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Archives: December 15, 2008

5 Million Pairs of Shoes get flung at Commander AWOL as he passes sputtering torch...

Photos from Marie's Christmas party 12-13-08 (move on for Obama)

Madoff is taking down European banks as well

God bless the shoe throwers! nt.

Guardian UK: 6000+ building firms to fail by mid-2010 as falling house prices exacerbate crisis

I threw my shoes today, oh boy . . .

Guardian UK: Bush sneaks through host of laws to undermine Obama

Madoff Was Huge Dem Donor

Feel good Chicago story to take a blago break: A great Chicago hospital

They never got him out of the room, and they never put a body in front of him.

Democrats push voter turnout to 40-year high as 131 million cast ballots in presidential race

"He'd rather pay a prostitute than pay auto workers."

Someone threw his shoes at Bush today.

It's the second inning

Mumbai attackers more tech savvy than the police

Caption this .......


Wow, now this was f-ing quick..... (last graph)

Am I a bad man for wishing that Laura, Condi or Pearle was standing behind Bush this morning?

Am I a bad man for wishing that Laura, Condi or Pearle was standing behind Bush this morning?

where are the major announcements about Bristol's giving birth? Where is the GOP? nt/

Auto industry facts. Please help.

You mom's on dickipedia

One Last Bash: Which of the current or former BushCo slugs do you despise the most?

Does this mean we can leave our shoes on at the airport x-rays now?

Iranian acid attacker facing same assault

Is it unpatriotic to laugh at our President almost getting hit in the face with a shoe?

The guy who threw the shoe

Why don't the Dems in Senate force the Republicans to filibuster the Big 3 Aid Bill?

'Modesto Bee' Reporter Eyewitness To Shoes Tossed at Bush

Why Rove Attacks Eric Holder: To Provide Cover for Bush's Pardons

I'm wondering if LittleMan will keep those shoes (like Saddam's pistol).

It takes 4 days to write the auto bailout? Smells like a repuke dirty trick.

Moses Supposes His Toeses Are Roses, and so he showered Bush with Flowers...

Lindsey Graham tries again to ruin unit morale and cohesion in Aghanistan

With elections in February, Israel searching for its Obama

Barney Frank

Bruno Magli accused of manufacturing WMD's

Oh Mommy (Brewer & Shipley)

Barney Frank on 60 Minutes Now n/t

Larry, Curly and Smoe

Is it funny that someone threw a shoe at Der Chimpenfuhrer?

Could we organize "shoe drive" for the poor to express solidarity with Iraqis?

88 strong democratic family reunion today

Shoes Are No Threat - It Is Symbolic Disdain For God's Sake

N.J. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (and many Democrats) among potential fraud victims of Bernie Madoff

N.J. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (and many Democrats) among potential fraud victims of Bernie Madoff

What Colbert/Kenye West kerfuffle?

Crusader Bush. Not afraid of hijacked commercial airliners OR tossed shoes. Fearless. Mighty.

A sign of progress in Iraq?

Media spin: "Bush was cool under fire..prevented an even bigger incident ..waved off SS"

Imelda Marcos and bush. Why does fate connect dictators and shoes?

Media Matters: Media picks up where they left off 8 years ago...

Charity a great coverup for fraud, "look how charitable I am"

Anyone wonder why that particular reporter threw his shoes?

Justy think if McCain had had to dodge those shoes

I'm so ashamed of you laughing at a war criminal getting assaulted, LOL

I guess this had been answered already

We put up our shoe tree today.

My first and last compliment to Bush

Pinocchio Meets the Shoe Thrower. Produced by God. Loved by Humanity. nt

I don't support or condone the guy who threw his shoes at Chimpy

Throwing shoes as a Moslem insult

Let it Shoe, let it shoe, let it shoe. nt.

BBC: Shoes Thrown At Bush On Iraq Trip (showing the soles of shoes to someone is a sign of contempt)

Wasting Enough Rice to Feed 184 Million Is Habit Only Rats Love (Outrage warning!)

What happens in Vegas

Peter Werbe talking Big 3 LIVE from Detroit -- taking callers -- stream link

If all of these banks and lending 'institutions' are evicting people and foreclosing their homes

A slow dance in a dark room with Jackie Gleason.

AP review of ballots puts Franken Ahead

Did you hear Dana Perieno got bruised by a microphone


Good news for the RNC 8

War crimes, torture, civilian killing OK, throwing a shoe OH MY GOD!

I keep seeing that beautiful girl looking at me on my computer screen

I keep seeing that beautiful girl looking at me on my computer screen

Tom Daschle on Book TV now - topic is healthcare reform

Jill promised Joe that if he and Obama won he could have a puppy....

Holiday Parody (FORWARD TO A FRIEND)

Do you wish the shoe connected?

New World Order replaced by New Balance. Today we are ALL shoe throwers.

Reuters news from New Zealand website explains shoe anger properly.

Just saw Preznit Fuckstick's pathetic, cowardly face....

A month to go, and Bush finally does something right!

Illinois GOP launches special election campaign

Those "impressed" with Bush's reaction time: Imagine how many dishes & shoes Laura has thrown at him

Iraq TV demands release of Bush shoe attacker

Bush waved off his lead SS agent from extracting him from the room

Condo Calamity

AFP: Iraq's reconstruction a 100-billion failure: report

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

I'd like to see President Obama be the 21st-Century Trust-Buster

I'd like to see President Obama be the 21st-Century Trust-Buster

That shoes thing is all over YouTube...

We must end our anti-Islam Crusade

Days Of Decision - Phil Ochs

Iraq Did Have WMD As Shoe Barely Misses President Bush (Satire)

Pepsi Suicide Ads

Iraq war was needed for world peace: Bush

Wyeth’s Use of Medical Ghostwriters Questioned..(estrogen replacement)

December 15

One part about the Shoe throw The S.S. did really act slow.

One part about the Shoe throw The S.S. did really act slow.

Biblical billboards cropping up all over Kalamazoo MI

Nat Hentoff: What Does Letting Our Own War Criminals Go Free Tell Us About Ourselves?

AlterNet: Let the Banks Fail: Why a Few of the Financial Giants Should Crash

U.S.: India Prepared For Strike on Pakistan

Heisman Trophy ceremony,who was the jerk that kept yelling something?

Chicago Tribune Forced Fitz's Hand on Timing of Blago Bust

Where is the shoe thrower now?

Pakistan Haulers Refuse to Take Supplies to Afghanistan

Bush: Maybe he wanted to get on TV; I don't know what his beef is. GMA just now.

BofA layoffs hit longtime execs

hello darkness my old friend, I've come to talk with you again...

Newspaper Front Pages

The hunting of the president resumes

You wanna see one of the most generous things I've ever seen on DU?

If it could be done again, what would you rather have thrown at Booshe

T’was the Night Before Inauguration

WTF is wrong is Washington Journal

"News" source according to Google

I hope this chap is gone for good: "He's a drugstore truckdrivin' man

WP page A01: Smirk put a loophole in the $700 bn bailout allowing CEO bonuses

Saddam Lawyer to Defend Bush Shoe Attacker


Executive pay limits may prove toothless----there's a bu$h* loophole

The more things change the more they stay the same. 10cc plays "The Wall Street Shuffle", 1974

let me throw that f#cking shoe!

Economic Meltdown: CDOs explained

Something else Barack Obama must deal with and work on

* pushed bailout loophole on executive pay

Final Days Fire Sale - Lame Duck watch !!!

Primer repost for non-econ people on this big money hole Bush dug.

When Obama begins immediate withdrawel of troops from Iraq

Yankees Sign Iraqi Hurler

What is the FUNDAMENTAL thing that separates the thinking of the ULTRA-weathy

A Million shoes to the White House


Americans rich and poor pawn more to pay bills

Years later, Gulf ills linger

Bush says he got a look at the journalist's soul

Blagojevich or Palin??

Holder is going to be the flashpoint for the whole deal. It's KKKarl against US !1 n/t

I would never call my dog "Bush"

Biden picked a German Shepherd!

Holy Cow! "Bush Shoes" now on eBay - current bid $11,235.58

A complete 180 on current energy and environmental policy

I'm pleased to see the international press knows the difference between culture and religion.

Yahoo's "Most Emailed" photos

Wow, Freepers are so f*ing dumb

At today's Press Conference I Sincerely Hope Every Reporter Tosses A Shoe At Dana

The shoes Bush deserves to have thrown at him.........

Everyone has shoes at Bush events!

Iraqis are in the streets today shouting Bush's name!

Two BBC Stories 5 Years Apart: Leaders and Shoes

The Shoefly with appropriate background music:

a prediction: new rule for Bush press conferences

If a pie won't do, then hurl a shoe or two, if you haven't got a shoe, then God bless you

Iraqi media: Journalist questioned by Maliki’s guards and is being tested for alcohol and drugs

For those who are lauding and heralding Two Shoes....

Check out this dog!

Caption Maliki...

You can't duck your lame bushitler! You lame motherfucker!

Are banks not lending because they're already out of compliance?

Hey Sports Fans! It's Nazi Knucklehead time!

If you inherited a million dollars tomorrow what would you do?

Repeal the Filibuster, for the Sake of the Nation (excellent read from "The Nation")

How long until a shoe throwing browser game?

How long until a shoe throwing browser game?

‘Bush, Bush, listen well: Two shoes on your head,’

Lawrence Lessig: The made-up dramas of the Wall Street Journal

Pres. elect Barack Obama planning to travel by train to Washington ahead of inaugural, like Lincoln

Ok, it's official.....

Report: India readied to attack Pakistan

HEADS UP! Illinois Electoral College vote LIVE on C-Span now ....

Joe Scarborough: 'This clown...'

OK kids - Is it tIme to snail mail your old shoes to the White House?

Shew fly SHOE!

how myth's hurt us

Seriously, the RW caller wanted Stephanie Miller

Hang a shoe on your front door January 19

"special election not in the budget"

uranium in Connecticut wells - HAZMAT - includes a hospital

This Shoe Says "GO OUT USA!"

I think I'm going to mail my old shoes to the White House for Christmas.

How will the headline read?

Would you like to be Wealthy?

Have All The Numbered Persons In The Blago Seat Selling Scandal Been Identified......

UPDATE: authorities have determined source of weapon used by shoeter

What will DU do when bush is out of office?

How much damage can Bush do in 36 more days??

David Shuster, a Washington correspondent, will succeed David Gregory at 6pm.

David Shuster, a Washington correspondent, will succeed David Gregory at 6pm.

cluster bombs, Obama, Putin, head of China, Israel, India, Pakistan


Shoethrower has finally showed all, how much the world despises Bush.

In All Seriousness, What Charges Does Show-Thrower Face?

A Christmas Gift For Dubya! Send your smelly old shoes to the White House mailroom!

Where do you get the majority of your news?

ILLINOIS, -The Land of Larceny-

Brother Explains Shoe-Tossing Iraqi Journalist’s Anger

"I'm not like anyone else," murderer says. (Or is he...?)

Across Mideast, Arabs hail shoe-hurling journalist

Spam is booming

Should Governors be allowed to appoint Senators?

The Rude Pundit: Because We Won't Have Him to Kick Around Much Longer, Part 2

OPEC To Cut Production... Gas Prices On Way Back Up...

Yankees Sign Iraqi Hurler

Just preparing myself. The topic today is shoes. repeat, shoes.

3 NATO Fighter Planes Violate Pakistani Airspace

Leading lawyer calls for Rumsfeld prosecution

Why can't Blago or Pat Quinn appoint Carol Moseley Braun or Adali Stevenson

Did you notice that Obama has no southerners in his cabinet?

Maddow changes her tune, blames mainstream media as well as conservatives for overhyping Blago-gate

While US Taxpayers Were Bailing-Out CITI Bank, They Were Bailing Out Dubai

Earliest holiday memories?

Earliest holiday memories?

I feel just like Alan Greenspan . . .

I have a question for some people here...

Connecticut Democrats backing off Lieberman censure resolution.

If you didn't see 60 minutes tonight, you missed a good one.

USNews: Bush has been telling friends he expected a public-relations lift from conditions in Iraq

New Tax Rules: The Hidden Corporate Bailout - Time magazine (could be worth billions, this year.)

What if the shoe throwing had happened in the U.S.?

-9 Frikin degrees after factoring in the wind chill

Hit Me Baby One More Time

Blagojevich referred to his Paul Mitchell hairbrush as "the football"

Nutjob on with Hartmann

Supreme Court Revives Gitmo Torture Case

Pelosi speaking on CSpan 1 now

U.S. troops' new mission: America's 'special events' - look out!

Against Unions?

Sarcasm useful for detecting dementia

To show solidarity with the shoe thrower I'm changing my avatar for a day or two.

Muntadar being tested for alcohol and drugs.

Muntadar being tested for alcohol and drugs.

The economic crunch hits the Queen of England - SHE WILL WEAR PREVIOUSLY WORN OUTFITS

WAR STORIES: Inside Campaign 08-Harvard panel w/ Gwen Ifill, Axelrod, Plouffe, Davis, McInturff(vid)

McCain: I can't promise to support Palin for president

Shoe-throwing reporter becomes the talk of Iraq

Merry Christmas President Bush

I work a non-union job, and I thank the deity for Unions!

Laura Bush: "George told everyone goodnight ... and we kissed goodbye and he snuck out."

Military Entangled in 'Extreme Missionary' Christian Reality TV Show

Azzaman (Iraq daily newspaper): Bush is stupid, dumb and ignorant

Health Insurance gripe of the day.

Bowing to pressure from the GOP and Sen.Specter, the Senate Judiciary Committee

Was the reporter Random Task from Austin Powers???

A victory for irony as Elton John loses Guardian libel case

Question about looming auto company bankruptcies

Ann Telnaes

Advertisement for Tweety's program today

Does home foreclosure in other nations occur as often as they do here?

Bush:"I wish we had brought Osama bin Laden to justice, sure. But he's not leading a lot of parades"

For years, we Americans have had the threat of "shoe bombs" made clear

Bush re: Saddam: "I doubt in his worst nightmares...that we'd be standing in one of his palaces."

Why are the RW assbuckets talking about W's 'amazing' shoe-ducking reflexes?

Rice: Bush approach best to achieve Mideast peace

Madoff Was Huge Dem Donor

Symbolman and family.

Symbolman and family.

Madonna gives Guy £50m in divorce

How scarcity crime overpopulation tribalism disease are rapidly destroying social fabric of planet

Right wingers prove they are delusional as they react to the shoe thrower

He Missed

The Daily Show - Best John McCain Moments

A GMAC failure could doom GM dealers

Leahy Buckles, Will Push Back Holder Hearings

Are the Democrats cutting their own throat in Illinois?

Democrats must hate Christmas and Christians (PZ Myers)

20 dead in Iraq attacks

US anti-kidnapping expert kidnapped in Mexico

Self-reporting fraud rule for govt contractors takes effect

These boots are made for chuckin', & that's just what they'll do...

All-in-one reply to a few posts

Has Shrub "grown" in appreciation of freedom of expression?!1 (The shoe throwing)

Has Shrub "grown" in appreciation of freedom of expression?!1 (The shoe throwing)

Franken Camp's Optimism Grows

"Don't kick him in the head" was overheard as shoe thrower was beaten next door

Southern States Receive More Tax Dollars Than They Pay Out. Then...


Why The Shoe Was Thrown

Report: Ousted United Way CEO engineered ($2.1M) pension

Are the Top 10 Conservative Idiots on hiatus?

A Liar Loves To Lie

A testament to GWB....Loony

Does anyone know - the shoe thrower, what crime was he charged with?

Chookie from DU quoted on BBC news site

Hope is the thing with feathers

Finally, A Journalist We Can Look Up To! The Shoe Thrower Muntadar al-Zaidi

Rove Protege/Vote Suppressor/Former US Atty Tim Griffin Mulls Senate Bid

McCain Looking Elsewhere

Economy decimates dealerships

A most timely Xmas tune:

Detroit Outsider wishes he were sophisticated enough to say this more eloquently, but…what the fuck?

Send me your foreclosure horror stories! I'm pissed, and I'm going to do something about it!

TOON: Bush Shoe-Throwing Incident ====>

Happy Bill of Rights Day - Use them - Don't lose them

IRAQ: Looking After Pockets, Not Patients

Are lotteries ever used to DISTRIBUTE rather than raise charity funds?

Scanning the Internets for you

Al-Zaidi charged for throwing shoes in presence of Maliki, not for aiming at Bush.»

I'm Hungry- toon

What if it had been a grenade instead of a shoe?

Do you think BMW, Mercedes, Audi, Nissan, and other non North American headquartered auto companies

Bush on the invasion of Iraq leading to al Qaeda presence: 'Yeah, that's right. So what?'

A thread of Bush/Shoe gifs gone awry.

I'm pretty good at ducking, as most of you will know --

How is that investigation coming along into identifying the Wal Mart tramplers?

The Republican Noise Machine - by David Brock

Tweety discussing Iraqi responses to the shoes n/t


From Greece - If we do not burn, How will darkness come to light?

Welcome to my favorite EX-president's next presser!

LOL's "Tweety" can't understand why Arab would throw shoe at Bush...

there is a thread on the 'greatest' page which i will not link to...

The Shoe Not Intended to Injure, It Was Intended to Insult, and It Succeeded.

My fight in the war against Christmas

They've just posted a mug shot of the shoe thrower

Conservapedia: Discriminating between Liberal Satire and Real articles- I'm not kidding

And yet ANOTHER scientific finding that explains plenty

Budget analyst: Recent funding approach masks true costs of war

Look I am willing to say that I am proud of W -he is 62 years old

3300 miles...

Anyone here know how to program a Flash computer game?

All the foreclosure stories reminds me a little of this parable:

Have a laugh on that jerk...Robert Novak...

* too damn dumb to realize how bad he was insulted.

1998 Long Term Capital Management Bailout needs a second look in todays light

DU a poll?

"Muntadar al-Zaidi Did What We Journalists Should Have Done Long Ago"

Did Bush Intentionally want to trash the planet?

Rep. Hoekstra Won’t Seek Re-Election in 2010

Secret Service and the second shoe

I could watch this for hours!!!

Glenn Greenwald: Senate report links Bush to detainee homicides; media yawns

The flying shoes weren't about 'freedom' as Bush and Condi claim

Conservative launches crusade against Wikipedia

My kids can't believe the Internet wasn't around when I was a kid - I'm 39. They consider it the

My kids can't believe the Internet wasn't around when I was a kid - I'm 39. They consider it the

How Bernie Madoff Made Smart Folks Look Dumb

Plug in Hybrid goes on sale, $22,000

with all these Senate qualification questions........

How many deaths does Bush have to be responsible for

How many deaths does Bush have to be responsible for

Is this a threat? Been visiting Freeperville...came across this

Is Caroline Kennedy more or less qualified than Liddy Dole?

Democrats versus Republicans in the office

Some Liberals agree with the BushCons

Posts on destitute retirees makes me wonder--are non-AL co-ops for seniors possible?

GO OUT U.S.A.---Looks like the Iraqis found something to unite about


The hero of the Iraqi people

Do you want to see Rumsfeld pardoned?

Why didn't the SEC investigate Madoff even when there

Do you know why the UAW wanted a Jobs Bank program?

There once was a man with size tens.

Follow the breadbrumbs.. Our "troubles" lead back to the media.

So DUers, now that we've had a few foreclosures happen, can we talk about it?

It's like driving down the street and having people gesturing at you without all five fingers

Cuba's revolution at 50: gains fade, despair endures

Why is there still a "credit freeze"??

CODE PINK and the Shoes

All of a sudden I'm getting a tinfoil feeling about yesterday's incident....

No One Knew of this "Shoe Insult Culture?"..Ya kidding me? We been there for 6 years and NO ONE KNEW

No One Knew of this "Shoe Insult Culture?"..Ya kidding me? We been there for 6 years and NO ONE KNEW

Update: Shoe-Thrower had been Traumatized by US Aerial Bombings

As fuel prices plunge, car supply surges

Hey dems, repugs dont fuck around with impeachment do they?

Two Considerations for anybody Laughing over the Madoff Scandal

Vanishing 401Ks and IRAs - actual dollars from real peoples' wages

Here come the toons

Wis. lawmaker arrest on alcohol, marijuana charges

An eye-opening and disappointing story NYT article regarding Schumer's ties to finance industry

Rep. Dennis Kucinich on His Battle With the Banks: "They NEVER Had The $$$ They Said They Had"

Soldier recalls cries from boy brought onto base-Chaplain says senior officer aware of rape

WH pool reporters yuck it up on Air Force One: "I bet they’ll be serving us 'shoe-fly pie'"

Man talks about succumbing to PTSD after working on death penalty tie-down team.

Wow, how things are changing!

45% Suspect Obama Team Involved in Blagojevich Scandal


I'm probably alone in this, but I find the shoe-throwing neither amusing nor laudable

Did 'SNL' go too far with its Gov David Paterson skit?

Food as a weapon

Poll Question: Should your credit rating be used to determine your employability?

Poll Question: Should your credit rating be used to determine your employability?

Fed Refuses to Disclose Recipients of $2 Trillion

Send group hugs to the shoe thrower

Bush Comparison Seen As Unfair to Dogs

"you can't have integrity if you don't believe in god"

What does "Washington insider" mean to you?

Some thoughts on improving schools from the the president of AFT:

Support DU and other Liberal Blogs: Take the 2008 Political Blog Reader Survey

Mich. man starts campaign to boycott Alabama products

Won't be watching the video...

When you think of Caroline Kennedy running for Senator, imagine how you'd feel

Another suburban ghost town

Another suburban ghost town

Shoe gifs

Dubai makes me want to puke.

My husband just got asked to provide birth certificates & marriage licenses

Please sit with me a while and weep.

Toyota halts U.S. Prius project

Shoe throwing is an insult only in Muslim cultures

I saw an interview with a retired couple who lost a million bucks ..... and I felt bad for them.

The rich are eating themselves.

Holland Township family angry that supermarket won't personalize cake for their son

MoJo blog: The Obama admin will be defense of Miers and Bolton Jan. 20...perhaps Rove as well.

I want to point something out about wealthy people


Is being rich & connected a good reason to get a free Senate seat?

Oops Toyota suspends construction of $300M plant

Condi re: shoe incident: "is a kind of sign of the freedom that people feel in Iraq"

Secret fund behind £33bn Madoff scam is uncovered

Generic anti-Bush sarcastic comment

Should pre-employment drug testing be legal?

Throw Your Virtual Shoe at Bush!

'Prophet': Obama won't make it to the White House

Florida Republicans distance from new committeeman, Stormfront, son of former grand wizard


Obama left with little time to curb global warming

If the shoe fits.....wear it... Bush shoe size apparently a 10..

If the shoe fits.....wear it... Bush shoe size apparently a 10..

If the shoe fits.....wear it... Bush shoe size apparently a 10..

Thinking I might hang shoes on my front door in lieu of the

Two BBC Stories 5 Years Apart: Leaders and Shoes

I'd be perfectly happy if Bush didn't get any jailtime at all. On one condition.

Next primary all posting will be done barefoot.

Ok I didn't get the memo about "liberators" and "flowers"

PHOTOS Sign Up, Sign Up


Americans should build a gargantuan shoe in front of the White House

In Iraq, Shoes wear YOU!

Dolphins Win Yessss!!

Does the shoe-throwing incident mark a low point in Bush's popularity overseas?

PHOTOS How would Obama deal with an airborne object?

Is one expected to send Christmas cards?

Media play meteorologists, baselessly forecast "clouds" for Obama because of Blagojevich scandal

I am listening to... ask me anything

Jasonc is Freakin' Hot

My 'puter just turned itself off, and then right back on again.

Get your Obama Elf right here , folks

Get your Obama Elf right here , folks

Wretched excess

OMG! I just spoke with my Mom and found out she met Nichelle Nichols (Uhura on Star Trek TOS)

The temp is now 50 degrees F. It'll be 10 above by morning,

The. Kitchen. Is. Clean...WOOOHOOO!

Still no power at home... thank goodness for family

How did bush get so good at dodging flying objects??

Todd Solondz?

There's a.....there's an uhhhh.... a spot on your monitor....

I am Nomad. Are you perfect?

If you're drunk and/or stoned right now, check in

GAMERS! My son just said the shoe-throwing episode would make a GREAT video game.

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

Yesterday I put my cut Christmas tree on the porch with the fresh cut end in a bucket

The Dallas Cowboys are about to play!

Open the pod bay doors, Hal. . . *Ahem* I *said* open the pod bay doors, Hal.

CSPAN's Week Long Series on the White House Begins Tonight! (12/14)

Ya know, if Arby's is running low on turkey....

First-person account of the shoe throwing at Richard Perle 2005

My old digital clock says the time is 1`:L7


Bush: "I don't know what his beef is." - Reporter(al-Zaidi) had been kidnapped in 2007





Official shoe pun/joke thread....

McCain: I can't promise to support Palin for president


Frost Meets Nixon in General Release Christmas Day...



so...was that the other shoe dropping?



There is something old, with people who are older, that is really new to see.


one thousand and ninety videos of the Shoe vs. Bush incident


Is there a legal defense fund set up for the shoe thrower

I finally was inspired to choose a new avatar.

Are you of the belief that...

Following Obama, black Iraqis run for office





Barack Obama: The first Jewish president?

What is your gut feeling about how the Blagovedich prosecution will end up?

It's time for .... Post Your Favorite Bookmarked Thread

Cell phone text support Me---->.even though i have my alerts enabled

Have you all seen this?

net neutrality: Google Quietly Tries Brokering Deals With ISPs To Get Priority Access

Idiots in my neck of the woods...

Biographies of strange people you'd like to see?

Las Vegas Wranglers hockey team hold "Blagojevich night".. will skate in prison jerseys.. LOL

What's for dinner, DU?

Who loved the alternate Futurama theme?


AP report: Obama left with little time to curb global warming

Would anybody care to try an isosceles fish sandwich?

any chance bush is going to holland soon?

Dubai Mall

You just gotta love NYC

Eric Idle "Fuck Christmas"

The shoe guy in Iraq deserves further thanks! Joe Scar is frustrated no accolades for Bush

Are We Still In Kansas????

Cowboys Win!!!!

I Got A Scion!!!!!

Does Morning Joe think NYC Christmas crowds represent the entire country?

On breaks, Obama will return home to city streets

It's snowing in Redding

Joe Scar Squeezes His Sour Grapes Into Whine

help me pick my hairstyle

I've been eating chili all day.

I really can't say for sure what the heck this thing is

HDTV question:

Is your favorite Carol on this list?

What if they had all joined in?

Roads, Trains can't handle January 20th Droves (Inauguration)

NYT: As the Economy Falters, Obama’s Goodwill Grows

The Next Great Hope For Rightwingnuts

I want a bumper sticker like this or similar:


Why are you batter?

I'm Having A Blessed Day...

Da Secretary of FUNK

Please register your preference. You may only select one.

This one's for SPK! Hope it gives you a smile!

Where can I find an overcoat like the one presented here? (pic follows)

i'm a professional cynic but my hearts not in it

Today Is The Day...Electoral College Elects Barack Hussein Obama

Bush On Al Qaeda Not Existing In Iraq Before Invasion: ‘So What?’

Politico- On a self appointed mission to try and bring down Obama

Bush History-Retired US Military Officers to Bush: No Torture! 12/15

For his safety and everyone else's, George Bush should not be allowed in any foreign country, PERIOD

Considering how many died on Bush's watch, the warm and fuzzy Bush PR invokes nausea....

I'm an idiot, my final portfolio's due Tuesday, not Monday.

the whole shoe thing is laced with irony.


Screen caps of the new 'classic' starship Enterprise (Pic heavy)

Wewt! Four episodes of 'Rocky & Bullwinkle' on Retro Night!

How many families will be destroyed because of these?

weather report: "wind chills will improve to 10 to 20 below zero"

So what do you think Obama's reaction was when he saw the

More parents need to name their sons Barry because it's a good name

Bush has decided to remain indoors in a secured room for the remainder of his term(35 days)


Across Mideast, Arabs hail shoe-hurling journalist

President Al Bundy finally jumps the shark

President Al Bundy finally jumps the shark

I just spent 20 something dollars on a cat toy

Will Obama Make Colin Powell the Middle East Envoy?

Well, this is kinda scary... ABC This Week w/McCain

Freepers are calling Blago to offer support, urging him NOT to resign

One of my favorite Christmas songs ever

Obama Birth Certificate: Supreme Court Turns Down Another Challenge

A GAME--what would other politicians have done if a pair of shoes were thrown at them?

Okay, who knew about Obama's bizarre birth defect?

BlagoGate - Cartoon


Obama begins Inaugural Events in Philadelphia!!

BARF!!!! Did you watch that Barney WH RedWhiteBlue Christmas thing on MSNBC? How insulting

Any thoughts on the AFC wildcard race?

Why are you butter?

My date went well

I'm Not Special


Will the Obama certification be on tv?

Investigators asking about bond advisers' donations to Richardson's PACs

"Scrooge in Rouge"

PSSSSTTTT, Ocelot took the day off from work, so NO talking about her today...

Kitten Picture of the Day for Monday December 15

Baltimore Browns, I mean Ravens LOSE!

landlord called.... power is finally back on

Anyone notice that while Bush ducked, the Iraqi Prez tried to catch the shoe??

Evan Bayh Forming Conservative "Blue Dog" Caucus In Senate

Van Halen's Legendary M&M's Rider

I found this poll in one of my local newspapers today

OK, which one of you beat me to

Leningrad Cowboys Go America!

I'd like to dedicate a song to the *idiot son

Why is Jeremiah Johnson only a 3-star movie?

I love the local news. It keeps one well informed.

What to do if someone in your life alternately loves and hates you

DU computer geeks! I need your advice...

This is one of the ways I'm staying sane until vacation next month:

Shocco just let out the worst sound and then he

Obama team: review shows no inappropriate contact

David Katzenberg, Nikki Hilton, Paris Hilton and Benji Madden model their new Coveroos.

Another One Bites The Dust - Wrotnowski v Bysiewicz

Could someone here please explain this gif to me?

LOL: "This holiday season Barack Obama has been our Tickle Me Elmo."

Does anyone have a Slankie? Or a Snuggie?

Obama being President Elect has made me view the showing throwing incident differently

Today's PSA: Peanut Butter Jars in the Microwave


Will Obama only make "secret" visits to Iraq?

I see the future - I see January 20, 2009 -

Monday Balloting Begins Electoral Vote Ritual to Certify Obama’s Win

goodnight all . . . .

BREAKING-Obama transition team: Review of contacts with Blagojevich complete.

tomorrow is my birthday! yay for me!

Remember him like this.

I saw The Dark Knight this weekend. I was neither blown away nor grossly disappointed.


Free cookies.

And yet, in spite of everything...

Dumping the old dog or cat and replacing them with a younger pet...or even a sofa??

That is it!!!! I'm making sloppy joes tonite.


This defines Obama's position and no amount of bloviating by the media and RW can change it

Election Aftermath Realities; "Bush-hating" GOP friends who still voted for McCain

State of the DUnion: how ya feelin'?

Anybody ever listen to "Revolution # 9" played backwards in digital format?

Do you think this ad is for selling pot?

Since turtlensue has gone AWOL, I've been forced to make a bet with madinmaryland...

A pic of my windows completely covered in ice...

The Twelve Days of Bushmas

BREAKING: Barack Obama (Officially) Elected President!

Earliest holiday memories?


Bush agrees to sit in "dunking booth" at Baghdad carnival.

The soda machine is speaking a foreign language

What's the most important aspect of the "Shoe Throwing Incident"?

AP analysis gives Franken recount lead

You know what's really not funny?

Post a picture of a underrated city

Internet or sex, which would you choose?

I cannot begin to describe how wrong this is

XemaSab: XemaSab reviews "Australia"

Life Magazine photos of women in the 1960s

Fey, Palin, McCain dominate list of top 10 quotes for '08

I have decided to stay at home today

I am listening to hardcore techno to celebrate Obama winning in the Electoral College today

How much RAM is your computer using right now?


Proposed Constitutional Amendment to be introduced:

Conservatives worry Obama isn't ingnorant enough...

Daddy's Limping. (no, not a new country song)

Congrats Dallas fans

Bush: "The surge is one of the greatest successes in the history of the U.S. military,"


What kind of gift says "I'm sorry I insinuated that you are a baby

I got a PRIAPUS!!!

You know that song? By that guy and that girl that goes woo-hoo and the video is all black?

If there were no negative consequences, what would you do?

Blagojevich defense strategy unveiled:

Is this professional?

The Seven Deadly Deficits . . . by Joseph E. Stiglitz . . . Mother Jones

You got a problem with that????

To the wingnut who stole my Obama/Biden magnet and left a note …

Where is pancakes house?

The teakettle causes great panic among the Cat Corps.

-9 Frikin degrees after factoring in the wind chill

You know that thing? You know, that thing in that place where those people did that stuff?

I am officially interested in becoming the next Senator from New York

It is Raining here... Yes here! (Picture Dial up warning!!!) Post weather PICs here!

American Idol to get even more lametarded

woot my daughters scoliosis is gone woot woot woot

woot my daughters scoliosis is gone woot woot woot

Barack Obama Earns More Votes Than Tickle Me Elmo

*SAD* no Daily Show or Colbert to watch pre-run tomorrow

For HEyHEY, in honor of his move to Beijing!

PHOTOS You Gotta Love Reggie

I tried to toast some shoes

The RetroLounge Daily Poem Thread (Mon 12/15/2008)

Wholly Freakin Shit - it's hailing!

I am sneezing my ass off!

Anyone know where I can get 2,015 candles for Baby Jesus's birthday cake?

KUDZU!! It really is going places. Kudzunol...

I am tweezing my ass off!

I am fucking PISSED at my DR

Senator Ken Salazar (D-CO) leading contender for Interior Secretary...?

Come cry with me

I am sleazing my ass off!

Anyone else tired of seeing and hearing Sally Field doing the "Boniva" commercial every 5 minutes


Any ideas why Blago isn't resigning?

Cheney: Obama Will "Appreciate" Our Expansion Of Power

Bush Administration plans to sell 160,000 acres of Utah wilderness to gas and oil interests

Hi everyone...I am back from Western MA

Anyone else tired of seeing and hearing Sally Field doing the "Boniva" commercial every 5 minutes

Sometimes the Light's all Shining on Me!

My Wife starts her new JOB today!

Tweety wants to know why the Iraqi people are dancing in the

Thoughts on Blago and Demanding his Resignation

You've just realized that there's a man eating monster in your basement...

Is this unprofessional?

To all the haters of the move "the Dark Knight"

IT'S OFFICIAL - BARACK OBAMA IS PRESIDENT (Washington State put us over 270)

Is it stupid to go to the ER for something non-life-threatening?

Poll: Blago Mess Not Touching Obama

I think I'm in love with a toaster

BREAKING: ABC/CNN interview w/ Dick Cheney - Cheney confirms waterboarding was used!

Schuster accuses Obama of using Fitzgerald as a shield to hide behind. WTF?

Caroline Kennedy haters -- answer this

Support DU and other Liberal Blogs: Take the 2008 Political Blog Reader Survey

There had to have been a second shoer.

It's that time of year again! You better Elf Yourself. ;)

The BlueIris Semi-Nightly Poetry Break, 12/15/08

How to break up a cat fight

Baseball Afficianados: So were Zaidi's "pitches" in the strike zone? How fast was the pitch?

Camera question - 6.1 megapixels vs 10.2

Madonna gives Guy £50m in divorce

Phrase of the day: "With a shoe". Change any Lounge thread to use "With a shoe".

NBC is showing video of Biden's dog....

You know what I hate about Java?

TOON: President Bush & The Shoe Thrower

Holy crap! Secret Service set to announce new protective procedures for all press events.

David Lynch on product placement in movies.

To all those criticizing the Secret Service for this oh-so terrible shoe "attack"...

Please don't be impressed with Bush's ability to duck shoes

Anyone ever had rooibus (red tea)?

From the Cafferty File: Watching a lame duck duck really quacked me up!

My new baby kitten

"billionaires using public funds to construct a private playground for the rich and powerful."

Check in if you live in a town with a sports team that's made losing a dynasty

Monday, December 15th. William Shakespeare's Thought For The Day:

BWAHAHAHAHA - Web Parodies of Chimpy ducking the shoe

Better late than never: Some pics of my Election Day experience.

Post a non cartrucksuv picture - A pic of another mode of transportation

Wanna have a fight?

How much would Repugs have charged for Alaska?


Unless you live in New York

Freepers are catching a break - the "media" finally picks up their cause.

I am niceing my ass off!

Post the name of your favorite pet ever (if you can narrow it down)


Don't you want to be clean shaven, young man?

My New LOL Cat For the day

OK... all DU agents... prepare to copy..

How cool is this? "Obama to take train to Inaugural" He is going to pick up Joe too!

Throwing stuff at politicians. A cream pie, for instance.

Just to be kind to the freepers, another Sarah Palin' picture for their pleasure.

So Sarah Palin is good enough to be our President, but not John McCain's President.

****Heads Up: Obama Now Live To Announce Cabinet Members****

San Antonio Obama Tree

Regarding gravity and its untoward effects on the body:

The movie Delgo records worst opening in history. Averaging $55 per theater

I'm moving to Beijing!

Worst product placement in a movie.

What are you listening to?

What part of "F*ck him" does the Media NOT Understand? Clarifying the Obvious.

Help! Has anyone ever had squatters take over your empty house before?

anyone here use(d) rosetta stone?


PHOTOS Running for the Presidency

Funny cat video. "hey...hey...hey...hey....BAM"

Support DU and other Liberal Blogs: Take the 2008 Political Blog Reader Survey

Transition Delaying Release Of Blago Review At Fitzgerald's Request

The Obama movement: is it real and persistent? What will it do, and how?

What do you think you'll mostly be doing during the Obama presidency?

Gay Musicians From Bay Area To Play Inauguration Parade

AP Analysis Franken ahead by 8+ votes/// Both camps slash ballot challenges to speed count end

Ice storm pix

Kerry urges Pakistan to control spy agency

Coleman Asks Court To Stop Absentee Ballot Count

I never thought I would say this: I'm Impressed with Bush

I'm very concerned about Obama's Cabinet picks.

We will be greeted with flowers at our feet not shoes at our heads

With my apologies to Mr Moore "the night before christmas 2008"

With my apologies to Mr Moore "the night before christmas 2008"

Feliz Navidad ....Feliz Navidad .....Feliz Navidad Prospero Ano y Felicidad.

"Friends with benefits"... can that really work?

Obama is not center right.

A never-before-seen picture of the Daughter of Frankenstein! In all her big-giant-headed glory!

Waiting for my Child to Come Home

Be the Shoe! Play the Game!


What are your top 3 Barack Obama speeches.

My kitty loves my new e-cigarettes

Jay Carney - leaving TIME Magazine to work for VP Biden as Director of Communications.

Maryland or North Carolina?

I am freezing my ass offf!

The Worst Television Show

Obama is 1.3289023 FEET left of center

Do You Support Caroline Kennedy's Bid To Replace Senator Clinton?

Did Biden just refer to "President Gore"?

A highlight reel of the best spankings administered in media

Kerry formally named today as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committe

I just snuggled a puppy. Are you jealous?

Our Caroline made the first of many smart moves today.

I like being gay.

MSNBC's First Read: "Caroline vs. the Clintons?"

Obama's Education Pick Set To Drop Tomorrow: Arne Duncan

I'm offended that Caroline Kennedy seems to think she can demand the Senate seat

Economic Recovery: Congress Should Invest in Preventing and Ending Homelessness

I've hit "refresh" so many times in the past 24 hours...

"first day of winter and the longest night of the year"

"first day of winter and the longest night of the year"

Update on the baby girl who was in cardiac arrest.

Things that people say when they're trying to be funny... but they're not.

Cuba: Before and After the 1959 Revolution

All of you celebrating the shoe thrower should be ashamed of yourselves.

All of you celebrating the shoe thrower should be ashamed of yourselves.

i just got electrocuted by the toaster

Musical Lounge Lizards! Can ANYONE identify this song or artist?

Blago-yevich is holding out for the movie deal.

Coulter: Minnesota Senate race 'being openly stolen' (god forbid we count all the votes!)

NGOs demand justice for Peru massacre victims

Mumbai attackers more tech savvy than the police

Bush on visit to Afghanistan - White House

Iraqi justice system falls short - report

Taiwan, China open direct transport, postal links - Update

$27B Marine Corps vehicle program at crossroads

In this global crisis, the U.S. has opportunity

Teenager completes UK coast walk

In Utah, the Parowan Prophet predicts disaster will prevent Obama from taking office

Help urged for UK motor industry

Airport nosedives

Evan Bayh Forming Conservative "Blue Dog" Caucus In Senate

Bush Administration created executive pay loophole

Russian warships in Cuban visit

Pact targets Pakistan terror link

U.S. soldiers’ behavior forced Muntadher to throw his shoes at Bush - al-Zaydi’s family

Bush on the invasion of Iraq leading to al-Qaeda presence: 'So what?'

Gunmen kill seven from Iraqi family

Iraq group sues Rumsfeld, US security firms for torture

Suspect arrested in Oregon bank bombing

Fed Refuses to Disclose Recipients of $2 Trillion

Supreme Court Grants Review Gitmo Torture Damages Case

(AP) Exclusive: Questions of KGB ties for (South Ossestia) activist

Dead US soldier IDed in Germany

Iraqi who threw shoes at President Bush hates both US, Iranian role in Iraq

Bush 'Not Insulted' by Thrown Shoes

Toyota delays Mississippi assembly plant

Obama Camp: We Did Nothing Wrong -- and We'll Prove it Next Week

Fannie Mae gives renters a break

Attorney Says Case Against Blago 'Significantly Exaggerated'

Blagojevich tapes have potential witnesses speaking out

Drivers halt Afghan supply route

At Fitzgerald's Request, Obama Team Delays Release Of Blago Review

Dreier Held In ‘Inhuman’ Solitary Confinement, Lawyer Says

Free Internet In Limbo As FCC Chairman Cancels Vote

Palin Apologizes to Pastor for Fire at Her Church (Fox News)

States’ Funds for Jobless Are Drying Up

David Shuster to Host MSNBC Political Program "1600 Pennsylvania Avenue"

Iraq TV demands release of Bush shoe attacker

STOCK MARKET WATCH, Monday December 15

Obama names energy secretary, environmental team

Supreme Court Allows Suits Over "Light" Cigarette Marketing

Riot squads surround protesters at police headquarters

US Senator Kerry warns Pakistan govt over spy agency

Supreme Court won't review Obama's eligibility to serve (again)

Chavez: Venezuela Could Renew Anti-Drug Operations With US

Review shows no contact with Blago

Grand Jury Investigation into Richardson Donor Heats Up

World court inquiry sought in Afghan rapes

Politico and Reuters Forge a News Distribution Alliance

Anti-Kidnap Consultant Kidnapped in Mexico

US costs of Iraq, Afghan wars top $900 bln -report

Poll: U.S. Public Generally Backs Obama on Iraq, Afghanistan

Uruguay left picks ex-guerrilla to run for president

World’s oldest portrait in peril

Iraq rally for Bush shoe attacker

Former US Attorney Tim Griffin (Karl Rove protege) Mulls Senate Bid

Cheney: Obama 'not likely to cede authority' (will “appreciate” the expansions of executive power)

Presidential Electors Confirm Obama as Next President

Obama to arrive in Washington by train

Time Running Out for Obama to Curb Global Warming (Fox News)

Turkish intellectuals issue apology to Armenians

NY Governor Paterson's office says "Saturday Night Live" went too far

Chrysler's plan to beat the Chevy Volt

McCain: I can't promise to support Palin for president

Caroline Kennedy to Seek Clinton’s Senate Seat

Guantanamo should stay open, waterboarding OK: Cheney

Chill out, you beautiful people, the Versace beach is refrigerated

Bush created executive-pay loophole (in the $700 BILLION bail-out)

DOJ Lawyer Dropped Dime On Bush Wiretaps

Vatican to be sued over sex abuse claims

Toyota suspends completion of Mississippi Prius plant

Accelerant poured around Palin's church

Syria, EU initial cooperation agreement

Former US President Carter meets Hamas leader

Israel, Hamas up rhetoric as truce nears expiry

The Region: What they say isn't what you hear

Egypt lashes out at Iran for Gaza support

Israel frees 224 Palestinians to bolster moderates

Israel expels UN rights envoy who compared Israelis to Nazis

Cheney Claims Shoes Thrown at Bush Were Really Sizes '9' and '11'

Jeune Afrique, France: Obama, for All Time!

UAE: Bush Didn’t Tell the Truth

Roads, Trains Can't Handle Jan. 20 Droves

Wall Street Journal: The (Alleged) Real Story Behind the Rushed Blagojevich Bust

Guardian UK: Bush sneaks through host of laws to undermine Obama

Official History Spotlights Iraq Rebuilding Blunders

Our Disinformed Electorate

Latest smears prove Obama foes getting desperate

Ignore Your New Flat Screen. Put Down Your Wii. Use The Week After Christmas To Volunteer

Blagojevich: 2 sides of troubled Illinois governor, sinking deeper

In this global crisis, the U.S. has opportunity

"Reagan, Gorbachev and Bush at Governor's Island" National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book

Police thwart Moscow rally, seize 90-130 people

al-Zaidi the Shoe Thrower Gets Endorsement Deal With Nike

The misguided war on Christmas

Hendrik Hertzberg: Appointments

Abolish The Dept. Of Homeland Security-Six years on, it's still a catastrophe.

Change You Won't Believe (James Kunster)

What part of "F*ck him" does the Media NOT Understand?


NY Yankees Sign 'Iraqi Shoe Thrower' to Free Agent Deal

Red-State Army?

Racial Extremists Are Infiltrating the Military for the Chance to 'Kill a Brown'

PALAST: Why is Obama considering GOP scammer for Secretary of Education?

It's Time to Junk the Electoral College

Guardian UK: We're not all middle class now

"Torture trail seen starting with Bush" by Jason Leopold (12-15-08 OnlineJournal)

Nazi Echo (A Consortium Archive)

What have we learned about the Madoff "scam"?

Microsoft to empower 50,000 Nigerians with IT, outsourcing skills

Anti-Flag Operation Iraqi Liberation

The Week In Cartoons 12/13/08

Shoes that beat Saddam's picture [DUBAISESSION.COM]

Shoe Throw, New Video

SNL: Good-Bye Amy Poehler

"Here's your Goodbye Bush!!"

Under Pressure

Granholm on why our domestic auto industry is so important on

Uncl,e Sam is spying on you

Wal-Mart Employee Trampled to Death by over 200 Salvage Black Friday Shoppers !

1 minute tease of Barney Frank on 60 Minutes last night (Full Video included)

Funny version of shoes flying at Bush

BUSH CLUELESS Re: Shoe Thrower - 'The Guy Wanted To Be On TV'

Loophole Takes Teeth Out of Bailout Bill

Bush Reacts To Shoe Thrower

Bush Dodges Shoe - The Matrix Version

The Great Depression

[Updated] Bush Shoe Incident in Iraq {CNN}

Bush On Al Qaeda Not Existing In Iraq Before Invasion: ‘So What?

Arne Duncan, Obama's Education Secretary

TYT: How Do You Steal $50 Billion Dollars?

Young Turks: Obama Gets Denied On Secret White House Memos

Bush Dismisses Zaidi's Shoe Insult-"I don't know what his beef is"

Funny take on Bush being hit by shoe.


Young Turks: Ann Coulter - Obama Wants To Be Known As Hussein

Remember this shit?

Dire sunrise at Wanat

Some U.S. troops to stay in Iraq cities

Former Ranger on cross-country trek for Tillman

Report: Tricare vulnerable to overseas fraud

Bush in Iraq: War not over, more work ahead

Ex-congressman to deploy with reserve unit

Former Lewis Ranger sentenced in bank robbery

Task Force becomes part of AfriCom

Plan would take pirate fight into Somalia

New Orleans on track to deploy, InSurv shows

West Point cadet apparently takes own life

Indian navy captures 23 pirates in Gulf of Aden

New nuclear sub christened in Newport News

NSF officials favor modern icebreakers

Putting MRAPs in good hands

Program allows troops to build language skills

Hornet CO punished over video

Crash unnerves San Diego neighborhood

Boom time for contractors?

Grafenwöhr may get UAV facility

Groups want Gunsan air show canceled

U.S., Iraqi forces strive to maintain gains in key Jamilla marketplace

Yokosuka security personnel want residents to be good neighbors and ‘help

VA Glitches Rob Vet Widows of Benefits

Corps' $27b EFV at Crossroads

Bush's Iraq-Afghan Tour Hit by Dissent

(Military times) Op-Ed: If Wishes Were Horses. . .

Some Convoys May Be Paying Off Taliban

(Air Force Times) Editorial: F-22 Raptor debate is a disservice to taxpayers and troops

US-Israeli Citizen Fights Deployment

Smoking makes a comeback

Hidden Travels of the Atomic Bomb (Two new books by three atomic insiders)

World dignitaries launch anti-nuclear plan

Double trouble: Replacing tropical rainforests with oil palm plantations threatens biodiversity …

UK's Stern Toasts Bush Departure At Poznan Talks: "Goodbye, George" Elicits Shouts Of "Hear, Hear!"

Bush Endangered/Threatened Protection Rate - 8 Species/Year (Clinton: 65, Bush I: 58) - CBD

Australia Swears Mighty Oath To Cut GHG Emissions 5% By 2020 Using 2000 Baseline - AFP

Developing Nations Enraged By $80 Million (No Typo) "Adaptation Fund" Authorized At Climate Talks

Arctic Sea Ice Formation Delayed 2 Months In 2007 By Warmth - Maybe Six Years Before Ice-Free Summer

Thinning out: A new study suggests that these glaciers may be thinning, endangering water resources…

Monbiot on the IEA: At Last, A Date

Bye-bye birdy : Global warming suspected as reason for a declining blackbird population in Arkansas.

Climate change no fairy tale, says Sore (Solomon Islands)

With 20% Of Global Corals Already Dead, NAS Proceedings Suggests "Holocene" As Name For Latest ELE

Good Thing They Didn't Throw Shoes - Oz Prime Minister Climate Hecklers Wrestled To Ground -

Illegal Amazon Logging Gets High-Tech Assist - Hackers Infiltrate State Computer Systems - BBC

WHO - Zimbabwe's Cholera Epidemic Definitely Not Under Control - 792 Reported Deaths To Date - AFP

Kempthorne Announces New "Special Rule" To Permanently Block Any Steps To Aid Polar Bears

Obama left with little time to curb global warming

Subsiding Hopes: Southeast Louisiana is sinking under its own weight, even as sea levels rise …

Ohio State Study - Greenland Ice Loss In 2008 Up 300% From 2007 - Increased Snow Not Compensating

Hemlock Joint Ventures to Invest up to $3 Billion to Expand Polysilicon Production

Hawaii Announces 10-MW Ocean Thermal Energy Partnership

Congressman: Delay Cape Wind; Says hearings are possible

Nanotechnology solutions to climate change

New form of hydropower to be used in Hastings (MN)

IEA Chief Economist Projects Global Oil Peak In 2020 - Birol Worries About Lack Of Investment Today

Boulder County solar project to offset 6 percent of traditional power (CO)

Climate Specialists Warn Forest Service Staff On Potential For Wholesale Ecosystem Shift - D. Post

Toyota suspends completion of Mississippi Prius plant

Lucrative Palm Oil Crop Putting Red Apes in Danger

Canada Surpasses 2000 MW of Wind Energy Capacity Installed

Busting a network of anti-environment, energy lobbyist front groups

Simmons and Hirsch discuss the imminence of Peak Oil

Scientists urge caution in ocean-CO2 capture schemes

The REAL Maverick: Present Economy worse than Depression

New Tax Rules: The Hidden Corporate Bailout - Time magazine

This big money hole Bush dug- can some smart person here put into context the size of the problem?

Why is Madoff's Ponzi scheme illegal, when the current meltdown

Question about banks and default mortgages....


Great Read on What Happened in September w/ Economic Collapse

Big 3 Aid or Lucy holding the football for Charlie Brown?

One thing I've noticed about RWers and the insult to the American Workers

A Second Mortgage Disaster On The Horizon? Alt-A and Option-ARM mortgages - from 60 Minutes


A Second Mortgage Disaster On The Horizon?

Victory for Workers Who Waged Sit-In

Joanne98 (THANK YOU)

After 6 die, OSHA finds (42 serious ) violations

The veiled legacy of President Bush: Special to the Jewish Times

OSHA behind on regulation, accountability

Worker killed when trash truck falls on him

Company cited in death of construction worker ($1,500)

MCA Drivers in Atlanta Vote for Teamster Representation

Union win at NC pork plant a rare victory

Wal-Mart in Weyburn certified as UFCW Canada unionized store

USW Condemns GOP U.S. Senate Leaders for Auto Loan Rejection

Panel settles pilots' issue: NWA union angered by seniority decision

SAG strike talk has actors nervous

Companies Refuse to Pay OSHA Fines including death ($222,065 from South Carolina companies alone)


Following the ‘Green Jobs’ Road from Bali to Poznan

Solidarity with Republic workers, UE Local 1110

Fed mulls cut to key interest rate as economy sinks

Labor wins at Smithfield

Healing the Rift Between Labor Unions and Environmentalists

Today in labor history Dec 15 labor-backed Age Discrimination in Employment act passed

Occupation of Chicago factory ends, but raises larger questions

The Window and Door Factory

A Global New Deal

Bailout for the People: “The Cook Plan” by Richard C. Cook

Bailouts: The Ultimate Double Standard

U.S. Economy: Industrial Production Falls on Autos

Look who’s defending small schools

Support US Labour? You must be a racist!

Gay Musicians From Bay Area To Play Inauguration Parade

"Scrooge in Rouge"

This shit makes me so fucking mad!

Birth certificates to reflect NY gay-marriage move

Hungary court overturns domestic partner law (because it diminishes marriage)

Bronx pol: Gay groups threatening me

This is progress, I GUESS....


I saw Milk last night

Cuba and Venezuela Working on Optic Fiber Communication Cable

Chavez: Venezuela Could Renew Anti-Drug Operations With US

An interesting site about the School of the Americas

Kick ass Mika thread in GD.

Cuba's revolution at 50: gains fade, despair endures

I'm starting to dig these Steelers.

HELL YEA Carl Peterson resigns....YEA YEA

One of the best moments yesterday in the NFL....

Does anyone know how the SF Forty-niner's did against the Dallas Cowboys this year??

Besides the BCS title game, which bowl match-up seems most intriguing?

Will the Obama administration be the first to seriously regulate genetically modified food?

Could the diabetes epidemic be down to pollution?

GMO contamination in Mexico-s cradle of corn

15 days ago I quit smoking.

Mammogram in AM

That "gratitude" thing happened again.

Virtual Circles of the Heart ...

Midlodemocrat's update on the baby girl who was in cardiac arrest...

I guess he /was/ an angry old man!

Need some input on Canon lens upgrades

Sunrise Over The Homer Spit - Alaska

Above the clouds, an inspiring sunset.

I baked a cheesecake for my husband's birthday!

Is Drost's baking cocoa imported from Holland Dutch processed?

fancy pan question

Which one basic reference cookbook is the must-have?

Where gators hang out.


"I just can't believe this is all there is"

Why does Pope Paul's coffin

Senator Reid is against a New Assault Weapon Ban!!!

Former ISI chief on 9/11

DSCC wins battle for White

USB wifi dongles for eMacs?

Oh Crap.... shell hijacked. Anyone have the number for Trend micro support?

Et tu, Google?

Need help NO Youtube anymore!

Billy Joel's NewZealand's concert


Absurd Blagojevich VP Claim

Diary written by Bobby Muller, Vietnam Veterans of America: A Guide to Help Our Troops Survive

Beatty owes manager large amount of money

Boston Globe article on lots of MA people working for Obama - many ex- Kerry people

DailyKos diary to rec & comment

YES! JK is Chair of SFRC!

Well, we are coping with the Great Ice Storm of 2008

'Be vigilant' over vomiting bug

Madoff's $50bn scam may be the first of many

George Osborne's brother, the £150 hooker & drugs