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Archives: December 14, 2008

CNN Reports: Mumbai Attacker Seeks Pak Legal Assisstance; India and Pak Deny It Happened

Sunday News Shows

Dollars & Sense: Beware Fudged Facts About US Auto Wages

Independent UK: Elephants kept in zoos die younger than in the wild

Report Spotlights Iraq Rebuilding Blunders

History Channel .... FDR's story & WW II ..... on now

Writer's mid-2nd essay slack-off thread. Topic: 20 year-old sexual "liberation." DISCUSS!

Signs of the Times: Light at the end of the tunnel goes out

Uncertainty over bailout casts a pall over Detroit

Credit crunch: Italy bails out parmesan

Court room renderings appears to be a lost art

The Media is pushing hard to link Rham Emanuel to Illinois Sen Seat...

Chairman Dean was on 48 Hours Mystery tonight!

SNL Just Opened With Blago Requesting a Bailout From the Senate Banking Com.

We had a Christmas party for someone that left us over a year ago

Corporate U.S. Flag

Great show on the History Channel

Disabled boy can keep his pony, Caledon rules


Advice to corporations:

Will the Obama Administration Defend Karl Rove?

I just laughed hysterically at SNL doing Gov. Patterson....

'Center-Right'? Not Quite...

EDIT: mistaken, Center for American progress lists joe bident was Y/Tarp but Absent/auto

AP video: Laughter Over Security Before Deadly Trampling at Walmart

Are we at the beginning of the end or are we at the end of the beginning??

"This is regional economic warfare. Pure and simple."

So if an auto worker makes $15 an hour, and his employer agrees to cut his wages by $20 an hour,

21st Century America and the Republican Party

Does anybody have any info about getting credit scores for free...

China's pyjamas police fight Shanghai's daytime love of nightwear

FYI Check out a real life example of a NY Mann Act prosecution.

Would some asshole dare to pull a cruel joke by placing a small skeleton in the vicinity

Writer's mid-2nd essay slack-off thread. Topic: 20 year-old sexual "liberation." DISCUSS!

Wandering in the Wilderness - great little video of the rut of

Homeless but not without a friend (Why on Earth can't we help them??)

Madoff Wall Street fraud threatens Jewish philanthropy

Why Blagojevich Might Be Acquitted

Flagstar Bank: Give Me My Money, My Roof Has A Hole

Fitzgerald is good!

Absolute Consequence Of Reaganomics Is Failure!!

Everybody read! This is Obama Elf fun

So the lorrie will miss her maids and servants and didn't get a trip to Burma.

If I could give them eyes to see...

Congress Must Ensure that the Big Three Bailout is Made-in-America

I really have a problem with what Lisa Madigan is trying to do, and hope the Ill Supreme Court

Cops In 80 Minute Stand-off With Cardboard Cut-Out

David Corn is on WJ right now

WWII soldier's remains brought home 66 years later

WWII soldier's remains brought home 66 years later

TOON: Sunday's Doonesbury - Trudeau Won't Let Up

Typical and dispicable: The MSM insinuates that "teh gays" are responsible for burning Palin's

What are the chances that Bush will ever apologize as Nixon did in the Frost/Nixon interviews?

NY Times: A Champion of Wall St. Reaps the Benefits (Good 'ole Chuck Schumer)

UAW solidarity avatar, countdown clock at top of page, remove donation thermometer...

LA Times: Where Schwarzenegger goes, money follows (except, apparently, to the state treasury)

Thirty seven more fucking days.

Disgraced Illinois governor weighs legal options

MTP: Non-stop Blagojovich/Obama discussion

So, Arlen Specter likes Polish Jokes, eh?

Foreign Auto Plants Have Received $3.6 Billion in Subsidies, Mostly From Southern States

From D.C. to S.C. and elsewhere, talk is of stimulus plan

Bush touts successes in fight against drugs

Pentagon Quibbling Over Pay for Combat-Related Injuries

One more big Dick

Rumsfeld on Iraq: ‘If you think we’re going to spend’ $1 billion in Iraq, ‘you’re sadly mistaken.’»

Essential Tips for Visiting Washington, D.C. on Obama's Inauguration Day

How Iran WON The U.S./IRAQ War - (West Point "Combating Terrorism Center")

Why the cheenee!1 is Mc5PLANEs guesting with This Weak?!1

Obama's handling of the Blagojevich scandal? Believable or Not Believable?

Hey, Mittens

Tens of Thousands Mass in Gaza for Hamas Anniversary

'lingering questions for the president-elect'....fuck you david gregory

Milwukee's Growing Power sees 25% increase in business in the last 6 months

Iraq Report Reveals Pentagon's Massive Fraud And Waste-$100B Failure

Political Corruption Smackdown. Which State Is Most Crooked- Illinois or Louisiana?

Foreign Cars Targeted By Vandals

Need a good gift idea?

New York immigrant dead in apparent hate crime (gay latino beaten to death)

Jimmy Carter: Man from Plains will be on Starz

150,000 U.S. troops remain in Iraq, more than 4,209 killed, and Bush is taking a victory lap

Can somebody PLEASE explain to me how Bush's writing laws and

NFL player from losing team is considering running for office as a republican

'Residual' forces in Iraq expected to train 'Oil Police'

The Illinois Attorney General is kinda hot

Details, Details

Final Days Fire Sale: In the Southwest, "a plunderfest that produced a gangster culture"

Suicide Bomber, 13, Kills Three British Troops in Iraq(Afghanistan)

Kerry in India with Obama's Mumbai message

Looks like Palin doesn't shop at her consignment shop anymore!

What Exactly Does "I Talked to The White House This Morning" Mean?

Year's-end pieces will begin to appear in the nation's newspapers

Chief: Palin's home church damaged by arson

GOP's demands a first in labor relations

McCain Campaign Sells Blackberries Filled With Confidential Files

Rare Out Take ****Shawshank Redemption**** Morgan Freeman

$100 billion wasted: Official U.S. History of Iraq Invasion: NY Times:

Another possible Obama appointment that I like: Ron Kirk for US trade representative

Colin Powell on CNN now

McCain scolds GOP for whacking Obama

Please keep this in mind about the Dear Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama

What Scumbag Would Call The Humane Society “Terrorists”? Rick Berman

Sen. Charles Schumer: Champion of Wall Street Bailout: NY Times:

Is there a Ponzi Scheme involving Citigroup that is being suppressed by the press?

Why is everyone convinced Bush will come through with TARP?

Helen P let's loose again: And while I am on the subject of not being Christian...

FOUR lucky DUers will each win a "MILF" movie prize pack! From the old movie starring Dustin.Hoffman

"Common Sense" from Fox News (LOL)

Riots in Greece and China continue the workers are restless

Evan Bayh To Form "Blue Dog" Caucus in Senate

Congress Fights Back On Last-Minute Rules

Indian Fighter Planes Violate Pakistani Airspace(on Two Fronts)

Ted Rall toons. This guy is radical.

"The war is not over."

2008 Christmas Specials TV Schedule

The value of living within our means

We all needed a little comic relief, even at the cost of Pretzel Head Booshe

Foreign-based carmakers fear backlash collapse of Detroit's auto industry would have on supply chain

Stuff We're Not Supposed to Talk About re: Unions from MI

The Lie We Love

You know what Bert the Turtle always said...

Burglar: I Was Held Captive By Ghost For 3 Days

Will bankers be prosecuted?

The New Bush Library in Dallas

On being wished a happy Eid el-Adha, it is explained that Muslims are atheists throwing a curse...

Free: Bush Legacy Wallpaper, with an inspiring message from GW Bush

Fareed Zakaria GPS is the best Sunday news show. Screw MTP and others

A City Looks to Its Moral Compass in Lean Times (hires an ethicist)

Fuzzy math: Freeps spin the shoe-trowing incident into proof that Bush brought freedom to Iraq

Make your farewell sentiments known to the outgoing (p)Resident

The new Bush theme song

Fed Could Remake Credit Card Regulations-New Rules Would Ban Retroactive Rate Hikes

Do NOT bring a spare shoe to Washington DC if you're going to say bye to Bush

Pentagon Pro-Troop Group Misspent Millions, Report Says

89,878 DEAD Iraqis, most of them INNOCENT. If they don't have a Right to Life, then, do you?

Maliki/Bush sign long-term strategic pact today. Video up now.

Republicans Oppose Bailout Of Santa Claus

Big 3's biggest failure is in the performance of their DC lobbyists - Mark Phelan, DFP auto columnis

Socks the cat near death

Chimpy is an idiot. He just stared at the shoe-thrower.

Picture Booshe's limo buried under shoes on January 20 as it rides down Pennsylvania Avenue

Has anyone ever heard of electronic cigarettes?

Obama Christmas song in the Tucson 'Arizona Daily Star'

Presidential protection not so good - shoe tosser could have gotten 4 shoes off before they reacted

The ultimate in bittersweet...

First time I've ever heard of someone *trying* to put their shoe in dog shit...

If your name happened to be Bush, would you have it changed?

david gregory 'we have some GREAT news this morning, bu$h* has landed in iraq.'

It's just unsettling (at the least) to hear these architects and caretakers of the Iraq occupation

I know I'm supposed to be sullen...

Rove Reportedly Will ‘Help Lead’ GOP’s Fight Against Eric Holder For Attorney General»

9/11 Forensic evidence to be reviewed on the History Channel, right now. nt

Maybe these were the kind of flowers the Iraqi's were going to throw

Who's having/had an Obama house party?

Nothing says, "Get the fuck out of here and good riddance!!!" like...

I have a question for you folks who are decrying corporations...


Does New York have a Lt. Governor?

How we know there won't be any freepers at the inaugural

i would have prefered an old-fashioned pie-in-the-face.

They will throw flowers us and greet us as liberators...

Girls Laugh in Background as Baltimore Man is Robbed and Shot

Returning To The Scene Of His Crime. Bush* Just Arrived In Iraq.

Yes We Can!

Obama Action dolls are selling like crazy...

I propose a Constitutional Amendment to adjust the salaries of

It's currently 60 degrees in Iowa. . Going down to zero, tonight.

BREAKING: Iraqi shoe thrower trained by Russians! (photo)

Dana Perino gotta black eye in the shoe melee!

bush thinks he's just like clinton now.......

Neutering trust fund babies will not make America safer

****BREAKING**** Nike missiles fired at U.S.......

What if all journalits are now requuired to remove their shoes prior to entering the White House

Yet another reason we need universal single payer health insurance....

Section 1, Article 2 of the Constitution...

Tossing Shoes: In The Arab World, A Gesture of Contempt

For a mere 50K, you get a 4-day inauguration trip

Maybe UAW members should agree to pay cuts

Merry Xmas: KB Toys Bankrupt!

Al-Maliki will train our secret service

MSNBC (About blizzard in North Dakota): "Visibility will be AT or BELOW ZERO!"

Dickipedia: David Gregory

Watching FDR on the History Channel

Does the War Criminal in Chief seriously think he'll be able to go out

Does the War Criminal in Chief seriously think he'll be able to go out

A medal for the shoe thrower in Iraq!!

How many more pissed off Iraqis who lost family members like the shoe thrower are there you think?

Bush sneaks through host of laws to undermine Obama

Viedo on demand..Lectures from UCTV..Free and timely and plentiful

President-Elect Barack Obama's Publicly Worn Watches

Tell Us Which President's Hand You Have Shaken.

Federal Interest Rates Headed Towards Zero

Auto woes highlight end of U.S. industrial age

Fed won't reveal names of recipients of $2 trillion

NGOs demand justice for Peru massacre victims

My, oh my. These Republican will do anything to make sure we don't get a black president.

Sunday 'Toons

Light at the end of the tunnel goes out

First RNC felony sentenced. Letter from his attorney.

no hakim! i said "shoo", not "shoe"!!

no hakim! i said "shoo", not "shoe"!!

no hakim! i said "shoo", not "shoe"!!

That Was No Small War in Georgia -- It Was the Beginning of the End of the American Empire

The TRUTH about UAW wages

Shoe Thrower:Muntadar al-Zeidi, a Correspondent for Al-Baghdadiya Television

Alabama's Long History of Labor Unions

Skinner we need a flying shoe avatar!

PHOTO: Does it LOOK like everything is "fabulous", "playing it down", joking it off"?

A case study in loss of American manufacturing... closing of Syracuse China

So, what is it that will recover the economy? 2009 right?

My Good Deed of the Day

Things that made you go "Hmmm" about what has happened.

Arrested RNC 8 National Call-In Days of Action: Tues 12/16 and 12/17

New Rules for Reporters

What do you like best about Christmas

"This is a gift from the Iraqis, this is the farewell kiss, you dog. "

So...should we send our shoes to Bush**?

Michelle Obama can avoid first-term mistakes of Bush, Clinton

MSNBC BREAKING: Iraqi reporter throws shoes at Bush, Bush ducked like he was hunting with Cheney!

*PIC* The other shoe "dropping" *ACTION PIC*

A freeper strikes back @ DU over the show toss .... ATTN English Teachers

Schuller's son resigns as Crystal Cathedral pastor

Three cheers for 2 good dems!

Hey, you senators: Thanks for nothing

Has PE Obama chosen a Press Spokesman?

Rumor: Rush Limpballs Engaged...

How about a "Shoe-In" for inauguration eve?

Why not hang old shoes from trees as signs of your "support" for the Decider-in-Chief?

Newsweek: The Fed Who Blew the Whistle-Is he a hero or a criminal?

Going away gifts for George Bush.

Has anyone here been around a shopping mall this weekend?

A Threat from MN's Ramsey County Office To Dave Mahoney, RNC arrestee

Is evolution an algorithm?

Muthathar al Zaidi shouted: "This Is A Goodbye Kiss, You Dog"...

Why is Harry Reid still Senate Majority Leader?

RE: Legit Spam Free Survey Clubs

My first poll: What should I do with my dog's George Bush toy on inauguration day

NBC Nightly News just opened with the "Shoe Shot"

NJ Sen. Lautenberg among potential fraud victims

I am totally appalled at what I just saw on cable TV. Is anyone...

I never thought I'd say this, but I AGREE with CHENEY on something.

Bank of America Spends $7 Billion on Chinese Bank, Then Lays Off 30,000 Workers

An Encounter With Hogs On The Road To Alabama»

If you had been kidnapped and tortured by unknowns while covering the Iraq debacle...

If you could throw your shoes at a political figure du jour of the past two weeks, who would it be?

I regret that I have only one pair of pointy-toe asskickers to give for my country.

lieberman, McSame & bush go on a game show!

How the hell does a servant making 170k yr argue that a hard-working citizen making 60k is a drain

How the hell does a servant making 170k yr argue that a hard-working citizen making 60k is a drain

This shoe throwing will be a skit on SNL, I guarantee it

Pics from the ice storm Wash. Co, NY....dialup warning.

Aside from the joking-does it scare anyone that the Secret Service let the shoe throwing happen?

Why don't the economic geniuses recognize one basic fact -incomes did not keep pace

Southern GOP Senators Could Push Country into Depression

This is just beautiful

I am a union member in the middle of a battle with my employer and working without a contract

Does anyone know a good recipe for shoe-fly-pie? (It seems apt for the season.)

For women DUers only: How many sexual partners have you had?

A reminder of the Benifits of Reaganomics and Anti-Unionism

DU-ers in Retail: What's the Report from the Field?

Bill Clinton knew how to deal with Richard Shelby

Bush Protected From Dangerous Shoe-Bomber in Iraq

Rachel Maddow's handling of Blago-gate seen as weak, mainstream

A letter to Michael Moore

DANG! Did anyone just see bush nearly get hit by some reporter's shoe in Iraq!?

Look who predicted the banking crisis--like 2 centuries ago!

GLOBALL MORAN Awards - Week ending 12/14/08

GLOBALL MORAN Awards - Week ending 12/14/08


HEY FREEPERS, shoe this

Hey, you senators: Thanks for nothing

Labor Unions - any good reference sources

Labor Unions - any good reference sources

Go to hell Joell Osteen...The Heroin of the Masses...

If the shoe thrower had a real weapon, you know what the outcome would have been.

Taking Advantage of the Bush/Maliki Security Agreement

Who is going to break it to the Republicans, Limbaugh, Rove, Bush, etc.

Shop for the Holidays at the DU Marketplace!


Nation's Largest Anti-War Coalition Resolves to Work for Prosecution of War Criminals

DoJ Blocks Obama From Torture & Wiretap Docs

Rolling Stone: Bush's Final F.U.

Troubling. Important. Message to the US at large from the United States Department of the Treasury

"Hey, you senators: Thanks for nothing" -- Detroit Free Press' Mitch Albom

Reporter who threw shoe reported from Sadr City & had a colleague who was kidnapped and tortured.

The rich who lunched at the Palm Beach Country club in a panic

Obama Will Not Prosecute Bush And Cheney

DU: End of Year Regrets and Misjudgements?

Antiabortion Organizations Stoop to Economic Lows

Auto Bailout Moves Risky For GOP Senators

NC Supreme Court rules for neighbors

Utility companies gouging customers--one LARGE reason why people are barely making it.

My take on why a lot of people may be biased against unions..

shoe tossing video up!

Have you ever put a member on ignore?

NY Times freezes wages of NON-UNION employees (lest there be any doubt about why we need unions)

Bush Receives Goodbye Gift from the Iraqi People ---pix--->

Is it time to start to pony up for the shoe throwers expense?

Cenk On HuffPo: Give Someone a Compliment Today (And Share Your Story)

*** DUzy Awards for weeks ending December 5 & December 12, 2008 ***

*** DUzy Awards for weeks ending December 5 & December 12, 2008 ***

GM still paying Microsoft.... could consider open source software

Ladies and Gentelemen, I give you the SHOE THROWER!!

A great ariticle on terrorism, bigotry, and poverty, by Arundhati Roy.

Hey, Senator, check out the 43 mpg Ford Fusion hybrid. And while you're at it, shove it up your ...

Duck! (photo)

Orgasms During Childbirth?

If the former chairman of NASDAQ is a crook, who's to say what part of Wall Street isn't crooked?


Was there a second shoeter?

Take a look at this picture: "Aw, you've hurt my FEELINGS!" (**WARNING, VERY GRAPHIC**)

That Iraqi "Throwing Shoe" was a Stunt...disgusting to whip up the Repug Base...

Election night coverage online

DoJ Blocking Obama Team From Docs on Torture, Wiretapping

Anyone have a link to Obama's today's (saturday) address?

Blago's full statement

SNL did Blagojevich tonite

Kerry's remarks on Russia retaking Georgian village

I have no problem with Obama's picks thus far, however, when it comes time for SCOTUS

Stepping down is out of the question: Blags

TX-Sen: White Planning to Run

Watching SNL I now know what it was like to live in Alaska during the election. . .

Is online ass kicking hard work?

For your Christmas musical enjoyment: The Clean Coal Carolers.

I am surprised the repukes didn't do better this last election.

The only holiday cards I've received so far...

Senate appointments - just so you know, Joe Biden gave names for his replacement

Bored what do you do on Sat night.

Gallup Daily: Obama approval ratings soar to 69% with 73% personal favorability

TruTV is showing stupid teens doing sttupid things on film

ok, which one of you is playing games with eHarmony?

Look what I caught yesterday and yes I let it go

'No Fly' list for Gays.

Watching Mr1goblue and my father try to politely figure out what was wrong with the Christmas lights

Faltering world economy offers challenges and opportunities for US and PE Obama

I spent the day putting up wooden fences that Ike knocked down, I love using nail guns.

Can you romantically love someone who didnt love your back?

Hey fellow 'foodies' how many hogs are 'processed' here on any given DAY

OMG, talk about a sea Change! My 70 year old Mother just called from Miami.....

Got my hair cut again...Let's have a picture thread!

Adolfo Carrion to head the White House Office of Urban Policy

MrLaraMN ran into a wall and "broke" his wrist.

DUzy Awards for the past 2 weeks are up in GD

Fred Clams

Blagojevich was Stevens waiting to happen.

Carly Fiona on MTP is clueless on business. No wonder she got fired.

Best headline of the week! "Finding Baby Jesus Easier With GPS"

Rec. if you think that Colt McCoy should've won Heisman

FDR's New Deal Blueprint For Obama

Swifter Dust and Shine "polishes your wood"

Boy am I going to get creamed for this...

It's still creepy

Governor Granholm doing her best to debunk autoworker's wages on MTP.

I see Chimpy has slithered his way into Iraq

GOP SWAY FACTOR Not working so well these daze.....Reason, Truth, and Sanity Gain Big Time

"Biden to shrink VP role - big time"

X-men Origins Wolverine trailer

I Am Legend may not have been all that great of a movie but (SPOILERS)

Write your letters about the UAW

still trying for Impeachment, Can anyone in Seattle help?

The MNKids and the mall Santa.

Gene Robinson criticizes Obama. Critic criticizes Gene Robinson, on Blagogate

Obama’s Friends Form Strategy to Stay Close

It looks like there may in fact be a Kennedy appointed US Senator, not from but NY but from Illinois

It's snowing like mad here.

I'm new, wanna see a video with fire and toots?

Fun website: the Jumping in Art Museums blog

Writer's mid-2nd essay slack-off thread. Topic: 20 year-old sexual "liberation." DISCUSS!

Take that cramps! Anaprox kicks ass!

Why is Rove so concerned about Holder being the Attorney General?

Through the looking glass narrative

Question: Have any ELECTED Republican officials been criticizing Obama over Blago?

The Bush Legacy.....Jim Morris

i really want to post an op, but have no idea what to post

OK, snow was not in the relocation brochure!

The kooks are still pestering the electors over Obama's citizenship

But my dreams, they aren't as empty


Five weeks!! I can't fuckin' wait five whole fuckin weeks for this poop flinging monkey to be gone.

Andrew Sullivan doing an excellent job on Tweety's NBC show

Andrew Sullivan doing an excellent job on Tweety's NBC show

Transcript of UAW Gettlefinger's Press Conference 12/11/2008

McCain Sticks Up for Obama on Blagojevich, on ABC's "This Week"

Ex-Porn Star Quits School Cafeteria Job After Uproar

Obama Makes a Point of Speaking of the People, to the People

My Christmas lights are up. I have red mini lights on my shrubbery, and white

If this isn't beautiful then nothing is!

What am I not getting here? US Senator serves military duty in Afghanistan....for 5 days?

FAST FORWARD Jan 19th 2009...Bush still trying to remove 219 tons of old shoes

Judge temporarily lifts Stevens' law license

The Logos That Weren't -- Obama's Campaign Logos That Were Scrapped

Problem w/ the White House Web Page

I would love to share this with the lounge...though I don't know if anyone has seen it yet

It's snowing.

The next person who crosses my path gets a shoe.

The Bush Legacy.

WEDGIES. In school, did you GIVE, RECEIVE, or were you lucky enough to stay OUT OF IT ALTOGETHER?

Forget about Obama taking your guns, outgoing President Bush will take your SHOES!

Hey! Post a youtube link to a song that discusses inflating tires!

Woman married Berlin Wall

Christmas Rock n Roll!

The question is why Fitzgerald didn't wait for an illegal offer to be made

Meet my new four-footed, fur-faced roommate!

Why is this funny to me?

Man Throws His Shoes At Bush In Iraq, Dragged Away By Security

When Rush Limbaugh get his *ss handed to him by Colin Powell..

Immunity boosting tips?

Bush History-Bush Insider Says Bush Rewarded Iraq Incompetents with Top Civilian Medal 12/14

Okay, this is how dumb TV reporters are, I am serious.

Didn't elder Bush have a shoe thrown at him while in Iraq or the middle east.

No, no, no! Herpes is FREAKIN' HOT.

Sometimes it's like, "what are y'all doing" and sometimes it's like, "what are we doing"

Who will sing at the Obama Inauguration?

Can someone translate this:

Does Obama's PE address studio look kinda Spartan here?

Best remake

The shoe incident seems to have taken blago off as the front story in the press

That was 2 SNLs where I thought the music guest was a comedy skit

Obama Team Woos GOP to Ease Way for Agenda

For community service, I was asked to coach Pee Wee football.

Kanye can't sing, hence the Auto-Tune. He sounds like a crappy Karaoke on SNL.

Bush has raised the terror color to a deep shade of burgundy after todays tragic events.


Why was the movie The Cable Guy made?

Romney on MTP, 'more tax cuts', 'more spending', 'salary cuts for workers'

Shoe Tossing - In the Arab World: A Gesture of Contempt

Heidi just made me laugh up my spleen

Holy Raptor Jesus I am DRUNK

Who *wouldn't* buy a food preperation device from a TV/Action Hero?

Frankly, we need a hell of a lot more satisfaction and resolution then one thrown shoe!

What if....? A strategy to counter the Bush scorched-earth initiative.

AP: Obama's true colors: Black, white ... or neither?

AP: Obama's true colors: Black, white ... or neither?

Don't laugh at my mustache.

OK, guess what this is (no fair googling).

Can I interrupt you lounge lizards for a little help?

religious discrimination I don't object to

The G9 is GR8

WTF is "chicken fried chicken"?

Was awakened this morning by a blinding headache, slowly dissipating

Pearl Jam----Yellow Ledbetter

Getting prepped for the big day

If you have old, unwanted guns, put them in an envelope and mail them

If you had gold to sell would you put in a bag and mail it, I keep seeing that commerical.

I just saw the updated "The Day the Earth Stood Still." Ask me anything!

I have never even seen Les Miz, but I LOVE the music from the play!

just want to talk

I need to make my hair look like Rod Blagojevich's hair by Christmas.

Question for all you ballistics experts out there

Sunday, walking alone across a cold bridge at dawn thread

When/IF THE President (elect) Obama issues a statement on this shoe incident.

I want to know what the fuck we've accomplished in the last 28 years

While not condoning throwing things at the President of the United States

No, you silly children. Sigourney Weaver is FREAKIN' HOT.

Question for all you Ballistix fans out there:

Really nice travel coffee mug: recommendations?

Moon in the park (pic)

So what kind of lame warped logic is Wolf Blitzer pushing when he suggests, by asking the question,

Shoe thrower reminds me of 2006 story when John Ellis "Jeb" got chased into a closet in Pittsburgh

The scene from my balcony this morning.

10 stitches for NBA rookie who cut himself on knife in own bed-was eating apples

Groucho the pound Kitty and his three Schnauzers

Attention Freeptards: THIS IS OUR OOL...

Crapplications on Facebook

Iraqi reporter to get shoe endorsement contract from Nike...

Obama to Hold Energy Presser Monday

Has anyone ever listened to R. Kelly's "Trapped in the Closet"

I gotta hand it to Bush, that boy sure can dodge a shoe

Antonio Vivaldi's Gloria in D Major

FOUR lucky DUers will each win a "MILF" movie prize pack! From the old movie starring Dustin.Hoffman

Heroes is broken. (spoilers)

I feel so EMPTY. Christ I need some music to fill me up and give me a semblance of a soul.

Another *gift idea* this time for GRANDMA!!!

I'm so depressed i don't know what to do...

Who are you in love with?

I really fucked up tonight

Damn, this is like hot nasty sex for my ears...

Sensational new book re Hillery sex scandal - 'smear' concocted to derail Hillery presidency

Sunday talk show lineup for December 14 (Carly Fiorina Alert!)

Stephanopoulos: Dems Have Huge Ethics Problems, Not A Word About Coleman

It's GREAT when an era comes to an end, and we go back to what DID work!

The Obama logo designs that might have been (but thankfully weren't to be)

I'm such a dummy - does this ever happen to you?


What is the current setting on your EVIL SWITCH?

I had a dream.....


RIP Meet the Press. David Gregory is going to be a ratings disaster

Y'ever have a thought that broke your ass up, but it's so freakin' sick you're afraid to share it?

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Sun 12/14/2008)

Don't forget to take your pills

GOP yelling "Auto Bail-out won't work" are same ones who said Deregulation would work!

Is it wrong to enjoy watching someone be hungover?

Awwwww a snow angel

Kitten Picture of the Day for Sunday December 14

I don't care how much I despise the man, throwing shoes at him was uncalled for.

Canadians: know what I want for christmas...

Barack Obama did not support Blago in the 2002 Democratic Primaries

Marian Robinson for IL caretaker Senator until special election takes place.

I want to make a chicken and peach stew (persian).. lisa says its too weird

Other than JJJ being left off the list, are most here happy with Obama's list?

Bush's response to the shoes was great.

Today, I'm going barefooted.

Man, I am not taking much today.

DU has luckily only had to suffer through 19,892 of my posts!

McCain mum on supporting Palin in 2012

I've never thought about shoes, but I've often thought about pies!!

Michael Jackson out in LA shopping in zorro-mask:

So the but tutcher had his 6th B-day party and he chose what he

"Sen. John McCain, D-Ariz" ...Not Fox This Time

Survivors of violent, personal crimes - when those memories return, how do you distract yourself?

Who needs Starbucks? I made my OWN egg nog latte.

Who needs Starbucks? I made my OWN egg nog latte.

It hurts when an era comes to an end, and we go back to what did not work.

I've been outed to my Freeper boss by his tiny Sicilian wife!

I propose that congressional members oppose to the auto loan be paid the same rate as...

I need motivation.


I'm not a day over 58, but I will be tomorrow.

BarenakedBaby is 7 today.

If my christmas lights fall off the ceiling one more time I am going to get very cross.

Is there something strange or befuddling about the concept of a single queue for two things?

Time to make Santa Do Stuff! Go play Simon Sez Santa here!

Everybody shut the fuck up. I'm watching the Panthers game.

Your Jedi Mind Tricks Will Not Work On Me, Boy.

DU has officially suffered through 20,000 of my posts as well.

very long dog

I think the thermometer is wrong

RNC out with an attack ad trying to connect Obama and Blago

So happy I'm all choked up.

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/14/08

I need help understanding the meaning of "Snarky" or "Snark"

At the risk of questioning Obama's infallibility, his PR crisis management has always sucked

WTF? My brain is swimming with show tune ear worms!

If you're going to give W a going away gift...

Post a pic of yourself when you were freaking out

Election day is tomorrow!

Oh. your. God.

Wow, do the Redskins suck.

I am drinking very strong eggnog and making out Christmas cards

Anyone here been thru ...

Chargers Fans...

I had to bark at my assistant this morning. And yes, had to.

I Broke My Wrist Yesterday Afternoon.

Tragedy of geeky tragedies!

Anyone ever call you a piece of shit....

What is your favorite Western?

ice storms suck

It's time to get your son a MAN'S childrens' book

Was this the price to get the SoS job?

Read Frank Rich's latest at NYT online (skim past the Illinois gov.)

What type of housing do you prefer?

New mantra to support reregualting the proven failure of the unfettered capitalism approach...


This is what the Shrub just effin said on ABC News about the shoe hurling

Hi there, I could use some help with a song I'm writing, which is not electonica:

DU has officially suffered through 20k of my posts.

Most vegatarian friendly NFL stadium food -OAKLAND!??!?

Why is it that people approach you after you pass gas?

Damn you to the bloody bowels of hell, J.P. Losman

Send a goodbye postcard to George Bush? It could say, "good riddance!!"

Two animated gifs showing Zaidi, the shoe-throwing journalist.

Just words: when people ask, "is it a depression?"

At long last Election Day tomorrow. Will it be Obama or McCain? What time will

I'm stuck in the house with an insane joke

Such a shame about Michael Jackson! His older music was THE SHIT!

I sell cookies. (A pointless yet depressing story)

Today's Question: Why was I wearing a Tuxedo?

Enjoy, Y'all

WHO is the Shooter? (in the Auto Bailout situation)

HI-Sen: Inouye to Seek Re-Election

Fashion question of earth shattering importance: Stockings with open toed shoes?

I just had a really bad Barry Manilow moment.

So Loungers... what are you drinking?

A new website for people who want to lose weight and/or are fans of the TV show The Biggest Loser.



If you're sending out cards this year

Mathews This Morn; Obama Wants To Set Up A Truth Commission

My new favorite gif.

Should an SS agent been close enough to block the second shoe throw?

Is your favorite carol on this list?

Guess who just got back today

Have you ever decided it was time to cut off a friendship?

NH-Sen: Carol Shea-Porter to run for Senate?

Kevin Smith?

I'll give credit where it's due for George Bush - he is good at something

Cenk On HuffPo: Should Restoring The Rule of Law Should Be Obama's Top Priority?

For all of you Mac expert DUers I have to figure out WTF

Shoe tosser a journalist who had been kidnapped, beaten while reporting in Iraq.

It may be wrong but I thought the shoe thing was funny.

Teenaged celebrity crushes: Name them (and don't be afraid to share the weird ones)

Paging Parche... do you read

My trip to the mall.

Today I bought the complete collection of Edgar Allan Poe.

Caption This Cat

Some people actually seem to think that Blago is innocent and being railroaded by evil Repubs.


Have any of you played the patriotism card on your RW acquaintances since the election?

Iraqi man throws size 10 shoe at President Bush

I am worried about my dog Lolly. My husband has just taken her to the vet.

Why are you bitter?

A life thrown into turmoil by $100 donation for Prop. 8

After a year in the wild will the lion eat or hug the men who raised him?

A Letter from Grandpa - New RW talking points chain letter going round and my reply..

Can I start a petition to have DirecTV stop airing those IRRITATING "UPGRADE" COMMERCIALS???

child services has taken my 11 year old cousin today

'Flare your nostrils for me, Frank. I get so excited when you flare them.'

More photos of Joe's new doggy

I think taxpayer bailouts of big companies are bullshit, even for the car companies

RNC 8 Now Face Four Felony Charges in Amended Complaint

PHOTOS Daddy's Girl.....Sasha

PHOTOS Daddy's Girl.....Malia

Got a pair of shoes you're not wearing? As a parting gift, send them to Bush!

Who's got a kick ass chili recipe?

Special elections

What is your favorite poem/short story by Poe?

Your Sunday LOLcats (dial-up warning)

I thought little kids played "Tea Party" and not "Espresso Bar"...

Mmmm mmmmm mmmmm mmmm Mele Kalikimaka

Anyone else disturbed by the lack of urgency from Secret Service toward shoe thrower?

Shows that have gone on WAY TOO LONG

What region of the country do you call home?

Beware Lounge! I'm Scanning Old Photos...

I got a PRIUS!!!

Is Rove scared of Holder?

The only reason I'd vote for Matthews over Specter

The Black Agenda Report on Obama

3 kids who bagged Indomie scholarships for rescuing others


Part of Taj hotel to reopen before Christmas

Indian PM wants normalized relations with Pakistan

Rolling paper giant sues over NYC firm's T-shirts

In Colombia, they call him Captain Nemo

Pakistan says Indian warplanes violated airspace

Wild-Horse Roundup Plans Anger Advocates

Colombia war data 'unbelievable'

Fears of new ethnic conflict in Bosnia

Shift in Cuba policy anticipated under Obama

New cash limit sparks wave of price hikes (Zimbabwe)

DoJ Blocks Obama From Torture & Wiretap Docs

Contractor in scandal to learn fate soon

White House takes "available" time for autos

OPEC set to slash oil output as prices crumble

Bill Clinton broadens foundation's climate initiative

Chief: Gov. Palin's home church damaged by arson

White House: No immediate deal on auto loans

Ex-Greenberg Traurig Partner Pleads Guilty in Tax Shelter Case

Stimulus Package To First Pay for Routine Repairs

Bush makes surprise farewell visit to Iraq

Obama and the Girls Shop for Christmas Tree

Raul Castro visits "nephew" Chavez on first trip

McCain scolds GOP for whacking Obama

Thousands show up for chance at 100 Rolls-Royce jobs

Battle heats up between UAW and Republicans

Bad Times Draw Bigger Crowds to Churches

Citadel suspends redemptions from two hedge funds

New Study Firmly Ties Hormone Use to Breast Cancer

Man throws shoes at Bush in Iraq

Home Office to deport Zimbabwean family who fled Mugabe's regime

Bush sneaks through host of laws to undermine Obama

Banks and consumers brace for new credit card rules

Tens of thousands mass in Gaza for Hamas anniversary

Hamas parades mock Gilad Shalit before crowd of thousands in Gaza

Israel 'wants West Bank land'

In Gaza, tunnel vision staves off starvation

Gaza families eat grass as Israel locks border

The Republican Party: A marvel of missteps

Bush sneaks through host of laws to undermine Obama

From March, 08: I Know! Let’s Rape Grandma! - David Glenn Cox

U.S. Economic Woes Strengthen the Case for Free Trade With Colombia

In Tribute to Bettie Page, Porn Stars Agree to Fly at 'Half-Mast'

Meet The GOP's Wrecking Crew

Auto Worker “Parity” and the Corruption of America’s Political Elite

Obama Makes a Point of Speaking of the People, to the People

Hey, you senators: thanks for nothing

Cesar Chavez showed Obama path to White House


Agency that protects pension plans (PBGC) may be in jeopardy --Susan Tompor, DFP

What FDR Gave Us

The Fed Who Blew the Whistle- Is he a hero or a criminal?

Book Review By Rick Perlstein: That Girl: The Captivity and Restoration of Patty Hearst

GOP Takes 'Union Busting' to a Whole … 'Nother … Level

Revisionist history about the Iraq war

Green activists find new ally in US unions

Mitch Albom: Hey, you senators: Thanks for nothing

Lynn Sherr: Laura Bush's Human Rights Fiasco

A personal note to my friends (and otherwise) at DU

The Salvation Army's red kettle of trouble

Pfizer In The Middle Of Visa Debate

5 Myths About Our Sputtering Economy

Frank Rich: Two Cheers for Rod Blagojevich (Wow)

In Athens, middle-class rioters are buying rocks. This chaos isn't over

Brothers Mistaken For Gay Attacked, One Dies

The Cancer of Conservatism

Reaganomics won US Lost

New Rapid-Response Forces to Bolster Homeland Defense Mission

No Jobs, No Recovery

Salt of the Earth (Part A)

Talk - Juan Cole - Iraq and the U.S. Presidential Election

Huangyangtan - Mystery replica landscape in China - UFO crash site?

48 Liberal Lies About American History

SNL: Rod Blagojevich

Love My Way (acoustic)

Gary Bauer: America should have "ordered liberty under God"

Iraqi man throws shoe at Bush during press conference in Baghdad

TYT: Can Obama Pull a Reverse-Cheney?

John McCain's Going Out of Business Sale!

Descent Into Chaos: The United States and the Failure of Nation Building (Ahmed Rashid)

Angry Iraqi throws shoes at President Bush in Baghdad

Countdown: Thom Hartmann on the GOP Busting Unions

RNC: Questions Remain (Obama/Blago)

Republican Crap Circles

Sarah Palin's Home Church Torched

FDR's New Deal - Resettlement (Great relevant history and comments)

The VIDEO: Iraqi journalists throws shoes at Bush

Michigan Governor Granholm calls Republicans UN AMERICAN

Powell on Fareed Zakaria - What's Wrong With Republicans

AP reports: Man Gets Raped With A Baton By 3 NYPD Officers In Subway

Invalid valor: Vet lied about his service

FDR's Fala Speech

John F. Kennedy - American University Commencement

Unit in Iraq ready for changes new security deal will bring

Air Force to drop tons of gifts on Pacific islands

Audit: Defense officials misused S&S for contracts

Air Force offers $10,000 reward on escaped convict

Troops to Stay in Iraqi Cities After June

Retired Col. Finds Father Through Personal Ad

Wyo. Missile Site Likely Contaminated Water

Hood Soldiers To Participate In Marathon (in Iraq)

Development Around Las Vegas Threatens Nellis

War veteran widows wrongly denied help

AFRICOM may mean overcrowded Stuttgart schools

"Bush will go down in history as possibly a person who has doomed the planet"

Independent UK: Elephants kept in zoos die younger than in the wild


Nuclear power company eyes decommissioning of 2 reactors due to stiffer quake standards (Japan)

Dirty, Dangerous and Expensive: The Truth About Nuclear Power

Gwynn Dyer: Four truths about climate change we can't ignore

Joe Romm says that Al Gore says that Richard Branson says that Sting says that the Union of

Union of Concerned Scientists Position on Nuclear Power and Global Warming

Nuclear Bomb - Joe Romm

Clean Energy Cheaper, Safer, Quicker than Nuclear Power

'Poison Wind' - A film that presents an oral history of uranium victims.

Wall Street's Last Full Week Of '08 Is A Big One

Investor Psychology

Jim Rogers calls most big U.S. banks "bankrupt"

Greenspan admits he was wrong

Read and learn - Chaos underlying order?

Ponzi redux: Madoff explains how the market works VIDEO!

Ecuador defaults, says to fight "monster" creditors

Investors May Be Too Optimistic About Consumer Recovery

Link to THe Hill blog - in case you want to register your feelings about how the Senate sabotaged

IF government has decreed that corporations have the same (or more) rights as people,

First-time homebuyers can get financial help


Is the Fed Taking the First Steps to Selective Default and Devaluation?

Seattle cement-plant worker rescued (buried up to his waist in powdered cement for an hour and a 1/2

Blagojevich and Union Have Longstanding Ties

STATE OF THE UNION: EFCA a fearful fix for some

Fox News: Tennessee Senator Has Rocky History With Auto Union

Denver Post owner Singleton seeks new labor deal

Archives: Toyota sweats U.S. labor costs

In the Office, Nice Girls Finish Last (3 page feature story)

NLRB: Dresser Rand Lockout Ruled Illegal

Labor Pioneer, Community Activist Ah Quon McElrath Dies (during major strikes of the 1940s and 1950)

Starbucks Responds to Union Action by Denying Anna Hurst Need Further Action

A Message for America's Ruling Class: We Told You So

LA Times: Auto bailout's death seen as a Republican blow at unions

Hey, Southerners: Detroit 3 helped you to survive

The Nasty Class and Anti-Union Bias of Auto Bailout Opposition

Did the Republicans side with the Germans and the Japanese during World War Two?

Auto Union Official Slams Vitter: "He'd Rather Pay A Prostitute Than Pay Auto Workers"

Last Day for 10% off Union-Made Stuff

IT TAKES A FIGHT TO WIN…inside the Republic Windows & Doors sitdown strike

"Recession to end in 2009"...


Today in labor history Dec 14, 33,000 Workers ended a 69-day strike at the Boeing Co.

Todays Carol Simpson working family cartoon: Vacation

Labor cartoon for the week: Enjoy your vacation (Not the Carol Simpson vacation cartoon)

Labor quote for the week about the auto workers

Green activists find new ally in US unions

Labor union seeks bailout for UK automakers (this sounds familiar)

Union Pacific is named a military friendly employer for fifth time in 6 years (hire veterans)

Union women earning more, new study finds

Union Gal: Detroit Free Press Editorial on Southern Republican Senator's Asshated

A labor policy that fits the times (opportunity to develop the labor force of this century)

Huffington Post: Obama Opens the Door, Will Labor Go Through It?

Michael Kazin: The Sit-Down Strike Returns! Now What?

Teamsters: KeyBank Ethically Bankrupt

Tennessee GM autoworkers outraged that their senator torpedoed the auto industry bailout

KC teachers union to air radio ads to spur labor talks

Senator Dole: Auto union needed to make more concessions

Wives interfere with labor holiday (Contra Costa County sheriff protected them)

Collapse of Pension Funds: The End of Retirement?

Going through Labor pains (Pro-union bill the most significant since 1935)

Restaurateur Tom Colicchio, Craft Restaurants Violated Federal and State Labor Laws (tips overtime)

Attack on American dream

King Cotton Bailout Welfare Queens to Meet in Texas on January 5th!

Anger Grips Auto Workers..Sen. Corker Faces Backlash at Home

A life thrown into turmoil by $100 donation for Prop. 8


Odd information I just found people interested in Pinochet may find interesting:

Colombia war data 'unbelievable'

NGOs demand justice for Peru massacre victims

Shift in Cuba policy anticipated under Obama

"US, Peruvian Militaries Announce Massive Anti Jesus Trafficking Initiative"

Am I the only one that is getting positively horny over the TO situation

The Greatest Game in color.

Congrats to the University of MN-Duluth

Bengals defeat Redskins 20-13

Auburn football implodes: 2-10 Gene Chizik to be next head coach

Wow, the Raiders are putting a fight today

Anyone with me on a BIG Packer win today??

The Mets and the Phillies REALLY HATE each other now.

The JR Chess Report (December 14): Nadya Kosintseva wins Russian ladies' title; Pearl Spring Begins

WOW!! How about them Owls!!!! 88-72 over teh Tennessee Vols!

WOW! The Phins win today to go 9-5 and stay tied for first in the AFC East!

Colt McCoy didn't look real happy.

Weekly Healing Project #16 | Dec 14-20 | Let The Light Shine In & Through

Richmond’s homicide rate on pace to reach 37-year low, without violating the 2nd Amendment.

Question for all you ballistics experts out there

A frosty morning on Minnesota Drive

A snapshot smile for Christmas - Decoration in the Fla Keys

after the ice strom....

Anti-violence and gun rights activists unite!

Asheville's Fireworks this evening

Secret Museum Photos from around the world.

Now that WannaJumpMy Scooter has made me feel hamfisted about street photography

Canon 5D Mark II

Work as art

Death Valley and other stuff.

uhh out for the cop killer guns!!!!

Whole Wheat Waffles

Chicken of the Sea Tuna .......

Helen P let's loose again: And while I am on the subject of not being Christian...

ATL pastor undergoing 2 year 'restoration' for inappropriate sexual...

Helen P let's loose again: And while I am on the subject of not being Christian...

Church opposes considering homosexuality a crime, spokesman says

Has there been any word on that Unified Field Theory proposed by that surfer?

Why doesn't somebody who knows about plastics sit down and checkmate Kasparov?

How many "New Atheists" are there?

Just because I am an Atheist doesn't mean I don't believe in Angels

9/11 Forensic evidence to be reviewed on the History Channel, right now. nt

Please take a look at this idea of mine

Report refutes ballots in dead Dallas County voters' names

John Coby's "T’was the Night Before Inauguration"

i got Halo 2 finished, where do you go to find a multi-player..

faint music heard over phone line

Battlestar Galactica Season 4.5 - trailer, new webisodes

What! Who! Me?

How about Supporting Our Troops' Children?

Failed landing system at IGI delays US senator’s plane

JK news from India

An example of how the misuse of language can generate pseudo-problems

Pound Slips Below Euro