's support of the 2nd.

*** Thanksgiving Recipes ***

Does anyone make yogurt?

Cookwise :

OH smack...this is PERFECT! "Biblical Bullying"--what a perfect turn of words

There's more to religion in general, and Christianity specifically, than pronouncements on sex.

Spotting the ISS tool bag from Earth

The ATLAS experiment

A question about transhumanism

Should there be a REAL independent investigation of what really happened on 9/11?

Why Bush Can’t Allow Habeas Corpus – And Why we Need to Leave Afghanistan

New House voting technology may not end ghost voting

Vatican 'forgives' John Lennon

The Boy In the Striped Pyjamas

Attention Kerry people:

Taking a break from DU and "Democratic blogs".